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VOL. IX. : MEKOUK, UTAH, WEDJESDAY MAK01I 2, liioT. " : NO. !. I
rJ One of the 600-horsrpower I'elton wa
ter wheels which the llcht find power
company Is Installing nt Its plant at the
mouth of American Fork canyon ar
rived here last Wednesday and was
hauled to the plant on Thursday. A
carload of poles and a carload of wire,
about 47,000 pounds, with other mate
jf rial, arrived at the same time, and
U . Mesirs. Wootlon nnd I'arl have been
V busy Rettlnir It Into place. The other
I ,'. water wheel and mechanical appurten-
Wr ances will be received this week.
' The A O U W'l nnnual picnic and
B ball for their married members nnd
'H truest, last Wednesday evening, was
Klven In the Opera-house of this city,
and wai participated In by a large and
Jovial crowd. It was one of the most
enjoyable events of the season, the
committee of arrangements being de
serving of much commendation for the
manner In which they discharged their
duties. Picnic supplies were furnished
by the participants In rich abundance,
tea, coffee and cocoa were supplied by
the hosts, and the supper so contrived
gave opportunity for a refreshing In
terval during a long and lively evening,
which was ppent In the pleasures of the
donee The A. O. U. W. In this city
Is a flourishing Institution, and its spirit
; of fraternity was well exemplified last
I Wednesday night
IS 2 Y'HA'rS thc mattcr wi,h ERATH'S STOREi fi
JW' $ W !t ls fillcd overflowing all the time! jjj
ImL M" hy, the reason is plain, he keeps the beat J?
.ft p 'selected stock of GROCERIES in Mercur and bis
. Sf treatment is the same to all and is appreciated by jj
.ijB ffl alL X His business is increasing dally and j
IB' JJ promises to do so ad lib. X X X X X &
I ...FRANK ERATH'S BREAD...
JJ Is superior to trie Royal and lias no tf
jjj equal In this countu. J
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J OEMS' FURMSHINOS. HATS AND SHOES T
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f Main Street, Mercur. Wm, BILLINGS, Prop.
f I A. SWENSOJNf CO.,
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Un aM rMlil u an aw UpU;U( baaUrl Uh l W
Fall xnd Winter Millinery Goods, S
? I wj Also Ladles' Coats. Jackets, Furs, Skirts and Waists $
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ft lX Daai forgo to riTt us your orders for FURNITURE CARPETS, tf
T BLANKETS, QUILTS, Be C Our SHOB line Is complete $,
II 1? UHh te Srylc and Quality. Including a full Mtortrntat of XI
Ik W GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS. X Lc.tc orders let W
1'H GROCERIES AND FARM PRODUCE
'A $ -UN AD IXT LITK," User M.IU,
Cullings From Our Excnges
W T Morarlanc visited Salt tke
City last week.
Minn Annie Houllcm ami mother linve
gone to Kuicka.
It M IMinunJn upent iwvprnl ila
at the inrtropolln thl week.
Minn OertruJe IrfimpBhlre la vIMtlne
relative at Halt l.ake City.
of late the nvather has been ildlglit
ful If It i-iiiitlnuw we'll Hn ha ilry
V. YV. Ombelt has movwl hit family
Inli) the email rmldencc owtwd by Dr.
K M Davis.
The hnn of M. V. HaiUlntx wan Rlail
denel lum Hatunlay by the arrival of a
bounrlnK baby boy. All well.
Mr CI. II. Hammond went to nureka
Hatuiday and fpeiit Hunday with Ills
ltcr, leturnlnit Monday afternoon.
Mr HImer IVeck of I'rovo 1" now em
ioed by thc Juno MlnlnK rnmany
and will if main here for eome lime
Mr. nnd Mr. J. C. He) nobis, Mrn
Alex Kraier and children and Mih
I'liira Iteynolds have Rone to lleavtr to
A wonderful chance occuned 111 thi
optics of one of our citizen last week,
whereby their color wan changed from
blue In blink. The change was effected
by a llstlc encounter.
Mrs. V. J. Bhelton went to the capital
Monday to secure the services of an oc
ullid. Hhe is now undrriroliiK treatment
by Dr. M. A. Hushes nnd 'tin feared she
will lose thc slKht of one eye.
Messm. Dibble and Patten spent
Wednesday In our town In the Interests
of the Salt Lake Herald. They succeed
ed In obtaining fifteen new subscribers
lo that lu-wrpaper. They are "rustlers"
and deserxlnit of success.
Tho masquerade ball L'lven by tho
si hool last frlday was a very cnjoynbla
event nnd wuh largely attended. Klor
ence McKarlane an an old womnn wan
awarded second prlie S and Lcland
I'onnor as n darkey dude uecured llrjt
prize $3. After nil expenses were paid
III.BO remained, which num will be de
voted to thc Interests of the school.
A card party wan Riven at the home
of James Ilrown Thursday. February
IStb. In honor of thei thirty-fourth an
nlvcwiry of that Kentleman'n birthday
The Buents numbered tcnty-flve, and
nfter u seriis of ten g.uneu a most de
licious repat wan served, ufter which
a time wan nent with vocal mid Instru
mental music. I'rlzen were awnrdeil to
those w limine and losing the most
taiiien. Mrs. V. N Oundry secured th
Imllen' llmt prize nnd W. C. Iteynolds,
Rentlemen'n first prize. The "booby
prizes weru won by Mrs. H. M. IM
jnundn nnd W. V. Mltchener. A mot
ithavkd tua m:o
1' A Danforth of I.n ClranKe. Oa
suffered for six months with a frlRht
ful itinnlnR sore on his leir. but wrltei
that llucklen's Arnica Salve wholly
cured It In five. days. For Dicers.
Wounds, l'lles, lt thc beet solve In the
i world. Cure Riiarnnteed. Only K ct
Sold by nil druggists,
I Mr. r. N. Peterson Is In Manning on
Mrs. (1. L. Culllnan was visiting with
her mother, Mrs. P. Peterson, this
Mrs. A. O. Crlsmnil of Salt Lake Is
visiting with her mother, Mrs. Mc
Mr. William Blmmons Is confined to
hi beI by a very severe attack of la
Prof. A. II. Anderson, principal of the
IlcuNer stake academy, arrUed In Iohl
Mr. Henry Hvans has returned to
Oarland nfter ten days' visit with his
relatives and friends.
Mr. Chase Featherstone has Just got
the roof on a fine addition to his resi
dence on Main street.
The many friends of Mm. C. A. Blade
will be pleased to hear that she Is re
covering from her recent Illness.
On Saturday the teachers and some of
the larger puplln of the Lhl district
schools went out on a rabbit hunt.
Superintendent James iloff of the
Idaho Falls Sugar factory nnd his fam
ily are spending" a few days In Uehl.
The basement of the city hall has been
repaired, cleaned and nicely fitted up
an a library and reading room for the
Chief Knglneer U U. doddle of tht
Idaho Sugar company nnd his son.
Stanley, are visiting with relatives and
The fsmlllet of Mr. John I. llrad.
shaw and Austin Dennett will leave In
i about ten days for their homes In Ma
i smth. Alhertn, Cnnnda.
The baby of Mr. nnd Mrs, T. F Kng
llsh, which tios been very tick for the
Inst ten days, suffering from bronchial
pneumonia, Is much better.
On Sunday afternoon about fifty of
thc Sunda-rchonl teachers from the
four wardx of I.ehl went over to Arr.cr.
lean Fork to attend tho meeting of the
O" Tues"y Mr. and Mrs. Albert
Klrkham. who have tpent a month In
I.ehl visiting, returned to their home In
Migrath, Alberta, Con-, accompanied by
Mil, liinmt Klrkham
The name nf our postofflre has been
changed from Lehl City to Lehl, to take
effect on and after April 1st. 8, W.
Itooj, the present Incumbent, has been
On Sunday afternoon the speakers at
th Tab.macle services were O. N.
Child. James Allred, John Ilnberts, Jr.,
and Jsmes Peterson, the bishopric of
the Second ward presiding.
Kddle Austin was arraigned before
.Tustlr Kendall, charge,! with, disturb
ing th matinee Riven by the Home
Dramstlc company In the Opera-house
Wedaetdny lost. Sentence- was sus.
Mies Hadle Davis went to Provo lait
FrU'ay to visit her ritler, Ml Ituby
Davis, who Is auenim tha Brlgham
Young iinlverslty.tMWto hear the on
er n, Prlscllla " wMMmi given by the
choir of the II. YaJfrr
Senntor ThnmanSmrns has Intro
duced a bill Into theU!Wd States Sen
nte Increasing tho'i'ifSjoVot Mr. Frank
Hoffmeyer to JJO njAnih. Mr Holt
meer Is a veterafTcVwtClvil war and
n man who If weij)fg;ted by his fellow-citizens.
On Sunday ejvewfth V M and V. j
L. M I. A of, thCiflrn( and Stcend
wards l.ild a conjowvfmeetlng In the
7'Hbcrnatle. AtpttnflsL programme wan
rendered by the rnrMwis of the First
ward association. TsfjpSy
The City Councmy.ijt7in sjicllsi res
slon oh Saturday tnvl when It was
decided to put a newior In the city
pavilion and tcmhoMuKhly repair and
renovate the pavlllMk'Tfor the loir.lng
season's atiiunnnfntligl ,
Lehl, Instead dt'beWJa. city pf empty
homes, Is RoInMartlrerf,everal new
homes erected thlalBftiilnB'Sciison; Tlis
following gentlcasWUIra each going to
uulld antes rvoMsMAS Joseph Itobcrts.
Dald Peteron.TJaJ? lloberts ami
John B WI'llB,atsja5
the new line to,M'(spftructed from the
power plant In 'AnAicsn Fork canyon
to the pumps' nttbVead of the Jordan
river, was n Lehltiisltor on Friday
Work will bo, esmsjkeed this coining
week on tho new 1HW4.
"Itetrlbutlon, or th3lnherlted Curse,"
a melodrama In toirsvt. wns played
Wednesday nflrrno?niid evening In
the Opera-house td Ifrge and apprecia
tive, audiences. It-wiurn financial and
artistic success. The "alls a general de
sire that our talentHIlpm Dramatic
comiiany may be seeUHgaln In the near
Dr. O. L. StookeyVho has been ab
sent for three weeVl," has returned,
bringing with him 1. bride of a week
Mrs. Btookey was fsfinerly Miss Anna
M. Mat shall, oneMif Tooele's moat I
charming society yoririg ladles. Doctor, '
the Times nnd you-rj, friends Join In
wishing you nnd your new wife a Joy
ous and prosperousllHe as you Bull o'er
the matrimonial ftff-
T It Cutler, Jr!!jformerly miperln
ttndent of the tugarSactory at Waver,
ly. Wash., arrlved'unt Monday Mr
Cutler has acceptcASe position of su
perintendent with rBdaho Sugar com
pany and will taksnarge of the new
factory to be erecB- this summer at
Sugar City, Ida. aKfCutler It the ton '
of lion. T It, CutvmJnager for tht
Idah6'Sugar comitB-'and one of the
most expert sugurHln the West, I
On Mon'doy tVraKtheY. M. and Y I
L. M. I. A, gavecMadotv ball In the
Opera-house, whlbos n.greut sue
cets. After dandHsme tlire the la
dles ucre-takei uiKtltctige, where
u large curtain 'WiPHnsapd) soethal
gentlemen then bid for the thndow !
which was mid to the highest bidder
and entitled him to a delicious mipper
which was furnished by the ladles of
the associations. The ball, which caused
no end of merriment, won well attended
and a great success.
What might have proved n xery serl- I
ous stabbing affray orcuired at the I
Central. tchoolhoute last Thursday Jay
Smutn, who wns passing water uround
the school for the purpose of mixing
the pupils' paints, accidentally spilled
some of the water over Klgln limit;,
who Is n very quick-tempered youth,
and he, having n knife In his hand at
the time, inncle a lunge nt oung Smuln,
sulking one of hit rib, thus preventing
what might otherwise have proven a
fatal blow. I)r Steele wus Immediately
called and dressed the wounds, which
are not considered dangerous.
Three boya arrived last week at the
homes of Thomas Hunter, lleno Vnnce
and Low Is Patterson.
Mr. and Mr. J. I,. Dunkley's baby
boy, who lm bem III with bronchitis, Is
progressing rapidly toward recovery.
Next Monday, February 29th. a leap
year party will be given In the Apollo
hall, the ladles having the privilege of
buying the tickets.
A marriage license wnt Issued at Salt
Lake City last week to William J.
Jacklln of American Fork and Distich
Ilecksted of Salt I-ake.
Dr. Kghlan returned on Thursday
from Provo after a few days' sojourn
there, being In attendance on his niece,
who Is III with pneumonia,
Several of our rn-hool teachers went
to I'rovo last Saturday morning to
spend a brief reason In Intellectual
festivity nnd to celebrate Washington's
Next Saturday and Sunday the Al
pine, Utah, Wasatch, Juab nnd Nebo
atakea will have a flundiy. school con
vention In Provo, and It It expected a
large throng will be In attendance.
D. D. Shepherd of Maplcton has been
appointed by the County Commission
ers an agent to cut timber for Utah
county. He Is to cut and deliver 2OO00
fret at 120 per thousand to I'nno Cltr
Justice Kelly prmured n marriage li
cense for Hubert Curzon and Dixie
Stewart, both of American Fork, last
Friday evening The young couple were
married In this (II)' yesterday Con
gratulations. Sheriff Jesse Harmon of I'rovo lulled
us last week. Ha was at Lehl on busi
ness And drnvp over (in his way to
I'rovo. The Sheriff Ins many friends
In this section who would be glad to
tee him more frequently.
i i , i"S
William Thornton hat been making
some excellent Improvements In hit at
tractive drug store premise the past
eek. the windows to the north of the
entrance having bien enlarged and
other alterations effected.
Mr. Kbentztr Hunter wus celebrating
In a nulei way his rwenly-second blrth
duy last Monday. Horn Just 100 years I
after the Illustrious tleorgs Washington,
he was entitled, his friends say, tu at I
least 1M per cent more, time than cime ,
Prof. Allen of the State University
delivered a most enjoyable lecture here
last Sunday (rvenlng and Illustrated It
with stereoptloon. The roam wus not
adequate to receive half the people
who cam with Intern of listening to
the lattrurtlve lecture, .the subject of
whlrh 'wo "The Pioneers."
' tlobert K. Lee returned on Wednes
day from Illngham, whither he went to
visit his nephews, George and John !..
He reports having had a splendid time,
and thinks Illngham Is a banner little
burg Ho also visited George Mitchell,
an old American Fork boy. who la
working for Mr. Foreman, and his re
ception was not a dry one, he says, by
In last week's Times It was stated
Inadvertently that the Utah County
Light nnd l'ower company's plant rep
resented an Investment of J2S.0OO to W,
1 000 This was only tho cost of the Im
provements now being made, tho money
Invested In the plant being about f 110,-
0O0, and of this nmount American Fork,
Lehl and Pleasant Orove nre Interested
to the extent nf CO per cent,
James 11. Lowe of Hooper, Utah, a
brother of Mr. and Miss Iowe and Mrs,
Lone McCoy of Lowo & Co, druggist)
and confectioners of this city, wax In
the city for a couple of days thl week.
He Is representing the Watklns House
hold Remedies company In the counties
of Sanpete, Sevier nnd Juab, and had
not seen his brother or sisters for fully
two ears The reunion was both n
pleasure and surprise
Mr Hen Dennett, late of Dennett ft
Sons of this city, expects to leave for
I Phoenix Indemnity Company,
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4 Insure yourself apninBt sloknoss and
jj necidents. ... Also Llfo Insurance Jfe.
Installment Flan. ... You pay a
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