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IDAHO BOYS AT TRAINING CAMP Governor Alexander Found Them Cheerful and in the Best of Health—Pleased With Treatment. Due to Outbreak of Measles Part of Troops Placed Un der Quarantine—Confer ence Held Regarding Im provement Conditions. Governor Alexander delivered an address to the Idaho draft men and aoldiers from other states at Camp Green, American Lake, and was given an enthusiastic reception. He also at-J tended a conference, at which Dr. Biwer, secretary of the state board of health of Idaho, was present. Im provement of the moral and other camp conditions was fully gone Into. Both the governor and secretary of the hoard returned to Boise this morning. "Last Tuesday evening I received an Invitation to address the boys at the camp and did so at the T. M. C. A. auditorium," said Governor Alexander discussing his trip today. "There was considerable of a demonstration and cheering among the 1000 men present at that time. Had It not been for the fact that a quarantine was placed on part of the camp that morning for measles there would have been 6000 troops present. IDAHO BOYS HEALTHY.' "I also personally met many of the boys this state has sent to Camp Lewis. I found them happy and cheer ful. as well as In the best of health. They are all gaining In weight and look fine. I was well pleased with their appearance. Monday evening I had dinner with them In their mess tents. Later I will publicly tall the people of Idaho how their sons are faring at the training camp." There has been a movement for some time among the western states to Im prove conditions at Camp Lewis, mor ally and otherwise, and a general con ference was called for Tacoma. Mon day to which representatives of Idaho, Oregon, Washington and other western states were asked. Governor Alex ander and Dr. Biwer attended this That Christmas SHEET MUSIC. Get It at SAMPSON'S. 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Due to the fact that these officials planned to attend the conference the state council of defense, which had been asked to send delegates also, did not think It necessary to do so. TO IMPROVE CONDITIONS. Every effort will be made to remove from the troops the more serious temp tations which follow In the wake of army camps. While conditions at Camp Lewis are not bad it is felt they can be greatly Improved and to this end the delegates from the western states discussed plans to bring that about. Idaho has sent 2287 of her sons to the American Lake cantonment. It Is therefore vitally interested In camp conditions and the steps taken to Im prove them. Both the governor and secretary of the board of health say that the conference was entirely suc cessful and plans were made to Im prove camp conditions. CUT THI8 OUT—IT rS WORTH MONEY. Don't miss this. Cut out this slip, enclose with 5c and mail it to Foley & Co., 2836 Sheffield Are., Chicago. 111., writing your name and address clear- j ly. You will receive In return a trial! package containing Foley's Honey and Tar Compound, for coughs, colds and croup; Foley Kidney Pills, for pain in sides and back, rheumatism, backache, kidney and bladder ailments; and Fo ley Cathartic Tablets, a wholesome and thoroughly cleansing cathartic for constipation, biliousness, headache and sluggish bowels. — Whitehead Drug Store. Adv. T. Th. S. PRESIDENT FAVORS FEDERAL OPERATION OF THE RAILROADS Washington, Dec. 13.—'Though still delaying action on the railroad con trol problem. President Wilson was reported today to have practically de termined on government operation. Railroad officials are convinced that this is his plan, though ho has in formed them that the subject is not yet closed. Members of the railroad board who saw him yesterday were discour aged today at the prospect, though they contended to him that they could straighten out the railroad tangle it given an opportunity. The president Is believed to be prac tically ready to inform congress rectly or Indirectly of his proposals for handling his delicate problem. He has discussed the subject with Chairman Sims of the house interstate commerce committee. RAPID ADVANCEMENT BY HAILEY BOY IN THE ARMY SERVICE (Capital News Special Service.) Halley, Dec. 13.—Word has been re ceived by friends In this city that Har old C. Mandeil, a former Hailey, but now a résident of Salt Lake, son of Mrs. P. c. Mnndell, principal of the Ensign school of Salt Lake has been compaissloned a captain at Fort Sill, Kansas. Mr. Mandell went to the border with the Utah national guard at the time of the trouble with Mexico. He afterwards joined the regulars at Fort Douglas. He took the examina tions in August for a commission and received the appointment of second lieutenant in November, He was sent in December to Fort Leavenworth, Kan., for three month# of training. April 1 he was sent to join the Second cavalry at For'. Ethan Allen. Vt. He was commissioned a first lieutenant two months later. Ijist month he was sent to Fort Sill where he was com missioned as captain. Captain Man dell is 24 years of age and is a grad uate of the University of Utah of the class of 1916. j REPORT COMMERCE RAIDER IN PACIFIC A Pacific Port, Dec. 13.—That the steamer Maverick, much in the lime light since the war started, Is now etuising the Pacific as a German com mei'ce raider, was the belief expressed by shipping men today. A steamer In from Tahiti reported passing a vessel In flames six hundred miles off Hono lulu. When she put over to give aid, the outlines of a vessel which officers bel'eved was the Maverick were seen close by. two moriTamerican SOLDIERS WOUNDED Washington, Dec. 13—Two more American soldiers wounded in action in France and another dead from nat ural causes were announced by the war department today. The wounded are: Private Einer C. Bryn, engineers. Dec. 10, severely, father Harold Bryn, Brooklyn, N. Y. Private Isadore Kanner, engineers, Dec. 1, slightly, father Morris Kanner, New York city. Dead: PRIVATE CLYDE A. KOBLENTZ, infantry, Dec. 3, pneumonia; home Long Bottom, O. DOESN'T LIKE DOG; WILL TAKE CHANCE' Battle Creek, Mich., Dec. 13.— In a letter to Camp Custer Red Cross workers, enclosing $25 for a slice of cake being sold for the benefit of the Red Cross, Elon Holmes of Dearborn adds this postscript: "I will send a check for $1000 for a round steak off the kaiser. I am not in the habit of eating dog, but am willing to take a chance." MARY PICKFORD AT HEAD OF PARADE San Francisco, Dec. 13.—Mary Pick ford in the uniform of a United States marine, leading the marine band up Market street. That was the sight which greeted San Francisco today and thousands were on hand to see it. It marked the opening of the marine corps newest recruiting drive. HER BROTHER KILLED IN PALESTINE. MARCHIONESS WORKS FOR SOLDIERS ■m m €> X *//vtJe^w K? > V/V 'Voo/J z Marchioness ot Crewe. The beautiful Marchioness of Crewe has dedicated herself to work for j\e comfort of the soldiers since her brother was killed in the British drive through Palestine. He was the Hon. Neil Primrose, M. P. t serving as a lieutenant in Buck's yeomanry. | j SANTA CLAUS UNDER | ARREST AT CHICAGO' Chicago, Dec. 13.—Children, this hurts us worse than it does you, but— Santa Claus is pinched. He was discovered rolling down the street, with his whiskers draped over one ear and a chimney under his arm. His nose was redder than was really necessary. At police headquarters he said his name was Frank Roberts and that he was collecting Christmas money for the Volunteers of America. TRANSPORT MUNITIONS ON AUTOMOBILE TRUCKS. Detroit, Mich., Dec. 12.—The Michi gan preparedness board announced to day that Thursday morning 28 auto trucks will leave here loaded with mu nitions for an Atlantic port. Two tank cars carrying gasoline, lubricating oil and an anti-freeze mixture will ac company them. The trip marks a now era in the transportation of freight, it being the government intention to continue this line even after peace is established and to build repair shops along the route. Captain Bronson, quartermaster' department, with 79 enlisted men, will j have charge of the train. Has stood the test of time and held its supremacy. THE VICTROLA Sold Only at SAMPSON'S. Open Evenings. j BOISE STUDENT AT WISCONSIN HEADS THE LOYAL LEGION Madison, Wls„ Dec. IS.—While 15 University of Wisconsin students did an Indian war dance In a biting snow storm on the campus, James Thomp son, New York, class of 1910, hoisted a dummy over a goal post and touched a match to It. "Senator La Follette," read a big sign. The hanging and burning of La Fol lette's effigy followed a loyalty dem onstration in the university gymna sium In which students and faculty Joined in signing loyalty resolutions as the university's answer to charges by Assistant Secjetary Carl Vrooman that the university lacked "militant patriotism." William Balderston, Boise, Idaho, was elected president of a UNIVER SITY I.OYAL LEGION at the mass meeting. HAIG PAYS TRIBUTE TO U. S. ENGINEERS FOR THEIR FIGHTING Anieriran Field Headquarters in France, Dec. 13.—Field Marshal Haig paid eloquent and grateful tribute to the American army engineers today. He wrote General Pershing thanking him and Pershing's engineers for "prompt and valuable assistance near Gouzeacourt' in the recent German assault there. 'T trust you will convey to these gallant men." Haig wrote, ' how much I appreciate their prompt and soldierly readiness to assist In what was for a time a difficult situation. I much re gret the losses they suffered." PERIOD EXTENDED FOR ENLISTMENTS Chicago, Dec. 13.—Army recruiting officers today received instructions from Washington to extend the time limit for enlistments to 4 o'clock this afternoon. It was to have expired at midnight. Hundreds of men took advantage of this extension and early today long lines were waiting In the snow outside the recruiting offices. Officials be lieved tVs record established yester day may be broken. Ton thousand men have attempted to enlist here since Dec. 6 and 6504 of these have been accepted. The number of acceptances yesterday was 1106. The time limit for enlisting In the navy expires 11 a. m. Saturday. Four hundred and fifty men have been ac cepted tills week, of 1100 examined. . BLACK SEA FLEET AIDING BOLSHEVIKI Petrograd, Dec. 13.—The Black s^a j battle fleet Js co-operating^ ^wRh the Bolsheviki forces in the fighting at Rostoff. according to dispatches re ceived here. The warship Kolhida Is firing on the Cossacks at Novo Tcherkask. The annual meeting: of the Idaho Woolgrrowers' association will be held j in Boise, Idaho, Dec. 28th and 29th, I next.— Adv. D27 MINISTRIES WILL NOT CARRY ON WORK UNDER BOLSHEVIKI Haparanda, Dec. 13.—Despite Bolsh evlkl threats of death, imprisonment and discharge, officials of practically all ministries ln Petrograd are refus ing to carry on their work, according to advices received here today. Bank employes are likewise refusing to co-operate with the Bolshevlkl re gime. The constituent assembly represents a maze of political parties. Same of these include; The Trudowskl, or lnborltes, of which Former Premier Kerensky Is a member and which was led by Pesch echonoff. The Nationalists, led by Postnlkoff. The . cadets (Constitutional Demo crats) led by Professor N. Mlllukoff. The Socialists, led by Plechanoff. The People's Will party, led by Nek rasoff. The Ukranian Labor league. League of Women Suffragists, Socialist-Revo lutionists (including the left and right wing), the Menshevikt, the Interna tionalists. the League of People's De velopment, the Radical Democrats, the National Women's party, the Inde pendent Peasants league and the Cath olic pnrty, are some of the others. The E(oala list -Revolutionaries of the left wing are by far the most numerous in the assembly. HAILEY BOYS ENLIST. (Capital News Special Service.) Halley, Dec. 13.—The Halley boys who have left this weok In answer to their country's call are as follows: Frank Plughoff for Pocatello, to enlist in the Twentieth engineers, Clarence M. 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