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-* r; T v ** *. i*S ONWOOD - J ÿ'- -a -^na-Hâ ». 1 COTTONWOOD, IDAHO. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 28, 1023 ■i * ÏCAL BOYS DEFEAT KOOSKIA COTTONWOOD B. B. TEAM CONTENDER FOR DIS TRICT LEADERSHIP. Coach Westover's high school basketball team won a notable victory Friday evening when they defeated the strong Kooskia team in one of the fastest and closest games ever witnessed on the local fioor the score being. Cottonwood 19, Kooskia 17. The victory Friday evening places Cottonwood in the front as a contender lor the district leader ship. soon after which Kooskia scored From the fu'st whistle. the first basket, until the end, the game was a hard, clean bat tle, with the locals leading soon after the game began. After Kooskia's opening bas ket, the locals tied the score, and until the end of the first guarter, each team battled every second. Both teams were guarding and neither team could boast of an infallible offensive, converted another field basket and Kooskia made a goal from free thro Cottonwood 4, Kooskia 3. In the second guarter, both teams unloosed a better offen sive and Cottonwood scored 10 points and Kooskia seven, mak ing the half end with Cotton w'ood leading 14 to 11. third quarter Kooskia was held scoreless, while the locals made a point by a free throw. In the last quarter, the visi | tors unloosed some clever offen | sive work but the local guards broke up their plays, returning j the ball and scoring themselves. Kooskia, outscored the locals this quarter 6 to 4, but they could t not overcome the lead Cotton I wood nad piled up. For the visitor Kyie was the [ outstanding player. ^ only scored five of his team's -w.kets, but was a marvel at .jjr play. For Cottonwood, k person was high point man x^^six field goals and one free The locals the quarter ending In the He not The contest drew an excep tionally laige crowd and as the game prog ; essed minute by min ute the excitement Pecame in tense and not until the wri blew in the last quarter was the game safely placed away for Cottonwood. In the last min ute and a half of playing Cot tonwood demonstrated its abil ity to keep the ball from then opponents. It was during this period that the local boys dis played generalship and kept the iball within their own boundaries ■and won the game. The Kooskia boys have a fast team and v-hile it was a great joy for Cottonwood to win it by no means would have been a dis grace to have been defeated by them. They played clean ball and were and acted like gentle men not only in the game but on the street.-, as well. The lineup was: I Cottonwood [Peterson F [Shinnick F [Jenny [Nims IHattrup G II Substitut es — Cotto nwood, ■Johnson for Peterson ; Kooskia ■none. 11 Scoring; Shinnick 5, Peterson BL3, Nims 1 Miles 4. Montgomery 12 Kyle 10, Lycan 1. K Referee, Joe Thomas U. of I. Kooskia Mongomery Miles Kyle Lycan Baldwin C G First point made for Cotton rood by Peterson necessitating i long shot and brought the Cot ;onwocd supporters to their feet n a unit. Jenny and Nims were in the pame at ali times and never mis wd an opportunity to "ruffle" it irith the boys. Hattrup with his "southpaw" passing fooied the Kooskia boys time after time. Shinnick was guarded very l06dy but Tom managed to slip , few into the basket at that. The decisions of the referee rere entirely satisfactory at all Ùoeg, Thomas was fair and narSaL From The Side Line. NO REMEDY KNOWN. Carl Cosand, who has a first class radio receiving set in his home and has on different oc-} casions listened in on the pro grams broadcasted by the Gen eral Electric company at Sehen ctady, N. Y. , one of the most powerful broadcasting stations in the United States recently wrote the company that he was receiving their programs but that at different times he was troubled with what is known as "fading out." The term used by radio fans means that what is being received will be clearly heard for a minute or so and then suddenly the receiving set fails to connect for some un known reason broadcasting. In regai d to this matter the General Electric company made the following explanation to Mr. Cosand in a letter he recently re ceived from them. with stations "The fading effect will vary fi-om time to time and will also vary with the character of the country between the stations. There is no known method of avoiding this difficulty." JOHNSON IS NAMED JUDGE Hon. Mi'os Johnson of Lewis ton was appointed judge of the tenth judicial district by Gov ernor Moore. Judge Johnson will fill the position recently made vacant by the death of Wallace N. Scales. Judge Johnson was advised of his appointment Thursday evening and will at once take over the duties of his new office. Others who were in the race for the judgship were F. S. Randall and Eugene O'Neill of Mr. Johnson is a republican in Saturday evening the Grange ville- Lewiston train ran into RECEIVES APPOINTMENT FROM GOVERNOR C. C. MOORE. Lewiston. politics. Judge Johnson has reappoin ed Chas. Loren court stengrap hcr. TRAIN KILLS COWS. three cows belonging to Sidney ; Brown, at the end of Bridge No. 16, known better as the Brown tressle, killing them instantly. | The cows were licking salt from ! ban-el used to hold water in ! case of fire. I The cattle managed to get ' onto the right-of-way thru a gate that some unknown person j ia ^n, feft.fP 611 - . I The pilot of the engine hit the co y?'r,™ vei ^ u J 1 ®' between 1100 and 1200 pounds and hurled two of them a distance of 193 and 150 feet. One of the cows mas thrown onto the bridge and then plunged off of the bridge for a distance of some 90 feet to the ground below. Mr. Brown was not advised ot the accident until the following morning. TEACHERS HOME. Cottonwood ladies, teaching, school in Idaho and away from home, who came home for the holiday vacation are : Miss Anna Peterson, teaching at Kellogg. Miss ' Cecilia Nacke, teaching at Kooskia. Miss Laura Hattrup, teaching at Fenn. Miss Louise Hattrup, teaching near Keuterville. Miss Edna McDonald, teach ing at Ferdinand. Miss Caroline Terhaar, teach ing at Kellogg, is spending her vacation with friends at Priest River, Idaho. Miss Vera Moughmer. teach ing at Kamiah w-as unable to come home. She is ill with the measels. - HERE FROM CRAIGMONT. Misses Harriett and Jeannette Grove of Craigmont spent Wed nesday in Cottonwood visiting with friends. The ladies are home for the holiday vacation. Miss Harriett is teaching at Kellogg and Jeannette attending the University of Idaho. 1 ID Sitting Tight inuiiiim IIIIUK ssmwmm .j 'tliftjii) SSL t [liiilWillii it I i V ■ i .„''Hit SniiBj. ''Mum """■tiimuHiiiliU •ills::::;:; m III! liliiiiiuniiuiit!lj!!iiUiiiintii4.... ■JiitiiidnmiM c**n««u,iMMn „ TURKEY S APPETIT*. FOOLS MANY OF THE GUESSERS. A. Holthaus and Ben Hussman Tie on Number of the Corn Kemals He Would Eat. The 20 pound turkey that has been on display at the R. H. Kendall Confectionery for the past two weeks, to be giver, to the person guessing the exact number or nearest to the num her oi kernels of corn he would eat in 15 minutes, was won by A. Holthaus and Ben Hussman these two gentlemen tying on the number of kernels, their number being 275. The turkey was feed at 3 o'clock, Sunday afternoon, in front of the Kendall Confection ery, before a large crowd, and he consumed 276 kernels in 15 minutes. The turkey consumed the ker nels in the first seven and a half miutes of the contest the fest seven and a half minutes he spent in sizing up the large crowd that stood in front of his prison, Six hundred persons made guesses on the number of ker nels the turkey would eat, their guess ranging all the way from none to 3000. While many people would have enjoyed having him adorn their table on Christmas day, good fortune was with Mr. Turkey. Before the contest it looked like a 1000 to 1 bet that he was doomed to die within 24 hours but Mr. Holthaus and Mr. Huss man extended clemency and sold him to Robert Forsland, who will use him as a sire. The bird was feed field com supplied by Goff Eckert. Most of the guessers placed the num her of kernels he would eat in the given time at less than 150. Tire turkey was feed his usual rations Sunday morning and had j ie been real hungry it is safe tc sa y that he would have done a ^ a y with at least a 1000 ker i^jg The contest was very popular and caused much com ment> and f or many daya the 0Tlly topic of conversation about confectionery store was "How many kernels will the tur ^ e y ea t »* MISS REILLY DIES. Dr. J. E. Reilly received the sad news of the death of .his t , y°V, 1 ? ge3 ^, S1 *} er ' Miss Mndred R ei hy at Moscow, Satui day ' y accompam ky his wife and son John left for Moscow Sunday morning to be present at the funeral which took place in the Catholic church in Moscow', Monday. Her re laid tc rest in the j bearers. _ L ^ r - and Mi-s. Redly returned home Wednesday evening, - * FAVOR JOHNSON, i A petition asking that Miles ! Johnston of Lewiston be appoint ed to fill the unexnired term of office of Wallace N. Scales, de ceased, judge of the Tenth Judi rial district, was circulated in Cottonwood the first of the week and forwarded to Gov. Moore, who has the power of the selec i lion. The petition was freely sitmed by Cottonwood folks. Mr. Johnson is a Lewiston attorney, and was defeated for the posi ■ tion of district judge by Judge j Scales two yean age. mams w r ex-e Moscow cemetery. Her six brothers acted as pall INCOME TAX MUST BE PAID BY MARCH 15. Income Tax Report Must Be Filed By March 15th—Heavy Penalty For Failure. the January 1, 1924, marks beginning of the period for fil ing income-tax returns for the year 1923. The period ends at midnight of March 15, 1924 Heavy penalties are provided by the revenue act for* failure or willful refusal to make a return and pay the tax on time. Form 1040A, heretofore used for reporting net income of $5,000 and less, from whatever source derived, has been revised in the interests of the largest class of taxpayers—wage earn ers and salaried persons. Re duced from six pages to a single ; sheet, Form 1040A is to be used : for repotting net income of $5,000 and less derived chiefly from salaries and wages. Her sons any pari of whose income is derived from a business or profession, farming, sale of pro pertv or rent, though the amount is $5,000 or less, will be required to use the larger form, 1040. The use of Form 1040 is required also in all cases where the net of $5,000, from rncome was in excess regardless of whether salary, business, profession, or other taxable sources. It being impossible to deter mine at this time which foi*m Is desired, copies of both forms will be sent taxpayers who filed in dividual returns for the year 1922, and may be obtained also branch of internal ; i I j Deputy Assessor A. H. Nau ! did a land office business in is suing 1924 automobile licenses the past week. Those making application were: W. R. Robertson, Dodge. John Uptmor, Buick. T. H. Robertson, Oakland. J. V. Baker, Buick. E. A. Eckerman, Paige. Frank Hanley, Overland. J. F. Jenny, Cadillac. Clem Wassmuth, Chevrolet Tr Joseph Kolbeck, Buick. J. W. Klapprich Dodge. Ernest Jessup Dodge. Karl Killmar, Mitchell. M. M. Belknap, Paige. Herman Weigand. Dodge. Wm. H. Kelsey, Ford. Leo Rad, Buick. Mathias Seubert, Ford. E. W. Weber, Öldsmobile. Geo. J. Arnzen, Maxwell. John F. Knopp, Ford. B. H. Gehring. Paige. Reman J. Uhlenkott, Dodge. Andrew' Sprute, Dodge. Frank Forsman, Buick. Jas. Johnson, Buick. Joseph Riener, Oldsmobile. Frank Arnzen, Buick. L. S. Fortin, Overland. W. H. Fortin, Overland. B. C. Albers, Dodge. Mary C. Rink, Oakland. Ben Forsman Ford. Frank Kaus, Dodge. J. W. King, Studebaker. Henry Nutman, Veile. Geo. Poler, Chalmers. Aloys Hoithaus, Buick. at the offices of collectors of in ternal revenue and offices of collector's revenue upon written request. ISSUE MORE LICENSES. VISITS AT NIMS" HOME Miss Iris Armbuster of NTos Cow is a guest of Miss Lenore Nims during the holidays. Slie arrived on Saturday e venin gr's trmin. _ HOME FOR HOLIDAYS. Practically all of the young ladies and gentlemen attending various schools on the outside are home for the holidays, among them are: Hax*ry Hanley, Raymond 'Tacke, August Hoene, George Hanley, Gonzaga, Spokane. Francis Hanley, Northwestern Business College, Spokane. Beatrice McDonald, Hamid Simon Agnes Eckorman, Fred and Charles Moll, U. of I. Mos cow. Veronica Nuxoll, Greencreek. Elenore Enneking, Keuterville, and Martha Darscheid, Colton, Wash., academy. Rev. Alois Jentgea, William Jentges, Leonard Nuxoll, Lau Schmidt, Greencreek, ML rence Angel college. Estella William«, Verla Jessup Matilda Schroeder and Zenna Moughmer, Lewiston State Nor mal, Lewiston. Vivian Baker, Washington State College, Pullman. Richard Goeckner of Portland, Oregon is spending his holiday vacation with home fclka here. MRS. SPENCER PASSED AWAY , Mrs. Metha Spencer, wife of William Spencer died m her home near Fenn at 11:80 Wed nesday night, after an illness of several months, Mrs. Spencer was the daugh t er of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Meyers, pioneer residents of Camas Prairie, and was born in Idaho county, Idaho June 26, 1888. liam Spencer November 4, 1908. During her lifetime op the prairie she made hundreds of friends who will regret to hear of her untimely death. She is survived by her husband, her parents, one sister and two bro thers. Funeral services w'tre conduc ted this afternoon at the Spencer home and interment took place in the family plot in the Denver WAS A DAUGHTER OF PROM INENT PIONEER FAMILY FUNERAL 'it. She was married to Wil cemetery. - TEACHERS VISIT. During the 'holiday season some of the teachers of the public school are spending their vacations with relatives and friends. Supt. Moll remained in Cottonwood ; Prof. Westover is visiting with relatives in Mos cow; Mrs. Stewart and Miss Meyer are visiting with rela tives in Seattle; Miss Cameron with her mother in Lewiston: Mrs. Schroeder with home folks in Lewiston; Miss Greenwood and Miss Allen remained in Cot tonwood. The holiday vacation season for the school closes, Tuesday evening January 1, 1924. FORCED LAY OFF. Ernest Jessup, proprietor of the Cotton wood-Winona stage line was forced to take a lay off Ch»~' •'*.? day and his duties of carrying t,he mails to Greencreek and Winona î.re now being taken care of by John Ham ill. Mr. Jessup is suffering with blood poison in his right hand brought on by a mere scratch. The wound was lanced Wednesday by Dt Oil- and is healing as rapidly as could be expected. This is the first time Mr. Jessup has missed a day carrying the mail since taking the contract from the government, 17 months ago. SURPRISE TOM SHINNICK. Thirty young folks gathered at the Dr. J. D. Shinnick home Wednesday evening to assist Tom in celebrating his 17th birthday. The party was a surprise and for once in his life Tom did not known what his friends were going to do that evening until they called at his home. The evening was spent in dancing and singing humer ous songs. Light refreshments were served at the conclusion of ; the party. All departed wishing Tom many more happy birth I days. NEWS ■ ■ ■■ E-vr THE '<■*, .J v.! ■ ITEMS OF INTEREST FROM VARIOUS PARTS OF Ü THE STATE > ' y. - Plunging 40 feet off a near Kootenai Tuesday when the steering gear of their automobile broke, Eugene and Don Sàütâéc and a friend visiting them from Montana, escaped with oitjy mi or cuts and bruises. The aut mobile was badly damaged. Editors of Idaho neWspapa will gather in Boise Deoesno. 28 and 29 for the annual meet ing of the Idaho State Editorial izm association. Questions affecting " »v-.;. 'Ve* I the newspaper business and the printing trade, as well ae state policies will be discussed by speakers. E. M. Grant was named by Manager R. E. Hanrahan, ot the Camas Prairie Railroad com pany, to succeed the late T. F. Kerin as chief dispatcher of the Camas Prairie system. Mr, Grant is a railroad man of broad S9C* perience, having entered rail road work in 1897. A sentence of 50 days in thé county jail was given Lee Swart* Friday at Nezperoe, by Prpbaifcé Judge H. W. Niles, when Swart* pleaded quilt y on a misdemean or charge, that of removing « contracted motor truck from the state. Swartz started sery- r ing his sentence Friday. Idaho is the greatest produc ing state in the Union of.small seeds is a fact probably known to but few of its own people. The seed industry ig one of the most promising of any agricul tural line of production in Idaho, and this year it has come to thé front better than ever before. There will be a prohibition party in Idaho in 1924, with a full ticket in the field, is the prediction of Silas Luttrell of Boise, who was a candidate for governor in 1906 on this ticket. Mr. Luttrell made his prediction on the strength of a dispatch from Washington recently, say ing the party would have a na tional ticket in 1924. v. ' vi; pnpi tting $74, Damages a gf 077.30 are clajMM Friday in Un^H court from t^Si Shoshone coNNp Tyler, against Pacific Railroad company, in which it is alleged that the ralb road company was reeponslhMi for the fire which swept Burton Charles F. Chessman, age 4SI supervising principal of ihm training department of the Lew iston Vît" *£ate normal school eight , \ died Saturday at St. years Joseph'!* hospital from heart trouble, following a two months" illness with dropsy. Professor Chessman had been a member of the normal school faculty 17 years and was well known to educators throughout the north--. west. Carelessness on the part of tt miner in the Federal Mining & Smelting company's "Morrlng** mine at Mullan cost Blair Chis holm , 68, the loss of practically all the sight of both his eyes, and Saturday the industrial ac cident board awarded him mors than $6800 to compensate him for his permanent disability. Chisholm was employed in the .. mine as a foreman, at $8 a day. His injury was caused by walk ing into a blast, which struck him in the face. The sight is practically gone in both eyes. Compensation of $11,264 was awarded by the state industrial accident board Tuesday to Mrs. E. F. Johnson of Kellogg and her eight dependent children, for the death of her husband while working for the Bunker Hill & Sullivan Mining company. The company is a "self-insurer" and will pay the compensation itself. In addition to the com pensation the company has wip ed from its books a mortgage ot $1500 which it held on the homo of the Johnsons, who were buy ing from the company. F\irthar compensation, in the form qf free fuel light and water, a* long as she tives in the was awarded by tb «g m .