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T HL I Z j ; ' j I • T I ilver Messenger . Published Tuesdays, at j H A L L I S ! 1 -Is the Official Organ of w\ rw 11 ■ j j ! ; j USTER CO ; i j y \ -, > I • i ^ i J TEAR PER k I » , f Oi Made a Specialty ! *, » STATE NEWS. Georgo Reibold. from arrens, is in the lower country making arrangements to get his machin jineryinto the mines .—Salulrria | Citizen. I The assessment roll of Canyon will soon be completed. Mr. Hand informed us that Canyon j county will show a property ; assessment of about $1 700,000, ! ' about £200,000 less than last : iyear. Decrease is caused byj (lower assesment on improve j ments, and also on account of live stock taken out of the county, j I —Caldwell Tribune. T . , a _. If you have £100 to put away. buy county warrants, even at 90 cents. They will grow while you sleep, and they are the safest T . 1 . T 11 investment on earth. Idle money brings in nothing to the owner. ,, _ I —Murray Sun. . The Statesman says that in a short time Custer county will be producing copper bullion. W. ! A. Clark, the great Montana mining man. has secured 51 per cent, of the stock of the Idaho j Copper company, whose property Is located near Houston, on Lost river. Frank Brown controlling; the remainder and continuing as superintendent of the property. A 40-ton smelter will be run ning in about thirty days, and if the results are as anticipated a me results are as a ci great plant will be put in. I he ! company has given orders for transportation oi coke and is making every preperation for a This copper \ ein is 65 feet wide and is known a.-, the Big Copper. There is said to be enough good ore in sight to run ■ run. A a 40-ton smelter two years, j shaft is to be sunk on the vein at once to the depth of 390 feet. In j addition a tunnel will be started ! on the other side of the hill fol-j ; lowing the vein in. This tunnel j will be 3900 feet long and wiil open the vein at great depth.. The ore eanies itom to - i 1 m Mr. Hicks is making atout six feet per day uixm the air shaft being sunk to connect with the tunnel at the Luilev mines and tui.nei ai xue L..piej miuea, .uu as soon as connection is made development upon the big ledge will be continued. Everything is looking favorable for the con summation of the deal on that property .—DeLamar Nugget. t ... , ,, . aS * ioaUl ' : ' K ~ a '' U11L ~ ° some of the more prominent mmers union men at Fmch & Campbell's office was the first in silver per ton and some gold. dication to the general public that some sort of a deal was un der way having for its object the starting up of the mines. Later in the day it became whispered on the streets that a compromise had been effected by which the Gem, Frisco and Standard mines were to commence operations at ; once, provided that the railroads i commenced and continued in ser-1 I vice. The principal features of tv«» ftwrnumpiit as far as can bo learned are that the union shall !n no wav interfere with the mana^ement of the mine whicli i shal 1 be free to hire and discharge i wlmmsoeveVit pleases and the executive committee of the min e^ union a-rees also that thev will preserve jieace and harmonv as far as lies in their vo ^ There is no change whatever in wages Under this agreement the mines are already resuming J work as fast as ma tters can be Some ; got in shape for work. were put ou Monday night at tiie Gem. and the number is I becoming gradually increased. The Poormnn which had nothing j to do with the agreement cited above, has resumed work this , men The Tiger continues on To the uniti 1 ated it would now appear that i should be several months of pros périt v. and possibly more. The price of lead still continues low _£3.10—but it has been demon strated that the Canyon creek profit week, one shift as usual. ! mines can be run at a *, tnat figure, whicu is sufficient proof of the quality and quantity of the ore carried by the mines of that section. It is scarcely expected that lead will drop any lower, while it may probably in crease in price .—Wallace Mirier. ! | The fellow who sang "I would I not die in Autumn, with peaches a fit for eatin' : when fields of com j s gatin'ripe and candidates is treatin." must have visions of a pleasant time before him from ! now UDtd November. : . ( Bryan, of Hailey, has se Cl ^ red a k° n cl on the Tip Top mine on lorida rriol ^ ltain - tb < j P^°P ert y of John Feour and Taylor Gearhart. The Lincoln t mill is also included in the bond. Up to the time of going to press „. c have „„„ble to learn the ' consideration and stipulations of th e bond but understand that unuersxanu xnai they are qu ite liberal .—Silver Cit A valav ,. he ! yiroiBHuit. Samuel S. White, a pioneer of Boise Basin, aged 68 years, died at Idaho City on the 7th. He had ! been failing in health since Jan- ; uary. He was an esteemed citi zen, so much so that the'district court and grand jury adjourned to attend the funeral .—Boise \ Democrat. \y e regret to state that Mark I ^instie the well known aild rK)pular mining man . was prob - ' ably fatally injured last evening. j n returning to Neal in a carriage , - . , , his team ran away and plunged over ^ embankment. He was thrown out and sustaine d injur j es resulting in P aralysis of the; j arms and lower portion of the body. He was brought back to and fo s recovery is ex- j tremelv doubtful .—Raise Demo * Mrs. L. Bunting, wife of C, Bunting, the nominee of the re- j ; publican party for state treas- j I «rer. died ber home in Black ' j foot on the 11th. She left five ; j children, the youngest an infant j 1 rtro week» °^ d - The Busy Bee. published in Al- , bion. notes the birth of a kitten over there- at J. E. Burke s : I*"*- , ?«» i3 DO,ii!1 * P" 0 "**' about îbis kitten except that it bas * OUr , e ^ eS ' TWO noses and nvo moutks - George Hinkey. chief deputy ; county auditor of Latah county, i 1 of this state, was arrested in this city Wednesday, while attending the Republican state convention on charge of forgery to the sum . of £15.000. It seems he had forged £9.0(X) on individual jiaper, ^ ^ >Q00 on the county . He> ]|I)( i p _ bonds and the auditor will have to stand good to the county for £6.000 while ! the 89.000 will be a judgement a-ainst Hinkey. As he is a re publican the above did not ap pear in the dispatches .—Boise j j j ! j the drowning of Ambrose Love ridge, a rancher, in the Snake river near Blackfoot last Sun The Idaho Falls Times reports of [day. ■ _ , , w e are informed that Oakley ' eXpeCtS ?° try *"7 S6at at Ü ] e UeXt 7 Ct '° n ' ! ^ 11Je ° ple a «er consideration of the ! CaSe " all of its barings, want ; the ™ unt - v s0at at ° aklej , h J 8 two-thirds majority which it re quires " 11 ^ k °uld be moved, oth ^xse not.-Albwn Tones. in Colorado has a rival to Mrs. I Lease. It is a Mrs. Foster, who i* tramping over the country making Republican speeches, ! Her tongue is equally as long as Mrs. Foster is 111 everything go. but save the Re-; publican party." 1 that of her sister. is quoted as saying in her speech "Silver is of no consequence Let silver go—let es: on W. H. Howkes of Cataldo and! Frank Roland of Kingston were in Murray last week. They told j the Sun reporter of the finding of the body of Thomas Otwell and its subsequent burial by the or ders of the Coroner of Kootaui county. It appears, from the at'statements of these gentlemen, that the Corouer of Kooteuffi i went to the Mission to hold an inquest, but without going to view the body. He ordered it buried in the sands by the river's side near Cataldo and the body was interred about a foot under, !T rouil d, without a coffin, or even a box - î u - sl 88 il wa * tisbed out of tbe water - Nor was the clothing searched for papers. It is claim ed that Otwell was drawing a i* 611 ^ 011 as a \ etran of the ci\ il war, and tbat j" 81 P r,or to hLs disappearance he had considéra y e money. This had led to a strong belief that he was mur dered, yet the Coroner of Koot- j enai county made no investiga- ; t j on whatever, according to re p^p From the statements at hand the coroner Q f our adioin in „ , , h 1 | office " i , i ,. (foes he seem to know the differ enC e between a human bein- and ° , ° ° an animal. Such burial as he' accorded to Otwell might be given to a dog or cat. but is ex -1 ceedingly revolting when given to a human being. Such men should not be elected to office to shame civilization. The old I soldiers of Cœur d'Alene City should see to it that the remains of Otwell are decently interred, and if possible they ought to ascertain his manner of death.— Murray Sun. The People's party State Cen tral Committee comprises the , , 1 following members : Alturas— N. M. Ruick. chair man. Ada— P. J. Pefley. Bear Lake-R. S. Spence. Bingham—J. Ed. Smith. Boise— C. E. Jones. Bannock—Frank Walton. Cassia-Andrew Burs troff. Custer J J Chambers Custer—J.J. Chambers. ; Canyon J. J. Rogers. Elmore—C. Lang. Fremont—J. S. Bonham. Idaho—Ernest Parker. Kootenai—To be appointed. Latah— C. C. Fuller. Lemhi—J. F. Clark. Logan— G. B. Hill. p erC e—D. Campbell. Oneida—To be appointed. Owjhe^Isaac PhUlips. Shoshone—Edward Boyce. Washington—J. D. Robertson, , . , , . . . . After tnree days and nignts of tnckerv. during which t - me de i eo -ates di d not sleep a .and the "Oh, be joyful";^ fi owe f re elv. the Statesman speak Q f t ^ e u c p e t savs : ' - ft was nominated vêstêrdâv • • by the grandest, most har- : : moniouîpolitical convention : • ever assembled in the State : : of Idaho.. .: Shades of eternal darkness! Wben delegates openly charge each other W1 ' h br,b ? r y *"} fraud - and °P enl ' V the f ^ Ü1 not support the thicket, if that is what the Statesman calls "har 1 mony" we want none of it in The Democrats need no ours. "Poker Bill" harmony .—Nampa Leader. ^ „ Dunn Brothers, of the Cœur d Alene Miner, must think the Populist party is dead and feel 38 lf the >" WGre attendin » lts funer al. It is considered a mark of a gentleman, in all American neighborhoods, to attend on such occasions and pay their respects to the dead by their words and presence. Out of sixteen short articles m the first two columns jon the second page of the Mmer of the 11th of Aug. issue it jabs the Populists under the fifth rib as if they were alive in seven of the sixteen. teen motions kick it into life. Now, gentlemen, dont you think it looks a little bad to kick a corpse seven times out of six I fear you'll . , "Tinker's seven proxies m the Republican state convention of 1892 has been outdone. W. H. Ciagett of Osborn. Shoshone! county, voted the solid Kootenai delegation in the Populist state convention at Boise last week. and in the face of a resolution that no delegate)rould vote more than one proxy. f-Ratkdrum Past, The Post is laboring under a mistake, Mr. C Läget t voted only two votes in the Populist con vention. One for himself and one proxy.- Tinker still breaks the record, Populists are in favor of full delegations so that ab pa*« of every county in the state will be represented since we are fully organized now in every part. Last year it was different. have t>cen so very wrong, these hard times, caused by unjust laws enacted by the Republicans and executed by Cleveland under j the endorsement of that party, ; to have let a county so far away from the capitol cast a full vote but they didn't. | An onknown tramp was run over and killed by a frieght train Wednesday, about six miles east nf rioT1 _,_ Ferry ' ^ and one arm were cut off and it Still it would not is supposed he fell off while riding upon the brakes.— Elmore -1 ß u n tf m Beckhar went up on the moun I tains after a load wood and as y et nothing has been heard of him. and as he had food enough to last only one day considerable excitement has been caused on It is re On Sunday, July 29th, Charles ...... account oi nis aosence. ported that one of the horses a " i Cn ^ e .' * a nf nT-j and badly swollen. On Tuesday of this week a couple of men ., ? , ° Ut bUt ™ 5*? j° 1 e nussm £ man. an on ^ °T t , e same r 8 ._ üarS mo iwif-.e a posse o ™ n and at this writing nothing has been heard of the result. There ; fo muc h speculation as to what is the cause of Mr. Beckhar's On Monday last an order was post ed in the shops notifying the men that on September 1st, or as soon as work was completed on two engines now undergoing re pairs, the shops would be closed . for an indefinite time, . ._, ,, . , aaoT e ^ a bard bioW to the a meckardcs and laboring men who J rears kave tolied at tbis P 0 ^' and t0 tüe ganeral community, for though the monthly distribution of wages • Shoshone was always a fairly : ac tive town. : xvhUe at Bellevue this week, in : formed several there that a number of the men were offered situations at Den\ er, -Omaha and Green River. We regret to see thein forced to quit this place, but are glad to learn there is a possibiüty of their soon bemg at \^ork agnin .—Shoshone Journal . non return and it may be possible that he has met with some ac cident, and if so. will be in a terrible position without food or 1 water.— Malad Enterprise. The Young Walters. Wouldn't it be a good idea if at the meeting of the next legisla ture a bill be introduced to the effect, that the state create a icensus bureau for the purpose of tethering statistics and the enumeration of population. It is 3 we li known fact that the na tional census enumeration of the state of Idaho fo 1890 was not the population of Idaho was not ^iven in fuU: that in manv instances to our per SQnal fo^-iedge. the names of many people were not placed upQn ^ register. It could be easily conducted with but little ^p^ ^ ma de a i«rt of the Q f the assesors of the sev of (?ra j counties of the state to col i lect names and statistics, and j^ve them compiled and printed f or reference and distribution by tke state auditor.— Caldwell Trib une. The president has nominated Tho[lias Tetter, of West Yirgin of > ^ Hidiau agent at Fort herd, who was drowned at the Payette bridge near Emmett July 6th. was recovered yesterday ten miles below the bndpe m a Bats': Statesman \ The body of Thomas Shep sloug l?