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YANKEE'SMOKES' Charles W. Hardy Describes Life "Over There" With State Troops. WEATHER UNPLEASANT Soldiers Quartered Where Country Promises to Be Charming. I.ife in 111 «' training ramp« of Knnipc in interesting. I>ut not altogether en joyable. accord in« tu Charles \V. Hardy of Mimtunla. who In "mer there" with ihr l«lBt U. R. Infantry, lately the Second Montana. Since the Montana men landed In France the weaUNw ha« been unpleas ant, and life ]pIUh been made even more dreary by the fact that American to buc(A> Is Itol to be had for any price. Can't Tall Experience». The country where the American« are billeted Riven promise of haeiitv When winter i« over, Hardy write«, hot ■ow it I« not very charming. Hardy la unable to «ay much about hi« ex J'erlciiccs, the een«or«hlp reculât Ion« bel hr rigid. Before he entered the service Jlardy *'*» a compositor for The MI««onllan. He was «ent to t'amp l/cwis and then to Camp Mills, where the Montana regiment was iu training. Kxcerpt« front letter« to his wife, who live« at 1013 Hhcrwood sired, follow: Christmas on Transport. "My ChrluHnas was «pent aboard a transport At «ea, but It did not «nein at all llbh the holiday of former year«. I did hot realise I would mi»s the •now, the holly adn ml«tletoe, the Chrlr.tma« tree and all that they mean, >4 much." "Î am a« well a« usual, and aside from the cold 1 caught at Camp Mills. Which still hang« on. feel fine. I wasn't the least bit seasick, but II had been ho long slnor I was on deep water that I had thought I would come In for my share. Kxcept for bring cold and nasty a few days, the weather was excellent and the »ea. was not very rough at any time. We all felt pretty jubilant on account of huvlng made the Journey without any misfortune." Wsmsn in Mourning. "It hardly seems possible, un^) It I« hard to realize that I really am in this country, which has been torn by war for the past three years, hut the awful significance of the world catastrophe As borne home to one when they see the women In mourning upon the •trectH and the soldiers of the re public everj'.wTtSij»^-------.. "The customs of the people here seem odd In comparison to ours at home, and the wonder of It all Is how they have managed to fight a« long as they have. They don't seem to have the 'pep' the Americans have, and their methods and means of doing things are surely anlhpiutcd. One of the most amusing things lo me is the French railroads. "I haven't had one of my favorite •tailor-made' cigarettes for over a month, and where we are now we can not get American tobacco or cigar ettes. It is said that a canteen will he established soon to provide us with American tobacco. I'm hoping the report Is more than a rumor. I bought some French tobacco this morning, but. It's too strong for me." More Deaths Reported in Pershing's Forces Washington, F«*b. in. General 1'erslilng today reported Tin.runs Lind ley, private. Infantry. Minot. N. l>„ as slightly wounded In action i vhiuaiy S. Among deaths reported today by nou erai Pershing, Is that of Conk John Miller. Jr., field artillery, heart dis ease, Minneapolis. other deaths from natural causes among members of the ............... pedltlonar.v forces wer«' reported as follows: Corporal Waller T,. Nelson, pneu monta, Portland, «ne. Privât« «, Mechanic Alfr.'d Hag. a, pneumonia, l.ostino. Uro.; Hurrel puts, pneumonia, Callahan, <'al. Economics of County Woman's Club Subject "An Economic Survey of the Coun ty" will be the topic at the regular meeting of the Orchard Homes AVoman's Cluh Wednesday aft« moon at the bom« of Mrs. c 11. stain-lift. 1112 South Fourth street. West. Mrs. W. D. Graves will be leader for the afternoon. The women will also do Hod Cross work. lo Cure a Cold «n One Day. Take LAXATIVE '.Ri «Mu yl'ININK ( tablets, k It st.-.s the Cough and Headache and works off the Fold. E. W. GROVE'S Signatur« on each box. 80c. ' X ALARM CLOCKS vr.vj Watches, Clocks Accurate and reliable timekeepers. VOHN Jewelry Co. JEWELERS AND OPTICIANS Sammee Needs That Valentine; Send It to Red Cross Today . m ONE OF CROWD DROPPING VALENTINES INTO MISSOULA VALEN TINE BOX FOR 80LD:ERS. This is to î <-M 1 1 ml tin gilts ami wom en of .Missoula .that they are invit' d to drop valentines for Hummers Into tile huge valentine bos sit up by (In fini ('ross al head« | lia rtc rs in the Mis soula hotel. The camps feed Hammer famomly, clothe him and keep him warm, and see that he lias plenty to keep him busy all of the time. Wluit Hammer misses most In camp Is not mother's pies but mot tier's love —the home affections sentiment. Awl. he needs to be reminded often that these fine emotions still exist for him, that theer are gentle hearts of women walling to comfort him. small white hands eager to serve him, and A j i i Valentines Rules Governing Missives for Sammees. Do not address Valentin«' Do not «« a! th em. Do not »end ea ko, e«n«1.\ \ or any - thin«: to oat or to drink, or a n y - thin« made of metal or a ny thing inflammable. Drop vision tin« ■« into th. Rod Fro«« valentine hox at the Hod Cm»« headcpiar t.'i-H at the Mis «ou la hotel. Or send \ a 1« .•ntli ioh to The MIhhoiiIIhii office, lo t (VI « on velopo», the Inn« r one un» ea lei 1 and unaddreHneil. Î6 ENEMY ALIENS REGISTER IN CITY Returns Nut Complete for District. Yet glstered as dice station many mu Twmily-slx Germans enemy ullcns at the city Iasi wi'ok and pus-slbly a it the t lost of fine. Registration cl Saturday night. Tom Kemp, chief of police, gave his figures yesterday. Pi W Lister has not compli't cheeking over of the lijli ii'qulred In. law ami w ill I < gave out I, tmaster J. j I lh«' final all' forms V«' definite I 1 I ! All toil:« mile nans of It years or I more were required to register at the I police Station if they lived Inside the I ity limits und at the postofttee if out - | aide yet served by the Missoula post office. reregistered F.emioo: will bo ■subject to punishment. Wilson's Election Figures in Hearing of Bolo Pasha 1'aiis, IYI». 10. I »m int; his tewtiinunv sk cd Unit. It plained after hi. presidential uM In* tin i»st useful. 1 ixotl, ft inner I'romh-i as HMkt ■d hv Captain futur, o explain ills which the willies» tHKc a meeting with M. Falllanx ox tlcsitctl to «ce Itolo om An n i loa and ««•( iteil Hugh Georges Manihl. Firmier t'lrnmii eeau's clerk, whose name was men tioned at Friday's session of the trial, as having taken a letter from Bolo to General Quiquandon at Ronrdeux, sent a letter to t'nlonrl Voyrr, president of ttie court, last night asking that lie lie heard as a witness and denying any relations with the am used. Finds Wrist W atch She Had Given LTp for Lost I f'aulsboro. J. —Miss Jennie Stan- ! ley of this place is rejoicing over the ! nnoxpected recovery of a new gold ' wrist watch which she lost in a I'hila- j delphia department stor«' several months ago. She had abandoned all j hope of ever locating the watch, but I during a conversation with a friend , learned that such a watch had been 1 found by Mrs. D. E. Tweed of Wll llamstown. Identification was easily i established and the timepiece wan promptly delivered. 1 gentle thoughts and thanks for him everywhere. In return for the great work ho lias undertaken In behalf of the women of Ills country. A g .....I time In assure him that lie is nut forgotten is on Velantlne's day. A good place to send your precious letter or verse Is the Missoula valen tine box. Semi your own special Hammer a valentine by mail. Hut post a valen tine to a stranger-soldier In the big box to be for warded to Camp la-wls. Remember that next year Hatnmee may I»' far away guarding your Imppl ni'ss with his life, Cheer him up while you can! Send Hatnmee a valentine! I j APRIL WEATHER ROUTS WINTER GO- Decree Temperature Puts Dent in Defenses of Boreas. GOLF BUGS AROUSED Players Go Over Course Warm Sunshine; City Takes AW in I, j OKtmlay was April If«. 'he slublmrii calendar may deny it, no one who enjoyed yesterday's itlu-r will believe the calendar. Such wrathi'l' as Missoula had yesterday I 1 "tue.« only in April, never In Febru Why. the golf bugs were out on the ('ountry club course, autotsts were submarining around on springlike I mails, ami th«' rest of us were splasb ! in« happily across muddy streets and ashy roads In search of early butter dp: Winter'* Tronche* Raided. I I I | Hie sun. Im ^innintr ils Mining drive Ih l»«-doçreo pep, smashed Rainer »iter'H front line trenche» and took mtloMH snowdrifts prisoner. The nt« r defense» will never look the no. though the enemy probably still s stlong reserve» In Hand for » inlet attnek before his final capitu* lotion. Jolt for Groundhog. h an awful Jolt for Mr. < «round - «• well-known prophet. The stir old codger said a week ago • winter would last for at least •ks longer. Yesterday perspir isons enjoyed the warmth of lsltiiin and tind the laugh on the Good Day for Skating. R y a «nicer chance tho warmest day ut the vear 1 rouirht t ho host «killing. folti w eat h et tins Leon so rare that skat ing has » eon limited to om slushy afterno >n t>n the public link and a te w «la » on t It«' nijllpoii d at Bonner. Mut 1 ht Sllthlt Ml cold of S (turda y night 'Ving a gentle thaw, made the n r pond firm and smooth. Many aula people went there yesterday n afternoon of sport in the warm unshlne of the year. Spokane Prohibits Sale or Shipment of Poultry I-'eli. 10.—The sale and shipment of freshly killed hens and pallets Is forbidden from February 11 to \pril -a, under an order of the national food administration received t. day at the office of State Food Ad ministrator ('halles Hebberd hero. The purpose of the order is declared to be I ■" augment egg production during the ! hau-hlng season and foster the rals ! i,1K ot poultry. It applies to all pro ' durera "f and dealers in poultry. j --------—--- DESMET DANCE SUCCESS. j - I The Red Cross tienefit (lance given , at DeSmet Friday evening was a com. 1 plete success. The* DeSmet people took tn U70 for the relief fund. Many i Missoula people attended. The dance was managed by Thomas E. Hhaugh 1 nesay and Timothy Hamel. TKEXLER POINTS RACIAL TANGLES Shows Problems in Europe Resulting From Race Conflicts* HERMANS' HYPOCRISY Speaker Tells Forum That Proposed Pole State Is Fraud. A discussion of the racial problem» affecting' F.uropcan politics, past and present, was given by Dr. H. A. Trex Irr of the State University, before the Missoula. Public Forum yesterday afternoon. It provoked interested comment from the floor and devd oped one of the most spirited meeting« yet held under the auspices of the forum. The meeting was held in t'nion ball and was well attended. Show« Racial Diviiions. I>r. Trcxler did not attempt to draw conclusions. He began by tracing the growth of the nationalistic spirit dur ing the nineteenth century and then, through the use of a map, pointed out the present position of the various racial groups In Europe and western Asia. Show* German Hypocrisy. The speaker did expose the hypocrisy of tlermany's offer to set up a Polish state. The proposed state to be head ed by a German prince, would include none of Primais n Poland or Austrian Poland, but would be taken wholly from Russia.* Dr. Trexlet; also expressed the opln Ion that Franco will be unwise If she takes back Alsace-Lorraine and sug gested that a buffer state ought to be formed of the disputed provinces German people are now so numerous in Alsace- lorraine, he said, that France will have trouble In governing them. by to CROUCH COMMENDS BOY SCOUTS' WORK Preacher Gives Address Anniversary Sunday. on Work of the boy scouts was com mended and encouraged by Missoula men urged In a special anniversary sermon preached at the First Metho dist church last night by Dr. Charles 1). Crouch. Most of the l.*iO Missoula boy scouts attended the service, which marked the eighth birthday of the scout movement. I)r. Crouch took Daniel as nil ex ample of the type of manhood fostered by the boy scouts. Daniel, he said, was really the first boy scout, for he took and kept the scout pledge to re main physically straight, mentally awake and morally clean. Not even the king's feast could tempt Daniel, said the preacher. Eventually the man became the second ruler of Ills people. The preacher then took up the work of the boy scouts. He discussed the valuable aid given to the government through war gardens, sale of Liberty bonds, Red Cross work and other boy scout efforts. .He asked Missoula men to offer their services as scout masters and called for more boy mem bers of the scout troops. Alleged Draft Evaders Kill Three of Posse Safford. Arl/... Feb. II), Sheriff R. F, McBride, Deputies M. B. Gempton and Kane Wootan. were killed by John and Tom Powers, alleged draft evaders, at I! o'clock tills morning in the Galurle mountains 2. r > miles northeast Klondike, Arlz. Deputy United States Marshal Frank Haynes, the only member of the party to escape, reached Safford at t o'clock this afternoon. Posses from Thatcher. Safford and Globe left tonight to hunt the Powers brothers and an outlaw named Tom Sisson. SMOLENSKY CAPTURED. London, Feb. in.—Polish forces which recently revolted from the Rus sian army under the leadership of Gen era! Dovbor Mousnitzky have captured Smolensky from the Bolshevtkl, ac cording to advices from Vienna for warded by the Exchange Telegraph i orreapondent at Copenhagen. MARKS FUNERAL TUESDAY. Funeral services for Mr». Fred H. Marks will l»c held at ; o'clock tomor row afternoon from the home of Mrs. Veuve, 60S East Pine street. Every Coffee Drinker •m* should try 9 INSTANT POSTUM hade instantly A sudor savor Wonderful flavor Contains no drugs. Sore _ J'CyeMs* Eyea I s fcnH by expo «nrete S —.S mO mi i I Wrt ;ly relieved by Natae H1 »urtiag iort. kx High Finance Orville Housley's Career Is Cut Short. If they had let Orville Ilousley alone he would have gone far In the business world. Small boys pf the next generation might have read of his rise in "From Livery Barn to Palace." But the officers interfered, and Housley Is now In the county jail, his career broken. While free, .Housley's talents developed fast. The budding cap tain of Industry stole a horse and saddle from a livery barn in Drummond a week ago. brought the loot to Missoula am. sold it, and Invested the capital in booze. ' He was selling his stock at high prices on the reservation when In terrupted. A federal charge of bootlegging and a siate charge of horse-steal ing confront Housley. City were today were been few ods crime toy Runs Away From Home to Sell Papers Airclt, Wash.—One hour after lie bail sein the picture of Nick Berg liiist, reported' missing from Ids home by the Post-Intelligencer. Captain Sam Ellison of th«' police department had anting Bergqillst in tow. The lad '«ini' to Everett. "I wanted to come to Everett and sell papers," he ex plained. "At home they won't let me sell papers or do anything." He was turned over to the officers and sent home. Attempt to Enlist Quarter Million Workers This Week Washington. Feb. 10.—An attempt to enlist at least a quarter of a million skilled workmen In Us shipyard vol unteer reserve will be made tills week by the emergency fleet corporation through state council of defense. The week has been designated as registra tion week in every state. The purpose in establishing the re serve Is to create a body of skilled workers who can be called on for serv ice In the shipyards as tncy are needed. he Ills the F, at BLOOD MOONING IwUrt Wart O EsUfa H ost EM Trashml How often lockjaw and blood poisoning result from the neg! of a slight scratch or little cut! Hi neglect iligt tin's Wizard Oil is a safe and effec tive first aid treatment. It is a pow erful antiseptic and sh.uld be ap £ lied immediately to wounds of this ind to prevent danger of infection. It is soothing and healing and quickly drives out pain and inflam mation in cases of sprains, bruises, cuts, burns, bites and stings. Just as reliable, too, for stiff neck, sore feet, cold sores, canker sores, earache and toothache. Get it from druggists for 30 cents. If not satisfied return the bottle and get your money back. Ever constipated or have sick headache? Just try Wizard I.iver Whips, pleasant little pink pills, 30 cents. Guaranteed. Rojioran Qvd (£ ORTON BROS. 118 East Cedar Street WE ARE GOING OUT OF BUSINESS ARE HERE TO STAY But in order to show you we re very much alive, we will hold, this week, one of the livest, keenest, right to the point sales of the year. The Fashion has increased by leaps and bounds; our exclusive ladies' ready-to-wear garment store is filling a long felt want, fully appreciated by those who desire exclusiveness, high quality and per fect style in their wearing apparel. HERE ARE WONDERFUL BARGAINS One lot of cloth coats, such as Rein deer cloth, wool velour, mixed cheviot, plaid, Scotch wool, zibeline; also a few plushes in this lot; all these at Half Price. All Our Fo rs 25% Discoun t 1 -4 O ff Lot 2—We have another lot of fine cloth coats, any of them up to date styles, consist of the very newest and up to date cloth; elegantly silk lined; classy and stylish, such as our store is noted for—only one of a kind—at a discount of 25c Per Cent Off. Lot 3—iBeautiful line of plush gar ments; the finest that have ever been brought to Missoula; classy and up-to date; some are trimmed with furs; others with krimmer and still others made of the same as material. These are the garments everyone raved about. We will offer them at 25 Per Cent discount of its original price. Ladies' Serge aid Silk Dresses Lot 1— Serge Dresses, Half Price. Lot 2—Serge Dresses, 25 Per Cent Off Lot 3—Silk Dresses, One-Third Off. All our ladies' fine silk, satin and Georgette crepes at One-Fourth Off. (3US HEYIMfoR The Quality Store CHICAGO POLICE TO HUNT DOWN GUNMEN City Terrorized by Series of Daring Robberies. Chicago. Feb. 10.—Five hundred rifles were distributed to Chicago patrolmen today and a score of automobile squads' were organized to hunt down gangs of gunmen and armed robbers, who have been terrorizing the city for the past few weeks. Confessing that present police meth ods were powerless to halt the wave of crime which has resulted in many murders, scores of payroll robberies \'/^ wsr«»» A Load of Culvorts that went to woe of Our Alrias /%V P® » m ;i» ,w r/ V*.-. r •.V*yvjl jsss (Wfi S* f* C-I r fr •*» » •Si&i/x W* nr» *** * 11 11 -■Vit '•-'*<f ' J » i**Lil^* When War Makes Time Precious and Labor Scarce Governments turn to culverts that can be bought ready made, shipped promptly, and installed quickly by unskilled labor. "ARMB'oiSäVCUlVERTS not only meet all requirements as to speed of delivery and case installation but they fulfill every., £mand fo.r end £»«* •«* strength The iron used in "Armco Culverts is remarkable tor ■(» n uritv* and evenness. If you have ever pulled an old hand-wTOueht ?.o ?... - k..:uinv that has stood for years, you will know that nail out of a building that has stood for years, you pure iron endures. "Armco" Iron Culvert* last for years end years without a cent for cost of maintenance. Not affected by frost ? ta "? " p nf u ^' C e they loads. Withstand spring freshets. Measured in terms of service tney are an investment—-not an expense. For full information at to rust-resisting "Armco" Iron Cul verts, Flumes, Skeets, Roofing, and Formed Products, write to Montana Cuhsrt k Flu». C*. ^ MISSOULA, MONTANA PORTLAND, OREGON RnM> Jtasi AUTO DIRECTORY Buick MISSOULA BUICK CO. 612 8. Higgins. F. F. BARNES, MGR. PI CADILLAC McCullough Turner Cu. HUPMOBILE «20 South Hlgglaa WA WHITE TRUCKS w><m. mm CLEVELAND TRACTOR Ford H. O. BELL & CO. «M South Higgins At*. ! GRANT SIX Johnston Motor Car Co. Corner of Front and Stevens 8 ta. Oldsmobile LOUIE'S GARAGE 115 W. Pine St Phone 258 High Grade Motor Cars and Motor Trucks. Missoula Motor Company L. H. BARTON, MANAGER. 129 West Cedar Phone 31« and hundreds of holdup«, civic soc Miles and city officials have united In « pt* to Governor Low den to suspend party ing of known criminals from penal iin stitutions. Great Roundup. V It is claimed that these prisoners, when released, return to Chicago and have I icon the motive power behind the present unpallaled reign of lawlessness. In the greatest roundup of criminals in the history of Chicago, more than 1,000 persons were being held tonight as a result of police activity of the past 12. hours. Every police station in the city was filled early In the day, and many stations which had been closed were reopened to accommodate the overflow. Knitting, like sawing, Js all right till you strike a knot.—Indianapolis News.