News of Idaho County
J. H. Rink, for many years a
citizen of this county has leased his
fine farm ranches and had a sale of
bis personal property Thursday the
7tb, preparatory to moving with
his family to North Carolina. His
wife has been very Bick for several
weeks and wants to return to the
"Tar Heel" state.
brewer, is erecting a business house
alongside that oi Dr. Truitt, and
has leased the same to Bid Peterson
as a plumbing shop and warehouse
A very sad accident, resulting in
death, took place near here not
long ago. Amil Knechte, German
about 50 years of age, had been
working for Catholic Sisters, while
feeding the stock, and sliding down
off a hay stack was impaled on a
pitchfork that etood against the
stack prongs up. After removing
the fork it seems he dressed the
wounds himself and told no one of
his fearful condition,
days blood poison set in and he
died the night of January 1st. His
remains were laid to rest Sunday,
Rev. Father Berthold attending the
In a few
W. P. Bowman, who has been a
resident of this county for some
years, is now preparing to move
his (family back to North Carolina.
He says be likes Idaho very well,
but he likes North Carolina better.
E. Joshin or "Joppy" as he is
called has rented one of his store
rooms to Brackett & Tierney, who
are now running a pool and billiard
Mrs. Robbins, who had been off
to Kendrick for several weeks vis
iting relatives and old friends, re
turned home New Years day.
Robert Willoughby, residing
four miles north of town aud Miss
Ada Hill were united in marriage
at Cottonwood, January 1, Esq W.
L. Farnworth performing the cere
Carl Fetters went up to Vollmer
on a business trip Tuesday morn
ing and came back on the evening
B. P. Duffy waH on the sick list
several days with the grippe, but is
now able to be around again as
Wm. Fibbles and Ben Finnell,
living abont 7 miles north of Cot
tonwood engaged in a "fist scrap"
at Steuuenburg recently, but al
though the former is much the
larger man, he came off second best
and called for quarter.
The late January thaw and frosts
have mave our streets very slippery
and persons on foot have to be very
Another wedding is heralded for
the near future, but tbe parties in
terested are anxious about mention
ing no names until after tbe pro
Much dissatisfaction is expressed
here because of the fact that the
trains do not carry our mail. Were
they to do so we would have the
LewUton and Spokane dailies here
the same day they are published.
Wm. Felberth, who kept con
fectionary here up to the time of
the fire, has recently resumed the
same business in one of the Butter
The building of the new hotel is
progressing nicely, considering the
winter weather, and will soon be
entirely closed in. Inside work
will then follow.
Harry Blake is back again on a
visit with home folks.
Miss Antonia Bach visited in
Cottonwood New Years day.
Wm. 8chmidt moved his traction
engine to Frank Goeckner's place
to operate a wood saw of which Mr.
Goeckuer will make about 100
H. A. Hussman, at present the
man behind the gun at tbe Huss
(PRICES WILL SURELY ADVANCE)
Republican Prosperity Is Now On
The coming desirable
residence part of town.
The cheapest and most
sightly property in town.
Buy Lots in Hall's Second Addition
Two Blocks from Center of Town
The First 20 Lots now being sold, we have placed the next 20 Lots on the market at 15 Per
Cent. Discount so
and secure theie bargains while they last
SASENBÉRY d WIU
Sell on the Installment
plgn. Your own terms.
OPPOSITE THE LEADER STC
man Lumber Co 's plant, took a
trip to Lewiston last week return-!
The case of Uhling vs. Benton
and Rouse was settled out of court
by compromise; the defendants re
turuing the stolen goods aud pay
ing all costs.
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Iffer „ t a he .. Hu88 " an , dumber Co
home folks g y8 w 'tb
Grandma Bosse is still critically
ill aud but little hopes are enter
tained for her recovery.
John Kinzer and wife of Union
town, Wash., aud Mrs. Burns of
Spokane are here to see their moth
er, Grandma Bosse.
W. B. Hussman and sister, Miss
Martha and Miss Anna Lutchte
feld visited the county seat Satur
Orrai Cook, son of Herbert Cook,
died of dropsy after several months
of suffering. Death came as a hap
py relief. The bereaved family
have the sympathy of all in this
time of sorrow.
Curley Brewer has returned from
Nampa to look after bis mining
proportv. Mr. Brewer is one of
the owners of the Copper Camp
group located uorth of Ramey
Ridge. He was accompanied by
Messers. Richards, Babendorf aud
Van Meter, who are also interested
C. C. Zumwalt is spending the
holidays on the river at the Willey
ranch, visiting his wife who is
There is a queer character living
in the woods along the South Fork,
known as a dummy. He has been
called a wild man as he avoids
meeting travelers, and hides wheu
he sees anyone coming. He pre
tends to be dumb, aud wheu lie
can't escape meeting with one. lie
refuses to talk but will write what
ever he wishes to say. He has
been in this vicinity several years
but nothiug is known about him.
In the summer he goes into the
gardens of the ranchers, at night
aud purloins vegetables. He for
ages the cabins when the occupants
are absent, aud lias a gun with
which he procures his meat. Oue
winter he ate the flush of his horses
which had starved to death. The
opinion is that he is an escaped
(Tou late for la*t week)
An old fashioned quilting party
was given at the home of Mrs. W.
J. Kelly last Tuesday. After the
quilting an elegant luncheon was
served and a most pleasant time
was enjoyed l>v all. Those present
were Mrs. W. C. Cadby, Mrs.
Warren Cook, Mrs. C. C. Zumwalt,
Mrs. Frauk Goodell aud Mrs. A.
Miss Argie Willey, the oldest
daughter of 8. A. Willey, shot and
killed a large brown bear near her
home. Miss Willpy is but seven
teen years old, yet is a good hunter
aud tra'pper. She has several traps
set for mink, martin, and wild cats
which are plentiful in her locality
on the South Fork of Salmon river.
It is rumored that the govern
ment intends to malle a game re
serve of a large portion of Chamlin
Basin, and the adjacent country
lying along the South Fork, which
includes tbe ranch of C. F. Smith.
The rumor has been denied by the
the forest guard here who said that
no definite plan has been made.
The trail from Lardo which the
government had built to theSecesh
Creek is finished except the bridge
which is being constructed this
wiuter. Supt. Berg expects to
bring the trail down South Fork to
connect with the Mosquito spring
trail which was completed during
There is never a spot in a Chris
tian land so isolated, bo lonely, or
so desolate but will make some
small endeavor to participate in
a the joyful season now approaching,
No home is so luxuriously estab
; fished but there is room for Christ
! n,a8 cheer - 8o we'll put away
j ma,ace an<1 strife and selfishness
re- ; and wi,d ambition for twenty-four
hour8 in tl, e year. VVe of the
wilderness are no exception and the
' writer hears rumors of turkev and
'dressing and cranberry sauce,
pumpkin and mince pies, puddings
'tb ; and cakes galore. Santa Claus wfll
! be in on snow shoes with a dog
team to haul his pack,
Christmas to all.
Hurry 'Baker and Will Farris
were business visitors in Grange
Mr. and Mrs. Will Perkins of
Grangeville spent New Years with
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Farris of this
Miss Addie Suider left Monday
for a few weeks visit with friends
and relatives at Palouse and Tekoa
Several of the youug people of
Clearwater attended the
Years dance given at Harpster New
Will Harrison of Palouse is
spending a few days with his par
ents Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Harrison
of this place.
Walter Scott and Eugenia Chris
man botli of Clearwater were
ried at the home of the bride's
parents Sunday by Rev. Kiukade.
Only relatives of the contracting
parties were present.
Misses Myra and Frankie Burris
were visiting Mrs. Mae Stedmau at
Mt. Idaho the latter part of last
C. Wroolie of Minnesota is here
on a visit with tiis uncle, Mr. We
halt, and family.
J. tl. Wilson came down from
Grangeville Satuiday to visit rela
tives for a few days.
O. C. Lapp aud wife of Stites,
who have been here invoicing the
stock of goods at the O. C. Lapp &
Co. store returned to their home in
Miss Ellen Shearer spent last
week in Grangeville visiting friends
J. Henniger of Elk City is
spending a few days in our town
Mrs. John Bryant, Mrs. Gribble
and Miss McMurray are on tbe
sick iist this week.
Sam and Fenu Mason of Thorn
ton, Wash, who have been here on
a visit with their father, left for
their home Saturday.
Dr. Stockton of G-iangeville was
called to see the two sous of Smith
Roup Saturday, who have besn
quite sick; but we are glad to re
port they are much improved at
Wm. Perkins and wife of Fair
view and R. J. Farris and wife of
Clearwater were the guests of M.
P. Kincaid Saturday aud Sunday.
Miss Winifred Perry returned
here Saturday after a two week's
visit with her parents at Lewiston.
She opened school here again Mon
day, January 4th, with a large at
The ball given here laBt Thurs
day night was a great success. The
largest attendance of any for the
year. Supper was served by Mr.
and Mrs. T. Nolan. A. McKinzie
and Mrs. Wm. Sorweide furnished
A protracted meeting began here
last Friday evening, conducted by
Rev. Pearson of Myrtle, Idaho.
R. Leeper, accompanied by his
lady friend, Miss Hartman, of
Stites, were the guests of the form
er's parents, J. B. Leeper and wife,
Sunday. It is Mr. Leeper's inten
tion is to locate their blacksmith
shop here if a suitable building can
be obtained. We will gladly wel
come Mr. Leeper to our town as a :
good blacksmith is needed here
P. llsuey and wife of Lukes i
Gnlch fere the guests of Mr. We- f
holt and family Sunday. j
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John Kerr went toStites8unday (
to meet au old time friend, Scott :
Ricbae), of Pennsylvania, who will
visit hilrn for some time. It is Mr.
Richaef's intention of locating here
d find a suitable location.
Bears have been more numerous
recently than (or many years.
They stripped D. N. McDonald's
orchard of all the late fruit, then
Tom Murphy's orchard,
breaking trees and destroying near
ly all |ub fruit; then they went to
Judge Murphy's orchard but the
Judge and his favorite dog, Dash,
were too sly for even a bear. The
result was that the bear quit busi
ness, ^nd the Judge and his frieuds
n feasting on beat- meat
ever s nee.
What might have been a serions
conflagration was narrowly averted
at theT school house last Suuday
evening. It appears that in light
ing the lamps, the cloth used by
the jjmitor to clean the globes
caught on fire and was put away
while still smouldering. The smell
attracted the attention of people as
they entered the room and when a'
found in the storage closet burning
was made the cloth was
The baby girl of Mr. and Mrs.
Joe ßurkenbine, nine months old,
THE L. & E. BARN
(Formerly Lanninghams's Barn)
LIVERY AND FEED
Best Rigs in the City.
Excellent Saddle Horses.
Board by Day or Week.
GIVE US A CALL
SAM JONES Proprietor, Grangeville
A. J. Turner
Brames, Porch Columns, Brackets, Turning and Scroll
Sawing any style, Saws gummed, Filed and set.
PRICES CONSISTENT WITH COOO WORK.
Bank of Camas Prairie
Capital andasuRPLus .
F. W. Ketten bach. President
A. Freldenricb, Vice-President
W. W. Brown. Cashier
John Norwood, Asst. Cashier
V. W. Brown, A. Freidenrich, Frank McOrane, F. W. Keltenbach, W. F. Kettenbach
Jesse L. Rains, Wm. Stciuheiser
Fire Proof Vault for safe keeuiiiR of customers papers and valuables.
A general banking business transacted.
Interest Paid on Time Deposit*
Grangeville «nt Meadows Stage Line
Good four-horse wagons and careful drivers. Leaves Grangeville everyday
except Monday, at 6 a. m., and arrives every day except Tuesday, at 12 tn
FARE—Grangeville to Meadows,
—Grangeville to White Bird,
Only three days from Grangeville to Boise over one of the most picturesque
routes in the west, and no night rides. For further information call on
E. R. CAWLEY, Agent, Orangeville, Idaho
ÎW. E. Graham
FURNITURE ÄND UNDERTAKING 4
Heavy Drape Broadcloth Casket .. A
$60 00 SÉ
Plain Plush Casket.$60.00 ^
$20 00 to $80.00
Heavy Plain Casket
Varuish Cases .
Children's size, up from
-EMBALMING A SPECIALTY- „
died yesterday morning after a brief
illness. Congestion of the bowels
was the origin of its illness and the
***** «uttered untold agony
f ° r . h ° ur8 before death
claimed it. Everything possible
was done to relieve its suffering
but human hands could bring
relief. Mr. and Mrs. Burkenbine
bave the sympathy of a large circle
of friends in their sad bereavement.
In the District Court* of the découd Judicial
District, State of Idaho, in aud for Idaho Coun
John W Wedding, Plaintiff, vs. May Wed
The State of Idaho Benda Greeting: To May
You ere hereby summoned, and required to
appear In an action brought against you by said
Plaintiff in the District Court, and to answer
the Complaint of the above named plaintiff,
filed (herein, withiu tweutv days (exclusive of
the day of service) after service on von of this
summous. if served within this Judicial Dis
trict; or if served elsewhere, within forty days.
The said action is brought to obtain a decree
dissolving the bonds of matrimony heretofore
exlstiug between the plaintiff and de
fendant, and awarding all the community prop
erty of plaiutiff aud defendant to the plaintiff,
as will more fullv appear by the complaint on
file herein to which reference is here made, aud
for general relief.
And you are hereby notified thst if you fall to
Î near and answer ssid complaint as above re
lulred the aaid plaiutiff will apply to the court
or the relief demanded in the complaint.
Attest mv baud and the seal of the District
Court of the Second Judicial Diatrlct. State of
Idaho, in and for Idaho County, this 24th day of
Parlor» in Â. a f. Block
Alto Furniture and Undertaking Parlora In
J. I. Overman,
Jamen De Haven,
Attorney for Plaintiff.
Bailor Sc McDonald
Pacific Phone 102
Day and Night
The Lewiston Daily Tribune and
the Free Press, both one year for
F. A. Campbell
Physician and Surgeon
Once: Bank or Con PralrU B»tldtn(
Hours i to 4 P M
Gh S. Stockton,
Physician and Surokon
one* ap-auln In Onbskl Building;
Oppoaita Poet Offloe.
C. W. Slusser, M. D.
Physician and Surgeon
r OBcv, A. A P. Block.
Office phone No. 47«. Honse Phone No. 478.
W. N. Scales
Practice« In all the court».
Office in Bank of Camaa Prairie Building
J. W. Akin
OOe* at Ban Jon«*' Barn. Calla anawared day
or night. Both Pbonaa No. 111.
Practices In all the Courts.
C. T. McDonald
Will p ran tine in all the Court* ot Idaho and
OBlce on State »treat.
R. F. Fulton
Offices: Bank of Csmss Prsirie Building
Porbate and Real Batate Law a Specialty.
James E. Babb
Lewlaton National Bank Bnlldlnf.
M. Reese Hattabaugh
Office under Flrat National Bank
A. S. Hardy,
Practieea in all courts.
W. H. Casady,
Practieea in all courte. Office over Flrat Na
PACIFIC PHONE 8X1
w. o. w.
ORANGEVILLE CAMP NO. 206
Meet» Flrit and Third Monday» of each month
at I. O. O. P. HalL
R. H. Ambler, Clerk
Jam« McConnell, C.C
Encampment I. O. O. F.
Camas Prairie No. 18.
Meets he Second and Fourth Saturdays at
I. O. O. F. hall at 9:00 P. M.
B. J. Brihcok, Scribe.
B. D. Knoll, c. p.
I. O. O. F.
Mt. Idaho Lodge No. 7.
Meets every Saturday
. Oliver, Bee.
atthelr ball at 7:80 P. M
Chaa MlUer, N.O.
O. E. S.
Mountain Quern Chapter
Meats at Maaonle ball on lit and Srd Thur»
days ol each mouth. Visiting member» cor
Mu. Wm. Allah. W. H.
Miss Cassis Com am. Becv.
Brotherhood of Amerio&n
WILLIAM TELL HOMESTEAD
Meet» second and fourth Wednaiday at I.O.O.F
Roy K. Lefler,
H. W. Allen,
K. of F.
Buffalo Hump Lodge No, 30
Meete second and fourth THesday of each month
M. J. Kembo, K. ol R. AS.
J. B. White, C.C
The I^wistoQ Daily Tribune and
the Free Press, both one year for
Showing present ownership of
lands on Camas Prairie for sale by
Inland Abstract Co. 44tf.
Advertisementi intertnd under this
head. 9 cents a line. Replies may be
addressed to this office.
Money to loan.
Geo. M. Reed.
Money to loan:
21 - 12 *
Lost —A lady's black cape, Mon
day, on the road somewhere be
tween the Geo. Schmadeka ranch
and Grangeville. Finder please
return to W. J. Jones and receive
a liberal reward.
Lost —Sorrel pony, weight 700
rounds. Branded with heart on
eft shoulder and blotch brand on
right bip. Roached mane. Lost
nine miles south of Grangeville.
Reward for its return to R. Wheal
Lobt —A $10 bill on Saturday
afternoon in the People's Market,
City Bakery or the Poet Office.
Findet please leave at this office.
Found—Purse on Main St. 31-2
Want help, want to sell
something, want to buy something,
want a job? Quit asking every
body you meet on the street and
talk through this column. The
cost is Bmall. People get tired of
answering questions. Get busy in
a business-like manner.
Notice.—I have plenty of money
to loan on farms. A. F. Parker.
For Sale.—Legal blanks that
comply with the law. All kinda
at the Free Press offee.
Scale Books.—We have them at
the Free Press Office.
For Sale—A few pure bred
While Wyandotte cockerels. Apply
to John Norwood, Grangeville,
Wanted —Lady or gentleman of
fair education to travel for a line
of household articles and special
ties. Salary 83.60 per day above
eqpenses. Address. The Alexander
Supply Company, 366 Dearborn 8h
Wanted.—No matter what yon
have to sell if there is a buyer we'll
find him through this column.
Try it. Cost small, returns great.
Wanted —One or two furnished
rooms for light housekeeping. In
quire at this office.
Wanted.—We will pay cash for
a copy of the Free Press of June
26 and April 30. Bring them in
to this office.
Wanted —To rent, piano. En
quire at this office.
C.rrla» lh» following brande
of popular wHleKlaa,
Olen Levitt Scotch
Hiram Walkers Cana
Also s choice atocK of wins
Alo and Boor
His Key West and imported
Cigars are the beat.
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