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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 21 December 1907
Mr. and Mrs. A. V. Shepler of Chewelah visited in Colville Monday. The stores of Colville will remain open evenings up to and including next Tuesday evening. They close all day Christmas. Edgar McKinney and Laura Larrabee of Blue Creek were married in the parlors of the Hotel Col ville on Monday afternoon by Justice W. L. Terry. They will reside at Summit Valley. Miss Alice McMillan will return from Whitman College next w reck for holiday vacation. She is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. R. McMillan of Orin and is attending Whitman for the second year. Business visitors and court attendants here on Monday were A. Weatherman, W. Woodard, J. M. Kolb, Charles Neff, Ernest Mottaz, all of Addy, and Emanuel Oppehimer, Ed Way land, Ed Ross, of Chewelah. C. C. Darnell has sold a half interest in the stock of his blacksmith shop to F. J. Willett, formerly a resident of Addy. Mr. Darnell will hereafter attend to the horseshoeing work and Mr. Willett will attend to all repair work. They will put ...
Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 21 December 1907
The Colville & Metaline Route The statement made in this paper last week re garding the beginning of operations Jan. 15 of the Colville & Metaline Transportation Company was the only mention made of the fact by any paper in the county last week. Whether the Examiner is the only paper interested in seeing the opening of transportation between Colville and Metaline, or whether it is the only paper in Colville which at tempts to give at least a part of the news, we do not attempt to say. Be it as it may, S. H. Ans chell of Metaline appeared before the council this week and stated that operations would commence Jan. 15. A 40-horsepower Reo double cylinder automobile will make one trip a day each way, with carrying capacity of 12 persons and trailer for freight. The trip will be made in 4J to 5 hours over the distance of 40 miles. Roads will be kept open during the winter by contract with farmers and settlers along the line. The Colville & Met aline Transportation Company was...
Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 21 December 1907
Open Evenings Astonishingly low prices make C£MS£ your Christinas buying easy at H^^^Jmh^ Barman's P9B You'd be surprised to know how many people are already making their Christmas purchases at Barman's, and it's a wise thing to do—for two reasons: First, you avoid the rush and worry of doing everything at the last moment. Second, our lines are complete. The great purchas ing power of Barman's has demonstated its strength as never before in the immense stock of holiday goods. It is a well-known fact that Barman's have always offered their stock to the public at the most reasonable figures possible without trying to make people believe that they are offering goods at 25 and 40 per cent less than regular prices—which is merely a bait used by others to catch the trade. This is unnecessary for this old established firm (in business in Colville since 1887) to do to dispose of its goods. Buying direct from manufacturers and im porters enables us to sell our wares at prices that enable the...
Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 21 December 1907
Christmas at the Churches Morning subject at the Baptist church Sunday, "The Christ Child;" evening subject, "A Christ mas Message.'' The Sunday .school will give their Christmas program on Christmas night, to which all are heartily welcome. The Baptist Sunday school will have a* Christ mas tree Tuesday evening and a program of exer cises. Christmas services at the Catholic^ church will be as follows: Solemn high mass beginning at mid night on Christmas eve, when Battmann*s mass in F will be rendered by the choir assisted by Prof. A. B. Mather. During offertory Adeste Fideles will be sung. Mass at 10 a. m. Christmas, with Father A. Van der Velden celebrant. All cordially invited. At the Christian church on Sunday evening the regular Christmas exercises will be held by the Sunday school, with recitations and dialogues and music by the choir and orchestra. At the Free Methodist church the Christmas sermon will be given on Tuesday, with a Sunday school literary and musical program Tues...
Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 21 December 1907
A boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. F. R. Vanish Tuesday morning. N. M. Williams of Marcus was in town Monday renewing his license. S. L. Wait, editor of the Kettle Falls Tribune, was a county seat visitor Tuesday. The Bennett & Walgamott orchestra will play for dances at Marcus next Tuesday and at Kettle Falls on Thursday. Miss Maud Cameron and Grover Graham have returned for the holiday vacation from their school work at Pullman. Mrs. Catherine Thomas, who suffered the in jury of a broken leg last week, is improving nicely despite her age of 83 years. Mrs. R. T. Wynne and son arrived Tuesday from Hedley, B. C., to remain in Colville this winter. Mr. and Mrs Wynne left Colville four years ago, this being their old home This week has seen some good skating in the valley, and many of the young people have taken advantage of it, the moonlit evenings and good weather making this sport very enjoyable. Ralph Goetter returned Thursday evening from his work in the sophomore year at Gonzaga ...
Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 21 December 1907
I NEWS OF TOWN AND COUNTY # Henry Schneider of Chewelah and Alphonse Loiselle of Northport were granted naturalization papers by the superior court Monday. A. R. Squire of Kettle Falls, secretary of the Fruitland Irrigation Company, was here Thursday. His company was instituted by Chicago capital and has expended close to $100,000 in improve ments on its property on the Columbia. Contract for the sewer outlet obtained from the- city by C. A. Hunt has been sublet to J. E. Scale, and work was commenced Thursday. All material except the 18 inch pipe is to be furnished by the contractor for the 1700 feet of outlet to the city sewer system. General John M. Corse Post, No. 98, G. A. R., held election of officers on Dec. 4, for the ensuing year: Commander, C. W. Campbell of Echo; S. V. C, J. B. Pike; J. V. C, H. T. Jonas; Q. M., I. Mastling; chaplin, A..Moore; 0. D., E. S. McCloud; I. G., G. Wallace; surgeon, A. S. Donald; adjutant, T. S. Donald. Delegates to department encamp ment are A. ...
Page 17 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 21 December 1907
I NEWS OF STEVENS COUNTY I The Echo basket ball team will play at Northport today. The Hewett mill near Valley has shut down wait ing for snow so that log hauling will be possible. On petition from Hunters, R. E. Overmeyer has been appointed deputy sheriff for that section, with residence at Hunters. A marriage license was issued in Spokane Wed nesday to John G. Flynn and Florence J. Crock more, both of Newport. Hunters will have a Christmas tree and appro priate exercises Thursday evening, in charge of Prof. Richard Nagle, principal of the Hunters school. Miss Maggie Miller, who has been teaching school near Valley for the last two months, closed her work last Friday with the intention of remov ing to Spokane. Apportionment of state school funds for Stevens county for the quarter ending Dec. 14 amounts to $3,551.09. The quarterly apportionment of county school funds is $2,034.06 A big copper strike was made last week at the Blue Jim in the Metaline district. This is an old mine, bu...
Page 18 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 21 December 1907
— ez^ *v ~~ ~~~~~~~~~~ ————^—-^————————————— <^§^^^) The Store That Serves You Best ~*^P* Heimbach & Co. It il • fflß Good, Common-Sense ] 'ill'/ t i ■ v^^S © > |// v-illtS jiff ll \ 9 ' \ at magi c word that joins J/ // I I 'I \ | V-'lliloLlllcio* two hemispheres together 111 J \1 in the joy of simple giving—the one supreme day j II I I U I of the year when "Gcod Will to All Men" is up 'W^ llm I Jl 11 \\\ permost in every heart. Our store is filled with Mf^inW^Tl 11 \\\ appropriate gifts for every one. For grandmother, llrM^ll I 111 \\ grandfather, uncle, aunt, mother, father, lover, fw bwjf" 1 111 \ brother, sweetheart, sister, baby, teacher, maid or // -fiT 1 ftll\ \ man-servant, for all the family and all the friends »JILJM Prices Down to the Lowest "Cut- Rate" Notch If you want the best Heating Stove for the least money, we have it—COLE'S ORIGINAL AIRTIGHT WOOD STOVE at prices ranging from $2 to $ 14 If you want the best Logging Tools in the market, we have them-MORLE...
Page 19 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 21 December 1907
A marriage license was issued in Spokane Mon day to Wilfred J. Peltier and Clara M. Hatton, both of Fruitland. The Stevens County Abstract Co. reports many transfers this week, the important ones among them being: Newport Congregational church to Tropwen Inv. Co., east 40 feet, lots 10 and 19, block 7, Talmages Addition to Newport, $1250; E. J. Manchester to Washington Brick and Lime Co., southwest quarter 24-29-40, $1,300. Eighth grade examination in this county will oc cur Jan. 16 and 17. There are three eighth grade examinations every year, in January, May and August. If p.ll are passed successfully, the pupils are entitled to state eighth grade diplomas, which allow them to enter high schools. The county superintendent's office has charge of all papers in these examinations. The Pend d'Oreille Navigation Company, through its superintendent W. H. Irving, is mak ing arrangements at Portland to let a contract for constructing a sternwheel steamer to operate on the Pend d'Oreille ri...
Page 20 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 21 December 1907
A General Directory STEVENS COUNTY Senator, A. W. Anderson, Rep. Representatives, R. D. Mcßae and A. W. McMoran, Rep. Judge, D. H. Carey, Rep. Auditor, Frank A. Savage, Rep. Treasurer, Charles Adams, Rep. Clerk, Geo. H. Shaver, Rep. Sheriff, W. H. Graham, Dem. Assessor, Frank F. Bottorff, Rep. Attorney, J. A. Rochford, Dem. Supt. of Schools, Daisy Hard, Dem. Surveyor, Wm. M. Manning, Rep. Coroner, Dr. A. B. Cook, Rep. Commissioners, T. R. Major, S. S. Beggs and Wm. Fountain, Dem. COLVILLE Mayor, L. B. Harvey Councilmen, George Stenger, F. L. Torrey, W. F. Diffenbacher, F. A. Sav age, C. E. Wingham Treasurer, R. M. Thomas Clerk, A. B. Sansburn City Engineer, H. E. Bonner Attorneys, Jesseph & Grinstead Supt. Water System, J. M. Williams Marshal, J. S. Wright Justice of the Peace, W. L. Terry. CHURCHES Congregational—G. H. Wilbur, minister; Sunday school 10 a. m.; morning service 11 a. m.; evening service 7:30 p. m.; Junior Society 2:30 p. m.; Chris tian Endeavor Society 6:45; Ladi...
Page 21 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 21 December 1907
Strike at Morning Mine A strike of high-grade galena ore was made at the Morning mine, Metal ine district, this week. The tunnel in this property is in nearly 300 feet. The upper workings consist of a tunnel near the outcrop and several open cuts. Be low this and at one side a joint tunnel was run in company with the Mammoth Mining Company which struck the ore body where each company had done considerable drifting on the ledge. The present lower tunnel is being driven to test the extent of ore. It is intended to work the mine by quarrying method, and a beginning has already been made. The surface showings extend for a dis tance of 400 feet along the hillside and have been tapped by a number of open cuts. In the upper workings the width of the vein is about 40 feet. Along the hanging wall there is a lead of high grade galena running from 10 inches to five feet in width, and next to this there is about 15 feet of concentrating ore, that concentrates two into one. The re mainder of the...
Page 22 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 21 December 1907
Complete Household Furnishings ill I RABfeErfTf I / \ , —i i—, ,v . <■ FOLEY & r\T) pAVIQ f^ j williams vJKLiAINo IJ Instruments and odd pieces of furniture of all kinds for suitable Christmas Gifts. Every Line is now complete J. H. LASSWELL & SON We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 28 December 1907
Torrey & Townsend Bowling, Billiards Cigars, Tobacco and Smokers' Accessories Rickey Block Bennett's Paint Store Headquarters for Wall Paper, Picture Frames, And Window Glass CARRIAGE PAINTING REID & WINTER General Contractors and Builders Colville M. C. KELLY Furniture SMOKE The Colville Best Washington Cigar and Tobacco Company Colville New Lunch Room Lunches at All Hours Only All-Night Restaurant in the City Second-Hand Store Fine Sweet Apple Cider All Kinds Second Hand Goods Always on Hand The Lee Cafe The best place in the city to get your meals. Strictly up to date and first class in James Case, Proprietor Columbia Stables Fine Teams and Turnouts Horses Boarded It's in Everybody's Mouth Next Door to Hall's Confectionery Store Chili, Hot Wieners and Delicious Coffee Win. Buckley, Proprietor Cigars, Tobacco and Fine Confectionery Made in Stevens County every particular. JOHN W.WALSH. Prop.
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 28 December 1907
THE COLVILLE EXAMINER Issued Every Saturday by the Stevens County Publishing Company, Inc. Subscription Price $1.50 a Year; 5c a Copy Entered at the Colville postoffice as second-class mail matter J. C. Harrigan, Editor and Manager Encouraging reports come from the national capitol. Statement is made that congress will probably take some action on the currency ques tion at its next session. As the next session will convene in less than a year, the outlook is indeed favorable for the people—provided there is any money left in circulation by that time. No par ticular reasons are given why congress can or will not handle the matter properly at this present ses sion. The inference is that congress is too busy with more important matters. This is evidenced by the work so far accomplished. The first appro priation was for a $50,000 seed deficiency. A suffering country may not have been aware that there was any deficiency at all in the seed market, although at times it may have appeared to...
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 28 December 1907
&ojljj]^U The Store That Serves You Best Heimbach & Co. V/^M L \\W The Best of Everything in '//fit I ill I ■♦•"^7" ■ /^/^V/^l O 17/ I -L/i y vtOOUS mM|yi|M II v,m> Ladies' and Gents' Furnishings kJUUI Prices Down to the Lowest "Cut- Rate" Notch If you want the best Heating Stove for the least money, we have it—COLE'S ORIGINAL AIRTIGHT WOOD STOVE at prices ranging from $2 to $ 14 If you want the best Logging Tools in the market, we have them-MORLEY BROTHERS BLUE RIBBON LINE If you want TINNING and PLUMBING neatly and carefully done, we can do it If you want anything in our line give us a call and be convinced that our goods and prices are right. All work guaranteed. THE R. E. LEE CO. cX^ TELEPHONE MAIN 206
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 28 December 1907
country in the grip of corporation power another four years. There are also some republicans and many socialists who are of the same mind but with different methods for a proposed change. If. the matter is worthy of attention at all, it should de mand a united effort by all who are interested in the welfare of this nation, and the speediest method of accomplishing a reform should be used, regardless of all party spirit. The organization of democracy stands today as the most feasible agent for the speedy accomplishment of national reform. It welcomes all fair-minded citizens to its ranks for this momentous occasion and hopes in time to give to all the people a civic government under which-shall rule the eternal principle of "equal rights to all." Congressman W. L. Jones has introduced a bill into congress providing for the disposal of the in terests of Indian minors in real estate. It provides that the interests of any Indian minor in any lands, whether by direct allotment or by inhe...
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 28 December 1907
O, N. BELL The Colville Land Co. Sells Land First National Bank Building Office on the Ground Floor Happy New Year to All I APPRECIATE THE LARGE VOLUME OF bUJINE-SJ MY CU-STOMER.S GAVE ME DURING 190r AND WI<SH To THANK THEM TOR THEIR KIND PATRONAGE. I HOPE THE COURTEOUS TREATMENT WE GIVE WILL WARRANT A CONTINU ANCE OF YOUR TRADE DURING 1908 AND ABJURE YOU THAT WE WILL -SERVE YOU TO THE &E-ST OF OUR ASILITY. Colville Washington L. M. McFARLAND Card of Thanks The generous patronage which has been extended to me during 1907 is fully appreciated. May-you all enjoy a happy and pros perous New Year B. G. RICH W. R. Baker
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 28 December 1907
Washington led in 1906 in the production of lum ber, with 4,305,053,000 feet; it was three times that of 1899 and approximated twice the output of any other state. Preliminary plans have have been completed by the central committee of Spokane county to bring the democratic state convention to Spokane in 1908, the committee having charge of the arrange ment being composed of ,H. D. Merritt, secretary and candidate for congress; Dr. P. S. Byrne, chair man and candidate for governor, and Floyd L. Dag get, formerly mayor of Spokane. They and a number of prominent delegates will attend a meet ing of the executive committee at Seattle, Jan. 8, to make a bid for the big gathering. Mr. Merritt has taken up the matter with the 150,000 club of Spokane, which has more than 4,000 members. F. H. Gaston, the secretary, says the organization will do all in its power to assist in securing the convention to meet there next year. It has been eight years since Spokane had a democratic state convention...