OAK LKY, CASSIA COUNTY. IDAHO.
OAKLEY VALLEY 10 SLAUGHTER W
PESKY JACK RABBIT
Big Incfease in these Pest*
in Last Year
DANCE TO BE HELD AT
OAKLEY IN HONOR
OF THE DEFEAT OF
A big rabbit hunt will be held in
Oakley valley oh Wednesday and 1
Thursday, March 5 and 6,
drive will begin atthe Churchill end
on Wednesday, at nine o'clock, and
will he continued hL the Marion end
on 1 liursday.
A Lig slaughter is predicted.
Great consterna' ion is reported
among the bunnies. They know
■ that the great majority of them
have only a few more days to live
L' P. Oldham will take charge of
the Churchill end, and the brave
warriors are to meet at his house.
J, H. Belcher is to he in charge of
the Marion end, and the people ot
Oakl>-y, Marion, and Island are re
quested to meet at the Marion store
early Thursday morring.
The rabbits are reported to be a
thousand per cent more numerous
than last year.
A dance will be held Thursday
night in honor of our victory over
Stake M-. I A.
To Give Social
The Stake Board of the M. I. A.
will give a big dunce in tlie* t assia
Academy gymnasium Friday night,
Feb. 28, to which all mutual woi ti
ers and friends are invited. A spe
cial invitation is given to returned
soldiers who will he admitted free.
Tickets 50 cents a couple, 10 cents
for extra ladies.
There is about a foot of snow on
tlie level now.
Mrs. Emma Clayton has recovered
from her illness.
Tiie little daughter of Mr. and
Mis. Cluff Little has been quite sick
for a few days, but is recovering.
Mrs. Lydta Reed has returned
from Burley, where she had been
visiting her daughter, Mrs. Darlene
Arthur Darhood just received
word that his father had been
accidently killed Seattle. He did
not get tlie news in time to attend
A birthday party for Miss Ida
Nelson whs given by her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Nelson, Re
freshments were served and all had
a very enjoyable time.
Mrs. H, P. Nelson* -has been
visiting her sister, Mrs. Wallace
Warner, at Heyburn. and while she
was there attended a dance given in
honor of the returned soldier boys.
Jack Belcher, Irwin Drussel, and
Arthur Oarhood, of Burley, who
have ranches in this section, came
up last week to poison rabbits. All
the school boys turned out to help
C. E. Uhlig has moved to the
ranch that he bought from Edward
Clay Sullivan and Martin E. Olsen
business visitors at Oakley
Mr. Briggs, who has been living
at the I. E. Stansell place, has
bought the Moss ranch.
Frank Yadon and his father, T. A.
Yadon, have gone to Twin Falls
where they will operate a rauch.
Edward Durk has moved to his
ranch at Hansen. He sold his ranch
at Golden Valley seveal months ago.
Mr. and Mrs. A. G' Shade« haAe
adopted the children of W,
Keller, Esther and Bessie. A sur
prise shower was given nt the home
of Mrs. Shades Tuesday for the
benefit of the children.
The snow at Moulton is two feet
deep on the level.
Clarence Tracy and family were
visiting relatives at Yost,
Last week George Walter, who is
on a furlough from his training
camp in California, was visiting his
sisters at this place, Mrs. Tracy
and Mra, Trunky.
A meeting was held at the school
house last Saturday to consider
measures for destroy ing the gronnd
squirrels. It is highly important
that all the farmers co-operate in
this matter, as the squirrels are a
tremendous nuisance Money spent
in buying poison for squirrels is a
mighty good investment. The per
centage of crops saved will com
pensate for the expense a hundred
Attorney Bowers of Oakley
whs in town on Saturday.
Washington's birthday was
observed by the local banks.
Our other business houses re
mained open as usual.
President Jack was tlie speak
er at a
day evening at Burley First
very interesting con
session Inst Sun
Crouch who has
Mr. H. E.
B ildwin Piano Co. sale lias re
turned to headquarters at
County Clerk Wilson lias his
office pretty well cleaned up fil
ter tlie confusion of moving from
Albion. It is a pleasure to visit
tlie comfortable quarters ol the
A number of Oakley young
people Look in tlie Firemen's
Ball. The hall was tlie social
event of the season. The music
was fine, tlie guests were happy,
and tlie lire-laddies shone as
hosts to their many friends in
Burley and vicinity.
The M. 1. A, stake officers held
a very interesting district con
ference at Unity chapel last Sun
day afternoon, E. U. Hale, Jos
eph Price, and Howard Price of
tlie Y. M. M. I. A.; and Mrs. Jos
eph Price ol tlie Y. L, M. I. A.
conducted ttie meeting, A large
number assembled from Burley,
Unity, and Declo.
It is desired that all returned sol
diers meet ut 4 o clock Sunday af
ternoon in tlie Red Cross Room un
der th« Oakley State Bmik.
Recognize Paderewski Government.
Paris.—Official announcement was
made Friday by representatives of tlie
allies ut their meeting at the Quai
d'Orsay of a decision thnt the allies
should recognize tlie Polish govern
ment headed by Ignace Paderewski.
saying thnt Herr Itosshampter, Ba
variai! minister of war, ha« been
Bavarian Minister Killed.
London.—A German wireless mes
sage received here quotes Philipp
8ehiedemann, Gertnnn chancellor, us
SEND ME THE BILL
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SMOKE SCREEN PUT UP BY A WARSHIP
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This piiotogruiih, taken nt sea from a kite Imlloim, gives an Idea of tli
effect of a "smoke screen" on going into action. The warship Is the Erin of
the British navy.
Idaho Industrial Review
Moscow to extend sewer system at
cost of $60,000.
Gooding—Plans for sugar factory
bridge lei for $32,000.
Twin Falls—Nurses home costing
$40,000 to he erected here soon'
Fastport —New mill with capacity
20,000 ft. a day, installed near here.
Pacific northwest states will get
$37,000,000for highway construc
Boise—Road work to take e.
unemployed will he hastened by
Idaho lias 14,000 acres in orchards,
apple and prune acreage predomi- 1
Boise — Property worth $140,000 j
'changed hands in week in
Nampa mapping out
sewerage system to cost
Boise—Penitentiary to get $5,000
dairy barn and $7,000 home fur
llo Construction work starts on
Whitehall- Orangeville portion
between Pack River and Hope,
.vould cust $120.000.
First auction of 18,000,000 pounds
western wool will be held first week
in March at Portland.
Pocatello—Property value in
crease is more than ten times pre
vailing values twenty-five yeai s ago.
lwin b alIs — iaxpayers petition
legislature for bi idge across Snake
River north of Bu..l; would replace
ferry at that place
BEGINS ITS LABORS
GENERAL PlLSUDSKI CONTINUED .
I IN HIS POST OF DICTATOR ;
Premier Paderewski Declares That
the Country Needs a Larger Army
and Compulsory Service to
Warsaw.—Tlie second important
meeting of Europe's newest parlia
ment, the Polish national assembly,
was held on February 21 and was
marked by the formal turning over by .
General Joseph Pilsudski of his author
1 us dictator and Its return to hint,
1 subject to the approval of the diet.
Ignace Jan Paderewski, tlie premier.
j informed tlie parliament of the eoun
' try's situation and asked for a vote
■ of confidence in tlie ministry.
Tlie narrow balconies were crowded j
, with spectators, while tlie lower floor
was reserved for the members of the
The iifçsence of peasants
with here and
in national costume,
there priests und rabbis, testified that
the assembly was not ruled by a clique |
of landed nobility. ^ .
General Pilsudski, in accepting his
appointment as head of tlie stute,
elicited applause by saying lie accepted
tlie duty imposed upon him, but felt
that he had too arbitrary a tempera
ment for a role which required tlie
conciliatory attributes of a statesman,
Premier Paderewski, In n lengthy ad
dress, declared that Hie country need
l ' 1 * a lu, 'g>' al ' m - v an, l compulsory serv
ice to tight Bolshevism. Secondly, he
said, another effort must be made to
promote tlie prosperity of tlie workers
and give them better homes. Land
must be secured to peasants who had
none and more given to those who had
on jy u pule, but land reforms must
not be carried out too hastily,
Equal rights must lie given to all
Polish citizens and freedom of speech
'DA KO Cl
gainst UMi sheep on acwuut ul
The county Jnll at Pocatello is grad
ually tilling up with liquor law viola
tors who are awaiting td.it.
Aim Arils Vc-qiuccius Moiinee, real
estate denier of Buhl Is suing
IU Ul Scott llyde, also a land dealer
of Buhl, for $150,000 on account of
uHoned slander and libel.
Caldwell people In favor of picture
> present to ■
the city council, asking them to allow
the theatres to show on Sunday.
consulting engineer who has lived In
l>oi«e for the past 13 years, died at
a Boise hospital after having suffered
a stroke of paralysis at his office.
One of the most Important civic
undertaken In Bois
$105,009 to lie
1911, to provide
a new anti strictly modern Y. M. C. A.
circulating a petition t
III recelvp $3,355,350 from
flic federal government for good roads
1 hi [uises in the coining tlnee joins,
For 1919 the appropriation is to lie'
$974,371 ; for 1920, $1,159,907 and for
The batiks of Meridian were the
first in Ada county to offer to finance
tlie budding livestock owners, furnish
ing the money "to ..tart the different
nulls at a nominal rate of Interest.
The niter Is renewed for the current
Alleging violation of the Sherman
untl-lrust act and unlawful combina
tion In restraint of trade in handling
Igilter, the government opened^he trial
iR Boise, on February 18, of tilg crenin
i*ry concerns operating in the north
is tlie campaign for
conducted March 4,
J. N. Do Chambeau of Burley has
purchased three carloads of horses
from the government at a sale re
cently hold at Camp Lewis, Wash.
The stock will be shipped to Burley
and gotten into good shape to put on
the market in the spring.
After lieing locked up in tlie county
•atetlo for more
months awaiting trial, Eugene t.en
orose and William Thompson were
convicted of simple! ussaqlt. Judge
men were given their release.
The Burley Electric company has
closed a contract with the Twin Falls
north side project to do all the electri
cal and pump work for the ensuing
The electric company will have
to enlarge Its working force to take
care of tlie increased business for this
year and in order to do so will main
tain an office In Paul.
riled sentence and both
The county commissioners have
called an election, to be held Mardi
8 in Filer, on the creation of the pro
posed Filer highway district, to in -Iude
approximately 44.000 acres unit the
third highway district In the county,
removing the administration of road
matters from tlie commissioners'
Nathan Webb and Sum Collins, at
tondants at tlie state mental hospital
at Blackfoot, have beeq arrested on
a criminal complaint sworn.to by Hr.
it. N. Jnokson, superintendent of the
instruction, charged with an assault on
SaImlel Zk '" ler , 11 'l m,i ont.
leged assault occurred a month ago
and Aieglor died llie same day.
P. A. Wenger, state seed analyst, is
of the opinion that the farmers of the
spite should take advantage of the
weed law which we have at present .
which is available for every county !
provided seed commissioners on their
own initiative or by petition of 10
farmers create a weed district elim
inating noxious weeds by compulsion.
The omnibus public building bill, re
i ported to congress, authorizes an in-1
i crease in the cost of tlie building at :
. _ ,
Coeur d Alene to $1ut.200; increase in
the cost of the building ut Sandpolnt
to $25,000, and providing for a build
Ing at Caldwell to cost $85.000; a!
building at Nampa, to cost $85,000, and
a building and site at Blackfoot, at
a cost of $90.1 K)0.
Congressman Smith has introduced a
hill for tlie purchase of a site for a fed
eral building at Blackfoot, and also a :
lull to furnish a captured German can-j
non, together with a suitable comple
ment of cannon balls, projectiles, or
| shells, for exhibition, to each of tlie
. following cities: Twin Fails, Poca-i
teilo, Idaho Fails, Blackfoot, Saint An
Hailey, Buhl and
| nK n Liberty Loan conference in Péri
land, lias returned to Boise and reports
tlmt the conference was attended by
delegates from Idaho. Oregon and
Washington and It was decided to run
a trophy train through tlie three states
prior to the loan.
E. M. Hoover, who had been nttend
An increase of $1000 in the salaries
of the secretary of state and tlie state
auditor will become effective the first
Monday 'n January, if a measure intro
by W. Lloyd
,,f ; ailison and E. P. Arm
meets with the legis
duct'd in the senate
AUSTRIA AND HUN
GARY ARE IN THROES OF
Munich Placed Under Martial Law Fol
lowing Asca&sination of Premier.—
Germany Said to Be Casting
About for a Dictator.
Berlin.—Germany, Austria and Hun
gary are in the throes of terrorist re
volts which threaten to make the com
munist stage of tin: French revolution
look mild by comparison.
ln llcrmuny the outbreak Is thus far
Munich, was placed under martial law
following the assassination of Premier
Kurt Eisner und the subsequent shoot
ing of nine men, at least four of whom,
ii H .) U diug two cabinet memliers, ure
„.pjp. a ve ot i, ev mcmlmrs of the
government may die from their
confined to Bavuriu,
Tlie situation in Austria Is obscure,
but ominous report« are
through from Vienna iiuhVuting
has been set there for a slmi
In Hungary tlie capital, Budapest,'is
til.- scat of a terrorist outbreak sim
,ilar to tlie Bavarian, except that so
far tio bloodshed lias been reported.
The city is under martial law.
Government troops are marching on
Munich to put down tlie revolt.
All Germany is casting about for a
dictator, a man of iron who will light:
No one of that cal*
terror with terror.
in the offing now, however,
new revolution may pro
dure him at any moment,
Upon an autl-torrorist
with blood and iron alone do the Her
man people nt present pin their faint
on popes for salvation from tlie most ter
rible civil war the world lias seen.
Ship on Which
PRESIDENT HAS CLOSE CALL.
Ht, Was Returning
Home Narrowly Escapes Grounding.
j BnsTon.—The president's ship and its
destroyer escort, the
their bearings in tlie henvj
rain off the Mussu**busetts coast Sun
afternoon while running for Bos
ton light and came within perhaps 1900
yards of grounding off the beach at
Thatcher's island. Cape Anne.
came just in time to pre
Troops and pnssen
vent an accident,
gers piled on deck, hut there
FE deRAL LABOR BUREAU MAY GO
No Money Appropriated for Many Gov
ernment War Agencies.
Washington.—No appropriations for
tlie continuance of several government
agencies created during the war, In
cluding the department of labor's em
ployment service, arc contained in tlie
new sundry civil appropriation bill re
ported to the house Friday by Itepre
sentative Sherley of the appropriations
committee. The measure carries $850,
700,800 for various departments, and
also provides for turning back to the
treasury $21,905,818 of unexpended
BAVARIAN PREMIER KILLED.
Was Shot by a Count, Who in Turn
Was Wounded by Guard.
Munich, Bavaria.—Kurt Eisner, tlie
j Bavarian premier, was assassinated
Fthninry 21, by Lieutenant Count
Vreo Valley. Tlie count was himself
: ou titled by a guard and is reported
o be dying.
who was shot at from a distance, was
a! quickly followed by the shooting of
Herr Auer. Hie Bavarian minister of
the interior. The shooting took place
sassinatlon of the premier,
I during u session of the Landtag, while
Auer was alluding to tlie assassination
of Premier Eisner.
BORAH DENOUNCES PACT.
Declares Proposed League of Nation«
is Radical Departure.
Washington. Criticising the league
or nations as "the most radical de
parture" from President Washingtons
policies and as spelling tlie end of the
Monroe doctrine. Senator Borah of
Idaho, Republican member of the for
eign relations committee, declared in
the senate on February 21, that before
the plan was adopted the American
people should be allowed to give a ver
dict on it.
Bridal Fleet to Return Heroes.
London.—Canada is to have a
'bridal boat" to take home lier newly
weds of the army who have taken un
to themselves wives in various
tries. Something like six
men who have been married over iiere
are now collected at the Canadian dis
charge depot at Bruxton waiting for
a liner to take them hack to Canada
with their wives and children
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