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W. ANDREW WHEELER, LESSEE, EDITOR AND PUBLISHER. SATURDAY. ■JUNE rr, issa. SILVER LEGISLATION. According to tho Washington corre •pondent of the New York Herald, Con gressman Weaver of Iowu, a Greeubacker, and Senators Jones of Nevada and Hill of Colorado have signified their approval of a new scheme for silver legislation, which is to be pushed in the next Con gress. Here are the priucipul points of the schome: First—Issue certificates on the deposit of silver bullion at its market price at the time of deposit expressed in dollars, which shall stand us the declurcd value of the certificates while in the hands of tho public. The average value of silver for the previous month might be tukeu us the market value at the time of deposit. Second—Huoh eertifieutes to be mude legal tender for all purposes except in transactions between private parties. Third—They shall be redeemable in lawful money, or at the option of the Government in silver bullion at its market price at the time of redemption. When received into the treasury for dues to the Government or redeemed in lawful money, they shall be held and paid out again as other currency; but when redeemed in silver bullion, to be canceled and destroyed. Fourth—The coinage of Bllver to be suspendod until required aguiu to meet tlie actual demand for silver dollars. On tho coinage of any bullion the cer tificates representing the bullion shall bo onnceled and destroyed. Fifth—Fractional silver, or at least the half-dollar pieces, to be mude full weight and full legal tender, and the redemp tion subsidiary silver to be discontinued. Sixth—Withdraw tho one und two dollar logal tender notes without reduc ing the total value of greenbacks; also tlie flve-doilar bank notes, and issue one, two and flve-dollur coin notes, based on the silver dollar now coined dollar for dollar. Seventh—Redeem and reooln the trade dollar into standard dollars of frac tional coin. The Keystone is of the opinion that the above is not approyed by Senator Jones of Nevada. It is hardly possible Senator Jones will give one iota from his fixed stand on the silver question— s free and unlimited coinage of the same —a legal tender in all cases und under all circumstances. We can't approve the first section of the above—the issuance of certificates on the market value of silver bullion. There ahould be a luw enacted by Con gress discontinuing the silver certificates now issued, and place the silvor coin in the hands of the people—-In the channels Of commerce. Silver money should be as good ss gold or puper money. In the second seotion of the above we would amend by uddiug "a legal tender in all and every money transaction." The fourth section is entirely wrong. As long as any kind of money is coined or stamped, silver should be used without restriction or limit, ss com pared with other metals. All silver, as well as other metal coins, should be be made full, standard weight, and all bank notes should be withdrawn from circulation. If puper money is to issued the Government should do the issuing direct—no Becond hands needed. The seventh section meets our hearty sanotion. Trade dollars should all be recoined and Congress should pass a law ■compelling bankers in the East to take and handle Bllver coin. The money speculators of the Eastern commercial ocliters are the only enemies there ure to the silver coins. Compel them to handle silver or suspend operations, by nil act of Congress aud then the silver question will be settled. Then our silver liiiulng sections of the West will be valuable and prosperous, thousands of the poorer class of citizens all over our land who will never object to taking silver iu exchange for thujr labor. Give the country plenty of money —silver money st that—ancl she will bo prosperous and progressive. We well luiow this is not what the few hundred money-sharks of tho East want, but wo want it and all the nation demands it. What nation will stnnd by und see a few ■men tlx the price the Government shall place upon its own coins iu time of ponce, but this? It's time to a t°p it. Tbo Ibiill'/Times seuds to New York for FoiuTh of July racing and baseball printed posters. Why don't tho Times do ns it preaches — patronize home industry, and not send the money out of the country? Any other printing-office on Wood River would liuvo done the work aud^ept the money ut home. There are SOME SILVER SAMPLES. There ia one feet which the business men und bunkers of the East should keep in mind while they continne their, warfare on silver. If they persevere until, by sheer force of numbers, they crush out silver mining, they will cut off at the same time two-thirds of their gold product, for silver and gold sleep in the matrix in tbo rocks. At the same time they will cut off a market for millions of dollars' worth of their supplies annually, for quartz mining is a business which is more dependent on them than uny other. It can only be carried on by a vast expense, and it produces nothing except money. The acoounts of a great mine in machinery, tools, powder, belting, truck, oar, cable, timber, labor aud other things is equul to from thirty to eighty per cent, of all its yield, and all this comes indirectly from the East, save the labor charges, and the laborers depend upon the East lor thier clothes and much of thier food and drink. Quartz mining is the industry of several States and Terri tories, and directly or indirectly the prosperity of a million people rests upon this industry. If tho East thinks it would be better to crush this out, the West can stand it if the Bust oun. To stop silver mining will cut off $15,000,000 of the $25,000,000 of the gold now being annually dug fiom tho mines. That will not leave enough for the arts. When that shall bo accomplished it is not clear that there will be no more ery about gold leaving the country? There will be no gold to go. California produced in twelve years after 1049 some $800,000,000 In gold. In the sumo year tho treasury of Groat Britain was replenished by a stream of gold from Australia. Still, when our war waged sore, the need of specie was so urgent that could the Con federates have secured possession of Cal ifornia and the Comstock the credit of the United States would have gone to zero in 1863. It is strange that the mem ory of those days does not conie to the men of the East now. And in view of these facta, which is best, to crush sil ver out of existence ns money, or to repeal the senseless legislation which is aimed at destroying half the real money of the world? Letter List. T 1ST OP LETTERS REMAINING IN THE Postoffice at Ketchum, Idaho, July 4, 1885, which will be sent to the Dead Letter office if not called for iu thirty days : HankH, George Bostrom, Aug Bochring, P Connor H T 3 Curtis Everett B 8 Douthltt I G Pevitt M C Dey Robert P Dunford Chas Lambert C L Mc v: ullen D&n O'Neal James Parker J R Quillin M C Shepherd Frank Simmons James Tucker Mrs M A Twead William Ilildebrandt. Herman Tripp John Houland H H Jordan Mrs N J 'i'anuer Howard Wood E D 2 Persons calling for any of the above letters will say " Advertised," and give date of list. K. B. WILLIAM B, P. M. It PLAIN SEWING REPAIRING AND CLEANING GENTLEMEN S CLOTHING GO TO MXtS. E. WHEELER, On Third Street, South eide, Fourth Houbc from Main Street Charges Moderate. 1776 1885 — CELEBRATION OF INDEPENDENCEDAY AT HAILEY, IDAHO, JULY 4, 1885. President of the Day, HON. JAS. H. BEATTY. Vice Présidente : COL. K. A. WALL, CAPT. LUSK, COL. FRANK TAYLOR, W. H. ATKINSON. of Grand Marshal - - - W* T. EILEY. Literary Exercises at the Grounds: Musi© by the Band. Prayer—Rev. I. T. OSBORN. Musio. Male Quartet: "To Our Loved Native Land." Reading of tho Declaration of Independence— HON. V. S. ANDERSON. Music— "Star Spangled Banner." Chorus of 40 Voices with Band Accompaniment. Poem-MRS. N. M. RUICK. Music—Cornet Duet—FOOTE AND LARSON. Oration—HON. LYTTLETON PRICE. Mude—" America"—Chorus and Band. Races ! Races ! Races ! July 2nd, 3d, 4th and 5!h. (See Race Programme). A match game of Base Bull in the Afternoon. The Grandest Parade wince the D»vh of '70, at G:bü P. M., by the HORNIQUIBRIN1QUKS. In the evening will occur a Magnificent Dis play of FIREWORKS, lashiug t GRAND INDEPENDENCE BALL at the. New Hotel. Saturday Evening, July 4th, under the auspice» of the Hailey Hose Company. Salute of Thirteen Guns at Sunrise. National Salute, Thirty-eight Guns, Meridian. Territorial Salute, Eight Guns, At Sundown. hours. at Greenhorn &Rumsey Successors to T. E. Clohecy & Go. KETCHUM, IDAHO. The Loading Wboleml. and Retail House on Wo it River for Mining and Family Truie, Keep Constantly on Hand i Full and Complete Line of Staple ai Fancy Groceries I Crockery and Glassware, BOOTS AND SHOES, HATS AND CAPS, WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS, GENTS' « 111 1 SADDLERY and GRAHv Buy ing from First Hands for Cash and ai Bottom Fivures, We aro Prepared to Furnish the Trade andCustom - s at Figures that Defy Competition. SATISFACTION GUARANTEED. Au out for the Studekkerlagons s We Keep on Hand a Large Assortment Spring, Farm and Ore Wagons > Also, Agents for HERCULES POWDER. OSTCall ftnd Examin before Purchasing Elsewhere. GREENHOW & RUMSEY. NEVADA HOTEL ! Hailey. Mrs A. Himes has secured the Lodging de partment of the above-named Popular House, And asks the patronage of the traveling public. There are over 25 rooms, well furnished and well ventilated. The house is situated in the central and business part of the city. Remem ber the place, the Nevada next door to Restaurant. The Nevada Restau rant is Hotel. Entrance OPEN DAY AND NIGHT, And supplied with the best that the market af fords. aras. a. himes. Hailey, May 16-tf. Ketchum House, Third Street, Ketchum, 3d Door from Main. First-Class, well furnished, commodious rooms. GOOD STRING BEDS AND THE MOST QUIET PLACE IN TOWN FOR A NIGHT'S REST. Rooms Accessible at All Hours. MES. M. COSTELLO, Propr. THE ENTERPRISE RESTAURANT! Newly Re-Opened! Under the Old Management. — SEE ME — For Bill ol Fare and Ratas ! &. C. WBST, Prop'r. A ADAMS, —Manufacturer and Wholesale and Retail —Dealer in— Rough t Dressed u m oer - and— SAWED SHINGLES and MOULDINGS. REDUCTION ■ -IN Ill -AT L. SCHWEITZER'S. W. A. CRISWELL, COMMISSION MERCHANT, AND WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALER IN FLOUR, CORN MEAL, CRACKED WHEAT, ETC M And all kinds of GRAIN AND CHOPPED FEED At the lowest cash rates. FLOUR FURNISHED IN CAR LOTS. THE BEST BRANDS EVER SOLD ON WOOD RIVER. WE HAVE CONSTANTLY ON HAND THE PATENT ROLLER , DESERET AND CENT1ML MILLS GOOD FLOUR. EVERY SACK WARRANTED. Consignments Solicited. KETCHUM, : ; IDAHO. : : f PALACE HOTEL, MAIN STREET, KETCHUM, IDAHO JAS. JUDCE Proprietor A First-Class House in Every Respect. TWENTY-FIUE ROOMS FURNISHED THROUEHOUT WITH SPRING BEDS, Dining Hoorn is Run on the European Flan by JAMES JUDCE, Proprietor; MEALS AT ALL HOURS OF THE DAY OR NIGHT. ORDER WHAT YOU WANT AND PAY ACCORDINGLY. NO CHINESE COOKS EMPLOYED. GILLETTE & EVANS 5 —Dealers in— Stoves, Tinware, Hardware, Miners' Tools, Table and, Pocket Cutlery. Guns, Plolois, Ammunition, Fishin£ Tackle , and Sporting Goods. ^ TIN AND [SHEET [IRON WORKJOJRDER. Doors, Sash and Blinds. IRON AND STEEL O OTQrders by Mail will receive prompt attention. We aim to give satisfaction. Gillette ft Evans, : : ; Ketchum, Idaho. CHEAPEST PLACE ON WOOD RIVER TO BUY FuRnItUrE CaRpEjS AND -IS AT G-eo. M. Snow's, MAIN STREET, KETCHUM, IDAHO, AGENCY FOR THE GENUINE SINGER SEWING MACHINES. ALWAYS ON HAND. PARTS AND FINDINGS STEWARD BROS., Have just added to their stock of stationery and Fancy Goods a complete stock ef DITTOS -A.ZDSTJD MEDICINES, TOILET SOARS, HAIR, TOOTH AND NAIL BRUSHES, PERFUMES, COSMETIQUES, TOILET WATERS, FACE POWDERS, POWDER BOXES, <fcC„ <fcC. Prescription* Carefully Compounded. Also, Dealers in WALL PAPER, CHIMNEYS, GLASSWARE, MAJOLICA WARE, MIRRORS, PIPES, TOBACCO CIGARS; IN FACT, EVERYTHING TO BE FOUND IN A FIRST-CLASS VARIETY STORE, INCLUDING ths Beat Assortment of Stationery and Blank Books on Wood Hirer. Remember the place—POST OFFICE STORE. Livery, Feed and Sales STABLES, In Mctrler's Block, Main Street, Between Fourth and Fifth, Ketchum, Idaho. First-Class Buggies, Carriages and Saddle Horses ALWAYS ON HAND AND TO LET. HORSES BOUGHT AND SOLD! HORSES BOARDED! lly the Day, TVeek or Month. First-Class Day and.Night Heiideus in Con nection with the Stables. In Connection with the Above is I I A HEARSE ANO UNDERTAKER'S ROOMS ! I ! GEORGE W. METZLER, Tro'r. New Stage Line. The Traveling Public are hereby infoi'med that M . M. Moore has established a Tri-Weekly Stage Line , by which quick time is ? I de Between Ketchum, Bayhorse, Clayton, Chains, Bonanza, Custer, Houston, -AND Lost River Camps, AND ALSO BLACKFOOT. I The stages vill connect th î at June I with the Black foot and Challi* Stag»» i via tr no, I sit afforded Passet Lgt'W I inir either North ! May 1G—tf. r South. M. M. MOORE.