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dale and Insurance,
Not Ain fl'BUC,
• I and S. Graurjr Block, ciKl'a b Al KHZ
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Physician and Surgeon.
Otoe on Fount, Mu. t ium, old 111) Hold.
PE. JOIIM SAWN,
Ptiflklan and Surgeon,
UB,« JI,H 1 h*>l lu V, W IaimUi A Co.
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F. E. All.MMUU.Nti,
Jfcjet L\.r to iltiier Bros. Pro.] Stort
in Ait ner.
cicrulcd in a aAiiaUctory
Cue of d.Vlvue |Juka to#
LHKE yIEW PARK
I 'Ally Al 10 o'clock a. Hi.
Pare 25 not*. J. IMlFGHTON. Prop.
Miners' & Stock Growers' Bank,
OKI It H'AI.KXK, IUAIIO.
Transact* a General Banking
and Exchange Butmcs*.
Dana Made Bills ILw.iint.-'l In
|>aUU Itrcclvivl ,.n I hi, ant Arrolllit*
Subject In t iieck Interest p«|,| ,hi
T uue |ir|>oiU lliglusl Price Paid
for fount; Warrant*
MATU> k. ritMS4ml
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Wkl, WAiiNKU, I*ruj»rirl«r.
St. Louit and Milwaukee Beer
iittbU of W.m« j iqoort tibl i iftn
C«H ft P A1L>ft IDAllo.
M'K THE NEXT TlllliTV IiaYH.
( IKHUE WINES.
C. L McOINNIS. Propr.eior
W. J. CRANFORD & CO.,
New and Second Hand Furniture,
Coffin* and Catkets.
New Work Made to Order and all
kinds of It.-pairing done.
rut am «t . ni:i « tvu.m. ttuiin
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9 : r.~ea ycSfarlin I
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Miners, Builder* ami Coggers' supplies.
Null, IbNirs. Pipe fitting,
Paints .'ind Oil*.
CfF.PU D'AI.KNK, ... IDAHO.
R. Handke, Proprietor.
vine:, JJumsrs, Cirars,
C'It D VI.K.NK, IDAHO.
take your meals
tii* l»ri ii *i tas ,,r tub Hkasox.
reah Italtimore Oysters a Rpecialty.
toovc o , 'Proprietors.
Uocur d'Alene, Idaho.
CCEUR D'ALENE, KOOTENAI COUNTY, IDAHO, APRIL 16, 1892.
o. E. REYNOLDS,
CIGARS, TOBACCOS, PIPES AND
Ooam u'Ataae, - _ Iu* H o.
THE CCEUR O'ALEHE DAOMI
Finest Liquors and Cigars,
Miaolugiat direct from New York.
Tbe ouljr Eancy compounder in tlie city.
STOP AT THE
BANCROFT H 0 US 6 .
I,- Buncroft, r'rojjrlotor,
CVi-ur d'Alene, Idaho.
Work Kiret cUaa, Price* Iteaaonablr.
OKI K b ALKIE. IbAIIO.
CtBur d'Alene Inn,
CiKI it k'Alknk, Idaho.
Tbin Hotel ii Situated on llu- batik ol
C'tKl'U D'ALENE LAKE
And baa U-en recently
Refitted and Furnished.
II you like
Boating & Hunting,
A reel ft',in boaim-M. or for your
fresh. Iieellliy sir, give C.i-u
d'Alene s trial. In i>|>caA
ing <d C.i-ut d' Al. ue
oVz.vrj.' .V.'.vr »:jh Cu.'.'e.i i.
Str:. .<•; .'j (■ . n';>:rr:ij
A Uuut Maninle It non l<>r C
Men. Agents for
llurtfiiri) Kin- Ins. C.. ,
Continental Fire In*
New York Life Ins. (
Warner A Wonnacott,
J KSSOY ^il!t
Kre IiiMirnnrc.Lifc Insurance.'
Accident Iiisurniirr Hnu*c* to!
jJcind: jev Sale.
rent. Choice Ivesiileut
Dv-SiiiiMHiire A King.
Fmm tcrtnin*! or iolrrmMiatr |*ninu «h*
la the liaa In lal.
It is tlie DiiiinjrCar Houle. Il!*
TO HLL POINTS
runs Through VoMiliulnl train*
every <lny in the year to
(so CIIAXOK or ( Alts)
Composci] of Dining Car* I'n
Pullman Drawing Hootn Sleep
er* of Ioitest K<|vipnient,
Tourist Sleeping Cars,
that rati hr ron«tnirtr«1 aift In *hirh *r.
rnntnifwUtlf'im *rr hnih frrr *n«1 (tirnUhr*! for
hol*|rr«of flr*lnr htdiiiI rliulli'kcU. «u>l
CLCQANT DAY COACHES
I Continuous Line Connecting with sll
linos, affording Direct and Uninter,
To and from all point* In America, Kmrlamt
and Hump* ran N* purrhatvd al any t.ckpl t*f
f Utc "
A. D. CHARLATAN,
Assistant tien. Pass. Agt,
No. 121 First St, eor. Washiiuiton,
Train leave* t'u iird'Alene at fi, a. m.
and arrives at 8.05, p. in.
P. JOY, Agent.
The wild lillee are iu bloom.
Fresh Salmon foraale at Kaeeiueyer'ii
Superintendent Hilbert was in the
city butt Suuda) for a few hour*.
Genuine aorghum iu any quantity at
the Mercantile (tore.
For first class job printing call on the
For anything iu the meat line call on
A hue (election of calling card* at
A nice lot of oranges at Kaesmeyer
Freeh ameit and trout at the Kaese
Kadiahea, lettuce and cabbage at
Ellsworth Wilson tiled a homestead
entry at the laud office, Thursday, iu
township 54, range f.
Call at Uie Mercantile store and se
cure a suit of those elegant fitting clo
•Capt. Nesbitt waa iu Spokane the first
of Uie week for repairs to Uie tuachiu
ery of tlie Corwiue.
Cali and see the only genuine veuti
lated tenuis shoes made.
V. W. Sander A Co.
tieo. Kutery, member of tfie Irgisla
lature from Custer county, was iu the
Mrs J. W. Wiggett has been suffering
for Uie past few days from a severe at
tack of quinsy.
Cents' furnishing goods at a sacrifice
for the neat 3 j days. F. K. Kmpey A
Mrs. lieiuiger was confined to the
liouae for a few (lava with a caae of
tonsil l Us.
linjirove Uie opjiurtunity and buy
your bouts A shoes of F. K. Kiupey A
Copt. 1 If Sanborn is improving the
sjt|iearaiice of hts residence by au add)
tioual coal of paiuL
For Uie nobbiest spring suits, hats,
etc., rail and scr us.
V. W. Sander A Co.
Just arrived from California: Cauli
flower. radishes, lettuce and celery.
Conductor l>ow in it now running ou
Uie main line from Hope to Sprague.
Hr w ill make his home in 11 o|*e.
ti. W. host. n-jiresenUug Fenton
Henley A Fenton. Sjiukaiie. Was here
tlie first of Uie w eek ou business for
I Julies will do well to secure a pair of
Ulosr fine shoes of F. E. Kmpey A Co.
during Uie discount tale.
James Klliott. who lias tieen in Uie
*'*louw country for the jiavt month, re
: tuned to Coeur d'Alene Uie first of Uie
MifeftCft KiUl«*« have rwivwl Ui<*ir
•prinj jttkmI* of millinery including the
laU*wt form* of hat* and trimming*
( all and *ee tL«*m.
Wm. McFarland, of the firm of Mo
*^ Krinigrr.. *pent wveraJ day*
in S|*okAi»e during the week oil Imainejk*
m!,u, r *
,llp Episcopal church will Ik- prettily
decorati*! Willi Mowers for Uie Hast r
service*. The music will form a sjw-c
lal feature of their service.
Wanted. Persons having town war
rants for sale to vail at tins office for
! New! wfieat. oala and timothy, also
a full assortment of Ferry's. Itowen's
and l.niidrvth's garden seeds to la 1 had
at V. tV. Nadiicr »V t'o.
Iasi, son of It D. Wright, dlisl at
lUthdrum, April Mb, of diphtheria, aged
Dr. J. II. MrPlierson Dentist, is pre
|vansl to do all kind of work iu that
line. Njieclal attention to irregularities
of tlie teeth. Office Kake side Ave.
A very interesting article, giving an
Il!* ccou " t uf Hie meeting of the Irish
American Association, at S|*ikaue. on
Nt. Patrick's day, from the pen of Prat
master O'HIley, nppears in the Irish
World of April '.fill.
A full line of men's, women's and
children's tennis nml byeicle shoes.
V. W. Sander A t'o.
On account of a special Kasta'r ser
vice at Post Falls td-morrow, ltev.
Towner w ill not fie here. Hev. W. S.
Turner will occupy the pulpit in Post
Fall* In the morning and a childrens!
service will be held in the evening.
The Kxchnnge saloon will furnish Ice
for one quarter of a cent |*'r pound. I
All ix'rsoiis desiring to contract at.
almvc rates should call on or address. I
W. F. Dial, manager, tvFtir d'Alene,
Idaho. tf. j
tieo. O. Wheeler, a newspaper man of
southern Idaho and at one time a mem- '
tier of the legislature. s|»ent several
days in the city. He is pleased with
Cieur d'Alene and predicts for the city
h bright future.
Our first installment of spring dress
goods is here and ready for your insjvec
Uon. Fashionable stvlra iu Scotch
lawns, fiouncings, etc.
V. W. Nanpkr A Co.
The w'rvlees at Uie Kplscopal clmivh
ou Kaster day will be as follows: Morn-'
ing at II o'clock. Children's service at;
3 t*. vi. Kveuiug service at 7:Sfi i\ *i.'
All scats free and everyone cordially In
vited. Herman Page, Hector, |
Hev. Kehcll and wife were at Hatli
drum during tlie week attending a aes
•lon of the l'reahytery.
C. Ileitmau, of HaUidrum, spent a
couple of day* in town the last week,
looking after the interest* of tieo. Fry,
b 'fore the laud office.
Many of our ciUzeu* are clearing up
their premise* and burning the rubbish
which accumulated during Uie winter.
Let the good work continue.
Fort Hherman Minstrel and Comedy
Co., at Dost Hail, Thursday evening.
Admission only 25 cents, reserved seats
50 cents. It will be worth attending.
Tiieuew board of Trustees entered
upon tlie duties of their office, Thurs
day evening. James II. Harte was
chosen chairman and A. K. Hush clerk.
Fentons desiring to purchase iron clad
varieties of fruit trues can do so by call
ing ou J. A. Waters, four miles north
of Corur d'Alene. Potatoes taken iu
Whitney l'alaehe, general agent for
tlie Hartford Fire Insurance Co, was
iu Uie city last Monday. Messrs. War
ner A Wonnacott are the local agents
of this comjiany.
P. W. Johnson now lias his boat
house in ship shaja-, with a number of
uew row boats built ou the best of
models and all of last year's supjily
cleaned and rejiaiiited.
( apt. Horrenaon and grand children
are again fixing Uieir yard up wiUi
Mowers and ornaments for Uie summer.
They secured a couple of lilies from
across Uie lake that are beauties.
The talk of holding a teacher's in
stitute, composed of tlie teachers of
Koootenai and Shoshone counties, lu
Uiis city during the spring, should be
encouraged. Let a joint institute be
A deputy treasurer appeared at Uie
residence of Prauk Hill hut Saturday
and when last seen Frank was trying
to carry himself around town by his
boot strain,; however we do not Uiink
tliat his insanity Is permanent at least
wc bo|ie not.
Itcligious services at Fort Sherman,
by J. H. Macotuber, |K»st chaplain, as
follows: Sunday at In o'clock, a. m,
sabbath school; 7 o'clock p. in., prayer,
praise and sermon, tiospel t.-m [v-iancc
and literary meeting on Friday at 7::*'
o'clock p. m.
John Duncan was dow n town Wed
!i<inlay, the first time seiner receiving
an injury two weeks ago, by falling
from a load of hay onto the planking
of tlie X. P. dock and lighting on his
heel. It was quite a severe injury and
one Uist lias caus'd Mr. Duncan a grei t
deal of pain.
We were greatly shocked at the death
of Dick Kurrenson. "Poor Dick." ids
many friends will miss Dim iu the
future. Ue was a most genial fellow
and his kindly disgiosjtioii was re
marked by everyone who knew him
He had that extremely rare quality of
minding his own business and keeping
Ids mouth shut about other people's
affairs. He was strictly teni|>erate:
of never was known to drink anything
but water. His skin will la- stuffed
and mounted by Sargeant Quinlan, the
Taxidermist. Dick was tin* seal
which has attracted so much attention
at the boat house for the |iast year.
Mr. It P. Foots and Mr. A. Karl,
of Multan, made the Pm>- a very
pleasant call the first of the week.
These gentlemen were down on busi
liras connected with tlie Mtillan town
site. They are i-onneeted with mines
anil mining interests throughout that
section, ami are well known, as they
were among the first locators in that
! district. They are the original locators
of the Chloride Hill, and are enthusias
tic over Uie outlook for the future,
but lament the present condition of
affairs, but think from the present out
look that matters between the miners
and mine owners will be adjusted in a
very short time.
Kaster is Uie first Sunday after the
full moon which comes on or next after
March 21st. If the full moon come* on
I March 21st. therefore, and that day is
Sal " r ' la - T ' Faster will lie the day follow
ing. or March Sind. This is the earliest
date tliat this festival ran come on.
Kaster. as seen, can come in March, and
often has. It came on March 8HUi, I Si* I
and on March 25. iwdt. in iv.it it will
also fall on March Seth. This year the
i full moon which conies closest after
March 21st occurs on April iitii* This
will be Tuesday. The Sunday follow
* ,l *r '* the I7tli, and this is Uie date of
Waster for tstti. Kaster cau come as
*■**'' llH April 25th.
We wish to admonish the good
people of this country about Uie killing
of game at tills season of the year.
an - I* en '° 1 ' v '*'° *n take the
to rp * M * * '*'e 11. t liapter 1st. in
pp '*n , m to the game and fish laws of
Uli " wlU 800 u ' at *'«• lias »*«*«*»
'"'ringixl uivuHi^ hundreds^ of install
ecs. If the destruction of game and
fish goes on as it has been for the past
two or three yeara.lt will not be long
before wc will have to seek "given fields
and pastures new" for our sport. We
have seen from two to live hundred
INiumls of trout sold to the market in
one week tills last month, in the middle
of the spawning season. This represents
at a fair calculaUon, one million fish,
allowing a fair percentage for all caus
all ties. There Is a great deficiency
in the law In this regard, that It men
tiona no close seasou for lUh.
tiustavu* Mencke, of Milwaukee,
IVU., after looking over many portions
of the northwest decided tliat tills sec
tion suited him best and has taken
ranch at Kandy Ilook.
There will be a temperance lecture at
Odd Fellows Hall, Monday evening by
C. A. Salyer, of Seattle, Wash. Admis
sion free. AU cordially invited. Mr.
Salyer is au eloquent speaker and well
At the ltepublican caucus, held last
Mouday evening for tbe purpose of
electing delegates to attend the con
vention to be held at Itatlidrum, to-day,
Uie following genUemen were choaen:
tieo. Conner, Ed. O'KUey, 11. Dixn and
S. It WUliams, of the Saginaw Lum
her Co, returned to Coeur d'Alene,
Tuesday, after an absence of several
months. Mr. Williams visited Uie east,
also tlie Pacific coast cities during his
absence and says he found no place
more prosperous than our city.
Yesterday, about 12:30 o'clock, two
hoys, about M or IS years of age, moun
ted ou horses, one a bright bay and one
a dark gray wiUi a white face, rode up
in the rear of Uie house of W. L. Me
Kibbiu, in Simms addition, and fired
two shots into Uie house, and when Mrs.
McKibben opened the door, they put
their horses ou the run and took to the
We are sorry to lose E. L. Mims and
family as residents of Cu-ur d'Alene,
Uiey having removed to Itatlidrum
where Mr. Mims will engage in the
hanking business. With other friends
the Pm;** w ishes him deserved success
ill his chosen field, and we can say that
Rathdrum has gained an enterprising
young business man who deserves the
suppurt of the town.
It is said Uiat goats in the Kalahari
frequently jiass months wiUiout water,
and according to Mr. Mackenzie, there
are certain antelopes w liich are never
seen to visit Uie drinking jilaces. Ex
This is nothing, Uiere are lots of men
in this country, tliat if a drop of water
w as to touch their tongue it would
paraly ze them: Uiey don't take anything
but sour mash with a litUe sugar in i*.
Mr. John Theis showed ns some fine
samples of gold ore that was taken
from his claim iu the W olf Lodge dis
trict. Tlie boys feel much elated over
tins find, as Uiey liave oUier prospects
in Uie immediate vicinity of Uiis claim,
which an- showing up in good sliajie.
The mineral wealth of the surrounding
mountains is unlimited. There are
great many ledges of gold and silver
hearing quartz in this vicinity, which
have not been develojied. owing to the
lack of means of the discoverers. This
is a good field for men of capital to
Judge Milton Kelly, a pioneer of
Idaho, died at his home in ltoise City.
1 ist Saturday, at Uie age of 73 years and
mos. The deceased located in Idaho
in 1 ni'« 3 and was a member of tlie first
legislature, which met at I^ewiaton.
After which he returned to Iloise and
engaged in the practice of law. In INfit
he was appointed one of tlie district
judges of the territory and assigned to
the first district consisting of N'ez
Perce, Idaho and Jhoshone counties,
which included what is now Kootenai
ami laMiihi counties. He received his
appointment from Abraham Lincoln
which w as the last official act of the
martyred lTesidenL After the expira
tion of iiis term as judge he purchased
the Ntalesman and run it from 1S72 to
INv.i. at which time he retired from ac
ti. X. Sheldon, representing the
Kaincr Power »V Hailway Co, of Seattle.
Wash, was iu the city during the Week
looking up the timber resources and
gathering samples of the timber. He
took with him a sample of the several
kinds of timber that grow in this sec
tion and was very much pleased and
surprised to find it so excellent in every
particular. Mr. Sheldon is a gentleman
of extended information, having been
in the lumber business for years in the
eastern states ami on the sound. He
was very much taken with our beauti
ful city by the lake, the Como of the
great northwest, ami expressed his ad
miration in no unmeasured terms and
like all others who visit us and have au
eye for the beautiful in nature, was
loth to leave. He will visit other por
tions of tlie state before returning to
At the coroner's inquest over the re
mains of Wm. llealy. mention of whose
death from morphine |*usoniiig was
made in these columns, last week, re
sulted in a verdict that "We, tlie jury
find that the deceased, William Mealy,
came to his death by an overdose of
morphine given by some unknown
person." Tin* verdict is signed by A.
K. Hush, C. K. Smith, E. I-ashbrook, J.
It. Morris. T. D. Klliott and John Fred
ricks. Justice of the Peace Hoffman
acted as coroner. The verdict of
Uio jury still leaves a mystery hanging
over the death of young Mealy. Who
administered the morphiney Was it
given with Intent to murder or admin
istered through ignorance of its effects Y
these and other questions remain un
answered and if the coroner's jury were
unable to penetrate the mystery fur
ther, it seems to us the authorities
should make an investigation. There
is an air of mystery surrounding this
case that should be cleared away. The
funeral of Mr. llealy took place ou Sun
Harrison Hows Votes.
IIakbison, April I3th.
Mr. Collette has just completed his
new residence on Lake street
Mrs. Hage Fischer returned home
yesterday, from a visit to her parents
M. J. Sexton's saw mill and Store
Itrow's shingle mill started to running
on full time yesterday.
Mias Grace Fairbanks, who has been
attending school at Palouse City, is
home on a visit to her parents.
Airs. II. D. Allen and Alias Elsie
Allen, of Coeur d'Alene City, are visit
ing friends at Harrison this week.
Ciias. I Ieclit, of ltockford, has com
menced the erection of a two-story
building on Coeur d'Alene avenue.
Judson Davis was in town this week,
exhibiting some fine ore from the Chim
ney miue, located two miles east of
• James Fairbank lias purchased tlie
steamer Irene and will place her on tlie
SL Joe and Coeur d'Alene City route,
leaving Harrison every tooniing.
At a primary election beli at Glover
& Belknap's hall, last Saturday, A. A.
Stevens and E. W. Wheeler were elec
ted delegates to attend tlie ltepublican
county convention, to be held at Itatli
drum, April ICth.
E. L. Hemingway, of Aimota, Wash,
was in town this week and made ar
rangements for the erection of a large
store building, and exjiects to ojieti out
a large stock of general merchandise
about tlie first of Alar.
Some of our euterprising citizens
have rejiaired tlie road from Priest laud
iug to the old Farmington road, and
parties coming to tlie lake from the
Palouse country will find this road
much nearer and better tiiaii any other
route to the lake. Mr. A. A. llowe will
run a ferry boat from Harrison to the
Everything lively especially the water.
Slater Ac Evans have moved into
their new quarters.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Aloe took a trip to
Wallace, to visit Uieir numerous friends
The people of this precinct are agitat
ing tlie questions of a voting precinct,
school district, and road districts. We
cau well afford all of them.
Joe Moe gave a dance Saturday night,
which was largelv attended and was
jironounced a social success. Joe knows
his business w hen it conu-s to enter
tinning his friends.
Quite a little fight in town yesterday,
lights are becoming quite frequent,
in its self showing an increase in busi
ness. The next tiling in order w.U be .
justice of the jieaee and a cooler.
Several \\ allace people were down
this week, enjoying a lake shore breeze
and filling up on trout and ducks. The
boys all know where to come when they
want to have a good time and plenty to
C. Evans is the "dad" of a ten pound
boy. the first born in Medi.no, t
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course it is customary to give the first
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child a lot. and now Mr. Edwards says
in order to pet another lot they will
liave to be tv* ins.
Misses Minnie and Iona Snyder ac
companied by Mr. Samuels, a young
and promising limb of the law. arrived
from Indiana, last week, to become per
manent resident* of tlie place. The
old bachelors think they are quite
aquisilion to society, esynxialty the
young ladies: they are both teachers
and come well reconiuiexided.
i «■ i i .. .
J. w . OffieH and brother, are work
ing a double shift on their prospects.
Mr. Offield says he expects to tap tlie
main body in about three weeks, they
liave every indication of a good and
(laying property in tlie near future,
Mr. Sanborn, of Spokane, was down
tliis week, with a view of bonding the
mine. They have already had some as 1
says ruuning very Digit iu gold and
A. I»:itobin^n~'has toe contract
to locate the Boise meridian from the
old survey to the British line, has
reached Bonner's Feiry. This has been
a perilous task so early in the rear and
attended with many difficulties, in a
letter of April 3rd to Maj. llarnes he
has this to say: "Please-see Beale and
have him kill tlie fatted calf for us.
We have been dieting principally on
wind pudding and mountain scenery,
with snow duin|iliugs for dessert. Al
together it has btHui the toughest trip
I ever undertook. Last night we slept
out on a windy mountain side without.
tents, in a big snow storm, and a few
days ago I sja'iit all night in the snow
drifts, wet to the skin from a rain
storm, without blankets or supper; but
in spite of all difficulties and discour
agemruts we have pulled through thus
far, and have now com pari lively
tieo. Fry tiled a location of Valentine
script on the land now know n a Bon
ner's Ferry town-site, in the Land office
April 9tl». There was a notice of con
test presented the same day but not
filed until the llth. which ou account
of lack of instructions, Uie local office
have forwarded to the commissioner of
the General Laud Office. This will'
block the sale on any property In that
partof the tow n for some time, very
much to Uie discomfiture of many
people interested iu tiic progress and
improvement of the place.
FT SHEKMAH C 0 EEBSP 0 HDEHC 1
Fire —Easter Serrioes- The Wastrel
Show —Fay Day at the Fast
Other Vewsy Hotes.
Trumpeter Cooney, company II, has
been attached to the band to learn
Commiaeory Sergeant, Henry Amrs>
bury visited Spokane during tbe past
week on business.
Private Gaddy, company F, Fourth
Infantry, was discharged on tbe 14th
inst by purchase.
I'rivate John Howland, company A,
completed five years of service on the
12th inst. and was given a "sheepskin."
I'rivate Sullivan, company A, has
been granted a furlough for three
months, arid Private Kastor, hospital
corps, one month.
Sergeant White, of the hand, proved
himself a fireman of no mean ability,
at the fire on tlie 13th inst. His Udder
climbing act was supberb.
Chaplain Alaoomber is arranging to
hold Easter services at the Poet Chapel,
on next Sunday evening. Quite a num
ber of the children of tlie Garrison win
take part in tlie exercises.
Corporal .Sanford, company I>, re
ceived a rattier severe wrench to the
muscles of his back the other day in
kicking foot ball, sufficiently severe to
lay him up for a few days.
The hath tubs have received a coat
of paint which gives them a decidedly
better appearance. There are but few
posts in Uie army possessing better
battling facilities than Fort Sherman.
Au alarm of fire occurred about mid
night, on the 12th inst. which caused
quite a ripple of excitiment for a short
time. As it was only a burning chim
ney the men were sent back to their
lTivate Beckman joined troop G, on
tlie 12th inst. from Jefferson Barracks,
Mo, where he served as First Sergeant
of a recruit compauy. Private Beck
man lias served thirty years and is still
a capable soldier.
"Billy" Hager is on duty at tlie cor
ral again. Having wrestled with tlie
mumps for a week at home he was only
too glad to be able to down, what be
called a "fluids disease," when some
oue else was suffering with it
The C<eur d'Alene Si washes, wlio
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stroll through the post, find great eu
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JO - Tmenl m kicking foot ball and at the
, Ume , f i urulsh } otB of
'for the sckliere who supply the foot
(jails in order to watch their frantic en
deavors to master the bounding sphere.
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left *5. UUl , " t ". e " rou , te
to the east where they will visit rela
tives. Both ladies expect to be away
f or some time, and they will be sadly
missed from the social circle at the
i*jst, where both have many friends,
At noon on the !3th inst the roof of
i r, U 'f d by ^
quickly extinguished bv the aid of a
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few buckets of w ater. In both cases
probability of its becoming a law this
the jiromptuess with which tlie different
fire detachments came on the scene was
Tlie passage by the Seuate of tlie bill
increasing the pay of non-com missioned
0!,icprs - || as s, ' ut non-com-stock up
, '- v * n S' ^ * re * Sergeant* are to receive
increase of twelve dollars per month,
" hich will make that position a very
dwhable one. If Mr. Ilolman will not
a l'I^- cheese paring system to it
when it reaches the honsc there is a
| Judging from the number of reserved
i seats sold, the post hall will be crowded
next Tuesday evening, when tlie Min
I strvl company make their second ap
pearatice. Tlie scenery for the first
1 l«rt wil be the finest ever used on tiiis
stage. Private Melcher, the scenic ar
tist, lias produced something that will
!* a rel "' f * lbo _*** Uloso wb "
'' a ' p Rn.wn tired of the old sceura ,ued
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: Major Dodge, paymaster, arrived here
on the 11th inst. and (aid the troops
the same day. In these days of monthly
payments the arrival of the paymaster
creates scarcely a ripple on the calm
placidity of garrison life. Tlie abolitiou
of the Post Trader and the establish
lishmont of the Canteen iu its stead has
done away with the excitement, bustle,
confusion, and breaches of discipline
which used to mark tlie advent of the
paymaster. The guard house is uot
tilled with men crazy from tlie effects
j of tlie Sutler's vile whisky, nor are line
staggering about the post under the
weight of a "jag'' they had only the op
portunity of taking ou every two
months, or probably four months,
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To all whom it may concern:
Town ordinance No. 0, which pro
hibits domestic animals from running
at large, will lie strictly enforced on
and after Tuesday morning. April 19th.
By order Board of Trustees.
J vs. II. Haiitk Chmn.
ocrotic club, of t'reur d'Alene, w ill waet
at Dickey's Halt, Wednesday evening,
j April SKh, at k o'clock,
i A', ti. Prrrrn uni:, Pres.
Democratic C'n'i Meeting.
Notice Is hereby given that tlie Den*.-