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GLOBE PRINTING COMPANY, LTD. * Editor and Bwiims Manage' GEO. A. SMITH. •erhiid'diM mutter rit*«-« Idaho, under the Aet of CoBHreiw of March 3. 1879. her ■*. 1W»7. at the pout office at Orange* 11 It. ■ Thursday, May 12, 1921 HARRIED OUT OF PARTY. A small manufaetor in Tennessee was dunned by a credi tor corporation which asserted that its auditor found the sum of $2.3d due, and a remittance would be gratefully received The Tennessee man replied that lie was willing to pay anything due, bht he took occasion to remark: f'\Ye do not like all this talk you are giving out about your auditor. We were in hopes that .with the out-going administration we would get a letter on auditors. We have been bothered with auditors—fellows checking up—lawyers who had no practice, school teachers, preachers, food admin islration, counterfeits, short haired women, long haired men. until we left the Democratic party, to stay gone until they could find someone who would let the commercial men run r their own affairs. This small manufacturer in Tennessee has a counterpart in every section of the country—probably in every commun ity. American industry got good and tired of government auditors, government agents, government inspectors, govern ment probers of all sorts who had plenty of time and expense accounts with no need to worry. American business men did the worrying. They had business to do, contracts to fill payrolls to meet .taxes to pay—and they were on the job early and late trying to make both ends meet. Every interruption to their wofk, every diversion of attention from their business meant loss to them, as w r ell as personal annoyance, son administration loaded its payrolls with lawyers who had no practice, with short haired women and long haired men, until thousands followed the example of the Tennessee manu facturer and left the party "to stay gone until they could let the commercial men run their own affairs. *» Tbe Wil I > There is a now regime at Washington, one that is pledged to less government in business and more business in govern ment. This does not mean that business will be given license to do as it please, just because it is to be given reasonable liberty. Iin his first address to Congress President Harding voiced a warning which will have the hearty approval of the Congress and of the people when he said, "But government approval of fortunate untrammeled business does not mean toleration of restraint of trade or of maintained prices by un natural methods. Good business will have encouragement and opportunity—bad business would better watch out. DEBT TO NEW CITIZENS. Vice President Coolidge contends that greater recogni tion should be given our new immigrant citizens for the loy alty and service they have rendered the United States, an address to the United Daughters of 1812, assembled in annual convention at Washington, Mr. Coolidge told his hearers that they had a justifiable pride in their ancestry, but that they and other citizens must not forget the debt the coun try owes to its new citizens glory in the achievements of our ancestors, President, recognize the achievements of onr new citizens and we must trust them to carry on those ideals to which this republic is dedicated. Tn While we have a right to said the Vice in the early days of American history, we must i t y y i I From the size of the salaries the leagué of nations fixed for themselves, they must have had a hunch that the league would soon be in a bad fix. ft m i * * i ! n* «Sä : : : : (Si 0 \ .. //■sä o'vv i / I rr-J / LARGE PICTURE HATS NEW SMALL HATS Becoming shapes for every taste—rich high and soft crowns with all the new discoveries in the Millin ery World for the use of Flowers, Feathers, Orna ments and Braids. Special prices on all styles of hats during all of next week at the Wilks' Millinery THE FOUNDATION OF WATER It is related that those who build on sand soon witness a collapse. Yet some of the world's greatest structures are bottomed on sand! And if sand, how about water? In that part of Idaho depending upon irrigation it may be truly said that we build on water. The foundation is water. It means everything. There was never a time in the history of this state when there was so much popular interest in this subject of water— of reclamation. We have about reached the limit of irrigation develop ment without more water—and we certainly need more such development. The foundation must be broadened. Ther* must be more acres available if we expect to attract added population. This means not .only agricultural growth and production, but it means growth and produçtion in many other directions. The extent of reclamation in Idaho is up to congress, and congress wants to know what is needed—what the people of Irrigated statep, and especially Idaho, think about it. They want a mass expression. Whatever is related by pur people, within reason, will undoubtedly be the basis of action. It is, therefore, of the highest importance that we adopt means to formulate a concrete expression that will receive attention because of its popular aspects. r The only way to do it is through organized efforts. We have in this state a reclamation association, the child of the late Major Fi*ed R. Reed, which already has done much to j aid in this vitally important work. Tn view of action by congress it is necessary that this I representative body express itself, and with that thought in j< mind a convention has been called in Pocatello, the date being j< vet undetermined but probably, as now indicated, some time early in June. Every board of county commissioners, every commercial club, every irrigation association, in short every' community, 1 'liould be represented at this convention so that a full and fair |< voice may be expressed. ENCOURAGE CABLE COMPANIES. The Senate has passed the bill introduced by Senator Frank B. Kellogg of Minnesota to regulate and license the landing of submarine cables in the United States. The meas ure prevents the landing of cables without a permit issued by the President, and authorizes him to revoke licenses when it would be to the government's interest to do so. The need for the legislation was shown in the recent controversy over the landing of the Western Union Cable at Miami. It is anticipated that the passage of the bill will stimulate the lay ing of American cables and the furnishing of additional facil ities to American press associations and others. "There is a great dearth of. American news in South America, Japan, and China,'' asserted Senator Kellogg in discussing the bill. "Our hearings showed a most pressing need for extension of cable and radio communication to all parts of the world, es pecially South America and the Orient. This government should exercise , all the power possible to encourage American cable companies to extend their services, similar to the cable bill, is now pending before the committee, and Senator Kellogg hopes to get early action npon it. A radio bill, ? I SALES VS. PROFITS TAX. Tl has been asserted that the excess profits tax- has the effect of adding some 23 per cent to the retail price of goods, each man through whose hands the goods pass trying to add his excess profits tax to his cost of production, and each of them puts on all he can in order to be sure to get on enough One fault of the excess profits tax is that no one can tell just what the rate is upon each taxpayer, and tha business cannot tell in advance just what his tax will be at the end of the year. One advantage of the sales tax is that it is definite and certain, and, if at the rate of one per cent, the dealer not possibly justify adding more than one per ceijt on the dollar to the price of any commodity, an average a sales tax would add about three and a half per cent to the retail price of goods, which would be qnite ing as compared with 23 per cent, excess profits tax adds 23 per cent to the price of the goods is corroborated by the statistics which show that retail prices have not come dowti in proportion to the decline in whole sale prices. get off easier with a sales tax than he does with an excess profits tax. man can It is estimated that on a sav The assertion that the It seems pretty clear that the consumer would AT EASE—THE GUARD'S AWAKE. Secretary of State Hughes is not only vigilant in looking after American interests abroad, but he is clear, forceful, and convincing in the language he uses to state the American claims. Relative to participation of American the development of oil resources in the Dutch East Indies, he says very directly that the United States has given foreign capital equal opportunity in this country, that the people of other nations are permitted to develop oil properties in the Dutch East Indies, and that the United States expects that the same privileges will be extended to the people of this country. Tt is encouraging to find an American spokesman talking for America—not selfishly, but in a dignified and self-respecting manner. We ask no special favors leges. We do ask and expect equal opportunity. concerns in or privi UNCLE SAM SAYS 10WLY ONION IS EDIBLE LILY ... <: , I« V-; F »'• "Ar ;ÿ ' ; i WZ . 1 fK or v ÜI turn k .V -y» J-*'-'*' S i ■ ▼ > * i ■f * •-* A $ Mr 4T*. ; n * Uncle Sam wants us all to eat more onions. He says the onion has been falsely painted—that in reality it H only an edible lily. Says we shouldn't pay any attention to etiquette in attempting to eliminate odors from the breath—but instead follow oar appetites and eat the onion we all like and is good for us. At least the U. S. Bureau of Markets says it contains more vitamines than any other vegetable, vitamines are essen tial, say food experts. Pictured here are two tots of the southwest and just a part çf the new 7,000 car crop which is now coming on. j « < I ( j< j< < < 1 |< Now is the time Mr. Man to buy Shoes À r •/ ► « U, « > - ► » We have placed our entire stock of work and dress shoes on sale at the final Closing out prices < > » < > Lot No. 1 SALE PRICE $5.00 This lot includes Mens Shoes—sizes 5 1-2 to 11—in dress shoes, medium and heavy work shoes—values up to $7.50 Lot No. 2 CLOSING SALE PRICE $6-75 This lot includes Medium and Fine dress shoes—best grade work shoes in combination and welts high tops—former priced up to $10.00 < > 1" Lot No. 3 CLOSING PRICE $7.50 Includes our best lines of Walk-over and Weyenberg Dress shoes, brown and black, kid and e-alf stock—values up to $12.00 ► jj 1 I Entire shoe stock is from the foremost Ameri can factory and these prices will be much below present values. 1 > J. 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