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BUT UNAWARE «DRAFTED After Searching High and Low for Registrant Who Failed to Report He Is Located in Capital City. Strange Experience of Fred Haskell Told—By His Ap pearance Clear Record Made — Q uestionnaire Copy Received. Although he lived In Boise during the ttme the first draft was being niade for the! new national tfrmy, was summoned to report for physical ex amination but failed to and was cer tified to the adjutant general as a de linquent. Fred Haskell did not know that he was wanted until Friday when he learned of the fact and appeared before the county exemption board, failed to pass Ute physical test and aaR discharged. The county board have made the facts known In connection with Hps kell's case. The press published the names of all men summoned for phys ical-examination and when they failed to appear on the dates set by the board that fact was also reported. Later when It became necessary to certify the names of those falling to report, to the military authorities. Haskell's name appeared on the list. The news papers also published that fact. No one apparently knew what had become of Haskell. He has registered at Eagle. To that address the board sent all of his notices. He received none of them, so he Informed the board. BOARD IS SATISFIED. George E. Atwater, chairman of the board, made the following statement with regard to this particular case, one of the most unusual that lias been called to the attention of the hoard: "Fred Haskell of Eagle, who had been eallfd for examination by the Ada county exemption board on Aug. IT. and failed to report was certified ip as a deserter, but appeared Fri 3ay morning before the board stating that he has been living and working 9 II this time in Boise, in one of the âuto tire repair shops and had not re ceived his mall for some reason. He. .lierefore, did not know he had been called. The board, believing that he -mule a truthful statement, at once took his physical examination finding him disqualified and not fit for mil Uary service, discharged him. "I'pon the appearance of Mr. Has- | Kell every man called by the board ins reported, thus making a clean rec ord for the board. •'Of the two deserters, Earl Sny der, Is now serving a sentence for forgery in the Oregon state prison at Salem, and the other, Everett Dow Rambo, Is still at large, but it is hoped that he will soon be apprehended by the government secret service. "Out of 76 men sent to American I ,n ke only four have been rejected and the board is feeling good over this rec ord." QUESTIONNAIRE COPY RECEIVED. The county board is in reecipt of a few copies of the new questionnaire which all registered men will have to fill out and return to the local fioards In the counties in which they were registered. The regulations covering the new system of classification of registrants are also In possession of the board. They V* volumnous. The questionnaire is a iqmpact pamphlet In Itself and when properly filled out will "place the board in possession of al r kl na » « a # , .. most the life history of some of the registrants. ' Rmployment. character snd place, for 10 yearn prior to regln lration, must be listed. Kvery possible •venue of Information in opened up and the registrant is required to supply lt without unnecessary. As there six classifications, the returned quen tionnalres will have to be carefully rlsssined, and thorn whose papers toll within the first class will be summoned ■ first. In order of their call numhers, for military service. Allens fall within the last class, as do also officials of var ious kinds and classes. The district exemption board which has been In session for the past week making a summary of Its records will aljourn late today. CONTRACT TO PARK CAPITOL GROUNDS Work on the grading, parking and Improvement of the capitol building (rounds facing on State street will bo started Immediately by Y. H. Aber crombie of this city, who today was «warded a contract by the capitol building commission for that purpose. There were two bids submitted. That of Mr. Abercrombie was for *2410 and (hat of Welch Bros., *2650. The lower bid was accepted by the hoard. The work required Is leveling and parking the grounds about the old cen tral school building, and in the rear of the main building of the rapltrtl proper: the building of a rement walk from Seventh to Eighth street and the ln-| stallation of a curbing. For years the grounds there have been an eye-sors. The last legislature made financial pro vision to have the grounds properly parked. --• • •—;-— ,, Watermelons may be kept some time ; with a fair degree of success by sealing j the end of the stem, which it Is cut -__,. _ from the vine, with wax. i _ , ( Large quontlties of onion seeds are grown In the canary Islands, esi>ecially ,on Tenerlffe, La Palma and Qomera. Some of this stock is marketed in Eu «ope, but United States dealers !m ported **5,000 worth in 191«. Week's Attractions at the Theaters WOUNDED SOLDIER WILL SPEAK AT THE MAJESTIC THEATER SERGEANT FRED WELLS. Minus an arm, with four horrible months of suffering in a German pris on camp, and still enthusiastic and wishing to "go back for more"—that is Sergeant Fred Wells, veteran newspa perman and correspondent who will speak at the Majestic theater Nov. 24 30 with the official War films "Heroic France." At the very outbreak of the war, Sergeant Wells, then a reporter on one of Vancouver's dailies, enlisted and took the course for non-commis sioned officers, preferring that to go ing in for a commission, because he was "surer of getting there, and get ting there quickly" as an N. C. O. He certainly got there in record time, his battalion being the 7th, from British Columbia, and pretty nearly every body in Canada has heard how he kept right on at Ypres, leading his men to retake a captured trench, after his Hi SOCIETY THE FARCE COMEDY HIT r P .to-date theatrical history shows .. . ... . ... that this season nine-tenths of the at tractions taking the road were musical nhown, but already a great number of them have closed and before man weeks, more of them will have fallen by the wayside. Just why thin condi arejtion exists the average producer can arm had been shattered by a German she „ Hls officer , bclng wounded> he ■ was * n command of a company, flrst sl * ht of °* rman 80,1 waa accom * i Panied by a shower of stones from a ! group of angry German women, who WPr( . foIlowlng and tormenting the j . , _ . _ „ . wour,d^rt Canadian and English pr.s oners on their way to the hospital prison. Soon some of ns were put on 0<bf . t trucks, and progress became and fought on despite his inangled arm until another bullet brought merciful unconsciousness. "After thut," he said, "my next rec ollection is of a terrible jolting, puins In every possible spot of my body, und the most consuming thirst Imaginable. The roar of the buttle, ns I had ' last heard it. returned to ine—but there were no guns to be beard now, and I hesitated before opening my eyes. There seemed to bo a weight on me— and soon 1 found that there was. I was on the bottom of a pile of seven wounded men, on an open cart, and my ■ more comfortable. After the transfer I found myself beside a Manitoba boy | —I wish I could remember his name, The crowds on the streets cursed us 1 in many ways, none understandable. ; but wIth the lntent cerUln . Uu . j oW r}ermlln qullc exclted M our 1 . . ,. , ... . , cart halted outside a beer garden. He i . ...... " , „ I had a big stein In his baud, and after saying many things, he threw the beer stein and contents at us. The beer went all over my partner, who In de light, and between attempts to sop some up In his hand, called, "Horray, Dutchy, do It again!" IMPERSONATOR ON ! BILL AT THE STRAND Julian Kit Inge, the greatest imper- ! senator of femine characters the coun try has even seen opens today at the Strand theater ltT hia latest film pro duction, 'The Clever Mrs. Carfax," in which he portrays a type so cleverly that one not familiar with the work of the wonderful artist would be Inspired by the remarkable beauty of the "lead ing lady." -Mr. Eltlnge was seen not long ago in a local theater In a legiti mate production that brought him much applause from the press and public of America. "The Clever Mrs. Carfax," is a beautiful story full of beautiful situations and of absorbing Interest. There is plenty of gen line mystery, real plot and hidden action that bursts out at unexpected times In forceful and convincing climaxes. The play is set In mountings of ex quisite splendor and lavish beauty and no effort was misdirected that would add to the primal worth of the con struction. Direction was directly la the hands of Donald Crisp one of the best known feature directors In the business. Mr. Eltlnge's entrance into the silent world oi amusements has been a big event. The screen has claimed another of AmerFa's favorites for her own. A better opportunity is given the artist fo expand the ability that mnde them famous on the speaking stage. On the same program with the above is review current events and "doings" of the world at large. A Burton Holmes Travnlogue closes the show with a scenic description of this famous trav eler's experiences abroad. HART TO APPEAR IN GOOD WESTERN PLAY \V. S. Hart opens in "The Cold Deck" at the Majestic theater today, for an engagement of three days. "The Cold Deck" is a westerner, pure and sim ple, but filled to its fullest with the Prth"Newa7en"turlng"in pictorial i life and pep. the ginger and brisk ac tlon, the rapid fire, clean hard hitting "square shooting" doings of the early ! day west. Scenes are laid of the days j of '49 and *50 in California and the , tale is taken from the dramatic sit- , uation that developed in "Dead Horse * Gulch" during that period. Hart is ( east ns "On the Level" Leigh, a type ! of man now almost forgotten except in the memories of tlie pioneer and a few well known stories. He is the gambler of the early day—tlie aristo cratic, the tall, smooth, quick-wit ted gambler. He moves in an unruf fled. absolute* confiding manner. His not tell, but be will tell you that in order to "get by" this particular sea son an attraction "must have the goods." Perhaps the best proof of this st atement is that "Ikey and A bey", which comes to the Pinney on Mon day, Nov. 19. has played to practically capacity business everywhere, and in many cities the "standing room only" During the last live years one of the Western railroads has not had a single passenger killed In an accident, al though the road has handled more than 34.000,000 persons. Phone 15 True Liberty Food THE OYSTER IS KING He has no imitators. He has no waste He is easy to prepare. He is economical. He has the ocean flavor. He has the food value We have shipments ar riving daily by fast ex press. Remember to order some soon. Virginia Selects, 60c par qt. Now York Counts, 90c par qt. W. J. Campbell ft Soul SSO Idaho St. J Ups curl with a cynical contempt for his surroundings. He is a welcome guest at most camps though at some camps he outstays his, welcome. This is the crude "forgotten man" that Hart portrays, portrays with the sureness and deliberateness of having actually lived the life. Supporting him is a se lect cast of perforriiers headed by the dainty oriental eomplexioned beauty, Alma Rueben. Miss Rueben has given Hart support in several of his past plays, and has proven that above every thing else lier beauty and personal at traction, she is clever, and ambitious. Coming Wednesday and Thursday is a return engagement of Rex Beach's famous success "The Barrier," which has proven to he one of the biggest screen achievements of the year. "The Barrier" is a great story. It was a igrent play and it is a greater screen play. Action of' previous kinds have been laid. v '•* HAROLD LOCKWOOD IN TN PARADISE GARDEN' Qpening at the Isis theater for today only is Harold Lockwood in his latest feature drama "In Paradise Garden," a great seven-part drama of the west. It is a uniquely thrilling story with plenty of action, an excellent plot and a deep underlying tale of romance and adventure. Harold Lockwood is con ceded t0 one th® screen's most i Popular performers and he has stead ily added to his reputation with clever sincere portrayal of the best kind. "Paradise Garden" is taken from the novel of the same name by. George Gibbs, which was popular as a "best seller." The scenes are laid in the Redwood country of California and it is under these giants of the coast that Fred Balshofer directed the .making of his wonderful picture. Returning to the story, one can say that it is crammed with the snap and punch of the great outdoors. It deals with a man whose veins are filled with >*ed blood, whose heart is filled with life and action and around this char ! noter is hallowed a tale of romance j that leads one . into the more won , drous things of life. Then there is a , £>rl—Marcia Van \\ ick. She is the * first girl the man has e*er seen. It is ( with these few situations to go from ! that the feature lays claim to being one of th«' season's really great plays. Coming tomorrow is the new Trian gle photoplay "Indiscreet Corinne," starring the well known Olive Thomas. Two acts of vaudeville are on the same program. Coming soon to the Isis are several big acts of the "tdg time" class. sign has been on display several days before the arrival of the company. Yet there is good reason for this, for it is stated that it is one of the most cqm« plete farce comedy shows ever sent on the road. This is a George H. Rubb attraction, you saw his "Lion and the Mouse." and "A Royal Slave." Now see his best and latest. Swiss engineers have convinced Rus sian officials that it Is possible to bore a 16-mile tunnel through the Caucasus mountains and link the Black and Cas pian seas. SCHREIBER -AND SIDENFADEN UNDERTAKERS AND EMBALMERS Finest Undertaking Estab lishment and Funeral Chapel in the State Private Ambulance. •OS-611 MttMit St Phon* DR. C. G- BURT. CHIROPRACTOR. Consultation and Analysis Proa. S-C Brand Hotel Bldg., Corner 10 th >nf Idaho St Phono 2545, Bola«, Idaho No Knife. No Drugs. SOURYDMIGGISßEVEimMBK L L j. O G Hfl %*'' > : J OOZTL A lien-Wright Service A GUARANTEE OF ECONOMY AND SATISFACTION. 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