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The MONTPELIER EXAMINER
IV, f PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY BY THE EXAMINER PUBLISHING COMPANY, = SUBSCRIPTION RATES: One Year, $1.50 in advance. Six Months, $1.00 Entered at the postoffice at Montpelier, Idaho, as second class matter Montpelier, Idaho, May 22, 1903. The Examiner expects to be called on to print several thousands of labels with the word "artificial" thereon, in contemplation of. demand lor such under the new pure food law. Nine-tenths of all the manufactured articles sold believed to be more or less adulturated. adulturation are In many cases the is harmless, but under the law it must bear the It will take several months to get above mentioned label, the new law into force. Not for years has so much moisture fallen in May in Bear Lake valley. For the greater part of the month the precipitation has been very great, and the valley and hills are showing the effects, and the grass and other vegetation is coming along in splendid shape. While rains have made the roads well nigh impassable, yet the good that will event ually come from this moisture will for the present inconvenience. more than compensate The new pure food law is a stem winder, everyone, especially merchants, to the state board on its provisions, in to-day's paper. Fat cattle are in great demand throughout this and-farmers and stock owners who have any such stock getting top prices for them. We advise read the conclusions of I I rp, • , , , . , j inis must be the spring tie'm of life in this section ! iu dinner hy t.hp fb.a »-*.1 * , • , . * i , . gino tne we0UlIi ^ have taken place t ins week in tills citv. j j , J resemble ail ' „ „ • I '»'ley just ! i — Is Montpelier to have a Fourth of Julv celebration t hi« 4. *• , J ' eieui 1HIOI1 tniS year? If so its about time to make a move. j section, are While the past week couldn't be said to Italian climate, yet it will prove beneficial to th thes.ime. An ordinance granting and vesting certain privileges and franchises to B. F. SlnoBer. for the establishment, con struction and operation of a system of waterworks in the Oitv of Montpelier, pear Lake County, Idaho, with all nee essary mains, pipes, laterals and con-1 duits, for a period of fifty years. lie it Ordained by the Mayor and Council of the City of Montpelier: Section 1. That the Citv of Mont pelier hereby grants unto B. E. Slusser, of Denver, Colorado, his successors and assigns, the authority, right, power and privilege to construct, establish, build, erect, enlarge, own, manage, control, maintain and operate within the cor porate limits of this city, a complete system of waterworks, together with the right to sell and distribute water for domestic and municipal purposes, and to receive the rents aud profits thereof for his own nse and benefit. And the said grantee, to carry out the provisions of this ordinance, and the powers herein granted, may construct aud maintain, with the consent of the city council, such necessnrv buildings. machinery and attachments of any de- 1 scriptionas may lie required. \rid lie is hereby granted the necessary right of way over, along and under all o® the streets, sidewalks, alleys and public highways of this city, and to dig and Ordinance No. 52. , • make, under the direction of the city I °uuucu, all necessary excavations j therein, for the purpose of laying mains ! pip«», laterals and conduits, through which to furnish the said citv and its inhabitants with water for thé purpos es aforesaid. " Sec. 2. That in making and digging 8fl ifi excavations for the purpose of lav-1 j in g said pipes, mains, laterals aud con duits, or for the purpose of repairing, enlarging or extending the same, fug the continuance of this franchise, the said grantee shall do the same in 8 V (, b a \vorkmau-I;ke manner as will £ lve '4ie least possible inconvenience to * ii,^ )UP i c ' aut ^ ?be pavements, side w, *jk8 and excavations shall be replaced ? n< * re P aire fi ln 88 good condition as be fore 88 .»early as possible, aud with all convemei f* «peed, by and at the ex P® n8e of the said grantee, and under < " re i c f 10 * 1 °f the city cotiucil. and with . e least practical interference with or inconvenient» to the rights of the pub ^ 1C an fi ludividnals. j '' .. . l'ip fs - fa tern Is a , n< * conduits snail lie so laid and con ^"Çted as not. unneoe-sarily to impede P u ® ao . travel, and they shall be of such hiatonamis final I render them nniy.aafe trom Is 8a „ tcnintee shall liold harmle-s of and Frnui a 1 ! c.ausw f ,,on - »abilities or damage by or 1U K from the construction or ojieration ' • paam mid breakages: seid citv « ..f ne- ! -I..M I ! ru -i of said plant. Sec. 4- The said grantee hereby, agrees to extend the mains, pipes, lat erals and conduits, and to furnish wat er to the inhabitants of any part of the city when he can secure in such locality sufficient consumers of water to pay said grantee annually six (6) per cent on the cost of said extension and the maintenance of the same. And the water so furnished to the Inhabitants of this city for family purposes shall be pure and fresh, and at reasonable rates and without distinction of person, upon proper demand therefor. Sec. 5. That for municipal purposes such as fire, street sprinkling and other great necessity, there shall be placed within the corporate limits of this city, at such points as the mayor and coun cil may by ordinance direct, a suftm ient number of fire plugs not to exceed six in number; and they shall be piacea by the said grantee at his own expense, and by him repaired and kept by him in proper condition for immediate use and operation during the period of this grant and the rates charged for use of fire plugs for said purposes shall not ex ceed rates charged otner cities of like sizH and likewise situât d. Sec. 8. That the rights and fran chises herein granted shall continue for a period of fifty years from and after the date of the approval of this ordi nance. Provided, however, that at any tune within five years from the date of said approval, the City of Montpelier shall have the right to purchase the said system of waterworks; and if the said right is not exercised within the five years aforesaid, the city shall have the right to purchase at the expiration of ten years from the date of approval of this ordinance; that is to say. all mains, pipes, laterals and conduits, wells, reservoirs, buildings, stand pipes, pumping plants and machinery located and situated in or about the said ciiy and connected with the said mains, pipes, laterals and conduits, upon the following terms, to wit: For an amount equal to the actual cost of construction and an additional cent on said amount. ten per And for the purpose of ascertaining the said cost of construction and deter mining the purchase price aforesaid, the city shall have the right to appoint I 8Uc b person as the mayor aud council \ I may select, who together with the j grantee or suen agont as he may ap-1 ! polnt ' and a third person to be selected * i agreed upon by the person appoint by the city and the said grantee or j his agent, shall have the right to in yes j tigate the books and accounts of the , said grantee, and when said purchase J price shall have been so determined by ' the said parues or anv two or iheui I and by them filed in writing with the ! Clerk of the eiij, tü. city m*y i deposit m some bank of good standing and within the state of Idaho, the said ascertained purchase price, and it me 8ame f h . a V wit . b iu ninety days be P accepted by the said grantee, and the j proper transfer and conveyance made I to the said city, thbn this grant and 1 franchise shall be deemed forfeited and ! wlthout further force and effect, and i tllP 8Hid uiains, pipes, laterals aud con 1 duns may be removed b tbeeiiy from i ! * ts a,reeta U1 'd public property. ! Sec. ^ This system or waterworks ^ i 811011 be established and installed with j in six months after the passage and ap ! proval of this ordinance, provided hovv ever thflt if tu« «aid grantee shall prose j cutp l ! ie work of installing said system ! ^ waterworks, with due uiiigence, aud from installing me same i within.six months as heretofore set out. i rea8< -* u of the act of God, the ele j uients, or unusual or extraordinary cir } <; ninstances over wiiich the shift gr tntee | bave un con l ml. no aiinU u.»ve a I reu8oua blo time after such comliuonti ! cea f® to ej; i 8t - lu which to ay ^ tem as aforesaid, ^ ilfler t,hp "stabashmnt 1 a *fd installment of said system or wnt-l l ' r works, the said grantee shall uegbcfc *. ,r to supply» me said city or its i ln hamtants with water in ace»>r.sauce ' witn this trauchiee tor a period <*f six.v j ' la ^ a ' 1 rlleu l lU1 '* (rauohtso ahull bo r , . and iorteitnre n 1 „ , imiy im dt'daiod ! tint imi of the citv cfionwcil; a ill riif* said mmus. pipes, biterul.-. j,n.t' . i,e t.y ti.,s t j y tn>m jfa , s *i ro H aa,t i* » r*. .* 1 r,> bowevvr, ,t .an '.,jd gmn ee ' aha!1 ,)H in,aMle tiinùm lt -apply , f *" * a ter t-> said city » a j»;-! foil o -•! - t.y ji.C j. - (Job, or any other condition or eirouin stance not occasioned by the neglect or default of the said grantee, then said grantee shall be allowed reasonable time to put said system in repair and operation. Sec 9. 13 The word ''grantee" used herein shall be deemed to include in all oases the grantee herein, his heirs, as sociates, successors or assigns. Sec. 10. Unless the said grantee shall within thirty day s after this ordinance ij* approved by the mayor, file in writing with the city clerk his acceptance of this grant, this ordinance shall be void Sec. 11. Ah ordinances and parts of ordinances heretofore passed, inconsist ent with this ordinance shall be and the same are hereby repealed. Sec. 12. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage approval and publication. Approved May 14.1903. Notice to Sportsmen* The Bear Lake Fish and Game Protective association will hold meeting in the sample room north of the Hunter house next Monday* evening at 8 o'clock, interested in the preservation of the fish and game, whether members of the association ed to attend. a All persons or not, are request er Sale* 8 room frame house in Paris, of land young orchard close to academy. I also have 180 l acre acres of farm or pas ture land two miles west of Paris. Ténus easy to reliable parties, formation, apply to G. F, F or in Ashley, Paris, Ida. - » \ **, * T 5:,eop statistic*, ** 1 utional Association of Wool Manufacturers estimates the total nnm ^ er sheep and lambs in the United States as 04.842,028. the number honbs f 0 i the year 22 7"1 12,8 n,»i „1 lowing a 2 per r nt t'f'* al * count of l couut ntlu 1 f 0 es in wlnter - tliseaseg and bend - >«■'«» he ad now on hand. The to * fleece W0()1 Product of the United State ® for 1902 was 274,341 032 and P u , lled wool 42.000,000. making the to tal product for the The total fleece wool Wanted* A steady man, employment for the Good wages. In summer on a ranch, quire at this office. 18 of on ae year 310,341.032. „ . , scoured for the year Is estimated at 109,771,085 and adding the 28,140,000 of pulled wool, makes the total of 137.912,085. scoured wool scoured Fifty Years the Standard B 4 UN 6 POWDffi v I tan, . U|RMt Honors World's Fab »■*. a.," Ch .Sw.