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Idaho Republican « 0 0 mm BINGHAM COUNTY NEWS WHERE AD VER USING PAYS WHERE ADVER USING PAYS IDAHO. FRIDAY, DEC. 14, 1923 BLACKFOOT, BINGHAM COUNTY, PRICE—$".00 PER YEAR VOL. XVI NO. 13 BINGHAM COUNTY NURSING SERVICE HOLD MEETING The Bingham County Nursing Ser vice held their regular monthly meet ing Saturday at the Commercial Club rooms. Mrs. J. T. Carruth presiding. Miss Chaffee reported 1,000 school children inspected during the two months of her service in the County, A few children with serious defects had been found. Where parents were financially unable to care for them Doctors had given assistance free of cha e Mr. J. R. Wilkens, secretary, re - ported having received funds from the following organizations: Black foot Board of Education $250. Black foot Stake Relief Society $250, Shel ley Stake Relief Society $200 and Bingham County Red Cross $200. It was decided to invite Mrs. Faul coner, County Superintedent of Sch ool, to become a member of the com mittee because of her splendid co operation in the Public Health Work. The date of the monthly meetings was changed from the first Saturday in the month to the second Saturday. The commitee feel very much en couraged in the interest shown in the work by the parents, physicians, nur ses and teachers. Report of the Bingham County Nur sing Service. The following report covers the period from November 5 to 28 inclu sive. f * School visits have been made to Deer Creek. Glenore, Alridge, River view, Wicks, Wilson, Rainbow, Irving (Blackfoot), Upper Presto_ Shelley, Basalt, and Goshen. Visits were made to Basalt and Goshen upon three con secutive days each, in order to give Individual inspections. Number of individual health in spection 373. Records of same have been filed in schools, and notices sent to parents of pupils. Twenty one health talks have been given to groups of pupils and one each to Shelley P. T. A., Goshen Re lief Society and Basalt P. T. A. Eighteen home visits have been made concerning 33 persons. In one rural school of nine pupils not one was found to be up to normal weight. In another group of twenty one pupils, one pupil was found to be free from defects (as far as the school inspection goes) : seven were normal in weight, while the remain ing ranged from 4 to 22 pounds un der weight. * Holiday Candies Lovers of Sweets! *//. I OU'VE never tasted Candy like this—made especially by us—put up e specially for you in a neat, beauti-, ful, special Christmas box. You'll say they're delicious. Try some. Y ■fa 1 ss 8» Also Chinese artistic baskets. There are special prices for mixed candies and nuts in 25 pound lots for churches and schools. Also candy canes, assorted sizes. i * I Bon Ton Candy Co. BLACKFOOT, IDAHO VTi I ../ a 2} 3 M % /* I This does not mean that these ' children come from homes of pover ty. We find proportionately, as many I children of the rich underweight as ; of the poorer classes. In many cases i it does mean the failure to choose : . . . _ . . . .. foods necessary to build up body tis j sue ' or t0 re( l uire children to eat pro ! pe ! fo ° ds '. ... j Insufficient sleep frequent y causes ! underweight and this we find more j ^ in the upper grades and hign i scb °° s - . . , I Observation of weights of all pup ils in the grades in Shelley schools j were made with the thought that in a schoo \ of that ■*"»." ml « ht be ; 0 c ™ duct a nutrition class. The weights were found to be exception j a ' ly good > and 11 was observed that j the P u P Ils , wh ° ™ re underweight, were nearly all children who bring M d lanchea - Th e h °t soup furnish ed in the school will undoubtedly soon brln ^ the weight up to normal, , Weight charts should be kept in every school and monthly weighing should be made possible by having scales as a part of the school equip ment. Pupils should be instructed not only as to how much they do weigh, i but how much they should weigh. Almost every pupil desires to quai ify for fpot ball or basket ball, and the weight chart stimulates the in terest in making the healh srength the best possible. In order to economize as much as possible in onilagaf, several of the longest trips have been made with Mrs. Faulconer, County Superinten dent of Schools, who is splendidly co operative in the Public Health work, EDITH CHAFFEE. P. H. N. i and Signed, MARRIED IN CALIFORNIA Mrs. Mitchell was hostess to the adv 1 Word has just been received of the marriage of Miss Virginia Pierce in Los Angeles to C. F. Carr of that city. life, members of the Duplicate Bridge Club on Thursday eevning. -o Mrs. Carr is the daughter of W. D. Pierce of Blackfoot, and is a for mer resident of this place. The young couple will make their home in Los Angeles. Her many Blackfoot friends wish the bride much joy and happiness in her new in toilet re "The Last Whisper quisites; Palace Drug Stare. DIETING (Excerpt from the County Agents' Annual Report). as , eu to dairying in this section thru the i special dairy train which came from Wisconsin this year, thru advertising and thru the County Extension pro Considerable impetus has been glv a gram. Last winter we started a bull as sociation campaign and made arrang ments for several blocks, but when it came to getting finances we had to suspend activities along that line and work with individuals and small groups of farmers. We expect to get the sam e results by the exchange of bulls of like caliber, after they have been imported, bulls were imported since the first of the year and a number of pure - bred cows and grade cows and calves. Some were bought in Colorado, Wash ington and Oregon and some in other parts of Idaho. We have orders for three more pure bred bulls at the present time. Twelve meetings were held to dis Fifteen pure bred , cuss better sires and the attendance ! was large, I county, J Shelley Firth, Blackfoot, Moreland, Thomas and Aberdeen to discuss the the signing of contracts, men in all three towns cooperated in bringing the contracts up to the de i sired number of cows, by assisting in a house to house canvass among the farmers. Considerable time was spent in or ! ganizating cheese factories in this Meetings were held ^t project. Committees were formed to make a survey to ascertain whether sufficient signers could be secured. After this survey was completed fur ther meetings were held at Firth, Blackfoot and Moreland to complete Business Cheese factories are now operating at Blackfoot, Moreland and Firth and are very successful. Shelley, Aber deen and Thomas are good future propects for factories and Springfield is beginning a survey. Several days were spent in organ izing milk routes and the agent ex pects to use these organized routes for future dairy work, such as cow testing, T. B. testing, and futhering the dairy improvement project. The county agent had charge of a dairy show given in connection with the Southeastern Idaho Roundup and Junior Fair. About 60 head of pure bred cattle were shown including Holsteins, Jerseys and Guernseys. Experimental work is being done with Ladinn clover as a pasture crop for dairy cattle. The county agent has induced many farmers to grow mangles and corn for succulent feed. v ML 1H0DIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH J. J. Fleming, Pastor W. H. Our goal is two Will you be there to help Sunday school at 10 a. m. Vanderwood Supt. hundred, make it? Morning worship at 11 a. m. Ser mon by the pastor. "Watchman What of the Night." Evening song service and sermon at 7:30 subject "Killing Giants". Spec ial music. Epworth League at 6:30. Mrs. E. D. Bloom is the leader and the sub ject is "Gems from Familiar Books." We are rehearsing the Christmas Carols for Sunday evening Dec. 23. Our people plan to sing these carols about town at our public institutions and at homes of the shut ins. Come and help us in the worthy cause. Re hearsal each Sunday evening from 6:00 to 6:30. We are inaugurating a "Church Training Night". The first will be held Thursday evening of next week. The complete program is not yet fully de cided but here is a part of what will do. Supper (pot luck) at 6:15: Social hour until 7:15. 7:15 to 7-30 Devoations. 7:30 to 8:00 open Forum 8:00 to 8:30 Bible study. 8:30 to 9:00 Discussions of Church Work in Its different branches, Group meetings or special called meetings. We welcome all to the activities of this church. we J. J. FLEMING, Pastor. -o BINGHAM COUNTY FARMERS WIN AT CHICAGO SHOW At the International Hay and Grain show held recently in Chicago, Ed Moser of Aberdeen won first prize Trebi Barley; Randolph Moser second and C. Wesley Jones third. The number of exhibits from Bingham County was very small, which accounts for the small number of winners. on won won Adv. I Texco Oils and Greases. We Have For Your Convenience I Holiday Gift Goods s y) ic g 3 in Liberal Quantities and Great Varieties i R -«n—w - i—- i a g '-.I At Our Store You May Find I I (C 2 POPULAR COPYRIGHTS AT 75c CHRISTMAS TREE DECORA TIONS >3 g 2 2 K TOYS AND JUVENILE STORY z g CANDY IN CHRISTMAS PACK AGES K BOOKS g DRUMS I MANY OTHER ITEMS THAT WILL INTEREST YOU g GAME BOARDS t OUR HOLIDAY LINE THIS YEAR WAS SELECTED PROM is ONE OF THE LARGEST 1 STOCKS IN THE COUNTRY. î IT WAS BOUGHT RIGHT AND £ IS PRICED RIGHT. BUILDING BLOCKS KODAK ALBUMS ; SMOKING SETS HUMIDORS \ IVORY IN STAPLE AND LATEST CALL AND LOOK IT OVER LET US SERVE YOUR NEEDS WE GIVE A T-A-D TRADING CARD WITH EVERY 25c PURCHASE s PATTERNS Powers Pharmacy JOHN H. FOI LKS PASSES j AWAY TUESDAY MORNING Joliu R. Foulkes, who had been ill I with rheumatism for the past few | weeks, passed away Tuesday morning, following a severe heart attack, j caused by the rheumatism reaching j his heart. Mr. Foulkes was born in Mansfield Ohio, August 13, 1850, later removing to Salt Lake City, where he resided for thirty years. He graduated from the Mount Pleasant College, in Iowa and was the local representative for the Lyman Seed Company of Minne apolis, Minn. He was identified with the American Falls Canal Company, in its first stages of organization and was a prominent member of this com munity The deceased is survived by his widow, Mrs. Mayme Foulkes, a daugh ter Mrs. Kenneth Lumas of Salt Lake City and a neice residing in the east. NURSES REGISTRATION BY WAIV ER EXPIRES DEC. 31, 1923 All nurses w ho are eligible and de sire to receive an Idaho nurse's cer tificate under the waiver are being urged by the Burean of License of the Department of Law Enforcement to file their applications before January 1_ 1924. The waiver clause passed by the Legislature reads In part as fol lows: "Nurses who are graduates of a two year training school prior to January 1, 1918, and who have practiced nurs ing in the state one year within the past three, may receive an Idaho cer tificate without taking the required state examination, provided applica tion is made on or before December 31, 1923. Session Laws gives the full text of this law. Up to the present date 348 nurses have received certificates in the state 27 of this number having been grant ed certificates under the waiver at the meetings of the June and October Examining Boards. Chapter 123 of the 1928 The Farm Bureau has poisoned wheat prepared to give painless death to sparrows. "CLARENCE" WITNESSED BY LARGE AUDIENCES "Clarence," the four-act comedy by Booth Tarkington, presented Tuesday j evening by the American Legion 1 Auxiliary, was witnessed by a large appreciative audience which filled the j house to its full capacity. j The members of the entire cast j showed unusual talent and adaptibil ily to the roles assigned to each one, and kept the audience at a high pitch of attention and enjoyment. Miss Pearl Quantrell, who coached the cast, displays a great deal of dra matic ability in making the play such a success, and deserves a great deal of credit. The American Legion orchestra furnished entertaining music between the acts. The play was presented in Aber deen Monday evening and in Ameri can Falls Wednesday evenig, and in each place it has proved a success. ■o FABM BUREAU ANNUAL MEETING The annual meeting of the Bing ham County Farm Bureau will be held on December 20 at 1-30 p. m., at the Commercial Club Rooms, election of officers for 1924 will be held, and annual financial and nar rative reports will be presented. All members and others Interested are urged to attend. The Texco Gasoline. Adv. Dr. H. H. Scarborough THE EYE SPECIALIST Will Be at the Eccles Hotel, Blackfoot— TUESDAY, DEC. 18 His methods have proven successful for Headaches, Dizziness and Eye Defects.