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Uncle Sam's Postman
Has a New Job
He is now slso a recruiting officer to enlist tht financial support of the youngster*. Lut him
be your children's adviser in the matter of thrift. Let him show them what it means to substituts
interest-bearing Thrift 8tampe for the penny savings bank. Let him be the medium to put your chil
dren into actual contact with their country's government.
The Thrift Stamp represents to the children what the Liberty Bond r e presen ts to adults. The
penny embodies war power just as the dollar,—for pennies make dollars The Thrift Stamp idea Is
designed to reach those who think in terms of cents. The power of the penny is shown by the fact that
the government hopes to raise two billions of dollars from the sals of these stamps.
Thrift 8tamps make a reality of the children's patriotism by allowing them to aid As g ovura
ment with 'money for war purpose»- A child's savings may be a means to shortening this wag by days,
•nd every day means the redemption of colossal waste.
Thrift Stamps cost 25c each. Books of 1«, with g few conta added, an at any Ant unchange
able for certificates which will be worth $5.00 in 1923.
These Stamue are received sa osvmenta on
Liberty Bonds. You may obtain them at any Post Office, your mail carrier, and at most storaa.
This A J o m rt i sa m mmt Paid for mnd Denoted by
Fur entertaiaing friends — for the family — witk metis or
ketween metis—-any time! There's no beverage that quite
"hit* the spot" as does BECCO— the true, pare feed beverage.
If your dealer hasn't BECCO—srdsr direct from
G. L. BECKER« Manufacturer« Ogden« Utah .

The thrilling Metro play, "T<e
Slacker," will be shown at the Mont
pelier theatre next Monday night.
This is a wonderful story of how s
man married to avoid going to war,
and should be seen by all patriotic
people. In it is starred the superb
dramatic actress Emily Stevens. The
following is the story of the play:
Marguerite Chrlety and Robert
Wallace have been engaged for two
years, but still he does not ask her
to set a date for the wedding. War
Because single males
Is declared,
are to be called first, he now hides
behind a woman's skirt and insists
on an immediate marriage. Margue
rite is intensely patriotic and does
active work In recruiting,
young men friends and relatives all
she learns why he married her. She
determines to make a man ot him for
the sake of the little life that is to
xcept hor husband. Finally
A passion
come, and she succeeds,
of patriotism is born in Robert Wal
lace's heart, and he gives himself
unreservedly to the service of his
Great heights of nobility.
sacrifice and patriotic fervor are
reached in this sublime photodrama.
Tonight at the Montpelier theatre
the 14th episode of "The Fighting
Trail" entitled "The Trestle of Hor
ror" will be shown. In thle wonderful
episode a railroad train is shown
plunging from a wrecked trestle;
bombed mines and mountain lions
lending to the greatest thrills in this
* popular picture.
On Saturday nijght a Brady picture
"Souls Adrift
and Milton 8111s «mass to ploauo tk*,
with Ethel Clayton
in Your
Special Trade-in Week March 3rd to 9th.
—Bring in your used car and get Special Concessions.
—Also see and have demonstrated the wonderful new
Studebaker De Luxe
car on the market this year.
6-Cylinder 50 H. p. The greaest and best medium priced
D. M. Gal latent
theatre going public. This play was
filmed on an island in the Bahamas,
the entire company being there, for
four weeks.
On next Tuesday night Albert E.
Smith presents "The Bottom ot the
Well." with an all star cast including
Everet Overton, Adele de Garde, Ag
nes Ayers and Alice Terry. This is
a powerful drama of modern labor
troubles, and in the midst of It alt
the victory of a true and lasting love.
June Caprice in "Every Girl's
Dream" will be the feature on Wed
nesday night. This is a beautiful
story, full of heart Interest, and is
snro to please a large andience.
wkmt *>« «Ml wrong.
Sometimes It is easier to apologise
for what yon did not do thus for
I have In my possession one brlndle
dehorned 2-year-old steer, white spot
in forehead, some white on belly,
bush of tall white and whits spots on
right hip; branded circle N on left
hip, under bit and two slit« la right
Unless sooner claimed by owner
I will sell the above described sal
1 at public suction at my place la
Georgetown, Idaho, at 2 o'clock p. m
on Saturday. February 22, 1911
M* r *8 * 1 -
This country is tired of thooe poll
tlclans who have long fingers and
short memories.
Moot people pay too much for the
tWaga they got for aoUriag.
hr the Urei«*, -,
* «udieete»
The principal re«eon why the fain
lly decided that Hilda should go to
Saffamore college was because It wee
co-ed. Aunt Jane held that In a strict
ly female seminary a Ctrl's mind was
apt to be so filled with her studies and
femlntne pursuits that she was unfitted
for her life role of wifehood. The
doctor took an entirely different view
af the situation, as he told Hilda the
nlyht before she left.
"Dear girl, you're lead a lonely, mo
notonous sort of Ufe at this old plaça
with Just Jean and myself. Ton need
companionship of hoys and girt» your
awn ace. Long ago your mother,
bless hsr, was a student at Sagamore.
Tou are to have the same room ahe
«.vrus r:
many love affairs. By the way. you
may find a stepmother here when you
com# buck, one whom I know you will
"You mesa Mrs. Kvordon. dad I" she
"I mean Paula Evecdon." he re
*I>op<led, quietly.
When ahe had been nt Sagamore
last two weeks, far too buayto dwell
upon her own persona! troubles, ehe
was one day on a tall mountain spur
ievertooktng the Hudson for stiles. A
storm had been brewing and ahe had
been trying to make the college
grounds before It broke. But In her
hurry, she stumbled on the rocks loot
her footing and fell. She tried to rise,
but could not. and suddenly there cams
a drenching downpour of rain, with a i
crash of thunder.
She wore a abort military cape, and
threw this around her like a poncho
trying to shelter herself from the
downpour. All at once she felt her
self lifted bodily la strong arms and
carried <m a run to the shelter of an
old. deserted shack used by workmen ;
who had been blasting.
It wee dark Inside the hut. so dark
that she eoold hardly discern the face
of her rescuer. The terrific noise out
side barred any «t tempt at conversa
tion. but be hud removed her cape and
ws« busy trying to light u fire on the
otd atone hearth. When the blase
flared np she caught a glimpse of his
face. It was S strong young one. He |
turned and smiled at bar, feeling her
"We re apt to be here for some time.
You'd better make yooruelf comforta
ble. 1 hope you're not tar front your
"Just Sagamore," replied Hilda, hold
ing ont her hands to the fire. "I'm
afraid I can't help myself very much.
My shoulder and ankle both seemed
to milch It when I tall. Perhaps when
you go. you might leare word at the
college, so they'd send for mo. I'd be
awfully obliged."
"I think I can manage to get yon
over, myself," hs said ; "at least s»
far as the gates ; then I can run down
after yon In the dean's car."
asked, a little break In her tone.
j '
It did not ssern that they were to
get her long before the etorm cleared,
yet three hours hed peaeed when Hilde
finally reached her own room.
"Isn't he n pe r fect darting," seid
Anas Bathburu, her roommate, when
Hilda was snug on the big couch,
drinking tea. *T haven't seen him nt
say of the
wul or."
H. most bo a
It surely gave hsr prestige among
the other freshmen, this being cared
for in cavalier fashion by a senior.
Hts name was Batph, she found out
from some of the other boys, Batph
Klngnlake. After she grow to know
him better, be told her something of
his own life,
fully curious over the visita of s
Hilda had been fear
very handsome woman la black wbe
came and left the college grounds la
a large touring car every Sunday.
"Oh. that's the muter," Ralph told
"Bbe's tearfully good to me.
She's Just my stepmother, bat we've
t>eea regular pula ever tines my te
ther died. She put me through sel
lags, and we rather keep au eye su
Mteh </tW. tom ma bjr tbm term of
my tattler's wtll. tf she marri«* befere
I'm twenty-five, Mm loess ell but her
dower right In the estate. But thsu
again. If I marry before Tvs estab
lished myself under twenty-five, PE
loue n whole tot and she wins,"
Hilda looked at him appreciatively.
"1 should think It would be epleu
did to go deliberately against such s
will." she as Id.
Tbs mouths palmed, and J
ahead. Hilda viewed Its coming sax
lonely. Her tether's wedding
for the latter part of Juno.
mother's place. Ralph told her his
plans sue night when they were walk
ing op the rim-bordered campus.
From habit they went into the little
was u letter In each of their boxes.
Hilda fini abed her*« first.
"Ob, Ralph, dad's married Mrs. Ev
!" she cried. "Pm so glad ws de
tided that wo had a right to
Is Mrs
went lato boat
for hcraMf gad took
.--*** _ *
telegraph t h em
'william *. «mm
I W ruing to Mis* Mabel Pom of tlkte
,«ity fro« the A«erlc*n T M. C. A.
headquarters som »where 1« Franc»
Mr. William J Assetl. who ia on ac
tive »er rice «uh the American exp»
j dUtonary force, le apparently well
satisfied with the »Unction of affaire
' "over there "
* lCSad Infantry
bis for me to write to any one. al
though I cannot tell you why now. 1
had hoped to be able to apend Christ
ma» with yon. but fate ruled other
j W (ae
wh,,r * *n Sunny Prance. It ia Just
***• aprlnc here. We had a vary
alee trip when ws came across, al
though I became a little sea sich at
times, but It was not near as bad as t
thou( , h t It was going to be. We are
■» - «*■«• <*> » »
hwr * th * n ,B our #W camp, no vou
iit ••• you people at home have no
Hs Is with Company
In part Us lot
ter reads:
''Circumstances made It Impoosl
"I will tell you that I am some
possible for tbaee In suthorlty to get
for us. In tact. I would ruther be
cause to worry about us.
■ You mention having spring weath
er there. I wtll go you one better
and any that we are haring summer
weather hero. In fact, I dread to
lhtnt how hot „ u , 0 ^ ,
•* swful ***ue making these people
understand what we want when are
are buying anything, but 1 suppose
we will learn If we stay hsrs long
**k# ***** ■* n< ** I heard from you or
mother last. In fact tt Is nearly over
; s month, but I auapoee I will hear
one of these fine days. I will try to
write home at lasst ones s weak
July. This Is sure soma country.
W« are learning to speak a little
French, In tact, very little. We have
"1 would Ilk» to toll you Just
wh»r» w* are and what we ar» do
Ing. but am not allowed to. hut plena*
' believe me when 1 eay that 1 feel
safe se when I was home. It seem»
Let me know bow you and the rest
of my friends are."
I have eaten a bale
% Of Hplnach and Kale
And I've never raised a row.
I've swallowed a ean
Of moistened bran
And 1 feel like a brlndle cow.
I am taking a aaaek
From the old haystack.
In the evening ehaduws grayl
And I'm glad, you bet.
At last to got
To (be end of a mnatleoe day.
—Washington Star.
Your Batteries
Need Never Fail
Our Ctyargiog Station
will give you a service
that is efficieQt and
your battery ai}d igni
tion troubles will cease
• t
Groo & Toomer
Patronize Our Laundry for
Finest Work, Service and Economy
Modem methods and machinery enable
us to give the best work possible. The
mofft delicate fabrics properly gotten up
Family Washing, flat price*
Wot wash, delivered
Sc lb.
4c lb,
Special attention given to Cleaning and Freaatag.
Montpelier Steam Laundry
and Dry Cleaning Co.
Tint Door West Cm ik »hank Oarage
t. K.
Stats Engineer J H Smith has re
slgned as bead of Us state esgta
wring department, ot become effec
tive March 1. Governor Alexander
appoint a su rc sssor to Mr. Smith
within a short time The position
to be vacated by Mr. Smith Is one of
tha most important wtthta the ap
pointive power of the governor and
while no Information regardtaff tha
resignation has been gives out by
»Ither Mr. Smith or the governor It
<s Intimated that some disagreement
arose over the disposition of taada
Glowed the state engineer lor hts
State Engineer Smith has been
«Ith the administration for nearly
three and a half years sad was ap
pointed to fill the vacancy left by
the death ot Prank King. At tha
time of hts appointment Mr. Smith
was a ree dent of Nampa but later
moved to Boise, and It la stated that
after March 1 be will move back to
Nampa to follow his profsssloa.
Of course man are aot rata, but
lust tall u man over »• that he dneu
not look a day over S* sod watch
the effect.
• ••
Special for Satur
day and Monday:
Oranges 55c doz.
Lemons 35c doz.
Gty Meat

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