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rHE SHOSHONE JOURNAL
Volume 37
THE SHOSHONE JOURNAL
Established 1832
SHOSHONE, IDAHO, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1918.
SOUTHERN IDAHO DEMOCRAT
Established 1914
Number 34j
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WILL smash the German line
in France if you will smash
that Damnable Hun propaganda
at home.—General Pershing

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DIETRICH.
Now' that school is closed, Red Cross
meetings adjourned, church services
discontinued and all social gatherings
suspended on account of the influenza
epidemic, news items from Dietrich are
as scarce as any good deeds among the
war lords of Germany.
It is a bad wind that blows no good.
School being closed gi^es the big boys
a chance to do some good work in help
ing their folks in the potato harvest.
Incidentally, Dick King is now engaged
in helping his grand-dad put away the
fruits of the garden for winter use.
Mrs. Ray Ellison, sister of Mrs. J. A.
Bailey, has arrived here and will oc
cupy rooms in the restaurant during
the absence of her husband, who is
now' in New York en route to France
to help lick the war lords. Mrs. E. P.
King is domiciled at the same place.
Mrs. Bailey is likely to bid adieu to
her husband before long. Then the
restaurant building will be occupied by
three patriotic young women who have
■willingly lent their lords to help the
holiest cause that mortal ever lost or
gained.
Secretary of State Daugherty and
Mrs. Daugherty were this week's vis
itors with Me. and Mrs. Hal Cornell.
Three car loads of potatoes have been
shipped this week to Oklahoma. These
■with the many cars of wheat and hay
beiqg shipped give to Dietrich an air of
business, notwithstanding the general
cessation of many kinds of work during
the epidemic.
Miss Harris, one of our popular
Teachers, suspending her vocation on
account of the closed schools, is now
helping C. F. Borden with his clerical
work during the rush of shipments
Mrs. F. C. Smith, one of our teach
ers, entertained her sister teachers,
Miss Patterson and Miss Harris, at
dinner in her rooms in the hotel last
Monday.
Mrs. Shellman was a Shoshone vis
itor last Wednesday. She has received
information that her sen, Lyall, badly
■wounded in the European war, has
been sent to the hospital at Lake
Champlain, N£w York.
The Irrigation company now has a
force of men—as large a force as the
scarcity of men will permit—engaged
in blasting and removing rock from
lateral 102A in the soutlieeast corner
of the tract.
There are probably from 30 to 40
and women in the Dietrich tract
voters.
men
who have not registered
They are warned that if they do not at
tend to this before 9 o'clock on Satur
day evening, November 2, they will not
be able to vote for any state, district
or county officer at the general elec
And if they neglect this Amer
vill have no right to
as
Tion.
ican duty they
complain if things go wrong. Satur
day, October 26 and Saturday. Novem
ber 2. S S. ing the registrar, will be
in his office at Dietrich all day.
WOOD RIVER CENTER GRANGE.
Harry Turnbull, Fred Gehrig, B. Ber
nard, A. Bayless went up to the moun
tains to help Lester Cannon gather
their cattle to bring down for the van
ter.
Pearl Butler has returned borne from
Shoshone where she has been working.
H. Sandy was in town Friday.
Messrs. Hastings. Love, Warren,
Luloff, Mills returned from their hunt
ing trip with a deer apiece.
Mrs. Lester Cannon visited with
Mrs. Harry Turnbull for a few days
this week.
Hattie Peck motored to Gooding
Wednesday.
Florence Butler visited with Mrs.
Hastings the first of this week.
Mrs. Ivle and Mrs. Vieira called on
Butlers Saturday evening.
A. Butler, Cbas. Butler and Harry
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Wednesday. They saw ;
scenery and that was all.
Frank Alvin Cannon is on the sick
lot of fine
list.
Mr. I\ie has traded his old Chevrolet
on a new one.
Alfred Sandy has been quite sick this
week.
Mrs. Butler and daughters, Violet,
Florence and Bertha, visited with Mrs.
Sandy Sunday.
BIG WOOD RIVER NEWS.
Nn Spanish influenza on the North
Shoshone tract that we know of.
Mrs. Ryan and Mrs. Mills motored
•to Gooding and Shoshor.e .vfondav.
Our school dismissed
| Tueadav at the Rvan hom*e.
reeks ago
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account of influenza.
and
Mrs.
Gtiseke
children spent
Mrs. Earl Burdett who underwent an
operation in Gooding three
is slowly improving
Mrs. A. L. Horn is numbered with
the sick this week.
Thanksgiving will soon he here, but
on account of this epidemic don't sup
pore there will be much exciement on
Big Wood.
J. A. Mills had quite an accident with
his car last week caused by a connect
ing rod coming loose.
Mrs. Harrison Ryan took Mrs.
Mills to Gooding Saturday to get Mrs.
Burdett, but they found her not so
well and Dr. Lamb said she could not
be moved sooner than Thursday.
S. H. Ryan received word from his
brother Tanner, who is at Fort Stev
ens. Oregon, saying he was leaving
Saturday foi Virginia.
The family of Charles Cleveland took
dinner Sunday at the Sparks home.
Tony Boesenger killed hogs Saturday.
The many friends of Mr. and Mrs
Robt. Hewitt will be pleased to know
they reached their destination safe,
only having one accident The gasoline
tank caught fire but no damage was
done. Mrs Hewitt says Michigan does
not seem like it did seven years ago.
Much praise should be given Ward
Mills, the 14-year-old son of J. A. Mills.
He has caught four large lynx cats and
four skunks this fall already.
MOSES N. WEBB IN OPEN
LETTER CONDEMNS N. P L.
Wt iser American.
M. N. Webb, the well known Mann
Creek farmer and former member of
the Idaho legislature, is out in an open
honorable
They set
• own principles
and gave their
•on oui
letter taking issue with the Non-Par
tisan league and advising his fellow
farmers to hive nothing to do with it.
His letter is addressed to the "Loyal
Democrats of Idaho," and is as follows:
"Democrats, loyalty is one of the
great virtues, and is in great demand
at the present time. He who is dis
loyal at this time will not live long
enough to get rid of the stain.
"We are to be put to the test as
never before. Will. we as a party
prrve true? I hope we will, and you
will. Remember the wilful twelve.
Don't be disloyal.
"'In 1912 when the Republican party
were dissatisfied with a steamroller
ticket, they put out another ticket and
called it Progressive. They headed it
with as loyal a man as lived and fol
lowed up with a perfectly
and loyal set of candidates,
before the people tl eii
on their own platform
reason for llieir course.
own, but ask the Democrats to help
The
This was fair,
Now, we democrats have been unhorsed
by everything but Democrats. A lot
of Socialists, pro-Germans, I. W. W.'s
and Republicans who
Democrats. They know they could not
win office on a straight ticket of their
er the other faction.
say they are
them put
them in possession of the
beloved state of
gnvernnient of our
Ida ho.
"Some of their leaders are disloyal
Socialists, I. W. VYVs anti pro-Germans,
>i rejected Republic;!'is. Others are
suspected of disloyalty. None of the
candidates should be
called true Demociats. No true,
straight and loyal Democrat should be
found helping put them ir. possession
of our government.
"In other states the Non-Partisans
have unhorsed the Republicans in a
similar wav, saying they are Republi
Non - Pa rtisan
cans.. goes are hy
pocrites, deceiving the people.
"Take for example our Non-Partisan
candidate for congfess, L. 1. Purcell.
Ht is a life-long Republican who can
not win on his own ticket, and aft
helping make the Republican state
platform this year he says he is a
Democrat. Rhades of Ananias, such
hypocrisy. Honor is a precious jewel,
but do you Democrats think It rests on
• of L. I. Purcell? Well, I don't
eithter. Wouldn't it turn your stom
achs to have to say Hon. L. I. Purcell?
The same of Jeppesen, Samuels, et al.
They were put on the Democratic tick
et by everything but Democrats. Now
what shall we do? What ought we to
Do we Democrats owe the Bol
the hi
do?
sheviks our votes? Are we going to
give our state over to hypocrites and
disloyalists? That would make
a
party to the act, disloyalists ourselves.
I prefer to vote for straight, honorable
Republicans a straight, honorable tick
et. We recommend the same course to
a!1 true and loyal Democrats. Now
you farmers and townspeople who are
loyal at heart, do not be farther de
ceived. Germany first wants to de
ceive the world, then ruin it. Don't
help any of their side-shows.
"Be true, loyal citizens now and you
will never regret it.
"M. N. WEBB."
GOODING FIGHTING FOR
THE HONOR OF IDAHO
Frank R. Gooding is making the fight
in Idaho that the daily press of the
state should have made many months
ago.
He is making the fight in Idaho that
the St. Paul Dispatch and other loyal
papersmade in Minnesota, saving the
honor and protecting the good name of
that state.
He is making the fight in Idaho that
the Oregonian made in Oregon and that
the Butte Minor made in Mr
both these states have been saved from
the red hand of state Socialism.
He is making the fight for the honor
of Idaho, and every loyal red-blooded
man and woman in the state should
enlist under the standard he has raised.
The fight is on; there are but two
sides. Let every man do his duty.
Scotch the snake of Socialism.—New
Freedom.
THE MASK OFF.
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j The grinning skeleton of anarchy in
its most violent form is always found
whenever the mask of patriotism is
torn off the Non-Partisan leaders. Here
in Idaho they pose as democrats. In
North Dakota they stole the organiza
tion of the Republican party and use
it in the same manner as they use the
Democratic party in Idaho.
When Ray McKaig came to Idaho
last winter he stated that he was at
that time state secretary of the Repub
lican party in North Dakota. Here is
a resolution recently passed by the
Non-Partisan organizations in Het
tinger and Adams counties, North Da
kota :
"Whereas. *t is the sense of the peo
ple in control of the present nominees
of the Republican party that the state
should own the business in the state
of North Dakota: and, Whereas, we
believe in equality and justice: Be it
resolved that our state committeeman
I be instructed to have placed in the
platform of the Republican party and
nominees for the legislature for the
Forty-ninth legislative district be in
structed to advocate the state owner
ship of farm lands, horses, c.ntt'e and
machinery and that the same be ac
three years immediately preceding the
war.
quired on the basis of value for the
Now you farmers of Lincoln county
read that and stop to consider it before
you vote this fall.
This league pro
poses in North Dakota to force state
ownershio of all property Farms shall
be taken over by the state on the basis
of their value three years immediately
preceding the war. Are you ready to
?uin o\ ei i our farm to the state on the
basis of its value April 6. 1911? Do]
you wish to forever be remanded to the
pos'tion of tenant farmer and have all
Can
your property held in common?
you get a more exact copy of the Rus- j
sian revalution th;
that?
HAVE YOU SOLD YOUR HA}'?
R. E. Shepherd, Manager of North
Side Tract, states that hay in North
Idaho is selling for $34 per ton. Live
stock owners are shipping cattle out
on account of lack of feed. Mass
meeting of farmers to discuss the situ
ation has been called for Saturday,
October 26, 1918, at 2 p. m. on the
court house lawn at Shoshone. It is
expected to petition Director Gerenal
McAdoo to grant special freight rates
to relieve the situation in North Idaho,
Harvey Allred has been invited to
speak.
Very truly yours,
County Agricultural Agent.
HOME SERVICE COMMITTEE WORK
troubles
Open from 1 to 5
To those having !
s, brothers, hus
bands or other relatives in the army,
navy or air service:
Do you receive your allotment regu
larly?
Are you in doubt as to what you
should do regarding insurance?
The Home Service Section of the
Red Cross will gladly help you to ad
just these things, or other
you may have.
Home Service room over the Lane
Hardware store,
every afternoon.
URGENT CALL FOR NURSES.
Owing to the present influenza epi
demic, the Red Cross Department of
Nursing desires to get in touch with
every graduate nurse, every woman
who has had any training, every prac
tical nurse, and every' woman who has
taken the training to be a nurses' aid.
Use your newspapers to issue the call.
Have reports go to the chapters from
them to the division director. The
Red Cross offers to graduates $75 and
expenses, and to undergraduates and
aids from $30 to $50, according to qual
ifications, with expenses Division of
fice must direct assignments.
Forward names and amount of train
ing to the Department of Nursing at
the division office, 211 White Bldg.,
Seattle, Wash., as soon as listed.
MAY S. LOOIS,
Director Dept, of Nursing.
War Work for Women.
The County Chairman of the Wom
en's Committee of National Defense,
has a book on occupations for women
in war work. Many young women
have found just what they wanted by
eonsulting its pages, nyone wishing
adviee please consult the chairman.
Mrs. Fred W. Gooding. A plan is on
foot whereby every one will be asked
to sing the same songs at the same
time on Thanksgiving morning
throughout the* country.
UNITED WAR WORK CAMPAIGN.
November 11 to 18 there will be con
ducted what is to be known as the Un.
ited War Work Campaign for the pur
pose of raising the sum of one hun
died sev enty million five hundred thou
sand dollars for the use of the seven
great organizations working with our
soldiers and our allies for the relief of
suffering and providing comforts and
necessities which are obtainable in no
There is no longer any ne- [
other way.
cessity of arguing with the American
people about the necessty and benefits
of ths work or that through these or
ganizations alone are we assured of
the most economical and honest dis
tribution and use of our mo ley for its
legitimate
PAY.
you are asked to pay a just debt you
owe to those who are fighting your bat
tles.
DON'T TALK.
purpose.
You are not asked to GIVE;
THE WELFARE CAMPAIGN.
Seven welfare organizations serving i
American and allied soldiers at home |
and overseas have combined, at the ;
request of President Wilson, in a drive
for war funds duringthe week of No
vember 11 to 18.
These organizations are the Young I
Men's Christian Association, National j
Catholic War Council (includes the |
Knights of Columbus, American library
Community
Service. Jewish Welfare Board and the
Association, War Camp
Salvation Army.
A nation-wide campaign to raise
$170,500,000 will be carried on. Eight
western states together with Alaska,
and Hawaii have been asked to raise
five per cent of this amount or $8,525,
000. This is apportioned as follows:
California $4,688,750; Washington $1,
278,750; Oregon, $767,250; Montana
$511,500; Idaho $426,250; Utah $341,000;
Wyoming $196,075; Nevada $85,250;
Hawaii $213,125; Alaska $17,050.
The.Idaho campaign is under the
general direction of C. A. Barton,
chairman, Richard E. Randall, cam
paign director, and a state executive
committee, consisting of representative
members from each organization par
ticipating.
Plans for the campaign are being
rapidly worked out and the most efifec
tive combination of workers ever un
ited in a single effort in Idaho is being
built up.
The slogan of the workers in the
campaign will be: "Every person in
Idaho seen and given an -opportunity
to give!"
The slogan for the state: "All il
needed!"
Every cent of the great national fund
of $170,000,000 will be prorated among
the affiliated organizations and used in
war work. Every cent of Idaho's $126,
250 contribution will be used for the
welfare and to sustain the morale of
American and allied soldiers and sail
ors.
State, county and local committees
have been formed and the campaign
will be carried to every home in Idaho.
The response of the nation to this
rill prove the soul of America
and her loyalty to her fighting forces:
the response of Idaho and he. - gener
osity will be a tribute of love from the
hearts of her people to her bovs and
all the boys offering their lives that
Liberty and Righteousness shall not
perish form the earth.
appeal
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ballot, that, I
NO REAL DEMOCRATIC TICKET.
It should be clear to the voter this
fall in looking over his
should he be a Democrat, he has no
state Democratic ticket to vote for.
True, on the ballot will appear a list
of candidates with the word "Demo
cratic'' after each of the individuals
masquerading under the Democratic
title, but this is the list framed by the |
Non-Partisan league. The word Non
I
Partis
ticket.
It must be thoroughly understood
i that the Non-Partisan went into the
Democratic primary and stole the or
I ganizatfon and the name, and the Non
Partisan candidates, some of whom are
| renegade Republicans and some of
the camouflage of "Democratic," so
i really no Democratic state
ticket, and most Lemocratic party
workers understand this, though it
[may not occur to the average individual
when he looks at his ballot.
As Fred Floed has very truthfully
"The Democrats have no ticket
itself does not appear ofi the
'' bom :
orialists, are bunched under
(said:
in the field this year," the name having
been filched from the regular partisans,
The Republican and Socialist tickets
on the ballot are the only two sailing
under their own colors, and there is
nothing bogus about either of them,
But the so-called Democratic ticket is
not a Democratic ticket, and every
where the word occurs after a na'me on (
. I
the state ticket it covers a Non-P
tisan.
The ballot is of much different form j
this election and the candidates must !
be voted for separately, and it will re
quire much more time to cast a ballot
than formerly. But unless you con
done the offense of the Non-Partisans
in raping the Democratic party steer
clear of every name on the state ticket
that bears the title "Democratic," for
it is not of that party, and is not en
dorsed by that party.
-
Addison T Smith of Twin Falls,
has been renominated for c>
'the primaries without opposition, has
actively supported the government's
[plans for preparedness and sonsistenl
ly sustained the president in all his
recommendations for the enactment of
emergency legislation and ample
propriations for the conduct of the
He is the author of a bill which has at -
traded the attention of the leaders of
both branches of congress and is
CONGRESSMAN SMITH'S RECORD.
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gresa in
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v'ir.
strongly recommended by Secretary' for
enactment next session, to provide
farms for returning soldiers on re
claimed arid, swamp and cut-over
lands, under the provision of which
soldiers and sailors will have the pre
ference right of employment and entry.
Congressman Smith has been active
In support of prohibition legislation,
woman's suffrage, rural credits, the fix
ing of a price for wheat, which will en
courage ample production and give the
farmers a fair profit. He has also ad
vocated legislation to regulate the price
of farm machinery, vehicles, harness
and other commodities farmers have
to buy. He has specialized on the an
actment of legislation for the benefit of
settlers on the public land and has sev
eral law's of this character to his cred
it.
He initiated and carried to
cessful conclusion legislation providing
for the government to take over the
King Hill Irrigation Project, for which
$600,000 was appropriated, saving to
the settlers their homes and earnings
of years. A bill which he introduced
over a year ago has been made the
basis of a systematic plan, strongly
endorsed by the administration, to en
courage private capital to invest in ir
rigation bonds where the projects are
constructed by the Reclamation serv
ice. under which the Bruneau, North
Side-Minidoka, Fort Hall and other
proposed .irrigation projects will be
constructed. His prompt and intelli
gent attention to the requests of his
constituents has attracted to him a
large personal following regardless of
politics, who are interested in his re
election.
SHALL IDAHO BE GOVERNED
FROM NORTH DAKOTA?
If the state ticket, headed by Samuels
for governor, and nominated by the
Non-Partisan league, not by Demo
crats, shall be elected Idaho's state af
fairs will be run from North Dakota
by Townley and Arthur Le Seuer.
Townley is the absolute boss of the
Nor.-Partisan league, and Le Seuer, the
I. W. W. leader and Socialist and dis
loyalist, is the pmcipal adviser and
executive secretary of the league. In
North Dakota every official act is di
rected by Townley and Le Seuer. The
state officials there are mere dum
mies.
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In Idaho the hand-picked candidates
I of the league are also to be mere dum
I * mies if the Non-Partisan league wins
in the November election. Like every
legislative candidate of the Non-Par -
j tisan league, they are pledged to take
no action without the approval of the
executive committee of the league,
I which means Townley and Le Seuer.
j Such a state of affairs would mean
| Idaho's public affairs run from the out
j s ' p rabid Socialists, by men who
J se t U P a Bolshevikl government
" n Idaho.
We have ever >' confidence that the
Io >' aI citizPns of . Maho ' irrespective of
party, will administer a sharp rebuke
to this plan of the Non-Partisan league
and elect the Republican ticket from
top to bottom.
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Maa ' aveated r the te ' ephone ' but v '°~
manholds the line,
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fla £ out fr ° nt ° ( the,r homes are
milk-mg it tell a lie.
Sugar hoarders who are hanging the
_ It _ is the power to murder at will
that makes the Kaiser a menace to civ
ilization. If he were no more than an
egotist the world could smile.
Man invented wndow screens, then
nature came along and produced in
sects small eftough to go through the
meshes.
There the matter satnds.

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