|Paper||Washington County News|
|Rights||No Copyright - United States (NoC-US)|
|Publisher||Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah|
|Article Title||Local and General|
|Paper||Washington County News|
What about the 4th. Tin.- first crop of iigs this year is an exceptionally good one. Kocklaying has again been resumed on the new school house. SlS.vL BINDING TWINE 14 cents per lb at E. ii. Snow's store. EXCELLENT PASTURAGE 81 per month. St. George Cattle Co. Mrs. Addie E. Price is having her dwelling house greatly improved. If the 4th of July is to be celebrated It is about time something was done. Apply to E. B. Snow's Furniture Store for Binding Twine, 14 cents per pound. Twenty-three tons of copper bullion were shipped from the Dixie smelter this week. Dr. Thomas G. Lines of Kanab is visiting here, and is a guest of Dr. Frederic Clift and wife. Col. H. L. Pickett, of the Savanac Mining Co , left for return to Salt Lake city on the loth inst. Miss Josephine Casto has been employed em-ployed as an additional cook at the Apex mine boarding house. Attorney Geo. R. Lund of Provo, who has been visiting relatives here, left for return to Provo Friday. Mrs. C. E. Knell, of Pinto, died on the 10th inst., aged 38 years. She leaves a family of six children. Charles A. Workman of Virgin received re-ceived the non-partisan nomination for County Supterintendant of district schools Monday. Albert Fellows of Salt Lake city, who has been working for some time at the Apex mine, left for his home yesterday morning. Charles E!. Freuin, of New York, who has been prospecting in Western states for some time, is searching for precious metals in this vicinity. Several items have been omitted from our chronological report owing to given names and dates not being furnished fur-nished by correspondents. Supt. Isaac Jennings of 'the Grand Gulch copper mine arrived in this city yesterday from the north and expects to leave for the mine today. The Apex mine force has been increased in-creased this week to twenty-six hands. In addition to this the smelter employs fifteen hands when it is running A Democratic primary is called for Wednesday, the 20th inst., at 8: 30 p. m.. to elect thirteen delegates to attend at-tend the County convention on the 23rd. The Eclipse mining claim, in the Bull Valley mining district, was recorded re-corded here on the 15th inst., the locators lo-cators being Lyman Canfield and James Canfield. The Pinto No. 1 mining claim, in the Pinto mining district, was located on the 18th day of April by A. S. Thornton, J. B. Morris and E. B. Thornton and recorded here yesterday. Alex. B. Andrus, the genial and popular bookkeeper and clerk for James Andrus & Sons, left for Salt Lake city Friday morning for a couple of weeks vacation in the State capital. Stake conference was held last Sunday Sun-day and Monday, the visiting brethren being Elders Seymour B. Young and C. D. Fjeldsted, of the first seven presidents pres-idents of Seventies. The attendence was not nearly so good as usual. During this morning's session Erastus B. Snow, of St George, a son of the Apostle whose memory is revered by all Utah Scandinavians, was observed in the audience, and called to the stand by Elder A. H. Lund. Deseret News' report of Scandinavian Jubilee. LOCAL AM) GENERAL. The lirst crop of tigs are ripe. Grain hurvnt has cuir.inenced. Second crop of luccrn bring cut. (iwiriri! Miitui left l'ur Halt Luxe cuy Tuesday for a visit. Arthur Webb of LaVerkin is suffering suffer-ing with rheumatism. WASHINGTON" COUNTY FAIR September II, 12 and 13, lituU. .Mrs. Eleanor McAllister and son of Kanab are visiting relatives here. Ilurvey F.tubion of Hunkerville is making bricks in the Washington field. James Orvin, a victim of DeLamar dust, was buried at Beaver on the 10th. September 11th, 12th and l.'ith are the dates for the Washington County Fair. IvJwin Jones of Mesquite was in St. George Tuesday and paid The News a pleasant visit. Lyman Canfield of Hamblin, who has boon here on mining' business, left for his home Thursday. John S. Woodbury of Cedar city was in St. George on business and visiting relatives this week, A number of our citizens started from St. George on a round-up Tuesday, working towards Diamond valley. Mrs. Allen Wakeling and Mrs. Jos. Ox borrow arrived here from Lund, Nevada, last Saturday, the 9th, on a visit to relatives. Census enumerator Walter H. Slack finished the census of St. George Thursday, and left for Santa Clara that day to take the census there. A Republican convention for the fifth Judicial district is being held today to-day at Milford. Washington County is not represented. S. L. Adams with his wife and family left for Kanab Tuesday upon receipt of a telegram to the effect that the father of Mrs. Adams, Mr. Jackson, was very ill Pears and peaches are ripe down in Dixie. They are cutting the second crop of lucern and harvesting the wheat crop. How is that for southern Utah. Provo Democrat. William Stirling of Leeds paid our sanctum a pleasant call Monday. Bro. Stirling has recently returned from the Scottish mission, and reports having enjoyed his labors very much. His wife is seriously ill. Rev. M. B. Rairden of Omaha, who has been visiting H. H. Harder and wife here, left for return home Monday. Mon-day. Mr. Harder drove him to Mo-dena Mo-dena via Pine and Grass valleys, and he was charmed with these mountain resorts. At a meeting of the Washington County Fair Association held on Monday, Mon-day, the dates for holding the Fair were fixed at September 11, 12 and 13 Committees were also instructed to prepare their premium lists as early as possible. George E. Miles was set apart as Stake Superintendent of Sunday Schools, last Monday, with John T. Woodbury and Brigham Jarvis as assistants. as-sistants. Richard Morris, who has held the superintendency for many years has resigned. W. W. Old, of the St. George Copper Mining & Smelting Co., expects to leave for Salt Lake city tomorrow. He will leave his son here for about two weeks under treatment of, Dr. Affleck. Mr. Old is immensely pleased with the bright future of the Dixie copper property. Arthur E. Snow of Salt Lake city, who has been here on business and visiting old-time friends and relatives, left for return to Salt Lake Friday morning. The love of his old "Dixie" home still burns within the breast of Mr. Snow, who has great hopes for the future of "Dixie." Pres. Erastus B. Snow, accompanied by Mrs. Hannah E. Crosby, left for the north Monday, the latter to visit relatives rela-tives at Provo. and the former to attend at-tend the Scandinavian jubilee. The father of Pres. Snow, Apostle Erastus Snow, was the first Latter-day Saint missionary to Scandinavia. A Comity Democratic convention is called to meet next Saturday, the 23rd inst. to elect delegates to attend the Fifth Judicial District Democratic convention, con-vention, which meets at Milford on June 30th. The convention at Milford will consist of forty-five members, nine of whom will be from Washington County. About two hundred people have visited vis-ited the sanctum of The Post to see a Gila monster, which was shipped the editor of this paper by his brother John R. Wallis. the editor of the Washington' Washing-ton' County News, published at St. Georse, Utah. The reptile is a poisonous poison-ous lizzard, about two feet long, and seems contented with his northern home. Paris, (Idaho) Post. Representative King today called on the Secretary of Agricultue in regard to the establishment of a silk experiment experi-ment station in Utah. The Secretary seemed to be greatly interested in the movement the ladies of Utah are taking tak-ing toward the development of the silk industry and has invited Mr. King to hold another conference tomorrow. Washington Cor. Tribune. Col. H. L. Pickett returned from the Savanac mine Tuesday. The Col. reports re-ports everything going along nicely at the mine. A shaft is being sunk to a depth of 100 feet. 55 feet of which is completed, and from the 100-foot level drifts will be made north and south. During the time this work occupies no shipments of ore will be made, the intention in-tention being to more thoroly develop the property before taking out ore. Charles H Dickson, the U. S. Indian agent who has been here to select a site for the Indian school, left for the East Monday. He visited Diamond Valley and Pine Valley enroute, where land has been offered for the purpose. .Mr. Dickson was non-committal as to which situ he would recommend: but it i believed general! v. from remarks that he nnuleT that h-J favors the Ma-S.nUl. Ma-S.nUl. tho why he should favor that .. oui-ot-the-uy site U a mystery.