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CERTIFICATION HALTED BY LEG ISLATIVE TANGLE AT THE ELEVENTH HOUR. MAY TIE UP NATIONAL VOTING Backers of Measure Have Triumphs— Injunction Is Chief Grief—25 Legislators Fled to Ala bama to Avoid Service. NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Although Ten nnessee's ratification of suffrage stood on tlie record of the house Sat urday night as finally confirmed, a snarl of legal and legislative techni calities remained to be disposed of before the action can be certified. Suffrage supporters who, in the hodse during the day overcame every obstancle, claimed full legislative tri umph. They declared only a tempor ary injunction secured by the antis prevented immediate certification to Secretary Colby. Speaker Walker, op position leader, and scores of his lieu tenants said the suffragists had ruined their cause and that should the courts hold ratification legal, the litigation would so delay it that the amendment could not be used in the November election unless some other state ratified it. 25 Legislators Flee State. Meanwhile 25 legislators opposed to suffrage are in Decatus, Ala., evading service to prevent any legislative ac tion until a new legislature is held in November. They hurried across the state line in a body. The restraining order, granted by Judge Langford, is returnable in five days. It was issued on an applica tion contending that under the state constitution this legislature has no power to pass on suffrage. Governor Roberts and other officials were for bidden to certify to Washington that ratification had been completed and speakers of the senate and house were restrained from taking action toward ratification until the matter is heard by the court. When tlie house met all suffragists and a few opposition members were on hand. A roll call showed 59 per cent, or seven short of a quorum. Speaker Walker declared a recess and ordered the sergeant-at-arms to arrest absentees. The latter reported he could find none. a all Is Law Now. A late report Wednesday from Wash ington states the suffrage amendment would be signed granting 22,000,000 American women on an equality with men at the ballot box. RECLAMATION IS TOPIC AT BOISE Committee On Finance, Publicity and Irrigation Are Named by Chairman Spry. BOISE, Ida.—Representatives from •western states were in attendance here recently at the convention of the western states reclamation associa tion. Committees on finance, public ity and legislation were appointed by former Governor Spry of Utah, who presided. Among men present from outside Idaho were ex-Governor Spry of Utah, Fred L. Lucas, Denver; Major R. F. Burgess, El Paso; Percy A. Cup per, Salem, Ore.; E. F. Blaine, Seat tle; Sims Ely, Phoenix; J. E. Ed wards, Forsyth, Mont.; Arthur D. Jones of Spokane, and W. A. Beard, Sacramento. Most of those are ac credited representatives of the gov ernors of their respective states. Senator John F. Nugent, Governor Davis and Representatives Burton L. French and AddiBon T. Smith of Ida ho, officials of tlie Oregon Short Line, tlie Union Pacific and the O.-W. R. & N. were also present. Speakers roughly outlined the work which the iisBOciutlon hud done In putting through a program which will irrigate millions of acres of arid western lands. to to to on et Smith Explains Bill. T. Smith Representative Addison was called upon to outline tlie provi sions of the Smlth-Fletcher hill which he introduced in the house., ils fun damentul provision, he stated, was for Hie guarantee ot the bonds of irrlgu llon districts by tlie government. It also contained provision for the ex service men and women, stated Mr. s 'uith. In that they had a preference right to ,,r of employment and o profer ctice right of entry up to the 60 days. Senator Nugent was called upon by Governor Spry and stated that in Ills opinion the thing which was needed order to get the help for reclamation of tlie west was organlza 1 Ion lie stated little could lie done "nt 11 tim states cooperated and noth ing material could ho accomplished in ii"' future unless they held together. The of ainsi In senator advocated public work through the chambers of commerce "f the east. ed Montana Roads Lack Labor. HELENA.—Highway construction in Montana is being held up by lack of labor. Rooms of- London English Speaking Union t m S®!® ■sm : \ ^- i ii;, t ï ï = > 4 Ï Ä - i ft |ÜU ù '<11 i' * ï it : ; j: i 5 is p I ' 1 » fu i » m ï * h| % F : N'w.v mu ÎAV . , Efc^a aft Alii ''A ' ?. aw -ß &. ~ m V ■ s ! C; . I j I I M v.. ;-y, • •aigfsSr i. 'i ; : <:> HP ■ . View of one of the charming rooms in the London duh for American ami Dominion visitors, the Knglisl, m union. It is in new headquarters in Trafalgar Square and Is a verv popular place It is ,,r. oared f of Information desired by visitors to London. raking supply all sorts STEAMER SINKS ON LAKE SU PERIOR-ONE WOMAN WAS LOST—FOUR MEN SAVED. SOME OFCREWWERE RESCUED Boats in Collision Causes Big Loss of Life—Danger Signal Given Two Minutes Before Crash—Impact Took Away Stern of Ship. SAULT STK. MARIK, Mich—The lives of 29 persons, one of them a woman, are believed to have been lost when the steamer Superior City, a freighter, sank, four and a half miles northeast of Whitefish Point in Lake Superior after colliding with the steamer Willis L. King Saturday. Four members of the crew, includ ing Captain Edward Sawyers of Al bion. Midi., were saved. Names of the missing could not be learned as all records of the boat were lost. The missing woman was the wife of the second engineer. The night was clear. Walter Richter, Ixtraine, Ohio, boat swain, one of tlie survivors brought here by the Turner, is in a hospital, seriously injured. "The captain's alarm signal rang just two minutes before the crash," said Richter. "If we had had two minutes more no lives would have been lost. Tlie King struck us just aft of amidship on the port side and the impact took away tlie entire stern. Several boats were torn away while the men were attempting to launch them.' Richter reached a floating hatch cover and later was rescued by the Turner. Other survivors were G. Lehne of Chicago, second mate, and Peter Jacobson of Cleveland, wheels man. IMPORT WHEAT FROM ORIENT Chinese Grain Reaches Coast Mills 10 Cents Under Market. SPOKANE.—"It may be of interest to farmers as well as millers to know that two export mills on the Pacific coast have just received Chinese and Manchurian wheat," said Sam Glas gow. an old-time miller. "This is said to he the first ship ment of Manchurian grain shipped to the Coast for 20 years. Our freight rate to the orient is about $12 a ton, but this Manchurian wheat came in from tlie orient at a freight rate of $3 and $4 a ton. to pay a duty of 10 cents a bushel and then sold to tlie Coast mills at 10 cents a bushel under the asking price on club varieties of wheat, which are our poorest varieties. There is no doubt that If sales can be made from Bits wheat at a lower price It will compel local competition on tlie part et I he farmers.'' Not only that, it had EX-GERMAN 8HIP8 CAN NOT TRAVEL Damage Wrought by Former Crews Proves Permanent Anchor. WASHINGTON.—Owing to tlie de liberate damage wrought by the crews to tlte engines and other vital parts ,,r the five ex-German warships re cently brought to the peace treaty allocation, necessita ting extensive repairs to make them possible of operation, none ot tlie ves sels will be sent on an exhibition tour tlie naval depart They had been dam litis country under of coast cities as ment had hoped, aged by Germans beyond repair. Coeur d'Alene Cannery Busy. of D'ALENE.—Canning COEUR beans is at its height at the Coeur d'Alene cannery and about 70 women and girls and about 20 men are em The cannery is turning out ployed. from 10,000 to 12,000 cuiih of beans a The factory lias recently l'inish day. ed canning cherries, which were a fair crop tills year. It Is said the teachor shortage In Montana is already acute. WESTERN STATES 9TH CORPS AREA Alaska I ncluded—Headquarters Presidio With Liggett in Charge. At WASHINGTON. -The war depart ment announces the state groups composing the army corps areas estab lished in accordance with tlie pro visions of the new army bill and the headquarters of each urea. They in clude: Ninth corps area, to embrace the states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho. Montana, Wyoming. Utah. Nevada and California; headquarters at Presidio of San Francisco. The territory of Alas ka will be attached to the ninth corps area. For purpose of mobilization other emergency maneuvers, the corps areas will be grouped into three army corps areas forming tlie first army forming tlie first army area, the next three tlie second, and the seventh, eight and ninth, the third. and — 2ti a TWO DEAD, THREE HURT IN SMASHUP Interurban Hits Auto at Crossing Near Tacoma—Machine Demolished. TACOMA.—Two persons were kill ed and tiiree seriously injured when a Seattle-Tacoma limited interurban train crashed into an automobile of which they were tlie occupants at a grade crossing at Edgewood station near Tacoma Monday night. The machine was demolished. The dead are: Carl Olson, 48, of 306 Minor avenue north, Seattle; [Arvid Dennison, Seattle. POOR WOOL HURTS MARKET Speaker Tells Farm Bureau No Short age Exists. SALT LAKE CITY.—Indorsements of (lie truth in fabrics hill of the ex tension in congress of credits to Ger many and a plea for cooperation among the sugar beet growers, were the main features of tlie western states conference of the American farm bureau federation here recently. Gray Silver of Washington, D. C., representing the American Bureau Federation, reviewed the wool situ ation as it exists in America and for eign countries and read reports show ing that there is no wool shortage but, on the contrary, a surplus sup lily of low grade wool, which is one of tlie principal causes of the present demoralization of the wool market. The states represented are Illinois, Michigan, Colorado. California, Ohio, Idaho, Nevada, Wyoming and Utah. Lenin Favors World Revolt. BERLIN. -Newspapers of Petro grad published a speech by Nikolai Lenin, soviet permfer, in which he expressed an uncompromising policy toward foreign countries, say advices. He declared that Russia must con tinue to foment revolution in all countries until she achieves her aim. an international "proletarian soviet republic." ad of Water intake Claims Boy. PORTLAND, Ore- Herbert Gels, 15, while bathing In the Willamette river, Friday was caught by Hie water in take at a power plant. Seven hours later Ills mangled body was recovered from a section of tlie pipe 100 feet from the bead of the Intake, whither it had been drawn by tlie powerful suction of tlte inrushing water. Prosser Flour to Hawaii. YAKIMA.—Two thousand barrels of Prosser flour were exported ^recently to Hawaii. This shipment is believed by farmers of the Horse Heaven dis trict to be tlte first of its kind and indicates a new demand for their crop. Negro Runs for Senate. BALTIMORE.—Indignant at their failure to get recognition in city and state patronage, negroes of Baltimore nominated W. Ashby Hawkins, colored attorney, for the United States senate. Sugar Due for Drop. WASHINGTON.—Witli tlie forced release of sugar stocks through tightened thank credit, department of Justice officials forecast a further tumble in sugar prices. OLYMPIC CLASSIC WON BY KO LEHMAINEN IN RECORD TIME. OUR BOY COME IN SEVENTH Victorious Athlete Finishes Run of More Than 26 Miles in Game Struggle—Swimming Record Broken. OLYMPIC STADIUM, ANTWERP. — Hannes Kolehmaien, representing Finland and holder of several Ameri can distance records and champion ships Sunday won the seventh Olym pic marathon. He showed wonderful endurance and covered the distance. 2ti miles 385 yards, in Hie remarkable time of 2 hours 32 minutes 35 4-5 sec onds, through mud and rain. This broke tlie old record by more than four minutes. The eight years that have passed since Kolehniainen won three cham pionships at tlie Stockholm Olympics seem to have pussed lightly over his head and to have increased, rather than diminished, his stamina and speed. Through almost tlie entire distance Kolehniainen was closely attended by Charles Gitsham, South Flrican, who ran second in tlie marathon ol 1912, but lie wore him down after a long shoulder-to-shoulder duel well ahead of tlie rest of tlie field in tlie latter part of the contest. Tlie hard pace was too much for Gitsham, who fell hack after a game struggle to hold second, being passed by laissman, the Ksthonian. and many of tlie others with tlie stadium almost in sight. Lossman made a determined effort to overhaul the Finn, but was unable to quite do the trick, although only a few seconds separated them at the end. a The Marathon Summary. Hanues Kolehaniainen, Finland, won; time. 2 hours, 32 minutes 34 4-5 seconds. Old record, 2:36 54 4-5. Lossman, Esthonia, second; time, 2:32:48. Arrie, Italy, third; time. 2:38:37 4-5. Hroos, Belgium, fourth; time. 2.39: 25 4-5. Tomoskoki, Finland, fifth; time, 2:40:18 4-6. Sofus, Denmark, sixth; time, 2: 41:18. Organ, United States, seventh; time 2:41:30. Hawaiian Swimmer Is Victor. Duke Kahamunoku of the American swimming team broke his own Olym pic record of 1 minute 2 2-6 seconds, by three-fifths ol a second in the quali fying heat of tlie 100-meter free style swim. His time was 1 minute 1 4-5 seconds. Norman Ross an W. W. Harris Jr., also were victorious in their heats and qualified. The record broken by Ka hunainoku was made by him at Stock holm in 1912. In the 1500-meter, free style swim I.udy Langer, Honolulu, and E. T. Bolden. Illinois A. squalified. laui ger winning liis heat in 24:28 4-6. In Olympic, America 212. ANTWERP. The seventh Olympi ad closed August 23 amid rain and cold, so far as track and field compe titions are concerned, with a decisive victory for Americans. Although the team is not consid as good as some others that competed in past Olympic games, the Americans rolled up 2I2 points in the competitions, more than twice great as the nearest rival Finland with 106. Scoring on a basis any event allowed by tlie Interna tional Athletic federation, tlie Ameri cans made approximately one-third of a possible aggregate total of 63s. ored as it 22 points to Highwayman Kills Grocer. PORTLAND, Ore.—.1. N. Thomp son, a grocer, was fatally shot in front of ills store in an outlying dis trict recently by a highwayman The store had been robbed. I MftGRAPHs IDAHO NEWS Recent Happenings in This State Given in Brief Items for Readers. Bus> Dreadnought Idaho. dreadnaughl j TACOMA Idaho arrived here Auk. -0 ti ' a few da vs The super 'main Gaylord Thompson Dead. I Gaylord \V Thompson, one of the >f Idaho shrewdest political leader , who V -he at Modesto, Cal. as ever called In iiis opponents ss. died recently at his home Injure Sugar Beets. s ! Curly top is present again this tear . in Idaho sugar beet fields, the disease I is transmitted from plant to plant by j a diminutive insert known as the sugar I beet leaf hopper. Highway Work Suspended. on to from Poles with el ELK RIVER. The Clearwater liiglt waj district shut down its read camp recently because of lack of funds. The men have been working on the high way between Elk River and llovill. Officers Discover Still. MOSCOW. After working months on the case deputy sheriffs of Latah county were recently re warded by capturing a still in lull o|i eration in the deep woods on Gold creek, six miles from Potlatch. 14 for Id XKZ PLUCK. A number of thresh tors The fall grain is a one Nez Perce Grain Yield Big. ing machines have started threshing in this vicinity, making from 25 to 35 bushels an acre or about 2d per cent better yield than last season. tion ber a ed Railroad Purchased. Purchase of tlie Pine creek branch of the O.-W. It. & N in the Coeur d'Alenes by tlie Milwaukee Lumber company and plans for the construc tion of six and a half miles of addi tional line to tap a rich mining and timber section is announced. State Allows Raise in Rates. BOISE. The railroad freight and passenger rate increase hearing held recently by the public utilities com mission was closed by action of tlie commission authorizing the freight rates in conformity with the order of the interstate commerce commission and also authorizing the Increase in passenger fares except where tlie fare, when increased, will exceed three and six-tenths cents a mile. The commis sion regarded tlie hearing as a purely revenue matter affecting tlie trans portation systems of the entire coun try and as such an emergency situa tion w hich must be met and therefore did not go into individual rates to ascertain whether they were unreason able or discriminatory. by ley is Huge White Pine Deal. Purchase of tlie lumber mill and timber holdings of the Milwaukee Land company by Winton Bros., of St. Paul, is tlie latest rumor in lumber The mill is at St. Joe, Idaho, and tlie timber holdings, which are mostly of Idaho white pine, in the ! valley of tlie St. .Joe river, are ex- Io tensive. Tlie purchase price is esti- H mated by men acquainted with the °f lumber industry in northern Idaho to | have been between $2,000,000 and $2. 500,000. The purchase will make the 1 Winton Bros, tlie largest operators in I ï indes. the north Idaho woods. For a number of years they operated the Rose Lake m Lumber company mill at Rose laike, ! Idaho, and two years ago they bought tlie old mill of the Stack-Gibbs Lum- " an j in ing Twenty-eight 33d threshernien met at Cottonwood Sun for skilled 1 an hour for a 12-hour day td pitchers, helpers and drivers, includ Sack sewers will get $7 . **rs, and her Co., at Gibbs, Idaho, near Coeur d'Alene. [Threshing Crew Wages Decided. ORANGEVILLE. day to /establish wages and unskilled labor and agreed on 50 cents ing board, a day. The price for a team was set at i$1.5U an hour. The jpay for engi neers and separator tenders 'was left to the threshermen, and the rate paid varies from $7 to $9 per day. It was concluded, (threshing on the basis of a 1260-toushel average lier day for a 20-day run during the season, that the actual cost of threshing a bushel of ing wheat is as follows: 25 cents a bushel : where .thresher furnishes the com plete outfit, including cook house; 21 j as rents a bushel without the cook house; 18 cents where the farmer I furnishes four pitchers, four bundle teams and machine crew; 14 cents where farmers furnish the machine tliis of four men. crew Banks Show Big Gains. BOISE.---Figures compiled Iront 141 state hank and trust company state ments of June 30, 1920, by the com- j v j inissloner of Hie department ot com merce and industry and state bank commissioner, show an increaes in de- | a posits id' approximately $4,000,000 anti a gain in resources of more than 12,- ' iver the report of June 30, | 0 ( 10,000 made recently. Deposits in Idaho state | according 1919. announcement I K banks and trust companies June 30. 1920, amounted to $48,107,470.29. Bankers throughout the state re prospects considerably a to port above tlie average and anticipate a heavy liquidation in agricultural com- i ' a munities. It is said that in the next j six months deposits will reach the 1 highest point in the history of the 1 state. i of Total resources of state banks j to amount to 68,712,043.58. State banks are doing business on a capitalization of $5.285,000; surplus, $1,508,597.41, and undivided profits of $534,596. ■ I POLISH WOMEN GO POSEN CIVILIANS. AGE 17 TO 50. PREPARE AND DO GET INTO WAR. TRAIN BOMB PLANES ON REDS Neutral Aviators See Red Company Up by One Shell—Take 19,000 Captives—Russians Nearly Annihilated. Blowi POS13N. Heavy lighting is on around Cieclmnow, going northwest of Warsaw, due to efforts of the to i iit off two Russian divisions that Danzig corridor. All civilians in tlie Posen district from .17 t hili/.ing. R is Poles will he ready to lake the field within a mouth. Women are drilling with the men. Twenty-five members el women's hat talions have been cap tured. entered the 50 years of ago are mo slated 300,(100 fresh The Poles have just equipped Ihre« squadrons of bombing airplanes of Id machines each. Bombing machines already are in action. Neutral avia tors who accompanied the exjiedittou behind the lines say they witnessed a bolshevik company blown up by one bomb. Dissatisfaction here with the situa tion resulted in opponents of the gov ernment. drawing up a proclamation declaring Posen s independence of Russia and Austrian Poland. A mem ber of the government arrived and secretly conferred with those who drafted the proclamation and reached a compromise. Officials say there is still much discontent prevalent. Posen is crowd ed with refugees from Wlarsaw. Troops leaving for the front include many youthp, some not more than 16 years old. Poles Advance. PARIS.—In the principal theater of operations on tlie Polish front til* .'Polos are advancing toward Brest/ Lltcvsk. They have reached the val ley of the middle Bug, prisoners taken aggregating 19,000. Many guns with their carriages, were abandoned. Reds Defeated. WARSAW.—The (bolshevik armies northwest of Warsaw, between the Vistula and Prussia, are sending wire less appeals for help. Whether these troops realize that the Polish northern drive threatens their communications is uncertain from the Intercepted mes sages which repeatedly have asked bolshevik headquarters for ammuni tion and supplies. Reds Worsted. ! lorces are making a desperate effort Io recover virtually along the whole H ,le hi an effort to save the remnants °f the red army, but they have so far | been easily frustrated by the Poles, 1 I WARSAW,—Tlie Russian bolshevik Poles Retake'Two Towns. WARSAW.—l.omza, 75 miles north east of Warsaw and BiaJystok, 6(1 m ** es ,;ast ol taimza, have been re ! captured by the Polish armies, say» " ednesday. an official war office communication In the remaining occupied sectors j in the north the bolsheviki are cross ing the Prussian frontier in great numbers. In -this region the 18th and 33d bolshevik divisions have been smashed and all of the Fifth and 1 Fourth have been taken prisoner. The Fifth Poilsli army alone, oper ating on the northern front, has ae counted for more than £0,000 prison . **rs, including the staff of the 18th and the Fifth and Fourth divisions. says the communique. Peace Terms Remain Same. that the recent Polish military suc cess will materially change the pro gram of the Polish delegation treat ing with the Russ bolsheviki In : Minsk. The newspapers express the belief that the basis ot peace remains j as follows: I territories inhabited by a majority of Polish and Catholic i>opulation. The W A It SAW.—It is not believed here First, Poland will claim only the soviet government does not contest tliis point. Second Poland will claim for the peoples once forming a part of an cient Poland the right freely to de termine their lot. Third—The declaration of the so government on these counts, j v j e j | a cts which often lias been repeated but never realized, must be guaranteed by ' | $2000 Given Moral For Lid. HELENA, Mont.—The treasury of | Lewis and Clark county recently re ceived 2000 in currency by mail, in I a plain envelope from an anonymous IJelena resident who attached simple provision that the money was to be used to enforce "all the moral tlie i ' a "' s ° ,lr country." j 1 1 Sl'OKANE.— Washed from the back i of her horse, on which she attempted j to swim across the river near the Mission street bridge Monday Miss Gtrl Drowns at Spokane. ■ Pearl Romelly, age 17, N1725 Crescent street, was caught in a swirling eddy I and drowned.