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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 7 March 1908
W. L. Sloan of Locke was in town Wednesday. The Stevens County Abstract Co. has just finish ed the abstract work covering several thousand acres near Chewelah. This is one of the largest abstract contracts ever let in the country and will total about 90 separate abstracts. Another order for 40 abstracts on timber lands came in yesterday. The Colville school election will be held at the brick school building today from 1 to 8 p. m. to elect a successor to Dr. A. B. Cook. Judges will be Messrs. Herdricks, Moor and Vindhurst. Dr. Cook is the only nominee in the field, his name having been placed on the ticket by petition. His election to succeed himself will probably be only a matter of form, as his services have given the greatest of satisfaction to the school patrons of this district. School Clerk W. L. Sax has general charge of the election. The same rules govern school elections as in the general elections, with the exception that women possessing the prescribed qualifications may ...
Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 7 March 1908
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Williams of Kettle Falls visited with the family of C. W. Winter over Sun day. Mrs. Fred Reinoehl of Chewelah visited with Mrs. Arthur Winter for several days last week. G. S. Godfrey, connected with the Enterprise Lumber Company at Godfrey, was in town Wed nesday. Mrs. Arthur Winter and daughter Marian went to Spokane last Saturday to join Mr. Winter, who was in the city several days on business. Last week Friday evening a number of the Re bekahs and Odd Fellows gave "Uncle Jake" Stitzel a pleasant surprise, the event being a birthday an niversary. The ladies brought well-filled baskets, and the evening was spent in playing games, danc ing and music. Mrs. George Stenger gave a card party to a num ber of her friends yesterday afternoon. On Tuesday evening Dr. and Mrs. A. B. Cook entertained about 40 of their friends at a card party. The game of 500 was played, and refresh ments were served. The following letters remain in the Colville post office uncalled for: Mrs...
Page 17 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 7 March 1908
Notes From the High School Friday the Alpha society held its initial meeting, presided over by Pres. L. A. Mantz. Roll call oc cupied the first few minutes, each member respond ing with a quotation. After roll call the following program was rendered: Song-"Flow Gently, Sweet Afton" School Recitation—"Fancy Work Maiden" Bernice Bean Address—"Merits and Demerits of a Constitutional Mon- archy" N. Ledgerwood Recitation—"One of the Heroes" Fern Hale Essay-"Art" ; Ethel K. Hahn Song—"Jaunita" School Reading School Paper-"Purple and Gold" W. B. Lane Recitation—"Two Pictures" Ronald Slater Book Review—"The Deer Slayer" Vinnie Moseley Music—"On the Lake" Euclare Cameron Debate—"Resolved, That all Vocations open to Men Should be open to Women" Affirmative, Lloyd Hahn, Anabelle Bowers; Negative, Pearl Simpson, Muriel Gnagy. A business meeting followed the program during which a motion was carried to appoint two joint ed itors for the Purple and Gold, besides the chief editor. The numbers whic...
Page 18 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 7 March 1908
Mr. Health from Garfield has moved to the Twelve Mile district and will make that his home for the future Fred Harvey returned to Twelve Mile March 1, after a trip to Gunal, where he has a homestead. Election at Twelve Mile schoolhouse occurs to day to select a successor to 0. T. Berg, clerk, re signed. Attorney Vern Brannigan of Newport is visiting at his old home in Frankling , Indiana. The family of J. W. Lee, living west of Arden, has been ill with the grip this week. Frank Flanik, a well known rancher on Onion Creek, lost his life last Saturday at the Northport lime quarry by being struck 4 by a falling rock. Burial was on Wednesday at the Deep Creek cem etery. The new county maps have been issued from the county engineer's offices. They were compiled from the offical records by W. M. Manning, and approved and accepted by the commissioners Feb. 15. The scale is one inch to one and a half miles. The Enterprise Lumber Company at Godfrey ex pects to begin full operation next week ...
Page 19 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 7 March 1908
Thirty-five saloons in Nez Perce and Idaho coun ties in the panhandle of Idaho, southeast of Spokane, were put out of business through a decision hand ed down a few days ago by the federal court of the United States, affirming the judgment of the fed eral court of Idaho in the case against George Dick, an Indian, convicted on the charge of selling li quor on the Nez Perce reservation and sentenced to serve a term in the penitentiary. The decision is sweeping and may be interpreted to mean that saloons on other reservations in the northwest are to be put under the ban. In a treaty made with the Indians in 1865, the United States guaranteed that liquor should never be introduced on the reservation. Several town sites have since passed from Indian ownership, the government first purchasing the land from the Indians and then transferring it to white settlers. While these townsites are within the geographical limitations of the reservation it was argued that even though they were surroun...
Page 20 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 7 March 1908
A General Directory STEVENS COUNTY Senator, A. W. Anderson, Rep. Representatives, R. D. Mcßae and A. W. McMoran, Rep. Jud^e, 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. Meet first Monday of month. COLVILLE Mayor, L. B. Harvey Councilmen, George Stenger, A. W. Cook, W. F. Diffenbacher, F. A. Sav age, C. E. Wingham, Al Lynch, J. H. Lasswell. Treasurer, P. R. Parks Clerk, A. B. Sansburn City Engineer, J. B. Thomas Attorney, L. C. Jesseph Supt. Water System, J. M. Williams Day Marshal, W. E. Murray Night Marshal, J. S. Wright Justices of \the Peace, W. L. Terry, A. F. Perkins. Council meets every Tuesday night. CHURCHES Congregational—G. H. Wilbur, minister; Sunday school 10 a...
Page 21 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 7 March 1908
Hewitt's Camp There is quite a building boom start ed here. Miller & Son are building an addition to their house, C. C. Castle is going to build a house, and Will Knight, our engineer, will also erect a building, and others will do the same. Logging is finished for the present, as all the logs cut are hauled out of the woods. Last week Wednesday was a busy day in the camp. F. Hewitt placed ice in a house for the use of the boarding house, Miller & Son filled their house and Newton, Knight, Castle and Rog ers filled another one. There are five teams busy hauling lumber to the station. C. F. Castle, who has been driving a light team, last week procured a team whose combined weight is 3,476 pounds. Now he can take loads that will pay. The price of this team is $650. Last Saturday night Chas. A. New ton was surprised by a crowd of 51, meeting to celebrate his sixth birthday, he being 28 years old, having been born February 29, 1880. The evening was spent playing games, and at 10...
Page 22 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 7 March 1908
J. H. Lasswell & Son Colville, Washington Furniture and Carpets . Sewing Machines $35 Cash $40 Installment Everything in House Furnishing Lines Investigate and Save Money J. H. Lasswell & Son Pianos and Organs Sold on Terms to Please You I* ml \W'uKrfu^imr® \ wi o^ 1
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 14 March 1908
Cbe CoMllc examiner Colville, Stevens County, Washington Saturday, March 14, 1908 Issue Number 20 The Past Winter Has Shown Newcomers the Advantage of a Country Where There is No Wind. The Above Scene Shows Conditions Ten Days After Snowstorm. Thus the Valleys of Stevens County are Particularly Adapted to Fruit Raising, the Snow Forming a Protection and Giving Plenteous Moisture in the Spring
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 14 March 1908
E. M. HEIFNER Alimo Gasoline Engines Steam Engines and Boilers Sawmill Machinery Rubber and Leather Belting Packing and Supplies of All Kinds Colville, Washington M. C. KELLY Furniture W. L. SAX. W. J. SHELTON. J. B. REYNOLDS President Vice President Secretary Abstracts Fire Insurance Notary Public Write us for information. It is no trouble for us to answer letters Stevens County Abstract Company Colville, Washington Frank Kosftka Merchant Tailor ColvUle Washington Smoke Colville Cigars Washington Cigar and Tobacco Company THE PEERLESS In Sufficient Quantities to Supply Homes For All." Also B. C. Timber Lands City and Farm Property For Sale COLVILLE The Lee Cafe James Case, Proprietor Columbia Stables Gleaning and Repairing Neatly Done Fine Teams and Turnouts Horses Boarded If they could be made better We would do il Gecn Stenger & Co., Props. All the leading brands of foreign and domestic cigars, wines, liquors and cordials. "CALL AND SEE TIM." "WE HAVE THE EARTH B. F. Hammond ...
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 14 March 1908
THE COLVILLE EXAMINER Issued Every Saturday by the Stevens County Publishing Company, Inc. Entered as second-class matter Oct. 31,1907, at the postoffice at Colville, Wash., under act of congress of March 3, 1879. Subscription Price $1.50 a Year; 5c a Copy J. C. Harrigan, Editor and Manager Democratic County Convention. Notice is hereby given that a delegate conven tion of the democratic party of Stevens county is called to meet at Colville on Monday the 13th day of April, 1908, at 3 p. m. at the courthouse, for the purpose of electing 26 delegates to represent Stevens county at the state democratic convention at Spokane May 18, and to transact such other business as may properly come before the conven tion. Apportionment of delegates from the different precincts of Stevens county shall be as follows: One delegate at large, one for each ten votes and one for each major fraction of ten votes cast at the general election, 1906, for Hon. William Blackman, for Congress: Addy 3 Arden 2 B...
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 14 March 1908
The Celebrated Patterson Hat New block for spring endorsed by dressy men everywhere. Beautifully proportioned Derbys of selected stock. Raw or bound edge Telescopes, Fedoras, Tourists; the highest of (Dj^ AA material and workmanship <fl)*)«V/V/ Our Fancy Shirts are made in every desirable fabric. Style, fit and finish up to date. Pleated bosom, cuffs attached, Soft Negligee, collar attached, coat style $1.25, $1.50, 1.75 made up in Madras, Mercerized, Pin striped polka dots, small Pongee, Figured Flannels and checks with white backgrounds, two pairs of cuffs $1 to $2 Sllk $L 25 to $3 The greatest Neckwear showing in the city; made up in Four-in-hands, Club Shapes, Tecks and Bows. We have all the latest shades, including solid colors in delicate shades of tan, green and brown. All kinds of plaid combinations at popular prices—soc and 75c. Our lines of Spring Shoes for ladies and gentlemen are in and we ask you to come in and inspect the line. You will surely find what you want. Yo...
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 14 March 1908
eration of the drastic laws passed by the republican party, drawing no interest notwithstanding the government had its interest obligations outstand ing drawing interest at the rate of 2, 3 and 4 per cent, amounting to over eight hundred and fifty eight million dollars on November 1, 1907. Now for all of this vast sum of money taken from the people and locked up by a republican administra tion there has not been returned to the people a single dollar of lawful money for them to use in making the exchanges and paying their debts. The banks are accused of hoarding and the people scolded by the newspapers for being frightened and drawing their money out of the banks and hoarding it. Now who is the boss hoarder? In view of such a monetary system, and such a job lot of politicians handling and operating it, is it any wonder that the country is in the throes of a finan cial panic? If the government insists on doing the currency banking business of the country, and making the national trea...
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 14 March 1908
New Spring Goods Are arriving daily. Every time you visit our store you will find New Mer chandise. The following new Spring Lines are here Ladies' Skirts and Suits Ladies' Waists—Derby and Marquise We have the Best assortment of Ladies' Belts, Hand Bags and Neckwear for Spring wear New line of Men's Neckwear just arrived—soo dozen of the Latest Patterns and Designs The Big Department Store F. Barman Colville, Wash. Stannus-Keller Hardware Co. Stoves Ranges Tinware Graniteware Bennett's Paint Store Headquarters for Wall Paper, Picture Frames, And Window Glass CARRIAGE PAINTING THE STORE THAT SERVES YOU BEST Successors to Hunt Hardware Co. Tools Paints Oils Axle Grease Colville, Washington Doors Windows Mouldings Shingles S« Do you believe in them? _ You will if they are i cxn painted by Q ■■■ XKJ FRANK A. KLEESE Leave Orders at Bennett's Paint Store NOTICE TO CREDITORS In the Superior Court of the State of Washington, in and for the County of Stevens. In the matter of the estate of ...
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 14 March 1908
Wesley L. Jones seems to have troubles of his own in his ambition to replace Senator Ankeny in the national financial aquarium. C. 0. Young, gen eral organizer of the American Federation of La bor, gives out an open letter to Congressman Wes ley Jones in reply to a letter Mr. Jones made public January 25, in which the congressman told of his friendship for labor and labor legislation and con tended that his voting in the house is consistent with his attitude toward labor. Mr. Young points to a multitude of cases wherein Mr. Jones has been unfriendly to the labor unions and takes up his record in congress, and his votes on different questions, to prove the charges. Among the words of warning which have been sent all over the state by the Washington Federa tion of Labor may be seen the following choice advice to Mr. Jones: "You opposed the districting of the state of Washington in three congressional districts as called for by the constitution. You and your colleagues prevented its pa...
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 14 March 1908
. HOTEL COLVILLE American Plan Rates $1.25 to $2.50 FRED HOSS Only Exclusive Shoe Store in Colville Putman Boots "Bull-Band" Rubbers Repairing Neatly Done. Opposite Postoffice Finest Domestic and Key Wes^ Cigars The Idaho Refreshment Parlors A. R. Thompson Soft Drinks of All Kinds Livery and Feed Stable First-class Teams, Rigs and Saddle Horses to Let by the Hour or Day O. K. STABLE Opposite Courthouse Hot Mixtures for Cold Weather Try Our Packages J. M. DUPUIS Proprietor Fine Watch Repairing B. G. Rich J. F. LEIGHTON Watch and Jewelry Repairing All Work Guaranteed for One Year Opposite Barman's Store . Some Baths get out of order, but we work on them, repair them and keep them in good condition. Every kind of plumbing work done on short no tice at right prices The Colville Plumbing and Tinning Go. When You Think of Printing Think of The Examiner
Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 14 March 1908
Mrs. Robt. Moore of Meyers Falls was a Colville visitor Monday. Joe Keller of Meyers Falls was transacting busi ness here Monday. H. E. Poulinier, a resident of Meyers Falls, was visiting in our city Monday. George Mitchell will take charge of the machin ery and wood working plant at the Lane & Bronson mill next Monday. Chas. Hunt spent part of the week in Spokane in the interest of the Washington Chemical & Dentifrice Mfg. Co. Chas. Luft, formerly of Colville, now with the Stevens County Meat Co. at Chewelah, was in town Monday. R. B. Thomas left on Wednesday for a trip east, intending to return about the first of April. He will take in Washington, D. C., his old home which he has not seen for more than twenty years, and will visit his father at McKendree, Md., on Ches apeake bay. He may induce his father to come west. Dr. L. A. Kerr went to Spokane Tuesday to take up the work of the Washington Chemical & Den tifrice Mfg. Co. He will remain there some time, and cover th...
Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 14 March 1908
Capital $50,000.00 Surplus $7,500.00 The First National Bank Colville, Wash. Short time money to loan on ap- proved personal security Real estate money at reasonable rates on improved farms or ranches Oldest National Bank in Stevens County t Frank B. Goetter DRUGGIST . Dainty Meats are always found here and at prices that are most satisfactory to all. Give us your meat orders and you'll have good service as well as good meat. You can save money by trading with us. Stevens County Meat Market O. N. BELL Who Sells Land ? The Colvifle Land Co. City Property for Sale and Rent The Colville Livery C. O. DUPUIS, Proprietor BesT: Turnouts in Colville Prices Right Drayage Furniture Moving General Transfer Work Colville Truck & Dray Line Wright & Company Proprietors L. M. McFARLAND Live Stock Insurance First National Bank Building Office on the Ground Floor EDIJ> ON PHONOGRAPHS RECORDS AND SUPPLIES The most complete stock North of Spokane Easy Terms on All Machines H. B. MORGAN
Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 14 March 1908
The Colville High School has recently been equipped with a complete laboratory and a well selected library of reference work. The school board, after a trial of two years, has concluded that a dry air heating plant, which is equipped with two furnaces, is unsafe, and during the summer will install a single furnace with a low pressure vapor heating system. The proposed new system, it is claimed, can be operated with half the fuel now consumed and will be perfectly safe from all danger of fire. The Collinwood disaster at Cleveland, Ohio, decided the board to make this change, and the proposition meets with the general approval of the citizens. The various church organizations of the city on Tuesday appointed representatives to form a com mittee to inaugurate a movement to establish a free reading room. The committee met Tuesday night in the M. E. church, and organized by the election of John B. Slater as chairman, and R. F. Van Valin secretary. The city authorities and the commercial ...
Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — The Colville examiner. — 14 March 1908
. Our Men's Department Is Popular Because We Handle Only the BEST Our Clothing Stock is entirely composed of garments from the workshops of the Hart, Schaffner & Marx and the Banner Brand companies—the best makes. Our Hart, Schaffner & Marx, $18 to $35 Banner Brand, $6 to $22 No matter what you want in wearables for Men, Women or Children you can al ways depend on getting the best for the least money at The Leader. J.D.MILLSPAUGH, m g r?^^ we.M THE SAFEST PLACE TO TRADE. ASK ANYBODY suit prices range in the More New Waists at $1 to $5 They're just such attractive styles as you would expect this house to have. The ma terials are lawns, linens, ba tistes and mulls. The lingerie styles are prettily trimmed with laces, embroideries and tucking. The tailored styles are quite plain, yet very at tractive. None of them are expensive. Prices are $1 to $5 The New Wrappers, Ki monas and Petticoats in the New Shades. You should see the new things .