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OFFICIAL PAPER OF STEVENS COUNTY s.i 1 ■ i in i^—a— g—« A weekly journal devoted to the interest! ol Newport and tne Calispel valley in particular A nd the remainder of the earth in general. A i>rogressive paper for progressive people in a progressive country. FRED L. WOLF, Editor and Publisher. Entered in the postofflce at Newport, Waßh. I ton as second class mail matter. SUBSCRIPTION PRICE >1.50 EACH YEAR ( JUST AMONG OURSELVES > I. & W. N. Railroad Time Table. Passenger Train No. 2 leaves 0. R. & N. depot at Spokane, via Spokane Inter tional Railway, daily at 7:00 a. m. Ar rives at Newport at 9:20 a. m. Passenger Train No. 3 leaves Newport daily at 5:15 p. m. Arrives at Spokane at 7:45 p. m. Daily freight from Spokane arrives at Newport at 8:45 a. m. Leaves Newport at 11 a. m. Sixteen inch wood for sale by H. A. Miller. A 1 Ries, proprietor of the Eagle Bar, was a Spokane visitor Monday. Capt. Lanneau and W. H. Mead, of Metaline, were registered at the Antler Tuesday night. FOR RENT—Good 4-room house close in; city water; electric lights; $10 per month. A*.M. Harris. Father Falchi will hold Catholic ser vices the first Sunday in February at the residence of Paul Gladish. The many friends of Mr. Fred Kimmel will be sorrv to learn that he has been on the sick list for several weeks. Thoroughbred S. C. B. Leghorns, two pullets and cockerell, $2.25 per trio if taken soon. Hal E. Fremming. 34-3 Walter L. Rickard, who lives south of Newport, has been quite sick, but is now improving and will soon be out again. Mrs. J. T. Gibbs, of Coeur d'Alene, has been in Newport the past week visit ing her husband, the local agent of the Idaho & Washington Northern. Several of the claims at the Metalines are being patented this winter among them those of the Flusey Lead company and the Sterling Silvan Lead company. Papers were recorded at Colville last week making the transfer of the New poat Opera House from B. F. Seeley to M. A. Bloomer, a sister of Mrs. H. M. Lund. Attorney R. L. Edmonson, of Spo kane, was a Newport visitor Tuesday, appearing for the Pend d'Oreille River Navigation Co. in a suit brought against it by Wm. Vane. Mrs. A. W. Long and son, J. L., re turned Tuesday evening from Lewiston, Idaho. Mrs. Long has about recovered from the effects of the paralytic stroke she suffered last month. Dr. Phillips went into Spokane Tues day evening, taking with him Fred Nyhol, cook at the D. & K. camp, Dal kena, on whom it was found necessary to perform an operation. W. C. Wilkes, traveling freight agent of the Great Northern with headquar ters at Spokane, was a Newport visitor last Friday in the interest of his road. He succeeds Mr. Pieper, who has been transferred to the Seattle territory. To the Ladies of Newport—Mrs. Neb ergall wishes to announce that she is prepared to do all kinds of plain and fancy sewing at her home on the south side. Children's clothes a specialty. Satisfaction guaranteed. Mrs. Nebergall. Advice to mothers: Don't let your children waste away. Keep them strong and during the winter with Hollister's Rocky Mountain Tea. It is the greatest tonic for children. Pure and harmless. Does the greatest good. 35c, Tea or Tablets. Adam's Pharmacy. A special meeting of the stockholders of the Parker Mountain Mining com - pany, is called to be held at Newport on 'February 10th for the purpose of voting on the question of increasing the capital stock of the company in order to raise funds for further development work. The prospects at the mine are said to be good. Arrangements have been completed for a pastors' and missionary meeting of all of the Baptist churches in the Inland Empire, to be held in the Central Bap tist church at Spokane on February 3 and 4, to consider the best means of ad vancing of that denomination in the territory covered. Rev. 0. R. Waite, of Newport, is one of ers on the program. The local passenger on the Great Northern was delayed until late in the afternoon Monday by a washout near Naples which occured just after No. 1 had passed. Wednesday morning's No. 1 did not get through Newport until 2:05 p. m. on account ot-an ac cident which occurred to N0.4 eastbound Tuesday night. A broken flange on an engine driver caused the derailment of the baggage car trucks, which also occurred near Naples. No one was injured. *« — To Trade for Newport Property. A good ranch near Calispel.Lake. In quiite at the First National Bank, Good house and lot for sale. Inquire of W. F, Millard. See the fine new lot of glassware at Miller's furniture store. FOR RENT—One house at $15 and one at $10 per month. Inquire of First National Bank. The "Hard Times" dance Friday even ing was largely attended and a good time is reported by all. For good home cooking the Home Restaurant, next door to the Miner office, takes the cake. Mrs. F. E. Braddock returned to her home at Tiger, Monday, after a few day's business visit here. The Fred Kim mel home in quarantined on account of Miss Katharine having a light attack oi scarlet fever. Taken up a small white horse, blind in one eve, no brand. Owner will please call at H. Coleman's, White, Idaho. Messrs. A. C. Hook and George Hale, of Coeut d'Alene, conductors on the electric* road, were Newport visitors Tuesday. Ruel Sammons drove up from his ranch on the lower river Monday and was transacting business with Newport merchants. FOR SALE-7-Tamarack or fir wood cheap, delivered; special prices on 10 or more cords. J. Kreiger, Box 164, Tel. 41. 12-19tf IL M. Lund is still confined to the house by rheumatism. Mrs. Lund has also been on the sick list, but is able to be out again. Henry Allen is laid up at his home on the south side by a badly cut nose and face, resulting from an accidentall fall through a window. The W. A. club is planning a general good time social to be held at Kelly's Hall Friday evening of this week. Light refreshments will be seryed and a program given. The newly-appointed city marshal, Chas. Freeman, is recovering from the injuries he sustained two weeks ago, and will soon be out and able to take up his duties. Judge J. G. Johnston, of Spring Val ley, who for some time past has been confined to his home with rheumatism, is some better and Tuesday made a short business trip to this city. The new town of Spirit Lake was in corporated as a village by the commis sioners of Kootenai county, Idaho, last week, a board of five trustees being ap pointed to look after the affairs of the incorporation. ~ J. P. Berneck commenced the work of harvesting the ice crop today, taking the supply of frigidity needed for next summer's cooling from the pond west of town. The ice is about ten inches thick and of good quality. Frank C. Jones, of Chicago, accom panied by his son and daughter, arrived here this week to make Newport their home. Mr. Jones and his son are car penters and contractors and expect to enter the local business field. Taken up at my ranch, three miles west of Cusick, one light red steer, over one* year old, no visible brands or ear marks. Owner can have same by prov ing property, paying for this ad and paying charges. Adolph Selheim. Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Bronson went to Spokane last week, where Mrs. Bronson was operated on at the hospital. Mr. Bronson returned home Tuesday even ing, leaving his wife recovering nicely from the results of the operation. LOST—Between Phillips' barber shop and Torreson's residence;- pocketbook containing two certificates of deposit on First State Bank and about $9 in cur rency. Finder may retain money upon returning certificates to Miner office. Sandpoint is bavins: a hard time con quering the smallpox. An order was recently made that all pupils attending the schools must be vaccinated or they will be refused admittance. The city health officers are doing the work of vaccinating without expense to the par ents of the children. Chas. Fewins, of Baltimore, Md., a brother of Mrs. Arthur Millard, was a Newport visitor last week. Mr. Fewins is desirous of locating in the northwest, and being well impressed with Newport may decide to enter into business here. Before definitely deciding he will make a trip to the Sound country. A number of young men are planning to give a minstrel show some time in February, the proceeds to go to the Commercial Club. They are indus triously rehearsing and having consider able good talent enlisted will doubt less put on a creditable performance. Lloyd McMorran is managing the afiair. W. E. Boger on Monday severed his conncction with the Farmers' Co-Opera tive Trading Co., having disposed of his stock to Ed Kirkpatrick. Mr. Boger has not decided on his future business occupation and will consider the matter for a time but will doubtless remain a citizen of Newport as he is well pleased with our city. v About 10 o'clock Monday night a hobo broke into the meat market of Stadle man Brothers, on Main Ave. Entrance was gained from the rear of the building and the intruder finding it impossible to get in(o the main room r contended him self with stealing a beef heart which he shortly afterward tried to dispose of at the Midway Restaurant. The proprietor suspecting something was wrong, noti fied Night Marshal Straight, whoquickly put the heart thief in the city jail. Miller the furniture man has a fine ]ineof jardinieres And glassware. Call and see him. I Mr. Habercin, of Spokane, has been in town this week looking up real estate investments. FOR SALE —Good livery and feed stable location on the south side. In quire of Reid Hardware Co. Mrs. C. C. Whitcomb is at Spokane, receiving medical treatment and is re ported to be improving in health. Wes Martin has gone to Wheeler, Wash., in the Big Bend country to serve his time on a claim he has taken up For Rent—Nicely furnished room in private family. All modern con veniences. Apply to Mrs. Geo. Hynes. J. E. Whitely and family, who have resided in Newport for several years, left this week for their former at Reeds burg, Minn. Wm. Zeigler returned this week from Wheeler, Wash., where he has been proving up on a quarter section of Uncle Sam's domain. Bring your pictures to" Miller, the furniture v man, to have them framed. A complete stock of fine mouldings always on hand to select from. Senator Hey burn's bill authorizing the Idaho & Washington Northern Rail road to build a bridge across the Pend d'Oreille riuer near Newport, passed the Senate last week. L. J. Kimmel, the manager of the electric light plant, is suffering from an attack of the mumps, and has a swolleit jaw just the same as all the youngsters have experienced. J. C. H. Reynolds, of Spirit Lake, was a Newport visitor Wednesday. Mr. Reynolds is now acting in the capacity of commercial agent for the Idaho & Washington Northern. Would like to correspond with parties having to sell 35 foot and longer cedar poles, and also 4 and 5 inch cedar posts 7 to 12 feet in length. Address H. J. Anderson, Box 250, Newport. Capt. Napoleon LeClerc has gone to Priest River, where he will spend sev eral weeks receiving medical treatment. On his return he will begin the work of installing an oil burner on the steamer Metaline. G. W. Cooper, of Cusick, has moved to Spokane and his family expects to make their home near that city for a time while Mrs. Cooper receives medi cal treatment. They expect to come back to the valley in the spring. It is expected that the Panhandle smelter at Sandpoint will resume opera tions about February 15th, the company having been re-organized and with the proinise of ore shipments from the Coeur d'Alenes, is said to have bright prospects. A. J. and Leonard Stohr, of Everett, were Newport and Penrith visitors last week, coming back to visit relatives and see how the town has progressed. A. J. holds a responsible position as foreman for a large contractinfi firm at Everett. Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Gilbert enter tained a large party of Newport young people Wednesday evening. Progressive "500" was the game of the evening, fol lowed by music, songs and a general good time, which was greatly enjoyed by all present. A good sized audience heard Bob Smith, humorist entertainer, at the Opera House Friday evening. Mr. Smith proved to be a pleasing enter tainer and all his selections were well received. The Epworth League organ fund is about $25 gainer by the event. The street committe of the outgoing council objects to the criticism that they are to blame for the newly purchased hydrants of the city not being put in last fall, as they claim to have several times notified the water company as to the locations desired for the hydrants and requested they be put in. Beginning this week the Miner has a new feature which will doubtless be appreciated by its readers. Deputy County Clerk Lon Johnson liae kindly agreed to furnish us a record of the Superior Court proceedings, the first of which appears in this issue and reports the cases heard at the session of last Monday. C. Wolf, of Spirit Lake, was a New port visitor today. Mr. Wolf has charge of the work of installing the lightplant and electrical power equipment at the lake. They will develop 2500 horse power by steam power and all of the machinery of the sawmill and planer of the Panhandle company will be operated by directly connected motors. Down river Socialists are getting ready to open up the campaign of 1908, and have had bills printed announcing a series of meetings under the auspices of the Yocum local. Speakers are U. U. Miller, of Colville, and Lee R. Bilder back, of Yocum, and they express their willingness to meet any speakers, re gardless of race, color or previous condi tion of servitude, in debate on Social istic principles. E. S. Bowen, of Rathdrum, secretary of the Silver Lead Mining with claims in the Metaline district, was a Newport visitor Saturday. A number of Newport people are interested in this project. Mr. Bowen reports that Jas. Dohertyand Wm. Bringhoff, of Meta line, who are directors in the company, are in charge of work on the claims this winter. Considerable stock in the mine is being disposed of, and Mr. Bowen announces that the company expects to install a 50-ton concentrator in the spring. Messrs Ausman & Sparks have opened a short order restaurant in the room next door to the Heisner saloon and are enjoying a good business. Fred Dashiel, of Waverly, Wash., has been the guest of W. M. Peatman at Aibeni Falls. The gentlemen are re lated but never met before. Mr. Dashiel is mayor of his home town. Claude Neuholz, son-in-law of George Beaton, formerly of Coeur d'Alene, who has been visiting here for several weeks started Wednesday on the return trip to his old home at Cedar Rapids, lowa. Ben Beik, who has been a resident of Newport, much of the time tor the past two years, employed as a cook in various restaurants, died last week in Northern California. Typhoid fever was the cause of death. Superior Court Proceedings. In the matter of the estate of W. P. Drugan, an order was granted permit ing the administrator to sell the real estate belonging to the estate of the de ceased. Dr. S. P. McPherson, adminis trator. Albert Staehele, of Addy, was ad mitted to final citizenship Jan. 22. Mr. Staehele is a native of Switzerland and is the father of sixteen children, all of whom reside with him two miles west of Addy. L. E. Carter, of Colville, has brought suit for damages against M. A. Martin et ux inthe sum of $5000, for alienation of his wife's affections. Mr. and Mrs. Martin are the parents of Mrs. Carter. Ole Anderson was declared an habitual drunkard, and the clerk ordered to pre pare notices to that effect and posted according to law. In re estate of Mary Thori, deceased, a petition was granted praying for the appointment of an administrator. In the case of Robert Piatt vs. Mary Piatt, the defendant was granted a di vorce. The community property was eqally divided and ninety days was given for the parties to make the divis ion. M. J. Rush vs. John Walsh, motion for dismissal and motion granted. Court adjourned until next regular law day, Feb. 3, 1908. Lon Johnson, Deputy Clerk. Old Jaii Sells for $25 Cnlville, Wash., Jan. 21.—A1l of the old stoves and equipment of the court house and old jail, which were thrown out of use by the construction of the new jail and the installment of the new steam heating plant, were sold at pub lic auction in front of the courthouse yesterday afternoon by Sheriff Graham. The sum realized for all the things sold was about $75. The old jail building, which is a log structure and which was built when the town was at the site of the old town of Colyille, three miles north of this city, nearly 50 years ago, and removed to its present site when the new town of Colville was established, 26 years ago, was sold to Stephen Bon nett, a farmer living near town, for $25 and will be removed to his ranch. The two iron cells which have been in use for a number of years in the old jail were sold to the city for $8, The stoves were sold to farmers for prices ranging from $1 to $3. The old jail site will be cleaned off and converted into a lawn. Locate New Mill Near Tweedie. The McLaughlin Lumber Co., a new concern, wiir begin the erection of a new sawmill at Tweedie, a new station on the I. &W. N. Railroad, nine miles south of Newport. The mill will be a small or.e, having a capacity of 20,000 feet per day. E. J. McLaughlin, presi dent of the company, is making arrange ments for the construction work. N NOTICE I wish to announce that I have bought the interest of Mrs. Jennie Fewins Mil lard in the Ladies' Bazaar, and that I will continue the business in the old place. Your trade will be greatly ap preciated, and you will be accorded the same consideration in the future as heretofore. Olive A. Hayes. Lund Hardware <§J The pioneer hardware house of Newport is still at its old stand, corner of Fourth street and Railroad avenue. We have just received a carload of common and good sense bobs; also the Marienette and McClaren sleighs, which we sell at Spokane prices and save you the cost of freight. - " . , Double Bitted Axes at 75c, $1.00 and $1.25- 1-4-m. tested Steel Chain at 15c per lb. All sizes of B. B. and B. B. B. Chain, also Lund's Special. Atkins and Simond Saws on hand. We still have a good assortment of all kinds of Heating Stove which we are selling at way down prices. . yours for business Lund Hardware Co. Will Wed in Spokane Mr and Mrs. Alex Brazeau, of this city, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Miss Mary Lncille, to Edgar A. St.e Marie, of Spokane. The wedding, for which about one hundred and fifty invitations have bsen sent out, will occur Thursday, February 6th, at St. Louis, of Gonzaga church, Spokane, Rev. Father Falchi will officiate. Miss Brazeau has resided in this city since last October, having came to New port with her parents, who formerly resided in Oconto, Wisconsin, the for mer home of the groom. Miss Brazeau, who is a popular and charming young lady, during her resi dence in this city has made many friends who will be pleasantly surprised to learn of her engagement. Mr. Ste. Marie, the groom to be, is a well known and popular railroad man of Spokane, and at present is connected with the operating department of the Spokane & Inland Empire Ry. system. He ha 3 visited Newport several times and his pleasant manner always makes hire new friends every time he comes here. Council Proceedings. The city fathers met in regular session Tuesday evening in the council rooms, Councilmen Bennett, Stadelman, Hynes and Caldwell being present. The mayor being absent Councilman David Cald well acted as president pro tempore. The report of City Treasurer Phillips was presented and read, and meeting with the approval of the council was accepted. The telegraph and telegraph franchise was presented, and on motion was hel<j| over for further consideration. This gives the new councilmen more time to properly acquaint themselves with the terms of the franchise. The following bills and demands were presented and allowed: Tiss & MeMorran, supplies. ?13 15 Jack Crickmore, work on city hall tower' 95 Pacific States Tel. & Tel. Co., phone.. ... 265 Pioneer Bindery 1 26 The council then adjourned. Railway Suit Before Supreme Court The suit of H. M. Lund vs. the-Idaho & Washington Northern Railroad has reached the supreme court at Olympia. A dispatch from Olympia is as follows: Olympia, Wash., Jan. 16. —The ques tion of whether a railroad company must settle with owners of abutting property for possible damages before it operates j upon a street in a town in which the council has given a franchise upon the street is a leading issue in a novel case out of which a motion will be argued in the supreme court tomorrow, that of H. M. Lund against the Idaho & Washing ton Northern Railroad Company. Lund has a hardware store in the town of Newport, Stevens county. The point at issue is whether or not the order of the supreme court setting aside the injunc tion shall continue until the regular appeal, which has been taken from the lower court's decision, is passed upon. The adjuster of the company which holds the policy on the Steamer New port, was in the city this week and ad justed the fire loss of last week at $75, a satisfactory settlement. THE LADIES' BAZAAR F" O R Ladies' Furnishing Goods, Notions, Toys, China, Candy and. School Supplies STEVE HARRIS Blacksmith. Horse Shoeing Wagon Making OPPOSITE MINER OFFICE TV T r 4f ♦ ♦ ♦ * + + + + WHARFAGE AT REASONABLE RATES SCROLL SAWING AND TURN.NO £ NEWPORT BOAT WORKS | E. W. STEVENS, Proprietor ♦> LAUNCHES AND SMALL BOATS a specialty NEWPORT, WASH * ...... a ❖ ❖ THEMANWHOKEEPS HIS MONEY between the mattresses, who hides and hoards it away, withdraws that money from use, thereby lessens the circulation and lessens general prosperity. He lessens his own prosperity, as money invested in good property is profitable and safe and brings good returns. l)o not fail to snap up some of the bargains listed below. Thev will make you money. Residence Lots. $50—Two on Fourth street; terms $1 I per week. $62.50 —Two on Newport ave.; $5 per month. $75 —Two on Washington ave.; $5 per month. Special Offer $1400 —6-room modern house, with bath, close to school and business dis trict, well built and in repair, line east facing 75-foot lot worth $500. If you want a good home for one-third less than cost to build, see this. Splendid Buys in Homes $450 —Good 4-room house, close in. $600 —Neat 3-room cottage, 3 blocks? from P. 0., 50 foot lot. $1000 —Swell 6-room modern house in first-class condition, best residence sec tion. Farms $12 per acre —Quarter section, good soil, four miles out, good 6-room house, large barn, chicken house, small orchard and garden, plenty of wood, everything in good condition, improvements worth almost price asked for entire farm. $15 per acre —Quarter section, 2 miles from town, good- house and 10 acres cleared, enough saw timber and wood on place to pay for it. $27.50 per acre —160 acres, 8 miles from town on State road, good house, fine soil, all fenced, 60 acres timothy mead ow, 400 M standing timber, fine river frontage. I handle nothing but first-class prop erty. When you buy from me you get the best. I have several other attractive buys. Call or write for complete list. Can save you 10 to 25 per cent over what land and town properties will cost in the spring. v A. M. HARRIS. NEWPORT, WASH. BOARD AND J ROOM $5.50 PER WEEK 'the banquet restaurant Chicken Dinner Every Sunday Home Cooking and at the Home Restaurant MALS 25C Next Door to New Miner Office N W. P. MILLARD: . Plumber and T inner NEWPORT, WASH. Fleming & Thomas SURVEYORS ALL WOR.K GUARANTEED Newport, - - Wash. A. RAY WILLIAMS Furniture and Undertaking... NEWPORT, - = WASH.