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Roads Into Kendrick KENDRICK GAZETTE Subscription Price $1.50 In Advance .OLVME 32 KENDRICK. LATAH COUNTY. IDAHO. FRIDAY. JULY 21. 1922 NUMBER 29 Was Kendrick at Elk River? ! Several car loads of Kendrick and Juliaetta young men attended the races at Elk River last Sunday and all reported that they enjoyed the affair greatly. The trip was made by the way of Park on the way to the saw mill town and, after the meet! was over, the party returned to Ken drick by the way of Bovlll and Deary. Most of the membèrs of the party described the event as very peculiar in many respects, probably because •of the strange actions of those par ticipating. When the Kendrlck -lullaetta aggregation arrived at the field prepared for the races, they saw at once that they were to be shown something new in the way of run ning. The track was irregular in shape, instead of oval shaped as is the case with most other courses, and, fat the corners of each turn, there were placed sacks of saw-dust. i It developed that the runners in the j following events were supposed to ■ run wildly around the course and I touch these sacks as they cam« to ! them. The Elk River people were very glad to see the young men from Ken drick and Juliaetta and expressed their joy at the meeting by yelling and other forms of noise making. They .insisted that the visitors join 1 in the sports and showed them to the various points of the field best adapted for observation of the run ners. It is true that they did most of the running but at stated times they indicated that the visitors change places with them and try their hands at the new kind of sport. This they usually did when they be came tired of running around them selves and really didn't much care whether 'they went on without rest ing for a little while. They took these rests seven times during the meet and then gave the visitors to understand that they had enough for a while at least. At the beginning of the races, they gave George Carlson, one of the young m,en from Kendrick, a book and pen cil and told him to write down his impressions of the sports as he saw them. They told him that he could take the book home with him as a souvenir after it was all over. He didn't know exactly what was ex pected of him but whenever they called ''error", he thought it very impressive and made a mark in the | book. This was done the most times during the time that the Elk River boys were running around and the Kendrick boys all took credit jfor some of these so called "errors" while the saw-mill boys were doing something else. After counting these tallies up, It was found that every Kendrick racer had at least one of the "errors" after his name in the book and some had ■as pinny as three. Frank Boyd said th5t he didn't care for the things anyway and refused to appropriât; a even one of them. Mr. - Carlson saw J that some would be left over so he j took three for himself, just to be like I the most of them. The Elk River men , didn't seem to care for suck things : at all and were especially glad to run | -around the course as many times as | possible and everyone yelled about, it until they got hoarse. The book .1 —iViot + moflo vminH I at all. 1 The Kendrick boys report that they had the most fun watching the Elk River boys hit'a leather ball with a stlck and that they watched them do this most of the time. This was done until nearly all of the balls were lost ip the timber growing around the race-course. The visitors couldn't see the ball when they got up to hit it while the other boys rested so they didn't lose any themselves. As soon as they were all tired out, they quit and the crowd seemed good-nature J about it although they did make a lot of noise. One of the Elk River men made one peculiar remark, he said that . he hoped that Kendrick would soon get over its baseball daze. We don't know what he meant by that. In the Bleck divorce case, Edith Bleck was granted $1,000 as final settlement, together with $20 & month for the support of the child who given into her custody.—Lewiston Tribune. ! County Clippings Idaho Post: Deputy State Game Warden L. E. Brooks took Harry Ruby, G. Maynard, M. Busch and G. E. Sisty, all of Johnson, Wash., to Orolino Saturday, where they pleaded guilty before probate Judge S. M. Snyder to fishing in Idaho with a residence instead of a non-residence license and were fined $38.00 each. They are the same boys who were arrested on a charge of firing at the Northern Pacific train a week ago, the charge being dismissed for want i of evidence. Deary Press: George Richardson and S. B. Peterson have completed their road contract from the Latan County line to Keeler, on the Milwau kee in Benewah county, and have taken another and larger contract to build a railroad grade for the Rutledge Lumber company into the Marble creek section. They will go at their j new work at once, ■ The completion of the road from I Keeler to the county line finishes the ! highway from Clarkia to that point. and it is one of the finest highways in Idaho. Juliaetta Record: Chas. Noble this week purchased the Seymour prop erty in the south end of town, occu 1 1Jied by Carr ' the ^rdener The place contains 4 acres of ground and a nice residence. Mr. Noble traded the car in on the deal that he pur chased some time ago from J. Stor aasli. He had hardly closed the deal for the place when he traded it to Ed Baker for 160 acres about 2 miles above Kendrick. The place has about 35 acres in cultivation, is well wat ered and all fenced. There is also 5 acres of orchard on it and lots of timber suitable for wood. | Genesee News: Although we nave experienced a very dry spring and summer in this section, and with the memories of two poor years preceding it. the grain growers of this part of the country have. not been overly happy at the prospects of this year's crop, but as the summer proceeds and nears harvest time, prospects look better and averages made a few weeks ago will now stand revision upwards. The News has made it its business to investigate some and talk with farmers whose opinion is worth some thing when it comes to estimating fields of grain, and we are happy to be able to state that Genesee, taken as a whole, will yield a fairly good crop this year. While it is true that some of the fields are either burnt or plastered hopelessly with weeds, this is not the general run. It so happens that the worst looking fields are along the main traveled roads, hence the casual traveler upon these roads has taken it for granted that the entire section is in the same deplorable con dition as these. Such, however, is not the fact. Ac cording to an experienced and well of J mformed grower of the Thorn creek j j distriet, the average yield in that sec I jj on w uj be close around 25 bushels, , j n ^hat portion of the country the : gra j n bas taken a turn for the better | and j g f a ttening out wonderfully well | w plenty of moisture yet In the ground . The hot spell is broken and | jt is exp^ted that when the outfits] I . i 1 Anywhere along the Rimrock, except, i n the low country along the road, j the fields are looking good and the a owners are of the opinion that from j 20 to 30 bushels will come through clean. it i s true, we have some spots not so favorable to look upon. In the Leon district probably the poorest fields are to be seen, and even there, i n spots, can be found some good looking acres. Between Genesee and Moscow, to tHe east of the highway, J the wheat is not doing so good, the a ground being dry and crusty. j A grain buyer who ^ Ju8t raade a j r jp over the entire area, inform:: us ^at j n opinion, the average ; y j e i d f or tbe district will run close j t0 o 0 busheis. S ome piaces it win run ! j 35 bushels; others will not go five., He saw one or two fields that carried j a«*a T i ! ■> -» XJT ill TYi is ♦ R O n tKûl* jlt/I ! more Jim Hill mustard than they did j wheat. Some farmers, he said, were plowing their fields. was--just Luther Hampton was in Kendrick ] on business. Saturday. Famous Yosemite Park Rock Fenced tm s m mm wm Here Is the first photograph of the new fence erected by the United States government in Yosemite National Park, to keep people off the famous overhanging rock at Glacier Point. The rock sticks out Into space over Yo.se rnite valley with a sheer drop of 3,254 feet. It has been a favorite spot for daredevils to do stunts, such us standing on one hand or hanging over the edge "with a rope. Take off Two Train* X An item in Wednesday morning's ! Lewiston Tribune notifies the tra-] veling public that, beginning on j Wednesday, July 19th; Northern I Pacifiée train No. 313 would be an-j nulled and that, begining on Thurs- j day, July 20th, train No. 312 would i also be taken off this run. Wilcox, the Kendrick agent ot the Company, received official notice of the above train changes on Wed nesday. The above changes mean that there will cease to be a "morning" train into Kendrick trom Lewiston after the above date and that there will also be no "night" train from Spokane. This leaves the Spokane Lewiston branch of the N. P. with only two trains each day ana these two will pass at Kendrick at the usual time. 1:25 p. m. It will be well to watch this naper tor the notice of a sudden change in the above schedule. Rognstad Gets Appointment x — One of the directors of the Idaho Wheat Growers Association, as pro j vided in the constitution of the or ganization, is appointed by the Dean of the College of Agriculture. Acting upon the authority thus granted him, Dean Iddings ap pointed A. N. Rognstad ot Big Bear Ridge, a member ot the organ-! | ization's board of »» Rocnstad is a practical wheat ! i 1111 ' ** " app ,ca ,on ' j atWltl0n to the directorate o ns organization. Mr. Rognstad lett on j the afternoon train last Wednesday to attend a meeting of the directors at Spokane. Agent (J. S. Fletcher to apply to |hnn at once for inspection service, Those applying Inspect Wheat and Potatoes All farmers ot Latah County who have wheat or potatoes which they wish to have inspected for certifica tion as seed are requested by County for inpsection ; should give their names and address, j community, crop to be inspected, ! number of acres and variety. No charge is made for inspection. Ap j plications should be mailed or tele ! ama/4 4 ,1 A A ai U I am A 4 n A,, A aa j phoned to Mr. Fletcher at once so that he can arrange for the inspec tion. Wheat should be inspected before it is ready to hind and potatoes are inspected as nearly at blooming time as is possible. y Finish Powell Grade Although the new grade around Powe11 H1U is not officially completed at thls wrttlng ' several teams aud week The . gradIng is iust about done after a ditch is dug along the up p er B i de 0 f the road for drainag one or two cars have been driven over the new route. It is probable the contractors will be through with their work before the end of this isideredjis finished.\This ditching will and the rock fill on the Juliaetta end surfaced with clay, the contract un dertaken by Mr. Bolen will be con be done 6jT~ttrr 'road district tractor and the grader which is being leased by the contractors for the time neces sary to do the work. The Highwav commissioners are well satisfied with the manner in which the contract has been carried out and feel that the District has made one permanent step toward a down-river road to Lewiston. of Farm Bureau Picnic The fourth annual picnic ot the Latali County farm bureau was'held in the Moscow Citv Park on Tues- ' day. Approximately three hundred people attended the event. A oig basket dinner was enjoyed at noon, with coffee and ice cream furnished free by the tarm bureau. C. B. Ross, secretary of the Idaho farm bureau federation, gave the address of the day. Mr. Ross urged the farmers present to give attention to a more diversified system of farm Rognstad, of the quartet. The last event of the dav was an ^excursion over the experiment sta tion, under the direction of Dean E. J. Iddings. Iwenty-eight auto mobiles made the trip over the grounds, btops were made at d.ffer -1 ent parts ot the station and the work of each part shown and ex plained. •y- Rattler Killed / \ - A young rattlesnake made the sad ; mistake of coming in too close to j civilization last week and went the route tbat aR good rattlesnakes ] Bhould g0 _ H e came down to the creek near the swimming hole, prob ( ably driven to drink by excessive 1 l. ~ * — .. _ .a — I a J 1 a A » 1 ■■ m« a 4 l. * * ! heat, and was immediately met by a delegation of youngsters who re moved his head, hide and rattles. , ,, ' , ., , , . The snake realized that he was not ...... , . ... receiving friendly treatment so he did what they expected of him and died. American Legion Note» "Hey, /Buddie, Got your kit bag packed?" This is the question that ex-service men all over Idaho am asking of one another this week. With the opening date of the Amer ican Legion's annual convention only a few days away, every member of the Idaho Department is turning his eyes toward Nampa, where the opening gun of the big re-union will be fired Thursday morning, July 27. "For three days the Legionaires will own the city. Advance reports received at state headquarters in Boise indicate that the round-up of ex-doughbov&, gyrenes, and gobs will be the biggest assemblage of World War veterans that has yet been held in Idaho. The call of old army friendships is so strong in the average soldier that it just can't be resisted, when a isoldiers' re-union is in prospect. Hence, Legion officers say, every Le gionaire in Idaho who can possibly do so will be in Nampa for the 27th, 28th, and 29th of July. And Nampa realizes the challenge to its reputation for hospitality In entertaining the host of ex-service men who are expected. Committees have been busy for weeks lining up a round of entertainments that will keep the delegates and visitors on the go most of their spare time. A parade, for which visitors are asked to bring their old O. D's" will feature the opening day of the convention. This will be led by Hanford MacNid er. National Commander of the Amer ican Legion, who will address a public meeting immediately after its con clusion. Two bands have been .se cured to furnish music for the par ade. It is expected that a large number of wives, mothers and sisters of ex service men will accompany their meu folk to Nampa, for the annual con vention of the American Legion Aux iliary will be held simultaneously with the Legion convention. A banquet on the first night, a Dig dance on the second night, and a promenade of the "Forty and eight" on the closing'night are some of the entertainment features that have been arranged, not to mention a base ball tournament between teams of the Western Idaho League. Cham pionship games will be played every day of the convention. Delegates and visitors to the con vention will register at the Dewey Palace Hotel and there will be as signed to rooms. Election Judges Appointed At the meeting of the board of county commissioners yesterday judges were appointed to supervise the polls during the November elec tions. Those appointed will serve in this capacity for the coming two years. The judges and the polling P lace s are: Arrow Place of polls at school house; judges, W. F. Albright, John Phillips, J. J. Groseclose. Leland—Polls at I. O. O. F. hall; judges, John Swartz, Chas. Hill, \V. T. Beck, Louis Oldag, Russell Smith, Claud Craige. Lenore—Polls at Hersey's store, judges, Fred Schetzel, James P. Me Fadden, Dean Wright. Myrtle—Polls at McKay's store; judges, Kady McKay, George Rud dell, Ira E. Story. Melrose—Polls at Woodmen, hall; judges, John Thain, Edward Platt. Peck—Polls at I. O. O. F. hall; * udges ' J - T ' Sprlngston, Jack Corn, Bailey Rugg - eg Wm x whrlnger , j R King , ^ George Jones Mrg Bertha Wrlght Edward Gmje . j E Draper The above Hgt, taken from the Tribune is not a complete list but It includes the precincts of Nez Perce - County covered by the Gazette. Bought Eighty Acres \S \ Charles E. Quick, who, sometime ag0 purchased 80 acres ot the A. h Worsley ranch on Cedar Creek, j agt s a t urday c | 0 sed a deal with Mr Worsley for an addltlona | eighty. 1 his quarter includes all the buila ., ings on the Worsley ranch. Mr, . , Quick came to this part ot the country from Bjg Hole Basin. Mon tana Will Replace Boats Following the arrival in Lewiston Friday afternoon of J. P. O'Brien, vice president and general manager of the O.-W. R. & N. system; F. N. Finch, general superintendent of the road: W. T. Robinson, head of the department of maintenance of way men; C. F. Heywood, superintendent of water transportation for the com pany, and Charles Zänker, foreman of engineers, all of whom came from Portland, the announcement was made that a steamer would at once be chartered and sent to Lewiston within the next three or four weeks to take the place of the steamers Spo kane and Lewiston, destroyed by fire here early Wednesday morning, and that within a short time after that the construction of a new boat would be carried on in the city. The building of a new craft means that many thousands of dollars will be expended for labor and material. It wll be of modern construction and of a sufficient size to handle volume of business offered. The officials visited the scene of Wednesday's disastrous fire and re mained for about half hour. The destruction was so complete that but little time was required to ascertain the amount of salvage. In this con nection, however, the railroad com pany will send to Lewiston at one« a crew of men to salvage the Spokane and Lewiston, and so soon as this la completed It is expected that pre liminary work will be outlined for the new vessels. The party of visiting railroad men, accompanied by Captain John E. Akins, of the steamer Lewiston, re turned to Portland last evening. No estimate of the loss nor the amount of insurance carried was given out. A number of old friends of Mr. Finch gathered at the depot to greet him and his party upon arriving. Mr. Finch stated that he was glad to get back to LewiBton and that ho regretted his brief stay would not permit him to meet with his many friends.—Lewiston Tribune. For the present the Steamer J. N. Teale will take the place ot the Steamer Lewiston, on the Snake river run, until the completion of the new boats which the 0. W. R. & N. officials announced would be constructed, ('apt. John Akins'will pilot the steamer Teale. Surface Southwick Highway \^Emerv Jenks returned Sunday from spreading the surtace rock on the r road extending west from Southwick, the distance covered be ing one-half mile. The improve ment of this stretch called tor some very heavy work in grading, but the total cost was only $1,800. The county crushed the rock without cost and the people ot that section hauled the same without charge. This road now is in splendid shape as far as the high line of the Potlatch highway district, and there now remains to be improved only about one mile. In this mile there is only one hill to be handled, the rest ot the road to be graded. This work will be carried on by money from road district No. 5's special tund and the district's por tion remaining from the bond issue allotment.— Lewiston Tnbune. K Not Seriously Hurt W. W. McAllister and Andrew Gal loway were badly bruised and shak en up in an accident on Bear Ridge grade on Monday afternoon. The men were driving in a grain rack and got too close to the edge of the road, allowing the wheels on one side of the wagon to slip off the grade. The rack overturned, throwing both oc cupants down the hill for some distance. Mr. Galloway received bad bruises and a cut over his left eye and Mr. McAllister was rendered unconscious for some time when he struck on his head and shoulders. The men were, at first, thought to be more seriously injured and Dr. Otteraaen was called to make an examination. No bones were broken in either case and it is thought that their recovery from the acç-istent will be speedy. Walter McCrea, Jr., was a Moscow visitor ÇuftdtO' afternoon.