MD OPPOSE THE
Memorial Introduced in House
of Representatives Approves
Stand Taken by Senators
SAY WILSON DICTATORIAL
Resent His Attempt to Force
Personal Views and Opinions
Upon the People—Kill Sixth
Judicial District Bill.
President Woodrow Wilson Is assail
ed and the league of nations lie is
championing is condemned, held to be
"Impracticable, visionary and subver
sive of international principles," In a
memorial Introduced in the house of
representatives urging the United
States Benate to oppose It. The me
morial was Introduced by three promi
nent Republicans in the lower assem
bly, or Givens, Featherstone and Hugo,
which is taken to indicate that it is a
majority measure and will be passed
before the present legislature adjourns.
It is as follows:
"Whereas, Section 2, Article 2, of the
constitution of the United States gives
the president power to make treaties
by and with the advice and consent of
the senate, and >
"Whereas, There Is now In progress
the greatest peace negotiating conclave
In the history of the world, the United
States being one of the members of
said convention, and
"Whereas, The president of the
United States has, contrary to the
wishes and desires of the majority of
the people of the United States
America, and without the advice or
consent of the senate of the United
States, attempted to force through said
convention and to foist upon the Amer
ican people as one of the essential ele
ments of the treaties of peace to be
promulgated by said convention, a pro
position favoring and organizing a so
called league of nations, and
"Whereas, The substance of the pro
posed draft of the so-called league of
nations Is obscure, vague, ambiguous,
and tending to bring about greater
confusion and distrust and hostility
among the various nations of the world,
"Whereas. The theory of said league
of nations is impracticable, visionary,
and subversive of the international
principles heretofore controlling In the
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have the choice of.the best models—the most desir
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foreign relationships of the United
States of America, and
"Whereas, The president of the
United States has defied congress and
the people of tho United States to op
pose the organisation of such a league
of nations, and
"Whereas, Borne 37 senators have
Pledged themselves to oppose the rati
fication of a treaty adopting said
laegue of nations.
"Now, therefore, be it resolved: That
wo. tho house of representatives of the
state of Idaho, the senate concurring,
do earnestly request and recommend
that the senate of the United States
oppose absolutely the theory as Indi
cated by the constitution of the league
of nations and oppose said constitution
of the league of nations becoming a
part of or being In any way Included
in the peace treaties to be made or
entered Into by the United States, and
"Be it further resolved: That they
resent the defiant and dictatorial atti
tude of the president of the United
States In his recent statement« In
which he has attempted to force his
personal. views and opinions upon the
people of the United States, Irrespec
tive of ttielr desires in the matter."
KILL JUOGE8HIP BILL.
The house slaughtered by lndeflnite
postponement the measure authorlz
Ing the appointment by the governor
of an additional judge for the Sixth
judicial district. The state affairs
committee recommended it. The re
pert was adopted. This Is the meas
ure in connection with which the names
of two prominent men were associated
so far as the appointment is con
cerned, George W. Edgington, now In
the service of his country with the
commission of major and Senator E.
W. Whitcomb, of Lemhi county, presi
dent pro tern of the senate.
At the same time committee reports
were received recommending lndeflnite
postponement of senate bill No. 131, by
the committee on education providing
for tho unifying aùd Simplifying the
school codes of the state and house
bill No. 192 by O'Dwyer, providing for
levy of assessments by drainage dis
trict commissioners for all purposes,
both of which the house declined to
accept, saving the bill temporarily at
The house also had a tiff over the
Walker bill seeking to abolish teach
ers' institutes in this state. The meas
ure was laid on the table some time
ago. It was taken from the table and
placed on third reading after several
viva voce votes showing the house to
be very evenly divided although those
favoring the measure, known as senate
bill No. 84. seemed to predominate.
At least they were able to overcome
the opposition and take it from the
table. Hall declared the bill to strike
at the only connecting link between
the rural schools and the larger edu
The following measures were passed:
House bill No. 279, by Featherstone
—Appropriating $500 for printing and
distributing of legislative Journals.
House Joint memorisl No. 19, mines
and mining committee—Memorializing
congress to remove restrictions from
the gold mining industry.
House bill No. 278, by committee on
BOOKS OF SttTETK
Complete Audit of Recent Ad
ministration Provided in
Measure Passing the Senate.
Against Criminal Syndicalism
—Additional Judicial Dis
trict Created in North.
p nBrU P D niinn , ... ...
FURTHER CURB ON I. W. W.
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Bill Passed Strengthening l<awj
"A complete audit of the books of
departments ui«der the administration
of the past four years Is Indicated as
necessary by the results of the Moody
Investigation," said Senator Lloyd Ad
ams this morning, when urging the
passage of a senate bill appropriating
$25,000 for that purpose. The bill
passed a few moments later with reg
ular Democrats voting for It and three
Nonpartisan league members voting
ROAD BILL PASSES
With Senator Lee of Bingham cast
ing the only negative vote, the two
mill levy road bill from the house pass
000 for the biennial support of state
House bill No. 114, by Storey, Shear
er and Miller—Regulating the practice
Senate bill No. 150, by Mason, of
Shoshone—Providing for sterilization
of feeble minded, Insane, epileptic or
Senate bill No. 58, by Johnson—
Providing 20 or more persons can form
Senate bill No. 145, by Johnson and
Faraday—Legalizing boxing'and other
athletics in the state of Idaho.
The following measures were killed:
Senate bill No. 172, by Judiciary
of additional Judge for the Sixth ju
dicial district. Indefinitely postponed.
House bill No. 197, by Johnson—
Providing for evening classes of adults
for vocational training. Withdrawn.
The Beet Laxative.
"My sedentary habits have necessi
tated the use of an occasional laxa
tive. I have tried many but found
nothing better than Chamberlain's
Tablet«,'' writes George F. Daniels,
Hardwick, Vt. Mr. Daniels Is proprie
tor of the Hardwick Inn, one of the
model hotels of New England.—Adv.
ed the senate this morning. The mene
ur« now goes to the governor and with
hie signature would provide $ 1 , 800,000
for road purposes.
The Interest rate on $100,000 in high
way bonds which remain unsold of the
$900,000 authorised by the Fourteenth
session will be raised from 4 ^4 per cent
to 4% Per cent bonds by the senate
passage of a house bill today.
. PASS HOU8E BILL8
The senate also passed house bill 6«
authorizing city treasurers to Invest
surplus funds in government, state and
improvement district bonds. Another
house bill which will now go to the
governor adds a tax levy for the pur
pose of improving trunk roads and still
another provides that the state hoard
of equalisation is to meet in special
session providing the people vote for
thls constitutional amendment at the
coming general election.
AGAINST I. I..W.I8M
Anticipating the relief of I. W. W.
members from pro , ecut i on un(Jer the
criminal syndicalism law through tech
nicalities, the senate passed the Whit
comlj bill which strengthens the pres
ent law. In the short debate preced
ing its adoption Senator Walker stated
that he had presented the bill which la
now a law at the Fourteenth session
and had been notified when he left here
that a mob was waiting for him. "The
mob did not materialize but the very
suggestion of it prompts me to believe
that the law should be strengthened
and I favor the changes," he said. Pros
ecution will follow the effort of any
person against whom there Is evidence
that he has in view the disturbance of
rational or national conditions.
Appropriation bills which must be
passed by the senate were made a spe
cial order of business for that body at
10 o'cloci: Friday morning.
Indefinite postponement was the
fate met by the Munson house bill
which would have increased the term
of village trustee« from two to four
NEW JUDICIAL DISTRICT
A new judicial district is created out
of the Eighth district by making Boun
dary and Bonner counties constitute
the Eleventh district. This house MU
which passed the senate leaves Kott
enai and Benewah counties in the
Eighth. The latter district now has
two judges and Senator Nelson ex
plained that a temporary residence In
Coeur d'Alene of the judge who had
formerly resided in Bonner was the
cause of the bill's introduction. He
objected to its passage. The vote was
19 to 17 and the measure goes to Gov
The senate passed the following sen
ate bills: 182, 49, 110, 7, 108, 159, and
183, Of these 49 aiul 110 had passed
the house and were amended there.
They now go to the governor. The
following house bills were passed: 165
238, 152, 191, 66, 149, 218 and 151.
Memorial to congress Introduced
urging that the league of, nations as
advooated by President Wilson be op
posed as Impracticable and visionary
and scoring the president for his dicta
torial attitude in attempting to force
his views on the people.
Pass senate bill legalizing 20-round
boxing in the Btate; defeat measure
seeking to provide additional Judge for
the sixth judicial district.
Audit of all books of tke state ad
ministration for the last four years au
thorized In senate bill passed. House
road bill, carrying 2 mill tax, passed.
Senate bill passed strengthening the
criminal syndicalism law, aimed at I.
W. W.ism and similar disturbances.
House bill passed creating the eleventh
judicial district out of Boundary and
NEW BILLS, MEMORIALS AND
House Joint memorial No. 20 by Giv
ens. Featherstone and Hugo—Urging
congress to oppose the theory as indi
cated by the constitution of the league
PASSED BY BOTH HOUSES.
Senate bill No. 150 by Mason of Sho
shone—Providing for sterilization of
feeble-minded Insane, epileptic or mor
Senate bill No. 58 by Johnson—Pro
viding 20 or more persons .can form
Senate bill No. 145 by Johnson and
Faraday—Legalizing boxing and other
athletics in the state of Idaho.
Mrs. J. F. Miller left last night for
Berkeley, Cal., where she will visit
George Buhn, of the Buhn Jewelry
company, left tpr Los Angeles this
morning on a business trip.
R. R. DeCunlut ha« gone to Los An
geles on business.
Lieutenant T. G. Simpson, who has
been visiting friends here, left this
morning for St. Paul, his home.
Mrs. A. W. Smith arrived home last
night from Portland.
Mill. C. E. Aldrich, who has been
visiting Mrs. Dr. Forney here, left for
Long Beach, Cal., this morning.
M. Hopper has gone tt> San Mateo.
Cal., on business.
V. E. Larkin left this morning for
eastern Idaho on a business trip.
Sergeant J. E. Anderson is visiting
friends in the city. He mi wounded
in the hand in the battle of Argonne
Former State Land Commissioner I.
A. Bmott, now of St. Anthony, is
spending a tew days In the city.
Mr. and Mrs. O. It. Baum, of Black
foot, are gueats of friend« in Boise.
A Timely Suggestion.
The next time you have a cough or
oold try Chamberlain's Cough Remedy
It Is pleasant to take and you are eure
to be pleased with the relief which it
afford«. This remedy has a wide rep
utation for Us cure« of cough« and
Commission Bill Championed by
Woman in House of Repre
sentatives—Does Not Want
Son a Mollycoddle.
Boxing was legalized in Idaho today
so far as the legislature Is concerned
for the house passed the senate bill by
Faraday and others placing boxing and
other athletic events of a professional
nature in the hands of a state com
mission. Before u. promoter can go
ahead with his matches he must se
cure a permit from this commission.
Twenty-round bouts with four-ounce
gloves are allowed.
The bill was championed by a
woman. Representative Carrie Har
per White of Twin Falls, speaking of
its merits said she did not bring up
hor sons to be "mollycoddles" nor did
she want other mothers or parents to
"As a mother," said Representative
White, T would like to indorse this
bill. Mothers and fathers should take
a more Intelligent Interest In the
sports of their boys and girls. The
boys see too much of their mother's
society and not enough of their
father's. Good, clean athletic sports
are what we want and they should be
properly supervised. The boys com
ing back from the war realize the
benefits derived from athletics. They
will demand clean sports. Such a bill
as this in going to prevent a race of
mollycoddles. I do not want my sons
to be mollycoddles and I am sure
other mothers do not."
Representative White was loudly
applauded. Mrs. Drake voted with her
for the bill. A total of 51 members
voted for and 10 against. The 10 are:
Representatives Bennett, Canfield,
Conover. Harrison of Clearwater, La
Valle, Peckham, Shearer, S Linger,
Thompson and Yorgesen.
SANTA FE PREXY NOT
WORRIED BY SENATE'S
FAILURE TO 0. K. BILL
Santa Barbara, Cay., March 8—E. P.
Ripley, president of the Santa Fe rail
way, is not worrying over failure of
congress to pass the railroad ad
ministration appropriation bills.
"The railroad owners are not going
to worry over it," be said today. "We
all know that as long as the credit of
the United States is good we will got
our money some time. Failure of con
groc« to act merely accumulates the
obligation which eventually must be
A BIGGER, BETTER
"Y" FOR BOISE
THE STORE FOR WOMEN.
Eighth Street, Overland Building.
A BIGGER, BETTER
"Y" FOR BOISE
Elegant Collection of Smart and Distinguished Modes in
Suits and Coats
Presenting in this specialty shop for women the newest and most original ideas
for the spring season as exploited in new models, new fabrics and new colorings.
The woman now assembling her Springtime ward
robe will find in the extensive Brookover collections
appealing and different models for every occasion—
modes emphasizing rare originality and fineness of
Distinctly Smart Are the
Suits for Spring
Every express brings more of these wonderful spring
models to our store—Suits that reflect every style varia
tion of the season—Suits'that are especially desirable for
the miss or matron. ,
The styles are unusually interesting and are developed
from tricotine, serge, poiret twill and gaberdine into
smartly tailored models, blouse modols, box coat models
and other types—many have vestees of silks.
$35.00, $45.00, $55.00, $65.00
Decidedly Different Are the
Coats for Spring
The Increasing popularity of our showing In
spring coats is founded upon the exceptional
values offered. The charming styles in great
variety; the perfection of the tailoring and the
uniformly low prices will appeal to every
Many styles in Capes are drawn from ages of
long ago and developed in coatee effects, draped
effects, deep yokes and dolman styles. The
dolman coats are simply beautiful—styles that
will appeal to every woman. The regular Coats
are also shown in splendid variety. The colors
are blue, and the various shades of brown, gray
$25.00, $35.00, $40.00 to $75,00
POCATELLO BIDS $163,000
FOR CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT
(Capital New« Special Servi oe.)
Pocatello, March «.—The Pocatello
Athletic club today wired Promoter Tex
Rickard an offer of $198,000 cash for
the Jess Wlllard-Jack Dempsey prize
fight. The pi Besage follows:
"Pocatello Athletic club, backed with
more than a million dollars, offers
$163,000 cash for Willard -Dempsey
fight in Pocatello July 4th. Idaho sol
diers and sailors celebration. Best
railway facilities In west, largest city
In Idaho.. State boxing laws now being
revised. Refer you to any bank con
cerning ability to fulfill contract. J.
Robb Brady, president; Kooh Barber,
secretary; Dick Leach, promoter."
Brady la a son of the late Senator
Brady, millionaire power and electric
■The annual meeting of Boise lodge
B. P. O. E. was held in the beauttful
rooms of the order Wednesday night,
and officers elected for the coming
W. J. Stolle was elected exalted
ruier: Charles L. Stewart, esteemed
leading knight; R. R. Solienberger, es
teemed royal knight; J. H. Hawley, Jr.,
esteemed lecturing knight; E. W
Johnson, secretary; R. F. Loree, trea
surer; J. A. Ewing, trustee and Orrlc
Pnst Exalted Ruler Worth wine/was
unanimously elected as tho represen
tative of the Boise lodge B. P. O. E.
to the grand lodge convention, with C.
H. Hartson as alternate.
During the meeting Raymond Ben
jamin, past grand exalted ruler of the
grand lodge of Elks of the United
States, said a most beautiful and
touching tribute to the lodge and its
Mr. Benjamin laid particular stress
upon the duties of a lodge member
and how he should follow out the pre
cepts and teachings of the order in
everyday life. Then he commented
upon the work of the lodge in the late
Kuna, March 6—Mrs. J. C. Martin
will leave for Palo Alto county, Iowa,
Suturday to see her mother who has
been stricken with paralysis.
D. R. Hubbard has purchased the
Cleaves place and will erect a modern
Cliff Robinson was a Kuna visitor
Rev. J. J. Pacey Is quite 111.
A message from Donovan, Neb.,
states that Horace Montgomery, who
spent several months here last fall. Is
Mr. Landsbury Is Improved In health
Boise Fish Company
FRESH. SMOKED. SALTED AND
127 South Ninth. .. Phone 430.
Halibut, lb...................... 30c
Salmon, lb........ 30c
Smelts, lb................... .2So
Black Cod. lb................... 25c
Flounders, Sandabs, lb..........20o
Lin Cod, lb......................25c
White Salmon, lb...............25c
Kippered Cod, lb................ 35c
Whale Meat, lb................. 20c
Clams, lb....................... 15«
Bloaters, each .................. 10o
Kippered Salmon, lb............ 35c
Brick Codfish, lb......... 30c
Tir.na Herring, lb. . ............. 35c
TOO LATE TO CL A88IFY
FOR SALE-One 1918 Studebaker six
roadster, at Grant Six Motor Co,
but will sell his cows aa he Is unable
care for them.
Clarence Pugsley and a friend from
near Notus were guests of John Har
D. L. Doane sold a team of un
broken colts for $260 Tuesday.
18,000 Pacific Coast Electrical
Workers and Phone Opera
tors Ready to Abdicate.
San Francisco, March 6.—Eighteen
thousand electrical workers and girl
telephone operators In all of the Pacific
coast states are ready to strike at
moment's notice, according to advices
received today by the San Francisco
local. A secret strike vote was taken
two weeks ago, and the result wan an
The strike is to be called U the de
mands of the coast telephone worker«
are not met by Postmaster General
Burleson. L. O. Grasser, vice presi
dent of the International Brotherhood
of Electrical Workers, reports Presi
dent Wilson personally assured him
Burleson is willing to negotiate.
TO MEET FRIDAY.
Stenographers, Typists, Bookkeep
ers and Assistants Union local No.
16387, A. F. of L.. will hold an open
gathering session at the Labor temple.
Sonna building, Friday evening, March
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