Will Talley was down from Sweet
Jesse Dunn spent a few days in
Emmett last week.
Owen Dix, W. L. Nicol's brother
in-law, came down from Sweet Satur
day to attend to business matters in
the county seat.
Mr. and Mrs. George Clark of Boise
were guests last week at the home of
Mrs. Clark sister, Mrs. Roy Ewing.
They returned home Sunday.
Mrs. John Yarbrough and baby
daughter ,came down from Sunset
Ida., last week to visit at the home of
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Adair.
Buttermilk fills a need in the house
hold for a bevecage and cooking.
Fresh buttermilk received daily at
my station. Mutual Creamery Co.,
Belle Boren, Agent
Miss Mildred Selby of Boise is visit
ing at the home of her sister Mrs.
Everett Barton during the vacation
of the Boise schools. Another sister,
Miss Airs, was here last week, enroute
to McCall, where she will teach school.
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Langroise
motored to Payette Saturday even
ing taking Norma and Will and Miss
Margaret Knipe, enroute to Moscow
to resumed their school work. Miss
Ellen Waring was prevented from ac
companying them by sickness in the
The government has started an in
vestigation, it is announced, to dis
cover and weed out a large number of
alleged fraudulent dependency claims,
and intimates that trouble is likely to
ensue for many who have been draw
ing these allowances to which they
have not been entitled. The startling
claim is made that as a result of this
investigation at least one-third of the
400,000 now drawing dependency
money will not only have this fund
cut off but will be required to pay
back what they have received in this
way. The ruling, according to the de
partment 'Officials, is that no one is
entitled to such an allowance unless
she was an actual dependent of the
soldier at the time he enlisted or was
called. That would mean that many
women who have married soldiers
since they were called and have been
drawing the allowance money will
soon get a notice that they will be
asked to do a certain amount of ex
plaining to the government men. It
is charged that a large number of
these women are self supporting and
have been, many of them making $75
per month by their own efforts. A
great deal of criticism has resulted
from sending dependency money to
persons alleged not to be in anywise
dependent and the government evi
dently has decided to take a peep in
to the matter.
The New Y or* Store will pay the |
highest prices for all kinds of far*.
TO TME PUBLIC
Feeling that some explanation is due to the
public concerning the unprecedented scarcity of
Victrolas and Victor Records, we desire to make
the following statement:
The above condition is due, as all such condi
tions must primarily be due, to the unquestioned
popularity of Victor products. It is also due to
the fact that so long as the United States was at
war we believed our paramount duty lay in assist
ing the Government in the prosecution of the war
to the fullest extent of our abilities; our facilities
had been freely offered and accepte^.
Immediately upon the signing of the armistice
and our release from the Government obligations,
we took all necessary steps to insure the earliest
possible return to an increased output of Victor
products, but in the interim we would bespeak for
Victor dealers and for ourselves some measure
of consideration which we believe will be accorded
by every American.
VICTOR TALKING MACHINE CO.
W. J. EASTON
Distributor of Victrolas and Victor Records for Rauiett
J. W. Watkins and V. E. Wisner
came over from Caldwell Monday.
Don't flirt with Flu. The Irish
Washerwoman is still single.
R. E. Jones, Mae Jones and Alma
Basve of Cascade were callers in Em
mett last Saturday, going on to Boise.
Harsh physics react, weaken the
bowels, will lead to chronic constipa
30c a box at all stores.
W. L. Nicol departed Sunday to
cover his territory of Montana and
Wyoming as salesman for Ball Band
Rubber goods. He will be absent two
or three months.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ratzenberger
came over from Boise last week for a
few days' visit. They will be
bered as former Emmett residents,
having conducted the Model Fruit
farm for several seasons.
Doan's Regulets operate easily.
Abe Hitt departed Monday after
noon to report for duty in the U. S.
Navy, at Goat Island, Frisco.
Hitt is looking fine, and appears quite
well satisfied with his line of
recently suffered an attack of
Miss Bessie Teed arrived last week
from Chicago to take the position of
stenographer in the First National
Bank. Miss Teed is a former school
friend of Mrs. Henry Obermeyer and
comes under the best of recommenda
tions. She has suffered an attack of
flu since arriving in Emmett and is
now fully acclimated.
The Misses Ellen Waring, Norma
Langroise and Frances Jones went to
Boise last Thursday to attend a ban
quet of the Delta Gamma girls of
this section of Idaho, given in the
Jungle room of the Owyhee. It was
a brilliant affair and greatly enjoyed
by about twenty young ladies. The
Emmett delegation returned home Fri
The bonds of the Fourth Liberty
loan bear 4'A per cent annum. They
will mature on October 15, 1938, un
less the United States should redeem
them on or after October 4, 1933. The
interest on $30,000 of bonds is ex
empt until two years after the ter
mination of the war from income,
surtaxes and excess profits taxes.
Bonds of the Fourth Liberty # Loan are
permanently exempt from all other
federal, state and municipal taxes.
A trained nurse, who has been
nursing the influenza in Canada, tells
of a successful treatment givep in
Ganada, which she said never failed in
preventing bronchial pneumonia, and
saved hundreds and hundreds of lives.
The patient is enveloped in a mustard
plaster. A sheet is taken and fitted
to the patient around the neck and un
der the armpits.
mustard plaster, made with lard, mus
tard and flour. The plaster covers the
patient, back and front, from below
the ribs up close under the armpits
and up to the neck. The nurse said
she wished every paper in the United
Stetes would print the mustard plaster
On it is laid the
Harry Knox is down from his butte
ranch, spending a time with home
John McConnell and Wiley Brown
made a business trip to Nampa Mon
C. A. West is again at his desk,
though looking a trifle less robust
since his illness.
Frank Beamgard, salesman with
the^ Noble Auto Co. of Boise, was an
Emmett caller Wednesday.
Lynn Barrett and William Burk
hard, Jr., returned last Saturday to
their school work at Moscow.
Crystal Compound, woman's friend,
saves half the work, half the soap.
Sold by grocers. T. H. Guffy, agent.
William McBratney was in Emmett
on business Wednesday evening,
bringing the body of Frances Port
lock over for burial.
J. M. Denison of Buhl spent several
days last week looking over real
estate in this section with
to investing and possibly locating here.
W. A. Tenney, occupying the Hop
pock bungalow during the latter's ab
sence in the East, has accepted the
position of bookkeeper with the Em
mett Meat Company.
Mr. Lakey of Lewiston came into
Emmett one day this week to visit
his daughter, Mrs. Ed. Browning, and
learned that she had removed to New
Plymouth for the winter. He follow
ed her there.
Mr. and Mrs. Dick McConnell have
moved from the E. O. Mech house in
to the brick flat on Main street re
cently vacated by Larry Blaisdell's
family. The Blaisdells are occupying
the Lee Miles bungalow.
Henry Obermeyer received a tele
gram from C. G. Sherman Wednes
day, telling him of the death of their
baby at Puyallup, Wash., where they
had gone to visit their parents. The
Shermans will return to Emmett
The Misses Ellen Waring and
Frances Jones postponed their re
turn to Moscow for a week. Miss Ellen
because of illness in the family, and
Miss Frances desiring to spend a time
with her sister, Mrs. John Burke, who
arrived this week.
F. E. Nefzger of Twin Falls, who
recently purchased the O. L. John
son ranch east of town, came over
from Twin Falls to attend the John
son sale. He was accompanied by M.
C. Fuller, who is contemplating pur
chasing some property here.
Dr. Wilkerson, who has filled the
position of Dr. Drysdale at New Ply
mouth during the latter's absence in
the service of his country, accom
panied Dr. Drysdale to Emmett Tues
day to assist in relieving the flu
situation. He remained here, and is
Mrs. John Burke arrived Monday
evening from Bimidji, Minn., to visit
at the home of her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. O. J. Jones. She expects to re
main about three months. Mrs. Burke
had the unusual experience of being
snow bound 18 hours in one of South
Dakota's snow banks. She says the
passengers were given the best of ac
commodations with the exception of
heat, the service in this line being
Mr. and Mrs. I. N. Dillon return
ed Monday from an extended visit at
their old home in Smith Center,
Kans. Mrs. Dillon had a severe at
tack of influenza while away, but has
fully recovered. The Dillon people
are more delighted with their Idaho
home than ever, and are fully decided
that this is "the place." They were
accompanied home by Mr. and Mrs.
Sam Cannon, who stopped here a few
days to visit several families of
former Smith Center people. Mr.
and Mrs. Cannon were enroute to
Tacoma for a short stay.
When our soldjer lads began to go
to France, the girls here figured that
half of them would stay. There
sprang up a nation-wide work of
changing the minds of the boys. Soon
it began to be evident that not more
than a quarter of the soldiers would
remain forever in France. Later the
wise heads figured that not more than
ten per cent of them would marry the
pretty French girls and stay among
the vine clad hills and citron groves.
Now one boy who has had an unusual
and exceptional career in the navy and
who is now ashore in France, living
in a castle much of which was budd
ed two thousand years since, ahd
where Napoleon dined and wined and
slept and where Dad Nelson anchored
while his ships had the French fleet
bottled up, writes his folks that the
good U. S. beats it all. This lad is
exploring old musty passages and tun
nels in a castles and opening up niches
and corners never before seen by any
American. He says no French girls
for him, but that he is coming back
to Idaho and get him a pinto girl with
red blood and a heart like the engine
of the Winson six, and with a cherry
laugh and with eyes like the Idaho
sunrise and cheeks like the sunset.
It is thought now that fifteen boys
out of the million will remain in
French territory.—Caldwell Tribmae.
Dr. Judd, dentist, Monroe Bide.
Frank Moore made a business trip
; to Boise Monday.
I Charlie Hedrick is on the streets
again after a siege of the flu.
Mrs. F. D. Bowen visited friends in
Boise a couple of days this week.
Lion Coal Company Rock Spring
lump coal, 19.50 per ton. Phone 164-J
R. E. Shaw is able to be up town
after a long and severe illness from
Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Portlock have
returned to Emmett to re-establish
John Steward and Harley Hooker
were in town Monday from Jordan
G. B. Mains went to Weiser yester
day to attend a stockmen's meeting of
the Weiser forest.
Leroy Wood, a recent arrival from
La Grande, Ore., is nursing the sick
at the Dr. P. W. Polly home.
Will Rynearson has moved to the
S. J. Rees farm on the bench and will
have charge of that place this season.
The Red Cross has made up a num
ber of pneumonia jackets and has
placed them on sale at the two drug
F. A. Dressier, recently discharged
from service, arrived this morning to
visit a few days at the Walter Brown
home. He is on his way to Portland.
H. A. Pugh, member-elect from Gem
county, was unable to report at the
opening session of the legislature
Tuesday on account of sickness in his
Miss Lucy Kieldson went to Boise
this morning to spend the remainder
of the school vacation. Miss Kieldson
has been doing nurse service during
the height of the epidemic.
Lou Otkins returned to his work
in, Portland Tuesday, leaving his wife
and little son here for a longer visit
at the home of her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. George Rinker.
Arthur and Floyd Potter from Ola
spent a couple of days early in the
week visiting in Emmett. Arthus has
recently received his discharge from a
Virginia camp we are told.
Frank Chapin returned Friday from
a week's visit in Salt Lake and other
points. Mr. Chapin states that the
Montpelier country, where he spent
a few days, is having a serious epi
demic of the flu.
W'. D. McFarland orders The Index
sent to his new address at Seaside,
Ore. He has made a trip through Ore
gon, Washington, Nevada, Utah and
California since leaving Emmett. Says
he is well.
The church board of the Methodist
church is very desirous of keeping up
the church finances. Any one desiring
to make their weekly contributions
will find a box and envelopes at W. T.
Crouch's Variety Store.
Guss Amen says the new time has
discombobulated his chickens; that the
roosters crow at 10 o'clock at night
and the hens have quit laying be
cause they don't know what time of
day it is.
"Bill'' Lewis, an old time friend of
Frank DeClark, dropped in to say
"How-der-do" one day last week, go
ing on to spend a night at the home
of another friend, Clarence Bush.|
Mr. Lewis had left his wife visiting
her sister Mrs. Ray Campbell, near
Pearl, and was enroute to Pomeroy,
Wash., where he has a farm.
Lyon Cobb was over from Boise
Mr. and Mrs. D. McMillan left yes
terday for San Francisco to make
their home with their sons. For six
or seven years they have lived on the
Big Four ranch on the bench and have
made a host of warm friends not only
in that section, but also in Emmett
and vicinity. Advancing years have
demanded a cessation of the toil in
cident to ranching and they will now
retire from active work. While they
will spend most of their time in Cali
fornia, they expect to make an oc
casional visit to Emmett. Their go
ing is regretted by themselves almost
as much as by those they leave behind,
for they have enjoyed their home here
and the hospitality and friendship of
neighbors. The Big Four has been
turned over to the efficient manage
ment of Ed Beutler.
Earl Seaman has recovered from
his attack of flu and is again at his*
F. W. Hewitt, shipping superin
tendent of the Barber mill, paid Em
mett a visit the fore part of the week.
J. G. Aveninee, formerly employed
at the Boise Payette mill, returned
this week from service in the navy,
having received his discharge,
has been reinstated in his old position
as setter on the log carriage.
Messrs. C. A. Barton and Charles
Weyerhauser paid a visit to the mill
last Saturday, motoring over from
Tuasdaj lev klag after same matter?
OVER DRAFT HEATER
Bums Wood or Coal.
Warms the Floor All Over.
Holds Fire Perfectly.
Reduces the Fuel Bill One-third.
Does Away with a Lot of Smoke and Gas.
We would suggest that you purchase early,
while we have the stoves. When our stock is
sold we cannot replace. If you expect to buy
at least make your selection and have your
stove reserved for later delivery.
He was accompanied j
at the mill,
home by O. J. Jones of the local man- j
agement, who spent a couple of days
in the Boise office.
John Atkins arrived last week to
take the position left vacant by the
recent resignation of George Hines.
Mr. Atkins comes from the fire swept
district of Minnesota, his former home
being in Cloquet. He was a heavy
loser in that terrible disaster. His
family is visiting at present in the
northern part of the state and will
join him here to establish their home
suitable quarters are ob
as soon as
Perry Oxley, formerly employed
engineer with the B. P. mill, stop
ped off to call on friends in Emmett
today on his way home to Boise from
Cascade, where he has been a couple
Mr. Oxley will be remem
bered by many of Emmett's basketball
fans, because of his enthusiasm over
the game and his popularity as ref
hard fought battle.
eree in many a
He was recently discharged from army
"Scotty" Henderson, who has had
attack of influenza i6 re
ported improving. In fact, we learn
that there are no dangerously ill ones
among the mill employes at present.
Mr. Woodstein, who has suffered a
most painful affection of the ear
companying influenza, is somhwhat
Fraudulent Precious Stones.
About ten . years ago Antwerp was
flooded with spurious white diamonds.
Before the fraud was detected the per
rons who ma Je the transformation hau
reaped a profit of eight million dol
To the authorities of Gem county:
I This is to notify you that I shall hold
Gem county responsible for any dam
ages caused by floods from the waters
of Bissell creek, caused by the dam
built in that creek by Gem county.
J. R. BARNETT
For good bread use Fleischman's
yeast, at Reilly's.
Per Line 5c Each Insertion.
LOST AND FOUND
LOST—Part Jersey heifer, brand L3
right hip. B. F. Haynes, Eagle, Ida.
WANTED—Middle aged woman for
general housework, capable of tak
ng charge of home. Gordon Twilegar.
LOST—A young mare, white strip m
face and one white hind foot.
Branded JLR connected on stifle. J
LOST—A light red steer, with some
white spots on, long yearling.
Branded JLR connected, on right hip. ,
J. L. Reed.
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DISAPPEARED—My black bob-tailed ,
, , j n
shepherd dog, named Bmp. «>'
. . , . ■ _, ;
name and phone number on his col- |
lar. Liberal reward for his return orj
for information that will lead to his
W. C. Stone.
LOST— A Conk lia fcon ta «a pen. Ba
vard for return ta Hary Ouieh
TAKEN UP—One bay mare, 6 y*ears
old, no brand, weight about 1000
lbs. Party can receive same by pay
ing for adv and feed bill. James Bell.
TAKEN UP—One bay horse and one
black mare with white star in fore
head and left hind foot white, weight
about 1250 each. J. B. Bell, 9 miles
southwest of Emmett.
WANTED—To rent 80 to about 160
acres of pasture land between Em
mett and New Plymouth. Preferred
with buildings. John Evans, Route 2,
WANTED—To rent ranch of 5 or 10
acres close to Emmett. Possession
by April 1st. Hugh A. Whitney, one
of Cash Grocery, clerks.
W'ANTED—STOCK to winter. Phone
WANTED—A woman for general
housework. Apply to Forest office.
WANTED—Small boy, from 6 years
up; will give same good home and
schooling. Would adopt. Address
Eagle Farm, Emmett, Idaho.
W'ANTED—A cook for 35 men, on
Canyon canal work. W. H. Sisler. 8
FOR SALE—Laying hens at Cooney's,
2nd house in lane east of E. W.
FOR SALE—Beef at 14c to 16c per
pound at any time I receive orders
for tjvo or more quarters weighing
about 40 pounds each. Hanna neigh
borhood, f. E. Evans. 15-tf
FOR SALE—A house with garden,
fruit and shade. Pop corn for sale.
E. W. Sitzer.
FOR SALE—A good "22" Automatic
cheap. Also several head of pigs.
Richard Kraus Phone 82-J-4.
FOR SALE—Two Red Durham cows,
No. 1 milkers, 4 years old. Frank
FREE!—Illustrated, descriptive cata
logue of grown fruit,
ornamental trees, small fruits, shrubs,
roses, vines. Send to-day. Kimberly
Nurseries, Box 68, Kimberly, Twin
Falls Co., Idaho.
FOR SALE—10 head of shoats, weigh
ing about 75 pounds each. J. S.
McDonald, just above Canyon Canal
FOR SALE—Two good acres with
East Second street.
FOR SALE—Registered Poland China
sow, Wonder strain; also a Poland
China sow and six pigs. Jay San
FOR SALE—House and lot 75x150,
with good outbuildings, for sale
cheap on easy installments, or will
take car in part payment. Allen
FOR SALE—Cheap one second-hand
Chevrolet touring car, 1917, all in
good repair. Wilson's Garage. 9
FOR SALE)—Cheap one second hand
Maxwell touring car, 1917, In first
clas8 condjt i on . Wilson's Garage. 9
poR SALE:—12 shoats weighing 75
pounds each. Wm. Whitsell. 6
FOR SALE OR RENT—300 acre
ranch, well adapted for grain
stoc j! ra i s ing, open range adjoining,
three miles from station, 40 acres un
der ditc h, level bottom land, balance
grain land and pasture. A No. 1 op
portunity f or an am bitious farmer.
FOR RENT—Two rooms for light
housekeeping. Mrs. Lizzie Womack
FOR RENT—267 acres 6 miles north
of 8weet. Will give somebody good
chance. H. R. Fordyce, # 614 St. Joseph
Ava, Dayton, Ohio. 15-2p
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