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OFFICIAL PAPER OF CLEARWATER COUNTY VOLUME X. NUMBER 3& OROFINO, CLEARWATER COUNTY, IDAHO FRIDAY DECEMBER 2, 1921. IF BETTER PICTURES WERE MADE W E WOULD SHOW THEM REX THEATRE PR ESENTS Harry Carey Desperate Trails u V FROM THE RED BOOK IN ONE OF THE MOST DRAMA^ STORIES OF THE OLD FRONTIER EVER SCREENED Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday December 5, 6 and 7 REGULAR PRICES The-Mile-A-Minute Drama of a hunted man who played against big odds Also—International News. Many events of interest to all the world Coming:—"THE KID", with CHAS. CHAPLIN & JACKIE GOOGAN, Dec. 8, 9,10 X JURY CONVICTS 16 George R. Lawrence of Helmer, ßi Found Guilty of Law of and Violation It is believed that a precedent was! established in the Idaho county Pro -1 bate court this week when a jury of j twelve men found George R. Law rence, of Helmer, Idaho, guilty or violation of section game laws, wherein wasteful des truction or mutilation of game is unlawful. It has been generally un derstood that after an animal has been killed within the provisions or the law it became the property or the hunter and could be oi.sposed ot as he sees fit, which is not the case. The conviction resulted from evi dence which was mostly circumstan tial. however, being 2803, Idaho a the in of conclusive ' joy ; enough to a fair minded man. On the afternoon of October 7,1 a part} of seven men camped at the the al's Musselshell ranger station on Clearwater National Forest, and npon an examination of their packs hy Ranger \V. E. Buckingham, U was found the party had 2 40 pounds the of elk meat, and six six-point elk The party also stated they | o had killed a cow elk. stated the game was killed in the, viclnity of the Jerry Johnson Hot Springs in the Selway National For- j It develops that j heads. They also ; est. Idaho county. this vicinity Is a four day pack trip ; dfoin the Musselshell and that the; October 3, party must leave on leaving them three days after the ; opening of the season to kill seven elk. dress and car« for the heads They stated that the and meat. hot days and long pack trips to with (he effect of bullet I aether wounds forced them to throw away, considerable of the meat that spoiled, The seven men went to the hunting | partie.i on Septem- , ground In two her 8 and 14. reaching that place on September 11 and 18, respectively, approximately 15 dnya before the season opened. Word was sent to H. L. Walrath, i district deputy game warden ni Oro-1 ftno. who also examined the packs, of the party In Orofino and secured statement from each when a sworn and where lie kllhnt his elk and how much of the meat he claimed "st supervisor L. O. Hornby and Me Walrath went to the hunting ground 1 to verify these statements and found which I only several carcnsses from the head and very little meat had Mr. Upon their return. issued been taken. Walrath had warrants for Intor After a ixrnt thom against whom definite mntion was secured ponctuent, hearing was set for Nov A Jury was summoned ember 28th. for that date andl the trial begun without preliminary hearing. George H. The defendants were Lawrence, son. O. R. Lawrence. Ills father, Dr. R. C Faust. L. T. Mai lory. H. E. Walker, all of Latah county, and T. B. West, or Lewiston, All plead not guilty, having been charged with the wasteful destrue Hon of elk. The case of George U Lawrence was called for trial and a verdict of guilty rendered. The court assessed a fine of *300.00 and f'l *55 In roata and aet the hearing tor (Continued on local page.) -if HIGHWAY DIST. HOLDS ELECTION The election held in the Clear water Highway District, November 16 for the election of three highway commissioners for a term of four years commencing January 1, 1922, resulted in the election of Andrew MSHuneu m me ejection or Andrew ßi oom 0 f Eik River, r. g. Hamilton Mr. of Weippe, andM. B. Erb of Greer. Following are names of aspirants and vote for each. R. G. Hamilton, M. B. Erb, Harrison, 118; Ebbe -'55, Bowdtsh, 66; H. Wood, 18. A. Bloom, 291; Frank cial CHARLIE CHAPLIN AT REX. Charlie Chaplin's super-production, ''The Kid,'' which took the comedian a year to make has been booked for the Rex Theatre. The very seriousness of the part in life that Charlie plays in ihe pro duction, that of foster father to a two-weeks old baby, makes it one of the most deliciously humotous pictures which he ha- ever given a joy loving public. It is full feature length, running six reels and is in mg the the the tlie Is comedy of such high rank that it is universally known as First Nation al's six reels of joy. Its ROBBERY ALARM GIVEN A general alarm was sounded over the local telephone line about five Friday morning that the o clock and that all able bodlied male citl zens were wanted at once to try and prevent the robbery and. if possible. j capture the outlaws. In an Incred Bank of Orofino was being robbed. ; ably short time a largs number had gathered In the vicinity of the bank. armed with everything from a gat- t ; ling gun to a pitch fork, ready to do battle In defense of the local bank Ing Institution hut there were no robbers. At about the hour when Hie alarm was given the electric I power system failed to work and the was cut off. Evidently the power flickering ot the night light In the | hank as it went out caused the oper , ator of the local telephone exchange to believe that It was being tarn- t* pered with hy robbers hence the alarm. veal j i nnd b ,.fg this week EUREKA RIDGE. Win Bernard butchered a delivered to Bullock * Holm b(> 1 Cecil King Is not K*ttlnK nlonn so I well with his broken leg and tears he operated! on will have to Charlie Cole has Mr. Tune build Ing an addition to his house. W. K King has been confined to| the house Tor three weeks, with the| winter, a ; He is getting saine complaint of last kind of flu or grippe, quite weak. i CARD OF THANKS We desire to expiess our apprécia shown during the j beloved I H. Hon for kindness sickness and death of our Helen. To our neighbors for their; faithful service, to Ihe citizens of. orofino for favors shown, and to the, people of Gilbert for their expies- . slons of sympathy and the final U bor of love, and especially to her comlade « of the High School for the ^mUftil floral offering., Mr. and Mrs. U. R. ITatt. Earnest Pratt ' Mrs. Grace Crum. tor TO 8E PROMOTED - Mr. Benz. Agricultural Agent for the N. P. Will Address the Meeting Club. The Orofino Commercial acting in conjunction with the Nor thern Pacific Railway, is completing I arrangements for a meeting of spe- ; cial interest to the farmers ot 1 ' Clearwater county, to be held in the| auditorium of the high school build in „ „„ ott, it mg on Friday December îKn. it, j the University of Idhho to address I the farmers and business men at| 2:00 p. ni. on matters pertaining to the dairy industry, following which, Mr. F. Benz, Agricultural Agent for \ s tlie Northern Pacific Railway, deliver a lecture on one of the Tol lowing subjects: Is planned to have a speaker from ! ■'Co-operation n Its Four Aspects." "Rotation, Hlver-i sification, and Intensification" and "Potato Culture and Marketing." Mr. Benz is a practical farmer.; and one of the largest, if not the most successful potato grower in the state of Washington. He is touring this part of the country delivering free lectures front the standpoint or the practical farmer, work with the N. P. is along the line of encouraging better and more ! Mr. Benz's profitable methods of potato grow ing, handling and marketing. * R | well as bringing before the People | ! ! t b e advantages of S.d'.er tar ,ung metlKxU generally. understood the that speaker from the unverstty will endeavor to revive interest In dairy-j ing in this county and if the proper Interest is shown, a representative will be sent to the east to select ; It- Is tonic hlffh Krade cows, which arc st.Id to he rather cheap at the pres Every farmer Interested vnt time. t* requested to attend the meeting as the necesary finances have or will he arranged for to supply those who have not he mentis to procure good rows. The terms will he reason able so that all who show a willing j ness to procure one or more good milch cows may he enabled to do so. I A PROCLAMATION j By the Governor. Whereas. The National Fduciwlon # ^ Association ol the United States fcnd T he American Legion have unit (<d j n purpose of informing the pub- j He of the accomplishments and •eds of the public schools and to| cooperation and support | *" secure the of the publie lit meeting these needs with the object of fostering In all. j whether foreign ot I American citizenship, and concentrate ■ native born, goodlttlon j this ; attention I on Whereas. idea a time has been set apatt n which to give particular . to the educational pro .1 uns la-jithe needs of our schools. Now. Therefore. I. D (\\. >«''• ■ Governor of the State of Idaho, io and ; assist In Hie observance of this most most worthy cause, do hereby P>'° claim the week from December 4 to 10, 1821. ! 1 I MEETING MONOAY ; Commissioners to Map Out Exteas ive Road Improvements ! a | to 1 At a meeting of the couu'v | of missioners to be held next Monday, ! for Next Year j understood some definit, action in regard to Important rn.i.i' work The work cent etc will be taken. plated is the running of a survey un the Gilbert hill and the ccnstructlon 1 of about a mile and a half of road ; between Orofino and Ahsahka. The ... , , .. v present road between here and Ah- vl sahka and on to Nezperce was some* tlnie ago de * iKnat edl as an extension ! of the Elk River state Highway by' Commissioner of Poblic Works, W. J. Ha ll, and must be brought up to s tate specifications state money to be expend 1 nom tbe gjmue. in order to g'-t next year, the money to como from ♦he county's state highway levy of The commissioners expect to sp-n i ^ ?10 000 00 „„ the Gllfc , jrt hill 002 5 mills of this year, which work and money the contmssloners had The sur pledged some time ago. vey will be made by county engineer T. F. Edwards, and will probably start around the first of the year. ■ iThis part of the work will extend over a period of approximately two About $7.000.00 will be months. expended betwee n Orofino and Ah sahka to brinK , he pr ,, senf road up t o Btate specifications and this work will be started as soon as the com missioned go over the ground and I ; decide the best possible course of ac tlon. ' LOCAL LEGION REPRESENTED . Karl Lee. son of Mrs. Lee. pro prletress of the Red Globe phar tnacy. was a Spokane visitor this r representative from the Post of the American week as Clearwater l egion at the Foch Welcome Tues Mr. Lee reports the parade and welcome ceremonies i day. were very Mr. Lee was a niem dtvlston Impressive, her of the France under the generals command.! in second American Education Week. the hearty cooperation and request of the people of this state in the observ plans being made for the anee of the week, by attendance at the meetings auspices of the legion posts, schools and teachers, ministers and civic or conducted under the that a greater npprecl ganlzations. goodlttlon may he had of the importance means for the j of education us a citizens. ; making of better In Witness Whereof. 1 have here I unto set my hand and caused' to be seal of the State of affixeed the ; Idaho. Done at the capitol at Boise. Idaho, if November. 1921. rd day this D. IV. DAVIS. Governor >>f Idaho Attest: ROBERT O. JONES. Secretary of State. ATTEND COMMERCE MEETING _ * » F. E. Smith and wife, C. H. Hde.j and U. S. Mix went to Moscow Erl-, day to attend the semi annual meet of ihe North Iiilaho Chamber of Commerce as delegates from Clear The purpose of the ing water county The purpose or me organization is to unify matters or a public nature that are beneficial Accord to this part of the state. ing to Mr. Smith the main feature of the session was an address de live red by the Kerr, ten mer ly C. Hon. Kenneth editor of the Railway Marine News, of Seattle, whose sub "Communtty Cooperation and its relation to Northern Idaho." Ject and was This address was so impressive that endeavor is being made to se ; an eure v i«it the* towns of North Idaho and* vl * u ine towns ui to repeat this address or one similar ! to the various commercial clubs, the above named gentleman to N. P. AGRICULTURAL AGENT TO SPEAK HERE FRIDAY i of ■ I ; cure The following article front the | Spokesman-Review of November 32 j refers to Mr. Benz who is to speak J in the Orofino High School auolitor- j lum Tuesday, December 9 at 3 : 3 ( 1 'the and in p. nu "Frederick agrlcultura! Benz, agent of the Northern l> aciftc .ail way, was a Spokane vistor yesterday. the Mr. Benz, formerly known as ■ potato king" of the northwest, lorj many years was actively engaged m ; o production , K tUe T,.„p tush | district. His two sons are still running the w , " n<1 Uleir P° ,a, ° e.op this year; "**> bring them a revenue, he re- j ing P- t*. of *30.000. They farm JM «ces. putting about 80 acres iulo, potatoes each year. ; ro„(t j I Prices this year have been and they are receiving *27.50 a lot. | premium above Mr. net.-/. ! ' for the crop and a that on the better grades, will he one of the speakers at the . knne , b e week of December 12." potato show and conference in Spo Is j i : FRASER NOTES to the people who i t bu ( The lad- j The! Many thanks gave a wood bee Fraser Church parsonage, ies served a creditable dinner, i church recently to vill be comfortable for all A comntun atteniiHng the services, ity Christmas exercise will be given I at the Cottonwood school house. . .. ,, ^ . . ... „ **' ' 11 1 » • i •--> t >. 1 111 " Diatrie'. j erintendent of the Moscow will serve the Fraser <'l arch Dec. I bill and 11th. The ruhltc are in vlted to meet this stranger and heat the old gospel tnessa; will ",'ea.k t Sunda. - in-lit \lay we all M a y i l ev. W. J. Gamble tl>> people of Greer Dec. 11th at 7:39 i>. m. hop or >tli.- Lord *n closing w ith praise an i thanksgiving. at ; COMMISSIONERS ELECTED. W. Space and L. Carey are the Frank Alvord. t'. Charles be newly elected commissioners of Ihe Bierce installe I of lllghwa.. District to be 1922 and hold office for > January 1. The vote for the sever four years. at candid tes was as follows: Frank Alvouil !!): 0. W. Space. 45; Charles; 39; Arthur Dtnnlson, 34; | It. H. Bailey, 30 Vance Hautren, \ L. Carey. I 23. Clearwater Hotel Changes Hands To Be Converted Into Modern Hospital—Opens Soon. An up-to-date hospital, which will conveniently accommodate at least ten patients at one time, is the latest addition to the business In stitutions of Orofino. M. M. Lee, proprietress of the Red Globe 1'ha- ntacy, announces sne has leased the Clearwater Hotel and purchased the furnture from Fred Trotzkey, for mer proprietor, and will immediate ly prepare the second floor to receive patients. Mrs. Lee is a graduate nurse of the West End! Hosptal i of Chicago, and has had 25 years I experience in the profession. She states that as soon as she can se ; cure her Idaho license she will an nounce the opening. The rooms on the lower floor of | j J j 'the building will be let as formerly, and the restaurant will be operated in connection. The present improve ments contemplated are. the Instal lation of electric heat in every root» with added improvements as patronage developes. tne ; | PRES. HARDING DESIGNATES VISIT THE SCHOOLS WEEK „ By proclamation President Hard j ing has dtesignated next week. Dec. 4-10 as Education week. Among other things ; Harding calls our attention to to« j fart that more ban five millions of President | boys and girls in our country are not availing themselves of our free ! school advantages. Locally, rather than observe the week hy programs in the schools. It Is urged that every citizen, every j father, every mother, some time dur i ing next week, visit the schools— : one or more of the rooms to observe i the actual schixtl room work. Too ( often people fail to do their duty by j the school. Make next we-k one in which the parents renew their child hood by attending school. CHRISTIAN CHURCH Come to Bible School at 10 a. m. Sunday and help break last months record. Preaching at 11a. m. Sub ject: "The Storm." Don't miss Christian Endeavor at 6:45 p. Preaching at 7:30 p. m. "The Greatness of Christ." music. Come. tn. Subject: Good all i Chas. H. Addleman. METHODIST CHURCH Rev. W. H H Forsyth. D D.. the ; new superintendent of the Moscow district will preach Sunday morn ing He is it fine scholar and has been pastor of large city churches, You will find him to he well worth I hearing Mrs. Kimble will sing. Tho for > pastor will preach in tire evening. Sun day school at 10 a.' m. and Epwnrth League at 6; 45 p m. JOHN A. HOFFMANN. Pastor. 34; | \ Ssnd the Republican to the folk* back home—they will enjoy it.