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SHOSHONE. LINCOLN COUNTY, IDAHO, MARCH 20,1801.
VOL. 1 ",
P it 0 KE SSI ON AL C A BDS.
ATTORNEY & COU5ELOR AT LAW.
II. J. SYMS,
JUSTICE OF TILE PEACE,
Shoshone Precinct. **:
Acknowledgments taken and pa per 3
af every description drawn.
Oil ice fions made and promptly returned;
J. S. WATERS,
ATTORNEY -AT-LAW ^
'General practice. Land office a specialty.
Shoshone Falls, Idaho.
Office at Shoshone and Hailey.
Invites correspondence on professional
T. B. BECK'S
FOR A FIRST CLASS
SHAVE or HAIR CUT\
Next door to Opera House.
ROUGH and SURFACED,
Screen and common Doors, Sash,
Cedar Post3 and Shingles.
Livery & Feed Stable,
Wiil continue to do business at the old
stand, and deaf in
COAL, WATER and ICE.
GENERAL JOBBING WORK,
E. W. HORTON
The Land Office Department having
ordered that the Clerk of the District
Court may take final proofs for settlers
Government lands, and make orig
inal entries for them also,
A. S.'Senter, clerk of the court in aud
for Lincoln conntv, is now fully
equipped with all legal forms and land
office blanks, and can save money to
settlers by attending to their Land
GNtiee business in Shoshone.
A. S. Senter.
SAWS FILED AND SET.
Shop two doors north of
ITEMS FROM ALL SECTIONS OF
A Brief Summary of the News Com
piled for Our Readers.
Perrine's comet i3 now running
away from the earth. !
y. Manderson says that the repub
licans will either nominate him or
Allison or Davis.
SHORT COT TO NEWS,
'•Ballington Booth has decided to
call ljU3 new
Mrs. Ives Fille;.', wife of the dis
tinguished republican leader of the
state of Missouri, is dead.
Some New York democrats still
think that Whitney will yet be the
democratic candidate for president.
movement the Chris
The female government clerks i
have erected a statute to General
Spidner, who first gave woman a
The New York appelate court j
has affirmed the judgement of $40,- j
000 obtained by Wm Laidlaw as j
against Russel Sage.
It is said that the house and sen
ate leaders are trying to bring an
adjournment of congress about, in
the early part of May. .
The students of the Missouri uni
ity have tackled the new wo
and decided off hand, that she
Kansas has completed her dele-j
gation to the state convention
select delegates to the St. Louis
national convention. All but three
is a detriment to society'.
are for McKinley*.
Senator Vest has unearthed a
section of the constitution, which
makes it incumbent on congress, to
present all concurrent resolutions
to the president for approval.
Col. Robt. G. Ingersoil is
great lover of happy homes
gets off the following:
"The place to take the true meas
ure of a man is not in the market
place or amen-corner, not the forum
or the field, but at his own fireside, j
There he lays aside his ma
you may learn whether he's imp or
angel, king oreur, hero or humbug.
I care not what the world says of
him—whether it crowns him with
glory, or pelts him with bad eggs.
I care not a copper what his repu
tation or religion may be. If his
babes dread his home coming and
his better half swallows lier heart
every time she has to ask him for
five dollar bill, he's a fraud of
the first water, even though he
pray's night and morn till he's black
in the face and howls hallelujah
till he shakes the etenal hills. But
if his children rush to the front
gate to greet him, and love's own
sunshine illuminates the face of his
wife when she hears his foot fall y*ou
can take it for granted that's true
gold—his home's a heaven, and the
humbug never get3 that near the
great white throne of God. He may
be a rank atheist and a red flag an
archist, and a Mormon and a mug
wump; he may buy votes in blocks ■
of-five and bet on the election; he j
may deal 'em from the bottom and
drink beer till he can't tell a silver
J dollar from a circular saw, and
j still be an infinitely better man
j than the cowardly humbug who : s
suavity, but who makes his
vents upon the
helpless heads of wife and children
the ill nature he would like to in
flict on his fellow-man. but dares
not. lean forgive much in that;
fellow-mortal who would rather
home a hell—who
make men swear than woman weep;
who would rather have the hate of
the whole world than the contempt
of his wife-who w ould rather call
anger to the eyes of a king than
fear to the face of a child."
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tt -n , „
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You Wilt Not Regret.
Living a good life.
Doing y'our level best.
Being kind to the poor.
Aiding the unfortunate.
Looking before leaping.
Hearing before judging.
Being square >n businees
Thinbing before speaking.
Harboring clean thoughts.
Standing by your principles.
Stopping your ears to gossip
Being generous to an enemy.
Bridling a slanderous tongue.
Asking pardon when in error.
Being courteous to all you meet.
Paying promptly for your paper.
A Lewiston, Me., man borrved a
neighbor's battery for treatment of
his rheumatism. After he had;
been cured by application of the |
battery he discovered that he had j
never turned on the current once, j
file had simply taken hold of the
handles aud faith did the rest.
Gooding, March 15. 1896.
Mr. Silva has taken his cattle to
his summer ranch.
There will be a large acreage put
into wheat, this spring.
Ranchers busy repairing ditches
I and preparing for spring work.
J. M. B. Castro has rented his
ranch to J. A. Silva for one vear.
Gooding Monday from Canada, and
will locate permanently in Idaho.
Mr. Coats and family arrived in
We noticed II. Winn, J. Lu mb,
Frank Thompson. John Swope and
N. C. Jensen m this locality Sun
way to California.
The aged colored lady who was
last week, passed
Thursday, on her
F. R. Gooding has a number of
teams at work around his new
j 10U50) this week, plowing and pre
p ar j n g the ground for tree3.
The Gooding brothers have com
menced work on
river ditch. The ditch will be three
miles long, with 100 rods of flume,
their big Wood
Jestimated to cost $,..000. is a
I g°°d thm ? for thî * P art °f ? ae
j to have scch cnter P rxsin S
, p} ie Island authorities
J ^ ave discovered that the new law
I requiring all persons performing
L^e marriage ceremony to register
j yearly is identical with one en acted
j 70 years ago, which has long been
j a dead letter. The authorities
| s ta,te there has not been a legal
marriage in Rhode Island for 50
years and will apply to the legis
laiure to have the acts of all uu
licensed clergymen made valid.
According to this thc-orv if the
sexton was required to register
yearly* and he failed to comply
with the law all the stiffs that he
has depossted in the bone y*ard,
., VO uld not be legally buried,
r i a g e a voluntary act on the part
of the contracting parties and is
binding without the solemnation
of judge or priest. The right to
make marriage contracts is inher
ent in the constitution of human
nature. A iaw to prohibit mar
would be unconstitutional
and void. Consequently a law
which in any way* interferes with
human rights and privileges is
unconstitu tional and void.
There will be a great many issues
in this year's campaign confiued tp
questions oi interest to the people
of this state, one of the most im
portant of which will be the vote on
the constitutional. amendment
authoring equal suffrage, and every
one will be interested in the full
discussion of the subject. There
will be another Senatorial contest
in which the preliminary* sparring
will,, as usual, be the most interest
ing part; also the different state
conventions to choose delegates for
St. I.-ouis and Chicago and to name
state tickets, with the accompany
ing discuision of the advisability of
fus;on. In no other paper will
state questions and the news of the
national campaign, combined, be
fonnd given a.s fully as in the Idaho
Statesman, and if yon decide to
t: ke any, in addition to your home
paper, you should subscribe now
for the Ta ice-a- Week Statesman
and avail yourself of the following
offer to all new subscribers:
will send you the Statesman twice
every week from now until after
election (November 15th) for One
Dollak. Address, Statesman,
The Size of Them.
Colorado is twice the size of Ala
Bum matra is nearly as large as
Tunis and Ohio are nearly the
Ireland is about half the size o'
Cyprus is almost as large as Con
Europe is less than onp
the size of Asia
Australia is about the size of the
Canada is a little larger than the
Arizona is almost exactly twice
the 3ize of Missouri.
Corea is exactly the size of the
state of Kansas.
Denmark is a little larger thsr
There are four provinces in Chi
na larger than Texas,
The two Americas Combined, are
almost exactly the area of Asia.
A Nebraska man who had a car
or two of horses to sell, wrote to a
friend in Washington whether it
would be advisable to try to sell
them there, the friend replied.
"The people ot Washington ride
bicycles; the street cars are run by'
elecricity and the government is
run b_v jack asses. No need for
If we go out under the skies at
night and gaze up to the heavens
and reflect upon the huge bodies
that there are moving with resist
less force, and yet rhythmical or
der, through space, bodies on
which our round earth would
scarcely be more than a block; if
then we reflect further that this
earth is so vastly greater than we,
that we are no more to the whole
than a grain of sand is to the out -
put of a quarry, we shrink within
ourselves and recognize our puny
insignificance. A good dose of
this severe medicine takes the boast
fulness and crowing out of most of
us; and we can spare them, for if
ever there were a rooster with a
throat of brass and a larynx of plat
inium./he could hardly keep up
with some people's self-satisfied
noise and clatter. Thi3 kind of be
litt lernest is whstesome as a cor
rective, but no one Iive3 and thrives
on quinine, r.or can we live and
thrive morally if we are in a con
stant state of shrink-in-your-sheli
Lord Salisbury is known ak
home as a man of silence; but that
didn't prevent his saying too much.
about that Yencz-uelaa matter.
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