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<9 ♦ infill mnt tute 8 PAOEH 8 PAflRH Side Tract. of the North Settlers of the Weekly Newspaper Devoted to the Interests ~r $2.00 PER YEAR VOU 8. NO. 40 JEROME), IDAHO, NOVEMBER 21, 1818. HOCHBAUM IS CHOSEN FOB IMPORTANT WORK Well Known Idaho Agricultural Ex pert Has Imrgely Extended Jurisdiction H. W. Hochbiyim has resigned as state leader of county agents In the university extension department, and will accept an appointment as or ganizer of county agents work In western states under the jurisdiction of the United States department of agriculture, It was announced Tues day. His resignation takes effect December X. been named. Under his direction the Idaho county farm bureau system has grown from a small organization to one of the beat In the United States, according to federal agricultural ex perts. He has been slate leader of county agents for the last four years, and previous to that had acted as county agent for Ada cdunty. Before he entered the agricultur al administrative field, Mr. Hoch bauro was head of the Boise high school agricultural department. He came to Boise from California. A successor has not DECIHION IN WATER CAKE Supreme Court Hold« That State Cannot Refuse a Carey Act Entry The state supreme court last Sat urday handed down a decision af fecting water rights under the sys tem of the Idaho Irrigation company in the case of A. L. Furbee vs. the state board of land commissioner*. This case was brought at the instiga tion of the Irrigation company for the purpose of establishing Its right to continue the sale of water rlgh«s fter Us entire available water sup ply had been disposed of. The stale land board some months ago, de elded that no more entries would bo allowed and this ncMon waa brought to compel the board to allow plain tiff's entry. A number of water users filed a petition In Intervention, setting forth their prior rights as water users, that the entire water supply of the was exhausted by the v uier company rights alrtady sold and that further sales would Impair the rights of prior purchasers. The supreme court refused to give consideration to this petition, holding that^tliesa must seek relief In some etn»r watt r user» form of action. The decision of the court is In favor of the plaintiff, the court hold ing that the state land board has no discretionary power to refuse Carey act entry after public notice has been given that the land Involved is open to entry and while such notice Is left "standing unimpaired." If is understood to be the Inten tion of the company to continue the sales of water rights, notwithstand ing the report of the .state engineer that the available water supply 1« sufficient only for the water rights To prevent such ex sales the water users several filed an Injunction suit This suit Is already sold. cess months ago, against the company, pending n the federal clourt and .It Is nderstood that It will now be push u ed to trial. The United States court of appeals In the Salmon river case, held that in Corey act company could not be [compelled to sell water rights In ex cess of Its water supply, but there [h«» been no decision on the point as [to whether a company can be permit ted to sell water when It has no wal ler to sell, or sell the same water to Itwo or more water users.—Gooding ■Leader, FORGOTTEN When we sent our husky fighting men across the briny sea we sent them forth to stlok It out until tho korld was free; we squirted serums Into them and we loaded them with Inns, then they hiked away to hunt Did Bill and kill off all bis sons; feey didn't stop to chew the rag. they lldn't even pause until they caught fee Vandal Beast and clipped off all Ils claws. We told our Boys we'd B&ck them up'and never would for let our snortjn' tollin' soldier men Beyond the ocean wot; we told them fee would stay at home and each feould do his bit and while they need* fti grub or guns not one of ua would ■Jilt, we told them we would fur Bsh ihem whatever they should need Bui never would our patriotism dry B> ninl go to seed; we told them we Bould gladly buy all the War Stamps H'u would sell while they were Building Helnles up and herding Best to hell. Oh we promised all Br »obiter lads that we would do f psrt. we hoped to die and swore our oath and bravely crosaad heart. away and lauded soon In France and we began to hear that they were making Hlndy dance. It filled our souls with joyous mirth and made us shout with glee—the way they brought the brutes to earth and set poor Belgium free. We clapped our hands and pawed the air and made a lot of noise; we told the world: "Just watch 'em go! By ding them's Yankee Boys!" You bet we crowed Then the Yankees sailed and crowed a lot because our lads were true and did the job up slick and clean the way they said they'd do—but how about us folks at home? Ain't there something we've forgot ten—don't you think our record on War Stamps, to say the least, is rot ten? It is up to us to buy those Stamps and buy them mighty quick and show our boys that just like them us folks at home will stick! —Earl Wayland Bowman. -Mi - CAMPAIGN AGAINST FEAR IS ADVOCATED Des Moines, la.—A course In com mon sense and the basic ideas of Christian Science, and an editorial policy for newspapers directed against fear, was urged at a meeting here recently of a committee of busi ness and professional men which have virtually been in charge of the city during the so-called Spanish In fluenza epidemic. Dr. W. C. Witte, city sanitarian, is chairman of the committee. The membership Includes Jana' R. Hanna, former mayor; Z. C. Thornburg, superintendent of schools; C. L. Herring, of the Great er Des Moines committee; Marshall Miller, president of the Trades and I-abor Assembly; Ralph Faxon, sec retary of the Chamber of Commerce; Charles Saverude, druggist, and Drs. Granville Ryan, R. L. Parker and Thomas F. Duhjgg. The city has been under rigid quarantine for a miiclmum period of two weeks, all schools, colleges, churches, theaters and amusement places having been closed to prevent further spread of the alleged epldem le. The fact that soldiers and officers at Camp Dodge who are Christian Scientists have not been affected by the epidemic, was called to the com mittee's attention at the meeting by Mr. Miller "There is no question." said Dr. Witte, "that by a right attitude of mind these people who have kept themselves from illness. I have no doubt that many persons have con tracted the disease through fear. "People can deceive themselves Into thinking they have any disease on the calendar, and doubtless many of them have thought themselves in their graves." A recommendation that newspa editcrials citing the Un christian Scientists per» prepare in unity which enjoy from Influenza, and urging the of common sense and a calm at use titude of mind In conquering fear of Infection, was made by H. W. Byers, corporation counsel for the city. The reconi men dut ion the committee as a whole, and news asked to quote the com w'as Indorsed by pa pers were mlftee to that effect. "Entirely too much publicity has been given to supposed symptoms of the so-called Spanish Influenza." was "ami 1 Mr. Byers further comment, would recommend that If anything he printed In regard to the disease It be confined to simple preventive — something constructive, measures rather than destructive." "Fear Is the first thing to be ov ercome, the first step In conquering this epidemic," said Dr. Witte. "1 Christian Scientist, but I am not a believe an application of their prin ciples will materially aid In preoerv health of this community, did not originate with the Scl lug the They entlr.ls, but are to be found by any who will take the trouble to read ont* his Bible. "In my work In Infected commun ities. I have always found Scientists the first to respond to the slightest «gestion of insanitary conditions, the first to comply with funda and mental health measures"—Monitor OFFICIALLY REPORTED DEAD, RUT IS ALIVE Brother of Jerome Men Is Recovering from Wounds In Hospital Tho following we take from an exchange and It deals with tlle ported killing of Hyrum Shulsen, of West Jordan, Utah, a brother of J. W and H A. Shulsen. of Jerome: "Hyrum Shulsen of West Jordan, officially reported by the war depart y having been killed In action the French hnttlefront. ment as August 4 on Is still alive. "This was the Joyous news receiv ed yesterday by Mrs. E. L. Burgon of West Jordnn. sister of the young man, In a letter from a Red Prose nurse*In France. The letter■ receive«! by Mr*. Burgon add* that Mr. Shul Alii. WHEAT BREAD AGAIN ALLOWABLE Government Throws Off All Restrlc tirais But Cautions Against Waste The American public may now eat all wheat bread. The white loaf n^ay return to Uncle Sam's table. The food administration has an nounced that all regulations requir ing use of wheat substitutes in bak ing are suspended. However, Ad ministrator Hoover still advocates restricted consumption of wheat bread. Already plans are being perfected to cure for accumulated stocks of cereals. Under the ' new order the course grains will be used mostly for animal feeds. Millers who have trouble dispos ing of substitutes acquired before November 12 probably will be able to sell them to the food administra tion grain corporation which Is form ulating plans to purchase such cer eals. TWIN FALL« MAYOR STRICKEN BY DEATH Frank F. Bracken, president of the Idaho State bank and mayor of Twin Falls, and chairman of the county council of defense, died at o'clock Tuesday a. m. at a Twin Falls hospital, where he underwent a sur gical operation at 2:00 o'clock Mon day afternoon. Death was a result of perforation of the intestine from an ulcer, ensuing 88 hours after Mr. 1:00 Bracken was stricken at 9 o'clock Friday evening last, while he sat in conversation In the lobby of the Per rlne hotel. : Ml Mi ; THE UNITED WAR WORK CAMPAIGN « 170 , 500 . 000 - 0 «. We are lagging. Are you going to allow Jerome to fall down? This is a lot of money but It must be raised. Our boys are doing their part at the Front and we must support them from the re serve trenches here at home. Jerome and vicinity has been asked to subscribe the small amount of $3825.00. The amount apportioned to each person is small. We are still some $1150 behind our allotment and (Bn j IM 1 very pat it is up to every individual to come across with his or her quota. It is necessary that every person subscribe the amount as re quested by the local committee if Jerome reaches her allotmnt. The state headquarters have asked every county to over-subsc.-lbe 60 per cent. We are not making an effort to do this. We will be satisfied it our people will just simply come up to the quota al lotted us and we will not be satisfied with one cent less. About one-half of the people gave this matter their immedi ate attention upon receipt of the first communication from the committee. To these people we wish to extend our hearty thanks. To the balance who have not yet responded we wish to urge that they give the matter immediate attention so that Jerome can take her place as usual with those who have done their duty. Once more let us urge that you mail your check immediately to J. P. Rldgway so that within a few days now we can report Jerome as having responded to her allotment. Very truly younl. War Finance Committee, Jerome District. I lit j Bh ta. I »6 Ml ta ta ^ *5. 1 SAVE OUR SHEEP LIVE STOCK AND states of the west it is proposed to i sheep and live j High wages paid in other line» of I work and scarcity of labor has In- | duced sheepherders in many cases to abandon their flock without notice, The result has been some losses In some of the big wool growing j et! act laws to protect stock against neglect. from sheep wandering away and got ting caught In severe storms and ] great suffering from starvation. 11 Is proposed to make It a penl- j lentiary offense for a sheep herder his band under such clrcura without thirty days notice. to allow owner time to make other arrangements and prevent loss and starvation. While the legislatures are about If they should provide penalties to punish owners of sheep and live slock of all kinds, for neglect. Owners of range cattle or sheep should be required by law, as It Is to their own Interest, to provide ade to leave stances quate shelter over winter. The state domestic animal com-1 mission should make a survey and , to have Hhe of feed end suitable require flock owners proper amount shelter. The disposition to take long chan mild winter has cost the een on a million» of dollars In lease« The dumb brute cannot speak for Uself and this appeal Is to enlighten humanity and Intelligent self-interest to save food animals. nation and suffering Incalculable. was severely wounded on the date sen ä . .. *7 M CT rr£ÄS so severe that for a time he was «"* able to speak. ohulsen'a famny* € ar« W h" , 8 "brothers Orson K and Albert J. Shulsen of West Jot and John W. and Heber A. shul_ ery dan _ sen, of Jerome, Idaho. BOYS ARE DESTRUCTIVE TO LOCAL STREET LIGHTS Shoot Them Out With "Beanie«" ami I —Mi Air Rifles During the past week or ten days the Power company has made placements of street lights to ' re the These number of nearly a dozen, lights in nearly every instance w-ere 1 broken, and presumably by boys with This from "beanies" or air rifles, a monetary standpoint Is becoming qulte serious, as these street lights 1 will average about $3.00 per lamp; aside from the inconvenience caused } the public in being In darkness at ' the street crossings, so affected. in one instance the parties respon sible for this source of trouble Is known and, while the Power com pany doesn't care to cause suit to be brought, It will warn the parents j of all boys owning air rifles and j "nigger" shooters to caution them : against the destructive use Of these play things. Otherwise if the pres- | ent breakage of street lamps from these means doesn't cease, the Powd er company will be forced to make an example of some of these boys, much to their sorrow. I I PRESIDENT SMITH DIES IN SALT LAKE CITY Joseph F. Smith, president of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day j j j 0 j j ! j i Saints (Mormon) died Tuesday In Salt Lake, after a long illness. Mr. Smith celebrated his 80th birthday last week. He was a direct descend ant of Brigham Young, founder the Mormon church, and was large ly Instrumental in wiping out the practice of polygamy in Utah. IDAHO IN PACIFIC COAST TIME ZONE New and official boundaries for time zones in the United States, uni tying existing lines and moving them slightly westward, were announced Monday by the interstate commerce commission, to become effective at 2 a. m. January 1 next. This order is pursuant to the daylight saving act, which. In addition to authorizing ; advance of the clock during the provided for permanent United States standard time, and rc an summer, quired the commission to define the limits of the standard time zones. which previously had been fixed only by curom of cross-continent railroads or by local law, «■ Between mountain and Pacific time i/ones the line as fixed follows the eastern boundary of the BUickfoot In dlan reservation In Montana and the continental divide to Helena. Butte and Dillon. Mont.; Pocatello, Idaho, and the Oregon Short Line to Ogden and Salt Lake. Utah; thence the Los Angeles and Salt Lake railroad the w< *st anii south boundaries of Utah to the 113th Meridian; thence \ to Seligman and Parker, Ariz.; and | along the Colorado river to the Mex lean boundary. to -ft* »I - TOO MIVH 1XTKHFKKKNOK and very Various boards, politicians postal officials have made it f or newspapers to do busl ness The zone system putting stibsorlp h basis and prohibiting exchanges, has reduced the newspa pPr (IU „ )U , to a minimum. •»"»— -*» order, „.v. 1„ ..... tions on a cas pMe> been revoked by the president. hut active bureaucrats continue to I make life a burden for publishers, 0ne average city daily newspaper | waa put to an expense of $600« to change Its circulation and exchange system to meet new regulations. Smaller newspapers find It Impos slble to make all the reports and comply with all the regulations and demands of the departments. Of course, after the war some of these Interferences with the liberty of the press will cease but publishers are disheartened. The government has not fully ap predated the loyalty or the devotion of the press in helping put through every need of our country. There Is not a day but new de mands for free publicity are made by various boards and officials on the newspapers that have been crip pled. Intentionally or otherwise, the in terference by national authority with problems Involved In getting out newspapers has gone too far and must cease, - ANOTHER JEROME BOY PAYS THE SUPREME SACRIFICE I I l I I \ I On Monday of this week Mr. and 1 Mrs. Robert Worthington received ! word from the Adjutant General ad ; vising them of the death of their son Robert which occurred October 3rd while at the front. No details were given In the telegram. Robert Worthington was the sec ond son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Worthington of Jerome and before J entering the service made his home j here with his aged parents. At the 1 time of enlistment "Bob" as he was \ I more familiarly known claimed no exemptions although he could have done so on account of his parents who are well along in years, claiming no exemptions can be read lly understood as he was determined to answer the call of his country. And that this young man who has always been one of the mainstays of bis parents should me called makes it doubly sad. His Robert was last home on a short furlough from Camp Lewis early in May and at this time was loud In his praise of the army life and eager to be able to go overseas to help get This privilege was de the kaiser, nied him until a few weeks ago when he was sent overseas and at once en gaged in some of the fiercest fighting of the war. The unfortunate young man leaves a mother, father, two sisters and two brothers to whom the sympathy of the entire community is extended. WHAT THE CLOCKS SAVED One and a quarter million tons of coal have been saved during the sev en months' operation of the "day light saving" law, according to fig compiled by the United States When Con to set the ures Fuel Administration. gress enacted the law c j 0( . ks of the na tion ahead one hour. beginning on Sunday. March 31. and ending October 27, the Fuel Admin istratlon made plans to gather facts from many sources in various sec tions in order to determine the sav i,, g i n f ue l that might be affected by the operation of the law. Figures f rD m this data have been compiled an d from these Is made the estimate D f the coal saved. places which Among the many kept close watch on the operation of "daylight saving" very definite facts ohtaind from one community were 0 f about 1,000.000 population. wa8 shown that In this one district ; the saving of coal was 17% tons per se ven months, checked against records f r0 m other places in widely separated districts having the same relative conditions, and from the mass f ac u thus gathered the estimate of i.250.000 tons of coal saved Is de It 1.000 population over the period of These figures were obtained of tprm |ned. sheriff Wheeler walks a ound now | wJth a sm ti e on his face that would JAIL breakers caught be the envy Tif a star movie actor all * of having caught his es on aero un caped jail birds who got away Tues day of last week by cutting the bars They were C. W. from the windows, Darcy. Frank Sullivan and Ed Miller being held on a charge of who were burglary of the Gollen Rule store and the Gorman broth It Is believed j at this place ers store at Jerome, that these men are members of well organized gang of burglars anfl .«MM««.-'-» They started west when they escaped and were picked up at The Dales, j Oregon, where backeto Shoe has gone to escort them back to .ho shone.— a Shoshone Journal SWIFT & OO-'S KEPI. Y TO THE FEDERAI. TRADE COMMISSION Large Part of War Earnings Expect ed to Disappear When prices Go Down. Boston.—Swift & Co., have pre pared a reply to the accusations 'of the Federal Trade Commission filed with a senate sub-committee on Sep tember 28. The company states that In its whole consideration of profits, the Federal Trade Commission falls to realize that the profits reported by the packers are not profits that have actually appeared In the form of cash but are largely book profits tied up In Inventory which will undoubtedly disappear In large measure when prices begin to go down. Even It the war lasts five years longer and the drop in prices does not come un til then, the loss will be just as real. For the meat and by-products de pertinents, which are subject to the nine per cent limitation of profits, the statement continues, the rate of turn-over is approximately three and one-third limes a year. "It must be remembered that part of the steer consists of by-products which move slowly, that some of the beef Is cured and salted, and large portions of pork products consists of cured pro ducts which move very slowly and that even in the sale of strictly fresh meat It takes some time for the mon ley to return to the company's coffers after the actual sale Is made. "The commission says that the packers profit of one-quarter of a cent per pound on beef amounts to $5 a ton as compared to only 25 cents per ton profit on coal. As a matter of fact an average quality ton of beef Is worth at wholesale at present about $400, whereas a ton of anthracite coal at tidewater is worth only about $7. Compare a $5 profit on a $400 sale with a 25 cent profit on a $7 sale. The beef profit is only about 1 % per cent, coal pro fit 2 % per cent. "In 1911 Swift & Co. filled over 30,000,000 orders of all products with a total of about 200,000,000 items, a large part of which had to be weighed and wrapped separately, while coal Is delivered In carlots or ton lots." -IM ta - A GOOD WOMAN CALLED HOME The grim reaper again visited our little community when on last Thurs day at 5:20 at a hospital in Twin Falls occurred the death of Mary Virginia Cooke, beloved wife of E. V. Cooke from pneumonia following an attack of influenza. The patient woman was sick but a few days be ing confined to her bed on November 8th, and removed from her home to the hospital at Twin Falls on Novem ber 12th, where all that could be was done to save this life but the dread disease had made such Inroads the patient that It could not bo combated. The deceased for a number of years kept house for her father Mr. J. W. Shouse at Lexington, Mo., later taking up school work and taught for some time at Glenwood. Mo., where at a school entertainment she met Mr. Cooke and a friendship de veloped that had no abatement and resulted in the quiet marriage of this worthy couple at Pocatello, Ida., on June 2nd. 1913. On April 17. 1916, baby girl was welcomed to home and who with the grief strick en husband are left to mourn tho passing of a loving wife and mother. Mrs./Cooke was one of those good on the a kind woman whom to know was to Always appearing with a admire. smile and a kind word to her friends and her death Is a distinct loss to our community. Coming here after her marriage she has been a helping hand in get ting the home started and only this year a handsome new home was built nil modern in every respect but it not her lot to live to enjoy this. Mary Virginia Cooke, eldest child of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Shouse at Plttsvllle. Mo., May was cas 14th, born 1885, making her 33 ye-rs and 6 mouths old at the time of her death. Besides the sorrowing husband and baby daughter the ijecr-nsed leave father, two sisters and three broth ers. the mother of Mrs. Cooko having died when she was bti nine 'pars of s .. , „„ i.™.' «« ... *.« .. . age M. B M ana cemetery. They arc tho wantadt. Try our busy little servants of the peopl. all the time. They get quick recuits.