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GREETED BY EAGER CROWD EVERYWHERE Fields of France. Citizens of South Idaho Turn ! Out in Force to See War I _ . _ _ __ ! Scarred Relics From Bloody | _ I ! Tremendous crowds eagerly anxious | to see the war trophies carried on the ! special sent out by the government I greeted the war trophy train at every I town on its first day—Saturday's j schedule in Idaho. Western Idaho is' Intensely Interested and people came j by the thousands to get a first hand j glimpse of the battered tanks, ma- j chine guns, captured German howlt-jas zers, French 75s and other war scar- j red relics from the bloody fields of the world's greatest war. The train was at Emmett at 7 o'clock ; Saturday morning. It was scheduled for a stay in the Gem county capit il of an hour and 20 minutes. Notwith standing the fact that only that short t.'mo could be allotted to Emmett then* Was a crowd of between .four and five thousand people at the station. Whole families from out as far as Montour and even up in the lower end of Long Valley had come in to see the things used "over there." Mothers, sisters, sweethearts, wives wanted to see. and had the opportunity to see the engines of horror to which their loved ones had been exposed !., when they went out to fight under Old!, Glory for human liberty. BIG CROWDS GATHER The same story of immense crowds marked the movement of the train through every town in which it was scheduled to stop. Nyssa, Parma, Caldwell, Nampa and Meridian took every moment of the | train s time in each city studying or.o | examining: the war trophies. And at that the people saw the special pull out with reluctance that it could not stay longer. Willsie Martin, B. F. Irvine, editor of the Portland Journal, O. K Tay lor, Lieutenants Doris and Burgard, Private Bates, with the special, spoke lit all towns visited and stirred the crowds to immense enthusiasm. At Parma, .7. C. Blackwell, cashier of the Parma State hank, spoke and pledged the hanks as being behind the people in the victory loan. "Vs long as the government needs money," Mr Blackwell Slid, "and must make loans p.s it is making this victory loan and ti e liberty Irans, our bark will stand ready to back up buyers of bonds. AVe ■will loan y T ou money at the same rate of interest your bonds lira,. There j is no excuse for,any man, under those j conditions, to fail in his plair duty to ! participate in this great victory drive." ! Caldwell turned nothing 'ess than ' a jam to greet the special. The Cald well band played during most of the two hours in the Canyon county seat. It was estimated that fully 8000 people were in the Caldwell crowd. Chairman Gwinn met the train at Caldwell and , accompanied It into Boise. IDAHO COMING TO LIFE Nampa gave the train a rousing re ception. The Nampa band furnished music and the crowd enjoyed every minute of the special's hour and forty five minutes in that city. Major Ksta brook, recently returned from over seas, spoke in Nampa and urged the necessity, of going through to a finish in the period of reconstruction as our armies fought through to u finish in tlie war. He pointed out the necessity of Idaho getting behind the victory loan as it has gotten behind the lib erty loans and putting it across—the need now for the money the govern ment is raising being just as great as was the need when the other bond drives were made. Meridian, at which place an hour's stop was made, between five and six o'clock showed up with mure than a "Fourth of July" crowd. Farmers and their families from every part of the country around Meridian jammed the station platform when the train pulled in and stayed to the last glimpse as it steamed toward Boise. "Idaho Is coming to life," Chairman Gwinn said after seeing the reception given the victory special at the towns It visited. "The people have shown their interest. Their hearts still beat for the government and are In sym pathy with the great sacrifices made by tlie young manhood of America in defense of the nation's ideals and tra ditions. If the same spirit holds to the opening day of the victory loan, Idaho will go across in record time lieve the people will stick and make this loan the quickest and most suc cessful drive of all." CONVICTS THOUGHT TO HAVE HEADED FOR CAMPS Albert T. Brink and Bari Haines, trusties who escaped from the peni tentiary Friday afternoon, are still at large. That they have taken to the hills and are making for the logging camps is the opinion of Warden Cud dy, who had guards out on the hunt all day Saturday. Men are now in the hills on a man hunt and fruits of their efforts are expected within a day or two. While the men have not been seen by anyone as far ns known their tracks show they were making for the hills and efforts to intercept them are under way by armed guards. Few prisoners who left the penitentiary and took the over hill route into the Boise basin country have made good their escape. The warden feels that the liberty of the men will be short. In the English village of Westbere, Kent, bread and cheese and beer are provided free to every person wno sleeps in the parish for the three nights previous to the first Saturday before midsummer day. NEW REVENGE WAR TALKED TODAY BY WILD GERMANS By FRANK J. TAYLOR Berlin, March 22.—German psychol ogy has always bait'lvil the rest ol the world, or at least those who tried to ! understand why a Uennan thought as he did. The world is due for a still I u >'*'se baffling, If It trios to under ! stand what goes on In he German mind | today. Mentally, the German mind, suddenly thrown upon its own resources by the I fall of the old system which fed peo ! pie thoughts as well as loud, has gone | wild. Under the strain of the war ! and* due to the sudden changes, the I Germans have become childlike ps> - I chologically. This is taking Germans j generally. Thoughtful, serious Germans, when j you occasionally find them, realize j the temporarily insanity, if it can be j called that, under which the Germans a nation are struggling, j it is the only way of understanding the lack of realization as to the real 'condition of things, a wave of which ; has swept Germany. No one looks farther than his nose, and every man and woman is interested entirely in his or her immediate self. There is little broad vision expressed in papers, in speeches, or In personal opinions as you hear them in Germany. CANNOT SEE DEFEAT !., To cite specific cases. The peace and why it. was signed is one of the German delusions. Practically every man, woman and child believes Ger many was not defeated militarily, but imply got hungry and sick of war, l therefore accepted the entente ditions. This belief prevails in .spite of the public statements of men like Erzberger, who have told the Ger mans their armies were defeated mili tarily. Perhaps this belief fosters the talk regarding "the next war." Not only occasionally but frequently and by all classes of people you are asked "Well, | when ts the next war coming?" Often | üermans gi) fal . th ,,,. lhan lhat and speak specifically of the "next war with France to get revenge." There is war talk on all hands, though Germany is in a state of collapse that is almost hopeless, and is entirely dependent upon the will of the allies for her fu ture. How much the German believes of what he says is another matter. Prob ably he is out of his head, but this same disinclination to realize actual conditions as they were, led the Ger man to support the military class dur ing the first four years of tlie war. The German apparently does not think i ! J i i i | j ! ! j I J GIVEN IMPORTANT POST II^DER GLASS John W. Hallswcll. John W. Hallowell, of Massa chusetts formerly of the food admin istration, has been appointed assist ant secretary of the interior, suc ceeding Herbert A. Meyer. He will have charge of the Alaskan railroad work, the reclamation service and the bureau of mines. STRANGE BITS FROM ACROSS THE SEAS Paris—Charles Surugue, ex-mayor of Auxere, and France's oldest "poilu," has been demobilized. He is 80 years of age, and enlisted as a private in 1814, being later promoted to lieuten ant. Helsingfors—The production of So viet banknotes exceeded 22,500,000,000 worth monthly, Lenine told the All Russia Trade Union congress. London—Shopping to a jazz-band Is the latest craze at the fashionable West Bnd store*. In the dancing In tervals mannequins parade in dance gowns .evening models and "dansant hats." Berlin—Gelslnktrehen. Germany, has founded a Citizens' league pledged to pay no more taxes until the authori ties have suppressed Bolshevism In the district. Cologne—For shouting "Go to the devil, your master!" at two British officers, a Cologne mnn was fined 150. Melbourne—Flights from Australia to London, commencing next July, ore planned by an aviation company formed here by Australian capital. things out any more than he did. In his attitude regarding the entente the German manifests about the same breadth of vision. Papers are filled with vindictive articles, much of which is furnished by bureaus established for the purpose in Holland and Switzer land, which carry sensation rather than news. Whether this cumpalgn to stir up hatred is organized or not is not cer tain. But the fact remains that Ger mans are being inspired with 'a hat red of France that never existed be i fore, and that makes being good nelgh ! hors the more difficult. The feeling J lias become vindictive over the block ade and the non-arrival of food, which 'all Germans expected. Internal questions get about the same amount of lugie in their treat ment. While the government Is at tempting to establish order that pro duction may improve the condition of i workmen the latter .through their So i viets ,are declaring waves of strikes, most of which are for sympathetic reasons. EASY TO START STRIKES It is no uncommon thing for half a dozen or more strikes to occur be cause one group of people demand bet ter pay, or because a law is not passed as quickly as a certain class wishes. No doubt the conditions are bad, but the strikes for sympathy just make them worse. Employers find that workmen who have come from the front are only -half as effi cient, not because they are out of practice, but because of tlie abnor mal psychology under which they live now. Mentally they have become bolshevik, erratic and lazy, This wave of irresponsibility is one of the greatest dangers Germany faces and makes the establishment of the new republic extremely difficult. The government claims it is due to under nourishment, which is partly true, but not entirely, since groups of men who have been weil fed are subject to the same germ of loose thinking. One of the results of the war has been the lack of respect for law and order and a carelessness with human life. It has made the Germans ready to use arms for any small issue they deem unsettleable otherwise. Probably it will be a question of years before the German becomes clear-headed and clear-thinking. He started out with an abnormal psychol ogy, inspired by conceit, and the war gradually made him ripe for the men tal collapse that took place with the revolution. «EMM IT THE EXPENSE OF Nmm London, March 20.— (By Mailt—That thousands of demobilized soldiers and sailors are taking a holiday at the country's expense is the reason ad vanced by the Labor Ministry for the huge and ever increasing unemploy ment figures. When the big munition factories closed, many thousands of war work ers were turned adrift, to seek re employment in their former walks of life. It was recognized that they might have difficulty in finding jobs all at once, especially as many Pig concerns were not yet in full operation. Ac cordingly, Premier Lloyd George pro vided for the issue of unemployment pay to all jobless workers registered at the government labor exchange at the rate of $7 a week for men and $6 for women. Demobilized soldiers are granted one month's holiday on army pay, but four years' soldiering has made T. Citizen Atkins an adept at recognizing a soft job when he sees it. It did not take him long to discover an excellent way of continuing his official holiday, on even more advantageous terms lhan army rates of pay. At the conclusion of his month's furlough, he registers himself at his local labor exchange, accepts $7 a week, and gaily continues celebrating as long as his back, pay and gratuity holds out. As long as he occasionally "inspects" a job offered him through the labor exchange, he is not penalized if he does not accept It. He can always find something about it ho- does not .ike and he can remain on the country's payroll for 13 weeks. The last official figures published show that there were 63.277 demobil ized soldiers in receipt of out-of-work pay and this number has been in creased since. The majority of the men feel that they have earned a holiday, and meantime employers art unable to find sufficient hands. Brussels—Among foreign property sequestrated hv the Belgian govern ment Is $16,000,000 belonging to the mad ex-Rmpress Charlotte, widow of Maximilian, emperor of Mexico, sister in-law of Km per or Franz Josef. London—That factory workers would enjoy better health if. they had their hands and faces varnished was the suggestion made by Dr. W. J. O'Dono van, chief medical officer of the min istry of munitions. 10 Cents Will buy any copy of popular music. $1.00 will buy 11 copies. Nothing reserved. Send your orders to the SAMPSON MUSIC CO. •13 Main Bt. Phon« 2S2 ORGANDIE AGAIN POPULAR Morning Frocks and Afternoon Gàums Made In Very Dainty Shades By ANNETTE BRADSHAW >|P^RGANDIE has not yet run its day. The popularity en joyed by this delightfully crisp fabric last summer, instead of tiring its wearers, has only taught them what sensibly lovely frocks this sheer material de velops. In pastel shades morn ing and afternoon dresses will be made of organdie this year. Pink organdie is combined with white net and lace to (make the pretty afternoon dress shown at the left. A deep roll collar of pink organdie fastens over a vest, of lace and net. Old blue ribbon, picot edged, is run through but tonholes in the collar. The deep tunic of pink organdie is trimmed with tucks and falls over a tight er skirt of net trimmed with Val. lace. The gown of rose organdie, at the right, shows a trimming of dyed lace. The lace runs aiound the neck in an effective line. A broad band of lace finishes the sleeves and similar bands are run on the plainly gathered skirt. Wide grosgrain ribbon in a love ly shade of peacock blue makes a colorful girdle on this gown. Broad-brimmed hats of match ing colors or black picture hats are worn with these organdie frock« THEATER GROWING MIGRAL? YES, SAYS BRITON—NO, SAYS AMERICAN London, March 2".—(By Mail)— That the moral tone of the London theatres today is lower than at any time during the last ten year, and that modern productions tend "to familarize girls and boyo with the sight of lewd, semi-nude women, and with songs suggestive and thoroughly unwholesome," is the charge made by Oscar Asche, famous actor-manager - producer, of ''Kismet" and "Chu Chin Chow" fame. The ever-increasing flow or revues featuring very flimsily or even par tially clad chorus girls, as distinct from the old "Legs and Lace" variety, has given rise to considerable contro versy as to the morals of the stage, and in the opinion of Oscar Asche, Weedon Grossmith and other artists of the old school, the present-day' Lon don stage deserves all the rude things that are being said about it. Asche said, "I have heard and seen things on the stage lately that pass the limit of suggestiveness. Lewdness is the only word that can bo used. But it is no use saying that this class or entertainment is foisted on the pub lic. for there must be a great public that does want it, or speculative syn dicates would hardly choose revues, except to meet a demand, as the revue form of production is the most ex pensive. "The fact remains that the tone of the London stage as a whole is lower today than ten years ago. There are several causes. One is the passing of the actor-manager, and that gen tleman's valuable stock of vanity. He would not touch work below a certain leve* To take the cash in hand and v : . ! !v'' pp® ml w a, Broad Brimmed Hats of Matching Color« Are Worn with Those Gowns. y waive the rest was what he would not do. 'The modern commercial manager and modern theatrical syndicate do not let vanity stand between themselves and receipts'. ''Another cause of the theatre's low ered tone is that the real London — and for that matter, British—au dience, is and has been in abeyance. The theatre is still in a war atmos phere. The audience that was, 1» still harrowed in mind; in purse, too, perhaps. It stays at home. The sec tion that resumed theatre-going is not in a mind to accept serious emotional experiences from the stage. It has accepted enough from the war. The demand is for light entertainment, unJ when lightness is overdone let it pass." Oscar Asche hasn't the personal grouch of the unsuccessful advocate of "Art for art's sake." His "Chu Chin Chow" is doing record business. New York, April 12.—In the the atrical world the old adage that ''the good die young" is just reversed -it's the immoral plays that die young. At least, that applies to the present situation, according to Marc Klaw, veteran producer. "Public opinion is the most effective censorship in the world, and p *blic opinion rules American theatre" Klaw told the United Press tod°.v. 'The people won't stand f»** hu moral plays in the United States. By immoral, of course, I mean just what the dictionary says it means—vi?ioun or licentious. Legs aren't immoral. They' ceased to be immoral when bloomers were introduced back in the old bicycling day;s. At that, many' successful comedies have proven tha: legs aren't essential to their success. You will note there is a tendency at present to put more clothes on the chorus. "The musical comedy, which is es sentially an American product, is the most popular of any form of theatrical entertainment in this country. Tin American audience, with the mos catholic taste in the world, prefers tne extremes in shows. It wants, eithe musical comedy or grand opera, but will patronize anything In between. "The most important factor in the success of a musical comedy is humor. Then comes catchy music. Costumes, stage effects and mere pulchritude are only the sidelights. "There seems to be an epidemic of so-called 'bedroom' farces in this country at present. I have seen sev eral of them, and the only salacious thing about them was the title. They are absolutely and properly innoc uous. "The war lessened the attendance at theatres for a while when we first got into U, but i» had no other effect, aside from producing a number of martial plays. "The great majority of American audiences are young people. It is to them the producers must eater. I be lieve American boys and girl3 are the most moral *n the world. That should answer any question concerning moral ity' on the American stage. "Just like anything rise, the theatre cannot stand still without becoming atrophied. American shows are grow ing distinctly better." Paris—The chamber is considering a bill enabling relatives of the 314,00ft missing French soldiers to presume death if no news is receved within 2V Z years of the signing of peace. Widows may' remarry'. Paris — Clemenceau, the "Grand Young Man of France," has accepted the position of chief or the French Boy Scouts. Get your ironing board. They are going fast. Remember . for this month only do you get this $2.50 conven ience FREE. A beautiful G. E. Iron for $6.50 and the board free. Better telephone for yours NOW. Ä You can put the $2.50 you save in W.S.S.