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...Official l^aper of Elmore County... ...Finest Job Fit. nting O Phone 41... T T 1 u ) Volume 16 Mountain Home, Idaho: Tuesday, May 2, 1905 Number 82 ALLEGED ARSON Pete Anson's Blacksmith shop Plrca in Early Morning. A small blaze was discovered by Night Watchman Barrett, after midnight Wednesday, in Pete An son's blacksmith shop. Barrett gave the alarm and the fire was j quickly extinguished. It is said that indications point ed strongly toward incendiarism. Later a complaint was issued against Anson, and on his prelim inary hearing before Justice Swan he was held to the District Court, with bail fixed at $2500. PERSCUSTAE Dr. Houseman spent Sunday here. C. W. Burns and Charles How ' eth have returned from Goldfield, Nevada. J. W. Caldwell visited the Cat Creek section Saturday. Mrs. Lizzie Boyd of Glenn's Ferry visited Mrs M. J. Carrigan Saturday. County Surveyor Rhoades had business at Little Camas last week. Dr. G. E. Noble, State Veterina rian, was in Mountain Home Wed nesday. County Commissioner G. Elliott is in the upper country. J. A. White and family have moved into the residence of Mrs. S. E Reed. Robert Grove of Carpio, N. D., arrived in Mountain Home a few days ago. Mr Grove, in addition to ''just looking around" on gen eral principles, is enjoying his respite from the confinements of bank duties in which he has been engaged. Miss Susan Chattin left yester day for the southeastern section of Idaho, in the interest of McMinn ville College. A. Loveridge and several others took a band of horses to Smith's Praire last week, returning Sun day. The feed in that section is in excellent condition. F. A. Freeland, of the Bruneau Land and Irrigation Co., Ltd., was in town Friday. J. L. Bradford, manager of the Turner House, maue a flying busi ness trip to Boise Saturday. Mrs. Althea Kelsey and Miss Mae Kelsey were afternoon pas sengers to Boise last Friday. Mme. Wharton has returned from Salt Lake, where she went several days ago on business con nected with her dressmaking par'ors. ^V. H. Evans was a Mountain Home visitor from 'the upper country last week, coming down for supplies. He says that the wagon roads between here and Pine are in excellent condition. Miss Idaho Hanley closed a suc cessful term of school at Rocky Bar and waB in this city Friday, on her way to Placerville, where she will teach a summer term. W. * HIGHEST , . - , ~ cash prices paid for al kinds HldCS, Eurs and Pelts. Apply office Kelsey Co. N Miss Hanley was the guest of Mrs. Joe 8 " 1U "J " hile in lown ' 0. B. Slater of Mayfield spent Friday and Saturday in town. home in Glenn's Ferry Thursday, after spending ten days Mrs. V. B. Reed returned to her with friends. Lon Macey of Glenn's Ferry was in town Saturday. Miss Ruth Skelton, the popular teacher of the Mayfield school, is suffering with spotted fever at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sproat. John Fletcher of Big Camas was in town Saturday and Sunday. D. P. Keefer celebrated the 75th anniversary of his birth last Tues day, April 25. A sociable gather was held in his honor at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. George Crandle. Wm. D. Moore and C. C. Cole of Topeka, Kansas, are in town this week on business. Mrs. C, M. Brown and daughter stopped in Mountain Home hours one day the first of last week on their way from Boise to Atlanta, where the family will reside un til autumn. Street Commissioner was laid up for about a week by a close approach to spotted fever. He is on duty again this week. W. F Meyer is a recent arrival from Chicago, where he has been actively engaged in business for a number of years. On his arrival he was met by old time friends who preceded him here—Mr. and Mrs. \V. C. Reuss and -mil and Dr. Zabokrtsky. On Friday the gen tlemen went on an inspection tour to the upper country. Mr. Meyer is interested in Mountain Home and his name may soon be added to the list of business enterprises. Dr. Uarl Johnson and wife of Denver, Colorado, arrived on the noon train Saturday, and are guests of Mr. and Mrs. S. G. Rhoades. Dr. and Mrs. Johnson recently returned from a three-year trip abroad, visiting points of in terest in Europe, the ancient lands of the Nile, the domains of the Caesars and the country of Confu cius. few Waddell Don't let the children suffer. If they are fretful, peevish and cross, give them Hollister's Rocky Moun tain Tea. The best baby ,tonic known. Strength and health fol low its use. 35 cents. Roscoe W. Smith. * SCHOOL NOTES Wheeler Ladd has withdrawn from the school roll. Mamie Bayer has entered the eighth grade. Anna Gomes of the eleventh grade has quit school. The visitors last week were Miss Edith Harley, Miss Lillie Bennett, Miss Lulu Patterson and Miss Leora Lockman. $25,000 to invest with reliable sheep man. M. DAY, Box 1868, Spokane. 82-33 Meat Market Opened. ; „ „ w , n . . T. C. Epperson and Charles 0rBopened ' t [, e meat m>rket in t h e philips building, yesterday morning. Both men are well known in Mountain Home. ! FOR THE FAIR j Beautiful Lace Exhibits to be Sent Prom Mountain Home. Mrs. B. L. Harris of Silver City came in on Saturday's train and left Monday for Nampa, being the guest of Mr. and Mrs, J. A. Purtill while in Mountain Home. Mrs. Harris is collecting fancy work exhibits for the coming Port land Exposition, and it is safe to say that the specimens from Mountain Home will he a source of surprise to visitors. Mrs. Harris made collections from Mrs. J. A. Purtill, Mrs. A. Rosenheim and Mrs. S. G. Rhoades, as follows: Mrs. Rhoades—Handsome em broidered centerpiece in La France roses. Mrs. Rosenheim—May Pole Dance, embroidered; Tapestry table cover. Mrs. I urtil 1—Irish Point Lace Cape; Irish Point Lace 1830 drop yoke; Renaissance Teneriffe lace 1830 drop yoke; Battenberg shirt waist; Point Applique Cape; Irish Point Hat; Princess Lace Parasol; Point Lace Banquet Square; U S. Seal, in Point Lace. Happy Surprise. Mrs. Clara Tripp was the recip ient, Monday evening, of a happy little surprise party from the Junior Christian Endeavor and her Sunday school class, at the home of her aunt, Mrs. Z. N. Hun gerford. Mrs. Tripp expects to leave for her home in Michigan next Friday, and the girls and Hoys could not think of allowing their beloved leader to depart with out expressing to her their love and high regard. About three months ago Mrs. Tripp reorganized the Junior En deavor, which ceased to exist, as a distinctive organization, about two years ago. She leaves the society with a large membership and in a flourishing condition. Mrs. Tripp will he succeeded as Superintendent of the Juniors by Mrs. John Phillips, who, last night, consented to take up this impor tant work with the young people where Mrs. Tripp was compelled to drop it. Operation Affords Relief. John P. Bryant, now of Glenn's Ferry, but for many years a prom inent figure in the Lewis Creek district, came in on the noon train Friday to undergo an operation at the hands of Dr. Smith and Dr. Mather. For the past four months Mr. Bryant has been suffering from the effects of an acute attack of pleu An abcess had formed in nsy. his right side, from which, on Fri day afternoon, the surgeons re moved two quarts of matter, afford ing the patient great relief. The invalid was accompanied here by his brother, W. G. Bryant, who remained until Saturday. THE LADIES Are reminded that Mme. A. J. Wharton, in addition to carrying a line of staple ready-made goods, makes a specialty of afternoon and evening gowns. Mail or ers given specia a en _ 1 0 ^ To Inspect Atlanta Mines. capital News, April 25 . L. W. Speer, president of Speer's American Exchange, left yesterday afternoon for Atlanta to visit the Tahoma and General Petit mines.! He was accompanied by his brother, I. A. Speer, Martin Jacobs and ex-Governor Stunenberg. The party took the 4 o'clock train for were j *^ r8> H. Whitney. Mountain Home, where they to take the stage to visit the Basin mine on Shay creek. George B. llolleran and Mans Coffin will leave this afternoon to join the party at Rocky Bar, when they will proceed to Atlanta to gether. The latter party will take in an assaying outfit to the At lanta mines, which will lie in charge of S M. McClintock, lately from the Goldfield and Tonopah country. The party expects to return to Boise in about two weeks. C. E. Business Meeting. A business meeting of the Christ ian Endeavor was held Friday evening at the home of Mr. and The officers elected were: Rose Nelson, President. Tena Lyon,Vice President. Oren Underwood, Secretary. Beulah Coats, Treasurer. Mrs. F. E. Whitney, Chairman Lookout Committee. Brooks, Chairman Prayer Meeting Committee. Mrs. C. E. Mason, Chairman Music Committee. Bessie Baily, Chairman Flower Committee. Lulu Hill, Chairman Social Committee. Ice cream and cake and a short sociable session followed the com pletion of business. Mrs. M. Holding Her Own. Dr. Nieukirk spent the time be tween trains here Monday. He reported that Mrs. Nieukirk is holding her own, and is doing as well as could be expected under the circumstances. The old Tanner residence, which was recently removed from the corner lot on which J. H. Garrett and associates will soon have a business building, has been placed on ground just south of the F. W. Boyd home, and is now occupied by R. W. Bruce and family. The 86th I. O. O. F. anniversary —Wednesday, April 26—was the occasion of a sociable Bupper in the evening, all three branches of the order participating. About 80 plates were laid, only Odd Fellows and their families being present. J. H. Garrett has assumed the interest of his associate in the liv ery business—Wm. J. De Coursey —and the latter will devote his at tention to racing interests until the close of the season. He will then return here and push matters in connection with the thoroughbred stock farm to be established by Garrett & De Coursey. John B. Ward, aged 85, a well known pioneer miner of the West, died here on the morning of April 25. Funeral services were held in ]£p} BCO p a i ladies gave an ice cream B0C j a i j n the opera house Friday evening, at which a hand some sum was realized. - Uniforms for the Mountain Home High School Baseball Team have arrived. the Congregational church the fol lowing day. LIVE STOCK INSPECTOR Official Business Painfully Punctured by Rheumatism. F. W. Boyd, Deputy State Live Stock Inspector, who returned Fri day after spending eight days in the Little Camas country, is still suffering from rheumatism. Mr. Bo>d reports quarantining * hand of about 4500 sheep owned by A. W. Beck, which will necessi tate shearing at the present camp. The Inspector says that the scab law was violated bv hand-doctor ing the sheep aiul moving theca within eight miles of the lambing range. Two other bands—about 41100 head—belonging to Mr. Beck, are on land just below Dixie, where • they were quarantined by the In spector. THE CHURCHES CONGliKCrATlONAL Rev. O. 1C. Mason, Pastor. Worship and Sermon. Sunday Sehool. Junior Endeavor. Young People's Endeavor_ Song Service and Sermon. Prayer Meeting, Wednesday. A cordial invitation to all services. .11 a m ,..12 m .4 p m .. ..7:lfi*p m .8:00 p n» _8:00 p in. Wm. D. Moore, a medical mis sionary student from Washburn college, Topeka, Kansas, gave an earnest discourse Sunday evening. The special music in the fore noon was a well rendered duet by Mrs. Houseman and Mrs. Weaver, Miss Carrigan of Glenn's Ferry at the organ. in the evening a chorus of three young men and three young women, with Mrs. Fred Hall as organist, surprised their auditors with the excellency of their music. Mrs. Carl Johnson of Denver (daughter of Mr. and. Mrs. S. G. Rhoades) will sing oext Sunday. Next Wednesday evening at 8 will he the regular preparatory service to the Lord's supper, lowing this will be a brief business meeting for the acceptance of names for membership, etc. Fol The Lord's supper next Buoday forenoon. The Ladies' Aid next Thursday with Mrs. Carr at 2:30. BAPTIST Rev. C. H. "Waite, Paator. Preaching.. Sunday School. Prayer Meeting. Preaching. Baptist Junior Meeting, Monday Prayer Meeting, Wednesday. _n a m .12 m .7 p m ,.7:45p m .ipui ..7:30 p m Tho church partook of the Lord's supper Sunday evening. The W. C. T. U. will meet with today. Mrs. C. Epperson will act as president of the Baptist Junior Union while Miss Susan Chattin, the president, is out of town. Cleanse your system of all im purities this month. Now is the time to take Hollister's Rocky Mountain Tea. It will keep you well all summer. 35 cents, Tea o* .Tablets. Roscoe W. Smith- * The Ladies' Aid will meet at the church to quilt Thursday.