Clearwater Repl blican
OFFICIAL PAPER OF CLEARWATER COUNTY
VOLUME \'IH NUMBER (!
OROFINO, CLEARWATER COUNTY, IDAHO
FRIDAY, MAY 9. 1919.
Civic and Social
Opening Social Event Is Big Suc
The newly organized Orofino Civ
ic and Social Club held its opening
entertainment at the club rooms in
the Burns Block Wednesday evening
of this week. About 7 5 members
and invited guests were present.
The club rooms were prettily deco
rated with numerous house plants,
lilacs and apple blossoms. Hand
drawn pictures and printed posters
portraying and illustrating club
life adorned the walls of the rooms
and were so gotten up that they af
forded considerable amusement for
The main pastime of the evening
was the popular game of progress
ive "500." Twelve tables were set
for the players and tally cardp,
whereby partners were secured, were
given out, on which the number of
games won were recorded by use of
punches. B. R. Schmid, cashier of
the Fidelity State Bank, secured the
greatest number of punches. was
declared the best player present, and
therefore, won a beautiful, present
in flesh and bone, pup, which was
the prize. Mrs. J. P. M!x was the
second best player, having secured
ten punches, when the game was
called to a halt.
At a late hour delicious refresh
ments were served, after which the
company slowly adjourned to their
homes, reporting a most enjoyable
Those responsible for the ar
rangement and execution of the af
fair are: Mesdames, Fairly, Hoesly,
Noftsger, Affleck, Wellman and
Schmid, who formed the entertain
ment committee, and through whose
untiring efforts the pleasant evening
was made possible.
Memorial Exercises at Lewiston.
Sergeant F. K. Bemis received a
letter from VV. B. Stainton and Fred
H. Wood, who are acting as a com
mittee on Memorial Exercises in
Lewiston, on Decoration Day, May
30th, inviting as many or the re
turned soldiers to participate as
There will be fitting
memorial services and a parade
composed of soldiers who have seen
service. Autos will carry the G. A.
R. and the older organizations, so
that with the Red Cross and the
soldier boys marching, it will be a
strictly military parade. Hon. Fred
S. Randall will deliver the princi
held long enough for visitors to re
turn the same day.
The train will be
The School of Thrift
can include all peoples— its
ence encircles the globe.
The students are of ever*> nation
ality, age and creed.
The lessons to be learned arc deep
and lasting in their effect they in
clude char&cter-buildlug and com
The "course" qualifies for promi
nence in any walk of life--in any
trade or profession. '
Enroll today -start a Savings
Account in this Institution.
Bank of Orofino
MEMBER OF FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM.
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS $30,000.
5 Percent. On Savings and Certifiicates of Deposit.
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5 O R O F J N O ,
Orofino Volunteer Fire De- 1
I pertinent held their
j the city hall.
among the members.
The application of Joseph Kauff
man. Oren I). Crockett. F.'E. Smith
andC. L). McEachron were presented
for action and accepted.
The initiating ceremony, to pro
perly introduce the new members
of this wide awake organization,
to the firemen's circle, " will take
place in the near future, the exact
date not having yet been decided
evening, May 5th, in
Tile new metal' fire
Greer-Bungalow Survey Started.
W. E. Adamson, Engineer of the
Government Bureau of Public Roads,
will commence on Friday morning.
May 9th, the survey of the proposed
highway from Greer to the Bunga
low. It is very evident that this im
portant road is to bo pushed to a
The road will pas through a fer
tile agricultural country, a rich
mining belt that only awaits future
development and traverses a vast
timber area. It will be one of the
most scenic highways in Idaho.
Meeting to Boost Victory Bonds.
A meeting was held Wednesday
afternoon, at 2 p. m., in the Odd
Fellow's ball, to bcost the purchase
of Victory Loan bonds and to urge
the going over the top in Clearwater
County, and in Orofino, especially.
The Orofino band played several
pieces on the street and in the hall.
J. S. Hogue, chairman of the Vic
tory Loan committee, of Clearwater
County, opened the meeting and
asked the assemblage to make a
special effort to subscribe Orofino's
The chairman introduced
Judge Edgar Steel and attorneys S.
O. Tannahill and F. S. Randall,
who made interesting and pleading
addresses to support the Victory Loan
chairman in putting Orofino and
Clearwater County in the front rank
Cashier of the Bank
made some valuable
of loyal and
C. H. Ede,
suggestions as to checking over
the list of former subscribers
and arranging for the allotment of
present subscriptions. It was decid
ed to meet at Mr. Hogue s office,
about 4 p. m., to make a report and
commence a systematic canvass for
meeting was not largely attended,
considerable interest was manifested
by the audience, and the convincing
remarks of the speakers were fully
meeting will likely be shown in an
increased demand for Victory Loan
The results of the
Don't be a quitter—"See It
Through"—buy a Victory Liberty
Sanitary Rules j
to be Enforced
Commissioner of Public Welfare
to Prosecute Violations of
State Sanitary Laws.
Boise, May 3, 1919.
Excuses arising from war time ex
igencies having become inacceptable,
prosecutions for violations of the
-.tato sanitaiy laws will be based en
tirely upon conditions as they exist
at the eime inspections are com
pleted, according to a recent an
nouncement made by J. K. White,
commissioner of public welfare.
"It has been brought to my atten
tion.'' said Commissioner White Sat
urday, "that inspectors of this de
partment are making an unusual
number of prosecutions based prin
cipally upon the maintenance of
public nuisances within city and vil
lage limits and upon unsanitary con
ditions in and about places of busi
ness which come under our juris
"It is not the policy ot this de
partment to conduct a campaign of
prosecution, but it must be general
ly understood that these Inspectors
wil take conditions as they find
them at the time of the inspection.
If conditions are discovered to be In
vliaotion of the general principles
of decency and therules of sanita
tion legal, action necessarily must
"In the recent past, much was
overlooked because of the scarcity of
labor, but this is no longer an ex
cuse and inspectors have instruc
tions to accept no excuse wmatever
for dirty, filthy, unsanitary condi
tions in public places.
"It is hoped that our cuy offic
ials and the various newspapers will
cause this information to be given
to the public that full kowledge may
be had of the policy ana plan ot
work of this department that all
concerned may protect themselves
from prosecutions sure to follow if
unsanitary conditions are found by
Court House News.
District Court, Second Judicial
District, convened Monday, May 5.
Following legal business was
State of Idaho vs Andrew Strltzel
and ' Matt Stritzel. Prosecuting at
torney having filed his reasons for
not filing information, it was order
ed, by the court, that no informa
tion need be filed.
First National Bank o. Pasco vs
Geo. Clark, et ai. By agreement
cause was dismissed, it having been
John Lewis vs Samuel Woodward,
et al. On motion of plaintiff case
Bank of Commerce *s Anton
Wohlen. On motion of plaintiff,
case was continued.
N. H. Rhodes vs A. K. riolmberg
et al. By agreement case was con
Frank White et al vs J. W. Blake
et ai. Cause submitted. Plaintiff
to submit brief May 12th and de
fendant to submit Brief May 19,
Fred E. Butler vs F. P. Lint et
Decree awarded plaintiff as
Bank of Orofino vs Orofino High
way District. Certain stipulations
offered in evidence and case sub
mitted. Plaintiff to furnish brief
on or before May 17 and defendant
on or before May 25. 1919.
F. A. David vs I. O. O. F. No. 64.
Demurrer overruled, and defendant
given until July 1st to answer.
James Glidewell vs J. W. Boothe
et ai. Motion to set aside default,
sustained. Cause submitted. Cross
Complainant to furnish brief by
May 26th and plaintiff to reply by
June 5th, 1919.
Court ordered tlie sheriff to sum
mon eighteen good and lawful men
to act as jurors during present term
of court, to appear at the court
room at 9 o'clock a. m. May 9,1919.
if Queen Isabella could have pur
Sjchated Victory Liberty Loan Notes
( she and Columbus could have fl
financed his trip to America without
hocking the family je ' ve,s
j Five Honor Flags
For Victory Loan
Flag of Honor for Individuals,
Communities, Counties, and
States Subscribing Quota.
work during the campaign. j
The five flajrs are, a community,
flog. industrial and organization^
flag, subscriber's window emblem, !
household 100 per cent emblem and
industrial flag for individual names.
Federal Reserve IVistrtct in the Vic
tory Loan drive has announced that
five different types of
would be awarded for
The community flag will be given j
to cities and towns
their quota in the drive.
!.e a white fl-.g with a red border)
and a blue V in the center. A blue
star will be added for eacli fifty per !
cent that the community oversub
sciibes. Counties will be given a
Imilar flag If they reach their
A special honor flag will be given
by the Treasuiy Department to each
state exceeding its quota,
ditton each state raising Its quota
will have its name inscribed on the
roll of honor to be hung in the
Treasury Department building in
Washington, D. C.
The industrial and organization
flag will be awarded by the county
comittees to ail lodges, organizations
and industrial concerns seventy
five per cent o» more of w a . ,e cm
p'oyees subrerited to th ; Victutv
Every subscriber to the Victory
loan no matter w hat the amount ot
his purchase may be will be given
a loan flag to hang in his window.
The flag will be given to the indi
vidual subscriber at the time he
makes his initial payment on his
The 100 per cent household honor
flag will be handed to the head of
each family when a subscription has
been received by the local district
committee from each member in
An industrial honor flag will be
given to every lodge, org&nizat'm
or industrial concern making sub
scriptions to the Victory loan with
room on the flag tor inscribing 100
names of subscribers of the concern
The national honor flag will ue
awarded by the Treasury Depart
ment to the state making the largest
oversubscription to the loan,
flag will be the American flag
which flew over the capital at the
time war was declared, when the
armistice was signed and on other
famous days of the war.
Orofino 73, Neuperce 31.
The track meet at City Park.
Orofino. Friday, May 2nd. was well
attended and was enjoyed by all
The weather was somewhat dis
agreeable, on account of a heavy
wind nd occasional showers. The
field, being sandy, interfered con
siderably with fast work. * Orofino
won 73 points and Nezperce 31.
The "firsts" and "seconds" in the
different events are as follows.
50 yards—Farrar, Nezperce; Jo
100 yards—Tied. Johanson and
High jump—Johanson, Orofino;
880 yards—Fisk, Orofino, Still
man. Nezperce. j
Shot put—Farrar. Nezperce; Jo-i
220 yards—Johanson. Orofino;
Pole vault Fisk. Orofino; Johan
440 yards Johanson, Orofino; |
Javelin Fisk, Orofino: Farrar,
Low Hurdle—Farrar, Nezperce;
Broad Jump—Johanson, Orofino.
Discus Johanson, Ororino; Fisk, (
Miie—Fuller, Orofino; Walrath, j
The Lost Are Found.
Phil Schooler and
Ed Peterson, for whom considerable
anxiety for their safety
last week, have reached the outside
world from the wilds of the
Bungalow, at the mouth of the Oro
grande, on the
party left the
North Fork. April
-'3rd, on a raft, and dropped leisure
ly down the river, at
fishing, and hunting bear,
reached Charley Smith's homestead,
on the river, Friday morning. May
2nd, and landed to visit Mr. Smith.
Shortly after tying
Bill Walsh and George (Wilson, who
left here Wednesday, April 30, to
hunt for the missing men.
and Wilson were just starting up
river to continue their hunt,
Tl ' e ''"t"* 1 party took ship for down
lh * ' ""'' JT'!"*, J ; >hU Larsons '
aud tue Big Island, arriving at All
sahka> Baf ,, and POUnd> on Monday .
Niesham and his pals are now
up they met
convinced of their popularity by the
in tereat tiiat was taken in locating
them, and the pleasure in finding
them free from any mishap.
Orofino Wins From Peck.
The Orofino base ball
its second victory last Sunday after
noon from Peck, the score being 12
The game was staged on the
local grounds and was witnessed by
a large number of ball fans.
a one-sided affair, the borne team
being able to score almost at will,
and playing too fast a game for
The Orofino boys will return the
Fraser game at the latter place
Sunday afternoon and it is expected
that a large number of Orofino
people will be there.
School Trustees' Meeting.
Joseph Kauffman, Mrs. Theo. Fohl
and C. H. Ede, Trustees of School
Dist. No. 22,.Orofino. met with Ar
chitect AV. Swain, on Tuesday even
ing and went over the plans of the
proposed additions and improve
ments to the brick school building
of the county seat.
arrangements are under way for the
projected work which will probably
be commenced as soon as the
schools close for the present term.
. Wear Your Loan Badges.
Boise, Idaho, May—"Wear your
Victory Loan Badge." That is the
request of the officials in charge of
the Idaho Victory Loan Campaign.
This button bearing a V and. corres
ponds in size and color to the chev
ron worn by returning soldiers.
"It is a mark of distinction for the
soldiers" said Chairman Gwinn,
"showing they have performed their
duty. A victory Loan badge is also
a mark of distinction showing each
citizen wearing it has performed his
If you see a small boy climbing
carefully over a tence so he won't
rip his trousers you may know he
has a Victory Liberty Loan note in
a hip pockete.
The Fidelity State Bank service is
helpful for the reason that it is
planned to care for all your finan
cial and business needs, wnatever
they may be—the ordinary daily re
quirements and also those unusual
This year and during
the coming years, you will find
the service dependable.
FIDELITY STATE BANK
MEMBER AMERICAN BANKERS ASSOCIATION. 1
Benj. R. Schmid. Cashier 5
K. C. Wlttman, As't Cash, jjjj
Geo. If Waterman, President
Dr. J. Af. Fairly. Vice Presidet
Will Construct Two Tuberculosis
Hospitals and Improve Pre
sent Public Institutions.
Boise, Idaho. May aid, 1919.
Approximately $ 4 00,0 no
expended in the coming
for improvements at the
state institutions now
jurisdiction of the
This figure in
cludes an estimate of $110,000 for
tlie construction of the nortnern and
southern Idaho tuberculosis hos
Definite activity already has been
begun at Lava Hot Springs, Com
missioner J. K. White announced
Saturday. The Lava program In
cludes the construction of two sub
stantial public pools, the enlarge
ment of the present state nstatorlum
and tlie installation of modern water
and sewer systems. J. H. Marshall
of Pocatello is Supervising this
work, which will involve an expend
iture of $52,000.
are now- preparing
plans for the improvements contorn
plated at the Soldiers' Home and at
the state sanitarium at Nampa.
Two new wings will be added to the
main building of the Nampa insti
tution at a cost of $luu,ooo. Im
proved refrigeration and water sys
tems plus the installation of a dairy
herd will consume a further appro
priation of $8,000.
home appropriation, $46,990, In
cludes a sum for an altered piping
system in addition to the $45,000
authorized for the replacing of
buildings destroyed by fire.
For the state asylum at Ulack
foot, an improvement appropriation
of $45,090 was
made by tne legis
construction of a psychopathic hos
pital and the clearing of 500 addi
tional acres of farmland.
The northern Idaho asylum at
Orofino received plus-maintenance
grant of $9,000. The erection of a
new isolatoin hospital and the con
struction of several concrete barns
and a large silo are improvements
With the return from service of
Dr. E. E. Laubaugh, who held the
rank of captain in the medical corps
the personnel of the public welfare
department virtually has been com
Bert T. Barr of St. Anthony has
been named field deputy for the
southern part of the state and the
northern Idaho appointment Is ex
pected to be announced In the near
future. Both inspectors will com
mence active work not later than
More grief for William Hohen
zollern—the Victory Liberty Note.
Don't "Let George Do It"—do It
yourself; subscribe to a Victory
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