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Roads Into Kend ick KENDRICK GAZETTE Subscription Price $1.50 In Advance VOLUME 31. KENDRICK. LATAH COUNTY. IDAHO. FRIDAY. FEBRUARY 18. 1921 NUMBER 7 B. B. Stag Club Party The Big Bear Ridge Stag Club held a Valentine party at the Taney school house last Monday evening that was pronounced Dy those pres ent to be the social event ot the sea son, and the "best ever." The party was given by the Club in honor of the ladies and nothing was left undone to make the evening a •most enjoyable one. There are two entrances to the school house and two cloak rooms. One entrance was reserved for the ladies and the other for Stags, and as the guests came they were met at the door by two good looking young men who checked their wraps. When the crowd had gathered a •whistle by one of the Club members outside caused a stampede of the scags among the audience, in the general direction of the signal. Shortly after the curtain was raised on the stage and the members of the Club appeared in a body and sang "Hail! Hail! The Gang's All Here", accompanied by the orchestra. They again resumed their places in the audience and the other numbers of the program were rendered, con sisting of an address of welcome, several vaudeville sketches with musical numbers during intermis sions. The last number and the feature of the evening was a stag dance, put on by four stags and a dummy woman, known as the Club Favorite. The orchestra furnished the jazz for the feature. After two encores one of the dancers fell off the stage with the "Favorite" and '"'queered the show". The vaudeville sketch, a surgical •operation, caused a great deal of hilarity. One of the Stags suffered the amputation of a perfectly good hind leg, which was carelessly thrown to the audience after it had been severed in the approved man ner with a butcher knife and meat saw. The "hard boiled" indiffer ence ot the surgeons created a vast amount of admiration among the spectators, and instead of sympathy, the unfortunate patient was greeted with hilarious mirth as he hopped off the stage on one leg. Another sketch which brought tears of compassion to the eyes of all married men present, was an exhibition of hubby trying to take care of the baby, while wifev was jazzing around at the picture show. There wasn't a dry eye among the married males at the conclusion of the sketch. After the program the ladies in dulged in a tug of war. A beauti ful prize cake was awarded to the winners, who felt highly elated over their success. Their joy was short-lived, however, as the cake proved to be a frost— juät a piece of frosted wire netting. It looked good but it had no other value. After indulging in a splendid lunch, served by members cf the Glub, the balance of the evening was devoted to games. The con clusion of the affair was "Good Night Ladies", sung by the Club members. The decorations used for the party were appropriate to St. Valentine's Day. The hobo vaudeville artisls even going so far as to have their ragged clothes patched with red hearts. Following is the program for the entertainment and the menu for the oanquet. At the last minute the Club made a few changes in both, but as it was the printed copy dis tributed among the guests, it is be ing published as handed in: Prorgfim Address of Welcome, - Irvin Bean to Recitation Solo Violin solo Piano Duet Evan Lien Bass Solo Rhinehart Hecht Dewey Galloway Adolph Forest Tom Whybark and 1 Ingvald Kleth" Menu Razor Soup Meats Graveyard Stew Boiled Skunk Vegetables Spuds Carrots Timothy Hay Dessert Prunes a la "Punk" Pastry Tack Pie Alfalfa Cake Fruits Cabbage Horseraddish Onions Drinks Gasoline Red Ink Castor Oil. Farm Bureau Meeting The annual county-wide business meeting of the Latah County Farm Bureau will be held at Morrill Hall, the agricultural building at the University of Idaho, Moscow, at 1:30 p. m., Wednesday, February 23rd. The time and place for the meeting was decided upon at a meeting of the executive committee of the farm bureau held in Moscow on Friday, February 11th. At this meeting the work of the farm bureau for the past year will be discussed and plans will be made for the county-wide work of the bureau lor the coming year. Pro jects, or lines of work, will be selected and leaders elected for these projects. The men elected as leaders of the projects will make up the executive'committee for the coming year, and the officers for the'executive committee for the en suing year will be elected from men elected project leaders. A number of other important matters will be up for consideration. F. L. Williams, State leader of county agents, has been invited to adddress the meeting. Mr. A. S. Lyons, president of the Latah County Farm Bureau, urges every farmer to attend the meet ing- . • Bootleggers Sentenced Star-Mirrro: Wednesday was hard day on bootleggers in Latah county. Judge E. C. Steele, ot the district court, gave heavier sent ences than at any time recently, when five men came before him on pleas of guilty of illicit dealing in liquot. John Mowbray and Vernon H. Wiggins, of Spokane, arrested at Kendrick recently with $300 worth of cocaine and four quarts of alco hol in their suit cases, pleaded guilty to having liquor in their possession and were each sentenced to serve four months in the county jail. Joe Rivers, arrested by Deputy Sheiiff Pat Malone, at Bovill, for having liquor in his possession, pleaded guilty to the charge and was fined $200 and sentenced to serve four months in the county jail. He has been under suspicion of being implicated in the making of "moonshine" according to the statements of officers,' and Deputv Sheriff Malone says Riveis was in toxicated when arrested in his "shack" at Bovill. Joe Rudninger, of Spokane, and Jesse Lamb, who were arrested by Chief of Police Grant Robbins, last week on a charge of having liquor in their possession, when a barrel cf fermenting mash and a gasoline stove were found in their home on Third street, a block from the Methodist church, pleaded guilty to the charge and were each given 60 days in the county jail. They had been in jail 10 days but got no credit for that time, their sentenec beginning the day it was admin istered by the court. The county jail is well filled now, having just a dozen inmates of whom nine are serving sentences for illicit deal ings in liquor. The number of in mates is the largest in many months. MacPherson's Entertain Mr. and Mrs. O. E. MacPherson entertained the Circle Card Club at their home last Friday evening. The evening was devoted to "500" with three tables. Mr. and Mrs. Braden were guests of the Club. The rooms were decorated in a man ner suitable to St. Valentine's Day. 1 After several hours of interesting hands, Mrs. MacPhreson served re freshments consisting of sand wiches, salad, pickles, cake and coffee. This was the second meet ing of the Club which will here after meet the second and last Tues days of each month. Mrs. Braden and Mr. Boyd made the highest scores of the evening. Following is a list of those pres ent: Messrs, and Mesdames. Leith, Boyd, McCrery, Kite, Braden and MacPherson. 01 Cracking the Whip w * Masons Entertain Ladies a re and The St. Valentine's party given at the Fraternal Temple last Monday evening by the Masons of Kendrick Lodge No. 26, was a great success. A crowd numbering about eighty people attended. The festivities began about seven o'clock with a splendid banquet served by Mr. and Mrs. N. Brocke and Mrs. John Brocke. The tables were decorated profusely with red and white carnations and were fair ly groaning under the weight ot the chicken dinner which the Brockes so delightfully prepared. After the banquet Barton's Orchestra of Lewiston rendered a short program which was a very pleasing feature of the evening. Then followed a picture show', dur ing the progress of which the orchestra played. The rest of the evening was devoted to dancing. There were a number of the older brothers and sisters who still clung to the more ancient customs ot the fraternity. They wanted to "square dance". However, it developed that out of the entire number assembled no one knew how to call the dances. Sheriff Woody came to the rescue. He said that his deputy, Mr. Smumerfield, was a past master at calling square dances, so a messenger was sent after Mr. Summerfield, who was Jifevailed upon to desist from still hunting long enough to preside at the dance. He knew his lines all right, and Brother Watson of Troy had the square dance of his life. The orchestra was then asked to play a two-step. They didn't know just what a two-step was but some body suggested that it was some thing like a fox trot, as nearly as he could remember, so they trans posed a fox trot into a very present able two-step and saved the day. The orenestra didn't have a very lively time ot it, but they were good sports and played anything that the dancers desired. The hall was beautifully decorat ed with a shower ot hearts, suspend ed from the ceiling by threads. There were five hundred hearts in the shower. Other valentine decor ations gave a very pleasing effect in the soft red light shed from red tissue covered globes suspended from the ceiling. The record of this party in the archives of the lodge will mark this as one of the most successful of the many like events held in the past by Kendrick Lodge No. 26, A. F. & A. M. the a a School Notes Monday was the scene of much excitement in the grade rooms. It being St. Valentine's Day, they celebrated it with Valentine boxes. The returns of the seventh and eighth grade examinations in his tory and physiology, have been re ceived. Practically all those taking them passed. Asotin High School comes here to play K. H. S, boys a game of basket ball, Saturday night. This may be your last chance to see a game this season, so be sure to come out and witness this one. Rock Encased Skeleton - j Lewiston Tribune—Workmen in | employ of the Houser Construe-J 0 tion company, who are building a portion of the Lewis and Clark highway, recently unearthed a hu man skeleton encased within a solid rock. It was only after the rock had been blasted that the skeleton was located. The find was made just east of Arrow, near where many skeletons of Indians have been unearthed of late, which in dicates a possible aborigine bury ing ground at some time in the past. How the body became en cased in the solid rock, however, is problem which local archaeolo gists have been unable to solve, though one theory advanced is that the rock was of soft sandstone when ; the burial took place, and has since hardened, like concrete, by contact with the elements. The natural tomb that enclosed 1 the skeleton, is just above where the bones of an Indian were found during the year 1898, when grading was being done for the railroad. The remains of the Indian, which : were found at the time, according i to Enigneer C. C. Van Arsdol, bore necklace of about 15 to 20 elk's teeth, as well as one of the very few medals given out by Lewis and Clark when tney blazed their trail through this section. The grave also contained a number of copper implements which were tempered to a very high degree of hardness, i The science of making implements out of copper is not understood to have been known to the Indians of this section at that time, and have, only been found in the United State among prehistoric remains. It is believed that they were obtained through the intertribal trading that was carried on, from the Mexicans, to the south, or perhaps earlier from the Aztecs of that country, The material found in the grave in dicated the occupant had been a man of prominence in his tribe, possibly a chieftain. The elk's teeth, from being in contact with the copper, were color ed an attractive green, and were taken by the muckers employed in the railroad construction work to Lewiston, where they were passed over the bars in the saloons for drinks. It was not long, however, before they were being 'sold about aNo that town at from $25 to $50. It was in this locality, the fossil remains of a prehistoric animal were found not long ago. Mr. and Mrs. Philip Daugherty of Leland went to Spokane Fri day to visit relatives. Successful Revival Meetings The revival meetings at the Methodist church ended last Sun day night. Rev. Greene delivered a short but very pointed and effective sermcn that might well be taken to heart by those who were fortunate enough to hear it. Fifteen mem bers were added to the church as a result of the meetings, which were in progress for two weeks. The church was taxed to its capacity to acommodate the congregation Sun day night. Charged With Embezzlement Nez Perce Hearld: A represent ative of the Averill Machinery Com pany arrived in this city from Spok ane last night and filed^a complaint with Prosecuting Attorney Pennell charging Alfred A. Crow with em- j bezzleing funds belonging to that company. The necessary details were arranged and Sheriff W. J. Smith left this morning for Craig- j mont, where it was known Crow had been for the past several days, ; and finding him there, put him under arrest. He returned shortly with his prisoner, and this after noon the latter was take before I Probate Judge Ellis, where he waiv j ed preliminary examination and was bound over to the district court. Mr. Cruw has been in tnis section the past eight months, during a por tion of the time being employed as .selling agent and eolletur for the Averill company. It is alleged j the complaint that while acting in | this «rapacity he made a collection 0 ^ sot ^ e $300 from Wm. A. Eastman last October and appropriated the same to his own personal use. Mr. and Mrs. Crow and their two children have resided at Nezperce 1 during the time he has been engag ed * n work on the prairie, and the friends and acquaintances they have ma de among our people are much surprised at this turn of affairs. - Pleads Not Guilty _ x be case 0 f Alfred Crow, who is charged with embazzlement, was brought before Judge Lewiston Monday ; be be | d at a | ater date Scales at morning He pleaded not guiltv and his trial will Jenks-Dunham _______ A quiet wedding took place Sat urday evening at the Methodist Church at Lewiston, when Miss Edith Jenks, daughter of Mrs. Sylvia Jenks of Lewiston, was mar tied to Mr. Earl Dunham of Idaho a er. on of Falls. Rev. Henry T. Greene per formed the ceremony in the presence ot Miss Mamie Kunes ot Lewiston and Elmer Stone of Pomeroy, an uncle of the bride. The bride was tastefully dressed > n a dress of French grey Georgette i crepe while the groom wore a suit of brown. The bride is well known at Cies cent where she has a wide circle of friends, it having been her home until a year ago, when she moved to Lewiston. Mr. Dunham is an ex-service man and has made many friends since coming to Lewiston. He has em ployment with the Troy Lumber Co. of Clarkston, where the happy f couple will make their home. Entertain At Cards Mrs. E. E. Bechtol and Mrs. Leo Raaborg entertained the members of the Okoke Klootchman and their husbands at cards last Friday even ing at the Raaberg home. hour tables were devoted to progressive "500". Mrs. A. ,V. Dunkle carried off the prize, a book by Rudyard Kipüng. One of the features of the evening that caused consider ab ' e sur P r > se was the fact that three of the ladies held higher scores -a very - There wil 1 be a meeting of the Wheat Growers Association at the Union school house on Fix ridge to ni * ht - < Flida y>- tomorrow night a meeting will be held in the school house cn American ridge at 7:3U. than any gentleman present unusual occurence. The rooms were prettily decorated in a manner appropriate to the val entine season. Dainty refreshments were served b y the hostesses, a Those present were Messrs, and Mesdames. Dunkle, McConnell, New t on, Knepper, Carlson, Raaberg, Bechtol, McCrea. George Carlson was a guest of the Club. a _ Wheat Growers To Meet Highway Commissioners Met The commissioners of Kendrick Highway District held a very im portant meeting last Saturday and disposed of a large amount of busi ness. At nine o'clock in the morn ing they got together unofficially to talk over some of the important matters which they expected to dis pose of during the regular meeting the afternoon, At the usual time they called the meeting to order and disposed of the regular routine of listening to the minutes, allowing bills, etc. ' Road overseers for the ensuing year were appointed as follows: District No. 1, American r'idge, N. Brocke; District No. 2, Big Bear ridge, N. E. Ware; District No. 3, Texas ridge, Jack Bailey; District No. 4. Little Bear ridge, Henry Emmett. The schedule of wages was fixed for labor at 40 cents an hour; road overseers, 50 cents an hour; teams $2.00 per day. Considerable time was spent discussing the advisability of pur chasing a rock crusher for the dis trict. It final) ly developed that the sentiment of the Board was un animously in favor of a crusher, It then remained to select the type 0 f machine and it was finally agi eed to buy a Champion. An order was placed with representatives of the Company, Mr. Davis and Mr. Rowe, for a 10x20 crusher. This machine has a capacity of 18 tons or 12 yards an hour. It weighs 17,000 pounds and is mounted on trucks, so that it can easily be transported to any P art ut the district with the tractor, ^ ne P r ' ce °f the machine was $° 492.90 F. O. B. Portland. It was to have been shipped at once, so the commissioners expect it here within a few days. The big Yuba tractor belonging to the district will fur nish the power to operate the crush er. The commissioners have had a number of offers from farmers and others, that if the district would grade the roads and crush the rock, they would help to have it hauled on the roads. With a continuation of this co-operative spirit there can be considerable permanent road building done in the district this spring. The commissioners paid $2,000 on i the tractor which was purchased last summer. At nine o'clock p. m. the meeting adjourned. f acu n v and i) r , ph. Soulen of the H. S. Girls Serve Banquet The domestic science class of the Kendrick High School, under the direction ot Miss Esther Lowery, served a delightful banquet to the school board and their wives, the Department of Education of the University of Idaho. The prepar ing and serving of the banquet gave' the members of the domestic science class an opportunity to put into practice some of the theoretical work which they have been doing in the class room. The tables were tasetfully arranged and the banquet served very nicely. Those present were Professor Sou len. Mr. and Mrs. Walker, Mr. Stan ton, Mr. Lutz, Mr and Mrs. Mor rison, Misses Hood, Lowery, Little, Malioy, McKinnon and O'Conner. During the course of the dinner the teachers and members of the board of trustees had an opportunity of consulting with Dr. Soulen on any questions which concerned the welfare ot the school. It was a very ineresting hour and was pro ductive of a large amount of profit able information. Dr. Soulen intimated, after a thorough inspection of the' con- dition of the school, which he had made during the afternoon, that it would be put on the accredited list of schools of the state. While he hasn't the authority to directly place the school on the accredited list, his recommendation goes to the Board of Education and they generally follow out his wishes. An accredited four years' high school j course is a very good showing for a 1 town the size of Kendrick.