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IMPORTANT NEW8 OF BOTH HEMI SPHERES BOILED DOWN TO LAST ANALYSIS. ARRAN6ED FOR QUICK READING Brief Notes Covering Happenings In This Country and Abroad That Are of Legitimate Interest to All the People. President Wilson is expected in Eng land shortly. King Ludwig III. of Bavaria has re nounced his throne. A republic has been declared in Ba^ varia and the Wittelsbach dynasty has been deposed by the diet. Alaska's see-saw election of Novem ber 6 continues to swing for a time toward the Sulzer democratic side. Germany's debt to France is esti mated at 340,000,000,000 francs (about $70,000,000,000) by the Matin in an ed itorial. The American army began to move toward Germany at 5:30 o'clock Sun day morning. The army will travel about 12 miles each day. The price that the United States is to pay Great Britain for transporting American soldiers to France has been agreed upon by arbitration. Secretary McAdoo's recommenda tion for downward revision of the rev enue bill to about $6,000,000,000 has been formally adopted by the senate committee. If the new German government can carry on its work for six: or eight weeks the future of Germany is as sured, declared Friedrich Ebert, the chancellor, in a speech in Berlin re cently. An airplane ambulance, piloted by Lieutenant John D. Swain and with Miss Laurie Thornsbrough, U. S. A., nurse, as a passenger, was given a suc cessful trial flight recently in Califor nia. The German warship Wiesbaden re fused to surrender to the revolution ists and tried to escape to neutral wa ters. It was pursued by revolutionary battleships and the entire crew of 330 men, including many cadets, perished. Provost Marshal General Crowder has ordered the discontinuance of all physical examinations of draft regis trants and of all work by district draft boards on the classification of regis trants. The physical examinations have been given only to youths of 18, under orders issued upon cessation of hostilities. NOTED PERSONS DIE Paris.—Harry B. Gibson, an Amer ican T. M. C. A. worker of Avalon, Pa., was killed near Sedan the last day of the fighting. Amsterdam—Queen Maria Theresa of Bavaria. Maria Theresa was queen of Bavaria until November 8, when the Bavarian diet passed a decree depos ing the Wittelsbach dynasty and forc ed her husband, King Ludwig III., to give up his throne. The queen was formerly an archduchess of Austria Este, of the branch of Modena, and was born in July, 1849. She married King Ludwig on February 20, 1868. Her husband is reported to have arrived in Switzerland recently from Munich. THE BOL8HEVIKI SLAY FIVE GRAND DUKES Thrown Into Well and Grenades Are Dropped on Them—Russia Seeks Aid From United States. Omsk.—Czecho-Slovaks have found the bodies of five grand dukes in a well at Allispavisk.| Among them was Constantine Constantlnovltch, whose wife is Imprisoned by the bol shevik! at Perm. According to the Czechs' information the grand dukes were taken from Perm, thrown into a 25-foot well alive and then hand grenades were thrown into the well. In a forest near Ekaterinburg, whence the czar was killed, 65 bodies were found unburied. They were lead- ing Ekaterinburg citizens the bolshe- vilol hod shot. - 6a'2 ■"V ---- GERMANY BEGS FOR CHANCE Wants Permission for Hun Envoys to , Come to America. Berlin.—Foreign Secretary Solf has sent a message to Secretary of State Lansing recently requesting Presi dent Wilson to give permission for a German commission immediately to leave Germany for the United States so as to personally lay before the ' American government the conditions 1 existing here and to assure the taking of steps to purchase foodstuffs. General von Sander's brilliant es cape from Palestine reminds us of the time the combination auditorium and fire-house at Bryan, Texas, was burned down. The fire-engine was saved.—New Tork Evening Sun. | IDAHO NEWS PARAGRAPHS Recent Happenings In This Given in Brief Items for Busy Readers. State There has been a new outbreak of Influenza at Moscow. Howard J. Fenton died recently at Kendrick of pneumonia following an attack of influenza. Frank R. Gooding personally con cedes the reelection of Senator John F. Nugent, democrat. , Per Svenson, early settler, recently died at his farm home two miles south of Deary from influenza. Carl Rogers, age 22, of Moscow, re cently died of wounds received in ac tion in France on October 18. The funeral of Dr. Alexander Cairns, who succumbed to pneumonia, was held at Coeur d'Alene Sunday. The governing board of the North west Live Stock association at a meet ing have decided that the live stock show would open November 28 at Lewiston. A coroner's jury at Wallace Satur day rendered a verdict that John Mc Carty came to his death from a gun shot wound fired from a gun held in the hands of an unknown person. The commissioners completed the official count of Lewis county, which showed that C. W. Booth, democrat, had been elected state senator over A. Kaline, republican, by one vote. Judge Wallace N. Scales announces that the fall term of the district court will be postponed until Monday, De cember 2, because of the influenza cember 2, at Lewiston, because of the influenza. J. P. Smith of Linden died recently following an illness which was sup posed to be due to a cancer of the liver. Mr. Smith had lived in the Ce dar Creek district for a number of years and is one of the early settlers. Wagoner Arthur E. Crawford, com pany C, 146th field artillery, American expeditionary forces, died on October 21 of pneumonia. Arthur Crawford en listed in company C in Coeur d'Alene on April 1, 1916, and served with that company throughout. M. E. Lewis, former state senator, regarded as one of the wealthiest men in Latah county, who was cited to appear before the county council of defense to explain why he did not take his quota of $2000 in the fourth Liberty loan drive, appeared before the council. He w -s completely ex onerated. Fred George, alias Gruber, and Har ry Hinton, escaped from the Idaho penitentiary at Boise Sunday morning by scaling a 20-foot wall with the aid of a 25-foot rope braided from yarn furnished the inmates by the Red Cross for knitting sweaters for sol diers. George is under a life sen tence for murder, and Hinton a five to 15-year sentence for robbery. They have not been captured. The county commissioners at Lewis ton have issued a call for the samples of corn, potatoes and beans for the prizes announced last May to stimulate agricultural production. The condi tions of the contest were that potatoes were to be grown on a tract not less than one acre, corn on a 5-acre tract and beans on a five-acre tract, and in each agricultural division the county commissioners offer a first, second and third prize in the sums of $25, $10 and $5, making $160 in all. The commis sioners state that the samples must be received by them not later than No vember 25. Idaho County Vote. The board of county commissioners has completed the count of the vote in Idaho county with the following re sults: United States senator, long term, W. E. Borah, republican, 1921; F. L. Moore democrat, 684; short term, Frank R. Gooding, republican, 1335; John F. Nu gent, democrat, 1265. Governor, D. W. Davis, republican, 1579; H. F. Samuels, democrat, 1029. Congressman, Burton L. French, re publican, 1614; L. I. Purcell, democrat, 974. Line-up of U. S. Troops. Washington.—General March, chief of staff says the official line held by the allied armies and the Ameri cans along the west front when the fighting stopped. The front held by the first and second American armies at that hour measured 52 miles. Of the American force General March said: It had reached its hightest point of military excellence on the day the fighting stopped, and had endeared itself to the hearts of the American people. Germans Take Souvenirs. Great quantities of civilian property are being carried away by the retreat ing Germans, according to Lieutenant M. K. Lockwood and Lientenant D. C. Bebe of the 15th aerp squadron, who returned to the American front November 17 after being prisoners in the hands of the Germans for 10 days. The aviators were shot down November 4 in the region of Tannery, east of Rethhel, and were released by the Germans on Thursday. The first combatant troops of the United States landed in France in June, 1917. THE BIG FOUR OF VICTORY « m ss| ■zm m m They put the kibosh on the HUN! Here you see President Wilson and the premiers of our three chief western allies—Clem snceau of France, George of Brit ain and Orlando of Italy. DEMOBILIZATION AT UNITED STATES CAMPS UNDER WAY SOME TIME NOW. PERSHING FIGHTERSARE FIRST Special Consideration for Rainbow and Sunset Divisions in France—Those Who Came In for Period of War Get Chance to Reenlist. Washington.—Movement of Ameri can troops across the Atlantic has stopped entire, and demobilization of troops in cantonments and camps at home is under way. General March, chief of staff, says orders already issued would send 200, 000 men back to civil life by Decem ber 1 and that when the program was in full swing about 30,000 would quit the army daily. Fighting divisions of General Per shing's army in France will be de mobilized, as far as possible, in their home communities. The chief of staff would make no prediction as to when the first divisions would start home. It appears probable, however, that the flow of returning troops can be in full tide before February 1. Quarters will be available for them at the can tonments by that time. Recognition for Rainbow Men. Some officers regard it as possible that certain divisions may be recall ed in advance of the general re turn movement General March indi cated that the 42nd (Rainbow) divi sion, because it is composed of men from 26 states and in recognition of the fighting record it has made in France, would be marked for special treatment. The 26th (New England national guard) and the 41st (Sunset) divisions, are in the same class, so it would not cause surprise, there fore, if these three organizations would be designated by General Per shing as the first to return. "In handling this problem of de mobilization one of the features which had to be considered was the subsequent retaining of men for the regular army, or what will be the regular army, when congress passes laws reorganizing that army. When the war broke out there were only a limited number of such men in the service and the great number of men who filled out these units were men who voluntarily enlisted for the period of the war. So we have of fered these men who came in for the period of the war the option of reen llsting if they care to. Month's Pay as Bonus. "We have offered an immediate honorable discharge with a furlough of one month on reenlistmeht and we propose to ask congress to give every single man who has been honorably discharged one month's pay, whatever his grade is, as a bonus. Every man who is discharged from the army is entitled to wear his uniform for a period of three months, that is a very necessary thing, because the re leasing to civil life of three or four million men makes it impossible to clothe in civilian clothes so great a number. "As men are discharged, we take up the question of the oflficers. Of ficers who want to apply for com missions in the regular army will be considered. Officers who want to put themselves in a class where they can be used for future military op erations will be offered commissions in the reserve corps. The rest of them will be discharged. THE WILSONS ATTEND VICTORY WORSHIP SUNDAY Vice President, Cabinet Members and Supreme Court Justices Also Pres ent at Episcopal Service. Washington, D. C.-—President Wil son, Vice President- Marshall, mem bers of the cabinet and supreme court, other government officials and the ambassadors "and ministers of the allied nations attended a special vic tory and thanksgiving service Sunday evening at the Bethlehem chapel of the Episcopal cathedral. The service was conducted by the Right Rev. Alfred Harding, D. D„ L. L. D.. bishop of Washington, and dis tinguished clergymen present includ ed the Right Rev. Daniel S. Tuttle, presiding bishop of the American church. Flags of the United States and the allied nations flanked each side of the altar and formed the only decoration. Special prayers were offered for those in civil authority; for victory; for deliverance; for peace; for the na tions; for the church; for those who gave their lives in the war; for the peacemakers; for the work of recon struction and restoration, and for brotherhood and unity. The president entered fervently in to the solemn spirit of the service and during the prayers and hymns his voice was distinctly audible to those about him. He seemed more deeply affected during the recital of the prayer in behalf of those who made the supreme sacrifice than at any time during the service. RETAIN IN METZ TUESDAY. Marshal Foch to Enter Strassburg at a Later Date. Paris.—It is officially announced that French troops, led by General Petain, entered Metz Tuesday. Sub sequently General Castelnau and Gen eral Mangin will follow with the ar mies. The entry. into Strassburg, which will be headed by Marshal Foch, will take place next Sunday and Monday. French Rule Occupied Cities. Paris.—General de Maud Huy, who is a native of Lorraine, has been ap pointed governor of Metz, says the Temps. General Bourgeois has been named governor of Strassburg. Amsterdam.—Berlin newspapers and dispatches reaching here indicate that there is great confusion in Germany over the powers to be given the coun cils and committees and officials. TO GO TO FRANCE LEAVES FOR EUROPE AFTER CONGRESS CONVENES IN DECEMBER. WILL BE AWAY FOR THIRTY DAYS Expects to Visit Paris, London, Brus sels and Rome—First Executive to Leave North America Dur ing Term of Office. Washington, D. C.—President Wil son will attend the opening sessions of the peace conference. This is an nounced officially. He will go imme diately after the convening of the reg ular session of congress on Decem ber 2. The announcement said it was not probable the president would remain throughout the sessions, but that his presence at the beginning of the con ference was necessary to obviate the disadvantages of discussion by cable in determining the greater outlines of the final treaty. Establishes Two Precedents. In visiting Europe the president will establish two precedents. He will be the first chief executive of the United States to participate in a peace conference for the settling of issues growing otu of a war in which this country participated and like wise he will be the first president to leave North America during his term of office. In reaching his decision to attend the peace conference President Wil son is understood to have been large ly influenced by representations from Lloyd George of Great Britain and Clemenceau of France and other statesmen of the entente countries. He undoubtedly will be accompanied by Mrs. Wilson, and it is expected here that besides Visiting Paris, where the peace conference probably will be held, he will go to London and pos sibly to Brussels and Rome. YANKS IN ENGLAND FIRST TO RETURN Expect 18,000 to Start the Homeward Journey Within a Week. London.—The first American troops to depart homeward as a result of the signing of armistice will be 18,000 men stationed in England. The Amer ican army expects to start the first Bhipload of these soldiers homeward Tuesday, and to have all the men on their way back to the United States 10 days later. Sammy ShovYd 'Em How. France knows how to smile, laugh dance and weep, but it is not up to the American style of cheering. The Parisians are learning rapidly now under the direction of the Yanks I h °, ai ^ d0lng the boulevards- after the fashion of a football victory SAYS AMERICAN PEOPLE HAVE A SPECIAL AND MOVING CAUSE TO BE GRATEFUL. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28TH Tragedy of War Ended—Complete Victory Brings Promise of New Day in Which Justice Shall Replace Force. Washington.—President Wilson, in a proclamation Sunday designated Thursday, November 28, as Thanks giving day. The proclamation fol lows : By the President of the United States of America. A proclamation. It has long been our custom to turn in the autumn of the year in praise and thanksgiving to al mighty God for his many bless ings and mercies to us a nation. This year we have special and moving cause to be grateful and to rejoice. God has in his good pleasure given us peace. It has not come as a mere cessation of arms, a mere relief from the strain and tragedy of war. It has come as a great triumph of right. Promise of New Day. Complete victory has brought us-, not peace alone, but the con fident promise of a new day as well, in which justice shall re place force and jealous intrigue among the nations. Our gallant armies have participated in a triumph which is not marred or stained by another purpose of selfish aggression. In a righteous cause they have won immortal glory and have nobly served their nation in serving mankind. God has indeed been gracious. We have cause for such rejoicing as revives and strengthens in us all the best traditions of our na tional history. A new day shines about us, in which our hearts take new courage and look forward with new hope to new and great er duties.. While we render thanks for these things, let us not forget to seek mercy and forgiveness for all errors of act or purpose, and pray that in all that we do we shall strengthen the ties of friendship and mutual respect upon which we must assist to build the new structure of peace and good will among the na tions. Invites People to Render Thanks. Wherefore, I, Woodrow Wilson, president of the United States of America, do hereby designate Thursday, the 28th day of No vember next as a day of thanks giving and prayer, and invite the people throughout the land to cease upon that day from their ordinary occupations and in their several homes and places of wor ship to render thanks to God, the ruler of nations. J AMERICANS ENTER BRIEY, HERRT OF IRON FIELDS Town Decked With Flags as Civilians Greet Troops—City Shows Few Indications of War. With the American Army.—Ameri can troops entered Briey, the heart of the Lothringian iron fields. There were arches across the main street, and the town was bedecked with flags. Fifteen hundred civilians greet ed the troops. After a welcome by the Briey of ficials the 38th infantry band of the third division gave a concert; then the Americans lunched from rolling kitchens, a large number of released Russians also being fed. Outwardly Briey showed few indi cations of the war, buildings being intact. GERMANY NOT IN NEED U. S. to "Mother" the World. New York.—Appeals for American aid in the reconstruction of the liber ated nations of eastern Europe, with promises by American officials and citizens that the helping hand would be generously extended, were feat ures Saturday night of speeches at a dinner of the American-Slavic con ference. Will Have Pleanty of Food if Block ade Is Lifted. New York—The problem of feed ing Germany is not one of going to their relief, but of relaxing the block ade, "so that they may secure for themselves the bare necessities that will give stable- government," said Herbert C. Hoover, food administra^ tor, before sailing for Europe Sun day to discuss food measures for re lief of starving populalicns. "There has been a great deal of unnecessary furor in this country about feeding the Germans," he said. We are not worrying about the Ger mans. They can take care of them selves if given a chance, but the water-tight blockade has got to be abandoned.