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STATUS or ÏH£ LL VIS
AND CLARK KIGHWÀi j 'I lie follow ing c ircular lettei dut 1 * al Feb. 1. 1 11 l'J, war ai i i lu ; :s i i I , i sent out froi, : e La w is and l lark il mb a ay A luaiio, considered an t social ion, should be carefully energetically acted upon, by every one interested in tin* construction ot , tin* Lewis and Clark Highway: The status of the Lewis and Clara Highway project is as follows: Nez. Perce county and the follow ing highway districts have passed resolutions agreeing to pay their re spective shares of the cost of sur vey between Spaulding and Kooskia. Kidder- Harris Highway district. 'Woodland Highway district, Kaniiah Highway district, Clearwater Highway district (of Clearwater County.) Orotino Highway district. North Fork Highway district. Lewi lion. unit ; ed I Clearwater Highway district, (ot | Nez Perce County.) The Orofino and Lapwal Valley Highway districts have not yet sent in certified copies of resolutions, but it is understood that both of these districts have passed resolutions sim ilar to those already sent in. is County has not yet been heard from. of Lewis County have jurisdiction about five miles of frontage Le w - The board of commissioners over the south side of the Clearwater river opposite Greer. Advices have been received from the state engineer that he is send ing out an engineering party about February 1st, to make a survey ot this road under the supervision ot Mr. C. C. Van Arsdol, the district engineer at Lewiston. We are now in a critical stage in the development of this project, filie people along tins route are en thusiastic about it. and we are re ceiving encouragement from the state highway department, have no assurance, however, of Fed eral aid, nor have we received any assurance from Boise that a suf ficient appropriation will be made to pay one-third of the cost of con struction out of the state highway fund during the next two years, al though we are reasonably sure of some aid from the state. This is a large undertaking for the local districts without state or federal aid or both. There seems to be no reason why we should not re ceive sucli aid but wc must go after it aggressively and promptly. We therefore make the following on of We suggestions of things you may do to help this project along: 1. Write to your state senator and representatives asking them: a. To encourage the levying of a state highway tax of at least three mills instead of the two null tax now contemplated. b. To work diligently for a lib eral appropriation for the Lewis and Clark highway; sufficient to cover one-third of the cost of construction. c. To join in the introduction and urge the passage of a five mill spec ial highway tax, as recommended at the meeting of this association on December 2 3. 2. Write to your United States Senators and Congress, concerning this project, and requesting their assistance in scuring federal aid. 3. Urge your community to send appropriation Representatives in or two local men to Boise to the local delegation one confer with there and with the members of the state highway commission and the highway committees of both branch es of the legislature, and with the Assist in raising funds governor. for defraying the expenses of such attendance, if necessary. 4. Consider and discuss with local citizens of your community, and especially with your highway district commissioners, means of raising the necessary local funds for construction. have a local ('onimer 5. If you dal Club or a Good Roads organl zation, urge tlie passage of résolu t directed tions and memorials state and national and officials, and have représentât Ives same for warded to Boise and Washington. organization through If you have no which this can he done, one should X be organized. 6. Avoid discussion of those v hielt may tend to produce matters friction and lack of harmony. 7. Do these lliings NOW. Very truly yours. LEWIS AND CLARK HIGHWAY ASSOCI ATION. By R. C. BEACH. President. QUARANTINE. Clearwater County Hoard of j Health hereby declares Spanish In- : (lnen/.a to lie an infectious and con- j tagious disease quurantinable. t 'ount y F punish Influenza or even suspicious therefor*» ordered Th«* is thereforej All cases within the either of ami Uten rw ater, of of Influenz«, are In* reported to tlie County Health ONCE under penalty 1 of AT Ofili oi the law. E. W. HORSWILL. M. D. Health Officer. j aml.küan irai):: hampered BY ADMINISTRATION ; i 1 Aniricnn liusini ai gatlu r il)) I11" Uiri ad: i nul'* w life li ; li y drop du Ina tlu* \i ,.i ami i lu wonibr w ii n Mit* ail . ir.iirat *n • ; :s going tu exhibit tlu saille : i i- goingt I tilde ni b* half of ilu restoration in , Aim i ican i Ring in behalf Ihn commun ial nun arc try inn f for« i a : • ■ri* , -■ inning I tliu sum.* . \ ■oinnu rife lhut it i- , >.hi i f the restoration nt •ululions of Her with the r*M of the world. While the cab! many are telling of i the kindly interest the representa tive of the administration are show ing in behalf of lifting the blockade against Germany and removing com- ^ men ial restrictions which have been , and commercial houses of the Unit-j being hampered and their communications : raised against hpr, business men ; ed States are I restricted in | with f( . reig;n maifkets. Their mail and telegraphic* communications, both under government supervi sion are being )u*ld up and cen sored; their traveling representa tives are having the greatest dif- ' Acuities in obtaining passports and their efforts to hasten the return ot prosperity and guarantee work foi American labor by securing foreign marke's for the product of Ameri can labor, are biding handicapped by administration officials to an almost I incredible degree. Big Cuban Order Lost. An illustration! of how American foreign business houses fire losing acount of the Hampering was trade, on methods of th administration, Brandt, editor Cuba) Post, upon his arrival in Nelv York a rew days | the Waild Line Steamship, .given by George M. of tlie Havana ago on Mono Castle. that within ten Mr. Bradt sa if days after the signing of the armis tice a British freighter arrived at Ilavana with a cargo of merchan dise and that ot|hers have followed frequently. He said that the Brit ish Ministry of Shipping is exerting al of for or to re Financial Statement Clearwater Highway District Financial statement of Clearwater Highway District, Clearwater County, Idaho, for the year endingl918. RECEIPTS. Cash on hand at beginning of year *for road purposes . $ 499.50 Receipts from Bond Sales. Motor Vehicle and other licenses, .00 1,047.25 17.056.47 135.02 220.64 812.35 418.15 Tax levy of 4 mills. 1917... mills, 1918. Tax levy of Poll Taxes, 1917. Poll Taxes. 1918. National Forest Reserve Funds. Clearwater County (settlement) Orofino Highway do a tax lib and the and in send i ; 9,673.37 District (settlement) $32,238.80 I TOTAL RECEIPTS. APPORTIONMENT OF RECEIPTS: Road Fund . Bridge $30,091. OS j Fuild 2,1 46.82 j $32,238.80 ■ DISBURSEMENTS. WARRANTS REDEEMED: 1917 Road Warrants . Interest on seme . 1918 Road Wai.'ants . Interest bn same . 1917 Bridge Warrants .... Interest on same . $18,495.32 1,060.55 9,809.24 190.98 440.93 * in 17.22 30.014.2 . . . $2,224.56 BALANCE ON HAND AT END OF YEAR . . . WARRANTS ISSUED. 7,090.75 .im .00 State Highway Construction . . Other road construction . Rights of way . Road Maintenance . Bridge Construction . Bridge Maintenance . Culvert Pipe . Road Machinery and Tools. . . . Administrative expense . Rebates on excessive poll taxes to the 8,577. .00 the the .oo 329.81 S.S71 70 1.62 9.2 7 1 5.00 such i ! with of for . . $26,514.10 TOTAL WARRANTS ISSUED OF 191S SERIES ... TOTAL ASSESSED VALUATION OF HIGHWAY DISTRICT (H P ) ]. $4.309,279.00 Resources and Liabilities on January 13. 1919. RKSOURCES Statement . $ 908.22 . . . 23.459.42 . . . . 535.89 . . . . 1.6X8.67 26,592.2 Delinquent Taxes. Property Taxes, Cosh on hand In Road Fund. Cash on hand In Bridge Fund 1917. . 1918, . . . t Ives for ROAD MACHINERY AND TOOLS Hiv ision Division Division i'o. 3. . Division No. I.•. Division No. 6. Division No. 7. lleudqiiarleijs. * "Eilte" Ditcher, complete...,. OFFICE EQi P.MENT * . $277.42 1 3 7.00 185.35 1 2 4.55 335.40 244.75 1 those o ! i i 8,81 2.90 25.00 10,1 12.37 One TOTAL RESOURCES $36.734.57 Li ABILITIES. 1917 tax collections 1 9 1 s tax cull i t ions of j In- : con- j $ 1 3. Comr.h -i ns on 3 50.22 Column i 'lis on Hoad Warrants outstanding. 11» 17. Hoad Warrants outstanding . . . 90.60 . . . 1 6.704.86 the of 19 18. . Highway District. Village of Elk River . . . if Elk River . . . Due Orotinn 1917 Taxes due 1918 Taxes due Village 6.56 . 111.57 18.212.58 $ 1,8,52 1.99 In nj- marked * are taken fro n Secretary's inventory record SAMSON SN Y DER. Secretary and Treasurer. SURPLUS of NOTE: I effort Vt'leli, 'Il • U'.') « liil«> tu il id inc efforts .-»»«11 ar< ; b\ red tape lia n dated an instant «' i Cuban nu reliant, v Im was nark, I f ,r while goods w or* li $23". 1 ' oiGinc,! his roquironn tils i l*tt i- l i a Briti li firm ; ml a mil Tlu* British lit a'.m >1 in-re ni lli • n I'i'ovidi net* It. 1 arrived. lilt order mill was on his way buck iefore tin* American :p application for passport had been delayed live i-n k'smnn n eks, arrived. Another striking hit of evident' if the injury being worked to Amur i ican trade is the formal protest tiled with Chief Cable Censor by the New York Merchant's Association, asking for a modification of the present censorship of cabli s, and ^ , stringent asserting that tin* delay and confus Jo« w hielt this censorship (operated under government control of the : cables) is causing business circle will result in tremendous monetary losses to many concerns and, in some instances, w ill result in the . down of manufacturing The protests specified that between the United States and Capetown South Africa, have been held tip for two to six weeks. «hutting plants. ' cables Why Handicap America ? In this connection. Dr. K. K. Pratt of the Committee on Communion t j onH ot - n le Council on Foreign Ue lat ions, in an address before th I Chamber of Commerce, Pon. hkeen N. Y., a few days ago asserted "continued censor:'* *. sie. that of the cables is working incalculable harm Dr. Pratt, to American commerce." who was formerly Chief of tlie Bu reau of Foreign and Domestic Cont nteree of tlie Department of Com | merce, said it was a fair question to put to the highest government I official "as to exactly why the cotn : merce of the United States should be burdend and restricted by an in discriminating censorship that as 1 sists our competitors and handicaps our own trade." ! shrouded in impenetrable mystery. The whole matter, he said, was twfausazmmBt Gold Standard The Flour of Qualify ii » This is a hard wheat blend, High Patent Flour, which has been manufactured since government milling regulations were taken off If you want a Flour which is up to pre-war standard, try a sack of GOLD STANDARD FLOUR Manufactured and Guaranteed by Nezperce Roller Mills, Ltd. Lewiston, Idaho ami that no explanations could be ami that no explanations could be obtained of delays and failures to deliver cables. "We are are told," he said, "that ! i tlie caille censorship must be contln ; tied because the United States has entered into an agreement with the I j j allied nations until after the sign ing of tlie treaty of peace, agreement, however, does not apply to the use of private codes." The cables and mails are wholly under the jurisdiction of Postmas American This ■ Burleson. business men are too wondering if tliis policy of handicapping them in foreign markets is in accord with tlie advice offered the business world by another cabinet official who in ter General sisfeil that tlie United States com mereial Interests should not attempt to obtain foreign trade if by so do they entered into aggressive competition with other nations. .. ins ARMENIAN RELIEF REPORT Orofino. Idaho. Feb. fi. 1919. 1 beg to submit the following re port on (he drive for tin* American | Relief Committee in the Near East, j for Clearwater county. Idaho. The quota for the county was I $500.00 and tin* following are tli * results by districts. Disti ict Altsahka Cave niiisli I »en t Echo Elk River Eureka Ford Creek i Fraser ! I lilhert • ; rangeinoup t Gre<*r Orotino ' Pierce Weippe Tea kenn Subscribed , $ 15.50 15.75 : no report, 1 O.mi I 342.00 : 10.00 Quota $ 15.00 15.00 1 0.00 5.00 200.00 1 0.00 1 0.00 1 5.00 20.00 1 0.00 10 . 0 « 200.00 1 0.00 15.00 15.00 no report 43 1 1.3,1 2 4 3.:, ill. 5* 9 S. 4 ' ' I _ i $872.12 i thank the many work ! kindly assisted in ntak i ins tin* drin for this worthy cause. | and also to the people w ho have so ! freely donated. Respectfully submitted. SAMSON SNYDER. Chairman j i American Committee for Relief in i the Near East. \<}\ tl <TS who so I adtninist rat toil Tlie "Count tin* day lending sun finds no no for shoveling out tin* mon." motto i-: lost whose le Second Time I Hand Stun . saddles good at Flu 44 >1 To prevent Spanish Influenza wear heavy wool stockings, keep yourself warm and dry and take one Red Globe Cold Tablet night and morn ing. AFFLECK, Your Druggist. How about your Storage Insurance ? Is your crop of grain and beans insured against loss by fire while in storage ? See us about rates and coverage until sold. Mix-Walrath Realty'Co.