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Transfer & Baggage Co. Orders given prompt Leave orders at Independent Mar ket. Phone 168, . Residence 268. attention Dr. E. H. FIELD Physician and Surgeon at Post Office Block 1-8:30 p. m. Telephone: Office and Residence, 196 Jerome, Idaho 8 a. m. 7-8 p. m. DR. ARTHUR VANCE VETERINARIAN Residence and Hospital One Block West of High School Res. Phone 43 The Only Graduate and Licensed Veterinarian In Lincoln County DR. L. G. PHILLIPS DENTIST Hours, i) to 12—2 to 5 Phon«: Ra«. 7 4-, Office 88. Office In First National Bank Bld g ALAM U. BAKt LAV LAWYER Jerone, Lincoln County, Idaho Win. A. PETERS LAWYER Office in 1st National Bank Bldg Jerome HARLAN Ü. HEIST ATTORNEY - AT - LAW A General Law Practice In State and Federal Courts, SHOSHONK IDAHO Hartshorn & Clayton Auctioneers TELEPHONE 80 JEROME. IDAHO North Side Construction Conip'y General Contractors JKROME, IDAHO DR. P. F. GREEN DEN'! 1ST Rooms 7 mol M Office—Postofflce Building Jerome, Idaho. H. P. CARLS EN Veterinary Surgeon Telephone 20UJ ifflee: Morris Livery Barn. Phone 109 Jerome, Idaho. IBDHXtn l*T MIIK tSOXATUUU n»d«t% 8m Fmdaca C ç-Jg d by U'U GOAT MILK *• hUs 2Sc M When «ummer complaint M !• prevalent—when the baby W ha* colic—when cow'* milk ran- ^ f not l*e (Spendet! On — then if you 1 try Goal Milk you will never go back lo the old baby foods. 11 (vertlso in our columns. It pays le (ham. Jerome hardware Company ^ JERO/VIB, IDAHO ✓ ' n ■iff Ja ti* y-i SIP »!• : 1 ill A ; r A K ! [. \ y * ) * k. vi . loes This Saving ook Good to You? Ii iel is high — here is a way to gain big fuel anomy and a perfectly heated home. Why not ye the gas half of the coal wasted by all other jves, with the fuel saving \ 1 : le's Original Hot Blast No 115 THEY'RE NEEDING HHOEH Old Hlndy Is retreating and his troops are on the run; the kaiser's dream was fleeting—'bout that place up in the sun;" the Yankee's husky kickers are stepping on their heels; when they prod 'em with their stickers each bloomin' Hlenle squeals But It's hard for Yanks to sight 'em, as they rampse toward the Rhine— Old 'illndy thunders "Fight 'em," the Hientes holler "Nein." So they keep right on a going and It's tough on wll Yankee feet—chasing bosches out of Belgium In the rain and mud and sleet. Their shoes are getting shabby, they are leaky and they're ripped, and have some new they've got to before the Then it's up to you, my brother, and it's up to me as well to hunt some joint or other where War Stamps is what they sell —if we don't the Yanks will shiver and some perhaps will freeze,, for there's nothing chills their liver like that blasted Belgium breeze, the money we are spending for these War Stamps every clothe and feed our soldiers while they're driving waltz right up and buy 'em, it's the only way to show that we love our scrapping laddies more than we love our dough. ones brutes are whipped. It's day that will Huns away—let's This greeting, then, I'm sending, In this rotten Junk I run—(and by durn you've got to read it till your duty you have done) —Wheu you buy those blessed War Stamps then we'll telegraph news that you're parting with your boodle so the Yanks can have some shoes! the —Earl Wayland Bowman. NEWSPAPER AID APPRECIATED Lincoln County Times, Jerome, Idaho. Dear Mr. Editor; As the United War Work Campaign draws close I have been asked by Mr. Ly man L. Pierce, western department campaign director, to express to you his appreciation of the valuable slstance your newspaper has render to a as ed. Never before In the history of this country has a drive for funds been so dependent upon the newspapers for success.: With the speaking program virtually eliminated because of influenza conditions, with schools In most sections closed, with public gatherings forbidden, the only meth od of getting our message to the peo ple has been through the newspa pers. We feel that we owe the loyal, pat riotic. unselfish newspapers of the west our gratitude and thanks, and tn behalf of Mr. Pierce, and the members of the executive committee In t^e western department I want to express to you our deep apprecia tion for all you have done to make this campaign a success. I am, Very sincerely yours, F. F. RUNYON, Director of Publicity, United War Work Campaign, Western De partment. One-Man Pontoons, Building bridges under fire, the greatest ordeal that the army engi neers of other campaigns were sub jected to. bids fair to go out of fash ion. In future a regiment going across a stream will. If a recent Invention meets with approval, merely wade into the stream and drift across, meantime utilizing both hands to manipulate Ills rifle. The new Invention Is a sort of glori fied "water wings" arrangement and la adapted to the fording of deep streams without the necessity of bridge building. The encircling buoy I» blown up by the soldier. It holds him upright In the water with his shoulders anil anna clear of the sur face. in experiments recently con ducted a man made several bull's eyes on a target 300 yards away while floating across the stream. STEADIER HOG MARKETS PLANNED Hog Producers and Packers Confer With Repre sentatives of the Food Administration and Agricultural Department and Adopt New Plan of Regulation. In accordance with the policy of the Föod Administration since Its founda tion to consult representative men In the agricultural Industry on occasions of Importance to special branches of the Industry, on October 24 there was convened In Washington a meeting of the Live Stock Subcommittee of the Agricultural Advisory Board and the special members representing the twine Industry to consider the situation In the hog market. The conference lasted for three days, and during this time met with the executive committee of the fifty packing firms participating In foreign orders for pork products and with the members of the Food Administration dirlbUng foreign pork purchases. The conclusions of the conference were us follows; The entire marketing situation has so changed since the September Joint ] conference as to necessitate an entire alteration In the plans of price stabi lization. The current peace talk has alarmed the holders of corn, and there has been a price decline of from 25 cents to 40 cents per bushel. The fact that the accumulations of low priced corn in the Argentine and South Afri ca would, upon the advent of peace and liberated shipping, become avail able to the European market has cre ated a great deal of apprehension on I he purl of corn holders. This decline has spread fear among swine growers that a similar reduction In the prices of hogs would naturally fojlow. More over, the lower rouge of corn prices would. If incorporated In a 13-to-l ra tio, obviously result lu a continuously fulling price for live hogs. In view of these changed conditions many swine producers anticipated lower prices and as a result rushed their hogs to market In large numbers, and this overshipment lias added to and aggravated the decline. The information of the Department of Agriculture Indicates that the sup ply of hogs has Increased about 8 per cent, while the highest unofficial esti mate does not exceed 15 per cent, in* creased production over lust year. On the other hand, the arrival of hogs during the lust three weeks In the seven great markets has been 27 per cent, more than last year, during the corresponding period, demonstrating the unusually heavy marketing of the available supply. In the face of the excessive receipts some puckers have not maintained the price agreed last month. On the other hand, many of the packers have paid over the price offered to th >m In an endeavor to maintain the agreed price. The re sult In any event has been a failure to maintain the October prtce basis determined upon at the September con ference and undertaken by the pack ers. Another factor contributing to the break In prices during the month has been the Influenza epidemic ; It has sharply curtailed consumption of pork products and temporarily de creased I lie labor staff of the puckers about 25 per cent. The exports of 130.000.000 pounds of pork products for October com pared with about 52,000000 pouuds In October a year ago, and the export orders plaoenble by the Food Administration for November, amount to 170.000,000 pounds as contrast ed with the lesser exports, of 08,000.000 for November, 1917. The Increased demands of the allies are continuing, and are In themselves | proof of the necessity for the largo production for which the Food Admin istration asked. The Increase In ex port demands appears to he amply sufficient to take up the Increase In hog production, but unfavorable mar ket conditions existing In October af ford no fair Index of the aggregate supply and demand. It must be evident that the enor mous shortage In fats In the Central Empires and neutral cour 1 s would Immediately upon peace renaît In ad ditional demands for pork products whieh, on top of the heavy shipments to thg Allies, would tend materially to Increase the American exports, In asmuoh ns no considerable reservoir of supplies exists outside of the United States. It seems probable that the present prospective supplies would be Inadequate to meet this world demand with Ihe return to peace. So far as It is possible to Interpret this fact. It ap pears that there should be even a stronger demand for pork products after the war, and therefore any alarm of hog producers as to the effect of ponce Is unwarranted by the outlook. tn the light of those circumstances It Is Ihe conclusion of the conference that attempts to hold the price of hogs to the price of corn may work out to the disadvantage of pork producers it Is the conclusion that any Interpre tatlon of Ihe formula should he a broad gauged policy applied over a long period. It Is the opinion of the conference that In substitution of the previous plans of stabilization the Live Stock Subcommittee of the Agri cultural Advisory Board, together with the specially Invited swine represent« lives, should accept the Invitation of the Food Administration to JoUi with the Administration and the packers In determining the prices at which con trolled export orders are to be placed. This will be regularly done. The In fluence of those orders will be directed to the maintenance of the common ob ject—namely price of live hogs do as to secure as far It Is possible Mr reiurus te the tht* stabilization of the til producer and the Insurance of quute fut.ure supply, These foreign orders an ade are placed upon the basis of cost of hogs to the puckers. As the result of long negotiations he 1 ween this body and the Packers' Committee, representing the 45 to 5Ü packers participating In foreign or ders, together with the Allied buyers, ul! under tHe Chairmanship of the Food Administration, the following un dertaking has been given by the pack ers : In view of the undertakings on the part of the Food Administration with regard to the co-ordinated purchases of pork products, covered In the at tached. It is agreed that the packers participating In these orders will un dertake not to purchase hogs for less than the following agreed minimums for the mouth of November, that Is a dally minimum of $17.50 per hundred pounds on average of packers' droves, excluding throw-outs. "Throw-outs" to be defined as pigs under 130 pounds, stags, boars, thin sows and lurther, that no hogs of any kind shall be bought, except throw outs, at less than $16.50 per hundred pounds. The average of packers' droves to be construed as the average of the total sales in the market of all hogs for a given day. to be tmsed on Chicago. We agree that a committee shall be appointed by the Food Administration to check the dally operations In the various markets with a view to super vision and demonstration of the log out of the above. skips. All the above carry g The ability of the packers to carry' out this arrangement will depehd on there being a normal marketing of hogs bused upon the proportionate In crease over the receipts i The Increase In productioi if last year. appears to be a maximum of about 15 per cent, and we can handle such an Increase. If the producers they have tn the past few weeks, pre maturely market hogs In such Increas ing numbers over the above It is en tirely beyond the ability of the pack ers to maintain these minimums, and therefore we must have the tlon of the producer himself to main tain these results. f hogs should, as co-opera It Is a physical Impossibility for the capacity of the packing houses to handle a similar over-flood of hogs and to find a market for the output, tous to co-operate with the producers In maintaining a stabilization of price and to see that producers receive a fair price for their products. The puckers arc an\ (Signed) THOS. E. WILSON. Chairman Packers' Committee. The plan embodied above was adopt ed by the conference. The Food Administrator has appoint ed a committee, comprising Mr. Thomas chairman of the Pack ers' Committee; Mr Everett Brown, president of the Chicago Livestock Ex change ; Major Hoy of the Food Ad ministration. Mr. Louis D. Hall of the Bureau of Markets, to undertake the supervision of the execution of the plan In the various markets. Commis sion men are asked to co-operate In carrying out the plan embodied In the packers' agreement. It must be evi dent that offers by commission men to sell hogs below the minimum estab lished above Is not fair, either to the producer or the participating packers. Mr. Brown has undertaken on behalf of the commission men In the United States that they will loyally support the plan. Wilson, It Is believed by the conference that this new plan, based as It Is upon a positive minimum basis, will bring bet ter results to the producer than aver age prices for the pionth. It does not limit top prices and should narrow the margins necessary to country buy ers In more variable markets. It Is believed that the plan should work out close to $18 average. Swine producers of the country will contribute to their own Interest by not flooding the market, for It must be pvldenMhat If an excessive over per rentage of hogs Is marketed In any one month price stabilization and con trol cannot succeed, and It Is certain that producers themselves can contrt bute materially to the efforts of the conferences If they will do their mark eting In as normal a way as possible. The whole situation as existing at present demands a frank and explicit assurance from the conferees repre sented—namely, that every possible effort will be made to maintain a live hog price commensurate with swine production costs and reasonable sell ing values In execution of the declared policy of Ihe Food Administration to use every agency In Its control to secure Justice to the farmer. The stabilization methods adopted for November represent the best ef forts of the conference, concurred la by the Food Administration and th*. Livestock Subcommittee of the Agri cultural with special swine members and the representatives of the packers, to Im prove the present unsatisfactory situ ation, which has unfortunately result ed because of the Injection of uncon trollable factors. We ask the producer to co-operate with us In a most difficult task. The members of the Conference were : - Advisory Board, together Producer H. C. Stuart. Elk Gar den, Va.,' Chairman Agricultural Ad visory Board; W. M. McFadden, Chi cago, III. ; A. Sykes, Ida Grove, la. ; John M. Evvard, Ames, la. ; J. H. Mer cer, Live Stock Commission for Kan sas ; J. O. Brown, Morion, Ind. ; E. C. Brown, President Chicago Livestock Exchange; N. H. Gentry, Sedalla. Mo.; John Grattan. Broomfield, Colo. ; Eu gene Funk, Bloomlngtou, III.; Isaac Lincoln, Aberdeen, S. D. ; C. W. Hunt, Logan, la.; C. E. Yancey, W. R. Dod son. Food Administration—Herbert Hi ver, F. S. Snyder, Major E. L. Roy, «4. H. Powell. Department of Agrlcultur D. Hall, F. R. Marshall. The packers present and others sharing In foreign orders were repre sented by the elected packers' commit tee. Those represented were; Packers—Armour & Co., Chicago, III. ; Cudahy Packing Co., Chicago, HI. ; Morris & Co.. Chicago, Ill.; Swift A Co., Chicago. III. ; Wilson A Co., Chlcn go. III.; John Agar Co.. Chicago. III.: Armstrong Packing Co.. Dallas, Tex. ; Boyd Dunham & Co., Chicago, III. ; Brennan Packing Co., Chicago, HI.; Cincinnati Abattoir Co., Clnclnnali, O. ; Cleveland Provisions Co, Cleve land, O. ; Cudahy Bros. Co, Cudahy. Wls. ; J. Dold Packing Co., Buffalo, N. V. ; Dunlevy Packing Co, Pittsburg Pa. ; J. E. Decker A Sons, Mason City la. ; Evansville Packing Co, Evans ville, Ind. ; East Side Packing Co, Last St. Louis, III. ; Hammond Standish & Co.. Detroit, Mich. ; G. A. Hormel & Co., Austin, Minn.; Home Packing & Ice Co, Terre Haute, Ind. ; Independ ent Packing Co., Chicago, III.; Indian >o Ixmlg apolis Abattoir Co, Indianapolis. Ind ; International Provision Co, Brooklyn. N. Y. ; Interstate Packing Co, Winona, Minn.; Iowa Packing Co, Des Moines la.; Powers Begg Co., Jacksonville. Ill. ; KIngan A Co, Indianapolis, Ind. : Kray Packing Co, St. Louis, Mo. : Lake Erie Provision Co, Cleveland, O. : Lay ton Co, Milwaukee. Wls. ; Oscar Mayer Bro, Sedgwick and Beethoven streets. Chicago, Ill.; J. T. McMillan Co.; St. Paul, Minn.; Miller A Hart. Chicago, Ill.; J. Morrell A Co, Ottum wa, la.; Nuckolls Packing Co, Pi el do, Colo. ; Ogden Packing and Provision Co., Ogden, Utah ; Ohio Provision Co, Cleveland, O. ; Parker Webb A Co, De troit, Mich. ; Pittsburg Packing and Provision Co, Pittsburg, Pa. ; Rath Packing Co, Waterloo, la.; Roberts A Oake, Chicago, III. : Rohe A Bros, New York City ; W. C. Routh A Co, Logaus port, Ind. ; St. Louis Ind. Packing Co, St. Ia>uls. Mo. ; Sinclair A Co, T. M Cedar Rapids, la. ; Sullivan A Co, De troit, Mich.; Theurer-Nortou Provision Co, Cleveland, O. ; Wilson Provision Co, Peoria, Ill. ; Western Packing and Provision Co, Chicago. III. : Charles Wolff Packing Co, Topeka, Kan. WEEKLY 1NDU8TRLAL REVIEW Boise is to have a "little theatre." Meridian.—Seven acres of red clo ver brings $1900. Boise.—Big spud crop reported. One farm averages 300 sacks to acre. Moscow—Work to start %n $7000 Y. M. C. A. building for university. Corona Mining company incorpor ated. To operate in Bay Horse Dis trict of Custer county. Nampa.—Five carloads of honey, valued at $40,000, shipped to mar kets. I Moscow—Thirteen double-decked stock cars of sheep shipped east. Lewiston—Mutual Creamery com pany Improving plant at cost of llîft | OUR YEAR 8 EXPERIENCE 'Experience i Judgment I Knowledge M Advice^ M ARE. AT YOUR SERVICE AV P'/A/AHC/AL PI A T T EKS -» äSüim Klin Hu One of the great advantages of a connection with a bank of strength and exper ience is the valuable advice it may give you in financial matters. This Bank places freely at the ser vice of its customers its judgment and knowledge in these af fairs and it heartily encourages such use of its facilities. We have saved many from serious losses by time ly and sound advice in business matters. STRENGTH • ACCOMMODATION • SERVICE • FIRST NATIONAL BANK <• or Jerome <*' pc hacwai reus, pkls •fT« Jo** Thomas. VfC£ P*£S h'/lL/AHSJ* Capital *5o.ooo°° J Aar C*sn 000 . Lewiston—Apple harvest ends hereP'' Total output about seventy five cars. Carey—Construction of huge con crete multiple arch dam and distri buting canal system planned here. First unit to cost 7600,000. Carey—plans tor establishment of large sugar beet seed plantation of 26,000 acres under way. Meridian—$9,000 monthly paid farmers by co-operative cheese fac tory for milk. Wallace—Sherman Lead Co, In corporated for $876,000. Bolsi tion organized here. Moscow—Movement started to se cure a state highway from Moscow to connect with Lewiston hill high way. -National Potash corpora Graugevllh men and farmers organize to plan $2,000,000 packing plant at Lewis ton. -Idaho county stock Wallace—Crosscut discloses siderable lead ore for Tarbox. Boise—Company formed to push potash industry. con -ftu Br MAJESTIC ELECTRIC HEATER Just the thing for these cool mornings, in the bath or bed room. Attach to any light socket and In five minutes your room is nice and warm. Sold on one week's trial. Fraaers-Fence Co. Phone 80. Jerome Transfer John Shaw, Prop. Draying and Transfer Coal Office Office at W. D. Baker Tailor Shop Phone 47 Wheeler Bros. We an always In the market with highest rush prices to offer for yout Poultry, Hides, Etc. Now located opposite R. K. Morris A Son Livery. Jerome Idaho. Jerome Bakery Everything in Bread and Pastry Complete line of Candies Special Orders for Fancy Pastry given prompt attention J. B. Plerie, Proprietor Just a Ltttle Better than the Rest THE Creamery Cafe Next Door to Bakery. "IT'S THE COOK" Jerome.