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Blackfoot News (Newspaper) - December 19, 1896, Blackfoot, IdahoYol. 10.Blackfoot, Bingham county Idaho saturday december 19, 1896. No. 30 items of local interest. The pay Roll of Butte City Montana is $10,000,000 per annul. It is said there Are about forty applicants for the position of Penitentiary Warden. Bannock county contributed three convicts to the Penitentiary at its last term of court. State treasurer Bunting was at the capital tuesday. There is some talk of an electric Railroad from Market Lake or Idaho Falls to st. Anthony. Miss Gibson of Idaho Falls was a guest of mrs. George Holbrook this week. Mrs. Rebecca Mitchell delivered an interesting lecture before a Small Black foot audience tuesday evening. Christmas dance advertised for Christmas eve has been postponed until Christmas evening. Mrs. Prof. Titus returned from her Eastern visit this Friday morning. Five yearly desert proofs were made in the local land office by Idaho Falls parties wednesday the state press association will hold a business meeting at Boise City 3d of january. Rev. Geo. C. Stull is chaplain for the state militia of Montana. Supt. H. Locke and Chas. Bumgarner came Over from it. Hall to attend masonic Lodge meeting tuesday. Presto Burrell came Down from his Blackfoot ranch tuesday. The Board of county commissioners May have to appoint a county attorney and school superintendent at its next meeting. By joint Resolution Congress has decided to adjourn from the 23d inst to the 5th of january. In canvassing the election returns this week the state Board of Arkansas found that Jeff Davis had received 86 votes. The subject at the methodist Church sunday morning will be a theory and in the evening a the coming of the miss Gertrude Pierce who is teaching school in Gentile Valley will come Home to spend the holidays sunday mornings Tom Mcdaniels who contested a v. Andrews election to the office of con stable of Pocatello won his Case in the District court last week and will be Constable for that City. Clarence Chapin of Idaho Falls gave the news a Short Call while in the City on land business yesterday. The Payette Independent says of the court in Canyon county it appearing to the court that the office of District attorney has been abolished judge Richards appointed c. M. Hays As special prosecuting attorney for this term the Case of sex receiver Starrh of the Hailey land office for embezzlement which was called in the u. S. Court at Boise last saturday was continued for the term on account of the illness of or. Starrh a lawyer Hon. James h. Hawley. Butte Montana has organized a company of 106 members to Aid the insurgents in Cuba. Every member of the company is willing to pay his own expenses from Montana to the Field of Battle. Market Lake will give its second annual Rabbit drive december 29th. A Large visiting delegation is expected to participate. The rabbits killed will be donated to the poor of Salt Lake City. The Union Pacific Railroad company will deliver them in the City free of charge. The North Atlantic states had a terrible storm last tuesday night which was in All appearances a Kin to a Dakota blizzard. It was the worst known to them since 1888. The fair and new England dinner Given by the ladies of the m. E. Church on thursday and Friday was a Success in every respect. About fifty dollars were cleared. The Peoples canal company is pushing its work on its canal notwithstanding the contest against it. Fifteen teams Are at work. Mrs. Joseph b. Miller at one time a resident of Blackfoot but now of Kirks Ville Missouri is a member of the october class of the school of osteopathy in that City. As we understand it osteopathy is a new Healing science by which the sick can be cured without Medicine or surgery and mrs. Miller aspires to be a doctor of that school. The Moreland dramatic company played a through Snow and Sunshine a to a fair audience at the opera House wednesday a vening and gave general satisfaction. After the performance the Young people engaged in a pleasant dance which lasted until the Gray morning began to show itself Over the Distant Hills. From a circular of the new York life insurance company received at this office we note the Good Fortune of three of Blackfoot a citizens. Their Twenty year policies mature this month and each of them will receive the following amounts c. W. Berryman.$2,989.68 Geo. B. Rogers. 2,999.48 r. H. Hopkins. 1,202.33 i the Idaho Falls times of this week says a a sneak thief entered the cellar of e. P. Coltman and stole the bulk of the preserves and sweetmeats belonging to mrs. this presents a Good Opportunity for the new sheriff to initiate himself into the Workings of a detective and into the methods of making arrests. Preserves Are tempting but the thief should not go unpunished. Big land contest Case of the state is. The people s canal company involving Over 66,000 acres heard in the land office this week. The contest Case in the local land office this week of the state of Idaho against the Peoples canal company for lands covering Over 66,000 acres on the wrest Side of Snake River was one of the most important Ever Given a hearing in the office. The state was represented in the Case by attorneys Bishop amp Lea of Ogden and Chalmers amp Beckwith and Beane of Blackfoot and the defense by messes Dietrich and Hannaford of Blackfoot. State Engineer f. S. Mills and chief clerk Frank Fenn of the land commissioners office were also present in the interest of the state. The lands involved Are practically the same which have been in dispute for Many months Between the american Falls canal company and the Peoples canal company and which Are to be reclaimed by water from their respective canals. A Large number of witnesses were called for both parties. And the attorneys conducted their cases with marked ability. The Register and receiver Are not required to make any findings in the Case but simply to transmit the testimony in the hearing to the commissioner of the general land office at Washington. The testimony is voluminous and As soon As the stenographer can Type it it will be forwarded to Washington without delay and the Secretary a decision May be looked for within the next 60 Days. After ten years. A the Blackfoot.9 the Blackfoot hotel will pass Back into the hands of or. W. G. Stuffle beam Early next week and he will have entire control of its management. Or. Stufflebeam is thoroughly experienced in the hotel business and it will be remembered that this hotel under his management a few years ago was counted the Best Ever run in the town. Days fishing he was very successful but timid As he was his courage failed him when he begun to debate in his mind the Best Way of approaching or. Keeney for the Sale. He could not find the courage to approach direct but in walking by the hotel held up the Trout so As to attract or. Keeney a attention who hailed him and begun negotiations for a Trade. Or. Keeney was a ready buyer and contracted to take All the Trout that Young Evans might bring him at eight cents per Pound and encouraged him to continue the sport As a Money making scheme. In a Short time or. Keeney had paid the Yonng Fisherman $8.00. He was a millionaire in his own estimation and he began to build his castles for the future. He had Money to attend the fourth of july Ball and the remaining $7.50 he invested in a yearling Heifer to be his in his own right and title. The remainder of the Story is briefly told. Or. Evans by honesty integrity Industry and strict attention to business and from the increase of his investments has become one of the wealthy men of his county. He has the Confidence of All who know him and the High distinction and Honor paid him at the november election show the estimation in which he is held by the voters throughout the state of Idaho. Women appointed. The governor Here. Hon. Frank Steunenberg governor elect came Over from the capital thursday morning and spent the Day making a partial inspection of the insane Asylum and its grounds. Our Blackfoot people have great expectations and Hopes of the successful management of the state affairs the coming two years and were pleased at the governors visit. Had it been known a in Advance that he was coming our people would have tendered him a reception commensurate with the dignity and honors of the office to which he has been elected and in keeping with the esteem in which they hold him. Or. E. /. Of Callaghan will be pardoned on Christmas Day at Boise. Boise ida., dec. 14.�?the Board of pardons held a meeting yesterday and pardoned or. E. J. Of Callaghan on condition that he leave the state the Pardon to take effect on Christmas Day. This was a Peculiar Case. In 1885, of Callaghan killed John Breene at Blackfoot and was convicted of murder in the first degree. When the Case came before the supreme court that tribunal found that the verdict was not warranted and instead of remanding the Case changed the finding to murder in the second degree and sentenced the Man to imprisonment for life. He entered the Penitentiary on March 20, 1886. Of Callaghan was one of the Best known physicians in the Southeastern part of the state and had a practice extending into Montana and Utah he had quarrelled with a Man named Willard Crawford and the latter threatened to kill him. On the night of the killing he was drinking with Breene. The latter went out for liquor. Though he passed out the front door he came Back to the door in the rear. Of Callaghan heard him fumbling at the Back door and supposed that it was Crawford come to kill him. Going to the window he shot the Man dead. Then followed the trial and conviction and the remarkable action of the supreme to Salt Lake Herald. First to derive Benet from the equal suffrage amendment. The first women in the state to derive any Benefit from the adoption of the equal suffrage amendment Are mrs Elizabeth Kinport of Pocatello and Rose Davis of st. Anthony who have been appointed notaries Public by governor Mcconnell. To be eligible to serve As a notary it is necessary Only that the applicant be an elector of the county and these ladies Are now Able to qualify under the Constitution As amended. A statesman. Excursion rates for Christmas and new year holidays. The Union Pacific will sell round trip tickets december 24th, 25th, 31st and january 1st, from Blackfoot to any Point on Union Pacific line in the state or any Point on the system within a radius of 250 Miles at one fare for the round trip. Tickets Good returning until january 4th. Annual meeting state teachers association Pocatello december 29th, 30th, 31st. Full fare going one fifth returning providing 50 or More Are in attendance who have paid full fare for the going trip. Rabbit drive at Market Lake dec. 29th. One fare for the round trip Good returning dec. 30th. M is is a new departure received four weeks ago the by largest Candle Ever transported Over the Union Pacific. Net weight 45 pounds. A record will he kept of the exact number of hours and minutes it will Burn. Each Pur Chaser of or More will be entitled to Register a a guess of length of time Candle will Burn and to the lady acid gentleman coming nearest we offer the following prizes to the lady her Choice of any jacket of cafe in tiie House. To the gentleman his Choice of any overcoat in the House. To a girls her Choice of any jacket or cloak in the House. To a boy his Choice of any Hoy s overcoat or suit in the House. C. Bunting amp co. We Are Headquarters for st. Paul s episcopal sunday school will give its Christmas entertainment Christmas eve. All persons wishing to put presents on the tree Are requested to Send them to the Church next thursday afternoon. The Holiday edition of the Butte Miner is As full of information and Good Reading matter As the City is of Pluck a Enterprise and business and the Hills around it of Good paying Ore. Write and get a copy and learn something of the busiest City in the West. We understand some of the boys Are planning to have a new feature of amusement during the holidays in a grand Rabbit drive. The rabbits Haye become so numerous As to seriously interfere with fruit growing and do much damage to crops and All should turn out to Aid in killing them off. When you want toys remember the fair store has All kinds. Baptist Christmas entertainment the Baptist sunday school will have their Christmas tree and programme Christmas eve thursday december 24th, beginning promptly at 7 30 programme i opening song. School scripture heading. Sons. Children a prayer.14 scholars address of Biethan Albert song,.mr. Ways class recitation. Claude Farmer recitation Edna Locey song with recitations infant class recitation Rachel Bull of boys recitation. Beulah Behle Kinney duet Rosie Hines and Gertrude Forbes recitation. Susie Biethan song. Class of girls recitation a the Xmas tree a. Frank Baird distribution of presents Candy nuts Etc. Democratic elector Evans before and after. The news makes this axiomatic statement by authority All the marriages booked for Blackfoot a before the holidays which fail of Celebration Are sure of dates a after the and that is comforting. County treasurer Winters came Down from Rexburg Fremont county wednesday. Whoever attempts to throw mud will get himself be spattered with mud. Dolls All kinds sizes and prices at the fair store. It will pay anyone that is needing House furnishings to visit the Idaho furniture co., Pocatello. The largest doll Ever in Blackfoot is going to be Given away by Ben Fernish. How Jake Keeney started him in life. Trifles Are pivots on which the life of a Man often turns they Are a pebbles in the Stream let scant which often change the course of his whole River of life. We recall a Case in Point one truthfully applicable to the Hon. L. L. Evans democratic elector elect from the Southern part of the state of Idaho. When or. Evans was a Little boy just entering his teens he lived with his widowed Mother in Malad Valley Oneida county. At that time the county was thinly settled the people were poor and mrs. Evans and her son ranked with the poorest. The Little fellow was ambitious but his ambition was often checked for the want of Money to carry out his plans. Because of this he put a Check upon his wants and made them As few As possible. At the time to which we refer the citizens of the Valley were arranging for a grand fourth of july Celebration to close with a big dance in the evening. The Price of admission to the dance was fixed at fifty cents. Young Evans wanted to attend but he knew his Mother was too poor to furnish him the Money. After reflection he made up his mind to go and began to study plans for securing the Money by his own efforts and without his mothers Aid. The plan decided upon was to catch a string of Trout and sell them to or. Jake Keeney who was then running a stage station in the Valley it in his first 41 14 �4 Ross Fork Christmas exercises. The following program will be rendered at the Connecticut Mission House Ross Fork december 25th, 1896 . Travis Xmas responsive recitation Santa clause letter Francis Reeder Xmas dreams addio u. George a Xmas adventure Louise Overy the blessed Wass a boys speech,.ralph Peck three kisses Lizzie Evans Xmas Reeder the old old Story we. Reeder a a the Manger Margret Lavetta a a Little folks Xmas Herbert Reeder a a Long store he snowed l. Peck a a Annie a and willies prayer. Lulu Leigh a a i want to show you something. Ray evens song Tbs Gates of recitation my Best Friend Caroline Wheeler a a sixty years Wass Emily Peck the first Xmas tree of new Reeder who made the speech e. Watson two Little stockings Sarah Smith i Hope you like a you have Evans Santa a visit and distribution of gifts. Notes agent Teter returned monday morning from Washington. D. C. Or. Churchill of it. Hall was Over last saturday for school children. A card party was Given at the Home of mrs. Evans Friday evening. Those present were miss Leigh miss Mckay miss Anderson or. Johnson and or. Eld red be. 44 44 44 terms of court f souvenir Metal Box and trays children a picture and Story books bound books poems by Best authors chess checkers dominoes Tiddle winks game of authors albums bibles and toys Etc. Come and see us. One door North of Biethan a Benh Fernish druggist. L did lion say stoves jul you did and you think of buy i Jing a stove either steel Range or heating stove you want to see our prices. Having determined to 4 4 4 �T�5 Quot a a 4 4 Gui Juilu Sliv u111u i 4juuvjj� our entire line of stoves. 4� % we Quot will sell stoves lower than any one. F 44 we did not conclude to do this until after t getting our Winter Supply consisting of i 4 4 about 50 stoves. This is a i genuine offer i 4 4 4 4 and see our prices. 4 4 4 f 4 4 4 4 4 and All we ask is for you to come j we also have a full Stock of Wash boilers Coffee boilers Tea Kettle pots griddles skillets stovepipe elbows and 4 4 4 a 4 4 4 % 4 _ 44fc444m$4444444444.4,4,4444,444,44�4444444444444444444 in the fifth judicial District of Idaho 1897. Bannock county at Pocatello May 17th, november 29th. Bear Lake county at Paris february 15th. August 23 1. Bingham county at Blackfoot March 8th, september 20th. Fremont county at st Anthony april 19th. October 4th. Lemhi county at Salmon May 3d, october 18th. Oneida county at Malad May 31st, november 1st. In the line As cheap or cheaper than anyone. Blackfoot Idaho

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