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OFFICIAL PAPER OF CITY AND COUNTY BLACKFOOT, ,BINGHAM COUNTY. IDAHO, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1918 $3 a Year Vol. XV. No. 15-A NEWSPAPER MEN WILL OBEY RULE Order of the Priqt Paper Section of the War Induseries Board Publishers of Newspapers Must Adopt Cash-and-OaiTy Principle This Week and File Sworn Report Saturday Showing Compliance. If Your Paper Doesn't Arrive Friday You Will Know the Reason. says MUST GO ON THE CASH BASIS OCTOBER 81 On Friday the first day of No vember ,the second step in the pro ' cess of plaoing all the weekly and semi-weekly papers in the United States on a cash basis, will go into effect or publishers will be, liable. On the first of 'September the order went into effect that no consumer of print paper should longer give away his news matter printed on it. He must sell it at a living price or quit using the paper. He must have a subscription list of pay-customers sufficient to sustain his publication or quit. He cannot give them away nor give part of them away nor send It to people who do not order or who do not pay. On the' first day of October the cash order went into effect for dail ies, and on Friday of this week, it goes into effect for weeklies and semi-weeklies, to the extent that all who are as much as three months in arrears must be dropped from the list till they pay up and then they can only be taken on again by paying in advance. This order will apply to every week's transactions thereafter, and will automatically clean up the list. If any publisher does not obey orders, he becomes a slacker and will be prohibited from buying any more print paper, and there you have the end of him. _ The label (address) on the left hand upper corner of your paper shows the date it has been paid to. For Instance, If you are paid to July, 1918, your label will read July 18 or, 7-18. If It should read 7-17 it means that yohr paper 1 b only paid to July 1917. .The last two figures Indicate +4* 4* + + 4* + + + + + + 4 > + 4'4' + + THEY'RE NEEDING SHOES + + \ + + • + * 4* ! Old Hindy is retreating and his troops are on the run; the kaiser's 4- dream was fleeting—'bout that "place up in the sun"; The Yankee's 4. husky kickers are stepping on their heels; when they prod 'em (with + their stickers each bloomin' Heinie squeals. But it's hard for Yanks 1* to sight 'em, as -they Tampso _ toward' the Rhine—when old Hindy So they keep + + 4 4* + + The Heinies holler "Nein. 4* thunders "Fight 'em. 4* right on a going and Its tough on Yankhe feet—chasing boches 4* out of Belgium in the rain and mud and sleet. Their shoes are + getting shabby, they are leaky and they're ripped, and they've got 4- to have have new ones before the brutes are whipped. Then Its 4 1 up to you, my brother, and its up to me as well to hunt some joint 4- or other where war stamps Is what they soil—If we won't the Yanks 4* will shiver and some perhaps will freeze for there's nothing chills 4* their liver live that blasted Belgium breeze. Its the money we are 4* spending for these war stamps every day that will cloth and feed 4* our soldiers while they're driving Huns away—lot's waltz right 4* up and buy 'em, its the only way to show that iwe love our scrapping •fr laddies more than we love our dough. This greeting, then, I'm 4- sending, in this rotten Junk I run—(and by durn you'vo got to + read It till your duty you have done.)—When you buy those blessed + war stamps then we'll telefchapr the news that you're parting with •fr , your boodle so the Yanks can have some shoes. + + + * 4 + + 4 4 4 + + + + + + + —Earl Wayland Bowman. + + + + 4 , + + + + 4 , 4 , 4 , + + 4 , + *F + 4 , +4 , 4 , 4 , +4 , + + + 4 , *l , + 4 , + + + CANT KEEP THE ODOR DOWN . TO H/<rrt HEAVetf % 0^ 5 s ! '■■j#. $ % > mrA iM 9 c° league' iCs, ' 5 ° ✓ £ 1 I 73 [«•] f Wmm -vjffmmrrtrmrr t ///. / '/i % /Ml j v njF. 1 / \ l ' & w 8 * Z *-***«i_ 5. jAJSSSife, ROAD PETITIONERS MEET DEFERRED ACTION UNTIL NEXT REGULAR MEETING A meeting of the road petitioners was called to meet last Thursday to meet with the county commissioners. No action was taken and the meet ing was postponed until the next regular session in January. ♦ MEN NEEDED FOR GOVERNMENT POSITIONS - Hundreds of transit men, levelmen, rodmen, chainmen and draftsmen (salaries $1800 to $3000 per an num) are urgently needed by the construction division of the United States army for work on the 300 pro jects (costing $500,000,000) now in the course of construction. These projects are camps, canton ments, arsenals, wards, docks, great port terminals, reserve stores, ware houses, embarkation camps, engine ering camps, gunnery schools, hous ing, lighterage, power plants, factor ies and additions to manufacturing plants, gas and explosive plants. To give some idea of the size of these projects ,the construction divi sion of the army advises that the> amount of lumber ordered would cover 22,000 acres or thirty-four square miles; needing in addition 2, 000,000 doors, 25,000,000 pounds of nails, 12,000,000 square feet of glass and 100,000,000 feet of roof ing. As many as 19,000 workmen ate employed on a single project, 250, 000 workmen have been under the control of the division at one time. All qualified persons are urged to make immediate inquiry relative to the above mentioned positions at the office of the district secretary, eleventh U. S. Civil Service District, 303 Post Office Building, Seattle, Wash. the year, not the day of the month. good many have misunderstand this part of the label. If your label reads 7-19, it is paid to next July. It makes a lot of difference about the last two figures. If you are three months in arrears when you get this paper, your name will be dropped from the list after the next Issue. 15a-2. BOCHES ON THE RUN ON 20-MILE FRONT French Obliterate the Apex ot the German Salient Between Oise an 1 Serre Rivers; Hun Fight Stub born R<jar Guard Actions but Retire Fast. LONDON. Cct. 27.—The German reich'stag, by a great majority, has adopted a bill placing the military commander under control of the civil government, according to an Exchange Telegraph dispatch from Copenhagen. THE HAGUE. Oct. 27.—The latest news from the Belgian front con firms the reports that the Germans are evacuating Ghent. PAkiS, Oct. 27.—By a sudden and powerful smash, the French army under General Mangin has overnight obliterated the apex of the German salient between the Oise and Serre rivers. Tonight the Germans are re treating at top speed along the twenty-mile front north of Guise to the Mortiers region. This retreat is bound to spread at least another twenty miles. The whole German pocket north and east of Laon has caved in. The French are pushing hard on the enemy's heels. The Germans are fighting subborn rear guard actions, but their main forces are in full re treat. Mangin's troops have crossed the Serre to the east of Assus-sur-Serre (seven and one-half miles north of Laon) and have penetrated the Ger man trenches. The French are making a concent ric drive on xtichecourt (ten mileB nor th of Laon,) which already is out flanked in the north, where the poilus have captured Chevresis-Mon C eau, three miles above Richecourt, 0 n the Laon-Gulse railway. In the 80 uth the attackers are only a mile f r0 m Richecourt. Rail Intersections as Big Objectives The general trend of the drive is northeastward. Its immediate ob jectives are Guise and Mario, two important rail intersections. Guise is being rapidly encircled. Mario, a way point on the LaFere-Meziores railway, is threatened by Magin's right at Morties, The strategic is to push the rFench front up to a level with the front created by the British below Valenciennes. For the first phase of their retreat the Ger mans have an elaborate network of ra-.ways at their disposal, but once the Guise-Marlo front is reached their avenues of escape will be lim ited to two main rails running par allel toward Hirsqn and Mezieres, respectively. Great gains were made by the French east of St. Quentin, where they captured Mont d'Origny (nine miles east of St. Quentin,) Origny St. Benoit (eight and one-half miles east of St. Quentin) and Courjumelle (ten and one-half miles east of St. Quentin.) e miles eastward, ject of the drive Italians Check Austrians After Se vere Fighting ROME, Oct. 27.—Heavy fighting took place Saturday in the Monte Grappa area, the Italians repulsing Austrian attacks ,the war office re ports today. The Italains captured 514 prisoners in this region. ♦ War Summary October 25 '•Speedy surrender of Austria and Hungary reported likely. No let-up pending reply of Germany. Pershing starts on new drive toward Metz. British break big defenses of Huns and capture number of guns. Power of allies is rapidly growing. Relief that Teuton retirement both in Belgium and France must resume immediately. October 26 Italians take 5000 prisoners. Of fensive on sixty mile front. Their activity interests experts. Wilson's envoy is now in France. British take 9000 Huns and 150 guns. Must free the seas of Hun out ages, says British Sailors. October 28 . Huns loose 50,000 men in four flays. Allies good progress in driv ing enemy back on the Meuse line. Hun finances in critical shape. Germans claim many victories. Admit allies get some footing and penetrate Boche positions. Americans hit Germans hard, and /appear to be resting after costly counter-attacks. Germans now evacuating Ghent. Disturbances in Constantinople and Smyrna. Boches in retreat on front of twenty-miles. Americans advance despite big / r ds. British cavalry occupy Aleppo, Im portant railway center and big JTurk-German blase is wrested from the enemy. ■+ 1 REV. CHANEY TO ENTER Y. M. C. A. WORK Rev. S. J. Chaney, pastor of the local Methodist church, has accepted work with the Y. M. C. A. at Mos cow, where there are about 800 men and boys training at the present time. Rev. Chaney will leave with his family for Moscow' the last of this week and will take up his new work at once. During the past two years that they have been residents of Black foot they have won the respect and admiration of scores of friends, who will miss them. Rev. Chaney is a conscientious, ardent worker in all Christian activities and was always doing his share to boost liberty loan drives and Red Cross work. Mrs. Chaney was one of the active workers in the Ladies' aid work and other societies. As yet a pastor has not been se cured to fill the vacancy. ♦ FUNERAL SERVICES HELD FOR FRED ROGERS Funeral services were held for Fred Rogers Sunday afternoon, from the Brown-Eldridge undertaking parlors. The remains were laid to rest in the Grove City cemetery. - TO SALT LAKE Mrs. George Locey, who has been ill for the past few weeks, was taken to Salt Lake Monday afternoon, where she will receive medical treatment at the St. Mark's hospital. Mrs. Locey was accompanied by her daughter Mrs. C. Rhodes. -* VICTIM OF INFLUENZA Word has been received here of the death of Mrs. John A. Bagley, wife of former Attorney Bagley, at Montpelier last Wednesday. The cause of her death being Influenza. Mr. Bagley Is also very ill with the disease. -« Clifford Gutting, who has been 'vis iting with his folks and friends dur ing his thirty day furlough, returned to Fort Sill, Okla., Saturday. Ho Is in the medical corps of the hospital division. ♦7 Miss Lillian Ravandal has ac cepted a position at the Brown-Hart company until school opens again. -+ C. B. Moon, who Is now at Shelley spent Monday here attending to some business matters. ♦ Miss Esther Belgium went to Poca tello Saturday to remain for an in deflnate time. ♦ C. A. Feamster returned Saturday from a few days' businesg trip to Dillon, Mont. -4 John Danilson spent a few days in Blackfoot visiting friends and at tending to business. * Miss Lila Hutchenson spent the week-end in Idaho Falls vjsitlng with friends and relatives. ♦ Mrs. Bybee of Idaho Falls is spend ing a few days here with her daugh ter Mrs. Frantz. Lee Bowen madd a business trip to Pocatello Saturday afternoon. ANOTHER NON-PARTISAN ORGANIZER NABBEI) ON CHARGE OF DISLOYALTY MOSCOW, Idaho. — The Latah county council of defense was noti fied Wednesday that T. S. Gaston, Non-partisan league organizer, who has been working in Latah county, was arrested by the U. S. marshal at Spokane on a warrant issued by H. u. Smith, U. S. commissioner for Latah county, upon complaint of L. F. Parsons, chairman of the county council of defense. Complaint charges that Gaston, while organizing for the Non-partisan eague, advised farmers to not buy liberty bonds—that they "are a damned graft" and the .banks "have made mollions out of them." He is charged iwlth having told farmers President Wilson . did not want to go in debt for lib'erty bonds and that in Spokane every man was compelled to buy $30 worth of war savings stamps far each member of his family or go to jail. He is further charged with saying the Red Cross 1 b a graft and he per sonally knew a lumberjack who bought a pair of socks for 50 cents and found in them a note from a woman who had knitted them for the Red Cross and asaed the person re ceiving them to write to her. The lumberjack wrote he had bought them and that they were good socks. He is also charged with saying that he personally knew a soldier who had paid $4 for a Red Cross sweater. A warrant was issued for Gaston several days ago, but he had left Latah county. He is out on bond. FORMER BLACK FOOT BOY WOUNDED Word has been received by Frank E. DeKay of Boise, stating that his son Frank DeKay Jr., has been wounded twice by shrapnel shell, and has also been gassed. The telegram stated that the wounds were not serious. Frank lived in BJackfoot previous to his enlistment and has many friends here who regret to hear of his misfortune. ♦ ANOTHER BLACK FOOT BOY IN FRANCE Mr .and Mrs. M, W, Keveren have received official notice that their son Kenneth has arrived in France. Kenneth is a Blackfoot high school graduate and enlisted in the quarter masters corps in. June and has been stationed at Ctemp Johnston, Jack sonville, Fla. BODY OF GUY PRIEST TAKEN TO INDIANA The body of Guy Priest was taken to his parental home in Green Castle, Ind. Sunday for burial and was ac companied by his wife Mrs. Mabel Priest and Miss William Thompson of Pocatello and Allen Strahn. ♦ DEATH OF VIRGINIA CHRIST Little Virginia Christ, the eleven year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Christ of this city, died at their home on Shilling avenue, Monday morning, following an attack of in fluenza and pneumonia. Vlrignla was a very charming child, and thru her kind manner and sweet smile she made many friends, who mourn her loss. Arrangements for funeral services have not been made sa yet, but will be announced later. —-♦ PALMERjFULMER WEDDING Miss Afton Palmer .daughter of Mr .and Mrs. Roy Pfclmer of this city, and Maurice Fulmer of Pocatello, were quietly married in St. Anthony last week in the presence of near friends and relatives. The bride is well-known in Black foot, having lived here for several years, and attended high school here. The groom Is an employee of the O. S. L. company. The young couple will make their homo In Pocatello. ♦ RECEIVED WOUNDS IN BATTLE Word has boon received here that Sergeant E. E. Scannell has been wounded in the shoulder and limb, but not seriously. Mr. Scannell was a resident of Blackfoot previous to his enlistment and eft here with the second Idaho medical division. -a TO ENLIST IN THE TANK CORPS J. Merritt Anderson, son of Mr. and Mrs. J, H. Anderson left Monday for Camp Colt, Gettysburg, Penn., where he will enlist In the tank corps of the U. S. army. COTTAGE HOTEL UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT Room Opened Tuesday Morning, Oct* 8 J. H, HUGHES, Manager Dining G.F. HUGHES, Owner Red +ers (By Mrs. Byrd Trego) All departments of the work have recently moved on to Bridge street, where they will hereafter occupy rooms jointly with the surgical dress ing .over the Boise-Payette Lumber company, entrance at the side door please. Surgical dressing classes as usual in the two rear rooms. There is plenty of work now fpr the Belgian relief chapter to occupy workers all over the country until an allotment of hospital work reaches headquart ers. Superivsors of work wish to urge that the workrooms be rapidly cleared of all material on hand as soon as possible that there may be nothing to prevent speeding up on the hospital work. There is no yarn for ^cnitters. When it comes the new directions for sweaters will be repeated. With these and experience we have had each article shouuld be perfect. With the recent hospital linen shower "Old Bingham" again went over the top in fine shape. There was recently a hurry-up call for hospital supplies for our home cantonments caused by the "flue." Aberdeen came to the rescue iwlth * 189 sheets and 246 towels. Aber deen is alright isn't she? Workers wanted! wanted! nobbins was found in the sewing room last Saturday busily employed in making gas masks to use for pro tection from the "flue." Two were carried away during the writer's visit by ladies to wear on the train while traveling. Mrs. Robbins had no helpers. Sewers wanted! Sewers wanted! Sewers wanted! Our boys in France are busy adopting 500 more war orphans to clothe and educate for one year and we sometimes object to sewing for the dear little dis tracted tads. Yes, we must work faithfully. > Wo r k e r a Workers wanted! Mrs. ♦ DO NOT SHIP FROSTED WHEAT "George F. Gagon, Blackfoot, Idaho. We are advised that in the south eastern, counties there has been con siderable frosted wheat shipped to eastern terminals, which ha* been netting a very low price because it must be marketed principally for feed. In view of this fact I wish you would advise all dealers in your sec tion that they should seek a market at home or nearby sections for this class of wheat in preference to ship ping to an eastern terminal. Dealers will be permitted for handling such grain to charge the usual miuimum marginal allowed not to exceed 8 cents per bushel on all inter-state shipments and shipments to retail dealers within the state. The price they pay for such wheat will neces sarily bo on a basis that will enable dealers within the state to buy it and after providing for their profit of $3.00 per ton for handling, re tail same not to exceed the price of good milling wheat. You should endeavor to call the attention of your dealers to this at once in order to remedy the situation as much as possible and to eliminate the unnecessary use of transporta tion in a long distance haul. I have no doubt that cars can be more readily obtained for the short haul in handling such wheat than for the long haul east. Please encourage the dealers to put this grain on the market in the Intermountain sections as much as possible In order to re lieve the pressing need for wheat mill feeds. Very truly yours, R. F. BICKNELL. Federal Food Administrator for Idaho." ♦ CHAPMAN-WHEELER WEDDING Miss Marguerite Chapman and Dr. M. B. Wheeler of Mackay were mar ried at Pocatello last week. The bride taught school in Black foot last year, and waB prominent and well-known in this community. Dr. Wheeler Is a prominent Mackay man. ihe couple will make their home in Blackfoot for the present. ♦ MYRTLE SMITH INJURED Myrtle Smith, the eight year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Smith of West Moreland, fell rom a horse Friday evening and dislocated the elbow joint of the left arm.