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_ . , . _ . , wring is here. From the secludsd spots under the house and the adjac ent peddles com* the hoarse croak logs of frog friends a* they Ulte their musical Instruments out of their win teFa packings and start tuning up. ÏVom the back lot* arises a bedlam or noises coming from the shrill throate of a medley aggregation of young Americans trying to decide whethar this group or that group bush leaguers are going to be the world's champions. Upon the morn te our nostrils freak egg. Old Towser lays comfort akly sleeping in some warm spot un til aroused from dreamland by the rattle of a tin Henry; teeing this au parities ha immediately imagine* he need* exercise and springs In swift partait. Joyously barking faia triumph that he ha* driven it from his slum bertng haunts. From open kitchen doors aro caught glimpses of bright calicos, and out on the warm air floats anutchea of various songs. The weep ing willows take on their new spring dit breeau ia wafted tha fraah, sweat small of newly turned earth as the plowmen wend their way back and forth aeroaa tha stubble fie Me. Our ayes behold the cows ly ing peacefully in tha groaning mea dows, comfortably chewing thair cuds undar tha bright warmth of su nah me From tha bans and outbuildings Ultra is an incessant cackle of biddy telling tha world she has laid another nice ing willows take on their new spring garments, other trees are preparing their trousseaus for tha great wedding day when earth and sky weds into one long sublime June day. But this via ion fades apd in its place arises the a pert re» of want, misery, and disease and as ws cast aside tha daily paper with great black headlines telling of murder, graft, crime and plague to haaten to our dally tasks, we wish that we could have the power, if only for an hour, to change this old world from lta ru»~and send it onward on a smooth, even highway of existence, whera time might be found to look aside I» the byways and lanes, mea dowa, woodlota and mountains to see nature in all ita glory and all its rich correspondent has lust recov erod sufficinetly from about three days of having the "fluhendwaya" to be able to expand once more and draw in a daep breath of relief. We had to have ft to be In style so wished a mild form on ourselves. It ia all and more, too, than the Bramwell Farmer «■id he experienced or Brownlee chroniclea. We wish every one an Immediate recovery who has a spell, for we can now sympathize first hand with them. By the way. Friend Bramwell, what brand of alkali water do you imbibe of to so often hurst into flowery lan guage. We would feel greatly honor ed U you would some day expose to " Spray Materials SPRAY MATERIALS—Now is the time to place your or ders for spray materials of which we handle only the good reliable brands that properly applied will insure you of proper results. We are always pleased to figure out your needs. SULPHATE OF AMMONIA—Is the one fertilizer essen tial to the soil needed to put your trees in shape for a good strong bloom, heavy foliage and mature a crop of large, well colored fruit. The cost of this fertilizer will be returned many times in the results obtained. FRIEND SPRAYERS—We are agents for this line of sprayers which have no peer in simplicity of construc tion, high pressure and durability. Prices right and al ways glad to demonstrate. Call phone 202 for further information and prices. Gem Fruit Union GUY a DAYTON, Manager -—TR1- ■WNCMisrt* ^ rroai A Guarantee of Value is given with every John Deqre implement sold at this store. John Deere Manure Spreaders will keep the fertility of your soil. It pays. For Service and Quality Use JOHN DEERE PLOWS, VAN BRUNT DRILLS, DISC, SPRING and PEG TOOTH HARROWS Agents for Bean Sprayers Implements Are Reduced in Price White-Cammerer Hdw. Co. tub fV/KCJf£ST£R stori Emmett, Idaho Phone 201 W1» have so often in the past months told about ths young folks „ tending the dances at Modins that doubt you hare come to look upon this as an established institution, and you are most assuredly correct in | this regard, for the young people have come to look upon this event as an ! everlasting stronghold against gloom. I They gathered under Ed Modin's ] parental roof laat Saturday evening j .„d waltzed away the hours to the many selections played by Irl Thomas of|»nd accompanist Ray Modln, how «ver, had the misfortune to miss a hair cut in the crowd's haste to ar rive at the dance. How was that? Why, he run a wagon for the conven ience of those who tripped the light fantastic and Kay was about five or behind yet on the bar ber'* chair when they shouted all aboard and he had to go or walk. Every one had a good time and the lighta were sure scrumptuous. law started work for the Earl Fruit Co. on their Waatlak. ranch Monday morning. Irl, with Wallace Cannon and several others, art sehe duled to dig aom« 2600 fruit tree hole* which will be dug four feet square. This company will also sat out a for merly unoccupied twenty to trees. Mr. Scott, the foreman, will see that the boys do not break a.iy handles out of their shovels. Mrs. Oscar Ivie it reported sick w |th a touch of the "Du". We hope at no eix numbers Irl that it does not stay any longer than mine did. Lake Ivie is back from Parma and brought back some broncs with him. He and Karl Coonrod delivered a horse to Alex Cruickshank «nndsy. Key Modln is a Boise visitor this week. We wondered for some time w hy he goes to Boise every once in , while, but we feel that we have at j,,* unravelled the mystery. Now W e are wondering how long he will continue to go until he brings her back with him sometime to save jit ney fare. Howard Harper states he will at tempt the experiment with head let tuce this season. He has started his ge «d t^j on some fine ground east of tiia apple orchard. Louis Alsager, Sr., was struck by Georire Fenton, driving the Hartley p or d last Monday. It shook him up pretty badly and twisted his leg a little out of place, but aside from that no serious bruises will result. The accident occurred at the former nr. Greene corner, now occupied by the Heck family, and resulted from Mr. Alsager stepping down off a 8pray tank when Mr. Fenton was tra ve |i ne by and did not have opportun j» v i n the brief space to stop without striking him. It is very fortunate for ail parties concerned that it was nut more serious. » Four horse teams çan be seen most any day in the Harper Emery Ry nearson or O. Seetin fielda. plowihg, tawll.* .nd —ding for «prin, R ed McProud and hi* rad tractor, with the trailing road graders, ha* bacn out our way tearing off the milea of toad with lightning rapidity to what it used to be. Red site hi* perch well in the cupalo of the gunboat, just as big as any skipper on the high seas Owing to the everlasting spring rush and spring fever we ate rather overworked this week in getting out regular supply of hot air, so will have to excuse us until we our you are rested up a little or install a wire less telephone to pack around in our pocket while we plow, grub stumps, clean ditch, fix fence and a thousand and one other odds a fellow has to look after to keep the old mar's go ing. Still they tell you country life is a charm. I wonder how they get that way. , , „ „ " ,rch 26— Charles and Jams* Mc Nutt were trading in Emmett Friday Mrg - Mathis was shopping in Emmett Friday, », Mr - * nd Mra - Chari» Kingman and Mrg - sh ** r « r c ** le 1 d 1 tha , McNutt and Smith home briday evening, ™ ri - Talbot was in Emmett Friday, Ernest Snyder was an Emmett visi tor Saturday. The entertainment, box supper, and BUTTE The entertainment, box supper, and dance given at the school house Sat urday evening, was well attended and * n enjoyable time Ib reported. The recitations by the children were thoroughly enjoyed, and the dialogues given by the adults were well render erf . and caused lots of merriment. Joe Hanson and Harry Knox acted as auc tioneers In disposing of the boxes, The bidding was spirited and the boxes brought good prices. Fifty five dollars being realized from the sale of same, which amount is to be ap pli«d the purchase of an organ for th , e , school . Hot «offee was served with the lunch, and it sure hit the ri E ht spot. The P" tte residents pres ent were Mr. and Mrs. Albert Martin and children, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Han son Bn< l children, Mr. and Mrs. Fred . far î lil ï' . Mr :, and , M Z?' Adam Klingback, John, Max, and El ^on, Mr. ® n( * Mrs. Oliver Phillips and children Ernest Snyder and children, Mr. and Mrs. John Mathia and family, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Boren and children, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Talbot and fam >ly, Mr. and Mrs. Charles McNutt and Mildred, Mrs. Mabel Smith and Char le» and Miss Alleen McProud. Those present from the bench were Mr. Par ri»h, Harry Knox, Al Marler, George Marler, Mr. Reed, Surber Bros. Mr. and Mrs. Ray, Sidney Douglas, El mer McPoud, Jean Sproat, Bertha Ad kins, Loree Mel roud, Cecelia and Nel |f P ° furnlshed the music for the dancers, Loreeand Elmer McProud came up to the McNutt and Smith ranch Sat jrdjj at the schoolhouse Saturday evening. Emmett Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Ray, living at the company ranch, spent Saturday night he Fred Fowler home. Mrs. Fred Fowler and Marie called at the McNutt and Smith home Sun day afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Adam Klingback and children went to Emmett Monday. Mrs. Charlie Kingman and Mrs. Shearer were shopping in Emmett Monday. Luther Phillips and Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Mayfield went to Emmett Mon Èrnest Snyder called at the McNutt and Smith ranch Sunday afternoon. Alice Talbot met with quite a pain ful accident while riding home from school Monday evening. The saddle turned, throwing her to the ground injuring her wrist quite severely and causing a dislocation at the elbow. Adam Klingback called at the John Mathis home Tuesday Mrs. Joe Hanson called at the Mc Nutt and Smith home Tuesday after noon. Mrs. May Talbot went to Emmett Tuesday. James and Charles McNutt hauled a load of s» raw to the Fred Fowler ranch Tuesday morning. Mrs. May Talbot went to Emmett Wednesday to visit her daughter, Alice, who is staying at the Dr. Judd home since her accident. Mrs. Shearer and Mrs. Sadie King man spent the day Thursday at the McNutt and Smith home. Aileen McProud called at the Fow ler home Thursday. Marie Fowler called at the McNutt home Thursday morning. at t da afternoon. SWEET More rain and more flu! How ap propriate were the poetic efforts of the Brownlee correspondent and the Bramwell Farmer last week. We doff our hats in admiration of their genius, so suitable for the occasion, as Uncle Josh would say. Mrs. Ed Davis has been quite ill with the flu the past few days. Rhoda Green has been visiting at the Tort) Chaffin home at Star the past week. Gene Honey spent Sunday at Beit Cox's. Mrs. Charles Jensen's mother quite ill at the Jensen home. Cooper McMillan visited school last Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Francis Albin were visitors at the Ward Smith home on Wednesday of last week. Gilbert Talleys were Sunday dinner guests at the Lloyd Cox home in Mon tour. Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Riggers and baby and Mrs. Parley Yergensen and children were Sunday dinner gueats at the Bert Cox home. Miss Hazel 'iurner and Grant Jen sen were school visitors on Thursday Miss Turner completed her term of school in the district above Sweet laat week. Little Billy Cox of Montour spent last week at his uncle's, Mr. and Mrs. Owen Dix. Parley Yergensen was a business visitor at Emmett the latter part of the week Bert Coxs went to Montour Tuesday to meet Mr. and Mrs. Clark Cox and son, who returned from Emmett, where Clark had been under the doc is tor's ear* fur the past week or more. Ward Smith ia convalescing r the flu after being confined to bed several days. Clarence Beans are moving to his father's ranch up by the flour mill. His father, Mr. Bean, Sr., moved the Ramey ranch. Charles Vahlberg has moved to his father's ranch on the Ola road. Harry Murtin and family have moved onto C hartes' rai.ch across the creek. Ting-a-Iing-ling! Did the telephone ring? Yes, Indeed! Is this the dent from Sweet? I'm an Emmett paper, Or both for that matter, I read of a contest in which I wish to compete. Down at Montour, At Palmer's, I'm sure, Is a little Buff Leghorn that would cackle and crow. "For," she said, "There at Sweet, I've that Black Minorca beat." And proceeded to deposit an egg for to show. from tor correspon Now I'm But I wish to relate That I've done my "durndest" to help keep in the lead. With an egg eight by ten, (I'm a little Bantam hen,) I've broken the record, oh, yes, ini deed!" Up here at Sweet They raise turkeys and wheat, ' And the Bantams lay eggs as large as a melon. It's hard to surmise The enormous size, But my master, P. Yergensen, will vouch for what I'm tellin.' " Join the contest! Who has this beat ? Let's hear from other record breakers, but please don't stretch it too large. BROWNLEE We have been having some fine spring weather. The snow is nearly all gone and we are not sorry. Albert Beckman hauled a load of to Sweet Saturday for Lawsen hay Hill. Harry Woods took John Hurst up to his ranch ney Ola Friday. Mr. Hurst will live there this summer. Mrs. Abel and family moved onto their own ranch last week. Mr. Hubs, our new neighbor, bought several good milk cows from Loyd Cox of Montour last week. The Ebb Biggers family visited in Lower Brownlee Sunday. Herbert Spencer was a caller Sweet Saturday. Clark Cox, who has been in-Emmett for several days under Dr. Byrd's care is expected home in a few days. He will stop for a few days at his broth er Bert Cox's before returning home. Mrs. Clifford and the Goins child ren were visitors at the Dave Big gers home on Sunday. The Lower Brownlee school started Monday after a two weeks' vacation ■ at on account of the flu. The Bert Patterson family moved to Sweet Friday. Amos Woods helped them to move their household goods. Mrs. B. Seetin visited at the Figart home near Liberty Friday afternoon, j Mrs. Seetin got eggs from Mrs. Fi gart to set her incubator. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Woods and j Irma visited at the Beckman home : Sunday afternoon. A 7'4-lb. girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Shelly at the Emmett hospital Sunday evening. Several of the farmers are having to buy hay on account of the late spring. Mrs. Amos Woods visited with her parents last Wednesday. Mrs. Abel spent Friday night with her sister, Mrs. B. Seetin. We hear there are several cases of flu at Sweet. We don't see how they escaped as long as they did, with Brownlee blowing her flusey breath from one side and Montour from the other. The flu in these parts is a thing of the past and everybody is able to be up and at work again. Mr. and Mrs. B. Seetin visited at the Amos Woods home Sunday. Mrs. Clifford was a visitor at the C. C. Mansen home Thursday. I ■ DISTRICT NO. 10 Mrs. Wallace, Mrs. Riggs and Da vid Kesgard were business callers at the Atkins home Monday evening. A. E. Pomeroy went to town Tues day. Josephine Wilson visited her par Mr. and Mrs. A1 Wilson Satur ents day and Sunday. William Burns. Jr., had the misfor tune to injure his hand last Friday while playing ball. A. A. Hagy was in town Saturday. ANNOUNCEMENTS Euimettaville Lodge I. O. O. F. Regular meetings are held Monday night of each week, beginning at 7:30. Visiting brethren invited. A. L. HETHERINGTON, N. G. H. HAYLOR, Secretary. R. B. AYERS Attorney and Counselor PRACTICE IN ALL COURTS Room 7, Bank of Emmett Bldg. Emmett, Idaho Stationery at The Index office. DAN W. WOODY Emmett Dray and Livery Co. I do a General Dray and Livery Business. . Headquarters at DeMas ters' Barn. Phone 262. ' or Him 11 11 ' ■ 'jemmE # Cap. ' »L " C O QOO ' J ' * re i / 4 /.-. ' ri- iV.V/ •>.» ÏYL rtArt A L'W i'A V / - -« AHf, */L«- Afif'HtL'Art. •/ A V '5 Something to Think About Where will you be at 65? Statistics show that out of 100 average healthy men at the age of 25: 36 will be dead at 65. 1 will be rich. 4 will be wealthy. 5 will be supporting themselves by work. 64 will be dependent on friends, relatives or charity. The man or woman who saves in their twenties, thir ties and forties are not failures in their sixties. FIRST NATIONAL BANK Hawkins Hardware Co. P. and O. Plows International Spring-tooth Harrows Disk Harrows Peg-tooth Harrows McCormick Mowers The Best Farm Machinery, the Best Hardware and the Best Prices Hawkins Hardware Co. Corner Grocery Home of Good Eats" Fresh Vegetables, Fruits and Nuts SO MANY TRADE HERE SO MANY PHONE ORDERS SO MANY MAIL ORDERS SO MANY SEND BY FRIENDS They are after that Big 5% discount for cash 44 «4 SEE WHAT CASH WILL BUY W. W. WILKERSON, Proprietor 99 Phone 160 Auto Delivery PALACE MEAT MARKET FRESH AND CURED MEATS Sausage, Lard, Chickens Fresh Fish Every Thursday and Friday JDghaat Market Price Paid for Hides and Pelts Auto Delivery Phone 160 « i » Whatever there In good la Tobaccos, Ognn and Cigarette* we carry. POOL AND BILLIARDS Confectionery and Soft Drinks Make ear cozy place yoor dob house, and meet yoor friends here Yon are as welcoma as May flowers. THE BRUNS WICK, CIGAR STORE THS BUSY PLACE * « • r . Hogs Poultry Veal Idaho shippers can get more money for their produce in Portland than they dan at home. Write for prices. PAGE & SON 40 Yean in Business. Portland, Ore.