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EXAMINER. VOL. XVII MONTPELIER, IDAHO, FRIDAY, HAY 12, iqm 5 No. is * H. N. DALRYMPLE NAMED AS CHIEF OF POUCE Edw. French, Night Man-Appointments Prompt ly Confirmed-Council Employs Two Men to Audit the Gty Records. Chief of Police, ex-officio rood overseer, Henry H. Dairy tuple. Night Police, Edw. French. City Attorney, A. B. Gough City Physician, Dr. D'Orr Poya ter. Chief of fire department, A. E. • Thiel. The above appointmenU were an nounced by Mayor Hoff at the coun cil meeting last Saturday night, and the same were promptly confirmed. All the appointees have entered upon their duties except Mr. Dalrympie,. who will don the chief, of police's ■tar next Tuesday morning. The Sidney Btevens Co. petition ed the counoil for the privilege of tapping the water main at a point opposite their new implement house for the purpose of installing a priv ate water system for fire protection, similar to that recently installed by the C. W. A M. Co. The petition brought out considerable discussion, the main point being whether or not the city should charge the eempany any rental for the water. The mat. ter was finally - )aid over until the next meeting of the council, Wed nesday night, M»y 17. In response to invitations, AI Thiel and W. C. Lambert of the city and Short Line fire departments, were present and talked over the fire department sitnatioa with the conn, oil. Mr. Thiel, reviewed the work that had been done by the volunteer department since its organization, and tbs effort he had put forth to keep up interest in the department, hot owing to same differences which had arisen between the former coun cil and the department, the members had gradully lost interest in the work and no meetings had been held for some time. The Mayor and members of the oouncil each assured Mr. Thiel that this administration would give the fire department its hearty moral support and such financial aid as conditions would permit. Counoil. men Lewis and Sullivan also ex pressed themselves as being willing to contribute personally in case im. mediate funds were needed with which to put the fire department upon its feet again. Chief Thiel stated that he would r UNIFORM SYSTEM OF RY. SIGNALS Washington, D. C, May 8—A bill introduced by Representative French provides s uniform system of signals to be used in the operation of railroad trains in all parta of the country, and the meaanre has direct, ed attention to the fact that in the operation of different railroads there are wide différences in the meaning of signals that govern the dispatch, ing and operating of trains on the railroads. American Railway Association it authorized to designate to the Inter, state Commerce Commission within six months "a standard oode of rnles for the operation of railroad trains both under the time interval or time dispatching system, and the «pace interval for Mock system, in cluding a code of hand, lamp, flag and whistle signals for authorising the movements of trains, loeomo. tivea or oars and for indicating the classification of trains. " The objeot of the bill is to remedy the confusion and to save the accidents which often occur by reason of the differ, ent système of sign s Is am different lines of t kil rend n It has been pointed out that frequently trainmen in different parts of the county are compelled to operate traffic over several lines of railroad having dif ferent codes and signals on a tingle trip, the confusion thus occasioned sometimes proving disastrous. Mr. French has also inlroduosd a Under the Mil the oall the members together at an early ijate, and thought that there would be no trouble in getting the depart, n^ent into active working order un. I The city council held another prolonged session Wednesday night. The Mayor and all councilmen were present except Robison. Sullivan of the finance committee [stated that the committee bad been able to go over the reports of the « M officers sufficiently to enable the ittee to make an intelligent »•port or to make up the annual financial statement. The question of permitting the Sidney Stevens Implement Co. to Up the water main with a two-inch tap for the purpose of insulting a fire hydrant in their new building, proved to be a knotty one for the council to settle and nearly three hours were taken np in "rag chew ing" before it was finally determined to grant the company's request. As a means of preventing a waste of time and speech should other firms make similar requests, the ordinance committee was instructed to draft an ordinance covering the "sticking poinu" on the question. The clerk was instructed to ad vertise for bids for street sprinkling and also bids for the construction of a fish ladder at the water works dam. The general improvement com mittee was instructed to purchase and have planted 80 shade trees in the cemetery. Sullivan of the finance ooraihittee thought that it was absolutely sential that the records and accounts of the city should be audited and recommended that the council em. ploy |two lqcal men to do the work. He said the committee had Ulked with M. F. Whitman and H. W. Hungerford and he was satisfied that they were competent to audit the records and give the oouncil a correct report of the financial sUtus of the city. These gentlemen were present and stated that they would do the work for 95 per day each. After some discussion on the ques tion these men were employed to do the work and report to the oouncil at the earliest dau possible. es. RAW WOOL GOES ON FREE LIST a fit to ths sute Washington, May 8.—That the ways and means committee will put raw wool on the free list in revising ■obedule K, was declared to|be prac tically oertian today, and resulted in a caucus of the Democratic dele gation from New York, at which 18 members deolared themselves in fav. or of free raw wool and four argued against it. All pledged themselves to abide by the decision of the full Democratic oaucus. bill relating to the forest reserves of Idaho. Following the allotment of practioally a million mores of school laud to Idaho by the federal govern, ment, fully one-third of this land was afterward placed in the forest reserve. The purpose of Mr. French's bill is to restore this great area to the State itself from which it has arbitrarily been withdrawn. Since the lands properly belong to the state, the object of the legisla tion is to fix an agreement upon other blocks of agricultural and other lands within the state that are now property of the government, and to have such lands granted to the state in lieu of the acreage lost under the Forest Reserve Act. Both of the above measures are to be pressed at the present session of Congress and the recovery of all this land will be a substantial bene 'FiREPROOF." y/A i m rm '» 7 7, /A T / // PC str m / V/'O 7h / Y//a à ■7.m mESjp! ;Ä k 7/ / t / / / IN / h lv ' 7 0) vM'll Û 1 I» 1 M, 1 / f \V| III / • » *£æ IM •I* / g^llllliaglHBTOiA^ *4 m KH -f/y V(! x m 7 U// w. '/ 7 ft *£ • s P ». —Macau ley in Now York World. WAS 83 YEARS ON MAY FIRST On May 1st, gladsome May when the green of spring is scheduled to blossom and bloom the hills and dales when all nature seemed aroused from the chrysalis of winter to smile upon mankind, a day flting to be set apart for the anniversary of any man's birth, fifty members of the Budge family gathered In the Commercial Club room in honor of the 88rd anni versary of the birth of President Wm Budge of the Logan temple. Quite a number of the friends of the president were present on the memorable occasion, among them being Apostle C. W. Penrose of Salt Lake, President Joseph Shepherd, William L. Rich, J. W. Stucki and Walter Hoge of Paris and James H. Wallis of BolBe, Idaho. * On this occasion the oldest son of the family, Arthur Budge, fittingly* presided. President Budge In a feeling ad dress told of his gratitude iu being spared to view that gathering and in fatherly exhortation, commended them to stand by the gospel truth, and to be faithful through all. Apostle Penrose spoke of his early association with the venerable man, while laboring In England preaching the gospel of Christ, and relating many Interesting incidents of that friendship which has lasted through out their lives All the other visitors spoke In a similar strain. Then the business of er . . . officers of the Budge Association was | gone through. At 2 o'clock an excellent repast was partaken of by all present. The grave of "Aunt Lizzie" Budge was visited in the afternoon and part of the affair in sustaining the decorated. A social was given in the evening at the residence of Mrs. Julia Nibley and a right jolly time was spent. The excellent health of the presi dent and the love which the people of the community bear him is most marked and the Republican joins with the rest- in congratnlations on reaching the 88rd milestone of life's journey.—Logan Republican. Academy students, Ream g ot 25. Bear Lake Boy Wins In Athelic Contest. At the second annual Athletic meet' held on the Academy of Idaho Cam pus in Pocatello last Saturday after noon, Lee Ream of Dingle, was the winner in several contests, and as his total points scored more than any other contestant, he was awarded a beautiful loving cup, which was off ered as a prize to the best all-aroupd athlete. Mr. Ream Woh~Tn the hammer throw contest by throwing the ham mer 118 feet and 6 inches. In the shot-put Ream stood third ; he was third In the 880 yard dash; third in the high jump and second in the run ning broad jump. In the pole vault and low hurdle contests Ream was first. Of the 91 points won by the The Idan-ha hotel at Soda Springs soon ta be thrown open to the pub lic again. is WONDERS OF THE WIRELESS TELEGRAPH After July no passenger steamer carrying fifty or more passengers to sail as far as two hundred miles, will be permitted to leave port unless equipped with wireless telegraph ap paratus. This is a law of congress. Most of the large steamers on the sea and lakes are already supplied. Within the past year the wireless telegraph has saved nearly $12,<IOO,(HKI and thousands of lives that were in jeopardy. It lias become one of the essentials of passenger steamers and the c nected story of what the wireless lms been to disabled ships In the past two years, would make more fascinating reading than a fairy tale. And men are gaining more and more control over It every year, and the messages are being sent and received over larg er and longer distances. And si ill there is an instinct which is growing stronger and stronger iu the souls of men that wireless telegraphy is as yet, not half developed. It may he a feeling that grows out of hope only, hut it is a very sweet one. It may come of the growiug belief that this world and the next are not far apart, and that as electricity is the very life of the world and at tin same time the perfect conductor of the messages that the wifeless flings Into space ; who knows that It will not sometime send a message that will strike on that oilier shore and very that an answer may come hack over the soundless waste and be recorded 8ome gtation here? It haH a voice which the roar of angered oceans cannot still; ii has a substance which the hurricane eim nut heat hack; it has wings which defy storm and cold and heal, and which brings messages tied to those wings; why should it not conquer space Clso? If we hut knew the char acters of the alphabet used on the other side, who knows but we should he getting these messages now? "A great and strong wind rent the moun tains and broke in pieces the reeks after the wind an earthquake and af ter the earthquake a fire," hut the Lord was in neither, hut "after the still, small voice." In our mordern world the wireless defies the wind, the earthquake and the fire, hut when shall we hear its still, small voice telling us of what has been, and what Is to he? Nothing else is so wonderful ns what the wire less has already revealed and it is but ten years since its manifestations began to be recorded. What do the years hold in reserve for men through that source, when human ears be come adjusted to hear and human brains to interpret its "still, small voice?"—Goodwin's Weekly. JUAREZ SURRENDED TO REBELS EL Paso, May 10.—With the hoist ing of the white flag over the bar racks of Ciudad Juarez, shortly after noon today, and surrender of the féd érais who made their last stand there, the two days' battle has resulted in a victory for the revolutionists under General Madero, BLACKFOOT BANK CLOSES ITS DOORS be Blaekfoot, Idaho, May tl. -The Blackfoot Stale hank ff the its doors this morning, following a meeting yesterday of the board of directors. The meeting is said to have been held pursuant to a request from an eastern bonding house, who, after an investigation of the hank, suggested that action to protect its depositors and stockholders. Sus pension was agreed upon, and as - surances have been given that no depositor will suffer loss, hut' the the w the stockholders may be called upon to make up a very small deficit. The directors who voted for suspension were Dr. C. A. Hoover of Pocatello, J. O. Morgan and Henry Dunn of lilackfoot. 'I'lte deposits at the time of closing were $118,000. The hank has been in existence for three ber years, 1). K. Jones, wh tii-ally at its head, is in Salt Lake, recovering from a nervous break down. was prac if DEMAND FOR LOANS EXCEEDS MONEY SUPPLY There is no need of sending iu plications for more Imiuy froi school fund, said It. Jenness, register of the state land hoard, to a States ide man representative last Monday. There are now applications before l In land board for loans to amount of nearly $400.018» and funds will he available, except those which come in through the sale iff forest lands and Mott, under the In st ol conditions tin-present applications cannot be granted before the expira tion of a year at least. Never before in the history of the land department lias there been such a heavy demand for funds of the state as that which prevails at this time and it is said that this is due to the fact that money is tight, generally about the country and that, where it can lie obtained at all, it is at ext renie ratesof interest while the money of the state can he procured at a moder ate rate of interest. The demands for state money are coming in from every part of Idaho and have increased greatly in volume within the past, few weeks. Many dry farmers, hoping lo tide over a couple of years, until they c desirable iiiprevements on their lands have applied to the state for money iu many cases hut the are coming in from everywhere, for loans from a few hundred to several thousand. It has been the policy of the land board to alloy I lie smaller loans be fore acting on those for larger amounts and it is said that fit's policy is to he continued. At I hit particular time the funds have run extremely low, so low in fact that there is but a few thousand available wlth sales of state lands pendit g which will serve to increase the amount, while the demands are rap idly approaching half a million. stall' the is o' ke pplications a MANY CITIZENS FAVOR ANOTHER ELECTION,, n 9 1.6 Feel that Last Local Option Election was not dsj Fair Test-Less than Half the Vote of the |* County Vot :d "Dry" at That Time. I ® Our esteemed contemporary »cross the valley wants to know what is to lie gained liy holding auot lier elec tion in Hear Lake county to vote on the question an to whether intoxicating liquors shall he sold in county, and adds that it is "simply an insult to the 80 per cent of the electors of this county to even in sinuate that a majority of the oiti. zena of this county want to return to the op ui saloon." We 1 ieg to differ with our con temporary on this point for several reasons. In the lirst place, so per cent of the electors of the county did not express themselves on this question at the election, which was held in September, 1000, as the total number voting at that election was only I 1,3, which is 335 less than 80 per cent of the total vote of the the actual number of electors at 2300. There may be a few more or a few less than 2300 voters in the county, but that num ber is aproximately correct, for the largest number of votes east, at any general election during tile past eight years was 1008 election. Now of I lie 1 443 who voted at the ir not I county, liguriiij caHt at the 241L5, local option election, 1228 voted "dry" and 217 "wet." I'lms it will be seen that actually less than half ff the electors in the county voted "dry." Il is l rue, however, that a little more than 80 per cent of those who voted at that .election, voted "dry." Inasmuch as an extremely light vote was east at that election, and the fact that scores of people have changed their views on the question since then, we can see no harm in giving the people another oppor. tunily to say whether or not the county shall remain dry. The only objection is the expense of holding the election. Hut these elections w ill be held from lime to time as | long as tlie local option law is on the statutes. The fact that these elections can still he held every two years, providing the required num ber of people ask for them, is one if the bad features if the local option law, and which makes it any thing hut the correct solution ol the iquor question. deplorable feature Another if BLOOMINGTON HAS MANY OLD PEOPLE Probably no town in Main boast of having aH many citizens within its borders who have lived ran beyond the nllotcd tii three score years and ten—as can the little town of Bloomington in this county. c of man A of aged review people of that burg, reveals Hie fact that one has reached the advanced age fil years; nine have passed the and four have journeyed passed the three quarter century mark. The com. bim il ages of these venerable people is 1020 years. The names and ages o' each areas follows; ! Mrs Sarah Tbornick, 01, Milburn Welker, 80. I' T J.end'im, 83. Jacob Welker, 83. Alfred Bateman, 83. N. ('. Nelson, 80. Mrs. Sarah Greenhalgh, 83. Peter Greenhalgh, 81. Andrew Jacobson, 80. Catherine Nelson, 80. Charles Hell, 70. Mrs. Georgian a Osmond, 78. Mrs. Martha Christensen, 77. Mrs. D. A. Broomhcad, 77. This circle of old people was broken this week by the death of John Haddock, who was 81 years old. life, mile stone in 801 Idaho s new home for the feeble minded will he located at Nampa. these elections is, that too many people will talk one way and vote another. In other words, there too any hypocrits in the world—men I who will vote to close the open saloon but keep liquor in their homes constantly. If 80 per cent of the people of this county were total abstainers, the liquor traffic would dwindle to such small pro portion h aa to make it of little or no consequence. That far more than 20 per cent of the people of this county are modtr. ate users of beer and other liquors, is proven by the immense quantity of liquor which is constantly being shipped into this county from Salt Lake, Ogdon, Cokeville, Kemmerer and eastern wholesale houses. The money thus spent goes out of the county and not a dollar of it finds its way back here again. Hut we did not intend to enter into a general discussion of the liq or qcstion in this article, as we real ize that we cannot settle it one way or the other, and the discussion of it, like Tennyson's hook, will go on as long ns the old world exists. However, we will say that in ex pressing a desire to have another election held, the Examiner voices the sentiments of nine-tenths of the business interests of Montpelier. In the event that an election is called we earnestly hope that something like a representative vole will he cast throughout the county. Then if a majority of the people vote "dry" we admit that it would be useless to hold another election for some years to come. But the desire to hold another election is due largely to the fact that less than a | majority of the people of the county voted to dose the saloons. If this election is held it is to be hoped, too, that people will vote their honest convictions. We respeut the man who is opposed to saloons and voles that way, but we have no use for the hypocrite who votes the saloons out of business and then sends away for his liquor, or worse still, patronizes ihcjboot leggers and hind pigs. \ If the liquor question is such a vital issue, every elector in the county should express himself on it when the time comes. CELEBRATED THEIR GOLDEN WEDDING Liberty, May 8. —The fiftieth wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Win. A. Ilyinas of Liberty, was celebrated at the ward hall Fri. day, May 5th, following an elabor. ate preparation by tlicir sons and daughters. 'The relatives began to gather at the appointed place at 10 a. iu. and by noon 73 were pres, ent. The hall was decorated in white and gold with a banner across the stage hearing the inscription "Just Fifty Years, were loaded with refreshments and decorated with natural and artificial flowers, with golden napkins shin, ing over the spread Grace was pronounced by Bishop Wm. R. Morgan. After the banquet a program, con sisting of songs, speeches, music and recitations, was rendered. ! The tables The afternoon session lasted until 5:30 o'clock, after which ice creqpa and cake were served, followed by a grand ball which lasted till mid night, with a general invitation ex. tended y» all who wished to This gathering will long be re inembered by the family. Wm. A. and Mary Ilyinas have had a family of 11 children, 8 of whom are living and were present on this occassion. They have 67 grand children, 41 of whom were present. come.