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No. 18 MONTPELIER, IDAHO, FRIDAY, HAY 21, »909 VOL. XV SPLENDID SHOWING BY MONTPELIER SCHOOLS Exhibits at Educational Day Exercises Were Highly Praised—A Good Pro gram w as Rendered. „ Educational day for the MontpeUlby ier schools was enjoyed by all wholthen which werelihat attended the exercises, held in the high school building last In one room he Friday afternoon there was arranged a display of work from the various grades up t. and inc luding the s eventh: work consisted of lessons in\ draw ing cal. the He an of this and The ing, history, geography, language and arithmetic and from the classes that have taken manual training there was a splendid array of work, whi. h included paper cutting and folding, clav modi li ig, fancy stit ches in needle work, picture mount ing, book binding, spool knitting, raphia baskets, reed 1 askets and tied hand hags. Among the many excellent pieces of wood work, tnose deserving special mention were a log house with chimney, and furni within; a four.room house, ture papeted, carpeted and furnished. Ail were the handi-work of the smaller pupils, and with possibly one or two exceptions, the work was done without any special instruc ts ns from ihe teachers. the of A large flag was draped across the hall and at 2 p. m. the pupils of each room gave the flag salute separately, then all together they several patriotic songs and sang then marched through the exhibit room and out to their respective homes. A meeting was then held, which was attended by the teachers and a number of the patrons of the schools. Tue meeting was presided over by Mrs C E. Harris, president of the Gem of the Mountain club, program opened with a piano solo The Boise, Idaho, May 16. 1 be latest projected plan of the Hill interests is to purehiise ihe P»eitic & Idaho Northern road, and by including it in the Northern Pacific system ' n -!jf vade the Harriman territory fr< m . the north. Although absolute se erecy has been maintained by the parties to the transaction, it is learn-1 ed that a formal transfer of the HILL MAY INVADE HARRIMAN TERRITORY Pacific & Idaho Northern propery may be made in the next few days. Aassistant Manager Hoover of the P. & I. N. road has been in St. Paul for more than a week. He went as a representative of the local road, taking with him all data concerning the physical condition of the pro perty and of the surveys for the pro posed extension from Evergieeu down the Little Salmon river, thence down the Big Salmon to a point White Bird. There the survey near joins that of the Northern Pacific and it is to be the junction of the two roads, acoordingto the present plans. From Weiser it is suggested a Hill road may be built westward, extending to the coast and opening up a vast area of undeveloped terri tory. Such acquisition of the P. & ' T- N. property would mean the com-J pletion of tnat road oyer the pro jecled northern route, and actual .construction wotfld commence at once, as no lime would be lost by Hill in invading the Harriman terri lt is understood, tory. Council, will be made a division point for the Pacific Idaho Northern branch by the Northern Pacific in case the deal goes through. Rumors'll) this effect have stimu la id the realty market in the Ciun Anna Spongberg. Mrs. Spidell explained the educational work is being carried on by the club |jwomen of Idaho. Superintendent Banghart, in a hort talk, expressed the hope that he club women of Montpelier would lend their efforts toward mak ing our school system more practi cal. lie said there was need of mon advanced manual training and do mestic arts work, and as the school funds are insufficient to do mon the ladies might give their time and carry on the domestic arts course. He also s; oke of the great need f an organization for the young boys of the school. Mbs Muir spoke of the value of motion songs in schools. A clas from her room sang a dozen or moie pretty kindergarten songs suited to this season of the year. Miss Parry and Miss Mason each read a paper on Manual Training and Domestic science and their con. nection with the home and school a his Mrs. Kate Jones sang a pretty lullaby, «and Miss George read a paper on the Value of Play. The subject of the talks and pp pers were discussed informally and the meeting closed with an invita lion .to the mothers from M's. O. H Groo, on behalf of the Village Im provement society for the purpose of studying subjects pertaining to home and child training. AH spent some time viewing the exbibiis, which were by far the best ever shown by the schools, and speaks highly of the efficiency of the work tnat has been done this year. of oil valley the past few days. Values have been soaring not only in town lots but farm properly as well. E. M. Ileigho, vice president and general manager of the Pacific & j^no Northern, stated over the telephone that he had no official i;,] OW l e (jge 0 f a i,y such transaction jj iVln g been closed. When asked -!jf negotiations were not pending wUh lhe Northern Pacific, and p| oover was not in St Faul on si ch a mission, he declined to make any if statement. The Idaho Southern railway has filed certification of an increase in its capital stock from $2,000,000 to $8,000,000, the first step toward financing the extension of the Good ing-Milner road to Twin Falls and Oakley, Cassia county. Oakley will be ihe center of the proposed Goose Creek protect of 80,000 to be con structed by W. S. Kuhn and his associates, promoters of the Idaho Southern railway. IAMCC U U/Aj I 10 flltLLIv I ANfl^k A PI IIM a LAliUO n iLUm J. H. Wallis of Rexburg yesterday plucked the last important plum jfrom the tree of state when he was & elected pure food inspector by the unanimous vote of the state board of health. HiB selection was during'to the afternoon approved by Gover at nor Brady and today he assumes h : s by official duties with offices in the capitol building annex. From time to time Wallis hasbad a hold on the branches. He sought first to be commissioner of iramigi a tion and labor, after finishing bis du ties as clerk of the house in the Tenth session of the legislature. This place, however, was scheduled for the I (' ! t t L : : If Lj,. ,lk ~'r : \ * m / -w ; . w COPnt/CMT r, AFRICAN WARRIORS THAT ROOSEVELT WILL MEET DURING HIS HUNT. Among the African tribes that Colonel Roosevelt ami bis hunting party will encounter til Kast Africa none Is more picturesque than the Kavlrondo. These warriors paint their bodies with while path" adorn themselves with costly plumes, a hundred years old his warriors and engaged in incantations that precede a hunting expedition. clay and when on the "war Their principal chief Is nearly In tills picture he Is shown squatting near a group of WILL ADVERTISE IDAHO AT THE SEATTLE FAIR Governor Appoints Committee to Main tain Illustrated Lectures-Counties to Help Defray the Expense. and ing that Boise, May 17.—The Gem state will be one of the most extensively and best advertised states at the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific exposition in the event that the plans of advertis ing committee appointed by Govtr James H. Brady for the purpose ; of devising ways and means for the j the maintenance of an illusl rated lecture, ; nor descriptive of the resources and op | porlutiities of Idaho in conjunction with the Idaho exhibit at the exposi tion, are tarried out and co operation given by counties of the state the to The committee at a meeting held lately unanimously adopted resolu tions outlining plans for the publnb which will involve the ty campaign expenditure of between $6,000 at d $7,000 by ci unties of the state. The members of the committee in attend- s ance at the initial meeting in tl e of the Boise Commerçai are C. W. G ay, F. C. Fow. The looms club were man and Reilly Atkinson, committee called on Governor Brady ly and laid the plans before him, he heartily approviug the movement . and recommending that a permanent | organization of the committee be effected. Reilly Atkinson was ao oordiugly elected chairman, F. Bowman, secretary for southern Idaho, and Herman J. Rossi, secre tary for northern Idaho. It was decided at the meeting of the committee that a building auditorium should be erected on the exposition grounds, and two lectur. era, a mechanic and. clerk employed to properly carry on the publicity campaign. ■O. go north and fell to the lot of I Joseph P. Fallon, who several | s mouths ago succeeded Colonel Allan ' Miller. Wallis' cand'daey for the food in. spectorship was apparent at the first meeting of the board when a reor a ganization was effected and since that time his chances for appoint the meut have been considered good. President George H. Hyde openly declared himself as favoring the ap or 1 to The cost of erecting a building and oonduntil g the campaign dur. ing the exposition is estimated at *6,000 to $7.000. It is anticipated that at least 16 counties will be cain with siitticienlly interested in the ; paign to actively co-operate j the committee in raising funds and ; providing data and slides for the Each county will be so. | lectures, liciied to donate $500 to defray the expenses of the campaign. Each lecture will be about 30 minutes, the first 18 minutes to be devoted to the state in general, including resources and richness, showing the natural wonders and scenic attrae tions. d s ate, the counties to be taken up e alphabetically by the lecturers, who are to be supplied with material for their lectures by the counties. counties will be allowed to absolute The remaining 12 minutes will be devoted to a certain county of the ly dictate the nature of the lecture he relative to their respective counties, . By alternating the lectures in al | phtibctical order it is estimated that be ao of the The each couuty will receive a lecture on its special resources and attractions once every 36 hours. The committee, after instructing the chairman to write to the boards ■O. of I pointment of bis fellow townsman, | Inspector Wallis, who iB editor of the Rexburg Standard, was Uni led States commissioner at Rexburg in. first reor since good. ap of commissioners of the various counties and to the commercial clubs of the different cities of the state, asking them to take action in accordance with the plans agreed upon for the publicity campaign, adjourned. or 10 years, city attorney six consecu tive terms, ccrunty attorney, assist ant clerk in the Ninth and chief clerk in the Tenth session of the Recently he was elect legislature. ed president of the Southeastern Idaho Press club —Boise Statesman May 18. NEW TRAIN SCHEDULE ON THE SHORT LINE Fast Limited Trains Added Between Cheyenne and Portland—Good Con nections for Salt Lake. The new time card which went just into effect at midnight last Sunday No. night, provided for a number of im- arrive portant changes in the running time of passenger trains on the Oregon as Short Line system. The much talk, from ed of new fast trains between Chi oago and Portland were installed, ern They are known as Nos. 7 and 8. No. Another daily tram was also put on 12, between Salt Lake and Pocatello. The old trains Nos. f and 2 were eliminated and their places takeu by 11 and 12. The night trains Nos. 5 and 6 were retained and no chan, ges made in their hours of arrival at and departure from Montpelier. Salt Nos. 7 and 8 are known as the f»r "Chicago Portland Limited," and they are the finest equipped trains of ever run over the Short Line. They stop will carry |a>sengers destined for and regular stopping points only, and for besides the necessary stops for water the schedule provides for only seven stops between Green River and Huntington. Nos. 11 and 12 are local trains and stop at all stations. These trains make connections at McCdmmou for Ogden and Sa t Lake. Passen gers can now leave Montpelier at 12:40 p. in. and arrive in Salt Lake at 9 p. m. R turning they will leave Salt Lake at 9 a. m. and arrive in Montpelier at 7:15. For the Boise travel No. 11 will probably be the best train to take. The Boise sleeper will be attached to it at Pocatello,, and as heretofore passengers in this sleeper will be permitted to remain in their berths until 7 o'clock in the morning. However, passengers would not ne. cessarily need to take a sleeper as No. 11 arrives at Boise at 12:35 a. m., making the run from here in will Salt mail No. No. No. No. No. No. day put it is i DOINGS IN DISTRICT COURT THIS WEEK District court convened at Paris Monday with Judge Budge on U e bench. The first day was devoted to hearing motions and demurrers and setting cases for trial. Citizenship papers were issued to C. Teuscher of Geneva. ( After argument by the counsel m the case of the C. W. & M. Co\ vs. M. L. De Julien, the court disA missed the case at plaintiff's cost. Decrees of diyorce were granted to Sarah Reed and Margaret Mes serlie as prayed for in their com p'aints. The other divorce casei on the docket were continued fo • the term. The case of Martha Hill vs. Oil - ver Jacobsen, to quiet title, was continued for the term. I The case of J. B. Wrabek ip. Western Umou Telegraph Co. w/aa dismissed at plaintiff's cost, case of City of Montpelier vs. Crane was dismissed at defendant's up for be the al that The on editor Uni the in cost. In the case of the state vs. Chtw. Porter, charged with stealing cat tier the jury returned a verdict of not 'guilty. The case of Jacob Jones, et al vs. Montpelier Irrigation district was dismissed at plaintiff's cost, other cases against the district will be heard later before Judge Walters of the Fourth district. The assist chief the In the case of Quayle vs. Ream, which was heard yesterday, the jury elect fiund for the plaintiff in the sum of $902 50. trial in this case. Thia is the second In first trial the just 12 hours. In leavir g here on No. 6 at 2:10 a. in. a person will arrive in Boise at 2:80 p. m. Nos. 5 and 8 will be mail trains, as usual. No. 8 will bring mail from all points west and take on eastern mail here. The heavy east, ern mail that formerly came in on No. 1 now arrives on No. 11. No. 12, east bound, will not carry mail, Letters for Salt Lake mailed in ti e Green River. This mail will reach Salt Lake the next morning in time f»r the first deliver.,. Below we give the time of arrival of trains at Montpelier. All trains stop here 5 minutes, expect Nos. 11 and 12, which remain 20 minutes for lunch: postoffice here by 12 o'clock, noor, will be sent out on No. 11 and reach Salt Lake at 9 p. m. Salt Lake mail will also be sent on No. 8 via WESTBOUND No. 5, Orgoen Express, ,2:10a. m. No. 7, Chicago-Portland, Limited.5:20 p. m. No. 11, Pacific Express.. 12:20 p. in KA8TBOUND No. 0, Eastern Express.. 5:15 a. m. No. 8, Cbicago-Portland, Limited No. 12, Atlantic Express .7:15 p. m. Under the new schedule Pocatello becomes quite an important railroad center as 12 passenger trains per day now arrive and depart from the Gate City. This number wTl be increased to 14 two weeks later when the Yellowstone Park train is put on between Salt Lake and ibe park entrance. This is quite different from what it was about ten years ago. there were only four passenger trains in and out of Pocatello each day and they were all night trains. 2:30 p. in. Tb. n jury found for the plaintiff in the sum of *756.54. The case of McKenna vs. Miller is being tried today. Strong and Stai k vs. Western Un i *n Telegraph Co. is set for tomor row. The case of e to m • - was I ip. w/aa The case of the Montpelier Mill ing, Co. vs. the City of Montpelier has been set for trial next Tuesday. IMPROVEMENTS AT HOT SPRINGS Stanley Rich came up from Salt Lake last Saturday and has taken charge of the Hot Springs for the season. He informed us yesterday that a number of improvements were being made at the springs, and others would bo made next year. Nearly 200 shade trees bave been planted along the lake shore, a pi« r is now being constructed for the ac commodation of the steamer which will ply on the lake this season, another long shed is being construct ed for the use of those who wish to eat lunches there, several tents will be fitted up lor those who may wish to camp there by the wee building is being erected and during the season a complete stock of can ned goods and groceries, such as arc used for campers and for picnic lunches, will be carried. Ice cream will also be served each Sunday, either by the dish or in bulk, as well as various kinds of soft drinks. Next year an additional bath house, larger than the present one, will be constructed and other improvements made that will make the springs an attractive place for pleasure seek Chtw. tier not vs. was will A store The Ream, jury sum second the era.