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1 5,000 Pieces Muslin Underwear! I — ON SALaK AT=— — I I If You Miss This Sale You Miss Something Don't Happen Every Day I B—^—BB—^^^^^^J TOWN TOPICS Weather Forecast—Rain or snow to. night and Thursday. Have Returned—Mayor and Mrs. Gilbert Hunt and Miss Maybelle Hunt have returned from a visit in Portland and Seattle. Sister Seriously III —Miss Kate Ryan received word this morning that her sister. Mrs. V. A. Hunter, of Sacra mento, was seriously ill. Sunshine Club —The Sunshine club will meet tomorrow afternoon at 1 o'clock at the residence of Mrs. Robert Horn, 362 South Third street. Elected President—At the meeting of the Greek club yesterday Miss Edith R Merrell of Whitman college was elected president to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Rev. Austin Rice. Painters Won—ln the bowling tour nament last night the painters' team deefated the team from the Fair store in a hotly contested game. The score was small, but the game was enjoyed by a large crowd. Work Nearly Completed—Plumbers have about completed the work of in stalling the new heating apparatus in the Keylor Grand theater. It is ex pected to be ready in time for the appearance of Lewis Jame s next week. Elected Officers—At the meeting of St. Paul's Guild yesterday the follow ing Officers were elected: Mrs. Wil liam A. Ritz, president; Mrs. Andreas Bard, vice president; Miss Emma Langdon, secretary; Mrs. H. H. Show ernian. treasurer. Competitive Examination—Senator Ankeny announces that a competitive examination will be held at Whitman college February 10 for appointment of midshipman to Annapolis naval acad emy to fill the vacancy that will be ere a*ed by the graduation of Carrol Graves, of Spokane. Presents From Chins,—The employes in the local ticket office of the O. R. X. company this morning received presents from Jim Gin, a Chinaman, who is now in the Flowery Kingdom. Jim was the janitor in the office for a long time and recently returned to China to visit relatives. Walla Walla Boy Married—At Gold, field. Monday afternoon, Fred Sehultz. formerly of Walla Walla, and Miss A Good Winter Shoe. Requires to be more than good looking. It needs to be warmth giving and warmth keeping. Wet and weather resisting and well wearing. That's just the sort of shoe we are offering at the present time for Ladies'and t Geut's wear. 20 Main Street Jennie Sullivan, of Boston, Mass., were married. The groom -5 the son of Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Schultz, of Walla Walla. He has been residing in Gold field for several months. Chinese Celebrate—Chinese New Years was ushered in last night by the Mongolians celebrating the event with the firing of firecrackers and bombs. Today all business was suspended in the Chinese section of Wala Walla and the day devoted to visiting among the different companies. College Prayer Meeting—Tomorrow being the annual day of prayer for colleges there will be a union prayer meeting In Association hall at Whit man college. The meeting will begin at 4:30 p. m. and will be led by Robert A. Cary of the Y. M. C. A. Alumni and friends of the college are invited to be present. Will Go to Pasco —About 25 mem bers of the Knights of Pythias of Walla Walla will go to Pasco tomor row night to assist the Knights at that place in conferring the degrees on a large class. The team from Columbia lodge will go under the captaincy of J. \V. Cookerly. The Pasco Pythians are preparing for the proper reception and entertainment of their visitors. Price of Sacks —Because of a desire to make tests of the new quality of jute and the expense of operating the mill with eleetrieity in place of steam, toe board of control has delayed an nouncing- prices at which the state will sell grain bags and other products of the penitentiary plant. These prices will be announced within a week, said Chairman Kincaid at Olympia yester day. Funeral of Mrs. Smith —Owing to the inability of a son to reach Walla Walla the funeral of Mrs. Sarah I. Smith, who died at St. Mary's hospital Mon day afternoon, has been postponed un til 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon. The services will be held at the residence of Mrs. A. J. McManus. corner Third and Chestnut streets, and will be un der the auspices of the Order of East ern Star. Get Watch Back—Rev. C. R. How ard, whose watch disapeared mysteri ously from his pulpit at the Marvin M. E. church South a fortnight ago, has nis timepiece returned to him yester day by the janitor of the church. The janitor said he found the watch in the Sunday school library. The purloiner of the watch evidently became con science stricken and returned the watch to the library. Sergeant Conslly Fined—Sergeant Conelly of the Cavalry was fined $24 in the police court last night for attempting to raise a rough house at the Fraternal Carnival the night be fore. Conelly visited the carnival and indulging in some loud talk was order ed from the hal by Officer Sanderson. Conelly became abusive and was run in. He was still in jail today, being unable to raise the wherewith t 0 pay his fine. Big Deficiency in Rainfall—Although January is not what is considered a wet month, yet there has only been .89 of an inch of rain so far this month and .35 of an inch of this amount re sulted from yesterday's storm. The deficiency as recorded by ' the Walla Walla weather office i s .98 of a n incn. Farmers say, however, that a defici ency in the rainfall at this time of year has little effect on growing wheat and fall grain all over the county is making fine progress. N. P. Track Washed Out—Word was received in Walla Walla today to the effect that yesterday's storm resulted in a large section of the Northern Pa cific track being washed out between Lind and Connell. necessitating in all overland X. P trans using the O. R. & N. tracks between Wallula and Spo kane. The storm in Franklin county yesterday was very severe and in places bordered on a cloudburst. Con struction crews are at work repairing the damage to the roadbed. Some Fine Chickens—Mrs. M. J. Bowman, living on rural route No. 2, received from Freeport, 111., today two pens of prize winning Leghorn chick ens, a pen each, consisting of a cock erel and two hens, of white and brow n. The birds will probably be shown in the annual show of the Walla Walla Poultry association next month. The chickens seemed to stand the 3.000- mile journey well. They were shipped via the Northern Pacific and were placed on exhibition in front of the local office for several hours today. McMillan Lost Out—A suit brought against U S. Logsdon, of Waitsburg, by A. McMillan, a former employe, to recover $78.67 alleged to be due for wages, was tried in Judge Huffman's court this morning and decided in fav or of Logsdon. The defendant admitted owing the plaintiff the sum of $39.18 and deposited that amount with the court, but McMillan refused to accept it and asked that the trial continue. Logsdon was represented by Attorney R. H. Ormsbee, of Waitsburg, and Mc. Millan by Oscar Cain. Walla Walla-Pendleton Debate- Glenn Scott, David Hill. Dean Good man and Hazel Burgess have been chosen as debaters to represent the Pendleton high school in a contest with the Walla Walla high school, which will be held next month. They were chosen in the final tryout debate which was held at the high school Saturday. Of these the first three compose the regular teflm, while Miss Burgess is an alternate. No subject has been definitely chosen. The de bate is to be held as the result of a challenge sent the Pendleton school by the Walla Walla students some time ago. Regular Spring Weather—While easterners are shivering in the grasp of blizzards and zero weather Walla Walla people were enjoying regular spring weather today. The mild tem perature that prevailed all day r filled the downtown districts with shoppers and the streets were well crowded with people out enjoying the balmy air. The official thermometer at Observer New man's office registered a temperature of 58 degrees this morning and the lowest recorded last night was 51 de grees. As a result of the warm spell the mountains south of Walla Walla were pretty well cleared of snow yes terday. Soon Start on Well—At a meeting of the trustees of the Natural Oil & De velopment company to be held this evening in the company's offices in the Jones building plans will be discussed for letting the contract to sink a well on the company's oil property in Mon tana. The company expects to begin active operations in developing the property by next month. The trustees of the company are William P. Lath rop. Oscar Cain, A. T. Cope, A. E. Braden and R. J. Day. all of Walla Walla. Word has just been received in Walla Walla that a new company of oil men, capitalized at $5,000,000. has secured control o- o quarter sec tions of land in the vicinity of the property owned by the Walla Walla company. Five wells are now in oper ation in the same district. A GUARANTEED CURE FOR PILES Itching, Blind, Bleeding. Protruding Piles. Druggists are authorized to re fund money if PAZO OINTMENT fails to cure in 6 to 14 days. 50c. Talking machines. Victor, Edison, Columbia Zanophone at Stanley's. FOR SALE—IOO QUARTS FRUIT (assorted) in glass jars. Phone 1546. THE EVENING STATESMAN, WALLA WALLA, WASHINGTON. PRESCOTT MAN NOW MISSING E. J Erwin Disappears Enroute to Prescott From Spokane. LEFT HIS HOME AT SPOKANE JAN. 9 Believed to Have Become Mentally Un balanced and Now Wandering Around the Country. Elmer J. Erwin, nephew of the late Smauel Erwin, the old Prescott pio neer killed a few weeks ago by falling, off a load of hay, .s missing from his home at Gardena Springs, a suburb of Spokane, and is supposed to be wan dering around the country between Prescott and Spokane in a demented condition. D. H. Erwin, an uncle of the missing man, residing at Prescott, is instituting a search for his nephew and has offer ed a reward of $25 for information concerning his whereabouts. Young Erwin left his home at Spokane on January 9 with the intention of going to Prescott to visit relatives for a few weeks, but since leaving home not a trace of the man has been found and the supposition is that he became demented on the trip and is now wan dering about the country somewhere. Erwin is described as a man about 35 years of age, is five feet eight in ches In height, weighs about 135 pounds, has black hair, moustache lit tle lighter than his hair and has dark melancholy eyes. PERSONAL MENTION. M. H. Keiser and John Kinder, well known Waitsburg men, are in the city on business today. Mr. Keiser owns valuable farm land in the vicinity of Spring Valley and has made a huge success in his farming operations. W. C. Townsend, who has been con ducting a general merchandise store at Touehet for several years, has disposed of his business and moved to Walla Walla. Mr. Townsend has purchased property here and may engage in busi ness in the near future. Mayor Gilbert Hunt returned yester. day from a busines trip to Sound points and Portland. Ex-Mayor Jacob Betz is in Walla Walla looking after property interests. Mr. Betz is now a resident of Tacoma, where he has acquired considerable business property the past few years. E. L. Tatom was a Pendleton visitor yesterday. C. M. Taylor, a well-known Waits burg resident, is a Walla Walla visitor today. He is puttin- up at the Palace. L. E. Burch and Silas Marshall, of Waitsburg. are transacting business in Walla Walla today. W. E. Hawks, justice of the peace for Prescott precinct, is in the city on business today. Mrs. W. S. Cantonwine. of Dixie, is visiting friends in Walla Walla today. R. Donnelly, proprietor of the Don nelly furniture factory above Dayton, is in the city on business. Mr. Don nelly is the pioneer furniture manu facturer in eastern Washington. H. J. Kalisky and W. S. Lewis, ad vance agents for the Kyke & Kyke opera company, were in Walla Walla yesterday. C. W. Vaughan, a well-known Day ton farmer, is registered at the Dacres today. W. S. Goodman, proprietor of the Hudson Bay stock farms, is transact ing business in Walla Walla today. Frank Reese, the "oil king," is in the city from Boise looking after street paving contracts for the Warren Con struction company. Councilman J. G. Bridges left last night on a month's purchasing trip to various eastern cities. Manager Arrives—John M. Davis, of Howard county, la., has arrived in Walla Walla to take the management of the new lumber yard of the Pot latch Lumber company, which is pre paring to open up for business at the corner of Birch and Third streets. A RECEPTION TO THE VISITORS PROMINENT NEW YORKERS EN TERTAINED BY THE WISE PIANO HOUSE. At the Wise Piano House this after noon an informal reception was ten dered to Hugo Sohmner, of New York, president of the Sohmner Piano com pany, and Hurbert O. Fox, a prominent musician of the same city. A large number of the prominent society peo ple of Walla Walla were in attendance Notice to Patrons WE TAKE THIS OPPORTUNITY TO NOTIFY OUR PATRONS THAT WE ARE =—RETIRING FROM THE FARM IMPLEMENT BUSINESS Having sold this branch of business to Messrs Tierney & Marlow. We bespeak for the above firm every success as they are among the best known and most experienced Farm Implement men in the local field. :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: The firm will occupy the new corrigated iron building in the rear of our four-story building and handle the business in such a manner that our regular implement patrons will be put to no disturbance. :: :: :: :: :: :: Hardware, Furniture, Crockery fj In the future our splendid organization will devote more of its time to the above lines —carry stocks that will not be surpassed by any retail house in the Pacific Northwest. In a short time now not a few of our new Spring goods will be placed in stock. Make no purchases elsewhere until you see them. ™r I Drumheller Co. ™r STOVES Wal|a Wa || a > s Largest Store. 2d and Alder Phone 49 CARPETS During the afternoon Mr. Fox rendered several musical numbers, which were thoroughly enjoyed. The reception was ably handled by W, D. O'Neil, the local manager for the Wise Piano House. J. M. Wise, the proprietor of the piano house, was present from his headquarters at Boise City. WARNING GIVEN SALOON MEN. Pendleton Marshal Imparts New Plans of Administration. PENDLETON, Or., Jan. 24.—Mayor James A. Fee and the police committee of Pendleton yesterday notified Mar shal Coffman to make a round of the saloons to inform the proprietors con cerning the new administration's plans for the regulation of such establish ments. Among the most important of these orders are those of excluding women, minors and men blacklisted as habit ual drunkards from saloons, and of re. fusing to sell liquor to Indians. While women have not been allowed in bar rooms, there has been no interference with their use of boxes. While there is no ordinance against saloon boxes within the city, their use by women is illegal. There are now about 20 men upon the drunkards' blacklist in Pendleton. Subscribe for The Statesman. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24, 1906. WINE IS TO FLOW LIKE WATER LIQUOR DEALERS ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK WILL GIVE ANNUAL BALL. NEW YORK, Jan. 24. —This evening the annual ball of the Liquor Dealers* association will Oe held at Madison Square Garden. These balls, although not by any means costume affairs, have grown to be among the most at tractive affairs of this kind in the city and annually attract an enormous crowd to Madison Square Garden. For the ball tonight the most extensive preparations nave meen made and it promises to surpass all former balls in brilliancy. Amons the special feat ures of the affair will be a number of fountains spouting real champaign and other wines. There will be two military bands, which will play alter nately, thus making the music con tinuous throughout the evening and night. NOTICE. When wanting a load of hay call up Phone 1372.