"I guess we'll say good-by to Boise," I said tongue in cheek.
This gang of us came down from Boise together and some of them are getting a little rowdy—you know, into funny pills and stuff—shit like that?
It had been nearly a month of empty Thursday nights since his no-show session with Ethel Rosewater and the beautiful Betty from Boise was offering an effective way to make sure that embarrassment was a temporary happening.
It was a long night, but a nice night; certainly not a night with an adequate allotment of sleep—not with the naked body of beautiful Betty from Boise beside him and a world gone topsy-turvy, and wondering lord knows what lay ahead in the towering mountains that surrounded them.
Boise, ' Clemen (Paulus i.
BOISE, a city and the county-seat of Ada county, Idaho, U.S.A., and the capital of the state, situated on the N.
Side of the Boise river, in the S.W.
Boise is the seat of the state school for the deaf and blind (1906), and just outside the city limits are the state soldiers' home and the state penitentiary.
The Boise valley is an excellent country for raising apples, prunes and other fruits.
Boise is the trade centre of the surrounding fruit-growing, agricultural and mining country, and is an important wool market.
The oldest settlement in the vicinity was made by the Hudson's Bay Fur Company on the west side of the Boise river, before 1860; the present city, chartered in 1864, dates from 1863.
After 1900 the city grew very rapidly, principally owing to the great irrigation schemes in southern Idaho; the water for the immense Boise-Payette irrigation system is taken from the Boise, 8 m.
In the third physiographic region, the Columbia plateau, are the Saw Tooth, Boise, Owyhee and other rugged ranges, especially on the S.
Is discharged from numerous springs; and at Boise, water with a temperature of 165° is obtained from wells.
The mildest region of the state is the Snake river basin between Twin Falls and Lewiston, and the valley of the Boise, Payette and Weiser rivers; here the mean annual temperature in 1902 was 52° F., the maximum was 106° F., and the minimum was - 13° F.
Of laterals; the larger Payette-Boise project in Ada, Canyon and Owyhee counties (372,000 acres irrigable; 300,000 now desert; 60% privately owned), whose principal features are the Payette dam (rock-fill), 100 ft.
Long, and the Boise dam (masonry), 33 ft.
Fork of the Boise and the S.
The counties with the largest production of gold in 1907 (state report) were Owyhee ($362,742), Boise ($282,444), Custer ($210,900) and Idaho; the total for the state was $1,075,618 in 1905; in 1906 it was $1,149, 100; and in 1907, according to state reports, $1,373,031.
Other minerals of economic value are sandstone, quarried at Boise, Ada county, at Preston, Oneida county, and at Goshen, Prospect and Idaho Falls, Bingham county, valued at $22,265 in 1905, and at $11,969 in 1906; limestone, valued at $14,105 in 1905 and at $12,600 in 1906, used entirely for the local manufacture of lime, part of which was used in the manufacture of sugar; and coal, in the Horseshoe Bend and Jerusalem districts in Boise county, in Lemhi county near Salmon City, and in E.
Brick-making was of little more than local importance in 1906, the largest kilns being at Boise, Sand Point and Coeur d'Alene City.
There were thirtythree incorporated cities, towns and villages, but only five had a population exceeding 2000; these were Boise (5957), Pocatello (4046), Lewiston (2425), Moscow (2484) and Wallace (2265).
There are a state penitentiary at Boise, an Industrial Training School at St Anthony, an Insane Asylum at Blackfoot, and a North Idaho Insane Asylum at Orofino.
There are Catholic academies at Boise and Coeur d'Alene and a convent, Our Lady of Lourdes, at Wallace, Shoshone county, opened in 1905; Mormon schools at Paris (Bear Lake county), Preston (Oneida county), Rexburg (Fremont county), and Oakley (Cassia county); a Methodist Episcopal school (1906) at Weiser (Washington county); and a Protestant Episcopal school at Boise (1892).
The Constitutional Convention which met at Boise in July-August 1889 was strongly anti-Mormon, and the Constitution it framed was approved by a popular vote of 12,398 out of 14,184.
The news of the discovery of the Boise Basin spread far and wide, and Idaho City, Placerville, Buena Vista, Centreville and Pioneerville grew up. The territory now constituting Idaho was comprised in the Territory of Oregon from 1848 to 1853; from 18J3 to 1859 the southern portion of the present state was a part of Oregon, the northern a part of Washington Territory; from 1859 to 1863 the territory was within the bounds of Washington Territory.