Big Cleanup Will be Made
in Idaho Placers.
Sturgil Bar, the old placer camp
down the Snake from Weiser has been
a regular producer in a small way
for twenty-five years. The Baker
Herald has the following informa
tion regarding this season's work at
"Messrs. Heed, Kobinette & Co.,
the owners of Sturgill bar placer
mines on Snake river, are wearing
broad smiles these days. Ten thous
and shining dollars lying exposed on
the bed rock is the cause of the
smiles. Never in the history of
Sturgill bar did prospects look bright
er or the glittering gold more beau
tiful than the present time as it lay
scattered on the bed rock in the
flumes. The "yaller stuff" is much
Plenty of water is also on hand
for a prolonged run and very con
servative and experienced placer
miners place the clean-up at easy
$10,000, with a probability of $15,
Moreover, the mistaken idea
of the gold being fine is exploded by
beautiful nuggeis from the size of a
flax seed to a walnut. In fact Slur
gill bar may be termed a coarse gold
proposition. It is the intention of
the owners to keep mining full blast
until water slacks which will be in
the fall, when, we predict, one of
the finest clean ups in the state of
Oregon will be made.
On Star Routes.
Mail contracts which
effect July 1, 1902, for the
formant e of mail service on the star
routes in the states and territories,
provide that, in addition to carrjing
the mails to the various postoffices,
the carrier is required to deliver mail
into all boxes aud hang small bags
or satchels containing mail
on posts that may be erected along
the line of route This will be of
great benefit to the residents along
the mail routes, and all should avail
themselves of the privilege of a free
State Fish Commissioner Van Du
mb has decided to pm in a fish hatch
ery in the Snake river at the lower
•nd of Morton Island, about two
miles from Ontario.
tlon with Deputy
Brown, who has the work in charge,
learn that approximately 115,000
will be expended in building aud
maintaining the hatchery,
the hatchery is in operation it will
give employment for four or five
men the year round.
The young fish
are kept in the rearing grounds until
they are about one year old, when
they are turned loose
at desirable points
operation of a hatchery here will be
a big thing for the people of this
country —Vale Gazette.
Prof. I. G. Russel], U. S. Geolog
ical Surveyor under the new irriga
tion law, spent three or four days
near Vale last week to determine the
feasibility of the artesian water
He was well pleased with his
examinations, and stated that he was
of the opinion that plenty of arte
sian water could be obtained there
with but little difficulty,
creek," said he, "is especially favor
able for the enterprise. "
stated that artesian water could be
out the Malheur valley by sinking
wells well away from the foothills.
Strayed from Indian Grove last
April, one iron gray mare weight
about 1100, branded G. R. on left
ahoulder. I will pay $10.00 for de
livery of said animal at the Weiser
Gun repairing promptly and
iafactorily executed at Sheffield's
On Last Sunday as we were return
ing from our visit to Helena we hud
me pleasure of visiting with A.M. Tous
ley. the owner and sole inhabitant of
what is familiarly known as "the one
man town." We were shown over Mr.
Tousley's placer diggings upon which
he is at present working every spare
moment, owing to the limited supply of
water. Right here we want t" say that
this was our first visit to genuine placer
diggings. VVhi'e liiere Mr. Tousley
"panned out" a shovel full of dirt and
produced several colors of coarse gold the
sise of pin heads. Hut that was only a
The Tousley placer diggings are lo
cated between Helena and Landor-, not
far from the famous Peacock copper
mines, and consist of four claims They
are without doubt a bonanza in them
selves. Tlie gold is coaise, of a rich
y-llow color and almost pure, going $18 -
1)0, and running 6 cents to the ounce in
silver. Mr. Tousley is at present en
gaged in cleaning out a large open cut
which when completed will he covered
over with a larsre shed and otherwise (ire
pared for all winter working.
Tousley's placers are very pecu
liarly situated inasmuch as they are
near the summit of a mountain that
seems to pitch sheer clown into the
center of the earth. From Snake
river a mountain rises at a slope of
shout to 1 for 5000 feet ami way
up there, in a slight dent in the moun
tain is the ground mentioned above.
The gold is thrown off from a buried
ledge near by and if Mr. T.everstrikes
the ledge that supplies the gold he
will have a bonanza. He lias been
driving tunnels for some years trying
to strike it.
The tor Group Sold.
The Razor group consisting of three
claims located in Thunder Mountain,
about 300 feet from the Dewey mill
site, were sold yesterday for a neat
The claims are considered quite
valuable as they are located upon the
dyke between the Fairview and the
The purchasers are people residing
The deal was
made by Dr Ustick of this city.
D. MacKenzie.a mining expert, will
leave next week to inspect the prop
erty and arrange for immediate devel
The purchasers are men of means,
and have purchased not to sell again
but to develop a mine.
in Scranton, Penn.
n I, . , _
Blue print Thunder Mountain
map«, accurate, $1.00 each, post
n «;,4 ii q - —,
paid. At Signal office.
J. Ü. Levander was up from Goff
to attend the democratic committee
meeting and to replenish the stock of
his merchandise store,
der served two terms as county com
issioner of Washington county
before his arrival here
ago, and there is talk that the dele
gations from some of the Salmon
river precincts will present his name
to the county convention as a nom
inee for the commissioner from the
W. M. Eddleman and son, Mr
Kutcman, Mr. Lysagbt and others,
arrived in Weiser Sunday and spent
the day here. They are from Wealh
erford, Tex., and are old friends of
Geo. W. and A. A. Moyer. The gen
tlemen were traveling in a private
car and had expected to atop here
several days to hunt grouse and
prairie chickens, but found that the
game law forbids that sport until
The following are the new officers
and committees of the Outlook Club:
Mrs. E. D. Ford, pres.
Mrs. E, A. Paddock, vice-pres
Mrs. C. E. Lynch,
Mrs. M. Wheelhouse.lreas.
Executive Committee—Mrs. F.
Foster, Mrs. H. Haas, Mrs G. W.
Reading Room Committee—Mrs.
Barton, L. G. Wilkerson,
Mrs. Wm. McBratney.
Educational Committee—Mrs. L.
L. Fellham, Mrs. W. Sommere
man, Mrs. O. M, Harvey, Mrs. R. E.
Harris. Mrs. M. Sommer,
Repairing of every kind at
gun and cycle shop.
B. E. Jennbt.
State Senator Alexander Houlahan
of Heath, Idaho, is making one of
bis periodical visits to the city, save
the Salt Lake Telegram. Senator
Houlahan lauglud when asked as to
which way the political cat would
jump in Idaho at the coming election,
he said; ''There isn't any question
about it. The fusion ticket will win
just as certainly as the election is
held. Governor Hunt leads all the
gubernatorial aspirants, and will be
renominated and re-elected. We
will also carry the legislature."
Fruitgrowers from the vicinity of
Perkins held a meeting in Boise Sat
urday and made the preliminary ar
rangements for the erection of a big
prune evaporator. The prune crop
in that locality gives promise of be
ing very heavy and the growers are
afraid prices might slump and they
would lose all the profits of the crop.
In order to fortify against that con
dition, they will dry their prunes and
ship them to maiket whenever they
choose. Perkins is only about four
miles from Boise
High grade cigars at postofflee.
Bicycles repaired at Jenney's.
Wagons, buggies, hacks at Fergu
son's second-hand store.
To Cure a Cold in Une Day.
Take Laxative Brnmo Quinine Tab
lets. All druggists refund the money
if it fails to cuic. E. W. Grove's
signsture is on each box. 22c.
At the Lick Creek House, near
Seven Devils. Fine hunting and
fishing. Daily mail. Telephone in
Lick Creek House,
Bear P. O , Idaho.
ORDINANCE NO. 62.
An ordinance to provide for the boldine of a
special election in the City ol Weiser. Idaho,
lor the purpose of submitting to the qualified
electors, who are tax-pavers thereol. the ques
tions of the issuance of municipal coupon bonds
in the total amount of forty thousand dollars,
for the following purposes, to-wit: *33,500 00
bonds to provide for the purchase of aud con
struction of a necessary svstem of municipal
water works, buih iugs and building sites, a d
to supply tiie same with water for municipal,
lire protection, domestic, commercial and sani
tary purposes and uses by the city aud inhabit
ants thereof *3 500.00 bonds to provide for the
purchase and omis« ruction of a system of elec
tric lights for the streets, public buildings and
public grounds of said City and for domestic and
commercial purposes by the inhabitants thereof;
13000.00 bonds to provide for the establishment,
equipment and maintenance of a fire depart
ment and for tiie purchase of suitable and
essary apparatus, buildings and building sites
for the use thereof; and to provide for the col
lection of an annual tax upon all the taxable
property within the City of Weiser, Idaho,
sutllcient to pay the interest on said bonds as it
falls due and to create and constitute a sinking
fund for the payment of the principal thereof
within 20 < oars from the time of the issuance of
the same as they become due.
Be it ordained by the May
the City of Weiser:
Skctiom I. That a aneoial election of the
qualified electors who are taxpayers thereof, of
the City of Weiser, Idaho, shall beheld therein
on the 31st day of July, 1902. for the purpose of
submitting to the said electors the question of
the issuAnce by said city of municipal coupon
bonds, in denominations of 1100,1500 and *1000 00
each, payable within 20 > ears from data of issu
ance, redeemable at the pleasure of said City at
any time after the expiration of ten years, bear
ing Interest at a rate not to exceed 6
per annum, Interest payable semf-aiuiually.
In an amount In the aggregate not to exceed the
sum of *40 OOO.OOand to provide for the levy and
collection of an annual tax upon all the taxable
property of the City of Weiser sutllcient to pay
the int> rest upon said-bonds as it falls due and to
create and constitute a sinking fund for the pay
ment at any time after ten years of the princi
pal of said bonds as they respectively become
due. for the following describe«! purposes, towit;
1st. Municipal coupon bonds to the amount
of »31.600.00 to bedesignated as "Water Works
Bonds" to provide for the purchase of all ma
terial necessary and for the construction of and
maintenance of a complete and neisessarv system
of muuicipsl water works, buildings and build
ing sites aud to supply the ssme with water
for municipal, fire protection, domestic, com
mercial and sanltsry purposes and uses by the
City of Welser and by the inhabitants thereof
2nd. Municipal coupon bonds to the amount
of »3600 00 to be designated as "Electric Light
Bonds" to provide for the purchase of all neces
sary material and the construction of a com
plete system of electric lighting for the streets,
public buildings and public grounds of said
City and for domestic and commercial
by the Inhabitants thereof.
Municipal ««upon bonds to the amount
of 13000.00 to bo designated as "Fire Department
Bonds" to provide for the establishment, equip
ment aud maintenance of a fire department aud
for the purchase of suitable and necessary ap
paratus. buildings and building sites for the
and maintenance thereof in said City.
Said bonds, or anv of them, if authorized by
vote of the qualified electors who are tax-pavers
thereof, shall be payable 20 years from their
dar« of Issue,but shall be redeemable at the pleas
ure of the said City of Weiser at any time after the
expiration of 10 years from the date of said Is
suance and each bond shall bo redeemed in
order it is numbered. Said bonds shall bear in
terest at a rale not toexceed 6 per Centura per an
num.interest pa, « able semi-annually,and shall in
all reapeots comply in form and issuance with the
provisions of an Act of the Legislature of Idaho
entitled. "An act to provide for the issue aud
sale ol municipal coupon bonds, by incorporated
cities aud towns; for the application of the
funds derived from the sale thereof; and to pro
vide for the payment of the principal and in
terest thereon." passed amt approved at the 5th
session of said Legislature in the year 189« and
contained in Sections 1937 to 1945 inclusive of
the Political Code of Idaho, edition of 1901.
Suction 2. In order to provide for thé
ment of the interest on such of said bonds
are authorized to bo issued
tion herein provided for ami
stituto a sinking fund for the
of the principal thereof at maturity a
1,1 ■*" «'her city taxes,
shall be annually levied and oolieoted on all of
the taxable prouerty in the said City of Weiser
sufficient lo meet the interest on all of such
bonds as raa> be issued and outstanding from
time to time promptly as the same matures
and also sufficient to establish and maintain a
sinking fund which shall be sufficient to pav all
bonds called in after 10 years and before the
luruy thereof and also to promptly meetîthe
ment of the principal of all bonds S
at their maturity.
S-0TJO" 3. /.t least SO days notice of the
tune of said special election is hereby directed
to be given by publication in the "Weiser Sig
nal aud the "it e ser World," two weekly news
paper. published in the said City Jf
Vt eiser and of general circulation therein and
said election shall be conducted in ac
cord «nee with the Ordinances of Maid ntv anf *
' he J'**V f th L s J uu ' of Id " ho *» *ueb Smseî
mao« and provided,
1 _ S J CT 1 ' 0 ,'! \ Th« voting at said election shall
be by ballot, and the ballots shall b« so prepared
as to permit the electors to express their desires
on the issue or each one of the said three classes
and Council ol
t the eleo
pay mu nt
B i Cickcd (be Platter
—the little scamp,
blame him, for we have done the same \
thing with the I
McCormick Mowers j
McCormick Rakes |
McCormick Headers *
McCormick Binders \
Warranted to wear, i
But we oughtn't
® The best machines manufactured.
®. Repairs always on hand at
«I HAAS BROS.
f bonds separately. Such form of ballot shall
1st Proposition—133,500.00. Water Works Bonds.
IN FA VOR nr issuing bonds to the
amount of »33*,600 00 to provide for r ^
the purchase of all material neues- ff 1
aary and for the construction of and 1 I
maintenance of a complete and ß
necessary system of municipal
waterworks. bnild : ngs and building sites, and
to supply the same with water for municipal.
fire protection, domestic, commercial and sani
tarv purposes and uses by the City of Weiser
and by too inhabitants thereof.
AGAINST issuing bonds to the
amount of $33.500.00 to provide for
the purchase of ail material neces
and for the construction of
maintenance of a complete and
necessary system of
11 h ici pal _
water works, buildings and huiloing sites, and
to supply the same with water for municipal,
fire protection, domestic, commercial and sani
tary purposes and
and the inhabitants thereof.
is by the City of Weiser
2nd Proposition—$3500.00. Electric Light
IN PA VOR of issuing bonds to the
»mount of $3500.00 to provide for
the purchase of nil necebsary
usnal and the construction of a
complete system of electric lighting
for the streets, public buildings
and public grounds of said City, and for oumes
tic and commercial purposes by the inhabitants
AGAINST issuing bonds to the
amount of $3500 00 to provide for
the purchase of all necessary ma
terial and the construction of a
complete system ol electric lighting
for the streets, public buildings
and public grounds of said City, an
tit*, and commercial purposes by the inhabitants
d for domes
3rd Proposition.—$3000.00 Fire
IN FAVOR of Issuing bonds to the
amount of $3000.00 to provide for
the establishment, equipment aud
maintenance of a fire department
aud for the purchase of suitable
and necessary apparatus, buildings
and building sites for tiie use
and maintenance thereof In said City of Weiser.
AGAIN&T issuing bonds to the
amount of 13000.00 to provide for
the establishment, equipment and f
maintenance of a fire department, f 1
and for the purchase of suitable I I
and necessary apparatus, buildings V ß
and building sites for the use and
maintenance thereof in said City of Weiser.
Each qualified elector voting at said election
shall indicate bis choice on each one of the
three propositions, by placing a cross (X) In the
appropriate circle on such ballots.
None of such propositions shall be deemed to
have been carried unless assented to by a two
thirds vote of ihn qualified electors who are tax
payers in the City of Weiser, Idaho, voting at
Skction 5. This ordinance shall be In full
force and effect Horn and after its passage, ap
proval and publication.
Passed and approved the 23d day of .June. 1002.
Attest. THOS. E. KELLY.
STEWART H. TRAVIS, Mayor.
Notice to Creditors.
In the Probate Court for the State of Idaho, in
and for the County of Washington.
In the matter of the Estate of Daniel 8. Glas
Notice is hereby given by the undersigned,
administratrix of the estate of Daniel S. Glas
cock, deceased, to the creditors of, and all per
sons having claims against said deceased, to
present them, with the necessary vouchers,
within ten months after the first publication of
this notice, to said administratrix, at the office
of John W. Ayers, ln Weiser, Washington
county, Idaho, the same being the place for the
business of said estate.
Johu W. Ayers, Attorney for Estate.
Dated June 27. 1902.
Notice of Assessment
Sutinyside Ditch Company, Ltd.
Principal place of business. Welser, Idaho.
Notice is hereby given, that at a meeting of
the directors, held on the 12th day of April, 1902.
an assessent of two dollars and fifty cents per
share, was levied upon the capital stock of the
corporation, payable in cask, money of the
United States, on or before the 12th day of June,
1902, to H. A. Crowell. Treasurer of the corpora
tion. at W'eiser. Idaho.
Any stock upon which this assessment re
mains unpaid on the 13th day of June. 1902, will
be delinquent and advertised for sale at public
auction, and unless payment is made before,
will be sold on the 13th day of July, 1902. to pay
the delinquent assessment, together with costs
of advertising and expenses of sale.
By order of the Hoard of Directors of the
Sunnyside Ditch Company. Ltd.
Dated this 24th day of April, 1902.
T. C. Williams. Secretary.
Notice is hereby given, that by virtue of an
order of the Board of Directors of the Sunnv
side Ditch Co. Ltd. duly made and entered on
the minutes of the meeting, on the ft *.h day of
August. 1902, the time within which the pay
rue ut of the assessment mentioned in the fore
going notice, and levied on the 12th day of April.
1902. may be made, is extended to the 15th day
of August. 1902, and that any stock upon which
said assessment is unpaid on the 16th day of
August. 1902 will be delinquent and advertised
for sale at public auction, and unless payment
is made before, will be sold on the 13ih day of
September. 1902: to pay the delinquent assess
ment together with the costs of advertising and
the expense of the sale.
By order of the Board of Director* of the
bunnyslde Ditch Co. Ltd.
Dated this 12th day of July. 1902.
C. T. WILLIAMS. Sec.
Drying preparations simply Uerel,
op dry catarrh ; they «!ry up tlio secretions,
which adhere to the lacnitmino and decom,
pose, causing « f:u- move ncrioua trouble than
the ordinary form of catarrh. Avoid all dry
ing inhalants, fumes, smokes and »nulls
and use' that which clcauses, sooihes and
° * v H ( r " Bm is such a remedy
aud will cure catanh or cold in the head
easily and pleasantly,
mailed for 10 cents.
A trial size will be
„ , „ All druggists sell the
' ,0 Si, S120- E'? Brother., :,(! Warren St., N Y
. Th® Balm cure:, without pain, does not
imtote or cause sneezing. It spreads itself
over an imtaled und angry surfaoo, roliov
tlj '' P rtillfu l inflammation. I
With Llj s Cream Kalin you ore armed
against Maud Catarrh aud Hay Fever.
EDWARD SHAINWALD, President.
C. J. SKLWYN. Cashier.
HERMAN HAAS, Vice President.
STATE BANK OF IDAHO.
Capital Stock $50,000.00
DIRECTORS—Edward Shalnwald, Andrew Adams. M. McGregor, Isaac
J. A. McCune, Herman Haas, C. ,T. Selwyn.
CORRESPONDENTS—Boise, Capital State; New York, Mercantile National'
ha, First National; San Francisco, Wells Fargo: Salt Lake, McCormio A Co.
A general banking ouslness transacted. Interest allowed on time deposits,
change drawn direct on the principal cities of the United States and Europe. Drafts'"«« •
Hong Kong, China, at San Francisco rates. Special attention given to making collections ♦
and handling bullion. Highest prices paid for all kinds of warrants, •
; Oma- |
After Good Meat
We supply our patrons wuhl
the Best Meats obtainable,
is the only way to get and hold]
the best trade—and that is wliil
we cater to.
A. B: Withey
Now selling lo tne people of
Weiser, milk from the only herd of
Jersey cows in Washington county,
delivered twice a day to any part of
I Sell 16 Quart-Tickets for$l.
Cream at 35 cents per Quart. Sep
arated Milk at 10 cents per Gallon.
GIVE ME A CALL ....
A. C. Mitchell.
Let me give you figures on any
thing from a cottage to a mansion.
Special attention to country work
—bouses or barn*.
A. J. HOPKINS
There is a Best
DIAMOND "Ö" SOAP
» m MÎT UBHMT SOAP,
showing over 300
premiums that may
be secured by saving
free upon request.
Send your name on
% postal card, and
wc will mail you the
catalogue , , , , , v
k ,c a: *. v- •
THC CSDANY PUIN Q0 n
o— -<r» *<•*»***
II 1-4 x 16 x 16
FANCY SCREEN DOORS
TELEPHONE—Office 38 N. Residence 51 F.
To the right party we will give excln*
give sale of our product in Washington
county. Require limited advance pay*
ment for goods. Address International
Power Vehicle Co., Drawer O, Stanford,
A. B, Anderson. Pres.
Geo. C. Bradley, Cashier.
C. M. Hixon, Asst. Cashier.
E. M. Barton, Vice Pré».
The Bank of Weiser,
CAPITAL STOCK, *1*0.000
Director»—A. B. Ander»on, E. M. Barton, 8. M.
Barnett, Fred L. Taylor, J, W. Ayer«. W. K.
Sommercamp, Morris Sommer and C. M. Hlxoo.
We transact a general banking business, sell
ing exchange, drawn direct, on all the principal
cities of the United States aud Europe.
All kind» of warranta bought, and money to
loan on gtxid security.
We solicit your business.
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