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NO. 2
VOL. 7.
Home and Surroundings.
The public debt decreased $739,000
during the month of May.
Weiser elected a woman school
trustee for the long term.
Two hundred thousand sheep will
be sheared iu Bannock county this
Don't forget the "cake walk" at the
W. C. T. U. social.
Vogler A Horton are in Fremont
county buying beef cattle.
Two feet of suow fell ou the divide
between Red Rock and Salmon City
the first day of June.
Rexburg elected the following board
of school trustees Monday : J. M.
Cook, W. 0. Woodvlne and F. Smith.
Ex-Governor Stevenson
through Pocatello Thursday afternoon
homeward bound.
The Capitol hotel at Boise is tern
E porarily closed lu anticipation of a
L change of mauager*.
The hoisting works of the Star mine
I at Hailey were destroyed by file Sun
I day. Loss, $1,000.
The warm days are starting the
I rivers ou a "high" again. But there
I is tittle danger of an overflow.
We must c«!ebrato. Let every clt
I iaen of town attend the meeting at
f the Opera House Saturday eveuing.
"Going to the World's Fair" and a
Living Library" at the social June 16
Bank failures are growing disirew- f
iugly alarming; fortunately, but few
of them have been in Idaho.
t j le j r
Tbe most emphatic order to arms
to to bear some women say to
husbands : Jack, vou take thto baby.
Idaho Falls voted a special Ux of
8 mills for school purposes at Mon
day's election.
Ex-Sheriff Smith and Agent Miller
bad a protracted stay in Hailey a* wit
in the Ed Cooper trial.
Philadelphia Is having an epidemic
of suicides. The average is four or :
five per day. !
The ladies of lhe W . C. T. U will
glve a social at Mis* Steward's Friday
eveuiug, June 1$.
The yellow fever to an epidemic at
Costa Rica, but Coeta Rica to far-away j
from Idaho and there to no danger on
Boise City will elect municipal of
fleers in July. The usual »treet talk
preceding such elections to beginlng to '
wax a little warm.
that soon.
The Mints and Treasury sent $385, !
944 in silver dollars last week, being
$76,000 more than the week before, !
Angel's food at the end of the
"cake walk."
Two civilians were appointed to
Indian agencies this week. That '
looks like the old time way of doing ,
Payette has begun shipping her !
berry crop. The general fruit crop |
will be immense In the valley this
Ben Fernieb, druggist, has been |
One half of Fargo, Dakota, was
burned Weduesdny. Property dee
troyed amounted to $1,000,000 and
His bual
addlng to his store room,
ness to growing and he must bave
room for his growing stock.
Immigranti arc flocking to the in
viting lands in Fremont county.
They are passing through Blackfoot
almost dally.
Governor Stevenson and Judge
Morgan and family registered at Ida
ho headquarter*, World's Fair, Mou
Scnntor Shoup and family left Boise
Tuesday for Chicago whure they will
spend several weeks looking over the
sights on the Fair grounds.
The prettiest country immediately
on the railroad in Idaho is on the
branch line between Boise City and
Nampa, in a few years thero will lie
continuous orchards on either sjde of j
tbs road between the two places.
Judge Sullivan, of the Supreme
court, was elected school trustee of
the Hailey district at Monday's elec
Hon. John G. Brown went down to
Pocatello Wednesday afternoon to at
tend the marriage of Mr. Brooks
and Miss Huunaford.
It seems to be a well settled fact
that President Cleveland will call Con
gress in extra session between the 1st
and 15th of September.
Dr. L. D. Shafer, dentist, will not
be in Blackfoot until some day iu
July next. He was advertised to
come iu June.
Six masked men armed with Win
chesters entered a bank at Bentoc
ville, Arkansas, Monday, held up the
officers and captured 110,000. They
escaped to the Indian Territory.
The Governor of Oklahoma bas de
manded the resignations of all Repub
lican hold oydt officers iu the terri
tory to make places for Democratic
Senator Dubois has changed hie
mind about coming to Idaho this
summer, and will sail for Europe on
the 17th inst, to be absent about six
Idaho has four Judges at the
World's Fair : Judge Beatty of the
It. 8. court. Judges Morgan and Sul
livan of the Supreme court and Judge
Standrod of the District court.
R. V. Cozier, formerly of the law
Arm of Cozier A Morgan, has his pro
f *" wo * 1 "«» ln Tn * >*"
Ili« office is on Main street next door
to Curtis' hardware store.
Idaho Falls bad an exciting school
election Monday. The following trus
were «>«*•* Jo "P h A Smith
lor three years, Albert Green well for
W. P. P St. Clair, well known to
roany of our Blackfoot people, hav
iog , ivcd , n ^ for Mveral
years, has gone sooth to accept a lu
crs tlvu poeition on the Iron Mountain
ra iiroad.
two years and Fred Turuer for one
When the thermometer registers
100 degrees the cable which draws
the car« of the East River bridge, N.
Y , to seven feet and six inches longer
than when the mercury to down to
The Grant locomotive works at
Chicago whose business ran over $! ,
OOU.OOO a year has been driven to the
wall by liabilities amounting to $450,.
The Whittaker Co , the proud own
en 0 f tb e celebrated "Whittaker Sugar
Cured Ham" brand haa been attached
f or E75,O00.
It's bad for hams.
Democratic postmasters of the 4tli
class are coming in at the rate of 85
to 90 per day; One third of these to
till places of removals,
Rexburg is making preparations
fora grand celebration 4th of July.
Among the attractions will be the mu
sic of 100 voices by the choral sode
ty led by Dr. Woodburn.
Superintendent Gregory, of Fort
Hall Indian school, has been quite ill
for three or four weeks past. He is
still oonfined to his bed with but
slight symptoms of improvement
Judge Stevens' fine trotter ia in
training on the track at Salt Lake
City. His stylish appearance and
movemeuto attract attention whtnevet
he to led out for a spin around the
Goyernor McDonnell's mercantile
house at Moscow will re-opened and
the business conducted as before the
trouble. This will he good news to
the governor's friends everywhere.
P. W. Gallagher, of Pocatello will
most likely be sppolnted deputy rev
collector for this district of Ida
and to he up to the standard in this,
en no
ho. If so he will succeed Jule Bassett,
the present officer.
What, about a celebration 4th of
July. It is not too soon to touch the
button and start the machinery,
Blackfoot never does things by halves
the preparations must begin.
The first colored man who will be
recognized for an appointment by the
administration is Henry Clay Smith,
of Birmingham, Alabama He will
go as Consul to Tamatave, Madagas
Bill Lane, conductor ou the Oregon
Short Line, is the latest known appli
cant for the appointment of marshal
of Idaho.
Station Agent H. M. Miller was
summoned to Hailey Monday to testi
fy iu the case of the state against Ed
Cooper. Cooper is charged with steal
ing Logan county warrants and was
arrested at Blackfoot by Sheriff Smith.
Mr. Miller was telegraph operator at
the time.
South-eastern Idaho is blessed with
summer resorts. The Guyer Hot
Springs st Ketehum, the Hot Springs
at Hailey, Shoshone Falls and Blue
Lake, the Soda Springs and the Hot
Springs in Bear Lake are all pleasant
plaoes to visit and while away some
of the hot days of July and August
The Idaho Insane Asylum adver
tises this week for bids for an elec
tric lighting plant and one hot water
heating and ventilating apparatus.
The institution is splendidly managed
and it should be given the best and
latest improvements in its line of
wants known today.
D. Swinehart, proprietor of Poca
tello electric lights, will bring suit in
the 5th Judicial district court at its
term in Pocatello against owners of
certain property along the Portneu f
river above the dam, to have same
condemned so as not to interfere with
bis business in furnishing lights for
the city.
Editor Wallis, of the Montpelier
Post, has been arrested and held to
the U. S. grand Jury in a bond of
$500 for disposing of a sewing ma
chine on the lottery ticket plan. We
are surprised at this, because hundreds
of other papers have disposed of pre
mium goods ou the same plans and
nothing said «bout it. But then, it
was not in Idaho.
By circular letter from Idaho Falls
we learn that J. Ed. Smith and James
M. Kerr of New York City hsve form
ed a copartnership for the practice of
law in Bingham County and the oourta
of the state. Mr. Kerr is the author
of a large number of law hooka,
among them a work on "Business
Corporations", "Homicide" etc. The
firm will have a law library of over
5,000 volumes.
A foreigner who gave his name as
Johnson was committed to the Asylum
Wednesday by Judge Stevens. The
poor fellow was picked up by Sberifi
Wood in about 3 miles north of town
in his aimless wanderings up and
down the railroad. He bears the
scars of attempted suicide on his
throat and his general appearance
looked like one on the ragged edge.
The Postmaster General wrote Hon.
Frank W. Beane, Tuesday, to recom
mend a postmaster for Clayton, Cus
ter county. Revenue Collector Lyman
wired him, the same day, to recom
mend a deputy for Boise City district.
A primer scholar in politics can read
the meaning of this to be that the ad
ministration recognises Mr. Beane's
political standing and influence in the
Somebody facetiously suggest that
Wilson, the lone train robber, ought
to be given one year in the pen fot
robbing the train and nine years for
frightening the governor of Missouri
who was on the train at ihe time.
The pistole used by Wilson were new,
having boon bought a few days be
fore. One of them cost one dollar and
fifty cento; the other one dollar ahd
thirty-five cents.
McQnlre & Dobson house, sign and
ornamental Painters and decorative
paper hangers,have located permanenty
ly in Blapkfoot and Idaho Falla All
orders left with Ben Holbrook with
D. H. Riethan will be promptly at
tended to
Carpet* at 25 oto to $1 50 pcf yd.
at C Bunting * Cq'B.
Fourth of July Celebration.
Blackfoot cannot afford to let the
glorious old Fourth go by without a
proper observance of the day, It
would not if it could. To celebrate
becomingly we must make arrange
ments beforehand. To this end a
meeting of all parties feeling aa inter
est in the matter is called for at the
Opera House, Saturday evening at 8
o'clock sharp. The time has arrived
to begin preparations; let us have a
full and enthusiastic meeting.
Children'» Day.
The children of the M. E. Sabbath
school have prepared a splendid pro
gramme for "Children's Day" which
will be presented to the public,Sunday
evening at the Methodist church.
The programme is particularly ap
propriate for this Columbian year, be
ing patriotic as well aa in keeping
with the »acredness of the place and
the hour. They should be greeted
with a full house.
There'll be no Split.
Our Republican friends who are
taking soothing unction to their bouLs
Decause of a prospective split, as they
believe, in the Democratic party in the
state over the distribution of federal
patronage, may as well turn their
thoughts in other channels. There will
be no split.
The action of the administration in
recognising the party organization in
the state and making all appoint
ments upon the recommendations of
that organization precludes all hopes
from any source for a split No fac
tion, or disgruntled or disappointed
members of the party can afford to
make war on the administration for
its action in this matter, nor can the
same parties pretend to fight the
state organization because it has been
recognized br the administration. No,
there will be no split The state or
ganization will continue iu favor at
Washington, and if there beany dis
appointed members at home, they
must accept the situation, and, a*
true Democrats, keep their places in
ranks and by boneat services win for
themselves future promotion and
Jerusalem, the city of biblical
fame, of the grand temple and the
home of mighty kings is sojoyiug a
big real estate boom. Real estate
has advanced 900 per cent in one
year. Some of our neighboring Amer
ican boomers must have have struck
the city.
C. Bunting A Co. will ship 1,500
tous of ore, this season, from their
Lost River mines.
All next weeks big reduction in
ladies satin and calico waists, both
black and oolored. Mrs Holbrook.
Fishing tackle at Fcrnish drug store
During the season the Uaion Pacific
company have made arrangements to
sell excursions tickets on each Satur
day to Boise City and return. This
rate was made to accommodate par
ties wishing to viait the capital on
Sunday and avail themselves of a re
freshing bath at the Boise Natatorium,
which ia becoming a very popular
bathing resort.— Payette Independ
Fishing Tackle at Fernisb Drug
Just received a new line of black
lawns and black sateens.
Mrs. Holbrook.
Hay! Hay!!
When you are getting ready for
haying remember that I have the cel
ebrated Jackson Fork, also Doable
Harpoon Fork, the beat hand Forks,
Wire Cable, Rope, all sizes, Pulleys
Carriers, Lubricating Oil, etc,, at
right prices.
D. H. Biethan.
Blue Vitriol at Fcrnish Drug Store.
Silk raitta and glove* a specialty
Mrs. Holbrook.
Kiekapoo Indian remedies at the
Fcrnish drug store.
All accounts on our books must be paid
or closed by approved notes by July 1st No
further credit will be extended unless these con
ditions are complied with. We trust our friends
and patrons will govern themselves accordingly.
C. Bunting & Co.
June 1st
We are here and have come to stay.
is tui Place to Bur Your
Drug Sundries,
Toilet Articles,
Patent Medicines.
Opposition is the life of trade, and
If you want a good thing to stay
With yon, patronize it
You will always find in stock
Pure Drugs,
Faints, Oils, Colors, Paint Brushes,
Choice Cigars, Smoking and Chewing Tobacco
All Kinds of WINKS and LIQUORS for Medicinal Purpose« Only.
prescriptions a specialty.
Compounded Day or Night Call and be Convinced.
W. A. DODGE, M. D., office in Drug Store. Calls answered day or night.
A nice line of Carpets,
A nice line of Wall Paper
And Window Shades.
A car of Furniture soon.
His Men's Clothing,
His Boys Clothing,
His Boots and Shoes,
Has Furnishing Goods.
The following I am selling
at cost : A few dozen boys
shirts, 3 dozen heavy shoes,
2 dozen small boys canvass
shoes, 15 dozen good brooms
only 25 cents and 30 cents.
I have the best Irrigating Rubber Boot and
You can
Long Handle Shovel on the market,
get your money's worth when you buy these

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