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Plow Woman By ELEAflOB GATES. Author of "The Biography of a Prairie Girl." COPYRIGHT, 1906, BY McCLURE, PHILLIPS O- COMPANY. CHAPTER II. |EF0RE Dallas reached the end of her furrow she knew that for at least some days to come her work on the plowed strip must cease. Far and wide fron tiersmen may hare heard of the rail road's coming, and thetr first move would be. perhaps had been, a rush to the land office to file upon quarter sections touching the survey. And so no hour dared be wasted before her father started on his long deferred trip. The claim on the peninsula—the claim which the storekeeper had named as the terminus of the proposed line, as the probable site for a new town must at once be legally theirs. When the mules were turned east ward again Dallas brought them up for a breathing spell and. going apart a little distance, sat down, her knees between her hands. A short space of time had made incredible changes In their plans, In the possibilities of their prairie home. Before the cutting of the last two sods there had stretched ahead only a succession of uneventful years whose milestones would be the growing record of beeves and bushels, but now—she could not have credited ber senses had It not been for a glimpse of Lounsbury's horse industri ously cropping beside the lean-to. She looked across at the shack, squat ting on a gentle rise at the center of the claim as If it had fled there for refuge out of the grassy sea whose dry waves lapped up to its very door. Its two small windows looking river ward, the narrow door of warped lumber between and the shock roof of meadow grass held down bj stones gave it the appearance of a grotesque human bead that was peering from out the plain. As Dallas for the first time noted the curious resemblance tbs •hack seemed te «mile back at wise, reassuring smile. A moment later the north wind . " lu wum " ky wJ ^ clouds ' Put«"« the bend In gloom. She got to her feet and hastened toward the plow. So brief bad been her meeting with the storekeeper that Immediately follow ing It his features had escaped her. Now she recalled them and thought that she recalled that When he had ac costed her they had worn a mocking expression. What if her father In his tell Lounsbury that the claim was not sudden excitement and concern should ---- yet filed upop: should confide in this stranger, who might then take advan tage of the ignorance, age and crip pled condition of the section boss! Hurriedly she unhitched Ben and Bet ty, hung their bridles on the bames and turned the team loose to graze. Then she started homeward with ßl mon close upon her heels, and as she crossed the cloud darkened claim she glanced again at the «hack. It* win dows were in shadow, its door almost Obscured. There wa« a «mirk on Its twisted face. But when, entering the house, she met Lounsbury's kind, level look the distrust she had felt unconsciously vanished. He was seated astride a bench to the left of the fireplace, hls hat Hung down In front of him, his shoulders against the wall, hls booted leg» thrust out festfully across the floor. Dallas, see ing him out of the saddle for the first time, was struck by hls splendid length, next by bis heaviness—a round but muscular heaviness that she bad never noted In a Texan. Leaning back with folded arms, he showed, however, despite hls weight and rotundity, the pliance and the lltheness of the west erner. Hls hair was dark and thick and worn in a careless part, his throat . was bronzed above the lacings of hl» , ahlrt, hls face clean shaven, somewhat ; •quare, yet full, and set with blue ; eyes that showed an abiding glint of merriment. If Dallas as she crossed the sill form ed with the swift keenness of the plainswoman a new and truer esti mate of Lounsbury, he, saluting cor dially, failed not to measure her. The dirt floored shack, partitioned by Na vajo blankets and furnished with un planed benches, was a background to tally unsulted to Marylyn's delicate beauty, but for the elder daughter of the section boss Its very rude sim plicity seemed strangely fine and fit ting. Many women had come under the storekeeper's notice during his frontier life—roughly reared women of pure ways who toiled and bore with the pa tience of beasts, the women of the army, matching In dress and habits those he had known as a boy, and last of all the kind that always follows In the track of soldier, scout and gam- I bier. Yet never l>efore on the sun- I down side of the Mississippi had he Men one who possessed along with the reserve a lonely bringing up enjoins i the dignity and poise that are counted ! tbe fruits of civilization. "It's good blood," he said to himself, : "and"—with a glance at the section boss—"it's from the mother's side." Lancaster at that moment was truly anything but a picture of repose. Ills Mason of delight over the morning's news had been brief and was now sue- 1 ceeded by thorough disquiet. He hob bled to and fro from the hearth, where | hnng a pall of fragrant coffee, to the fanber front window. Lounsbury re* ' marked his «Vident worry and, not ua derstandlng it, bent down inquiringly toward Marylyn. She was seated on a buffalo robe be fore the tire zealoi.. y tending the cof fee. As she felt the storekeeper's look upon her she glanced up. and. meeting his eyes, something other than the fire light swept her throat, neck and brow with crimson touch. "There's no fretting in that quarter," was IiOunsbury's mental comment. He turned on the bench to face Dallas. She was standing quietly beside the warped door, her arms hanging tensely at her side, her chin up. her eyes gat ing straight at him. and in them as well ns In her whole attitude Louns bury rend determination and anxiety. "What's the matter, I wonder," he' thought. He leaned toward her, rest ing an elbow on the bench. "You're getting ready for spring seeding. Miss Lancaster," he said. "Yes." The section boss giggled nervously. "Ef th' town was right here it wouldn' make no difference t' Dallas. Ah'll bet she'll spen' th' winter shellin' -cawn ter plantin' an' pickin' cockle outen th' wheat." He fell to tugging at his goatee. that they were ln need of one In"whom they might confide, of one from whom Again there was silence. Then, with a deep breath, Dallas straightened to , . . , speak. It was borne to ber of a sudden good advice might come She felt im pelled to tell this stalwart young man, whose eyes read kindness and whose face read right who seemed to bear them nothing but good will, that they had not filed the claim, and then— The fire crackled cozily. the black ened pail steamed from the crosspiece. Lounsbury spread out Me hands before the blaze. "I wish I lived on a qnar ter, like you folks," he said. "I hate the dickering in a store. Been at It ten years. Was in the fur business at flpgt—boucht from the inriinno *h„ i ekln hunters un and down Jin «,!■!'• I 8 ' tln hunters U P aad down. Weil, the j * ri ! 0 my * 3 '^ od - Tou *** ! L?®.®? 1 * disease out here that you can't shake So I've staved and i ru ; a-8tavine But sometimes i pet « riv stores un Lö L ,Z tion to throw my stores up and go Into the cow business or farming." Dallas sank back, checked not bÿ ™ Unst)UI / V s '' ord8 - bu t by her father, i The section boss, one hand behind a 1 I ba ' ry ° ar ' ", as gl ™ e J n ? fft the " tora ' 'keeper. "Fb. what?^ be aifced «us plciously .-J. "''JJ* * * **"* U ? 8 ?T land," repeated Lpunsbury. "Right east ot you wouldn't be a bad idea. The sod's wonderful hereabouts—no stumps, no stones, and the loam's thick. Look In the coulee—you-ean see there how far It is to the day. That's why she wore down so deep"— "Thet arro.vo?" "Y'es. I believe I'll Just pick out a quarter near It. Could plant a «tore anyway when the track comes." "Yas, certaiaiy," said Lancaster. He passed Dallas, giving her a helpless, apprehensive stare. "But, shucks. Ah wouldn' be in such a tamel hurry ef Ah was you. Spring's plenty o' time." Lounsbury swung round sharply. ^prffigr he exclaimed In amazement. *1 hope that hasn't been your -pùan, sir. A m*u can't file too soon.'" Dallas leaned toward Lounsbury again, and her rips parted. But a quick, peremptory gesture from her father Interrupted. "Mar'lyn," he cried, his eyes warning the elder girl, "look out fer thet coffee. It's a-hllin* over." And Dallas saw that her father did not trust the storekeeper—perhaps . feared him--and that he did not wish , his owll nPK i ect t0 be kn0 wn. ; But a hint of the state of affairs at ; the shack had already entered Louns bnry's mind. Ah Marylyn rose to pour tbe co ffee he quickly changed the sul> |__ j "A man can't file too noon." Jcct. "Kort 's a quiet place these days." he observed, accepting a cup. "Wonder when the troops 'll be back," The section boss sipped at his saucer. "Ah don' carry on no dealin's with Yankee soldier trash," he answered curtly. "They keep they Bide o' th' riv er, an' we-all keep ourn." I Lounsbury laughed. "Well," he said, ! "you'll And when the redskins get nas 1 ty that the army blue looks pretty good." The other shrugged. The -storekeeper tapped the bolster hanging upon a thigh. "I carry a pop ' gun regular." He set down the cup. pulled at his boot legs and arose. "Ah reckon Ah c'n hoi' my own, sah." Lancaster's pride was touched, j "No doubt of It," assured the youn ger man, preparing to go. "I hope," he continued, "that j oil'll call on me at 1 an . v time—if yon need more provisions, j aay." I Lancaster did not misunderstand the , offer of credlt - "Thank y\" he replied stlm - v - "but tve certainly got 'nough f laB ' through." Lounsbury remembered how small compared with the orders of other wintering settlers, was the Lancaster stock, and thought, too, how likely It was that every passerby would be fed with true southern hospitality, thus diminishing the supply. But he refrain ed from making any further sugges tion. He bade the family goodby, lin gering a little at parting beside the younger girl. "Miss Marylyn," he said, "before an other winter you'll be the belle of the town of Lancaster." She put her hand In his bashfully. "And Miss Dallas?" His voice en treated a little. "1 hope you'll be the biggest store keeper." she said. To Lonr.sbury's surprise, he saw a trace of fun lurking in her eye. "Ah. you've forgiven me!" he declared tri umphantly. I Lut she made uo answer as she turn ed away. The next moment he was galloping Marylyn watched him go. When, havlnK disal>peared into the rav,De - he came lnt ° 8,ght agaln on the farther . . .. to ™ rdthe cou e , e mossing. \larrlrn n'ofnhn/1 him l her. He took off his hat and waved It. She answered with a farewell sig nal and stood, looking after him, until distance dwarfed horse and rider to a dot glde he turned in his saddle and saw i ' ' On the storekeeper's departure the ShaCk became a scene of action. Lan- ; caster gave over walking the floor and | collected bedding .for a Journey. Mary- j lyn was called in to prepare a box of j food for her father—potatoes from the coals of the fireplace, cured pig meat from'the souse barrel, bread and i meat rrom the souse barrel, bread and i «,!■!'• of coffee-while Dallas caught ; the mules, gare them some grain and a rubbing down with straw wisps and ! ereased tbe wa « 0Q "heels. being ; made ready, the section boss took leave 1 1 ot hls daughters, urging them toüœep ! ' the next day when the survey- | trot he set off for Bismarck and the j | j office 1 omce. When he was gone the squat shack on the bend became vigilant. Cease lessly Its eyes covered the stretch of «»ad between ferry landing and coulee * —ceaselessly, though Dallas alone kept watch tor wayfarers. Not until night fell and the cloud masked moon dis appeared behind the western bluffs were small blankets pinned into place across the windows and the peering Shock head*made sightless. But even with the house darkened, the early supper eaten and Marylyn__ 7" 7m 77* 7* heart ? i - - **- *■ tbe elder girl still kept on the alert A nervousness born of loneliness had taken possession of ber. If tbe dooe Ing. If Simon nibbed himself against the warm outer stones of the fireplace, she sprang up, a startled sentinel, with wlde eyes an ' d cUnched han , ta . But un hour passed. The wind lull ed. Simon .lay down. She fell to think latch rattled she raised herself listen mum ™meu, sne raaed herself, listen fcg of the storekeeper. She felt surer i than ever now that tie did not covet the bend. Setting aside the faet that Be bad brought them good new«, she ] was glad he bad come. It gave them neighbor. And, yes, she forgave him the smile that had provoked her resentment. After all, tbe name Dal las did sound Texas. Scorning to use the fer ry, he dropped into the river where ; the coulee emptied and swam across . , „ , Cb ° P * S abOU l ° ftnd 8hack irith morning and the rising of the sun she was up and doing the few j chores about lean-to and shack. Bat i when the surveyors arrived, making I «hört work of their last few miles, she ! And Marylyn shut themselve* in and \ escaped being seen. The engineers gone toward Clark's, Dallas again took up her watch. Twice before night she was reward- ! ed. The mall sergeant passed, bring ing a batch of letters to a grateful post, and late in the afternoon an In dlan runner came into sight from up I HP Missouri. SortWIn® +/1 HOA 4 V,' j The arrival of the scout Dallas usso- ! dated Instinctively with the expected return of the troopers and felt are-' lief that she would not have cared to ! confess to her father. The unusual bustle that marked the next three days at Brannon seemed to Justify her be lief. Below» the barracks on the level bottom land men were busy erecting j a strange structure. Tall cottonwoods were hauled from the river and set on end In the sandy ground. As time passed these came to form a tight, cir- j cular pen. The night of the third day there was activity on the other bank of the Mis- - souri. Unknown to shack and fort, the sfjualid line of shanty saloons that stretchcd itself like a waiting serpent along a high bench opposite the new stockade sprang into sudden life. Two wagons filled with men and barrels crossed the bend and emptied them selves into the dilapidated buildings. Aifd far Into the early hours loud laughter, the click of chips and tbe clink of glasses disturbed the quiet of , bave a wav ° f disciplining that kind 1 themselves. Some day when a favor the nlghr At dawn an officer stand* lng, field glass In hand, on the gallery I at hecdquarters saw two wugons drawn up in front of Shanty Town and called t down a curse upon the heads of the ■ sleeping revelers. , "Just see there!" be exclaimed. "Some vermin got wind of the pay- [ master's coming uud are here to fleece the men. A lieutenant sauntered up. putting out his hand for the glasses. "There 1 wasn't a soul In those huts yesterday." he said. "No, of course not.'' sputtered the other. "The devils stayed ut Clark's till the punchers got back from Kan sas City. Now they're on hand tu keep our guardhouse and hospital full. By gad. If 1 commanded here I'd have the whole street fired." "Well." said the lieutenant, "the men ' le ' s cul ' n 11 brawl or cheated at cards they'll shoot up the place. If there's anything left it '11 move on." "It won't do an.v harm to keep an eye on Shanty Town, all the same," declared his companion fiercely. member the man that ran It last year? Sllck, by gnd! Why, the paymaster might jest ns well have stopped over 1 there—he nr: 1 his ilk got every cent! j He wasn't a 'bad' man. mind you— | not brave enough for that—but keen j nosed as a moose, conceited ns an In dian"— "What was his name?" "Oh, Dick or Vic Something-or-otber, I don't know what renegade, anyway." Unaware of a reconnoiter, the occu pants of the line of shanties slumbered serenely on. land not until noon did lie's a bragging high plumes of smoke, straight as the flag pole ou the parade ground, am nounce to the secretly delighted troop ers at Brannon their tardy rising. Dallas, too, saw the busy chimneys, but while watching them Intently from an open window, her attention was at traoted aH at ou< e in the opposite di rectlon - She heard coining out of the the pow-wow of a flock of prairie chickens. Then a horse snorted and there was a low rumble of wheels. Thinking that It was her father, she leaned Into sight. As she did so a coulee a chorus of shrill talking, like , team came scrambling over the scarlet ; brink, dragging n wagonful of men and | women. j As the horses gained the level prairie j their driver laid aside a huge black make whip with which he had been soundly whacking them and looked i about. The next moment Dallas -saw i about. The ; him rein in feet. He bis team and spring to his^ was looking toward the' ! shack, and he raised his whip hand menacingly. j 1 "Look at that! Look at thatr* he ! cried wildly, his voice carrying through | the clear air. All looked where he pointed, and some one in the back of the wagon j cursed. "What d' you call that for luck?" felled tbe man. shaking hls mlttened list. "If Nick knew that!" Dallas could not hear the mingled answers of his companion. l^lIn^h^rnd pMled«. Into his seat There was another shrill chorus, the man whacked the horses till they reared, and the wagon went rumbling on. her. eyes on "the floor When fimRly* she g 0 t up 8 h e f e it about her, as if over Dallas watched it until it disappear SJ«!? , the CUt at vl he K an t lng - T*" 6be sank upon a bench. For a long time she sat, dumb and immovable, come by blindness. not «een or heard the -threatening wagon driver. Seated com fortably on the robe by the fire, she strung beads and bummed contentedly. Dallas started toward her, stopped. ' then moved slowly back to the win- 1 dew, where she took up her watch. Late that night she sprang from fit i ftfi, troubled sleep to hear Simon low to* and moving about restlessly. A few * moments afterward there came a ] mule's long bray from below the shack followed by the voice of the section boss urging on the team. She found her long cloak and hastened out. ; 8he could not wait for the wagon to stop before calling anxiously to her fa ther. -Did you file?" she asked, walk j tog beside Betty. i Lancaster did not answer, but scold I ed feebly, as If worn with hls long ! trip. "W'y d' y' fret a man 'fore he \ c'n git d*wn an' Into th' house?" he demanded. "Ah'm plumb fruz t' death an' hungry." She helped him over the wheel and ! through the door. Then she went back aad in feverish baste stabled the moles. On entering tbe shack, now dimly lighted by a fire, she did not need to repeat her question. She read rno O no Tfni* fr» I»a» fnlkn»'» r« /.A the answer In her father's face. wÂwîîÂ'ÂfS.Â Th* claim was gone 'fore ever we got here—filed on l*a' July." He lay down, muttering in 1 1 delirium of grief and ness, »• »"• «T °> dry b. ing of the level quarter that was to bave blossomed under her eager hands. . that was to have brought comfort to * Marylyn and her crippled father. And a now tbe land was gone from them, had never been theirs. They were only squatters. Any hour a nameless man-perhaps be who had gone by that day-might descend upon them and— The ball of a bubbling pot slipped i down the bar that held It, and tbe ves- T •** clattered upon the hearth. She started as If a gun had exploded at her elbow. of Join the crowd and go to the roll er rink tonight Try The Teller Want Ads. of : ; 'T LEA0ÏÏE MEETING AMERICAN I - Little Before the Magnates Except t Business Routine ■ _„ T _. __ T „ _ „ CHICAGO, III., Dec. 11.—With President Johnson in the chair the [ club owners of the American league assembled at the Auditorium Annex today for their annual business mee H ntt 1 Little other than the usual routine business is to come ing. The schedule and will be left for the spring meeting. | busy In the matter of trades since the season closed, leaving very little to be done in that line at the present time. before the meet-, md playing rules'x.4, weight, wins from Sam Langford, he "Re--- Special R. R. Rates to Boise, Idaho, All the league magnates have been;and * * If Jim Barry, the Chicago heavy will go after Tommy Johnson and the rest notchers. Burns, Jack of the top 1 j | j Account Idaho State Teachers' As sociation, Dec. 26, 27 and 28, 1907. On sale Dqc. 24th and 25th at one and cne-thlrd fare for the round trip.. Final return limit, Janu. 6th, 1908.1 For further information, call on or address C. W. Mount, General Agent, Lewiston, Idaho. I have renovated over 300 sewing machines in Lewiston, Clarkston and Asotin. I have stated through the papers that I would readjust free of charge where there was any trouble. I have received m complaints. I can prove that I can make an old machine sew as good as a new one, and leave it In your home on trial before payment, J. R. REMINGTON. Phone, Main 92, Brownell's Candy Store, 702 Main St., Lewiston. Order to Show Cause. In the probate court of Nez Perce county, Idaho. Order to show cause why order of sale of real esta~e should not be made. In the matter of the estate and W. Nichols, the guardian of ! guardianship of Eva D. Nichols, Lola C. Nichols, Fred E. Nichols, charii» t vi^uaI:, „„a ip «îenoii ana Ralph E. j N,Ch ° 1S * miDOr8 ' d "® a " d ' - ----- ----- th e estat9 of all of the above named! minors, having filed In this court petition duly verified, praying foriv an ürdpr nf nf all „J .„a. I . . . - sale of all of the real, estate of sald mlnor * for the P ur P° ses therein set forth. !t is therefore ordered that all I persons Interested in said estate of said Eva D. Nichols, et al., above "7^ T«- th ' 8 8ald P"*' mte on ^ he jth day of Janu 'l ary ' 1909 < & t the hour of 10 o'clock ; a - m - of said day, 8t the courtroom of said court at the courthouse in to the sa,d F - w - Nichols, guardian, lo se, l a N the *eal estate of the the City of Lewiston, County of Nez Perc «- stata of Idtao, to show cause ^ . why an order shouid n °t be granted said Eva D. NlchoV, et al., minors above named, and that a copy of this ordpr be mih i lRhB , , Bnnt b ® pub,,she 1 at leasl 8UCCeES,ve weeks 1*1 The Evening ' T< "* r ' a newspaper printed and 1 published In said city and county. 1907. Dated this 4th day of December, ! Filed this 1907. (SEAL) Probäte Judge. ! ] T. O. HANLON, 4th day of December,! T. O. HANLON, Probate Judge Notice for Publication Timber Land, Act June 3, 1878. United States Land Office, Lewiston, * Idaho, September 26, 1907. Notice 1 b hereby given that compliance with the provisions of __ the act of congress of June's" 1878*' entitled "An art th. '* *.«.'! ber . and _ . nraa . n M V® 8tate of Ca,, f° ra l a . ; y re ^ on ' Nevada and Washington ; t « rr lw>ry," as extended to all the'the P« b »C land states by act of August ,4, 1892. Guy Mounce, of Lewiston. I _ a A — _ ' I "■ *£-i;7S county of Ne* Perce, state ot Idaho, ; __ purcbas ® of the 8 % SW % of __________ _ ■worn statement No. 3285, for the ' ! r^o'i'w st* proof to .tow 'th.t .L °. -T Ü!" I :"°" e tban ,or a *rlcultural purposes,, . n hls claim to said i * * an< * Register and Receiver ' B a * Lewiston, Idaho, on Thursday, the' ®th day o? February, 1908 ' " He name« the following witnesses: B * nton ' Isaac De * : p ' I " aray ® tt ® «ounce, Eliza be,b "®nton, all of Forest, Idaho, Any and a H persons claiming ad T ®rself the above-described lands are requested 'to Die their claims In this office on or hsfnr- (k . s.»TV of ™ " " eIöre th ® «th day of February, 1»0§. ___________ T. H. BARTLETT, Register. NOTICE FOR PTTBLICATIONT - T imoer Land. Act June ? 1878 nlted States Land Office. Lewiston. Idaho, November 4, 1907. Notice | No Notice is hereby gi ven ~ compliance with the nrnv, " 1q the act of Congress of June 3 "A °* entitled "An act for the sTLS 87 *> ber lands in the States of Cali°f Um ~ Oregon. Nevada, and \ V a,hi n *' Territory," as extended to an ^ Public Land States bv art of i thai 4. 1892, Anna Mounce. of I etlT* county of Nez Perce, state has this day filed i n this office h ^ sworn statement No. 3260 tor nurohoca tk. - * lu r the» io'^ 8 * 2 ° f J£ e , N . E 1 ' 4 NE 1 '4, Sec* of Section T. SE _ NR of Section No. 3, in Tn™ :'** ?'2 N, Range No. 4 V " P will offer proof to show '.J | and sought is more valuablefoJu! timber or stone than for agrioJJ !! purposes and to establish his S to said land before Register nnd ^ °n Wed •Ttnuarv. ' • County ' Ida ho. reiver, at Lewiston, Idaho nesday, the 15th day of 1908. She names as witnesses- r a B. Clark, of Lewiston. Idaho; Heare B. Benton, Guy Mounce. Isaac n„ champ, all of Forest, Idaho Any r.nd all persons claiming -,h versely the above-described lands arl requested to file their claim- j n J. office on or before said 15th dnv r lanuary, 1908. ' or T. H. BARTLETT, Register. Notice to Creditors In the Probate Court of Nez p erc » In the matter of the estate of Eva D. Nichols, Lola C. Nichols, Fred E Nichols, Charlie J. Nichols an* Ralph E. Nichols, Minors. Notice Is hereby given bv the un dersigned, F. W. Nichols, guardian of the estate of Eva D. Nichols, Lola C. Nichols, Fred E. Nichols, Charlie J. Nichols and Ralph E. Nichols, minors, to the creditors of, and all persons having claims against the said minors, to exhibit them with the necessary vouchers, within fo ur months after the first publication of this notice, to the said guardian at the law office of Anderson & Elliott, No. 317 Means block, Lewiston, Ida ho, the same being the place for the transaction of the business of said estate, in Lewiston, county of Net Perce, state of Idaho. Signed and dated at Lewiston, Ida ho, this 27th day of November, A D„ 1907. F. W. NICHOLS, Guardian, Eva D. Nichols, et al. Notice, for Publication. Department of the Interior, Land Of fice at Lewiston, Idaho, November 6, 1907. Notice is hereby given that Ralph ! McCracken of Woodside, Idaho, . , a8 fl ' ed notlce of hls Intention to hta!"*S *?! In support V *" T Homestead Rntiy I N °' 88; ' 1 ' made Januar y 20 ' 19 02. for the lota 2 4 5 6 12 13 2Q an( , -!21, section 17, township 33 N. range 2 W., B M., and that said proof will I be made before register and receiver at Lewiston, Idaho, on December 26, 1907 - up0 n and cultivation of the land ; v|w . ' He names the following witnesses to prove his continuous residence viz. George McMillen, George Hunder man, Theodore Hartman, John Mil ler, all of Woodside, Idaho. T. H. BARTLETT, Register Notice for Publication. Department of the Interior, Land Of fice at Lewiston, Idaho, November 6, 1907. Notice is hereby given that Theo dore Hartman of Woodside, Idaho,. has filed notice of hls intention to niake final five-year proof in support °l his claim, viz.: Homestead Entry ! N '°- 9434 - madft October 17, 1902, for the lots 1, 16, 17 and 18, seetto« 30, township 33 N. range 2 W„ B.. ! and th , a * sald proof 7" ba " ad * ] before register and receiver at Lew-. istou, Idaho, on December 26, 1907. lie names the following witnesses: to prove hls continuous residence upon, and cultivation of, the land, George McMillen, George Hunder man, John Miller, Raïph L. Mc * Cracken, all of Woodside, Idaho. In*---— T. H. BARTLETT, Register. Notice for Publication. T,mb ® r Land, Act June 3* i878. Un,ted States Land Office, Lewiston, Idaho, September 26, 1907. Notice is hereby given that In compliance with the provisions of act of Congress of June 3, 1878, entitled "An act for the sale of tim ber lands In the States of California, _ «o' Oregon, Nevada and Washington all the' publlc ,and states by act of August 4 , 1892, Elizabeth 8. Benton of Lew srst s ri in Township No. 32 N., Range No. * ^*» a °d will offer proof to B ^ ow the land sought Is morr Ta ' uab '® for it* timber or stone than tor a ®rlcultural purposes, and to « tablish her claim to said land before Register and Receiver at Lewiston, Idaho, on Thursday, the 6th day of February, 1903 . She names the following wit nesses: Henry L. Benton, Isaae De®* champs, Lafayette Mounce, all of Forest Idaho; Guy Mounce of Lew iston. Idaho. Any and all persons claiming ad* versely the above-described lands si* requested to file their claims In this office on or before said 0th day of February, 1008. T. H. BARTLETT, Regtoct« 1 .