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w Deftiean of Gently countv, ,'nV'n 'Of Mrs. Col. Elliott, is Mo., a ct visiting the 'failli lv "here in Ratbdl-um. Next Sunday there will lie preach the Athol church house at by a baptist'missionary. Tito ,ng at \ p. iu. Assay's from a Ruthtlruin To in Waddell, gave a new quarti discovery made liy return of 30 p'er mountain, on Vent, copper. ïlaTtlinVj. Wash. ;tn d Agnes Haase of the same place married by Justice Dyer last George Silts of 'öf tor. out It can K. were Tuesday. Mrs. Joseph PoirelV Add son Romeo ThiWs'day World fig frofu a Duing her absence also Visited in Jriliet and Mu fried Visit IP Montreal. Mrs-, Foi rier Sa At A 11 yririlririlri. Mr. Chit H'ès 3. KaiSer loft Monday morning for KoosBay, tiro., where he position in the ship lie will also teach the city tins accepted a yards. band and will retiirn to Rathdriihi In the fall. A gaiig rit about 200 men are at 'Volk oil the rriadbed of the Northern Bacille at and near Rathdrllm. Steel of th ! heaviest kind is being laid Athol and Spokane, the the roadbed New bel WCofl widened and dumps generally repaired. Clarence,' the Hi months' old child >il Mr and Mrs. Geo. Connor, died at The morning, attacked by scarlet V:30 o'clock Friday tittle one was fever at the time of its teething. It The Til lierai the house at 2 o'clock was sick about a week. took place from today. GUO M- Molke, in conipany with Fred Dideriok and O. S. Merritt; of were In town on Tuesday on Granite, lo the land office at Coeur Messi-s. Diede-ick and Mer tlieir way d'Alene. • new comers; the former from and the bitter from Ohio. iu th- 1 htt an Ki usas They are taking homesteads Vicinity of Granite. 11. S. Baker Las r.ilmved to UiiLlidruiu fhjiu the vicinity of Post Fill Is atid now been pies a residence in tin- rear df the Gathifiui chinch. Mr: leased a farm nn the prairie, near Post Falls, reports heilig baten out by grasshoppers, losing the whole of his crop. Iiv trade, which he will follow here in Mr. lie who 1 biker; He is a carpenter Rat hdrniii: Frank S. Colburn, the Yankee tourist who is traveling arniind tlio world in the character of a typical Yankee, was in Rathdrum Plum'd ay on his way to Montana, lie lay aside his Yankee toggery there will tie many in Montana to take'him liy the hand Iri mistake for Senator Tom Carter, of whom he is a striking douille in feature tied fornl. in the recorder's office is dbnut twenty pounds of beautiful galena, which comes from a new discovery made by J. P. Quarles; abriut three ami a-half miles from Lane, this county. The ot confies from about Six fefet below the surface. Teh as says show the ore to contain from 71) to 79 per cent, lead, 100 to 104 ounces of silver and a trace of gold per tun. The sight uf the ore is good for sore eyes'. "Uncle Sam," ir News From Nome. A let Lei lias been received from Louis K. Kilert telling of his safe arrival at Nome. The letter is* dated lune 27th. He reports that they were thirty-four days making the trip and that he stood the'trip in first-class shape. He thinks the country is all right, hut would not advise ariyonc to go there this sutu fnef. The country is all staked for miles around, tmffiv'individuals liold ïng from rive to fifty claims eafch, Which they can hold by doing the assessment work. While there is a great jam of people there, which is a sight to behold, he thinks that in about thiee or four weeks there will be three going home to one arriving at Nome. He expects to go out into the interior in a day or two on a pro specting trip. He feports having seen Henry ßay arid Lou Aailey, who are 'Vorking at Nome. A letter was also received frotn Mr. Mitchell and his son Jim Mitchell, bearing same date. They a!lso arri ^el: amt going in' a fVw days about ninety miles into' the interior on a prospecting trip. BEUGROVE. I- rum our Special Correspondent. Mass Mabel Sttfith-' is on a visit to friend's' a'É Nfomit Hope, Wash. MY. J. A. Tarbor of this place met ■Vitli a severe accident at Coeur i'Alcne' liritt Friday while visiting orte bf the rinflls. By a riilsstbp Ire fell from the second to the first floor. No bones were bfokrin, but he is painfully bruised'. Mr. Tabor is 70 yetrs old', ■rind came here frunr FI-H-nots lwtri last lat!.. DUBOIS FOR SENATOR is tion tial!! Àt that Is and Tito Three Conventions at Pocatello WiH Endorse Him. Altliougli a llut Eight Is Kaglnij;, Thin MuVIi Seem* Certain— StcUnenbeïfg Turned Dowii. for day As Wé go lo press the dispatches tell 'öf a battle royal at Pocatello. Steun enberg has been turned down and Dubois is sure to be choice for sena tor. The fight on apportionment of offices Is bitte!*, the populists holding out for control of hoard of pardons. It looks like this: Silver republi can s—Se n a to r. Popul i sts—Con g ress hian. auditor, initie inspector* one elector. Democrats the balance. Retail of Proceedings. The three silver parties met in state 'convention at Pocatello Tuesday, ex pecting to form fusion and run a single ticket. Neither, as yet, has progressed beyond temporary organiza tion. In the democratic convention K. 1. Perky of Elmore was elected temporary chairman, the credentials committee appointed ard the conven tion adjourned: The only contest is that from Shoshone county. This decision will probably determine the Control Of the convention. The Du bois meq feel Confident they will seat the delegation opposed to Governor Steiineuberg's Coeur d'Alene policy, but the lithe'' side seems to hold its forces welt in line. a in and ing on T. In at at It of on The silver republicans hrimed J. J. Behnett of Idaho county temporary chairman and adjourned to Wednes day. 1 A. D. McKinley of Shoshtinti is temporary chilititian Uf tHe populists. The convention Is in session awaiting tiie report from the credentials com mittee; before which are two con to in the the in tests. The UeinorrHtlc Convention. The democratic convention was called Lo order at 1:30 by Stale Chair man John Hailey. Mr. Hailey said lie had uu part exei pting to carry out the instructions of the committee. He had not interfered In any wa\ with the election of delegates. Refer ring to himself, he said he heard that some thought he was too old to keep in front, that he was broke and that he should lie retired. He pleaded guilty to being poor, but he believed the poor were the backbone of the state. Proceeding, he denounced oil noplolies* which he said were inch ing the earutrigS of the poor. McKin ley's prosperity, he said; was oppress ing the people and calling on poor tuen to go to the Philippines and China to participate in war. of three this as from 104 gold good ir At the close of Hailey's remarks Redmond of Lemhi nominated K. 1. Perky of 101 more for temporary chair man and he was elected by acciatua Perky thanked the convention lion. and endorsed the utterances of Mr. His mention, of "the superb Hailey. Bryan" was greeted with applause. N. II. Clark of Bingham nomina ted Jas. Wickersham of Ada as tem A Canyon delegate from safe dated they the in the not sutu for liold eafch, the is a is a in will into pro seen are Mr. arri about on a porary secretary, named H. W. Mansfield as secretary. This threatened to bring on â fight for which everybody was on tiie qni vive, but rt was Staved off by a propo sition to make Wickersham secretary and Mansfield assistant, which car ried without division. Pat Gallagher was chosen temporary sergeant-at arms. On motion of Clark, of Bing ham the roll was called for members of the committee on credentials. After recess until & o'clock the con vention reassembled. S. P. Donnelly of Kootenai, from the credentials committee, stated that Major Woods, one of the delegations from Shoshone, had protested against the presence on the committee of Cuughanour of Can yon on the ground that he sat on the committee at.Lewiston. Cuughanour had agreed to call the Canyon dele gates together to learn their wishes, a'nd he had not yet reported. Chat tel of Elmore moved that the com mittees on resolutions and permanent, organization be appointed. This brought a protest from Watt of Blaine. A Shoshone delegate pro tested, claiming Shoshone desired representation. Chattio's motion was tabled- on uioliori of Walters of Sho shone. Cotighahour of Canyon ap appeu'red' at this point and announced that his delegation had'at his request refieVed 1 him a'nd' substituted M. A. BUteS. Mullen of Bannock moved that if there were aiiy members of the Credentials Chiniriitttee who were members rif the EeWistOh convention the delegations bb directed' to substt , suite otbew 'foi them 1 . This waS to met Coeur orte fell No old', last sharply opposed and Mullen finally withdrew the Ynotmh. The cortVen hy à tVie a tion theh ad'oWned riVitil l o'clock Wednesday. At'Airdhight It WAS eVriîent that à Scrap was rifi hand iVi thri democratic 'ranks, 'äs Vhe com tu It tee on creden tial!! wdjourned Without reporting. Àt \ o'clock Wednesday morning a special dispatch to the Bladé stated . that the Woods delegation, which 1 Is antl-Steuhenberg, would be seated, and that Jno. ti. Goode led the fortes as the for governor. day night another special Wire to the BLADE announced that the "Woods At 9 o'clock Wednes for on of delegation was seated after one of the lliost exciting contesté ever witnessed in tKe state of Idaho." Notwith standing this, the fight was still on and raged fiercely all day Wednesday, turning upon the endorsement of Dubois for senator. - For his defeat Steunenberg sought revenge by turn ing Dubois down and thus defeating fusion. The day in the derilocfatlc convention was given dVer to debate on ihe question of releasing the dele gates from the unit rule. The ques tion prevailed, 124 to 112. The vote seating the Woods delegatiori stood 122 to 112. The convention then adjourned. At the evening session, pernladent organization was effected iJy the making W. II. Watt of Blaine Chair man, Wickersham of Ada secretary, T. N. Davis of Nez Perce, H. W. Mansfield; Canyon, assistant secre taries. In the populist convention the Ballantine of regular delegation from Blaine was seated. Both delegations from Lirlctiln were seated With half a, vote each. A committee tin perma nent organization Arid order of busi ness wäs appointed. The silver republican convention did nothing but adopt the report of the credentials committee. On Thursday morning the conven tion opened witli Steuncnherg's fight against Dubois still on. All day the light continued with much oratory, which ended in the adoption, midst wild cheers and hltfses, Of a resolution against nominating a senator or ap portioning the office, the vote stand ing 125 lo to 121. Upon rCcelpt of this news in Friday's paper the re publicans of lluthdrutll had smiles upon their faces which were a sight to behold. A special wire to The BlaDe simply said: "Conference committee tied up on senatorial ques tion. Looks like Dubois arid Goode." Friday afternoon a report was spread thfougout the town "that the eon fen thins had split; the silver re publicans had adjourned and 35 of them had gone to Boise to' ratify thb republican platform: the populists were nominating a straight sticket and the democrats were still lighting. The smile of the republicans broad ened and threatened to fracture their features. 1. Letter of Thanks From William «I. Itryan. On the fourth of July, when the preAri dispatches told of the fight be ing made at Kansas City against 16 to 1 and the riolije Stand Mr. Bryan had taken, a large number of men be longing to the fusion parties joined in a telegram to t he great leader, endors ing his action and assuring him of their support. In answer to th'is tele gram the following letter Was received on Wednesday: WiLLiAsf j. Bryan, . Lincoln, Neb'. July 14, i91)0. Mit.'W. A. Lowue and Others. Rathdrum, Idaho. MŸ Dbaii Sih: July 4th I received a telegfam signed by yourself and about fifty otheis, commrneridfng my position on the platform. I thank yon for the encouragement given. 1 belièVe the platform adopted is as good as could be. It is clear in every plank .and honest from beginning to end. Upon s'uch a platform we can wage an aggressive fight against the enemy. Very truly yours, on the com This of pro was Sho ap A. the were waS W. J. B'rÿan. The telegram' read as follows: William J. Bryan, Lincoln, Neb. Sixteen to one or nothing, and God be with you. Signed by Fifty Names. This was' Mr. Bryan's atlftride on the silver q'uesti'hti, a'nd there can be no doubt that if a specific declaration for 10 to 1 had not been made, he would haie declined t he nomination. The great ICader would not have sacri ficed his prfnCiples or betrayed the people for the office, great as it is. As the operator remarked, it was a little bit of a telegram with a great big signature. There were fifty names signed to it, arid it cost $7.50 to send it'. Tiie New Catholic Cliurcli. The brick for the new' Ca'thrilib ribilrch' is rapidly bfeing delivered' oh tilife gfotitad' by RichUiAl* TadVitilikbtoV hy Vvhoïri they were made. Although à iVttfè Vo ill « h froth the newness of tVie yard, the brick are of first-class quality, of a gori'A color, and ring like a bell when struck together. Mr. Tautènhàhn is not only to W con gratiilated upon the success lie has secured, but it is something to know I that first-class brick càn and are being made at Rathdrum. It Will require seventy thousand brick to build the church. As soon as forty thousand are on the ground the masons will begin work. Mr. Reddy of Spokane has the contract I for the brick and stdnewofk. The thill work is furnished by the King Sash, Door and Lumber com pany of Spokane. Mr. James Dyer will secure the carpenter work, while the plastering will be done by Mr. C. Crowley of Spokane, Who did the work on the Gonzaga college. Brown Bros, of Spokane are making and gilding the cross, Which will be of galvanized steel anil abolit seven feet high. The heating apparatus is the invention of Father Purcell and is of the hot-air I variety. A feature of the building are the windows, which are 13x3 feet, of Colored cathedral*glass With leaded sash. Some are donations and are of beautiful design. The chlireh wiil lie completed without fiifnishlhge by the first of November. !*i St As we go to pleAs the news reache' us of the death of W. J. Butterfield of Post Falls. Fob Salk—T he fine thoroughbred Percheron stallion, "Courceraiilr," Cheap. Belongs to an estate. Write or call on J. L. Prickelt, Spokane, Wash. Teaclierrt Examination. Notice is hereby given that the next examination of teachers for,all grades of county certificates will be held at Rathdrum, Idaho; beginning at 9 o'clock. A. M., on Thursday, August 23, 1900. Questions in school law will lie taken from Chapters X. and XI., and questions in state constitution will be taken from Articles.X. and XlV: History arid theory and art ques tions wiil not bé taken from Hart's "Formation" and De Garmo's "Es sentials." They will be general. Examination for stale certificates ami life diplomas will lie held at Rathdrum, August 27-28-29, 1900. Daniel Van Duzkb. County Supt; Dated July 14. 1900. Alias Summons. In tlio District Court. First Judicial District of the State of Idaho, in and for the coun ty of Kootenai. G. H. Horsfall, Plaintiff, VS. Adelaide Horsfall, Defendant. STATU MF IDAHO To Adelaide Horsfall, Defendant. You are hereby notified that there Is now on file In the office of the clerk of t he district court of the first judicial district of said state in Rathdrum, county of Kootenai, the plaint of the above named plaintiff', w judgment is demanded against you that the marriage between you and the plaintiff* herein lie dissolved and fi divorce decreed to the said plaintiff according to the statut such case made and provided. The ground which such judgment and decree is claimed fs that you did, on or about the first day of February, 1892, wilfully and without cause, and without plaintiff's consent, desert and abandon plaintiff, and have ever since ah i<l time continued to desert and abandon plaintiff and to live separate and apart from nlni without his consent and against his will. And you are also notified that unless you appear and answer to said complaint within ten days after the service hereof, if served within Kootenai:cunn'ty and within twenty days, if served out of said county but within an id Judicial district, and within forty days if served out of said district, (exclusive of the day of service), the plaintiff will apply to the Court for the relief demanded in the com plaint. COlll iieiein m in of Oil Given under my Imnd and the seal of the District Court of the First Judicial District of the state of Idaho, In ami for the county of Kootenai this 14tTi day of July, A. D..1IKH). JNO. C. CALLAHAN. Clerk. By T. L. QtiAtfr.KA. Deputy. Lowin' MCBkiï, Attorney for 1'lulntiff. SEAL my 1 as to can the m mtimmmmmsm memmm mmmm 1 Th Renowned - - + HALL SALOON * » t Louis I). Kilert. Drop. WINES/ * I LIQUORS CIBARS. and —«o«/>— [: BILLIARD & POOL TABLES | God IDAHO 1 UATHDUUM, MKWfBPWKnMRSanÉBfMKtèâM&nW I on j; w. Settle, be he the a to NOTARY public and JUSTICE OF THE- PEACE l^al Estate, Coarç, f(erjt3L HÖßDt. ÇolleçTip# ' * * AND , - Pi)S(jrar>Ge oh E. tl.e SALOON ♦♦♦ il K SUV UKISIOKKj.Prop, *; Si Ut'ocK, * "\ M * > M 4 » maâàaWINB. LIQUORS, CIGARS. »4 » AAAA> >4 4 4 » 4 > ► 4 ♦ I »4 4« ÏÎ - !>* ♦ ■ » > 4 >< « 4V » I >4 BILLIARD AND POOL TABLES. 1 :«*<* *mmw OUR MEATS I ARE » ALWAYS ..* -THE RATHDRUM MARKET tfïSH, I CAK-J., ; 1 I'-üLTIli 1 . At*d All I I FRUITS A*! J TiûCTABLHS Tti Sc -on. i Proprietor. JK #*m LOUIS E. EILERT. , Idaho. mmw- .v -mammamMat-eitm !*i Inin St 2 •Sl.000 T Will be paid for informatior that will lead to the conviction of any person wil fully buying goods cheaper than are now offered at the OFLÏ 51Q JT0RE f THE RATHDRUM MERCANTILE C0„ Ltd. John russell. Mm,»get 1 WHEN IN RATHDRUM ! STOP se WISHARD : HOTEL HEADQUARTERS For Witnesses and Jurors While Attending Court. MEALS, 2S Cts. $ 4 . 00 . » Board by the Week, of to 11] HE lui PIONEER LIVERY STABLES. ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ Ir COM IMITENT Dili V HUS. FIRST CLASS TU UNO UTS. REASONABLE RATES SPECIAL ATTENTION of of [•I GIVEN TO Drummers and Fishing and Camping Parties a miff Give us a call and b" co'ntffnced. LEVI ESGH. Proprietor« * t Patronize ss IS * I \ if jl an -J»* ft; II ifyifL Pfiik'fll ®Mgp Ind ustry which has famir** | I BUILT UP OUR FARMING USE WINTER WHEAT AND C0ËUR D'ALENE ! jk. if 11 It a 11 U Costs ^ £ .1 No C/3 t? QJ >• Mote. Uu 7F 7F ¥ OKItKK TO SHOW CAUSE Why Dinrjbation Should not he Hade Stale df nl'.ho, countyof Kootenai, ss. In the ttrobate court of safe! comity. KstÄti* ot ABBI B O. ELLKUT., th Ä Oh fpidinß and HHiir tin* petition of Louio E. EUert. administ rai or of the estate of Ahbie O. EUert,. deceased, nrayintf ,for. an order of distributloh of the Said estate among tl.e person h ehtitled, It. 1 m ordered that all persons interested in the up tabs o1|. the said Abide G. Eilert, deceased, ne afilappear be fore the probate court of said county and state, at the court room of said court in Hatbdruiii, in said county .and state, on Monday the £}d day of July. 1900. at Ten o'clock, A. M m then und fhe.ic to show cause why an order of distnimuoti slum id not be made of i the said estate among the heirs of said deceased, according to law. It is furl her rdered that it eojiy .of this order be pub-r islied for thfab Auccessive weeks before the ujy, 11*00. in the "Hat lid rum a newspaper printed In the said 2:sl day .it .1 Silver Blade," i said odd n Dated nty and slate, tills Till day of July, 1»00. J, C. BltAllY. Hrohate Judge. ORDER TO Hlimv CAUSE Wny Dietribütion Should not be Hade. Stufe of Idaho, county of K< In the probate court ol said count v. Est all of ANSEb I,. HKADIHÎKY, dc deused, c ... On rending rind 1111":: the pet It I. II. Bradbury. administrator with the «ill annexed of At.se,'I. !.. Bradbury, deceased, irdei-;of distribution of tlio estate among tlio pci-son» entitled. It is ordered that all persons in terested In the estate of .tlio said Ansel L. Bradbury', deceased', be and appear'before the pmbiitc court df said county and slate, at the com;t ris)iii of said court iu Uu I lid rum. In said county .arid stale, on Monday the -ltd day of J lily, lIKKLat Ten o'clock A. M.. then and there' to show cause why an order of dis tribution should Hot lie made of the residue of said estate amollir the heirs and devisees of said deceased, according In law. It Is further orihfh'd that a copy of Ibis ordi r be published for tlircoCsuceessivc weeks before the 2Jd ally of July, 1U00. ill the - l.atlnlriim Silver Blade." !i newspiq» r printed in tlio tl state. day of July. Him. J. «'. HltADV. of Fil'd uyiiiR for un résidu u of said !>» snmqcounl y an Dated ibis fill I'robate .1 mice.