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Long Ualley Advocate.
Published at the Beautiful Payette Lakes, the Grandest Summer Resort in Idaho LARDO, BOISE COUNTY, IDAHO, THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 1905. NUMBER 23. VOLUME I. roseberry , Local Editor. IRENE BLANKINSHIP March 20, 1905. Roseberry Mrs. Chas. Willey of Boulder creek has been visiting her daugh Mrs. Earl Pottenger of this •ho has been quite ill for but we are glad to say iter, I place, some time, j? improving. Several people of this vicinity attended the funeral of Mrs. Sam ,1 Parks of Van Wyck, who was buried today. The weather is very disagreeable at present, raining [time. Snow is nearly all gone. Charles Suit returned home to day with a which will be used for fencing. most of the r load of barbed wire, mk J. Wooley is driving mail stage ■for Chas. Parks, who has been with ^|bis mother during her illness. W. E. Douglass of Bonanza Flat passed through here enroute to Van Wyck last Saturday. W. B. Boydstun of Lardo was here on business last week. I Roseberry, March 27, 1905. We heard this morning that Jas. Garrett is bringing a cook home with him; hurrah for Jim! John Cole and William Bothwell say they have a chance yet. There is to be a surprise party on Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Curl on the 28th inst., it being Mr. Curl's 60th birthday. Miss Irene Blankinship is stay ing with Mrs. Earl Pottenger, who j bas been ill but is better now. Miss May Blankinship is going to Meadows for the summer. CENTER C-L. HAMMOND, Local Editor. 1 Center, March 24, 1905. ^ C. Webster has had a well dug 011 homestead and some barn bers cut and hauled. ^ E rained 80Qle weather. ^ e nee( l a good physician and Ur E^on in the valley. ^ L. Hammond has Mountain T he Advocate $2 yesterday, snowed to-morrow we will get named View. per year. BEAVER MEADOWS Van Wyck, March 26, 1905. The grass is green, it may be 1 seen, on the east side of the river ; it looks as though, that over there, they have a cheerful giver. The storm of the last few days has caused the ranchers to increase the feed to stock; of course we don't mean to mention it. Mrs. C. B. Fisher of Van Wyck is a guest at B. L. Ward's this week, and is making a number of calls on friends here. It is learned that Andrew Nelson is not married, as was rumored, he has just got a new girl, that's all. Tom Matthews and J. A. Emer son are getting out materials to fence the former's ranch. j J. S. Rounds begins Monday to help get things in shape at Stunz's mill for spring sawing. Sunday seeing if he could miss any Tom Fitzm orris was at his ranch snow. When will we get our district telephone started and operating? B. E. Vegors is fencing off part of his ranch for a pasture. ALPHA Alpha, March 25, 1905. J. C. Carter and Lawrence Cross of Van Wyck came in on last Sat Mr. Carter had been urday 's stage. down to Sweet on business, and Mr. Cross has been visiting relatives in the east the past winter. Mrs. Wm. McCall of \ an yck, who has spent the winter at Meri dian, came in on Thursday's stage. She reports fruit trees in full bloom in the Boise valley. L. M. Gorton of Smith's Ferry looking after the telephone line in this vicinity the 22nd inst. from was The Scott boys came valley last Saturday. They in Boise have ranches up near Center. H. F. Strong of the Payette lum ber company was in this neighbor hood last week. and Hazel Westfall have Julia been ill the past week, but are bet ter now H Humphrey was transacting H. Wwvch on the 21st. business in \ - __) Subscribe for The Advocate. CRAWFORD D. N, HIGGINS, Local Editor. Crawford, March 26, 1905. Sunnyside teams are still haul ing hay out on to the Thunder Mountain road. Mrs. R. 1). Thomas received news last week of the death of her broth er in Missouri. Mrs. Emma Prunty and daughter of Kansas is visiting Thos. Prunty of this place. Ray Besecker has returned to his ranch in Scott valley. j H. F. Strong of Boise is a Craw ford visitor. r FERN Clara E. Cantrall. Local Editor. Fern, March 24, 1905. Quite a number of stock have I p een turned out on the range, but the recent snow storm has driven them back to the feed yards. John Cantrall have finished shingle cutting for the present, they have about 60 thou sand on hand. The family of S. L. Cantrall has been on the sick list the past week. Lafe and Happily Wedded at Thunder City. A pretty wedding took place at . , the Kentucky Home, 1 bunder City, | Sunday evening, March 26, at « The contracting parties and Miss o'clock. George L. Wootan Maud Moler, both of this valley. The ceremony was performed in of rela were the presence of a company tives and invited guests by Rev. F . rho used the beautiful service of the Meth J. Long, w | and impressive odigt church. The bride and groom i 00 ked very handsome as they stood j in the parlor where the ceremony The bride was beauti | took place. fully dressed in trimmings; conventional black. white with lace the groom wore the After con gratulations, the company vited to the dining room where a was ser was in de ii c i OU s wedding supper | ved by Mrs. Alvey. 1 After listening to some fine music by the Wootan Bros the «nests departed, wishing Mr. and Mrs. Wootan a happy, and prosperous voyage through life. Whitebird Destroyed by Fire. A dispatch from Orangeville to the Spokesman-Review says: Word reached here Thursday night that the town of Whitebird, on the Sal mon river, was destroyed by lire that evening. The total loss is $20,000, with little insurance. Whitebird has a population of about 600. The town is 20 miles south and west of Orangeville, and in a rich district. It has been a headquarters for stockmen for many years, and there are several small paying mines in the vicinity. The telephone line was burned down tonight and details of the fire are unobtainable, but the report received just before the wire broke was that the entire town had been wiped out. Several Grangevello people have started to the stricken town in vehicles, carrying supplies for the homeless. Methodist Sunday School Organized A Methodist Sunday school was organized at Van March 26. elected: Wyck Sunday, The following officers Snpt., Lee Biggs; were Asst. Supt., Mrs. Fannie B. Long; Secretary, Agnes Carter; Asst. See., Mrs. Gertrude Noland; Treasurer, The teachers Win. McCall. Mrs. arc as follows: Bible class, H. C. Sims; Intermediate class,Mrs. Long; Junior class, Mrs. Alice Sims. The school will meet every Sun day afternoon at 3 o'clock at Nol and's hall, and will be followed by preaching service. All are invited to attend these services. Arrangements are being made for an by this school on Easter program to be given Easter Sunday. School Report, District No. 24. Number of pupils enrolled 34. The following pupils have not been absent during the past month from the time of their entrance till the close of the month, ending March 20: Poro, Albert Eloheimo, Betsy Kos ki, Lena Wilson, Fiena Nasi. James Dark wood, Teacher. or Arthur Shaw, Gust STRAY—Yearling red steer, left ear slit, no other marks or brand. Animal has been at my ranch, three miles southeast of Lardo for some months. Owner please pay charges and take animal away. Charles Koski, Lardo, Idaho.