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VOL. IV, KO. 2
TWIN PALLS COUNTY, IDAHO, THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 1908.
SUBSCRIPTION $2.00 PER YEAR
SUE CITY 10TS
Townsite Company This Week
Disposes of Much Property.
Lots Near School Building Find Ready
Sale—Office of Investment Com
pany Thronged Monday.
Twin Falla business men know a good
fällig when they see it,
reason when the Townsite company on
Monday of this week made a reduction
sale, the men were there hot-footed for
* )5 H£[ains. During the entire day and
Tusuit^a constant string of buyers were
the office to look over the
Wgains in dirt.
and for that
ness mcQ keen for inydStraent bought flv
lots on Main street for the small first
payment of $275 and many others were*
equally fortunate in getting lots in good
locations for a small rise above the lirst
price set on them when : the
One of the best, features of the sale
was that a large number of people made
purchases for the purpose of building
permanent homes and will help to make
Twin Falls more citifled this year. The
lots sold near the new school will in less
than a year be in demand foi twice the
sums asked for them this week, and
men holding them will reap a harvest
for their foresight.
The total amount of sales in the
course of the day was about 880,000
And this did not represent the real
value of the property sold.
EXTRA LECTURE NUMBER.
Moutaville Flowers in Monologue
Thursday, April 9th.
The management of
«oij. se has secured as a complimentary
number for all holders of season lecture
course tickets, Moutayille Flowers, one
of the greatest monologue artists in the
country. Mr. Flowers will appear
here on Thursday April 9th. He gives
an excellent program of interpretive
recitals from the masterpieces, includ
ing selections from Ben Hur, Merchant
of Venice, Julius Caesar, Macbeth, and
several other characters in the same
class. Mr. Flowers appeared in Boise
last season for the first time and he was
so well liked there that they asked for
a return date this season. Although
the management of the lecture course
have boon to some expense to secure
this attraction it will he absolutely free
to all holders of season tickets. Re
seats will be mailed to all season ticket
holders in ample time for that night.
If ai$ arc overlooked, if they will send
TWIN FALLS REALTY CO
S. H. BOLTON, President.
Attractive home acre
Carload of Trees
2 lot*, Main street, I block from
postoffice. Will sell one or
both. $ 1100.00 each.
Large lot, close to and facing
depot, suitable (or factory site.
$ 700 . 00 - Terms.
Two story cement building, on
Main street. Rents $150.
$ 11000 . 00 . $5000
Houses all around town from
$ 800.00 up. Terms.
Twin Falls Realty Co.
List Your Property With Us
40 acres, 4 miles out. $ 00 .
Paid up. Land all around it
selling at $1 25. This is the
best bargain on the tract.
Carload shade and fruit
ages at quick sell
ing prices in Five
Point Addition, near
new school site, in
South Side Addi
tion, just over the
creek, Bolton's sec
ond addition next to
trees, rose bushes, shrubs
etc., etc. Just received
from Shenandoah, Iowa,
Anywhere, any kind. Farm
property, acreage, city lots,
houses, business property.
and will be sold (or
80 acres near Filer depot, 20
acres alfalfa, 2 acres orchard.
cash at Bolton's place
on the Kimberly road
one quarter mile east of
Main street. While they
last See the man on
$ 65 . 00 * paid up. No
Wt Write Insurance and Want a Pert of Your Business.
160 acres, 4 miles northeast
of Twin Falls, half in alfalfa.
$75.00, paid up, no rock.
Twin Falls Realty Co.
Twin Falls Realty Co.
Twin Falls Realty Co.
word to Messrs. Colles and Fuller they
will be supplied with tickets at
In addition to the seats
the lecture course patrons, there will be
a number of others reserved for the
of the geaeral public and such seats
will be found on sale at Bedford's drug
SUNDAY SCHOOL CONVENTION
Opening Day of District Organization
' at Buhl.
The plans for the union district Sun
day school convention at Buhl beg
ning tomorrow are now complete and a
large and enthusiastic delegation is
going from the schools of this city.,The
program is given in full and shows the
names of several prominent state work
ers who will be there: /
Song- and Praise Service
Address of Welcome
Report of Officers and appointment of Com
8;16. "The Orjranized Work and the Home
Convention.''..Rev. W. H. Merritt
9:00 Devotional Meeting
9:30. Paper, "The Model Sunday.
10:00. Jesus, the Master Preacher.".
.Rev: W. C- Merritt
Prof. E, C. Wyatt
Mrs. Francis Tice
'Normal Bible Study i
2:00. Devotional Meeting
2:30. What the Nu-tion Owes the Sunday
.Kev. A- B. Hotchkiss
School,". - • -
3:00. Hound Table, "The Sunday School
Superintendent.Rev. W. C- Merritt
. T. T. Davis
"Th I Preparation and Qualifications of
the Sundny School Teacher". Mrs. A. Creasay
"Sunday School in General".
Mrs. B. A. Baker
"Report of Nominating: Committee and
Son.? and Praise Service, led by
..Mrs. F, S. Marshall
'What We Owe the Children;"
.Mrs. A. A. Swain
Report of Committee on Resolutions.
9:30. Devotional Meeting
'W;00, "An Hour with the Primary Pupil,"
>*•. .Mrs- A. J. Swain
ll:00>\"Thin?s Necessary for Primary
Rev. W. C. Merritt
2:00- DevotioncI Meeting
2:30. "Misfit Teachers,',. W, S. Hill
3:00. "Why and How to Have Teachers
3:30. "A Practical Teachers Training Les
Rev. W. C. Merritt
■ Teaching the
— Mrs. A. J, Swai
Mrs. W, H- Clouchek
4:45. "The Lesson Taught
7:30. Song and Praise-Service —
I.ed by Mrs.F. S. Marahail
8;00, "The Problem ff Intermediate"
Rev. W. C. Merritt
All orders for the street commissioner
may he left at Hill & Taylor's office.
Movement to Bring Twin Falls in
Line With Other Cities.
Meeting Wednesday Night Results in
Canvass of Ctty for Members To
-day. Election Tuesday.
Twin Falls, Idaho, April 3, 1908.
The gentlemen interested in the or
ganization cf a commercial club met,
pursuant to adjournment, at eight
o'clock, meeting however, in the sample
room of the Twin Falls Transfer Com
pany instead of the Perriue.
Those who were present were Messrs
Hamilton, Guthrie, Sweeley, Aiken,
Weston, Manning, C. M. Hill, Maxwell,
MoMillian. Hall, McPherson,. Booth,
Sierer, Pike, White, W, 8. Hill, Bolton
Seebeck, Peavy. Milner, P. H. Smith,
Haverstiek, Salladay, Davies and Day,
Mr. Hamilton, the chairman, called
the meeting to order
The minutes of the laut meeting read
Mr. Bolton, the chairman of the com
mittee of seven, made a brief report,
asking Mr. Sweeley to make further
Mr. Sweeley read the proposed arti
cles of incorporation and by-laws.
On motion of Mr. Bolton, seconded
by Mr. Sweeley, it was ordered that the
chairman appoint two nominating com
mittees, who should bring in nomina
tious as nearly as possible in the man
□ er provided by the proposed by-laws
that we meet to hear the report of the
committees and to elect our directors
o„ next Tuesday evening. The chair
man appointed two committees as fol
lows: First,-Messrs. Maxwell, Booth
W. S. Hill; second, Messrs. Guthcrie,
Milner and White.
On motion of Mr. Sweeley it was or-j
dered that the chair appoint a com
mittee of three, on membership, to se
cure signatures to paper headed as fol
As members of the said committee,
the chair appointed Messrs. McMillan.
Bolton and Ashton.
On motion of Mr. Weston a vote of
thanks was given the Twin Falls Trans
fer Company for their hospitality In
allowing us the use of their room.
The assembly adjourned to meet
Tuesday evening, April 7,
E. L, Ashton,
The commercial club will fit up
rooms and put in pool tables, card
rooms and reading room. It is the in
tention to incorporate and make the
initiation fee 825 with monthly dues of
81, and to put the club on a business
basis at once.
OE WATER CO.
Report of Pnrchase of Owy
hee Irrigation Project.
Purchase If Made Will Add Abont 25
000 Acres to Water Righis of
Twin Falls Company.
It Is reported the Twin Falls Land £
Water company has taken over the
Owyhee high line canal the
which is to irrigate between 20,000
30,000 acres of land along the south
bank of the Snake river in Idaho and
Oregon, lying west of the Bruncau pro-'
ject recently acquired,
that negotiations between the
It is knewn
of the water right on the Owyhee river
and agents of the Twin Falls
have been under way.
but no official
announcement has been made of the
consummation of the deal.
This, project is similar in many ways
to the Glenns Ferry segregation in that
the tract, shoestring-like, extends along
the river bank, thus requiring much
canal and flume work to furnish the
water to the laterals. The only point
at which the irrigated area will extend
back a great distance from the river
will be near the month of the Owyhee
where it run parallel with the course of
that stream almost across two town
The project will extend from poin
just west of the Murphy project to a
point in Oregon opposite Weiser, and
will irrigate Jauds in the vicinity o
Vale. In that the acerage lies in two
states it cannot be segregated under
the Carey act, and the water will there
fore be marketed to parties taking des
ert entries. Many such entries for
lands that will be served by this pro
jirfct-have already been made.—States
AN All STAR AGGREGATION.
Pythian Dramatic Club Gives Splen
The only disappointed people in thfs
city since last Thursday evening are
the ones who failed to heai the Pythian
Dramatic club give the drama, l, Neva
Frora the time the curtain rose
on the first scene until it fell for the
gnal triumph of Nevada in the recovery
of his lost miue and lost child, there
was not a single uninteresting moment.
All of the people carried their lines well
and in fact considerably better than
any of the professional lights who have
visited this city for some time,
scenery which was supplied entirely by
the town artists, was well adapted to
the play and added greatlv to the real
ism of the scenes in the Nevada mining
camp. To the orchestra, who tilled in
the waits between acts, a large umount
of praise should be also given, belter
music having seldom been heard in the
city. The cast of parts and the synop
sis is herewith given:
CAST OF CHARACTERS
Dandy Dick —
Agnes Fairlee • •
Mother Merton ■
. F. L. Ball
.C. F. Burrows
• • •• W. E. Nixon
.C. E, Cole
. .H. H. Seebeck
.L. L. Votaw
.Mrs. W E. Nixon
Mrs. P. W. Robinson
— Mrs- H. H. Seebeck
. C. D. Thomas
ACT I—"Bustid's Balm." Sji a s Steele, mission
ary. Arrival of Moselle, the pride and pet of the
camp, with Agones Fairlee who is looking for a
brother. Jerden, the detective,''
past history," You get." Vermont discovers his
his son, Story of Nevada and the lost mine. Ne
vada the crazy miner, Dandy Dick in the hands of
ACT II—Jerden guards his prisoner.
Dandy Dick's sister,
mine and his fathe.
ask no man'
Tom Carew finds "A Nu(u?et
Silas Steele finds long loA
"Iim your dad,'
Act III--Vermont's fairy story. Discloses true
Tom brings gold from Ne
Nevada is himself again. Lat
story of Moselle to widow
affairs of Vermont,
vada's lost mine,
est, ad of the Balm,
Jerdan's horribie death ov
stored to her father.
' A nugget you bet."
Richard Farlee innocent
ledge. , Moselle re
HOGS IN QUARANTINI.
Carload Shipped From Kearney, Ne
On orders from the stateyeterinerian, I
Sheriff Aiken placed in quarantine a
carload of hogs which were shipped in
for sale to the' f armers.
have been in the city for ten days
awaiting disposition by the owner and it
is alleged that ten of them were dead
frori the plague when the car
The corral where the an
imals are kept has been quarantined
likewise the roaçi
over which they
after being unloaded and
a vigorous effort will be
prevent a spread of the disease.
Veterinerian Noble will be here tomor
row to take charge of swine.
MAN HURT BY RUNAWAY.
C. C. Houston Attempts to Stop Wild
Team on Shoshone Avenue.
In a futile effort to stop
team yesterday Clifford C. Houston suf
fered injuries which will keep him for
a long time in the hospital,
tempting to stop a runaway team at
tached to a lumber wagon near the Ida
ho Lumber company's yard on Shoshone
avenue, Houston failed to stop -the
frightened horses and was thrown
der the back wheels which passed oyer
his head and neck inflicting severe in
jury When aid reached him it
found that he was unconscious.
SOMETHING OF AN
Bridge Below Shoshone falls
Would be a Marvel.
Narrow Point Across Canyon Would
Require Longest Span in this Coun
try. Would Insure Fine View.
By long odds |the most 'Spectacular
engineering work projected by the com
pany, even more than the taking of
great riyer like either of the big cana's
out of the steep canyon and spreading
it oyer the thirsty land, is the proposed
bridge across Snake river at the Sho
Just below the falls, there is a yast
pool, where the waters have boiled and
eddied for ages, and lapped away the
crags by their mad violence. But a
few hundred yards down stream, the
canyon closes in again, until the cliffs
are only 1128 feet apart at the top. A
line thrown straight across at this point
would he Ö50 feet high—twice as high
as any other bridge ever built. It is
here that it is proposed to build a
bridge that shall carry the traveler
across the great chasm, without decend
ing a foot into the gorge.
I pension span of this length, or a cantil
ever or arch span somewhat less, cou'd
Kither|a su ; -
I be buiit for approximately $2:30,000.
The arch or cantilever span could be
shorter as it would be possible to build
the towers up from the canyon and so
shorten to possibly 800 feet the ero.
mously expensive main span.
But what a bridge it would bï!
spidery steel structure, almost two city
blocks above the roaring river, with
the fresh spray of the great cataract
blowing up into one's face. Spanning
the most marvelous gorge in Amercis.
and leading from the golden fields of
the Twin Falls section to the equaly
golden fields and waving orchards of
the North Side, it would present nature
and industry in their most feverish
moods in startling contrast,
bridge would uesessarily be built to
accommodate the electric line which
will eventually be buiit from Twin Falls
across to the northward, probably to
Shoshone, and would do wonders in de
veloping the whole country. While
the bridge is not in immrdiate prospect,
it is the opinion of some of the heaviest
financiers thas if made a toll bridge it
could he made to pay from the first day
even if the work were started
ambulance was called and the injured
man was taken to the hospital for treat
Today he is much improved and
hopes to be out in short time. Mr. Hous
ton came to Twin Falls from Milner
] and has been employed for a short time
' by Galliher and sou.
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