The Grangeville Globe
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
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
following small children mourn the
loss of a mother's love and care:
Mary, Loretto, Frances, James and
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
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
Perry N. Lyda and Miss Eva
Oliver. Granted marriage license
L C. Ternan vs. P. E. and J. P.
Hayden, suit on contract. Filed Fed.
State of Idaho vs. Geo. W. Goode.
Appeal from fine. Justice court,
Cottonwood precinct. Filed Feb.
J. Schwalbach vs. H. C. McLean.
Suit on promissory note. Filed Feb.
Stites Trading Co., vs. F. I. Twil
Appeal from judgment in
Justice court, Stites precinct. Filed
Gèo. D. McClain vs. Jame A.
Dalziel et al. Suit to quiet title. Filed
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
A. J. Brackett filed
petition to be
appointed guardian of Elmo Joseph
I urmes and Alloysious Victor
minors. Set for hearing
E. J. Deardorff has applied for
Thp f„ np „i
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was held yesterday, interment being
made at the Prairie View cemetery.
Rev. Hubbell, of the Christian church,
preached the funeral sermon.
the entire community.
Doty was an industrious, hard work
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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
Millard Turner, the 6 year old son
of Willis Turner, living out near
Winona, died yesterday of peritonitis.
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I he little boy has been ill for about 6
weeks and has suffered greatly. The
funeral will be held tomorrow after
noon at 2 o'clock at the Hopewell
school house near Winona.
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
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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
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.
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
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.
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
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
Among the Churches
Next Sunday, the 8th of March,
Sunday school at 10 o'clock; mass at
° c ^ oc ^'
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
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mid-week Bible study services are
Rev. H. H. Hubbell will
to Cottonwood the last of thé week
to preach there in the* morning and
evening. Rev. C.
will occupy the pulpit in the local
Regular Sabbath services
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
a t 10 a.
welcome to all.
The subjects for the services at the
Methodist church next Sabbath are as
follows: " Morning,
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,
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
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
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.
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. ' '
Republican Central Committee Held
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
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.
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.
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
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,
Rome and Carthage," Phineas
Burial of Moses," Pearl Cheley.
Duet "Twenty Years Ago,"
Mabel Doty and Earl Cotton.
The Roman Soldier," Charles
"Virginia," Fannie McGrew.
Influence of Athens," Zaneis
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
Mr. C. A. Parsons spoke to our
young people in the high school Tues
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
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
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