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Tin Old-Time Election. The territorial campaign of 1886 was a very dra matic one from many standpoints. It was especially so in Southeastern Idaho, where the Republican party virtually went out of business and all of the Republicans joined a local organization there known as the anti-Mormon party. This party had its strongest organization in old Bingham County, with Blackfoot as the county seat. Bingham County then and until the second State legislative session, com prised what is now Bingham, Bannock and Fremont counties. The tickets below are very badly mixed as between original Republicans and original Demo crats, i. e., the anti-Mormon tickets. The following county tickets in Custer County at the election twenty-one years ago this fall will recall many familiar names : Democratic Ticket. Republican Ticket. A. J. Macnab. Cal C. Closson For Joint Councilman Custer and Lemhi Counties. George Harland For Joint Assemblyman Custer and Bingham Cos. John S. Rohrer.L. Falls. J. C. Fox. For Member of Assemblv. Thos. J. Paul. E. K. Davis For Sheriff. James Burns. E. P. Johnson For Probate Judge. For Auditor and Recorder. F. J. Clyde. F. B. Willis. George M. Fulton C. L. Randall For Assessor and Collector. C. L. Rood. A. J. Pierce. W. E. Trapp For Treasurer. L. H. Johnston. For Supt. Pub. Schools. 1. Jas. H. Van Camp. .2. Geo. Emery. 3. D. E. McCullum.3. D. E. McCullum. 1. James Hooper 2. C. E. Taylor. For County Commissioners. W. A. Dodge. Lockhart Boyd For Coroner. The emblem of the Republican party was "The Eagle," and of the Democratic party "The Flag." At the same election there was no Republican ticket in Bingham County. This was when old Bing ham County comprised what is now in the territory of the present Bingham County, besides both Fre mont and Bannock counties. The following is the personnel of the Democratic and of the anti-Mormon county tickets : Anti-Mormon. Democratic. H. W. Smith. H. H. Spencer For Member of the Council. P. L. Hughes. J. M. McCullum For Joint Member of the Council until Oneida Co. C. B. Wheeler.C Charles Wallace. For Member of the Assembly. W. H. King. T. A. Hartwell For Member of the Assembly. J. C. Fox. H. G. VanReypen For Joint Member of the Assembly with Custer Co. John Watson. S. F. Taylor. For Sheriff. John Hunter. For County Commissioner District No. 3. George A. Robethan. J. M. Bennett H. L. Beacraft For Auditor and Recorder. F. M. Shoemaker. J. W. Jones For Probate Judge. Robert Anderson For Treasurer. C. Bunting, Jr. George W. Gorton. William C. Johnson For Assessor. J. Ed. Smith J. M. Taylor H. M. Bennett. For District Attorney. For County Surveyor. For Coroner. In the same election, 1886, the Bear Lake Demo crats had the following ticket; our scrap-book fail Jos. A. Clark. .W. H. Behle. George H. Davis ing to give any opposing ticket : R. L. Wood (Cassia)—Joint Councilman for Bear Lake, Oneida and Cassia Counties. R. W. Gee (Montpelier)—Representative. F. Passey (Paris)—Commissioner 2d District. J. Grimmett (Dingle Dell)—Probate Judge. J. L. Montonya (Montpelier)—Auditor and Re corder. E. Strong (Montpelier)—Assessor and Collector. L. Dalrymple (Preston)—Sheriff. W. M. White( Montpelier)—District Attorney. Wm. Quayle (Dingle Dell)—Treasurer. Richard Kennington (Bennington)—Superintend ent Public Instruction. L. M. Ward (Liberty)—County Surveyor. Frank Hutchins (Montpelier)—Coroner. To give an idea as to the hieght to which feeling ran in this election of 1886 in the southeastern coun ties, we quote from an address which w r as published by "The Republican Anti-Mormon Party of Idaho" in this election, as follows: CHERISH THE PURITY OF HOME. To the Loyal Women of Idaho : The main issue upon which the political campaign of 1886 is being fought is one in which every true hearted, pure-minded and loyal woman in Idaho has an interest. MORMONISM and its attendant curses is seeking a foothold in our territory. For years this most unholy institution has controlled the four counties bordering on Utah. The supremacy of the Mormon church in Idaho means the enslavement of men, the degradation of women and the utter destruction of the home circle. Your churches, schools and firesides are menaced by this over shadowing evil. Broken-hearted mothers, neglected children and the most cruel social desolation are the necessary results of the Mormon creed as not only taught, but commanded by John Taylor, the Twelve Apostles, Bishops, Deacons and Elders of this so-called church. Polygamy not only degrades to the level of the beasts of the field those who practice it, but it pollutes communities, taints the young mind, breeds infamy and ridicules virtue. Are you aware that in scores of towns, villages and hamlets in our beloved "Gem of the Mountains" this state of affairs exists? The above picture is not overwrought It is naked, unwholesome truth. Your duty is plain. As Christian women, affectionate wives, loving mothers and proud queens of happy household kingdoms you have a part to perform in this struggle against the iniquities of the Mor mon horror. Some of the grandest acts of loyalty and devotion to principle were performed by the braye women of the country, North and South, during the late war. The present struggle in Idaho involves the protection of the Nation against trait ors, the ennobling of virtue and the preservation of the home circle in all its lovely purity, your might and let the influence of virtuous Arise in woman hood be felt on the side of home and mother. Help us drive polygamists and their unclean and unnat ural practices from Idaho. While you do not come in actual contact with Idaho's politics a-t the polls, the influence of your minds outspoken, and the sub tle charm of your wishes among fathers, husbands, brothers and sons may prove of 'inestimable value to a worthy cause. Coax your father, plead with your husband and brother and admonish your son to exer cise the glorious privilege of American citizenship at the polls against treason and impurity. Signed, Thu Republican Anti-Mormon Party oe Idaho. One of Seventeen Widows. A cutting from the Chicago Inter-Ocean of Feb ruary 7, 1905 nection with the career of Brigham Young, cords the death of Lucy Bigelow Young, sixth wife of Brigham Young, at the age of seventy-five. She was with Brigham Young when he declared war against the United States, and when he urged all Mormons to fight to the last against American en croachment. She was with him at his death, and she lived on for twenty-seven years. Brigham Young was a typical representative of recalls some interesting facts in con It re the old Mormonism. Strong, resolute and resource ful, he contemplated obedience to no laws except those of his own making. It suited his purpose to preach and practice polygamy. He took to himself twenty-six wives, and was the father of fifty-six children. At his death he left seventeen widows, six teen s'ons and twenty-eight daughters. Brigham Young's domestic affairs came before the public in 1874 through the application of his fifteenth wife, Ann Eliza, for divorce. The United States Court denied the petition on the ground that the marriage was polygamous, and therefore null. Mrs. Young in her lectures and published articles por trayed the character of Brigham Young and his many wives, and revealed many things which are still the subject of controversy. I The Idaho Sanitarium | -> * * •> * * * * * nnÆ * * - >>v * « U . L : * * öErcS * - * * "rl, 1 E i' f! 8- R r * V Il I * * •f *5* . . . *$• 4« Our Sanitarium treatment is Prophylactic *$• ^ in its effect, and prophylaxis, or the prevention 4 « of disease, is a greater science than the cure ^ T thereof. Try one of our Electro Thermal Baths, 4* followed by Massage, for that cold. 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