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THE KETCiUM KEYSTONE.
*i Ihkih iI Kvs-rv THCJtSDAY MOKNINIi at KETCHUM, IDAHO. Town Topics. From the Keystone, greeting. And a merry Christ mas to all. Go to Baxter's Hotel if you want a square tneal. * E. F. Pinkham is our pioneer hard ware man. Our mid-winter weather is as mild as sourthern climes. Christen as Cards in prize designs at VI. L. Marx's. Bellevue. See the liberal advertisements which I. 1. Lewis has in this issue. Go to the drug store of I. I. Lewis ,fc Son when you want a good cigar. 'Turkey on Toast" at Baxter's Hotel on Christmas. Advertisements and local notices must be handed in by Tuesday evening to in sure insertion on Thursday. The Ketclmm Hotel has been doing a rushing business of late. Mr. Baxter understands his business. It won't be hmg now before we hear the limn of business from the blast of the Philadelphia smelter. Go to the City Meat Market if you want a fine fat turkey for Christinas. Pete Wise has lots of 'em. The Ketchum Keystone kan ketch kousideral/xe kasli kustomers from the upper kountry, and she w ill strive for it. If you want to try a little genuine •tangleleg" go down in the tunnel under J. O. S. &, Co's, store. We know. * The Philadelphia Company have eight hundred tons of $175 ore at their large smelter ready to start on in the spring. Everyone interested in Ketchum should take the Keystone and send it | where ituAvill do the country some good Mr. Dow reports to us no more snow anywhere on the road to Sawtooth. 47 miles northwest of Ketehum, than there is here. Examine the advertising columns of this paper and you w ill learn who of the business men of Ketehum are interested in her welfare. You cannot find a handsomer Xmas present for a friend or sweatheart than one of the many elegant cards displayed at M. L. Marx's, Bellevue. The Schwartz Bros, are a genial firm, and have a good trade. They have a large line of provisions which they offer cheap. Don't forget them, boys. The druggist Lewis has a full line of medicines, but the health of the place interferes w ith his profits. He is com - polled to sell low to compete with old Health. The Cranston stock of goods is fast disappearing, under the management of Mr. Loomis—"theright man inthe right place." What goods he has left are go ing cheap. You need not go out of town for any thing—except a minister, but you can get married here, nevertheless, as Judges Miller and Hudson are always to be found in town. A good hall is being prepared at Saw tooth for the dancers on New Year's Eve. V number of our people will join the denizens of the burg on that occasion. V good time for them, we venture. The railroad ties whizzing, smoking and booming through the slmte down the mountain side west of town, pre sent an interesting spectacle when surveyed w ith the aid of field-glasses. Snow only twelve inches deep on a level, and such lovely weather! Ladies out in summer saques sud gents in blouses. Where is the cold weather and «Jeep snows? Is there an "old inhabi tant" who knows of their w hereabouts? Vennor has no business here. Our merchants are now drawing their balance sheets and come out of their ! counting rooms with gracious smiles. ! No failures in Ketehum by her mer chants. ., , ... ... , ... I borne of our citizens talk of putting . *i , iii t i . an injunction on the two blacksmiths of *i . .... « I*. I ■ .1 the town for disturbing the peace of the .... , . : people by the noise of their hummers ; , .. I .. and anvils so early in the morning. | The roads are so good from here to , Blaekfoot that the stage drivers hardly ! know how to kill the time. They are j ahead of time schedule every day. i Hope there will be no obstruction to it ' all winter. , j All parties who are mining near hen this winter report success. They are j taking out much more and better ore j than they anticipated. Many thousands j of dollars worth of (iff Will be' mined here this winter and smelter or shipping in Mu- early spring. We see by our exchanges that Miss Fannie Miller, daughter of our esteemed I c , nz; ii. J- Miller is eliciting much fa \ora Je comment in her publie récita fions at the social unions at her home, ; Augusta, Maine. We hope she may at [ some future time entertain Ketehumites in like manner. j ready for tint- ! Everything usually considered as be ! longing to "general merchandise" is kept in stock at the stores of Pinkham & Leonard andJ. O. Swift A Go., and is of ill»High for this far fered at prices low .-ve the pa- ' ! They des» away country, tronage of the community for pionecr j I I ing this branch of business. Mr. R. C. West, our genial restaurant caterer, returned last week with his bride. They were serenaded the follow ing evening by the Silver Band. Mr. and Mrs. W. responded in splendid style. Mrs. West is a Michigan lady, and much admired by our people. We w ish them I a long life of happiness and prosperity. 1 ! Mrs. Himes, of the Ketehum Lodging House, know s how "To manage that bmffY The accommodations are aH that ness. the traveling public could wish. She has had to turn many away for want of j rooms. Next summer she double the number of rooms, built an addition, here next summer will be second ton on the river. will have having ! The accomodations i one j j j The, Lightuing on Wood River. The incorporating of "The Wood j River Telegraph and Telephone Com- ! pany" is an enterprise unlooked for in this country so soon, ness men see the need of it. However, all busi- j The iu corporators, Messrs. Miller, Leonard, Chloecy, Lewis, Kingsbury. Hurley, Cannady, Oldham and sfevend others, are deserving of much credit for their enterprise. It is a strong company of strong business men', who know the needs of the people, is already let and the poles erected as soon as thé ground w ill per mit. Burkett, The pole contract will be The (oming Christmas at Ketchum. By the way the committees, who have the entertainments for Christmas Eve in charge, seem to be moving about, we should judge no stone will be left un turned to make a good time for all. All the little folks an* to be made happy, so Santa Claus announces. Mrs. Anderson and Mrs. Lewis, and other holies have prepared "open house" for him. and we know he will be liberal this time, having fallen in so good hostess' hands. Mrs. Pinkham, Mrs. Afontz, Mr. E. F. Pink liani and Mr. E. R. Leonard will dis pense some fine vocal music for the »* 11 - tertainment. Mr. Leonard is said to la? the finest tenor singer in the Territory. The Ketehum Silver Band will also ren der some fine music. A class of the Sunday school children will sing a few select pieees. The entertainment con eludes with h ball. All will lx» there. ! ! The Railroad to Ketchum. From information direct from railroad ; headquarters, it appears we shall have ! the railroad here in the early part of the i I season. We are promised the railroad 1 1 within fortv miles of us in season to re ceive freight and passengers for our sum ^ 1 n : mer operations of iKH'i. We are not at ! ; 1 liberty to name the lioint at present. It * 11 1 will continue to the upper waters of . The , Wood river as rapidly as possible. ! Timber Department of the railroad corn j pany arc pushing the tie and bridge part i of their business in this section with as ' much vigor as circumstances will per- j mit. Tlicv have about one hundred , j men at work on Wood river and its tri- ; butanes, and would have had more, per j j ,ia P* doubl, ' th '' number, had nota few j j I w -<»rk, u t the prices given, they j fair , mv per hour, and make as good wages as at any other winter work. | ; ^ large amount of money will be eircu- j [ py railroad company's agents.! >b>ssrs. Coe & Carter. Mr. L. H. Russell ; is their manager here, and no better j ' been sent into the conn- ! articles been published in different pa- j j pers about the country to the effect that ! ! «hopjiera could not make a living chop-; ping at prices given. Such reports be- ! work, i long to those who do not want The facts are, for the number of hours! man could ha ! try, a« lie is familiar with every part of I the business. large supply store her» . necessary article for canip life is kept j Any one can ! He is in charge of the where ' ami supplied to the men. ! work, as they advance supplies to all I who w ill engage to make tics. We eon- , j grajbulutc the company in sending so | I goqd a man here. Mr. Russell's stay ! will probably be two years, or until the I railroad is completed through our rich j mineral country. The U. P. don't let I 1 up-r-uever—until they complete their ; I ! work. Town Site Patent Secured bj Ketchum. mmjiuim isYhe first ttwnrm thcTivrr ' in which its settlers can own their own! property by title direct from the Gov of j eminent. Many obligations nr»* due j Messrs. Lewis seid Hudson, as well as i ! the Trustees, for their correctness and | i the business-like manner in which tiie j documents were presented to the au- | j tliorities at Washington. Not a paper came back for correction or a »juestion j asked. We hope the trustees of other towns will be like fortunate. Lots are Soon the town of , j being taken rapidly. ! Ketchum will be a city. Only think of | it! instead of trustees, a mayor and a ; Who will be the first alderman? None fat enough v»*t. in j board of aldermen. Publication Dav of the '*Kei stone. The next number of the Keystone will be issued oil the first Thursday in January, and it will appear regularly thereafter on Thursdays. One week is be skipped between the first and mini lier in order to get time (cond to secure j advertisements and to take subscriptions. It is hoped that every one interested in the success of Ketehum will do some thfhg toward furthering this enterprise, of no one thing so valuable I j a.s we know in | to bs, just at present, as the appearance, week, of a representative journal. once a j j so ! j - j la? i Taylor k Hastings, ASSAYERS AND SÜRYEYORS.* Ketchum, Idaho. Furnished Throughout with Spring Beds. Everything New, Nêat and Complete, MRS. A. HIME, Proprietress. •i. il. i>. i>. ; ! i 1 ! 1 XDIEZtsTTIST, Main Street, Ketehum. T'liomuH Mifclitdl, LEA »VILLE HR EWER Y . . Cerner et Main aid River Streets, Ketchum Idaho. j Louis Huberts Still holds forth at CAPITOL SALOON. ; j j ni i *iL" 0 TT7 i • Ijl&CKSIIiMM & WlMMMlIlP | "w 0 j ESTABLISHMENT ; If 7 OU. want anything in their line j ÄL ! Ketchum, Idaho. Ketchum, Idaho, Where everythin* is arranged for t he on, j venlcnce and enjoyment of i*tron*. Htratirl,; ! pntl fanc Y drinks and fanny smokers the Capitol excels in. are whs ! i Alndiwoii «V Masiibur Will lie idad to see you at their >i I j ! I. I. L«*wis, NOTARY PUBLIC. Experience of Thirty-one I connecta I ve yeu> a« Notary Public and Conveyancer. , | ! Main Street, j Office at Dbuo Stoke Ketchum < « «*<>. 1*. I 1 ol«l »*11. ; I Jl STICK of the PEACE. SURVEYOR AND CIVIL ENGINEER. ' Main Street, Hailey. j (»»'in Wii loon. i | JAMES FENNING, Proprietor. | Main Street, Ketchum. Wines. Liquors and , makes and brands. i> Ciirars of leading | a ; V m is <t y e I-. X. I. XjDEWIS. Ten years active experience in Sampling and Assaying Ores. CHARGES REASONABLE. is I I ! Oltlve in K«ar of I »rim Store, . KKTt'HlM. I ; i I 1. 1<\ Si I* vvnr*«i. PROPRIETOR j I I Ketclmm dinner? vi News DEPOT. Newsj>ai«ersi, : Blank Books, Ciiiar*. Stationery. Playing Partis Tobacco. Confectionery. I Toilet Articles. Watches, Clocks, Jewelrv a no 1 Drugs Main Street, Ketchum ROBERT MeTAGGERT, MANUFACTURER OF SNOW-SHOES, Ketchum, Idaho. < 'easting shoes, plain. *ft long, per pr. $/. Heavy, **xtra long. sh»H*s. per pair, ÿî Fancy shoes, ladies' or gents'. to $10