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AFFAIRS OF IHE COUNTY
Abstract of the Proceedings of
the Board of County Com
missioners of Whitman
l'lir-uiint to adjournment the board of coun
ty c«>iiiiiiin*ior»'rs of Whitman conntv. Wasb
ioit. n. met May It), 1910. with the following
present : .1. K. Rupiy, county com
njiMcioncr and chairman of the board; W. O.
McCoy and Samuel Ellis, county commiß
Current Expense Claims Allowed.
And«r3:>u, E, deputy assessor $ 196 00
Bancroft-Whitn- y Co, law books 72 00
Brown, X S, livery for sheriff 2 50
Case, (ieo W, Jr, deputy assessor . 131 90
Chamberlin, Chas L, Jixp proßecut
ingAtty 13 90
Carter, Ci IS, Exp sheriff 4 50
C«le. Wm, Kxp deputy i>heriff 52 25
Eastep, J B, guarding prisoners 36 00
Elder, H (J, deputy assessor 3 50
Glass & Prudhomnae Co, supplies for
Holbrouk, CJ H, deputy assessor 80 50
King, A E, supplies for county engi
neer 9 00
Lyons, Pat. labor 2 50
Maloney, M J, boarding jurors 65 00
Mattoon, Mtb J (), work for superin
tendent .. 15 75
Mackey, VV M, Exp deputy Supt 12 2u
Murray, JJ, rappliea for assessor ... 13 50
Miller, J G, work few a-sessor 1 80
«|jt-r, WA, caring for indigents . . 20 85
fur, WA, oaring for mdi ents ... 5f 0
r?BW, J M. Exp couuty engineer.. 3 45
tors, Orville, livery for court
reporter --. .. .. 400
McPheeters, Orville, liveiy Pros Atty 7 00
Pacific Farmers Union, printing for
auditor .. 3 25
Pacific T & T Co, rents and tolls for
April 6(i 40
Payne, Roy \, board of education . 14 86
Pioneer Bindery & I'riuting Co, sup
plies for as*e«sor 13 66
Putlatch Lumber Co, lumber, court
hou-e tower 84 80
Roberta, LL, Exp deputy sheriff .. 7 70
Rogers, Kred B, fuel for court house . 51 (13
Saxon, StClair, deputy assessor .... 45 50
Shawgo, 0 H, service for sheriff 8 60
.1 W, caring for indigent 5 05
Skinner. Harry, labor 2 35
Welty, T J, Exp deputy assessor . 3 60
Weinberg" , E \V, deputy assessor.... 21 00
Brown, X S, livery for sheriff 3 00
Ellis, tl A. board of education 19 00
Stotler, FL, assinting Pros Atty .. 10 00
Justice Court Cost Bills.
State of Washington vs William Ab
bott 1 70
State of Washington vs Tom Belick.. 3 05
State of Washington vs Pete Buce... 3 05
State of Washington vs Ed Gross 1 70
State of Washington vs Olaf Harding 3 05
State of Washington vs Mrs John
Kremrner 1 15
State of Wash'ngton vs Tony Mayer. 3 05
State of Washington vs Charles E
Ray 1 95
State of Washington vs M Sackowich 3 05
State of Washington vs R E Smith . 11 05
State of Washington vs Buzz Wells 1 70
Coroner's Cost Bill Allowed.
In the matter of the inquest on the
body of George Lust 22 20
Road and Bridge Claims Allowed.
Amos, Oscar, piling 50 25
Ji*\iey, I J, balance on bridge con
_^T%ct ... 548 00
MF\ser, A B, nails 12 60
Wm M, freight on lumber
/ami machinery 74 18
l^ysart, I. Anderson bridge 2HO 10
Hanna, Frank \l, freight on lumber 74 80
.lenks Roy, piling 264 00
Morgan, .Tames R, black-mithing 9 25
McCoy, \V C, freight. 2 97
McDonald, W W, labor 72 <>0
1 otlatch Lumber Co, lumber 667 20
Potlatch Lumber Co, lumber 53 70
Potlatch Lumber Co, lumber 179 3*l
Standard Lumber Co, lumber 276 6')
Bcaadegg, Geo J, blackmnirhing .... 64 15
Morgan, -lumen R, blacksmithing 33 25
Road District Claims Allowed.
Road District No. 1.
Wright, W F, foreman 64 ftf
Meuli. Nick, labor 44 70
Bowernuan, .fame-, labor 83 7*'
Gillian, J H, labor 77 00
Charles, Fred, labor 27 00
Couchman, E S, labor 3 50
Road District No. 3.
Ellin, Samuel, man and team 11 25
Hamilton T M, labor 10 00
Ping, Frank, labor 27 M)
McFarland, A L. labor 26 75
Bliss. A O, labor 23 50
Johnson, O P, labr»r 28 00
Ocho, i;e->rge, labor 28 00
Ficklin, Joe, labor 25 r 0
Chrintenson, Fred, labor 4 00
Ayler, Frank, labor 4 00
Moons Frank, labor 2 00
Road District No. 4.
Haneon, S, labor 84 00
King, R A, labor 35 25
Rothwell, Charles, labor 16 85
Road District No. 6.
Stephenson, W B, labor 6 00
Stephenson, J O, labor 5 00
Stephenaon, W B, labor 5 00
Robertson, W VV, foreman ... 10 50
March, Walter, labor 2 50
March, Harry, labor 2 50
jiWnn J P, labor 13 75
Grant, labor 7 50
Jwcrracken, Fd, supervisor 23 50
" flardwick, T Z, labor 3 75
Road District No, 7.
Reieenauer, M, labor 20 00
Parka. George, labor 52 50
Sutton, Wm. labnr 41 25
Standley, John, labor 41 25
Jones, Wm, labor 21 25
Myers. A ndrew, labor 750
Schulthies, Mike, labor 2 00
Drutfel, Ben, labor 600
B.>v!f-s, John, pupervisor 46 00
Druffel, Ben. labor 8 00
Schulthies, Mike, labor 4 00
Parks, George, labor 14 00
Parks, George, Jr, labor 13 75
Road District No. 8.
.Theodore, labor 10 50
Orders as to Taxes.
The application of Robert Babb seta forth
that he was not allowed exemption on his 19( 9
personal property assessment, and asks that
the exemption be allowed him. Granted.
The application of George T Huffman sets
forth that lot 4, in block 2, Huffman's addi
tion to Tekoa, was assessed with improve
ments; that there are no improvements on
this lot and asks that the taxes on same be
The application of M A Sherman sets forth
that a certain Endiuott tract assessed to David
Cole was doubly aspeseed for the years 1908
and 1909 and a*ks that one assessment be
The application of Michael Schulthies sets
forth that for the years 1907, 1908 and 1909
the N WJ of the NWJ of section 6-12-45 has
been assessed and taxed, and that the same is
government land; that for the same years the
aj^Wj of the BEJ of the same section has not
HfcfcQ assessed and taxed; that this is deed
Tfend: that the same is an error in description,
/and asks to have the taxes that have been paid
" transferred from the government land to the
deeded land. Granted. I
setT^h'^Ti'"' 1 ; >f Mr""' !llia Webeter
••*■ forth that her hooea mad sooda were ear
rZ\T %y by thefl ** "f *-H iV3 3£
that the taxe« on mm be OMMetled. Granted
m ,,7 W*nt«wo« »f H.TWic .1 m deputy
county trmaoret mm a PI , r ,,vMl by the board
n^t n8« °a\ rAvt fm the county printing for the
nut hucal year was awarded to William
UttMyeu of the Clfax Commoner at 25 cent*
The auditor w s directed to advertise for
1 ™ v *. c V* tTUCtU>n (f a Bteel br.dge
%h £"°^ Cfee, k at tb* outlet ot Hock lake
The bond or E P Black, foreman m road
dHtri t No 4, was approved.
Ihe bond of W W Robertson, foreman in
road district No 6, was approved,
lha appointment of E W Chamberlin as
(lei Duty county engineer was approved.
Ihe report of the Florence Crittendon Mis
sion was approved
The report of the county auditor on check
ing the books of the county treasurer was
State of Washington, county of Whitman- <*s.
1, Wm. M. Duncan, county auditor of
Whitman county, state of Washington do
hereby certify that the above and foregoing is
a true and correct abstract of the proceedings
of a meeting of the board of county commis
sioners of the aforesaid county, held May
loth and 17th,1910, as I verily believe.
In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my
hand and seal this 17th day of May, 1910
l«EfLj WM. M. DUNCAN,
County Auditor and ex-orhcio clerk of the
board of county commissioners.
By D L Kemper, Deputy.
WILD ANIMAL CIRCUS.
Will Exhibit in Colfax Three Days,
Commencing June 2.
There will be " big doings " in Colfax
for three dayH beginning Thursday, June
2 The Al (i. Barnes' big three ring wild
nnim-il circus, with its 10 big associate
attractions, will spreHd its tents in this
city during the period above named
The Barnes circus claims the dutinc
tion of beitijr the only wild animal circus
on enrth. Over 200 lions, tigers, pumas,
leopards, elephants, camels, seal*, dogn,
ponies, monkeys and other animuls pre
nent a performance in three big riugs
lastiug over two hours.
Lions, tigers, bears and leopards ride
Arabian stallions, jump over hurdles and
banner, through hoops of blHzmg florae,
leap to and from the horses' backs while
dashing around the immense steel arena
at breakneck speed under the gentle
sway of a beautiful woman. There is a
herd of performing elephants, a troup of
"college educated" d< gs, high school
horses, trained Russian bears, seals that
ride upon horseback and juggle batons,
torches of tire, play ball and play upon
Joiy clowns provoke storms of laugh
ter with their funny antics, and Barnes'
big military concert band of 25 piece*
play all the latest and most popular airs.
It is the intention of the business men
to co operate with the circus manage
ment and make the Juue fair one of the
biggest events ever held in f'olfax.
Gift of Useful Articles.
Any threshing engineer living in Whit
man county who will nend bin name,
postofflce address, and the owner's name
of the last engine he ran. to us will re
ceive by return mail krkk an article
which will be handy fur use on his next
Any separator tender who will senri
bis name, postoffice address, and the
name of the owner of the iHHt rig he wan
with, to us will receive FRKB a samp'e of
a very useful article on auy separator.
A card will do as good as a letter.
The more names we receive the better we
will be pleased.
Colfax Implement Company,
The second annual convention of the
Oregon Threshers' Association will he
held at Albany, Oregon, Jane 2 and 3
Round trip rates ol one and one third
fare on the certificate plan will be made
by O R &X. and S P. Tickets on sale
May 29 to June 3 inclusive, good for
return until June 10. Important sub
jects will be discussed, including an ad
dress by a special representative of the
U. S. government. For futher informa
tion as to rates, dates of saltl, etc, cull
on any O R & X or S P agent.
Boys Will Be Boys
and are always getiing scratches, cuts,
spraius, bruises, bumps, burns or soilde.
Don't neglect such things—they may re
sult serious if you do. Apply Rallarri's
Snow Liniment according to directions
right away and it will relieve the pnin
and heal the trouble. Price 25c, 50c
aud $1. Sold by V. T MiHYoskey.
A few drops of I. W. Harper whiskey
will take the chill out of a glass of ice
wnTcr —it will improve the taste and aid
your digestion. Careful people use no
oth»»r whiskey except I. W. Harper. Sold
by J.C. Monahan_
Slightly disfigured but still in the ring
and ready to do paper hanging of all
kinds. A. R. Endsley, Phone Blk. 1081.
The famous Hazelwood dairy butter,
milk, served at Poteet's, is healthful,
palatable and nourishing.
Braathe Hyomei for Two Minutes
and Stuffed Up Head Will Vanish
If you want to get relief from catarrh,
cold in the head or from an irritating
cough in the shortest time breathe Hy
omei (pronounce it High-o me)
It will clean out your head in two
minutes and allow you to breathe freely
awake or asleep.
Hyomei will cure a cold in one day. it
will relieve you of disgusting snufti js,
hawking, spitting and offensive breath
in a week.
Hyomei is made chiefly from eucalyp
tol, a soothing, healing, germ killing
antiseptic, that comes from the euealvp
tvs forests of inland Australia where
catarrh, asthma and consumption were
uever known to exist.
Hvomei is pleasant and easy to
breathe. Just pour a few drops into the
hard rubber inhaler, use ac directed and
cure is almost certain.
A complete Hyomei outfit, including
inhaler and one bottle of Uyomei, costs
only $1.00 at druggists everywhere and
at V. T. McCroskey's. If you already
own an inhaler you can get an extra
bottle of Hyomei at druggists for only
It reliovps stomach misery, sour stom-'
ach belching, and cures all stomach dis
ease or money back. Large box of tab
leto 50 cents. Druggists iv all towns.
COLFAX GAZETTE, COLFAX, WASHINGTON, MAY 20, 1010.
You Will Make No Mistake
if You Follow This Col
fax Citizen's Advice.
Never neglect your kidneys.
If you have a pain in the back, urinary dis
orders, dizziness and nervousness, it's time to
act and no time to experiment. These are all
symptoms of kidney trouble, and you should
seek a remedy which is known to cure the
Dean's Kidney Pills is the remedy to use.
No need to experiment. It ha« cured many
stubborn cases in Colfax. Follow the advice
of a Colfax citizen and be cured yourself.
L. Slate, 1135 Meadow Street, Colfax,
Wash., says: "For a year I doctored and
used several well known kidney remedies
without getting relief. The secretions from
my kidneys passed irregularly and I was an
noyed almost constantly by backache. On my
son's advice, I usei Doan's Kidney Pills and
the contents of three bo»ea of this remedy
cured me. 1 now have control over the kid
ney secretious and my pains and aches are a
thing of the past."
For sale by all dealers. Price 50 cents.
Foster-Milburn <'0., Buffalo, New York, sole
aerents for the United States.
Remember the name—Doan's—and take no
Call for Bids.
Scaled bids will be received by tho board of
county ccntmi-siouers of Whitman county,
Washington, at their office in the Whitman
county court bouse in Coifax. Washiueton, up
to the hour of ten o'clock a. m. .luue 7, I'JIO,
for the construction of tin following bridge:
Ruck Luke bridge, across Rock creek, at the
mouth of Kock lake.
The above bridge to consist of three riveted
nte^l pouy trusses, each 45 feet long, to rest
on tubular piers, and to be built according to
plans and specifications on fie in tin office of
the county engineer of Whitman county,
Washington, Hid completed not later than
the loth day of October, I'JIO.
Kach bidder matt enclose a certified check
made payable to the board of cminty commis
sioners in a sum not Ifwb than ten per cent of
the amount of the bid. the same to be forfeited
to the county as liquidated damages in case
the person or firm to whom contract is
awarded does u<>t comply with the require
ments for contract and bond.
The bidder to whom the contract is awarded
must sign contract and furnish bund not later
than June 21, li»10.' both of which mint be
satisfactory to the board of county commis
sioners. The bund must be in an amount
equal to the contract price of bridge and
cover the payment of labor and material.
The commissioners reserve the right to re
ject any and all bids-
Plans and specifications for this bridge may
be examined at the <.tfice of the couuty engi
neer on and after May 25, 1910.
Colfax, Washington, May 17, 1910
WM. M. DUNCAN,
County auditor aDd ex-orh'co clerk of the
board of county commissioners
By D. L. Kemper, Deputy.
Call for Bids.
Sealed bids will be received by the Board of
County Commissioners of Whitman county,
Washington, at their office in the Whitman
county court hotis^ in Colfax, Washington, up
to the hour of ten o'clock a. m., on June 7, 1910,
for the construction of the following bridges:
Cooper Lake bridge in Colfax, Washington,
City Hall bridge in Pullman. Washington,
both across the south P-Uouse river.
On the < ooper Lake bridge bids will be re
ceived as follows:
Ist For a s;ecl girder bridge with wood floor
constating of two ►pans, one span 60 feet long
and one span 45 feet long.
2nd Kiveteri stvel truss bridge. 114 foot span.
24 foot roadway, with concrete floor and steel
arms ou each side for 8 font sidewalk.
3rd. A concieto uirder bridge 102 feet long
(■(imposed of two spa- 8.
City Hall bridge bids will be received as fol
Ist, Riveted steel truss bridge, J»o feet long,
24 foot rondwa*. with concrete floor, steel arms
ou each side for six foot sidewalk
2nd. Concrete girder bridge 80 feet long com
p st'd of two spans
Koth the above bridges In the ditierent styles
to be figured according to plans and specifica
tions on file at the olliie of me i ounty Engineer
of Whitman county, Washington, and the
bridges awarded to be constructed according to
the same plans respectively, and the construc
tion to be completed not later than the l&th day
of October, I'JlO
I'ersous or firms 1 iddlng on these bridges
must put the bids for each bridge on a separate
sheet of paper and the name of the bidder must
be on the outside of the envelope inclosing the
Each person or firm bidding must inclose a
rertiiien check made payable to the BoHrd of
County Commissioners of Whitman county,
Washington, in the sum uot less than ten per
cent of the bid which the check is intended to
cover, the same to be forfeited to the county as
liquidated damages in ease the person or firm
to whom a contract is awarded does not com
ply with the requirements for contract and
bond Each bidder to whom a contract Is
awarded niim sign contract and furnish bond
not later than June 21.1010, both of which must
be satisfactory to the Board of < ounty Commis
sioners, The bond must be in an amount equal
to the contract price of the bridge and cover
the payment of labor and material.
Plans and specifications for these different
styles of bridges may be examined at the office
of the > ounty Engineer on and after May 25,
Colfax, Washington, May 11 1910
WM. M. DUNCAN,
County Auditor and Ex-officio Clerk of the
Board of County Commissioners.
By D. L Kkmper. Deputy.
Notice to Creditors.
Notice is hereby given by the undersigned,
executor of the Last Will and Tes ament of
Rhoda A McCreary. deceased, to the creditors
of and all persons having claims against said
deceased or her t state, to exhibit them with the
necessary vouchers to said ex. cutor at his resi
dence near Rosalia, Washington, where the
business of said estate will be transacted, with
in one year atter the first publication of this
Date of the first publication, May 20, 1910.
WORTHINGTON McCREARY, Executor.
Notice to Creditors.
In the superior court of the state of Washing
ton, in and for the county of Whitman.
In the matter of the estate of Clarence S.
Notice i« hereby given by the undersigned,
the executor of the last will aud testament of
the above named Clarence S. Davis, deceased,
to the creditors of and all persons having claims
against said deceased, to present the same to
gether with the necessary vouchers within one
jear alter the first publication of this notice, to
wit: within one year after the 20th day of May,
1910. to the said executor, at the office of Patti
son A Pattison, In the city of Colfax, Washing
ton, the same being the place for the trans
action of the business of said estate.
Dated this 16th day of May, 1910.
JOHN F. DAVIS,
Executor of the last will and testament of
Clarence 6. Davis, deceased.
For the very best in
Always Go to the
The Bicker Studio
No Use Arguing
We haven't time for that ; work ia
You couldn't get better service or a
more efficient mill for this year; be sure
you lay in the best roller feed that you
Carley's Roller Feed Mill
It's guaranteed to be the best—re
quires but trifling attention and ie an
exceptional money maker and saver.
Let us show you.
The next time you dine out
—take the meal with us! A
"different" restaurant — one
that caters to YOUR tastes
and needs in respect to good
food, a wholesome, clean place
Pay us a call!
W. H. Melrose, Prop 317 Main St
AROUND THE CIRCLE
Tickets sold from all stations in
the Inland Empire g^ing via Spo
kane, Macleod and Calgary, through
fhe Canadian RockiPH, touching Banff,
Like Louise, Field and Glacier, re
turning via Vancouver, Victoria,
.Seattle and Portland, or vice versa.
Tickets on sale daily, June 1 to
September 1. Final limit October 31.
Also Short Trips
Through the Kootenay
and Arrow Lakes
Write fur literature and detailed
Tray. Pass. Agt. Gen. Agt.
14 Wall St., Spokane
GET IN LINE
The next sixty days is the best
time to buy our 16-inch
Costs only f 1 50 per cord on care at
Palouse in car lots. Never was cheap
er and never will be. Remember that
we have about 10,000 customer* and
only two mills to ship wood from.
You may have to wait a few weeks,
but we will fill your order.
BARNEY McNEELY, Manager
A choice section of land four miles from
Mansfield, the terminus of the Great
Northern railroad in Douglas county,
near Waterville. There i* nothing better
in that growing country. Han all been
broken out and cropped. 160 acres in
wheat this year One third of crop goes
with land. Price $33.50 per acre on
terms which will suit. Address
H. W. Pennock, Owner
708 White Bldg Seattle, Wash
ALEXANDER & CO. %%Z, w£h
1 'xeep the Gazette on file and are it*
1 authorised agents for advertisement*
We Have Just Received
A Carload of Host Fencing,
Barbed Wire and Nails, and
a Large Shipment of Galva
nized Pipe in all sizes on
which we are prepared to
make the best prices.
How is this, a3 14 <£ 7 k fIA
Stmlebaker Wagon for $'
If you need anything in these lines, we can save you money.
Whitman Implement Co.
Corner Main and Canyon Sts., Colfax, Wash.
For Sale, About 15,000 Acres
of Sherman County, Oregon
now under crop, leases in varying sized
parcels renewable or subject to cancella
tion at buyer's option.
Price about §40.00 per acre
(Crop rental 1910 reserved)
Terms —Part Cash, part on time.
Eastern Oregon Land Co.
Care of Balfour, Guthrie & Co.
Board of Trade Building Portland, Oregon
Wheat Land for Hale
Cheap by Owner
itITY SECTION 7, township 12, range 38. Two miles
south across Snake river from Whitman county. 537
acres now farmed. 600 acres can be farmed. Over 400 acres
of grain in and looks well. Buyer gets one-fourth of crop de
livered in warehouse at Starbuck. Two miles haul. Land
lays well for farming. 686.44 acres at $1 5 per acre, $10,296.60.
Terms:—One-third down, balance to suit at 8 per cent.
H. W. Goff Colfax, Wash.
Hardware Lawn Mowers American
Tinware Garden Hose Field Fence
tools For the Farmer, Gardener, Carpenter, tools
tools Blacksmith, Householder and Handy tools
tools Man. All wants can be supplied from tools
tools our big stock. tools
SIMON DREIFUS & CO.
Corner Main and Wall Streets Colfax, Wash.
BIFLIIjI-.1-A.nNrT Race Record 2:18
I, F. E. WHITE, owner of the above trotting- atalhon, have located at Colfax racetrack
for the purpose ot training and breeding trotting and road horeea. I have three of the best
trotting stallions ever brought to Washington, and respectfully ask all those wishing 1 to breed
for road or fast trotting horses to call and see me and my horses. Prices very reasonable. Two
of these stallions are from Illinois, one by Margrave, that stood for service in New York at
$250 fee. One is half brother to the mare that holds world's race record. Am standing both
at $25 00.
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