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C. S. Watson the St. Anthony Druggist.
drcrtiae- J The Penh jj , : nirt>iiyiity r< it m. They j| truth ' . 1,1 hare it. V~ s'L Anthony trill ? Celebrate the Fourth ? of .filly. Stay at 4 home a at i rty n s , entertain mtr riait- ; ora. rte need tint:. \ VI V (Tit LIS II Kit IX THE (Ft EDEN SPOT OF S OFT H E. I S TER X IDAHO. ST. ANTHONY, FREMONT COUNTY, IDAHO, THURSDAY, JUNE S3, 1904. NO. lO. dead AND MISSING. ! c East River Steamer Horror m ber Nearly One Thousand, j Fortv , w York, June ... ] UU1 . after the burning of the I ( jowl' 11L . r •-General Slocum" the | number of victims is still The total number of j - : overalls five hundred ! fHtv-two. Hope began to bej that" the awful total had been 1, but this was shattered port that divers had dis , mass of bodies wedged of tlie paddle boxes of ,cum." 'Mow many will ■ known for several hours, as q n ot be disturbed until the is on the scene. One hope nlr -i- is the steady decrease in | ...aber of missing, though it ill appalling large, being be - mr and five hundred. 'I'be ials still adhere to the belief : ween nine hundred and a md perished. The sad task ,,r\ ing the dead began today. st officer Flanagan of jhe ocutii" is quoted as saying that steamer's fire hose was rotten 1 Hirst in a dozen places when crew tried to use it. York June 11*.—Sunday's vest of dead from the steamer leral Slocum numbered forty bringing the tetal number of lies so far recovered up to 632. these, II have been identified ile about thirty of the victims ying at the morgue have not n claimed by friends or rela During the day thirty-six lies were recovered, and it was until after dark, when the at majority of the searchers had set! to work, that the others re found. lost of these came up from the tom and floated ashore. They re discovered by the police who re left to watch all night. .Vliile the list of missing has •n cut down somewhat by the indications made today, eleven v names were added to that roll, is leaving the total of missing lost as it was on Saturday, sonie ing more than 300. A life saver grappling from a t brought up a woman of 30 and brl of 11 locked in each others A few minutes later he ought up the bodies of a boy 0 ars old and a girl six, apparent brother and sister, clinging duly to each other. Game Killed in Season. New York, June 18.— Disposing the contention that it is illegal keep in cold storage out o/ season me that was killed in season, decision has been handed down the appellate division of the w York supreme court. An jinion by Judge O'Gorman, who smissed two complaints of alleged amt- law violation, was upheld. LICENSED TO WED. Deputy County Clerk Miss Davis sued licenses to wed to the follow T this week : bars P. Earson age 33 and Hilda Hill age 21, both of Driggs: am 1 IS. Gunter age 22 and Mary ilson age 21, both of Marysville: bris Jacobson age 23 and Elizabeth ray age 33, both of Menan. Milford, Idaho. June 21, 1904. editor Teton Peak, St. Anthony, Idaho. Hear Sir: My- attention being -died to a problem published in 16 bist issue of he# "Peak" which °u submit to the teachers as well boys and girls, I give the ring '(Ewing solution for the benefit ( th°-.e that perchance may not nderstand solving questions of ha t kind : D Kate walks 3 miles in 1 hour,' jv win walk 1 mile in one-third mat time which is 20 minutes. 1 s 'ie rides twice as fast, she '°md g () j ni ij e j n t iiat time or 11 minutes ; making the difference . ... n ivecn walking and riding of 10 'mites per mile. If she walks 01,1 Dome to, the depot she is 10 /"»tes behind the train time, but , s le r i ( les she is 20 minutes ahead j u -'J-min. which shows a differ lc ' -'0 minutes between walk 111 " and riding the intervening dis ^ lla ' : As above shown the differ 111 time per mile is 10 minutes m th e distance in miles will be as a,u as l() minutes is edntained • 1Ilts m 30 minutes which is 3. Answer : Kate tlle depot. minutes ives 3 miles from Ü. K. Meservy. Q f t j lc 1 STAND PAT ON I ; I opted--Speaker Cannon Permanent Chairman. ; , I Senator Fairbanks the Unanimous Choice. Committee Received and Ad Illinois delegation met 'toda Chicago, June 22. Senator Fair banks will be nominated for vice president unanimously. 'Flic ud decided to withdraw the name of Representative Hitt. When Illinois is reached on the cull of the states Senator Cullom will announce that he has received a telegram from Mr. Hitt, directing him to with draw his (Hitt's name from the convention and Illinois will support Senator Fairbanks. The names of the candidates will Vie withdrawn also. Senator Dolliver will present the name of Senator Fairbanks to the convention. After previously reviewing the policies and deeds of the Republi can party for the past eight years, the platform pledges to continue these principles. The tariff plank is as follows: "Protection, which guards and develops our interests, is a cardinal principle of the Republican party. The measure of protection should always at least equal the difference in the cost production at home and abroad. We insist upon the maintenance of the principles of I I j Stage Horses Killed by Lightning. Grantsville, Idaho, June IS.— The Whitebitd stage was struck by lightning yesterday afternoon near Whitebird, and both stage horses were killed instantly. Three passengers and the driver, who were in the stage at the time, all received a severe shock, from which tliev have since suffered vio lent headaches. I he stage left here yesterday carrying Mrs. Fee L Fridenrich and child, J. Hanson and the driver. A severe storm was raging for the greater part of the journey, when a bolt struck one of the horses squarely between tile eyes, and both animals pitched forward dead. j Hasn't Changed Much. When a jury in St. Fouis lately | cle acquitted a woman charged with stealing $204 from a male visitor, Prosecuting Attorney Bishop con gratulated its members thus : "I thank you for your verdict. I thank you in the name of all that is lawless and shameless in crime and criminals. I thank you for the discriminating state you have shown—for the high order of citizenship which you have dis played—in being influenced in your verdict by a pretty woman s winks and a glimpse at a bit of open work stocking. You are a credit to your class. " And Judge Taylor addressed the jury thus : "It is strange that a jury cannot try a woman defendant as im partially as it can a man. It is a sickening flirtation to P'ty that * "and the* defendant , - neremiaiiL between jurors a , , - I in a crimina case .s ends of ; aeieai uic c . t this court to justice. An exchange adds: "Human I i nature apparently ,^ ! much since 1 aside. ... ~ ~ Militia Costs Money, „ „ 'Katmäd I ' '.w L rohes i 1 1 *- > ne 1 ] Adjutant General Vickers has received a telegram from General Funston, commanding the Depart meht of the Columbia, inquiring as . I .. f ....'lltio ontunfiniPv; |#o the number of militia companies j from this state which will attend ■ the national encampment at Amer j icau Fake, Wash., next month and ! the probable strength of each com pany, says the Boise Statesman. pro rata reduction of the com panies will be necessarv on account of the limited appropriation for the ;, encampment. 1 <> transport and j provide forage for the - Idaho^ regi : ment alone will cost $•> , : $33,000. , , General Vickers had planned to ! send ten companies of the Idaho ,-ith fifty-five men to | regiment of I protection and therefore the rates of I duty should be readjusted only j when conditions have so changed that the public interest demands their alteration. " The eeiprocity plank says: "We have extended wide the door for foreign markets and we believe in the adoption of all practicable methods for further extension, including commercial reciprocity wherever reciprocal arrangements can be effected, consistent with the principles of protection and without injury to American industries." The gold standard is upheld. On the trusts the platform says : "Combinations of capital and labor are the results of the economic movement <?f the age, but neither must be permitted to infringe upon the rignts and interests of the peo ple. Such combinations when lawfully formed for lawful pur poses are alike entitled to the pro tection of the law, but both are subject to the laws andjjeither can be permitted to break them." The platfoim concludes with a review and warm endorsement of the administration of President Roosevelt. all ! i each company. It is possible General Funston may be obliged to reduce the company strength to forty men. This could be ac complished without impairing the showing of the regiment to any great extent, although General Vickers, as a mattej of course, would prefer that the full comple ment should go. The total cost of transporting the i i c i a ] 10 guards to American Fake, L- estimating ten companies of fifty ' g ve men eac h i would he $22,500. . »pbe ra ii roac j companies charge four of j cents p er ln j] e f or each man which - runs t i, e expense pretty high. The j p a y G f the men during their en ; g a g e ment would amount to $6000 and it would likely cost $4000 for j forage. At this rate the govern ment appropriation would soon be | cle P]_ et f^' Under the circumstances Gen eral Vickers regrets that he did not ask for a state encampment in Boise during the month of Septem ber. This would have given the military men more time for prepar ation and they could better afford to leave their work at that time. In this respect July is an awkward mouth. Another advantage of hav ing a state encampment at the Boise barracks would be the pres ence here in September of at least two companies of the Ninth infan try under the command of Colonel Noble. The Idaho guardsmen could work with these companies to great advantage. An even more urgent reason for holding a state encampment in this city would be the climatic advantage. Boise is conceded to be the healthiest post i*> the country and there would be i..............,__________ I less danger of sickness among the I ; Idaho guardsmen here than else-. t | I General Vickers expects to be | of General I advised of General Funstou's I i decision with regard to the possible ] trimming of the Idaho companies very shortly and will then be pre pared to carry out his plans in con formity with the changed condi tions if necessary. SAFE OF STATE FANDS. We wish to call particular atten tion to the liberal terms of the sale I .....• of"state lands the notice of which j appears in another column. One-' tenth of the purchase price cash and ' the balance on ten years time at 6 ! percent. Fists containing descrip-1 tion of lands to be sold can be had bv application at county treasurers' j office PP This land will be sold in ! 40 acre tracts at public auction, becinnin«- at 10 o'clock a m. of the date of sale For full particulars read the notice G RIY Good baled hay for sale. SNAKE VER FUMBERCO. lady Wins $10,000 Prize Given by San Francisco Examiner. Mrs. M. F- Stoddard, a waitress I in the "Grill" restaurant at 246 ; Twenty-fifth street, was yesterday I made happy by drawing îf 10,000 from the San Francisco Kxaminer. The news of the lady's good for tune came first yesterday afternoon ; about 3 o' clock, when she received I a letter from th San Francisco I Examiner informing her that she was the lucky winner of the capi-Ahe tal annual prize offered with the j Weekly Examiner amounting to : $10,000. A short time after receiv ingthe glad tidings Mrs. Stoddard: received a telegram from the paper ! confirming the good news contained ! in'the letter The letter informed ! Mrs. vStoddard of the lucky winning j and stated that the check for $10,000 ' would be sent the next day by : \y(_■ ]!s Fargo Express company* ! that she "would be required to submit her Examiner receipt and ' receipt the number to the express company, j and if they tally with the number j on the express package the money will be turned over to her. The letter also contained some very good advice to Mrs. Stoddard, advising her to be careful of the money, to invest it in United States government bonds or put the money in some good reliable savings bank, or else invest it carefully in some good city improved real estate that will bring her in some rents. The letter was signed by J. Stuart of the San Francisco Examiner. The telegram read as follows: "San Francisco, Cal., June 16, 1904.—Mrs. M. F. Stoddard, 246 Twenty-fifth street, Ogden, Utah: W'e confirm otir letter to you of June 14, 1904. Check was for warded you yesterday by Wells Fargo & Company.—The Weekly Examiner. ' ' Mrs. M. F. Stoddard is the daughter of Mrs. Julia Smith of Ogden. She was born at Farming ton, Davis county, forty years ago. For several years past she has lived at St. Anthony, Idaho, but had disagreements with her husband some time ago and came to Ogden to live, leaving him, bringing with her their children, tw# daughters and three sous, whom she has had to support for the past six months on the small salary of $6 per week as waitress in the restaurant. She is a very ener getic, loving mother, and has taken good care of her children, was honorable and made many friends because of her faithfulness in her work. Her mother and one sister, Mrs. D. M. Smith, resides at the power house near the mouth of the canyon. She has another sister, Mrs. Julia West, who works in the Grill as cashier. Her many friends feel to con gratulate her on the good fortune that has smiled upon her, and feel as one friend expressed it last night, when he heard the good news, "Well, it is a Godsend to that faithful little woman.''—Ogden Department, S. F. Tribune. as is Governor Morrison in Northern Ida. A Moscow special dated June j _ T i I 16th, says: Governor John * • Morrison arrived in Moscow last night and left today for Fewiston. \ While here he putin his time 1 passing among his friends, pre- j sumably not overlooking the ques- : tion of' his reiiomination at the I I Republican state convention, which j meets here August 10th. , | Governor Morrison was closeted ! | last night at the Hotel Del Nort ! I f or several hours with F. A. David, ! Warren Truitt, R. C. West and W. j Smith. When questioned as to < the object of his visit to north ! Idaho at this time, the governor j said: "I am here just to meet and confer with my friends. As to political matters I prefer to let the people do the talking. The people are generally good judges of such I matters, and I am willing to leave | ' - " ' j mv case in their hands." j Governor Morrison has many ! ' political friends here, mostly 6 ! among Congressman French's party adherents. While this is true, it, is also true that some of the j governor's friends are favorable to ! the cadidacy of C. W. Beal of Wallace for congress. It is probable however, that Fatah county would be for Francis Jenkins if it were not for the belief among some that ! it would interfere with the candi ' ' dacy of Congressman French for renomination. Recently what is known as the "Upper Snake River country" was : a desert. Today it, is a fruitful region. Marvelous as has been the development of the past few years, , it is evident that its era of properity and material development is just beginning. it is a region of sunny skies, fertile level plains and abundant water. The Snake river is the I light, the hope, the good angel of I these sun-baked plains, parched with the thirst of centuries. It is i great artery through which! j flows the lifegiving stream that will ' : in time redeem the arid lands along j its banks for a thousand miles. 1 The Snake is one of the great I ! rivers of the world, ,\Iany others ! ! are larger, but it is today, with ! two or three exceptions, the subject j of more study, investigation and I ' exploitation than any other river | : on the globe. _ : ! Ibis rivei has been especially mysterious and baffling in- one ' respect the source of the fine gold | with which its sands abound from'; its head waters high up in the j Wyoming mountains to its junction j with the distant Columbia. For 1 fifty years the presence of gold in j its sands has been known. When ' j j the ebbtide of the California forty niners flowed back over the interior country, scores of miles of its bars and benches were located as placer ground. Those claims carrying the coarser gold were worked success fully for many years, and some of them are still worked a part of each year. In recent years several dredges have operated with varying success in an effort to collect the elusive, shining particles, and one or two are now so engaged. In the past half century hundreds of prospectors have taken part in the search for the mother lode, but the quest has been fruitless and the solution of the problem is apparently remote as ever. Wealth of Water. While its gold first attracted attention, the cause of the present great development along its banks is its wealth of water. It is a deep and rapid stream at all seasons. Its flow of flood water is enormous and continues until late in the summer, reaching the highest point from the middle to the last of June. For 20 miles down from St. An thony not a single tributary stream enters it from the north side. All sink in the sands of the desert or among the lava beds. But at in tervals along this bank throughout the whole distance gush forth cop ious springs of crystal water whose sources are supposed to be the numerous rivers and creeks which emerge from the snowcapped moun tains to the north and sink in the intervening sands. There are lit erally thousands of tliese springs, and the flow of the largest is said of A The special features of thedevel opinent of the upper part of the valley in 1903-4 is the establish ment there of the beet sugar indus try on a large scale. Fast year a large factory was constructed and operated three miles northeast of j Idaho Falls. It was successful and I established a new record for a hrst vear - s bee t crop. The site Q f tbe new f ac tory and \ the new town of Sugar City is on 1 the east side of Teton siding and to be 22,000 miners' inches -quite | a respectable young river in itself. a j about half way between St. Antho- | : nv and Rexburg. The factory- , I a large one—is approaching com-1 j pletion, and,about six miles north- j , west on the opposite side of the . ! Snake river, an auxiliary, or cut- ; ! ing station, is under construction, j ! This is to take advantage of an , j area of r.ew beet land at that point, < the beet juice to be pumped j ! through a pipe line to the factory, j j Smooth Land, Abundant Water, | tories has ' land values in all the adjacent ter The land here is level and smooth and is said to be especially adapted to the growing of heavy crops of a superior quality of beet*. The construction of these fac materially enhanced j land values in all the adjacent ter ! ritory. At nearly every railroad i station from Blackfoot to St. Amh on y beet loading stations have it, been established consisting of a ' driveway leading to an elevated ; ! platform, from which a wagon j load of beets can be dumped down a chute into a car. The Sugar City plant is expected t o be ready for operation by Sep tember 1, while work on the one at Blackfoot will be rushed in expectation of having it ready also | to handle the crop of 1904. The extent of irrigation in Idaho at this time, as well as the possi bilites of the State in that direc tion, are not generally understood and appreciated in spite of all that has been written on the subject, The State now has 2300 miles of main irrigation canals, costing five and a half million dollars and covering 1,400,000 acres of land, of which something-more than half is now under cultivation. In addition to this there arc in the State now in course- of construc tion or under contract, projected canals covering nearly 1 ,( 100 ,( 10(1 acres more. Virtually all of this is in the valley of the Snake and its tributaries except the small see tion of southeastern Idaho the drainage of which is into Gieat Salt Lake- thrq*:gh Bear river and I its tributaries. | _ But- it is of the upper part of the : Snake river valley, and especially of the St. Anthony country, oi which 1 wish to speak. I have | been o\e*r most of it by rail, by stage, on horseback and on foot, j It is a region richly endowed by j nature. Formally years its great 1 resources and possibilities seem to j have been almost overlooked by ' the advancing tide of settlement, but within a comparatively recent period they have been seized upon with avidity and with the result that the counties of Fremont and Bingham are now receiving more immigrants than any other section of Idaho. St. Anthony is no longer the remotest settlement, but rather the center of a great district which is being rapidly settled and converted from a range for the antelope, the coyote and the jack rabbit into fields of waving grass and grain. For thirty-five miles northwest of St. Anthony the best land is all taken up, and much of it is fenced and otherwise improved. It is probable the Short Fine railroad will be extended soon from St. Anthony to Marysville, about twenty miles northeast and only about that distance from the corner of the Yellowtsone National park. A Short Fine surveying party has been at work on the proposed ex tension recently, and there is every reason to believe it will be built, and later extended to the southeast through Teton basin. The new Idaho State reform school is now building one mile west of St. Anthony. It is an imposing building of brick and stone and will be a credit to the town and the State. St. Anthony is at present the terminus of the Yellowtsone park branch of the Short Fine road, and is a desirable outfitting point for park travel as well as for the big game hunters desiring to go to the best big game hunting grounds now left in the United .States, the Jackson Hole country and the | mountain regions lying just south a i K l west of the park. To the southeast of St. Anthony, apparently near at hand, but in reality forty-five miles distant, tower the sharp peaks of the Three Tetons, cold and white with ever lasting snow. Their appearance varies with point of view, but from any viewpoint they are an inspir ing sight and the most prominent landmark for scores of miles in every direction. No sketch of St. Anthony would not he complete without mentioning C. H. Moon. | its pioneer settler, , Half a generation ago, in his search for a place where aman with a j small capital could create a farm . from the desert by taking out a ; ditch at a cost within his means, j ] le reached the big lava rock on the , bank of the river near where the J,ridge in St. Anthony now stands j After a careful examination of j the country, he mounted this rock laud there planned the canal he afterward constructed on the north side of the stream and which was the basis of the comfortable fortune he now enjoys. He rapidly ac quired a large area of land, on part of which the town was atferward laid out. , rhe pleasant home in which he now resides, opposite the Riverside hotel was tlie first :t a it St. Anthony. Although Mr. ; Moon is getting to be an old man, j he has lost none of his enthusiasm as to the future of the section of country in which lie lives. A few months ago he said to me This country is just beginning to grow at ; and with a trace of sadness m his the,voice, "I was born fifty , Fake Tribune. I was born fifty vears too DUVAFF", in Salt