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4 4 THE MERIDIAN TIMES incut* Every Friday. Fri*«; $1 * Y«»r John F. Baird, Publisher. n Independent Phone No. 274. — Meridian and Vicinity. 7 The rural high school board will meet this Friday evening. The bungalow paint shop now . .ready, V, Richardson. Traders' day sale in Meridian April 4th Remember the date. I V. Richardson for your buggy painting. Price according to your \f- rig, |5 to $9. . Arthur Smith is quarantined at hia home at Ustick on account of an attack of smallpox. , A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ned Haabrouek in Meridian, Monday, March 30. Next Monday evening the vil lage board of Meridian will meet in regular monthly session. Wanted—To buy 50 or 75 good chickens. P. L. Rawn, Niday place . For Sale Two fine aows and Earl C. Biddiok. ten young pigs. Phone 570. Willard Turner, proprietor of Turner's pharmacy, made a bnsi neee trip to Emmett Tuesday. Miss Felva Kooken has returned froYh a Boise hospital, much im proved in health and strength. Mrs. Guy Remington has return ed from her trip to Iowa, where she was called by the death of a sister. Mrs. J. F. Whitlock has pur chased a half block of land in the south part of town of Montie B. Gwinn. For Sale— R. I. Red and Buff Leghorn eggs for hatohing. En quire of Mrs. G. F. Edwards, phone No. 337, Meridian. Allen Wiloox has rearranged his drug store, giving more light and room, and has made a ptaoe for a new soda fountain. Wanted-Stock to pasture on good blue grass meadow. Also town cows. Enquire P. L, Rawn, Niday place. A nine-pound son was born Monday, Marcb 30. to Mr. and Mrs. Lee Headrick, residing two miles west of Meridian. Anderson & Tobias have been granted a license as auctioneers by the oounty commissioners of Ada oounty. For Sale—Soft Maple and Cork Bark Elm shade trees. 15 cents and up. Rates on larger quanti ties. Mrs. Geo. E. Gregory. Phone 812. William Moreland shipped two carloads of beef stock which he has been feeding on his ranch a mile south of town the past winter to the Portland market Saturday W. B. Yoakley, brother of Mrs. L. K. Deck, has returned after nine months spent in northern Idaho, being in the timber belt near Lewiston during the past winter. Marshal Downey now riugs the ourfew at nine o'olook instead of at eight, the summer Bohedule giviDg the "kids" an hour more of tirae in which they can appear on the street. James W. Harrell has returned home after a week spent at a Boise hospital. While there he was operated on for hemorrhoids, and being successful, will no doubt furnish muoh Telief. J. L. Alvord, who was so serious ly Snjnred in a runaway accident in Meridian ten days ago, was so much better yesterday that he was able to walk down town. He is •till very weak and it will be some tuna before be can go to work. While an ordinance for spad ing oiay no t be necessary, several "spurts" of auto drivers in Merid ian daring the past week, would suggest that as there era small children passing at street cross *ojfs extreme care should be .used. A greed to the wins is sufficient, Willard Turner was at Emmett Tuesday, where he arranged for a land trade. In the deal he gets a tine 20 -acre ranch on the slope, eight miles southwest of Emmett. For Sale—Thirty-five stands (or less) of bees. Some pure Italians and rest crossed with Carnolians. $3 per stand. M. Vance, Meridian. Apiary on Vaughn place, 2 miles southwest of Meridian. OrgBnizer F. B. Nelson haB about forty enrolled in Meridian for membership in the Court of Houor, a fraternal society, and an organization will be porfeoted the evening of Tuesday, the 14th inst. For Salo—A fine gelding team 4 and 5 years old, will make 1700 lb. horses; also one .black gelding 4 yearB old, weight about 1250 lbs. 1J miles southeast of Merid ian. W. F. Tucker, Route 2, Me ridian. The Christian Endeavor of the Christian churoh will give an entertainment on April 10th at the Homo Theatre. A high-class serio-comedy of four acts is being prepared under the instruction and management of Mrs. H. Barz. There will be a stereoptioon entertainment, managed by Prof, Holt, and temperance talk by Rev. W. J. Lusoombe, at the Viotory school house, this Friday, April 3 No admission, but a collection will be taken to buy song books for the Sunday Bchool. Dr. C. L. Dutton, the Meridian physioian, states that about twenty have been vBcoinated for small pox at Ustick, and while there is one man seriously ill, and several exposed, no Berious epidemic îb feared. The school has been temporarily closed there. Call at the corner of Main and Ninth streets the next time you are in Boise and seoure some fruit or ornamental trees. An extra large stock to select from, all grown at the well-known and re liable Emmett nurseries. Stock ift dean and will grow and produce good fruit. The young people of the Christ ian church are having rehersals almost every evening for the play they intend giving on April 10, at the Home Theatre. The cast of characters has been selected with care, and they are showing excep tional ability. Come out and hear them, it will be well worth while. Miss Hattie Rogers, who was taken suddenly ill a few days ago at Albion, where she has been at tending sohool this year, was brought to the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Rogers, here Monday. The illness is caused by a gathering in the Aar and head. She is muoh im proved at this writing. The Union Coal & Feed Co., business in Meridian, has been closed up. Mr. Barz states that while the business here was pay ing, this was a branoh of the Smith <& Co., concern,I which wns recently placed in the hands of a receiver. Mr. Smith is a bank rupt and the big seed and grain business at Boise, as well as the branoh store at Meridiau, is affect ed by the failure. now your at of and vil meet good and of bnsi im a pur the Buff En light ptaoe on Also Rawn, born and two been of Cork cents Phone two he a winter Mrs. after belt past the of The directors of the new cheese faotory held a meeting this week of and formally engaged J. H. Wash on burn as cheese maker and he will at a he no serious so was is some spad several Merid would small cross .used. jogioe. move to Meridian as Boon as the faotory is built, whioh will be in the oourse of sixty days. Mr. Washburn comes highly recom mended, having charge of the New Plymouth establishment for several years, The first day of last February Dr. 8 . M C. Reynolds completed sixteen years in the Meridian post office, having taken the position Feb. 1, 1898. This week he was prepared to move across the street to his own office building, leaving Uncle Sam's work for J. J. Cald y.ell, the newly-appointed post master, .but through a delay in the completion of the necessary papers Mr. Caldwell was not ready, and in the meantime Dr. Reynolds coflfjpnes his duties in the post a a (or haB of an the inst. 1700 1250 Me the an at Rev. 3 is îb been and you fruit extra all re play at of with and worth was ago at was her illness the im Co., been that pay the wns a bank grain the affect Woodman County Convention. The county convention of the Modern Woodman lodge was held in Meridiun Wednesday nfternoou. Clerk J. L. Waggoner of the Mer idian lodge, opened the session, and Roily Howry was afterwards seieoted as chairman and J. F. Baird secretary. The following delegates were present : Boise— W. J. McLeod, W, H. Tyer, L. W. Tennyson, E. H. Hulser, M. 8 . Parker, G. R. Mueller, G. Généraux, Bert Camp, A. W. Kool, 8 . P. Holloway. M e r i d i an—-William Howry, Freein Eakiris, Roily Howry, W. J. Lusoombe. The purpose of the convention was to select a delegate to the state camp meeting at Hand Point in May, and W. H. Tyer was selected as such delegate, with J. F. Baird as alternate. As the question >f rates will be discussed, the delegate was in structed ''to favor adequate rates but on n basis not to result in hardship for the older member." Boise was selected as the meet ing place of the next county con vention, t,o oonvene at 8 p. m. A Mammoth Temperance Meetinq. The big Anti-Saloon rally at Boise last week wns the biggest meeting of any kind held at Boise for many months, and the enthus iasm was in proportion to its size. A special train Thursday brought a thousand additional delegates and the parade along Main street was an "eye-opener" to the busi ness men of Boise, especially those who live down town and are not aware of the wide-spread move ment on the outside for prohibi tion. It would be impossible to give a synopsis of the addresses made at the convention, but re ports from around the state gave assurance of the election of dry representatives to the legislature this winter, which will give to Idaho the first state-wide prohibi tion law. In 1909 there were 1000 saloons in Idaho. To-day there are 175. Meridian was well repre sented at the convention and a big banner "Meridian Dry 1915, 4 to 1" was conspiouous in the parade. Interesting Contest. The district contest at the M. E. churoh last Fridny evening, con ducted by the publio schools of Meridiau and adjoiniug districts, was attended by a large crowd. In the primary division "Little Orphan Annie" was recited, Hester Yost, of the Ustick district winning first prize. In the Inter mediate, Bernice Harms and Beryl Hedges sang the duet, "The Swing," and reoeived first prize. "Little Boy Blue" was recited, Teddie Millspaugh receiving first, and being the only boy to receive a prize. The last three mentioned are Meridian pupils. In the grammar division, Ruby Waits, of Ustick, got first with the recitation "Papa's Letter." In the other reoitation, "Counting EggB," Carolyn Pfalfle of Merid ian, received first, and in the double duet, "Springtime," pupils from Ustick received first. The prize winners will contest at Star i u the oounty oontest, Friday evening, May 1st. cheese week Wash will George A. Grimmett, aged 80 years, died at Weiser last week. James and Norman Grimmett, of Meridian, and Sam Grimmett, of Caldwell, were present a t the funeral. C. A. Fisher, the Nampa pop manufacturer, was in Meridian Saturday in the intesest of an Interurban base-ball league, wbioh he hopes will be organized wijjtb clubs from the different towns around the "Loop." This will be strictly for amateurs, no profes sionals allowed. Dr. H. T. Cook, a graduate of the Chicago Veterinary college, arrived in Meridian this week and will looate here. His family have joined him, from Austin, Colorado. There is room for another veterin ary here and as Mr. Cook iB competent doctor he will no doubt meat with sucoeas. the in Mr. recom the for post was street Cald post the papers and post Locales Route Thro Meridian F. H. H. R. W. the was be in in At a meeting of the state high mission Monday, at wbioh way com a large number of prominent inen present, the route of the state highway was definitely de cided upon. The route from Boise westward is as follows: through Meridian to Nampa. From Nampa to Caldwell, thence to Falk's, New Plymouth, Fruit land and Payette, vt ere Boise Wagons and buggies at cost and be low, at Vickers-Sims Hardware Co. One week from next Sunday is Easter. Collar pad», 37c while they last. Vicker»-Sims Hdwe Co. Harness below cost. Vickers-Sims Hdwe. Co. Notice to Contractors. Sealed bids will be received by the board of county commissioners of Ada county, Idaho, for grading roads, con »tructiod of culverts and hauling gravel in the following districts: Val ley road for a distance of about two miles southeasterly from Eagle: south from Eagle to Crowder hill, about two miles and about seven miles in the sections lying between the Boise-Me ridian concrete road on the south and the Settlers' canal on the north for a distance of about two and one-half miles west of the line running north from the east end of the fair grounds. The grading averages about 1400 cubic yards per mile. Bids will be received on the same day for the gravel hauling for the three miles of road extending one mile south and two miles north from Yost. Plans and specifications on tile in the office of the auditor of Ada county. Each bid must be accompanied by a certified check for 5 per cent of the amount bid in favor of William How ell, chairman, as evidence of good faith. Failure to enter into a contract will forfeit any right to certified check. Bids must be plainly marked on outside of envelope "Sealed bids for -'' (specifying for what part of work.) Bids must be filed on or be fore 2 o'clock p. m, Saturday, April 4, 1914. The right is reserved to cept or reject any or till bids. By order of the board of county com missioners. — William Howell, chair man. (Seal) Attest: Stephen Utter, Clerk. at not to re dry to a the ac FIRST TRADERS SALE As a place has been needed to dispose of and exchange property it has been decided to hold, once each month, a traders' day sale. If you have anything you wish to sell, bring it in. Everybody invited to this sale. First sale will be held Saturday, April 4th. Beginning at 1 o'clock p. m. Among other articles to be sold will be the following: 6 head of work horses, 3 head pony mares, 1 yearling colt, 1 suckling colt, 4 R* of mules, and other stock not mentioned in this list. 8 sets work harness, 1 set double driving harness, 1 set single driving harn#**i farm wagons, 1 buggy, 1 full-blooded Jersey cow, 1 tongue scraper, 7 *l*p scr *P er 1 400-gal. stock tank, 3 plows, 6 sets double trees, 4 neck yokes, picks, shovel*» 1**®* mers, drill steel, 1 kitchen range, 2 incubators, 2 hatching pens, 3 brooding pen*, 6 dot fruit jars, a lot of household goods, consisting of bedsteads, mattresses, etc., and articles too numerous to mention. TERMS: Everything cash except cattle, horses and mules, which will be *oW * 7 months time at 8 per cent interest. Sale will take place on premises of W. H. Peer. Free lunch at turnished by business men of Meridian. Col. Marstcrs & Son, Auct. a Everuone. invited to Gout DIVORCE! ? Is a Serious Problem. We are unable to furnish divorce papers, but can supply wall papers representing the latest ations of leading American and European desi COME AND SEE THEM. we ere gn«. We have a new assortment of Rugs, Linoleum, Oil cloths, and in fact almost everything usually kept in a First-class Furniture store. We are not dosing out, but our prices are right. Come in and we will treat you right. J. M. ANDERSON Meridian Idaho ■0 G 1 ■1 & % ^ ?» ,VV Increase the value and improve the appearance of your Barns, Roofs, Fences and Outbuildings with Sherwin-Williams Commonwealth Barn Red An easy working, hard drying paint of clean, bright color and handsome gloss. It covers well, moderate in price, and ex ceedingly economical. Will tar more than return every dollar paid in increased selling or renting value ot your property. » y\ lu gallons, five gallon pack ages, and barrels. • Always Full Measure. Copeland Lumber Co.