SANDPOINT, IDAHO, FRIDAY,
JANUARY 10, 1002.
IN A. STEINLEIN,
[CO 0 NSELOR-AT-I. A W.
ion given to collections.
LS. L. HEITMAN
O. F. PAGE
IYSICIAN AND SURGEON
it Foss' Drugstore.
In All of Its Latest Branches by
DR, J. B. BUCHANAN
KS, WATCHES and all
j .KINDS OF JEWELRY
A. R. SWEET,
Ills of Repairing Done Promptly
.All Work Guaranteed
W. E. HUTCHINSON,
lent for the QUEEN Insurance Co.
J. K. ASHLEY,
Sand Point, -
VILLI AM ASHLEY, Jr.
p: Claims. Homesteads. Etc., accurate-
kv cd. and draushtinR neatly executed.
k-s furnished for »11 kinds of work.
). W. De KARR'S
..Tonsorial Parlor h
For a First-Class
have, Hair Cut, Sea
oam or Shampoo
It Rooms in Connection.
and Cold Water, Medical £ j
ake and Vapor Baths.
? ! Parlor
j r $
A Choice Line of
Cleaned From Oor
KxrhaiigF, and Other
Phe St. Maries school is clqscd for
an indefinite périr, d on account of s<
let, fever epidemic
of that town.
among the children
The St. Maries Courier takes the O. ;
I N ' CompiU,y SfiTere,y task for|
ack of accommodations in the way of !
station facilities at that point. j
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famlt «- f n Ur . A1 . ene Press Sash ll,;it
James Clovers place on the St. Joe
river is under quarantine on account
or a case of smallpox which developed
in a stranger stopping with him.
I rank Russell and a crew of 12 men !
left Coeur d'Alene last Wednesday 1
morqing for the St. Maries count rv
begin logging for the Post Fails
Henry Melder, collector of customs
at this place, and Mr. G. W. Dawson,
district deputy grand master, L O. C).
I., went to Priest River on New
Year's to assist in the public installa
tion of officers of Banner lodge, I. O.
O. !.. of that place, says the Koo
tenai Herald. They report a very en- j
Harry Baldwin, one of the early set
tlers at Sandpoint, was in town New
^ ear s day, says the Coeur d'Alene
Press. He says the town is
and enjoying a full measure of
The Epworth Leagues of Post Falls.
Coeur d'Alene and Ratbdrum will
hold a rally at Ratbdrum, Sunday,
has been arranged for the rally and
if the weather is fair a good attend
ance is anticipated.
An interesting program
! Mr. William O'llarra and Miss Kale
jThamke. two well known young pen- j
pie of Coeur d'Alene, were united in i
marriage Saturday evening at Rath
drum by Father Purcell. They have
fitted up a neat and comfortable home
in the Mims residence and will settle
down to housekeeping with the best
wishes of a host of friends, says the
The little steamer Juliaetta, owned !
hv E. W. Newton, was sunk at the
llarrison wharf during the storm
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which swept over the lake early last
Thursday morning and in raising the
boat her boiler wav from its fas
tenings and went down in If, feet of
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watet. In addition to the damage to
the boat about M00 in groceries and
provisions is a total loss.
A party of 12 Nebraskans arrived
last week from Republican City in
that state to settle in the vicinity of
Bonners Ferry. The party included
jj. N. Basque and family of seven,
Charles Skeels, son-in-law of the for
j mer, wife and child, and Sylvester and
j^* I John Skeels. They report that the
h drouth last summer determined them j
to seek a new location in a more fav-J
i ored country.
They are well pleased j
with appearances in this part of Idaho, i
U, T | l( , Bonners Ferry Athletic Club
lias elected the following officers for
the ensuing quarterly term: l'resi
dent Hi. Carlton: vice president, j
pc'' Fitotr secretary G V G ilht,rt
treasurer Em-ene' I>c.s;irmo; general
! manager, G. H. Albert : director». Ge„.
Causton. Lawrence Casey and Vil» rt
O wen-instructors. F. M. Crane and j
W C Welch: assistant. Elmer Daw- '
son; hag instructor. James Casey: jan-i
! itor, Dexter Williams. The club is in I
a nourishing condition and has a large
membership. It has secured the Carl-1
ton building for a club house, says the i
. A r
again camped at Moravia an 1 an ,
making the final «trttf l 1 " !
mute from Bonners Ferry U,Na
Nelse Peterson of Moravia, informs
the Kootenai Herald that the Great''
Northern surveyors—lt> in the party
I pies, instead of turning off at Brown's
creek as at present. There will be a
«00 foot tunnel on the line.
route in the vicinitv of Mirror lake is
u.t yet determined, but the opinion
: prevails that the road will go straight
mtZ the lake, with one lung trestle. ;
ffisSof going around. The inten
ions of the company about building •
. n( ,t known to tte public, but it is j
! generally believed that work
in the early spring.
i vt Bonners Ferry opinion is divided j
to the probable effect the new Koo
YOLNQ MAM'S TRIE CHARACTER IS REVEALED!
Ellis Martin, a Well Known Insurance Man, 1$ Accused of Ser
ious Crime and Becomes a Fugitive From Justice.
A fugitive from justice with the!
! crimc of ra P* ; charged against him, j
j af,p r escaping from an officer and d*- •
serting a young wife. Such in brief is
leading a double life, but who had, pre-last
vioU8 to these disclosures, borne a 1
fjlr!v reputation here. |
East Friday afternoon William Fa
who was acting constable here
during Mr. Baker's temporary ab- !
s-nce, received a message from the !
sheriff s office at Rathdrum directing .
him to arrest Lllis Martin, for whom
a warrant had been issued on com
the climax to the record of one of
! Sand point's young men who lias been
plaint of a wronged girl's father j
charging Martin with the grave crime !
of rape. With the assistance of Night
Marshal Sawyer, Martin was enticed
away from his home on Some pretext I
and placed under arrest. This meth
od was deemed advisable by the of
ficers owing to the delicate health of
Mrs. Martin, whom they were anxious
to spare from the shock and humilia- j
tion incident to the arrest of her tins- !
band at the home. !
After the arrest Mr. Sawyer, who :
was not then on duty as an officer,
turned the prisoner over to Mr. l a
ff« r - The prisoner begged nut. to tie
locked up until he could be taken to
Bathdruin. which courtesy was ex
j tondwl to him. After gaining this
ttrst point the prisoner asked and was
; granted the further privilege
j ing to Kootenai for an interview with
; t he wronged girl. A couple of saddle
i horses were procured and the officer
accompanied Martin to Kootenai, but
Martin did not accompany the officer
hack to .^midpoint,
which Martin had sought did not ter-
minate satisfactorily. and an opportu-
nity presenting, Martin gave the of-
ficer tin slip and has not since been
-ci . , , ... j
! The^ wronged y >ung lad> s ag». is
^ IVlli as '' *' 1 " ,u "' ' lf> ' lv '
Alberte ; a,,(1 «P l " a few week» ap.
she had tree» making her home with
, K . r par ,. n ,s at l'riest lliver. At,out
this tim«* it b <*aim* apparent to Mar
tin that hi* iilicit relations wit 1 1 the
">>'«'--tod not much longer hr
conceat ! from her parents and
f r i,. M ds. and the upshot was ti.at the
young lady, under th>- pretext of go
Ing to work In a store, left the pater
. nal home for S|H>k;*ne. She did not
lung remain in Spokane, bat came to
Kootenai where she was stopping
with friends when Martin sought tUu.
interview last Friday.
j t en ai forest reserve will have on the
Just how the father of the wronged
girl procured farts upon which to base
his complaint against Martin is to-t
definitely known, hut it is presumed
Nome U-lieve that there are
j advantages that will counteract the
i rjisudvitnlages. The government vs ill
sell the stumpage and mill men will
be able to secure saw logs mere satis
factorily titan at present, and Bonners
j Ferry's chances of securing »aw mills
may lie bettered. Tues.- opinion» a|>
pear to be based on the fa t that at
Priest River, on the borders of th- re
servent the same name, tw, mam
j moth mill concerns are going in ex
' peeling to secure stumpage on the re
serve, and Bonners Ferry may fare
William Sheehy, E. W. Wheeler, E
S . Crane. R. M. Wark and 11. O.
i Thompson were all in Ratbdrum last
! week attending the case of McGinnis
Ä Johnson of Wallace vs. William
• Sheehy. for the piwsession of the lot
I jumped by Sheehy on April 28, l'sil.
Isavs the Harrison Searchlight. The 1
, ^ rte< . id< , d in favor lhe plain
! tiffs. Mdilnnta ,v Johnson, the jury
The costs and one dollar damages were
of ll,e Jury *•
court's instructions and w, oerUlnly
add to the value of the t iles in our
; town. Ilw.ll at least show conclu
fact of moving on
• to a lot in the absence of its owner u
j not sufficient to hold it If there are
taxed up to Mr. Sheehy. The finding !
in accord with the !
any improvements whatever on the
lot in controversy, or if the owner is
. capable of showing that his intentions
j were not of such a nature as to con
that the girl's movements aroused
j suspicion and an investigation dlsclus
• ing the truth followed.
.wronged girl's brother-in-law, and
pre-last Saturday he went to Kootenai to
1 bring Miss Alberts home, and she
| readily contented to accompany him.
Mr. Lemiey is quoted as saying that;
no effort* or expense **i!l tie »p.,r« ; | loi
! bring Martin to jostle.*,
! condemned the officers' leniency and
. lack of vigilance, which resulted in
Priest River business
man. is the
lie st ronglv
To Officer Sawyer Martin is said to
j have acknowledged his guilt, excus
! ing himself on the grounds that "a!
young man must sow his wild oats.*'
It has also developed that the object
! self from the strong arm of the law.
! Ellis Martin is quite well known In
: this locality and hitherto had borne a
recently located here with his young
wire. On Christmas day a chi id was
t week aS'at'Ibe ,
()f \j arlm * s arr ,. sl grief st rick.*«,
vuung mother is re|x,rte.l t„ have b- en
of the interview which besought with
the girl at Kootenai was to !»-g of her
to lay the crime of which he w.ts
guilty at another's door. This the
girl is reported to have fiatly refused,
hence Martin's anxiety to free hint
ill in tied. Aft-r the arrest last i ri-i
«lay Martin .» said to have acquainted
i s wife wit b the fa, , hut assured her,
that the mtiler would very soon tie
satisfactorily adjusted atid that he;
would return home.
young woman and is said to lie well
connected at her former home lack m
Michigan, where Martin also hails
from. Through Officer Sawyer it 1.»
learned that she is facing this trying
Mrs. Martin appears to tic a refined
ordeal bravely, and philosophically do-
dares that since she was able to make
a living liefore marrvfng Marlin Mie
n(| fjoubt can <io so again. While
Martin left Imr little <>r no ready
money slm is not dost .tute and she is
said to have friends here who will not
.see her w„„t for anything. \s usual
the hvmpatbv of this onnimmiity is
with h»T, although her htiNhatui is
strongly ont ,denned.
]t bdmved hv the officers that
>j ir i;n has made his wav into t h,
Hriti^ti |x,ss, vsfi.iis. where h<- has a
brother. The crime of which h<- is
^uiltv (having acknowlt^iged tils
gmlt to Officer :mvo,t is rap", mad,
su because the wrongéd girl » uräfef
the age of consent, which in this slate
It is an ext raditaiile of
is is years.
ft*use, and if he can t*- I
will t*- brought hack from Canada,
Our statute» provide a long term in
the penitentiary for rape.
nmi wi:i:k of iustkict foiht
n-c«r.i at rr...-.-.<iii. K » iua i>> k.k.ix.i»i
t ou«iy » rrii>uu»i.
Ernst Julius Fisher and Ignaz Rot.
l>,f. nativ s of Germany, were admit
uM to citizenship. •
« tsc of Peabody vs. Johnson, d* -
fendant w;o. given 30 days to prepare.
HF and serve bill of exception» and
Mat -ment on motion for n-w trul.
« -v of St. Paul. Minneapolis \
Manitoba Ry. vs. \. Isiartz et al. cm-i.
tinned for the term,
«Ü« of Charles Jackson vs. Kather
in-Jackson. d.v„rce, M.>. Lindsay wa»
-M-i-'tot-i r-f-r- to take testimony in
writing and report to the court
proponents »"try Brady
wll > «"* wi ^ ,,ut a pl / v was
,,f ,larn ^ Vh -
^ney. divorce, prayer of plaintiff
1 Motion of proponents in Brady will,
f "r change of venue was denied.
Tim motion to appoint »n elisor lo e*.
dei>ut iw and the
î' 1 *
coroner were dis
! qualified from executing same was
! overruled The case lh ^„ rfI .
*u med with tlie following as jurors:
Charles Flatx, G. H. Kelly. W B. Rus
sell. L McLendon. Samnel Starr, A.
Jones. Charles Crockett. J.weph La
Rocque. Jacob Wilks. J. R Hageman.
W. R. Davis. J. K. Merritt. ConU st
nbS Irdtrali>f m* d
men ami trial or «awe resumed.
Case *»f Fannie Rumbaugli vs. Si
mon Rumba ugh, divorce, continued
for further evidence.
Brady will case In progress and will
continue all the week.
LOCAL rRüM KATUDRl'*
A Rerunl of the Week*« Map t»e
l uaatT k*L
School re-opened Monday with
attendance of over Ä0.
J. F. Schnieder of Seneaguotc..«
was in the city Monday.
The < )dd Fellows have pun hAw.1 .
•100 organ f>.r their hall.
Mrs. Ü. M. Hum ha ugh left for n*i
I home in Seattle Monday.
j F. F. Travis and wife left for tl*
! Hound on a visit Tuesday.
i transacting business here Monday.
M. P. Whitcanb of Clark Fork w«.s
A. A. Simpkins and Alice Brigg»
both of Spokane were married Tue*
day by Justice of the Peace Marsh.
George Peacock and family of lirai -
I te came to the city Monday and ar»
j bnardingat I he hum* of (Tcorgc Polrr
j for the present,
"a! The Forester of America will Install
officers on Saturday evening, Jan. is.
after »yhleh a banquet will beheld at
Percy Bennett and wife, S. !!. Wa'
kins, P. J. Patenaude and other» of
a Athol attended the K. of P. installs
' *■*'»•* Tuesday evening,
j George Reeves of Reardon, Wash
j an< j <p riv j s of - Sucker lake
^'''i New'V'car's Eve at Sp
kitno « *vl returned the next day t
' Heardon to reside.
the Hotel W right.
The Panhandle Ahstrart Company
will open an office in the near future
in the building formerly occupied b»
the Star restaurant.
ri-i ,l..bn < I'ibanrc and K. E. Henry o*
j Ronner» Kerry and V. A. McCall of
sandpoint arrived in town Tuetida
I night him in time for th- R.ithbou*
, >i»tcr»' lunch at the K. of p. Hall.
Last Fridav evening a man came
! down from Wright's camp at Norm
! pole, broken out with smallpox. II
belt, while he was fixing a stove pi i»
is Monday and was discharge.!. Tim
ha struck the stovepipe, and eith,
pie *,* .,f the pi,«- orthoHtoeljuckV
is , of th* bullet in the miiM-Irs
is h>s left
a ! »he K. of and Itithbone Sist.-r,
is | lodges on Tuesday evening wss a most
' « njoyable affair, and all present
t»r. .o-d a d* sir>. that the next install.,
l latlim be of the same order. Tic
! striking feature of the pr<«rst,
was taken In charge by the sheriff ami
placed under quarantine restrictions
lie was thouglit t<> lie («ist the stage
where there would I»' any danger of
transmitting the disease.
Sheriff Flyer's gun fell from hb
arm, inttictlng a palnft
though not dangerous wound.
The installation of the officers of
were the I>*hu» I fill and Impressiv,
i ceremonie» of the Sisters, to say noth
Ing of t|,e elegant lunch which we
»TAT r. SCHOOL AffOllTIO» Vt ».S I
AgçrrjfiHi* Ammint DhlAnl Atuong !l»r
Hrtrml 4 * ou h I ifbg for Stmlm I'm
merit for .lanuarv. as cert ified by tlo
s iiHwintendrut of schools to the slat•
auditor. The aggregate sum is *U
^-,.50. as against lk.tw>*.43, the apprr
- t i-nment for January last year:
i 'Ä wl
„ | The ate,ve is the semi-annual ap
following W ttic school apportion
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In the beginning God crestt-d tie
* I heaven* and the earth, tl»en the edl
tor arg] liberal advertiser and the
prompt paying subscriber, which wa
. „ savaan exchange The
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V,/'.* ft!,' îf^T r, ,' n ,.T
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I Vm-L .i. t o
tbc for > ear * "Hbout paying for
lt Afler lie had completed that ton
job and laving a few lumps of mud
left, be created the excuse of a roa i
W ) 1(l settles his subscription by in
structlng the post mas tor to mark ta»
i paper refused.
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