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! I ' WANTED! A small family in American Falls wants to rent a furnished house, three to six rooms, for a year or less. No children to mar the furniture or walls. Preference given a nice little place with small garden plot and place to keep a Will consider renting for months if no longer time is pos sible. Inquire Pres* office. milk cow. : summer \ j TRAVEL 18,000 MILES IX THE SOFTH SEA CANNIBAL ISLES Martin Johnson Spends Fourteen Months among Savages of South Pacific to Record Their Customs for Sereen. Craving adventure and actuated by a desire to record the manners and cannibalism, Martin Johnson traveled 18,000 miles among the Solomon and New Hebrides Islands and In the four teen months of his travels secured some of the most sensational pictures of savage life that have ever been film ed. They have been assembled into "Cannibals of the South Sea Islands," a five-reel feature. World rights have been acquired by Robertson-Cole Company ana the pro duction is being released through Ex Mr. Johnson set out from San Fran-] cisco in 1917 accompanied by his wife and after stops at Honolulu and Samoa he arrived at Sydney. Mr. Johnson had accompanied Jack Londtm on the famous voyage of the "Snark" and was hibitors' Mutual Exchanges. TO TELEPHONE USERS #* S' The following is a copy of an announcement which was enclosed with all M<*y 1st Bills for telephone service: V No business institution can'continue to operate indefinitely if its revenues are inadequate to meet operating expenses. This is precisely the situation that confronts the telephone business to day, a condition brought about by increased material costs and increased living costs of employees, necessitating substantial wage increases, and very large increases in taxes, which has af fected the telephone industry the same as it has every other in dustry. In the last three years commodity costs have advanced an average of 112 per cent. The average cost of wire, cables, poles and all other materials has increased proportionately. Freight charges have advanced to a point where they add materially to maintenance and construction costs. Meanwhile, telephone rates have remained practically stationary. In order, therefore, to secure revenue sufficient to cover the cost of rendering telephone service, it has been necessary to make changes in some of the rates charged for service. These rates are authorized and approved by the Postmaster-General. Under the revision, effective May 1, 1919, the class of service which you are now receiving is billed in accordance with the enclosed statement. If you desire information with respect to rates on other classes of service it will be gladly furnished upon request, and if you desire any other class of service proper adjust ment will be made upon your application. It is hoped that you will continue the same helpful co-opera tion you have rendered in the past to the end that a reliable and satisfactory service may be rendered you. » This Company is operating its telephone property under the direction of the Postmaster-General for the United States Govern ment and all of the revenues belong to the government, and it must secure sufficient revenue to cover the cost of rendering the service. The Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Company Sfr F*. trading schooner Mr. and Mrs. Johnson ! landed at the Solomon Islands and 1 frain there they traveled in small schooners, whale boats and natfve canoes 18,000 miles among the un charted islands of the South Sea. They saw and photographed the most unusual peoples on earth, and many unbelievable incidents. Their meeting with Chief Negapate, ! the murderous king of "Big Numbers" —the most perilous experience of their trip—where they were led by > reach erous native guides surrounded by savages and escaped only by the time ly arrival of a British battleship. The Johnsons, whose (taring expe more or less familiar with the better known tribes of the South Pacific Is lands. After two weeks aboard a small for of by by Ex- | dirions were known in every civilized community of the South Seas, were reported killed by .the man-eating sav j ages of Cheif Negapate's tribe, and when they started for San Francisco ! again with their treasure of moving the ] pictures surprise was expressed every was where that they were alive. ÜSUÂCtT HAPPENS^ I IT Forood lato a Dto* G»ma and Waa a Winner. Patrick O'Brien. Just emerging from army * wrier as a private, failed to Impreea automobile salesmen at At lanta, when he looked the machines orer until h« dragged forth « roll a trifle larger than an Inflated toner tube. After selecting a car to his liking. Patrick noted the attention his ! funds attracted, and explained, as fol ! lows : "Some of the boys pushed me Into a dice game here against my wishes. They made some miscalculation. and while they were dragging out the dead aDd wounded my original $11.80 had Increased to $3.100; oh, yes, and 10 cents. I Just naturally beat It while I the heatin' was good. And—and— there's the car and here's the money. ' Pin off for home down In Jackson Tllle." : be the get and 1 OX IS COMING BACK j Sling. Used by Blacksmiths Twenty Years Ago Make Reappearance. The ox as a beast of burden Is com ing Into his own again In the farming communities of Maine and the ox sling, an apparatns used by black-, smiths In shoeing the animals, long ! ago thrown Into the discard. Is In use 1 again, ! ago the slings were common. The sling consists of a rude frame of timber Into which the animal is fastened by a pillory. Straps are then drawn under the body, the ends being made fast to upper timbers of the frame. In blacksmith shops twenty years Oxen are less expensive to feed than horses and are equally as useful on small farms, and the rising value of feed Is having much to do with the come-back of the ox as a work anl mal. Took Town'« Shoes. Any old shoes today? .New foot wear for the whole town dropped out of a speeding automobile passing through Litchfield. 111. Freight car thieves, police believe. MADE OCEAN SAFE FOR TRANSPOATS ✓ Navy's Method of Guarding Against Submarines, DEPTH BOMB BEST WEAPON Cargo Carriers as Well as Troop Ship«, Crossing In Convoya, Guarded by Dootroyera—Whin U-Boat Was Sighted a Rabbit Hunt Cnauod— Both Guns and Depth Bomba Brought Into Ploy, While Convoy Zlgaaggad. Few Americans knew, during the ; months of dodging submarine*, the navy's method of guarding against enemy submarines. Only now con they be enlightened. The accompanying diagrams explain It Hern na« of the deetroyer's speed, sharp bow and depth bomba, the sub marines were In constant drend of these sen cats. To hit a IT-bont square would mean to drive through her. The moil effective weapon ngalnnt the Htihinarine proved to be the depth charge, Invented bnfore America en tered the war. A submarine'« greatest reliance for defenae 1« submersion. When It did submerge the destroyer dropped depth bombs n» near the tnr- 1 get as could be calculated. An "ash can" (depth bomb) 1« a steel cylinder 18 Inches In diameter and 28 Inches long, and containing 800 pounds of TNT. It has a device for : automatically exploding the ehnrge at j 1 predetermined depth. Guns and Depth Bomba. When a destroyer reached n post- | tlon where the submarine was estl- j mated to be, the "Y" guns would be brought Into play to tire depth charges. The First charge would he "dropped from the stern. Then the destroyer j ! sped abend fifty yards, firing from the "Y" guns and thus throwing a j H charge on each side for about 80 yards, Four charges were usually dropped In u few second* In tills manner around the submarine's s.Ripoaed position, as , , J in,. shown in the lower diagram. If the | correct tne i cn| liante of position was submarine was nt least badly dam aged. If she was In the center of the pattern of depth charge* she was sent down for good. start j heart i 1 1 er destroyer* were seen coming up, the first destroyer dropped s marker buoy | After the Initial four charges the destroyer put her rudder over and j sliirled turning In s spiral rurve, drop ping charge* now and then, a* also •n In (be lower diagram. If other fill! to guide tlu* «thorn. Alwiiyn the crnfl prodigal with their rharffM. Rut the Tifuilt wok Kcldom certain. Rnh murine* could eject oil to lend the at tarWers Into believing the TJ-bont had Slice. log lug were been sunk. The upper diagram show* the diffi culty found . by a submarine that de attack a s!tlp In convoy. The , il .if a »ttbtnergetl submarine—that •pedo firing position—was tin ill civ n equal Ihe speed of the convoy, I tlte submarine could not hope to .iv. rim III fully from astern. It had I» i submerged mid nearly ahead, Th* Il-boot*» molt »tiecessfnl firing [sisltion was WiO yards on the bow of the target. Reaching that position, howsver, *hs win likely to find near by one or more destroyers, making It nee- , essnry to poke her periscope up often, with attendant peril. The tipjter diagram shows a de- j strnyer five miles ahend of rite convoy, with an observation balloon In low. | Every group of de«troyer* escorting ' transport* hnd a balloon boat. There wer* numerous other method* \ by which destroyers cordoned tronnd convoys, forming practically Impreg- | nable barriers. ernft ed from sll-i'i! to **C HI 'll convoy nr fire succoaa ppraoch « Zigzagging on Signal, Tiler, wer* severs! standard meth nd* of slipping away from *iihm*rine* , by zlgzng. Theoretically, and almost I : always in actual practice, th* troop ship* proceeded In a straight frontal j line. By doing this th* transporta af forded a minimum of target. A tor- | pedo mlMsIng one of th* line, probably i would tnlas them all, where** If the vessels In row, one behind an other, not only might a torpedo catch one after missing a preeedlng ship, but from the same position the submarine eould Iniineh aueeesalve missiles at the parading troopships, taking a crack perhaps at the leader, another at the third or fourth member, and a final blow at th« last In the row. Zigzagging was In accordance with code diagram* and with code Instruc tions. At given «Ignala the command ing destroyer, going ahead at top speed and leaving the destroyer* to fight It out with the submarine*, would swing Into varying degree* of zigzag. The fleet commander would signal by wireless and by light-flash the plan of zigzag to be pursued. The trans port* In nnlson would awing a eertaln number of degree* and then, at a given Interval, as prearranged, awing Into another slant of a predetermined de gree, A number of ' these swing* would follow, all troopships acting to gather. Borne»!me* in the conrae of an attack the fleet eommander would or der two or three system* of zigzag In quirk sueceaslon. The troopship« com plied loatantly and harmoniously, be eauae each hsld s code chart Indicat ing the degrees snd direction* to be taken snd at whst Interval* the change* of course wore to be toad*. The attack ever they would, at the r*et -( mm* Oder's signal, foil hawk lot* the life h suit. NOTICE Beginning Monday, May S WE WILL MAKE TWO DELIVERIES EACH DAY 1 We will receive orders each morning until 8 o'clock for morning delivery and until 3 o'clock each afternoon for afternoon de livery. Sparks Meat Co. MEAT MARKET Blackburns I «4P -THK FALL OF BARBARY COA8T." I — Stirring Drama Cnnn-s to the Auditor* I ii lit Theatre» Production to lie Seen for One l»n> Only. Rev. Paul Smith's Real people In real life Is the key note of "The Fall of Barbary Count," the sensational film drama. , Grace Marbury Sundersoirs remark H |,i e motion picture drumu has been booked for oue day only ai the Ami itorium Theatre, Saturday, May 3rd. Recalling the vice crusade carried o" ln San Francisco by the Rev. Paul Smith this powerful picture serves to *. |ng (o thoie who 89( . , t ,he bought of a thorough and relontlcas cleanup. A tender love story runs through this feature, and above all dec It Ih human, convincing and gripping In IIh realism. , There Is not a false note ill tt from start lo finish. It Ih a succession of j heart throbs, thrills and tense realism, i Crane Wilbur as the fighting minis 1 1 er does magnificent work. Miss Sanderson, llie authoress will | | personally appear at every perform She has traveled all over the j I Slice. Lulled Stales with this record-brouk- I log muchly talked about picture, play-1 lug lo "»landing room only" wherever , shown. Air Insuranc* Is Profitable. It wns ofllclslly «tilted to a que»- j tinner In the British house of com mon* that the exce»* of premium* over psyment* under the government air ernft Insurance scheme which provld- j ed payment of damage* through loaa ; from sfr raids, amount* to more than inoooo.or 1 "_! SCREEN DOORS Natural Enemies and PERFECT FITTING SCREENS FLIES The FLY is the mont dangerous "Animal" on Earth. Wherever he crawls he leaven "The Seedg of Death. It is only within the last twelve year« that the dangerous character of the Fly has been known, and only within the last four year« that the people have begun to wake up to this danger. SCREEN EVERY DOOR AND WINDOW IN YOUR HOME One Fly can carry 6,600,000 bacteria. Over 60 per cent of all children's deaths in* 1916 were traced to the Fly; Infantile. Paralysis included. We Carry a Complete Stock of All Sizes in SCREEN DOORS and all width« of screen. Screen every open ing in the House. It'« a duty and protection you owe to your Family. Nibley Channel Lumber Co. J. J. BRANDT, Local Mgr. Phone 133 SEVEN OF THE VICTORY LOAN'S 77 REASONS BIIIIoiih are needed to take mil lions of Americans out of kbaki! The official estimated expense of maintaining America's army till demobilisation Is complete Is $2,304,317,000. Of the 3,700,000 lighters called to the colors before the signing of the armistice, 2,002,176 wero on overseus duty. Up to the middle of March less than .00,000 were back from the battlefields. The cost of getting Pershing's conquerors und lire men who per formed vullant service on this side buck Into civil life will total at least, $1,9:14.043,250. Thut $H0 bonus to honorably dla r barged mon adds 1226.1)00,000 to the demobilization bill. Then come transportation costs abroad and at home. These include the Item of *700,000,000 for Amer ica's superb trunsportatlou system In France. Water and rail cost estlmutuM for travel oscillate at the *500,000,000 mark. Millions also are title for the supplies, equipment and munirions that by ending the war suddenly saved at least 100,000 prloelnsa American lives!