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THE SHOSHONE JOURNAL THE SHOSHONE JOURNAL Established 183" VOL. 34 SHOSHONE, IDAHO, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13, 1918. El; ORA I Number 4! *r FACTS T HE Government aslu that a certain amount of money for ita war work be raised by the tale of War Saving Stamps. T ✓ HE amount hat been apportioned among the various status. Each State has apportioned its amount among the Counties. Lincoln County has been apportioned: $142.680.00 HHBB H ALF of this must be raised by the North End of the County. T HE County has raised about $50,000.00 and approximately half of this d has come from the North End of the County. The campaign to raise the balance of this fund will be carried on TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY, DEC. 17-18 S HOSHONE and North Shoshone will be required to raise $15,000.00, Dietrich $5,000.00 and Kimama $500. C F. BORDEN M County Chairman and will have charge of the work in Shoshone. $30,000.00,^Richfield Richfield Dietrich Committee, H. E. Cornell, Chairman; Vance Shellman and Norman Cole/? Y OU will be called upon by the eommittee v next Tuesday or Wednesday for your sub* scription. The amount you will be asked to subscribe has been fixed by the Council of Defense on as equitable a basis as possible. When the Committee calls Committee: R. E. Mickelwait, Chairman; T. B. Brush and W. M. Tomlinson. DONT ARGUE SUBSCRIBE r Don't be ashamed to face them The boys are coming home soon, when they come. have already purchased will fee deducted from your T HE War Saving* Stamps you present assessment—provided you still own them. T HIS space is paid for and contributed by the following Business Firms of Shoshone. C. F. Borden, Capt. Phillips, Stockgrowers, Gem State Lumber Co., Keefer & White, Cash Grocery, Hansen Garage and The Golden Rule. • SHOSHONE CAPITAL IN BIG DEAL. A deal that ha» been in progress for »orne time in rhich nearly $300,000 of Shoshone capital is involved has been consumated with the following results, I The men behind the deal are Joe Keefer, Gilbert White, Gus Keeff r and Frank T. Disney. These gentlemen have incorporated as a hotel company arnt have purchased the Rogerson hotel ;it "Twin Falls, including the McIntosh drug store which was connected witnp.as the hotel. The consideration being $135,000, The same gentlemen have also incorporated and secured their charter for a National bank at Twin Falls to be known as the Twin Falls National, it will have a cash capital of $150,000 and I Joe Keefer will be president and Gil ' bert White cashier of the new bank. This of course means that Shoshone will lose Gilbert White and Joe Kee/ r :»s citizens. But it also means a strong chain of National banks in Idaho which will include the Lincoln Cou .it y National, the Jerome National and this new Twin Falls National. These men have lived practically all surplus of $15.000. The president has awarded in the name of congress a medal of honor to the fàllowiiig-namcd enlisted man for the act of gallantry set forth after his name: . . Thomas C. Nelbaur, private. Com pan y M, 16Tth Infantry. For conspic uous gallantry and intrepidity above and beyond «the call of duty in action against the enemy near Landers St. Georges, France, Oct. 16, 1918. On the afternoon of Oct. 16, 1918, when the Cote de Chatilon had just been gained after bitter fighting, and the summit of that.strong bulwark in the Kriem hilde Stellung was being organized, Private Noibaur was sent out on patrol with his automatic rifle squad tc cn filade enemy machine gun nests. As he gained the ridge, be sat up his au tomatic rifle and was directly there after wounded in both legs by fire from 1 their lives in this section of Idaho and know* the territory as w'ell or better than any other equal number of Idaho busines s men and they show their faith in its future by t'|eir works. IDAHO BOY WINS MEDAL OF HONOR ON FIELD OF BATTLE ' a hostile machine gun -on his flank. The advance wave of the enemy troops counter-attacking had about gained the ridge, and although practically cut j off and surrounded, the remainder liis detachment being killed or w-ound- : ed, this gallant soldier kept his auto- ' matic rifle in operation to such effect ! thaf by his own efforts and b ytire i from the skirmish line of his company I I a t° iéa stone hu idredyard a in at nasi one nuaureu a™ ■■■ ms iea ; the a tack was checked. The enem, wave being halted and lying prone four of the enemy attacked Private N ?" at close quarters. These he ki.led. | He then moved alone among the enemy lying on the ground about him. in the jnidst of the fire from his own lines and by coolness and gallantry captui r eleven prisoners at the point of his pistol and. although painfolly wounded brought them Wk to our lines. The counter-attack in full force was arrest ed. to a large extent, by the single ef forts of this soldier whose heroic ex ploits took place against .the skyline lr. full view of lug entire battaliorn WE'LL BUY 'EM TODAY. The Yankees are sailing, the trans ports are trailing, over the feathery foam ! laddies are coming, our coming hack home! that darned kaiser, they've made him lots wiser, they've driven the brute out of France: we sent the>* set him to running, they kicked the blamed cuss in the pants! We knew they would do it, of c ourse we all knew it—we knew they would rampse to the Rhine: 'twas their duty, they done it. and the war—oh, they've won it and they're coming, they're coming to Us o'dY the brine! them, we're hungry to greet them with shouting with music with song: they're returning to homefires Our laddies aie coming, our laddies are They've licked them a gunning. We've eager to meet stiil heroes burning, to firesides all lonely too long! We'll set the flags waving for the lads who've been saving the world from the lust of the Hun: in song and in story we'll boast of their glory— of the won derful deeds they have done! crown them with roses, we'll blow ouf old noses to hide the emotions that we'll miss some dear We'll stir us inside: laddies who left mothers and daddies jand for freedom in Flanders have died —Opr hearts will be swelling, our tear s will be telling the ashamed, cannot say: thing our lips. "Oh. laddies We forgot what you We'll buy them dinged War don't scold us! told us Stamps today!" Earl Way land Bowman. A RECEPTION FUND. The money, amounting to some »85.1 hich the ladies of the Defense Council raided at their tag day sale some time ms raised for the purpose of g*' " •>g°. . ing the departing soldiers some s ort of I friendly good-by in a public way. The ? of the war removed the necessity I cios for such use and in response to num •hat purpose the' crons inquiries as to ladies now proposed using the find.;, the Journal is authorized to announce that it Is to be used in giving a recep lion to the hoys on their return. EPISCOPAL CHRISTMAS TREE. -- . . There will be a Christmas tree at the Episcopal church for the Sunday ^school. Christ mac Eve. Dec. 24. RED CROSS ROLL CALL. Beginning next Monday, December 16, the Red Gros» in America will have v , *Tn\ Du, „ in f thlS 7 eek each member will be called upon for a The value, the importance ami the necessity of the Red Cross are so ap 'parent and have been proven over and (over so many times that it would seem 'is superfluous to present argument urging support* of the Red Cross as it w ould to argue with a man the neces §ity of supporting his family, or get i'ting a doctor and a nurse in times of sickness. Vet the facts remain Idaho a piembership of only 86,070 .and there remain in the state 171,128 per sons eligible to membership who have not joined. The possibilities of re cruiting for -membership in Idaho. therefore are abundant. a Roll Call \v enewal, and each member asked to as sist in securing new members. The membership fee is just ONE BIG itOUND DOLLAR. If you wish the Red Cross magazine the subscription price will be another dollar. Archie Bowler will have charge of the work for the Lincoln County Chapter and it is planned to have assistants in sufficient number to complete the roll call MONDAY. ^ Ik YOU HAVE A HEART AND A DOLLAR be ready Monday to help this committee complete its work. The burden placed on the Red Cross by reason of the closing of the war will be fully as great possibly for a time greater, than had the war contin aed - . ( ' >ur boy f * r ? m * s p oa hone are fl *?ht»ngr. suffering. d >' in & fo J the P ro ' tect on ot your hoe and fami *X and bus " in ® fl S* __ . .. recent Mrar Work drive the Shoshone committee approached a cer ,Hin s ç bo01 tacher in our town for a subscription and were met with the re sponse: 'If those soldiers want these Juxuries and comforts and necss.ties lpt th em get out and work for the money just a s I do. Now if you feel that wav about this Red Cross mem hership. don t join. The boys don t want your money, they JU st want your n ™ e ' ™ e> ' w11 "** hom e soon and * r,H want to kr >° w wh ° you are and just bow you feel abbut their work ln * rance ' _ __ __ DR- ZELLER TO MOVE TO JEROME. , pe ? ple ° f . i, ,^° S , h0 .^ e î e £ r " |' wth n ,"' ch "'S" 51 that Dl - ZePer bas deelded 10 move to Jerome where be has a proposition tha seems to_ jus y Pls br ® ak,n S away Loin . hoshone fnebdi8 and business. Dr. Zeller came [° ' h ° sb ° ne ,pb >bar8 "go anc h.iS| >een ,a " le actl ' e and successful pnic ' lce of bls P*"fashion «ver s ' n> i e ' ,. m e bas esbl lsbed re P>Ration a skill ful and successfulI surgeon and medical pmctitioner which reaches far beyond ' bounds of bls stl . ictly , OC al terri additIon t o his successful f»-actic* Dr. Zeller has always been a mo8t active citizen ln all public mat . (el . s con( . erni;ig the we |f a re of the corn mun , t For a number of year8 he has bcpn county chairman of the Republi ean par t y a nd has been especially ac c , n the performance o( a „ civic du . >J ioa during the pcriod of the war. Jer Qme wi „ , n a raighty gocKi clt izen an(J profe8slonal man ot great skill aad ab j bty He leaves in Shoshone a large circ j e of ( r j ends and jxitrons who re regTet tbat circumstances make it more profitable for him to leave this city. WATCH YOUR WATER RIGHT. The recent decision of the Supreme court # in the Furbee case brings the water right question under the Idaho Irrigation project to an acute stage. The substance of the court decision is that so long as the State Land Board does not cancel its order authorizing the Idaho Irrigation company to sell land such sales are legal and withia the right of the company. As soon as this decision was an nounced John Badley, engineer for the Farmers' Protectve League, and Ben Darrah. the acting president, went to Boise to interview the State Land Board. The question brought before the board was whether or .not it would take the necessary action to protect the set tlers by withdrawing from market ail unsold lands on some discussion withdraw said lands, and in another column will he found an advertisement of the lKjard making such withdrawal. It is of interest to oiir farmers to know how the members of the hoard voted on this importa.it question. Governor Alexander, Miss Redfleld and Attorney General Walters voted yes. Van Deusen and Dougherty voted no. the project. After the board voted to A meeting is called for Saturday, De t - 14. to determine what is the best action to take in the matter to protect YOl r R WATER RIGHT. If you are interested in an Idaho Irrigation water right you cannot afford to miss this meeting. AT HOME TO STAY. ^ ^ ^ arrived * home to ^ b regularly installed in civil life |__ ajn and thelr soldler days wil , be but memory of a duty well performed. from the army and They wili 1 ON THE PRESIDENT'S SHIP. Word has been received from Arthur ; Terhune that he was !a>vs selected from one of twelve boys j the Great Lakes J \-.,\ a i Training Station to serve on the j '>e-~e Washington on its trip with the ; ' ! - is no small honor for one boys and we al! • over his good fortune. | i DIETRrCH. J. Kelly, !.. E. Joy and W. T. Pat terson, three of our patriotic and phil anthropic citizens, are arranging for a New Year's visit to Butte. The report er understands that Montana goes dry at that time, and the s e Dietrich citi zens are gonig there jto show our neigh bors how reforms of this nature accomplished in Idaho. H. M. Beach, Hr,, is finishing a well constructed truss bridge across the wide lateral near the He;,graves resi dence at Besslen. are Mi^s Myrtle Borden who has been suffering from a severe case of pneu monia in the hospital at Pocatello, is reported better this Thursday. ' For SOIne days hcr recovery was considered V ery doubtful Harvey M. Beach. Jr„ has bought of Lo , lia Carlin, of Alt. Vernon, Washing ton, the forty acre farm formerly owned by j E McDougall ' Wesley* Kepford is at Pocatello seek j ng employment in the operating de partm ent of the O. S. L. railroad, Bosnien schools closed again last Tuesday on account of the prevalence of tbe influenza. Fred D. Aiost has sold to Tyler Christian for his sister, Mrs. Flossie Snider of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, the eighty acre farm formerly owned by S. s King ' ' Alv i n ' Kepford. who has been in tralnlng for the army at Camp Lewl s , has been released from military duties and lf> home again. Mrs R x Cantrin ha8 returned from a j ongr v j sit to her revives out in Washington. There was bom to Mr. and Mrs. Ja», W*. Patterson, domiciled at the Die trich hotel temporarily, a fine baby boy who C ame to visit his relatives at S o'clock Thursday morning, E. E. E s tes who came with his family f rom Orgon last spring, and has made a f arm here, left Thursday for Port Iand w here he will spend the winter in profitable employment. Several members of the Fred RJith cr f ord family are suffering with the mnunza. 0 E Borden has been in Pocatello thus far this week at t h e bedside of his daughter. Alyrtle. The action of the State Land Board last Monday in cancelling all former notices advertising Carey Act lands as being open for entry in thi s and Gooding county, and declaring those projects c ontain no more land subject to entry- is joyously endorsed by the fai . merK here who are contending for j tho ir rights with the IiTigation com , pany Daugherty's negative vote on the proposilion is no surpr i se to the ; farmers here who have always regard ed him as the s ervant of the company, ^ good number from here will attend the farmers' meeting at Shoshone, Sat Urd ' l> WOOD RIVER CENTER GRANGE. ' The ladies of the North Shoshone Auxiliary turned in three pairs of socks and two sweaters in November. Mrs. Harry Cannon two pairs of socks, Florence Butler one pair of socks and Mrs. Ray Vaughan one sweater, Mrs. Lester Cannon one sweater. School district No. 29 is still going and no new cases of the flu yet. Hattie Peck spent Sunday with Mr$. Vieira. Clarence Butler has been on the sick list this week. Mrs. J. Ivie and Miss Stiner called on Mrs. Warren Sunday. Mabel Franklin is staying with Mrs. H. Cannon this week. Mr. and Mrs. Kuka and Mrs. Harri son from Twin Fall g called on the Butlers Saturday. The ladies of the North Shoshone Auxiliary had better get busy and do their share of knitting. We still must knit. Mrs. Ivie has yarn. Mrs. Brotzman and Florence Butler called on Mrs. Vieira Sunday. Hurry Turnbull called on the Lester Cannons Sunday. Mrs- Butler and Mr. and Mrs. Lester Cannon were in town Wednesday, Mrs. Harrison from Twin Falls spent last week with the Kukas. EVERYBODY WILLING. The following bill introduced into congress Dec. 5. by our congressman. Addison T. Smith, is one which will meet with the approval of every citi zen of the whole country: A BILL To grant to every honorably dis charged soldier, sailor, and marine the uniform he is wearing at the time of such discharge and to provide for 90 days' pay after such discharge. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in congress assem bled. that every soldier, sailor, and ma rine in the army, navy, and marine corps of the United States, upon re ceiving an honorable discharge, shall be entitled to keep and retain as his own properly the uniform he is wear ing at the time of such discharge from the service and no charge nor debit whatever shall lie entered against the account of any such discharged soldier or sailor or marine by reason of his retaining said uniform. And there shall be paid to every such soldier, sailor, and marine full pay for the nineay days next ensuing after ;he date of his honorable discharge. HOME ON FURLOUGH. Dcino McMahon and Earl Swope arc each home on furlough for 30 days Thc> are both serving in the navy an ; are stationed at New York where they have been making tegular trips across the pond with one of Uncle Sam's transports.