VALUE Of WATER
SYSTEM IS FIXED
Report Made to State Engi
neer on Capital Water
The value of the bystem of the Cap
ital Water company which operates
extensively In this city, providing
■voter for irrigation purposes, Is $126.
<>86.64, according to S. T. Baer, engln
eer with the state engineering depart
ment In a report to State Engineer
Smith who in turn submitted the re
port to the public utilities commission
before which there is a complaint on
the part of the mayor against the
rates of the water company. Mr.
Baer made an examination of the Cap
ital Water company's system. He
finds that to duplicate It would cost
$144.111.56. There is 23.9 miles of
wooden piping in the system.
In the cost of reconstruction or du
plication of the plant, according to
Mr. Baer's figures, it would cost
$57.96S.ni to duplicate the pipe line,
$4385.25 to duplicate the flttlngE,
$9,198.9<l to duplicate the paving.
$1198.86 for the service connections.
$863.11 for the service flushing and
$17,632.35 for the canal construction.
The report is a long one and technical.
In it Mr. Baer says in part:
"In determining the age of the differ
ent items in this report, we found the
question often clouded. We have had
to rely largely upon the memory of the
employes as well as upon the records
of the city and water company. In
determining the life to be allowed for
the different itema of property shown
we have been somewhat guided by the
terms laid down in uniform accounts
for systems of water supply adopted in
1911 by a conference of representa
tives of the United States bureau of
census, American Water Works asso
ciation. New England Water Works
association and various oilier organl
'For water meters, service
pipes, office furniture and general op
erating equipment, 15 years: engines,
pumping machinery and wood pipes,
25 years: masonry, iron pipes. Intake,
fire hydrants and buildings. 50 years.'
"Prices were obtained by asking
quotations "'from companies handling
the material necessary in the repro
duction of the sy stem and we believe
that the value of $ 126.5S6.64 as noted
in the accompanying report, to be a
fair and equitable one."
stations. These instructions are
Have your suits cleaned, pressed
and repaired. Gus R. Mueller, Tailor.
32 Falk Bldg.
The ladies of the Judith Mantifiore
society will hold a cake sale Friday,
March 10, in the Falk Mercantile gro
cery i- ;>t.
Sun., Tues.. Thurs. M10
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Fannie Ward, who was last seen
here In "The Cheat." plays the leading
part at the Isis the rest of this week
in the Lasky Him. "Tennessee's 1'ard
ner." The story is woven around the
adoptioi. of a deserted baby by a boy
who is working his way across coun
try in 1849. The baby grows up and
has become to think of her guardian,
who placed her in a mis ion and has
not seen her since, as her father. She
decides to give i.er supposed father a
surprise and starts out for the mining
town where he is located. On the wav
the stage is hold up by ihe man who
vtth t.er mother. After ar
riving at the little border metropolis.
Tennessee has the whole town st her
feet Inside of 1" davs. The bandit
comes to town. Is identified and is
strung up while the woman with whom
he ran away —Tennessee's mother—
is now reprntanr undeihere is a happy
.leunion when the young miner ar
Arthur Donaldson furl Beulah Poin
ter itar at th* Majestic tod«' only on
the multiple reel feature, 'Hearts of
Men." Mr. Donaldson has had five
years' experience in pictures and is
eminently able to bandle the he*'
part which he has in thi last World
film. Miss Poynter, who pin vs oppo
site him. in addition to being an act
ress, has written man.' pla's and
scenarios, quite .4 number of which
have been produced. Master Frank
Longacre and Ethelmar\ Oakland al#o
have important parts in "Hearts of
of Wonder Interest
Th« arriva] of n baby In th* bwnrhoM
eampletely changes the entire aspect of
tho future. But In tbo
meantime, during tha
anxious period of ax
pectanry, there ia a
iplendld remedy known
aa "Mother's Friend''
that does wonders. It
la for external use, re.
Here« tbs pains of
soothes and quiets tbs
nerres, extends it, in
fluenee to the Internal
orpans and removes (a
a great extent theten
denejr tn worry and ap
prehension. It is a natural treatment, safe
for the mother, hat no drug effect whatso
ever and far this reason must exert a moat
beneficial Influence upon those functions di
rectly connected with motherhood. In a
very Interesting hook the subject ia freely
discussed and a copy will ha mailed free to
«II expectant mothers by Bradfleld Regulator
Co« 40* Lamar Bdg., Atlahta, G a. Gat •
bottle of "Mother's Friand" today of any
druggist. Us* a* directed and you will than
know why mothers for nearly half a century
hare used and recommanded this splendid aid
L " '—* Their letters are men sages
et ebner, that breath* coinfort la crcry word.
IOTUREDOM has one* again
been favored with the pleas
ing personality of Maud*
Fealy, one of the flrat stars of
the legitimate to gTace the
screerv Several years ago Miss Fealy
appeared in multiple reel films, then
a new thing to the market, and in these
special releases scored an Instantan
eous success, second only to the fame
accorded her on the speaking stage.
Maude Fealy flr.t won distinction by
her portrayal of "Eunice" In "Quo
Vadis." and her success was such that
she was engaged by William Gillette
to support him in "Sherlock Holmes."
latter. Miss Fealy enacted the roles
hitherto created by Ellen Terry In
support of the great Sir Henry Irving
and she completely captivated the Lon
don public. Returning to her America,
Maude Fealy was starred under the di
rection of John Oort In auch well
known successes as "The Illusion of
Beatrice." "The Stronger Sex," "The
Right Princess," and others. She left
Mr. fort's management to enter fllm
dom and the great success she achiev
ed is now screen history.
Skinner Capitulates to Screen.
Otia Skinner lias been captured by
the advancing art of the motion pic
The greatest -omantir actor on the
American stage has capitulated, con
ditionally. to the charms of the screen
drama, and while the surrender has not
been complete it is none the less sig
nificant. Important and cheering to
lovers of animated photography.
The greatest spectai Ic of the modern
stage. "Kismet." i» to be the vehicle
In which his art is to be brought to a
wider public, than Mr. Skinner, even
with his almost universal popularity,
has e\er hcctofore reached.
Kiste» Herself on the Screen.
In The Twin Triang' a forth
coming Balboa production. Jackie
Saunders, in a dual role, kisses her
self. This is one of several novel ef
fects of double exposure
eph Orotherton, camera-man, has ac
complished. William C'onkli
opposite Miss ; mindert
Harvey directs the play.
Triangle" has been selected for re
lease on the Equitable program, the
K. Harris' great
This film is taken from Charles
ork and has wonder
fully exciting and touching scenes of.
school life portrayed by child actors
Marv Miles Mir.ter. the
youngest star—she is only 14—does
some of her best work in the Metro
filming of Whittier's poem, "Barbara
Frletchle," wl ich will be ai. the Strand
for the last time tonight. This is a
war story w!*hout any great battle
scenes and is a new depart ire In this
class of films.
The leads are all weP
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She will be seen this month in the
ultiple-reel feature, "The Im
She earned her fame
as a moving picture star while with
the Thsnhouser company.
second Balboa chosen by the Equitable
in the last few months. The first was.
'Should a Wife Forgive?" yvitli Lillian
jrraine and Henry King.
jute the submarine in the. stream which
j runs through !n< eville.
A submarine plays an important
part in the photoplay in which Miss
Enid Markej stars at Tm eville, the
director making capital out of the se
vere storm which broke over southern
j California, which made it possible to
taken, the cast including such players
a& Guy Coomb and Anna Q. Nillson
The first chapter of Essanav's séria 1 ,
'The Strange Case of Mary Page," in
which Henry Walthall and Edna Mayo
are starred, is also shown at the
Strand the second change of program
this week This serial is to be run in
MB installments and if the interest
which is aroused In the flrat chapter is
any criterion, it will be the most en
t> turning ever produced,
Another big crcwd
at the Pinney.
Lorenz g how at the rinne.' last night
I and marveled at the hypnotic power*
: of Professor Loren*. The vaudeville
feat re» of the »how were pleasing. A
program of sreclal interei is promised
! for tonight.
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LORENZ 1916 ROAD SHOW
Do You Know 1865 People Attended This Show in Twç Nights?
Change of Program Every Night.
DON'T FAIL TO SEE
Marguerite Gardner, in Her Famous "Nude Truth Dance.''
■TEKRILL" in Gorgeous Costumes in East India and Egyptian Dances
Watch for "The Hell Scene from Dante's Inferno."
Tonight See 290 People Hypnotized In the Audience.
Prices 10-20-30 Cents.
Seats Now Selling,
The longest Item of
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tire rev ised New Testament, which was
sent from New York to a Chicago
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SELLS MEN'S HATS EXCLUSIVE
LY. 3UY THEM. WEAR THEM
YOU GET THE BEST.
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Special Sale of Wall Paper
i>Cbe CHINA SHOP
FOR SALE OR TRADE
Piano, original cost $1250.00;
our price $250.00.
Pioneer Furniture Co.
909-911 IDAHO ST.
Jenkins Furniture Company
Ä 5 - 11th and *
^ Main Sts.Q
X Phone 559$
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PHONE 976. DAY AND NIGHT.
Best equipped in the state; all kinds
of clothes ('leaned. Dyed, Repaired and
Pressed. Phone, 44 and IS. 5.
Billiards and Pool.
J. WEIL & CO.
921 MAIN ST.
We have Moved
ED. F. FOWLER
826 MAIN ST.
WATCHMAKER and JEWELER
FOR THE MONEY
Prosperity Purchases of Pianos
The right of coinage was granted by
the constitution to the L'nited States
Government. The piano manufacturer
is not the Mint. That is to say, no
manufacturer has the right to stamp a
certain fixed value on a piano.
Some piano houses, by virtue of su
' perior purchasing and distributive ad
i vantages, can nctually furnish more tn
|trinslr value for the mone\ than
i others. This is so
, Houses. This is particularly the case
I in this present instance. Try It this
j way—shop around all you want to, ask
everywhere to see the very host, brand
j new, latest design piano containing the
most up-to-date and latest improve
ments. look at everything that may be
had for $525 and even $550.
Then come to Ellers Music House
and look at this new Exposition Style
*0. Instead of $525 or $550, |t is only
nd terms of payment will be
Hh Ellers Music
made $19 down and $10 a month under
our new rule.—Adv,
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In a Comedy of Happy Surprises
This Engagement Will Continue
for Three to Four Weeks
Evenings 25e, 35e, 50o
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10th, THE LAST DAY
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In tha cantar of avarything.
Commercial and Stockman'B,
Cafetaria and a la carta servie»
Lunch, 12 to 2.
Dinner. 5 to 8 p. m.
Ratss. without bath, $1.00 up. With
bath, $1.50 up.
I ROBERT AIKMAN, Manager,
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Daily rates. 76c to $1,60.
Weekly Rates: $3.60 up.
Speci.il rate« to permanent guest*
M. PARSONS, Manager.
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