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JESDAY:::::::AUGUST 18, 1885 buuil-ujr JofttUiffts, John Barry left Boise City a few ivs ago for Portland. t Mus. Chas. Kingsley has been |iitc ill the past few days. She is prier treatment of Dr. Zipf, and was [little better yesterday. [Received at Mrs. C. Marcus', Cash Overshirts, Overalls, Suspenders, pys' pants, Socks, heavy flannels, |d, white and blue, boys' pants cloth, il les, etc. .To Robbins went up to Summit flat psterday with Wm Oliver, who came 3 wn a few days ago. Mr. Robbins as been employed to work in the rift that is running to tap the old [olden Era ledge, owned by Mr. 01 [er and Thos. Ed. and T. R. Barry. A correspondent of the Demo [at says Carter, of the firm of Coe Carter, was seriously wounded by iie accidental discharge of a shot an, at Soldier, on Camas Prairie, on be 12th inst. The contents of the an entered the hand and passed up jnd into the arm. Dave Smith, and a man named (Varner, who has been at work this Paso» in Plowman's placer claim, are hembers of the prospecting partv pat left here last week for the head f Snake river. One of the party, rho gave us the names, overlooked nese two. Chief Justice Havfs visited Boise pitv last week. The Democrat says lie is a gentleman whom it is a great Measure to have met in a friendly [ay, and that he made many acquain jances in Boise, and no one ever went Jiere who created a more favorable npression." •Tas. Davis, who left a few weeks Igo for Custer county, writes to Jo. jbbins, of this place, that fie is em [loyed by the Custer company, mak bg pipe, and that he will soon be yielding the blacksmith hammer for ^lat company. Jim says he will not I e 'nain there long—is anxious to get (ack to Boise county. SrrvK Pikkok, of Horseshoe Bend, [ho, with his family, is visiting Hon. jin Pierce, of Boise valley, and the r'nily of K. P. Plowman, of Boise k'ty, informs the Democrat that he ost about a thousand dollars worth of iorses last year by disease, but that le had lost none this year, and that ill stock in that section was remark ibly free from disease. ^ 1 he U. S. Land Office at Boise ►nty a few days ago received a letter rom a wealthy Englishman of Lon lon, who wanted to rent one hundred thousand acres of land in Idaho, and md lie had property in several west irn cities that he wanted to swap for lad lands at five cents an acre. The democrat suggests that Idaho might t'vap him a little patch or two of lava leid. Jt'iHiR Hart related to us a queer dectric phenomenon, which was wit 'essed at the residence of Mr. and d's. Nelse Darrah last Sunday. An loetric blaze, or what is supposed to ' a ' e been an electric blaze, shot out r otn a stove-pipe that runs through a Partition, and is surrounded by zinc, -''cry little while a rattling noise was leard, produced by the current of 1 ectricity passing from the pipe to e No fire has been in the ltcn e , from which the pipe leads, for 'eeks. 1 ( le J ut ]g e says j s t j ie fi rst e ctiical exhibition of the kind he ' er "itnessed. The air must have *. een Ver y heavily charged with the ectrie fluid. The Judge said the azo Uas Ühe that of a candle, and ün tinged, almost stationary, for onje+ime. Henry Gottch came down from aimer two orthree days ago. Henry says the Elmira company has run fur-1 ---- •- • —j — •« the drift and stopes in all that dis tance ran through good ore, butin the ther east in the 400-ft. level than in the level above. A distance of 700 feet was run in the 300-ft. level, and - east end appearances indicated that the end of the vein was reached; but Mr. Brown, President of the compa ny, as well as the miners, still had faith in the extension of the ledge and the pay further east, and that dred feet in length and still contin Charley Kingsley, Len Logan, Edgar Wilson and Frank Simpson returned a few days ago from their hunting and fishing expedition on Payette. The fish were not in very much of a biting humor, but by pa tience and perseverance the partv managed to catch enough for several feasts. They met two or three bear, but having only shot-guns and pistols could no more than tickle their hides, and see them gallop off unharmed. It's hardly right to repeat what has been told on the party—that they kept a fire going every night 'till broad daylight, because it might not be so. Fire, hunters say, keeps the bears away. Nation. Ralph Goodlifek, of Banner, came ' • down Sunday evening and returned t • T-. i i yesterday morning Banner mill will resume crushing in will soon be made from the running steadily, putting throng from forty to fifty tons daily. faith was based on the fact that at the surface, directly above, there is a "break" in the vein, and east of the break the vein continues on. The fact that they have gone further east, in the lower level, than the poini where the ledge appeared to "fizzle out, and the vein is perfect and the ore rich in this level, proves that the end of the pay chute was not reached above. The pay chute is seven bun The Golden Era ledge, in Summit b lat district, and for which a tunnel is now being driven, was worked near the surface many years ago. The ore was packed to the Goodwin mill, about a mile and a-half. Five hun dred tons were crushed and milled about $100 per ton. After going down a short distance with an incline the vein seemed to have been broken up, there being a number of small veins with granite between, so that the expense of getting out the ore was too great and work was suspend ed above, and prospecting tunnels ■un to tap the ledge at greater depth. At a rough estimate we put the total length of tunnels run at over one thousand feet. One vein was cross ed, carrying ore that would probably pay to work with a mill at the mine, hut the main vein was never tapped. If the drift that is now being run taps the ledge the owners will have bonanza if the vein is not broken up at the depth at which the drift will strike it. the Inter-Idaho: Joe Wheeler, horse thief, who was shot at Rock creek, Cassia county, and taken to Albion for treatment, died on the 30th ., XJ ,, r _ ult. He was a partner to Wm. Land who was burned to death in the jail at Baker City. This ends the career of two noted characters, and should be a warning to others. It is reported Q i j ir j r there are heavy rewards oflered for J Wheeler, alias Palmer, for depreda tion commited in I exas and the Indian 3 ---- --------- Ralph says the me crushing ma I , m, - . , week or two. 1 he furnace needed repairing, and of course pending the work of repairing the mill could not ---- The Houston Press says that a ten thousand dollar shipment of bullion ' ''"ff . . . . . elter. The reduction woiks are n ---voung, A very interesting letter from Jas. McCurdy appears in this issue of Wohlp, I The County Commissioners met I yesterday as a board of equalization. r , f-; VjrKEEN corn has been selling here at 16 to 20 cents per dozen ears. Dk. M. Pkffkrle, Dentist, will t 11 v * s it the Boise Basin August 24th. Al. Miller was creek last week, limit ikiiiivii viu'hoiu^ nt uiiiu ville, last Sunday morning, the __________.L. _____ .l up from Squaw Homer Stuli, attorney for the O. L. company, wants to be Governor of Idaho, so report says. Mr. and Mrs. M G. Lunev return ed the other evening from their trip to Wood River and Salt Lake. vr r» - TTT- -- M". ßowras, o f Boise valley, and ' ier ° ame thr ° U * h llere last Week their wa ? <° Sheep Moan ____ Misa Hattie Stone accompanied her father, G. F. Stone,.County Com missioner, up from the Bend yester day< The mountains have been envel oped in a dark blue, dreamy haze the PaSt T^' * ivin ff a11 nature a far ' a ' Vav ook ' Hell by any other name is just as hot. Therefore you can't modify the weather by saying, "It's hot as slieol these days." I omatoes have been selling here at ten cents per pound, and apples at six cents. The prices will not be so high-toned in a week or so. Mrs. R BEitr Sidebotham, of Hai ley, and Mrs. Lewis, of Boise City, arrived here last Thursday, on a visit, and are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. krank Cooper, of the Warm Springs. In the list of Grant's relics, and "to kens of honor" presented to him, all of which were recently turned over to the Government, we notice a "gold handled knife preseir.ed by miners of Idaho Territory." Juins Lixstadt and Lawrence Garrecht returned last Thursday eve ning from their prospecting trip near Rocky Bar. The boys didn't fi*d the bonanza they went to look for, nor any other. They found plenty of game on the mute, but killed nothing larger than a bear. J. S. McQuade arrived here the other day from Boise City, where he lias been the past three months, and is visiting the parents of school chil dren to see what encouragement he can receive to open a private school next Monday. Mr. McQuade called on the \\ oitLD yesterday and showed us numerous testimonials from pro fessors of the leading colleges of Ire land and England, where he has taught, all speaking in complimenta ry terms of Mr. McQuade as a schol ar, teacher, disciplinarian, and of his good moral character. Kensington rainting Will be taught by Mrs. Robert Sideboth «ni at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. S T. Davis. Price for teaching—$5. Three lessons will be taught. Three hours for each lesson. The class will meet at Mr. *7"' 'T ** Mr an( * Mrs. Davis' residence next Wednes day morning at 10 o'clock. Mrs. Sidebotham and Mrs. Frank Coop er called on the World yesterday and s,inw ccl us several beautiful specimens of Kensington painting This style of paint ing which is executed on silk, plush, and mg which is executed on silk, plush, and ... . , « , .. . 1 , ' , other kinds of line cloth, is very beautiful, and ornamental. Call at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Davis and see specimens of the painting. A man named Morton shot a îan named Crawford, at Emmetts .ille, last Sunday morning, the ball striking near the center of the fore head - A man passed through here Sunday evening en route to Banner <■ r , , for a brother of the wounded man. He left immediately after the shoot ing and learned nothing- of the par ticulars of the affray. He said Cran ford was alive when he left, hut could not live long. News reached here yesterday that the wound is not seri ous " The did not penetrate the bone, but glanced oft'. Several shots UUIICj Dut HitlllvuU. Ull. ot Vcidl bllOlS were f ire d, both men having pistols. - ------ 1 ----- . Crawford was on horseback. Mor ton has a family, and Crawford is a single man. The Crawford brothers are from Wood River. Have the!learned nothing as to the cause of j tho difficulty. K"B Waii Chi>i has been sentenced to be hung at Hailev on Friday, Sep. 18th. CEKTEItVILlii: LETrEK Centerville, August 15, 1885. Ed. World: -Weather during- the , ay a itte too warm, nights cool enough to sleep comfortably under a couple pairs blankets. Our crops, owing to the early and frequent rains, promise a greater yield than for many years past On the ranches of Messrs. Dempsey, Goldtrap, Young, Havird and Baker every foot of available land is under cult,vat,on and bloom mg uke the rose, and the owners are| jubilant over the prospect of excellent crops. On the ranches of Ah loy, Ah Yow and Long Bung, situated on J the north foothills of Garden gulch, three crops of China cabbage have already been harvested and threshed, 1 hey say they are sure of two crops more and possibly three. Our new school house, built last winter, is an ornament to the town-20x32 feet-jp.t 12 feet from floor to ceiling-neat commodious, and cost the small sum o live hundred dollars. Miss Lizzie Redway, of Boise City, is employed as teacher, and parents are delighted at the progress their children are ma king under the supervision of this young lady. Our placer mines, that is, those situated under both of the main ditches, are nearly worked The bedrock is peeled from the heads of these ditches to the bend on Gritnes'j creek. Recem, discoveries in quartz give us hope that brighter days are dawning- for Centerville and its inhab itants. Hank Thompson and S. K. Goldtrap will sink the shaft on the Bon Ton, fifty, and may be, a hundred feet deeper. The depth of the shaft is at present sixty feet. The ledge is from 10 inches to 4 feet wide, assay ing from 818 to $1,700 per ton; silver! predominating. It is free milling ore. The great quantity of water that hns to be hoisted makes it a very expens ive mine to work. With necessary machinery the Bon Ton can be made one of the best mines in the country. The Isidore, owned by Sweet & Gun derson, shaft 35 feet deep. 15 tons of rock from this mine, worked at Jackson's mill, payed about $25 per ton. Delilah property of Hugo Bay house, tunnel in 50 feet and within a few feet of the ledge, shaft 40 feet; good rock in the bottom; last crush ing done at Jackson's mill, from that shaft, payed $30 per ton. Sweet Home, Hank Thompson owner, pros pects well as far as worked. Pioneer property of Oaks, Havird & Co., tun nel in 160 feet, with two rich «earns from 2 to 6 inches wide. On Lewis' gulch there are five locations. East ern Queen and Little Turtle, owned by A. B. Morrell, of your city. Mr. Morrell has completed a wagon road to his mill site in the gulch, built a boarding house for his men, graded a mill site, and a great deal of other necessary work in a very short time and at a very small expense. A tun nel from the Eastern Queen will be so constructed that rock taken from the mine can be dumped into the mill, thereby saving considerable cost. A v.iv-iv-jr oavii^ uuusiueraoie cost, ü, few hundred tons of pay rock can be taken from the top of both of these mines at very little expense. Admit ting, as some of the croakers have it* that these mines are not deep, there i is rock enongh in sight to pay hand somely for all the work that is to he done. These belly-aehers (take that all back, for it is wicked—croakers is a hitter application) not only sav there is no quartz in this part of the country, but have the assurance to ; find fault with the wagon road. Said j it would cost $o,000 when it does not 1 cost half so many hundred. Certain ly the road is not a trotting park nor, a turnpike. One thing sure, it is by far superior to some of the mountain roads, and it is not necessary to I roughlock saddle horses to insure saf- ! ety in traveling over it. The Calu-Lith met mine, discovered by Carey & Lamherton a few weeks ago, will rank i with any ledge in tho Basin. They| have about a ton of extraordinary rich rock on the dump, and by the time Morrell's mill is in operation will have enough to make a crushing. Storm King mine, owned by Smith, Cartwright & Co. The tunn-el is in between 30 and 40 feet, and as the work advances the ledge, which is IQ "u'mira me xiuge, which is 11/ nc hes wide, continues to, improve in Lohnes, and width. The Monarch oF the Mount, found and owned hy C. Chichester, shows up well. Rock taken from the shaft 12 feet deep, would mit] not , ess than t50 per to „* Tunnel run 30 feet and within a few fee t of the ledge. This old gentle man has done aU hjg Qwn * ^ a8sistance frotn any one> de#erve9 muc h credit for his perseverance and industry, considering his age, of course. By the way, a few brief though interesting incidents in hi* life might not be out of place right here. He was born-oh, ever so long ago , at Newtown, near New York cit y ; was intimately associated with, [George Washington and his brother Lafayette, Susan B. Anthony many other distinguished persons of revolutionary fame; bought whisky with continental money in the city of New Y ork while British and Hessians were slaughtering brave Americans, at Bunker HilL, Lexington and Con cord; waded through blood up to his eyebrows hand in hand with Jackson at. New Orleans; in September '4& out.'sailed from New York for San Fran cisco in ship Thos. H. Perkins, with, Col. Stevenson and 3.00 men of his. renowned regiment; ships Susan, Drew and Loo Choo sailed about tho same time, carrying the remainder; arrived at San Francisco March '47. He bujlt at Monterey the first circu lar saw mill run on the Pacific coast;, located first mining claim on Mormon. Island. Sam Brannan, John Bidwell and Jim Lick were his hired hands played a social game of draw with Col. Mason, first American Governor of California, for $250 ante and pas*, the buck—you know what that means. Has resided in the Basin 20 years or more, and, too, is as young in action as a man of forty, and as nimble as a foot-rag. Henry Beery, the young man who was struck by lightning six or seven weeks ago, ;s all right agaii\ and at work. No huckleberries on. Lewis gulch, therefore "a lack of wo men's cursing, a dearth of women's, sneers." It's a pretty place to live— purest of air and water. One can bo suited with any kind of a stream he or she could wish for; the babbling* rippling, murmuring, h— 1 roaring such as the poets sing about. Tho hills are full of ga,me—deer, grouse* pheasants, mosquitoes, horse-flies* gnats and all kinds of bugs, except bedbugs. Society is not graded here; we all move within the same circle; rules of fashion and etiquette are dis regarded; napkins and finger basins are not used; wash every Sunday; can go about here with our knees out and elbows hanging out and no ex ceptions are taken. J. B. McCurdy. The residents of Laibach, Germa ny, were astonished the other dav bv a shower of bloody rain. It subse ' -----^ c l uentl - v was ascertained that a wind storm J ust ^ e f° re the rain had caught & ^ ar 5 e mass °/ red d - ve stv *ff at a ^ c ^ or N hi the neighboring village of ^heuhrunn, and the dye, mingling with the rain, transformed the droDs of water into seeming drops of blood.. When Dexter made his mile in 2: 17£, all the world thought the acme of trotting speed had been reached; but the record has constantly been lowered nntii the Ilant little Maud e S. has brought it to 2:08|, and now horsemen are speculating on the pos sibility of a two minute gait. It i* a wonderful age wo live in. ---__ Some Western towns are overrun idle mechanics. Richmond nd ., has 1>0 00 put of work. Therù are man }' 1,1 Columbus, Ohio, Eouis and Louisville.