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No interoaf charges. Written eueren tee. Okl reels ter* repel red. rebuilt, bought, sold end exchanged. Whi Thoms* Whelen agent the Netl< Ceeh Register Co.. E. Broadway, Hi Mont Phone 11 Hoyt-Dickinson Piano Co. VICTOR Victrolas AND Records Sheet Mutio Send your mail orders tor Drugs and Kodak Supplies Smith's Drug Store Developing and Printing Make the Last ^ Days Easy Sot Just a little aside each day. Your savings vui pre fect yen In your declining years. They will ease the paths of ad varsity and add -o tho pleasures of living. The feeling of security is w-orth *U the self denial and the foregoing ot many little pleas ure* that were not of any in trinsic value. Bave tor your safe future. American Bank and Trust Co. or MIMOULA. loo o oi nr* to th* ? Swi4i**wioe-Am*rieen Bonk l**6Ni» paW on savings PRESBEKT TELLS THEM THEHDUTY Ship Carpenters Are Advised to Let Patriotism Be Their Guide. STRIKES AID ENEMY Wilson in Letter to Union President Says Confer* ence Is Useless. (Continued From Page One.), the moral right In the present circum stances of the nation to strike until every method of adjustment has been tried to the limit. If yoll do not act upon this principle you are undoubted ly giving aid and comfort to the ene my, whatever may be your own con scious purpose. "1 <!o not sec that anything will be gained by my seeing yon personally until you have accepted and acted up on that principle. It is the duty of the government to sec that the best possible conditions of labor are main tained as It is also its duty to see to it that there is no lawless and con scienceless profiteering and that duty the government has accepted and will perform. Will you co-operate or will you obstruct? (Signed) "WOODROW W'll.KONV' Hope in Men'« Patriotism. The fuel that, other union heads are refusing to support .Hutcheson's posi tion and that they fear Ills attitude may put labor generally In a falsi! light, encourages shipping board offi cials to believe that the carpenters who arc out in the New York district and at Baltimore, will return to work even if Hutcheson does not direct them to do so. C'urpenters' locals in other districts already nrc dealing direct with the adjustment board and those at Halt I more have been given the privilege of acceptance of the new Delaware river wage nwhrd announced last night and which grants u substan tial Increase In wages. All other trades In 1he New York district except the carpenters have agreed to h*avc a settlement of their claims to the adjustment board and their detnanda will be taken np within the next week. Union* Support President. In reproving Hutcheson for declining arbitration of differences with nhlpyard managements. President Wilson, It was declared tonight, has the whole hearted support of a nutjorlty of th« heads of American InlK>r unlona. Union heads. It Is declared oil author ity. are as eager as are government official« to arrive at some arrangement whereby différences may be adjusted la-fore strikes tnke place. Hoc re ta ry of Labor Wilson*« appoint ment today, of a committee represent ing capital and labor,- to come to un agreement respecting their relations during the war was seen as one of the most Important moves made by the government during the war to deal with the labor problem. Oovernmeht officials and labor union leaders who have studied the situation, are con vinced that a broad national labor pot. ltcy must be outlined and put Into force before labor unrest can be stilled. Ask Men to Roturn. New York, Feb. IT.—A message signed by W. !.. Hutcheson, president o; the Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners, wits sent to President Wilson tonight, assuring him that representa tives of the union had been Instructed to use their Influence to have the strikers return to work nt once. President Hutcheson and his staff of brotherhood officials telephoned to all local officials of the striking carpen ters and joiners, asking then) to have the men under their Jurisdiction buck at work tomorrow, and wired union of ficials In Baltimore and other places where cariwnters have, dropped their work on ships, that he wanted the wish of tho president of the Fnitcd States complied with immediately. Mr. Hutcheson refused to make any comment, T. !.. Guerin, executive com mlttee, said he was entirely confident that the great majority of tho strikers would be back at work by noon and that the strike would be entirely at an end by nightfall. Urges Northwest Fanners Increase Wheat Acreage St. Paul, Feb. 17.—Formers of the northwest a I-.- urged to plant more wheat this spring as a patriotic duty. In an appeal Issued by A. C. Townie»*, president of the Non-Partisan league. Ho points out that rye. corn and bar ley are more profitable crops ut pres ent prices and that this fact may re sult in larger acreage being sown in these grains, thus causing a shortage in wheat unless the nation's urgent necessity for wheat 1 r emphasized. ATTENTION ODD FELLOWS. All members of Covenant Lodge, No. fl, and visiting brothers oro requested to assemble at T. O. O. F. hall Monday. February IS, at 2 p. m., to attend the funeral services of our lato brother, Alex Kennedy. By order Adv. E. STEINMETZ, N. G. NOTICE. To Grass Valley French Ditch Stockholders: The annual stookhold* ere meeting will be held at the Grass valley school house on Monday. Febru* ^kry'S5, mt, at 2 o'clock, p. m. —Adv. .....JOHN a CYR, Beery. »Von a «lever girt If wise trill learn U) cook. YOUR PHYSICIAN'S Training, Experience—His Knowledge of Your Condition These are the things which he writes In his prescription. It Is im portant, then, where you have that prescription filled. We have every thing prescribed by physicians and our compounding is conducted with skill and care. The special care which we give to PRESCRIPTIONS has caused our prescription department and every other department of our drug business to grow. This growth Is continuous because people be lieve in pure drugs, superior service and right prices. Let Us Fill Your Next Prescription MISSOULA DRUG CO. g Valentine Post I Cards S lc Each. Sugarless Nuggctt*. Big Sack, 10c. Riiiiiiiiiiiiiiitimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiif? Wholesale and Retail Missoula SMMHEES TOO ANXIOUS TO GET AT GERMANS, SAYS FRENCH OFFICIALS One Fault Is Tendency to Take Too Great Risk in Expos ing Themseives— A. P. Correspondent Pays Visit to Front Line Trenches. It Grand Headquarters of the French Army In Franco. Feb. IS,—By The As sociated Brens. -American and French troops for several days hack have been holding in unison the front lino trenches on one of the most famous battle fields of the war, the name of which is known throughout the. world. The Immediate impression gained in conversation with both French and Americans facing the enemy side by side Is that the unison Is not only of fighting forces, but of firm purpose to win victory by mutual aid. •'There Is only one criticism to be made In connection with the Amert ns," said a distinguished French of feer to a correspondent who spent a whole day among the Americans hold ing the line. Are Too Anxious. "They are too anxious to gel at grips with the enemy." American officers confirmed this, declaring that their chief trouble was to restrain their mon. It Is Inadvisable to designate the unit« confronting the Hermans, but nil the men are bending to their task and they are anxious to have the people nt home know that they are well sat isfied and determined to perform to their utmost the duties before them, "Tell the homofolks that we are LOYAL SONS OF NATION WILL DIE TO STOP RUNS' WRECK OF WORLD (Continued From Page One.) dark, and from dark to .lawn. Hundreds dropped from exhaustion and crept to tho roadside to die; hundreds died ns they marched; but those who lmd If« In them staggered on and on. choked with dust, faint with hunger, per ishing with thirst but with the cry of France on their dry lips! ..1 ° ul * lomOBt - trudging toward Paris, with hts shoulder throbbing, met this heroic band. They were headed tho other way; they were setting out to iignt ror France! I'npa Oulllemont'a mental processes were very simple: he turned and went with them. He had saved no arms nr accoutrements in his esc-Rj>e, hut he took a munitionless gun from a fallen comrade, and Join Ing the suffering but dauntless little Army of Paris, plodded on with them until lie could go no further. He leaned against a wall, slipped down In an angle to his haunches, and his his eyes closed. Ho thought that he was ready for death. A voice aroused him. It was an officer. Papa Guillcrnnnt raised to his feet and saluted. "Have you finished7" asked the officer. "I. h * v# finished," returned Pep» Guillemont huskily, and, saluting again, prepared to slide down in hie corner and die. "No," said the officer. "But wait here. If the Germans come, you may die, fighting. It is for France?" "Vee, my officer," agreed Papa Guillemont, and into him came at that moment something stronger than the strength of life itself, the thing which has made the army of this land the marvel of the world. It was the spirit of France! The light of It I» in his face to this day, and so long as there Is a pi him it will remain. Jle did stay alive, though his head drooped and his knees In nt, stayed alls and In that spot until the Germans came. lie can't ti ll much of what liap ce of rounded him smile resta ti mind you. Icked up I'apn ho was plumb iciilly, and voice or he lay nearer oiled in so many >umo Mtill stand 'Is the beautiful pened after they arrived, but when the stretch Guillemont from among the dead Huns which s full of bayonets, though he had spirit enough l enough to whisper "VI Vf, La FRANCE!'' The dead Huns were in front of him, in fron Baris than they! IVlint hud happened wlu-re Baya Gnilkmont stood had hari places that l*urls Is still Baris, and the towers of Notre sturdily against the sky, and the Arch ..f Triumph stilt he; Champs-Elysees. "Lot Them Come Again," Stys Dauntle»® Papa Guillemont. AVith pained surprise the Germans, who had not brought along enough'am munition to kill all the Frenchmen between the frontier and Baris, found themselves badly worsted in some of the bloodiest hand-to-hand fighting of tho war. found themselves held in permanent check bj the despised little Army of France, found the itinerary of tho Hohonzollern tour of tho world disrupted, and knocked to flinders tor cultures to eortie' !*apa Guillemont has been reformed three times since then, ever-hauled. re built and now parts supplied, and he is now a proud permlssionalrv: but if Baris is ever again threatened, ho asks one favor; to lend a regiment of re formed poilus llko himself—and now the twinkle is once more in his jolly eje. He'll do the thing scientifically. He'll divide his regiment according to Us incapacities; tight-wooden-legged men in one platoon, loft-wooden-legged men in another, right-wooden-armed men in another, left in another, and so on. He'll guard th.' lust ditches with that regiment, and guard them well; and when he cries "ALLOUS! MARCHAND!" and they go over the top. j ou may he certain that no body of soldiers will dash Into battle with tuorc en thusiasm. light with a fiercer vim. account for more of the oneinv, or with more profound patriotism shout "Vivo l a France!" The Spirit of France Will Never Die. 1Vh\, confound it. Papa Gulllemont's In earnest'about it! There's an elec trV vibration In his voice, there's a moisture in his eye. there's a— No, the twinkle is back again, as he tells what he will do in case they don't give him that regiment of reformed poilus. lie'll go right back to the «pot »here lie made his glorious stand in 1914, and once more prevent the Ger mans interlng Paris. He hatt studied the matter for three and a half years, and lias unalsyed every thrust and every counter thrust of that never-to-be forgotten engagement, and he is certain that he could dispose ot at least twice its many Huns as In the original fight. He hus not only practiced well u fancy new uppercut with the bayonet, but has added boxing with tho feet and butting with the head! Viola! You' may rest assured that tho spirit of Franco will never die. so long as Fur* Guillemont live*. And France is full of Papa Gulllemonts! • * * 'Ntid* d* th* American* "e vor there" think of the French? Read Cheater'« 1 article tomorrow* of in of a at to drawn out struggle which resulted In driving the Germans back. . In the American fighting zone were happy to be In the fighting. The work is hard and trying, but that Is why we are here. Nothing could Induce us to leave it until the job is finished and the Hermans are beaten." Such, In substance, are the expres sions of dozens of American troops now "carrying on" the actual fighting line. As to the health of th#- men, to day's record showed that there were only three sb k among the entire force, comprising several thousand, and these are cases of minor importunée. Every care is taken to provide- ample ra tions. hot when possible, which, how ever, is not. always, owing to the ex posed position. The men arc fully : content with this, and certainly appear j well and fit. They have taken to i trench and dugont life as if born to ! u - i The correspondent in approaching I the seetor, passed again over ground which had been Ibo scene of many j fearful battles In the Inst year. Wild j vegetation hides some of the wounds I which have, ix-en Inflicted on the earth, jbut mined Villages, disfigured roads and enormous pltilko holes still testify graphically to the result of the long to he seen khnkl-clnd working parties I BRITAIN FACING BID SITUATION Generals in Revolt Against War Cabinet Creates Embarrassment. ROBERTSON LET OUT Wholesale Retirement of Commanders Is Expect ed to Be Result. London, Feb. 17.—The weekly news- paper, National News, says It has been Informed by General Sir William Rob- ertson, whose resignation as chief of the British Imperial staff was offieialy announced last night, that he has not resigned. - General Robertson, interviewed by a if presentative of the Sunday Times at his residence last night, said: "I have not resigned. The only statement | have to make is that it Is (piite true that I will not accept either position," referring to the posts of chief or the imperial general staff arid British representative on the su preme war council at Versailles. Say* He's Dismissed. The political correspondent of the Sunday Times says: "General Robertson considers he has been dismissed. I heard that before the succession (on the Imperial gen eral staff) w is given to Sir General .Henry Wilson, it was offered to and declined by General Sir Hebert Plum mer, commander of the British forces In Italy, and it is anticipated that other members of the military hier archy will follow General Robertson Into retirement. Revolt Against Cabinet. j "The generals have, in fact, revolted against the cabinet and the gravity of their action can hardly he overesti mated. The weakness of the soldiers' position is that they cannot agree among themselves. it is not antici pated that the defection of the generals will wreck the government, as apart If* tho work went on, t hr thus o 'll gaged «topping now i oliaoi'i . *' the e nemy airmen's escape ■ from tho worrying md messengers, intermingled with French soldiers in blue uniforms. 'Plie Americans were busily occupied near the lighting line in creating and im proving the war entanglements and the trench system. They did not much like this work while at the training camps, but now they see the absolute ! necessity of this trying labor of <1lg ! ging in and they are putting all their I will and strength Into tho task. Occassionnlly they are disturbed by I tho passage overhead of German air j scouts, who today displayed great curiosity concerning what was pro ceeding behind the allied lino«. These airmen were sometimes very daring, and then the air would be filled with balls of smoke as tho allied shells burst along their paths. Discipline Is Perfect. Mcanwhlli Amerlcftns thtu and the (Boris nntl-ulrcraft guns. Several times in the course of the day a salvo of shells from the Germans batteries came over amidst tho workers, but no one was hurt, for the men had learned before reaching the front how to act In such circumstances, and their discipline was perfect. Farther along toward the front line the correspondent noticed an ever-in creasing alertness among the Ameri can troops and the actual front line was reached after passage through an almost intermlnal.de, sinuous communi cation trench. Here all was acute watchfulness and nothing could turn from his Immediate duty any American soldier in the line. Across no man's land, where, skil fullj hidden, were French and Amer ican posts, sentries and machine gun ners kept a silent and tense lookout for any enemy movement, while es pecially selected observers recorded the fall and explosion of American shells from the batteries stationed far in the rear, which from time (o time Pounded the German positions with remarkable accuracy. Workmanship Wonderful. The correspondent had, before coin ing up. watched these batteries and Is able to testify to tiler efficiency. When th*' alarm was given, the gunners, who had bei n resting In under-ground dug ou'.-\ had taken their stations and Itud their weapons on the German posi tions assigned, ready to fire within 15 seconds. The range and timing were wonder fully correct. The correspondent, knowing the exact objective, could ob serve the excellency of the gunnery. Auction Sale of Horses and Moles SATURDAY 0*4 FEBRUARY dSO Missoula Feed Stable 128 W. Cedar St. Missoula, Mont. Wo will sell horses, mules, wagons, harness and machinery. Now is the time to buy for spring work. These mules are good workers, young and sound. Attend this sale if you want to buy or sell. Don't forget the date, Saturday Feb. 23. LIST YOUR STUFF EARLY IF YOU WANT TO SELL. K. L. Kirkhart, Auctioneer M. Bedell, Manager. I I From a comparatively small section of militarists, there Is no great sympathy ■with the attitude of the soldiers." The correspondent add« that the Karl of Derby may resign as secretary of state for war. SOCIAL DANCE. Union hall, every Wednesday Friday night. Missoula Club orches tra. Dance. )0 cents.—Adv. and j Follow That Impulse! Picture frames are cheaper now than they wifi be next week. Bring the picture in NOW - SPECIAL SALE Simons Paint and Paper House AUTO DIRECTORY MISSOULA BUICK CO. 612 S. Higgina. F. F. BARNE8, MGR. Phono 156 HîTPMORII F McCullough Turner Cu. llUnnUnlLL 820 South Higgins AT*, WHITE TRUCKS Phone 1000 CLEVELAND TRACTOR Ford H. O. BELL & CO. •12 South Higgins At«. ] «I New Mitchell 1918 , cash car, MITCHELL—your friends will know' it is paid for. Missoula Garage Company, E. Love, Prop. Phone 677; 238 W. Mam Storage. Repairing by first-class machinists. All work gu.i;,.:.t Gas. (dl and Battery Service GRANT SIX Johnston Motor Car Co. Corner of Front and Stevens Sts. Oldsmobile LOUIE'S GARAGE 115 W. Pine St. Phone 256 High Grade Motor Cars and Motor Trucks. Missoula Motor Company L. H. BARTON, MANAGER. 12!) West Cedar Phono 316 MONTANA BLOCK -DIRECTORY The Only Fireproof, Modem Office Building in Western Montana. Abstracters MISSOULA COUNTY ABSTRACT COMPANY Room 214 Phono 216 Attorneys ALBERT BESANCON Rooms 400-403 Phon* 839 Rod S. J. BISCHOFF Rooms 509-510 Phone 338 WALTER M. BICKFORD Room* 512-13-14-15 Phone 173 PHILIP S. BROWN Room 607 Phone 42 R. C. W. FRIDAY Rooms 602-604 RONALD HIGGINS Room 407 Phone 154 HOBLITT A 8MITH Rooms 406-8 Phone 1017 E. G. SMITH Room 406 Phone 1017 A. B. 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FOREST SERVICE Superintendent of Con struction JOHN M. BRECHBILL Room* 206-206 Rooms 506-8 Phon* 151C \ i i Extent of Qtiake Damage in China Still Unknown Amoy, China, Saturday, Feb. 1 «. —No estimate has yet been made of the mini, fber of fatalities resulting from the se j.vere earthquake which shook the city to its foundations this afternoon. Many buildings were destroyed or damaged.