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Democracy Issue Number 577 Him' If you want to give a present make it worth while. Make it something that appeals not so much for value, but for appropriateness and the senti ment it conveys. Jewelry fills the bill. Jewelry for every gift need soldier or civilian. Let this be your Christinas store. We are capable of - meatihg-the demands of all, and giving the best gift satisfaction to be found. Buy here. There will be no after-holiday regrets through things not measuring up to your fullest expectations. The gift you want to give is here. Moderate prices and a fine assortment, with satisfying service. - IF ITS FROM RICH'S ITS RIGHT** Hotel Colville Building Electricity For Light, Heat, Power Stevens County Power & Light Co. ELECTRIC LIGHTS BATHS SAMPLE ROOM STEAM HEAT FREE BUS Hotel Colville The Largest and Best Equipped Hotel in Stevens County P. B. DINGLE, Proprietor First -class dining room in connection, under supervision of Mrs. Dingle. GOLVILLE ABSTRACT CO. Abstracts of title to Stevens county lands, mines and water rights Frank Ko&ka Merchant Tailor Colville, Washington iTopNoch Flour Mills j£ We are filled up with ® S wheat, and will take m j| no more until further ,/g 1 TopNoch Flour Mills | tbe Colvillc examiner Golville, Stevens County. Washington, Saturday, November 16, 1918 High class tailoring for men and women Dry cleaning, pressing, repairing, altering OFFICIAL NEWS OF CITY AND COUNTY CITY SHOWS JOY AT PEACE NEWS COLVILLE'S DEMONSTRATIONS LAST ALL DAY—BEGIN WITH BIG PARADE Community Kinging, Municipal Bon- Ore, and Burning of Kaiser, All Help to Draw Crowd Colville has been accused of being an icicle when it comes to demon strating her feelings. It may have been true,' but the icicle surely thaw ed out and completely melted when news of the signing- if the armistice reached here at 9 o'clock Monday morning. The town went wild with excitement. Dignity was forgotten in the uproarious celebration which followed the good news. All the bells which the town boast ed were set ringing and every one wished there were more of them. Whistles blew; out came the family gun from each house to adil its part to the noise-making. Then, out from the house and business houses came the people and a parade was started. "Mother" Dingle started the parade by ringing a huge cow bell and calling everyone to fall in, until the procession was three blocks long. This was no orderly, quiet parade. It was a demonstrative, clamorous, irrepressible mingling of grown-ups and small boys, carrying everything from a circle saw to a tin whistle to help express their feelings. Soon the band members assembled and led the march. They wound their way in serpentine fashon through the muddy streets or down the sidewalks as suit ed their fancy, marching and counter marching for over an hour. "The Star Spangled Banner" was sung as it never was before here, when the crowd stopped at the cor ner of First and Main streets for a community sing, led by Miss Violet Hallowell. The most jubilant njem bers of the mob joined hands and danced in a big circle around the band, the musicians themselves doing regular sailors' hornpipes as they played. A truck load of young peo ple drove to Oiin, waking the peace ful country along the way with their cheers and songs. It was a morning Colville will not soon forget. A municipal bonfire on Main and Astor was the scene of the evening jubilee. Boxes and wood were piled high and the blaze lit the streets for some distance. A platform had been erected for the speeches and singing. Rev. Leonard Garver, with his usual eloquence, spoke of the meaning of the day, not only for America, but for the entire world. The people cheered when he asked them in closing to cel ebrate the day by giving to the United War Campaign fund for the men who had fought to make peace a reality. There was gathered togeth er one of the largest crowds Colville has ever seen and they eagerly signed the war fund pledge cards. Miss Hallowell led the community singing with the aid of a group of girls who were with her on the platform. Then came the burning of the kais er, an image of whom had been erect ed by Jim Hendricks on top of v pile of wood on First and Main streets; As he burned the people sang and he finally toppled over, withered arm and all, while the air rang with Mar seilles. A. May, well-known French born American, sang the chorus of the national song of France with the French words. When he finished he told Urn people that the kaiser was afraid to surrender to the conquering generals, but had "taken to the woods." He added that if he were over the.re he would take his gun and hunt the Kaiser to the "last ditch," but he would "get him." It was a late hour that heard the last of the explosions and gun shots with which the people of Colville ex pressed their great joy at the news of peace for America and the world. Cars full of cheering people drove up and down the Main street of Col ville all Monday morning . Many of them were Ford peace parties. Miss Violet Hallowell marked time so vigorously with her arm in the community singing, that on the "morning after" she thought serious ly of advertising for a maid to do her hair for the next week. The Flu and the war seemed to have been somewhat confu.sed in the people's minds Monday. They seemed to think the flu was ended just be cause the war was, and no one thought of wearing flu manic*. Any nis'-Za, f/?ovi Tuf la.o A' TE T? 1)T& Wftßj y ( ly ' \,•, '] J way all the wide smiles which we were wearing would have been cover ed. • Roy Dorman, with his face black ened and a big straw hat on, was the whole ministrel show in himself. Many failed to discover his idenity until late in the day. Colvillo didn't have a peace celebra tion all planned by the Chamber of Commerce as Spokane did, but she knew that her ingenuity would not fall short when it came to thinking of appropriate- WKW of showing her joy- , \ While the Kaiser -lowly succumbed to the flames of the town bonfire, the girls sang, "Old Kaiser Bill ain't what he used to be, ain't what he used to be, etc." And it was Kaiser Bill (now Mr. Hohenzollern) who said he wouldn't "stand any non sense from America" after this war was. over. I'otal strangers embraced on the streets during the first joyful mad ness of the peace celebration. Men went round slapping each other on the backs and it was surprising how many citizens broke into spontan eous jigs or clog dances whenever the band played. We wonder if Mrs. Peddycord saw George W. in a circle with a group of youngsters whirling madly around until they had to stop for sheer dizziness. Some biased individual called Mrs. "Mother" Dingle pro-German because she voted for Dill. She surely look ed it as she walked at the head of the morning parade joyfully ringing a big bell to celebrate the end of the Kaiser's reign. Everytime you look ed, you could see Mrs. Dingle riding in a different vehicle. She was everywhere at once and was quite in dignant when someone told her it wouldn't be good for her to get so ex cited. "I may be pro-German, said Mother, "but I've had a great day of it." Jim Petty was conspicuous during the morning parades with the flaring headline, "The Kaiser Quits," cut out from the evening Chronicle, mounted on cardboard and fastened to his coat. SCHOOL REOPENS MONDAY AFTER FLI! VACATION In accordance with instructions of the health officers, the Colville school will reopen next Monday morning. Should any individuals know of pu pils who live out of town and whom the ordinary means of publicity are slow in reaching, they would bestow a favor on all concerned by notifying such pupil.s. Those living in town might especially help in this. It la important that pupils return to school work promptly Monday morning. The board of directors has not yet taken action in regard to holiday va cations or the question of making up work, but will attend to these things as is deeemd advisable. Whatever provisions may bo made for the re mainder of the term, it seems proper at this time to request of pupils, parents, patrons and others that as far as possible all social and pleasur able functions which might interfere with school work be dispensed with. Especially should affairs on an eve ning preceding a schood day be dis couraged. This is a wish which has al ready been expressed by school board, teachers, and parents. It is believed that all will cooperate to prevent, as far as possible, any interference with school work. Sometimes parents con- Bent to pupils attending functions un der the impression that they are $1.50 Year in Advance; 5c Copy school affairs when such is not the CUe, Parents and gUkfdlUU arc wel come to make inquiries of the super intendent when in doubt about such matter!*—A, T. Suttoa, Superinten dent Colville Schools. MANY HUNTING PARTIES OUT DI'RING DKKU SKASON The deer season came to a close all too soon for some ardent sportsmen who would have liked one more hunt before Nov. 16. The county auditor's office issued 6360 county licenses and 175 state licenses this season, which shows the popularity of Stevens coun ty for the hunters of big game. On Nov. 8, William Workman, Fred Klwood and Arthur Douglas returned from a four-days hunting trip with three hlacktail deer. Their hunting grounds were north of Danville. W. C. Vilwoek wenl into Kerry county last week and with his bro ther-in-law C. IJ. Vlerth spent the week-end hunting in the woods. It raised all the time and they said all they got was "wet" but they returned in time for the peace celebration on Monday. Thomas Aspcnd, Dr. J. W. Hen son and Frank Schumaker returned from their big hunt Saturday. They brought in three fine large deer and some birds, from the country thirty miles northeast of Metaline. The hunting party composed of A. J. Lee, V. L Ballard, Francis Town send and E. J. Milberg left Colville Oct. HO and returned Nov. 10. They hunted some ~iX) miles above Hoyds, "packing in" about 12 miles. Mr. Milberg stirred up some excitement by getting lost Friday night and spending the night by the side of a fire waiting for morning to help him find his party. It was a cloudy day and he mistook a light rift in the doUdl for the .setting sun and used this direction for west in trying to locate his party. He had a bird he had shot just before nightfall, but he didn't get hungry enough to cook it, and so didn't get anything to eat until the next afternoon. In the morning the lost hunter got his di rection from the sun and came close enough to his friends to hear their signal shots. He used his last shell to give an answering signal. The snow was a foot and a half deep and it was so wet that the party had little luck in finding big game. There aro several parties returning the last of this week, having hunted up to the last day of the season. Dr. O. F. Vinson, G. G. Graham and Bert Nicol left Tuesday on their deer hunt Judge F. H. Rudkin of the U. S. district court at Spokane has been a guest at the home of Atty. and Mrs. W. Lon Johnson this week. Judge Uudkin and Mr. Johnson were to have had a hunting trip together, but Mr. Johnson had not .sufficiently recov ered from influenza to make the trip. The judge, however, joined a party which included L. M. McFarland, G. G. Dorman and D. K. Zuck and they made the Lenhart cabin on Bear mountain their headquarters for a deer hunt. First Officer—Did you get that fel low's number? Second Officer —No; he was going too fast. First Officer —Say, that was a fine looking dame in the car. Second Officer—Wasn't she? Bvery War Savings Stamp help* a soldier—and you get your money back with Interest, An Exponent for Stevens County WAR WORKERS BUSY ON DRIVE CAMPAIGN PROGRESSING WELL STATES COUNTY CHAIRMAN W. LON JOHNSON Extend Time for School Children in Victory BojV und Girls' United War Work Cumpuign The armistice is signed. The power of right has again overcome a temporary reign of most ruthless might. The allied forces have ac complished their purpose, and kaiser hill has signed on the dotted line and gone to the country to reflect on his actions which have decimated a once great nation. The Stars and Stripes still lead the procession of civiliza tion, and Americans have now become citizens of a united world. But this victory has bom made possible by the boys in khaki who have been taken from our homes and sent overseas to personally grapple with the Hun and wrest from him the right of the world to live in peace. To these boys our hearts should go out in thanlugiving, and OIU definite degree of thankiglving can be shown in the manner we respond to this week's campaign for war work funds to make his life tolerable. Contributions to this war work fund will show our real affection for our soldiers who have made victory possible. The victory is worth something from you. Will you dem onstrate that YOl' are worth while in this victory? Already over the t«p The United War Work campaign is programing splendidly in this coun ty according to the county chairman. Springdale with a quota of $1000, and White Lake with a quota of $250, went over the top the first day. It is thought that others finished their drive early, but these were the only reports which had been reoeivd up to Thursday. The Victory Hoys and Girll, under the leadership of I'rof. E. E. Elliott as county chairman, were organized this week over the county. In Col ville Miss Martha Ide and Carl Kery had charge of this work, and found the boys and girll enthusiastic over the idea of pledtfintf their earnings lo provide comforts for the soldiers and sftllori, Colville begU) bet campaign in an informal way Monday during the big peace celebration. Some of the Red ('ross ladies took donations on a l>ir. flag which they carried through the crowd. In the evening after Rev. (larvei's tddrttM, solicitors signed up a large number of pledges among those who had come lo the celebration bonfire. Wednesday afternoon the so licitors be^an a simultaneous can vass of the business and residence districts. No figures are yet avail able, but the committee feels certain that the quota will be reached. Rev. J. 8. Hell, Key. Ceo. E. Kline, ar.d Mrs. K. B. Goetter form the local committee J. I). Casey is treasurer arvl Atty. 11. Wa<le Itailey secretary. White Lake showed its patriotic feeling by its eaKerness to give, and much credit is due Kric Carlson, Mrs. (ieo. A. .Skiles, Mrs. K. A. Sunnier i Continued on page suveri.) %* FRANK B.GOETTER ' - -v ~--,3s^ DRUGGIST chemist V. tS&Sj shading r >*"'^»f! I>KnGBTORI '^S^^L- COLVILIB The Pictures you are planning to send to that wol dier of yours—they must soon be on thfi way if you would make sure that he has them to gladden his heart on Christmas morning. MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TODAY It's time for the Christmas mail to France. SMITH'S PHOTO STUDIO North of First National Bank t oltille, W«wh.