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The Emmett Index
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CURRENT COMMENT
What America Needs
What this country needs is not a
new birth of freedom but the old fash
ioned $2 lower birth.
What this country needs isn't more
liberty but less people who take li
berties with our liberty.
What this country need* is not a
job for every man but a real man for
every job.
What this country needs isn't to
get more taxes from the people but
for the people to get more from the
taxes.
What this country needs is not
more miles of territory, but more
miles to the gallon.
What thi» country needs is more
tractors and less detractors.
What this country needs isn't more
young men making speed but more
young men planting spuds.
What thi* country needs is more
paint on the old place and less paint
on the young face.
What this country needs isn't a
lower interest
u higher interest in work.
editor in a moment of sober
thought says:
"After letting their little daughter
play and decorate her doll with a
glass pin which her father had picked
up ten years ago, the parents learned
the glass was a diamond vauled at
$125.
"A change of thought created an
entirely new atmosphere. A plain j
piece of 'glass' turned out to he n dia
mond. it always was a diamond, hut '
those who had it knew not its vnlue
until some fine pointed it out to them,
and the 'glass' they had had for ten !
years at once took on a new luster |
and interest. The world is full of j
'diamonds which the majority of us !
do not see until one who has prepared
himself to distinquish between the
real and the unreal come* along, and j
then we get excited—all over M j
change of thought. Acres of dia-;
mends are all about us, but we go : ,
, .
racing off in%> unknown parts in
. - „
search of them." .
J ^ CITY is spick and span, well kept,
beautiful, when its individual
homes arc neat and attractive, when
its vacant lota are not eyesores. The
city is a collection of details. If these |
details are neglected, the whole city I
looks slovenly.
A man may think it makes no dif
ference if he is a little careless around
hi* home, if he lets the lawn become
unkempt. If he dumps trash in a va
cant lot. But such carelessness on the
part of one family may ruin an at
tractive block, and one slovenly block
may hurt a whole neighborhood.
Such piatters as cards tacked on
poles, advertising signs on boulevards
and residence neighborhoods, weeds
annd tin cans on vacant lots, may be
small matters in any particular in-1
stance. out when such things
cumulate they make the city look
the heel.
'
pCCAUSE he lived a clean life
"Christy" Mathewson is back
home in Factoryville, I*a., today al
most restored to health. He may
have to return to the Adirondack
for a time to complete the cure, but
he has conquered in the battle
against the dread disease, tuberculo
sis.
Never in all the years when he was
the idol of the lutseball world did
"Matty" give a greater exhibition of
courage than in the long-drawn-out
struggle for his life. He had one
chance in a thousand and he won. And
he won as he did many of his ball
games—on his courage.
There'» opportunity for clergy
men to preach sermons on the life of
this fine specimen of the Christian
and the athlete. He played the game
of baseball fairly, honestly, always
giving the best that was in him. So
far as is known, he never took a mean
advantage of a
rival player, never
resorted to an unworthy trick, but
always "played the game."
If he hadn't led a clean life, he
woudn't be alive today.
Great as he was at the height of
his career on the diamond
is greater today, for he has fought
the good fight and won.
When he returned to his old home
town the whole population turned out
to welcome him.
ho
In business as in baseball, it is the
man who plays the game fairly and
courageously who commands respect
and who has the real key to success.
It is quite the thing for one who
speaks in public to tell a few jokes
first and then pull a long face and
?jve his auditors his good reasons for
believing that the world today is rush
ing headlong to perdition.
But it isn't.
The imminent end of the world has
been predicted ever since the woi id
was begun.
Since night was first divided from
day we have had "with us this even
ing'' the man who croaked of the bet
ter times that used to be. The advent
of historic mankind brought at once
a group of mourners for the prehis
toric animals. It needs no "Outline
of History" to prove that the ante
diluvan planet was a delightful re
sort. It knew no income tax, no smoke
nuisance, no irksome prohibition, no
superflous noises, no sessions of Con
gress, no campaigns and drives for
charity, no transit congestion. What
a delightful world to occupy!
Then, at long range, with the en
chantment lent by distance, always
looks far more lusterful and glamor
ous than now. A man in the retro
spect of boyhood forgets all but the
fun of it, the freedom, the irresponsi
bility. He doesn't remember the
crosses. All drudgery and repression
have faded from remembrance; the
play-times stand photographically
clear in the golden light. The race it
self looks back on its early days even
as onPby one we recall the episodes of
ovr childhood behind us forever.
But thut is of yesterday,
today, thut stands on the brink ol to
morrow? Instead oi deploring what
I as been, should w< not give thanks
for that which is to be? We cannot
What of
determine what men centuries hence
in their own discretion and of their
own motion are to do uny more than
we can undo the deeds of our ances
tors and prevent their sins and follies
committed. But we can put our best
effort into our own time and link day
to day with a chain of acts that shall
have its influence in the story of the
generations to be.
The future belongs to posterity; the
past is in the keeping of those who
lived and died; but the present is ours
and ours alone,
to do with it?
waste in unavailing lamentation. The
study of what has been is useful only
as it serves to shed light on the ques
tion of what we should do now. The
»peculation as to the time to come is
valuable as it guides toward the right
notion of service and duty, in public
Hn( j private relations with our contem
porssriea
Today ,, the materia , of which Wi .
... ... . .. . ,
build a life that none can build for us.
, . . .. . ,,
the days are spent as they should
. , . , . ,
be, the life that is made of those days
a wall is made of stones will be*the
life that counts on the side of the
angels. Men and women we revere
have been too busy with the tidal full
What are we going
There is no time to
ness of livin K to ,avish re F r «ts
anxious forebodings up
on
yesterday or
tomorrow.
1
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TALES OF TOWN
OH. TO BE UNDERSTOOD!
I wear my new straw hat
Tilting; at an angle.
Conventional blue my socks;
Noiseless, my tie;
! Bllt m >' notable new straw hat
Tilts at a rackish angle.
' oh - the I"'* 4 ar niles of my friends
W {^$ ink IVe entered 8econd chi,(i '
ac-joh. the sneers of passing strangers
; Alas, the bland invitations
I Of people who think I'm a sucker!
And yet, by all the crowned gods,
Can I stop to explain
To every dense person on the densely
peopled streets
That I've just had a haircut,
And that my hat was bought when my
hair was long.
And that the darned thing will blow
Off
Unless
I cock it towards the wind.
Askew, Aslant, at an angle?
1
I
We wish to retract our kicks
against the cold last winter.
AAA
What's become of the girl whom we
criticised for wearing rats in her
hair?
AAA
A Boise preacher advises his flock:
"Keep your nickels and dimes—Saint
Peter isn't running a movie."
AAA
Henry Ford was recently pinched
for fast driving. Wonder what make
of cor he was driving that way.
AAA
No use in startin' now to worry
'bout next winter's coal bill, 'cause
chances are there won't be any coal!
AAA
They held a Demicratic rally in
Pennsylvania the other day. That, we
say, can be listed as among the un
unsal news events.
AAA
If the Pemocrats adopted the Ten
Commandments as a platform in the
coming election, we wonder what the
Republican majority would be?
I See That—
In Africa native girls want Ameri
can clothes. Somebody is going to
get sunburned.
The Irish are burning Cork. Must
be planning for a minstrel show.
Two more movie heroines, Blanche
Sweet and Gloria Swanson, are said
to have left their husbands. That
movie cave-man stuff don't seem to
get by in real life.
A Chicago golfer has been ordered
off the golf links for a year because
he hit his caddie with a thrown club.
Caddies could make big money from
the golf widows.
A Kansas City workman who oper
ates a machine by pushing an electric
button has complained to his chief
that the work has raised a blister on
his index finger. He wants the but
ton placed on the floor so he can
push it with with his foot. He might
try using different fingers each time
he presses the button.
The McCormick family is all lined
up for its different marriages and
remarriages. Maybe we can get some
news on page one now.
Henry'Ford was taking a ride in
one of his own Sedans and got stuck
in the mud. A nearby farmer plow
ing with a tractor of Henry's make
pulled him out.
The newest passenger air liners will
include dancing in the list of enter
tainments while flying. Better not
try the shimmie.
If every worker did more than he
is paid to do and every employer
puid more than he is compelled to
pay, we would have no more strikes.
AAA
The present generation sees many
wonderful things its predecessor nev
er saw, but it will never gaze upon
that enthralling legend of the old
time which read, "Square Meals 25
cents."
AAA
A young lady was visiting in the
East and attended a little party one
evening, in the course of which bon
bons were passed by the Negro wait
er. The girl spied a nice, plump
chocolate on the plate, which she
started to take, but it seemed to ad
here to the dish. Another pull failed
to dislodge it; then the darkey good
humoredly remarked: "Beg pahdon,
miss, but that's niah thumb."
« * A
A Little Bov's Menu
Sometimes I hear Mother say
To Mis' Brown across the way,
"What you going to cook today?"
Then Mis' Brown she sigh, "Oh, dear!
1 don't know, not much I fear."
Grown-ups are so queer, my sakes,
Ice cream, jam and frosted cakes,
Chocolate pie and toasty flakes.
If t was cooker, say,
That's what I'd have every day.
# * *
"Ah, my little man!" saluted a
motorist who had halted his car in
the big road. "You are one of the nu
merous Johnson children of whom I
heard hack yonder at the crossroads
store. Which one are you?"
Hain't you got no
sense?" disgustedly returned the
little man, "I'm the one you'rs talk
ing to, o' course!"
"Aw, hell!
* * *
During the ffreat fire in San Fran
cisco a mounted orderly from the
Presidio was riding along: Mission
street at a smart trot. A woman ran
out of a house waving her apron at
him.
"Oh. Mister Soldier! Mister Sol
dier!" she called. "Where can I get
some milk for our baby?"
Without drawing rein the cavalry
man saluted as he answered:
•T don't know, ma am this animal
I'm riding is a horse."
AAA
Now and then some fellow bobs up
and says the age of invention is in its
infancy and that our children will see
many wonderful things accomplished
we of today. But
the inventors of the future will have
to go some to outdo those of our
lifetime. Just think of the big in
ventions made since we were kids:
Electric lights, telephones, wireless,
airships, automobiles, electric motors
talking machines, electric irons, wash
ing machines and cook stoves, war
gas. safety razors and non-skid collar
buttons.
AAA
Paddy came home from the office
early one evening, and mother had
not returned from some friends whom
she had been visiting for tea.
Little 4-year-old Gwennie ran up to
her father's side.
"Paddy," she cried. "I've been want
ing to see you for a long time when
mother's not near."
"Why, my little girl?" asked the
father.
"Well, Pad,
Gwennie
"Please don't tell mother, because
she's an awful dear, but I don't think
she knows much about bringing up
children."
answered
"What makes you think that?"
asked her father.
"Well," replied Gwennie, "she makes
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Emmett, Idaho
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33 Dark Oak Varnish Stain
13 Ivory Interior Enamel .
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me go to bed when I'm wide awake,
and she makes me get up when I am
awful sleepy."
AAA
Thank You
Thank you, Captain Morning, for the
gift you bring to me
Of beauty on the hills of light that
top the singing sea.
Thank you for the spirit to be up and
on my way
To the toil that makes the meaning
of life's duty day by day.
Thank you, thank you, thank you, for
the happiness you bring
To the toiler in the trenches, to the
clown and to the king.
Thank you, Captain Morning, for the
kiss of light and air,
For the hope and faith and courage
that defeat the aims of care.
For the strength and joy and purpose
to be off and face the strife
For the sake of simple service in the
golden tasks of life.
* A A
A traveling man whose avoirpois
was considerably past the 200 mark
was leaving town the other day and
while he was buying his ticket the
train started to pull out. The train
often stopped at the watering pipe
and coal bin for water or coal. Think
ing it would do the same thing this
time the man made a desperate run
down the platform carrying two
large valises in an effort to catch the
train. But it did not stop for water
or coal that day, so he did not suc
ceed in catching it. He came back to
the station sweating profusely and
feeling not a little unkindly of mind.
"Were you trying to catch the
train," inquired a bystander.
"No, you d-n fool, I was just
chasing it out of town," the salesman
irritably sputtered.
# * #
A Jew purchased a horse and sent
his son to a livery stable to find out
how much it would cost to board it.
Johnny came back and said the price
was $25 a month. "Go back and Jew
him down." said the J»tu to his sen.
When his son returned the eecond
time he said the liveryman had cut
the price to $20. The Jew promptly
sent him back again and when he re
turned he announced that he had Jew
ed the liveryman down to $15. The
Jew then sent him back still again.
The boy didn't stay very long and
when he came back he told his father
that it was no use. "He won't take
no less than $15 a month," he said.
"Well," said the father, "go back and
find out how much he'll give us for
the horse's manure." When the boy
returned he looked dejected. "What
did he say?" asked the father. "No
'He told me
use," replied the boy.
there ain't no manure at $15 a month."
May Have Sunday Train
The O. S. L. Ry. Co., is consider
ing a proposal whereby Emmett will
have a train to Nampa on Sundays,
and passengers will be able to
nect with the main line on Sunday
as well as week days. This wili mean
that tht Saturday train to the Lakes
will return Sunday instead of Monday
and there will be no down train
con
on
Mondays.
Fruit and other produce and freight}
could be shipped every day of the
week instead of having to lay over
until Monday, which would be espe
dally beneficial at this time of the
year. Such a change would also en
able the train crews to spend Sunday
with their families at he lotwer end of
OPPORTUNITY FOR EMPLOYMENT
I
Oregon Short Line Railroad
The Oregon Short Line Railroad Company annonnee» its
intention to give preference to young men residing on its
lines in employing men, as far as possible, to fill places in all
classes of the railroad service and advances the following
reasons therefor.
FIRST—ft will eliminate the "Floater" among our employes and
substitute local citizens and taxpayers. P y
Tu* 11 Cre ? te a mutua I interest and s common under
î£h d wi?I hTTw n * he 7 ,iro,id ? and the People they serve whereby
Mties onh, b „ e p,» understand and appreciate the problems and dif
the count™» th tf' and , wo r k t° a common end, viz: the welfare of
nitU. tk tr7 Ä ally *.* the interests of the railroad and the cojunu
Äfin 7 t SerVe ,dPn ' ical - To 'his end they extend a special
lteas teenterX" Äadt^ice" ** " d towns ***** their
exneHe^e e d P .7 S ,n n ' time ^ ^ eatest need » for rough carpenter, and
ha^ haT^rr-. n and i me " han!C3 ' and wh ile they prefer men who
Uh their r™7mnJ t amCR px P e , rlp nce that would enable them to fin
cnctiin I T' ? g 1 an early dste ' the - v are willing to employ to a
te£h thïm'tL «"h* T T h ° 3re a '? bitiou8 an <i willing to fearn, and
work " ^ vanous trades or professions which enter into railroad
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eniov T wîoch r Hn' ! nnf a E. U ™ be ?' of advantages which railroad employes
Officerswill t 7^'" , ln . otber lmes pf work . and employment
With prospective employes* 15 ai " he ** matters by personal interview
for sho'pTmployes- "** ° f positio ™ and rateS of
Payrel)
CUflaiieaU««
Machinist—Lead ....$ .76
Macbiimt and Fed.
En*, inspector
Machinist» Jour
neymen ..
Apprentice« to
Mach in i»ta
Boi-ermakem
Blacksmith»
8heetmet*l Work«
Electrician» and
Carmen
l»t 6 month».
2nd 6 months..
8rd 6 months
4th 6 months .
6th 6 months .
6th 6 month»..,
7th 6 month»
8th € ..
Helfcer Apprentie«» to
Machinist»
Boilermakers
Blacksmith»
1st 6 month»
fnd 6 month«_.49
8rd 6 months__
4th 6 month» .
6th 6 month» __
•th I month».
Machinist Helper* .. .47
Tool Room Attendant 47
Drill Pres» Men..
Bod Cup Fillers
Cellar Packer*_
Bolt Cutter* .
Boilermaker*—Lead
Boilermaker A Fed.
pay now in effect
Rate
Pr. Hr.
PsyroU
Claurification
Pr. Hr. Classification
Payroll
Rate
Pr. Hr.
Blacksmith—Heavy
Fire . .
Blacksmith—Jour-.
neymen ..
Furnace Operator ..
For*in* Machine
Operator ..
Hammer Operator .
H»ater
Blacksmith Helper !!
Cop pen mi th
Car Inspectors—
Freight . .
Car Inspectors—
Passenger .
Air Brake Inspectors .68
Air Brake Repairers .68
Car Repairers—
Freight ..
Car Repairers—
Passenger .
Light Repairmen _
Wrecking Derrir'*
Engineer* .66 A .68
Loco. Crane En
gineers
Carmen Hefpers .
Car Oilers .
Material Carriers.
Coach Cleaner* .._
Moulder* ...
Brass Melter _
Cupola Tender ....
Moulder Helpers ..
Coal Pn*«ers .
Ashpit Men .
Coal Chute Men ..
Engine Watchmen
Fire Knockers_
Firs Lighters .
Flue Borer .
Front End Painters .88
Hostler Helpers—
Inside
~ .76
.68
7*
.70
.70
. .«IS
.10
.70
.u
.67
.70
.63
.27 Tinsmiths
. .29»4 Pipefitter»
. .£2 Jacket
. .8414 Babbitt
Sheet Metal Wprko-s
.89 Sheet Metal Worker
.44 ^ Helpers .
Boiler I-atggcr» .
Armature Winders
Electricians .
Headlightmen .
Cranesmen (Over 40
Ton) .
Crmnewmen (Under 40
Ton) .
Electrician
Painters—Ix>co
tive ..
Painter*—Coach__
Painter*—Freight
Car ...
Carpenter*—Locomo
tive ..
Carpenters—Coach .
Carpenter*—Freight
70
70
.70
. .66 A .63
.47
3 7
.70
.47
.47
. .47
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.47
.70
70
.70
.70
.70
.47
.47
.66
.38
.51
.60
.38
I
Helpers.. .47
- .88
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.38
f:
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.47
.63
. .47
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Lubricator Filler*.— .88
Sand Dryer*
Supplyme
.47
.7«
4'
.. .88
.76
Loeo
Supplymen—Cabooae .38
Sweeper*_...
inspector ....
Boilermaker- Jour
Cerpente
Patternmaker*
Upholiterer
.76
Foundry .65
.is
- .*s
Pr. Dar
IJaaaar ..
Flee We4der
Layer Out ..
Fire Helper .81
Beüermeker Helper* .47
Betlerwuehere
.76 Mill
.76
Tripl* Vulve Re
peirer
Cermen—Teuder
Truck* .
Couch Truckmen ....
Electro Plater .
Any Additional information desired
•r personally calling on the undersigned.
.70
Stationary Engineer*
A Firemen 64.88 to U. 1«
Hoe tier Helpers,
Outside
Pumpers .
Pumpers _
may be obtained, by writing to.
.76
.70
.65
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88.6126
8.2120
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.88
.70
L. E. HALBERT,
Supervisor of Employment,
Room No. 209, Union Depot,
Salt Lake City, Utah.
Ap proved:
H. V. I
PLATT,
General Manager.
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Whatever tker* k ffoori ft* Tobacco*, Off*»
QfntUa, «« carry.
POOL AND BILLIARDS
Caafcetloaery mad 8ott Drlaka
Mak« ear eoiy place year dab house, anri meet your
friend» hear* Tee
THE BRUNSWICK,CIGAR STORE
_ the busy place
e
*** M w*lcom» ae May flowers.
«
! the line, and
the shops are at the
^ ower n( i would also allow
P airin F and overhauling of equipment !
w,thout the loss of a day. This would 1
f end a train ov er the road every day
in ' ,he w >nter and would be of
4le, P in keeping the road
as
for re
great
,, , open. There !
wou,d be no other change in th e train '
schedule.
ray g. newcomer
Graduate Optician
Registered in Idaho 1908
Emmett, Idaho
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