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Idaho 0 T ers the Best Bargains in Irrigated Lands for Homes, of any Slate in the West.
Invite your friends -■ JâL .a, É l A SUBSCRIPTION PRICE TWO DOLLARS PER YEAR. RICHFIELD, LINCOLN COUNTY, IDAHO, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29, 1916 VOL. 8 NO. 50 w A tri RICH £jh Ji M t ; » LA T ) 1 ? f Coal Shortag to Go tc Pigs a j]( 1' ,u I Bed wit 1 nd Chick issued last imraedi running Under orders and placed in effect electric light plai t further shortened schedule. on a stil h The morning run ha- been do con tin ued and the night service shut ten o'clock, except on New Ye: New Years night and each Saturday night when it will be run until mid if at eve. night. Under this schedule the plant can I operated on much less ucl until tl management considers essential unti a supply o the community re ;iv coal sufficient to guarantee again; t ac tual suffering. As soon as a supplv is i oceivt d nv the community's needs semi to be sa. « ly provided for the original will be resumed. :hedul Gift A True Heart 'Rarnblin, "To the host pals ai Kid' can have—a true woman, a gam little horse." This delightful thought gra; as tl a littl preface page of Ii ; h leather cover booklet containing ti arl Waylan 5 presentin; choicest selection;; of Bowman, a little gift to his intimate friend;,? this Ohristma The Recorder is one he happy rt or cipients. Bowman it long ngo hope that his rhymes ni ally cause some "down and oi low to teke on courage anew and h; hi oceasioi " tv .v ly fight the battle. And such is t; success of his efforts, writes is sterling, is the dis pessimism, blues and had dig Everything h idler 0 ;ion. ADD TO CITY'S APPEARANCE Concrete Signposts in Use at Lincoln, Neb., Are Ornamental as Well as Useful. *> Heavy reiuforced-eonerete signpost* capable of withstanding the attack* of small boys in thickly populat ed neighborhoods, have been signed to carry the street names at intersections of thoroughfares in Lincoln, Each is sided and near the top pieces a square concrete cap which bears the street in let ters cut a half inch deep in its faces. The post Is about seven feet in height and costs approximately $3. In addition to being of substantial construction It has the ai led virtue of sightliness. On the other hand, it Is of a typ« which is difficult to read at night un less 'exceptionally well illuminated.— Popular Mechanics Magazine. de Neb. four EMPTY LOTS MADE TO BLOOM Denver's School Garden Crusade Is In tended to Turn Them Aii Into Patches of Beauty. Denver is carrying on a school gar den crusade that 1? expected to mnko a beauty spot of every empty lot in that city. Already the results are said to be remarkable. Houston has thou sands of vacant lots—more of them' probably than any other city of our size in the country—and they are not things of beauty. Few of them are at all presentable, tut they are ever pres ent. Some there are that are examples of the loveliness that any vacant space may he made tc show, but these are few. Y ( < t It Is easier to make a lot beautiful here than anywhere else in the country. There Is no excuse for a single ugly spot In any city. BEST KIND OF CGA/IBlNATiON \ White Lilies With Background of Blue Delphiniums Wiil Make Any Garden Beautiful. Put It down in your garden note book that in another year you will have rows of white lilies with a background j of blue delphiniums. If you have once! seen that combination you will not! rest content until you have It In your | own garden. In a place near Tuxedo, | N. Y„ there have been this year four! rows of lilies with the delphinium \ background across Iho entire end of a j large garden. Its beauty was equaled I only by the fragrance. Hoa iS PROFITABLE ANIMAL Disadvantages of Low Market Prices May Be Overcome by Timely Breeding and Care. The hog should he a profitable ani mal. He requires less labor, less equip ment, less capital» makes greater gains on 100 pounds of concentrates, repro duces himself faster and in greater numbers, and returns the money faster than any other farm animal. The fact, remains, however, that prices paid for hogs during x-eceut months have been low and discouraging. In spite ol these prices the animal that posse»»«* the above advantages can stUl lift mortgages for his owner if the latter mmi m 0k Berkshire Boar. will study and apply some of the fun damental principles underlying the business. On the average farm tirera should be radical improvement Ur Breeding and the care of details during farrow ing, weaning, etc. There are many complaints throughout the country either of small litters or else a great arc; alfty iu pigs. By keeping Um* pro duction records of sows and selecting from those that produce and raise large average litters a breeder can raise to Us most efficient point Ur« size of his litters. This probably run» be tween seven and eight to «be Utter. The hog rulser can prevent losses, other than those caused by disease, by providing proper shelter for the »ow at farrowing time. The raiser should always cultivate the confidence of bi* animais by quiet and humane han dling; this care uud attention in times of necessity will pay big returns. SHEEP KILLED BY MAGGOTS Parasites Develop in Clotted Filtti in Wool and W. Well Over the Hind Quarters. Much injury from maggot» on steep is reported this season. La ordinary years these maggots hotter only Oka lambs, especially following docking and castration, when sores are ex posed. The maggots develop ln Lh« clotted filth In the wool and work well over the hind quarters If not checked. If undisturbed they become »o bad that serious Injury and death fre quently result. Under favorable ceu ditlons the maggots develop kr 24 hours. Each sheep should bo carefully ex amined, and enough lysol or som« other dip of practically full strength at the first application should be poured on the maggots. Apply a* many times as is necessary to be ef fective. Then examine frequently, and when the maggots are «Ü killed apply a healing salve so that the »kl« will keep soft and the wool will grew again. MARKING SYSitM FOR LAMBS Simple Plan Outlined in Illustration Given Herewith—Notches In Ear* Indicate Numbers. This marking system Is simple. If you want to mark a lamb as N*. J, make notch in ear where "8" hi In dicated. The number» u«« b» oem I» J* V >1 9 * fo / -23» 'K %eo Ù.» Simple Marking System. bined, as for instance in marking No. t where "5" and "4" are marked on the left ear, as shown in the diagram. Sup posing the lamb is No. 22, then the right ear is notched at "20" ««d left eau e.t "2." PROPER CARE OF BROOD SOW Start Feeding Little Grain Ab»«t Month Before Breeding Time— Give Oats and Alfalfa. pasture since their pig* war* watmed may be started on a Uttl* grain. readily clean up will put them la feed condition for breeding, . Larger and more vlgoroua Utter* win be obtained If the »ow 1* la a vigor obs condition when bred. be gaining In flesh at the Mme, tgt, but Joat starting to get rat About a month before breeding Orne brood sows that have been Uvlng on Oats and finely cut alfalfa fed twle* a day in amount* which the sow wlU She should PROCEEDINGS OF THE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OCTOBER 1916 SESSION'. Fourth day of Session, Shoshone, Idaho, November 17, 1910. The Board of County Commission ers met this day pursuant to a re cess taken with the following mem bers present: Chairman, W. A. Heiss and George R. Schwaner, Commissioners, and J. W. Lundin, Clerk. In the matter of bids for Strychnine called for by this Board, the same coming on for consideration at this time, it was found that the North Side Pharmacy of Jerome submitted the best bid, and It Is hereby ordered that 30# ounces be purchased at a price of $1.1# per ounce. In the matter of the $50.00 appro priation for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Lincoln County, it is hereby order ed that said amount be appropriated and that the Auditor issue a Current Expanse Warrant in payment of the same. In the matter of the affidavit and letter concerning the property of Phe na Sldwoll, relative to a Widow's Ex emption for the years of 1912, 1913, 1914 and 1915, the Board finds that the deed in which her property was deeded to her was not placed on rec ord until January 31, 1914, and In the year 1915 a Widow's exemption was allowed on the same. Therefore nj exemption was allowed on the same. The Board had under consideration the payment of election officers for services rendered at the General elec tion held on November 7th, 1916, and the Auditor is hereby ordered to is sue Warrants in the amounts and to the persons hereinafter named as fel lows:— Robt. J. McMahon. Office of Election Precinct Arn't S. E. Todd, Judge Sho,shdae SS'.OO Thomas Fay, Judge Shoshone ... 8.00 Frank F. Crandall, Judge Sho shone A. W. Hansen, Judge Shoshone 8.00 Wm, R. Gwin, Judge Shoshone 8.00 J. A. Keefer, Judge Shoshone. 8.00 Alice Swope, iClerk Shoshone .$ 8.00 W. O. Filer, Clerk Shoshone. J. P. Lane, Clerk Shoshone. Inez Wheeler, Clerk Shoshone VC0 M. L. Kidweli^ Censtable Sho shone A. B. Barclay. Judge Jerome. .. 8.«0 Jay E. Brewer, Judge Jerome... 8.00 John Tillman, Judge Jerome Claimant 8.00 8.00 8.00 6.00 8.00 L. O. Newman, Judge Jerome.8.00 S. O. L'Herrison, Judge Jerome 8.00 G. B. Hawbecker, Judge Jerome 8.00 A. B. Gould, Clerk Jerome R. H. Burroughs, Clerk Jerome . 8.00 Lelah E. Coats, Clerk Jerome . . 8.00 Mario E. Burroughs, Clerk Je as its President, one as Vlce-Presi tome 8.00 8.00 William D. Baker, Constable Je ..j. 8.00 South rome ... A. C. Alexander, Jerome . F. K. Eichelberger, Judge South Jerom* .. Judge 8.Ö0 8.00 B. B. White, Judge South Je rome .-... T. I .Roberson, Judge South Je rome ... L. I. Ashenfelter, Judge South Jerome . Geo. T. Bloom, Judge South Je rome .. Pearl McKlnzie, Clerk South Je rome . Grace McKinzie, Clerk South Je rome . S. I. Roberson, Clerk South Je rome .-... A. S. Lcmay, Clerk South Je rome . t:. . J. P. Rldgway, Constable South Jerome . R. O. Clark, Judge Richfield. M. A. Denecke, Judge Richfield 8.00 Lloyd Layne, Judge Richfield Burton W. Reeves, Judge Rich field .*.-. S. F. Hartman, Judge Richfield 8.00 R. W. Prldmore, Judge Rich field S.0Ü s oo 8.00 8.00 8.00 8,00 8.00 8.00 6.00 8.00 8,00 8.00 8.00 S.00 H. M. Good, Clerk Richfield David Engle, Clerk Richfield A. Q. Draper, Clerk Richfield.... 8.00 E. E. Crabtree, Clerk Richfield. .. 8.00 M. Green, Constable Richfield. .. 6.00 J. W. Bate, Judge Dietrich S. S. King, Judge Dietrich Geo. D. Barters, Judge Dietrich 8.00 Nelson A. Pierce, Judge Dietrich 8.00 8.oo ; 8.00 8.00 8.00 R. J. Hill, Judge Dietrich. N. W. Sine, Judge Dietrich Mary P. Wells, Clerk Dietrich.... 8.00 Lillian Patterson, Clerk Dietrich 8.00 Bertha Patterson, Clerk Dietrich 8.00 Wm, Bldgar Hltl, Judge Grand View /...* O. S. Howell, Judge Grand View 6.00 L. Ij. Templeton, Judge Grand 8.00 6.00 6.00 View U—.... Jno, E. Brewer, Judge Grand View . 6.00 Clark. e HE RECORDER Wishes Its Many Readers a Most Prosperous and Happy New Year. . T a# / .. , Celcla C. White, Judge Grand View ... .. j Mrs. Marguerite Hills, Clerk Grand View . Augusta C. Nelson, Clerk Grand View .. Eva Bridgman, Clerk Grand View 6.00 Lenore Howell Clerk Grand View 6.00 G. R. Finch, Constable Grand View .. S. R. McClellan, Judge Falls City 6.00 Geo. H. Lawshe, Judge Falls City 6.00 H. P. Ricketts, Judge Falls City 6.00 W. E. McClellan, Clerk Falls City 6.00 A. L. Dewhurst. Clerk Sails City 6.00 R. M. Ricketts, Constable Sails . 6.00 . 6.00 6,00 4.56 City . N. T. Adams, Judge Canyon Side 6.00 Geo. Epperson, Judge Canyon Side . 4.50 . 6.09 Daniel D. Holland, Judge Canyon JSldo .. Guy Pharris, Clerk Canyon Side 6.00 Anna L. Adams, Clerk Canyon Side . . . D. S. Mitchell, Judge North Sho shone A. L. Butler, Judge North Sho shone . V/. J. Peck, Judge North Sho shone Fred R. Scott, Clerk North Sho shone . J. It. Serpa, Clerk North Sho shone ...... 6.00 6.00 ... 6 . 0 « ... 6.00 ... 6.00 6 . 0 « 6.00 Fred Hinge, Judge Kimama. 6.0o R. P. Borden, Judge Klrnama. 6.00 R. M. Cash, Judge Klrnama. William Goes Clerk Kimama. 6,00 Walter Fortune, Clerk Kimama ... 6.00 A. M. Gomes, Judge Haddock.... 6.00 J. W. Hunter, Judge Haddock ... 6.00 W. H. Winter, Judge Haddock. .. 6.00 Geo. P. Glover, Clerk Haddock.. 6.00 Mary B. Winter, Clerk Haddock 6.00 C. A. Scott, Constable Haddock 4.50 H. M. Coffman, Judge Bvrrns. 6.00 R. H. Shamer, Judge Burns. Scott Gildea, Judge Burns. Burmah H. Coffman, Clerk Burns 6.00 D; F. Drummond. Clerk Burns. 6.00 ... 6.00 6.00 6.00 W. F. Blfring, Constable Burns.. 4.50 Louis J. Johnson, Judge Marley 6.00 Walter Stevens, Judge Marley. .. 6.0( Eugene Maxwell, Judge Marley.... 6.00 L. C. Tabor, Clerk Marley. W. O. Johnson, Clerk Marley. 6.00 C. P. Johnson, Constable Marley 4.50 6.00 Tiro following claims against the Current Expense Fund were examined and allowed or disallowed and the Auditor is hereby instructed to issue warrants for the allowed portions follows: Claimant Nature of Claim Allowed $ 45.60 Fred Monson, Auto Hire. Knights of Pythias, Rent of Hall .. Bert Bowler, Auto Hire. C. F. Borden, Supplies. J. L. Fuller, Bailiff. B, W. Reeves, Election expense Dr. P. J. Scallon, Salary. Stella Cook, Expenses . Ed. Turner, Auto Hire. . 17.00 . 25.00 6.86 18.00 3.95 20.00 14.37 6.00 66.75 13.25 M. Silva, Auto Hire. McFall Hotel, Meals, etc. United Chemicals Co., Supplies 11.66 E, G, Gauss, Pauper Aid. Richfield Recorder, Printing and Supplies . Shoshone Journal, Printing and Supplies . J. W. Wheeler, Auto Hire. Chester S. Johnson, Auto Hire . Lincoln County Timo£, Forint and Supplies .,. Owen Youngkln, Registrations 2.25 C. P. Johnson, Constable—Prl 31.65 192.12 377.64 13.60 14.40 161.75 3.00 mary .-. The Caxton Printers, Supplies 1.00 Idaho Hdwe & Plumbing Co., Supplies Shoshone Hdwe. Co., Supplies 18.40 Walter H. Copp, Expenses. John Tillman, Election ex 27.00 27.42 9.90 pense The Arrow Press, Supplies. 1.86 The Arrow Press, Supplies. Statesman Printing Co., Sup plies . Syms-York Co., Supplier Disal lowed $15.00 ...f. Syms-York Co., Supplies Elloy M. Dill, Salary'—Proba tion Officer, fJisalJowed $ 120.00 ... The Arrow Press, Supplies.,. 7.37 Mat McFall, Auto Hire Village of Shoshone, Water.... 10.00 J. W. Lund In, Lights for Court House . M. S. T. & T. Co., Phones and Calls ... First State Bank, Richfield, Court Certificates . H. Lockey, Court Certificates.. 7.50 Robt. J. McMahon, Court Cer tificate . M. L. Kid well. Election Ex pense . 28.61 2.38 _. 174.20 ... 49.30 120.00 6.10 13.96 35 65 13.50 15.90 6.00 Whereupon the Board took a recess until December 4th, 1916. robt. j. McMahon, Chairman. Attest;—J. W. LUNDIN U. P. Grants Fall Pay Fotlowin g telegram from Judge R. S. Lovett to Mr. Calvin dated New York, December 21: "The Board of Directors of the Un ion Pacific at a special meeting today authorised the paym. nt of month» extra pay to all employes, without any discrimination, of Union Pacific Railroad Co., Oregon Short Dine Railroad Co., and Oregon-Wash ington Railroad & Navigation Co. win have been in the service since Janu ary 1, 1916, and whose compensation does not exceed $1800 per annum. This is not a Christmas present, but is an extra payment for services made because of the most exceptional con ditions which, while largely increas ing the earnings of the Company, have also increased the cost of liv iny to the point of hardship upon the lower paid employes of the Company." one TELEGRAM. ''New York, Dec. 21, 1916. "E. E. Calvin, Omaha. "The board of directors of the Un ion Pacific, at a special meeting held today, approved, effective January 1. 1917, a plan that has been long un der consideration whereby every em ploye of the Union Pacific Railroad Company, Oregon Short Line road Company, and, Oregon-Wash ington Railroad and Navigation Com pany, who has been, or shall be on year in the service, and whose com pensation does not exceed $4,000.00 per annum, regardless of age or con dition of health, and without any dis crimination, shah be expense of the company and free to Rail provided at the the employe, the following insurance so long as he remains in the service, subject to the definite regulations to | be Issued, viz: I hirst, life insurance to the amount I , , or one years full wages with a mm- | i ™ . I Iraum of $500.00 and a maximum oil, .. . ... . ... I $2,500.00, the benefits of this insur- i , , , , ance to include those retired after i i mi January 1, 191 t, upon pension. „ ,, . . Second, accident insurance cover ing total disability resulting from in juries in the performance of the em ployes occupation, consisting of half pay during disability with a minimum of $5.00 per week, and a maximum period of two years, and tor certain permanent injuries resulting from such occupational accidents, such as loss of leg or arm, the half pay in demnity to continue in any event for periods definitely fixed, the maximum Indemnity for any accident to be $2. 500.00. "Third, sickness Insurance coverlnr both illness of at least one weeks duration and also injuries resulting from accidents not occurring in the performance of the duties of the em. pioyes occupation, consisting of hall pay while the employe Is disabled and confined at home with a mini mum of $5.00 per week, and a maxi mum period of fifty-two weeks and with an additional Indemnity of halt wages for a. further period of 52 weeks if It appears that the employe has become totally and permanently disabled for life, subject to a maxi mum disbursement of $2,500.00 on ac count of any one illness or any one accident. All the foregoing Insur ance and benefits will bo payable In monthly Installments. "Tne life Insurance will be payable to beneficiaries designated by the employes. The plan contemplates an arrangement with a responsible in surance company to issue life and accident policies called for by thb plan, until and unless the railroad companies shall hereafter conclude tc issue certificates of Insurance them selves to their employes, giving full particulars with forms foi names, ages, beneficiaries, etc. wlli be Issued for the Information of all employes as soon as the necessary details can be worked out. but in the meantime, the insurance will become effective January 1, 1917, whether the Individual policies can be Issued by that date or not, and the life insur ance will be payable to legal repre sentatives, if death should occur be fore the bénéficia îles are designated by the employes. While the power to amend or annul entirely the Insur ance plan is necessarily reserved by the board of directory since it is o new departure, yet we are confldenl In the opinion that It will never b necessary to discontinue It. "The object which the. directors ex pect and hope to accomplish by thi insurance Is to afford employes of tin Union Pacific System the satlsfac tlon of knowing that, so long as the) are In the service, some flnancla provision, although small in some cases, has been madi for them and their families against Circulars comparative!) ■ ; ->.V SANTA VISITS RICHFIELD And F till Proves Himself to Be a Generous Hearted Little Being That Santa Claus had Richfield and the entire tract included on Lis itiner ary this year was evident last Friday evening when the city and tract pecu lation gathered at the city hall to «tait off the spirit of Christmas festive. The building was filled to its entire capacity and every person received a Christmas expression---» box of candy, a great Lig apple and a great big or ange. It goes without saying that all present were filled with good cheer. The exercises began at 8 o'clock, Rev. Crabtree delivering, the., invoca tion. A play entitled The Capture of Sants Claus and being a caste of char acters »elected from the fiist six grades of the local school was w'ell presented. As the synopsis has it, the good little boys and girls desires Santa's "sweet incarce) ation. " The toj' children agree to catch him, which they do, delivering him in a sock. Since the program was well rendered and Santa v. as there both in body and soul tiie occasion was a complete suc cess. Threw Away Potatoes "A recent week in Peoria, six car* of potatoes were unloaded Into the rlver . Thp produce syndicate of p*. oria bc ; os - e(1 the prices of potatoes by so do j n -g The loaded cars stood Mr the tracks for twenty-eight days,'' ...... -, pays the Railway Employes Journal, . . . , . , '■•arch, adds, and the roads needed , the cars so badly during the coal fam , me and car shortage' It we are to . . Judge by this part of the west, the , taurine and shortage still exist. Mr. S. F. Hartman, who for tb« past six years lias iidd a responsible position in the'office of the Idaho Irri gation Company, Ltd., left Wednss day evening for Boise. Mr. Hart»»« has accepted the position of chief clerk in the office of Secretary of State W. T. Dougherty. Mr. James Garrett from the office» of Oppenheim & Hodgin in Boise bas accepted the position left vacant by Mr. Hartman's resignation and Trill ar rive next Tuesday. the misfortune of death. Injury and Illness. It is a measure prompted by good will toward the employes and thdir families whose welfare Is borne constantly In mind, and whose co-op eration In establishing the success ol these properties is greatly appreciat ed." (Signed) R. S. LOVETT, Chairman Executive Committee." Advice to Women's Clubs (Quoted from Pictorial Review for January. 1917.) The editors of Pictorial Review be lieve in clubs for women as a med lum fo Individual uplift, recreation, change, and self-oppression. A worn, an ought to have an organization through which she can express her needs, alms and enthusiasms, just as men have such organizations, ought to have the right to mingle with her own kind abroad, far She re moved from the cramping duties of domestic life. It Is good for the small city woman to go to Chicago, Boston. New York. It Is better still for the city woman to meet her »la tere from the small towns. "But-" And this "but" stands for the com munlty, for the social body, for the claim of the Federated Clubs to per manent results in the betterment of the country, the nation, the human race. Radical club women jest about the small pioneer organization* whose members read papers on art, on Browning, on Ibsen. The new slogan Is civic, political, serial betterment. Instead of Walt Whitman, they »ay, let us discuss sanitation. For Dante, let us substitute children'» court* or child labor. It Is not the province of Ptctevtel Review to decide the relative valu* to the community of program« da voted to Prc-raffa*l!tc Art and thoM devoted to houBchold^reconomlq* and civics, but the editors do réalisa that Continued on peg* 4 ■< ; 4-H • m