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The Idaho Recorder.
STABUSHED 1886
SALMON, IDAHO, MARCH 7, 1919
Vv*L. XXXIV, NONJ.
HIS TEILS HOW TO
FIGURE INCOME TAX
uarely Up to Every Individual
to Get Busy by March 15
or Suffer Penalty.
"Don't watt until the final doe date,
arch 15, tor paying your Income Tax
d making your return. Avoid the
st minute rush. Any person can fig*
e out his liability today as well as he
next week, and If there Is any
lut on which he needs advice he can
w get In touch with a Revenue man."
This word of advice is from William
Whaley, Collector of Internal Reve
e, Helena, Mont., who la collecting
e Income Tax In Montana, Idaho and
tab. Collector Whaley is giving with
t charge every aid of his office and
s enlarged field force to help the peo
le get their payments and their re
ms in by March 15th.
But the Income Tax men will not
11 your door-bell or your coat-tails,
cording to the Collector's annonnee
it. It is squarely up to every lndl
dual to figure out his own case and
get busy if he comes within the
~pe of the new Revenue law.
Did You Earn This Much?
Every unmarried person who re
ived income averaging (19.25 a week
ring 1918 and every married couple
o Jointly received income averaging
.50 a week should secure at once
m the nearest Deputy Collector or
e nearest bank a blank Form 1040 A.
at form contains the information be
11 need to enable him to figure his 1
rrect net Income and nny tax that he I
es the government.
The law requires that every unmar
ed person who had a net income of
,000 or over and every married per
n whose net Income was $2,000 or
er (including the Income of husband
wife nnd the earnings of minor
lldren, If any) must make a return
or before March 15th. And this re
lrement does not hinge on whether
e person owes a tax.
Taxable Income.
An Individual roust Include under
Income all gains, profits and In- ■
nte derived from salaries, wages or !
mpensatlon for personal service of
îatever kind and in whatever form
id or from professions,,^ vocations,
sin ess, sales or dealings in property
all kinds, interest, rent, dividends
profits derived from any source
hatever. Very few Items of income
e exempt.
Deductions Include ordinary and nee
sary business expenses. Interest paid i
accrued on Indebtedness, taxe! of !
1 kinds except Federal income and 1
cess profits taxes and assessments
r local benefits, losses actually sus- !
Ined, debts ascertained to be worth
ss and depreciation on buildings, ma
hlnery, fixtures, etc., used in business,
further deduction is allowed for con
ibutlons to corporations operated for
llglous, charitable, scientific or edu
tlonal purposes or for the prevention
f cruelty to children or animals to an
nount not exceeding 15 per cent of
e taxpayer's net Income as computed
ltffout the benefit of the contribution
eduction.
The taxpayer is not allowed to de
uet any personal, living or family ex
~nse, any amount spent for Improving
For Sale or
_ Trade
¥ HAVE TWO PUREBRED STALLIONS, ONE A
X Percheron, seven years old, dapple gray weighing
about 20ÜU pounds; the other one a French Draft six
years old, dark brown, 'weighing about 1900 pounds.
Will sell one of these horses, you can have your choice;
or trade for cattle or sheep. They are as good individ
uals as there are in the state and in fine condition for
service. I also have for sale a choice lot of Brood Mares
and Geldings, well broken. Inquire of
E. R/\VIND/\L,
On the old Eldridge place. North Fork, Idaho
SALE
140-ACRE
RANCH
$650 Worth of Improvements
Price.
$500
Inquire at THE RECORDER Office
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INCOME TAX PAYS
FOR PUBLIC BENEFITS.
"Viewed in its largest and tru
est sense, the payment of taxes
is payment for benefits received
or expected. Only from a nar
row and essentially selfish and
ahortslghted viewpoint can the
Individual propose to himself
the evasion of tax liability as a
desirable course of action."—
Daniel C Roper, Commissioner
of Internal Revenue.
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property or any expense of restoring
property or making goiod Its exhaus
tion for which an allowance Is'claimed
under depreciation.
Figuring the Tax. A
Before figuring the normal tax the
dividends are deducted as credits from
net liicome, together with the jiersonal
exemption. As In previous years, divi
dends of domestic corporations are ox
cir.pt from normal tax when received
by llit stockholder.
The normal tax rates for citizens
and residents are as follows: On the
first $4.000 of net Income In excess of
the credits the rate Is fl per cent ; on
.my further taxable Income the rate to
12 per cent
The surtax rates apply to net In
come of each Individual In excess of
$5,000. The personal exemption ahd
the dividends are not deductible before
computing surtax. In the case of re
turns by husband and wife, the net In
come of each Is considered separately
In computing any surtax that may be
due. Form 1040 should be used for
luak'ng returns of net, income exceed
ing $5,000, and the instructions on that
form will show how to figure the sur
tux.
Busls*ss House Returns.
Employers and others who paid
wnges, salaries, rents, interest or Hm
ilnr determinable gains In an amount
of $1.000 or over during 1918 to any
person must file an Information return
with the Government. Blanks may be
secured from the Collector.
Every partnership must file a return
showing Its Income and deductions and
the name and address of each partner,
with his shore of the profits or losses
during the past year. Personal service
corporations will file similar Informa
t,on ^ or
Posslble Granary.
The harvesting of the corn crops in
Venezuela commences In September
or October. In most sections of the
country only one crop is raised an
nually, though with Irrigation there
could easily be two. Most of the corn
raised In Venezuela Is white, and the
. . , ..
Z * J , ' 8 " g00d ', n he
West Indies as for the yellow varieties.
? n "" deflcl1 * £ the «W
ln ^ nIted States, Venezuela might
well be considered as/ an available
source êf supply.
Remarkable Armistice.
One of the most remarkable armis
tices on modern accord was concluded
between Spain und the western repub*
lies of South America at Washington
In 1871. It provided that there should
he no renouai of hostilities between
the contracting parties, except after a
three-years' notice, which was to lie
given through the United States gqv
»rnraonL
SENATOR
IN LINE FOR JUDGE?
The Statesman of February 2S con-1
tained the following in its report of
the legislative grist of the day be
fore, bringing the first news of the
proposition to create a> new Judge
for the Sixth Judicial district and
elevatc Senator Enoch W. Whitcomb
»o sit with Judge Cowen in the dis
trict, which at the same time is to
be enlarged. The Statesman says :
Aspirations in the direction of
a district Judgeship said to be
'entertained by E. W. Whitcomb
of Lemhi county, president pro
tern of the senate, were aired be- '
i fore the senior body Thursday {
afternoon, when a measure pro- (
vhiing for the appointment of a
second Judge in the 8ixth Judic
ial district, and proposing to *|f'
ter the alignment of counties lb
?
both the Sixth and Ninth dis- J
trlcts was thrown Into commit
tee of the who'-e.
Annexation of Madison, Jeffer
son and Clark counties to the
j
Sixth district, a feature of the t
bill under consideration, brought
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jt 0 the sixth district judgeship mat
violent opposition from several
senators from the southeastern
part of the state. A motion of
fered by proponents of the meas
ure, asking favorable recommen
dation, was tihrottled; 1? to 20- )»ut
a suggestion that the "do not
pass" tag be attached also met
disapproval. Predictions offered
as to probable final action on the
propc al differed widely.
Whitcomb Is Willing.
Senator Whitcomb did not at
tempt to dissemble when asked
about the "inference to be gather
ed from a clause of the measure
which provides that inemt->rs of
the legislature may be eligible to
judicial appointments. He said
frankly that a Lemhi county man
was sought for the position, and
that members of the Salmon bar
had insisted that all limitations
be removed.
Equal distribution of patron
age and the desire to make the
chambers of one judge more
readily accesible to the people of
I-emhl and Custer counties, were
the principal arguments urgted
by WbitcomT) in support of the
measure.
If the bHl is accepted in
present form, Bonneville, Teton
and Fremont will comprise the
Ninth district, while the Sixth
•will be composed of Clark, Cus
ter, Butte, Lemhi, Jefferson,
Madison and Bingham.
Senator Whitcomb's Judgeship
The Statesman of Wednesday car
ries the following further reference
ter:
Senators Yt>aman, Gilchrist,
and Adams voiced vigorous ob
jections when a measure by E.
W. Whitcomb, which provides
for the appointent of a second
Judge in the Sixth Judicial dis
trict, and proposes to annex to
the Sixth district Madison, Jefer
son and Clark rauntles, all now
under tlfe Ninth district Jurisdic
tion, was made debatable, but
the proposal was approved by a
27-9 vote.
Present congestion of the
Ninth district calendar and the
desire to make a JudgV at cham
bers accessible to the residents
of Ltmhf and Cui&er counties,
were the principal arguments
enjoyed by Whitcomb, Lete of
Bingham and Baker of Custer, in
advocating ^"Ihe- president pro
tern's measure.
It Is believ«^ that the add!
dltlonal judgeship will fall Whlt
comb-ward, as the bill carries a
provision making members of
the legislature eligible for ap
pointment.
Officer Who Does His Duty.
A good many people of Salmon re
member John D. Boyes. a former
Salmon business man. who a few
days ago, as a police olTlcer in Idaho
Falls, was compelled in the discharge
of his official duty to take the life of

a man. ThV man kill«-d was I'aulikid
I Glombt'ck, wanted at Pocatello and
iother places for crimes committed,
1 who with another man named Cecil
Carmichael, had come to Idaho
(Falls. The sheriff and Boyes had
found the two men on a train and
I were taking thevn to Jail when they
(started a get-a way afid an attack on
j the officers. Boyes was too quick for
j his assailant and shot him dead and
j for the act was generally commend
!'ed. Carmichael was afterward tried
: for robbery at Pocatello and sentenc
ed to from 5 to 15 years,
j Officer Noyes has been visit ing
Salmon this week as a guest of C.
G Mathewson His daughter, Miss
Ethel Boyes. was a former school
t«eicher in Salmon On Sunday last
the officer took dinner at the Salmon
home of Mrs. Wheeler In Brooklyn
Lemhi Station Forest Man.
Clarence D. Hues? is. forni,-tlv
the Pap*-fte-\t eiser forest service,
has taken charge of the Lemhi forest
station, owing to the resignation of
George Ashton. This is on- of the
best locations ln Salmon forest ser
vice in importance and desirability.
WH1TC0MBÆETTERMENTS FOR
G. ANDP.LIE AHEAD
It was a month or two ago that Thj
Record«- first referred to the ob-,
vlously proper thing for tae G. an*!
P. railroad To do. namely, to »bando*
sensiea! bother and evident graft. U
" r 'rr "»**«»*•
nectlon of the two roads suggested
<its station at Armstead and move Its
to'business to the Oregon Short Line I
and eliminate the transfer there with
its attendant Inconvenience and non
is to tm accomplished at an early)
day. The tracks of the G. and P. al
ready connect with those of the
Short Line.
It seems to have occurred to the
federal management of the railroads
that this was the proper thing to do.,
for it is suited that the order has
ited to carry into eff«
the change. For suggesting such
been promulgated to carry into effect
monstrous thing The Recorder was
called hard names and sevvral kinds
of liar not long ago by the superser
vieeahle agencies that look out all the
time for the welfare of corporations
and aeVdoui it ever for the welfare
and convenience of the general pub
Me.
In this connection It is ascertain
ed that the roadbed and bridges of
the G. and P. are about to receive
governmental attention to put them
In proper shape for. handling railroad
business, with large expenditures for
bettennents of every sort to that
end. For thia purpose thousands,
perhaps millions, of feet of timber
are already being contracted for. to
include railroad ties and heavy con
struction materials. A railroad man
in touch with the situation is author
ity for the statement that things are
general pub
to be humming with the O. and P.
Within the next 60 or »0 days. It
makes provision for cooperative
should be said that there is no sort
of disposition to bully-rag the rail
road in Its present dilapidated con
dition but on the contrary everybody
wants to help rehabilitate it and
will stand for almost anything it asks
for to that end.
LEMHI'S REPRESENTATIVE
AT BOISE, WILLIAM M. SNOW
The Capital News carries a sketch
und picture of Lemhi county's stale
representative, William M. Snow of
Gilmore, in which it is mild of him
Üiul he "lui* proven un earnest ...work
er in the minority in the house of
representatives. Mr. Snow's pet
measure is house bill 40, which pro
vides lor the creation of h stau- bu
reau or mines and ' geology, and
work with the United States geologi
cal survey. Snow la a mining '..»ngi
n«H>r himself, is a graduate of the
University of Idaho, and If well vers
ed tu luatror* affecting this great
Idaho industry.
"Mr. Snow, or 'Bill' Snow, as he
is known to all of ,ue alumni of the
University of Idaho, for four years
was considered one of thV> greatest
football players in the northwest col
legiale conference. He played center
in the famous Idaho teem which in
_ . _ _ , „
Good Reporta from Salmon SUidsnt.
Copies of the Exeter school paper,
1905 swept its way to the undisputed
championship of the, northwest, and
is generally considered to have been
the best team ever represent log this
Institution."
the Kxonlan published at the Exei
academy, show that John
Vernon
CJuarlcs, a Salmon student at that
mous New Hampshire school, Is do
lug what might be expected of him
to do from his habits of Industry and
application. I his Is th«- second year
of young Quarles at Exet«>r and yet
<lruft«*d Into the leal
be has b
work of the student body, with an
election to tak«- a place In the editor
tal fore«'* of the paper and to which
he contributes numerous articles, be
sides active membership in the had
ing liter;,ry society of th*- school call
ing only for youngsters who do
things. Ail of which is gratifying
news indeed for Qte home folks of
this Shimon boy and which it is u
pleasure to retxird. In this connec
tlon it tn;ij' be said that Monroe, tin
brother of John, and who mad*
his first appearance in school last
fall, with scarcely two months at his
books since entering on account of
the epidemic that interferred, has al
ready won a grade advancement
Which shows that Mo*- is no siou-.h
either, come to thisk about It.
Auction Sales For Farmers
Allen O. Hess, an auctioneer is ar
ranging a series of sal**» for farm Im
pl«-*nents, tools, live stock and gener-j
al household goods, to be held reg
ularly ln Salmon. It is designed as;
a sort of agency for the buyer as well
as the seller and will fill a long felt
want for tbe community in this re
»pect. Very few home» or forms but
have some things
! w hile but very few
<jih«-rs there are
that do not lack some of the sum«*
things. Mr. Hess has arranged the
first auction In this series to com** off
at an early day, possibly on Satur
they don't want
! March 22. Persons having prop
vn y they may wish to dispose of
JUe left yesterday
should arrange with him to that cad
Mrs
Mary 8
morning to spend some time with her:
daughter, Mrs. Axline, at Albion.
,* * fourth^of july * *

Neighbors and friends called on
the rtolmes family last Baiurda,
prfaJ li.r'it," cSSaRty 1 * "in«
*reetlu f was * undoubt*u ^ * *
MIOUI
ana u»e
uni parsed pleasantly for ail prss
splendid spread of t'e
' ZfTÜi /if"* who
ore last week. »»Lead
freahment provided,
I Cattle and Horae Growers' as
• ooU „ Uon at North Fork Febru
; ***{,_ »»Lmdance.
Mr*. I'ayior of Glhbonsville was
guest of her daughter, Mrs. Theodore
Uantter, Jr, the last of th* week.
, Richard Holmes and wife, who sold
, ~'?* r rmnc h on Fourth of July to Al
! " * couple of year's ago. has re
cently purchased a part of what has
^ ranch u *
'£*1^!^^?** ***'** *°
j
i
Clarence Palmer waa a Salmon
buKiues* visitor Saturday.
J. E. Crook. Charley Reynolds,
Hliiiui j Hoiuir.* und Mr. and Mm. Ai
hit© were in town on business Man
day.
Hugh Roberts and wife were In
i Sniunm Saturday to see their daugh
ter. Misa Mary Roberta, who
been staying with the Will Shoup
family. Mias Roberta departed Sat
urday morning lot St. Louis where
she enters n hoepltkl as a Red Crow
nurse.
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Mrs. Meiuler has returned from
Salmon where she had been visiting
the past weak.
Mrs. Roy Herndon and daughter
Jane left this week on an extended
j visit to Salmon, Armstead and Salt
Lake. While she la gone she expects
do scene buying for their store.
Mrs. Frankie Maelzer is seriously
ill at her home on Sulphur creek.
Claude imus, Clint and Bttrg'ott
WVslla and Bob Shannon, all of Pat
terson were in town Monday.
Ray Mahoney is making an extend
ed visit at the O'NIel ranch.
Ezra Baker entertained at a wed
ding dance Friday evening.
The Red Croea will meet with Mrs.
George tirubb, thia Thursday.
Dr. Dickenson, tbe dentist from
Chaills, is ih May at Bn>a*m<- He has
hia office at the May hotel.
The Election for watermaaUtr was
held here Tuesday. Lee Elliot, Tony
Rabernort and Bob Shannon were
the candidates. Mr. Ctttot -was the
successful candidate. He Is to re
ceive eight dollars a day for his ser
vices.
Frank Cleveland has returned to
c^Sia * 8bB rrwtaco '
8
Miss Wallace of Uoldburg was a
May viaitor Sunday.
Arthur Grubb made a trip to Sal
mon this week.
Eugene Smith and J. R. Wilson
went visitors ln Salmon this week.
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♦ LEMHI *
4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
M. D. Miller has Just finished saw
|ing wood In the basin which has been
quite a job trying to get around
through the deep snow with his saw.
William Evans has come to Lemhi
from Armst«-ad where be has work
ed the past few months.
A surprise party was given at Vera
j Coiner's bom« last Wednesday even
l0K and a very enjoyable time report
j ed.
A dance was given at the home of
i Solon Tobias last Friday in honor of
Edwin Tobias. About 50 were pres
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1 a K 0 «*! time
1 1 " t - oln, * r ** «1 Art
Bar
nett's borne at Tendoy.
The Holbrook and Call families
i
a p,.„( »n^i-nocm at Ed Lawyers
Tu«*sday.
4 4
| ter at Butt
litlng with th
hi.
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4 v v v 4 •> 4 4 •> 4 4 4 4 ♦
Mr. Schwartz is visiting his daugh
Montana, at pr«-s«nt.
TENDOY *
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Mary Turton of Tendoy Is now vis
Tobias family of La-tu
, an ,j w ,. n t for a sFelgh rid*
The C. T. Dillons of Carmen were
up last Saturday and Hunday to visit
tbe Whitman».
Mrs. Joe Puttee was on the sick
list last week.
Don Bali of TVndoy and th«* Bow
mans got up a big crowd last Sunday
'
S
j
Hunday.
Mrs. Guy Pyeatt is visiting at Mrs
M. Pyeatt's borne.
Mra. Eugene Smith of May Is now .
visiting Mrs. Jo«.- Pattee at Tendoy j
Mr. and Mm. Jesse Bowman of
Handy creek were up to vlait the
James Bowman family at Tendoy last
A Soldier of tie Argonne.
Among th«- return«*«! soldiers from
S'rance is Eddie Mtlcham, well r<
membi-i >d In Ksivnon as a fonner Jocfc
• v. n jolly lad too and llk«*d by all
who know him. He brings back a
I battered body to attest the fact that
was in the big fight A piece of
shrapnel struck him In the hip. which I
was frightfully torn and lacerated It
was one morning early in October
when hi* company went over the top.
Men were killed all around him He
was serving In the 2Sth division Af
ter a long period of suffering and prl
j 'WHon. perhaps three days, he was
picked up and tak-n to the hospital
'He served in Argonne.
a
P0PE-SHEN0N MINI
TO RUSH NEW W0
(Salt Lake Tribune)
With the purpose of checking
work accomplished daring the
year and or making detailed
for pushing the development work
be done this year, A .Boulais,
newly appointed superintendent
the Pope-Shenon Mining
bas gone to the mine, located at
mon. Mr. Boulais la accompanied
E. J. Kearaea, who will make an
curate survey of
the_______,____ _
oients and assist in preparing
for (he seasons work.
At the local offices at the
8 he non company the
yesterday stated that the IIS feet
No. 5 tunnel had been in « full
of ore with the last seventy-five
in a high grade o( changed cha
the ore changing from the
to the sulphide form, with strong
denefes that this is the permanent
of the mine. Superintendent
will set at work without delay
drive upraises, connecting the N&
tunnel with Nos. 4 and $.
fording greater facility cud
in handling the'ore on all of the
els of th* property. Assays of
in the lower tunnel run fro«
per cent copper op to $2 per cent
the red metal, which indicates
the general average will
1$ per cent.
Previous teats 0 « the mldtoefl
made In the experimental plaaL
demonstrated that the Bradford
ersa la well suited to the
of th«* ores ahd a thorough teal
ceatly made on the sulphides as
The management said that the
test made on the sutpblffM,
ores that ran $5 per MM
gave a full recovery of all
The Pope-8henon now has part
tbe machinery for the mv plant
tbe ground and plane to
work of construction aa boo
weather permits.
RID CROSS 1 NOTES.
Tbe Rod Cross chapter has Just
celved a big allotment of kn
and with the yarn oa band It
possible to start at once on
work.
The order calls for shawls,
children's stockings and sweaters,
for the people of devastated
i The request cow«» from W~
ton to continue r s tu q — work,
and knitting, at full speed for
hext three ,months to suppi.
{work that Is being «tone by the
men themselves In Europe in
efforts to supply adequate clothing,
must be realised that every able
led woman in this devastated diet
Is doing her utmost to prepare
fields for the yesr's crop.
A sewing allotment will be r
ed within the next week or two,
the meantime It is earnestly req
ed ibst a hearty response will
en to this call for knitting ihat
may be completed by April L
A small part of tbe knitting will
given to Juniors who have
faithful little workers ever since
establishment of the Red Cross
Lemhi county.
galmon Man Who Know* Feen.
Salmon has among Ita eft
one an at least who personally
the great French military 1
Marshal Ferdinand Focb, who la
proclaimed by ail tbe world.
Ybarguen. welt known flockmast
who came into the Salmon
last year with large Interests
sl»c«-p, used to see every day
great Frenchman at his home
the line that divides his
own
from Hpaln, where both wot*
The military genius waa thorn
benrth.d man while the present sh
(man was a child. Ybarguen says
jvras before the marshal
fa motto except as a very rich man
riches go in that country. The
should be pronounced as if »pel
Fosh. with the long o.
Dillon shipped onv and R. C. C
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LE ADORE
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Four cars of cattle were shl
from 1-cadore Tuesday. J. M. Hall
sent three with Kansas City as f
. desti n ation,
j Tbo party given by the Juni
last Friday waa attended by the
tire high school and every one
bd to hav* had a fine time
Tbo E. K. Benedict family ar®
this week, supposedly the flu.
Thursday and Friday of last
Mr. and Mrs. T. D. Ellis accam~
by Mr. and Mr*. Russell Ellis we
.Salmon on business.
W. H. Fsyle went to Blarkfoot
business Tuesday.
Mr. TwYedl® and family of
nack, Montana, visited in Lea
laat week on their way to GU
where they expect to make t
borne in the future.
Mrs. M. M. Mult any U spend!
few days with Mrs. Morris CoU
There seems to be no ob
a proposed change In the time of
prrture ot trains from A.-um
from 5.30 to 7:20 ln th*
which is likely to go into effect.
Tom Tobias baa about 75 h
his horses gathered and la
at the Solon Tobias ranch.

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