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Published every Thursday at Jerome,
Idaho, by
A. C. Alexander, Editor and Publisher
Entered as second-class
March 9, 1911, at the post office at
Jerome, Idaho,
March 3, 1879.
under the act of
• Mr. Clifford, the furniture man, Is
a business visitor In Ooodlug this
Miss Charlotte Winter was called
to Gooding Tuesday ou account of
See our line of bods, springs and
mattresses. W
Prasors-Pi ace Co.
Avoid chilly rooms In the morning
by using Cole's Hot Blast Heaters,
They are fuel savers.
A buby girl wan born to Mr. and
Mrs. Ernest Johns, who reside In
the Grand View district.
H, L. Bartley, who conducted the
Majestic rangy demonstration at the
L. C. Thompson hardware store, left
for Burley Sunday.
A complete line of Monarch Ranges
and Charter Oak and Perfection heat
ers Just received. Call and see this
line. L'Herlsson Furniture Co.
Dr. E. H. Field left Tuesday to
ter the service of Uncle Sam, hav
ing recently received a commission
as captain.
F. A. Bailey and family will leave
for Molton, Wash., Monday, where
Mr. Bailey has taken employment In
the shipbuilding yards.
Mrs. Blanche Carr has moved her
Beauty Culture Parlors to the Wom
an's Exchange, where she will be
pleased to see her friends and pat
e will save you mouey.
Mr. and Mrs. Stuart have gone to
San Diego. Mr. Stuart Is stationed
at that place and Mrs. Stuart will
remain with her husband for three
Miss Marie Worthington returned
from Boise Saturday. She has been
attending college at that place and
came home until the "flu" epidemic
G M. Robinson has purchased the
James Erickson ranch northeast of
Jerome. The deal was consummated
through the adtnlnlstratlor of the
Erickson estate.
Don't buy until you have seen our
complete line of Monarch Ranges;
also Charter Oak and Perfection
heaters. L'Herlsson Furniture Co.
Mr. C. E Strong, of Arlington.
Wash., was a business visitor In Je
rome, looking after his business In
teresls here. Mr. Strong was a for
mer resident of Jerome.
The Otto Brown place, lying two
and one-half miles southwest of Je
rome. has been purchased by Chey
enne. Wyo., parlies, who will take
possession in the near future.
Among the recent commissions of
1 Idaho men In the military service
1 was noted the name of Dr. E. H.
I Fields, of Jerome, who has been ap
I pointed a captain in the service.
I All kinds of harness repairing done
I Summers, me pioneer harness man.
Miss Jessica Carson, cousin of Mrs.
J. Nelson Shepherd, who has been
visiting at the Shepherd home for
the past few weeks, returned to her
homo in Portland, Ore., the latter
part of last week.
During ihe past few days a num
ber of parties have left Jerome to
hunt big game In the hills. A num
ber have returned with trophies of
the hunt while a few have returned
contented with Just the "game."
Mrs. J. 0, Lawrence came home
[from Twin Fulls Sunday where she
had been confined In a hospital con
I vtlesclng
[Mrs. Lawrence Is doing nicely, her
Iniany friends will
I learn.
after a recent operation
be pleased to
C. J. Schaffer, manager of the
[Hlcbfleld hotel, passed away yester
day with
Mr. Schaffer
r M W *P known to a number of Je
Foniellos who hud occasion to stop
ft the Richfield hotel while In that
N A Hass, living five and one
fiBll miles north of Jerome, will hold
[" auction gain at his place Wednes
P«y. Nov 6.
He has put some nice
to ck, household goods, etc., on the
Sce his big ad elsewhere in
I Don't buy until you have seen our
Pmplete line of Monarch Ranges;
I 1 " 0 Charter Oak and Perfection
I Miss Fay Gentzler. who has been
(»»aging lim local branch of the
(catern Union, will leave Sunday for
r n,0, '. Mont., where she will make
■> «»tended visit with her sister. J,
■ * Wr en»e wlll'ffiandle the key dur
■8 her absence.
lu» 6 Gliding formerly occupied
■ * PK'dlnie pool hall Is being râp
H'Herlsson Furniture Co.
Idly remodeled
an*l redecorated for
occupancy by the F. L. Thomas
chandlse store.
The Pastime is
located in the building formerly
cupled by the Progressive market.
Mr. Roy J. Black, Republican as
pirant for the cilice of Attorney Gen
was making calls on his con
stituents and shaking bands wth his
many friends In Jerome.
Is a gentleman that
Mr. Black
Is worthy of
your support at the polls on election
Buy your window glass' at the
We handle a
North Side Pharmacy.
complete stock.
Captain W. T.
Stafford, who is
running for District Judge, Fourth
Judicial District, was making cam
paign calls in Jerome last Tuesday.
The captain has a great number of
friends in this vicinity who will all
doubtless give him their undivided
support at the election November 5.
Registration for the coming elec
tion which is to be held Tuesday,
will close Saturday.
If you wish
to vote at the election, you must
register if you did not do so for the
primary election.
Those who regis
tered for the primary do not have
to register again for
the general
Last week George Hogshire
celved a copy of an eight-page paper
containing almost in its entirety half
tone photos of members of the 20th
The copy was presuma
bly sent him by Sergeant Harry S.
Wright, a former resident of Jo
Sergeant Wright's photo ap
peared in the edition.
On account of help shortage in the
post office, it was deemed
to change the mail routes and deliv
ery from 2 p. m. to 9 a. m. While
this change is inconvenient to
it had to be made on account of lack
of help and everybody is asked to
co-operate with the postal authorl
tics as much as possible.
to to to
A complete line of Monarch Ranges
and Charter Oak and Perfection heat
ers just received. Call and see this
line. L'Herlsson Furniture Co.
The Spanish Influenza epidemic
seems to be gaining headway In Je
rome and at the
present writing
there are several rases reported and
several that act like grippe but may
turn out to bo the "flu." With pro
per' precautions and
upon the part of the public with the
health officials it is believed that the
disease can he successfully combated
and that R will subside In a few
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to to to to
MARINES—The War Department
regulations for Christmas parcels for
soldiers overseas will be observed
iho case of every marine whose ad
dress is "American Explditior.ary
Force*." This address indicates that
the marine Is serving overseas in
army capacity, and temporarily de
tached from the navy.
For ail other marines whether
training or serving actively in this
country, at naval posts and stations
duly, navy regulations will govern.
Instructions for sending
boxes to our boys overseas:
soldier overseas will be provided with
one Xmas Parcel Label. This label
will be forwarded by him to the per
son in the United States from whom
he wishes to receive his Xmas pack
Parcels that do not bear this
label will not be accepted by the Red
Cross for delivery to the post office
authorities. Labels that are lost
will not be duplicated. Cartons to
hold these packages may be obtained
from county headquarters,
message or writing will be allowed
to go into these packages. When
they are packed but unwrapped, they
must not weigh more than 2 pounds,
16 ounces. When packed, the box
unsealed and unwrapped and ready
for inspection, should be taken to
Ihe nearest collection station desig
nated by the Red Cross. No pack
age will be accepted by the "Red Cross
for shipment after_Nov. 20.
Articles barred by post office reg
ulnt ions:
All splrltous, vinous, mailed, fer
mented or other Intoxicating liquors.
All kinds of poisons and articles
containing poisons.
Explosives of all kinds.
Inflammable materials, including
friction matches.
Infernal machines and mechanical,
chemical or other devices of compo
sition which may ignite or explode.
Liquids, fragile articles.
All other articles which may kill
in anywise harm or Injure anoth
damage or in otherwise deface or
Injure the malls.
All information regarding the
sending of Xmas packages may be
obtained at county headquarters.
Directions for sending Xmas pnek
lo the navy were printed in a
prior issue of tills paper.
At the post office- For the con
venience of the public th** Re*! Cross
will establish headquarters at the
post office after the Xmas parcel la
bels have been reeelved, for the pur
pose of receiving,
wrapping all overseas Xmas pack
inspecting and
The final mailing date for
these packages has been extended
Nov. 20th.
Our Juniors
are at work making
story books for the use of soldiers In
hospitals abroad.
We hope the Juniors will aid
as possible In collecting the
tin and the fruit pits and nut shells.
The need for these war materials Is
The Juniors now have a badge of
office which should be worn by all
Junior members while on any Red
Cross duty.
It consists of an offi
cial headdress, patterns for which
are to be found in the new Junior
Manual—A. R. C. 607.
Idaho now has 184 registrants for
Student Nurses with their papers all
sent to Washington. Some have re
ceived their appointments, others are
anxiously waiting.
Do not forget the position of hos
pital assistant offered by the army
school of nursing. Eligibles must be
married women between the ages of
21 and 40, whose husbands are over
seas, l>r single women between the
ages of 36 and 45, graduates of high
schools or Its acceptable equivalent.
They will be assigned to convales
cent hospitals In this country where
training school units are not estab
lished. For further information. In
quire of the Surgeon General's Of
fice, Washington, D. C.
We again request help In meeting
our local problem regarding nurses.
A special notice Is printed elsewhere
In this paper.
-to to
Mrs. Geo. B. Miller, Boise; F. R.
Mills, Pocatello; George L. Druehl,
Salt Lake; A. C. Brown. Kemmerer,
Wyo.; C. M. Me Alistlu, Portland;
H. S. Luff. Salt Lake; J. R. Jacobs,
Chicago; Jack Boyles, Boise; Geo.
L. West, Boise; H. H. Hatumell and
H. A. Pederson, Salt Lake; A. E.
Michaelson, Portland; A. A. Harris,
Idaho Falls; C. E. O'Malley. Chi
cago; H. C. Thompson, Omaha; Mr.
and Mrs. F. T. Alberts, Galesburg,
Ills.; J. A. Clover, San Francisco;
J. S. Clark, Chicago; J. D. McDowell,
E. C. Bartlett, H. H. Wlster, Poca
tello: D. W. Stoan, Salt Lake; P. P.
Jones, Omaha; C. A. Snyder, Boise;
H. W. Kline, Harry Knowles, C. S.
Clapton, H. P. Glanfleld, Salt Lake;
W. E, Chase, Pocatello; E. J. Bart
les. Salt Lake; G. K. Hunt, Saint
Louis; Grace Garletz, F. H, Kemp
ton, Salt Lake; E. R. Olds, Black
foot; C. C. Higgins, Pocatello; John
Roblnetl, C. M. Davis, Paul Holt,
Boise; Chas. A. Garsed, Pocatello;
K. S. Peters. Spokane; C. C. Hink
son, Boise.
-to to
Harlan 1). Heist is entitled r
re-elected by an overwhelming ma
jority. He has been with us from
tlie beginning of our project. He
was practicing law long before many
of us came to Lincoln County,
has financial interests on the North
Side project that are by no means
small, and ho has always stood with
us in our political fights, when our
project was struggling for Its very
existence, and this he did regardless
Mr. Heist is a
of political parties,
young man of unquestionable Integ
rity. a tireless worker, and or.e in
whom any trust however large, can
safely he imposed. He Is a lawyer
and devotes himself religiously to
the practice of his profession and
lias been very successful. He has
than 154 cases
appeared in more
during the past 20 months ns a part
of his duties as prosecuting attorney.
He has served as prosecuting attor
ney for nearly six years and It has
been nearly five years since the peo
ple of this county have been called
to meet the expenses of a trial
the District
of a criminal case
Court that resulted in an ncquittal.
This is sufficient proof that each case
hag been well considered, prepared
and tried upon its merits, and our
courts have not been permitted to he
used to satisfy the personal grudges
Mix Heist
or feelings of any persons,
is also government appeal agent, and
has served since the conscription law
He will be re-elect
went into effect,
ed by a handseme majority.
-to to
F. L Tlllotson, Democratic candi
date for .the office of Judge of the
Probate Court, has been a resident
of Lincoln cour.iy for seven yens. Is
owner of a farm five miles northeast
himself re-1
of Jerome, whi.'h
claimed from sagobrush to its pres
eut stale of cultivation, also putting
j buildings.
student but not a grad
Born lu
his own
Minnesota, a
uate of the university of Minnesota,
the main part of hit life was spent
in that state ns a printer and some
time publisher, with some slight ex
it) clerical law work, Mr.
Tlllotson will bring to the office
Probate Judge, If elected, experience
that will help In administering
duties also a deop sense of rosionsl
bllity In performing the duties of
this Important office and a conscien
tious desire to serve the people to
the best of his ability. With a full
realization of the scope of the work,
he asks support of the voters of Lin
coln county.
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Shoshone, Ida., Oct. 31, 1918.
To the Voters of Lincoln County:
As your are perhaps aware, I am
a candidate for Probate Judge of
this, Lincoln county, at -the election
to be held November 5th. Owing to
the prevalence of Influenza and the
danger of spreading that disease, I
have refrained from making a cam
paign of any kind and owing to the
further fact that the duties of my
office as Probate Judge of this
county require all my time have been
unable to meet mÿ friends through
out the county.
As to my ability to discharge the
duties of the office of Probate Judge
I refer to any lawyer In Lincoln and
adjoining counties with whom most
of the business of that office is trans
I have been a resident of this
state since the year 1874, served In
the civil war three years In the First
New York Dragoons. Have served
nine years as Probate Judge of this
I have three sons now In Prance as
American soldiers In the terrific war
now raging In Europe.
I most respectfully solicit the sup
port of yourself and friends.
Yours very truly,
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Compose«! by Rev. 8. 8. Oyor.
Would you like to hold a mortgage
On Uncle Sam's domains?
Would you like a safe investment
That will surely bring you gains?
Would you like to run the govern
And help to hold the reins?
Then buy a bond.
Would you like to own some paper
Whose value will not ceaue.
But as the flying years go by
Will steadily increase.
Till it goes tar beyond mere par
In coming days of peace?
Then buy a bond.
Would you like to keep your self re
In years that are to be?
Would you like to have a vital part
In making this world free?
Would you like to help our laddies
Who are fighting o'er the sea?
Then buy some bonds.
Would you like to leave your family
An Inheritance they will prize?
Would you like to be a hero
In your children's children's eyes?
Then heed your country's calling
And you surely will be wise
To invest your all In bonds.
We are living in the birth throes
Of a coming golden age;
We can get Into this drama.
Play a part upon the stage;
And write our names and Influence
On history's fair page
By buying bonds.
For God, our God. is giving us
A chance to do the right,
By freely lending what we have
With a sure return In sight;
For God himself needs money
To help us win this fight—
So buy some bonds.
Lincoln County, Idaho, warrants
of the following series are now pay
able at my office:
Current expense,
4 4 8, Inclusive.
Interest stops on the above war
rants November 11th, 1918.
previous warrants called.
Dated at Shoshone. Idaho, this
28th day of October, 1918.
County Treasurer.
1918, 274 to
Advertise In our columns. It pays
to use them.
You Say You Can't
F Advertise?
That's what others have
said and all of a sudden
found some competitor
was doing what they
thought they couldn't do.
And getting away with it.
Get the bulge on your
competitors by telling
your story in an attractive
manner so it will be read.
You II get the results.
We Are Anxious to Help
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Treasurer War Work Council
National Board Y. W. C. A.
in an Illinois prairie town lives u.
widow who launders seventeen bas
kets of wash a
week and every
night thanks God
tor having put
hearts of woman.
To her came one
day a letter from
? ! her only son. Ha
waa then at Camp
Funston, Kansas,
learning to be a
soldier. The let
ter begged her to
come and see him
me* before be was
sent to France.
The mother
opened the tin
bank In which
she had been hoarding her dimes and
quarters against this day. The money
waa scarcely enough. Nevertheless
She started. She walked the first
eighteen miles. Then her strength
gave out, and she took a train.
She did not know that visitors to
Camp Funston stay in Junction City,
eleven miles away. So she got off
the train at Fort Riley. An officer
set her right and she reached June
tlon City after dark. Somehow she
found a rooming-house Some on*.
there stole five dollars from her—
five of the precious dollars she had
earned over the wash tab and saved
by walking. Terror-stricken. she
crept out of the house when no one
Later In the night a soldier found
her trembling In the street, and took
her to the rooms of the Toung Worn
en's Christian Association, rooms
which the War Work Council had
into the
Mrs. Davison
waa looking.
opened as a cleartng-houaa for trou
bias. Tha poor frightened woman
was put to bad, but aha was too
miaarable to slaap. The matron got
up at daybraak, built a fire. and com
(orted bar. Tka son's oommanding
officer was reached by telephone'
aarty in the mdtoiug, and the boy
came to his mother od tka first trol
Tha two spent long, low-voiced
hours together, perhaps the last
boura * tkay will bars this aide of
heaven. Every moment waa aa pre
oloua as a month had been last ysar.
The old Jady had still ona present
worry. The boy's had cold might turn
Into pneumonia If aka left him. But
she had not money enough to stay
another night and buy a ticket home.
Whan the matron told her that her
ley-car he could catok.
bed waa free, she broke down and
ertsi and cried.
"I did not know there was so much
pity left In the world," she sobbed.
She stayed till her boy's cold was
Then she went back to her,
such cases aa this was Governmental
sanction given to the activities of the
War Work Council of the Y. W. C. A.
From the Pacific to the Alantlc its
Every state in the
Urgent ap
seventeen washings and her memo
Because of the certainty of Just
field extends.
Union has its members,
peals for help are its cause and its
United War Work Drive!
$ 170 , 000 , 000.00
Week of November 1 1 th to 1.6th
I nu
quality always
r m ■;« I * * llip ,rT
?,i ' f ' ■w ' r
T T * 1 m WJ
and creed are its wards.
Women of every race
The task
of the War Work Council is tremend
and charitable societies,
ord of a day's doings of a secretary
reads like a novel, an economic
j treatise, and a psychological essay
all compressed into a line-a-day entry,
A secretary sent out by the War
Work Council mtlst be equal to any
emergency. Miss Lillian Hull at Chil
| licothe, close by Camp Sherman, hur
rying along the street at nightfall
came upon a forlorn couple. A Fln
nlsh soldier had found a Job for his
I wife, so that she might come on
from Cleveland. When she arrived
When the United States entered
the great war the Young Women's
Christian Association was, as always,
working- among women,
call to new duties its members did
not abandon their old responsibilities.
The War Work Council was formed
as an emergency measure to take
care of the women who were caught
in some of the mazes of war, Just as
the parent organization has taken
caie of them through many years of
peace. The varied activities decided
upon by the War Work Council fol
low closely the needs of the differ
ent communities of the country. Sec
retaries trained in the methods of
the organization were sent out
broadcast. They were instructed to
repo't to the National Board of the
Young Women's Christian Associa
tions in New York the lines of work
which couli be best followed in the
With the
various . localities. These secretaries
work in close cooperation with min
isters, women's clubs, chambers of
commerce, churches, military officials.
The rec
■ she was refused the place because
she spoke no English. Their money
had been all spent on the railroad
, fare, and the soldier was due back
at Camp. The situation was bad.
Thanks to Miss Hull a CbiLUootUian
housewife now has an Industrious
and grateful domestic, a soldier is
happy, and a soldier's wife is safe.
! Army folks often benefit even more
directly Uom the secretaries' work,
in Bremerton, Washington, a secre
tary was accosted on the street by' a
sailor. She was a slender woman,
and hé had mistaken her for a girl.
"May 1 walk along with you?" he
"Surelv," she replied with mature
understanding and intuition,
is the matter? Are you homesick?"
; The lad's story cgme out with a
| rush Y es. he wag homesick,
hopelessly, despairingly heartsick that
he waa on ,he yerge of deserting,
But thls woman gave him genuine
! sympathy sad oncoursigement.
uve<1 him ^ country.
From north, south, east and west
i these pioneer secretaries sent in
their reports. The appalling sis© of
th# undertaking was revealed to the
War Work Council. Systematization
I of th# work was th , nrst , t ep. Out
tbe multitudinous phases certain
Bneg 0 { work were revealed.

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