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THE NEWS-EXAMINER - MONTPELIER, IDAHO rilE NEWS. EXAMINER] CONSOLIDATION OF THE BEAR LAKE COUNTY NEWS AND MONTPELIER EXAMINER Entered as second-class mail matter at the post office at Montpelier, Idaho A. MARGUERITE ROBINSON W. JEROME TAYLOR - RUTH R. TAYLOR Owners- Editors- Publishers Advertising rates furnished upon request. SUBSCRIPTION RATES: In county trade area, $3.00 per year. Outside county tEade area, $3.50. All subscriptions pay- able in advance. Poetry or rhyme cannot beaccepted as hens matter and will be published only at a charge of 10 cents per line. From Havelock Ellis Prosperity and civilization are far from being synony- mous terms. The working community that is suddenly glutted by an afflux of work and wages is in exactly the some position as the savage who is suddenly enabled to fill himself with a rich mass of decaying blubber. It is pros.. perity, it is not civilization. So far as business and money are concerned, a country gains nothing by o successful war, even though that war in- valves the acquisition of immense new provinces. Conquest brings self-conceit and irtolerance, the reck- less inflation and dissipation and energies. Defeat brings ruclence and concenCration; it ennobles cmd fortifies. The by-product is sometimes more valuable than the )roduct. Bear Lake County Fair Demonstrates Cooperative Spirit On Part Of Aft The News-Examiner joins the Fair Board, Chamber of Commerce and all other residents of the city in welcoming people of the Bear Lake Basin to next week's enual Bear Lake County Fair and entertainment. As elsewhere in America, this county fair is a great in- stitution. Here friends and neighbors meet and thrill to the occasion--and it is an event eagerly awaited by children. There, is a lot of good solid stuff, and also the fluff of spun pink candy--each important to the fair proper. Financed by taxpayers, the small cost is insignificant in comparison to derived social, educational and inspirational values. Management of the fair is by a board apgointed by the county commissioners. Assisting this board in overall dir-' ection cmd preparation are some 140 committee workers. Many firms and ,individuals give worthwhile awards and back-. ing to Boys' and Girls' 4-H Club work and FFA activities. Open to exhibitors are about 1,000 classes under divisions,, deportments and categories, covering a surprisingly large field in our local economy, education and culture. These classes carry cash .prizes and ribbons, making possible nearly 4,000 such awards. This is the 34th annual present'ion of the Bear bake County Fair at Montpelier. When the fair was permanently' located here in 1926, the Chember of Commerce assumed, the obligation of furnishing entertainment. The first year's show- ing wosunder canvas at Overland Park. The old race track grounds were made available cmd the present plant was begun. In recent years the physical layout has ndergone many improvements and additions, and is r:v bordered on the west by the newly re-routed U!. S. 30N highway. Montpelier merchants, realizing the need far such a civic undertaking, have put forth every effort through the Chamber! to present he type and kind of entertainment desired by the t people. These entertainments have been va,ried, such as race i meets, harness races, circuses, night revues, amateur and pro- I fessional rodeos, and other attractions. This year d night revue i is being staged, following seyeral years of professional rodeos, jl When profits accrued, they were put back i'nto the plant; when deficits ,resulted, they have been made up by popular subscrip- I tion of Chamber funds. The Montpelier city administration Gssists in many ways. 1 Into the various and sundry items, cimals  oil that t' make up the exhibits, go hors, days and sometimes years of j plannig and work. These finished .products or exhibits make I thefoir. To the exhibitor, whose industry, enionn, imagi- I nation and creative ability fashioned is or that item, or I who bvingly cored ,for the ehibitl animal, there comes the I tru( rewarder achievement,  ne satisfaction of hQvingJ clone sorrmthng exceedingly well. J Its success is year, as bts been i the past, Will again demormte o cooperative spirit on 1he part of everyone en- gaged in one facet or avxher. T .hat, too, is eenienfly worthwhile. i Bear Lake County Monipeller Examiner Files i formation released by Sup't. A. 20 YEARS AGO J. Winters. All of the buil For the Utah Power and Light i have or will be thoroughly clean- Company, Newell Hart and Wen-ed and renovated. dell Eames of Preston are going' through old newspaper fries in Students of Fielding High The News-Examiner office, col-School, numbering 300, will be- lecting data and history on thegin their school year in a newly formation of power companies painted, redecorated high shool, operating in Bear Lake Valley according to the principal. before the formation of the pres- ent utility company, organized Sack McLaughlin and Art Row- For Those Delicious, Nutritious ' Rocky Mountain Dairy Produds CALL 83 WAYNE KUNZ 'in 1913. Following an hour of music by the MHS band Friday evening, queen candidates for the Bear Lake Couuty Fair will appear on the platform to be constructed on Washington between 8th and 9th streets, at 9:30 before dis- interested judges who will decide the wirmer and her four atten- flats, according to plans re- leased by the dance and parade commiteee. Twenty-three thousand rain- bow trout, fl)ur inches in length, were liberated in Montpelier creek Wednesday, according to the depmy game wrden. AI leparations are being I The 12th a_rmual convention of made for the (rpevng of school the Southea'n I4alm Moose asso - September 11, according to in-!ciation, pronounced by visitors trsd Thursday, August ===. 30 YEARS A60 I for the buriding of another fish'but they could  h A survey about town shows lpnd on the Crane ranch at eral thousand more pelion ( Nounan. The site is a splendid lake had about four hs th that many new homes and other i one at the big spring on the of water in it this sp,Mrs. buildings are being constructed ranch and the Rainbow Rod and last year, but the congelso[ in Montpelier this season. Some Gun Club hopes to have it fin- been pumping for , people say that the town is not ished in a few days for the re-*past, and the level is| Si growing but this is not true. 'ception of fry from the state ceding. y be Every year sees new structures thatchery.  d fl All kinds of wild be pare exceptnongmg up andto thetherule.present is no II The world moves fast. The more in evidence this i ',telephone has brought the citi- for several past. Ht The Montpelier chapter of lzens of France or England al- bushes are reported nd M War Mothers is holding its an-most as close to us as the man heavily loaded, kesd. nual picnic 'at Fish Haven today, i around the corner. We can ! speak to a continent 'across .trs. Minnie Dray hen The marriage of Miss Myrtle  thousands of miles of ocean in Hem'y are spending ant W Transtrum and Ed Williams took i but little more time than it LaGrande, Oregon, vimplo place in the Salt Lake Temple :: takes to reach the next state, atives and friends, n M( last Monday. IT he old saying about making the inch land left Monday for a trip Grant Staley and Duzette Rob-[ whole world kin has almost come  Edna Wilson returnetber,s true. from a week's visit i] through Yellowstone Park. ison spent last week touring 'and Salt Lake City. New( Yellowstone National Park. ting Carol Schmid and Shirley __ i Fred Rowland left Wednesday i noon for the Tmcup region' BUY U. S. SAVINGS prio] Quinn e visiting in Boise this Arrangements are complete lwhere he expects to do some Y, W week. -   work on some of his mining in- - wi and local t members as be-! terests in that section, i The annual Odd Fellows and -- I   i:o RAar Rebekahs picnic will be held ing the best held yet, eoncluded i I Sunday at the Mottpelier can- its three day convention here! All the resorts of Bear Lake yon camp. ! Saturday evening with a banquet have been doing a better busi- RootiNg e Cit l attended by 234 members, tel-ness than usual this summe we Sun4a y a lreston CC softball ' lwed bY a ball in tJae MHS gym 11 . Insulah0n L team defeated the Lions 5 to nasatm, if" icand M 4; am)ther 0( team defeated a --- []Jtl . J. ljt/. Jl:lJ[J Dorel S. Kinney, M an, pickl Mompelie team, 10 to 7. Mr. and Mrs. Grove Da]zymple OPTOMETRIST and son Joel of Salt Lake City Residential Shinglim. Annie and Mary Lauridsen are visiting in Motpelier this PHONE 63 Built-Up Roofinl spent the week end visiting in week. OFFICE HOURS Repair Work eroy ]%Lley and Twin Falls.. )Y ApPOINIMEIr FREE ESTIMATES on ( The Montpelier stake Primary Medical Arte Building ALL WORK GUARAt officers held an outing at the 8'h end Wa|hlngton Str 668 CLAY- PHOH1;we Montpeliex camp grounds Tues- Montpelier, Idaho day, wih ,about 35 attending. ,, *MRfc r A Conoco t/re ch hss you fed/rig safer, more conMent beh/nd the wheal. e Put your clar - and your cares in CO hands Yes, your cares are our concern. That's why your Conoco checks tires, ba, radiator, and mak your windshield sparkle. Every- thing's checked (ffyou have the time), nothing is left to chce. You feel care- FREE when you start your car.., the way your Conoco Dealer wants you to feel. Why don't you join the tomiand who am condn Conoco every- day  get the HORest Brand Going? HOTTEST BRAND O01Ne Dealer so quickly and carefully ...CONOCO! 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