Action Taken on Recommenda
tion of Governor
M. C. Stott—Will Head De- j
partment Under New Law.
Senator I. IT. Nash was today elect
ed state land commissioner to take
charge of the land department. Ho
will tako up his new duties Immedi
ately. When the reorganization law
goes Into effect governing the land
board and land department Commis
sioner Nash will be the commissioner.
The land board took this action on
recommendation of Governor Davis.
It is likely that C. A. Elmer, present
register of the land board, will he
named chief clerk In the land depart
ment when the new law goes Into ef
Senator Nash succeeds M. C. Stott,
former acting commissioner who was
appointed by the land board some time
ago. Stott, who Is a Democrat, held
over under the new , administration
Commissioner Whiffin was in charge
beford he took office. Whit'fin suc
ceeded I. A. Smott.
The land board transacted a large
amount of routine business.
High School Notes
DISCUSS THE ANNUAL.
The annual staff of the Courier, the
Boise high school paper, met this af
fce moon In the rest room of the school,
and talked over the prospects of this
year's annua). All members of the
staff were urged to commence work at
once on their departments, us it is
hoped to have the. paper out earlier
than usual this year.
FORM ENGINEERS' CLUB.
Students of the Boise high school In
terested in the organization of the
"Engineers' club" met a short while
during the fourth period Tuesday af
ternoon. Mr. Freer, a member of the
faculty directing tire formation of such
an organization, had charge of the
It was decided that a committee
should be appointed to arrange for and
draw up a constitution for the club.
Those on this committee are. John
Hoover, chairman, William Carpenter,
Sidney Cross, and Walter York. About
45 were present at the meeting. The
membership of the club will be limit
ed to juniors and seniors.
HA TLX—Mrs. Amanda Hahn, aged
€7 years, one of the beloved pioneer
women of the Boise valley, died Tues
day afternoon at a Boise hospital
after a lingering illness. She in sur
vived by her husband, Joseph Hahn of
Seattle, one daughter, Mrs. E. H.
Pea si-y of Boise, a son, Joseph W.
Butler of Bend, Ore. Mrs. Hahn had
made her home in the Boise valley
for more than 50 years. She was a
member of Unity Rebekah lodge, No.
8. I. O. O. F.; Ada Circle, No. 150,
Women of Woodcraft, and the Wom
en's Relt£T Corps. The funeral will
be held at the Schrieber & Sidenfaden
chapel Thursday afternoon at 3
o'clock. Hev. H. J. Reynolds, pastor
of the Christian church, of which
Mrs. Hahn was a member, will offi
ciate. The orders of which she was a
member will attend the services in a
body. Burial will be in Morris Hill
cemetery and two special funeral cars
will be provided. Friends wishing to
view the remains may do so between
10 a. m/ and 2:30 Thursday, as the
casket is to be closed before the serv
ice. Mrs. Hahn made the request that
no flowers be sent to her funeral.
The Neighbors of Woodcraft will
lew all day for the Red Cross at the
The Green Meadow P. T. A. will
hold a social at the home of Airs. H.
E. Neal Thursday afternoon at 2
The Willing Workers of the Luther
an church wiy meet Thursday at 2:30
at the home of Mrs. Westby, 1316
North Twenty-first Btreet.
The annual meeting of Pierce Park
and Collister Presbyterian churches
will be held Thursday night in the
Collister chapel at 7 o'clock.
RED CROSS OFFICIAL.
Burle D. Bramhall. director of camp
service for the Red Cross of the north
west division, with headquarters at
Seattle, ls in Boise looking up labor
conditions to ascertain the needs of
returned soldiers and sailors. He an
nounces that he finds In Boise re
turned soldiers and sailors are gener
ally, being taken back into their for
mer positions, and not many are out
of work and not able to find it. He
Is boosting the old clothes drive and
BOISE to WEISER
Every Day But Sunday
LEAVE BOISE 3 P. M.
Ontario, Payette, Weiser
SAME A8 RAILROAD FARE
FOUR 'HOUR 8CHEDULE (TO WEI8ER)
WEI8ER OFFICE, WASHINGTON HOTEL
Offloo 112 N. 12th 8L Phone No. 2.
WILL TOUR 8TATE.
In order to lend their support to
the coming' fifth Liberty loan drive,
the Idaho veteran drum corps, com
posed of. Civil war and other war
veterans, will make a tour of the state
under the auspices of tlic state loan
committee. The men arc fine musi
cian8 > and would assist materially in
the campa ; gn W ith their stirring mu
TO PLAY AT CALDWELL,
The Up-to-Date basketball team of
Boise went to Caldwell today and will
engage the fast aggregation from the
College of Idaho In combat on the col
lege floor Wednesday night. Both
teams are very fast, and the game will
be a speedy one nil the way. Other
games will be arranged to keep the
Up-to-Date team busy around home
for some time.
Mrs. Cora Bsterberg, «15 South
Seventh street, who has been at the
point of death for weeks from an at
tack of Spanish influenza mid pneu
monia, at St. Alphonsus hospital, is
recovering slowly, and is now believed
to be out of danger. Mrs. Esterberg'^
husband, A. K. Esterberg, la with the
army of occupation In Germany, en
listing in July, 1917.
TO FINISH SOON.
Attaches who have been busily en
gaged in closing up the clerical end of
tho legislative session will finish their
labors Wednesday or Thursday, ac
cording to Dave Burrell, chief clerk,
and the fifteenth legislative session
will pass into the beyond.
The Loyal Order of Moose, a fra
ternal benefit organization is making
a campaign for new members, and al
ready many have been addded to the
roster of the organization. This Is
the lodge vvhlch owns and opei-atcs
"Mooseheart,'' a school for children, In
Colorado. F. P. Treloar, 919 Main
street, is in charge of the drive.
MAY SPEAK FOR LOAN.
Idaho's entire congressional delega
tion may speak in behalf of the fifth
liberty loan in Idaho. Montie B. Gwinn,
state chairman, received a telegram
from Congressman Addison T.
Smith, announcing that he and Burton
L. French were leaving for Europe, but
hoped to return and get to Idaho in
time to boost the sale of liberty bonds.
A telegram lias been sent to Senator
Borah asking him to speak and he is
due to be in Idaho next month, it is
announced. Senator Nugent is in Boise
and will give his aid in putting the
Building permits vvero Issued
to Frank Montgomery to remodel
a building at 805 Bannock street, cost
$300; Lillian Eichelberger to construct
a coal shed at 1411 North Twenty
third street, cost $100, and the Idaho
Hardware & Plumbing company to re
pair a building at Seventh and Broad
streets, at a cost ol' $150.
There Is a fine exhibit of war relics
In a Main street store window, com
prising helmets used by tho Hubs,
one pound, three inch and five inch
shell and shrapnel, hand grenades, a
cane made of empty• cartridges, first
aid packs, U, S. A. haversack and
mess tins, canteen and pictures. The
property Is loaned by overseas men,
who secured tho relics In France.
Flower beds on the depot lawn have
been raised and sodded, all ready for
spring planting, while a strip of sod
some 36 ( Inches wide lias been cut
away from fhe outside edges of the
lawn all the way around the plat. This
will be used for solid masses of col
Ray Edwin Mabee of Sweet and
Trella May Mcrvin of Eagle were mar
ried at 8 o'clock Monday night by
Rev. R. B. Wright at the home of
Harry Redeker, 1214 North Sixteenth
LECTURE AT STAR AND EAGLE.
Field Secretary M. S. Parker of the
I<laho Anti-Tuberculosis association, is
to give an Illustrated lecture at Star on
Thursday evening and at Eagle on
Friday evening of this week and the
meeting In each place will begin at
7:30 o'clock. No admission is to be
charged and everybody ls invited to
W. C. T. U. INSTITUTE.
The W. C. T. U. of Ada county will
hold an all day Institute Thursday at
the Presbyterian church. The meeting
will open at 30 a. m., with a devotional
led by Mrs. H. M. Kirby, followed
by five minute reports of local presi
dents and a preliminary qulzz on,
"Our National Papers," is the title of
an address to be give*» by tho state
president at 11:45. Luncheon will be
BE II CUSS»
Big Boy From Los Angeles Is
Best Man liver Seen on Mat
in This Section—A Wonder
With His Leg Work.
That the match at the Pinney
theater Thursday night is going to be
regular whale of an afTair was dem
onstrated Tuesday evening by the
great cfl8e W | th w h tP h Nick Da Court
disposed of various huskies in an ex
hibitlon of his skill and wares at the
gym of "Nifty Nick" Collins.
De Court has a pair of legs that he
seems able to do anything he wishes
with. Time after time Dc Court, ap
parently stumbling around Ills oppo
nent. would shift his feet like a flash,
and quicker than the eye could get the
movement, woidd have 'tother feller
wrapped up in a scissors hold. Then
it would be all over for one In the
embrace of the beautifully moulded,
Herculean strong limbs of the Los
Angeles lad. Take it all in all. De
court Is without doubt one of the fast
est wrestlers who has ever appeared
In Boise, Sanlel not excluded. The
men are probably the most evenly
matched as regards strength, skill, ex
perience and knowledge of any pair
who have ever been seen In the Gem
state In a wrestling contest.
The evening's festivities the night
of March 20 will start off with a spir
ited wrestling contest between Chet
Camp, the local whirlwind, and A. P.
Gibson, of Nyssn, a well known east
Then will come the big affair of the
evening when a certain Individual who
believes he has an iron jaw Is due to
receive a. rude jolt—both to his talking
machinery and his feelings. "Kid
Ketchell," a new comer from Igloo,
Lapland, who holds the slugging cham
jponship of his section, will go six
rounds with "Virginia Kid."
The main event will then be staged.
After the first fall "Young Sharkey"
and "Battling Hooblng" from Fort Lo
gan, Colo., will tangle in a speedy, five
round slugging contest. The second
period in. the main event will then go
The preliminaries are evenly
matched, and will be excellent. A1
Tompkins' orchestra will Jazz during
the evening, while either the clever
team of Livre and Bakon or the "Mu
sical Morgans" will do a sketch.
prayer will be led by Mrs., E. White.
The speakers for the afternoon are:
Rev. R. M. Donaldson. Mrs. J. H. Bar
ton, on "Americanization." and Mrs.
H. J. Roan on "W. C. T. LL In Japan."
A rending will be given by Mrs. H.
Kincaid and Dr. Emma* Drake will
close with an address entitled, "Sound
Sergeant Linneous C. Bope, a mem
ber of the Boise fire department, who
enlisted in the motor transport corps
through the Boise recruiting office,
returned home Monday. Sergeant
Bope was found to be. such a fine in
structor at Camp Joseph Johnston,
Jacksonville, Fla., that he was kept
at that work there, and did not real
ize his ambition to get across for a
whack at Fritz.
Building permits were Issued Wed
nesday morning to Marvin Stevens to
remodel and repair a brick building
at 217 South Seventh at a cost of $550,
and F. T. Olds to remodel a frame
hullding at 909 North Ninth at a cost
A BIG NIGHT.
Returned soldiers, sailors and
linos will be entertained free at a
THE NEW BIG-SIX
Beautiful in Design
The power-resources of the New Seven-Paneu
ger Six are as notable ai the beautiful bevel
edge body which so distinguishes its appearance.
Its great motor provides two distinct power
ranges—a "touring range" for ordinary driving;
an "emergency range" for extra speed or power.
Yet with all it* ability, thia car ia economical;
for, the motor pre-heats its fuel and gate the
utmoet out of it.
Notice, too, the fine-quality equipment. The
silver-faced Warner speedometer, Waltham
dock, extension tonneau light and other high
class conveniences are good examples.
Come in end see this sew car.
CRANSTON & CO.
1OTH AND FRONT STS.
smoker at the Boise Commercial club
Wednesday evening, March 1». There
will bo an Instrumental and vocal mu
sical entertainment, and Nick Collins
will stage an athletic carnival In
which Nick De Court, ' champion*
heavyweight wrestler of the Pacific
coast, and Ad S&ntel, champion light
heavyweight wrestler of the world,
Roise s Commercial club gets many
strange requests by mail, but a new
one came in Wednesday morning. A
man wrote In and asked that Secre
tary Hyatt get him an Income tax
blank add send it at once, so that he
could pay Uncle Sam what he owed
GIVEN IN LEMP CASE!
Judgment Rendered for Plain- j
tiffs in Third Judicial District :
Oonrt Set Aside by Supreme j
The supreme court handed down
three companion decisions today in
the cast s of John J. Blake, Florence
B. Coughlin and Maurice H. Kundy
versus Herbert Lemp, executor of the j
last will of John Lemp, deceased. All
three actions represent an effort to
recover money paid on contract for
the purchase of real estate. Judge
Charles P. McCarthy of the Third
judicial district court, rendered judg
ment for the plaintiffs. In each In
stance the findings of the lower court
Chief Justice W. M. Morgan wrote
the decisions. In his findings his as
sociates on the bench. Justices Budge
and Rice, concur. The court holds all
claims against the estates of deceased
persons arising from contracts, wheth
er the same be due, not due or con
tingent, must be presented within the
time limited in the notice to creditors,
and any claim not so presented Is
barred. Real estate Is Involved In the
James Youren came down from Plac
erville today for medical treatment gnd
is stopping at the Oxford.
Harold Brown and George Goens are
business visitors here from King Hill.
Miss Gladys Abendroth left today for
Moscow, to join her father, who is
drill master at the University of Idaho.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Waul, who have
been visiting in Boise for some time,
left today on their return trip to Ok
Mrs. D. M. Hamilton and son have
gone to Minneapolis on a visit of sev
Mrs. M. Stewart left today for Los
Angeles, where she will visit for some
Mr. and Mrs. Joel Priest have gone
to California for a'k sojourn of two
Samuel E. Jones has gone to Pitts
burgh, Pa., on a business trip.
Mrs. H. M. Wendell left today for
Chicago on a visit.
Mrs. Guy M, Reid and child have
gone to Ottumwa, Iowa, on an extended
Mrs. J. R. Hutchinson of Miles City,
Mont., was a Boise arrival this morn
J. A. Fry Is in the city from Horse
shoe Bend on a business visit of sev
Mrs. John T. Weller of Cambridge
j, s a gu0Bt at the Bristol,
j F ran k E. Seeley and O. A. Walling
wpre Uolne visitors today from Pay
i Mrs. M. R. Jenkins of Grand View
! is a shopper In Boise today.
| Mrs. Alary Buckley, who has been
Ma-jvisiting pioneer friends in Boise for a
number of weeks, left today on her
What a change (or a young fellow from the regula
tion to the Waist Seam!
Dandy new patterns in all shades and blue coming in
by nearly every express and my, how the boys grab
Those New Eclipse Shirts
Are here. Some fine patterns, $1.50 principally. Oth
ers at $2.00 to $5.00.
ONE PRICE CLOTHIER
NINTH AND MAIN
return trip to Seattle.
Mrs. Gilman G. Brown of Hailey is
visiting friends for a short time.
Mr. and Mrs. M. Vinson and Mrs.
Blanche Whitson are up .from Grand
View, guests at the Idanha.
L. C. Eisenhart and C. Calvin Gard
ner are down from Silver City spend
WEEK END SPECIAL
Sale of Bungalow Aprons
Commencing Thursday and continuing Friday and Saturday .
Extra large, extra well made, not just aprons but really ^aprons
out of the ordinary. Made of best grades of gingham, cut extra
large, nicely trimmed and selling at less than the price of materials.
These aprons are the equal of any $2.50 aprons shown anywhere.
They come in three different styles and a big variety of pretty pat
terns. Pick them out the next three days. Choice
You should have two
or throo at this price.
REALLY VERY QOO»
APRON VALUES ~
ing a few days at the Grand.
Senator Elmer Davis and Mrs. C. R.
Davis are over from Horseshoe Bend.
They are guests at the Idanha.
R. B. Scatterday was among the Can
yon county visitors In Boise today.^
James H. Bobb and C. E. Stewart*arc
transacting business In the city.
enme up from Fruitland Tuesday night.
| Mrs. Guy B. Dayton of Emmett la
\ shopping and visiting friends In Boise.
i Robert J. Dean, of Covina. Cal., is
j visiting his brother, M. N. Dean, of
! 1314 North Eighteenth street.
\ Wlllianj Kingston! Is a Boise Visitor
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