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Are You Coming?
TAFT IS COMING To join the merry throng of fun makers and sight seekers who will be in Caldwell, Idaho, from October 3rd to 7th, both inclusive? To see the finest exhibits of pure bred cattle, horses, swine and poultry to be shown in the Slate of Idaho this year? To look over the wonderful dairy exhibits which will be housed in a new building, especially erected for these sumptuous exhibits? To see the races for large purses with the finest trotting, pacing and running horses in the west entered? To hear the band concerts and join in the festival of joy making which will prevail during these four days which will crown the year of toil? Again we say; are you coming to the Can ony County Fair I which will be held in Caldwell during the first days of October? The grounds have been made ready for the days of pleasure, the tract has been rolled and harrowed and prepared for the hair raising, spectacular races for purses full of gold. The buildings have been renovated, cleaned and enlarged and ady for the burden of golden red fruit and honey and specimens of the best from all the vast domains of Canyon County. The bands have been practising in order that they may play for you the sweetest strains of the old masters. That they may bring to you, as you stroll through the grounds and see thousands of educational and interesting sights, a sense of the fitness of this huge celebration of the end of a season which has been filled with prosperity for us all. The fun makers are ready to enter tain and are re M m amuse you. Remembering these gigantic tasks which have been undertaken and finished in order that your visit to the LARGEST COUNTY FAIR IN THE WEST may be a gala day of the should prepare now to be in year you CALDWELL, IDAHO. OCTOBER 3,4,5,6,7, 1911. OCTOBER 6, "TAFT DAY 99 1 «