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Government and Defense Make Final Statement During Morning and Afternoon Ses sion». HENNINGSENS DEFENDANTS Strong Plea Made by Bone for Verdict of Guilty for Alleged Violation of Sherman Anti Trust Act—Defense Asks Acquittal. Arguments by Leon Bone, govern ment attorney, and T. P. Nolan, at torney for the defènse, were heard to day by the jury in the case of the United. States versus Henningsen Pro duce company, A. P. Henningsen and W. F. Henningsen, on a charge of conspiracy. Mr. Bone began at 9:30 a. m. this morning and closed at 10:45. Mr. Nolan began at 10:45 a. m., and finished at 11:45, after which the court took a recess until 1:15 p. m., at which time Assistant Attorney Smead and attorney for the defense Maurice Seitz will close the arguments. The case will go to the jury tonight. Attorney Bone made a very clear argument before the jury, and ' en deavored to substantiate his argu ments by the presentation of letters from the vast mass of testimony taken from the Jensen Creamery company in Balt Lake. He presented one letter from A. P. Henn#igsen stating "we want to keep our competitors out of Malad, Preston and Montpelier" and dwelt at length upon the method^ used in so doing. He also produced a letter and a paragraph calling attention to the proposition of dividing territories, or of the Jensen people giving cash ta recompensate the Henningsen people from getting out of a locality. GROUND WELL COVERED. He went into the subject of the va rious prices charged by the Henning sen people, and stated that they had different prices, that they paid 24 cents a pound for raw material on all sta tions with the exception of Treston and Montpelier where they paid 27 cents a pound, and Malad where their price was 26 cents, and stated that this showed conclusively that there was a conspiracy to drive competitors out of those three towns. Bone took up the subject of false testing and the statement of "what overrun was" as defined by the wit ness Jensen who said that it took 100 ^Y>ounds of raw material to get 128 /pounds of butter, and quoted figures from a text book by Babcock, deemed an authority, to show that an overrun of 22 per cent was normal, and that any overrun larger than that was se cured by giving false, weights or re 'ducing the cost of manufacture. He took up the testimony of witnesses Riddick and Small, and said that Small had his trouble at Montpelier with the Henningsen people because he would not obey their commands to cut off test points. He stated further that the Henningsêns and others who got out 128 pounds of butter out of 100 pounds of raw material cheated the farmer-producer out of 6 pounds of butter because Babcock said that 122 pounds of butter was the limit from 100 pounds of raw material. He. asked for a verdict of guilty. T. P. Nolan, who followed for the defense, launched into a bitter ar raignment of Mr. Rone and the testi mony which he had presented, saying that all during the trial there was "much noise but little substance." He told a clever story of a farmer who ■ought to contract to supply frogs legs to a hotel, how the hotel keeper had Economy'^ Table Drink INSTANT POSTUM No raise in price,but the same value as always. Made instantly-no boiling needed. No waste. No left-overs to throw away. 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He then said that "a chain was as strong as Its weakest link," and en deavored to show that the case of the government was filled with weak links—promises that liad not been kept, and testimony that told nothing of an incriminating nature. He said that the acts of the Henningsen peo ple in connection with the Jenson company were entirely consistent as they owned $150,000 worth of Jensen stock and ,lt was not criminal for a man to protect his own holdings, as long as he did It lawfully and that the testimony for the government had not shown that lie, Henningsen, had done otherwise. He then went Into the matter of testimony of the witnesses Smith, Arnold and Small, and Bald that the Jury must take into consider ation the fact that Small and Arnold were hostile to the Henningsen peo ple because of controversies which arose while in their employ, and that the Henningsen people were not to blame for Smith, as manager of the Elkhorn Dairy and livestock company not making any money for eight years. In this connection he stated: "This government has failed miserably to bring witnesses and testimony before the court to show any semblance of guilt by the defendants. SAYS ITS ALL GUESSWORKS Then he asked why the government, after naming 173 firms in the Cream ery business In the northwest as hav ing been oppressed by the operations of the Henningsen people, had not pro duced a single consumer, producer or other person to testify that they had suffered In such a manner. Ho closed his talk by saying that the government had left everybody In the field of conjecture and guess, had unfairly and unsquarely tried to prove a case against the defendants, and in substance wanted the Henningsen's punished for thrift, success and pros perity. He closed with an appeal for acquittal at 11*45, after which the ' court took a recess until 1:15 p. m. DEATH. THOMPSON — Mary Elizabeth Thompson died Sunday nigMt at 9 o'clock at her home in South Boise. A husband and four /Children survive; a daughter in Iowa, one in Oklahoma, one at Star. Idaho, and a son at Portland, Ore. Funeral services will be held at the Second Presbyterian church, South Boise, at 10 o'clock Wednesday morn ing. Rev. W. G. Barnum officiating. In Russia bricks made of coal dust, combined with molasses and resin, are used for paving. THREE OF THE NEWEST SPRING HATS Ostrich Frondes Tria Blue Straw. Ostrich Ribbon Is the Now Trimming Tuscan Straw Bids for Popularity. ,£ js - The Three-Cornered Hat Is the Very Latest Model .HE one decisive note In spring millinery le the three-cornered hat. The tri corne, beloved of the "Little Cor poral," comes flrst In the heart of France, when thinking of the mili tant note In millinery. And how, indeed, could millinery escape this militant note, when even the dimes flow more freely Into tho organ-grinder's hat when he plays the "Marsfllaise"? Sometimes the upturned brim of these straw hats, although follow ing the line of the tricorne, are frequently only bicorne —two-cor nered—with one sharp angle at either side of the brim that turns flatly front and back. An interesting model of straw with a dark artillery red crown and black brim is a smart example of the two-toned hats which are made up in this shape. Often they o 11 LITTLE NEWS OF BOISE FORMER BOISE WOMAN DEAD. D. G. Farquhar, formerly connected with the Isis theater, has advised a Boise friend that he is now of the 318th company tank corps, stationed at La Pailly, France, having arrived In France on Oct. 30. He also states that Mrs. Farquhar, who will be remember ed by many, passed away during the same month with the influenza at Salt Lake. • _ MUSTERED OUT OF SERVICE. Harold H. Smith returned Sunday from Camp Lewis, having received his discharge. He went to Camp Lewis in July and in September was made cor poral in the 39th heavy field artillery. ' RECEIVING BID8. Councilman Stevens Is now receiving bids for the kalclmining work to be done in the city hall. GOOD AMOUNT RAISED. Fifty-one thousand dollars has been raised thus far for the relief of Ar menians, and it. Is expected that with the receipt of returns from all the dis tricts that $60,000 will be secured, ac cording to R. M. McCracken, state di rector for the relief fund. FINDS LOST CHILD. Finding & three-year-old baby wan dering around the interurban station Sunday and her parents no where In sight, Dean Driscoll took the child to the police station where she was re united shortly afterwards with her father, E. G. Archbold, living in the Patterson apartments. GETS COMMISSION. One of Boise's most popular young men, Harry A. Sewell, son of Joseph L. Sewell, has been commissioned an ensign in the United States navy. He is a graduate of Boise high school, and a former prominent athlete. By ANNE-fTE BRADSHAW are trimmed with a cockade, but more frequently they're edged with rows of tiny feathers that look like tho tender curling frondes of the youngest fern. An attratlve example of this feather trimming U found In the charming blue llsere straw on the right. The turned brim Is trimmed with several rows of ostrich "flues." This fringe of ostrich Is bound with blue grosgrain rib bon. This shape Is extremely youthful and presents an Ideal hat for the smart fuita of blue serge which will be featured In the spring fashions. Another method of utilizing os trich feathers in a way undreamed of In the day of the willow plume Is found In a bow of ostrich rib bon on the picturesque drooping shape of black Milan on the left. This ribbon Is made of ostrich feathers bound with satin. Even flowers are made of these ostrich WILL WELCOME BOYS. C. E. Wright, editor of the Mont pelier Examiner, has written to the Boise Commercial club that Mont pelier will welcome the boys* of the 116th engineers. He asked that Secre tary Hyatt wire him the approximate time they will arrive at Montpelier. SEEKS INFORMATION. John Roberts, of East Chicago, has written the Commercial club asking for Information regarding the Elmore Copper company, 35 miles northeast of Mountain Home. ONLY EIGHT ALARMS. February, while long on rain and snow, was short on fires. There were only eight alarms during the month, two of which were real fires. One caused $350 damqj;^, the other about $150 damage. RETURNS HOME. H. J. Cortner, of Hngerman, returned to his home today after spending a week here attending to business and seeing his new grandson at the home I h,: Cortner, a shorthorn breeder, attended the sales last week at the I. X. L. He was accompanied-home by Mrs. Cort ner, who has been here for the past eight months. NEW STENOGRAPHER. Miss Edna Crcssy has been appoint ed stenographer for the traffic de partment of the Commercial club. She assumed her duties this morning. Charley Olsen, well known wrestler, who formerly lived here, defeated Jack Burns at Pocatello Saturday night, March 1, In two straight falls. The first fall came In one hour with a toe hold, and the second in 25 minutes with a head scissors and hammerlock. CATHOLIC WOMEN'S LEAGUE HAS INTERESTING CONCLAVE The regular meeting of the Catholic Women's league was held Wednesday, February 26, at St. John's hall. Mrs. Hanley of the boys' and girls' com mittee gave a splendid report of the social and financial success of the re cent children's ivalentine party. The league is planning an entertainment on St. Patrick's day with Mrs. Cruzen as chairman. A flattering communi cation was read from Hirs. A. H. S. Bird, president of- the Catholic Wom en's league at Salt Lake, congratulat ing the league on théir sgMndld year book. After the business routine a fine program was enjoyed. Mrs. Nick Collins read a well prepared paper on the "Church in France." Mrs. Reilly Atkinson and Mrs. H. R. Neltzel gave most Interesting cur rent events. Miss Lenore Wagner's beautiful mezzo-soprano voice was heard to splendid advantage in "Spring's Awak ening." She graciously responded to an encore with "The Songs My Mother Used to Sing." Miss Monica Tyler was accompanist. The Misses tyler played two duets. The march from "The Ruins of Athens" and "Caprice Brilliant,'' by Beethoven, both were splendidly ten dered? The Dunning twins, daintily attired In pink tulle, charmingly danced the skirt dance and "Minuet" accompanied on the piano by Miss Catherine Rock. Delicious refresh ments were served. The hostesses were Mesdames Neltsel, Nelson, O'Malley, Misses Peters, Paynton, Per ry and Pickens. Many of the lamp standards on Lon don and Waterloo bridges are made from cannon captured by the British troops in the Napoleonic wars. The elder Dumas, In one phenomenal year, actually turned out volumes at the rate of one a week. ttondes which have the most deli cate and charming effect Imagin able. Revivals are always Interesting in fashions. Fashion must repeat It9elf ever so often in order to give ue the Bartorlal sensation of some thing dew. This year Tuscan straw hae been chosen as the "latest cry." The tawny tones of Tuscan straw seem to'clamor for the con trast of black velvet, so we often And this effective combination In hats designed for summer wear. A new "sun hat," so called be cause the gun's rays may pene trate each square opening of the latticed straw, Is made of yellow Tuscan braid. This Is the central hat of the trio. This model Is youthful and picturesque. The brim flares sharply on one side, where a large block velvet bow gives just the proper contrast to the yellow straw. 0I / nüston Ditch _____ „ „„ taken U P' The l » ard de <' id(?d t° «pp» Under fAPITOL Hü- V.DOME ARGUED AND SUBMITTED, The appeal in the case of drainage district No. 2 of Canyon county versus the Extension Ditch company, was argued and submitted in the supreme court today. RECOVERS FROM FLU. W. H. Thorpe, former state flsli and game warden, has recovered from severe attack of tho flu which he was taken down with shortly after leav ing office. LAND BOARD MEETING. The state land board met today and heard reports from Engineers Wilkia and Swcndsen with regard to the charge of $18,000 made in the matter of the Twin Falls-Salmon Riifcer project. The settlers claim the charge was made to maintenance when it should have been credited to construc tion. The matter was laid over to Tuesday as the reports were lncd-.i plete. The matter if the delivery of 000 inches of water for the Darlington company was also to the government for tension. a 90-day ex GOVERNOR 8IGNS 63. Governor Davis today signed senate bill 63 by the committee on hanks and banking, providing for the collection of taxes from banks prior to tho third Monday in December. OFF TO CONFERENCE. A. R. Freehafer and George E. Erb, members of the public utilities com Reading Advertisements Will Save Your Time The wise shopper keeps in touch with the advertisements of her fa vorite stores. When she sees announcements of goods in which she is interested, she knows right where to go to find them. She knows when they are put on sale. No time is lost in aimless looking and asking. Reading the adver tisements saves her time for other duties or pleasures. When parents decide to send a boy or girl away to school, they can not take the time togo and inspect a great number of schools from which to choose. They study the advertisements of schools and to the ones that seem to offer right conditions they write for catalogs. When a man decides to buy an automobile, he reads carefully the ad vertisements which tell about the different makes of cars and then he calls to see only those in which he is interested. He does not start out by hunting up the salesrooms and looking^at all the cars sold. These are only a few of the ways in which reading advertisements saves the time of readers. There are many others. Your daily newspaper is full of advertisements which are nojt only interesting but have some special message of benefit to you. Make a practice of reading them, and your money better spent. You will find your time saved I HMLG.KIMÏ Testing Association Figures Give Meridian Ddiryman First Honors; J. F. Bruins, Ustick, Wins Second; Many Fine Producers. Testing In the Boise Valley Cow Testing association during January shows that cattle owned In the asso ciation produced a large amount of butter fat during the rtionth. A total of 331 cows were tested. The highest producing cow in the association was a Holstein, Silver, owned »by L. G. Knight of Meridian This cow produced 67.6 pounds of but ter fat. The second highest cow was owned by J. F. Bruins of Ustick. This animal was a Jersey and produced 59.32 pounds of butter fat. In the association 12 cows have pro ducctLjnore than 50 pounds of butter fat each fçr the month. Tw-enty-two cows have produced more than 40 pounds of fat each for the month. There are eight milking machines in operation by members of the associa tion. t herd of 12 Holstein cows owned by H. H. Stlyers of Nampa produced 14,566.9 pounds of 3.62 per cent milk, or 512.75 pounds of butter fat during January. A herd of nine Jerseys owned by J. F. Bruins of Ustick pro duced 6039.7 pounds of 5.25 per cent milk, or .369.5 pounds of butter fat for the month. One herd Is producing butter fat at such a rate that hay priced at $27 a ton can be easily fed to them. There, are members of the association who have installed individual drinking cups who feel that this has been a means of keeping up their production during the flrst cold spell. mission, accompanied. by Leonard Way, rate expert, are in Portland at tending a conference with the com missions of Washington and Oregon relative to what action shall be taken with regard to the railroad adminis tration ignoring the commissions of the northwestern states, their orders and rulings. Miss Cheta Geary. Denver, and Miss Letitia Curtis, San Francisco, were the first American girls to enter Huningen, Alsace, with Red Cross workers after its evacuation by the Germans. Miss Gladys Ballard, sergeant of the Lafayette battalion of the women's police reserve In New York, Is a niece of David R. Francis, ambassador to Russia. The inventor of a safety razor feat ured by a roller claims the'latter gives the blade the correct motion and mas sages the face at the same time. Pimples and Skin Eruptions Danger Signs of Bad Blood It May Mean Eczema, Scrofula—The First Sign of Inherited Blood Disease. Pimples, scaly itching skin, rashes burning sensations and Scrofula de note with unfailing certainty a debili tated, weakened and impure state of the blood. Tho trouble may have been in your blood from birth, but no mat ter how you were infected, you must treat it through the blood. It is a blood disease. You must use S. S. S. the standard blood tonic for 50 years, if you expect certain relief. For puri fying the system, nothing is equal to it. The action of S. S. S. is to cleanse Hi IM Look at Tongiie! Remove Poi sons From Stomach, Liver and Bowels. Accept "California" Syrup of Figs only—'look for the name California on the package, then you are sure your child is having the best and most harmless laxative or physic for the lit tle stomach, liver and bowels. Children love Its delicious fruity taste. Full directions for child's dose on each bot tle. Give it without fear.— Adv. ANNOUNCEMENTS The home nursing course of the Red Cross will resume Its classes Monday, March 3, at 7:30 p. m., room $09 In Boise City National Bank building. The Ladies of the G. A. R. have changed the date of their old-time dance to Thursday evening, March 6, at G. A. R. hall. i The Patriotic Knitting club will meet at the hotnp of Mrs. Dodge, 1716 North Fourteenth street, Tuesday af ternoon, March 4. A large attendance is desired as matters of Importance will be brought up. The Neighbors of Woodcraft will unite with other fraternal orders In giving a social dance at Odd Fellows temple Wednesday evening, March 5. The proceeds will be used to purchase a phonograph for 4he hall. Members should issue invitations and also at tend themselves. The Ladles of the Maccabees will meet Tuesday afternoon In Odd Fel« lows hall ät 2 o'clock. A series of revival meetings will start this evening at the Nazarine church, corner of Franklin and Fif tenth streets. The services will start at 7:30 o'clock. - . INCOME TAX REPORTS. The expert accountants, Clarence Van Deusen and assistants, will be In their office. Room 445 Yates building, Tuesday. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, March 4 to 7, Inclusive, from 1 to 6 p. m.; also evenings from 7 to 10 p. m., March 4 to March IS, for the purpose of assisting Individuals and corporations In making their returns. We have made a study of the latest revenue bill and are in position to give efficient and accurate service In this connection. Adv. M4 the blood. It soaks through the sys tem direct to the seat of the trouble—• acting as an antidote to neutralize the blood poisons. It revitalizes the red blood corpuscles, increases the flow so that the blood can properly perform its physical work. The dull sluggish feeling leaves you—the complexion clears up. Even long standing cases respond promptly. But you must take S. s. S. Drugs and substitutes won't do. Get S. S. S. from your druggist. If yours Is a special case and you need expect advice, write to Medical Ad viser, 444 Swift Laboratory, Atlanta, Ga.—Adv.