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TRAITOR'S OFFER 8ANTIBANEZ DESIRES PARDON AS PRICE OF LIVES OF RELATIVES OF MEXICAN GENERAL. Brother of First Chief Being Held As Hostage and May be Executed by Captors When Carranza's Reply is Received. Washington.—Elizo Arredondo, head of the Carranza agency here, issued a statement Monday summarizing dis patches from Vera Cruz, confirming reports of the capture of General 3eeus Carranza,, brother of the first chief, by General Alfonso Santibanez in San Geronimo, state of Oaxaca, on J>ecember 30. The general and his son and nephew are being, held as hos tages, hut his entire staff has been «executed by Santibanez. The statement said: "'General Santibanez entered the -ranks of the constitutionalist revolu tionary army at the close of the Huer ta regime, e succeeded in gaining the confidence of General Jesus Car ranza, who supplied him with troops and munitions of war and finally suc ceeded In having him named military commander of the Isthmus cf Tebaun iepec. "The first chief has received word from Santibanez that if he will sanc tion some unknown arrangement claimed to have been made between Santibanez and General Jesus Car ranza, and will pardon his treachery and allow him to retain his military office, he will release General Car ranza and his two relatives. He makes thq, threat that unless his conditions are met he will execut General Jesus Carranza and his son and nephew. "Carranza's reply, feelingly dictat ed, was: 'Such traitorous conduct can receive no pardon. If my brother's death is a necessary step towards the triumph of our principles and the es tablishment of peace I am willing that he die. And I know that with the feelings of a true soldier my brother will be willing to sacrifice his life for his country.' '' SIBERIAN PRISONERS PAROLED. .Although Not Confined, They Are in Want of Food. Washington.—To relieve German »nd Austrian prisoners of war a com mittee of missionaries, principally Americana, have started from Pekin tor the interior of Siberia, bearing medical supplies and clothing furnish ed by the American Red Cross and to plan an extension of their work of mercy. The prisoners are not confined, but generally have been paroled under pledge not to leave the neighborhood. Their only wants are food, clothing and medicine. PRICE OF WHEAT GOES UP. Sales to Europe on Chicago Board Estimated at 3,000,000 Bushels. Chicago.—Europe's bitter need of bread resulted Monday In spectacular buying of wheat and set new war prices here. It was pointed out, how ever, that the top quotations, $1.34% for May delivery, was still roundly 50 cents a bushels under the price forced bere in 1898 by Joseph Leiter during a world-wide peace—$1.85. The total «aies to Europe on Mon day In the United States were esti mated at 3,000,000 bushels. Of this aggregate, 750,000 bushels was defi nitely known to he for the relief of the starving people of Belgium. KENDRICK NOW GOVERNOR. Public Reception Followe Inaugura tion of New Officials in Wyoming. Cheyenne, Wyo.—The inauguration of John B. Kendrick as governor and other Btate officials of Wyoming elect ed in November took place Monday. The oath was administered by C- N, Potter, chief justice of the supreme . court Besides Governor-elect Kendrick, the officials inaugurated, were Frank Houx, secretary of state; Herman B. Gales, treasurer; Robert B. Forsythe, Auditor; Edith K. O. Clark, state su perintendent; Richard H. Scott, jus tice of the supreme court. A public reception was held at the capitol in the evening. NEW GOVERNOR IN NEVADA. Emmet J. Boyle Inducted Into Office ' ae Chief Executive. Carson City, Nev.—In the presence at a large audience Emmet J. Boyle eras Inducted into office as governor at Nevada at the capitol here Monday. WLb one exception the entire staff of state official« took the oath of office Jointly. Another Steamer Lost. London. —According to advices re ceived here from Stockholm, the Swedish steamer Carma has been lost In the North sea with her crew of twenty men. It is presumed that the Carma struck a mine. Arbitration Hearing Resumed. 'Chicago.—Both -the cost and the standard of living among railroad em ployees have been raised In the last few years, according to testimony giv en before the western railway wage arbitration hearing resumed Monday. Killed in Landslide. Bingham, Utah.—Barney Guirl, 33 years of age, operating a drill ma chine In the workings of the Utah Gqpper company, was killed Monday Afternoon when he was caught beneath A landslide. Slogan la "Buy it Now." Omaha, Neb—A nation-wide cam paign to assist in the revival of busi ness under the slogan "Buy it now," wsg kuochfiä hem by the Agricultural publishers' aseoclaiUon, * national ae fociation of farm papers. MONTPELIER EXAMINER, MONTPELIER, SURVIVORS OF EMDEN ON BEACHED VESSEL m \ \u / mm ■ ■ - * - it b I - ■ V* M a pfr: I t I W Î m-y : i M I ; WM mm m mm - L'.ïiî m amcei tramp This photograph of the surviving men of the crew of the German cruiser Emden was taken by an Australian offi cer on board the vessel after it had been run a ground as a result of the battle with the Sydney. T PROMPT ACTION URGED BY 8ENATE BODY TO PUT VESSELS UNDER AMERICAN FLAG. Believed That Measure Would Result In Great Benefit to Producers, Business Men and Bankert of the Whole Country. Washington.—Initiating the aggres sive fight to be waged in congress for passage of the government ship pur chase bill, majority members of the senate commerce committee on Wed nesday filed a report recommending the measure. The report filed by Senator Fletcher, acting chairman, quoted freely from the report submitted by Secretaries McAdoo and Redfleld on general shipping conditions, showing enorm ous increases in ocean transportation since the European war began. "Unquestionably,'* said the report, "if we had additional ships under the American flag the situation would rap idly Improve and much of the distress of producers, business men and bank ers, not only In the south, but through out the country, would be relieved. The need Is urgent. There Is no tell ing how long the disturbance abroad will last and ho*7 long, therefore, we shall suffer unices the requisite action Î8 taken promptly." Secretary Redfleld, in a letter writ ten to Senator Fletcher to accom pany the report, declared that for years the United States had gone along with Its ocean shipping in the hands of its competitors, "like a de partment store without any delivery system except such as our competitors were willing to supply us." Babes Dead of Poison. New York.—The slow poison ad ministered six days ago by Mrs. Ida Rogers to her two babes and herself resulted Monday in the death of the older child John, aged 2, Lorida, 8 months old, died last The mother's death was expected. week. The • l 5 ■ 1 : - M % ■■ ! m ,<• M o' - DR. C. E. MUNR0E Or. Charles Edward Munroe, who I« in the government employ at Wash ington, is one of the country's lead ing experts on explosives. Chicago Quits Shipping. Chicago.—Shipments of all food supplies handled by Chicago packers to Europe has ceased completely in the last six weeks because of the seiz ure of meat cargoes by Great Britain, it is announced. War Risks Reduced. London.—The government rate of insurance of cargo against war risks will be reduced, it waB announced Wednesday, from one and one-half guineas to one guinea per cent. The new rate takes effect December 31. Mrs. Murdock Dead. Wichita, Kan—Mrs. M. M. Mur dock, mother of Congressman Victor Murdock, died Wednesday, following a recent stroke of paralysis. She was the widow of M. M. Murdock, founder of the Wichita Daily Eagle. Harrison Flske Bankrupt : producer. Llebllltlea were given aa »94,000 and asseta as 178,000. New York.—A voluntary petition in bankruptcy was filed in the United States district court by Harrison Grey Piske, theatrical manager and SgK SENATE APPROVES CONTAINS THE RESTRICTIVE LIT ERACY TEST FOR THE AD MISSION OF ALIENS. Exemption Made in Case of Belgians, Who Will Be Allowed to Come to This Country to Engage in Agricultural Pursuita. Washington.—The Immigration bill, containing the restrictive literacy test for admission of aliens which has been the obstacle in immigration re form legislation for the greater part of two national administrations, passed the senate on Saturday by a vote of fifty to seven. The overwhelm ing majority was recorded despite the fact that President Wilson had indi cated he would veto the measure, as did former President Taft, if it should come to him with the educational test included. The vote in the senate indicated that the bill could be repassed by more than the necessary two-thirds majority should the president reject the measure, against the bill were: Senators who voted Brandegee, McCumber, Martine, O'Gorman, Rans dell, Reed and Walsh. The bill passed the house on Febru ary 4, last, by a vote of 241 to 126. Although the senate amended the house bill In several particulars, the literacy test was unaltered, save for an additional exception to Belgian subjects, which was adopted after pro longed debate. Already several American organisa tiens are endeavoring -to induce Bel gian refugees to settle in tills country. The amendment, as finally adopted by a vote of 34 to 22, follows: "That the provision of this act re lating to the literacy test or induced or assisted immigration shall not ap ply to agricultural Immigrants from Belgium who come to the United States during the course of the pres ent European war or within one year after its termination, owing to circum stances or conditions arising through the war, if't is shown to the satisfac tion of the commissioner general of immigration that the said Belgian im migrants come with the intention oi engaging in agriculture In the United States and to become American citi zens." 8HIP BILL AN ISSUE. Measure May be Supplanted Only by Appropriation Bills. Washington.—Government purchase of ships as proposed In the adminis tration bill to create a shipping board, finance a $10,000,000 shipping corpor ation and expend not to exceed $30, 000,000 for the purchase or chartering of ocean carriers, became on Monday the foremost issue before congress. By a vote of 46 to 29 the senate made the ship purchase bill the un finished business, to be supplanted only by appropriation hills. Gotham Death Rate Low. New York.—New York's death rate for the year just closed was 13.40 per 1 000 of population, according to fig ures made public Saturday by the city's department of health. Last Honors Paid Rockhill. Litchfield, Conn.—The funeral ser vices for William W. Rockhill, the diplomat who recently died at Hono lulu while on his way to China, was held in St. Michael's Episcopal church here Saturday. Mob Menaces Minister. Oakland, Cal.—As a climax to hours ot gi filing by a coroner's jury and threats of lynching, Rev. R. A. M. Browne, minister and temperance worker, was arrested, charged with a statutory crime. Polo Champion Honored. London.—Baron Wimborne, who last summer took to the United States the victorious British polo team, has been appointed lord lieutenant of Ire land, in succession to the Marquis of Aberdeen. Skater shoot)* Clerk. Utica, N. Y.—John Morrison, aged 40, once champion hockey skater of Canada, shot and killed Ezra Alpert, a hotel clerk, and turned the rifle on himself, inflicting a wound from which he may die, FORKS DEFEATED ONE ARMY CORPS SURRENDERS, WHILE REMNANTS OF OTHER ARE BEING PURSUED. Both Petrograd and Berlin Assert Thai Condition): in Eastern Theatre of War Remain Practically Un changed, the Fight Proceeding. Turkey apparently has suffered one of the worst defeats of the war. Pet rograd reports that two of the Ottoman army corps in the Caucasus have been utterly defeated in the district of Sari Kamysh, Transcauasia, one of them surrendering, while the remnants of the other are being relentlessly pur sued. In addition, still another corps in the vicinity of Ardahan is reported to be striving desperately to find au outlet through the snow-filled passes of the Armenian mountains to escape from the oncoming Muscovites. These Turkish forces evidently had Tiflis, capital of Transcaucasia, as their ob jective. That the Russians worked havoc among the Turks at Sari Kamysh is indicted by the statement in the of ficial report that the small bodies of troops which succeeded in escaping "were stroyed. In the eastern theatre of war both Petrograd and Berlin assert that con ditions remain virtually unchanged, al though the operations are proceeding without cessation. In the west the most severe fighting is taking place on the eastern end of the line, where the French declare they have made gains in the occupa tion of strategic positions In the vicin ity of Rouvrois and St. Mlhiel. While Great Britain Is favorable to the plan of the United States to cer tify cargoes destined for European ports. It is said that she cannot con sider auch certification an absolute guarantee and that the right of search cannot be waived. vigorously pursued and de ■ ■ h / 1 4 I I v : S : ?v \ ■':;V j: SHÖ ADMIRAL MADDEN Admiral Sir Charles Edward Mad den, C. V. O., who commands the Third cruiser squadron of the British navy. He was born in 1868. Revives Tariff Iscue, Washington.—Senator Ballinger has introduced a resolution for the repeal of the Underwood-Slm-mcns tariff ae and the re enactment of the Payne Aldrich iaw "because of the pending commercial depression." Boston Scores Low Record. Boston.—The lowest death rate ever recorded for this city was reported Saturday by the hoard of health. Dur ing the last year 11,803 persons died in Boston, a death rate ot 15.8, as com pared with 16.1 last year. preparing for Invaders. London.—Stimulated by the expec tation that Germany probably would some day attempt a landing on the east coast of England, Yorkshire is making special preparations to re sist the invaders by enrolling a corps of civic guards and volunteers. Hotel Owner Fail* Pittsburg.—D. F. Henry, well known at the owner of Pittsburg hotel, Sat urday voluntarily filed a petition In bankruptcy, giving his liabilities as f1,(06,137, and assets as $1,412,6?2. GERMANS DO NOT BLAME UNITED 8TATE8 NOT EXPECTED TO PROHIBIT EXPORTATION OF ARMS AND AMMUNITION. High Authorities in Berlin Hold That This Country is Within Ita Rights in Permitting Trade in War Supplias. Washington.—The German govern ment, according to statements before the house foreign affairs committee, on Tuesday, doe« not expect legisla tion in this country to prevent the ex portation of arms and ammunition to the European belligerents. Chairman Flood of the committee said be understood that the German government through its foreign office had taken this position, and Represen tative Metz of New York told the com tr/ttee he recently had talked with "high authorities" in Berlin, who held that the United States was within ita rights under International law in per mitting trade In war supplies with the belligerents. Chairman Flood made his statement in the course of an argument with Representative Bartholdt, who was be fore the committee advocating his res olution which would empower the pres ident to prohibit auch exportation. He asked Representative Bartholdt if this attitude on the part of -the Ger man government would alter his con viction as to the necessity for the proposed legislation. The latter re plied that his opposition to the traf fic in war supplies was not controlled by the German government, but was based on a sense of ''international morality." HATTERS TO PAY DAMAGES. Judgment Against Labor Union Mem bers in Boycot Case. Washington.—Ending eleven years of litigation, the supreme court on Tuesday held that some two hundred Connecticut labor union members must pay $252,130 damages under the Sher man anti-trust law, for a nation-wide boycott of D. E. Locwe & Co., Dan bury, Conn., hat manufacturers, who refused to unionize their shops. The bank account and homes of many of the men already are under attachment to pay the judgment and the next step probably will be foreclosure. Leading lawyers of congress dis agreed on whether this decision meant that union workmen would be liable in the future for damages on account of boycotts. CANAL GUNS SATISFACTORY. Panama Fortificationi Are Sufficient, According to Colonel Goethals Washington.—The fortifications of the Panama canal were described as satisfactory by Colonel Goethals, gov ernor of the Panama zone, before the house naval committee on Tuesday. Colonel Goethals told how the great guns mounted at the entrances to the waterway measured up to the heaviest weapons that could be brought to bear by any foreign war craft afloat, of carefully planned mine fields and ot mammoth sweeping the entire range of gunfire. searchlights capable of Find Butte Miner Guilty. Bozeman, Mont.—Thomas Retallick, charged with the theft of documents and funds from the safe of the Butte union of the Western Federation of Miners, when the safe was dynamited during the labor disturbances in Butte last June, was found guilty here Tues day. The jury recommended that he be given one year in prison. Cardinal Under Arrest. Amsterdam.—A dispatch received by the Tljd from Rosendaal says that Cardinal Mercier, primate ot Belgium and archbishop of Maiines, has been arreBted by the German authorities and held a prisoner in his palace at Ma iines under a military guard. Price of Flour Advanoes. Chicago.—War prices on Tuesday not only hoisted wheat, hut dealt a stunning blow to consumers of flour. Top grades of the best patent flour were elevated just 65 cents a barrel as compared with twenty-four nours pre vious, being held at »7.15 a barrel. Policeman Killed by Robber. Chicago.—A policeman and a bur glar were shot to death and an alleg ed highwayman was mortally wound ed in two revolver battles police fought with four robbers caught in an attempted hold-up and a burglary. Kansas Relief Ship Sails. New York.—The steamship Hannah sailed for Rotterdam on Tuesday with a $500,000 cargo of food and clothing contributed by the people of Kansas for the relief of destitute Belgians. Kaiser to Eat War Bread. Berlin.—Emperor William has given orders that the so-called war bread be served-to himself and the members of his entourage. This bread con sists of 85 per cent of rye flour and 15 per cent of potato cakes. Will Exchange Prisoners. London.—The official Information bureau announced Tuesday that an agreement had been reached between England and Germany providing for the exchange of prisoners of war in capacitated for further service. Ten Lives Lost in Floods. Nogales, Ariz.—Ten lives were lost in the floods that swept portions of northwestern Mexico ten days ago. In the valley of the Mayo river, So nora, the towns of San Pedro, San Ygnacio and Etohojoa were destroyed. Seeking a Monopoly. Washington.—Senator Works In a speech on public health in the senate Tuesday, charged that the allopathic school of medicine was seeking through pnblic health legislation to I get a monopoly. j-"""" AMERICANS—.. of Statewide Prohibition in Hie Message to Lawmakers. Boise, Idaho.—The opening of the thirteenth Idaho legislature and the Inauguration of Governor Alexander, together with other elected state of ficials, took place at high noon Mon day. Immediately afterward both houses o£ the legislature organized b} carrying out the Republican party cant cua program In electing Albert H. Conner of Bonner county speaker of the house and Senator John W. Hart of Menan president pro tem. of the senate. The inauguration ceremony place before a large assembly in the house of representatives. General L. V. Patch, master of cere monies, acted as escort to the delega tion of state officials, sworn In by Chief Justice Isaac N. Sullivan, the order in which they took the oath of office the officials are: William M. Morgan, Governor Alex ander, Lieutenant Governor Herman H. Taylor, Secretary of State George R. Barker, Attorney General J. H. Pet erson, State Treasurer John W. Eagle son, State Auditor Fred L. Huston, Superintendent AM Public Instruction Miss Bernice McCoy, State Mine In spector Robert N. Bell. The members-elect of both bouses were immediately afterward sworn in. In the house of representatives Ernest Anderson of Canyon county was nom inated by the Democrats against Al bert H. Conner, Republican, for speaker. ■Conner was elected on a straight party vote of 32 to 28. In the senate, Senator E. M. Pugmire of Bear Lake county was nominated by the Demo crats for president pro tem. against Senator Hart. Hart won on a vote ot ,20 to 11. The list of attaches of both houses, as presented by the Republi can majority wings were presented, elected and sworn In. Lieutenant Governor Taylor, as pre siding officer of the senate, and Speaker Conner, in addressing the senate and house, respectively, de clared that as the Republican party was In control of the legislature and the administration of that party had been attacked over steals in the state house, the party Itself would do its own housecleaning. By Inserting in Mb message at the very last moment, and just before reading it, a plank declaring for state wide prohibition by legislative enact ment so that Idaho can go dry on tlie same date Oregon and Washington adopt prohibition, as well as the Ram stedt report on the state treasury steal, in which other state officials aro named as securing part of the short age money, Governor Alexander sprung a genuine sensation. Reduction is the watchword in the annual message of Governor Alexlan der, which he read before the law makers on Tuesday. "If I understand the voice of the people correctly, I must state that they desire from your hands and mine a complete reconstruction of the affairs of the state government upon lines of efficiency and economy, and especial ly upon the question of taxation," he says in his message. ''They desire the lowest taxes to be levied upon them that are consistent with the dig nity and necessities of the state.'' Later on the governor says: "The law-abiding spirit prevailing among the people of this state neces sitates very few laws to -be passed by your body. We have too many laws. The repeal of some of the laws that we have on the statute books would be a blessing to the people." The governor says in regard to con tinuing appropriations that such ''are absolutely wrong and have no place in a free country. The dead have un right to legislate for the living." took Ad jutant 10 Justice Tieplate Patents Upheld. Chicago.—Validity of patents involv ing a railroad tieplate in extensive use throughout the country, after six years of litigation, was upheld here Tuesday by decision of the United States court of appeals. Forty millions of the plates are said to be in use. Garibaldi Loses Another Son. Parie —Another son of General Ric ciottl Garibaldi, and grandson of the great Italian patriot, has been killed in action, according to a semi-official note issued Tuesday. Advocates Woman Suffrage. Providence, R. I.—The extension to Rhode Island women of the right to vote for president was advocated by Governor Beeckman in his inaugural address Tuesday. Three Electrocuted. Trenton, N. J.—Three men were electrocuted in the state prison Tues day night, marking the first triple ex ecution since the electric chair was installed in New Jersey. Land Shark Sentenced. Kansas City, V.o.— Dr. C. E. Cham here, convicted of fraudulent use of the mails in connection with the sales ol Florida everglade land, was sentenced to two years in prison and a fine ol $ 6 , 000 . Washington.—Widows and minor children of the deceased bankrupts are entitled to a year's support, or allow ance. It such Is authorised by state statutes, as 1» generally the case. Such I was the decision of die supreme court New Records Set at Portland. Portland, Ore.—New northwestern price records were established on the Portland exchange Tuesday for wheat, oata, bran and shorts. Wheat advanced 6 cents a bushel, while oats, bran and shorts advanced $1.50 a ton. Auto License Law Valid. Washington.—The Maryland automo bile license law was upheld as consti tutional by the supreme court. The court held that in the absence of fed eral regulation of interstate automobile travel states may regulate such traffic. Affirm Widow's Right* IDAHO STATE NEWS The Republican majority of tbs house caucus, afteV taking twenty-five ballots, elected A. H. Conner of Bon county speaker. Idaho has ner furnished this year enough Italian prunes to feed the en. tire standing army of the United States for five years. The insurance adjuster has allow ed insurance on the burned Pocatel lo high school building to the amount of $41,250, or the fujl amount of thq policy. , Boise has been prospering accord, ing to the postal records for the past Both postal recipts and stamp year. sales were larger during 1914 than during the previous year. Joe Sabich, who was accused of as saulting Nick Millich with a knife at Boise, has been dismissed from cua tody. Millich was stabbed in the back * with a knife on December 18. The bonded indebtedness of the state at this time is $2,390,250, most of which is in 4 per cent bonds. Thera are a few issues of 5 per cent bonds, two of 4*4 per cent and one of 6 per cent. Idaho boasts the only woman bank president in the northwest and one ot the few in the entire United States or In the world. She is Miss Ina N. An thes, president of the Citizen's Bank of Pocatello. Judge Edward A. Walters, senior district judge of the Fourth judicial district for the past eight years, an nounces that upon retiring from the bench he will resume the practice of law at Twin Falls. Murlin, four-year-old son of Don C. Stallings, met with a frightful death at Lewisville by fire. It is supposed his clothes caught fire at the kitchen stove, but it is a mystery as the child was alone at the time. The Wood river section of Blaine county has mined and shipped $30, 000,000.00 in round figures of silver lead product to the smelters during an active period of production cover ing about 10 years. Some of the depositors of the Idaho State bank at Hailey will be partially recompensed for their losses by the American Surety company of New York, which bonded William G. Cruse, former bank examiner. There are about thirty] thousand acres of what Is considered commer cial' bearing apple trees in the state. A part of this acreage is under seven years of age, and cannot be expected to be heavy producers. -H. J. McCain, aged 65 years, living on a ranch near the Lone Star school, dropped dead from heart failure while assisting his son toss hay on a rack. Mr. McCain was In good health up to the time of his death. It Is the intention of Game Warden Gowen to ask the legislature for the repeal of the present regulations re garding the game of the state and tc propose an entirely new law. He is preparing such a bill at this time. Nine years ago New York 123456 Frank Steuenberg, täten governor ol Idaho, was killed by the explosion of a bomb planted near the gate ol his home by Harry Orchard, self-con fessed slayer of men by occupation. A special grand jury was impaneled in the district court at Boise to in vestigate the state treasury steal and other state departments to determine whether or not there Is sufficient evidence on which to return indict ments. The total production of apples for the state this year aggregates, In all, twenty-four hundred cars. Twelve hundred cars were commercial packs, about six hundred errs being sold for domestic consumption within the state, and about the same amount foi by-products. Representative Addison T. smitt has introduced a bill authorizing the appropriation of two hundred and fifty thousand dollars for making s suitable addition to the federal build ing at Boise, and appropriating fifty thousand cash to begin the work ol enlargement. Thomas Leonard, a blacksmith o4 Pocatello, is in the county jail charg ed with beating his wife. The hear ing was to have taken place several days ago, but the condition of Mra Leonard made it imperative that ths hearing be postponed until she able to appear as a witness. Something entirely new in the waj of community development will b« proposed at this session of the legla lature when Power county asks foi a law permitting the creation of an Independent railroad district says tht Boise Statesman. Senator Houtz oi that county will propose such a law Or the funds at the disposal of th« state's schools for the past biennium there remained at the end of the yeai slightly more than $35,000. Part ol this amount will revert to the state treasury and the remainder will main In the endowment funds of whict it is a part. There is more than $1,000,000 t« the credit of the state in the v&rioui funds, and including $164,061.04 whicl has not yet been apportioned. Th« report of the state ueasurer to th* auqitor for the month of Decembei f : shows a total of $1.027,061.44 in this manner. was re coveret \ Bo]£e is In no danger of ine niis coming summer. an ice fam thick was cut recently on the mil pond on the south side and the rive near the Broadway bridge is fr«>zei from bank to bank, the flrBt time it many years. The Idaho Wool Growers' associa tion will convene for its annual tng in Boise on January 7 and 8. Th« meeting will be featured by discus skms of matters pertaining to the in dustry in this state, particularly on » bounty on predatory animals and UM aalt situation. meet His report for the fourth quarte: of the year has been presented ti Governor Haines by Bank Commie sioner Reid. Mr. Reid's statemen shows a decrease in the expenses a the office to the amount of $2.334.41 ter the two years.