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Blackfoot News (Newspaper) - March 7, 1896, Blackfoot, IdahoYol. 9. Blackfoot Bingham county Idaho saturday March 7, 1896. No. 41 the news condensed. A Lodge of a. P. A a was organized Here in Blackfoot last Friday evening with about 20 or 25 members. Kentucky May not elect a successor to Blackburn. There is talk of legislative adjournment next week. The Omaha cattle Market is reported better. Top cattle quoted at 4.10, and advancing. Hogs Are also higher. A magic lantern exhibition at the opera House this Friday evening. Don t miss it. The members of the Baptist Church at their last business meeting showed their appreciation of their pastor by a unanimous vote to retain him. March weather started in a Little Chilly but then it was not too cold to keep candidates from nailing horseshoes Over their doors. The Little folks Harry Berryman Flora Berryman and Howard Wasley who have been quite sick All the week area improving. Rev. J. R. Yost will preach at fair View school House next sunday at 3 of clock p. M. Judge Shoemaker is slowly i owing worse from Day to Day and cannot possibly stand the encroachment of the cancer upon vital Points much longer. Agent 3. A. Collins and assistant Johnnie Baker make the Best official team at any Railroad station in Idaho. Lucky Blackfoot the Winter has at last Given us an Opportunity to speak poetically of snowy mountains and of a the Beautiful in the valleys. This week has Given us a genuine cold spell and a genuine Snow fall. Governor Greenhalge of Massachusetts died thursday morning at 12 30 of clock. This creates a vacancy in the gubernatorial chair As the lieutenant governor cannot succeed to the office. At the m. E. Church next sunday morning the pastor will preach on a the lawyers question the Savior a answer. A you can weigh on the Diamond Scales for 10 cents perfectly True and Correct. John Montgomery. On monday evening March 16th, there will be a concert at the m. E. Church at which time a very Fine musical program will be rendered. Governor Morton of new York has captured the Florida delegation to the National Republican convention in st. Louis. His a a bar la will capture others before the 16th of june. The ladies of Idaho Falls will give a grand leap year Ball Friday evening March 13th. Their arrangements Are All perfected and a splendid time is assured for All who May attend the annual a a ingathering Celebration of the methodist sunday school sunday evening promises to be an interesting occasion. Every Parent and every Lover of sunday school work in Blackfoot should be present. The officers teachers and scholars say come. Charles Manassa the Young Man of Pocatello who was shot at Montpelier several weeks ago at a card table died tuesday. After the shooting Mcllwaine the murderer was tried for unlawful shooting was convicted and sentenced to the Penitentiary for five years. Now Manassa is dead what next four souls with but a double thought four hearts that beat As two. Judge Stevens gave life to the above poetic sentiment in celebrating the marriage of John h. Mitchell and Elizabeth a. Hull of Shelly and Dixon Kyle and Emma Gravatt of Howe Idaho this week. Blackfoot is not a Gretna Green but it is the judge s soft sentimental and poetic style which makes him popular with lovers and keeps him a Busy priest officiating at Hymen a altar. The news last week repeated the Rumor of a change of clerks at the Ross Fork Indian Agency. We have been reliably informed that there were foundations for the Rumor but agent Teter has made up his mind to retain the present clerk and has wired the commissioner his wishes in the matter. The contemplated change was not because of inefficiency or incompetency on the part of the present incumbent but to get a Man better acquainted with the indians on the reservation. Buy your Blue Stone at Ben Fernish s. W. A. Bull is daily receiving his Spring and summer Stock of goods. Two indians Are still in the county jail. They Are under indictment for rape and the penalty for that crime under the United states Laws is death. Wanted Good fresh ranch butter. Bunting amp co. W. E. Borah received a Telegram from Moscow at 2 of clock yesterday stating that his wife was worse. At 8 30 in the evening he received another message to the effect that she was resting easier and that there was no immediate danger. Or. Borah intended to leave for Moscow this morning but in View of the last message he will not go until after the Ferris Case is con eluded which will probably be some time , March 5th. The singing classes under or. Kiefer a direction Are progressing rapidly. The senior class which meets every tuesday evening numbers about 50 members the Junior class has Only 25 members but should have Many More. The Cost is very Little and the Benefit is great. Hereafter the Junior class will meet at the methodist Church at 5 30 of clock each tuesday afternoon this being a better hour for children then the heretofore evening hour. Both classes will still be open to new members on next tuesday. Personal references. Beak Eldridge of Ross Fork attended court tuesday. Commissioner Ericson has gone to Colorado for a few Days. Or. Beane of Pocatello was up on a professional Call wednesday. Post office inspector Wayland went Over to Challis thursday morning. Miss Andersons school at Ross Fork closed last Friday for the term. Deputy marshal Sam Taylor was a Busy court officer at this weeks term. Judge a. W. Fisher and wife came from Pocatello monday. State Engineer Mills has gone to Washington. Or. Presto Burrell joined the g. A. R. Post Blackfoot tuesday evening. W. E. Wheeler editor of the Idaho Falls Register was a juror of the u. S. Court this week. Agent Teter clerk Mcbeth and or. Wass of Ross Fork Agency attended court this week. Special land agent Sadler returned thursday morning to Valentine Nebraska. President Cluff of the Peoples canal company came up from Provo Friday morning. Col. G. V. Bryan came Over from Hailey and spent last sunday in the Grove City. Judge Beatty does not like to be troubled with Indian cases that might be settled outside of his court. Miss Houck and mrs. Stone attended a social at mrs. R. W. Farisy residence Idaho Falls last Friday evening. George Chapin and r. W. Faris of Idaho Falls were grand jurors at this weeks term of court. George f. Gagon George l. Wall and c. V. Jenkins attended a masonic Lodge meeting at Idaho Falls wednesday evening. Colonel and mrs. Hannaford will probably go East monday morning colonel to Washington and mrs Hannaford to Chicago. Judge Beatty clerk a. L. Richard son attorney Forney and marshal Crutcher returned to Boise thursday morning. Parley Williiams of Salt Lake l. R. Rogers of Ogden it. S. Spencer of Montpelier j. W. Eden a t. Steeves and Tom Terrell of Pocatello actor United states court proceedings. The United states court for its Spring term at Blackfoot began its session monday at 10 of clock with judge Beatty clerk Richardson attorney Forney and marshal Crutcher present. A grand jury was empanelled with Geo. Chapin Foreman and Frank w. Beane clerk. The first Case called was that of the United states is Ephraim Burgeson. The defendant pleaded guilty to the indictment for cutting government Timber and was fined ten dollars. United states is c. F. Goodenough defendant pleaded guilty to indictment for settling on reservation lands and was fined ten dollars. United states is. John Martin defendant pleaded guilty to indictment for larceny and was sentenced to the Penitentiary at Boise for two years. Oregon Short line and Utah Northern railway co., is. H. O. Harkness amp co. Plaintiff Given leave to Amend complaint and Case continued. Edward Bude it al. Is. Jos. Rodgers. Demurrer and complaint argued and sustained. Plaintiff Given leave to Amend and defendant 30 Days to answer. Mary m. Scott is. S. H. H. Clark it al., receivers Etc. Demurrer to complaint argued and sustained. Plaintiff has 30 Days to Amend. Charles d. Hammond administrator is s. H. H. Clark it al same order As in last Case. R. S. Spence and l. R. Rogers admitted to practice As attorneys of United states court. Court then wednesday noon adjourned. The United states grand jury. The United states grand jury pm panne led for the March term of the United states court at Blackfoot did its work Well and did it quickly Hon. George Chapin was Foreman and Hon. Frank w. Beane Secretary. During its session it reported four True Bills and ignored two com pal in to. In the cases of the indians under charge of violating police regulations governing indians on the reservation it recommended that they be returned to the agent at Ross Fork to be dealt with As their respective cases May warrant. In the Case of mrs. A. W. Fisher if was recommended that she be held under Bonds until the next meeting of the court in september for additional testimony. The jury acknowledged by reported thanks the uniform Courtesy of the officials and wednesday morning asked to be discharged. A a at Home in the new building Bunting amp co. Are at Home in their new store building. It is a splendid building in All of its departments the Best in Southern Idaho. Call and see them and look Over their magnificent displays. B. Wheeler general manager with his usual Courtesy will introduce you around and Point out the special attractions and name for you the great bargains. A letter of protest Neys at the u. S. Court. Posters Are out advertising a social dance at the Blackfoot hotel this Friday evening. Cuban War is mostly on paper something on the style of Market Lake Bannock Indian War last summer. The fort Hall Indian school is preparing for big crops of Grain potatoes and vegetables the coming season. The congregation of Oxford University refused to Confer the degree of Bachelor of arts upon women. One thousand tablets at All prices at Ben h. Fernish a just received. Oats wanted at w. A. Bulls $1.00 per Hundred in Trade. After the Snow storm comes the Sunshine. Done to worry. A Lively fight is on in Nebraska. General Manderson has declared himself a candidate for presidential honors and has demanded fair play in the selection of delegates to the Republican National convention. Senator Thurston who succeeded Manderson. Is out with an Appeal in behalf of Mckinley and says that Manderson is being used As a a favorite son Quot for the purpose of beating the Ohio candidate. It is doubtful if Manderson gets any delegates from his Home . From senator Dubois and congressman Wilson against the segregation of West Side lands under the a Carey act. A House of representatives Washington d. C., feb. 8, �?T96. F Hon. S. W. Lamoreaux commissioner of general land office Washington d. we have reliable information that a certain corporation known As the a american Falls canal and Power company of Utah has made application for the segregation of some 66,000 acres of land from the Public Domain under and by virtue of the provisions of the act of june 30th, 1894, commonly known As the a Carey this application embraces land lying along Snake River in the state of Idaho from a Point above Blackfoot to a Point at or near american Falls. We desire to enter our protest against the allowance of the segregation of lands from the Public Domain under this application for the reason that it will work a great injury and injustice to irrigation works already constructed and to those engaged in the construction thereof As Well As to actual and Bona fide settlers on Large areas of land in question. The Peoples canal and irrigation company a corporation organized under the Laws of Idaho on the co operative plan has already constructed a canal known As the a a people a canal a which is from thirty to sixty feet wide on the Bottom and of an average depth of five feet carrying four feet of water and this canal is constructed Twenty five Miles from its head Gate some nine Miles above the town of Blackfoot Idaho. Eighty men and teams Are now at work extending this canal in pursuance of its plans and purposes and when it is completed it will be forty five Miles in length. Said Peoples canal and irrigation company has been organized by actual settlers on the Public Domain and is being constructed by them for the purpose of reclaiming arid lands lying under said canal and thereby furnishing Homes for Home seekers. Some 200 families have settled upon said lands and As a result of this anal 50 desert and 125 Homestead entries have been made under the United states land Laws on lands lying under this canal. The interests of a people in an arid Region demand that the owner of the soil shall likewise own the right to the use of the water which irrigates it. The purposes of the a Carey act were not to interfere with works already in operation or construction and with the rights of settlers on that Public Domain but it was intended to be a Means whereby vacant arid lands totally unimproved and a reclaimed might be redeemed and brought into a state of cultivation. In that direction its practical application can be of great Benefit to the people in the arid West but we submit that in the Case of this application in question it will work a Manifest injustice and hardship to the people whose rights have already intervened. If this segregation is permitted All of the vacant lands under the a a people a canal above referred to will be separated from the Public Domain and will become dependent upon and tributary to the said a american Falls canal and Power it would be manifestly unfair and unjust to the people whose labor and Industry have constructed the a a people a canal for a distance of Twenty five Miles under great hardships and privations to be denied the legitimate fruits of their toil by this segregation. Such segregation would practically ruin the a Upeor pie s canal a because it would subject a Large area of the lands lying immediately thereunder to irrigation from another system which was not contemplated or even suggested when the a a people a canal was commenced. Moreover the american Falls canal company is a foreign corporation is not organized on the co operative plan and has less than three Miles of works constructed with no possibility of irrigating any land during the coming season. We believe that the land under the a a people a canal is in contemplation of the a Carey act practically reclaimed now because it Only needs the distribution of the water on the different subdivisions and the Extension of the canal on which eighty Home seekers Are now Labouring. The a Carey act was intended to assist rather than retard settlement and reclamation of the Public Domain. If this segregation is permitted it will be used to defeat the very purposes and objects of its originators. The foregoing representations Are made to us by a Large number of representative citizens directly interested in this matter and we believe that the statements Are absolutely True. We therefore ask that no segregation be made or any action taken by the department on the application of the american Falls company until the people directly interested shall have an Opportunity to enter a protest. Very respectfully Fred t. Dubois. Edgar Wilson the markets. Corrected every thursday evening eggs per lard per Pound. Butter per Pound. 15 @ Beans per Pound. Apples dried per Pound. Apples per Box. Orange per dozen. 35 @ bananas per dozen. Flour per 50 a it Oats per Hundred. Wheat per Hundred. Alfalfa seed per Pound. Chickens live per Pound. 07 @ fresh oysters per can. Honey per Pound. Potatoes per Hundred. Cabbage per Pound. Hogs live per Hundred. Hogs dressed per Hundred. Beef on foot steers per Hundred. Beef on foot cows per Hundred. Hides Green per Hundred. Hay per ton. 3 50 @ 15 12 h 20 06 1 05 50 40 1 75 1 25 75 08 08 50 15 50 04 3 00 4 00 2 00 2 00 4 00 4 00 to the people of Southeastern Idaho Pic acc Afflic that our lines will embrace Tadt nil it dry goods clothing hats Caps boots shoes furnishings. Staple and fancy groceries Queens Are harness and harness trim mings flows harrows. Scrapers Bam Ler wagons barbed wire furniture and in fact everything usually carried a general Stock. Bunting amp you troubled with a sold ? Call on us we have on hand the following cough syrups Mem a a a a a King s new discovery Shiloh a cough cure Chamberlain s cough cure Ayers Cherry pectoral compound syrup of tar also any other Patent medicines. Stationery perfumery tobacco pipes cigars Etc. Gh0igest candies in the Gity. Physicians prescriptions carefully compounded Day or night strict attention to mail orders. Ben h. Fernish druggist , Blackfoot ladies 1. A a a dress for every lady in Bingham county 3,000 Yards of Beautiful prints in All shades that must be closed out at 5e. Per Yard to make room for new goods coming. W. A. Bull. To f v we Kave at present �oiv.-. Plenty of Money to loan on Well up a improved farms. Farmers make your applications As soon As possible. Lind t j a a say amp co. Idaho Falls. Ida. The Blackfoot lumber co. Has now placed orders for seven cars of lumber and u car of doors and Sash. We Are now buying in Large quantities and will keep a Complete Stock and we will sell As cheap As possible so As to encourage the people in building Homes. A d. Quant Kell manager. I have received a big part of which Are now open for your inspection consisting of everything in the line of the very latest fabrics and patterns in All kinds of Wash goods Spring dress goods i single dress patterns laces braids insertions Etc. T if jul la of once More to Call your attention i w a 1 to Strootmann a line of ladies and children a shoes. I consider them the very Best shoes for the Money in the United states. Stroot Man shoes that i sell for $2.75 will Cost you $3.50 in Many other makes. Strootman shoes that i sell for $3.00 will Cost you 3.75 in Many other makes and no better shoes. If you have not tried them do so and be convinced. 1 i have just received a new line of boys suits and would like to have you inspect them for Price and Quality i have received a new lot of the Cele Masai u i e brat de Florsheim a new Fine shoes in Kangaroo Brovan and calf in the different Width. Come and look at them. See our menus they Are a Corker so As All our hew suits new Lsne of neckwear. He. Bietha1t. Blackfoot Idaho

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