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The MONTPELIER EXAMINER,
PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY BY THE EXAMINER PUBLISHING CO Limited. •* C. E. WRIGHT, Editor and Manager. SUBSCRIPTION RATES: One Year, $1.50 in advance. Entered at the postoffice at Montpelier, Idaho, as second class matter Six Months, $1.00 Montpelier, Bear Lake Co., Idaho, October 6, 1905 LET'S GO AFTER THEM. The Sugar City Times says that 400 persons will be employed in and about the sugar factory there during the run this season. Figur ing the average salary of those em ployes at only $2 per day, that means that something like $65,000 will be paid out at Sugar City for To this will be added wages alone, thousands of dollars more that will be paid to the beet raisers in the immediate vicinity of the town. Think of this vast sum of money that is to be put into circulation, and then say, will you, that a sugar factory isn't worth having in a com munity. Wouldn't it sound good to the business men and citizens generally in Montpelier, if the Ex aminer could announce about this time next year that a sugar factory was to open here for the season's run and that from 300 to 400 people would be employed during the time. That a factory is slated for Bear Lake county, we have every reason to believe, but it will not likely be located at Montpelier unless an ef fort is made to get it, and we be lieve it can be landed if we go after it in the right way. We are not in the habit of "hit ting a dream pipe" but while enjoy ing the fragrant fumes of Duke's Mixture as they roll up from our old cob pipe, we can see many good things instore for Montpelier. Some! of these good things cannot be 0 b- ! tamed, howeyer, unless the people get out and hustle for them. With the completion of a water system we can see new brick and 1 concrete business bouses being erected on Main street. With the consolidation of our ! two school districts and the erection of a high school building, we can see people coming here to enable their children to obtain a high school education. With the completion of the irri gation district's canal, we can see the farms along the canal improving value and increasing in product iveness. in With the establishment of a sugar factory in the immediate vicinity of town, we can see our merchants doing three or four times the annual business they now do; we can see the deposits in our banks swelling to more than double what they are hundreds of new vac.tnt now; we can see dwellings dotting our now lqts; we can see happiness, content ment and prosperity beaming from i the face of everybody in our valley. With the quieting ot the title to the phosphate beds east of town, we càn see the building up of a new in dustry, the value of which to the j town is now almost inestimable. With the consummation of all these good things, and not one of j them is impossible, Montpelier | would soon spring from a town of 2000 to one of 15,000 or 20,000. Let us take the first step on this great march of push, progress and prosperity by voting unanimously for water works on Oct. 30. Then go after and land the sugar factory. After we have taken these two steps, the others will come easy. Is there a man in Montpelier with koul so dead, who still to himself «ays that he will vote against the water works bonds? Well, the long expected has happened, and a half dozen of Montpelier's old wooden business houses are in ashes. on ay night stire was a stronger argument 111 avor of the need of water works than all the words that could possibly he written or spoken • President Roosevelt is back in the White House after enjoying one of hl8 "strenuous'' vacations. He will now buckle down to work and get bl8 message and other business in ®bape for Congress, which he will 800n have on his hands. .. . . 1 . The fire bug seems to be hovering Within the past two months Orangeville, Lew iston, Payette, Boise and Pocatello have been visited by this property destroying fiend, and this week Montpelier experienced a $25,000 blaze. over Idaho these days. With a system of water works and the appliance for fighting fire, such as most towns of this size have, last Monday night's fire could easily have been confined to the building in which it started, and prompt action with a good stream of water would even havo saved that building from total destruction. With Cleveland holding down a soft berth with the Equitable Life f THEY ARE HERE THE QUAKER AND HIS BIG VAUDEVILLE SHOW &&& ■ .<■ if * > m CONSISTING OF Comedians, Singers and Dancers v Ü -4 ' -, ■ . ■M 9 m -r i :■ m } IN A SERIES OF EN TERTAINMENTS AT v THE OPERA HOUSE. CHANGE OF PROGRAM v EACH NIGHT v •V fir : y } BROTHER EDWARD Every Night Next Week Admission only IO Cts DON'T MISS IT Insurance Co., Parker drawing $100,000 a year as a corporation counge i an( j Bryan now en route on a p i eagure trip aroU nd the world, it does seem that fate is dealing gently with our democratic ex-president and ex-would-be presidents. For the first six months of this yea r the sale of local tickets on the Short Line m Idaho-that is, tickets 80 ld fiom one point in the state to some other point within the state, exceeded the sale of both local Hub information tickets and tickets to points outside the state during the corresponding period last year. was imparted to us the other day by a gentleman from Salt Lake, and he receiyed his information from are! liable source. This record of ticket sales is a forcible illustration of the rapid growth in Idaho's population, and it is also evidence that her peo P le are eat h y ear becoming better fixed financially. W. J. Bryan announces that he intends to take an active part in politics for the next twenty-five years. Well, we guess, no one has any objections. He hasn't done any particular harm during the past twenty-fiye years, and it is not likely t> * j Besides, that he will in the future, Billy is rather an entertaining talker, and people generally like to hear him expound on his "paramount issues." He will probably return from his tour around the world with a big grip full of issues." new "paramount Marvin Williams, lecturer, teacher, ha " orist aa, J wri * er - delighted his Female College Monday^ight-^He te a "live wire" on the pla tforrn and is rap idly taking his place as the foremost of G eor Km s brilliant entertainers.—La Grange, Ga., Reporter. Mr. Williams will appear at thePresby terian church Thursday evening Qct 12, i n "Jolly Evening." Tickets on sale at Riter Bros. Drugstore. Reserved seats cents, : why Do You Wait? W ßefoi° we speak oü^kïm.fy^w'î,!** An ^ h ^ 1> n o^a , wh°Ä can'Lheard? Why' do we wait till hands are laid Close-folded, pulseless, ere we place Within them roses sweet and rare And lilies in their flawless grace 7 Why do we wait till eyes are sealed To light and love in death s deep trance Dear wistful eyes—before we bend Above them with impassioned glance? Why do we wait till hearts are still To tell them all the love is . . ours, give them such late m»«d of praise d lay above them fragrant flowers? And oh. let us heed the living friend Who walks tth us life's common wavs Watching our eyes for look of love * And hungering for a An How oft we, careless wai* till life's Sweet opportunities are past And break our "alabaster box Of ointment" at the very last 7 word of praise! —Exchange.