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> TWO ARE WATERS'VICTIMS Orvel Boston Drowned in Pend Oreille River at Newport- Joy Kalmes Dies In Davis Lake. Orval, 17-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Boston, of this city, met an untimely fate Monday evening, when he fell off the dock of theLumbermens' Transportation Co. into the waters of the Pend Oreille river and was drowned. The boy, in company with two of his younger brothers, was playing along the river, and Orval, standing on the dock, was endeavoring to dislodge some driftwood, using a long stick, when he lost his balance and fell into the water. A young man named C. Vanderborden, who has been working with a crew of men setting new poles for the Pacific States Telephone Co., was on the dock at the time, and bravely plunged in after the boy, but the body failed to come to the surface and the attempt at rescue failed. Vanderborden injured his knee by striking a log while diving to help the boy, and was fortunate in being able to get to shore. Help was at once summoned and the work of dragging the river for the body was continued until a late hour that night and was resumed early the next morning. C. C. Whitcomb and others secured a long rope, and tying to it a number of hooks made from heavy wire, and weighting the rope, dragged the river bottom in the vicinity of the dock. About 11 a. m. A. D. Fisher and Paul Langdon, who were out in a boat tow ing the drag line, brought the body to the surface out of 20 feet of water and about 70 feet from where it went down. Funeral services were held at the Baptist church Wednesday afternoon, J. Dimmick Taylor, the evangelist, conducting the services. Orval Boston was born in Illinois No vember 2, 1896. The family has re sided in Newport since last fall. The unfortunate boy was industrious and assisted in furnishing a living for his aged parents. The tender sympathy of Newport people is extended to the sor rowing relatives, and every assistance The affairs of this Bank are controlled by local people, and backed by men of wealth. :: :: Board of Directors F. A. Blackwell, President Henry Tweedie, Vice Pres. Charles F. Craig, Cashier J. B. Tarbet, Jacob Martin - The Newport Miner/ ACCOUNT If We want your account because we want to do business with all our people, believing that we offer every facility for prompt and proper business. There must be a beginning—do not postpone the open ing of an account simply because of the smallness of your first deposits. Your account, however small, will receive the same prompt and courteous consideration we extend to our many large depositors. <| 4% paid on Savings Accounts. First National Bank possible has been rendered to them in their hour of sorrow. Joy Kalmes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Kalmes, of Newport, was drowned this morning in Davis Lake, about three miles west of Dalkena. Joy had been working at the Bolin mill and in company with several other young men was swimming horses in the lake when he slipped off his animal and being struck by the horse in its strug gles, sank to the bottom. The bodv was brought to the surface within half an hour and for a time it was thought that a spark of life could be detected and every effort was made to save him but without avail. The Kalmes family is living on their ranch on Davis Lake this summer, and the father drove to Newport this morn ing with a load of produce, and was here when the news came of the sad death of his son. Joy was 19 years old and a fine speci men of young manhood. He formerly worked in several of the local mercan tile establishments and was a favorite with many friends. The news of his untimely death was received with much sorrow. Will Erect New Store Building Another modern store building will shortly grace Washington avenue through the enterprise of George H. Bobier, owner of the corner lot on Washington avenue and Third street, now occupied by the J. A. Noble store. Mr. Bobier has let a contract to F.E. Lehmkuhl for the erection of a brick building, one story, 30x90 feet, with a modern front and work will be started in a few days. The Noble building will be moved into Third street, where it will remain for the period required to finish the new building, into which the stock will then be moved. Big Transfer Recorded The big transfer covering the sale of the Bradley Company's holdings to the Panhandle Lumber Co., which was made in September, 1906, was filed for record in the office of the auditor of Pend Oreille county this week. Tne amount involved in this transfer was $499,750. A full report of the lands covered will be found in this week's re port as furnished by the Pend Oreille County Abstract Co. We Want Your CAPITAL $25,000.00 SURPLUS $2,900.00 NEWPORT. PEND OREILLE COUNTY, WASHINGTON, THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 1912 SEWER RESOLUTIONS PASSED Town Council Takes Steps to Start Sewer Construction- Public Hearing on Tuesday, July 16 At an adjourned meeting of the Town Council held Wednesday evening, June 19th, steps were taken for the submis sion to the people of the proposal to build a sewer system. Resolutions were adopted fixing a time for a hearing on the question of building a trunk line sewer to connect the main part of the town with the Pend Oreille river, and also for the building of the first sub-sewer to drain the main business district of the town and connect with the trunk sewer. Tuesday, July 16th, is the time set by the resolutions when these hearings are to be held and the people are notified to appear at the hearing and make ob jections if any there be, to the pro posed action of the council. This is one of the most important actions that the town council of New port has ever taken and one that should have full and free discussion and con sideration by all property owners of the town. The resolutions appear in this issue of the Miner and should receive the attention of all. A reading of the resolutions as printed will inform all as to the steps that have been taken, and if there are any objections to the plan mapped out by the council they should be brought before the meeting on July 16th. Township Opened for Entry The Spokane Land Office has issued a notice to the effect that the plat of sur vey of Township 35, Range 42, located west of Ruby, will be filed in that office on August 14, and on and after that date applications for entry of lands in said township will be received. Actual settlers and residents will be allowed three months from August 14, within which to offer their filings, and the state of Washington will be allowed 60 days within which to offer selection lists of unoccupied lands. The township comprises 23,505.81 acres. The east half of the township is located in Pend Oreille county. PROTECT Your Valu able Papers. $3.00 yer year for a' Safety Deposit Box. :: :: United States Depository Does Ranching Come Under New Law? Whether the occupation of working on a farm is hazardous, and whether workers on a farm are entitled to par ticipate in the benefits provided for by the Workmen's Compensation Act, are questions that have been put up to the Industrial Industrial Commission of the State of Washington. The case in question is presented in the claim of the family of Owen Broad well, who was killed at Lenora, Pend Oreille county, April 27. Claim for compensation, which would amount to almost $4000, has been made by fhe widow, who is left with two children. Broadwell was killed while employed, as part of his general work, in slashing timber. A tree top broke, fell and pinned the man beneath it, causing a hemorrhage of the lungs, from which he died within two hours. It has not been the custom of the commission to list ranch workers as hazardous, no matter what the nature of occasional tasks to which they were assigned, though an employe of a lumber com pany, if engaged in the same work at which Broadwell met his death would come in the hazardous list. The government, through Hal J. Cole, register of the Spoeane land of fice, Monday announced opening of 2911.76 acres of the Kaniksu Forest re serve land. Only actual settlers will be allowed to file on the land on and after August 20. The land consists of frac tional township 37 north, range 43 E. W. M., opposite Tiger and lone. Don'ts To Be Remembered While in the Woods Don't toss away burning matches or tobacco. Don't make a campfire in leaves, rotten wood or against logs where it may spread or where you can not be sure it is out. Never leave a fire until it is out. Don't burn slashings in the dry season without a permit and with out care to confine the fire. Put out any fire you find, if you can. If you can't, notify a fire warden, some other public officer or the landowner. Get Those Shoes Now! MINISTERS MEET IN NEWPORT Methodists Have Interesting Pro gram and Discussions. Three Day Session Closed Today. The Ministerial Association of the Couer d'Alene district of the Columbia River Conference of the M. E. church has been in session at Newport this week, beginning Tuesday evening, and will close its session this evening with a sermon by Rev. G. A. Welles, of Colville. Those in attendance have been entertained at the homes of the members of the local church, and every elfort has been made to make their stay in our city pleasant. Those in attendance are as follows: B. E. Koontz, Coeur d'Alene, district superintendent. C. A. Hodshire, superintendent Col umbia district. W. F. Hawk and wife, Coeur d'Alene. Walton Skipworth, Jandpoint. A. 0. Hess, Athol, Idaho. A. W. Luce, Rathdrum, Idaho. Robert Warner, Moscow, Idaho. T. H. Fertig, Spokane. Henry Heusted, Usk. J. A. Smith, Post Falls, Idaho. J. R. Payne, Peone, Wash. F. N. Morton, Farmington, Wash. G. A. Welles, Colville, Wash. Wm. Wellington, Mead, Wash. A. F. Kroneman, Chewelah, Wash. J. W. Poolton, Rockford, Wash. Tuesday evening's services consisted of a song service led by Rev. Hess and a sermon by Rev. Skipworth, which is highly spoken of. Among the features of the meeting an interesting address by Rev. Robert Warner on the work of the General Conference at Minneap olis, which was full of information to all. U. F. Hawk, of Coeur d'Alene, and J. C. Harvey gave vigorous talks at the Wednesday morning session on '•The Mission of the Church" and "Is There a Decline in Family Religion?" respectively. A. W. Luce, of Rath drum, read a fine paper on "Church Membership.'' Discussions of the various topics have been most interesting and helpful, and the association meeting has been a sue- rrHE GRAND AND ONLY REAL Shoe Sale still in existence. Lots of just as good bargains left as those shown the opening day. Hundreds of customers have taken advantage of this grand opportunity and supplied themselves with summer footwear. Six large shoe bins heaped to overflowing still left, not a single pair old, shelfworn or undesireable in any way. So hurry up, don t put it off, get what shoes you can use right now, today before it is too late, at prices rang' ing from 85c to $2.85, and the regular prices were $3.00, $3.50, $4.00 and $4.50. And remember, always ask for Appleman s Gash Coupons, they mean money to you. Respectfully yours, APPLEMAN'S «7 —"r— ■■———* / NUMBER 6 cess in evei-y way. A resolution was adopted Wednesday recommending to the bishop of this conference that Dis trict Superintendent Koontz be contin ued in that position. A Runaway Ball Game. Sunday's game between Newport and the Independent Markets from Spokane turned out to be a runaway affair, with Newport batting the' ball all over the lot and over the fence. The final score was 16 to 2 in favor of the home team. Our team on Sunday was the best placed in the field this year, and the team is now undoubtedly the strongest that the town has ever had. Coupled with the fact that every member of the team is working, and that they are all clean and gentlemanly fellows, there is presented a line-up that the town may tye proud of. Navarre was strong as usual and ran up a list of 19 strike-outs, allowing three hits. The two scores that the Spokane outfit got were chargeable to errors. Spokane used three pitchers in the effort to stem the tide, and they were touched up for 14 hits. McKissick, a new catcher, was given a try-out and made good for Newport. ' He is a good backstop, has a splendid whip and is mighty handy with the willow. Moeser was in the game and with his friend Keenholz filled up the two holes that have caused the team much trouble and worry this spring. The two of them play a good game in the field, hit hard and are swift on bases. Next Sunday the Varneys, of Spo kane, will come back to play off the tie. Each team has won a game and the Varneys propose to bring out a line-up that they expect will win the deciding game of the series. If they walk away with a victory from the bunch that Newport now sports they will have to go some. Victor Monro Smith, aged 45, and Mae Joslyn Hodge, aged 29, of Spo kane, secured a marriage license from Auditor Murray Monday, and were married by the Rev. A. E. Ayers, pas tor of the M. E. church. The couple were attended by Mrs. G. W. M. Chant, mother of the bride, and Mrs. J. J. Joyce, of Ritzville. They left that afternoon for Priest Lake, Idaho, where they will spend the summer.