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the Weiser Semi-Weekly Signal
Y-THIRD year.
WEISER, WASHINGTON COUNTY, IDAHO, WEDNESDAY, APRILS. 1905.
NO. 63
I ST 1 I 1 IE PAT
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ECISION REACHED BY ROAD COMMIS
SION NOW IN SESSION-THE WARREN
BIG CREEK ROAD.
I
section of the state desiring a
road built under the authority
act of the last legislature es
bisbing a state wagon road com
Lioomnst pay dollar for dollar
h the state. That is the decision
(red at by the commission, which
lov in session in this city, says
I Boise Statesman. The oommis
d has bat 850,000 at its disposal,
«rai times that amount is asked in
Is presented during the legislative
lion and which went over by unan
los consent to be considered by the
mission. In order that any ap
liable benefits should aocrne to
«rent parts of the state it was
ad necessary to adopt the dollar
dollar rule.
tie commission's first day was a
one. Three delegations were
red, representing the Atlanta, War
Big creek and Sheep Mountain
d projects. The commission also
^ a P the work of charting the
ds asked by the bills presented to
legislature.
V
eon
re
Vcommission devoted some time
over the wagon road bills
twere printed, and in searching
•ugh the records for evidences of
» that were not printed,
idly as possible the routes are be
charted. All these projects will
scheduled under the following
dicgB: Length,
As
estimated cost,
«'> proportion of expense, kind
oioeral opened
up. The oom
«ion will send
an engineer over
Prions proposed roads and will
""»Hy inspect them.
The in
will be made as fast as
Jtor éditions in the mountains
Permit. Probably the first
Mt ioa will be
ex
made of the At
Pfoject owing to the likelihood
"trail being opened early,
the Weiser
delegation, which
lred on behalf of the Warren-Big
road W8re E. M. Barton,
taerbonse, Dr. J. R. Numbers
Dr. G.
M Well.
8 few hours
one afternoon last
1 th °asand dollars
* iD «"is town
was sub
for the oonstruo
wagon road from Payette
lt0th8 Big Creek
of a
mining district.
u o the road last
1 the matter has
up and an appeal
» was done
' how "er, but
0 <*n taken
>* made to
the
uew road com
"•istanoo in this very
A * u inscription
n Circul( "*<l here during
wlth ihe result that the
•°bsorlU*j
this
^talioü
for
it
t
last yaar has baen
ui by more general
before, i ,uet
tin
I I,
Mi
r Kn
"Mint i
su l
icr A bed by a lew
ruas the
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■hould ha.
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values
pa
of
Utgl
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niltr
m
and O. W.
Luck,
Others who were present when the
project was being discussed
the engineer.
were
J. B. Eldridgé, James Green, ex-Gov
ernor Hunt, M. B. Gwinn, J. E.
Clinton, Jr., Max Mayfield and Leon
ard Logan.
Engineer Luck presented a report
based on surveys of three routes he
had made into the Big creek section
for mining companies. His surveys
converged at the Werdennhoff mine,
which is located in abont the center
of the district One, 40 miles in
length, went from the Werdenhoff
mine over Profile pass., through Yel
low Pine basin and, via Johnson
creek, to a connecting point with the
present Thunder Mountain road. This
he called the southern route because
the nearest raiiroad*polnt was Coun
cil and because it would be of little
use to people in the north. The
other survey was frein the Werden hoff
mine to Dixie and thence to Stites—
the northern route, which would
oomodate none from the south.
The third route, and the one which
the commission was nrged to accept
and aid in building a road over, was
from Warren via Elk creek to the
Werdenboff mine, a distance of 35 *4
miles, with three miles of the road,
already built. This route would be
available for people in the north,
south and west and presented no great
difficulties in wagon road construct
ion. There would have to be built
ao
three and a half miles of road above
the Payette lakes so as to straighten
out the state road and place it in the
west side of the river. That, with
some repairing on the state road,
would leave a *lendid route from
the lakes to Warren. The total cost,
including a substantial bridge across
the south fork of the Salmon at Sbaf
er's ranch, would not exceed 830,
000.
E. M. Barton said the mining com
panies and others would pay half this
sum.

l P. H. B. MOULTON IS ELECTED MAYOR OF WEISER
FOR TWO YEARS TO COME.
9
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The election passed off rather
quietly yeserdty, although considera
ble interest was manifested in some
quarters.
As there was but little difference,
if any, between the platforms of the
"Tax-payers" and
Men's" tickets, the contest resolved
itself In a simple trial of the respec
tive 1 strength of
the "Business
b***!* of
(dpi (iottii N
Simoon at hi» home on Waal 8 'em
ycAal strnot from Waoralgla of tin
fJepl U. lingers died yesterday
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Delhi
Welser freie Ggd i - 1
jage mid pirrtdnoed Mi
log MOg oi euplt d
1(049/ gild It
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and » Jifft AM*d da'idd 1 "' "
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limiting gmelv id oil
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* tail fall of Sion.
A private letter from Black
of the 2nd Inst,
four and a half feet of
during the past few days which
delay the opening of the
about May 15.
that a large number of
ployed at the Black Lake
Springs mines and
awaiting the arrival of spring.
Lake
states that about
snow has fallen
will
roads until
The letter also states
men are em
and Iron
everything is
Bryan Villi low Demoaafs.
Des Moines, la.,April 1.—William
•T. Bryan was the guest of honor
night at the Jefferson banquet of Iowa
Democrats, which was planned largely
for the purpose of beginning
ization of the Democratic party in
this state.
to
re organ
"Back to the people," said Mr.
Bryan, "is the phrase that best de
scribes the tendency which is mani
festing itself in the nation and in
most of the states.
For a period of
years the tendency was toward oor
porate domination and the voice of
the people grew weaker and weaker in
comparison with the influence of
But the tide has changed
money.
and we see evidences everywhere of
determination on the part of the
a
masses to assert themselves in the
management of the parties and in the
conduct of the government."
»
5TBoise Stateman: The body of Rev.
Austin Bohn of Rexburg is lying at
Schreiber & Brennan's undertaking
parlors, his remains having been
oeived at an early hour yesterday
morning from Rexburg, where he
dropped dead on the depot platform
about 7:30 Friday morning from
heart failure. He was about 50 years
of age.
He was living at Idaho Falls, hav
ing been placed in charge of the work
in Bingham, Fremont and Lemhi
counties by Bishop Glorieux,
bad been in the field only about two
months, having gone there directly
from the diocese of Baker Oiy, where
he was formerly stationed. Before
coming to Oregon he had been in the
diocese of Peoria, 111. It is believed
that be was an Alsation by birth.
Father Bohn was in Rexburg on
Friday morning, attending to the
spiritual needs of the Catholic people
there, and went to the depot platform,
where he was overcome by bis
trouble, and sank down, never to rise
again. He had always seemed to be
a rugged, healthy man.
re
He
Rev. Godsohalx, of Weiser, was
called to Boise by Bishop Glorieux
to assist at the funeral ceremonies.
the two tickets, the nominees for
The result was the election
mayor.
of P. H. B. Moulton by a majority
of 44.
The counoilmen who will serve for
the next two years are Coakiey, Wood
cock, Galloway, Galey, MoCuue and
Smith.
The vote of the city was as follows ;
First Ward.
Washington, March 28
pi usent Indication» the slat,
j J( ^ sunnended An being allowed to
Jmqoish 40,bOOawa» of landaalrmu-d
cession it was valuable
From the
I «4 Idaho
i I.
under Urn i
lor agrAeuito.aJ and grazing purpose»
tiul which proved to /ell ta
velar *rf aiendard land radon
The na»' war d
Lieiuw tin
nd t o
uetd'-J gtnrtr*
th». »lab- h»rt
selected
|g yggr s*n adversely b
ok aW<Wkra»ettU> rc*drrlbwt »-> a
f ' èÿi *
hvyhirrp the »
,gd «ho » lama 111
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Japan« Sd* Adiit
Tokio, April 2.—The following
official advices have been received
from army headquarters in Manchuria
"Our scouts advancing toward
Hailung and collided with 3000 of
the enemy's cavalry at Sanohengtzu,
30 miles northwest of Seilung,
the morning of March 28. The
enemy, 4000 strong, retreated to
Haloung. There are large stores [of
cereals at various points between
Yengioheng and Sanohsngtzu. Yieng
cheng isj[35 miles north of Hieng
eheng. The situation is 'unchanged
in the Chang Chun and Kirin dis
tricts."
Oyoma is resuming pursuit of the
Russian armies retreating from Tie
Pass.
on
Dead Ban found in The Payette.
rr
Payette, April 3.—Will Short dis
covered the body of a man floating in
the river about two miles above Pay
ette.
and brought to this city where an in
quest was held. The remains are un
identified, but are those of a maa of
about 35 years of age, 5 feet 4 inches
tall with blonde mustache. Two dol
lars and a piece of plug tobacco were
found in the pockets, but no writing
to aid in identifying the body. It is
supposed the man bad attempted to go
out to an island on the ioe during
the recent cold spell and fell through
and was drowned.
irt
The remains were recovered
norms Consolidate Suçar factories.
Salt Lake, March 30,—Official
calls for special meetings of the stock
holders of the Idaho Sugar company
and the Fremont County Sugar com
pany are published here today. The
meetings are called for May 2, and
are for the purpose of considering the
consolidation of the two companies,
resolutions in favor of which were
adopted by both boards of directors
some time ago. As the board were
practically unanimous in their
action, it is practically settled that
the consolidation will take place The
propositions to be submitted to the
stockholders are that the two com
panies shall be embraced in one new
corporation to be known as "The
Idaho Sugar company," with a cap
ital of 83,000,000. The paid up
capital of the two present institutions
is 81,000,000 each; so that the pres
ent stockholders will receive share for
share in the new stock company.
The other 81,000,000 in stock will be
held in the treasury for future needs,
and will be sold at par from time to
time to the stockholders as the money
is needed for improvements.
Fishing tackle at Candee's. tf
Mayor—Moulton, 90; Fuller, 101,
Clerk—Travis, 179
Treasurer--A. J. Davis, 176
Engineer—Look, 81; Fox, 98.
Councilman—Frank E. Smith, 97 ;
J, A. McCone, 164 Johu Botbwell,89.
Second Ward.
Mayor- -Moulton, 75; Fuller, 82,
Clark—Travis, 92.
Treasurer'—A. J. Davis, 90,
ihUfi loß JiiivU
fore beeret ary of tb
cock a number of times In (in matter
und yesterday further urged U
fors tAse attorney general
AulerAoi department and acui
mlssioner genurai of
with the result al
mat
tin
1er
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REPORT Of 1 HI
ion of CoDflty Mdlnp
anil ikes.
Report of [jury a p pointed by the
co urt to investigate tbej^ condltiomTof
the county buildings and offloesT^T"
To the Honorable Court and the
County[Commissioners of Washington
county :
We the undersigned jury appointed
by said court as a committee to inves
tigate and examine into the official
conduct and business of said county
do hereby beg leave to[submitthe fol
lowing as a result of our limited in
vestigations:
Upon an examination of the court
bouse and its surroundings we find
the same to be in a bad and unsightly
condition, especially the office ooou
pled by the Probate Judge and the
Jury room, and believing that clean
liness is next to godliness
mend t hat a general cleaning up be
made of said court house from top to
bottom.
we recoin -
We also recommend as a
matter of protection and safe keeping
of the county records that suitable
fire-proof vault be provided.
We recommend that the preeent
cesspool and water closet for said
court house be condemned and a suit
able and sanitary one be constructed.
Also find that the cesspool belonging
to the prison should be enlarged and
removed further from the prison and
put in a aanitray condition.
We further recommend that the
sheriff be instructed to keep the court
house yard and premises in better
condition.
We recommend the re
:oval of the present shade trees which
have passed their days of usefulness
and that they be supplanted by trees
more ornamental and more suitable
for shade trees.
We have, to a limited extent, in
vestigated the books of the County
Assessor and find that a great deal of
the taxable' property of the oonnty has
been ommitted from said books and
thus escaped taxation , and we
mend that an expert be employed by
the county to thoroughly inspect all
county books and records of the offi
cials of the county.
We recommend that the Oonnty
reoom
Engineer—Luck, 81; Fox 71.
Counoilmen—- E. H. Galey, 92;
Thos. C. Galloway, 83.
Third Ward.
Mayor—Moulton, 178; Fuller, 116,
Clerk—Travis, 164,
Treasurer—A, J. Davis, 153,
98;Fox, 189,
Couucilmeu Jause« B. Coafctey,
177 ; Tttoa, P. Woodcock, 134 ; L. E,
Verbeck, 111,
Vual blr
Walt I sake City, April
mm
Confi
For the abov.
1'JOh
following rate Is authorto-d |
for tire su le of round Gtp
if 1, ake
»Aon the
t ick et» ho
g WeAser, Idaho,
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Superintendent's office be supplied
with one water pail, dipper and wash
basin, brackets, shelves for books,
gisters, etc., or book-case.
We farther report to the Court and
recommend to the County Commis
sioners that this committee have con
sulted together with regard to the
conduct of official affairs by the
county road supervisors we believe it
would be to the best interests of the
county that a committee be appointed
to thoroughly investigate the records
and bridges and the methods used by
the different road supervisors to keep
same in repair and as to their general
conduct of the offices they fill.
We also request that the County
Commissioners should appoint a com
mittee of three to investigate the con
ditions of the County Poor Farm as
re
soon as possible.
All of which we most respectfully
submit. Dated March 27th, 1906,
Weiser, Idaho. \
Thos. Shannon, Chairman.
18 Jurors.
Höre Sales ol Wool.
Frank Johnson reports the purchase
of 200,000 pounds of wool at Payette
and 100,000 pounds at Weiser.
This is the last of the clip west of
Mountain home. The price paid was
16 W cents. Daring the last two
days half a million pounds of wool
have been sold at Mountain home at
an average price of 16 cents. There
are still about a million pounds
there.—Boise Stateman.
We don't blame Mr. Johnson for
wanting to "get a cinch" on all the
wool deals he can, but we do blame
him for attempting to create a wrong
impression. By no means baa the
last clip west of Mountain home been
purchased, for there are yet at least
a half million pounds in Washiugon
county alone unsol^l. These figure»
are given'us by a
{prominent sheep
man.
Welcome The Cominç Tide.
Weiser people should be ready to
put their best foot forward this year
to secure intending investors who will
visit here this year going to or com
ing from the great Fair at Portland.
The right kind of reception and hos
pitality shown will work wonders in
making a favorable impression upon
strangers. The opportunities that
capital is looking for are to be found
here. All that is necessary is to
make a proper representation of facte
that can be substantiaed. Half the
truth will suffice.
Judçe Huston is Dead.
Judge Jo. Waldo Huston, who bad
been a central figure iu the affaire of
Idaho for nearly 40 years, died at
bis home in Boise Sunday afternoon,
aged 72 years, the immediate cause of
death being a clot of blood in his
heart. The judge had been in failing
health for many weeks, lingering be
tween life and death and final dis
solution was not unexpected to the
members of his family. Besides the
widow Judson Huston is survived by
a daughter, Mrs. Carrie H. Leonard,
who lives on North Eleventh street,
Boise and a sou, Dr. OollisterP. Hus
ton, of Oballls. Funeral was held
Tuesday afternoon.
Back (tei for tel Hors.
Pensions have been granted, through
the efforts of Senator Dubolse, to
Idaho veterans as follows, s remark -
imouiy
able feature being the unco
Is,get ratio of back pensions :
Tryon of Boise, §6 a
month and 884 lemk pension
1 loirs of John W. Walls of WeAser,
88 a month from An
i a ho
foi uf
and 82 a month as*
throe heir*, alao A,
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