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VOL. 7. BLACKFOOT, IDAHO, SATURDAY, JUNE 24, 1893. NO. 4 Happenings of the Week. Blackfoot will be equal to the oc casion and the day the Fourth. Come. Let everybody come. United States court begins at Mos oow July 5th. The marshal is in the field hunting jurors. D. C. Lockwood, of Pocatello, reg istered at the State building. World's Fair grounds, Tuesday. It is uncomfortably cool at nights in Fremont county. Frosts are not uncommon. Mrs. Lena Gaumer has been ap pointed postmistress at Lewisville, »ice Lowder removed. Bishop Talbot is expected to visit Blackfoot between the 15th and 20tb of July. Salmon City has arranged for a big Fourth of July celebration. It has a splendid programme. Complaints of grasshoppers and crickets are iieing brought from Big Lost River. (5. G. Fisher, of Ross Fork, is bav log lumber p!ftc«<i oo hi* ground» in Blackfoot for a nice family residence Idaho Fait. Iiand will make music 1 Frost, in Cassia county Wednesday morning of last week, did much dam age to fruits and vegetablea. Pocatello is arranging for a big celebration 4tb of July. The cave in Ham a Fork tunnel on the Oregon Short Line caught three coal cars. No men were caught. for the 4th of July celebration at Blackfoot. Register P. J. Anson went to Rex burg Monday evening. Senator Fred T. Dubois is expected to reach bis Blackfoot borne about the 10th of July. The met wonderful vegetable in tbe world is <be truffle; it bas net'hcr roots, stem, leaves, flowers, nor seeds. A frost along upper Blackfoot, Wednesday morning, did considetable damage to tender vegetables. Colorado, the Chinaman, has contrib uted liberally to lbe 4tb of July fund. Pocatello bad a good payday on the 20tb; tbe late reduction in hours of work did not aflect the rolls for this month. Mrs. Fife, of Kansas, mother of Mrs. R. V. Cozier, is expected to reach Blackfoot within a few days. She will mskc Blackfoot her home. Blackfoot always does things by high standard measure, therefore Blackfoot'* Fourth of July isdebration will be a grand nffiiir. Oregon banks lmvc caught the fail ure epidemic and are going down like shooting pigeons, one at a time, and about as fast. Full programme for the Fourth of July in Tux News next week. But while wailing, tell your neighbors it will be a big time. An electrical clock liaa been invent ed which is "set" to extinguish elec tric lights at a certain hour. Lazy Joe is wearing his linen dust er every day that it may be at its 'best" for the Fourth of July celebra tion. Sheriff Woodin captured two birds of prey on freight cars Monday night and they will linger behind the bars 30 days and nights. The .Mississippi river at New Or leans is within one foot of tho highest point ever reached by it at any time of high water. Bunting & Co. shipped two enr loads of ore from their Lost River mines this week. Shipments were made from Dubois, the nearest rail road station. If you climb to any high place in this world do not forget the point •from which you started, nor the friends that helped you on the way. A Now Jersey preacher estimates hell at 80 feet below the surface at Chicago. If it lie that dose Isn't some of it on the surface. Assessor Keifer is making us care ful and thorough assessment of the county as was ever made. There can be no complaints "of half-way doing business" on his part Mrs. Cleveland will summer at Uuzzards Bay, The president will spend as much of Juiv and August with her as his official duties at. Wash ington will permit Victor Hugo once said: "All the vagabondage in the world begins with neglected children." What a pity all parents do not believe the same great truth. Ladies of the M. Ë. Aid Society will serve refreshments consisting of ice cream, berries, cake and lemonade on the grounds at the Fourth of July celebration. Owing to a fight which is on be tween the Great Northern and the _ ., Resiliences will be in demand iu n , . , . . ,, Blackfoot next fait aud winter. Het ! ...... , . - educational advantages will induce, many pare,iu to seule here Place 1 this item of news on a peg in your ! memory i • _ . » a Spr ug* is tlie liveliest town m South-easien, Idaho. Tourists are going In every day, and the »umber | »beepjnen around the town grie it j UVit] ' % * ^ ^ * * a ,K>oa>in ^ | " Th * that be tween 1859 and 1889 India bas ub sorb«! 15*5,000.000 of gold. As not adoIlarof lhitUincirculation.it is .opposed that the vast sum is board 1 <Hl lbere Hon. I rank \\. Beane secured the appointment of Mrs. Gaumer, post mistresa at Lewisville iu short order., His request for her appointment was granted witliin less than U'n day after his letter left Blackfoot. Northern Pacific railways, the latter. will, July 1st, sell 1,000 mile tickets ; This is an ill > 1 at 2$ cents per mite, wind that brings Ute traveler good. ! ; Lyman, of Helena, Montana, lias been in Idaho nil the week. His objective , point was Boise City. It is believed j that he appointed his deputy for that i district while there. ! Four banks, First Nstiooa), South- ! cm California. Broadway and East Side, of Los Ange!:*, dosed doors Wcdnesday. Following in tbe wake of these troubles three of San Diego j went down lieneath the waves and are Internal Revenue Collector A. W. still lost to sight Lightning struck a circus tent at River Falls, Wisconsin, Tuesday afternoon during a crowded perform ance and killed eight persons and in jured more than twenty. Morkl: Don't gonigli a circus when there's lightning in the air. A lady of Indiana entered tho stall j of b favorite horse with a cape over her head, which prevented the ani mal from recognizing her. She was crowded to the side of the stall until she became unconscious and fell, when the animal pawed her to death. , day morning. He reports a financial depression in that state as weil as in The taking off of one passenger train a day each way from the U. N. road and the "fewness" of local freights make the hours grow long and weary to one waiting for a ride of au hour or two up or down tho road. A,cave in the tunnel East of Mont |iclicr makes n temporary change in the running of trains on the Short Line. They are running temporarily by way of Ogden instead of from Granger to Pocatello. The ugliest thing said about the silver statue of Montana on exhibition at the World's Fair is that ii is bow legged. At first, it was snid to be an exact reproduction of the model. Skirts, like charity, may cover a mul titude of faults. Herman Stufflcbenm came in from his extended visit to New York Tues the inter-inouutain region. His wife, who is suffering from prostration over the ruccut death of her mother, was too unwell to accompany him West. Another miners' trouble, similar to the one of last year, is on in the Cœur d' Aienea. The Gem, Frisco and Tiger mines are closed because of a strike for higher wages. The Union insists on $3.50 per day for car-men instead of $3.00. The sentiment of the busi ness men is against the leaders of the strike. The tri-weekly run of trains on the Hailey branch road causes a genuine howl among the citizen of Allures, Custer and Logan counties. They want daily trains and mails continued, and are getting up mammoth petitions to the postoffice department and to the railroad company' to restore the trains to their daily run. The Challis Graphic and Messenger are talking hack one at the other, That's naughty. The cultured reader don't relish that kind of reading. If there are personal troubles betweei: the matter. Then all would be serene and Cballis and Custer county would ! .u- -i_ - be the gamers. „„ ... ... 1 Tbc Wa 8 on and -Machine ! Idaho Fa,,a ' G G ' ' Vri * bt i ''* aoa 8 er > has ou hand the most com- i pletc stock of haying tools and fix turoa evw brought into Idaho. The ^ w . aMn is ^ , t htnd aad | , Uould m(lUe a ^ of ^ j j n f orttl! ,tj ou aod p| acu their orders ac | eordingly. A Georgia farmer claims to have ft txJW whoM milk wi |, produce butter wjt | lout burning. Wbat a labor sav ing machine that breed of cow» must ^ Wb at a blessing to little girls „ bo „ Uie cLurn for bour8 toi , iap away with the old up and down dasher and singing so plaintively "Come but-! «. r come." ; ,be ediU>r *' 8 ,itÜt ' P ritfate meeliD S > oulaide lbe town limits with a chip 1 on the shoulder of each would settle Senalor Leland Stanford, lbe mil- j ! lionaire Californian, died suddenly of heart failure at his home at Menlo Psrk Thursday morning at 1:30 ; o'clock. Arrangements for the fu j neral have been completed and it will j , take place from his University Chapel j a t Palo Alto to-day. Eight engineers i „f t be longest service on the Southern ! Pacific will set as pall bearers. His ! great University lias been liberally provided for, and it is believed that much of bis $40.000,000 or $50,000, 000 will be placed iu trust for it. j Mrs. J. 51. Bennett, of Pocatello, is enlisted in a good cause. Her let ter in The News today explains itself. South-eastern Idaho has but little on exhibition at lbe World's Fair to tell the home seeker of its grand possibil-1 itics and advantages. Thousands of home seekers will visit the Fair to learn of the advantages of localities. South-eastern Idaho, and particularly j < dd Bingham, the garden spot of all the south-east, should present hers as in an open book that "all who run and seek may read.'' Mrs. Bennett's prop osition to the business men and tax ! payers is a good one and if accepted aud carried out will bring fruit, pos sibly, eighty and an hundred fold. A Scotch clergyman, while going through a village, was requested to officiate at a marriage, in the absence of a parish minister. Just as he had told the bridegroom to love and honor his wife, the man interjected the words "and obey." The clergyman, surpris ed, did not bced tbe proposed amend ment, He was going on with the ser vice, when the groom again interpos ed with emphasis, "Ay, and obey, sir —love, honor, and obey, ye ken!" A few years aftetward the clergyman met the hero of the wedding incident. "D ye tniud, sir, yon day when ye married me, and when I wad insist upon vowing to obey my wife? Well, ye may now see that I was in the right. Whether ye wad or no, I have obeyed her; and behold, I am the only man , that has a twa-story house in the hale Thu Scotchman went even fartböl . tbaQ Frank ( iD| wkosaid: "The man who would thrive must ask his wife. ' Don't, forget to get your Fite Works for the 4th at Fernish Drug Store. Couldn't See How It Was. An emigrant who had evidently passed through Blackfoot in the prim itive days of the town, retracing his steps over his old line of travel struck the town again Wednesday morning. Stopping his wagon in the street at the Curtis corner, he said to his wife, "I'll get out and mail this letter right here." Then going to Curtis' window and peeping through, then to Cozier's and then down to Vogler A Horton's he returned aud said to his wife: "I'll be gol darned if this don't beat all natur; the office was right here when we were here be fore aud now it's gone and nobody knows where." plied the wife. iu the Walla Walla paper last winter that Blackfoot postoffice had been promoted to a president's office, and I expect they have moved it to some new fangled place where they could put on more style." wonder a bit," said be. "Mavbe they * .. have moved it to the president s \ . . house and we II not stop to bunt that ; .. . . , r I know what we can do; wc can mail * * ***•*' I U ** the ta i •*» the same place over there. If these strange things keep on happening how you reckon things will look when we get back to Kansas." "Show pity i Lo«I; don't talk about it," sighed tbe j wife; "if things have come to that; pass ia Kansas, we had better staid wl,erc we ,n Washington than to 8° batk '® our 0,d bonH '- Tbe Lord i forbid '' Remounting to bis seat tue 0,d man drov *- otr towards the rising ,u n wondering how postoffices could be moved. -- - -- Af ail Bobbery, Well, maybe it's been moved," re 'Vou know we read "I shouldn't The mail cart running between Ar j co and Houston was held up by twp masked men several nights ago. Tbe driver. Will Thompson, was ordered to dismount by commanding and j glistening revolvers and be quickly j dismounted. The men took the cart ! and mail and drove toward Houston. 1 Thompson followed on foot When be reached the town he found his cart and horse and his mail sacks. Tbe sacks were cut and all registered packages stolen. Tbe amount taken is not known but is believed to be very smalt. No due has yet been found that will lead to the arrest of the robbers. Mats! HsU!! Hate!!! Tbe latest are the best Have you noticed those elegant hats at Mrs. Holbrooks? Why, they are beautiful. Drop in and see them ; you will find tbe very one you are looking for. GIANT POWDER_Caps, Fuse, Drill steel, Buggy Shafts, Poles, Double Trees, Single Trees etc. at D. H. Biethan's. C. Bunting <& Co. are selling goods cheaper for cash than the same class of goods can be bought anywhere else in the county. Sec their 100 Pc. Deco rated Dinner Set for only $15.50. Keep your eye on the Fernish Drug Store and see their display of Fire Works. C. Bunting & Co. will ship 1,500 tons of ore, this season, from their Lost River mines. Silk mitts snd gloves a specialty Mrs. Holbrook. Head quarters for sporting goods at Fernish Drug Store; Base Ball and Bats, Fishing Lines and Flies a specialty. Carpets at 25 cts to $1.50 per yd. at C. Bunting a Co's. Fire Works at Fernish Drug Store. Largest assortment of Paint Brushes, in the city. Call at Fernish Drug j ! Store for prices. Just received a new line of black j lawns and black sateens. j Mrs. üolurook. All next week a big reduction in ' ladies satin and calico waists, both j hlack and colored. Mrs Hoi.rh.wk NOTICE Ail 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. Merchants. \ ; ^ i j with yon, patronize it. You will always find in stock Stationery, Chemicals, i A SPECIALTY, COMPOUNDED Brushes, Cigars, Smoking and NIGHT Chewma Tobacco All kinds of DAY ° R NIGHT. Che mg Tobacco. Winea " d tor Medicinal Purposes only, June 1st We have Come to Stay. Drugs at Living Price ». The Fernish Drug Store, k Fernieb, Proprietor.. Second Door South of the Reeve* Rotel. THE PLACE TO BUY Fresh Drugs and Patent Medicines. Opposition is the life of trade, and if you want a good thing to stay Drug Sundries, Toilet Articles, Per fumes. Paints, Oils, Colors, Paint PRESCRIPTIONS \y. a. DODGE, M. D., office in Drug Store. Calls answered day or night —— ! 1 GALaLa and br gonvingrd. AT BIETHAN'S A nice line of Carpets, A nice line of Wall Paper And Window Shades, Car of r^unltŒce Scorn.. BEST FOR THE MONEY. The following I am sell ing at cost: A few dozen boys shirts, three dozen heavy shoes, two dozen small boys can vass shoes, fifteen dozen good brooms, only 25 and 30 cents. 1 have the best Irrigating Rubber Boot and Long Handle Shovel on the market You eau get your money's worth when you buy these goods, BLACKFOOT. D. H. BIETHAN, His men's clothing, His boys clothing, His boots and shoes, His furnishing goods, AT COST.