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Blackfoot News (Newspaper) - December 26, 1896, Blackfoot, IdahoLocal happenings Para graphed a merry merry Christmas to All. Senator Dubois is expected from Washington before the 1st of january mrs. Charles Hart will leave for the East immediately after the holidays to be gone until the Winter is Over. J some hearts will be sad even at Christmas some Homes have a Newry made vacant chair. Miss Evie Rogers is at Home from st. Margaret a Boise City to spend the holidays. Lee Dillard is Able to be on the streets again after a Long Long spell of typhoid fever. A petition is in circulation to extend the Presto mail route by fort Hall Indian school. This will be a great advantage to that government institution. The Little Hamlet Shelley is growing rapidly in population and business. It is wonderful what an increase of business has grown up at that Point. The wealth of president Cleveland accumulated in Twenty years is estimated at $1,000,000. A Missouri Man since election sold his wife for $15.00. Is that a sign of the coming of the 4�?~ad Vanee agent of Prosperity a or of still harder times. Christmas dance at the opera House this Friday evening. Pocatello will see that the members of the state association of teachers have a Good time. Elaborate preparations Are being made to that end. Members of the incoming legislature Are collecting in Boise some to spend the holidays at the capital and some to arrange plans for their schemes during the season. Ralph Osborn Carl Titus and Harry a Curtis from the agricultural College Logan and Charlie Bassett from the Provo Academy Are spending the holidays at Home. Santa clans is the big Man the hero this week. If children were voters Santa could be elected emperor of the continents and All the islands in the Pacific Ocean. Judge Richards of the third judicial District has resigned. It is generally believed that attorney George h. Stewart of Boise will be appointed to �11 the vacancy. Charlie Berryman is at Home for the holidays. He is in excellent health and looking Well for one who has been crowded with business and the responsibility of business for Many months past. An epidemic of diphtheria is raging among the rabbits near Bloomington Illinois. Bacteriologist have made Microscopical examinations which show pus in the lungs and the presence of the Bacillus of diphtheria. What next or. Pendleton of Idaho Falls and miss Johnston of Seattle were married one morning last week at the Early hour of 2 30. The ceremony was celebrated at the Pacific hotel Pocatello. This k another Case of the Early Bird catching the pretty girl. Tom Watson late candidate for Vic president says the country is tired of the cry of free Silver. Or. Butler says the populists Are tired of the democrats. There now. What will Idaho democrats do under these declarations. The testimony in the legislative contest cases monday was not As voluminous As a sessions congressional record nor from As Many sources As the contestants were looking for. Somehow the witnesses did not obey the summonses and a Looker on said a the whole shebang was disappoint in. A before another Issue of the news Christmas of 1896 will be numbered with the 1896 Christmas of the years gone by. In Many Homes there will be heavy hearts there will be vacant chairs there will be desolate cheerless firesides there will be suffering and sorrows but let those who can carry Sunshine Comfort and Good cheer to those Homes. It will brighten the Day. A Patrick Coughlin the Young murder of Utah met his death on tuesday without a flinch to the last moments he showed his bravado and died like a Man with four Bullet holes through his Youthful county Gazette. Awarded but surely the steady Advance of late years in the sizes of feminine footwear is alarming a generation or two ago two were considered Ladylike and proper now threes could Only be worn by a me modern Cinderella. Girls nowadays revel in files and shall we say it even Sixes and sevens is this an indication of the times a sign of the coming of the new woman of whom we hear so much does it mean that she intends hereafter to take a firmer stand in the world than heretofore and that she is to be a being of magnificent proportions the statistics of height and weight Point that Way. It is told of an old Baptist Parson famous in Virginia a that he once visited a Plantation where the Darkey who met him at the Gate asked which barn he would have his horse put in. A have you two barns a asked the doctor. A yes Sah a replied the Darkey a a dark a de Ole barn and mass a Wales has jes built a new a where do you usually put the horses of clergymen who come to see your master a a Well Sah if Dey a methodist or Baptist we Gene ally puts pm in de Ole barn but if Dey so Pisco pals we puts pm in de new a Well Bob you can put my horse in the new barn in a a Baptist but my horse is an the Way it will be. Eastern advices say Hanna will make the appointments and Mckinley will announce the disappointments. Applicants for places should govern themselves accordingly. An infant dead. The infant daughter of or. And mrs a. D. Quatrell died of pneumonia saturday morning at 6 of clock december 19th, 1896. The funeral services were conducted from the family residence sunday afternoon and the remains of the Little innocent were placed to rest a till the resurrection morn in the Odd Fellows cemetery. Editor dans dead. Editor Caleb f. Davis of the Malad Enterprise is dead. A after a Brave struggle with typhoid fever for Many weeks he gave up a life full of Hope and of Promise and joined the majority encamped on the Fields Over the Divide. Editor Davis was a Young Man but he had lived Long enough to win for himself an enviable place in the journalistic Field in Idaho. His paper ranked with the Best published in the state and his writings were All of interest strength and Force. Long May the turf above his grave be kept Green by his Kindred and friends and fresh in memory by his Brethren of the press. Highest honors worlds fair do two i Cream Baring my most perfect madly. A pure grape Cream of tartar powder. Free from ammonia Alum or any other adulterants. 40 years the Standard a toe abrasion an Accident. Judge Adams of the Federal court yesterday awarded judgment for $2,165.46 to mrs. Sarah Smith against the Western commercial travel Erst association on an Accident policy on mrs. Smiths late husband. The ground of complaint was that the skin was accidentally rubbed Olf or. Smiths toe while breaking in a new pair of shoes that blood poisoning set in causing Smiths death. The judge held the ground of complaint valid saying that it was evident that the skin was rubbed off Smiths toe without his consent was therefore accidental and that blood Poison and death were directly traceable and due to the sore . Human to err to forgive divine. A in our last Issue we in the moments of anger made some sarcasm remarks about h. J. Bigler of this place we wish it thoroughly understood that it is not our intention in the least to Blacken his character nor do we want to say one solitary word against him that is untrue but our Only ambitious in writing was to show to the Public what dealings we have had with him and to top it off with he when he had rented my Sleigh to some body else broke it and furnished us a Sleigh to use while it was getting fixed. We though it a gentlemanly to hire a horse of anybody while we were using Bis Sleigh so we on one occasion used his horse to go half a mile and he Only charged us one Dollar not much this is a fare Sample of h is dealings. A the called at our office on wednesday and we settled up in full we hold a receipt so does he. But you ought to hear the Beautiful language he used in our office. Thanks or. a Fremont county Gazette cutters Bob sleds and runner attachments of fwd is Here and you should prepare to do w la Lefiu business on runners. The new Cooper a of Flat Are by far the strongest and most durable sleds on the Market. Call and examine them before purchasing. We also have a vice line of Robes horse blankets storm covers Etc. And hang is All styles. A our prices Are richt.== Idaho forwarding company old Bunting Bank building. Blackfoot Idaho. The ladies will keep up their suffrage organizations throughout the state. Biggest line toys and dolls in the county at Hull amp Greene a. Onions one cent per Pound at bulls. Our line of Xmas perfumes Are Complete. Call and see them at Fernish a. You should see the Beautiful line of novelties in each department at the Idaho furniture co., Pocatello. The ladies of Pocatello gave a grand leap year Ball on the evening of the 23d. It was their last Public exhibition of their years privileges and they crowned the occasion with Success. A aka no powder absolutely pure. Celebrated for its great Leavening strength and Healthfulness. Assures the food against Alum and All forms of adulteration common to the cheap brands. Royal baking powder co., new York. More than he expected. An old Man was breaking stones Ane Day on a country Road in Wales when a gentleman came Riding along a bother these stones a i done to care where. Take them to hades if you like. A a done to you think your Honor a said the old Man a that id better take Mem to heaven be less in your Honor a Way moments. Of interest to prospectors. The mining department of the University of Idaho will open its Winter course for prospectors on saturday january 9th, 1897. The course will consist of instruction in the use of the blow pipe for determining Gold Silver Copper Lead Etc. Also the More common and useful minerals and talks on the manner of occurrence of the valuable ores. The course will last three or four weeks at the option of those attending. A fee of $2.50 will be charged to cover materials used. All prospectors and others interested Are invited to attend. For any further information address prof. Edward Goodwin Moscow. Idaho. Shelly has a candidate for a Federal appointment land office position or May be Revenue collector. Three new patients were received at the insane Hospital this week and one or two More Are expected before saturday. Remember the poor in the distribution of your Christmas presents. Make glad the Little hearts whose hearts Are longing for some of the Good things generously distributed on that great Day. You will be the happier for it. If you want a Good cup of Tea done to forget that w. A. Bull is still sole agent for the celebrated Fuji Tea. Major c. T. Picton is manager of the state hotel at Denison Texas which the travelling men say is one of the Best hotels in that Section. In speaking of chamberlains Colic cholera and diarrhoea remedy major Picton says a i have used it myself and in my family for several years and take pleasure in saying that 1 consider it an infallible cure for diarrhoea and dysentery. I always recommend it and have frequently administered it to my guests in the hotel and in every Case it has proven itself worthy of unqualified endorsement. For Sale by Ben Fernish druggist. A Large Stock of dolls. We Are Santa Claus. Ben h. Fernish. The old time grandmother by the Way where has she gone she used to be found by the fire in the Chimney Corner darning the family stockings and by turns spoiling or giving advice to the boys and girls about her. Now you must search for her on the Golf links in the Tennis court or on the bicycle path wielding the club or Racket with nearly As much strength As the youngsters themselves and managing her wheel with the skill of an expert. The up to Date Matron realizes the fact that it is never too late to turn athlete. Her motto is no longer a fair fat and forty a that is a thing of the past and most undesirable a keen Chic and sporty is More applicable. She enters the Arena on even terms with her Youthful competitor diffs her Silks and velvets in favor of shorts skirts and shirts and encases her feet which were wont to be her Pride in heavy Russia boots laced and Hob nailed. Free school books. The following interesting figures relative to the expenditures for school books have been obtained from superintendent Foresman a office. In 1894 the amount expended for text books was $44,171,34 in 1895, $7,254.99 and in 1896, $8,293.88, making a total Cost of $59,720.21. During these three years the state has paid $46,467.47, which leaves a balance of $13, 252.74, this being due from the several counties As follows Ada. $568 05 Bannock. 516 13 Bingham. 593 18 Blaine. 1309 96 Boise. 257 85 Bear Lake. 9-14 50 Canyon. 652 08 Cassia. 761 62 Custer. 108 19 Elmore. 329 71 Fremont. 2367 79 Idaho. 489 31 Kootenai. 655 13 Latah. 1108 38 Lemhi. 157 07 Lincoln. 415 86 Nez Perce. 278 63 Oneida. 740 25 Owyhee. 292 60 Shoshone. 601 12 Washington. 132 34 a statesman. Poultry motes. Chopped onions Are beneficial if fed to your Stock occasionally. Squads Are Raedy for Market As soon As they Are Well feathered just before they leave the nest. Provide your poultry with a warm Coop and a Good scratching place if you want eggs this Winter. Never use kerosene on the body of a fowl. Lard alone is sufficient. All Greasy substances will soil the feathers. The Plymouth Rock according to the Standard should have five Points on the comb but six Points Are allowed. The Idaho furniture co., of Pocatello carries the largest line of furniture carpets Wail paper stoves crockery Queens Are and general House furnishings in the state and make special prices to out of town Trade. When most needed it is not unusual for your family physician to be away from Home. Such was the experience of or. J. Y. Shenck editor of the Caddo ind. Ter., Banner when his Little girl two years of age was threatened with a severe attack of croup. He says a my Yvio insisted that i go for the doctor but As our family physician was out of town i purchased a bottle of chamberlains cough remedy which relieved her immediately. I will not be with out in the 25 and 50 cent bottles for Sale by be Fernish druggist. T71ancy and useful articles Are in demand for both of these dates enamelled Metal novelties new patterns. Celluloid in tasty and delicate designs. China fancies hand painted. Mirrors beauties. Plush neat and Good. Paper Machies direct from Japan. Perfumes better than the Best. Toys of All ki1s-d0lls 1 variety. Everything at prices to suit the times at the Pioneer drug store in ill amp Greene Blackfoot Idaho carries a Complete line of p 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. B old stand. By. The pair store. Found at last. Sure cure for Scarcity of Money patronize hoev2e Industry patronize Home merchants Liaise More poultry and produce More eggs More butter cheese Bacon Crain and bring them to me and get the highest Market Price. We carry a full line we Are always pleased to show you goods whether you buy or no a a. A. Blackfoot t3ttt to. A a Idaho
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