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PHE LOGAN REPUBLICAN
I TWICE- A-WEEK
W0lt v LOGAN, CACHE COUNTY, UTAH TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 1903 NO 43 '
I Also rick-ips ffram Paradise and
Matters at Millville,
Tho teachers of the public schools
arc loathe to see tho farming season
commence, realizing the effect It will
have on their school work.
Next Friday evening the Sunday
School will give a concert, which from
what can now bo learned will bo one
of the big times of the season.
I W. C. Cranney and E. S. Kimball
I two of theN.Y. Mutual Life Insurance
I Co.'s agents liavo been harvesting In
I Mendon the past two wqeks.
I Tlie farmers are getting their lm-
I plemcnts In good shape for spring
I work which will commence In a few
I days If tho present weather continues.
I A general meeting of the people of
the Mendon ward was held here on
Tuesday the 27th. Tho meeting was
I attended by the presidency of this
Stake, To people, were lDforrrCu
that their Worthy Bishop, John H
Anderson, is to be released In the
near future, and as usual under such
I circumstances all arc more or less con
cerned about who shall be his succes
sor. Bp. Anderson has presided over
this ward threo years and is loved by
all the members of his ward and while
they regret very much to lose him,
they feel to "submit to the powers
Tho people of our quiet little town
have Just recovered from the "grip"
and they arc now threatened with an
other contagion which tho older and
wiser population declare is more ex
pensive than the other. The origin of
this, matrimonial fever (for so It is
called here) is unknown, at least It Is
difficult to determine at just what
place it was first noticable in tho form
that It has attacked Mendon. Some
declare that Mendon Is not responsible
Tor its origin, as tho climate is too
C1, and arguments might be produc
ed in favor of this supposition. The
most conservative people think that
it broke out first in the family of Bp.
Hill of Sterling and offer as proof the
fact that on Wednesday the 25th the
Bishop's daughter Emma was married
to Louis the son of Christian Sorcnson
of this place. Others declare that It
was brought here from Salt Lake City
where they declare the air is never
free from its germs. This class offer as
proof for their assertions the fact that
Chas. Lalace just came from' the cap
ital with Miss Fhcbe Davis and that
they were married by Justice Larson
on Thursday evening tho 20th. One
man declares it was brought from
Teton City, Idaho, by a lady who Is to
become tho bride of Mr. George on
Tuesday next. However this may be,
the more one investigates tho more
mysterious It appears. May the fever
increase, for it certainly ought to find
food hero as there are yet many who
are llablo to contagion. Such occasions
as those witnessed on Wednesday and
Thursday last are cause of great re
joicing not only on the part of the con
tracting parties but also on tho part
of their many friends, who after being
wined and dlined and toasted, all join
in wishing them a pleasant journey on
, the voyage of life.
Tho melodrama presented by tho
Home Dramatic Co. on the 18 Inst.,
entitled "A Woman's Honor" was a
pronounced success. The audience was
large, and very attentive throughout.
All of tho characters were welfsustaln
cd although it was tho first appearance
of some on the stage. J. D. Bickmorc
deserves especial mention as director
and manager. IIo also played tho
leading role in tho character of Mark
Lester and exhibited excellent talent
in stage art. Nells Hansen as Pedro
Menenez conducted himself with
much credit and showed himself to bo
an able actor. Olive, the leading lady,
was personated by Miss Humphreys,
whoso powers of passion and pleading
were strongly shown. Misslilckmorc,
as Sally, play3 with tho vivacity and
spirit of a bom actress and as she
first appeared on the stage expressions
of "Ohl Isn't she sweet" wero audible
through tho body of tho hall. Mr.
Caldwell was surely in his lino as
Msjuh Dono and his appcaranco
wemed a signal for applause. It was
f ' "Widoubtcdly tho success of the season.
We hope the company will bo encour
aged and trust that they will give us
anothor treat in tho future.
On the 20th, the Old Folks Com
mittee gave a party for all tho people
In the ward over 60 years of ago. At
12 o'clock about 130 persons sat down
to dinner. The tables were well sup
plied with everything that would con
tribute to the satisfying of tho inner
man, that could reasonably bo obtain
ed at this season of tho year. After
dinner was over the following program
w is rendered:
Speech Win. Humphreys
Song.... e. D. Miles
Recitation Jos. Lofthouse
past Geo. Webb
Speech Bp. Oldham
Song ituth Obray
Song Wm. Mills
Song Wm. Mltton
The old folks then went forth In the
danco until about 7:30. in tho even
ing all of the married people of tho
ward were invited to the dance. The
committee feels to thank tho people
for donating so liberally of their sub
stance In order to help make tho old
The Oarr Spring Creek Co. has
mado a wonderful improvement in
their spring. It Is estimated that tho
flow has been, enlarged one-fourth by
digging a. few trendies at the fountain
Mr. Martin Oiscn, one of our enef'
getlc young men, is building a com
mendable frame house.
Mr. Gcorgo Chandler has sold his
home to Chas. II. Tayler of Falrvlow,
Idaho. Mr. Chandler expects to leave
hero some time in May for Uulon
county, Oregon. It is regretted that
a number of our old settlers have tho
Oregon fever, and expect to leave us
Millville is one of the oldest towns
In the valley; stock raising has been
the chief Industry; but as our numbers
increase and our mountain range over
stocked, our people are directing more
of their attention t" the farm and
dairy. Our town contains two stores,
a grist mill and cheese factory and all
are doing a good business.
Some people havo already begun
plowing and general farm work will
soon be in full sway. Millville is not
ed for early gardens, so wo take pleas
ure in inviting our Logan friends to
visit our burg and we will treat them
Newi From 'Frisco.
O. M. Harris, writing home from
San Francisco states that ho would
like to havo the people of Cache Co. In
that city for one week, so they could
see how the great Estey pianos are be
ing, sold. Sherman, Clay & Co., second
largest music firm In tho United
States, make this statement In one
of their advertisements: "Ourcxpcrl
ence covering over forty years, has
taught us that for $400 cash tho Estey
pianos aro tho best that arc mado to
sell at that figure. The wonderful
Stelnway runs from $575 to 15,000, If
better pianos wero mado (that could
be sold for $400) wo would give up the
agency for the better Instrument.
We can take a stand of this kind be
cause tho factories prefer as agents
tho larger concerns, selling the greater
number of Instruments."
This Is a great point in favor of the
Harris Music Co. People know that
In large cities where there is so much
competition, prices aro down to bed
rock, and yet this Is just what tho
Harris Music Co. has been selling the
Estey, for $400 cash. They havo been
doing better than Sherman, Clay & Co.
because they have been giving a larger
sized piano for $400. They have never
claimed that the Estey piano Is tho
best in tho world but havo always ad
mitted that tho great Stelnway piano
Is entitled to that place; but as the
best Stelnways cost $700 and a great
deal is charged for the name, they,
havo pinned their faith to the Estey.
Hero is a claim they do make: A
shrewd buyer can purchase almost
any upright piano mado except the
Stelnway for $400 cash. If ho cannot,
let him turn tho money over to tho
Harris Music Co. and name his piano,
letting them get It for him. But it
would bo safer to take the Estey, and
then he knows what he is getting.
Tho abovo statement coming from
a firm like Sherman, Clay & Co. a
copy of which can be seen at tho Har
ris Music Storo will have great weight
with most people because a house of
their standing would not dare to put
out an advertisement of that kind If
tho Estey plano3 wero not what thoy
claim to be.
Important To Stockmen.
Now Is tho time to look up a placo
for your stock for tho season. O. J.
Norr 420 North,5th East street Logan,
will tako stock on a good range for tho
summer on reiisonable terms and In
sure their return in the fall.
A REMINISENCE BY A LOCAL WRITER
In Which a Story of War Times Is Related In a Rather Inter
esting Way. Published fcy Reqnest.
Tho winter of 1804-05 In thoJArmy
of tho Potomac was not marked by
any particular liveliness, and the
soldiers, suffering from camp ennui
and having growled out every subject
that legitimately or Illegitimately
comes under the soldier's province to
growl, now looked anxiously as spring
approached for everything that Indi
cated activity. Finally it came and
culminated In the surrender at Appo
mattox. General Sheridan, with about 10,
000 sabers, had been doing a little
raiding and a good deal of heavy stand
ing around up In the Shenandoah
valley, where Early, .with a small
force, made fceblo attempts to keep
Jiousc occasionally just enough to be
a nuisance and hot enough to keep
Phil busy, and that gentleman was
It was, then, with no little pleasure
that Sheridan received an order to
make a break up the valley and pounce
on Lynchburg If possible. He was
lying at Winchester when the order
came, and after waiting a few days for
the mud to become fordablo he started
with two divisions of cavalry, travel
ing as light as possible. . Three days
after he was in Staunton, whllo Early
stepped back to Waynesboro and be
gan to dig intrenchments. Sheridan
rode after him, looked at his new
works and rode over the top of them
without even the courtesy of a recon
nolssancc, which wasn't compliment
ary to Early's engineering. He also
captured a couple of full batteries,
1,600 Confederate prisoners, 200 wag
ons and 17 battlellags, which made
him feel so good that ho was put
down as having remarked:
"I'll make Mr. Early get up Early-cr
than ho ever did In his life before I'm
done with him, or else I'm not Inti
mately acquainted with myself"
which atrocious pun Is believed to
havo caused the Confederate chieftain
to toddle precipitately over to the
James river country.
On the 3rd of March Sheridan was
at Charlottesville, where ho organized
a railroad strike and tore up tho
Lynchburg and Richmond road shame
fully. Then ho ciphered .around the
country around the country about
Scottsvllle. New Market and Dul
quldsvlllc, destroying canal locks,
burning bridges and making himself
generally Interesting until the 10th,
when ho brought up to Columbia,
Fluvanna county, whero ho made the
discovery that the Confederacy had
been so liberal in making bonfires out
of bridges that he couldn't go chas
ing down south to join Sherman, as
ho wanted, and that his men and
horses didn't havo any more to cat
than they wanted, and there were
only two things that ho could do.
One of these was to go back to Win
chester, whence he came, which he
firmly declined to do, upon the. prin
ciple that ho would never return upon
a road ho had spoiled himself, and tho
other was to slide around Richmond
to tho White House onthoBamunkey,
get foraged and rationed up and then
go across tho peninsula to join Grant.
This latter plan was excellent, but
there was nothing to meet him at tho
White House but tho bleakness of
And yet, singular as It may seem,
this did not shake the soul of Sheri
dan to any serious extent. He simply
"Its Infernal cold ain't it? Whero's
that man Hogan?"
James Hogan was produced and
stood before tho general.,
"Who is hero with you, Mr.
"Archie Morgan, sir."
" Well, if I put you and Morgan
across the James river yonder, can you
go down to City Point and tell Gen
eral Grant I want forage and rations
for this command sent to White House
Inside of a week?"
"Then go and do It, and tho quicker
you get to City Point the better It will
be for all of us."
This was on tho afternoon of March
10. Columbia Is In Fluvanna county,
on tho outside of the horseshoes of the
James river, some forty miles as the
bird Hies above Richmond and distant
'from City Point by tho nearest practi
cable road not less than sovontv-ttve
miles, and this through tho enemy's
country and directly around General
Leo's army .at Petersburg.
As soon as dusk settled down a
pontoon was shoved Into the water,
and tho two men, with their horses,
were set across into Cumberland
county In a piece of brushwood. They
stripped off tho big overcoats they
woro and stood before tho pontooncrs
a Condcfcrarc mayor and his orderly
with cavalry straps on. Then the
pontooncrs took the overcoats and
their astonishment, returned to camp
and left Morgan and Hogan to such
fate as the gathering darkness and the
enemy's country might havo In store
Striking the main road at Cartcrs
vlllo they kept down through Cumber
and county to the Court House, then
on to Amelia county, and 2 o'clock the
next morning' found them on the
Richmond .and Danville railroad at
Amelia Court House. At daylight
they struck Mansboro, which boasted
of an old fashioned Virginia tavern,
at which they .determined to feed
themselves and their horses.
Stirring up the landlord, they filled
him with a plausible story of impor
tant business and a long ride, with
which he was perfectly satisfied.
During the two hours they stopped
here they saw only two stray soldiers
and one mounted officer, all of the
Confederate army, who sceacd to caro
more that morning for a snifter of
corn whiskey and molasses than they
did for tho foragers.
The officer merely paused in his
drink to ask the usual question.
"Wha air you uns gwlnc?" and was
perfectly contented with Morgan's
"Down on the right, yander," as he
observed: "Sorry I'm a-gwlno t'other
way. All day to you."
As soon as the horses were refreshed
they started again Into Dinwiddle
county, crossing the Southslde rail
road at Ford's, then down the Stony
valley to Dinwiddle Court nouse. It
was near tho middle of tho afternoon,
and they put up again, and as there
was no scarcity of people about, both
Confederate soldiers and citizens, they
put on all tho cheek of which they
wero capable, coolly disarming sus
picion by an assumption of authority
and knowledge that left no room for
Hogan's story was that he had been
on a message over to General Early
and was going to report to General
Hampton, somewhere about Stony
Creek Station, on the Petersburg
and Roanoko road, If he hadn't
moved. He was Incidently mention
ing this to an Infantry captain who
sat alongside of him at the supper
table, when a C6nfcdcrato cavalryman
farther up the table, with his mouth
full of hoecakc, mumbled out:
"Hampton's somers up about
"Slnco how long?" asked Hogan,
with some show of Indlgatlon.
"Moro'n a week, I guess."
"That's all right, then. He's moved
since I left."
"Yes, I reckon ho havo; leastways
he's thar now, anyway, 'cos I saw him
tills mornln'. Be you a-gwinc over
"Yes. How far Is It?"
"Waal, I reckon 'taln't morc'n eight
or nine miles In daylight, but you'll
find It's right peart jog In tho dark."
It was qulto dark when they got
out their horses and prepared for the
next start. Hogan was already In
tho saddle and Morgan had his foot In
the stirrup when something moved
him to remark as he looked up at his
"Well, she goes along right lively so
"There were a half a dozen people
standing around, and Hogan glared
at him as If lie would like to chow his
head off, at tho samo tlmp growling
"Don't be in a thundering hurry to
This apparently attracted tho at
tention of the Confederate captain,
who was leaning against the side of
the house and moved him to inquire:
"What regiment did you uns say
you was from?"
Morgan, already worried over his
Inadvertent expression, was Just
enough stampeded to make another
and blurted out:
"Eighth Illnois- Sixth Virginia."
"Sixth thunder! Look hyar, strang
er that air don't sound squar'. I be
long to the fourth Florida, I do, an' I
hain't got no trouble recollectln' It
neyther. I've a darn good notion you
fcllars ain't all white!"
Morgan grinned in his face and
shouted: "That's all right! We'll
see you about it In tho mornlngl"
Both men put spurs to their horses
and were out of range In a few
seconds but not until the Irate Florida
man had y oiled:
"Yes, an' ef I don't send somebody
for you to cxplalneto-fore;mornln'
you may shoot mo for a nigger!"
After riding up the Petersburg road
about a mile they struck across tho
country again to Stony Creek valley,
When Hogan took occasion to observe,
with considerable severity:
"See here, Morgan! Tho next tlmo
you feel so blessed good over some
thing that you want some Johnny to
shoot you I don't want you to Invito
him again to do It In my company."
"Why can't you cuss a fellow at
once, Jim, and be done with It? Did
you ever hear of anybody doing such a
foolish thing In all your born days?"
"Can't say I did. But never mind,
old fel. It's a thing you're not at all
subject to, and all we've got to do Is
look out for the result. There'll be
no more stop for us till we see a blue
coat with a musket sticking to it."
About midnight they struck tho Pe
tersburg and Roanoke railroad at
Stony Creek Station, Just over the
line In Sussex county. Here they
stopped a few moments to let the
horses rest, while they tried to pump
what they could out of tho lonely Con
federate guard walking up and down
on the little platform. He didn't havo
much to tell, but when they Informed
htm In confidence that they had Just
come down from Hampton's headquar
ters at Reams and wero looking out
for a couple of Yankee spies he told
them that was Just the reason ho was
alone. Ills sergeant, with six men,
hadgoneouttolookfor them, too, In
consequence of a telepraphlc dispatch
that had como down about 8 o'clock,
and he expected to hear from them on
their way back pretty soon. Wouldn't
they wait till the sergeant camo In?
They thanked him, but thought they
would ride over toward Sussex Court
House. Did he havo the countersign?
Yes, he had It but didn't know about
giving it. Hogan assured him that It
was of no Importance IIo didn't
want It anyhow; It would soon bo day
light. If ho choso to give it, though,
he could satisfy hlmsef that he was
giving it to a commissioned officer,
and It would bo all right. Guard
didn't liko to bo disobliging to an
officer and finally said "Lynchbury"
CONTINUED ON TACK 4.
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FEW LOCAL ITEMS '
The Basketball Geme. Mr. and
Mrs. Burchell to Leave Logan t
A. L. Tunc of Salt Lako City was In ' ' V
Logan on Tuesday. Mr. Tuno was ijj
docket clerk In the lower house at tho y
last Xegislaturc. (
John Fife, Mgr. of tho Western Mo- ! j
lino Plow company, of Salt Lako City,
was attending' to business affairs In L
Logan on Tuesday. :
The O. K. Store has Just received '-,
a nice fresh up to date lino of spring ;
goods. See our ad. elsewhere Rem- ,
ember this, wo aro not to bo under- P
sold by any one.
Tho game of basketball between tho U
Colorado University team and tho B. 'j
Y. O. boys last night was undoubtedly '
tho best gamo ever played In Logan. u
Tho play wasswlft from start to finish 1;
and resulted In a score of 7 to 0 In !
favor of tho B. Y. 0. team. Thero j,1
was no wrangling or disputations,
every decision of tho umpire being ac- ' j
ccptcd without question, and it is in- -'
deed pleasing to stato that tho visitors $
wero fully satisfied with their treat- j
ment. GOO enthusiasts witnessed tho -
game. Tho Colorado boys left for f
Salt Lako this morning and will play '
tho L. I). S. U. team another game 1
on Thursday evening. '.
Last Thursday night a special meet ft
Ing of tho Logan City Council was
called for the purpose of considering ,,
ways and means to prevent damago by ,v-
high waters that arc expected to over- t
whelm things along Logan river this
spring. Tho result of tho meeting
was that a special committee consist- I
Ing of N M. Hansen, John Quaylo i
and T. II. Smith, with the mayor
added, was appointed to Investigate
tho matter and given power to act.
This committee has appointed Mr. S
Andrew Eliason, a former Democratic
watermoster, to supervise tho work. j:
that is to boTdone along the river "'' -$f-'
banks. Mr. Eliason is thoroughly , ',
qualified, and no doubt tho work will n t
be well done, -If
Logan citizens who 'havo Come in ij
contact with Prof, and Mrs. Burchell
of the A. 0. will regret to learn that
Mr. Burchell has tendered his reslgna- . .
tlon to President Kerr. Wo woro '
unablo to learn tho tlmo when tho re- . '.
slgnatlon is to tako effect, but know ii
that Prof. Burchell expects to take a
chair in tho Wisconsin Unltcrslty in a
year or two, and that his resignation j
Is on this account. M r. Burchell is rec- U
ognlzcd as ono of tho ablest commer- 8
clal Instructors in the United States, N
and his connection with that) depart- ' '
ment at tho A. C. has given It an lm- ii'
pctus and tone that was very gratify- F
ing to tho management of the big r
school. His contemplated departure is ,
viewed with sincere regret. Prof, and ' '
Mrs. Burchell aro regarded highly In a $'
social way and since their advent hero t 4
have proved pleasant additions in 1
society circles. '
Sorcn Hansen of Hyrum ono of tho !
promoters of tho sugar factory at I
Idaho Falls, states that tho work Is ' j
progressing rapidly on the cite pf tho 1 !
prospective plant. A largo barn has
been built with a capacity to stable
forty head of horses. The company i
owns a large tract of land, and expects I
to plant liundrcds of acres of beets. r
They have bought thirty sulky plows I
from the Danlclscn Manufacturing I
company of this city, to bo used upon "f
their land. Contracts for railroad r
switches havo been let, and tho con
tractor Is paying five dollars per day , '
for a man and team. Thero aro good
opportunities thero for laboring men,
as tho work Is to be rushed, regardless !
of cost, until the factory is com-
pletcd. According to tho terms of tho
contract tho factory must bo started t
by October 1st of this year. Tho y
structural steel Is all ready at tho f
steel works In tho Eas"t, to bo for- is,
warded at once upon tho completion J
of the switches at Idaho Falls. Tho k
vicinity of St. Anthony and Rexuurg,
are also making overtures for a fact- f
ory, claiming they have the best beet j
land In Idaho, and arc willing to ft
contract for llvo thousand acres In tho f
year 1904. Mr. Hansen states that f
beets will bo planted In tho vicinity of
Roxburg this year as a sample; If tho l j
results aro satisfactory thero Is no
doubt about a factory being built in jl
that locality next year. JII
Firing U Expanitva. "lufH
Tbe ccst of thing a (!ngl shot from 'tIiH
a lC-lccb guu would pa;' a private fill
E'.rltlsh scl&er for Ave rears. .H
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