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IB IllEficiillural Train
I Here Monday
1 -
ft Firmer From L-crr Direction Should
V $ Come to Tlili lilg Demonstration
,"V& xhrce Meetings to Bo Held.
CM I Sunday morning the Stato ngricul-
jM . rat train will reach this city and
1 Monday morning nt 9:30 thero will bo
H I tuck JudB'ne nt tho train and all, day
R I Monday will bo dovoted to lectures
U ' d demonstration work nntl showing
HH farmers and students through Iho
k -8 There will bo thrco meetings hold
JHS dortnK the day, ono for tho women In
1 ?ha Second Ward mooting houso at 2
A .1 o'clock on Household Economics. An
W I Sr In the City Hall at 2 o'clock for
M m tha men, and In tho evening will be
M M DOthcr In the City Hall for all.
"M ThU train Is In chargo of Dr. 13. S.
- ' Peterson of tho Stato Agricultural
?; college, and Professor Merrill of tho
IAS 4'H o"lt i,a(o Houte and a corps of farm
- nriB. Talks on Irrigation, measure
I -entof water, dairying, stock raising,
I H etc will be made by theso exports.
vH a' good attendance has been had nt
X'B this train all along tho trip south.
I H The farmers aro beginning to realize
I more than they did a fow years ago
j L .hat scientific farming and stock rais-
4 B log Is the thing that counts. We trust
of I nJt the farmers and stock raisers of
to : tb, community will do n great deal
I to make the rfffalr a success hero In
H American Fork. Everybody turn out.
Prominent Musicians
- Coming To Apollo
B Cfltfrnor Sprj InTltcd Railroad Oftl-
H clnli Coming Special Train
V for Lchl.
H The llallowell Concert company com
H log to the Apollo Hall next Wednes-
. I day evening is tho classiest nggrega
!H tlon of musicians that ever struck the
IH town. There are ten of them nud
LH every one Is a soloist of renown. The
H concert alone Is well worth. the price,
B but after this concert thero will be
H a grand ball, which every lover of
B dancing will not wnnt to missaathc
H concert company will furnl8hthc
H music.
H They bring n harp with thorn, which
H Is new In dintco music, and which Is
H said to ndd greatly to 'tho cnjoynbility
H of dancing.
M Whenthcy ployedcJjuJdahowKalU
,m last week they took tho. town by
M The engagement is costing tho locnl
m mauagemeut an even $100 to get it
M here, but If press dispatches aro to
PB be relied upon tho price is cheap.
m Governor Spry has been invited to
M attend and the Intorurban ofllclals will
H come from Salt Lnko City in two
M special cars. Tho intorurban cars
B will also mako several trips from
H lehl, who will probably como over In
m a body, as tho railroad company will
B glte free transportation for tho occa-
ilVVB slon.
rrH The proceeds will go toward tho
M Purchase of sents for tho now Tnber
orwB nacle. ?
n, dH Manager Vance and President Chlp-
Ptljk ma" nro to bo congratulated for se-
iQWM curing the engagement of this com-
ir'"Vfl pai,y of emluont muslclntlons.
m Boy Scouts Recognized
hiH Htmul Ward Scoutn Now Troup 1 In
,. tiB -' Dhlslon Explanation of
piH Scout Movement.
A fl 0n Tuesday last the Doy ScoutB of
, itS tho Second Ward wero highly honored
by receiing recognition as pnrt of
mlm l,1 national organization of tho Hoj
3BB 8couts of America, and havo been
H designated as Troup No. 1 of Division
'o, 12G40.
V Th.s Hoy Scout movement Is ono of
Breat Importance to tho parents of
pur boys, and probably no mbvemont
V is less understood. -,
,,s'r, Robert Dndcn Powell of the
hngiish army, Eniest Thompson So-
;?"" Rreul 'endor of boys, and DaTilol
tarter Ik-ard, author and naturalist,
nre iiractlcally tho fathers of this
mou'uuint. Thoy it wns who diBcov
H creu tho f(lct thnt tho mo(lcrn uoy H
H iili 1oobI"k his lovo for tho hunt,
'H t '"?' BWlmmInB. skating and the
LB , 'i'"1 for"ied pnrt of tho boy's
m urn of a gpnorntlou ngo.
H 'ho spcclnllzntlon or industry and
fH "R eonsuriuoiit concentration li( groat
m chub and largo towim 1ms produced
m our day (l ,,i,it0 dlfforont boy. In
m Pinco of tho outdoor games of our
m joiners, wo havo tho "craps," card
lB t'n,I!1,-; cBnrottos, plcturo shows, etc.
M "oilovlng that tho formor typo wns
M lr ono,,o ho presorvUd, tho thrco men
K .h 7r!tl ,0- working on tho theory
m J""1 tho hoy, oven fii his play, could
m "mi should ho directed by older lionds,
m ,. (1 wllat la termed tho Hoy Scout
K inoyemeut.
H( 'ri11? iiioveniont Is not u mllltarj
iH ii ! ,",l11' H ,s "" ormy of boyb
iH I,,.! " ,?. ,na,tn wr on bail habits, thai
m ' iiulllng our boys down. It Is or-
",?'' ! '"root tho boy In his ploy,
H ?","lat " may ho profltablo to him
iH i. i hP',l),"K Hie boy away from what
H ..1 ,1"'0" culling "fun," and which
M nothiMR moro nor Iosh than hood-
' nlsni, and la substituting tho wholo-
) nti recreations of canipcraft, wood
ppa i ''in, etc,
H H tenches tho boy that tho flipper
ti ni n, EU ' ."rc rcl,C8 of barbarism;
that tho birds aro useful to man; that
hoy aro God's creatures; that man
is superior to all animals and hence
should always bo their protector. Jt
teaches the boy that his parents
fhniU,n.h,aTS hl8 ? fiance, aid
h ,i?ci tJ1?m n hc,pl,1K hnnd ehould
bo extended to everyone, indeed, ono
of tho oaths a boy takes when ho be
comes a scout is that he will "on his
honor help othor people at all times."
Tho Uoy Scout movement is going
to succeed, becnuse it appeals to the
boy in terms of his boyish Ideals. It Is
furnishing lTlm pursuits that ho loves
and craves. It Is furnishing him a
codo of honor and ethics that appeals
to tho boyish soul.
All In all, it deserves tho support
of ovcry parent nnd adult.
Consolidation Meeting Held
Monday night, n tho City Hall, a
meeting to consider tho consolidation
of tho schools in tho north end of
Utah county, and to hear tho report
or tho comraltteo authorized to Inves
tigate tho matter waB hold. County
Superintendent of Schools Crcor was
tho speaker and explained tho matter
thoroughly and nnswered all ques
tions. " It was tho sonso of this meeting
that consolidation was tho best thine
to do.
Tho report of tho committee will
be found In another part of this paper.
Tho school board was authorized to
arrango for another meeting, which
thoy havo done for Sunday night In
tho Fourth Ward chapel, commencing
at 7 o'clock. Stato Superintendent of
Schools A. C. Mnthlson and some othor
leading educators will bo tho speak
ers. Everybody Invited to attend this
meeting. It will bo very Interesting.
Don't fnll to go.
Opera House Improvements
This week Manager Deck put u force
of mechanics at work remodeling the
front of tho American Fork Opera
Houso. The lower front has been torn
out nud will be replaced with a new
one, specially built along modern
lines. Tho stops will be wider and
moro gradual and the bdx ofllco will
bo further Inside.
The upper windows will bo taken
out und new nnd moro attractive ones
will tnko their place, and a door be
built to permit cntranco onto the bal
cony being built across tho porch tho
entire length or tho building. The
frontof the building will bo covered
with 'cement, giving' it a much moro
attractive appearance. .- ,-sv-,
Tho wldo porch will be. ir Bpeclal
featuro and will have a brilliantly
lighted metal celling. It will cnnblo
tho public to bo In out of tho storm
during rush hours nnd incidentally bo
n convenient place for Intorurban pas
sengers to stand in tho shade while
waiting for tho cars.
The Improvements -will qost about
$1,000 and will mako tho outsldo of
tho building In harmony with tho lux
urious appointments lusido.
W n
It may bo a little early to start to
talk Fourth of July celebration In
March, but the suggestion has been
made to us that American Fork this
yenr havo ono of the biggest celebra
tions known In the hlBtory of tho city.
Wo might start out tho morning of
tho 3rd nnd continue until tho night
of tho Cth.
Havo a three-day "Home-Coming"
and "Get Dottor Acquainted" celebra
tion for tho north end of Utnh county.
Ask our Lchl, Cedar Fort, Highland,
Alpine, Pleasant Grovo, Llndon and
othors to Join with us for this occa
sion. What do you think or tho sugges
tion, business men or American Fork.
Tho thoatregters or Amorican Fork
will bo given a real treat tonight, March
21, when that big Now York comedy
,sycc,0B8 "A Bncholor's Honoymoon"
will bo presented at tho Opera Houso
under tho managomont or A. Mnyo
Bradflold. Drlefly, tho story of tho
play Ib as follows: Dncholor has
twx daughters who aro under tho
enro of a dovoted slstor. Whllo thoy
aro away at tho seoshoro, their father
mnrrles an actress, who Is not awaro
that ho has chick or child. Tho act
ress learning that her husband had
daughtors, tho brldo Is not n bit llat
orud, All sorts of absurd complica
tions arlso. Tho sister must not bo
told that Donjamln haB married again
and lenBL of all that ho has married
an actress, or Uonjamlu will bo cut
off from tho fortunes of his father,
who mado ono of tho conditions of
his Inhorltnnco that ho should not
mnrry again without tho consent of
Minorvn, Benjamin's slstor. Tho
brldo is an actress of noto nnd tho
papers and hor theatrical maiuigor
havo taken up tho affair; a detective
Is sent to tho homo of Benjamin
Jachclor, who denies thnt ho haB mar
ried a ndlntrbducea his wlfo to Ills
Blstor as a govornesB. Moro trouble
coinos nt this tlnio, and In punish
ment for tho affair, Minorvn, the moral
guardliiu of thee hlldron, doinnndB thnt
her hi other marry tho woman ho has
brought to his home, In order
to prevent furthur trouble and scan
dal. So after all tho honoymoon ends
UThoy'caBt will Include Mr. Kddlo
O'Brien nnd Miss Robh Alusworth,
who will bo supported by a company
of woll known plnyors.--AdvertUomcm.
Another Old Citizen
Goes To Her Ris1
Mrs. Elizabeth Mercer Smith olcd
nt her homo In the Second Ward early
Wednesday morning of Brlght'a di
sease, after n lingering Illness of three
loi'. Sn,llt.h waB bor" October 11,
18C8, In Lcho Canyon, In a covered
wagon, Whllo her pnrents wero'cross
ing tho plains, Journeying to Utnfn Hor
parents were Mr. nnd Mrs. John Mer
cer and wore among tho vory flrt sot
tiers of American Fork. .
Sho was married to Warren B, Smith
October 11. ISfifi. nmi inmn' h
uciobcr ii, isgg, nnd became the
mother of ten chlldron, sovon of whom
now survlvo her. She was a fcood
Ucvotcd mother and always willing to
lcnd a helping hand wherover needed.
The funeral services wero hold from
tho Second Ward chapel, Friday1, at
1:30 o clock. Tho houso was filled
with friends nnd relatives to pay tfceir
lust respects to tho deceased. The
sneakers wero William S. Roblnstan,
Ell B. Hawkins and Attorrioy W.iW.
McCarty of Salt Lake, all speaking
comfortlnc words to tho niniimw.
v-uiinuruiiK worus io uio mournefB,
and in the highest terms of tho tie-'
parted. Appropriate boIob wero ron-
dercd by Miss Edith Hlndley and Mry
F. L. Hickman. Tho floraC, offering
wero many and beautiful. ;t
n .
Canning Factory Progressing
At a meeting or those who hnva tUp1
proposed canning rnctory In charotjj
held Tuesday ovcnlug, It was decide!!,
to go ahend with tho project and $'
licit subscriptions. Ell B.-.HawkintV
and W. II. Chlpman wero appointed
committee ror this purposo and 're'
now busy getting signatures, feK
stock. They aro meeting with filr
success, though soveral who arera-'
ply able to help aro holding out.,
Wo know or nothing that will da
American Fork so much good for, so
small nn Investment as would- the
building or a panning plaut here.'
Every business man would got more
business by the circulation, of $30,060
more money here. Rvcry farmer
would get a hotter market for ,hU
produce, aud, ovcry family who owns
chlldron would And employment -.and
tho town would bo put on tho mnpln
hundreds of grocery stores and home
throughout tho country by tho snip t
tomatoes, pens, beans and fruit, "In I
cans labeled "Mado In Amorican Fork, 1
Utah." '
When tho little town of Draper ."de-L
elded to build a similar plant seve I
men got together and put up $N
each and then Iho balance o tho-iowrs 1
'cu'me rn for1 smaller riraountscfy TkiJ
Cji)mlttce'BhouId'get every cltl-rorTfOT '
somo' amount. '
New Head For
American Fork Schools
Principals Appointed for Alpine Dis
trict High Schools.
At n board meeting of the Alplno
high school district, held here last
Mondny, C. W. Whlttaker was engaged
as principal of tho Amorican Fork
high school, W. K. Hopkins ror the
Lchl high school and J. II. Walker
wns re-engaged as principal ror Pleas
ant Grove.
All thrco gentlemen havo mndo ex
cellent records ror tho pnst year and
wer re-cngnged on their merits. Tho
schools never before were in such ex
cellent condition.
Whllo tho board could not tako any
action regarding the grade schools of
tho soveral cities, tho three principals
wero engaged with tho understanding
that tho school districts of American
Fork, Lehl nnd Pleasant Grovo would
also employ them as principals of the
This action will placo Professor
Whlttnkor at tho head of all the
schools of Amorlcnn Fork nnd placo
tho schools under ono head.
Tho other eighteen teachers will be
engaged later, though thero will prob
ably bo but row changes rrom tho
prcsont staff.
Tho general committee having in
chnrgo tho Amorican Fork stock fair
mot in tho City Hall, Wednesday cvon
lng. On account of April 15 being Arbor
Dny and tho tlmo set appointed for
genornl cleaning around tho homes
and tho town In genornl, It was decid
ed to havo tho fair o nAprll H, so as
not to conflict with Arbor Day pro
gram. Next Wednesday tho commltteo will
moot again nnd report tho class of
stock on which uwurda will bo made
A commltteo consisting of W. H
Chlpman nnd Hans Chrlstonsen waB
appointed to ondenvor to Bccuro tho
Amorican Fork Sliver Hand to meet
tho Agricultural Collego cars whon
thoy arrive hero noxt londny morn
ing. Arrangements wore also mado to
havo somo of our llvo stock thero at
that tlmo; also to havo music selec
tions furnished for tho evening's pro-grum.
SI'ltlNKIil'It OUT IN .MAW'll.
For tho flrst time In tho history of
American Fork tho sprinkler was out
In March, ntarting Monday morning.
Old timers Buy this March thus far
has been tho drycat and warmesFthoy
can remember.
numuEin it iwulilil
I" n njsijHrl
sjijjj ' ""' i tlflflul
aaHHHpjBHpipHjiHiaiiiaissH H&Hgjfl
Grand Spring Opening 1
and Advertising Week HI
Thousands of Articles Given Away "Free" Jii
All Next Week. :;J
Demonstrators Will be Here to Show You the Wl
Superior Quality, 1
LAKE AND AMERICAN FORK, 7:30, 10:30. 1:30, AND 5:30 ON THE ill
t- ... "OREMROAD" ' 4 1;
M4PDA8 advcrtisinK week from MONDAY, MARCH 23RD to SUNDAY - 8
' r will havo till our spring goods on display in each and every YHM
department. Wo invito you to pay us a visit while wo havo on our Gala attire. vM M
Prices That Prevail During Spring Opening Week 9 1
20 lbs. Sugar for $1.00 Miuiy 4 pkgs. ID. C. Mush for 25c , S
20 lbs. Rice for $1.00 other 3 nrs of Toilet Soap for 10c . UB.I
3 cans of Tomatoes 25c Articles J bnrs Wliite Flako and 1 Froo''.25c
3 cans of Com 25o. l Wlfi Jiich HrnS' lc8S tpck.$l,00 ,ll
o , t, Low 1 Bottle Sweet, Sour or Chow i fUm
3 cans of Beans 25c rrIm Pickles for '. .25o M'M
Watch our Big Show Window s For Display 111
Cedar Mop $1.00. Extra Good Cedar Mops $1.25. ONE WEEK ONLY , ," MM
Good Time to Get Your Farm and Garden Seeds i Kfl
ig! T , lA B
Iphipman Mercantile Compaiiyl M
H i American Fork, Utah I IhI
CLd 11 Will bo presented at the rB
College Opera 11
Chums" House II
A Three-Act Comedy of College Life WEDNESDAY( march 25, 1914 VMW
Under Direction of Mrs. Maude Christiansen, for tho iliB
benefit of tho Second Ward Sunday School. BffiB
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Another Big Shipment Of 1
At The Golden Rule k
. : iU
$9.00 Silk Dresses $5.90 $12.30 Ladies' Suits $9.90 . 'P
$9.00 Cropo Dresses $5.90 $10.00 bidics' Suits $7.90 ' '.V M
$9.00 Wool Shollie Dresses $5.90 $15.00w Ladies' Suits $.12.50 WM
$12.50 Silk Messolino Dn-sfies . . . .$9.90 $18.50 Ladies' Suits $14.75 ; M
$12.50 Silk TntTeta Dresses $9.90 h $22.50 Ladies' Suits '.$18.50 j h M
U :;IH
It will Pay you big wages to visit the Golden Rule 111
Store and see their New Spring Goods. Your Neigh- :.'fH
bors are saving money why not you. . L'il
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