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Copyright Hart Schaffner & Man
On# hundred and eighty-aix year» ago Waahington was born
A T this time of the year, you are reminded of the story of
George Washington and the cherry tree.
But this year, let us think of George Washington at Valley
Forge and at Yorktown, when he was laying the foundation
of our United States on the principles of freedom and democracy
Today we are defending these same principles and in the heart of every
American is the loyal resolve that the life of Washington shall not have been
lived in vain. Millions in men and billions in money, we are ready to give to
such a cause. Commemorate him this day-and do your part, whatever it may be
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MOSE LEWIS
DEPARTMENT STORE
THE HOME OP HART SCHAFFNER« MARX CLOTHES
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OREN JENSEN WRITES FROM
VANCOUVER, WASHINGTON.
The Examiner is In receipt of a let
ter from Oren Jensen, written under
date of February lbth from Vancou
ver, Washington, which is worthy of
publication. The letter follows:
"Here are a few items I thought
would be of Interest to you: Since
my arrival here in Vancouver two
months ago we have constructed a
large mill tor Uncle Sam for the pur
pose of cutting up spruce to build
airplanes. It will be capable of turn
ing out 11,000,000 feet per month.
We have twelve circular saws, twelve
cutoff sawa, twelve resaws and sever
al planing machines. The mill has
been erected in 45 working days, In
cluding Sundays and "rain or shine"
and have not laid off one day aince
starting the plant. There are about
250 men working steadily under one
foreman, Walter Mitchell, and 7000
lieutenants! The cost of the mill is
$250,000 and U M heavily guarded
day and night by 100 guards.
"The spruce la shipped from differ
ent parts of Oregon and Washington
down the Columbia river to the mill
which is built on the banks of the
Columbia. There was Just s short
stretch which was shallow which
made it impossible for the ships to
sail Into the Pacific ocean, but this
has been dredged by the government
deep enough so that the vessels can
carry provisions from here to France.
1 have been fortunate enough to get
a steady job In the mill which I sup
pose will keep me here for sometime.
"The dedication of the mill was
on February 7th. The Portland band
furnished the music, and interesting
speeches were made by Colonel Dis
que of the Spruce Division and Major
Reardon, also Major Baker of Port
land presented ns with a beautiful
silk mill flag which was raised with
the Stars and Stripes on that day. The
program was much enjoyed by the
6000 soldiers who were lined up in
company formation and also by all
those who were Invited. Mrs. Oren
Jensen and Mrs. Oscar Hall were
among the invited guests. Oscar and
I have our wives located ta a very
comfortable home just two blocks
from the cantonment and have every
night off at home from five until six
o'clock in the morning. Both Mm.
gardens and the girls are enjoying
the beet of health. The weather here
is more or Idas rainy, tho warm.
People have already planted their
gardnes and the girls are enjoying
radishes «od lettuce, while we boys
expect green peas any of these first
nights for «upper. However, we would
all enjoy being back in Idaho and tru
ly hope that that time la not far off."
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CALL FOR DEMOCRATIC
COMMITTEE MEETING.
The Democratic central committee
of Bear Lake county la called to
meet at the office of Wm. J. Ryan in
Montpelier on Saturday, March 2,
1918, at 2 o'clock p. m. The at
tendance of all members is request
ed and desired.
JOHN T. PETERSON,
Chairman.
J. F. O'CONNOR,
Secretary.
If you are going to buy a two-way plow this
Spring you should investigate the
J.LCase Two Way
Sulky Plow
Pivot pole with
this lever when
working on side
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Footiift raises
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Best and Simplest Plow to Operate on the Market.
Bear Lake Farmers
Society of Equity
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MONTPELIER, IDAHO
BEAR LAKE RED CROSS
WORKERS HIGHLY PRAISED
W. J. Crockett is in receipt of the
following letter from the chairman
and campaign manager or the Christ
mas Membership Drive of the Red
Cross in Idaho, from their headquar
ters in Boise. This letter expresses
their appreciation of the indefatiga
ble efforts of the Bear Lake county
workers :
Boise, Idaho, Feb. 11, 1918.—W.
Crockett, Chairman Boar Lake
County, Montpelier, Idaho. Dear Mr.
Crockett: A small shipment of but
tons has reached us, and if you will
let us know how many yon will abso
lutely require to satisfy the members
who joined in the Christmas Drive,
we will get them to you.
We feel, Mr. Crockett, that we can
not close this campaign without add
ing a further expression of heartfelt
appreciation of the splendid work
done by you and your co-workers in
Sear Lake county.
Bear Lake county was one of thq
lew 200 per cent—that Is, you more
,han doubled your quota.
While our final reports are not ipt
all In, we are practically assured of
more than 90,000 memberships taken
during the drive—a result that ex
ceeded our fondest expectations and
which puts Idaho well up toward t^e
top of the list.
Full crédit for thla wonderful
showing belongs and must be given
to the men and women, who like
yourself, labored with such magnifi
cent devotion and efficiency, and We
thank you again and again.
As this office has not a complete j
list of the precinct committeemen I
will you convey to the workers who:
assisted you the thanks of the State j
Committee and of the Division Com- !
mittee having the campaign ip
Youra truly,
E. H. DEWEY, State Chm.
J. H. GIPSON, Campaign Mgr.
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charge?
AGED BROTHER AND SISTER
MEET AT RECEPTION TABLE.
Mrs. F. R. Mayes of this city baa!
received a printed article from a New !
Jersey publication stating that her!
father, Rev. Andrew Doremus, who is
past 81 years of age and snperannu- !
ated about a year ago. Is of at least |
passing interest inasmuch as he will
most likely pass the greater part of
the coming summer In Montpelier.
A portion of the excerpt reads:
"Rev. Andrew Doremus aud his
twin sister. Mrs. Anna Cyphers, cele-!
brated their eighty-first birthday Sat- j
urday with a reception to fifty guests '
at the home of Mrs. Cyphers' grand
daughter, Mrs .C. 8. McCrea, 35 North |
Eighteenth street, EaBt Orange. They!
were born in Parsippany, and lived!
for a long time in Saginaw, Mich..'
where Mr. Doremus waa pastor of j
Emmanual Presbyterian church.
"Mrs. Cyphers and Mr. Doremus
are niece and nephew of "Aunt Ral|y"
Doremus, who died in this city at the
age of 106 years, and brother and:
Bieter of the late Elijah Doremus,
who was police Judge for so matt? :
years snd later assessment commis
sioner In East Orange, N. J. Both
are in good health.
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Watchwords
THAT MARK OUR DEALINGS WITH OUR ARMY OP.
SATISFIED CUSTOMERS—
Quality, Service, Courtesy
AND ADD TO THIS WE ABSOLU AELY GUARANTEE
Our Prices as Low as the Lowest
WHY NOT TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR ABILITY TO
SERVE YOU PERFECTLY AND ECONOMICALLY?
OUR GROCERIES AND MEATS ARE UNEXCELLED.
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Make your children happy.
On May 15th we will abso
lutely give away
A Small Automobile
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One Ticket With Every $1 Purchase
V.
CARL SP0NGBERG
. GROCER
We sell our goods as cheap as any
other store In Montpelier. Not
only that, but we have
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ONLY THE BEST OF EVERYTHING
Below are some of the prices we make
Oats and Wheat OA
Flakes, package.^.^ L
2 l /o pound
Tomato«
~ d can
omatoes
Large can of
Milk.
Small can of milk An.
2 for 15c or 1 for„VOC
Macaroni
Per package
13c
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can
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poun
Tom
10c
These are just a few of our prices. Everything
has been reduced in proportion. Not for one day
»s a special, but are our
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Regular Prices Every Day.
CSPONGBERG
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