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BILL DEFEATED IN THE STATE SENATE Killed by Being Indefinitely Postponed;* Pass Cowles Bill Making English Compulsory; Refuse Moody Report. The senate defeated the women eight hour bill. It wfts killed by indefinite postponement after having passed the house. The senate also refused to ac cept the biennial report of C. H. Moody, former adjutant general, because It was Incomplete, and passed the Cowles house bill which makes It compulsory for principals, professors and teachers to teach all subjects in rivate and pub lic schools in English. Senator Whitcomb, president pro tern of the sena'e, moved the indefinite postponement of the women eight-hour bill, by Drake and White, the two wo men members of the house. Senator Jteaman of Sd-tho Falls seconded the motion and in doing so said he had in his possession a petition from some COO women employed in the seed houses of the southeast asking that the bill do not pass as it would mean the loss of their Jobs. Coupled with it came a protest from the seed nou is managers, saying if the hill passed It would mean the shipmen'. cf products to the east in bulk as It was impossible :o werk under the law After this explanation, the senate voted almost unanimously to postpone the measure A little spice was injected into the •« «Mon by Senator Turner, chairman of the Nonpartisan league investigat ing committee, appointed at the re quest of Senators Robertson, Yenman and Seaver to investigate their records and ascertain if they received any bribe money for fighting the eminent domain bill for cities to condemn power plants for municipal use. Turner asked unanimous consent to investigate the entire article in question published In the Nonpartisan league organ. Imme diately claims were made that it was an attempt upon the part of the com mittee chairman to inject additional matter in the report, whereas it was appointed to investigate charges of three senators and was for that pur pose only and the senate reufsed to grant the permission asked. REFUSE TO ACCEPT REPORT . Former Adjutant General Moody came In for censure at the hands of several senators and his biennial report was rejected by the senate passing con current resolution No. .6 by the state affairs committee, refusing to accept the report as incomplete. It was claimed the report coHt the state $1, 391.50 and was incomplete and worth less. Senator St. Clair arose to the defense of Mr. Moody, asking if it was known whether it was his fault that the re port did not contain the draft figures of all counties and announced he was Informed the adjutant general had sought to get the information from each county from the draft boards but was unable to do so. MEASURES PASSED The following measures were passed: Senate bill 101 by Whitcomb—Re quiring acknowledgment of certified in struments executed by corporations to be signed by the president, vice-presi dent, secretary or assistant secretary. Senate bill No. 98 by the livestock committee Providing for the revising j of the state brand book and for re cording brands every five years, fixing a renewal fee at 50 cents. House bill No. 59 by Cowles—Making the use of the English language com pulsory in the grade schools of the state. House bill N'o. 76 by committee on roads, bridges and ferries—Providing a penalty for damages to highways by livestock and empowering sheriffs to make arrests. Resolutions and memorials passed were as follows: House joint resolution No. 6 by the Judiciary committee—Amending the constitution to increase the membership of supreme court from three to five justices. Senate concurrent resolution No. 6 by state affairs committee—Refusing to accept the biennial report of Adju tant General Moody as incomplete as several counties were entirely left out of the report. MEASURES KILLED The Benate killed house bill No. 82, providing for an 8-hour work day for women, the measure being indefinitely postponed. House Joint memorial by Jones was killed by a vote of 21 to 14. The mem orial asked congress to authorize an investigation of profiteering by pack ers and stock buyers, especially as to the manipulating of prices on steers and cows. Thirty-seven members of the senate voted to accept an invitation to attend a liberty loan luncheon Tuesday even | ] ing at 6 o'clock at the Commercial club ] rooms, the invitation being extended by Montle B. Gwinn, chairman of the state liberty loan committee. Two senators who had made previous engagements expressed regret at being unable to accept. Upon motion of Senator Whitcomb, the rules of the senate were changed and a rule ordered providing that no bills could be introduced after the 55th day of the session except through the alftlng committee to be composed of five members appointed by the chair. ANNOUNCEMENTS The Civil War Veterans' Lincoln Birthday association of Idaho, will hold a meeting in the G. A. R. hall Satur pose of settling up the business of the banquet and for the election of officers (or .the ensuing year. Ail veterans and members of the different auxiliaries It Is believed the coming census will ■how fully five times as many women as men school teachers In the United States. A CHILD DOESN'T LAUGH AND PLAY IF Look, Mother! Is Tongue Coat ed, Breath Feverish and Stomach Sour. "California Syrup of Figs" Can't Harm Tender Stomach, Liver, Bowels. A laxative today saves a sick child tomorrow. Children simply will not take the time from play to empty their bowels, which become clogged up with waste, liver gets sluggish, stomach sour. Look at the tongue, mother! If coated, or your child is listless, cross, feverish, breath bad, restless, doesn't eat heartily, full of cold or has sore throat or any other children's ailment, give a teaspoonful of "California Syrup of Figs," then don't worry, because it Is perfectly harmless, and In a few' hours all this constipation poison, sour bile and fermenting w'aste will gently move out of the bowels, and you have a well, playful child again. A thor ough "inside cleansing" is oftimos all that Is necessary. It should be the first treatment given in any sickn-ess. Bew'are of counterfeit fig syrups. Ask your druggist for a bottle of "Cal ifornia. Syrup of Figs," which has full directions for babies, children of all ages and for grown-ups plainly print ed on the bottle. Look carefully and see that it is made by the "California Fig Syrup Company."—Adv. Under CAPITOL Ü!?_ V.DOME STATE OFFICES TO CLOSE The statehouse will be closed Satur day in observance of Washington's birthday, which is a legal holiday. WORD FROM CAPT. CONNOR That Captain A. H. Connor, a former member of the governor's staff and for three terms a i^iember of the state leg islature from'Bonner county, has not Jost his arm by amputation in France, was the word which was received by Mrs. Roy I.. Black, wife of Attorney General Black. Captain Connor was wounded but his arm is fast getting well. MEET FOREST OFFICIALS The state land board met this morn ing with officials from the United j States forest reserve and discussed j matters pertaining to forest service fund, of which Idaho receives a share. ANOTHER RESTRAINING ORDER A restraining order to prevent the Humbird Lumber company from fur nishing water to the Northern Pacific Railroad company has been issued by | Judge Flynn of the Eighth district and ] files with the public utilities commis sion. Some time ago the rates charged by the Sandpoint Water & Light com pany were reduced on the assumption that the company would continue to sell its services to the Northern Paci fic. The Humbird Lumber company then contracted to furnish water to the railroad company and a petition asking that It be preserved from such action was filed with the commission. FAVORS CONSTRUCTIVE POLICY Governor DaviB In a telegram to Ar thur Thomasa, director of publicity for the Trans-Mississippi Readjustment Congress, announced that he favored the state and nation joining in recla mation fork and public improvements for furnishing employment for the re turned soldier and cited he favored a general policy of construction. The ] telegram was sent in response to an Inquiry for his views. POSLAM WANTS to help mm BROKEN-OUT SKIN When any Itching skin disease affects or when any slight eruptions! spot begins to itch and burn, apply Poslam. You may he confident that the trouble la having the right treatment, for you have called to your aid a healing power highly con centrated, active and persistent. Itching stops and the skin feels immeasureably grateful. In the treatment of virulent ec semu, acne, pimples and ail surface af fections, Poslam's results are quickly felt, and eeen. Sold everywhere. For free sample write to Emergency Laboratories, 243 West *7th St., New York City. Poslam Soap, medicated with Poslam, should be used if skin is tender and sensitive.—Adv. WANT ADS GIVE RESULTS LITTLE NEWS OF BOISE GO TO NEW MEXICO. James Farrell, accompanied by his son Sylvester F. Farrell, left this week for Nogales, N. M., where Mr. Farrell sr., will assist in taking charge of the America* mine. DIED IN GERMANY. Representative James D. Robertson of Ada county received a telegram Thursday notifying him that his nephew Lieutenant Joseph Murray jr., had died in Germany Feb. 7. DANCE A SUCESS. About the only costume not repre sented nt the masque hall given Thursday night by How-Llsh Whuinpa tribe of the Improved Order of Red Men, was that of the German kaiser or a German soldier, but every other nationality was there In proper re galia and the affair was a success both from a social and financial stand point. .BIRTHS. DRAKE—Mr. and Mrs. Thomas W. Drake of 2301 Resseguie street, a son, Feb. 19, at St. Alphonsus hospital. BUYS MORE PROPERTY. George A. Atwater, who- purchased a fine home In Boise last fall, has just closed deals for two more residence properties which he purchased as in vestments. One of the properties is a 7-room house at Nihth and Ada streets and the other a 5-rootn cot tage on North Twelfth street. VISITS FRIENDS HERE. H. A. Parker of Welser is visiting friends in Boise for a few days. He returned to Idaho recently from Camp Hill nt Newport News, Va. He has been in the service for some time and was a member of Company G, 12th Infantry. GOOD AUCTION PROMISED. "If you miss the city auction sale at Thirteenth and Grove streets Satur day afternoon, you will miss the op portunity to bid on some good horses and cows, besides numerous imple ments, furniture, etc." This was the statement of the clerk of the sale, Frank D'Amant. He declared the sale gives promise of being a hummer. SOLDIER BOY HOME. Private Ivan Van Sickle, Company L, 12th infantry, has received his hon orable discharge from the service and arrived In Boise tills morning in time to eat breakfast nt his home, 1116 Ida ho street. Ho has been in the service six months and was at five camps. After his extended trip, he says, the Boise valley looks better to him than ever before. START WORK AT CATHEDRAL. A force of carpenters are at work at St. John's cathedral completing the interior on the main floor of the building in order that services may be held there. TO START SALE The Red Cross salvage shop will be gin its closing out sale Saturday with special offerings in the millinery de partment. All hats will be on sale at rare bargains, it is announced. SÉNAT0R BORAH HANDED TREMENDOUS OVATION (Capital News Special Service) Washington, Feb. 21.—Senator Borah was accorded a tremendous ovation at the close of his speech tills afternoon opposing the league of nations consti tution. The ovation was declared the greatest given any senator at this ses sion of congress. Several Democratic senators joined in congratulating the Idaho selon upon his effort, as did many members of the lower house, who had visited the senate chamber to hear him. WEATHER CONDITIONS OVER THE COUNTRY Shippers' Forecast Protect shipments during the next 36 hours against the following minimum temperatures: Going west to Baker, 20 degrees: east to Pocatello, 20 degrees. Minimum temperature at Boise tomor row about 26 degrees. Weather Conditions The disturbance that was centered over Oklahoma yesterday morning is now crossing the Lakes region; its passage has been attended by light to moderately heavy precipitation over a considerable area of the Mississippi, Ohio, and Tennessee valleys and thé Lakes region. Another storm center now covers the southern Rocky Moun tain states and is causing unsettled weather and light precipitation throughout the Rocky Mountain region. Temperature changes have been slight. 100 head of government horses and mules ranging in weight from 1200 to 1500 to be sold at auction at Nampa Friday and Saturday, February 21 and 22; also some fine saddle horses; sale starting at 1 p. m. sharp. Adv. F23 state highways exclusively. 24 and 25 ara ths talaphona numbers of The Capital Nsws. tf Where Can I Find Relief From Itching, Terrifying Eczema? This This Question Is Evor on tho Lipt of the Afflicted. Eczema, Tetter, Erysipelas, and other terrifying conditions of the skin, are deep-seated blood diseases, and applications of salves, lotions and washes can only afford temporary re lief, without reaching the real seat of the trouble. But just because locaL treatment has done you no good, there is no reason to despair. You simply have not sought the proper treatment* that Is within your reach. You have the experience of others who have suffered as you have to guide you to a prompt riddance of blood and skin diseases. No matter how terrify ing the irritation, no matter how un BE FILED nr State Affairs Committee Now Engaged Preparing It—Will Condemn Manner in Which Funds Wefe Expended. The state affairs committees of the house and senate may file their re- port late this afternoon, showing find- ings arrived at as a result of the in- vestigation of the adjutant general's department of which C. S. Moody, one of the representatives in the house from Bonner county, was the head dur- ing the past four years. -While members of the committee are silent as to the contents of the report it was learned on excellent authority that the committee will severely con demn the manner in which the affairs of the department has been managed, particularly the nmnner in which the money has been expended. The fact that the senate today re fused to accept the voluminous bien nial report of the adjutant general's de partment as Incomplete, is taken as significant. Representative Moody briefly explained in the house the rea son Borne of the county draft figures were not Included was because it had been impossible to get them. ROCKEFELLER BOARD SETS ASIDE $50,000 FOR IDAHO COLLEGE Caldwell, Feb. 21.—Announcement has Just been made by the John D. Rockefeller general educational board that it has set aside $50,000 for the endowment fund of the College of Ida ho of this city. Dr. Charles L. Chalfant, vice presi dent und financial secretary of the college, has been in the east for the past several weeks conferring with the Rockefeller hoard in tho interest of the college. ^Business men of this city are much enthused of the gift and feel that it assures the city of one of tho strongest educational institu tions In the west. LANE WANTS ACTION ON RECLAMATION BILL ■Washington, Feb. 21.—In an effort to get his $100,000,000 arid land recla mation project through this session of congress, Secretary of the Interior Lane today appeared before the house rules committee and asked a special rule to allow early action on the Tay lor bill favorably reported by the house Immigration committee. Lane read letters from soldiers showing that they were in favor of the project, which Is aimed at providing employment for soldiers in clearing swamp and arid lands, and their final settlement on the lands. TO BOOST PATRIOTISM. Spokane, Wash., Feb. 21.—Meeting to draft "articles of patriotism" for the direct purpose of thwarting the activi ties of anti-American radicals, many educators, professional, business and newspaper men from all over the northwest will convene here tomor row. Dear Readers: Just to show our appreciation of kindnesses shown, we take this means of thanking the fur niture dealer who handles a so-called combination talking machine, for his expenditure of money lii advertising the New Edison, the phonograph with a soul. Comparisons are generally odious, but if given a correct comparison and the New Edison is not "doctored," the dealer who so generously agrees -to display the Edison and make a com parison with his machine will stand a small chance of selling his own wares. If you would hear an Edison at its best or as you would expect to hear it in your home, then let an Edison dealer demonstrate his own instrument and t'other dealer demonstrate his. The Idea suggested by our would-be competitor Is an old one and was abandoned by snide piano dealers, as It was proven not to be a success. Sticking strictly to our own Instru ment and carrying only musical In struments of recognized merit that have stood Jhe test of time, has made us the largest music house in Idaho. We have never found it necessary to secure' competitor's lines and "doc tor" same, ns .we feel that the think ing public is too intelligent to fnil for such unbusincss-llke methods of try ing to secure business. With all good wishes for our well meaning friend .temporarily disgrun tled with himself, we are, Yours cheerfully, SAMPSON MUSIC CO.—Adv. bearable the itching and burning of the skin, 8. 8. S. will promptly reach the seat of the trouble and forever rout from the blood every trace of the dis ease, Judt as it has for others wno have suffered as you have. This grand blood remedy has been used for more than fifty years, and you have only to give it a fair trial to be restored to perfect health. Our chief medical adviser is an au thority on blood and skin disorders, and he will take pleasure in giving you such advise as your individual case may need, absolutely without cost. Write today, describing your oass, to Medical Department, Swift Specific Co., 484 Swift Laboratory. Atlanta, CJa. LEGISLATIVE RECORD DAY'S PROCEEDINGS SUMMARIZED. house. Passed resolution proposing amend ment to constitution to permit sale of 200 sections of state land instead of 100 per annum; Yenman relief meas ure authorizing municipalities to Issue bonds to enlarge electric plants; reso lution indorsing governor's cabinet; memorial asking congress for $500,000 to complete highway up Clearwater river. Attempt to resurrect Onelda-Frank lin annexation bill defeated Thursday failed; members discover their con stituents are not receiving their bills and an investigating committee is named to locate the trouble. Recessed to 2 p. m. SENATE. Killed by Indefinite postponement house bill 82, the eight-hour day for women. Passed concurrent resolution refusing to accept report of adjutant C. S. Moody as incomplete. Pnssed house Joint resolution to submit amendment to constitution to Increase supreme court justices from three to five. Killed house Joint memorial 12, asking congress to investlgnte profit eering by packers. Changed rules to prevent Introduction of bills after 55th FOUR MILLION MEN or more wore the army regulation uniform during war times, and Four Million or More of our young men 18 to 45 will now don the nfew natty WAIST SEAM SUIT that is reaching èvery nook and comer of our country v in its rush to popularity. .50 and .50 for a choice of splendid materials and makes. For the younger fellow who just tackles high school, we show a special cut waist seam suit at $18.75 that will set all other styles in the shade. Men s Saturday Specials tl Cft White Soft Shirts, Soft Military A A «pi »DU Collar and cuffs attached..... ^ I • I J Eclipse High Grade Soft Shirts * for white or fancy collar. $1.35 and $1.65 VALUES S1.50 TO S2.50 Men's odd pants at advertised sale prices still a re markable drawing card. We include serges as well as fancies. We are demonstrating remarkable redactions in practically everything in Men's and Boys' Wear, mak ing the present an ideal time to buy and ALEXAND ONE PRIOE CLOTHIER NINTH AND WUN day except through sifting committee. Recessed until 2 p. m. SENATE BILL8, MEMORIALS AND RESOLUTIONS. Benate bill No. 147, by slate affairs committee—Imposing upon the de partment of public works the power to purchase all supplies for stuie de partments and all institutions. Senate bill No. 148, by committee on highways and bridges—Empowering the department of public works to ac quire lands and factories for road making materials and to dispose of the same und their product. Senate bill No. 149, by Thrailkill-^ Relating to the appropriation, use and distribution of water and adjudication of water rights. Senate bill No. 148, by committee on highways and bridges—Empower ing department of public works to ac quire lands and factories for road making materials and to dispose of the same and their product. Senate bill No. 149, by Thrailkill—. Relating to the appropriation, use and distribution of water and adjudication of water rights. Senate bill No. 150, by Mason, of Shoshone—To prevent the procreation of feeble minded, Insane, epileptic, moral degenerates, who may be in mates of Institutions by public ex pense, by authorizing and providing for the sterilization of persons with inferior predltary potentialities. Senate bill No. 151, by St. Clair— Amending section 2411 of the compiled laws relating to the lien on Irrigation district assessments. Senate concurrent resolution No. 6, by the state elf fairs committee —That the biennial réport of the adjutant general of state of Idaho for the years 1917-18 be not accepted as a proper and sufficient report of that office for the reason that it contains no report from the counties of Elmore, Frank lin, Jefferson, (Kootenai and only a partial report from Fremont county. Senate bill No. 15Ï, committee— er« ating by Judiciary special fund in the treasury of the state to be known ns the "agricultural depart ment inspection fund," and providing for Its expenditure. Senate bill No. 153, by Judiciary committee—Amending section 5 of administration bill by striking there from the offices of assistant com missioner of commerce and Industry and director of banking. Senate Joint memorial No. 9 by Whit comb and I'ettlbone—Memorializing congress to enact drastic laws for the prompt arrosL detention and punish ment and deportation of all aliens who ment to avoid the draft and joined treasonable an|i seditious organizations of unpatriotic origin. PASSED |y BOTH HOUSES. House Joint Resolution No. 6 by Judi ciary committee—Amending constitu tion to Increase membership of su preme court from three to five Jus tices. House bill No. 69 by Cowles—Making state. House bill No. T 6 by committee on roads, bridge^ and ferries—Providing livestock and empowering sheriffs to make narests.