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ELMORE COUNTY REPUBLICAN
GEO. JACOBSON. Editor MOUNTAIN HOME.IDAHO IN THE GEM STATE There is some talk of a local com pany forming and building an up-to date hotel at Bellevue. A waterworks plant is under con struction at Meridian, supply to be obtained from bored wells. Methodists of Pocatello are raising funds with which to erect a church that is to cost altogether $20,000. Several saloon keepers of Mui Ian have recently been arrested and fined for keeping their resorts open on Sun days. Presbyterians of American Falls are expecting to soon have finished the first church of this denomination In that city. The claim recently made by the Em mett Index a rew weeks ago that a gang of men were working on a tun nel into Stanley basin has been veri fied. The president has nominated Chas. Harte as receiver of the Hailey land office, to succeed Fred Bradley. Mr. Harte was indorsed by Senators Borah and Heyburn. J. R. Field, state horticultural in spector, declares that the present out look is for a bumper crop, much larger than any gathered in the his tory of the state. The Oregon Short Line tracks through Idaho are to be relaid with heaviest of steel rails and the rails taken from this roadbed transferred to branch lines. Advices received in Salt Lake are that work is shortly to be resumed on the South Dakota Interurbau line, which will extend from Sioux City, Iowa, to Pocatello. Boise is to have a "sane and safe" Fourth of July celebration, the city council having passed an ordinance which will prohibit the use of explo sives within the city limits. Commissioners of Blaine county have experimented in road building until satisfied that application of clay to sand surfaces makes good highway out of what had otherwise been too sandy for practical travel. Carey is absolutely dry and the cit izens say it will always remain so because the ladies say so. While the ladies are not politically active they say that if any one attempts to open a saloon in their town they will de stroy the stock. The Milner and North Side railway, which was opened for business on April 18, traverses the entire length of the Oakley tract, from the old Oakley settelement to a connection with the Oregon Short Line al Mil ner, a distance of thirty miles. Hailey claims that more business is being transacted there than ever be fore, owing to the active settlement of other purts of the state, which is requiring the forces of the land office to work fifteen and twenty hours daily to keep records up to date. The governor has issued a procla mation setting aside Sunday, May 8, as Mothers' day, on which date spe cial tribute will be paid the mothers of the state, and all the pastors of the city are asked to pay particular atten tion to the day in their sermons. The Northwestern Engineering com pany, which has the contract for the grading of tho Payette Valley railroad from Now Plymouth to Emmett, is hiring all the available teams and men that can be secured. July 1 is the date set for the completion of their work. The Caldwell Commercial club is making extensive preparations for the "good roads smoker" to bo held in that city on June 10. Governor Brady and Chief Justice Sullivan have ac cepted Invitations to be present, and deliver addresses on the subject of good roads. Nampa has inaugurated a series ol sales days, upon which occasions merchants are to offer special at tractions in the way of bargains, and entertainment Is to (fe provided for visitors, the idea being to bring large crowds of visitors into the city at stated periods. The fruit situation looks fine for the Meridian section, and what was supposed to have been a severe dam age by the frost and freeze of a fort night ago was perhaps a blessing to more orchards than a damage, as it thinned the blossoms. There will be a great deal of early fruit. Construction work has begun 00 twenty-two miles of extension of the Payette Valley railroad front New Plymouth to* Emmett, which is to Join with steel two ends of the rich Pay ette valley. The Northwestern Engi neering company has the contract for the constructffm of the road. The good roads law, passed by the last legislature and approved March 16, 1909, was declared void in its en tirety 011 the ground that section 21 of that act is inoperative and void, |n an opinion rendered by- Justice Stewart of the supreme court, Chief Justice Sullivan and Justice Ailshle concurring. The water of the Big Lost River is now being turned upon the 125,000 acres of land of the Arco project. Set tlers are coming into Arco on every trail and the little town is crowded to Us limits by those who will soon be gin the work of reclaiming the land. The American Woman's league is planning to organize a chapter at Moscow and is starting out to secure A membership of 100, which will en title them to one of the beautiful class 4 chapter houses to be built and com pletely furnished by tbe league free ol charge. In i EXILEO EX-PRESIDENT DEAD Nord Alexis, Wl o Was Compelled Abdicate and Flee From Haytl, Succumbs to Grim Reaper. Kingston, Jamaica.—Nor<j Alexia, ex-president of Haytl, died hare May 1, after a brief illucsj. His health, however, had been consider ably broken by the experiences the past eighteen months, after was deposed anJ sent into exile. He has been here since the revolution 1908, and possessed considerable prop erty in Kingston. A picturesque character was taken from office when Alexis w: 3 compell ed to abdicate and ilee from Hayti on December 2, 1908. Port au Prince was then in the hands of the revolu tionists, and General Antoine Simon, who afterward became president, nirachtng up the peninsu'a with army of 5,000 men. was an Alexis was variously estimated at from 80 to 100 years, scendant of one of the oldest families in Hayti. He was a de He took part in many wars. Nord Alexis became president of Haytl in 1902. His term was to have expired May 15, 1909, but his admin istration was not conspicuously cessful. bled because he did not give them what they considered their fair share of the spoils, and his conduct in ishing some notorious looters of tho national treasury excited widespread indignation, as it was regarded as a gross breach of precedent. Early in 1908 the movement against Alexis had gained and in March a reign of terror suddenly Inaugurated in Port Prince. The government seized of the revolutionists ami summarily put more than a score of them death. The number of executions, cording to some reports, reached for ty-eight. General Simon took against the president. His march to the capita! was a triumphant people surrounded the palace, Decem ber 2, and took possesion of tne city. At the last moment Alexis yielded to the pleas of those about him and de cided to lake refuge on board the French warship, Duguay Trouin. 8UC* Prominent politicians grum pun* great strength, was au many to ao up arms one. The ANOTHER NEW IDAHO TOWN. Will be Distributing Point of Section to be Occupied by Thrifty Farmers. very latest city to spring up from a former sage-brush plain. A few years ago the valley of the Snake river from Blackfoot to American Falls was, for the greater part, a vast desert. Today It is one of the most desirable farming districts in the entire state and is dotted with farm houses from end to the other. Fine fields of grain and orchards are taking tbe place of the former waste land and in the ter of this vast area has arisen Pin greo. Irrigation Is the magic wand that has suddenly transformed this great area into a most productive valley, possible of supporting thousands ol farmers, and to serve their needs and to establish a commercial center Pin gree was planned to occupy the center of the valley. The Oregon Short Line will build direct branch into Pingree and it will be in operation by May 30th. The railroad will erect a new station and already completed is a fine hotel, strictly modern and eight store rooms arranged in one building. On June 6th the new townsite will be opened to the public and it Is on this date that the drawing for choice of lots will be held. The town, like Twin Falls, will be the distributing center this new valley of the Snake which nlreariy showing the evidences ol the hand of the thrifty farmer. Boise, Idaho.—Pingree is the one ce ii Puts Roosevelt on Gridaie, Lowell, Mass.—Theodore Roose velt's action in not meeting Pope Pius on the former president's recent visit to Rome was called insulting and a violation of Mr. Roosevelt's principle of "square deal" by the Most Rev. William H. O'Connell, archbishop of Boston, at a public meeting of the American Federation Catholic societies of the diocese in this city on Sunday. John Callan O'Loughlin, former as sistant secretary of state, who ducted the negotiations between Mr. Roosevelt and the Vatican was severe castigated by the archoisliop. castigaeed by the archbishop. con Albanians are Routed. Constantinople.— The fighting at Kachinlk Pass between the Turkish troops and the Albanians lasted thir teen hours. Finally, surrounded on all sides, the Albanians made a disorderly retreat, leaving may prisoners. The Albanians lost 50 men and the Turks 100. The great loss sustained by the former was because they had no artil lery, while tile government troops were amply supiied. It Is believed the re capture of this Important pass has broken the backbone of tne rebellion. Horsewhipped an Editor. Portland, Me.—A horsewhipping was administered by Colonel Freder Hale, son of Senator Eugene Hale, and a leading candidate for congress from the First district, to Charles Thornton Libby, publisher of several suburban weekly papers, at the lat ter's office on Monday. The cause of assault was au article published the Six Towns Times, in which Colonel Ha'e's mother was ateacked. After Colonel Hale left the office, Edi Libby said: han I did before." 'I like him better to FARMS OF THE UNITED STATES ARE NOT PRODUCING HALF WHAT THEY SHOULD. His of he He of on on Such is Statement Made by Secretary of Agriculture Wilson in Address to Farmers, Who He Says Have Not Put Up Prices. St. Louts.—That the farms of the United States are not producing half what they should because of a lack of practical education among farmers was the statement made by Secretary of Agriculture Wilson, in an address Tuesday night at the Farmers Union. "I believe the solution of the cost of living problem lies in good hands," said Mr. Wilson. an "The farmers are awake, and no country is in danger when that is the case. I have inves tigated charges that the farmers have combined to put up prices and rob the community and have found they are not true. Of the fourteen states ol the Mississippi valley not one is pro ducing half the crops it should, be cause the farmers have not been taught scientific farming. We can and will, ultimately, double every crop we are growing, and at the same Unit care for a population of 200,000. Whet we've done that the agriculturists ot that day will show how to double the crops again. The farmer must be ed ucated. We need a country-wide uni versify. If l had nothing else to dc 1 3hould become a lobbyist in my state of Iowa to demand that agriculture he taught iu every one of the thirty or more colleges there. If we teact the young farmers, the old farmers will soon take interest. We must keei our young farmers on the farm. 1m migrants who have lived on farms should be placed on farms when the> come to this country." at of a HASKELL TRIAL CONTINUED. Governor of Oklahoma Granted Fur ther Time to Complete Defense. Tusla. Okla.—The trial of Charles N. Haskell, governor of Oklahoma, and five other men in the Muskogee town lot cases was continued Tuesday after noon until the next term of the fed eral court. Governor Haskell asked for a postponement on the alleged ground that he had been denied ac cess to the documents in the posses slon of the department of the interior at Washington. These documents, hi asserted, related to the distribution in 1901 of 400 town lots at Muskogee Okla., which were disposed of by the government in behalf of the Creek In dians. He declared the use of the doc unients was necessary to prove his de fense. Coal Miners Return to Work. Telle Haute, lnd.—Eleven thousand Indiana bituminous coal miners have returned to work, thereby ending a strike which has been on in the Indi ana coal fields for'thirty-three days This is the result of the temporary agreement reached here late Tuesday by the joint conference of miners and operators. Und«r the agreement, onl.t those mines where the northern out side day wage was being paid prior tc April, 1910, will resume operations. Thf mines that will not come under the agreement lie south of the Baltimore & Ohio, employing 3,000 men. A set tlement. of these mines will be taken up soon. The temporary agreement made gives the miners a 5.55 per cent advance. to Shot Editor, Then Suic'ded. Walden, Colo. -J. M. Davis, former marshal of Walden, shot and serious ly wounded Alfred J. I.aw, the owner of the daily paper here, and killed an then himself on Tuesday. The trouble arose over an article printed by I,aw concerning the municipal water plant, where Davis had been working. The men met In the court house, and after a few hot words Davis drew a revolver and shot Law through the lungs. He then put the revolver to his own head and fired. Brute Commits Murder and Suicides St. Louis.—While ten policemen surrounded his house in an effort tc arrest him, John Briscoe killed his wife and himself on Tues day. Mrs. Briscoe had summoned the police to protect her from her husband, who was heating her. Three policemen answeied the call, but Bris coe refused to surrender. Reinforce ments were summoned and a march on the house was started. Then Bris coe tired the fatal shots. A Typical Fench Duel. Paris.—Count Ismael De Lesseps. son of Count Ferdinand De Lesseps and an officer of a cavalry regiment, fought a duel on Tuesday with Count Just I>e Poligny in the Parc des Prin ces. neither was hit. left the field without a reconciliation to the shot and Six shots were exchanged, but The two antagonists Ruth Bryan Married Again. of by in was at Lincoln, Neb.—In a wedding devoid of any publicity, Mrs. Ruth Bryan Leavitt, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William J. Bryan, was married m Tuesday to Lieutenant Reginald A. Owen of the Royal Engineers corps ot he British army, stationed males. in Ja Only members of the family witnessed fhe ceremony. The Harry Huntington of Crete, an old friend of I he family, who officiated 'ast summer at the marriage of W. J. Bryan, Jr., performed the ceremony, Mrs. Owens first marriage occurred when she was 18. Rev. President Vigorously Defends Secre tary Knox's Nicaraguan Policy in Pittsburg Speech. "i;;' 1 "* t 1 " kl " 1 e r was present. He ^u.^Sea'S and Justified the secretary's Nicara guan policy and flayed those who in vented the phrase "dollar diplomacy." The president was preceded at the banquet by Senator Borah of Idaho, who made an eloquent address on the life of Grant. Senator George T. 01 liver of Pennsylvania was toastmas Pittsburg.—President Taft his two day's stay in Pittsburg with a speech at the Grant day dinner o 1 the American club Monday night in which he dwelt almost wholly with the foreign affairs of the nation. ended The the half lack of ter. are have the are ol pro be been and we Unit ot the ed uni dc 1m WESTON REACHES GOAL. Aged Pedestrian Makes Trip Across The Continent in 77 Days. New York.—Cutting his way through a mass of 20,000 cheering people, hia white locks bared to the breeze, his shuffling feet keeping time to the strains of the "Star-Spangled Banner," Edward Payson Weston on Monday brought to a triumphant end his ocean to-oceau walk. He ascended the steps of the city hall at 3:10 p. in., complet ing his trans-continental journey of 3, 483 miles in 77 walking days, a feal without parallel in the annals of pedes triauism. The grizzled athlete was welcomed to his home city by Mayor Gaynor, who presented him with a purse of $400 hurriedly raised by a handful of his ad mirers in the last hours of his spectac ular walk. This and the applause ol thousands who have followed his tramp since it began at Los Angeles February 1, is all the reward that came to the septuagenarian after his months of trudging through heat and cold across the continent. UNCLE SAM LOSES CASE. hi in Will Be Obliged to Refund $5,000,000 of the Spanish War Taxes. Washington.—The United States court of claims on Monday decided in favor of the plaintiff In a case against the government investigating the question of the obligation of the sec retary of the treasury to refund $4, 28C collected under the inheritance tax provision of the Spanish war rev enue act of June 13, 1898. The pres ent and prospective claims, which are practically decided by this case, it is believed, will aggregate about $5,000, 000. The act of April 12, 1902, di rected the secretary of the treasury to refund as much of the tax under the act of 1898 as may have been collect ed on contingent beneficial interests which had not become actually vested prior to July 1, 1902. a GUEST OF CROWN PRINCE. Former President Occupies a Palace In Denmark. Copenhagen.—The stars and stripes floated above the royal palaces on Monday for the first time in the his tory of Denmark, and ex-President Roosevelt, in the absence of King Frederick in southern France, was the guest of Crown Prince Christian, one of the palaces being placed at the disposal of Mr. Roosevelt and hia family. The prince, presiding at. a dinner Monday night, thanked Mr. Roosevelt for coming to this country. The colonel, in reply, said that he had received a cordial message from the king, and thanked the prince for his hospitality. He then proposed a toast to the king and royal family of Den mark. St. Outlaw Killed in Fight. North Yakima, Wash.—George Carl, an outlaw, was killed by a posse on Monday near Granger, after a run ning fight. Carl is supposed to have entered the home of J. W. Frazer. When followed by Frazer, Carl drove him back with a revolver. Deputy Sheriff Dekraay organized a posse, which followed Carl to the river. The latter emptied his revolver at his pur-1 suers, who fired in return, mortally wounding the man. Ballinger Will Not Resign. Washington.—"If I were disposed to consider the question of resigna tion, I would not do so so long as these vicious and unwarranted at tacks continue against me." Secre tary Ballinger thus denied on Monday the renewed rumor that lie contem plated retiring from President Taft's cabinet soon after the Ballinger-Pin ehot Investigation is concluded. "I have no intention of resigning," he emphatically declared. air. we Falls Three Stories and Lives. Washington,—While fighting a stub born fire in a large grocery store which supplied the White House kitchen in diplomatic row, Fire Lieu tenant Stanton was overcome by smoke and fell three stories. His in juries are not fatal. Prohibitionists Lose. Montgomery, Ala—Emmet A. O'Nef), leader of the fight against the prohi bition amendment to the constitution of A'abama, defeated H. S. D. Mal lory, a supporter of the amendment, by 20,000 to 5,000 votes for governor, in the Democratic primaries. Japanese Spy Jailed. Hongkong.—A Japanese spy, who was caught sketching Ly-o-Mun fort at the entrance to this harbor, sentenced on Monday to imprison ment. was r>. ■ ■ A i t tUin rr. f Delicately formed and gently reared, women will find, in all the seasons of their lives, as maidens, wives or mothers, that the one simple, wholesome remedy which acts gently and pleasantly and naturally, and which may be used with truly beneficial effects under nnv conditions, when the system needi a laxative t, ^ f. 8 *™*- , lti3 . .. , " ^ sll y l Pl e combination of tho la *£ Uve arKl Carminative principles of plants wl "h pleasant aromatic liquids, which are agreeable and refreshing to the taste and , acceptable to the system when its gentle jj? ' cleansing is desired. 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Throughout the south in the largest towns the Jews are coming to exercise no mean influence as factors in the business world, and the positions of influence occupied by many of the peo ple gives the race a power far be yond what might be indicated by its numbers. It is said that there are about 3,000 Jewish lawyers and 1,000 Jewish physicians in New York city. Jews own some of the greatest daily papers in the country, such as the Philadelphia Public Ledger, the New York Times, World and Press, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and the Chat tanooga Times. There are about Explaining the Soul. The following dialogue took place between two very small boys on their way home from Sunday school: Willie—Where is my soul? Bobby—it isn't any place; it's Just air. Willie—How can it go to heaven when it's just air? Bobby—Why, your body goes, too. Willie—Hones and all? Bobby—Yes, everything but your clothes. 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