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Guy Mallory came home from Salt
Lake City the first part of the week,
«nd is now confined to his bed with
a severe case of the influenza.
Dr. F. E. Roberts took down with
a severe case of influenza last Thurs
day and at the present Js getting
along as well as could be expected.
Frank Anderson of Jameston re
cently died of the influenza. His
funeral was held last Wednesday.
The body of Piercel Humphreys
arrived here last Wednesday morning
and the funeral was held at the
Humphrey home in the afternoon.
Many friends and relatives were pre
sent at the funeral. Another Shelley
boy who has given his life for the
freedom of the world and another
Shelley family has made the supreme
sacrifice. God bless the mother of
this dead soldier.
County Attorney Adair of Black
foot was a Shelley visitor on Wednes
W. A. Lee and Judge Anderson of
Blackfoot were also Shelley visitors
Isaac Patterson came down from
Dillon, Mont, on Wednesday last, as
school is closed there on account of
the rapid Bpread of the influenza.
Isaac expects to work at the sugar
factory until school opens again.
narold Woodward who is in the
S. A- T. C. at Logan, Utah had a
severe case of influenza, but at the
present time is recovering.
Wade brothers' new store here has
been open for some time and has a
good business considering the abnor
bnelley has been lucky so far by
not having much influenza there be
ing only four or flee cases in town
at (he present time and none being
serious enough to cause any alarm
, E. C. Miller is now Improving in
health, after being seriously ill for
J. Yale Hurdle is now a full
fledged soldier in the Dentistry corps
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| chimmey wasted arid not used.
Don't wait longer—start a
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Winter R ates
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Rooms without bath.
Rooms with shower bath
single $5; double $7
...single $7; double $10
Rooms with tub bath, ...single $9; double $12
Commencing October 15, 1918 and continu
ing during the winter.
OTTO MAAS, Manager
of the army, i.e is now stationed
at a camp in Tennessee.
Word has been received from
Joseph Patterson saying that he is
; now on active service in the front
line trenches, after recovering from
several slight wounds. Joe Undoing
his best. Shelley should sure feel
proud of this boy. Are we doing all
we can here gt home? The fourth
liberty loan was a success .now let
us help the Red Cross and the Y. M.
L. A. The American Red Cross has
been doing splendid work, help this
great organization to keep up the
Guard a gains} the influenza by
taking good preventives. Get also
the good advise of a competent doc
tor if you feel at all ill.
Word has been received from Earl
Schureman saying that he is now in
Des Moines, Iowa.
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The Domestic Science club of
Springfield will meet Wednesday,
Nov. 6 'With Mrs. Bruce Parmalee.
Why we are thankful to live in the
U. S. ...».Mrq. Gus Prang
What our%gvernment means to us
.1.Mrs. Ralph Davis
Courtship of Miles Standlsh .
..Mrs. ^avid -Wiltamuth
I. N. Noyer is hauling wheat to
Aberdeen this week.
Mrs. Sam Davis spent Monday
afternoon with Mrs. Art Johnson.
F. W. Stroschein is harvesting
beets and hauling to the beet dump
Ed Sommercorn is building a new
chicken run on his ranch.
George Thurston of Springfield
and O. B. Reddick of Pingree each
delivered a wagonload of pure
Grimm's alfalfa seed at D. Wilta
muth's Wednesday to be recleaned
Sam Davis dug his potatoes Wed
The mail carrier, Mrs. Beulah
Wells, is driving a very neat looking
man wagon on the route this week.
D. Wiltamuth is hauling lumber
to erect a building op the Stacey
place. A. D. Henderson will occupy
it, and farm the place next year.
This interesting letter wps re
ceived by Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Shel
•man of Springfield, Idaho from their
son Lane, who is with the twenty
third Inf. Co. M. on the battle front
Dear folks at home:
Have received several letter, the
last Aug 13 and 15. I came out of
the lines or rather Germany last
night. ■ The outfit had fine luck this
time, as the casualties were so small
that one could not miss the few that
were wounded and killed. We were
three days in it this time. We
started over at daylight, after our
artillery hurl blown things up for five
hours and when we went over ,our
barrage was so fierce that no living
thing could stay out from under
ground. There was very little re
sistance and they gave up by the hun
dreds, with horses, wagons and
trains. The railroad trains came
into town after it was captured, not
knowing that, and the crews were
taken prisoners along with the sup
p.ies and munitions, also Where we
advanced we captured munition
dumps and grub galore before they
could set fire to it.
The French civilians have been
cut off in this town for four years.
When our boys went into the town
they ran out with tears of joy and
were all crying "America", and they
even tried to hug and kiss the boys
in their joy. There were some Ger
man civilians also, which iwere in
terned. I saiw one old French lady
run out and shake her fist in a pris
pners face, and Said. "Now you are
going to Paris. It was nothing to
see a "doughboy" riding a horse and
driving any where from fifty to 300
prisoners back to head quarters.
I have not had a chance to mail
a letter for over fifteen days, and
have forgotten what was in the let
ters I received before the first of
August. I got the pictures yop sent
Susie, adn am still keeping the ones
you sent me last winter. I have
never been where I could get my pic
ture taken and get them finished be
fore I left ,as we only stay a week in
a place qnd then we are not in town.
Besides almost four months and no
pay, and not much chance to get
paid now by the looks of things, and
we never get where we could spend
a nickle if we had it. The Y. M. C.
A. don't hardly catch up with us and
when it does it donesn't have any
thing. Of course, where troops are
stationed all the time they do some
thing for them, but we don't do any
thing, but fight and hike from one
place to another.
When we go in something starts,
or rather ■»« start and go as far as
the artillery can reach to give us a
barrage. We are supposed to be the
best division the U. S. has, and of
course we are trying to live up to
our rep. All the Yanks are just the
same when it comes to fighting, noth
ing can stop them but orders, and
sometimes they don't stop them.
Well, dinner is over and I will try
and write a few more lines. The
boys from Qamp Lewis were in here
some where, but I never saw any of
Well, maybe I can finish this now,
just got back from a swim, and put
on clean cloths, the first in three
weeks. Never mind pending me
cigars, but just send me a big long
letter with all the news in it and I
will enjoy it as much as anything.
I got a box of Boche cigars and a box
of cigarettes when We were over last.
All the boys are smoking Boche
We captured a band and three dug
outs with pianos in them. The
boys at Ft. Riley are lucky and the
ones in the non-combatant engineers.
They have a dry place to sleep and
three hoi meals a day .while iwe are
lucky to get cold chow and have a
wet place to sleep in.. I have had
my clothes on for as high as three
weeks at a time and went twice with
out chow for four days, other than
iron rations, which is a can of Bill
and a little hard tack. Once in July
when we started the big offensive!
we rode all night on a truck and
hiked all day and all night in the
rain and then went over and stayed
two days battling. Those were two
days too, believe me and nothing
to eat all the time. Of course t^at
don't happen every time.
Well dad, you can read the papers
and follow me. Oh yes, keep this
letter as a souvneer as it is on Boche
paper and written with a Boche pen
Will close with love to you all,
PRIVATE LANE SHELMAN.
A. H. Simmons is
the present encumbent
in the sheriff's office,
and has also been
chief of police in
Blackfoot, making a
clean record for hon
esty and faithfud ser
„ Not all men are per
fect, and most men make some mis
takes, especially those that under
take to do things and are active. The
main thing is to nominate honest
men, who know how to conduct the
work of the position, and who will
do it to the best of their ability.
Simmons is that kind of a man and
brings the advantage of much exper
ience and a large acquaintance to the
AMERICAN RED CROSS
GIVES GREAT AID TO BELGIANS
Relief work by the American Red
Cross in Beligum necessitated an ex
penditure of $1,432,374 for the ten
months ending June 30. This amount
went to provide comforts and medi
cal assistance for Beligan soldiers,
90,000 residents of that part of the
little country outside the German
lines and the 600,000 Belgian refu
gees scattered thrh France, England,
Holland and Switzerland.
The sum of $1 ,j 47,325 has been
appropriated to continue this work
during the last six months of this
year. Thus by the end of the year
the Red Cross will—since the war be
gan—have appropriated for use
among the Belgians the sum of $3,
379,699. These are the outstanding
facts in the current section of the
war council's report relative to the
use being made of the Red Cross
The establishment of eighty-two
canteens, which provide daily re
freshments for 25,000 soldiers, the
financial assistance given to nine hos
pitals that are combating disease
among the civilian population and
refugee colonies, the construction
and support of a barracks which
shelters 400 children and the main
tenance of a home for disabled Bel
gain soldiers are a few of the things
the Red Cross has done for the
courageous little kingdom and its
About 15,000 Belgian children in
the countries mentioned are health
ier and happier as a result of day
nurseries established by the organ
Co-operation between the Red
Cross and the Beligan government
has been so effective that this aid has
been distributed largely thru the
medium of Belgian agencies. A do
notion of one million francs to the
queen for the support of the hospital
service and another of half a million
francs to insure the completion of a
large hospital were among the first
expenditurees of the Red Cross ih
The organization has established
what is known as the queen's purbe,
a fund of five thourand francs, which
is distributed among the country's
war victims. As free Belgium is
within easy range of German guns
and bombs, hospitals in that territory
have been destroyed from time to
time increasing the cost of relief
ERS RESTRICT SALE OF CANDY
Notwithstanding the fact that all
candy manufacturers have had their
supply of sugar cut 60 per cent by
the national food administration,
they are desirous of helping the gov
ernment in its conservation plans in
every wp,y that lies within their
Having provided themselves with
stocks of fancy boxes for holiday
trade (larger than one pound), be
fore the government cut their sugar
supply in half, they are compelled to
fill and dispose of thesa as planned.
However, beginning January 1,
1919, no candy manufacturer in
btah or Idaho will sell to the trade
any boxes of candy containing more
than one pound, and they will ask
every retailer to dispose of large
packages before that date.
Retailers will also be asked to con
fine their shies of bulk goods to one
pound at a time to each individual
purchaser. The one-pound limit will
be maintained during the continu
ance of the war.
The 15 Caldwell boys who left with
the last contingent were presented with
wrist watches at the Caldwell Com
mercial club on the day of 'their de?
News was received from Washing
ton on October 23 announcing the
death of Mrs. Hugh Smith, daughter
in-law of Congressman Addison T.
Smith of Idaho.
August Hacket had his hand ampu
tated as a result of an accident at Mer
idian, when the member was caught In
a grinding mill, and badly mashed,
severing three fingers.
No cases of Spanish influenza have
appeared In Halley or vicinity, and
but two In Blaine county, these two
being at Carey. Both cases are now
considered out of danger.
Homer H. Lyon of Melba died at
Jefferson Barracks, Mo., of Spanish in
fluenza and pneumoniu. Lyon was in
ducted under a call for special or
limited service men on September 2.
Lafayette Jones of Caldwell broke
his right ankle when a horse he was
riding fell on him- The boy was riding
a horse out of a horse shoeing shop
and the horse slipped on the pavement,
failing on Ills leg.
On account of the spreading of the
Spanish influenza epidemic in the
southeast, the fall term of federal court
that was to have been held in Pocatello
beginning last Wednesday, has been
postponed until November 11.
Letters received at Blackfoot from
John Albert Anderson by his mother,
preceding the announcement of his
death from wounds in France, Indicat
ed that he had participated in much
of the terrific fighting on the western
Lawrence Curtis foreman on the
Hall ranch near Lucile, was killed
when a horse he was attempting to
ride, threw him off. Curtis was about
35 years of age and was well known
among the stockmen of the Salmon
A communication has been addressed
to the parents of school children in
Bannock county, asking them to see
to it that their boys and girls are kept
busy during the enforced vncntlon
wjiich is now on owing to the influ
Mrs. Sam Koppel of Boise received
a second staggering blow last week,
when the news came of the death at
Fort Leavenworth by Spanish influenza
of her eldest son, Mose, her husband
having been killed in an auto accident
two months ago.
The Indians of Fort Hall reserva
tion, a few miles north of Pocatello,
held their annual'Stock sale Monday,
when 700 head of choice steers were
sold at auction under the supervision
of H. H. Miller, superintendent of the
Fort Hall Indian agency.
Official order has been issued to
turn back the clocks one hour, thus
bringing the time system to the old
running order, .or as near sun time as.
the zone limit established in the Unit
ed States will admit. The change will
be made at midnight October 27.
E. H. Hasbrouck, of the federal la
bor employment office in Boise, has
returned from Portland where he spent
three days placing men in tlife ship
yards and in the war work employment
there. While in Portland Mr. Has
brouck placed 78 men In the shipyards.
The health officer at Pocatello has
sounded a Warning to the people of the
city not to become hysterical over the
influenza situation, advising that if the
rules and precautions continuously
given out by health authorities are ad
hered to the situation will straighten
itself out satisfactorily.
An inspection of grist mills in south
ern and eastern Idaho is being made
by C. E. Porter of the grain corpora
tion of the federal food administra
tion. Mr. Porter is acting under the
direction of Max Houser, grain corpor
ation director for the northwest, with
headquarters in Portland.
The value of the nurse's survey
made by the woman's committee, Coun
cil of National Defense, is now being
shown.' Through It, Mrs. J. M. Taylor,
the chairman of the nursing committee
has been able to give to Dr. E. T.
Blwer, secretary of the state board of
health, a list of all the nurses, either
married or single, in southern Idaho,
for quick reference should an epidemic
break out In that section.
Indians on the Fort Hall reserva
tion near Pocatello have responded lib
erally to the call of Uncle Bam for
money with which to prosecute the
war. In addition to buying of the
three preceding Issues of Liberty
bonds, they have been especially lib
eral in their Investments of the fourth
The state laud board has authorized
the land commissioner to select a list
of lands in Power and Lincoln coun
ties to be offered at public auction
some time in December.
Investments in War Savings
Stamps In Twin Falls county made a
gain, during the month of September,
of |4,277.65 over the low ebb mark of
$18,795.45 for August, according to
the report Just filed.
The young son of Clate Adams of
Middleton, who was recently injured
by being run over by a silo cutter, has
been taken to a Boise hospital. It was
found necessnry to attack a silver
plate to one of the fractured bones,
which was not healing properly.
Conscientious objectors in the
Nampa district who refuse to buy
bonds for religious reasons are doing
their bit in another way. Those that
are sincere in their belief and are not
merely trying to dodge the expense
are donating to the Red Cross or. ahy
other war benefit.
longer than a big hunk of
duiary plug. Each piece
is packed in a pouch.
These are the plain facts
about Gravely Plug To*
Real Gravely is the
common-sense chew foi
man gets his tobacco sat
isfaction out of a smaller
thew and fewer of diem.
The good Gravehr
lasts a long while. T
squares of Real
Gravely stays with you
It is economical A
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MM | titkt jW tut$ of this CMS*
of t ots cc o witkaut utrm tut.
10$ a pouen-anef worth u
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JOHN H. PADGHAM
To (he people of the Sixtfi Judi
I addressed a communication
the people of this community thru
the home paper last week to say that
am a candidate for the position
district judge, and I desire to bring
to your attention the statements
a W. C. Smith, who for eight years
was county auditor and clerk
of the district court at Sal
mon City, Idaho and made the
following voluntary statement in an
open letter to the people of this judi
"Judge Padgham has spent twenty
years in active life in Lemhi county,
in the practice of law, and I know
him to be fully qualified tq fill the
position to which he aspires.
"His'iife has been clean and hon
est and his opinions on legal ques
tions have beeif such as could with
all confidence be relied upon. I be
lieve the law abiding people of the
district will appreciate having him
on the bench, and cheerfully recom
mend him to their consideration.''
I could furnish many other certi
ficates of qualifications of worth and
of character, but the certificate
shall prize most will be your own ap
proval, after having served you, and
served among you, should you de
cide to accept my service for a term,
JOHN H. PADGHAM,
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Ragan and Rev.
Colver and family returned Wednes
day from a pleasant outing to Pah
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hatch went
to Rupert Wednesday to visit two
weeks with relatives and friends.
WOMANS' COMMITTEE BUTTON!
Buttons, with the insignia of the
woman's committee, council of de
fense may be obtained in 1000 Iota
to retail at 10 cents each.
Any one wishing one of these
buttons send their name to Mrs. E.
Thoreson, county chairman of wo
man's committee and if the aggre
gate number of the state reaches
1000 the order will be sent In.
We have increased greatly the size of
and solicit your work which we are.in a
position to do Promptly and Efficiently
5 expert mechanics—work guaranteed
Bowen Motor Co.
DRAFT BOARD NJ3WS
The local draft board will con
duct a physical examination for
about 3*00 Bingham county men this
This will be for men to
thirty-six years inclusive. .
Herbert and Carrol Simmons and
Harold Hines are assisting the draft
board for a few days.
The draft board are busily en
gaged in preparing the questionnares
which are to be sent out by Novem
ber, 6, for men from eighteen to nine
teen and from thirty-seven to forty
six years of age.
AUDITING THE CITY ACCOUNTS
The firm of Byron Defenbach and
sons have been employed to audit the
accounts of the City of Blackfoot
for the past three and a half years,
for a fee of $350, and work on this
is now in progress.
Mrs. Guy Priest was a business vis
itor at Pocatello Friday.
INCREASE IN PHYSICIANS FEES
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 mpet 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
Office consultation (strictly cash)
$1.50 to $6.00.
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
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
Signed C. A. HOOVER, M. D.
F. W. MITCHELL, M. D.,
W. W. BECK, M. D.
H. J. Simmons, M. D.
W. E. Patrie, M. D.
J. B. DAVIS, M. D.
J. O. HAMPTON, M. D.
Call 23 6
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Sunday order should be In before
9 a. m.
Office Phone 236
Residence 178 Black
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