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ft ? S s gy Vol. XXXVI BOISE, IDAHO. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 1916 jff'Hi I iin h m, „ 11 , 11 , . No. 61 NO TROOP MOVEMENTS REPORTED ENSORSHIP DRA AROUND BORDER General Gama, Juarez Commandant, De clares Troops Are Awaiting Per mission to Enter Mexico i ► El Paso, March 15.—Messages from Columbus began coming through the censor late Ins forenoon, but they made no mention of troop movements. The messages, how wer. cast doubt upon reports that advance guards were in Mexico. General Gavira, lie Juarez commandant, said be had received information that American troops had n>t vet crossed the border and that they were awaiting permission from Carranza be oi'e doing so. Gavira believed Carranza's reply would be favorable. Despite the unitary censorship news was received from Columbus that would-be spectators of the Movement were hurrying to the international border to see the troops pass ovdr the bor *°r. The hour for doing so was not stated. During the night the First aero squadron moved east of El Paso. Military authori les kept its destination secret. Juan Bilboa, an : 1S00 ransom. El Paso cattleman, who arrived here today, said he paid bandits He said he was captured a few miles south of the Texas border, 200 unes cast of here, by 25 men who claimed to be Villa followers. El Paso friends took lie rausom to him and then, after receiving the money, Bilboa said some of his captors vanted to shoot him anyway. The leader crossed into Texas with Bilboa, who said this |je\i<an had 10.000 cash, all collected by the band from various ranchmen. General Gavira, after stating that American troops had not entered Mexico, said: My commander at Paloman, General Bertani, informed me that the American com mander at Columbus, asked him what the attitude of our first chief would be toward vrnerican troops passing upon Mexican soil. 1 am now waiting a reply, but I feel sure fl ' instructions will be favorable to the friendly co-operation of American arid Mexican roops against Villa. Gavira is in close consultation with his advisers. The censorship is cloaking every movement. Staff officials conferred at Columbus ate yesterday, according to persons who passed through Columbus. Travelers said roops were breaking camp. American-born Mexicans here to the number of 200 have (*rmed a home guard force with a view of 'offering their services to the city in case f an attack or riot. ■; No Information Given Out at Headquarters. t an-Antonio,. March 15.—At 12:30 o'clock -no information was obtainable at the outnciTi headquarters of the army that there had been troop movements at Columbus r Haehita, V M. General Funston showed much interest i onditions at Torreon and Ojinaga. dispatches regarding m MCE OF POLICY |0E RECRUITING IS ! STRONGLY URGED rave Dissatisfaction Exists in England and Important Statements From Kitch ener and Derby Expected. «indon. Mardi 15.—The unexpécted egfly calls on married men to Join army has created auch grave dis iafuetlon throughout the country t the government is considering a Karl Kitchener Rnd rl Derby Witt speak In the house of ds today and probably make impor it statements. It seems quite cer In that the strong feeling of the untry as to the unfairness of the (sting system of recruiting has com lied the government to reconsider its iwitlon, but whether \he revised policy jks la the direction of the application compulsion to marked and single i alike is «till unknown. ' __ — "V . . 11 < > I tinge of poIVy. I Dishonesty No Longer Clever j ■ : ■ ! I j "You cun fool some of Die pie all of the time, and all of the people some of the time," lpid\P. T. Bnrnum. * That used to be considciçd very clever idea, and yeareWg it may have been well found ell. I That Idea, however, ha* (L an ignominious death. ' \ Advertising is now so much V pari of every business that cannot succeed unless it per forms the legitimate functiojf of imparting truthful and honest in formation. F A eareful study of the ad\er asing in The Kvenlng Capital mivs shows what the real pur pose of advertising is. I U Is Interesting news. It is Intel y information. It renders a fcrviee to the Kvenlng Capital li-wi' readers. The circus idea If Banmjna's day is dead. The Idea of service has taken its Use«. eo SENIOR SENATOR FROH INDIANA IS CALLED BY DEATH Benjamin F. Shively Passes Away at Washin Served in Both the on ouse and Senate. Washington, March 15.—Benjamin F. Shively, senior senator from Indiana and for years a prominent figure In oon * r #**. died late yesterday at a hos pital here. He had been ill many months from a complication of dl aca ® es ' ®nd for more than a month has been "table to perform actively his official duties. He was 58 years old. »he'seven years/ he had been in the [»ftate. Senator Bhlvdfy had devoted bis activities particularly to foreign »»lairs and tariff legislation: At the tinle of hl * death he was ranking Dem ocrntic member of the foreign relations committee, of w..ich he had been act It* chairman during the critical tod During three terms in the house and per precedlng and following the American occupation of Vera Cruz. In the house he had been regarded as a tarin expert, serving conspicu ously on the ways and mittee end later as a member of an important subcommittee of the senate finance committee exerted a powerful influence in the framing of the Under wood-eimmons tariff law. means com The announcement of Mr. Shively's death wa* received with many mani f Stations of sorrow in both the senate and hotfee. league, In announcing it In the senate,' said he wns* performing the saddest fluty of his official life. Both there and in the house resolutions of regret «ere adopted, committees Senator Kern, hi* col were ap nted to atteifj the funeral, and ad knment was taken as a further mark Jol of inspect. Senator Shively had suffered from es for nearly li years, and a re l^fltln* cancerous growth In the throat vyifln Ul him-to his bed February last. Imjiroved under treatment, but was abli\ to attend the present session on toitg , . » except on the day he took ,V?wth of offir • for his second term, bqly will be taken to South "cn® ind.i for burial. HERE'S THE MAN WHO IS GOING TO GET VILLA, "DEAD OR ALIVE" mÊ mm 0 i 4 1. Ë'\ I vsst& i. u Ai ! V v m Fighting (gee «f General Frederick Funston. General "Fighting Fred" Funston, th* man who caught the wily Aguinaldo in the wilds of the Philippines, is th* man whom Unci# Sam has commissioned to get the bandit Villa, "dead or alive." Those who know Fün ften do net doubt that ha will catch ths outlaw. Ill Vit A WN™m OF PROW FRENCH STATEMENT Paris, March 15.—(Official)—The Germans made no further aggressive movement to the west of the Meuse last night. French counter attacks between Bethincourt and Cumieres resulted in the reoccupation of certain trenches captured by the Germans yesterday. Tkei French still hold the height of Mort Homme. Artillery exchanges were active between Bethincourt and Cumieres, but elsewhere the night was relatively quiet. Important Gains Are Claimed. Berlin, March 15.—(Official)—The Germans have made important gains in the Verdun fighting west of the Meuse. The Germans have pushed'forward their lines northwest of the Corbeaux wood and also on the Mort Homme height, capturing over 1000 prisoners. # e • COWL ROJAS SHOT AND RILLED BY HIS OWN MEN Marfa, Tex., March 15.—The reported death of Colonel Rojas, Carranza mander aVOJInaga, at the hands of his men, who attempted to mutiny last night. Is confirmed. Colonel Rojas was trying to control his men, who were drinking and threatening to in vade the. United States, when he shot from the crowd, according to a telephone message. com own wan NEW MINISTER OF WAR FOR TURKEY London, March 1*.—An Ath- • ens dispatch says it is reported • Ismail Hakki, president of the commercial administration, has been Appointed Turkish minister of war. M , ... w . . _ _ London. March" i*.— o«nevà report, that Austria has recalled her minister at Lisbon and handed passports to the Portuguese minister at Vienna. U» Angeies. March is.—The case of ^?. V i ia ,^ C a Pl "K 0rl f nnIiy do F* 0tedf ° r tu Apru s, whin it wm 3 be°med U wo« Judge Frank R. wiuie in the superior ibe tried on' a ch*ta^>f*murder* o?*!? i îeged •participation in the dynamiting jyeart* lu.œpec't" hm 'triaî "m [occupy from six to eig ht weeks. AUSTRIA ISSUES DECLARATION OF WAflON PORTUGAL London, March 15.—A Rome dispatch says Austria has declared war on Por tugal. AMERICAN CONSOL AT TORREON LEAVES POST; CAOSE IS NOT KNOWN Carranza Officials State Americans Are In No Danger and That Ample Escort Will Be Provided tor Those Going to the Border Torreon, Mex., March 15.—American Consul Williams, on the advice of the government to use his own judg ment, has turned over the American consulate here to the Bntish vice consul. A party of-over 40 Americans has gathered here waiting to leave on a train which was held up all day on account of a wreck on the Monterev road. Carranza officials still maintain, in spite of general iears, that Americans are safe. "We are gentlemen and Americans have no need to fear, as we will escort them over the border and give them every protection, no mat ter what happens." said General Francisco Gonzales. He continued: "I am sending my family out on the same train, which will carry an adequate escort. We certainly ar e not seeking trouble with the United States. I hone matters can he satisfactorily arranged. Yet if the worst comes, we want to see all Americans safely across the border'" • * __ State Department Is Puzzled. Washington, March 15.—The state department is P uzz led by the departure of Consul Williams from Tor r^on. No instructions were given him to leave. Denart b le13 ^ officials have no reports of disorders, still they real ize the consul must havc had some good reason for lrav They arc reluctant to believe the consulate is in danger. MUNITIONS FOR CARRANZA NEID UP AT DOUGLAS Mexican Consul Complains That Troops Cannot Co operate With Americans ' Without Ammunition. Douglas, March 15.—Carranza Con sul Lelevier today demanded that the local express agent turn over to him 300.000 cartridges consigned to General Calles, ordered held last night American military authorities. The request was refused. Lelevier then telegraphed Ambsssa by der Arredondo at Washington asking him to secure permission from Presi-| dent Wilson for the delivery of cart ridges. Lelevier said General Calles had been instructed by General Obre gon, Carranza's minister of war, to oo-operate with American troops pursuit of Villa, but that he could not do So without ammunition. , in Embargo')* Lifted. IjOS Angeles, March 15.—Telegraphic instructions to customs officials today j lifted the embargo against exportation ] of arms and ammunition to Mexican points so far as It applied to ship ments to the Mexican defacto govern ment. SECOND CAVALRY 1 ! I ; j BRIGADE READY TO CROSS BORDER -sssKtaetsa of Colonel Dodd, has completed pre- j pu rations to move forward from Cul berson's ranch on the border south of here into Mexico. A quick movement expected. During the Inst iew days supply trains, aided by wagon« and trucks of ranchers, have been forward - ing large supplies to the camp on the border A wireless station has been j erected ner: by the signai corps, i NOT A DISSENTING VOTE AGAINST THE ARMY RESOLUTION Senate Unanimously Ap proves Measure and Now Goes to the President for His Approval. Washington, Starch 15.—The senate today approved unanimously the Joint resolution adopted by the house to bring the mobile army .i to Its full strength, which will add about 20,000 men to the present establishment. Th* resolution now goes to the prési dent for approval. A roll call was tak pn on the resolution at the request of Senator Gallinger, who explained he ask ed it for th# purpose of "demon «»rating that there is no division tn ths senate over the measures to provide for the protection of our country." I. V * ill CHARGE AGAINST White Plains, N. Y„ March U.—Su preme Court Justice Tompkins today dismissed the indictment charging per jury against Thomas Mott Us born*, former # warden of Sing Sing prison. Justice Tompkins ordered the jury to acq'sit the defendant and then dis charged the jurore. Wf ARRESTED OR Seattle, March IS.—Five white men and 17 Chinese were arrested today *e cused of smuggling over $1,000,000 worth of opium and enough Chinese' la borers to net the gang over a quarter a million dollar* in four years.