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American Falls Press
• NUMBER 18.
AMERICAN FALLS, POWER COUNTY, IDAHO. FRIDAY, JAM ARY 17, 1919.
VOLUME XIX
STRYCHNINE CAUSES DEATH
OF NEELEY PIONEER
Poison in Bottom of Box Containing
Salts. Taken Unknowingly—Mrs.
William Morgan Dead, Her Hus
band Recovering. •
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Strychnine in the bottom of a box
containing salts caused a tragedy at
Neeley Friday morning, resulting in
the death of Mrs. William Morgan,
and near-death for her husband.
Back of the tragedy is the careless
ness of someone upon whom it is im
possible to fix the responsibility.
The salts containing the strychnine
was purchased from the Gail E. Phar
macy. This pharmacy was destroyed
by fire about eight years ago, and was
owned by J. E. Rawlings. ed
The salts had been in the Morgan
home ever since, and through all these
years the family had been uBing them
without thought of harm.
in recent weeks, because of the flu,
Mr. and Mrs. Morgan had been taking
frequent doses. Friday morning Mrs. by
Morgan complained of not feeling
well, it is said, and Mr. Morgan stated
that he would fix a dose of salts for
her. When prepared and offered her
Mrs. Morgan said, "Is that all you are
going to give me?" Mr. Morgan re
plied that he would take the dose and
fix her a larger one, which he did.
Within a very short time after tak
ing the salts Mrs. Morgan complained
that a strange feeling was CQming
over her and her limbs were becoming
stiff. Almost immediately she went
into convulsions. Dr. Noth was sum
moned, but Mrs. Morgan was in the
throes of death when he arrived, and
passed away within a few minutes,
Mr. Morgan showed no signs % of illness
at that time. Dr. Noth took the box
containing the salts and strychnine
and returned to his office^ He was
analyzing the contents when he re
ceived a hurry-up call to return to
the Morgan home, as Mr. Morgan had
befen taken with cramps in his legs
and arms. He had not taken enough
of the poison to be fatal, however, and
aside from a temporary stifTness, is
all right.
The box containing the salts,
when analyzed by Dr. Noth, show
ed the salts mixed or imprégnât
ed with strychnine. It is the theory
of friends of the family that the box
into which the salts were put had con
tained strychnine which was careless
ly overlooked, and that the salts had
just been used down to the strych
nine on the fatal morning.
The four daughters of Mr. and Mrs. i
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MR Morgan were in tho home ul the time
n .,,i oil Knl »no nf hlc utvna npnrhv
and all but one of his sons nearby, j
Mrs. Ada Radford, one of the married i
daughters, had arrived from Rudy the |
day before, for a visit.
The other
daughters are Mrs. Julia Hansen of
Neeley, and Misses Janie and Arlinei
Morgan, unmarried daughters. The !
sons are William, Clifton, Albert,
Goldie, Kenneth and Marvin, all of 1
Marvin was at Sterling at |
Neeley.
the time of the tragedy.
Funeral services for Mrs. Morgan j
were held from the family home Sun- !
day morning. Her tragic death has |
cast a shadow of gloom over the com
munity. I
Mr. and Mrs. Morgan are believed j
to be the pioneer settlers of Neeley. [
arriving with a brother of Mr. Mor
gan in the spring of 1881. They set-1
tied on Warm creek, and have con- ■
tinuouBly resided there for a period
of 38 years. To them was born thir
teen children, ten of whom are living.
Mr. and Mrs. Morgan led a happy life
and were almost inseperable. Jlrs.
..
Morgan was greatly beloved by all
who knew her on account of her
sweet and cheerful disposition, and
her tine motherly qualities. The sym
pathy of all the community is extend
ed to Mr. Morgan ahd the children in
,heir hour of sorrow.
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Deticiency claims totaling $56,853.13 I C.
have been passed up to the legislature!
by the outgoing administration for
settlement
These claims cover obligations in
curred for which .no appropriation
was made by the last legislature.
Expenses of the State Council of
Defense totaling $21,425.77 are in
eluded and comprise the largest item;
in the list i
A statement of the amount of such
claims has been submitted to the ap
propriation committees of the legisla
ture by the state auditor's office.
Expenses incurred in repairing the
burned Lewiston State Normal school
building total $13,801.58 of the claims.
Insurance of $85,009 collected by the
state on the building was placed in
the state's general fund and used for
other purposes, leaving no cash with
which to put the building back in
j,hape.
, Deficinecy datais totaling $7925.57
*ie asked for the Soldier's Home to I
cover a similar situation. j
Raises tn salaries and increases in
costs of supplies ran the maintenance ;
expense of the capitol building above)
the estimate, and the legislature is
asked to make good $1289.16 expend
ed above the appropriation. I
Miscellaneous obligations covered j
by deficiency warrants total $5452.04. |
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$56,803 NEEDED TO PAY
STATE'S DEFICIENCY CLAIMS
Outgoing Administration Leaves Large
Bunch of Warrants for Which No
Funds are Available; Asked to Set
tie.
Loii't miss it.
c.ce.
MOST REM ARK ABLE LEGISLATION
EVER PLACED BEFORE PEOPLE
Boise Statesman Comments on Bill In
troduced to Simplify and Central!«*
State Government.
* In explanation of the administra
tion bill introduced Monday to simpli
fy the state government and to cen
tralize authority, the Boise Statesman
says:
"Accepting tenets promulgated by
political scientists who have studied
intensively questions of state admin
istration and paralleled only by a bill
presented to the Illinois legislature
and by the Kansas plan, so recently
inaugurated by Governor Capper, the
administration's measure is consider
ed one of the most remarkable pieces
of'legislation ever placed before the
people of a western state,
"Nine commissioners who will as
«unie direct responsibility for all the
activities now being carried on in 48
distinct departments are provided for
by the bill s coalescing of.related gov
emmental functions,
"Departments which will spuercede
those now in operation have been des
ignated as the particular spheres of
commissioners of agriculture, of pub
Me works, of commerce and industry,
of tinance, of immigration, labor and
statistics, of law enforcement, of pub
Me welfare and of reclamation
"Five advisory boards composed of
nine members each are made one
unique feature of the bill s recasting
of the state government. Persons ac
cepting duty on these boards will serve
without pay.
"Under the commissioner of agricul
ture, according to the measure s pro
visions, will be four executives, a
director of markets, a director of am
mal industry, director of plant mdus
fry au d director of fairs,
"Director of Highways is to be the
title of the sole official who will act
under the commissioner of public
works. An advisory board is assigned
to tllis department by the measure,
"Directors of hanking and insurance
an d a manager of state industrial jn
surance are to serve in an executive
capacity under the supervision of the
commissioner of commerce and m
dustry.
The commissioner of linance is
without executive assistants granted
titles by the measure and the com
missioner of immigration, labor and
statistics has the inspector of mines
as Bto only co-worker,
Moth the commissioner of law en
i forcement and the commissioner of
I public Investment must designate the
duties of assistants they may desig
The one official who will work
j
i nate.
| under the supervision of the commis
sioner of public welfare is a public
of health adviser.
The commissioner of reclamation
! will have as his assistant a director
of water resources and will also re
of 1 ceive the benefit of the co-operation of
at | an" advisory board.
"Direct responsibility for the success
. . . .._.
j or failure of his administration is
! placed upon the shoulderH of the gov
| ernor through the proposed organiza
tion of a cabinet composed of heads
I of department* which will advise with
j him on all matters of vital import
[ ant matters.
NEW OFFICERS SWORN IN.
I
K. W. Peterson Chosen Chairman of
the Hoard of Commissioners.
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ly
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The new county officers were sworn
, n Monday about 2 o'clock. Paul Bill
Hnjch ret i r | ng auditor, administered
(he oath tQ the commissioners elect,
wb(J at onoe organized by the selec- d
ljon Qf R w Peterson a!1 chairman of
)h boar d. Mr. Peterson then admin
lstered the oath8 to f Lee French,
auditor; F. Nettie Rice, treasurer.;
Goldie Drake, county superintendent; I
Geo. H. Hansen, sheriff; C. T. Cotant.
prosecuting attorney; R. O. Jortes, i
probate Judge, and Irvin Allred, sur- j
O. F. Crowley, assessor-elect, ,
was in the hospital with the flu, and
will be sworn in later.
The official family has seven new
members namely: E. E. Zaring and
C. E. England, commissioners; C. Lee
French, auditor; Goldie Drake, sup
erintendent; C. T. Count, prosecuting .
attorney; G. H. Hanson, sheriff; R. O.
Jones, probate judge.
The retiring officers are W. S.
Sparks and G. A. Brahmstadt, com
missioners; D. B. Jeffries, sheriff;
Paul Bulfinch, auditor; Mrs. Harriett ;
Wilson, superintendent, and R Foster!
ijimm. probate Judge. |
Miss Jessie Torrance was appointed
deputy auditor and immediately as
sumed her duties Miss Torrance;
served as deputy for a considerable I
period, resigning last summer to ac- j
cept employment in the departments
at Washington. Will Oliver will be
appointed deputy sheriff, and it is un
derstood the probation officer will be
appointed Jailer. Auditor French has
not made a selection for recording
clerk These are the ®nly permanent
positions to be filled. The assessor
and treasurer have assistants during
I only a part of the time, and employ
j such help an may be required.
The commissioners held a short ses- ;
; sion Monday afternoon and adjourned
until Friday.
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w 8c hwartzenbach and Henry
I R p lrnall n of Roy were in American
j Th were jn to atte nd
| ,, u blic land sale but it being once
more oostooned indefinitely, they re- i
m Jfu ** a- v *
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Bill to Reorganize State Government Meets
Favorable Reception.
Boise, Jan. 14.—Strlkiing right at the heart of his big business prob
lem as chief executive of the state of Idaho, D. W. Davis the new gov
ernor of the state, literally rolled up his sleeves and waded in today to ^
make good his promise for a business administration and to put ndel
his forecast of legislation contained in his
ibly the stamp of action on
message to the legislature.
In one of the most strikingly comprehensive and most progressive
bills ever introduced by a governor of a western state and parallelled
by only <fne other case In the history of stale legislation. Governor
Davis today introduced a bill into the legislature which takes over
forty-eight separate departments of the state government and places
them under nine heads, thereby saving the state thousands of dollars
and much needless waste of time and energy.
But the same legislative act will create five advisory boards for the
same number of departments which will constitute expert opinion and
will through its members reflect the opinions of and represent the pub
lic in a way which has not before been accomplished.
"With characteristic business sense Governor Davis has approach
ed this business problem just as he' would reorganize a hank or other
business institution should he be responsible for its success as such."
said Speaker M. A. Kiger of the house.
No piece of legislation presented to an Idaho legislature in tlie his
tory of the state has before caused the comment heard today. In this
comment there was no adverse criticism. All legislators seem to agree
that Us principle more than stood the test. Many of them knew that po
litical scientists held no disagreements about the efficacy of auch a plan
Were the bill to be voted on today In both houses it would pass by
acclamation.
into a law seems certain to observers here,
from the office-holder who sees his cynosure slipping away, say the
political wiseacres. These men who now hold office and would be dis
placed under the governor's business efficiency plan are for the most
part rather strong politically in their homes.
One legislator from northern Idaho put It this way today. "The
fellow from home who holds a job Is going to ask his legislator to pro
tect his place at the public trough. Ninety per cent of the members—
yes ninety-five per cent, would not run their own business the way the
state's business iB run and the public agrees with them. The way I sum
it up is that there will be on the opposition side the professional, mer
cenary politician and opposed to him will be the public and Its good
In view of the supreme importance of the measure and the personal
pressure of the self-seeking office holder on the legislators, 1 strongly
advise that those interested in the business good of the state urge their
representatives to stand fast on the bill."
What the Bill Provides.
But that there will be florae opposition to its enactment
This will come, however,
The supercedance of forty-eight departments by nine.
The saving of thousands of dollars expense.
Making the governor directly answerable to the people for the busi
ness efficiency of his administration.
Provision of a cabinet to advise with the governor on all Important
matters, composed of heads of departments.
Placing of state finances on a sound business basis.
Direct representation of the people through advisory boards com
ritliout ffTv for five department*.
posed of nine members to serve
To receive expert advice and real public opinion through the person
nel! of the advisory boards, all the members of which serve for pat
riotic reasons.
No addition of functions but a more rapid attention to public matters.
An elimination of red tape and congestion of public affairs.
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BOLSHEVISTS DEFY POLICE.
issembly at Seattle Start Riot; Mill
arty Called to Aid Officers Re
store Order.
.Shouting sedition from the rostrum
air meeting 3unday, Bol
at an open
Fhevik sympathizers numbering near
ly 2,000 defied the police and attacked
a police captain after the meeting had^
been c i ose( i by Seattle police. Riot en
Bued in whlch 100 policemen aided by
^| lltary police and other soldiers,
were reau j r ed to restore order and
d | gperg( , the crowds.
arrested after
. . . , (h , c , ubg rigbt
p0 ', re had » at the meeting
' td a generaTsUike to tie up aB i"
ib ' manufacture
18 American army
°L ouailles in Siberia, ( beers for
were repeatedly given and
, w L.,
*•. w y ,
f ' al1 for S, J n ^ ay ' l B . !?, eet " g
!•>' means of handbills, one or wmci
was signed by the International Work
er Le^fattle un der sentence
« Socialist of SealUe, anier aen en
[or obstructing the anny d.att a
billed as the chief speaker but was
indisposed and Wa ker ( s "' 1,b a Ha l
to be an author of I. W. W. literature,
took his place.
Notified by a police sergeant of the
anti-American utterances of the speak
ers, Police CapUIn W H. Searing
| sent to the lot and announced that
the meeting was at an end.
Many of the crowd broke Into I. W.
w g0 ngs and started a parade down
I thP street. Captain Searing caught up
j wlth t h e head of the parade and or
de red M. H. Stumpf, Its alleged leader,
t0 gtop it . stumpf continued to wave
h is arms to the crowd and when
p [ ace d under arrest struck Searing in
t he face, said the officer. A half dozen
sympathizers tried to attack the cap
la)n w ho was rescued by police of
dt . erg .
goldiers marines and citizens dealt'
rough iy with persons suspected of'
joining In the cries, and a man said to!
; have deno „ nred the American flag
w a( .' ,j U i { . k |y t be center of hundred»
of ^„ons trying to maul him. The!
man wa» arrested. Police reserve».
so idler» and sailors by this time were;
on the scene in great numbers and
cleared the streets of every person
who failed to "move on" by order.
i 8. W. Brooks of Seattle, chairman of
ihe nun meeting is under order of
deportation by the federal authorities
sarsr,■ tsztx
his speech he advocated a social rev
I olutlon." Smith, reciting I. W. W. his
I tory in the northwest, referred to the
I naval Intelligence staff as this port,
j according to the police, as "a bunch
of scab herders."
THEE OFFICES MADE VACANT
BY VOTE OF THE SENATE
C. O. Broxon, state Insurance man
ager. E. F. Caton, member of the In
dustrial accident hoard and W. H.
Casaday, also an industrial accident
commissioner, suffered official de
capitation Monday afternoon. Statu
"»T Provisions making necessary con
»«nation of appointment* by the
" CT " te gave Republican mem
berB ° r ,he up P'' r houH<? an axe whlch
they wielded with some apparent
T ... ,
Governor Davis early Monday af
ternoon transmitted to the senate a
llBl of ,he appointments made to the
(_ b ree positions in question by his
predeceggort former Governor Alex
ander W ' th ,he ,, » ta * late '
men , of the Henal( . g dmy to concur
and conflrn) the nominations
s ,. nator E . W. Whitcomb, president
l pro-tem, at once offered a resolution
eIpreM | ng t he unwillingness of the
upper houg< , to confirm Caton and
Casaday in the posts they are now
holding and, after Republican "ayes"
had made his suggestion effective, an
identical resolution handling Broxon'»
case was proposed, considered and
carried,
senator from Elmore,
Wedgewood of Gooding, also a Demo
cratlc leader, and Booth of Lewis,
Judd of Clearwater and Daniils of
Camas, the latter three Nonpartisan
league members, voted with the ma
in Jority against ratifying the Insurance
manager's nomination
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LAND SALE POSTPONED. ]
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Protests by lessee» of state lands, j
of' who had paid their leaeex after the
to! sale in December wa» celled off. in- j
duced the state land board to Indefi
; nltely postpone the sale of 12,000 acres
The! of state land reset tor yesterday i
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were; The patriotic services at the M. E. j
and church Sunday night Included violin
duets by Mr. Wennatrom and Miss
McGhee, a pageant by children from
of the school», reading by Mert Jaimpson
of and addresses by Rev. Richards, 0
, H. Barber, Frank Parr, Sr . and Mrs.
i ska szjtusxs
rev- Howard.
C. 0. Broxon, E. E'. Caton and W. H
Canada} Fall Outside Breastwork»
in Scramble for Job» al Stale House
C. B. Faraday, Democratic
George W.
LEFT HALF MILLION DDL
LARS IN UNPAID BILLS
First Half of This Year's Taxes Must
Be Used to Settle (he Oblltratlons of
Alexander Regime, It Is Reported.
An official statement of the state's
linanciul condition Is soon to be made
by the new Republican administration
as the result of the discovery that
more than $500,000 worth of ohllga
tions are outstanding for which there
are no funds to make payment.
According to persons who do not
speak officially, pending the issuance
of the statement, the $500,000 repre
sents only registered warrants in the
treasurer's office, but It Is declared
that thousands or dollars exist in the
shape of deficiency warrants auothor
Ized by the outgoing Democratic ad
ministration.
Chagrin of New Governor.
Governor DbvIb is said to be espe
cially chagrinned at the effect of this
situation in making it necessary for
the present legislature m make large
appropriations to carry on not only
the anticipated expense of running the
state government under the present
administration, but to pay up thou
sands of dollars of unpaid obligations
incurred by the last administration.
Receipts front counties of the
first half of the 1918 taxes will
all be used up in-meeting the reg
istered warrants alone, it Ib said,
leaving no money with which to
meet current expenses,
uation will not be relieved until
after the second installment of
1918 taxes ia received In July, it
Is declared.
An audit of the state's finances will
be made by the state affairs commit
tee of the legislature As soon as they
make a return on the situation, the
administration will make an announce
ment explaining the tlnanelal handicap
under which it must work,—Boise
Statesman.
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NEWS FROM THE CAPITAL.
Boise, Idaho, Jan. 14.—Two lesgislu
tures met in the northwest last week
that attracted nation-wide attention.
One was in Idaho, the other In North
Dakota. The Idaho legislature was
the center of national focus because It
represented progressive conservatism;
the North Dakota because It represent
ed dangerous radicalism.
That epitomizes a jiew expressed
here and elsewhere in the nation and
especially brought out locally In
connection with the organization of a
mining company that Is investing
nearly a million dollars in a rpam
rnoth gold dredging operation on the
Boise river.
"We waited until after election,"
said the manager. "When we saw that
Idaho was sane, we went on with our
plans. Moreover I know of n lot more
investments for Idaho but North Da
k/itu nothing."
This man doeH not live in Idulio and
lie is not in politics.
Governor Davis in ills message rec
ommended that returning soldiers be
given employment, not only tholr old
places back but that they tie consid
ered whenever Jobs were open. Bo
far, however, such little considérai ion
has been given returning soldiers In
official circles as to cause consider
able comment here.
Several legislative positions, and de
partmental as well, have been filled
with married «women whose husbands
are making good salaries, one of them
holding a responsible position In a
Boise hank.
Quite a few capable young soldiers
have been turned down. There la a
move on foot to tiring about a change
It ts pointed out that the example sot
to private employers is not whole
some.
Bills are in course of preparation
to carry out the recommendations of
Governor Davis relative to tlie consoli
dation of departments. One of these
will undertake to Join a number of de
partments handling agriculture, live
stock and kindred subjects. It Is claim
ed that there Is considerable overlap
ping of effort and that only Is more
economical administration possible
but that more efficient service Is cer
tain through the changes suggested.
The present Idea of consllldation con
templates the organization of suffi
cient number of bureaus to handle
what are now independent depart
ments, uncorrelated with those to
which they are naturally allied
A consolidation of examining boards
of physicians, dentists, etc., is also in
the legislative mind, It being contend
ed that the dozen and one boards, each
having to do -with some special pro
feaslqn Is to much like self-examina
tion, besides creating unnecessary ex
pense.
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iv Aim Dae to C-Hoat
Gunner»' Deadl
The gkul wtth which American gun
nerg f ru *trated the attacks of U-boats
wag due _ t n a large measure, to the
use of an ingenious target for gun
prac tice during the voyages The de
vice consisted of a framework, about
30 feet long and 5 ft wide, built to be
drawn through the water, with an im
Ration conning tower and periscope
mounted on the upper side. It wa»
drawn behind the »hip by means of
two cable* attached one above the
other. By pulling on the upper one,
the upper side of the frame «a> Mdl
to project forward, causing the target
to rise to the surface, while by pulling
on the lower cable, the device would
quickly submerge Officers out of
eight of the gunners manipulated tbe
apparatus, frequently changing the
aw«a* »•*
chantes Magazin«.
iv Aim Dae to C-Hoat
Targets.
Gunner»' Deadl
POWER COUNTY FARM Bl'RKAP
TO HOLD ANNUAL MEETING
Officers AY1II be Elected fur Ensuinr
Year und Many Subject* of Interest
to Farmers and Stoekgrower* Will
be Considered.
The annual meeting of the Power
County Farm Bureau will be held to
day at the court room in the court
house, There will be both morning
and afternoon sessions. The morning
session will be called to order at 11
o'clock. Committees will be appoint-
ed at this session and an adjournment
taken until afternoon.
Many subjects of Interest will come
up for consideration, among them be
ing rodent control, weed control, grain
standardisation and grading, livestock
mutual fire Insurance, and anything
clae in which farmers may ba Inter
ested.
The meeting will outline the work
of the Farm Bureau for the coming
year. It will be a delegate meeting,
but any member of the Farm Bureau
In attendance will be entitled to a
voice and a vote on all matters com
ing before the meeting. .Delegates
were resorted to in order to Insure an
attendance from all ports of the coun
ty, The attendance from the remote
localities will probably he he restrict
ed to delegates chosen at meetings re
cently held, but a general attendance
is expected from the localities meauer
American Falls.
County Agent l.ampson has been
holding local meetings for the past
two weeks, covering all parts of the
county. With one exception much In
terest has been shown and lie Is ex
pecting u large attendance. The most
urgent matter to be oonsidered will
lie rodent control. Much of the pre
liminary work for this campaign has
already been done. An expenditure
of between live and six thousand dol
lars is to be exepended In this cam
paign in addition to what the govern
ment will expend.
The meeting will discuss legislative
ueedB and will probably go on record
favoring some of tihe measures which
will come before the present session
of the legislature.
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of the legislature.
CONTRAIT NOT DISCRIMINATORY
HAYS UTILITIES COMMISSION
Services Rendered by Present Gover
nor on Ten-Year Contract are Per
sonal and Legal.
Governor D W Davis' contract wttl*
tho Idaho Power company, through
which ills home at American Fulls was
supplied with electricity, is not dis
criminatory, according to a decision
announced Saturday ufturnoou by tho
public utilities commission.
The commission holds, however, that
the services to which Governor David
Is entitled, by virtue of his 10-year
contract with the company, are per
sonal In tholr nature, and therefore
not transferable. Revenues of tho
company are, under the decision, to be
credited with the value of service ren -
dered, In accord wllii schedules apply
ing to the Aemrtcan Falls district.
Saturday's decision definitely dis
poses of all question as to the charm
ter of the agreement whereby the gov
ernor received service in considera
tion for offices rendered the Idaho
Consllldated Power company, prede
cessor of the concern which now sup
plies American Falla.
Under recant rulings, public mill
ties commissions muy set aside con
tracts made prior to the enactment of
the commission creating law only
when they lind thaï such agreement«
are either discriminatory or unjust.
Boise Btatesmnn.
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PULLMAN COMPANY SUES
MANY IDAHO (Oi NTIEH
Alleges Exeesslte Taxation oil Cars
und Seeks lo Recover #112119.11,
With Interest,
The Pullman company, It was learn
ed Saturday, lias ttlod an action
against Bannock county along with all
other counties In the »late In which It
operates over the line» of the O. H.
L, to recover $11,349.14 alleged ex
cessive taxation.
The case was not filed In Pocatello
but the arltons against the twenty-two
counties Involved were grouped Into
one, and the complaint was filed In
Caldwell.
It appear» that the slate law requir
ing car companies to file reports with
the state board of equalization regard
ing the number of cars operated, value
of each, mileage covered and other
data, was complied wtth a report tiled
at the proper time, therefore, tho
Pullman company allege» that assess
ment» against It were made without
reference to the data supplied, a» re
quired by law. Tbe pullman car*
were a»»eH»ed at $600,000 and the
tourist cars at $160,00«.
The Pullman company seek* to re
cover from Bannock county $1224 9«
and from the other twenty-one coun
ties as follow* Washington, $235.62,
Twin Fails, $571.34; Power. $654.66;
Payette, $164.56; Nez Perce. $26.93;
Minidoka. $330.90; Madison, $156 68;
Lincoln, $882.42, Kootenai, $282.18;
Jefferson, $370.80; Gooding, $498.63;
Fremont. $689.02; Franklin. $364.01;
Elmore,
Xlanyon, $86.24;
Blaine,
Bingham, $313.28; Bear Lake, $514.18.
$1042.34; Cassia. $282.60;
Bonneville, $187.98;
$186.71; Bonner, $1981.73;
Frank Peacock, one of the pioneer
dry farmers of the county, ha» pur
chased an irrigated ranch near Em
mett, and *6! probably make IBs
home there in the near future Mr.
Peacock »old hi* dry faern In the
Cedar Creek district about two year»
ago.

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