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Miss Chloe Clark is again assisting at the
E. P. Botts of Bossburg has been in town most
of the week on business.
Councilman Charles E. Wingham was confined to
his home several days this week with the grippe.
Mrs. T. E. Smith, Mrs. A. W. Goodenough and
Mrs. Florence Goodenough went to Spokane Wed
nesday to remain over Sunday.
A dance will be given at the Colville roller rink
Christmas night, with the Bennett & Walgamott
orchestra engaged to furnish the music. A mas
querade dance is being arranged for New Year's
Ben Setzer, an early Stevens county prospector
and settler, has returned from Nevada and will
remain here this winter. He is interested in 1
several mining claims in the county, among them
the Sunday Morning and No. 1, and will do assess
ment and development work.
The grand New Year's eve ball which the Odd
Fellows have given annually for 18 years has been
turned over to the opera house management this
year. A new floor will be placed in the house
constructed specially for dancing purposes. The
Bennett & Walgamott orchestra will furnish the
City council met Tuesday night in commissioners'
room at court house. Present were Mayor Harvey
and Councilmen Savage, Torrey, Diffenbacher and
Stenger. Objections to Janet street grade assess
ment were presented by Attorney J. B. Slater
acting for property owners. Salary bills allowed
were to Jesseph & Grinstead, city attorneys, $50;
H. E. Bonner, city engineer, $100; A. B. Sansburn,
clerk, $40; J. S. Wright, chief of police, $70; J. M.
Williams, superintendent water system, $70.
Ordinance No. 123 relating to theater licenses
passed second reading and placed on final passage.
Report of W. L. Terry showed $428 collected from
water users for month of November. Communica
tion of Supt. Williams regarding water rates read
and approved. Report of Chief Wright showed
five arrests for November and $11.50 fines collected.
Ordinance No. 124 confirming assessment roll of
Janet street introduced and passed first reading.
This provides that half the assessments shall be
delinquent Jan. 1, the balance April 1, delinquent
assessments to bear 15 per cent interest.
Ladies should call and see my stock before plac
ing their orders for any kind of holiday millinery.
All goods are offered at a reduction for this month.
Colville Millinery Parlors, Mrs. J. F. Leighton.
We deem it a pleasure to show you our work.
Call and look it over. Justus & Treadwell.
G. W. Denny of New London, lowa, brother of
Ex-Sheriff E. M. Denny, will move to Colville next
week from Springdale, where he has been visiting
for several weeks. Mr. Denny comes to this
country for his wife's health and if satisfied with
the results of a change of climate will remain.
Lucile Mitchell, aged four months, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. T. D. Mitchell, died at the home of
Mrs. Hartman on north Hooker street last Tuesday.
The funeral service was conducted by Rev. G. H.
Wilbur of the Congregational church Thursday.
Mrs. Mitchell will be well remembered, by Colville
friends, as formerly Miss Posey Hartman.
The Baptist Young People's Union held its
monthly social at the home of Miss Ada McColeman
last evening. The contest for the last month be
tween the blue ribbon wearers and the browns re
sulted in 381 points for the blues and 410 for the
browns, hence the blues furnished this entertain
ment. The society has already doubled its mem
bership since starting the series of membership
The Bostonia Sextette Club at the opera house
last Saturday night was an attraction which was
highly appreciated by the music lovers of Colville.
Skilful renditions of both classic and popular music
well merited the hearty applause which was given.
The vocalist did not come up to the high standard
of the club, but this was forgotten in the strains
of orchestral harmony which floated and welled
from the instruments under deft touch of artists.
The opera house management secured this attrac
tion under a cash guarantee. They hardly expected
to make expenses, and in this they were not dis
appointed, but Colville has been shown the spirit
of the management which desires to bring the very
best talent to this city, and this spirit is going to
Lost, a four-horse whiplash. Finder please re
turn to this office.
Will Open Next Week
See Me for Holiday Goods, Watch
making and Repairing
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