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& o rÇ'VQlH - TIMES THE »> I ■ hi r. ' i " 5 .W* ; • r /*■ * • $ V ' J V, « I. ^»' _ *"/- -J r?\4'+ r. #p*t The Times is the official paper of the city of Twin Falls. The Times is the official paper of Twin Falls county. / S SUBSCRIPTION 12.00 PER YEAR VOL. IV, NO. 17 TWIN PALLS TWIN PALLS COUNTY, IDAHO, THURSDAY. JULY 16, 1908. the a EDUCATIONAL EVENT OE TWIN EALLS Impressive Ceremony at lay ing of Comer Stone. <L. i MASONIC LODGE'8 RITUALISTIC SERVICE USED IN CEREMONY Large Crowd Witnesses the Initial Step in Construction of the New 960,000 Lincoln School Building. The'crowd that witnessed the laying of the cornerstone of the Lincoln school this afternoon was a fitting testimonial of the great Interest the people of the tract have In the educa tion of the young. Men, Women and children stood In the hot sun and view ed with eagerness every detail of the Impressive Masonic ceremony. The parade formed of the members of the Masonic lodge was led by the band and escourt of the other lodges of the city. The order of march giv en below. Grand Marshall—C. W. Dyer. Escorts of the Day— H. T. West, J. K. Hart, B. A. Van Meter. Band. Tyler—George Washington. Stewards-C. D. Clinton, Dr. W. F. Pike, H. E. Allen, H. W. Ball. Master Masons— R, M. McCollum, John E. Hàyes, Geo. F. Sprague, Frank Stewards—John Peters, Dr. H. W. Deacons—C. O. Morrell, D. E. Sul livan. Secretary and Treasurer— C. C. Bed ford. C. J. Hahn. Acting Grand Lodge A. F. and A. M. of Idaho. Grand Tyler—Fred Nlhart. Grand Stewards—Geo. Lucy, H. F. Harder. Past Masters. Grand Pursuivant—J. H. Wise. Grand Chaplain—Rev. John Gourley. Vessel of Corn—Burton E. Morse. Vessel of Wine— E. J. Ostrander. Vessel of Oll— E. B. Williams. Grand Orator—Wm. J. Barrette. Grand Lecturer—Dr. J. B. Ellis. Principal Architect—Earnest White. Grand Treasurer— M. J. Sweeley. Grand Secretary— F. E. Chamber lain. Stewart—J. E. Hartdegen. Bible Bearer— S. T. Hamilton. Tuscon Order—W. O. Taylor. Composite Order—John Skinner. Doric Order—Stuart H. Taylor. Corinthian Order—J. M. Maxwell. Ionic Order— C. E. Booth. Fast Grand Officers. Master of Lodges with Lights—Geo. L. Crocker, John Hansen. Grand Wardens—B. A. Baker, James McMillan. Master of Lodge with Light— L. E. Salladay. Deputy Grand Master— Chas. H. Mull. Acting Master of Twin Falls Lodge No. 45 A. F. and A. M.—G. F. Baker. Grand Deacon—Fred Ramsey. Grand Master— G. D. Aiken. Grand Deacon— H. H. McNeal. Grand Sword Bearer— H. E. Hunt. Stewards— G. W. Green, J. E. Dav 0 les. On reaching the school build ing tli'e members and guests were IT IS THE MATERIAL DIFFERENCE / * house. You will have to live in that house a long A great difference too, when you are going to build a time after the lumber bill is paid and the carpenter is forgotten. If the pleasure you take in years to come is marred by defective timbers, you will pay more heed to the material with which you build. Our stock of lumber and all kinds of building material is of the best and you may be sure of sound lumber in every nook and cranny of your house if you buy of the * CITY LUMBER COMPANY NEAR THE DEPOT * ■ mum 4 m seated under the canopy erected by the kindness of F. C. Nare who also superintended the arrangements for lowering the cornerstone and who saw that there was no hitch in the pro ceedings. Owing to the absence of the Grand Master of Idaho, George D. Aiken of this city was appointed Deputy and the exercises of the day were under his competent direction. Gourley offered the prayer and the Na tional anthem was sung with vigor by the audience, president of the board of trustees in a few words gave a brief history of the school work in this city. Grand Master Aiken then took up the ritualistic work in which his au thority to conduct services was read and the various responses by Jas. Mc Millan. B. A. Baker, M. J. Sweeley. F. E. ' Chamberlain read the list of contents of the box to be deposited Acting un Rev. John J. A. Waters as within the cornerstone, der the authority of Deputy Grand | T Master Aiken who was supported by Deputy Grand Master, Chas. Mull and B. A. Baker the ceremony of laying the stone was begun. was swinging Into place the mys tic signs of the order were made by When ■ As the block the entire body of the lodge, the stone was settled In place, Deputy Grand Master Mull as holder of the square reported the block layed true. Grand Warden Baker then with a level duly reported the work done In a Craftmanlike manner. The yessels of corn, wine and oil were then poured upon the cornerstone with the appro priate rites. Deputy Aiken then Introduced the orator of the day, Mr. W. J. Barrette, Grand Master of Utah, who in one of the best speeches which it has been the privilege of the people to hear held the attention of the audience un waveringly for a half an hour, address follows: Worshipful Master, Brethern, Ladles Citizens of Twin ka, (or as His and Gentlemen, Falls:— Here where but a few short years ago the sage brush held undisputed sway, you have build this thriving and Brain and progressive little city, sinew and energy from all parts of great country have contributed to the making of this charming dwell ing place, where less than a decade by was only the weariness of endless space. But the blood of the Angle-Saxon and especially when it runs In the veins of the descendants of Plymouth and Jamestown, will tell; and scarce had you tranplanted yourselves here when you began your plans lor the You es our gone training of your children. tablUhed schools, employed teachers, and even amid the cares and distrac tions of pioneering you insisted that children should be given what your the elder Sherman called "a man s chance." And today you go further, and with bright hopes as your guiding star, and claiming the future and all its possi bilities yours, you have set about building this, a temple of learning where your children and your chil dren's children may drink deeply of the fountain of Knowledge. We gather together on this day and this occasion to mark and make note of this progressive step you have taken—to pause a brief moment in busy lives, to glance back thought fully and look forward hopefully and bravely—and by the sort of ceremony which you have just seen and heard, call impressively to our minds that we, plain, every day mortals, are ourselves contributing our mite to the history of this great world. It Is a dignified appeal to a proper appreciation to the actual momentousness of this thing that you are now doing. It Is fitting that you my brethern of the Masonic Craft, should lay this on our (Continued on page 10) DEMOCRATIC ALL NIGHT SESSION Bryan and Kerns Made the Standard Beared. JOHNSON AND GREY RECEIVE OVATIONS < 1M--. | T j le Famous Anti-Mormon Plank Left Out of Platform—A Strong Effort Will Be Made to Get the Labor Vote Through the Adoption of the Anti Injunction Plank. William Jennings Bryan, of Nebras ka, was nominated for the third tlina (or president by the democratic na tional convention at 3:40 this morn ing amid scenes of frantic enthusiasm. The result came after an all-night session, which kept In constant tur moil to the culminating moment, when the Nebraska leader was pro claimed the choice of the convention as the Democratic standard bearer The nomination was made on the first ballot, the vote standing: Bryan 892Vk; Johnson. 46; Gray 59V4; absent or not voting 8. The announcement of the vote was the signal for a wild demonstration, equaling in turbulence if not in dur ation the record breaking display which Wednesday afternoon greeted the first mention of Bryan's name. The whole assemblage rose enmasse, waiving flags, handkerchiefs, news papers, hats, coats and anything and everything that could be waived or hurled in the air, while a bedlam of sounds poured from those 10,000 throats. Whoa for a moment, order was re stored out of the tempestuous chaos of the demonstration, the states that at first had recorded for Johnson or Gray fell into line with the overmas tering Bryan column, and the nomin ation was made unanimous. Thn vote Was taken in almost deathless In terest When New York was reached the an nouncement of Murphy, "78 votes for Bryan" brought out a wild outburst of enthusiasm and approval which for a time compelled a suspension of the roll call. A demand waa made for a ppll of the New York delegation. On this poll many New York delegates. Including Judge Alton B. Parker, presidential candidate of four years ago, remained silent, but the vote was solid under the unit rule. The convention adjourned a 3:60 this morning until 1 o'clock this after noon. It remained only to nomin ate a candidate for vice president and the work of the convention will be concluded when this nomination la made this afternoon and a final can vass of available candidates was hur riedly made this morning. Many del egates took small parts in this discus sion, In the belief that Bryan's pre ference Bhould be consulted, and with some degree of exception that by af s (Continued on page seven) CLEAN UP SALE OE BUHL LOTS In West End City to be the Mecca of Investors. BUHL TOWNSITE COMPANY AD VERTISE GREAT SALE I 1 Remainder of Lots Held by the Origin al Townslte Company on July !ird WHI De Sold to First Applicants. Sale to Be Conducted Like One Held In This City In April. Buhl will feel a new stir of life one week from today, when many valuable lots at present in hands of the Buhl TownBite company .will be thrown on the market at reduced price from the original first price, commence on Tuesday morning and continue until the lots are sold. R. M. McCollum will have the sale In charge and he is going about the preparation with his usual vigorous manner to make sure that every man in the state knows about the sale. The lots at Buhl will prove a good invest ment for anybody because of the future of the town and it It is very certain that a large number of citizens of Twin Falls will avail themselves of the op portunity to get the lots offered. The sale will YISITS OLD STAMPING GROUND J Iowa Pioneer the Guest of Filer Family. Filer July 14, 1908. Mr. M. G. Ripley of Minneapolis re turned to Filer with his family and will occupy the residence vacated by Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Gaaklll. Miss Smith, a trained nurse of Twin Falls, will take care of Mr. Ralph Mus ser during his illness. J. G. Wallace of Creston, Iowa, an old time nurseryman was In Filer this week. Mr. Jimmie Douglas had as guests over Sunday, Hon Geo. Allen, E. M. Walker and W. E. Bridge all of Jerome. Howard Ravencroft, Filer's new ton sorlal artiBt will have his new resi dence started next Tuesday. Charles Watterman, one of the Twin Falls tract boosters, was in Filer this week. H. M. Sperry of Flier was in Buhl this week. The Flier ball team went to Buhl on Sunday and all we could learn about the score was, that the game was "rotten." Mrs. J. D. Conner's sister and chil dren of Wallace, Idaho, are here for a short visit. Mr. F. Brown has returned to Filer after a business trip to Perry, 111., Mr. Bowen will build a residence at once and Mrs. Bowen will be with us in a short time much to the delight of her friends. Mr. W. P. Shinn bas the honor of entertaining one of the pioneers of this country, Ben Bodkin, of Prescott, Iowa, who passed through this coun Mr. Bodkin is try forty years ago. 86 years of age and as spry as ever, however, he sees wonderful changes In the country even though it Is only forty years. Mrs. Rufus Saskill was on the sick list this week. Timms and Johnson are making good progress on the foundation for their new store building. Mr. Peter Swenson of Twin Falls was in Filer on Tuesday. Mr. Claud Stewart of Albion, Mich., will come to Filer in a few days and start a furniture store and undertak ing business. Albion in a short time. Mr. Bradley of Albion, Mich., is a guest of Mr. and Mrs. Finch. Mr. Bobbin Douglas of the Filer Films was a Jerome visitor on Sun day, returning Monday. Messrs. Ravencroft, Ripley brothers and Lammers all took a fishing trip on Sunday to Clark's grade and the fish stories that were told were, "well never mind." Ralph Musser Is confined to his home with typhoid fever and his many friends hope for a speedy recovery. Dr. Alfred Newberry is the attending physician. The Filer Drug Co. have their new soda fountain in operation, and every one is very grateful this schorching weather. assistant during his leasure hours. W. Arch Doyle, of the Twin Falls News was in Filer on Mondey. W. F. Prescott of Nampa. Idaho, was a prospector in Filer this week. Mr. Walker, correspondent for the Shoshone Journal, was in Filer on Sunday. Miss Vera Butler, of Washington, is the guest of Mrs. Harry Schildman and will prove up on her 160 in the near future. Mrs. Harry Schildman's mother and father of Washington are in Filer and will invest in land and build at once. Franklin Hayward of the Buhl bank was in Filer Tuesday. H. A. Stroud of Twin Falls had bus iness in Filer this week. Filer will have all of Mr. Bobbin Douglas is the The Filer State Bank held their quarterly meeting on Tuesday even ing of this week. Dr. Alfred Newberry will make every effort to procure one of the finest sage brush grubbers that ever came to Filer, Why? Oh, Just to prove up. Mr. Chambers of Salt Lake was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Gaskill on Fri day of this week. The Methodist Sunday school of Filer had a very enjoyable lawn fete at the Badger house on Wednesday. Erdman & Davis, real estate dealers had business in Twin Falls Wednes day. A large number of Filerltes attend ed the lawn fete given by the ladies aid of Maroa and all voted that Filer should have an Aid society, and en tertain In a royal manner as their neighbors do. Mrs. Newburry has been on the sick list for the past week. John and Thomas Taylor left for Montana this week, have gone on a prospecting trip and will return to Filer in a short time. The Taylors WILL GO TO POCATELLO Baseball Team Will Attempt to Show Gate City a Hot Game. Arrangements were completed early this week for a game this coming Sun day with Pocatello at the latter city. Manager White has made arrangement with the Short Line for a special train which will leave here about eight in the morning and return about one the next morning. A round trip fare of $4.75 has been secured and a large number of rooters have signified their intention of going. DISTINGUISHED VISITORS HERE Secretary Garfield Spent Yes terday on Tract, ENGLISH WRITER ACCOMPANIES SECRETARY ON TRIP Party Made a Trip to the Falls and Bine Lakes Under Direction of Com mercial Club—Senator W. B. Hey burn Also a Visitor In City. I .1 James R. Garfield arrived In town without a blare of trumphets yester day morning on Burley's special car and while here convinced everyone that he is, as his father, a plain man of the people, but with a terrible appe tite for hard work, field is tall and rather a young looking man, but his record since taking up the work of the department has shown that he is capable and efficient counsel to an equally vigorous and capable ex ecutive. Mr. Garfield has spent about a week in Idaho and when he goes back to resume hla duties at Washington, it will be with a better knowledge of the needs of this state with regards to his department. ■The party which consisted of Sec retary Garfield and private secretary, Supt. Burley of the Oregon Short Line and Charles Whlbley, a noted English Jour nalist, who is writing his Impressions of the United States for the Black wood Magazine of Edinburg, were met at the train about nine yesterday morning by a committee from the Com mercial club headed by W. H. Eldrldge, vice president, ing and the visitors were taken to Shoshone Jails and from there to the Blue Lakes ranch where the guests enjoyed the hospitality of Mr. and Mrs. I. B. Perrlne. highly pleased with the trip and ex pressed their appreciation in a hearty The return trip was made Secretary Gar of Irrigation Smiley, D. E. Teams were In wait The guests were very, manner. about five in the afternoon and the secretary left on the return trip to Minidoka about seven. Senator Heyburn was expected at thef same time as Mr. Garfield, but was not able to reach here until yesterday afternoon, bers of the Commercial club gathered In the club rooms and enjoyed a smok er with the senator. A report that Mr. Garfield was to reach this city about Tuesday evening, caused a large number of citizens to gather at the Commercial club rooms for an informal meeting, and great was their disappointment when it was found that no opportunity would be given the people of the tract to meet him. Last night a few mem Death of Mary Elisabeth Maxwell The home of Mr. and Mrs. John M. Maxwell was filled with sorrow on Monday when their infant daughter, Mary Elizabeth died from cholera in fantum. The bereaved parents have the heartfelt sympathy of all their many friends in the loss of their ten months old babe. The funeral was held from the home yesterday after noon with Rev. H. W. Parker and Rev. John Gourley In charge of the services.