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Circulation of this issue - 1000 The Teton Peak: Official Paper of Fremont County - - VOL. V. ST. ANTHONY, FREMONT COUNTY, IDAHO, THURSDAY, MAY 28, 1903. NO. 6. l-L fe: ty- vi : - g; life SaÆÆ Æ .iii', le Slcuncnher». G. E. Bowei man. È President. Cashier. ' First National Bank :*t No. 5764. ) i ï business and offer you every | il h good business methods. | i.'d security. Liberal advances j wish to purchase cattle or sheep, hours from !) o clock to 4. ( Chart e Avant your banlrin facility consistent \v out 1 y to loan on approx made to those Office THE ONLY NATIONAL BANK IN FREMONT COUNTY. Accounts Oi The Si. Anthony Banking Co. A General - ~«?iTaZZ22=" S Stockmen and Merchants .gs sfrn*— ^Solicited, inking ami Collection business trans cted. Interest ]iaicl on time deposits, accommodation extended, consistent with Sound Hanking business. A portion of your business respectfully solicited. G. C. Baker, President. .very ::;Y' r :rî&T atch This SPACE ïxt Week. GREAT Reduction Prices. 11 •<-S ---At ==H U B HARRY GESAS, Prop. Mm Fremont Meat and Pro vision Company Meats, Butter and Eggs, Fruits and Vegetables. looking for goods in our ay you to give us a r line i r you are it will VTRIRL^ As we are Confident that we can please you. Give us a call is all we ask COMING COMING DRS. II C & MINNIE CURRY. Lye Specialists of Chicago, will make a Professional otel Riverside, St. Anthony, Wednesday June 3, The visit to 1 and remain until Thursday June 4 Glasses fitted at Lowest Prices. Sight Specialist. Eyes Examined Free. Remember the Lady Eye in to • j a Contract Let for Con struction of Large Canal. WILL OPEN UP 75,000 ACRES. Seventy-five thousand acres of arid land will be reclaimed and opened for settlement in Idaho as the result of a deni which was consummated in this city yesterday. Homeseekers and in vestors all over the country have been awaiting the announcement of the clos ing of the transaction in order to go either in person or to send representa tives into the land which, it is believed, will eventually be an Eldorado in fann ing lands. The American Falls Power & Canal company yesterday concluded arrange ments for tlie completion of its canal in Id alio. The contract was awarded to Lyman Skeen of Ogden for the con struction of the entire canal system. The company's canal is taken out of the Snako river, about twelve miles above tlie town of Blackfoot, in Bing ham county, and runs southwest fifty eight miles, It terminates just below tlie American Falls, Blaine county, where it discharges its surplus water back into the Snake river. IMMENSE WATERWAY. The country that will be traversed by the canal is considered one of the most fertile valleys along the river, and for years has been an object of envy to agriculturists. The canal will be eighty-five feet wide at the top, sixty feet wide at the bottom, and capable of carrying six feet of water, a river in itself. It will have the ca parity of irrigating 75,000 acres of land, 57,000 acres of which have been set apart by the government of the United States and the state of Idaho for the benefit of those who will first purchase water rights of the company. A portion of the rights owned by the company will be placed on the market at $15 per acre, and can be paid for in installments with ti lier cent interest. Those who acquire water rights from the developing company will be sold land by the state of Idaho for 50 cents per acre, 25 cents payable upon the filing of the application, and the balance at the time of making the final proof NATURAL ADVANTAGES. Ten thousand acres of school land will be watered under contracts made by the company with the state of Idaho, and 10,000 acres of water rights will be sold to settlers already owning lands under the canal. Thirteen miles of the canal have already been constructed, and within ninety days water can be diverted upon 8,000 acres of the tract set apart by the government. No diffi cult and intricate engineering problems will he encountered in tlie construction work. At the point of diversion there is a natural channel through which the water has been diverted, without the necessity of constructing a dam. It is believed that this will avoid one of the most expensive as well as one of the most dangerous features connected with irrigation projects. The Snake river has a watershed of oyer 10,000 square miles. At the time when the greatest amount of water is required for irrigation purposes, there is the greatest amount of water avail able. When the river is the lowest there is five times more water available at the point of diversion than can be carried in the canal. The amount of water appropriated, if placed upon the landatonB time, is sufficient in quan tity to cover the entire tract at a depth of over six feet. WORK TO BEGIN AT ONCE. Lyman Skeen, the contractor, with one of the best grading outfits available, consisting of sixty teams and more than 100 men, will begin construction work this week. The outfit has been loaded at Ogden. Included in his force are the outfits of Lee Hammon and Caleb Parry. Tlie construction of the bridge and flume work will be under the direc tion and supervision of D. S. Tracy. The sale of water rights and the se lection of land will be entirely in the hands of R. J. Evans, L. H. Curtis and F. A. Sweet of this city. It is said that the builders and contractors of the canal are heavily interested and that when completed the system will lie one of the most perfect that modern engineering and ingenuity can devise. The "Carey lands," under the law are open to pur chasers, whether resident or non resi dent, bnt no person is permitted to take over 160 acres of land in his own right. The company which is undertaking the reclamation of the huge tract of land is composed of Ogden and Salt Lake business men, and it is believed that the plan will, if successfully exe cuted, increase the population of Idaho by many thousands. The contract was let to Mr, Skeen on the basis of $025,000 for the contraction work exclusive of headgates, etc. -Salt Lake Tribune. John R. Grogan Shot. Nampa, May 24.—In a fight that fol lowed a dispute over the baseball game horo today between the Boise and Nampa teams Police Officer John R. Grogan was shot and severely wounded by James Quarles, colored, of Boise. The shot took effect in Grogan's shoulder, making an ugly wound. Quarles is confined in the jail here with Harry Williams, colored, also of Boise, who was mixed up in the trouble. After the baseball game Ed Ferrell, a Nampa player, and a Boiseite. who is said to he Joe Tyner, engaged in a tight, which attracted quite a crowd of the excursionists from Boise and Nampa people. Grogan made an attempt to prevent what threatened to he a riot. In doing so he pushed somo of the spectators hack, including Quarles. Quarles struck the officer over tlie head with a cane, dazing him Grogan pulled his revolver and shot in the air, thinking by that means to put a stop to the fighting. Quarles then whipped out a gun and fired twice. One shot grazed Grogan's knee and the other brought the officer down in Aiding the wound in the shoulder. Quarles ran hut was quickly over hauled. Williams took Quarels' part in the fracas and was arrested with him. Excitement ran high for a time and threats of lynching were indulged in but in a short time the crowd quieted down and it became evident that no vio lence would he attempted. of Indians Need a License. The question having arisen as to whether or not Indians wero exempt from the provisions of the new fish and game law, State Game Warden W, V. Toms asked Attorney General John A. Bagley for a ruling on the point The attorney general holds that Indians off the reservation must obtain hunter: licenses. His opinion follows: "Indians living under tribal relations on Indian reservations under the gen eral protection of tlie federal govern ment are not required to take out state license or to hunt on those reserva tions, hut are governed entirely by the rules and regulations of the federal government and officers in charge of the Indians and reservation. Indians who have severed their tribal relations and have received an allotment of land from tlie government and are residing upon the same and identified as citizens and participating in the privileges of citizenship they are entitled to, must take out a license ha fore they can fish or hunt. "The Indians on tlie Pocatello and Lemlii reservations must take out license to fish or hunt outside of their respective reservations and the permit given to them to leave the reservati by the federal Indian agent does not entitlo them to hunt or fish off tlie re servation. They must take out a license from the state game warden." Rich Ore Strike Boise, Ida., May 23.—A phe nominally rich strike has been made in the Sunnyside mine of Thunder Mountain. In driftin on the ore body at 400 feet from the point where the tunnel eu the great deposit the level came into very rich ore. Superintendent Abbot has sent Manager Purdam sample which were estimated to carry $20,000 to the ton. He writes that the entire face of the level was in rich oro at the time and that his assays had run from §150 to §10,000 per ton. He had run into tlie vein only Hire feet when he wrote. This discovery was made developing the original ore body and it is only 125 feet vertically from the surface. The long tun nel being driven to catch the ore some 300 feet deeper has not reached the ledge. This ore as rich as that which was found on the Dewey and which cause suchen sensation. i/i. H. Brady reports that he has ordered the last piece of machinery for his electric plant at Rexhurg and that he will have the plant in operation soon as the machinery arrives, which will not be later than the middle of July.— Pocatello Advance. 17 lbs of sugar for $1.00 at Thompson 1 al for Miss May Scott, state superintendent of public instruction, left last Thursday for Vancouver, Wash., to escort to their homes for (he summer vacation, the Idaho pupils attending the school for deaf and blind children. There are eight pupils from Idaho in the Van couver school, most of them from the northern part of the stnte. Miss Scott will return oast by way of Boise, and after a brief stop proceed to ( Colorado Springs, where 1!) Idaho children are being educated. She will bring them home in company with 13 pupils from the school in Ogden. # * The First National Bank of Coeur d' \lonehas been authorized to commence business with a capital of $25,000. * -X- * Pocalello, Ida., May22. "WildBill," bo shot Dick Driscoll early Wednes day morning, is now a good Indian. Ilis redemption was effected last night by the Indian police of the Fort Hall ervatiou. Bill was trying to sneak into Bannock creek, where the police ere laying for him. He was ordered to halt, hut started to run instead. His horse was then shot but he dismounted and was trying to escape on foot when the police fired again, killing him. Maj. Caldwell denies that "Wild Bill" was insane and said that he was simply a bad Indian who drank much whisky. Dick Driscoll says he was had with out his whisky and that when he came to his house Tuesday midnight he was sober and on murder bent. The union labor organizations of Boise will put a ticket in the field for the com municipal elections. June 14 has been set apart as momor al day by- Grand Master Levi Magee for the Idaho Odd Fellows. The following statement from E. H. Dewey, son of the late Col. Dewey, is published in the Namha Leader: ill carry out all my father's plans know his wishes in regard to all his enterprises completed and uncompleted and it will ha a pleasure to me to oh serve them I have been raised in Idaho and love the state as he loved it and his work of upbuilding shall con tique as far as lies in my ability' to per form." The following press dispatch is from last Friday's Capital News and was dated at Salt Lake, May 15th: A man laiming to he Reese II. Davis, immi gration commissioner of Idaho, erei ted quite a scone in tlie police station this morning. He was picked up on tlie street in a drunken condition and when searched $1.10 and papers proving his identity were found upon him. Ad dressing the desk sergeant, he said: "I ome from Boise, Mr. Bartender, set up another round for the hoys, as I want to catch my' train." He was thrown in ail. Benny Wood Leaves Us B, M. Wood and family loft for St. Anthony, Idaho, Monday afternoon where they intend to make their future home. Benny went out there about three weeks ago to see if ho liked the place and returned last Thursday de ided that he would go and stay. Their many friends hero wish them success mil happiness. Hillsboro, (Iud.) Times. Mr. Wood and family arrivod in St. Anthony last Friday and are living on the South Side. He is employed at Mr. Hoops' tonsorial parlor. 1 f yon en joy a [rood cigar try Kurland's BEST. BURLAN Kurland's Best Is guaranteed to give satis faction. dry one and you will smoke no other. d ry one after your dinner and you will always smoke Kurland's BEST. S BEST Always call for this brand. The best in the market. W. II. Kurland Sole Distributor. From Fremont County. Hon. C. C. Moore, represent ing Fremont county in tlie last legislature, was in Nampa last week from his homo at St. An thony. Mr. Moore says work is progressing very nicely on Idaho's first sugar factory, lo cated in Bingham county. The big structure will be three stories high and in size 342x485 feet. Three hundred men are now at work on the factory and in the fields fertile company, the com pany having bought a section of land into which beets will be planted this year. They are unning twenty-six 3-liorse teams plowing, and are turning over the soil at a great rate. It is ex pected that fully 5,000 acres of Fremont county land will be put in beets this year. In speaking of mining in this section, he says at this time not enough is known of the Red Mud Springs property to oven pre dict the outcome of those dis coveries, though some very good prospects are found there. The coal beds in Fremont county are promising exceeding ly well. The beds there are very extensive, and though they have not been developed thus far to any great extent, many people in that section have been burning the coal during the past winter, and all pronounce it of excellent quality. Mr. Moore is very enthusiastic over developments in general in his section and is of the belief that old Fremont has a very bright future ahead. Nampa Times. Wooi at Top Prices. Weiser, Ida., May 23.—The wool market in this city has been lively during the past week. Several sales have been made at top prices, some within afrac eion of 15 cents per pound. A. G. Butterfield, one of the largest wool dealers in the coun try, sold 130,000 pounds to Hal lowel, Donald & Co. of Boston at a price said to bo very near the fifteen cent mark. John Neely sold 250,000 pounds at a little more than 14 cents, and E. A. Vansicklin sold a lit tle over 100,000 pounds at tlie same price. Over 500,000 pounds of wool are stored in the Wool-Growers' association warehouse in this city, and as much more will be delivered there next week. Ship ments are being made daily from Weiser to the east. Rates. Y. M. & Y. L M. I. A. conference May 30 June 1. President Roosevelt reception May 20th. Brigham Young family reunion June 1. For the above occasions an open rate of one fare for the round trip will lie made to Balt Lake, tickets on sale Slay 29th and 30th. Final limit June 1st. R. T. Drollinger, Agt.