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THE OAKLEY HERALD T" / OAKLEY, CASSIA COUNTY, IDAHO, FRIDAY DECEMBER '27, NUMB E F 53 1 y 18 VOL. 22 ■aSfc GOOD CROPS ON DRY FARMS AI MOULTON j Simon Baker, William Merril, John Hansen, and Frank Trun key, brought in grain early this I week from their* ranches at Moulton, * About 60,000 bushels of grain were threshed this year on the j dry farms of tire Moulton coun » . try. This is a good yield, and the Herald congratulates the men who made it possible. It is just beginning to be rea lized what a big asset this sec tion is to Oakley. As the land mile above sea level, it is over a receives heavy snows that pro vide moisture for first-grade wheat. The ranchers them selves represent a high class of sturdy American pioneers. FOUR MINUTE MEN DID SPLENDID WORK The final report ot tlie Four Minute Men was filed with the President just before lie sailed for Europe. It is estimated that the 75,000 members delivered more than a million speeches to audiences totaling four hundred millions. The value of this patriotic ser vice was highly appreciated bv the government. Birthday Party . for Frank Beckwith, Jr. A number of young people met A number of young people met at Frank Beckwith's for a birthday party to Frank,Junior, • f ',n his fourteenth birthday oil] Dec. 22nd'. Games were played and a very enjoyable evening in 9 had. Refreshments were served and the birthday cake with fourteen candles all burn ing was brought in and cut up or the guests. Those present were Valie and Berta Jackson, Ray and Glenn Critchfield, Eric Ellerby, and Raymond McMuraev. The wee sma' hours of Mon day morning saw the party lireak up. was NURSE RETURNS Miss Reva Dummer returned Sunday from Pocatello where she was called some time ago to help take care of the influenza patients at the General Hospi tal. There are still many cases at Pocatello but the regular force at the hospital can now ^ take care of the patients. Miss Dummer graduated as trained nurse from the Boyd Hospital at Twin Falls last Sep f tember. holidays at her home in this city. She is spending the MORE "FLU" AT OAKLEY It is reported there are several cases ot influenza in and near Several members ol Oakley. tec iamilies of Moses Smith and Z:ra Whittle have it. There are said to he a muniher of other cases in the district. Explanation AS OUR SUPPLIES FROM THE WESTERN NEWSPAPER FAILED TO A R RI V E, W E ARE PRINTING ONLY FOURPAOESTHIS ISSUE. FULL NUMBER NEXT WEEK. UNION Local ' Miss Helen Manley returned from Burley Sunday. Born to Mrs. J. C- Puckett, ol , D ec i 4 t a daughter. C, R. McEvers was in Burley last Saturday on business. Born to home of Frank Me Laws on Dec. 15, a son. Nephi Birch, of Willow Creek, was in the city Monday. Suits to order. C. Dablquist, the Tailor. R. L. Wilson lias gone to Mal ta for a few days on business. Claude Critchfield made a bus iness trip to Burley Saturday. Dr. Jones of Burley spent Christmas with friends in Oakley. H. W. Tucker, Jr. of Burley spent Christmas here with his parents. Miss Maude Elison left Tues day to spend Xmas with friends in Rupert. Miss Teressa Anderson of De clo is back attending school at the Academy. Manager F. M. Hatch and family spent Christmas with friends at Churchill, Mrs. Ezra Barrus of Willow Creek, lias recovered from an attack of influenza. Frank McEvers Iihs sold bis property at Willow Creek to Ira Coltrill ol Burley. Mrs. B. P. Howells has been ill lor some time with a painful attack ol rheumatism. Joe Fitzsimmons, deputy game vvaVdeii wfas ill DurtryJ and ^A1 bum during the week. Miss Emilia Elison is helping in Halverson's Ladies'Shop dur ing the holiday season. How about insurance? Carrie Tucker, agent of the Hartford, 9 ml Heber J. Grant & Co. Frank D. Robinson is now acting deputy- sheriff detailed for special duty in the county. Hugh Moon lias moved from Willow Creek to Burley. He bus leased his ranch to John Jeff. John Staplcy of Locust is hav ing a residence erected. McMillan is the carpentar ■ oil the job. Roy Ball of Churchill went to Burley last Saturday staying se veral days in the new County Seat. L. P. W. C. Webb, mechanic at the Cassia Motor Company, spent Christmas with his family at Burle v . Olin Baker was at Burley Sa turday evening to arrange lor unloading half a carload of Ford touring curs. Sheriff Pratt was ill for a day or two -during the week. He cauget a very had cold while chasing the jailbirds last week. Wendell Worthington who recently returned from a camp in Virginia, visited friends and relatives in Oakley last week end Miss Hazel Nelson of BuliT who has been doing stenogra phic work for Attorney Dunn, returned home Tuesday for tlit holiday s. The city council of Burley ha> engaged a large force of men on the city ha^l getting it ready foi occupancy by the county officials early in tlie New Year. Frivates Dewey Hale, Rudgei Price, and John Clark arrivei Sunday from the Agricultura College at Logan to spent Christmas with relatives h Oakley. Excellent Course Arranged Oakley To Enjoy Five Days' Chautauqua A splendid CHAUTAUQUA FESTIVAL lias been arranged for tlie middle ot January, exceptionally high grade, and the attendance will probably The numbers are be large - See announcements of a few of the numbers on ether pages of this issue. The dates will be announced in next issue of the Herald. WORK OF WOUNDED CZECHO SLOVAKS E. I j î ! ... » J « N-v' T • < ■ 2S * f: f i l f fit* j If |V-'| » I * - m w i '' « t. S f ? ! ' :} <i h \ i i •V £ \?V # • Vi, m \V & i :■ Al Zßl K I i ■ f s I a i ; y ■ V t ;■ ÇV; ÿ j j 1 *' 'd I r 'it) Weal* in Ncwxputxtr Union. 1 ; Another example of the pathetic rfter-offoets ui war is shown by this photograph of a number of mutilated Czecho-Slovuks who were wounded in They are seen gathered about a piece of their hundiwork iu St. battle. Luke's hospital of Tsukiji, Tokyo. MACHINE GUNS LEFT BY THE GERMANS MW ?*• x. * ■V> • \ k; W- p'. T*.*| .t .. f Y'. : . : É; # v N. y m y* ^ r.Ji: K > ■ - jmm .V S«- ' TA ZkZ : ST»?* > f m Y ».'S ■'Sty 1 ! ■st * A l;\ * > it* *! sss ! photo by • Western Newspaper t : - American soldiers are taking fiennan uioehlne guns out of one of ^ These the dugouts that were tilled with guns and ammunition left behind by the j The men are of the One Hundred and Germans In their retreat from France. Third infuuiry of the Twenty-sixth division. Pressing while U wait. G. Dablquist, the Tailor. Dr. O. C. Engehretson, the local veterinarian, made calls at Fella and Starr Ferry Tuesday. How about insurance? Car rie Tucker, agent of the Hart lord, and Htber J. Grant & Co. Forest Ranger H. L. Smith who is in Burley tor the winter, iiiacle a business trip to Oakley luring the past week, Harry Crowther was in front Moulton th first of tlie week W 111 lc fter a load of freight, a tile city lie paid the Hei Mo flice a uleasnnt visit, S. P. Worthington went to Salt Lake City Wednesday. The families sf Moses Smith and Sera Whittle have the flu. The Burley Schools have been the past week except There is still m session on Christmas day. hope of keeping un the grades by intensive work upon essentials. Forest Ranger E. E* Stock is in his office attending to the of t his viemit v grazing business and wishes to remind the users of the Forest that hII -applica tions for grazing permits for the season of 1919 must he on hei ne Jan. 1, 1919. file j B R -"" y* k '"jLE0 to Hospital 'lu J. B, Randall who has been very ill was taken to Salt Lake City Wei!ncsda , . Mr Randall was taken ill in California a couple of weeks ago where tie had been on a business 1 1 ip. but he recovered sufficient ly to return home. His condi tion since though has been quite serious and the local doctors ad vised his removal to Salt Lake. 362 the AUTO WRECK Narrow Escape for Oakley Man When Car Overturns t Bishop John Adams had a nar row escape late Christmas night when the car in which lie! was being driven home from J, E. Farmer's ran oft the road and upset. As the lights of the car were out of order, a lantern was be ing used for light. Soon the lan tern lell oft Hie car, but the Pal mer boy-who was the driver, thought he knew the road well I enough to go on in the dark. Unluckily the car missed a cul vert and when men came to the jiescue they foui d the Bishop î ! pinned to the ground. It seemed almost a miracle that no one was killed. Aside s I bom bruises on limbs and back, the Bishop escaped unhurt. About a year ago, the Bishop j ha.fi th ree ribs broken in a buggy I collision, and twoyears ago he was thrown from a buggy m a out for rnnuway and knocked in several hours. Priesthood Meeting Priesthood and Officers meet ing will he held Saturday after noon in the Academy. Regular classes will he held at the Academy Sat. morning. William T, Jack I :\ I i i I i l aune did good Flag in Every House ; in Basin In the Red Cross Christmas| ! roll call. 416 members were se cured. Aside from a few excep was unani-j ^ tiou^ tile response j mous Basin made a perfect record, as the answer cliere was percent in the affirmative. 100 The regular meetings will lie held in the wards Sunday Mrsi 11. C. Haight has been - ill hut is slo wly improving. Utah very Earl Whitely went to Monday to he with his futhei *ei ioii.si v ill. who is Mr. and M lS - spent Christin! the home of R. C- Davidson. C. A. B me i is day in Burley is v at Ba tes. The Misses Beruhiget-, Crawford were guests at dmnei and M's. at the home ol Fres. W.T. Harper C'u'istm is file Day. '"jLE0 CAMPBELL 'lu inTirm mniil Leo Campbell of Coillp L, an v 362 Infantry, A E. F , lias Iieeii severely wounded in action in France. The ne.\s was not ceived till Christmas re Dav, but to a base the boy was t |, t u hospital October 2. Mr. Campbell is a brother of Mrs. Hyrum Butler Ephraim McBride of and M s. our city. BIG GAME ON INCREASE IN CASSIA COUNTY Forest Ranger Slock Gives Interesting Facts 1 hat ilcer are seen in ing numbers in the near Oak ley is due t liât Cassia is counties held as mci dis mount IllhS to tile 1 • I c t one of several a temporary game preserve, says Forest Ran ger E. E. Stock. From the best information commanded bv the office! ol the Minidoka Natl Forest, it is iinii estimated tl liiere are, in the Cassia division, approximately 600 deer, 2. telope, Hint 18 elk. I he deer a nil an tel in t > nil <M>e are hh w liile iniuoi ini from 1916. v* Inch in this section aie the coyote, the gray or lim ber wolf, and the mountain Hoc., I he last two, while not ! these mountains Ik were 1 1 vrs the J acksoa's 11 ole in A pi il, 1 lie preiln l m y a ninutls still menace deer So HU lormerly. still d flic met oiis as some damage, meat, through the survey, employ s a large number ol expert trappers to taap ami these predatory animals. Hut, apart from government control, man is the chief enemy of the deer, because not oui v will some individuals shoot the deer just to see them fall, hut they crowd so many domestic ani mals on the range that there is little left for the natives of the forest to leed on. govern he a Biological kill Tri.. 1 Postponed A number of people went to Twin Falls Inst week in con nection with the suit against the Canal Company. Among those making the ti ip were B. F, Howtlls, W. L. Dunn, C. A. Bauer, ('. A. McClelland, L R. Bui khalter, Jus. Walker, ). C. DeLaMare, Earl Whitcly, Mo Smith, Will Martin, A. A. Tanner, D. L Gorringe, Eugene Ficket t, and Roht. Smith. 'The matter was not finally settled, as the trial was post I polled till next spring. , ses ; School Notes. School is again in session and j wft |)t to appeal to the parents to see that the attendance of their children is regular. We will do our best, by the elimination and by more intensive work on the basic principles, to make up fur lost time anil any student whose attendance is not regular cannot hope to make ins grade nd thus they will lie one year of non-essentials a behind, while those who are pre sent all the time will he able to their grade providing pass they study hard I trust that parents and stu leiits will see the wisdom of the equest and that their co operation above r hearty ussuied. will he L. J. Robinson, Principal.