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MONTPKUKK. IDAHO, TODAY, DEC. 27, 1918 >L. XXIV. NUMBER 40 ECRETARY GLASS ISSUES APPEAL TO THE PEOPLE counts the Tremenduous Cost of the War and Asks the People to Continue to Give the Government Needed Financial Support I San Francisco, Dec. 13.—Carter Blass, the new Secretary of the Treas ury, in a telegram to Governor James K. Lynch of the Twelfth Federal Re serve District, announces that ex penditures of the government during jhe fiscal year beginning July 1, 1918 f find including December 18, 1818, ex ceeded nine billion six hundred mil Ion dolls re and that expenditures in he month of November were nearly In the current 188,080,000,000. I month of December up to and in ! eluding December IS expenditure# I exceeded $1,000,000,000. It is esti I mated that the total expenditures of I the fiscal year will be $18,000,000, 000 , Secretary Glass favors short ma | tnritlee for the Fifth Liberty Loan I and announces that the Treasury De ! partment wilt continue the sale of I War Savings Stamps and Certificates I In a most energetic manner. The I complete telegram to Governor Lynch I follow*: "In assuming the office of Becre ' tary of the Treasury, I desire to say Ï a few words to the American people, : and particularly to the splendid or I ganisatlon of men and women, whose unselfish labors under the leadership I of my great predecessor, have made the story of our war finance one of the most glorious chapters in the his tory of America's part in the war. "Millions of Americana have con tributed in the most vital, tangible and necessary way to the winning of They have loaned their j dollars to tl|etr country with no I small sacrifice of personal comfort I and enjoyment, and have given largely of personal effort and service. For all time we have disproved the I; slander that Americana are a money | loving people, incapable of rising above materialistic things. In the eighteen short months of the tear American people subscribed for eighteen billion dollars of Liberty Bonds and War Savings Certificates. "The banking Institutions and the people of the country financed the re quirements of the war in anticipation of the Liberty Loans and of the taxes the fiscal year ended June 80, 1918, by the purchase of a total of $12, 600,900.000 ot Treasury Certificates of Indebtedneaa, all of which has been retired or provided for out of taxee or bond issues at the time the armistice was signed. „ "The expenditures ot the govern ment, excluding transactions in the principal of the public debt, during k the current fiscal year beginning July [ 1, 1918, to and including December I 18, 1818, exceeded $9,800,000 000. I Expenditures in the month of No | vember nearly equalled $2,000,000, I 800 and in the current month of De I camber, to and including December I 18, exceeded one billion dollara. I "The proceeds of the Fourth Ltb ■ arty Loan so far received have ail I been spent, and the remaining in I stallments payable on subscriptions to I that Loan will be needed to meet B maturing Treasury Certificates of In § debtedness issued in anticipation of R that Loan, and as yet unpaid. Since I tre armistice was signed, Secretary R McAdoo has estimated that the cash i outgo from the Treasury during the ■ current fiscal year ending Jane 30, B 1918, win amount to $18,000,080, E 000 and much more than half ot that U amount baa already been expended ■ in the five and on e-half montas which ■ have elapsed. The treaty of peace ■ baa not yèt been signed, nor any part I of our army demobilised. Produc ta tion of war materials and supplies the war. DEATH OF WOMAN REVEALS MUCH WEALTH Denver, Colo.—When Aline Ma thilda Julia Cardoner of B* reel on in, Spain, died a few days ago In Albu querque, N. M., her friends believed ■he was comparatively poor. But when her attorney, Joseph R. Wilson nf Alburquerque, came to Denver Tuesday and opened her Mfety de posit boxes in local bantu be found : $320 *89 worth of Liberty bonds and thousands of dollars worth of Hither securities. I Mrs. Cardoner was the widow of a Breatthy Spaniard, who owned a large Block of stocks in a chain ot stores ■ mining camps in Idaho. Ha spent ■pnslderabl* time in America. M Harry Orchard, now serving sent ■bm in tbe Idaho penitentiary for ■Mirder in connection with mine troo aome years ago, once owned one emth interest in the famous Her i mine at Burks, Idaho, and in Cardoner to mm* thin iniar hud reached the peak at the time the armistice w*b signed and the bills incurred during that period of max* imum production must be paid. "The Treasury must issue another large loan before the end of the fla cal year and I am entirely in accord with the policy outlined that this loan should take the form of bonds of short maturities. "It is vitally important that the Treasury should continue in a most mergetic way the sale of War Sav ings Sumps and Certificates. Among the valuable and mucn needed les sons we have partly learned from the war, is that of thrift and intelligent expenditure. "Thrift helped to win the war and will help us to Uke full advanUge of a victorious peace. It is therefore imperative that we do not relax Into the old habits of wasteful expendi ture and imperative that the habit of reasonable living (on the part of those of both large and small means) so easily acquired during the war pe riod be continued. "Millions of our people have be come holders of bonds of their gov ernment. but some of them seem to feel that they are under no further obligation to reUIn these bonds and they are selling them and using the money for unnecessary purposes or exchanging them for other securi ties of very doubtful value. So long as the United Sûtes needs to sell bonds, those who hold the present is sues should not dispose of them ex cept under the spur of urgent neces sity. They have invested in the best security in the world and it is both to their own Interest and to that of their government that these securities be reUined. "Organisations of patriotic men and women numbering probably well over two millions have been created and have given their time and service to the sale of liberty bonds and War Savings Certificates. These great bodies of earnest and patriotic peo ple, called together almost at the out set of the war and augmented con tinually by new recruiu, have ac complished a task which seems al most superhuman. My admiration is : great not only for the work accomp lished, but for the spirit in which it was accomplished. It is my earnest wish to reUin and continue these great organizations until the work has been completed. We face this work at a time when we are handi capped in many ways. "There is no doubt that there is throughout the country a feeling of relaxation—a feeling of self-satisfac tion at the work already performed and a strong and not unreasonable and actlvUier The organisations were prepared for the task which would have confront ed them had the war continued SÄTÄS handicaps they will not now relax their efforts and leave the task un finished. "Victory has come to us earlier than we might reasonably expected, but victory will not cause us to neg lect the completion of that work which made victory possible. "Our men on the other side still have their work before them and so have we. They will not leave until the task is fully accomplished, nor I am sure then that the Treasury Department can, with con fidence, offer another liberty loan and continue the sale of War Sav ings Certificates knowing that the organisations will respond once more to the call for service and will at once prepare the ground and sow the seed so that the harvest msy he abundantly fruitful." eat as collateral for a loan. Orcb ard'a interest, after it had been transferred to the Spaniard, became worth hundreds of thousands of dol* When Cardoner died his widow in herlted bis estate. After she came to America she sold the one-s'xteenth Interest In the Hercnles mine for 8378,808 cash and placed the securt tiea purchased with this money in Desver safety deposit vaults. Later Mrs. Cardoner removed to Alburqaer que, lived modestly and told her at torney of her wealth. A daughter. the only heir. Uvea la Spain. shall we. Ian. 810,000,000 in BONUSES FOB CHICAGO LABORERS Chicago, Dm. $6.—Chicago wage earners will have an extra $10,808. 808to spend after Christmas. Busi ness Manager Robert Beach of the Chicago Association of Commerce to day estimated the total of Christmas bonus*» by Chicago firms will axcead that fi pure. 0 Which f 5£\ /. m * if % % if® ? 7M I * j ftR î» çfav. ♦ erty, are wide awake to the posslbili ties of dairying and to the Importance th * h ® rd ,lr ® U ■ ho " n by lh ® fact ot tbe,r recently purchasing one of the best bred bulls of the Holstein breed. This sire comes from Wiscon — >» - *■» »•» OHR1S BUHLER, SR. OF BERN, DIES CHRISTMAS MORNING. Cbrtatlan Buhler, Sr. died at his home in Bern at one o'clock a. m. on Do« 4 . 26th. hemorrhage resulting from asthma, with which be had suffered for sever al years. Mr. Buhler was born In 8witserland on Oct. 8, 1844. He came to this country about 40 years ago and located In Montpelier, where he resided for several year*, and then removed to Bern, where he had ever since made his home. Besides his wife, he Is survived by three daughters and six sons. One son. Parley, taw service In France and was wounded in action on the 5th of October and it is believed he ia now en route home. Funeral services will be held at the Bern meeting bouse this after noon at one o'clock. Death was caused from nt er as BANKS ESTABLISH HEW CLOSING HOUR On and attar January 1st tbe Bank of Montpelier and First National bank of this city and the Bear Lake State bank of Parta will dose for business at 8 o'clock p. m. sack day. Instead of at 4 o'clock, aa baa been tbe custom. In establishing the 3 o'clock closing bonr the banks of this county are simply adopting tbe cus tom of other banks generally thru out the United States. BROWN BROS. OF LIBERTY BUY A RECORD SIRE. That tbe Brown Brothers of Lib a Sire at tbe famous WsJcowis farms, wbere some of tbe beet blood ot tbi Holstein breed prevails. This young sire baa world's rec ords back of him. and dose up too. Hit three nearwt dams average over 28 lb*. In this asm* length of time. His mother ia but a three-year-old, and baa to her credit 80S lbs. of batter In one year. She In turn comes from a slater to tbe first and only cow la the world with a record of 68 lbs. ot butter In seven days. Tbe other grand-dam I* the fa mous old cow which held the 30-day world's record for several years, hav ing produced over 146 lbs. of butter in 88 days, this being practically as much as ths average cow produces in one year, AU through tba pedigree of this young bull are high records and all the sires have tested A. R. O. daugh ters which are leaders. The Immediate sire of the Brown bull Is a full brother to the famous record cow. Miss Korndyke Maid Ormsby with a record ot 1866 tba. of batter in one year, Tbe Liberty men are to be congrat nlated on this good movo in the right direction. They can now boast of the bam bred Holstein bull in the Rocky Mountains. People in the dairy business can well afford to keep their eyes on tbe Brown herd, for in it they will no doubt be able to find some record heifers when this bull * offspring come in milk. ' The man who sows seeds of cour will reap an abaa ">ev and hind dent harvest. Tbe secret of true wisdom In to jknov your lgnoraaoa. INFLUENSA CAUSES DEATH OF HENRY BARRETT. The deepest sorrow that ever en shrouded any home in Montpelier came to the home of Mr. and Mrs. TUomae Barrett on Christmas Bve.;, when their eon Henry died from the Influenza with which he bad been III lees than a weak. Ills death, com ing just a month and three days after the death of his brother Richard, cou pled with the tact that Mr. Barrett and the youngeet daughter. Lorens, were III with tbe dreadful disease., made the grief for the mother end nt her member* of tbe family almost unbearable. From every borne and from every person In Montpelier on Christmas Eva there were offered silent prayers for the recovery of thej afflicted members, and conld they have heard the words of sympathy f**t came from every tongue, fit would, in slight measure, have re lieved their sorrow. •-We.pt» glad to state that tbe lath er and daughter are doing as well as could be expected under tbe trying conditions. Henry was 84 years of age. He. was born at Farmington. Utah, but; his parents came to Montpelier when • Ud - *" d h ® *® «*» hood here. He was a young man who was liked by all who knew him,: ind his friends deeply feel h's sud den and unexpected taking off. Besides his venerable parents be ia survived by one brother and four slater*. Short open air funeral service* were held at th# Barrett home yea terday at noon and th* body consigned to Its final resting place In the city cemetery, by the side of those of his two brothers who pre eedad him to tbe Great Beyond. ■ - ____ Washington — Resources of tbe ■attonal banka of ths country on No vember 1, the date of the last call, aggregated 119,821,404.088, Comp troller of tbe Currency Williams an nounced Sunday. This not only was a new high record, hot was an In crease of 81,777,788,008 over the total shown by the call last August WRALTH OP tOUNTRY SHOWN BY RANK REPORT 31. The resources of the national banka: of the United States, Mr. Williams said, exceed the combined aggregate resources of tba national banka of sane of England, the Dominion of Canada France. »Uly. the Vether J * r " d < *f r "' Dy ' " • howB * U *®* r T 0 ™ . Mr. Wllllnme also Mid tbst the na tional banks' resources were only $1.800.888.888 less than the comb'n •d resources of all state and other banks and trust companies In the country, as shown by their reports of June, 1817, and that in the last five' years tbe growth of the resource« ot tha national institutions bad been greater than tbe increase which took place la the preceding 26 year*. Daring the present year, th* comp ' FREMDE.NTIAL CANDIDATE (roller'* report Mid. only one national hank in tbe entire country had failed « small Institution In California. Th's *aa declared th* best record since 1*78. CHAMP CLARK MAY BE WMhlngton.—Friends of Speaker '"lark la congress mid Tuesday that he speaker would be e candidate for he democratic preo'dentlal nom'ua on *n 1928, although «o f-rm-' sn ■oaocement of the sabjeet conld ha MANY IDAHO BOYS IN THICK OF THE FIGHTING War Department Officially Notifies Governor Where They Were Located-Rushed Into Advanced Lines. The war department has officially notified Ooveroor Alexander of the assignment of some of the Idaho troops after they reached France, showing that they were In the thick of the fighting In th« sectors In which they were located, being in the front linos In both Belgium and France. The communication la from Wil liam H. Johnston, major general, U. 8. A., commanding, and accompany ing It are letters from French com manders complimentary to the troops. It is In part as follows: "As cltlaens of the state of Idaho were assigned to the Slat division when It was organised st Camp Lewis Wash., August, 1917, and received h „ lr Military training at that place , (rlor t0 departure overseas In Juns, ipgg, u gives me pleasure to furnish yo „ t j, 0 following Information con cernlng the service of the 91st dlvls Ion since Its arrival In France, July 1818. "Proceeding by rail and marching t0 th * V | c i n tty of Pagny-eur-HeuM and Vo id, Meuse department, this di „t,| on was » part of the reserve of ,h e First American army, General J. Mlhlel salient, mi, but wpa not employed to sup port or r «| n forc# divisions than In t b a drst Bashed to Front bv Baa. "Proceeding by but and marching (or n t gh u. tbe division, rein tweed bp tbe 88th 8etd artillery bri gad<i and certain units of French gnd Argonne foreet at a portion of the Firth army corps. Major Gsn nrl , 0#org , „ Cameron. Th , ad . vance was mads from Foret de Hee M Jugt north 0 f t b* ciermont-Verdsn jj^ J. Pershing, during the action at St. September 11-18, field artillery, participated In tbe Ini tial offensive between tbe Mcuaa river highway, and east of th* celebrated of Vauquols, pt 6:80 o'clock^ September 84. Tbe dtvla'on (leas filth field artillery brigade) was re lieved from the front line October 4, and placed In reserve of the Fifth sr On October 4, the lllat _ corM M'ADOO READY FOR THE IBM CAMPAIGN Judson C, Welllver, Washington correspondent of the New York Globe: : Secretary McAdoo's resignation is not to be taken aa eliminating him »c 0 «* t*»« >»•» of presidential poeslbtl «'*8 for 1828. Quit# th* contrary, friend of the Secretary, who beyond question la In a position to know kow Mr. McAdoo would wlab kfs rselgna lion to be construed, declares that tbe retirement doe* not at all affect the possibility of a presidential eon A close persons) and political bMi ration "Mr. McAdoo,** he said, "baa noth i ng to do with that. U Is a matter for tbe party, h )t <*„ nominal# him, and ha will be free to accept *' Ezp tal.»ag the resignation farther. he opined that the president la tutor mined not to run I. 1888, and that if there ever was a chance of hi. do ''O'"» 1 *® **•»*»• Cvwtalnly there I* no reason why the président, with tbe wonderful record be has made, should take the chance* Involved la in a third-term candldaey H# will retire In 1921 with a record of achievement in both domreti* and in (t^eattoual affaire that Insure* his place la history. The twe years of ! bittern ms, bickerings, and patty strife ahead will he mast dins gram If tbe party wants Ing so. It baa been ended by the re cent election and tbe outburst of erlt clem called forth by the peace nego tiations. the appeal for votes and the trip to Europe. Twe Bed Years Ahead. '"The administration." continued «he speaker, "has ahead 'of It two years nf uncomfortable time*, with a republican congress to make all the ' " se hut they will pass and he for ••»ten. while the enduring tome of hv president's great work will tower s h a monument. Look at Cloyu t toad's tant term, and at Um »tonn h» nfantry brigade was retunred to the line and fought under the First divin on unti relieved to rejoin the dlvis on. October 18, "Proceeding by rail and marching to Belgium. October 14-18, the di vision. reinforced by the ISrd field ar • tilery brigade. SXth division (Penn sylvania N. Q.,) was assigned to duty n the 'Group of Armies of Flanders,' ommanded by the king of Belgium, Major General Dégoutté, chief of staff. In that group it was assigned to the French army of Belgium, un der Major General Da Bo'seoudy and to the ÏU» army corps (French), un der Major General Massenet, advanc ing In line with French, British and Belgian troops as the enemy was driv en eastward through Belgium. "Its most active service la Belgium was bad during the advance from tbs !,ya river to the Scheldt river Octo ber 80-Novembsr 4. capturing t\te city of Audenarde, November !.. Later, It was attached to the 18th army enrpa I French!, ander Major General Penet. With auch corps It advanced »aet of the Scheldt river Inward Bros »«I*, until the advenes was Interrupt ed by the armistice, November 11. "It has slave been honored by se lection as ona of 18 combat divis ions designated to remain In Francs for further training sad possible ser vice It is marching cheerfully to ward Its new field of duty. "It gives me pleasure to easure you, and through you. ths people mt the state of Idaho, that repreeenu lives of that state have contributed toward the creditable record catab llshed by the flat division since It was called to participate In tha ra ces t advance of th* armies of th* United States and tha aille*. Your citlsen soldiers, after one yanr's train ing, did not beeilst* to attach veterea divisions of ths Pruslan Guard In th* Meuse-Argonne offensive, before the general retreat of tha enemy began. They continued to attach uutU withdrawn by the corps commander to rest *nd replace casualties.** » MONTPELIER IN BEHIND IN RED ( ROHM ROLL CALL We are advised by the chairman of tha Christmas Roll Call Driva, for the American Red Crow, that Mont pelier Is far behind Its record of last year, as well u other paru of the county. For that reason tha Drive wilt be continued until Saturday night, this wash, and enrollments will be tabes at the otaee of the Utah Power A Light Company, and It I* urged that all th) _ hers for 1818 should coalisas their memberships for 1819. occupies now In lb* list of pre* Idas Is! "For Mr. McAdoo to remain la tka cabinet meant that he mum carry ton heafleet part of the burden In this trying time, with no chance to bene fit hy It. He would be part of aa adn ministration that la certain to ga ont under fir* Already bis resignation has called forth trihata* to hid abil ity, energy, end Importance in the administration These have strongly emphasised the realisation that tf the president in not to run sga'a. Me Adoo is th* etrong man of the patty. Ills geography I* right, a* a Mew Yorker, and if the party wants him It can draft him Ha will look better end better, toe. as the months pass." The speaker was eaa of the many democrats who have beau amused at ths recoat tar* ef lhe politisai tide sgsiaat their putty. Without trying to .«Plata It. be seemed to assume that tha president has tout bis grip both puny sud cou airy Con vinced that M all iwpr ful injustice to the president, be tagty. M Irreparable. tad u feur He is rath«, too daaad, evou y**, to «(tempt aa analysis of factors that •rodneed th« sudden reverse Emory Mullen went to Fi 'aeaday to jota Mrs, Mullen, whs >aa bam there for a week, to I AT tog Ch ri st ma s wtth relative».