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BLACKFOOT, IDAHO, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14, IfcU. NO. 24 Ju*t »a They Coma. The democrats elected the entire State and legislative tickets in Iowa. Ralph Morgan l as lieeu appointed crier for the Supreme Court this term Our editor left Sunday afternoon on a business trip to Boise Citv. C. B. Wheeler has rente«! and will occupy the brick residence lately va cated by Attorney Reeves. The rémi ins of Dutch John were Interred in the Odd Fellows oetneten Wednesday evening. The first snow of the season in this part of the country fell Wednesday night and Thursday morning Senator J. M Wells, of Kis>t«u d county, spent several day« in Blu.-k foot thi* week M. . . Deputy t b-fk IMftWl new re»i w. decc« will la* read« foi iH-ciipanel in •bout one »M'k. Boise politician* are very pal with ■ ••W-« going to «lo at the next election? ' Fred Vogler w«*«t down to Ogden 1 Saturday, Ui attend the Gilmore cm «erts. L W'. Wi«t has redgned hi* posi tion at De La mar aud can now lie ; found behind the counter at W. II Danilsou*. As the matter now stand«, the men i . . . M German) who eat Auicm-aii p.*rk „ . , . . . , will pat the duties, unie** they Iwat I .... . the landlord out of llu-it board ; Mr*. Holbrook received lid* week a fine assortment of Christmas g<«*l* St« her new ad calling attention to The town ha* In-en full of «tr.-inger thi* wo k attending the pi.-liuiitiary j examination of the parties charged The Baptist Sunday im-Ium.I will j have public exercise* a week from with the murder of --Dutch John next Sunday evening. There will lie some novel features. Albert Watson who ha* la-en nek l M iu ! •o long with typhoid fev.-r. *ble to attend to his duties at the warehouse. i a We yield m<sit of our local spa««- j this week to Ike proceeding* in lhe ttial of the men implicated in vie murder of Dutch John. Arrangements sre iM-ing made for • grand Th»nk*giviug ball and sup per. In. dations for same wilt Is- out io a few days. ; j Quite a numlier of Blackf.Mil |ieoph went over .Sunday evening to •Ueno ! the soteriainmcul giv.m at the I'ara ti •cbool house W. C. Killingswortli returned Fri day from the Arangee ranch, North j Fore Snake river, whither he went to deliver the 800 head of shevp sold by Attorney Orr to Mr iiopf. Now all look forward to the national holiday, Thanksgi viug o 1 which .wen •ion the turkey routs '-lie eagle a* the fiatiomd bird, and peace mid g<Knl will prevail among men. Boise City lays claim to a female faro dealer. The Indie* ol Idaho wi I b« shocked at this intelligence greatly a* if H Japan earthquake wa* 00 duty. a Attorney Reeves has shipped his household goods to Boise City, and his family will leave Saturday for the same pi In the futur«. ace, where they will reside Ml»» Alice (lamill of Chicago, gave so excellent entertainment of select readings at the Hull, lust Tuesday evening, nu.lcr the auspices of l >'« Bl:.ok foot W. C. T. IJ. Mis* Hamlll rendered a varied programme *ith much grace and elocutionary skill, Tlie Glee Club has the thanks of tho union for music furnished. Police to StwkholderV of F.a»h rn Idaho Water Company. Assessment No. 11, is levied for purpose of paying attorney's Ices in the recent law suit and for salary of water master both hills being long past due, Stockholder* are positively requested to make immediate pay fuent. the JottN Montgomery, gec'j and Troas. Semi-Annual Convention of the Hinyham Co. H'. C. T. U. The convention met Noy. 4 at the M. K church, Black foot with a fair attendance of ilelegates from Idaho Fu.ls, Bluckfoot Flats and Bhiekfiait Unions. Mrs. Reeves, the county president, proved an able and ettb-ieu« ««Itieer Mrs (J. C Stull of Ula.-kf.M.t gave a cordial welcome to tue visiting delegates which was responded to hi Mrs. Trego of Blockten Plats Uni mi. and Mrs. Mitchell of Idaho Fall* Among the reports of Superintend ent* of Dept*, the m:«»t interesting was that of Mis« X. Duneau of Black. ! foot Flut» Union, Siqx-I ilitehdftil ol Childn-u» Work, She report* four I *">'«! temperance legion* in Bliigh un cMUttly with a memliersl.ip of ninety-1 'be following superiuteudeuis w. re continued for the enduing siv ui-utb* ami it ia etrneaUy hoped that j jeach will I), „I time ami inclination b. j do me « ff.et ive work iu her depart j Snpt. of CTiililrcu » Work, Mis* X. ] Duncan, Bln.-kbs t Flats. I 8cl'-nti«e Temperance Iu.trucli.m, | Mr*. Holbrook, Bla. kf.wt. I Parlor work, Mis. Johnson, Idaho j llvgiene, Mr* Given*. Rmckf.Mii. s upt of Pres» Work, Mrs. Oliver, Pocatello. ! „ „ . , ,, „ It 1. il r> «». I Work. Mr*. Vanderlieck, „ , Pocatello. : . ... Motlier* Meeting*, Mr*. Clark. Ida Falla In the evening a large and appre 1.... ... 1 . i.-iaMve audience aa»e.nbled lo listen to lhe el.M-utbiliary contest. A Dein- 1 In. Falls. on-sl medal contest had (men planned j but ass impossible, only four contest nutaU-ing present, 'It** Blanche Crawford, from the Hope of Our Country, man effective and telling manner. Mi-s Belva Yarnell. of Idaho Fall*. 1 " .'»I Side, rendered "Prohibition Hie r.-cibsl-The Huinscller's Legal Rein l 'dv," iu a way that showed much ! natural ability and careful training, Mi*s Blanche Jones was especially j graceful in her recitation. «The Xa- j j Mi»a Gerta Fierce concluded i erntest with "A Vole« From tin- Pisir house," and was awarded the prix -, J a pill'll case containing portrait* of lion s Curse." j 'li** " illt.nl and Mis* II *«l. ! Mis* Il I. Hdbliell gave a tine de- ' ; Iiu.-aliou of the "Death of Hyputia, j b. the great enjoyment of all present, j| u . m , w | v WH , |, v Messrs Stull, ! ! V.ml.-r, Beale and Bti. V eiisou nod it la i n .,,,11,.»« i„ HUV waH ,,f y H . i M -st. (' ure „, MIU ,,f 5 was devot ed to r«'porta from delegates und these j showed that temperance work I» sure- j ty progressing iu Bingham count v. The' Union at Blackf.»t Flats, though tlm youngest in the county, is tin* largest, having, 57 m mitera. The aflertiiMiii was occupied by the ! ■ Corrruspoiiding Secretary's report, a model meeting, an aceount by Mrs. \ f her work 1 Mitchell. State Organiser during the past month, showing that «he lias traveled newly 400 mile* and n.-ld twelve meetings, doing much missionary works, opening of ques tion box and a very interesting moth er's meeting led by Mrs. Holbrook. In the evening the members and friends met at Mrs. Reeves for a so cit.l session, which was delightfully «pent In "progressive conversation," charades, récitations and music. C. Bunting, of thi* place was tend ereil lhe position of World's Fair Commissioner for Idaho, In Governor Willey this week, Vice DeLumar re. signed ; but owing to pres» of private business w»s compelled to decline the Mr. Bunting would have made offer. capital commissioner and it is I.m» bud that he eould not accept the posi a tlon. The ladies of tho West Side union gave a very pleasant entertainment last Sunday owning at Parsons' school house. ThiN union, though the young est, is said to ho the largest organisa t| on 0 f t he W. C. T. U. in Bingham county aud perhaps iu tho slat*. ilig of the he the in to FIXDIJiU OF THE BOUT OF "DUTCH JOII.V* FORTY MILES EAST OF IDAHO FALLS. Arrest of "Tex" The Cowboy, ILF.Hake and bis nephew Reed Hake, charged with The Crime. Coroner's In quest, Examination, Etc. The news reached Bluckfoot last wi-ck tliul'Jotiu Andrews, alias '-Dutch John." u cuwlajy well kuowti in this ! about 40 miles east of Idaho Falls. section , had beeu rnurdetvd by O. 8. Hcrla-rt. alias "Tex," another cowboy, ! It seems a dauce was held some I lime last week uear Menan, at which Billy Ayes, of Market Lake, and Wil liam Williams, of near Lewisville, j wereamoug the participants. During ihe evening Williams, having become re j a little "mellow," intimaicd that he j kuew something about -Dutch John," | j having beeu killed aud where his ' Mr-.*•*— Ayr..K 0 ' wli.i ] information he could from Williams, ! I «ml imparted it to Deputy Slier, d | Walter Greeu Gr.-cu immediately in- ; I f'*rmed Sheriff Smith of what he had ! j Muiih advised Green to ! j ahead and ascertain what be could, Ou Friday Greeu bad developed enough to warraut the arrest of B. F. ! learned, and asked for instructions, ! .Sheriff . , . ... Make, the Lewisville merchaut, and . „ , „ . , ,__ : ill-, nephew It-îod Hake. A posse also . ... „ 1 started out to arrest "TeX. It was ascertained that ' Tex" was last seen as at tilt ran.-be of one Jarvis, about 25 l * -i , a ■ : as indes «or lb of Soda Springs, who i» i ^ 1 a partner of Ilakc iu the cattle busi of j ness. Sheriff C 8. Smith immediately instructed Constable Billy Cleraeus. of S>«la Springs, to organize a party there and start for the ranelte of ; j with Jim Smith aud trank Merrill, |0 Clemens started 011 Sunday afternoon, 1 and learning from John Swank, whom ; Jarvis in que*t of --T.-x." In company they met coming iu, that "Tex" was; at the Jarvis ranch only a few hours before «lid that they were on the j move with the Jarvis cattle for the j winter range, the party drove that j night to within a short distance of the'where they supposed "Tex'' would camp, and Mopped for the night, -, J About 9 ocloek Monday morning Jim 1 of Smith started on horseback to recoil ! muter and soon run across -Tex" on 1 ' horseback.coming toward him. Siuitli I divw down on -'Tex" and quietly in wanted. formed him that he was ! "Tex" replied, "what for." Smith la i answered, "murder." "Tex" was .«»mpletelv surprised. He evidently was not expecting anything of the w kind, ami for several hours n >tu word j e*c«|»ed hi* li|»s He was lodged in , j dl Tuesday morning. Coroner Mitchell, of Idaho Falls. is '» <*'«• meantime had gone out after the body of "Dutch John," returning The body wa* ; ! " n Sunday morning. ■ brought to Blackfoot, and a Coroner's The priucipul wit a \ jury summoned. 1 1 1 '"*® before tin Coroner's inquest was ; Williams, who testified, sub-tantiallv, | that about four weeks ago, Hake sent for him to go with "Tex" and his so nephew, Reed Hake, to look after sc mu lost cattle, aud to bring a "good horse for a long ride." Williams reported at Hake's store, and after some ill StriK-tions from Hake, was finally in formed by Hake thut they would find a ImwIv up where they were going, to mark the ground well, and to bring back something which could Ih* iden tified. Williams, "Tex" and young Hake started out and on the second re. the 1 I day alamt noon, reached the corral of Charley Plant, about 60 miles east of Idaho Falls, when "Tex" stopned and asked: "What understanding did you have with flake?" Williams re plied: "Hesaid we would Hilda body up here." "All right," said "Tex," "you may see it, theu." After going over a little ridge, they stepped, and "Tex" went to a log and pulled out a I.m» | look at it, if you want to." coat and hut, then going about 75 yards further eust, he poiuted to a log and said: "Tliure it is, get down and Williams got off his horse, aud fourni a body, lying face downward which upon he ilig turned over he recognized as that of '-Dutch John." He examined the body, and found a bullet hole through the left side, and upon further search, he found the bullet lodged ir lietween the shirt and the body, which he put in bis pocket, and then mounting their horse« set out for home. After reaching Lewisville they re ported to flake what they had seen. The clothing, Hake requested his nephew to put into a sack, as he wanted to show them to two other men, and they were secreted in the attic of Hake's store. Hake and "Tex" Isith cautioned Williams to say nothing alamt what he had seen: that -Dutch ! Johu was an outlaw, and nolwnly would ever say or care anything about j |||m M|| afu , r Hake ha<1 ' given hinj for |1(| u|] ||U ACCOUnt l „ f re t,i rlle 4 home Williams says, how ever, that he told the matter to his | m>tlter . jn .| aw lhe next <i a y t and to ' . fi n *lk he tohl it ! came out. 0u |be trip over Uj 8ee the ( H)<iv ,,f ; Joh|| Williams says "Tex" ! U>u , him atorie( , (>f h „ w j„ lltl j met his death. One of which was ! that he and John were looking after some lost horses aud they got into a qtiarrell; that John pulled his gun, but f ex got the "drop and shot first This story is improbable, as the testi ! moiiv shows Jolm was shot in the ,__ .„.„u 1 Kk Reed Hake, the nephew, test i fled substantially to the same thing as William*, in regard to the trip, but l * lat 'fes told him a different story : as to how -Dutch John" came to his i ^ j After hearing the testimony of several other unimportant witnes* eg, the Coroner's jury returned the following verdict: We find that the deceased was named John Andrews, was a native of ; Germany, aged about 45 years, that j lie came to Ills death on the 28th dav |0 f September. 1891 in this countv by wounds caused by pistol shots. fired from the hand of O. S. Herbert, ; alias -Tex" with criminal intent. It will he remembered ihat • Dutch John" was one of the parties arrested along with Frye, Bruhne and other last spring for alleged wholesale cat tle stealing, and that after a b ird fight, they were all acquitted. It was ru mored then that John knew a great 1 u,or, ' l * mn * ,e * ,a< * hild, and that certain cattle men had defrayed the expenses of his tiial. Since that tune 1 I * la8 * K ' en * n l * ,e e "tploy °f Hakc Järvi«, so we are told. al*o implicated in the troubles last "Tex" was spring. All sorts of rumors are afloat reganllng the death of John, and it is not probable the true facts in thecase w >ll lie known unless "Tex" concludes to "talk. It is Said that if he doe* , make a clean breast of the affair a -lirge-sixed sensation will be no where compared to the one his story will create. The preliminary examination of ; Hake is in progress as we go to press /I Gift From America To France. Every sctioolhor knows the obliga tion America owes to France for gen erous aid at a critieal time of our na tional life; and iu New York harbor stands the splendid statue that France gave us. Now it is proposed that the women of America add courtesy to courtesy and present to France a brome of Washington, our noblest man It is intended to ra..k<' this an offering from the many and only twenty-five cents is asked of each con tributor. It is hoped that forty wom en can lie found in Blackfoot who will give to this object. The names 1 are to be printed with the amount given by each town. Subscription lists will be open at several business places and it is hoped no urging will be needed for the accomplishment of an object which appeals so strongly to the patriotic pride of all. The subscription list for the statue I to France will be closed on the even ing of November 14. of of a 75 K. F. Givens Ladies trimmed hats, the model of fashion both iu style aud color at Mrs. Barnhart's. M ew good S Our Fall Ski is Now Complete » consisting of Dry Goods, latest styles, Notions, Underwear, Boots , Shoes, Clothin Blankets or B2 Hats, Rubber Goods, Etc. We call your special atten tion to our line of Dress Goods and Clothing, C. BUNTING & CO. THE IDAHO HOUSE A FIRST CLASS HOUSE IN EVERY RESPECT, 2 £ Newly Built and Newly Equipped and Fur nished from Top to Bottom. Meals Served At All Hours. Centrally Located ^ ^ Charges Moderate Share of the Public Patronage Solicited. PoWijiijg A Sirjiipoijs Proprietor*. 4-4-4 + Ma e a mistake once, and bought a Cheap Stove for the sole reason that it was cheaper than some other stove. Now if you contem plate buying a stove do not make the same mistake again. Remember that I'm selling the very best stoves on earth, both for cook ing and heating. A Car Is what I A i |1 Load W Just re " ceived want to 1 Show you 1 .p] 4 I can and will sell you stoves, (quality con sidered) cheaper than any one in Idaho. Five or even ten dollars is no consideration when you are buying a stove, for the differ ence in the fuel bill or poor baking for three months will make the difference to you. + Grarland Stoves * are no experience in Blackfoot and Vicinity but 50 people will speak well of them. If you want to know who uses them I can give you 50 references in and around Blackfoot But if you must have a CHEAF» STOVE I also have a few of them which I sell cheaper than anyone. I also have a large stock of Stove Boards, Coal Hods, Pipe Elbows, Shov els, Tinware, Hardware, Crockery, Lamps, Woodenware, Etc. Please call and get prices before purchasing elsewhere. Yours Truly, 33. H. BIETIIAlVr, Blackfoot, Idaho.