The Meridian Times
MHUBUS, IM ÜOENTÏ, IB ABO, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER II, Ifi).
VDIA M. SOUTHARD
VDIA M. SOUTHARD
IS FOUND GUILTY
S The jury in the case of the State vs
■Lydia M. Southard returned a verdict
Hof guilty of murder in the second de
Hgree at Twin Falls last week and
»Monday the court passed sentence of
■from 10 years to life Imprisonment in
■the state penitentiary at Boise. This
Mndetermlnite sentence means that
■she is destined to stay behind the
Kars for many years, and is conslder
Red a satisfactory verdict.
■ Mrs. Southard arrived at the pen
Htentiary at Boise Wednesday and in
Kttead of being known to the world as
■'the woman bluebeard" she will only
■be known hereafter as convict No.
■30G2. In the woman's ward at the
■penitentiary are two other female
It is said that If a pardon board In
he future should pardon
louthard, she will be immediately ar
ested by Montana officers for the
surder of another husband.
»KMOCRAT8 CAPTURE NEW
YORK WITH TAMMANY HELP
In the elections held in certain
eastern and southern states last Tues
day, the democrats more than held
their own, which goes to show that
the party in power te not the favor
ite on election day, especially in an
Dff year. Of course how much credit
ft party should take in carrying New
York city by a big majority for Tam
many is certainly open to question,
rhe feform mayor was defeated and
Mayor Hylan, a democrat, was swept
Into office by a half million majority.
ro SHOOTING PHEASANTS
AFTER NEXT TUESDAY
The Chinese pheasant
closes with the close of the day next
Tuesday. Hunters who are not anx
ious for a fine may save trouble by
bearing this date in mind.
There is a difference of opinion
among sportsmen and this may be
Influenced by the luck they have had.
Borne say the pheasants are all killed
and others says there are lots of them
left In the fence hedges.
IROWING LIKE THE MID
Royal A. Stanton of Givens Springs,
an the Snake river, writes as follows
to the Times, under date of Novem
ber 8th "We have been reading about
different ones picking string beans,
ppeas and other vegetables in October
knd thought they were doing some
thing. Now we have In our garden
Steen cucumbers, ripe and green to
matoes and garden huckleberries also
I Mr. Stanton sent a box containing
Rowers from their yard, and also a
branch from a raspberry bush, show
pig the blossom, green berries and
Re ripe fruit. This is some advertise
ment for Idaho's climate,
j Mr, Stanton lives near the Snake
river, south of Nampa.
Meridian to Play Star.
I Saturday afternoon, Nov. 12, Mer
idian will play Star a game of foot
ball on the Meridian field at 2.30.
this promises to be a very hard
fought game. Two weeks ago Mer
idian won from Star 13 to 7 in a hard
tame, especially the last minute and
i half of play. It was the first game
Meridian had won from Star and Star
loes not think Meridian can repeat it.
j The local boys are not attending
Iractice as regularly as they should
p win but they are all optimistic and
fyerconfident. Six players turned in
meir suits and quit Monday so our
thanees are that much smaller than
If they stayed and worked hard.
I The Meridian line-up will probably
be as follows:
Harold (Red) Everest, capt. center.
Ralph (Tiny) Russell, guard.
Raymond (Ray) Scott, guard. .
[puts (Louie) Peer, tackle.
Robert (Bob) Hutsh, tackle.
Harvey (Big) Moore, tackle.
Clyde (Buck) Marsters, end.
Homer Moon, end
fcverett Wright, end.
gscar (Ox) Raines, quarter back.
Ray (Lefty) Knight, half back,
fred Thomhson. half back,
Rugene Cline, half back.
Charlie (Chuck) Morford, full back.
Ralph (Rube) Knight, full back.
I In order to correct the item of last
Reek regarding the bankruptcy pro
ieediuga and closing of my garage by
pe sheriff, wish to state that the
präge was closed for one day only.
R seems that the Boise firm who got
lut the attachment overlooked my
Jetton In Federal Court and thought
Bey could tie my business up, but
toon being notified to release they
jpmplied quickly and I have been
wnning the garage ever since.
»oll of sheet music lost.
; If the party who found the roll of
pteet music on the road in the south
►rt of town will return same to Mias
[joy Rose, It will be appreciated snd
pward will be paid. Phone 11Î, Mer
LOST OR STRAYED—Wednesday,
[yearling calf, Guernsey steer. Not
h' B. F. ALLEN, one-fourth mile
prth of Meridian.
FARMERS' SALK LUNCHES
All fresh good.
The best lunch.
—And the Lowest Price. —
«RAM'S BAKERY, MERIDIAN,
FAVORS FULL CASH VALUE
IN ASSESSING PROPERTY
The Ada County Pomona Grange at
a meeting held at the Locust Grove
school house Thursday evening, Nov.
3d, passed resolutions, which were
signed by the committee consisting of
Dave Farmer, Mr. Kae, J. YV. Beck
dolt, and Mrs. 8. D. Fairchild, clerk,
favoring literal adoption of the
stitutional provision for applying a
full cash valuation
assessment purposes and favoring the
Borah bill to suspend payment for
construction charges on government
project. The resolutions adopted fol
"Whereas, there is constant
troversy over the value of public util
ities and corporate property for tax
ation and revenue:
"Therefore, be it resolved that
advise that all property be assessed
at its actual value in accordance with
state constitution and the value
corded in the asessor's office shall
be prima facie evidence or the actual
value of all property for taxation and
"Whereas the construction charges
on the Boise Payette reclamation pro
ject due this year are four per cent
which, in consideration of the finan
cial conditions of the farmers on this
project, is prohibitive.
"Therefore be it resolved by the Ada
County Pomona Grange that
dorse the bill introduced by Senator
Borah to suspend payment for the
year 1921, thus extending the time
of payment one year."
"To our United States representi
tives in congress:
Whereas our country is in a de
plorable financial depression, 90 per
cent of our farmers and many people
in other lines of business are on the
verge of bankruptcy though there is
food in abundance that canot be sold
by the producer, there are many peo
ple in want, we believe that this con
dition is not a result of the late war
but was purposely brought about by
the inner circle of the banking trust
for the purpose of deflating the value
of property and inflating that of
money which they control to their
great financial benefit.
"We further believe that the inner
circle of the banking trust is more
dangerous to life and welfare of
our nation than all the other evil
"Therefore be it resolved that you
take steps immediately to place the
financial system of the United States
absolutely in the control of our gov
ernment and to so amend the federal
reserve act that the governors of the
federal reserve banks shall be elected
by the direct vote of the people with
in each district and be it further re
solved that you use all your power to
have wheat again made the standard
of values at the rate of Ï3.20 per
on property for
: I ■
* Meridian Wins from Roswell.
The Rural High school football team
won from Roswell 26 to 3 last Friday
in a contest held on the Roswell field.
Line bucking and aerial work feat
ured the local team's gains while long
end runs were by the opponents with
three or four passes. The team as a
whole* did much better than it did in
preceding games but can improve a
great deal more. Harold Everest,
Ralph Knight, Oscar Rains and Ev
erett Wright were the local stars.
The Meridian line up was:
Capt. Everest, center; Tiny Russell
guard; Bob Huish, tackle; Ray Scott
guard; Louie Peer tackle; Homer
Moon end; Everett Wright end; Ox
Raines quarter; Lefty Knight, half;
Fred Thompson, half; Rube Knight,
full. Subatltutea Marsters for Moon;
Touch oDwns—- Raines 1; Rube
Knight 3. Goals after touchdown Ev
There will be an open meeting of
the United Artisan lodge at the Par
kins hall on Thursday evening, Nov
ember 17th. Dr. Eahelman of Port
land, head physician for the Artisans
will speak on the subject of "Frater
nity. Everybody invited, whether
you want to take out insurance or
not. Come and hear him.
PROGRAM AND BOX SOCIAL
A program and box social will be
held at Roosevelt school on Wednes
day evening. Nov. 23, beginning at
8 o'clock. The teacher, C. W. Wat
kins, informs the Times that the
program will be interesting and all
The annual Red Cross membership
drive will be held next week. The
|1 memberships will be sold by the
Boy Scouts and girts of the White
Cross. Mrs. J. A. Fenton te chairman
of the Red Cross local organisation.
J. W. HEDGES, THIS WEEK
At the Meridian Theatre, this
FRIDAY AND SATUR NIGHTS
THE CUSTARD NINE
from Saturday Evening Post Stories
by Harris Dixon.
AND WM. RUSSELL* IN -
"CHILDREN OF THE NIGHT"
Next Friday and Saturday —
Zaae Grey's Great Sttory.
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An eastern newspaper aptly says: !
' wo f ld struggle today is between
°ï Abraham Lincoln and.
those of Karl Marx. I
The Southern Idaho Dried Fruit J 10
company have started on a big con
tract at their drier in Meridian, and i
this will include the processing of ;
close on to a million pounds of
The warm, cloudless days continue
and ldabo'a climate is the talk of the;
world. A rain would permit fail :
plowing, aa the ground te hard and!
dry, but from a weather standpoint,:
these days are certainly fine.
Speaking at Evanston, 111., recently !
former vice-president Thomas W\ ;
"I have sense enough '.
to admit that the league of nations
now has gone into oblivion. It was a 1
schoolboy's dream of an hour."
William Jennings Bryan says thej
■United States may cancel the 10 bll-j
lion dollar foreign debt, and by lim-j
iting the military appropriations dur-i
ing the next twenty years, by com-'
mon consent of the powers, could
save the amount of this debt.
At the high school Thursday after
noon Mrs. Colwell Miller gave a talk
to the girls in the interest of a
Y. W. C. A. organization. Next week j
one of the secretaries of the girls I
work In Boise will come down and[
explain more fully the work.
C. M. Wlll.ett sent
Beauty apples back to the Whitman;
(Mass.) Grange AgrLuitura! Fair, as!
Bam pies of what Idaho can do in the :
fruit line. He was agreeably sur- j
prised when he received word from 1
the fair officials that his apples had
taken a blue ribbon and a cash prize, j
The apples were afterwards sold at ;
The address by Gregory Mason at
the Meridian High School auditor
ium this (Friday) evening should be
attended by all who wish a clear un
demanding of the problems of the
far and near ea ^ " ^ hls is the sec "
ond number of the Meridian winter
lyceum and he te the only lecturer to
be with us this winter, the other num- i
bers being musical. A popular ad- 1
mlBsion price will be charged and!
those who may not have a season
ticket may secure a single admission
at the door. Don't miss the oppor
tunity to see and hear one of Ute fatn-'
ous war correspondents of our time. '
Abraham Lincoln said:
* 'Teach econoay. It Is on# of the
bestand highest virtues. It begins
by saving Boney.
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2 for 25c.
2 for 15c.
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K St ill A S , IDAHO.
of All Kind*:
, Scotch Plad at the
Army Store, BOISE
Gregory Mason To-Night
Gregory Mason, special editorial ia
vestlgstor ««id war correspondent r,f
the Outlook visited twenty-seren
countries of Europe, Asia and Africa
Be was sent te
10 ** "»"I months,
vh,lt ttiose countries for the specific
purpose of obtaining information—and
this is the very thing be did. His in
teeesUng articles have appeared in the
Outlook during'the war and ever since.
No other publicist or correspondent list
had a more varied experience than
He was one of the first correspond
He met 'frot
hy, the bolshevik leader, snd he utlk
id with him on the bolshevik question.
grant Russia he went to Chins and
'«*" 8« to Basels,
(«P*» and later to England by way
of South Africa. He fought U-boats
in an American submarin« by special
permission of Admiral Situs and he
was with the advance guard of the
x * ok * ,n th * S'"®* 1 Argonne offensive,
Following the war Mason was the flrat
correspondent to cross the Bhine and
he was first correspondent to get the
news of the German revolution out of
Germany ro the outside world. He
tl.i» .»ntad "senon" he
, „ !*** * ', ^ P B>m
* r0 ® Berlin to Munich n a German
w * r P 1 *»®- He *^11 talk ou "America'«
WertS," and hie appeal «nee here la
«rearing more than ordinary interest,
Second Number Meridian Lyceum
FRIDAY EYBXING, XOV. II.
TIRES THAT NEVER TIRE
Tires that axe almost punct
ure proof. Tires that give you
the full mileage and then
acme, are the tires that should
be your equipment. They cost
no more than inferior grades
and of course give less worry
— the kind we offer.
FROM THE INSIDE
"I don't want an outsider trying to help me run my business." I*
the way most people are inclined to feel about seeking advice.
But every business te better off for occasional consultation with
someone qualified to understand.
When business men come to us, we make ourselves part of
their organization — get their viewpoint and then apply our
facilities in, furthering the client's interests.
That's the secret of the success of our Commercial Service,
least, it's one of thenar
The Meridian State Bank
STATE AND COUNTY DEPOSITORY
THIRTY YEARS EXPERIENCE IX
THE AUCTIONEER BUSINESS.
COL. J. M. COMMUN
Formerly of Riverton, Wyoming.
Arrived recently form his home town
and is going in the —
-AUCTIONEER BUSINESS -
He te now located at the Broadway
Hotel in Meridian.
He will Make a Specialty of —
- CLOSING OUT -
Farm Sales -
Or No Charge. I am here to stay and
would like a portion of your sale
« RITE OR PHONE FOR S.YLK
Col. J. M. C0NA8AN
MERIDIAN. IDAHO. PHONE 242.
NO. 5 BOX SODAS 57<
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