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The Blad foot Optimist
Bn t« red as second clue matter Do r S, 1447, at the poetofflce at root. Idaho, under the Act of Con' of March 1. 1ST» Published every Thursday 8UB8CRIPTIC ION RATES One year Kiee ' - W. M. DOOLEY, Manager year In advance ..............11*0 months .. J..................... 1.04 ee months » ......................M Republican Ticket. (Unofficial) Mayor E. T. PECK. , Clerk W. S. WRIGHT. Treasurer MRS. S. E. SILL. Police Judge J. E. GOOD. Surveyor Councilmen—Ward 1 R. E, HANSON. C. C[ CLARK. Councilmen—Ward 2 NOFEAR DAVIS. J. W. PELKEY. Councilmen—Ward 3. E. M HUBBELL. C. F. SMITH. Councilmen—Ward 4 JOH^ H. BOND. Citizens' Ticket. ((Inofficial) MRS. Mayor L. M. CAPPS. Clerk R. S. DeKAY. Treasurer L. CHERRY. Police Judge J. W. EZELL. Surveyor JAS. YOUNG. Councilmen—Ward 1 A. B. STEPHENS. FRANK HESSE. Councilmen—Ward 2 W. F. BERRYMAN. C. F.j HENDRIE. Councilmen—Ward 3 AY. C.JTHOMPSON. B. BOLING. Counci In îe l i—W a rd 4 V. VAN BRAMER. H. A, MOWREY. The citizens of Blackfoot have met in convention and SATURDAY SPECIALS Shoulder Steak at 12 l-2c per lb. Rib Boiling Beef at 10c per lb. Shoulder Pot Roasts at 12 1 -2c perlb. Fresh cuts from strictly prime beef Central Meat Market L. B. DORE & SON "The Quality Shop" J mass meeting for the pur pose of nominating two tickets to be voted on at the coming city election on April 27th. These tickets above pub lished, one a Republican and the other a Citizens' ticket, will not be officially an nounced until next week, but the character and ability of their candidates are now and have for years been too well known to need newspa per praise or censure. The voters will be the judges of their qualifications and they should be allowed to exercise their judgment without bias, prejudice or misrepresenta tion. Both tickets are made up of representative men and tax-payers who have the welfare of the city at heart, and the selection of those chosen to preside over its destiny will be due in no small degree to their pop ularity. LATEST STOCK MARKET. KANSAS CITY, Stock Yards, April 5 —An advance of 10 to 25 cents on most kinds of cattle was the result of the week's trading. Heavy beef steers, bulls and veal calves were exceptions. The supply today is 10,000 head, and the market has the. same tendency it had last week, strong on everything ex cept the big steers, which are steady. Prime heavy steers stop around $8.25, but choice baby beefs sell up to $8.50, including odd head of heifers. Good choice cows sell at $6 to $6.75, a few up to $7, bulls neglected along with heavy steers $5 to $6.25, veal ealves, lower, $9 to $10.25. Receipts today in cluded 20 cars of northern Colorado fed western steers, which sold at $7.55 to $7.60, and panhandle steers at $6.80 to $7.75, to both killers and feeder buyers. One 5 car drove fed on milo maize, and cottonseed meal, four months brought $7.50, 1046 lbs. average sold to killers. In the quarantine di vision, 19 cars arrived, of which 11 ears were consigned by Furneaux Bros. Trinity Mills, Texas, which sold at $7. 55 for yearlings weighing 950 lbs., and $7.20 for steers weighing 1150 pounds, 15 and 20 cents, respectively, above what steers from same feed lots brought a, week ago. Spring like weather has apparently arrived, and proved a help to the general market today. Packers claim the amount realized from eattle by-products is three to five dollars a head less now than it was March 1st, the price of hides having dropped 6 cents, a pound in that time. This is one reason why the cattle market does not improve more rapidly. Choice stockers and feeders sell at $7.25 to $7.85, about the same as at this time last year, and out of line with fat steers now of course but justified by popular opinion of what fat steers will be worth in June and thereafter. Hogs find a good out let at prices slightly higher than last week. Receipts were 10,000 today, and order buyers paid steady prices for their hogs, up to $6.85 for tops. Pack ers' bids were 5c. lower, but they paid steady prices for their late purchases, up to $0.80, bulk of sales $6.65, to $6.80, heavy hogs to $6.80. Order buyers shipped 18,000 hogs to eastern killers from here last week, taking fifty per cent of the receipts after Wednesday and packers have had comparatively few hogs since the middle of last week, hence their anxiety for hogs on the late market today. Sheep and lambs are firm, ten loads of lambs bringing $10.00 today, top price. Of these 8 loads were from Ft. Collins and Tim nath and 2 loads from the Arkansas valley. Some ewes brought $7.90, year lings $9, wethers worth up to $8.25. Texas wethers sold last week at $7.65, weighing 98 pounds. Receipts today 8, 500 head, and the supply will be light here for a month or more ahead. J. A. Rickart, Market Correspondent. K. K. K. of P. BOYS INSPIRES BY ADDRESS OF CHANCELLOR Something of the old-time vigor and enthusiasm was manifest among the local members of the Knights of Phythias gathered in the rooms in the K. of P. hall, last Saturday night to meet Frank P. Hess, grand chancellor, who had came from his "home at Wal lace, Idaho, for the regular official visit. The visiting official made an interest ing and instructive address which put new life into the members and Bhowed them to what a grand order they be long. In referring to the Knights of Pythias as a whole he said: ' 1 The order was founded 51 years ago in the city of Washington and is primarily an American institution and was founded for the purpose of healing the breaches between the north and the south, and has since spread to a few of the other countries where American colonies are large, there being lodges in Alaska, China, Hawaii, the Philippines, the canal zone and Australia. "The order has a membership of over 750,000, being -omprehended in 7647 lodges under the control of 55 grand domains. The order in its various branches has cash on hand of over $3,000,000. The 'assets of the grand lodges, including cash on hand, (real and personal property) amounts to practically the same amount, while the subordinate lodges have assets of upwards of $16,500,000. The order pays out yearly for the relief of its members and their families over $2,000,000.'' The grand chancellor is advocating the starting of a fund, the interest from which would be used for pension ing aged and indigent members and the orphans of member». Many of the grand domains have established homes for this purpose, but Mr. Hess believes that more assistance can be given by applying the relief directly to those needing it, leaving them in a home where tlioir life must be made to eon form to rules and regulations, and where most of the fund must be used to build and maintain tne home. Attention was called to recent changes in the supreme law and especially to the official lapel button which has been copyrighted by the supreme lodge and can be obtained only through lodge channels. The button is a small tri angle with three smaller triangles in the lodge colors supetimposed there >n and a central triaigie containing the supreme lodge seal. Referring to the European war Mr. Hess stated that he believed that if war was ever abolished, if the roar of guns and the tramp of marching armies were no longer heard in the land, it would be because of the teach ings of the Order of £he Knights of Pythias, or of some similar organization and that not until the people of the world knew and understood the mean ing of fraternalism, which is the true brotherhood of man, and applies to na tions as well as individuals, would we ever see the end of this cruel and use less waste of life. APPOINT NEW ROAD OVERSEER. Last Saturday County Commissioners Bond and Fugate visited Tabor op offi cial business which consisted of view ing the roads and appointing a road overseer for that recently created road district. After making investigations and inquiries as to the best man avail able for the position they choose C. P. Pawling, a selection which seems satis factory to the people of that district. REVOLVERS. A revolver is a nickle-plated substi tute for bravery, which has practically driven the original article out of the market. The revolver gives a puny man with a 5-8 inch brain and the pluck of a grasshopper a 100-yard reach and makes him more deadly than a Sioux Indian There was a time when tiiis country had no dangerous animals, except the bears and wolves, and life was safe, except on the frontiers, but now vast hordes of 16-year old boys who use their skulls for a dime novel bookcase, roam the streets with cigarettes in their face and portable cannon in their hip pockets, producing obituaries with the skill and enthusiasm of a cholera microbe, while it is at all times possible to meet a persona! enemy who has been chasing you for a week, and who is reluctantly compelled to defend himself when he eatehes you by filling you so full of lead that your remains will re quire eight pall-bears. Revolvers are now so generally used in debate, in do mestic quarrels and repartee of all sorts that 8,000 Americans die of them each year, it is said.—Mitchell, S. I). Gazette Chamberlain 's Cough Remedy. From a small beginning the sale and j use of this remedy has extended to all parts of the United States and to many foreign countries. When you have need of such a medicine give Chamberlain's Cough Remedy a trial and you will un derstand why it has become se popular for coughs, colds and croup. Obtainable everywhere. For sale by all dealers. BUY YOUR Formaldehyde, Blue Vitrol, Soluble Sulphur Compound, Arsenate of Lead, at RIGHT PRICES of Powers' Pharmacy BLACKFOOT, IDAHO NO CRIME TO HILL BABBITS A complaint against H. M. Ham mer was filed on Monday in Justice Willard White's office -by Deputy Game Warden Taylor for violation of the game laws by hunting without license. The evidence given by Warden Taylor for the state waa the only testimony introduced on the triai and was not disputed. It showed that the defendant had been out hunting jack rabbits and had killed one. The decision was based upon the legal construction of that pro vision of the law which forbids "hunting for any game whatever" without a license. Attorney J. Nat Hudson who ap peared for the defendant contended that the provisions of the law should not be construed to prevent the kill ing of predatory animals without a license, and cited the cases of large parties of persons joining in a rabbit drive and that no one thought of re quiring hunting licenses for those en gaged in it. That the law was evi dently not intended to require a license for hunting any other game animals except those mentioned in the act. Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Par rish, who appeared for the state, was inclined to take the same view inas much as the law authorized county commissioners to levy a bounty tax, if they deemed best, for the extermina tion of predatory animals mentioning rabbits among others. Judge White after considering the matter and with the state's consent dismissed the complaint and discharged the defendant.—Statesman. PROTE8T AGAINST QUARANTINE. Governor Alexander has officially protested to Governor J. B. Kendrick of ^Wyoming against the placing of strict quarantine against Idaho live stock, refusing to permit their feeding and watoring at Wyoming points while in transit to eastern markets, claiming such a quarantine is violation of the agreement reached by western states at the recent SUn Francisco' conference. Announcement I desire to announce to the general public, that I have pur chased the CLUB CAFE, and will run the business at the same stand on Pacific street. Your business will be appreciated. Everything clean and sanitary. Yours for good service. G. M. Locey PROPRIETOR CLUB CAPE. Clothcraft Clothes For Men and Young Men Styles change, but pure wool and good tailoring are al ways the founda tion of values. *1010*20 £s& R0WLES-MACK CO. The Clothcraft Store SALT LAKE, April 6—The first pub lic financial statement ever issued by the Mormon church was presented in the tabernacle Sunday before the an nual conference. The report shows that the church collected $1,887,920 from tithes in 1914, of which $730,960 was expended on church buildings, $330,984 to maintain the church schools, $364,508 to maintain the Mormon temples, $227,900 for missionary work, $99, 293 to maintain church offices, $136, 727 to complete and maintain the L. D. S. hospital in Salt Lake, and $116, 238 to the poor. The report also shows that the Mor mon relief societies and the local ehurch organizations gave $150,290 ad ditional for the relief of the poor, and that the European war relief fund of PUBLISH FINANCIAL STATEMENT EXTRA SPECIAL Every item well worth your while to examine. You will be sure to find by comparison with other merchandise that we are giving better goods at less money, than you will find anywhere else. This is strong talk, but on account of special purchases in these particular articles, we know we are not giving you any hot air. Men's Sample Suits and odd lot Suits, latest cuts and cloths, very highest class tailoring—$20.00 to $30.00 Suits for only ............................ $15.00 Boys' Suits, regular $4.50 Suits, for.................... $2.50 Boys' Suits, regular $5.50 to $6.00, for................ $4.00 Boys' Suits, regular $9.00 to $12.00, for............ $6.00 Ladies ' Shoes, 48 pair, .Patent, Button A fine Shoe worth $3.75, selling for.................................. $2.76 MILLINERY 30 Hats for............................................................... $5.40 Fisk's Pattern Hats, you cannot duplicate them for less than $10 and up to $18. 30 Hats, Fisk's trimmed Hats, $6 to $8 for ........$4.50 24 Hats, Fisk's trimmed Hats, $4.50 to $6, for ..$3.60 We surly can save you money now on your Spring Hat. A special value in Bath Towels, heavy, large 35c pair A special value in Bleached Muslin, 10c kind.......... 8c 1000 yards Apron Checks, 8c kind, for .................. 6c 400 yards 36-inch Dress Gingham, 15c kind for ...10c These will not be duplicated again soon — come while they last. =AT: BIETHAN'S Public Sale Having sold my farm I will sell all of my stork and implements at public auction at my farm 5 miles south west of Blackfoot and 3-4 mile east of the school house between the river, on Wednesday, April 14 Beginning at 11 o'clock a. m. Rain or Shine. 12 Head of Horses 12 1 black mare, 5 years old, in foal, weight 1700; 1 black mare, 5 years old, infoal, weight 1600; 1 iron gray mare, 6 years old, in foal, weight 1500; 2 com ing 2 years old filleys, weight 1250; 1 good yearling horse colt; 4 other good horses and mares. 10 Head of Cattle 10 6 extra good milch cows, 2 yearling heifers, 2 months old Durham bull, 1 heifer calf. HOGS — 3 Poland China sows and pigs, I due to farrow soon; 1 Poland China boar, 18 months old. SEED POTATOES—Select Idaho Rurals, sold in lots to suit. FARMING MACHINERY—2 sets good work harness, 1 Dowden potato dig ger, 1 potato sorter, potato planter, 1 John Deere sulkey plow, 1 two-sectiou steel harrow, 1 disc harrow, 1 cultivator, 1 Fresno scraper, 1 nearly new Bain wagon, good surry and driving harness, grind stone and small tools too numerous to mention. FREE LUNCH AT NOON TERMS—All sums of $10 and under, cash; over that amount a credit of nino months will be given on approved notes bearing 10 per cent interest- five per cent off for cash. C. C CLAWSON, Owner N. E. MONTGOMERY, Auctioneer C. V. FISHER, Clerk. the ehurch amounted to $33,000, which has been sent abroad to be dispersed through the ehurch 's representative* The expenses of the general officers of the church are not paid from tithing, the roprt says, but from revenues de rived from the church's investments. The report shows a net increase in the membership of the church of 129,493 for the period from 1901 to 1914, a birth rate of 39.5 per thousand, a death rate of 8.3 per thousand, a marriage rate of 17 per thousand in 1914. The report, which embraces the op erations of the church throughout the world, shows that 1,136 men and 115 women are engaged in Mormon mis sionary work, that 14,717 Mormon children were born in 1914, that 73 per cent of the families in the church own their own homes, and that 319, 000 members of the church were born in the United States. The total mem bership is not given.