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« Hill y Foster. A Hero of the Nei |IWS "pef C e War. Toll »T 8 Fri * nd ' „ ...t aii- one of the most re BiH.v F 0 » ()f , l)e Xcz Perce war. I marfc " l, horn !*t Vancouver, Wasbiug He wa ~ -j His mother was a Warm III'»'*": .....,,,1 his father was a fntliun hi» |8P rt *'* * Ilie iui*er of the Hudson His early boyhood M C "„. in Tue Dalles where he lived I **' h T-*en father- He followed the I , puking for several years 1 bU fvtsite.l all the principal trading ami mining camps in the I' 01 " ve ( He was small in stature I Idlrk ill'll swarthy ill appearance. I an ' le ,| to impress him and his intimate Tpis fact -eeiliei I Jj5""ith modest demeanor. There £„„ »erinoel.e would not make friend He seemed from Ins early '"I'd to live for others almost for I jrdful of sell'. Tniswas truly a jewel 1 rough setting, for no truer tried friend ever lived than B.lly Foster, I U „o man or boy was ever more re ! .iring or less ostentatious. When the war broke out Billv pos ter was living in Lewiston witli the family of 'V. T. Cox. He had no cause ! ,.Uc llie Indians. The motive that moved him was not revenge nor B . as K the lov.....f strife. He had many friends an..... « the Ne/. Perces and many of them held Foster In high re ,.,1, He entered the conflict to pro ,rt-t the white settlers The fact that lie knew all the old settlers iu the ex posed districts made him realize that he could be of service tothem. Nobody thought of Billy Foster as u soldier oi even a scout while lie wasat home and perhaps no one invited him to go and battle against the race that lie might have regarded as highly as lie did the white race for half tiie blood in hi. veins was the blood of the native of the western plains. Foster perhaps was the first to realize that he coiild do noble.deeds in the cause of right, and right with him was above race. When the news of i lie outrages on Salmon river and 1 lie slaughter on Camas prairie reached his ears Billy Foster hesitate to into the war. aid not hesitate to go into the war. He told one fi'end that his heart was tilled with sorrow at the thought ot going to war against even an Indian. He approached a little child whom he almost worshiped stooped and kissed it, told it he was going to war and that lie would never return. The tears rolled dowh his cheeks; lie cried like a tender hearted mother in the presence of death. Then he went, for lie be lieved duly called, and never again looktd upon the friends lie loved best. He joined General Howard's command as a scout as soon as he could reach headquarters. lie was a leaderniuomt the daring riders from the time lie en tered t lie service till lie rode to his death. He was llrst iu the Clearwater fight and was tireless in his eftbrts to sive the lives of soldiers and citizens. Charley Bluet a daring young man from Walla Walla was in the s rvice and Foster and Bluet were detailed t< scout tin region of Craig's mountain west of Cottonwood. They found an Indian canin and owing to their dar ing were almost surrounded. The two scouts made a desperate effort to escape to Cottonwood. When they were nearly surrounded Bluet's horse fell and tluew his rider. The unfor tunate hoy was surrounded by the Indians while Foster was trying to enteli the frightened horse. Bluet es caped to a clump of brush and Foster, believing lie might not be detected or at least that he might not lie killed, determined to rescue him. He rode to Cottonwood for assistance. Col. Pern was i.i command but as he had done mi another occasion did not respond t" the plea of Foster for a detail to go tn the aid of Bluet. 1 1 . the meantime I-ieut. Baines a West Point boy, who wa- impetuous as Custer and as deter mined as tirant, hastened to follow Foster with 12 men. They dualled up the hill Iroin Cottonwood but betöre I bey had gone far they were ambushed. Hie brave lieutenant tel 1 early in the ennfliet. While lie lived he followed Inster and it is ladievcd would liavt broken through the Indian lim w of bst! le. But lie fell, his men becalm confused without a leader and they huddled together like frightened sheen to await slaughter. Foster saw their |«Til. The mild, modest man became a brilliant soldier. He pleaded with Raines' men to follow him to safety hni they were demoralized. Filter r "de through tile Indian line of bittle taiee He held a revolver in each band and , blitz** of tire marked the line he wanted his friends to follow 1,1,1 the soldiers stood in line and wert mowed down by the nul lets from tin ambushed Indians. Foster In ggeti 1 béni to charge. He charged alone •uni the Indians say lie «lid deadly ""rk in every onslaught. The Indian bm w him. They hud always claimeo bon ;i> „O honored member of their race mul did not want to kill him. but 'bey were compelled to do so. Only death would stop Hie deatlly work of E Tier's guns while the soldiers were I'cril. They shot him down. They "bot down every soldier of Lieut. Raines' command. A monument commemorates the deeds of Billv Foster. By public sub scription a marble spire was raised over his grave. He was buried where he fell. The monument to Ins memory is beside the public road on the hill side, near Cottonwood. Those who know him, and those for whom In died, pause a-they pass and their bo soms surely heave with noble impulses when they view the monument to the bravery of a hero whom they all knew and one who died to protect their j homes and their families and his | friends. i Billv Foster's noble horse fell witli him. in honor of the love he boie that noble beast, the horse's bones were left to rest across the grave of the master. Thtse white bones were suggestive of the fealty of love and the uncettainty of life. These hones have been carried away by curious travellers. It is like desecrating a grave to remove the bones of this horse from the grave of his master and scatter them over the world. Newton Hums. Schilling's Best tea baking powder coffee flavoring extracts soda and spice» in the kitchen are like oil on a machine—make it run easy. 72 For sale by J. P. Vollmer & Co. pAAAAAAAAAAAJ^ Abstracts, Real estate, Doans, Conveyancing. L. J. Hornaday, ( Manager Tannahill Abstract Co.) Main St.—Dent & Butler Block. fr vvvv vw vvvw4 of —For fresh groceries of liest quality and low | rices. Call at 8. Wilden thaler's Grocery A Bakery. —I have some of the most desirable lots on the hill for side cheap. L. J. Hornada*. Try the I X. shave or hath. L. shop fora first class —Steam Cookers, worth $500, tins week for $1.50, at Bunnell's. —Choice Creamery Butter, iu one pound bricks, at the C. O. I). Grocery. The h«>st 25-eent meal in town at ('ash Cole's Queen Restaurant. — Patent live-gallon coal oil and gasoline cans at $1.25 at Bunnell's. —When passing by, step tn and sample that cold lemonade at the Blue Front Cigar Store. Ice fob one halfcent per pound. J.S. Cox will deliver you lee at the above price. —5 acre tract of fruit land, 2 miles from town, for sale cheap. L. J Hoknad v. —Stop ut the Blue Front and gat some of those fresh roasted peanuts. They are always hot. —You will be cured of that "tired feeling" if you get your meals at the Queen Cafe. — Keep down the dust, by use of the new Dustless oil. A full supply at Bunnell's. -THE California Brewery, Chris Weisgerber, Prop'r. Beer by I lie Wholesale and Retail You Like Fresh Vegetables? Of course. Everybody does. We keep the choicest from the garden, fresh and crisp under our cool, refreshing spray. Seeing is believing. Call and be convinced. The Nez Perce Commission House. TI .os. Clerf, Proprietor. Stainton Building. Main St. ARE YOU RUSHED WITH WORK? Give me a call for legal work or business correspondence. I am prepared to do everymlng in tbe line of Stenography and Type writing. Work guaranteed. Adrian R. Sweet. Main St., opposite Raymond House Fertile Idaho State Encampment, Grand Army of the Republic, at B«*ise City, June 17, a rnteofone fare for the round trip will lie au:hori/.ed by the O. R A N. Co.; $20.05 from Lewiston to Boise and return, ticket» to be »old June 15 and Hi, limit exnirlng June 2n. F. W. Kett'iibacb. Agent. Ice. Schantz A Allard are delivering twelve inch Ice in any «piantily. Notice oi City Election. Under direction of the City Council ot the City of Lewiston, Slate of Idaho, notice is hereby given that the election for the following officers of the City of Lewiston will lie held at the several IMilling places me the second Monday of June Q4), 1897, viz: One Mayor, one Marshal, one Treas urer, one Councilman lu the first ward and one Councilman in the second ward, one Councilman in the third ward. Polling places: First ward, at the j city council rooms; second ward, at | thc hose curt house; third ward, at i Emery's office. Judge's, first ward, A. Blnnard and C. C. Bunnell; clerks, James Lydoti and Albert Coburu. Judges, second ward, L. Rowley mid T. S. Billings; clerks, Louis N. Boos and J. L. Chapman. Judges, third ward, J. N. Lindsay and S. L. Thompson; clerks, Lsfe Harrington and Fred Kling. Polls open at 12 o'clock m. and close at 0 o'clock p. m. J. VV. Poe, City clerk. Reduced Rute«. Annual Sessions of the Grand Chap ter R. A. M. and Grand Lodge A. F. A. M and Grand Chapter O. E. S. at Portland June 14tli to IBtli. Sell one way tickets to Portland. Certiflcates will be signed by James F. Robinson, Grand Secretary. 'For the annual convention of the Epworth League at Moscow June 3, 4, and 0, the rate ot l and m.e-fifth fare on the certificate i Ian is authorized from Lewiston to Moscow ami return. Passengers paving full fare to Moscow will lie returned at nne-flftli fare on presentation of eertifleates signed by Charles Fraz.ee For further information «-all on F. W. Kettenbacli, agent, Lewiston, Idaho. Campbell's Addition to Lewiston. This properly consists of IS lois, size 50x194, a good new residence with other improvements which have cost $1500 and is for sale at the very low price of $2000. Mr Campbell is residing on the property, and will take pleasure of showing it. H. K. Barnett, Real Kstate Agent. Announcements. MARSH A li. W. S. Dyer hereby announces him self a candidate for the office of City Murshnl, subject to the franchise of the voters at the coming June election. John P. Roos hereby announces himself a candidate for re-election to tiie office of City Marshal, subject to tlie will of the voters at the coming June election. C. W. Hadley announces himself a candidate tor the office of City Mar shal at the coming election. TREASURER. Hazeu Hquier announces himself candidate for the office of City Treas urer, subject to the will of the voters at the coming June election. Lowe Chapman is u candidate for re-election to Hie office of City Treas urer, subject to the wiH of tiie people at the coming June election. For Sai.k—D welling house and 3 lots, pleasant location near the court house for $000.00. One hull iash, one half on linn*. Room 2 over 'Lewiston National Bank. J. N. Stacy. The surveyor's chain made it the shortest transcontinental route. It is tiie most modern in e«|Uipmeiit. It Is the heaviest railed line. It Ims » Rock-Ballast Roadbed. It cros-es no Sand Deserts. It was built without land grant or Government aid. It is notPd for the courtesy ot Its em ployees. It is the only line serving meals on the a la Carte plan. Through the grandest scenery in America by daylight. Attractive lours during season of nav igation on Great Lakes via Duluth, iu connection willi Magnificent Passen ger steamers North west and Northland For limps, Tickets and full informa lion cull on or address or O. R. A N. agents, nr C- G- DIXON, Gen Agent Jamison Block, corner -Riverside and Mill Sis., S|s,kiiiie. Wash. F. J. Wh Minnesota. Hiev, G. P. T. A., St. Paul — Professional N u khe— Anyone desiring the services of u professional nurse should call on Mrs. S. J. Pope at the residence of Ed Smith, on the Hill. Tiro routes east. One reason why you should ask fir tickets via the Burlington Route is that it is 200 miles shrrter and a whole hall-day quicker than any other line to Omaha, Kansas City and Ht. Louis. Two routes East—via Billings, Mont., and St. Paul. Minn. For licket» ami infor ina'lon apply to nearest ticket agen or to A. B. Jackson, T. P. A., Stokane. Wash THE LEWISTON TRANSFER GO Scbantz & Allard. Proprietors. Telephone Nq. 12., «t'Stage Office Trucking and Express Line. All classes of work promptly attended ta. Dealers in Wood, Horse Feçd, Supplies, etc. Ice in any quantity. Lewiston and Mount Idaho Stage Company Ezra B^ird Proprietor. Handfcnie New Stages and Covered Sleighs make the trip a comfortable and pleasant one. •-T17Vte CHRD—-- Leave Lewiston.................3 a, in Leave Grnugeville.......................... Arrive at Cottonwood......... ô p. m Arrive at Cottonwood..................... Leave Cottonwood............... 5 a. m Leave Cottonwood........................ Arrivent Orangeville..........9 a. in Arrive .............................. « THE LOG CABIN SALOON » M. Donzac & Co-, Proprietors. Wholesale and Retail Dealers in Fine Wines and Liquors' Schlitz, Milwaukee Beer. Flor de Juliana, Artnona, Grand Director Cigars. Courteous treatment. CHARLES Q. KRESS, The Pioneer Jeweler, Lewiston, Idaho. Always pleased to show the public my stock of jewelry, diamond* vatehes, clocks, etc. Nothing but firstclass goods kept on hand Repairing carefully and accurately done on short notice. W. If. BOISE, Prop. Choice Whiskies, Wines and Cigars. CI.UB ROOMS IN CONNECTION. COURTEOUS TREATMENT GUARANTEED. HEER BV THE BOTTI.K TWENTY FIVE CENTS. CORNER OF MAIN & FOURTH STEETS. D DXO D Passengers enroiite to ELK CITY, NEWSOME CREEK and DIXIE will save from eight to ten miles by taking private conveyance from Cottonwood. Good Rigs, Easy Travel, Good Teams, Best Roads. Call on J. M. MOORE, Cottonwood Livery Barn, Cottonwood, Idaho. The Boss Heat Market, W. P. HUN LEWISTON, PROPHIKTOR IDAHO. Beef, Mutton, Pork, Veal, Bacon, Hams and Sausages. The bent til Meal on tile Block mid by the Quarter, served In good style. Prices Low. ED. FOUNTAIN, •--Proprietor of— FOUNTAIN'S IIVERY FEED & SALE STABLES lMarlin Collin's Old Stuud) I .ewiston, -Idaho. Fine Livery Teams always on hand. for I he sale of stock. Headquarters LANGER & SMITH, —Proprietors of— Express No. V Transfer Oo We have the most coninlilc Truck line In the City. All orders promptly executed. Leave orders at the Blue Front Cigar and fruit Store. Ben Zurnstem —— ritol'KI etok of — Skookum Bakery & Grocery Evcything geuerall kept In a first class Bakery, will lie fourni in my es tablishment. Special or«lers for Bulls, Parlies, etc., w ill receive prompt utten Hon. I als« carry a full and complete stock of Frc-h Family (4rts«*rie* and will sell them hh cheap as anyone. Give me a call. Goods delivered if ilesireil. The Royal Restaurant Bell & Bollinger, Proprietors. Strictly a first class Restaurant in every particular, tables supplied with the very best of everything to be on the market. and had The Idaho Meat Market, Located in the New Adams Building. Opposite Lewiston National Bank. , ,, , All kinds of fresh and smoked meats and sausages of all kinds kept on hand. Respectfully invite the public. . lie n TO THE E Gives the choice of Two Transcontinental ROUTES Great Uttivti North'n By Pacific By. VIA VIA SPOKANE DENVER MINNEAPOLIS OMAHA AND AND ST. PAUL KANSAS CITY Low (Rates to all Eastern Citie : Ocean Steamers leave Pori lam! ever/ Five Daye for SAN FBANCISOO. For füll details call on F. W. Ketten« hach, agent, at the office of the Lew U hi National Bank nr address W. H. HURLBURT, Ass't Oen'l Passenger Agent Portland, Oregon E. McNeill, Pres, and Mgr. Passenger steamers leave RI par ht Monday, Wednesday and Friilsy uc 7:45 a. in. after arrival of train, reach ing ljewiston at 8 p. m. same dm. Leave Lewiston Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday at 5:30 a. m., arriving «• . Riparia in ample time to make cop. neetton with train. BAILWAY. B U N S Pullman Sleeping Oars. Elegant Tourist Dining Oars. Sleeping Oars. St. Paul, Minneapolis Duluth Kargo to Grand Forks Crookston Winnipeg Helena and Butte. THBOUGH - TICKETS TO Chicago, Washington, Philadelphia, New York Boston and all Points Fast and South. For iutormatlon, Unie cards, maps and tickets, call on or write John P. Vollmer, Agent. A. D. Charlton, Asst. Cen'l Pass. Agent, 255 Morrison St., Portland, Oregon Golden Gate Mining Co. Lewiston, Idaho Officers— President, J. N. Stacy; Vice Presi dent, K. Baumeister; Secretary, ('. K. Mnuteith; Treasurer, Arth. S. Stacy; Manager, H. L. Gray. Directors— J. Q. M ox ley, L. B. Howard, C. K. Mouteith, Charles (seek, J. N. Stacy H. L. Gray, Arth. H. Stacy, W. K. Timberluke, A. J. Millard. Authorized Capital.......... $l,rtnü,«KM.OO Treasury Stock.....400,000 sit; res Cash in Treasury and Cash Sub scriptions, $ 2 , 000 . 00 . Price of stock, Dec. SI, I Midi, -Jets share; price of stock, January 3}els |>er share. I. ■ I —Use Shilling's Best. There is "'»thing fluer in the mmket. W« Gn«ceYy\v U B„kiry ,l "* , * wi **" u First block of stock s«ild Dec. 1890. price |ier share 2c. Second block of stock sold Jan. 4, 1897, per share, 3ic. Third block of stock sold at 5c per share. Fourth block of stis-k sold at «je. Fifth block of stock sold „t 7jc. Sixth block of stock sold at HI. Present price of stock 9c. Stock to lie issued on payment ofI> scriptlon price, at the office of the com pany at I .ewiston, Idaho. Total num ber shares 1,000,009 at $1.IH) each. Stock is non-assessable, and proceeds of sale of tn asury stock to be used for devel opment purpose» of the min:*, (lamp mill, supplies, machinery anil current expenses of the company ami for tlmt ! purpose only. Supplies to work llie mine have been forw arded. Copie» of articles of incorporation uni) by-laws will lie furnished subscritier* of stock 11 des ire« I. Subscription-. 10 the Lewiston Teller, with quotations of price of stock will be furnished for live months on receipt of $1.00.