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I ORGANIZED BALL Disputes Will Be Adjusted Hereafter by Baseball Commission. DATE FOR DRAFTING Cannot Take Players Out of Any Minor Leagues Until End of Season. New York, Feb. 9.—A new national agreement for the government of or ganized baseball recently promulgated to all leagues and clubs has become operative throughout the country. It haa been signed by Presidents Tener and Johnson of the major leagues as party of the first part, and President H. Sexton of the National Associa tion of Minor leagues, party of the second part. The work of revising the former agreement was chiefly done by Chairman Herrmann of the National commission. Legislative faults and abuses of rules which have been cov ered during the last IS years are sought to 1st remedied in this revision. Disputes Before Commission. Hereafter all disputes between major and minor league clubs will be adjusted by the commission, the minor league president and the secretary of the Na tional' association. Formerly the Na tional commission was sole arbitrator. The period for drafting players from minor leagues will be from September 20 to 2S, five days later than formerly, and cancellation of any draft must tie made within 24 hours. Clubs cannot have more than eight players out on option at any time, including those sent out for a second time. A player pur chased from a class AA league may remain with the minor league until the close of the season, instead of report ing Immediately. Included in the agreement are sev eral concessions made to the players' organization in 1914 by the baseball powers summarized as follows: Ten days' notice in writing must be given to a major league player, and five days* notice to a class AA or class A player when unconditionally released. Written notice of condtions of Irans fer must be fnrnished to any player Released to another club. Pig All Fines. A player shall be declared a free agent In case all conditions of a play er's contract, as agreed to by the par ties, are not written Into the contract and the offending club or its manager shall be fined in amounts ranging from *100 to *(>00. Traveling expenses, including sleep ers and meals en route must be paid major league players from their homes to training camps. A player who has been in the major league for ten years cannot be released to a minor league, except he Ir willing to make such transfer and all other major league clubs have waived on his services. Two new sections of the agreement cover the provisions restricting the sending of a player to a lower league Yiefore he has been offered to class AA and class A leagues, thus keep ing him in the highest classification his skill may warrant. MORE PRISON CAMP PLOTS. •Salt Lake City, Feb. 9.—What is be lieved lo have been a carefully laid plot to bring about a wholesale delivery of dangerous enemy aliens from the third war prison camp at Fort Douglas, was frustrated late today by the prison of ficials, when they discovered the fourth of a series of tunnels through which the prisoners have been striving to dig their way to freedom. BIG STEEL SHIP LAUNCHEO. A Pacific Port, Feb. 9.—An S,800-ton steel ship was launched here today. She was the seventh vessel to be put into the water within a few months by the shipbuilding company from vhose ways she had launched, each of the others having been of similar size and style. URIC «CIO IN MEUT > CL06S THE KIDNEYS Taka a Glass sf Salts if your Back Hurts or Bladder Bothers. If you must have your meat every day, eat It, but flush your kidneys with salts occasionally, says a noted authority who tells us that meat forma uric acid which almost paralyzes the kidneys in their efforts to expel ft from the blood. They become slug gish and weaken, then you suffer with a dull misery in the kidney region, sharp pains In the back or sick head ache, dizziness, your stomach sours, tongue is coated and when the weather is bad you have rheumatic twinges. The urine gets cloudy, full of sedi ment, the channels often get sore and irritated, obliging you to seek relief two or three times during the nlghL To neutralise these irritating acids, to cleanse the kdneys and flush off the body's urinous waste get four ounces of Jad Salts from any phar macy here; take a tablespoonful In a glass of water before breakfast for a few days and your kidneys will then act fine, . This famous salts la made from the acid of grapes and lemon juice, combined with lithia, and has been used for generations to flush and stimulate sluggish kidneys, also to neutralize the adds in urine, so It no longer Irritates, thus ending blad der weakness. Jad Salta Is Inexpensive, cannot In jure, and makes a delightful efferves cent lithla-water drink. Missoula Drug Big Sporting Heads to Meet During This Week New York. Feb. 9.—Several meetings which will have a direct and Important bearing on baseball and tennis during the coming season, will be held in this city next week—the International league club owners meeting on Mon day, the National league magnates on Tuesday and Wednesday, those of the American league on Thursday, while on Friday will be held the annual meeting of the Nutlonul Lawn Tennis association. Of the four conferences the gather ing of the International league holds the greatest uncertainty. Questions to be decided involve the continuation or abandonment of the league for the period of the war; the selection of a successor to President Harrow, in case it Is resolved to operate the league this year, and the curtailment or readjustment of the circuit under the conditions. Dakotan Decorated for Bravery in the War Howard, S. D.—Gladys Gary, who is mgking her home temporarily with her mother and brother on a ranch some miles from Howard, is In receipt of a letter from her husband. Major Frank lin Jude Gary, who Is a member of a Canadian regiment fighting at the front. In which he states that he was among those recently decorated for bravery. Prize Steers Bring 15 Cents Per Pound Denver. Colo.—The grand champion carload of Hereford yearling steers ut the Denver stock show was sold to Alex McGregor of Washington, Kan . for If, cents a pound, said to be a world's record price for feeding cattle. The animals were bred by Russell Brothers of La Jara, Colo., and brought *2,321.15. The previous record Is said to have been 14 Vi cents a pound. 2,000 Children Donate 2,000 Pennies to Charity Cincinnati. Ohio—More than 2.000 penny a week contributors among chil dren in parochial schools were reported at a meeting of the Catholic Charities league In Holy Trinity hall. An at tempt is to be made to raise this to 10,000 contributors. Chinese Cut Off Food for Russia at Harbin Harbin. Manchuria.—-The Chines'' officials hero have cut off all exports of goods to RuHsia, thus accentuating the food shortage in that country. ENEMY BANKS IN TROUBLE. London, Feb. 9.—It is impossible to liquidate the affairs of the London branches of enemy hanks during the war. says Sir William Plonder, if this includes collection of all other than en emy assets and repayment of advances made by the Hank of England. This In debtedness amounted, Sir William re ported, to £4,104.108: cash payments of £1,073,272 having been made during the last year. BILLINGS MUST FIGHT. Topeka, Kas.. Feb. 9.—The appeal for deferred classification of Joseph (Josh) Hillings, catcher for the Cleve land American league baseball club, was denied by the first district appeal board here today, and the player was placed In class one A of the selective draft. Notice of Clot* of Reoistration. Notice is hereby given that the reg istration books for the registration of qualified electors residing Ip the city of Missoula, town of Ronan and all School Districts of the first class, with in the County of Missoula, for the Mis soula city primary nominating election, the Missoula city election, the Ronan town election and county school district elections, said elections to be held on the following dates, to-wlt: Missoula 611 y primary election, March 18, 1*18. Missoula city election, April 1st, 1918, Ronan town election, April 1st, 1918. Missoula county school district elec tions. April Sth, 1918. Will be closed on the following dates: Missoula city primary election, Feb ruary 16th, 1918, at 6 o'clock p. m. Missoula city election, March 1st, 1911, at 6 o'clock p. m. Ronan town election, March 1st, 1911, 6 o'clock p. m. Missoula county school district elec tions, March 6th, 191*. at S o'clock p. Electors for such elections may reg ister by appearing befote the county clerk or by appearing before a deputy registrar in the manner provided by law. W. J. BA BI NOTON, County Clerk and Recorder in and for the County of Missoula. State of Montana. Dated this Rth dty of January, 1*1*. l-l* to *-• tan. Notice of Probate sf Will. In the District Court of the Fourth Judicial District of the State of Mon tana, in and for the County of Mis soula. In the matter of the estate of Albert Butzerin, deceased. Pursuant to an order of said court, made on the 6th day of February, lJls, notice ia hereby given that Monday, the 18th day of February, 1911. at 19 o'clock a. m., of said day, at the court room of said court, at the court house the county of Missoula, has been appointed as the time and place for proving the will of Albert Butserin. de ceased, and for hearing the application Margaret Butzerin for the issuance her of letters testamentary when and where any person interested may appear and contest the same. Dated February 5th. 111*. H. M. RAWN. Clerk. Madeeu A Cameron, attorneys tài petitioner. 2-« w 1» lac, I DEMUR f MISES DRIVE SAMMEES British Ambassador Offers High Tribute to Troops Lost in Disaster. ! ARRIVES IN AMERICA Says United States Shows That Country Is Ready for Its Part. An Atlantic 1'ort, Fçb. 9.—A tribute to the American soldiers lost in the sinking of the troop transport Tus cania, "Gallant men who have made tlie supremo sacrifice for their coun try's sake," was paid by Earl Reading, former lord etiief justice of England, who arrived here today. As high com missioner and ambassador extraordi nary and plenipotentiary on special mis sion to the t'nited States, he will as sume the duties of Sir Cecil Spring Rice, British ambassador at Washing ton, who has been recalled. Earl Reading, who was accompanied by the Countess of Reading and a suite of military and naval aides, to night remained aboard the British steamship on which he made the voy age. Tomorrow, wilt* his official party, he Draper Says It's Good READ What S. H. Draper, Master Mechanic oi the Northern Paciiic, says abonl Wyoming Oil. Mr. Draper Says: I went down into the Wyoming oil lands. I saw TWENTY MIL LION DOLLARS in oil shooting out of the ground. I am no gambler. I believe that now is the time for the people of Montana and Wyoming to reap the largest profits in oil from small invest ments. We should develop our natural resources and aid the gov ernment in every way possible to carry on the war. Oil is one of the most necessary factors in war. The efficiency of the auto truck which, means quick transportation, makes possible the way to victory. Oil is the motive power of army transportation. OIL WE MUST HAVE. The supply scarcely equals the de mand. Wyoming has worlds of oil. We're going down into the oil sands. We expect to add our share to the fifty million dollars worth of oil produced in Wyoming oil fields last year. The profit in oil is enormous. Prices for oil and gas arc highest on record. Now is the time to get in. A small investment today may net yon a fortune. Mother Earth simply needs developing. We have every confidence in otir proposition. We're going ahead. I hose who invest in small amounts of oil stock now may soon he wealthy. OIL IS POWER The greatest forces in the world arc behind the production of oil. mighty billions that move our great commercial enterprises. Oil has made the Oil Is the Power That Turns the Wheels of Commerce Oil in plenty is in Wyoming. Many operators have flowing wells. In the Greybull district, where the Quadrangle property is located, there is a large Standard Oil refinery absorbing and marketing the oil production of that district. The Quadrangle Oil company controls about 138 acres of land in the proven oil field near the towns of Greybull and Basin, Bighorn county, Wyoming, close to a large refinery and producing oil wells. I he Quadrangle Oil company is backed by well known Missoula business men, whose integrity is without question. Our prospectus will tell you who they are and their purpose. Send for booklet of information. The Quadrangle Oil company is incorporated un der the laws of the State of Montana with a capitali zation of $500,000, par value ten cents (!0c) per share, fully paid and non-assessablc. BE A PRODUCER The fellows that dig deep are the on*» who strike it rich. Look into our proposition. We've backed it with our faith, our energy and our capital. We believe it's a winner. We're out to win and it's a good chance for you to win, too. QUADRANGLE OIL COMPANY 224 North Higgins Avenue will go to Washington. As special envoy of tlu> British cabinet, Marl Reading, then a viscount, visited the Cnltod States in September, 1917. I'pon his return lo England, tie was elevated to an earldom. In September. 1915, lie made his first time visit to this country as head of the Anglo-French mission. Assurances that the British people are prepared lo endure whatever suf fering. privation or sacrifice may be necessary "to obtain the only possible conclusion of this war" were given by Karl Reading In a statement issued upon his arrival. Praises Americans. "That the American people are equally prepared to make every effort to bring about tills result Is the surest guarantee that tlie cause is just and the aim Is righteous." the statement concluded. Among those In Earl Reading's party are Major General Earnest Dunlop Swinton, assistant secretary to the British war cabinet; James Bennett Driinyato. member of the council of India; Charles Hubert Montgomery, private secretary to the under secre tary of state for foreign affairs; Sir Grlmwood Mears. who Investigated alleged German atrocities and wrote e reply to the German white hook which had eulogized the conduct of tlie German troops In Belgium: and Major Charles Kennedy Cranford Sliinrt, who has lieen accord«! many honors in England for Ills military services and has been recently on special duty in Sudan. I Culling names and making faces an the small hoy's reliance in argument — also the small editor's. Nashville Banner. CAMP LEWIS HIT BY CENSOR ORDER News of Routine Work Will Not Be Permitted From Headquarters. I SICKNESS STILL BAD No Deaths Occur but Many Cases of Illness Now Existing There. Tacoma. Wash., Feb. 9. I nder' di rect orders from the war department the censorship at Camp Lewis is being tightened. News of a routine nature hitherto permitted to he published lias been suppressed The latest form of censorship appeared today when Major Engine R. West, In charge or the di vision advocate, announced that .war department orders effective February 1. made It Impossible for him to give out informa tlon concerning court mar tin I eases Involving offleera. dishon orable discharge from the army, ifc life and death sentences. Such i$sc\ Major West said, would he forwarded to the judge advocate general's office at Washington, D. C„ lor review and then returned to the source of origin. Major West further stated tl'iut in the future a Judge advocate's office will be established In France and in eaelt uiiliUiy department In the t'nited States. Then alt eases at Camp t^wis will lie referred first to tlie headquarters of the western de partment. Tlie increase iu the number of eases of mumps ts noted in the report of contagious diseases among the 31,250 men at Camp 1 swis for the week end ing midnight. February 9. No deaths occurred. Following is a list of con tagious diseases; Measles, 34; Gor man measles. 9: cercbro-splnal menin gitis. 2; lobar pneumonia. 4; lirone pneutfionia. |. scarlet fever. 35; mumps, 221! : diphtheria, 9. EDUCATOR BECOMES AVIATOR. Spokane. Fell. 9 K S. Ilutton, for several years head of the mechanical and electrical engineering departments at the I'liiversltv of Idaho, and con sulting engineer of the Idaho state pub lic utilities commission, today enlisted in the r. S. A. as a. private in tho aviation corps« GERMANS SEIZE BOATS. * Havre, Feb. 9.More than 2,000 boats of all descriptions have been seized by the Germans in occupied Bel gium. Information just reaching tho Belgian authorities here shows that many of these boats have been used for the thansport of war material dur ing the heavy Flanders fighting. The worm will turn, the milk will turn. The leaves upon the tree; And everything on earth I learn, Has got a turn but me. • Columbia <S. C.) Slate. I TOUR SICIM IS COKSTFRTEO! If Cross, Feverish « Bilious Give "California Syrup • of Figs." No nfalter what alls your child. > gentle, thorough laxative should always be the first treatment given. If "your little one Is ou t-of-sorts. lialO-sick, ,f| n't testing, eating and act ing naturally—look. Mother! see If t'Pngue Is coated. This Is a sure sign tjiat it's little stomach, liver and bow» Ms are clogged with waste. When cross, irritable, feverish, stomach soar, breath had or has stomach-ache, diar rhoea, sore throat, full of cold, give a teaspoonfnl of "California Syrup of Figs." and In a few hours all the con stipated poison, undigested food and sour bile gently moves out of Ita lit tle bowels without griping, and you have a well, playful child again. Mothers ran rest easy after giving tills harmless "fruit laxative," be cause tt never falls to cleanse the lit tle one's liver and bowels and sweeten the stomach and they dearly love Its pleasant taste. Full directions for babies, children of all ages end for grown-ups printed on each bottl«. Beware of counterfeit fig syrups. Ask your druggist for ä bottle of "California Syrup of Figs;" then see thnt It Is made by the "California Fig Syrup •'Yrnipany."— Adv.