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12 \ k i ] Cl 0 O . 7 " - * n_J " r r rA* 'fvMÀ Y CN ÂUiTAi 'V / /I -B a /I si. / a 'y' <h) 1£-^ i « lé Everybody Will Be There. Join the Crowd. Buy a Season Ticket Now. At Meridian, Begins Sunday, July 3d. Ends Thursday, July 7th. * l l , l' ! lff * l ! l .! , J -...■■■■—■■.. LOOKS LIKE FILIPINOS WILL NOT GET FREEDOM NOW General Leonard Wood and Camer on Forbes, former Governor-General, were recently sent to the Philippines on an Important mission by President Harding. They were to Investigate affair« In the Islands with a view of considering the petition of certain Filipinos, tor Independence. It Is said that both of these men will report sdversely toward the efforts of the Filipinos for Independence, supposed to be based on the ground that while there Is a degree of edu cation among the better class, the | It !i I natives aa a whole have not reuched that atate where they appreciate the ; responsibilities of ^ well-conducted ! government. years they have been given almost exclusive autonomy rights, ind the During the last tew Putted States (ins had a general over there who was a mere representative, with no power except governor ^ I ! ; I j I ! I I j i j I j I . « it * V - gflll; A mt I Leonard Waoo mas*. Notwithstauding this, they have no,. lu ihs opinion of the delegation.show to veto certain acts of the assembly. cd that they were capable of assum ing a government of their own. The pt inclple reason for this is that u pro tectorate from some nation like the United States is necessary to proper ly safeguard the Tagalogs of the north, who are well advanced toward civUizatlon and at the same time handle properly the interests of their ancient tribal enemy, the Moros and other tribes of the southern islands. It Is a big question and is not to he compared to the contentions of certain peoples in history who have asked for freedom, whl-sh Is supposed to be the inalienable right of all peo ples. and as a theory la all right. The United States however has promised the islands freedom when they have reached that state where the United Stale* government (eels that they are ready to welk alone. Whether that time has come or not is a question that is clearly for the United States to decide. NOnCK OF SECOND INSTALL MENT OF TAXES NOW DUE. Th« second iwtalliiint of tax«« for IKK) will become delinquent on the fourth Monday la June (June 27th.) If mH paid when due, the law pro vide« a penalty of 0 per cent, and 12 per rent internst. Kindly mat) or bring your aoticc whea paying taxe«. ETHEL T. CLARK, Ada County Tnx Collector. WANT ADS FOR SALK Thoroughbred big horn» Poland China mal« pigs F. C. ADAMS Kox »2, Meridiau. When In need of haying tools, go to Meridian Hardware <r Implement C«. JrtKiMwns in l'tano, Violin and Voie*. Miss KatUerin« Kidnay. teacher of musk) *m Meridian High School, will grv« lessons In piano, violin and voice at tbs residence of Mr. Harry Tolleth in Meridian, on Tnesdays during the vocation months. LEARN THE AUTO BUSINESS «am ssor« money •« auto mechanic at go into buainasa for yourself as Igaitiou «xp«rt, B«tt*ryman. Welder Tracutrraan, Vulrasiz«r, Machiniat at Lath« Hand—ahorteat road to auc thousand! of m«n hav« gone time* shops ts good joba you «SU do tha *ante=you ca« earn board amsl run while attending whool- • scrito today for frw catalog largeat and beat «quippad Auto School on the Facile .('oast —o v«r 2,060 man trained Annually. Hrvld'a Automobile School £lfl Suitor lirsst ir Bm B Ve*nclêçv ; ** MERIDIAN NEWS i j j : Mies Floy Sims visited in Star Sun : lan Clyde Waltley of Notus was here Thursday. Thomas J. Ellis of Boise was a visitor here Friday. | Frank Marler of Boise was here j Monday. day. L. J. Payon of Boise was here Tues at day. Mrs. J. C. Beam and Mrs. George Gould were in Boise Monday. Mrs. G. E. Carter was in Boise Monday. I Mrs. Nellie Carpenter of Boise was j„ Meridian Tuesday, ; D. O. Boath was a visitor at Boise ! Wednesday, day, visiting relatives, Ira Lane was at Camas Prairie Sun Hoy Sebree leooked after business interests here Wednesday. William Hudson and family have returned from a visit at Gooding. Hev. F. L. Cook was at Welser this week to attend- the state convention. Professor and Mrs. Colwell Miller have returned after a two-weeks' visit at Council. Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Jackson were ; dinner guests Tuesday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Cox. Mr. and Mrs. 8. L. Hughell and daughers returned Tuesday evening from a week's visit at Jerome. Mr. and Mrs. Ebon Peer of Ferry Lawn, Owyhee county, are here this week visiting with relatives, James Daly of Boise visited here Friday with his daughter Mrs. E. E. Sims. Mrs. E. M. Jackson of Ustlck visited here Friday with her daughter, Mrs. Oran Lalng. Melva Hartman left Monday for Melba, for a three weeks' visit with her relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Dan Barker have gone to Long Valley to spend the summer. The trip was made by auto. Miss Ruby Dearduff is visiting at Nampa at the home of Mrs. F. B. Hood. of of at of Born. June 15h, to Mr. and Mrs* Earl Benson Neher, a son, Earl Ben son j r A son was born Sunday, June 12th to Mr. and Mrs. George Hiner, at the home three mlleB south of town. is visiting this week at the home of Miss Zada Wines, southeast of town, Mrs. Ruby Kooken who underwent a „ operation Friday at a Boise hospt Miss Bertha Mayer of Roaeberry, tal, Is getting along all right. Mrs. Guy King and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Garrett were Nampa visitors Monday evening. 4 Helen Matthews celebrated her ninth birthday Monday afternoon, by having a party and inviting twelve of her little friends. Henry Taylor was called to Spokane Sunday evening by the serious illness of his father. He was accompanied by his son Vernon. Assessor W. A. Kincaid of Boise, was here Tuesday. He has about completed the assessment schedules In the county. Mrs. Nora Hicks and daughter Etta left Wednesday for a visit at the home of Mrs. Hicks' daughter, Mrs. W. H. Garrett at Weiser. The ladies aid of the Christian church met Thursday afternoon, with Mesdames Geo. Carr, B. F. Carr and Robert Stalker as hostesses. Miss Ardath Caldwell left Tuesday as a delegate of the Y. P. S. C. K. to attend the state convention at Welser. The children of the Methodist Sun day school are busy practicing for a children's day program to be given soon. Mrs. Lola Daly who underwent an operation at a Boise hospital Thurs day for appendicitis is reported to b* improving nicely. R. W. Cahill who has beeu visiting here with his son Forest, went to Nampa Saturday for an operation for his eyes. Kd Hartman and son Marcine, J.M. Jackson and Ira Lane motored to Canyon Creek Wednesday and spent the day fishing. W. J. Florence of the Valley Short horn ranch, northwest of Meridian, sold three registered Shorthorn bulls this week for $600 each. Miss Leila Farmer of the McDer mott neighborhood, who had an op eration for appendicitis last week. Is getting along very nicely. H. J. Roberts of Nampa is proof of the adage that "they all come buck". He has sold his Nampa residence and come back to reside with the good people of the Mercian community. Supt. George Gould, of the Meridian schools, left Monday afternoon for Berkeley, California, where he will take u special course in the state uni versity there this summer. go of • Mrs. Robert Stalker and two child ren, Pansy and Robert, left yesterday for a brief visit at the home of her parents. Mr. and Mrs. H. K. Rhoads, *at Caldwell. L. A. Songer was a Caldwell vis itor Sunday. Ë. W. Chlckerlng was In Nampa Sunday. Lee White ol Kuna was here Satur- ! day. Mary Braye has rented the Merld-1 lan hotel to Mrs. Cunningham, Mr. and Mrs. 8. W. Hutcheson vis- ; ited at Eagle Island Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. G. T. Kinzer of Eagle visited here Wednesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. John Pfost and child ren motored to Arrowrock Sunday. Miss Vida Thornburg visied friends at Swan Falls Sunday. Eula Matlock is visiting in the country this week at the home of \ s is cousin Alta Matlock. ! N. E. Wiener motored to Lake Lowell Sunday and spent the day ! fishing j Mrs. Hattie Parks and little son are , , „ , ren attended the children s day pro- j gram at the Fairview church Sunday. visiting their home folks, Mr. and Mrs. George Rogers. Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Carr and child ! Mrs. John Atkins, wife of the Supt. of the Bolse-Payette yards at Emmett j was here Friday and Saturday, vis- ' iting with Mrs. A. N. Salisbury. Rev. F. L. Cook was ,at Nampa on Sunday afternoon and attended the ordination of E. C. McClintock to the ; Mr. and Mrs. R. B. McKisslck who have been visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Clark left Mon day for their home at Lewiston. The ladles aid of the M. E. church held the last cooked food sale .of the season Saturday, and netted a good sum to be applied on the church im provements. MiBs Nellie and Miss Pearl Stalker of Boise were visitors here Monday, at their father's home, and i also at the home of their brother, G. R. Stalker. ministry of the church. The children of the Fairview Sun day school gave a splendid program Sunday morning. The local commit tee who arranged the affair consisted of Mrs. Headrick, Mrs. Wolfe, and Mrs. Headrick. The Community chorus met and elected new officers Monday evening, consisting of Mrs. W. N. Yost, presi dent: Mr. Burnett, vice president; Earl DePartee, sec'y. Colwell Miller, assistant leader. Mr. and Mrs. John Hedges gave a dancing party Thursday evening in the Meridian theatre for their daugh ter Ella, in celebration of her six teenth birthday. Thirty guests were present. At the last regular meeting of the Rebekah lodge Mrs.Jessie Match am was elected Noble Grand and Mrs. Dottie Fowler as vice grand. Instal lation will take place the first meet ing in July. • The ladles of the Christian church, will give a strawberry social this Fri day evening from 7 to 10. The pro ceeds will be used for Grace Pauf Hendrix, who will leave this month for a missionary field in Japan. The Idaho bankers association met at Boise this week. One of the com mittees appointed was for agrlcultur* al extension work, and Fred Fenton of Meridian was honored by being placed on that committee. A miscellaneous shower was given Thursday evening of last week in honor of Miss Eura Madden, at the home of Miss Carrie Roath. The af ternoon was spent In doing fanoy work for the bride-to-be, after which dainty refreshments were served. ' Melvin, the little son of Mr. and Mr*. Bell, residing near McDermdfl., caught his hand In the derrick Satur day, and had It crushed bo that three fingers had to be taken off. lie was taken to a Boise hospital and Dr. Dutton attended to him. Mrs. Norah Palmer has received a letter from her daughter. Mrs. Car men E. Mell, from Pueblo, Colo., stating tlytt the recent flood there has been terrible and all that the newspapers pictured. She and her husband have been fortunate and es caped injury. Mr. and Mrs. Harry' Tolleth and daughters, Dorothy and Charlotte, are very loyal Idahoans, yet they could not resist the opportunity for a good time and attended the Nebras ka picnic at Boise Wednesday. Harry says the poeple at the picnic all thought that Nebraska ''Is a good state to come from, but Idaho is a good state to stay in." Rev. E. E. Martin and family left yesterday tor Ontario, Martin will have charge of the Naz arene church there. The church has a larger membership at that place, and Rev. Martin is to be congratu lated in this advancement, although the people of Meridian will regret to have the family leave. where Uev. Mr. Clyde Waltley and Miss Eura Madden were married in 'Boise by Judge D. T. Miller on June lOth.They were attended by Miss Viola Madden and Mr. Carl Egbert. Alter a wed ding dinner served at the home of Mr. and Mrs. ('. E. Madden, the par eats of Ute bride, the couple went by auto to the home of the groom :l Notus, where Ue Is engaged In tm ,.i * n *' WHO IS GOING TO BE MERIDIANS POSTMASTER? - postmaster examination for the Merlidan office, and when several had successfully passed, it Some months ago when the second was made thought that the lucky individ ual who liad the highest markings, was would be asked to step up and receive his diploma of merit. Things how ever have run along for weeks and nothing was heard from Washington until a tew days ago, when it was rumored in town that another exam ination would be held. The reason s „ rmised> is that the other examina tlon wa8 held „„der the former ad . . 4 .. . TT . .. j ministration. Under the new admin is trat ton, there will be .a different j J nstead «* th t e B £f a lÎ!l!Â est scoring applicant, the names of the three securing the highest aver age will, be submitted to the Wash-, ington officials and the selection will j Je i nade 0 f one 0 f the three. Also, it ! is said that the postmaster will not j be appointed for four years, but for j an indefinite period, supposedly un ' der good behavior, Meanwhile, the one who was slated for the place, as far as rumor is con- i cerned, has decided he will not go; through the ordeal of another exam- i ; ination, and that someone else can j do so if they wish, : . In the absence of authentic inform ation, the above is given to the pub lic for what it Is worth seems to be no doubt that another examination Is scheduled, to be held within the next sixty days. And alter all maybe it is an elim ination contest. Who knows? but there About 25 members of the Rebekah lodge of Eagle visited their Meridian neighbors- Thursay evening. I. B. Lalng of Meridian was duly initiated as a member of the order. Ice cream and cake were served and a delight ful time enjoyed by all present. The Meridian Times job depart ment will print butter wrappers, with your name and address, at $1.50 for the first hundred, and 50c for each additional hundred. Will print on short notice. Only the best quality of pure white paper is used and non poisonous butter-wrapper ink. The home of Mrs. Charles Ayers, near Victory, west of Meridian, burn ed to the ground Wednesday morn ing at 10:30. A defective flue is said to have been "the cause, no part of the building saved, and Mrs. Ayers suffered quite a loss, as there was but $760 in insurance and the property burned was worth.more than this. The men folks had gone to the field early in the morning and Mrs. Ayers went A few hours after she noticed smoke coming from the roof, and she quickly gave the-alarm and most of the wearing apparel and household goods were taken out before the flames reached them. There was to the garden to work. POPULAR POET AT CHAUTAUQUA Richard Posey Campbell, Called "The Western Riley." The name of Richard Posey Camp bell, or "Dick Posey. is fast becom ing familiar in the West. Tils delight ful verse reminds one of the great Hoosler poet and explains why he Is often called The Western James si f. I:? : v; #1 iiiii - pit M I ■ X «I s .y 1 i| ■■■ '.f 1 ''' y ' two volumes , e. Just Common Folks" and A daughter of the Rogues" have <lruwn favorable comment from i era obverse throughout the West !» Chautauqua lie will nre«u,o , reading from his owoZnJa T ° f a 8p i eudld eharacteriat „„ i , Ue 18 :l • neoDle of hts st " Uli makes the : _ 1 owu nation live before ' Ghaut« i, qua, , JuIy a . 7 We Sell for Cash And Sell for Less BIG REDICTION j j IN MEATS and GROCERIES 12c—16c, 16c—20c. Boiling Meat.. Roasts_ Hamburger_ Pork Sausage. 20c 25c -O j 51b. box Cracker*_ Corn Flakes_ Tomatoes_ _ 75c . 2 for 25c ,2 for 25c i i j FOR THE BENEFIT OF THOSE W HO CANNOT GET INTO THE B U S Y EACH TOWN DURING THE DAYTIME DU RING SEASON, WE WILL STAY OPEN FOR AWHILE EVENING. : . ¥ CURTIS & WILDVUN SUCCESSORS TO ROBERTSON GR OOERY & .MEAT CO. June Time—Piclure Time! IK) 1 ■: 1 ■ I I ff (ffe U m '"Hs "LET'S HAVE OUR PICTURE TAKEN. Pictures of Homes, People and especially Children, Samples of my work may be seen at Songer's Phar macy. Satisfaction absolutely guaranteed. SIZE, POST CARD, EITHER GLOSS OR DULL FINISH, RATES IOC EACH BY THE DOZEN $1.15. LEAVE ORDERS AT SONGER'S PHARMACY. i HAROLD A. SALISBURY CITY MEAT MARKET WE HAVE A FRESH STOCK ALWAYS ON HAND OF THE CHOICEST MEATS. ALSO * I HKD MEATS, FISH ANI) GAME. INVITE YOUR PATRONAGE AND WILL ENDEAVOR TO PLEASE. I \VK 1 gy-.-' . We will sell strictly for CASH and will makeyou a better price than if we conducted a credit bu*in*** -o~ McKINMS BROTHERS, Prop's. Idaho Street, Meridian, MpEo. ICE CREAM SERVED AT YOUR HOME OR AT OUR SODA FOUNTAIN. DAIRY PRODUCTS, YOUR HOME INDUS TRY- BOOST IT. The Rice Pharmacy PHONE 250. MERIDIAN, IDAHO.