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Republican. THE OPTIMIST GIVES 2000 PONY VOTES ON EVERY YEARLY SUBSCRIPTION FOOT OFFICIAL PAPER OF BLACKFOOT CITY AND BINGHAM CO., IDA. VOL. IX. NO. 28 BLACKFOOT, BINGHAM COUNTY, IDAHO. THURSDAY. JUNE 8.1916 $2.00 PER YEAR NEW COTTAGE AL MOST COMPLETED The Cottage Hotel 'a new preaaei) brick annex will be finished in about ten clays, ailiT-no city" the »fee »f Black foot can boast of a more up to date, eosy and homelike hostelry. The thir ty .new rooms'are furnished in a fault less and expensive manner, with ma hogany furniture, brass bedsteads and $25 box mattresses, the best made, and the floors are covered with velvet car pets. The rooms arc all sunny and airy and furnished with neat electric light devices and ' private tele phones. They are equipped with hot an.d cold' running water, shower baths and porcelain lavatories. The halls are wide, nicely carpeted and lighted, and are equipped • with two bath rooms for the use of patrons, in „addition to the individual shower baths. JOyer the entrance to the hotel will bo a neat, little roof garden, furnished for comfort and bedecked with plants and flowers and affording a beautiful view of the city and- its people. The hotel klso can be proud of its! suite of rooms that are furnished with all the com forts and 'conveniences that.it is possi ble for 'ja hotel to afford. .. Them is a spurious ; public parlor* %or the ' use of guests .àù d their friends'; that is „fur nished for comfort and eh'tcrtaiidiient in a faultless manner, with beautiful rockers and siestas. Tlie carpet in this cosy parlor cost over $500. The spacious dining room has a vel vet carpet, cut glass flower vases, a vic trola, and the chairs are of polished oak, with leather seats, and this part of the hotel must be seen to be appre ciated. The hotel will have seventy-three rooms, ranging in price from 75c to $5.00. per i(ay, and will be a credit to our city, as many larger cities in Idaho do not afford a hostelry that is so thor oughly and expensively equipped for conveniences and comforts as the Cot tage soon will be. TO AUTOMOBILISTS. The Chautauqua Association asks that auto owners meet for parade on Saturday afternoon this week, meeting and forming at the Court House square at 3 o'clock. Each participant is hereby asked to invite bis own guests, and it is suggest ed that each car carry its passenger ca pacity. Decoration of cars is not asked. Please maintain a space of not less than 50 feet, driving safelv. J. H. EARLY. CLUB CIGAR STORE CON VENTION BULLETINS The Club Cigar store is receiving hourly long distance telephone bulle tins from the Republican national con vention. in Chicago. If you are inter ested, that's the place to get the in formation. HENDRIE TAKES OVER McCORMICK LINE The Hendrie Implement Co. bas taken over the McCormick line of harvesting machinery, and will carry a full line of these popular machines, and also a full supply of repairs for the same.—Adv. ORAM-MOORE WEDDING. Miss Helen Oram, of Rexbuig, and Mr. E. W. Moore, of Idaho Falls, were united in marriage Wednesday by Bishop O. Buchanan. The young couple left for Utah, where they will visit sev eral places on their honeymoon trip. CONCERT NIGHTS ÔHANGED. On request of many contributors, the popular street band concerts which have been given every Saturday night by the Woodman build will be given hereafter on Friday nights. The J. C. Maguire Paving Co. 1ms opened an office in the Bietlian block, on Pacific street. ADDITIONAL LOCALS The pony carriage which is one of tho grand prizes in the contest now being conducted in Rlackfoot arrived a few days ngo, and it is stated that the pony will be received in about fifteen days. A. F. Webb, chief chemist of the sugar factory, has resigned and taken his family to West Jordan, Utah, where he has aceepted a similar situation. Harry Greiinau lias succeeded Mr- Webb ill the local sugar house. Mrs. Charles Hart and family left yesterday for their future home in Twin Falls, where Mr. Hart has a lucrative ami responsible position. That they may be happy and prosperous is the sin cere wish of a host of frieuds. J. H. Wright, of Farmington, Utah, a traveling man, has located in Black foot, where he has rented the Hazel White residence on Fisher aveulie, where his wife and three small chil dren are comfortably located. The Racket Store is moving to bet ter and larger quarters in the store room long occupied by the Rowels-Alack lialierdashery. Mr. Kstenseu 's increas ing business lias outgrown its present quarter*, and lie is now prepared to meet its demands. Mis* Elizabeth O'Brien, the music teacher in the Blackfoot schools during the past term, left for Glendive, Mont., a few Jays ago, and will visit with rela tives for a few weeks, and then go to Chieago, where she will study nmsie. a GLADYS MITCHELL'S DEATH SLIGHTLY AVENGED Jesse Ceses of..Balt Lake City, the young man whose reckless auto driving caused the death of Miss Gladys Mit chell and her affianced, of Riverside, Idaho, has been found guilty of man slaughter, the penalty for which is not more. than a year in the county jail. Commenting on the conviction the Po catello Tribune says: 1 ! Geses, the Salt Lake individual who ran down a couple of I dahpvpçoplc not long ago, was'convicted of mauslaugh ter, though thq penalty? -under the pe uilinr form of conviction, is not in ex cess of one : yaar •in. 'tKe county jeil. Gesa» was a speed bug, and didn't stop when lie ran over and killed two people. He is one of the type that has little regard for rules, regulations or road law, and the only deplorable thing about liis act or bis trial is that the sentence is hardly adequate to answer the purpose of supplying an example The tragedy which resulted in the conviction of Geses occurred at the in tersection of Fifth East, and Seventh Street South, shortly before midnight, on November 13, 1915. The victims had. alighted from a street car but an instant before they were struck by the automobile driven by Geses. They were to have been married the next day. .... L..j nn tio i»:n.,.i Davies was instantly killed. The se verc mutilations of iiis body from the impact of the automobile was men •Honed by the trial judge drs conclusive I evidence that the car operated by | Gesas was driven at a reckless rate I of speed. The young woman was fatal- j ly injured, dying without, regaining ' consciousness. ANOTHER AUTO COLLISION. Yesterday evening Dr. Hoover and David Brorkie, of Arco, had an auto col lision on the corner of Main and Pacific, in which no one. was hurt, but both cars were considerably damaged'. Spectators to the accident sav both drivers were to blame, but Mr. Broekie who was on tho wrong side of the street, was arrested by Marshall Drew for a violation of the auto ordinance. Upon the refusal of Dr. Hoover to make a complaint against him tlie charge was withdrawn, and he gave his check for $50 to have the Doctor's car repaired. CARD OT THANKS. AA'e desire to sincerely and publicly thank the many kind friends and neigh bors who so generously volunteered their services and sympathy to us dur ing the last illness and burial of our beloved wife and mother. Especially j are we grateful to the Maccabees and | Royal Neighbors for their true frater- : mil services and attention, which great I ly assisted us to bear our greatest sor- j row. And to the many who donated the services of their autos we feel truly thankful. A. B. STEPHENS AND SONS. NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC. I desire to notify the public that I have bought the Carson House and am having it thoroughly renovated and painted, and will make it absolutely sanitary ami comfortable. It is my in tention to conduct this rooming houso in n manner that will make it both home-like and comfortable, and every accommodation ami courtesy will be cheerfully extended to patrons.. I so licit vour patronage. 6-8-tf. LEE J. JONES. DIED IN BED. Last Saturday J. W. Nelson, nu un I I the county was compelled to bury him. WILL NOT APPEAL. J. O. Clay, who was found guilty in the probate court of Bingham county oil a charge of reckless driving of an automobile and who was assessed a fine of $59 and costs, will not appeal to the district court, as was the first intention. Air. (.'lay disposed of the case in this way on advice of his attor neys, Holden & Eckhardt.— Idaho Falls Register. BAN ON SIDEWALK OPENINGS The city council held a called meet ing last night to consider the advisa bility of permitting the Eet-les Invest ment Company having a sidewalk en trance to their hotel basement, to which some of the solons object. They will bold another meeting tomorrow night on the same subject. V Billy Vanderwood, of Mackay, passed through Blackfoot Tuesday on his way to Pocatello, where he is seeking medi cal attention. He has been sick for the past several weeks, during which time he has lost about twenty pounds. He fears an attack of appendicitis. NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS AND BUILDERS. AU persons wishing to use water fur nished through any pipe, main or hyd rant by the Blackfoot Water Works for construction or building purposes, must first obtain a written permit from tho office of tho company. Any person allowing any contractor or builder to use water from their prem ises without a permit from the Black foot Water Works will bo charged for same. BLACKFOOT WATER WORKS, LTD. 6-l-2t Council Considers Bills, Building Permits, Etc. The city ing Tuesday present, and Minutes < journed nice proved, with two small corrections. grunted: 1. peuter shop t.o build a Jenkins, to garage, liotnl and business rooms, to nue, to cost $5,000. Leo -Heuidi, J. S. Watson, R. W. Watson and their.neighborhood petitioned the board ! for a sidewalk district. Laid over. F. N. Parkinson. John Jensen, F. '(!. Parkinson a id others in their neighbor- i hood petitioned for a bonded improve rm..1:. g t i ________ I j ment distrie I A mini bei I tax-payers p I betweeii the | ditions. Tli I sition to tli j ferred to tli ' C. V. K Laid over. Tanner and Parkinson ad re was considerable oppo is petition, and it was re proper committee, ms, W. L. Young, H. AY. installed by Produce Co. l*PTOiisfmH to locate a street, betwi Permissioi railroad to c The folio« lowed: Powers' Pirn Allen Transfer Co. E. N. McKinley C. Taylor .. I. E. Smith Grove City Clarence Nt Perry Deitei J. II. Downing Utah Fire ( ON TRIAL Lawrence is accused i is being tri< we go to pr prisoner wilt Mayor Peck presiding. tings read J. Post, to build a car Vunderwood an improvement district. Thomas Bible, C. E. Jackson and oth ers petitioned for a sidewalk district. J. IL Miller, W. A. Beakley and oth ers. petitioned for sidewalks and cross ings All sidewalk petitions were referred to the 'street and alley committee. It was reported that the alley in the rear of the First National Bank be longed to the city, and the one in the rear of the postoflice belonged to D. H, Bietlian. It was moved and seconded that tho Blackfoot «ater works company be ked to take over a certain water pipe the Blackfoot Gra in mu! 1 was granted J. <5. Ala go ire paving plant, on Lincoln en Ash and Afaple streets. «ns granted the O. S. L. on struct a freight platform north of their present one, except where it extends north of the south side of West Washington street or avenue. ing bills were read and al rinacy Cafe hier . lav Co. ............if 2.15 ............. 8.95 ............. 68.98 ............. 29.33 ............ 74.70 ............. 6.20 ............. 32.25 ............105.23 ............. 7.50 .............391.50 FOR SHOOT ING OFFICER FACKRELL \V est, alias " Dutch, " who I f attempted manslaughter, d in the district court us t*ss. The 'defendant is tlie ■' broke out of the county . jail some time ago with Maurice Bur- 1 ton ami shot Deputy Sheriff Faekrell lii the foot «lien the special officer at tempted to capture him. Ferdinand street^ of Blackfoot. The con who seemed erence in this to give grangers the pref The defendant is represented by Attorney Andersen. BUILDING NEWS. be ready for of the year M. S. Eccles magnate, wl yard in Bla F. A. Dahle, of the contracting firm of Eccles & Dahle, of Logan, was in , Blackfoot this morning. He reports the comment ement of work on the Ecoles hotel and other properties ad joining, which he says will mean uu in- j vestment of $159,096. He states that ■ the hotel and other propesties will not i eupaucy before the first of the Eccles Invest- j ment Co., is n Blackfoot, looking after; his interests He is accompanied by Robert Anderson, the Logan lumber 'o is installing a lumber kfoot. ARCO ROCK FOB 8TBEET. Superintendent Varley, of the Utah Idaho Sugar I Company, spent last Fri- j day* and Saturday in Arco closing a , contract with the J. 0. Maguire Paving j Co., for 26,099 tons of rock, which will ; be used for a base for the bitulithie j tractors got the rock very reasonable. It is already quarried,'but a tramway ill osting several thousand dollars have to be built for loading it on the cars when al freight rate of 50 cental pe* ton will be charged for transporta- , t, °" to B H fwt _ j ' I The J. C. Maguire Paving Co. has at j present twenty-five men at work on the : streets of Blackfoot preparing for the laying of the paving. The work being i done gives our city a decided appear- j a nee of activity in the improvement line- The pay roll of the Maguire com P»ny in this ]vork amounts to over $73 per day, which is a most Iteneficeut feature of the condition. ! 8v i Win. Drew 0. J. Hughes I ist m •> J. F- Robinson ................ ....... ........ 34.69 M. W. Smith ........................... ........ 9.9u i Bernat Bros. ................... ........ 4.31) 1 Adarkus Bleiiklc ....-,.............. ........ 18.99 Pèfc.y Jones .......................... ........ 2.09 Al. S. Tel. & Tel. Co............ ........ 1,29 Grove City Plumbing Co. ... ........ 16.55 P- S. Fisher ............................ ........ 25.69 I N. F. Boyle ............. ........ ........ 17.35 Berryman Hardware Co........ ........ 39.95 Jas. Young ........................... ........ 27.80 J. C. Alagiiire .......................... ........675.99 Palace Drug Store .............. .........73 C. W. & Al. Co. ............... ........101.48 Lee Dillard ............................. ........ 14-59 Blackfoot Water Works Co ........318.09 Hyrum Allen ....................... ........ 5.75 Southern -Idaho Water Powe Co. 3.99 Southern Idaho Water Power Co...232.00 1 Syms-York ................ ........... ........ 28.99 i White Transfer Co................ ........ 3.25 J. E. Good ............................. ........ 25.90 Win. Drew ............................... ........ 85.00 0. J. Hughes ......................... ........ 60.00 W. T. Brown ...........:............... ........ 60.00 R. S. Sewell ........................... ........ 90.00 Dipple Lateral Ditch Co........ ........ 1.70 W. 11. Groseclose ................... ........ 80.00 G. D. Bernard & Co............ ........ 1.34 Kinney & Co........................ 7.35 Brown-Hart Co....................... ........ 6.50 P. B. Van Blurieom ............... ........ 4.25 Idaho Republican ............... ........ 77.00 C. F. McKinley ................... ........ 37.57 Jos. Wiggins .,..................... ........ 6.25 Blackfoot Optimist ............... ........ 41.33 Jas. Young ............................ ...... 49.09 Lewis Taylor ....................... ........ 29.50 Alose Bishop .......................... ........199.06 J. 11. Taylor ........................ ....... 6.75 ......... »1.2« ........ 9.50 Blackfoot Elma Hatch ...................... J. H. Taylor......................... N. F. Boyle & Co. ami tli Mercantile Co. were given permission to pave the alley in the rear of their places of business, provided they pa/ all the costs of said improvement. Moved and seconded that the city ad vertise for bids for laying cement side walk in front of Mrs. Chalmers' resi dence ou South Stout street, the cost of'the same to be assessed against tli J property . J. C. Afaguire was given permission to use gravel for the curbs and man holes in the improvement district until crushed rock could be obtained. The bond of .1. C. Maguire of $98, 298.46 was approved by the council am] city attorney The bill of the estimated cost of the work done by Jas. Young for surveying in the improvement district to June 1, amounting to $675.06, was read and al lowed. The report, of the police judge, show ing a collection of $30, ami that of the chief of police, showing a collec tion of $45 for the month of May, were read and referred to the finance com mittee. ! j j j I VICTIM OF THE MYSTER IOUS ESTRAY LAW The district court, opened last Aloa day with the criminal case of the State vs. (!. Brown, better known as "Cali t orn in Jack," who was accused of re reiving and disposing of a strav roan stallion that was claimed by J. V. Eng land. The county attorney in preseat ing the matter to the court, established tin 1 fact that the animal as nil estrav stolen animal and voted to acquit the defendant. GOT HIS LEG BROKE. While en route to Soda Springs last Saturday R. L. Loomis met witli an ac cident that caused hi* return to Bluek loot. When near Ralph Dixie's place his team got scared at a squaw, and Mr. Loomis alighted and tried to pacify them, hut before he succeeded in doing so one of the frightened animals stepped on or kicked him on the left leg, breaking it. He was taken to the home of Air. Bellamy and placed in the care of Dr. Davis. MARRIED LAST MONDAY. Last Monday Walter J. Brooks and Miss Muliel Hungate, both of Mackay, were given 'a marriage cirtifieate by Deputy Clerk Dance. They are both 28 years of age. À1 Baker, of Mackay, and Maria Ba ker, of Blackfoot. The bride is 22 and the groom 36 years of age. W. A. Parsons and Vina Rhiel, both of Rlackfoot. They are both 28 year* of age, and were married by Probate Judge Doud. IMPORTANT RUSI NESS TRANSACTION M r. «;. W . Berrvman has purchased of th< . King estate'the business building now occupied by the Dustin Pharmacy, which in the near future will be occu pied by the T. A. Hayes novelty shop, The pharmacy will be moved to the new Kerles building when it it* completed. --- The solicitors for a Fourth of Juiv fund have been in evidence this week, and we are informed they have raised about $80 for the glorious celebration, and will make a report at the mer chants' lunch this evening. NIECE OF BLACKFOOT MAN TO CHRISTEN NEW BATTLESHIP Henrietta Amelia Simons, dnughter of Air. and Mrs. Will Simons, of Boise, and niece of Fred Simons, of Blackfoot, wil] christen the new battleship Idaho, sis ter ship to the Mississippi ami. Cali fornia, the three new battleships au thorized constructed by the last Con gress, which will be launched next fall, probably in September- Governor Al exander a few days ago authorized the announcement of the appointment. Miss Simons is 13 years old and the grand daughter of the State's chief execu tive. She is at present- attending the public schools in Boise. The secretary of war asked Governor Alexander to make his appointment nt this time, although it will be several months before the battleship is launched. The honor of christening a great bat tleship is a signal one and falls to but few people, and Miss Simons is one of the few Idahoans on whom it lias been conferred. She iR to be congratulated. Atiss Simons is u native Idahoan. She was born in Boise, where she- lias re sided all her life. The christening of the Idaho will to Idaho people be of unusual interest be- cause it is' biter of the -most modern se^ fighters under - construction and when launched will constitute one of the greatest fighting machines in the world. The Idaho «as so named in honor of this State. The old battleship Idaho was launched during the administration of Frank R. Gooding ami was christened by Governor Gooding's youngest daugh ter. BIG LAND OFFICE BUSINESB. Four hundred ami thirty-eight appli cations for land, mostly homesteads, "ere allowed at the Blackfoot laud office during Alav. This is the heavi ! est. business month so far in 1916. j Three hundred and thirty three original applications were filed in April. The money received in Alay amounted to $12,300. About SO relinquishments were filed during the month; 127 final proofs were filed, and 124 filial certifi cates issued for the same month. BREAKS COLTS LEG. While coining from T'oeatello last At.....lay, James Hopkins of the Red Cross Garage collided with a colt and broke one of its legs. The owner of the colt, a Mr. Jones, was present when the accident oeeured, ami exonerated Air. Hopkins, who did all he possibly could to avoid the accident FREE MOTORCYCLE RACES. About ten of the racers who « ill pa» ticipate in the motorcycle race between Salt Lake City and Blackfoot. on July 3 will arrive in Blackfoot Saturday night, their trip being for the purpose of inspecting the road over which they expect to motor. Next Sunday they will give a free demonstration of their speed at the fair grounds, where every body is invited. BLACKFOOT BULL MOOSE REPRESENTATIVES W. A. Lee departed Saturday for Chicago, where lie will attend the na tional Progressive convention. Rev. Lather Stromquist, who is in (lie cast at the present time, will also attend and represent Blackfoot. Gordon Bills is nursing an incipient attack of appendicitis, and has hopes of escaping the knife. (T Protection That Preserves I S AHSI'KED valuables placed in a Safe Deposit Box in our modern steel anil concrete burglar-proof, fire proof and water-proof vaults. The smallest liox in this department will accommodate the i in portant papers and jewels of the average family. CÄ3 D. W. Standrod & Co. Bankers BLACKFOOT IDAHO GREATLY BELOVED LADY LAID TO REST The funeral of Mrs. A. H. Stephens took place at 2 o'clock last Friday aft ernoon from her late home on North Shilling avenue, where an immense con course of friends and neighbors assem bled to pay their last tribute of respect and friendship to the deceased and her broken-hearted and bereaved, husband and three minor sons, whose great lbss would be recovered if it were possible for the unanimous and sincere sympathy of a community to do so. The Royal Neighbors, and the Maccabees in white, attended the finie- nil in bodies, as the deceased «'as one of their most active members. The floral offerings were most generous ami very beautiful, the casket and once happy home being almost bidden with mounds of fresh roses, carnations and lilacs. The services at the home were conducted by the Rev. Jolfii Austin, who dwelt impressively on the charit able Christian life of the dead. As a mark of respect for the dead, and an ev idence of condolence for the living, the merchants suspended business during the funeral hour, amt the procession, which consisted of fifty autos ami other vehicles, is said to have, been the largest burial cortege ever seen iii Blackfoot. In the death of Airs. Stephens Black foot has lost, one u'f 'its 4o^>st justly pop ular women, ns tit knew her was lint to love her. Her sweet, smiling face and pleasant countenance was noted at home ami abroad, ami those who had not the pleasure of a spenkRig acquaint ance with her admired the kindly light of her eves, which seemed to shine for nil, regnnlles»of their social or financial rating. Kindness and gen erosity were depicted on her madonna like face, where no trace of affectation or haughty pride was ever seen. She was one of the noblest of Women, a wife and mother whose dentil is an irre parable loss to her grief-stricken hus band ami three sous, nml a loss to Blackfoot that will not soon be for gotten. RESOLUTIONS. Whereas, In His infinite wisdom, the all-wise Father has seen fit to remove from her temporal home our esteemed friend and neighbor, Onin Jane Ste phens, wife of Mr. A. B. Stephens, and mother of Louis, Dorsey and Ra.y Ste phens, we, the members of Golden Chain Camp No. 3058, Royal Neighbors of America, pass the following resolu tions: Be it resolved, That we extend to them our affectionate sympathy in this their hour of trial, and commend their consolation to Him who looks with com passion upon the motherless; und, be it further Resolved, That we send a copy af these resolutions to Air. A. B. Stephens and sous; also that a ropy lip placed on file in the Golden Chain Camp No. 3058. Af ARY A. BELL, KM Al A C. BALL, AfARGAHET C. SNIDER, Committee. SPECIAL OFFICER AS SAULTED ON SIDEWAK This morning Charles Downing ap peared before Police Judge Good, charged with the crime of battery oil Special Officer Dick Chamberlain, who lias earned considerable enmity as a booze detective. Steve Larson, who took an important part in the alterca tion, was exonerated by Downing, who took the sole credit of the ussault, which was of a harmless nature.