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Novel Aerial Stunts to Be
Performed, Including Mil-1
itary AVOTK Contract
With Patterson Aviators.
Aviators will storm Boise during the
Fourth of July celebration to he held
tn this city covering a period of three
days. This announcement was author
ized by the committee which has suc
ceeded in closing a contract with the
Patterson aviators. There will be aero
plane battles in the air, and exhibition
flights of aeroplane mall delivery, an
aeroplane race and standard
The aeroplane battle, featuring aero
planes, is as nearly as possible an exact
reprod. tien of actual encounters that
have taken place in the Eur. pean war.
In announcing it the aeroplane man
"The crowds are told by megaphone
that a hostile aeroplane has been sight-
ed app oaching . nd that a machine will
ascend from the grounds to defend
against attack. II faces turn upward
toward the hostile aeroplane away
aloft. Riflemen dash to positions of de-
fense. The defending machin > rises. In
a series of magnificent
stranger swoops down so that the mil-
itary observer Sitting beside him may
find the position and strength of tin
6nemy and signal back to his < wn
- "When lie discovers the home aero
plane he endeavors to get directly
above it and drops a bomb. The home
machine skilfully avoids getting di
rectly nder the other sj the bomb
drops to the ground and uursts in a
cloud of Hack smoke. Each mac' ine
maneuvers to get above the other and
bomb It. The hostile plane has the ad
vantige of speed
"But rifles bla'e out and the opros
ing airman commences a series of
swerving, darting n ovements to dodge
the hail of bullets and maae it difficult
to get the range or at the small
target. Other bomb: fail amid the yells
and screams of the wounded. The band
begins playing martial tunes, 'ihe am
bulance runs up and white-clothed
nurses and surgeons carry off the
"The hos.ile aviator makes lightning
dives to hurl bombs at the riflemen an ',
swiftly speeds a ay again, he home
machine with inferior speed is unable
to attack the other from a position f
advantage. So as a last resort it lunges
directly at its opponent. The people
(shudder and exclaim while man, turn
away to avoid seeing the crash that
seems inevitable. They are paralyzed as
the two planes meet head-on. All is
deathly still. An instant later they pass
each other. They have bee*, moving
about the same height but at different
distances. So in the air where there-is
pot hing to give perspective the ap
pearance is exact !.. that of a head-on
.. , , hombs
thrown from above. Finally the aviators
emptj their revolvers at each other.
v th a blood-curdling shriek the mil
Itary observer tumbles wounded from
:o aeroplane and turning ove and
over drops down through space till he
smashes into th, ground. Spectators sit
r ° !e " to their seats, horror-stricken,
e lostile avi ator keeps up the fight
rnore bitterlj than ever to avenge the
faii of lus comrade. He i, becoming so
reckless in his maneuvering of his ma
chine that it is no an easy target,
Vital parts ar, damaged. W,th aileron
» on trois
"The clever handling of the defending
machine enables it to escape
app irently shot away the
plane careens terrifyii gly from site to
side. Finally elevator cables
snap and it is as helpless as a broken
* ti ts, pitches forward,
recovers, then suddenly plunges head
long in a death dive,
straight to earth. The spectators
their hearts almost stop beating. _
ly_no power on earth can save him as
Save Your Fruit From Damage*
T HE widespread increase of the codling moth and other insects injuri
ous to fruit trees causes an annual loss to growers of seven million
dollars a year. The surest way for you to prevent your fruit from
being wormy or badly damaged is to carry out a regular plan of spray
ing with some reliable material.
NEW PROCESS ARSENATE OF LEAD
is a general iniecticide for all leaf-eating insecti. It is superior to many
other brands on the market, because it contains the arsenic in exactly the
right proportion and the proper chemical combination, thus insuring a
material that will not injure or scorch the foliage but is sure death to in
sects feeding on the leaves. It is extremely miscible in water and wUl
combine readily with Lime-Sulfurand Bordeaux Mixture. Light in grav
ity, it remains well in suspension so that a uniformly poisonous spray
can be thrown from the finest nozzle. For prices and further informa
won on this product, come in and see us.
Sweet-Teller hardware Co
The Big Keen Kutter Store.
Clark Jewel Oil Stoves.
The Brighten Up Store.
Why should the marriage cere
mony Include a guarantee of bodily
Children under 15 not admitted.
lie rushes like th* wind to destruction."
The ermlsslon of the postmaster
general was necessary to put on the
aeroplane mad flights. The aviator will
carry mall be ween two given points In
hU) nights here.
The "«■ropiane races win te with
automobilen here. At other places where
there is water they are often put on
: Kamst fast motor boats.
Standard exhibitions will he given of
flights. These will be without, special
WILL BE ERECTED
Memorial to Union Veter
ans in "Silent Camp" of
Morris Hill Cemetery.
The proposed monument to deceased
ur.ion soldiers of Idaho for the Silent
Camp section of Morris Hill cemetery,
for which funds are now being; raised,
is in charge of the Women's Relief
Corps, the auxiliary to the local post
of the Grand Army of the Republic.
That body of patriotic women plans to
expend a sum not exceeding $1500 for
this monument. Of that amount the
corps has contributed $100 from its
own fund. The base of the monument,
is to be constructed of first class Penn
sylvania granite and will be about
eight feet in height. The statue of the
young soldier, "at rest," will be six
feet high and will be made of the best
Vermont marble. The concrete base
will raise the monument to a height
of 15 feet. The monument will weigh
two and one-half tons. Situated at
the highest point in the cemetery, the
soldiers' monument will be most con
At the foot of the monument are the
graves of 42 deceased soldiers. Across
the drive are the graves of 88 other
soldiers, which include such honored
names as Joseph C. Thrailkill, Alfred
Eoff, Dr. A. Friedline, Brigadier Gen
eral John Green, U. S. A., Captain C. C.
Glenn. Rev. S. T. Hawkins, J. S. D.
Manville, Samuel R. McLeran, George
M. .Parsons, Captain John T. Morgan,
Captain James Gunn, Judge I. W.
Huston, who was major in the Fourth
Michigan cavalry; Wade P. Hard,
First Michigan light artillery, Charles
H, Irwin, first lieutenant Ninth Mich
igan infantry; Dr. William C. Maxey,
Company H, First Illinois cavalry, and
Brigadier General David Vickers, U. S.
A. There are 218 veterans buried in
the military cemetery and at least 15
in the other cemeteries in this county.
STAR NEWS IN BRIEF.
Star, May 6.—The athletic team of
the local high school is practicing for
the Ada county meet to be held at
the fair grounds in Boise May 13.
The girls of the lifth and sixth
grades of the Star school give a "hard
times" party at the home of Mrs.
Through a boy's accidently throwing
a marble the large plate glass window
i n the Riley store was broken today
and later the window was blown in by
the severe wind.
The local cheese factory is already
enjoying a good business. It is con
suming all the dairy products of the
tributary territory and is extending its
business. It is supplying a long felt
need and is constantly adding to the
business of the town.
Messrs. Andy Frost and Frank Dob
son are purchasing and shipping cattle
out of this locality. The livestock in
dustry is one of increasing propor
tions in this section and has put a
vast amount of money into circulation
locally within the past few months.
The senior class of the high school
will give the play, "The Dear Boy
Graduate," at the Amusement hall in
the near future.
HAVE SHARP TILT
Herrington Inquires About
Attorneys Appearing in
Sunday Theater Case.
Councilman Herrington and Davis
had a short but sharp tilt at a meet
ing of the city council Saturday aft
ernoon when Mr. Herrington wanted
to know why the city was in the case
concerning the Sunday opening of the
motion picture shows and declared that]
it was only a matter between Harry
S Kessler and the motion picture peo
ple J. P. Pope, city attorney, in
formed him that the case had been
brought against the mayor and coun
cilmen upon a writ of prohibition and
he. as city attorney, defended the case.
Mr. Herrington contended the case
would not have been brought had the
referendum petition not been filed and
wanted to know who authorized the
other attorneys to act.
Councilman Davis explained that the
men had never been authorized to act
and had upon their own initiative en
tered the case as friends of the court.
Councilman Herrington contended that
there should be some guarantee from
them that they would not present a
bill io the city, whereupon Council
man Davis declared that the commis
sioner of public finance was trying
to make a mountain out of a mole hill
and should know that the men had
not been engaged to act as attorneys
and therefore could not collect pay,
hut that they hod entered the case as
friends of the court, as men who were
interested in the outcome of a public
question. He added that Mr. Her
rington did not seem .versed in the
law. Mr. Herrington 'etorted that per
haps he was not as he had not hung
around the court house as much as
Mr. Davis. The dispute was ended by
the mayor calling for a motion to ad
Bills for April expenditures were al
lowed on the various funds as follows:
General fund, $5,488.43; road, $1,808.66;
library, $177.08; cemetery, $370.68;
Storage Cor household soods, pianos
Few equal, none better.
Peasley Transfer A
RECITAL IN HONOR OE
ST. TERESA SENIORS
The piano recital given by the sen
iora of St. Teresa's academy in honor
of Rt. Rev. A. J. Glorieux, Wednesday
evening in St. John's ha.il, brought out,
the largest audience that has
_ yet as
sembled for any of the recitals given
this year. Among the guests who en
joyed the music were Rt. Rev. A. J.
Glorieux and Rev. Fathers Keyzer, Ar
regui, Wagner and Lobbell.
ith garlands of lilacs,
and ornamented with beautiful white'
lilies. On one corner of the concert
grand piano was a magnificent bou
quet of carnations.
The entire recital was a brilliant
demonstration of the ability acquired!
by the young musicians during their
years of training at St. Teresa's,
lection after selection from the classics
interpreted skilfully and sympa
thetically, and the excellent work done
by the young ladies was evidenced in
their respective numbers by the
plause they received.
value of these recitals, for listeners
well as performers, aside
pleasure given by them, must be ob
vious to all.
The program was as fol
Greeting to Our Beloved Bishop _
"Dance of the Winds". .Peabody Op. 17
Vocal solo, "Sing On" .
Plano, Miss Oakley
"Second Nocturne"—Leschetizki Op. 12
Vocal solo, "An Open Secret" .
Plano, Miss Oakley
Vocal solo, "April Rain". ., .Woodman
Piano, Miss Short
Piano, Miss Gray
Violin solo, "Serenade" .
Ruhenstein Op. io. No. 22
• . Moszkowaki
Koelling Op. 371
Piano, Mtsa Short
"Hungarian Dance" No. 5..
Vocal solo, "Berceuse" from "Joce
Piano, Miss Odiaga
(a) "I Hear You Calling Me"
Piano, Miss Gray
"Rhapsodie Hongroise No. Il"
"Sextet" from "Lucia" .
Senior Chorus Class
Liberty Theater, May 11, 13 . 13.
YOUR LAST CHANCE
To Get Very Large, Grafted, Hardy ENGLISH WALNUT TREES
At the Price of Ordinary Shade Trees .
THIS OPPORTUNITY IS AFFORDED YOU BECAUSE A PROMOTER ORDERED THESE TREES to
plant a twenty-acre commercial nut orchard and when the trees arrived (for which he was to pay cas[h) endeavored to get
the trees on tune and have me promote his enterprise at my expense as he has ingeniously had others do for him at their
I have a limited number of these trees left to offer you and I am keeping them especially dormant and they are i
cellent condition for planting.
Every customer receiving these trees is surprised at the unusually large fine straight trees and
have been received froip practically all points in southern Idaho and this season will mark the wide
high grade hardy grafted trees in our state and which should have been done
You have been interested in my articles about the many
English Walnut Trees thriving in Idaho and my endeavor
to encourage this a« a valuable industry for Idaho. I have
mentioned at other times the many places where the trees
growing in southern Idaho and the commercial acreage
now being planted as a result of these efforts. But a re
view of some of the facts will be of interest.
Some of the English walnuts growing here in Boise i
about 50 years old and producing yields of about fifteen
bushels per tree. Others are about 22 years old and vielding
about ten bushels per tree last
These grafted trees I am now offering will bear in four
years, but the seedling trees that are usually sold do not
hear till they are very much older than this, and some not
until fifteen years of age.
large roots. Orders
distribution of these
My ten-acre tract of English walnuts bore some the sec
ond year after planting. I mention this merely to show
how early the high grade grafted trees begin to bear.
For commercial planting the trees
feet apart and this makes 27 trees to the acre,
yields 1 have mentioned per tree and those nuts selling at
wholesale at 15c per pound, you can e|asilv figure what this
means in revenue per acre as compared with other farm
and fruit crops.
I am going to sell these trees at practically the cost of
ordinary shade trees and this will bé the first time that
Idaho planters are afforded an opportunity to get such high
grade nut trees so cheap. The eastern nurseries charge
from $2.00 to $3.00 each for grafted trees on a root that
makes a slow growing tree and send you a walnut tree that
is about two to three feet tall, while the trees I am now
offering are eight feet tall and on a root that makes a rap
idly growing tree and the price is less than half of what the
eastern nurseries charge for grafted trees and less than
many charge for small seedling trees.
If you are interested in getting a go 3d shade, ornamental
and utility tree and one that requires no care here as to
spraying and which fruit is easily kept and contains three
times more nourishment than a beefsteak considering the
equal weight of each, then select an English walnut tree
and grow some of the meat you eat.
should be at least 40
: I e
(30 pounds per
As a shade and ornamental tree there is no better.
a rapid growing tree after the first year and one tree I know
made a growth of 30 feet tall and 30 feet spread at the
eighth season, and the same season bore two bushels of
nuts of the very best quality.
The special root on which these trees are grafted causes
them to make a rapid growth, hut many grafted tree
on a root that makes a slowly growing tree.
The trees I am offering are very hardy and will stand a
temperature of 30 degrees below zero. The special advan
tage of this variety I am offering is that it is the latest of all
the walnuts to bloom in the spring and much later than all
of our deciduous fruit trees and hence escapes the late
spring frosts and will bear annually.
September 15th and drops out of the burr by October 1st.
This variety should be tested out in the higher altitudes
of Idaho. In Utah the English walnut has been
THE SCHEDULE OF PRICES IS AS FOLLOWS:
At these prices I cannot spend tirric in correspondence
unless for large orders, and 1 have stated all the necessary
facts in this ad. For this reason I suggest that you till out
the attached coupon and mail to me at once.
Lots of 10 trees..
Lots of 25 and up
The nut is mature bv
for some years and at higher altitudes than much of the
agricultural sections of Idaho.
These walnuts I am offering are of the soft shell variety
and that bears a very large nut of the very best quality.
The leaves haaig well to the tree till the first frost and
then all of them drop at practically the same time, hence
the advantage of being able to clean up the leaves at one
operation instead of the numerous operations to clean up
the fallen leaves of most of the shade trees. The leaves fall
ing all at one time is an advantage to the fruit in that all of
the energy of the tree goes to the rapid maturing of
Many have the mysterious notion that the growing of
the English walnut requires a citrus climate, and this is
true of some varieties, but even in California the tender
varieties are being discarded for the hardy and better type
of tree, and which kind I am now offering.
J. F. Littooy, Boisa, Idaho.
Box 1408—Phono 1134W.
Enclosed please find
walnut trees at.
Boise deliveries free.
each. Price net f.jo. b. Boise, Idaho.
P. O. Address
R. D. No.
R. R. Station
J. F. LITTOOY, Boise, Idaho.
Licensed and Bonded Nurseryman.
Members of the local Yeoman lodge
No. 1120 wer" guests of the Wilder
homestead Wednesday night. With pen
nants flying the Yeomen drove in auto
mobiles to Wilder and there initiated a
large class of candidates for that home
stead. Following the work by the Boise
degree team, a sumptuous banquet was
served by the ladies of Wilder. Follow
ing the banc let, toasts were responded
to by a number and music and dancing
were en.oyed until a laV hour. The
Boise crowd were much pleased \ ith
the reception tendered them and repori
they enjoyed every minute of their stay
.Startling in its Human Power.
Children under 15 not admitted.
HA or THE
in a hunting, fishing or camping
trip comes from having a good'
jolly pal along witli you to talk
things over — now isn't that I
right? But what is a camp
without the right grub? We j
have innumerable articles which 1
are much handier, more health
ful and better all round for pic- ]
nies than a lot of things "made
at home" and then exposed in j
all sorts of ways long before it j
is eating time. You can get a 1
whole automobile load of the !
very best dainties right here.
—W. J. Campbell & Soil .
NOW IS THE TIME TO
Spray for Codling Moth
Most varieties in the apple orchard will soon be in full bloom and the best time
to spray for codling moth is two or three days after the petals drop and the
green sepal tips begin to draw together.
Black Leaf 40
Is recognized and acknowledged by horticulturists to be the best spray on the
market and we would advise spraying now with this solution apd following it
with several other sprayings at duration of 20 or 30 days. Do not delay in
spraying as it means so much for perfect fruit.
WE HAVE IT!
1-oz. Bottle I 1-2 Pound 12-Pound Tin 10-Pound Tin
We have the exclusive agency for Boise territory.
BOISE MERCANTILE CO.
712 IDAHO ST.
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