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NEWS OP GEM COUNTY
By The ladek'« Correspondents r~ HANNA Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Cook motore<l over from Boise Friday morning look ing over their bench property. A goodly number from our vicinity were helping with the ditch work last Saturday. Mrs. Wayman, Miss Josephine and John Fog at« dinner Sunday at R. B Wentworths. Neddie Rosa, who was run over by n ear in N«w Plymouth the Fourth, is Ma own buay little self again. Very fortunately it was only a painful and not a serious accident. Mr. and Mrs. J. I. Guthrie and children and Mrs. Wayman and Jose phine were Sunday evening callers at the St Clair Guthrie home. Mr. and Mrs. Alien Thompson call ed at B. R. Johnson's Sunday even teg. Mrs. Frank Norwood, Mias Inez Norwood and Kenneth spent several days at th« W. L. Norwood home this m Week. • Mrs. Wm. Cote is enjoying a visit with her sister, who arrived several day* ago. Mr. and Mr*. W. H. Sister and Miss Ruth Bosteder were caller* at R. B. Wentworth's Monday evening. CENTRAL MESA Mr*. Emory Rynearson and child ren were Sunday dinner guests at the Wade Hunter home. Mr*. Jesse Buzzard and Maude •pent Wednesday evening with Mrs. Ward Fuller. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Rogers and children were Wiednesday evening vis itors at the Waiter Gorman home. Mrs. E. M. Williams spent ovor Sunday with her sister, Mrs. George Martin. Mr. and Mrs. Wheeler of Meridian were Sunday visitors ft the Fred Hereth home. George Davidson and family were fishing at tha river Sunday. Mr. Hankins finished painting the house on the Trowbridge place Wed nesday. Ernest Kroush and Mercedes Bush wood were married Saturday, July 16 Mrs. George Martin had the mis fortune to sprain her ankle Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Jett Hill, Mrs. W. E. Hill, Mr. and Mrs. Mat Bilbrey and Iline and Esmond Kroush and Mar garet Mackey were Sunday dinner guests at the Alex Brushwood home. The dinner was in honor of the new Here's Your Chance to Buy Any Dress Straw Hat in the store At Half Price This includes every dress straw we have—Sailors, Bankoks, Ballilucks, Panamas, Tayos, etc. ber just HALF FORMER PRICE. Remem E» C. Keith & Son FOR SALE Davenport, genuine leather, large size. Crown piano, mahagony. Solid oak, library table. 1 dining table. Large White Frost ice box, with water cooler. 1 Velvet rug, 9x12. rugs, 27x54 inches. 1 brass bed. 1 kitchen table. 1 Axminster rug 6x9. 2 small 1 bed room suite, walnut, bed, dresser, dressing table and chiffoner. Electric washing machine. electric reading lamp. Singer Sewing machine Fruit jars, dishes and other articles. Electric iron. Brass Ç. W. O'Connor Phone 223. 607 North Washington St. ly-weds, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Kroush. The U. A. club met at the Loe Reed ho "[ ie C. H. Wh.Uell and wife and their ! were Boise visitors Thurs I Mrs. Ernest Kroush is spending a few days with her sister, Mrs. Jett Hill. Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Buzzard and Maude were Sunday afternoon call ers at the Fred Rogers home. LETHA A. E. Pomeroy was in Emmett, commissioners' Monday attending meeting. R. L. Battan has a new delivery truck. Mtllsr A Stark looked after their bees here Thursday of last week and Wednesday of this. John Leichty and son returned Sat urday from their fishing trip. They got some fine trout, but it was too early for salmon. Mary and Nina Yontsler were quite ill Friday and Saturday but are re covered now. The Ed Bott family celebrated Leona's sixth birthday with a picnic in the timber Sunday. The Henderson, Kiggins, D. F. Bott and Pitta families enjoyed their hospitality. J. L. Applegate and family attend ed the picnic and ball game at the Mills home Sunday. Geo. Ewing went to Emmett Tues day morning to report the telephone line was out of commission, suppos edly because of the wind storm of the night before. R. L. Rattan and family went to New Plymouth Sunday, where they took in Mr. and Mrs. Hinchliff and went to the island for a picnic dinner and outing. J. L. Applegate returned Saturday evening from his vacation trip. Mrs. A. E. Pomeroy spent most of last week in Emmett at Dr. Pollys. Jay Barnett and family moved back to the farm last week. resulted recover. The work on the bridge is progress ing rapidly. Saturday part of the false work gave way and precipitat ed the workman and tools into the Aside from a bath, which any river. one could stand this weather no hat" tho the tools were hard to % HAW CREEK The U. A. club meets this afternoon (Thursday) with Mr*. J. Loe Reed. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Ferlin g spent Sun day Bt the Joy home on the Slope. Mrs. E. Jennyson and children spent' Saturday evening at the Frartcis home. James Stippich and family came down from Midvale Sunday to visit at the Sanders-Reed home for some time. C. M. Buster and family spent Sun day on the bench. Mrs. Linn Preble and children spent the week end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Graham. Walter Francis has helped W. H. Shane and O. E. Ayres in the hay this week. Recent word received from Mrs. W B. Morris states that she U getting better frorrf a severely sprained knee. She does not expect to walk for some time yet. Mrs. O. E. Ayres and sister, Miss Grace Strang, called at the Jim Strang home one day last week. The second hay harvest is in fui' swing on Haw creek this week. Mother Sanders and Mrs. Jim Stip pich and children spent Tuesday even ing at the Jay Sanders home. Mrs. Frank Senders and children were out riding with Mrs. E. Tenny son Tuesday afternoon. C. J. Bullard and family and Frank Sanders and family motored over the bench Sunday sightseeing. E. Tennyson and son Albert return ed Tuesday from a 12 day's trip to the mountains looking after their sheep. Mrs. Jerome Reed and Mrs. Jim Stippich were shopping in Emmett Wiednesday. BISSELL CREEK Mrs. Will King and children spent Saturday and Sunday at the E. 0 Bosteder home. Warner Head and family and R. Brubaker and family motored to Pay ette Sunday afternoon and were vis itors at the Marvin Albert home there Mr. and Mrs. Joe Heilig and daugh ter of Sheridan, Wyo., are guests at the S. A. Russell home this week. Idella and Ora Limbaugh, May, Grace and Essie Smith, Jenny Little apd Roderick Lewis were picnicing in the hills Sunday. E. O. Bosteder and wife and Jack Soran were Boise visitors from Wed nesday till Friday. Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Smith and Gladys were Sunday visitors at the L. G. Jordan home. S. A. Russell and wife and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hellis and daughter visitors at the Walter Gorman home home Sunday. we A-fishing They Go. The hankering for a mess of cat fish—mud or channel—beenme so pressing to Cub and "Bony" (Bona parte) Moulton and Charlie Gam age that they could no longer re sist it, and they, with Mart Clopton's younger son, left this morning Buttermilk slough, near Payette, to try thAr luck, leave early, but the stocking of the commissary was such a big task they did not get away until 9 o'clock. The grub box filled the back end of the car (they expect to stay one day only). They also had a bulging suit case labeled "Bait" and it was live bait, too, for one could hear said bait for They expected to gurgling with hilarity whenever the receptacle was moved, and a hand grip containing face powder, cold cream, and other toilet accessories. Also one perfectly able bodied fiddle. The three men are from Missouri and know the habits of the festive catfish, never fail to bring home a big catch. Their taking of a fiddle reveals the secret. Their procedure is as follows: Cub sits on the bank of the stream where the catfish abide. On the fid dle he leads off with the Reveille, when the "cats" spring into line and come to attention. They Then Sousa's grand march peals forth and the pro cession starts. This is followed by the "Arkansaw Traveler," and "Tur key in the Hay. switches to "How Dry I Am. that impressive tune floats upon the ambient air, "Bony" appears with the suitcase labeled "Bait"' places it on the bank in plain sight, and as the long line of "cats ' nears the water's edge, the music changes to a fox trot and out they Then the music As Then Bony and Charlie get behind the school drive them into a stockade while Cub plays "Gypped, by Gosh." There'll be a catfish fry tomorrow night in the eastern part of town come. and Cost of Few of us a Ppund of Honey. hat h pound of ho produce over honey. 000 'Ill 17.0 till ,v means to the bees To make It. pound of cl the neoti! and to do this re to the hlos nee« must take J clover blossoms ; quires » 0.000 visits «oms by the bees, order to collect enough nectar to make one pound of honey, a nee must go from hive to flower and back agitin 2,750,000 times. In other orris. In P*Q*n Creed Concerning Fire. That Bre and water nre the habita tions of spirits Is perhaps a universal article bf the pagan creed, ered ever-burning hearth Bre was. In primitive days reckoned the «pedal abode of the household gods: It was, therefore, considered dangerous to give a stranger a burning brand. The sa i | . A BavttSS VAA.V) j MICKIE SAYS— WUO OOtSVfT > ADWEtmSt ATTRACTS ABOUT AS ►AOCM ATTEMTXC'A AROUViO TDWW Aß A 4WVJRCU Ç.ELL VNOOLD j VjYTVtOUT A CLAPPER. \ \ ifÿ' A en> iS -(tw *<0 Tr' -t\AC gtRMtees v. MESSAGE TO HER PUPILS Mias Shanklin Writes to Her Little Friends from Denver. From far-off Denver, where she is spending her vacation, Miss Jean Shanklin, teacher of the primary grade in the city schools, sends a mes sage of love to her little friends thru The Index. Miss Shanklin, in a note j to the editor says: "I am having a very pleasant and interesting vaca tion, but will be ready for school work when the time comes, though this is a delightful city in which to spend one's life, for like the city of Jerusalem it is glorious for situa tions.'' Her letter follows: "Dear little People:—When school had almost closed, many of you ask ed me to write to you when I had nothing to do in the long vacation, and I promised I would di so, but you see I'm writing to you ail in one big letter, for I think it a bei .er way, and then you will feel I'm thinking of you all at the very same time. "You dear little friends, you have been in my mind so often since May 27, the day we said good-bye, and you all walked off so quiet and still each holding up the star-spangled flag I I felt very lor.ely when gave you. you were all out of sight, and sorry to think we cannot live together was sorry we cannot live together again. "I turned from the window and look ed at the empty desks each i f you had called your school home for nine long months, and the old elodk that had ticked off so many happy busy hourse for us seemed to say 'They are gone; they are gone from you.' Then I, too, walked away and soon aftc left dear old Wardwell and afterwards I came to this beautiful city of Den ver where I am spending my vacation, but shall be back in Emmett when it is time for school to open, and then I hope to see you every one. Though you ail will be in another room, still we can see each other now and then. "I hope you all spent a fine big Fourth of July and hung up your lit tle flags that we sang with and used so often in school. We werd to have had a great grand time here with music and fireworks, but the day was full of clouds and storm and people were glad to stay in doors. "You must not forget to study the Sweet Pea reader, and not just the reading, but all the spelling words, particularly such as apple, squirrel, cocoon and caterpillar and yellow and sunflower are not easy words for every little boyvand girl. "But I must close now, hop ing that you all are having a good play time, but you must work too, as that -»dll make you feel better and stronger. some, "Good-bye to all. Think of me and I'll think of you. Very tenderly, I remain, JEAN L. SHANKLIN, 2715 Elizabeth St., Denver, Colo. other Big Wheat Yields. Phenomenal yields of wheat and «rain are reported from the bench. One instance is especially noteworthy because the land produc ed an almost equal yield last year. It is the farm of Emmett Cooper on the lower bench. The crop is conserva tively estimated at 45 bushels per acre. Attention Moose. All Moose and their families are in vited to attend a dancing party Dewey's Grove on Friday evening, July 29. Good music and refresh ments.—Committee. at To Place a Ladder. Experiments to determine the angle which a ladder should be placed to secure the msxlmnm degree of safety for those using It hnve shown that the angle of 75 degrees Is the best, what ever the height of the ladder.—Brook lyn Eagle. ut Remodeling Sale Getting ready to remodel our store to make room for new lines of goods which we will add to our stock. This requires space, and our present stock must keep moving out fast off on Crockery, Fancy China ware, Glassware, Etc. 33 % off on Enamelware and Kitchen 33 % ware. Heavy tin, quart size, Army Cup. 20c U. S. Army heavy leather cartridge belts, great for fishing tackle, spark plugs and a great many other things. 25c Signet Ink, all colors, regular 10c size 6c LePage's Glue, in bottle or tube, regular 20c size. 12c Boys' Sun Hats. 25c Ladies' Handkerchiefs, hemstitched and embroidered, each. 5c Odd pieces of Crockery at. y 2 Off Genuine Palm Leaf Fans, large size. 10c Boys' Unions, B V D style, at. 29c Fruit Jars—Economy Self Sealing— Quarts, per dozen. Half gallons, per dozen.. $ 1.10 $1.35 Candy Specials FRESH CREAMS—Assorted flavors, half pound............ SALTED PEANUTS— half pound...... 15c "10c Emmett Variety Co. Next Door to Bank of Emmett " «r=~irr • * j jt a? 1 <■ Forget Your Trouble! Want an appetite like a ' wolf, good digestion, sound refreshing sleep? Want to get back some of your old-time pep—some of the vim and vigor of youth—come on, let's go fishing! And what about fishing tackle—just a word with you—no use going fishing un less you go right. See us first and get the inside dope on rods and line, reel and hooks and artificial bait. We've got just the right thing for every purpose, and we are NOT charging fancy prices. M. HORTON HAR.DWAILE & GR.OCERJE5 3001 PHONE,£8 - EMMETT. IDAHOfOO Valley Meat Market F. A. Stewart, Proprietor -AH kinds of-- FRESH BEEF, PORK, VEAL AND LAMB of First Class Quality. Cruickshank Building Phone 204 The Ihdex Want Column Brings Quick Sales.