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THE OGDEN STANDARD. OGDEN, UTAH, TUESDAY. DECEMBER f 1913.
I WANTS POLES OF Ti I ELECTRIC LIGHT I TAKEN 001 At the mPtlng of the city board of commlssjoners last cveninp the- mat ter of an occupation tax from the Ko9tal Telegraph company was again referred to thp irv .-iitorney for con f-Herat ion Abnui a fnr ago nn arrancenieni was to Iip madp by which ihf tele graph company should furnish the city free leiegraphic communication to the amount of about 160 for the privilege of operatinc its business lu the city, but the aerermriu has never been complied with, officers of the compain contending that It wnsi BHtinsf me intTsiarp commerce law to clve away Its service. Thp city attorne stated to the board last nlpht that he had com municated with the company, advis ing that in his opinion the city hSJ the right to aess an occupation tax. buf up to date h had received no On the recommendation of Commis sioner .1. C. Nye, the citv recorder n I riireoted to notify tle I tab Light ft Railway company m remove t r- poles and other obstructions from Spencer avenue, between Wall and Lincoln avenues, that the street may be repaired and used h the people ol that section without hindrance. Th commissioner explained that me people of Spencer avenue had twite petitioned for a redress of I gTie.ances but that nothing had been I done He sid he desired that if his I re enntmt-ndations wern adon'-d th I order to rcove be enforced against I L ' the oompny Instanter It was bts opinion that if the company could Dot be made to move from Sponcor avenue It could just as well fence up or use other streets of the city and remain in possession for ail -ujmC --r-"' I In explanation of the legal phsse or the quesfon, the cltv attorney said that it was Questionable whether the city owns Spencer avenue. even though used by the city for som ilmo. It was contended that the deed to the street was not vested In the city. On the recoini-icDdation of Er.pl fper H. J. Craven, fees In the sum Of Vi were refunded to W. J. Dalll more The city pneincer reported that be I had computed the protests against I the building of sewer on Ballantyne .-venue and found that 6S.91' per cent of the property there is owned bv 'he protestors. Indicating that juris diction had bpen lost Commissioner I Xyo was not satisfied with the com j putation and siigcested that t mat I i tpr b referred to the co'mmittei Ol I P ,np hole It was fina.'h concluded, J however, to refer it to Mr. Nye. I pity Attorney Valentine Gideon rec- ommended that In the levying of as sessment for the opening of Hudson j avenue at the corner of the avenue and Twentv-fourth street, as petition ed for by C E. Kaiser, it be made j 0 claim against the entire property I i rather than Individuals Interested in ' It. The recommendation was ap proved. The city sexton reported the col lection of $21t"i in the month of No vember aud the clerk of the munici pal court reported his collections for the month to have been $615.40 In line and forfeitures. The following payroll; won' allow ed and thp auditor required to draw warrants for the several amounts: Waterworks perdlem $ r06.55 Sanitary, department 171.26 I Hauling shale . . . 8.21 I Street department ... 1126. OS Engineering department .... 1457.88 Cemetery 126.10 A. L Harris poll tax fees . 30R.Si Miscellaneous . . 3860 The petition of property owners, asking that the city protect the pe titioners" water rights In the Bench canal at Twenty-seventh street was referred to Hip superintendent of streets. The petitioners claim that laterals leading from the cbiihI to i their gardens have been permitted to I clog up and- become useless and they j consider that It Is the duty of the city to furnish them means of con- eying the water from the canal. oo VETEKMS TO GIVE DICE TOilGOT The Veteran Firemen of the filty again have arranged for an old time ball" and that it will be one of the most interesllng social features of the season goes without saying. The par lv will be held In I he Woodmen of the World's hall In the Fraternity building, on Washington avenue, be tween Twenty -third and Twenty fourth streets. j No refreshments will be served, as the Veterans have placed ihe ban on I that sort of program for their danc ! ing uarties It will be a real dancing party of the pioneer variety and those who attend will be welcomed The party will ! given this evening bcgiiininc at about 8 0 dock. oo FUMTK DEBT SOON TD El Coitnt) Clerk Samuel G Dye yes terday made the statement that by December 4 Ihe entir.- (utility u.ir rant debt would be paid off. This is made possible by the collecting ol over 8600,000 for taxes from the property owners of the countv .Mr. Dye has set December 4 as the j date for the payment of the outstand ing warrants and the interest will end on that date whether they are j presented for payment or not. The payment of the warrants will leave I onlv the $80,000 bonded debt of the county and tor the payment of this a sinking fund will be created by the county commissioners Coanty Treas urer Joseph E. Storey, yesterday sign ed the official call for the payment of the warrants Of the $504. 251.U7 collected for' state, county, city, road and school purposes for the vear, $112.01 0.58 Is f-pportioned to Ogden. M25.276.46 goes to the county, and the Btate will receive 9128,028 l8 The porunt: assigned to the city schools is 627.56 and the countv schools will hae 847,220.99 The remainder will be tor road levies. The several di visions will also receive a portion each of the taxes which are not yet collected, as soon as they come In Money will be deposited for the arlous funds In the following amounts General fund, 273,931.72; poor fund, 89,842.26; mother's fund. 84,912.12; county school i. 824,- 806.68; sinking fund. $9,51447; In terest fund. 82,460.66. The sinking fund was overdrawn in November for ihe redemption of bonds, and to re place the over draft, $1,683 83 w ill be drawn rrom the general fund According to officials. Weber coun ty Is In Iflne financial condition ami its books show It to be In a hetter situation than any other county In the state OCDEilTES II TIE UNIVERSITY PLftY An event of rare social as well as dramatic interest will be the produc tion tomorrow night, of Mrs. Fiske's big comedy success "Mrs Bumpstead I.elgh.' The play Is to be given at the Orpheum theater by the Univer sity of Utah Dramatic club under the direction of Professor Maud May Babe ock The play in Itself Is one of many pleasing lines and the appearance ol four Ogdenites In the cast for to morrow nights presentation will give it much local interest. Of these. Mhss Lila Eccles will essay the lead ; lng role and her friends predict a iblg BUCCees for her. The others are j 1 ennetta Stephens. Edyth Barlow and J Herbert Maw, all well known and cx I perlenced in amateur theatricals. The club begins its present season in Brigham "itv tonight and will vis It Ogden, Logan. Preston, Smtthfleld. I I'rovo. Springvllle, Payson, Ephraim. Manlt and Salt Lake City. The company includes. Lila Eccles; '14. Annie Staines, '14: Clara Glle. '16: Armorel Dlvon, '15. Edyth Barlow. 16; Jennetta Stephens, '14. Herbert Maw. 16; Henry Ruggerri, '16. and I Peterson, '16. Professor Maud Ma Habcock. who has directed every play produced by the club since Its organization IS years ago. will direct the production at all appearances this season with the assistance of Duane G Hunt. The management is In the hands of Herbert M Schiller and Ttoscoe Ash worth. Special sections of the theater will be reserved for the students of the Ogden high school and the Weber academy and the students are prepar ing to attend the performance tomor row night In a body. ADMIRAL SENDS NOTE Rome, Dec. 2. Thomas Nelson Page, United Slates ambasador to Italy, received a letter today from Rear Admiral Wintuow expressing his satisfaction at the reception given to the officers and men of the American batileships during their sojourn in Italy j IgCROWDSnl li f-yl Enormous Crowds of Eager Buyers 8 li l.r MANHATTAN CLOTHES SHOP g ! 1 I BANKRUPT SALE 1 I 11 v A Triumphant Success AH Records Smashed! 11 vmr- Never Before ?n tithis llkmy Such Bargains. 11 11 IJi Never Before Such Marvelous Savings, 11 Kfr Thousands cf Dollars Worth of Dependable and Seasonable Apparel for Men, WHS II Women and Children Going at Low Prices, Unheard 11 ,eCre stourc'mS Bargain Surprises Every El Come Siore Open Every Evening Until 9. jsj1 2 jjjjB i mmmmn wf I Ibankrupt sale pr i I M 2473 WASHINGTON AVE. CHILDREN'S BOOKS 1ST HECKGIE FREE LIBRARY DuiIuk the next ten days an ex hlbltion ol choice children's books wll! !) beld at ttiie Carnegie llbrav. lor the benefil of parents and others who desire to give books to clilldren as ( brl8tmas gifts Tho collection includes manv at tr; i 1 i 1 1 .' Uustrated holida) .-ditfons of hll.li n - classics, as well as manv I. expensive books equajl) appro priatp for juvenile readers, and also fl niMiiljer of recent books for chil dren. Theue books may all be pur i based in Ogden. Th- importance of placing only th best i.ooks in tho hands ol i hlldren can noi he overestimated, and It Is I the purpose of the library to help Irs patrons to accomplish this. An excellent Hat with the heading "A Good Resolution Two good books a year for my child," containing a list of book for a child for every year of his life until fourteen years of age, has been printed and will be distributed to thoe visiting tho exhibit. Hair Doesn't Die It Has To Be Killed Hair often continues to live and grow long after the death of the bod. But it is often killed throuph neglei t or misuse. Almost always the wom an or man whose hair is fallinc out. or Is stringy, lifeless and null look inc is entirely lo blame because of not civinK it the proper care. It is easy to take care 'of the ha1 r easy to makp it morjfi beautiful I'se Mar DIODJ Hair Beautlfier. to make It glos sy, soli and silky, and Harmony Shain poo to keep hair and scalp thoroughly clean. Harmony Hair Beautlfier, delightful ly perfumed with true rose, i trerj easy to apply simply sprinkle B lit tie on your hair each time betore brushing i' It contains no oil. and will not change the color of the hairi nor darken gray hair. To keep your hair and scalp dan draff-free nn.i clean, use Harmony Shampoo. This pure liquiij shampoo is most con olenl to use. giving an instantaneous rich, foaming lather j that Immediately penetrates to every part of the hair and scalp. Insuring a quick and thorough cleansing II Is washed off Just as quickly. the entire operation taking only a fe mo menta. Contains nothing that can harm the hair, and leaves no harh ness or stickiness Just a sweet clean liness. Both preparations come In odd-shaped, very ornamental bottles, with sprinkb r lops. Harmony Hair Beau tlfier, $1.00. Harmony Shampoo. 5c.j Both guaranteed to satisfy you in ev-1 cry way. or your money back. Sold in this community only at our store -The Rexall Siore one of the morel than 7000 leading drug stores ol ihe I United States. Panada and Great Brit I ail), which own the big Harmony lab I oratories In Boston, where the many 1 celebratnd Harmony Perfumes and j Toilet Preparations an- mad.' ('en tral Drug Co., Algona. Iowa T. H. Carr Drug Co LANE RECOMMENDS LAND RESTORATION Washington, D. C. Dec. L. Secre- j 1 tary Lane has recommended to Presi dent W'il-on ihe restoration of eulry j of about 487,000 in three counties m 1 Washington. These lands were sup ' posed (o contain large coal deposits. ' but It has been found on examination: ! by the United States geological sur-1 Vej that the deposlis are insignificant. The land Is located In Whatcom. Skagit and Lewis counties and In--on the west slope of the Cascades and I the Plains at the foot of ibis slope. Application to purchase all of the j land in Lewis counts has already been I made. ut WESTERN FREIGHT RATES EXCESSIVE Washington. D, ('.. Dec. 2. Freight' rates on grain, grain products and I flax seed from western and north- western points to Milwaukee. Wis.. , when the shipments are Intended to I the eastern markets and export, were I attacked today before ihe Interstate ! commerce commission by the Milwau I kee Chamber of Commerce The pe-( tltlon alleges that the rates, compared with those to Minneapolis for the i east, are excessive, discriminatory and unlawful and a reduction is demanded. I SEMI-CENTENNIAL OF REFORM WORKERS Pittsburg. Pa.. Dec, -Survivors of I the little band ol Christian workers, who met In Pittsburg flftj years ago to form the National Kelorm associa tion, were Ihe principal speaker-, at this morning's session of th meeting to commemorate the semi-centennial I Ol the organization E, N. Blair, of New Castle, Pa presided at ihe; i u of i he prison reform bi ctiou, and Rev. Dr. A. McKetway ot Washington, D. C. was the principal speaker at tho child labor conference. oo TAFT TO SPEAK AT CONFERENCE i Cincinnati. O.. Dec. 2 Delegates to the third annual national housing .en erencc which will begin here tomor row and will continue throughout the week .began arriving todaj and it is expected that all will be here before some of the committees meet tonight Former President Taft is to nidke a speech Dr. Peter h Bryce, repre senting the Dominion of Canada, is on the program. IDRESS FABRICS RICH IN VALUE VARIED IN ASSORTMENT Many different things mark our assortment fijlggg of dress goods as especially worthy of your atten- I- "tfy e eaorateness f te showing is only ex- jVn celled by the very excellent qualities that are to he j Jgral p;"' found in every piece of goods in the entire lot. Jfygrf -j Economy urges every shopper to buy liberally of lkl these goods now when assortments are so varied ' ; fSKs and values are so good. - if lilMmmm The special excellence of the many different I 1 I jiM patterns and colors will appeal to each lady who f sees t- welcome the chance to show them ' I to you. Aj Dress Goods Special Wool Taffeta I Danish poplin cloths. 36 inches wide One of the greatest wool fabrics on I in white, pink, blue, lavender, tne market. Forty-two inches grey and black. A practical street wide' a11 wo1' already sponged dress fabric. Regular 40c and pressed in all evenmg shades Special 29c and dar staPlc shades for street wear at a remarkable reduction. Wool Batiste suT . . . . ' . . H A 36-inch dress fabric embracing a wy i n , complete range of evening iiac0naj d6i6S fl shades, cream, light blue, pink, c c l 1 1 i . II . . 7 ... V 1-orty-tivc-inch fabric in black, wine, lavender, tans and saddle browns i L1 , , , , , . . taupe, and blue, a staple cloth at dark wines and greys. Regular ... 60c specialsale. Regular $125 1 SPecial 49c Special 98c Silli and Wool Crepe Broadcloths I I The latest and newest dress fabric in Fifty-tour inches wide, a complete vogue, consisting of the most deli- range of staple shades Regular cate evening shades, to the dark $ 1 .25 and $ 1 .30 quality. Special ... 98c plums, wisteria, deep wines, navy Entire ,ine of chiffon broad cloths at Bi i i ij TL a remarkable reduction, blues, and taupe shades. J his - . -, . , r- , e j f 4-;6 inch hrench bcrgc sponged fabric IS 4 inches wide. Regu- an(J presscd, m all the latest j lar $1.25 shades for street dresses, includ- ; Special 98c ing white and black Regu lar $1.00 and $1.30 Silk Warp Henrietta 4oST)e!nch suitings m plains and j mixtures. Regular S 1 .00-$ 1 .25 h orty-five-inch dress fabric in all the quality. Special 79c nescst evening shades. This 36-38 inch wool plaids, a complete range of colors include white. assortment of colors, suitable for j 3 li.ii -ii children s dresses, and combina- cream, light blues, pinks, laven- , r tion dresses ror street wear. ders, melon reds, melrose, light Regular 65c I greens and assortment of greys Special 48c I These are our evening shades, al- 36-40 all wool plaids. Regu- Jfl so a complete line of dark shades. lar $1.00 and $1 25 I for afternoon wear, as plums. , Special : 79c I ii . . 36-38 inch Scotch mixtures in ! wisteria, rose, blues and wines, l i l jr j j stripes, checks, bedtord cords, a also blacks and greys. Regu- complete range of colors. Reg- I 'ar $1 25 ular 65c Special 98c Special 48c Entire line of black wool dress goods in all plain and novelty pat I terns at a remarkable reduction. Special discount on all wool cloak I ings. Hundreds of nice clean wool remnants, in skirt and dress lengths at less than cost. Shepherd checks in black and white. The newest and most popular cloth of the season at special sale prices, ranging from I 58c special to $1.49 special. 7A LiwJ I For Christmas What more ac ry c ceptable than a dress pattern. S rjease kjiojo Ea rly TFT) TT Y TT T7 T 9 t- I "Bi The Dress Goods Store I I i