Bingham County News
published every hudat
K. N. LUDI» Editor and Publisher
_itered aa second class matter De
cember 8, 1907. at the postoffice at
Blackfoot, Idaho, under act of
Congress of March 8, 1879.
Subscription Rate, 88 00 per year.
Advertising rates made finown
M. M. Fanner, cashier of the First
National Bank of Firth has resigned
his position in that capacity. We un
derstand Mr. Farmer has not severed
his connections with the bank entire
ly but is still on the board of direc
tors as vice president. The people
of this vicinity will miss M. M.'s
'smiling face when they step up to
"the window as he has gained a host
jof friends in his dnties as cashier.
■The vacancy has been filled by W.
A. Dance of Blackfoot who is not a
; stranger to most of the people of
'this community. He comes from the
First National Bank of Blackfoot
' The coach has put out a set of
training rules for the boys that ex
pect to make the basket ball team.
This is a very good idea for it has
been thoroughly demonstrated, that
those who don't train and get them
selves in shape with sleep and meals
regular are no match for the trained
The high school colored minstrel
Journey to Wapello Wednesday night
and broke the monotony of that vill
age with their funny songs and queer
The Sophomores took the class
series in basket ball this season by
^^n g the seniors ,|n thq fnal
game of the series by the score of
10 to 9.
Mr. and Mrs. Leo Gushwa have been
'giving a series of radio parties for
the past week entertaining the peo
ple of Firth and vicinity. Leo has a
fine set and says he expects to be get
A\ub me 88a 8 es from Ma rs in a sort
TtZto Crystalite Kerosene.
Mr.and Mrs. M.M.Farmer and son
Jack spent Sunday in Blackfoot.
counter in Firth has
has changed hands,
is the new proprietor,
plyed competent help to run the place,
and reports the business very good..
He has em
o o o o o
Last Sunday , Monday_
and Wednesday nights, the people of
the Baptist church here have been
having a revival. The Evangelist of
the state for the Baptist church has
been in charge and ,the main speaker.
Beebe and family
moved from th e American Falls head
gate to the Joe McKercher farm for
the winter. Mr. Beebe will resume
his work at the headgate next spring.
Eric Sundquist and Carl Nelson
were in Blackfoot on business Mon
Friday night the children and the
teachers of the local school here will
entertain the community at a Christ
An interesting pro- I
has been arranged, using the
children, the community, and outside
talent. »C good attendance is ex- •
pected to come and have a Merry-|
Christmas time. •
A number of the people from
in Blackfoot Sunday, attending
meetings at the tabernacle.
The carnival given Friday night by
the Relief Society of Rose was a huge
The hall was crowded to
capacity with people from the sur
rounding country. A carnival dance
of new and old dances was enjoyed.
The Barrer orchestra furnished the ■
music. Other features of the carni- j
va I were booths for candy, ice cream,
The Boy Scouts gave a 3
The program was as
one-act play entitled "Em
et Ebenezer:" comic street
Irishman and his
little girl: and several boxing exhi
bits b y the scouts.
udeville brought a laugh from old
Miss La Von Gardner spent Mon
diy night with her aunt. Clair Gard
Mrs. Lovekin of Blackfoot is spend
ing a few weeks with her daughter,
Mrs. Lavern Stolworthy.
Mrs. James Duckworth spent last
D. W. Stol
Thursday with Mrs.
Miss Leatb Sorenson spent Sunday
Wednesday for Rexburg where she
will visit with her parents.
G. Malm made a business trip to
Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Ramsey were
Blackfoot visitors Sunday evening.
Monson of Goshen
with Miss Roma Judd.
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Mrs. P. J. Williams and baby left
spent the week end visiting with Vesa
Mr. ami Mr». John b !™' **J
G. H. Wbita -w*. a Blackfoot JM
t0 Miss Leona Hines and Mr. Elwood
entertained the seventh and
A Gift of Apparel in the Height of Fashion
the Height of Fashion in Gifts.
Only Three Shopping Day«—Then CHRISTMAS.
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THE LITTLE GIFT AND THE
May Both Be of Fine Hosiery
A single pair, beautifully sheer, or
of heavy silk and wool make an al- ; '
most perfect friendly gift and to : ; I
those you want to remember more ;;
generously, half a dozen pairs neatly ; ;
boxed is a gift that will be greatly ::
appreciated. The box need not be of : j
one style; every pair may be differ- ::
I eut, but it would be nice to have all : :
: SELECT HER CHRISTMAS BAG
From a Lovely Collection of
; New Ones
Whatever else she does or doès not
receive—the Christmas bag is the
one indispensable gift. Choose it,
ereföre, with care from her fav
rite store. We
Proud" on smart bags this year, and
feel that we have a selection worthy
• of your inspection. If price is a
; special object with you—remember
; the Saturday Specials in Handbags.
GIFTS HE WOULD CHOOSE FOR HIMSELF
From the Men's Section
You feel pretty well acquainted with the "Bunch" at Seeger s,
the line into the Men s Wear
LINGERIE IS A CHARMINGLY INTIMATE GIFT ;; inm^ROBE BLANKETS
Byes will surely sparkle on Christmas morning when the * INDIAN «OBE BLANKS IS
tissue unfolds to reveal such delightfully personal gifts-Think | 0re KO" City ( P"™ally priced f "
how nice it will be to receive a pretty step-in and Teddy-Bear of f Robe Blankets specially priceu
5 Crepe de Chine or a lovely Silken Nightie. Give the gifts you £ ^^lues 8 ^ . .. . :
like yourself. j. $9.00 values at ...
$10.00 values at .
X $14.75 values at .
and it won't h e hard to step across
* Sections and let us help you select the gifts he would choose for
•• himself—everybody trades at Seeger's and we can probably tell
; ; you of the things he says "He can't afford."
CHRISTMAS ASSORTMENT OF
The gift of handkerchiefs ad
mits of so many varieties. One
X may give a 10c handkerchief or
4* a box of three or six, or in the
3* old fashioned way, select a
X dozen good linen handkerchiefs
4. whose quality is so evident that
T they will be acceptable if wrap
31 ped in an old newspaper.
MEN'S INITIALED HAND
The initial on a man's pure
linen handkerchief gives it an
individuality that pleases his
vanity and indicates that you
have given careful thought to
its selection. He may TELL
you that he does not know
linen from salt sacks, but he
will always select these from
the pile when he's all dressed
% HE WILL CERTAINLY LIKE A
j' We KNOW he will like one
❖ of these new silk shirts for
X Christmas, becahse we've heard
X about half the fellows wno
into the store frankly
An assortment of dainty handker
chiefs from our 50c values which in
clude white with lace corners, nar
row hem embroidered styles, colored
linens with embroidered corners, pon
silks, striped and embroidered.
We were afraid they wouldn't,
get here, but they have arrived; x
in their many brilliant and mo-. A
dest shades; multi-colored 3 *
flouncse and all made of fine Y
quality Jersey Silk. Th e prices 4
$4.5« to $8.50 T All at one price, Saturday .
TOWELS AND SCARFS
Specials for Saturday only—Towels
and scarfs of embroidered huck
toweling with hemstitched ends at—
say that they hope someone will
give one to then,
than a present, it is a compli
ment to a man's good taste to
infer that he wears silk shirts
of such quality.
THE GIFT OF PIECE GOODS Y
The gift of piece goods such X
as silks, woolens or ginghams, 4*
leaves something to the imagln- X
ation. She can plan on Christ
mas Day just how she will
make it up. It's quite the fad
to give lengths of dainty lin
gerie cloth, too.
HE WILL WANT SOX—LOTS
Buy him one pair or a dozen
pairs of sox, according to your
feelings and pocket book—each
pair will b e equally acceptable
and may be all the same or of
different colors, weights and
materials for all times of the
year. It's also a thoughtful
idea to include hose supporters
with his gift sox.
HOCKEY CAPS FOR GIFTS
$2.00 values at
$1.50 values at
$1.00 values at
Jewelry it seems, has become
a universal gift, since it has
been possible to get such beau
tiful styles for so little money.
At Seeger's this year yon will
find delightful assortments al
.♦. ready for your selection at such
•j* moderate prices as will surprise
T you. "Give the gifts you'd like
X 1 yourself." ,
For man, woman
there's not a cozier gift than a T
Hockey Cap. We have them all X
sizes and styles, and fine as- 3 *
sortaient of colors from which
to select. Prices range from
40c to $1.15
BAG AND PURSE SPECIAL
Appropos of Christmas time we of
fer a group of ladies handbags in 11
different styles and a great variety
of fabrics. Som e have vanity fittings
and change purses, all are excellent
quality and specially priced for Sat
urday at .$2.98
HAND EMBROIDERED NIGHT
A most appropriate gift, priced
way below normal for Saturday's
selling. Imported from Maderia are
these daintily hand embroidered night
gowns which are specially priced as
$5.00 values at
$4.50 values at
X $4.00 values at
$3.50 values at
LINENS ARE ESSENTIAL
MEN'S AND BOYS' TIES X
This stock of nifcn's and boys' • •
ties deals a death blow to the I *
old stories of giving men and
boys the kind of ties they don't T
want—You can just about make
a selection with your eyes shut
and be sure of pleasing a man
or boy who knows or cares for .,
styles and color harmony. • •
Prices 50c to $1.50
And because they are essen
tial every day in the year, any
function or reunion—they are
gifts that prove their worth in
varied and long service,
household linen chest should be
as resourceful as our own.
Here are linens from many
lands just waiting to adorn a
GLOVES ARE "HANDY" GIFTS
BALL BAND RUBBER GOODS
Ladies' and Misses' and Chil
dren's Astrakahn roll top Waldo
four-buckle Arctics make sen
sible and smart gifts. In fact,
selection from our com
Excuse the pun—saying they
"Handy" gifts—but they
really are. and there's such a
variety of styles from which to
select. There are chamoisettes,
lisle and big woolly gloves of
brushed wool in white and
plete lines of rubber goods
could not carry you astray on
We know of several families * I
where times are a bit hard this • »
Christmas that are going to * '
maintain the old time spirit by ..
each and every one giving pres- • ;
ents, but none of the gifts to 1 [
exceed 25c in price—others are « »
making a 50c or dollar limit. ' '
We think it an excellent plan ..
and are showing a number of • »
excellent gift items all the way * '
from 10c up. . »
An old mini of our acquaint
ance tells as that he spent the
first 80 years of Ills life making
enemies with his sarcastic ton
gue, and lias spent the last 80
years In trying to make friends
—he finds the latter process
slower bat more comforting.
Let's be careful with oar cans
lx tic wit at Christmas time.
Seeger Bundlie Co
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eighth grades Tuesday evening at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Stone.
Games and a Christmas tree was en
joyed by all.
G. C. Allen was a Blackfoot visitor
Miss Vilda Williams and
Robinson were the guests of Mr. and
Mrs. E. M. Wilkins Sunday.
Miss Vesa Williams entertained the
following friends at a card party at
lier home Saturday evening. : Misses
Benit Monson, Elizabeth Marlow and
Vilda Williams and Messrs. Flane and
Roy Lydum of Firth, Theordore Jen
son and Dean Tucker.
The (students of the Firth high
9C hool presented the negro minstrel
Wednesday evening in the L. D. S.
c hapel. A large crowd attended. A
dance was given after the minstrel by
A number of the officers of the dif
ferent organizations attended
meeting at Blackfoot Sunday after
p. j. William» art I.ron« William»
^ 10 T "
^ ^ ^ NfiWel) Roll .
inson spent Sunday evening at Black
foot visiting with Leona Hines.
Received December 18
Before ' selecting your Xmas hand
kerchiefs, -call at the Rockford store.
Such a variety of pretty ones and at
such a reasonable price!
Saturday evening Mr. and Mrs. Paul
LauvioJette gave a dance at Rockford
hall. A large crowd attended and
they had the usual good time. Re
freshments were served.
The out of
Mr. and Mrs. Carl
town guests were:
Anderson from Thomas, Ed. Turpin I
from Flagtown and Mrs. Wayne Eg
bert from California. j
Mrs. Wayne Egbert from California
is visiting her parents Mr. and Mrs. j
T A. Hall the past week. j
Mr and Mrs. Allen from Nevada;
will make their home in Rockford ;
Texco Crystalite Kerosene.
Abram Scott, Charles Baker and
Melvin Ison were visitors at Black-1
returned from j
Mr9. Edi Calvin has
the hospital and is doing nicely.
Mr. Hanson and wife, potato buyer
from Blackfoot were in these parts
Edward Webb's brother from Shel
ley is visiting him at this writing.
Tom Miller, Saline Berg, Roy Allen,
Anderson, Albert Anderson^
Claus _ ,
Elmer Hall, Glen Scott and Lars Pet
erson went to the lavas after wood the
The school children are practicing
for the coming Christmas doings
which will take place the Friday eve
ning before Christmas.
Lester Sjostrom is in Utah visiting
? 6V ' J'h°' P ^ St ° r '
Sunday School at 10 a. m.
Morning Servi.e at 11 a. m.
Mrs. Fred Simons was hostess to
the members of the Entre Nous Club
Thursday afternoon. Following
dainty luncheon the members enjoy
ed the following program:
sion of the political conditions in
'Italy, Mrs. Verna Snyder, the leader,
Italian National Airs rendered by
Mrs. Fred Simons: rot! call answered
with current events; Life of Masstv
Uni by Verna Snyder: Italy's
political crisis by Mrs. L. M. Capps;
two Italian readings by Miss Marie
Dore and a piano selection by Miss
The members of the Helping Hand
Club were received at the home of
Mrs. Thomas Bible Friday afternoon.
The afternoon was spent in sewing,
following which a dainty luncheon
was served, the hostess being assist
ed by Mrs. J. Yost, Mrs. J. Miller,
Mrs. Howard and Mrs. H. Fisher.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Bollings of Og
den Utah, and Mr. and Mrs. John
Ware of Montello, Nevada, who ar
rived in Blackfoot to attend the fu
neral of their father. William Billings
last Thursday, returned to their re
spective homes Friday afternoon.
Among those who attended Sousa's
band concert in Pocatello Saturday,
were: Dr. and Mrs. Charles Mackey,
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Seeger_ Mr. and
Mrs. E. C. Rowdon, Mrs. Virginia Lil
jenquist, and the Misses Lorraine
Seeger, Wier and Overstreet.
WANTED—To hear from owner of
good- ranch for aale. State cash
price, full particulars. D. F. Bush,
adv to Dec. 81
FOR SALE—Five room bungalow
house and hiproof barn. Dimen
tions 14x24 at Taber. See William
Delzer, Taber, Idaho or M. Obergeffel
at Blackfoot, Route No. 2. Adv. 14
LOST—One large gray horse about 9
years old. Branded T on left thigh.
One black mare 2 years old brand- H
ed .T left thigh. One black mare 2
years old, strip in face, branded P on
left shoulder. One bay horse brand
ed IP on left thigh, about 4 years old.
One bay horse branded PRM on left
shoulder. Call J. R. Stocking, Phone
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! Em " lo > ers ' employees,
managers, partners, fraternal erders;
Al ' Interested that funds
and seenrlties are protected by sure
ty companies policies—AETNE—IZE.
J. H. EARLY,
, 12-15 Adv.
Two gray mares branded
left thigh, weight about 1500 lbs.
Finder call .or deliver to Merril &
Sons Ranch, east of P.la kfoot. Phone
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