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THE BIG WORK OF THE
COUNTY FARM AGENT, Government Report Briefly Shows How They Help.— Lewis County Realiz ing Benefits. For several years Lewis eouu + v h-is been in that more nrnow*. ' ', . P b ■ sive class of farming common ■ealths which employs County Farm Agents. At lust the bene tits accruing from the oifice u-cre appreciated only by a few. In this work it takes time to get the telling results that stand out and speak for themselves how Änd Lewis county has ar rived at that condition, and now Farm Agent Wade is recognized as an mdisuensib e institution in 1 he farm life of the county and ,he expense incurred by his of her as so uisignrimant compared with the benefits that it is 110 longer a source ol worry to any u ev' In the following story the U. S. Department of Agriculture sets forth the magnitude of the ac complishment of the Farmer Agents in this country : During the year closing De cember 31, 1918, 1,100 county agents in the Northern and Wes tern States conducted 74,710 demonstrations and held in con nection with these demonstra tion meetings involving a total attendance of 661,000 people. A total net profit due to increase on the demonstration areas alone amounted to $21,851,000. This does not include the indirect re sults from those who put the les son of demonstration into effect on their own farms, involving a much larger figure. The agents assisted 323,125 farmers in selecting seed corn for the fields and 513,000 fann ers in testing their .seed for germination. Under the direc tion of the agents more than 10,500,000 acres with tested seed ; 2,000,000 acres of grown following the agent's ad vice; 97,315 farmers treated their seed oats for smut involv ing an acreage of nearly 2,000, 000; 23,900 farmers treated their potatoes for disease involving an acreage of 124,000 ; 15,335 farm ers began the growing of alfalfa; sweet clover was introduced on 5,000 farms, soy beans on 10,000 farms, and cow peas on were planted more than wheat were 1,100 ed for following the agent's sug gestions; 32,400 farmers were given assistance in the growing of beans involving 500,000 acres. War food production cam paigns were given special assis tance by county agents through the location and furnishing of farm seeds. Of special signifi cance was the locating of spring wheat for 48,000 farmers, winter wheat for 28,000, oats for 14,000 farmers, corn for 11,000, buckwheat for 2,100, barley for 6,100, sugar beets for 1,700, potatoes for 9,200, beans for 4,600, cane or sorghum for 9,100. This involved a total amount of seed of all kinds of 4,250,166 bushels. As a result of such work the was in 1,500,000 for 219,000, rye spring wheat acreage ereased by nearly acres, winter wheat by 2,717,000 acres, oats by 182,000 .acres, corn by 597,000 acres, rye by 257,000 acres, buckwheat by 17,000 acres, barley by 122,000 acres, sugar beets by 31,000 acres, beans by 40,000 acres; the production of spring wheat was increased 21, 000,000 bushels, of winter wheat 23,676,000 bushels, oats 4,824, 000 bushels, corn 12,065,000 bush els, 1,651,000 bushels, buck wheat 324^200 bushels, barley 2,817,000 bushels, sugar beets 548,000 tons, potatoes 2,139,000 bushels, and beans 332,000 bush els. In connection with live stock the agents secured for farmers 237 registered stallions, registered bulls,. 8,770 registered cows, 3,113 registered rams, 6,810 registered boars, while more than 10,000 registered sires were transferred from one com munity to another, thereby lengthening the period of ser vice. Cow testing associations numbering 1,400 were organized, and through these associations and through associations prev iously organized more than 125, 000 cows were under test, and 5,200 cows were discarded as a result of tests during the year ; 387 live-stock breeders' associa tions were organized, with a membership of 139,000 ; 73,000 animals were tested for tuber culosis, 389,000 were treated for black leg, and nearly 500,000 hogs were vaccinated for cholera by veterinarians or farmers at agents' suggestion; 22,873 addi tional cows were bred as a result of special campaigns conducted hv agents ; 198,948 225,566 sheep 5,117 sows and placed on were farms ; 29,000 calves | from slaughter. were saved The number of livestock kept ! on farms as result of . special (work of the agents was increas iu as noo^'in " 9 attle > 126 > 72 °;i nnnltrv i an- 1 qa S iee f > ' 368,407 ; .poultry 1,06/,430. j ssistance in securing* farm ! ™î!r giïen J 5 '? 46 farm ' f Î . pabllc marke ts were es ; tabhshe<i through which were marketed $14,137,000 worth of farm products; 9,985 farmers were assisted in securing credit for the purchase of machinery see ds. fertilizers, etc., and 328 farm-loan ganized Information in regard to the storing of fruits and vegetables was gj ven 154000 3,202.600 quarts of fruits vegetables were canned as a re su i t 0 f county agent work, ex elusive of boys' and girls' club work; 7,900 canning demonstra fions were held for adult associations were or farmers ; and women ; 752,000 pounds of fruit and vege tables were dried special drying campaigns ; 514,000 dozen as result of and eggs were preserv ed. More than 8,000 silos were erected, 4,700 crop rotation sys tems -were planned, 7,964 drain age systems wore planned in volving 362,000 acres, and 318 ir rigation systems were planned involving 280,000 acres. Assistance in starting to keep farm accounts was given 49,000 farmers, while more than 17,000 kept such .accounts through the year; 150,101 laborers were fur nished the fanners thru county agents and farm bureaus, while more than 114,000 people applied to the county agents for work. The value of business done through cooperative associations and exchanges organized by agents amounted to $28,762,134, involving a net saving to the farmers of more than $3,000,000. W. C. T. Ü. Column. (By the local secretary.) There was a very interesting business meeting of the W. C. T. U. at the home of Mrs. Harry Monday Owing tf) illness, the treasurer was not present to give her re port of financial matters for Ihe past year, but will' do so at the next meeting, March 18. Missionary societies in China appeal to America for help to prevent, reported transfer of American liquor business to the Mitchell afternoon. Orient. How great is the concern in China over the reports that American liquor interests are to invade that country is indicated by the following protest received by the National W. C. T. U. pres ident from the China continua tion committee of the National Missionary Conference of Shang hai. The letter, written by E. C. Lobenstine, secretary of the com mittee, at present in New York, is as follows: "A few days ago I received a letter from À. L. Warnshuis, D. D., who in my absence is the act ing secretary of the China Con tinuation Committee, which is the National Missionary Council of China and includes in its mem bership Chinese Christian (load ers and Protestant Missionaries of different nationalities and de nominations, the following cable gram : "Twenty-four American Mis sionary societies request China Continuation committee to appeal to the Foreign Missions Conference of North America to effectively oppose the reported transfer of the American liquor business to China, ties include the Protestant Epis the These socie copal, the Northern and ern Presbyterian, the Northern and Southern Methodist, the Northern and Southern Baptist, the Seventh Day Baptist, American Board, the Friends, Ihe Brethren, the Christian and Missionary Alliance, the Holi ness, the Swedish, the Ameri can Missions, the Y. M. C. A., 1 the Y! W. C. A., and the Canton | Christian College. The shortness j of time prevents others from act-1 •_ if the mg. Catarrhal Deafness Cannot Be Cured by local applications, a» they cannot reach the diseased portion of the ear. There is ; only one way to cure catarrhal dearness, and that Is by a constitutional remedy. Catarrhal Deafness is caused by an in- | flamed condition of the mucous lining of the Eustachian Tube. When this tube is j Inflamed you have a rumbling aound or 1m- , perfect hearing, and when It is entirely ! closed, Deafness is the result. Unless the Inflammation can be reduced and this tube restored to its normal condition, hearing ; Many cases of will be de. troy ed forever, deafneu are caused by catarrh, which is an Inflamed condition of the mucous sur faces. Hall's Catarrh Medicine act* thru the blood on the mucous surfaces of the . system. We will give One Hundred Dollars for any case of Catarrhal Deafness that cannot ; he cured by Hall's Catarrh Medicine, cir- ; culara free. All Druggists, 75o. F. J. CHENEY A CO.. Toledo. O. MONEY TO LOAN—I have plenty of available money to loan on good farm land at a low inter est rate. Pre-payment privileges, [York Herren, room 10, Union State Bank bldg., Nezperce, Ida. ' THEY ALL DEMAND IT I I Noap#rce, Like Every City and Town In the Union, Receives It j People with kidney ills wants to be cur«l. when one suffers the tor ! ture® of au aching back, relief is a ^ ht tor - There are remedies today that relieve, but not permanently. Doan's Kidney PUla tare brought lasting results to thou « Uld8 - Here la proof of merit from this vicinity. R. H. Kimball, prop, of grocery, 1618 Matn St., Lewiston, Idaho, says; "Several years ago when living back east I had an attack of Sidney trouble. My back ached so badly 1 could hardly keep up and around. I used Doan's Kidney Pills and they quickly cured me of the pains and other disorders. Since then when 1 have needed a kidney medicine Doan's have never failed to give me the same good results as they did at I first." Price 60c, at all dealers. Don't simply ask for a kidney remedy —get Doan's Mr. Kimball had. Co., Mfgrs., Buffalo, N. Y. Foater-Mllbura 1 r* ~ Lewiston Flower Shop CUT FLOWERS foi all DESIGNS of all kinds. Potted Plants and Ferns. Oldest Flower Store in Lewiston STILLINGS & EMBRY, Proprietors Phones 1147-394L 830 Main St. occasions. The Kamiah & Nezperce Monument Works Karl C. Frank, Prop. All Kinds of Tombstone Work at Reasonable Prices WORK GUARANTEED Nezperce Work Done at Nezperce Shop —Opposite Kincaids Trade with NEZPERCE HARDWARE CO. and save money. i} U ir "Ves, you fid ly intend to get your wife that much need ed washing ma chine. She is, of course, entitled to it and actually needs one. Let us help you put this greatest of all drudgery chasers into your home NOW Come in and look over our ma chines and let us show you how you are to get this machine into your home without waiting until you have the whole amount saved up to get it with. Get the use of the machine while you are paying for it. Grangeville Electric Light & Power Co. Ed wards & Monsen Contractors and Builders I I I ' j Prepared for all lines shop and job work in carpen tering. Guarantee satis faction j* j* j* & Shrp One Door East Postoffice Phone 7238 ''Say It with Flowers yy Whatever the occasion — birth, a death, a joy, a sorrow you can best show your pleasure or sympathy by saying it with flowers. a FRED QARBY LEWISTON, Store. 856 Main St. Greenhouses, 422 15th Phone 625-R. IDAHO Ave. A. M., of Nezperce, Idaho. Reg uiar Communication on the Monday evening on or before the full moon of each month in the Fraternal building. Visit ing brothers are cordially in vit ed to attend. t** Store 2 nd Goods Bought and Sold 1st Door West of Postoffice H. G. PAIGE, Prop. FRATERNAL ORDERS HIRAM LODGE NO. 36, A. F. & R. H. Y. Moser, W. M. AMERICUS LODGE NO. 43, K. of F., meets in Fraternal Tem pie, every first and third Thursday in each month. Vis Ring brothers cordially invited. Herbert Booth C C F. W. Mitchell K of R &*S ' _!_!_ IOO F _ NEZPERCE LODGE m' t xi Tj , ! 01 Nezperce, Ida uo. Meets every baturday even ing. Visiting brothers cordial-1 ly invited to attend. | Leo L. Robertson, bec'y. Geo. 11. Ellis, N. G. E. L. Schnell, Finan. Sec. W. R. Emerson, Rec. See. NEIGHBORS OF WOODCRAFT Reservation Banner Circle No, 337 meets at Fraternal Temple second and fourth Tuesday ev enings of each month. Visiting neighbors welcomed. Emma Perrine, G. N. Jennie Blakely, Clerk. PRIMROSE CHAPTER NO. 25, Eastern Star will meet on the Monday nights before and after the regular Masonic meeting. Mrs. Nellie VanSyoc, W. M. Alvin Caldwell, Sec. NEZPERCE PUBLIC LIBRARY —Open to public Tues., Thurs., and Saturdays from 2 to 5 p. m. Mrs. A. G. Sorenson, Librarian. NEZPERCE LOCAL NO. 2. F. E. & C. U. of A. Meets every first and third Saturday in each month. Visiting members wel N. H. Jacobs, Pres. H. A. VonBargen, Sec.-Treas. come. W. O. W.—NEZPERCE CAMP No. 445. Meets every second and fourth Wednesday even ings of each month in the Fra ternal Temple. R. H. Y. Moser, C. C. B. L. Schnell, Clerk. EUREKA REBEKAH LODGE No. 57 meets first and third Tuesday of each month. Mrs. Pearl Heston, N. G. Lena Emerson, Secretary. PROFESSIONAL CARDS DR. J, F. GIST, PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON Calls Answered Promptly Office in Union State Bank Bldg. Phones: Office, 7338; Rics. 7620 DR. E. S. PETERSON DENTIST Appointment by telephone day or night Parlor over Union State Bank Nezperce, Idaho P. W. MITCHELL ATTORNEY-AT-LAW Notary Offiicc in Union State Bank Bldg Telephones: Res. 755, Office 368 DR. J. K. CLARKE Practice' Limited to the Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Suite 201-202 New Idaho Trust Bldg LEWISTON, IDAHO Glasses Fittted Notice of Election For Creation on lands comprise jail of Russell and Greer Pre ducts not included within any duly organized Highway District, Nezperce Precinct shall com prise all of East Nezperco and West Nezperce ami Möhler pre heincts not included with,'in any organized Highway District, The polling place of said elec of Prairie Highway Dis trict of Lewis County, Idaho. Notice is hereby given that the 11th day of March, A. D. 1919, between the hours of eight o'clock in the forenoon and seven o'clock in the afternoon on said day, a special election will be held by the qualified electors re siding on the lands contained within the boundaries herein be low set forth, and for the pur pose of this election the within the boundaries of the pro posed district, shall constitute two election precincts as follows: Russell Precinct shall tion in Russell precinct is hereby designated as the 1. O. O. F. hall in Russell; and the polling [place of said election in Nezperce precinct is hereby designated as the Village Hall in the Village of Nezperce. The qualifications of an elec tor to vote at said election shall he the same at that of a voter at any general election held in the State of Idaho with the addition al provision that the elector must be a resident within the boundar ies of the proposed highway dis [trict and no previous tion shall be necessary, Said election is to be held for the purpose of determining whether or not a highway dis 1 trict shall be created under the ■egistra provisions of Chapter 55, Session jLaws of 1911 of the state of Ida ho. and the" amendments thereto and thereof, to he known as the ["Prairie Highway District" (Lewis County, Idaho, The lands to he included with 111 such proposed district are set in the petition and hy map [ 011 Tde m the olfiee of the Clerk , oi ' the Board of County Commis sinner« of the county of Lewis, ] state Ifl aho, to which refer- j en.ee is hereby made, and said ! an dg proposed to be included are , enclosed within the following de gobbed boundaries, to-wit : ''Beginning at the center ofi section 29, township 34 north, range 3 east, B. M. ; thence east j of 301 =0 0 L D= STANDARD FLOUR= Is Again on the Market The government has re moved all restrictions on the millers and we are now making Gold Standard the Best High Patent Flour obtainable You Want the Best Insist on the Best Ask Your Grocer for Gold Standard Flour EAT MORE BREAD u 99 NEZPERCE ROLLER MILLS three miles; thence north to Lit tle Canyon creek ; thence doAvn Little Canyon creek to the north line of township 35 north, range 1 east ; thence due east on said township line to the middle of the channel of the Clearwater river; thence up the Clearwater river to its intersection with the north line of Section 26, town ship 35 north, range 2 east B. M. ; thence west to the northwest corner of said section 26 ; thence due south to the Lawyer's Can yon creek; thence up said Law yer's Canyon creek to its inter section with the north and south ieentjerliue of Section 20, town ship 33 north, range 1 east; thence due north to the place of beginning. The question to be submitted to the electors of said proposed district at said election and for and upon which they shall cast their ballots is as follows; - f y Prairie Highway Dist. Yes (x) Prairie Highway Dist. No (x) Dated at Nezperce, Idaho, this 17th dnv of February, A. D. 1919. E.'L. Schnell, Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners of Lewis County, Idaho. Getting Rid of Colds. The easiest and quickest way to get rid of a cold is to take Ohainberlain's Cough Remedy. This preparation has been in use for many years and its value ful ly proven. No matter what remedy you use, however, care must be taken not to contract a second cold before you have re covered from the first one, and there is serious danger in this. A man of middle age or older should go to bed and slay in bed until fully recovered. It is bet ter to stay in bed three days at the start than three weeks later Annendlcitü. nat t0 Use t0 Frevent Appendicitis. Nezperce people should know simple buckthorn hark, glycerine, etc., as mixed in Adler i kn, flushes the entire bowel tract so completely that appen 'Hettis is prevented. .One spoonful Ad ' er 4-ka relieves any case sour atom jach, gas or constipation because it re moves foul matter which clogged a] >d poisoned your system. The instant action surprises both doctors and pa on. Trade with NEZPERCE HARDWARE OO. and save money.