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   Cody Enterprise, The (Newspaper) - May 4, 1905, Cody, Wyoming                               Only Wt Cody Enterprise. M H Im It MfW In nw j fntoftirlno. vi. CODY, BIG HORN COUNTY, WYOMING, THURSDAY, MAY 4, 1905. No. 08 SAVES A COMRADE'S LIFE. >0onorat John R, Davis Suoooeda In Killing a Mountain Lion That Htd Attmoked Cffwavd Hope. President Roosevelt and party are not tho only ones doing strenuous ID the slaying of bears, lions and wild animals as the following umiunl ot a very lively aflalr of this kind orcurrad m the vicinity of the :South Folk mines ii'ty miles west of Cody, OD Wednesday last. This is the location of the valuable joining propositions now under active development by their owner, Mr. John E. Kearns The particulars of the incident were as follows One of the miners, Mr Ed Hope was running a cut on the top of the bank and being busily engaged at his duties did not notice the approach of a mon -jter mountain Hpn, which had stealth- ily crept towards its intended victim. 'The noise made by the cracking of a dry twig caused Hope to glance up and the sight of the beast, preparing to tspring upon him, nearly him with fear. A few feet from him wai ft large cottonwood tree, and partly re- covering from his fright he rec- ord breaking time for the tree, olpsely pursued bj the lion Quickly grasping the lower brunch be swung himself up of immediate danger. He was none too soon, however, the nimble- footed beast, when he saw his prey made a desperate lunge, suc- ceeding in tearing off a piece of the working jacknt worn by Hope. Ills- appointed and maddened, the fierce beast emitted several blood curdling roars accompanied by furious lashing >f bis tail. Mr Hope added his cries to the muse of the animal and finally altiacted the attention of that great lion killer, Gen- eral J R. Davis Th Is intrepit hunter, after taking In the situation at a glance ran to his cabin a short distance away and arming himself with the magnificent repeating ride, presented to him by Col W F Corty, upon the occasion ol his rescuing the great scout and thereby his life when the Colonel was surrounded by a number nf vicious lloiid a year or so sinoe, he boldly struck out to attack the lion and relieve Hope Gaining an advantag- eous position unobserved by the fero- cious beast, Davis opened fire, seeding seven bullets Into the body ot the animal befo-e it succumbed. After the hide of the dead monster was removed it was shown to measure eight feet and eight inches, being one of the largest specimens ever killed in this section The hide was presented to Mr. Kearns and has been sent to Chicago to be tanned and lined, when it wi 1 be sddtd to the already flue collection ol animal robes pos- sessed b} Mr Kearns COMPLETE DAM IN THE FALL OF 1908. The Big Shoshono Reservoir Will be Ready by that Time. to Tender Washington, D. C. April 20 -ent Indications are tbat complete aod estimates for-, the construction, of. the dam add discharge tunnel In ihe Shoshone pro- ject in Wyomtns, will be ready for re- port to the chief engineer by May 1 In that event construction, work can be on the diversion tunnel next fall and OD the dam la the fell of 1906, andi the latter completed In the spring df 1908. The construction work OD the Corbett dam, which is to be seventeen feet high acj 600 feet long, will be taken up in the fill and winter of 1906-7. The Corbett diversion tunnel, which will have area of 100 square feet and will be three and a half railes long, can be excavated In 1905 u, and completed for use during the irrigation season of and the Corbett Garland -Frannle main canal, forty-sU miles long, ioi the irrigation season ol WOT The fust twen'y-Bve miles with a dis- tribution system will probably cover acr.es of land near Garland In l'IOJ-0.______________ Manager Swenson Returns. The glad hand of welcome was ex- tended from every direction ,to Mr. Oecar Swenson, the very popular man- ager of The Trma, upon his return last Saturdsv from a visit to his former home, H' ckford, Illinois. He was called east by the serious illness of his father, whom be reporte somewhat Im- proved Mr, Swenson was accompan- ied on his return b} his sls'er, Lillian, a verr attractive young ladv, who will visit here and lo this vicinity for several weeks During Mi. Swenson's absence, the many responsible duties of his position were very elflclentlj discharged bj Mr J. M. Lyslnfter, the highly esteemed obiet clerk of the howl the above was placed In type a tele- gram reached Mr Swenson announcing that hU father died law Tuesday. 11 would appear that a sudden change oc resulting In the death of fir Sweater The wan SO years ofufeancl had lived In Rockford for many where he wan highly re bjr the entire community. Mr Swenson started Katl on Wedoesdnv evening, to be present at the funenil The brother and elifr the ttro pithy ol our community In tboir tw> roarcmeot TO IMPROVE DEAD INDIAN HILL Mr. John R. Painter to Meeting With to Mutton Now Hu the Call. "Waller, li woo) In MWP one of delegate ttihe iheep ConventiCKj In Cheyenne latt week "Why, Ihtre the er, totptcllojt It, "t thought 1 gl' lof jou beef broth. rnotton broth 20 eenU more." He then flgorei on the bill FVM And Farm. For several monfhs put the above named enterprising and prominent citizen of Sunlight has been putting efforts IB order to gtt assistance fi'r rfdnofng the grade and rendering thia great na'ural obstruction less diflicult for learns to ascend. The people living in mining otmp naturally regard tbll town ai ihe best u well as the nearest trading point, and surely onr people should assist aid encourage the movement In every possible way, It has been established that the mines In the Sunlight district contain minerals of a very high grade and as the work of development goes on the population Is Increasing and as Cody the convenient outlet and supply depot for that growing country our should endeavor to render every assistance possible to enable them to i each 'Mr Painta- has devoted several wkeks of bis nme in pushing the malr ter and deserves considerable credit for wltat he has accomplished. During ttfe present week he appeared before tfeb county commissioners at Basin and U'd before them the necessity for an appropriation for the work and re- ceived the assurance of the cfflclals that i ha same would be A subscription paper baa been placed IjriJireulatloo for helping to build the Cody and ai the proposition Is one that would result In fired aod Im pottaot benefits to our town It should receive liberal aid. Wedding Bells. The cnzv hnme of Mr aod Mrs John F4Thornpson was the scene of a pleas am wedjini! last Mondny nfteinoon The contracting partial were Mr Aleck Roach, well-known stockman from the Grer Bull, aod Ida Lyons ho arrlredfrora Sloui Palls, 8 D a few days pVlor to 'be ceremony, when the lady and Mr Roach met for the first time, hiring conducted their d rtship I bi Rev T II lUgedale performed the that oladt iho ooupla man and wife Mrs. Retch a practicing phjildin ol the oiteoimth ntlool aod Is a refined lady of appeartnce. She brought witk btr lettert of en loneracnt from pronlnMtperwms at sloui rills and Lattr In the erfnlof IJIPPT couple itarted for Mr. ymt'i ranch, by tbeWoJ wlaktiof the en 0 cents an hour was refused. On Monday last 15 miners were entombed b} an explosion in a coal mino at WtlburtoD, Oklahoma, All of them perished, and efforts are being made to recover their bodies. United States Minister Bowen has been ordered home from Vene- It Is charged that he Is responsible for the friction existing be tween the Stales and that country An injunction has been Issued against the Chicago out of the Federal Court, and U. S. soldiers will be used in preventing the strikers Interfering with non-union employes Riots have again broken out In Russia and Poland. On Monday ,11 persons were killed and many more wounded at, Warsaw. The militia lired upon the citizens at the slightest .provocation. A proposition has been made for a division of Pennsylvania, by cre- ating two states from the prespnc one, the new one to be named Allegheny, embracing the western part, of the state A report from New A Miles will be offered the presidency of the Equitable Life Assurance the present muddle of Its afldrs are itra'gbt-eued out. Announcement U made tbat a New York bank, name not given, has been looted to an amtiunt running up in the millions It Is said the president and cashier nf the Institution are the guilty parties A. B Spear, former cashier of the closed Citizens Bank of Oberlin, Ohio, the concern Cassle Chadsrtck worked fora large sum, has re- ceived a sentence of seven years He plead guilty to making fa'se entries Captain W A Raiborn, of the 29th infantry, after twice shooting Lieut Point of his regiment, at Salt Lake last Monday, turned the pistol to his head and blew out his brains. The trouble arose during a drunken quarrel. Laredo, Texas, was almost entirely destroyed by a tornado last Sun- day Nearlv every building In the town being destroyed Sixteen bodies have already been recovered and main more are known to be in the ruins. Carnegie has given for the benefit of eollece professors, who by age or inability, are prevented from following their profession. Professors in the United States, Canada and Kewfoundlaod will share in the distribution. Jas. S. Neary. freight conductor on the Burlington, living at Sheridan, was run down and killed at Billings last Tuesday, The uo fortunate man was engaged In checking up bis train and struck an incoming train. Mrs Mary N Powell, a widow woman, living on Horse Creek, near Laramle, has b-eo convicted of catiln stealing and will be sf nt lo the pea. She is an expert rider aud roper and is suspected of mam other cases of ruEtlin? stock According to a recent report of Mr George F Thompson, of the bureau of ttnlnml Industry, there is 4 'i 000 000 sheep in the oountrj, valued at Both mutton and wool are much higher in price than for several yean past. Several hundred negroes arrived in Chicago this week to take the places of the striking teamsters The officers of the labor unions threa'eo u> call out every laboring man, aod appearances Indicate one of the greatest strikes In the history of ihe city Ernest Rarbour, a prosperous Butte theatrical manager, was mar ried to Princess Chingullla, a full blooded Chejenne Indian The bride Is a graduate of the Wyoming Indian .School and with her father travel- ed with Col. Cody'i Wild West for several years print awful siory of the mwMcre of hundreds of men, women and children In the Baku npotlon of Russ'ls, the great oil producing section. The most tearful atrocities wore perpptraU'd upon dafenceleal pcoplf, and It li claimed ihst the outrage was by Russian authorities- A lato from Cblcafo sta'ei that President Guitnr Frouod ol the Aemi Trading company, the concern that controlled the price of bee! for the truit, baa turned evidence and furnUhcd lufnclent proof to secure the Indictment at lean ppmonn. Freuod n-n under for three and li said lo freely divulged ill the atottu of tie oMf ITUIL of the fearful worked by the tornado tlut prevailed litt jSauirdaj. The dead are numbered ai over 100 with urtral hundred school houwa, public bultdlogi aid opor 140 private IOUWM were detlrojed. fa one hotel at Ltreooo kllM, Ftfiy coacbn were blown away, being lorriBc and denwylnf everything ID In A dllpt tab. fron St. ttaton that another Imperial nbur been lauied by Knpeifer Nichols? which he rranu rellgoui freedom to all aecU the aod ill cfattei of rtunlaoi, the Mmijllu, declare It the reform rioee the liberation of Mrb. if the Is carried oui, U will be the beginning Ma oew far the maMM of the people (hi eMabllehmatof UM ekateb ban, TELLS HOW TO GET IN. A. Wcfwrfa, of ttto Imnti Office, Issues Glrautar Rotating to the Sfiosftono Reservation. April W A ttinmnt tunl munix i us t _> licbarda, commissioner of the jjenp.ru] sdu1 and office has prepaied a oirculm Ul Votiten of Imu cma of -t meml rr ter for the pursose of furnishing1 in (or trips are retimed to be MM) n tnallon in response to inquiries eon lottal land otlieesof the dtstriu ID whi< h oerning the proposed opening of the the lutd is Htuatrd and unless pony Shoshone Indian reaanaUon, Wyoming a-ad pas mem he muilc u ah u The letter is as follows three vears fmui the date of lotutiui) the act of Marub J, liKKi, ill rights trertuoder Public- No lojthe ceded portlOQ of In oaae any pmrxmaa favls to the Shoshone or Wind River Indian of the paunenu for ;he mad, us reservation, which embraces tba land uMnu't-d wnhio (ho time mated, all north and oast ol the BSg Wind toteml bvsuih entnes shal. river, is to be disposed of under the Lfa'-e, nod pavoifiits which have provisions of the homestead, townsite tof ire bjen made will be forfeited a i coal and mineral land laws of the United the entry held fur cancellation States and will be opened to settle- CojimniiHtioQ nf homestead eii'iv mentandenm on June aofi maj in.ule of th' lumK v v that by proclamation the president shall pi escribe the manner in such lands may be settled upon, occu- pied aod entered bj persons entitled to make entry thereof, aad no person will be permitted to settle upon, oc  N driven In from stai-es but 'hi grs7lng rlghtl will be confined io raff baring ranchPB io proximity io the forf B ft. Reyulntlonflof kind protecilng the o1 Wyoming Mock prowers and prrrpnt ing JLt iho time PxpeKshe grsilDg in anjr of the uf BUI" When ink plan U carried out Uv.UI probably make-it powiblo to milnmlu a much larger numbor of Rhofp In thus incrospe the prnQu o( tAo wool ioduRtry The gocfernment ibouH at til tlmp" to prvnftrve the from de ftructlcxi, but It should alw In mind thjttibpy are for ibn u-e tod boo- Tbay not tn M but hKnuw of their material value, (be pra-ft vlaff wtihla their tlnlto U Reoood ootf io treea la ihin week Mf M L i whose I'etui-n from California for a I it to blsojd hotuo was noticed in u I last issue of The Kourprlse, 1 of bU valuable ranch, situated on cieek. lo miles south of to Mi Cbarlep Marston, the consideration it is underbtood being lt> price includes about 200 head of cat i'e, some horses and farming Im The lenced and deeded land oompn-M ahout fiiK) acres and carries with it .1 lease of aeveraJ hnndpfd ftcres murt ul leased The upon by be'fr kcovQ armj frleudsa? ione 14 years j acd through the industrious T bfmself wife and 1) was brought ahigh of ruluvation, now m0. of the flnesi tanoh propert'es in ilns For manv yeuia Dad ami his w.fe kept a rna 1 ram b on the it uecommr i known as ODO of i Ijist stopping p, a  niioieni u M nJ i. P t f i ti ID n alxl imalu fnr rrfer'-Doe purpoftfn nrfl unrfpr oMTKtiort for being romon- H'ftaior for h ghly article.   

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