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Blackfoot News (Newspaper) - December 19, 1896, Blackfoot, IdahoLocal happen Tigs Para graphed woman s Victory. Congress is doing a great Deal of cuban talk on the Buncombe style. Senator Dubois will return to Idaho immediately after the holidays. The contest Case heard in the land office this week involved 60,000 acres of land on the West it is reported in Boise that Hon. Sam f. Taylor of this county is an applicant for Warden of the Penitentiary. All the churches Are arranging splendid entertainments for the Little folks Christmas eve damage to the new Iron Bifid a Over the Payette river., near the town of Payette delayed the mail trains ten hours last monday representative Mitchell of Lemhi county stopped Over monday in Black foot while in route from Salmon City to Boise. Engineer e. T. Rose is going to Arizona within a few Days to fill a contract of surveying in that territory mrs. Or. Davis is an applicant for the Post office at Pocatello. Or. Jack Quantrell is to be commended for the Public spirit displayed in placing cinders Over the West crossing of Bridge and main Street. Sex senator Boyce of North Idaho is strictly in the race for u. S. Senate the news said he would be five months ago. The report of the Railroad commissioner of Oregon says that not a Road in the state has paid a dividend in four years. Hon. Frank Fenn came o\i3r from Boise tuesday to look after the states interest in the great contest Case heard before the land office. Southeastern Idaho is making a Success of raising hogs a Large number of carloads has been shipped out of the state this season. Or. Hoge of the Paris Bear Lake Post is said to be an applicant for one of the positions in the Blackfoot land office or. Green superintendent of the Clayton mercantile company spent saturday in Blackfoot on his return from Canada. His family was with him. The Montpelier examiner is authority for the statement that the senatorial race is Between or. Glenn of Montpelier and judge Cragett 011 the populist end of the Board. This week has been a Busy one in Blackfoot. There was a big contest in the land office the hearing of testimony in the election contests a Church fair and dinner magic lantern show buying Holiday goods Etc., Etc. The decision of the supreme court on the suffrage amendment holds Good in the cases of the others voted on at the last election. Hereafter we Are to have county attorneys instead of District attorneys and county school superintendents. Mrs. Harry Kinport of Pocatello has made application to be appointed a notary Public. She is engaged in a business requiring the services of such an officer almost daily and we know of no Good reason Why she should not be Given a commission. An Exchange says the bed on which Abraham Lincoln slept when a boy was after this fashion the head and one Side of the bedside were formed by an Angle of the log Cabin. The bedpost standing out in the room was a single Crotch Cut from the Forest. Laid on this Crotch were the ends of two Hickory Sticks whose other ends were mortise into the logs. These were bridged by slats from a Forest log. On this was placed a sack of dried leaves. A few evenings since Tom Glenn arid Frank Fenn were observed shaking hands in the lobby of the Overland. A gentleman standing near remarked a there stands a practical illustration of the truth of the assertion that one Man May often be Wiser in his generation than All those with whom he is immediately associated. In the last legislature Tom moved for a Bounty on populist scalps. His fellow members did not elect to take the proposition seriously and As a result we see Frank Fenn standing Here As the Only Republican whose Scalp was not taken by the . The supreme court hands Down a decision in favor of the suffrage amendment. After hearing the arguments in the Case the supreme court of the state was not Long in deciding upon the constitutionality of the majority on the suffrage amendment and in it handing Down its decision in favor of the amendment. It the women of the state made a Gallant fight for their rights in the last Campaign and they won a Victory that will be As lasting As it was gloriously won. The Campaign two years hence will present some new features in Idaho polities it will show up a different Cla its of office seekers from those of the Days gone by and it will bring to life some new methods in campaigning. Now that the Victory is won the news Hopes that All the blessings promised and expected from it May be realized. Awarded highest honors worlds fair. Do t t a sunday Law. The news will not be startled if the incoming legislature should pass a sunday Law requiring a general suspension of business on the holy Sabbath Day. We shall expect it and if the present body elect should fail in this it will surely be one of the issues in the next Campaign. Now that the women of Idaho have the rights of the ballot we shall look for them to take an advanced position particularly on this one measure and it May be that their clubs still maintaining their organization will begin work at once and petition the the legislature at its meeting in january to move in that direction. Lazy Joe and the Candle. The news Devil and Lazy Joe were walking Down the Street the other Day and when opposite buntings the Devil said a there s wheelers Bright Candle Ilow long1 will it Burn make a Gurss close to in and a prize you will and Joe gazed a moment at the flickering Light As if in calculation and then said a me no savvy that Candie but to go Esau a with the Eye. Me say a twill be burning the next fourth of july a cutters Bob sleds and runner attachments is Here and you. Should prepare to do business on runners. To a oscillating the last Dollar. A prosperous new yorker who in the course of Twenty five years has attained High distinction in his profession. Attributes his Success in Large measure to his fathers Good sense in appealing to his manliness and Pride. He had been an indolent student at College and had made a poor use of his advantages and As soon As he was graduated he had asked his father to allow him to go to new York and to study Law. The fathers reply was brusque and forcible. A so far As i can make it out you have wasted your time at College a he said a and there is no ground for Faith in your Success at the bar. Still you May do As you like. I shall give you $100 but remember that when you have spent your last Dollar it will be useless to ask me for Money a this reads like an unkind unsympathetic speech but the son treasures it to this Day As a Rich legacy from a Wise father. It helped to develop in him a spirit of Manly Independence. It made him set his Teeth together and resolve that under no circumstances would he ask his father for another Dollar. A strange glow of excitement brightens the veterans face whenever he tells the Story of his last Dollar. When he reached new York the letters of introduction upon which he had depended failed to secure an opening for him and he found himself without a Friend in a great City. Week after week he walked the streets in search of employment in stores factories and offices and he received no encouragement. His lodgings became poorer and poorer his luncheon was dropped and at last he had Only one meal a Day. There came a Day when he had Only one Dollar left in his pocket. It was late in the afternoon and he had eaten nothing since the previous night. With this last Dollar unbroken he secured a clerkship in a dry goods store and the crisis of his Fortune was passed. Six months afterwards there was an opening for him in a Law office and eventually he became a successful lawyer. A metropolitan banker recently remarked that his Bank was an Asylum for millionaires grandsons. A i have six of them in training As clerks a he said a and not one of them has the Energy required for earning his living unaided. If they were poor men without having the Prospect of inheriting great wealth they would find it for their Benefit to learn something in my Bank and fit themselves for useful Ca ia�n6 my most perfect made. A pure grape Cream of tartar powder. Free from ammonia Alum or any other adulterants 40 years the Standard Are by far the strongest and most durable sled on the Market. Call and examine them before purchasing. We also have a Nice line of Robes horse blankets storm covers Etc. Jewel and Gross Gur prices Are right.--= Idaho forwarding company Jos. R. Ski tee manager Blackfoot Idaho. Old Bunting Bank building powder absolutely pure. A Cream of tartar baking powder. Highest of All in Leavening latest United states government food report. Royal baking powder co., new York. New Lien preferred. No sex of acc holders will he appointed by Mckinley new York n. ., dec. 10.�?oa Washington special to the times says the report is Given out that no Edoffice holders will be appointed to the few offices which it will be in the Power of the next administration to fill. This Rule will be adopted and made inviolable As far As president Mckinley can make it so. Many District attorneys internal Revenue collectors Indian and land agents under president Harrison Are applying for old positions under the new administration. New men have come into politics the last four years and Many old ones ones have never received any recompense for their work done in the past. For this reason As far As possible the the offices will be distributed among the new men or those who have not been honoured in the past. Mrs. Stevenson dead. Reers. That was a cynical remark at the expense of Rich menus sons but it is True that hard and painful experiences like the Young collegians search for employment with his last Dollar in his pocket toughen the Fibre of ones manhood and develop Force of character and with the Possession of Good mental qualities contribute to Success in life a youths companion. Widely known Idaho Pioneer passes away. At five minutes past 6 of clock yesterday morning mrs. Anna d. Stevenson widow of the late e. A. Stevenson passed away after a few Days illness. She was taken sick wednesday morning with a severe cold that shortly turned into pleurisy which continued for three Days so in feeling her Constitution that she practically died of paralysis of the heart. Mrs. Stevenson whose Maiden name was Anna d. Orr was born at Belfast Ireland dec. 9, 1841, and came to new York City when she was one year old. When seventeen years old she with her parents moved to California where in 185 a at red Bluff she married e. A. Stevenson. Iri 1866 they moved to this state living for ten years at Idaho City Grimes pass and in the Payette Valley. When in 1885, or. Stevenson was appointed governor of Idaho they moved to Boise. Mrs. Stevenson had never quite recovered from the Shock caused by the death of governor Stevenson haying grown More feeble Day by Day. She was the Mother of two children but one of whom Charles c. Stevenson survives . The Idaho furniture co., of Pocatello carries the largest line of furniture carpets Wall paper stoves crockery Quee sware and general House furnishings in the state and make special prices to out of town Trade. Biggest line toys and dolls in the county at Wiull amp Greene s. 1/ / glory All around. Uncle Gideon Goodwin thirty years ago was one of the a a characters of the town. At that time the methodist used to gather at the houses to hold their prayer meetings and As Gideon was a devout worshipper of that Creed he was a regular attendant. One night the meeting was held at the House of Harlow Harden and Gideon was there. In those Days excitement ran High and just As the enthusiasm of the assemblage was wrought to the highest pitch a Lunele Harden a As he was always called arose to his feet and lifting up his hands shouted in a voice full of Fervour a glory to Gideon a hardly had the chorus of Athens which the utterance called Forth died away when Goodwin who thought that the Praise was meant for him and was bound to return the compliment jumped up and said a glory to you Uncle Harden a fort Hall news. Messes. Lyons French mrs. Hazen and or. Moore of Blackfoot visited the school one Day last week. Miss m. C. Ramsey and Richard Burns drove to Blackfoot last saturday. Or. C. Churchill was Over to Ross Fork last saturday to get children. The school will have a Christmas entertainment on Christmas eve. A Good programme is expected. The big boys and girls enjoyed the sociable a week ago last Friday evening. K a aha. Teach boys and girls. How to keep a set of books. How to write a rapid business hand. How to spell All the words one uses. How to write a promissory note. How to write a receipt. How to add a column of figures rapidly. How to write a Bank Check. How to make out and receipt a Bill. How to write Good social and business letters. How to write an advertisement for a newspaper. How to know Quot Good soil at sight. How to measure a pile of lumber. How to live within ones income or allowance. How to calculate interests and discounts at any rate for any time. How to write a Call for a Public meeting and a report of the same. How to Tell the Good Points of a horse and How to Tell its age. How to make common repairs about the Home. How to know at sight All the common minerals and rocks of the neighbourhood. How to recognize at sight the common Trees of the farm and the Forest and to know the uses and comparative value of each. How to measure a bin of Grain and to calculate its Market value in pounds or . The wife of or. D. Robinson a prominent Lumberman of Hartwick. N. Y., was sick with rheumatism for 5 months. In speaking of it or. Robinson says a a chamberlains Spain Balm is the Only thing that gave her any rest from pain. For the Relief of pain it cannot be Many very bad cases of rheumatism have been cured by it. For Sale at 50 cents per bottle by Ben Fernish druggist. Christmas Best values new year f Ancy and useful articles Are in demand for both of these dates enamelled Metal novelties new patterns. Celluloid in tasty and delicate designs. J o China fancies hand painted. Mirrors beauties. Plush neat and Good. Paper Machies direct from Japan. Perfumes better than the Best. Of All bolls in variety. So Grything at prices to suit the times at the Pioneer drug store in a ill amp Greene Blackfoot Idaho carries a Complete line off ladies and gents boots and shoes rubbers and overshoes underwear hosiery gloves mittens blankets table covers tin Wear picture frames notions gents and children a clothing overcoats hats Caps and school supplies. Prices below All c. Buntings old stand. Give us a Call and he convinced. My Mem 37 Zzz Zzz store. In 1 found at last. Sure cure for i Kiwi atm Scarcity of Money patronize Home Industry patronize Home merchants raise More poultry and produce More eggs More butter cheese Bacon Grain and bring them to me and get the highest Market Price. We carry a full we Are always pleased to show you goods whether you buy or no a a. A amp. Stzttjll., Blackfoot Idaho
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