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THE NEZPERCE HERALD
Official Paper of Lewis County
Thursday December 12, 1918.
W. P, Conger & P. W. Mitchell
Editors and Owners
Entered at the Neiperce, Idaho, Post
office as Second-Class Mail Matter.
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THE SEAS WILL BE FREE
Most of us are good people. We
admit it. If we weren't we would
not admit it as often as we do
The trouble is to get other people
to believe it.
When a man has a first-elass
opportunity of profiting by sinis
ter practices and hasn't taken a i
vantage of it he doesn't need to
toot his horn. His record does
that for him.
Your I'nele Sam is in the posi
tion of that gentleman. He ha>
had many a chance of territ»»rial
expansion at the expense of weak
er neighbors and has turned them
down. He isn't perfect, but hi,
record is pretty good, and it wil 1
help him at the peace conference.
Not many of the conferees will
attend with as clear a conscience
The world is fortunate in nor
having to depend on guesswork
in sizing up America's principles
It has the same advantage with
regard to the British navy.
If England were to assure u -
that naval supremacy would b
benevolently used we might b<
skeptical in default of proof. Bu'
England's maritime strength lia
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(■I at'eiul the peace conference is
a wist and appropriate undertak
ing. There are several reasons
why he should he at hand.
In the first place, the German
advint es for peace have been
made to I ho and presented » » the
Allie., through his agency. In the
'veoml p'nce. at the confer.».ice
many »(«estions will naturally
eouie up which will he subject t«>
marked differences of opinion.
The Allies, necessarily harmoni
ous in time of war, may disagree
in regard to the terms of peace.
President Wilson's authority and
personality are likely to be a
strong factor in composing any
such differences. The fact that
America has nothing t»» ask for
herself «ill strengthen his p«>si
tion. In the third place, though
America seeks neither indemnity
nor annexation of territory, she
has a real and grave interest in
many of the adjustments to he
made.
matters as well ' as Mr. Wilson'*
We applaud his derision to
Who
ran handle these
KHEI* I P TIIK PAIE.
The total pruduetion of the war
gardens was so enormous that it
was hardly credible. It repre
sented the effort of amateur farm
ers who never di*l anything <»f the
kind before and probably never
« ill again.
But why shouldn't they? If ht
are capable of producing so gi
gantic a surplus of foodstuffs,
why don't we go on producing it,
or something equally necessary?
The same applies to ail uur war
time efforts. With similar stand
ards of production and achieve
ment maintained everybody in the
country «ould have an automo
bile, a steam yacht and a winter
honte.
Xeeperee is using the safe and
»uur policy in meeting "the mys
terious influenza situation, and
the polier seems to he working
successfully. At auy rate, there
was not a ease of the drea»l mal
ady Iu town the first naif of this
week and such few eases as had
tteen recently reported got off
mildly. The system here i», to g<
about the ordinary business rou
tine and daily pursuits without
unreasonable exposure to climat
ic condition», and each iadividu
al taking care of fck> own health
condition,
taught by experience to ward oft i
being careful ami I
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Ihuileil and mild «ay, ami public
gatherings go on as usual, hut
packing »uni overcrowding is not
practiced. An ounce ot preventa
tive an»l common sense are the
best panaceas yet discovered for
meeting, this partieuiai brand of
human trouble. I'se them!
If the Associated Press would
function iu the future as it di»
under the direction »>f its origin
alors, it must steer clearer of a
perceptibly growing tendency t»<
nard certain classes and interests.
This is a hint from a tiny source,
perhaps, but there m meat in it.
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Cheer up—the you no folks
want to enjoy Christmas, and it is
their right to do so?
The world is gradually awak
ening from its nightmare.
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HERALDS
Items not intended to hit or
miss anyone in particular but
s just to remind
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That being cheerful at the other fel
low 'a expense is another thing.
That Uncle Sain s be»:
Christ ma«
present will be his boys home again.
Thai Santa won't have to make his
rouit'h) over there in a lank anyway.
That at the peace tab!.» Germany'a
part is to wait until th.* y Hies are sal
«»fied.
That they are good to buy, goo»t to
hold, go»>d to give for »'hrjstrna*—War
Saving» Stamp«.
That it i« to L hopetl that after »Us
penning with Kaiserism the Germans
will aiiopt a wiser -inn.
That if the world would be and keep
free for »lemorr&rv the svslcm which
g«* the »«»->*«
{«erimt* ami foster» big profiteering
must »-hange.
That tke M'liat* 1 intriiti* to be* reprr
at tke parr tttutrrftu'f. If it
ran 't rereive appointment*. it meatt*
to tag along anyhow.
That the
again this Christ ma* :
jmr-«- vf the gift, but ihr thought b
hi *4 it that rtaliv cumtt«.
That fefvrnt prayer i> aid tu avail
Fray ferveatly th**» that you may aot
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That iu l>ca Muiuea everybody is ru
quirfti to «car a flu iiaut *»z?»»pt when
in his own home. Deg Moines looks
like one big mus<juc rade iiall.
That if the proptwed international
(Kitice fleet has the chaiu'teristic* of
a city police force, is it pot likely to
be pretty constantly stranded on a
barf
That «hen Johnny conies inarching!
home, Susie will be waiting for him ;
with her prettiest frock cud her most 1
winning smile and her bet chocolat.' I
cake.
Tkat on* part of the v» uiig woia«» , s|
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relieved.
deprivation has beei
of eaudy for i'hrisimas i-te wo l»»t»jji*r 1
patrieted to one pound j i retda.
hut'* the u aei The young man to I
vet. I
Hut
i»e at ho
pmeha*** the eand.v ii
That whether it is eoffet
olnn
or
go«»€Ks or railroad fare that go up, fate!
ha* «leereed that the advance shall be
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met by the ultimate v
satisf tu*tory that
didii T happen t<
sumer!
That the IT. S. soldiers the
miner,
ould o * if vuu und l [
be the udin ate eon
est fighters on earth. They proved this'
in the world routes I; and if a fellow J
of the T. K. stripe eould get at the ;
head pf the government now he would j
just about try to do with them what j
the Kaiser did with the German«.
ported thel former Km
, *a mental de
Thai' it I* re.
(**ror « 'bar le* of A nutria
pression spend» hour» at hi* desk, «tar {
If at) the
ing vacantly liefere him.
former emperors had confined them- I
selves to nuch harmless procedure* the
world would be infinitely better off. I
The Community Church.
A friendly church. * 'laud»* B.
Martin, minister.
Sunday school at 10 «»'clock.
Morning service at II «»'clock.
Sermon: "The Man Who Blamed
Others." Music by the rholr
Mrs. Elizabeth Pennell, director. II
K »-ni: g s. -» icc 7 to » '••in. ;!'». 11 1
and enjoy a couimuaity sing.
If you have no church honte I
ill find a place here where f
ill feci at home. This church j
It. is I
you
you
has a nnssage fur to-day.
trying to reach people where they
live, * '«»me anti help us boost tbe
l»est interests of this community
I have listed for
of farm laud cloac t«< Neiperce,
c r fallow,!
implement* mu»! j
< 'net i*
rut 400 acres
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acres of this l«*ing sum
stock «fui far
go with this land
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bet it done ut I lojjy
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The Federal Reserve System
has provea itself during our participation in the war.
It is difficult to say what banking conditions might have
been without it. With it they have been stable and re
sponsive to the needs of the situation. You should sup
port a bunk which supports the system.
UNION STATE BANK
A Home Institution.- Ettablwhed 1009.
Mrmhrr h'tdrral Urserv* System
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CHRISTMASl
Suggestions
AT LAIER'S I
Pianos
Buffets
Upholstered Rockers
Dressing Tables
Dining Tables
Davenports
Dressers
Library Tables
Dining Chairs
Rugs--* Axminsters, Velvets and
Wool f ibers—-all sizes
j fine China Ware Aluminum Ware
f Cedar Chests Toys for the kiddies
Beds, Springs and Mattresses|
Novelty and Racket Goods
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How about a Vikm^
(ream Separator ?
( )f a Nice W»ll P.|*r P.lioii?
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