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Established, 1877. Entered at the postoffice at I
Ooifax ac second class mutter.
SU Months, j.osirtgt- paid ... Oue Dollar
One Year, postage p«i<l Two Dollars
Twciity-tivc per cent discount for
wiviuire payment.
O. It. & N. Time Card.
To Spokane ."..jr. ...in. :'.:02 p.m.
To Portland 10:45 »m. 7:10|).io.
From Moscow 'JiOD a.m. 2:10 p.m.
To IffMOOW !i IW a.w. 7:40 p.m.
Staßei* Ij^ave Colffcx For
Alnmta !!<«., Wed., FrL, 7K» a.m.
PenawHw.i Toe . Thar., Sat., 7:00 a.m.
Thornton. . Tue., Th'tr , S»t., 7:<H) v.m.
Government receipts for October were
|8,657,067 more than expenditures,
Baking the treasury Mirphiri for the cur
rent (teal year *4, <.»4'.M.sti
.Mr. Bryaa ha* refused at a salary
of $I<mmh> a yeat tl>« editorship <»f a
l>enver newspaper. There h nothing
hurprl.-'intf in thin. Mr. Bryan tried a
job like thin once, and no doubt had it
duly impressed upon him that a news
paper man nan to work.
It whh most nngenttemanly in demo
cratic officers elecl to raise the hopes of
half the party to high heaven with
promises of deputysbips, and then make
the newly-fledged patriots ho anxious to
serve their country draw straws for the
few meanly places at command.
Over at Taeoma the newly elected
county officials are compelled to ad
vert me for deputies. There in no trouble
of that kiad staring the new democratic
officers of Whitman county in the face.
They are praying that government
will institute a draft and dray out tiie
overplus of patriots with Budden fancies
for nerving their country.
The re election of Governor I!>>gers
wa« only nade possible by the votes of
republicans. Thousands of them de
serted Friok, not because there was any
thing wrong with that gentleman, hut
because they feared the Wilson and Me
draw influence which nominated him.
The opposition to the old regime devel
oped strongly in every corner of the
Htate. It w now hoped that the party
may profit in future by tit" lohh of the
governor, while winning the national
tickc hv nearly 15,000, and go to bat
tle i v future years under newer and safer
The result of the national elections
illustrate how the pendulum of politics
will swing in four years' time, says the
New Wt-st Trail". President McKtnley
carried state- thin election that four
years ago looked as thonuh they would
be eternally opposed to his doctrines
and party. Tiie calamity which they
expected did not come with his election;
instead came prosperity. They required
an optical demonstration, and they got
it. The only political party that, once
in power, can rein tin then 1 for any con
siderable length of time, in the one that
can make good its promises and theories.
It makes no difference what name it
bears, sensible people will support it.
The national victory would have bten
incomplete if the return* did not assure,
as they do. the continued maintenance
of tbe republican control of congress
The return*, while fur from complete on
this Hue, are raffieieot to make it certain
that the present republican majority in
the house will be increased in the next
one. The president sviil be 'supported
by a congress in harmony with his poli
ties. This is fortunate for tbe country.
An opposition boose would have ho oh
■trueted the tff.ins of the president to
establish peace in the Pbiiippinea and
carry out his plans for the edneation of
their people and for their training in the
elementary processes of self government
that it would have been a national ca
The late election secerns to have dem
onstrated anew the political axioai that
talk does not win rotes, says the Ore
gonian. Citizens listen to he entertained,
not to he influenced. Speakers can tell
them nothing they do not know. Vot
ers go to campaign rallies for the name
reason that they go to minstrel or dog
shows, and their opinions are not mold
ed at political gatherings. They read
at their leisure and tiiiuk when they eat
and when they work. They get more
knowledge of fact* through magazines
and newspap r«j iLan speiibiuders can
impart m a lifetime of political lectures
Public speakers served their day when
the statesmen were the politicians. Now
every citizen is a politician unto himself
Be gets hin impressions from print, and
they are more accurate than they could
be under any other circumstances. Too
often speeches are mere appeals to preju
dice. It has come to be impossible to
review political causes in their whole
significance, as voters have learned to
require them treated, in a single discus
sion or in several. The result i B that
public opinion is less sensitive to mo
mentary influences and more steadfast
than ever before.
Sees a Little Light
W. J. Bryan, of Lincoln, Nob., hae
made hi* expected contribution to the
inquest, remark* ihe Chicago Inter-
Ocean. The nret part of Mr. Bryan'*
testimony exhibits his characteristic in
ability to draw correct conclusions from
observed facts. He notes that Rryan
ism "gained in the large cities and lost
in the smaller and in the country." But
he then adds: We have no way oi
knowing how much money wa« spent in
the purchase of votes and in coloniza
Ab every idbb of political experience
koov»e>, tbet»e two remarks exactly con
tradict each other. Bribery and colo-
I nizntiou can be successfully practiced
only in large cities. Neither is a factor
|in the nniall city or village elections.
And Mr. Bryan gained in the large cities.
j and lont in the nmall cities -w villages
However, Mr. Isr.\ >i*n manifests wouie
glimmerings of reason and nome vugue
comprehension of the causes of his own
defeat. He confesses Hint the corrupt
practices he falsely alleges against the
repablieans "could not account ior the
widespread increase in the republican
vote." He partially discerns the trmii
when be Bays that "the prosperity argu
ment was the mo,-t potc>nt one uned by
tbe republicans," and that "the appeal,
'Stand by tbe president while the war in
on,' hnd a great deal of influence " lint
Mr. Bryan cannoi see, or i» uowHliug to
confess, tbe «h.>!o truth.
Mr McKinley wrh elected and Mr.
Bryan v\<»h rejected because, tbe majority
of the American people naw the whole
truth, nt>(] clearly comprehended what
each candidate stood for. They Naw
that McKioley htncd for tho eontinn
iiii<(> of prosperity, secured by protec
tion to American industry, honest
money and enforcement of law, and that
prosperity wbh threatened by Mr. Bry
an's proeram of debated currency, con
fiscation, repudiation and IfiwletwueHH.
liny paw that Sir. McKinley stood for
the maintenance of American rights on
every foot of American Boil und in
foreign lands, ar.d that Mr. Bryan's pol
icy of retreat and surrender to rebels
meant national dishonor.
Therefore the people did more than
"stand by the president." They stood
by themselves, by their own interest s,
by the defenders of their flag, by their
American traditions, by their country's
rights and honor.
The candidate aud tin 1 party that run
counter to the spirit of patriotism and
to the inhtincL of self-preservation al
ways have been and always will be re
jeeted by the American people, (n the
fact that Mr. Bryan seems to be catch
my; Hotiie glimmering of these rrnth*-,
hi* fiieuds may find hope of bib future
usefulness in that private station to
which hie own perversity has consigned
him. After ali, Mr. Bryan is our fellow
citizen, and all Americans mu*»l notice
that the vopors which have soloDg
overspread his mental vision are at List
yielding to the light of common seuise.
Pretty . • .! ;-:<■<■.!• 'l'nttf>o r.->w«-.
This strong and attractive edge pic
tared by The I'esigner may lw tnado
with No. 60 limn thread or -No. 40 cut
ton. i,. ti ji• center of each scallop is
the three leafed clover which iriv-s the
edging its name. The edge may be
used for trimming underwear or if
made of silk for trimming silk waists.
It can also be made of coarser linen
thread for trimming sideboard or bu
reau covers of linen. The directions
are as follows: To make the three leaf
ed clovers make * 5 d s. li p, 5 d s. e!..se,
•, repeat directions from * to * three
times and tie oft. Thirty six of these
clover leaves will be required for a
yard of the edging. With two threads
begin the edge With one thread make
i d s, 1 p, 3 d s, 3 p, 3 d s, 1 p, -l d s.
close. 'With two threads make * 3d S,
Sp.3 db, 3p, 3 d s. With one thread
make 4 d s. Join to first p of a three
leafed clover. With two threads make
3d s. Join to side pof the large ring.
3 p. 3 d s, *. repeat directions from * to
* eight times. With two threads majce
3ds,3p, 3<l s. 3p. With one thread
make 4 d s, 1 p. 3 d s, 3 p, 3 d s, 1 p. 4 d
s. Repeat until the edge is of the de
sired length. This may be sot between
two hems of fine lawn for trimming a
child's dress with very pretty effect.
Toilet Hints.
Some skins are curiously absorbent
of all grease, whereas la direct con
trast there are some unfortunate pen
pie who are possessed of skins which
are too greasy and require an astrin
gent lotion and drying powders.
People whoso skin-is very sensitive
are often troubled with great irritabil
ity of the scalp when at the seaside or
after sea bathing. This Is caused by
the sfllt air and salt water, and a ifttle
vaseline should be well rubbed into the
roots of the hair at night and the hair
washed again in pure tepid rain water
whenever it has been dipped into the
A little borax sprinkled on a cloth
and rubbed lightly on the face is a
good remedy for blackheads. Care
should be taken to rub lightly, or it will
make the skin smart.
In general anything that tends to dry
the skiu should be avoided, such as bay
rum, alcohol, camphor and ammonia.
If used in great moderation, they are
all good
Good Gravel Roctis.
With gravel good aud serviceable
roads can be constructed, not by dump
ing it pellmeU on an ungraded surface.
but by treating it exactly in tln> same
way as macadam stone would be in the
preparation of a well constructed road
—that is. by thoroughly compacting it
on a properly graded, drained and pre
pared surface. Such roads, if judi
ciously located—that is. in. localities
where heavy traffic does«not abound—
would give excellent service at a low
cost of maintenance from the fact that
they are readily repaired and that the
repair material would be cou.inara.tive
il inexpensive.
Their Decorative and Practical
.Merit—When to Plant.
It is at this season that we recognize
inosi fully tht> beauty and utility of the
evergreens. Many property holders,
viewing their home grounds critically,
will detect something unsatisfactory,
due perhaps to a lack of these trees and
shrubs. 11l scch a case it is an excel
lent idea to determine just what and
where we will plant next year. The
Kansas statiou has made quite a study
of this subject, on which it offers the
following advice:
Evergreen trees are valuable for
screens, for wind breaks, for a back
ground against which to group trees
with highly colored leaves or branches
and for winter decoration. Too many
should not be used together near tbe
buildings, as they give a dark effect.
The best time to plant evergreen
trees is in the spring, during April or
May, just when the buds are ready to
push, or, if fall planting !s preferred, It
should be done in October or Novem
ber. Great care must be taken that the
roots do not become dry by exposure
to sun and wind. It is best to select
for their removal a moist day.
Austrian pine (Pinus austrlaca) is of
a compact growth. It is cone shaped,
with broad base. The leaves are dark
green and nearly six inches long. The
branches are equal around the tree and
well distributed. They need plenty of
room for good development. This tree
can be most .safely removed when not
more than three feet high.
Red cedar (Junlperus virginiana) is
one of the hardiest and most easily
grown evergreens, but the principal
objection to this tree Is that it Is often
badly attacked by the fungus (Gymnos
porangium macropua), which spoils
much of its attraction.
Scotch pine (Plnus sylvestris) Is of
more open spreading growth than the
Austrian pine. The branches and foli
age are not so heavy, and the leaves
arc of a lighter preen. The Scotch
pine grows quite rapidly and If care
fully handled can be reared with good
Dwarf pine (IMims montana) is a tree
that forms a low, broad, dense growth.
The trunk is divided at the base into
several ascending smooth branches.
The leaves are dark green. This tree
grows quite readily when transplant
ed, and it is considered one of the best
for hot and dry locations.
White spruce (Pices alba) is a very
good evergreen for this section of the
country, its growth is slow, but neat
and symmetrical. It sometimes at
tempts to grow two leaders, but this
can be easily prevented by pruning.
The foliage is light green. It thrives
on a variety of soils.
Colorado blue spruce is fully as
hardy and even more beautiful than
the white spruce. It is noted for its
handsome blue groen foliage. The tree
is of moderate growth, of rather a reg
ular and compact form. It needs but
little pruning and retains its pleasing
color during the entire year. It is com
paratively easy to transplant.
Treatment For Pluut Lice.
At one of the experiment slut ions
treating pelargoniums infested by aph
ides with one-half drain carbon bisul
phide for three hours was found to be
thoroughly effective in destroying the
insects without injury to the plants.
Chrysanthemums infested with the or
dinary brown aphis so common on
these plants were treated with »me
drain for two hours. This destroyed
the insects without affecting the plants,
which were In this case tender shoots
brought directly from the cellar in
which they were being wintered and
would therefore probably be more sus
ceptible to injury. Cinerarias were
treated in precisely the same manner,
also for aphides, and with both these
and the chrysanthemums the experi
ment seemed an unqualified success.
pp^Js UiiiiSlb.
The young couple always together be
fore marriage rarely keep up this happy
intimacy as man and wife. They are
not tired of each other, but the young
wife finds herself weak and languid, with
no inclination for exercise. And thus
begins a division of pursuits and interests
which often ends in divided lives. The
use of Dr. Pierces Favorite Prescription
makes weak women strong. It stops the
drains which undermine the strength,
cures "female weakness," nourishes the
nerves and gives vigor to the whole body.
There is neither opium, cocaine or
other narcotic in " Favorite Prescrip
" I suffered from female weakness about eight
years —tried several doctors, but derived no
benefit until I began using Dr. Pierces Favor
ite Prescription," writes Mrs. John Green, of
Danville, Boyle Co., Ky. "This medicine was
recommended to me by other patients. I have
taken six bottles, and I feel like another
Free. Dr. Pierces Common Sense
Medical Adviser, 1008 pages, 700 illustra
tions, is sent free, on receipt of stamps,
to cover expense of mailing only. Send
21 one-cent stamps for the book in paper
covers, or 31 stamps for cloth binding.
Address Dr. R. V. Pierce, Buffalo, N. Y.
$£Ik MSB JRP^" BPVife M tkM
Tiuie was wneu Cancer was considered as lucurable as leprosy. ■» m W W ■» m w tKt^ t^m*LJ^
Physicians and friends could give little relief or encouragement to
one afflicted with this terrible disease. Even now doctors know of no remedy for this fearful malady ; while admitting it to be
a blood disease, they still insist that there is no hope outside of a surgical operation, and advise you to have the Cancer cut out,
but at the same time cannot assure you that it will not return. You may cut or draw out the sore, but another will come in
its place, for the disease is in the blood —is deep-seated and destructive, and beyond the reach of the surgeon's knife or
caustic, flesh-destroying plasters. The blood must be purified and strengthened, the system relieved of all poisonous, effete
matter before the Cancer sore will heal.
S. S. S. is the only medicine that can overcome this powerful aud contaminating poison and force it out of the blood. It
builds up and invigorates the old, and supplies new, rich, life-giving blood. S.S. S. is a purely vegetable remedy ; no mineral
can be found in it; the roots and herbs from which it is made contain powerful purifying properties that act directly upon
the blood system and make a safe and permanent cure of Cancer. It has cured thousands, why not you?
Cancer is not always inherited ; your family may be free from any taint, yet your blood may become so polluted that a severe
and stubborn form of the disease may
Impure Blood Invites Disease. ££»£;VSTfiSEBBSE
————— ———————————i———^——_____ or jjyj^ a ijtti e pimple on the eyelid, lip
or nose, a small lump on the jaw or breast, a harmless looking wart or mole, and other causes so insignificant as to attract
little or no attention. If you have an obstinate sore, don't rely upon salves or ointments to cure it — begin with S. S. S.
at once; it will cleanse your blood and prevent the formation of cancerous cells.
Mrs. R. Shirer, I.a Plata, Mo, writes :" A small pimple came on my jaw about one inch below the .^_fl___\ .^dflEfefe .^flflfllttJU
ear on the left side of my face. At first it gave me no trouble, and I did not think it was anything serious '•'-'*£ I mgl I ifl I
until the jaw began to swell and became much inflamed. At :Ik-same time the sore began to spread and fl^^^^^H __^^^^^B
eat into the flesh, aud gave me intense pain I tvied evt-rything I could hear of, hut nothing did me any flj^^^^ WWte^ IBHhhm
good. I then began the use of S. S. S., and after taking several bottles the Cancer healed, and there K_^. 3«k Bfcfc.
M now no sign of the disease. This was two years ago, and lam still enjoying perfect health."' |m
Send for our special book on Cancer ;it contains much information that will interest Bb^- JU w^^^M
you ;it is free. I |§0v WtSS^SSw
Write our physicians about your case, and for any advice or information wanted ; they
have made a life study of Cancer and all t>lood diseases. We make no charge what
ever for this. Address, THE SWIFT SPECIFIC COMPANY. ATLANTA. 6A.
Look to the Foundation.
Improved roads are being construct
ed, ostensibly on the plans of Mac
adam or Tell'ord, but without the
foundation which alone can make such
roads permanently satisfactory. When
finished, they look well. But they will
not last. A'jain. tire mistake is being
made ou roads that were properly built
of neglecting breaks and holes until
they reach serious proportions. It is
false economy and it is ruinous to the
road. The true plan Is to have the
road constantly watched, and the mo
ment even the least fault is detected
correct it. A right beginning is as es
sential to the road Itself as to the trav
eler thereon. And eternal vigilance is
the price of good roads just as much as
it is of liberty.
All Should Be Taxed.
That a part of the burden of road
taxes should be borne by the cities and
towns there can be no question. And
why should they not? Thvy are un
questionably as greatly interested in
the improvement of the roads as are
the people of the country districts.
Their interests are to a great extent
mutual and inseparable, the one de
pendent upon the other, a fact that Is
patent to all thinking men and needs
no argument at this juncture to prove.
How to Fold n Dress Skirt.
All cotton skirts retain their shape
and hang better If folded each time
after they are worn instead of being
hung in the closet. They should be
folded In horizontal lines rather than
longitudinal lines, as the tendency in
wearing is always toward lengthwise
creases. First stretch the garment out
the full width, then double It down
ward from the belt to half the length
of the skirt, then double It over once in
a lengthwise fold, the only one that
should be made. Keep a long wide box
covered with denim and lined with
cambric to accommodate these skirts
and pile them in lightly one above the
other. This method of folding tends to
smooth out the lines and folds of wear.
Beware of Ointments for Catarrh
that Contain Mercury
as mercury will surely destroy the sense of
smell and completely derange the whole sys
tem when entering it through the mucous sur
faces. Such articles should never be u=ed ex
cept on prescriptions from reputable physi
cians, as the damage they will do is ten fold to
the prood you can possibly derive from them.
Hall's Catarrh (lure, manufactured by F. J.
Cheney & Co., Toledo, 0., contains no mer
cury, aud is taken internally,acting directly
upon the blood and mucous surfaces of the
system. In buying Hall's Catarrh Cure be
sure you get the genuine. It is taken inter
nally, and made in Toledo, Ohio, by F. J.
Cheney & Co- Testimonials free.
Sold by Druggists, 75c per bottle.
Hall's Family Pills are the bent.
1 am now prepared to do all kinds of
land business, homestead entries and
proofs, contests, etc. Have had 19 years
experience in land cases. W. A. Inman,
D. S. Commissioner. Colfax. Wash.
If you want Insurance, or a collection
promptly made, call on Eaeho, Larue &
Co., the real estate hustlers*
Go to Hotel Hart, Winona, for good
treatment. First class house o
Call on H. W. Goff for Insurance.
Colfax College
Term Opens Sept. 26.
A High Grade Christian Home
School for Both Sexes. . . .
Preparatory Academic Normal and
Junior College Courses
Music and Art Departments
Able and Efficient Teachers
Terms moderate. For full information, call
on or address the president,
Rev. F. B. PACE,
Colfax, Wash.
Washington Market
I. B. HARRIS, Propr.
Fresh and Cured Meats,
Fish and Game in season.
There U no doubt about the quality of the
meats sold from the blocks of this market—
it is the BEST.
The highest market price paid for cattle
and hides.
Sonth Main Street, Colfax.
Buy Your Groceries
....OF ...
A^. E. Fonts,
All goods first class. Highest prices paid
for farm produce.
Don't make the mistake of employing a
bunglar or a burglar (a bungler is only a mod
ified fo'm of a burglar, however innocent his
intent) to do your plumbing. Go to a reliable
plumber, who employs capable. conscientious
workmen. Then notice the difference in bills
—both for the plumbing and of the doctor.
Hence: Go to
0, N, CLAM, Ssfe
At Barroll it Mobney's Hardwarp Store.
You'll "Get the Laugh"
From those who receive your letters, unless
your stationery is nf the right sort.
You can cet the right sort here, any time.
We keep posted on stationery styles, and
we'll be glad to post you.
CHAS. KENNEL, P. Q. Store.
Dutch Kanch Butter
Home Made Bread
Full Cream 10-Pound Cheese
Home Made Jellies
Telephone Main 481. Main St., Col fax, Wash.
Squirrels Squirrels
Farmers, why let the squirrela
eat up your crop when you can
kill them with a
McDonald Squirrel Gun?
References—Washington Agricultural Col
lege, Pullman; University of Idaho, Moscow:
B. T. Byrns. Moscow; Reed, Moscow; First
National Bank, Moscow; G. Horn, Oakesdale;
J R. Lee, Colfax.
Warranted, if directions are followed, or
money refunded, and $25 on the side to any
one proving differently.
G. E. HICKEY, Genl. Agent.
Box 426. Walla Walla, Wash.
Livery, Feed and Sale
Fine Turnouts of All Kinds
Best attention given to transient stock.
Horses fed by the day or week.
Telephone Main 12.
You and your Horse
will be treated right at
Finest Turnouts in the city.
Teams and saddle horses by the hour,
day or week. Stock boarded at reason
able rate*.
H. M. LIDDLE, Propr.
Dealers in
General Merchandise
Highest market price paid for country pro
daoe oNill kinds.
Dr. John Benson,
ialties: Chronic diseiiaen and disease* of
women and children. Call* to any part of
the co.inty promptly answored. Office n
Colfnx Hardwnre building.
Cal. M. BoMwell,
found at office over Barroll's hardware store,
or at raaUwoe ou Mill Street, when not
professionally absent. Telephones—OHico
492, residence 493.
Wilson Johnston, M. D.
Diseaset) of the
Office hours, 9t012 a. in., 2tosp. m. Office,
Rooms (J and 7, Pioneer BuiMing.
Dr. A. K. Stuli t,
Roomß 7 and 8, Coifax Hdw. Co. Bldff.
Dr. 11. E. lliikl(tmhi.
Rooms ti and 7, Coifax Hardware Bldtf.
G. A. Chapman, D. D. S.
DENTIST. Graduate Ohio College Deutal
Surgery. Office over Coifax Hardware Oo's
Dr. E. H. Bently,
DENTIST. Best teeth, $10 per set. Pain
leas extraction, 50 cento.
«J. C Berry,
DENTIST. Over Coifax Hardware Com
pany's store.
Winfree & MeCroskey,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Offices over the
First National Bank. Telephone No. 24.
M. O. Keed,
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Will practice in
State or Federal courts of Washington,
Idaho or Oregon.
Wul. A. liimaii,
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Will do ail kind*
of legal business. Office with H. W. Goff
EUis block.
H. W. Caufield,
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Office in Frater
nity Block, Rooms 9 and 10.
S. J. Chadwick,
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Office, in Waite
W. J. Bryant,
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Office, Room 6,
Pioneer block.
J. N. Pickrell,
ATTORNEY AT LAW Office in Frater
nity block, Rooms 4 and 5.
James G. Combs,
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Office-Room 11
Fraternity block.
G. M. Kincaid,
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Oftice-Room No.
7, Pioneer block.
Have your Spectacles fitted by
J. W. Sever, Optician
Graduate of the Chicago Opthalmic College. All
errors of refraction fully corrected by properly
ground glasses. Eyes tested free. At Sever'!
Jewelry Store. Main Street. Colfax.
Pioneer Drug Store,
W. J. HAMILTON, Propr.
Prescription Work a Specialty.
A complete stock of
Drugs, Medicines, Chemicals,
Soaps, Brushes, Perfumeries,
Paints, Oils, Glass,
Notions, Books, Stationery.
Telephone No. 37. Main Street, Coif ax

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