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1 ...Official IPaper of Elmore County... ...Finest «Tob TVintin^ O Vlione -M 4 . • J V 1 A1 A J ) Volume 16 Mountain Home, Idaho: Tuesday, February Q8, 1905 Number '23 t TEMPLE OF JUSTICE Blind Goddess Reviews the Failings of Mortal Man. Judge Lyttleton Price cleared up his docket Friday night and de parted for Hailey. He will open court at Albion tomorrow, Wednes day, March 1. The Herz case was the last mat ter disposed of, beginning Thurs day morning and ending at 7 p. m. Friday, when the jury returned a verdict of not guilty. The Herz case was being dis cussed last Wednesday evening, a number of men being present, including Ed Goddard and Juror Frank Barrett. Both evidently forgot, for the moment, that the "statutes in such cases made and provided" prohibit jurors from discussing cases pending in court, and this temporary absent-mind edness cost them *10 each—God dard for talking to Barrett about the case, and Barrett for allowing Goddard to talk to him about the case. charged with boxcar at Med-! John Runyon breaking into a bury and purloining various articles of wearing apparel, plea ded guilty and was sentenced to four years in the penitentiary. Joseph Aycock and John Dillon, for similar offenses, will do pen ance for one year each. F. H. Gordon will have his mail addressed to the County Jail for the next six months, he having pleaded guilty to petty larceny. A. Phelps was gathered in by! His! Deputy Sherriff J. K. Winter and escorted before Justice Swan. Honor invited Phelps to explainj why he was apparently attempting to enter the residence of Robert Bruce Thursday night before the arrival of moonlight, and without the formality of first sending in his card. As the prisoner's mem ory appeared to be somewhat defective, the court decided that $5 and costs would be the proper prescription. John Cochran, for grand larceny, got two years in prison. Bill Davis was charged with stealing tools from John Ross. The jury, however, returned a ver dict of not guilty. Beautiful eyes and handsome face are eloquent commendations. Bright eyes are windows to a wo man's heart. Hollister's Rocky Mountain Tea makes bright eyes. 35 cents, Tea or Tablets. Roscoe W. Smith J|Vm. Stringer and Fred Williams departed Tuesday morning for their homes in Cooperstown, N. I). They will, some time during the coming year, establish their resi dences in Idaho, and the favored spot will be Mountain Home. INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC Miss Ora Reed will give indi vidual lessons on piano or man dolin—fifty cents for half-hour. Further particulars, call at resi dence. * HIGHEST cash prices paid for all kinds Hides, Furs and Pelts. Apply office Kelsey Co. CUPID ET AL. Induce Man and Maid to Flit During the Dark of the Moon. Deputy Sheriff Sheriff Ross, Winter, Judge Stimson, Marshal Tanner, a number of other county and town officials, also a few dozen civilians, were on the qui vive all Sunday night and yesterday on account of an interesting little pro gram carried out by Robert Owens and Madeline I^ose Parsons. Owens has been foreman of the Kitty Wilkins ranch, where, it is alleged, he wooed and won the fair Madeline. Last Saturday Owens, panied by C. A. Dickens, applied accom THREE CREEK' Special Correspondence. Three Creek, Idaho, Feb. 25.— ! After the cold snap of a few days ago the weather has cleared up. The sunshine and warm wind have taken off the snow, so the stock can now feed again. The two little girls of Mr. and Mrs. Marlatt were quite sick last week with la grippe, but are now up and around again. The dance given Friday night at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Patrick was very much enjoyed'by the participants. Miss Vada Helsley is here from visiting her brother, Charles Helsley, and her Nevada home, family, Annie, the little daughter of Mr. and Mre charle8 Helsley, has had a severe attack of the gr i p , i )Ut } 8 now convalescent, A number of the young people from here will attend the mask ball to be given at the home of Dr. Grey on Salmon river. Judge Newman is busy getting his household together preparatory to improving his ranch, which he expects to do this year on a large scale. He intends to put in sev eral acres of wheat, necessitate the removal of sage brush, building ditches and dams and other similar improvements. This will Trinity Initiations Eleven pilgrims who had been down through Jericho found shelter with Tiinity Encampment No. 36 on the evening of the 16th inst., one of them coming from Glenn's Ferry ( A. E. Haines, editor Signal ). All three degrees were conferred, a team (consisting of Judge Quarles, H. E. Emerson, Frank Leonard, D. O. Stevenson and Mr. McGlynn) coming down from Boise to do the work. About midnight initiation was suspended and the goat retired te T r n:r^— Shonh! afterward, however, as another de gree yet remained to be worked. It was a strenuous night, lasting from 8 o'clock Thursday evening to about 4:30 a. ra. Friday. Trinity is in a very healthy con dition. Its officers are: Fred I'illi ner, C. P.; J. C. Barrett, S. W.; Geo . Mahoney, J. w.; R. w. Fitz water, Treasurer; B. B. Swan Secretary. for and received a license to wed Madeline. W. H. Manion, who waited on the men, demanded tan gible evidence of the right of the parties to assume marital relations, whereupon they made affidavit to the effect that the maid wag over 17 years of age, and an orphan, etc., etc. Sunday evening at 8:30 o'clock Owens and the girl left the ranch, and by 9 o'clock the telephone and telegraph wires were sizzling with instructions, orders, and various Sheriff Ross went to (other tilings. LONG TOM The great Long Tom enterprise is about completed. The dam for the immense storage reservoir is finished, and W. I). Bailey will have the canals and ditches laid as fast as men and teams can do the work. The Long Tom reservoir is 325 feet in length at the top. The en terprise has cost Mr. Garrett and associates $26,000. „ SUB ROSA The last meeting of the Sub Rosa club, on Washington's Birthday, was held at the pleasant home of Mrs. L. T. Wilcox, which was decorated with suitable emblems for the occasion. The program was well rendered, the toasts from each member being bright, and some quite witty. There was a full attendance of the club and a number of guests. Refreshments were served bv the hostess. The ladies declared that the 22d of February had been usual, the banner day of the club. The next regular meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Linton, ' when the following program will he given: Quotations from Hamlet. Historical Topic, Awakening of a Nation, Chapters 1 and 2: Leader, Mrs. M. E. House. Paper, Prominent Mexicanssince the Mexican War: Mrs. W. C. riowie. Reading, Synopsis of Barbara Freitchie: Mrs. Mary Harris, as It makes no difference how many medicines have failed to cure you, if you are troubled with headache, constipation, kidney or liver troubles, Hollister's Rocky Moun tain Tea will make you well. Roscoe \V. Smith. TEN YEARS IN PRISON Tho inrv in thp mbs n f Mrs ^ returned a verdict of man slaughter. Judge Stewart gave her the limit of the law-ten years I I i is given you for your money when ! you buy a 'LONGLEY* HAT. Get one now from our new stock, Idaho Commercial Co., Ltd. in prison. FULL VALUE HARNESS FOR SALE Set of double harness for sale at Garrett & DeCoursey's stable. * Glenn's Ferry to intercept the couple if they showed up there, while Deputy Winter, after notify ing Judge Stimson, the different ministers, justices of the peace, and others, and wiring Nampa and Boise, laid in wait the remainder of the night. All in vain, however. Late yes terday afternoon no trace of the! elopers had been secured. The girl, it is said, is only 14 years of age, but looks much older. Up to 12 o'clock last night no definite news had been received. SCHOOL NOTES Erven Bauer was absent from school last week on account of sick ness. Edith Mason, who has been quite sick with pneumonia, is improving. We hope she will soon be able to be out with her schoolmates again. Miss Dona Harris was not able to teach Friday. Ethel Bennett of the 10th grade had charge of the room for the day. The visitors during the fore part of last week were Mrs. Ottenheimer and Mrs. Gohring. swer to certain needs of that im> I mediate locality, cottage prayer meetings commenced informally in ■ the west, part of town. The initial meeting was held at the tent pied by Chas. Magden and family followed by services at the home of Mr. Young, adjoining. These two families came here from Colo Cottage Prayer Meetings. About three weeks ago, in an occu-|with rado last fall, headed for the northwest, and stopped here for the winter. The original design, after it took I definite shape, wae to hold meet ings on Tuesday and Friday nights. ( Persons outside of the original , scope began to be interested. The attendance increased up to the full capacity of the homes where they were held. For the past two weeks meetings have been held on each week night, except the night of the church prayer meetings, meetings thus far appointed for this week are: Monday, James Gray; Tuesday, Chas. Magden's. The movement has beeu essen tially a revival movement, and has ( borne fruit as such. It haB been a The spontaneous, interdenominational, people's movement; and will no doubt continue to bear good fruit, 'while these characteristics are . preserved. W - Single, of Westhope, N. D., is spending the week here inspecting the territory contiguous j to Mountain Home with a view to land investment. He has been at Twin Falls the past two months, but conBi(,erB this P ortion of the Snake River Valley much the better proposition. j A. E. Danley and family will | arrive this week from Mohall, N. D., to settle on land recently purchased near town. JIM POST To Look at Him on the Stage Is to Laugh. "As an Irish comedian Jim Post has few superiors. To look at him on the stage is to laugh; to hear him is to roar. Off the stage he is hard to find, for a more quiet, unobtrusive gentleman one never met, yet the excellence of his work and the cheerfulness he has been Seattle have made for him a place in the hearts of the Seattle lovers shedding over the audiences of a tmn A','-' r ■■0i ii R mm of amusement that his successors in Seattle will find it indeed diffi -Seattle I*. L |cult to fill, The company, which is highly spoken of by those who have seen it, is to play one night (Friday, March 3) at the opera house. Prices 25, 50 and 75. Seats on sale at Smith's pharmacy, Death of H. Person Henry Person, who came hero his family last September, and purchased the C. N. Davis place, in the east part of town, died early Saturday morning, Feb. 25, of catarrh of the stomach, disease was a relic of an attack of grip, and has afflicted him for three four years. Mr. Person was born in Indiana Sept. 27, 1847; The removed with his father to Califor nia in his infancy; came from there to Cassia county, Idaho, 12 years ago; and from there to Mountain Home, Burres Dec. 17, 1881. ren were horn to them. The wife and three sons, the latter ranging him. cemetery. He was married to Miss Mary Six child age from 22 to 4 years, survive The funeral was conducted at the home at 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon by Rev. IT. C. Ethel). Burial was in the Odd Fellows' past few days? J here s a reason, l * ie 'Uttle booklet says. It happened this way: Last Wednes day while Bob was doing his best fittingly observe Washington's birthday, Mrs. Aultman suddenly Notice how very proper E. B. Aultman's conduct has been the became a factor in the situation, having arrived unexpectedly from Bine to visit friends here for a few days. She was charmed with Mountain Homo weather. Pine was also enjoying pleasant meteor ological conditions when she left. The Artemesia Mothers' club will meet Friday afternoon at 3:30, with Mrs. Chas. Pascoe.