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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
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.
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
"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
handicaps they will not now relax
their efforts and leave the task un
"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.
810,000,000 in BONUSES
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.
Which f
* j

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
— >» - *■» »•»
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
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.
That tbe Brown Brothers of Lib
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
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.
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
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
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
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
(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
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
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
"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
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
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.**
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».

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