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TWICE-A-WREK Published Every Wednesday and Saturday. PERCY JONES. PUBLISHER. TERMS OP SUBSCRIPTION : • 2.00 One Year. Six Month«. Three Months. 1.00 .50 Advertising rate« furnished on application. Entered at the poetottce at Black foot, Idaho, second oiasa mail matter f ir transmission BLACK FOOT. IDAHO. MAHCll 3. I»l Mrs. Nation is still In evidence In Kansas. The sundry civil appropriation bill which mny pass congress today carries with it $20,000 for a fish hatchery in Idaho. The British locate DeWut like a woman locates a flea, and when they would put their finger on him 'he aiu't there.' John Quincy Adams never had an average legislator iu his mind's eye when he wrote—"Man wants but Unie here below." Delaware, Montana and Nebraska are still doing their best to elect a United States senator. Kvery day at the hour of noon they take a formal ballot. Kansas Legislature has passed a bill prohibiting a candidate's name appear ing more than one time on an election ticket. That puts au end to fusion iu Kansas. All of which is proper. The Fifty-Sixth congress goes out of existance today, and with it the fussy, contentious Pettigrew. There are many in Washington who will say: Let him go unwept, unhonored and uusung. Dr. Ah Fong, the Chinese doctor of Boise, who was refused license to prac tice, appealed to the District court and the appeal sustained, and Dr. Ah Fong is now dealing out bis "yarbe and teas." All you who bave hearts for pity and who can look with sympathy upon man in his abject littleness and in his utter insignificance at bis own home fireside cast a glance with your mind's eye at the husband of Carrie Nation. Ip the Populist get wliat they claim under promises the fellow was not far out of the way when be said: "The state committee was the most liberaI est we ever had and has come dog-goned uigh givin' way the whole Democratic party." The twentieth century has started off weil in disasters, wrecks, distraction of human life and ills that flesh is heir If these things continue at a pro gressive and increasing ratio to its close it will be only the luckiest who survive. to. The Boer army is about to give up the struggle for independence. Gen. Botha has surrendered and DeWet is being pressed to the wall. The little band made a brave light and has given England the most expensive war in its history. Eastern politicians are beginning to talk of presidential nominees for KKH. Senator Fairbanks, of Indiana, i* in the lead for the Republican nomination and Thomas L. Johnson, of Ohio, lor the Democratic nomination. But there are many pitfalls along '.lie road from 1'Jtil to I MU. If liberal appropriations distribute money among individuals sornelsidy must be getting rich. The congress which adjourns today. In fis two sess ions. have appropriated $1,407,269.457, and England is paying out *365.000,000 annually for war expeuses iu South Africa. The railroad trusts are now saving to themselves a million dollars a mouth by "community of interest," and cut ting down expenses. Tbe estimate is 12.000 train men, S.OOOugents and solici tors and 3,000 in general offices bave been laid off as wholly unnecessary under the trust system. The country is full of hungry office seekers. The next day after the sink ing of the Rio Janeiro, when It was not definitely known tbut Consul General Wildman was dead, seven applications ware filed with the Secretary-of-Slate for his place. In Utah when a certain official died und bis remains were still nu the ciMiling board it is said an appli cant wired for the vacant pluce. Surely, *neh ni«-n when they pray for their dally bread add the '|>o»t script': Oh Lord, take from us by sudden death some of the office holders. I BROWN & ELDREDGE'S MIDWINTER HALF PRICE SALE Commencing today we place on sale the following goods at a price far less than the cost of manufacturing. This is done to make room for our immense stock of Spring goods now on the road. All Fancy Silks Ladies Jackets Waists W rappers Dressing Sacks Fascinators Neck wear Misses Jackets Skirts Childrens Skirts Cloaks <D We also place on sale 150 Mens Hats worth up to $3.50 All Ladies' Winter Slippers One lot Indies' Shoes One lot Misses Shoes One lot Boys' Shoes One lot Children's Shoes One lot Men's Shoes And many other things which we have no room to mention. u m u u m u u * Ph a a Ph u u I u u * < U cm u u «9 a CÖ u u * Men's Caps tt m i Boys' Caps u Come early as they cannot last long at tliese prices. BROWN & ELDREDGE "V I fcjt&L LATEST EXECUTIVE AMD LEGISLATIVE MEWS FROM BOISE. The divorce bill has been decreed dead. Captain James Gunn has assumed control of the Soldier»' Home. Senator Bybee's bill providing for cremation or deep burial of stock «lying from infectious disease» (Hissed tbe sen ate. The senate bill reducing the numlier of University regents from 9 to 5 has passed both bouses and will go to the governor. Tbe bill providing for the sale of • 13,000 worth of bonds to complete the dormitory of the Albion Normal school has passed both houses. Bridge matters have had a good show during the week. Hegsted, of Fremont, asked for appropriations for three. Kindred bills had their turn. Fremont's entire delegation nnd Eric son of Bingham are opposed to the cre ation of Jefferson county, but, with-it all the bill bas many friends. The most im|iortant issues to be set tl».-d this week are: The apportionment bill, tbe Insurance bill, the judicial dis tricts bill and the new county bills. Governor Hunt sent a message to the senate Wednesday recommending that congress l-e memorialized for an ap propriation for a Centennial at Portland in 1905. An interesting fight has been on be tween tlie« Lodge and Old Line insur ance companies on the insurance eotn missioner bill. It looks as if thg bill will not become a law. Jefferson county bill was under dia ciisslfm in the senate today. Outsiders were grunted the courtesies of the floor and made speeches pro and con. A motion «vu-, made to (Hislpone indeflnitc 1y but the motion was not entertained. The governor has attached his signa ture to joint memorial No. 2, request ing congress to call a convention for a constitutional amendment providing for election of president, vice-president and senators by a direct vote of the |M-ople. Also to senate bill No. fl, auth orizing the establishment and mainten ance of public libraries. And to joint resolution No. 5, for the distribution of house and senate journals to members. the United States every Theke, on an average, have before them over 10,000 bills, and, at j that rate, we should 9oon get all the j laws we need but, somcliow, we don't. I THKRRttre forty-fl v« htatp Ic^iHliiturf*«* in M'Hhinrj ii two year«. Ihivid II. Hill »n Itrinocratic Parly. II« . David Bennett Hill, of New •k, writing on the Democratic |>urty ^ says: "The Democratic party, us the con servative force of the country, is more ell (wing and safety of the lb-public. The nation is confronted at home by the malign than ever essential to the influence of corruption arid plutocracy, and it is threatened abrimd l>v the ma chiiiations of the eoemies of coostitu tional government and popular liberty. ! It becomes our party as patriots and j party 1 organization, to unite all elements of, Democrats to strength«; IMIP oppoalti for future contests upon right lines, so! to radicalism, to organize \ us to make national victories again ! possible, to avoid recrimination and to j subordinate all selfish and p»:r»onal con sidération in the exhibition of a wide spread national and party patriotism# "We should stand as a solid phalanx in favor of a strii-t construction of tin j federal Constitution: for the preserva tion of the reserved rights of the states; for the maintenance of the constitution al currency of our fathers; for a system of public taxution Imposed for publlc purposes only: for economy In all public expenditures and for the supremacy of the Constitution with all its guarante«;s, over every portion of our national juris diction; and we should resist by every honorable means in our power the Ke publlcan efforts to fasten upon country the evils of militarism; the wrongs involved in the diversion of pub lic moneys in the »hupe of congression ai subsidies; the tendencies toward cen cratic parly is right, and sixmeror later the right wfll surely prevail/' i our trulixution of power and t the substitu tion of imperialism for the plain uml simple theories of Democratic ment. govern Upon all these issues the Demo SAN FRANCISCO, F«;b. 27.—The Irans p««rt Indiana arriVetl from Manila via Honolulu. tills afternoon ! The lndl- j ana brought 450 sick and seven Insar.e soldiers from various regiments riow There are 3 of ' serving in the Philippines. 15 IwslicH on board, including th ho died during the run from two men Manila to Honolulu. It will be in splendid time for the fusion members of the legislature on the last day before adjournment to 'resoloot'never to fuse again, ft will look well on t lie records. Of course there will be no more fusion In-Idaho, everybody understands that, but It will look better to put an epitaph on ahead stone at the grave, than to-give H a grave like Moses' grave, unknown to uicn. So Advantage but Grave Ke.p»:i.lhilitii-s, President Schuroinn, of Cornell l.'nl versliy. ut an iinnn il dinner in New k Wednesday, s-i.d in hl» sp ech ng olher things: Y »iw "We have not gone to China. I hope i expect that those who do will. In the courte of a generation or two, encounter an inte re ahull not. resting neml.es In partitioning ( hina we «iu not divide lier people. They will remain homogen eous und acquire mechanical arts, a-. :rt their independence, anil I lie 11 acquire iL 1 believe this " •ouiitry act« wisely in leaving China to the Chine»« I do not believe that this country, by Philippines bus inereased Its the annexation of th« |Hiw. r or security. Sovcr eignty is not possession, bility. We have annex.-d, not great advantages, but grav«.- 1 . s|h - but rcs|mnsi isibilities.' . rado and Indian they would do w dilion» of southern people iu dealing! with such criminals, would do likewise, to the northward giving the »outil u rest, The Logan Journal s n y» this of Judge Flenner, s lecture Monday evening: •The !«>cture of Editor J. D. Flenner Bol r»f ;, deliv«.-ri'(l before the Folysopbl «-ai Society of tlie Brigham Young ('«>!• lege on Monday evening, diil treat, und delighted Immensely the magnificent audience that greeted him. Without exaggeration, it waslh pleasing event of its kind that h drawn au audier.ee in this city." u splcn o most Ms ever Indiana was guilty of a "southern outrage," this we«:k, by lynching a negro und burning his remains for out- : raging a white woman. Kansas, Colo- j a liavt! now told whnti hen placed in like «• n Other These uct» states so far westward arc nd Cudahy, father of the k!dnup|s d hoy 1 at Omaha, has received n lett#., pur Porting to bo from the kidnappers of-! ferlug to return the *20 (XK) ransom r,.,- ! paid tllum If lie will call off the dctcc lives who uro hunting tl thy declines the offer. ■ ■. .-fr- - Mr, Cud - ! tent NEVER IIAI) A C0l,l) Since I bègnn cut rylng a package of ! Krause's (.'old Cure ciip*ul<-s in pocket, I take my vest one whenever I fc«.| a ' it'» cold coming on. Sold by Hull & Woodruff, d Prim easy. rnggists. Don't let the band of time paint »rin hies on your face. Keep young, |,y keeping the blood pure and the ill geo tlve organs In a healthful condition HEUBINE will do this. H<«nlth j H 1 youth, disease and sickness brings old luge. Price 50c. at Hull h Woodruff's "V I I Mj%r s *i|ÏH 3 lB 5 UP YOUR M •*,* -M r ■ < «ns»* I.T knw Mwftataraal X rTlftlfv h 1 . r«» » „J Jff. ttt K A« «ft Vmi Y 1 // fcJjrf ^ ^ fcat u «Miivii Wi: ; < (\ • v\' g >' f «NOM* .soi* w * mm • mUtUMury »s-1 i*uVU*Us # EttME GRASJ Vf*H* f**if «.»()«« lof'« pm* #« r«. Ofc# w«lR|lÿ| T*n*%. (»fnM «r*t| H$ Ucfcl *4, or W» *•»»» ■» *i r*#*»««*, Tftnôth wili *«* Ullfc .THIS, A / . MM / I'w * ff : L i.liRsv'-' ■•'sirsirsd m ~ .| wrm « dry. fhrwm %r *n«di I* *m> **ft*T+4 M -STfi« ktbfe-î fny PCf (f* - OpHIH r •WnAltls' .»•L It II CoaM/sl It Its. ! . It :r A MlUfwif Rti vtuvfa n*r I* .. anal tof 90» lift6> M ■ Jf^ ' Ml «. wlife li !■># «* . , «.ijMlH» un.! r *«**r»M « fiwl "" *"* '• I. L Mil A tm hurt It. M*L I on * I I Habits Burlington train» hnvc a "liabll" of t unning on llm«i. Th.iy have * "habit" of Is-Ing well nqttlppad. They h Habits « habit" f giving good servi« «, 'bo rid«« V«» contagious, l 'copie on 'he Burlington acquire the liabll of using It In preference to any olbci lln,-. Hurllnxlon trains rnromshs. I'blraiio. Kens»« City sml at. Luits. I,nit Denver al I «m p. in. atwl IW» P n>. Train for Black Mills !«•« vet tlenvrr lli*t p. la Tickst* st «HT 1 ce» of iwiniicniing llm^s. TlcUefc Office - 7» Wut S*coi)d *01111» K. F. NK8I.EN, General Agent, SALT Lake CTT» h|'\ /\ . ' é L wh1tE'8^CREA®Î_, V \/ 1 I TV. /f O I wm mm ^ »r VLNf X 1 ' If E RK Iwi IrU I MiattaQiwiUD. - ■"'A ■ W <0 |R|f| j||| [|l| V|| pr„.„ Rot#X> *»Tr ^ Tt V. ^ %rwl by orm Romodiot.twu xmooctiRTR« JAMES F. BALLARD, ft.