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I Vol. 4. No. 18. AMrcuicANFomv. Utah, Wtuuiuv. August 25. 1906. Subscription $1.50
Meets Instant Death
B Mm Rum MoDonalil of tlio Mo
Donald hotel, received ft ecvurn slioc't,
K Tuesday morning whoa word rcai-hi-d
I yog her o( the Instant death of her hut-
band, .1. W. McDonald.
V Mr McDonald was u bridge bullilcr
Id the i mploy of tho Southern Paclllc
H near Elko, Nevada, and was killed
V about two miles west of that place at
I -, an earl; hour Monday morning. Mr
r m McDonald was on a railroad velocipede
I B at the time and U said to hate been
I riding towards the train. Engineer
I Fitzgerald of the Overland whlstlvdto
I m notify him, but McDonald loomed to
R S pay no attention to the signal and rc-
I malned silting on his machine, atipaf
3 'ently asleep. Tho train aa stopped
, too late, tho body was badly mangled
Bjk death being Instantaneous.
Bs Mrs McDonald left bore Tuesday
BJ noon, for Oxdoo, where the funoral was
H Enos Ketley Dead.
BJ Knox Kelley died at 11 ocloctc Wed-
BJ nend morning at the County Inflrmery
BJ of tuberculosis of the bone, from which
K he has lf en a sufioror for many yearn.
BT Deeeaaed was 61 years old nover hav-
Bt lng been married. Ho was tho son of
BJ Wm. and Ann Kelley. Tho luneral
BJ service was held at the home of Thoa.
H Kelley Thursday afternoon.
B Tho Irrigation committees of Lehl,
B Pleasant Grove and American Fork
B . hold a mooting In this vlty Wedtics-
I evenlag, to discuss the advlslblllty of
W completing tho work on the Hllvcr
I Lake rcsvrvolr In American Fork cuti-
yon, which had to be given up lost fall
4 N owlntc to tho approaching frost. A
committee ol two from each of
tho towns woro appointed to
"i wc 8 "vcr tne ('t "Jy and report the
condition and ain'iunt of work needed.
T. J. Darratt and Alma Kowley went
from this city.
Elbert Kol ley's bencllt party In the
Apo'lo Tuesday night, unted him
about $135 and the Judgo was happy
i on Thursday morning when he board-
' ed atralu for Mlnurapoll, wluro ho
la proMlsed a pair of artificial logs that
I'.nJ will eMblo htm to walk, lie will bo
0 -,-,f aMI shmr ka, .KUiart-wWi-
'1 ' . sfcMS'.CrriKKN'to eprM bin appro-
T- - - elation to the good peiplo of this city,
m who havo helped htm to undertake
sm this expense.
m Mrs George Cunningham anil
I Mrs Mary Webb were called to
I Salt Lake Tuesday to be at the bed
1 1 stile of their daughter nnd sister,
I Mrs Randolph Bcrgcsen, who wns
' I taken with appendicitis, Monday
jl morning. Mrs Cunuingliam tc-
.jl turned home Thursday and report-
M ed Mrs Oergcten getting on nicely
tt without an operation.
Miss Atlie Miller and her brotlicr
1 Bert were hostess and hott at a lawn
rarty given at the home of CM.
.tlfiday, Tliursday evening. A-
fll bout forty young people were pro-
' 1 ent. The evening was spent in
f I music, dancing and games; tlieaimis.
fl ing feature of which was a coim-st
I to sec who could first eat an all day
lt sucker" in which al' took part. John
,K Firmage proved himtclf the heavy
.w man and carried oil first piizo it be-
j lng a box of bon linns. Millie Bar.
4I ratt consoled hitmclf w'th the boo
M by prize, a nursing bottle. Di-licatc
T refrcslimenth were served during
, f the evening.
i Alpine Items.
(Hy Special CorresK)udoul)
Mrs Hannah Bates is at Provo
l I spending a few days with fi lends. '
m Dariuld, the little son of 1 James
W,X W. Vance is ill tlii. week.
J School will commence lierc on
Jj. Sept. 3.
l Sunday evening Mr Eti win. Smart
C?S l l'rovo spoke to a large audiciici'
l '4 v concerning education. lie was
IJ here in the interest of the B. Y. U-
(Jl x niversity in which institution he h
" The frequent hcavj rain htorms
J have caused considerable damage to
crops. A great deal of hay was
fi lying in the fields and it was al-
il most spoiled. Thi flood water al o
broke out of dry Creek and ran
over some of the east fields partial.
'". J lv covering the crops with mud.
f t The citizens would appreciate watt r
1 Chamberlain's i)t,t'iiot0um"iiV.
MtmUill. Duyltugw. 11 uiiynt lilc.
Why Not Havo It?
Thoto Is consldcrablu fuvornblo talk
of bonding tho city U enitlilu It to com.
pleto a lli-it class water works system.
'e now have the w mucin the n.nin
lines and at an expense of ubout $18,
000 tho system could be completed
giving all the residents snfTlelcnt water
forculllnary purposes. Tho expense
bo farontured amounts to nearly t6,
000 and the estimate furnished ly re
liable engineers gives the figures of
118,000 for n completion.
Some of our citizens are In favor of
staying out of debt and continue to
advance the system ur the city Isnblu
with present Incoming revenue, wlillu
the more favorable- argument in (or
a completion at once mid borrow the
money on ten or fifteen year bond,
and from tho regular revenue from
those who use tho water pav for tho
Tho Citizkn has not made 11 thor
ough study of the proposition, but tlio
oathuslnsm dlsplycd ly thosu who liuve
and tho buci'csb of such undertaking
by other cities of less importance than
American Fork leads us to believe it
is the proper thing for this city to com
plete the system at once.
Tho water for this use is as
pure as can be found In the Slate, is
shown by unalyls secured by water
works committee of the city council.
Amorlcan Folk Is fast becoming a
city of good homos mid every week
strangers a 10 here to look up K!dbll
ltlcsof purchasing lots in which to
era 't a resilience. What wu need to
further btRUtlfy and onhanco tlio value
of this city as a dexli-atilu homo town
Is a good watersysteni. Why not Imvo
The following figures should be
an incentive to any young man to
work for an education.
The average educated man gets
$1,000 a year. He works forty
years, making a total of $10,000 in
a lifetime. The average day labor
er gets 151.50 per day, 300 days in
the year, ot $450 per year. In ten
years he earns $ , Soo, or fiS.ooo
in a lifetime. The difference be
tween $40,000 and $tS,ooo,or $22,
xxx), .equals the value, of tan j educa
tion in dollars. To acquire this ca.
pneity requires twelve years of
school, 1 So da vs each, or a total of
2, 1 do days. Divide $22,000, value
of an educition, by 2,160, uumbct
of days required in getting it, and
we find that each dav at school is
worth a little more than $10 to a
Government repot ts indicate a
continuance of the prosperity which
the country has experienced for
several years. Tlio grain ciop of
1906 contents the farmers. The
total wheat crop is estimated at 71K1,
000,000 bushels, an increase of to
percent over last year. The com
crop is estimated at 210,000,000
hiishcN. Uthei grains except o its,
show an increase. This means that
the farmer will have more money
to spend, and all lines of trade will
share in the benefit of the abundant
The rural mail mutes weie est ah
lished foi the benefit of imal homes
111 in other worth the f.n tun. They
hae pi oven a gteatei benefit aw
blessing to the fanners than was
anticipated hy the most sanguine.
A fanner, who lias once enjoyed
the advantages of tl.c tural mail sei
vice would hardly know how to
get along without it. It did not
come to the farmer, however, until
he had many time earntd it. The
farmeis me 0111 heaviest t.-i.payeis
What ptopeity they have is m plain
sight and is l.,.cd, while iheiitt
in in, at least many of them, who
deals 111 notes and bonds is enabled
to hide his wealth from the assess n.
Fin a quaitci of a centiiiy the mail
has been rallied to the eily home,
not once, but many times a dav.
Finally the hig heart of Uncle S
has ic.icncd out to the men who
feed the wot Id.
lie was a thin fragile young
preacher, but not half s helpless as
lie looked. He could sec and heat
what was going on, even dining the
last prayer. Just be'ore closing
service ha said calmly hut with .
great deal of impressivenis. to the
ssjuarc inch: "Th'isc m the congre
gation who did dot get .ill thcii
things on dining the prayer can do
so while I ptouoiince the bent-die
lion." Dining which, however,
I the audience could hear each olhei's
I watches tick,
Things to Talk About)
Theodore Roosevelt is golivflo
Panama, and if the canal dill doesn't
fly some of the bosses will.
The grcatir part of the Kansas
wheat crop will be stilted bythe
fanners, this year in anticipation of
a better price. f .
Get many is starting in for nn (In
ternational exposition in iyipth.it
shall sin pass the Chicago and St.
Louis fairs. Well, the Germans
need about six ycats for that job.
A Chicago preacher tells his
flock: "Better be a has been than a
never wasser." He would no doubt
be pleased if every woi shipper in
his congi egation was a right nijw'cr.
Rockefeller, 'according to a fcKr.e
ment recently handed down by his
physician, 'hasn't had anything to
do with the Standard Oil Company
for years." What lucky mar is
getting the 35 pet cent dividends?
Since the gicat eaithquake only 3
persons have committed suicide in
San Francisco, while picvioul to
that the average was twelve a wck.
An earthquake apparently i'iTcs
San Fianciscnnscoiiiidci lifewjrth
Four Connecticut girls sm rounded
a big black si-ake the othci tlayHtl
stabbed it to death with hatuns.
Oh, that Mother Eve had been so
courageous ami had possesseVIJi
The Kansas board of health hajf
determined to wage a war on tuber
culosis and the first step wilhbifo
secure as nearly a complete ccuiis
as poHsihlc. Each of the Il,ooo leg.
ul.tr physicians in the state will be
cnl blanks and asked to report an
accurate list of the cases in his pracj.
Mr Rockefeller says his foituaV
is less tbanone-thiid of a billidptM.
lars. However much his foitmi
may be, he docs not pay nn.A
for the support of the United iM
government than any nrdimlryH
In fact, the tan iff and iutcrnalH
cnuc taxation'rather favors thtjH
er of the highest qunljty ofvM
Daniel B. Wesson, the revoWf
manufactmcr, has left a fortilndH.
timatcd at $30,000,000. This Bt
may be regarded as the iiieasuBf
the value which America altaiWs.
to the revolver, for it is in this coj!i
try that the pat ticulat brand of
pistol it most widely used.
The paramount object in the oil
tine of the grape inmost partsof
the woi Id has been the obtaining of
wine. The extent of this will be
surprising and hardly believed h)
those not acquainted with the sta
tistics. Thus for instance, theie aie
annually produced onthe globe ovei
4,010,000,000 gallons of wine. jOf
this amount the I'niletl States pio.
duces only about 50,000,000 gallons
i5o,cioo models of patents that
have been giauted in the past seen
ly live je.irs ate to be disposed! uf
by the patent office. A good uiiu
bet of these will he given to the
vaiious colleges in the .couull .
S01111, hisloiic assocntions ten lei
them valuable as relics, will be 1 Mil
to the Smithoniau institution.! A
great many of these iii'mMs ail of
patents taken out h) women.
The postnfficc depaitinenl in
Washington lias issued 1111 ot' er
that ma) he of uitciest to meiclia )l
and mail camels. All mallei I 1.0
is mailable under the new po tal
law, up to fom pounds ill wen if,
must tie passed in at the postoffice
window to be weighed, ami the
stamps placed thcieon at the laie of
me cent foi each ounce of mcichau
disc. Thecaniei is (oihiddciif'to
take 10 cent fiom the shipper jfm
lelivTiitig the package not stamped.
I'liecaiiiei who disobey Ihis luliug
is liable to piosi'Mili'in and puss h
dismissal. See postoffice Guide foi
Nolico of Dissolution.
TO WHOM II' MAY CONCF.lt v!
Thls ism notify all who have hoi -to
fore tlomi ImmIiicsh with tlio unders gn
d for the oM-raiinnof the certain till
in Auieileaii Fork, t'uh, and all p ft
iii)ishlirulatloiiM boiwuuii the on lor
.Igicd Jiihu Crooks has purehafd all
of tlio liiteresl of tho uiidorsh nril
Ceorgn (i. Kobliisoii and will ass mm
mid pay all.. I tlifllitbllllles oflho aid
partnership and will hereafter coin Iicl
the business In his hi b ilf. Dated his
loth, da) 0: Aligns'.. A I). 10 Hi.
Wc don't make this request
from a charity stand point,
but bscausc wc arc here to
to build up ,1 busincs in
this city and without pat
ronage wc would certainly
fail. JThc product put
out by us will be of the
purest make no adulter
ations used in Bread put
out by us. tJWhcn you
buy bread ask for ihc Am
erican Fork Bakery prod
uct, have no other Made
fresh every morning. JA
good assortment of Cakes,
Buns, and Coffee Rools al
ways in slock at our store
in Progress Bldg. 'Phone
American Fork City
GUDGEON BROS. Props.
NOTICT.OI" SAt.K OKIIKAt. r.STATT. ANII
KitUtnu ' U'fll)r.il(fAisli
TlnMinri lilii(ll utpilv tr Aitnllir
following ii.l iripi'rly lo.wll:
('uiiiininclneHl tlm HdiiIIi Went Tornrr ol
Srctlnn S T. S S It I. K S. I M Unli I'ii
(It.ili, Ihcmi. Kiist IHnMlsthi'iirn Norllifxi ti0
tin-mo Kisl3."( iihIh llirtnii North 110 riKls
llicncr Kssts( ruiU Id llinrrnlrrol sal.l Sec
ttun 2. tlii-iii e Norlli so nslN llirnce Wrl In)
rtxl llirm-n South ilu tls t plure of ln-cli
ulni;, itrt-K HJ'tiiurnv
Almi loiiiineiit'lus hi tlir South Wrsl Cornrr
of Hi" North Vrl gu.irlcr nt hrctlon St Tp I S.
It SI'. S.I M thriii North iluilin llicncr
Kkl ir Mrtmlin thriii-v South li-liullislhriiio
Writ I (OihHlns luplm-o ut bmlniiluB. area
ii a rr.
AlsncommriK-liii; II Olrhtlns Went ami l(A
i'ImIiikSoiiIIioI the North Kusl Corner nfSii
tloiiillnTii SH.lt I I-. 8 I M lluniflWrht
.'(.-."SiluIlM llii'iicfl South S M iIiiiIiih thrnii'
'.BKt2.li'ri4liis llii'hre North 1 M ilmlns In
uc oltirelnnluc uru.t S TOkvips
AUocoioinnrnliiK M Wtj rlmlns U'rul ol tlio
Buih Ki Corupr of thr South Wot tjutrtci
PrSietloii.st Tp.SH.lt. t. K S, I. M llicntr
FNorth 1 OS i-hklni lhfln-0 Vckt W chstns
Utah Uhn ton point illrrtttjr kouth of Iwnlri
nlnp.lhi-iirn North AN IS chains iiiuip or trim to
AlMiSlMrrot Hunk In Winn Illtih fom
AImi llilillni! hrlonalnc to nnlit rnnlr,
Alu) one K0.I.1U.
Alkoonr IMictrlo lUtirry
Hll SJlm Kill h mmln nn or slier IhrSlh
lay ot SriitpmlMir, lll unit wrltti'M lililn will
Ixi nri-lviil itl AmPilemi I'titk Illy I'Uh
County SIhIpiiI UUh
Tni 1'iirrriilaf Mirclio prlie
ot rrul r.liilnuinl wati'r uliK-k in nrroinpun)
riu-li lilil. iMUncfi rlthrr on runniiimllou oi
alfhy thr lllmrlrl Court nt Hip I'oiitlh Jti.lt
rlil llUtrlcl, Sl.ilr of IJinh UihIi Countt.or on
onnnoi lor urn) onn yur' llino with eiuto lor
isl hy morcr oil tlio real r.UIr
Ijiml will lw Milil In p.irnN In ult llir n
rlurr. wilonn i.illsj.4iiti,-i' loilirc.un
l'rrnnal pro"rly iium lm pll for t tlnu
Iintiilut AiucrliMii fork City, Utah. Aus
V. t; ICKI.I.UY. AiliulliMMlot
I.mIi A. Clilfl.
Allonirjs lor Ait'iilnl.tMlnr
Assessment Notice No, 9.
WIIIIII.WINII MINIMI A Mlt.l.lNn CI)
I'llinllul plain nt tiiiilnr Amrrlian I'nrk
I'Uh Nutii-nlkhrritiy Kiiin. Ih4l si a mrrt
lite ill Ihc llurctor ol llir itbuve lunml torn
IMtiy. hrlil nn thr I3lh tUy ol Auk ll
it.riiivlit No V. ol It .'Sr loUklisrck Cill'llt
l-r klurn) wm, irvir.l nn Itio dpi In I
.tocknl Ihri-nrpniiitlon. p.ijuhlo ItntnrtlUlrlt
In Hlrptii'ii WoioIk. Srt'M'Ury. ft hUnfllii
iiirrlraii I'oik, Dull Any ik on whlih
lliln 4mM'Miui)il rrnmliin uiiMlil mi MutiU'ay.
Snpl II. I'i will liiitninurcliiilHlti'rlii
illurulral puhllo million ami iiulrk pjy
mriit Uuuili iH'Imr wLU ho kolil on ptoiiita)
ikl S lt" at I ni'look p. in at tlm nniir
ollhuSrniUrr.nl Aiuciliun fork, t'l.ih, li
M) llioilrltii'liirnl UkNOkulhcnl, tocilhrr with
srsi'MKN wnoiK. Srirnlary.
tutu nt llral iiullm Auu l II")
Assessment Notice No. 3.
Mr.Vr.ltfl.A'l Ml. SINK A. Ml I, I.I Nil III.
1'tliinp.il pUtti n Inikliii-M Aniiriran fnik
CUh Nolli-r Ik hrrrlH k'lvrn. tlut lliirtllij
i llir Hint lurkiit llir alilr luriuil i'iiinaii)
hrll nu llir 3rl iU ol Ausutl loS akrk(
on ill No n ttiiir ln khair (onruilll
nf kluiri Kkklriliil oil llir i-dpiUI klnck nl
lhuii)ivrjt1oii p.i)4tilr liiiiiirilirftrl) to T. I.
Mi-rlr, hn-rrUiy at hlkoniio Ainriliati link.
I'Uh AnikKHkou wluili UiU Hkkia.nn nl
irUMliik iiiikiiil nn MoiiiUr Sept J, l'."l will
lniil-llininjiil ami 4.lvrrtirl lor ..ilrul pulilli'
luillonuml iiiiIkm p.i)iiirnt U inailn lirtoir
wlllhrMiltl hi MomUy Srpt. 17. Il"l4l ImIihK
p in alllii nrnu-oftlii Srtntary stAmrriran
fork, Utkh lu pu Ihuitrlnniuriil ..iin m
tugullK-r with thctuttul itil.eitikliiuuil ex
Tf. STKIII.B Srrrrtary.
UalilDt Hrkliiolui Aui:Uktllb l0,
THBORIQINAkLAXATIVe COUGH BVBUP
KENNEDY'S UXATIVE H0NEYTAR
Quilting Time. I
Tho Quilting Flannels shown by tlio
Co-op tins season arc attracting the H
attention of all house wives who con- H
template making new ((uilts this Till. H
This line of Flannels, a sample of H
which can ho seen in our show window, H
arejust the material for children's H
school drosses, winter night dresses, H
etc. Prices range from (5.1 c up. TfWo
also carry all grades of Quilt Battings. H
American Fork Co-op Inst I
"THE PEOPLES STORE" I
f Just to Tell You I
OUR NEW FALL GOODS
ARE ARRIVING- DAILY
AND TO INFORM YOU
THAT WE NOW CARRY
A COMPLETE LINE OF
L. D. S. Garments I
AT THE LOWEST PRICES I
OBTAINABLE, IS THE EX-
CUSE FOR THIS AD,
Boley Merc. Co., I
c - - 'i liuli fMTTBBrSI i iwB
Come and Inspect "Them I
A LOOK through tho magnifloont stock ol China I
and Glass Waros shown by us this ooason will H
suggest many solactions to the housekoopor anxious H
to havo her- tablo look its boat. Thoro are many H
special Importations suitablo for wedding presents. H
GRANT'S E1MPORIUM. I
I "CLINCHED" I
Wc Itavc tlic ntincj; for lite purest and best S H
OLIVE OIL I
Mndc in the world, H
ETIIMANN'S OE CALIFORNIA .
TOWNSEND'S TEMPLE BRAND, I
Gunrantccd to be absolutely pure H
' ' i 'W Imve rithrr hi ml t. in ,, ,, H
35c, 50c, GOc and $1.00 per bottle
American Fork Drug Company. I
It's Coming To You. I
"Tho 'Pliono That Talks" subscribers, 1
alono got FREE Utah County sorvico.
It's up to you Aro you with us?
"THH PHONE THAT TALKS"
THE UTAH INDEPENDENT TELEPHONE COMPANY I
JOB PRINTING xaaga.