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Mountain Home, Idaho: Tuesday, January 9, 1906
MRS. MARY DOOM
Estimable Woman Succumbs After
Mrs. Mary Doom, after occupy
ing an invalid's couch for four
years, suffering intensely from In
ing the past few weeks, a severe at
tack of erysipelas—died about 8:30
o'clock Friday morning, January
5,1906. Had she lived until the
4th day of February she would
have been 71 years old. Mrs.
Doom had lived for many years in
this section of the West, and was
held in the highest esteem by all
who became acquainted with her.
She had not taken a step for many
months—nearly two years—prior
to her death, and the last time she
was able to be out to the front gate
was four years ago last October.
Tbe funeral wae held at the resi
dence on the West Side Saturday
afternoon at. 2:30 o'clock, Rev. C.
E. Mason officiating. There was a
large attendance, and many fra
grant blossoms, the order of East
ern Star, of which she wae a mem
ber, sending a set piece composed
of the most beautiful roses, in the
form of a star. Music was pro
vided by a quartet—Fred Moore,
L. C. Barrett, Mrs. Nile A. Carr
and Mrs. Millie E. Longfellow.
Her personal Bible was used, and
many of her
Mary Ann Ethell, daughter of
John and Sarah Ethell, was born
in Boone county, Missouri, Febru
ary, 4, 1835. Removed with her
parents to Davis county, Iowa,
about 1845. Married there in Feb
ruary, 1859, to M. L. Doom. Re
moved that Bpring to California.
About 1867 they removed to Idaho,
and lived about Pine and Rocky
Bar until the fall of 1873, when
they went East, Mr. Doom attend
ing medical college at Cincinnati
that winter, and Mrs. Doom re
maining with her relatives in Iowa.
Dr. Doom established himself in
practice in Moulton, Iowa, and
they made their home there until
the beginning of 1884, when her
husband deserted her. In the fall
of 1885 she came to Idaho and
made her home with her brother
Fielding, then living on Bennett
Creek: afterwards in Mountain
Home, until his death, in 1894,
caring for him in his last long
Shewas theyoungestof 13children.
One brother and one sister survive:
George W. Ethell, of Sonora, Cali
fornia, who lived here many years;
and Mrs. Susan Beaman, of Red
Willow county, Neb. The rela
tives in this vicinity are: Rev. H.
C. Ethell, now of Caldwell; MrB.
Clara Blackwell and Miss Libbie
Ethell (with the family of Mrs.
Blackwell,) of Glenn's Ferry; and
Mrs. Josie Macy of Boise, all
children of her brother, Sanford
Ethell, late of Davis county, Iowa.
An adopted daughter — Jessie
Boyer, now Mrs. Osier—is living
near Middleton, Idaho. Sickness
prevented her from attending the
Her parents were members of the
Regular Baptist church. Mrs.
Doom was converted in childhood,
early as eleven or earlier. About
Ihe age of thirteen ehe joined
° , _ - , ,
the Missionary Baptist church,
most of her brothers and sisters
After her removaUto Califor-1
nia she united with the M. E.
church, and continued in connec
tion with that church until March
5, 1899, when she united with the
Congregational church, Mountain
Home, 16 others being received at
the same time.
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J. H. Garrett went to Salt Lake
A. Anderson was a visitor from
Mrs. J. H. Garrett is reported to
be on the sick list.
J. B. Whitson was in Wednes
day from Bruneau.
R. P. Chattin was a visitor at
the State capital Thursday.
A. M. Hall and two sons were in
Wednesday from Bennett Creek.
Miss Grace McLaughlin is visit
ing her brother, Dan'l McLaughlin.
A. Field and Fred Burrell went
to Boise on business Wednesday
R. F. Cooke of Mountainthome
is a guest of the Idanha.—States
man, Jan. 6.
J. B. Conner of Little Valley
spent a few days in the county
seat last week.
E. M. Wolfe was one of the pall
bearers at the funeral of Ex-Gov
ernor Frank Steunenberg.
Mr. and Mr6. Walter Fountain
spent several days last week with
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Stanfield.
Rev. H. C. Ethell came down
from Caldwell Friday evening on
account of the death of his aunt,
Mrs. Mary Doom.
P. P. McGinniss of Denver is in
the city, having arrived yesterday
to attend the funeral of his brother,
Dan McGinniss.—-Statesman, Jan.
Miss Blanche Rowe came up
from Grand View last week and
will remain here, having accepted
a position at central, R. M. B. T.
Mr. and Mrs. O. N. Rushfelt and
nephew Lee Daniels, left Thursday
night for Los Angeles, Cal., where
Lee will continue the study of
Mrs. A. L. Foster and daughter
Margaret came in several days ago
from Souris, N. D. Their many
Mountain Home friends were glad
to see them again.
E. M. Wolfe received word last
week to the effect that Chris Balt
zer, at one time a Bruneau mer
chant, died in a private asylum
near Denver, Colorado.
E. M. Wolfe of Mountainhome,
who came to Boise to attend the
funeral of his old friend, Dan
McGinniss, departed yesterday for
his home.—Statesman, Jan. 6.
J. B. Stanfield, after spending
the holidays at home, returns
tomorrow to the stock camp at
Cold Spring. He says that every
thing is on full feed and doing
Miss Emma Ross, who was
8lri f 1 ■" " nd '"' B .
confined to her bed at the home of
jyj rBi ^j ar y i) oom( after beginning
to convalesce, grew worse a few
days ago. Yesterday, however,
V- DAN M'GINNESS
Dies In California—Estate Reaches a
Dan'l McGinness, who, with
Mrs. McGinness, recently went to
the coast for the benefit of his
health, died at Los Angeles, Cal.,
on Dec. 20, 1905.
Mrs. McGinness had the remains
removed to Boise, Idaho, for inter
ment, which occurred on Friday.
Mr. McGinness left a will, which
has not yet been made public, A
number of statements regarding
his wealth have been published in
a number of different newspapers,
but the figures and data given are
It is a safe estimate, however,
to place the total value of the es
tate at more than a quarter of a
Mrs. McGinness had arranged to
be in Mountain Home last night,
expecting to arrive on No. 6.
Public Tribute to Be Paid to Late
At a meeting of citizens, called
by Mayor W. J. Turner last Sat
urday night, it was decided to hold
Memorial Services to commemor
ate and publicly pay tribute to the
memory of the late Ex-Gjvernor
It was decided that his old
friend, E. M. Wolfe, deliver the
memorial oration. The band was
requested to assist and consented
to do bo. The balance of tbe ar
rangements to be placed in the
hands of the following committees:
Resolutions—W. J. Turner, Rev
Charles Mason, W. C. Howie, W.
A. Reynolds and John H. Garrett.
Arrangements and Program—
R. W. Smith, W. D. Reynolds, E.
C. Helfrich, R. P. Chattin and J.
Music—F. A. Wilcox, Mrs. S. G.
Rhoades and Mrs. L. J. Weaver.
Should any of these several com
mittees not be notified otherwise,
they are to accept this as a notifi
Services to be held at the opera
house Saturday evening, January
13, 1906, at 8:30.
W. J. Turner, Chairman.
J. A. Siffert, Secretary.
her condition was much more fa
E. C. Helfrich of Mountainhome
is a visitor in the capital.—States
man, Jan. 6.
Willis Curtis of Ontario, Ore,
was mingling with his Mountain
Home friends last week.
Mr. and Mrs. E. Hubbard and
two children are here from North
Dakota, the guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Seth Heath, who had been im
proving recently, has suffered a re
lapse and yesterday was said to be
in a very critical condition.
Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Blackwell
returned to Glenn's Ferry Satur
day evening, after attending the
funeral of Mrs. Mary Doom.
Miss Jessia Hoffman,
spending the holidays with her
parents at Mayfield, returned to
school at Cold Springs last week.
Dan W. Greenburg, the Lewiston
newspaper man, left yesterday for
Mountainhome to join his wife,
who is visiting her parents in
that town.—Statesman, Jan. 6.
Miss Lottie Clark, with little
Josie, left Wednesday for Oakland,
California, to be with her mother,
who went there a few weeks ago.
The condition of Mrs. Clark's
health is a source of considerable
anxiety to her relatives.
Miss Belle Lockman, who went
to Boise to spend the holidays, de
cided to remain and take a Busi
ness College course of stenography
in order to accept a position which
is ready for her as soon as she be
comes competent to fill it.
You will not find beauty in
rouge pot or complexion white
wash. True beauty comes to them
only that take Hollister's Rocky
Mountain Tea. It is a wonderful
tonic and beautifier. 35 cents, Tea
or Tablets.—Roscoe W. Smith. *
LITTLE AND BIG
It is still "cash and coupons" at
the Idaho Commercial. And, bet
ter still, at the clean-up sale now
on, very little cash gets very big
PAIR NOSEGLASSES found.
Now at this office. *
At the last meeting of the Eagles,
on the night of January 3, the
election of officers resulted as fol
President, Reese Harmon.
Vice President, Worth Lee.
Past Worthy President, Judge
Secretary, Charles Orff.
Treasurer, James Tye.
Physician, Dr. J. W. Nieukirk.
Trustees, J. K. Winter, Mr. Hy
land, and Eugene Walker.
Chaplain, W. Goring.
Outside Guard, C. Epperson.
Inside Guard, Mr. Berg.
Open face, Waltham movement,
lost somewhere on the road be
tween Mountan Home and Marion
Daniel's place on Canyon Creek,
Tuesday forenoon, January 2,1906.
Finder please leave word at Re
Social dances being in order at
this season of the year — for
mally, informally or otherwise—Z.
N. Hungerford, one evening early
last week, secured the services of
the Cox orchestra and invited
those who were minded that way
to pay tribute at the shrine of
Terpsichore, which happened to
be located, on that particular eve
ning, at the opera house. It was
voted a great success, there being
many devotees and much enjoy
It invigorates, strengthens and
builds up. It keeps you in condi
tion physically, mentally and mor
ally. That's what Hollister's
Rocky Mountain Tea will do. 35
centB, Tea or Tablets.—Roscoe W.
I will pay the following war
rants of Elmore county, Idaho:
Current Expense 1905, No. 28 to
Road Fund, 1905, No. 23 to 28,
School District No. 10, No. 10 to
R. W. Smith,
Treasurer Elmore Co., Idaho.
Office of Treasurer at Citizens State
Bank, Ltd., Mountain Home,
tOWfl. Title perfect.
For sale, cheap, some
choice business and resi
dence lots. None better in
All Indications Point Toward Guilt
of Harry Orchard.
The remains of former Governor
Frank Steunenberg (whose tragio
death occurred Saturday evening,
December 30, 1905, by the ex
plosion of an infernal machine)
were laid to rest on Tuesday, Jan
uary 2, 1906.
The police, from the flash of the
explosion up to the present mo
ment, have not relaxed their efforts
to unearth and bring to light the
details of this despicable anarch
The officers are confident that no
mistake has been made in the ar
rest of Harry Orchard, alias Thos.
Hogan. The coils of circumstan
tial evidence are slowly but surely
tightening around him, and it is
hard to see how he can offset the
terrible mass of accusing indica
MOUNTAIN HOME SCHOOL
PROF. I. B. WARNER,
Week Ending Friday, January 5, ltf06.
Celia Heard and Isabella Lyon
entered the Grammar room.
Gertie and Ethel Brown and
Nellie Eaton are new pupils in
Miss Ketner's room. Homer
Heard, who was kicked by a horse,
is absent on account of injuries.
Dora Eaton is a new pupil in
MisH Mellon's room.
joe Avellar and Ida Gould have
withdrawn from the Third grade.
Gertie Brown is absent on ac
count of sickness.
Merl Tanner, Purdie Eaton, and
Hugh Hanna are new pupils in
Miss Tanner's room,
Edward Mason visited the High
School Tuesday morning, and the
Fourth grade in the afternoon.
Mrs. Chattin was a visitor Fri
The program, which was to have
been given by the "Forum" Fri
1 ilny before Christmas, was given
Jan. 5, each one doing well.
The laboratory work commenced
in the High School this week.
Ed Pool has been doing the jan
itor work this week on account of
the sickness of Mr. Fitzwater.
Esther Longfellow, who has been
quite sick for the past week—at
one time being threatened with
pneumonia—was able to attend
school again Monday morning.
CARD OF THANKS
We desire to make this acknowl
edgment, on our own behalf and
that of our departed aunt, Mrs.
Mary A. Doom, of our deep sense
of obligation for all the kindness
and assistance of friends and neigh
bors on the occasion of her death
H. C. Ethell.
S. B. and Clara
Mountain Home, Idaho,
January 8, 3906.
The home of Mr. and Mrs. W. E.
Wilson was gladdened by the ap
pearance of a baby daughter on
Sunday, January 7, 1906.
The County Commissioners met
yesterday in regular quarterly ses
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