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Cottonwood Chronicle
VOLUME 30. NO. 9
$2.00 PER YEAR
A packed house greeted
Orangeville Post No. 37 of the
American Legion, at the Or
pheum theatie, Tuesday evening
when they presented under the
auspices of Cottonwood Post No.
40, a musical farce comedy, en
titled, "Sitten' Pretty."
The two principal characters
of the evening. Jack Edwards
and Leon Cone kept the house in
a continual uproar. Leon Cone,
impersonating Countess de Mon
tozon, had the audience guessing
throughout the entire evening's
entertainment and many folks in
Cottonwood were overworking
their brains to identify the wo
man. One man, whose name we ■
do not wish to make public re
marked, "It must be Miss Mc
Grath taking the part of the
countess," to which he received j
the prompt reply : "She is not !
that large." After which he
again named over several other
women residing in Orangeville
whom he thought fitted with the
features of the countess.
Other members of the cast al
so played their parts to perfec
tion and we can, we believe,
honestly say that Cottonwood
enjoyed the play immensely.
From a standpoint of attend
ance, it could have been no bet
ter for the hall was comfortably
crowded, the receipts running
near the $100 mark.
The legion boys from Grange
ville have asked us to extend
their sincerest of thanks to the
people of Cottonwood for the
splendid turn out. They also
wish to especially thank the local
post for their assistance, which
they realize had much to do with
the success of their play.
In the words of our friend.
John Nash: "It sure is awful
these days when a man can't tell
a woman from a man." Mr. Nash
w r as not fully convinced until the
wig was taken from the head of
the countess and then it was
hard for him to believe that the
part was played by a man, Leon
Cone, an oversea veteran.
Carl M. Grayson, county agri
cultural agent, recently appoint
ed, arrived in Idaho county last
Saturday. He will have an of
fice down town , in Grangeville,
next to the Sweet and Hanull
market. The office has previ
ously been at the court house
but it was felt that an office
down town would be more ad
vantageous to the farmers.
Mr. Grayson will hold the of
fice for three months, on trial,
the expenses of which will be
paid out of the appropriation
still remaining under the old
Pavey administration. Should
the now agent prove satisfactory
it is said, the county commis
sioners no doubt will make
another appropriation.
The name of Charles A. Johns
ton was sent to the senate last
Friday by President Harding to
be confirmed for the position of
postmaster in Cottonwood. There
is no question but what the sen
ate will confirm the appointment
and it is thought that Mr. Johns
ton will take up his new duties
within the next thirty days. Mr.
Johnston is at the present time
visiting with relatives in Wiscon
sin, having l>cen called there by
the serious illness of his mother.
It was his good fortune to arrive
home in time to see his mother
alive. Mr. Johnston's mother is
in a critical condition.
The private dance to be given
by the Knights of Columbus,
Monday evening, for members of
that order and their friends, will
be an overall and apron dance.
Those in charge of the dance in
form us that anyone coming
without being dressed .in apron
and overalls will be pitched out
of the window head fini.
The Chronicle's honor roll for
the month of February is an ex
ceptionally large one, considering
that February is the shortest
month in the year. Two new
names were added during the
month, that of Geo. J. Arnzen,
VV. 11. Harmon.
Those renewing were :
J. P. Jentges, Joe Bies, Paul
Steiger, Frank Arnzen, Annie C.
Lage, Henry Hattrup Will Simon
Geo. F. McKinney, Jake Reid
haar, Henry Uhling, V. M. Du
man, D. H. Kul>e, C. W. Nuxoll,
Nick Kinzer, Frank Kaufman,
C. T. Staal, E. M. Ehrhardt, Geo.
M. Robertson, Lloyd Spencer,
George McPherson, Wilbur L.
Campbell, II. H. Nüxoll, F. E.
Quist, Jess Robertson, Zola
Geizentanner, O. E. Havens, M.
W. Sligar. John Frei, John Leh
meier, F W. Nuxoll, Alois Wem
hoff, Clemens Wemhoff, Fred L.
Edwards, J. A. Kuther, A. F.
Parker, L. L. Crosby. M. P.
Andiv e, Vic Peterson, Frances
Sonnen, E. L. Parker, Franz
Heartburg, J B. Créa, F. A Staab
Sam Goldstone, Henry Arnzen,
Heartburg Bros. John Wemhoff,
J. A. Schultz, H. W. Uhlenkott,
George Simon, A. Jansen, Joe
Ungrund, E. D. Lamb, A. T.
Gardner, B. Luchtefeld, Henry
Hatke, G. H. Harman, Lewis
Bowman, D. Dwclos, John Seger,
McCord Co., Judge Wallace N.
Scales. P. A. Gaul, J. G. Schaef
fer, John Jack. John Baer, Geo.
Hcene, R. F. Créa, Mike Steiger.
The Cottonwood high school
basket ball team accompanied by
Principal Bossinger, their coach,
departed Thursday morning for
Lewiston to enter the basket ball
tournament which will be held
in the Lewiston state normal
gymnasium on Thursday, Friday
and Saturday to decide the high
school championship of this dis
trict of Idaho. The winners will
go to Moscow in March to com
pete for state honors. *
The teams to compete in the
tournament are: Grangeville,
Nezpf rce, Kooskia, Lapwei, Lew
iston, Gifford and Cottonwood.
Each of these teams has made a
good record during the season
and are invited to participate on
the basis of the number of games
won and lost.
Cottonwood had been invited
to take part in the games but a
protest was entered by Kamiah
stating that they were entitled
to the place, giving as their
grounds that they had won moie
games than Cottonwood. In
order to satisfy the contention of
Kamiah a game was ordered
played between Kamiah and Cot
tonwood on a neutral floor, by
officials of the organization,
Wednesday evening. Grangeville
was selected as the place for the
contest, with the condition that
the winning team w r ould be eligi
ble to enter the contest at Lewis
ton. Kamiah proved an easy
victim for Cottonwood, the local
hoys having defeated the river
boys by a score of 21 to 34. It is
hoped that Cottonwood will
make as good a showing at the
tournament in Lewiston as they
did against the Kamiah boys.
The team will return 'Sunday
The boys making the trip are:
Kenneth Miller, Francis Homar,
Karsten Schroeder, Raymond
Tacke, George Mitchell, Glenn
Rink, Raymond Nims, James
Nash and Delbert Hale.
George Poler, Monday of this
week received notice from the
general baggage agent that ef
fective March 1 all baggage
checked must bear a valuation
made by the owner. Heretofore
the valuation placed on trunks
has l>een $100, which was all
that could be recovered by the
owner in case of loss. The in
novation will prove very helpful
to persons checking valuable
l>aggage. A charge of 10 cents
per hundred over $100 will be
made on valuation.
Tli is new rule has been in
vogue in the east for several
years and passengers having
baggage to check have been
eager to take advantage of this
broad concession.
Tally cards for
sale at this
it's ffc>T VOil*
PEP Tint r
During the past week things
have been very much alive in
this section, socially speaking,
and most of us have greeted the
wee sma' hours with a regularity
that has became almost a cus
19th Wedding Anniversary.
Some 60 friends and neighbors
gathered at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. August Kopczynski, Wed
nesday evening, to assist them
in celebrating thqjr 19th wed
ding anniversary. The affair
was planned by their friends and
not until they took possession
of the home did they have any
idea that such an event had ever
been planned. The game of
"500" occupied the visitors at
tention until 11 o'clock after
which a fine luncheon was serv
ed, the "eats" having been
brought by the visitors. After
the luncheon dancing became the
chief amusement, not the "jazz"
kind but the old fashioned ones
which some of the folks are still
able to dance in a manner that
would entitle them to first prize.
The winners at cards were: Mrs.
John lloene and Barney Seubert.
Mr. Kopczynski says that he
had some inkling of the affair
but his friends insist that he
did't, for had he, more wood
would have been piled in the
wood box.
Birthday Surprise Party.
The home of Mr. and Mrs. Mat
Duclos last night was the scene
of a jolly birthday party, plann
ed by Mrs. Duclos and her child
ren in honor of her husband.
As soon as the guests arrived no
time was lost in placing the
tables, 11 in all, for "500". At
the conclusion of the card games
refreshments were served after
which dancing was indulged in.
The first dance of the evening
was danced by Mr. and Mrs.
Duclos, who although past the
prime of life still were able to
make some of the younger folks
set up and take notice. Only old
time dances were danced.
The winners at cards were:
Wm. Ruhoff, playing as a lady,
first; Mrs. Joseph Koll>eck, con
solation; Marcus Lies, first and
Alois Holthaus, consolation.
Now folks if Mat was a little
late in delivei ing your morning's
milk, forgive and forget, or if he
failed to bring you any cream,
remember there were folks at
the party who might have hit
the cream pitcher a little too
Dance A Big Success.
The dance given Wednesday
evening, Washington's birthday,
by the Pythian sisters at the
I. O. O. F. hall was a splendid
affair having been attended by a
large crowd, dancers coming
from almost every point on the
prairie. The hall was l>eauti
fully decorated, the color scheme
being red, white and blue, and
yellow, the lodge color. Much
praise is due the ladies on the
committee who spared no pains
to make it enjoyable and attrac
tive. Red, white and blue hate
were worn by many of the danc
ers, punch was served, and all
present report having had a
splendid time.
Attractive Party.
The Misses Mary, Gertie and
Hilda Tacke entertained a com
pany of friends at a delightful
George Washington party Tues
day evening, at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Barney Tacke.
"500" was the chief amuse
ment of the evening and prizes
were awarded to the following:
Catherine Raune received a
framed Washington picture for
the ladies first prize. John Jenny
received first prize among the
men which was a large handy
hatchet.Clara Toennis and Henry
Schurman received for consola
tion very cute little hatchets
carved from wood. Delicious
refreshments were served by the
Nuxoll's Entertain.
The home of Mr. and Mrs. F.
G. Nuxoll, of Greencreek, was
the scene of a jolly card party
Sunday evening. Twenty-four
players battled for high honors
until late in the evening after
which light refreshments were
served by the hostess. The win
ners were Mrs. Frank Arnzen,
first, and Joseph Stubbers, con
Greencreck Merchant Entertains
The home of Mr. and Mrs. Joe
Hoffman, of Greene reek, last
night was the scene of another
jolly "500" card party. At the
conclusion of the games a lunch
eon was served. The winners
of the evening were: Ladies,
Mrs. John Terhaar, first; Mrs.
Casper Wensman, consolation ;
Gentlemen, Ben Terhaar, first;
John Gehring, consolation. Six
tables were required to accomo
date the players.
Society Entertains.
The St. Anthony Society, of
Greencreck, gave a card party in
their hall at Greencreek, Tues
day evening, which was attended
by a large crowd. "500" was
the game played during the even
ing, the highest scores being
made by Mrs. P. Hermis and
Louis Kelsch. 14 tables were
required t o accomodate the
Mr. and Mrs. George Medved
had 20 friends at their home
Saturday evening, when "500"
was the diversion. Mrs. Barney
Tacke and John Hoene received
prizes for the highest score, and
Paul Schurman the prize for low
est score. Refreshments were
Mrs. T. G. Keith entertained a
numl>er of her neighl>ors Sunday
evening in honor of T. C's birth
Dr. On* reports the arrival of
a babv boy at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Anton Wessels, of
Greencreek. last Friday and a
baby girl at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. John Duclos, February 18.
All concerned are doing nicely.
Edwin Nelson, of Fenn, has
addressed a communication to
the director of agriculture of
north Idaho, in Lewiston, B. F.
Savage, in which he suggests
the organization of an associa
tion of registered livestock to be
confined to the region surround
ing Lewiston. In his communi
cation, Mr. Nelson says:
"A number of pure-bred
breeders on the prairie are talk
ing of organizing a pure-bred
breeder's association, compris
ing all pure-bred stock including
horses, cattle, hogs and she; p.
This association could hold one
good annual sale every year and
have a little show at the same
time, and Lewiston is the logical
place for holding such a sale, l>e
ing that you have the barns and
everything for such a purpose.
"I would like to have your
opinion regarding this matter
and to have you take it up with
the breeders in your locality,
If we could get organized this
spring or early summer, we could
have a good sale next winter.,
These are o n 1 y suggestions
which 1 mention. If you have
any better suggestions, I would
like to hear them."
A number of prominent farm
ers have already written Mr.
Savage urging him to take steps
to organize such an organization,
The Knights of Pythias and
their friends in a fitting manner
celebrated the 58th anniversary
of their order in the I. O. O. F.
hall Monday evening. The pro
gram rendered was as follows:
Presentation of the flag of our
country with music by Miss
Fannie Rink.
Song.................. America.
Address ol Welcome Hayward
L. Shields, Chancellor Com
Piano Solo Fannie Rink
Address by M. M. Belknap, on
Reading Jeanette Grevé.
and Elza Matthiesen.
Reading Harold Netzel.
Piano Solo Ik*niice Simon, i
Duet .......... Miss Tiffany and
Mrs. John Johann.
Instrumental Duet, John Homar!
and Ravmond Matthiesen.
After the program a luncheon
was served. The affair was at
tended by a large number of K.
Ps. and their friends.
Alfons Untereiner, a promi
nent business man of Dimock, S.
D., was married on February 15,
at Kredonia, Wis., to Miss Mary
Gilson. Mr. Untereiner is well
known in this section having
resided in this communty for a
number of years, during which
time he was employed by the
Hoene Hardware. He is now
engaged in the implement busi
ness in South Dakota. His many
friends here extend heartiest
A big dance at Keuterville,
Monday, February 27th.
Get on your glad rags for a hot
time in the old town.
If your a dancer come. If you
don't dance come anyhow.
Music by the Home Jazz
Your last chance before I^ent.
Don't forget the date.
Mid-night lunch will be served.
Edith Brown, aged 26 years,
the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.
F. Brown of Cottonwood, died
Wednesday evening in St. Joseph
hospital, in Lewiston, following
an operation.
The young lady "was taken to ,
I.ewiston Tuesday morning ac
companied by her mother and
sister, Elonorê. Mr. Brown left
for Ijewiston Thuraday morning,
The bodv will lie shipped to
Spokane for burial.
Edith Brown moved to Cotton
wood with her parents last fall
from Spokane, her father being
proprietor of the Cottonwood
Pharmacy. While she has not
l»een a resident of Cottonwood 1
very long her friends are num
bered by her acquaintance.
She is survived by her parents,
two sistei-s, Rose of Wallace, Ida
ho: Elonore of Cottonwood and a
brother, Lloyd Brown, of Haley,
Items of Interest From Various
Sections Reproduced for Ben
efit of Our Readers.
R■ R- Shea, sheriff of Clear
water county since January 1,
1921 has resigned his position as
sheriff of that county, sickness
being the cause of his action,
__ Bonner county commissioners
Friday put into effect a reguia
tion limiting the size of loads for
trucks and requiring all trucks
°f more than one ton load capa
city to have a state license before
operating on county roads,
Approximately 1000 miles of
trail in the national forest» of
northern Idaho are to be built
this year at an estimated cost of
$350,000, according to L. C.
Stockdale, assistant forester,
with headquarters at Missoula,
Herman L. Taylor of Sand
point, former lieutenant gover-
nor of Idaho for two terms, prom
inent Sandpoint attorney and
outstanding figure in democratic
politics, and Mrs. Maud VVood
worth Reeves of Lewiston were
married at 3 o'clock Thursday in
The state will advertise for
bids about March 1st for the
construction of a wagon road be
tween Stites ard Kcoskia. The
state has $20,000 to spend on
^d by the state legislature.
i pj ay w jth attaches of the build
„ . ....
Idaho ranks tw en t>-eighth
amon * the states m lhe lJn,on ,n
this road, the appropriation hav
ing been made at the same time
the Grave Creek money was vot
Wliile their father, Wester
Hendrickson, is on trial at Wal
lace for the alleged murder of
John Maki, said to have been his
partner in illicit booze manufact
uring, the five small children of
Hendrickson gambol about the
corridors of the courthouse and
the value of mineral products
produced in 1919, according to a
United States census report re
ceived Wednesday at the office
of Governor Davis. The total
value of all mineral products of
Idaho in that year was $11,804,
There is still a little loose
change in the Potlatch country
says the Kendrick Gazette, as
the following l>ean sales would
rather conclusively indicate. One
day last week Dora May of
American ridge sold 579 sacks of
beans on the Kendrick market,
receiving for them a check for
$3032.85. The same day Eric
Reierson of Little Bear ridge
sold 975 sacks and was given a
check for $5392.59. Then Tom
Cook of Potlatch ridge sold 382
sacks for $2091.62. The three
sales were all made on the local
market and total the sum of
Mute evidence of a futile fight
for life on the part of a man in
the icelx)x of a sealed and empty
refrigerator car was discovered
in the Boise freight yards Friday
evening al>out 5 o'clock, when
yard attendants broke into the
car and made the gruesome find
of the frozen body of a young
man, approximately 25 years old,
and evidently u former service
man. The face was covered
with ice. By the side of the stif
fened !>ody Forest Smith, a
freight yard trucker, discovered
a small iron bar, evidently torn
, from the interior of the ice bunk
er. The battered edges of the
door and the end of the bar gave
evidence of a vain struggle to
open the heavy, airtight hatch,
which in some as yet unexplain
ed manner imprisoned the un
fortunate stowaway.
In the double header basket
ball game Ijetween the boys' and
girls' teams of the Grangeville
1 and Cottonwood high school
teams at the county seat Satur
day eveniug, Grangeville was the
victor, the boys' game ending by
a score of 34 to 14 and the girls',
10 to 2. A large crowd of rooters
accompanied the team from Cot

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