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\ TWICE-A-WEEK % V THE TWIN FALLS TIMES TWIN FALLS, TWIN FALLS COUNTY, IDAHO, TUESDAY, MAY 2, 1916. VOL. XI. NO. 59. ELEVENTH YEAR. SUBSCRIPTION $2.00 PER YEAR BUSINESS METHODS NEEDED IN ASIA Minister Hornibrook Writes SYSTEMATIC EFFORT SHOULD BE MADE TO GET TRADE OF ORIENT. Give Castomers What They Want, Advertise Judiciously and Deliver Goods, He Says, That the exporters from this coun try to the Orient should adopt the same principles in dealing with Asi atics that they do in dealing with Am ericans, give their customers what they want; that conditions in the far east should be studied comprehen sively and intelligently; that adver tising should be freely and intelligent ly indulged in; that we should give more attention to the upbuilding of our merchant marine, and that we should send our best salesmen to Asia, equipped for the work there, are suggestions made by William H. Hor nibrook, a former citizen of this city, now United States minister to Siam, In a letter published in the current issue of Leslie's magazine. The arti cle follows: How much longer will American business men continue to sleep upon their rights in the Far East? This is a question in which every patriotic American citizen should be deeply in terested. It is a question which sug gests Itself to every American tourist and has been made the subject for scores of consular reports by our com mercial representatives on this side of the Pacific. But our delay In sub stituting an aggressive commercial policy for that of inaction and indif ference has not only attracted the at tention of our own citizens. It has been the marvel of our European and Japanese competitors who are slowly but surely obtaining a strongle-hold upon business, which by every rule of geography and common sense should be rightfully ours. In the Far East are millions of Asiatic mouths to feed and millions of naked bodies to be clothed. In no other section of the world is there a greater opportunity to convert American enterprise into dollars and cents. What are we going to do about it? Walt for the Asiatics to come to us or go to them? But be fore answering this question the busi ness man asks for a bill of particulars.'. He demands definite and concrete in formation. A brief review of the me thods adopted by our trade competi tors in the markets of the world may therefore prove interesting. The con ditions in Siam may be regarded as typical of those in other sections of the Par East and I will therefore refer briefly to the methods adopted .by the Europeans and Japanese in this coun try. Years ago these manufacturers sent trained specialists to this section of the world to make a comprehensive study of the commercial needs of the inhabitants. Every article used by the native population of Siam, from the bright colored panung to the artis tically designed beetle-nut box, was made the subject of a most careful in vestigation. Samples of fabrics, styles and designs, were secured and for warded to 1 the manufacturer who very promptly turned his attention to the work of making an exact reproduction of merchandise which he knew in ad vance would find a ready market. But the progressive and wide-awake pio neer of European trade did not stop with the production of the finished ar ticle. He knew that freight which might be safely transported by rail (Continued on Page 8 .) EONG PENDING SUIT IS FINALLY SETTLED Noted Cuttle Case Adjusted at Albion Twin Falls Attorneys on Sides. Both A suit involving 1000 head of cattle, which has been pending for the past five years, and in which two firms of Twin Falls attorneys were interested, was settled by compromise at Albion last week. The title of the suit was J. W. Wilson and Sons against Minnie Gwinn and the Boise Provision and Packing company. The Wilsons sold the cattle to the Boise firm, and were enjoined from paying the purchase price by Minnie Gwinn to whom they were inherited. This action was the basis for other suits, one of which was up for determination at Albion last week. Guthrie and Bowen of this city and C. T Lowe of Burley, repre sented the Wilsons, E. M. Wolfe of Twin Falls and Judge Rogers of Bur ley, repic. en ted the defendant, Min nie Gwinn, and C. M. Conn of Boise represented the packing company. All matters In litigation between the par ties was adjusted in the settlement, LEAVE TRAIL OF DESTRUCTION IN THEIR PATH & •• n ; i I ü >r mm m Ç mmi ■ X % 'X i M iMfr I * M % • > m. K-T».v ; >w< Il » W& -<■ ■m. & < m & Pi "y v~ ~ ^ S mi '*r*j (PlTW*' A « Kll ;4 m W m m A band of Villista raiders riding along a railroad they have destroyed. : EXHIBITION HALE IS STRONGLY URGED )elegalion of Merchants Visit Council for Plans CITY SHOULD HAVE HALL LARGE ENOUGH FOR AUTO SHOW. C. E. Booth Declares Auto Exhibit Best Thing For Twin Falls Business Ever Held. City hall talk virtually monopolized the attention of the council meeting last night, all sorts of tentative plans, from the proposal put forth by the Merchants' association for an exhibi tion hall which wguld be big enough to accommodate the auto show, to a temporary building which would satis fy the present needs of the city and rent until a line could be secured how far the splendid municipal growth now In evidence would con Some other things were done, such as ordering the city attorney to ordinance compelling ; I V ï on tinue. prepare an those building to secure permits, but the city hall talk predominated. The matter was brought to the at tention of the council by C. E. Booth, who said that he had talked the mat ter over with most of the merchants Main street, as many as he could meet, and those consulted were all in favor of an exhibition building along the line of that shown 'in the picture hanging on the council chamber wall. He was tied to no special detailed plan and would not urge the council to act until they had got in touch with po pular sentiment, in fact thought It would be unwise to act on this sug gestion unless they found sentiment favorable. President P. W. McRoberts on of the Merchants' association, was to have laid the matter before council, Mr. Booth said, but found it necessary to attend the meeting of the militia company, and had asked the speaker to take it up. Asked as to the cost of structure such as he outlined, Mr. Booth said that he understood from Architect E. H, Gates that it would be about $50,000. He pointed out the a (Continued on page 8 .) McCRACKEN HEADS All IN JUMPING CONTEST Twin Falls Hoy Scores F'lrst Place in Broad and High Jumping at Rupert McCracken ot Twin Falls, won first place in the high jump and the broad jump, and third place in the hammer throwing and 220 -yard dash at the meeting of local athletes In Rupert last week. He scored five feet seven inches in the high jump and 18 feet six inches In the broad jump. Howe of this city won second place In the mile run., and Evans of this city sec ond place in the 220 -yard dash, the shot put and the hammer throw. Hol derman won third place In the high jump and the 440-yard dash. Sheldon was third in the 880-yard run. Tue Twin Falls relay teams consisting of McCracken, Shirk, Neuman and Hol derham, was third in a half-mile race. Rupert headed the teams with 77 points, Burley was next with 44 points and Twin Falls third with 23 points. Rupert, Burley, Twin Falls, Kimber ly and Buhl were entered but the last named team failed to appear Members of the Twin Falls team were McCracken, Evans, Howe, Hol derman, Sheldon, Irwin, Shirk and Neumann. . _ w Murtaugh, will be drafted by B. Mor gan Nesblt of this city. NESB1T DRAFTS THE HUBTACGU SCHOOL PLANS The plans for tne new $22,000 school house for the indedendent district at BLOCKADE RUNNERS ON TWIN SPRINGS ROAD Europe Has No Monopoly of Cutting Off Of Supplies. One Skipper Out sailed Tursuers. The road from Twin Springs to Twin Falls is more dangerous than the North Sea these days on account ot the blockade maintained by his Majesty King Kendall, who has every charted channel filled with cruisers looking for contraband. There are blockade runners on the passages who go to the Springs for the purpose of getting the mineral water and other exhilerating beverages which it is not lawful to land in this state, unless stowed away in quantities too small to discern, inside the captain. Every time that a person goes out under sus picious circumstances a deputy goes out and lays for him and If he does not see the watcher in time to sink, , is cargo he will have a tearful story to tell Judge Babcock of the destitution that his family will be left In if he should be locked up. Sometimes an unexpected craft commanded by a prominent skipper whose presence is not suspected, comes sailing by. This happened one evening last week when a prominent business man come down the channel under fu 1 steam. The em bargo officer orderea him to halt but the skipper was so intent on the rud der of his craft that he did not hear and he went by before the batteries could be brought to bear. In this case, the officers, not being able to over haul the flying cutter assumed that the cargo was harmless since they had no proof to the contrary, but they say that the next cargo that tries to run the blockade will be shot up, just as a cure for deafness. BAPTIST PASTOR RESIGNS FROM TWIN TAILS CHURCH Rev. B. C. Miller to Take Long Vaca tion on Account of Threatened Breakdown. Rev. B. C. Miller resigned Sunday on account of a threatened physical breakdown, the resignation to take effect July 1. The retiring pastor will be given a vacation of a month, begin ning June 1, and at Us expiration will temporarily retire from the pulpit until his health improves. He will go to a farm near Portland, Ore., and will remain on it for two or three years until he fully recovers. Rev. Miller has had several similar experiences but did not retire long enough at any time to thoroughly recuperate. Un der the circumstances, the congrega tion, while expressing regret on ac count of the resignation of their pas tor and on account of the reasons prompting the action felt that they could do nothing but accept the re signation. As he had not taken his va cation last year, they felt that it was only proper to allow him a month un der salary this year, especially as he would be entitled to another month this summer. Rev. and Mrs. Miller have been In this city since December 5, 1914, and have made many friends among mem bers of all religious denominations while here. METHODISTS DECIDE ON NEW CHURCH TONIGHT Impression Is That It Will be Built —Baptists Pushing Their Plans Forward. The Methodists meet tonight for the purpose of finally passing on the mat er of constructing a new church in this city. There is a general feeling that a new building will be erected but until the meeting tonight the mat ter cannot be definitely stated. The Baptist men held a meeting at the church last night and discussed further their plans for raising funds for the construction of the new church which It has been unanimously deter mined shall be built. DEED TO FAIR GROUND IS READY Be Placed on File With County Clerk Today Will FILER DELEGATION VISITS COM MISSIONERS YESTERDAY. A Commission to Assist in Manage ment Will Be Appointed As Soon As Legally Possible, The deed for the fair grounds at Filer will be brought to this city today and tiled this evening for record with the county clerk. The matter of ar ranging for the fair was discussed at considerable length yesterday by the board of county commissioners and a committee from Filer consisting of H. G. Munyon, J. W. Tanner, Guy Shear er, Grover Davis and Arthur Ander son. The delegation wanted a com mission appointed to work under the direction of the commissioners for the management of the fair. This the board agreed to do and also agreed to appoint as the Filer members the fol lowing citizens of that town who have been recommended by the people there; H. G. Munyon, Grover Davis and George Allen. There will be sev eral members from Twin Falls and elsewhere, on the board. The matter of drafting a required resolution for such commission in legal form was submitted to County Attorney J. T. Davies. The following from the Filer Journal is an appreciation of work done and prophesy of what will be done: Last Tuesday morning, H. G. Mun yon, as chairman of the fair commit tee, checked over the subscriptions to the county fair fund, and found them (Continued on Page 4.) NEW AUTO HEARSE EOR THE CROSBY COMPANY F'lrst of the Kind in Hie State is Purchased in Twin Falls and Ar rived Yesterday. The first auto hearse purchased In the state of Idaho arrived yesterday for the Crosby undertaking establish ment at the garage of the Velie Motor company and was promptly delivered. It is up to the minute in style and convenience, and makes a very hand some appearance. The interior Is of Circassian walnut and has a flower rack above the apartment for the cas ket, so that the floral remembrances can be laid in a safe place while trav eling from place to place. The engine is a 45-horse power affair and is able to drive the large vehicle anywhere. The measurement of bed from hub to hub Is 153 inches. The hearse is made by the Rock Falls company and the machinery by the Velie Motor com pany. The fact that this is the first auto hearse In the state Is commented on freely as showing the Twin Falls spir it of enterprise. AN01HER BIG STRIKE REPORTED IN IARBID6E % Property Owned by William and Charles Martin and John Echart Said to be Proving Rich. One of the biggest strikes ever made In the Jarbidge district is reported on the streets today, and Is said to have been made on the property owned by Charles and William Martin and John Eckart between, the Legitimate and the Flaxy claims. The details of the strike have not yet been made public but from all reports the development promises to be startling. BREAKFAST HELD IN PARISH HALE Century Club Entertains The Men folks. 20th SONS OF ADAM ROASTED DAINTILY BY THEIR HOSTESSES. Many Brilliant Talks Mad©—Mayor Sweeley Saves Day In "Last Half of Ninth." The fifth annual breakfast, marking the close of the Twentieth Century club year, was given last Friday even ing, being accorded the privilege of opening the new Parish House of As cension Episcopal church. Owing to the fact that the building was not quite completed and the hall was with out equipment or adornment, there was some hesitation about permitting its use. ladies prevailed; and it is only just to say that all interested, both club mem bers and guests, were delighted with its acoustic properties, beauty convenience, and united in the verdict that it filled a long-felt-want in the Twin Falls field for social activities. Some weeks ago the'irotod. ttml; had in But the urgency of the club and as year creased ts work u 1 power « time to show the husbands and friends of the members that it s ood for some thing more than an exchange of cook mg recipes and say the least, some of the men went home vvith a new respect «or Wim mins Clubs, after listening to the ex quisite satire and beautifully rounded sentences of the Toasts Indeed some of them were toasted (and roasted) to a J jrowa : ,, H At the beautifully decorated tables 20 .° m ,m lb f e n i E nd ti gUe t t %be r deli e r a i t o e us who did full Justice to the deliclous viands so daintily served by the charm mg girls of the high school domes c science class and the Jun or club ErÄSc ssragrrs «SS- -'vfr " r f~ S; ss «g frim butter for each ove at he breakfast table, i s . ? dozen calla llllies as ^ntorpioces these lilies a gift to the club from Mrs^ Lillian Daube of Berkeley ( l „ nd six dozen calla 1 ® 3 ' • J ' Hart's slater of California The stage was a bower of beauty and from it came he sweet strains o musm furn ished by the Alfonte, orchestra. Idaho, My da , % , 3 . , and.ence standing. Mrs, J. C. Deake P r °x° u d , on ^nnwn wit E. Nixon, w th her weil _ known wit prefaced each speaker s toast with so many charming thrusts of satire and sops of praise, that the intellectual 1 p r, T menu was a feast. Mrs. C. J. Schroe i . 4 1 ___nu A11f f» „ rnc , 0 iler s them, "Chow-Chow, was a spicy condiment to be digested with the appetizing "Club Sandwich," pre pared by Mrs A. L. Swim, and both were heartily enjoyed. Mrs. J. H. Sea ver In her theme, "Our Heal Eden," gave a most beautiful peroration to our best prized possession, "Home." Mrs. Samuel Hart in "Mere Man," al ternately roasted and toasted the mas culine gender in the most skillful and '•"f""'. ■"«"» , T , h "L'","5 Ms sex ; 6 Mayor°Sweeley came gallant ly to the fray and in a witty defense. brought his brother sufferers to the front of the battlefield with flying colors in his toast to "The Rib—God Bless Her." Mrs. Burton Morse, the retiring president, whose toast was "Third Term Plank," gave a stirring account of her predicament of last year in as suming her undesired leadership of the club through 1916-1916. Her hu morous fiction of appealing to "Teddy, The Big Stick," was much enjoyed. The incoming president, Mrs. C. A. Ernes, gave a thoughtful and graceful toast to her new associates for the coming year on the new battle cry of the present time, "Preparedness." Mrs. M. J. Sweeley in her always graceful manner, greeted the outgoing and incoming presidents and present ed each with a beautiful bouquet of flowers in the club colors. The "Club Song," accompanied by Mrs. A. Gulbert, was sung as a good night and farewell to the club year of 1915-1916. POSTOEEUEINIRANCE TO FACE MAIN STRIEE Oepartaicnl at Washington Will Com ply With Wishes of People—Plans Btiug Draw n. - According to word received from the po- tofi do last week by Postmaster M. A. Stronk, the main entrance of the new postof flee will face Main street as requested by the people of this city. The sketch of the building has been approved and the plans are being drawn. • at Wush'ngton CASTLEEORD ROAD BEING PUSHED Business Men Are Confident It Can Be Built. PLAN TO SUBSCRIBE $100,000 TO GET IT UNDER WAY. Hurley Hooker Says That Recent Sur vey Was by the Short Line Railroad Company. A number of prominent business met with the Twin Falls Commercial club directors yesterday afternoon to take up the proposition to finance the building of a railroad from this city to Castleford through Clover, the first step toward which it was agreed would be the subscribing of $ 100,000 principal beneficiaries of the line, » a l week a meeting was held in the office of Sweeley & Swee and proposiUon of George C. £ tbat $ 100,000 be subscribed was on and , n ^ form of a subscription. Up to date eight had subscrlbed altUough no wor k had been df)ne tQ Kpeak of Harle Hooker, o£ st . Louis, who is interested ln aov wa8 sanguine possibilities and believed that the ^ could be raised , He stat . ed that the recent survey conducted Oreeon Short Line engineers S Castletord was made by the railroad at its own expense. It re » branch along „ of the survey could be con . 8tructed for j 220 .000, including the astrjrjs? ï s: sss ärMMvi ^ road WQuld be a good thlng( they had no survey of the possible tonnage, would / ot either build the ro ad themselves or a t0 buy lt from others. The general feeling at the by responsible men. Although it was thought that the amount named might not be raised in Twin Falls, it was believed that it could be secured In this city «and in the country through which the road would pass, notably in Castleford and Clover, which would be meeting was that the road would be a * proposition, but a survey ot » > ^nage would have t0 be made hefore an | thing definite could be known. That it would pay the farm ers of Castleford and Clover to have R bu , u WM agreed tQ by al , tboge present agreeing that it would raise £ B least $50 an acre in value, There , B a fee ling of optimism here it,«* n 0I ? ac c° unt of the fact that at a time when the country was less prosperous _, . _ ' , „„ than it is now, and before Clover ex . , «caaaa loo ... ' ... ' ' ?2 ®' 000 was d ° nated „ . . . t ®rtase In property values elsewh^e crease ln property values eisewnere ^ u l d in ^" * r "f the , a ™°""iT L Wn ^ in A movement has been started in nr^anA «bed ! ' ■ ? h t ")£ r f'fin ' ir- n,, ,1 ^ "Ï.ÂÂ.TÂS ma. Tf° the road°i^°assured &t ° aS ' tleford ,f the road 18 assured, „ . _ | PfffDI AW PI ANNFR FOR ! BLU-I HUH I IHIiliLD I Ull ROGtRSONS FRIDAY NIGHT Everyone Incited to Public Re ception of Prominent Hotel Man and Bride. A reception to which everyone In the state of Idaho is invited will be ten dered to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Roger son at the lobby of the Hotel Roger son Friday night from 9 o'clock until midnight, on their return from their honeymoon trip to Boise, where they went overland after their wedding on April 22. Ever since the wedding of the well-known Idahoan there has been talk about the appropriateness of the people in general being given an opportunity to turn out en masse and offer congratulations and best wishes, and it has finally been deter mined that the proper way to proceed is to tender a public reception to which everyone in the city and coun try inside and outside of Twin Falls county, Is Invited. This will be done Friday night and those arranging the aff iir say that the word "everyone" is to be construed literally. There will be music by the Alfonte orchestra, by K. Karryn and by Neil Schettler, the famous boy violinist. CAFE AT TOWN OF ROGERSON CHANGED HANDS MONDAY. Jack Davis of Three Creek, has pur cha i d the restaurant at Uogerson from Brown & Son, taking it over yesterday.