- Mrs. Christina FRISK will continue to read the Prospector.
- Louis FLICK was transacting business in Bellingham Wednesday.
- W. H. H. GORDON transacted business in Sedro Woolley Wednesday.
- Fred ROTHENBUHLER of Clipper has our thanks for recent cash favors on
- Judge GALBRAITH was transacting business in the county seat Tuesday and
- Mrs. STERLING of Lawrence visited her sister, Mrs. Otto MULLINS, last Friday
- Mrs. John PLACE and daughter, Miss Addie, were pleasant callers at the
Otto MULLINS home last Saturday.
- The Ladies' Aid Society of the Presbyterian Church met with Mrs. Fred ZOBRIST
- The time of your life at the Washington Birthday dance in the Acme Woodmen
Hall Saturday night., February 19.
- Comrade R. CANEDY and wife left for Seattle Wednesday for a few day's visit
with their sons, and their families residing in that city.
- Dr. F. J. VANKIRK, Specialist in diseases of the Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat.
Glasses accurately fitted. Clover Block, Bellingham, Wash.
- Last Sunday was one of the days that it rained some. The previous night
as well as the following night there was a very heavy fall of snow in the
- ANDERSON and SMITH are pushing the repair and clean up work in and about
their shingle mill preparatory to an early resumption of shingle cutting.
- The friends of John MORAN will be pleased to know that he is improving
rapidly under the treatment and care received in the N. P. Hospital at Tacoma.
- One of the best plays yet presented by home talent in Acme will be that
which you are invited to attend in the Woodman Hall Saturday night, March
5, 1910. Do not miss it. Popular prices.
- J. W. CLEMMER has moved his family from the Standard mill to Acme, occupying
the rooms north of the Miller cook house. He will work for the Balcom-Vanderhoof
Co., in building their railroad.
- J. GOODRICH of South Bend, Wash. has been visiting his daughter, Mrs. William
COLLYER and family for some days past. He is on his way to Idaho and ran
in here for a visit and to await better weather.
- Acme's big shingle mill having been thoroughly overhauled, a new boiler
put in and the same supplied with a Dutch oven, will commence the seasons
cut of shingles Monday morning February 21. Listen for the big whistle that
- We understand that the Balcom-Vanderhoof Logging Co., has purchased the
ROBINSON tract of timber just a mile or two east of Acme. By this purchase
that company now controls one of the finest bodies of timber in Washington.
Their holding here now amounts to near 300,000,000 feet of the choicest fir
and cedar to be found anywhere on the Pacific Coast.
- D. A. McDONALD has the contract for erecting the new saw mill at the
Balcom-Vanderhoof camp which is to be used in furnishing material for the
erection of additional buildings at the camp sawying ties and furnishing
the timbers and lumber for the G.W. MILLER's new shingle mill. With a good
corps of men Dan commenced work last Monday morning and will soon have the
mill ready for business, the machinery now being here.
- Otto ULRICH came down from his Middle Fork ranch a few days ago looking
hale and hearty and reports health generally good and an abundance of snow
in the hills. He states that on Friday of last week himself and another party
were on the ridge above Canyon Lake setting traps and found eleven feet of
snow up there. Should that snow come down with a sudden chinook wind and
a rain there would be something doing in the valleys but it is not apt to
come down that way.
- Arthur R. MATZ, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. MATZ formerly residents of Acme
but now of Centralia, Washington, aged eighteen years, died the night of
February 9,1910, at the home of his parents. The cause of his death is attributed
to an injury received some two years ago in a "cane rush" between the ninth
and tenth grades in the Centralia High School. His parents, brothers and
sister have the sympathy of their many old Acme friends and neighbors in
their sad bereavement.
- On Monday evening, February 14, 1910, the Epworth League gave a Valentine
social at the PLACE home, and between thirty-five and forty people were present.
After a short program a "heart piercing" contest furnished amusement for
some time, in which Ed. SCHILDS carried off the first prize and W.R. STEPHENS
received the consolation prize. Valentines were then made and some very original
styles were displayed. After other games had been played the young people
found their partners for supper by means of hearts and arrows on which were
written truly valentine sentiments.
- Wednesday afternoon snow commenced falling in this part of the country
and it fell rapidly until near five o'clock when there was about two inches
covered the ground. A little fell during the night - possibly an inch - but
about six o'clock Thursday morning it again began to fall copiously and kept
up its lick until near five o'clock in the evening when mother earth lay
under an eight inch blanket of the be-u-tiful - the deepest snow that has
fallen in this part of the country in many years. It was just cold enough
to snow nicely. This morning the sky is practically clear with even, indication
of short shrift to our blanket white.
- Ed E. MARSHALL of Deming, manager of the Farmer's telephone in the upper
Nooksack country, was here Tuesday in the interest of that company. From
him we learn that there are too many switch boards in the upper country and
now that more wire has been put up the "central" here will be eliminated
and better service than ever given. We hope this change will prove beneficial
for the service heretofore does not seem to have been satisfactory.
- Walter CURE went to Seattle on business Tuesday.
- Mrs. H. D. INNIS is visiting with relatives at Glacier this week.
- Bert OWEN came up from Tacoma Monday for a visit with relatives here.
- Miss Annie KENNEY of BeIlingham has been visiting relatives here for some
- Mrs. George SCOBY has moved to Maple Falls, where she takes charge of the
Silver Lake Hotel.
- Mr. and Mrs. D.R. KLINGMAN were Bellingham visitors Tuesday and Wednesday
of this week.
- The Union church people held a Valentine social and supper at their church
last Saturday night.
- Emerson KENNEY is improving the appearance of his home by the building
of a new picket fence.
- Whooping cough has made its appearance in Deming several cases having been
reported among the little ones here.
- Mrs. C.G. THOMPSON came up from Goshen and visited friends and relatives
in Deming and vicinity during the past week.
- Mrs. E.L. GRIFFEN left last Friday for a two weeks visit with friends at
Portland, Oregon. During her absence Mrs. W. P. MORRISON is in charge of
the Hotel Regina.
- After the regular business of Deming Lodge No. 155, K. P., was completed
last Tuesday night, the members present partook of a feast of nicely cooked
clams, a donation from D.A. GRIFFEN.
- Mrs. Aara RUSCO of Lynden, accompanied by her two daughters, Irlma and
Jessie, were visiting at the home of her sister, Mrs. D.R. KLINGMAN and her
brother , W. H. HEATON, a few days this week.
- The dance given at the Forester's Hall last Saturday night was a most enjoyable
affair. Prizes for the best waltzers were given by the business men of Deming,
Lee HATTON and Miss Rosa CURE securing the first-a dainty box of delicious
candy-and Jerry DANIELS and Mrs. PINKEY the second-a box of choice cigars.
- Dr. S.J. TORNEY, Specialist in diseases of Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat, Glasses
properly fitted. Alaska Building, Bellingham, Wash.
- Taken up: By Frank RADONSKI,
at Clipper, Wash., one brown bull, coming one year old. Owner can get same
by paying cost and keep.
- For Sale Cheap: - One Hand Hay Baling Machine-good as new and ready for
use. Will be sold very cheap. Call on Charles STEPHENS, Acme, Washington.
- For Sale Cheap:- Choice cleared lots in Acme, and at right prices. These
are large and handsomely located lots. Call on or address, The Prospector,
- Wanted At Once: - 250 million feet of timber conveniently located for logging.
In large tractor several small ones. Must be as nearly bunched as possible.
Acme Realty Company, Acme, Washington.
- Lost: -Three eight month old calves. 1 dark brown heifer; 2 little bull
calves, one black and the other black and white. Will pay for information
leading to their recovery. Address, John ZAREMBA Clipper, Wash.
- That fool ground hog evidently saw his shadow February 2, because, with
the exception of two or three days, we have still got the same old winter
weather with us and if anything a little more of it in the hills, which at
no time since the first of December have been so thoroughly white as during
the past week.
- G. N. GORRIE of Mosquito Lake has recently placed at the head of his bunch
of cattle a thoroughbred registered Ayershire bull, one of the finest animals
of the kind that has yet been brought to this part of the county. We shall
have something further to say about this fine animal when we get particulars:
in the meantime we congratulate Mr. GORRIE on his enterprise.
- Mr. CHAMBERS, a gentleman who has been at work for some months past at
the Standard mill and at the Balcom-Vanderhoof camp left for Mexico Thursday
morning of this week. He is interested in a machine recently invented by
which placer gold is washed from the sand and gravel without the use of water.
He goes to Mexico for the purpose of locating desert placer claims for his
company we are told.
- What has become of the Sumas News? We have not seen a copy of that publication
for six weeks.
- Next Tuesday is Washington's birthday hence a legal holiday especially
for those who do not have to dig seven days each week in order to live in
these days of Cannonism and Aldrichized trust-busting high prices.
- Everything in toilet goods at the Red Cross Pharmacy, Bellingham.
- Two lots containing large barn, suitable for livery stable. Price $500.
- 40 acres; 5 under cultivation, 20 slashed; 2 fresh cows, 100 cords shingle
bolts, 50 fruit trees, berries, rhubarb, etc.; potatoes to last it until
new ones arrive, 2 room house, barn, woodshed, well, good pump. Daily mail
6 miles from town; only 2-1 /2 miles from school. Price $800 if taken soon.
For a complete list of farm lands and descriptive literature address-H.F.
KLUGE, Secretary, Acme Realty Co.
Rev. John REID, Minister.
- Acme: 10:30 a.m. Sunday school-no evening services.
- Deming: 10:30 a.m. Sunday school. Rev. F. G. STRANGE of SedroWoolley will
preach in the Deming Presbyterian Sunday evening at 7:30. He will specially
have something on work for the young people.
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
U.S. Land Office at Seattle, Washington, January 25,1910
Notice is hereby given that Charles E. SCHWAB of Deming, Wash., who on January
24, 1910, made Homestead Entry No. 0384, for Lot 4, Section 25, and Lots
6 and 7, Section 26, Township 38 North, Range 6 East, Williamette Meridian,
has filed notice of intention to make Final Five Year proof, to establish
claim to the land above described, before the Register and Receiver, U.S.
Land Office, at Seattle, Wash., on the 8th day of March, 1910. Claimant names
as witnesses: Nicholas J. BAKER, Elbert N. STEWART, George M. BOWMAN and
Otto ULRICH, all of Welcome, Wash. J. Henry SMITH, Register.