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INTERESTING HAPPENINGS OF
OUR COMMONWEALTH, Carefully Scissored Out Frtott the Columns of Various State Journals, for Tour Parusal. Nothing Old and Stale. Snow is two foot and three inches deep at this place, but up in the moun tains there is considerable depth. At the Washington mine it measures five feet.—Idaho World. The Zedasphian society in the public schools has established a newspaper with Miss Maggie McCallis as editor. The staff Is composed of every member of the society. The paper will be read to the school Friday afternoons.— North Idaho Star. The Supreme Court refused to decide whether this is an unlimited session, of the Idaho Legislature, or a sixty day session, for the reason that the court has no jurisdiction to consider or decide the question, and does not deem it proper to express an extra-judicial opinion in the matter.—Idaho World Master Mechanic Dunn has had ordere to put ten more machinests to work, also two more boiler makers and five more laborers in the car shops, seventeen in all, and to increase the working hours. It is now thought that the forces in the shops will be largely increased within a few days.— Pocatello Herald. B. Y. Hampton and Charles Spears, two miners, were buried in a snow slide near Ketchum recently. When exhumed, both men were dead. Mr. Hampton was a brother-in-law of Mr. W. C. Dunbar, of this city, who went to Ketchum at once on receiving the telegram. He will take the remains to Salt Lake City for interment.—Caldwell Tribune. Were Judge Holleman to sit on the bench from today until one year from today he could not begin to dispose of the civil cases now on the docket awaiting trial. There are now 113 cases entered, and among them can be picked out at least 20 cases that will take from one week to a month to try —Coeur d'Alene Statesman. The tunnel No. 2 on the Trade Dol lar is still progressing favorably and in rich ore. The ledge at the present face is eighteen inches wide and rich yielding considerable tine specimen ore. The face of the tunnel is still two hundred and thirty-five feet aw-ay from the winze which it is running to meet. When they are connected the ground will he in fine shape for stoping the rich chimney cut in tunuel No. 1. —Idaho Avalanche. The framers of the Constitution laid great stress upon the economy which would result from Statehood for Idaho and among the many items mentioned Was. the abolisment of the office of county attorney. It is an utter impos sibllity for the county commissioners to transact business w ithout a legal advisor and the sooner each county contract for the services of a responsible attorney the better it w-ill be for the tax payers.—Idaho Recorder. Last Saturday morning the large frame building belonging to M. J. Shields located south of the brick store building, fell from the weight of snow on the roof. The machinery, carriages etc., stored therein were damaged to the amount of alx>ut a thousand dol lars. No one was hurt as the fall oc t-ured about four o'clock. The loss of the building is quite heavy, although a cheap structure, as it is within the fire limit and will necesitate the build ing of a brick or iron structure to take its place.—Moscow Mirror. A. 8. Hall, of Squaw creek, writes os follows to tlie World in regard to the mysterious disapyiearanee of Dr. I. E. Mahan, of Kmruett, who has been a correspondent of the World for several years and lias written under the non de plum*of "Catchall:" "Dr. Mahan, alias "Catchall," has been mis sing about three months. Thos. Nor cross told me that Charley Parmer brought Mahan to High valley and camped on Ham's Meadow. Then Norcross and Parmer went over to the Alpine mine, leaving Mahan at camp alone. They were gone three days and on returning found Mahan's coat and hat on a log at camp, but Mahan hasn't been seen since."—Idaho World. Another fatal accident in the Coeur d'Alenes goes on record. B. E. Htorr, Ed. Cook and C. B. Taylor, carpenters employed at the Buuker Hill and Sul livan mine, got on a loaded car on the gravity tramway to ride up the hill. They were almost to the landing, when the pressure of the heavy load caused the grip to give way and the car Aarted with terrific speed down the grade. The three men jumped, Taylor landing unhurt and Htorr receiving alight Injuries. Cook's head struck on one of the timbers and was killed In stantly. Just as they were getting on the ear the shift boss cautioned them against, telling them it was already heavily loaded. —Coeur d'Alene Miner. W. F. Kettenbaoh, Pres. J. Alexander, Vice Pres. F. W. Kettenbacli, Cashier. -THE Lewiston National Bank, Lewiston, Corner ot Second and Main Streets. ......o...... □IRGCTORSl Idaho. W. F. Kettenbach, J. Alexander, J. Q. Moxley, George Glass, C. C. Bunnell. B. F. Morris, F. W. Kettenbaeh. Transacts a general Banking business. Interest allowed on Time Deposits. Sight exchange sold on the principal Cities of the United States and Europe. The - Regular - Stage - Line ......o...... Carrying U. S. Mail to and from the Following named Points: Lewiston , Pataha . Pomeroy, Dayton, Genesee, Moscow Jaliaetta, Big Potlatch, Grangeville, Cottonwood, and Mount Idaho Passenger accommodations on all lines. Careful drivers. General Stage office at Raymond House, Lewiston, Idaho. ......o...... LIVERY, FEED AND SALE STABLE, East of Stage Office■ Commercial Travelers Ac comodated on Short Notice FELIX WARREN,......Proprietor. Jno. P. Vollmer, President. John H. Evans, Cashier 5l?e - f ir$t - jvfatiopal - BapK' OF LEWISTON IDAHO. Capital mi Surplus, ~ - - ......O...... DIRECTORS: Governor M. C. Moore, S. C. Thompson, J. H. Evans, J. M. Fix, Jno. P. Vollmer ......o...... Fire proof vault for use of customers for safe keeping of valuables. Burglar proof steel safe, protected by Sargent & Greonleaf time look. Correspondents in uil the principal cities of the United States. Buy and sell exchange. Interest allowed on time deposits. -FOR Blankets, Flannels, Yams, and a full line of Dry Goods and Notions, Underware and Furnish ing Goods, Clothing, Boots, Shoes, Hats and Caps, and also a Complete Stock of Groceries, Glass ware, Queensware and Lamps. MRS. R. SAUX. -THE W. E. TIMBERLAKE. RAYMOND HOUSE, Mrs. R. Saux & Co., Proprietors. Corner Fifth and Montgomery Streets, Lewiston, Idaho. This Hotel is newly built, hard finished throughout, has all the Modern Conveniences for the comfort of Guests, and. is kept as a first class House. GENERAL STAGE OFFICE And headquarters for all Express Lilies running to and from Lewiston. J. H. ROBINSON Wholesale and Retail Dealer In HARNESS, SADDLES, WHIPS, Saddlery Hardware, Spurs and Stockmen's Goods in General. Orders from the Country promptly utteuded to. Repairing of Saddles and Har ness done on short notice. Prices as Low as the Lowest and Terms Liberal. CHHS.+C.+KRSSS, -Dealer In Watches and Jewelry,: Solid Silver and Silver Plated Ware, Waltham, Springfield and Landcaster Watches. CLOCKS AND OPTICAL GOODS. Repairing of Walchea and Jewelry a Specialty. ♦ fA .♦ ALGX/IRBER, ♦ -TUB LEADING SHOE DEALER. Bools ail Shoes for EteryMy. All Leather Goods at Reduced Prices. Invisible Repairing on Short Notice. MAIN STREET ........ LEWISTON, IDAHO J. ALEXANDER, Sole Agent For The Mather Kid Glove, the Best in the Market. LEWISTON, IDAHO. U/. ]\. Bishop 9 Çp. REAL ESTATE MAIN STREET, OPPOSITE FIRST NAT. BANK, LEWISTON, IDAHO MITeriELL & LEWIS, LEWISTON. IDAHO. Have just received a Car load of Wagons, Spring Tf agons, Carriages, Phaetons, Carts, Etc., which they will offer for the next few weeks at remarkably low figures • Naw is the time to get Bargains . GEORGE MORRISON, MNG'R., Lewiston, Idaho. LYDON BROTHERS' li u W F eed Saleable, Between Raymond House and Hotel DeFrance, Lewiston, ...... Idaho. FIRST CLASS TURNOUTS, Either for Business or Pleasure. Terms Reasonable. PHIL.IPI St POKORNV, riTHE-MERCHANT-TAILORS^ Main Street, Opposite J. P. Vollmer & Co's block, Lewiston, ------- Idaho■ ......O...... Neat Fitting Clothes a Specialty, made in all the latest Styles, and satisfaction guaranteed or Money Refunded. IRON WATER PIPE FOR SALE CHEAP. No more use fur Wooden Pipe. Manufacturers are willing to share the middlemen's profits with us. Look at these prices; surely the age of iron is at hand. Lap Welded Iron Pipe Dipped In Coal Tarr:—Two inch 15 cents per loot, two and one-half inch 20 cents per foot, three Inch 25 cents per foot. In car load lots 10 per cent from the above price delivered in Lewiston or any railroad station In the northwest. L. A. PORTER, General Pacific Coast Agent Pulsometer Steam Pump Co., Lewiston, Idaho. Lewiston Roller Hills, Benj. Booth, Proprietor. Manufacturer of THE BRILLIANT FLOUR, An guaranteed to be the best on the market. Middlings, Feed, Bran and Shorts always on hand. ON SALB -TO_ DENVEK. Omaha, Kansas City, Chicago, ST PAUL, ST. LOUIS. AND ALL POINTS East, North South, -A T - LEWISTON, T. J. PEABODY, - - Ticket Agent. L 6 WISTON ROUT 0 . Steamer arrives at Lewiston every Thursday and Sunday, and leaves Lew iston every Monday and Friday. Leaves Lewitrton at............ 1.00 p. ni Arrives at Ri paria at........... 5.00 p. m Leaves Ripana at............... ".oo p' In ' Arrives at Lewiston, next morninà »* 11.00 a. m. From Terminal or Interior Points the Is the line to tuke To all points East and South. It is the DiningCar Route. It runs Through Vestibuled Trains Every Day in the Year to ST PAUL AND CHICACO. (No Change of Cars.) Composed of Dining Cars unsurpassed, Pullman Drawing Room Sleepers of latest equipment. F " Cars, bet Sleeping! Tourist , liest that can Be constructed and in which accommo dations are both free and furnished for holders of First or Second class tickets, and Elegant Day Coaches. A continuous line, connecting with all lines, uftbrding direct and uninter rupted service. Pullman sleep er reservations can be se cured in advance throu any agent of the road. Through Tickets to and from all points in America, England und Eu ro e can lie purchased at any Ticket Office of this Company. Full informa tion concerning rates, - time of trains, routes and other details furnished on application to any agent, or A. D. Charlton, Assistant General Passenger Agent, 121 First St., eor Washington, Portland, Oregon. E. A. McKk.nxa, Ticket Agent, Genesee, Idaho, TIME OK TRAINS AT OKNKSKK. Sjxtkanc dassenger arrives at 8:30 p. in. r and leaves at 5 a. m. Spokane Freight arrives at 0:30 p. m., and leaves at 7:30 a. m. 0 . & WJ. % I "THE HU T LINE." In connection with the NURTHEBN PACIFir R. R. .Forms the. Quickes' and Best Route between East ern Oregon and Washington and Puget Sound points, as well as tne popular and direct line To All Points East and Southeast. Pullman Sleeping Cars Superb Dining Cars, Free Second Class Sleepers, through to Chicago via this line Passenger Trains of this Company are running regularly lietween lhiyton Waitsburg, Walla Walla, Wash, und Pendleton, Oregon., Making close connection at Hunt'» Junction with Northern Pacific trains for Tacoma, Seattle, Victoria, B. C., EUensburg, North Yakima, Pasco, Sprague, Cheney, Davenport, Spokans Falls, Butte, Helene, St. Paul, Minne apolis, and ull points East. Passenger Train, making aliove con nections, leaves Walla Walla, daily, 7:50 p. m. Through tickets sold to •** points blast at Lowest Rates. W F. WAMSLEY. Uen'l Fr'tand Pait'gr Agt.i Walla Walla, G. W. HUNT. Pressaient and Uea'l Manager. H. T MADCWICK. Capter ai Hr, LEWISTON, IDAHO. e.oo e U beliireii* by .... .„•» »ul »'l; " weeb. >»» l.actl y *ui,uUkI, bow **. W • I« • .to» «I Ib« ««I. "0 T7... 215 on. Bulb Amtric«. jo. c»» IQ»- — "