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f BREVITIES OF CITY, STATE AND NATION A company with an authorized capi tal of fifteen million dollars has been organized at Nampa to operate the Demming mines in Owyhee county. Born: At Vancouver, B. C., Dec. 7, to Mr .and Mrs. Herbert O. Alden, an eight-pound daughter. Six liVes were lost in the burning of the Interocean hotel at Cheyenne, Wyo., last Sunday. James White, an employe in the Jog ging camp of the Boise Payette Lum ber company was killed last Monday by a falling tree. William H. Puckett, a prominent at torney of Boise, died at his home in this city last Monday. The county has a force of men at work resurfacing the county road be tween Eagle and Star with sand and gravel which will be a much needed improvement. The first section of the trains bring ing the second Idaho national guard home is expected to be in Boise some time tomorrow. Congress will adjourn for the holi days on Dec. 22, and meet again on the second of January. An ordinance is before the city council which will require all persons who operate automobiles to have a license after having had an examina tion as to their ability todo so and show that they have a good moral character. A movement is on foot to consoli date the four state fish hatcheries and have only two. The state game war den believes that a great saving may be made by so doing. W. H. Savage has been appointed referee in bankruptcy by Judge Diet rich for another term of, two years. Work is in progress at the Boise barracks to prepare them for the re ception of the second Idaho regiment upon its return to this city. M. C. Stott, chairman of the Ada county Decomcratic central committee has been slated for the position of register of the state land hoard. * The county commissioners of the various counties of the state were in session in Boise this week. They met for the purpose of discussing the need of new legislation governing the office which they represent. It is expected that I. A. Smoot, of St. Anthony, will be appointed as state land commissioner by the new state land board. A man by the name of Frank A. Palmer has been arrested, in Boston for selling stock in a coq^iany called the Golden Star Mining Co., with mines near Boise. He no doubt is using an old geological map which shows a mine by that name but which has been abandoned for many years. The county commissioners of the different counties in the state at their meeting in this city have recommend ed the calling of a constitutional con vention for the purpose of remodeling tj»e state constitution. The Boise Payette Lumber company has purchased 18 lumber yards from the Idaho Lumber Co., at a price re ported at one million dollars. A bill has pasted the United States senate authorizing the president to ap point 20 additional district judges to assist those who are behind with their work and to take the place of those who have become incapacitated with power to place such upon the retired list. He can enforce the retirement of all judges over the age of 70 years*. A plan is now on foot by the news papers of the country to organize a strong company to build paper mills for the phrpose of making print paper to combat the print paper trust which has nearly doubled the price of that article during the past year. Upon his return by train from Port land last week, Herbert Lemp inad vertantly left bis pocket book and other valuables in his berth while he went to breakfast, and upon his return they were missing. Now his wife ourns the loss ot a valuable diamond ring which he had purchased for her. and Herb the loss of his pocket book and its cotcnnts. A dwelling house on South Seven teenth street was raided under a search warrant on Tuesday and Wil liam and Walter Bishop were arrested for having liquor in their posession. Deep snows are already recorded in the mountains which will supply an abundance of water for irrigation pur poses next season. By virtue of being the judge who holds the shortest term, Judge Alfred Budge will automatically become chie( justice of the supreme court oh the first of January. The west bound train on the Short Line was wrecked near Glenns Ferry last Sunday night by a collission with two box cars on a siding. No one was killed but several passengers received severe injuries and all were badly shaken up. Citizenship papers were granted to seven applciants in the United States distirct court last Monday/ Several applications were held over until the applicants became more familiar with our form of government. It was a pleasing tribute which the Salvation Army paid to a lowly wo man last Mbnday when, in full regalia nad headed by the Army band, they followed the remains of Mrs. Malvina V. March to her last resting place in Morris Hill cemetery. The railroads entering Seattle have placed a nembargo on the shipment of all goods except food stuffs destined for all points east of Minnesota and will continue the same for at least ten days and until the congestion of freight east of that point has been re laxed. FORGOTTEN (By "Brad.") I saw it there in the fading light, as the day had begun to wane, a sweet little face with wishful eyes, looking out through a broken pane. Looking out through the mist of the gathering night at the crowd that hurried by; and I knew the wish of that longing heart, and the dream in that tear dhntned eyf. 4444444444444*5~5~5~5**M *****************4^4-********************** 444 One More Week Only • • RE-ORGANIZATION SALE : ! . . * ♦ 4 • a DON'T OVERLOOK THIS LAST CHANCE TO BUY FURNITURE AND RUGS CHEAP. Wash Machines Buffets Rugs Rugs • • Speedy, price — regular » $13.50, sale .... $7.95 Fumed oak, heavy plate mir ror, wax finish, regular $32.50, sale price .... . . "9x12 size, Axminister, regular $30, sale price_ 9x12 size, Axminister, regular $35, sale price ..... 9x12 size, Welt on, regular $37,50 ..." $28.95 9x12 Wool Fiber, regular $10, $6.95 9x12 Wool Art Rugs, regular $14, sale price < ..$21.95 -$26.95 « .. Sunny Monday, regular $15.00, sale price Fumed oak, quartered oak, plate mirror, regular $20, sale price .. ... $26.95 $11.39 ....$17.50 Hardware sale price Bed Springs < • sale price No. 3 tubs - No. 2 tubs .. No. 1 tubs .. .. $1.00 . 90c — 85c Axes, saws, graniteware, por celain, etc. All marked down to the lowest figure. < The Wonder guaranteed spring, regular $8.50, sale price, ....$5.95 $10.95 Round steel tubing, National fabric top, 4 inch raises, regular $6,50 sale price Chairs ... $4.95 « • All steel, woven wire frame, braced, regular $5, sale price Regular $1.75, sale price_$129 Fumed or wax, heavy square construction, regular $2.75, sale price ...... Fumed or wax, genuine led slip seat, regular $4, sale price $3.29 Music Cabinet $3.25, Regular $15, sale price $7.95 — $1.98 Dressers Dining Chairs White enamel, 4 drawers, reg ular $20. sale price .—$14.95 Golden finish, shaped mirror, solid oak, regular $17.50, sale price ..v,. 4 drawers, wax finish, beveled plate mirror, regular $20, sale Prie € .....$13.95 Regular $1.50, sale price _96c Iron Beds ... $10.95 Portable Lamps 25 Year Guarantee Square post and fillers, brass, bronze and white, regular $28.50 sale price 2 in post, heavy fillers, brass, bronze, price _ OTHER GOODS IN PROPORTION < > Regular $7.50, sale price ..$4.95 Regular $10, sale price ...„ $6.95 4 drawers, quarter sawed, a splendid value, regular $30, sale . .. $22.95 $19.95 price . Extra large, quartered oak, 6 drawers, regular 1 $42.50, sale price .. « . $32.95 Gin Lea wax frame Unifold Davenport^ regular $65, sale price ™ regular $12.50, sale -- $8.95 - $37.50 Furniture Co. 909-911 IDAHO STREET .• • • . . ' : ' . « * t 4444445 4 4 4 .}~t»M-444 444444 > 444444444444444444444444444444444444 4 444 444 44 4 44444 4 4 . * i-I 1 - ■ 'MsM '' - -4'- ■ : •' - V ; J : A \ ' « ++ link's Business College MID-WINTER TERM BEGINS JANUARY 2, 1917 ; ; < > ! 1 11 WE FILLED MORE THAN 366 POSITIONS IN 1916, than one position a day during the entire year. We have had more than 200 calls for bookkeepers and stepographers than we could supply. Every young man who took the Government examination for sten ographers last year, passed it and received an appointment at an ini tial salary of $1000 a year—six have accepted positions since Septem ber IS at that salary. EVERY STUDENT OF LAST YEAR IS NOW HOLDING A GOOD POSITION. Our students are employed, direct from school, by the best business concerns all over this Great Northwest. We have recently filled several splendid positions and now hâve four posi tions for young women at salaries from $50 to $100 a month and one for a young man at $90 that we cannot fill because every advanced student is already holding a go(M position. IT WILL PAY YOU TO ATTEND LINK'S BUSINESS COL LEGE, even if it is for only two or three months this winter. Write for Illustrated Catalogue W. H. COPPEDGE, Manager or more ; ; • • ! i! BOISE, IDAHO ; 'A il [I STANDARD OPTICAL CO. Dr. R. R. Towle, Mgr. 1007 Main St. t For this was the time of blest good will, the time of the Christmas joy; and the merry shoppers were home ward bound with burdens of gift and and toy. I knew the wisfy and I knew the weight of woe; and my thoughts went back to the star-lit night of a Christmas long ago, when angel trum pets proclaimed the news, when the banner of peace unfurled, when the Troy Laundry Co.. Phone 810 1418Grove St. ià>. A l\ IP Jr y^ r - $ * * «■' r .i • * - f.— IT'E EXPENSIVE Send, your clothing, shirts, sheets, curtains, etc. to us and we will prove to you that it is cheaper in the long run to have your laundry done this way than any other. It is expensive to do your own washing when you take into consideration the hard work, worry and sickness incurred in the work. . blessed Child in the manger lay, God'« gift to a waiting world. And this is the message of long ago, and of days that are yet to be: "As ye do to the least of these, ye do also unto me." The great world goes on its hurried way, intent with its loss and gain. But oh, that ïaee with its longing eyes, looking out throtigh the broken pane! _ •++++++* ++ 4 «W ♦♦♦♦ • » ■ • »■ D 4 4' M '4 4 44 4 4 4 44444444444 4 44< MAJESTI ; FRIDAY AND SATURDAY > tfjf ' • 1 Nell Shipman, Wm. Duncan, Geo. Holt, Stare of "God's Country and the Woman" In ; Through The Wall ; ; ONE OF THE GREATEST DETECTIVES STORIES OF THE • DAY. PACKED WITH THRILLING SCENES AND GRIPPING i CLIMAXES VAUDEVILLE SUNDAY ONLY Bessie Barriscale America's Screen Favorite in « A Comer in Coleens 99 ; A COMEDY DRAMA FILLED WITH THE WIT AND HUMOR ; OF IRELAND : CHESTER CONKLIN IN u A Tugboat Romeo 99 ; ONE OF THE FUNNIEST KEYSTONES EVER MADE *444444444444444444+44444 < - 4+ * * **** The Grand Cleaners Alterations and Repairs a Specialty Club Rates for Suits Cleaned and pressed $2.00 per month J. M. Gerlach I 10 So. 11 th Street Phone 992 -] Boise, Idaho GAS COKE An Idaho Product MANUFACTURED AND SOLD IN BOISE -BY Boise Gas Light & Coke Company E. C. GRAY, Jr., Manager. Phone 537 H. A. ALDEN 823*4 Main Street Attorney at Law and Notary Public FOWLER THE WATCH MAN Watch Repairing—Jewelry Made to Order New Location, 826 Main Street Optical Troubles quickly cor rected at the Globe Optical Co. 908 Main Street Dr. P. A. SIMMONS. Mp. DR. CEO. WILLIS. Tnu. Most complete line of Seçond hand goods in the city. Herfurth & Nickles Phone 1055-W 1011 Idaho St. § THE BLUE FRONT GROCERY | We cater to the laboring men Free Delivery I 622 Main Street Phone 536 «• JOHN JEDLICK The Cigar Manufacturer Soft Drink»—pleasant card rooms —meet your friends here . Phone 340-W 817 Main Street Reliable, efficient Service. Let me have your next job. R. S. Quick TRANSFER Stand 9th and Main Phone S3 on FOR SALE A nice town lot with 50 foot fron tage in the DeLamar Addition. A great bargain at $150. Standard Real ty Co., 823*4 Main Street, Boise. ' 119 N. 10th St Phone 147-W Childers Confectionery Our Ice Cream for your par ties will make a hit with your friends—it's pur fectionery. o is our con 1_ »»it LOANS Salary and Chattla Loans-Short Time Reuouble Rato 403 McCarty Building P. O. Box 187 * Magnetos and Batteries Repaired and Recharged Supplies WESTERN IGNITION ft BATTERY CO. SHREIBER ft SIDENFADEN Undertakers and Embalmert Private Ambulance 609-611 Bannock Si. Phon« 130 Union men are cordially invited to spend their idle minutes at the UNION CIGAR STORE 727 Main St., Phone 20-W W. H. TYER ATTORNEY-AT-LAW NOTARY PUBLIC Yatea Bldg. dr. c. K. AH FONG Pioneer Chinese Physcian VV ho has successfully cured mil lions of Nature's complaints with Nature's own remedies during his 46 years' practice in Idaho. Every case under his personal care and supervision. AM remedies prepared according to needs of patients. Consultation Free Pulse Diagno •w 50c Office 210 N. 7th St Telephone 2201 -W P. O. Box 183 Boiac, Idaho Sixteen thousand national guards men have been ordered home from the Mexican border by the war depart ment, the last finit* of which will leave on January 9.