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The Hank You Will Eventually Patronise. General Banking Busi ntss Along Safe, Conservative Linen. ■ ppw^MEMacn ''•'•fj rcDCDAL msrirvt r * svxTtw rü Emmett, Idaho. NEWS OF GEM COUNTY By The Index*« Correspondent* HAW CREEK. By Mrs. E. Tennyson. Mrs. G. G. Ellis spent Friday after noon with Mrs. E. Tennyson. Mr. and Mrs. Nephi Yergenson spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Yergenson. Mrs. James Stippich is home from her school at Weiser, visiting her mother, Mrs. Grace Sanders. Herman Sheets and family from Rremmerton, Ore., are visiting with Mr. and Mrs. 8. T. Johnson. Mrs. Sheets is a sister of Mrs. Johnson. They expect to locate here. Mrs. E. Tennyson called on Mrs. Ambrose Shorten Monday afternoon, who has been quite sick for several weeks, but is now recovering nicely. Abe Yergenson and family spent Saturday with Mr. and Mrs. Nephi Yergenson. CENTRAL MESA Mr. and Mrs. Virgil W. Beers spent Sunday with Mrs. Sorenson. Mrs. Wallace has pneumonia after an attack of the Flu. Sam Peters visited at the V, W. Beers home Saturday and Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schoening call ed on Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Russell Fri day evening. Mrs. Rurdell visited at the W. E. Buck home Tuesday. George Burdell came down from the canal Wednesday. Mr. and Mra. Buck and children vis ited at Mr. Lansing's Sunday. M ias Josie Aston was out Sunday for the first time since having the flu. Mias Margaret Marlar called on Mra. Koontz -Sunday. Robert Gordon ia having lots of trouble with his water pipes freezing. Mrs. Sherwood was a business call er at the Koontz home Monday. Mr. Pass got moved just in time, for he took the flu and ia up now. Mrs. Pass has it, too. Koontz and Whitsell have some frozen water pipes. Well, it is easier d»> carry water. More flu than anything else, so It is hard to get news. h KRAMWELL r Bv K. F. Wells. Mert Jackson returned from a visit to hit father in Wyoming' last Sun day The two Newman families are all up and around again from an attack of the flu. Henry Lucht and boys were up to the Fry ranch, above Horseshoe Bend, last week for a visit with relatives. John Starr and wife and Rev. Par ker spent Monday with the A. N. Storey family. E. F. Wells and wife visited at Nampa with the Super family on Sat urday. E. F. Wells was up to Frank Burns' Tuesday with his dehorning chute and made all of Frank's cattle mullet. This is the best kind of weather for that kind of work. The James Bonham family, who have been having a tussle with the flu, are about all able to sit up now. The Will Bethel family were Cald well visitors Monday. Will Obermeyer is threshing his bean crop this week. (Too late for lust week ) The holidays passed off rather qui etly in these parts, most of the people staying close at home on account of the flu epidemic. A long-looked-for letter came to Dtvis Hunter on Christ Mr. and M mas day and brought them real joy, a« it came from their son Floyd over He reports that he is feeling: fine and marching through Grmany. This was the first new» they had had two months and was a from him real Christmas gift. The families of Elmer and Frank Newman all have the flu. Floyd Groat and wife spent Christ mas week at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Will Burns Two children of James Bonham • re sick with the flu. George Sprague, wife and daughter took New Year's dinner with Mrs. Moudy. Our school has been closed since Monday evening on account of the flu. Tha sad news of the death of D. Saaaar spread over the wire* Monday morning. He passed sway at the home of his parents in Caldwell about midnight Sunday, from pneumonia, following a case of the flu. He leaves a wife and two small children, besides his father, mother and one half broth er to mourn his loss. NEW PLYMOUTH Scott Stewart and Bill Lunsdrum were dinner guests at the Rose home Christmas. Lou Dietrich is here from Poca tello visiting relatives. The Misses Edith, Nora and Hazel Franklin attended the New Year's dance at Ontario. G. W. Franklin and Tom Patten have gone to Pearl to bring out their horses. LETHA Many of our people are taking ad vantage of this nice freezing weather and preparing, by putting up quanti tie* of ice, to keep things cool next summer. R. L. ltattan has built a commodions Ice bourn and l'omeroy, Bott and him self have filled it together. They have .'10 tons well sheltered, some of it being 111 inches thick. Dan Hansen is suffering with the flu this week. The school trustees met in special session to transact necessary business connected with the special election be held Jan. 18 to vote on the change of site for the schonlhouse. proposed to have the Letha. Mrs. Karl Kiser visited Mrs. Battan Tuesday and Mrs. Carl Kiser Wednes day. It new site On account of the low attendance at school and the fact that there were a number of cases of influenza in our m ighhorhood, the teachers, Mrs. Shane and Miss Bowers, volunteered to take a month's vacation without pay, honing that by Feb. 1 the epi demic will have run its course and the sick ones he able to return to school and the well ones not be afraid to attend. This disposition on the part of the teachers to bear their share of the disadvantages the schools have ex perienced is certainly appreciated by the school board and the patrons of District 4. It is hoped by using every precaution now, by Feb. 1 we may re sume our school work and continue up to the first of June. Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Sawyer and in fant son are all victims of the in fluenza. They are being cared for by Mrs. Sawyer's sister, who recently arrived from Minnesota to make the acquaintance of the babe. The brave little girl has her hands full and sym pathetic neighbors are doing all they can to aid her. Mr. and Mrs. I). McMillan are leav ing today (Thursday) for San Fran cisco, where they will make their home. They have spent the past ten days visiting umong their many friends before their departure. Mrs. McMillan was a guest at the Guthrie home since Monday evening return ing to Emmett Wednesday evening. On Thursday she will go to Nampa, j where she w ill meet Mr. McMillan, J who has been in Boise for several! days, and together they will contin ue their journey. We regret the de ; purture of these genial neighbors, hut the fact that we know the attachment they feel for the Payette valley makes us hopeful of their return some day. Influenza has invaded the Robt. Ho ward home and several mumbers of the family are ill. R. B. Wentworth came home Mon day from the Sisler ditch camp. He was fortunately one of those who did not take the Flu. F. S. Blaser also came home from the ditch camp a few days ago. Mr*. Spaulding was a caller at the Guthrie home Wednesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Pass and family moved last week to the Spratt place near the brick achoolhouse. The Big 4 is in charge of Ed Beutler, who with : his wife and infant son took poases | sion last week. Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Young and Dim ! ily are preparing to move to a ranch I in Boise valley in the near future. We I are sorry to lose this estimable fam ily. N. I). Wentworth, who has been quite ill, is able to be about again. Nearly all our farmers have taken advantage of tlje cold weather and stored a goodly supply of ice for summer's use. SOUTH SLOPE By Mrs. C. W. Cook Now that the Slope people have been generally attacked by the flu they are spending their time indoors getting rid of it as fast as they can. The Will Tucker and Ed Tyler fam ilies are doing nicely and able to be around. Several members in the Warden household are convalescent. Miss Gertrude McSparran is recov ering from pneumonia. The Slope ranchers have put up their usual supply of ice from the Co-operative ditch. It seems to be a good thickness and exceptionally clear. The Canyon canal has closed down two of its work camps until the weather shall have moderated. Henry Harpt left for Barber this week to work in the mills for the next two months. Mrs. Ed Modin spent Wednesday with Mrs. Bert Wright. Miss Exia visited Mrs. Stinson Tuesday. Miss Irene Jensen is spending this week at home, her school being closed on account of quarantine. The Slope people are very solicitous for Duncan Hunter and sincerely hope for his recovery. Mr. Kitching of Boise is making a tour of the valley in the interest of the live and emthusiastic farmers movement. He is a gentleman of pleasing address, well read and thoroughly adapted to the line of work he is doing. Mr. Kitching ip_ having splendid success in taking voluntary subscriptions for the new daily. Earl Modin wrote his folks from to is Belgium that they are on the move He was emjoying good health again. and getting to see a good deal of the world. MONTOUR By Mrs. R. E. Noland ' H Mis. Lew Idle, who was taken from Krr to the Hot springs last week suf ^Bring with heart t.-auble, is reported Hiproving nicely. , H Mrs. Cronk, a niece of Mrs, ÄfcRob BU, died at the ditch camp Sunday ^■ght. The remains were taken to ^Midvale for burial. H The family and brother of Ford Hostie are getting over an attack of ^Efluenza. H Corp. Dean F. Palmer came home Hksterday from a training camp in Hpxnz to spend a few days visiting Hi folks. Dean enlisted a year ago laid May. Mr. and Mrs. Palmer wt*re made very happy the 2nd by a letter from their sou Harley, whom they had not heard from for five months. He is well, but expects to stay in France some little time yet. J. S. Robinson, who is employed at the dam, is getting to be quite an efficient nurse. He is at present tak ing are of the Clark Cox family, who are down with the influenza. Orville McConnell is doing a good business trapping coyotes, having caught five, Eugene Noland trapped one coyote and the next catch was his faithful dog. Chum, who has car ried his hindfoot in his hand ever since. Miss May Vaughn received a Ger man helmet from Melvin Marker, somewhere in France, which weighs two pounds and fourteen ounces. Mias May left it on the show case at the postofflee so everybody could sec it Melvin Marker ia in the army of oc cupation. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Meier and son Melvin are having their turn with the flu, but all are getting along nicely, Mrs. Charles Vanflet and children culled ut the Turks home Sunday af ternoon. C. M. Kester filled his ice house last week. James CahalHn and Bert Morehouse put up ice with Norman Nelson the first of the week. Abe Hitt returned to Portland Mon day to report for duty, after having spent a short furlough visiting home folks, Boise Monday for u visit with her parents, or up in in the W. UPPER MESA as We the er arc in our can. in to Miss Vera Whitsell came over from Mr. Barthalo and Mr. Haynes loaded a car of baled hay in Emmett the last of last week. Mr. and Mrs. G. G. Ellis called at the Parks home Sunday evening. Carrol Paul and Willma Parks vis ited Sunday evening at the White home. all. •S\:o5 D 1 * r / m V A % '/ ' m, \ 6\U;l U"." 'it,. & D n. wl A iÂ V; -v r. Ms W' fi(A 1,1 m mââ ; m. . ■* ■ m mtr , " m frV ( ft ■h aS mmt Wî m V ■Emm. j mm® - fjfi Y: n /l! : i'i ,ii / S AY, you 11 have a streak of smokeluck that'll put pep-in-jyour-smokemotor, all right, if you'll nng-in with a jimmy pipe or cigarette papers and nail some Prince Albert for packing! appealing all along the smoke line. Men who never before could smoke a pipe and men who've smoked pipes for years all testify to the delight it hands out! P. A. can't bite or parch ! Both are cut out by our exclusive patented process ! Right now while the going's good you get out your old jimmy pipe or the papiers and land on some P. A. for what ails your particular amokeappetite ! id Just between ourselves, you never will wise-up to high-spot smoke-joy until you can call a pipe by its first name, then, to hit the peak-of-ptemure you land square on that two-fisted-man-tobacco, Prince Albert ! Well, sir, you'll be so all-fired happy you'll want to get a photo graph of yourself breezing up phe pike with your smokethrottle wide open! Talk about smoke-sport.' Quality makes Prince Albert so IK iK'., iiTarïi tobacco ia août. Toppy rod bo, a. pound and half pound tin humidors—and stal glass humidor with »pongs cco in such psrfsct condition. Yam huy Primes Alhsrt s tidy rsd tins, hand so ms — that classy, practical pound crys muistsnsr top that hasps ths toia R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Winston-Salem, N. C. tmjrrlfhr '.til R J. :-icjiboi4s •f CENTRAL MESA Regina Conrad Henry Conrad has been in bed with the- rheumatism several days this wteek. Otto Wilhelm . is now threshing clover for Mr. Sherwood. Miss Regina Conrad and Mrs. M. Hereth called at the Graves home Sunday afternoon. The Fulgham and Wallace families are having their siege of the flu. Mrs. Burdell ia helping take care of them, Mrs. Bayston is on the sick list this week and is unable to teach school. Mrs. B. L. Limbaugh called at the Schoening home Wednesday. Mrs. Guy Reynolds spent several days of last week visiting at the Hen ry Luhr home. The Johns family are ill with the Spanish Influenza. A. L. Haynes received a beautiful Victrola from Mr. and Mia. Ernest Haynes. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Kraus and family were callers at the F. C. Schadt home Sunday afternoon. Jake Conrad, F. C. Schadt, L. M. Crozer and Richard Kraus are busy filling their ice house this week. Mr. and Mrs. Conrad and family and Mrs. J. M. Hereth called at the Kraus home Friday evening. Pauline Duborko of New Plymouth, and William Marteris of American Falls were bench visitors several dayd of last week. Mr. Wallace and Wilmer Buck, who have been working on the canal, also have the flu. The writer that forgot to sign her name to the Central Mesa items the last two times is either ashamed of herself Or has a bad conscience. Madames Kraus, Hereth, Conrad, Almsted, Kingston and Reynolds and Misses Pauline Durborko and Regina and Clara Conrad were present at a quilting party ut the Henry Luhr home Friday. Nazarene Church Notes It takes something like an epidemic or quarantine to keep holy people from assembling together and when temporarly hindered God will make up to them those precious blessings j in other means of grace. We rejoice j in our pastoral visitation to fin^j the , saints rejoicing in the Lord and stack ing practical ways to show their love ■ for Him. l,et us earnestly pray that i the plague may be removed soom— W. H. Parker. Pastor. Baptist Notes No church services next Sunday, [ the Flu epidemic still continues. , We can hardly expect to reopen before the 19th. Now is the time we need to keep | close to God anii be much in prayer, i remember the sick in pray- j to God for their recovery. It you ; arc stricken look up to him in trust and faith. Let us not be frightened, but confidence bear with what comes our way, and do whatever service we can. We can safely lean upon our God these days of anxiety. Remember read his word also. It has a mes sage of good cheer and uplift for us all. Protect Your Family At this time when so many lives are being taken by the Spanish Influenza, it is the duty of every man to protect his fam ily. It can be done very easily by securing a policy with the MUTUAL LIFE INSUR ANCE CO. OF NEW YORK. Get in touch with F. R. CHAPIN, local agent, and secure this protection at once. Tomorrow may be too late. FOR AN APPOINTMENT PHONE 32-J FRANK R. CHAPIN Emmett, Idaho. Presbyterian Church Notes. Lessons for January 12: Sabbath school— "Moses, the leader of Israel, Exod. 3:1-12. Training for leader snip. . Christian Endeavor—Topic, I ne Practice of Kindliness," Gen. 4o:l-15. In connection with the topic also read I Cor., 13th chap. Church open between 10 and 11 o'clock for those who desire papers. —James Adams, Minister. Candidates for the Jnpanese parlla ment must he thirty years old at least, Members are allowed a salary of about Creosoted railroad trestles are more nearly fireproof than those built of un preserved timber, ss their sound stir face« do not retain stray «parks. Candidates in Japan. $1.000 a year. Creosoted Trsstlaa ths Safest. Jeff Say, < ö a —that he used to think he was getting more for his money by buying a big plug of ordinary to bacco, until he ran across Real Gravely. Now you couldn't make him switch back to the ordinary plug again. Gravely has that good taste that every man wants. It lasts so much longer that you get the tobacco satisfaction you are looking for without extra cost. It lari further — that 'j why you frt the good tuile of thir clou of taboccc without extra cut. PEYTON BRAND Real Gravely Chewing Plug eac/t piece packed in a pouch Old paper« for aala at Tha Index office, 26c par 100, Notice of Sheriff's Sale of Eat rays Notice is hereby given that the sheriff of Gem County, Idaho, will on the 19th day of February, 1919, at 2 o'clock P. M., sell at public auction ; to the highest bidder for cash at the j ranch of James Bell, about two miles ; south of Letha, Idaho, the following j described animals taken up as estrays as provided by chapter 192 Session Laws of Idaho, for 1911, said animals I being described as follows, to-wit: i One blace mare about 12 years old ; weight about 1150 pounds, branded i with S on left shoulder, has four white j feet, is shod in front, has white spot ! in forehead and foretop is cut. ; One bay horse weight about 1300, about 14 years old, small white spot in forehead, foretop cut, is shod all around, branded E on left shoulder, Dated this 8th day of January, 1919. i DAVE NICHOLS, Sheriff.