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The Montpelier Theatre.
This recently built theatre, with a seating capacity of six hundred, was erected by Messrs. O. Spongberg and Jos. Bagley at a cost approximating $10,000, and is furnished with a view to the comfort of its patrons. During the present season it has several times been filled to capacity by appreciative audiences, due to the high class attractions Isioked by the management. Untier the experienced and intelli gent management of Mr. Phillip Thomas, this theatre will doubtless enjoy the best theatrical bookings coming to Idaho. During periods not devoted to the drama this theatre is devoted to moving pictures, with a nightly change of films and ilhistrared songs. Here also is frequently seen pro ductions by tfie home dramatic com pany, whose known ability is of more than local fame, several of its members having in times past, been in the professional ranks. Thos. S. Enos. Thos. S. Enos, the subject of this sketch, is a native of Springfield, 111., and has been a resident of Bear Lake county for seven years. Six and a half years ago Mr. Enos, established the Enos Harness Go., of Montpelier, which is one of the lead ing harness concerns of the state. The Company occupies handsome quarters ih the new Cruikshank block and has a floor space of 20x100 feet. This does not include the de partment devoted to the washing and oiling of harness, which will hold 50 sets of oiled harness and is equip ped with every facility for first-class werk. In fact, from the best sources of information, it is estimated that more harness is treated here than in any other shop of similar capacity in the United States. Mr. Enos also conducts an enter prise known to the trade as the Enos System—a system which involves the washing, cleaning and treating of harness in the most scientific man ner. The system has many patrons throughout the United States and was orignated Dy Mr. Enos. A very fine and complete stock characterizes this store as up to date; where everything appertaining to the trade may be had. Mr. Enos is a booster for Bear Lake county and his hustling qualities are an asset to the omemunity. He is also an active member of the Odd Fellows fraternity. Mrs. E. E. Rinehart. Tlie popular Kandy Kitchen and Magazine Shop of Montpelier is con ducted by Mrs. Rinehart. This business was started a year and a half ago and is compete in its equipment of all the finest candies on the market, liesides the fresh and delicious candies manufactured by the firm. A fine soda fountain com pletes the confectionery department, while fresh fruits are handled in sea son. This store is also headquarters for all the popular magazines, magazine published can be obtained on short notice, if not already in stock. Mrs. Rinehart is active in M. E. Church circles, as well as the charit nble enterprises of Montpelier. Any Sidney Stevens Implement Co. The branch house of this well known company was established here twenty-four years ago. The parent house was established in 1H66 in Og den, Utah and is the oldest imple ment house in the West—the first wagons and implements being hauled into Ogden by team. Mr. G. E. Gardner is manager of the local house and is a native of London, England. He has been a resident of Bear Lake county for tnirty-flve years and served Mont pelier as city treasurer for five years. Mr. F. H. DePuy is also connected with the local house in the capacity of special agent and has been a resi dent here for one year. He is a nat ive of New Jersey. Tlie interests of the trade are well cared for by these gentlemen and they report a very good business for the year past. The territory covered by this branch house includes Star Valley, Rich county, Bannock county and Bear Lake county. The Royal Bakery. This modern equipped bakery was opened last February by Otto Peter eit, Prop., who is well versed in tlie art of baking in all its branches. The oven capacity at a baking is 300 loaves. The firm does a wholesale and retail business and Mr. Petereit re ports a steadily growing demand for the output. Fancy pastries and cakes for special occasions can be furnished by this firm on very short notice. A fine line of fresh pastries and cakes is on hand daily. Mr. Petereit has been a resident He Is a member of the Odd Fel here three and one-half years and is a native of Germany. lows. Samuel L Lewis Mr. S. J.. Lewis is one «if tli** load ing merchants of Montpelier, and as the proprietor of the Fair Store, has established an enviable reputation for fair dealing, which has given hint a large patronage from all over the county. The Fair Store carries a very complete line of dry goods, ladies' and gentlemen's furnishings and general merchandise. This business has been established for twenty three years and each year shows an ever increasing trade. Mr. Lewis is a member of the Ma sonic and Odd Fellows Orders. Cache Knitting Works. This is a hsaneh store of the well known firm with headquarters at Logan, Utah. The Montpelier branch is under ^lie management of J. G. Merrill, Jr. who reports a very successful busi ness year. The local house has two salesmen out alt the time and more will he added as business warrants. Mr. Merrill was born in Montpelier ami was educated here and subse quently took a four year Commercial course in the Agricultural College at Logan, Utah. Nielsen Furniture Co. This firm established by J. C. and Thor C. Nielsen sixteen years ago, is now managed by M is. Selma Xihlsen. For years this furniture company has been known as the "Old Reli able" and well it merits the distinc tion as is attested by the Inrge patronage from all over the county. All commodities sold here are guaranteed a lid prices are consistent with the quality of the goods. iris and »■».BLOCK»™] The Mose Lewis Block, Montpelier. Mr. Lewis, who conducts one of the most widely known dry goods and clothing establishments in Southeastern Idaho, began business in Montpelier over twenty years ago. and first floor of the above building, which was erected last year, strictly up-to-date stock of merchandise. The second floor is being fitted up for a first class rooming house. Mr. Lewis is president of the Montpelier Commer-ial Club and is ceded to he one of the city's most public spirited men and has been identi fied with all projects tending to the county's welfare, future of B -ar Lake comity mud Montpelier in particular is evinced by the fact that all his investments atul holdings of real estate are confined to this county. He now occupies the entire basement with a con His faith in the City Meat Market. Frank Jones established the City Meat Market in 18KSI and is one of Montpelier's foremost "boosters". He is at present mayor of Montpe lier. At his new market will be found one of the finest establishments in the state of Idaho, as no money has been spared to make this market sanitary to the highest degree known to modern science. The equipment waif installed at a cost approximating $5000. Mr. Jones was born in Montpelier and has been a resident here for 41 years. John S. Jewett. Five years ago Mr. Jewel establish ed his general livery feed and sale stables. This is a first class establishment in every respect and enjoys a liberal patronage, both locally and from the traveling public. The present quarters will stable one hundred head of horses. The service is completed» all Its branches and* the best possible service extend ed to patrons. Mr. Jewett has lieen in the livery business for a long time anti he owns a 320 acre farm just outside of the city limits in Montpelier Canyon. He devotes this farm to raising grain and hay and also to the raising of horses. Mr. Jewett is a native of Ogden, Utah, and is a member of the Odd Fellows and Modern Woodmen of America. Geo. W. Walton & Son. The hay and feed business of the above firm was established at the be ginning of this year and a little later the well equipped livery service was added. Geo. \V. Walton is the owner of a 1000 acre ranch in Wyoming, devoted to the raising of hay and grain, and also stock raising on a large scale. On this ranch he has six registered stallions and a large number of horses and as the needs of the livery busi ness requires, tie can draw from this source of supply, some of the finest horses to he found in the country. F.very branch of the livery business is provided for in their ample quart ers and it is the rule here to have every service first class. A large camp yard supplies the needs of transients at a small cost. The barns nre large and well con structed and buggy sheds are being built to meet requirements. The members of the drill are Geo. W. Walton and his son. Geo.O. Wal ton. Under their competent manage ment Montpelier is assured of first class service in every particular. Geo O. Walton Music House This popular music house was tahlished by Mr. Geo. O. Walton in January. 190». Mr. Walton is a native of Wyoming and lias been engaged in file music business for eight years. This house does a large business outside of Montpelier, as well ns here and the territory covered is Uinta County Wyo., Lake Counties, Idaho, makes a specialty of the celebrated Baldwin Piano, made by the Bald win Piano Co. of Cincinnati, who es Bannock and Bear The house operate four factories in tlie United States. The ware roo;its contain a very complete line of pianos, phonographs, musical instruments of all kinds and sheet music. The firm has established a record for reliability and fair dealing that insures continued success. organs, King & Grosjean The Palace Barber Shop, conduct ed by Messrs. King & Grosjean, is one of the finest appointer! shops in Eastern Idaho. The building which they occupy was recently completed and was built, especially for them, according to plans, having in view all the con veniences for a first class establish ment. The shop is handsomely ap pointed and is equipped with every modern device, and presents an at tractive appearance, has lieen made to offer every conven ience in tlie bath, which is modern in every detail. The shop proper is equipped with three handsome chairs an electric massage machine, and a shoe shining stand and every fixture to be found in a first class shop. Mr. Charles King has lieen a resi dent of this county for sixteen years and is a native of Utah. Mr. Edward Grosjean has resided here for twenty years and is a native of Switzerland. Both of these gentlemen are first class workmen of long experience and their establishment is deservedly popular. Special effort 8= 33 B 33 B S3 S Summer Goods Must Go 33 33 B 33 33 33 S3 31 We have made Big Reductions in all sr Summer Goods in order to move them. 3 3 3 S3 Big Bargains in Ready-to-wear Dresses, Suits, Waists and Skirts. We have some splendid bargains in Mens, Womens and Childrens Shoes. Boys and Mens Clothing to Close Out at One Half Price. 33 .33 B 33 33 33 33 .33 33 3 33 33 3 33 33 33 38 3 fifAS/fßU/fH&frEtrse a AfOAtrm/f/t, /DA//0 F H 33 33 ^imuuiiiuuiaauumiimuaauiuimmiauuamaiiauiuaamuiuuaiauiuiuuauiiaiaii (harts cafe AND RESTAURANT I T. B. HART & SONS, Props. Try Our Noon-day Lunch, It's a Winner We offer first class service in connection with short orders supplies from the best the market offords. : : Special attention given to after theatre parties, etc. OPEN DAY AND NIGHT ONLY WHITE HELP EMPLOYED FOOT OF MAIN STREET ^Montpelier % IdahoJI