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VOLUME 30. NO. 39 COTTONWOOD» IDAHO, FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 22,1922 SPOKANE MEN VISIT THE CITY PROMINENT BUSINESS MEN TRAVEL BY SPECIAL TRAIN—HERE 1 HOUR. Eighty-four members of the Spokane Merchants Association, Simon# them some of the most prominent business men of the city of Spokane, arrived in Cot tonwood yesterday afternoon at 2 p. m. on a special train, con sisting: of 3 standard Pullman sleepers, a dining car and an observation car and spent more than an hour in the city calling on local business houses. The special train departed from the city at 3 p. m. for Orangeville where they will spend the night, returning to their home at Spokane today. The delegation was headed by Whitehead's orchestra, one of the liest musical organizations in the west who furnished the music for the big dance at the c-unty seat last night. The men who made the trip were a fine lot and were much easier to get acquainted with than when they are sitting in their private offices. All of them were representatives of large business concerns of the city of Spokane. The train was decor ated with a large sign bearing these words: "Spokane is a friendly city," ^ The personnel of the party follows: Joe Bailey, Fidelity National Bank; Dan R. Batche lor, Spokesman-Review ; J. E. Shields, Consolidated Supply Co. H. VV. Chcrrier, Pacific Coast Biscuit Co.; P. M. Jacoy, P. Jacoy Co.: S. A. Kimbrough, Ex change National Bank ; W. A. Yoamans, Spokane Dry Goods Co.; Edwai'd Theis, Inland Pro ducts Co. ; P. M. Crawford, Spokane International railway; E. H. Braden, Spokane Paper & Stationery Co. ; É. I). Thompson, Holly-Mason Hardware; R. C. Dillingham, Jones & Dillingham; E. H. White, U. S. Rubber Co. ; E. G. Ryle, Ferris & Hardgrove; C. G. Butts, Asbestos Products Co. ; Grant Ware, Ware Bros. L. G. Adams, Adams Leather Co.; O. C. Jenson, Jenson King Byrd ; W. J. Gray, Gray Mfg Co. ; C. 0. Bergan, J. W. Bailey, Spok ane Merchants association ; T. B. Hughes, G. H. Hughes, Hughes &. Co. ; R. I,. Dolby, Dolby Cloth ing Co. ; F. M. De Reimer, O. W. R. & N. Co. ; A. H. Verfall, J. & D. Co. ; E. E. Klein, Spokane & Eastern Trust Co. ; W. L. Part ner, H. G. Sundahl, Centennial Milling Co.; Walter Evans, John Doran Co. ; E. S. Redeker. Mar shall Wells Co. ; L. S. LaFoun taine, Carmen Mfg. Co. ; T. F. Kelby, Marshal Wells Co. W. A. McCall, Pure Oil Co. ; O. S. Floon, Perry Flour Co. ; E. E. McClintock, McClintock-Trun key Co. ; J. J. Connell, Ryan Trunk Co. ; G. L. Ainsworth, Fairmont Creamery ; W. P. War ner, C. M. & St. Paul Ry. ; Ralph S. Gordon, B. L. Gordon Co. ; J. F. Pewters, G. N. Ry; J. W. Rigsby, Powell Founders; Chuck Whitehead, Whitehead Palace; Orvill Isaas, Nott-Atwater ; W. H. Ude, N. P. Ry. ; W. E. Mauley, Hazelwood Co.; II. S. Schroeder, Nash-Spokane Co. ; E. B. Bird, W. P. Fuller & Co. ; L. S. Libby, John W. Graham Co.; W. H. Cross, Spokane Bakery Co. ; W. E. Bevins, Pacific Coast Biscuit Co. B. G. Ewing, Ewing Paper Co. F. W. Krause, Spokane Seed Co. ; G. A. Ketcheni, Spokane Dry Goods Cç. ; L. A. Lewis, Wash ington Water Power Co.; A. M. Laing, Brndstreets ; John Shaw, Shaw & Beiden Co. ; H. M. White Spokane Drug Co. ; J. II. Roberts Spokane Lithographing Co: S. Katz, M. Seller & Co. ; E. E. EM meret, Commercial Creamery Co G. E. Brady, F. O. Berg & Co.; H. E. Newton, Guernsey-Newton Co.; Frank Thompson. Lewiston Mercantile Co.; W. A. Bolma, Jensen King Byrd; R. S. Saives, Fairmont Creamery Co.; Dr. J. W. Hindley, director Washing ton State Retailers association, accompanying the party as apeaker. LEAVES FOR EAST. John V. Nash, who was re cently appointed as an inspector in the Federal Income Tax de partment. departed Wednesday morning for Salt Lake City, , Utah, where he will be sworn in and from there will leave direct ly for Washington, D. C. expect ing to arrive at the National capitol the latter part of next week, al>out Saturday. He plans on visiting a day in Lewiston and Spokane while eip*outed to Utah. John's many friends sincerely regret to see him leave but wish him success in his new undertaking. John himself re marked that he was sorry the time had come that he must say goodby to his friends and that he always would have a wann spot in his heart for Cottonwood and Idaho county. A resident of the county 27 years, the feeling created in ones heart cannot be wiped out in a day. AIRPLANE HERE. An airplane carrying three passengers, Jack Adair, Jack Purshall of Spokane and Roy Small of Iewiston arrived in Cottonwood, Tuesday noon from Grangeville and made a safe landing in the Matt Duclos field near the city. The aviators after executing a few "stunts" circled the city a number of times beofre they finally landed, having had some difficulty in selecting a suitable site. They remained in the city for lunch. The boys spent almost two hours trying to pet the machine into the air again, the plowed field in which they made their landing slacking un the speed of the machine while on the ground and it was not until numerous at tempts were made did they fin ally eet into the air. Thev were headed for Spokane, Wash. MOVING SCHOOL HOUSE. | The school building, known as the Bruner school house near the August Schroeder place and now the property of the Cotton wood school district is being moved to Cottonwood and will be placed along side of the local school and will be used for the manuel trainig department. Ow ing to lack of room is was up to the school board to either build or remove the unoccupied build ing to Cottonwood. The task of moving the building is being done by the Cottonwood Battery Shop and a large tractor and steam engine is being used as motive power. In an attempt to move the building yesterday the cables attached to the engine broke and larger ones had to be used. FINE CORN. The Chronicle office this week received two fine samples of corn, four ears from the Matt Duclos ranch which are splendid specimens one ear measuring 10 inches in length and the three others almost as long. Another ear was brought to the office by Frank Wimer and while for length it does not measure up to the Duclos com it has 18 rows of as fine a com on its cobb that one could wish to look at. Ex perienced com men tell us that the past season has been ideal weather for com. BUYS IMPROVEMENT BONDS Felix Martzen purchased last week from the city of Ferdinand $10,000 worth of improvement lionds which that city voted some two years ago to improve their streets. Material and lalxir for improving the streets of Ferdinand were paid for in city warrants two years ago! when the work was done and proceeds of the bonds, for which Mr. Martzen paid par, will be used to pay off the city war rants. TWO AUCTION SALES. The Chronicle this week car ries two public auction sale notices, that of William Baune who owing to poor health will dispose of his personal property on the Schiller ranch, Thursday, September 28th, and that of Herman Yates who will dispose of his personal property near Winona on the 27th. Both sales will lie cried by Auctioneer Johnson and clerked by the Cottonwod State Batik, i Former Governor M. Alexander Democratic Nominee for Governor % % will discuss the political issues of the day at Cottonwood Monday, October 2 Orpheum Theatre You Are Invited Liauau i WORK COMPLETED. The work on the Cotton wood Grave creek road was completed last week in its entirety, the last week having been used in clear ing out the road and widening out some of the turns. The new highway to the river was built for $20,000 appropriated by the state legislature under the su pervision of the board of county commissioners who in turn pi: c ed W. F. Abercrombie in com plete charge of the work. To Jos Roberts, a resident of the river section goes the honor of having dug the first shovelful of dirt as well as the last, he hav ing remained on the job from start to finish. ELECT OFFICERS. The Knights of Columbus elected the following officers for the coming year, Wednesday evening: George Terhaar, G. K. George Seubert. D. G. K. Tony Ruhoff, Chancellor. Barney Seubert F, S. Al Wagner, R. S. A1 Duman. Warden. John Schneider, Advocate. Jos Sudkamp. I. G. Jos Walser. O. G. Theo. Toennis, John Hoene, alternates to the state conven tion. Geo. Medved, trustee for a term of three years. WELFARE WORKER HERE. Anna E. Carlson, of Boise. Idaho, associate director of the bureau of child hveiene arrived in the city last night and is spending the day here on mat ters nertaining to her duties, which consists of looking after the welfare of children and mothers, under the Shenaid Towner law. The lady will also visit other sections of the coun tv and expects to return to Cot tonwood in the near future, the date and other matters pertain ing to the meeting that will he held here will be published in the Chronicle in due time. SURPRISE PARTY. A large number of friends and j neighljors of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. ! Rustemeyer gathered at the Rustemeyer home Monday even ing, three miles south of Cot tonwood, the occasion huving been planned as a surprise and farewell party for the Ruste rr.eyeis who are soon to leave for Oregon City, Oregon to locate permanently. The surprise feature of the party was carried out to perfection, their friends having taken them by storm. The evening was spent in a most jolly way and the party did not break up until the wee hours of ' the morning. Their friends all departed wishing them huppi ness and success in their new! home. THREE MEN SEEK DIVORCE. Three divorce suits were filed at Grangeville last week, Claude 1 E. Elery seeks a divorce from ! Edna J. Elery of Stites on the grounds of desertion. He asks for the custody of two minor' sons and asks that the mother be given the custody of the minor; daughter. Fancho Stubblefield charges ' Olive V. Stubblefield with deser- ; tion in his divorce complaint. He asks for the custody of the four ; children. Edward Mathewson accused j Hazel B. Mathewson of desertion ! in his suit. _ SHAKEN UP. While driving his car home Sunday evening. Henry Bruge man had the misfortune to run off of the road near the city reservoir over a slight en bankment shaking up the oc-' cupants somewhat, but fortun ately none of them were serious- ; ly hurt. The accident happen ed in a peculiar way. Mr. Brugeman was driving along and suddenly the lights of his car went out and before he ideal ized it the car was off of the road. j ! ' 1 ! ' ; ; j ! ; MAKE FINE SHOWING. The pig club organized in the ' county this summer made a splendid showing at the Lewis-; ton-Clarkston Tri-State Fair, ; held last week. Taking four places in the Poland-China class, j Vivienne McKinley placing first. | Clarence Peterson second, Em- ' mett McKinley third, and Matil-, da Schroeder fourth. They also, placed their animals in the open class against the older breeders and carried off several prizes. The other members of the club who accompanied their pigs to; the fair were Neal McKinley, Edna Schroeder, Alfred Funke,, George Funke, Joe Sattler and, Earl McDonald. The members who were not fortunate enough to place in the lirst four have nothing to feel ashamed of for their entries. The pigs were all high class ani mals and showed splendid handl ing, and it was a tough job in deed for the judge to pick the winners. In addition to the club taking all the prizes in the Poland China gilt class, Earl McDonald entered his two Shorthorn calves and took the first and second in a strong field. The judging team consisting of Alfred Funke. Vivienne Mc Kinley, and Earl McDonald, took third place in the judging con test, between teams from six counties. They were asked to judge four classes of livestock. Vivienne's pig and Earl's calf placing first are eligible for show at Boise. Sept. 2. r >-30th, and ac cording to advice from breed*ra ard judges who were at the fair and saw the animals, they are as good as the best in the state, and if sent would stand a good chance of winning. The win ners at the Boise Fair are sent to the Chicago International with j all expenses paid. There are no funds available with which to send these young folks ard their winners to Boise hut Club Leader Stone advised the county agent in Lewiston Sunday he would i ndenvor to se en e it from the unused portion of the tiind start* d by the Lew iston Fair Association for club work. If this effort fails, we will have to be content with our showing at Lewiston, but another year plans will In* made in advance to send our Northern winners to Boise. A number of additional clubs will be organized this fall includ ing Duroc-Jersey, and Spotted Poland-China as well as dairy calf clubs. TO FINISH ROCK WORK. Felix Martzen has a crew of men at work this week placing the rock crusher in shape and loosening rock in the rock pit in order that he may commence the first of the coming week crush ing rock to complete the job of macadamizing the streets of j Cottonwood. W'e understand that fine rock will now l>e placed on King street and after that the street leading to the depot will Ik* finished. It is also the inten tion of Mr. Martzen to hard sur face the road leading to the Farmers Union Warehouse, that is if the funds hold out which he believes they will at this time. The street work was suspended before hai-vest on account of the labor shortage and the extreme ly hot weather. FIRST LOAD OF GRAIN. The first load of grain to lie hauled over the Joseph-Grave Creek road was the property of William Abercrombie, having Ik en delivered to rne of the local warehouses in Cottonwood, Mon day of this week. Mr. Aber crombie said he had on 2000 pounds of wheat and made the trip easily in one day, arriving in the city at 4 o'clock. Before these roads were built it would have required 5 days to make the trip to a railroad station. SPECIAL SERVICE. Pastor W. II. Thurston of Walla Walla, will speak in the Red Rock church near Green creek Sunday, September 24th, at 10:30 A. M. Subject: "Capita! and labor in the light of proph ecy and history', the cause of the strife and the remedy." All are welcome. ' j | ' j j NEWS ARM THE STATE Items of Interest From Variout Sections Reproduced for Ben efit of Our Readers. The first term of the winter session of the Lewiston state noimal opened Monday more than 200 students were enrolled. Wage increases of from 50 to « 5 cents a day for mine workers in all mines in the Coeur d'Alene mountains will be effective on October 1, it is announced. Harry Orchard, life-timer in the Idaho state penitentiary as the confessed slayer of Goverror Stenuenberg, has declared his in tention of asking for a full par don at the next meeting of the board of pardons on Oct. 4. Registration started Monday at the University of Idaho, with prospects for the largest enroll ment in the history of the insti tution. Estimates place the number of students on the Idaho campus at more than 1500 and more are expected. The state treasurers office received Friday Idaho's share, $97,741.18, of tlie national forest resources from the federal gov ernment. The amount is to be apportioned out to the various counties according to their forset are ) 1 s. There are three cases of typhoid fever in Orofino. The victims are Miss Violet Jenks, Mrs. Charles Boehm and Miss Dorothy Brehm. Heath officer E. W. Hors will has warned people to boil their drinking water and get rid of flies. Representative Addison Smith Friday introduced a bill propos ing to establish a federal plan for guarantee of deposits in na tional banks, and asked that the bill be referred to the federal reserve board for report in time to permit its consideration by the banking and currency com mittee next session. ^ "Guilty your honor." Walter F. Thodc, former assistant cash ier of the defunct Overlank bank entered his plea Monday in the federal court to an indictment returned by the federal grand jury which charged him with embezzlement. He will lie sen tenced Sept. 26. R. F. Bicknell, president ;George Hitt, cashier, and J. H. Black, vice-president, were to have pleaded also, but their attorneys asked that the date be extended until Septem ber 25. Their request was granted. Pinned under a heavy touring car for thirty minutes, unable to move or make a sound, and with the weight of the car gradually settling on her, Mrs. Jack Mad den, severely bruised, and with a shoulder dislocated Saturday lay on the Waha highway, while one car passed without stopping to investigate, and u second car went by several hundred yards before the driver concluded to turn back. With great difficulty the car was raised and Mrs. Madden freed. She was immed iately taken to town'where her injuries were attended and found not to lie serious. She is now in the St. Joseph hospital in Lew iston. Ed Thyfault, Genesee fanner, who was injured last Friday night, when his car went off the Lewiston grade following a col lision with another car, died Sun day morning at St. Joseph's hospital, Lewiston, some 24 hours after an operation had been performed. He rallied from the operation, but the shock from the crushing of the alxlo men was too severe, and he died Sunday morning. Clarence C. Henry, 18-year-old son of W. D. Henry, prominent pioneer resi dent of Pullman, who was driv ing the car which struck the Thyfault car, was taken to Lew iston Sunday night and arraign ed before Probate Judge C. A. Woelwfen upon a charge of man slaughter and remanded te the custody cf The .«beriff under a *10/MX) K ord. The car which yrirng Henry was driving belong ed to hia brother W. D. Henry, Jr.