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First indications for Spring —
Simplicity, Trimness, Variety
One Notices a Tendency Toward Slender,
Tapering Waists
New York, March —.
Paris anil New York are both at the
moment, anil have been for ever so
many weeks back, in the midst of the
Spring opening liubbuu. We are not
quite sure as yet whether coats are to
be short or three-quarter length, whet
Vher sleeves are to be tight or loose,
■whether blond or brunette will be the
fashion this season.
It is quite safe to predict, however,
that the same general lines suggested
in the inid-season openings and at the
various fashion shows will be follow
Dance Frock of Taffeta and Chiffon
"Why Swear, Dear?
Use 'Gets-lt'
for C orns!"
It's the New Flan. Simple. Sore as
Fate. Applied in a Few Seconds.
"Why, John, I never knew you to
use such language! I've told you
several times It's no use to try those
bandages, salves, tapes, plasters, and
'"You Wouldn't I.om Your Temper, «lohn.
It You Used 'GeU-It" for Those Corns t"
contraptions for corns. Here's some
'Gets-lt', it's just wonderful how easy,
•clear and clean' It makes any corn
come right oft. Takes but a few sec
onds to apply. It dries at once. Put
your sock on right over It,—there's
nothing to stick or roll up, form a
bundle of your toe, or press on the
corn. t's painless, simple as rolling
off a log. Now put away those knives,
razors and scissors, use 'Gets-lt' and
you'll have a sweeter disposition and
no more corns and calluses."
"Gets-lt" is sold by druggists every
-where, 25c, a bottle, or sent direct by
TS. Lawrence & Co., Chicago, 111.
Bold in Blackfoot aud recommended
as the world 's best corn remedy by
Palace Drug Store.
Hair Switches
to match your hair. A regular
$1.50 value for $1.45, for a short
time only. Come and see for
Here and There the Tapering Waist
Quite often one notices in the new
importations a tendency to the slender,
tapering waist; and this, of course,
means the well-corseted figure. It is not
probable that the hour-glass figure will
be countenanced for a moment, but a
trifle more trimness,, conducted by a
well-fitting modern corset, is necessary
to meet the requirements of the
Spring suit, with its hint or a curve at
the waistline, its graceful flaring skirt
and coat-skirt. A carefully selected
and properly fitted corset is necessary
and always has been to a smart, well
groomed appearance. Rather than in
jurious, the right corset tends toward
Several of the Paris houses are ad
vocating the three-quarter-length coat,
and now and then one sees a polonaise
effect. These coats are made with well
fitted shoulders and rounded waistline.
It is quite remarkable that this should
be so just now, when we are massing
so much fulness in the -nkirts between
the belt and the knees, but it only
goes to show the wi.te variety we are
to enjoy this Spring and Summer.
A Word on Skirts
Skirts continue short and full. Many
of the houses are emphasizing the favor .
shown by them for the crinoline since
the first whisper of full skirts began
to circulate, and many are using inter
esting methods of extending the skirts,
among these are reeds, featherbone, and
even hair-cloth stiffenings. In many
instances the reeds are graceful and
becoming, but as a rule, the effect is
extremely awkward, as there is no pre
tense whatever of concealing the medi
ums, and they often protrude at un
expected angles, giving a curious, un
beautiful result.
In the regulation Summer frock and
the dance dress of net, organdy, or
other of the sheer, dainty fabrics this
year, the fulness of the skirt is made
decidedly graceful and youthful by
tucks, ribbons, and bias bands of the
lame, 01 a contrasting material. Often
net are attached *
folds of chiffon
to the inside of the skirt of the dance :
dress giving a soft, . bouffant effect
Inch is pleasing m every way. Taf- j
feta is unusually effektiv
witlg or as trimming for, the pale
toned frock of organdy or net, fashion
ing the Summer dance dress. In both
illustrations this week the skirt is of
taffeta and the effect of the deep tuck
is well brought out. The first dress
has an underbodice of shadow lace and
fmshtipie- o+er-drafHHW- of chiffon. The
short sleeve cap, while it concedes to
Fashion's sleeveless demand, also mak
es a concession to modesty. The second
frock shows the combination of net and
taffeta, Aside from being especially
pretty, this combination is practical, as
net wears particularly well and lends
itself to almost any fashion of draping.
Ribbons and Ruchings
Floatings and ruchings of all widths
and fashions are still favored trimmings
for both street and house frocks. Nar
Q McCall
Net Bodi£e and Taffeta Skirt
row black velvet ribbon is most effect
ive and easily applied. On some of
the imported models cordings, pipings,
and ruchings appear in most unexpect
ed places. One cannot fail to see that
handwork, and individual hand-made
trimmings, stitehings, etc., can work
Highest Price* ii Years SV:V. e -T'
*out*«M; last year*. pria** H. u,I
„ . 1 Sp thla »rar mart than a»ar.
No eaamiaaMns dad tie tad Too (at ovary coat
FREE fir rn * ~rr •» "Traaa.ra' *
akaata" oor moothG aunaio. ttraataal
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taollTrapporo FullafmctaroaaDdactaalotoriaaof
trapping and hantln, adnatara. Shown bow ta trap
■ori fur and bow to vet the moot nonet for thorn
tüPPtlfi, Gaea. Ammunition. Trap»
Beita at Actual Factory Coat. Wem ot your Fur*
wonders, and afford an effect which
can scarcely be brought about by ma
chine-made trimmings. It is quite in
teresting to see a little blue serge
frock trimmed with insertions of match
ing net, with accompanying pendant
ornaments of wool or beads in a soft
harmonizing coloring. Bead trimming
is effective on both silk and wool ma
terials; it is being used in any way
that clever brains and fingers may
design. The more original the notion,
the more attractive the blouse or frock.
Pale pink crepe de Chine or crepe is
made more delicate by a banding or an
ornament of delft-blue opaque beads.
dil"i. blue t'.ffevd or serge can be bright
ened with a touch of emerald green,
orange, copper or a Harmonizing, con
trasting blue. There are any number of
smart artistic ways of trimming frocks
and blouses this season with practical
ly no expenditure of money, if one has
ideas and fingers deft enough to carry
them out.
Because It's for One Thing Only, and
Blackfoot People Appreciate This
Nothing can be good for everything.
Doing one thing well brings suc
Doan 's Kidney Pills are for one thing
For weak or disorder kidneys.
Here is reliable evidence of their
Mrs. John C. Link, Box No. 6.12,
American Falls, Idaho, says: "I was
annoyed by backache and weakness
across my loins. I was nervous, could
n't rest well and the kidney action was
irregular and bothered me. The doctor
prescribed Doan's Kidney Pills and
they gave relief at once. The back
ache left, my kidneys were strengthen
ed anil I felt better in every way."
Price 50c at all dealers. Don't
simply ask for a kidney remedy—get
Doan's Kidney Pills—the same that
Mrs. Link had. Foster-Milburn Co.,
Props., Buffalo, N. Y._adv.
It having been proved that regula
tion does not regulate in the District
of Columbia, there is now demand
that Uncle Sam give it prohibition.
Those opposed to it are asking that the
matter be referred to a vote of the
male residents of the District. ' ' This
is the one place in the United States
where the liquor crowd desire to have
the people settle the question," remarks
a prohibition journal. "In the states
they fight the people's rule to the last
ditch. ' '
"Why," queries Senator Morris
Shepard, "is it suggested that on the
i]iq, 10l . question there should be a r
* for endum to the people of the District
: 0 f Columbia when on everv other ques
jltion relating to the government of the
j mstriet Congress is supreme ? The peo
ple of the country pay one-half the
I expenses of the District and the Feder
al government must be supreme he
Fourteen years ago Congress bai
led John Barleycorn
[Building. Making !
'grata throughout tli
meet with the gem
i American citizens.
the Capitol j
im persona
1 District' \\(
ral approval
Each man a kingdom may possess;
May play the monarch's role;
And his the. kingdom is no less
Than that of mind and soul;
Each man, of course, must make his
And therein must live, too.
And by his kingdom he is known—
What kind, good sir, have von?
A poor man's kingdom rich may be;
A rieh man's kingdom, poor;
And even through eternity
Some kingdoms may endure;
Their subjects are kind acts and deeds,
Good words, and heart-thoughts true—
What monarch better subjects needs?
What kind, good sir, have you ?
Some kingdoms which more pompous
And full of brazen show.
Are emptier and poorer far
Thau those that kindness know;
At last to dead-sea fruit they turn;
Become as bitter rue,
Dead ashes in ttie funeral urn—
What kind, good sir, have you 1
Rank Foolishness.
You occassionally see it stated that
colds do not result from cold weather.
That is rank foolishness. Were it true
colds would be as prevalent in mid
summer as in mid-winter. The microbe
that causes colds flourishes in damp,
cold weather. To get rid of a cold
take Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. It
is effectual and is highly recommend
ed by people who have used it for many
years as occasion required, and know
its real value. Obtainable everywhere.
To half pint of water add 1 oz. Bay
Rum, a small box of Barbo Compound,
and Vi oz. of glycerine. Apply to the hair
twice a week until it becomes the desired
shade. Any druggist can put this up or
you can mix It at home at very little cost.
Full directions for making and use come
in each box of Barbo Compound. It will
gradually darken streaked, faded gray
hair, and removes dandruff. It Is excel
lent for falling hair and will make harsh
hair soft and glossy. It will not color the
scalp, is not sticky or greasy, and does not
rub off.
Why not send the Optimist to
friend and get 2000 Pony Votes?
If you would ^
raise matured ^
com you must k.
plant Will's
acclimated Seed. ■*
See Catalog for
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Free to All
If your hens refuse to ray,
Blame the mayor;
If you fail to draw your pay,
Blame the mayor;
If your false teeth break in two,
And your food you cannot chew,
Blame the mayor.
If your street is never paved,
Blame the mayor;
If your soul is never saved,
Blame the mayor,
If your collar is torn and split,
And up your shirt there's a slit.
Blame the mayor.
If the water mains run dry,
Blame the mayor;
If soneone blacks your eye,
Blame the mayor;
If your sewer is not laid,
And your taxes are not paid,
Blame the mayor.
If weeds grow on your lawn,
Blame the mayor;
If your summer cash is gone,
Blame the mayor;
If you have no overcoat,
And the winter's got your goat,
Blnme the mayor.
If no coal is in your box,
Blame the mayor;
If your kids catch chiekenpox,
Blame the mayor;
If your Jersey cow dries up,
And you lose your pointer pup,
Blame the mayor.
If your taxes are too big,
Blame the mayor;
If your neighbor keeps a pig,
Blame the mayor;
If the street lamps do not light,
If your crossing is a sight,
Blame the mayor.
If the trains too fast do speed,
Blame the mayor;
If the ordinance they exceed,
Blame the mayor;
If the engineers are fined,
And the trains are all behind,
Blnme the mayor.
If you're sore at all mankind,
Blame the mayor;
If your pants are patched behind,
Blame the mayor;
ilf he doesn't trade with you,
Roast him 'till lie's black and blue;
Give him thunder—that's his due—
Blame the mayor.
{12 in California and one in Montana;
Sixty-five beet sugar factories in vari
ous parts of the United States in 1914
produced $62,605,209 worth of sugar
and byproducts. Four of these plants
were located in Idaho, seven in Utah,
but none in Washington or Oregon,
according to the census bureau's sum
mary of the report of the department
of commerce, Washington, 1). C., which
has just been issued.
The industrial und agricultural com
mittees of the Spokane Chamber of |
' trying to interest capital ;
in reopening the old Corbin factory for
the manufacture of licet sugar at
Waverly, Wash., which closed several
years ago on account of lack of beets.
This"Tiicjftidn, it is argued, is ideal
for the industry. Waldo G. Paine of
the Inland Empire railway, has assur
ed the committees that rates of the
utmost reasonableness can be promised
growers of beets from all points with
in a radius of at least 200 miles. Mr.
Paine also calls attention to the fact
that large quantities of dried beet pulp
are shipped into this territory from
points as far away as Colorado and
that use of it as food for stock in
creases all the time. Such pulp would
be one of the principal productions
of a beet sugar factory.
The beauty of growing beets is that
land may be used at high profit that
is unavailable for almost anything
else. This use would throw open a
new field to farmers who now raise
wheat only. Orchard growers would
also be vitally interested, as sugar
beets would be a fine opportunity to
use every inch of ground uot taken
up by trees and would add to rather
than detract from the fertility of the
soil for apple growing.
President Wilson appears to have
ommitted himself to a scientific tariff
and a reasonable protection of from
$15 to $20 a ton on sugar. It would
appear that on account of the present
high prices the present is an oppor
tune time for a beet sugar manufac
The supreme court of the state of
Idaho will be called upon to decide
who is mayor of Idaho Falls and just
whether Edgiugtou or Clark is entit
led to that honor. The suit before the
highest court of the state is the appeal
taken from the district court, the case
being entitled W. W. Huffaker vs.
George W. Edgington.
Attorney W. P. Hanson of Idaho
Falls, attorney for the Citizens' party
of which Mr. Huffaker was and is
chairman, is the attorney representing
the Citizens' party, of which Clark
was the candidate for mayor. The
brief filed with the court will bo to
the effect that Edgington is not entitled
to the nine votes which he received in
excess of the votes cast for Clark for
the reason that in the first ward a
number of illegal votes were cast.
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Design Patents obtained
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k AT A SAVING OF $ 11 °
Get 50 cents worth of Karo from your grocer, and sena
the label* to us together with 65 cents and we'll send you
this $2.25 Solid Aluminum Griddle by prepaid parcel post.
H ERE is a dean cash saving of $1.40—and thousands of
housewifes havo already taken advantage of this remark
able chance to get an aluminum griddle for less than the
wholesale price.
This Aluminum Griddle needs no greasing. It doesn't chip or
rust. It heats uniformly over entire baking surface — doesn't
burn the cakes in one spot and leave them underdone in another.
It doesn't smoke up the kitchen—and the cakes are mors digest*
ible than when fried in grease.
At great expense we are seeking to place a Karo Aluminum
Griddle in the homes of all Karo users, so that Karo—the famous
spread for griddle cakes and waffles—may be served on the most
deliciously baked cakes that can be made.
You know Karo, of course. Nearly everybody does—63,000,000
cans sold last year alone. And you doubtless know the wonder*
ful cleanliness and durability of Aluminum ware.
If you are a Karo user already then you know all about this
wonderful syrup—you know how fine It is as a spread for bread;
how delicious it is with griddle cakes,waffles, hot biscuits and
corn bread.
Get 50 cents worth of Karo from your grocer at once, and
send the labels and 85 cents (P. O. money order or stamps)
to us and get one of these Aluminum Griddles by prepaid
parcel post.
Remember that our supply is going fast — so get your
Karo today. We will also send you free one
of the famous Corn Products Cook Books.
Com Products Refining Company
P. 0. Bex 161 New Yerk Dept. FX
The land board, sheep and stockmen
failed to reach an agreement at their
conference Saturday afternoon over
the proposed rules covering the leasing
of state lands upon which there is a
conflict between the sheep and stock
interests regarding the two-mile limit
law and the use of stock range for
sheep. By arrangement with the board
by all factions
if tl
tlie hearing
went over
vlii'ii the t'xe
cutive rimi
Idaho Wool
1 Growers'
Ihe Idaho
Cattle ii
will meet
board and
a definite
ho arrived
at. At the
■ri'iice of t in
■ sheep and
bit was mad
10 to get to
agreement 1
>y vvli ieli a
drafted sati
sfuetory to
Hark well w a
is chairman
Horse Crowe
with the lam
conclusion \v
afternoon cm
stockmen an
gether on a
rule could I
both. B, T.
I of the conference and James E. Clin
jton, secretary. Each mtiîc stood firm
on their respective demands and so re
ported to the land board.
Will Make No Leases
After hearing the report the board
passed a resolution to the effect that
between now and April 22 no leases
will be entered into for state land with
either the sheep or stockmen. By tak
ing this action neither side is given an
advantage and the issue can rest until
the next conference takes place. Aside
from the conflict as outlined there is
no other serious conflict with regard
to the proposed rules which the land
board proposes to adopt ami put into
Prior to the next conference with the
land board the leasing issue will be
discussed fully by all sheep and stock -
men. At the conference yesterday
when it was suggested that the sheep
and stockmen get together and arbi
trate, there was Considerable good na
turell feeling exhibited, but it was
plainly evident that both would stand
on what they consider their rights in
the matter of using the state lands for
grazing purposes. The sheepmen
seemed to recognize that in time they
are doomed to be shut off the range
they held for so many years due to the
rapidly settling of the dry farm lands.
In fact Governor Alexander pointed
this out to the sheepmen when he urg
ed that they get together as citizens,
representative of all the state, and not
' as representing their own individual
interests, so that an agreement satis
factory to all could be reached.
Are Against Two Mile Limit
The sheepmen pointed out that the
two mile limit law is working out as
an injustice to their industry because
of the settlement of even the remote
dry farms hero and there over the
former open range, shutting it oft' from
them because they cannot approach
within two miles of such farm lands to
graze their sheep but must keep them
moving. They are for the repeal of
the two mile limit law. The stockmen
demonstrated in their argument they
are just as determined the statute shall
remain in force.
The small stockmen made a showing
to the board they were entitled to some
rights and that the range should not
be shut off from them altogether. They
argued that unless there are rigid rules
put in effect by the land board this
will be the case. At the conference of
the sheep and stockmen the issues of
all concerned were discussed at length
but it was evident after the discussion
had gone on some time there was no
prospect of an agreement being reach
'd.'—Capital News.
Expert facial and scalp treatments,
shampooing and manicuring—any hour
by appointment. Helen Quinlan, 495
N. Stout Ave., phone 184.—Adv.
no more neceosary
than Smallpox. Army
experience he» demonstrated
the almost miraculous effi
cacy, and harmlessness, of Antityphoid Vaccination.
Be vaccinated NOW by your physician, ycu and
your family. It is more vital than house insurance.
Ask your physician, druggist, or send for Have,
you had Typhoid?'* telling of Typfloid Vaccine,
results from use, and danger fron Typhoid Carriers.
TM* ruTTr?? l AMVftATOHY. BCtKCinT. CAL,
taoavciM« VA.URCS a scrums uaau u. i aev. uctasa
When to Take Chamberlain's Tablet*
AVhen you feel dull and stupid after
When constipated or bilious.
When you havo a sick headache.
When you havo a sour stomach.
When you belch after eating.
When you have indigestion.
When nervous or despondent.
When you have no relish for your
in Tale. ,
When your liver is torpid.
Obtainable everywhere.
Notice is hereby given that the un
lersigned, Fred Bergeson, constable of
Groveland Precinct, will sell at public
auction to the highest bidder for cash,
the following described est ray animals,
One bay mare, about tut years old,
weighing about 600 pounds, branded
A, with lazy B on top, on the
right thigh, aud one black geld
ing colt, left white hind foot, wliito
stripe in face, weighing about 509
pounds, and unbrandeti.
Said animals are now in the 'posses
sion of A. 8. Fullmer, at his place ia
Groveland, anil said sale will be held at
10 o'clock a. m., on the 22nil day of
April, 1916, at the premises of said A.
B. Fullmer.
Four publications commencing March
16, 191G.
Notice is hereby given that, the un
dersigned sheriff of Bingham county
will sell at public auction the follow
ing described estray animal, to-wit:
One two-year-old Jersey steer, dark
streak down center of back, tip of one
horn torn off, unbraniled, at the home of
Vonlio MeNeal, about two miles west
of Moreland on the old Loy ranch, at
ten o'clock a. m., on the Uith day of
May, 1916.
4-2Ü-4L Sheriff.
There came to 1113- place about Janu
ary 1, 1916, one black 2-vear-old filly
with no visible brand. Has very small
white spot on forehead. If not claimed
by May 10, 1916, will Vie sold at publie
auction for cash to the highest bidder,
to pay expense of keeping and adver
Constable Riverside Precinct, Idaho.
4 27 5t.
For sale at public auetion: Two bur
ros, a mare and colt. Mare is about
fourteen years old, twelve hands high,
dark browa in color, and with no visi
ble marks or brands. One burro colt
{about six months old, dark brown i*
—Adv. J. T. KING.
Constable, Taber, Idaho.
Notice is hereby given that the fol
lowing warrants of the City of Black
foot, Idaho, will be pair on presentation
at the oflii-e of the deputy city treas
urer at the First National bank, Black
foot, Idako:
General Fund.
Nos. 1522 to 1756 inclusive.
City Treasurer.
By W. 8. WRIGHT,
Blackfoot, Feb. IS, 191«. Deputy.

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