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•sierd- i > Barton »'** a visitor .111 the city ^ front Lapwai. I neorgie Morrison left Wednesday for ! outing at the Meadows. . * Vkin' and wife returned Wed- j ZZ from a visit to the Portland, 1 f ileyer and Mrs. Meyer returned from a visit with friends' ^ednes^a' I ,t yjoficow. Culdesac tester- i xt D MiH ? * ent to Culdesac je * ler . to look after his harness business | at that point ïlT' ■- ^cavation is completed for the T c einent sidewalk in front of the building. rday from an extended visit to Port ed and the exposition. C Collum, special agent for the Jd office, is back from his trip to the Clearwater timber belt. C Brooks and family returned Wednesday from a month's outing with friends the St. Maries river. ne» ° dd T Alford" and wife returned yes- I _a .« «• »3 «slat* t n IfAet _ j ! j j i j.j r.oodhue, of the Commercial n, company, returned yesterday from » business trip to Stltes. Colonel John Lane was in the city Wednesday from Jullaetta where he 1 ? now engaged In the hotel business. The Lewiston Milling company have b een making some extensive Improve ments on their mill the past few days. Myrtle Sharrah and mother left yes terday for Portland where they will spend some time visiting the exposi tion. Charles Parker, Ben Grtihs and Judge Harn made up a party that went to the wheat fields Wednesday In search of Chickens. William Pierstorf and wife, of Mid dleton. Wisconsin, who have been vis tting relatives here for the past week, left yesterday for Portland to attend ; p T. Lomax left yesterday for a ; two weeks outing on Craig mountain j where his family have been camming j for the summer in one of Felix War- j ten's cabins. Professor P. C. Reese went *0 Port - j land yesterday morning where he avili ' attend the fair a week before going! to Clifton. Arizona, to teach for the ! coming school year. The residents of east 7th avenue are | making .a great big kick because that j street is not sprinkled by the city, at j last reports the dust was thirteen inch - | es deep on an nverage. Captain Knh. Baughman Is running an excursion steamer on the lower river and Is having the time of his life show ing eastern excurionosts the wonders of the mightiest stream of the west. The dance rtt Schleicher's park was called off Wednesday even ing owing to the damn weather, but those in charge promise nil who attend a good time tomoi The Fashion millinery ny 1 \euinn i inaugurated I a fire sale today to dispose of $3,000 worth of damaged stock. The «sale will continue today and tomorrow and some rare bargains nr" to he offered on stock that i« water soaked. Mary Benton DDean, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joel Benton of this city, ar rived in the city yesterday for a months visit. Her husband has recently moved from Lincoln. Nebraska, to Spo kane. wher° she will make her futur" home. Frank Rurke passed through the cite Wednesday en route to Orangeville af ter having spent several.days 3t his timlier claim on the North Fork. Mr. Rurke will spend the remainder of the year at Orangeville where he is en Xaged in expertlng the county hooks. John Rae has gone to visit the Port land fair and will make trip to Cali fornia before returning to Lewiston. Mrs. Alice Rogers Is enjoying a visit this week from her sister Mrs. L. C. Hail of Coggon, Iowa. R"ilding sidewalks is the order of the day on east main street. L-* Morris and wife well known members of th° Keith Stock company 'eft on the Owl train last night for Seattle where they will open next week ' n a vaudeville act in the Oonsldlne theater. Mr. Morris expects to heturn tn Lewiston in 'the fall and organize * stock compare to play here during the winter months. ■Np Monnce has completed the thre»hi nK of 4r , 0 nrrPS nf w fceat at his ^■ahii rfu ,ch and finds that the aver a * p v *eld has been 38 bushels per acre. He has 150 acres of barley that will go 35 bushels to the acre. When this is threshed his harvesting for the season *HI have been finished. The W»h:i «hintry was rot injured by the hot »Ir.ds of July. J I,. Crutcher has changed his plans If regard to the construction of his building and will now excavate a basement. p"t in a «tone foundation *od not up walls for s permsneri •tructnre. Tn n P Vollme» a"d Frank, * Kettenhach. the adloinlng property! owner, w „, , ftln Mm a partv «all *» p »her «Me and will S oon make de Plans to build on their frontage * »'ibstantlal hnslness Mock covering, ,n »he ground b"rned i" the recent fhonre of plans will delay the wn-v r .„ tc>ier bu uaing about 15 He h»d hoped to b» readv for' husire,, bv Pth pf 3 PrW .be r . but * 1l! h* delà ved until about the 20!h. hardware the citv , at. seearn*. „f Nezperce, was arrivai in ti le city this morning L. Stannus. the Orofino man. was doing business ,oda > J. M. Pearce left the city yesterday f ° r a business trip to Ignore and other reservation points, 0 0 , . * ■ Bass and John Alford have re ,l "T d fr ° m a week ' s visit to Portland and other coast towns )>q r Reed, of Orangeville, was an arrival on the early mOmlng train from a trip to Portland and the Sound country. , J T ' Ra - V - Proprietor of the Owl drug store, and Mrs. Ray. returned y terday from a ten days' visit at the Portland exposition. James Thompson, of the Inland Com mercial company, was an arrival Yes terday from a visit with relatives at Dayton, Washington. A very handsome sofa pillow is on display at the Sugaree and will be raf fled off as soon as all the tickets are sold, which will be about a week. Miss Margaret Butler returned yes terday from a month's visit at Port land and Seattle. While at Seattle she was the guest of her aunt. Mrs. Fred M. Hallen Mrs. A. D. Rothschilds and daughter returned yesterday from a short visit with relatives at Colfax and will re main a month here liefere returning to their Chicago home, visiting with Mrs. Rothschilds brother. D W. Gteen hurg Mrs. TV J. McOilvery returned from the mountains last Tuesday where shr has been camping with a party of friends at the Dent cottage. She was called home by the illness of her bro ther Charles Schaefer, who was taken down Monday with an attack of ap pendicitis Mac H. Harbaugh arrived in the city this morning having in charge William Marksbury, a resident of the North Fork section who is charged with kill ing game out of season. The case was taken before Justice Coburn where the defendant will probably plead guilty and accept thp usual fine of $2fi and costs. to of a a a : I I ! a I I ! b. G. Bradley passed through the | city Wednesday en route from Portland to Orangeville. He has spent the last three months at the Portland exposi tion where he has some extensive con cessions in the line of public adver tising. He has charge also of the offi cial guide published dally at the fair grounds. C. C. Fuller, editor of the Orofino Optimist, had the current issue of his paper published in Lewiston this wpek and the people of the town got the home news Just the same as if the law had I '' ot stepped in and seized the plant. The plant Is a dead one. but the Opti mist still lives and will continue to do business if not at the old stand, then at some other stand. Jno. E. Akins, pilot on the steamer Spokane, returned yesterday from a ten days' x-isit to the Portland fair. Mr. Akins, like the other steamboat men. is waiting the raise of the river when navigation can again he resumed. It is 16 years since extreme low water stopped navigation on the Snake river. It will take a six inch raise to allow the steamers to ooerate between here and Rlparia. S. W. Smith, of E'k Pity, owner and manager of a promising property in that district was an arrival In the city yesterday enroute to Portland for a trip for rest and recreation. The group of claims owned by Mr. Smith comprises the best quartz veins yet uncovered in the Elk Pity district. Thev have recently been expected as such by prominent mining men sent fh for that purpose. T T. Or"ham of the Lewiston Foun drv and Machine Works returned yes- j terday from a business trip to Moscow J w'-ere he secured the contract to fur- j nisi- 'he structural iron for the new I I T rq' hart building, one of the* hand-I some business Ho, ks to he er-eu-d in! Moscow this fall The contract for! the Idaho Trust building has been about completed, the last of the great Iron columns being delivered this week The mercantile firm of J. S. Pox & , Co. was closed up last Monday by j Portland creditors and forced to make | an assignment to R. L. Sabin & Co., , for the benefit of their creditors. H. S. ' McCutcheon. of Portland, representing' K L. Habin & Co. has charge of the goods and is invoicing the same in order to dispose of them. When in voiced they will he offered for sale. The liabilities are said to he about *6000 and the assets about $10.000. Harvesting in the Gifford section is well advanced and the returns I j I , now *»»' an avenge of 40 bushels to the aorr. This part of the reservation was • less affected by the drouth than other ports of the prairie country. Nezperce ; prairie Is the hardest hit. There the spring grain will hardly make half a 1 "rop and many fields will not be cut at ; *« The late spring grain Is estimated 1 at about 25 per cert of the crop of the prairie. No other grain was damaged, 1 and the yield on that will not be af fected. . i , j I I S. P. Fitzgerald made a business trip to Vollmer today. Tom Nelson, of the Pacific States Telephone company, is in the city on business from Spokane. George E. Schultz, representing the mercantile agency of R. G. Dun & Co., left Spokane this morning after a visit of a week in that city. Deputy Sheriff W. C. Foresman re turned this morning from a trip to the G'fford section where yesterday he sold a threshing outfit on a foreclosure sale inaugurated by the A. H. Averlll com pany against John Grans. The total against the plant was about *3.000 and the property was bid in by Elmer Waldrip, representing the Averlll com pany. R. I,. Latimer, local agent for the famous Pacific beer, and P. LeFrancis, made a business trip this week to Cot tonwood. Westlake and towns on the prairie. They report a splendid busi ness and Mr. Latimer succeeded In placing orders with several new cus tomers during the trip. A fine rain, they state, fell In that section Wed nesday. Del Stimson. formerly employed os a barber in this city, but now serving a year's sentence in the Washington state penitentiary for conducting a gambling game in Spokane, has filed notice through his attorneys that he will apply to the governor of the state for a full and complete pardon Sep tember 11, Stimson was convicted and sentenced last April. Clinton Titus, the 10 year old son of Mrs. Titus, who conducts the Model lodging house, met with a serious ac cident last night. He, with some other boys, was playing with some giant fire crackers, when one was exploded close to the Titus boy, badly burning his hands and face. The lad was taken to a physician where his injuries were attended to and today is resting well. The old Clark building at the corner of Third and C streets is being torn down, having been condemned by the city as a fire trap. The building Is one of the notable land marks of the city and several kodak pictures of it were secured by different parties before the wrecking began. The ground Is owned by the Clendenntng estate and will pro babl.v remain vacant until sold. At plans at j J j I , j | , ' ! least the owners have present to rebuild. Duke de Rossi has not yet paid his j honest debts and is still chasing his, credit books across the continent. But he is nearing the end of his rope, at least that is the opinion of Salvador Marauda, a countryman of his. who ' '.he dook In hia recent flight for a fortune to the extent of about $700. Mr. Maranda said this morning that his claim was now in the hands of an attorney and that Rossi would be arrested if he ever appeared in this sec tion of the country again. Thomas Kohl this week installed an electric motor to ring the bells at the telephone office. The motor Is 1-4 horse power and Is placed In the basement of the telephone building. There are two generators, one for ringing long distance and the other for the loenl hells. The motor system was Installed to take the place of the pole charger heretofore In use. The latter system has proven unsatisfactory In many ways and the new arrangement it Is said meets < every requirement and en tirely overcomes the defects of the pole changer. Three new teachers will lie employed on the normal faculty the coming year. These are Miss Mary E. T'rch. of Mt. Pleasant. Michigan, who will fill the chair of English made vacant by the leave of absence granted Miss Henry: Miss Edith Bickell. of Moorehend, Minn., who will be the new primary j rritle to take Miss King's place, and I Miss Olive Blanchard of Marquette. Michigan, who will take Misa Inger soll's place a.« Intermediate critic. All teachers w ill report by *he first of Sep tember and school will open the 12th of September. Wagon Went over Grade. John Wiggins returned last night from the Salmon ri\er twelve miles . south of Forest where he has been i working on the big flume being built by , a mining company. Mr. Wiggins states j that a bad accident occurred there a few days ago. Naylor & Xoriin have I the contract for putting in the flume I and while taking a large four-horse ! load of lumber down the mountain the I wagon went over the grade and rolled i to the bottom of the canyon several hundred feet below. Mr. Naylor. Chus, dost and Jack Simmons wrere on the wagon at the time of the accident, but all escaped unh"rt but Simmons, who received a sligh' injury to hi» ankle. . ^ LEWISTON BUSINESS COLLEGE A Modern Business Tra ; ninr School for young men and women. Offers thorough course m SHORTHAND. BOCKKEEPING, TYPE WRITING -nd all commareia 1 studio* Write for new catalogue. Fall torm begins Sep*embor 4th. Lewiston Business College . L r WISTON. IDA. The four horses were dragged down with the wagon and the two wheelers were so badly bruised and scratched that they will not be fit for use for some time. The team and wagon both belonged to Naylor & Norlln. The wagon, which was a new one. is n to tal wreck and another one was ordered and sent out this morning to continue the work. THE BEST FAIR YET Lewiston-Clarkston Fair Will Show Exhibits Worthy of Patronage. The Sixth Annual Lewlston-Clarks ton Fair has every prospect of being better, larger and grander than any of the annual fairs heretofore held. The officers and directorate of the fair for the present year Is composed of repre sentative business men. which insure« its success already. They have been untiring in their efforts to provide for every form of amusement and the pro mise is held out that visitors to the fair will be more than pleased with both the public and private exhibits and the race meeting, the latter of which will far eclipse the meets of former years. Special efforts have been made to have none but the best class of horses at the fair this year and to that end Secretary Osmers has been in communication with horsemen with the result that he hns the best of assurances. The one safe feature promising an excellent attendance of horsemen is the fact that the Lewiston Fair dates, October 16 to 21st, inclu sive, does not conflict this year with the dates of other fairs to be held in the Pacific Northwest. The fair management has spent many hundreds of dollars in improving the fair grounds and before the opening day arrives buildings, stables. pad docks, grand stand, track and other appurtenances will have been Improved to meet the growing conditions of the nnnual event. A large crowd is ex pected at Lewiston this year and the secretary is now in communication with some of the best amusement at tractions to lie found in the country, so that all who go there may spend few days In the enjoyment of these entertainments. jestic the falls on of three from ler son j The premium list for the sixth an nual exhibition of the Lewiston Olarkston Fair, which will he held Oct. 16 to 21. Inclusive, at Lewiston, Idaho, Is Just out and a copy hns lately been received at this office. The list this year is far better in makeup and style than in past years and contains much valuable Information relative to the big event which Lewiston people thrive to mnke a success. The list shows that $15,000 In premiums and purses will be given away this year and every class of horticulture, agriculture and live stock exhibits have been well taken rare of In the distribution of premiums. One of the special features of the fair this year, a note of which Is con tained in the list, is the list for home county exhibits of all classes of cat tle. The premiums to lie awarded for this class of exhibits Is confined strict ly and exclusively to stock owned In Idaho. Latah. Garfield. Asotin and Nez Perce Counties. Much thought wns given to this feature by the directors and it was decided that owing to the large amount of exhibitors with east ern high grade herds that they should be kept In a class by itself. A. G. Wlsner. of Lewiston, known through out the country as a conservative and able stock man. has been selected by the fair management as superintend ent of the live stock department. Information received from the secre tary is to the effect that three thousand premium lists have been mailed to all parts of the country and those desiring a premium list should send their names and addresses to O. F. Osmers. Secre tary. at Lewiston, and a list will be forthcoming. It iH also probable that a Good Roads meeting will be held there during the week for the purpose of discussing a general plan of improving public roads and putting them in a permanent con dition. Elton, fore ma t wan in the city ■n route home to the Eureka first of the »mand. being a summoned on account of the illness of his wife. He states that the work at the mine under the direction of Jellum K- Jones, i» progressing nicely and that the future outlook is very encouraging. A till shower via.» given last evening it tiie home of Hugh Barclay in honor of The approaching wedding of Louie : Thomas and Miss Barclay. «.Juif» a number were present and spent i very pleasant evening. Miss Weyman. formerly employed at tiie Grand Leader, was a passenge- on ! 'he Clearwater train this afternoon for i visit to the upper country. Mrs. Ed. Botvin was a passenger on i the 2 O'clock train this afternoon for a I visit with her i>arents at Culdesac. Fied W. Smith and wife left this af ternoon for a short visit with friends it Mohler. J. H. Jones left this week for a visit on business and pleasure at Portland. Shoahona Falla Loaas Grandeur. "Hereafter If one wishes to see the grand old Shoshone falls in the ma jestic grandeur of long ago, he must Journey there In the winter or early spring," said C. C. Chllson to the Po catello Tribune man, after his visit to the falls. "We crossed the Shoshone falls yesterday at the apex of the falls on three pieces of two inch plank. One of these planks was about two feet long which spanned the greatest remaining stream, and the others were about three feet eat h In length and reached from one side to the other of two smal ler streams, all that Is left at this sea son of the year of perhaps the grandest waterfall on the American continent. $ 3.00 Hawes Hat BEING MANUFACTURED SPECIALLY FOR US AT THE YOUR EXPOSITION PORTLAND DID YOU SEE HAT HAWES WHEN YOU WERE THERE? $ 3.00 Hat HAS NO EQUAL SOLD ONLY EXCLUSIVE * THIS TERRITORY BY THE ONLY MEN FURNISHING HOU8E LEWIS TON Giddens & Watson cxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxoocxxooooooocxxxxxxxxxxy FIRE SALE! BEGINNIG FRIDAY, AUGUST 18 And Continuing for Ten Days -Only «j t *§£ $2,00Q Worth of Watches, Jewelry and Silverware. Stock Will Be Closed Out From 25 to 50 per cent Off the Regular Sell ing Price Geo. H. Lake ADAMS BLOCK TO TRADE PIANO FOR HORSES 1 want a good team of horses. I have several Fine Pianos and Organs; would like to hear from some Rancher tthat would trude team or one horse. I will exchange either Plano or Organ. I also have a good Chapel Organ that I will sell or exchange. I am Factory Representative for several fine Pianos direct from Factory. Also tune and repair Pianos and Organa. Work guaran teed. Address— J. R. SCOTT, Bandmaster Lewiston Military Band ; )DOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOC < Lewiston-Clarkston Co. (Succeeding Lewiston Water and Power Co.) Clarkston« Wash. : : : Lewiston, Idaho Water-electric power, all purposes Electric Lights In Seven Town» Manufacturing Hites Lewlatnn-Clarkaton Bridge Clarkston Water Works Irrigated Fruit Lands Residence and H.ihIikhw Hit»-» But then again, when we see the fields that by the waters of th« «M falls have been turned from tho phfhh ed old sagebrush plain. Into happy homes and firesides oh every hand, we are recompensed for the loss. I aaw the falls about ten years »go, and as Z be held it again yesterday, and notad the change, a tear found It* way to the corner of the eye, however." A. O. Staab has now got the SUvar Grill on East Main street well fitted up and is giving some nice lunchea In the way of fried chidken, all kind» of sandwiches, etc. The hour» for Ing his patrons are from 7:30 in the evening all night.