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Mountain Home, Idaho: Tuesday, February 21, 1905
feelings to be Held Here Monday
A session of the Farmers Insti
tute will open in the court room
next Monday, Feb. 27, and con
tinue until the following evening,
according to the following com
munication received by W. C.
Howie, Esq., last Thursday:
Mr. W. C. Howie , Mt. Home, Idaho:
Dear Sir —Have arranged for
an Institute at Mt. Home the 27th
and 28th of this month.
Have notice placed in papers
and otherwise made as you deem
best. Mr. McPherson, A E. Gipson,
Prof. G. A. Crosthwait and Prof.
Judson will attend meeting, and I
shall try and be present. Other
duties may prevent, however.
Will send you eome circulars
you can use in advertising Insti
tute. Get some of your local
people to present topics for discus
sion, if possible.
Shall return to Moscow teday.
McPherson may call on you in
regard to Institute.
H. T. French,
Hours of meeting are 10 a. m.,
1:30 p. m. and 7:30 p. m.
Speakers from the State Univer
sity, State Horticultural Staff, and
the Dairy and Pure Food Com
mission, are to be present, and
many matters of importance to the
soil-tiller, especially irrigation, will
be intelligently presented. Far*
mere and others interested should
make a special effort to he present.
At the last meeting in Mountain
Home, held a year ago this month,
the following local committee was
appointed: A Loveridge, H. O.
Manz, J. A. Purtill, Mrs. E. M.
Wolfe and Mrs. M. E. Longfellow.
Capt. O. Hellesath and Private
H. Shaw of the Salvation Army,
stationed at Weiser, were in
Mountain Home Thursday. They
held two meetings during the day
and took the evening train for
While here contributions were
solicited in the interest of the
Workingman's Institute at Weiser,
which Captain Hellesath has un
dertaken to establish. The lot and
building next to the K. P. hall
formerly the Copper King saloon,
have been purchased.
F. C. Falkenstein, editor and
proprietor of the Bottineau (N. D.)
News, arrived in Mountain Home
the latter part of last week and was
shown about the town and vicinity
by Messrs. Caldwell, Colthorp,
Nichols, Pickrell and others, the
^visitor's former neighbors. Satur
^ay Mr. Falkenstein left for San
Francisco, where his family has
been on an extended visit. On
leaving the Golden Gate they will
visit Portland and the Exposition.
Mr. Falkenstein was a welcome
caller at The Republican office
Friday evening, being chaperoned
by W. M. Pickrell.
cash prices paid for all
kinds Hides, Furs and
Pelts. Apply oftice
LIGHT AND POWER
Last Wednesday Mr. Brownell,
a well known construction engi
neer, went out to Crane Falls, the
site selected for the plant of the
Mountain Home Light and Tran
sit Company, to look over the
situation, and was very favorably
Now that the weather has mod
erated it is expected that the
surveyors will at once run the line
for the great power wire between
here and the plant site. In a
short time the surveyors will also
map out a route for a trolley line
connecting Mountain Home with
Snake river valley.
The company expects to irrigate
a large body of Snake river lands,
the general manager, (Postmaster
Turner) already having received
applications for water service from
interests representing several
The latest feature of the Herz
case was the filing, yesterday after
noon, of a new information con
taining, practically, the same
allegations as were recited in the
previous complaints. Embezzle
ment is the charge, to which Herz
will enter his plea this morning.
BOND TO HANG
The trial of Wrfl. H. Hicks Bond
(commonly called "Fred" Bond J
was concluded last week at Boise.
The defendant wae charged with
the murder of Charles Daly on the
morning of Oct. 6, 1904, and,
although his attorney, Judge K. I.
Perky, made an unusually master
ful effort in his behalf, the jury
returned a verdict of murder in
14 bein 8 the date 8et for execution.
Judge Perky filed a motion for a
the first degree. On Saturday
Bond was sentenced to hang, April
new trial and gave notice of appeal
to the Supreme Court. Mrs. Jen
nie Daly, Bond's accomplice, was
placed on trial yesterday.
LEW WALLACE DEAD
Gen. Lew Wallace, author of
Ben Hur," died Wednesday night,
Feb» 15, at his home in Crawfords
ville, Inu. He was 78 years old.
James Fleming has withdrawn
Prosperity and expansion seem
r J v
to have struck the Bennett Bro
. , ,
A MW delivery wagon has
just been purchased in order to
facilitate the filling of orders.
Sylvester Britton was on the sick
list last week.
Harold Pascoe is out of school
on account of sickness.
Harry Mellen has gone to Boise.
Eddy Taylor has withdrawn from
roll-call and left for Ontario, Ore.
The visitors during last week
were Mrs. J. B. Stanfield and Mr.
Lyman Longfellow was absent
Friday having had a severe attack
of croup Thursday night.
The bookkeeping class has begun
to transact actual business.
Miss Rodlum from Willmar
Minn., assumed the duties of prin
cipal in the high school the first of
HARNESS FOR SALE
Set of double harness for sale at
Garrett & DeCoursey's stable. *
J. Frank Fouche will give a ,
dramatic recital at the Opera
House Monday evening, Feb. 27,
under the auspices of the Artemesia
Club, the proceeds to be used for
the improvement of the school
grounds. He is an artist of excep
tional talent, and the ladies are
fortunate in having secured so able
Death visited the home of Mr.
and Mrs. R. W. Bruce last Wed
nesday, taking away their little
daughter, aged 11 months.
Proceedings of Meetings of County
Concluded from last week
P H Walker, Judge Cold Spg 2
. 'Election ^
S. B. Blaowell
C. H. Schoff
Sarah Burns, Dis clerk
Lucy A. Tibbs, Clerk
C H Burns
C E Corker, JdgEl,Gl Ferry
Jas Watkins "
G W Robertson "
I E Perkins "
Mary Boyle,clerk "
W T Orr
L Bennett "
Harold Woolman "
A Stein, const fees "
GD Howe, Jdg elec,MtHome 8
E L Nicholson "
H O Manze "
JD Whitson "
E Tacha "
J Adams "
Mrs. Olsen, "
Mrs. Longfellow "
F J Pilliner "
F A Turner "
Geo L Crandall const "
Riley Butler dist clerk "
P I' Homer hall reiY, Atlanta
Cap Homer, fixing booths
Campbell & Johnson, fixing
booths, Rocky Bar
J W Bailey, rent & light
L N Franke, postage
James Pantalon, Bounty.$43.50 |
A N Hall
E C Lape
Tom L Latimore
J F Holland
T G Boardmau
T G Board man
C F Ross
J B Gibson
L C Raecliff
J R Goldman
E J O'Neil
G R Coates
C L Mouser
W H Cook
A N Hall
B F Weikel
F C Jackson
Wiley M Daniel
W W Fountain
O B Slater
W W Lockman
A R Wayte
Iu the matters of
■ 7 50
. . 1.50
Anderson & Baker
asking for a reduction in their valna
tion to the amount of $7020, claiming
. i, . « ,
an overcharge-the same is refused.
Quarterly report of W. W. Fountain
(ee8 aud ai8burled w .»
oe pted and ordered filed for record.
Moved and seconded that the Board
adjourn until January 17th, 1906,9 a.m.
W. L. Ward,
J. V. M UNDELL.
Mountain Home, Idaho,
Tuesday, 9—15 a. m.—Pursuant to
adjournment the Board of County
Commissioners met and the following
members being present.
Wherefore the following motion was
made and seconded that the Auditor
appoint the Sheriff the Jailer.
The Board then proceeded according
to law to select jurors for the ensuing
year, whose names are herewith listed—
W H James
W E Barber
T. B. Hall
A. M. Dickenshets
Pat J. Oassiu
H. M. Cook
Wm. A. Nixon
A. H. Johnson
R. Y. Bogard
B. J. Nordyke
E. L. Stevens
Will P. Johnson
N, P. Nelson
John K Winter
J C Baker
O. H. Hutchins
F. H. Barrett
E B Aultman
H C Bates
Harry A Hatcher
John C Hayes
N C Heat h
J li Davey
Tom S Latimore O B Slater
Thomas McMillan Chas Stewart
Harry Jackson Ray Hubbel
C N Williams
S B Helmer
Chas II Ross
W M Marlatt
W F Page
A M Hall
W E Wilson
S B Blackwell
I E Perkins
E L Riggs
C E Corker
Fred A Fricke
A D "atkius
James II Morrow
"' G Corker
li A Coffelt
J w Latty
A T Babb
Chas L Booth
W A Fife
I E white
James " atkius
II "' Henderson
Fre( j ^ Nelson
W G Bryant
J P Bryant
w w Beckuell
J J Little Jas D Whitson
Francis Hiland Karl Apple
C w Howeth Jas A Purtill
Goe Doss H O Manze
Ed Short Geo Howe
op Keefer M L Davis
jjj F Goddard J D whitson
w F White w D Gohring
c A "Alker Chas Pascoe
£ N Hungerford S L Calloway
j p Clays Geo Mc" illiams
j 0 hn Burton C Jackson
John Adams G Gunderson
A Steadman George Smith
Qeo L Crandall J H Brady
pert Harmon F P Phillips
C Hein John McCabe
w w Fountain R F Cook
John lioss Geo F Mahoney
w Q King Ed Helfrich
J M Coweu Geo w Fletcher
HD" ilbur L N Lisle
C Epperson " H Manion
Richard Bennett Ohio King
A Rosenheim Frank Bcyd
Geo Pool C T Robrer
M Johnson J B McGuire
The Board appointed Amador Ga
linda road overseer for road district
No. 9, upon petition from citizens of
The following claims allowed on our
r8ut expM,,., 1904, „ follow,: J. w.
Bailey, register fees, Liltle Camas, $8,35
Mrs. Lucy Marlatt Neal 3.50
Mrs. Ella Slater
Following claims allowed in part and
disallowed in part as follows: J. vv.
Nieukirk, county physician, $42.60; dis
allowed $3, same being paid to Dr. Ma
ther; disallowed $5, for examination of
insane person; allowed $34.50
A1 Hartman, juror fees, current ex
pense 1903, $28.50
B. B. Swan, claim for $27.15, disal
lowed on account of not complying
with secs 1688,1703 &1704.
Same, Justice fees, disallowed, not
Board adjourned until 9 a. m. Jan.
Mountain Home, Idaho, Jan. 18,1905
—Board met pursuant to adjournment:
Present full Board and clerk.
Following claims were allowed on
Current expense fund 1904:
J. D. vv hit8on & Co. team hire, $ 90.
Lillie Wertz, salary, Co. 8upt. 150.
Same, expenses, allowed
Same, team hire,
ward voting No.
Louis I. Herz, taking testimony,
State vs. Howe, $3.50.
Same, State vs. Warburton, $10.
L. B. Green, taking testimony, State
vs. Herz, $10.
E. M. w olfe, legal ser *ices, State vs.
Louis I. Herz, taking testimony, State
vs. Howe, $14.(50.
The following claims were disallowed
E. M. "'olfe, legal services, State vs.
L. 1. Herz, taking testimony, State
vs. Howe, $14.60
The following claims were disal
lowed as follows:
E. M. "'olfe, legal services, State vs.
Samual G. Rhoades, $5.
Same, making plat of town of Pine, $5.
Same, platting school districts, $53,75
Chas. H. "'alker, work on roads, Dist.
No. 4, $6.50
The following claims were allowed
and ordered paid out of the current ex
pense fund of 1905.
I). Reynolds, to premium on
county official bond, $596.50
Same, to premium on insurance on
county jail and contents, $10(5.
Petition of Hugh Sproat, signed 0y
twelve taxpayers in road district No. 8
asking the Board to alter and change
the Overland road from Canyon Creek
to Boise at or near Hole's Rest:
The petitioner, Hugh Sproat, agrees
to construct the new part of said road
free of cost to the couuty, and agrees
to put said changed part in as good
condition as the old road.
" hereupon the Board ordered that
the matter be referred to the road con
tractor of Dist. No. 8, and that the
said road contractor be instructed to
allow said change to be made in the
said road at or near place called Sole's
Rest; providing the new road will be
equally as good in every way as the
old road, and not to allow the old
road to be closed until the new one Iff
accepted by said road contractor. It is
further ordered that the road oou -
tractor of said Dist. No. 8 make a re
port to this board iu case the proposed
change is made in the road.
Contract for the couuty physician
was given to Drs. Smith & Mather, at
$150 per annum for a term of two years.
The board hereby orders the sheriff
to put in three berths in the jail by
Board adjourned until 9 a. m. Jan
Mountain Home, Idaho, Thursday,
9:15 a. m. Jan. 19,1905.
Pursuant to adjournment, board
met - and ttl1 members being present,
they proceeded to examine claims
against the current expense fund of
Chas. Pafil ' oe - county Printing and
supplies furnished. Allowed, $586 06.
It is hereby ordered that the board
employ James S. > ogart to expert all
accounts of county officers books ,ic
cording to the pr°P <)f j H * jy inui t e(
with the board the 19th day ot J an»
Board .djoarned until 9 o'clock a. m.
Janua ry 20,19 05.
W. L. Ward,
J. V. Mundell,
Continued on l'age l
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