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BILL GIVING LEGAL Measure Pending: Before Senate Should Receive Approval of Legislature Say Those In terested. APPROPRIATION TOO HIGH Continuance of County Councils of Defense Held to Be Nec essary—National Organiza tion Believes This to Be Important. T)i<> present legislature Is tirprra to pnss Ir.cislrition tli.it will provide lor f'r development of i.• ninrinily county organizations nnd perninnent slate leadership. This request is made by the council of national defense in a communication to members of the state organization. There is at present pending before the senate a bill seel, Ins 1.1 legalize the state council or go.nlzatio! It carries an appropriation o f 500.000 which, It is held bv tlio.-v associated with slate council work, could be rut in two and still be more than ample te meet the needs of the organization for any emergency. NEED ORGANIZATION. The communication received by the state council from the national council says in part: "Community councils are the unit of the council of defense system, upon White Voile 40-inch fine white voile, sheer, crisp and dain- fiT A t>. : yard, 30-inch fine Daisy Xa 1 nsook suitable for fine under wear in snow white and pink, yarl"*-*V 4 ' * 4 '•# WF PLACE ON SALF. A Special Purchase of SILKS Wednesday AT A BIG DISCOUNT m REMENDOUS PURCHASE AND SALE OF one of America's high grade silk company's surplus silk stock, one of the largest silk manu facturers in the country, a well established house famous for high grade silks, closed out to us their entire surplus stock of plain and fancy silks, nov elt.y silks, black and colored silks, at a remarkable discount from regular prices. These silks are all high class in style and quality no inferior grades are to be found—all qualities are perfect in every particular. This is unquestion ably a most extraordinary opportunity for you to secure stylish silks at less than unusually wholesale prices. It is the most important event that our silk department has ever put before the public. Here is your opportunity for (Wednesday). We are going to sell de arable silks in the most dependable qualities at less in many cases than wholesale cost of raw material. <Ö-Inch All Silk Crepe de Chine, Yard, 98c a'-imli all pure silk crop«*, do rhino: brig spring wear: comes in blank. nav\. Ian. pin green, burgundy, Copenhagen. white, el In yard Wednesday, at. vard . In-Irons, soft. Hinging silks: ideal for billin', brown, idle, liplil bine. ru--iau rrepo de rhino that lias sold up Qg 500 Yards of Fine Satin Messalines F.mbracing an assortment «*f n an than forty fashionable. hades and including all white I ami n!i black, will be placed on I sab* Wednesday at tlu; exiraordi- ! duced p 36-Inch All Silk Wash Satin at $1.49 Yard silk, one Wa-h Satin, all pi yard wide; comes in guaraiit. *'.l to lanral G» f 4 perf» -et I;.. at, ;;ml. I .til .f. y; $1.19 which is i osu hi r . I'-ss than one-half tin filing in-lee. 1000 Y ards of Color ed All Silk Chiffon Taffetas '»m* van] m jo; lustrous quality, r.<: Im nabl«' street shades in na\ blur, cnlijen l»rowit. refu«j;i, tan. I'Urgund'. « ♦>!»« ob, mon, dark gi< « n, *•'' <>• « bit«', black, f t«.. e-half of reff White Imported Jap Pongee, Special at $1.49 Yard 39-in« it import« «! snow white all pure silk .lap Pongee; soft, lus P"us and pr«*tty f«r nndergar rr. $ 1.49 Xeu Spring l ; onlards I 'on i t rds v. hi oh is less t ha n ular selling price. 36-Inch all 1n ;i d I bo lemling new spring sll; 'd«b ; soft, lustrous and putty; vard..... il*- . ■ i i ii**-, $1.49 36-Inch Silk Poplin 98c Yard hilk I'uplin for outtioor «vç.,r; •ill fully ii ycnl mMp, ox.-pllor.l. qiiiilily iKii.lin, will, a womlcrful hii;h hisirr: Immense assortment ,,c sh.-ules whit», black. pj,,]. • "I - 1 ' 1 but suatl . i,j «g luy n. old ri.s, . \ i,|.. *'«5« Wash Silks I'ully :ai inches wide, soft, lus lr " ,ls u ml lurtly. siiitalde for dresses and waists, eûmes tu lav '"•I' I ■ ' e i,i|e, 1,|,|, . , , « * 1 - sida, p.lii -i;,y. , i. . ar .J **«*V 500 Ï a rds (Chinese Pongee at 59c Y arc! î'Ort < n.:- of ha ml w r,\ en all rillt ( «rim • Pongee, :J im b«-• wj«1e .suitable for wniats, « j i « s ......... ft .. Wed nesday only, >ard....... . Ilii'ri A 59 c DON'T FUSS WITH Musterole Works Easier, Quicker and Wi thout th e Blister There's no sense in mixing a mess of mustard, flour and water when you can easily relieve pain, soreness or stillness with a little clean, white Musterole. Musterole is made of pure cul of mus* tard and other helpful ingredients, com bined in the form of the present white ointment It takes the place of out-of date mustard plasters, and will not blister. Musterole usually gives prompt relic! from sore throat, bronchitis, tonsilitis croup, stiff neck, asthma, neuralgia, head ache, congestion, pleurisy, rheumatism lumbago, pains and aches of the back ci joints, sprains, sore muscles, bruises, chil blains^ frosted feet, colds of the cheal (it often prevents pneumonia). 30c and 60c jars; hospital size $2.50. which, more than any other, depends the successful conduct of the work now in hand. They have amply dem onstrated tlmir value as a war emer gency organization. Sirpc the emer gency work of the period of demobili zation is more local and decentralized than the emergency work of the war, community councils are more needed now than ever before. They are need ed not only to carry nut tho work of the stati* councils of defense and state divisions of t he woman's commit te« of the council of national defense, but to strengthen the hands m every federal agency, and to weld together in under standing, sympathy nnd unity of pur pose, and effort, the work of all offi cial nnd unofficial agencies in tho community during the present emer gency. For tho purpose of the present national nnd state i rograms alone, every effort should be mode to main tain at full efficiency n state-wide system of community councils. "Community councils, however, are of more than present valu - The com munity organization which they have initia teil is a permanent need of the Cuite«! States, and permanent provi sion should be made for it by legisla tion. MEANS COMMUNITY INTEREST. "Community organization will bring into our national life a much needed element of co-operative endeavor and civic orderliness, which will go far to make our government both democratic and efficient in public so . The organization of nil communities will develop n new community conscious ness, fellowship and pride, and a new means of community action. It will provide for the drawing together and articulai ion of the various voluntary agencies at work in the romniunity. so that v.dthmit in any way stifling or interfering with the individual integ rity of any, they will present i united front to community problems and be supported in their work by the co operation of every member of tho com munity. It will develop an intelligent, communie interest and sense of re sponsibility in the improvement of buildings, grounds, streets and parts of the community, and in the «'«-im munity health, sanitation, and general welfare; and it will lea«] to the initia tion of action on behalf of tho whole community upon these matters It will bring about community recreation and community social activity, which arc so greatly needed, especially in our smallest communities nnd our larged cities. It will provide a r< ady emit e-t between the community and the forces of the state and nation, so that each individual in the community can be brought into more intimate contain and working relationship with the work and problems outside of his im mediate environment so that the voice of the community may become articu late. on state, national and community affairs, and so that at any time the assistance of all members of the com munity can be quickly mobilized by tin* stale or nation to meet new prob lems and emergencies. "Without impairing in the least «h - gree their individuality and independ ence nrul their responsibility to their respective state or national organiza OKEH HARROW Collar 25 CENTS EACH CLUETT. PEABODY (iCa/w takers I ilil.lll- I III. ,|,'V ..f official liilil \ »pirn m ate and orga nia zt ions, strengthen 11 act th the commuait > ami and will bring to the ;,id ol dertakings the full support *»f vies and individuals nf th«* hy, thus iu«-re:i sing the f|e\j d strength of •h official as w«-ll as unofficial agency ami «hawing all together in mutual helpfulness. Kin.illy tiie organization of the com munity wall incn-.iso the richness and purposefulness of the life of tin mem ber;- of tin* community brought to 1 j J j j I TO THE PUBLIC I here has recently been presented to the Senate and House of Representatives of the Idaho Legislature, a resolution, passed by the Fourth Annual Convention of the Idaho State bederation of Labor, which embodies so many gross misrepresentations us to the condition of the mines and miners of the Coeur d'Alene District, that tlie undersigned Companies, operating in the district, feel compelled to publicly deny them. I he resolution is given in the first column below, while the actual facts are given in the parallel column: I hc Resolution I W IIKHKAS. AI ( e 11 1 i « 111 lms been called lu the Mein. Slat»- l'edei-atinii nf Labor by tlie Burke Mine. Mill end Sineltermen s l uinn No. In of tlie conditions preveiiing in tin' Coeur d'Alene mining district, and WIIKBKAS. The miners in most workings of the ebnve mentioned district hove been persuaded to remain el their posts b\ I'iling cleims I'nr exemption on industrial ei'tiunds. ami seemingly ef'ler the armistice whs signed the Iced merket w as sei/etl b\ slock manipulators nnd «•aiiscd a greet drop mi 11 1 « ■ American lead merket w hile the London merket snored higher then euer before. The Facts Many of the employes of the mines filed claims for exemption ; though probably not more than among a like number of men in other industries. They made these «daims, in almost all cases, of their own volition. In some eases, however, an efTort was made to obtain exemption l"r employes, tliese efforts being made under instruc tions ITom tbe I . s Bureau of Mines. The price of lead lias declined, ns was to he expoHori e< soon as tlie war demand censed. It is not flic result if me ni pu le I inn I ml simplv the iuevif able result nf supply 'mam falls : ■ I eel Tim Iced ■en not b me mim old; the price iipi lose, Hull tin' London price of lead rose after Bio ins!' ed of felling, i due to the action of the, ruinent, which wn-. the owner of a large ton metal, which it desired to dispose of at a I did by arbiI rarity fixing the price and pro Lnplond of lead from this liibilintr the importation ml end other ommtri bill I bei r irgor prod nee r.~ i emwiiig tiuniseli end f III i W III Bl. \M Seme of Hie mining compenie m •bleed llieir i IllpleU - |e purebe-e l.ilicrl« Bonds oil Bit iiislellment plan, willi Ihe miderslendmg Biel if allot making partial peuiicnb, Ihe employes found il impossi ble lo make final payments, tlie emplou-r would refund Ihc pa \ 111 1- 11 1 s made and assume ownersliip of tin- Bond' and « • i « I x I w o of Ihr t'loeur d' \letie mines have closed, lempornrilv I'hey employed together approximately •chi men. which i far from being thousands." On the oile r band, five a! least, of tho mines are now employing more men Ilian they employed last summer, when the war was in full progress. « None of tlie mining eompanie» sold bonds: but » 11 , ■ | - •' palriotie fbily. urged their employes to buy bonds to 'be utmost of llieir ability. To facilitate their purchase* Bn companies arranged so that the men might pay for •be bonds in m ni 1 1 b ly mslallrnents, carrying them for the «Iclcrred pa.ymenls wilhoul interest. The only promise made b\ the companies was that they would take over the bonds of any cmplove called lo tlie colors. This they did. In man« oilier eases also, where employes for good rea '....... 'iseriptiorts. Hie companies, railed llieir : • ...... ........ " r.ie-. 1 1j.liens, , ut) companies, a I Bmiigli under im obligalion to do so, took up the bonds n "l refunded lim amounts paid lliereon. The total omis s 0 taken by tlie companies exceeds amount soi 1.11 Qi) Ù W IILBLAS, The mining companies have broken failli with llieir emplou's b\ refusing to refund the amounts paid in for Ihc bonds; therefore. «> BL IT BI'SillA 1 . 1 ». That xvr Bic tdabo Stale l ed era I mn ol Labor, in com en I mn assembled, protest age i list the above mentioned actions, and : BL. IT LI BTIILIi ItLSUlA LB. That copie- of Ibese resolulions be seul to the l*rcsid» , nl of (lie I oiled Slates. Ihc Scerclar« of War. the Secretary of the Treasury, the Seerelar« of Labor, the (iovernor of the Stale of Idaho. Ihe Legislature of llie Stale ol Idaho. Ihe President of the American Federation of Labor, and to the President of Ihe lidernaliomtl l iiion of Mine, Mill and Smeller W orkers. II may he properly slated here tlial for almost three yea in addition lo llieir regular wages. The bonus is on a s | j, j ;, has now declined lo Ü 1 cents, at wJiidi price the scale calls pa.'dig ■M.o"i a day; thereby maintaining the total of wage I here lias been on breach of faith on tha part of I lie milling com panic preceding paragraph. lac are ns stated in th» • He 1 ioeiir d Alone miners have been receiving a bonus : scale, based on the price of lead. And while tbe price or a bonus of fill« cents a day. the companies are actually and bonus al sù.gô. the same as «« lien lead was N cents. •• |l 'i'o has been no decrease in the cost of producing lead, but the mctnl is worth Lô I a ton loss Ilian il was «« oi'ib •" " '""n I lis ago. % W Idle (lie companies are doing Ibis no«« there c no certain I y that they can continue to do so. Bunker Hill & Sullivan Mining Sc Concentrating Co. Caledonia Mining Co. Federal Mining & Smelting Co. Gold Hunter Mining & Smelting Co. Hecla Mining Co. Hercules Mining Co. Interstate Callahan Mining Co. Sierra Nevada Cons. Mining Co. Tamarack & Custer Cons. Mining Co. •tlmi in n common interest and In tin* f<■llnwship for common alms and t'h'als. lo .scour« the gains in corn munit.y organization which have been attatined through the development of community councils nnd to provide for p* nnanent community organization in your state, is thus of great nnd endut ing Importance. U •• tficrcfore earnestly recommend !Uit at the present session « » f the »tat« i « ui m la 1 sii« you secure the oiHtetincm nf I eg i slat ion which will provide for tin* devolojiment of community organ iMtioii and for permanent state bad • '•ship to all organized eommunifn \\ «• sugg* st that such leadership !>«■ vested in a bureau or commission «.»injM.sc«! «.f representatives «*f tho; • >lat« department» such as the «i« parliiUMits or agriculture, labor and e«l ucati'»n which «orne in most intimate contact with th« »mall cotumuniti« IP this means the organized contiiui imt.ies will be made of must dir« . t assista tnee to the state exe«*uliv<> «1« - partments, and these statt* depart. monts made «*f most assistance to the Individual communities. The static. «•reatinT such a community org.uc t ion burea u nhould provide for a e « ti.il « X « titive office and, if possible, ja staff of field worker». The aim <«f this bureau sliould be to develop in . ! j I i I ! BI-NESIA WILL STOP INDIGESTION PAINS IN FIVE MINUTES 'b \ on can have your money back f«»r the s i j iic. If you «offer from gastritis, in 'tinn. dyspepsia if food lies like Lad Ht«unn«di and the rkage <*f Bi nesia h - t«. Jo.«. Whitehead iggist and' get a pa I « l*l«.*ts. HYtke two <»? three after 1 * a I or whenever pain is fell, and i dl soon be telling vorn- friends how >*« I rbl of stomach troidde. Ho sure t> •-k f«»! 1 Bi-nesla, ev. i , g«*nuin« paekag' f which contains a binding guarante« «> itisfaction or money l»ack. Adv • h cornrnunit. . «, t «if existing « « gatdzatirm.i, and itilizing c<»mtaffuit> • «»uneilK. farm bureaus, lied <Y«, - '«haptei., or conus uritv centers as mi «'lei wherever th - . ...ist, w« U i «au.de«! organized « oinmtinities. When sm. 1 i : L II*.til has I»«-« a • , .Misled, th*' at a to council should arrange that the rrnii muni «y cumv ils n««w reporting t«» it are trarisiViTo.i with the* good will «d* tlie : tate «'«iuiic'I l.\ the pt-nnanent Piano moving ttttifln rasy. Call 7S. Peaslev Transfer £ Storage Co.— Adv SCHREIBER —AND— SIDENFADEN UNDERTAKERS AND EMBALMERS Finest Undertaking Estab lishment and Funeral Chapel in tha State Private Ambulance. ns-su a tmo ofc tt Mi*«* rm Second Hand Goods of all kinds bought. Highest price paid. Call Phono 301-J. People's Furnit're Store 1018 Main Straet.