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v VOL. I, NO. 14 GRANGEVILLE, IDAHO COUNTY, IDAHO, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, 1908 SI.00 THE YEAR five answer last call Mrs. A. McDonald, F. M. Doty, Victor E. Westenheiser, Mil lard Turner and Esther Earp Pass to Great Beyond. GRIM REAPER SADDENS IDAHO COUNTY HOMES Mortality List for the Past Week Includes Two Adults and Three Young Children. Mr*. A. McDonald. Mrs. A. McDonald died yesterday afternoon at 3:45 o'clock at the McDonald home in the northwest part of the city. She was ill several days prior to her death but it was an early realization on the part of loving relatives and friends that Death alone could relieve her sufferings. The date of the funeral has not yet been decided upon. Rose Delima Smith McDonald was born June 13, 1866, at Leroy, Min nesota. With her parents she moved from there to Yankton, S. D. She was united in marriage to A. Mc Donald on Nov. 8, 1893, after which they resided at Alcester, S. D., until coming here in 1903. Besides the husband and father the sorrowing following small children mourn the loss of a mother's love and care: Mary, Loretto, Frances, James and Bernard. F. M. Doty. F. M. Doty, a well known and respected citizen of the prairie, died at his home a few miles north of town last Saturday of paralysis. Mr. Doty had been ill but two days when the death-dealing stroke came and ended his earthly career. He was 67 years of age at the time of his demise. Mr. Doty and his family came here from Centerville, South Dakota, 6 years ago and have made Camas Prairie their home since then. The family consists of a wife and seven children, who have the sympathy of At the Court House Clerk and Recorder. From the records at the county clerk's office we obtained the following items of interest, all being recorded since our last issue : Henry P. Haunsey and Mrs. Cora Mcllroy. Granted marriage license Feb. 26th. Perry N. Lyda and Miss Eva Oliver. Granted marriage license Feb. 29th. L C. Ternan vs. P. E. and J. P. Hayden, suit on contract. Filed Fed. 29th. « State of Idaho vs. Geo. W. Goode. Appeal from fine. Justice court, Cottonwood precinct. Filed Feb. 26th. J. Schwalbach vs. H. C. McLean. Suit on promissory note. Filed Feb. 27th. Stites Trading Co., vs. F. I. Twil Appeal from judgment in Justice court, Stites precinct. Filed Feb. 27th. Gèo. D. McClain vs. Jame A. Dalziel et al. Suit to quiet title. Filed Mar. 3rd. egar. Probate Court News. ^ Mrs. H. L. Geiger filed Notice of Contest of the will of M. L. Maw horter. Fixed for hearing Mar. 6th. Anna L. Wiechelman appointed administratrix of the estate of Lewis Wiechelman, deceased. A. J. Brackett filed petition to be appointed guardian of Elmo Joseph I urmes and Alloysious Victor Turmes, Mar. 5th. minors. Set for hearing E. J. Deardorff has applied for Thp f„ np „i , ,, , . ; was held yesterday, interment being made at the Prairie View cemetery. Rev. Hubbell, of the Christian church, preached the funeral sermon. the entire community. gn Doty was an industrious, hard work , , , . , . , , mg armer and had a large circle of friends who will greatly feel the loss caused by his death. Victor E. Westenheuer. Victor Edison Westenheiser, the 11 year old son of C. R. Westenheiser, who lives a few miles north of town, j died Sunday of spinal meningitis. The youngster was born in Yoncalla, Oregon. He was ill several days before his death. The funeral was held yesterday and interment made at Fairview cemetery. : Millard Turner, the 6 year old son of Willis Turner, living out near Winona, died yesterday of peritonitis. T i ... . , , •„ r , . I he little boy has been ill for about 6 weeks and has suffered greatly. The funeral will be held tomorrow after Millard Turner. noon at 2 o'clock at the Hopewell school house near Winona. j Esther Earp. j Little Esther May Earp, 13 months old, daughter of Joe Earp, living ! near Mt. Idaho, died last Saturday of spinal meningitis. The little child was the youngest of the family of ten , . . , . . . , letters of administration in the estate of Wm. C. Hood, deceased. Judgment entered against T. J. Thomlison in favor of Hildebrant, Posner & Co., for $242.62. Judgment entered against Cracker jack M. Si M. Co., in favor of Vollmer & Scott for $406.05. children and was the delight and joy of the household. The funeral ser vices were held at Mt. Idaho Sunday, Rev. W. N. Knox delivering an appropriate sermon. A full half column, which lack of space forbids, could be devoted to the grand Leap Year ball given by the ladies of the city last night but the whole affair can be summed up as follows : The best, most enjoyable, largely attended, affair of the kind in the history of Grangeville; a fine dancing floor, and, without doubt, the grandest program of music ever given by the superb Riggs orchestra and the sum of $75 turned over the fire department by the ladies who arranged and conducted the ball. Best Dance of the Season. The Grangeville Cigar company is the newest addition to the city's busi W. F. Sage will look New Cigar Factory. ness concerns. after the company's affairs for the present in the room just east of the Pulse drug store. Two clear Havana cigars, the La Costerina and El Camas, are to be manufactured and will soon be placed on the market, Mr. Sage is an experienced cigar maker and local smokers may look for some good goods from the new factory. Expressions of Appreciation. We wish to thank all who assisted in making the Leap Year ball of last evening such a success, sicians, especially, we are exceedingly grateful. The hearty co-operation of all was noticed and appreciated. General Committee. To the mu In the Social Realm The Swastika club was royally entertained last Friday evening at the home of Miss Maude Coram. As is usual, the members of the club enter ed into the spirit of the evening with much zeal and one of the most pleas ant sessions in the history of the club was enjoyed. The following were Misses Parsons, Coram, Wilkinson, Harrah, Kube and Over man and Messrs. Jones, Wright, Vanpool, Arnold and Parsons. The next meeting of the club will occur on *^ e evening of March 13th, when Miss Willa Wilkinson will be the hostess present: The poverty sociable at the resi dence of F. S. Munro last Friday e . ve, , ling w " a 8u " e8S in e , vcery p j* r : ticular. About 65 people attended an( j ever y OIie enjoyed the evening immensely, Among the Churches Catholic. Next Sunday, the 8th of March, Sunday school at 10 o'clock; mass at ° c ^ oc ^' Baptist. The services next Sunday at the Baptist church will be as follows : a. m., Sunday school. D. C. Van Buren, Superintendent; 6:30 p m., B. Y. P. U., Miss Alva Overman, , Lach Wednesday evening at 7:30 o clock, prayer meeting and , n -, , j : „ „„„ mid-week Bible study services are held. 10 Christian. Rev. H. H. Hubbell will to Cottonwood the last of thé week to preach there in the* morning and T. McDonald over evening. Rev. C. will occupy the pulpit in the local Regular Sabbath services church, w '^ ^e held, Sabbath services as follows: Morning worship at 11 a. m., with sermon by the pastor and evening service at 7:30 p. m. Sabbath school m. ; Children's hour at 3 m. and the Christian Endeavor service at 6:30 p. m. Special music morning and evening under the direction of Mrs. Hatta b h and Mrs Sheaffer . A cordial Presbyterian. a t 10 a. p. welcome to all. Methodist. The subjects for the services at the Methodist church next Sabbath are as follows: " Morning, "Ditching;" evening, "Laying Foundations." Evangelist J. L. Glascock, of Ohio, and Prof. Ginn and wife, singing evangelists from Iowa, will begin a series of meetings at this church about the middle of March, mt. MARSHALL A GOOD MINE, J. Edie Stewart, Manager of Property, Tell» of It» Development j £ d j e Stewart came out from the Marshall Lake country last week and bas been spending several days in the j c j t y on business. Mr. Stewart is ; president and manager of the Mt. ]yj arsba ji Mining company and gives out some interesting news of the i property, as follows : Last year we expended the sum Q f $20,000 on our property, the Mount Marshall, and this year will i witness the expenditure of over $30, i i 000. We have a Merrill's six stamp mill, with 125 lbs. to the stamp, at the property and plan many improve ments in the near future. We are contemplating ordering an electric water wheel, a generator, a hoist and an aerial wire tramway all of which m ay be installed in working order at the mine this summer. This machinery will all be taken in via the Grangeville I have traveled on both the route. southern route and the road coming to Grangeville and I find the latter far in advance of the route from the "Our mine has a reputation among those who have visited it, as one of the best producers in the country. It is a very promising property and one south HARPSTER HOTEL BURNED Hotel and Saloon Buildings at Clearwater River Town, De stroyed by Fire Monday Morning. DEFECTIVE FLUE IS CAUSE OF CONFLAGRATION Owners of Property Unable to Save Structures—$2,000 Loss, Partly Covered by Insurance. Eire broke out in the building oc cupied by the saloon in Harpster at about 6 o'clock Monday morning, and a disastrous conflagration resulted. The fire was discovered after the flames had gained considerable head way and all efforts to save the build ing and adjoining property were practically hopeless. The saloon and contents were entirely destroyed. The place was conducted by T. J. Thomlinson. The Renner Hotel, which was lo cated just east of the saloon, was also from which great results may be ex pected at no distant date. The ore, taken from a three foot lead, goes from $25 to $40 per ton. 'other properties of the Marshall Lake district, in their different stages of de velopment, are coming along fine and our locality may be expected to make a name for itself in mining circles before many months have passed. ' ' All the ENTHUSIASTIC MEETING. Republican Central Committee Held Session, Saturday. A meeting of the republican central committee and other prominent mem bers of the party was held last Satur day afternoon at the office of R. R. Hotchkiss, secretary and treasurer of the committee. About thirty party members were in attendance and all enthusiastically participated in the affairs of the meeting. A letter from C. H. Nugent, chairman of the committee and who is now at Lewis ton, appointing J. E. Jaques as vice chairman of the committee, was read and the appointment confirmed by a vote of those present. April 18th was chosen as the date of the next meeting, when the election of dele gates to the Wallace convention will take place. After some discussion upon county and state matters the meeting adjourned. a is Will Open Theatre. A moving picture theatre will open in the Grabski block, in the room formerly occupied by H. E. Matte son's grocery store about next Friday, March 6th. The latest moving pic tures will be shown and the popular ballads of the day illustrated and sung. A change of program will take place three times each week and the per formance will run continuously from 7:15 o' clock till 9:15 o' clock ^each evening. A reasonable admission fee will be charged. A permanent theatre is something new for Grange ville and öught to be largely patroniz ed from the start. Messrs. W. A. Slack and C. H. Swaney are estab lishing the theatre. Murphy Buys s Good Farm. C. D. Murphy last Thursday bought the J. R. Baker ranch, lying 2 l/ 2 miles southwest of town. Mrs. Baker will probably move to town to reside. Mr. Murphy has been visiting on the prairie for several weeks past and has been looking around ever since his arrival with a view of purchasing a good farm. His home is in Spokane and he will rent the ranch for awhile, expecting to sell the place at an ad vance in price in the near future. Mr. Murphy left Friday for his home. He will return here as soon as his interests demand it. at at 7500 rolls of the latest designs in wall paper just being received. All of new and up-to-date patterns. A. W. It Robinson, Meadow Street, near Vollmer and Scott's. btf deStroyed. and bedding <vas saved but the build ing itself and a greater portion of the contents went up in smoke, structure was owned by Geo. Renner. Mrs. Carrie Brown has been con ducting the hotel for several months. It is estimated that the loss will amount to about $2,000, which is partly covered by insurance, fective flue was the direct cause of the blaze. Since the hotel was burned Mrs. Brown has been providing meals at the Hinds cottage. Some of the furniture The A de Pedagogical Pebbles This week closes our sixth month. Our attendance is much better this week than for the three weeks before. The ancient history class gave a short but excellent program last Fri day afternoon which was as follows: Song "Meyers History," class. Rienza's Address to the Ro mans," Ralph Perkins. Overthrow of Belshazzar, Wickman. Rome and Carthage," Phineas •. i i Ida y y < i flouts. Burial of Moses," Pearl Cheley. Duet "Twenty Years Ago," Mabel Doty and Earl Cotton. The Roman Soldier," Charles Horning. "Virginia," Fannie McGrew. Influence of Athens," Zaneis 11 I < Parsons. History Song, class. The little people of the first room have been making some paper towels that seem to be the real thing. The sixth graders have just drawn some maps of the United States which are good. Donald Carpenter, Jacob and Emery Briscoe, Chatlotte Parsons, Eunice, Vivian, andj. C. McDonald are out of school because of sickness. Either their own or some one in the family. Mr. C. A. Parsons spoke to our young people in the high school Tues day. Mrs. Bridgeman and Mrs. Cook were welcome visitors in several rooms Friday afternoon. Two of our high school pupils, Misses Hattie Rogers and Carrie Stantial, wrote in the county teachers' examination last Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Miss Eva York visited the high school Monday afternoon. Attended White Bird Lodge. Messrs. W. H. Williams, James Oliver, Jonas Lawrence and Charles Miller, all members of the local I. O. O. F. lodge, went down to White Bird last Thursday evening. They were invited to attend a session of the Rebekah lodge at White Bird Thursday evening. They say that the meteing was a decided success in every way and that the members of the White Bird order are strictly up to-date in all the requirements of lodge work. A bountiful supper was served after the initiation was over and a royal good time was enjoyed by All the gentlemen who went down from here are loud in their praise of the hospitality accorded them by the citizens of White Bird and vicinity. \ 2 a all. in To get the news—get The Globe.