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Roads Into Kendrick KENDRICK GAZETTE Subscription Price $1.50 In Advance VOLUME 31. KENDRICK. LATAH COUNTY. IDAHO. FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 16. 1921 NUMBER 37 Over The County Juliaetta Record: Walter Clark, of Fix ridge reports that he had one of the best crops of wheat he has I) fad in 20 years this season. Fifteen acres of it was pure Jenkins club j which threshed out better than 40 ibushels to the acre, or to be exact he says off of the 15 acres he got 248 sacks which averaged 132 pounds to the sack making 41 bushels and 44 pounds to the acre. Mr. Clark figures that there are about eight bushels to the acre more gained by sowing pure seed and will seed all -his land next year with pure Jenkins Club. All told he had 280 acres of grain both fall and spring sown and threshed 4158 sacks, which tested 59 and a half pounds. He has sold his crop for 90c per bushel and finished hauling it to the warehouse last week. Wm. Cox, of American ridge, also reports good results from pure Jenkins Club seed. He threshed 755 sacks from 50 acres of spring sown which weighed 132 pounds to the sack. Seventy acres of fall wheat made 45 bushels to the acre. It was the plumpest and nicest wheat he ever raised he says, and was the third straight crop of wheat on this piece cf ground. It lacked only two per cent of testing pure Jenkins Club. Troy News; Anybody who thought the tire siren now being tried out was small "punkins" have a differ ent opinion after the howling, wail ing shrieking demonstration it gave during the stilly hours of night on Monday, Manager Sölberg let the date for the demonstration slip over a couple of nights to give folks a chance to forget the notice publish ed in last week's News, and as a result some few did some lively hustling, thinking there was a fire 'downtown. Some others, who had not seen the notice, were reported to have done some explicit cussing in their own particular way as they tore around, because there was a fire on and nobody going to it. The only two people in town, as far as we know, whu say the siren is no good are Charlie Thompson and Doc. Peterson. They didn't wake up. seed Deary Press: Thanks to the fine weather of the past three weeks, the big 1921 crop is now in sack or bin and is being transported to the market. This years' threshing was acomplished with but a small num ber of smut explosions in the county. There were no mishaps of "this nature in this section. Should rains moisten the ground early, a large acreage of winter wheat will be sown. Standardiza tion of wheat is to be given more attention than heretofore, largely on account of the standardization campaign that is being carried on by the county farm bureau. 'Genesee News: According to statement made by J. B. Sanborn, one of the county commissioners of Whitman county, there is no truth in the statement made by Geo Morscheck and others who had visit ed the Whitman commissioners in regard to the "missing link" of highway between Genesee and Lew rston and that the statement that they had refused to build the road is not founded on "real facts." There are those who would like to know just what the Whitman commissioners did mean, then, when they made the statement that they had no money, no rock crusher, and did not know when they would build the link, after making the statement that they could not accept the proposition made by Mr. Mors check that if they did not have the money to build it, Genesee and Lew iston would either build it or fur nish the money witn which to build the link, and yet they refused to take any action in the matter. Is it a fact, then, that Mr. Mors check made misstatements? Star-Miror: The following record on marriage licenses issued, and di vorce suits filed, prepared by Homer E. Estes, clerk of the district court and recorder, will prove quite in teresting and show that Latah 168. be 9 Prize Cup for Best Wheat The Latah County farm bureau is offering a handsomely engraved sil ver cup for the best exhibit of Jenkins Club seed wheat shown at the Troy Fair, which will be held September 28, 29 and 30. Exhibits must be from lots of wheat that have been officially certified as seed by the Idaho pure seed commission er; must have been grown in 1921; and must contain twenty pounds. The farm bureau is offering this prize to encourage Latah County farmers in growing pure wheat and in improving the standard of grain grown in the county. County Agent Ü. S. Fletcher and either Professor R. K. Bonnett or H. W. Hulbert, of the farm crops department of the University of Idaho, have inspected all Latah County fields which the owners thought were pure enough for seed. Sixty-six fields on forty-seven farms were inspected. Forty-eigfit fields with a total of 1640 acres passed the preliminary inspection and prac tically all of these passed the final or threshed grain inspection. Of the fields that passed inspection, all but three small lots were of the Jenkins Club variety. Latah County has produced approximately 50,000 bushels of certified Jenkins Club seed wheat this. year. Fields planted with certified seed have out yielded fields planted with ordinary seed five to seven bushels per acre. School Notes X The Kendrick schools started last Monday with a total enrollment of 168. There are may new faces to di in 168. There are may new especially in the high school, where enrollments in some classes has been so large as to overtax the ac commodation. The vocational classes seem to be the most popular, it having oeen necessary to turn several away from manual training. There are about twice as many enrolled for domestic science as can conveniently be ac commodated. The bookkeepping class is also larg^having an enroll ment of 16. Considering the ususal shortage of text books and the un usually large classes very satisfac tory progress is being made. faces M. to \ _ I 'Gesse, Hoffman of Leland closed a deal this week for the purchase of the John Behrens ranch of sixty The Land Deal on Potlatch , consideration is under- : acres. stood to be $7,000. Only a part of the place is tillable, the balance be ng pasture land. Another Little Potlatcher _ Xa son was born to Mr. and Mrs. JV. H. Weyen of Potlatch ridge last Sunday. 9 pounds. The young man weighed ^Mrs. Alvin Benson and little daughter arrived the first of the week to visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Brown. county is proving quite a mecca for unhappy unions of this kind, as the ratio in this county is about one divorce for every three marriages, while the average generally, accord ing to statistics, is about tour to one. The record for this year follows: January Marriages 6 Divorces Suits 3 February 10 5 March 7 3 April 8 7 May 8 2 June 28 4 July 12 3 August 10 1 Total 89 28 A glance at the table shows the continued preference towards the month of June for weddings, and tne "June Bride." while the month of April was the popular month for divorces, and in fact the month was almost an equal race between mar riages and divorces. 4 Elevators Filling Up The Rochdale Company's elevator was filled to overflowing this week. Some bins tilled with certain Varieties of wheat were so full that it was necessary to stop hauling for time until cars could be secured to ship out the surplus. Both elevators and warehouses have re ceived an immense amount of grain and the difficulty of securing cars has brought about a rather congest ed condition at times. The bulg ing warehouses and the continuous stream of grain that is still being hauled in from the various ridges give rather the impression that this is going to be a comfortable year in the Potlatch in spite of the prevalent idea that hard times are upon us. a Leland Items X Rev. Hall attended annual confer ence in Portland last week, and has been returned to Leland for another year. X The latest arrivals on the ridge are a girl at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James McVicker and a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Weyen. A(Jesse Hoffman has purchased the Behren's farm and has rented his farm to Leo Grau, who will live on the Behren's place. À We understand that R. B. Parks has purchased Mr. Robbins' lease on the Grandma Hartinger farm and that Mr. Robbins is going to South ern Idaho, with his daughter, Mrs. Black. Miss Edvth Locke went to Lewis ton Wednesday to have some dental work done. fXSchool will begin Monday with M. F. Mushlitz as principal. Wm. Darrow and Mrs. Dean complete the list. We are looking forward to a good school year. Our teach and ers come highly recommended, and with the new school house we ex pect great things. XMr. and Mrs. George Ehlers, Mr. and Mrs. Amos Specker and Mrs. Brunsiek motored to Lewiston lues day in Mr. Ehler's car. \ Mrs. August F. Wegner went to lammany, Saturday, to visit her parents' Mr. and Mrs. Hull. ?Vlhe Cameron school started Mon day with Miss Elsie Wegner as teacher. Thirty-two pupils enrolt I ed. Don't forget the children's day picnic to be held at the parsonage, Cameron News and Sunday, to be preceded bv apio-j gram at the Lutheran church, j : Bring your basket lunch and enjoy a ! good time. to Big Bear Ridge \ Mrs. A. Hooker entertained the Luheran Ladies' Aid Monday after noon - \ Rimrock school began Mondav to with Miss Inez Johnson as teacher. >(Gabriel Forest and Ingvald Aas re turned home Saturday from an auto trip to Oregon. ?^Miss Helen Hanson returned to Spokane last week, having visited her couisns, Misses Emma and Neva Nelson. Union Sunday school at Steele every Sunday morning at 10:30. X Bennv Price of Spokane was a recent visitor at the O. H. Forest home. a John Holbeck and Glendive, Montana, at the Ed Halseth VMr. and Mrsj children of were visiting home the first of the week. fhorvald Nelson returned home j Tuesday from the coast where he spent several months. Mr. and Mrs, Jim Mav and child ren returned to their home at Ontario, Oregon, last week. the the for was Mayor Wm. Huyette of Clarkston j tendered his resignation to the! council of that city last week. The | members of the council voted un- j animously not to accept the resigna- j tion but after an explanation by I Mr. Huyette, stating his reasons, it was accepted. Mr. Huvette seems to be too progressive for a faction in Clarkston and as this faction opposed nim in his work he decided to give up the job. Mr. Huyette was assistant cashier of the Farm ers Bank here several years ago. K Bean Harvest Shott Frank Wittman of Potlatch ridge w as in Kenrdick on business last Saturday. Mr. Wittman and his brother are very successful thresh ermen of the Potlatch. They had a successful run this season, al though much shorter than usual, the Mr. Wittman stiated that nearly all of the beans on the ridge were ed threshed and that a few days this week would finish up bean threshing for this season. He said that the average crop was approximately 3J sacks to the acre, which is rather a at light yield, five or six sacks neing considered a good yield. Night Show Wedding Tribune: With the entire bridal s party, including the officiating i officer, on horseback, Robert M. "Jack ' Jory, one of the popular cowboys in the Lewiston round-up, and Mrs. Hazel Winifred May were made man and wife last night in the arena at the corner of Third and C streets, where every evening a big show of western sports is carried on. According to their companions, the couple wished to marry, felt that the time was ripe, and could think of nothing more appropriate than to go through the ceremony in the midst of their accustomed sur saddles, chaps roundings of horse: and steers. Probate Judge Woelilen perform ed the ceremony, on horseback. Witnesses were Bob Hall, Scoop Martin, George Weeks and Sam Bolon. The bride was presented with an enormous bouquet of sun flowers by Shorty Hall, cowboy clown. Linden Items 1 who has to ; Miss Gertrude Keeler, been ill for some time was taken Carithers hospital at Mocsow, Fri day. At this writing she is im proving nicely. Mrs. S. H. Fry, Mrs. C. H. Fry and children spent the week end at it j ! Forey Smith's home in Harvard. Jim Smith left for Portland, Sat urday, where he will attend the Adcax Auto and Aviation school. Mr. and Mrs.A. Alexander motored to Lewiston for peaches, Wednesday, returning Thursday while there P they visited Mr. and Mrs. Pete Van derburg at Glarkston, and Mr. and Mrs. Otis Stone in Lewiston. Miss Fay Pippinget. who has been visiting her grandmother, Mrs. D. MePhee, returned to her home in Cavnedish Saturday evening. Geo. Garner, who has been with a threshing machine on the Potlatch returned home Saturday evening. Mrs. Nelson ana little daughter of Wa Wawi are viisting the Earring ton and Ball families. Mis. Nelson will be remembered as Miss Bern man ' James Ball is enjoying a visit trom his sister, Miss Mary Ball of Ontario, Canada. It has been twenty George Smith went to Spokane ' Monday where he will attend the Lyon Boarding school for hoys this winter. He was accompanied by Miss Lean Smith. She will return to Lewiston Tuesday, where she and seven years since they have seen each other. Mrs. Frank Lvons and son, Clem, returned Saturday from a ten days' visit with her sister, Mrs. Dan Lynn at Helix, Oregon. j Miss Anna will attend the normal. Mr. and Mrs. Lou Alexander went to Lewi fair. ston, Tuesday, to attend the Mrs. C. P. spent Sunday Vaughan. Israel and children evening with Mrs. Sam Mitchel of Melba, Idaho, was a visitor at the Smith home isatur dav enroute to Helena, Montana. j | j j I it Tho McCallister family moved to Kendrick last week for the winter, Miss Viola will teach in the Kend rick school. Mrs. Jennings and children and Mrs. Granvill Wall spent Friday with Mrs. Vaughan. E. VV. Shingler and family return He has ed to the ridge, Tuesday, been harvesting while she and children have been visiting at mother's at Sunnyside, Wash. the her Pig Club Boys at Fair Pig club bovs in Nez Perce county carried off $172 in premiums Wed nesday with a total of 18 animals entered, one boy winning sixth place against the regular breeders on his junior sow pig. R. T. Smith, of the animal husbandry division of the Washington State College, plac- of ed the ribbons. The boys were highly pleased with the results and | are encouraged to greater efforts for the time they will exhibit at as the Western Royal Livestock Show at Spokane, the latter part of the month, in agreement with Armours a who furnished the sows that pro duced the litters represented in the exhibits. County Agent Skuse who has look welfare ed after the boys' general s j n( , 0 they have arrived was well i m p ress ed with the interest taken py the boys and their parents senc jing in the pigs for exhibit in crec jtable numbers. The boys were re q U j rec | to bring their bedding, brnshes, towels, etc., and are fur njstiec | a p i a( . e to sleep at the fair grounaSi anct tneir meals are also furn ished. The boys furnish feed j Qr ttleir p] g g anc j take care of t hefn. Each boy was well repaid f or ^ e ft or t s by the premium money he received and more money have been received had there p een more entries. Delbert Hayward rf the South-, wick pig club took first prize of $15 on boars. - Sign News Items but Please remémber that when send ing news items to the Gazette for publication, they must be signed. We have had to leave out a number of items lately necause they came from unknown parties, and while we had every reason to believe they were all right, they were not signed and so were not published. When you sign your name to items that you send in, that does not mean that your name will be published, he eause j t w j|j no t un | e ss you request it. All we want to know is that the news Comes from a reliable source. Signing "A Reader" to articles sent in isn't of any value as it is still anonymous. We are al ways glad to get news from all j . , .. __ P arts of the community, so pi send it in—loads of it—but don t spoil it all by neglecting to tell us from whom it comes. he i Red Cross Nurse Here Miss E. M. Djupeof division head quarters of the Seattle Red Cross was here Wednesday to consult with officers of the local Red Cross She also visited on Bear ridge and talk- it ed with Red Cross members of American ridge, giving an outline ;ot future work to be accomplished, While here she got an expression of op j n , 0 n as to the advisability of securing a coun ty health nurse., She said that everyone to whom she broached the subject was highly in ; favor of the idea. In case the county health nurse 1 is adopted in Latah county the Red Cross and the county will divide the ' expense of maintaining the nurse. Perce county has had a . . county nurse for some time and has received much benefit thereby. Better health conditions are obser ved jn t he schools under the super vision of the health nurse and the chiIdren lessons are taught many useful n the care of their bodies. Installing Hot Water N. B. Long & Sons installed an electric hot water heater in their store last week. The cost of mstall ation will be borne by the Hazel wood Company of Spokane, as the Po t; wa t er w ili pe used for washing cream cans. Longs are using elec tricity to freeze water for their cold storage plant and to boil it for their cream station. P Sylvester Kazda of the South wick community went to Lewiston yester-: day to visit relatives and incident ally to attend the fair. _ ! Where's Such a Town 1 visited in a town last year where nobody had a good word for any body. The people are Cod-fearing cit izens in their own esteem, who pay taxes, raise children and attend dutifully to the other obligations of life. But good news is an out law in that community; and an enthusiast would be regarded with suspicion as one who was probably trying to "put something over, A cold, lainv day seems to bring a sort of grim satisafction, par ticularly if it follows a period of sunshine. Folks go around drip ping and declaring that they knew well enough such good weather couldn't last. "We was due for a spell of rain, and I guess it come, all right.'' Merchants positively glow when they tell that they "aint got'' what you want. And there is more joy over one sinner who îs'eaught in the act and whose sin can be told about, than over ten righteous persons who need no repentence. Jn all the week l was there, I never once heard anyone say a gracious, enthusiastic thing about a fellow-human-being. Wnere the facts were such that they could not be gven a gloomy turn, they were uttered grudgingly, as though no mortal had a right to such good luck and it certainly would not last, The inevitable result is that the The inevitable result is that the town is dying. Its industries dried up long ago. Occasionally a new comer will try to start something; but he withers finally under the cold j glances of those who are waiting around to see him tail. And when he leaves they tell you that they al ways told you so. There has been recently a consid erable criticism of the Pollyanna philosophy of life. That philosophy can, of course, be carried to ex tremes. There is something the matter with a man who whistles while his leg is being cut off or fails to grumble when the coffee is cold. But between Pol Ivanna and the average citizen of the community which I visited, and to which I shall never return, give me FolljSinna i every time. As a matter offcol'c dollars and cents, to use rui JHgh« standard, the Pollyanna styff%ays. fc Napoleon was calle^ft^PôÇe hundred thousand man'^/b^'diis enemies, because they ^^jfed.jjfie effect of his c-nthusiastili battlefield more than ^Mt^wnin dred thousand men. Vw$|fcMSyi?ver have achieved results -fEl^njj»"en joyed poor health?' "' "Men are nothing/' ••'•Montaigne said, "until they get Jilted " And it is such men excited by their visions of great aetweyç<H$£nt, by their faith in their felloWs/or in a cause or an ideal.^who Ktjw/found ed cities and built ralIntacta and won battles and" "^ân^formecï the world. The book of Genets «wnu-td tell a ; very different s t tt fy , l . i , t j, , fc fa& writer of it had lived IQ.. the tojyp to which 1 have referre^*"*!^^ thirty-first verse of the first^çpifTOlnoji reads: "And God saw^-W^yiffjng"/»at He had made, and^hoi^iî.slRs very good." , •'• «flfcjB Br■■■.■■ .a..----- A cluy^Jgfc^M: Complaining communf(^^^ro-. have written: "And (To'd^tt^HjVlBrything tnat He had irad'e/»rtjf-itghed and said:'It ain't what ySn'd call good, a nd in my opinion, it'll be a whole lot worse before it gets any better.' " — Bruce Barton in the Red Book. Mrs. W. M. Evans Mrs. W. M. Evans, a resident of the Fairview community on Pot latch ridge for manv years, passed away at her home Wednesday even ing at 7:30 after a long illness. Funeral services will be held this morning at Lewiston, where the body will be buried. The deceased is survived by her husband, one daughter, Mrs. Steens ma of Juliaetta; two sons Alfred .. Q and H. S. tvans. three bto . , ! two sisters and her mother.