Camas Prairie Chronicled
VOLUME 17. NUMBER 5.
COTTONWOOD, IDAHO, FRIDAY, JAN. 29, 1909.
$1.60 A YEAR.
WITH EVERY SACK OF
Goes our guarantee of qual
Made from the pick of
plump, healthy Bluestem and
Turkey Red wheat and milled
under conditions of absolute
cleanliness, it makes the
sweetest and most nutritious
loaf of bread that ever came
out of the oven.
Every Empty Bag Makes a Fine Hand Towel
Ask Your Grocer For
MILLING CO., LTD.
Will Drill A New Well.
Joseph Uhlenkott, who has
been drilling for some time on a
well for the city water company,
has abandoned the old well and
will drill a new one. Owing to
the amount of water in the old
well it was found to be necessary
to rim out the hole and put down
casing to shut off the flow of
water so that the well could bo
sunk to a greater depth. After
going down about 25 feet the rim
bit struck a hard bowlder in one
side of the drill hole and could
go no farther as the bit kept
sliding off and making a crooked
hole. Mr. Uhlenkott then de
cided to abandon the hole and
forfeit all the work done on it.
He moved his drill and engine
across the creek Wednesday and
started a new well about 150 feet
from the railroad bridge, where
he will continue work until a
sufficient flow of water is se
With good luck it is expected
that the well can be finished dur
ing March so that the pipe for
MONSTE R CLEAR AN CE SALE
At the People's Store.
This is not a Clearing Up of Old Stock, as we have none--it all went up in the Big Fire. What we mean by Clear
ance Sale is to close out such lines as are going out of season—such goods as Ladies Fascinators, Ladies Furs, (we will
cut the Price in Two on Ladies' Furs), Wool Hose for Ladies, Infants' Hoods and
Coats, Ladies'Knit Leggins, Kimona Cloth, Wool Underwear for Men, German
Socks, Felt Boots, Lined Gloves, Caps, Sheep Lined Coats, Mackinaw Coats, Etc.
We are especially long on Men's Coats and Vests, also a number of full suits,
and have made an exceptionally low price on them to move them quickly.
We have a limited number of Heating Stoves at from $2.25 up. If you are in need of a Cook Stove huy nothing
but theMATCHLESS. We have them in stock. They are fully guaranteed and if not satisfactory the range belongs
W. G. and you get your Money back.
A nice line of Lace Curtains and Curtain Goods
by the yard, Laces, Over Laces, Braids, Ladies' Belt
ing, Ladies' Muslin Underwear, and nice line of Rugs.
We are again in shape to fit you out with Hamil
ton, Brown Shoes.
We also carry Floor Mattings and Linoleum and
will be glad to have you come in and get our prices
before purchasing elsewhere.
THE PEOPLE'S STORE, W. G. BRUST, Proprietor.
the water system can be deliver
ed here early in May at the latest.
Forest Store Sold.
M. S. Hendrickson, who re
turned the first of the week from
a visit to Forest, informs us that
the store at that point has been
sold by the Idaho Store Co. to
Clyde Clovis, who has had charge
of the store for the past few
years. Mr. Clovis is a young
man of ability and has worked
up a large trade for his store in
the country surrounding Forest.
That he will continue to make a
success of the business is a cer
It is reported that the company
above named contemplates put
ting in a store at this point early
Roy McKinney is at Grange
ville this week assisting at the
Mr. and Mrs. Will Crawford
came up the first of the week
from Palouse City to attend the
funeral of John Blackburn.
Measures of Various Kinds That
Are Now Before Our State Leg
islature for Consideration and
A Boise dispatch of Monday
has the following to say regard
ing bills being considered by the
The bill giving the state of
Idaho representation at the Alas
ka-Yukon exposition in Seattle
passed the house today with a
single amendment attached to it.
The change stipulated that the
board of commissioners to be ap
pointed by the governor should
be non-partisan. It carries an
appropriation of $50,000.
The following were among the
bills introduced today in the
house: Declaring it unlawful
for any company supplying water
under a municipal franchise to
collect money of any water con
sumer for making connection
with the mains.
Regulating the sale or delivery
of deadly weapons to minors un
der 16 years of age, providing
penalties for violations and ex
empting persons threatened with
Fixing the salaries of county
officers: Recorder, $800 to $2000;
assessor, $800 to $2000; treasurer,
prosecuting attorney, and probate
judge, $500 to $1500; superintend
ent of education, $1000 to $2000;
surveyor, $50 to $800; coroner,
$50 to $300.
Providing for the issuance and
sale of state bonds of $200,000 to
continue the construction of the
In the senate: Extending the
time of lease on state school lands
to accommodate dry farm com
munities; permitting corporations
to change their names when too
long or otherwise not suitable.
Two legislative documents were
today placed in the hands of the
governor for his signature. They
are the senate joint resolution by
Whitaker of Bonner, which pro
vides for preservation and publi
cation of the history of Idaho
written by John Hailey, and
house joint memorial by Ander
son of Nez Perce, petitioning
congress for the immediate im
provement of the Columbia and
Snake rivers. Both will be ap
Items From Various Places Re
produced for the Benefit of our
Readers-Stories Rehashed from
Culdesac fans have this early
in the season organized their base
ball team and expect to make
other aggregations in this part of
Idaho sit up and take notice this
High water at American Falls
last week caused a number of
bad wash-outs on irrigation ca
nals in that section and a great
deal of work will be necessary to
put the canals in shape to hold
Kooskia citizens are consider
ing the advisability of building a
levee along the east bank of the
South Fork near that little city
in hopes of preventing future
floods there from ice jams in the
stream or rapid rising of the
The Lewiston commercial club
has forwarded a bill to Boise
asking the legislature to make an
appropriation of $20,000 for the
purpose of establishing a state
fair at Lewiston. The club agrees
to donate 40 acres of ground for
fair purposes and to raise $5,000
The Spokane, Portland and
Aberdeen league base ball teams
are going to do th&r training at
Lewiston this spring preparatory
to entering the seasons games.
With this bunch in town Lewis
ton people will get quite an idea
of how Northwestern league ball
will be played this year.
The body of an aged Chinaman
was found floating in Snake river
near Waha landing ten miles
south of Lewiston late last week
The body had been in the water
for some time and is thought to
have been that of some China
man engaged in mining on the
upper river and who feli into the
stream in some manner and was
Felix Martzen was in the city
yesterday on business from Wi
Read the new ads. of W. G.
Brust and the Farmer's Store
Owing to a misunderstanding last week the same
"specials" will prevail at the Farmers' Store that
were advertised for Jan. 23rd, so that all may be
LADIES' SPECIALS IN UNDERWEAR
Ribbed Non-shrinking, the $1.25 kind, Special price--------95c
Ribbed Non-shrinking, the 65c kind, Special price.........50c
Fleece Ribbed, the 60c kind, Special price..................45c
Navy Blue Shirts, the $1.50 kind, Special price..........$1.20
Army Flannel Shirts, the $1.50 kind, Special price.......1.20
Gray Mackinaws, the $3.75 kind, Special price.............3.00
Gray Mackinaws, the $4.00 kind, Special price.......... 3.00
Dark Mackinaws, the $4.25 kind, Special price.......— 3.00
Santa Claus Soap, 7 bars for...................... v ..........-25c
Specials for Saturday, Feb. 6th.
$3.50 and $3.00 Hats, Saturday special......................$2.00
$2.50 and $2.00 Hats, Saturday special.....................$1.25
LADIES' SPECIALS—AH Silk Taffeta Ribbon
No. 60, Sat. special.....-20c No. 12, Sat. special......9c
No. 30, Sat. special------15c No. 9, Sat. special......7c
No. 22, Sat. special_____ 12èc No. 7, Sat. special______5c
No. 16, Sat. special......10c No. 5, Sat. special......4c
15 pounds Fancy Japan Rice for...........................$1.00
Headquarters for School Books and Supplies.
FRED MERTES, Prop.
Dies From Cancer.
L. S. Ellis, father of Bert Ellis,
the local blacksmith, died at the
home of his son in this city Sat
urday morning from the effects
of cancer of the face, aged nearly
63 years. The deceased was
raised in Michigan and came to
this place last October. He
leaves a wife, two sons and an
adopted daughter, besides many
friends, to mourn his loss. The
funeral was held Sunday after
noon, interrment being made in
the local Protestant cemetery.
Johnnie Wilkes, who was recent
ly awarded the contract for carry
ing the mail between Vollmer and
Grangeville, threw up the contract
late last week and O. B. Evans, of
this place, is again in charge. The
schedule has been changed again
and the mail does not arrive
until in the evening.
Philip Kinzer, wife and family
drove to Cottonwood, Idaho, Sat
urday to see Mrs. Kinzer's mother,
Mrs. Bosse, who is quite ill.—Un
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school will hold a mock legisla
ture at the school house next
Friday afternoon and consider
able amusement is anticipated.
Everybody is invited to attend.
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