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The Grangeville Globe
VOL. I. NO. 20 GRANGEVILLE, IDAHO COUNTY, IDAHO, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 1908 «1.00 THE YEAR PUBLIC MEETING CALLED Commercial Club Officials Issue Call for Meeting of Citizens at Court House Next Monday Night. VERY ENTHUSIASTIC SESSION IS HOPED FOR Band Will Render Short Concert on Main Street Pre ceding the Gathering—Plan to Attend. A meeting of the commercial club of the city is called for next Monday evening at the court house. While the call was issued by officers of the club organized several years ago the meeting is not only for the members of the old club but for every citizen of the town. As will be noticed by article published in The Globe a few weeks ago all the businessmen of the town are heartily in favor of main taining a commercial club in the city this summer and the meeting next an Pedagogical Pebbles L. Arbor Day is Friday the 24th. We now are in the second week of the 8th month. Rev. Mr. Hubbell was unable to speak to us last week. Blanche and Velma Baker are back again after a two weeks' absence. The third grade people had a va cation on Friday last and the room was thoroughly fumigated following the quarantine of one of the little girls belonging there. Miss Clara Hoyt, teacher of the seventh grade, is at her desk this week. She was unfortunate enough to have been under quarantine for five days last week, by reason of another's sick Mrs. New was substitute teach ness, er for the time. Our debaters are eagerly at work hunting for argument either for or against the election of our United States senators by a direct vote of the people. One of the debaters is now sick with the measles which fact will be somewhat against him in the con test. On Friday the 24th will occur the declamation contest, for prizes of «10 and «5 to the first and second best speakers. Seven boys and one girl are working for these prizes and some two are sure to win. Two or three other girls were to speak but will not be ablç to do so. The program last Friday night netted «14.45. we think, good, unable to give his recitation, "Rome and Carthage" as he was busy enter taining the measles. Eugene Peebles and James Genger filled in with an extra which was much enjoyed. The Human phonograph pleased many. The program was, Phineas Houts was Will Give Another Concert. The second concert to be given by the Riggs concert band will be given on the streets next Saturday afternoon when a program of high class music will be rendered. The band will meet Thursday and Friday night at the court house when several hours practice in preparation for the con cert will be indulged in. The con cert given last Saturday afternoon was very enjoyable and attracted quite a crowd of music lovers. Judge AiUhie a Visitor. Chief Justice James F. Ailshie ar rived in the city Monday for a short stay. There will be two more terms of the supreme court, after which the Judge and his family will probably spend their Grangeville. Beginning Monday, April 20th, at me Manse in Grangeville, Idaho, I will offer at private sale high grade furniture, carpets and rugs, ested parties can examine articles on a ny week day. L. Myron Boozer. summer vacation in Inter Monday night will undoubtedly be accorded a very large attendance. Everyone is invited to attend and par ticipate in the affairs of the meeting. Come out with a new idea to be pro posed at the meeting, for new ideas are more than appropriate at such in times. The Riggs concert band will play a few selections down town and also at the court house before the meeting convenes. Don't forget that it's next Monday night and that it's for your own individual good as much as anyone else's. SELL TWO MORE FARMS. L. M. Harm St Co. Negotiate Deal* for Camas Prairie Ranches. E. N. Graham sold his 160 acre farm a few miles west of town to Prince L. Johnston last week. Mr. Johnston is one of the delegation which recently came here from Burlington Junction, Missouri. He will take immediate possession of the place. The farm adjoins the one purchased last week by J. E. Hiles, who was a neighbor of Mr. Johnston's in Missouri, and the young men are pleased with the very convenient loca tion of their newly acquired homes. Mr. Graham came to Grangeville six years ago from Nodaway, Iowa, and by strict attention to his work has accumulated an enviable portion of this world's goods. His future resi dence is not yet deeded upon but it is hoped that he will continue to make Idaho county h,s home M. R. Conant, of Kalispel, Mon tana, purchased from F. J. Fassnacht the 320 acres of land known as the Zehner estate property and the J. C. Doss homestead the latter part of the week. The place is located near the townsite of Fenn and about 6 miles northwest of this city. Mr. Conant, then in the employ of a cattleman by the name of Bush, was a cow-boy on Camas Prairie about 30 years ago. He notes with interest the transforma Me notes witn interest tne transrorma non of the prairie from an almost ^ndless range of bunch grass to fine farms and good homes. He and h.s family w, ff arrive here next August and will take possession of their new home a out cto er st. GET BASE BALL MONEY. Committee Secure* Large Amount McCoy Hill May Be Pitcher. Preceded by a few selections by the Riggs concert band, a meeting of a number of citizens and baseball en thusiasts was held at the Armory last Inday eveninü to make preparations for the coming base bal «asoii A committee consisting of E. A Day and H. Crilbertsen was elected to confer with the businessmen and citizens of the town in regard to pledging sufficient funds to maintain . an aggregation of ball tossers this summer. The committee made the rounds the first of the week and though not all the businessmen were ß i j c „hWf th«* «um of K 0 !' :d m ° o n n ï" î i U a r e eadv pledged McCoy Hill the w ell known Indian pitcher of Kamiah, has wrinen ». _ „„ eu. kfcal learn 35 Last night the committee addressed a communication to Mr. Hill in which he was asked to come to Grangeville, where final arrange ments concerning his being employed as the' regular pitcher for the local aggregation, will be made. Hill i s without doubt the best pitcher in the county and Grangeville will be ex tremely fortunate if he can be secured. : Prospects for a winning base ball team for the county seat never looked better than they do this spring. I To get the news—get The Globe, About Men and Things I* red Erskine left Monday for Stites. G. H. Connors left Saturday morn ing for Bear Creek. Ernest Crawford left Tuesday morn ing for Reno, Nevada. F. A. Fenn and wife, of Kooskia, were in the city the first of the week. J. B. Wade returned last night from a stay of several days at Lewis ton. J. W. Billups left Monday for Kooskia, Clarkston and other outside points. Dr. H. B. Blake, county coroner, was over from Keuterville the first of the week. Mrs. F. E. Johnesse, of Lucile, is in the city today on her way to Spokane. J. W. Wilks, of Stites, is in the city this week, buving horses for the stage line, Mrs. B. P. Duffy and Miss Maude °J ^' ottonwood ' were In ^e city Monday. Mrs. J. G. Wanhope is out from Florence this week. She expects to return about Friday. Miss Jo Wasmund came up from Lewiston Saturday. She has been visiting there for several weeks. C. A. Parsons left yesterday for the Moose Creek Gold Mining company's mines near Newsome. t ». D , , „ c J. M. Burch, deputy organizer of . c \ *»./ ,, . . the Stopers of the World, is in the * ■ Ac » • . city trying to effect an organization at this lac X, p ' . . } The county commissioners, Chas. M. Buttler, Chas. Bentz and M. S. Martin, are in session at the court house house this week. Frank VanDeventer, deputy sheriff, left on Saturday's Salmon river stage enroute to the Thunder Mountain country on official business. Mrs B D Knorr returned Kriday i from a vigit of severa , months with rclatives at D Colorado. Mr. Knorr went down to Stites to meet . „„„ » „ " p ' James Atherton, formerly of this SJ ty ' ca P?. e 10 Saturday evening from Lody, Wyoming, where he is now | en £ a K ed •" business. He left this morning for San Francisco. The Ladies Aid Society of the Baptist church will hold a cooked j food sale at the building formerly ■ occupied by Mrs. White's millinery parlors on Saturday, April 18th. I f c , Mrs. Jacob Vercler ^ Saturday, morning for her home at Opportun ity, W ashington after a few weeks visit with her sisters, Mrs- Delia H Magee and Mrs. A. M. Baker, and nen s - 1 wo base ball teams of the younger players of the city crossed bats at the ball ground Sunday and a score of 9 to 8 resulted. Quite a crowd of en thusiastic fans participated in boosting the contest. Eugene Ringer, a brother of Mrs. Frank D. Richardson, of this city, died at Pullman, Washington, Friday nicht, of asthma. Mr Rm t er was 35 years of age The burial services were held Sunday Stanley E. Hodgen is up from White Bird, on business. He states that he has sold out his interests in . the Whitebird Mercantile company's store, but will continue to reside at White Bird and look after his cattle. . . ' . . . . 1 ber . e ,s ^ u,t ® a of ßarde " seeds at t ^ ie ^ oca ^ post °ffi ce which were sent there by the government for free distribution. Putties desiring a few of 'h's"ds are requested to call for them. A new telephone line from north east of town is being connected up at the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph company's office this week. Several well known farmers are patrons of the line which is to be known as Farmers s line, No. 9. Postmaster W. L. Farnsworth and Landlord A. J. Payne, of Cotton : wood, were in the city today. Mr. Farnsworth stated that Cottonwood people had subscribed «250 to be paid monthly for a period of four months, for the support of their base ball team which is being organized. COUNCIL MADE NEW LAWS Busy Session of City Dads at Court House Monday Night— Attend to Many Important Matters. PROPOSE TO CLOSE SALOONS AT MIDNIGHT Ordinance Passed Concerning Traveling Opticians—Viola tors of City Laws Work on Streets. The session of the city fathers at the council chambers last Monday evening was about the busiest meet ing of that august body for several months. The regular meeting should have been held a week ago Monday night, but a quorum was not present that evening so the session was post poned until a week later. All the councilmen were present at Monday Numerous matters came up fordis cussion, some being settled definitely an( j some being laid over until other meetings of the council. Wann was granted permission to erect a set of scales in front of the Wann store on West Main street. A. McDonald, who recently resigned from the office of street commissioner, was reappointed and his salary fixed at P er day . whenever he was en E^K e( ^ ,n actual work. Mr. McDon aid was authorized to purchase a road , , . • . grader for use on the city streets, » j- j . •• An ordinance was passed prohibit . v m K trave * ing °P tlc, ans to practice or } sell wares in the city unless a license fee of $2 $ for a pcri od of from one _ . E. E. i • . Laster Sunday-Morning sermon, ^ essons . from .. the Resurrection 1 hc f Ve f n, " g d,scoursc w .'" bc , the second of the series on Christian Science," as taught by Mrs. Baker q Eddy in her book, "Science and Health, with Key to the Scriptures." | Everybody welcome, MethodUt . Revival services were resumed last j Sabbath. Service* are held each eve ■ nm £ cx 5e pt Saturday, and afternc^ns except Mondays and Saturdays. The I '"terest is increasing and the meetings will continue througout the week. Therc wUJ be threc on Sun _ d Evangelist J. L. Glascock ^ m K orning J and evening> and Mrs . G £ n condl T cting , servi ^ for young peop , e ^ 3 K 0>dock Mrs : Ginn will have a service for young . peop i e and children each afternoon at 4 0 - c l ock and the pup il s f rom the pup jJ s from the school are urgently ! reque sted to attend, Among the Churches I+ . j M Roo _. r wi ii nrrarh j p «f-»," £ t n„ ' ». at 11 Special music for the morniae service! Th Urd ., s will bc „ bserved j connection ^ the morning ser vice Sabbath school at 10, and eV ery child attending is to receive an Easter souvenir ! D T ». D . , ■ R <= v - V Myron u B ? oze /> J of J the Presbyterian church, has handed in his resignation from the pastorate of the church to take effect May 24th. He announces that .he health of his fnmily and business condition, makes j this move necessary. He is very well pleased with Grangeville and her people and it is with regret that he tenders his resignation, W. D. Vincent, who left here several months ago to accept a posi tion as storekeeper and guager in a large distillery at Great Falls, Montana, came in on Wednesday evening's stage for a brief visit with relatives and friends. Mr. Vincent, always a staunch exponent of Camas Prairie's many resources, says that this locality looks better than ever. He says that during his residence there The Globe has been a welcome visitor. Presbyterian. i Services for Easter Sunday. The The evening ser vice is given over to a special pro gram of Easter music by the choir. i to twenty days be paid. If the op ticians remain in the city more than twenty day, the sum of «2 per day shall be collected. This matter was accorded a lot of discussion. To close the saloons, pool and bil liard rooms, etc., at 12 o'clock, mid night, and allow them to open at 5 o'clock a. m., was the nature of an ordinance presented for passage. This matter was referred to the the finance committee and will be reported later. The council passed an ordinance giving the police court of the city the power to compel violators of the municipal laws regarding drunken ness, disorderly conduct, etc., to work on the streets or other public improve ments in paying out their fines in stead of confinement in jail. At the next regular meeting the estimates of expenses of the city for the next fiscal year will be made up. From present indications it appears that during the present year the city has not incurred any obligations what ever, the several appropriations for the different funds having been ample to run the government. .. w follows Katie J. Albers, of Cottonwood, and _ Wm. H. Shinkle to Miss Grace R. Waymire, of Mt. Idaho. Mr. Shinkle and Miss Waymire were married at the auditor's office by W. N . Knox. At the Court House Clerk end Recorder. The quarterly reports of the physi cians, ministers and undertakers of the county show that there were 32 births, 38 deaths and 16 marriages in the county since January 1st. The following applications for naturalization papers have been made and final action will be taken thereon at the September term of court: Edwin Wallace McMichael, of Can ada; John P. Wedin, of Sweden and Edward Donath, of Austria. Marriage licenses issued April 13th Frank Forsmann to Miss Superintendent'• Office. Chas. W. Greenough, superintend ent of public instruction, hands in the following list of names of students who successfully passed the eighth grade examinations given in the county schools recently: Warren Truitt, Cottonwood; Omie Cochran and Chas. Doumecq, White Bird; Bertha Blessing, Denver; Joe and Louis Klapprich, J. B. Luchtefeld and Bert Schroder, Keuterville; Henry Card, Stites; and Irene Parsons, Verna Adams, Zelma Hastings, Cleo Bil lups, Rufus, Alda and Nellie Walker, Lora Markham, Mamie Fogg, F^m ma Culley and Ruth Whealdon, Grangeville. There were 37 appli cants from the local schools. Nellie Walker is credited with the highest average grade, 93 per cent. Cleo Billups is second with 91 per cent. in a a Gave Good Program. The members of the local high school gave a public program at the I. O. O. F. hall last F'riday night. The entertainment was greeted by a good sized audience and was one of the best of the kind ever given here. Many words of commendation for the general excellence of the pro gram, which consisted of literary and musical numbers, were heard. Egg* For Hatching. Pure strain of the well established English fowl, Black Minorcas, at half 75c per 13. A. M. Baker, at 20tf pne Crosby's store.