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The Colville examiner. (Colville, Wash.) 1907-1948, December 23, 1922, Image 1

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A Weekly Journal of
Sixteenth Year
Solid gold diamond set cuff buttons were $16, n0w....58
No. 12 size 21-jewel open face watch, 20-year filled
case was $30 now $15
Magnificent Mahogany chiming hall clock was
$275, now $145
Silverware sets, 26-piece, closing out at $12.25
Solid silver toilet set, 14-piece was $75 now $37.50
Fine guaranteed pearl necklaces were $30, n0w....515
Frank Ko&ka
Merchant Tailor
Colviilc. Washington
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1 Merry Christmas 1
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1 Happy and Prosperous I
I New Year i
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Cbe Colvilte Examiner
High class tailoring for men
and women
Dry cleaning, pressing, repairing,
Golville, Stevens County, Washington, Saturday, December 23, 1922
Christmas Seals
Sale Closes Dec. 31 and
Stevens County Makes
Good Report
Next week will close the 1922
sale of Christmas Seals, the little
colored stickers that support the
Health Crusade and Nutrition Work
in Stevens county schools and
throughout the state and nation.
H. A. Scarborough, county chair
man of Seals sales, and Mrs. Ross
Culver, Colville chairman, report
some fine work being done by par
ents, pupils and community workers
in the sale of Seals this month.
Some country districts have sent in
twice for additional seals.
Important Work
The Modern Health Crusade
teaches to the children the princi
ples of cleanliness, neatness, physi
cal exercise, proper diet, promptness,
obedience, and regularity. The value
of this work has so impressed it
self on teachers and pupils that
every effort is being made to con
tinue the work.
The Nutrition Work is for the pur
pose of bringing underweight chil
dren up to normal weight, in order
that body and mind may function
coordinately, thus giving opportunity
for parent and teacher to get proper
remilts in home and school education.
Christmas Seal Sale
Each December the National Tuber
culosis Association furnishes Christ
mas Seals for sale to all persons to
use on their Christmas letters,
packages and greetings. The seals
are three colored lithographed em-
blems, like postage stamps, and
their use signifies that the sender is
willing to spend a small sum each
year in working for the health of
Community Chairmen
Clayton, F. A. Strieker.
Loon Lake, R. L. Dailey.
Springdale, R. G. Sabin.
Valley, J. B. Hergesheimer.
Daisy, W. L. Beaumont.
Rice, B. F. Frampton.
Hunters, V. F. McPherron.
Northport, S. V. Thistlewaite.
Kettle Falls, Cornell Vander Meei.
Marcus, Emmaline Schlauch.
Orin, F. E. Wentz.
Meyers Falls, Laura V. Ellis.
Chewelah, Mrs. F. L. Reinoehl.
Colville, Mrs. Ross Culver.
Will Devote Time to Buying
for Leader's Two De
partment Stores
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Casey and
family expect to leave Jan. 2 for
Spokane to make their home, after
a residence of 13 years in Colville.
Mr. Casey, who is president of
the Leader Department Store, Inc.,
will hereafter devote his time to the
buying end of the business, which
includes stores at Colville and Che
welah. The management of the Col
ville store will go to C. C. Casey,
who will come here from the Che
welah store, and Jesse Casey will
go to Chewelah to manage that
store. C. C. Casey has purchased hi;
father's residence property in Col
The Caseys came to Colville Aug.
1, 1909. In 1914 the Leader store
was purchased. Since the addition
of the Chewelah store la.it year the
business has necessitated much time
taken from the local management to
handle the buying, and Mr. Casey
will now devote his full time to that
The Prince of Good Fellows
end, with headquarters in Spokane
where he can be in touch with the
Mr. Casey has been active in lodge,
civic, community and church affairs
since his residence in Colville, and
he will be missed. He has served
thp Chamber of Commerce as its
president, has been councilman for
tow years, .anj^Jias always been
Identified in church and lodge work.
He will retain his position as presi
dent of the Leader. C. C. Casey
will remain secretary-treasurer while
being manager of the Colville store.
P. W. Thurber will be in charge in
the grocery department, Burlie
Casey in the men's department, L.
S. Thurber in the shoe department,
and Miss Alvina Storm in the piece
poods and ladies' furnishings depart
High School Secures R. C.
Patrick to Succeed E. C.
Durdle in Work
Robert C. Patrick will fill the
vueaogy in the Smith-Hughes de
partnlfnt of the Colville high school
due to the resignation of Prof E. C.
Durdle, who goes to South Bend as
county agent for Pacific county.
Mr. Patrick has specialized in
dairying and animal husbandry and
has had three years of practical ex
perience in farm management. He
will take up his duties Jan. 2 in
charge of the agricultural work.
County Game Commission
ers Believe in Keeping
Present Game Laws
The entire force of the Stevens
County Game commission, compris
ing J. C. Wilson of Kettle Falls,
Atty. H. T. Wentz of Colville and
A. C. Johnson of Chewelah, commis
sioners, and L. S. Harbison, game
warden, attended the state meeting
of game commissioners and wardens
at Bellingham last week.
The prominence of Stevens county
as a game center is recognized
throughout the state, and the county
game commission has a record of
performance equaled by few coun
ties in the west. This county's rep
resentation was heard on a number
of proposals which came before the
meeting:, one of them being the plan
to raise the hunting and fishing
license cost to $3.
The convention finally passed a
resolution that no important changes
be made in the state game laws.
Atty. H. T. Wentz was one of the
members of the committee on legis
lation, and the increased license plan
was killed in committee.
A deer tag law was recommended,
which would make it unlawful for
anyone to destroy evidence of sex of
deer, or to be found hunting deer
without his official tag.
It is recommended tliut tho st::te
game department receive 15*7! in
stead of 10% of the county license
Stevens county is raising $10,000
to $12,000 v year on frame licences,
.selling dose to 8,000 a year, 2,500 of
them in Spokane. Last, year tV.-ve
was $12,000 worth of flsh planted
in the county, at ;i nininii'TVt valua
tion of $4 per 1,000. Thr hatchory
is running full capacity, turning out
3,000,000 a year in two hatchings.
It i.s the desire of the commission to
double thil capacity as soon as funds
arc available, an estimated cost
bein<r $5,000. The commission owns
the land and the water and would
need but another building. The coun
ty commission also intends to raise
more Chinese pheasants each year.
Property pays none of the coat of
the commission's work, the gamp
licences paying the entire cost, and
the commissioners serving without
Makes Further Study of
Soils in State College
Absent Course
County Agent Henry J. Plumb has
enrolled in übsentiu in Washington
State college. The purpose of this
is "that I may give better service in
solving the complicated soil problems
of this county," he states.
The work undertaken will embrace
a study of the geology of the coun
ty from an agricultural standpoint,
an analytical study of the soil for
mations and the installations of
plots in various parts of the county
for the purpose of studying the
effect on the soil of sulphur and
phosphate fertilizers, as well as
some othen. which may be determin
ed upon.
Prof. F. J. Slevers, head of the de
partment of soils of the Washington
State college, will assist in this work
and will spend some time in the
county throughout the year.
Besides giving Mr. Plumb a mas
ter's degree in soils, this work will
be of value to the agriculture of
the county.
As a result of a recent action by
the board of regents of the Washing
ton State college, county agents who
have been in the service three years
or more are given full faculty stand
ing, being designated as extension in
structor in agriculture. This action
is appreciated by the agents of the
college in the field and will result
beneficially for the entire service.
Names—l see that the barbers arc
going to double the prices of shaves.
Wife—No! Why are they doing it?
Barnes—Well, you see, the increas
ed prices on everything have given
the public such long faces that it's
twice as much work to shave them.
An Exponent for
Stevens County
$2.00 Year in Advance; 5c Copy
From the Colville Republican (H. L.
Jameson, editor) 30 years ago today
There will be a grand ball in
Rickey's new building Monday eve
ning. The Spokane Auditorium or
chestra has been engaged. The com
mittoe of arrangements, of which W.
H. Kearney is chairman, has spared
no pains to make this dance an en
joyable one.
Thursday was filed the deed to the
Old Dominion mine, consideration
$500,000. This mine was discovered
in 1885, and though very bunglingly
managed by a lot of tyros in the
mining business at this time over
$500,000 net has been taken from it.
(Among the advertisers are: L. B.
Reeder, attorney; Slater & Mantz,
attorneys; E. G. Cornell, shaving
parlors; Lindsay, groceries; J. C.
Cobaugh, assayer; Rusch Bros, brick
yard; Jacob Stit■/.<•!, notary public
and real estate; Dr. Geo. F. Herch
mer, physician; 8. & J. W. Douglas,
lawyers; A. A. Barnett, clothing;
Hotel Colville, G. B. Ide manager;
Crescent Restaurant, Mrs. B. M.
Ford, proprietor; Columbia Livery
Stables, Frank Habein, proprietor;
T. M. Herkimer, lumber; Frederick
Moss, shoe .shop.)
Examiner News Items
Fifteen Years Ago
The Culvllli' Kxamlner'n portrayal
of .-.■i11.-. 15 yean ago this week
Miss Stella Dingle spent the fore
part of the week visiting in Spo
kane with Mrs. H. H. S. VanVelsor
oj' Quincy.
A. J. l.er and family have return
ed from a siven weeks trip through
tin' east and south. They visited
her relatives in Illinois and his
1 other in Mississippi.
Mias Alice McMillan will return
Hvoua Whitman college next week
for holiday vacation.
Business visitors and court at
tendants here on Monday were Al
Weatherman, Walter Woodard, J. M.
Kolb, Chas. Neff, Ernest Mottaz, all
of Addy, and E. Oppenheimer, Ed.
Wayland, Ed. Ross of Chewelah.
C. C. Dai.iell has sold a half in
terest in his blacksmith shop to F.
J. Willett.
Miss Maud Cameron and Grover
Graham and Nellie Lee have re
turned for the holidays from their
school work at Pullman. Ralph
Cioetler and lan Grant returned
Thursday from thoir work at Gon
zaga college.
Contract for the sewer outlet ob
tained by C. A. Hunt has been sub
let to J. E. Scale, and work was
commenced Thursday.
John M. Corse Post has elected the
following officers: Commander, C.
W. Campbell of Echo; S. V. C, J. B.
Pike; J. V. C, H. T. Jonas; Q. M.,
J. M. Hastings; chaplain, A. Moore;
O. D., E. S. McCloud; I. G., G.
Wallace; surgeon. A. S. McDonald;
adjutant, T. S. Donald; delegates to
encampment, A. Moore, H. Y. Dor
man; alternates, S. B. Wood, Mr.
Bamett, George Platt; aide, E.
Treadwell; instructor, A. F. Perkins.
Dr. A. B. Cook, county health of
ficer, was called to Maud Tuesday
by a report of smallpox. He found
18 caseß among 15 families.
An articles in the Seattle Times
states that table manners are be
coming lax. Such a statement is
worthy of serious consideration. If
the common people are beginning to
eat their pate de foie grow with a
knife or are vulgarly assimilating
their stewed beans from a coffee
spoon, such matters should be inves
tigated. In this rush through life,
when a few honest men are attempt-
Ing to earn almost as much as they
spend, these questions of vital im
portance are too often lost sight of.
How many there are who can suc
cessfully handle a hay fork through
an entire Reason, yet at a Newport
function will insist on conveying
edibles with their fingers! And in
the tenement districts there are no
doubt those who would even eat pie
from the left hand.
Dec. 2ft— Christina*.
Jan. I—New Year's day.
Jan. 9— Parent-Teacher meeting
Jan. 18-19—Eighth grade examin
Feb. I—Gamer Jubilee Co. on
Senior Lyceum course.

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