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The Blackfoot Optimist ■
Entered as second class matter. De- i ©ember 3. 1907, at the postoftlce at | Blackfoot, Idaho, under the Act of Con- | Kress of March 3. 1879 ' Published every Thursday SUBSCRIPTION RATES One year In advance ..............$2.00 Six months ........................ 1.00 Three months .......................66 W. M. DOOLEY, Manager OPPONENTS WIRE CONGRATULATIONS D. W. Davis has reveived congratu latory messages from two of bis op ponents, as follows: "Accept my hearty congratulations on your nomination. I bespeak for you the same success in November. ■Geo. E. Crum.'' "Congratulations on your decisive victory. 1 am a cheerful loser. We should all unite for a successful elect ion. Count on me. I appeal to my Triends to do the same . Herman II. Tavlor. ' ' As an evidence of our adherence to reciprocity, if you'll present us with an automobilo»we'll furnish the gasoline to run it. Auditorium THE P o™i<> THURSDAY and FRIDAY, Sept 21 & 22. Matinee, Friday * ELLIOTT & SHERMAN PRESENT CLUNE'S CINEMA OPERA GRAND OPERATIC SCORE Interpreted By SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA of 25 ONLY ENGAGEMENT POCATELLO etefi Don't Fail SEE IT lights, 25c, 50c, 75c and $1.00. 1 llUCb. Matinee, Adults, 50c; Children; 25c. ''Birth of a Nation'' Orchestra. KENNEDY'S Second Addition Lots Located Five Blocks South Jof First National Rank ONLY 35 LEFT Prices $25.00 to $75.00 Each EASY TERMS Ten Per Cent. Cash and Balance Ten Per Cent. Each Month Until Paid For Also Some Acreage Tracts E. M. KENNEDY RUTHVEN J. HAMMER TEACHER OF VOICE - Temporarily at Mormon First Ward Church, Shilling Ave. Every Thursday COACH FOR OPERA, DRAMA, VAUDEVILLE AND CABBARET SINGERS Can Place You in Good Paying Positions. Affiliated With Western Booking Agency >-« Many a swell dresser has a dirty bach ard. Hang onto life. \ou 11 never get a | second grab. | ' Hell is a. hot one, and so is home when an irate wife is after you. Thanhs, we never smoke political ci gars. Make it an ad instead. GRAZING HOMESTEAD MEASURE GOES OVER Washington, Sept. 8.—In the closing hours of the session today the senate passed the 640-aore grazing homestead bill. With some amendments it had al ready passed the house. It did not pass the senate, however, in time for the house to act on the amendments and for the bill to be enrolled before adjourn ment. The bill retains its status, though, and will pass and become a law next winter. CLARIBEL SICKERT CHIROPRACTOR Adjustments for all diseases. Hours, 10 to 12 A„M., 2 to 6 P. ^f., 7 to 8 Evenings. Offices Hunter Building, Bridge Street Office Phone, 400; Residence 296. SPINAL ANALYSIS FREE. Commissioners' Proceedings Friday, September 8, 1916. State df Idaho, County of Bingham, 88 . The hoard of county commissioners of Bingham county, Idaho, met this day in special session pursuant to ad journment of August 21, 1916. J. G. Bond, chairman, James Christensen and M. A. Fugate being present, also the clerk, vpen the following proceedings were had to-wit: In the Matter of Bond Igaue The hour of 10 o'clock a. m. having arrived when bids were to be received on eighty-five thousand dollars ($85, 000.00) funding bonds, Mr. W. E. Plett ner, representing E. H. Rollins & Sons, of Denver, Colorado, submitted the fol lowing Verbal bid, not accompanied by certified check, with a provision that should |ie be accepted same would be submitted in writing: "I will put my bid in for $85,000.00, or as many as can be legally issued, more or less. They are to be legally issued, and to receive the approving opinion of Charles B. Wood, of Chica go. If my bid is accepted I will write oig; a regular contract for you. Fay all legal expenses. To make the bonds legal have county attorney get out a letter immediately to C. B. Wood, tell ing him what he thinks about the case Have the opinion back by Tuesday', if possible] Bonds to bear 5^j per cent interest.! $1,000.00 for every $1,000,00, and in addition $12.00 bonus per thous and.'' C. V. Fisher, representing John B. Price &I Co., of Beattie, Washington, submitted the following bid, accompani ed by certified check in the amount of $44,000.00. "Blackfoot, Idaho, Sept. 8tli, 1916. Hon. Board of County Commissioner Bingham County', Idaho. Gent lemen : For your legally' issued funding bonds amounting to approximately eighty thousand dollars ($80,000.00) to l>ea interest at five per cent per nnnun payable semi-annually, both principal and interest payable in New York, to be dated as soon as legally possible to be determined by our attorneys und due serially one-tenth each year afte tenth year, we will upon delivery of the bonds to us in Seattle, Washington, accompanied by full and complete do umentary and other evidence of the legality 1 in form satisfactory to oi attorneys, pay par for said bonds and furnish all legal proceedings neees: for the issuance of said bonds and fur nish blank bonds therefor. As anl evidence of good faith , our certified! check for four thousand, fou hundred I dollars ($4,400.(10,) payable to the order of the county treasurer Bingham county, is hereto attached. Prior to the issuance of the bonds it is understood and agreed that vour board is to take sur h steps and adopt siii'h proceedings as our attorneys may direct and prepare to the end that said bon Is are duly authorized for ihe funding of the valid outstanding war rants of Bingham county, Idaho. This offer isi made subject to immediate acceptance. Respectfullv submitted, JOHN E. PRICE '& COMPANY, By C. V. Fisher. The board at this time took the bids under considerationr and being advised by the county attorney, and taking into consideration a certain decision ren dered by the supreme court of Idaho, the bids above rendered were rejected. Ordered that the board do now ad journ sine die. ,T. O. BOND, Attest: Chairman. F. M. FIBER, Clerk. Monday, September 11, 1916 State of, Idaho, County of Bingham, The board of countv commissioners of Bingham county, Idaho, met this I dav pursuant to law, all me nhers of ( the hoard and the clerk being present, 1 when the following proceedings were I had, towit: ! In the Matter of Determining the Amount of Revenue to Be Raised to Meet the Expenses for the year 1816. j The above entitled matter came reg ularly on for hearing on this day, and the board being furnished with a state meat of Warrants issued for six months of the yekr 1916, and an estimate of the amount to be issued for the balance of said year, and it appearing to the board after due consideration of said matter, that, the amount of revenue to he raised for the year 1916 to meet the expenditures of said year would be approximately as follow tovvit: Warrants issued for the first half of the year 1916, cur rent expense ......................$ 19,466.00 Warrants, issued for the first half of the vear 1916, road and bridge ... Total .......... Estimated issue mainiug six 1916 „I ............. Total .......... Total warrants for tin months 1915 outstanding .".6,505.61 .$ 55,806.00 $ 91,777,61 l ies ............................$ 53,980.46 Total .........,......................$145,758.07 In the Matter of Fixing Tax Levies for the Year 1916. The above entitled matter coming on for hearing at this time, after due con sideration, it is hereby ordered that there be, land there is hereby levied on ad the taxable property within Bingham county, Idaho, as shown by the assess ment books for the year 1916, as • iiuii ized, the rate of taxes and for the pur poses as follows, tovvit: State general tax, predatory animal tax, general interest and sinking fund tax, public building endowment tax, $.18 on each $1.00.00 valuation. County. Current expense ............................$ .50 Warrant redemption .........................56 Road and bridge ..............................35 General sj-hool ............................ 15 Special School Tax Total ...........................................$1.59 Total state and county ...........$1.68 In the Matter of Levy. School «list. No. 1 ..................10 mills School dist. No. 2 .................10 mills School dim. No. 4 .................. 7 mills Something for the Housewife WATCH OUR WINDOW ON SATURDAY, SEPT. 16th, FOR NEW SHOW ING OF GENUINE STERLING CHINA SETS These are Regular $2.50 values which We are going to put on Sale SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 th At $1,99 per Set—One Day Only These sets consist of Game Sets, Grape Sets, and Berry Sets. Your Chance for an Exceptional Bargain in This Attractive Chinaware REMEMBER THE DATE WATCH THE WINDOW POWERS PHARMACY SANTOX STORE WHERE EVERYBODY GOES School dist. No. 7 ........... ........ 6 mills School dist. No. 12 ......... ........ 8 mills School dist. No. 15 ......... ........ 8 mills School dist. No. 24 ......... ........ 2% mills School dist. No. 26 ....... ........10 mills School dist. No. 28 ....... ........10 mills School dist. No. 29 ....... ....... 9 mills School dist. No. 32 ......... ........ 4 mills School (list. No. 34 ....... ........10 mills School dist. No. 39 ..... ........10 mills School dist. No. 40 ....... ........10 . mills. School dist. No. 41 ....... ........ 4 mills School dist. No. 43 ....... ........ 8 mills School dist. No. 44 ....... ........ 6 mills School dist. No. 45 ..... ........10 mills School dist. No. 48 ....... ........10 mills School dist. No. 49 ....... ........ Ô mills School dist. No. 50 ........ ........ 9 mills School dist. No. 51 ......... ........ a mills School dist. No. 54 ....... ........10 mills School dist. No. 55 ....... ........10 mills School dist. No. 56 ......... ........10 mills School dist. No. 57 ....... ........ 5% mills School dist. No. 59 ........ ......10 mills School dist. No. 60 ....... ........10 mills School dist. No. «1 ...... .........10 mills School dist. No. 62 ...... .........10 mills School dist. No. 63 ....... .........10 mills Monday, September 11, 1916 State of Id iho. Countv of Bingham, SS. The hoard of countv 'Olli nissioners met. 01 this lav is a boai il of canvass ors, pr 'sont, Jam es Chris ensen, M. A. Fugnti , and J. G Bond, < liai -man, and F. M. •'isher elei k, when the following proceoi lings vero had, towit: Oil this da y the board 1 roce eded with the canvass of the election returns of the primary election held Sept. 5, 1916, in Bingham county, Idaho, and the ab stracts of said returns were made up as provided by law, and signed by the board of canvassers, and filed by the clerk, and after the completion of said canvass and abstract, it is found that the following named persons received the highest number of votes east for tlic respective offices at the primary election held in Bingham county, on September 5, 1916: Bur Rob Republican Party For representative in congress ton L. French. For representative in congress, ert M. McCracken. For governor, D. W. Davis. For lieutenant governor, B. M. Holt. For secretary of state, George R. Ba ker. Ful ' sta î u au,Utor - G *° r * e ^ îf w , is ' For state t,easurer ' Johu W ' ^agle 8011 general, C. Douglas For attorney Smith. For state superintendent, Catherine Bryden. For inspector of mines, Robert N. Bell. For state senator, L. R. Thomas. For state representative, A. S. Dick inson. For state representative, Peter G. Johnston. For commisiuner 1st district, W. M. Christensen. For commissioner 2nd district, J. G. Bond. For commissioner 3rd district, Je. Taylor. For sheriff, A. 11. Simmons. For county treasurer, L. G. Wells. For probate judge, James E, Good. For county superintendent, Grac Faulconer. For county assessor, E. T. Malcom. For coroner, E. T. Peck. For surveyor, A. E. Christensen. For prosecuting attornev, R. W. Adair. Democratic Party For representative in congress, John V. Stanley. For representative in congress, Va riait J. Kerr. For governor, Moses Alexander. For lieutenant governor, Ernest L. Pa rkor. For secretary of state, Joseph Han sen. For state auditor, Clarence Van Deu sen. For state treasurer, Solomon P. Worthington. For attroney general, T. A. Walters. For inspector of mines, Thomas D Fry. For state senator, T. J. Bennett. For state representative, Ilarvov Allred. For state representative, John E Koovs. For commissioner 1st district, John E. Kelley. For commissioner 2nd district, W. C. Solleiiberger. l-'or commissioner 3rd district, F. T. Halverson. For sheriff, F. E. DeKay. For county treasurer. II. A. Benson. For probate judge, William Anthony. For county superintendent, William Bartlett. For-county assessor, William M. Dve. For county surveyor, James Young. Springfield, I. A. Line. Springfield, \. J. Binder Sterling, Ma k Colburn. Thomas, P. C Foisted. Taber, A. F. Willecke. Wapello, K. £. Scott. Woodville, J. M. Rider. Woodville, .1 Bishoff. For prosecuting attorney, W. A. Beak lev. For coroner, Dr. McKinnon. Non-Partisan Candidates For justice supreme court. John C. Rice. For justice supreme court, Isaac N. Sullivan. Committee. Aberdeen, E. W. Harrold. Aberdeen, P. A. Fugate. Basalt, J. L. Firth. Blackfoot No. 1, C. A. Hoover. Blackfoot No. 2, F. M. Fisher. Blackfoot No. d, W. I). Oagon. Blackfoot No. 4, George Watts. Groveland, Samuel G. Beamons. Groveland, James Yancey. Jamestown, J. W. Béguin. Moreland, John Wray. Presto, W. 11. Young. Rose, Louis Pelt. Riverside, U. F. Campbell. Rich, T. S. Caldwell. Rich, R. P. Pack roll. Rich, John Josephine. " Shelley, Soi eu Yorgeusen. Members of the Democratic Central Committee Aberdeen, J. M. Livingstone. Basalt, Fred Nelson. Blackfoot No. 1, J. T. Carruth. Blackfoot No. 2, M. M. Farmer. Blackfoot No. 3, G. L. Bruvvley. Blackfoot No. 4, F. E. DeKay. Groveland, Melvin Barrus. Jamestown, Frank Cook. Moreland, William McKnight. Presto, none elected. Rose, James F. Gardner. Riverside, John Bitton. Rich, O. B. Reddick. Rich, H. C. C. Rich. Shelley, John Moore. Springfield, A. L. Shelman. Sterling, Agnes Driscoll. Thomas, Baus Peterson. Taber, Dr. Evans. Wapello, A. Whitten. Woodville, H. Hurst. Ordered that the board do now ad journ until Tuesday at 10 o'clock a. m. J. G. BOND, Attest: Chairman. F. M. FISHER, Clerk. Tuesday, September 12, 1916 State of Idaho, County of Bingham, ss. The board of county commisiouers of Bingham county, Idaho, met this day pursuant to adjournment of September 11, last, all members of the board and the clerk being present, when the fol lowing proceedings were had, towit: In the Matter of the Petition of J. W. Lindsay, et al., for Creation of School District. Tho petition in the above entitle mutter coming on for hearing this day, after due consideration, was rejected. In the Matter of the Petition of Dow Williams, et al., for the Creation of School District No. 67 from Districts Nos. 39 and 62. A petition having heretofore been filed in the above entitled matter, and this date having been set for the heal ing of the above entitled petition, am there have been 110 remonstrance filed, and it. appearing to the best interests of the county and the people embraced in the district hereinafter described it is hereby ordered that this petition he granted, and school district No. 67 be created, the boundaries of which ar described as follows, towit: Beginning at the northwest corner of section three (3), township one (1) south, range thirty eight (38), E. B. M., thence running east six sections to the northeast corner of section four (4), township one (1) south, range thirty nino (39), E. B. M., running thence south five sections to the southeast corner of section twenty-eight (28), township one (1) south, range thirty nine, K. B. M., running thence west to the southwest corner of section twen ty-seven (27), township one (1) south range thirty-eight (38), E. B. M., running thence north five (5) section to point of beginning. In the Matter of the Petition of Jacob Gohl, et al., for Creation of School District No. 68 Prom District No. 48. A petition having heretofore been filed in the above entitled matter, and this date having been set for the hear ing of the above entitled petition, and there having been no remonstrance filed, and it appearing to the best interests of the county and the people embraced in the district hereinafter described, it is hereby ordered that this petition bo granted, and school district No. 68 bo created, the boundaries of which aro described as follows, towit: Members of the Republican Central Beginning at the southeast corner of section 31, township 1 north, range 32 east, thence running north to county line, thence west to county line to northwest corner of section 2, township 3 north, range 30, East Boise Meridian. Thence south to the southwest corner of section 35, township 1 north, range 30, E. B. M., thence east on base lino to the point of beginning. Ordered that the board do now ad journ sine die. J. G. BOND, Attest: ' Chairman. P. M. FIBER, Clerk. -- ji WARRANT CALL Notice is hereby given that the fol lowing Warrants of tho City of Black foot, Idaho, will be paid on presenta tion at tho office of the deputy city treasurer at the First National Bank: General Fund, Nos. 1791 to 1908, in clusive. MRS L. M. CHERRY, Treasurer. By B. F. PENNINGTON, Deputy. Dated September 21, 1916. First Publication July 24. Last publication, September 21. Constipation the Father of Many Ills Catarrh Cannot Be Cured with LOCAL APPLICATIONS, as they cannot reach the seat of the disease Catarrh is a local disease, greatly in fluenced by constitutional conditions, and in order to cure it you must take an internal remedy. Hall's Catarrh Medi cine is taken internally and acts thru the blood on the mucous surfaces of the system. Hall's Catarrh Medicine was . prescribed by one of the best physicians In this country for years. It is com posed of some of the best tonics known, combined with some of the best blood purifiers. The perfect combination of the ingredients in Hall's Catarrh Medi cine is what produces such wonderful results in catarrhal conditions. Send for testimonials, free. F. J. CHENEY & CO., Props., Toledo, O. Ail Druggists, 75c. Hail's Family Pills for constipation. Of the numerous ills that effect hu manity a large share start with consi pation. Keep your bowels regular nurt they may be avoided. When a laxativo is needed take Chamberlain's Thblets. They not only move the bowels but im prove the appetite ami strengthen tho digestion. Obtainable everywhere. I Claaaitted Advertising ^ WANTED. Girl for general house work. Small family. P. O. Box 235. Phone 334. WANTED—A woman for general house work. Inquire of R. G. Fleming, Blackfoot or telephone 366J. t-f FAMILY SEWING—Ladies wishing sewing done at their homes by the day will please notify Mrs. J. A. Howrey, 291 North Shilling Ave. Thono 279. FOR SALE. Five acres of improved land, four of which are in orchard. 3 room housif two porches and a $200 well of good water. Will make good chicken ranch. Just out of city limits. See Boyle, tho laud man. FOR SALE—The Blackfoot Idle Hour Pool Hall, will invoice about $1500, doing a business of about $600 per month. Cash or bankable notes. Sea W. L. PARKER or phone 283R2. tf. FOR SALE—New barrels by the Blackfoot Packing Company at $1.50 each. FOR SALE OR SERVICE—Durham Bull at Mowrey's Feed Yard. 8-101f Pure Bred Single Comb White Leg horn Eggs. Heavy winter laying. Phone 282-J4.—adv. 1 OR SALE—Pure Bred Registered Big Type Poland China Boars, ready for Service.— P. W. Powers, Blackfoot, Idaho. 7-22 light housekeeping. Inquire or call at the Paris Millinery. 6-22-tf. FOR RENT. ~ — T Flve rooms for office or LOST. Lost—2-vear-old roan horse with white spot on forehead. Reward to finder. Leave information here.