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The Grangeville Globe
VOL. I, NO. 13 GRANGEVILLE, IDAHO COUNTY, IDAHO, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 1908 «1.00 THE YEAR COURT OPENS TOMORROW List of Trial Juron for February Term it Drawn—Judge Steele and Stenographer Hodge Arrive Tonight LARGE NUMBER OF CASES COME UP FOR TRIAL Everything in Readiness and Session Will Probably Not Be Finished for Several Weeks. Judge Edgar C. Steele and Court Stenographer G. D. Hodge are ex pected to arrive in the city tonight. The February term of the district court convenes tomorrow and quite a list of cases will come up for trial during the session. The following Citizens were selected as trial jurors yesterday morning and ordered to ap pear before the court Monday, March 9th: r At the Court House Clerk and Recorder. The accumulation of news in the clerk and recorder's office since the last issue of The Globe is as follows : Marriage license issued to Garey A. Karnes and Miss Katy A. Uhling. Suits filed during the week Elgin City Banking Co., H. C. Quigley, et al. Suit issory note. Filed Feb. 20th. A1 Coblentz, doing bpsiness Coblentz and Levy, vs. Frank E. Harris. Suit on acount. Filed Feb 20th. are: a corp., vs on prom as Oliver Moberg vs. Crackerjack M & M. Co., Ltd., a corp., Suit on accout. Filed Feb. 24th. Minnie Dunlap vs. the Supreme Lodge Ancient Order of United Workmen, a corp. Suit on insurance contract. Filed Feb. 24th. Probate Court New*. Probate Judge Fulton reports the following items of interest; Petition of Anna M. Miechelman, asking for letters of administration of the estate of Lewis Miechelman, deceased, has been filed. Set for hearing March 2nd. Action commenced by Leslie Terwillegar against Phil Meinen for recovery of personal property. Sarah Hurley has 1jeen appointed guardian of Thomas, Nellie, Mattie, Cora and Charley Hurley, minors. Suit commenced by Jeffrey Mfg. Co., against the Elk Trail Co., count. Set for hearing March 10th. Suit commenced by the Concord Mercantile Co., against the Cracker jack M. & M. Co., suit on promis sory note. Set for hearing March 20. Suit commenced by Hildebrandt. Posner & Co., against T. J. Thom Jinson. Suit on account. Set for hear ing March 2nd. Suit commenced by Hildebrandt, Posner & Co., against John Funke, uit on account. Set for hearing March 3rd. on ac The Sheriff. Office. Deputy Sheriff John By rom went own to Harpster yesterday on official business. Sheriff Brown and deputies Pretty busy at present serving on the ' are summons jurymen chosen for the Feb niary term of court. Superintendent's Office. County Superintendent of Public Instruction Charles W. Greenough returned the last of the week from a rip to the schools near Westlake and euterv'iile. He found all the insti on he visited in a very flourishing condition. NEWS ABOUT THE MINES. City Properties Gleaned From the Mining John Massam, of Elk City, acting I Note* of Elk Chas. A. Alexander, Charles W. Conklin, George Decker, Henry C. Dunn, T. B. Eastman, John W. bain, Robert Fariss, Alfred Hunt, George Kerr, Ellsworth D. Lamb, Orrin Lamb, John Maugg, James T. Moss, Anton S. Nuxoll, John A. Okerburg, Henry A. Samsel, H. E. Sweet, J. C. Simms, H. P. Two good, Robert White, A. S. Walker, W. O. Wright. for P. J. Jennings, of Portland, Ore gon, last Saturday bought from Fred Liskey the Mountian Con group of mining claims, paying for the proper ty a sum which Mr. Massam states is up into thé thousands. Mr. Massam says it is Mr. Jennings' intention to carry on development work on a large scale, employing from ten to fiftteen men, and that work will be started about April 1st. The Moun tain Con property comprises four claims, is on Moose creek, about eight miles south of Elk City, and has a ledge that runs from 12 to 36 feet in width. Mr. Jennings inspect ed the property last fall. The ore is sulphide in character. Sixteen assays were made, and the values run from «2. 80 up to «84. », D 1 * * • . ,. Mr. Puelz made h.s recent d.scovery^ The lead has been exposed far enough Butterfly û Bonded. Word reached Mining News the first of the week from Robert Puelz, in Spokane, that he has bonded his Butterfly mining property, in Oro grande district, for «10,000, to Spo kane parties, and that development work will be started within a few days, with Mr Puelz as manager. Mr. Puelz retains a one-fourth interest in the property. He is now outside buying machinery and supplies and is expected to return the latter part of this week. The Butterfly is the property on which the sensational strike in ore was made a few weeks ago. The property is but a short distance from the Orogrande-Concord wagon road. It was at one time under bond to the Eagle Mountain Mining company, who run a long tunnel, and cut the rich ore where to prove that it is more than a "kid ney." A number of mining men! claim the shoot of ore in the Butterfly is the richest yet discovered in a dis trict of central Idaho. Cut* Ledge In Gold Bug. Wm. Boyce reports he has cut the ledge in his Gold Bug property ,n Box Sing gulch, and finds uis U feet wide at 50 feet depth. The ore is similar to that ,n the Buster, and shows free gold ,n places Mr ! Boyce has a 25 foot shaft and a tunnel 85 feet on the Gold Bug. I here are 1 several exposure of the ledge on the surface. The Gold Bug comprises three claims. FORM ASSOCIATION. Fruit Grower* of Clearwater Valley j The Clearwater Fruit Growers' ; association was organized at Stites j last week. The association was formed with the express purpose of furthering and more safely protecting the inter of the fruit growers along the i Meetings will be j Organized Last Week. ests Clearwater river, held as often as necessary and matters j of interest to fruitgrowers will be j taken up and acted upon whenever proper and of mutual benefit to the community. The officers of the association are Jas. Surridge, of Harpster, president; T. E. Ratcliff, of Woodland, vice president; Theo. P. Tollefson, of Stites, secretary and E. R. Pribilsky, of Kooskia, treasurer. 4 In the Social Realm The Washington's birthday danc ing party, given at the I. O. O. F. hall last Friday evening was a very enjoyable affair. Just the right sized crowed attended and they danced until a late hour to the strains of just the right class of music. Riggs' orches tra continues to increase in general efficiency and the dances given under the auspices of this talented organiz ation are always exceedingly pleasant affairs. Mrs. J. I. Overman entertained a number of lady friends at the Over man home in the southwest part of the city last Saturday afternoon. Quite a number of ladies were present and all enjoyed the affair to the utmost, declaring Mrs. Overman a most capable and pleasing hostess. A jolly time was enjoyed by twenty two of the friends of Miss Vivian McDonald at the McDonald home last Friday evening. Games were played and delicious refreshments served. A pleasant party occurred at the L. C. Chadwick home last night. About thirty guests were present and the evening was delightfully spent with games, music and partaking of refreshments. The Swastika club meets Friday night with Miss Maude Coram. Pedagogical Pebbles This is our twenty-third school week. Our coughs and colds seem to be better and scarcer. We notice some new drawing and folding in the first grade room. (The work of the little people there. ) Some good blackboard drawings add to the pleasure of the pupils of the second grade. The third graders are doing hard work in the endeavor to make grade. 1 he prograrfi of the week was given by members of the fourth grade Friday afternoon and was patri otic in nature. Over twenty visitors, mostly parents, were present and from them we heard many words of praise for both teachers and pupils. The fifth graders are doing some special work in making maps of the eastern states. Pupils in the sixth, seventh and eight grades are grinding quite faith fu „ at the subject Mon ^ n espcci _ a „ y to them and with nothin B p ^ c _ ularly new in sight. some ,, , ... , [" u , y , e ought to have a hundred loads of sand scattered around to take the place of the mnd in our yards. judging by Monday this will be a It if reported that thc autho rities in New York C ; aftcr considerablc agitation and investi tion havc stored the « « ro d" tQ & epublic Twenty-nine of the thirty . six largest citjes of the United States J ow corporal punishment in their schools . re HAS AN OLD BIBLE. Visitor in City Possesses Bible More Than Three Hundred Years Old. C. D. Murphy, of Spokane, who has been visiting at the C. B. Knorr home a few miles west of the city for the past several weeks, has a Bible that * s over three hundred years old. The ancient volume owned by Mr. Murphy was printed in 1599. The title P a E e * s elaborate and as a work aI * appears remarkable for work done >n the first century of the art of The page bears this inscrip printing, t,on • • , , , ...... , ,,, is devoted to the diligent reader by the printer, explaining many of the cross references in the sacred volume, and closing with the blessing of the < » Imprinted at London by the Deputies of Christopher Barker, Printer to the Queen's Most Excel lent Majestie. An interesting page of the old book y > FARMERS HOLD MEETING Patrons of Telephone Lines Extending Over Prairie Meet to Consider Important Move. DECIDE UPON P. T. & T. CO. OFFICE AS CENTRAL Large Crowd of Ranchers Attended Meeting at Sunny side School House Yesterday Afternoon. For some weeks past the patrons of the telephone lines running out the farming country, adjacent Grangeville have been considering the proposition of joining all the farmer lines together and connecting with one of the local telephone offices. At present, with two companies oper ating over the prairie, a patron of one line is unable to talk with the over to owner of a phone on the other line and this fact brought about the suggestion thaj the farmers call a meeting for the purpose of deciding the matter. The Nets Perce Co-operative Company, it is said, offered to refrain from collect ing the usual switching charges for the period of one year if the farmer lines would connect with their central office here. Accordingly, a meeting printer to those who study his copy of the Scriptures. The old Bible contains a map or chart of the holy land and several curious wood cuts illustrating scriptur al subjects. One represents Moses receiving the commandments and another purports to show Solomon's temple. A second section of Mr. Murphy's treasured volume is a book of common prayer, according to the rites and ceremonies of the Church of England. This part of the book was published, appears from the title page, in 1636, which reads: "Printed by Robert Barker, printer to the king's most excellent majestie, and the assigns of John Bill. Psalms is a part of the work, with musical notes of a curious character. The written records of births, deaths and baptisms of the Marthow family from 1660 to 1699 are con tained in the old Bible, of Mr. Murphy married into the Marthow family and through this ancestor the book descended to its owner. The Marthows are reported as having lived on Featherstone street, in London, for more than a century. as > > A book of An ancestor Atlas Mill Cave* In. John Stantial writes from the Hump that there has been an immense fall there the past two or three weeks. The mill at the Atlas mine caved in recently, the accumulation of s now snow being greater than the structure could bear. The ore body at the Del Rio mine has decreased a few inches in size but has become cleaner and of greater value with development. All the mining properties are looking good and a prosperous summer is looked for at the Hump. Grangeville Market*. The market prices on livestock and farm products are given as follows by local business concerns: Wheat, 55c per bushel; «1. 00 per cwt. ; barley 80c Beef cattle, on foot, steers 4He per lb. ; hogs 4 Vite per lb. ; sheep 4c per lb. Spring chickens «3.50 per dozen; old hens, «3.50 per dozen; turkeys 12c per lb. Ranch butter, 25c lb. ; eggs 20c per dozen. oats per cwt. cows 3c, Bargains In Wall Paper. In order to make room for my new Stock, I am selling the old at a big reduction in price. A. W. Robinson, Meadow Street, near Vollmer & Scott's. 6tf . " :—r-— , , 5 5 S |,°^ ^ Presbyterian church will hold a cooked food sale Saturday morning, February 29th, be ginning at 9 o'clock, at the office of Geo M. Reed. of representatives of practically all the farmer telephone lines of the was held at the Sunnyside school house about six miles north of town yesterday afternoon. R. C. Day was chosen chairman of the meeting and Geo. Hanson, secretary. Rep resentatives of both local 'phone offices Were expected to be present but John McGee, manager of the Nez Perce lines, was unable to attend. After a brief discussion by those in attendance and a short, explanatory talk by a representative of the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph company it was decided by a vote of the farm ers present that the rural lines connected with the Pacific office. Quite a large crowd attended the meeting. prairie remain Among the Churches Catholic. Next Sunday, the 1st of March, Sunday school at 10 o'clock; mass at 10:30 o'clock. Wednesday, March 4th—Ash Wednesday—Blessing of the Ashes and mass at 8 o' clock Bap tût. The services next Sunday at the Baptist church will be as follows: 10 a. m., Sunday school. D. C. Van Buren, Superintendent; 6:30 p m., B. Y. P. U., Miss Alva Overman, president. Each Wednesday evening at 7:30 o'clock, prayer meeting and mid-week Bible study services are held. a m. ChrUtian. The annual missionary sermon and offering this Lord's Day at 11 a. m. A number of those converted in the gospel meetings recently held by Rev. C. T. McDonald at Cottonwood, will be baptized at the close of the morning service. At the evening service Mr. Hub bel will preach upon the subject "Preaching the New Testament Gospel." A cordial invitation is extended to all. Presbyterian. Sabbath services as follows: Morn ing service at 11 o'clock and evening worship at 7:30 o'clock p. m. Sermons at both services by the pastor. Sabbath school at 10 o'clock a. children's hour at 3 o'clock p. m. and the Christian Endeavor Society at 6:30 o'clock p. m. Special music morning and evening under the direc tion of Mrs. Reese Hattabaugh, choir leader. L. Myron Boozer, pastor. The Presbyterian men and their gentlemen friends are to have a gathering of the Brotherhood at the Presbyterian church, Tuesday evening March 3rd, at half past seven o'clock. Pleasure, goodfellowship and matters of importance to church and com munity will make up the program. Every man of Presbyterian anteced ents, preference, blood or interest will be welcome in this Brotherhood circle. Better come. m., », T , , ~ Mrs. Thoela Tewiliegar, aged 98 yesterday afternoon at the 1 cw,, ] e | ar home the northwest P art of the city. Lagnppe and pneu monia was the cause of the aged lady's demise. The remains' were brought to the Bailor & Robinson undertaking parlors and will be shipped to Spirit Lake Iowa for burial. Long life Closed.