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Blackfoot News (Newspaper) - December 26, 1896, Blackfoot, IdahoYol. 10.Blackfoot, Bingham county Idaho saturday december 26, 1896. No. 31 a items of local interest. Tax collector Crowley reports that the taxpayers Are coming up nobly with their payments this month. Hon. H. O. Harkness of Mccammon was in the City wednesday. Miss Mae Wheeler is graciously dispensing Christmas goods and notions Over the counter at buntings. Miss Annie Bassett has returned from Salt Lake City for the holidays. The Supit eme court of Utah holds the election of november 3d valid and All is now Serene in the new state. Wheat is Worth a big round Dollar a Hundred at the Mill. General manager Vogler of the Black foot and Challis stage line returned tuesday evening from a tour of inspect ton Over his line. State senator Bassett of Fremont county is in the City. The masonic Lodge will have a Public installation of officers and a banquet at their meeting next monday evening. A new ,1 a Powell a has been established on the Blackfoot amp Challis stage line in the lost River country with George w. Powell postmaster. The subject at the methodist Church next sunday morning will be a the Corner Stone of in the evening a the Sale of the Robert Osborn came Down from Anaconda wednesday morning to spend the holidays at Home. Miss Mcfadden of Hailey will spend the holidays in Blackfoot the guest of miss Blanche Jones. The Ericson school under the management of or. Bell teacher gives a Christmas tree and entertainment tonight. The Holiday edition of the Pocatello Tribune is by All Odds the handsomest and Best Eyer issued from any Idaho press room. It needs Only to be seen to be admired and praised. All the pupils of Blackfoot attending colleges and schools away Are at Home for the holidays but John Wiliam Jones. The great distance to Faribault Minnesota prevents a thought of his coming. A Christmas tree will be in Bloom beneath each churches Steeple and Santa Claus will come to night to bless Blackfoot a Little people. W. G. Stufflebeam is again in charge of the Blackfoot and the travelling Public and the Public generally will find the Blackfoot equal to the Best hotels anywhere in the state. Bannock county commissioners have called a special meeting for saturday to appoint a county attorney and county school superintendent under the new amendments carried at the last election. The mercy and help department of the Epworth league through miss Jessie Houck and miss Elva Berryman has collected a lot of clothing and food for needy families. A merry merry Christmas to every Home to which the news finds its Way. May the Christmas of 1896 be the brightest the happiest and the cheesiest known to those Homes. Mrs. Lee Dillard who has been at deaths door for Many weeks from typhoid fever is somewhat improved and her friends Are encouraged to believe she will recover. The weather has kindly come to the towns Rescue on the Side walk question. It has bound up the mud in its Frozen grip. Miss. Woozley a student of Logan agricultural College is spending the holidays with her Cousin mrs. Thos. Johnson the episcopal sunday school will celebrate Christmas eve with a Christmas tree and a musical and literary programme a Broncho Pete a a Cowboy was killed by an officer s posse near Shoshone last wednesday night for resisting arrest for attempted murder. If you want to please an old woman Tell her that her prescription was the Best you Ever tried for the measles whooping cough mumps a Rheu Matiza and corns. The methodist sunday school will celebrate Christmas eve with Santa Claus a tree and a prepared program in which the Little folks will appear in songs recitations Etc. A Good time is looked for and the Little folks Are tiptoeing in expectation of Santa a gifts. To the Many friends who so kindly tendered their Aid and expressed such warm sympathy during our late bereavement occasioned by the loss of our Darling Little one we return our most sincere and Heartfelt thanks. Or. And mrs a. D. Quant reel. The Baptist sunday school will have two Trees for the Benefit of its Little folks Christmas eve one for presents from parents and friends and the other from its members. A Good programme of music recitations Etc., will be rendered. A polling of the legislature of Utah by the Salt Lake Tribune shows judge Henderson Foremost in the race for u. S. Senate and Moses Thatcher a close second with Rowlings Powers and other in the rear. Must resign. The Post office department at Washington notified All Idaho postmasters elected to the legislature that they must either resign As postmaster or As legislator. The postal guide Section 332, Page 948, expressly declares that a postmaster cannot serve As a legislator of a state. This order effects Bassett of Rexburg Coughanour of Payette and Sam Davis of Idaho City and of Peck of Idaho county. Beginning of the end. An important prisoner. Sheriff h. W. Keifer returned from Hailey this thursday morning with an important prisoner named Morton wanted in this county on the charge of criminally assaulting a Little girl 12 years old. Morton if we mistake not spent several weeks in Blackfoot about 2 years ago with a woman doctor the friends of the notorious Cummings who was afraid of Banks and carried his $165,000 ? clean Cash very clean in an old Oil cloth grip sack to the bewilderment of All who were quietly taken into his Confidence. Some important developments Are expected to come of this Case. Christmas has come again. Another year with its changes with its pleasures and its sorrows with its Sunshine and its shadows with its Light and its darkness with its Joys and its heartaches has brought us to another Christmas the season for rejoicing and for general Good feelings and a desire for a peace on Earth and Good will toward every family has had its Days of pleasure and everyone its nights of sorrow during the year. The comforting Sunshine has peeped in at every window and the Shadow of trouble has crossed every threshold. Pleasures and sorrows have been co mingled for some More of pleasure for others More of sorrow and anguish. To those who have survived the changes and the losses of the year we bespeak for you a Day of Good cheer and Good feeling. Rejoice that Christmas has come to you again and make yourself Happy by adding to the happiness of those around you. He who adds to the happiness of the greatest number on this auspicious Day will have the most comforting reflections every Day of his journey along the pathway of next year. Blanche Lamon t is murderer nearing the scaffold. San Francisco dec. 21.-what May prove to be the beginning of the end of the Durrast Case took place in the chamber of the supreme court today. The Brief of Theodore Durrant was filed although there will be much discussion As to whether it could be legally filed the usual time for so doing haying elapsed. However Durrant was finally granted a resubmission. Attorney general Fitzgerald also filed a Brief replying to defendants counsel. Durrant is now Given 10 Days in which to file a Brief reply after which the Case of Blanche Lamont a murder will be finally decided. Asylum entertainment. I. Christmas . Bach choir and orchestra. 3. Selection a on Broadways sch. Purer orchestra. 3. Vocal Solo a the broken Pitcher. H. Pontet miss aus. 4. messes. Lauretsen and Nelson. 5. orchestra. 6. Clarinet Solo a Rock in the Cradle of the deep. Knight or. Nelson. 7. Christmas greeting. Immediately following the musical programme will be rendered the comedy entitled a private cast mrs. Boar dam i. Aus miss Steak Pounder Cooke mrs. J. R. James mrs. Tramp,.miss l. Flynn taken 1 a or. Laurenson Ruzzene 1 re orders a f. A a Frantz , we. Young. Episcopal entertainment. The following programme on Christmas eve will be presented by the st. Paul a Sabbath school exercises to be Gin at 7 30 of clock a shark 1 the Herald Angels sing. Hymn by choir opening address. Grace Bunting Welcome scholars recitation a Christmas on the Polly. Georgia Hammond Reading a a Jamie a and Annie a Christmas Laura Bunting dialogue by eight Little girls. Nina Killingworth Alice Smith Eva Woods Josie Johnson Laura Marrin Alvi Quant Reil Lydia Quantrell Blanche Tincher. Recitation a a Little girls speech. Lulu Curtis recitation a a merry Christmas. Flora Johnson recitation a the Beautiful Story. Emma killing Worth recitation a a million children waiting. Lyman Bunting recitation Quot Don t you think Winters better a All? Hammond recitation a using a song of Santa clause. Charlie Bunting song a who was in the Manger Laid a. By scholars recitation a the strange child a Wheeler recitation a a the children a Telegram. Minnie Glen recitation a Christmas Day. Katie Wall song a glory to god on recitation a Santa Claus Woods recitation a Christmas Wall Reading a a the Model Church. Mattie Johnson recitation a a guess for the children. Carl Hammond recitation a Good Lyons hymn a to Como Allye faithful�?�., by choir to close the evening the presentation of prizes by Santa Claus. Not year Ball. A grand Ball will be Given at the opera House thursday night december 31st, 1896. Come and dance the old year out and the new year in. Everybody cordially invited to attend. Admission $1.00. Fort Hall news. The school will have a weeks vacation commencing on thursday and ending monday week. Miss Nettie Foley has gone to visit friends in Montana during the holidays. Hon. Thos. B. Teter u. S. Indian agent of Ross Fork was visiting around the school grounds one Day last week. Or. Levi Levering was guest of Rev or. And mrs. Frost Over sunday in Blackfoot. A wedding took place at Ross Fork last Friday at the Connecticut Mission House both parties Are Well known Here. Or Harry Hudson and miss Martin Rev. Or. Travis of Pocatello officiating. Miss Bertie Funkhouser has returned Home from Salt Lake to spend the Christmas holidays with her parents. Kagaha. New York dec. 21.�?two great demonstrations in favor of struggling Cuba took place in this City tonight. One was a Street Parade of the organization called the friends of Cuba. The other was a mass meeting at Cooper Union called by the cuban league of the United state. Several thousand men took part in the Street Parade and Many thousands More lined the sidewalks and cheered enthusiastically along the line of March. The procession formed on East eight sixth Street and eight seventh Street and marched by Way of third and Lexington avenues and Broadway to Cooper Union. Franz Mayer president of the organization was grand marshal. The column was divided into ten battalions. An american Flag was carried at the head of each battalion with two cuban soldiers As escorts. The mottoes. A Large number of transparencies were carried illustrating Spanish massacres. One showing the killing of Maceo bore the title a a Spain a latest Triumph in murdering under Flag of other inscriptions were a let Congress act the people will uphold a american for Liberty and a remember Washington and a uphold the Monroe a another Star to the Constellation of a for gods Sake Stop the murder in a we die but no a Viva Cuba a join the american friends of Cuba our object is to assist the Downtrodden cubans and to prohibit Spain from committing further assassinations a Topeka kas., dec. 2,0.�?before the election of a u. S. Senator takes place in Kansas senator Peffer will be confronted with an embarrassing Story which he May not be Able to explain to the members of the legislature. In 1893 it was charged that Peffer connived with the sugar Trust and secured the appointment for his son to inspect sugar works in Kansas Nebraska and California at $10 per Day and that his utterances it and votes in the Senate smacked of Friendship for the sugar combination. Republican newspapers discussed this matter freely. Now that a senator i election is near the Story has been revived but this time by a California editor who sees an Opportunity to sell his information and at the same time to assist in defeating senator Peffer. The California Man has written to j. W. Breidenthal Peffers chief competitor offering to furnish Complete evidence to convict Peffer of conniving with the sugar trusts for the sum of $500. Or. Breidenthal in an interview to Day declined to give the name of the California editor but he said that he had received this proposition but would not be a party to it. The Man he said offered to print a Page of evidence connecting Peffer with the sugar Combine through the employment of his son and would Send marked copies of the paper to every newspaper in Kansas. Breidenthal declined to have anything to do with the scheme but he admitted to Day that the California editor could furnish some piquant Reading _ a mouse of some account. A correspondent writing from Gray a Idaho to the Salt Lake Tribune says mouse flesh is not generally regarded As a toothsome Dainty nor is one of the Little House pests of sufficient size to gratify a starving Many a yearning for food. Yet upon a mouse Edward Doull subsisted for seven Days whilst lost in the Ca Dou mountains. During this week his sufferings were terrible. Not Only was he compelled to endure the pangs of hunger but the anguish of exposure to the intense cold of the Winter Clad mountains. When found Doull was in pitiful condition. His feet were Frozen and he was so weak from continued exposure that he could not have survived another night. On november 21st, Doull who was an employee of american Placer campany left Grays to return Over the Caribou mountains to the company a ground on the Northeast Side of the Range. He proceeded rapidly and in safety until he reached the Summit of the Mountain. Than a blinding Snow storm began. Doull lost his Way. When the storm ended the Snow had changed the contour of the mountains so that Doull was unable to Tell his whereabouts. The thermometer remained almost stationery at 18 degrees below Zero while Doull was wandering hopelessly among the Hills. On the third Day he found a deserted Cabin and in it he captured a mouse almost As hungry and cold As himself. It furnished the Only meal Doull had during his week of wandering. The head and toes he did not eat because As he said he feared the claws would scratch him while being swallowed and the head might interfere with his digestion. Afterwards he regretted having left these morsels behind. On november 27th he was found by James Sibbet jr., a citizen of Grays and taken to the latter a Home where for a time he Lay in a critical condition. He is now beginning slowly to recover. Household notes. Dolls All kinds sizes and prices the fair store. At w. A Wood in agent has just received a car Load of Choice Rock Springs Coal. Give him your orders. Come to the fair store and see our Christmas goods. weeks ago Between Geo. A. Worden a and Blackfoot a double dark Gray shawl. The finder Cau leave the same at news office. Knives Laid by for a time Are Apt to become Rusty and to spo.1. Leub big the Blades with vaseline will keep them m perfect order. Silver candlesticks continue to please especially when accompanied by one of the new shades of pierced Silver with coloured silk lining. Popular materials for bodice accessories Are silk mull Fine lawns velvet and Chiffon with ribbon lace insertion and edging for finishing touches. For evening gowns net is being used in great profusion but it is net treated in its most extravagant fashion with trimmings of steel or jewels of Jet. Silver grape scissors and grape fingers Are in order. The first snips the fruit from the Cluster the second picks it up and conveys it to the Mouth of the luxuriant person who eats it notice for publication. Desert entry u. S. Land office Blackfoot Idaho 1 december 21,1806. F notice is hereby Giyen that Henry Dobson of Idaho Falls Bingham county Idaho has filed notice of intention to make proof on his desert entry claim no 1971, for the swamp nwv4, nvvv4 swy Nell Seq swj4, Sec. 11, to. I s., r 37 e., before the Register receiver at Blackfoot Idaho on saturday the 30tb Day of january 1897. He names the following witnesses to prove the Complete irrigation and reclamation of said land John f. Shelley Charles Rapp William w. Bartlett William j. Stoddart allot Shelley Idaho. Jno g. Brown Register. Isa new departure to Foj received five weeks ago the y 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 a it will Burn. Each purchaser of or More will be entitled to Register a u guess a a of length of time Candle will Burn and to the lady and gentleman coining nearest ire offer the following prizes to the lady her Choice of any jacket of Cape in the 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 a his Choice of any boy s overcoat or suit in the House. C. Bunting amp co. We Are Headquarters for i 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 Biethals Ben h. Fernish druggist. Stoves sati l did you say stoves 1ttj you did and you think of buy 1 f ing a stove either steel Range or heating stove you want to see our prices. Having determined to t 4 a a 4 4 4 �5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 our entire line of stoves. 4 % 4 4 4 4 4 a 4 4 4 we will sell stoves lower than any one. $ j we did not conclude to do this until after getting our Winter Supply consisting of t 4 a t 4 is x about 50 stoves. This is a i genuine offer i 7 and All we ask is for you to come a and see our prices. A we also have a full Stock of 4 4 4 a 4 4 x 4 4 �?�5 f 4 4 4 a 4 4 a 4 4 4 skillets stovepipe elbows and % 4 4 Wash boilers Coffee boilers Tea Kettle pots griddles 5444,44441444444444444444444444544444444�?T444444444 everything in the line As cheap or cheaper than anyone Blackfoot Idaho

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