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Railway Engineers Startle ABies With Yankee Methods. BUT SCORE IS EVEN Ways of Europeans Better in Time of Peace, Says Streit. American engineers are opening ihr eyes of the French to new possibilities in the way of speed and efficiency, but at the same time the French are teach ing the Americans that Ute Yankee way of living is not the best, according to Clarence Streit, a State University student and formerly a member of The Missoulian staff, who is now in France with the Eighteenth engineers, railway. American ways will take precedence during the war. says Streit, by virture of superiority In speed. Rut for peace times the French ways are best. Streit gives an interesting insight into af fairs back of the battle line in a re r cent letter to a friend here, in whlcl\ he says: Americans Common Now. 'Time flies quickly for us here. I can hardly realize that I have been in the service for eight months and in France for half- a venr. Btit stHl. looking back only to the time when I last wrote you, I can see plenty of evidence, that considerable time has passed since then. For one thing, the, number of Americans now' in Franco. "t give out no more military infor mation than Secretary Baker has al ready done when I say that les Amer cians' are common sights here now. And when we came, believe me, they were not common. We were objects of curiosity, more than thnt, recipients of especial courtesies which were bound to wear down to a more normal stage in time even without the coming of more and more of us to France. 1 have it on pretty good authority that we were among the first 20,000 Amer ican troops to come to France. Cer tainly we were the first in these parts. r >h, 'them were the good old days.' The harvest season, sunshiny weather, the helle of the nations at her prettiest, her people proud to be of the slightest service to tho representatives of the most powerful republic of the west, come to their aid when they were needed the most. Victory Roots With United States. "Yon know, when the United States entered the war, men spoke as if our part in it would be confined to build ing ships and furnishing foods and mu nitions. How that program has ex-t*. tetided since then. The more I^oîf this war the surer I am that-the defeat of the German dream now rests largely on the United States. And the surer I am that she will acquit herself well. "One reads that modern warfare li Just an immense business, but. -be^ does not realize it fully until he is In■ it. And Americans are there when it comes to operations on a big seule, War requires speed—another American quality. When one secs how business is conducted in Europe—at least in those parts which I have seen—be-(rarely comes acquainted with their street car»]there and telephones, tor instance, if lie it ai! American he can't help becoming confident of the ability of the United! States to play a leading part in thit war. (I don't know why they have telephones here. If one is 111 a hun-jr it is quicker to forget about them and see personally whoever is wanted.> Spaed Amazes French. "Bast fall we stuck up a railway bridge so quickly that tho French train men. wouldn't ran over it. So we toek over the locomotive and showed them a few things in the way of knocking cars around a freight yard. Add we never had an accident on the bridge. "The boys who are train men /would give almost anything to h;We an American all-air controlled tnnh (only the passenger trains here have full air control, the freight cars have dinkly little perches at one end of the car where the brakeman sits and puts on the brakes when necessary) here for a day just to show the French how an honest-to-God switch engine operates. Railroad Mathoda Slow. "Take . another instance: The French crew ties up the yard by de railing a car. After considerable •jsirle' they bank the fire in the engine and call it a night, though they are supposed to get out a train each morn ing and go to bed. Along comes one ple. irink >y. ers. ave MH, TIRED WOMAN JQOKVWOL Now 8b* la Strong and Hearty. Philadelphia. Pa.—"I was over worked, run down, nervous, could not eat or sleep. I felt like crying all the time. X tried different remedies with out benefit. The doctor said it waa a wonder I was alive, and when Vinol was given me I began to improve. II have taken eight bottles and am now | strong and perfectly healthy in every respect, and have gained in weight. I cannot praise Vinol enough."—Mrs. Karsh A. Jones, 1023 Nevada 8U Philadelphia, Pa. We guarantee Vinol to make over worked, weak women strong or re ntra your money. Formula on twery Mttle. This is your protection. For sale by Missuola Drug Company «il at the best drug stores in every toors and city in the country,—Ad* f fth pte *'l W iem Wilson Watts to Office Every Day jflRXUBi Hemkv jwiuaorr This new, characteristic photograph of Sir General Henry Wilson, chief of the British imperial general staff, succeeding General Robertson, was snapped while the general was taking a brisk walk to his office. Wilson is an Irishman, 53 years old. and is held in high esteem not only in Knghmd but also in France and Italy. While at the staff college he worked out tin main plans for the expeditionary force which was followed out almost to tin letter six years later at the outbreak of war. of our locomotives, desiring to t nt< r the yard. In a short time the i rew have the car rerailed and when the Frenchmen come out they are i roperly astounded. French Can Live Better. "All of which sounds like the typical American boasting. But it is true and Illustrative of our big asset in makng war. You have to be here to appre ciate their efficiency properly. And also to appreeate the fact that Un French know better how to Ive then we do. Our mania for speed and effi ciency in all very well in war. but 1 hope war doesn't become the normal course of human life. In peace w* hurry from tho cradle straight to tin grave, while the French have sense enough to linger „ii the way and ciijoj , höB ' s ^ h M 0 make one *b change. a <i !ferent from that of plows it is no good. jlowance for differ« n Tor the fact that this at war for more thaï ^Provincialism of Americans. "We really ha\a n't much of a come back for the European commentators who call us provincial. And tho nar rowness of some of the boys is enough pair of any immediate tom, a system is dlf Ï of American—It fol hey make no al conditions, nor ountry has been three years. It if ever dawns on them that may be a better way of living than the mechanical, commercial exist jence we follow. '"Say, man, wouldn't I like to stand tip to a good old American bar?' you hear them say. I can imagine the feeling a Frenchman would have at any American bar. Hero the cafe Is an Important part of the life of the peo ple. They don't go there so much to irink as to chat with friends», play a icciable game and watch the world go >y. The places form community con ers. We have nothing similar to the 'rench cafe. if wr had we wouldn't ave such a drink problem. I didn't realize the extent to which 'uritan morality was entrenched in .mericanx until I came over here, here they can't conceive of the ex dance of such an absurd code." Var Congress Nearing End of Busy Session II | I f Washington. March 31 Entering the fth month of the second war session, «tUîreas this week is expected to com pte three more important m usures ~'he new Liberty loan legislation, the creating a war finance corporation *'l the long - pending Webb export Work will start on the Overman W vesting President Wilson with Water powers for reorganization, and on tiie war legislation, including ''•"raiments to the selective draft act. ®fct of way is to be given in the *®*te Liberty loan bill, authorizing 080,01*0 more war bonds, $',000, of treasury certificat' and fuh* r loans of 1 1,300.088,000 to tho «Uk. This measure should 1« law "*Ve next Baturday, when the third NdVty loan campaign begins. ♦•POSE to reduce imports. ftawa, March 3] -Canada proposes Induce imports from the United by $160,000.00« a year it was tonight. This drastic action iB to correct the exchange rate the adverse trade balance against has raised to the almost pro 'k point of two lier cent for New 'unds. IIAM TO GIVE TROOPS. I Francisco. March 31 -An avia - of f.00 memiier» will be contribution to the entente al æording to Krank D. Arnold, chargs d'affaires at Bangkok, tved nere today from .Siam en Washington. is sometimes known half—and sometime , GETS NEW DORS War Literature and Fiction Among Volumes Added to Shelves. MANUALS ON COOKERY | I I Food-Saving Department Has Important Additions for Housewives. important war books, new fivti.,n, iholpftil food-saving manuals and other additions to the shelves of the public library were announced yesterday by Miss Esther i. einer, acting librarian. The new books will be ready for dis tribution today. Tin- war literature recently added in cludes "The Old Front Bine," by John Masefield, the poet. .Masefield 1ms de voted himself to patriotic service ever since the outbreak of the war, and this book is one of the notable descriptive stories he has written of war scenes. Story of German Attitude. "Headquarters Mights" by Vernon Kellogg, which was printed first in the Atlantic Monthly and won high praise trom Theodore Roosevelt, is also avail able ai the library now. "Headquarters Nights" is a startling story of the at titude of the German officer class to ward the war. as observed by Kellogg "Idle serving as a relief worker in Belgium before the United States en tern) the war. Book By Hugh Walpols. in the fiction class is "Green Mirror" by Hugh Walpole, whose "Dark For est" is one of the finest war stories yet written. Samuel Hopkins Adam's "''ur Square and tile People III It" is on the list as is "His Ijt.-d Bow," a new Sherlock Holmes book by A. Conan Doyle. Books on corn cookery, whoâlh-ss and meatless days and marketing are classified together. The whole list fol lows : Fiction. "Our Square and the People In It," Adams. "His Bast How," Doyle. "CTammer and the Submarine," Hop kins. Green Mirror," Walpole. Cookery. "Marketing and Housework Manual," Denham. "Housekeeper's Apple Book," Maekay. "American Indian Corn," Murphy. "Wheatless and Meutless Days," Partridge and Conklin. "Book of Corn Cookery," Wade. War. "My Home I„ the Field of Mercy,", Hi rard. "Headquarters Nights," Kellogg. "Old Front Bine," Masefield. Miscellaneous. "Strawberry Growing," Fletcher. "Alsace-Borraine Under German Rule," Hu Zen. "Trade Unionism In the Fulled States," Hoxie. "Bird Study Book," Pearson. "Municipal Ownership," Thompson. "Town Planning for .Small Commu nities," Walpole Town Planning Com mission. Juvenile. "Children in Japan," Bartnlse. ■'Cinderella." Pegany. "Ab. the Cave Man," Waterloo. British Capture Large Number Hun Prisoners (Continued From Page One.) liatants struggled in the streets until one or the other succumbed. At one point German attacking col umns came under ulmost point blank fire of French 75's, which did terrible execution and caused the panic stricken retreat of the survivors. Lull Occur*. The line of attack was extended both northward and southward during the day. Toward evening a slight lull qRe furred, but renewed activity was ob WOMAN SAVED MUCH SUrFERUMS By taking Friend's Achriceand Lydia E. Pinkham's Veg* stable Compound. West Plains, Mo. — "I waa all run down in health, had indigo* tian and tor rible cramp* every ll BO * W — m month abis to do I had doctor I» ________ ÄÄS/S2>SURE Ono day when I w«a suffering greatly a Mend wa# at my houoe and Mid, Why don'tyvu ä ?' So _ _ relief from really believe it *av BsSSSSn" Cora Lee Haul, West Plain*, Mo. Perhao* It fluv aeem an eztfava-1 gutsUtementtS say that fell great remedy saved a life ; but women like Hrg/HslI, to whom it ha* brought ttpprr little the dancer goffering they have raraperi too wall i to doubt it! All who Buffer should > tr y^i t. Why risk life and health _ For special advice writ* L ftakbsm MedidMCo., Lynn. * sw ' W &. & A * * served after dark. German reserves evidently having arrived on the scene. ¥he ground before the French lines' Is covered thickly with German dead. The attackers are compelled t,> ad vance under a constant hall of bul lets from cleverly placed detachments equipped with numerous machine guns hidden from the Germans until they come within a short distance. French aviators hud virtually cleared the skies of theii German ad versaries, so that tlie attacking infan try was without assistance r , net-ally afforded from the air. Expect Long Battle. The opinion is general thaï the hut tie will lie a long one, perhaps keeping up for months Willi a series ..f pauses between the various phases. Whether the Germans will be able to make a démonstration in antolu r direction while the present struggle is progres sing remains to lie seen, but indica tions point to the utilization of a great part or their available troops in Hie huge effort. Battis Continues. Paris, March St.-- The liatth- *-,.n tlnued lust night with uiidinhnished violence, the war office announced lids afternoon. German battalions renewing the attack without cessation, were mown down liy the Ffencli fire. MorettU changed hands four times in a furious struggle, finally beim-, held by the French and British troops. The woods north of Mnreull were cap tured by the French. Between Morettll and ijisslgny the Germans were chocked completely Battle Slackening. Paris. March 3i. The battle is slack ening, according to news reaching Pat late tonight. The attacks of the Ger mans have been less violent and less numerous today, and it has been oh served that the enemy is feverishly digging himself in, particularly in the neighborhood >f Lasoigny. The general Impression Is that the situation is most satisfactory. Hunt Claim Victory. Berlin, via London, March 31.—Tin official war office communication, dealing witli their fighting of Saturday On the heights west of tlie upper Ancre we repulsed a British counter attack. Between the Somme and the Oise, we gained further successes in our at tuck. On both sides of tin- Buce brook, we penetrated the foremost British lines, which were strengthened by French regiments and took by storm the villages of Auberooiirt, llangard and Demuin, situated in the valley, and not withstanding a violent counier-at tuck, threw the enemy buck on More nil and the wooded heights to the north thereof. Italian* Buay. Rome. March SI.—Along Hie entire Italian front there is an intensive ar tillery duel in progress and eonsider atde activity by patrol parties, says the Italian official communication is sued today. Nine additional enemy airplanes have been brought down by British and Italian airmen. HUNS ISSUE CURRENCY. Petrograd, Ha turtln y. March 30. By the Associated Pres«. -Germany bus Issued new paper money In Hie occu pied Russian territories. The money Is emitted by the Eastern Bank of Commerce ami Iudustry of Posen. The face hears lusrrnltions in German. Pol ish, Blthunanian and Lettish, with no Russian words. QUEBEC RIOTING CONTINUES. Quebec. March 31.— Anti-consciIptioi rioting continued until early today. A mol) of 10,000 threatened to storm tin drill hall and liberate men held foi evasion of the military service act, but was dispersed when charged by cav alry, which was on guard. Many mei were slightly injured. LAST TIMES TODAY ■m ------gj iFM-A**, cf Ihr R0II7 a. ygrcitArrpue.. *"THE KITCHEN LADY" IS A CORKER YOU'LL NEVER FORGIVE YOURSELVES IF YOU MISS THIS PICTURE — BILL HAS NEVER MADE A BETTER ONE—SO YOU KNOW—SEE W illiam s. Hart Wolves of the Rail" i > a j'The Price GoodpTime!Tc^»ofro^| •' xt ' ~ GRABS SLACKERS Three Draft Evaders Caught Near Victor by Wylie and Deputies. HIDING SINCE SUMMER Men Had Avowed They Would Die Before Giving Up to Officers. i on A ictor, March 31 -Special.—Sheriff ike Wylie and a posse of seven united deputies, pounced upon three draft evaders near Victor today and before the tri., could resist, had them on their way to jail In Hamilton. Tho nu n Imd been hiding in a cabin in tin" bills near hero since tho first draft call last summer, and hud sent wool to friends that they would die giving themselves up. toccntly. however, they ventured vn to tho ranch of S. 11. Ghantber i near here. They were working ■!< when the officers caught them, biniiu c Gilman, one of the men, is II known bore. He is a hrother-ln of S. ,H. Glvamherlatn. The other a. who gave their names ns Swnn i ami i 'orison, are strangers, 'liambt rlnin was not arrested, "ig r li tile three had been working on ranch for quite a while. FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT DISTRICTS ANNOUNCED Great Falls Man Has Charge of State Enlistment. Washington, March 31. Wisconsin, lowu, Illinois and Indiana drew the ]covi rbiuil.v lucky number seven ntul aie grouped together under ll in the div ision of the country into 13 employ ment districts. Minnesota. North Dn l-tita and South Dakota comprise dis trict No. 9. The purpose ef the districting as nn mninced tonight by the United States employment service Is to facilitate the transfer of labor from where a. surplus obtains to where shortage exisls. !'• I*. Prentice of Chicago lias been named superintendent of district No. 7. oilier superintendents to bn tin mm need later. Groupings have I keen «leier mined by homogenulty of indus tries and employment problems. Fach of the superintendents is em ployment director In ills own state. Twonlv-two additional state directors were announced today, including Mon ti na, Scott I«envltl. Great Falls. Y. M. C. A. LOSE PROPERTY. Paris, March 31.—Equipment valued at more than $20,00«, sent by the American army Y. M. C. A. to tin* Brit ish front, for the uao of American rall , Way engineers and other American I units, lias fallen into the hands of the rtnana. LABOR SHORTAGE IMAGINARY. Baltimore, March 31. Two-tliiids of the farm labor shortage Is Imaginary and the other third can he remedied, lands F. post, assistant secretary of labor, declared today in an address to tlie Baltimore public forum. Casualties Pershing Announces List Containing 26 Names. Washington. March :n, \ ,. usu _ ally list of 2 k na mes was received today front the American expedi tionary forces in France, including one killed in action, one died of wounds, nine dead of disease, one wounded severely and If, wounded slightly. Lieutenants' Walter 1,. Hürden - "rook. Talbot E. Speer amt Guv Danl.! Tibbetts were listed among those slightly wounded. The list follow»: Killed in Action, I rival** Martin O'C'onnors. Died of Wound*. 1 m wrence E. Redmond. Wounded Severely. Private Fred Spdgle. Died of Di*ea*e. Purpura Im James Leopold Eo. hr meningitis: tallfornhi True, ah sc* -ns of bruin : Drivâtes Clément Basotn, pneumonia; Charles Brown, pneumonia; Dewey if. Douglas! meningitis; llctmnii Haim, udcimi of brain: William Edgar Murphy, BIJOU THEATER—Tomorrow Miss Claribel Corbin PRESENTS FEATURING Phyllis Mumma, John Bolton and Co. a I SHOWS Prices 20c - 35c 2 SHOWS • -......... AUTO DIRECTORY Rll<r>lr MISSOL'I.A BU1CK CO. A/U1CA. «12 8. Higgin*. P. F. BARNES, MQR Phene I« CADILLAC McCullough Motor Co. HUPMOB1LE «20 South Higgins Avo. WHITE TRUCKS moo CLEVELAND TRACTOR VI Ford H. O. BELL A CO. •II South Higgins Avo. 1 NewMitchell 1918 ! NEW MITCHELL. 11818—Motor cars only. Drlvo tb* cash cur, MITCHELL—your friends will know it is paid for. Missoula Garage Company, E. Love, Prop. Phon* 677; 238 W. Main St. Storage. Repairing by flist-dars machinists. All work guaranteed. Gas, Oil and Battery Hervlco GRANT SIX Johnston Motor Car Co. Corner of Front and Steven* Bta. Oldsmobile LOUIE'S GARAGE 115 W. Pine St. Phone 25« y High Grade Motor Can and Motor Trucks. Missoula Motor Company L. H. BARTON, MANAGER. 12S West Cedar Phon* «18 Tractor Demonstration Monday and Tuesday AD Day At E. Lehsou's Ranch Don't Failjto See the IUSSELL (TRACT« 81 tual Field T« iers h. -It Does the of meningitis,* Percy CL ; gitls; Robert Thill,: p____ Wounded Slightly. Lieutenant Walter I» ■ lb brook. Lieutenant Talbot H. Lieutenant Guy Daniel v .Sergeant Albert X. Berge ronTaer gennt Dewey ,T, Hooper, Corporal* Joe Ruben. Juki, Wtfatbn, BaMer Joseph Kunz, Private* Frank J. ßedrnicek, George N. Balk Nh* Jerry FerdO, George f. Oeàr, wS bur Lawrence and Rangy i Rutledge. Spain Refuses to Send Ships Because of -Madrid, Saturday, March 3*.—Ten migt» i ru nsat Ian tic Ht«*aiii»hlps hBVe cancelled their sailings for America am! im tying idle in various harbors of Spain on uecount of the mUhnartne menace. Thousands of tons ot freight Is lying on the docks at Ca*id,. Barce lona and Corunna, awaiting cargo space. The government is receiving tele grams protesting against the block ade and asking re-establishment of eoimmiv** with America. in some social circles only men With n Income can come in.