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AN INDEPENDENT dt NEWSPAPER MUiM Every Afternoon und Sunday Morning at Bolss, Idaho, a City of •0,000 People, by THE CAPITAL MEWS PUBLISHING COUPANT. LIMITED _ RICHARD STORY SHERIDAN, General Manager. Entered at the Poet office at Bolee. Idaho, aa Second-claea Mall Matter. Phocea—Bnalneae Offloe, ISA. Editorial Rooms, IM. Society Editor. ltt> SOLDIER ABROAD; STRIKER AT HOME HE Christian Science Monitor is among the most conservative newspapers of the country. Its judg ments are formed with deliberation and expressed without anger. This great daily has devoted time to study of the industrial situation in the United States and it gives its conclusions in the following manner: It baa ooma to pasa that the striks, In the United Statee, must he regarded as a menace, not merely to an Individual or a private enter prise, but to the nation; that the striker must be looked upon, not merely ae a discontented and unwilling worker In private employment, but virtually as a disaffected soldier In the nation's service. The re public la at war, engaged In a struggle for the retention of the rights and privileges achieved by freemen through the ages, for the main tenance of democracy, for the preservation of liberty at home and abroad, and it la giving freely of Its manhood and Its treasure to this sacred causa It Is a mistake to suppose that the entire responsibility for the carrying on of this war rests with the government, or with the forces which the government Is sending to the front. IT IS A RESPONSI BILITY THAT MUST BE SHARED BY ALL. The soldier gives up his position, his liberal wages or handsome salary, and takes his place in the ranks at a soldier's wages, thereby enhancing the opportunity of the man who stays at home. The man who stays at homo receives several times the amount of a soldier's wages, enjoys the comforts of a peaceful existence, and is in line for any promotion or advantage that may result from scarcity in the labor market. The soldier hopes and expects, when he dons a unifor m and accepts, say, $30 a month, in lieu of $160, or $300, or $500, that the man who stays at home will faithfully and loyally do his part as a citizen. The man who stays at home. Instead of faithfully doing his part. Instead of being grateful that he can stay at home, enjoy the comforts of home, and share in the privileges and opportunities that are being secured to him by the men at the front, proceeds, in many cases, to exhibit discontent, to promote it among others, perhaps to make a business of inciting disaffection and encouraging strikes among his brother workers. SUCH A MAN IS FALSE TO A SACRED TRUST. He is little, if any, better than a traitor to his country. IF HIS PURPOSE IS TO INTERFERE WITH THE PRODUCTION OF ANYTHING NEEDED IN THE CONDUCT OF THE WAR, HE VIRTUALLY IS A TRAITOR. If he Is acting on the instigation of enemy agents or spies, in Ignorance of their real motives in getting him to strike, he may be more danger- , ous, if less criminal, than the enemy conspirator himself. The responsible labor le aders *of this country bave declared themselves against strikes during this grave emergency and we are convinced the rank and file of labor is disposed to do its share instead of taking advantage of unusual demands to cripple their nation and aid its enemies. This must be a soothing assurance to the soldiers who have given up all for their country. They can face the enemy without the fear of being shot in the back at home. The industrial condition in this country so far as labor is concerned is not such as to cause grave apprehension. While here and there outbreaks have occurred and strikes have been called, the laborers for the most part have de noted their loyalty. There is, of course, a cure if there should be any alarm ing spread of the strike disease. IF THE GOVERNMENT CAN CONSCRIPT MEN TO CARRY ARMS ABROAD IT CAN CONSCRIPT MEN TO WORK AT HOME. That is a thought that should be borne in mind by any laborer who feels tempted to strike for higher wages at this time instead of attempt ing to obtain necessary relief through the medium of ar bitration without interfering with the nation's war pro gram—for if Uncle Sam takes charge he will hardly pay fancy wages to non-hazardous labor while his fighters willingly sacrifice themselves for a dollar a day and board. AGAINST TRAITORS 'HE Capital News' suggestion that there be organ le T ized in this community a body of representative, cool-headed, courageous, loyal men to deal with those crafty pro-Germans who cannot be reached by the civil law, has met with many indorsements. Among other ex pressions is one from Tom S. Hoskot. "I heartily indorse your editorial," he says. "Everyone who has taken part in the bond sales or Red. Cross work knows there are per sons in the community who need looking after, ' ' He adds : They do not go far enough to subject themselves to arrest, which makes them all the more dangerous, and the only solution Is a close surveillance by a carefully selected local committee. • • • I hope some action will be taken toward the creation of such a com mittee. I WOULD BE GLAD TO SERVE IF WANTED. regardless of the brand Uncle Walt Has fori You This Evening LOOKING FOR PEACE. m 'M longing for the bopn of peace, that's been for weary years mislaid; I yearn to see the struggle cease, and captains seek some milder trade. Who is not weary of the strife, of war with greedy, reeking Jaws? Methinks the whole world and his wife would hail said boon with glad hurrahs. The world Is dark without this boon, the large smooth boon of which I write; at noon I croon a yearning tune, I sigh for It at morn and night. But when the boon at last appears, it ought to bear the guarantee that nevermore In coming years will war lords wield the snickersnee. I would not give a musty prune, I would not give a rind of cheese, for any tinhorn, misfit boon that's bound to bag around the knees, f hear some fshows boosting peace, regardless of the brand on top; but, as I've said to Jane, my niece, this has to be the last big scrap. Until the captains are agreed, and make their vow, so help them, John, that arma ments must go to seed, oh, let the dreary fight drag on! Still sound ths drum and loud bassoon, still ply the claymore and the gun, until we hare an all-wool boon, that will not ravel, rl| or run! (Copyright by George Matthew Adams) tTmE FOR*WING8. With fear and trembling . he ap proached the doctor. '1 know there's something wrong with my heart, doc tor. I have a feeling that I'm not go ing to live very long. ^''Nonsense! Give up smoking." , •'Never smoked In my life, doctor." "Well, stop drinking," "I am a total abstainer from alco holic drink." "Well, try going to bed earlier; get more sleep." "I'm always in bed by 8 o'clock." "Oh, well , all I can say is, my dear sir, that I think you had botter let nature take its course. You'Vp alto gether too good for this world." WHATCH AMA COLUMN PEPS Why not an accldentleas dayî Auto drivers please copy. Another splendid way to save food to save It. Reports from Petrograd: Kerensky, Keroutsky, Kerflopsky. Observe that the war map may be altered so aa to include co-ordination. Armour concern lntereated In keep ing price of potatoes down. Like to hear front It on the price of meat. The most exacting prohibitionist will hardly object to the soldiers having morale. Announced that Paul Clagstone Is to be a candidate for governor. Have suspected all along Paul would be a candidate for something. Now anx iously await his "Epistles to the Toe* men." —o— Another motto for that most deserv ing drive of the Y. M. C. A.: "You Must Come Across." SUGGE8TIOÎ48. Cartoonist—Why don't you draw a cartoon with the original Idea of a flock of aeroplanes flying out of an eagle's nest and sailing over the At lantic? Pro Bono Publico—Why don't you write a letter to the paper telling us Just when the war is going to cease and how many food calories there are left in Germany? Fillum Manufacturer—Why not give us something new in shape of an Alas ka camp picture with dance hall wom en falling in love with young pros pector? Press Representative—Why don't you frame up a story along an entire ly original line—for instance, what your star Is doing in the way of send lng out her photographs to aid Uncle Sam in the war? THE VERY IDEA OF TRYING TO MAKE ANY NEWLY MARRIED COUPLE ADOPT A SWEETLESS DAY. CODIFY YOUR DINNER. Have you tried codfish for the Thanksgiving dinner? If not you will have an excellent opportunity to do so this year. PROOFREADING. From southeastern paper: "The fu neral services were hell at the church Friday afternoon." WANTED: NOVELTY. One of the new patriotic songs Marts out: "When the sun sets in.the west Same old stuff. To make it novel, they .should have the sun set In the east once in a while. More originality, please. FOR THE COOK. When the white football chrysanthe mums become slightly wilted they can be made into an excellent salad. IT PAYS TO BE THRIFTY. We know a certain column writer who started 20 years ago with only a Canadian half dollar, and is now worth $100,000. His accumulation of wealth is owing to his frugality, good habits, strict attention to business and the fact that an uncle died and left him $99,999. SLIP US A FEW. Grandpa Ribbins says he remembers when they used to throw eggs at act ors. What a compliment that would be nowadays. WHY IS A PASTOR LIKE A TURKEY? Headline In an Idaho paperi WILL PICK PASTOR ON THANKSGIVING DAY WHERE IGNORANCE WAS NOT BLIS8. Stranger held up and robbed within two blocke of a- police station. If he hadn't been a stranger he wouldn't have gone so near the sta tion.' SOME MEMORY. The man with the best memory In the world can remember the time when Villa and Carranza and Mrs. Pankhurst used to get on the first page. TOO BU8Y. An Italian, having applied tor citi zenship, was being examined In the naturalisation court. "Who is the president of the United -States ?" "Mr. Wils'." "Who Is the vies president?" "Mr. Marsh'." •If the president should die. who then wduld be president?" "Mr. Marsh'." "Could you he president?" "No." "Why?" "Mister, you *scuse, please. I vera busy work* da mine." Successful attempts have been made to bring under profitable cultivation the desert rubber plant, guayule. The wild shrubs have long been collected In great quanaltlea In Mexico, and the rubber, which grades much lower tffan Para. Is axtracted by such simple pro cesses as to make Its production very profitable. The taek of developing methods of cultivation, says a Carnegie institute report, has now been success fully accomplished by Dr. W. B. Mac I Callum. TOO MUCH EFFICIENCY A CLEVER SERIAL STORY. By * J. RATH. Author of "When the Dsvfl Was Blok,"* "Ouo-CylteSer Sam." etc. CHAPTER XXIV., Continued.) For answer, H. Hedge, fumbled among the few remaining papers on the desk and discovered the check book. "When did I cut off your allowance. Bill?" he asked 'T—gosh!" "It's three weeks, anyhow," ob served H. Hedge, as he began to write. Call It £ month; that's near enough. We'll say two hundred Is coming to you. And tfien there's 'interest, at six per cent, I guess. Oh. let's make It an even two-fifty and call It square. I don't want to bother figuring It. Is that satisfactory, Bill?" Billy Brooke wm choking. As Hedge signed his name with a particularly dashing flourish, he stood as though hypnotized. And when the check was In his hands he was still dumb. He stared at the slip of paper and then at the signer of It. Constance and Hedge laughed merrily. 'Oh—I say," faltered Billy after long pause, "This ,sort of gets me, E. E. It isn't the money part, but—oh, I guess you're all right." The two Brookes and H. Hedge were laughing uproarously over a re miniscence of economy and efficiency when the third Brooke made her ap pearance. Alice paused and surveyed the group from the threshold. Then, tossing her books into a chair, she ad vanced upon the trio. "Hello Billy," she said, and kissed him. "Hello Connie—you fraud," and kissed her. "And hello, II. Hedge—congratula tions." And she kissed him! "Alice!" It was the amazed voice of Con stance .that spoke. "Pooh!" said Alice blandly. "1 knew it was going to happen all the time. Anybody who wasn't blind could see it." "Alice! You couldn't have seen it— nobody could." "Couldn't I, though? I've been ex pecting to see you fall on eacli other's necks at breakfast for the past two weeks." "But you never said a word! And you kept talking about him just like the rest of us." protested Constance. "X didn't want to spoil it," said Alice wisely. "And you freely forgive me every thing?" asked H. Hedge in wonder ment. "To tell you the truth," said Alice with fine simplicity and frankness. "I was never very mad at you after the morning you read the declaration. You gave yourself away then. H. Hedge. But. just for the sake of revenge—" She seized his thick hair in both hands, took a firm grip, and shook his head until he howled. "There! We're quits," she exclaimed "Now, go on with your spooning." And she raced from the room. "Do you really think she knew?" asked Constance in an awed voice. "You never can tell." observed BUly thoughtfully. "She's a wise little guy, but she doesn't always let on." "She's a strong little guy," affirmed H. Hedge ruefully, rubbing his head. "YouJl have to protect me from that ____ .... child, Connie, 'She's a dear," said Constatée. "And I'm beginning to think she knew more about it than any of us, after all." Horace entered the room, carrying a trayful of mail. When he had id eated the exact spot where H. Hedge sat, he faced it, drew himself up with military air, and covered the in terval by the shortest possible rout* and with the fewest number of steps. With a single movement of the arm, he presented the mall. H. Hedge took It from the tray, lilt ing his lip to conceal a smile. Hor ice wheeled about, clicked his heels to gether, and started back over the same route. He was halted by the voice of the ex-efficiency man before he had reached the door "Take «. couple of turns around the (Continued on Sport Page.) Fedor F. Foss, mining expert on thq Russian mission to the United States, has requested that firms making labor saving machinery for use In mineral Industries send catalogues and de scriptive literature to him. EASY. A showman was making a great fuss In the front of hts exhibition about the wonders he had Inside. A man standing in the crowd with a lit tle boy beside him cried out: "I'll bet you $1 you can't let ma see alion." "Done!" said the showman eagerly. The man placed $1 In the hand of a bystander and the showman did the same. "Now walk this way," said the show man, "and I'll soon convince you. There you are," said he, triumphantly; "look In the corner at that beautiful Nubian lion." "I don't aea any," responded the other. "What'e the matter with you?" asked the showman. "I am blind," was the grinning re ply, and the blind man pocketed the money end went away. The use of cresoted wood blocks, which originally began as paving ma terial for city atreeta, has jow spread Into many other lines, according to a statement Issued by the United States forest service, which «aye that the dur ability of such, pavement, the noiseleaa nesa under heavy traffic, and its sani tary -properties, give creosoted wood block especial value for usa «Bore there to heavy trucking. ANOTHER FEATHER IN HER HAT $ m o V vor*/ U V Çpc à G % N kV W ct o I 9 HO Où OPEN 'FORUM AN APPEAL FOR THE APPLE. Editor Capital News: In visiting 1 the different towns in your wonderful valley, I am Impressed by word of your merchants and by articles in your] press of your wonderful crop of ap ples, almost too large to harvest with i your shortage ot labor, of boxes and of j transportation and so much going to ; waste. Did it ever occur to you that if any reasonable effort was made on the part of your hotel, restaurants and eating places, that four times as many apples would be used and th*at much of other foods conserved? You are ignoring your own plenty to grasp that which you are anxious to con serve. First, there are not 5 per cent of the eating places in Boise where you can get baked apples decently served, if served at all. Personally, during the past few days I could not get baked apples at restaurants I patronized and in others it took a sharp^knife to cut them. It is simply sliameful and ridiculous to serve your most abund ant product in that way. I do not think there is a hotel in all your great val ><* that Places apples on their tables before their guests. If a guest eats freely of apples he conserves so much lesR of other food. This lack of featuring products that abound in certain communities is not a fault alone of your section, but of many sections and it is a mistake in more ways than one. It should be an attractive feature of some well known restaurant or hotel in any town that serve an apple menu in the most attractive and palatable way, so much su that every guest would sing the praises of that apple menu to the world he travels in. Can you advertise your products better? Can you utilize your abundance bet ter? Can you in apy way conserve your other needs belter? # There are so many apple dishes, rightfully and properly cooked that would appeal to appetites of all, if they could but get them. The fact that they cannot feed them in aey well regulated eating house, when there is such an abundance Is little less than a crime. Through your columns it may he well to Impress the importance of this up on your food commissioner and" upon the home loyalty, of your hotel and restaurant men. • Ç. W. STULTS. Artificial gas is supplanting coal as a fuel In Philadelphia It Is also point ed out as an incentive to its use that while the price of coal has soared that of gas is either unchanged or lower. SafeWlMc Infants «u Invalida HORLICK'S ns ames m MALTED MILK Rich milk, malted pain, in powder fans. For infants, in valids «s d gro wing child m. Pure nutrition, upbuilding tbs whole bo». Invigorates nursing mo the re ml the aged. More nutritious Sus ten, coffee, ate. Instantly prepend. Requires no cooking. Substitutes Cost YOU Sum Pries SECOND HAND GOODS of all kinds bought. Highest prioe paid. Call Phons 301 -J. PEOPLE'S FURNITURE STORE. 101S Main Street . ROM the time you entrust your money to our care until you withdraw it, no detail is overlooked by this bank to give you the utmost in SERVICE, while constantly safe-guarding your interest. PACIFIC NATIONAL BANK 4% Paid on Time Deposits. YOUR HEALTH By JOHN B. HUBER. A. M- M. D. Exercise increase* efficiency. Migraine. I am 34, the mother of 5 children, Underweight for my height and very nervous. Have been sub feet to severe bilious attacks with blinding head achcs ,this ha* been so since child* Aood. The attacks vary in intensity according to whether I have recog - nixed the symptom* in time to -head them offThey are accompanied by extreme nausea and sometimes forced r.„ l a, »... weak as to lose ccmsciousnett for a few minute*. Aji hour* quiet sleep and a cup of strong coffee usually restore me, to that I can go oOottf my work a* «suai. The attack* are very like seasickness, and they put me out of commission for the time being. When this oocur* (every 10 days or 2 weeks ) it is serious for me, with so large a family to wait on; all under 12. I have been takkng calomel and patent cathartics and rpsom. salts every 2 or * days, for J om very constipated. Have taken blue mast pills frequently; do you recommend themf I have also a pecu liar tenderness in the back right of the spfne at about the waist line, jt doesn't hurt and yet l oannot bear to touch it. Answer — A typical case of ml ralne, bilious headacha Am mall graine, bilious neaaacna Am mau lng you full information, In which yon will note that the kind of eath arsis you mention i. 111-advtoed. Blue ma?s is excellent. But that fa not the way to cure constipation. Yon had better once for all have your btomach contents examined. So as to find out definitely the meaning of that tenderness you mention. I ap prehend nothing eerious. but the mother of five children, all nnder 12, should take no chances. She has too great a part to play In the world's work. Dr, Hmb«r will buw »II aign*d littirc pertaining to Health, general intereet It will be enawered through these columns; if not It will personell? it stomped, eddreesed envelope is enclosed. Dr. Huber will not individuel —— or meko diegnoeee. Adtry Dr. John B, Huber, care of th be answered prescribe fog this newspepsm rOR SALE - BOISE VALLEY FARMS 1 acre, suburban chicken farm; 6-room house; $3000. No. 4. 6 sere chicken farm, free water, on car line; $3500. No. 20. 10 acres, all In cultivation; free water, near school and car; will trade for Boise or Caldwell property; $7000. No. 3. 40 acres, clover, alfalfa and grain; 4 miles from Boise; $$000. No. I. 70 acres, 1 mile from Kuna; all alfalfa and grain; $7000. No. 18. 180 acres; partly Improved; eub-lrrlgetes; a snap; $1500. No. 17. 200 acres; al! In cultivation; on good road and electric car line; free water; 120,000. No. II. Î70 acres; bast buy In Boise valley; 4 miles from Boise; free water: good buildings; fine stock; free of Incumbrance; $66,000. No. SO. 640 scree; full section; all hay and grain; finest cattle ranch In state; $80.000.- No. 28. 126 âcres; 2 miles from Boise; 6 artesian wells; all stock, machinery and tools; will take home In Bolee; $16,000. No. $4. THE EDWARD STEIN CO.. INC. 10* N. 10th. Beiee. Pnene M. Questions and Answers, A VERY SICK CHILD. Jfy little girl of 4 y ea rs Dm MS ___. ... Zs^H^loZlsaZd ^Zn££ KNOWS BETTER THAN HHB DOCTOR. t year* ago J was very (B with) -moved- and vet the dee* not ^^d^hSt^ah^et* < enf!ted «t otesî t fs .___ . ___. _ 1 keartbrokeu. Answer —I can Judge only from the terms of your letter. I earnestly &d vise yon to have the child thorough. \j examined. Poeaibly there fa tuber-' culosls. Children with that disease have the tronMe more In the glanda the Joints and bones, and not sa uveb the i ungB . This Is however! n0 ( invariably eo. I am mailing you information on tuberculosis in G|l. iren „„a j will do the mme for any other mother, who sends me al «tamped and sslf-dlreoted envelope^ vom neuriti , ^ ffaU nonet. Hy doctor odvittd operation; but I did not ape ^ve of it. Last week J had another) ** ottack Hemri ng that dieting in ^/«j <» wording off attache J| ^ould be glad if you would send ma tht proper diet for gall stones. i Answer—A diet may help In pr m venting the formation of gall stones, but It will mot dissolve those already formed. I am however mailing you] the list yon desire, also on neuritis, And I forbear further oomment Yon* note U sufficient unto ltaelf.