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ganda Quiz Says W. J. Bryan Only Lukewarm Toward Wilson s Campaign in 1916. Washington, Jan. IS- Letters, al leged to have been written by J. J. Dickinson to George Sylvester Viereck, were read into the record late yester day when the Overman committee, probing German propaganda, resumed its sessions. The letters were signed by Wingate. Dickinson admitted that he had used that name in much of his correspond ence and identified several "of the let ters. The letters dealt with the politi cal situation in the summer of 1910, and referred frequently to our foreign affairs. One of the letters dated June 4, said, In part: "I was not hero when Bryan was last In Washington, but 1 have learned from two or three of his intimates who talk ed with him that will give the Wilson cause only the most perfunctory sup port in his campaign. This will also mark the course of Speaker Clark." THE TUMULTUOUS. Referring to Mrs. Bryan, tho Utter read: "She is o very able and a very de termined woman. She loathes the whole Wilson outfit, and especially Tumulty, the tumultuous." Another letter dated June 21, read: "Both sides want the hyphen vote and both sides will make desperate ef forts to get tho vote. What concerns me most of all is that an attempt should be made deliberately t<> harness this great nation up to England. I know from personal observation and research | that England is dying." Another letter dated July 30, r*ad: "Our navy has been secretly instruct ed to work against the interest of the central powers. A considerable ch - inent of tho navy, whom 1 happen to know personally, is opposed to discrim ination between tho nations but most of this element is favorably Inclined to ward the Teutonic element." ________ __ . TO BODY OF CORPSE. Another le tter dated Juno 23, sent to i Viereck, read: | ''As further evidence of my convie- j tion of a shrewdly devised scheme to tio np to tho body of a corpse—Eng- ! land - is the propaganda started by the j Wilson forces to place the blame for the existing advancing situation in Mexico upon Germany." A letter to Viereck dated Oct. 24, j 39111 , regarding an alleged conversation , with tho president at Shadow Lawn, ; was read into tho record. Dickinson! denied tho identity of the letter. It!'" read in part: I "On tho general subject of the by- ! I phenate, lie seemed wholly at case. He ! - •- ■ 1 id he believed that a year ago their blood had been so heat, that they were violently against him. He added, however, that ho was con vinced that their blood had cooled and that only their exclamatory leaders were In tho main the only elements that persistently took an unfair view of his conduct. He talked as if he were con vinced that the poll in November would surprise the professional politicians in the largo proportion of the so-called hyphenated vote that would be east for him. He had on his desk, while talking to me about you, a full copy of the statement you had prepared for tho press in regard to the Bidder statement concerning Stine and Burleson." d against him. ! DELEGATES OF (Continued from Page One) proceedings, the league of nations will b© the first issue taken up. This will be done at the insistence of Presi dent Wilson. Fremier Clemenceau is the one who is expected to bring t up for discussion. The delegates included the follow ing: United States; President Wilson, Secretary Lansing, Henry White, General Bliss. Great Britain: Premier Lloyd George, Foreign Secretary Balfour, Bonar Law, George M. Barnes. France: Premier Clemenceau. For eign Minister Pichon, Marshal Foch (generalissimo of the allies.) Italy: Premier Orlando, Foreign Minister Sonnino, General Diaz. Japan: Viscount Chinda, ambassa dor to Great Britain; Baron Matsui, ambassador to Fiance. Belgium; Foreign Minister Hymns, Emile Vandervelde, minister of jus tice. Greece: Premier Venizel >s and For eign Minister Politis. Serbia: Premier Pachltch. ARAB CHIEF SEATED. With great dignity the . full com missions of tho associated powers, in cluding two representatives of the king of Hedjaz, desert potentate who helped whip the Turks, gathered in the historic clock room, having won their contenltnn in tho preliminaries. Belgium and Serbia had three dele gates of two each, as previously an nounced. The crowds outside had glimpses of motor ears, the flags of the nations that crushed Germany fluttering from them as they whisked tho represen tatives into the court yard. Thwe was frequent cheering ami applause. Under the alphabetical arrange ments which the delegates were seated in tho conference room, the Americans were placed at the head of the table on the right hand of Premier Clemenceau. Great doors leading to the clock hall were thrown open so that diplomats and others In vited to witness the initial sitting could observe the proceedings from adjoining chambers. , FURNITURE COMPANY SUIT AGAINST 0. S. L. The Oregon Short Lino Railroad company was made defendant in a $29,372.71 damage suit filed Thursday afternoon in district court by the Allen-Wright Furniture company to cover the loss of their warehouse, de stroyed by fire August 13, 1918. Join ing the furniture concern in the suit ore nine insurance companies which carried insurance on tho buildings and contents to the amount of $13,000. Tho complaint alleges that the warehouse, valued at $*,032 with its contents, val ued at $23,740.71, was burned because of the negligence of the Short Line employes in failing to put out a grass fire started by sparks from an engine which burned to the warehouse and set it on fire. rayi | movies, BRITISH WIVES OF YANK DOUGHBOYS COMING OVER London, Jan. 18.—The English in vasion of America is about to start. An army of British is heading for New V ork. The transport Plattsburg will arrive tlicr ■ about January 29, with the first 27 English girls who married Ameri doughboys. Three hundred more 4 Vil! follow soon. Tue Red Cross is all expenses. Movies, Pool Halls, Cigar Stores and Soft Drink Parlors Al lowed to Resume Business; Non-Visiting Order Still in Effect. At 12 noon today, the quarantine on pool halls, cigar stores and soft drink establishments, will he au tomatically lifted, and Boise folk will again be allowed to haunt their usual p'aces of amusement, though the or der forbidding families, friends and m ighbors to visit each others homes will be continued in effect. At n meeting of the health hoard Friday, st was also decided that hospitals must observe the quarantine régula - . lions the same as homes. People who have important bus! i tv >s to transact with "flu" patients | such as drawing up will«;, etc., will be j permitted t visit thorn for a very ishort time upon securing a permit ! from the city health offvo. Coffins j must be aled over In Hie future, or glassed ever, so that Iheie will he no possibil;- of spreading tlie disease 'daring funeral servi« * s. j For the benefit of the public, these at the tract: aiUiu" orjjer will , section ' ; continu.: P Hi persons are her* ay forbidden It!'" v 1 the home or premises oocu I pied by another except in < so of ne ! evs.-itv fr°m Saturday ne- ,, January I is, to Thursday noon, January : here ! ls ; 10 JJ hursda y noon, Ja i. .1 ry 23. 1 ' Children of one farm!»' «»•« n ! Prohibited from associating with or going to tho home of an iHer family fi> :n Saturday noon, Ja: .vy 18, to Thursday noon, January 23. Rigid quarantine will be continued on all homes same as in the past which are afflicted with the disease, r.i:d people mo cautioned Minst vis iting homes in quarantine which have je t been released. Only five new cases were reported Friday, the decrease heir : due fo the advent of warmer wrath< according to the board of health. MAY ANNOUNCE DETAILS OF YANKEE CASUALTIES Washington, Jan. 1 9. Chief of Staff March proposed today to an nounce tho number of replacements furnished each combatant division. This is practically equivalent to giv ing each division's total casualty list. His purpose was to still the persis tent reports in various parts of the country as to exaggerated losses. WANT $10 TON FOR BEETS. Twin Falls,'Idaho. Jan. 18- .V meet ing of Idaho beet growers, held here under the auspices of the state farm bureau, voted te» request the state farm bureau to endorse the action of the Utah farm bureau in accepting the $10 per ton flat rate payment for beets this year. An amendment to postpone action for sixty days pend ing an investigation to dot"! min»* a fair share «*f the profits of the in dust i y to the beet groweis w as voted down. Fred G. Taylor, general manage ç of the Amalgamated Sugar company, cave estimate.', of the cost of produc ing sugar in his factories this year at $7.97 per 100 pounds. WILSON CABLES THANKS. New York, Jan, IS-A cablegram of appreciation of a ineetu • . in New York fa\ •*'; the bagua ■ nations was received It.my Glows. New York banker, from President Wilson. The text, mads public today, follows: *'[ received with tho deepest inter est and gratification the action of the mass meeting at < arnegie hall and am glati to report that the prospects for p.n greoment upon a league of na tions are at pit • nt most satisfac tory." KILL BAN ON SHIP MOVEMENTS. Washington, Jan. 18.—The shipping board has removed all restrictions governing the movements of ships both sailing and steam, it has been an nounced here. .V tiling vessels and ships under 2590 tons capacity were prohibited from making trans-Atlantic voyages during the war because of the slow speed of such boats. Vessels of all kinds may now go wherever their cargoes are destined. Plano moving mad« easy. Call 71. Peasley Transfer 4. Storage Co.—Adf. öiMIoxor NORTHWEST CASUALTIES IDAHO. Wounded severely— Private Charles H. l^iwallen, Welser. Died of disease—Private George T. Yandt.venter, ltupert. WASHINGTON. Killed in action—Privates George MeGovvn, Garfield; Leon A. Beebe, Rochester. Returned to duty, pr vlously re ported missing—Privates Roy Mold. Prosser; Colqurl Rudd, Seattle. OREGON. Killed in action—Private Edwin J. Kelly, Drain. The following casualties are report ed by the commanding general of the American expeditionary forces; Killed in action................... ÏS Died of wounds .................. -D Died from accident mid other causes ........................... s Died of disease ................ P'S Wounded severely ............... HO Wounded, degree undetermined... 83 Wounded slightly ................ H Missing in action ................ 0 Total 4SS FORMER ATTORNEY OF BOISE DIES IN CALIFORNIA Many people of Boise will be sur prised to barn that Orville E. Jackson, I former well known mining attorney of Boise, died in California last June. Word of his death was received hero a few days ago by George Leppert in a letter from Mrs. Jackson. Mr. Jack hon was interested, in some mining property with Mr. Leppert and others, and notice of their action at the an nual mee'ing was sent to him, an an swer being received from Mrs. Jackson announcing his death more than six months ago. Mr. Jackson was one of the- large stockholders in the Big Giant property md other mining property in this territory. NORTHERN IDAHO INDIAN HELD ON Ml IP DFR PH A RPF ! IVIUnUEin UnMnUC. --- j Charged with murder In the first de (tree, Meclore Bohn, an Indian on tho I Coeur d'Alene reservation, is in the , Idaho to make investigations in con- j noction with tho case, and also of oth- j or murders since that date, which are j believed to have been tho work of tho same Indian. county jail at Coeur d'Alene, having been arrested by the federal authori ty on the charge of killinng -Mary Louise Massalow, In November, 1914. His arrest was the result of Investiga tions made by a special government agent, who secured numerous affida vits relative to the death of the wom an, with whom Bohn had been living, and which it is believed, with other evidence at hand, will bo sufficient to convict him of the crime. J. It. Smcno, assistant United Slates dist rie tattorney, has gone t.o north ! FREIGHT BOAT* SUNK. London, Jan. 3 8.—Tho American freight boat Lake Erie lias been sunk in a collision in the Bristol channel, it was announced today. Tho Lake Krie left Cardiff for In verness at 6 o'clock Thursday evening. Seventy miles out she collided with the British steamer Hazel Branch (4734 tons) off Livernoch head. Sim sank in shallow water, nad it is be lieved she can be raised. There were no casualties. FLOODS DESTROY S. A. TOWN. Rio Janeiro, Jan. IS.--The town of Calhoa in the state of Minas Geraos has been destroyed by the sudden rising of the Arasuahy river, according to dis patches received today. AT THE MAJESTIC TONIGHT. BEAUTIFUL SCENERY IN 'BROADWAY BILL" The use of beautiful backgrounds, characteristic of all of Harold Lock wood's Metro wonder plays, is one of the -distinguishing /features 'of that. star's newest screen romance, "Broad way Bill," which will be shown at the Majestic theater tonight. This is an episode showing night life in one of the big cafes of Broad wav and for these scenes the producers erected u set duplicating the dining (loom of on© of Broadway's most fa I I (Continued from Page One.) chamber nt .Fit; during Poincare'a speech. Ho tiptoed to his sent. When Poincare arrived lie shook hands with all the delegates. CLEMENCEAU CHAIRMAN. Prcim- r Clement eau was made chair man. President \\ ilson nominated him. Premier Lloyd George and Italian For eign Minister Sonnino seconded the motion. Vice presidents wer© then elected, representing each of tho four great powers. Bach power nominated a member of the committee on drafting credentials. Powers with limited interests were asked to send memoranda on questions of territory, finance, economics, etc., particularly interesting to each. Tho conference was officially start ed at 3:08 when Poincare started speak ing. Two hundred correspondents and diplomats looked on from the adjoining room. Andre Tardieu was the first delegate to enter the room, at 2:48 p. m. Henry White was the first American delegate, entering at 2:49. Marshal Foch ap peared and the others followed rapidly. Wilson and Clemenceau carno in at 2:ô4. There was no demonstration. Wilson chatted with the other delegates and there was a general shaking of hands. Afterward Clemenceau and Wilson stood for a few moments in smiling conversation. (Continued From Page One.) such a nucleus of two regiments regulations in each division, the mass of the American cavalry stationed on the border, coast, artillery forces used in sea const defense, largo medical personnel for reconstruction hospitals, demobilizing and embarkation detach ments and certain staffs of personnel. Men in this permanent list will be carefully checked over so as to bring down to a minimum those compelled to remain. Match admitted that, some com- plaints had come In that, demobiliza- tion is too fast at present. Public "bin ion, * 1C said, appeared to be di videdf somo persons, claiming it was too fast and some too slow. Tn< i dentally, French papers received by March insist upon faster demoblllsa eon there. France is demobilizing by ses and has discharged the 1887, 1888, 1899 and reservists. March had planned to announce to day the replacements of all < inhal ant divisions. Instead of so doing he postponed the announcement until hr can give the exact casualties by di vision. SPOTTED FOR EARLY CONVOY. Washington. Jan. 18 The * wing army units have been ,nod to early convoy. Second battalion and modi' ! do tnebment of 372nd infantry and 271st infantry (both 'C.rd division); eleventh cnaim : ; ; Ui and 1 - th « n gineers complete; third evacuation ambulance PRAYERS VS. INFLUENZA. Salem, Ore., Jan. IS Tomorrow will he a day of prayer throughout Ore gon, In accordance with a proclama tion of Governor Withveonibc, who requests citizens of th ■ state to ask Divine aid in the fight ay: m t influ enza. Eleven o'clock is the hour that has been particularly designed for prayer. $2,000,000 BILL FOR ROADS. Olympia, Jan. is Two million dol lars will he spent on highway.* to re lievc the unemployment situation, i the senate roads and brid tee i an rush through Y for recommendation, .Mom conference yesterday, Sen: announced a program had been out lined and agreed upon. unmit Ir-ady Icon mous hotels. The managem- nt of the hotel gave the producers every co operation to make the reproduction ac curte, and to preserve the atmospiiero of the original, their efforts going to the extent of loaning the services of their waiters and cigarette girl and a large quantity of dining room equip ment. The outdoor scenes of "Broadway Bill'* were photographed in Florida and jin Maine, and there is a pleasing con trast of the picturesque rustic view obtained In the south with the wild mid-winter snow scenery of tho north, »which was photographed in Maine. | j PHOTOPLAY THEATERS OPEH TODAY! HAROLD LOCKWOOD IN A DRAMA OF BROADWAY NIGHT LIFE AND THE LUMBERLANDS OF THE NORTH "BROADWAY BILL" MAJESTIC COMEDY-SCENIC THE "SHELL GAME" A FAST MOVING DRAMA FILLED WITH LAUGHS AND THRILLS WITH EMMY WEHLAN AND ALL STAR CAST COMEDY SCENIC STRAND TODAY nnnn nr I3HP bUilU Hl TibU (Continued From Page One.3 conferences will take Place i ■hilc the legislation calling for the levy is pending before the 1 resent legisla BUDGET IN DETAIL. • Tim suggested budget sho\ ring the apportionment of the Î 1,850,000 Is as follows: FEDERAL AID. Post Forest. North and south.....$ lo'j.noo $ 75.000 Idaho Pacific ....... 20,000 Yellowstone Park ... 50,000 Lewis-Clark....... 63,000 North Pacific ....... 25,000 Sawtooth Park ..... 61 000 Idaho Central ...... 30,000 Cassia............. 7,000 Tr.tr, 1.............$ 520,000 $274,000 Highways— State Funds. North and south ..... S 53,(1110 Idaho-Pacific ........ 342.000 Yrlliwstonc Park ..... 71.000 1.1 wis-Clark . . Panhandle .... North Pacific. . Sawtooth Park Idaho Outrai • Pause-Arrow l oci Bliss-Shoshone Malad Valley . Idaho-Utah ... Idaho-Oregon . 63.000 4.7.000 ! 122,000 I 5.000 I 40.000 ' 7.000 ! 32.000 ! 35.000 44.000 27.000 Total ........... Highways - Ninth .and south . Ida ho-Pacific ---- Yellowstone Parie Lewis-« 'lark . ... Panhandle ....... North Pacific ---- Sawtooth Park ... Idaho Central .... Boise-Arrow reck . !, iss-Shoshom Ma lad Valley Idaho-l tail Idaho-Urcgon .....$1,514,000 'mint y Funds. .....$ 717,000 ..... 654,000 ..... 90,000 .... 385,000 j ..... 124,000 I ..... 73,000 j ..... 3 83,000! ..... 34,000 I ..... 79,000 ! ..... 28,000 I ..... 64,000 j ..... 68,000 ..... 86,000 ..... 55,000 Total I Hirin' ____$2.440,000 Uroi'd Total ____ S 1 ,s 1 4.000 Ida ho-Pacific ............. Yellowstone Park ......... Lewis-dark ..... « ........ Panhandle ................. North Pacific ............. Sawtooth Park ............ Idaho CVntr.al ............. Boise -A now lock .......... 1 diss-Shoshone ............ . 1,016,000 211.000 377.000 IS 6,0 00 103.000 366.000 69.000 119.000 42.000 06, LÖ0 Idalio-Ulah '............... . iso. nnn Idaho-Oregon ............. 82,000 Total ................... .$1,754,000 ADDITIONAL. Overhead expense ......... . J 50,OOO IPimburse count»« s ....... 60.000 Maintenance overdraft ..... 60,000 $ 338,000 tiiand total ............. . $1,850,000 6 PLAYERS TRANSFERRED IN THREE-CORNERED DEAL New York. Jan. l c >. \ three-cornered •a.vebaII deal hrs !• en ariangeii where by Oscar Yitt, Poiroit third jliii'Uiiai. . nd Pi:.Ter Dumont of \\ Min' ton w ill go to tho Boston American« SimMon, Washington out bidder; Pitch« r Love of Boston and i. i \ :,.; ■ fill of Washington will go to 1'etmlt; Jan vi in. second b;tse man of Boston, will go to Washington. NEARLY ONE THIRD DRAFT ENTRIES PHYSICALLY UNFIT AVnsMnstun, Jan. 1* Nearly onr thlrd of tli" men ph> dcnlh examined for the army fail' ll to qualify for serv lire. Ti> cause of this startling record, of poor physique, an effort Is bf^ng made, through the reserve officers', (training camps and 2r.o schools end 'colleges .to make and keep tlic men physically fit for sor\ Ire at all times. PHONE 7.1 for bactrage wagons. Prompt service. Peasley Transfer .4 Storage Co.—Adv. AUSTRALIA TO (Continued from pago one.) sharing In proportion to the part she took in the war. KEEP POWDER DRY. "We believe In the league of nations, but we must not Impair the nation's right to free government, and though the league would be a valuable Instru ment to maintain world peace we must keep our powder dry. "I don't know precisely what free dom of the seas means, but Australia is surrounded by a const line 12,000 miles long- as long as the distance from Anslrlla to Rngland—and we are unable to protect this ourselves: there fore wo must depend on Britain to oppos" any plan taking away her na val supremacy." Give Candy Cascarets to a Bilious, Constipated Child j I j I ! I j Mother gives me a candy Cascaret when 0 I am cross, sick and won't play." rr 34 ch TO MOTHERS! Each ten cent box of Cascarets, candy cathartic, contains full directions for dose for children aged one year old and up wards. Nothing else "works" the nasty bile, sour fermentations and constipation poison from the tender little bowels so gently, yet so thoroughly. Even cross, feverish, bilious children gladly take Cascarets without being coaxed. Cascarets taste just like candy. Cascarets never gripe the little bowels, never sicken, never injure, but above all, they never disappoint the worried mother. j j PÎNNEY THEATRE ONE NIGHT ONLY Matinee and Night. SATURDAY, JAN. 18. Quve r Moeqftù JP.-ej*nts [[HARLOTTE GREENWOOD-^ fewjne Fastest and Funniest MUSlCAiJARCE PRICES: se, $1.50, $1.00, Book 4m Oliver Morosco s Elmer Harris" Music & Lyrics 6y Earl Carroll Tdntrüb Alloue, j. CL£\/E.fV-CorïtP»ANJ. 5Tdw«iwcr GriRxtf, crrtcTive 5 cemci«i An All Stär cast Matln ÿ 50 with a Chorus 3 ^ Night, $2.00. C $1.50, vCAUfpRNm .ma MILITANT SUFFRAGISTS RELEASED FROM CELLS Washington, Jan. IS.—Twenty-two militant euffraglsts, weak from hunger striking, were released from Jail early today. They had been locked up for "lighting fires on government prop el ty." Monday they burned copies of President Wilson's speeches la Europe In a "watch fire of freedom," before the white house. This, they said, was In protest for his failure to force through the suffrage amendment In the senate. TO PROBE STEEL CONTRACTS. Washington, Jen. IS.—War profits and all government contracts to the I Bethlehem Steel company will he In ! vestlgated by the war labor hoard, Joint Chairman Taft announced toda>.