We Can Save You Money
On Underwear for the whole family,
no matter what style or price you
Compare our prices with any other
and you will appreciate
Howland's Variety Store
• Phone 72 - Evans Bank Bldg. ♦
People and Events.
O. S. L. TIME CARD.
No. 6 _3:10 a.m. No. 83 ....8:25 a.m.
No. 18 ....10:45 a.m. No. 19 1:10 p.m.
No. 84 .9:16 p.m. No. 17 ....7:06 p.m.
8:15 p.m. No. 5 ....3:25 p.m
Per 100, Bulk, Grades
1, 2 and 3.
Turkey Red, dark.
Turkey Red, bleached.. 3.22 3.17 3.10
Early Raart, Gold Coin
and Bluestem . 3.19 3.14 3.07
.$3.25 $3.20 $3.13
3.22 3.17 3.10
Sacked wheat, in good, merchant
able sacks, 15c per 100 more.
3.15 3.10 3.03
Mackinaws are now ready.
O. R. Baum returned Wednesday
from Idaho Falls and Arco.
A nurse for Rockland arrived on
train from Burley tonight
School shoes for the boys. At the
old price. Fall Creek Merc.
L. C. Adolf of Pleasant valley is re
ported to be quite ill with influenza.
You will find many useful gifts for
the soldiers over-seas at Coleman's.
Call at City News Stand for daily
papers. W. H. Dack, Civil War Vet
Miss Katherine Walsh was taken
ill yesterday, reported to be influ
Now is the time to get a supply of
Pure Kettle Rendered Lard, only 30c
per pound at Sparks Meat Co.
Do your Xmas shopping now',
full new line of fancy neck wear. Fall
A letter has been received from
Roll Evans, stating that he is in the
trenches in France.
Boys all wool Jerseys in fancy
stripe. Very popular for school wear.
Fall Creek Merc.
Mrs. C. F. Dahlen, who has been in
the hospital for about a week, was
taken home yesterday.
Ray McKaig. state secretary for the
Nonpartisan league, was a Power
county visitor yesterday.
Miss Virginia Nunneliy arrived
from Salt CSke Tuesday night and is
assisting in the care of Dr. Noth.
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For Good Bread
Graham Flour Cornmeal Mill Run Bran
Barley Rye Sacks and Twine
Applied on All Purchases of
Wheat, Bulk or Sacked
THE ONEIDA ELEVATOR
THE ELEVATOR THAT SERVES YOU BEST
Paul Bulfinch has a steel range,
car and small house for sale.
Vote for R. O. Jones, for Probate
Judge on the republican ticket.—Advt.
J. M. Schwarz ran an ice pick
through his hand Wednesday. The
injury - is painful, but fortunately no
bones were broken.
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William Allard was in Rockland j
veste^v ri in a tbe F mterMmn e f S iHs ™ g
rfwWWnr r»nrLinV«Hvi f h
didacy for representative.
Hon. Frank Moore of Moscow,
Democratic candidate for the long
term for U. S. Senator, was a politi
cal visitor Tuesday.
The truck drivers are taking ad
vantage of the unusually good roads
for this season of the year to get in
ail the grain possible.
A few boxes of extra fancy applies,
real Al quality, at the Skagg Cash
Grocery. If you are wanting some
thing fine better see these at once.
Mrs. Chris Neu of Pleasant Valley
died yesterday, leaving a husband and
five children, the oldest of which is
ten. Her babe died Saturday. Mrs.
Neu, it is reported, died of influenza.
The banks were closed yesterday
afternoon as a token of respect to
Leonard Allen, the first victim of in
fluenza in this part of the county.
The deceased was a brother of H. C.
Allen, cashier of the Evans State
Joseph Lambert, the oil burner
man, has been in Rupert for the past
two weeks or more, where his wife
and children have been sick. They
are improving and he expects to re
turn to American Falls in the near
The person who stole the muff
from the Golden Rule Mercantile
show case Saturday afternoon is
known. If muff is returned no ques-1
tions will be asked. Otherwise, prose- j
eution will follow. Golden Rule Mer
The condition of Dr. Noth was so ser
ious Wednesday night that hopes for
his life were abandoned, and his
brother at Arbon was'sent for. He I
rallied yesterday and it is believed |
the crisis has passed. He is a very j
sick man. however.
A nephew of Dr. Schlitz died at Po
catello today. He was en route with
nine other young men to an army
cantonment, and three of the number
were taken from the train at Pocatel
lo to a hospital. It is understood the
young man had a wife and small child
The Rockland Chapter sent a big
lot of feathers to the Red Cross chap
ter Wednesday. That many people
aided in gathering them is shown by
the fact that they were enclosed in
sacks ranging from table salt sacks
tc flour sacks, and some in paper bags.
George S Butler. Republican can
dale for Auditor and Recorder.—Advt.
Mr. Solfe, driver for the Riverside
Mercantile Company, went home sick
Vote for ft. O. Jones, for Probate
Judge, who, tho a farmer is qualified.
Have your cans and pails filled with
pure lard, only 30c per pound at
Sparks Meat Co.
Did you ever think what a useful
gift for "Over Tl\ere" a good guaran
teed fountain peii or an EverSharp
pencil would make,
little room you know,
ner Jewelry Store.
It takes up very
Fourteen years of active experience
in banking and bookkeeping ought to
qualify me to satisfactorily serve the
people of Power County. C. Lee French
Will the New-s print the letter sent
from here to Boise about Davis hav
ing "free" power service? Will the
name signed to that letter add any
thing» to it? T f the people are interest
ed they should know all the facts in
I will appreciate the support of all
the voters of the county who consider
me worthy of and qualified for the of
fice of county recorder. Look up my I
record—it is all in Idaho. C. Lee
Bring in your cans and get your
winter's supply of Pure kettle render
ed lard at only 30c per pound at
Sparks Meat Co.
As a test of the patriotism of the
League, and in corroboration of their
apparent attitude of opposition to the
general war program, in the recent
Red Cross drive, North Dakota was
but gave only
$87,000, or 43 per cent of its quota. >
Similarly South Dakota, which is also
, a Nonpartisan hot-bed, gave but 34
j pPr cen t. At the same time Idaho
g . avc 204 Percent; Washington, about j
the same; Oregon. 141 per cent; Mas
sachusetts, 136 per cent; Michigan, I
144 per cent: and nearly every other [
state, more than was asked. I
Vote for R. O. Jones, the republican
candidate on the republican ticket, for
asked for $200,000,
Buy your sewing machine from a
livered and service rendered at all
times. Singer Sewing Machine
Pocatello, Idaho. Jhone 57-.I.
quality considered. Mail
your order to Pocatello.
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Leonard Allen, a young man whose
home was in Rockland, died Tuesday j,
at Bethany Deaconess Hospital, of
influenza. His wife and mother were
was h !narHed°a at Mme th more ne than H a
year ago to Miss^Fer'^alling of 1
Rockland Mrs iiion's I
1. ( land. Mrs. Allens mother came
up from Logan, Utah, to attend the
funeral, but was too ill to do SO. The
was taken to Rockland rndav
i ny as laaen to Kockiana toaaj
for interment. The deceased was a ;
brother of H C \llen and lohn w I r
momer or H. < • -'lien and John V\
Allen of American Falls. He was the i
ist victim of influenza so far as
known, from the Rockland valley,
where about lo" cases are reported.
COI R THEARINGS POSTPONED
Auditor Bultinsh is in receipt of in-!
structions from Judge Guheen. senior
jedge of this district, requesting him i
to notify all attorneys that there will I
be no more court hearings until fur-1
j Republican Candidate for County And
itor and Recorder.
GEORGE S. BITLER.
I located in Power County in 1908,
on a homestead near Arbon. I ini- !
proved the homestead, sold it. and
purchased another piece of land, near
American Fails, which I am farming
I came here to make a permanent
home, and to do niv part in develop
I ing the country.
I am above the draft age.
I have a High School education and
completed a business course in the
Kansas State Normal.
For two yea re I was in the treas
urer's office of Logan County, Kan
George S. Butler.
sas, where much of the work done by
the assessor and auditor in Idaho, was
combined with the treasurer's duties.
The work in the auditor's office will
not be new to me.
I submit my candidacy to the voters
of the county upon my qualifications
for the office, my standing as a citi -1
zen in the communities where I am
known and have lived, and upon my
permanancy. I will appreciate the
support of the people of the county,
and if elected will render the most
efficient and impartial service of
which I am capable.
GE ORGE S BUTLER.
—IWsS 1 —
Don't congregate iu crowds.
LIBERTY LOAN SUBSCB I ETIONS BY DISTRICTS.
Name of District
Subscribers Subscribed |
Ind. 2. Dockland .
3. Neeley .
3. Little Creek
4. Eliason .
5. Central .
7. East Fork .
8. Landing .
9. Mountain View
Arbon, Valley View .
Cedar Creek .
Pleasant Valley .
Cold Creek .
Oregon Short Line ...
Continental Oil and Northwestern Life, paid at Boise
(estimated) . .
CANDIDATE FOR AUDITOR.
I solicit the votes of the people of
Power county on my experience and
qualifications to fill the office of aud
itor and recorder. I have for nearly
fourteen years been engaged in bank
ifig and bookkeeping, either keeping or
supervising the keeping of books and 1
accounts, and feel that I ami quali- i
fisd * n every way to fill the office for ! al
which I am a candidate. I was fot ;
seven years with the First National ;
Bank of Rexburg, four years clerk in ;
the State Pure Food department, one I
and a half years assistant cashier of
the First National Bank of American
Falls, and for two years have been
with the Evans State Bank in the same !
position. I solicit the support of the
.■> ople on my qualifications to give
them satisfactory service.
Advt. C. LEE FRENCH. |
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ENEMY'S SEDAN-METZ FLANK
Further indications of an impend
in g major attack by the American
armies on the Verdun Jront came
\ VNkS .MANEUVER TO STRIKE
Wednesday in reports of fierce fight- j
ing around Vouziers. where the
French are hammering at the flank
Q f t h e forest position that appears to
j, avp hnldinsr un the general •
American movement Officiaf Cter
mTn ^eporS Zw the intensity of i
HghtinS and admit advances ' There . is
of^UmSïïîcT 6 "
acllon as oi gieat importance. ;
The ]j ne here forms almost a right
ang j # with the French forces which
,. rn< sed the \Une heading east
'Vu 0 6 \ east
ward through the hilly and wooded
rp£ri . m m ,rth of Grand Pre The]?.
r * s , nortn °t Grand rim- llu |i
Americans stand along the base of
same difticuIt territory and the fight- 1
fng Wednesday indicated a pinCPr e
movement to force the enemy out of'
the angle completely, into the open
ground byond. j
If this is accomplished, the left
flank of General Ligeett's American
First army will be released and ob- J
servers here feel confident that an j
American drive possibly covering the j
whole American front on both sides j
of the Meuse will shortly follow. The
objective of such a thrust would be |
primarily, it is said, the smashing of
the German left flank between Metz
GERMAN GOVERNOR GENERAL
PARDONS BELGIAN PRISONERS
Baron von Falkenhausen, the gov
ernor general of Belgium, according
to an official telegram from Brussels.
has pardoned all Belgians and neutral
residents condemned by military tri
bunals or militry commanders under
his jurisdiction except those convict
ed of common crime. The governor
general also ordered the release of
all Belgians and neutral citizens in
'erned in Belgium or Germany.
INFLUENZA MANIAC SLAYS WIFE
IND BABES AS -CURE.'
Mrs. Peter Marrazo and her four
babies are dead, at Chicago, their
throats cut and Marrazo was held at
he house of detention with his own
throat slashed, following a delirium
Marrazo. a laborer, had quit work
a week ago to nurse his wife and
children, who had contracted the
malady. He became infected himself
Tired of medicine, he told a neigh- ;
bor he would "cure them his own
way." and. according to the police, he j
cut their throats and then tried to kill !
Money at Easy Terms on
First Class Farm
Idaho Farm Lands for
Trade for Washing
American Falls, Id*ho
SHIPYARDS LOSE WORK
Contractors of Wooden Ships Failed
to Reach Standard; Building Pro
gram Not Curtailed.
Because of their inefficiency, from
15 to 20 shipyards now building wood
1 en ships for the emergency fleet cor
i poration will not receive any addition
! al contracts. In making this an
; nouncement Tuesday night. Chairman
; Hurley of the shipping board said
; there would be no curtailment of the
I shipbuilding program, the step being
taken to save materia! labor and I
As fast of the yards complete the |
! ships now under' construction, the
workmen will be sent to other Diants
which constantly arc in need of ad
-litional labor. Mr. Hurley would not
| make pun'ic the names of the yards.
no1 ' 'lid he indicate when the closing I
; of 'hem would begin.
1 The yards held to be inefficient
bave failed to deliver contract ships
! within the time or at the price speci
be< t in the contr acts, M r. Hurley said
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POPE PLEADS FOR BELGIUM.
[> r j,„. e Max "Promies" That Work of
Devastation Is to Be Stoimeil
appeal was made to Prince Wax
• 7To ■ as made to Princt Max
k ' m , penal Ge ™ an chancel
i rÜ? 6 Ä a8ki "F ^
portions of Belgtum^through^whlch
^ " C ° rdln * t0 «"
; Osservatore Romano, the semi-official
replv was received October 13
■ ■ r 3 re cei'ed UCtOber 13
giving assurances that categorical in
structions have heen issued hv the
nave Deen issued by me
|i German general staff that localities
should be preserv'd and resnected in
1 every way possible respected in
e ' ery wa > possible -
\ OTE FOR R. S. ANDERSON
j FOR PROBATE JUDGE
, The Probate Court and its records
J is the foundation for all lands titles
j and property rights—where it has
j passed through estates as yours may
j any time,
Just what will be the condition of
| your property—who is and who is not
an heir—what can be done to avoid
complications when you are gone—
and not here to explain and help are
matters that should be handled by the
best Probate talent available and save
expense of the widow and children.—
SALE OF ESTRAY.
Notice is hereby given that the fol
lowing described animal will be sold !
at public auction to the highest bidder '
for cash, at the ranch of C. A. Coon,
seven miles northeast of American j
Falls, Idaho, on Saturday, Ootober 26,
1E18, at 1 o'clock p. m.:
One black cow, about 7 years old,
branded with a diamond on the left
in-4. 11,. 18. 25.
D. B. JEFFRIES,
D. W. DAVIS
0. R. BAUM
Vice Presi dent
The Wones Mortgage Loan
j Has Plenty of Money to Loan on Approved
Real Estate Security
OUR RATES ARE ALWAYS REASONABLE
WE ALSO WRITE A FULL LINE OF INSURANCE
BUY YOUR WAR SAVINGS CERTIFICATES FROM US
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Big Ben Says
Set me back one hour Saturday
night on retiring, and I will get
you up at the right time Sunday
The rule for setting the clocks
back to the old time requires the
railroad operators to attend to the
matter at 2 o'clock Sunday morn
ing, but we are sure that the ordi
nary citizen will find it more con
venient to make the change before
going to bed Saturday night.
Big Ben will always get you up
ai the right time if you give him a
chance. We are the only dealers
in Power County that sell Big Ben.
The Uoruir Jewelry Store.
" < rs .usd opticians.
FOR SALE-—Two Does with six young
Inquire at Press Office.
TAKEN UP—By Jacob Neu, one Cotta
wold ram. Owner can have same
by calling at his place about eight
miles west of towm. paying damages
and the cost of advertising.
HELP WANTED—We want Sales Rep
resentatives in every town in Idaho.
We prefer men who have sold stock
insurance, real estate, books, or
who have had no sales experience
but would like to develop into sales
men. We train every applicant
accepted and provide a system that
will enable anyone wl*o works to
make from $75.00 to $150.00 per
week. Can also use women of ex
ceptional ability. Position perma
nent. In applying state age, past
business experience, number of
years you have lived in community,
and references. Address in con
fidence. KANE MFG. CO., 1636-37
L. C. Smith Bldg., Seattle Wash.
FOR SALE—50 tons alfalfa hay, first
and second cuttings, at Winona
Ranch, Fairview. Mrs. Jack Fair,
121 B St., Salt Lake City, Utah.
LOST—Black mare, 2 years old, bran
ded WC (quarter circle above and
below on right shoulder. $10
reward. Byard Campbell, Rockland,
9-27 to 10-22
FOR SALE—Five passenger touring
car in good condition ; five room
house and two lots; various artl
ces of furniture, large range, ta
bles. chairs, etc. Paul Bulfinch.
STRAYED OR STOLEN—From
FOR SALE—House and two lots one
block from high school; drilled well
and outbuildings. C M. Quigley.
ranch 16 miles east of American
Falls: 1 bay mare, 5 years old,
branded J 2 left shoulder. Liberal
reward. Notify Chas. F. Goss. F-tf
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