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IDAHO COUNTY FREE PRESS
VOL. 23 , NO. 48 GRANGEVILLE. IDAHO COUNTY, IDAHO, THURSDAY. APRIL $2.00 PER YEAR 29, 1909 flo Count This Week But Some Changes and Surprises Be Shown By Next Count. Will MANAGEMENT GRANTS FREE ADMISSION T0"PAY STREAK il Its a Guess How Your Friends Stand and Next Count Will Watched With Great Anxiety. Be This week we are not giving the count, the standing of the contestants is not known to any one. But we will sav this, the number of votes cast during the past seven days will make great change in the standing of some. a Below we give a copy of a letter re ceived from the Exposition manage ment by this office. It is self-explana tory. Seattle, Wash., April 26, 1009 To the Editor, Free Press. Dear Sir:—At a recent meeting of the Concessionaries' Association of the Pay Streak of the Alaska-Yukon-Pa cific Exposition, it was voted unani mously to throw the attractions of the amusement way wide open to all par ties of newspaper contestants, upon presentation of proper credentials from this department. This means that every amusement feature of the Exposition will be free to the members of the party which you are planning to send and to whom ever you may send as chaperon or guide. In this connection permit me to im press upon you that the Alaska-Yukon Pacific Pay Streak presents more high class attractions than any previous ex position has shown. Many of the features are of high DENVER Rev. Jan Hessen, former pastor of the Lutheran church at this place, but ifow of North Yakima, Wash., held services here last Sunday morning and evening. A large congregation at tended. Hersehel Zehner delivered a large load of flour to Whitebird last Tues dav. Andrew Jorgenson lias been posting bills for his large sale on May 5th. They will soon move to Cali fornia, where they will reside in the future. ( 5Iiss I'illie VonBerge is out from Grangeville this week parents. Mrs. I. Rehner is able to be out again on nice warm days. Albert Rieutscel sold his farm north of town to Joe Earp, but it is under - stood that he will buy again on the prairie. J ^ .... , the Steinehouse & Harris well drill went through town last Monday on their way to the reservation where they will have considerable work. E. T. Root and wife spent Saturday Sunday visiting friends in Grange Mrs. H. H. Nissen of Winona was u> town last Saturday visiting with 'he Spengler family. . .?» farmers around here juicing over the late rain which will e a great benefit to their grain. The Denver flour mill is again run hnig after being closed for a few weeks. out visiting her are re Mrs. Fred Parrott arrived from Missouri last week. Rarrott w ju make Mulhall ranch. The base ball boys were out prac '"'ng with ' ' Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. their home on tbe a picked up team last Hattie Knorr, accompanied by 188 Edith Spengler were Cottonwood Vl 8 itore' last Thureday. f# Iiider ; one °T out prosperous rtuera > was in town trading today. The eighth grade pupils are taking examination this week. tin KOOSKIA (From Mountaineer.) Mr. g an d Mrs. Estes arrived here • m av 11 '-l*t, having spent the past x months traping on tbe Selway. educational value; many others pure fun. clean, even arc All of them are absolutely There is not one with a feature suggestive. The Exposition management has made of the Pay Streak one of the biggest features of the fair and it will be a scene of life, gaity and action every minute. Very truly yours, D. B. Deencombe. Here is the standing of the candi dates as showe > by the count made week ago but there is a change, is a chance for the wise one to make a guess. Adda Markham Anna Ingram a Here First District. Jessie Cook, Fairview Precinct 28,960 Stella Wilkins, Elk City.26,580 Flossie Murphy, Clearwater . .26,190 Hazel Toye, Stites 5,830 Second District. Cloah Sebastian Emily Cash, Tolo Minnie Knorr, Denver.20,610 23,360 21,932 Third District. Rose Freeman, Whitebird.23,555 Carriebelle Clay, Riggins.22,930 Mary Griffith, Whitebird. . . Fourth District 1,895 16,475 Minnie McConnell.14,945 14,730 They brought out a good bunch of furs, consisting of 28 marten, 2 bear, 4 mink, 28 weasel, 7 cougar, (Î coon and other small furs. Mrs. Estes takes great delight in telling about killing a vicious cougar "all by her lonesome," and she is going to keep the bide as a prized trophy of the long campaign in thé wilds of the Bitter Roots. They walked all the way out, about fifty miles, and after resting up here for a few days left for their home at Culdesac. A new school house is in course of construction in the Lorena district. It is 16x24 feet in size, with cloak rooms and other conveniences hereto fore not enjoyed by the school children in that district. tu ™*j in «veral name» as delinquent and when they happen to have any »'<>ney coming from the count,, for jury services or anything else, the amount will be deducted from their warrants. The same will be dene this y ear an ,i SO me fellows in this town will goon have quite an account charged up against them on the county books. People might just as well work their poll tax this year when asked to do J. D. Currington Last year so. The board of commissioners of Boil county have issued an order in structing the sheriff to work prisoners on county roads. That's a splendid move and one worthy of consideration by the commissioners of every county If prisoners pelled to work on public roads, with a ball and chain attachment, many an able bodied hobo who breaks into jail to "feed up" would go to work and earn bis grub. Mr. Waterman is expect«! here in a few days to complete arrangements for the opening of the Kooskia State Until final arrangements are made, the Mountaineer lias nothing to If a right start is made, tbe bank will be a success, but all depends on the outcome of the meeting when Mr. Waterman arrives. hit were com in tbe state. Bank. about the matter. say John Hill, one of the best known Indians in this locality, died last Sun The funeral was held day evening. Tuesday from the family home a short distance up the river, and was largely Deceased was about 70 old and has been a resident ot He was attend«!. years this section for a long time. member of the Nez Perce tribe, Deleware not a and always claimed to be a Indian. Princess Flour contains all the good part of the wheat and none of the oth er part. 37tf Richard Nash of Whitebird tlic city yesterday. Rert Canfield is up from the Sal mon river country today. Ceo. Sells of ffolo was in the city the city the first of the week. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. F. V. Purer Saturday Mrs. J. Rhoads and daughter of were in the city the first of the ' was m morning. Gott week. Mr. Alexander caller! at this offee t he last of the week with some buds from the fruit trees on his ranch and judging from them the fruit of this section is not danaged to any extent by the late frosts. Seth Jones, Jr., of the Salmon river country is in town today. Seth feels pretty good over the outcome of the ball games at Whitebird and if he was a betting man we would not lie suprised if he had placed his right. Miss Sadie Buchanan, the fifteen year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Buchanan of Winona, passed away Monday after a short illness from diphtheria. The deceased was an ex -1 cellent young lady and her early de- 1 mise is mourned by loving parents and money many sympathetic friends. Are you using Swan patent flour? If not try a sack and convince your self that it is the healthiest flour on the market. Its flavor, its sweetness, its moisture retaining qualities are not approached by any other on the mar ket. No poisonous processes are used to whiten it, you owe it to yourself and families health to use Swan patent flour. 45tf J. B. Créa is circulating a petition, which is being generally signed, among the citizens of the city asking the game warden to appoint him deputy for Idaho county. l, Dick" is just the man for the place and we all hojw the decision of the state warden will be favorable. The cantata given at the Armory Tuesday night was one of the finest affairs of that kind seen in this city for many a day. The tableaus were beautiful and the children were per fectly drilled. The musical portion of the program was also worthy of high praise. To Mrs. Baker, under whose direction the children were drilled and the program carried out, is due great credit and her patience and time donated to the entertain ment are thoroughly appreciated by thepublic. A. Jorgenson, a rancher who lives near Denver, made this office a pleas ant call while in the city yesterday. Mr. Jorgenson came to this country when land was of little value and a man could not dispose of what he did He has gone through tlieliard raise. shijis of early pioneering but has de cided to take a rest, having sold his fine 240 acre farm to H.G.Chicome of Oregon. He will leave in a few weeks for California where the family will enjoy a much needed rest. He may decide to return to this county, we give him about three months to he back in. The Pioneer real estate agency of Parker & Melvin sold yesterday the 360 acre farm between Cottonwood and Denver to L. S. Eortin of Douglas Co., Oregon. This is without doubt one of the very finest and best im proved farms on Camas Prairie, and was purchased a few years ago by Earl Head from the original owner, S. P. Nelson. The right-of-way for the Union Pacific railroad passes through this farm, the same having been purchased bv that company in 1899. The Electric road route also touches the land. The farm is in a highly productive region and Mr. Fortin is to lie congratulated on ac quiring such a magnificent property, which is bound to enhance in value in the near future, A relative of Mr. Fortin recently purchased the Andrew Jorgenson farm adjoining. A. Y. P. CONTEST r THIS COUPON IS GOOD FOR 10 VOTES Name Address FREE PRESS Not good after May 20, 1909 First Game of Season. The first ball game of the season of Camas Prairie was played at Cotton wood last Sunday between theGrange ville Second team and Cottonwood and resulted in a score 2 to 4 in favor of Cottonwood. In the second inning two hits scored Van Pool and Clyde Moses scored in the eight on a long fly bv Schnell. Cottonwood scored twice in first in ning and made her remaining two scores in the seventh inning. The following is the lineup: E. Moses L. Harris Fisher Hamrick Van pool Schnell Wood C. Moses Davis Tom Randall umpired the game in a satisfactory manner. Time of game 1 hour 15 minutes. Select Teachers. The school board has selected all of the teaching corps for the coming year with the exception of the first and second assistants, the super intendent and teachers for the pri , . , ""Z a «d «nxed grades, . M „ 188 ^ernea» will have charge of the fourth grade; Miss Bugbee, the fifth grade; Mrs. Crosby, the seventh; Miss Gilman, the second; Miss Palmer ton, the third; Miss Haily, the sixth; Mrs. Spedden, the eighth and Miss Burrows, principal of the high school. C Fry Libby Robertson Rook Truitt Hart Eller Deardorf Funke P F B K B T B S S L F 1 R F C F Won Prizes. In the Spokesman-Review contest which closed recently two Idaho county contestants were successful. Mrsr T. N. Wisdom receiving fourth prize, a $1000 Melville and Clark Appolo player piano, $100 in cash and two trips to Seattle. Mrs. Wis dom cast over a million and half votes. Miss Paula Hohaus of Grangeville won twentieth place and was awarded a Schulz Chapel organ. Miss Hohaus cast over a half million votes. F. G. Fritts, Oneonsa, N. Y. writes: My little girl was greatly benefitted by taking Foley's Orino Laxative, and I think it is the best remedy for con stipation and liver trouble." Foley's Orino Laxative is best for women and children, as it is mild, pleasant and effective, anil is a splendid spring medicine, and it cleanses the system and clears the complexion. Pulse Drug Store. X B. L. Irwin of Biggins was in this city Tuesday on businecs and before leaving made this office a call. Mr. Irwin is a member of the firm of Clay & Irwin, sheepmen of that section of the Salmon lliver country. They have at present over 5,000 bead of sheep on the range. This firm is one of the big ones of that section and ship a great deal of mutton to the Chicago market. Mr. Irwin says if there was a market here many of the sheep men would prefer to drive to Grangeville and ship from here to Seattle in place of making the drive to Weiser. Value of Fren, __ The best part of a modern bouse la Its windows. To keep these open day and night and to make the air inside approach as nearly as possible the air outside should be the first business of the housekeeper, should be held subservient to the need of fresh air.—Good Health. Everything else Currant Catchup. Add to four pounds washed and stemmed currants two pounds brown sugar and a pint of vinegar Simmer until quite thick. Season with a tea spoonful each of cinnamon, ginger, all spice and cloves, simmer ten minutes longer, strain and bottle. Boiling a Ham. If when boiling ham you add for •ach gallon of water a teacup of vine gar and six or eight cloves tbe flavor will be much Improved. Always let a bam cool In tbe water In which it to boiled, and it will keep deliciously moist and nice. The Odd Fellows Celebration at Neighboring Town Proves a Big Drawing Card. 700 PEOPLE IN ATTENDANCE—GRANGEVILLE SENDS 100 In Ball Games Whitebird Defeats Grangeville and Hands Freedom Some Eggs. The Odd Fellows celebration at Whitebird Monday ushering in the celebrations and entertainments of the summer, was well attended and a fine time had. In the neighborhood of 1 00 people spent the day in our sister ; town on the river and all report a fine! tin 2?* , , r , , , . , The speech by L. C. Chadwick of this city was filled with material for thought and proved one of interest to j Both ball games were won bv the! Whitebird team and the dance in the evening received Buch an attendance | that the floor was always crowded. Over 100 people from Grangeville spent the day in the town. The music for the dance by the Grangeville band was fine and met the approval of all. The following is a detailed report of the ball game: The first game was between Grange all. I'OR THE HOUSEWIFE Barley Water. Peel three lemons very thinly and lay the peel In a large jug with two ounces of sugar and three ounces of pearl barley. Pour on to this three pints of boiling water and let It stand for twen ty-four hours; then add the strained juice of the lemons and stand on Ice till wanted, or mix till smooth a des sertspoonful of barley with a wine glassful of water, pour this Into a pan containing one quart of boiling water and stir It all together over the Are for five minutes, flavoring It with lemon and sugar to tnste, and leave till cool, standing it on ice till wanted. To Clean Gold Ornament«. Gold ornaments and jewelry un adorned with gems should be washed In warm soapsuds. Gold link chains may be cleaned by placing them in a bottle half full of soapsuds mixed with a little prepared chalk. After being left for a few hours the bottle should be shaken and the lather poured off. The chain should then be rinsed In cold water and thoroughly dried. Jade ornaments. It Is said, may be re stored by applying a paste made of chalk and water. Cucumber Catchup. Pare very thlu six large and fresh cucumbers and chop fine, add a small tablespoonful of salt, let It drain In h colander about an hour, add two small or one large onion chopped fine, tea spoonful of white pepper and one pint of white wine vinegar (cider vinegar will do), stir It all well together, put Into a wide mouthed bottle, seal it air tight and let stand at least a month before using. Any one fond of cucum bers will like this. If air tight it will keep for years. To Clean Kid and 8uada Glove«. Put as many pairs as require clean ing In a basin. Pour over sufficient naphtha just to cover them. Leava standing half an hour, keeping air tight King out loosely, taking one at the time and laying same on clean folded cloth. Then rub with clean cloth well all over. Hang out In ths open air, and when dry they will bt as good as new. Be very careful «w light gets near the naphtha. Ths Masculins Idas. He (absently)—She dresses with such taste! She (surprised)—What! That scraw ny figure? He (hastily) — No; the dishes she cooks.—Baltimore American. Beginning Modestly. Dowager—So you are commencing a practice here. You're rather young, aren't you? Young Medico—Oh— er— well, I only expect to start on children first, yon know.—Punch. Her Summer Vacation Report. First Husband—What do you hear from your wife on her summer vaca tion? Second Husband—The local bank re ports that she is well and happy.—New York Life. Another Instance. "Wunst I got a dollsr a word." "G'wau!" "Fact. Fer talking back to a judjs.* —Bt. Louis Times ville and Whitebird and resulted in the defeat of the county-seat team to the tune of 4 to 7. A return game will lie played here in several weeks, Clyde Moses was in fine form and pitched a steady game for the Grange ville team, striking out 12 men while Deimage, the Whitebird twirler, i8truck out 13 _ Whitebird broke up several batting rallies by quick work of the infield. ^he sixth inning Grangeville fhree errors and \\ hitebird hit twice scoring six runs, after that du T were able to score hut once. In the a «' 01 " 1 game Freedom was defeated in a seven inning game by ™ hitebird by a score of 4 to 8 . During the two games four ball» were knocked into the creek but owing to the ground rules they counted only for two baggers. Patience. Tim*'« poultice for all wounda. The courage to suffer in silence. The soul's smile at trial and pain. The serene stimulus that comes from faith. The optimism of the soul expressed In bearing. The gentle heroism of the day by day battle of life. Working, watching, waiting, without weariness or worry. Dally conquest of an environment by rising superior to It The Individual wall of defense against which all waves of trouble hurl themselves harmlessly. Constant new strength to resist the same old troubles. — William George Jordan In New York Tribune. Tales They TelL A colt Is being reared by L. H. Greenwald of York county. Pa., on five quarts of milk and several egg* ■ day Edward Thompson, a watchman at Perth Amboy, N. J., says a rat cornea to him every day and gets a chew of tobacco. A Swiss has taken the trouble to count all the steps be took during a year. 9,760,000, which gives K.740 steps a He found the Dumber to be day. A horse at Atlantic Highlands, N. J., having been bit by as automobile go- , lng sixty miles an hour and a little later by a railroad ttaln, waa rescued uninjured, swimming In the Shrews bury river. English Etchings. It Is proposed to |>alnt tbe gun porta of the Victory yellow, their color at Trafalgar, and to rerig tbe ship aa she was In Nelson** time. Organ builders Sf old built to good purpose, as tbe one In Allhallows church. Barking, England, show«, It having been Installed In 1077. It la now undergoing only Its second reno vation. The historic Great Queen Street chapel, or, aa It la better known, Ktngs way hall, In London, has been declar ed unsafe for further use, which will be a hard blow for the Methodists, but they will at once try to raise $125,000 with which to rebuild. Calls Lilies. Beat three eggs and a rounding cup ful of sugar together, add two-thirds cupful of flour and one-half teaspoon ful of lemon flavoring. Drop in tea spoonfuls on a buttered sheet, allow ing plenty of room to spread in baking. Bake In a moderate oven, take np with a knife and roll at once Into lily shape. Bake but four or five at a time, bo cause If tbe cakes cool even a little they will break. FUI each with a little beaten and sweetened cream. Remedy For Coughing. Often a severe spell of coughing can be checked by drinking down as quickly as possible a glassful of cold water. If one Is subject to spells of coughing at night, try this remedy, which. It to claimed, never falls: Wring a cloth out of strong carbolic acid water just before getting Into bed and bang It over the head of the bei The whiff of odor from tbe cloth prevent the cough.