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and Slightly Wounded by a Youthful As
ilant-Only One of the Eight Bullets Fired
Hit "the Tiger"Assailant Arrested.
Ms,* Feb. I». —George. CIomb-|
premier of France, waa »hot j
as he entered a motor car In
tly wounded by a boy named
if his residence this morning,
allant was arrested.
I nothing," was "The Tiger's"
sommant after'he had walked
ntn the houae unassisted. The
int, who rpfused to make any
tant regarding bia motive, la
18 yedra old. He is a French
n and 1s said to live In Gom
Clemenceau waa seating hlm
n hla limousine, Cottin suddenly
tg forward and "Bred eight shota
a pistol. Six of these hit the
, of the car. Two bullets pene
d tha glass door, one striking
I rentier on the Inner side of the
. arm near the shoulder, inflict
flesh would..
Assailant Mauled.
I policeman grabbed Cotin. An
tor man, whose identity to not yet
torn, rushed to Cottln's assistance,
torowd quickly gathered and at
pked the two men who were bat
|g with the policemen. Cottin wad.
Ily mauled and the policeman was
|htly wounded.
Clemenceau, refusing offers of as
kance, walked back into hto home.
A few minutes later a telephone
tl waa sent to Colonel House an
unclng that the premier's wound |
Caldwell, Feb. 19.—The case of
taries Higgins against Dr.. D'Orr
lyntsr, a suit for damages In the
,000 for the alleged alte
bum of 810
Ration ol the plaintiff's wife's affeo
Blons by the defendant, was dismissed
K the district court today by Judge
Bd L. Bryan, upon the motion of the
Rlaintlff'a attorney and at the plain
liff's cost.- The trial was to have
■ommenced today. Because of the
prominence of the defendant, who
Ss superintendent of the Idaho state
panltarium at Nampa, much interest
,bad been manifested In the outcome
fof the action. Dr. Poynter was for
merly superintendent of the state
hospital for the insane at Blackfoot,
and was selected by the trustees of
ftarium at Nampa to organise
that lastitalon and to act as medical
superintendent, which position"he
now holdk.
Higgins charged Dr. Poynter with
having alienated the affections of his
wife, Gertrude Higgins, from whom
bfi was separated under written
agreement of separation at the time
the action .wag instituted. Higgins
and hto wife were subsequently, di
vorced, and In August, 1018, Mrs.
Higgins befame the wife of Dr. Poyn
ter. Mrs. Poynter has been employed
as matron of the state sanitarium
since its organisation. At thé Ume
the salt was instituted. Dr. Poynter
tendered hto, resignation to the trus
tees of the sanitarium in order to re
lievo them bom any 'embarrassment
growing ont of the charges preferred
against him, but the board declined
to accept hto resignation. ,
(By Georgia Crouch)
High school to running with Its
roltment of very near
ly one hundred students. The ninth
sod tenth grade English classes are
at présent finishing some classic work
usual heavy
—the last three months will In all
probability he given orner to the
writing of th
mercial English class to trying to
overcoane "the glaring faults of tbe
average high school graduate." In
The senior com
this Hass two business letter» are
written every day, and perfect copies
are demanded. They are making a
review of grammar sod will later
'sake a review of the aaain principles
I position, pnnetnation sad
I tab aa termed by some of our
r d let tots, to the "staff of Ufa."
would prevent him from keeping an
engagement which he had at the Gril
lon hotel thia morning with House
and Foreign Secretary Balfour.
Infer« ion Only
Hubert Clemenceau, the premier's
brother and secretary, told the United
Press that the wound was not serious
at present, and that the only danger
would be from possible infection.
The first foreign officials to call at
the premier's residence to inquire
about his condition were Premier
Venizelos. of Greece, and Ambassador
De Leon, of Spain.
Cottin waa later said to be a well
known anarchist.
Clemenceau waa
reported to attach no political siffhlf
tcance to the attack.
Captain Audre Tardieu, commis
sioner of Franco-Amerlcan relations,
said that before the bullet lodged In
Clemenceau'e shoulder it passed thru
the fleshy part of hto neck but did not
Bever any arteries.
was not serious.
Flashed to Wilson.
News of the attack on Clemenceau
was flashed to President WiIson by
• All the American peace delegatee
expressed keen regret and apprecia
tion of the premier's qualities. They
called at the residence during tha
day. All conferencea were cancelled.
General anxiety was expressed, des
pite the statement that the wound
The agricultural department of the ;
U. P. system to now issu Inga farm;
marketing bulletin, which to distrlb- i
uted free to towns along the route. R.
A. Smith of Omaha, will send these
bulletins to anyone Interested, upon !
application to him.
"The aim of the bulletin service,
according to R. A. Smith, supervisor
of agriculture for the systemr to pri
marily to enable the small produc
ers of pure-bred live stock and seed
to find markets for their surplus pro
duct. Later the bulletin will be en
larged to include all manner of farm,
ranch and dairy products. The bul
letins will be issued monthly to sev-i
eral thousand banks and railroad sta
English language the student
is seriously handicapped In his perau
al of other subjects. Important as
this is to the student now, it Is «UH }
more so In later life when He comes I
to make hto way In the world. Not to
be able to speak and write forceably ;
and correctly puts one at a disadvan
tage without any good excuse on his
part. The ability to speak and write
to not so much a gift as it is the re
sult of intelligent and painstaking
practice, rightly directed. One who
expects to rise at all above his fellows
must know how to talk, speak and
write acceptably.
(By Jean Groo.)
An effort to being made to take np
the various activities, some of these
being debating, music and dramatic.
Each department to under the super
member of the faculty,
and each teacher to doing hto or her
boat to encourage and promote these
activities among the students.
vision of a
The general health of the students
Is splendid. There have been ao can
m of fin in the school, and aa far as
we know, no case can be traced hack
The initiation party was held last
Friday evening, and the Freshmen
The Initia,
tion was, as .usual, mostly canon
fiage, but w £ succeeded tn frlghtea
ng some of the studeata a great deal.
All of,them carried home an odor
that would not "come ont ta the
to the schools.
are now full fledged members of the
Moptpelier H*i g h School.
The beauttfal thing about the aver
age man's life to that he can always
hope he's going to he oroeper >uk In
the next few months and th- fact that
be Isn't doewi't interfere with his

The Dike
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Lee Emerson Ream was born In
Dingle, Idaho, September 11, 1880.
H» obtained hla education In the ear
ly part of life In private schools, later
attended the Agricultural Collage of
Utah, at Logan, the Fielding Acade
my. and finished at the Academy of
Idaho, at Pocatello, graduating In
1811. He alao graduated In phar
macy with three friends. N. B.
Adkinaon (now president of the Ida
ho Technical Institute of Pocatello)
Byron Shaw and Roy Fletcher. All
four finished with honora, receiving
their dlplomaa.
He was In the school debating team
and took part in some Interesting de
bates. He was an all around athelete,
winning thet loving cup for his school
n 1910 and 1911 by a score of dou
bla and one more than the two high
est men In tha meet. Their basket
ball team waa underated during the
school year. In 1911 he scored two
points more than the two best man.
taking a medal for each event. There
I were eight events and ha took five
gold, one silver and two bronxe med
He taught the years of 1011 and
1018 at the Idaho Industrial Inati
tute at Welser, teaching mathematics,
science and language. In the fall of
1914 he went to Denver and took s
course in gas tractor and went from
there to the factory at Charles City,
low^ and spent some time there. Up
on returning, he and bis brother
bought and rebuilt the large 30x80
Hart-Parr. They plowed and thresh
ed, making an absolute success of
their business.
When the draft came on hto serial
number, was 607. He owned hto own
cattle and had forest reserve rights
for sixty head and had seventy acres
of wheat. He was placed by the lo
cal board In class 1 E. meaning un
sklllèd farm labor, same as a tor
who work , on . .ectlon.
} , to tbe D „ trlct board with af
I fl<Uvtu , be WM put lB clMB * C . He
Iowed „„ falhe r*. tmrm and pot
; b| . crop thlnklni h . would h .,„ Ume
to harvest before men In hto class
Would be called. But in August he
was put In class 1, and In five days
was sent to Camp Fremont, August
12 th.
After being In camp two weeks, he
waa taken to the hospital and operat
ed on tor hernia, absolutely against
his wishes, and was in bed four
weeks. Before he had recovered
from the operation, he contracted
{ lk e Spanish influents. For unknown
reasons he was never sent to the hoe
! p itai, but kept working with the
m0t0 r truck company and iived in a
j tent during the most severe rainy
Tbe authority physicians stats that
i f he had received proper examination
be would have .been given Immédiats
me dleal treatment Instead of having
as been discharged,
dlscahrge December 2«lb and r cach
ed home two day» later. At no time
after hto return was he capable of the
sl'ghtest exertion, without much auf
Leas than a week after his
return he showed evidence of losing
health, and all poestble medleal treat
red February 18th at the Dee hoe
pitai, Ogden.- Hto funeral was held
the mt t be family home tn Dingle on Feb
ruary 17th.
He received hto
ment waa in vain. Hto death oecnr

'■•onto men's liven are open books—
dunk books.
Another one of the pioneers of Bear'
Lake valley Joined the Greet Bilent
Majority whan A mass M. Rich of
Parla following hla birth hto parents
ta Ogden on Saturday, Feb. 18. Death
waa caused froi
acuta Brtght'a dto
Amasa Rich waa born at San Ber
nardino, Calif., Oct. IS, 1888. Ha
was the son of Apostle Charles C.
and Mary Ann Phelps Rich. The
years following hto htrth hto parents
returned to Centerville, Utah, where
they resided until 1888, when Apos
tle Rich led the colony that settled
in this valley at Paris. Hera Amass
grew to manhood, and early took an
Interest In the affairs bf the commu
nity. His first work In that line was
ills fight for free public schools In
Paris. In 188? hs was nailed to aorve
on a mission In the Southern states.
He was twice honored by the people
of Bear Lake county, first in 1898,
when he was elected sheriff and the
second time In 1808, when he was
elected aasesor and tax collector.
In 1811 he was el
Harts and re-elected In
hto term as mayor he waa the prime
mover for the Installation of n water
system In Paris. With others he was
influential In securing the right-of
way and construction of the Moutpel/
ter-Parts branch of the Short Lind.
ected mayor of
I All. During
For a number of years he jiud chan !• I ,
of the freighting from Paris to Cnn p
Llfton and other points for (I e
Phoenlx Construction Co. \
He was an active church work«\ „,
and for many year, he was on. of the
a u'omi m'oPseventv T
On September 80. 1880. he m.rrt
ed Mary R. Jacbos, who was born si ,
Orantsvllle, Utah, In 1860, but moved
to St. Charles with her parents In
186«. Seven children were born to
One of them died at birth, |
one. Amass Marion, died whan s lad.
Tb« five who, with their mother, sur
vive him,, are: Daniel C., Myrtle,
Charles. Spencer and Reed J. The
following members of his mother's
family also survive him: President
Wm. L. of the Bear Lake stake, Drs
Ezra C. and Edward 1. of Ogden,
Mrs Mary Pomeroy of Spokkns and
Mrs H. S. Wo!ley of Salt Lake.
HI» remain» were brought to Paris
last Sunday and funeral service, wars
held In the First ward meeting bouse
Tuesday afternoon at one o'clock. The
services were conducted by Bishop
Rd ward Hutton and the following
who had been co-workerx with bl'm
n civil and church duties paid warm
tributes to tbe deceased: J R. Shep
herd, W. W. Clark, E. M Pugmlre.)
President Ed C Rich, Prof Roy Wll
ker. Prof. Morgan, formerly princl
pal of Fielding academy, and former
The latter
Governor Spry of Utah.
«erved with Ms. Rich in tbe Southern
States mission.
Boise, Fab. 19.
Nampa Institute for the feeble mind- J
ed to Blackfoot. and an stuck on the
-onduct of tbe Blackfoot asylum, fee ;
Removal of ths
tured the report of a special legists- i
tlvs committee whleh lately visited
ths state Institutions at St. Anthony,
Blackfoot and Nampa, and reported
to senate and house this morning.
"As the Blackfoot institution has
boon conducted," said Senator Rob
ortaon, 'there should he s stga over
Its door« 'All ye who
Eight Million Illiterate and non-English Speaking
People in U. S. -War Has Demonstrated
Some of the Dangers from This Class
The illiterate and non-English
speaking people In the United Stales
outnumber all the people that lies In
Nevada, Wyoming, Dgl.i ware. Arlan
sa. Idatto, M as sslppt. Vermont,
Rhode Island. North Dakota, South
linkola. Oregon. Maine, Florida, Con
necticut. and Washington combined.
There are sight millions of these
They will outvote the combined
populations of greater New York,
Philadelphia and Chicago, or any
state In the union except New York.
These astounding facts demand the
Inftnediate consideration of the na
tion. The war has demonstrated
some of our dangers from the large
numbers of our foreign-born cltlsens
who have not been definitely assimil
ated or Americanised. It also brot
forth thousanda upon thousands of
men, native born American» for
many generations, who cannot ragd
or write. »
These eight million people must he
educated at least sufficiently t# read
an American newspaper end to know
something of what It means to be an
This Is a national problem The
South leads In Illiterates. The North
leads In non-Rngllsh speaking. Sev
enteen and one-fourth per cent of the
people of the east south central
slates are iflitsrato but IS 8.10
per cent of the people In Passaic. N.
J . cannot read, »peak er write Eng
Hah. Sixteen per cent of the people
of the eouth Atlantic states are tlllt
Wwstrtirflon. F«b. 18.—-Women
who fook men's Jobs for war work
Ars refusing to return to peace time
This to shown today by reports of
the United fitstes employment service
, tom lhe industrial contera of the
Practically evsrywhere It
waa stated, where women stepped In
Joh , tb#y „„
„, rmlni(d . ffort to hold them
ment eervlo. show that about 1.600.
000 women ofit of 11,000,000 female
„„ rbw , w4f# duln , raeII '. work „ hap
, ba wtr „„dad and reports Indicated
(h# uumber h „ bst , D re duced only
The large majority of women tn
overall», officials stated, did not stop
out of boms life to do their Patriotin
duty for ths country. Out wars at
tracted fronMhe rank of woman who
were compelled to work. Higher wa
. . . , ^ .
—"' b " 1 «*' ÜU »*"* J
women must work to llvs and If they
are to relinquish their work to men
other employment must be found for
css was ths cause and the women are
I oaths to glvs up their place« and the
tilgbar wsffOa.
Ths determination of tho wt
officials admit, to one of the coatrlb
it of
utlng causes of unsmploy
bran gradually decreasing aver sine,
the armistice was signed, ths smploy
Nov 3,
them. In many case« ths women are
: mcked by employers who bel levs
their labor can hs obtained at a lower
figure than that of man.
Calls for women workers bars
ment service reports show.
83,000 requests for fsmale help were
received. During tbe last week the
demand arms down to 38.000.
Opposition to the women keeping
;the men's Jobs to eleerly manifest at
the American Federation of Labor
and bas been shown la the
the Detroit and Cleveland conductor
rette», where tha unten tried ta fores
i Th# federst!«« deaq not wnat to
drive women out of Industry, fieerota
ry Morrison said today, hat boHovca
there to work for w
■M ■ 99 8
aad that both should stay
1* »heir own line. The ledemtloo be
Hevea (hat where w
men's work they should receive
arc doing
»rate and so are IS 1.10 per rent
of the people of l-awrenra and Fall
River. Massachusetts
liuko Smith it«» Introduced In iko *
achate and lion. W Htm R Bank*
To meet the problem Senator
head In the house the Smith Rank
head Américanisation bill This bill di
rects the Bureau of Education to ee
operate with the several states In the
education of the above mentioned
peoples and In tha preparation of
teachers for the work.
The appropriations begin St Once
end end In 1988.
A elate, to secure tha money, seta
through tta chief school officer and
shall not participate until It has re
quired tha Instruction of illiterate
and non-English speaking minora
mors than 18 years of age. In the
English language for at least 108
hours per year.
Federal money shall ha used for
salaries or training teachers only and
no federal money shall be uaed for
buildings or equipment or for support
of religious or private schools.
Each stale receives money In pro
portion to the number of her Illiter
ates end person» unable to speak
Kngllsh ea compared to tha total
number of sucb parsons In (ha United
The ether prévisions of tha act
concern details of administration.
Whether this bill passes will de
pend entirely upon whether or not tha
sentiment of nie
people through tha
United fitstes to buck of ths measure
Mra. Alle« Dimirk to In receipt of a
Inter written by her brother, Max
Ivans, at Altenabr, Germany, Jan. T,
ram which ws publish ths following:
I have been In his roantry tor mors
ban n year and hava enjoyed my
ork most of the time. Had shout
t wo months' exportant» on ths front
nd am sorry that I did not get to
tore of the war for I liked the work
It tho front better and had more ex
perience then any place we have
boon. Have seen noma of France and
a little of Germany, hut neither look
as good to me as tbs United fitstes
When we landed In France me mere
sent to La Courtalne. about 800 Mites
south of Paris. Ws staysd tiers
about a month, aftor whleh we mars
located at different points until we
went to »Le front, near Nsney and
wars connected with ths 140th field
artillery to Bossy on ths fit. Mlhlel
front, and lb
H7th American train and have beta
with them since. We were 1» (he
drive at St. Mlhlel and in thé Argon
ne woods. Ws ware near Sedan whan
the war ended We wave moved from
(here through Belgium and Luxem
burg und ere now tn Germany x few
miles from Coblens. welting pattes l
ly tor peace terme to be signed.
The German people treat us rani
nice, but they have to. 1 like U here
{quite well, hut hop# w# doa't have to
stay long. Ws doa't bava mu«» to
plentiful We had a little mow
Christmas Bvs, hat R to gone new
and lbs weather to Jas« like spring.
Am sorry that I couldn't send a lew
Christmas peasants home bat there
isn't much here that any one weald
The handkerchiefs are for
Lillian and Etoln« I hope (hto tot
tor finde y pu ns wan as It dose
their work.
Women are now strongly entreach
ad la I he railroad service, their ansa
tor haring Increase d from 80.000 la
Jaauary, 101», to I01,000 la Ostohsr.
So far. <Jm government has aanouae
ed no definite policy of turning their
l'»b# bock Ur
will stay la
work pormaaeally. sorb as strsot ear
workers They tobnt the wt
of their »am accord will drift beck to
what to generally «teased m
I 's
work, target? kecaaas ot tbe kraute

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