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Roads Into Kendrick KENDRICK GAZETTE Subscription Price $ 1.50 In Advance VOLUME 31. KENDRICK. LATAH COUNTY. IDAHO. FRIDAY. JUNE 17,1921 NUMBER 24 Southwick News Mrs. George Jones left for Moscow, Wednesday where she visited with her daughters, Effie and Stella Shel by, and from there she went on to Arizona to visit her son, John Shelby. She was accompanied as far as Ken •arick by her son and daughter. Mas ter Richard and Miss Dolly, who went to Lewiston to visit for awhile with their sister. Mr. and Mrs. Verle Gregory, of Goodland, Kansas, are visiting at the heme of Dr. Baker, Homer Hayward and Dean Baker. John Stalflaker and family spent Sunday at the John Mabry home. A meeting of the committee in charge of the Fourth of July celebra tion will be held at the city hall to night at S o'clock. Matters of im portance will be taken up at this meeting. A full attendance Is desired. Mrs. James Smith is visiting in Lewiston at the present writing. Dr. Baker and family, Homer Hay ward and family and Mr. and Mrs. Verle Gregory took supper with Mr. and Mrs. Dean Baker, Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Roy' Southwick and John Galloway made a business trip to Lewiston last Saturday. Mrs. Gus Zieman left for Wiscon sin, Sunday. The ladies of the community have installed an ice cream parlor in the McDouale hall and will sell ice cream and cake there every Saturday. They held their first sale last Saturday. Flora Smith spent the day with ■Carrie Alber, Sunday. John Mabry went to Spokane, Thursday. He was accompanied by his daughter-in-law and his son, Al bert, who underwent an operation. Mr. Mabry returned home Saturday. James Southwick, soti of our coun ty commssoner, and Charlie Green wood, were at William Wright's place Tuesday. They started for home about noon and seemed to be in con siderable of a hurry as they were rid ing fast. James, who was in the lead, fell from his horse and came in con • tact with a large tree by the side of the road, sustaining a fractured skul!. The two doctors who attended him, Dr. Baker and Dr/ Horsewell, held a consultation and decided to send him to a hospital at Spokane. He was still unconscious when they left South wick. Crescent News Mr. and Mrs. Clem Isreal and fami ly spent Sunday with Miss Eva Smith at Linden. A small crowd of neighbors enjoyed a fine dinner last Sunday on the Dick Worsley place. A big Fourth of July celebration is to be held on Cedar Ridge. Speaking in the morning, sports of all kinds in the afernoon. a baseball game. Gold Hill vs. Cedar Ridge, and a bowery dance in the evening. Every one come and bring someone else. Cameron News Willjam Hartung finished painting his house last week. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Heimgartner left Monday for Hanford, California, -where they will make their home. Herman Meyer. Martha Meyer, Henry Brammer and Arthur Wegner re.urned from Spokane, Monday, where they have been visiting for the past week. Herbert Brunsiek has been visiting hi« uncle, William Bleck of Southwick, for a few days. The young folks of Cameron enjoy ed a dance at the Carl Koepp home last Friday evening. Rev. Cronek of Lewiston wlITpfeach the missionary services, Sunday, at the Cameron Lutheran church. Ser vices In German in the morning and in English in the afternoon. Every body is welcome to attend. John Lettenmaler visited at the Blum home last Sunday. May Have New Dentist Dr. Hopkins, who has been associ ated with Dr. W. S. Stevens in a den tal office at Bonners Ferry, was in Kendrick the first of the week looking over the field here with the idea of locating. He was well pleased with the outlook for business here and ex pects to return about the first of July. Dr. Hopkins is a young man. is married and has a very pleasing per sonally. He is a graduate dentist and has had several years experience. He spent 18 months at Bonners Fer ry, where he had a large practice with Dr. Stevens. Dr. and Mrs. John E. Hoyt and two children of Spokane arrived yesterday in their car. They attended the wed ding of Mrs. Hoyt's brother, Leland Case, which took place at Moscow Thursday. Hood Family Will Leave V Rei'. Robert M. Hood, of the Pres byterian church, announced to his congregation last Sunday that he had accepted a call to the church at Raw lins. Wyoming, where he is to begin work In the new field the first of July. He is looking forward with a great deal of pleasure to his change of location, as Rawlins is a town of 4500 people and an industrial center with a promising future. It is the county seat of Carbon county, mining being the principal industry. Rev. Hood feels that the new work pre sents a real opportunity. Owing to the high altitude of Raw lins, Mr. Hood hesitated to accept th' position, but after the members of his family had taken a rigid physical examination and were found to be physically fit, he decided to under take the work. The altitude of Raw lins Is approximately 6.500 feet. Rev. Hood and family have made a hast of friends during their resi dence here who will regret to see them leave, but they are pleased to know that the larger field of work presents such a promising future. Rev. Hood will preach his farewell sermon at the evening service .Sun day. June 26. Blasted Point of Rock The point of rock that jutted into the road a short distance up Potlatch creek from the McCrea place, wtas completely demolished last Friday evening. A blast containing 450 pounds of giant powder blew a great part of the point into the creek. It took a week of drilling to get ready for the blast but an immense amount of work was accomplished by the one "shot." The road was closed all day Saturday while the debris was cleared away. Defeated Troy Team The Kendrick baseball team went to Troy Sunday afternoon and defeated the team at that place by a score of 15 to 8. It wasn't a spectacular game, neither was it particularly interesting. Loose playing on the part of both teams and an easy victory for Ken drick turned the latter half of the game into a comedy. Teakean and Cavendish Joe Myers left for Washington last Monday after a visit with his rela tives here. Mrs. J. C. Petersen and daughters \ isited at the Pete Olson home, Sun day, Mr. and Mrs. B. S. Adams left for Canada, Monday, where they expect to make their home. There are several cases of whoop ing cough in this vicinity. Mrs. Jim Crutcher has been on the sick list during the past week. Claud Hoffman and daughter made a business trip to Lewiston last week. Mrsl Jesse Parsley and daughter visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ed, Choate, Saturday. Earl Harp left for Canada the first of the week. He has been visiting friends and relatives here. Mr. and Mrs. Helmut Petersen vis ited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ed. King of Orofino. Sunday. Kendrick Kids Lost Game The Kendrick kids played a good game of baseball with the Troy boys' team at Troy last Sunday afternoon. It was a hotly contested game from start to finish, ending with a score of 5 to 4 in favor of the Troy team. Troy's pitcher held Kendrick's heavy batters to a few scattered hits. A re turn game will be played here in the near future. Good Field Sweet Clover A. Wayland, who owns a ranch up Bear creeek, harvsted eght big loads of sweet clover hay from two acres •f ground last week. The clover was seeded a year ago and this was the first crop. Mr. Wayland says that his stock will eat the sweet clover as readily as any other feed. There are spots in the field .where the clov er was higher than the horses' backs. Mr. and Mrs. Walter McCrea were Lewiston visitors, Tuesday afternoon. Chautauqua Presents the Valda Four ^ Quartet That Couples Genuine Entertainment With Splendid Singing in Two Concerts on the Fourth Day *fr Will Appear At the Kendrick Chautauqua Saturday \ Mrs. Chas. Galloway, a former resident of the ridge, is here from Montana visiting with relatives and friends. The Lutheran Ladies' Aid was entertained by Mrs. A. Kleth Thurs day afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Davis and children attended the S. S. picnic Tuesday. Miss Johanna Hesby of Deary is spending the week with Miss Jo hanna Hooker. Mrs. Ida Comstock and Miss Vearl Whitcomb returned Monday from Walla Walla, where they at tended an Advent campmeeting. V Mrs. Will Elliott has returned home from St. Maries, where she has spent several weeks. Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Drury and daughters, Miss Neva Ann and Mrs. M. P. Miller, autoed out from Mos cow to attend the Union Sunday school picnic. ■'CMrs. Ed Lien and daughter, Miss Margaret, were visiting at the Lew is Aas home in Deary last week. A large number from the Little Bear ridge, Kendrick, Deary, Avon and Bear Creek Sunday schools were represented at the Union Sunday school picnic here. E. P. Atchison and children, El vira and George, of Kendrick, were Sunday visitors here. Mr. Spiker of Lewiston was on the ridge last week in the interest of placing more tractors and cars in this vicinity. A number from here plan on at tending the Sunday school picnic in Juliaetta Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. D. White of Julia etta are visiting Mrs. White's par ents, Mr. and Mrs- John Mathes. Decided to Organize Band e . — The meeting called last Friday night for the purpose of organizing a band here was well attended. The sentiment seemed unanimous for a band, but it was found that al though there are enough musicians to make up a good band, there are not enough instruments. An exec utive committee, consisting of A. K. Carlson, O. E. MacPherson and R. D. Newton, was appointed to take up the matter of securing the necessary instruments and investi gating the possibilities of getting a band leader. It is probable that the band will be organized some time in the near future. Marie Benscoter, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harris Benscoter of Clarkia, is visiting at the home of her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Bigham. Big Bear Ridge Juliaetta 8, Kendrick 3 Juliaetta took the third straight game for the season from Kendrick here Wednesday afternoon, by a score of 8 to 3. Both teams were "spiked" and were out to win. Ju liaetta had four Moscow players and Kendrick had a player from Lewis ton and a pitcher from Culdesac. One Kendrick fan in sizing up the situation said that both teams were spiked to the limit but Juliaetta had 8 pennies and Kendrick only had threes. Juliaetta plaved a more consistent game from start to finish. The score book shows but three errors against Juliaetta compared with six for Kendrick. Tiffany walked three and Ross two. Tiffany struck out 10 and Ross 4. Joe Hampton of Juliaetta um pired the game to the entire satis faction of everyone. James Southwick Dead James Southwick, thirteen-year old son cf County Commisaioner Le roy J. Southwick of Nez Perce coun ty, died at a Spokane hospital Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock from injuries received from a fall while riding horseback through the timber near the Southwick ranch. The accident occured Tuesday morn ing. Physicians held out little hope for his recovery, but he was rushed to Spokane to the hospital by auto mobile but nothing could be done to save his life as his skull was bad ly fractured. The remains were brought back to the Southwick home and the fu neral will be held this morning at Southwick. Bear Ridge Picnic An immense crowd attended the Sunday school picnic on Big Bear ridge last Tuesday, in spite of the threatening weath*r in the morning. The picnic ground near the Steele school house is an ideal place for an event of this kind and the well arranged program for the dav made the occasion a very pleasant one. People attended from all over the Potlatch country and Sunday schools were represented from Juliaetta. Deary, Leland, American ridge and Bear ridge. A most interesting prt^rom, con sisting of instrumental and vocal music, readings and addresses, was given in the morning. Then after a picnic dinner athletic events took place in the afternoon under the di rection of Guy Kitch. ., The whole affair was a pronounced success from every standpoint and those who planned it deserve great credit for the way in which Jt was conduted. It was a most success ful community enterprise. Deary Press: Potlatch farmers have reason to feel encouraged over present crop prospects. The cool weather is good for the growing grain and the occasional showers are very beneficial. The eternal puzzle of wheat prices continues to bother the farmers who have not sold last year's grain, but there is a growing desire to sell, forget the yever had a year like \'he past one and, (commence over agan. This may be the most sensible way to do at that. We haven't the least idea what is going to happen in the wheat market and we doubt if Over The County the grain men themselves could tell. It mav go up or it may go down. We note that those who have sold havt liait worrying and have turned their minds hopefully to the future, secure Star-Mirror: At 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon, great throngs of comrades ond friend gathered to pay their last tribute of respect, and to perform the last service they could ever render; and to hear the words of consolation and of prase of him who had gone out from among them never to return. Lemuel Holt Cushing, only child of Mr. amt Mrs. George Cushing, was ___ , . ___ born at Avon, Skagit county, Wash irigton, November 6, 1895. August 31, 1918, he made the supreme sacrifice, on the battlefields of France, age 22 years, 9 months and 25 days. Almost the entire life of Holt Cushing was spent in Moscow. The funeral services were conducted b\ Rev. H. H. Mitchell, rector of St. Mark s Episcopal church ;and Rev. J. Orrin Gould, student pastor of the university. Rev. Mitchell spoke of war, of what caused war, of how necessary it was that Chirst be our guide. He pointed out the contrast in the rulers and leaders of men who feared God. from the time of Pharaoh down through the ages. What a beautiful symbol ism of life he made of the fabric be ing woven on the loom. Man may dominate the earth, but it was given to One alone to conquer* death. Man with all his powers and inventions, cannot tell the day nor the hour of our existence, for death "cometh as a thief in the night." "We know when moons shall wane, when summer birds from afar shall cross the sea: when autumns hue shall tinge the golden grain; but who shall teach us when to look for thee? Yet to the soul prepared it Is to be welcomed into the glories of eternity." The services at the grave were mili tary. conducted by the American Le gion, and with coffin draped with the American flag, the glorious red white and blue. Holt Cushing is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs George Cush ing, by his aged grandfather pioneer business man of Moscow, by other relatives and by a host of friends. Troy News: Under the leadershp of Leo Vance, recently elected fire chief, the newly organized fire de partment for Troy is rapidly being whipped into line. More than the nec essary number of recruits for the companies have been secured and the apparatus is now being overhauled, .. . . , the chemcal engine recharged, and preparations made for any possible fire. As soon as the water is back to normal pressure the hose will be test ed and the hydrants flushed so that there will be no question about get ting water quickly when needed. The boys In the various companies are looking forward to contest work dur ng the summer. Genesee News: Work of grading and surfacing of portions of the road in the Genesee Highway district is going forward in good shape. Gravel s being spread on the Pine Grove toad, extending about a mile from the terminus of the gravel put on last' fall, while grading on other sections of the district is under way. The contract for the grading and surfaeng the Blaine section of the Genesee Highway dstrict will be let next week. This section of that road starts at Blaine and extends 3 3-8 .niles, going over Paradise mountain, and will connect with the Moscow highway. When completed this will give a [did r* » ad int« 0 Mn SCOW over the creek and i mountain road. It also cf >nnect with the new road ng up fr« »in Julia et ta and 1 iven thus 1 able to avoid théJ .1 uliao ti.i. hi il in entering and ng ut of t! he L à*, tie Pot! ate u ^ Leland School Building The Lelapd community may well feel proud of the splendid school building which is in course of con struction. It will he strictly modern throughout and shipped witn the lat est conveniences to add to the com fort and well being of the children. The new building is centrally lo cated in Leland just east of the I. O. O. F. hall on a slight elevation. It is surrounded by a splendid play ground for the children, which Is a most desirable feature. The basement of the building was completed some time ago. It is con structed of reinforced concrete. Two °lass rooms a furnace room and stor aBe room for fuel are contained in the basement. The first floor wiU be divided !nt ® four larBe clas * rooms, a principal's j office, 24 foot hall equipped with lockers, etc. Water will be piped to the building, a pumping system elevat ing it from a well to the school house. The huihling above the basement " 1,1 he a frame structure 44 by 84 feet. It has very pleasing lines and will he a big addition to the appear ance of the town. The cost of the building alone will be approximately $10,000. Furniture and equipment about $4,000, making a . total expenditure of $14,000. The heating system is included in the estimate. It will consist of a hot air furnace. The members of the school board ; are R. B. Parks, Enoch Harrison and I R. M. Smith. In formulating the plans for such an elaborate building j they are building for the future. j While the present course of study embodies but two years of high school j work, the board believes it is only a question of time until two more years ! °f school work will be added, The contract calls for the comple Ücn of the building by August 1, whic, ' will give ample time to install 1 ' thl * furnitl,re and set everything it ready for the opening of the fall term of school. Noxious Weed Excursion , are not growing in the community B. F. Sheehan, field agronomist of the Extension Division of the Uni versity of Idaho will l>e in Latah county during the week beginning June 20th, to work with O. S. Fletch er. county agricultural agent, and the people of Latali county in their work on weed control. During the time that Mr. Sheehan is in the county, excur sions will be held in nine communi ties of the county. An excursion for American Ridge community will be held on Monday, June 20th. Those going on the excursion will gather at the American Ridge school house at 8:30 a. m. on that date. The communities in which excur sions will be held decided upon the excursions os part of their work on the weed control project for 1921. On these excursions the noxious weeds of the various communities will be studied and control methods discuss ed. Everyone on the excursion will be made familiar with the noxious weeds of the county so that they may be able to identify them. In case some of the specially noxious weeds specimens will be taken to the meet ing so that all may come to know these weeds and thereby be enabled to keep them from getting a start in the community. All Interested farmers are urged to attend this excursion and lend sup port to this important work. Felix LeMarinel Visited is Mr. and Mrs. 1 elix LeMarinel of Spokane. stopped off here a short t,me Monday, while on a tour of this i section of the country in their car. Mr. LeMarinel is well known here '»>' the older residents, as he and his J brother, Charles, usëd to own the Ass nian farm on American ridge. It has , *' ten twenty years since he left Ken i drlck. He said he wouldn't have rec ognized the town while passing thru it if he not known it to be Kendrick. He noted a wonderful improvement, particularly in the business section and said that the general appearance of the town was away above his ex pectatons. Mr. LeMarinel is now eh gaged in the real estate business in a u l Calks m. Noria and Babe start ir.day for Big Island to spend a camping and fishing.