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PERSONAL NEWS HEMS
Mrs. Bom Epstein of New York city
who was the gmst of Mrs. A. Fisher last
week, and who has been extensively en
tertaiued while here, left for her home
Albert W. Bensinger of Chicago and S.
FHwber of San Francisco spent several
evenings at. the residence of Mr. and
Mth. A Fisher last week.
Leon Cohn, secretary of the Colfax
Braving ft Malting Co., left last week for
a business trip to Boise and will be
absent for a month. Herbert M. 0«
--troski of Spokane will assume the duties
of Mr. Conn's office until the latter's
|flt«. Delia Boyer left Saturday for
Union City. Indiana, where she will re
main for the balance of the winter.
Fred W. Hungate 1< ft Monday after
noon for Spokane, strictly on business.
('. W. Brwio of Union, Orpgon, son of
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Erwin, arrived in
CoKu lloodaj morning, and was domi
-1 died for a couple of days under the
Mr and lira. I. .1. Davis registered at
the Kidpatb, Spokane, the first of the
lit*. R. M. Johnson is indisposed at
JA^bome, although nothing serious has
>^R(i«pedat this writing.
Jfiss Ada Doolittle left Monday after
noon for Spokane, where she will be the
guest for an indefinite period of Mrs.
Charles H. Larkin.
Charles L. Chamberlin went to Garfield
Wednesday to attend the joint installa
tion ceremonies of the Modern Wood
men and Royal Neighbors held there
that night, and also, by special request,
to address the members of the two lodge*.
Miss Eva Kuhn left Monday evening
for Berkeley, California, where sh9 will
remain the balance of the winter
the guest of her aunts, Mrs.
William H. Holcomb and Mrs. William
F. A. Woodin and wife of Pullman
stopped over Sunday in Colfax on their
way home from Spokane.
Mrs. August Harter left for Portland
Sunday to be with her husband, who is
there under the care of a doctor.
Mrs. Karl Allen of Pullman came here
Monday and is the guest of Mrs. "Doc"
Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Nero of Spokane
visited last week at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. D. C. Woodward.
Frank T. Baker of Wallowa, Eastern
Oregon, came to Colfax last Friday to
be at the bedside of his mother, who is a
very sick woman.
i Cnrtis H. Ide, a banker of Winona,
i-£ yA in Colfax Monday, the guest of
J2-r. N. M. Jones.
Dr. K. A. J. MacKemie of Portland
was called to Colfax this week in his
Mrs. W. A. Mitchell and Mrs. Lyle
visited Miss Alice Lyle at Moscow, Idaho,
Saturday. Miss Lyle recently underwent
an operation at that place, but at this
writing is doing nicely.
Mrs. Carl William Anderson of Spo
kane arrived in town Wednesday an<l is
visiting this week with Rev. and Mrs. N.
EL A. Morford, one of the well-to do
farmers liviug at Penawawa, was trans
acting business at the county seat
Mrs. A. E Sever was visiting her sister,
Un. J. B. Cram, this week.
Mr. and Mrs. George Cooper of Coeur
d'Alene are guests this week of Mr. and
Mrs Will Slate.
Mr. and Mrs. R. L. McCroskey went to
Portland last Friday, accompanying
Mr. and Mrs C. L. Mackenzie that far
on their way to California.
Mri George Hill was in Palouse and
Pullman last week mingling with friends
Miss Rose Schiblin was visiting with
friends at Shawnee Saturday and Sun
'•Mrs. Richard H. Duff spent Tuesday
Tom Brannon of Walla Walla is in
Colfax this week. He came to visit
with his father in the north end who is
84 years of age and begins to feel the
weight of years.
John Pattison, the well known Spo
kane attorney, was here attending to
legal business this week.
Mies Grace White of Colfax has been
appointed stenographer in the office of
the county assessor.
County Assessor George W. Walter
attended the assessor's convention which
W6s in session at Olympia last week, re
turniug to Colfax Sunday evening.
A. R. Meti of Elberton was in town
Wednesday mingliug with the brethren.
;t. 11. Hutchison, an attorney of Oakes
daie, was a business visitor to the county
Judge Thomas Neill will hold court in
Spokane next week, taking the place of
Judge Webster, who is sick.
F. S. Dttvis spent most of this week in
Spokane, returning yesterday.
E J. Tramill, the Oakesdale real estate
man, has been in town several days
•+ Lee Stairett and Frank McDaniels
came down from Elberton and attended
COLFAX GAZETTE, COLFAX, WASHINGTON. JANUARY 27, mi.
the K. of P lodge Wednesday nighr at
wb,ch time the third degree was con
ferred upon tbre* candidates.
Alf Robinson, proprietor of a butcher
Bhop at St. John, was in town part of
Dao Newton, a prosperous farmer near
Uikesdale, was transacting business in
Seymour Manning left last Sunday for
Hood River and Portland, and at this
writing ba& not returned.
W. H. Melrose sailed from England for
home on Saturday, January 21st, and
will be home the first of the week.
James Harpole, J. R. Butcher and
Roy Pnvett have been enjoying a hunt
me trip in the Kablotus country the
UMTS HIGH SCHOOL
German Society Holds Meeting.
The Deutsche ecker met last Tuesday
night at the home of Arthur Chapman.
A profitable as well an an enjoyable
evening was spent. Several short scenes
were reproduced from the German read
er by the Btudents. Light refreshments
were served and the business of the club
was taken up.
President Langdon King called the
meeting to order. Three new members
were taken in by unanimous vote. It
was decided to keep the refreshment and
entertainment committee for another
meeting. A committee was appointed
to draw up a constitution for the club.
The meeting adjourned by giving a
few German yells to meet at the home of
Miss Hallie Carter a week from Tuesday.
Annual Class Party.
The Juniors held their annual class
party last night at the home of Mrs.
Sam Morrison. Five hundred was played,
songs were sung, and the usual high-jinks
that belong to such a gathering was in
dulged in. Delicious refreshments were
served and a jolly time enjoyed.
FRASER STOCK COMPANY.
Close Engagement in Colfax Next
The Fraser Stock Co., who played part
of last week and all of this week at the
New Kidgeway theater, announce that
they will give their last performance in
this city Sunday night. It was expected
that the company would remain several
weeks, but circumstances not anticipated
have arisen compelling a different course.
The members of the company, one and
all, have taken their parts in the plays
produced in a very acceptable manner,
and the well wishes of this community
go with them wherever they may go.
Wednesday night they played to a
bumper house, several features by local
amateurs being a magnet to draw the
curious. After the play by the stock
company the amateurs occupied the
boards for one hour.
The voting contest for the $45 neck
lace has been spirited, and up to yester
day morning the vote stood as follows
for the four leading candidate*: Miss
May Spacek, IG7; Miss Oak Butcher,
96; Miss Goldie Hare, 64; Mrs. W. A.
The contest, however, will not be de
cided until tomorrow night at the cloee
of the performance. It will, undoubt
edly, be in favor of one o! the candi
dates named above.
Our citizens should see that the three
remaining nights the Fraser Stock Co.
are here the Ridgeway theater is full to
Marriage licenses have been issued by
the county auditor to the following:
Theodore King and Ida Millicent Men
denhall, both of Potlatch, Idaho.
Albert C. Schultz of La Croeee and
Catherine Helm of Colfax.
Laurence T. Murphy of Lamont and
Mary E. Jones of Winona.
George E. Bourbonuie and Madie
King, both of Johnson.
Martin Clay Huffman and Ruth Ann
Mettler, both of Colfax.
Taken Suddenly Sick.
Mrs. H. I. Willis, who left last Sunday
for Portland to stay until the return of
her husband from the east, was taken
suddenly sick on the train and had to
be placed on a stretcher when taken from
the cars at Portland. No further par
ticulars had been received at this writing.
Back From Mexico.
Jay B. Cram arrived home last week
from Guadalajara, Mexico, where he
went several weeks ago to look after his
interests in the Matarana Mining Co.
He found the mine in excellent condition,
far better than had been represented.
In Colfax, January 22, to Mr. and
Mrs. A. R. Campbell, a son.
In ColfdX, January 21, to Mr. and Mrs.
Benjamin Burr, a daughter, weight six
pounds. The home of the Burrs is at
Oroville, Okanogan county.
At Lynn station, north of Step'oe,
January 25, to Mr. and Mr?. Clarence
T. Latbem, a daughter.
Thoroughbred Bnrrpd Plymouth Rock \
Cockerels, price #2 50 each. Address '
Mrs. Lottie Hei^e, Biberton, Wath.
J. B. Brown sells the famous Aer- '
rooter, the best windmills in the world. !
Phone Red 1521.
SOCIAL SIDE OF WAX
Miss Mabel Maris Remembered.
Last Monday evening Miss Lulu Wells
gave a bundle shower in honor of Miss
Mabel Maris, who will soon become the
bride of Will Hendrickson. Tne inter
esting event took place at th» rooms of
Miss Wells at tbe Maguire home. Little
Cleo Baker took the part of Cupid, and
brought in divers and sundry bundle* in
a tiny white wagon, also carrying a bow
and arrow. Among the gifts was ma
terial for two beautiful comforts, the
young ladies converting the material into
the finished product durine the evening.
Elnbortte refreshments were nerved.
Aimng th^ guests were the members
of the B. ('. B Club, of whom only six of
the original members remain, the others
having been hit by Cupid's arrow and
become staid an well as honored matrons.
According to the rules of the club a
young lady ceaHns to become a member
when she marrieH. The club started in
with 20 members and only six remain.
Miss Maris is one of,the charter members
of the club Sbe received many beauti
ful and useful presents Monday, and is an
esteemed and popular young lady.
Ex-Mayor and Mrs. William Lippitt
celebrated their silver wedding anniver
sary Tuesday ,by giving an elaborate
supper at their residence, to which 12 of
their most intimate friends attended-
Aside from the fullness of everything
good to eat, music and conversation
tilled in the enjoyable hours. The silver
wedding anniversary finds Mr. and Mrs.
Lippitt in the prime of life, enjoying
perfect health, there being no reason why
they should not live to celebrate their
The decorations were a large center
piece of yellow chrysanthemums which
adorned the dining table, and large
yellow satin ribbons leading from the
chandelier to each plate. The effect was
unique as well as beautiful.
Pythian Palousers Club.
The Pythian Palousers Club met
Wednesday afternoon at the home of
Mrs Charles L. Chamberlin, a large at
tendance being noticed. A delightful
atternoon was *pent. Five hundred en
gaged the attention of all most of the
time, Mrs. E. W. Weinberg and Mrs. W.
A Mitchell carrying away the prizes.
Elegant refreshments were served. The
next meeting of the club will take place
February 8 at the home of Mrs. R, G.
Helping Hand Club.
The Helping Hand Club is composed
exclusively of the lady teachers connected
with Colfax's public schools, the object
being social enjoyment with a taste of
useful employment at the same time.
Members of the club to the number of 10
met Saturday afternoon at the home of
Miss Sina Miller, the time being spent
mostly in needle work. Refreshments
were served, and the afternoon was en
joyably as well as profitably spent.
In Honor of Mrs. Nero.
Last Friday afternoon Mrs. D. C.
Woodward entertained 16 ladies at her
home in honor of Mrs. L. C. Nero of
Spokane, who was her guest last week.
Five hundred was eDJoved by the ladies
uresent, Mrs. W. A. Mitchell winning the
first prize. Dainty refreshments were
served, and a recherche time was enjoyed
by one and all.
Party for Miss Walters.
Mrs. B. F. Randall was hostens at an
informal evening party last night given
in honor of Miss Helen Walters, who is
to return to school at Whitman College.
Twelve guests were present, who played
five hundred, after which a delicious
three-course luncheon was served, the
color scheme and decorations being iv
green and yellow.
The Priscilla Club.
The Priecilla Club met Monday with
Mrs. Stephen E. Ratliff at her home on
Cooper street. A delightful time was
had by those who attended. Dainty re
freshments were served.
Mrs. Baker Much Improved.
The friends of Mrs. Thomas Baker
will be glad to learn that she is greatly
improved over her condition of last week,
which at one tine was considered serious.
Though a very sick woman at this writ
ing she is more than holding her own.
Red Russian $ .66
Club and hybrid 68
Forty fold 69
Turkey Red 68
Feed barley, per hundred 90
Brewing barley 1.00
Oats, per Hundred 1.20
For sale or Jtrade for land, a general
merchandise more and buildings of about
$17,000, doing big cash business on a
large margin of profit in live Montana
town. Address H. Jackson, P. O box
258, Conrad, Mont.
Baled Straw for Sale.
Ninety tons of baled straw offered for
sale. Inquire at Hamilton Drug Co.
TENNY ADV CO Svmone Block
■ dim MUf. UU. Spokane, Wash
ieep the Gazette on file and are It*
anthorieed agents for ad\ ertteemenr*
HAS NO SUBSTITUTE
The only baking powder
made from Royal Grape
Cream of Tartar
NO ALUM.NO LIME PHOSPHATE
AMONG THE CHURCHES.
Christian church. Rev. W. A Digginp,
pastor—Sunday school at 10 a m
Preaching at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m.
C. E. at 6:30 p m. Praynr meeting
every V\ edtienday evening at 7.30.
Rer. Pattisnn', of the Pullman Bible
Choir, will occupy the pulpit of the
Christian church Sunday, morning and
evening Rpv Mr. Diggins will preach
at Garfield Sunday.
Congregational church, Rev. J. Her
bert Bainton, pastor—Serviceß at 11 a.
m. and 7:30 p. m. Sunday school at 10
a. m. Christian Endeavor at 6:30 d. m.
Service* will be held in the Presbyterian
building, near the old High school. The
pastor will preach in the morning on
"Will, Gnd and I Can," and in the even
ing on "The Call of the Christ."
Baptist church.—Rev. T. J. Collins of
Spokane will occupy the pulpit at the
Baptifit church Sunday, preaching morn
ing and evening
Hrst Methodist Episcopal church, Rev.
N. M. Jones, pastor—Regular services
at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. Sunday
Sfhool at 10 a. m. Epworth League
6:30 p. m. Regular prayer meeting
every Wednesday night.
Good Samaritan Episcopal church-
Rev. J. G. Robinson, rector—Evening ser,
vice at 7:30. Sunday school at 12:15*
Regular services at the chapel of the
Church of God will be held during the
winter as follows: Sunday school at 10
a. m., preaching services at 11 a. m. and
7 p m. on Sunday. Prayer meeting at
7:30 p. m. on Thursday*."
German Lutheran church, supplied by
Rev. Aug. Tr. Graebener—Preaching ser
vice every 2d and 4th Sunday. Religious
instruction every 2d and 4th Saturday
afternoon. Sunday school every Sun
day from 9 to 10. Service commences
at 10 o'clock. Everybody cordially in
North Colfax Methodist Episcopal
Church—Sunday school at 2:30 p. m.
Preaching service at 3:30 p. m.
Christian Science services in the church
edifice every Sunday at 11 a. m. and
Wednesday at 7:30 p. m
Don't think that piles o»u't be cured.
Thousands of obstinate cases have been
cured by Doan's Ointment. 50 cents at
any drug store.
For rent—Five iioune keeping rooms
for rent I< qni^p »>f South Em] Grocery.
Wanted —A mrl attending school to
livp with family and assist in household.
Apply at F'jir Sto'-e.
Sewing rio"e by thp <lav. Telephone
R°d 1591. Mrs T E. Colvin.
For Sale —A six-bole Monarch range, j
rip<>r!v yew and in fir^t cIH-<tJ shape. In— ■
quire of Ellis Laird at Savings bank.
Wanted—Description and price of land
for sale from owner* only. State loca
tion and terms. Address Lock Box 696,
Found—A pair of golri-rimmed spec
tacles, found near Main street school
building last Tuesday. Apply at this
Lost—On Tuesday, between the hos
pital and opera hocse, one child's white
Angora fur collar. Finder please leave
at Gazette office.
NOW IS THE TIME
to bring in your watch you have been
puttiDg off having repaired. If you
have tried everywhere else to get satis
factory result**, al! we aek i<>
BRING IT HERE
If we don't fix it to run right, there'll be
SHIRKEY & GLASER
"At the Sign of the Street Clcck."
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 Coltax, Wash.
T>ERFECT BAKING RESULTS can be obtained only
J- when the best materials are used, including flour of
these popular and well known brands—
which are manufactured in Whitman county by the WINONA
MILLING CO., from Blue Stem Wheat, the very best for the
Spokane and Colfax Feed & Poultry Co.
DISTRIBUTORS, Colfax, Wash.
Headquarters for the Citizens of Whitman County and the
M. J. MALOXEY, Proprietor
Our Prices may not be the lowest, bat we guarantee every article
Thft Bar connected with the hotel carries a fine line of imported and
domestic Wines, Liquors and Oigara. When you get it at the Hotel
Oolfax you get the best produced in the markets of the world.
When you want to find your friends, go to the Hotel Colfax, the recognised
headquarters for everybody.
E. R. BARROLL
Hardware, Stoves and Tinware
Most complete line of Crockery in
Carry everything found in a first class hardware store
The home of up-to-date
Novelties, Brass Goods, Cut
Glass and Fine China
Beautiful water colors and oil paintings
Everybody has been wanting the
They are now for sale at the ELK DRUG STORE, the com
CRESCENT #k*o Per Sack CRESCENT
— 1 Red Crescent—Family Flour I
Second only to our ROYAL ROSE
Nothing Cheap About It Except the Price.
Is Fully Guaranteed. Ask Your Dealer.
RED I Colfax Milling Co. RED
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