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&•*>£ ONTPE - 3 % , U*\ NO. 38 MONTPELIER. IDAHO, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER It, 1904. VOLJX. " ! of Granger» Starts a.] AN OBJECT LESSON. Dave Account for His Little Son« David Bagley of Granger, the city la«t Friday and Saturday. One object of Mr. Bagley's visit here wal* to make his semi-annual deposit ip the Bank of Montpelier for his tbree-vear-old son, John. Two yeajrs aud a half ago Mr. and Mrs. Barley conceived the idea of starting a bank account for their son and at t pat time deposited 117 to the boy'^i fcredit in *the bank here. Every sijr months since Mr. Bagley has renewed the deposit, adding the accrued ipterest to the principal and such amounts as they have given the boy fjrom lime to time to put in a little bank at home. Last Satur was in agley added $28.50 to the day Mr. bank accoant, which at that time, to $86.38, with interest emount for six mjonths. This gives the lad a bank account of Over $115. Mr. Bagley sajys that he intends to con this method until bis son reaches tjie age when he may wish to invest the money in some enter prise or engage in some line of busi ness. As the boy grows older they will impress Upon him the wisdom of saving liis spare change and add it to his bank account, instead of tmue I spending it foolishly. If young John Bagjey profits by the lessons of saving jhat his parents teaching tim, when he reaches the age of 21 years he "will have suf ficient capital to enable him to en gage iu business on quite - an exten sive scale. are now Mr. and Mrs. Bagley are certain ly to be commended for the course they are pursuing for their son, and if more parents would adopt a pol icy of this kind, instead of furnish ing their children with money with their childish de which to satisfy sires m buying unnecessary things squandering it recklessly, they the pleasure in later years of seeing their sons embark in profitable and legitimate busi of being forced, as is ie, to expend money to >y out of trouble. or would ha 1 some ness, instep - often the ç help their l Both banlksin Montpelier condnet savings departments in which de - Ill * „„„ frsam si posits are liken tn any sum from »1 up and interest paid thereon. If the young boys of our town, who are m the h|abit of earning money bv doing olid jobs, would acquire . . i • «I a the habit of] depos g j thus earnedL or such portions of it as they do not absolutely need, they would be Surprised at the sixe of ["the bank accounts they would have in a few years. They will find that the habit of saving thus acquired in their yonnger days will cling to them through life and will be the means of enabling them to journey along the "sunny side of easy street," at the time of life when they most need the comforts that wealth will provide. Killed by a Hand Car* Noah Mathesen, section foreman at Waterfall, was instantly killed, last Saturday morning shortly after 8 o'clock. The particulars of his death as near as can be learned from the Jap section men are as follows: Mr. Mathesen, with his section crew, started out from Waterfall on the hand car to begin the day's Irork. The Japs were "pumping'' ; the car and he was sitting on the front end of it. When about three miles east of Waterfall a coyote jumped up from near the railroad track, and Mr. Mathesen turned to watch it, when he suddenly fell from the car, and directly in front of it. The Japs stopped the oar as quickly as possible and picked the body up, which had been pushed They along in front of the car. offered Mr. Mathesen a drink but m 9Bf * ■ he was unable to swallow the water, and died in a few minutes without The supposition is saying a word, that his neck was broken by the fall. Mr. Mathesen had been foreman at Waterfall since last April. Prev ious to that time he had worked for the Montpelier Lumber Co. remains were brought here Saturday afternoon and taken to Ovid. The funeral was held there Wednesday afternoon. The The deceased was about 35 years of age and besides his mother, brother and two sisters, he leaves a wife and three sons to monrn his untimely death. w Mr. Mathesen carried life insur ance to the amount of $2,000. He was a man of good character and was held in high esteem by all who knew him. The W. 0* W* Social. The social given by the Women of Woodcraft last Saturday evening was a success socially and financial iy- There was a short musical pro- K«"» » n which all the numbers were * ndew , by , Utl<( foIki> >lid did i n t |j e guessing contest Nellie Gee won the prise. The "grab bag" afforded amusement for both old and young, and the fortune teller revealed the future to the many who sought aid. The pump pj e eo ffee were delicious, Those present spent a most delight fnl evening. rr WAS AN AWFUL LANDSLIDE Roosevelt and Fairbanks Sweep the Country with Overwhelming Majorities. REPUBLICANS EVEN SURPRISED AT RESULT Roosevelt's Majority in the Electoral College will be 210-Idaho Rolls up about 25,000 for Roosevelt and Gives Gooding Nearly as Large a Vote-Glory Enough for One Day* The American people have again recorded their choice for president and there have been but few prev ious elections at which they have made their choice known to the world in such emphatic tones as they did last Tuesday. The result is a magniticient triumph for Presi dent Roosevelt Mid the republican Even the most sanguine re p* rt y* MB . publicans were surprised, and the democrats were simply "knooked Every state that had $3 speechless, been classed as "doubtful" by both republican and democratic managers, swung into line and rolled up splen did majorities for Roosevelt and with one or two exceptions, the en tire republican state ticket, cording to the latest returns the electoral vote will stand as follows: Ac For Roosevelt. 10 California.. Connecticut Colorado... Deleware... Idaho.. Illinois. 7 Indiana •v 5 8 ..10 3 4 6 ' 8 27 15 18 Iowa.. Kansas...,. Maryland. Montana. Maine. Massachusetts.. Minnesota. Michigan. Missouri. Nebraska. ...... Nevada. New Hampshire New York.. H 6 16 11 18 8 80 9 9 10 13 New Jersey. North Dakota.. 4 28 Ohio 4 Oregon.... Pennsylvania..... Rhode Wand,.... South Dakota..... Utah. Vermont. Washington...... West Virginia.... Wisconsin........ Wyoming... 84 4 .4 •#•4 #♦»••**• • • • s 3 4 ft 7 18 3 .343 Total.i For Parker. 11 Alabama .. Arkansas..... .. Florida. Georgia.. :. Kentucky.. , Louisiana. Mississippi. 9 18 ..... .13 North Carolina. South Carolina.. Tennessee . Texas.. Virgina. Total. . Necessary to elect, 389. While the republicans of Idaho are rejoicing over the result in the nation, the result on th* state ticket increases tinjr joy a thousand fold. The state roils up a majority of about £0,000 for Roosevelt and Gooding will fall but little behind him. Gooding carries every county in the state except Blame. There wont be more than a half dosen democrats in the legislature, and m a number of counties they did not elect even a precinct officer. The result in the nation and the state is so good that we really haven't the nerve* to humiliate our democratic friends any more by crowing about 13 9 12 8 UK 138 : ww it. In Bear Lake county there were close to 2400 votes cast and Roose velt's majority is in the neighbor hood of 800, while Gooding car ries the county by a magnificent majority of about 1200. With the exception of Whitman, Beckman and Hoge, the republican county ticket is elected by majorities tang ing from 160 to 667. The demo crats elect Dalrymple, sheriff, by about 80; Robt. Shepherd, treaftuv er by 153 and Eugene Hart school superintendent by 350. W. L. Rich defeats Judge Rich for the senate by 214; Gray and Richards defeat their opponents by majorities of over 400. Allred is elected commissioner by 214, Shep herd by #64 and Wright by 498. Kunx for probate judge leads the ticket with a majority of 667, Budge has 425 and Dunford 462. Montpelier precinct surprised the natives by electing the republican candidates for |justice§ of the peace and constable. Elsewhere Jn this issue we pub lish the unofficial returns of the connty by precincts. In two of the precincts we failed V> gat the vote on the national and state ticket.