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TIMES V-;' * I • s H J IT' " ^>r' ■w a m )W ' < • 'b The Times is the official paper of the city of Twin Falls. The Times is the official Falls county. paper of Twin -—"S' tjk 1; VOL. IV, NO. 15 TWIN FALLS TWIN FALLS COUNTY, IDAHO, THURSDAY. JULY 3, 1908. SUBSCRIPTION $2.00 PER YEAR Will ASK FOR COURT MSI ' Citizens Hold Meeting to Dis cuss Bond Election. COUNTY BOARD WILL BE ASKED TO CALL SPECIAL ELECTION Bonds in the Sum of $150,000 for Build ing and Furnishing a Fine Court House Will Be Made Subject of Early Election. Tuesday a special meeting of busi ness men was held in the commercial club rooms for the purpose of dis cussing the calling a special election for the building of a court house in the city park. Probably the largest gath ering of citizens ever held greeted President Booth as he called the meet Tbe object of the ing to order, meeting was stated and a general dis cussion of the building of a suitable court house took place in which not a single objection made and all agreed that Twin Falls County should have a building which would answer the de mands for some time to come, of the Shoshone county building which cost complete about $125,000 shown during the evening and approv ed generally, voted to ask the board of county com missioners to call for a special bond election to vote $150,000 bonds for tb.e erection and furnishing of a new court house, said election to be called for the second Tuesday in October. Plans was * Upon motion it was Information from the assessor, brought out the information that ac cording to the assessed valuation of this country such bonds would not raise the taxes more than two mills and this levy would be decreased each year as the county becomes more set tled. Auditor Harry West was called upon and from memory gave a number of Interesting figures with regards to ttia amount of documents filed and their value to the county. He stated In brief that May of this year, 560 docu ments were filed .for record and that up to June 30th for the month of June 1090 instruments were filed of which number 489 were filings on Sal mon river land, but that even then there was shown a steady increase over the previous month, stated that at present 72 volumes of records were piled up in the vaults and that of these 25 were complete, while the others varied as to com More volumes would have He further pleteness. to be added this year which would overtax the capacity of the vaults He gave as near as possible the es timated value of a complete volume which was $600 for labor and on its basis the county has about $48,000 worth of valuable files which have to be safe guarded against loss, for in case of loss all records made since the division of the county could never be replaced, regarded by every voter when he considered that in case of fire his own right and title to property thus filed would be in jeopardy. The above should be A SHORT CUT SCREENS u Is much desired in every stage of life. Short Cuts in the lumber business often mean advance in prices, but the short cut we are ^alking about is different. The farmer who de sires short lengths of timber and cannot' use longer timber, will always find us very ready to cut the timbers to the lengths he desires, thus saving him a great amount of expense and time. Heavy bridge timbers and planks will be* furnished in just the length and width needed. You know where to get them, at the During the fly season the work of your wife or mother will be made doubly easy if you see that the flies are kept out by tight well made screen doors and windows, to fit too. An inspection of our prices will convince you that you cannot afford to fight flies when screens are so cheap. Remember that the We make them CITY LUMBER CO CITY LUMBER CO We have a circular saw for just that purpose Handles just what you want in Lumber. Near the depot ft: TUE SAME OLD STORY Another Victim for Twin Fnlis In vincible Team. Twin Falls won from Burley 17 to 2. The same old story, Burley was no match for Twin Falls, pitched a steady game, allowing three hits, two of which were of the scratchy order. He should of had a shutout but for a little misplay in the right field In the first inning with Burley at the bat, Hager and Allen struck out, Berrier grounded to Wingo and was thrown out at first. Twin Falls came to the bat, Holo han insgled, going to second on a poor return of the ball, he took third on Kiersted's sacrifice and came home on Ferrill's sacrifice fly to left field. Kinney out from McLaws to Hager. Second inning: Robeson struck out; Stockreder fouled to Holohan and E. Stout fanned. Robertson singled and was sacrific ed by Chapin, who scored on Bliss's single. Wingo and Bliss both thrown out. Wilson The third: McLaws out, Kinney to Farrell; A. Stout went out, Wilson to Farrell; Brown retired the side. Wilson reached first on a poor throw by Stout, took second when Sockrlder threw Holohan's bunt away and the bases werp full when Sock rider threw too laie to third to head off Wilson, on Kiersted's bunt and all three scored on Farrell's double, and Farrell scored on Kinney's double, Kinney scoring oti Robertson's bunt; Robertson went out''trying to take two bases on Chapin's sacrifice; Bliss hit Co Stockrider, retiring the side. The fourth: Burley came to the bat and was fanned out by Wilson, one two, three. Wingo went out, Stockrider to Hag er ^ Wilson flew out to short; Holohan struck out. Thé fifth: Robeson safe when Kin ney tried to cover too much territory In the field; Stockrider flew out to Bliss;' E. Stout fanned out; Robeson out trying to steal base. Kjersted singled; Farrell came to hat and made a single; Kinney safe on error by McLaws; Robertson sacri ficed and nutted three runs; Chappin went out stealing home; Bliss fouled out to McLaws. The sixth': McLaws doubled but vtt caught napping, Chapin to Kinney; Stout fouled to Holohan and Brown fanned. Wingo fanned ; Wilson singled; Hol ohan safe on Ajlms errors; Kiersted's sacrifIc&atld Farrell 's second two bag ss struck a »4» gl« änd went fotilcd out to Allen. Seventh: Bager fanned out; . Allen out, WHsoh to Farrelf; Berrier flew out to Wingo. ger.^' Wgle'ànd stole aÿiffs three bag ; eagle and. went single; Wingo Kile the pitcher Stood ir; Wilson singled» scor Wingo; Wisou Scored JMson let Holohan's*- third get away; Kiersted flew to left; Far rell to pitcher; Kinney out, McLaws to Hager. Robertson made a second, scored on Ch ger. to third on Wi stole second and watched ing BUss^Si when Bliss struck The eighth : Robeson hit an easy one to Holohan; Sockrlder forced Robe son and was put out, Holohan to Win go ;E. Stout got a scratch down third base line and McLaws caught on sec ond, Chapin to Holohan to Kinney; A. Stout safe when Chapin dropped his high fly. He stole second but was put out stealing third. Robertson doubled and was put out trying to score on Chappin's sacri fice; Bliss out, Sockrlder to Hager. The Last; Tudsburry went Into pitch and was so stout that all three fonned out on 10 pitched balls. VICIOUS NEGRO WITH BIG RAZOR by of on be a a Carves Fellow Colored Man In Bad Shape. NEGRO QUARREL RESULTS IN US UAL MANNER J. T. Edwards nnd Ilenry Dell Settle Difficulty by Trial of Strength —Dell in Hospital, Edwards In Jail. In order to satisfy an ancient grudge, J. T. Edwards used a big raz or so industriously on the person of hiß enemy, Henry Dell, that he finally left his smaller victim struggling against a dozen dangerous wounds. The fight was witnessed but by one person and took place some where near the rear of Martin Berry's old stand, and from all accounts of principals and witness the quarrel was provoked by Edwards who seemed throughout to be the ag gressor. Shortly after supper the at tention of passers was attracted to the the loud words from the two men in which they seemed to be bring up an old grudge. The wounded man was heard to ask Edwards who, by the way is a big man, to settle the matter like men with their fists and not like a couple of curs. About dusk Gordon Girdner, who happened, to be present, overheard the beginning of the end. The whack of a club -was heard and Girdner was in time to see Edwards on top of Dell slashing him with a razor in terrific manner. -None cared to mix with the burly negro and his razor and the fight was only termin ated by Dell catching his assailant's wrist and causing him to drop the deadly weapon. Dell immediately ex erted his failing strength nnd knocked Edwards away from him and strug gled to his feet. Without aid the in jured man walked about three mllea before having his wounds dressed. Edwards Intentions seemed deadly. This afemoon Edwards wan tried in the police court on the charge of as sault with deadly weapon with in tent to commit murder, but lack of evidence made It Impossible to bind him over on the charge. for life ROCK CREEK NEIVS"' "' Mr. J. F. Hansen is havinb his store and house painted. Mr Wm. Johnson expects to leave for Portland, Ore., in a few days to boom his orchard land. Mr. and Mrs C. B. Roberts accom panied by Miss Edith Bowers paid Kimberly a visit Friday. The Rev. Stoy of the Pocatello Episcopalian church preached in the Rock creek school Friday night. Mr. Alfred Grimes was suddenly called away from this tract on hear ing the news that his father was ser iously ill near Yampa, Colo. Grimes Sr. is not expected to live. Mr. Mr. and Mrs. John LaSalle paid Twin Falls a visit on Saturday the 27th for the purpose as Mrs LaSalle said, ''to sign away her home,' LaSalle sold his ranch about a week ago. or, to Mr. Mrs. C. B. Roberts and Mrs. Bowers and family had a pleasant time pick ing cherries at Judge Hansen's ranch Saturday, they also broke the Sabbath by picking Sunday, so as to get ahead of the birds. Old fashioned picnic at Rock Creek on the afternoon of the fourth, this is also given by the young Ladies Club. They plan to have games and races for valuable prizes. The picnic will be held at Jones Grove. Judge Hansen started in haying and reports that there is an elegant crop, unusually heavy, but then the Judge was always a lucky fellow, he also re ports that mosquitos can't penetrate his skin, because it is too tough, good for you judge. Mr. Frank Hawks and Herbert An drews are at present, stopping at ,1. LaSalle's ranch. Mr Hawks is a great fellow to kill off chicken hawks that bother Mr. LaSalle's chickens, as his name implies, we congratulate Mr. Hawks in his success in that line. There will be two glorious dances in Rock Creek in succession, one given by the young ladies of Rock Creek on the night of the third, the other to follow on the night of the fourth giv en by the Ladies Club. All are sure to have a good time, including ice cream and other good things to eat. Mr. Fred Topel reports that his father Chas. Topel will arrive shortly from Chicago. Mr. Topel will take charge of his son's ranch until F. Topel gets his affairs settled in Chi cago. Mr. Topel, Sr., is an old farmer from Illinois, and we hope he will take to this country and irrigating in a kindly way. Mr. Wm. Johnson, Miss Johnson and Miss Utches of Detroit, Mich., spent a pleasant afternoon picnicing and fishing on Rock Creek, and claim they had a fine time, also a lot of fish. By the way Miss Utches dug the worms, nice, long, juicy, slender, blonde and chubby ones, as she claims. Miss Utches is stopping at presdht with the Johnsons. Mr. D. S. Morgan returned from St Louis Friday from a visit to his daughter feeling somewhat better af ter an absence of three weeks. Mr Morgan reports that the crops between St Louis and Kansas City appeared to be drowned out too much water en tirely, h« also reports that he would not live in a city like St Louis for anything, because it is too smoky, and suffocating to suit him. ranchers around on the tract don't have to suffer on that account and aught to appreciate the ideal climate of Southern Idaho. Mr. C. J. Wallin got mixed up with a broncho that he was riding l«9t Friday, a beautiful buck skin that happened to bo roaming at large all winter, and as a consequence Mr. Wallin ijj staying indoors a few days. All tehderfeet get the same dose as Mr. Wallin, better luck next time and don't select any of these wild appearing horse from the west, as they may be gentle until you do a certain thing wrong and then its just a second af ter that when soipe body is up in the air and the earth comes up to meet them, so as to make the fall as easy as possible, sometimes. a The 1 Voorhees-McManls. Thursday evening a the home of Mr. and Mrs. McManis occurred one of the prettiest weddings ever wit nessed in Pocatello. Hunt pronounced the solemn words which made Myrtle McManis and John At 8:30 Rev. Voorhees man and wife. During the ceremony Miss ITessie Kingsford played De Koven's beautiful, "Oh, Promise Me." The bride was dressed in an ex quisite white satin gown, her only or nament being a pearl sunburst, the gift of the groom. Her maid of hon or, Miss Kate McManis, wore a dainty blue silk evening gown. Mr. Morgan Heep of Twin Falls acted as grooms man. About thirty of the immediate friends of the family witnessed the ceremony, after which a reception was held, when all of Mr. and Mrs. Voorhees' friends had an opportunity to shower them with congratulations and best wishes. Miss Mora McManis, Miss Neilson, Miss Tupper, Miss Harrison and Miss Bethel served punch. Miss Brown of Salt Lake, Miss Kingsford of Ogden and Mrs SoRelle assisted Mrs. McManis in the dining room. The house seemed a bower of frag rant flowers, the wedding room being all hung in white. Mr. and Mrs. Voorhees will be at homo at Twin Falls July 1.—Pocatello Tribune. HANSEN NEWS Miss Ethel Towne is spendng a few days at the Crater home. Strawberries are at least two weeks late, but are very abundant and fine in quality. Rev.Archer gave a fine temperance lecture at the school house last Sun day afternoon. A. Mr. Huston of Spokane has bought the Cowles place and is mov ing his family this week. Haying is well begun and the weather is fine for that business, al though rather too warm for comfort. M. G. Anderson is putting up a very fine dwelling on his land south of town. The estimated cost of the building is about $2,000. Hendricks is also building on his forty north of town and his house will cost $2,00 when completed. We feel sure that the dwellings on this re gion will compare favorably with those of any portion of the tract. Little Hazel Smith has been in a very critical condition during the week and Dr. Boyd has been in close attendance. On Monday her condi tion became so serions that thß Dr. was hastily summoned and made a record breaking trip with an auto mobile. The patient rallied and on this Tuesday morning is , reported to bs resting comfortable. Her illness is pneumonia, and a weak heart makes a complication that la most serious. Anton Sealed Bids. Scaled bids will be received by the Clerk of the Board of Trustees of Twin Falls Independent School Dis trict' No. 1 Up to and until the hour of 1 o'clock, July 13, 1908, for 100 tons of good coal suitable for furnace use, to be delivered at the school house. The board reserves the right to reject any and all bids. L. A. Pierce, Clerk. 7-2-9 Notice to Residents. If the people of the city do not com ply to the orders of the city to clean up yards and alleys, the matter will taken in charge by the police depart ment and the nuisance abated, charges for such work will be assess ed against property owners, public health demands a speedy en forcement of the ordinance passes by the city council. All The C. W. Dyer, Chief of Police. Closing Out Millinery. Booth Dry Goods company are clos ing out all millinery at cost and less. ARRESTED ON SERIOUS CHARGE Young Man Wanted at Van couver, Wash., Found Here. EDGAR L. MERRITT CHARGED WITH PASSING BOGUS CHECKS Sheriff Sattington of Vancouver Ar rived Monday with Extradition Pa pers and Assumed Charge of Prison er— Merritt Well Known Here. Saturday afternoof Chief of Police, Dyer receiver a letter from Sheriff Sattington of Vancouver, Washington, asking him to look out for a man by the name of Merritt who was wanted in the above named city for passing worthless checks. The description given was so plain that after a short search, Mr. Dyer was able to lo cate his man and place him under ar rest to await the coming of the offi cer from Vancouver, who had been notified of the arrest , Merritt upon being placed under ar rest confessed to the misdeed and made as his excuse the plea of drunk enness. During the, short time the prisoner had been in Twin Falls he had worked up a Fourth of July ad vertising program and was going to square up the account in Vancouver if the arrival of the letter had not cut short his opportunity to make restitution. Monday afternoon the officer, Sheriff Sattington arrived with the extradition papers which he had secured at Boise and left on the even ing train with his prisoner. Merritt was in Twin Falls two years ago and was engaged for some time as subscription solicitor upon the News and while here made a great many friends who were pained to hear of his departure from the paths of rectitude. The young man presented a pleasing appearance and could have easily made his way without recourse to acts that landed him in the hands of the law. BOOTH TO ENLARGE The Booth Dry Goods company is preparing to take over the adjacent room now occupied by the Famous Shoe store and cut an arch way into its present room and fill the new room with a complete stock of gent's furnishings and add to its shoes, making a most complete and up-to-date stock of shoes, by gents goods will be filled by the large stock of ladles ready made goods which Mr. Booth will put in for fall and winter, which he expects to pur chase on his trip to New York this month. twenty times more ladles suits and coats than ever before and will no doubt make an excellent showing and the usual Booth excellence of quality and style will be maintained. The growth of the industrious firm is analagous with the growth of the country and it is determined to keep ahead, opened a store in Jerome and is confi dent of its outcome. Mr. Booth will no doubt bring back the best the market affords when he * • • The space occupied Mr. Booth expects to have Mr. Booth has just returned from the east.