Thursday, September 12, 1912

by Elizabeth

A passenger aboard a local interurban car was carrying three sticks of dynamite. The conductor wired for instructions and was told to put the man off the car. The passenger at first refused to leave but finally did so without trouble. (He was a coal miner.)

“One hears the terrible twang indigenous to this country issuing from kissable coral lips, hears maids in the finest raiment speaking with the hoarseness of ravens or with voices as badly managed as those of monkeys,” says the writer of a column on health and beauty hints. She goes on to explain how one may improve the voice.

Women Republicans of Idaho will hold a woman-only convention this week, presenting a full state ticket with women as the candidates. “They are disgusted at the wrangling within party ranks.”