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I ' Idaho's Southern Metropolis
I! j ' Club Banquet, Fine New Pavilion, Rail-
I , road Activity. Sketch of W. P. Monson.
HJ' "I'uksiox, Idaho. Mmch i"), l'JOO
HJb The Commercial Club opening ban-
1 'ict and ball held last Friday nle,ht
Mf ' was a success In umij way. The
HJ t oration of the evening Klven by .Indue
HJ ! Alfred limine will Ioiik le lemcm-
HJ be red by those present Other parts
HJ . on the program worth; of special
HJ ; mention wcie the piano solo by I'.IIcl
HJ Tapper, the solo by M .1. Mallard and
HJ J the toasts which were Kiven at the
HJ baniiet. The haniuct which was
HJ served by the Hess icstaurant was
HJ the most elaborate alTalr of the kind
HJ which has ever taken place in I'reston
HJ There were about two bundled kucsIs
HJ seated at the tables at one time. The
HJj Commercial Club promises man more
H j such occasion'! In the future.
Hj ( Popular People Married.
HJ Last evening about one hundred
HJj and fifty youiiK' people met the train
HJ from the south All were well pro-
H, vlded with bans of rice and old boots
Hi and Shoes The occasion of the ix-
HB cltcmcnt was the home-coin Iiik of Mr.
HK and Mr W. II Ilobbs, two of our
HJ, most popular younn people who went
HH married at the Logan temple jester-
HI; day. As the couple alU'htid from the
HB train they were almost burled In i ice
HI, wheat and old shoes. This evening a
HJ wedding reception was given to mem-
HH bcrs of the family at the home of the
HI bride's parents The bride is Miss
HH Uctta Smith, the eldest daughter of
HBJ 'Mr. and Mrs J. O Smith Mr. Smith
HJ i Is one of our leading merchants. The
HJ groom is the eldest son of Mr and
HH Mrs. C K. Ilobbs Mr. Ilobbs Is the
HJ proprietor of the Ilobbs opera house
HJ Mr. and Mrs. W. It. Ilobbs have rent-
HJ cd apartments of Itubc Spldcll on
H ! After Cut-off.
j ' The rail i o.nl commute of the Com-
Imeiclal Club Is busy. As n result of
their efforts the Shoit Line people
sent Mr. Armstrong, of their engineer
corps, up Saturday to go oer the
ground between Preston and Soda
Springs for the purpose of ascertain
Ing the feasibility of extending their
line up through (lentltle Valley to
HI connect with the main line at Soda
HJ , Springs In company with Messrs. A.
HH W. Hart and (ieo 0 I'.irkluson, Mr
HH . Armstrong Inspected the gic.il syphon
HH !' on the Oneida Ii ligation Canal The
HH j gentlemen leport that the ditch Is In
HJJ l excellent condition, there being al-
HJJ A -ready ipiite a stream of watur running
HH i tluotigh part of It Kiigiueer Arm-
HJJ -strong who has been closely connected
HJJ with some of the greatest engineering
HJJ i entei pises In the west reports
HH ! that syphon No'l on the Oneida lr-
HJJ -rigaton canal Is one of the greatest
HJJ pieces of engineering of Its kind that
HJJ ' he has seen. Tho watei was turned
HJJ , Into the syphon for the tlrst time to
H , $12,000 Pavilion.
HJJ I At a meeting of the stockholdcisof
HJJ ( the Preston Opera House Co. held last
HJJ Kriday night, It was decided to com-
HJJ ' ( mence Immediately on construction of
HJJ a $r.',(XH) dancing pa Won. The build-
HJJ lug of the opera house, which was to
HJJ be done In connection with the danc-
HJJ lug pavilion will not take place until
' Pure and white!
HJJ I being pu t
I The Deseret Mills.!
I It l s. ' i ihat it Is equal to if not
HJJj supc.io to an) stialght grade Hour on
HJJi . the market and K sold by the best and
HJJY safest grocery stores In Logan, such as
HHjJ II. (. Hayball, Campbell Commeiclal
HHJJ Co., A. IJ.iteson, Crane ,t Mitton, .las '
B Quayle, Union Meicantlle Co , 1 A.I
H NleKon & Son. The Uochdalc anil
J Chas MeNlol at the. Mb ward store
m Get a Sack Now; i'ts only 95c
H, Remember, It's the "FAVORITE" Flour
Wanted Information as to the
whcicabouts of the I'reston village
marshal, for the past week there
have been several head of cattle
hanging around the gate of the stray
pound, walling for the man with the
key to come and let them in. It Is
feared that thev will die of starvation
unless some liiformailoncan be gained
as to the whcicabouts of the village
The Very Latest.
The "latest thing" in 1'ieston Is the
souvenir postal card fad. On these
cards are printed smne ery line pho
tographs of our public buildings, busi
ness blocks, private icsldenccs and
street scenes. Hy means of the souve
nir postal cards our city Is being an
vertlsed far and neai Tho cards aro
on sale at the Co-op drug store.
Republican is Boosting.
During the next month there will
appeal in Tine I'icitmmian a num
ber of articles on I'reston which will
be Illustrated by cuts of the main
points of Interest Tiik Kki'Uiimcan
Is endeavoring to follow out the
watchword sounded by .Judge Iludge
In his brilliant speech at the recent
Commercial Club banquet, "Kvcry
body Iloost for I'reston".
II'. '. Mon sun, I
President of I'reston Commercial Club
and head of Superior Lumber Co.
W. P Mouson was born In Rich
mond, Utah, on Juno ,10th, 1ST.') Is a
son of the late C II , and Kilen Mon
son. In early childhood he was
obliged to woik with his father and j
other brotheis at the old planing mill
which was located on the main street
in Richmond In the year of 1SD0 lie
was taken to Franklin, Idaho, where
his fath'ei had entered the milling
business at that point, and gradually
worked from one position to another
until in thejear llM (al the time his
father took 111 from which he never
recovered) Waller was called upon to
tike the Initiative of the business,
besides being the foremost man
in the mill, manufacturing lum
ber, shingles and planing lumber. At
his father's death In lS').i he was
placed in charge of the entire business
and besides having this In charge had
the laboi of looking aftei the interests
of the widows and orphans. This
duty he did In honor to himself and
famll) on the salary of W.1 per month,.
Uhus fullHllug the promise made his
father upon his death bed, to remain
with the business until it should be
entlrel) out of debt
December 1st. Isht, he quit tho mill
ing business and commenced woiking
for the Oneida Milling ,. Klev.itor Co.
under the management o( tho O M.
Union, and after entering their employ
tluee weeks, he was called on a mis
sion to the Northwestern S'tateswheic
he served .is tiavellng elder, clerk of
conference, president of the Portland i
conference when Hist organised and
liter sei ved as counselor to tho presl- :
dent of the mission, lelurning home i
to Franklin on I'ebruarj n, 1TO0 Upon '
hlsanlval home he moved to I'reston !
and entered tho employ of Sludebaker
Hi os, as salesman, and when he saw an
opportunity of going Into business for '
himself, although he had ab-.olutly
no money, he let his long experience
with the business of his father serve
as capital, and with this and the aid
of afilend or two was enabled to bor
row money to commence operations
j Itclug an adept at this line of business
, he succeeded wonderful!) and soon
had a trade larger than he was able to
take care of and sought more help,
which was found In the person of W.
A. Skldmore, also of Richmond.
This was the birth of what is now
styled tho Superior Lumber Co , of
Preston, of which Mr. Monson has
been mauagei since It wasorganled
in the year 1000. That ho has been
wonderfully successful in this can be
Judged from tho nppeaiarice of theii
place of business on Main St. Preston.
Mr Monson has held many posi
tions of trust among the people of tho
towns where he has resided and ac
quitted himself In honor In every In
stance. Ho Is a firm believerlnorgan
bed effort and with this In view sought
to build up hishomc town and com
menced the movement of Commercial
club work which was organbed Feb.
27th, at which meeting he was unan
imously sustained as president of that
organization, which will help shape the
future destiny of the most thriving
town In the north, Preston.
(co O. Parkinson is ollerlng.for
sile two blocks of his land adjoining
the new First ward meeting house.
The land Is being cut up Into city lots
Since the Hume has been constiucK'd
acioss the "Academy Hollow" all of
this pioperty can be Irrigated, mak
ing It one of the most desirable resi
dence spots hi Hie town The piop
city is selling tapidly and a number of
new buildings will go up In the near
The Idaho political pot Is beginning
to boll Mi I) (!. Farmer, chairman
of the I cpubllcau County Ccntial
committee of Oneida county, has
called a meeting of the Kxecutlve
committee for the purpose of tilling
vacancies In the County Central com
mittee and to lay plans for ai active
campaign this fall
It has been suggested by the Com
mercial Club committee on adveilisc
ment that the following excerpt from
Judge Iludge's speech at the banquet
bo copyrighted and placed on lapel
buttons for general distributor
"Kvcrybody Iloost for Preston."
The tlrst year normals of the O. S.
Academy will give a dancing party
next Friday evening The school will
not be closed for the regular confer
The baseball players have been
practicing for the last two or thicc
days. A team will bo organized soon
and an active season Is anticipated.
The recent heavy rains and the
warm days following have taken the
snow from the ground. Plowing will
commence In a few days
William Hawkcs Jr. returned Mon
day fioin Iloston, where he has been
cnagaged in missionary woik for the
past two years
Mrs Ilcrt Lewis, of Clifton, to
whom a child wns born about two
weeks ago, is seilously 111 with pneu
monia. W. A. Skldmore, of the Superior
Lumber Co., leaves for a mission to
Great Britain on the lstli of April
Mis Stephen Ohiistcnscn is quite
ill with pneumonia. At last reports
she seemed to be out of danger
Miss Hannah Jackson, of Smith
Held, has been spending a few days
with friends In Preston.
Miss Myrtle Ilobbs, of Franklin, has
been visiting this week with her sister
Mrs. A.C. Smith
Mark Keubergcr, of the Cache Val
ley Soda Water Co., was up fiom Lo
Miss Lydia Lowe, of Franklin, Is
lsitlng with her sister, Mis. A W
Di. and Mis. Cutler weie visiting
with relatives In Salt Lake last week.
Miss Josic lickuap spent the last
week with relatives in Ogdcn.
Mr. and Mrs, Thurman Jones arc
v islting friends In Ogdcn.
A daughter was born today to Mr
and Mrs. Joseph Oollghtly
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for Iho matter of that is often worth
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Just the same It's well to have a few
dollars In bank. Then deposit your
savings with us and get the Interest
and see how much more our quarter
annual compounding will do for you
and your dollars
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Our Harness trade reached such proportions that we were compelled to make our
own. Genuine hand sewed harness could not be procured, as some firms that for
merly turned out hand-sewed goods now use stitchers. WE GUARANTEE OUR
HARNESS to be honestly hand sewed--no machine work about it.
The Best Vehicle and Harness Experts in the world are to be
found in the Studebaker factory at South Bend, Indiana.
The increasing volume of our business is the best proof. ' N
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Physician and Surgeon.
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Those tired eyes of yours will stand
lots of abuse. Vet there Is a limit to
their patience and their powers. .It
costs nbthlng to consult W II. Chase
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