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W. S. Jones shipped a ear load of wool I on the steamer Lewiston this morning to the Pendleton scouring mills. There will be a vocal recital at the opera house touight. Captain John Kenzie, assisted by Miss Anna Kvendon, pianist, and local talent. Zed Edwards,constable of Lapwai^jre einet, brought in Keubeu Wapsheli and lolged him in the county jail pending a trial before the commissioner, Monday, for selling liquor on the reservation. There is a Gibson pillow on display in the Fashion millinery window today. Some ambitious young lady has put a pen and ink sketch of a Gibson picture upon linen and completed a pillow. It is a novelty that will catch public favor. Lewiston was the only clear spot ou the weather map of the northwest made by Observer Frank L. McClintic this morn ing. Of seventeen stations reporting in Idaho, Oregon and Washington, Lewis on is the only place that reported clear weather. Wm. Robnett will sever his connection with the Fletcher Hardware Co. today. On Thursday of next week he will start for St. Louis, where he will remain a month in the headquarters of the Sligo Iron Store Co. He will then return to the coast and sell goods for the firm hav ing his headquarters at Portland. A. McPherson state fruit inspector, left for Boise on the boat this morning to at. tend a meeing of the Horticulture board, which will be held in Boise, December 16. Mr. McPherson received a letter last night from the president of the board W. A. Couglianour, assuring him that the board would stand behind him IfV W Nf V o p y y yy y NP IF ' V HP V WW CHINA and LAMPS SNOWFLAKE COMFORTS.. © UR LINE OF CHINA IS COMPLETE ESI NOVELTIES. THIS IS LAMP SEASON FOR UP TO DATE GOODS, THAT EXCEL IN QUALITY, DECORATION AND PRICE, CALL ON US WHOLl SALb AND RETAIL McGILVERY & BOSTON, COMPLETE HOUSE HJKNISHEhS.......... mmmmwwwmmmmmmmmmt EAS Y PRICES EAS Y TERMS ousehold Furnishings AT THE LOWEST PRICES QUOTED IN THE CITY.*.* J. S. Cox Outfitting Co. IÜ4iUiUiUÜ4iUiUiUiUiUiUlUiUiUiUiUiUiUiUiUiUiUiUJ 3 3 IIS VI WWWWwW A Car Load Just Arrived CANTON Gang^ Plows,. (Er Acknowledged the superior of all make«, d, lightest draft, mat ' Con be adjusted to work on side hills ... Tht easi durable and turn the est handled, lightest soil perfectly. Can__ where others fell. Have dust proof hub bands and many points of superiority over all othm. Made in all sites with STF.El, or CHILLED bottoms and Riding Attachment. Compare them with others and see them work and you will buy a Canton. Manufactured by PARLIN & ORENDORFF CO.. CANTON. ILLINOIS CALL on Us Before Pur chasing and Get PRICES ) rnmjkrnmmmÆmm tFvTttV CANTON DISC &I HARROW. Is alt steel, which makes it very strong and durable. I I It is simple in construction and has less parts to wear , J chan any Disc made. The chilled journal bearings'are (j | entirely dust-proof and can be easily oiled. There is absolutely no end thrust to wear on the bearings. The gangs are so arranged that they cannot raise out of the ground in the center, but easily adjust them selves to dead furrows or low places in rough ground. A trial will convince you that the Canton is without an equal. Manufactured by PAULIN & ORENDORFF CO.. CANTON. ILLIN0I& fr * fr v yr The CASH HARDWARE STORE I carrying out the enforcement of the law. During Mr. McPherson's absence Wil liam Mohl will have in charge the work of enforcing the law here. His authority extends to arresting and prosecuting all cases of delinquency. The work of ex termination will lie pursued relentlessly. The county division fight is being taken up strenuously on the reservation. The prevailing sentiment is against the proposition. Petitions of protest are be ing signed geuerallv. At Nezperce pub lic meetings have been held to denounce the movement to divide the county. It is said by citizens of Nezperce that peti tions having over 1500 names secured within that part of Nez Perce county sought to be cut off will be in readiness to present to the legislature when the bill is brought up. The grade stakes are being set on the street work today preparatory for putting on the macadam. The crusher was un loaded today and will be hauled up to Delsol's Monday, where a framework is being prepared for it. The crusher will he set in the sidehill and the crushed rock carried by gravity process into bins below, beneath which the teams will drive to load by means of a loading spout. This handles the rock with the least possible loss of time or expenditure and facilitates the work. A Narrow Escape. Frank Arthur narrowly escaped drown ing at Stuart Wednesday evening. In stead of waiting for the ferry he attempt ed to ford the Middle Fork. The cur rent swept the horse off his feet. Arthur escaped by swimming ashore, the horse was carried down stream but finally landed safely. Arthur was a barber en route from his parents home to Spokane where he is working. He lost his bar ber's kit valued at $40 and some articles of value that were in a grip attached to the saddle. Coming and Coing Dr. K. Taylor, of Feck, is iu the city. J. N King went to Moscow this morn ing. J. W. Shannon returned to Stites on the morning train. B. G. Peters left for his home in Ken drick this morning. II. A. McGuire, of Anatoue, is a guest at the Hotel de France. Joe Trousdale left for Spokane this morning for a week's visit. J. A. Schultz, the Nezperce merchant, returned home this morning. J. M. Provost and Jose Nelson, of For est, are in the city today on busiuess. Mrs. S. T. Brown, of Mt. Idaho, lias ar rived in the city to spend the winter. . Len Chapman arrived in the city last evening with a raft of wood from North F'ork. J. W. Billups, a prosperous reservation farmer, returned to his home at Nezperce today. F. Ilinkly and wife will leave tomorrow morning for the east to spend three weeks at their old home In Minnesota Mr. and Mrs. Robert Johnson, of St. Charles, Miun., will arrive on the even ing train to be the guests of O. A. Kjos and wife Harvey Bundy and wife who spent the summer and fall at the Hump arrived in the city last night en route to their old home at Moscow, where they will spend the winter. Mrs. Reese, wile of Dr. Reese, probate judge elect, came down from Orofino Thursday to secure a house for a resi dence here. She succeeded in renting one of the Barton cottages on Normal hill and left for her home this morning. Fred Freundt of St. Paul filed on a valuable location near Ahsahka yesterday. S. R. Hogin secured the land for the en tryuiau. Mr. Hogin reports that there is a great demand for land now from visit ors who are from the east looking for homes. Money Id Flax. J. W. Billups, a prosperous reservation farmer, is able to demonstrate in a very practical way that there is money in flax. He had 330 acres in flax this year from which he harvested over 5,000 bushels, which at the prevailing price has netted him over $7,000. Mr. Billups en couraged by the outlook will have 620 acres sown to flax for the next season. The proceeds of this year's crop puts him in a very comfortable position and he will make a trip to his former home near Huntington, West Virginia, to spend the winter with relatives and friends. Quick Work. Mr. Sedgwick of the Northern Pacific Railway company paid to Assessor Spek ker, Friday afternoon, the sum of $9064, being the amount of taxes due by said company to Nez Perce county for this yéar. Mr. Spekker turned over to Treas urer Hasting, this morning, the aforesaid amount. The same wac apportioned to the various funds by the auditor, and $3000 worth of warrants were called on the current expense and the road fund and cancelled by Treasurer Hastings this afteruoou, and a check for the state's ap portionment will be sent Monday morn ing. Nez Perce county stands second in amount of tax money collected from the railroads, Kootenai being first. Coming Attraction. Like a freshly opened b >ttle of cham pagne the new "Turkish Bath'' has bub bled and fizzed its way iuto the hearts or the amusement loving people. Miss Etta Merris portiays the soubrette part with rare charm and refined meth ods, Mr. E. L. Graves the really funny comedian is too well known to require praise and the other members work to ff* tber in friendly rivalry to make the perfoi malice notably perfect. The cordial manner with which the play and company has been everywhere greeted is so pronounced as to leave no doubt as to their popularity and their ap pearance at the opera bouse next Mon day night is an ample evidence that the engagement will be a profitable one. lamplet • Title. W. R. Lake as attorney for the Scho field Syndicate made final proof by post ing and publication at the land office to day for the lo.ooo acres of white pine land recently filed upon. Mr. Lake will leave in the morning for the east to con sult with his company over his final re port and perfect plans for the future. He will return next June with Governor Schofield president of the syndicate and with others of the company. The pur pose of that visit will be to look over the ground to select a location for the mil ling plant that is to be installed to work up the product of the forest. The com pany desires to enlarge its holdings in the pine lands of the Clearwater and will be ready when the state lauds are offered to take a large block to be worked in con nection with what they already hold. Episcopal Fair. The ladies of the Fjpiscopal church be gan work today on arranging the store room in the Isatnan block for their fair which is to be given Tuesday and Wed nesday of next week. AJ1 kinds of fancy work will be offered for sale. In ad dition to this refreshments will be served through the fair. Church Notices. First Church of Christ, Scientists regu lar divine services are held in the Thatcher building on Main street at 11 o'clock. Subject. "The Sacrament.'' Sunday school at 12:15- Wednesday testimonial meeting at 7:45. Christian—Services tomorrow at the church on Normal hill as follows: Sun day School at 10 o'clock a. m., Y. P S. C / E . at 6:30 p . m p rea ching services at 11 and 7:30, which will be conducted by Rev. Whitkamper, of Moscow, in the absence of Rev. Pine. Everybody cor dially invited. Catholic—Services at the Catholic Church tomorrow. Holy commnnion at 7 a. m., high mass and sermon at 10 a. m. Sunday school at 2 p. m. Evening service at 7:30, by Father F'olchi, ofGon zaga College, Spokane. Weather Report. Lewiston, Idaho, Dec. 8,1900. Barometer 30.32, minimum in last 24 hours 40, maximum in last 24 hours 57, change in 24 hours, 2. Wind—Direction, east; velocity, 10. State of Weather—Clear. Precipitation in last 24 hour«, o. Weather Forecast—Generally fair to night and Sunday. The depression noted yesterday morn ing at Edmonton has moved to the upper lake region, and a very pronounced "high" has taken its place; another area of high pressure is still over the great basin. Cloudiness is confined to the northern plateau and portions of the western slope. Light precipitation occurred at Walla Walla, Tacoma and Daluth. Much cooler weather prevails along the northeast boundary, and at Edmonton and Alberta tbe temperature at 5 o'clock this morning was 2 degrees below zero. Weather bureau telephone No. 157. Frank L. McClintic, Official in Charge. The Lewiston Furniture and Undertak ing Co. have the neatest line of Xmas Rockers that you have had the pleasure to see in the city. 59-tf If you are looking for an Xmas present and do not know what to get, call at the Lewiston Furniture and Undertaking Co.'s store and see their line of Rockers. Don't wait, as the line will soon be picked over. . 59-tf The ladies—if you want to keep your husbands at home evenings get them a nice comfortable Rocker. The L. F. & M. Co. have them that will suit the pocket book as well as the eye. 59-tf The u Gateway" IS THE PRINCE OF 5 CENT CIGARS Sold by all the leading cigar dealers everywhere J. J. PHILLIPI, The Old Reliable MERCHANT TAILOR is now prepared to do business at the old stand. Suits made to order; cleaning and rapairing at reasonable prices. Carry a iull line of Foreign and Domestic Goods. Swanson street, back of Dr. Phillip's lesidence : : : : HEADQUARTERS FOR SHOES OF every description VISCOL WATER PROOF FOR THE WET WEATHER. RUBBERS OF ALL WIDTHS SIZES and LASTS Hastings & Butterfield THE SHOE STORE are cordially invited T O VISIT MY STORK and SEE MY IMMENSE LINK of FANCY CROCKERY FOR THE HOLIDAY TRADE BETTER GOODS THAN EVER LARGER VARIETY THAN EV ER. MORE 0» ciuR FAMOUS SPECIALTIES THAN EVER BETTER VALUES FOR THE MONEY THAN EVER... WHEN YOU SEE THIS ASSORTMENT YOU CAN EASILY MAKE UP YOUR MIND WHAT TO BUY FOR CHRISTMAS NICE ASSORTMENT of TIES GLOVES, PURSES), FASCINAT ORS and BELTS......... . f f 1 (u m J. I J. ALEXANDER^ m i Rooms 25c and 50c * Neat and Gean BOLLINGER HOUSE New Brick Building D Street x Between Third and Fourth Meals 25c LEWISTON, IDAHO y»v ¥w v¥»w¥v¥ | wwvy v v v v 1 >***»»q LEWISTON MILLING CO.. Ltd. -Largest Flour Mill in the State Manufactures CENTURY 1900 PATENT, CLEARWATER STRAIGHT; Graham and Whole Wheat Flour made on hurts. Feed of all kinds in stock. All orders promptly filled. FOUND An Appetite. t THE loser can be put into possession of his property by calling at the ...... W-S RESTAURANT * t 4> V & * J. O. VASSAR, Manager. LEWISTON F. B. WILLIS, Sec'y and Treasurer Furniture and Undertaking Co. Wholesale and Retail Coffins, Caskets, Robes, Embalming MOULDINfl, FRAMING and MATTINO are made • spec ially ... I....... Phone IU. Odd Fellows' Building.