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je* J TWICE-A-WEEK THE TWIN FALLS TIMES TWIN FALLS, TWIN FALLS COUNTY, IDAHO, TUESDAY. JANUARY 25, 1916. VOL. XL NO. 31. ELEVENTH YEAR. SUBSCRIPTION $2.00 PI R YEAR BREAKEAST BREAKS AIL PAST RECORDS Spud Meal at Rogerson Cafe Tremendous Success LARGE (ROW'D SHOW'S APPRECIA TION OF EXCELLENT PROGRAM. Wit, Wisdom, Fun and All Kinds of Good Music Constitute a Menu That Pleases Everybody. T understand now the secret of the success of Twin Falls," said L. L. Orxnsby of Boise, last Friday night at the close of the most successful and largely attended potato breakfast in history of the city, a sentiment that was voiced by all visitors present in some form of words. The program throughout was unique, interesting and educational. The breakfast was served at the Rogerson. The first fea ture was the introduction of "Our Pro ducts" by five wise virgins who ap peared at the time desired by Uie mas ter of ceremonies, with Uieir lamps of knowledge well filled. The first was Miss-Cereal, bedecked with wheat and oats, showing the state of industry in the early days of Idaho agriculture. She told of her accomplishments and was followed by Princess Potato, daughter of King Murphy, who re ceived a royal welcome. Then came Miss Clover, whose attire was all turn ed to diamonds this year. Miss Apple was rosycheeked and royally attired and carried a notice that sale nad been made, the sole recompence for her year's production. Then came Miss Sugar Beet, who promised to clean the lands and prove a Lady Beautiful to the tract 'Responding to Uie toast "Our In dustries," Fred G, Taylor of Ogden, secretary of the Amalgamated Sugar company, made an interesting talk in which, he gave a history of beet sugar, told of its growth in this-country from the time of its discovery by the Ger man chemist, Margaff, in 1747, and its production a» a commercial commo dity following the improvements in its manufacture by chemist, Achard, half a century later, to the present day. He described the unsuccessful attempts to establish the industry in this country in the early part of the last century, and the final successful establishment of a factory in Alvarado, Cal., in 1876. Of practical interest was the information that as soon as the spur now under construc tion to the site of the factory is built, the material for the plant will be as sembled. Secretary Taylor called attention to the fact that Idaho now ranks fifth in states in production of beet sugar. He showed Uiat Idaho last year produced 370,000 tons of beets, from which about 926,000 bags of sugar were made. However, the sugar company official ly called attention to the fact that while Utah consumes 337,000 bags of sugar each year and 260,000 bags of this is home-made, Idaho has practically re versed this percentage and uses only another German 76,000 bags of home-made sugar out of 326.000 bags consumed. In explaining the reason for this situation, he said that it was not be cause Utah was more loyal to its factories than Idaho, but that public ity campaigns in Utah had caused pre judice to be thrown aside, dissipating the old idea that beet sugar is inferior to cane. Ha! G. Blue, city superintendent of schools, made an able talk in which after telling how the people who came to Twin Falls had built up the coun-land try and the city, turned to the growth and needs of the school system. He showed how the coming of the sugar tactory and the natural increase in the population which would follow would necessitate enlarging the al ready taxed school facilities of the city. R. E. Shepherd of Jerome, repre sentative of the Northside bondltold ers, made one of the most telling talks of the evening, pleading for commun ity co-operation and for the élimina tion of the Snake river, so that the people of both sides would feel that they were of the same community C. M. Booth, president of the Mer chants Protective association, at this junction arose and paid a brilliant tribute to Secretary James McMillan of the Commercial club, at the close of which he produced a handsome vase which he declared was offered by the organization as a slight tribute to (Continued on Page 8.1 < ONTKACTOR RETURNS TO MAKE HOME IN TWIN FALLS'! "Back to Twin Falls," is becoming j the slogan of enterprising folks who j drift away. A case in point is that of C A Kruger, construction contrat- tor and former proprietor of the lyobby cigar store in the Rogerson hotel in this city, who returned Sun day from southern California, where he has spent several years. He will make his home here permanently and ■will help built up the greater Twin ; Falla HOGS STRONG, SHEEP FIRM, CATTLE WEAK Little Change in Prices Last Week Bonn But Tendencies I'P or Shown. Although Uie sheep market has re mained unchanged since Monday, it has a very strong understone, says the Portland Live Stock Reporter of Thursday. Nothing with a good finish has been offered the last few days and would bring top prices if they could be obtained. Receipts consist mostly of valley stuff. Choise light hogs to day are quoted at $email@example.com. The cattle market has been Inactive since Monday, only a few loads being received and moved at steady prices. The market has a rather weak tone, buyers having a surplus of supplies. Choice light steers are quoted today at $7.75 ; cows $firstname.lastname@example.org. Light runs of cattle since Monday have surprised nobody. The easiness in the market Monday was due to the fact that buyers are not anxious bid ders this week. This condition can be accounted for largely to the condition of the lumber trade. Practically all the lumber 'camps have been shut down, after opening, on account of the severe snow in the timber. No sheep were offered for today's market but both lambs and mutton are in good demand. The outlook for shippers is good. Not a great number of sheep and lambs have arrived this week to date, yet if the average keeps up last year's record of January should be equalled and possibly increased. The scoring of 88.25 lambs has created some enthusiasm in the sheep house and it is barely possible that receipts should be slightly increased. Weather conditions have kept back some shipments. Despite the fact that lambs and sheep prices are better than for three years here the market situation is healthy. The good price for pelts and the high price of wool is doing a great deal to keep the market on this basis. The week has brought no new ad vance except in the common sheep end—especially old ewes. Sheep own ers are very optoraistic as to the sea son's feeding and there are few in deed who will use red ink in making up their loss and gain statements this year. With lambs at $8.25 and the excel lent price of killing sheep, feeders are not worrying a great deal over the market situation. PREDATORY ANIMAL FUND IS EXHAUSTED On Monday evening, January 31st, the local lodge, B. P. O. E., will bold Money A'ill B«, Paid After Appropr'a tion i* Made by Next Legislative slon. The following notice under date of January 29, has been issued by the state veterinarian : To all Defooters; You will notify each party who pre sents pelts for bounty that the preda tory animal fund is exhausted and it will be necessary' for him to wail un til the next meeting of the legislature to receive payment for his claim. You may file all claims as usual with the understanding that they are to be held at this office. Respectfully, H. S. BODLE, Stale Veterinarian. ELKS TO ENTERTAIN Ian entertainment in their club rooms in honor of Theodore Ixtrcli, and the members of his theatrical company the parties who so willingly as sisted in the B. P. O. E. memorial ser vices. Mr. Lorch and his associates will join immediately after their per formance at The Layering. Mr. Lorch is an Elk and a good fellow and his Aiobby is getting acquainted, Arrangements are also being made ;for an Elks Minstrel to take place early in March and will be under the direction of Wilfred Olson. Full par ticulars and the exact date will be mentioned in an early issue of the lo u-al papers. "Get Ready." - j(\VIS OPENS CAMPAIGN HERE ON FUIRA Y NIGHT Gapt. K. C. Davis of Boise, former private secretary for Governor Haines and later attorney for the public utili ties commission will open his cam paign for republican gubernatorial nomination in this city Friday evening, January 28, at the Masonic hall, taking for his subject "The Need of a Higher Standard of Public Life." The meet ing will begin at 8 o'clock. Thad N. Patten of tills city is in the -Methodlst hospital in Omaho, Neb., suffering from pneumonia, according to a telegram received Sunday by his father, R. H. Patten, from Rev. Tills |Lowo, pastor of the First Methodist church there. The message said that (the case was not regarded ns serious, |The young man is u bookkeeper in a .grocery in Omaha. He graduated from the Twin Kalin high school a couple of years ago. THAI) PATTEN QUITE SICK. POSTOFFICE GEIS AN APPROPRIATION lower House Voles $15,000 to Commence Work at Once QUESTION OF RESIGN WILL NOT RELAY ITS CONSTRI CTION Building Certain to Go Up in Rue Time. Will be Either Stone or Brick. Not Marble. "Bill carrying appropriation of $15, 000 for commencement of construction of federal building at Twin Falls has just passed the house. Will endeavor to have plans modified so as to provide for marble building instead of brick, but there will be no delay In commenc ing work on this account, as building will be taken up, in its time in lot of federal buildings throughout the country." to be erected t, ,, ...... Several Good lalks Made. Old Oft. oers Re-Elected. Many New Names4*jd On List of Members. The largest meeting of the Southern convened a d t iC th' HoÄ" 0 ' 1 tha ^. ,>ver convened at the Hotel Rogerson Thurs T", *, oUoWU V bai T. Ct *! tlie cafe, elected new officers, listened to several good talks and admitted a number of new members. The first address before the meet ing consisted of a talk on "Psychclo gy and Medicine," by Professor Henry The above telegram was received Friday by Secretary James McMillan, of the Commercial club from Congress man Addison T. Smith. It has been suggested that Mr. Smith means stone instead of marble, as a marble building was neither asked for nor thought of by the people here. This interpreta tion will, it is suggested, harmonize the apparently untenable statement of the congressman in a letter recently published in THE TIMES in which he expressed the belief that the cost of a marble structure would be little great er than a brick one. This would prob ably be true of a structure of build ing stone, but not of marble. MUSICAL SOCIETY HAS FINE MEETING Scriver, of Portland, who was deliver-1 ing lectures in the Scriver-Farris course put on at the high school un der the auspices of the Parent-Teach ers' association. Professor Scriver censured the physicians as lie did the preachers, on the ground that in the performance of their duty they failed by lack of attention to and enforce ment of the laws of psychology, or the soul, with the result, he asserted, that there was a tendency to resort to ir regular cults. Rev. B. C. Miller, of the Baptist church spoke on the subject "What the Layman Expects of the Physician," He said that the layman expected the doctor to be clean in mind and body, to be honest and moral and to keep thoroughly up-to-date. The admission of the applicants ac cepted at Utis meeting brings within Ute organization practically all the physiclans within 60 miles. The offleers, consisting of Dr. J. N. Davis. 1 > of Kimberly, president; Dr. C. Groom, of Rupert, vice president; and Dr. A. Henry Dunn, of Twin Falls, secretary, were all unanimously re elected. The next meeting will be held about the middle of March, prob ably In this city. BEGINNING TODAY WORK ON BUILDING Work of exaevating the basement for tlie new brick building of Salla day & Wilkins on Main street next to the Rogerson hotel began this after noon and will be pushed to comple tion as soon as possible. The new structure will be 25x125 feet in size and for the present will bo only one story, though so constructed that oth er stories can be added as occasion demands. ( t . j * f ' _ » * * • * • • • * **<ie««»».i>B**.**»* TIMES WILL BE DELIVERER BY CARRIERS IN CITY. Commencing Tuesday after noon THE TIMES will be deliv ered by special carriers in the residence and business districts of the city. There is no extra charge for this service; this ar rangement being one ot several improvements which the man agement is endeavoring to work out for TIMES readers. Sub scribers preferring to have their papers delivered to their resi dences or places ot business late Tuesday and Thursday af noons, will kindly notify THE TIMES office by phone, 38. of their wishes. • * * • * * ♦ • :i * * HING IS BITTEN BY MAD DOG I Hollister Man in Boise Taking Jack King, who was bitten January It! by a mad dog owned by Don Cham berlain, was sent Saturday to Boise for treatment on receipt of the news that an examination of the head of the animal showed that he was af fee ted with rabies when killed. King has not been heard from since and it is assumed that he is doing well. The dog, a fine hound, was borrow ed by E. D. Spurgeon, who lives on the R. Hofer place three and a half miles from Hollister. After he was at the Spurgeon place for three days it was noticed that he was sick and Spurgeon and King, who was work ing for him, went out to tie up the animal Spurgeon had the dog by the .collar but it Jerked loose and attack ed him savagely. On King attempting to assist his employer the animal turned on him and in the struggle either bit or scratched his hand. The men tied the dog up and sent for his Treatment BOG'S HEAR SHOWER EVIDENTE OF RABIES, Officers Active in Enforcing Rule For Muzzling or XiUIng of All Canines. owner, who on arriving shot him and sent tlie head to Boise. Deputies are being sworn in throughout the county to enforce the order for shooting all unmuzzled dogs. In the city they will he taken to the pound and the owners given a chance to redeem them. There are rumors about horses and cattle being bitten [in various parts of Uie county either (by mad dogs or rabid coyotes and it I is determined to take no chances. In ^ evada thero is :i slate for ce at work there is a bill pending in con Igress for the appropriation of a quar ter of a million dollars to extermin j at | ^ le c 1 0> d 0t autlcs , rk at Rogerson and County Commissioner L, j and Deputy Sheriff Thompson i swore in several ai Custleford y.ster | ! _ . kARRiT P|||\AN FflR 1 1 un I THp CAIMAN RilNNIfC IIIL JnLml/l' UulIlilLA j j Organization to Kill Jackrabbils— Stock Owners Should Beware and | Keep Their Stock Up. - ] The long-eared bunfty is doomed on .the Salmon river tract as an organ ization of farmers has been formed there to poison the animals which are I making big holes in the haystacks, The farmers met Saturday and or led that all the farmers on the tract ! will join the organization. The poi old'soniug is according to a method se | cured by the county commissioners, day. ganized with the election of A. D. Furrow for president, and J. B. Fur row for secretary. The plan is to poi son the animals by spreading oats treated for Uie purpose where they will get it. All owners of animals are warned to keep them up at their peril while tlie process of extermina tion is being carried out. It is believ and is said to be very effecUve. | j The tendency of the local markets [is upward this week. Wheat has gone ! up a nickel and now brings $1.55 in LOCAL MARKETS. bulk and $1.60 In the sack. The best hogs bring six cents and the best j steers the same. The price of lambs is firmer and quoted at seven cents. Ewes also are stronger and wortli ■ six ents. Today's prices follow; j Wlicat In bulk: »1.55; m sacks $1.60. f \ $5:00ffc$^00 ; cows $4.00©5 00. 1,ulls a ,™ t > L'V ' J?®*® $o.00®|6.00 Potatoes $1-0 to * 1 - t f i ' springers 12%c; tiirkoys 134 c® 16<*; 8c ^ )10c ' i u , c . k ®' Hut ~ ter * ~^ c: GKRS ' candled, 40c. SENTENCED TO PRISON. Lee Bryan White, the young mail i who was brought back last week from ! Oklahoma by Sheriff Kendall to an j swer the charge of passing had I checks on Twin Falls merchants, I waived preliminary hearing and en itered a plea of guilty before Judge Babcock, who sentenced him jterm of from one to 14 year, Monday afternoon. to a BUYS FARM 'NKAR r.TV J. F. DeWltt of American Falls, wa» in the city Saturday for the purpose, of closing a deal for a 40-acrc farm owned and occupied by Mrs. Falk, two miles ami a half southeast of the city, ile paid $200 an acn; for the land. Mrs. Falk owns a farm on tb»> north side and will improve It with tlie pro ! ceeds of the sale. Mr. DeWltt, who is an extensive wheat raiser at Araerl can Falls, will next fall move his family here. ODD EELLOWS HOED SESSION LAST WEEK iLarge Gathering Ends Program Ini Banquet—Lodges Installed at Eden and Hazleton. The district meeting of the Odd Fel lows of Twin Falls county held un der the auspices of the Kimberly lodge in the I. O. O. F. hall in this city closed with a successful banquet Thursday night. There was plenty of enthusiasm shown throughout and ev eryone connected with ilu- meeting was well pleased. Grand officers present were Grand Master Harry James of Boise, Grand Secretary I'resley Horne of Caldwell, Grand Patriarch Mortze of Boise, Grand Marshall G. B. Sweiger of Twin Falls. Officers elected for the coming year were C. W. Dougherty, of Twin Falls, chairman ; A. A. Carl son, of Twin Falls, secretary; A. J. Mills, of Buhl, treasurer; J. W. Swear ingen of Kimberly, first vice president; J. F. Harshberger of Filer, second vice president. The next annual meeting will be held in this city. On Friday the grand officers and a delegation of Odd Fellows went to Eden where a lodge of 61 members was- in stituted followed by a banquet at the Eden hotel. On Saturday night a lodge was instituted at Hazleton with 28 members. This institution was also followed by a banquet, which was giv en at the Hotel Hazleton The mem bers from Twin Falls who went to Eden and Hazleonwere S. G u. V,. Dougherty, A. A. Carlson • D. l yda M M Pomeroy and J. S. ibshe ■ The number o', the Eden lodge is . 1 and that of the Hazleton lodge 11V MUCH SNOW REPORTED IN All MOUNTAINS Good Water Supply Seems Assured For all the Tracts in the State of Idaho. F. J. Walters, who was in Friday from Three Creek, reports that eight or nine inches of snow has fallen on the level there, but says that it has drifted and packed so that it will be available for the reservoirs instead of evaporating. The amount ot snow on the ground now is somewhat more than the normal amount for this time of the year. This means that the Sal mon reservoir will have a much better supply of water this year than last. Tlie same report was had Saturday by W, S. Fairchild of Buhl, who says that the amount of snow in some of the mountains at Christmas was equal to the total amount that fell last year, land that the Goose Creek and other reservoirs with which he is familiar, wilt get the benefit. ASK LAND BOARD 10 DETERMINE RIGHTS Salmon Settlers Ask $10,000 to Begin Action—Others AVunt to Know AVhat Lund Board Can Do. The Salmon tract settlers are show ing a disposition to endeavor to find out just what the state land board is willing to do in regard to straighten ing out the tangle on the tract. There is a petition now being circulated ask ing that body to appropriate the sum of $10,000 for the purpose of bringing an action to determine the rights of all the parties interested in the pro ject. A number of others interest ed in the tract have drafted a petition, which after reciting the promises made to the people at the recent Hol lister meeting, asks that the reme dies which the board intimated that it bad in store be applied, or if the board finds that it can do noUiing, that it frankly say so. Those hoping to get results from the first named petition expect to get the second sidetracked for the present in order to give the board a reasonable time in which to act on the request. , SANTA SALE THURSDAY Horses, mules, cattle, sheep, hay, spuds, machinery and household goods will all be disposed of at the closing out sale of O. M. Banta at his resi dence three miles south and a mile and a quarter east of this city Thurs day. The free lunch which will be served at 11 o'clock will be followed at once by the auction, which will be conducted by Lue and Vanausdeln. Fourteen horses, two mules, eight head of cattle, 25 tons of salted alfalfa hay, 10 sacks of netted gem potatoes, with numerous articles of machinery and household goods will be placed on sale. (WIU. _ HEBE 1A A SIIUK1 MME s. Custer and Thomas Hansen are interested In the organization of an athletic club here, and expect to in «tail all sorts of modern apparatus for an organization of that kind. They 8fty that they expect to demonstrate the fact that an athletic club can be luade a success here, and that they believe that this will furnish the foundation in which a Y. M C. A. can be built. EIVE KILLED IN TRAIN DISASTER Snowslide Sweeps Train 300 feet Into Ravine MOUNTAINSLIDE DEATH IN TWO COACHES. IN <(SCARES Railroads Have Been Tied Cp For Several Rays. Officials Hope Lines Can Be Re-opened Today. Leavenworth, Wash. Swept to a swift death in an avalanche of snow was the fate of five passengers when the dining car and day coach of the Spokane Owl train number 25 of the Great Northern railroad were hurled from the mountain side into a ravine 300 feet below, at Corea, Wash., forty miles from here early Saturday morn ing, Carter, Vancouver, B. Bert Kirk ham, Sheridan, Wyoming; S. Batter man and his baby, Wenatchee. The fifth body has not yet been identified There wa8 no warniu „ with a vast. fil , in th , , f th suddenly ripped loose, tons of gDOW and earth shot (1own cut tht . two coaches from tli „ r ., 8L of Uie The known dead are: W. F train, and the next moment the shrieks of men and women from the rest of the train, some of them just awakened, echoed the roar of the mountain slide. It was several hour; before rescu ing parties could reach the conches in the gulch. A sleeping ear was bowled off the track by the slide but the couplings held, and ij was saved from going over the brink. Within a short time alter the acci dent the operator at Alpine, two miles away, flashed word that a second tre mendous slide was under way. At this point all wires w re lost. Rescue trains wer* hurried from Leavenworth, Cashmer and Wenat chee. The searching parlies were more than an hour in locating the .lay coach. It was burled literally under tons of snow, rock and earth. The weather in the mountains con tinued cold Monday, and was favor able for lifting of the railroad block ades. The Milwaukee railroad, which had been using the Northern Pacific rails between Ellensburg and Seattle since last Saturday, went hack to Us own track Monday ni a; ht. The Great Northern, whose track was covered in many places on both sides of the mountains, professes to he hopeful of clearing the rails Tuesday, but pri vate advices are that several days must pass before the mow, rock and trees, carried down are removed. The slid "s are being at tacked from both sid> s of the moun tains. Although the financial loss is greatest on the west side, where eight lives were lost in a train wreck last Saturday, the obstructions on the east slope are said to be th»> more formid able. There also the snowfall is heavier. avalanches. EIRE DESTROYS All FURNITURE IN HOUSE Residence of Lee New laud Suffers From Blaze of Unknown Origin Belonged to Muir E-date. Fire from unknown cause origin ating in the kitchen, gutted three rooms ot the four room frame resi dence owned by the Muir estate and occupied by Lee Newland, just be fore noon today, causing a loss of a couple of hundred dollars to the furn iture and inflicting considerable dam age on the building. There was no one at home when the fire was dis covered by neighbors. Mr. Newland was absent at the home of his father and Mrs. Newland v i attending a meeting of the Aid soe'ety at the John H. Wolfe home. The blaze, which evi dently started in the corner near the kitchen range, had made considerable headway when the company arrived, but was quickly exlngulshed. The bed room escaped with a soaking and all the family clothlr - except some belonging to Mr. Newland was saved, but tlie furniture and '-■nme valuable books were completely ruined. WILL COLLECT FUNDS FOB POLISH JEW WAR VICTIMS President Wilson having set aside J""ÏÏ5 S,V Î&, AS ln p 0 | and> j jeo j . president of the Idaho association of th»' Hebrew race, wired Straus * Glauber of this city asking their assistance. On Thursday S. Straus and E. L. Me Vicar will visit the people of this city in behalf ot tlie innocent sufferers from the terrible conflict. ho-■ homes have been destroyed J who are in as bad clrcumstan as the people of Belgium were at th»*ir low est ebb, if not worse.