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VOLUME XXVIL $2.00 PER YEAR. CEDAR CITY, UTAH. Friday, August 27, 1920. 6 CENTS TEtt COPY. Naiabcr If'' aaaaafl
Debt for New School Buildings
Cannot be Escaped in any
Hi order that Iho tax payers of Iron
County may have a clear understand
jng concerning the nnturo and im
portance of the election for voting a
.special tax levy and bond issuo to bo
.held next Monday, August 30th, tho
following statement is submitted for
their consideration:
Tho solo purpose of this special
tax levy of one mill for tho next
Jour years is to raise the necessary
funds to pay off the legal obligations
now outstanding on the school build
ings recently completed in Parowan
,nnd Puragoonah and the Junior High
School building now nearly completed
in Cedar City.
Owing to the great increase in cost
of materials and labor, these build
ings are costing over $30,000.00 more
than it was estimated that they would
cost at the time bonds were voted for
their construction. The Board of Ed
ucation has merely been completing
the building program that was out
lined and begun soon after the schools
of Iron County were consolidated.
The plans for these buildings were ac
cepted nearly two years ago and con
tracts let for their construction over
a year ago. Tho contractors, there
fore, have legitimate claims against
the school District which can be col
lected by law, and if the funds to meet
these claims nrc not raiser by the
special tax they will have to bo raised
" some other way. We have tho build-
, ings and they must be paid for. A
special levy of one mill for four years
; makes the extra tax burden compara
tively light and offers the simplest and
, easiest way of meeting these obliga
k ' Make it possible for the Board of
jtY . Education to meet these obligations
r 5lUTWnot?msrvay-'by voting-ycs on
?V' both questions.
Miss Rozinn Skidmore, formerly
, instructor in sewing nt the 'B. A. C.
and now specialist in Domestic Art for
the Extension Division of the U. A. C,
will be in Iron County for ten datys
' beginning September 1, and ending
September 11. She will hold classes
in sewing, remodeling, fitting and
I form making throughout tho County,
v On Wednesday, Sept. 8, at 10 a. m. and
I at 2 p. m. she will hold sewing classes
' ' in the Relief Society Hall for the
women of Cedar City. No admission
1 is charged to these classes and tho
I public is invited to attend. The
morning session will be in the naturo
of a demonstration of how to make
t forms so that each woman may do her
own fitting at homo; the afternoon
f session will be a demonstration on
making nnd fitting dresses.
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" District Road Engineer F. P.
Gowan states that tho Christensen
Construction company has a force of
men repairing the road made impas-
flood, and thnt they will have it opened
scovel within a week. The company,
in its determination to complete tho
first and second sections this fall, is
putting on a night shift to run thfr
steam shovel, and also is encouraging
the men to do their best by means of
n bonus for quick work. If tho shovel
moves twenty times in one day, the
men get ten cents each bonus for each
move made. The average amount of
road made at each move is five feet.
At present the shovel is cutting its
way' high up against the canyon wall,
and is a great sight for tourists in its
I , present position. In fact, the section
1 tjfeof the canyon now being penetrated
, 'J T is full of wild beauty well worth a
' ) visit. It is considered a good thing
,i that the flood camo and did its work
before the road was covered with
J tourists, some of whom might not
I have escaped death or injury. Tho
repaired road will be built safely u
that like damage cannot occur again.
ij a
I County Agent Alma Esplin returned
J Monday from tho convention of farmj
n bureaus held last week in Salt Lake
I City. In connection with tho con-
I vention was a session for county
1 agents of Utah. One of tho leading
I speakers at tho convention was W. A.
3 Lloyd in the States Relations service
I of the Department of "Agriculture, j
Proceeds Will be Aid in Reducing!
Deficit Caused By Ordering
New Uniforms
The big band danco going on at tho
Ward Hall as wo go to prcs3 is easily
one of the biggest and liveliest events
that havo been pulled off this season.
Tho uniforms for which tho funds will
go aro on their way nnd will probably
be worn by tho band at tho Sunday
concert. They mark another stop for
ward in tho improvement of tho city.
Tho officials and members of tho
Cedar Band aro as follows:
Clyde P. Cannon, President.
R. T. Forbes, Manager.
II. L. Frisby, Director.
Moroni Perry, Ass't Director.
Otto Fife, Librarian.
Moroni Perry, Thurmnn Higbcc,
Karl Gardner.
J. H. Perry.
Henry Webster, Gordon Hunter.
Otto Fife, Dolph Andrus, Waldo
George U. Millctt, Tenor; Arthur
Fretwcll, Trombone.
II. L. Frisby, Lelnnd Perry, La
Mont Higbee.
Pratt Tollestrup, Lawrcnco Marker.
Arnold Grimshaw, Henry Houchen.
Clyde P. Cannon, Carl Fife.
Men are Hosts at Informal Affair
Winding up with Big
Melon Feast
Last Wednesday evening nfter the
regular weekly choir practice, the
tabernacle choir adjourned to the
homo of Choir Lender, II. L. Frisby,
where they enjoyed a largo and unre
strained melon bust. The men of the
choir were tho hosts of tho occasion,
as well as being among the slnr per
formers. There was singing by the
men, followed by games, and then
melons and more melons, until every
one of the big crowd said "enough".
The guests claim to havo spent a very
pleasant evening. Those present are:
Mrs. Annette Betenson.
Miss Helen Nelson.
Miss Mnurine Leigh.
Mrs. Lottie Perkins.
Mrs. Nancy Wnlker. j
Miss Wealth Millett. !
Miss Arline Millett.
Miss Loreen Hnight.
Miss Rhoda Palmer.
Miss Evelyn Pnlmer.
Tho Misses Hazel, Eulalia and Min-
nrvn Mnnnr
Mrs. O. W. Hyde.
Mrs. II. L. Frisby.
Mr. nnd Mrs. W. W. McAllister.
Miss Rilln Dallcy.
Miss Lizzie Bulloch.
Miss Alice Reynolds, of tho B. Y.
U. of Provo.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Thornton.
Mrs. J. D. Cox.
Mrs. Arnold Grimshaw.
Miss Inez Woodbury.
Mrs. Frank Wood.
Miss Althca Lund.
Miss Phocbo McConnell.
Miss McNono Nelson.
Miss Helen Ashdown.
Miss Louio Perry.
Mr. Hillman Dnllcy.
S. B. Jones.
Otto Fife.
Henry Webster.
Leo Palmer.
Ralph Perkins.
Arnold Grimshaw.
C. A. Swan.
Jack Foliani.
George Millett.
II. G. Mnthcson.
II. L. Frisby.
Be loynl to your town and County
nnd exhibit in the County Fnir.-Adv.
Mr. Lloyd fnvored tho creation of
mnrkcting clubs for the various farm
products in different counties, lenving
the farm bureau itself to tho educa-1
tional purposes for which it was
designed. The convention, as well ns
the trip to it during which tho crops,
of the counties along tho way were,
inspected, was of great value to
j farmers.
Throngs From Many States Sched
uled to be at Impressive Op- '
I ening Ceremony Soon
Salt Lake Commercial Club Has
Charge of Event, Which is Set
for Fifteenth of September,
Cedar Band May Attend.
The Salt Lake Commercial Club
I has in charge tho dedication ceremon
jies of the Zion Nationul Park Ded
ication which is set for September
15. Thnt there will bo a very interest
in program is assured, ns tho Salt
Lake Route and many Commercial
Clubs aro in line in furnishing fea
I turcs. It is probablo that tho Cedar
I Band will be sent to tho celebration
J though no definite arrangements havo
been completed yet. Mr. Foster,
President of tho Cedar Commercial
Club, stated that the club is on hand
to aid in any way possible in making
I the celebration a big success.
j The Salt Lake Wholesalers' excur
sion has been postponed to reach tho
jpark for the celebration, nnd many
, citizens of Cedar City have expressed
their intention of attending. Tho
Federated Clubs Board of Governors
I, will meet either nt Saint Georgo or nt
Zion Canyon September 14. This date
was chosen to nllow tho federation
members to attend tho park dedica
tion. Not only is it desirable to make tho
event as impressive as possible for
tho publicity value involved, but since
there is necessary a great deal of
road and trail building beforo tho
(wonders of the park can bo seen prop
erly, it is necessary to impress con-'
gross with the popularity of tho now!
'park to induce a sufficient approprin-i
ition for park development.
I Besides tho commercial club mem-1
bcrs and tho local people, there will ,
bo nt the dedication Nicholas Murray
Butler, President of Columbia Uni-1
vcrsity of New York City, Stephen'
T. Mather, director of nationnl parks, j
Robert Sterling Yard, executive sec-!
votary of tho national parks associa-1
tion, Senator William II. King. Rcp-j
resentntives of the Patho News ser
vice and the International Film
service will be on hand to get moving
pictures of the dedication ceremon-l
ies. ,
. The proposition of sendimr the
Cedar Band to the Zion National
PniJc Dedication is now before the
commercial Club, nnd efforts are be
ting made to enlist tho nid of tho city
council. The p'resenco of the large,
I gathering, tho fact that a record of(
the nffair will po before the people!
of tho nntion in picture form, and tho ,
importance and rareness of such an
event mnke it imperative thnt tho
city be adequately represented in the
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Results of correct feeding arc be
ginning to show at tho end of the
third week of tho Nutrition Class,
Five of the little folks who are un
derweight have shown gnins in weight
nnd two who aro overweight have been
kept from gaining more. One little
mnn who was very restless at nights
has found his rest unbroken since ho
left off entiner foods which were too
difficult of digestion for his tender
years. Two children who were not
free to gnin on account of diseased'
tonsils have had them removed and
now have nothing to hinder them from
making good, stendy gains.
Tho children who are members of
tho clnss, as well as some of their
brothers and sisters, nre learning a
grent deol about proper kinds of
foods for little folks nnd when they
seo on their charts how fnr they are
from where they should be, they iendi
ly agree to try harder to overcome
"peculiarities of appetite.
Next Wednesday will bo the fourth
meeting of the Class and from 4 p. m.
to 0 p. m. in the Relief Society Hall
nny mother interested in Nutrition is
invited to come nnd inspect tho health
charts of tho children, and seo what is
, being done nnd consult with tho work
ers of the Clnss.
. A.
I Mr. A. N. Tollestrup, who hns been
. music instructor nt Fountain Green
. during tho past season, is at home for
j two weeks.
Defeat Elsinorc, Marysvale and
Panguitch and Lose to Rich
field and Monroe.
Hold Richfield Level to End Of
Seventh and Lead Monroe to
End of Sixth Only to Lose on
on Flock of Errors.
W. K. Granger, manager of tho
Cedar baseball team, which returned
Inst Saturday from their trip through
the Sevier valley, says the team mndo
a very pleasant and successful tour.
They won threo out of flvo games
played, tho following digest of each
gnmo being furnished through tho
courtesy of Mnnngcr Granger:
Panguitch game Monday, August
1G. Score, Ccdnr City, 15, Panguitch
12. All tho Ccdnr ttinm played good
ball, especially Watson who mado ono
three bnggcr, and two homo runs.
Corlett Simpkins was, taken from his
position ns driver, and played right
and left field, Corlett had not plnyed
for some time nnd was not sure on
fielding, thus tho shift from right to
left, but to no avail they insisted upon
following him. But tho errors thnt
ho mndo were well evened up when
ho came to tho bat, out of four times
up, he mado three clean hits.
Richfield game, August 17, Richfield i
11, Cedar City 4. This was a good'
game and all tho boys played well, if
there was any individual who deserved ,
special mention it would he Root, who
played n wonderful game on second
base. We wero up agninst a pitcher
with'n reputation of pitching numer
ous no-run and no-hit games, who nlso
received a salary if $200 per month
for pitching. Cedar lnndcd him for
11 clean hits and four runs. At tho
end of tho seventh inning the score,
was 4 to 4, when a considerable num-'
ber of errors were mado by Cedar
which cost the gnmc.
Monroe game, August 18, Monroe
18, Ccdnr 10. Again errors lost the
game for Ccdnr, at tho end of the
sixth inning tho score was Cedar 10, '
Monroe. 4. ;
Elsinorc game, August in, Cedar 2,
Elsinorc 1. This was a six inning gnmo
discontinued in account of rain. El-1
sinorc was reputed to have one of the
best if not the best tenm in thnt sec-1
tion and the game was just like tho1
score looks, a fast snappy camo both1
teams playing unerring ball. George
Nelson pitched n wonderful game for.
Marysvale game, August 20, Cedar
in, Marysvale, C. All tho men were
on their toes and played good consis-'
tent ball and tho result was never in
doubt, although the Mnrysvale team1
nnd its rooters never lost hope until
tho last mnn wns retired.
Tne Codnr tenm is one we enn well
be proud of, ns ball plnyers they,
showed up well in fnct they were n
better batting putfit by fnr than nny
tenm wo hnve yet plnyed. On this
pnrticulnr trip tho tenm wns under
n big'handienp. The loss of Wntson
nt Pnngultch. who wns cnlled homo
bocnuso of the denth of his father,
was a shock to us, ns well ns lenving
the short ston position emptv, know
ing wo would hnve to trnvel n lomr
way to renlace him. The tenm wns nl
woys on tho job, mndo friends every-!
whore, nnd never forgot to bo gentle-'
men representing Ccdnr City.
a I
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Tho following delegates to tho
Democratic county convention wero
chosen to represent Ccdnr City at a'
primary held in the Library auditor
ium Thursday evening:
S. F. Leigh.
Alfred Froyd.
John M. Foster. j
Edward Parry. i
Dr. M. J. Mncfarlnnc. j
Mrs. Walter Granger. t ,
Mrs. Win, M. Mace. I
Mrs. Alfred Froyd.
Miss Gladys McConnell.
E. M. Corry.
Alox Mnthcson.
Joseph S. Fife.
William Pryor.
Mrs. Molly Palmer.
All tho delegates went to pnragonah
to tho convention except Miss 'Gladys
McConnell, whoso plnco was .filled by
E. M. Corry, Alternate.
Page of the Iron County Record
. Comes to him Out of
the Sky
That oven thb birds of tho air unito
with tho elements to help sprend tho
good nows is shown by tho following
letter from Southern California.
Since wo havo forty-fivo subscribers
in Southern California, it is entirely
possible thnt ono of theso lost tho
pnpor of which Mr. Patton captured a
fragment in so interesting a mnnncr.
Tho letter follows:
South Pasadena, California, Aug.
24, 1920.
Editor Iron County Record, Cedar
City, Utah, Dear Sir:
Yesterday, August 23, T was motor
ing in the country about twenty miles
j East of Pnsadcnn, California, when I
stopped for lunch nnd ns I was sit
I ting thero in tho big country watching
the birds etc., I was attracted by a
sudden divo of a buzzard at an nlti
jtudc of about seven hundred feet.
I looked closer nnd it seemed to bo
1 diving nt a smnll light object floating
i However I watched it until it camo
1 fluttering to tho ground far off on tho
I hillside. I drove over to the spot and
I found a portion of your paper tho
t Tron County Record.
J I nm sending tho piece to you nnd
would bo glnd if you would forward
the full paper of April 30, 1920.
I Yours truly, M. B. Patton, 1124
j Brent Ave., South Pasadena, California.
Farm Experts Criticise Excessive
Prizes for Races at Expense
of Farm Exhibits
Tho following comment on county
fairs and premium lists sounds so
sensible we nro pleased to quota it
in full. It is from tho Agricultural
College at Logan:
Alrendy ttho official programs of
some of tho county fairs aro coining
out nnd ns you look them over you seo
hero and thero something to cause
wonder. Thus: ono county offers
$1500.00 in prizes for horse rncjng,
exclusivo of entries, nnd yet offers
only ?2X.0 for the best half bushel of
benrdod wheat. And yet this county
raises every yenr 100,000 bushels of
this wheat and is famous for it nil
over tho world. Of course wo know
thnt human nature everywhere loves
horse racing and the circus, but even
so $2.(50 seems a pitifully small in
ducement for growing a world famous
product, while so much money for
racing leaves little encouragement for
other livestock interests. Other fair
programs seem to have been copied
from eastern progrnms and offer
premiums only for pure bred stock.
Ill W A lhHn, hi AifeTi I. b l..u11 lf 1- . J
i Pure bred stock is nnturally the best,
, but not so nbundant in many coun
I ties as wo wish it wero nnd so it would
i seem to' bo more sensible to offer
i premiums for whnt wo havo in grent
(abundance. Don't copy nny old fair
catalog, but havo your list represent
your locality and include grndo nn
, imnls such ns work teams, high milk-
ing cows, boy'B ponies anil men's sad
dle horses. Havo pure bred animals
i if you can, but havo these anyway.
Before tho fairs are held arrange
ments should bo mndo for receiving
the stock at the fair grounds, so thnt
animals will not havo to bo lead to
and from tho fair grounds to get
shelter nnd food. Then, too, every-'
thing possible should bo done to con-
trol tho crowds that gather .around
during tho judging of livestock. Bent
them back with a club if necessary,
but bo sure to havo plenty of room '
for the judges to do their work nnd
for every interested spectator to
watch. Prof. Wm. E. Cnrroll, of tho
animal husbandry department nt tho'
Utah Agricultural College, says that
in this mattter of crowding close to
tho judges the Utah State Fnir is as
great a sinner ns tho county fairs. If
"make way for the judge" is tho
slognn in tho county it will soon bo
heard in tho enpitnl at fnir time. ,
County Commissioner II. L. Adams
of Pnrownn wns in attendance at the
Farm Bureau convention nt Salt Lake
City on tho 20th nnd 21st. going as n
delegate from Iron county. On his
way Mr. Adams inspected modem
I farm buildings in various progressive
places to get an idea of the best plnns
j for farm structures.
New Confectionary to Offer Pat- , '
rons High Class Service With H
Cabaret Trimmings. M
Tho "Goodio Gardens,,, n new eoa- H
fectionnry and catering establishment, M
will open next Mondny in tho now "H
building on North Main street just M
finished by tho Southern Utah Plumb- H
ing Company. Tho Goodio Gnrdcm .
Confectionery Company, mnnnged by , H
F. tl VIorrywcnthcr, is opening tn H
nc refreshment station. The foua- H
tain and fittings of tho "Gardens" H
nro the finest that can bo found outside jLH
of Snlt Lake City nnd were installed
at a cost of $0,000. The front of thu M
new building, which wns designed by H
Architect R. L. Jones, is n vast ira- :
provement on tho usual nm of store 'H
fronts and in itself is bound to nttract M
and plcnsc tho traveling public with H
its suggestion of elcgnnco nnd com- H
fort. Insido tho fittings nnd decora- H
tivo scheme more than fulfils the M
promise of tho beautiful front. There M
nre scats at the fountain or nt cntlt- -H
ing sanitary little round tables or la M
cosy comfortable alcoves that inviU H
tho tired to rest awhile. Thero is nlso
a dancing floor with music hack of the '
tables for those who liko a oncstea M
along with other refreshments. Tha M
white walls of the retreat are relieved
of monotony by six lnrgo "U paintings 'M
of various scenic landscape effects. fl
Mr. Mcrryweathcr who will manage M
the new enterprise, hns hnd much ex- H
perienco in this line, his lntcst vea- M
turo having been n similar establish- aaaaal
ment nt Scoficld which proved very H
successful. Ho is an affable, enter- M
prmig citizen who ought to mnko M
h!; vith his pntrons. Thnt he bus H
grent faith in tho growth of Cedar M
C'y is shown by the amount he k
putting into equippment iV his Ten- M
tJtv. He is very positive 'n his Plata- ' M
mciu thnt no "rough stuff" will be .l- 'H
lowed since his business will be ma
fo.r tho convenience, comfort, lif.'osh"'' :-
ment nrd pleasure of ro'ined men, i
women, hoys and girls. Besides th M
usual nm of snd.i fountnin product!, 'H
i'.-c cicam, caud, etc., light lunc'.toa- jH
ot.c stuff will be on hand, such a , H
s.-UMlwicliCh, Rn'itds, pic, (ii(I the 1K, H
w't'i ln.t difches for winter mo fir. , HH
Mr. Merrywenthcr will make a fl
specialty of catering to private part- H
ies so thnt the hostess who would giv H
her guests somcthhing now in th , H
way of a party may do so without ua- H
duo trouble or expenso by consulting
tho management of tho "Goodie Gar- ' H
dens". Parties of this sort can t 'jH
given in nil the privacy desired nnd , H
with ninny features not attainable ia H
the average home. H
TTi bfiicment of the building, ' H
wt.. ! is well lighted nnd very com- H
f..;nllc will ho used by the Sovthea H
Utah P umbing Company, tl.v ouUd- H
or? ) iho house. Warren M. C'o. and H
Wi'l.am M. Mcrryweathcr a;j ih H
p-nprielorfi of the company. They H
b-in?i crenvnting for the now bul'd- H
ing "' March, and in spite of tb H
prv.tnt money shortage mid difficulty H
in getting shipments of suppli H
through, hnvo kept the work goiaj: H
steadily to its completion. The upper H
floor 1H (llvil)ofl into fnnr .rvmf.vlnlil. IIS
noor is divided in u lour comrortnui H
npartments which will be fitted wi,ta M
stenm heat, .electric ranges, medtra H
bnth nnd lavatory and many otlrar H
refinments for lovers of convenience H
nnd comfort. jH
Carl Vcater of Circlcvillc was at H
Cedar City Wednesday, negotintiar H
with Iron County Fnir Committee oa M
Bports for dates during the comiay '
county fnir for his four-day rodeo, 'H
which will be put on in RichneM H
September 10, 17, nnd 18. Tine Hecka- M
thorn of Flagstaff, Arizona is a- tj
siciatcd with Mr. Vcater in tho maa- M
ngement of the rodeo, which includes H
broncho riding, steer riding, bull rid- 'M
ing, bareback broncho riding, steer iM
tying nnd vnrions rnccs. At Richfield
the first prize for broncho riding is M
$100 and other prizes range nccord- ' 'M
ingly. The rodeo managers hnvo a
big band of bronchos that will mak
the riders cam their money, nnd ia ,H
order to qualify for the finnls the con- fB
tcstant must jab the spurs in the out- JH
Inw's shoulders four or five times and -.H
swing his lint to tho crowd while tho jS
animal is bucking. If n deal is mado !
for the show, threo forenoons will bo 'H
devoted to the exhibitions, whero the
liberal prizes will attract tho best fl
riders and ropers in tho west. '
Attorney Edmond II. Rynn is in il
Snlt Lake City attending the Fifth
Judicial District convention, to which ;9
he wns elected a delegate by the (9
county convention, Inst Saturday. ' ' igj

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