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The Grangeville Globe
-SF VOL. I, NO. 43 GRANGEVILLE, IDAHO COUNTY, IDAHO, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1908 *1 00 THE YEAR STORING BIG CROPS 11000 Bushels of Grain at Kerr Gifford Warehouse. at GOOD PRICES ARE PAID Lack of Lumber Retards Con struction of Buildings. Eleven thousand bushels of grain in sacks are stacked in piles twenty and thirty feet high on the founda tion of the big Kerr-Gifford ware house at the railroad grade in the north part of the city. The farmers are bringing wagon loads of grain every day and Lincoln Laughlin and his force of employes are kept busy receiving it. A set of scales has been installed and a small gasoline engine is used to assist in pil ing the sacks of grain in stacks. The prices paid for wheat are 67 cents per bushel for Club, 68 cents for White Russian and Velvet Chaff, and 70 cents for the Bluestem variety. Bar ley is bought at the rate of 80 to 92V 2 cents per cwt., according to the grade. One dollar per cw f . is being paid for oats. Can't Get Enough Lumber. The lack of lumber has seriously retarded the work on the warehouses. Only a portion of the Kerr-Gifford structure is floored and this is about all occupied by the grain already receiv ed. Not half of the framework of the building is finished. Lumber will be received this week and their force of carpenters will again be put at work completing the building. Work on V.-C. Co. Warehouse. Six carpenters are busy building the Vollmer-Clearwater company's ware house, which is to be a structure 54x 200 feet in size. As soon as the re quired amount of lumber can be cured the force will be increased to fifteen or twenty men. plentiful at the sawmills along the foothills but the scarcity of teamsters is the cause of the delay in delivery. As soon as harvest is over this diffi culty will be overcome. Inability to secure lumber is also holding back work on the Balfour-Guthrie building, upon which nothing has been done since the completion of the stone foundation some weeks ago. Receiving Grain at Fenn. F. B. Tharp, in charge of the warehouse at the townsite of Fenn west of this city, reports that already about two thousand bushels of grain have been received there and more is coming every day. in se Lumber is Landlord at the Bollinger. Geo. K. Reed, formerly landlord of the Jersey House in this city and later proprietor of the Raymond House at Lewiston, has accepted a position as assistant manager of the Bollinger hotel at Lewiston. Mr. Reed is one of the best known hotel men in north Idaho and has countless friends here who will call upon him whenever they visit Lewiston. Out From Florence. J. H. Smith and S. A. Moon came out from Florence the first of the week on business. They report the old placer camp as promising as us ual. Mr. Smith left yesterday for Florence to take in some supplies, He will come out again the last of the week and Mr. Moon will return with him. ! PIANOFORTE RECITAL. Pupil* of Mr*. P. M. Gian ville Rendered Program Thursday Night. Grangeville folks who were fortu nate enough to be present at the ad vanced pupils recital given by piano students of Mrs. P. M. Glanville the Christian church Thursday night were accorded a most enjoyable The program was given by the at treat. Misses Paula Hohaus, Bella Scofield and Lulu Richardson, pupils of Mrs. Glanville, and Mrs. M. R. Hatta baugh, Dr. H. V. Riggs and Mr. G. D. Hodge. A duet, "Fleurette Mazurka," rendered by the \lisses Hohaus and Scofield, was the opening selection an d was well received, cello solo, 4i ^ r - Miserere, was played in the usual fine style of this gifted musician and the three selections . given by Miss Scofield were all clev-: erly executed. The flute solo, /.au er ote, by Mr. Hodge w>as greatly enjoyed as were also the selec tions rendered by Mtss Hohaus. The only vocal number of the evening, «ana hv Mr« san,, .virs. Hattabaugh, was delightfully given and the entire audience appreciated it hugely. The three pianoforte num bers by Miss Richardson could not "Ernani Involami" have been more admirably played and they were easily among the most pleasant features of the evening's T he \lisses Scofield and Hohaus gave the closing number, which was an exceptionally well play- j ed duet, La Regente, Op. 57.' Mrs. Glanville is to be compli mented upon the success of this recital program. and also upon the unusual ability which the Misses Scofield, Hohaus and Richardson have become posses r ofund " h " tea u in2 She is deserving of her enviable reputation, that of being one of the most proh cient pianoforte instuctors in north Idaho. E. W. Mattox Buy* Ranch. Mrs. B. C. Mattox and son, E. W. Mattox, of Winona, were in the city the last of the week attending to some business matters. Mr. Mattox : recently purchased the 160-acre ranch belonging to his mother, paying the sum of $2,800 for the land, ranch is situated near Winona and is _ The known as one of the most productive in that prosperous vicinity. Mr. ,. K . ... Mattox reports that harvesting is about completed in the W'inona locality and that most of the farmers are hauling this year's crop to Cottonwood. Busi ness at the Kooskia tramway has de creased materially since the advent of the railroad on Camas Prairie. Republican Meeting. A number of prominent republicans met at the headquarters of the Idaho county portion of the G. O. P. last Saturday and transacted some import ant business, chief among which was the election of an executive commit tee to look after the party affairs in the county. The election resulted as follows : L. C. Chadwick, R. R. Hotchkiss, Geo. A. Cowgill, Joseph Callan, E. A. Carpenter and A. C. Lanningham. Some plans of the campaign were talked over and other affairs concerning the prospects for a republican victory in November were up for discussion. Henry Geibink has purchased Jer ry Weidnaar's fine ranch of 160 The deal was Buys Camas Prairie Ranch. acres near Denver. completed the last of the week and negotiated by L. M. Harris & The Weidnaar place is located was Co. on the main road from Denver to Grangeville and is one of the most productive ranches in the Denver ! locality. SORROW'S TRIAL ON Nez Interesting Criminal Case Being Heard This Week. GOT JURY YESTERDAY ***» C. State Rested Its Case Today— of Sorrow on Stand. ■ A jury in the Sorrow case was se cured yesterday morning. The list Q f j ur0 rs is as follows: J. S. Frazier, J [ \y John Williamsen, F. M. Hering, C. W. Ellenson, Dave Ray, J R udo lph Street, Geo. W. Marshall, Br A. V. Ball, T. N. Wisdom, Floid ;. Canaan and Price Keener. The case was opened Saturday and after the selection of the jury was . completed the taking of the testimony c -v „ . . , ; 0 f the state s witnesses was begun. At noon today the state rested its ' case. Some important witnesses for * the prosecution who have not ren, yet been examined will probably be called to testify during the state's j , . . , buttai. The testimony of the wit- ^ nesses for the defense w ill be com p ]eted in a day's time, it is thought Little has developed in the testi j mony given but what was brought out in Sorrow's preliminary hearing, l he dying statement of W'illiams, the mur dered officer, has not yet been made : public, thought two w itnesses testified ; regarding its contents this morning, Joe Sorrow, the defendant, was on the , is witncsssand,his a "" nüo " The case has attracted considerable a attention, crowds being in the court j E. M. Griffith, county attorney, assisted by M. Reese Hattabaugh, is prosecuting, and W. N. Scales is looking after Sorrow s interests. Teacher* Employed. j room to attend each session and hear : every detail of the trial. is Miss Mary V. Hailey, of Willmar, Minnesota, has been employed as one , of «he extra teachers m the | ocal ; schools In last week's issue of The al ,he announcenten, was ntade : , , , , , i that two more teachers would be neede d and that the board was en of ; deavoring to secure them. Miss ; I Hailey will teach a mixed grade made up of pupils from the Sixth, Seventh and Eighth grades. These grades are crowded to overflowing and an additional teacher was the only way j out of the difficulty. I The other instructor will be em ployed in assisting the corps of high school teachers. An effort is being made to secure Norman Adkison, principal of the Denver schools, for this position but Mr. Adkison has not as yet given a definite answer. He was principal of the Denver schools last year and gave excellent satisfac tion. ; in as The Armory rink management re ceived twenty-five pairs of new Rich Received New Skates. a ardson skates this week and those who have tried the new rollers say they are The rink is a very the best ever. ! popular place of amusement just now. large crowds attending every evening J tbe p j ace j s open for patronage, Brady's Itinerary. J. H. Brady, republcan candidate & for governor of Idaho, will deliver addresses in north Idaho towns as At Potlatch today; Mos Grangeville, to follows: cow, September 30th, 1 October 2nd ; Cottonwood, October 3rd; Lewiston, October 5th. Nex Perce Republican* Nominate. At the republican convention of Nez Perce county held at Lewiston Monday the following ticket was nom' inated : State senator- J. L. Goodnight, of Rimrock. Representatives—A. A. Alvord, of Nez Perce; C. A. Eorcsman, of Lewiston; R. J. Anderson, of Weip ***» ^ Kaline, of Winchester, and C. C. Miles, of W ebb. Sheriff—George W. Welker, of Lewiston. County Attorney-- D. W. Hodge, of Lewiston. Assessor-James Jacks, of Gif ford. fino, present incumbent. Treasurer—A. Hinckley, of Oro Probate Judge 1. O. Hanlon, of Mohler, present incumbent. J School Superintendent—Miss Etta j Br t ° wn ' of L ' w ' ,ston - . ;. 1 Surveyor-Edson Briggs, of Lew-j n .... ... . . ^ ° r ° nCr T Dr ' \ £•««. °J. kam '^ . ommissioners tr istrut 1 "o' n ls seco,u 1! '" j ; trict, J. B. Davis, of Mohler, present „ , ' nc >J mb ^t; third district, J. C. Bui- ! * C .' ° r ° , . . 1 hc contest for the nomina,,on of sheriff was decidely close, W elker 1 j winning out by a fraction of a vote. The resolutions adopted oppose coun ^ cndorsc the statc p | atformi pledge the party to carry out all its provisions, contain a plank favoring a more perfect grain inspection law and : avoid an expression on the direct pri- : mary law. I ; A force of about fifteen bricklayers, carpenters ami laborers are busy at , the site of the new brick hotel, The '-■'"i"' hmk ~ a l ong with the completion of the j sout h and east walls of the first story Hotel Work Progrès*». t The hoist for. conveying brick and other building | material for use on the second floor has been installed and will probably begin its term of usefulness the last Q f the week. The structure will pre scnt a manificent appearance when j j completed. Brick is being brought from the Q f t he big building. : , „. ... . . . , , , ; brtckyatd s°u,h of t°wn by t°", hau,crs and a P ortlon of the klIn of : brick recently horned ,s »I- ' i ready delivered. Much headway . . . towards cnc losmg the building will i j be made as long as the weather tinues in its present condition. con ; New Drug Firm in Cottonwood. The Cottonwood Drug Co., new incorporation, was organized at j Cotonwood recently, The capital stock of the new company is $2500, consisting of twenty-five shares glOO each, a. T. Hughes, t h re e shares and O. E. Van Dorn and C. M. Stearns, who possess one share each. The company will con duct a modern drug and prescription business at the city across the prairie, Mf Vjm Dorn> who has been in the ; drug business in Cottonwood for a of the I at The incorporators are who holds twenty losers in the recent big fire, his entire stock going up in smoke and flames, number of years, was one Officer* Elected. The Marshall Lake Minning com pany held its first annual meeting at Meadows recently and elected the following officers: J. Edie Stewart, president; Walter Waugh, vice presi dent and treasurer and Geo. A. Wales, member of the board. Waugh and Wales are Burlington, la., capitalists. Assays from ore found on the company's property show values as high as $331.40 per ton. Messrs. Work on the properties will be car ned on all winter. NO FAIR THIS FALL Grangeville to Dispense With Annual Carnival. HAVE R. R. CELEBRATION Completion of Road Occasion for Big Jollification. At a meeting of the governing board of the commercial club held last Friday night at the club's head quarters in the Y. M. C. A. building j t was decided to dispense with the usual fair in Grangeville this fall and ho , d a rousinR big cc i ebralion when the new railroad from Culdesac to tbis city is completed. It was thought tbat if botb tbe fair and ce | cbrat ; oll j were planned for events of this kind ,, , would be coming too often and that a ! hardship woidd be worked upon the business men and citizens who would be asked to contribute financial aid to the two affairs. 1 ^ bc ra 'koad celebration w ill not be held as soon as the tracklaying to this cit >' is finishcd but when lhe road a acce P te ^ by the Northern I atifu tom The Idaho County Pioneer is completed by the contractors and : pany * Association w ill be asked to take a prominent part in arranging the pro I gram for the celebration and it is plan ned to make the event the biggest kind of a success. i t was decided at the meeting that o. ".irr 1 1 irs shou ld be secured for the celebra t j t tion. A cut of a train, together w r ith t he words "Grangeville, Idaho" and | t h e date of the celebration will be starnp ed on these souvenirs. They wi n be sold among the crowds at the celebration and it is thought that quite an additional to the commercial club j treasury fund will be secured in this : manner. Ehe matter of the excursion of , -- and Idaho coumy people of to tbe Lewiston fair to take in Idaho »I- ' County Day .here was taken up and j- « .discussed. An effort is being made to have Thursday, October 15th i designated as Idaho County Day but j this has not been definitely decided upon. Word has been received from Lewiston that it is quite probable that a train will be run over the new' line at as far as the rails are laid when the 'be sold to local boosters. lhe but tons will bear the words Grange ville, Idaho. 10,000 in 1910" and a will be offered for sale at the time of the excursion to Lewiston. l he steel may be I excursion is made. ' laid to Grangeville by that time and at if this is a fact the excursion may be the first P^enger tram into the city. Secretary M. Reese Hattabaugh, of the commercial club, has ordered two thousand booster buttons w hich will of Idaho county farm products for permanent display in the commercial ! club rooms has begun and farmers The work of collecting an exhibit at requested to bring samples of fruits, etc., to M. are : grain, grasses, Reese Hattabaugh New Pastor Coming. Rev. A. W. Roberts, of Pomeroy, take charge of the Methodist church in this city. He will be the regular pastor for the coming year. Ed. Baker and family will leave to morrow for Clarkston, Washington, where they will reside in the future. Washington, will arrive this week to Rev.