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OROFINO, IDAHO, THURSDAY, May 2, 1912.
NUME ER 6.
Bank of Orofino
the Condition April
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NO N E
THE 9. KOHL.
Thu ubovo btu: :*
Sa. tty Dtrpo.-.i
4 per cm
/or rt ni
Gathered From Our Exchanges Over
Work has been resumed on the Mcad
ow Ridge road, the construction of
which was suspended when the early
snows of last November made further
work impossible. This new road will
in part become r. section of the main
highway from Eilt River to Orofino,
which every good citizen hopes will
soon tie Cleat water county together.
It is of immediate use in affording
egress to a fertile region inhabited by
real settlers who are developing real
farms in the Eik Creek valley. About
7 1-2 miles of new road will reduce the
present haul to town from 18 mi es to
less .than 10, besides making travel
wifh a load practicable, although here
tofore impossible. The work is being
done by day labor, under the direction
of J. E. Michaelis, Road Supervisor
King being laid up by an attack of la
grippe. Mr. Michaelis is working ten
to twelve Men and several teams and
expects to have the job completed
early in July, depending somewhat up
on the weather. Beginning just south
of Elk River the new road will run al
most due south for two miles, crossing
the railroad near Jersey. At that point
the county was to have bridged the
. track, which there runs into a cut, but
backed down, because of the expense,
raboutai, 103. After two miles the old
Jericho road will be followed, and for
mearly srx miles below Frank Smith's
ranch an entirely new highway will run
■down'the ridge parallelling Elk creek
to the point above Meadow creek. The
work will not be heavy hut the total of
side-hill grading will amount lo a very
re ipectable aggregate. Only one bridge
of 50 or 60 feet span, will be needed,
apart from the tre«tie across the C. M.
& P. S. at Jersey, which must eventu
ally be built. As the right-of-way has
been given to the county and the work
:is being done by the ranchers most in
terested in its success it is thought that
the cost can be kept down to about
$1,800. This is a remarkably k>w figure
for the work to be done.—Elk River
The Grangeville Free Press has a
hunch that plans are 0:1 foot for the
construction of an electric line of rail
way from Stites to Ek City. There
port, the paper siys,
that a syndicate composed of Engl h
capitalists will finance the move and
Fiat the N. P. has turned over the data
secured nt the t nr- that
is to the effect
contemplating the building of a laic to
that lamp. It is said those back of the
move me of a financial grotri that is
connected in a wav with an electric
power company tln.t is operating in this
section <f the
8* verni months
\ - ofth,' syndicate
'■ ing tin' lands
■ nc idea as to tin*
th country it«, well as.
1' i.uigc tii.it con'd be
ago I iv pres g
was in th s an
!'- i Fill
in 1 .
safely figured <-a.
t it.ve made .. tr., t • L mdou and laid
the data b to: - tin g.. i t e len, w 10 are
said to have ; pixoeil of it and given
instructions n- g a ahead with the work.
ter this represen
The w ork of surv
bridge, Indian Va'.'
road was coirmor *ed this week,
proposed road is o run from Cnm
liridge, a d stance of about 16 miles,
tin ou ;h Indian vai'ey, which is one of
■p for Die Cam
A.- Kaitirn raii
the most beiu ifu 1 of Fie litt'.c v. l eys
, of the weit. It is r!! settled up and big
crops of hay, guei', potatoes, fruit, etc.
are produced. This proposed road is
backed by ti e people of Cambridge and
the farmers of Indian Valley, who have
already subscribed about *20,030 to
ward this propokt
service s «f l me' Engineer Highley of
the P. le L N- read I r.s been secured to
ran the tnr. -ys ter
t is reported, that this
U for about
;-s of ro:
■ an he ' ,
Deputy State Land Inspector W. E.
Daggett has returned from the Salmon
river • .tion where he leased 5,000
acres of land to stockmen for gra/.ht
l Hir P oses -
percent of the
rget states the large
va'uable grazing land
state still has vast
rer.s available tor grazing purpose .
The rental of the recent leases amounts
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to 10 cents per acre. Mr. Daggett re
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ports an unusually large amount ot
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snow in all sections and the settle:'-;
K ont -'i- ; y
! but ti:
extreme high water
-Tr 1 * u ;e.
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»'»»«leadere on many hundreds ot
a ^ °^and located in Nez Perce nat
L 0 " 81 ° re f a " d whlch w f f* c > uded
^m tne forest reserve and withdrawn
1°/ ^ m'T ^ A °' Ju 'î e
. W10 V " £ e a J owed , to com , m
heir entries alter 14 months; residence
thereon an<1 cuUiVat,on ot the ,and as
ton land office in a letter received re
centlj tram the general land office at
Washington. Tribune. :
was a eountyside visitor last vveek, Mr. I
Rhoades says things look fine on.the
upper Sa.mon and the cattle and sheep
came through the winter fine. The
crop of iambs was a heavy one and the
prospects for gratn and frmt were ntv
ei better. Mr. Rhodes expressed the
©pinion that the season will be the best
that section has known in the last
twelve >ears. Free Press.
While no one will begrudge a liberal
under the regulation homestead laws,
this news being conveyed to the Lewis
P ension an y veteran or surviving de
P endenl of « soldier wounded in the
; service of his country, it seems intoler
a ^le that 46 years after the close of the
c ' v '* war enormous sum of $153,
C82 - 0X) should be spent in a single year
pensions. In 1909 the pension list
c ° st *164,826,287, says Herbert Bruce
Fuller, in the May Lippincott, in his
article on "How Congress Squanders
Since 1893 our pension appropriations
have been in excess of $100,030,000 an
^av Rhodes of the Pollock country,
Vast Sums Given Out in Pensions
nually, and since 1908 in excess of
000,00.) will be necessary to meet our
pension budget for
ending June :.l>, 3913.
If the so-called Sherwood
bill becomes u law, more than $225,
the fiscal year
These figures are the more impressive
when wo consider Fie military pension
appr y i iitioni; at' various European
countries. In ',910 our pension ex
pend tui s .uno.inted t i $162,031,723.91.
For the - j
° ' MH " d,t u. s «.1 these
' Uru >" ,an ,,il " ons ,or "*"* > V!r
to yen« England expended
Ft-.- expended $111,960,
Em t ire $10,805,814;
MS; 1 lui,
Au ii'., Lit,5.
combined were $129,194.094, or $3.t,
009,(1 >0 vks linn those of the United
For 1911 th
survivors of the civil
war on il e union side
-, while in the
agp;reg..t.:i.>; »-148,2 tl .Mi
soudain states Hie survivors of the
Confederate •: de drew bu! $5,7,"0,833.
In Virginia the UiFon veterans in tlint
year dri w Si,489,553, while the Confed
*175,003 among the Confederate
eratc /vte.rail., drew but $450,000.
Louisiana the sum of $1,024,613
disbursed uinor-g Union veterans, un i
our pension system is the fact that
from 25 to 30 per cent of our pensioners
enjoy an animal net income of more
than $.0 0. In t te suuthern slat *s the
Not t :c least objectionabl * feature of •
pension roll is based primarily upon
J 1 . * >( *' A* «Respite the l iernhty, the
" l V'h'»HCitou! s;cn*.ia. pension
system, the v«Jst congress, which ad
jou-ned Mar.-.i 4 , 191:, enacted 5"J46
peiit-rjna by apeaal act.
Odd Fellows Celebrate.
More limn 3)1 Odd Fellow ; met in
Orofino last Friday to celebrate the
93rd anniversary of the founding of the
order. The local lodge had la on m i! -
ing preparations to receive the
brethren for the past weel;
:uliiK ss U I
Durinp; the ternoun a musiea! program
parts were Miss Spa. h, M s rs Theile,
Schriver and Walruth. The St.i s hand
also furnished several pia- es on the
program. The orator of the occasion
A. Holseiaw, who clelivi red an
ex ,'eiient address on tin beauties of
those tab in.: s
the local lodge e.xc
the initiatory degree after which Gate
.lust before supper
iipiified the worein
Lodge No. 11!,
from Orofino and two iront Cavendish,
___ferred first degree on three
The banquet was served in the John
Bueseher building and 225 were
second degree work
was conferred on three from Orofino
and one from Asotin. Lewiston Lodge
No. ti. conferred third degree work on
trophy, consisting of a fine banner, was
awarded to Lewiston Lodge No. 8.
The rating on 'ortest was Orofino f»9,
Lewiston No. S SG I -li. The
ing forced to read
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and the noble grand not having the un
local lodge lost out by two officers be
iTtu.ti ist i : work
Odd Fellows were present from
Anatone, Asotin, Culdesac, Lewiston,
Juliaetta, Peek, Gifford, Kamiah, Stites,
Russell, Fraser, Pierce, Cavendish,
various other points in the United
C.arkst'Mt, b -sides'
Vollmer Wins School fight
The supreme court this week handed
down a decision reversing the district
court in the Ilo-Vollmer school fight,
the text of the decision holding tha' the
Vollmer independent school district
: must be kept intact i nd that the board
of county commissioners of Lewis
c unty have no authority to divide an
I inde p e nde„t séhoo! district. Ttft iiboAr
information was contained in a tetegram
r ce j ve( j | ai t night by Attorney G. W.
Tannahill, who in company with j. S.
McDona j d of y 0 u mer and c T McDon
ald of Orangeville, represented the
An appeal to the district court was
taken on the grounds that the board of
commisdonere has no authority to di
vide an independent school district and
for the further reason that the board
abused its discretion in the matter by
t king more than 12 of the 15 square
miles of the independent district for
"■"■»«» - •"«» ^
to the supreme court, the appeal being
made on the same grounds The case
was argued before the higher court
during the r>cent sess'on held m Lew-j
Orofir.o Club Elects Officer»
At the last meeting of the Orofino
club, held at the home of- Mrs. Louis
Soderberg, the following officers were
elected for the
dent, Mrs. A. E. Holm berg; vice ores!
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ij",* 11 11 s ' 1 - • 1 "
j.- jA • ■ 1
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to alt .mhI tli.
appointed a deirgiie
in retint th * Kt.te Federal
Club,;, to he held at I oi ie Ju if 18-19.
Miss Muhle Holmberg, Mrs.
Fisher, and Mrs. J. C. Hullo.
a'po n ed delegates to
ub at the District Feder
meet at Wake Ma ■ 2
rep ese it t e
•abon called to
club a Ijeur. e J tu m t at t 1
Mrs John Givens, Friday. M
MR*. J. C. BULLOCK,
'I in' month of April of this year
unusual in amount of rainfr-11.
precipitation during the month
4.41 inches, which is double the ;,v, -
age. The month was somewhat warmer
than the average. The table of pre
cipitation and character of weather wr*
ft ; follows:
Number of clear days
Number of c'ottcly days
Number of p rt cloudy days
U. S. Observer.
Rev. Herbert Fetcy Hanes, of Npo
kaue, will deliver au illustrai. -U lecture
on liis travels thru Eurq ie and America
n May 14, 1912, at the M. E. church.
twelve, of Katherine Foresman gave
^ -surpuse la*t Friday
evening. The time was spent with
£ aines and mustc. Refreshments were
served before the little guests departed
for their homes - Those present were:
Laura Monroe, Margaret Jones, Mary
Delaney, Miljicent Judd, Katherine and
rfelen Foresman Clayton Hardy, Leslie
Hardy, Howard Judd, George Delaney,
Frank Heneger, Francis Bartlett and
^ e l en Kinne,
was bid in b Mr . Cu for > 3 , 700 .'
! Thjs js a va!uable ^ and liablc
t0 be more s0 when the brid is com .
pleted and that section open to the |
bulling of homes. Mr. Curry was
I much pleased with the termination of
At Ye Sign of Ye Red Globe
The little friends, to the number of
Curry Gets Land.
Tht tract of land atross the river
Young Kite Drowned.
'bis week of the drowning of her young
Mrs. J. B. Kite received the sad news
son off the coast of Florida. It appears
that the young man shipped from New
port News for some point in Florida,
and that in terne
knocked tv.r oird and drowiu-d'
manner he was
how the accidi ni happened could not
be learned, but a letter received from
him recently told of his proposed trip.
The parents of Mr. Kit.* reside in the
P>. ek section.
Cochran Gets lio Contract.
C. "A. Cochran of tins place, rec.iv. d
tic contract last week to construct aj
water works system in the Village oi
lie. The bid inc udes Fie furnish ngof
material and the construction of a pump
house, a stand pipe and mains; in IV.cl
everything but the digging of the* well.
The contract is to he completed by Julv
Insurance Company Takes Action.
The North Coast Insurance company
of Seattle, Washington, empowered its'
agent, J. B. llogut: of this place, to
s ttle in full the loss of Fred Trot, key,
incurred in Fie bu ming of his barn
' cent y.
settle its loss *s at the
TTii company was the first to
FOR SALE-Fivo room bungalow,
' close in with ail modern improvements.
Out door brick cellar, wood house,
J chicken heusa etc. Gocvl well on th«
:u're of Geo. C ok.
- tu.s s.
Frank James \
\ i o'
was r r o', it ;
nu ts at i< .-si
.liai t ox and wit.
F ,, b ami Inmiiy in Mi er.
Geois.e Weaner lir .1 '1
one of his tin in,
•. i'ited w.th
lieorge Lielll all. e Wit .
friends near Russe II Sinidm..
M;s. Will HIuut • i.
I s but is îvpor tr-l
ice new .
it Mr*. Tyler's pi.r tit-.
tnyon to v.
Jack Dell made a trip
brought out n lord ot' flour n
turned from Julia« tta.
Mr . Kiekdahl":
health is v* ry mtm
c iniprox e.i.
back from Wist
and Mr... Frank O'Commr
We understand that Harry Gamble
has turned his ranch into a poultry
farm and Mrs. R. C. By waters is supply
ing him with buff Orpington eggs.
Village Hoard Meets
The village board met Tuesday night
and canvassed the returns of the water
bond election and pat
in accordance with th.
the issuance of bones for
tl a resolution
in un tl ! pal
Landlord Coontz, of Greer, was an
Orofino visitor Tuesday.
Millie, the daughter of W. E. Milliken,
is seriously ill with pneumonia.
W. E. Daggett, state land selector,
was a business visitor in Orofino Mon
Sr °' ,h "
Mrs. J. M. DeCourcey and daughter,
The Walters place is
Apply to W. M.
for rent ihis year.
M. W. Barnett, of the North Idaho
Title company, was a business visitor
May Day exercises of the public
school has been postponed until Wed
nesday, May 8 .
EGGS—Mottled Ancona, pure bred,
*2 per setting of 15. E. I. Wurman,
Idle Hour Pool Hal'.
The annual high school play, "The
College Chaps," will be given May 10th
at the I- O. O. F. hall.
Theodore Fohl spent a few days in
Clarkston and Lewiston this week, re
turning home this Wednesday.
I The Ladies Aid will meet Friday at
the home of Mrs. Doctor Givens. All
members are requested to be in attend
Aneta, have moved into the Dwight
Wheeloek residence, opposite the
Clarence Palmer, who is employed as
bookkeeper with the Union State Dank
of Nezperce, visited home ''oiks in Oro
fioo this week.
Wellman - McRoberts company
the lucky bidder tlrs week on th, <on
tract to furnish 4003 pounds of ,v,
Fie Gilbei t locah
Orofino Meal & Coid Storage Co. '
Fresh and Cured Meats, Poultry, Etc.
Prepared in out new, SANITARY Packing Plant.
Orofino Livery and Feed Stable
J. D. Fairly, Proprietor
Driving Teams, Light Hauling, Saddle
and Pack Horses
Mountain Transportation a Specialty
1*9'( I'taill TlI'Ilt
hi re this \vo>-k
t ic show
noedVt.s to say
V.'tm li. !•
Drown r -id. n , >
l;.s C , -
» ■ '«pied
. pe av. mi' pro .
hy his hrotln r, ib-dl'ord
•P'V Hullo 1« ; im.,
propel ty at
or. the north end
. ; joining hit; property.
[ : .
<* * si u\
a 'irl baby
r.i, on Move
he veto o
Apt'i uh .
lighter of hr ill* Don*
evening by ne.
I ties Ic,
needle into her
Hr, 1 i .i swell
sue. ,-eded in r. mot big Hi needle.
SCHOOL BONDS Wanted.-The
Ian investment Co. is in the market for
school district, town and
Write me for what you have to offer.
W. M. C11ANDLKK,
*'* a *'°
*3-1)0 pays the fee for a National Casu
alty Co.'s policy. The monthly pay
ments are the same as other health and
arc equal to thus
mies and the benefits
paid by any company.
Get your health and accident insurance
from W. M. Chandler, keep the money
at home and save money yourself.
It you want a bond for any purpose
see W. M. Chandler and get a bond in
the National Surety Co. The National
, the employees of the Modern
Woodmen and the Northern Pacific
Railway Co. It writes some bonds that
other companies have quit writing.
James DcCourcey lias on exhibition
this wet k a bunch of Angora goat hair
21 1-2 inches in length. This hair was
cut from an animal on the Darkness
farm, and is Worth $S per pound. Mr.
Harkness has 200 head of Angora goats
and expects to realize handsome profits
in the near future.
Dr. Moody and wile, old time resi
dents of this section, are here at pres
ent visiting relatives and friends. Both
the doctor and his wife are strong par
tisans of Byron Deffenbaeh, republican
candidate for governor from Bonner
county and say he will poll ninety-five
per cent of the republican vote in his
The' many friends of O. A. Anderson
both here and throughout the state will
be pleased to learn that he returned
Monday from Moscow, where he under
went a' dangerous operation for an
affection of the stomach. We are glad
to state that the operation was entirely
successful and that Mr. Anderson wts
so far recovered as to be able to walk
from the store to his home.
Job Snyder of Fraser and C. J. Be
go m of Harrisburg; Virginia, w ire
visitors in Orofino this week.
Snyder is a brother of Sr mson Snyder
of this place and Mr. Begoon fs an old
t me friend of the family. Mr. Begoon
is looking over the country with a view
of locating and is much pleased with
our country. He t x-ects to visB tl«
Canadian country before going back to
J. W. Crane, representing the De
Laval supply company, was a visitor
litre this week in the interests of his
firm. He considers this an ideal dairy
ountryand ihinks if the farmers of
Minnesota can make money in this
bus ness and contend with the cold and
long winters, feeding eight months out
of ti e vea", the Idaho la oners, who
ere blessed with short winters and
plenty of grass, ought to get rich en
■r. tile same business.