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THE TWIN FALLS TIMES VOL. X. NO. 40 TENTH YEAR. TWIN FALLS, TWIN FALLS COUNTY, IDAHO, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 1915. SUBSCRIPTION $2.00 PER YEAR THE GEM STATE IN DRY COLUMN i al Senate Approves Measure Making State Dry in 1915 ONLY SIX YOTKS OPPOSED WHEN BILL IS PASSED. Governor M. Alexuuder Sure to Ap prove Bill. All Amendments to Bill Fail. Prohibition legislation is a thing of the past in the state of Idaho. It be came so when the senate passed Tues day, under suspension of the rules, H. B. No. 142, making the state dry by statutory enactment January 1, 1916. 24 to 6. There is no doubt that the measure will receive the signature of The result of the rollcall was the governor. Before an audience that filled every available space iu the senate cham br, the measures were discussed pro and con by half the members of the upper house. Amendments were of fered but were rejected and the bill passed the senate in the same form in which it was sent from the house, There were seven votes cast against the bill in the bouse, six iu the sen ate, making a total of 13 in the leg islature number 94 members. Laws now approved by the legis lature regulating the liquor traffic are three in number, passed provided for the submission to the voters of a constitutional ajryqnd ment to the state constitution prohib iting the sale or manufacture of liquor within the state, stringent local option measure, tended to make more rigid the laws governing the sale of liquor under the local option law. This third law prohibits the manu facture of liquor in the state as well as the sale or gift, feet January 1, 1916. ments were offered but neither was accepted. One provided that the state should provide one officer for each county to bo paid fifteen hundred dol lars a year, whose authority should be concurrent with that of the sher iff but who should devote his entire time to the enforcement of the cro ît appropriated fifty thousand dollars a year for carrying ou* the provisions of the act. Finally an effort was made to ner "O holders of 1915 licenses to oper ate until the expiration of the license as is done un* as voted down 6 to 17. Upon the report of the committee the measure, under suspended rules. Roil call on the bill re The first one The second was a m It goes into ef Two amend hibition statute. ttp innoi notion law. a was passed, suited as follows: Aves—Bremer, Bundy, Carter, Day, Elliott. Fuller. Graham. Grant. Har Houtz, Johnson, ding. Hart. Hayes, Kaline, Lenz. Txiwe, Mendenhall. Mc Cloud. Pumnire, Ricks. Steele, Sweet, Thomas, Zuck. Total, 24. Fitz. Hutton. MacBeth, Proc Total. 6. Navs to' - . Wbitoamb. poiv-'d—Bowman and Rockwell Absent—Frazier. THE ROSE OE IHE DESERT fJ u To he Given for the Benefit of Com pany D, March 4. Local theatre goers are looking for ward eagerly to the production of the four act comedy-drama "A Rose of the the Lavering theatre, at Desert,' Thursday March 4th, by local talent. This play was written and is to be produced in Twin Falls by Twin Falls people. It is resplendent with scenic and electrical effects and promises to ever surpass any local talent play staged in the city. This Is the first of a series of plays to be given for the benefit of the Ar mory Fund of Company D, N. G. I The next will be announced later, and will probably be "On the Trail of the Lonesome Pine." Ask any good lobking young fellow (they all belong to Co. D) for tickets. Seats can be reserved at Skeels-Wtiey Drug Co., on and after the 24th of February. BOOZE SEHERS ENTER PLEA Several Violators of Liquor Law Be fore Judge Babcock. On Monday five alleged bootleggers before Judge William A. Bab One of the men were up cock to enter pleas, pleaded guilty and will receive sen tence in a few days. Three of the entered pleas of not guilty and their trial will be held this term of One man was found not ready men court. to say if he was guilty or not. so his case will come up later. Three other were arraigned the middle of the men week and said they were not guilty. I solicit the most difficult cases of refraction. pert optometrist..—Adv. Dr. Robert A. Parrott, ex SHERIFF A PROBATION OFFICER Bill Busses Senate, Now Goes to the Governor. The act to make sheriffs of this state ex-officio probation officer« and which lias the opposition of many of the women's clubs ami organizations of the gentler sex over the state, was passed by the senate this morning un der fire of several senators, led by Senator Ravenel Macbeth, who declar ed passage of such a measure was a most reactionary step. The act known as senate bill No. 140, substitute for senate bill No. 57. tl passed by a vote of 20 to 11. Senators Hart, Whitcomb, Frazier, Rockwell and Pioctor spoke for it. Macbeth, Zuck, Graham and Elliott were strongly against it. Those in fa vor of the measure claimed the bill would not jeopardize the good work of juvenile courts, those opposed to it were confident that it would result in that very thing. The latter classed passage of a measure of this kind was reactionary in the extreme. The vote on the final passage of the bill was as follows: Yes—Day, Fitz, Frazief, Puller, Har ding, Hart, Hayes, Houtz, .Johnson, Kaline, Lowe, Mendenhall, Montgom ery, Proctor, Pugmire, Ricks, Rock well, Steele, Thomas, Whitcomb. To tal, 20. No—Bremer, Bundy, Carter, Elliott, Grant, Graham, Lenz, Macbeth, Mc Cloud, Sweet. Zuck. Total 11.—Capit al News. \\ hile in Twin Falls the first of this t week, Assistant Highway Engineer Cornell spent considerable time with County Surveyor Bybee going over the route selected for the grade down to the ferry at Shoshone falls. As a re sult a number of changes were made t and approved by Mr. Cornell, which will give nearly the same route down the first pitcli as now used. This sec tion which has proved the downfall of SOME CHANGE IN GRADE State Engineer and J. A. Bybee Revise Route to Falls. many ambitioub nyotoristls however, , will be cut down to eight per cent i and will have a radious at the turn of about fifty feet eliminating all possible danger. There wore but few other changes made in the rest of the route but in all about eight hun dred feet is cut off with some This route will expensive rock work, approved by Mr. Cornell, no doubt be approved by the state highway eommission. HURT BY AUTOMOBILE Mrs. Robert Lutz Badly Bruised While Crossing Street. Saturday evening wnile on her way home Mrs. Robert Lutz was struck by a Ford Automobile driven by a young man named Detwiier, and was badly crushed between the car and an elec tric light pole on the Rogerson corner. Mrs. Lutz is confined to her home as the result of the arcidont and the full extent of the injuries is not known The blame for the accident seems to be with young Dewiter, who presum ably lost his hood and steered the car toward Mrs. Lutz instead of keeping to the right of the road In turning the Mr. Dctwilcr, father of the ] corner. young man, has agreed to pay for all costs of the accident and tried to make amends for Ms son who has been ill since the accident. BOOZE PEDDLERS ARRESTED Two Men From Jer . no Caught With Suitcases Full of Pints. Chief of Police Wednesday even!,' William Taylor and Sheriff Frank Ken dall arrested two m u by the name of Mondrell and Davis, who had just driven in from Jerome, at one of the livery stables in this city. Two suit cases were found in the buggy and when opened, were found to contain pint bottles of w' iskey. There was also found in the rig a jug of the same liquid. fore Judge Smith, where they explain ed that they were driving through to Nevada, with the booze. The judge thought their storv a little thin and they were remar ted to the custody of the sheriff. They will have tSieir hearing today. The men were taken be TWIN FAUS IN LEAD Poll on Train Tr •o West of Omaha Favors Magic ( iv Above Others. One day last we i a discussion start ed on a passenger tealn west of Omaha ! as to how many I iple were coming to ! Idaho and what p t of the state they were coming to. fhe poll was taken by W. D. Averitt ■ , ho was coming to tifs city from tie east to make his home. It was found that 40 people i were on the trap: hound for the Gem j state, and follow' , was their destina tiens : Twin Falls, 29 Boise, 5; Caldwell, 3; Gooding. 1; P otto. 1: Nampa, 1; American Falls, 1 : Shoshone, 1. TERRORS OF THE SEA AT WORK Second American Ship Sent to the Bottom SUBMARINE BLOCKADE FORCE AROUND ENGLAND N FULL Toll of Vessels Claimed by Mines and Torpedoes in tbe English Waters Growing Daily. I-iOndon, Feb. 24.—The situation in the waters surrounding Great Britain continues to furnish developments in volving ships of neutrals in both Eu rope and America. A second Ameri can steamer the Carib, has gone to the bottom of the North sea with a valu able cargo of cotton and two British steamers have been torpedoed in the last 24 hours. As a precaution, Eng land has closed the entrance to the Irish channel, excepting a narrow strip near the coast in which naviga tion will be permitted only by day light. These restrictions are pattern ed after those enforced in the English channel some time ago. The Scandinavian countries, among which Norway has already lost four ships, are trying hard to find some solution of the problem hut so far with out result, although it is purposed tentatively to provide some sort of a naval convoy for their craft. The mat t er j s tg b e discussed further, The crew of the American steamer Carib, sunk by a mine off the Ger man coast, is reported from German gg urC es to have been saved, but the whereabouts of the sailors is a mys t ery. u W as reported also that "art 0 f crew of the American steamer Evelyn, sunk by a mine off the Ger Inan coast was being taken to Holland, a a There are indications that the al , lied neets jn the Mediterranean are i attacking the forts along the Darda nelles in earnest. Though no details have been receiv ed relative to the recent bombardment the statement of the British admiralty referring to the interruption of oper ations on account of weather condi tions, indicates that the English fleet is standing awaiting a favorable oppor tunity to renew the action. Germany is still celebrating Field Marshall von Hindenberg's advance over the Russian frontier from East Prussia but official statements claim no substantial progress since the Rus sians fell back on their fortified line. In certain districts of Bast Prussia formerly held by the Russian invaders German civilians have been notified to return to Yhelr homejs.—Capital. News. a AUTO UPSETS Brake Fails on King Hill Grade. Six Spilled Out. Yesterday morning Tex Riley, the well-known sheep man of this city, accompanied by his wife and two child ren and Mrs. Arthur Stevens and Mrs. Walter Fountain, started for King Hill in his motor car. About six miles be yond Glenns Ferry, as the car was de ] scending a short steep grade, at the bottom of which the road made a sharp turn, one of the front wheels gave way and the car turned over twice. Mrs. Stevens and the five-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Riley were pinned be neath the car and badly bruised, Mrs. Stevens remaining in a state of uncon sciousness for an hour after the acci dent. While Mr. Riley lifted the ear Mrs. Riley and Mrs. Fountain dragged the unfortunate one from under. Mrs. Riley suffered severe bruises about the head and face, while Mrs. Fountain, Mr. Riley and his' little son received only minor injuries. It was feared for a time that the injuries of the little girl were serious, but it is now thought Bhe will soon recover. Mrs. Stevens will be confined to her bed for a few days. The accident occurred near a ranch house, from which medical assistance was summoned by phone from the Ferry and friends here notified. C. B. Faraday took Mr. Stevens a.ud Dr. Frazier In his car and hastened to the scene of the accident. The party re turned to town on No. 19 yesterday afternoon—Mountain Home Times. a KING UR AGENCY F. A. Nelson Pushing New Eight Uja luder Motor. 7 ! F. A. Nelson, formerly of Rupert, ! a.nj for several years agent for the Carhercar, has secured the agency for the new King eight cylinder car for this section aud expects a démonstra tor car this week. Mr. Nelson has i secured quarters In the Miller building j opposite the postoffice, where he will show the King, A repetition of your want nd Is often wise—when It's important to find the most desirable tenant. REDUCTION IN POWER RATES day to do are Commission Makes Schedule Cutting Price to Consumers PLANS THE REDUCTION TO HELP THE LITTLE FELLOW on and No to chqr the hi,; Companies ar e Apt to Accept the New Schedule Without Protest if Changes are Made, Numerous complaints from power users iu the southern part of the state, claiming that the companies have small power been charging ex cessive rates, has resulted in the public utilities commission drafting a set of uniform rates, which were announced Wednesday. In order to avoid unnecessary hearings on the question the commission has mitted the proposed rates to power companies in the Idaho field with the request that any objections be made without asking for a hearing. After considering the proposed rates the companies have signified a willingness to accept them if a few changes are made. The proposed rates would reduce the cost of power from 1Ö per cent in some cases to near ly 60 per cent in others. At present the Idaho Power & Light company and the Utah Power & Light company ask a demand charge of one dollar per horse of connected loads plus charge. shone company are about the but made on a different basis. The proposed rates of the commis sion would make a demand of service charge of 50 cents per horse power of connected loads plus an energy charge, as follows: First 100 kilowatt hours .035 per KWH Next 400 kilowatt hours .02 per KWH Next 500 kilowatt hours .01 per KWH Next 700 kilowatt hours .009 per KWH Excess over 8000 kilowatt hours, 007 per KWH A minimum charge of 50 cents per horse power of connected load per month would he charged, while no charge could be made of iess than one dollar per month to any consu mer. sub the ed southern dren ail and ing can this tion will ing ing. of service power an energy The rates of the Great Sho same # at day will eral the is These rates would mena a larger reduction to consumers of the Great Shoshone company who are users of a small amount of power while patrons of the Idaho and Utah companies who use a large amount of power would secure larger benefits by the reduced rates, which in some cases would amount to nearly 60 per cent.—States man. HIS FIGHTING BLOOD Story of the Kentucky Monntnina, At Isis, Monday and Tuesday. For the first two nights of the week the management of the Isis will offer a two reel motion picture of the Ken tucky mountains, called "His Fighting Blood," this is a story that thrills the old and the young. Maurice Costello will be seen in the "Understudy, or Be hind the Scenes." A fine comedy will be presented, "When Slippery Slim Bought the Eggs." Coming Wednes day and Thursday, a fine comedy, "His New Job." DRY BILL REPASSED W. ago by the E. on ty. of for Senate Found Rules Were Not Sus pended, Had to do Work Over. When the senate passed the prohib ition bill Tuesday, it w - as thought that Idaho would sure be dry in 1916, but it was found that some mistake was made. A telephone message was re ceived Thursday from Representative •I. A. Waters, that the senate to be on the safe side, repassed the Dill Thurs day at noon, and now Idaho will be dry without a question. PTpl fl® ïlPrmffî 0 v the | is The is COAX, FOR CLOSER CO-OPERATION Teachers ami School Patrons to Join Forces. An open meeting will be held in the Auditorium of the high school Thurs day evening, March 4. : residing In this school district is ex tended a very kind invitation to to this meeting, do not have children in schools but who are interested in the work of the local schools are, also, asked to come. The evening will he given over to enter tainment. r school Every parent come All other people who There will be music by the orchestra and the nigh There will he short talks on problems relating to local edu Refresbments will be served by the domestic science depart ment This will be a time for fathers and mothers and teachers to get ac quainted. value of the personal meeting between mother and teacher and father and tea cher. Such a meeting counts for „ inuch good to the parent and teacher. , No one can estimate the good it brings * to the child. Such meetings have à tendency to clear up all misunder standings and when a parent and tea chqr can meet in a social hour there somehow conies to each of them a ' 1 little clearer vision with respect to I the purposes underlying the work of ! ™ hi,; school bt rd. national needs. No one can estimate the education. Now, every parent is ask ed .not to plan for any other ment for the evening of this engage open meeting. If you have any small chil- ,, dren who can't he left alone, bring them with you to the meeting. Pro visions have been made for caring for ail small children while the fathers and mothers are enjoying the enter tainment of the evening. Plans arei.i being made to perfect at this meet- i ? 1 a ing a permanent Parent-Teachers' as sociation. Such an association is of great value to the community. Un doubtedly only two or three meetings can be held during the remainder of this school year, hut if an organiza tion is perfected, tbe ground work will be well laid for the next year. Committees are at work ing for a permanent organization and, also for a program for the first meet ing. now arrang HAL. G. BLUE, Supt. PROGRAM FOR CONCERE Splendid Program Arranged fc phony Concert Monday I^vei Ig.i One of the best musical! given in Twin Falls will at the High School auditorium Mon day evening, March 1st. will be given by the Twin Falls Sym phony Orchestra. The orchestra has been training for this occasion for sev eral months and there is no doubt that the program will be one of tho best ever given In the city. Tho following is the program: Overture—"Gloriana" .... Idyl—"Mill in the Forest". .Eilenberg Tenor Solo—Aria treats ever o ' rendered The program . . Feber Verdi Mr. Claude Hyde Suit—"Scenes Napolitaines". Massenet A la Danse. Beta Fete. Alegro from "Concerto in B Minor" Saint-Saëns Mtss Pauline Alfonte. Overture—-"Stradella" . Flotow Habanera—"Recuerdo de Alzaga". . .A. Bachmann (a) "The Spring Has . Maude V. White D'Hardelot Vocal solo Come" . (b) "The Dawn' Mrs. C. O. Longley. Overture—"Morning. Noon and Night in Vienna" Von Suppe Grand March—"Festival" . Gruenwald ON WAY 10 WASHINGTON W. II. Ilornihrook and Family Visiting With Relatives and Friends. W. H. Horntbrook, who a short time ago was appointed minister to Siam by President Wilson, arrived ln the city Wednesday accompanied by his family, from Albany, Oregon. It is the intention of Mr. Hornibrook to visit for several days with his brother E. J. Hornibrook at Berger, and then come to Twin Falls, where he and his family will visit at the home of Dr. and Mrs. W. F. Pike. Mr. Hornibrook is on his way to Washington to receive Instructions from the State Depart ment before leaving for his post of du ty. Mr. Hornibrook is well known in Twin Falls, at one time being editor of tbe Chronicle, and also represented Twin Falls county in the state senate for one term. PROGRAM A1 THE ORPHEUM Vaudeville and Motion Pictures for Last Half of Week. For the last three nights of the week the Orpheum theatre is offering Je rome and Rudin in vaudeville, is a comedy act, Including comedy, singing and dancing. This ; refined ! The I photo plays Include the "Master of tbe House," a comedy drama in two parts, which will btf sure to please all, the ! comedy being clean and wholesome. I The Keystone comedy is up to tho usual standard, and has for its title, "Stout Heart-, hut Weak Knees." "The Mutual Weekly," of current events is a numhor which always pleases.the people of this city. : i FOR TOURISTS Local Citizens Start Advertising Campaign „ „ Wit V h< ? P ur P°s e of diverting a por , n returning automobiliste * rom *-be California fairs through this sectioa > a number of citizens, members t * le ^ w * n Eailti County Automobile aHS0<: ' a U° n , are planning a little ad Lï,f tlsing campaign. As stated In The ' 1 lnles a snort time ago, plainly marked I road signs are to he placed along tbe ! ™ u , te from EI Y. Nevada, through Con tact, Rogerson, Hollister, Twin Falls and via Shoshone falls to Hailey, showing the Central Idaho highway. Coupled with this plan Robert McCol WILL BOOST SHOSHONE FALLS ON YELLOWSTONE HIGHWAY Route Maps With Plainly Marked Roads Part of Plan to Attract the Tourists. ,, , .. . x _ lam and othera interested are plan anotdler idea for diverting tourist trave ' , , _ . , ., , i ? how where the Central Idaho route branches off from that to take the tourist to Shoshone falls and thence on to Yellowstone. At the exposition is being shown with actual falling water a miniature reproduction of the Shoshone falls. It will create interest of the visitors who are going to make a return trip by auto. Right here the road logs prepared and the above men tioned maps will be handy to show the tourists where to leave the Lin coln highway to reach these falls. Business men are asked to place the map on the hack of their letters going east to add to the information regard ing the route. A well defined map of the Lincoln Highway him been prepared by B. E. Moree, showing that highway and also COMING TO THE LAYERING Big Attraction Here for Saturday Mat inee and Night. A dramatization of Marie Corelli's famous story of "The Land of the Mid night Sun." "Thelma," is a wholesome novel read by all tongues and can be found among the books in the libraries of those who love good clean fiction. If you have read the book you will be surprised to find how well the story has been written into dramatic form and you will see the characters apparently step from the book to act out the story, surrounded by the at mosphere of Norway and England. You will see the echo cave, the midnight sun, the rainbow of death, and the burning ship in which the old viking makes his last sea voyage. This attraction is from Chicago and the characters of the story have been placed into the hands of an excep tionally strong company of artists who portray their respective parts true to life as the story goes; and Rich ardson & Tolbert, who are bringing "Thelma" tjo Twin Falls, February 27, have mounted the play with beau tiful scenic and electrical effects and guaranty it to be one of the best shows that will visit the local play house this season. Large crowds are greeting this play everywhere and in order that you secure good seats it is advisable that you mirohase your ticket in ad vance at the Rexal drug store. Prices matinee—children 15c, adults 25c; nichts —26c and 50c.—Adv. Contrary to the announcement made In the headlines of Tuesday's Times, "Thelma" is not a nicture show but a real live show with real live actors. It will be worth while to see this strong company. ENI0YAB1E DANCE M&roa People Guests of Mr. and P. McAllister. 1rs. One of the prettiest affairs evW giv en 1m Maroa district was the dinner and dance given by Mr. and Mrs. P. McAllister, honoring their daughter, Miss Clara. Their spacious home was beauttfql with valentine decorations and soft shaded lights. The table dec orations were red, and white carna tions, red hearts and candles. Twelve were served the first course while the remaining twelve danced. The follow ing five-courses were served ip like manner. The menu and niece card», were the work of Miss Mctkragal and' "If music 6« the Mrs; ; were very unique, ! food of love nlav on. I and Miss Lovett assisted 'Those nrecent were; Misses Kttl ■»>, 'Green. Nell tv»«*nb*H. r - n* <jh*Mè V ! Colwell, of Hollister. *wd VIfa I Diehl, Dell Beer. Anna tfawkkia, Ger tende Walter Olive anrt Vvbel T>ri«ke!L Margaret MeDnanl and (Np ijfejf ~ ter. Messrs. HawVitni. BarlâsrùÂ; inen, Fo«roe Wsfker. T. Timbs, Dietrich, Omar DUftv:! : Wm. Diehl and Rntnseyer. . jgte: ùV ». i ' 1 : ■ .rte'" . :£££*'