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Mountain Home, Idaho: Tuesday, May 2, 1905
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
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.
Dr. Houseman spent Sunday
C. W. Burns and Charles How
' eth have returned from Goldfield,
J. W. Caldwell visited the Cat
Creek section Saturday.
Mrs. Lizzie Boyd of Glenn's
Ferry visited Mrs M. J. Carrigan
County Surveyor Rhoades had
business at Little Camas last week.
Dr. G. E. Noble, State Veterina
rian, was in Mountain Home Wed
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
Miss Susan Chattin left yester
day for the southeastern section of
Idaho, in the interest of McMinn
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
^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.
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cash prices paid for al
kinds HldCS, Eurs and
Pelts. Apply office
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Wheeler Ladd has withdrawn
from the school roll.
Mamie Bayer has entered the
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
$25,000 to invest with reliable sheep
man. M. DAY, Box 1868, Spokane. 82-33
Meat Market Opened.
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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
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
Mrs. Rosenheim—May Pole
Dance, embroidered; Tapestry table
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.
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
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
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.
For the past four months Mr.
Bryant has been suffering from the
effects of an acute attack of pleu
An abcess had formed in
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.
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
He was accompanied by his
brother, I. A. Speer, Martin Jacobs
and ex-Governor Stunenberg. The
party took the 4 o'clock train for
*^ 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
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
Rose Nelson, President.
Tena Lyon,Vice President.
Oren Underwood, Secretary.
Beulah Coats, Treasurer.
Mrs. F. E. Whitney, Chairman
Prayer Meeting Committee.
Mrs. C. E. Mason, Chairman
Bessie Baily, Chairman Flower
Lulu Hill, Chairman Social
Ice cream and cake and a short
sociable session followed the com
pletion of business.
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 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
the Congregational church the fol
LIVE STOCK INSPECTOR
Official Business Painfully Punctured
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
Two other bands—about 41100
head—belonging to Mr. Beck, are
on land just below Dixie, where •
they were quarantined by the In
Rev. O. 1C. Mason, Pastor.
Worship and Sermon.
Young People's Endeavor_
Song Service and Sermon.
Prayer Meeting, Wednesday.
A cordial invitation to all services.
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_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.
The Lord's supper next Buoday
The Ladies' Aid next Thursday
with Mrs. Carr at 2:30.
Rev. C. H. "Waite, Paator.
Baptist Junior Meeting, Monday
Prayer Meeting, Wednesday.
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Tho church partook of the Lord's
supper Sunday evening.
The W. C. T. U. will meet with
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.
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