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THE OAKLEY LLRALD
VOL, 22 OAKLEY, CASSIA COUNTY, IDAHO, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 1918 NUMBER 49 IN THE GEM STATE The federal term of court to be held nt Moscow this full has aguln been postponed to November 30. Seven Buhl boys who left the United States to fight for world freedom gave their lives in the service of their country. In the state 4025 farmers co-oper nted in the rodent control campaign, and the total acreage treated was 277, 751 under cultivation, und 100,000 acres of public domain were treated by the state. An Impromptu auction sale for the benefit of the United War Work drive held at Caldwell netted $506. The idea started when u large widecat auto robe wns donated to be uuctioned for the benefit of the drive. Sergeant Kenneth H. Brown, head quarters company, 146th field artillery, is officially reported as having been killed in action in France, October 31, according to word received by bis par ents, Mr. nnd Mrs. David Brown, of Twin Falls. Using yarn furnished to inmates of the Idaho penitentiary by ttie lied (Toss for knitting sweaters for soldier boys, two prisoners, one a life tenner, braided a rope 25 feet long with which to scale a 20-foot wall and make their escape. An automobile driven by H. H. Smith of Oakley and containing six members of bis family was struck by an Oregon Short Line train on the Oakley branch. A 10-year-old son was killed and the wife and one daughter are not ex pected to live. The first week in December is to be known as food conservation week for world relief. The state federnl food administration will work out the de iails for conservation week which will ne given to the press of the state as soon ns possible. It is estimated that the value of the rodent control campaign to each far mer was $300 for the season of 1918, or an average of $4.50 per acre. The poisoned bait was furnished by the county commissioners, nnd the farm ers assisted in the distribution. In past years Caldwell has spent from $8000 to $14,000 for street im provements, with no permanent bene fits. If the present plans of building crushed rock roads are carried out the people believe in a few years the city -will liavy streets to be proud of. According to a report just made pub lic by W. E. Crouch, assistant state biologist, farmers of Idaho saved more Ilian $1,250,000 in farm crops through Hie Intensive rodent pest campaign that was waged by the state and county officials during the past sea son. Thv regular fall meeting of the state hoard of education, which was post poned on account of the epidemic of Spanish influenza, has been set for December 5. At this meeting the bien nial reports and the budgets of tlie var ious state educational institutions will be considered. Cassia county lias raised more than $19,500 for the United War Work fund, an amount exceeding by more than 50 per cent Cassia county's quota. Every section of the county made a record in the work and did its part to keep Cassia in the forefront in patriotic work . During the month of December, commencing December 1, sugar may lie sold for household purposes in Idaho on the basis of four pounds per capita and effective December 1, pub lic eating houses will lie allotted sugar for that month on the basis of four pounds for every 90 meals served. Continued conservation of food is requested by the United States food administration, but there should be in addition, during tin* reconstruction pe riod at least, conservation of all re sources on the part of citizens marked with a frugality in expendi tures, announces Food Administrator Bieknell. Boise banking institutions, according to tlielr official statements called by tlie comptroller of the currency at the close of business November 1, 1918. have weathered the gales of Liberty bond drives nnd other war work de mands in a creditable manner, "ns shown by their deposits at the time of making the report. Should the proposed zone system of freigilt rute class charges, now being considered by the federnl railroad ad ministration, go into effect, Idaho ship pers will be compelled to pay 20 per cent more for transportation charges a given distance than would the ship pers of Washington, Oregon and Cali fornia on tlie same class of shipment for tiw same distance. ft Tlie accidental death of Earl Ryan. 10-year-old son of James Ryan, a sol dier iu training nt Indianapolis, marred the celebration at Idaho Fails. Tlie boy was run over by a car driven by an auto salesman. Immediate abandonment of the "80 20" substitute rule has been nn noiineed by the United States food ad- ! ministration in official advices re ceived at the office of II. F. Bieknell. Buy at Oakley. Loca and Personals. O. B. Pickett was a business visitor in Oakley. Have you seen the new line of dishes at the Gem Cash? John Horne and H. E. King o( Almo were'in the city Sat. W. P. Merril of Moulton is building a garage and feed house. How about insurance? Car rieTucker, agent ofthe Hartford. See the Herald office for low est club rates on leading maga zines. A. E. Clark of Churchill was a business visitor at Oakley Monday, Merle Howells lias taken a po sition in ihe Reclamation office at Burley. W, W. Quillian ol Rupert was in thecity several days the first ofthe week. Harvey Nelson of Boulder is recovericg from a severe attack of influenza. For clean fresh groceries, fruit, remember the and vegetables, Gem Cash, Adv. William Dummer ol Dcclo, a former resident of Oakley, in the city Monday. Ivan Perry is adding substan tia.! improvements to his resi dence north ol town. Attorney Henry VY. Tucker ol Burley was a visitor in our city Monday and Tuesday, P. P, Perry, the father of Mrs. 11. H. Smith and Ivan Perry, Oakley visitor Sunday Mrs. Elmer Reed and Jjaby of Boulffer who have been ill with influenza are reported improving. was was an Dr. Lowe of Burlev is slowly from a severe attack recovering ol influenza followed by pneu mon la. Mrs.J. W. McBride and Mrs. 1. Rice are guests of their par ents, Pres, and Mrs. John L. Smith. Prof, and Mi »- Sud weeks, who have been tlie guests ot relatives at Kimberly, returned to Oakley last week. Mr. and Mrs. K, L. Oauer and little son are spending a lew days with Mrs. Crxner's parents at Churchill. Mis FNigene Smith lias moved from niarion to Oakley to make her home with her mother, Mrs. Jane Whittle, gave Your Eyes. Dr. G. E. Keen, Eye Specialist of Burley, will he at Lee's rooming house in Oakley, Saturday, Nov. 80. Mis Lcland Holcolm is here from Twin Falls to spend Thanksgiving with her parents, Judge and Mrs. ,B. F. Howells. J. Y. Haiglit lias accepted a po sition with the government i deputy interns! revenue collector wffli headquarters at Pocatello. IS The Oakley Hardware Couipa. ny have just received a complete line of Howard heating stoves — the stove that saves your fuel hills. Adv. Make the Grin . Cash your pur A beautiful line of Gifts that will please every body be on sale. Adv. Head Quarters for Xmas chases. will J D. Baker of Mend U ta li on, his mother, Mrs! Rachel Bake and his sister, Mrs. r, Emma B. Sein sen, who is teacher of Do me » tic science >» the M high school, have been the of Prof, and Mrs. Sud weeks. urray guests ANNOUNCEMENT I desire to announce that I have bought the Herald property from the Oakley Publishing Company, not indicate a change in policy, as I have be tor since the plant was bought from Mr. The aims as set forth in the announcement in the Oct. 4th —which, by the way, are my aims. 1 his does en acting edi Fred Jenkins, issue of was not written by me— I shall try to keep the Herald in politics as a mortal may. nearly independent When the people of our city want to read editorials on political problems, they no doubt will continue the time-honored practice of turning the pages of some of the great metropolitan dailies or weeklies. Meanwhile, the Heiald will keep you informed aa to local happenings and issues that primarily as concern our valley. Somewhat has already been done toward getting local I promise more for fhe future. And I ask your assistance in getting correspondents for the different localities. news. The Herald will «advocate the support of home indus tries and the burning of all Sears and Arbuckle catalogs. No doubt such a movement V?ill be hastened if all the local business men will set the example by subscribing for the Herald, and advertising lu its columns. am grateful for the cordial good will and splendid support which I have received, not only from that group of progressive business men constituting the Oakley Publish ing Company, but also from the people Let's continue to cooperate in boosting for Oakley and in promoting the interests of the people of Oakley valley m general. Charlks Brown ADMIRING THEIR CAPTURED SOUVENIRS / I à jl r Hii h Tx ' 4* % a- ? 3 } < ■m : I ■'''Sv-. f M M X: ; "S' : £ Si • J it HI ■ j % i. 1 m iff I Ü Photo hywB^tw*« Western Newspaper yntor Two Cunadum soldiers examining and admiring ihe souvenirs they took from the Huns while the fighting was still going on in France. HUNS BURNED CAMBRAI AS THEY LEFT a» i m pi jMy • : & I fj • .j' Lx is A mM igf I P $ mMm e mssm > > z * ■ - f Ip m XXX x| iirS 1 V Ij . Camhlian ^.ia. photograph showing the tmnuAg building* tu Cambrai tnat v\eie set untune by the Germans us they evacuated tk* city. ■ . • ' m ■>. & m ■:0m: y «XÜJJXiOHGlZIE «■»Ffioto by X. Dr. W. R. Jones of Burley paid our town u visit on Thanksgiv ing day. All regular services will he held iu the different waids next Sunday at the usual hours Mrs. Ralph Pringle of Oaklev visited ten days in Rupert at tlie home of Jas. Pi ingle and returned to her home,— Pioneer-Record Sunday school at the Union Public ' church at 11:00 A. M. worship at 7:30 P. M. Dr. ily of Twin at the home of H Will Aaron and fain Falls are guests | D. Haight Idahorne now has a train ser vice ot two or iiii<e trains a j I week, and h regular station agent. CASSIA BOY ! WOUNDED IN ! FINAL DRIVE rOR VICTORY Cecil A Nelson, son of Mr. and Mrs, H. P. Nelson, of Boulder, was wounded in action during the last drive against the Ger mans; his left leg was badly torn in two places by machine gun shells. Shortly alter being taken to a hospital "Somewhere in Prance," Cecil recovered strength suffi ciently to write to his parents, the letter though brief conveyed the welcome message that the hoy was being well looked after and expected to get back into his fighting togs before many weeks. The people of Oakley valley are proud to know that one ot our boys was wounded in the final drive against that dirty old villian, Mr., Bill (The Mr. is merely complimentary, showing that we are magnanimous to ward our enemies.) Higl\ Council and Priesthood Meeting High Council will meet Friday night at 7 o'clock' and Priest hood meeting will be held Satur day at 10 a, m. in the Academy. Win. T. Jack. Apples very scarce,—a lew more boxes at the Gem Cash. How about insurance? Carrie Tucker, agent of the Hartford. Martin E Olsen and W. A. Keller ot Golden Valley were in thecity Tuesday on business. Fred [enkins, formerly editor of the Oakley Herald, is now proprietor and manager of the motion picture theatre at Mil ford, Utah. E. J. and J. S, Ilanzel made a trip last week to the Beaver Dam stock ranch to bring their cattle to the Hanzel Brothers' ranch for the winter. W'liat about Christmas pre~ j seats? Wliy not give a present I that will come from twelve to jfilty-two times a yeai? Let the ! Herald office quote you the low* j est club rates. Mr. and Mrs. Jas. P. Clayton ! came up from Provo Friday. ! Mrs. Clayton is a sister af Mrs. H. H. Smith, and is caring for Mrs. Smith's two small children. Mr. Clay ton returned to Provo Sunday. J. A. Barret of Twin Falls, j general manager of the Stude-| baker Company, was in Oakley I last week and moved Win. C. j Nanney to the Burley house, j The Oakley house of the firm ; has been closed temporarily. j The war is over, but the period j I of reconstruction is going to be one of the great epochs in the ! world's history. You will need several of the great monthly land weekly magazines. Sub j scriptions received «t the Herald j Wc have ordered many special P r «ents [dinner sets, docks, sil ' verware. jewelry, etc., etc.,] for our customers. We can get that nice gilt you have been wanting for father, mother, brother, sis. ter wile, husband, or sweetheart, if you give us your Older at Have catalogues from once. which you can make y our 6elec lions. Gem Cash. Adv. ! CITY CLOSED ! AGAINST OUT SIDE WORLD No one is permitted to leave the precincts of Oakley Boulter, Locust, Marion, Chur chill, Hazel, Kenyon, and Moui ton without permits from Board of Health. Basin, t lie Anybody who enters these (listnets from outside, will be quarantined five days at their o vv n expense, were passed at meetiug ol the Board last Sat. night. While there are still veral cases of influenza in Oak !ey, there are fewer here than elsewhere, and it is well for The measures a se us to protect ourselves against the more thoroughly infected dis fricts. Violations of this order be punished by fine ment or both. I A. Martindsle, deputy sher iff, has authority to issue special permits. are to or iniprison Public School to Open Monday The fo«.al board of health has decided to open the public school next Monday. All the teachers the city, been here since the school closed assisting in getting out the local paper. The Missis Ber been most of tue time. are now in Miss De Klotz lias was ninger and Manley have in Oaklev Ihe Missis Crawford and Bates arrived this week. Miss Keetch prevented by quarantine visiting her was restrictions from home. Another Cause for Thanksgiving Those among i love to sleep late every moining were thankful yesterday hecau our city is going to lie piaced in Pacific time January first. VVe can go to bed at eleven o'clock people who <n. se the night of December thirty first, get up at seven the ing of January first and still get nine hours' sleep. It isn't every year that such privilege is ours, but this came October 27, when changed from summer time winter time. morn a one like we to Now we are ready to believe the poet who said that blessings never come singly but iu battalions. * Miss Frances Bates who lias been visiting friends at Jerome, was in Oakley lust weekend. She left Sunday for Hollister visit her brother. to G. L. Edwards, of St. Louis, j Missouri, president of the Twin Falls—Oakley Land and Water Company, was prevented fr making a triptoOakley last week by the news of the death of his only son, Lake, who was recent ly killed in action in France. ont j John H. 1 uesday from Redmonds, Sc'viei county, Utah, where lie Peterson returned °* ^' s s ' slel s ^oy, Loyd John, s°n> who wns accidentally shot went last week to atteint the funeral in the arm and died during oper ation. ; An enjoyable Edison was given at tlie home of Cas per Whittle last Friday night. The following were present: the Missis Frances Bates, Hale, Mue Mortenson, pa rt y Ruby Emma Berninger, Florence De Klotz, Zara Haight, Mrs. Aieliic Hale, S. E. Hale, Aicliie Hale, J oe I'i ice.