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1—Radio-controlled boat exhibited in tirst Americau Boys' exposition in .Tu-mingion.
Granite State, pride of the navy in the middle of the last century, being junked In North river at New York. -
Chung of Lamar, first prize winner In annual show of Pekingese Club of America. ___
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NEWS REVIEW OF
CURRENTEVENTS
&
Washington Conference Goes
Far toward Establishing Real
Open Door in China.
AGREEMENT BLOW TO JAPAN
Foreign Polity of How Fronoh Bov
ornment Stated by Premier Poln
oare—Irish Free State Formally
Installed—Postmaster General
Haya Announces Coming
Resignation.
By EDWARD W. PICKARD
S TRONGLY backed by the British
and Italian delegations to the
Washington conference, Secretary
Hnghes and his American colleagues
last week pushed far toward comple
tion of their plans for the establish
ment and maintenance of a real ''open
door" in China. In effect, It was a big
week for China and a rather unpleas
ant one for Japan.
Mr. Hughes submitted to the Far
Eastern committee a set of resolutions
by which the powers In the conference,
other than China, agree:
"(a) Not to seek or to support their
nationals in seeking any arrangement
which might purport to establish In
favor of their Interests any general
superiority of rights with respect to
commercial or economic development
In any designated region of China;
"(b) Not to seek or to support their
nationals In seeking any such monop
oly or preference as would deprive
other nationals of the right of under
taking any legitimate trade or industry
In China or of participating with the
Chinese government, or with any pro
vincial government, In any category of
public enterprise, or which by reason
of its scope, duration, or geographical
extent Is calculated to frustrate the
practical application of the principle of
equal opportunity."
China, for its part, declares its "In
tention of being guided by the same
principles In dealing with applications
for economic rights and privileges
from governments and nationals of all
foreign countries whether parties to
that agreement or not.
Provision is made for the establish
ing of an International board to which
(juestlons of compliance with the open
door principle may be referred for in
vestigation and report. As first draft
ed, the resolutions made this applica
ble to existing concessions. France ob
jected to this and the Japanese,
though accepting the plan "in princi
ple," were plainly nervous and wor
ried and asked for time to study the
text. In the Interest of speedy action
the objectionable clause was with
drawn, and thereupon the plan was
given unanimous approval by the
committee. The Americans did not
look on this as a defeat, for, under
their construction of the resolutions,
It will still be possible to bring before
the International commission any open
door question Involving existing con
cessions, Including the privileges
which Japan by her notorious 21 de
mands forced China to concede In 1915.
The Japanese maintain they got noth
ing through those demands that vio
lates the open door principle. Ambas
sador Shidehara does not believe the
board of reference plan la practicable,
but finally accepted It.
It really looks as though the com
mercial open door in the Far East Is
about to become, tn the words of Mr.
Hughes, a fact Instead of a motto.
In the latter part of the week the
committee was considering the matter
of the reformation of China's railway
system. The British proposed that the
powers undertake to abolish all trans
portation discrimination In China, and
the Americans suggested that China
unify her railways under her own con
trol "with such foreign financial and
technical co-operation as may prove
necessary."
Some dispute, unknown to the public
at this writing, held up final comple
tion of the naval treaty. Apparently It
Involved the question of fortifications,
and members of the British and Jap
1
y>
anese delegations blamed each other
for the delay. It waa said the British
wanted to limit the fortifications sta
tus quo to the parts of the Pacific
where Japan and the United States
have neighboring possessions, and that
they Insisted that in any event It could
not affect Singapore, which Is their
most Important naval base In the Far
East.
A LTHOUGH Poincare and Lloyd
George exchanged honey-worded
notes of esteem and assurance of cor
dial desire to resume examination of
the questions at Issue between their
governments, the new French premier
took a firm stand in bis ministerial
declaration made to the chamber of
deputies Wednesday. He said the
government was determined to base Its
foreign policy on the Versailles treaty,
and was anxious to maintain and con
solidate Its alliances. Germany, he
Insisted, must make up Its mind to ful
fill the obligations It undertook at Ver
sailles. Before agreeing to take part
In the Genoa conference, he said,
France must have guarantees from the
soviet government of Russia. In talk
ing to correspondents, M. Poincare
said he would not go to Genoa; that
French business men might meet Ger
man and Russian business men there,
but that France desired that the Genoa
conference should not be the means of
Bolshevik propaganda In Europe.
The Russians are very enthusiastic
over the Genoa meet and already have
announced the list of their delegates.
It Is headed by Premier Lenin, whose
place will be taken by Foreign Minis
ter Tchiteherin if the chief cannot go;
the other members are all prominent in
the soviet government. Leon Trotzky,
however, does not think the confer
ence can be a success unless the Unit
ed States participates and takes the
lead. He adds that Russia favors gen
eral disarmament, but It is skeptical
of France.
T HE soviet government Is not yet
at war with Finland over the
Karelian revolt, but hostilities seem
not far off unless the Finns yield com
pletely. They offered to have the af
fair arbitrated, but this the Russians
refused.
the Internment, disarming and surren
der to soviet Russia of all Karelian In
surgents on Finnish soil, the surrender
to Russia of tlielr arms, and an indem
nity from Finland for all damages
done to Russia through the Karelian
revolt.
Tchiteherin now demands
N ACCORDANCE with the decision
of the reparations commission, Ger
many is paying $7,500,000 gold every
ten days until further arrangements
are made. The first payment was made
on Wednesday.
I
T HE French were much aroused by
a resolution Introduced In the
United States senate by Medill Mc
Cormick of Illinois. It calls on the
State department for full information
concerning the financial condition, the
budgets and the amounts spent on mil
itary establishments by European
countries that owe money to America.
There is a belief In France that the
resolution was aimed at that country
alone because of Its stand concerning
its land forces and on the subject of
submarines. There was no Indication
that the resolution had the approval of
the American administration, and It
may be that in stirring up something
of a row It has done all Mr. McCormick
ever expected It would do.
ORD FITZALAN, British viceroy
of Ireland, on Tuesday formally
turned over Dublin castle to the pro
visional government of the Irish Free
State, the official designation of which
Is Rlaltas Sealabeach Na Helreann.
The government for the present con
sists of Michael Collins and seven as
sociates. Griffith, who Is president of
the Dali Eireann, believed that body
should be kept separate from the new
state organization and so declined to
head the provisional government. As
rapidly as Is practicable the British
troops are being removed from the
island, and as they leave there are
many outbreaks by the Irreconcilable
republicans. Collins and his col
leagues are planning to send a commis
sion to Canada to study the Dominion's
form of government and draft a con
stitution along Canadian lines. The
Bank of Ireland has agreed to lend tbs
new government a million pounds.
L
P OPE BENEDICT XV died rather
unexpectedly Friday morning after
a brief Illness which suddenly tie
veloped into pneumonia. Until al
most the last his physicians insist
ed that the attack was not seri
ous, and the passing of his holiness
surprised a* well as shocked the en
tire world. Benedict was born in 186-1
and was elected pope In 1914. He
won general esteem by his wise courses
and counsels as head of the Roman
Catholic church and by his earnest and
continuous efforts to restore peace and
amity among the nations after the out
break of the World war. Because a
fatal outcome to his illness had not
been looked for there has been no dis
cussion yet as to his probable suc
cessor. "C
P OSTMASTER GENERAL HAYS
has announced his retirement from
the cabinet about March 4 for the pur
pose of becoming the directing head of
the new National Association of Mo
tlon Picture Producers and Dlstrlbut
era. President Harding, in regretfully
accepting his resgtnatlon, expressed
the opinion that Mr. Hays was about
to take up a work of great public bene
fit. It Is believed Hubert Work of
Colorado, now first assistant, will suc
ceed Mr. Hays as postmaster general
with the understanding that he will re
tire in the fall to make way for Sena
tor New of Indiana in case the senator
Is defeated for renomination or re-elec
tlon. Mr. New's opponent In the Re
publican primaries will be former Sen
ator Albert Beveridge.
N A report transmitted to the sen
ate the federal trade commission
charged that three of the largest to
bacco manufacturing concerns in the
country—the American, the P. Loril
lard and the Liggett & Meyers compn
nles—have engaged In conspiracies
with many jobbers' asociatlons to keep
up jobbers' prices. The commission
promises prosecutions where the evi
dence discloses violations of the law.
The report says the jobbers' agreement
became effective last September when
it was learned that the commission's
investigation was under way.
three companies named were formerl.
parts of the tobacco trust which wa
dissolved by the Supreme court.
I
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W ITHOUT waiting to be asked
the American government lm>
intervened in the dispute betweei
Chile and Peru over the Tacna-Aricii
territory and the treaty of Ancon, and
has Invited both countries to send
delegates to Washington for a confer
The invitations, sent In the
ence.
name of President Harding, say the
American government has observed
with pleasure that the negotiations be
tween the two South American repub
lies "seemed to forecast a settlement
In conference of the difficulty Involv
ing final sovereignty of the province:
of Tacna and Arica.
Recent dis
patches Indicate this Is a rather opt i in
istlc view of the situation, but It ina;
be justified.
T HROUGH Ambassador Richard
Washburn Child and General Al
len, at the head of a composite bat
talion from the army of occupation,
America on Wednesday paid tribute to
the memory of Italy's "unknown sol
dier," who Is burled In Rome. King
Victor Emmanuel and all high govern
ment officials, as well as the entin
diplomatic corps, attended the Impress
ive ceremony, which was witnessed by
an Immense throng. Ambassador Child
delivered the oration and bestowed on
the Italian warrior the Congresslona'
Medal of Honor, and Premier Bononi
responded for his country.
A
N ENCOURAGING start has beci
made in the collection of the mil
lion-dollar fund which the Woodrow
Wilson foundation will administer b>
making annual awards to persons who
distinguish themselves by their serv
ice to humanity. All over the countrj
the pledges came In thick and fas
One of the most significant eontrlbn
tions was that of $1,000 by the roil
road shop crafts unions. The resoli:
tions accompanying it said the cor
tributlon was "a testimonial to Wood
row Wilson for his unselfish ideals in
behalf of not only the people of tin
United States but of the entire worl
who loved liberty nnd happiness, and
for his fairness In dealing with facts
that so vitally affected the welfare V:
the American people."
INLAND NORTHWESl
The government's air mall aervlce
has been (Ksconttnued between points
In the state of Nevada, pending the re
nirn of warmer temperatures.
■ • •
This year the portion of the Hum
boldt forest in Elko county, Nev„ will
supply some 40.000 cattle and horses
and 48,000 sheep.
• * •
A total of 11 males or new roads
were constructed in Clark Couniy,
Nev., during 1921. of which the county
built 00 miles and private corporations
built 48.
• • •
Idaho wool to the amount of a mil
lion pounds, pooled by the sheep men
of the state, was sold recently to Bos
ton buyers and brought from 21 to 30
cents per pound In the grease.
• • •
Entry blanks for the Intermountain
Livestock show to be held in Salt Lake
April 3, t. 3 and 6, have been received
from the pr'nters and are being sent
out to the prospective exhibitors In all
parts of the west.
• • •
An eagle which had flown against
a wire and was knocked to the ground,
waa captured by Mike Cherenlch, at
Carson City, Nev. The bird waa a
magnificent specimen, measuring sev
en feet from tip to tip of hla wlnga.
• • •
Replying to the request of the board
of county commissioners sent to the
war supply department of tlhe state
highway commission, to secure gov
ernment hangars for the Pittman air
field, information received stated that
two tent hangars had been located at
KeUey Field, Texas, and are to be
shipped direct to Ely.
e • •
One of the largest and most perfect
fir trees ever felled In Washington was
recently cut at Kapowsln and turned
Into lumber by a local mill. The tree
stood more than 300 feet high and
seven 32-foot logs were cut below Its
branches. These logs were of a dia
meter of nine feet and weighted 275
tons.
• • •
Victor Blessing, or Jerome, a lad of
8 years, tied a rope about his waist as
he led the mule to drink, to prevent it
getting away, but was too small to hold
the animal when he bolted. The boy
was rescued after 'having been dragged
about 000 feet. He suffered a broken
collarbone, a broken shoulder and
many severe cuts and bruises.
• • •
A few days ago saw the passing of
one of the old land marks In the valley
above Vale, Ore., nnd incidentally the
first flour mill to be erected in the
Malheur river valley when the old mill
was demolished, ns it nad served its
biulding was demolished, ns it had
served its usefulness,
usefulness.
• • V
A rabid coyote was killed by a pitch
fork in the hands of a ranchman near
Ely, Nev. recently. He rushed to the
assistance of his dog and when the
coyote turned to attack him succeeded
in driving the t.vnes of the fork through
the coyote and pinning him to the
ground while he finished him by stamp
ing him to death.
• • •
Stockmen of the upper Lemhi valley
hove reported a large percentage of
cattle loss since the roundup Inst fal 1 .
due to activity of rustlers. The thieves
are reported to be well organized nnd
no doubt have shown a great deal of
Ingenuity of cleverness in getting away
with hundreds of cuttle last summer
nnd fall nnd driving them Into Montana.
Carson City's I'ost, American Legion
is making arrangements to Install »
set of war relics In the state memorial
building in the capitol city nnd a cam
paign Is to be carried on at onc-e cal
culated for the collection of such an
exhibit which is aimed as a permanent
adjunct to the activities o'f the Post
in Carson, Nev.
• * •
The annual Salt Lake livestock show,
to be held In Salt Lake April 3 to 0
inclusive will have the hearty support
of the big meat packers of the inter
mountain country and the Pacific coast,
according to statements made at a
luncheon tendered visiting packers by
J. H. Manderfleld, a member of the
Commercial club livestock committee
under whose auspices the show Is to be
held.
• • •
Two giant mountain lions escaping
from their cage In Hot Springs, Wyo.,
terrorized Thermopolis, Wyo., for sev
eral hours. The wild beasts raced
through the main street of the town
while citizens fled and barricaded
themselves within their homes. The
animals wore shot to death by cow
punchers after several unsuccessful
attempts were made to lasso them.
* * •
The flockniasters of Lincoln county,
Wyo., which is ono of the leading wool
producing sections of the intermoun
taift 'west, have board from their rep
resentatives at t!ie i recent state con
vention at Caspar apd from Those who
attended the national convention at
Salt Lake City and after comparing
notes and digesting the information
are- disposed to display a note of op
timism and to unite in concluding that
the worst Is over, as far as the pro
duction of wool and mutton to can.
cerned. _
PRICES
ALWAYS
CHILDREN 10c
ADULTS 20c
ISIS
RUSSEL'S
ORCHESTRA
PROGRAM WEEK COMMENCING
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3
Friday Only
Corrin Griffith in
"SINGLE TRACK
Tuesday Only
Hayakawa in
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The Riot"
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BLACK ROSES

Saturday Only
'THE FIRE EATER*
Hoot Gibson
Tarzan and Comedy
Wed.-Thurs.
POSSESSION
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Comedy-Scenic
Sunday-Monday
"DUKE OF CHIM
NEY BUTTE
Coming
BIRTH OF A
NATION"
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To be shown for the
first time at 10c and
Clyde Cook in
"The Toreador
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20c
DUROO JERSEY NEWS
The farm bureau of Box Elder
county, Utah, is buying a carload of
purebred Duroc Jersey gelts from
breeders In this county, and paying
from four to five times as much as
they would need to pay for common
gelts. They are doing this because
purebred hogs mature on about 70
per cent of the amount of feed re
quired to mature common hogs, and
because there is a market for pure
breds when there is not for the
others.
One reason, or perhaps the prin
cipal reason why they came to Bing
ham county to spend their money is
that we had a great fair here last
fall and the newspapers all over the
country told about the wonderful ex
hibit of purebred swine, and men
tioned the names of some of the own
ers of prize winners.
The breeders of purebred hogs in
this locality have been doing a little
advertising so people might know
what they have, and many men de
siring to get a start in purebred hogs
have declined to pay the prices asked
by the breeders. Now come the
folks who really want purobreds and
put up their money and the expense
of shipment besides. That takes the
hogs away from the local men who
wanted them hut wanted so feeblv
that they lose out. It takes wealth
out of the county—a wealth of hogs
—even ho it brings some ready
money in. What ought to have hap
pened was for our Bingham county
farmers to buv these gelts and mul
tiply that wealth here instead of let
ting it go to some other state. Ifj
that had been done, Bingham county
would have had the gelts and the
money too.
Harrison McKnight recently ship
ped in a nurebred sow from Boise,
by express, paying for express alone,
the price of a 200-pound hog of the
common kind.
Eric Sundquist returned the last
of the week from a trip to the Den
ver stock show where he went to
study the advantages of raising pure
bred stuff, and to see what he could
learn for himself and his neighbors
about how to get Into the game, how
to stay in and how to forge ahead.
Remarkable Tree.
The Kentucky coffee tree is one nf
the most remarkable of our American
forest trees, says the American For
estry Magazine. It may grow to be
fully 100 feet in height; nnd, although
it is to be found over a good part of
eastern United States, It Is one of the
very rarest of our forest trees.
Chicks Coming on in the
Queen Colony Brooder
Six hundred to twelve hundred
chicks kept warm and toasty
twenty-four hours a day; no
chance to chill or get too warm
or to get bad air, smoke or gas.
The Queen Colony Brooder has
the automatic check and draft,
and asbestos linings to make it
perfectly safe. If it starts to
cool, a metal plate shrinks and
closes the check and opens the
draft. As the heat increases to
the regulation point, the plate ex
pands with the heat and it opens
the check and closes the draft.
It works on that way day and
night, heat and cold keeping the
proper balance and the chicks al
ways warm and cosy grow strong
and healthy. No chills, no sweats,
no colds, but chicks happy and ac
tive and bigger every day. That
Is why the Queen is better to use
than others.
Thii dam- bg
per regulates
your cheek jg?
d.aft and the
direct draft
to your fire.
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Files Broad in Old Brooms.
During an antldly campaign on the
Canal zone the breeding source of files
In a Balboa restaurant was found to
be In the Inner parts of 12 old grease*
soaked corn brooms used to sweep the
floors.
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Adventures of the 8oul.
The good critic is he who relates
the adventures of his soul among ma»
terpleces.—Anatole France.
Seed Potatoes
For Sale
Two carloads of IRISH COB
BLERS that will Mature for
Market in August.
A. E. WILSON
Phone 409J1
Hlackfoot R.F.I). 2 Riverside
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