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GREAT FALLS DAILY TRIBUNE
W. M. Bolt. BOHor O. & Wardt*. Imm ari G. Pütt. Buä m m t M anagm fDirORIAL PACK A Drily Bible Thought LET THIS MIND BE IN YOU, which was al to in Christ Jesus. 'Let nothing ùe done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.—Phil. 2:5, 3. WHAT IS IN A NAME? A DISPATCH from Washington tells us that the official title of the disarmament conference called by President Harding is to be "Conference on the Limitation of Armament." Take note that it is a conference "on" limitation of armament and not "for" such lim itation. There is repeated warn ing from administration sources at the national capital that the public must not expect too much from it. That reduction of present arma ment is not "practical,' 'and that the most that can be hoped for is some agreement to reduce the per cent of future increases; that dis armament is not the real purpose of the conference anyway, but the ironing out of "the Pacific prob lems" is its paramount purpose; that the use of the word disarma ment is misleading, and more to the same effect. At the same time we are urged by Republican newspa pers and Republican statesmen, not to view this conference from any partisan standpoint, but to give it generous support, as a great patri otic and humanitarian effort above and beyond partisan considerations. Very well, that is how we would be glad to view it. But that view implies that its motive is in no way political and partisan, and that the conference at Washington will be glad to co-operate with all other agencies seeking the peace of the world and the disarmament of the nations, not excepting the greatest of all these agencies the League of Nations, comprising fifty inde pendent and sovereign nations in its organization, and already en gaged in trying to bring about dis armament. The League of Nations has already offered to place at the disposal of the Washington con ference all the information it has gathered on the subject and to co operate with it to gain such end. So far as we have seen in the pub lic press no notice has been taken of this offer on behalf of the League of Nations, and no reply made to it. If the Washington conference ex pects to get non-partisan support and cordial and enthusiastic approv al from all the citizens of the United States, the administration which called it would do well to cease warning people not to ex pect too much from it. When they keep throwing buckets of cold water on the public sentiment in favor of world disarmament by agree ment, and ignore efforts in that direction such as are undertaken by the League of Nations, they do more to dull patriotic enthusiasm in its behalf than any Democratic newspapers could do. The whole world is weary of war. The civ ilized nations of the earth are de manding release from the crushing burden of preparing for wars in the future. The administration at Washington cannot change this feeling by striking the word "dis armament" out of the official title of the conference, because that word is fixed in the heart of thinking men and women the world over. The authorities at Wash ington can give the conference any name they please, but if disarma ment îu no part of their program, or no considerable and important part of their program, then the in terest of the masses of the people in its deliberations will be vastly diminished. What are these "problems of the Pacific" that we hear so much about? No one seems to be will ing to state them boldly. Is it the question of which nation shall govern the Island of Yap? Is it that the Japanese men and women breed too freely and refuse to prac tice birth control and in conse quence keep spreading out over the islands of the Pacific and the east ern end of the continent of Asia? Is it that they work too cheaply or live too cheaply and so compete on terms of advantage with other races in economic production? Is it that their alliance with Great Britain makes it impossible for some stronger nation to invade Japan or take by force from them any of their present territorial pos essions without first acquiring a ,vy superior in power fo the joint naval power of Great Britain and Japan? We have heard all sorts of things designated as being our Pa cific problems which must inevit ably produce war unless they are "ironed out" flat as a pancake at the Washington conference. We confess that none of them seem very important to us or any cause for war between Japan and the United States. A rose by any other name would smell as sweet the poet assures us, and it does not make much differ ence what official name the Wash ington administration gives to the international conference meeting at Washington. But in the minds of the pepole it is what they have called it—a conference for disarm ament. If it does not consider this subject, or, considering it, ad journs with no achievement along the lines of disarmament between the nations of the world, it will be a failure in the eyes of a majority of the people of the United States and a disappointment. All efforts of the administration to discount such disappointment in advance by pessimistic statements and chang ing the name of the conference will not diminish such disappointment. They only serve the purpose of creating a doubt as to the sincerity of the desire of the present admin istration regarding the accomplish ment of the national desire to that end. A WRANGLING STATE GOVERNMENT THE first full and complete state government under the control of the Republican party sits at the state house in Helena, and even with doors and windows closed in the executive building the stranger stopping at the Placer hotel can hear the words liar, prevaricator, cheat, grafter and other insults hurled by one Republican state of ficial against another Republican state official. Biff, bang, knock down and drag out sessions of the state board of examiners and other official boards presided over by Gov. Dixon are of almost daily occurrence. It is getting scandal ous. In the last state administra tion these governing boards were bi-partisan. Most of the time Gov. Stewart was in a minority. Doubt less the members sometimes dis agreed over the business of the state brought before them, but while Gov. Stewart presided over their sessions some dignity was preserved. The members either agreed with the governor or they did not. In the latter case Gov. Stewart saw to it that the records contained his dissent, and the will of the majority prevailed without unseemly wrangling. Sometimes these differences of opinion be tween the governor and the Repub lican members of the state boards went to the public in official re ports in the newspapers, if they were deemed important enough. More often they remained buried in the official records unless some person interested enough dug them up. Gov. Stewart maintained his dignity as governor of the state and his associates at the state house respected him and treated him with respect whether they were of his political party or not. Since Gov. Dixon took posses sion of the office of chief execu tive of the state these state gov erning board meetings have come to take on the characteristics of a bear garden, or a bolshevik mass meeting. Verbal bomb shells are hurled at each other by members of the board, stink pots explode all over the mahogany furniture of the meeting room, the table is ov erturned, vile motives are freely assigned as explaining the action of opposing members, and Gov. Dixon is in the thick of the fight, either getting clubbed over the head by some other Republican member of the board, or clubbing some other member himself, till an adjournment brings a sudden end to a violent meeting, and the news paper reporters gather up the scraps of the row to present next morning to the public. The thing is dis graceful and getting so common that it will soon constitute a state scandal. The governor makes no secret of the fact that he is out "to get" certain other Republican officials who have refused to play his game, and these officials make no secret of the fact that they are out to get him. This newspaper feels no responsi bility for Gov. Dixon's presence in the state house, nor yet for the presence there of other Republican officials. It might feel inclined to stand back with that pioneer lady who stood in the doorway of her log cabin, and shouted "Go it hus . i,. PcgMpi we band! Go it bear!" would feel that way were it not for the scandalous way in which we must present ourselves to citizens of other states. The Tribune has no influence with the present •state administration. Its advice is neither sought or valued. However, we would suggest an armed truce be tween bombing parties at the state house until the next election when the voters may find a permanent cure by restoring the Democratic officials to the state house, and thus effecting a return to decency and dignity in the state government. THE - WOMAN IN POLITICS 'THE Philadelphia Public Ledger * takes note of the fact two lucky men have been recently re warded for the political activity of their wives by President Harding. The Philadelphia newspaper says: "Today President Harding sent to the senate the nomination of George W. Upton of Warren, O., to be a member of the Federal Trade com mission. He is the husband of Mrs. Harriet Taylor Upton, vice chair man of the Republican national ex ecutive committee and by common consent the outstanding representa tive of the new branch of the elec torate among G. O. P. leaders. Mr. Upton's appointment to the Fed eral Trade commission follows last week's appointment of Dr. John G. South of Kentucky to be minister to Panama. Mrs. South (Christine Bradley South) was assistant sec retary of the Republican national committee. Both Mrs. Upton and Mrs. South did yeoman service in the Harding and Coolidge cam paign in 1920." One might think it strange that these women were not appointed to these offices them selves in reward for their efforts to put President Harding in the White House. In fact one eastern newspaper voices this objection to the president's action, and some of the women rights advocates seem to think that it sets a bad precedent. However, conceding these ladies were entitled to a reward from the treasury of the United States for getting votes for Mr. Harding, and they were surely as much entitled to that as though they were men, we can see no reason why they should not give their rewards to their husbands if they wanted to do so. Long before woman suf frage was ever heard of ladies dis posed of the taxpayers' money through their control of govern ment patronage, and a good many men whose names cut some dash in history were not beyond solicit ing the aid of females to get a fat government job. Rather frequent 'y these females were not only not j 'y were only not their wives, but they were not the wives of anyone else. They had a pull with the appointing power in those days just the same. A new way now opens up for the man with a smart wife to get a pipe connection with the federal treasury and a fat job. He can get his wife to go into politics and get a job for him—that is if he can maintain his pull with friend wife. It depends some on the woman. After she has captured a fat worm by industrious scratching in the political field, friend husband can come on the run and swallow it when he hears her call, or she can swallow it herself before he gets there if she has a mind to. It all depends on what kind of a wife he has got. In these cases no doubt the protective instincts were well developed in the ladies mentioned and they were as pleased to present them with a fat job they had dug up by their political activity as some husbands would be to present their wives with a fine jeweled necklace. They should be grateful husbands, and efficient representa tives of the administration. No doubt their wives will see that they attend to their jobs. All Kalispell Closes While It Lays to Rest ~ Hero of Three Wars Special to The Tribune Kalispell, Oct. 20.—All places of business were closed Wednesday from 1 until 3, whilfi the city paid tribute to Capt. Louis H. Fournier. Captain Fournier enlisted in the army early and served through tthe Spanisb Ainerican war and the Boxer rebellion in China. He joined Co. II, Montana National Guard, and saw extended ser vice on the Mexican border, returning to Kalispell as first, lieutenant. He was one of the first to volunteer for overseas service and sailed for France shortly after the declaration of war, with the famous Second division. He served at the front with his com pany until invalided late in the war and was returned to the states, shattered in both mind and body as the result of shell shock. He never fully re covered and finally died at the state sanitarium at Warm Springs, October He was accorded a full military fu neral, the local Legion post acting as a uniformed escort and the bearers were all officers during the war, among them being Lieutenant B"oot, who has been named as a bearer in the services for the "Unknown American" which are to be held at Arlington, Va., od Armistice day. Although the Arab will seldom sell the saddlecloths and trappings made by his wife, he will give them away as a token of friendship. FALLSY.W.C.A. BY JOHN B.LONG Will Provides That Stockman's ' $400,000 Estate Be Con verted Into Cash. Twenty-three persons, three of whom are residents of Great Falls; the Young Women's Christian association of Great Falls, the Associated Charities of Great Falls, and the Montana Chil dren's Home society, of Helena, are named legatees in the will of the late John B. Long, pioneer stockman and for many years a resident of Great Falls, who died on September 211 at Los Angeles, Calif. The will was filed Thursday in dis trict court, by Itoy Ford Clary, who was associated with Mr. Long in the livestock business and who was named by Mr. Long as executor of his will. Accompanying the will was a petition from Mr. Clary asking that he be ap pointed executor of the will and that it be admitted to probate. District Judge J. B. Leslie set Wednesday, November 9, as the day for hearing the petition and it is likely that the will will be admitted to probate at the same time. Estate Worth $400,000 and Upwards Under the provision of the will, which was executed by Mr. Long on April 3, 1917, his estate, consisting of real, personal and mixed property, passes under the control of George E. Dutton, of Syracuse, 111., Mr. Clary and John J. Baucus, as trustees, who will ad minister the distribution in accordance with Mr. Long's wishes. The property, valued at more than $400,000, must be conveyed to the trustees within a year from Mr. Long's death, and within five years from the date of death,_ all the property must be converted into money. The will provides for the creation of three trust funds, for the benefit of Mrs. Charlotte L. Long, of Cam bridge, N. Y.. who was Mr. Long's stepmother; Mr. Long's two adopted daughters, Margaret and Sarah Long of Los Angeles, and Miss Eleanor M. March of Saratoga. N. Y. Proceeds from the investment of $20,000 will be paid annually to Mr. Long's step mother until her death, after which the principal sum will be conveyed to Elizabeth B. Long, the widow. A fund of $100.000 is to be placed in trust for the education of the adopt ed daughters until they reach the age of 21 years, when the trustees are to pay half of the annual income to them. When they reach the age of 30 years, each are to receive $00.000. A $5,000 trust fund is to be created for the benefit of Miss March, the annual in come to be paid in installments during the remainder of her life. Mrs. Long is bequeathed the sum of $100,000; John H. Quaekenbusb of Schaghticoke, N. Y.. $20.000; Harry Ewing of Portland, $20.000; Roy Ford Clary of Great Falls, $20.000; Freder ick Î. Long, brother of Mr. Long, of Great Falls, $10,000; John J. Baucus of Great Falls. $10,000; Louise H. Lawrence of Buffalo, X. Y.. $10.000; Jane A. Robertson of Beatrice, Neb., $10.000; Harriet Lawrence of Buffalo, X. Y., $5,000; Margaret A. Baker, ma tron of the state Home for the Friend less. I'lattsburg, X. Y.. $5,000; Millard B. Hunter. John M. Hunter and Robert V. Hunter of Jolinsonville, X. Y., $5.000 each; William R. Long of Cam bridge. X. Y.. $5.000; Anna C. Fors man of Los Angeles, $5.000; Anna T. Caswell, Sarah P. Caswell. Thomas Caswell and Edward Caswell of Xor ton. Mass., $5,000, to be divided equally among them; Mary 1'.. Burch of Beat rice, Xeb., $5,000; Myra Bryan, Me chanicsville, X. $5,000. $25,000 Bequest to Y. W. C. A. The Y. W. C. A. of Great Falls will receive $25,000 under the provisions of the will, and the trustees are directed, if, before or within the period of five years after Mr. Long's death, the asso ciation becomes incorporated so as to be able to receive such a bequest, to make the payment. The sum of $5.000 is bequeathed to the Associated Chari ties. This amount is to be paid in total if the organization becomes incorpor ated. and if not, the sum is to be pi.-id in allotments as the trustees may di rect. A similar amount is ordered turned over to the Montana Children's Home society, which is a regularly or ganized corporation. When Mr. Long was a resident of Great Falls he show ed great interest in community enter prises and a gift of $25,000 to the Y. M. C. A. was an illustration of his financial support. Mr. Long, in the will, expressed the wish that each of the beneficiaries should, within a reasonable time after receiving the legacy, devote one-tenth of the amount to the benefit of de serving poor. One of the provisions of the will says that any of the bene ficiaries who contest the will shall re ceive the sum of $100 instead of the amuont bequeathed. Mrs. Broox Martin Heads State D. A. R. Helena, Oct. 20.—Mrs. Broox Martin of Bozeman was elected state regent of the Daughters of the American Rev olution at the closing business session of the Montana organization here Thursday. Mrs. J. M. Keith of Butte is the new vice regent, Mrs. N. Duncan Bozeman, secretary; Mrs. George B. Conway, Helena, treasurer; Mrs. K. B. Barell, Billings, registrar; Miss Jean Bishop. Dillon, historian, and Mrs. Hen ry It. Wahoske. Great Falls, librarian. ' Dillon was chosen as the place for the 1922 convention. In the afternoon, the delegates were received by Governor Dixon in the executive reception room at the capitol. The women also visited the United States public health service hospital. Members of the convention were re ceived at . the capitol by Governor Dixon, who delivered a brief address. The governor then personally conduct ed the visitors through the various departments of the capitol. Travel Club Hears Old Indian Legends Indian legends was the subject to which the members of the Travel club devoted their attention at their meet ing Thursday morning at 10 o'clock in the children's room of the public libra ry. Following an interesting paper with that as the theme, read by Mrs. W. J. Beecher, each member contrib uted one legend, after which the meet ing was given over to jin open dis cussion, led by Mrs. J. R. Hobbins. Mrs. John Berger and Mrs. Lester Cole were the two new members taken into the organization. FUNERAL OF MRS. MoGUIRE. Special to The Tribune. Lewistown, Oct. 20. —The funeral of the late Mrs. Sarah MçGuire was held Thursday afternoon, there being a large attendance of relatives and friwxds. Tuberculosis Leads Week's State Diseases Special to The Tribune. Helena, Oct. 20.—Tuberculosis, with 26 cases, takes the lead in diseases reported to the state board of health for the past week, although it is sig nficant to note that four cases of in fantile paralysis, about which a warn ing was recently issued by the board, are included. Other cases are: Smallpox, 20; typhoid fever, 4; diph theria, 11; scarlet fever, 11; whooping cough, 5; chickenpox, 6; mumps, 2; pneumonia, 4; venereal diseases, 21; cancer, 1; erysipelas, 1. yïwiûJiPT TUBERCÜ Ten State Chapters Will Each Assume Care of Five of Men at Fort Harrison. Special to The Tribune. Helena, Oct. 20.— Under a decision reached Thursday at the state meeting of the Daughters of the American Rev olution, each of the 10 chapters in the state will "adopt" five of the tubercu lar patients at the aTmy rehabilitation hospital at Fort Harrison. The Daughters of the Revolution were addressed by Mrs. Sarah E. Morse, secretary of the Montana Asso ciation for the Prevention of Tubercu losis, who made a talk in behalf of the tuberculosis patients at the hospital and secured the promise of the organiz ation that each chapter would take the names of five boys and would write a letter each week to each of the five and, in addition, would send them mag azines or other reading matter. Mrs. Morse impressed upon the convention the need of "good cheer" for this class of patients and the letters to be sent them will be letters of that character. According to a statement made Thursday, the 10 chapters in the state have a membership of 511 aud that there are at least 2,000 women in the state who are aligible to membership. m m % m •m M %USHING HOME —pick up a Large tube of Colgate's -ifs 25 e You Save You get a LARGE tube for 25 cents. Why pay more? You're Safe Your own dentist will approve its twice-a-day use. RIBBON DENTAL CREAM The New October Victor Records at 0RT0N BROTHERS Just drop in and ask to hear any record you wish whether you buy or not. Victi-olaa from $25.00 to $275.00 on easy terms. Mail orders riven prompt attention. HYDRASTIA CREAM SKIN BEAUTIFIER Lapeyre Bros. Drug Store RED CROSS MEN HERE FOR MEET Directors Barnbrock and Schäfer Coming for Regional Conference October 26. Confirmation of the announcement t hat the Cascade county chapter of the American Red Cross at Great Falls will be host to the delegates to a re gional conference of the oricunizadon October 26, was received Friday by II. O. Chowen, chairman of the Cascade chapter from the office of Walter Davidson, Chicago, manager of the central division. One of the principal interests of the delegates to the con vention will be a discussion of the roll call for the coming year. Will Conduct Conference Henry Barnbrock, director of field service and A. L. Schäfer, director of the junior Red Cross and roll call, both of the central division office, will be present to conduct the conference, according to the announcement received by Mr. Chowen. A field representative of the Red Cross will arrive in Great Falls a few days in advance of the conference, ac cording to the announcement, to work out in detail with the local officials of the Red Cross the plans for the convention. 50 Delegates Coming It is ex pec ted that at least 50 dele gates of the regional department will be in attendance at the sessions. The plans are to hold two meetings daily. The meeting will be given to a discus sion of the developments of the Red Cross service during the year and a full discussion of roll call plans. VISIT DAKOTA FIRST, • THEN OFF FOR CALIFORNIA Special to The Tribune. Chinook, Oct. 20.— Mr. and Mrs. L. N. Sanford left Wednesday for a few days' visit with relatives in North Dakota before Mrs. Sanford and son, Joe, leave for California for the winter. Belief that it is unlucky to kill snakes in the houses causes natives of Egypt to allow cobras to live in homes unmolested. Every Time the dock 'Ticks" —he is gaining financially, for he has linked time to his money. Ht has saved and invested wisely. And each year interest and dividends swell his income. The saver finds time a stronger and stronger co-worker as his balance mounts. How's your sav ings balance? 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Ownership of the stamps was traced to a North Dakota resident who had placed them in a safety de posit box in the bank. Acid had been used to change the registration num ber on the stamps.