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OFFICIAL PAPER OF Cl -EARWATER COUNTY VOLUME VIII NUMBER 0 KOFI NO, CLEARWATER COUNTY, IDAHO FRIDAY, MAY 23. 1919. \ I I I Victory Loan Oversubscribed Idaho Goes over Quota of $11 , - A AAA ~ . 150,000—State Committee Commends Workers. » "Idaho has again registered un patnotiam. "The state Victory Loan commit tee desires to express particular ap preriation foi the invaluable sup port given in the fifth bond issue bv returned soldiers, sauors and marines. These true sons of Idaho, many of them fresh nom the trenches of Europe where so recent ly they endured the danagers, prl- : rations and horrors of the battle field. volunteered their services and without compensation save the con . ,, scloi'sness of duty well performed, , . , ,, ' , , worked faithfully to assist Idaho In ... -eachlng the state s quota of Vic tory notes and thus maintain a , . , , . perfect record In war activities. „„ ... Much Is due also to the countv , J chairman and their co-workers. .... . . i\ itliout their loyal cooperation J Idaho could not have made her Vic tory Loan allotment. Many of these patriotic workers made tie mendous personal sacrifices that , ... . they might devote their time and energy to the Victory Loan cam paign. State headquarters desires to credit county and precienct . , , . 1 chairman wUh full honor for ser , , , vices in the great task we have , ..... . just finished. "Especial mention should also be made of the fine support of the fi nancial institutions and their em ployes and upon whom a vast amount of clerical work devolved. With scarcely an exception these made their own affairs secondary < otsidei atio'is and gave first atten wavering loyalty and The state haas subscribed its quota, $11,150,000 and This splendid more of Victory i «suit was notes. made possible only by the untiring efforts of all workers in the Vie tory Loan campaign and the response of Idahoans to the appeals generous of duty. j tlon to the demands of the Victory Loan. To their help is due in a 'arge nieasife thr drive. success of the "It would not be fair to withhold a brief word of tribute to the patri otic newspapers of the state. No other agency contributed more In vetting the message of the Victory 'sian to the poople than has the al- j wavs loyal press of Idaho. Thous- ' and? of columns of news and edi torjai space have been freely given : by 'them to assist Idaho in making cood In this great war demand. Without exception every asssltance, possible has been rendered by the newspapers of the state and this 1 service is er titled to honorable re State ! cognltion ard commendation. ; liiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiimiiiiiiHiiiiiiiiiimiiHiiiiiiiiiiiiim i i 1 1 I Bank of Orofino [ « •'to Released From War Work Victory With the closing of the Llberty I->otin campaign, the Officers ol' this Institution are now able to devote -their full time to the up building of personal service to patrons. To each and ull we extend sincere thanks for hearty cooperation dur ing the strain of the past two years. In returning to normal conditions to peace, one policy of For 'ncident war-times we will not change. mutual succe s and community pro gress we shell continue to encour age the practice of thrift a war time necessity peace-time virtue. a § S MEMBER OF FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM. CAPITAL AND SURPLUS $30,000. 5 P^tcent. On Savings and Certitiicates of Deposit. = I IDAHOS O R O F I N O , ïïlItlIIIIIIIIHlUi'filliKMIHIUIIIIIIIIIMIIIIHUIIHHHMHIIIMIHHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIHiminilll I \ ictory Loan headquarters I ledges I magnificent papers of Idaho. "Congratulations of lût ho. acknow the news with profound gratitude support of the are due to the Again you have maintained the high ideals ional duty and loyalty and it Is a , pleasure lucked to have served such people in an official capacity in the' people of na Victory have we doubted the result, ilways make; good. Lo m campaign. Nevet Idaho I The satisfac- | tlon of seeing the state respond as ! it has responded to the rail of the ; Victory Loan and recorded faithful performance of duty on our allot ment of Victory notes compensates fully for the toll, the heavv responsibilities and of hardship-, were attendant upon Lie administ : ntlon and direction of the campaign Idaho has moved herself faithful to her sons who sleep in Flanders' fields, worthy of the honor of the nation, finest traditions of and all is weU. (Signed) "MONTIE B. GWINN, Chairman Idaho Victory Loan Committee," <- . 7 /~>i p -J : .. ACIlOOiS UOSe hr Ida). . Ne ^ * M " y 3 ,°.' Ule 1>Ubl I 10 schoolh close for U ' e year ' hl " P ° f . f lon e vacation, caused ; by the influenza, the pupils wHl be ,, . , , . . , able to finish their work in fairly . , ... . 1 good shape. Of course, me work , , , , . has not been as thorough as In or ,. , . , , ,, .. dinary years, but by following the ,, . , cramming process, the teachers , , , , , , . have been able to get most of the ., . .. pupils ready for promotion. There are ten graduates this Nellie Chase, Blanche Simp gon M 0 ,Hara. Ruby Wahl, Beatr(ce Rogers> winnlfred Well . .. _* r»_~ , man. Mary Blegart, Dorothy Gal , ah Mavlg Aiken and Julia Brown Rey Lowry _ of Asotin . Wash „ ... „ 0 „ will preach the class sermon, Sun , . -, «... . .. day evening, May 2oth, at the Methodist church. The class day _. . v .. . ... _ exercises will be held at the Rex effort, whatever the respect and true to Americanism. the!-' Iheatre, Wednesday evening, May 2 8th, and the commencement exer cises, Thursday evening, May 29th. Prof. H. T Lewis, head or the De partment of Sociology noinics, at the State University, will and Eco make the class address. The following teachers have been employed for the coming year. High School— R. R. ivicnmond, j Superintendent; I. R. Morrison, High School Principal; Amsel Green. Grades—Miss Feeney, 8th grade. Miss Pratt, 7tli giade; Miss Loseth. 5th' and 6th grades, Miss Ross, 3rd and 4 th grades. Three positions are not hilled,— Domestic Science, primary and music teacher. j ' McEachron Gets Discharge. : Charles W. McEachron, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. D. McEachron, of Orofino, arrived Monday afternoon, He was a member of Co. B. 18th 1 Regiment of Engineers and was In the service 21 months in France. ! He was discharged at Camp Lewis. ; Orofino Chautauqua Association Organizes for Joyous Week ' I Ellison-White Company to Be Here June 20 to 25 with I ! Best Features Obtainable.-Local Association Members Launch Arrangements. 0 j I ■ ; The Orofino Chautauqua Associ ât. ..n, and boosters, met on Tuesday! Kauffman, advertising manager This will be the fourth visit of ,t '° world-wide renowned Ellt «'-White loyous v/eek to Orofino 10 -a 1 '' 1 tlie l 0 ™ 1 a.-oclation is plan ning to make it the biggest suc ; of any one vet held here. The 4 „ ine i..,., ar.ieiusing mattei na., f 1 1 . „ of Giis week, elected and appointed! officers, and started arrangements, ir general, for the big Ellison-White Company tauqua. to be held here on 20th to 25th. The fie-es were elected or appointed. H D. Britan. Chairman; Mrs. Maude Noftsger vice chairman; staging of the Chau .Tune following of - the!-' - s Ross, secretary; U. R. Schmid, t'insurer and ticket sales manager; l'. G. Warden, grounds manager, J. W. 'Merrill, hospitality; and Jos. arrived and um now on you will see in the street, on the roadsides, in the st' re windows and newspapers, ad vertlsing that wil convince you tlvat the Ellison-White company, this ycar, will he here with the best m-uical, educational and entertain ment features that can be procured anywhere. The association beir and officers are full of enthus-week iasm and have started the with a bang that will bring the la gest crowds to Orofino ever gathered together in previous is now au es The Chautauqua Forest Service Crew Sent Out. R. A. Hamilton, Supervisor of the Clearwater Forest Service, Is mak ing preliminary arrangements for H. F. Ripley took out eleven men and about fif the 1919 fire season. teen hundred pounds of supplies, to The U. S. animals, Pierce on Wednesday, pack train, of forty-four in charge of Cully Mooers, took the supplies from Pierce to the Oxford. Considerable snow was found be tween these points, intends to commence work soon on Mr. Hamilton trail from the Bungalow down the His forest service a North Fork. crew will be considerably Increased about June first when trail clean of of In ing and telephone repairs will be started. Memorial Services. Next Sunday, May 25th, Sundio. the being Methodist Church will have services In Iiar-l with the purpose of the day. memorial ser Memorial mi'iiy Special music und a will be the attractions, 11 a. trying to invitation to each soldier! i mon in., the hour, nisil an or sailor In the county, that Is, to i We are « •'to get every name, so if you fail to ,. .. invitation, accept Civil War. Spanish war or German War veterans. We may not be able! got a persoal tills Instead. You will honor us by attending, and also honor the noble men, your comrades, who paid prenie sacrifice for their country. F. L. Moore, Pastor. the su Another Orofino Boy Home. | Willard Merrill, a Clearwater boy who joined the naval branch of the service w hile attending college at Madison, Win., reached home Friday Willard was discharged "»d afternoon. at Quantico, Va.. May 12th. visited Washington D. C. and Madi Wis., on his return. son. Hosely Sells Dort. H. Hoesly. of the Orofino Auto Co. left for Seattle Wednesday morning Hoesly n Mr. On his return, rill drive a new Doit from This energetic firm sold S Spokane. one of these popular cars in Peck The Dort is going i few days ago. like hot cakes. ~IFOR RENT,—For the summer, = I 7-room furnished house. E. A. Randall Bank of Orofino nbUshed institution in Orofino and | ith something doing every minute | $ 00; 9 a. m.; af a will i, Elk the .il consist of a daily program, (l 'om 9 a. m. till 10 p. in., tor each the six days. 1 he daily program | « 'tl h* 1 as follows; hour (Junior Chautauqua) afternoon concert, 2:30 p. in.; ti i noon lecture, 3 :00 p. m. ; evening i hildren 7:30 p.ni.: and evenin'; lee'nre at S : m) p. m. In the eien ing. on Friday. Ma> 20, the firsi day. the Junior ''hautauq org t ;.ed and opening annoucc mi nts for tile entire week will o made in the afternoon. oaiur i i, been net aside as ' n tory Da.' (all men in unifrrm aom iied fr ■ in afiernon and event g) ad a,.' consists of a strong patriotic pro l OUI'CI (. for part In a Mr. and gram. On Sunday morning regu.ar ser vices will be held in all the churches and a sacred conceit in the afternoon with a lecture fitting the day in the evening. Monday Is "band day." Tuesday and Wednes day the regular program will be carried out. The local association has just be work on the plans for the big and is not able, at present, to cern a detailed outline of the entire program and individual numbers, as they will actually be given. but ab soon as the final arrange will keep the publie Informed of meats are made. nes to has Ladies' Club Organized. An auxiliary to the Orofino Civic and Social Club was organized Wed nesday afternoon, last, oy me ladles the the fill 2 ! of the county seat. Mrs. ur. J. M. Fairly was chosen chairnlan and committees will be named later. Each Wednesday afternoon, at p. in. has been selected as the time I lie for regular weekly meetings. Cards a and sewing will lie the principal diversions, up club rooms will now be shared jointly by the ladies and gentlemen ■ and will be headquarters lor bust-l The comfortably fitted i ness and pleasure. Ball and Banquet for Soldiers. There will be a grand ball and banquet in honor of the returned soldiers and sailors, in Odd Fellows hall. Friday night. May 23. boys who have been in the service ! / of Uncle Sam will be welcome to! the ball room and banquet hall I P without charge. Tickets for civil- A iaus $1.50, including supper. There t0 ; will be f ood music furnished by a P live piece orchestra. No trouble and expense has been spared to make thi" gathering the most en The ' j ioyable uflair of the year, and the s occasion is one that should appeal to all admirers of our boys in sol Give the hoys wli' have returned a hearty welcome and extend to those that i i-rt again intending to reenlist, o. — I " " , , I— else wit re, « .'lea.tfelv gccJhye. • 3 dier and sailor uniform. ! i go Johanson Gets Second Place. At the track meet ,in Moscow, last week, Orofiuo won second high est point, individual winner, and third highest iu schools. R. Johanson was Orofino's star athlete and made the following en viable record. Tied on 1st for 100 yards, won S i gt f or 2 20 ya"dr. won 1 st for 1-4 j 5 j mile, won 2nd for high jump, won | 2nd f or d i* C us, won 3rd for putting ( shot. Ctjbley of Boise, was nigh point = j winner with 24 points. Johanson iS j second, with 2 1 points. Carl Fisk j S and Melivu Fuller also took part in 5 the meet. 5 What's the matter with Johanson 3 and Orofino? X ! ! Notice. On account of the illness of Mr ^ j C. H. Ede, School Trustee of Dis- S bids for S auditorium and as-sen - — w hteh was S P"st- j S 1 trict No. 2 2. opening of gymnasium, rtly room, at Orofino, advertised for May 19. was toned until Monday, May 26:1'. Victory Loan Closed. Subscriptions ti ' closed last week Clearwater I $71,250.00 (water County deficit was is a list of I Bhrt * i,lK l,Mf un, ' ! subscribed. AhHa,,ka ,250 "-°°- >"> - rii,.d $1000.00; Cuvpndisli and Toakean $7000 00 subscribed «ixoo.u«; j Dent $500.00, subscribed $550.00; I Elk lllver $25.000,00, subscribed ($30,200.00; Emeka $1000.00 sub the Victory Loan The quota for County was $80,000.00. subscribed. Clear $>750.0 0 . precincts amounts w a-s Follow inc ■ | scribed $1000.01' Fraser $3500.00. (subscribed $2400.00, Fords Creek | $ 1000.00, no subscriptions; Gilbert subscribed $ 2000 . 00 ; subscribed $2050. 00; Orangeinont $1000.00 sub-1 (scribed $900.00; Orofino $27,000.00. subscribed $24,250.00; Fierce $2000 subscribed $2600.00; Weippe $2500,1 subscribed $2500.00. Those going over the top are Dent. Elk River, Greer and Pierce, Elk River is certainly entitled to the honor flag and ail credits due $5000.00, | 'freer $2000.00 for liberal response to government loans. part icularly River's enviable record. Captain Andrew Bloom Is responsible for Elk Possible Creamery at Orofino. F. E. Welssenfluh, of Stites, was In Orofino Wednesday, looking for a location to establish a creamery. Mr. Welssenfluh is a practical creamery man an:l should he locate here, will manufacture tee and Ice as well as butter. cream j A con cern of this kind would be quite a | business asset to the town as it ' would make the county seat a dis I above Mr. trihuting point for the above named commodities. Welssenfluh appears to be encour aged with the prospects. Miss Roberts Gets Good Position. The Misses Nell Roberts and Ag trip nes Gillespie made the round to Ahsahka, Sunday. Miss Roberts ; has accepted the principalshlp ot j for the next ( Miss Veda After the the Ahsahka school, term, and her sister, will he her assistant. school house had been Inspected by the two young lady camped on the banks of the beautl fill North Fork and partook of a 2 ! bountiful lunch, in true Weary Wil visitors, they I lie and Dusty Roads style—Coffee a la tomato can and welnies a la pointed stick. ■ No Game Last Sunday. The ball game scheduled for last Sunday between Orofino and Cam eron'-Leland did not take place on account of the failure of the oppo nents to keep the date. No notice was given to the local manager that the Cameron-Leland nine was not coming and at 4 o'clock, the i time the game was to be called, ! / ount * a lar £e number of Impatient to! hi the grandstand, with no I P r °Kram for their entertainment, A miscellaneous nine was chosen t0 p,a} ' against the regulars for a P rac t>ce purposes and to furnish amusement for those present. to ^ le event "f good weather the ' local team will return the Peck s anie Sunday afternoon at the lat ter place. „ miiHimmiimiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiimiiiiiimimiiiiiiiiimiimmimiimiiiiiHiiimiy HELPFUL BANK SERVICE 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 in nature. This year and during the coming years, you will find the service dependable. = FIDELITY STATE BANK MEMBER AMERICAN BANKERS ASSOCIATION. (ieo. H. Waterman. President Dr. J. Af. Fairly. 1 ice Presidet Hen). R. Schmid. Cashier 5 K. C. Wittman. Ks't Cash. * Orofino, Idaho ifiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitsiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitiiiiiS Mrs. Chandler Gets Sad Letter Fred Kennedy, Former Orofinc Boy, Tells of Brother's Death. Was Wounded Himself. \V M. Chandler is in receipt ot Kennedy, or Wheatland, North Dakota, a neph Chandler, who served with the Canadians in France. Ia incidents of the war speaking of Fred letter f ,'niii :i ew of Mrs. V'\ Kennedy says: "Brother Charley was killed at Gouzacourt May 12, 1917. broadcast by a lie was 9-point two 1 saw his grave before leav There were twelve of hit shell. ing France. •them killed together with llio one They are buried side by side just outside the village of Gouza court where there was some of the shell. most desperate fighting of the war. l'he> got tnto close quarters and used the bayonet and clubs. When Charley got killed they had been fighting for four days without a stop until the 3rd Division Canad ians rushed up to help out his fa mous battalion, the Sherwood Fores ters. There are only sixteen men j who were not killed or w ounded in He got a great | record from his commanding officer, ('hurley's battalion. ' Mother has the different letters put I away. Well such is war. I suffer from my wound in the right foot; a piece of high explosive shrapnel pierced my boot and sort of put my right toe on the bum. Lucky at that; many times did not know if 1 ever would see U. S. again. I was mad to go over, and crazy to get buck again, so it must be hard to It was no picnic; prob ; l >leasP nie ' j R bl. v if I was ( would not be able to hold me back with a tug of war rope. ! Maggie's husband is in a very bad condition; he iias a wouna in his called again you Sister ; He W *H not live longer than a few i months more; he is also paralyzed spine that my fist would go into. from his stomach down ana has to be wheeled around in a chair." who wrote the Fred Kennedy, above letter, was in Orotino with hts mother, in 1913, and declared his intention to become a U. S. citl 1 The Misses Kathryn and Martha \ Wittman, two of Orofino's most I popular young ladies, departed for while here, on Mar. i < th of He had zen the above m< ntioned year, formerly been in the British army I and seen serv'ce in the Boer war. Misses Witman Leave. j Clarkston, on Saturday's train, j keeper with the Orofino Trading Co., and Miss Kathryn held the position of assistant cashier with ! the Fidelity State Bank. Both i young ladies are qualified and com ! petent accountants and society fav morning Miss Martha has been book orites. Their many business and social friends will regret their pei i manent departure from Orofino.