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1000 feet of second-hand 2-tnch water pipe. See Victor Peterson. 25-3t -o FOR SALE. A few stock hogs about 100 pounds each. See N. H. LAMB, Mt. Idaho. Both Ends C Producer and Consumer ) Against The Middle Y The Packer Y Th« consumer wants to pay a low price for meat. The farmer want« to get a high price for cattle. The packer stands between these conflicting demands, and finde it im possible to completely satisfy both. The packer has no control over the price« of live stock or meat, and the most that can be that he keep the the two as low as possible. He docs this success Into meat at a minimum of expense, and at a profit too small to be noticeable in the farmer's returns for live stock or in the meat bill of the consumer. expected of him Is difference between fully by converting animals and distributing the meat Swift A Company'« 1917 transac tion« in Cattle were as follows: Avar«#» Pw Read . . $68.97 . . 24,09 . . 93.0« . . 84.45 B*l«nc«(not paid to Cattle Raiser) 8.61 Paid far labor and expenses at Pecking House, Freight on Meat, and Coat of operating Branch distributing houses .... yjg Remaining in Packer's hands as Returns on investment ... $ 1.29 The net about one of beef. By what other method can the dif ference between cattle prices and beef prices be made smaller, and how can the conflicting demande of producer and consumer be better satisfied? Sold Meat to Retailer for Sold By-products for Total Receipt« . . Paid to Cattle Raiser profit was $1.29 per head, or fourth of a cent per pound 1918 Year Book of interesting and instructive facts sent on request. Address Swift ft Company, Union 8tock Yards, Chicago, Illinois Swift & Company, U. S. A. % Vollmer Tractor Days 1 m m m AT VOLLMER, IDAHO 1 m 1 -r Friday and Saturday, May 24-25 m 70 per cent of the farm tractors in the state are a success. The failures nre because farmers do not know their tractors, or have purchasd tractor not suitable for their work, is given to eliminate the failures. a This Tractor Demonstration Tractor their machines and experts here to show farmer to attend, of entertainment for all. companies are sending It will you. pay every a regular celebration and plenty There will be 4*r Patriotic Exercises Address by JUDGE W. W. ZENT of Spokane Friday Morning. See Sergt. ARTHUR GUY EMPY i the wonderful photo-drama "OVER THE TOP" Saturday w 111 -f -T Music by The Do Band Both Days. Bring the Whole Family Both Days. mm TO TRADE. Improved agreage property to trade for residence property. 25-4t: E. W. OLIVER. Hartford Automobile and Live Stock Insurance. Herv. Rotbwell, Agent v >g>. ************ ARMY BARRACKS FOR NURSERIES One of Them Houses More Than 800 ChildreD Under Ten. Within sound of the deep throe tod guns of the French firing line, guns that are ceaselessly tailing the Gor mans "thou shalt not pass," Uve horn «roda of happy, healthy children. At the beginning of the war the buildings In which these kiddles Uve and play and study ware barracks for French boys training to bo sol diers. Today these boys—those who now are left of thon — uro voterons. Those borrseka ore good modern buildings, and they ore sot amid beautiful scen ery. There ore several of these groups et barracks Mattered throughout Franco, and all of thorn have bean turned into homes for the nation'! homeless children. At one of the barrack-nurseries there ere more than 800 children. Some are babies of a few days old, and the oldest Is not over ten yearn Moat of these children are orphans Some few of them have mothers who I are working in fields and factories to ! help France win the war. And these little folks are receiving ! the first Intelligent care of their Uvea ■killed American doctors are In 1 charge of tho kitchens, and experi enced teachers are Instructing those •id enough to attend tho barrack i school. Tho older girls sad boys are «sing taught useful trades as wail as Ike asaal classroom lessons, and with It all theae children an learning the Joy In healthy play. France laid upon a* a sacred servie* hi this can of Its children. And how heble has been the response at oar American Red Croaal There are now 180 firms employed In Germany In the manufacture of whole wood soles for new footwear with an output of 400,000 pairs weekly. Beechwood has been chiefly used, but any hardwood with the exception of oak. will serve equally well. As a provision to maintain the sup ply of gas In districts where It Is gently needed for national work order has been Issued under which the use of gas manufactured or supplied by any specific undertaking nmy be problhlted In motor vehicles other than those used by the undertaking Itself. ur H n The Australian wheat crop for the season of 1917-18 Is estimated at 114, 020,000 bushels, compared with last year's yield of 152,505,000. The 25 per cent decrease Is a result of reduced Rtreage and unfavorable conditions. OUR MEN TRAINED BY RIFLE EXPERTS SOLDIERS IN TRAINING CAMPS TAUGHT HOW TO U8E AND CARE FOR WEAPONS. BRITISH COMMUNAL KITCHENS They Prove Successful In Saving Food and Fuel — State Councils of De> fsnse Will Advise War Risk Claim, ants. (From Commlttoa on Publlo Information .i Washington.—The National army and many organizations of the Nation al Gnard having been equipped with the United States rifle, model of 1917 (modified Enfield), It became neces sary to devise some plan whereby troops could be efficiently trained In the use of this weapon In short time. A statement authorized by the ord nance department tells how experts In shooting, many of them members of United States teams which won lnter national shooting matches, were com missioned and sent to varions camps to Instruct officers and men In shoot ing and In the operation and care of the rifle. In one camp officers under Instruc tion from these men gave a demon stration In dismounting and assem bling this rifle while blindfolded, the record time being 7 minutes for dis mounting and 22 minutes for assem bling. There are 88 parts to the rifle, chantes' classes, the mechanics being hanlcs' classes, the mechanics being trained to make repairs to rifle* In the field. Frequently they will have to do their work at night, when they will not be allowed to use lights, and there fore they must be thoroughly trained In taking down the rifle and putting In new parts by sense of touch. tod the sol to In Communal kitchens are being estab lished throughout Great Britain and ar* proving successful In saving food and fuel, according to reporta to the department of commerce. An article from a recent Issue of an English newspaper la quoted: "The war has brought home to the public that the communal or national kitchen la a necessity and can be made a success. Within a compara tively short period there will probably be Installed many hundreds of these establishments throughout the coun try. The national kitchen was origi nally Intended to supply poor people with nourishing and attractively pre pared food at low prices, but there Is considerable prospect—certainty. In fset—that the more prosperous will form a fair proportion of the ensto mers. "As an example of the outfit of a people's kitchen that at Hammersmith (London) may be taken as a model. This supplies about 8,000 customers a week, which probably represents 12, 000 to 15,000 consumers, as a custo mer commonly purchases for his or her family." as a of of of n The council of national defense has urged the state councils to provide voluntary aid for dependents of In the service in collecting allotments of pay and family allowances, of pay, travel pay, extra pay. or other money due estates of deceased sol diers and sailors. Allotments and allowances under the war-risk Insurance law are paid directly hy the treasury départant to the persons entitled thereto; claims for Insurance taken nut under the law should he addressed to bureau of risk Insurance, treasury department. Washington, D. C. ; claims for of pay, extra pay and travel deceased soldiers and sailors and all other claims should he addressed auditor of the war department, Wash ington, I). C. men arrears for flee war arrears pay of to Consul General Thackara, at Paris, cables : "A decree of April 5, published April 6. gives notice that all merehan dise prohibited from Importation by law of May 6, 1916, will be seized and sold for profit of the state unless regular Import authorization be sented within five days after arrival For first 30 days after n pro 4 promulgation Of this decree requests for derogations from Its provision enn he addressed to the minister of finance, In cular circumstances Justify Hon." person nel of the divisions and detached units of the regular army. National Guard. and National army, excepting the 1 * coast artillery and various staff corps will he designated to attend the fourth series of officers' training schools, which will open May 15. has also been granted to who have had at least tary training under army officers at educational Institutions which have earned government recognition. case parti an excep Two per cent of the enlisted Admission some men one year's rrrlll A. Night driving of motor-truek trains from the West to the has been started hy the supply seaboard . , . quartermas ter s department ns a step toward final training to fit France. men for service In ^T. E. According to the council of defense. national the experience gained In cross-country convoy work has made the truek companies able to travel tlrely Independent of the Camp« are made at the Bo matter where the cated. except that open en preference over cities. en countryside, regular hour, company la lo country la glv and Mrs. Fred Karsten will entertain a number of her friends at cards at her home, Friday afternoon in honor of her daughter, Mrs. Harry Cox, and Miss Grace Cox. Mrs. Harry Badgero entertained at crads in honor of Mrs. H. Mattox, Wednesday afternoon. ANNUAL FINANCIAL STATEMENT. (Continued from page 5) Labor-—— Lumber _— Supplies and Blacksmltblng .. State Highway Construction Damages and Right-of-ways _. Chalnmen -... - — *.448 80 48 40 884 88 LSI 4 0» 282 00 2ft 00 Special Road Districts 4 District No. 4 _ 181 S3 214 BB 4» 48 District No. 18 District No. 28 Forest Reserve 4 . M8 90 L414 87 Overseers- Labor, Lumber sod Material Mot Bridge Labor and Material Highway District« Order* drawn on treasurer of County •MBS Total Road and Bridge-, 41 ABSTRACT OF EX PEN DITCHES—CITIKS AND VILLAGES, SUNDRY SCEn* DISTRICTS, INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICTS, TAX REDEMPTION AND INSTITUTE FOR THH FICAL TEAR HNDINQ JANUARY IS. ISIS « Cltle* and Village* Tax Redemption — Sundry School District* Independent School* _ Institute__ 10,812 78 4.8B2 28 08,08» 88 UJftl 67 8ft »4 Total for above fond* — .. STATEMENT OF RESOURCES AND LIABILITIES I ■MBB Reeourcee Caeh In varlone fund* _ Current Taxes Receivable Real Roll Current Taxes Receivable Personal Delinquent Taxe* Receivable_ Unearned Premium*, Surety Bond* Unearned Premium* Fire Insurance County Farm (estimated) _____ Court Honee Site (estimated) _._ Hospital (estimated) _________ Furniture and Flxtnrea (estimated) Jail and Fixtures (estimated) _ Road Machinery (estimated) _ Mortgage Due County___ 4 187.48» 48 78,806 8ft 10,066 60 17,082 78 881 47 *71 81 10.000 00 1,000 00 L000 00 10.000 00 .6,000 00 *,000 00 L0OO 00 $ ouaa Liabilities County Warranta Outstanding School District Warrants_ Independent School Warranta . Cities and Highway Warrants Tax Redemption Warrant*_ State of Idaho Cash__ Tax Accounts - -. Current Tax Receivable Apportioned to Taxing Districts Personal Tax Receivable Apportioned to Taxing Districts Delinquent Tax Receivable Apportioned to Taxing Districts . 4 IL82B 88 11480 08 1X880 86 18,011 47 .410,862 90 - 8,4*7 44 20,000 84 20,881 86 44*7 tr 8,284 42 Nat Resources of Idaho Coaaty Stats of Idaho, Connty of Idaho, as Hsnry Teicher, being first duly sworn deposes and aaya that he la dapaty John P. Elmers, Auditor of the sold Connty of Idaho, aad that the foregetif a full, true and complete etatement of the financial condition of said Coaaty the Decal year beginning on the 2nd day of April, 1917 and ending on the Utk to of January, 1918 (nine months). aus« HENRY TELCH1E, Deputy County Andltor of Idaho Connty, IfcR Subscribed and sworn to before me, by the said Henry Teicher, on this, Ik 12th day of March, IMA (SEAL) WILBUR L. CAMPBELL Probate Judge of Idaho Coaaty, I to* «momi I have known sorrow—there fore I I have known laughter—there fore I May laugh with you, O friend. M «y sorrow with you far mon tenderly Than those who never knew how sad a thing Seems merriment to one's heart's suffering. more merrily Than those who never sorrowed upon earth And know not laughter's worth. THE MODERN FUNERAL PARLORS A. J. MAUGG FUNERAL FURNISHER «IIMEMilhlJW.iiUiiHiMkRMiiitEEUBBHBBBBBBBi Physicians and Surgeons DR. G. S. STOCKTON Physician and Surgeon Scales Block, Grangeville, Idaho. DR. JESSE STRAINS Physician and Surgeon General practice. Complete equipment for X-ray and microscopic work, flee at hospital, Both phones. DR. P. J. SCALLON Physician and Surgeon Office in A. & F. Block Of south Main street. Osteopath DR. JOHN SIMONS Osteopathic Physician !,!ith\- la K,°l A n, eri w 11 Scho ° l of ° steo - patn>, Kirks ville, Mo. Wilks Block, Grangeville Acute and Chronic dise h,mrs: 9 to 12 a. m. 1 * Rherwise by appointment, Suite 104-106 Treat all Office a sea 2 to 5 p. m. Dentists DR. F. E. WOOD Dentist Allen Block, Grangeville, Idaho. Attorneys A. S. HARDY Attorney-at-Law Offices Practices In all the Courts. , er Urst National Bank. 01 ^T. REESE HATTABAUGH Attorney-at-Law pr ^ to all Courts Of Idaho Office in Scales Block. E. M. GRIFFITH Attorney-at-Law ail «»urta of Idaho < mot Practice extends to and Washington. National Bank, over First Grangeville, Idaho. Mrs. H. Mattox, who Mrs. J. P. Manning from Grengevllle, is visiting thin Mr. and Mrs. Badgero and m. Mrs. George Manning. Mr WANTED—Residence ponert* .. in with good buildings. Must hTîLf*"* able. Enquire at this office. ^*° 0, Secret Orders w. 0. w. Grangeville Camp No. 2 Meets First and Third Mondays each month at I. O. O. F. hall GEORGE L. SLY, C. C. R. H. AMBLER, C1« I. O. O. F. Mt. Idaho Lodge No. Meets every Saturday night at 7: o'clock. Visiting Odd Fellows alwi Pacific phone 1013. NEPHI ALDRICH. N. G. J. N. OLIVER, Rec. 8« welcome. I. 0. 0. F. Camas Prairie Encamped No. 18 Meets Second and Fourth Saturday* each month at I. O. O. F. hall. E. S. HANCOCK, C. P. ,. JESSE L. RAINS. Rec. Ser« WOMEN OF WOODCRAP Idaho Circle No. Meets at I. O. O. F. hall I he Sert and Fourth Mondays of each MINNIE STEPHENS, G. N. I LENA MARK HIM, CW KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS Buffalo Hump Lodge No . 1 Meets (»ach Tuesday at Lodge Meets each Monday at Lodge W In Schmadeka Block. E. O. ABRAMSON, C. C. , B. AUGER, K. of R F. 0. E. Grangeville Aerie No Meets every Friday at 8 P ing Brothers are always welcort* E. 8. HANCOCK, W. P FRANK VAN DEVENTER m.