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VISIT ESKIMOS Danish Explorer to Make Study of Mother's People. TO REMAIN THERE TWO YEARS Only Educated White Man Living To day Who Haa to Go to Land of Eskimos to Learn About Hla An cestors—Will Have ae Closest Aids Two Graduates of the University of Copenhagen — Region Never Has Been Scientifically Investigated. When Knut Rasmussen, the doughty Danish explorer, boarded the Sea King recently for the extreme North, his heart was not set on discovering new territory. His plan Is rather to make a more careful study of tracts found by himself and his predecessors some years ago. It might even be said that he Is going back to "Ultima Thule" to visit his home people; for his main purpose Is to steep his mind In the ways and wanderings of the Eskimos, of whom his mother was one, says the New York Evening Post. He Is, In truth, the only educated white man living today who has to go to the land of the Eskimos to learn about his ancestors. In so far as his aim Is not rigidly scientific It Is mis sionary In spirit To Remain Two Years. Rasmussen will have as his closest aids two graduates of the University of Copenhagen. At Cape York, In Greenland, they will pick up four Es kimo huntsmen with dogs and a local Interpreter. August 25 they will start for Hudson bay, where Lyon tulet, In the Melville peninsula, will be made the headqunrters of the expedition. During the fall and winter excursions will be made on sledges to the Iglullk Eskimos at the mouth of Fury und Hecla strait. The party will proceed In the spring of 1022 to Chesterfield Inlet, where a food depot will be es tablished sufficient to meet the needs of an unexpectedly protracted stay. They will then cross the Barren Grounds, visit the tribes along the Northwest passage and finally return to Lyon inlet in the spring of 1023. The party will then be divided, some' of Its members returning to Denmark, while Rasmussen, accompanied by his faithful Eskimos, will embark on sledges to Baffin land, Lancaster sound, North Devon, Jones sound, Ellesmere land and probably Axel Hellberg land to Thule. Rasmussen's Fifth Trip. However well the territory In ques tion may be "mapped," the only ex peditions that ever visited those parts were those that set out to discover the Northwest pussage. In modern times they have never been scientifically in vestigated. Even the coast line of Baf fin bay Is as yet known only In part. The Arctic archipelago, ns explained by Rasmussen to the Royal Geographic al society of Denmark, Is regarded as being extremely Important, because It Is the connecting link between Greenland and the American con tinent. The Scandinavians have long felt that their ancestors of 000 years ago have never been given the credit that Is due them for their voynges to the new world. By a careful study of the historic track from Bering strait along the Alaskan coast and through Coronation gulf, Rasmussen hopes not merely to throw light on the pres ent, but on the past as well. It Is his fifth journey to the Far North. WOMEN FOR DIPLOMATS British League Demands Equal Rights in Foreign Service. Would women make good diplo mats? The members of the Women's Free dom League of (îreat .Britain are sure they would. They have written to the prime minister, the leader of the house of commons and other min isters of state protesting strongly against the regulations which reserve to men all posts In the diplomatic and consular services, practically all posts in the government services In the colonies and protectorates and in the Indian civil service, ns well as all posts In the commercial diplomatic sendee and the trnde commissioner sendee. In the opinion of the Women's Free dom league these regulations make the Sex Disqualification Act a mere farce, and are completely at vari ance with the manifesto signed by the prime minister and Bonar Law Just before the last general election, which stated that "It will be the duty of the new government to re move all existing Inequalities of the law as between men and women." HOT WATER FOR SALE Shortage of Coal at Hull Forcoa Emergency Measure. The shortage of coal has been so serious at Hull, Eng., during the strike of miners that the people were unable to obtain hot water. To meet this situation the National Kitchen, which happened to have a supply of coal, sold hot water to the working people at one-half penny a bucket. The shortage of coal also produced a shortage of Ice, as It handicapped the artificial Ice plants. To obviate this trawlers were «ent to Holland to bring coal wtdcfc ttq exchanged here ---ft*-- INDIANS ALL OF SAME RACt Differences In Type No Greater Tha Among the Whitee, According to ScientisL The American aborigines from fhi Hudson hay and Alaska to the souii. ern tip of the continent are all mem bers of the same race, according t< Dr. Frederick Monsen of New Yorl and Pasadena, said to be more fu miliar with the American Indian tlmi any other white man. Doctor Monsen declared the differ ences In type found in Indians of tlw various parts of the continent are he coming manifest among us today. II. recognizes people from Maine as typl cal of that section of the country, am says a southerner or westerner cm be easily distinguished by one fnmilim with the types of American people. "The aborigines of America are all red men," Doctor Monsen said. "The Eskimos have flatter noses and oil/' skins, due to their diet and the eli mate." He found corresponding difference among the Indians of the Easten coast, the West, Mexico and othe: parts of the country, but other Indien tlons prove the distinguishing char acterlstlcs were the product of food environment and methods of living. Mentioning the treatment the re. men have received from the whites Doctor Monsen said: "The Pilgrims debarked on Plymouth roek uud fell upon their knees. Then they fell upon the aborigines and we've been falling on them ever since." RULER HAD PRACTICAL MIND Like Our Own Politicians, Sultan Pix. ferred Any Eventuality to Being Forgotten. At Treuggnnu (Malay Peninsula; the native sultan welcomed me and I spent several days with him, telling him what was happening iu the world and discussing his problems. Th. problems were largely financial, If owed some money, and, knowing tha; iie had something iu the treasury, . asked why he did not pay his debts. He thought for a time and tlieu re plied; "Well, Til tell you. li 1 pay those people, they will forget about the sultan of Trengguuu. li i don t puy them, they'll never forget me." The conversation turned to the sub Ject of prisoners. On my way to the palace 1 had passed the cages where the prisoners were kept. Many oi them were starving to death, for un less they- friends or family cared to. them they got no food. "Why don't you feed them?" I asked. "Why should I?" he replied. "If 1 feed them, my whole country will want to go to jail."—Asia Magazine. Point of Honor. Samuel Untermyer, the brilliant New York lawyer, who probed the building question, said In a discussion aboul honor : "Business men are honorable; oi they don't get on. Even big business men are honorable. Of course, few business men are as punctilious about a point of honor, though, as Honesi John Jones was. "Honest John Jones, you know once stole on tiptoe, fountain pen in hand, into the empty waiting room oi his hotel. He stepped stealthily up to an inkwell, advanced his fountain pen towards the Ink, then drew back with a start. " 'No !' he groaned, striking his brow with'his pulm. 'No, I cannot fill my fountain pen with the hotel's Ink—It would not be honorable.' " War of Science on Diseases. Of the diseases of men and animals known to be Infectious, Dr. Walter E King counts up 38 having organisms not yet discovered that are believed to be so small as to pass through the eus tomary filters. These include chicken pox, rabies, dengue fever, small-pox trachoma, measles, poliomyelitis, scarlet fever, typhus and mumps, and yellow fever was in the list until Doc tor Noguchi's recent discovery of the organism. As in the case of tubercu losis, knowledge of the organism does not always bring a direct remedy. On the other hand, steps toward erndicat ing yellow fever, through the destruc tion of the germ-carrying mosquito were made possible while the disease organism was still unknown. Wireless Waves Fire Oil Wells. In recent years there have been a number of oil well fires the origin of which has never been explained. The fires started at such times when the sites were deserted and could noi have been done through any huniar. agency, and In this connection R. M McLain of Desdemona, Tex., has corm to the fore with a remarkable theory that the firing is done by wireless waves gathered by the metal entering into the construction of the derricks This gentleman has observed a num her of oil well fires which could be explained in no other way. Reassurance. "Look here," demanded the new pa iron of the Dizzy Hour lunchroom "When do I get that order?" "Control yourself," snapped Homer, the waiter. "The cooks are on strike, but I think they'll come to an agree ment 'most any hour now."—Ameri can LeVon Weekly. Probably Not Overdressed. "But that woman in the box seeim to have no clothes on at all I" "Ah, yes; she's the best-dres-» woman in Paris.— Le Jouniel ir" ilïl (Paris). IDAHO NEWS REVIEW J. Stanton McLaughlin of Sandpoint has been appointed instructor in Eng lish at tlie University of Idaho. • • • Howard Robinson of Twin Falls won the tennis laurels of the southern Ida ho toruauient Saturday • • • Samuel D. Flitton, 3S years of age, was killed by lightning at 1 :45 o'clock Tuesday morning on the Milo dry farm which Is about twenty miles north east of Idaho Falls. • * * At the mass meeting held at the high school auditorium 1u Rupert. Ida ho 8. J. Hawkius was elected presi dent of the newly formed Minidoka County Traffic association • » * Lee Gray and Alvin Wallen of Grace Idaho, have been chosen to go to Camp Perry Ohio, to comptete in the riffle contest. Both men ure members of C company, First cavalry, • * • County Agent Burnett reports oi*~ hundred thousand rabbits disposed In Minidoka county by means of poi son and drives Inaugurated last winter and contluued till the summer mouths. • * * E. E. Fisher has been elected a com missioner of Rupert highway district to fill the vacancy caused by the re signation of W. w. guiliun. Other commissioners are E- E. Eisworth uud ▲ C. MacKenzie. • • • Roy I'ernell, Idaho Falls, held in the county Jail for the alleged shooting of E- E. Dory, has waived his preliminary heariug and lias been bound over to the district court by Probate Judge Peck without bond. * * * II. D. Deeper of Lewiston was elected department state commander of tlie American Legion at the < losing session of tbe Idaho state convention at Kellog Saturday. Nampa was awarded next year's meeting. E. W. Sinclair of Sho shone was elected member of the na tional committee. » * * The construction of dam higher than Arrowrock from Stanley, Idaho through the Kedtisb lakes and an 1M rnile tuunel through ttie Sawtooth rauge for lrrgatiou of five hundred thousands acres in Mountain Horae Sunnyside tract are factures of a plan reciamution department • « * C. S. Mills of Animas, .Colo, sus tained u possibly fractured skull, aud his son, Leo Mill, Is suffering from In ternal injuries as the result of a col lision between their automobile and another machine on a curve near Kel logg Wednesday. The Mills car left Ute road aud rolled down a 100-foot embankment. • • • Anouncement has been made that Lowlston's first annual water fete will be held August 20 and 27. It is pro posed to Include every branch of wa ter sports, and they will be open to amateurs only. Arrangements are be ing made to bring swimmers from Spokane and Coeur d' Aleue for exhl. bltlon feutures. * * * Joseph L Burchfield, e Soda Springs farmer, was killed in a runaway Satur day night. Mr. and Mrs. Burchfield were coming from town at about 9 :3P o'clock on their way to the ranch, when coming to a dugout In the rond, Mr. Burchfield was thrown out of the rig onto the horse«. This so scared the animals that they rau away, drugging Mr. Burchfield for more than halt a mile. • * * Representatives of shippers and con sumers of four counties effected a permanent organization ol' the South, ern Idaho Traffic association at a meet ing held at Twins Falls, Saturday. The object of the association is to secure lower friesht rutos.. C A. Robinson of Twin Falls was elected president, und L H. Walden of Kimberly, treas urer The following directors eonsti. tute the executive board: W. H. Cra ven, Hollister; J. H Blomquist, Wen dell. E C. Gleason, Jerome; W L. Burton, Burley, and 8. J. Hawkins. Rupert A rate clerk is to be named secretary. • • • While operating a plow along Ui* highway near Curry, C. J. Rydalch ol 225 Elizabeth boulevard. Twin Falls, sustained Injuries that will keep him confined to a hospital ward for some time. He has a compound fracture of the right ankle. Rydalch, who Is 4 j years of age. was working the plow along the edge of the road. The nose of the Implement struck some hard substance, causing the heavy machine to rebound against his leg Superficial examination proved a break in the bone had been caused The patient Is at a local hospital for treatment. • • • Based upon July conditions, the cariât movement of Idaho potatoes this season will total !),.VM), according to Julius 11 Jacobson, agriculturalist statistician. This compares, he says, with cars moved from the stats lust year The estimate, however, de pends upon the ability of the rail roads to furnish cars, the continuation of present favorable growing condi tions and the progress of the potato crop in the large potato producing states in the east. . PUT ONE OVER ON BUYCHER Incident Proves That Art of Shopping Has Not Been Altogether Thrown in Discard. A dignified-looking woman stepped up to a showcase iu the meat market, and after she had bought several pieces of meat, she asked : « "Have you any shinbone that I could use for soup stock?" "Just the thing," responded the obliging clerk as lie took up a loug shinbone and knuckle and balanced It on his left hand. "What is it worth?" asked tlie woman. "Just a half-dollar," said he. "It is such a large piece, would you mind cutting it at the joint?" "Sure, 1 will," he replied. After cutting off the large knuckle he again balanced the long, slim shin bone on his hand und said : "You may have this for 40 cents." The woman looked ut the piece for a moment, then at the kuuckle and su id ; "Is that piece you cut off worth only 10 cents?" The clerk hesitatingly replied : "Yes, madam." "All right," said the woman, "I'll take that knuckle." The clerk waited a moment, looked at the woman, then actually laughed aloud. But he was game and will ingly wrapped up the 10-cent soup bone. NO WONDER THEY LAUGHED American Soldier in Paris Had Mad« a Small Mistake In Copying the Street Name. During the war, while I was on leave of absence In Baris, relates a re turned soldier, I deckled to take a walk alone. I thought It advisable to copy down the name of the street In which I wns staying, so I wrote down some words printed on the sidewalk. When I wns ready to return I found that I could not locate the street where my Hotel was, so I approached a woyinn, showed her what I had writ ten in my book, nnd tried to learn from her where the place was. She laughed and said something in French, which, of course, I did not under stand, and passed on. A number of times I did the same thing, and every one I stopped laughed, and passed on until a man said In English. "What is It you want?" Delighted to find that I had discov ered one person who spoke English, I snid, "That is the name of the street where I am staying, and I am lost. Will you please direct me?" "You haven't written down n street name," said the man, "hut 'post uo bills.' " Skidding Is Overcome. Attention is called in a circulnr re port from Sydney, Australia, to a new invention of a front-drive vehicle which entirely prevents skidding. A test over 10,000 miles of rough road has been made. It Is claimed, with no signs of wear. The front wheels ure pivoted In the center, which enables the steering of the car with much greater ease than In the rear-wheel driven machine. The device is now attached to an old worn British car which, prior to the attachment of the device, weighed 32 cwt., with a speed of thirty-eight miles an hour traveling fifteen miles on one gallon of gasoline. After alteration and application of the front drive device, the car weighs 35 cwt., has a speed of forty-five miles an hour and will go seventeen and one half miles on a single gallon of gaso line. Tuberculosis in France. That of 308 antituberculosis dis pensaries In France only ten per cent are situated in Bai ls was hailed Æis a "happy omen" at the second interna tional conference. Only a few organ izations were actively eugnged In anti tuberculosis work in France before the war. Today, largely through the activity of the Rockefeller Founda tion, In addition to the dispensaries mentioned, there are 10,000 sanitarium beds for tuberculous putlents; many hospitals have provided Isolation wards; the hoarding out of annemic children in rural homes lias been or ganized on a large scale, and there Is national co-operation of all the agen cies concerned. British Soldiers and New Roads. Some seven and a half million dol lars' worth of new road construction has been taken In hand by various British cities to provide work for the unemployed. According to a report of the British Information service of the Bankers' Trust company, the ministry of transportation contributes one-half of the cost—probably out of funds ac cumulated for thut purpose for mnny years by the development commission —and lends to the municipalities the other hnlf for five years, repayable in annual Installments. Ex-service men, after due registration at a labor ex change, receive presence among ap plicants. Unquestioning Admirer. "Are you an admirer of Jeffersonian simplicity?" "I am," replied Senator Sorghum. "I don't know exactly what It is, but I admire anything that can command so much public approval and political influence." Calumny in th« Calendar. "Do you regard Friday as an un lucky day?" "Most assuredly any day with such a had reputation la unlucky, whether tt deserves It or not" BURIED WITH THEIR HUSBAND Wives of Members of the Barau Triba of the Congo Are Interred With the Corpse. The Bnrun tribe In the Congo dis trict of Africa have a number of strange and horrible customs, but of them all tlielr burial customs are the most terrible. When a man dies a large grave is dug. The corpse nnd his wives—these may he anywhere from two to twenty—nre escorted to the hole with wild music and the In terested attendance of the entire tribe. The chief wife is thrust into the hole, and the corpse is then lowered. The second wife follows. The dead man's relatives then proceed to break the arms nnd legs of the two wives so they cannot get out of the hole. The head of the corpse is placed in the lup of the head wife, and the feet in the lap of the second wife. The rest of the wives nre then thrust Into the hole, their limbs broken, nnd they are forced to sit In a circle about the corpse and Its human supporters. The priest chants a few words, and everyone falls to with rude shovels, dishing earth into the hole. They nev er stop until the grave is full and the corpse nnd the living wives hurled far under the earth. The howls of the wives with their broken limbs and fear of the terrible death are drowned by the hanging of drums awd the yells of the delighted tribe. IN THE NAME OF RELIGION! Weird and Savage Rites Indulged In by the Khlysts, Sect of Russian Fanatic«. One of the queer religious sects of the world is the Christs or Khlysts of Russia. They hold their meetings In their churches with hundreds of men, women nnd children attending. After prayers and hymns that last until midnight they begin n wild dance amid sobs and gronns. After this con tinues for a while they abandon their garments nnd put on white robes and white stockings. Candles are lighted, and a new dance begins that consists of rapidly revolving, the men to the right, the women to the left. In a short time a sort of madness fulls upon them. They leap, scream, bent themselves and each other, In dulge In wild laughter and cries, and then begin to tear off the garments with shouts of "It is coming, the Holy Spirit Is coming 1" They begin to go about on nil fours, riding on one nil other's backs, rolling about on the floor, biting nnd scratching one an other, and at last go entirely Insane nnd dnsh about until they fall ex hausted. By dnwn the church floor Is covered with naked men, women and children, unconscious and blood stained. Weather's Effect on Birds. Cold and hunger In England has driven armies of birds, even the wild est, Into streets nnd gardens and un wonted pinces. Great flocks of green plover, which nre singularly shy ns a rule, appeared In the stackyards and paddocks of Hertfordshire villages. In Buckinghamshire several thousand rooks In a flock wns no rarity ; and old scouts came right up to the hack doors and competed for their food with the poultry and the pigs. In Lon don It was curious to see the pigeons feeding busily on tho Ice, to the obvi ous Irritation of the gulls, whose hills are useless for securing fragments from a hard surface. It was hard to bp defeated by n land bird In their own element. Starlings showed even greater nldlity In picking r.p morsels from the floes and even the water of the river, a feat very foreign to tlielr nature. The Boy of It. The three children were on the street car on tlielr wny to school—u hoy and two younger sisters. The sis ters disputed who was to push the button to notify the street cur con ductor to stop the car. The older-sis ter won and held her finger on tin button for more than a block. Then her brother rose, pulled her hand away arbitrarily and pushed the but ton. The older sister stepped Into the vestibule, followed by her sister, to he the first to step off the ear. As it stopped, the brother brushed them aside and led the wny. The sisters having alighted, waited for the car to go on, but the hoy rushed across tin tracks, Ignoring the warning clanging of the hell by the motormun. Microbes In 8ugar Bowl, About one per cent of the Cuban sugar crop, valued at $1,500,000, Is each year destroyed by greedy micro organisms too small to he seen except when congregated In crowds of mil lions. Molds mid bucterlu ure the culprits. It Is estimated that each person In the United Stutes consumes 81.84 pounds of sugar each yeur. At this rate, 878,000 persons could be sup plied with the sugar destroyed by germs. The sugar loses Its sweetness when the molds consume the sucrose, Its "sweetening" principle. Marble Cheaper Than Wood. A report to Washington from the Amerlcun commercial attache In Rome Is to the effect that American lumber has gone to such price heights In the Itallau market that builders find It cheaper to put In marble stuireases than to build them of wood. Such Is the combined effect of mill cost, plus freight rates, multiplied by the ex change premium of four to one that Italian buyers have to pay to trans late our money Into theirs.—New Or leans Tlmes-Plcayune. HONOR SHOULD BE AMERICA'S Washington Man Raally Was the Frst to Demonstrate Possibilities of Wireless Telegraphy. A dentist living in Washington. D. C-, invented, patented and demon strated wireless telegraphy before Marconi was born. Had it not been for the attitude of big newspapers and the stubhornness and lack of vision of congress, tills country today would be enjoying the honor, distinction and credit of presenting wireless telegra phy to the world. The name of this comparatively unknown inventive gen ius Is Muhlou Loomis. Back In the sixties and seventies he eked out a modest living by plugging molars and making "store" teeth for the politi cians and social leaders of Washing ton. Doctor Loomis called his discov ery "aerial telegraphy." Uls first pub lic demonstration was made In 1866 from the two peaks of the Blue Itldge mountains In Virginia, some 18 miles apart From each peak an ordinary kite wns elevated, connected with an Insulated copper wire attached at the lower end to a telegraphing appa ratus. The operators of each party were provided with telescopes, with which they could sight from one sta tion to the other and rend the signals. When all was In readiness a message was sent by the doctor along the wire of his kite, nnd wns received at the station on the other mountain top Just as though the two kites had been con nected with a wire in the ordinary way. In tills manner communications .were kept up until the fact was thor oughly demonstrated that telegraphing could be done as readily without as with connecting wires. DOG RELAYS CALL OF 'PHONE Well-Trained Animal Said Never to Make a Mistake in Notifying His Mistress. Not far from Boston lives a dog by the name of Tlmbtictoo, a dog which hns never been trained but which of Its own accord acquired a "trick" which besides being clever Is dec; lodly helpful. His home Is on a farm, which Is served by a seven-party telephone line. The call at Tlmbuctoo's house Is five hells, or ns the toll operator would sn.v, "Ring five." Wherever his mistress Is when the telephone rings five times Tlnibuctoo will go to her nnd give five short, sharp harks, lie has never been known to make a mis take either by harking more or less than five barks, or by calling his mis tress when the bell rings some other call. In order to "show off Tlmbuctoo," his mistress asks n neighbor to call her In a few minutes, then she goes somewhere out of range of the tele phone, and Tlmbuctoo never falls to give proof of his trustworthy sum moning. Cadets' Great Ride. Two hundred and fifty senior cadets of Victoria, B. C., have recently com pleted u 1,400-inile ride on bicycles, hearing dispatches from the state com mandant to the minister for defense. The small riders averaged more than 14 miles an hour, nnd they completed tlielr tusk 0 hours and 23 minutes ahead of schedule. This fine perform ance roused public Interest In the new system of cadet training, which has taken tlie pluce of the monotonous drill-yard evolutions. Australia Is training Its youngest soldiers In camnraderle. self-sucrlflce, alertness and n love of athletics. The story of the 1,400-mile ride against unex pected obstacles has set n standard which will not ha easily forgotten by the Australian hoy. While the dis patch ride hns done much to direct attention to a happier system of train ing. it lias also served to awaken the Interest of fathers and elder brothers. Eggs From the Orient. A train of 25 cars, loaded entirely with Japanese and Chinese eggs, left Vancouver, B. C., the other day, hound for New Y'ork. The train was made up of uine carlouds sent over from Seattle to lie attached to sixteen car louds of eggs from the steamer Em press of Russia. The eggs from Seattle were delivered by Japanese liners. The eggs, with the exception of 1.5(H) cases for London, England, and 1,000 enses for Montreal, were all consigned to New York. The shipment to the latter point consisted of approximate ly 17,500 cases of 30 and 36 dozen each, or about 6,5(H),000, more than an egg for breakfast for every man, wom an and child In New York city. Economy Carried to Excess. A short time ugo, on seeing u man who was sitting beside me In u cafe teria "get away" with u large ham burger sandwich In three bites, all "mind your own business" policies were eust aside and I remurked, "You must Intend to catch an out-of-town train ; you are in such a hurry." He came hack with, "Oh, no. You see every one's stomach requires a certain amount of meat and It Is known thut by gulping It It takes longer to digest. As meat Is high I eat this way and by so doing I have to eat meat but every third day."—Exchange. Past the Academic Stage. "Should women smoke?" asked the man who likes to theorize. "That Isn't the question any longer," said Mr. Gadspur. "No 7" "What we've got to decide now Is whether or not the additional fire risk caused by women smokers will justify the Insurance companies In raising their rates."—Birmingham Age-Herald.