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The Idaho Republican. [volume] (Blackfoot, Idaho) 1904-1932, October 18, 1918, Image 2

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Miss Lovina Ferrill, who is going
away to school, gave a farewell party
at her home last Wednesday evening.
Some of the young folks attended
it and had a very delightful time
playing games and eating the dainty
luncheon that she had prepared.
Miss Medora Grimmett has re
turned to her home, after being gone
for about three weeks, she likes the
Twin Falls country, and reports that
she spent a very pleasant visit with
her friends.
James Ockerman, who has a ranch
in the hills, and who was a former
resident of this town, spent two days
with the Grimmett family. Sunday
he and Wayne Grimmett started on
horse back for their ranch.
Chester Grimmett, who works for
the O. S. L. was delayed in his work
a few days because he got one of his
fingers put out of place, He spent
Saturday and part of Sunday at his
home here.
The chorus girls met at the home
of Mrs. Maud Robbins last Thursday
evening. They practiced a few songs
which they will sing at a future date.
Miss Revella Wray is the clerk in
the Lindsay and Welker store. Valeda
Leavitt has been the clerk for the
past year or two.
The M. I. A. social had to be de
layed on account of the Spanish in
fluenza, which has broken out quite
badly here and in the surrounding
towns. There are a few cases of it
here now. There has been no public
gatherings here for some time and
there will not be any until the de
cease is checked.
The beet and potato harvest are
progressing very rapidly, but the
farmers are having quite a time to
get the help that they need.
Glen urouch has been on the sick
list for the past week.
Blanche Robuins has been an the
Bick list for a few days past.
■ Mr. and Mrs. Riley Wheeler will
live in the John Wheeler home this
■winter. The John Wheeler family
have moved to Rigby, Idaho.
Virgil and Ida McBride will live in
the house that O. M. Belnap used to
Mr. and Mrs. P C. McBride will
live in the house that was once
owned by George England.
Mrs. Grieves has been on the dick
list for the past few days, but is now
Many of the people from here at
tended the carnival and round up in
Mrs. Jennie Williams who has
gone to Camp Fremont to spent the
winter, wrote to her home folks and
Baid that the camp was quarentined
for influenza.

Curtis Loveless has gone to Black
foot to work.
Mrs. J. W. Sprauge and Louise Ver
bick attended the round up at Black
foot the first of the week.
The Utah-Idaho Sugar company
shipped out the sugar beet seed
• raised in this vicinity this year Wed
Mrs. W. R. Leach entertained at
dinner Tuesday evening in honor of
the teachers of the Sterling schools,
at her home on the Crystal Springs
ranch. Covers were laid for fifteen.
W. W. Hayes and family motored
to Blackfoot Wednesday to attend
the round up.
Miss Rosa aale received the sad
news of the death of a cousin at her
home near Blackfoot. She went up
Wednesday night to attend the
funeral, which was held Thursday.
The farmers began digging sugar
beets here on the tenth.
O. E. Nelson and family returned
Tuesday from an auto trip thru Utah.
They attended the _ tah state fair
while there.
H. R. Chappell and L. Mont Rich
motored to Blackfoot Wednesday to
attend the round up.
Mrs. H. K. Wiley entertained Wed
nesday afternoon in honor of Mrs.
Loomis of Illinois, who is her guest.
F. G. Hale of Rose motored down
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Berryman s Hardware
No. Mt
Wednesday evening. His daughter
Misa Hale accompanied him home.
Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Grover and
baby went to Blackfoot Monday,
where they will spend the week.
Mrs. J. B. Ziegler entertained the
Larkin club Saturday afternoon at
her home.
Leach and Berryman purchased
125 head of fine cattle from R.
Crouch this week. They branded
them Tuesday afternoon at the feed
Vince Marriott was a passenger
on Wednesday's train for Blackfoot.
Bishop R. A. Ward has a new
Buick car.
Miss Margaret Driscoll substituted
for Miss Hale in the fourth and fifth
grade room during her absence.
The Mutual society gave a social
Tuesday evening at the church.
Picnic supper was served and danc
ing was enjoyed by the guests pre
Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Hutchinson
and children motored to Blackfoot
Thursday to attend the round up.
Miss Lucile Pew was the guest of
her sister in Blackfoot this week.
Miss Rosa Hale, mother and uncle
went to American Falls Friday after
C. G. Loveless is weighing beets
for the Utah-Idaho Sugar company
herd this week.
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Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Reid have spent
part of the week at Hamer fishing.
Mr. and Mrs. William Pratt are the
proud parents of a baby boy, born
Friday evening.
The Red Cross ladies met with
Mrs. James Just Thursday afternoon.
Those present were Mesdames Frank
Just, N. A. Just, Hughes and Chute.
The afternoon was spent in knitting.
Miss Gail Just spent the week-end
in Blackfoot visiting friends.
Misses Alice and Loraine Snyder
and Glenona Thomas returned to
their home in Blackfoot, after spend
ing the week-end here visiting
friends. _ „
Mr. and Mrs. Bruno of Idaho Falls
were business visitors here Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Brown of Black
foot motored out to the Hiawatha
farm on liberty bond business.
Mr. and Mrs. Leo Gushwa motored
out to Presto Sunday.
The farmers are very busy digging
their potatoes and threshing their
Miss Hazel Martinell of Blackfoot
is the guest of Miss Olive Cook.

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Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Zeigler and
Albert and Mrs. Elmer Zeigler
down from Pahsimeroi for a
few days last week.
The directors of the New Lava Side
Ditch company and two of the di
rectors of the People's canal met
with Louis Felt' Thursday evening.
They are talaing of enlarging the
head of the New Lava Side canal.
Bishop J. S. Gardner was ill a
few days last week.
In the Red Cross linen drive, this
district was asked to furnish five
sheets and twelve turkish towels,
which were freely given. *
Lorenzo Hansen came up from
Fort Hall last week and took his lit
tle daughter Helena back with him.
Lewis Taylor is now working night
shift at the sugar factory.
Mr. and Mrs. George Clayton vis
ited Peter Swenson and family Sun
Mrs. Zinas Norman and daughter
Ileen spent Sunday with Mrs. Louis
Felt and children.
Little John Norman son of Mr.
and Mrs. ..ohn S. Norman has been
very ill the past few days.
Oscar Barnes and family of Ucon
spent Sunday with U. W. Taylor and
other friends.
Mr. and Mrs. William Beasley mo
tored from Blackfoot out to their
place in the big bend to see their
George Mason has been digging
his potatoes an* they are turning out
exceptionalyy good. Yielding betweep
200 and 250 sacks to the acre.
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School has closed here for two
weeks on account of sickness and the
parents needing their children to
help harvest the crops.
The Findlay boys have finished
threshing in McDonaldville and
neighborhood and have gone to Idaho
Falls to thresh at that place.
Mr. and Mrs.. R. H. Hofflne have
returned home ' from attending the
funeral of Mrs. Hofflne's father at
Lava Hot Springs.
Marinus Jensen is hauling beets
for Peter Larsen.
The Mexicans, who have , been
working oh the new railroad located
at the Peterson beet dump have
moved to Shelley, where thy will top
The Bally family who are suffer
ing with Spanish influenza are in a
very serious condition. Mr. Baily's
sister from Salt Lake arrived here
the first of the week to take care of
the sick folks.
Mr. and Mrs. Snow Wilson are re
joicing over the arrival of a baby
Mrs. Sarah Gray is on the s#ck list.
Miss Nellie Hofflne is working for
Mrs. Harrison Jackson at Rose.
Mr. and Mrs. Goals' home was
gladdened by the arrival of a fine
baby girl last Thursday, Oct. 10,
1918. Mother and baby are doing
The Fred Cooper family are re
ported ill with the Spanish Influenza.
John Thomas, chairman of the Re
publican state central committee at
Boise recently received the following
letter from Congressman Addison T.
Smith at Washington, telling how he
expects to spend his time during the
present campaign, and Mr. Thomas
passes it on to the press for trans
mission to the people of Idaho, as a
matter of interest to them in account
ing for the way our representative
is spending his time,
I am receiving many letters sug
gesting that I return to Idaho and
participate in the campaign, and
while I should greatly enjoy visiting
the state and meeting my friends, I
cannot justify my absence from
Washington while congress is in ses
sion and when important legislation
,concerning the conduct of the war is
frequently and at times unexpectedly
proposed for consideration.
In addition, hundreds of calls by
The letter
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telegram and lelter are continously
reaching me from the fathers and
mothers of Idaho, with reference to
allotments njade by their sons, and
concerning the boys who are sick,
wounded or dying in France and in
the camps and cantonments in this
country, which deserve prompt and
personal attention,
that I had failed to appreciate the
responsibilities of my position were
I not here to personally render every
possible attention to these requests.
In no campaign heretofore for re
election have I left Washington while
congress was in session to look after
my political interests, and I think it
would be unfair to my constituents
to do so during the crisis confronting
the country, when every citizen es
pecially those charged with official
responsibilities, is expected to dis
charge his duty to the country at the
sacrifice of all personal considera
tions. >
At this time when our boys are
offering their lives in defense of the
nation's rights, and many of them
have already made the supreme sac
rifice, partisan politics should be for
gotten. The one great task confront
ing the country is the winning of the
war, and until we are victorious the
supreme thought and devotion of
every man in public and private life
should be to the service of his
country. In ever yvote I have cast
x as a member of congress since the
war began partisanship or personal
political advantage has not influenced
me. My one thought has been to con
tribute to the enactment of those
laws intended to aid in bringing the
war to a victorious conclusion at the
earliest date possible, and to make
every provision for the safety, health
and comfort of the boys who are
fighting our battles. | expect to con
tinue to so vote during the duration
of the war and until our national
affairs have resumed normal condi
tions. I believe that I will be sus
tained in the wisdom and fairness of
the conclusion I have reached to re
main here where I can be of the best
service rather than to neglect the
duties I have assumed by returning
.home for the purpose of aiding in my
I should feel
I am perfectly willing to leave my
candidacy for re-election to the good
judgment of the Idaho voters, with
the consciousness of having exerted
my best efforts to properly represent
their best interests at the nation's
Sincerely yours,
M. C.
Events Leading (Jp to Break Be
tween Huns and the Powers
of Europe.
King George Sent Appeals for Peace,
but Kaiser Decided That Sword
Had Been Forced Into Hie Hand,
and Hostilities Began.
On June 28, 1914, Archduke Frank
Ferdinand, heir apparent to Austria
Hungary, was assassinated, with his
consort, the Duchess of Hohenberg,
by Bosnian conspirators at Sarajevo,
the capital of Bosnia, where Pan-Slavic
feeling ran high.
On July 23 the Austro-Hungarian
minister at Belgrade presented to the
Serbian government a drastic ulti
matum, demanding punishment of the
alleged Serbian Instigators of the trag
edy and imposing, along with many
other humiliating demands, the con
dition that Serbia "accept the collab
oration of Austrian officials in the sup
pression of the Pan-Serbian move
ment," and giving her weaker neigh
bor forty-eight hours in which to com
It was openly the aim of Austria,
"in accord with Germany," not only
to deprive Serbia of Its political in
dependence, but also to inflict a check
to Russiu. From then on events
moved rapidly. Serbia, on July 25,
gave way to all the Austrian demands,
but denied the right of Austria to ex
ercise judicial authority in Serbia.
Italy, before the expiration of the
ultimatum, made it known that she
was not in sympathy with the Austro
Hungarian note to Serbia.
At once diplomatic exchanges be
gan between the various powers to
avert the war that was impending;
but, on July 27, Austria issued a note
to the powers stating that Serbia's ac
quiescence to her demands was un
satisfactory and "filled with the spirit
of dishonesty," and on the following
day* July 28, Austria declared war on
Russia at once began to mobilize,
and notified the powers that she would
not permit the invasion of Serbia. The
next (lay .Sir EdwarjJ Grey, British
secretary for foreign affairs, sent
peace proposals for a council of Eu
rope to both the kaiser and the czar.
His action was supported by France
and Italy.
The kniser's reply was a general or
der of mobilization and an ultimatum
with a twelve-hour limit, to Russia to
stop mobilizing. Of France, Germany
demanded to be informed of her atti
tude in case of a Russo-German war.
This was on July 30, and on the same
day Austria invaded Serbia.
On July 31 military law was pro
claimed throughout Germany, and Rus
sia ordered a general mobilization.
Personal messages were exchanged
between the czar and the kaiser, to
both of whom King George sent ap
peals for peace, but on August 1 Ger
many suddenly decided that
sword had been forced into her hand"
and declared war on Russia,
Austria was still actually negotiating
with the czar.
France at once ordered a general
iiiobilization and Italy formally de
clared her neutrality. It was plain that
a general war was inevitable.
The kaiser sent an ultimatum in
German to King Albert of Belgium on
August 2, demanding free passage for
his armies. The same day German
forces crossed the frontiers of Luxem
burg and France, and on August 3
Germany declared war on France.
On the morning of August 4 the
German army invaded Belgium, which
had already appealed to England to
preserve her neutrality, and the Brit
ish ambassador in Berlin demanded
the immediate withdrawal of the
kaiser's forces from Belgium, and, un
able t6 obtain satisfaction, England de
clared war on Germany the same even
ing, to the unaffected dismay of the
German chancellor, who could not be
lieve that "jtlst for a scrap of paper
England was going to make war."
Does Not Pleahe Lodge.
Washington. — Acceptance In any
degree of the German reply to Presi
dent Wilson's note means the loss of
the war for the allies, Senator Lodge
of Massachusetts, minority leader and
ranking Republican of the foreign re
lations committee of the senate, de
No Peace 8hort of Surrender.
Chicago. — There can be no peace
short of unconditional surrender, Gov
ernor Frnnk O. Lowden of Illinois
averred in a speech at the dedication
of the Illinois Centennial monument
American Submarine Chaser Sunk.
Washington. — An American .sub
marine chaser, designated as the 219,
sank in foreign waters October 9,
after an explosion, with the death of
enlisted man and the injury of one
officer and eight men.
Hunger Aids Downfall of Bolshevlkl.
Stockholm.—Hunger Is hastening
the downfall of the Bolshevik! regime
in Russia far more than the feeble
and disorganized efforts of the op
posing political parties, according to
reliable news received here.
Andren Auto Co.
Agents for Chalmers and
Oakland Cars, Pennsyl
vania Oilproof Vacuum
Cup and Federal Tires.
Phone 474
South Main St.
Whereas all commodities used by
our profession have been Increased
from 100 to 300 per cent and living
expenses increased 100 per cent or
more; and whereas we have been
working for the same fees for many
years past, we deem it only justice
and feel that in order to meet the
above-mentioned increased expenses
of business and living, we are en
titled to better fees.
We the undersigned physicians
therefore agree to the following fees,
to take effect on and after October
lo, 1918.
Office consultation (strictly cash)
*1.60 to $5.00.
Day visits within city limits $3.00
Night visits within city limits
(9.00 p. m. to 7 a. m.) $5.00.
Obstetrical cases within city limits
(ordinary) $35.00.
Out-of-town visits $1.50 per
mile plus the city fee.
Telephone consultation is consid
ered the same as office consultation.
All services must be on a cash
Now fell Sitjl os
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We have increased greatly the size of
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W. W. BECK, M. D.
H. J. Simmons, M. D.
W. E. Patrie, M. D.
J. B. DAVIS, M. D.

Big Surprise to
Many in Blackfoot
People are surprised at the IN
STANT action of simple buckthorn
bark, glycerine, etc., as mixed in Ad
ler-l-ka. ONE SPOONFUL flushes the
ENTIRE bowel tract so completely it
relieves ANY CASE sour stomach,
gas or constipation and prevents ap
pendicitis. The INSTANT, pleaasnt
action of Adler-i-ka surprises both
doctors and patients. It removes foul
matter which poisoned your stomach
for months. Edw. Thoreson, drug
gist. adv.
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^Telephone 389
On Account of Sickness
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