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1 8 Pages 8 Pages ? I A Weekly Newspape r Devoted to the Interests of the Settlers of the North Side Tract. No. 15. Vol. I. JEROME, IDAHO, JUNE 15. 1911 $2.00 Per Year LAND OWNERS! Gehrmann Bros. make u s|«x-ially of converting nndevel ,,|rt*il land into Alfalfa McsmIown or Or rliards at moderate contract prices. Box 324 Jerome, Idaho. Coppdale Contracting Co. Plowing, Harrowing, leveling, Seeding, Hitching, Building, Alfalfa Mowed, Raked and Stacked Anywhere in Jonathan Valley Box 7, Coecnu.K, Invito. M. L. PARSONS The House Builder J ö n o m tv, Idaho Residence work a s|teeially. mg. Hesigning, t'ahinel Work. I 'outrait C. F. ANNETT .It -Tit K OK TIIK I'KAiK ( Mliee at C. F. Allliett ,V Sun's AiMM H llAHfl-AV IIinkvM Ha BARCLAY A. HALL I.AWt Kits Practice in all Stale and Federal t'..nrts .IntoMi, Idaho J. S. HARTSHORN I.HKNsKD AITTIONKKII Jerome Idaho J. F. GRINDER \ KTKIUS Mil AN t (Mice at Foster's Harn, JKIinM K IDAHO DR. E. D. PIPER IMty-ieian and Surgeon otliee at Jerome Drug Store JkKoMK, Idaho Wm. A. PETERS LAW VER VND IXINVKV V \l IM. NOTAI« V ITHI.Ii First National Bank Building Invito .1 cinivo: K. B 11 Milan K • Il III f. M IKIIV MARTIN &. HADDOCK ATTOUNKVS AT I AW Invilo .Han oik DR. J. F. SCHMERSHALL Over .li-ndiiu Orne Sl«»n* Main Slnvl Invito .1 1 im vi k A. B. STEVENS C. E. 1.1« KNsKh srilVKVnlC Irrigation and Municipal Engineer la-ave Orders at Jerome I h it cl. Idaho .1 Kin IMF Dr. LEON G. PHILLIPS DKNTIST Honrs, It to 12—2 to ô (■HUMAN Hi.no. I'llONK SO W. R. FORBES Baggage, Express and 1 ransfer PACKAGE DELIVERY UiinrlisiiiH Treatment Prompt Service. la-uve orders at Tacha's store Phone t'i H. T. PUGH stone mason Stone I louses a Specialty All Work Gnarantiiil Satisfactory . 1 er« hi tc. Main». Box 40Ö. 4 George Gem Ranch H. Lawshe Proprietor Stock harm HOLSTEIN CATTLE Hold* World's Record (or Butler Chester White Hogs Champion Dressed Carcass at 1910 International live Stock Show Chester While BARRED PLYMOUTH ROCK CHICKENS was a The World's Standard Fowl Stock for Sale Eggs for Hatching i»iiFi£Aii;i>. I'>v •! Vote Ilf til! 1 resilient* Ilf till' prui*isei 1 .lenniie Highway they hiive einphutieiilly that they are not ready as yet to ailnpt the system, a majority lieing i'ast against the voting precinct, not at all surprising to the "f the measure, after witnessing the untiring zeal and energy exerted hy the opposition, of eensure for those who tioiisly voted against the hut we do find that not lieing fam iliar with the provisions of the law, District pri lelaimed each measure in The result was friends We have no word rultseien measure they have listened to the words of a false prophet, who through selfish motives has put a wrong eoneeption "II some of the most prominent fea tures of the hill, and we lielieve that after a study, there will he a universal de mand for the establishment dislriet as projx.sed. As we predieted, Shoshone and ling adopted the measure hy large majorities, the people of those two districts emphatically proclaim ing hy their ballots that they had full confidence that the hill would bring about the needed reforms in •tiniest ly little careful if the (i road building. Jerome is the only section where the measure has been turned down, unless it Ik* in Ada county, where the issue was purely a local one and had no liearing on the general provisions of the law. We are but a small section of the but perhaps Time will In the meantime let us the agitation for g> We need them and must have them if we expect to keep pace with the progressive spirit that pre dominate*' in Sinthern Idaho. great state of Idaho, more wise than others, tell. coutume nnuis. still 1 Drifting Soil Prevented. Onr readers have probably noted an advertisement for the jiast two weeks of the t^uay Bros., of rye -I*i*i 1 fur sale, stating that it was the most practical crop to hold your land, while getting in an alfalfa \\V glean the following from f onr exchanges, which seems to U*ur out this assertion. The sys tem has worked successfully "it the Minadoka tract and should prove a valuable system to follow in certain sections of 1 liis tract ; "A sandy held was sown to rye in tin* early fall when the winds are not so troublesome. It was sown early enough to get a good stand and a firm root liefore cold weather field. •lie set in. In the spring ju-t as soon soil would possibly do to work, the Held was drilled to alfalfa m*iI, the rows crossing those of the rye sow ing at right angles, last drilling did not disturb the soil enough to cause drifting w hen Un winds started up. tention to cut the combined rye and alfalfa crop for hay. arc informed, no the treatment been tried. " (he as -( This It was tin* in So far as we Utter plan for if drifting soil has Sunday of medicine that is heilig llnise got a dose last the same handed out to the smaller towns of the state hy state health inspector After an Wallis, and his deputies, investigation of the sanitary, condi tions in tin* Capitol city, (liecilizens awoke Sunday morning to find only of her (wo of her hotels and tw first-class restaurants open for bus iness, the numerous other hotels and restaurants having been closed hy order of the inspector, good work go on. timi can not he paid to the health of the citizens of Idaho. Let tin* Too much :ittcn I'v a vote of (it to 21 the senate Monday adopted the resolution lling for a direct vote of the jh*o This ends the mat on pie for senator, ter as far as congress is concerned, hut il now has to he ratilied by the various state legislatures before the isure is adopted info the eousti tin*: tut iou. The state laud hoard have very emphatically proclaimed that it will Ik* useless for persons outside of the All state state to apply for loans, money coming into the hands of the hoard for the punx.se of loans, will to the actual settler in the first go state. invite yolik friends A Publicity Campaign in Which the farmer is Requested to Participate. It is the universal every citizen of this Side tract, that what need is more actual farmers of a progressive spirit, who can be per suaded to come here and help carry forward the work of development that is now so well under way,thanks to the courage and nerve of the opinion of great North we most pioneer who has been here since the opening. While the struggle has been a hard and discouraging the goal is about to be reached, as present season promises abun dant yields along all lines. Many of the pioneers on the tract have been adverse to inviting their friends here until the problem Jaul I wen mastered, but now w hen success seems to perch on the banner of the one, the sturdy fanner, we feel is the oppor tune time to herald our achieve ments to the world. The p rt > j m > - sit but confronts ns as to tin* most practical method of doing this. T miifh "hunk" and glittering liter ature has already been sent broad cast, ami the only method of con vincing the outside world of the wonderful possibilities here, is clear ami concise statements by the actual farmers who an* already on the tract. To this end a publicity paigli along this line has been in augurated, partially through the suggestion of the colonization agent cam nf the U. I*, railroad, who was here This jailicy will he pursued all over the tract, ami if the readers of the TlMK- will address their state ... . . tons we will see that they • last week, and farmers who can consistently do so, are earnestly re quested to make a short statement embracing what they think of the country, how long they have been lu re, how much land they are farm-' ing, what crops they consider liest for the country, and any other in formation they may deem of inter est In this section. il re given pn i|kt mention. 1 lieM* i statements will 1 h* puh)isln*tl in pamphlet form and distrilnitcil ex .. in lli" lannii.il „I the cast and central states. Il yon 1 ,i ■ . , . . , , I ,, .. . *" *•> ■ busy at oni'i* and forward it to us. District Court. Judge Walters devoted a inn pie of days last wis*k in tv adjusting the calender, and fixing a date for the hearing of crim inal and civil cases. The ease of John Wilson, of l!ii|H*rt, was set for trial Friday, June 2t>. Wil son was arrested in Rii|K*rl on thecliarge of assault vvitli intent to ininiiiit ra|«* on llie person of a little ten year old girl, and entered a plea of not guilty. The case of the slate of Idaho vs Rob ert !.. Mays was set [or trial Thursday, Jinn* Mays, who was the O. S. !.. agent at Gooding, is to In* triisl for arson il lK*ing alleged that lie set tin* to the house he was living in in order to get the insurance on the furniture. \\ hen ar raigned he enten-d a pica of not guilty. H. M. Spangler, charged with the murder of Flora M. Rogers in thet'ottuge rooming house on Tuesday, April ISth, entered a plea of not guilty and his case was set for trial on Monday. June BKh. Spangler has so far nvovered from the effects of the earlxilii* acid he took im mediately after the shooting, to he utile to ap|H*ar in the court room. The case of Idaho against t'. M. Grigs by was then called and tin* defendant failing to put in an ap|K*arance tin* judge ordered that the bonds he declared for feiliil unless Grigsby made his apjiear amv hy the last day of the present ses sion and the county attorney was in st metis) to lake tin* necessary action against tin* Umdsinen. The case of Booth, charged with arson. lismissed on motion of tin* county Booth was arrested at the w as attorney. same time Mays was, eharged with Ih* iiig an a«*eonii»liee. Mr. Geo. SchmedeV, of Heylmm, lias just completed a large oil painting of Shoshone Falls, which is highly compli mented by (hose who have had the plea sun' of examining it. intended for exhibition at tin* principal fairs and land shows to Is* held throngh annot help The painting is out tin* «MHt thin fall, and Imt command universal roumu*nt. For Kent, Furnished room in private family. Lit tv. Niisos, 2d Ave. linin' of ITS FIRST VICTIM The Remains of an Unidentified Man found on the Shores of the Big Reservoir. Quite u little excitement was ed lien* Monday morning by the an nouncement that the remains of a man ceasion had lx*en found near the hig reservoir north-east of town. Sheriff Zugg was apprised of the gasify find and in the absence of the coroner, Justice Aunett of tliis place was empowered to select a jury and proceed to investigate the occurrence. Selecting a jury consisting of Geo. Bis skII, lien. I lineman, Tory Guild, leland Johnson, H. A. L'llerrison and E. G. Gonss, the party drove out to the reser voir accompanied hy Hr. Piper us otlicial physician. 'The remains were found on a small island near the east short* of the reservoir, anil were discovered hy Ernest Johns w oo had left a Imat on tin* island the day previous, and going in search of it was horrified at accidently deseerning an object which proved to he tin* head of a human being protruding above the water, the remainder of the body being submerged. Upon the arrival of the coroner's jury the hotly was removed, hut was in a mi ilitioti to make identification impossible. A search of tin* hotly revealed a pocket - hook containing ¥ld.i in currency and a letter evidently written in Italian, w hich the jury were unable to translate. A slip of pa|ier als a jsistofiiee Imx nnmlier at Bingham Canyon. Utah. There were nomurksof violence on Un hurt* the address of body and while the cause ol death is all problematical, it is the general supposi tion that the victim was a member of the grading crew at the reservoir last winter, and as the body would indicate that death had occurred some time ago, it is possible that the man had become ex hausted or In* wildered in attempting to lind his way hack to camp, and had sat down on this eminence and frozen to death, the gradual rise of the water in tlie reservoir covering ins body inch hy inch, and hut for its timely discovery would have entirely submerged it in a short time. The liody was brought to the west side of the hig dam and buried on high ground where then* is no |H>ssihility of it ever coming in contact w ith the water in the reservoir, and the jury returned to town, rendering a verdict that death was due to causes unknown to said jurors, Mr. 1.' Hérisson was left to continue d.e burial of the laxly and lieing viewed I.y a foreman for tin* company lu* rcc • , • . .. . . ogm/xM in the features a man who lor* mt . r iy work«*«! for the i'oiupaiiy, who was paid the *Joth day of April and eaine to Jerome where he had his check cashed £,"■ ft.lTSÎIXX.ÂÂ brush which crosses the intake to the reservoir on an improvised foot bridge, a|h| u iH Uloll>r | lt j it tssi I t,e that he might have fallen into tin* water at this point. the strong current carrying tin* tsuiy down, lodging il in tin* sage brush, where it was found. The articles found on the hod y have lieen turned over to the pro|«*r county otlicials and may prove the means of further identifying the unfortunate vic tim. A. W. ARPS, The Old Reliable Tin Shop •Inst F'.ast of the North Side Livery, Makes a S|Kvialty of Metal Irrigating Tubes, METAL PLUMING and all kinds uf SHEET METAL WORK All ( Inlcrs Given Prompt Attention. TREESK A full line of Nursery Stock. Everything guaranteed free from disease and true to name, or, in other words, it bears the State In spector's Certificate when delivered to you. We refer you to any one who has bought goods of us in the past. The Twin Falls Nursery J. A. WATERS, Prop. F. C. PIERCE, North Side Agent, Box 4U7, Jerome, Idaho. HOTEL JEROME Under new management First-class Cafe in Connection Electric Meut Rales Reasonable M. G. BRENNAN, Prop. full line of I have a STAPLE AND FANCY GROCERIES Give me a trial and get a square deal. NO MORE, NO LESS F. THOMAS, Propr. H. ICE! ICE ! E ARE MAKING DAILY W Deliveries of Ice. Patrons whose names are not on our Daily Call List and wish ice, call Phone 71 or notify our driver and we will fill your orders promptly. . Jerome Livery Co. Phone 71 ICE! ICE ! Imported Hackney Stallion Fortrey Active no other white. Sired by Halloo Carton Dane; dam. Fortrey Rose. Bred by William Gifford Batcher, Holywell, St. Ives. Eng. Registered in Ameri can Hackney Stud Book. IMP. FORTREY ACTIVE is a chestnut; blaze and Fortrey. Active Will make the season of 1911 as follows: North Side Livery Barn, Jerome Thursday, Friday and Saturday of each week. Balance of time at the DeVoe Orchards & Stock Farms Co Five Miles North of Jerome. This Horse has been inspected by the State San itary Board and found sound in every particular. TERMS OF SERVICE For the season, $12.00. $2.00 at time of service, $10 due Sept. 1st, 1911. To insure mare in foal, $ I 5.00. $2.00 at time of service and $ 1 3 due March I, 1912. If mare is sold or removed from county, money becomes due at once. Due precaution will he used to prevent accidents, but we will not be responsible should any occur. The De Voe Orchards &, Stock Farms Co., Owners W. A. AMBROSE, Attendant. J A RE the Flies Begin ning to annoy you ■ Certainly they are! two things that wall stop the annoyance— Screen Doors and Window Screens, of which we have a full and complete line. Assorted styles, sizes and prices, look over the line before you buy. Don't forget the Sifotubes. And there are but Call and Ostrander Lumber Co., Ltd. WM. O'BRIEN. Local Manager. Jerome. Idaho.