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!ük ; « f I ■ ;Ji; JÜ fc I . Ol ; F i ! k wm J », ■ j i r ' j I i ! ! 1 l As a smaB boy he ran away to sea and at nineteen was cap' tain and part owner of a trading vessel Invested savings were profitable and he sup ported the government with a five ^ million dollar ban in the 1812 war. Girard college for poor boys is his monument There is not much variation in these stories of men's achievements. The poor boy who works earnestly and saves as much as possible for future investment generally is the person who commands men and directs great enterprises in after years. Stephen Girard j ! j , ; 1 j ! I ! i Now is the time for you to build for the future. Begin by depositing a part of your salary with u* this week. Get the saving habk. k wtU help you later. Multiply your money in our care. :The First National Bank MONTPELIER. j ! IDAHO f Member [Regional Reserve Bank; T T Local News give ing A Montpelier, Idaho, February 23, 1917 tlve ney Mrs. Agnes Poynter of Blacktoot, visited Montpelier relatives sever al days the past week. Any standard pattern at half price at the Fair store. Mrs. Nellie Fleming of Pocatella is visiting with her brother' A1 Jones and her sister, Mrs. Ciras. Wilson. Ralph V. Sutton and Ruth Cald well .both of Paris, were married in Salt Lake this week. Cherry Bark Cough Syrup, just the thing tor that cough. Sold b> Riter Bros. Drug Co. Mrs. R. N. Sneddon and two child ren went to Cheyenne for a two month's visit with her parents. ; the The Bern bishopric will give a big dance at the Bern meeting house this, Friday night. Tickets 50c. Try our own make of hand lotion; you will be agreeably surprised.— Riter Bros. Drug Co. John A. Bagley Is in Salt Lake this week looking after two cases In the Utah supreme court. Beautiful new line of slippers and pumps Just In. Call and see them at H. B. Whitman's. of in Mrs. Harold Toomer returned last Sunday from Boise? where she spent the past six weeks with her The surprisingly low prices still prevail at the Nielsen Furniture Co. * husband. Regular meeting of Walnut Camp. W. O. W., next Monday nights A good attendance is requested as some important business is to come before the meeting. ClaxtonoU, brand new, will pUy any record, for sale at a very reason able price.—Mrs. V. Culver. Mrs. Chas. Cheney and little son left last Saturday for a two month's sojourn with Mrs. C'a sister at Long Beach, Calif. A large supply of beautiful wall paper just arrived at the Nielsen furniture store. Miss Ida Lan try who was operated on for appendicitis at .the Lynn hos pital on Feb. 6, is getting along nicely. The Jones-Robiaon Company is now dispUying an attractive electric sign which was furnished them by the Royal Tailors, for which the former are agenU in Monpeller. Mr. R. L. Hack and Mrs. Maud Bergman, both of this city were mar ried on Feb. 10th. They will reside here, Mr. Hack being one of the well known engineers on the First dis trict. > Joe Rich has given np the agency for the Studebaker car and will sell the Oakland this season. He receiv ed hie first shipment of Oakland« this week. However. If the weather man doe# not change his mind p. d. q. It will be «bout 'ateen weeks before Joe Wall Paper at Vincent's. The Swiss people of Montpelier will give a dance in the Third ward meet ing house on Friday night, March 2. A number of people will be attired In Swiss costumes and there will be na The tlve solos, duets and quartets, public Is cordially invited to attend, o.. 1017 II.« ^ ts. whit Our 1017 Une of the famous Whit* ney baby carriages is now In stock. Neweat style*. In reed carriages, per ambulator., reversible gear and pull man chaise.—Vincent Furniture Co.. The stork paid its first visit to the home of P .J. Young last Tues day morning and left a son. Mrs. Young was formerly Miss Adelta Bar- ! bach'. About twenty-five young ladles and matrons of Paris met with Miss June Price last Monday night and spent the time In needle work and social chat until the wee hours Tuesday i morning. The O. K. second hand store t a closing out Its entire stock at a great Come early and get some ; The Montpelier people who are spending the winter in California write that the weather Is dellghful and they are enjoying themselves to the fullest extent. One day recently ! nineteen Montpelierltes were banking ■ sacrifice, of the choice bargains. in the -sun at Long Beach. Call and see onr new line of silks, you will find just what you have been looking for at H. B. Whitman's, Dr. and Mrs. G. F. Ashley and Miss Hllller will return next Sun day from -the east, where the doctor has been doing post graduate In the principle hospitals In several of the Urge cities. Miss Hlllier has also been taking a specUl course ln nun * n ** - Nettie The Vincent Furniture company has added to their line of ranges the copper clad malleable range, and see this wonderful cooking mo chine.—The Vincent Furniture Co. Call As yesterday's storm kept many from the character children away ball ill the afternoon, the manage rn en t of the pavilion has decided to give another one for the children Saturday afternoon, March », begin ning st 3 o'clock. Prizes will be giv en for the best hoy and girl dims tara. Admission 10 cents. Magazine subscriptions taked at Riter Bros, drug store. Despite the inclement weather. there was a fair attendance at the character ball ln the pavilion last night. However, there was not a great variety of characters represent ed. Mrs. Fred Stauffer, as a typl cal Indian squaw won the ladies' prize, and Grant Staley, as a subject ot the Kaiser won the first prise for Why pay a high price for batter ' the men. when you can get Swift's premium olemsrgarlne at die city meat ket. Experts can't tell the difference between it and the best batter on the It market. Try a pound, you'll like It Mrs. M. Crane is reported serious ly ill with themeo.le. at the home her parents Mr. and Mrs. J. G .Mer riU ia tkle city. AFTON FREIGHTERS HAD TO A RANDOM THEIR SLEDS Freighters coming oat from Afton thle weak wer« caught in the enow I storm and were compelled to a band on their sleds and trait their horses Twenty teams got into Montpelier. far as Snow Slide and eighteen *.:S I sol only as far as the Half Way When the men and horses house. i reached Montpelier the men and beasts were about all In. os it worn ! extremely difficult for the animals to trudge through the deep snow. and the men were "sopping wet" and cold. A small snow slide occur i red Tuesday, but fortunately none of j the teams were In the path. 4 This morning the men, armed with shovels, mounted their horses and I left for their abandoned sleds. They i hope to be able to get back to -Mont- ! ! polier some time tomorrow. Thev ! took several sleds from here loaded j with feed for the horses and provis ! iona for themselves. I j M. B. Cherry is confined to his j home this week with rheumatism and : , la grippe. ; Groo and Toomer have two car 1 loads of Bui -kg en route from the j factory, but "Tip" says the Lord ! only knows when they will be here, A musical entertainment will be : given at the Second ward meeting house on Monday night, Feb. 26. be ! ginning at 8 o'clock. The program ! will consist of character songs and i duets in costume, comic dialogues. I readings snd instrumental music. The! public is cordially invited. Admis slon 10 and 26 cent«. I they had been for the past seven weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Elmo Haggerty came in from Salt Lake last Monday, where Mr. Haggerty was having -, teeth fitted Into his Jaw, which was so badly crushed In an auto accident a year ago last September. Mrs. Hag j Ke«y underwent two operations while ! there. Both are now feeling fine land they left Tuesday morning for their home In Afton. : "A Daughter of the Desert," four-act comedy-drama, will be pre eented at the opera house on Tues- w da 7 evening, Feb. 27 by the Lanark row Dramatic company. All of the young people in the cast have had constd crable experience In local theatrical entertainments and they assure us tbe the that this play will be put on In a mogl credUable manner. The prices of admiaglon wlu be 1Bi 26 and 36 CBntg ao lId gold la vallleres, IS and up; by ao n d go ld cuff links. |3 an'd up at we Nielsen's Jewelry store, 15; Elgin watches, small size., ■ M Ilford William« returned last lie Monday from Ogden, where he has been since the first of January. Milt says that Bear Lake valley hasn't got a "corner" on the snow by any means. At Ogden last Saturday and Sunday over 12 Inches of snow fell and there was already an unsually heavy snow on faI1 lor that section. The last storm Put *U ot the auto deliveries in Og den out of commission, and the mer chant, spent Sunday scouring the su rounding country for horses but were not abIe t0 get haIf enough to meet the,r requirements. Don't let these winter days B,, i> hy without a kodak. There's a complete assortment at the ''kodak") store" and our free advice to guide you to get perfect pictures. Kodaks are autographic and kodak features only.—The Rinehart Studio. W. G. Staley is preparing to con vert his pool hall Into an up-to-date confectionary and t ce cream parlor, The poo , tabIeg w ,„ be removed and a hard wood f)oor #m be put down ln th# rear half o( the room The walIa and celUng . w ,„ be calclmlned ln brigh colors, with the side walls pan New chairs eied |n ar ttstic style, and tables will be installed, and ser w m ca ter to the best patronage vice will be first class. Mr. Staley and the ladles will find It a cozy place to drop in for a dish of create or soft drinks of any kind. He will ; continue to handle cigars and to bacco. . It is not a boast, but s fact that ! the Majestic Is the best range on : earth. Sold st the Nielsen Furniture store, , An exchange calls attention to the ! changed conditions in this mannen *] "Times have changed ln many ways. In former times when a man got a pain in his stomach his wife laid a hot stove lid on him snd nest morn ' ing he was ready to slop the hogs, feed the calf and kick the cat. Now Is he gets an uncomfortable feeling back of his waist band the doctor calls It appendicitis, lays him on a table, cuts s hole In bis anatomy and be —dies, maybe. Again in the good ! °><» <**7* 7° u con,d u1ce R razor or corn cutter and trim your corns, put* .. 1 on your boots snd plow all day. Now •* 7° n scrape the top off your toe, blood poisoning sets in snd off comes This Is s strenuous sge F°«r *«* ; and don 't 7°" forget it." We ere showing the largest line , of sboee ln town. Come in and look our stock over.— E. L. Burgoyne. MOVIE IN RENKFIT OF L. D. 8. HOSPITAL DIG St'tVKHH * The moving picture show which wm given nt the Res theatre last Fro da 7 nl*ht under the nutplcea ot the Bear Lake primary association was a b! * •»«****. Nearly 500 people were •" attendance at various times st the The picture was an three shews. «»usually good one. Manager Brough turned over fifty per cent of the K™** receipts of the show to the hospital fund, which amounted to » 2 *> The people did well to patronise thla entertainment aa it was very wor, hy. When the addition to the 4 hospital la completed It will be a boon to the P°° r children of the west. In t,,e cl *y of Salt Lake there won't be a "7 aU »«ached to the ! medical service which will be given j and ' he on >7 ««P*nse to thoee living out of the c,t >' w "> he the railroad fare to that city. I A gtmiliar entertainment in bene- ' j fit of the hospital was given in Paris last week. : At The Montpelier Theatre Tonight. Friday, will begin the se quel of "The Diamond from the 8ky." j All of the more important ot the or Iglnal charcters »re represented In the sequel. Saturday night another World plc : ture entitled, "The 8ummer airl." wlth MoUle K, "K " nt > Arthur Aah,c 7 ! ,n the lead,n * ro,ea - Monda 7 B«*»*« Love will be foa I tured ,n « Flne ArtB Production. "The Helre " at Co,, °® Dana " Tuesday the old favorite .Lillian .Walker will be shown In "The Blue! I Envelope." Wednesday, "Little Miss Happi ness" with June Caprice; produced! hy tbe Fox corporation, -, v Thursday, Dorothy Dalton will be „tarred in a big Fine Arts picture, . The FemBle of the gpectes." nlng of .. Th „ 8ecr et Kingdom." Kreateg , serial picture that has ever Watch for the date of the begln the been produced, : At the Rex w |ll be „hown at th,e matinee tomor- ; row ag we |) ag a t night. "Liberty" that big, thrilling serial Watch for the date of that big, uew ger | a ] picture which Is to be ahown at the Montpelier theatre in tbe noar future "The Secret Kin*, the noar fUtUre ' The 8ecret Kln * dom •• AUCTION SALE! by March Ut aa our lease expire, and we cttnnot renow u . Therefore for! We must vacate our store room ! quick clearance we will «ell at pub lie auction to the highest bidder forj cash our entire stock of new and sec- : ond hand furniture, hardware, dishes. notions, etc. Also special closing out prices ev ery day. Terms—-All sums under 110, cash; on sums over 110 a credit of seven; months will be given with bankable! note st 10 per cent Interest. The registration books for the coming city election will be open at ! the city hall on Friday, Feb. 23 and remain open until Saturday night, March 24. Office hours from 9 a. m. to S p. m. It will not be nokessary for those who voted at the last city ; ntertlon to register this year, THE O. K. STORE. NOTICE^>F REGISTRATION ; I 1 Reglstrar. Thos. Barrett. at Nielsen's Jewelry store. -.~. Diamond needle disc phonographs, $50 and up on $6 s month payments Coal $3.75 Why pay a high price for coal when you can get a su perlor quality at the Halt Can yon mine for $8.75 a ton. Try a ton. Writs Hoff Bros, tor Between friends, the gift that particulars, Raymond, Idaho. cODVeVS the most of personal thoughtfulness— a Your Photograph Make an appointment today The Rinehart StUCUO Montpelier, Idaho Qwïtl JmlW VUT IN OUR. VCHRISTMASl BANKING CLUB' AND INCREASED 5cents, WEEKLY MAKES YOU A Come ir\; Ask about it. Come In and get a CLI H IUH»K HIKE and join nur Christ mas bunking club. It is (lie nw) way to have money. Join the chib yourself.. Take out n membership for ench one of your children; tench them to save. In BO weeks; t rent club pays 8IS.7B: 8 rent club pay* RIB.. BO; B rent rlnb paya S08.7B; 10.cent club pays 8IU7.BO. You can put in f 1.00 or RLOO nr BB.OO each week and in BO weeks have *80 or ftOO or I0BO. Put your money in our bank Come in and got a "Christman Banking Club" Book freo. Yoh can start today.—start Bank of Montpelier INCORPORATED IK0I RICHARD GROO. Cashier G. C. GRAY. President will satisfy the most discriminating tastes, because it is carefully selected both for qual ity and flavor, and is properly roasted. Also keep in mind that our stock of staple and fancy groceries is the best to be had. Our a in s to please the public in quality of goous and service. Carl Spongberg, Grocer Montpelier, Idaho tels snd supporting company sppear E. FOKKEMT TAYLOR COM FA NY PLEAsKH THE PEOPLE the ut E. Forrest Taylor, Miss Ads Dan ed st the Montpelier theatre last Monday night. This time they plny ed a bill that struck the heart of every person In the house—"Where the Trail Divides," a romance story of the Dakotas by Robert Edeeon, telling of the love between an Indi en man snd a white woman; how their love had grown from childhood and the culmination of that love In the marriage of the two Their part ing; the woman did not know she loved her Indian man well enough to brave the eyes of the world and, she thought she loved another—a white man, But she found after all that her heart was strong enough to go back to Ma Wa-Chu-Sa and tell him of her love. on In Mr. Taylor as Ma-Wa-Chu-Ba waa particularly pleasing snd Miss Ads Daniels as his sweetheart was also appealing. It may be said that these poople appeared to betted advantage In this bill than any they have ever presented In this city. Tuesday night this company pre sented four acts of good, clean vsud * evllle and a two-reel ''Montana'' pic ture featuring Mr. Tsylor. (It will be remembered that Mr. Taylor spent some months with the Mustang com pany.) The vaudeville pleased the people snd It was Indeed s novelty to see s person In rest life and In s motion picture st the same time. Second b»nd overcoats for sele; al so have received new spring samples , for suits; can suit the taste end poek et book of every gentlemen ; good fit and workmanship guaranteed—Fred Seller, the tailor, opposite First Na tional Bank. Subscribe for the Examiner i FOR SALE AND RENT ITEMS For rent, two rooms. Inquire of Mrs. John J. Wells For rent, a hay ranch of 187 srres, two mllos from Montpelier. Call st the Bear River Valley Land â Ab stract Co. For lens«, 160 seres of grasitig land with good water particulars Inquire of Ales Peterson ut Ovid, Idulio. For sale, a Urge safe, Inquire st the city hall For further HTRAYKD Strayed from the Caribou reserve on Holstein heifer, branded F M com bined on loft hip. with B underneath, under bit In right esr snd label in left; also one red and whit* heifer, branded 8 on left hip and undsrbit In right ear Reward will be glvsa for Information ss to location of these animals. Wm Severn, Montpelier NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC The Golden Bale Mer cantile company will oc cupy Bam L. Lewis' new building on April 1, 1917, with a complete line of Dry Goods, Clothing, 8hoes, Furn'sHngs, La dies' Ready to Wear Ap parel and Groceries. Other stores at: North YaHma. Pasco, Cle El tun and Roslyn, Wash.; Halida. Celo ; Logan and Trenton, Utah; Blackfoot, Twin Palls, Pocatello, Bnrley, American Falls, Oakley and Oooding, Idaho; El Centro and Ban Diego, Gal.