No. 4<>, VOL. XIV
PAYETTE. PAYETTE COUNTY, IDAHO* THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1918
ONE DOLLAR AND ONE-HALF A YEAR
Germany Quits. Armistice Signed Monday Morning-Hos
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tilities Cease--Payette Celebrates Glorious £vent
One hundred Automobiles Form Procession Going 1
New Plymouth and Return--Merriment Conbjihues to
Lafe //our. A Great Day in the World's History.
Monday was tfce greatest day the,
has ev.rV known
wo-11 has eVey sten. It was
day fighting ceased. The greatest
war the world
was ended at 2 o'clock a. m.,
for the first time in over
years til guns were s.lcnt and
death-ilke quiet came ever the
tire European countries. It
been a cruel and bloody war.
1 man can comprehend the
suffering it has cost. Millions ofj
p c ople are rendered homeless and|
destitute. Thousands upon thousands
of hemes are in mourning. Untold
numbeis cf families are scattered'
never tc be fcstorrd. Millions of|
graves mark the spot where lies|
th'■ brave hero who will never know'that
Well, 1 hare been aercse aga.n
and 1 woUTi foyget this trip very
Tork with 1"
transports aiiJ the cru.str St. Louis'
and hit the'high sea Sept. 25. It took;
us I day s to go over and 11 to co,i.e,
ba. k. ■ e did net et en slop
engines ever there hut turned right
Louisania, Oot. 25, 1918.
around and came back. W c were in,
one of t;be biggest storms of the
sen, in fict the ( apta.n said it "as
the wciot one he had ev.r b en
and he has been in the service 30
years. About the seventh day
at first but kept getting
and strenger. I had JJ'e 4 to 8 watch
in the morning and I ntver
such a pretty sun-rise 'n jnjf
so red i nd rosy. The ora was calm
th< wind was so string one could
uardly walk against it. The waved|
began tc rise and grew bigger and,
bigger. 1 ve card them teli aboR.
v.aves being as high as mountains,,
but 1 never belidfed it until I went
thiu this storm. The fust thing•
you know ycu are looking up at a
big mountain ot water and they
and locked more 111 e the Snake river
but the wind starled and by neon
look just like big hils. You seç the
big wave come and you think sure
the old tub will 6waiu(i, but she
doesn't. She will run. her old ram
mer into it and stop just like she
had run up against a solid
wall. Then she wTU quiver like
leaf frem stem to stern, then rise
up and over the top with tone of wa
Lr pouring off her decks. The first
thing you know you are on top ot
pon ■ a quei r s« ns.i ion « P! 1 1
ing of the ship give* a fellow \\ hen
ru fi ,°h S I°"i. n | int f°„iH r °f 8 , .nff 11 '
like the deck is falling from under
the big wave and looking down into
a dark valley, and ycu think
win surely fall note down and
straight tc the bottom of
pound® and you wadk along so «asy;
but when she starts up you ftel like
you weighed about 315 tone and
your feet were lead. The wind was
blowing from 120 to 160 miles an
hour and nearly took youd breath
away and almost blew you
board. If you were within 15 feet
of any one you were most sure to
bump Into them. I wasn't
sick at all but I just heaved
twice. All I had to do was open« my
mouth and then go cn 8 b If nothing:
had happened. I wasn't sick at ail.
That's th-e way old "«salts'' llko ray-;
self do R. but some of the new
f Hows were pretty «Ick all
time It's fun to watcih the cooks
the gaRey. They would have a stack
of pans and turreene pHed up and
the victor}- he has won, but will
never be forgotten. But at last t
is dene. Victory is curs. But our
I work is not ended. The Unit d
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I states entered into the
j critical tim'f, and without a qu .t
tien, saved the world. However, we,
as a people at home have not s :f
feréd the I^ast inconvenience. We
have suffered no loss of property.
j and but few- lives in comparison with
our allied nations. We must con
tinue in sending relief to the etif
fering people who have stood the
blunt of the war, and to assist in
the reconstructicn cf property that
now stands a mass of ruins,
When the message came tb" Abird
time that Germany had quit, 'tard
hostilities had ceased, a holi
war at a|
couldn't keep frem sliding and if
one fell he would ke^p on sliding..
l wo soldiers were washed ogÿr
UO ard and some died on the trip
j The soldiers said they would
: never be a sailor— they would rath
er fjgjjt j n tbe trenches than
another storm like that.
Captain 6aid he expected to see 'the
roped in so they wouldn't tl.de
around the deck but once in a
I slide from one side of trie gailey to
( the other. The gtulty deck is t.le
land when it has water on it, it .s
while th«y would breUi loose
j as slick as glass. A bunch of cooks
would take after ■them hut
ship go down under one of those big
I waves, so he decided to turn
around until the storm abated
! That was the only chance and that
;a p^,. on e. Turning around in a
iujiy^y s[a ^ abcut as bad a thinjj
: ;ls CEe carl do ^, u t. he did it and
outigj^, sure came around nicely, only
took two broad sides but they prêt
ty nearly wrecked h r r. She
55 degrees once, that's over quite!
a bit. I thot 1 was gone on e.
were securing seme shalles on the
forecastle with a line and
It caught m: an <L
washed me ever to the life! ne and
thc , r , sluck ha!f a;1 and half cf
tRe boat. You have read in stori
about big storms C n the sea but;
;bis beats theau all. We about
twteUd our pror ellcr shafts off by
;tbe stf , m beillg ou . t \f lbe water <vnd:
letting rare in tbp air . A
ooup i e of days before we got into;
Halifax she quieted down P rett - V
good. We were cut cf s : ght of landj
-0 days and away frem New Tork -'8.
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leaving Halifax the first
afternoon out we sighted two suts
off our quaiters. We blazed
with our thrde inch guns at
;uld put cn ncts We d Lsablod
and she was captured thie next day ;
by a s P boat W e had too many
guns for her aTld she couldn't stand |
Roads and coalexi. The ship took on
2900 tcras frcni a collier and this
morning wri came ba-. k to New lork..
We sbip tomorrow and th.
lst We 9tart across ngBi11
Frank Kinn «on.
We wish tc th"a)k the many kind
so wll'lnrly ruwlered
tbe prtesure. We came an to New;
ar.d then went to Hampton!
; Russell Maxfield
Bowman were united in marria^a at
the Baptist parsonage, Sunday Nov
ember 3rd. Rev.. W. H. Swart*, of
and Alma Lee
fielating. Mr. and Mrs. Mtxffeld
are at home on their ranch on the
Payette- Oregm S'opV
prise joins with many friends Sn
extending to th's worthy couple eon*
CARD OF THANKS
their asslstpnce during the sickness
inland dVath of
our drar daughter and
John Reimers and family.
and lound 'Phree cheers for the Red
White and Blue. The parade ccntluu
ed to Fruitland and New Plymouth
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with about one hundred cars, led by
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James Staoiton attnde the radiator
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of the big Jitney, dressed as Incft
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Sam and waving a laree flag which
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gave the whcle affair an a:r of
Americanism and freedom. Aft-r
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the parade returned to Pave'te
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the shouting, wavirg of flags and
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rejoicing contmued unril a late
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hour when all »rot home to dream
day was declared and ail join.d in
a day of rejoicing. Automobil s
paraded up and down the streets
waving the stars and stripes. Church
bells rang out the appeal of
Men, women and chilir.-;n cri.d 1 mg
of the Kaiser's doom and defeat.
Charles K. SniBh, who for several'have
years- Has been-it-.ad S-Iesman In
uus district 1er
regret that we lose this ian-ily irom
iiiii i aa ja
III III III
the idano i ow
tas been promo>.td
cf the GooQtng d-s
tritt and will leave with his tum.ly
: about December 1st.
the busmess and social circles
i Payette, but irom a business stand
point it is a good mote lor them- '
Mr. Smith has for many years reu
dered valuable assistance m every
mov 1er the upbuilding of Fajette
and community, and h.s
among the boosters will be kee-ly
A FAITHFUL LITTLE BAND
The little band cf t-hr.s.i-n öci
ootists here in layette, wh.le
grmt m numbers, is unquest.ooauly
great in their diligence .m tue splen
; wod * olJ . they are dong
sending relief to the homehss aal!««
s.jneedy people of the war str.cken na
t i ons until the rtstrkUcns by th e
Board cf Health to congregate in
|numb«*, the ladies of that organ!-'era"
zaUon gatb:er e d aimcst exerv day
[0 nlake garTnf . nt6 and sn ' e tbe
gaUifring ^ people has reStr
led, they have worked singly at home
Ag tba result 0 f their zealcus ef
forts many boxes of clothing for
men. women and children have been
seot which wyi _ <iertainly be appre
iciated as the articles sent have been
splendidly' prepared and of good ma
terial. The last three
went out Wednesday of this week,
oon tained 2S4 garments all complete
and ready to wear
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WHEAT FEEDING PRIVILEGE '
All previous rules limiting the
us e 0 f wheat for feeding purposes
have been repealed. The canoeUati
0 f these ruîes removes all rescrie
UonR frcni the usç or sale of wheat
■ fTcd purposes as well as in the
manufacture of poultry food and
mixed fe^ds. Effective immediately.;
J. E. Turner. j
County Food Administrator. |
er is able to return home from tïfs
neighbors and friends who willingly
rendered their ass'staance during
the sickness and death of our
dear wife and mother, and especial
ly to those who gave the beautiful
Little Fergus Ora is visiting among [
relatives at Parma until his moth
Hospital at Ontario.
CARD OF THANKS.
We dfstr'e to thank the
Mrs. J. B. Cosinam.
Mrs. Thomas Windle.
the Churches in XL. Lnil d
v, ora Campaign:
" üere "*• bfc ^ no i n
^ Biaoatrisin on the part of the Pay
w tht \ ûur ^
ci tLfc rvar. bin it mvk>i
SS-.* p 1*" 0 ^^ "To
^ ^ W * ™ * k 1 N ° w
comes the duty of helping to
mne inithis we recogniz# the fulp!
atss ot the Spirit of toe Mast r
•Cleansing the Temple- was as much
a divine act as -laying hanos on
tiie 'babes" mat were trret co Him
But driving out the thieves
dia>e been a sensvless performance!
if He had not had a program lor the
usg cf üodfi houfie j better
thi ^ and the Worm ; s
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now rid of the 'monster that WU-|
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helm both was and incarnated The
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• whole earth is open to Lfemocracy.
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1 But we have had the sad proof that
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there is no magic m the word to
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make a Brotherhood of Good-Willed
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Men out of Russians or Chinese'
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, m their present condition. It would
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require a book to say whai must be
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done m order that tyransy shall hs
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really banished from the *H>rld. But!
the fact of immediate and Immense;
importance is that our Soldiers
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'abroad are going to show under!.
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: more trying condrUons, whether the
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four greatest virttfes' that they nan
ed for Fred B. Smith, are ro:k-bot
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tom virtues, or onlv flaahslgh s
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that glow under the high votage of
war. Courage, unselfishness, gyner
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I osity, and modesty really gripping
: and holding our boys "over there,"
several'have been large factors ,in qiakmg:
them the greater army'that ever*
to higher things than have eVTr pre
i went out to battle. Now if they con
tinue to show the same
aft-=r the strife is over, it will be
a spectacle to arrest thr attention
I of the world. It will challenge
vailed on any large scale. The boys
will do it if they have the
' sence of being ambassadors
Nation that exp-cts and practices
such things all the time. But the
temptation to relax, to take a iliag
ct black ey'-s,"
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to wit unovr the ogle of a ''pa,r
is go.ng to be tre
i menuous. There is hardly man
her- at home that would go safely
through the temptations that are.
ahead of the "boys" if there were
no sense of somebody locking to us
will still carry thvir h gh
sense if we continue to send to them
^ c r example. We are sure
"morale makers" that the Y. M
C. A. men and th»ir co workers have
been. The test is really upon us
M *. Will w\; uphold tho "uphold
now, that they
m^n that have saved human
dem. »170,000,000 is a half cent a
for each of tfce inhabitants''of
thÏ! U. S. There is not nor ever
has been such an opportunity to io-
'"dst a pittance and be sure of
turns so enormous as th»
aow asked for will yield,
Bttle slew at this writing,
mav save tbe
f ree . .
W^ are a
are not going to lay down, nor for-.
set at this the greatest • time
the whole reconstruction of the
world. The word of the Churches is
"Roll up the quota" with an atac
rity which wiU prove that making a
New Earth is a Joy beside which no
other joy deserves to be ment'onFd.
The Ministerial Association.
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nnTTTV CM AI I
[ JJ T I I [ u (YJAI I
I nil .ll
Elton Hurd, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Hurd, for a few minutes »as
the proudest boy in Payette Coun
ty when cn the last day of the open
season Cor shooting pheasants,
sure eded in killing his first phea
sant just as it was getting
on his uncle's farm. But met with
the greatest disappointment of his
life when some unscrupulous s enn
drei who was hutrting nearby, took
the bird away from him. It is lucky
for the low down culpret that the
boy's father, who wtnt in search.
did not find him.
He might have
got -what the pheasant got.
ION« MAE CARTWRIGHT.
icna ijae Cartwright died at
I hem« of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
.jiy * H. Cartwright Monday morning
i ltd was buried 1 uesday afternoon.
! Sh * was born
WarjCietn Mountain Kalis, Colorado
Thus at the time of h-r death
j »Vs just past 21 by 6 months and
29 days. She had been in • pooç.
h": ith me. si of the time since
: year ago at which time she had
se .ere case of tonsilitis, following
which was a period of ailment which
kept her vitality down. In this state
3pj endicitis developed and while
she seexnecf to stand the operation
j well it turned out that sh. could
make!?" regain Btr ' =Eg,h ' Beside Ue
Poih€r a£d Mo,her thel ^ are three
' ' ib, ' Lrs ' Mra - Frank Littler of Nampa,
M ' 6 FeldscL,Er 1 and Buth
yOW ^ girL Tbe ** w<?re ^ preseM
dl ' - funeral * CILÎ >' brother,
youwj^*' te ' WlUl ^ e F ™* Cte
,*° * 2ß al ^ e a€€ whea hope
: B '" U * d be hlgh ' Ä a b°nse()Uence
b " r death was a great ®° rrow » *"
pfoJ,Uy to the iIcÜHïr w *"> 1» com
. Pi'tely prostrated with grief.
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[ *c>na had made many friends
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ithe seven years cf her life in Pay
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ette and the floral express.ons
i *ove and sympathy were
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a small fraction of the list of fn
ends who would assuage the grief
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°f them that mourn if human sym
Pathy were able.
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! Mamie Kekners was born at Rein
beck. Iowa, May l.th, lhâb and d.ed
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at her tcMie taree miiis south of'
p .. ^
e - ' tr * * * . ÿ
i years, a montas and 2b days, ijhe
moved w*n her parents seven years
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ago to W llsonv.he, Oregon. and
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one year later to Payette. Sue was
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j agradualfe £rom l " e Fajette High
SlLC< '' - 11 ^nu was a f a '° nt ?
EIr ' Gtg tbe rfreImers ^ her ?1es
and bountiful. But the intimate fri
j ends who sent such testimonials are
jShe waf Aaken ill wh.le working in
Fifer restaurant at Ontario
I just a week before her death and
removed to a rooming house where
her condition was thought not sen
I eus until a shoit time beiore
death when she w as removed
her home and it was learned by a
physician that her illness was scar
let fever, and while everything was
dene that loving hands and physl
cian's skill could do, death came
Wednesday, November 6. She leaves
to mourn her death, a father and
to relieve hïr at 10:30 a
! r.otl.'r, Mr. and Mrs. John
a'ers, five sisters,
E'ia, Anna and Marie, all cf whom
ate a <4 heme, and one brother, Gao
who is in the service in France.
t Funeral services wpre held from
W. od and Spaulding s undertaking
Barlor Thursday afterncon at 2
C( lock conducted by the paster of
t'.r German Lutheran church with
only the immediate family present
os account cf the prevailing
Ctmic - Interment was
The time has been extended to
November 20th inestesd of November
15th for mailifig Christmas packages
Bring ycur ppck'g-s any
afternoon from now until mailing
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MRS. I. R. WOODWARD.
oeived the sad intelligence of the
death of thvir eilest son. Grant \v
Alden. Influenza being the cause of
his death. Grant was bora, in Ida,
Cc. Minnesota. July 29.
1SS0 and died Nov 9 1918 at
Luverne, Minn, at the age of 3S
years, 3 months and 10 days. He was
marred Jan. 6. 1912. He leaves a
and two little girls ages 5
and 6 years old. besides his aged
parents, one sister Alice, and one
brother. E. Henry Alder, Jr., and
other relatives and friends m Pay-!
ot tv. Grant moved with his parents
to Idahc in 19C0 »here he remained
two years, then went back
o\tf houu- at Alexandria,
ents end was exre ted home this fall,
U-nicm Telegraph and Telephone Co.
for 15 years.
ing stove. Good
Mr. and Mrs. Willard Alden
Since then he has visited his par
He was employed by the Western
FOR SALE: One Retort Oak Heat-|
as new. Call 250-j. I
PumpHnc. both for.
stock and cooking, at 3-lc. per lb—
A. £ Ai bee.
Personal and Local Mention
J. O. Bowker shipped two cars
hogs to the Portland market Friday,
and wMl send another car tomorrow.
F. E. Seeley went to Seattle Sun
day evening on business for the Box
0 Spray Co., and expects to be gone
Little. Lestie Sewell who has been
^ very ill toj several days is now much
improved and able to play about the
quarter-sawed oak dining table, also,
» couple cheap sewing machines.
and a good easy rocker, at the
Fi *it Shop.
Luelia Taylor returniid laat
from SaK Laia wher ® she has be-n
attending school. She expects to re
a turn in a short time to finish her
6041001 work -
Dr. j. c. Woodward was called to
several cases ot Spanish influenza,
and cn Monday was called to Coun
eU to administer to a family
were all very bad with the
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Beo Ballenger, salesman for the
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Payette Valiev Kex Spray Co. is
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in Emmett this week calling on
riba fruit growers at that section
and taking their orders for spray'
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material and other equipment for
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uandling their fruit crop.
The party who lest a fresh snou.
der of pork perhaps -bin!.-« some
one stole it, which is true, but
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dont lay it to your ne®hbor; just
-!gne the dog credit with the too.
Have for sale at a bargain, a fine
evening to attend
A Xl-pound son was bora to Mr.
and Mrs. Geo. Sulims of Payette
Oregon Slop", at the home of
Nurs*- Shafer on Nov. 12th.
I - MM
is sure a husky boy. and has made
his advent into this world with a
l'iie Editor found it in his
yard, or what was left of it
.hare no dS8x
The local Draft Board haa
cerveu word from tiw» war depart
ment to amcontinhe inducting men
ior service, but to continue classity
examining un.il furtner no
tice. Men who were enroute to
training camps were returned
j lile * r homes.
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We ar* pleased to announce that
Mrs. J. F. Orr, who * at the On
-ar.o Hospital where she underwent
an operation for appei.dk*_s last
Thursday, is now improving. Fen a
time her case appeared to be very
critical, but her present condition
warrants the announcement that she
wi ll soon be fully recovered.
Grace Bowman, who recently came
from Crane. Oregon, where she has
been rendering valuable ser.ice in.
caring for the skk after the clœ
ing of the schools, has received her,
transportation and will leave to
day for New Y'crk City and from
ther* will go to France where she
will act as reconst ruction nurse,
Mr. and Mrs. T. O. Mead arrived
in Payette a few days ago from
La Grande where they are emp-oyed
as operators of a picture show
which closed on account of influenza.
After remaining in quarantine four
days at the Elair home they
ceived a telegram to return to La
Grand«» as the quarantine had been
lifted and the show allowed to run.
;This would indicat" the epidemic had
been stamped out at that place.
creaî ed for the purpose of buying
" hist Watches and a «total of 17
wstebe® were presented to one
contingent, it was found impossible
10 beep up this practice on account
of 60 many cf the boys being called,
so it was discontinued. There re
"aiued in the fund a total of $16 2
*«** I. as custodian, hare
° , ® r to the United War Work Fun-J,
wh «re we fully believe It will be
used 1« the advantage of all
who extended h^lp and
for tbfc beautiful
To .YU Concerned:
On the departure cf some of our
boys for the Front a fund was
C.YRD OF THANKS.
We wish to express our apprecia
tion to the
many kind friends and
and the I Rebecfcah's
uring the illness and death of ou
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Cartwright
FOR SALE: Severs) pieces of
household furniture. Chae.
Case Friday afternoon an auto
mobile head-on collision o-cur d in
front of Mrs. Both. Moss s place in
— part of town. Mr. Mo
Ende, Agent for the feinger Sewing
Machine, was returning to Payette
from the Willow Creek country an/t
when at the Moss corner coming
the east, had just made
turn, swinging to the right,
Martin Talbot, driving a Ford
several occupants with him, going
""*» « the highway, became con
fused He dashed into the McBride
most completely demolishing the
Ford, and caused considerable dsm
cap at a high rate cf speed. al
ake to the Saxon driven, by McBride,
With the excepticc of a few scrat
ches cn a six-year-old child no one
Mr. and Mrs. Ficke have
anxiously waiting for four months,
to learn to what extent their son
Arthur, who was wounded cn Jujy
15th at the beginning of the end
of the World War was injured.
On Saturday of last week
received word from the War Depart
ment and kowmg by the many
daily inquiries that Fay e tte peopla
are ciao anxious to hs^ax gave us
'the letter for publication :
The Adjutant General s Office,
Washington, Not. 4, 1918
Mr. Herman D. Ficke.
Private Arthur B. Ficke,
Gun CompaDJ Jgl £
prsvicQsiv ref0ned WO unde
^ i8 repQrXtd ^er da e
September 3, 1918,
from Base Hospital No. 26, to Base
Hospital Ne. S, A. E. F., for treat
ment of seven, gun shot
^ ^ eye
You wai be promptly advised
:aay 1 ^,. repcrt ttal i
A_ A, F"arker,
E. W. Equals, Chairman of §tbe
Non-War Construction Committee
for Payette County received word
from the State Committee that:
''No permit required for farm
buildings or irrigation or drainage
works regardless of cost or for city
buildings not exceeding ten thou
sand or school houses or churches
not (exceeding twenty-live thoue.
and, but city buildings between
ten and twenty-five thousand
mu#', be approved by state.council
and in excess of that procedure
FOR SALK: A few loads of
dust.— F. S. Hurd.
FOR SALE. Remington Typewrit
er, nearly ne»'. Inquire at this of
President W.lson issues statement
through press and director J.o'.t call
ing upon Air-eruar. people to Bup
port unreservedly l ni ted War Work
Campaign. Give this wide publicity.
Be sure every possible sulxwr btr is
seen. Entire state on tiptoes Let
us all break loose at nine Monday
morning. Be sure and report daily
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