The KENDRICK GAZETTE
PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY BY
RALPH B. KNEPPER.
Subscription $1.50 a Year.
Payable In Advance
Entered at Kendrick, Idaho, 1892, as 2nd Class Matter, under
Act of Congress of March 3, 1879.
Advertising Rates furnished upon request.
A country editor's idea of para
dise, is a place where the merchants
would walk into the print shop reg
ularly every Tuesday morning with
their ad copy, legibly written, hand
it to the "devil" without further
ceremony, thank the editor for his
kindness in allowing him the priv
ilege of securing valuable space in
the advertising columns of his
paper and than as an after thought
order his printing done a week or so
before he needs it so that the print
er might avoid the rush. If this
ideal condition ever comes to pass
the printshop devil will shed his
horns and be a human just like any
one else. Under present conditions
a country newspaper office is a fit
ting place for the devil— it sure
The Potlatch Lumber company
has installed a loading crew at the
Anderson crossing on Bear Creek—
Harsh's upper camp. The company
has also built a slide at this point
to bring the logs supplied by the
j-anchers of that vicinity. Fifteen
or twenty men will be employed
here and their gastronomic needs
will be taken care of by John Col
lins, who is a flap-jack carpenter of
no mean ability.
Harsh's lower camp is now run
ning full blast. The donkey start
ed this week and the camp will
have a busy winter. It has a fine
body of timber to work out.
Camp 6 at Helmer is one of the
busiest camps in this section. A
hundred men are said to be working
at this camp, which is cleaning out
an imense body of timber north of
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Helmer. Its operations will ex
tend around Cherry Butte and Po
tato Hill and will continue for sev
eral years. Camp 11 has moved to
a point some three miles north of
ca ~.f .... ,
The company is bringing logging
opreations to normal as rapidly as
possible. The returning soldiers
are relieving the labor stringency
to a considerable degree, five or six
"hundred of whom will be employed
by the company.— Latah County
Emery Jenks of Lewiston, was on
the ridge the first yf the week.
There have been 34 cases of in
icji.ilicu U.. W..OI.UBC UM to his
this writing. all
Mrs. DeNyor of Moscow is nurs-, san
ing at the Foster home. Mr. and
Mrs. Foster have been sick for a
week and their condition is consul- is
ered serious-yet. The four children ;
are getting along nicely.
Mrs. Edgar Bohn is gradually
growing weaker. Mrs. Bohn from
Elk River came Tuesday to help
Care for her.
mi e' x- i ■ . i
k' 18 nur . sin ^ , at
the Fry home. There are eight in-,
nuenza patients thpre.
Martin Sten vvl 10 spent the h°l.i-,
days at the B. I. Smith home re- j
turned to Moscow Wednesday.
Everybody is cutting and haul
ing ice, which is about eight inches
thick and of excellent quality.
E. W. Porter left for Boise Jan
uary 2 to take his place in the Sen
ate. We think he will fill it with
credit to himself and the people of ;
this part of the state. ,
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Columbus Clark will goto Mos - 1
cow January 13 to take his place as I
county commissioner for this dis
trict. He will no doubt make a
good commissioner for the county.
If he uses the same judgement in
the affairs of his office as he does
for his own business we may feel
J. L. Woody will be our next
Sheriff and a good one. We are sat
isfied that John will bring them in
if they have to come.
There are 35 cases of flu on Fix
ridge and some of them prettv bad
DEATH OF B. N. TROUT
At Juliaetta the morning of Jan
uary 7, 1919, at 9 a. m., B. N. Trout
passed away after a long and
patient illness He was a charter
member of the I. 0. 0. F. Lodge at
Juliaetta and the funreal will be I
conducted by the Lodge from the
Mr. Trout was born in Centralia,
111., Feb. 28, 1847. He leaves to
mourn his loss a wife and son,
Harry of Sandpoint, Idaho, and Mrs.
Daisy Frang, a daughter of Spok
ane, Wash. '
DEATH OF OTHO HALL
Otho Hall, son of Mr. and Mrs,
Robert Hall of Fix ridge died at his
home of influenza and other com
plications. He died January 6,
1919, and was eight years of age at
the time of his death. The funeral
was held January 8.
Mrs. Frank Palmer, Mr. and Mrs.
Loyd Palmer and George are all ill
with the flu.
Frank Benson of Clarkston, Wash.,
has been visiting his sister, Mrs.
Glen Fleshman the past week.
School is going on but with a
Mr. and Mrs. Glen Fleshman are
visiting the home folks in Juliaetta
Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Walker and
children spent New Year's with Mr.
land Mrs. Roy Morgan.
T. H. Daugherty and wife and
Geraldine were guests at a New
Year's dinner given for the commis
sioners and overseers of the Pot
latch Highway District at the home
of Mrs. Herman Keopp.
Mr. and Mrs. James Helton,
Philip, Charlie, Jake and Rqjby Dau
gherty took dinner with Mrs. Virgil
Fleshman New Year's day.
—I and Eye.
Mvron Baaek and Walter McGhee
left , ast Friday for Milton where
they have entered college for the
remainder of the school year,
^ daughter was born to the home
f Angus Fry on Jan. 2.
Ralph Smith returned last week
from - somewhere - Jn California
where he had been in the army ser
vice. He and Howard have entered
school in Moscow,
Miss Norma Coyle of Milton,
Ore., visited friends at Leland New
A watch meeting was held at the
parsonage to observe the passing of
the old year into the new.
Hugh Parks visited relatives at
Peck during the holiday season.
Leo Graw has returned to Leland
atter an absence of more than a
year. While away he visited with
his people in "Penn. We won't tell
all j ]e may ( iave t f 0 ne, but just the
san ? e we assure him he is heartily
welcomed back by a host of friends.
Miss Stella Shelby of Southwick
is visitlng at the M. Woodward
home . She intendSi within a tew
days, to go to Moscow for a while.
George Fleshman of Camp Lewis
was here f or a f ew days dur j ng the
A.*W. Hile visited his sister and
her family at Dayton, Wash., for a
couple of weeks during the Christ
school is in session again, and it
j g to be hoped will be able to con
tinue till the end of the school year
James Hamilton and his sister,
Marie, were visitors on Big Bear
ridge the past week.
Claud Craig and Mr. Felberth are
making use of the cold weather, to
fill their ice-houses with a goodly
supply of the frozen stuff.
The flu and smallpox have sub
sided very materially,' in fact at pre
sent there is no flu jn or about Le
land, and only one smallpox pa
1 ticnt and sh ' has almost entirely
I recovered *
Death has once more entered our
community. This time, claiming the
eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Peters, who was stricken
with influenza on Christmas day,
lingering between hope and fear
for the past two weeks when pneu
monia set in in a very grave form.
At a little before 10 o'clock on Wed
nesday, January 8th death relieved
her of her suffering and her sweet
sprit took its flight from the body
to enter upon that life immortal
within the Heavenly City of God.
Yes, Annie was a good girl. Her
chief ambition was to be a Christ
ian, and live for that eternal world.
Anna Elvina Peters was born in
a November day in 1904. She was
of ajkindly disposition and loved Ly
a host of friends. She is gone from
I us. But we mourn not as they who
have no hope, for the word' assures
us that "They who deny will have
The family have the profound
sympathy of the community.
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to thank our friends and
neighbors for their kindness and
help during the sickness and death
of our dear boy, and also for the
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Gentry.
Of late we have missed the jot
tings of your weekly correspondent
on the ridge. There is, therefore,
a slight possibility lor a self-ap
pointed service of a correspondent
in this field to supply the tempor
ary lack of news from the ridge.
Frank Benscoter had official busi
ness on Little Bear ridge where the
finest residence on the rigde, the
Hupp place, has had a small fire.
He is president of the Mutual Far
mer's Fire Insurance Co., and it is
his duty to assess the damage and
levy the amount necessary to cover
Mrs. William Cain had a unique
Christmas present from one of her
Rhode Island Red hens. She pres
ented her with 13 brand new little
chicks, from a nest she had stolen
Now as to the New Year. Don't
swear off but make up your mind
to try your hardest to do better
every day of the new year than you
have'been doing. Stick to this aim,
make yourself happy not only on
the first day of 1919, but every day
as they come along and pass. Al
ways make today the best you have
ever had—better than yesterday.
Now for some of the best lines
from Oliver Wendall Holmes, a
props the season:
"Build thee more stately mansions,
Oh my soul,
As the swift seasons roll!
Leave thy low vaulted past!
Let each new temple nobler than
Shut thee from Heaven with a
dome more vast,
Lodging House Opened
I wish to state that the building
tormerly used by the Kendrick
Hotel has been leased by me and
that I will have rooms to rent by
the day or month. I solicit a por
tion of your patronage. Confec
tionery. soft drinks, cigars, tobac
co, pool room and card tables in
Joe Ivy, Proprietor
These Long Evenings
Will seem brighter to you and will give you a
more cheerful feeling if you sit around the fire enjoy
ing the light east by the rays of an Edison farm
lighting system. It is a long time until spring and
this is the iime when you have a tew leisure hours to
install a light plant. Ask us for prices and anything
you wish to know about the plant.
If you break your gasoline wood saw or any
part of your gasoline engine, bring it in and we cun
fix it for you. We have the equipment to do first
class welding. Remember our guarantee.
This is the logical time to get your car thor
oughly overhauled. It is cheaper for you because
we can give the job all the time it needs to do it
right. Don't delay.
Kendrick Service Station
Till thou at last art free,
Leaving thine outgrown shell bv
life's unresting sea."
Walter Bigham writes from
France that he is in some country
and there are lots of deer and wild
boars. He probably is in eastern
Pete Benscoter wrote home from
France, where he is stationed six
miles from Bordeaux, that he is 0.
K., and that every day thousands of
troops are shipped from Bordeaux
to the States. He does not know
when he will be sent borne. Where
he is now stationed they had no
frost up to December 11.
Last Sunday they had it on the
program for a modest bachelor din
ner at the Bob Cain place, while
Bob was away at Nampa. The par
takers of the feast were Paul Man
ley, Walter Benscoter, Clyde Coon,
Mike Keneelly and "Billy" Hof
mann. Following was the bill of
Appetizer: Pimento cheese and
crackers. Main drive: Roast pork
with gravy, baked Irish and sweet
potatoes, stewed onions, raspberry
jelly, biscuits and butter. Drinks:
coffee, chocolate and cold water.
Dessert: Fruit cake and then cigars.
No great deed is done by folteren
who ask for certainty.—George Eliot
THE CHEERFUL CHERUB
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(DEEP STUPE y
What About 1919?
Time is preparing to ring down the curtain
on 1918 :- the most momentous year in the
world's history:- momentous because of the
fight made for an ideal.
That fight was won as largely by well mar
shalled financial power as by our embattled man
If, through lack of preparation during prev
ious years you were unable to do your shaie,
you can at least remedy the condition in the
To a large extent our actions govern our
1919 can be made safer, surer and less a
guess by proper financial methods.
A Savings account with this institution is a
long step toward the solution of problems of the
future; a sheet anchor against sudden storm.
We welcome conference at all times.
Kendrick State Bank
—that he used to think
he was getting more for
his money by buying a
big plug of ordinary to
bacco, until he ran across
Real Gravely. Now you
couldn't make him switch
back to the ordinary plug
again. Gravely has that
good taste that ever;' man
wants. It lasts so much
longer that you get the
tobacco satisfaction you
are looking for without
It goes further— that's why you
call get the good taste of this class
of tobacco without extra cost.
Real Gravely Chewing Plug
each, piece packed in a pouch
We will carry a nice line
of standard patterns. The
January 'fashions are now here
and a still more varied assort
ment will he had as the sea
These patterns are very up to date and will
give you satisfaction.
W e have a few more Designs left at 15 c.
Now is the time to buy a quarterly and study
up the new styles tor your early sewing.
1 his quarterly at 25 c entitles you to a
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