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The Colville examiner. (Colville, Wash.) 1907-1948, November 09, 1918, Image 5

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Misfortunes CAN happen to you. You are not im
Suppose your wife took sick and you lost your work
at the same time? It would be hard luck, wouldn't it?
What would you do ?
Suppose you were injured in some kind of an acci
dent. Then suppose you were laid up for several
months and that your pay should stop. What would
you do? How would you make ends meet?
Suppose you die. What would your wife do? Could
she keep the family together? Even if she could, it
would mean long slaving that you could have saved
Suppose you drop into our bank today and let us
talk to you about a bank account. You will feel a
whole lot safer with a rainy-day fund in the bank. Just
a little every week, and you'll soon have a substantial
The Oldest Bah^ /n SrEV£NS Cocvr^
IBank" Colyille
■ Advertisement. J
Go to Rich's for your glasses. Sat
isfaction guaranteed.
Cole's Airtight heaters at the R.
E. Lee Co.; safe and economical.
1916 model Overland for sale cheap
if .sold soon. Inquire E. O. Arm
field, Leader Dept. Store.
If you want graham, try a nine
pound sack of Top-Noch, for mush or
gems. For sale at all dealers.—adv.
Strayed—Roan mare, weight 800,
Brand H on wether, white face, pig
eon-toed, had bell and halter on. No
tify Carl Wiltermood, Middleport.
For sale, 2 houses and lots, Nos.
439 and 455, E. Second avenue, Col
ville. Write D. McTigue, Aladdin.
For sale fresh cow and calf. 2 pigs.
Inqure Victor May ranch. Harry
For sale at a sacrifice, six lots
30x40 with buildings, in Corbin's ad
dition, best garden spot in town.
Will not refuse a reasonable offer.
-Address R. H. Champ, Mehama, Ore.
Jersey bulls, sons of Pogis 75th,
whose first ten daughters averaged
over 500 pounds butter as two-year
olds. Priced for quick sale.—W. M.
Hudleson, Colville.
Strayed from my place 12 miles
east of Colville: Bay horse, blocky
build, weight 1500 or more, white
spot in forehead, one white hind foot.
Bay horse, rangy build, weight 1500,
white spot in forehead. Belonging
to John Rickey. Finder please
phone 1256.
Geo. R. Jessee of Marcus has se
cured the Chalmers agency for the
Colville to Boundary territory, and
will answer all inquiries on cars, or
Service guaranteed 6,000 mile tires,
and 6,000-mile puncture-proof tubes.
Lost, two bay geldings, 2800 pounds.
Had halters. Roached manes; P. G.
Jourdan, Aladdin.
Cole's economical stoves at. the R.
E. Lee Co.
See program for the following week
at the Colvillle theater.
Colville Marble and Granite Works.
Order now for spring delivery. Write
for catalogue and price.
The pocket loose leaf billing and
statement system is the latest in use
in Colvillle. Bills and statements
and memoranda can be carried in an
indexed pocket book, thus saving much
time, worry and calculation. It is
also used for a petty ledger, or by
houses which do a cash business with
an occasional credit carried for a few
days. The Examiner furnishes the: ■■
books and fillers, and samples can be
sent by mail.
Insure Your Horses
and Cattle i
In a lure end reliable company. In
hui'i- asainnt death from any cause.
Dr. Johnson, Veterinarian
Colville. Wash.
For sale, Oakland Six. Five new
tires. Phone 624.
Cabbage for sale, reasonable if
sold at once. O. J. Wolfe, R. D. 2,
H. C. Gates farm.
Miss Bessie Donley and W. W.
Campbell helped at the postoffice this
week, volunteering because of the
shortage on the force, due to influ
Strayed—Bay mare, coming 7
years old, weight about 1050, white
saddle marks on side, brand on right
shoulder. Reward for taking up and
notifying C. H. King, R. 1, Addy.
Strayed—4 head of cattle. 2 red
heifers branded "O-C," hole in left
ear. Roan with warts on head. 1
brindle, right ear off, left split. H.
M. Morrow, phone 112-x6, R. 1,
Wanted, girl or woman for gen
eral housework. Write Mrs. J. L.
Walsh, Republic.
Lost—Brown mare, age 2, Brand R
left shoulder. Inform R. R. Bald
win, Rice.
We take this means of thanking
the many friends, whose sympathy
during 1 our recent bereavement was
expressed with their many kind acts
and beautiful flowers. Mrs. Nath
alie Dupuis and family.
Mrs. Lillian Sylvester Davis of
Echo valley was taken to the Col
ville general hospital Monday night
to under j?o a major operation. She
has two sons in the service.
Miss Stacia and Miss Ella Bresna
han of the local board are back on
duty, having recovered from attacks
of Spanish influenza.
Miss Lillian Acorn and Miss Marg
aret Waddell, students of Whitman
college, returned home Saturday to
remain until the school opens again.
Among the guests registered at
Hotel Colville this week were Lee
Chisom of Laurier, W. E. Chapman,
W. J. Graham, J. M. Glasgow and A.
R. Geutsch of Hunters, W. L. Light
and family of Davenport, Chas. Mon
her of Davenport, Mr. and Mrs. J. P.
Flood and Elmer Trick of Valley, R.
J. Lafferty of Spokane, C. Mitchell,
Harry Zachow and Edwin Hayden of
Loon Lake, F. E. Tickell, A. Rennie,
H. F. Kipper, J. J. Davis, P. F. Mil
ham, Emil White, B. A. Lunderson
and sons, A. S. Heartfleld, L. P. Hay
den, Minnie F. Manley, E. J. Ander
son, Mrs. E. R. Mitchell, R. O. Aus
tin, S. J. Wall, all of Spokane, John
Van Dorm of Orin, Thomas Bowers
of Chewelah, J. C. Dehaven of Col
ville, Mrs. C. E. Cooper of Sandpoint,
Charles Heffley of Deer Park, Geo.
Brown of Cheney, Russell Harris of
Chewelah, li. L Bligham of Kettle
Falls, Mrs. C. C. Gaking of Silver
dale, B. F. Cook of Chewelah, Gerald
Vinsent of Orient, Max Delekine of
Orient, Win. Heinemann of Addy, P.
H; Graham of Boundary, Nelire De-
Longe of Woudspur, W. P. Cassell of
.Seattle, T. E. Keightley of Danville.
You can always get your money
back—W. S. S.
Your county la behind in its War
Saving! pledgee. Buy W. S. S.
The Colville Examiner, Saturday, November 9, 1918
Raymond Longfellow Bradbury, but
recently appointed mailing clerk at
the postoffice and for several years
a member of the postoffice force, died
at the Red Cross hospital Sunday
evening at eight o'clock from pneu
monia following Spanish influenza.
His death marked a realization
among the people of Colville as to the
growing seriousness of the influenza
Mr. Bradbury was the son of Mr.
and Mrs. J. W. Bradbury of Kettle
Falls. His wife, who was ill with
the influena at the same time, is re
covering at the home of her parents,
Dr. and Mrs. Brigham of Kettle Falls,
and funeral arrangements had to be
postponed until her health would en
able her to attend. Mr. Bradbury
also leaves a sister, Mrs. Lucile Curry
of Rice. Mr. Bradbury was thirty
four years of age an<r was bom in
Illinois. He had lived in Stevens
county for ten years. He was a
Mason, a Knight of Pythias and a
member of the Woodmen of the world
His genial, kindly disposition and
clean character had made him loved
by many friends who are going to
miss him.
Mr. Bradbury stayed at his work
until Postmaster Durland urged him
to go home. He went home Monday
night of last week and both he and
Mrs. Bradbury became so ill that
they were removed to the hospital on
Sunday. Mr. Bradbury died that
United States Weather Observer
W. L. Sax, makes the following
report for the month of October:
Maximum temperature 78 on the
2nd and 12th, minimum 26 on the 26th
and 30th, average for month 50.5,
which is 5.2 more than the average
for October for the last 33 years,
and the warmest October since 1889.
Precipitation was 1.5 inches, which is
.12 less than normal. Clear days 11,
cloudy 17, part cloudyS.
Robert L. Walsh and Benjamin F.
Hammond, two well known Stevens
county boys, received orders to re
port at Camp Polk, North Carolina,
to enter a tank training corps, and
left Wednesday.
Fred J. Williams, son of James M.
Williams, a plumber of Colville, is
beginning to consider himself rather
unlucky. He has been eagerly wait
ing the arrival of his eighteenth
birthday so that he might enlist.
When the time came, he offered his
services to Uncle Sam and has been
waiting notification as to whether
his application had been accepted.
The news has come that he will be
expected to report at Camp Polk,
North Carolina, to jenter a tank
training corps, but young Williams
is in the hospital with a broken leg.
He has been working in. one of the
garages in Colville, and Friday night
he broke his leg in an auto mishap.
Such is the irony of fate, thinks the
would-be soldier.
Edwin T. Rice writes his Colville
friends from Cheney, where he is a
member of the S. A. T. C, that about
seventy men out of one hundred
there had the flu, but that the epi
demic in the school is on the wane as
only about twelve are now ill with it.
He says that it missed him and he
has the duty of answering the tele
phone inquiries about the flu patients.
The men are tightly quarantined in
the barracks, but play cards, read and
play the piano to keep things from
getting monotonous. Ho says that
the printing department there is a
good one and he spends an hour and
a half each day studying printing.
The men have kitchen police duty, in
spection and other military routine
and lire expecting their uniforms
Mrs. .1. M. F.ilertson and little son
arrived this week from Ellensburg
and are the guests of Mrs. Eilert
son'a sister, Mrs. L. H. Rothlisberger.
Mr. Eilertson is in the officers'
training camp at Presidio
Miss Irene Seal has been very ill
with influenza but is now recovering.
Mrs. Elton K. Spicer has as her
guests at her home, Valley View, her
mother, Mrs. L. M. Shepherd of Min
neapolis, and her sister, Mrs. L. M.
West of Ashton, South Dakota. Mrs.
Shepherd will make her future home
with her daughter, while Mrs. West
is here for a visit of indefinite
Mr. and Mrs. L E. Jesseph went
to Walla Walla Wednesday where
their son Harry, who is a student at
Whitman, is ill with a light attack of
A story is being told of a reply
given by a student to a question in
an examination paper:
"If twenty men reap a field in
eight hours," ran the question, "how
long will it take fifteen men to reap
the same field?"
The student thought long and care
fully before setting the answer, and
when he handed in his paper this \»
what the examiner read:
"The field having already been
reaped by the twenty men, could not
be reaped by the fifteen."
The Red Cross branch in Colville
took over the Harvey hospital Mon
day and is receiving influenza pa
tients there. Only influenza pa
tients are now being oared for
at this hospital, which has been
turned over by Mrs. Harvey to meet
the needs of the influenza situation.
The Red Cross is asking the people
of Colville and vicinity for the nec
essary food for the institution. Veg
etables, bread, canned fruits and
other foods will be needed from time
to time and the Red Cross is depend
ing upon the generosity of the people
to help in this way. Mrs. George
■Stenger is in charge of the food do
nations, and any one wishing infor
mation should call her. She can tell
you what is needed at the particular
time and about the delivery of it.
The people of Marcus have re
sponded liberally to the call of the
Red Cross hospital there for help of
this kind.
Alfred Lawrence Davis, the 2-year
old son of Seth I. Davis, died Monday
morning of Spanish influenza and in
terment took place Tuesday after
noon at Highland cemetery, where
services were held, Rev. J. S. Bell
officiating. This is the second
death in the Davis family during the
past week. Mrs. Kster Davis having
died of the influenza Tuesday, Oc
tober 29.
Mr. and Mrs. Davis with their
throe children, were about to move
onto their new farm property near
Colville when the epidemic hit their
home with such sad results. Little
Alfred leaves a twin sister and a
toother ten years of age
In a letter to his mother, dated
October 7, Raymond liresnahun
wrote' that he had been wounded by
shrapnel through the right shoulder.
Corporal John Shea, a friend of Bres
nahan, wrote the letter for him and
said that no bones wen broken, but
the piece of shrapnel cut one of the
main arj^^iy; and destroyed some of
the nerves', thus paralyzing the right
arm for an indefinite time.
In spite of the above described
wound, the Colville boy dictated to his
friend: "Otherwise lam feeling as
well as ever." He received his
wound the second day he was in any
fighting. That was on the 27th day
of September, just a month after he
arrived in France. He is in Com
pany X, 305 th infantry of the
American expeditionary forces.
Ray attended the Colville high
school, where he was a senior. He
was ill for a time with diphtheria
and this kept him from finishing his
course. He went with a contingent
of select service men June 84, He
is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John
Bresnahan of Colville. His sister,
Miss Ella Bresnahan, is a member of
the local draft board office.
To feel strong, have good appetite
and digestion, sleep soundly and en
joy life, use Burdock Blood Bitters,
the family system tonic. Price,
$1.25. —adv.
With the New York Weekly Service
and a general new line of goods ar
riving weekly am able to show up-to-
date millinery always
Prices to suit everybody
Come and see for yourselves
Mrs. C. L. Durkee
138 East Astor. Colville
Fordson Tradlor
Made by Henry Ford & Son
a carload of fordson tractors will arrive
in colville this week. place your order
at once if you want one of these tractors.
the fordson tractor, like the ford car,
Carries a guaranty backed by henry ford
Authorized Distributors for Stevens, Ferry and Pend Oreille Counties
That's the extra profit one shipper made by marketing
at the
Spokane Union Stockyards
Another shipper saved $400. Send us your next shipment
in carload lots or in a community car with your neighbors.
Highest prices in the northwest paid right here. Write
or wire for quotations and weekly market letter.
Box 2185, Spokane, Wash.
Uncle Sam says you must do it EARLIER!
Your first thought should be of the soldier's Xmas.
The amount you can send overseas is limited. So is the
space your gifts can occupy.
You can subscribe to the Home Paper for him
It won't take up any of that two-pound space. All the
returned soldiers tell you what the home paper means over
there. Every soldier from Stevens county should get the
Colville Examiner. The publisher is not permitted to send
it unless some one subscribes for it.
You can send him a little Loose-Leaf Memo Book
Every soldier appreciates this little loose-leaf book,
for notations, names, addresses, and diaries. They weigh
one ounce, can be carried by the soldier wherever he goes,
and they cost you either 7()c or 95c.
We can all send cards and letters of greeting
You can come in TODAY and leave your order for
Xmas cards. Artistic cards printed with your own indi
vidual message, and Xinas seals to go with them. These
cards are most popular this year, when people are all try
ing to save, yet want to remember their friends.
Let us handle your next shipment and get you top
market prices. Spokane is your nearest shipping point,
and the place where you can get best returns.
and be assured of the very best selling service. We can fill
feeder and stocker orders.
P. W. Murphy Commission Co.
Union Stockyards
Spokane Washington
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