Clearwater Repu blican
OFFICIAL PAPER OF CL
-FARM A 1ER COUNTY
VOLUME IX NUMBER MS
OROF1NO, CLEARWATER COUNTY, IDAHO
FRIDAY, DKUKMBKR 17, 1920.
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
The farm was too small, the mortgage too heavy,
the family too large.
A big-hearted story of small-town folks, and a
thorough madcap mjnx who romped
golden, venturous years to love.
So Rebecca went
to Riverboro to be "brought up like a lady."
THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, DECEMBER 23rd, 24th AND 25th.
Admission—20c and 35c.
ALSO PATHE NEWS.
Admission—20c and 35c.
Lost Three Days
and Two Nights
GEORGE LARSON OF LELAND IS of
FOUND BY SEARCHERS IN
Lost for three days and two nights
and found by a searching party at
!i o'clock in ttie morning last Friday
exhausted condition in the
Coming across 1ps
mountains along the North Fork of
the Clearwater river, about 12 miles,
Ahsalika, was the experience 1
of George Larson, a young man of j Ç
Leland. Young Larson was a mem
ber of a hunting party who were
hunting for deer,
a fresh trail he began to rollow it
until he lost his bearings and wan
dered about as long as his condition
would permit and apparently lay |
down in a thicket of heavy brush :
near Dicks creek, resigning himself
When Larson failed to put in an j
appearance after becoming separated j
from the party, a search was insti
tuted which continued from Thurs
dav morning until a trail was found
that section before but presumably!
on acount of the snow was unable
to recognize old land marks for'
guidance. Searchers state Larson's
limbs were stiff when they reached
him and after spending about nine
hours to carry him to a nearby
home, immediately sumoned Dr.
Horswill. After applying, for sever
al hours, steaming wet blankets and
administering several hypodermics,
together with hot drinks, he was
brought to consciousness and is now 1
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(From Lewiston Tribune) |
Hazel P. Ashley is suing Harry P.
Ashley of Orofino, for a divorce and 1
the issues have been submitted to !
the district court. The couple have !
a boy four years old. Pending ad-,
judication of the case the boy has
been with the mother. Yestrday
afternoon, Mrs. Ashley and the- boy
appeared on Main Street at Fifth
and Mr. Ashley approached. He spoke
to the wife and boy and finally took
thr- boy in his arms. Then a struggle
for the child followed and a large
crowd assembled, resulting in Chief
of Police Gasser being summoned
Who took the couple to the police
station. There the matter was ad
justed, the husband agreeing that the
mother should retain the child pend
ing the results of the suit
mg tne I 'suits or the suit.
WANTS HIS SON
, CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Bible school 10 a. m. Morning
■worship. 11 a. m. Y. P. S C E.
at 6:80 p. m. and Evening Evangel
istic at 7:30 p.
A regular Christmas program will
be rendered Christinas eve and re
hearsal is going steadily forward.
The bible school is growing In nt
tndnnce and Interest. Notwithstand
ing had weather the evening service
I» showing strong Interest. A large
and an overflow choir
greeted us Sunday evening. Tlie
'hoir loft was too small to contain
'be singers, some having to remain
•n the audience. The old gospel anJ
real singing is real power and here
is where you get both. Have yon
been to church yet? Come and be
W. BAILOR. Minist «r.
„ MUTCHES LEAVE
Mrs. J, \v. Mutch and htldren de
Piu ied for Oroville. Wash, this morn
o Join Mr. Mutch who left here
been In the employ of the Clear
water Timber Co. for the past two
surveying for logging roads!
In the timber belt This work being
completed for the present. Mr. Mutch
end family win reside on his 35 acre
Plaue on the Okanopim liver In the
Mr. Mutch had
Oroville. The many
friends of the Mutches wish them,
Prosperity in their new home.
WOTJLD ORGANIZE ATHLETIC
■ A move is on foot to organize an
athletic association among the men
of Orofino and a meeting has been
called for next Monday evening at
tile high school for this purpose
The proposition was talked over by
a number of interested young men
of , thp town last Monday evening '
and the above course derided upon.
All men of the community who are
interested are urgently requested to
The association would he of un
i told benefit to ail concerned for it
is planned to hold physical exer
cises about two rights a week under
an able instructor and to equip the !
high school gymnasium, of which j
the organization would have th<>
parallel ears, trapeze,
wrestling mats and other !
: athletic material. Such an organt- '
. zation in Orofino would furnish use
j ful entertainment for the mon inter
1ps ' pd and for the community at large
' Think this over and come out and ,
1 '\U, ..
help launch the organization.
Remember the dance at the Odd
| Fellows Hall Christmas night.,
OREGON MAN CON
b™™ WAS GE0RGE * SEENEY
A BROTHER OF MRS. C.
Word was received this week by
Mr. and Mrs. C. D McEachron of
the death of George R. Seeney. of
Vale, Oregon, by a young lad who
threw the body into the waters of
the Owyhee river. Mr Seeney.
aged 48.' was a clothing salesman
1 and used a car in connection with
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rti »n' if c„ nr „ w
" a r'" !
1 ,l0 '*i ald ° f s ntari °Ài c n ~ L.i ■
I ?M CtlVe . PU a Cha tl7^, l l' Tt e Ta !
theie to demonstrate it and a - ;
never seen again. Aft er an absence
of several weeks friends started a ;
search for Seeney which resulted j
| n ar ™ 8t " f Y"' n " Howard, who
*» ^ claimed had Seeney s car
1 wh en taken into custody. After
! numerous gruelling cross examina
! "ons Howard finally confessed the
cr '"' e ', . . ... _
u ,He had killed Seeney by striking
blm over the head with a car
wrench in order to secure possession
of the vehicle He put the body n
? tr unk and hauled it to the Owy
bee river where he tied an old wag
on wheel to the corpse and threw it
«nto the river His confession has
been confirmed in detail by the au
b^ltles who in an effort to recover
the body by dragging the river found
corpap 1 bad brokenloose.
was also found and other dp a,lH " f
th c confession confirmed. I he body
httB not bocn recovered News of the
murder first reached Mrs. McEach
ron by telegraph from the sheriff at
Vale, Oregon after the arrest and
confession of young Howard.
whecl, from which the
AUTO LICENSE RULES SAME
J. P. Harlan, county assessor an
nounces tlie receipt of the 1921 auto
licenseblanks from tlie office of the
secretary of slate,
same rules and regulations will be
in effect as during this year.
1920 licenses expire on
31st and the new licenses are due
and. collectible on January 1. 1921.
The registration fees for the various
He states the
vehicles are as follows:
$5; car 2.000 pounds or less, $16;
2.001 to 3,000 pounds, $20;
to 4,000 pounds, $8t .
pounds, $40. Two-Thirds of
regular fee is barged if the
hide hns been in use for five years
One-half of the regular
fee is charged if the applicant takes
possession between August 1. and
November t, and on and after Nov
ember 1. one-fourth of the regular
fee is charged. In the application
the owner must give his name and
trade name of
place of residence.
vehicle, number of cylinders, factory
number, motor number, model, year
manufactured, tarrying capacity,
kind of vehicle (aulo. motorcycle.
truck, etc.) road or highway district
1920 license number, date of taking
possession and weight.
REPRESENTATIVE R. II. BAILEY
Clearwater county, was in the city j
yesterday enroute to Spokane on a
WOULD HAVE MORE LIBER
AL PROGRAM IN IDAHO
(From Lewiston Tribune)
R. H. Bailey, representative from
Mr. Bailey is very much interest- !
in state highway building, es
pecially the federal aid projects. I
lie is working to obtain a more lib-!
era! standard than that demanded I
by the national government in Ida
ho. Federal aid projects demand a ;
certain type of construction a>Ml;
width of road, which can be built I
eastern 'states, where road build-1
ling is not difficult, at a far less cost 1
than in Idaho, where the country is ;
mostly mountainous. In comparison j
certain appropriation by the fed-1
oral government for the state of Ida-,
ho would not cover as much ground
as it would in Iowa, or some other
middle western state where the to-.
pography of the country is more
favorable. Hence, it is argued, the j
standard should be lowered in this
state, in order that federal approprl-1
ations may cover road building over i
Mr. Bailey points to a fact that
not generally known, that Idaho lias
larger area than the state of j
Washington, this state having ap
proxiniately 83.000 square miles 1
nnuuu: «vcniciii ovttic »..c. c m* , .
. ta " da . rd «»»ouW be lowered in this
statp ' in ordpr that appro,ui
ations may cover road building over|
more extensive territory ,
f lr Ballpy polnts to a 7ap * 8 i
n0 K PnPrally known, hat Idaho has
" a b'ngton, Dus .a a nK ap ,| d
pr . n * nia p y . .' . . „rnonii fin'nan
» 1 " 1 .® Washington has around 69,000 l
° n \ he ather band Seattle alone has,
n . early tbe P opu 'at o n of the Gem.
tate r aad w * en t Uu J ? S
ment attempts to spread appropria
lions for road building in the differ
p nt states according to population,
the money spent in Idaho must be
distributed on projects that are few!
and f ar between, in order to keep
standard set by the national ;
With this in mind Mr. Bailey in-1
lends to use his efforts toward hav-;
ing the federal government relax ;
somewhat on its standard of high -1
as regards this
with the end in view that J
miles of federal aid highway,
can be built.
fino and Greer, has established offices
here and is doing some preliminary j
work pending the arrival of a crew.
when tlie real work will begin In
earnest. Mr.. Clark states that the
road will not follow the
survey exactly, bill will be located j
just above the high water line of i
the river practically nil the way to
the county line. The original Inca
Hon of the road goes well upon the
'• pl ""
IS CAT-LED IS JOT
Lyle, the sou of sheriff and Mrs.
F. W. Garrison left Orofino Tuesday
morning for Puget Sound to PI, ' PP
upon a four months cruise in Uncle
Sam's navy. Lyle Is on the naval
reserve list and was called to serve.
the 8th squadron of 'h p Pacific
fleet. It is not known on what -hip,
he will serve, but the c u . ' ■ i
tend as far south as ille an v
Include gunnery practice an i ' r,<
ing in other practical lines. Hewas|c
member of the navy during the i
World War and will he on the naval J
reserve until the period of a four
var enlls'ment from the date of ;
enlistment has expired.
PiPPtCfl T<5 FTNTD
Ir AKKU.* » lo
The case of the State of Idaho vs
Henry Carrico was hp before Juctlce
of the Peace Hattabaugh, of Lewis
ton. last Friday. Carrico was
charged w i 11. issuing bad checks on
the Fidelity State Bank of Orofino
without having sufficient funds. He
entered a plea of guilty and was
. . nnd costs as
sentenced to pay a fine a -
mitstandlnir checks the total amount
1179 10 Settlement was
ENGINEER ESTABLISHES OFFICE
E. S. Clark, district resident en
gineer who has charge of the loca
tion work on the section of the Lew
is and Clark highway between Oro
Large Sums for
$125.000 SPENT IN NORTH IDAHO
j quarterly meeting of the Clearwater
day morning to attend the fourth
Theo. Fohl went to Spokane Sun
Protective association, of
I which he is fire warden and secretary
! treasurer, and to attend the annual i
meeting of the North Idaho assocla
I tion which were bold this week in j
the Hutton building for discussion of
I the past season's experience. Accord-1
ing to the reports of th<> four North 1
; Idaho associations, the Clearwater.
I'otlatch, Pend Oreille, and Coeur
I d'Alene, private forest land owners
paid approximately $125,000 to
1 fight forest fires and to patrol their
; lands last summer,
j The Pend Oreille association
ported that it had paid out $1 8,256'
for fire fighting and $5865 for pat |
rol work. An expenditure of $27,
155 was made by the Clearwater
Fire Protective association last
summer for fire fighting and $1560
j to patrol lands. An expenditure of
$20,120 for fire patrol work was
made by the Coeur d'Alene Fire I'm
i tectlve association and $1 8,862 for
! fire fighting. A heavy fire fighting
is-expense was reported by the Pot
latch association The Potlatch or-]
j ganization recorded 134 fires in its I
district during the summer,
1 R. L. Woesner, chief fire warden
, . ,, u,o, ,
$20,120 for fire patrol work was
made by the Coeur d'Alene« Fire Pro
tective association and $18 862 for
, fire fighting. A heavy fire fighting
i "'as repoited b> tlie Pot- J
latch association The Potlatch or
,| d t. . f ; . j
Mip Pntliilrli Jwl-itlm fVv Vid ' n
l fm the FoliateassocUtiMi favored ,
he open ng of the game bird season
in Clear^ate, and Latah coi n ies on
S ' K 1 5 as
"The open season for pheasants
and mountain grouse begins in La-j
tali and Clearwater counties August
15. which is the driest part of the
season, a time when the fire hazard
; is greatest, and. due to the present :
game laws, it is further increased or
by large numbers of hunters. Two:
of our most serious fires wore un
; doubtedly started by hunters in the 1
-1 Mason Meadow country.
"As a means of fire prevention, as ]
J well as of game preservation. I
wish to recommend that action Ir
taken to have the season for any
game closed up to at least September
LARGE INCOME TAX IN STATE
A total of $3,688.616 was collect
ed in Idaho by the internal revenue
officers from Oct. 1, 1919. when the
j 0 m ce started in Boise, to June 30 . a
i<)20. according to figures made pub-,
In Uc by Lewis Williams, collector of in
ternal revenue. Previous to being
original'established in Boise in 1919 head
j quarters were at Helena. Montana,
of i with supervision over Idaho, Mon
to tftna and Utah. Fo. this reason
comparative figures for the period
previous were not available for Ida
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0. S MARSHAL!, SERVES PAPERS
Depute United States Marshall
Mar k Howe, of Moscow, was in Oro
PP fino one day this week serving a
summons on Clearwater County.
o-en D Crockett, county treasurer ;
Hnd Joseph Kauffman, county audit
or . the defendants in a suit in equity |
nn the charge of illegal and fradu -■ ■
i lent proceedings in assessing taxes!
j n which the Northern Pacific Rail-1
'iway company is the plaintiff. A1
0P y 0 f the comDlamt has not yet ;.
i tipp „ received here. The summons
J rPqllires a opy of the answer to the
complaint to be filed in Hie United
of ; s-,„tes district court a* Coeur d'|
Alene within twenty days after th* ,
service of the summons. j
vs STI pp Tl * SALE NET *80
Thp la dles of the Dorcas Circle,
of the Christian church served a fine
| chicken meal in the church last |
on ; Thursday evening between 5 and 7 i
| o'clock The dinner was folio
He bv a -parcel post sale." As a re
was su it of tl.e dinner and sale the ladles j
as „„..»a of |
a - netted the sum of $86. _ j
"When dey 'stribute dat melody,
was yore feet'll feel triflin' " at the Odd ,
Fellow's Hall Christmas night. ,
I The Methodist Sunday School will
i give one of the best Christinas enter
tainment!- that it lias ever rendered.
The' chief attraction will
>e a page-
ant in three acts, based on "White
! (lifts for the King," a book that hns
j attracted wide attention in America.
- Ttie exercises will be given on
Christmas Eve, December 24, begin
ning at 7:30. Strong committees
have been appointed to arrange the
details of the program, Which will
contain some fine parts i|n addition
lo the pageant.
Ttie committee announces that this
will l»> essentially a giving, not a
receiving Christmas celebration.
Each pupil is kindly requested to
bring a gift wrapped in white patter.
are also Invited to
participate in the giving. No gift
is to ho purchased Only things nl j
ready owned are reg.-esb-d. Pack-!
; ages will be received at the entrance
I to the church. Anything from a po- al
t:>to may he brought. Title gifts that |
brought will be packed and
hipped to the children's home ln I
Lewiston. Any one wishing further : of
details may confer with the commit
tie in charge. Mrs. \V. II Hannah. !
Non "n iè m b er s
IVI DAD DCDIITF
1IX DAU IXiUrUIlD
WANT THE STATE HIGHWAY DE
PARTMENT APOT T 4WF'n
J CQST j g EXCES giy E
' n n °w . 1 5 T "* abolishing of |
, the state highway derailment as an
extravagant and unnecessary arm of
the state government will he worn
mended in resolutions passed by the
State Countv Commissioner* associa
tion at its closing session Thursday
Recommendations that the résolu
tions ask the entire ah ilishment of
the state highway commission came
toward the lose of a lively session
: this afternoon, at which! some twelve
Boise, Dec. 15.
or fifteen commissioners from coun
ties had declared thoirl cooperation
with the highway department had
1 proved costly and had not resulted in i
the construction of roakls, but that '
] practically all the money which the|'°
I counties had bee forced to put up
had been expended in Excessive en-!
gineering costs and overhead,
Among the sneakers
strongly attackd the .
were R. B. French of Tillaine
Commissioner Harvey of Bannock. L.
H. Marklson of Payette. B. R. Meek
of Franklin and Commissioner Cant
well of Valley. Many others voiced
. a sentiment that their .experience in
cooperation with the sfate highway
department had proveii detrimental :
'o road construction and costly to t
the counties. j
The commissioners voted unani- j
mously to maintain a legislative eom-'
mittee of five in BoHe during the!'
officers elected for the ensuing
I !r, P", p~.uU .w,. !
w r Br.ckra 5r > Tw|*^*' «U j
,-etary A E Poheifov of Gem
Treasurer. H. B. Illingworth of Ada.
a j n be t la |f of tlie nbrthern Idaho|
countlesi an lnv itation is to he ex-!
; tended to )hp commissioners to hold
thp ,_ , 0 ,, s Pa s) n ri «Jt Q an dnoii«t
| ^ ^^wU! I extended by I
-■ ■ SPnator Andrew Christiansen, who is
member n f the bonrd of Bonner!
county, but w ill reJign to again '
A1 -erve in the unper house of the
yet ;. , , ,
the m UTTT " JC !
NEW SAW MITT. NEAR WEIFTE
d'| A new sawmill has been recently i
, installed in the Weipqe country on
j the Pierce road by T V LeClalr. of
I Lewiston, who will soon begin a
t f 0 a a a a A a f* m
he" 1 The plant"'will ' have T eapaVl v
b p i The plant I have a capacH>
fine 0 ' a, '°"°' nrpp, | (la "^ ' " UP
last | P*ne will comprise thel
7 i 0 L be J l , Un a, X d ,he ' u ' u ' ' s '*! hP
wed'dipped from Gr-er A haul of about
re 1] miles by auto truck is nécessitât
j edm deliver. u at tha pace. Mr
| LeClair purchased the timber which
j waa CU t in making ti e right-of-way
for the Greer-Bungalliw project and
Odd , is also buying from ifesident holders
, who are now delivering to the mill
The second section of the resolu
lion, which as Inti educed would
have directed the extension of liber
al credits lo farmers by the federal
reserve system, was
make the desirability
course only an expression of opinion.
of the congress. The amendment was
proposed tty Senator Norris, repultli
can, Nebraska, and was accepted by
a vote of 4 7 to 16.
REVIVES CORPORATION DE
SINED TO FACILITATE
Washington. Dec. 13. The senate
late today passed the agriculture
committee resolution directing the
revival of the war finance corpora
tion as a measure of affording relief
if such a
Another change made in the res
the duties of the finance corporn
11°*' ,l ' include the financing of ex
pollutions of products Other than
d A "
oral. Georgia to make Hu rate 6 of
disoount 01 ottnH to n.rmers B
cent was rejeted. A substitute for
the resolution presented by Senator
Spencer, republican. Missouri, met a
slm „ ar rw Slt. Further action on
bill was without a record vote.
The measure now goes to the house
where a number of similar farmer
rell( . f measures are pending. The
secUon of tlle resolution for revival
of the war flniincP corporation.
ad „pted. reads:
"The secretary of the treasury
and tlie members of tire war finance
corporation are hereby directed to
revive the activities of Hie war fi
nance corporation and that said
corporation be at once rehabili
tated with the view of assisting
in the financing of the exportation
of agricultural and other products
to foreign markets."
'be extention of credits,
The resolution as adopted refers
"It is the opinion of congress that
the federal reserve hoard should take
s »cb action as may be necessary to
permit the member banks of the
federal reserve system to grant lib
eral extensions of credit to the far
mers of the country upon the security
of the agricultural products now
held by them, by permitting the re
discounting of such notes of exten
sion at a fair and reasonable rate of
t The senate agriculture committee
j continued hearings with a view to
j framing other measures for the re
'be farmer.- from the condi
lons * brought about by falling
j ^""'nüSÏ'o ïîiJÂ Sïmd
1 emnargo on imports or grain^and
Scurfs for^ne*ve«p tOCk a " d th6lF
Purchase by the government of
the surplus of certain farm products
on hand at the end of the crop year
L, ~ „ , ,„„.-2!« . ? crop year
I suggested todlî t r^nate'J"
LuUural commute bv W C Lyon
a member of the South Dakota legis
' lature. He would fix a minimum
price of $e 25 a bushel for wheat
1 . ; .„.«'is
f 1 , a , hash 1 f or n : 75 c ® n l s a
! tZ f °* ° ats and $3 1 busheI for
i naYnlm c ' ir P 01 ' a ' lon '<» borrow
| $250,000.000 from federal reserve
banks to carry out this plan has
! neun introdued in the house bv Rep
i resentative Christophers..«, repuhll
l au of S(luth Dakota .
. , .
preached at the Methodist church
, n xt Sunday morning. The pastor
; will preach on Seeking and Find
i ing tlie Perfect Man. The text is
; taken from Isiah 9: .6 The christ
I mas program will he giv«3n by the
j Sunday school on Christmas eve,
! December 24.
A bill authorizing the United
Tlie Christmas sermon will be
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