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WORM) PEACE Continued from page four one day of the week, he woulg his rating for that week and be ject to corporal punishment if repeated the offense dufing the of the week. Restoring Belgium and Others "I would draw upon the nurseries and the estates and fine lawns of central empires for all the shrubs, trees, bulbs, flowers, flower seeds, and decorative growths of kind whatsoever that people wanted in the countries that had been vastated by the war, and make industrial army set them and culti vate them about the new houses, lawns and orchards of the devastated country. Dismantle Gun Factories "I would have them dismantle munition plants and gun factories and turn them into factories to make furniture, farm implements, autos, motor trucks, flying machines everything whatsoever that needed or wanted by the people ing in the districts they had stroyed. I would have the industrial army work for years building houses, making roads, laying fine water system, sewer systems, telephone lines, hauling fertilizer and doing everything that was humanly sible to make quick and abundant restoration and / restitution of cupied countries. The people of central empires would hardly realize that the war was over excepting there would be no more casualty lists so long as Fritz behaved him self and worked hard and faithfully. I would feed the industrial army well and house and clothe them, Germany furnishing the materials or paying for them as fast as she was able, v iean Life, Slavery or Death ..I would leave all the larger pro blems of statecraft, commence, boundaries and government of central empires and Qther countries to be worked by the wise men, Fritz would surely have to work, and work in the interest of the folks has outraged. He would have learn to "talk across," to other men on equality, and stop "talking up" "talking down," as if everybody was either above him or below him. would never get any brownies until he could cut out that kind of stuff seven days at a time. I would either make a man out of Fritz or I'd make him a corpse." ♦ STILL KNOCKING THEMSELVES OUT OF REASON A good many people are comment ing on what we published last issue under the heading, "Editor and Non partisan Scrap." The Non-paHisian took the view as do many of the members, that because the farmers constitute the larger part of our sub scription list, they and their doings should be, immune from criticism, and the paper should be operated just the way they want it, disregard ing the wishes of others. That is exactly the principle which they claim to be 'working against. They claim that there has been "kept press," kept by those in power and working against the interests of the farmers and in favor of those who kept the press or .supported it. They have said that this was wrong, and they propose to right these wrongs, yet they propose to force the newspaper man to do their exact bid ding or put him off the earth. Would Hurt Farmers and All. Such a course would not be for their own best Interests. If the lo cal papers should make It a rule to remain silent about every movement that was sprung, purporting to be In the Interest of the farmer, it would leave the farmers to cope with all s«rts of grafters without any aid from the press. But by the free ex change of ideas and warnings from one locality to another, not only farmers, but bankers and all kinds of trades people have been able to avoid sweeping losses from uhscru pnlous men. Have Had Examples. We had an example two or three years ago, of the press keeping still when they might have been advising one way or the other and did not. It was when some smooth men came i o Blackfoot to promote a canning ompany. The editor of this paper met one of them, and on learning What he was doing, asked for full in formation on the subject, saying that if it appeared to be a good thing, in formation about it would be given the readers thru the paper. The promoter asked that little or nothing be said about it, and gave the very reasonable explanation that establishing a canning factory was such a peculiar proposition to handle, it was better for the well informed committee to go to each individual whose help or money was wanted, and talk it all over carefully to gether. He said that published articles on the subject usually con fused the public and did more harm than good. Silenced the Newspaper. The editor of this paper "fell" for that excuse, and remained silent. A great miany of the local men were "talked into" taking lumps of stock In the concern, and as id well known, they made a clean and absolute loss.' The promoters got away with their part and the purchasers of stock lost all. Besides that they contracted to raise beans and peas and perhaps other produce for canning ,and lost that too, for the canning never terlalized. We have come to the conclusion that any proposition that will not bear the light of day and the light of the press in an open discussion, is a dangerous thing to engage in. And any movement, political partisan, non-partisan, wet, dry or moral that insists upon everybody doing it'their way or getting off of the earth, is very likely to have something unrea sonable and uqfair about it. We Uttered a Note of Warning One year ago this paper published note of warning about the Non partisan league, saying that it might accomplish a great deal of good, as we belfeved ft had done in North Dakota, but that It smacked of high handed Methods, and tha* the ditions in Idaho were not the that had existed In North Dakota and the speakers knew it or ought know it. In our own state legisla ma con same h. b. McCauley of kouiE one " ROASTS THE REPUBLICAN EDITOR lose sub he rest the Is a Nonpartisan and Proud of It. Displays the Marks of a Radical but Says He Is not'One. Is not Well Informed bill Is Receiving More Information Than He Can Use. de the The Idaho Republican has had hundreds of assurances that It was doing a great, deal of good for the farmers, and for all classes by deal ing fairly with all, and by going out and studying the problems of the farmers in -particular, and giving publicity to it in such g way that it brought substantial benefits. This has been a subject of almost univer sal remark by all classes of people who have read the paper for the past several years, and yet when we criti cise what farmers are doing as we criticise others when we think they are making mistakes, some of the Radical fellows condemn everything we have done, forget even their own utterances of how much good we have done the farmers, and write letters like the following, much to the amusement of their neighbors, w.ho usually remember things the same men have said that are quite the contrary to what is said when writing in anger: all Black Foot, Idaho. Oct 11 1918 R. F. D. no 1 to the Idaho Republican Sir I am Droping You a line to tell You that I dont Want Your. Dirty little old Paper Sent to Me any. More. as You are always Sluring the Non Partisan League and the Farmers Because they are trying to Vindicate thenr Selves and get a square Deal a >™y s 1 , oad ' ng Kosevelt and gooding Both of them Has Had a turn at the Head of the state and na tion But Just as soon as the farmers or the Man that is down and Wants a square Deal you and all the other Party Papers Print all sorts of stuff to try and Keep them from gitting It. You never Print anything to Help the laborer or 'the Farmers, if they Had ^ th f* r JU8t . Du ® 8 they Would Jl 0t « av ®° ° rga ? lz ® to get it, and as Alrade He is Just trying to help the trusts to get a Better Holt on the country and take a slap at the League and the good farmer Now I am a farmer and a Non Part Pro MplJn !?t° w w d L am n°! Pro german or I. W. W. either But stand forthe Welfare of the good old U. S. A. Why dont You Print some of j * J ture the preceeding winter, sixty-six measures were introduced in the in terest of farmers, and .sixty-three of them jvere enacted into law, and yet the speakers for the league were 1 prating about "the interests" operat- j ing the legislative bodies and the courts in their own behalf and against the interests of the farmers. At the same time the legislature of North Dakota where the league was ' strong, was trying to amend the state as constitution to take out the provis ions for creating an army for the de fense of the country, for taking the literacy and good character provis ions out of the requirements for ap Plicatiants for qitizenhsip and strik ing a death blow to the state educa- of tiomal institutions. th* the things that the Bisness Mqn tb - U ! bt H ?hwI5L are «° ng t0 Beat and Rob the farmers Hey. D McCauley tnwn T „m 8 Lf, 8 a00 v n as JL«° me *2 qJTho at Ypur , ® tflc ®^ a "d Settle for the few ®®P pl ®« x - °- u - ^ wm w Y ,°u Ihl 'r L^r tnn Lin o , Wa ' ch tho Ro^oftn u -Probably See the Sepuel to it in it. Yours respfuly H. B McCauley Black Foot Idaho , Signed, R 1 Sounds Like a Radical This writer shows his bias and un reasonableness or his lack of infor- ' mation by stating that Roosevelt and Gooding have never done anything to aid the farmer. Such a statement would not be worth replying to if it were not so untrue and so serious thiat a man claiming to be for the "good old U. S. A." should have the audacity to speak so. He is un doubtedly only repeating what some organizer has said to him or in his presence and not speaking his own original observations. Gooding a Worker Gooding has done so mucji for the common people and has always been so ready to take up any fight for righting wrongs wherever he found them, a person has only to look into his record anywhere to find proof of it. Just recently he made a drive to get more cars for Jdaho farmers and stockmen, and did it by pouring tele grams into Washington to compel attention to conditions among the shippers of wheat, potatoes and sheep, and he got more cars to mov ing Into Idaho. f Using the dub. And wherever, a newspaper pub lished anything In opposition to their -i program it was boycoted and threat -1 * ened with opposition newspapers of i m their own to "put them out of busl- 1 ness." In Dakota they have started, a good many newspapers of their own and now have their own "kept press" that they have been raising such a wail about others operating. There are very few papers in the country of the class they complain about, and the honest, independent papers are not at all responsible for that. Proving Our Prediction. In our first league criticism of a year ago, heretofore spoken of, we said there was one unfailing test of the sincerity of such an organization as the league and that was that if they were willing to be criticised, it was to their credit, and if they were unwilling and disposed to boycot any one who disagreed with them, or who failed to endorse them, it was an un mistakable sign of the unreasonable element, and they could be expected to do the very things they were or ganized to prevent others from doing, according to their own statements. We predicted that they would boycot any newspaper that did not endorse them, and we believe they are fur nishing proof that we were right. 1 of a the for and and if Gooding for the Common People For the past year and a half up to tne time he took up his campaign for the senate, he was fuel adminis trator for Idaho, working without salary, and right well did be system atize the fuel situation and get ac tion on the lagging activities of coal mines and railroads. Taking hold of the subject at a time when it considered hopeless, and when was • , men were saying it was such a hopeless task that Frank Gooding had for once tackled a Waterloo he smoothed out the difficulties so effectually that he prevented a repetition of our former losses and suffering, and averted a season of disaster that was by many considered inevitable. All last spring when men were trying to get arrangements made to build the spur from Driggs to the new coal mine, as often as difficulties appeared and blocked the project, Gooding would take hold and flnt^ a way around or over the trouble. After coming to the rescue several times, and making long trips to get action, the plan was approved at Washing ton and the road is under construc tion and it is expected that we shall be getting coal from there before mid-winter. McCauley a Good Man A person going back over Good ing's record finds a life full of such activities, and always fearless and ;without regard for the trusts and in favor of a fair deal for all, notwlth standing the statement of our friend Mr. McCauley. We believe that Mr McCauley has been misled by agita tors. We bellve that he is a far bet ter man than his badly written letter and his crude discourteous expres sions would Indicate. We believe that the use of such expressions as "dirty little old paper," are picked up from the league speakers and or ganizers he has heard talking, and that he feels honored to find a chance to repeat their expressions. In every address we have heard made by league men they have slurred the press collectively as if they were all v ile, and have spoken of them as the "kept press," and the "servants gotten that the editor he was ad dressing had a reputation for dealing fairly with all sides of questions and with all classes and industries, and especially with the farmers whom Mr. McCauley says we are always slurring. He asks why we have not printed something about the way the business men beat and rob the farm ers. Mr. McCauley seems to forget the sixty-two chapters we published on the tax question to get protec tion for the taxpayers, the farmers being the main body. He seems to forget the twelve chapters we pub lished to straighten out.the tangle and aid the helpless patients at the asylum He seems to have forgotten the sixteen chapters w e published to show that a certain deserving poor people and poor widows in this county were receiving less aid than they deserved and needed, while other undeserving people were wear ing fine raiment, getting money they did not need and deserve. He seems not to have noticed that this paper is just now conducting a cainpaign to get better roads among the farms, and a system of high lines for the better handling of coal and beet pulp so the big stockmen will not be al lowed to have all the beet pulp, and the othrs farther out over the county barred out. uur system, when put Into operation will put them all on the same basis, but our Mr. McCauley has not comprehended the magni tude of the things this paper is ad vocating, tho he swears by what the organizers and the leaders tell him. Mr. McCauley probably forgets that the last legislature enacted sixty s,x new laws at the request of the farmers, and the government has al ready attended to many other things war measures that the league or ganizers are telling such men as Mr. McCauley that they are going to ac complteh thru the league. Mr. Me Cauley ought to wake up and see what he already has at his command, and he would see that he has no need going after them thru the league, McCauley is Only Mistaken Since Mr McCanlav phallnnepn na since Mr. McCauley challenges us of blg business," and "defenders of monopoly." They always talk in the 8 P lrit of bragadocia and defiance, the same as Mr. McCauley writes, and we (think that if Mr. McCauley had list ened to addresses by courteous men, using clean fair language, delivered with respect and'courtesy and with the force of truth, that Mr. McCauley would have addressed his letter in that spirit, and would not have for with "You never print a thing to help the laborers or the farmers," we re er him to th case of nine laboring ®u, H. A. McCaffery and others, whose case we fought thru the Idaho Republican for six months in the y®iar 1914, not so much because we (could help McCaffery and his crowd, to Set the square deal for scores other laborers who might come after them, and we broke up the practice, then in vogue, of throwing men In jail simply to give the jailer chance to graft the taxpayers for meals at outrageous prices. His remark, that we never do any thing for the farmer's interest indi cates that he doeB not know we in duced the Oregon Short Line to send their demonstration trains out over branch lines of this county to demonstrate for the scattered settlers long ago. He probably does not know the part this paper took in agitating for and putting up our own money to' help get the experimental station at Aberdeen. He has also forgotten that this paper agitated two years to get the county agent the farm bureau for this county, certainly that helps the farmers it helps anybody. us do of on to he by He May Express Regret We think that Mr. McCauley owes g - 1 , , Ked Ters We have gotten little snatches and big bunches of things our county has been doing in Red Cross work, but there are many other and more intimate gifts and actions proving devotion to the cause that quite swells our heart with pride and ad miration. The volume is too great to publish in detail, but a glance thru the cord of *Mrs. Lee, the secretary, shows the following gleaniiigs from pages overflowing with interest. Members of the high school have been willing atsall times to do stereo-1 graphic work, make boxes by the dozens for shipping, tables, lockers, and anything at almost any time. The power company have furnished electricity for sewing* machine mo tors and other things. The Stand rod bank furnished comfortable rooms for the surgical dressing chap ter until they proved too small for the class. Every hall in town has been gladly opened for use for long or short perods. The sale of Red Cross thimbles netted perhaps flOO. Dances and dinners and quilts have been made money producers. Relief societies and churches have been untiring in their efforts, with the young people of their congregations following very closely in the wake of their more ex perienced leaders. The Maccabes are mentioned for activity. The Red Cross society has given lunches and been on the alert to gather in neces-1 sary cash. (Reprinted to Correct Errors) Schools all over the county have exceeded every friendly demand for cheerful service. School teachers (have not only fallen in line, but often taken initiative to give plays, concerts and other entertain-1 ments thiat have supplied valu able recreation and contributed largely to the fund'account. Hayes' Gift Shop, the Bon Ton and Jorgensen's grocery have donated a percentage of their sales, thereby showing faithful loyalty. The mer chants and printers have thought fully forgotten to send In bills quite frequently. When necessity enforced more commodious quarters for the faith ful sewing, knitting and Belgian re lief chapters Mr. Parkinson came promptly to relieve the situation by donating the use of Buttcane hall for one year. Then when those tireless surgical dressings™ were too crowded for comfort, the Boise Payette Lumber company came to rescue them by providing delightful housing during the period to the war. We all remember what a big boost those jolly good natured stockmen, farmers' wives and children, yes, and the farmers themselves of course, gave with their street sales of that wonderful rooster, thl calf, (or was It calves,) sheep and hens and eggs. i nd , Ce "' ral marl F et 8 ® ld do ;l nated veal and we all bought it and P U n C „ ed 8< wLV I< i YWhat a lot of fun we ~^ ad over those sales.' ^There was a Chautauqua check for ,f,? d Shelley are am witb la mti ° r f, 1 ? 18 every little village ml 8 , go f n , 0Ter top in turned in a check for $42.20 they to t h« Thl I- °V « 0 i d o g p= wa8 &°p te mlmhaJ^^ ntrIbUted meml) ershlp , t ® e Q ® c °^ ed ln " ln . gs ver5 L 0 , fte "\ TJ 1 ®^ cike gold $8^00 Another '"Amril U 2 3* ff, K ® .lu' A , pril „ .or r ft „ plg ' donated by Hul1 7, ' ftn - m . p ^, at u L C ® ton Jl*hi'' C J ub JL * anotl l er a few d ?, y8 i t L 3 °' 5 ° * t e A L ard ea " d „ y ' r ^ n across a gtowfn^a eitt U On Ue ii™ n ?f ffm ® a " -nnntAra^h Monro ® 0U F ael P rt y a n g «pl. b nf th°f 0 w.f* nd a h ^ heat t bat Walter blad " m '"J*?" 8 p '2 m ' mL™ 5°-'i r ? e * hey patch*vieldine well * 1 Another time Mr Pnrvin he " *i£> ™n!. b g® t^ch.Ln sale ailing rove d a winner 4 TenH ^ t £ 4 aS Mr 7 Doud ^a ve I *20 00 a7d Mr Paiton 1 1 loo 1 Jow ^ rich ihe fm^rtint eelehra 1 1fin nn/^rilt " 6b a ' beca " se we from the front Five ^oifne^adtoS Sed as nurses con Jted i on the streets Xt S d the ^ J™ Se tftasurer *70 if olole! rl blev *2 40 Orion An(W * 1 1 n on ora^WatiH *12 so not say these eenti JmL con« P t«d fhese omounta th«v l! naHona Tq A.vU dLifla nations. J. s. Davis donated $10.00 September 5 and Joseph Williams brought them $24.50, also there was auction sale of $24,50 and so on the good things run. Mrs. Watson $12.50 in another entry, camp fire girls $51.45, J. B. Sage $10.00. About the last record is an offering by the city of all the round up conssesslons. We nearly forgot all of those books the soldiers and Christmas boxes. This imcomplete report gives the reader an idea of the hearty response unity and support and generous ef fort Bingham county has bestowed upon Red Cross work the past year. Truly a good showing and encourage ment for further effort to continue until we heart he cry of "Victory!" from our soldiers "over there." . commit Same date records a dona on apology, and we believe he will tender it if he will only sit down and some thinking on his own account remember that he and th& editor the Republican are likely to work together for many years trying .accomplish as much as possible the general good. If Mr. Mc Cauley Is a new-comer in the county can find out a great deal about, record of the Idaho Republican asking his neighbors, and If he I not been here long, we wonder where he secured his information for what he has already said. KNITTING INSTRUCTIONS Sweaters, Important Suggestions Casting on and binding off must be loose. When knitting with two needles, always slip first stitch. | To measure a garment, lay it on a level surface and measure with a dependable measure (wood, metal, or celluloid, not a tape line.) Terms used, (applying to plain knitting with two needles): a "row" °hce across; a "ridge" or "rib"— once across and back. Sweater of Heavy-Weight Wool Quantity of wool required:—about I one pound or four hanks of 4-5 yarn, One pair Red Cross needles No. 3. Oast on 7 2 stitches. Knit 2, purl 2, for 3 inches, Knit across and purl back for 10 Inches, Knit 1 row. v-O Knit 6, purl across; and knit | last 6 stitches, (B) Knit all the way across, Repeat (A) and (B) for 8 inches, Knit across and back 8 times; (making 4' ridges.) Knit 6; then purl 1, knit 1 for 11 pitches; knit 6. I Bind off 26 stitches for neck, First Shoulder Knit 6; then purl 1, knit 1 for 11 stitches; knit 6. Knit 7; then purl 1, knit 1 for 10 stitches; knit 6. Continue to knit and purl back and forth in this way 14 times, which leaves the wool at inner edge, Break off wool and tie it on at I neck-opening for stitches; knit 6. Second Shoulder Knit 7; then purl 1, knit X for 10 Knit 6; then purl 1, knit 1, for I H stitches; knit 6. I Continue to knit and purl back and forth in this way 14 times, which | leaves the wool at inner edge, | Cast on 26 stitches; knit6; then P url 1. knit 1, for 11 stitches; knit 6. Knit across and back 8 times I (making 4 ridges.) (C) Knit all the way across. I l*>) Knit 6; purl across, and knit lft st 6 stitches, Repeat (C) and (D) for 8 inches, Knit across and purl hack for 10 laches. Purl 2 > knit 2, for 3 Inches, Bind off losely. Sew up sides, leaving 9 inches for armholes, Single-crochet 1 row around neck and armholes, Measurements: stretched,) Across chest (not stretched,) 17 20 laches, WOMANS' COMMITTEE BUTTONS - Buttons, with the insignia of the woman's committee, council of de lease may be obtained in 1000 lots t0 J'etail at 10 cents each, Any one wishing one of these buttons aend their name ter Mrs. E. Thoreson, county chairman of wo man ' 8 committee and If the aggre ga |:® aumber of the state reaches I-®®® Ike order will be sent In. Neck li% —12% (when inches. ♦ ♦ Otto Conger spent one day last week on a fishing trip. BUCK LOSSES SORELY PREVENTED 1 1 CUTTM'S BLACKLEG PILLS Low-priced, fresh, sellable; professed by LEG western stock men. because they prefect where other , vaccines foil. W&mmVi Write for booklet and testimonials. f .m' 10-dote pkg. Blackleg Pills, $1.00 VM 50-deso pkg. Blackltg Pills* $4.00 ^ Use any injector, but Cutter's simplest and strongest uperiority of Cutter products is due to over IS oLspecializing in VACCINES AND SRRUMS .Insist on Cutter' 3. II unobtainable. The years ONLY, order direct , Th» Cutter Labontory. B»rfc»l»y. Ctllfornli ^ RORFRTA © § a You Have Seen That Unsightly 'X 1.1 mm Ridge of the Corset Showing the Lower End You may know the woman was dot wearing a Roberta Laced in-Front for when propery fitted in a Roberta, your figure line is continuous without any semblance of a ridge at either, the top or bottom of the corset. Roberta Corsets cling to the figure and give snug lines below the waist The rubber inserts allow freedom when sitting. The Clasps with flexible tops and the rubber inserts make Robertas most desirable. I Roberta designing also gives a waist line with Just a l|tle nip iti the front sides. Be fitted in a Roberta and noterw change there Is in your figure. hat a Our corsetieres for fitting. No charge will gladly suggest your model. The Seeger-Bundtie Co. it EVERYBODY'S STORE " ROBERTA •TTtAD^Vfl^i rVjfcOiATEAZD The Shield under lac ers really completes your corset L^cecf'/n -/Tont Chrs^t^ Miss Violet Aldous returned to her home in Rexburg Monday, after spending a few dayB in Blackfcot visiting with friends and relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Bean and daughter returned to their home in Kansas City, after spending the sum mer in Blackfoot. GEORGE H. STEVENSON Graduate Veterinary Surgeon '" n e, Heese Feed Tarda. Calls at tended to day and night W. A. BEAKLEY Attorney and Counsellor at Law Practice in All Courts Rooms 1 and 2 Eccles Bldg. Office Phone 163 Highest Cash Prices —FOR— HIDES, PELTS, CLEAN RUBBER BOOTS AND SHOES Cast Iron Ssrap Iron Rags. Branch of Great Western Hide Co. M. VOLPERT Mgr. BLA&KFOOT, IDA. $15.00 per ton . 10.00 per ton 1.50 per cwt. Bridge St. ARTHUR W. HOLDEN LAWYER Office B. W. & M. Building Idaho Falls, Ida. HOTEL KEYSTONE Remodeled, Strictly Modern and Newly Furnished; Hot and Gold Water in Every Room Mrs. F. O. Keyes, Prop. Phone 544 Blackfoot, Ida. Main St. Home' made harness, Fishing tackle and fishing licenses A11 work strictly guaranteed. Blackfoot Harness Shop Leo Heiiish PRS. RICHARDS & VON IIARTEN -SKSHT DtAB. Richards DrAEVonHarte* Blackfoot. Idaho Eyes tested. . Remedies for weak defective eyes. Offices over Palace Drug store, Blackfoot, Idaho. adv. BLACKFOOT CAMP NO. 693 WOODMEN OF THE WORLD first and third Fridays in each month at I. O. O. F. hall at 8 p. m. Visiting neighbors are cordially In to attend. J. J. QUILLIN, C. C., JOHN H. BOND, Clerk. ROYAL NEIGHBORS Meet the second and fourth Wed nesdays of each month. I. O. O. F. No. 60 W. Bridge street. GRACE FAULCONER, Oracle. Jennie ROSSITER. Recorder.