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By The Advocate Publishing Co.
Home-grown strawberries are stlC
to be found in the market in Caldwell.
Construction of the state fish hatch
jery at Hay Spur, in Blaine county, is
»being rapidly pushed.
Ten carloads of apples have been
shipped from Caldwell by one firm,
bringing the shippers an average of
12 per box.
The new Carnegie library at Nampa
is nearly finished and arrangements
for its dedication will be made In the
near future.
Mrs. Humphrey, living near Cald
well, has sold from a one-acre patch
of strawberries thlv> season $830
woriSh of berries.
The banks of Weiser have organized
a clearing house and have adopted a
plan similar to the plan adopted by
the banks of Boise.
land seekers are arriving daily that
they may secure laud in that beautiful
and productive valley.
Soldier is steadily
Last Monday was the regular pay
day at the Nampa sugar factory,
when about $300,000 was paid out to
farmers and employes.
A fire, supposed to have been caused
by spontaneous combustion, destroyed
! the large barn of George T. Ellis, on
the Hill road, near Eagle.
The jury to try Steve Adams for
the alleged murder of Fred Tyler in
ithe Marble Creek country of Shoshone
county, Idaho, three years ago, was
completed on the 5th.
The Twin Falls lands show a won
derful degree of cultivation over last
fall and on the tract in a number ot
sections there was oats still uncut on
the first d&y of November.
Fire which broke out at an early
hour in the morning in the building
occupied by the News at Caldwell
caused damage to the amount of
$3,000 to the building and plant.
The three-year-old son of Sam
Storer, living near Nampa, got hold
of a bottle of carbolic acid and drank
some of the contents. Prompt med
ical attendance saved the little one.
The number of turkeys raised in
Canyon county this year and for sale
for the Thanksgiving market as com
puted by a buyer who contemplates
shipping from Caldwell this fall is
8 , 000 .
Lieutenant Colqnel Charles A. Var
nura, retired, has been ordered to re
port to Governor Gooding at Boise,
at the latter's request, for four years'
service with the National Guard of
Artesian water has been struck in
a well being bored at Caldwell. The
water rises seven feet above the sur
face and with a 2 1 /£-inch pipe will fur
nish eighty gallons of water per
A Baptist church has been organized
at Ustick, a place on the Boise Valley
Electric railway, about seven miles
west of Boise, with a large member
ship. Ustick is a new town and is
growing rapidly.
William Ayres, the 16-year-old son
of Constable J. L. Ayres, was acci
dentally shot at the ranch of S. H.
McDonald, near Star, while he was
hunting. While his condition is seri
ous, it is believed he will recover.
The flouring mill at Nampa is com
pleted with the exception of the in
stallation of the machinery, and that
will be done in a few days. It is ex
pected that the mill will be in opera
tion by the middle of December.
On November 8 the entire corps of
public school teachers of Emmett vis
itcd Boise on an inspection trip. They
. .. , y.,j n
visited all the public schools ana
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were also shown through the various
buildings by Bohse s city superintend
Secretary Taft Wants Appropriation
of Five and a Half Million for
Coast Artillery Service.
Increase in Coast Artillery Will Neces
sitate the Expenditure of Enormous
Sums by the Government in
Providing Quarters For
the Men.
Washington.—The annual report of
Secretary Taft, to be submitted to
.congress at its convening in Decem
ber, will contain estimates aggregat
ing $5,525,920 for construction and
other work in the coast artillery ser
vice during the fiscal year 1909. This
construction work is to provide in part
for shelter for the coast artillery
troops authorized by the act of Janu
ary 25 last, for which it is necessary
to erect thirty company barracks, six
band barracks, 178 set of officers' quar
ters and 218 sets of non-commissioned
staff officers' quarters. By the legis
lation of the last congress the coast
artillery received an increase of forty
four companies, with a corresponding
number of officers. In accordance with
the decision of Secretary Taft last No
vember, a concentration scheme is be
ing worked out in the coast artillery
service by which some of the seventy
eight separate forts where modern ar
tillery coast defenses are installed or
«in progress of installation are to bj
completely manned and the remainder
placed in the hands of caretakers.
The posts at which work is to be
done and for which appropriations will
be asked include the following
amounts asked for, being given in
round numbers: Baker
Winfield Scott,
and Ward, Washington, $334,000.
"it is my belief that the benefits to
follow the visit to the people of the
Philippines will be greater than they
can rec °£ n * ze present time. I
am at present unable to form an opin
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ion, off-hand, of the possible future
advantages, but. am confident that It
has done good."
Stevens. Oregon, $107,000;
California. $392,000,
Ruler of England Presented With
$750,000 Diamond by People of
T ransvaal.
London.—The birthday of King Ed
ward, who was horn on November 9,
1841, was observed throughout the
British empire on Saturday with the
customary military and naval salutes
and displays. His majesty observed
the event at Sandringham, where the
king and queen of Spain and the queen
of Norway, in addition to many mem
bers of the royal family, are staying.
The morning was occupied in receiv
ing an immense number of congratu
latory telegrams, letters and presents
from all parts of the world, one of the
most notable events being the presen
tation to the king of the Culliana dia
mond, the largest known, estimated
to he worth $750,000, and donated to
his majesty by the executive assembly
of the Transvaal as a token of loy
alty of the people of that colony,
the afternoon the king and queen were
entertained by the tenantry of Sand
ringham at dinner.
Thinks Taft's Philippine Visit
Result in Benefit to People.
Manila.—A feature of the vipit of
Secretary of War Taft to Manila was
the presence of Aguinaldo at .several
of the functions for the hrst time
since his capture. Discussing the
probable results of the visit of Mr,
Taft to Manila, he said:
Tons of
Lava Have Been Deposited
Over Bogoslav Island, and One
Peak Has Entirely Dis
Washington—The remarkable trans
formation that has occurred in the
topography of Bogoslav island, Alaska,
as the result of volcanic disturbances,
is told in a report received at the
treasury department from Lieutenant
B. H. Camden, commanding the reve
nue cutter McCulloch. Regarding the
subsidence of McCulloch peak, the re
port says that th^e peak had entirely
disappeared, and that astonishing
changes occurred in the profiles of the
neighboring peaks, whose outlines
"had been softened to a general sym
metry by a padding of lava dust that
almost disguised them beyond recog
nition, while the sandpit connecting
the peaks had attained a height vary
ing from twenty to one hundred feet.
"Incalculable tons of lava, hundreds
of feet in depth, had been deposited
over the entire Island. Flrr
Perry peak now lowered in the air
with a gentle incline, rising from the
beach several yards distant, to the
Lieutenant Camden says McCulloch
peak blew up within a few hours be
fore the fall of lava dust at Unalaska,
September 1 last, about whose origin
there has been much discussion.
Attorney General of Texas Files Suits
Against Alleged Trust.
Austin, Tex.—An anti-trust suit has
been filed by the attorney general in
the Twenty-sixth district court against
120 Texas milling companies alleged
to be in conspiracy in restraint of
trade. The state alleges that the de
fendant companies have violated both
the 1899 and 1903 acts, and asks for
penalties against each defendant in
the sum of $75,000 for the alleged vio
lation of the act of 1899, and $56,250
for violations of the act of 1903. The
state also asks for judgment of forfei
ture of charter rights and franchises
of each domestic corporation and can
celling the permit to each foreign cor
poration, and for an injunction perpet
ually enjoining the defendants from
transacting any further business In
the state.
Warships Will be Ready to Start From
Hampton Roads on December 16.
Washington.—Every detail of the
preparations for the sailing of the
battleship fleet to the Pacific ocean is
now well in hand, and by December
16, the date on which fhe -vessels will
pass out of Hampton Roads in review
before President Roosevelt, members
of the cabinet and "high officials of the
navy, arrangements for the comfort
of the men en route will have been
attended to. At all of the navy yards
the work of making necessary repairs
is being pushed and these will be com
pleted by December 1. Provisions are
being stored aboard the vessels, and
their coal hunkers are being filled to
their capacity.
Filipinos Give Taft Great Send-Off.
Manila,- 1 —The departure of Secretary
of War Taft from this city on the
cruiser Rainbow for Vladivostok on
Saturday was attended by a remark
able demonstration on the part of the
Filipinos. The horses were withdrawn
from the carriage in which were seat
ed Mr. and Mrs. Taft and it was
pulled by Manila school boys from the
Luueta to the dock through cheering
crowds of citizens. Mr. Taft and
party expect to arrive at Vladivostok
November 18, and to leave there on
their trans-Siberian journey November
19, All of the party were in the best
of health.
Unable to Move About On
of Kidney Troubles.
Mrs. Anna Beebe, River and
Sts., Anoka, Minn., says:
sit in a chair
after' day unable
move about
count of
had to
fj Pains in my back
? hips and legs. I
V short of breath
spells and
pains and the kidney secretions
were much disordered. I thought I
would not live long, but 1 since using
Doan's Kidney Pills I
am a different
woman, can do my own work and have
no fear of those troubles returning."
Sold by all druggists. 50 cents a
box. Foster-Milburn Co., Buffalo, N. Y.
Mexico's Indian Women.
The beauty of Indian women is one
of the charms of Mexico. In the cap
ital, where the Indian has degen
erated through poverty and
service it is less to be remarked than
in the smaller towns and in the
But the beautiful faces one takes
in memory away from Mexico
those of Indian women.
Fine eyes
are universal, and, what one hardly
pects, the features, according to Cau
standards — broad
straight noses, well-formed
and chins full but not gross or heavy.
The expression is very generally intel
ligent, and often one is struck, both in
Indian men and women, with the
bility and refinement of the
One frequently sees types
among the peons that seem to belong
to some highly civilized ancient caste
—an Egyptian priest of royal blood, a
Roman centuria^i, an Aztec emperor.
The women are gently lovely where
they are beautiful, and the men at
their best in carriage, in manners and
in countenance are strikingly like the
very advanced product of civilization.
—Modern Mexico.
Saying "Hello" to Heart Throbs.
"It is a curious thing," said a prom
inent lecturer recently, "how some
books have a strong radiating person
ality, so that you feel like saying
'Howdy' every time you come across
them. Last Christmas I visited friends
back at the old home 6n the farm.
When the supper dishes had been put
away, the chores done and the evening
lamp lighted we gathered beside the
organ for a good old fashioned 'sing.'
On the center table were strewn the
Christmas remembrances taken from
Christmas tree on the evening before.
Glancing over them I suddenly
good friend.
Hello!' and as the others looked up
with surprise, I picked up a copy of
'Heart Throbs' and read to them from
its pages the 'piece' I spoke in
school 40 years ago.
"That was enough to set in motion
the friendly entertaining spirit
Heart Throbs, and the music was for
gotten as we took turns reading the
humorous and pathetic bits of prose
«nd verse that have been preserved
In this wonderful volume. Some books
have great literary value, some have
historical significance,
Throbs is the only hook I know that
slaps you on the back in a friendly
sort of way, suiting itself to your
moods and proving faithful to every
emotion. Next to my love of the Bible
I love Heart Throbs. It is the most
notable book of the times."
claimed 'Hello!
but Heart
Carefully Compromised.
"Father is in a perfectly lovely
Don't you
mood," remarked Clarice,
think you had better ask him this
"Suppose you ask him?" suggest«*
"Oh, I can't," protested the girl.
"I'm too shy, tt
"You ask him just this one time,
pleaded Clarence,
that in the future I'll ask him, no mat
ter how shy.I am."—Judge.
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I promise you
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