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The Idaho Republican. [volume] (Blackfoot, Idaho) 1904-1932, December 03, 1918, Image 3

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Mrs. Frances E. Brewer of New
York, formerly of Indiana, will ar
rive In Boise today, Friday, to ac
quaint the women of the city and the
state with the importance of Idaho
ratifying the federal suffrage amend
ment, which all suffrage factions be
lieve will pass before January 1, and
of ics Importance to the international
suffrage movement.
Mrs. Carrie Chapman Catt, thru
whose efforts the Idaho women gain
ed suffrage, writes to Mrs. S. H. Hays
chairman of the women's committee,
C. N. D., and to - Miss aMrgaret Rob
erts, president for Idaho of the Na
tional Council of women Voters, as
Letter From Mrs. Catt.
"I know the women of Idaho must
be interested In the fate of woman
suffrage. As you doubtless have been
informed, women cannot secure the
jvote by the state method in several
states and in consequence the work
ing suffragists of the country have
concentrated their attention upon
the passage of the federal suffrage
amendment. It passed the house on
January 10 of this year and has been
hanging in the senate for the want of
two votes since. One of those votes
has been secured and we think we
have the other. We are expecting the
passage of the amendment before
Reason for Prompt Action.
"Were there months to intervene
between the passage of the amend
ment and the legislative session of
the various states there would be
time enough to plan a ratification
campaign after the federal amend
ment had passed congress. It is cer
tain, however, that the amendment
cannot now pass the senate and.
reach the several legislatures before
January 1.
"Forty-two legislatures sit this
winter, and we believe we can secure
ratification in 37 of them, thus mak
ing certain the passage of the amend
ment and the enfranchisement of all
the women before the next presiden
tial election.
"The only enfranchised state of
which we hate and doubt is Idaho,
because it has no existing suffrage
states, including Idaho, should ratify
the amendment within the first two
weeks of January, if the amendment
reaches them in sufficient time. In
order to assure ourselves of the exact
condition in Idaho we desire to send
a representative there to talk with
the women.
We believe that 23
Why Mrs. Brewer Comes.
"We have selected Mrs. Brewer of
New York to go to you with a definite
message about the obligation of
women voters in the country to the
new democracy in Europe, and she
will present to the women of Idaho
an invitation to join in a new move
ment which we are proposing with
this end in view. She will go there
also, with the expectation of organ
izing some kind of ratification com
mittee, the duty of this committee
being, first to secure ratification with
in the first two weeks of January,
if the federal suffrage amendment
has passed the senate; second, to se
cure a resolution calling upon \the
senate to submit the amendment,
provided it has not already passed
the senate.
Has Friends in Idaho.
"Mrs. Brewer Is a charming wo
man, an eloquent speaker, and a wo
man who we are proud to have re
present us.
University of Idaho was a classmate
of hers in college and she would like
to visit Moscow also while west.
There are other places in both south
ern and northern Idaho where I
think she would do well to stop and
talk to the men and women about
the need of immediate ratification
and about the new women voters'
movement we are' proposing. She
was one of the leaders in the recent
New York campaign for the Repub
Arrangements will be made upon
Mrs. Brewer's arrival for a general
meeting of men and women when
she can give her message and plan
for the ratification campaign.
The president of the

PROVO, Nov. 27.—Mayor LS Roy
Dixon received a telegram today
from Mayor James Rolph, Jr., of San
Francisco, which says:
"Universal wearing of masks al
most wholly responsible for San
Francisco beating the usual course
of influenza 'by several weeks; pre
vented 1500 or more possible deaths
and thousands of cases of influenza
and pneumonia, with great reduction
of consequent suffering.
"We used Leary vaccine as far as
possible and this undoubtedly helped
It you have epidemic, I
strongly advise strict enforcement of
universal masking. All our people
did this gladly and are devoutly
thankful for good results."
Arrangements are being made by
the city board of health to obtain
supply of vaccine for lnnoculatlon.
The treatment will be given free of
charge by the city physician, A .J.
Stewart at his office from 12 to 1 and
from 6.30 to 6.30 o'clock of each day
beginning Friday, to tho'se who wish
the service of the city physician.
Four new cases of Influenza in two
new families were reported today.

There Is a gtowing impression that
one Woodrow WilBon spilt a large
bucket of beans about 3:00 p. m.,
Friday, October 25, 1918.—Wheel
ing Intelligencer.
Hot-Foot.— Kaiser — "What ac
count are my brave troops giving of
HIndenburg—"A running account,
your Majesty."
Baltimore Ameri

Foch will sharpen the fourteen
points.—Toledo Blade.
The watch on the Rhine has Its
hands up.—Brooklyn Eagle.
or I nflll OUII CO
OtLiniM olYIILto,
Indian Doughboy Can "Go Some"
in Own Way.
Ha* Unusual Scouting Abilities, Both
Hereditary and Acquired—Wins
Spangles on tho Vesle by Remark
able Exploit in 8ilenclng Enemy Ma
chine Gun—Officer Wants German
Field Glasses, "Chief" Gets Them.
"The Chief" has smiled for the sec
ond time since he came to France—
and It is the talk of the -
-th Infan
"The Chief" is Private Ross, a full
blooded Ute Indian. About a year ago
he threw up his job herding sheep in
the barren hills of southern Arizona,
walked 50 miles down to Bisbee, "rode
the rods" to El Paso and enlisted. In
the training camp he was nicknamed
"The Chief." There also it was dis
covered that "The Chief" had unusual
scouting abilities—both hereditary and
He was assighed as battalion scout.
That's when he smiled the first time.
Chief Ross is hardly a model soldier.
He hardly ever salutes an officer and
says "Ugh" for "Yes, sir," and shakes
his head for "No, sir." Although he
has a fair command of English he
talks very little.* Once only he was de
tected saluting an officer—that was
when he had gone to the officer three
times to ask for a leave pass. The
third time he saluted.
Win* Spangles on Vesle.
But "The Chief" wiped out all the
little black marks for sins of omission
In the fighting up on the Vesle.
A lone machine gun In a stone build
ing about 200 yards In front of the
Americans was holding up the ad
vance. It was broad daylight—three
o'clock In the afternoon. The task of
silencing the machine gun was given
to "Chief" Ross and a picked patrol
of three other men.
The patrol disappeared Into the
brush with "The Chief' leading, with
his pistol ready and two hand grenades
in his hip pockets. The emplacement
was "spotted" in the upper window of
the stone house. Two men were left
out In front in the bushes to draw the
fire of the gun, while Ross stealthily
worked up toward one side N of the
building and his companion on the
other. Ross crawled up to the side of
the building unobserved and edged
around, to tfhere he could see the muz
zle of the machine gun protruding
from a window.
Two seconds later a well-placed
grenade burst In the room with the
Germans, killing two and shattering
the machine gun. The survfving Ger
man executed a strategic retreat
through the rear window and slid
down to the ground behind the build
ing where he would be protected by
another machine gun farther back.
Chief Outwits Enemies.
It was sure death to try to reach the
running German from either side of
the building. The German was cun
ning but not so cunning as 'The Chief."
He swung himself up to the window
and crawled rapidly up the roof to
ward the ridgepole. From that point
of vantage he could see' the enemy
without danger to himself.
Three shots stopped the fleeing
That was when "The Chief' smiled
the second time, the boys of the —th
Infantry declare. Some of them aver
that 'The Chief* emitted the Ute war
whoop, 8nrprlslng the Germans so
much that they stopped firing for a
few momenta
Once before the incident on the
Vesle, so the boys say, "The Chief" al
most smiled. A lieutenant expressed
a desire for a pair of German field
glasses within the hearing of Rosa
That night he went out and came back
In 40 minutes with a fine pair of Ger
man glasses; As he presented them to
the lieutenant he merely said, "Heap
easy," and almost smiled.
Food Administrator Appeals to Patriot
ism of Cleveland Boys.
"Every pea you shoot is a shot for.
the kaiser," said County Food Admin
istrator R. G. Roueche, in an appeal
to the patriotism of the boys of Cleve
land to cease from the practice of pea
shooting, the time-honored boyhood
method of warfare, and help win the
"Food will win the war. Peas are
food. You may not waste many, but
remember If all the boys in the coun
try waste peas It will mean an enor
mous loss," he also states in his ap
Prefers Death to 8ervlc». ,
, Preferring death to serving In the
army and fearing he might be called
at any time following registration, J.
O. Hill, Jr., took his own life at
Charleston, W. Va. be climbed a tree
on the edge of a cliff of rocks, adjusted
a noose over his neck and Jumped over
the edge. Death was instantaneous. He
was thirty-six years old and a Social
ist He was a farmer.
New Whale Catch Record.
Whaling operations in the north Pa
cific this year have broken all previ
ous records since 1911. Almost ljOOO
whales have been taken since the
opening of the 1918 season.
(D Western Newspaper Union
Many refugees from Morgan, N. J.,
where their homes were destroyed by
the explosion of the munition plant In
that town, were fed and taken care of
by United "States sailors and soldiers,
and also by the American Red Cross.
Hun 70-Mile Rifle Is the Only
Bigger Weapon at
Announcement from France that
American 16-inch naval guns, manned
by naval gun crews, have come to the
front, disclosed that through efforts of
the ordnance officials of the navy, Gen
eral Pershing's forces are now
equipped with the most powerful and
hardest-hitting weapons yet used In
the present war, ashore or afloat, so
far as Is known.
The 16-inch rifles are similar to
those designed for use aboard the new
est American dreadnaughts. They are
50 caliber, more than 65 feet In length
and weigh approximately 100 tons
without their carriers.
Without question they are the long
est-range guns in nse, except the Ger
man super-guns, which are regarded
merely as a mechanical freak.
The projectile weighs close to a ton
and Its bursting charge of the most
powerful explosive known is meas
ured In hundreds of pounds against
the few pounds in the German super
gun shell. The destructive effect is
Plans for. using big rifles for the
army are understood to have been
worked out entirely by naval officers.
The theory that their great weight
would not permit their use, except In
fixed concrete and steel emplacements,
furnished the chief obstacles to be
These are not the only great naval
guns employed by the American army.
American naval gun crews have played
an important part on several sectors
of the battle front for months, hand
ling weapons of 12-lnch bore.
The story of their enterprises has
never been made public, however, for
military reasons.
Had Been Separated for Years, but
Both Joined the 8ervlce.
Separated for five years, Billy and
Herschell Haywood met In France the
other day, according to news received
by the father, J. D. Haywood of Sear
cy, Ark. Herschell, who was living in
California, enlisted In the navy and
was on board the California when It
was sunk several months ago.
He was picked np by another vessel
and taken to France. Happening to
be in a French port when a transport
arrived with American soldiers, he
went to the wharf in hopes of seeing
some friend from the states.
Billy Haywood had enlisted In the
army and was on the transport When
the soldiers disembarked, Billy spied
Herschell and the two brothers were
soon together, and are in camps within
a few minutes' walk of each other.
War Relief Shop Open.
A war relief shop, believed to be
one of the first of its kind In the state
and one of the few In the country, has
been opened at Sheboygan, Wls. All
articles in it are donated and the re
ceipts from the sales are used for war
relief purposes. The shop Is open two
days a week and Its patronage has In
creased to such an' extent that larger
quarters recently became necessary. ^
Hxj Wedded 1,133 Couples.
Rev. Dr. Calvin S. Blackwell, who
for years was pastor of Freemason
Street Baptist church, Norfolk, Va.,
while supplying First Baptist church of
Lynchburg; Va., for September, pet
formed bis one thousand one hundred
and thirty-third marriage ceremony!
Freak Cucumber.
J. W. Applegate of Mount Zion, Ky.,
has a cucumber that is quite a freak.
It Is just the shape of a hand, with
four fipgers and a thumb. Mr. Apple
gate thinks it Is the hand that will
write the kaiser's doom on the wall.
One of Twenty-Eight Out of 1200 to
Survive the Awful Conflict
Archie Howell, of Rogerson, form
erly of Mackay, one of the marines
who helped turn back the German
tide at Chateau Thierry, has returned
on a leave of absence, says the Salt
Lake Tribune. He wears on his left
shi&lder a red and green cord indica
tive of the six official citations of his
regiment for distinguished service.
One one sleeve is a six month's ser
vice stripe and on the other a wound
Up to the time he left here De
cember 15, 1917, to enlist in the ma
rine corps, Mr. Howell had for some
time been driver of a motor truck
between Rogerson and Jarbidge,
Twelve hours after landing at
Brest, France, on June 6, he was sent
forward with other marines among
the members of the fourth replace
ment for the Fifth and Sixth regi
ments of marines, employed in hold
ing the line on the western front.
When the marines, with French
reinforcements, had turned the tide
of battle against the Germans and
were driving them back, Mr. Howell
says, the enemy fought with the des
peration of cornered beasts. "When
their ammunition was exhausted,
they would call 'kamerad,' but for
eighteen days there were no 'kam
erads' for the marines and the
French. A blow with the butt of a
rifle or a thrust with the bayonet was
the answer they got," he says.
The severity of the fighting in this
period is indicated in Mr. Howell's
statement of his belief that out of the
1200 men in his battalion, he is one
of the twenty-eight men who came
out alive.
"The Americans had, on their
own account sufficient scores to set
tle with the Germans," Mr. Howell
said, "but what made us want to
fight most was the sight of the
French women and children, their
fathers and brothers killed in the
war, returning ragged and ill cared
for from the regions occupied by the

War Saving Stamp Merchant Man
ager Issues Statement
While hostilities have ceased in
Europe, a battle line has been formed
in Idaho, to complete the war savings
stamp drive during "honor week,"
the first week in December. This an
nouncement Is made by Edwiij S.
Chadwick, state merchant campaign
manager for Idaho. His statement
is as follows:
"To IdalAo business firms:
"A company water cart had fol
lowed the advancing Ohio troops al
most to the shadow of Montfaucon,
when a German shell burst in the
ditch almost beside the cart. The
horse on the shell side was killed.
The driver was wounded in the head.
While blood ran from his face, the
driver took one look at the wreckage
then started stumbling back along
the road. A lieutenant who had
seen it all stopped him, 'The dress
ing station is—'
" 'Dressing station — hell,' an
swered the driver. 'I'm looking for
aother horse.'
"And so it is, my fellow citizens,
we are looking for another horse.
Actual hostilities have ceased, but it
is no.t yet time to seek the dressing
station. Our battle front is in Idaho
—the enemy our own Indifference—
and the goal—success for war sav
ings stamps.
"Washington is fratincally aiding
—state headquarters, with its able
staff is making Herculean efforts—
the press gives of its space and
power—all work to the same end,
but we must have your shoulder to
"Can Idaho honestly celebrate the
great victory with her task undone?
Can we gather around our friend* In
the yuletide season and have in our
hearts a spirit of true happiness
with Idaho being called a slacker
'Honor week, the first week In
December, has been dedicated to the
completion of this task. The honor
of Idaho is at stake. You, your em
ployees and your families, can save
the day.
"For your love of Idaho, do.
"State Mechant N. R. M. Campaign
Member Idaho Executive Commit

C. J. Bassett, a pioneer of Idaho
died at his home at Boise Tuesday.
A Boise paper In speaking of his
death says:
"Seated in his arm chair at home,
C. J. Bassett, familiarly known by a
host of friends as 'Jrfie' Bassett,
passed to the great beyond at 11
o'clock this morning. His passing
peaceful, just as his suffering
from asthma had been for years.
The deceased was sixty-seven years
of age." Mr. Bassett came west forty
years ago, first stopping in Utah and
then coming to Idaho. He first
came Into prominence In 1880 aB a
member of the territorial legislature
from Oneida county. Oneida county
at that time extended from Utah to
Montana and from it has been cre
ated the counties of Franklin Power,
Bannock, Bingham, Bonneville, Jef
ferson, Madison, Fremont and Teton.
He was secretary of state In 1901 and
again in 1903 and was Immigration
commissioner during Frank Stuenen
berg's administration as governor.
At one time he was chairman of the
democratic state central committee
and during his entire life was .active
in the politics of Idaho. In the re
cent primary he was selected to take
charge of the campaign of E. A.
Van Sicklin. The deceased was a self
made man. After locating in this
state he owned and managed the
stage line from old Bever Canyon,
now Spencer, to the Yellowstone Na
tional park. That was In the early
eighties. "Jule Bassett" waB the
soul of honor and was the highest
type of political leader.

Holland couldn't escape the hor
Wllhelm is now there.
rors of war.
—Brooklyn Eagle.
>3 Bit of prance
: and French :
By Mrs. Byrd Trego.
Thanksgiving and other multi
plied duties have kept Mrs. Trego
so occupied she asks that you read
this excellent story from the "Stars
and Stripes" this week.
Domremy is a wee mite of a town
boasting in times of peace but some
300 inhabitants and in war-time
even fewer than that. It Is *llttle
more than a small collection of
houses, humble and broken down, on
the road that leads to Toul, lying on
the left bank of the river Meuse.
Ytet there Is not a single Ameri
can soldier, Catholic or Protestant
or Jew or what not, who, learning
that chance has placed him for a
while in the region about Domremy,
does not bend every effort to visit it,
even tho the visit may entail a long
overland hike after a week of much
For Demremy — Domremy-la-Pu
celle, as the guidebooks call It—is
the birthplace, the shrine of Jeanne
d'Arc; and, being that, it is one
shrine above all in France for all
Americans to honor.
Over the road leading to the south,
the very road by which Jeanne and
her family fled Neufchateau to es
cape the marauding band of Antonie
de Vergny, the governor of Cham
pagne, who espoused the English
can see the Americans
Over the
cause, you
trudging of a Sunday,
road from the north, the road by
which the maid of France set out for
Vaucouleurs tb beg the aid of the
Sire de Baudricaurt for her high ad
venture, you can see them tramp
ing in amain. Yet they march with
less than their usual blithness and
abandon, if anything; for, one and
all, they instinctively feel that they
are about to enter on holy ground.
The Mission of Jeanne
Holy ground it Is Indeed, as holy
in the eyes of the long suffering
France as the tombs of Mt. Vernon
and of Springfield, Illinois, are in
the eyes of America. Here in this
obscure little hamlet of the Lor
raine marshes, was born she who
was to lead her country, sore oppres
sed by foreign rule, sore beset by in
ternal strife, to liberation and unity.
Though her work was later set
at naught, though her striving had
to be repeated, over and over again,
by men less worthy, less disinterested
than she, yet she It was who gave
to the French the vision of a united
and restored nation, free from for
eign domination, a nation wholly
French. As she put it, "It is my
Lord's will that the Dauphin should
be king and receive the kingdom in
trust—,'' meaning In trust for the
King of Kings.
Reverently the Americans enter
the village, and proceed to the little
church, successor to the edifice In
which Jeanne was baptized and In
wnich, for long hours, she used to
implore the aid of her saintly trio,
the great St. Michael and Sts. Mar
guerite and Catherine, the martyrs
who sent her forth on the quest that
ended in her own martyrdom.
There in the garishly new but none
the less inspiring windows of stained
glass, they can read her history, from
the time when, under thq, great beech
tree on the hill beyond, she heard
the vole s calling her to the time
when, reviled and discredited, she
led to the stake at Rouen.
Pilgrims, Not Sightseers
Perhaps they enter the little
church during service, and hear the
choir of children singing "Sur ton
front o noble heroine," the hymn
especially dedicated to the Maid of
Domremy. Perhaps, too, as on one
occasion, they retire abashed Before
the eloquent welcome of M. le Cure,
uttered from the pulpit itself.
The good man has been exceeding
ly touched to see the Americans,
strangers from more than 6,000 kil
ometers oversea, come trooping by
two and threes, Sunday after Sun
day, into his famous little parish,
and coming frankly as pilgrims, not
In consequence,
as mere sightseers,
his greeting is warm, and it loses
none of its warmth because of the
fact that, perhaps, not one in four of
his khaki auditors can comprehend
it all. Certainly, on their part, their
appreciation is just as great as if
they understood every word of it;
they are content at being able to
divine the spirit behind it.
Then, of course, there is the shrine
of shrines.of Domremy,. the' little
house close by the church in which,
on January 6, 1412, Jeanne was
born, with the white marble statue
of her that was sent from England,
the model of th > bronze statue
wrought in her memory by Princess
Marie of Orleans, and the earlier
one given by King Louis XI, adorn
ing the room on the ground floor in
which the family of Jacques d'Arc,
all unmindful of the fame that was
to come to th im because of the
youngest daughter sat during the
long cold evenings—colder and
bleaker in old Lorraine than in any
other part of France.
The Room With the Doable Window.
From this room the pilgrims may
proceed, with hats off and with rev
erent step, through the low door
that leads into the bare little room
known as Jeanne d'Arc s own, with
its double window looking out on the
garden beyond. Above, on the sec
ond floor, they may see the collec
tion of arms, of pictures, books and
other relics of the days when the
peasant girl led the flued-de-lys to
victory. ' . ..
Interesting as the house and the
church are, the Americans do not
stop with them. High up on the
neighboring hill, in the Bois-Chenu,
on the very spot where the wondering
maid heard those miraculous voices
urging ner tJ gi forth and save
France, stands the Basllique de
There in the beauti
ful crypt, they may see the frescoes
by Monchablon, to the honor of the
rrench Army and Navy; the statues
of St. Martin and St. George, the
banners presented by the proud cit
ies of Toulouse and Cambral, and
other things recalling tlm progress
of the great work which the maid
set on foot. '
And from the basilica there is to
be had such a view of the valley of
the Meuse as Is hardly to be obtained
Jeanne d'Arc.
.anywhere else throughout the entire
length of that famous stream. Local
legend has it that the fairies used to
play about the knoll on which the
basilica is situated, and the great
beech tree theron was called in con
sequence «.rbre des Fees. There
it was, too, that the young folk of
Domremy, and the neigh boring vil
lage of Groux, used to foregather
every May to play their rustic games,
and to dance in a ring—Jeanne, in
her childhood, fared there, too.
THE Descent— and Souvenirs.
Reluctantly the Americans make
the descent from the hill down the
road to the town again. They buy
picture post-cards, little gold Lor
raine crosses, little medals—any and
all fit to make glad the heart of an
American mother. But it is violat
ing no secret to say that many of
those little medals of the Maid find
themselves attached, sooner or later,
to the sweaty cords on which the
identification tags of the Americans
are strung; for if they are not con
sidered themselves, iir part at least,
the knights of Jeanne, d'Arc, the fol
lowers of her white and gold banner,
tne co-deliverers with her of the fair
land which she laid down her fair
young life—why, they would not
nave made their pilgrimage to Dom

MOSCOW.—Orders for complelte
demobilization of both sections of
the S, A. T. »... stationed at Univer
sity of Idaho were received Wed
nesday, the demobilization to begin
uecember 1 and to be completed by
December 21.
The first groups of. the 800 men
to be discharged will probably leave
about December 9, according to
Capt. Luther B. Felker, command
ant. Definite statements when the
discharges will begin and which
groups will be discharged first have
not been made, although Capt. Fle
ker hopes to get the first men from
section B on the trains by December
9. The work of discharging mem
bers of the collegiate will begin De
cember 19, Capt. Fleker thinks.
"The situation has been compli
cated by the fact that we have not
been able to complete the induction
of many men because the necessary
blanks had not been forwarded from
Washington,'' said Capt. Fleker.
These are at hand now and will be
completed by the end of the week
and we will be able to begin dis
charging the men immediately. The
business of discharging the men will
take no longer than three or four
days for each section."
To Enlarge Work.
Dr. E. H. Lindley, president of the
university, said: "We are planning
to adapt the work of the University
of Idaho* to a complete reconstruc
tion program and we hope that it
will be of more service to the state,
next quarter than it has ever been
before. Many of the men have sig
nified their intention to continue in
college although they have been dis
charged from the S. A. T. C. In ad
dition to these our students who are
in training camps and other branches
of the service will soon return. We
will try to prepare these men to
carry on the work of construction so
necessary to make the military vic
tory a civil success. Many girls who
doing war work have also sig
nified their intentions to return."
The reserve officers' training corps
provided for by federal law will be
put into operation immediately, ac
cording to C»Pt. Felker. This pro
vides that all men students who are
physically fit will have two years
of compulsory service at the univer
sity. At the end of their second
year they will be admitted, if found
fit, to the reserve corps. They will
be provided with uniforms and re
ceive payment of from |15 to $30
per month, depending on the ruling
of the secretary of war.

OGDEN, Nov. 27.—There was but
little improvement in the influenza
situation in Ogden today, according
to the reports from the office of the
city haelth board. Up to the twenty
four hours ended at 5 o'clock this
afternoon, there were sixty-four new
cases and nine deaths attribuable to
the influenza. »
It was announced today that there
will be no funerals tomorrow, as the
gravediggers served notice upon the
city officials that they would not
work Thanksgiving. The employees
said that for the past seven,weeks
they have been working every day,
including Sundays and that they fig
ure they are entitled to a day of rest.
After the announcement was made,
funerals set for tomorrow were post
poned until Friday. Ten funerals
were held today.'
The merchant's committee, which
is working with thq local board of
health, held another session today
and further outlined its campaign of
action to bring about the stamping
out of the epidemic. Special police
have volunteered. Special police
authorities and the officers were im
mediately detailed to begin the
checking up of the situation. Dr.
W. S. Harrison o{ the United States
public health service was In confer
ence with the health board most of
The health committee announced
late this afternoon that the high
school would be used at once as an-
other emergency hospital. The cots
will be received tomorrow, it is said,
from the government hospital at Fort
Douglas. Experienced nurses will
be In charge of the hospital and will
hhve the assistance of volunteer
Looks likf a slow-up.—Briggs—
Well, the world seems to move
faster and faster all the time."
Griggs—"Nonsense! During the
Revolution we hid minute-men. Now
we have four-minute men."—Life.
It is easy to see that there are to
be two organizations of our ex-sol
diers of the Great War after a while
_those who got over and those who
did not.—Columbus Dispatch.

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