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Sergt. John C. Jenness of Weiser has seen slightly wounded in France, ac cording to a cablegram received by his father. Mr. and Mrs. William Toy of Castle Creek, Owyhee county, have sent a huge squash, weighing 107 pounds, to the Red Cross Salvage Shop at Boise. The fourth Liberty Loan bond drive for Payette county on October 12 showed a total of $201,225, with 1408 subscribers. The quota for Payette county was $190,000. ' "the 1918 county fair held at Salmon last week was the biggest and best ever held In Lemhi. The agricultural and horticultural exhibits were the JI finest of local history. Curry school was awarded third prize for best display of school work S at the Twin Falls county fair at Filer. P Fourteen premiums for work done by individual pupils were also awarded M the school. S Two trusty prisoners at the Canyon H county jail took French leave from the courthouse grounds and have not been 11 captured. The two men were William Fuller, held for grand larceny, and C. H B. Smith, held for bootlegging. ■ For a time a portion of the east side ' business district at Pocatello Iff the old restricted district was threatened by B flame that broke out in an old building, gi Both departments responded to the lire alasm and subdued the flames. At the state W. C. T. U. session at Emmett last week these officers were elected: President, Dr. Emma Drake; vice president, Mrs. Vance; treasurer, ■ Mrs. Prescott;. secretary, Mrs. Polly; ■ recording secretary, Mrs. Thompson. Laura E. Hanks, 40 years of age, was arrested at Ogden, Utah, at the request * of the sheriff at Montpelier, Idaho, f . who holds a warrant charging Mrs. I Hanks with the crime of forgery, al I leged to have been committed at Mont I pelier. , The state has posted a reward of $500 for the apprehension of the slayer of J. C. Sherrod, a member of the | Pocatello police force, and candidate | for sheriff of Bannock county, who f . was killed by a negro. Pocatello has also posted a reward of $500. The enrollment In the Students' Army Training Corps, section A, at Moscow, Is steadily Increasing, includ ing men not eligible for general mili tary service. The total enrollment is 606, which will be increased by the arrival of the 300 men in section B. Preparations are well under way for launching the united war work cam paign In the southeastern district of Idaho, headquarters for which are lo cated In Pocatello. The state's allot ment In the welfare fund drive which is to be made from November 11 to 18, is $426,250. Methodists held their church ser vices on the lawn on the east side of the church at Boise last Sunday. A piano was moved on to the main en trance and the program was given over largely to singing. Automobiles were 'drawn up. to the curb and were used for church seats. The Idaho Falls school, board on October 15, decided to close all depart ments of the school until the quaran tine for Spanish influenza has been raised. Several mild cases of the epi demic have developed in this vicinity, two of them being transients. The country schools have not been closed. Lieut. Raymond Hill, formerly a member of F company, 2nd Idaho, was 4 killed September 14 In France, ac cording to word received by friends at Lewiston, his home. He had been assigned to the aviation service and was expecting to enjoy a furlough after a year's duty when he was killed. Mrs. Nelson Milllck of Post Falls is working in the Interest of a measure which she hopes to see enacted as a law In Idaho at the next session of the legislature. The measure, lf-placed on the statutes, would make state care of all deformed children mandatory, where the parents were unable to care for them. Judge Dunlap of the probate court at Boise decided In favor of the illegiti mate daughter in the case of (Sertrude Pinner Lewis vs. Eugene Looney, ad ministrator for the estate of It. C. Goodwin, in which she will receive more than $40,000. Goodwin was a wealthy sheep man of Boise, who was I ' murdered In the fall of 19*6 at On tario. In connection with the annual meet ing of the synod of the Presbyterian church of Idaho at Twin Falls, the or ganization of the Women's Synodical Missionary society was effected at a meeting of 32 women who were in at tendance and who enrolled as the charter members of the organization. Sheep shipments are very heavy from McCall this fall. About 33,000 head will be shipped out during this month. Orders have been placed at the local depot for 109 cars. Prof. Solen W. Cunningham, for merly head of the department of ag riculture and director of athletics at the Albion state normal school, died Wednesday, October 9, of bronchial pneumonia, caused by Spanish Influ enza. By order of the federal and state food administrations, the grading of potatoes by licensed dealers seeking markets outside the state will be com pulsory, Harvey Allred, director of the state farm markets bureau, announced in a bulletin Issued last week. Parents of men from Boise City who have been killed In action In the serv ice Of the United States military and naval forces will be presented with a document expressing the appreciation of Boise City of the supreme sacrifice which has been .paid by the man on the field of honor. OLSON CROUCH IX THE MARINES The following poem was sent to ' Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Crouch of More land, whose son Orson is in the Ma rine corps. He is still in the U. S.. but the company is all ready to sail at any time: The Law of the Marine Corps (With Apoligies to Service) (By Orson crouch) This is the law of the marine corps, an devery they make it plain: "Send not your foolisji and feeble, , send me your strong and sane— strong for the perils of warfare; ] strong for the boredom of peace; i Send me the men ready for battle, I or patient with kitchen police. Send me men born of strong parents, | from homes in manison or street, Whether reared in city or prairie will never acknowledge defeat. Send not your hot house orchids, raised on a silver spoon, Their stomachs revolt pn beans and slums, their end comes all to soon. Send men keen for drilling, men that are born to the gun, Send me men raging for Hun blood, eager to sail for France; Men that are men to the letter, with the courage to take their chance. These are the men wanted, these are the favored ones, These will I take to my bosom, these will 1 call my sons. But the others, the weaklings, the grouches, I spurn with no gentle boot; The cowards, the slackers ,the slouches; these are the kind that won't suit. This is the law of the marine corps, that only the strong shall thrive; That surely the weak shall perish, and only the fit survive; The desolute, damned and despair ful, the weaklings are crippled or slain." This is the law of the marine corps, and lo—how they make it plain. IN THE PROBATE COURT OF BINGHAM COUNTY, STATE OF IDAHO In the matter of the estate of Alex, Randquist ,deceased. Notice to Creditors Notice is hereby given by the un dersigned, administratrix of the estate of Alexander Randquist, de ceased, to the creditors of and all persons having claims against the said deceased to exhibit such claims with the necessary vouchers within ten months after the first publica tion of this notice to the administra trix of said estate at the office of John W. Jones, East Main street, in the City of Blackfcot, Bingham county, Idaho, which r-id office the undersigned selects- as her place of business in all matters connected with the estate of Alexander Ran quist, deceased. Date of first publication October 15, 1918. Dated this fourteenth day of Octo ber, 1918. EMMA RANQUIST, Administratrix of the Estate of Alex 13a-5m. Ranquist, deceased. NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING. A special meeting of the stock holders of the New Lavaside Ditch company will be held at the Rose hall, Saturday, November 2nd, at 3 p. m., for the purpose of voting on the question of whether this company shall join with the Peoples' Canal company In construction of a feeder for both canals. LOUIS FELT, Secretary. 14-5mf. Notice of Special Municipal Bond Election Pursuant to the laws of the State of Idaho and Ordinance No. 220 of the City of Blackfoot, In the State of Idaho, notice is hereby given that a special election will be held In the City of Blackfoot, within the respec tive wards of said city, at the voting places hereinafter designated, on the nineteenth day of November, 1918, beginning at the hour of 9 o'clock a. m. and closing at the hour of 7 o'clock p .m. of said day for the pur pose of taking a vote of the quali fied electors who are taxpayers in said city, upon the following ques tion: "Shall the mayor and common council of the City of Blackfoot is sue the negotiable coupon bonds of said city in the amount of ninety five thousand dollars ($95,000) to provide money for acquiring, by pur chase or otherwise, a waterworks plant for said municipality, and a water supply therefor ,and for con structing, enlarging, extending, re pairing, altering and improving said plan?" Said election shall be held and the vote upon said question shall be taken within the respective wards of said city at the following desig nated places, to wit: First ward, high school building; second ward, county court house; third ward, Irving school building; fourth ward, city hall. All persons who at the time of said election are qualified electors of said City of Blackfoot, and who are tax payers therein, and none others, shall be qualified to vote at said elec tion on said question. The voting at said election sht.ll be by ballot. (Signed) 14-10mf ROY S. DeKAY, City Clerk. WOMANS' COMMITTEE BUTTONS Buttons, with the insignia of the woman's committee, council of de fense may be obtained In 1000 lots to retail at 10 cents each. Any one wishing one of these buttons send their name to Mrs. E. Thoreson, county chairman of wo man's committee and If the aggre gate number of the state reaches 1000 the order will be sent in. ♦ Call 236 Allen's Transfer and get your hanllng done Sunday order should be in before 9 a. m. Office Phone 38$ Residence 178 Black SOCIALISM AND THE NONPARTISAN LEAGUE If there is any doubt as to the Townley movement, known as the Non-partisan league, being camouflaged radical socialism, read the follownig statements of fact: Extract from a letter written to one William Head of Mitchell, S. D.... The letter is signed "George" and is written on the stationery of a hotel in Mitchell.... The letter reads as follows: "Dear Comrade: The Farmers' Non-partisan league is organizing here in-great shape, and the farmers are falling all over themselves to get into it. There have been several stayed here and I guess there is one in every county. (Evidently meaning an organizer.) Most every farmer falls for it and it is sure good. THEY ARE NOT ALLOWED TO MENTION SOCIALISM AT ALL AND ARE TO DENY ANY KNOWLEDGE OF IT ON AC COUNT OF THE PREJUDICE AGAINST IT. YET THEY HAVE THE SOCIALIST PLATFORM u The authenticity of this letiter is vouched for by the Sioux Falls Press of Sioux Falls, S. D. and the Lesterville, S. D. ( Ledger. CATALOGUE OF LEAGUE LEADERS SHOWS THEM TO BE SOCIALISTS According; to Townley's own sworn. statement, he absolutely controls the Non-partisan league, hiring and firing employees at will. IF IT IS NOT TOWNLEY'S INTENTION TO ESTABLISH RADICAL SOCIALISM IN NORTH DAKOTA, WHY ARE ONLY RADICAL SOCIAL ISTS AND SOCIALIST AGITATORS OF LONG STANDING AND PROMINENCE PICKED FOR LEADERSHIP EVERYWHERE? Following is a list of leaders, officers and workers of the Non-partisan league who are claimed to be socialists and have not been known to deny it: A. C. TOWNLEY, President of National Non-partisan League, registered as socialist at Beach, N. D., on April 11, 1914. Was socialist speaker and organizer prior to forming the league. ' A. E. BOWEN, socialist lecturer and organizer from Bowman, N. D., partner with Townley in forming the league, twice candi date on the socialist state ticket in North Dakota, Chief Clerk of the House in the last legislative session, now State Manager of the league in South Dakota. ARTHUR LeSEUER, formerly of Minot, where he was elected Mayor on the socialist ticket, later dean of the law depart ment at People's College at Girard, Kan., a socialist school, now "executive secretary" of the league at St. Paul head quarters. O. M. THOMASON, one time editor of socialist paper, Iconoclast, at Minot; radical and pronounced socialist; since the early formation of the league haft been one of Townley's most trusted men. HENRY TEIGEN, formerly editor of the Iconoclast, ardent social-* 1st, of late private secretary and confidential advisor to Town F. B. WOOD, from Deerlng, N. D., socialist, farmer; original members and managers of the league; now on execu tive committee. BEECHER MOORE, ex-preacher, formerly socialist lecturer In Wisconsin and other states, now prominent among organi zers of the league. I>. C. DORMAN, formerly of Minot, prominent in socialist and I. W. W. circles; of late prominent in league as organizer in Montana. I). C. COATS, former socialist city commissioner of Spokane; chief parliamentarian and advisor of^Townley at Bismark dur ing 1917 legislative session. J. AV. BRINTON, former socialist mayor of Beach, N. D., now gen eral- manager of the Townley chain stores; also famous for various other things. Look up his record at Beach. HOWARD B. WOOD, son of F. B. AVood, pronounced socialist, speaker of the House in last session of the N. D. legislature; I close in the inner circles of the league. EDWARD WOOD, a brother of Howard, socialist; assistant clerk in the House at the 1917 session; league organizer and nected with the publication of the League periodicals. ' H. L. ELLIOTT, once candidate for mayor of Minot on the so cialist ticket, was for some time State Manager of the league for North Dakota, now in some other important position at St. Paul headquarters. one of the con H. L. Elliott, former state manager for North Da kota of the Non-partisan league said: "The Socialists' are building this organization and they are going to rule it. They (the Socialists)' will be placed in all responsible of fice and all remunerative positions, both in the organiza tion and in the state affairs. We are also organizing a Home Guard as nearly among the Reds as possible, that will be officered by Reds, so that when we get control of the state government they cannot overthrow us. The Republican County Central Committees of Adams and Hettinger Counties, N. D., consisltinig of members and representatives of the Non-partisan league, at their meet n TOWNLEY'S REGISTRATION AS A SOCIALIST REGISTRATION BLANK STATE Of NOBTH DAKOTA, County of r A elector, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that my name and signature aa signed below is my true name and signature. If I ~-.. lnd it was signed at my request by the attesting officer. Present residence is in Sec.....r:.— I—street I, the hers not personally signed it, it is becanae....:...— .:.r* My age is. £<3...years and occupation.... nati v i ty (State or Outer Wku* Bon) _County, North Dakota; (or if city or town) at No.. . in tbs city of- QL I belong to the. testimony whereof I sign my name two times. Subscribed and sworn to before me this./i...II ...Postoffice address _party; that I have resided in this state for one year immediately preceding this election. In at. .... Elector Elector .Comity, Stoto of North Dakota L~. 191..^.— day . . Assessor ft tad for. rtrttr VUtaft) THE ABOVE FACSIMILE GIVES THE LIE TO SOME NON-PARTISAN CLAIMS It has been denied that Townley Is a Socialist. It has been denied that his work is Socialistic. But it is significant that he was a registered Socialist in North and that practically all the Socialists and I. W. W.'s in Bingham county have joined the Nonpartisans. We have a good many men in Bingham county who hive always shown the I. W. Wt ALMOST VERBATIM AND EVERY ORGANIZ ER THAT I HAVE YET SEEN HAS A RED CARD AND IS A SOCIALIST IN GOOD STAND ING. A rose ibiy another name smells just as sweet, and we are perfectly willing to let them pull our chestnuts out of the fire'while it is hard work, for after the band wagpn starts it will be no job at all, and they can't com plete their program without embracing socialism any how. All the organizers admlit this, but the farmers have not realized it yet, thank the Lord, and I hope they will not until it is too late for them to turn back." (i WALTER THOMAS MILLS, prominent socialist lecturer; close friends of Kate Richards O'Hare; now on Townley's pay rool as chief lecturer. . , . GEORGE E. TOTTEN, from Bowman, socialist and close friend of Kate; now member of North Dakota board of regents. THOMAS N. KEYS, formerly socialist agitator in State of Wash ton, where he was close friend of Coats and Townley, of late Treasurer of the Non-partisan league. MAX EASTMAN, of Peace Council fame; prominent socialist agita tor and of late prominent lecturer and organizer of the l@&gU6. GEORGE GRIFFITH, socialist, promeninent organizer for the league in both North Dakota and Minnesota. L. L. GRIFFITH, brother of George, socialist; Townley's "fixer." J. C. DUNCAN, formerly socialist mayor of Butte, Mont.; of late in charge of league work in South Dakota, but now said to be on the league pay rool on one of their North Dakota pap«rs. W. H. TALMADGE, socialist; one of the best paid speakers and organizers in the league. R. L. COOPER, a registered socialist in North Dakota; prominent organizer and has been in charge of league work in Kansas. JOSEPH GILBERT, prominent socialist from the east; of late organization manager for the league at St. Paul headquarters. J. J. HASTINGS, formerly with the socialist Iconoclast at Minot; now Townley's banker and bank organizer in North Dakota; with the Scandinavian Bank at Fargo; the holder of Town ley's bank stocks. LEON DUROCHER, formerly of Grand Forks, former candidate for congress on socialist ticket; important organizer in league. GEORGE I). BREW'ER, formerly socialist member of Kansas leg lature; lately in charge of the publicity department of the league at St. Paul. J. A. KUL8TAI), registered socialist of Grand Forks, office man ager for Townley -while at Fargo; prominent organizer for league In North Dakota and Montana. E. R. FRY,, candidate for U. S. Senator on socialist ticket in North Dakota in 1916; has been league's treasurer in Kansas. L. L. RANDALL, sollalist; convicted of sedition in Minnesota; has been conspicious among league speakers and organizers. OSCAR I<. EVANS, socialist; was one of the first members named on the executive committe of the league by Townley. J. A. CURRIE, socialist, minister and spiritualist; league worker in Oklahoma and Texas. J. ARTHUR WILLIAMS, radical socialist; at one time chief or ganizer for the league in Minnesota, later in Montana. A. MEITZEN, Texas socialist; editor of the German edition of the Non-partisan Leader; noted speaker for the league in Ger man districts. L. N. SHELDON, registered socialist in North Dakota; was placed In charge of league organization work in Oklahoma. SMYTH, an avowed socialist and I. W. W.; one of the star organizers of the league. J. P, CRAIG, socialist barber from Grand Forks; has been doing league organizing in Texas. L. L. STAIR, of Bottineau County; socialist; member of the House in last legislative session; on pay roll of the league as speaker. THOMAS HENNESSEY, of Bottineau, socialist; covering state as special organizer. „ N, A. MASON, former socialist organizer, speaker and entertainer; now private secretary of Governor Fralzer, and Townley's pri vate guard over state affairs in North Dakota. O. T. RISHOFF, formerly of Milton; chief, of the league news papers and publications. AXEL STORM, formerly socialist sheriff of Williams coun.ty, N. D.; now state manager of the league for North Dakota. JAMES ing in July, 1918, passed the following resolution: Whereas, it is the sense of people in control of the present nominees of the Republican party thait the state should own the business in the state of North Dakota, and Whereas, we believe in equality and justice: Be it resolved, that our state committeeman be instrudted to have placed in the platform of the Republican party and the nominees for the legislature from the 49th Legislaive District be in structed to advocate the state ownership of farm lands, horses, cattle and machinery, and that the same be acquired on the basis of values for the three years immediately pro ceeding the war. u It spirit, and they have all joined the league. Whenever we have criticised the league or expressed any doubt about the sincerity of Its leaders, It has been the I. W. W. type of men and the Socialists who have rushed in to stop their subscriptions to our paper and to say nasty things about it, and intimate that we might bet ter get in line and work for them to ourselves.