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VOL. 36. NO. 17. CALDWELL, IDAHO, FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 1919. WEEKLY, $'2.00 PER YEAR. MW SIOCUIEI WILL E HEUE M SHUT Packers. Banker., Broker. .nd Grow Will Spend Day in Chy as Guest, of Commercial Club About 30 Omaha packers, bankerfs, brokers and stockbrokers will be m rsidwell Saturday as the guests of the remerciai Club. They will arrive £®weH at 1:45 a. m.; breakfast at Colonial at 9 o'clock; and spend S' remainder of the morning seeing Tt town the dockyards and the sur rounding country. In the afternoon Aev wilf be taken to Boise and turned * e r to the Commercial Club of that "Caldwell is the stock center of the i„t«-ior and the Omaha delegation Änd many hour. here. Mr. J W Smeet, president, and Mr. M. H. Gibbons, secretary, arç making prep arations to make the visit of the Omaha men pleasant in every way At the breakfast a few short talks will bt made by the hosts and guests. _ « « « *T* ***#***** + * ; ARENA NEWS .* Mr. and Mvs ^John Trent entertain ed a number of neighbors and friends Saturday evening in honor of the birthday anniversary of Sam Pack wood and Albert Trent. The evening spent with games and music. Ice , cake and lemonade« were serv 'the hostess. F. Lind came over from Melba i,y to visit with home folks. He v ~ts to leave for the coast soon. „Imost everyone in the valley went to Parma Saturday morning to view the Trophy Train. Mrs Bullar, Mrs. Barker and Miss Sackett were in attendance at the teachers' meeting at Parma Saturday morning Miss Trotter was on the sick list Saturday. . Mrs. Elza Pullium was quite ill Sunday and Monday. Mrs. Hyde and little, daughters^e turned to Meridian Sunday after a visit with friend, here. The Z. B. Barker family were guests at the B. T. Badly hom^in Lakeview Sunday. The young people met at the Rags dale home Tuesday to prepare some music for the Easter services Sunday morning. The Literary Society will meet at the school house Saturday evening. Everyone willing to help with the program should report to the commit tee, Mrs. Matson. Miss 9hu1tz or Miss Sweigert. T. J. Cope went to Parma last Tuesday to consult a physician. He has not been well for some time. The circle met with Mrs. Lund last Wednesday. About 30 ladies were present Business was dispensed with. The afternoon was most pleas licious cakes and coffee were served antly spent in conversation. De licious cakes and coffee were served by the hostess. The next meeting will be with Mrs. Matson. April 23. Miss Ruth Murray of Caldwell •pent fest week at the A. B| Pet.er^ man home. Mr. and Mrs. Ragsdale. Mr. Rich ardson. Mrs. Butlar, Mrs. Pierce, Mr. 9»m Peterman and Mr._ Packwood were business visitors in Caldwell Wednesday. Mrs. N. E. Jones of Parma attend ed the circle meeting Wednesday a* Mrs. Lund's. A meeting was held at the school house Friday evening at which plans were made to organize a Sunday school Easter \ Sunday. mortimg at 10 a. m. Mr.. Older is helping the children to prepare an Easter pro gram Rev. Welch will preach Sun day afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Several men and teams are work ing on a drain ditch through Messrs Pierce and McConnell' places. Oiarles Marston and Walter Mat ton were Caldwell visitors Tuesday of last week. The young people enjoyed a mas querade dance at the school house Saturday night. Mrs. Peterman and Miss Lorrine were Caldwell visitors Saturday. Mr. and Mrs, John Trent enter tained a number of neighbor, and friends Saturday evening in honor of their birthday. Home Product. Dinner The economic, section of the For ward Club served a Home Product, dinner in the Methodi.t church .t 6 p. Ç Thursday evening following the Factory Day excursion, d All money J™ * er the expense, have been met will he given to the Commercial Club to be use for civic Improvement. The for the dinner was a* follows Pickles Chee* Carrot. u Chicken a la King Ma»hed Potatoes with Glhlet Gravy „ Dres.cd Beet* «ot Rlscult Hnn^v ». ^ Cabbage Salad «te Cream Cake -, Coffee itk after dinner speakers were Mrs .1 îi Ï *ho spoke on "The Work « «he Forward Cluh M and Mrs Ù l y ' W * , ° <fK, k "Home Products" »» "Meet. Vu \,? r .lnV1«y, chairman: Mr«. Flsk fc" WvVoff Mrs. H. A. Rtennrn ml? '** Woods composed thi In charge of the arrange ter Mf i 2 nd J* 1 *- T « T,. Gray and Mas v.. ftrav of Namna were the wïî'i ""T 1 ". of Mr ' Mrs. E A '"(T r n * association rr>»»* Ea.tr Program « the Baptist Church Next Sunday At 10 a. m. to 11 there will be special attractions in the Bible school. 11 a. m.—"Life Beyond the Tomb" will be discussed. A male quartette will sing. 7 p. m.—Young people will have special program. 8 p. m.—Sacred cantata by the choir, entitled "From Manger to the Throne." Part I—prophecy of Christ's com ing. Part II—Christ's Birth and Minis try. 1. Recitative (tenor) "And the An gel Said." 2. Chorus, "Glory to God " 3. Bass solo and chorus, "Oh Come All Ye Faithful." 4. Chorus with solo, "Brightest and Best." 5. Recitative (contralto) "And Jesus Increased." 6. Solo (contralto and chorus), "When His Salvation Bringing." 7. Solo (bass), "Jesus Wept." 8. Chorus (unaccompanied), "Cornel Unto Hinv." 9. Quartette and solos, "At Even Ere the Sun Set." 10. Chorale, "Ride On." Brief address on "Patterns." Part III, "Christ's Death and Res urrection." 12. Interlude. 13. Recitative (tenor). "And When They Had Mocked Him." 14 Solo (tenor\ "When I Survey the Wondrous Cross." 15. Chorale, "Bound Upon the Ac cursed Tree." 16. Quartette, "For God So Loved the World." 17. Bass solo and chorus, "Jesu c Christ is Risen Today." 18. Chorus, "He is Gone." 19. Chorus. "Beyond the Glitter ing Starry Skies." 20. Solo and quartette, "Sweet the Moment.." 21. Chorus, "Soldiers of Christ Arise." Public Notice of Special Municipal Coupon Bond Election to Be Held in the City of Caldwell, in the Coun ty of Canyon, in the State of Ida ho, on Tuesday, May 20, A. D. 1919. STATE OF IDAHO, ) COUNTY OF CANYON. )ss. CITY OF CALDWELL. ) Pursuant to the laws ot the State of Idaho, and Ordinance No. 314 of the City of Caldwell, in the County of Canyon., in said state, passed and ap proved on the 7th day of April, A. D. 1919. Public notice is hereby given that a special election will be held in and for said city on Tuesday, to-wit: The 20th day of May, A. D. 1919, begin ning at the hour of 9 o'clock A. M. and closing at the hour of 7 o'clock P. M. of said day, for the purpose of taking the vote of the qualified elec tors who are taxpayers of said city upon the following questions, to-wit: First question—"Shall the Mayor and City Council of the City of Cald well, in the County of Canyon, in the State of Idaho, issue and sell the municipal coupon bonds of said city to an amount aggregating the prin cipal sum of fifty-two thousand dol lars ($52,000.00) for the purpose of improving streets and alleys, and par ticularly street and alley intersec tions in said city; and levy and assess a direct annual ad valorem tax on all the taxable property in said city suf ficient to pay the interest accruing on said bonds promptly when and as the same becomes due. and also at the lawful time, a further annual ad va lorem tax upon said taxable property suficient to constitute and maintain a sinking fund for the payment of the principal of said bonds within twenty years from the time of issuing the same?" Second question—"Shal^ the Mayor and City Council of the City of Cald well, in the County of Canyon, in the State of Idaho, issue and sell the mu nicipal coupon bonds of said city to an amount aggregating the ori"™»?' sum of thirtv thousand ($30,000.00) dollars to provide for the enlargement extension, repair, alteration and im provement of the munlcioal water works plant of said city: and levy and assess a direct annual ad valorem tax on all of the taxable property in said cltv sufficient to pnv the interest ac cruing upon said bonds promptly when and »* the same become« due, and al so, at the lawful time, a further annual ad valorem tax on said taxable prop erty sufficient to constitute and main tain a sinking fund for the payment of the principal of said bonds within twenty years from the time of issuing the same?" . Hif polling nlaees for said election shall be as follows: First Ward—County Court house, in the hall. Second Ward—Methodist Church, In the basement. * Third Wml— 1 Taldwell City Hall In the council room. All persons who at the time of said election are qualified electors and tax pavers of sold city M»d no others shall he qualified to vote at said elee tlon on said question. At any time during office hours ore ceding the said election the under signed Cltv Clerk, or his dulv ap pointed deputv, will register all elec tors who are nuallfled to vote at the said election. ... , . The voting at said election «hall he bv ballot and the ballots shi.11 he supplied to the voters for their use at said election, and shall be in the form set forth in said Ordinance No. 314 Dated at Caldwell. Tdaho. this IRth dav of April. A D 1019. (Sean E LTT.LY: Attest: Ma y° r W S. MAXEY. ' City Clerk. 418-516 LONG ENOUGH TO BATCH A 600D ONE r x eeAuY EXPecreD SOME vetoLXs or \ EASTO?! f W i m S\\ I f H m » LAUNDRY OWNERS HELD INTERESTING MEETING The semi-annual meeting of the Southern Idaho Laundry Owners was held in Caldwell on April 12 and 13 at which men interested in the laundry industry from five states were represented. It is a coincidence that the meeting came again to Caldwell in the anni versary month of its organization. _On April 16, 1916, seven rrren representing nearby laundries met in the Caldwell Commercial Club rooms and organ ized the association, L. L. Gray of the Troy Laundry, Nampa, being elected president, and E. A. Wheeler of the Troy Laundry, Caldwell, being elected secretary, which positions they have held until the present time. There are now 22 laundries in the association with a large honorary and associate membership of people con nected with the industry, representing an investment in the state of more than $520,000. The business sessions were devoted to topics of special in terest to laundry owners and to the •betterment of the industry. Mayor F. L. Lilly made the ad dress of welcome in behalf of Cald well, tendering the guests the free dom of the city. The response to the address of welcome was made by R. W. Jones, the Ontario laundryman, who is also the mayor of Ontario. _ An. honored guest of the associa tion was John Scovil of Butte and known all over the United States as a leader in the laundry industry He is one of the 14 men appointed by the National War Service committee on the Laundry Owners War Service committee of the United States dur ing the war. His talks-were greatly appreciated. The new president of the associ ation is Theodore J. Fisher of the Weiser laundry and the new secre WORK WILL START ON FIVE HOUSES Home Building Association Will Do Buaineaa—Contractor. Invited to Submit Bid. Work will be started on five resi dences in Caldwell next week by the Caldwell Hoini Building association Local contractors and others can see t the plans and specifications for these residences at the office of the secre tary, Mr. J. Jester, Ja., and they are invited to submit bids. The association has secured a num ber of building «ites. five of which they will utilize at once. Building Generally A great number of residences Caldwell are now under construction or will be started during the next 30 days. It Is estimated that at least 150 residences will be built in Caldwell this season. Some of these residences are very fine ones, ranging in cost from $5000 .00 to -10,000.00. The aver age cost is about -3500.00. -D. S. Brown, who has been_ very sick for the past six months, i. re ported somewhat worse. Mr. Brown has Bright*, dl.ease. Special for Traders Day, Monday, April 20th, on all Trimmed Hat*, Street and Children'. H »t». M. E. Gilgan Sachet. Main .treet, below Saratoga. tary, R. W. Jones, of the Ontario laundry, and the next meeting place, Pocatelio. Saturday afternoon a trip was made b v autos to Lake Lowell and through the Deer Flat country. Saturday night a banquet wa3 given at the Col onial Grill with the retiring president, L. L. Gray, presiding. At 9 o'clock the association adjourned to the Ma sonic hall where dancing was enjoyed until midnight. Sunday afternoon the visitors were entertained at the home of E. A. Wheeler where a cafeteria luncheon was served. The house was decorated with carnations and ferns. Short talks and musjc concluded the meet ing, which according to the visitors, was one of the most successful held in Idaho. • Among the visitors were Mrs. Kate Dubois Kerr and Walter J. Brunger of the American laundry Boise; L. L. Gray and Mrs. Gray, of Nampa; Harry J. Allen, "Jr. and Mrs. Allen, of the Troy laundry, Boise; M. E Tol iver and wife, who owns a. chain of laundries in Pocatelio, St. Anthony and Idaho Falls; Wm. E. Wilson of The Troy laundry, Idaho Falls; Ed. J. Murray, formerly of the Troy laun dr yof this city and now proprietor of tlfc Twin Falls Steam laundry; E. A. McKay of the Emmett laundry; W. W. Davis of the Gem State. Blackfoot: Rain Water Jones, of the Ontario laundry; George Sothman, of the Payette laundrv: C. W. Hed elius, of the National, Pocatelio; Ross Cady, of the-Idaho Steam. Boise; Har old Thompson, Pocatelio; M. T Large, of Caldwell; George L. Long fellow 1 . Denver, Colo.; R. J. Arm strong, Salt Lake City Utah, and W J. Tiffany, of Aberdeen, South Da kota. BURGER t GONWAf BUT THEFIYNN GROCERY Mr. and Mr». Flynn Go to California tor Benefit of Health of Mr. Flynn Messrs. H. S. Burger and T. W. Conway take possession of the Flynn grocery store next Monday. They have purchased the stock and busi ness. Messrs. Burger and Conway are active, experienced young men well known in Caldwell. Mr. and Mrs. Flynn will go to Cali fornia in hopes that the change will benefit the health of Mr. Flynn which has not ben good since his discharge from the army. At the Methodi.t Episcopal Church Neat Sunday, April 20, 1919. Easter program in the Sunday school at 10 o'clock, special music a.nd a general good time. Of course all parents of children and friends of the church will desire to be there. Following the program Rev. A. L. Shute of North Dakota will deliver the morning message. In the even ing Dr. Winters will give the second address on "Principles of Everlasting Peace." This subject is well worth the attention of every citizen of Caldwell and vicinity. Don't fail to come. 12 lbs. of navy beans for a dollar at Flynn's Grocery. *18tf ATTORNEY WALTERS SECURES WRIT OF REVIEW AT RUPERf Case of Neil v. Public Utilities Com mission Argued in District Court Attorney T. A. Walters was at Ru pert Monday and Tuesday represent ■ ing the Rupert Electric Company in I that company's case against the State I I'tilities Commission, in its applica tion for a writ of review before the district court. Until the recent decision by the Su preme Court in the case of Neil vs. Public Utilities Commission these writs have been had out of the Su preme Court. Attorney Walters trav eled over a new road in that this is the first writ that has been applied for in a district court. The writ was is sued and case has been argued upon its merits. The case in which Attor ney Walters is interested has attracted considerable attention because of being the first of its kind to be heard in the state. MOROSCO ROAD SHOW COMING TO CALDWELL Just before going to press Manager Waters of the Bungalow stated that secured the widely known Oliver Morosco road show, "The Brat," which appears at his playhouse next I Monday night, April 21. • It likely will he recalled by many Caldwel people that this play, was at the Pinney theatre, Boise, recently, and that a considerable number of our people attended, and upon their re turn gave an excellent report of this attraction Being enroute to Portland the com pany had an open night, and which made possible the local engagement. Caldwell is not—at least at present —in the best position for securing the better known attractions that railroad through the city, but in line of pro gress of things commercial, this will be duly remedied, when other meri torious plays will he secured as the conditions warrant. The company that appears will have the same identical cast and production as offered in the largest cities of the land, and it is promised that Miss Audra Alden, and not her understudy, will appear in the title role, supported by the same excellent cast. Seats will be on sale at the Saratoga Newsstand. ***************** * MIDDLETON * ***************** Miss Alma Hall spent the weekend at Parma, the guest of Miss Doris Price. Middleton is to have three gala days May 1st, 2nd and 3rd, when all the lo cal organiaztions will stage a health crusader movement. On the first day there will be a parade. During the three days exhibits will be shown in one of the churches. Each evening an entertainment will b eheld at the hall. A lecture and a play will be the prin cipal part of the program. A small charge will be taken at the evening entertainment to defray the expense and the premiums. The Baptist Ladies' Aid will hold an Easter bazaar and ice cream social at the hall Friday evening, April l_8th The Baptist Sunday school will give their annual Easter program at the church Easter morning. Chaplain S. E. Newman, from Camp Lewis is home on a 10-day fur lough. Atlee Jackson arrived home Sunday after being in the army in France sev eral months. Earl Painter and Mr. Taylor, from Kuna s were Sunday guests of Mr and Mrs. G. C. Painter. Miss Mary McLeod of Boise is the guest this week of Miss Helen Leng Cal Newman left Monday (or TTomedale to work during the sumnw for Will Gess. Charles Gerhauser is having a new cellar built on his residence property this week. Little Tots Entertained Mrs. Frank Bales entertained 16 lit tie tots and their mothers Wednesday afternoon in honor of the first bitrh day of her little daughter, Gwyneth The little hostess sat cnthronged in a big chair to greet her guests who brought many beautiful gifts. The children played games and hunted Easter eggs until just before the refreshments were served when they were each presented with a crepe paper cap in colors to match the dec orations. The. small guests were all seated at one big table in high chairs, and pre sented a charming sight with their happy faces surmounted by the color ed caps The mothers were seated at thre small tables decorated with daffodils colored yarn nests filled with eggs and Easter chickens which were the favors for all the guests. At the children's table ropes of car ied colored flowers were draped from th* chandelier to the corners of the table and at intervals on the tables 'flowers filled with candites were scattered. The centerpieces on the three small er tables were large nests of colored yarns filled with eggs while on the large table a mammoth angel food birthday cake iced with white and holding one large pink candle, occu pied the place of honor. After lunch the little folks angled in a fishpond for yarn dolls played a game for which the favors were bags containing Easter eggs and finally were rirludtantlv taken home with their little arms full of favors. The small guests were: Lucile_ Bales, Louise Bales. Edna Jane Crews. Bet tv Case. Augusta Case, Gene Myers. Frances Mlfler, Isabelle Boone Jack SOLDIER CELEBRU WAS GREAT »ESS Everything Passed Off Per Schedule Parade, Concert, Meeting and Dance Were All Knjoyed Lnclc Saut, impersonated by Henry i'letcucr, mounted on a beiutitul gray liorsc, led tue parade which was me opening event in Um celebration Held here Tuesday atternoou and evening in honor ol the boys who have returned' from the service of their country in the army, the navy, the ma rine corps and tlie Red Cross. Atter them came the honor guests of the atternoou in khaki and blue, l'ollow mg turn marched tlie Caldwell band, the surgical dressing department ot the Ked Cross, the sewers and knit ters ol the Ked Cross, the Boy Scouts and the Campfire Girls. .Next came the Veterans' fife and drum corps, followed by about JU veterans of the Civil war, who re ceived a great deal of applause as they marched through the streets. i'hey were tollowed by the YVo men's Relief Corps and the Junior Ked Cross, while the end of the pro cession was brought up by a tloat from tlie lirier Kose auxiliary, clev erly constructed to show a typical Ked Cross sewing room with the wo men busily engaged in turning out garments and knitted articles to be used by the armies of which the sol dier and Red Cross nurse standing at the iront of the float were the rep resentatives. After marching and countermarch ing up Main street for three blocks the crowd adjourned to Liberty hall where a good program was given. After two numbers by the Caldwell band and two by the Liberty chorus, the presiding officer, O. M. Van Duyn introduced Judge A. L.. Bryan, who extended greetings and welcome on behalf of the city ot Caldwell to the boys who were with us, and spoke a few words in tribute to the one who would never return. He was follow ed by Captain D. F. Banks, who re sponded to the welcome as spokesman for the boys and who told how they had appreciated the kindness of the Caldwell people while they were in the training camps and oversea». The Liberty chorus next gave a very enjoyable number after which J. H. Gipson, who has been abroad in Red Cross work, told a few of the ex periences oi a Red Cross man. The gathering then resolved itself into a public reception for the return ed boys. The Caldwell band furnished music throughout the afternoon. At 6:30 a four-course dinner was served to 237 boys at the Methodist church. The dining room was beau tifully decorated with red, white and blue crepe paper streamers and flags. On the tables a color scheme of white and yellow was carried out. The white table linen and the glass and silver candelabra with their yellow candles served to bring out the beauty of the Easter lilies used for centerpieces, apropos of the Easter season. After the very delicious dinner serv ed by the ladies of the Red Cross, the boys were entertained by the fol lowing program: Selection by a quartette composed of Mr. A, A. Binford, Mr. D. M. Shearer, Mr. Austin Westrope and Rev. Cook. Reading by Mrs. Maybelle M. Allen. During the evening a iarge crowd danced on the floor laid by the Com mercial Club in front of Liberty hall. The music was furnished by the Cald well Municipal band. The business houses and schools were closed during most of the after noon. The streets were gay with bunting and flags while the air was filled with the sound of firecrackers and other noisemakers. Much credit is due the committee who had the affair in charge, the members of which were J. S. Harring ton, chairman; Judge Ed. L. Bryan, E. M. Hcndon, John G. Flynn and F. T. Feuling. Stainbrook. Franklin Mcrshon Whit ney Miller, Fenton Miller, John Vin ing, Bennie Holt and Francis Ber nard. The ladies invited were Mrs. Will Bales, Mrs. Crews, Mrs. F. L. Crews, Mrs. Paul Case,. Mrs. A. I. Myers. Mrs. Fritzy Miller, Mrs. John Boone, Mrs. D. W. Stainbrook, Mrs. E. Vin ing, Mrs. J. Mershon, Mrs. B. M. Holt, Mrs. Emery Bales, Mrs. Fred Boyest Mrs. Ralph Scatterday, Mrs. Harry Berger and Mrs. David Baird. Will Revive Arbor Day Margaret Knowlton, county school superintendent, is making elaborate plans for the réintroduction of Arbor day, April 18, into the county schools after a war relapse of two years. Sug gestions for the incorporation of fea tures in the program covering the pending Victory Loan, which Miss Knowlton received Monday from state headquarters, have been passed on to all county schools with the recom mendation that the suggestions be car ried out. A special effort will be made to induce as many as possible of the county schools to have tree planting exercises. Contractor Bales has started work on a modern six-room bungalow for Mr. and Mrs, H. L. Windser..