THE TWIN FALLS TIMES
THE BIG DRUG STORE
OUR THANKSGIVING MENU.
Chocolate with whipped cream and cake. ...
Coffee with sweet cream and cakes.
Tomato Boullion .
Hot Lemonade .
Hot Malted Milk.
Hot Malted Milk, Majestic.
Hot Charolette Russe .
Hot Grape Punch.
Hot Roman Punch.
We serve Oyster Cocktails and Cold Soda.
Fresh Manila Ice Cream, our own make, a dish. ..
Telephone us your order and we will deliver it in
time to reach you for your Thanksgiving Dinner,
our own make and the best that can be made.
All flavors in Ice Cream Soda.
Egg Drinks of all kinds, such as—
Egg Malted Milk.
Frozen Plum Pudding
A splendid line of perfumery arrived this week and
from it the most critical lady can secure what her heart
desires. We will sell the perfumery in small quantities
or by the bottle to suit the purse of the purchaser.
AND MANY OTHERS.
When you purchase anything, do not forget to ask for a Chance on the Big Doll
Here is a list of some of the Christmas
Presents you can purchase at this popular
Perfumery in fancy bottles from 25c to
$ 10 . 00 .
Perfumery in plain or cut glass bottles.
Toilet and Manicure Sets.
Safety Razor Sets.
Toys for the little ones.
Christmas Tree Decorations.
Candles and Candle Holders.
Holly, Crepe Paper, Stars, Bells.
Collar and Cuff Boxes.
Dolls, Doll Heads and Doll Bodies.
Necktie Boxes, genuine Japanese laquer
The stocii of Christmas goods in this store is far beyond the ordinary class of such goods,
and you will not be able to find shoddy or cheap goods in the store and we are making prices
will be sure to sell the entire stock. Don t wait until the stock is picked over and then suffer
disappointment because the article on which you have set your heart is gone,
early you can get the cream of one of the best stocks ever brought to Twin Falls.
Elegant Table Cutlery, such as Knives,
Forks, Spoons and Carving Sets.
Mirrors, hand and standing.
Combs and Hairbrushes.
Stereoscopes, Stereoscopic Views.
Magic Lanterns and many other things.
ANOTHER BANK FOR JEROME.
Farmers and Merchants State Bank In
Jerome, Ida., Dec. 7th, 1908.
Miss Clara Wedder has returned to
Mr. E. W. Bridges has returned from
a visit at Boise, Ida.
Luet. Gov. Sweetser paid Jerome a
two days' visit this week.
The new $40,000 hotel is now well
under way, and the 3rd floor joist are
now being laid.
Mr. Don MacKay has had the rooms
of the Jerome Lodging house equipped
with electric heaters.
Dr. Henning, an army surgeon, late
of Ft. Sheridan, has located in Jerome,
with offices opposite the Jerome Drug
The railroad is now in Wendell, but
Jerome must content itself for at least
two weeks by watching for the smoke
of the work train.
The pleasant hello in response to a
telephone call advises us that Miss
Agnus Miller has returned to her du
ties after a short illness.
The distinguished visitors at the Je
rome banquet were.
Pittsburg, Pa.; Gov. Gooding, I. B.
Perrine and Judge Ulirlaub.
The new contractors, Bickford &.
Tennant, are making things hum and
glimpse at the neat residence of F .
W. DeWitt will be convincing.
Miss Eda Ream of Joliet, Mont., ac
companied by her brother, J. C. Ream,
is back, and it is her intention '
make this place he- permanent resid
J. H. Purdy, of
Jacobson Bros., from Glenn's Ferry,
in Jerome this week and pur
chased lots with the intention of put
ting in a general merchandise store.
The cement block building of Fra
and Moore is fast nearing comple
It is the intention of these gen
tlemen to install a complete line of
The Jerome Drug Co. have received
their consignment of Xmas goods. It
Is one that is hard to beat and the fan
cies and tastes of the Jeromites can
be satisfied this year.
The Jerome school is crowded and
Nthe school board finds it necessary to
build an addition on the school and
bids are now being received. There is
now 70 pupils enrolled.
The new steel water tank is now be
ing put in place and four miles of six
and eight inch water mains have been
laid, and the new 12 Inch well will
furnish an adequate supply of water.
Messrs. Gammon and Ott have open
ed a restaurant and bakery in the
Trail building for a temporary loca
tion. It is their Intention to build and
Install a complete line of confection
Mrs. Wedder of Spokane, Wash., has
secured a lease on tue Traill building
just west of the Jerome Drug com
anÿ, with the Intention of opening a
making and millinery establlsh
m i4r! Brun, the assistant cashier of
thé Jerome State bank, has gone to
Milner to run the bank there for a
month during the absence of the Mil
cashier. Mr. Glass Is assisting Mr.
The Nibley-Cbannol Lumber com
have Installed a lumber yard and
have 30 teams hurrying a complete
stock across the country from Sho
shoe. Mr. O. K. Skaddan of Stillwater,
Okla., is in charge.
About twenty young people gathered
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Christen
sen Tuesday at an informal party.
Cards and games were the source of
entertainment, capped with refresh
ments prepared by the worthy hostess.
Mr. O. E. Long and family have re
turned from their four weeks' visit in
Missouri. Mr. Long is a show-me man
from that state, and he admits that
Jerome has shown him, as he hardly
recognized his own town upon his re
turn. When he left he thought he
lived In the sage brush, but now finds
that he lives in a city.
The well-known Chicago ball play
ers, Carl Lundgrew and Chick Frazier,
were in Jerome Tuesday and Wednes
day, and purchased a tract of land six
and a half miles west of Jerome. They
not only purchased the land at a lib
eral bonus, but left orders with Mr. H.
A. Stroud to erect a house and have
other substantial improvements made.
Jerome now claims the right to be
recognized as a city, not by the act of
incorporation, but from general ap
pearance and as a busy marketing
place; by the the clink of the trowel
and the thump of the hammer, which
are the sounds chiefly in vogue at the
present time. The metropolis of the
North Side has taken on the appear
ance of a real city. At the present
time there are three store buildings in
course of construction and at least
Jerome is to have a new bank, to be
known as the Farmers' and Merchants'
State bank, to be located on the north
west corner of Lincoln avenue and
Main street. The bank has been in
corporated, with R. S. Frazer, Pres.;
t. M. Hall, V. P.; O. Z. Burkhead,
cashier, and Ralph Moore, assistant
cashier, and is awaiting the arrival of
their charter to do business. It will
start with $15,000 capital, fully paid in.
With its staff of officers and a reliable
board of directors, all local men, suc
cess seems almost guaranteed.
FOR TOUR GIRL CHUM.
For a girl friend cover a note-paper
box with crepe paper and tie it with
ribbons and paper flowers of the same
shade. Fill it with fudge. A box cov
ered with violet paper and trimmed
with violets of a deeper shade would
A GIFT FOR FATHER.
If you have heard your father ad
mire a verse in a magazine or a para
graph from a stirring speech, cut it
out and mount It on a may of birch
back or green bristol-board and hang
It over his desk or chair.—Delineator.
Christmas Holiday Rates.
Reduced rates for Christmas holi
days via Oregon Short Line. Tickets
sale December ISth, 19th, 24th, 26th
and 31st and January 1st, 1909, limit
January 4th. See agents for further
particulars. dec 17-Jan 1
To loan on Improved farms. Rate of
interest the lowest Irrigated Land
company. Nov 86 tf
Bisbee takes photos day or night tf
A LECTURE ON SOCIALISM.
S. W. Motley of Twin Falls, to Address
Hansen, Ida., Dec. 15th, 1908.
R. B. Roberts made a business trip to
Rupert last Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Antery drove to
Twin Falls last Saturday.
Mrs. Arthur Scranton intends to
start on her eastern trip on Friday of
Wm. Baker and Chas. Upton have
purchased Twin Fails property during
the past week.
By request of Rev. John Gourley,
Rev. G. W. Crater filled the appoint
ment at the school nouse last Sunday
Asa Whicker, who has spent the
summer here with his half brother,
J. R. Hinton, starts today for his home
in Wichita, Kan.
T. J. Antery has taken charge of the
land leased of G. W. Crater, and Mr.
Crater and family expect to move soon
to the home recently purchased in
Mrs. Towne entertained at dinner
last Sunday evening the following
named guests: Mr. and Mrs. G. W.
Crater, Miss Helen Goode, Vivian
Goode, Rollo and Neta Crater.
Candy and nuts for the Christmas
tree are ordered and the children are
drilling for the program to be given.
The usual good time is expected and
all are invited to attend.
Mr. and Mrs. W. N Rose entertained
at a roast duck dinner one day last
week. The guests were Mr. and Mrs.
Good, Mr. and Mrs. Upton, Frank
Brewer and T. T. Rutledge.
Mrs. Henry LaCourse returned last
wee': from Lander, Wyo., where she
was called some weeks ago by the ser
ious illness of her mother, who is in
hotter health, though still far from
Prof. Morris had a full house to wit
ness his sleight-of-hand performances
on last Friday night, and young and
old were interested. There was not a
dull moment from first to last of the
Henry Scranton has been carrying
his arm In a sling for the last week on
account of a "Job's comforter" on his
hand. It was extremely painful, but
"Hink" Is now slowly recovering-the
use of his hand.
y^frlr. and M r« -P ./Lj Jerome are very
' "proud of th 4 )rtFftëw*Joy, bom Sunday,
December 13. We understand that Mr.
Jerome does not intend to place him in
charge of the school wagon as driver
until the weather moderates.
8. W. Motley of Twin Falls, will
deliver his second lecture on the prin
ciples of Socialism at the school house
next Saturday evening, Dec. 19. An
interesting program is expected to be
furnished by our local musicians, and
refreshments of cake and coffee were
A small party of Iriends surprised
Miss Ethel Towne op last Tuesday
evening, the occasion being her 18th
birthday anniversary. Refreshments
were served, consisting In part of
cream candles of Miss Ethel's own
making. Dainty gifts will serve as re
minders of a very pleasant gathering,
F. M. Towne received a telegram an
nouncing the sad newa of the death of
hie father and he started on Wsdnes
day's train for Tracy, Minn., where his
father resided. His mother is still liv
ing and many other relatives and
friends have their homes in that re
gion, so that it is expected that Mr.
Towne may be absent several weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Eichenlaub took
the train early last week for Hot Lake,
Oregon. Mrs. Eichenlaub has been in
poor health for some time with rheu
matism and neuralgia of the heart, and
the change is made with the hope that
she may be benefited. Mr. Kennison is
riding the ditch route in Mr. Eichen
laub's absence, and has moved his fam
ily into the ditch company's house on
THOUSAND SPRINGS FILED UPON.
Notice of Location Indicate That Offi
cials of Northern Pacific arc Busy.
The people living in the neighbor
hood of Thousand Springs are excited
over visions of the Northern Pacific
extending its line to that point and
through the North Side tract.
Notices were posted recently at
Thousand Springs to the effect that the
power site there had been acquired
and filed upon, the notice being signed
by the Northern Pacific or by officials
of that corporation.
The Thousand Springs comprise one
of the most remarkable efforts of na
ture in the scenic line and if it was
possible to preserve the springs as
they are, when railroad facilities are
such that tourists might visit this sec
tion, they would attract Visitors from
all over the world.
But the production of electricity for
lighting cities and turning the wheels
of faetprie» and railroad trains is need
ed more in the development of this ag
ricultural empire called the "North
Side" thon is the beauty spot of the
west, and the power plant will there
fore be built.
The volume of water called Thou
sand Springs will increase as the land
on the North Side is put under ditch
and the waste water finds its way
through the lava crevices to the un
The Thousands Spr inga-Jhave been
visited by nume|gE^Puneering par
tles.jUtTtog-tlie pai w !-Jear and the post
Alig of the Northern Pacific notices has
added somewhat to the general ex
pectation of a great future for Hager
man and the North Side Tract.
The engineers have set Btakes out
lining the dam and the line of high
water at the Lower Salmon Falls,
Some preliminary construction work is
being done and the men doing the
work stated that it was the company's
Intention to construct the dam and
power plant during the coming year,
There is a fall of thirty feet at Low
er Salmon Falls and the great volume
of water in the river at this point every
month of the year makes it one of the
most Important power sites in the val
ley of the Snake.
The Importance of the Snake river
from the standpoint of elecriclty, may
be understood when It is considered
that this stream will eventually supply
power snd light anywhere within 860
miles of the various power plants that
will be constructed.—North 81de News.
Hogs bonrht and sold by the Don
Bryan Realty Co.
TIMBER AND STONE LANDS
Withdrawn From Entry Until Prices
An important order has been receiv
ed from Secretary Garfield by Register
Balderston of the Boise land office to
the effect that all entries made under
the timber and stone laws after De
cember 1 will be considered by the de
patrment as null and void. The order
is sweeping and has been issued to all
land districts. It also orders that no
more timber and stone entries can be
made until the government makes the
adjustments which are deemed right
The ruling of Secretary Garfield has
not been received. The order to the
local land office was brief and to the
point with the information that the
ruling in full would follow later. This
ruling is being looked for daily and
will be made public as soon as receiv
ed. Its contents are of vital interest
to the northwest country and especial
ly those states including Idaho, Ore
gon and Washington which have gain
ed many bonafide settlers through the
timber and stone law.
Garfield Makes Discovery.
The terms of the timber and stone
act fix the price of timber lands en
tered under it at $2 50 per acre. This
is the minimum price. Secretary Gar
field made the discovery only recently
that the minimum pi ice was not to be
less than $2.50 and that the depart
ment, should it so see fit, could in
crease the price to be charged for the
land, in other words appraise its value.
It is believed, however, that those who
framed the timber and stone law spec
ificly stated $2.50 an acre, believing
that this price was within reach of the
average entryman and that it was not
their intention to place the price at a
prohibitive figure, thus cutting off bon
afide settlers from taking up entries.
The timber lands were thrown open
for entry especially for the benefit
of the settlers and it was for Ajus-pea-'
son that so low a nciee per acre was
set, a small, Vj&ïA-'of which was to be
paid-do'wn and the balance at the time
of proving up.
Conditions Have Changed.
It is evident that Secretary Garfield
as well as the department considers
that conditions have changed since the
placing of the timber and stone act on
the federal statute books and that in
order to prevent corporate interests
and laud grabbers trom cornering the
land it will be necessary to throw
guards around the law, Secretary Gar
field having discovered that the mini
mum price per acre is $2.50 and that
if the department so decides this price
can be raised.
Senator Nelson of Minnesota, is bit
terly opposed to the timber and stone
act and wants to see it stricken from
the statute books. There are numer
ous other Influential legislators ar
rayed against the act but it also has
Secretary Garfield's order of Decem
ber 1, will completely change the man
ner of making entries, and the entry
men, instead of getting his timber land
at a bargain price will probably. In
the future, have to pay something near
'ts market value.
The government Intends to apprisse
a J timber lands and the entryman
will have to pay the appraised value.
Hereafter only the cheaper grades of
public timber land will be sold at $2 50
per acre, the price that formerly ap
plied to lands entered under the tim
ber and stone act. It is understood
that a, rather complicated system of
administration has been adopted by the
interior department for the enforce
ment of the new regulations, and con
siderable red tape will be the rule for
making future entries. It is also be
lieved that the ruling of Secretary
Garfield will drive lumber buyers into
the national reserves where they will
purchase the cheaper grades from the
government instead of buying the tim
ber lands from bonafide entrymen.
Murtaugh, Dec. 14th, 190g.
El wert Eden was a Twin Falls
Mr. Geo. Oakes spent last Saturday
in 'I win Falls.
Chester Stephenson came home from
Twin Falls Tuesday.
Jack Fuller went
Tuesday on business.
Lou Roberts was -
county seat Tuesday.
Mr. Harnick went to Milner TIi
day on a business trip.
Mrs. Bacon was a visitor
Workman ranch Tuesday.
Frank Weinheimer went to
Monday on a business trip.
Ernest Eden returned from a busi
ness trip to Marion, Sunday.
Wm. Walker transacted business in
Twin Falls Tuesday of this week
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Workman
to Twin Falls
a passenger to the
over from Broncho Tuesday on bu-i
Mrs. Anna Bacon and Miss Wflla
Eden were shopping in Twin Falls^-
Monday. — '
Mrs. E. H. Dean froni
pleasant visit with her
Mrs. Wm. Jacks
son at Ogdon,
went to Curry
Thursday to visit her daughter, Mrs.
Rev. Schenck of Twin Falls, was the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Beverlin
one day last week.
Mrs. Wm. Emanuel, daughter Ber
nice and Mrs. Goss, were in Twin Falls
Monday on a shopping tour.
Mrs. Anna Bacon is having extensive
improvements made on her homestead,
five miles south of Murtaugh.
Wednesday a number of our citizens
were engaged in making improve
ments on the county roads near Mr.
Mrs. Ed Bacon and little daughter
Naedean, of Butte, Mont., arrived in
Murtaugh Wednesday to visit
time with Mrs. A. Bacon.
Mr. Deerlng and family moved to hfa
homestead Monday. Mr. Deerlng is
recently from Iowa, and is much pleas
ed with the Twin Falls tract.
Edgar Steinour made a trip to Oak
ley last week for grain, and whlla
there purchased fifty more thorough
bred sheep to add to his fine band.
Mr. and Mrs. J. I. Tolman went to
Oakley to attend the funeral of his
niece, Mrs. Carl Severe, who died ta
that city Monday morning. They
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