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Successor to The Lewiston Teller Lewiston Teller, Eetabliehed 1876 LEWISTON, IDAHO, FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 1905. Inter-Btote News, VoL 1, Ma- IF among mines 0FJHUN0ER leviews of Progress and Devel opment in Idaho's Famous Camp (Thunder Mountain News.) A , t he H. Y.-Cllniax the new shaft ; IS down about 20 feet; no new devel- j epments have taken place, but the i w ork will be continued. The Standard. The Burley tunnel at the Standard mine is now driven 260 feet. The rock i F now solid, requiring no further tim bering and the Great Terrett Lode should be cut within the next 75 feet. In the Klk tunnel the drift on the lode Is In "5 foot and 65 feet front the be ginning of the drift a crosscut of the lode is being made. At this point the lode swerved slightly to the west hut is coming back to its former direc tion. On the foçt wall of the lode a drift was started Tuesday morning. Twentiath Century. Thirty-one men are on the payroll of the Twentieth Century Mining and power company, and the force Is be ing constantly increased. Work is be ing pushed on the Central, the Toitac and the Blue Poin.t tunnel. A. A. Lyden, who Is an experienced charcoal burner, has been given a con tract to burn £oOO bushels. ! I ! ] ! j j ! i j j i J The sawmill, which was started and I was running smoothly last week, has been obliged to shut down for two or three days on account of an aecideht. A block of wood passed through the grizzlies and stripped the bevel geared wheel of cogs. The damage can easily be lepaii ed,. how e\ er. and sawing will soon proceed. The Sunnyeide. Work Is being pushed at the Sunny side in preparation for the starting of the mill which will occur In a few days. ,The tramway Is nearly ready, the crusher Is being put in place, and the main »tope is laid out so that the large number of miners required to furnish the ore may work to advantage. In the Bur Oak tunnel the raise to. the Wanket is progressing well. A fine station has been built at the foot of the raise which I" underground over 1.R0O feet. Cars are run under the ore compartments and iron slide doors opened and closed with levers and worked with perfect ease, allowing the rock to fill the cars and shut off the discharge at v the will of the operator. Reardon Crook. On March 11 the News called at tention to 'the work being done on in ly is tention to 'the work being done on | Reardon creek by the owners of the j Reliance and Helen Gould groups. S | claims in all. The owners are Frank I /ft. Allison, Lester H. Busby and Rich- j srd R. Blackburn. Mr. Busby ha« Just | returned from the pronerty and may ! wel) feel delighted with Its showing, j A representative of the News was al lowed to pun some of the rock which was brought in and the prospect was a good one. As was staged in the Issue of the 11th the Reliance group, where the work Is now being done, is about three fonrlhs of a mile from the sum mit south of Diamond's road house. A well defined lode of quartz runs through the property, and in one place ' •s so situated that by running a tun- j nel diagonally to the vein the ore will! he reached In about 45 feet at a depth ! of 150 feet. The work Is already begun i on (his tunnel. s The surface rock Is 1 a white oxidised <v«artr and seems to] be entirely free. Mr. Bushy and his partner have great faith in this ground and firmly believe they have a valua ble mine. Prospective Sale. Frank B. McCann and Lester H. Busby have made a conditional sals of thetr property eu Sugar creek, about two mile« from Rainbow summit. Cap italists from the east have an option on the group till JOJv 15 for $50.000. A Tunnel 65 feet In length hns been run *nd the showing Is good the lode is of Porphyry Is 45 feet',n width and hgs | hoth walls of granite well defined. As the sale depends only upon th ve»-*, jhgioni^P'ttie Representations made h y Mri McCann énd Mr. Busby, it Is safe to say that the deal will go »hnniigh allf right. . b 1/ M *"*• " F.> V-faiimÄrt 'hrtlved from Big »reek last Friday. In- speaking of the • ntry Mr. Goldman said that | M XlTD T n *\ m *'Z> T Wed U ? *7* ** ** P*'"«'»*. This 1" a great cyanide preposition. About __ f t«m*A Werk keg £*en «one. The is took I rig beriet «M thé-assays , _ ru »»«»ta« higher l«*U C, £ü2 M,n,n * WW , J ""' letfthg a orritract for l.lM* foot, of tun nel work. the main ______ ►roperty. depends Mheth", th. Y«IOO 3J<îWA ■ MJ .00 .»U*l F33UQ AM.'- 1 Mir MilTt . *»i 1 IS l »I . . . Hot development* in upnël ( at the Independence, company's «\ erk will he done on the Crown group or I the Kmpress group. W. E. Edwards is expecting parties I from the east to inspect the property ] In which he Is interested. Shepp Edwards, in drifting for the : Sunday lode on his claims, has run | Into a body of galena ore over 20 feet j Wide. He exfiectn to reach the Sunday I lode in about 20 days. Mr. fïnldman says the road to Big Creek is assured. It is now only a I question of whether it will be built I [-from Warren acress the south fork of | the Sainton and over the Elk summit, " r branch from the Thunder Mountain road at Johnson creek and go up Pro file creek, Mr. Goldman warns all travelers to avoid the Snowslide moun j tain trail for the next few weeks unless i they can get over it early In the day. J After passing on Friday, he watched two snow slides shoot down the moun tain side, tearing everything before them. Mrs. P. F. Michael and family and Mrs. Bertha Allen, a niece of Mrs. Michael, arrived in the city last week from Chicago. They formerly resided In this city. Mrs. Allen will leave In a few days for a visit In Seattle. will the DEMOCRATS ANO NEWSPAPERS at Tu I1/-H u j • u . ; I ney Will JO nsnu in nnnd in is the Next Idaho Cam paifn I j ; _____ — »V. j j * 1 very apparent from the re I ports in circulation throughout the j state that the democrats will start an ear jy campaign in Idaho and endeavor O. ! to turn the state completely around j by capturing all the state offices and I * i I j j a ! majority in the legislature to land Fred ■ at the same time gather in enough | T. Dubois in the senate again. The first move towards the strenuous iiini i I , pi,i * n that ls ,om,n K is to honeycomb | , "C. E. Arnev. private secretary to j Hon. Fred T. Dubois, was in the city last week. In going over the political , situation with a prominent democrat ' of this city Mr. Arney said that $100, ooo had been subscribed to have at least one democratic paper In every county In the state and that a daily and weekly paper would be installed | in Rol»e. the first edition of the week- i ly to have 5.000 paid yearly s ihscrih ers. The democratic ticket will he , headed by Senator Dubois for gover nor. on the anti-Mormon platform. It ; is a sure thing that Senator Smoot will j lose his seat In Washington and that ; the prospects for a democratic .victory j wer very uttering. M|11. Arney was; looking very well and was pleased to j meet all his old friends." 1 »he stale with demo, ratio newspapers | ; and In support of this statement the j i following appears in the Bell vue Her j "W of !l 1 'vceilt date: j \ j 1 | j ; i | j S | I j | ! j a 1 WORLD HAVE RANDJjONCERTS Asotin Orf anization Desire Use of Asotin City Park to Erect a Pavilion I | ^ %° h ' t ,, nd HSk th e ,. ltv to donate the use of the city park for Asotin. April 27.—Tonight the fourth practice «if the Asotin band under the direction of J. B. Pollard of Lewis ton, was held, and after the practice an informal meeting of the members of the organization was h» Id to dt. < u.. , the matte, of holding open air ««'»' certs n this - ''V ^uH'.g the summe.-, It was Anally del ei ,.i « ■ . tee will go before the city council I mrnlthlJ ( , onr „, tion w1th , he «e plans It is | , e(| to haVf . the steamer Mmm net* make an excursion trip f*D _ iBton an(> CUrUet „ n to A so tip band coftcgrts and dances to be given gj Intervals. it 4a planned to erect j a large dance pavilion and makjt a i number nf other improvements trod , $l\i- the people a good f«>rm of enter tainment during the hot- summer j Lewiston bring those who desire to dance, Pollard has made excellent pr , tfM , <rajtn ing of the Asotin band 'the organization promises to bef-an ! excellent one before the seaMn eftrta. j i 1 j The raw ;*f Jno. O. Bender vk iE. W r . Eaves et al 1» oa trial in the dis trict quirt mdnv. iqti); 6 itllOffi«) OH isl -o:S[ ' &r - ylblr yrft ni $14if //ft I I ] : | j I I I | PORTLAND WILL NOW ASSIST IN HELPING IMPORTANT PROJECT Committee Has Gone to that City to Secure Aid for Electric Railway and Independent Boat Service With -practically 1300.000 now sub scribed for the electric railway and in dependent boat service which project will serve a vast country from Port land. Oregon, to Orangeville, Idaho, the building of these lines Is now prac Orangeville Is now fully organized with working committees and reports coming In from every section Is most encouraging. Meetings have been held at many places on the reservation and Camas pfolrie and the subscriptions have been most liberal. The total sub* seriptlons from tlcally an assured fact. The country I between Lewiston, Nezperce and i Lewiston-Clarkston and other points In the country have totalled up to nearly $375,000. The work of bringing Portland into ; the project will now be the object that is to be accomplished within the next day or two. Messrs. R. C. Beach and O. A. Kjos left this morning for that city where they will Join E. H. Libby who has preceded them and the mat I ter will be laid before the Portland j * chamber of commerce and open river j i commission and the project put up to . I the business interests of Portland. The committee leaving here goes to Port- j j land with sufficient data explaining j the resources and tonnnge of the ooun- ' try to be served. The way was paved a few weeks ago by W. F. Kettenbach ■ conference with members of the cham | who was In Portland and was In daily ] i her of commerce with the result that I that body addressed a communication to the trustees of the project In which | , he support of the business Interest* | wo-dd be pledged when certain data j ------ j ; j j WEYERHAEUSER PEOPLE HERE MAY SOON ESTAOLISH If Permit is Secured it is Probable that and Power Plant will be Built on Clearwater River MILLS Dam Members of the Weyerhauser timber , syndicate are now In the city and im- portant Hniiouncements are looked for within the next 24 hours from mem- bers of the party with reference to the plans of the company for develop- ment of the timber industry In this region. Mr. Frederick Weyerhauser, sr., and son J. P. Weyerhauser, were arrivals In this section last evening, having first stopped at the Porter home east of the city and coming to I the city last night. Mr. Weyerhauser was seen for a few minutes last night and stated that he was here for the purpose of looking Into the autuatlon fully and acqualn^ng his son with this section. this having been his first trip to this region. He speaks very en couragingly over the outlook for a bright future for Lewiston and states that the company desires to construct sawmills in Lewiston Just as soon as , ^ practicable and after the company ^ ^ ab , e to Jook furthpr lnto the Qf , be c* arwate . wWleh will require a permit from I . „ T _ _ .______ . j i , j the government. Mr. Weyerhauser In tlmated that It was possible that he would give out something for publica tion today with reference to the plans of the company but would first «-onsult with members of his party who arriv ed from the Clearv^nter country this morning. Mr. Frederick Weverhaiiser. Jr., and Mr. Davies, the company's ex pert mill man. left the Clearwater train at Porters this morning. Joining tlie rex* Of the JMrttr which drove to that plau« frOm here. \fi. N. Brown and Cbas. A. Weyerhauson who have also been In the Clearwater timber ooun try. left the train at Potlatch doing j to Moscow. There Is now e«erv Indication that some definite announcement will be made by the company relative to Its . ' plans for the future in Lewiston. The Weyerhaiiier syndicate own end rpn t»pl many tho «sands of s«-r«e of é»l Wh - ;*|r y ÜA Ydàâi tr*. was presented that would show the feasibility of the project together with the necessary data to show that there is sufficient tonnage to warrant the construction of an independent line. These facts will be fully supplied by Messrs. Kjos , Beach and Libby and it is now reasonably certain that the people of Portland will take hold of the matter with vigor. The committee In charge of the work of securing subscriptions In the coun try between Lbwiston and Waha have partially completed their work and re port having secured stock subscrip j.tions amounting to nearly 612,000. The work was tedious and many of the most prominent farmers were not see a owing to their absence from home and It is the plan of the committee to make another trip to that section <n the near future. The opening of the Celllo portage will mark the first step In open river transportation to the sea and to Le w Iston will fall the honor of having sent the first steamer to that point. It Is announced by C. F. Allen, lesre of the steamer Mountain Gem. that when j the portage Is ready for action that he w ill make a test trip with an dea ' of determining the feasibility of run nlng the river and to learn the cost of operation on the long haul. Captain an old and experienced steamboat man ] Cray, master of the Mountain Oem. Is and Is thoroughly familiar with the river between here and Celllo and Kiv< ' s out the «"«'"-ance that the trip ill he made without difficulty. uahle timber lands In the Clearwater on intry anils In other sections of the country the company is making Im- provements and is now overatlng mills at Palouse and. Colfax. At this time the company Is projecting a railway from Palouse to the timber belt which will be utilized in transporting timber to Its mills which are operated at Pa- lonse and Colfax. At the same time it Is «'urrently reported that the pro- position to establish large mills In Lew iston hns not been abandoned and that as soon as a permit can be *e- cured to dam the Clearwater river that the company will make improve- ments here that will require the ex- pendlture of nearly 'S1.DOO.000. The purpose of the company will be to gen- erate a water power that will have a capacity of 60.006 horse power. It *" known that the plans of the corn- pany contemplate the establishment of paper mills ns well as saw mills. It is not generally known to the puhliq at large that the white fir timber whl«-h Is espe«-lrilly adapted for paper manufacture is plentiful in the Clear «vater timber belt, but such is the case 1 and this industry bids fair to be one Î of the most Important in this section. 1 The establishment <»f water power ! on the Clearwater rl«'er will also be the means of bringing In outside cap- ; Ital for the establishment of large | flouring and cereal mills. Other man- j iifacturlng plants ««111 also likely be established «« ith the completion of the power plant nnd T-ewistnn will then become a manufacturing center of no mean proportions. The entire Weyerhauser party will j remain at the beautiful home of L. I -A- Porter east of the city this a ft er - j noon where they will he entertained at dinner. It Is not known how long . . they will remain In the city but it 1* tha * **» P»«V oill prob |J»*>l.v be here for several day» ' Abstract Sheet. Reported by the Commercial Trust company, April 27, 1005. Jasper H. Cox to John H. Irvine, part of lot 11. block B, of Llndaay and Lunn tract, city of Lewiston. Consid eration $1,500. Bertha E. Kuhn to R. V. Kuhn. SS 1-3 feet east of northwest corner af lot 0 Thompson's Field, south 400 feet north 400 feet, west SS 1-S feet. Con sideration $1,200. Effie L 'Johnson to Frank Surprise: lot 2, section SS, township 34, north range 1 east. Consideration $$00. David Sperbeck to James Qualey, one rod wide- off north side of north west quarter of northwest quarter of section 20-S7-4 west. Consideration $35. Louis McMorria, of Walla Walla, is In the city looking after business In terests. Mr. McMorrla owns consid erable property In Lewlaton and Is con templating the erection of a large Wrick structure on his property at the cor ner of Main and Eugent street which is now occupied by the foundry. Dr. J. F. Brldwell, of Kamtah, waa a visitor in the city today. MEETING OF COMMITTEE ■ -■ ■ 1 . " ■ ■ Republican Executive Members Name New Precinct Commit . tee men in Nez Perce County a a If I ! The meeting at the Bolllpger House Tuesday night of the Executive com mittee of the republican county «en trai committee produced ho such sen sation as the gossip of the town would jiave. The meeting was held strictly behind closed doors and If there were any stormy scenes behind them the public has not been let Into the secret. The assertion was made on the street that Governor Gooding would he asked to kindly recognise the organisation of this county In Its recommendation of candidates for state appointments, but when Chairman Stearns and other members of the committee were ap proached after the meeting they were ; silent on the subject. j The information was given out how-'| ever that the meeting was harmonious and that the committee had met sim ply for the purpose of namjng a few committeemen from the new portion of Nez Perce county. The executive committee was Increased from five to • seven members and C. C. Fuller, of j Orofino, and S. K. Wetwnure, rof South i wick, were named to fill the positions, i The new precinct committeemen npv I pointed were as follows:' 1 I Orofino, C. C. Fuller; Greer, Patrick Keane; Fraser. Enoch Harrison; We ippe, R. J. Anderson: Pierce City, Ja - I cob Geisel; Ahsahka, Frank Surprise; Kenton, Walter Harris: Dent. Bass Hibbs; Möhler. W. A. Burghardt; Flat' «•her. Albert Wright; Lapwal, Walter, Hlbbs; Waha, Henry Hamea. j ' _______ j , . ,,, . Washington Officials will make ll TO VISIT SAND ISLAND Personal Visit to the Dis puted Boundary Olympia, Wash.. April 26.—It had been planned that this «veek Gover nor Mead and a party would visit the Columbia river In the vicinity of Band island and make a personal examina tion of the territory In dispute between this state and Oregon, but the trip has been postponed until next week, the exact date not having been fixed. The Governor will be accompanied by As 1 ststant Attorney General E. C. Maodon Î H ld. of Kpokane. and by Engineer Jues 1 sen. of the latter city, ««'ho will make ! the sur\'eys. it Is the pur|>ose of the Washington ; officials, after an Inspection of the dls | p ited boundary to prepare for filing j a suit In Jhe sirpreme court of the - 1* I'lilted States. For the expense* of tke litigation $5«l0fl has been appropriated. Sir. Macdonald, who will have personal «-barge of the case for thla state, will go to the national capital to file the papers. He says the procédure will probably be that after the action ha* been brought the fe«Jeral court will ap point a referee to take the testimony. After the evidence I* all In snd print ed. with the accompanying mapa and plats, the supreme court win fix a date for the arguments of counsel. This expected to be many months hence. COMMENCEE AT _ * Exercises wHI be IMt or Jm I 4th and Thirteen Meats* will Graduate On Wednesday. June 14, the annual commencement exercise# tor the MM&* mal school will be held In the MOTTO*— bly room and 13 students will be grad uated there with honora, and with aim* education that will enable them to earth - a good living through life, The grad uating class originally had 14 mMFrf hers but Miss Marla Jenaan a tn s pt ad b a position teaching at Clarifia, la Sho shone county, and has left the eehoute The. IS graduates are: MIm Band Hall, Spokane; Miss Gladys Kelly, Pomeroy: Emma Kimbrough, taw If ton; Miss Merle Kimbrough, Lee to ton : Miss Louise Taylor, Welser; MM» Helen Brace, Nampa; Mias Mary led Decker, Nampa; Miss LeorO Myemu Caldwell; Willard G win, "Gifford; Mlato Bernice O'Neill, Lewiston; HMM Bartles, Parma; MiM Mary Btentngor» Lew Iston ; Mias Nellie Edwin, Mos cow. On Sunday, June 11 the' baccalaure ate sermon will be preached, bait' ttl has not been determine! who WIN de liver the address. On Mondâÿ Stmm 12. the senior class will present flier Merchant of VenltSTat the Templs the ater. under the direction of Mias HeMy— On Tuesday, Y une IS, PrsSldsnt O. MU Black will give the ahhuhl reception I» the graduates and oil the fallowing day the commencement exercises wd be held. The commencement spuMr* has not been chosen. On May 12 the student# pi thé scTiootZ will take an outing and expect to In augurate an annual picnic dajr. Thee steamer Mountain Gem will bè charter ed for the day and the student*, '!p* company with the faculty and friends,, will go either to Citve ' gulch of the Onand Ronde and spend foe day. *' :ti It Is expected that wbt4 ort thé nésé~ training school will soon be commenc- - ed. The plnns are In the hands of thsc I architect and shouM be ready wfthtn ! a couple of Weeks. Ry letting foe pHUOT* ; at an early date the contractor 1 j v e able to complete thé building the opening of the fell term, The base ball trim has i-ommenesET practice again nnd will drill for the game with the I 'nB crslty of Washing ton. which la to he played here May S. The boys believe they played them selves stale and after a brief rest (Ml thst they can again get' Into the hap— ness and play good bull.' POMEROY FLOUR MILL BURN*- - I Landmark af the Pales so Totally De- stroyed—Loss f U t jOO O . Pomeroy. Wash. April 27.-—TRe» « Pomeroy Flouring mille, foe building» of which were landmarks In OAritfil were Greyed by Are be , ween j B nd 2 o'clock this morning..ThW origin of the fire Is not known. Esti mated losses are $25.000 on the milt buildings and *10.son on the flour an# grain. The mill had « capacity of 10fo barrels per «lay. ■ * The mill -was the first building erect ed In what is now Pomeroy, and MX construction was begun -in 18T8 or 117k j The mill proper was four stories KML land had attached a smaller grist mflK warehouses and other wings. The inB* was not running last night, and; as mot watchman Is employed, the fire led! gained great beadwr-v before the vol unteer fire denartment reached MM scene. The wind was blowing to 4hs - northeast, the most fn « arable dlrectkfce - for the safety of the main business park of Pomeroy, which Is only a short «Me— tance from the mill. A tow barns aodl ' sheds belonging to private resid en c e» were burned, and the Allen hotel, vhkk, for a time was threatened, was consid erably damaged by «va ter. M. H. fine- - ser, who owned the mills. Is In Bvt land. It was found necesdary to tur» off the current of the electric tight» and the town was In darknesa. BOND ISSUE CARRIE*: Special Election Yesterday Brings Out Light Vote By practically unanimous «-ote tbtr proposed bond Issue of $62,506 s» carried yesterday at the special'else- tlon held in the three wards of the - city. The Issue Is designed for the • purpose of taking up nil outstanding: ««•arrant* «vhich is no«« drawing 7 per i-ent Interest. The bonds will call for 5 per cent interest ««hl,-h will be a sav- ing to the city of 2 per cent. The* total «-ote cast was 61. 75 for the issue and 16 against it. Engineer G. N. Miner arrived fa the* i-lty last e«-enlng from t'olfax.