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membership
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Idaho counties., shall serve for
one year. The member elected
from district No. 2, consisting of
W ashington. Boise, Canyon, Ada,
F. I more, Owyhee and Cassia
counties, shall serve for two years.
The member elected from district
No. 3» consisting of Logan
turas, Custer, Lemhi, Fremont,
Bingham, Bannock. Bear Lake
and Oneida counties shall serve
for thrfc years. At each annual
Al
meeting thereafter there shall be
elected a member to succeed the
one whose term expires at that
time The board of trusters shall
have power to fill
occuring in the
any
vacancy
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■dull hold his office until the next
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that we
surrounding country,
have concluded to ask for a page
in the GEM STATE RURAL in or
these inquiries, aucl"'
general information about the
town and tributary region.
der to answer
at the same time, to give
some
The stirring young city is the
CALDWELL.
county seat and commercial cen
tre of Canyon county, which is
one of the best counties to be
found in the Pacific Northwest,
It is located near the Boise
river and on the Oregon Short
Line Railway, midway between
Salt Lake and Portland, at an
altitude of 2^00 feet above sea
level.
It has a population of about
1400 people, and is steadily grow
ing. At the present time several
brick business houses are being
built, others are in contemplation,
and numerous residences are also
uniformly ;
suA- !
under way.
Cl
Th
climate
yelnnes, blizzards
extremes uf !
mid.
j strokes and v
tem perature
hie
unkp own, Tins
1 surroui ding mountains and the
ar n cut cuts from the Pacific ;
average me~u temp; .Mro I
about m i
bei
: :
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to tac nioci!tying inouenc*
IS
n.
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f
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1 he
lays in 1 894 was 146, fair days
126 and of cloudy days 90. Aver
age annual rainfall for 10 years,
Thermometer seldom
t
13 inches.
reaches zero in winter, and the
summer heat is never sweltering
and oppressive, besides the nights
are uniformly cool. The city has
always been and is now remarka
blv free from severe and fatal
types of diseases.
RESOURCES.
The city is in the very heart of
the great fruit, hop and farm belt
of southwestern Idaho, and is also
the trad ng and distributing point '
for one of the best
stock regions of the
mil
mining and
west. Some
south are the
to the
famous DeL,
amar and Silver City
mining districts, for which Cald
Ut ls largely the supply point,
as !t is tor the new and most
proinisiug West View, or Willow
f
very
4
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D
and
K
tens
vc u epos il
id tributär
Snake.
1 are f
U
v
th
Host
s
er
4 tx ■ . 0 ', o s n t ep
hin
or
me ranares w
react
of'lhe town, which make it the
Tapping point for from one and
or* -half to two million pounds of
w©ol annually. Large horse and
fal-catfie shipments aggregating
I inüin ■/ hundreds of car loads are
• ,it from here
j
.ch
year.
J Iwo of the leading pork packing
houses of the state being located
a market for

here, will afford
thousands of hogs annually, and /
he b 'S fruit orchards that are be
ing planted in every direction
from the town, must make it
f m portant fruit shipping point,
an
Fifty miles to the north begin
the great timber regions of the
i state, which embrace thousands
of square miles of pine and cedar
forests, not excelled on the conti- i
i
j #ent Large quant i ties of this
timber are utilized and shipped by
the enterprising lumber dealers
Caldwell,
Extensive, but as yet little de
veloped, coal lands are within a
days drive of the town. With the
advent of better transportation
facilities, these will be fully open
ec j
up.
A COMMANDING LOCATION
The city has a commanding lo
cation, not only as a trade center
and distributing point, but is
admirable sight for smelters and
reduction works, A glance at tlie
surrounding mineral regions will
readily show this.
It is also so located with refer / |
J'L
an
fence to topography and grades, r.
pßcmably assure the buildm <s
thfough the town of both conti
nenta! and branch or connect ng
lines of railway. Some of these
are now being promoted with
most encouraging prospects f ,r
J
mz

j richest kind of irrigable land lie
in close proximity to Caldwell—
Canyon county alone having near
Fully one million acres of the

ty half a million acres that cannot
be excelled for productiveness and
| general excellence. This too, is
a general purpose soil. Nearly
all of the farm crops known to the
temperate zone, flourish
and the fruits like the apple, apri
cot ' cherry, nectarine, peach, pear
plum ' P rune and the sma11 fruits »
are ec l uall y at home here. More
than this> most °* 1:11611:1 g row to a
P crfection seldom found in other
r
m
y
it,
on
:
K
states.
The hop and sugar beet also
.find the very elements in the soil
that not only insure productive
ness, but
quality.
i
M
crops of the highest
IRRIGATION.
*
Canyon county
essed iv
unrivaled
is not on «y
-.1 la r .d and côj. ale of
4
excüiençe, but
he has
. pl\ lor irrigation and
■anvi, stic ;,;i poses, that must in
sure for her wealth and
ent
cllC
perman
c water
prosperity. \\ ith arapl
f or irrigation, the liability to crop
■ ailurc is reduced to the minimum.
i
ai '> on county commands water
purpose from three great
for this

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