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   Basin Republican (Newspaper) - July 12, 1905, Basin, Wyoming                               16 PAGES 5OO COPIES BASIfy BIG HORN COUNTY, WYOMING, WEDNESDAY, JULY 12, 1905. GAIN _j ot Huid owned in Big acres in pasture .and acres in alf- alfa. 20J734 fruit thees. From the census report of the county we Ijeara thai theie- are white {males; white 'females; two black (males; one black fejaale; one Japanese; than twenty years old; between the ages at twenty and forty; between the ages of forty and ;sixtyj 285 over sixty years of ,age; stogie males over 21; married 'males; 118 single females over ?1; married females; native born citi- zens; 684 foreign boin citizens; 147 pro- fessional men; ranchmen, 98, miners; 81 merchants; 435 business men other than merchants; 675 laborers; who can read and write and who cannbt. There are who own homes; 271 have homes mortgaged; an( amount of mortgage on homes acres of land owned, acres under cultivation, acres under pasture, acres of wheat; acres in oats 299 acres four acres in millet; acres m timothy acres in alfalfa; acres ol native hay. fruit trees Popula- tion of Hyattnlle, 206; Meeteetse, 318, Cody, Baein, 470, Byron, 49li LoveU, 717 and Garland, 129 In the ball game Sunday forenoon the scores stood eight to eleven in favor of the Basin team, and the bo., a have demonstrated their ability to skin airy team in the county, or at least we tfe- Idive they can. The game was for and twice that amount was up on the side. It was base, ball from the turn- loose and it The visitors although defeated realize the fact that every memSer of the club was game to the last inning. In the series played each club has two games to then- credit. A return .game will be played soon. Hal Blakesley sprained his ankle in the first inning and Attorney Senner took his place. Mr. Gibson makes thrfollowing report of the receipts and disbursements as shown by the books of the committee having the Fourth of July celebration in hand' Money collected, Paid out, leaving a balance yet on hands of Evet has been settled up and the balance will be placed in the bank as a fund for next year. Monday morning work was commenced on the new building of the Big Horn County Bank and it will be pushed from this time until completed. The Work will all be under the supervision of E. E. Blakesley. The bank officials are to be congratulated upon their good fqrtuno in secnreing his services. Mr. and Mrs. Gibson have moved into their fine residence known as the Nen- Bell property and is one of the best in the city. Mr. Gibson purchased the gtoperty last May paying for it. He leased the residence vacated to Mrs. No. 9 NEWS OF THE WORLD ...ItfBRIEF... Everett, who therein. will establish a laundry James Hook of Burlington Was strick- en with heart failure on ha way to his ,old hope at Hendricks. to visit who is in one-of the hospitals .'at that .place. His two sons went attend the'funeral. Johrt Burch was hanged at Baltimore, Maryland, on the 7th. The Livingstone, Montana, papers say that park tourists are plentiful. The work" on the new railroad from Bridger to the park is being done. Henry Schaeffer of Deuel, Colorado, died on the 3rd at foe age Of 104 years. A lady in one of our southern states choked a rabbid bull dog to death recently. The steamer Brooklyn, is homeward bound with the body of Admiral John Paul Jones. Qrie of the richest gold strikes in the history of the state was discovered at Emfempment on the 8th. A pleasure boat was run down near Muskegon, Michigan, on the 6th butau on board were picked up ft is now understood that the plenipotentiaries of and Russia will meet in the United States Several desperadoes escaped from the penitentiary on McNeils Island near Tacoma, Washington, on the 4th Ankell, a Finlander. was adjudged insane at Red Lodge, Montana, Saturday and was taken to the asylum. The Perry memorial fund for Japanese soldiers was presented and the mik- ado is reported as being highly pleased. The Burlington has put on an electric lighted through train from Denver to Chicago, which is being well patronized. The 6reat Northern flyer track at a small station in North Dak- j ota, Thursday, and sixty persons were injured. I Scott, the miner-cowboy millionaire of California, is just now holding the attention of the world by his freakish extravagance. Barney Oldfield, the automible racing man, is being sued by his better half for dmmje on the grounds of dissipation and neglect. Bench warrants have been issued fa the land fraud cases in Oregon for sev- eral of the offenders who did not appear on schedule time. TO HAVE SCHOOL REV. MECUM TO BE IN CHARGE It is now stated that after the return from the Yellowstone Park of the Reversed Mr Mecum a big school will be established here For some time the matter of estab- lishing a College m the Basin has been talked of and Rev. E. W. Mecum has been uiged to launch guch an undertak ing. Prominent persons both in this vicinity and outside of the State have discussed thasubject with him and plans are being made which wjll probably ma- .terislize this coming Pall. There will be a Commercial Department, a Musical Department Department where a regular Academic Course can be se- cnreA Financial people from the East are interested in this as well as those of our own community. If pres- ent plans are successful the buildings will be erected soon after the return of Rev. E; W Mecjim from his vacation trip through the Yellowstone Park. we are able All southern Russia, is ablaze with the camp fireaof. therevolutionibts Those not in sympathy with them .have fled Bother parts for protection. Numerous rating fire cracfer are ported Mm Casper, to glean the following-facts Total valua tion of assessable property valued at town lots and im- provements, number of cattle, valued at horses valued at shoop and goats valued at mules and asses valued at swine val- Rawlms, Evanston and Cheyenne on the fourth. Japan has just launched one of the mos.t powerful battleships of modern times. The new sh'n Was built by a British firm. The city council at Had Lodge, Montana, awarded the contract for cement sidewalks and work will begin at once and to be completed in thirty days. A mob is looking for D. Gallegos, at Las-Vegas, New Mexico, and if he is found it is feared a lynching will take place The Mexican is a wife beater Frank Strong, aged seventy-seven years, nearly killed himself at Trinidad, Colorado, on the 5th while breaking m a new automobile which he had bought. William Dougherty who died at Patterson, New Jersey, on the 3rd, was at one time stationed in Montana, with the thirteenth regiment under Colonel Tor- rey It is reported that John L. McLam, publisher of the Cincinnati Enquirer, will holt the democratic ticket recently nominated in Ohio and wjll come out for the republicans. Good for McLam C. D Roger, a man once high m the political world and at one time United States district judge and governor of Alaska, committed suicide in the Leonard lotel in Denver, Colorado, on the 8th Misses McLennan and Flynn of Red Lodge, Montana, and Miss Grafft of Joliet, Montana, were the winners in the Red Lodge Picket's voting contest and all three will go to the Portland fair The contest was closed last week Mrs. Pratt and a farm hand named Pushing are in the toils at Sionx City, [owa, charged with the poisoning of the lady's husband It is claimed that Mrs Pratt was m love with the farm hand andthe husband was gotten rid of. BAD KIRWIN THREE MINERS INJURED IN TUNNEL-ONE WILL PROBABLY DIE A telephone message from Meeteetse today at noon brings us the informa- tion that three miners were injured in an explosion in the Sboshone Mountain Mminy Company's tunnel at Camp Kirwin yesterday morning, July llth A miner by the name of Chubb probably dead An explosion m tunnel at Kirwm yesterday morning caused by "missed lole" injured three miners, and one will probably die The accident happened about, ten o'clock. A messenger was sent to Mee- teetse for Dr Bennett, who had gone to Omaha, Nebraska, and Dr Richards of Fhermopolis, was telephoned for and armed in Meeteetse last night and went up to Kirwm. It was stated in the message that Mr Chubb-would probably be lead before the doctor could arrive His wife and three children are with him, laving arrived recently from the Black Hills. Up to this time we have been unable to learn the names of the other injured men but they all came from the mines in the Black Hills of South Dakota, There is no doctor at the camp and n6 telephone connections nearer than tfeeteetse it takes considerable, time to pet word to the outside world, but we understand that a brother of Dr. Richards from the east went up to tho camp and will locate there. He is a fine physician and surgeon and valuable adjunct to the camp. carriages and wagons moneys und credits stock of incoraorations farm implements household goods private libraries saddles and other goods not mentioned m the schedule Our readers will notice two new ads from the Hot City in this issue of the Republican. One for the Keystone Hotel and the other for the Pioneer Livi-y and Feed Stable It will be to your interest when driving te that place to make these places your rcndzvous and yourself and team will bo looked after in tip top shape. At Lhis distance and date i-, is impos Bible to state positively whether the ex- tension of the Burlington railroad will diverge from Frannie Garland or some oilier point, but as the company has surveyed two routes the work of cross sectioning and setting grade stakes will be watched with no little interest That the road will be built to Basin, this fall and extended up the valley to the res ervation there is no doubt Deputy Sheriff Alston has just re turned from the north part of the county where he has been doing sorre good protection work in the way of making it pleasant for the Bailey carnage peo ale who have been soiling their goods without first consulting the state or county officials and procuring the proper authority This is protection that counts Mrs Z Wilson and daughter Miss May, left for the Pacific coast Monday The trip is made in hopes of improving the young lady's health, nnd her many friends hope she may return to them freatly benefited Ed Sessions took :hem to the railroad. We understand that the city has Ordered a new steam boiler and pump from Omaha, which will be installed at the city "pumping station instead of the jasoline plant now in use.   

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