Resolutions Passed Outlin
ing Work of New Organi
zation—Meeting Held by
through the executive committee, has
The Idaho State Tax
organized the state
passed resolutions providing for county
representation, for adopting the tabu-
lation in the former state tax conunis-
busis for further action and
sion as a
for placing a representative i
during the session
to keep the people informed through
the press regarding the progress of
revenue and taxation
work was done during the ^inference
of the executive committee here this
week. The committee finished
labors last night. There were present
at the meeting President Jerome J.
Day of Moscow. .1. Clarence White of
Coeur d'Alene. Professor Howard
Lewis of the University of Idaho, Sen
ator E. K. Hayes of Emmett and
of the legislature
Alex P. Ram
f the public utilities
and former president of
and advised the committee.
if Twin Falls.
secretary of the a
ont at tlie meeting
to tlie president which was
read to the
dation of Senat«
ber of the executive
"Resolved, Thai the executive hoard
authorize an official representative of
the Idaho Ftatc '
each county of tl
"ResolveiL That inasmuch i
ation contained in the special re
port of the Idaho .state tax commis
sion is of inestimable value to the
of the state, that it lie the sense
of the board that the information tabu
that special report
a basis for further action and that it
be brought up to date.
"Resolved, that inasmuch as a pro
gram is impossible
hensiblo data that steps be taken to
develop a system of uniform account
ing for the. state and local units.
"Resolved, That it be the sense of
the board that tlie association should
representative in Boise during
tho legislative session to keep mem
bers informed through the presi
revenue measures proposed and as to
the action thereof; that this informa
tion should be disseminated without
criticism favorable or unfavorable by
In connection with the second reso
lution the committee asked Axel
Barnstedt of tlie public utilities com
for the establishment of a bureau of
to furnish a
it the terms of tlie first
resolution the c<
limit tee passed a mo
tion to the effect each member of the
executive board nominate
to he official representative of the
in his district.
tlie final selection, however, to
in the hands
of the e
State Is Districted.
districting of the state the
\as given by
»ach member of the com«
it, Boundary, Koo
tonal and Benewah counties.
Latah and Nez
Lewis and Idaho counties.
E. K. Hayes—Adams.
Ned Jcnness—Canyon, Elmore
Max Mayfield—Ada, Boise and
Gem and < iwyliee
P. H. Smith—Twin Falls, Minidoka,
Lincoln and Cassia countie«.
D W. Standrod —Franklin, Bannock,
Oneida, Bear Lake, Custer, Bingham
and Power counties.
Nathan Ricks—Fremont, Teton, Mad
ison, Jefferson, Bonneville ami l>enihi
The report of the first
the association is now In the hands of
the printer. There will he 1000 copies
printed and they will be distributed
to members and probably the press. «
This report will contain 150 pages
covering the history of the organisa - j
et ing of
SHOW UNDER THE ;
AUSPICES OF ELKS
iur T't » n .. . —w
iVLy Wile S Kamily to Be
Presented at the Pinney
This is the suggestive and striking
jhrase found in many of tho papers
toncernlng "My Wife's Family," the
tomlc opera that has made such a great
hit aa staged under the management of
Mr. Jack Mitchell and which will be
seen at the Pinney two nights, Thurs
day and Friday, March 2 and 3, under
the auspices of Boise Elks. Some of
the very best local tulent of Boise will
take part in the opera and this In Itself
Insures an unusually creditable her
formance. The music is catchy and the
liner bright. Not a dull minute through
out. Becur- seats early.
tion. copy of the call, llet of repre- ]
sontntlves, stenographic report of the IS
proceedings and papers read. ,
The executive committee adjourned
subject to the call of the president and
MEN OF STATE IN
Iflnvernnr Alfvranrfpr Df»-!
llroyernor Alex. X
clares Insurance Should
■Qp Cnmrmlsorv- Praises --
- F „ " - , J
the Work OI the Agents. |the
Governor M. Alexander favors com
pulsory life insurance,
head of a family
himself a wife and has children de
pendent upon his support should make
preparations for their care after death.
The chief executive of the stute made
this statement at neon at the first
monthly noon-day luncheon of the Gem
State association of Life Underwriters
at which about 30 men engaged in the
life insurance business and agents were
That me engaged in the life insur
ance business were scientists of the
highest type, was a statement also
made by the governor and he pointed
out tlie men who had figured out the
death rate, learned the average length
of life and wrote the policies, declaring
that they had more to do in thi« life
jthan merely write a policy for profit
of themselves and company; that it
was their duty to see that the policies
which they .sold were plainly and right
ly stated and never to forget that the
policies were for the protection of
widows and orphans. He emphatically
declared that any men who violated the
ethics of the association, which was
for tlie purpose of putting life insur
ance selling upon a higher and nobler
plane, should have his license revoked
and he declared the state of Idaho stood
ready to revoke such a license when it
was proven that misrepresentation had
He believes the
ho has taken unto
of Life Extended.
The governor also pointed out that
with the diminishing of alcoholic bev
iges and narcotics that the span of
human life was being extended and
the near future the agents
would get better premiums on the poll
<V S sold. Otherwise the companies
would become so powerful that the
state would have to step in and take
the insurance business In its own
bands. He then declared he was in
favor of compulsory Insurance and for
the man who would not make an ef
fort to protect his family after he was
gone, he believed in making him pro
vide that proteetto nand paying the
rates in taxes.
George F. Steele, state insurance
commissioner, made a few remarks
stating that the insurance department
of the state stood ready t«
• ith the association to see that the sel
' ' lers of policies stated tho facts of the
'policy squarely and plainly.
List of Guests.
In addition to the honored guests.
Governor M. Alexander and George F.
Steele, those in attendance were as
Thomas D. Vickrey, Boise; H. J.
Roan, Boise; G. B Martin, Boise; W.
M. Biegor, Boise; Henry Johnston,
Boise; H. G. Myers, Boise; A. I. Myers.
Caldwell; H. W. Sutton. Boise; Thomas
E. Ricks, Jr., Rexburg; H. W. Bennett,
Boise; A. Q. Nelson, Boise; W. T. Har
bert, Boise; R. C. Pennington. Boise;
W. G. Harbold, Boise; D. Ia. Dabell,
Joe Fünfter, Boise; D. G.
Whyte, Boise; F. T. Flunder«, Boise;
E. J. Phelps, Boise; W. R. Harmon,
Ransom, Boise; Edward j
S. Chad« irk. Bolae: R. T. Montgomery,
S. 8. I
Boise; George R. \V<
I Perry, Boise; J. W. .lessee. Boise; Tom
Haskot, Boise; E. A. Crooks, Boise;
Jerry F. < )key. Boise; W. B. Wilker
son, Caldwell; C. F. Nutnewsky, Boise.
The funeral of Mrs. George G. Eagle
son will lie held at 2 o'clock Sunday
afternoon at the family home, 1007
! State street. Rev. R. M. Donaldson
will officiate and burial will he in Mor
ris Hill cemetery. Friends wishing to
view the remains may do so at tho
home between 11 and 1 o'clock tomor
row. The casket will not bu opened
at the service.
PAY-UP WEEK PROVES
A BIG SUCCESS ALL
OVER THE COUNTRY
That pay-up week 1« proving a suc
cess throughout the United States is
the information received by Secretary
<*hildH of the Boise Commercial club
from H. ('. Johnaon, of the Merchant»'
Trade Journal, who al»o congratulate»
Boise on her effort», stating, "the
amount of effort you people in BoIhc
have put Into pay-up week would »eem
to insure it» success." Many of the
towns report that for a week previous
to pay-up week, their citizens begun
paying their accounts. The merchants
In Boise continue to report mnny past
due account, being paid. One man ex
pressed the wish that every month
there might be a pay-up day, if people
would pay up with the same good feel
"Unmarried Englishmen don't want
to fight." Naturally. That's why they
are unmarried Englishmen.
Experienced piano movers. .Comp
ton Transfer Co. Phone 4$. —Adv.
*\ |\r|\| |/IT| AM I il
IS I |#r||||l 1111 IQ IIV
|)il| |\l Uljll 1 IUm 111
Vf V ■ ■ W» I ■!«
■«- Ilf" m ft A r
THE ACREAGE OF
Land Board Brings Down 1
Si 7#» nf Trart tn 91 flfWI
Oize 01 iracb to ZI,UUU,
Acres, Insuring Adequate has
By reducing the acreage In the Twin ' into
Falls-Oakley project to approximately i
-- 1.000 acres the stntc land board vir- ! "f■
tually adopted the recommendation of .
|the irrigation nml drainage code com- ' thB
mission created by the last legislature.
The state engineer will proceed im
mediately with the task of making the
reduction. By the resolutions it passed ' un
the land board cautions the settlers on I (
the project not to make additional im
provements and provides for the re
imbursement for improvements by the
operating company to those settlers
who are cut out of the project. The
regulation passed by the board is as
"Whereas, it appears to the state
board of land commissioners that the
present acreage upon the Twin Fa 11s
Onkley Land & Water company's,
Carey act segregation in Cassia coun
ty should he reduced in area because
of the inadequate water supply under
present conditions, and
"Whereas, the state land board has
been asked by the settlers to make
such recommendations as its observa
tions might direct, now therefore,
"Be it resolved, that it is the opin
ion of the board that the said tract
should be reduced by eliminating:
"Canal W-l; commencing at a point
where it takes out of the main west
side canal on the east line of section 36,
township 13 south, range 21 east, and
continuing in a northwesterly direction
to Its end near the east quarter corner
of section 1, township 12 south, range
"Canal W-l-B; which takes out of
Canal W-l In the northeast southwest
of section 25, township 13 south, range
21 east, and continues in a north
westerly direction to the northeast cor
ner of section 3, township 13 south,
range 21 east;
"That portion of the main west side
canal between the northwest corner of
section 7 and the northwest corner of
section 10, in township 12 south, range
"Canal E-5; which commences at or
near the south quarter corner of sec
tion 15, township 13 south, range 22
east, and continues in a northeasterly
direction to the east quarter corner of
section 84, township 12 south, range 22
"That, portion of the east side main
canal which commences in the north
west quarter of northwest quarter of
section 14, and continues in a north
easterly direction to the center of sec- ]
tion 1, township 13 south, range 22
"All laterals taking out from the
above main canals.
Must Not Sell Water Rights.
"Re it further resolved, that entry
men under those canals as hereby de
shall be paid by the Twin
Falls-Oakley Land & Water company
for such improvements as they have
made and that such settlers shall have
the right to make selections in those
portions of the Twin Falls-Oakley I#and
& Water company's segregation as
shall be unoccupied, acre for acre, for
their holdings In tlie abandoned por
tion of the segregation, and
"Be it further resolved, that the state
company's segregation In accordance
I with this resolution, and
"Be it. still further resolved, that this
board of land commissioners does here
by authorize and direct the state en
gineer to make such reduction in the
Fnlls-Oaaley Land & Water
resolution lie placed before the Twin
Falls-Oakley Land & Water company
and the settle!
tion for their
upon the said segrega
Under the Capitol Dome
Immediately after dogs in Boise
were released from their enforced con
finement State Bacteriologist Lau
baugh received a telephone call from
a distracted mother who reported that
a neighbors dog, after being untied,
had bitten her child. The canine has
not been killed and no test can be
made to determine if he is suffering
from rabies. The mother, in the
meantime, is greatly worried.
Articles of incorporation filed with
the secretary of state by the Shoshone
Railway of Harrison,
capital stock is given as $30,000 and
the directors arc named ns L. F. Con
nelly, John Connelly, Robert King and
John L. Wilson.
An order was issued by the public
utilities commission making a further
«UHpcnsion of 90 day« of the local pas
senger tariff of the Boise Valley Trac
tion company following tho first 90
days dated from Jan. 1. The post
ponement is necessary because the
commission has not had time to make
an examination of the road. The com
pany is not permitted under tlie order j
to mnke collections or^charges under
the suspended tariff.
Secretary of State George R. Barker
was agreeably surprised yesterday
when Herbert Waterous, the "Will
Scarlet" In the opera "Robin Hood"
playing In Boise, called upon him and
renewed boyhood acquaintances. They
were boyhood friends back n the
80'* tn Flint. Mich., but had lost track
of one another. Both learned later of
the location of their boyhood friend
j and Mr. Waterous lost no time In
looking up the aeçretnry of state on
his arrival In the city,
Application was made to the publia
utilities commission by the trustees
of the town of Albion for a certifi
cate of public convenience and neces
sity to Install a municipal electric light,
power and heating plant. The elec
tricity will be purchased from the
government, which operates the Mini
doka project plant and a substation
will be Installed at Albion.
Cassia county has developed a seri
ous epidemic of rabies if the reports
received here from that section of the
state ore correct.
Bodle will look into the situation. The
frightened that the disease
taken lnto that state which
has been kept free from the disease.
Lewiston has decided to drop the
fight planned for an investigation be
tore the P ,lbllc «"»ties commission
into the rates charged by the Lewis
ton-ciarkston Improvement company.
"f■ f*- Ingorsoll had been employed to
represent the city of Lewiston before
thB commission hut Ills services are
not found necessary under the agree
un ^ J1 l r nnd discriminatory,
( that the rates were not so cx
nfair as it was believed
It had been charged
that the rates of the company were
It was de
at one time.
Professor Lewis of the department
of economics of the University of Idaho,
who is now in the city, having arrived
here several days ago to attend an
executive committee session of the
Idaho State Tax commission, will
make a formal visit to the Boise high
school Monday on behalf of the state
board of education. Under plans
adopted by the board Professor I^ewls
and other members of state educa
tional faculties will visit and formally
inspect all of the leading high schools
in the state. He will visit the high
schools at Nampa and Emmett also.
Budding young orator—I wish there i
was somewhere in the house 1 could
deliver my Bpeech.
Wife—No. my dear; you know very
well that the last three cooks have
left because they thought I was har
boring a lunatic.
The second night's production of
"Robin Hood" was enjoyed by a large
auudience at the Plnney. The opera
was beautifully sung by the de Koven
company and many of the numbers
were encored time and again. Today's
matinee was largely attended. Tlie
engagement closes with tonight's per
Capital News want ads reach all the
da vs a week.
TOO LATE TO CLASSIFY
WANTED — Setting hens.
FOR SALE—Wash tubs, boilers,
wringers and washing machines at
Kimery's, 816 Idaho St.
] FOR RENT CHEAP—Modern 4-roorn
apartment with large sleeping porch.
408 Jefferson. Phone 1860J.
FOR SALE—Six Buff Orpington hens
with rooster. Address 516 Washing
FOR SALE—White Leghorn eggs, $1
for 15; on bench third house south
of Franklin school. Route 2. Joseph
FOR SALE—Or will trade for team of
horses or other livestock, small gro
cery; also furniture of 4 rooms.
Telephone 2324J or 376W.
FOR SALE—Furniture of cozy 4-room
cottage, complete, for $35; rent only
$6; on car line; good garden soil.
Telephone 2324J or 376W.
FOR SALE OR TRADE—Two well iin
proved dairy farms.
Boise residence property.
Realty ( o ., 52 4 Id aho Bldg.
FORD TOURING CAR. electric lights
and starter. We also have some very
good buys In other makes of used
Bannock Motor Sales Co., 1012
TO TWO permanent tenants, 5-roorn
modern house, sleeping porch, sta
tionary tub, range, cellar, $15; four
blocks south of Owyhee. Frank
D'Ament, Phone 2128-J.
; SIRLOIN steak with mushroom sauce,
25c; creamed chicken on toast, 15c;
roast pork, 15c; jelly omelette, 15c;
tonight, the New Cafeteria, 1021
Main. Tonight, Tonight.
TRADE OR RENT—One of the best 2
acre tract«, ju«t outside Boise city
limit«. Good buildings. Gross sales
over $450 in 1915.
Address 1340, Capital
FOR SALE—Wishing to close up the
entate of Jennie E. Perkins, I am of
fering at a sacrifice a Wilton velvet
rug, almost new', cost $65, at $36;
rug may be seen at Alien-Wright's
Wm. G. Messer
GOOD BUSINESS CHANCE.
HARDWARE and furniture store in
good railroad town. Can sell pari of
Htoek below par, which would in
sure Rood position in the buainess to
the right party. Business paid IS
per cent dividend last year. Would
consider sale of entire stork.
McCLELLAN-HOOBLER LAND COM
Grocery store for sale or trade for team
of horses or other livestock.
320-aere slock ranch, well Improved.
3 miles from R. R.; paid up water:
75 acres alfalfa, balance pasture and
clear of Incumbrance,
Will trade this ranch for 40 acres in
the Boise valley.
20 acres. 7 miles west of Boise on ma
cadam: 22 cattle, « horses, impie
ments, 6-room house, cow barn, horse
barn, fine family orchard; total $6500.
Take some trade.
40 acres, 1 mile north of Star; well im
proved; paid water; $150 per acre.
Phone 213J, Room 3 Gem Bldg.
No Primary for the Purpose
in Ada County—Commit
tee Authorized the Chair
man to Act.
There are 12 vacancies on the Ada
county Democratic central committee
which are to be filled by A. C. Hind
man, chairman of the committee. Mr.
Hindman wan asked if he had any ob
jections to filling those vacancies by
a primary election sind stated he had
none whatever, but that the central
committee passed resolutions providing
that any vacancies which occurred
should be filled by the chairman and
acting under that instruction he would
fill the vacancies.
Mr. Hindman stated It was entirely
up to the central cofnmittee whether
or not delegates were appointed to the
state convention or elected at a pri
mary election, and that matter lay en
tirely with the wishes of the commit
That the Ada county committee
would stand solidly behind Governor
M. Alexander and his administration,
was a certainty, Mr. Hindman stated,
as it was generally known that he was
favored for another term and prac
tically every member of the committee
bad expressed their views in favor of
Phone Compton Transfer Co. for the
best moving job you ever had. Phone
Mrs. O. C. Smith Is In the city from i
C. C. Stinson of Pearl Is transacting
business In the city.
C. M. Scars is up from Weiser on a
short business trip.
Mrs. B. R. Lane of Glenns Ferry is
visiting in the city.
E. V. Nelly was a Boise visitor yes
terday from Ontario.
Peter Steele, a mining man of Sliver
City, Is at the Bristol.
Mrs. Minnie Shellej' came down from
Arrowrock this morning.
Mrs. W. A. Lewis has gone to Mln
TOO LATE TO CLASSIFY •
_______ _ _ _ _ _
HIGH GRADE paint at Klmery's, Slßiliena
WALL PAPER—Bargains at Klmery's,
816 Idaho St.
WANTED—Nursing by practical nurse.
GET your house cleaning materials at
Kimery's, 816 Idaho St.
FOR SALE—Choice fresh cow.
Randall, near fair grounds.
WANTED—Sowing of any kind.
C. H. Henkel, 1305 E. Jefferson.
FOR SALE or trade, 2 horses; also two
registered boars. Phone 84-R2. Wm.
FOR SALE OR TRADE-Good eight
months colt for horse. Phone 1902J.
FOR RALE—Furniture, canned fruit;
house for rent, 4 rooms. 1411 North
FOR TRADE—Drophead Ringer sewing
machine for single buggy. 1411 N\
FURNISHED or unfurnished apart
ments for rent. Hub City Realty Co.,
624 Idaho Bldg.
FOR SALE CHEAP—Buggy' pole, neck
yoke, double harness. Call 1915
North Nineteenth. F28c
WANTED—Cows, buggy, harness or
hack, cheap for cash. Address 1342,
care Capital News.
EGGS from exhibition barred Ply
mouth Rooks $3 per setting. H. Vil
leneuve, Route 3, Nampa, Idaho.
LAST TIME TONIGHT
Come Early or You May Not Get a Chance to See
WILLIAM S. HART and HOUSE PETERS
One of the Strongest Pictures ever shown in th e City
7 p. m.
Order Your New Stove Now
of die fittest
There's a selecting and choos
ing, a picking out, a process of
elimination, a vigilance and care,
an everlasting watchfulness to
keep the high standard of rich
ness in strength, refinement of
flavor, and the aromatic taste of
Folger'8 Golden Gate Coffee.
The same men have bought
the green coffee, the same men
have blended it, the same men
roasted it, the same men tested
it, for a generation. Always the
high standard is maintained.
Always the demand is increas
ing, always coffee drinkers
appreciating it more and more.
is higher in price because the
quality cannot be produced and
sold for less than 45c. Iron is
cheaper than copper. Copper is
cheaper than silver. Silver is
cheaper than gold. It's all in
the cost of production. Folger's
Golden Gate is the gold of
Your dealer will tell
you there*e no coffee
to bo compared with
Folger*» Golden Gate
in the richnett of
etrength, and in re
finement of flavor .
«. 45c Coffee
a Av ■**
logged—— . ""Mlj
• ral Point, Wls., on a visit.
Mrs. H. Salstrom has gone to Pasa
Slßiliena on an extended visit.
Mr. and Mrs. W. R. McKeeth of
Urand View are visiting In the city.
Charles T. Gray came down from At
lanta yesterday and Is at the Idanhn. i
E. K. Hayes, the well known Em
^nett banker, spent yesterday after
boon In Boise.
A. C. Hindman left yesterday after
hoon for Walla Walla, where he was
tailed on legal business.
John H. Wolfe, the Nyssa banker,
was a Boise visitor yesterday and re
turned home this morning.
H. M. Cushing, traveling passenger
agent of the Denver & Rio Grande, is
jin the city from Salt Lake.
Earl M. Van Deventer and family,
who have been at Arrowrock for some
time, came down this morning and will
go to Caldwell.
Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Shaw and daugh
ter, Mrs. Ross Good, have gone to
I southern California to spend a year
ifor the benefit of Mrs. Shaw's health.
Store your household goods with
Compton Transfer Co. Sanitary ware
house. Phone 48.—Adv.
Lump $7.60. stove $7.
Best by test
Admission 25c to $1.00
THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND
SATURDAY. FEB. 24, 25, 25.
Special Matinee Saturday.
The DeKoven Opera company,
acknowledged by all critics the
tion in the world.
In a magnificent production of
The evergreen and everwelcome
IDYL OF LIGHT OPERA
ALL STAR CAST
The Company's Own Orchestra.
The greatest singing chorus on
Night, $1.50, $1.00, 75c, 50c.
Matinee, $1.00, 75c, 50c and 25c.
Beats on Sale.
Have Your Piano Tuned.
Our tuning department Is of the
highest efficiency. ^Charges reasonable.
Only house in Boise that satin finishes
cases. Makes your piano look like new.
Th * Boise Eilers Music Hous^
822-824 IDAHO ST.
4« Ham, Bacon, Lard. 4*
4- BOISE BUTCHER CO. 4*
4« 811 Idaho. Phone 59 4*
LEADING HOTEL OF BOISE
In tho centor of everything.
Commercial and Stockmen'#
Cafeteria and a la carta servioe.
Lunch, 12 to 2.
Dinner, 5 to 8 p. m.
Rates, without bath, $1.00 up. With
bath. $1.50 up.
V ROBERT AIKMAN, Manager.
BOISE'S POPULAR HOTEL
Complete In every detatL
Daily rates. 75c to $1.60.
Weekly Rates: $3.50 up.
Special rates to permanent guesta
M. PARSONS. Manager.
BOISE'S NEWEST HOTEL
Moat Attractive Lobby m the State.
M e ns
xml | txt