Boost For Better
KENDRICK. LATAH COUNTY. IDAHO. FRIDAY. MAY 27.1921
Clipped From The Columns
of Neighboring Papers.
Deary Press:; If the crops in this
section keep growing as they have
started and reach maturity without
mishap, there will be some great
yields to brag about this fall. Re
minds us of four years ago, when
there was so much rainy weather
that the farmers were away late
with their seeding and Deary folks
were still making garden along in
June, and between showers at that.
There was an enormous crop that
year. The fields fairly bulged. It is
starting off the same way this time.
If we have the same yields we had
that year and the farmers can get
a dollar or thereabouts for their
wheat, there'll be heaps of good
times in the Potlatch country. We
shall all forget the past lean years
and hair that has turned gray from
worry over high costs and low
prices during these laHer! months
will speedily resume its natural
sorrel or other original hue.
Ttoy News: Troy fishermen met
with^ a brief, bad scare on Wednes
day when the Spokesman-Review
, correspondent in Moscow announc
ed that State Warden Otto Jones
was closing the streams in Latah
county against fishing. Investiga
tion showed, however, that the por
tions closed were the tributaries to
the Potlatch river above Helmer,
and the upper reaches of the Pal
ouse river above Grizzly Camp.
Old sportsmen state that there is
plenty of open water left so that
local fishermen will get their fill of
sport with the finny tribe.
Genesee News: The work of com
pleting the surfacing and curbing
of the streets that have recently
been graveled m Genesee is being
pushed as rapidly as possible and
when completed will give that
portion of town a real "city" air.
There is y A considerable work to
be done but it is expected that
many improvements will be made
The town council is providing
Walter Housley, the new marshal,
with a stop watch and anyone caught
speeding on the streets of Kendrick
will be fined. The speed limit is
12 miles per hour. New signs are to
be placed in conspicuous places at
the entrances to town and after they
are in place the speed ordinance
will be rigidly enforced.
Lutheran Circuit Meeting
The Spokane Circuit of the Luth
eran church held meetings (at the
Lutheran church) on Big Bear
ridge, May 7th to 9th.
The following ministers were in
attendance: Ü. L. Haavik, H. Far
seth and J. B. Rockne of Spokane;
B. O. Steffenson, Genesee; N. J.
Holm, Clarkston; J. F. Adrianson,
Moscow; H. J. Stolee, Sandpoint; P.
J. Luvaas, Couer d' Alene; T. H.
Himle, LaCrosse, Wash; J. M.
Haaland,Wilbur, Wash; J. F. Pans
chart, Spokane; and P. Hesby of
The opening sermon was delivered
by Rev. H. Farseth of Spokane.
Splendid and instructive sermons
and talks were given thruout the
three sessions each day.
Special and appropriate music
added greativ to the impressiveness
of the meetings.
The weather was ideal and
people drove here from the various
towns and ridges. A very large
attendance was had at each session.
Close Monday Afternoon
All business houses have agreed
to close Monday afternoon from 2
o'clock for the rest of the day, in
observance of Memorial Day.
A TRIP TO THE JUNGLE
Carveth Wells, in Picture and Story,
Takes Chautauqua Audiences
Through Wild Jungles of
For six years Carveth Wells, of Lon
don, England, formerly lecturer at Im
perial College, London University,
lived in.the wild jungle lands of the
Malay Feninsuln. He was official ex
plorer for the British Government and
he experiences which he encountered
n that period of time form one of the
most thrilling and. interesting stories
now being told on the American plat
form. Mr. Wells brought back with
him a remarkable collection of views
of the animal, reptile and plant life
of that strange tropical country and
he will present these on the screen at
Chautauqua on the fourth night.
The graduation exercises of the
Kendrick high school were held at
the Methodist church Wednesday
evening. Seven graduates received
diplomas for completing the regul
ar four year's high school course.
The opening number of the pro
gram was a vocal selection by the
glee club, which proved to be a very
popular nur.-ber. This was follow
ed by the invocation by Rev.
Howard W. Mort. Artilee Holada
and Noria Callison furnished a very
peasing violin duet with Mrs. Mc
Crea at tne piano, which was follow
ed by a vocal solo by Mrs. Morrison.
• Dr. J. F. Messenger, head of the
department of education of the
University of Idaho, delivered the
address to the class. He brought
out a number of very interesting
points that will no doubt prove
valuable to the members of the
class in their life work.
The address was followed by a
piano solo by Lena Bibb after
which E. W. Lutz, president of the
board of trustees, made a very ap
propriate presentation speech and
delivered the diplomas to the class.
A song by the glee club ended the
The names of those who made up
the class of 1921 follow: Kester
Dammarell. Lena Bibb, Elmer Mc
Guire, Tula Lehman, Minnie Tor
gerson, Curtis Bailey Joycie Hunt
and Cecil Chamberlain.
Celebrate in Kendrick
If vou are planning to have a big
time July 4th, don't overlook the
tact that Kendrick is going to have
a big blowout for one day—Monday,
the Fourth of July. The reason
Kendrick is going to celebrate just
the one dav is because all efforts
! will be concentrated to make this
day a red letter day in the Potlatch
and have it so full of fun and en
joy ment that everyone wi
A good program is being arrang-1
ed for the dav and features will be
announced in due time. The main
j thing now is to definitely decide to
i celebrate in Kendrick and the rest
will be taken care ot later.
! Invitations have been sent out for
the marriage of Miss Bertha Koepp,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl
Koepp of Cameron, to Mr. Ernest
Heimgartner. Tne wedding will
take place next Wednesday after
noon, June 1, at 2 o'clock at the
Cameron Lutheran church.
'Eulightening The Lambs"
Ait Rognstad of Big Bear ridge
still contends that wheat is going
to reach a high mark. To sub
stantiate his claim he sent in the
following clipping which was writ
ten by an independent crop statis
tician. Wnether it has merit or
not willl be demonstrated within
the next two months.
"Any farmer who sells the
mainder of his grain crop below the |
cost of production will be a fit can
didate for a lunatic asylum. The
unbounded generosity of the Amer
iean farmer has brought us face to
face with a wheat famine. 800
million bushels ol wheat have al-;
ready lett the country and another j
100 million bushels have been sold i
for exportation. There never was
a time when future - needs were as
recklessly disregarded as now. The
visible supply all sold and farm re
serves dwindling away. Bakers and
grocers without reserve stocks of
flour and milleis without wheat.
Everybody living in blissful ignor
ance of the dangerous shortage of
breadstuff or seemingly bent on
ignoring true conditions. The ,
trade holding off in a vain endeav- \
or to cajoje the farmer into giving
away the remainder of Ins pro
ducts after having already sacrificed
the bulk of his crop to meet
world's cry for food.
"It needs no prophetic power to
foresee the awakening which is !
shortly coming to the innocent!
lambs who have" sold 'the crop on
Apr il scenery and enabled the cash
interests to cover their foreign
committments. They are now hold
ing the bag and when the farmer 1
discontinues his charitable dis
tribution of foodstuffs, where will I
they get off? He must do so ini
order to continue farming. His
wheat crop cost him $2.77 a bushel
to raise and the corn crop cost him
$1.25 a bushel. No red-blooded
American will expect the man who
feeds us to make further sacrifices.
If the price is too high, let the;
,, « —,
Government nil the gap, as Europ-:
. . .
ean governments have done, and not
take it all away from the farmer.
Americans are not seeking charity.
They are ready to pay the cost of
production for anytning they need
and foreign buyers will have to do
"If the foreign buyers succeed in
getting the wneat which they have
already purchased out of the
country the situation will be alarm
ing. They own all the visible sup
ply and have contracted for the best
part of the remaining farm re
serves. Every bushel of grain in
consumption before the next crop ot
wheat is available.
"The first part of the new crop
will sell even higher than the old
crop. With no carry-! ver stocks
on hand in any part of the world,
exporters will be in tierce com
petition with millers during July
and August and the price will be a
"This analysis ot the grain situa
tion is read by Two Million farmers
and the members ot all Grain Ex
changes at home and abroad.
Independent Crop Satistician."
the country will be needed for home
Mr. and Mrs. Tom LaBolle and
daughter, Mrs. Schultz, went to
Mrs. Viola Baker and Mrs. Uus
terhout visited with Mrs. Osborn
Smith Eacker and Mrs. Bogar,
were Sunday guests at the Miller
Jack Why bark of Bear tidge was
a caller on the ridge, Sunday.
Walter Pierce and family of'
Bovill are spending a few days on
Herman Baker made a business
trip to Greer, Thursday, returning
Mrs. Miller and Mrs. Bogar at
tended the 8th grade exercises in
Deary, Friday evening.
F. B Smith went to Spokane
Wednesday morning on business.
Smutting Charges Fixed
file state Public Utilities Com
mission has tentatively fixed the
smutting charges for wheat, upon
application having been made by
Miles Cannon, Commissioner of the
Department of Agriculture. These
rates are computed irom rates
established in Oregon and Washing
ton, and are the same as the Wash
ington rates, and the same as the
| Oregon rates for bulk grain, but
approximately 25 per cent lower
than the Oregon rates for sacked
grain. The notice issued by the
Public Utilities Commission states
the rates set forth wilI be made per
manent in Idaho for the year 1921
j unless sufficient'protest | s filed with
i the Commission on or before June
The following is the text of the
notice issued by the Public Utilities
| to 3 per cent :
3| to 7 per cent
1\ to 15 per cent
15i per cent up
All persons in interest.shall, on
, or before the 6th day of June, 1921,
\ file in writing w ith this Comtnis
sion, answers in admission, objec
tion or protest, if any they have,
the promulgation of an order by
the Public Utilities Commission of
the State uf Idaho, fixing rates as
Charles Sattler Leaves
hereinabove speeilied for the service
Charles Sattler left yesterday for
the Oddfellows' Home at Caldwell,
Idaho, where he will probably spend
ihe rest of his days. His departure
marks the loss of one ot the three
oldest pioneers of Kendrick. Over
thirty years ago he came here anb
Dr. Rothwell and Wm. Meyers are
the only two left who were in
Kendrick at that time.
Over twenty years ago he owned
a tannery located close to the Pot
latch creek bottom near the lower
, .. , u . -,
'.lend ot town. He was doing quite
a flourishing business as he was an
expert tanner and had a wide repu
tation as a ranner of furs. Hunt
ers from all over the country sent
hides to him to be tanned for rugs.
In January 1900 the flood washed
away his tannery and hundreds of
green hides which he had in stor
age. All he was able to salvage
from the disaster was $6.00 worth
of partly spoiled hides which were
washed up on the creek banks.
in later years he has made his
living from a small flock of chick
ens ' lhi f source of income - how *
ever, finally became inadequate and
owing to his advanced age he was
finding it impossible to make a liv-1
ing. The members ot the local I. O.
O. F. Lodge hnaily prevailed upon
him to go to the lodge home, an in
stitution which was recently built
at Caldwell. After he had made up
his mind to go he locked forward
with pleasure to the change of
environment and felt satisfied that
for the rest of his days he would be
well cared for.
Farm Bureau Picnic
The annual picnic of the Latah
County farm bureau will be held in
the city park at Moscow on Thurs
dav, June 16th. Dr. A. H. Upham,
to president of the University of idaho,
and W. S. Shearer, president of the
Idaho Farm Bureau Federation
will be the principal speakers. Ar
rangements are being made to se
cure good music for the occasion,
There will be a big basket dinner
at noon, with coffee and ice cream
furnished free to ail by the farm
of' Over 12U0 people attended the
picnic-last year and indications are
that there will be a considerably
larger attendance this year. The
final event of the day will be an
excursion over the experiment
Mrs. R ose Sampson of Spokane
visited at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. O. E. MacPherson, Wednesday
and Thursday of this week.
Richard P. CaVrpbsll Is Delightful
Poet and Reader.
Richard I'oscy Campbell, author of
"Just Common Folks" and "A I'augh
ter of the Hogues," two delightful
books of verse, is often called 'The
Western James Whitcomb Riley." lie
has written about the folks next door
f $ V
—the everyday people. Just as Riley
did, and much of Ids verse has the
same deep heart appeal as that of the
He conies to Chautauqua on the sec
ond afternoon with readings in char
acter from his own works.- An hour
spent with Him will be an hour long
The honor roll for the semester
examinations is as lollows:
Lena Bibb: Home Economies; His
troy II; Geometry; English IV.
Nellie Dean: Geometry: English
IV; Home Economics; Chemistry.
Beulah Long: English II; Alge
bra; Historv I; Home Economics.
Edith Dammarell: English II;
Home Economics; Historyl; Alge
Reta Leith: Algebra; Home Econ
omics; History I; English II.
Minnie Torgerson: U. S. Historv;
English IV; Latin. !
Jovcie Hunt: English IV; Latin; j
U. b. History. !
lula Lehman: Chemistry; Latin.
Kester Dammarell: U. S. History;
English 1 . j
Curtis Bailey: U. S. History.
Elmer McGuire: English IV; La- [
Cecil Chamberlain: Geometry;
English IV; U. S. History.
Cecil Carlisle: Historv II.
Butord Hogan: English II.
Elsie Bird: Latin; Englisfl; H
Audrey Stanton: Biology; English
Alice Wegner: Alegebra.
Lena Wegner: Algebra.
Teakean and Cavendish
Mrs. J. Candler has been on the
sick list the past week, but she Is
improving at this writing.
Mr. and Mrs. Helmut Petersen
made a business trip to Oiofino,
r!t * ay '
Mrs. Pete Olsen and daughter,
Eva, were visiting at their mother's
A large crowd of people gathered
at the tiome of Mr. and Mrs. D.
Those visiting at the J. C. Peter
sen home Sunday were Ed Choate
and tamily, Helen, Lyle, Vernon
ana Anita Adams, Mr. and Mrs. A.
H. Frazier and Mr. and Mrs. Roy
Shoemaker. All reported a very
Miss Myrtle Kelley was visiting
at the Asa Choate home, Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Stanton mov
ed down frwm Moscow this week,
Lloyd has been working in the flour
mill there but a number ot men
were turned off and as he was one
of them he and his wife preferred
living here, so shipped their house
hold goods here the first of the
Stalnaker to have a picmic. All
reported a very enjoyable time.
Wôn Game by Close Margin
of 5 to 4
The best game of the season was
played last Sunday on the local dia
mond between Kendrick and Ore
flno. The two teams were very
evenly matched as the score would
indicate. Until the last of the
eighth inning the visiting team was
in the lead, but a batting raliy on
the part of the locals brought in
two scores which gave them the
Kendrick bad a good lineup Sun
day. Every man on the team was a
ball player of experience, altho the
long string ot errors recorded dur
ing the game indicates that
practice is sally needed to bring
the team up to consistent playing
McCrery pitched a great game.
In spite of the tact that 11 errors
were made hy his team he held the
visitors to 4 hits and 4 runs. Mac
always pitches the best ball when
he is in a tight place, which is a
valuable asset to a pitcher and to
One of the features of the game
was the fact that three times the
three Carlson brothers were all
on bases, hast playing on the part
of the Orofino team was all that
saved a goodly number of runs for
Kendrick secured 5 hits, 4 of
them being for 2 bases. Orofino
got 4 hits. Bulflnch and Bolon each
got a 2 bagger and McCall knocked
2 clean twu-base hits. Kendrick
made 11 errors and Orofino 5. Mc
Crery struck out 11 men and Oro
fino pitcher 6. _
Kendrick's outfield had little to
do, most of the batted balls going
to the infield.
The return game to be played at
Orofino next Sunday promises to be
a fast one.
Low Cost of Advertising
! Few advertising men know that
j advertising space in newspapers is
! foy f ar t( ie most economical way to
rea ch the consumer. It is a fact
anc j the only reason that advertising
j was ever created was because wise
an( j shrewd business men learned
La- [ that they could buy white space in
publications at a minimum cost and
because of the message they would
put j n t 0 that space they could make
a profit on the transaction and make
the advertising a real investment,
in production of sales and good-will.
In these days of high cost of white
paper and printing the advertiser
j could not print a full page adver
tisement and buy the white paper
at the small cost that the newspaper
charges him for the complete page
delivered into the homes by invita
tion. That is to say, the readers of
this newspaper buy a paper because
the ! they want to read it and because
Is ; they know they get more tor their
mo * ev at 2 or 8 cents than any
thing else they could buy at that
p nce That is what makes the ad
vertising so valuable to the adver
tiser, provided they have the right
message , the right illustration and
the right merchandising plan back
of the advertising. Newspaper ad
D. vertising is by far the most econom
ic! method to reach the consumer.—
William H. Rankin, President,
Rankin Advertising Agencv.
„ . ...
A. Oscar Raby, while working his
Roy team ot mules on the Bradv gulch
very S; rade * ,ac ^ a runaway that resulted
ln nothing more serious than two
; broken wagons. He was coming
down the grade near the Raby ranch
when a car passed and seared the
They staited to run down
the grade and when Oscar saw that
mov- he could not stop them he jumped •
off the wagon. Several hundred
flour yards down the grade the mules
men passed another wagon loaded with
one dirt, and as they went by, took a
wheel off. The empty wagon was
badly wrecked and the mules ran
the up Main Street for several blocks
before they could be stopped.
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