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I S EVENTS IMPORTANT NEWS OF BOTH HEMISPHERES BOILED DOWN TO LAST ANALYSIS. ARRANGED FOR QUICK READING Brief Note« Covering Happenings In This Country and Abroad That Are of Legitimate Interest to All the People. Avalanche Kills a Family. SALT LAKE CUTTY.—Four persons Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Parr and their two sons, Ilarold, 14, anu Earl, 4, wore killed recently when their home at Bingham, Utah, was destroyed by a anowslide. We Thought They'd Return. NEW YORK.—Resumption of the pre-wartime Immigration of laborers began in earnest Monday when two Italian steamships arrived with more than 3500 passengers, 3288 of whom were in the steerage. The liners were the Duca D'Aosta and the America, from Naples, Genoa and Palermo. "Trying to Buy Up Conventions.'' WASHINGTON.—A direct charge that big financial interests are trying to buy the national conventions of both the republican and democratic parties was made in the senate recently by Senator William E. Borah of Idaho in a speech advocating congressional ac tion to regulate the pre-convention ex penditures of candidates for president. Germany Hae Big Army. PARIS.—Germany, in the event of mobilization, can place an army of 3, 400,000 men in the field, says Henry Dldou, well known French war corres pondent. He adds that Germany se cretly has reenforced her once fa mous war machine which in. 1918 was virtually shattered. Officers, he says, are available to command an army of 4,000,000 men. Many Aliens'in Chicago. CHICAGO.—More than 67 per cent of Chicago's total population, based on unofficial and lncompelte census fig ures, is composed of .persons of for eign birth or parentage. Of the esti mated total of 2,884,827, 14 per cent are German, the count of that na tionality being given as 403,785. Ap proximately 940,452 of the population are native white Chicagoans. are native white Chicagoans. Cut Free Seed Money. WASHINGTON. — Nearly »250,000 for free seed was cut out of the agri cultural appropriation bill passed re cently by Che senate, but members said the item would be put back in conference, In accordance with the time-honored custom. The bill's total is »33,000,000. The senate added an amendment which would permit the war department to sell 50,000 tons of nitrate of soda for fertilizer. Magistrate Killed in Dublin. LONDON.—Almost every day fur nishes a nuew victim of the '"under ground" warfare in Ireland. March 26 Allen Beil, resident magistrate, 70 years of age, aud for many years an official of the royal constabulary, was dragged by a gang, some of whom were masked, from a crowded tramcar in Dublin and shot four times in cold blood before the eyes of the passen gers. Women passengers fainted. The assassins fled and no arrests have been made. DORA. RED EXECUTIONER Dora Ivllnsky, seventeen years of age, woman executioner of the Odessa extraordinary commission. She has killed 400 officers with her own hands. a of IDAHff NEWS PARAGRAPHS Recent Happenings in This State Given in Brief Itema for Busy Readers. Camp Grounds Near Ready. LEWISTON.—The automobile camp grounds at Delsol park, east of the city, will soon be completed and ready for- tourists. Dies bf Heart Leakage. SANDPOINT—Mrs. Frank A. Twiss of Sandpoint died recently from leak age of the heart after an illness ex tending over a period of five months. Eagleson Governorial Candidate. BOISE.—State Treasurer John W. Eagleson has formally authorized the announcement that he is a candidate for the republican nomination for gov ernor. Major C. D. Warner Dies. COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho.—After surviving his wife nine weeks, Major C. D. Warner died March 27 of old age, leaving no known relatives. He was born July 18, 1840, and married Anna A. Green March 1, 1864. He was quar termaster serveaut in the 123d New York volunteers in the army of the Potomac. Mrs. Zumwalt Dies. LEWISTON—Mrs. Philestia Zum walt, age 90, and her son, John Zum walt, age 72, died of influenza, the mother on Wednesday and the son on Thursday of last week. Mrs. Zum walt was-a pioneer of the northwest, having come across the continent to Oregon almost 70 years ago. Mr. Zumwalt and the son accompanied her on that trip. State Asks Time Change. BOISE.—Responding to a popular j demand indicated by petitions and res- , olutions filed from all parts of south- i western and south central Idaho, the j public utilities commission has for- i worded to the interstate commerce ! commission a formal complaint ask ing that mountain time be declared as standard for the territory between Pocatello and Huntington instead of Pacific time. atah ounty Needs aborers. MOSCOW.—The demand for labor ers in this section is unusually heavy and high wages are being offered for men. atah county's big road building program, in iwhich $2,600,000 is to he spent for highway construction, will furnish employment to many men and teams, while farm work, building in Moscow and in other tows and on farms and the timber will furnish work to many hundred more. work to many hundred more. Build Elk City Road. Construction of the wagon road into Elk City, Idaho, is expected to begin soon after April 1, according to resi dents of that place. The proposed route is along the south fork of the Clearwater river. The sum of money available is believed to be sufficient for the construction to Meadow creek, and by the time construction reaches that point it is believed sufficient money will be available for comple tion of the work to Elk City. Mrs. H. Read Suicides. TROY.—Mrs. Herbert G. Read, 22 years old, committed suicide by shoot ing herself last Saturday. Mr. Read works in the brick yard at night and returned at 6 o'clock for his break fast and found his wife did not have breakfast ready. He complained of her conduct and said he had not slept for two days and nights and was sick. She dressed and came into the kitchen, where her husband had started the fire. Other words followed and she returned to the bedroom and took the ; revolver from the wall where it hung I and fired the shot. She died in a tew : minutes without speaking. To Help Corn Production: MOSCOW.-— Professor R4 K. Bon- j nett of tlie farm crops department of ttie university is preparing a bulletin on corn silage that is planned to help in the productiou of corn on land that might othrwise be summerfallowed in northern Idaho this.year. He is urg ing early planting in sections where frosts do not interfere, and is giving to farmers the benelit of experiments carried out by his department, which show that the age, rather than the size of corn plants, govern its value for silage. liis experiments show the desira bility of planting oorn as early as practicable in order to have it reach the proper age to make the best sil age at the proper season in the fall. He announces that other experiment stations in the northwest have ar rived at the same conclusion. The results of these experiments will be given to farmers who desire to raise more corn lor silage. Embargo on Wool Off. WASHINGTON. — Consul General Skinner at London notified the de partment of commerce Monday that the British board of trade had an nounced the removal of the export em bargo on wool. ! \ j I J ! ! ; ! , J Remove Snoqualmie Snow. SEATTLE.—Snoqualmie pass, on the Sunset highway, may be open to automobile traffic late this week. of has CHICAGO.—Union carpenters will receive $1.25 an hour from May 1 for the 12 months following, according to an agreement reached March 30 be tween union and employers. INACCESSIBLE CLIFF DWELLING IN ZION CANYON m An archeologist's reconstruction of the debris-filled cliff dwelling ruins discovered by a camera with a tele photo lens in the new Zion Canyon, national park in Utah. The photograph was taken from the opposite wall of the canyon, three-quarters of a mile away. The cliff dw ellings are now inaccessible. j , i j i ! ; I : j be IN EAST, SUNDAY SWEEPS FOUR STATES JN NORTH AND SOUTH PARTS OF UNITED STATES. MANYPEOPLE KIU.E0 AND HURT One Family at Dinner, Wind Blows House Away and No One Hurt —Tornado Followed by Cyclonic Gales Spread Death. Tornadoes that strucl^ in half a dozen states Sunday caused a death list that may pass three score, caused property damage reaching many mil lions of dollars and played havoc with wire and railway service in widespread areas. .. The greatest property damage was done in Chicago suburbs and Elgin, 23 and a number of other persons were Hi., where the known death list was missing. Atlanta reported the death list in Georgia and Alabama was at least 36. Apparently there were three dis tinct storms, one driving northward into Illinois and dying out on the shores of ake Michigan, Just north or Chicago; one striking in Georgia and Alabama, and another sweeping through Indiana and passing into Ohio and Michigan. de CHICAGO. — Twenty-eight known dead, hundreds of injured and a prop erty loss of several million dollars were left in the wake of a tornado that swept northeastern Illinois and a portion of Indiana, Missouri and Wis consin Sunday. The 11th Infantry, national guard, is on patrol duty In parks of Chicago. Elkin, Jojiet, the western outskirts of Chicago and North Shore and west ern suburbs were in the path of the storm, which destroyed hundreds of buildings, uprooted trees and demor allbed railroad traffic and telegraphic and telephonic communication before dying out on the shore of Lake Mich igan, tlie cool air of which stopped the twister. The fury of the Jornado was felt chiefly at Elgin and Melrose Park. Eight were killed and more than 100 injured at the former city, 36 miles west of Chicago, and tlie property loss there was estimated at about $4,000,000. Death and Havoc in Wake. At Melrose Park, just west of the Chicago city limits, seven were killed and jour were reported missing. Two Chicagoans were killed and a score were injured, while at Dunning, a northwestern suburb, four deaths were reported, more than 100 were In jured and 1000 were made homeless. While northwestern Illinois sus tained the principal damage, the tor nado, in its freakish career, swept several Indiana towns, killing three ! persons at Zulu, Ind., causing the \ death of one man and tlie injury of j several persons in St. Louis,'and kill ing Mrs. Louis Brown at East Troy, I Wis. J Reports from some of the country ! districts in Illinois and Indiana were ! meager, and it was feared the death ; toll would be augumented in isolated ! rural communities. Telephone, tele , graph and power wires to nearly all J towns in the storm's path were down, and many places were in darkness. on to to be Spreads Terror at Elgin. ELGIN, ill—With eight known dead, 100 or more injured and property loss that may exceed »4,000,000, Elgin Sun day night was paralyzed as a result of a tornado that swept over this town at noon. Sunday night this city of 27,000 persons was in darkness and almost cut off from the outside world. Storm Rages in Dixie aLnd. MONTGOMERY, Ala.—Four or five persons were killed and the north western part of the town of West Point, Ga., was destroyed by a tornado. a All telephone and telegraph lines into the town are down. Cyclone Hits Macon, Georgia. MACON, Ga.—A storm of cyclonic intensity struck Macon Sunday night, causing heavy damage. Several per sons are known to have been injured and several buildings were unroofed or destroyed. Five Filled in Alabama. OPELIKA, Ala.—Five persons were killed and a dozen or more injured by a tornado at Agricola, Ala., a small settlement near Camp Hill, 20 miles nortli of here, Sunday afternoon. Toll of Storm Growing. Revised reports from eight states swept by Sunday's tornado placed the number of dead at 161, with 105 in northern states and 55 in southern states, as follows: Indiana, 30; Illinois, 30; Ohio, 26; Michigan, 11; Misouri, 1; Wisconsin. 1; Georgia, 38; Alabama, 17. Property loss in Illinois was esti mated at »6,000,00«; in western Ohio at »2,000,006; in Georgia at nearly $2,000,000, while in other states visited by the tornado reported much dam age. Rail and wire communication was established with nearly all stricken communities in Illinois and Ohio, hut in Michigan many rural regions still were cut off. The following fatalities were re ported: „ Ohio, 26; Greenville and Nashville, 8; Van Wert, 3; Moulton. 3; Reno lette and Brunersburg, 6; Genoa, 2; Raabs Corners, 4. Indiana, 36; Adams county (, 2; Al len county, 11; Jay county, 11; Steu ben county, 1: Montgomery county, 1; Union City, 10. , Illinois, 30; Elgin, 8; Irving Park, 6; Melrose Park, 6; Maywood, 6; Plainsfield, 3. Georgia. 38 (14 white and 24 ne groes); La Grange, 26; West Point, 10; Macon, 1; Milner, 1. Alabama, 17; Alexander City, 11; Agricola, 6; Cedar Springs, 1. Missouri, 1; S. Louis, 1. Wisconsin, 1; East Troy, 1. Michigan, 11; Fenton, 4; Battle Creek, 3; Hart, 1; Maple Grove Cen ter, 3; Coldwater, 2; Kalamazoo, 1; Yankee Springs, 1. SHO WS 120 MILES FRANCE GETS PATENT; BRITAIN IS EAGER TO USE IT. NOW WONDER OF WARFARE Belgians Making a Similar Vi^apon and Yanks Ask to See Tests— Just Two Years Ago That Huns Bombarded Paris. of PARIS.—Delamare Mase, a French inventor, has sold to the French gov ernment the patent of a new long range gun which, alter thorough tests, has shown it has an effective range of j 100 to (120 miles. The shell of this ' terror-dealing weapon leaves the muz j zle at a speed ot' about 4178 feet a ' second. Premier loyd George announced in the British parliament recently that England had been negotiating with France to obtain the right to use the j plans of the gun. I The Belgian government is now j manufacturing a similar cannon at ! iege. American military attaches in ! Europe have written to the Belgian j government asking that American representatives may be allowed to observe the tests. in connection with the development of this wonderful piece of ordnance, which is calle dthe "Turbon cannon,'' it rwiil be recalled that two years ago last Tuesday the Germans began to bombard Paris with their long range "Big Berthas,' 'the shells fall ing in the city as if from another planet. 1; PRESIDENT EBERT HELLS MUELL ER TO FORM NEW MINISTRY. COMMON PEOPLE TOO STRONG Vassals of Ludendorff Army, Riot and Kill Large Landowner.—Suffer Heavy Losses—Workmen Lose Heavily. BERLIN.—The cabinet of Premier Bauer has resigned. Hermann Muell er, the foreign minister, has been au thorized by President Ebert to organ ize a new cabinet Vorwaerts announced that in def erence to the unanimous wish of the entire social democrat party Herr Mueller has consented to form a new ministry. The resignation of Premier Bauer's cabinet, it is said, was due to pres sure from the labor federation, which bias been extremely discontented with tlie government's attitude since its return from Stuttgart It is stated that labor will have a strong voice in the new Mueller cab inet A* Heard in London. LONDON.—A dispatch to the Times from Rotterdam says that until they were upset by the radical revolt in Germany, feudal conditions prevailed in some districts, of East Prussia, ac cording to a German who recently ar rived in Rotterdam. Several of the big landowners called together small units of between 100 and 200 men who were grilled and treated as vassals. These men were supposed to have been collected to defend the estates, according to the Times informant, but in reality were destined for General udendorff's army. Wjhen the news of the revolt was received the men burned many estates and Count Kahn, a large landowner, was killed in a riot. Form New Cabinet. Formation of a new cabinet for Germany with Herman , Mueller as premier and foreign secretary is an nounced. The minister of labor, Herr Schlicke, is a socialist, as is the pre mier. The minister of economics is Herr Schmidt, also a socialist. END WAR ON REDS IN SOUTHERN RUSSIA Allied Forces Quit, Soviet Army 30 Miles Away. of a in the at in to NOVOROSSISK, Russia —General Denikine, commander of the antibol shevik forces in south Russia, says he will remain with his troops until the last. He has asked the British to furnish boats to transport 40,000 sol diers. Fifty per cent of his supplies will be moved to the Crimea, 25 per cent to Batum and the remainder will be left here. The bolsheviki are reported within 30 miles of Novorossisk. Green guards are all around tlie city. Denekine'_ troops and supplies already are being moved away as fast as ships are avail able. Honors War Martyrs. NEW YORK.—Seventeen scholar ships, ranging from $5000 to $40,000, in memory of Princeton men who fell in the war, have been established al the university, President John G. Hib ben announced recently. Sir Auckland Geddes to Come. LONDON.—Sir Aukland Geddes will sail for New York^m April 10 to take up his post as ambassador to the United States, according to announce ment Tuesday. Panama Canal Reopens. PANAMA.—Obstructions in the Cu lebra cut district of the Panama canal were removed March 28 and the great waterway is again open for traffic after a six-day interruption. SENATOR WILLIAMS SAYS GREAT CONSPIRACY BEAT TREATY. MOST CONFUSED ' GASFEST ' Believes There Are Men Who Perhaps Hope for Death of President— Glad to Quit United States Senate. JACKSON, Miss.—The peace treaty was rejected by the senate as a result of a "great conspiracy' 'against Presi dent Wilson, Senator John Sharp Wil liams declared March 26 to the Missis sippi legislature. Declaring the treaty debate was the "most confused gabfest in the his tory of the world," Senator Williams, long known as a master of sarcasm in senate debate, excoriated those who helped defeat tlie league i>f nations. "I do not see how any man who loves his country can look with un concern on what has just occurred," he said. "There was a chance for the United States to stand at the bead of a council of nations of the world; to lead the universe in the pathways of peace. The opportunity was rejected and future historians will refer to the last two years as the 'time of the great conspiracy.' "The long winded arguments in the senate were like fiddling as Home burned, talking with a world in chaos. Do you blame me for saying that I would rather be a dog and bay the moon than to Bpend one minute in the senate after the expiration of my terms of office? 'The great conspiracy commenced when the president went to Versailles and every time news came from Versailles that the president advo cated or opposed something the con spirators opposed his plans. They are two-by-four politicians. Senator Lodge is the head of the pjoison squad. squad. "I believe that there are men who are glad that the president is sick; perhaps hope for hi3 death. When Mc Kinley was shot down, when Garfield was shot, was there a democrat but expressed sorrow? Has any one seen words of sympathy for the president in any republican paper? A great man is sick, a great mind and a great character and they have whispered 'we've got him now.' "Men sometimes disparage ideal ists, but they are coarse-grained jackasses who do so and do it be cause they are coarse grained, but the idealists point the way and cheer men's souls.'' Boise Rotarians' Host. BOISE.—With Boise Rotarians as hosts, ttie Rotary clubs of Idaho, Utah and Montana held a two-day confer ence here last week. Nearly 300 men and half as many women attended. The address of International President Albert S. Adams featured the selsion. Ogden, Utah, won the presidency of the Rotarians association for the 20th district. Frank R. Bristol was elected. Lewistown, Mont., and I.ogan, Utah, presented, formal invitations for the 1921 conference, but the selection will be made later. Logan likely will get the convention, it was said. Resolutions indorsed recreation and welfare work for children; decent pay for teachers in all schools, and a mu tual understanding between capital and labor. The national conference is urged to take up the labor problem. NOTED PERSONS DIE WASHINGTON.—Representative W. J. Browning of Camden, N. J. LOS ANGELES.—Elmer Appersou, 58, of Kokomo, ind., a pioneer auto mobile maker. BUTTE.—James H. Hinkle, age 66, former president of the Silver Bow County Bar association, WICHITA. Kan.—Nicholas J. O' Brien, general manager of the Texas lines ol' the Orient railroad. DENVER, Col.—Dean H. Martyn Hart, rector of St. John's cathedral in this city for 40 years. He was born in England 82 years ago. BALriMODE, Md.—John Ross Key, grandson of Francis Scott Key and the last direct descendant of the au thor of the "Star Spangled Banner." SAN FRANCISCO.—News of the death at Honolulu of Col. Samuel Parker, one 'of the best known Ha waiians and former prime minister of Queen Liliuokalani, received. LONDON.—Mrs. Humphrey Ward, the novelist. She was better known tothe literary world as Mrs. Humphrey Ward, whose death is reported from ondon, was one of tne best known of the English novelists whose works came into prominence in the closing years of the 19th century. The corner stone of her literary reputation was laid in 1888, when the novel "Robert Elsmere,' made its appearance.