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IFFIIRS FOB LOST IMOTUM GONFEREHCE WITH CHIEF EXECUTIVE State, Counties and Highway Districts Far Ahead of Federol Aid Allotment for Idaho in Work Undertaken and in Pros pect, Commissioner Hall Reports—Banks Reflect Prosper ous Condition of State on Eve of Great Crop Movement— Other Officials Have Optimistic Outlook on Conditions. Tfio reffulpr monthly mectinp of the governor's cabinet was held this af ternoon at i! o'clock, and reports were rec*elved by Governor Davis from all the cabinet officers on the work of their departments for August and up to Sept. 10. Many important matters of state were dismissed by the offi cials. and suggestions were exchanged i on questions of executive procedure, i HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION. ly Project statements covering pro posed' construction on 158 miles of; state highway which it Is estimated ( will cost more than $3.000.000, were i a completed during August and up to > Kept. 10, W. J. Hall. public works commissioner, reported. The state is far ahend of its federal aid allotment in road building, his report showed. The detailed projects referred to in the report were; Latah county, between end of tlm constructed road in Ne 7. Perce county and Moscow, 22.4 miles. $306,815. Bonner county, between Cocola lia and Pack river crossing. 22.5 miles. $225,480. Boundary county, between Bonners Ferry and Bonner county line. 18 miles $184.608.50. Kootenai county, between Hnr»*ison and Wolfe Lodge, 2S miles, $507.500. Twin Calls county, between Cassia county and Buhl highway district. 27 miles. $364.290; between cast and west Une If Buhl highway district. 14.7 miles. $136,079.51; between Buhl and Twin Falls, 8.82 miles. $279.621.76. Payette county, between New Ply mouth «and Payette. 17 miles, $204.673. 85. section of the stuf, ihr» report shows, and many importa mi'cy-s are nearing completion. In ihe Boise dis trict. road plans for projects covering construction from .Mountain Home, to Glenns Ferry and Bliss, are about completed. No construction work or surveying is under way in Ada county, but maintenance work was done dur ing the month on the gravel road be tween Poise anti Canyon rounty line. A truck and several men have be n do ing maintenance work on the Idaho Pacific highway, between C !d\ dl and the Payette county fine. ••Maintenance of state roads Is n se rious problem on account ............ attempt in g well and is r , s e the small maintain about 396 miles of earth road, and about 150 miles of gravel surfaced roads with a fund of $68.00«. As a great part of this mileage really needs to be reconstructed, the money avail able is totally inadequate." FEDERAL AID FUNDS. j Federal aid funds of more than $15. OftO.OOO should be made available by ; the federal government for use In Ids»- 1 bo if the CnitoJ »Stir.es agricultural. department expects to co-operate "50- ; f *0 ' with the state, counties and high- ' way districts up to the end of 1920 ! In road building under the federal aid road act. the report shows. Bonds to tallng $11.000,000 had already been is- ] sued by counties and highway dis- ! tricts up to the time the report was j completed, and by the end of the year. 1 counting in the state appropriation of' $), 850.00» for the biennium more than $15,000.000 will be available for mail , work in Idaho. However, federal road aid funds available in Idaho for the years 1917 to 1921 are only $3,360.188. Bond buyers, in the opinion of g. E. Howerman, finance commissioner, "ex- | pressed mildly." have been taking ad vantage of county commissioners who do not understand the laws covering bond sales. "As an illustration, in one county." lys Bo we rni an's report, "an attorney fee of $ 6,000 was charged by the pur" chaser of the bonds, and from coinpu-i tation made with the information at l and. It would appear that about $1,600 of accrued interest on the bonds was| no* settled for, thus making an actual oxpense to that county of $7,600. Sn far no satisfactory explanation ha« been made.'' SOLDIERS HOME BUILDING. The new Soldiers' Home building will be ready for occupancy by Decern her 20, this year, J. K. White, public welfare commissioner, reported. If price« continue to advance, the main tenance appropriation for the north Idaho Insane asylum will be lnade quote, Mr. White announced. Up toi Sept. 1, or In eight months, »35,288 had been expended, leaving $46.361 for the remainder of the biennium. Through Commissioner White the superintend ent of the Nampa sanitarium recom mended that applicants for licenses to practice dentistry be required to dem onetrate their qualifications by giving practical demonstrations with patients at the Institution as subjects. LAW ENFORCEMENT. It will require the attention of a capable man for the next two years to complete the work of correcting all dams and Irrigation canals without fish ladders and screens, Otto M. Jones, state game warden, declared In a report to Robert O. Jones, law en - forcement commissioner, which was filed with the cabinet. "The work of the bureau of constat) ulary. as usual, has covered a wide range of activities," Commissioner Jones reported. "There was a large number of investigations relative to automobile license tax evasions; sev | feral' stills were discovered and their operators arrested; special work was I Gog*, at the state institution at Lava riot Springs; the I. W. W. agitation la the northern part of the «Ute has received attention; a range war be een cattle and sheepmen in Custer, i said. i ' Wheat conditions are holding firm ly to the previous estimates of ooo.onn bushels, barley 7.000,000 bush els. and potatoes 3.885.000 bushels.' ( said Miles Gannon agricultural corn i tnissioner. in his report. "The hay county, tn which one man wan shot.. , was checked; and In many other wr this bureau has made itself a useful j part of our state government." The bureau of license has launched a campaign to place Idaho dental li censes on a better professional plane ! than they have at present. Mr. Jones 17, > •rop is reported at 1.569,000 tons, which is about 500,000 tons less thnn last! that the farm* "It is safe to note that the farm* j and ranges of Idaho this year will pro duce worth more than $100.000.900.' INSPECTION INCREASES PRICES Inspection of farm products by agricultural department appears have increased prices paid the pro ducer from 20 to 30 per cent. Cannon claimed. 'He called attention j in his report to the inadequacy of il transportation in southern Idaho, and said that with the prospect of early development of thousands of acres [ more of lands the problem. Is bound to j become even more serious. Agricultu ral tonnage has been increasing every year for tlie last eight years in south ern Idaho, but transportation facilities ; )inv<* nut been increased at all. be said. Co-operating with the immigration dt i>;. ■ trnent, advertising for tlie* Gem ; ir isation district sale of slate lands tomorrow has been placed by the Cnli. I Pacific and the Oregon Short I I inf* in every one of their stations t\> I I ; I i :-:s loner (>. H. Barber announced, Farm loans of practically $300,000 ni » being favorably considered by the! state department of public invest meats. Commissioner C. F. Rimer in-| formed the cabinet. Investments public endowment funds under control of Mr. Rimer's department on Aug. 31. this year, totaled $10,651,579, be r ported. ported. BANK DEPOSITS INCREASE. .lay Gibson, commissioner of com- 1 niptvp and industry, reported that de- j posits in state bankks are on the in crease over the state, and that there | 'seems to be enough money to finance pa ana nupert are receiving his atien tion. A representative of the insurance fund, which is under Gibson's department. during last I month sold new business amounting to! $694.13. made audits and adjustments! i that brought in $2,885,72 and made col j lection from delinquents totalling I $1.906.84 at a profit to the state of ; $6,224.66. after $262.03 was deducted! 1 for expense. From reports submitted and also! ; from the attitude of «nil firms and in-; ' dividual« carrying this insurance, ! personally believe that the Insurant | fund Is in. line to become the largest! [department under control of the state,' ] Mr. Gibson said. "It would, therefore, ! he well to arrange to keep permaently I j such a field representative, adding to! 1 the force as the business warrants.' -« ♦> ---- POFIIR ÏY AI FNF UAQ , WCÜR U MLtniC: I1HO ( ! | LIFE SAVING CORPS! A life Having corps has been recently organized at Coeur d'Alene, the head quarters of the Kootenai county. Idaho, chapter. Dr. Drenna. chairman first aid work In the chapter is pr dent of the corps. It has been proposed to organize a woman's auxiliary corps, admitting women on the same basis as prepare swimmers for summer bath ing in the lake. ,nen - , * ake l ' oeur d'Alene is renowned fo1 ' U * sil,latlon as a bathing resort, Thp 1,each ,s a mlle lo »R- ' J 'he town I llu thorlttes are planning to build on the bplll ' h a h° o1 lo be °P pI > ,he ! year ■' ,roimd - Thls wll > malrp it pos Bible for the life saving corps to,con tl n,| e throughout the winter and (o I I j ' j i ! j j 1 I ' ] ' j I i i ; ! 1 ! j j 1 : i Clear your complexion completely with | Resinol ^Soap If you find yourself " left out" because of a poor skin, and want a clear, fresh complexion, use Retinol Soap at least once a day. Wash thoroughly with a warm, creamy lather of it, then rinse the face with plenty of cold water. It does not often take many days of such regular care with Resinoi Soap to -show an im provement. In severe cases, ■ little Resinol Ointment should be u«ed at first. All drbfftttt sell Resinol Soâp *ftd OintraénL g | il [ j ; J ; i| I jl | I | 1 j | I I I Fair Visitors Welcome THE TWO ATTRACTIONS IDAHO STATE FAIR New Y ork Store The progressiveness of the State of Idaho is depend» ent upon those who are actively engaged in production, ranchers, stockmen, fruit men, mining men—-and they in turn, to succeed, must be right up to the minute on im proved means of production—therefore, the State rair of Idaho—to assemble those interested in the various branches for the exchange of ideas, comparison of pro ducts, improvement of their grades when possible and to broaden their scope of operation. This naturally brings forth the highest example ot merit from every producer and competitive exhibits are capably judged by highly efficient men. Their Watchword — BETTER PRODUCTS The New York Store through its method of buying and paying spot cash secures the very best grade of mer chandise from all parts of the country—these goods un dergo as rigid an inspection as any judge of livestock would give an animal and if the price is right, we close with them. BETTER BUYING—Is Our Watchword We buy complete stocks at prices less than market <x««u paoo the merchandise on to you for your judg ment. Needless to say—your dollar buys as much at the NçW York St©**® today ao it ever did-good goods but SO much less than you would ordinarily pay. Save By Buying Now—Prices Are Going Higher They cannot help it. The demand for clothing and shoes far exceeds their production and with a shortage of materials and labor there is no question but what prices will go higher during the fall and winter. Anticipate your needs for the coming fall and winter and BUY NOW. You will positively be money in pocket. Culder weather demands warmer garments. A good (sweater is sensible. Our good buy makes it possible for us to sell these well made Sweat ers, with (wo pockets, rolled collar, made up in dark Oxford. CA and khaki colors...... vttwv and up Men s Jumbo Sweaters—These are good wool sweaters, strongly made lo stand bard wear; in old limes these were worth more, almost unbe lievable, but abso- ÔÆ Aff 42Q Qff lutely true. Prices y itvtf to Best lines of Mackinaws. They are so warm, but not so bunglesome; just the tiling for the outside man; of good material and well made; they are great values. Call and look them over. Regulation Leather Army Vests—These vests are made of good leather, lined with all wool khaki cloth; best outdoor garment made. We have sold many of them since their arrival. A look means a buy; all sizes. Price.................... Flannel Shirts These shirts are made to stand hard wear; made up roomy, and of good qual ity; our way of buying enables us to sell them almost as cheap as cotton work shirts are sold elsewhere. Prices $1.45 and up $5.95 Wool Army Blankets These are regulation army blankets. It's blanket time; it's buying time. Buy here and save. They ~ are going too- at............ ii s miving $4.95 Shoes! Shoes! Our shoes are sold as our other goods, at propor tion t e 1 y low prices. Our new bought stocks have arrived and we are stocked with the best selling lines such as N e 111 e t o n, Florsheim, Edwin Clapp, Emerson, O 'D o n e 11, the Crawford shoe, Walkeasy, and original Chippewa, and many others. If you walk in with a grouch you will walk out with a smile as our prices are surprisingly low and om îmes so good. Let us fit your feet and your pocket book. Overcoats Overcoats— Both stylish and conservative; a big line many patterns to select from; qual ity talks. Prices $12.50, $17.50 $25.00 Boys* Pants Boys' All Wool Blue Serge Pants—These pants are just the thing for the school boy; sizes from age 6 to 19 years. One pair, sells two pair. Our way of selling..... $1.75 Hats! Hats! We just received a big line of lat est creations; best lines; best styles. Our way ISA of pricing. . up G loves Our special Leather Gauntlet Gloves. We made a good buy. You make a good buy. A big value....... ItfV Union Suits Men s good fleece lined Union Suits. These are warm and comfortable; a real value. $1 SO right s Wool Union Suits. A Wright garment is a right garment. Wright s Union Suits are good $20 AC fitting garments and wear well. Price. . . . $U»v9 Compsrs our goods snd priess with othsr stores. Thsy toll the story and you will suroly buy now as ws ssvs you monsy on ovary item. The New York Store buhl With tho Old Prieo Way—Just as Good but ao Much Loto BIB MAIN BT. WALLA WALLA You'll approve of tho Now York 8tore Way of saving you money by buying good mor ehandiaa right and aalling It tho tame way.