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VOLUME 30. N0.23 COTTONWOOD, IDAHO, FRIDAY, JUNE 2, 1922 »2.00 PER YEAR COMMUNITY SALE JUNE 10 SALE PROMISES TO BE GOOD ONE—MANY ITEMS LISTED. Cottonwood's second commun ity sale will be held on Saturday, June 10th and promises to be much larger in scope than the fust sale which was held in May and proved to be a great success. Many items have already been listed for sale among them being a number of registered Boland China hogs, the pro]*erty ol John Funke, and this one item alone will draw many outside buyers to Cotton wood on this date. Other items, consisting of live stock and etc. listed are: we^tÄ^arunUriound TmflkZJ8JSr, old - Zline waeon fi,« iss running order. The fol and good workers ; one bay mare 8 years old weight 1400 pounds; 1 sorrel mare 9 years old weight 1300; one brown mare 6 years old ; one gray saddle mare 8 years old; one brown saddle mare 4 years old ; 1 Hereford bull 19 months old and various other items of livestock and machinery, household good;., tools, etc. A number of Poland China thoroughbred hogs good kSwinrn'eTmeTchandi* will' be offered bv the merchants of Cot tonwood at auction to the high est bidder: Various lines of gen eral merchandise by Baker and Son; shoes, drv goods and groc eries bv the Cottonwood Mercan tile and Leggett Mercantile Co., Stock foods, ham pickle, and phonograph records by the Rex all Store. Other merchandise by the leading stores of Cotton wood. This sale is a community affair and everyone is invited to bring what they have to sell at auction, dairy cows, beef cattle, horses of all kinds, farm machinery, tools, household goods, harness, bug gys, wagons, all kinds of live stock, in fact anything you have at some one else might to sell that have a use for. Craigmont TRIES SUICIDE WITH KNIFE. Henry Oetting. 50, formerly in the employe of the Berg Auto Top company of Spokane, at tempted suicide at some time Monday night by 1 slashing his throat, wrists and attempting to stab his heart with a small pen knife. He was found by Joseph Kenjoski, proprietor of the Ilo hotel. Tues day morning in a serious condi tion covered with blood. He was given first aid treat ment by Dr. J. E. Dunlap and taken to a hospital at Le\wston. i Oetting was unable to give a clear explanation of his act, but said there was a "big crowd after him." He was carrying $1100 in currency when found. - GREAT INTEREST TAKEN. Great interest was taken in the dress foiTn making under the supervision of Miss Ada B. Er win. the district home demon strator leader of the University of Idaho, in Cottonwood last Sat urday afternoon. A number of dress forms were finished on that date and many now being made by the ladies. more are The demonstration, which was held in the Red Cross rooms was witnessed by a large number of ladies. Those present spoke very highly of Miss Erwin's ability as a home demonstrator. 97 YEARS OLD—DIES. E. Gier, architect of St. Ger trude convent and in charge ol the construction work of the con vent, received a telegram from Mt. Angel Oregon Tuesday, an nouncing the death of his aged mother at Mt. Angel. Mrs. Gier was 97 years old at the time of her death. Mr. Gier left for Mt. Angel Wednesday in an automobile and at Lewiston took the train for his home in Oregon, During his absence the work at the convent will be in charge of his son Ixeo DECREE HANDED DOWN IN BROWN CASE A decree in the case of Flora Biown vs Sidney M. Brown was recently filed in the district court at Lewiston. Action was brought by the plaintiff in Sep tember, 1921, to secure a divorce on the grounds of cruelty. The defendant, Sidney M. Brown, fil ed a cross-complaint and the case was tried in February, 1922. The trial consumed a week and many witnesses were called from Cot tonwood and vicinity. Mrs. «™'vn sought to recover the custody of the minor children and property of the alleged value of $78,125. In the decree filed the court holds that the allegations of Mrs. Brown's complaint were not sustained and that the allega tions of the cross-complaint were sustained. The custody of the two infants was given to Mrs. Brown and the other four minor children given to Mr Brown. In dividing the property the court allows Mi's. Brown a dwell ing house of the value of $3,000 and all of the rest of the pro perty is given to Sidney M. Brown. To satisfy the ruling of the j court Mr. Brown has purchased the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kauffman of Lewiston on the, corner of 8th Avenue and 9th ! Street — , Mr. Kauffman in turn 'ä^puKhaMd home on 6th Avenue and 7th Street.near the j Catholic church in Lewiston. ; " . ! RAMBO ACQUITTED. Everett Rambo, a prominent young man of Grangeville who j was accused of stealing a gun; valued at $72 from the Wood Hardware store at Grangeville was found not guilty by the jury | hearing the case in Grangeville, Monday. I The case attracted an unusual amount of interest owing to the prominence of the young man. The case was prosecuted by County Attorney Bert Auger. M. Reese Hattabaugh was the attorney for Rambo. A. J. Barth was a member of the jury that acquitted Ramlio. The case of the State vs. Jack Rooke and Saxby Boles, in which j more than fifty witnesses will be used, has been postponed to be heard at the fall term of court. -' 6-^ EAR-OLD BOI DIES. William Wemhoff, the six- 1 year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. John Wemhoff, died at the home 1 0 f his parents, Thursday mom ing, death having been caused from complications set in after the flu. William was a child, with a sweet disposition and was loved by everyone who knew him. During his illness and suffering, for a child of his age he Ixire up well under the trying ordeal and caused his parents no i unusual amount of worry and care, hut loving hands were ever ■ at his side to do whatever they could to relieve him of suffering. The bereaved parents have the sympathy of the entire commun- , ity. Funeral services will lie held from the Catholic church this afternoon at 2 o'clock with Rev. Fr. Willibrord in charge. The remains will be laid to rest in the ! Catholic cemetery. j - I "BRAD" FOR TREASURER. The announcement of the j candidacy of J. A. Bradbury for the office of county treasurer of j Idaho county has excited more favorable comment than any thing for a long time. Mr. Bradbury is a democrat in politics but he is not a politician a nd during the time he served Idaho county l>oth as county auditor and recorder and also as treasurer, his entire efforts were directed to reducing the expense, of maintenance and cost and to , Um countv tne people oi me couniy. The present epidemic of high taxation in the county, state and nation has been the occasion for a special effort on the part of the taxpayers to find a man whose office record has demonstrated office record has demonstrated efficient and economical service. We take pleasure in giving ; this testimonial on his behalf. R 'member ~ r rtwu roe* umwiEace vwooio wme«. T you whcs you Pi*vep hookey MU SAif WESE I"' . HUMIIN 1 WILL MS if * * sSk I 7 A W* 23 ^ COTTONWOOD LOST SUNDAY GRANGEVILLE AND COT TONWOOD NOW TIED FOR FIRST PLACE. Cottonwood Jost its first game 0 f y le season to Grangeville Suu dav the county seat before n la £ e clwvd „( excited baseball fans in a hotly contested gaine, and not until the last man in the ninth inning was declined out did either team cease playing its best. . . The first five innings of the game was as classy baseball as anyone could wish to see. In the fifth inning Cottonwood ran i„ four scores and it then looked like Cottonwood had the game stored away on a cake ot ice. | In the remaining four innings Grangeville with several hits and I three costly errors was able tc I pile up nine scores and durinv this time Cottonwood managed I to only get one, making the final SCO re 9 to 5 in favor of Grange ville. • Orangeville's victory Sunda\ pi aces them in the same percent j a „^ column with Cottonwood thre* ; (îac h team having ; jramos and lost one. Deciding Game June 11 Great interest is now being 1 taken in the game to he played on the Cottonwood diamond, j une nth, between Grangeville ai and Cottonwood which no doubt w m decide the winner in the Idaho County National league, p 0 th teams have one game to pi av before the contest on June nth. Ferdinand plays here s un day and Kooskia plays at Grangeville Sunday. Should both Grangeville and Cottonwood win Sunday the deciding game will played, June 11th. Should ■ Cottonwood win and Grangeville j ose Sunday's contest Grange ^u c would have a chance to again tie Cottonwood when they , mee t or vice versa should Cot- tonwood lose and Grangeville w j n it is expected that the largest crowd that has ever wit ness ed a baseball game in Cot tonwood will he present ! these two baseball rivals meet j here on June 11th. I At least 200 Cottonwood folks accompanied the local 1 oys to j Grangeville Sunday, Kooskia Wins. j Kooskia won its first game of , when season Sunday by defeating Ferdinand in a one sided game, the score lieing 26 to 6. Winona Wins Again, Winona is still in the 1000 por centaK o column having defeated p erm on jt s home grounds Sun day Th i s makes Winona's f our th straight victory, defeated Greencreek on , their home 12 to 3. Games to be Played Sunday National League, " ^ erdiaa ', ld at Tuo''' ,2'm' » rv.t June 11 Giangeville at Go - tonwood ; Ferdinand at Kooskia. American League. June 4 — Fenn at Stites; June 4 — Fenn at Winona at Greencreek. ; June 11—Greencreek at Fenn; j Stites at Winona. __.__ ; Changes in the Idaho stand ai ds for wheat to become el fee tive on July 17 have been an nounced by Miles Cannon, com NEW WHEAT STANDARD SOON NEW RULING REPLACES CLASSES FIVE OR SIX SAYS CANNON. missioner of the department of agriculture. This announcement has been received at the Lewis ton office of the state depart ment and is intended to use in conjunction with the grade hooks which have previously l:een issued. , The new ruling is intended to replace classes five or six of the grade l>ooks and is as follows: Class V—W hite "This class shall include all varieties of white wheat, wheth er winter or spring grown, and may include not more than ten ner centum include other wheat or wheats. This class shall be divided into three sul>-classes as follows : Hard Wheat Tliis sub-class' "shall include wheat of the class white, con Listing of 75 per centum or more if hard (not soft and chalky) <\ kernels. This sub-class shall not include more than 10 per centum ot wheat of varieties Sonora and White Club, either singly or in any combinaton. Soft White "This sub-class shall include wheat of the class White consist ing of less than 75 per centum of hard (not soft and chalky) ker nels. This sub-class shall not include more than 10 pere cent um of wheat of varieties Sonora and White Club, either singly or in any combination. Western White "This sub-class shall include wheat of the class White con sisting of more than 10 per cent um of the'varieties White Club ' Qnnnni oither simrlv or in aïv combiniiton ••WhntfVPi- m>ct> s-irv combine or change the present standards so as to effectuate the foregoing changes in the class and sub class designations and defini tions, and change subdivision (f) nf the ixMiuiremer.*s for the No 1 sradeTtf i\\ Seta«, of tho class White to read as follows: "Change thp designation of the sub-class Red Walla to real Western red, wherever it ap ( f ) May contain not more than 5 per centum of wheat other than white, which 5 per oentum may include not more than 2 per centum of durum wheat." Red Walla pears in the standards." QUIET DAY TUESDAY. Memorial day passed quietly in Cottonwood Tuesday most of the business houses having been closed all day. Many Cotton wood folks attended the memor ial services at Grangeville. ___entire The 500-gallon gasoline stor age tank for the Cottonwood Battery Shop arrived Wednesday of this week and tho tank is now being installed. They expect to ------ „ --------- ----- have the pump ready for retail I ing gas by Saturday. i AKE OFFICE JUNE 13. Right Rev. Philip Uuggle Coadjutor Abbot to Right Rev. Frowin Conrad O. S. B. was bom April 10, 1865 at Gossan, Conton St. Gall, Switzer-j land. His early education was | obtained in his native city and I in the famous monastic school of Maria Einsiedeln. In the year ■ 1883, when Ablnit Frowin open- 1 t<d Conception College, Father Philip was the first student to register. He thus has the dis tinction of lieing the first alum , _ 4 . „ . . . , nus of Conception ( ollege, which during the liletime ot its tounder has gi\ en to the church one hun (.red priests. Entering the novitiate at the abbey, he made his simple vows November 13, 1887. He was ordained priest August 15, 1891, by the Right Rev. John j Hogan, firstBishop of St. Joseph Mr. A 4 p-«,-,. un;!;.. ..... "gJS SÎ S S ^ ' o, 1 » „ i■ . church at Clyde and later aH procurator of the abbey. Asl pastor of Sacred Heart Church, i Verona, Mo., he endeared him self to his people bv the erection of a lieautiful, typically rural church, one of the monuments of catholicity in South West Mis- 1 souri. During his pastorate of St. Joseph's parish, Pilot Grove. I Mo.. Father Philip was appoint ; ed to St. Michael's Priory, and assumed the office of Prior Sep Member 8, 1915. The solemn blessing of the new Coadjutor Abbot, June 13 at ! Conception, Mo., will lx? confer- ; red by the Most Rev. Sebastian G. Messmer D. D. D. C. L. Arch bishop of Milwaukee, a personal friend of the Abliot Elect. The Right James P. Brady, Apostolic Administrator of St. Joseph, Mo. will deliver the sermon. - PIONEER CITIZEN DEAD. John Briscoe, age 62 years, and for more than 30 years a resident of Grangeville and Ida ho countv, was found dead in a road at Grangeville rear his j hone Tuesday, death having bee, cau ed by heart f: ilure. Mr. Bi:scoi whi.c net in „he best of health since his recent ; attack of influenza attended the memorial services in Grangeville Tuesday morning and it was our j Pleasure to have Mr Briscoe ac «»nipany us to the cemetery m <\ ur «\ r At the cemetery he showed us h.s lot and little did ' ea ' ,z ' 1 th f. >" le8s ba, ' f,ve , hours he would be a cold corpse ÜÄ "V. d 5 1 which at that time was covered with a beautiful blanket of green ! grass and flowers. A widow, two daughters and three brothers survive. They ; are: Mrs. H. C McDonald, Walla Walla; Edith, Grangeville and James, William and George Bris cce, all of Grangeville. ---j LEAVE FOR IRELAND. Mother Hildegard of St. Ger Sister Albertine left Monday morning for Ireland and Switzer land in the interest of St. Ger ' trude convent The two sisters will arrive in New York City, Saturday and plan to leave for Ireland on Jun jfth on the American liner, St. Paul. Then-first stop will beat Queenstown, Ireland and after spending some time there will leave for Switzerland They ex P«* to return al>out the first of October accompani«! to a »um hel ' ol girls from these two countries who wish to devote their lives to religious work, with St. Gertrude as their home. SCHROEDER IO RI N. Not until his friends gave him ''the third degree" would August j Schroeder give his consent to have his name filed as a candi- j date for eommissoner in the second district on the democratic ticket. Mr. Schroeder is one of the west side's most substantial farmers and heaviest taxpayers and he needs no introduction to the people here. Should he be elected, we sincerely believe he would make an official that the, county would be proud of. ,--first More Idaho young people are planning on university or college 1 education than ever before, ac cording to figures compiled by j _ - . - , Edward F. Mason, director of , i publications at the university. NEWS AROUND THE STATE Items of Interest From Various Sections Reproduced for Ben efit of Our Renders. G. H. Ellis, probate judge of Lewis county, handed in his resignation to the county board j as t week and D. V. Dowd of Nezperce was chosen as his suc cessor, the change taking place a t onC e T . 1 „„„ 0 ,___. T ■ D T e 0, K ° n Short Ll P e road company must continue the i « * 2 * Idaho branch hives, it was de cided '»• th - p" blic Iitiqp commission in denying the COmpuny ' H «wMojtioi» to curtail 8 ?7' ce 0,1 branch hw * m the 8 f. larks fork was the scene of one the mos t vicious assaults *" the histoi^ of Bonner county a V, 0Ut Saturday when J. B. Whitcomb, pioneer merchant of l , ht ' village, was lieaten almost to death b - v a P a,r of thugs, hi * cash drawt ?r robbed of all it con tamed, about »2.50 in small change, and the injured man left for dead by his assailants, Fred Klepper, traveling guard from the state penitentiary, left Monday with Gorge W. Water man, who was convicted in the district court at Nezperce for making false bank statements, to serve his sentence from 18 months to three years. Tho guard put the Oregon boot on Waterman. Two million dollars will be available this year in district No. 1 of the forest service, according to advices from Washington re ceived at district headquarters a t Missoula, Mont. This is the larpreat allotment yet made for this district. The budget covers expenditures for Montana and Idaho national forests, ; The state department of pulx lie works has called for bids for the construction of two tuber j culosis hospitals, one to be ocated at Sandpo.nt on I*ke Pon d Oreille and to serve the 10 counties in the northern part of the state, wd the other to Pay , ? tte to ?. erve , tbe M - oth r , < * ties m the state. The bids will 1 June 1 .° , ! Idaho wool is demanding ex ! ceptionally good prices on the markets today with the result that the sheepmen of this state ; are "coming liack" and many of them who were on the verge of bankruptcy are paying their ob- obligations in full and have money on deposit. Some Idaho wool has sold as high as 38 cents. The hulk of it is going for about 35 with a steady demand. John D. Maynard, wife and eight children, H. F. Meyers. F. T. Taylor of Lapwai, and one other person whose identity is ......... . unknown, had a miraculous es cape from serious injury perhaps death Friday evening when a commercial type of automobile being driven by Mr. Maynard went over an embankment on the Small grade about three mile« cast of Lewiston, dropping 16 f ee t and carrying its 13 occu pan,, with it. Edward J. Hicks was found KU iity of robbing the United mail of more than $15,000 at Kellogg March 28, in a ver- diet returned by a jury in federal court at Coeur d'Alene city. The pouch contained a package of j $12,000 in currency, $2000 in Liberty Ixmds and a trade accep j tance valued at more than $1000. He is alleged hurriedly to have hid the pouch in his garage and to have driven back to the Kel logg postoffioe before the mail was delivered. Next Tuesday at St. Ger trude's convent six young ladies will he solemnly invested in the habit and veil of novices, their step towards joining the community. Of these young 1 ladies, three are from Green creek. Emma Nuxoll, Bertha j Beckmann and Madeline Willen* , _ _ . . . , lierg, two are from Switzerland and one from Germany.