LOSES RITE CASE
Interstate Commerce Commis
sion Orders Them to Refrain
Higher Rates Than Boise.
RATES ARE HELD UNJUST,
B y-, T-, , .
. F. Hurst et al in Complaint
Alleged Thorough Rates of
Traction Company to Be Un
The interstate comnvrre commission
has handed down a «le» isba» in tk- case
of IT. I\ I hirst ct a!, versus Boise Val
ley Kailro.nl Traction company et al,
the Oregon Short Lino laiivvay and
other roads, ordering - that the Boise
Va Hoy Traction company, abstain from
publishing, demanding or collecting
iv P s on fruit, «U carloads, from points
on the line of 111 *■ defendants, with the
exiwotj.m of Bois»*, Caldwell. Nampa,
Meridian and Middleton, Idaho, to
points defined as Colorado common
and points east, which exceed the
iv - «'onteniporancously maintained
on like t » a I'fi from Boise, Idaho, orig
inating on the Oregon Short Line rail
road, to Ur .'■nine destinations, for a
perm 1 of two years from effect date.
Givens and Karnes represented the
complainants as attorneys.
to ! 1 not n
irr.;e on fruit
. iu e:i rlo.a t
I above, th;
in is char
( 'Te ! lo
>n Short LB
in the <*;
condition of t!
the through r
while not unr
compla inn nt s
t h e
rates from T
on Short Li ru
The ; ». tit n u hi: !i pra. *d f<
as signed hv 2s' iu.iividn:.i-i ..
In ma king 'I ;;
m «motion :
The suit f'
N-Tieorge 1 i.
Ins Barents, AI
i*l lDi.it in a. In ï ment
■Lv»m t. Funeral
v. I ». ! I. Jones
ill be in Mor
v The funeral
iek have be» n p
the expected a
u* in th * »'it v S
Don't suffer! Instant relief fol
lows a rubbing with old
."St. Jacob's Liniment.''
Stop "dosing" rheumatism.
It's pain only; not one ease in fifty
requires Internal treatment. Rub
soothing, pen- fritting "St. Jacobs I,ini
mtnt ' tight on the ''tend* 1 spot," and
by the* time you say Jack Robinson—
oat comes the rheumatic pain and dis
tress. "St. Jacobs Liniment" conquers
pain! It is a harmless rheumatism
liniment which never disappoints and
doesn't burn the skin, it takes pain,
soreness and stiffness from aching
Joints, musehs and bones; stops sel
atiea, lumbago, backache, neuralgia]
ami reduces swelling
Limber up! Get a small trial bottle
cf old-time, honest "St. Jacobs Lini
ment" from any drug store .and in a
moment you'll be freo from pains,
• ches and stiffness. Don't suffer! Rub
@ \UTTLE NEWS OF BOfSE
B. If. Knickerbocker, general super
intendent of tit«* < ». S. L. visited the
city on business Tupsda\ connected
with tin* road. He was travelling in
his private car.
, Thr S1 " 1 "'* 1 trueu.
I while standing in Inuit or the home
<>t Cyrus Rui>< hs. 120 Main. street.
'was stolen Tue-tei rnniii; between
, and 7 o'ejot i. '1'lie truck is itie-.-n.
I With the name ot the stoi
The local poli»
I The Eagle school district \v
i s tall a number of up to dal
; , r „ VPmHlK :illK
i «T system.
' r T'- IM r " r Mie
science ami a di pertinent of manual
training in the Eagle schools ......
early date, according to County Super
intendent of Schools Paine. Miss
Paine visited Mn.pl« (»rove school
Tuesday afternoon ,and was much
impressed with the manner in which
the school was conducted.
The Ford car of A. E. Price, Warm
Springs avenue, which was stolen
Monday night from in front of hin
residence, was found Tuesday at the
bottom of a hill on the Hrv Creek
road, fight miles from 'Hoi«?*; two
young men comi.ng into the city bav
in- noticed B there telling Mr. Price
where to find it.
A large water pipe on
j street sprung a leak Tuesd
; noon and created a young geyser in
. tlin street for a short time until the
v.at«r department speedily repaired
; -he pipe. it had lain frozen during
I the cold we at her.
j Nothing definite' was arrived at in
a meeting »if the committee to form
j Pions Im a soldiers and sailors nu*
! aerial in this city held 1 ,m night at
Commercial club. As
is finally adopted it will be
Fierce takes first money this
V°ar in the "Annual Rubin Reporting;
» '< »li lest " by stating Ihut a pair of
i -1 'bins have been at his home near
'• 1 ( ' rnv " dan. 2 1, and that
fn »m all appearances, they have de
ei-h f] to locate permanently in the
\ large numbci
-! iid at the Bois
mss to ho made up,
'•ï rcity of help,
ï U e city is re quested tn call
• al ■ that the garments r
• de U*» and rent out mi r« !i
• n early »late.
t-orni« nt s nre on
D t*• 1 of the Red
. but there is a
• ry sowing- unit
! field secretary
clubs of the A
1 the feasibility
high school gii
■ f the northwt
such * amps.
s camp for
»,'T the plan
A., to start
;; | Tue.*
FALK BUYS LOT.
Balk, mer» liant of this
purchased through local
■ 1 dealers the residence ha
er «I 1 1\ J. Johnson h««ni»
rm Springs avenue, and will
■ -'loner* there in the spring,
'.deration was the ho :
» j 1 1, j
feet and being
sf**r has received word that
MEN PICK OFFICERS
FOR ENSUING YEAR
et to, Jan. 2
. compo ~,
, "t In«'its at J'.nirnet t, New Plymouth,;
i v « it 1:: nd Dial Pa\ ■ 1 1 «•. b- id its annual
ne tiing yt-sterday in the offices of
Hu- Payette local. Representatives'
'ir an each «.f th*» lour locals wa re pn-s
''h mil « lei ted the following diivc-I
■« is fur the ensuing year:
I.i.Ncth A. J. îSli»arer, T. J. Beek
1- raitland-- H. Gardner, Guy Gra- '
} h; » i'i ami J). !.. ingar»l.
New Plymouth 11. C. Pryor, George
j J. Bnook.
j * nine 11 Low ID »1, K. B. Vnhlberjf.
j The directors will organize at a I
D'H. i ag to b. held February 10 lap»
will make important'change
fie i.-U. B. G. A. appointed a com- >
!: 'K* »' o' three to revise some of th»j •
i i»>-ia ws or file association. Those com
b"' :l Gkr the committee are: l>. L. In
, '*»d. chairman; A. J. Shearer and
Bernard Eastman. The committee
jv. il! m» « (^n JViyette, i'ebruary 10, to
i make its revision report.
The principal by-law to be changed
w».i c.i.inge t!n* hi* llud of distribution,
f a h i.f the four I" als in the associa- i
tion w ill have ch. ig«* of its own pool-j
tilt* il lu» fil VII» l/.n . #
' ■ «
ing and make llo: distribution
money to the growers from its office !
i lie effect of this will lie quicker re- |
tnrns of money to the growers from
:e sales of fruit.
EXPECT TO HANDLE 600 CARS.
The association reports tho otiiloolt
crop ,,i irult this year as being
very good. This association expects
to bundle fully lino or more cars of
liuit this year, provided the crop is
up to present expectations. Each of
the four locals is equipped with splen
did lruit packing and air storage
SAVE YOUR OLD SHOES.
Have them soled in time. No matter
where, you live we will deliver yon
them parcel post, C. O. D. Best leath
er-best workmanship. Capital City
Shoo Shop, expert shoe repairers and
manufacturers. 923 Idaho St.. Boise,
Ida. Peter Glavanoff, Prop.—Adv.
the service on Januars 1<', at Van
couver. Wash., and t! t lie has Inca teil
at I'oi tknnl ter the winter. lb hr:
been in-Abe service for 11 months as a
member of the band.
SPACE GOING FAST.
The exhibition spa. - fur the West-,
eru l'airy I'roduu;- sium to h< 1 ml i m
tins city the coming nte-nth, are nearly
all gone, and those who intend to make
an exhibit of any kind are urged to
communicate their desires at once to
the t'ornnii icia! eluh, as . t the pres-j
cut rate there will be male available
by Tob. 1.
The board of directors of lhe Com
mercial club are in exécutive session!
this noon for the ............ of im
turn mg' to matters
it y and the club,
A beautiful white Irish setter held a
reception this morning in the baggage
room of the Short Eine depot. He was
tied there waiting - the return of his
iiuister. Every time anybody came in,
ho would whine until they went over,
to him, when he would gravely put out
his right paw and shake hands.
BACK FROM SEATTLE.
N. 1'. Palmer returned homo from
Seattle yesterday, having been there
for some time in the shipyards, llo
states that the no n »lid not want to
strike, but v
j labor leaders,
1 living there v
'know of on
seven months and lii
ere forced to do
he men themselves
with pay and w orking
e states that the cost of
is not excessive—that he
man who saved $1300 in
1 well, too.
j Today is Pa* 7iilh anniversary of the
: lirth of William Milvinley. in art y ret
j president;, anil members of the G A R.
I distribv L-d carnations to Un* members
; of the legislature this morning.
e a \e
d r ».f t !i•: l ire department
tm«»at care in burning any-,
asks that a pail of water
J 1 '"' 1 , U " " a 1 ^I
M LlVh . 1 ,n,- " ,1, ', nt i
miuelchod boloro reach- j
urlit/.cr play» r pis
OFF TO SCHOOL.
A »hi White, a well
■ r I
Wash., tonight j
FIVE GOOD JOBS.
that the i
• ted Bn - morning that In*
;*»«'d positions waiting for
»idler boys to fill them, and
ay would be öü cents an
Iso needs three ranch hands
! ir. r. a
I I. I P Th
h ft B»r I'
ax, , s« ale inspector for the
is jn the city on his regular
•mp'on. Short Line attorney,
hn .it' llo this morning after
to company business here for
who has been
has returned to
lone and little
>v »Seattle, after a two
her mother, Mrs. AL
weeks' visit \vi
Mrs. Mabel AT. Whiteley has gone to
j Seattle on a visit.
O. R. Martin ivturned yesterday from
Antons w here lie lias been for some
Uni-tenant T. O. Simpson, air srr
:: : t ;/;v r, "' a viSit wilh
high Schssl Notes
JUNIOR CLASS DANCE.
A dance will be given thB turning -
Bi iday evening, Behruary 1, in the lo ai
high school gymnasium by several
members of the junior class, super
vised by the high school social com
mittee. This dance Was to have been
held on Decern hi r 20, lmt ow ing to t he
sudden closing of the school, it was
indefinitely p« ■ tpoiu d. The dance will
! » given for the members of the jmdor
« hass. Tompkins' novelty orchestra ,
w ill furnish the music, dancing to b«
from 8 to 11.
CLUB MEETING THURSDAY.
The high school Y. W. C, A, club
will hold Its regular me, ting on Thurs
afternoon at the Y. »V. O. A. rooms.
All members are urged to come, tins
being tlm first meeting for si.ni« vs e.
past. Tile, regular program will b,
Berlin, Jan. f's. -(Delayed.) —Demo
blltzatlon of German
tinning according to schedule
All nails arc now in denioldli?al ion
centers with tlx* exception nl 13u,000
men, who are outside the country.
A VICTROL A
Hollar down, dollar a week.
»'ietrola style IV ..............$25.00
JSi.v 10-in. double records (12 se
lections) ..................... 5.10
Whole outfit ...................$30.10
»»Tiilo our stock lusts you cun g> t a
Sampson Music Co,
BE ASKED TO SIÖ
Mon to Circulate Petition Re
Greater Efficiency and Bettor
questing Putting Into Effect
Two-Platoon System in This
City, March 1, 1919.
AN EXCELLENT PLAN
Working Conditions Assured
City and Fire Fighters at a
Slight Cost to Taxpayers.
Mayor S. II. Hays and members of
the city 'council met at the Central
fire station at 10 o'clock this morning
with members of the publicity com
milice of the Boise Fire department,
;aud discussed putting into effect in
this city, the two-platoön system in
use by fire departments all over the
l nited States, after which a meeting
°f the firemen as a. whole Was held
f t w hich it was decided to circulate a
petition among tin taxpayers of the
.city to create, a new ordinance that
would establish ttho system on a prac
tical working basis March 3, 191«».
The publicity committee of the fire
n consisted of Clarence Kennedy,
Frank I'ulaski, Lewis ('ramer, John
Belcher, Frank Haine. Ed Hilt, Ray
Sailor, Frank Bradford, Frank Jack
''he ordinance which the tax payers
will be asked to approve by their sig
natures reads as follow's:
WHAT ORDINANCE PROVIDES.
That from and after the first day
Of March, A. Be 11^9. the firemen and
employes of tie fire department of
the city of Boise, subject to call, other
11 be divido* I
into two platoons, one to perform day I
an,I t1,e otl„-r to perform „ 10,1 |
servi. „. The Lours of duty of the
J»iay force slmli be from eight o'clock
-hick p. m.„ and the j
tli- night force shall
lock p. m., to eight j
•ovided, that on every
the purpose of alter
force with the night
■IS», and for the pur- j
a* force or platoon of
hours off duty every j
sixteen days, the force or platoon of
men to go on duty at six
hours of duty
he from six
o'clock a. tn.
eighth day foi
nating the da;
force and vice
pose of giving
men twenty -io
sixteen days, t
men to go on
,, , ,
clock I'. I
and every |
ill remain on j
duty until six oh loci
flowing evening, but
platoon shall be nt liberty at all times.
■x« < or s» otherwise in the ordinance
In the event of great, threatening
or unusual cent la a ration or other
emergency, the fire chief, his assistant
nr other person in charge, may order
uucii firemen and employes as may be
Off duty tn immediately enter upon
duty end continue thereon until the
OFFICERS AND ASSISTANTS.
There shall 1
officers and assistants
pH * tment, to w it.;
1 Master mechanic.
3 4 Drivers.
2 Ti Hermen.
3 Assistant chief.
1 Assistant engineer
• Ing a total of *
The opinion that î
1 provall. 2
The opinion that î
that a double shift f
would require twice
men now on tl
The avnago c
lief that the tw
the rosier was increased 3 00 per
I ndt-r the two-platoon plan no time
/ allowed for no a Is, the members
taking two meals before, and after
their hours at home and one at the
firehouse during their tour of duty.
The necessity for providing for meals
under the continuous duty plan in ef
, , , rom ' n r
I • 1 , ,11 j« I,, orrnr
/.! 1 ' p.-rbor«* iho ho
, . f 1 e
'' syK f-ln cou c
requires that at least one
the men be absent during
i «fie meal hours, which extend over a
j period of twelve hours each day.
j The regular leaves of absence now
i in vogue here further reduce the com
Il'uny quota, so that out of a company
"f ten nu I d iring meals ue havo as
, few as five members responding for
j duty to fires.
! The days off would be abolished un
der ill two-plutnon plan and every
man on duty would be actually in
quarters for the full period of his
tour, thus assuring simplicity, dlsfci
I I'll«'" and team work-. Add two men
io a irew of ten. and ypu would have
I at all times si\ men f.r duty, a bet -
' ter average crew than is now possible
j with the same number of men under
j the present system,
i NOW ON CONTINUOUS DUTY.
I leh r the me- -nt organization the
* members of tile Boise fire department
are on continuous duty, working
j twenty-four hours a day, with the ex
i caption of one day off in every six
I days wlten they are allowed to he at
; hnme. Each member is allowed to go
I home to his meals three times a day.
! The time limit for meals is 60 min
! utes for each meal.
This compels tho men to go home
aid cat and immed'.itelv return to the!
fir.- station. Men who have' been
walking at a lire at night aie | f .
qtilred to remain on duty the follow
Ing day, and latigue is not accepted
or failure to respond to
The Hols, fire department is todav
tin. only department of public service
which Is conducted under the plan of
continuous duty, and in which the
Public is won t to look for effect, the
efficiency of tho
would bo greatly .........
men given an opportunity, at small
exiia cost, to enjoy a lut of home life. |
enhanced, and the j
One Lot Trimmed
THE DAYLIGHT GARMENT STORM.
One Lot Silk
Close-Out All the Fall Garments
Pveiy season we make special effort to close out every Suit, Coat, Dress,
Skii t, Blouse, Juir and Ifat when business lias been in a normal condition.
i bis season business was greatly impeded in the height of the buying times,
tins loi t us with an abnormal stock to be Closed Out now.
T bis store is about two weeks late, according to our usual custom, in show
ing our »Spring lines. ' ,
I bis means Kxtra Special Price Deduction for Thursday, Friday and Sat
urday. A final effort to close this season selling and get the stock down to
Spring and Winter Coats
Tin: SPRING COATS now offered id REAL MONK Y SAVING PRICKS arc just «<»
pood styles as any new coat that will be offered a little later. In must places and
large cities, people are sold just such coats for the early models.
Strictly All W oo] Velour Coats for $14.50, $16.95, $24.50 and $39.50. A full
range of sizes and a splendid lino of spring colors.
The Suit Lines Embody About 54 Suits
which includes every late last spring suit and all this winter suits. The only thing
small about llio collection is the price—$10.00, $14.50 and $24.50.
Every Dress in the Stock at Remarkably Low Prices
There is hut little change in silk dresses for earlv Spring, and absolute]»* no
change inAlin wool dresses now being sold at nearly Half Price, over tin- -l\les
that will ho shown for Spring.
Dresses are priced as low as $9.50 and $14.50, $16.95 and $23.95.
A Great Collection of Trimmed and Untrimmed Hats at
Close Out Prices
We are doing things a little different Ibis season. Giving the trade a more liberal
idler than eur betöre m the ln-lury ol business in Rois ■ foi- ncarlv cédil vous
THAT IS- Every last Spring Hal and all this Winter's -look arc of Urn
sale list to he closed out absolutely at some price near the cost of the lining or a
part ot the work. ° u
I'ur instance Unlrimmed Hats for 25c, 50c, $1.00.
Trimmed Hats for 50c, $1.50, Ç1.95, $2.50 and $3.50.
Modoc of the best Hats—this fall and late styles last summer, which are right for
Ibis spring can't tell them from new on?s, for $4.50, $6.50, Ç7. 50 to $10.00.
. GLOSE 01 1 LIST and marked just as
SKIRTS AND BLOUSES ARE ALL ON
low in proportion to Hie other lines.
A B C Co., Inc.
FOOD BOARD PUBLICITY
DIRECTOR TO RESUIVIE
LEGAL PRACTICE HERE
Edward G. Rosenheim, who for the
1»; months has served as "educa
B-uiai director and office manager" of
tho l nited States food administration
iu Idaho, will resume tin* practice of
law on Feb. 2 in bis former offices at
2 J.S.-H, Idaho buUiiin*.
«i" 1 -' 0 t' 1 " .'«Ittev part of October, 1917,
I the state offices of the food administra
: ,i,m havo bccn located ,n ' vhat wcrc
formerly Mr. Rosenheim's offices.
Shortly after asèociatinç himself
uiih J'-..,»! Administrator Bicknell, the
nork or tho food administration became
>«• because it never fails to
1 • ' 1 ! "' "*" lr »»'«Id "insides" clean and
SYRUP OF FIGS
If feverish, bilious, constipated,
give fruit laxative
Don't f 1 . old your fretful, peevish
child. See if tongue Is coated; this Is
.1 lire, sign its little stomach, liver
und bowels aro clogged with sour
w a ste.
When listless, pale, feverish, full of
col I, breath bad. throat sore, doesn't
eat, sleep or act naturally, has stom
ach-nehe, indigestion, diarrhoea, give a
«• spoerifnl of "California Syrup of
I if sod in ,-i few hours nil the foul
v, • 1 s P 1h" tour bile and fermenting:
«""d ' 1 s.-« ont of the bowels and you
1 •'« "'ll and playful child again.
Children love this harmless "fruit lux
and mothers can rest easy after
;<'"inpnny." Hand back with contempt
any other fig syrup. Adv.
K,eu it handy, Mother! A litt!
en today saves a sick child tomorrow
bu( g"t the genuine. Ask your drug
get for a bottle ,,f "California Syrup
<>f !■ ge, which has directions for
1,aides, children of all ages and for
grown-ups plainly on the bottle. Re
member there aro counterfeits sold
.lave, so surely look and see that yours
in made by the "California Fig Syrup
j so heavy that it. was necessary for Mr.
j Rosenheim to devote his entire atten
j tion to It, since which time he has not
! practiced his profession, but with the
I dosing' of the food administration of
| dees on Jan. 31 he is free to resume his
i jj e wfts admitted to the bar of the
j supreme court of Idaho in January,
1 p16. He is also a member of the su
preme court of Pennsylvania, the Mary
j an d court of appeals and of the United
States courts of ï*enn.svlvania. .Mart -
land. .New Jersey ami Idaho. In 1907
s, he filled Ihe position of magistral
"» "**'-'* * t'«"" 1 ' 1 » mafeisum
by gubernatorial appointment in Bal
F 0r several years after locating In
Boise Mr. Rosenheim engaged in gen
oral publicity and newspaper work and
for tho past five years he has been ;
prominently associated with many
public movements in Boise in which he
took care of tho publicity. He is chair
man of Ihe advertising committee of
the Boise Commercial club, is chairm in
of the publicity committee for the com
ing western dairy show and conference,
that comprises 11 western states, and
is .in enthusiastic member of tli.it
Three nun were drowned
DOLLAR A WEEK
will place a genuine Ybdrola in your home.
for ... . *30.10
Vlctrola IV *25.00
6 10-Inch double
records, 24 g e .
lections . . $ 5.10
Only at our store will you find (he Victrola
and Victor Records
Sampson Music Co.
•13 Main St. phona 252
hnr.eli of live wires known as the Bol
RAW LI X:
Mr. and Mr
2 8« at Si. Alphonsu
A daughter wv
BBBj','". 'j -1 ' the
The Progress cluii will m, et w
Mis, II I Simsen at !i«>r homo on t
bench at C li<t Thursday afternoon.
Annual meeting of tiie J'irst Co
........ a- ! church this Thursd
evening at 0:30. Picnic supper,
members, friends and their famiii
nre most cord rliv urged to bo presei
Written report (rum each departmo
of work and pians far the year. Sor
ntiiv church w
«plunged into the St. Lawrence
imlny. Three nun were drowned
ENGINE IN RIVER; 3 DEAD.
Quebec, J..n. 29, -While shunti
: 1 eight cars off the car ferry wh
Plies between l.evis and this city,
ngino jumped the tracks n
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