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V/ME21 L6WISTON.IDHHOMAV 21. IS97. NUMBER 35 [Cold Wave Chocolate Soda. Ice cold at our fountain is a reminder of cool sea breezes, and is as soothing as the murmur of the wild waves. If you can't go to the sea-side come to onr fountain side, and our foam-capped glasses of delicious cold beverages will banish all regrets. The ©wl Drug Store. Phone no. u Deutsche Apotheke. I UA |U ORDERS PROMP TLY ATTENDE D TO. A full line BASE BALL CpODS^ ^wwt prices if [New Things in this Week, jj 1 1 I FANS, SHIELD BOWS, iU f 1 f 1 I m iu w 1 Hi Iff Hi •M BELTS, DUSTERS. The correct tiling in Summer Underwear and .Negligee Shirts. Extraordinary values for Saturday and Monday. 0. A. IUOS. The Governor's Visit. I Governor Hteunenberg arrived in ewiston Monday. He came directly [rom the pine win ids belt for the pur eofmilking locations iu the inter Ms of various state institui ions gen ully ami tin-Normal schools in par icular. The time for making tilings bn cert ni n desirali'e lands would have [■spired on Tuesday. These selections | RMtleat this time amounts to 27 (|tiar tedious of valuable white pine : |lands. There have been 59,000 acres located , Jin tint s past in this same district some ! |<'f which land perhaps 20,000 acres are jvalueless. The fact having come to ■the knowledge of the land board that the interests of the state had suffered [by unfortunate locations in tlie past the governor made personal inspection [of the lan t chosen at this time. He is [surely to he commended for these [efforts in behalf of the s'ate and t lie state institutions. There is a large area of valuable t im ter land in the white pine timber belt to which the «tute will have the right of location in the future, anil tlie governor's visit ia primarily for 1 lie purpose of gaining information for tlie future usi> of tlie land hoard as well as to enable him to select intelligently at this time. The governor returned to Kendrick from Lewiston and expressed the pro bability of another visit to the white pine hell as his visit this time was un duly limit d by the requirements of his presence before the land office here not later tnan the lKtli of this month. He desires to return to gather informa tion to make it possible to gi e explicit '»•truetlons to future laud selector mat may lie commissioned lu I lit* board. Prices Reduced. J^'ructing, 50u. Cement fillings, „ £' ,lvpr fillings, $1.25. Gold Fili ngs, $2.110 up Charges for other work Pmporiioiiately reduced. Gome while this offer isopen. Robrktson. Dentist. . r*. Ladies' Parasols Shirt Waist Sets, Belts, Taffetto Ribbon. Prices that will make you buy. J. P. Vollmer & Co. Jlgeurt for Butttrick's Pattern*. • • * * ^ ^ V V y y W y> Mining News and Notes. M. L. dray. Managt r of the (ioldeti (■ate mining company, was in the city Wednesday, from Pierce City. He re turns today with his family to Pierce Ciiy where lie will reside. He reports irreal activity throiulnmt the camp, both iu quartz and placer gold mining. The wagon road from Pierce to dolden Gate has heen completed and ready for use within three miles of French creek. His crew of men are at work building quarters and working on tlie opeu cut tunnel No. 2. This tunnell commences at water level from t lie creek below the ledge and and will tap the main ore body at about 100 feet from tlu* starting ooint, at a deptli of about 40 feet and will lie the present ore dump. Home mortar tests of quartz, rock have heen made at the camp, from detached quartz, taken from water level, that goes from $550 to fOOO per ton. Congressman Sweet from Moscow is iu camp with the Columbia Milling and Mining com pany and tile new mil! is ulsiut to start up. Mr. Cray was delayed one day at Greer's ferry on account of high water in tile Clearwater river. He met 27 teams ou tlie road loaded with men and supplies going ii.to tlie mining camps and Nez. Perce Reservation. M. A. Itolierts reports a good trude in mining supplies at Pierce. Ah Muck the Chinaman dealer lias a large store building about completed. Chew and Kennedy have started up hydraulic placer mining on Frcmb gulch. The Minnesota crew are working placer grounds on the same gulch for J. N. ................... ...... Slucy with good prospects. John A. Clark is working on the Monte Cristo ledge adjoining. Johnson Pros, are on the wav to French crceK to erect a new saw mill. —A 64« acre lurm tor sale eneaper than reservation umi and only lour miles from town, .-soiled for mixed farming; wood ami w .o ir lOOaeresin wheat. Fine location ;*>i nuit. Will divide the tract. L. J. HoKNADAY. Thomas Aram Drowaed. A Iriglitfiil accident accurred at the Clearwater ferry yesterday. Thomas Aram, a stock grower from Camas prairie lost his life. He was a passen ger on the bout when it sank from au over load of cattle; and becoming dis engaged from tlie eraft lie drowned iu mid stream. The unfortunate man and his associ ates were transporting a shipment of cattle and tlie last tsiat load was a large one. Tlie stock tiecame restless and crowded to one end. sinking it under water. As tlie boat sank Mr. Aram jumped off on tlie upper river side and grasped one of the heavy ropes. He had evidently calculated that lie would lie safe if lie held to the line with a liriti hold. In this lie was deceived. When tlie wire cable t liât spans the river gHve way from tlie force of tlie current upon the sunKeu imat tile line to which the desperate man was clinging sank to tlie bottom. He let go ot tlie nqie and tried to swill hut tlie current bore him on. He struggled liant to keep a flout hut be fore help could nrri vc lie sank t> tlie lint tom. Soon after tlie boat left tlie shore it became apparent that- tiiere was dan ger of its sinking. Mr. Brown the ferryman coolly warned those on hoard to hold to tlie boat in case of accident. Mr. Arum discussed tlie subject and did not seem to display any ex citement,. But when tlie boat began to sink lie deliberately jumped off. He evidently had calculated that he would he safe if he secured a hold on the bridle rope which extended from tlie cable to the boat. This would have iieeu a safe position Had not the cable fallen and carried tlie bridle rope to tlie bottom. He was seen to grasp tins rope firmly und apparently deliber ately and it is believed he had planned that movement to escape possible dun get from tlie overturning of tlie boat. Rut when the rope sank the man was I without any support and when he | Ik SOME SENSE. \ HEARING-K verybodv exclaim at the superior quality of Soda Water. SEEING—The crowds who congregate at our Fountain and TASTING the exquisite Flavors and Fruits, made into bright, clear Syrups under our own supervision, mixed witli Soda, which lias a snap and a sparkle. BELIEVING with us, that the Soda Water business is an art not acquired in a day, and that experience is tlie liest school. Our Ice Cream aud Chocolate, in fact any of our flavors, defy competition Yours for a refreshing drink Dint it Butler, Druggists. Celephone Do. Hi. u -j arose he was far out of reach ot the 1 bout. If he had been a good swinttm r lie could have caught some Hunting object or |>eriiapg n horse which swum by. While lie could keep himself afloat he could not pro|>el himself in the water. He flouted 300 or 400 feet in tlie swift current liefere lie sank. He became exhausted in tlie cold water and sank without a word or a cry—sank to rise no more—with a hundred friends so near and yet pow erless to aid. Mr. Arum was 38 years old. He leaves u wife and two children at Grungeville and a father and mother in tills city. He also l as other rela tives some of whom were dependant upon him for support. He was an ex emplary citizen und neighbor and n kind und good son, fattier, husband and guardian. He was well known throughout this and Idaho counties, and all who knew him honor his memory and mourn his death. Mr. Jones, tlie partner of Mr. Aram, offers a reward of $2oo for the recovery of tlie drown* d man's body. Shool Election. Tile school election Monday de veloped some interest. Tlie teatuie of woman's suffrage was new. The ladies turned out in force and stood faithfully by tlie lady candidates. There was no particular issue iu tlie canvass. Tlie welfare of the district and tlie public school was the sentiment that moved the voters generally. Tlie old board was endorsed by tlie election of Rev. J. I). McConkey and H. K. Barnett. Tlie vote cast was unusually large. The total mi in tier was 850, distributed as follows: McConkey, 148; Harnett, 180; Mrs. Morris, 111; Mrs. Neal Krb, 91 ; Lake, S9. The Fats and Leans played an inter esting game of base hall last Sunday. The score was 12 to 13 in favor of tlie Leans. Prof. Rimih furnished ten gal-j Ions of lenionail which act was highly appreciated. for tlie players, Tlie steamer Spokane, on the up river trip Tuesday evening, cut the Alpowa ferry wire. Captain Morrissey slowed up and passed under the cable on Hie north side of tlie stream hut in making the passage tlie Imat hugged tile shore so eloseiy that it became necessary to slow down to gain the channel again. Alter the stop alsive the wire tlie the machinery f 'tiled and the boat was "in irons." When the hell rang to advance t he engineer could not re spond. The steamer limited with tlie current backward till tlie wire was broken. The heavy new steel cable dropped iqsin tlie boat and liegan to wrap around the shaft. Only prompt aetiou on the part of tlie imat crew pre vented the steamer being disabled by tlie cable. In the event of such uu accident they would probably have been wrecked, ('apt. Morrissey says lie very much regrets tlie misfortune to Mr. Jones tlie ferry man. His Imat lias been I led up for necessary repairs for a month before this accident and and this loss will he fully $200. A little child of Mat MeGilltck, 20 months old, living five miles from this city was bitten by a rattle snake last Sunday. The mother was tempo rarily absent from tlie house ami re turned just in time to hear tlie baby scream from pain. The mother hurried frantically to the hack yard to find tlie snake, a large rattler coiled around tlie child's arm from tlie wrist to the shoulder. Tlie poisonous lungs of tlie reptile were sunk deep in tlie tender flesh of the hand, between the thumb and fore linger. Hie mother tote tlie serpent away. Site corded tlie wrist to prevent tlie |s>ison from going lo tlie body, aud hailed a neighbor's wagon which was passing, und was rapidly driven to town. Dr. Shaft cauterized (lie wound and uniter his treatment the child, which was badly poisoned, lias fully recovered. Dent A Hutler have added greatly to the interior of their drug store by plat j in g some elegant show cases for the display of their stock. Progressive Euchre. Mrs. R. F Moriistlirew open t lie spa cious parlors of her home last Tuesday evening to enteitain a large company of lier friends at progressive euchre. Mrs. Morris, assisted ny Mrs. J. R. Morris received tlie guests shortly af ter eight o'clock, iu the tastefully dec orated rooms. They soon found themselves in the midst of an exciting contest marked by spirited paying and tlie usual run of happy chance and circumstance. At midnight the score was taken and the record showed that Mrs. K W. Kaves ami L. A. Porter hud secured tlie honors, tlie tonner a dainty Delft platter and the latter a pearl handled poeket knife. In tlie elegant refiesli meut which followed both winner and loser shared equally and equally hon ored the hostess for tlie delightful en tertainment. lawyer and would Is- a valuable acqui sition to the Nez Perce county bar Hon. F. Danford, for many years a mendier of tlie Colorado liar, Is in the citv. Mr. Danford intends to locate in the Northwest and is favorably im pressed with Lewiston. Those wh know Mr. Danford speak of Hirn in tlie highest terms as a mail eminent iu tiie civil, criminal and mining law practice. He was in lHe* practice in Leadville when it was the greatest mining camp in the world. II- is a genial, pleasant gentleman, a thorough has purchased Our new senator, Hi ury Has la-en fairly recognized on the cnui mittees .if the laxly in which lie repre sents tlie |a-ople of Idaho. He is on tin- following committee.«: Agricul ture and Forestry, Irrigation aud Arid Lands, Mines ami Mining, and Territories. The senate committees have not yet been organized. These positions were given S*nator Heitfeld to till vacancies. J. T. Kills of the Parlor Candy store new soda fountain Heitfeil Jitnd is prépaie*! lo furnish the choicest mixtures iu that liae to Ids j at one. Our Regular Price 25 pounds Sugar.....................$1 50 1 pound Tea with prize................ 50 20 pounds Crackers.............. 1 litt 1 Keg Syrup............................ loo 3 pounds Soda....................... 25 S3 pounds Yellow Keans...... I box Laundry Snap.......... 3 tioz. Clothes Pius......... 3 Cans of Corn................... 8 Cans of String Means.......... ,'to I pound ofCocoanut.................... 25 10 pounds of Prunes....... ........... 50 5 bundles of Matches.............. 7.1 10 pounds Rolled Oats........... 55 10 pounds Raisins....................... 50 (t bars Castile Soap..................... 25 3 Cans of Tomatoes..................... 25 1 doz. Lemons................ 25 3 pounds Rolled Hominy........ 25 2 Cans Oysters..............'.............. 40 10 pounds Corn Meal ............ 25 1 no 7.1 $10 55 Wo will sell this entire hill for $9 75 Try our Old Gov. Java and Mis-hu Coffee. None liet ler. —AT— John M. Fix's. Coming *** 1.000.000 Plies. Keep them out of your house by buying some of our substantial screen doors and windows. White Mountain Freezers, Pathfinder Lawn-Mowers, Sprink ling Hose and Sprayers now in stock at special figures. AAA The oratorical contest at tlie M. E. church lust Friday was a brilliant suc cess. The efforts did credit to all purt'ctp'intx. Lewiston boasts of a goodly utimlii-r of talented young |s-n ple and tills display of oratory was one of which all should lie proud. Tlie medal was awarded to Miss Mue Conner. Her victory was not a defeat for the others. The award was placed to the credit of one of many noble and worthy efforts. \V. 1*. Bel! was severely injured lust week Hy a runaway accident. He was driving along Lapwai creek in u car riage, when tie was thrown out upon tlie wheel by coming hi contact with a boulder mi tile load side. The old gen tleman was thrown violently upon tlie ground receiving severe bruises. The vehicle was wrecked in the runaway which ensued. Mrs. Harvey Gaul, held u re a-ption last Monday afternoon in honor ol Grandma Kress' eighty third birthday. Mesdames I tous, Monroe, Kress, Kicli enlierger, Dose, Heilfeld, Weisgertier und TTieissen were present. An ele gant lunch was served. 1'rof. Itisis furnished music for ill«- occasion. !.. A. 1'ortcr made Ids (list shipment of early cherries this week. If any tliiug wer*' needed to boom Lewiston Valley as a fruit region, we couid noust of the fact that we have an early cher ry tHut c uncs in with the slrawlairries. This is *| ii I It- an item when the eurlv cherries tiring t lit- neat price of six dol lars a crate. A. A. Kincaid returned from Mos cow Monday. He reports the spirit of progrès to tic present in the little city. Public and private improvements give tlie city a neat and new np|ieur ance. The streets arc in good condition afier thorough and intelligent seasona ble renovation. Stockmen from tHe Balloon river ranges report the presence of stlvertip bear in large uumliers iu that region. These ravciiott* leasts are increasing iu numbers notwithstanding the fact that s (tiers wage war ii|h>ii them. They destroy both cattle and horses this spring. J. I>. ('. TliC's-en lias completed his wool clip and has forty tons of wind waiting tin- top price for shipment. Tin- sheep men are anticipating agreat revival n! business under the new tariff'. The price for w.s»l has already nearly doubled tliut of lust season. The Supreme court ot the State eon tirmed tlie findings of the lower court, in tlie cases of both Smith and Gordon, the murderers of Kuimett Fox at Gen es*«. Smith is convicted of murder in the first degree un*l Gordon of murder iu tiie second degree. Kx-Senator Tenas Miller was iu Lew iston Monday. He brought some | lie lady members of his family in ! v „ it p, Lewiston v.dlev, t*. enjoy straw.>t tries and or*am. Does it Stick? Does your muci lage discolor the pa per? We are sell ing a paste that is so clean and nice— will not spill if up set—holds fast and does not show through the thin nest paper. Try it once and you will use no other. We have now on haud a full liue of Inks, Pastes, Glues, etc. THE ■ BOOK > STORE. Subscriptions taken for all ne\v»pn pert» ami magaxiiteH. Col. Henj. Rootli, late of the govern or's stall', lins u qiliel Joke on the usplr unis who succeeded to his honor. The elegant uniform which they hoped to wear is iiotone of the p rqulsites of the office. Though deprived ot his commission Col.Rooth will still retains tlie handsome uniform which is viewed with envy Hy other« less fortunate. A telephone message received in Lew* Iston about 5 p. in., yestenlay gave lit« new s t liât a cloud hurst on the Asotin had curried out Hntli bridges and had *ton*> considerable oilier ilamuge. The drift aud wreckage reached Lewiston iu about half an hour mid is now well scattered on the road lo the sea. Judge Realty hu« appointed Judge Warren.Truett muster iu chancery to take evidence iu the case of A. A. Kin caid vs The Northwestern anil Pacific Hy pot luck Rank, for ulsiut $211,0011 claimed to lie due him as agent for the company. Loht —A pull of lady's eye glasses, rimless with gold bridge and frame. They were lost tin the sidewalk near tlie old post office building. A suitable reward will be paid if the tinder will leave the above at tin* Tkixkk o Iff ce. George Flanigan and fattier and mother, of Moscoy, drove to Lewiston Friday and visited the family of Frank Borge, over Sunday. They returned liome Monday, accompanied by Mis. Borge and little daughter. Tlie local bulges of O.M Fellows ate expecting an official visit from Grand Master Thompson, of C*eiir d'Alene City, in a few days— |>erhups next week. A wann welcome will 1« ex tended him. One ot our stockman received a ship ment of two carloads of hay from Walla Walla Walla this week. This hay retails for $20 a ton in this market. This object lesson calls for no comment. Mai eus ■ Kurnett came down from Moscow Tuesday evening on a few day's vacation, and to lie present at tlie High School commencement ex cercises, which occur this evening. Mrs. Dr. Inman left on tlie bout Tuesday morning for Moscow, to at tend the District convention of the W. C. T. I'.,which assembled m tHtat «-it y <ni Wednesday of this week. W. R. Martin returned from Ins . homestead on the reservation Monday. 1 He has planted his crops fur tlie season and will remove liis family to their new Inline next week. Newton llibtis left the city Thurs day morning to visit his milling claim on Ruby ('reek. The spring prospect ing in that locality has dcvelo|ied some very promising properties. Mrs. A. A. and Mrs. C. C. Liewalieii of Moscow have been spending the PHxtwetkiu Lewiston visiting with friends. Albert Benson is learning tlie baker's tra le at The Lewiston Bakery.