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News of Idaho Towns
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^Resolutions of Condolence Passed by
Orangeville Aerie F. O. E.
-Whereas, An inscrutable and all
«s-ise providence has suddenly removed
from our midst our brother, Henry
KYax. who departed this life on the
2 venlng of the 15th inst, be it
"Resolved, That In the death of this
most worthy and valued member of
our order, the aerie to which he be
longed, as well as the community of
Orangeville and vicinity, where for so
.many years he lived and wrought, ful
filling every duty of a citizen, always
-directing his splendid powers to every
interest which had for its purpose the
■ p.levation and advancement of the ma
» criai welfare and social well being of
those about him. suffer an irreparable
loss. Taken in the prime of manhood,
his death brings to his bereaved and
stricken family a void, in their midst
a grief, which the mellowing years of
time alonel can only party assuage.
"Alas, alas, farewell, our friends and
'orother, from this surcease of sorrow
there is yet left us the sweet memory
of thy many virtues, and let us hope
that from out the 'bourne of time and
place, we may travel far, may we meet
our brother face to face, when we cross
the bar.' And be it further
"Resolved, That these resolutions be
spread on the minutes of this aerie,
that a copy hereof be given to the fam
ily of the deceased, and that they be
published in the several newspapers,
and that the charter of this aerie be
draped In mourning for a period of 30
"Fraternally submitted, L. Vineyard,
ß. C. Wiltse. T. H. Bartlett, C. H. Nu
gent, R. H. Hartman, committee."
Stranger Gets Away With Government
Weiser, Idaho. April 20.—A lone
Highwayman held up the Alpine post
office and store Saturday- night, secur
ing $30 in money. From reports
brought to the city this afternoon, it
appears that M. L. Wilkerson, the post
master, and proprietor of the store,
was alone about 8 o'clock in the even
ing when a stranger entered with a
white mask on his face. He Imme-'
..'Irate 1 y drew a revolver and com
manded the postmaster to lie down on
the floor.
Mr. Wilkerson did as requested and
the robber went through the money
drawer, taking all the money. He then
deft in the darkness.
Mr. Wilkerson notified the neighbors
-and a search was made for the robber,
but he had disappeared. His mask was
found a short distance from the post
office. Officers have been notified and
a search instituted. Alpine Is about
5# miles from Weiser. In the northern
-portion of the county. The robber was
Jt stranger to the postmaster.
.American Eagle Mine Now Out of Lit
Klk City. April 20.—The News sayS:
A. W. Boyd received Instructions
«from the company ordering him to taJce
• over the American Eagle toduy, from
the receiver, after which he will re
turn to Spokane for a conference with
the directors with the object. It Is hop
■■Ad. of perfecting arrangements look
ing to an Immediate resumption of
-operations on that splendid property.
J. A. Coverly returned from Spokane
■»oaa Friday's stage. To the News man
Hr. Coverly said: "Old Elk Is cer
• talnly booming up In good shape, es
pecially In the eastern centers. This
summer will bring phenomenal devel.
opments In mining throughout this en
tire section. The E. C. G. M. com
iwny'i affairs are entirely sntisfaetory
M- P. McGhee arrived on Thursday's
stage to assume the position of super
tntendent of the Buffalo Hill placers.
Mr. McGhee was accompanied by his
A. A. Kinkaid, of Orangeville, Is an
Elk visitor this week on mining busi
ness. accompanied by Messrs. Harsh
and Corcoran, of Denver and Boston,
W. Stoever. manager of the Cham
pion group. left on Thursday's stage
for Stltes. where he goes to receive
and superintend the shipment of the
-company's new stnmp mill.
Ralph Middleton and Jack Mont
-gomery came In from the Hercules
^Wednesday for a new supply of grub.
G. L. L Backett has equipped his
stage route between Klk City and Oro
-jxrande with a handsome two-seated
(buck board.
'«Old Fire Boll Taken Down and Will
Find New Home.
'Moscow, April 20.—One of the oldest
'landmarks In the city was removed a
'few-days ago. The fire bell which has
• occupied a prominent position for 15
• year* haa been taken down and in a
few days will be placed in the rear
-of the city hall where a new tower
. grill be erected.
400 Ton Cyanide Plant Be Constructed
This Year.
Orogrande. April 20.—The Elk City
News says:
E. F. Gordon, general manager of the
Hillside Mining and Milling company,
arrived here on Monday's stage. He
will probably spend a few weeks In
this vicinity before going to the Hill
side property at Big Creek.
A meeting of the incorporators of
the Vendetta and Orogrande mining
company will be held about May 1 to
elect officers etc. It is the intention
of the company to build a 2 1-2 mile
flume from the South fork of Crooked
river and install a 400-ton cyanide
plant before the first of next year.
Gates crushers and centrifugal rails
will be used in the reduction of the
ore. The company has already a mil
lion tons of ore blocked out which
will assay $3.00 per ton on the Ven
detta property, which is the south ex
tension of the Hogan mine.
The Crooked Ricer Mining and Mill
ing company's cyanide plant will be in
operation about June 1. They will then
demonstrate that they have the great
est gold mine in existence.
Bob Pulse came down from Big creek
Monday. He says there is two feet
of snow up there yet. He is workilng
the Old Gold property- and is staking
some very high grade ore on No. 5.
Jas. H. Colgrove has two men work
ing on the Black Pine dyke sluicing
the surface off. He has uncovered 30
feet of fine sulphide ore.
Boise CoCunty Man Passes Away Sud
Idaho City, April 19.—Wilhelm Lass,
a member of the board of county com
missioners of Boise county- and one
of the early pioneers of this section,
died at the warm springs about two
miles below town last Friday. He was
about 72 years of age and had been
placer mining on a bar some three
miles from Idaho City since the early
days. He had married and settled
down at warm springs only a short
time ago. He was elected county com
missioner last November.
He had been ill for two weeks past
and his life was despaired of for «he
last two or three days. He was first
seized with something like erysipelas
in his arm and the ailment spread to
the body.
Besides his widow, he is survived
by a number of brothers and sisters in
Germany, there ahving meen 10 or 12
In the family. One brother. Herman,
lives here.
Jess Buckley Wounded in Breast by
Man Nsmid Hawitt Near Hope.
Hope. April 20.—While Jess Buckley,
a young man %vho Is visiting in Hope,
was walking on the railroad track with
a camera under his arm, he met a man
named Hewitt who lives in East Hope.
Hewitt asked Mr. Buckley why he was
taking his picture nnd drawing a pistol
shot Buckley In the breast, Inflicting
a slight flesh wound. He was arrested
on complaint of Buckley and placed
under $1000 bonds. Some people are
of the opinion that Mr. Hewitt is of un
sound mind.
Report That Read Will Be Built to
Payotto Lakee Thia Year.
Welser, April 20.—While In' New
York. D. C. Nevlns, of the Iron Springs
company, met Lewts Hall, president
of the P. & I. N. railway, and Vfca
President and General Manager
Heigho. He was told by them that the
extension of the P. A I. N. rallwny from
Council to Payette lakes this year wtr*
an assured fact, and that work would
be commenced on the extei^ion In the
near future.
Louis Sommer, cashier of the Bank
of Welser, hus purchased two lots on
the northeast corner of West Main
and Fourth street west, on which he
will begin the construction of n hand
sone residence.
Carpenters began work today on the
cottage to be built by Fred Brent on
his lot on West Idaho street between
Third and Fourth streets west. The
cottage will be a frame. 26x28, one
M. T. Hargrove has purchased two
lots in the Hillter nddition on which
he will shortly begin the construction
of a cottage.
Johfi' McRoberts, of Mudvale. will
leave for Baker City next week to have
his arm amputated. Mr. McRoberts
has sulTered a great deal with his arm
for several years, and his physicians
have decided that it will be necessary
to amputate It.
The oratorical contest for the Sleeves
gold medal, to be given to the best ora
tor In the Welser schools, will take
place at the opera house Friday even
ing. April 28. There will be six con
testants. It is attracting considerable
Majority of Stock Held by I. B. Perrine
in Trust.
Boise. April 20.-—Articles of Incor
poration of the Burley Townsite com
pany, limited, have been filed with the
secretary of state. The Incorporators
are I. B. Perrine, of Blue Lakes; J. E.
Miller, of Albion; \V. L. Burton, of
Milner; W. T. Burton, of Milner; W.
T. Jack, of Oakley and S. H. Hays, of
Boise. Each has one share of the cap
ital stock of $500.000. but Mr., Perrine
holds $499.995 shares, as trustee. The
townsite of Burley Is located about a
mile south of the point where the Min
idoka-Twin Falls railroad will cross
the Snake river.
C. B. Hurtt has returned from a visit
to Twin Falls. He states the activity
continues there. The land is still open
for settlement is being sold at the rate
of about 1,000 acres a day. It is Mr.
Hurtt's opinion that the railway may
be completed to the town by June 15.
It will certainly be In operation by
July 4.
The association of Idaho bankers
will hold its first convention on May
10. It had been intended to hold the
gathering In Boise, but it seems no ar
rangements have been made for the
gathering, and the meeting may be
held elsewhere. It Is expected 75
bankers from all parts of the state will
be,in attendance.
Tried to Beat Passenger Train on Rail
road Tricycle.
Fred Anderson, the Russian Finn,
who it will be remembered was last
week detained at the sheriff's office
because of a controversy- between him
self and the Short Line employes dur
ing which the czar's subject belabored
a brakeman with a board, is again in
trouble, nnd again primarily with the
Short Line.
Anderson, after his release from cus
tody- here, went to Nampa, but had not
been there long when he felt a strong
inclination to return to Mountainhome.
By some meas he procured a railroad
tricycle (he says he bought It for $2)
and started on his return to this place
some time in advance of the eastbound
passenger Saturday evening. The Finn
heard the approaching train, which
whistled and rang the bell and tried
In every way to shoo him off the track,
but it only served to rouse his fighting
blood. He took these various noises to
be a challenge for a race and bent all
hls strengthto beat the Iron monster
fast closing up the gap between. Into
The gap was closed at a point about
two miles west of town, where Fred
and his machine were side tracked, so
to speak. The engine's pilot just scoop
ed that tricycle and the madman and
threw them about 15 feet into the
air. depositing them at one side of the
right of way. where the wrecked ma
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Open for Settlement
20,000 Acres of Extra Choice State Land
Will be open to entry ADrll 25. 1905, a part, the only large body of
choice land left In the arid states. •
Perfect CBmote
Water in Abundance
In the American Falls Canal. You can maki final pro .f without living
on the land.
Buy your tickets to American Falls, Idaho, on main line of the
Oregon Short Line railwav.
Snake River Valley
Improvement Co.
American Palls, Idaho
that when the train backed up and
the conductor wished him to ride into
town, he coldly and dtgnifiedly declin
ed. preferring to walk. And, sure
enough, when Sheriff Ross, who went
after the mad Slav aboard a handcar,
met him. he was leisurely trudging in
to town.
He was examined as to his sanity
Monday- forenoon before Judge Stlm
son and the county physician and pro
nounced insane. Tuesday he was taken
to the asylum at Blackfoot.—Moun
tainhome Bulletin.
Lively Grist of News From South Ida
ho Town.
Glenn's Ferry. April 20.—Frank Lux
returned to the Ferry after several
months' stay' in California. He was
accompanied by his brother and wife,
who expect to remain here for an in
definite time.
Mrs. A. D. Watkins left for Camas
prairie last Thursday for the summer.
Mr. and Mrs. I. E. Perkins left for
Payette last Sunday for a short visit
with Mrs. Perkins' mother.
Mrs. R. E. Griffith, mother of Frank
Griffith, arrived In this place last week
accompanied by her two daughters.
They expect to make their future
home here.
Mrs. J. H. Mooney and family left
yesterday for Ogden to join Mr.
Conductor George Moore, who was
hurt several months ago by walking
off the top of a boxcar in the dark
and breaking his ankle. Is back here
shaking hands with old friends. His
foot is In pretty- bad shape, but he
can get around by the aid of a cane.
Mrs. L. B. Green Likely to Be Appoint
ed to the Place.
Mountainhome. April 20—On account
of the resignation of Dan Schüttler, the
recently elected county attorney, to ac
cept the office of county auditor and
recorder, made vacant by the resigna
tion of J. V. Mundell, there have been
several aspirants for the attorneyship.
Several petitions have been circulated
but the vacancy is still unfilled. The
office was tendered Judge Howie by
the county commissioners and his re
fusal will now leave y>e field clear for
Mrs. L. B. Green, who has been holding
the office of assistant prosecutor under
Mr. Schüttler, and as a petition has
been circulated for her and received
many signers it Is quite probable that
she will receive the appointment.
The work of remodeling the Turner
house goes merrily on. The new man
agement is making every effort to make
this one of the best hotels along the
line and it is being thoroughly renovat
ed and rernode Ue d f™ra top to bottom,
The new furnlture is expected In a day
or so »nd then the town can boast of
a strictly first class hostlery.
From Moscow.
Moscow, April 19.— E. W. Newman,
representing the Spokane Jobbers As
sociation is here in charge of the stock
of Lilly & Moore, who have assigned
to their creditors.
! Burns Brothers \
Opposita Brewery.
We would be pleased to have *
you call. Galleries at Lewiston, £
Pullman, Colfax and Pendleton. *

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Jellum & Jones i
98 4th 8treet Lewiston, Idaho, e
Properties examined and re- £
ported on. Working tests made 4
on ores. Assays for gold, sliver, *
lead or copper, $1; gold and sll- •
▼er, or silver and lead in one X
sample, $1. Gold Purehaood. £
Star Dray Co. [
Light and heavy hauling to any
part of Lewiston or Clarkston.
All deliveries made promptly and
carefully. Residence phone 886.
Office phone 1411.
Farms For Sale j
We have one of the best lists of *
farms in Idaho, all well improv- •
ed. We can suit, no matter what £
you want in the shape of farm £
lands or homes'd relinquishm'ts. «
Write or call and let' us know £
what you want. Address: •
J. L. FENTON & CO. £
262 Main st. Lewiston, Idaho. *
I Lewiston Dray j
j Company {
£ Office phone 1111. Barn phone *
* / 2011 £
4 •
£ Light and heavy hauling to all £
£ parts of Lewiston and Clarkston. £
• 4
It you want to eat in an
try the
• 5600 Snow-storm (Coeur d'A- •
• lenes) 23 cents. 4
£ 5000 Tamarack and Chesa- •
• peake (Coeur d'Alenes 7 l-2c. •
• 10000 Tarbox (Coeur d'Alenes) £
• 2 l-2c. •
£ 5000 Crackerjack, 2 l-4c. £
£ Write us If you have any •
• stocks you wish*to sell. £
• 5000 Crackerjace. 2 3-4c. £
£ 5000 Atlas 4 l-2c. •
• 5000 Del Rio lc. £
£ 1000 Wise Boy 4c £
• lOOOOBroadwater, lc. •
: Spokane Brokerage :
: Company :
• Walter J. Nicholls, Manager £
£ 1-2 Wolverton Block £
£ Spokane, Washington £
à teas
No other I
They are always the
I same. Fragrant and
delicate. Kept so by die sealed
Selb this TEA and carries as
large and complete a stock
of tancy and high grade gro
ceries as any store in the state
{or Pfperhai^L
Pain tin g
139 Eighth Stun
Just below Phillip), the
Honest work for hone«^
NAYLOR & noun
145 Fifth Bti m i
Repairing a Specialty
Thiessen Block fSffi*
255 Main Straat
Wines, Liquors and Cigars
Open Day and Night
R. L. LATIMER, Pisp.
Sole agent for Pacific Brewing
and Malting Co. Bottle aed
Draught Bear.
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The H. & K. Cigar
10c and 2 for 25c
Chief Joseph Cigar
5c at all Dealers
Lewiston, Idaho.
White Front Stable
First-Class Rigs
Saddle Horses
Careful Drivers
Telephone 371
No. 411 Main Street
Calla anawerad Day or Night
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