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KENDRICK. LATAH COUNTY. IDAHO. FRIDAY. APRIL 9. 1920
Over The County
Juliaetta Record: C. C. Combs re
turned Sunday from a trip to Lewis
ton where he went to secure some
lime and sulphur spray for spraying
his orchard. He purchased a bar
rel of the spray and will divide
with some of his neighbors and says
he can get plenty more if others
want it. Mr. Combs says the indica
tions are for a fine fruit crop with
the exception of peaches, which ne
says are practically all killed in
Clarktson, and at least half the
peach trees were killed by the ex
treme' cold weather last winter.
v*Even the rose bushes were killed to
within a few inches of the ground
However, cherries, he says, seem to j
have escaped uninjured and j
the indications are for a larger
yield than last year unless they
should be killed by frosts later.
Other fruits will be plentiful.
Fruit in this locality, according to
examinations he has made of orch
ards recently, show that there are
excellent prospects for a good crop
of most all kinds of fruit with the
exception of peaches, and there will
be quite a f€w of them. Of course
there is some danger of late frosts,
which may cut down the yield but
the prospects at the present time
are excellent. Cherries appear to
be in fine condition and promise a
much heavier yield than last year.
The fruit crop here, Mr. Combs
says, is fully as far advanced as that
m Clarkston if not more so.
Deary Press: The Potlatch Lum
ber Company has contracted with
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the Spokane Paper Co. to supply the
latter with pulp wood from this
vicinity, and to this end has estab- ! "
Hshed headquarters in Deary with |
M. H. Malison in charge. White fir
timber will be cut and shipped to
Spokane in the* log. The company
made a trial shipment of pulp wood
to the Spokane concern some months ;
ago and the wood proved so satis-i
factory for the manufacture of | f
paper that the contract was made.,
There js a large amount of white fir
in this vicinity. It does not make
first class lumber, hence has not
heretofore had a market value. As
pulp wood, however, it can be turn
ed into the market. Practically all
the pulp wood in the vicinity of
Bovi 11 has been destroyed by forest
fires, hence the establishment of
The Potlatch Lumber company
has rented the rooms over the Latah
County State Bank, in one of which
some office equipment has been in
stalled for the convenience of men
having charge of scaling and other
work in this vicinity. F. A. Pen
nington and Ed McGuire, in charge |
of work here* will occupy the
rooms. Mr. Malison's headquarters j
will be there also.
Genesee News: That the weather
man has been on a genuine March
tantrum is attested to by all—and
especially those who find it neces
sary to go forth to attend to busi
ness affairs. Up until Thursday
there had been just two days out
of twelve when snow had not faWen
at some time during each 24 hours
and Saturday morning of last week
the ground was covered to a depth
of 4J inches and a few sleds ven
tured out early in the morning, but
it was found to be a little soft.
Likewise a good many Fords and a
few automobiles may be seen at any
time, regardless of the weather or
On Thursday morning of
week there were three inches
snow on the ground and during the
week several installments of "that
million dollar rain" have fallen.
It is expected that Dr. Healy and
Paddy Ryan will soon begin to look
into the affairs of the weatherman,
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M. Bleck of Spokane arrived Tues
day afternoon to renew old acquain
tances in this community. He will
vjsit his two sons, Henry and
on Potlatch ridge, before returning
home. The doctors in Spokane ad-,
vised that he move to a lower al
titude for a while as his heart has
been affected, due to an attack of,
influenza last winter. He expects
to move either to Lewiston or Kend-j
rick in the near future.
Funeial of Adair Pemberton
The funeral of Adair Pemberton
was held last Saturday morning at
the Presbyterian church, Rev. Hood
conducting the service.
number gathered at the church. A
short service was held at the cemet
ery. The profusion of beautiful
floral offerings evidenced the
esteem in which the young man
was held in the community.
Adair Pemberton was born
Kendrick December 14, 1899.
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died at his home here April 1, 19 ,
from acute pneumonia. He was a
member of the senior class of the
loca.l nigh school and had he lived
less than two months longer, would
have graduated with honor. He
took a course at the Lewiston Busi
ness College a year ago last winter,
but returned here to finish his high
school work. He was very popular;
among his class mates and took a
great deal of interest in his school
work. His ambition was to finish
school-that he might secure a good
position so that he could make a
home for his mother.
He leaves a mother, three sisters,
Mrs. Haines and Mrs. Hatfield of
Lewiston and Laura, of Kendrick;
two brothers, William of Culdesac
and Charles of Lewiston.
One Week Until The Dance
Manager Wilcox is making prep
arations for the big benefit dance i U
to be held here a week from today.
The affair will be a combination
.dance and basket social. No re
will be served except
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" ffee - as , the . b " ket lunches will ,
take f the E' ace of the usual 'fesh- 1
ments. The management wishes to !
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urge all of the young ladies who : ,
are baseball fans, to bring baskets, i
which will be auctioned some time,
durj the evening. A big time is
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assun ' d everyone and all proceeds
f ™ m . the da " ce W,U be turned into
the . baseba '' '"J""*' Beland ' S
Igiving a baseball benefit dance to
night and a basket social in eon-,
Post Office Lease Expires
P° st office is now located is satis
factory but Post Office Inspector
Fullenweider says that in the event
that a better °ff er than the one they
| now have, is made, the location will
ihe changed. The present lease ex
j P' res August 1
The lease on the post office build
ing expires soon. The department is i
calling for bids to furnish suitable
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quarters for the post office tor a ;
period under lease of from five to
ten years. The building where the
The post office department calls
for a lease covering a building
furnishing rent, heat, light, water,
safe or vault and all necessary fur
niture and equipment for the pro
per conduct of the office, at a stated
price per annum.
ed by Aflred Crow, a former Kend
rick resident, tu put in a first class ■
Kendrick To Have Bakery
Arrangements have been complet
bakery and confectionery. He has ;
rented the vacant building next to j
the millinery store, which will be
thoroughly remodeled and painted.
Mr. Crow went to Moscow Tuesr
day to purchase a 120-loaf electric
oven and bakery fixtures which will
be installed as soon as the building
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has been put in shape.
Kendripk has needed a bakery for.
a good many years and it will be a j
very substantial addition to the
town to have this new enterprise
started. Mr. Crows plans, when |
carried out, will result in a bakery
and confectionery that will be the
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pride uf the town.
More details will be given next
Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Lewis return
ed from Coeur d'Alene Wednesday. I
j While there Mr. Lewis made ar
rangements to install a battery
service station. The Lewis family
expect to leave very soon and will
1 make their home at Coeur d' Alene.
News Items of Local Interest
Mrs. Leo Raaberg ot Clarkston
was in Kendrick Monday between
trains. She accompanied her hus
band here, returning on the after
Dr. Moser went to Moscow Mon
day to attend a dental meeting. He
seldom misses an opportunity to be
present at these meetings as he says
there are many new things coming
up in dentistry and it requires eon
stant study to keep up to date. He
attended the meeting held in Spok
ane some time ago.
^ npr| frnm r , Pwiston Monday
turned from Lewiston
morning. He expects to return to
the hospital at short intervals to
take further treatment, as he has
not fully recovered from his oper
Leander Anderson, son of Rev.
and Mrs. M. L. Anderson, spent the
week end here. He returned to his
school work at Tacoma the first of
XW. A. Reece of Potlatch ridge re
turned Monday from Elk River
where he was cal led on account of -
the illness of his brother-in-law.
He said the snow was three feet
deep there Sunday and that it was
said that farther back in the timber
it was five feet deep.
According to information sent
out by the secretary of the Anti
Ä« U S5a"<££
seals and Nez Perce county $559.55.
The seals were sold during the
Christmas drive and the above fig
U res have just been compiled,
)(Mrs. J. E. Nessly and her mother,
Mrs. E. E. Calkins of Moscow spent
Sunday at the Knepper home. Mrs.
Nessly returned tr Moscow Monday,
Mrs. Calkins will remain here sev
era i weeks with her daughter, Mrs.
The Leland baseball boys are giv
ng a dance and basket social at
their hall in Leland tonight (Fri
day). The proceeds of the evening
wil1 he turned over to the rnanage-Jsj-.^
ment of the Leland ball club. Ail
tfte young ] adies who take baskets
get free tickets for themselves and
Annua , srhoo , election wi „ be
be | d the third Monday in April,
Miss Manila Hanson returned to
her school work at Lewiston after
spending the week end with her
According to reports from a num
her of the ridges the winter wheat
has not been injured as badly by
the cold weather as earlier re P°, r *®
lead one to believe. Many fields
that ap p are ntly would have tobe
reseeded, are looking very good and
have every prospect of making a
good crop. a few warm days will
do wonders in changing the appear
ance of things.
It's a fact that every business
house in Kendrick that is boosting
for the town, advertises i-n the Gaz
It is said that over $300,000 is to
be spent by the government forestry
department in constructing a high
way from Rock Ridge to Elk City
and into the National forest. The
first link between the points men
tioned, a distance of 13 miles is to
be Pu jit this year. A total of 185,
000 has been appropriated for the
work to be done this year, but the
total cost of the highway is placed
'fC.Mrs. William Rogers and her
mother, Mrs. Carl Wegner, went to
Spokane Monday to be with Adolph
Wegner, who is quite ill.
Mr. and \j rs> m. Lewis went to
Coeur d' Alene Sunday on business,
^°h n F. Waide went to Spukar.e
Tuesday afternoon on business.
y. According to information receiv
ed this week the Cameron post office
will be re-established. No one has
as yet been named to act as post
master. The service for the Cam
e j-on people is not satisfactory and
j they prefer to ha%^e their own office
again located at Cameron.
d oc y an ^ er t j s caleimining the
| upstairs rooms in the Kendrick
Hotel. The wood work is also re
ceiving a coat of paint. Later in
the season the hote office will also
. calcimined and Dainted
Invitations have been sent out to
of the congregation of the
Presbyterian church to attend a
mPP tincr in thp church at <uy thirtv
I „Tthe eveningDinner will be
gprvp J *'
; James Kayler of Peck was in
Kendrick the first of the week visit-j
ing at the L. J. Herres home.
X George Barnum expects to receive j
his honorable discharge from the j he
from the j he
army about June 1. He intends to !
return to Kendrick and may engage ;
in business here if he rinds anything
that looks good to him. Mr. Bar
num is a booster anda dandy good it
man to have in the town. Let's do
our part to induce him to remain ; in
Thomas Sturdevant was in Lewis
ton Tuesday on business.
Clarence Fry of Linden was a
business viistor at the county seat
the first of the week.
Hugh Stanton and T. H. Sturde
vant represented the local I. 0. O.
F. Lodge at a convention of sec
retarys held at Lewiston the first
of the week.
Rev. Anderson, Rev. Hood, A. E.
Janes and Clarence Daugherty at
tended a meeting at the Methodist
church at Moscow Tnursdav.
Tom Daugherty of Leland went
to Spokane Thursday afternoon on
Will Stump of Southwiek went to
Lewiston on a busines trip Tuesday.
Mrs. H. P. Hull, assisted by Mrs.
Thomas McDowell, entertained the
Presbyterian Ladies' Aid at her
home Wednesday afternoon. There
was a large attendance.
Miss Hallie Parrish of Nez Perce
arrived Wednesday to visit at the
N. E. Ware home. Miss Parrish is
Mr. Ware's cousin.
Jake Newman of Cameron was in
I^wiston Wednesday on business.
Word was received from Spokane
tiie first of the week that Adolph
Wegner, well known here, was
quite seriously ill. His brothers,
August, Herman and Arthur his
sister, Mrs. Wm. Rogers and his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Wegner,
all went to Spokane the first of the
week to see him. Doctors recorr
niended a drier climate as his only
hppe of recovery, so he left for Tuc
Arizona, Thursday morning,
His wife will remain in Spokane
for a time at least.
Charlie Workman of Nez Perce is
now working for Joe Ivy on the job
formerly held by John Oakes.
Mrs. William Cain of American
ridge was a Lewiston visitor the
first of the week.
A carload of galvanized iron cul
verts were received this week for
the Kendrick Highway District.
They are being distributed over
the several read districts and will
be put in place this spring. The
commissioners feel that ail work
done on the roads from now on must
be of a permanent nature Wood
culverts cost nearly as much as the
galvanized iron and will not last
more than two or three years. In
dispensing with the old-fashioned
wood culverts many a bump will be
taken out of the roads in this dis
J. L. Woodward, one of the com
missioners of the Potlatch Highway
District, was transacting business
in Lewiston tne first of the week.
Very favorable reports are being
received from the hospital where
Mrs. Hugh Stanton is taking treat
ment. The physician in charge
sent word to Mr. Stanton the first of
the week that his wife's health is
improving from day to day, altho
her recovery is expected k to take
considerable time. Mrs. Stanton
has been at Milwaukee, Oregon, for
over two months. Her many friends
here will be glad to learn that her
health is getting better.
The Okoke Klootchman Club met
at the home of Mrs. E. W. Lutz last
Mrs. George Rushford of Lewis
ton was a guest at tne home of Dr.
and Mrs. Kelly this week.
J. C. Bibb of Sweetwater spent
the week end here with relatives.
Mr. Bibb was a resident of Kend
rick in the early days.
Miss Bernadine Moser spent sev
eral davs in Kendrick with her par
ents, last week, returning to her
school work at the University Mon
Since "Mary" and "Doug" got
married they can easily dispense
with their press agents, for a while
'XTlie M isses Mable and Maude
Eichner, who are attending school
at Moscow, spent Easter Sunday
with their parents on American
Miss Johanna Hooker went
Moscow Saturday, to visit
1 friends for a few days.
Game Warden Here
W. C. Brooks of Moscow, deputy
state game warden, was in Kend
nek Tuesday morning. While here
he appointed Charles McKeever
game license vendor for Kendrick,
Heretofore there have been three
l,cense vendors but Mr. Brooks says
it eliminates considerable work for
his office if there is but one vendor
in a town. He has cut the number
to one even in Moscow.
Mr. Brooks stated that a change
in the game laws will require farm
res who wish to shoot squirrels to
buy hunting licenses. The law
now reads that anyone who wishes
to carry a gun in field or forest
must first procure a license. Ac
cording to the letter of the law any
one caught carrying a gun without
a license is breaking the game laws
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Mr. Brooks says he is going to
plant large quantities of trout in
the streams of Latah county. He
has ordered the limit and expects to
distribute them over the county
where they will be likeiy to thrive.
He has ordered nothing hut brook
In regard to boys fishing out of
season, he says he may have to use
drastic measures, as this is one of
the hardest problems the game de
partment has to contend with. He
expects to visit this territorfy often
this spring and is going to keep a
close watch to see that the closed
season on fishing is not violated.
Dam Burst at Troy
The dam used to store Trey's
water supply was completely de
stroyed by the high water Monday
evening at 7:30. The dam was built
last fall and represented an expend
iture of between five and six thou
sand dollars. It was made of con- !
Cijgte, was. ,approximately .4U0 feet;
long and 20 feet high at its highest j
point. It was located atoout a mile |
and a half above town and made a
reservoir covering approximately j
five acres. The town of Troy is
now dependent upon a well and the j
water supply has to be pumped '
from a well at a low point into a
reservoir above town. It is expen
sive and the water supply thus
gained is inadequate for the size of
Cedar Creek community, and was I
based on a technical point as to the ;
constitutionality of the Good Road
District Laws of Idaho. The com- i
missioners were restrained from 1
The supreme court sustained the
decision of Judge Steele in the in
junction proceedings against Good
Road District No 1. of Latah county.
The injunction was filed some time
ago by a number of residents of the
spending any of the distiict's money
on the roads, until the case had been
settled. In consequence of this ac
tion, considerable damage has been
done to the roads as it was impos
sible to hire help to keep them in
condition. The injunction is now
Fighting Canadians Coming
A male quartet known as the
"Fighting Canadians," all ex-ser
vice men, will appear in concert at
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the Grand Theatre, April 14, under
the auspices ut the Kendrick
schools. They give a splendid pro
gram consisting of vocal and instru
This number is a special and was
obtained by Prof. White on an open
date. This is not a lyceum number,
so lyceum tickets will not adimt to!
this concert. Any profit above ex
penses will go to the school toward
paying for the picture machine.
Admission will be 75c for all over
16 years of age and 40c fur those
J. I. Mitcham was feeling jubil
; ant the first of the week on account
of the generusity of the patrons of
his rural mail route. He received
! a buggy full of presents on this, his
> 71st birthday.
City Fathers Meet
Last Tuesday evening the regular
meeting of the village council took
place in the town hall. The session
lasted until after eleven o'clock and
number of matters concerning the
welfare of the town were disposed
A petition was received from the
residents in the lower end of town
asking that Gene Chinaman's hog
pens be removed as they were be
coming a nuisance. The board took
no action in the matter as the pens
are not in the city limits and there
fore out of the jurisdiction of the
Two thousand feet of fir bridge
plank was ordered from Frank
Chamberlain for use in the city.
An ordinance was passed vacating
fifteen feet along the east side of
Brown Street, which is parallel
with the side of the lot owned by
E. E. Bechtol, the property now
occupied by Dr. Kelley.
Clean Up Days were set for Mon
day, Tuesday and Wednesday, April
19, 20 and 21. At this time teams
will be furnished by the city to
haul away all trash from your pro
The insurance was raised on the
jty ha „ and contents . It is now
carrying $400 on the building and
$500 on contents.
Commissioner Chandler was given
authority to put new steps in at the
Bear Creek Bridge and to finish the
cinder path from the L. A. Grinolds
property tu the head of the said
steps, as the board walk in its
present condition is a menace to the
safety of the public. The fire hy
drants were also ordered painted a
bright red, both for the improved
appearance it would give the town
and so that they could be more
easily distinguished from a distance
! in case of fire.
The matter of the cement walk»
j to be built in the lower end of town,
| was brought up. The grade will be
.established by an engineer as soon
j as the weather permits.. When this
j s don e the contract will probably
j be given to a local man to have the
' wa |ks built. The proprety owners
are as ked to cooperate with the
board toward getting the walks
built in the most satisfactory and
Big Bear Ridge
Mrs. Tom Van Molchen visited at
the Dan Ohms home on Texas ridge
Mrs. Halvor Lien entertained the
Ladies Aid Society on Monday.
Mr. E. Arntzen of Moscow held
I services at the Lutheran church on
; Easter Sunday,
Muriel Westendahl of Kendrick,
spent the week end with Marie
Mr. and Mrs. George Ecker spent
Sunday at the Whybark home.
Ingvald Aas came over from Cul
desac, the first of the week for a
short visit with home folks.
Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Nelson
and little daughter, Emergene, left
last week for Missoula, Montana,
having spent the winter with his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Anton Nel
and at Park.
Mr. Alfred Hellerud left Mon
day, for his home at Ashmont,
Alberta, after having spent several
weeks visiting with friends here
i About twenty young folks were
entertained at the Kleth home last
Saturday evening. A jolly time
was had playing games and sing
ing. At midnight a delicious lunch
Who says the West 1S not wild?
! Fjve Cahfornia counties offer bo un
tjea runnjng ag high as twenty
dol i ars each for dead lions; nine
C0(jnties offer bounties for dead
W1 | dcats; one county offers thirty
dollar for every panther put out of
! the way; thirty-three counties of
the golden state offer to pay as high
as twenty dollars each for every
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c °y° te ' Besldes * there are a lo u l of
w,J d women in the cities tor whom
' no bounties are offered.
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