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ARMY WANTED BYTHEFRENCH; NOT TO INSIST Wilson on Return to Find Move ment Under Way to Incor porate Several Important Amendments in League. NEW PLAN OFFERED TO PENSION ALL SOLDIERS Paris Editor Suggests League's First Budget Compensate the Warriors on Basis of Mobil ization, Loss and Expense. By LOWELL MELLETT. Paris, March 1.—Returning from the United States, President Wilson will find a movement under way to incor porate several Important amendments In the league of nations constitution. Prance and Japan particularly wish to obtain a greater measure of protec tion for their special interests. Japan will be ready to present her views re garding Immigration, but indications today "ere that she will not make a real fight for their acceptance, allowing the matter to rest after it is on rec ord. The French will again put for ward their plan for an international army, stating their case in the strong est possible terms since they firmly believe it would greatly strengthen the league. WILL NOT INSIST. However, it is learned from an au thoritative source that she will not make acceptance a condition of her ratification of the league, since reports of opposition in America have practi cally wiped out all opposition here. The French point out that they want security of a certain definite degree, which is provided by the league. While new "balance of power" ar rangements might for the moment seem very tangible, France feels the present state of disorganization in Eu rope makes any "balance" that might be achieved precarious. For Instance, it would necessitate dependence in East Poland and Czocho-Slovakia—po tentially strong states, but also poten tially failures. France believes an International ar my would help to maintain the league authority in Europe, but if she canhot secure such a provision in open de bate she will abide by the decision of the majority. WOULD PENSION SOLDIERS. Significant of France's newly warm indorsement of the league, Le Journal presents a plan whereby the league would undertake the pensioning of all soldiers who participated in the war. The newspaper suggests that this be made the league's first budget. The apportionments would be based: First, on the number of men mobilized; sec ond, on the number killed; third, on the length of participation in the war; fourth, on the material damage suf fered: fifth, on population, and sixth, on war expenses. France mobilized 8,500,000 men ,of which 1,400,000 were killed. She was engaged in war 53 months and suffered severe damages. "Wherefore," says Le Journal, "she should receive 5160,000,000 annually. Great Britain mobilized 7,000,000, of which 810,000 were killed, and should receive 878,000,000 annually. Italy mo bilized 5,500,000, lost 468,000 in killed, and should receive 850,000,000. The United States mobilized 3,700,000, lost 64,000, and should receive 515,000,000. U. S. TO «HOLD SACK." The total amount to be disbursed would be 8320,000,000, of which the United States would be expected to furnish 36 per cent; Great Britain, 9 per cent; France, 5 per cent; Italy, 5 per cent, and the remainder would be divided among Japan and the smaller nations. The Americans here find the scheme interesting, at least. The French are displaying Intense interest In Wilson's fight for the league of nations at home. All news papers carried at least a column on the president's'dinner to the foreign relations committees. Officials also are interested In former President Taft's tour. The French expect the president to receive a "vote of confi dence" in congress on his league plans before his return. The meeting of the various league of nations societies, scheduled to be held in London this week, was post poned until March 10. Ten nations will be represented, i GERMAN U-BOAT FLEET TO BE BROUGHT TO U. S. r Washington, March 1.—A fleet of German submarines—probably six or eight—will soon be brought to this country. Orders were issued today by the navy department to a group of officers and enlisted men on duty in connection with bringing the U-boats to this country. The vessels will be studied by naval experts to obtain pointers on engine construction, boat design and other matters. «. VOTE FOR INTERNATIONAL. Spokane, Wash., March 1.—Stock men attending the convention of the Northwest Livestock association voted last night to hold an international live stock show here. The motion was ta ken at the concluding banquet of the convention, attended by about 600 Stockmen. The cky formally accepted the proposal of the stockmen. HAYS AND S0L0NS TO SPEAK AT MINNESOTA LOVE FEAST MARCH 7 at. Paul, Minn.. March lv—W1U H. Hays, Republican national chairman, Senators Nelson and Kellogg of Min nesota, and Governor Burnquist will be speakers at the Northweet Repub lican love feast here March 7. Whether the league of nations and other international topics will he dis cussed had not been decided today, ac cording to Gustav Lindquist, in charge of the arrangements. Lindquist today conferred with Hays, In New York, by long distance tele phone. DETENTION HOSPITAL FOR WASHINGTON IS ASSURED Olympia, Wash., March 1.—Washing ton state will establish a 8315,000 de tention station for diseased women. This was certain, legislators declared today. The measure, urged by Fed eral public health officers as the most Important step In "making America safe for Americans," passed the sen ate with only one dissenting vote. Enough house votes are pledged to In sure passage. mink House Passes Kent Bill for Handling State Funds; Com missioners and Assessors Ap praise. Revision of the system of handling state loaning business in Idaho is pro vided for In house bill 265 by Kent of Boundary county, which passed the house of representatives Friday after noon. It Is one of the most Important measures pending before the legisla ture, claim Its sponsors, for It super vises the administration of the educa tional and endowment funds. They are placed under the department of public Investments. The state has today 810,000,000 In vested. This fund is accumulating at the rate of 81.000,000 annually. The state has 82,600,000 Invested in farm mortgages, a similar amount Invested In school bonds and about 85,000,000 in land salon contracts. FORTY YEAR PLAN. The Kent bill provides for the loan ing of this money on the amortization plan from five to 40 years. Under the plan provided therein a loan at 5 per cent Interest, with a sinking fund of 1 per cent, will pay off the loan in 30 years, or the borrower can pay vhe whole amount In any semi-annual pay ment. One section in the bill provldos for the loans to be made to resident farm ers only. It also provides that in tho place of a state land appraiser, county commissioners and assessors shall make appraisements and furnish an ab stract of title. Should this not be found satisfactory the department has the right to re-appralse the land. LOANS PAY OUT. Under the present system of hand ling state funds 90 per cent of all loans are renewed and the expense for so doing is charged up to tho farmer. Un der the Kent law there will be no re newals. Under the present system the state has a number of loans outlawed. They cannot be renewed without the consent of the mortgagor. There are other cases where the taxes on the property held under the mortgage have not been paid for five years. These defects will be remedied under the Kent bill, it is claimed. The loans through the amortization plan will be paid off instead of renewed. This saves the state as well as the borrow er the costs of renewal every five years. There will be no outlawed loans, it is asserted, for the reason the bill pro vides that after some of the payments are made there would be small chance for a foreclosure. LITHUANIANS TURN DOWN REDS' ARMISTICE APPEAL Stockholm, March 1.—The Llthua nlans have refused the request of the Bolshevik for an armistice, it was stated in an official dispatch from Kovno today. The Bolshevikl were said to have asked for cessation of hostilities, fol lowing an advance of more than 13 miles from Vilna by tho Lithuanians, in which several towns were taken. The Lithuanians' commander refused, demanding immediate iretirement of the enemy from Lithuania. The labor cost of a certain type of American ship is figured at about 540.000, as compared with 819,000 on a similar British ship and 89000 on a Japanese ship. CUT THIS OUT—IT 18 WORTH MONEY. * DON'T MISS THIS. Cut out this slip, enclose with 5c and mall it to Foley & Co., 2835 Sheffield Ave., Chi cago, 111., writing your name and ad dress clearly. You will receive in re turn a trial package containing Foley's Honey and Tar Compound, for coughs, colds and croup; Foley Kidney Pills for pain'in sides and back; rheuma tism, backache, kidney and bladder ailments; and Foley Cathartic Tab lets, a wholesome and thoroughly cleansing cathartic, for constipation, biliousness, headache, and sluggish bowels. Whitehead's Drug stors. Adv. T TH B. 24 and 28 are the telephone numbers of Tho Capital Nows. tf reds' atom roue THREAT TO FOUNDATION OFHUNREOME Government Faces Most Seri ous Situation Since First Revolution; Spartacan Up risings Rapidly Spread. RADICALS DETERMINED TO ISOLATE BOCHE CAPITAL If Revolt Triumphs in South, Feared National Assembly May Fall; Workmen in Sax ony and Franconia on Strike. Berne, March 1.—The German gov ernment today faced the most serious situation since the first revolution. With the new Spartacan uprising now developing in all parts of the country, dispatches indicated that further suc cess of the radicals in the central dis tricts' might render the government vir tually powerless. The Spartacans, apparently deter mined above everything else to Isolate Berlin from southern Germany, were concentrating large forces in the cen tral district for the purpose of pre venting the movement of government troops southward. Weimar lias already been cut off from the rest of the coun try. In the revolution .triumphs in the south the national assembly will lall. TROOPS CURB RI0T8 Some dispatches indicated that at least a portion of the cabinet had suc ceeded In reaching Berlin. The pres ence of a great body of loyal troops In the capital has so far prevented a re newal of January riots. Strikes, how ever, are reported to have resulted In reducing Berlin's electrical supply to the minimum. President Ebert and Chancellor Scheinemann are said to be growing apprehensive, but so far have failed to agree on remedial measures. The for mer is understood to favor a compro mise. Two-thirds of the workmen in Sax ony, Thuringia and Franconia are re ported to he striking. TEAR UP RAILS Fearing that the railway strike would not completely paralyze traffic between Berlin and Weimar, and reported to have led the Spartacans to tear up long stretches of the rails. Refusal of Dr. Muehlon, former eec retary of the Krupps, to constitute a new ministry is said to have Increased the political confusion in Bavaria. Muehlon returned to Switzerland. Ba varia is said to be without a govern ment. Munich is said to have forbidden all public meetings, but the edict is under stood to have been ignored by the Spartacans. MARCH ON MUNICH. Stockholm, March 1.—The second and third Bavarian army corps have been ordered to Munich to present an ulti matum to the provisional government there, according to a dispatch received from Berlin today. They will demand Immediate summoning of the former diet, reconstruction of the parliament and disarmament. ' Governmental affairs in Munich are now being administered by a triumvi rate consisting of Herren Mellieche, Kuser and Gandorfer, acting under an executive council consisting of 50 Spar tacans, Majority Socialists and Mi nority Socialists. .Melkische has an nounced that the factions were work ing together harmoniously. (Continued from Page One.) on a matter of international and com mon concern to the contending nations and the jurisdiction court would not extend to matters of governmental pol icy which would be excluded from ar bltration. "Under such a code it would not be called upon to arbitrate the policy in our Monroe doctrine, the conservation policy, our immigration policy, our right to expel aliens, our right to main tain military and naval establish ments. . "The International court should be authorized by the league of nations to call upon powers, signatory to enforce its decrees, against unwilling states by force, economic pressure, or otherwise. BY AMERICAN NATIONS. "The constitution should provide that if necessary to enforce a decree against a nation on the American continent such decree should be enforced by the nations of this hemisphere, and the same with respect to the eastern lieml sphere." Such a league, Knox said, would keep us out of Europe's broils and would in volve a minimum sacrifice. "But," he added, "let us have an end of all of thie. Let the discussion of a league he postponed for later consid eration." Europe need not fear the Hun mean while, he declared, for America would again come to the rescue. But discus* elon of the league now makes It Im possible. he pointed out, to bring Amer ican soldiers home. A means to do this, he declared, ehould be found at once. THREE U. **. FLYERS KILLED. Parle. March 1.—The American avia torr killed near La Treey on Sunday when two airplanes collided were First Lieutenants Raymond D. Messer, Charles L. Gustafson, and Hugh A. Thompson, it was announcsd today. WOMEN OF NORTHWEST TO BOOST VICTORY LOAN _ Francisco, March 1—Mrs. A. S. Baldwin left for Spokane today to conduct a meeting Tuesday of north ern Idaho women in the interest of the coming Victory loan campaign. The Idaho women chose to meet In Spokane because the city ia more ac cessible for Mrs. Baldwin as well as for themselves. Mrs. Baldwin is chairman of the 12th district national women's liberty loan committee. I. IS WHS HE MISES In Letter to People Army Chief Declares He Sought Peace in June, 1917, and in March, 1918 ; Bulgaria Queered It. By FRANK J. TAYLOR. Berlin, March, 1—General Ludendorff today defended his course during the war In a letter addressed to the Ger man people asking them "to clear htm of blame." , "I never advocated annihilation 04 the enemy,' he said. "I believed in ending the war with the status quo of June 1917, and again with the status quo of March, 1918. I also ad vocated peace in the middle of last August when I realized that It was impossible to force the enemy to ask for peace by further prosecution of the war. "After Bulgaria broke away from the Central powers, there was no time to be lost. It is not true that I fa vored allowing the enemy to dictate the armistice terms, in ths hope that such a course would cause the Ger man people to rise and lend their moral strength to their armies' re sistance so that the enemy might be forced to offer milder terms. "I always consulted the voice of the people before' taking military action, realizing that the voice of ths people was the backbone of our army's mo rale. "The kaiser and the crown prince both agreed last August that it was impossible for us to win. Both of them always loved and ardently de sired peace." WOULD REMOVE LINGER FROM "LINGERIES" TO SAVE YANKS' MORALS New York, March 1.—The campaign of the 'Woman's Republican club to take the linger out of lingerie went merrily on today. , The women are determined to save returning soldiers from the awful peril of loitering before shop windows and gazing at displays of pink and blue what-you-may-call-'em. Shop keepers, on the othor hand, maintain that it isn't the men who cluster about the shop windows, but the women. STOPPED COUGH AFTER INFLUENZA. "I want to say that Foley's Honey and Tar is the best cough medicine I ever tried," writes E. B. McDowel, R. F. DÎ 1, Box 119, Arlington, Tenn. "My son had Influenza. He had the worst kind of a cough and I tried everything, but nothing did any good. God sent me a friand with Foley's Honey and Tar, and his cough was better the next day and in two days he had no cough at all." Foley's Honey and Tar stops harsh, racking coughs; eases wheezy breathing. It is effec tive. yet pleasant to take. White head's Drug store.—Adv. T TH S. ONCE FAMED POLITICIAN DIES. Peoria, 111., March 1.—Colonel Clarke E. Carr, 83, once a prominent figure In Republican politics, died here last night. Colonel Carr served a* minister to Denmark under President Harrison. He was a close friend of Lincoln and was a delegate to the Baltimore convention of 1864 when Lincoln was nominated for his second term. ATTENTION! Postponement CASALS CONCERT TO A LATER DATE IN MARCH Unavoidable delay which is deeply regret ted on part of committee. Those who desire money refunded present tickets at Box Office Pinney Theater. Watch for later date, which will be an nounced soon. SEIHTE SETHES FITE OF HERTS Recommends for Passage Meas ure That Means Their Qe struction—Will Save Thou sands to Farmers of State. That 20 per cent of. the grasses on ranges in Idaho Is lost each year through the depredation of rodents and other crop lose rune Into the millions through the destruction wrought by rabbits, gophers and squirrels was the statement made Friday afternoon by L. W. Fluharty, director of extension work in Idaho, when he was called before the upper body to explain the provisions of house bill' 9. The bill would provide an appropria tion for the extermination of rodents through organized effort, and would require county boards to furnish poi son at cost to farmers and stock growers. It also provides that a fund aggregating 568,000, which would be accumulated from money now in the hands of county commissioners ehould be placed for expenditure under the farm markets bureau. According to Director Fluharty, If the bill was amended so that this amount would not be available for the farm markets bureau, the state would lose 845,000 of federal aid. He classed rabbits as Injurious rodents and said unless an organized campaign was car ried through the state would be fight ing rodents for 100 year*. The gov ernment gave the state 83000 last year, has available 815,000 for the present year, and will double the lat ter amount in 1920, according to Flu harty's statement. An attempt by Senator Robertson to amend the bill failed by a big vote; it was recommended for passage and put on third reading. Reconsideration will be accorded senate bill 122, which was defeated Thursday ,and which provides for a rating bureau in Idaho and the publi cation of Insurance rates. The vote on the reconsideration, which was moved by Judd, was 20 to 17. After amending senate bills 107 and 147, the 'ommlttee of the whole recommended their passage. Other measures rec ommended for passage were house bill 80, senate bill 139, house bill 127, sen ate bill 92, and house bill 60 were »ent to third reading without recommenda tion. A special order for this afternoon at 2 o'clock was made by the senate for senate bill 96. U. S., Britain and France Sus pend Commercial Activities in Rubles With Bolsheviks. Washington, March 1.—Trading with Bolshevists has been practically bar red by three great nations—the United States, England and Franco. As a result of an order issued by the federal reserve board which temporar ily suspends exportation or importa tion of Russian rubles, officials be lieve commercial and financial trans actions with that part of Russia un der Bolshevik control is cut off. France and Great Britain, including Canada, have acted cotncidentally with the United States in the measure out lined, It was explained. Without the privilege of exchange, few consignments of supplies will be forwarded and Intercourse practically must cease. MEDICS IN CONVENTION. Fort Worth, Texas, March 1.—Doc tors. bacteriologists and sanitation ex perts from alt over the United States were In Fort Worth today to attend the conference for the standardiza tion of American colleges of surgery. Colonel John A. Hornsby, who plan ned the army's big base hospitals, and Dr. John G. Bowman, Chicago, founder of the American College of Surgeons, will be principal speakers. The conference was expected to adopt a resolution favoring the stan dardization of Texas hospitals. VAUDEVILLE!! KENT & CORRINE BAG PUNCHING—JUGGLING—COMEDY MILO VAGGE & CO. COMEDY—SINGING—TALKING PATTY ARBUCKLE IN "FATTY'S WASH DAY" HAROLD LOCKWOOD in the "AVENGING TRAIL" A striking story of adventure set in the Northern Lumber Gamps. ISIS— Today LAST TIMES CONTINUOUS PERFORMANCE 2 to 11 P. M. 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