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Published Every Afternoon and Sunday Morning at Boise,
Idaho, a City of 20,000 People, by
_ General Manager.
Managing Editor.
Entered at the Postoffice at Boise, Idaho, as Second-class
_ Mall Matter.
r?hones—Branch Exchange Connecting All Departments.
Call 24 or IS. Society Editor 126».
Wheat and Prosperity.
n MERICA, thanks largely to her tre
//\\ mendous wheat crop, is on the high
LfW road to prosperity.
It has been conceded for years that agri
culture was the backbone of our national
wealth, even in a so-called industrial age,
and that the wheat crop was the great de
terminator of business conditions. The
winter wheat crop is now estimated at 837,
000,0U0 bushels, a gain of 152,000,000 bush
els over any previous crop. Together
.with the spring wheat, which will probably
run from 200,000,000 to 200,000,000 bush
els, there will be a total production of far
more than a billion bushels, taking care
of all our own needs and almost certainly
leaving an export surplus of no less than
400,000,000 bushels.
Were there not an assured market for
the surplus over American needs, this
would mean that the government price of
$2.26 a bushel would entail a tremendous
financial loss to the country. This condi
tion has been feared by many,'and has been
undoubtedly the cause of much-delay in
stabilizing business conditions. This fear
should now he abolished, for we are as
sured not only a record crop but a record
market for it.
Europe is still too war-torn to feed her
self. The Australian crop is short. That
of Argentina is as nothing compared with
the needs abroad. Russia, grain center of
the eastern hemisphere, which should feed
herself and the rest of Europe, is given
over to disorder and bloodshed.
This means that, far from being a loss,
the American crop will be immensely pro
fitable, that the government instead of
giving the farmers a billion dollars or so
as a mistaken bonus for an unused sur
plus will be able to find a market for every
bushel raised.
To those who have been waiting for a
sign, this should be the answer.
The foundation industry of the country
is in the healthiest condition of its history.
Other branches of industry should take
heart and go ahead.
The Right Spirit.
'HE directors of the Boise Commercial
club received a letter from an army
officer in France asking if the club
would be responsible for obtaining posi
tions for soldiers still overseas who return
to this city. It was stated that detailed
information would he furnished as to each
The club directors did not await the
slow process of the mails, but immediately
cabled: "YES!"
The club has also interested itself ac
tively in procuring positions for soldiers
W T ho have already returned.
That is certainly the right spirit; and it
means something with an organization
composed of several hundred men.
They Fought; They Work.
n STRIKING feature of the Victory
//\\ loan campaign in Idaho is the active
Uu participation of soldiers who saw
service overseas. They offered their all to
their country. They went across and
fought. Now they come home to help pay
the bill.
Really, they had done enough. The rest
of it should be solely up to those who could
do nothing more than help financially. _
It is distinctly to their credit, however,
that they have not rested on their service
With such an example, with such a vic
tory, with such a saving of lives and trea
sure by the speedy ending of the war after
America got into it, how can any hold back
who can possibly loan to his government
on a proposition that is safe, Temunerative
and patriotic?
FRENCH motto: "As we Clemenceau bo shall we leap.' 1
A LIST of the loan sharks with their Victory loan
purchases would also be readable.
NOTE that the other Tootin' envoys have arrived at
the peaco conference.
MEXICO seizes an American schooner. O, very well—
also Vera Cruz. Mexico hasn't yet saluted the American
flag, you know.
OF COURSE, Sir Thomas Lipton is glad we are all
''WHAT is the best cure for love?" inquires Miss X.
Rather she had asked Annie Laurie or "The Crab," but the
best answer we know Is experience.
THIS promises to be a dandy building year if the
other kind of hammers are not used.
EVEN Uncle Sam may not want to take the gin" out
of "ginger."
IN THE interest of a more respectful attitude towards
mathematics and money why not say "Williamions" in
stead of "billions."
IT APPEARS that the Jap idea of racial equality will
have to be confined to the movies.
FELLOW we know' yells about the high cost of living
and uses a 575 pole to catch 10 cents W'orth of fish.
Out on the hillside, where the breezes blow,
Where the wild birds sing and the violets grow,
Where the stars peep down from far o'er head,
Three little crosses lie head to head.
There is Pierre and Celeste and Mlonet;
And a mother's tears are falling yet,
While her heart goes out to the side of the hill,
Where her three little babes lie cold and still.
They were playing one day by the cottage door,
When high in the sky^came a whirr and a roar,
A Boche plane sailed far o'er head.
With Us Maltese cross, which glowed dark and red.
A flash and a roar, the plane was gone.
While three little forms lie rent and torn.
Far o'er head it sailed away
While the light has gone out from a mother's day.
Celeste and Pierre and Mlonet.
Your white crosses rise on the side of the hill,
\\ here the violets grow and the grass is still,
Wet with the dew from the Heaven's blue
And the tears of a mother, with love so true,
Murdered by kultur, one by one,
Sacrificed to »he hate of the hun.
Boise, Idaho, April 27, 1019.
Of all the mean and contemptible games played upon
the unwary none is worse than that which Induces the
small holder to part with his liberty bonds at less than
tl-.eir real market value or in exchange for worthless stock.
One of the finest features of the government loan cam
paigns has been the support of hundreds of thousands of
small investors who never before owned a bond. But
the sharks have been preying upon their ignorance.
Everyone should know that If he sells a liberty bond
after the Interest date, he should be allowed the accrued
interest in making the sale. If he took it to the banks.
Ibis would be done. The shark, however, gives the un
initiated seller what appears to be a little more than the
market price, but which really is less because the buyer,
not the seller, gets the Interest. To sell a government
bond paying 4(4 per cent interest for a speculative in
vestment of any sort is the height of folly. The man
with a few hundred dollars can't afford to make specula
tive investments—a lesson which thousands of liberty
bond holders have learned to their sorrow. The govern
ment isn't mercenary when it tells the small investor to
hold on to his liberty bonds. The advice Is for his pro
Another primary lesson for small bondholders to learn
ia that registration of bonds protects them from theft or
loss or destruction of the bonds. By this method a gov
ernment check for interest, made out to your name and
address, will come to you every six months. Any bank
will attend to the registration of your coupon bonds.
Keep your liberty bonds. Buy victory bonds. You will
never regret it.
My garden sass begins to grow, with ring-tailed
squashes in a row, and onion sets in line; the valued
plants are looking pale, the Brussels sprouts, the
luscious kale, but weeds are doing fine. If weeds
were only good to eat, my garden plot would be a
treat, a sight for jaded eyes; If jlmpson weeds were
good to boil, and didn't taste like castor oil, my crop
would be a prize. If beans would grow like cockle
burs my girls would all be wearing furs, and loaded
with long green; and I'd be strictly up to date and
ride around the town In state in my own limousine.
If cabbageheads would only thrive, ns thistles do, and
keep alive in times of drouth or flood, I might enjoy
this sowing seeds, and wrestling with the husky
weeds, and clawring in the mud. I have to coax
tomato plants, protect them from the bugs and ants,
and shield them from the sun; I have to nurse them
day by day, and then they wilt and fade away, their
course too quickly run. My beans have gone to king
dom come, the radishes are on the bum, they shriv
eled In two days; but gorgeously the milkweeds
grow; If they were worth two cents a throw they'd
be blamed hard to raise
Efforts *>f St. John's Congrega
tion to Raise Funds for tfie
New Cathedral Proving Very
Bazaarvllle, the magic city at 824
Idaho street, where men and women
ot St. John's cathedral congregation
and Bolseites generally are striving to
raise funds to assist in the completion
of St. John's cathedral, is, in the
language of the street, "some busy
pla ce."
I he dining-room, where reasonably
priced meals are served at the lunch
and dinner hours, has at times been
crowded to congestion. Extra tables
have been provided and the patrons
are being handled nicely now.
At the flower and French doll booth
Mrs. James E. Bruce, Mrs. Reilly At
kinson and others, with the assistance
of a corps of flower girls, are doing
herculean tasks to help increase the
cathedral building fond. Toduy Elsie
Sidenfaden, Rose Regan. Helen Black
Inger and Evelyn Jones will furnish
lads and laddies with boutonieres and
corsage bouquets W'hich are a joy to
the eye. Mrs. Bruce w r ants everyone to
have a set of the French twins, An
nette and ltintlntin. If you haven't
seen them, you've missed something.
Among the women of Spanish birth
or ancestry who are helping with the
Spanish features of the dining-room
today are Senora Ramon Yriondo, Mrs.
George H. Wyman, Senora Lucia Lo
pez and Senora Elena Fornurla. To
morrow the recipes for the Spanish
dishes served today will bo published
in the Capital News. Senora Yriondo
has promised to tell the publicity com
mittee all about them.
Senora Pilar Echevarria Pappadakes,
an expert in art-embroidery, has made
a beautiful dresser scarf of French
embroidery for the bazaar. It may be
seen at the country store and post
office booth.
Mrs. N. J. Eiden, one of the pro
prietors of the Apron Shop, said:
"Business yesterday was fine and our
shop is rolling up shekels for the
building fund, but we still have many
beautiful as well as useful aprons on
our shelves, as well as other merchan
dise, some of which may be won In
guessing games."
Tonight at 8:30 St. Teresa s Glee
club and talented musicians will give
the following program in the entertain
ment hall on the second floor uf the
bazaar, after which dancing will be
enjoyed by the guests of the bazaar:
Chorus, St. Teresa's Glee club; vo
cal duet, Mary Baxter. Hermlna Ca
ron; vocal solo (Lynes), Miss- Mary
Shurtz; vocal trio (Thomas-Salter),
Misses Paula Gramkow, Ethel Fen
wick, Hermlna Caron; vocal duet
(Neuland), Misses Ethel Fenwick,
Mary Baxter; vocal solo (Mawson>
Marks), Miss Rosa Bayer; vocal duet
(Glover), Misses Paula and Erna
Gramkow; quartette (humming ac
companiment; Nevin), Misses Bayer,
Baxter, Fenwick, Caron; vocal solo
(Penn), Miss Paula Gramkow; Sex
tette (Foster), Misses Gertrude Red
mond, Laura Lloyd, Margaret Kimmel,
Hermlna Caron, Mabel Shrum, Mildred
Say. The accompanists of the evening
are Misses Elizabeth Clark, Pauline
Thomas, Catherine Rock and Cath
erine Payne.
Murray Buchanan, a former marine
corps man, Is having much success
operating a bazaarette at which boxes
of candy may be had as premiums. H«
is assisted by Leslie Hayford, and
both vie with each other in seeing
which may hawk the wnres loudest
and add coin of the realm to the build
ing fund.
In an opinion to Dr. E. A. Bryan,
commissioner of education, relative to
the colleetion of tuition for high schools
during the period when students were
forced to bo absent from schools, At
torney General Black says:
"We are of the opinion that the law
contemplates no tuition shall be col
lected save for the actual time a pupil
is in attendance at school, except that
fractions of a month are counted as a
full month. We do not think the rea
son for closing the schools (the flu)
affects this question."
The Boise Athletic club was the first
organization to promote regulated ath
letics to apply for a license to the
state commission. The commission him
been called to meet in Boise by Gov
ernor Davis on May 6 and organize.
The Boise Athletic club furnished a
bond of $5000. It will promote wres
tling, boxing and other athletic events
under the rules of the commission.
The officers of the Boise Athletic
club are given as follows: Nick Col
lins, president; Tom Powell, vleo-prcH
ident; Robert McAfee, treasurer; Chus.
Mack, secretary.
Sydney Landcraft, special agent
for the Greater Almo Shows, which
will be In Boise from May 12 to 17, ar
rived here this morning to look over
the grounds and make preliminary
arrangements for the housing of the
big delegation accompanying the
shows. Grounds on South Ninth street
have been obtained for a show place.
Archdeacon Stoy of Pocatello, Rev.
Mr. Darner of Nampa and Dean Al
ward Chamberlaine, constituting the
examining chapter for the Episcopal
church of southern Idaho, are today
conducting an examination of Rev. Mr.
Lewis of Idaho Falls Into the priest
hood. • V

♦ The city administration has
♦ called a mass meeting to he
♦ held at the Pinney theater to
♦ morrow night for the purpose
♦ of perfecting a general organ!•
♦ zatlon of citizens on the forth
♦ coming election on bonds to <• :
♦ purchase approaches for the *i
<« capitol, without which the
4* capitol will not be built. .
'♦ + *** + *q-*4-4* + + **4. + .
The preliminary examination of
Arch and H. Matthews, charged with
assault and buttery upon the person
of L. L. Folsom with intent to do great
bodily harm, opened this morning be
fore Judge Anderson.
Warren Browing was the chief
witness for the state. He testified
having accompanied L. L. Folsom and
W- G. Cleveland to the ranch where
the affair took place. Arch Matthews,
he said, approached Folsom and told
him not to send anyone out after oats,
as he would not give them without
a written order signed by' Folsom for
fear of being arrested on the charge of
stealing them. He heard no further
comment, he says, but that Matthews
struck Folsom, knocking him down,
and then battered him up considerably
and that the elder Matthews, who had
a willow stick, struck him. Folsom
was rendered unconscious, he testified.
The state closed its case after a
physician had testified concerning
Folsom's wounds after the battery.
L. It. Folsom and W. C. Cleveland
have been subpoened by the defense.
Frowley & Koelsch represent the de
J. K. White, commissioner of public
welfare, has started a statewide clean
up campaign. He has Issued a request
to mayors of cities and towns to back
the movement and to keep It going
during the entire year.
Frank J. Clayton, president, and
George H. Fisher, a member of the In
dustrial accident board, left today for
northern Idaho, where they will spend
several days investigating accident
cases pending before the board for
some time.
Captain E. E. Laubaugh, who
has been in the service, has returned
to the city and taken up his new du
ties in the department of public wel
fare to which he has been assigned.
Miss Ethel E. Redfield, state super
intendent of public instruction, re
turned today' from the northern part
of the state, where she has been
spending the past three weeks on
school matters. She also attended the
Inland Empire Teachers' convention
at Spokane.
The special advisory committee
named to arbitrate the conflicting
claims in the case of T. B. Richurdson
•versus R. S. Stanfield, heard evidence
from both sides Tuesday afternoon
and then took the case under advise
ment. Charles Winstead and J. F.
Colvin with George H. Fisher, a mem
ber of the industrial accident hoard,
formed the arbitration committee.
Richardson was a herder employed by
Standfield and broke his leg while on
the range. He seeks to recover com
pensation for time lost as well as for
the injury received.
W. G. Svvendsen, reclamation com
missioner in the new state cabinet,
has set May 9 as the date for hearing
evidence in the controversy involving
the delivery of water to state school
lands within the Twin Falls North
Side Land & Water company's pro
Directors of the Northwest Live
stock show held annually at Lewiston
have selected the plans of,architect It.
S. Loiing for the new $22,500 pavilion
and also authorized the erection of
three cattle barns, the department of
fairs has been advised.
Governor Davis announces the ap
pointment of Miles Johnson, Lewiston;
Shad I/. Hodgln, Twin Falls, and John
AA r . Jones, Blackfoot, as Idaho members
of the National Conference on Uniform
Laws. The last legislature appropri
ated $750 for this commission to spend
in compiling the laws and to submit a
report to the legislature.
Governor M. Alexander also ap
pointed a commission of which Sen
ator Nugent was a member, but Sen
ator Nugent was called to Washing
ton and the commission did Utile work.
The legislature two years ago failed
to make an appropriation to meet the 1
old commission's expenses.
The last legislature passed a number
of uniform laws. They were drafted
by B. AV. Oppenheim, who was em
ployed by the legislature.
Lowell Parent-Tenchers association
will meet at the school house Friday
afternoon at 3 o'clock. "Children's
Reading" 1» the topic for discussion,
and an Interesting program is being
prepared. Officers will be elected for
the year and it is desired that all
members be present.
1 PHONE 7J for baggage wagons.
Prompt servies. Penalty Transfor &
Storage Co.—A<*v t
and the members of the City
Council hereby issue a call for
a meeting tomorrow
at the
at 8:30 o'clock
In the interest of
The Boise Band will parade Be
fore the meeting and play during
the evening.
for when
Adele Garrison's New Phase of
Revelations of a Wife
Why Madge Crept Downstairs to See What Dicky Was Doing
A S I walked swiftly down the hail
to the staircase I heard Dicky'e
volco from the door of the library.
Madge, oh, Madge!" he called softly.
I knew he was afraid of awakening the
other members of the household, by this
time asleep.
I Ignored the call absolutely, hurrytn*
up the stops as fast as I could. My
husband's voice sounded again, this
time with a peremptory note through
Its softness.
"Come here, you little Idiot!"
Through all my cold anger a note of
that voice tugged at my heart, pleaded
with me to turn. But the affront he
had given me was too freeh. I steeled
my heart and went steadily onward.
"Then go to the—" The closing of
the library door shut off the conclusion
of the sentence, uttered with angry in
tonation. And I was actually glad of
the gruff tone. I was so angry that I
wished no quick repentance of Dicky's
to he able to mitigate my wrath.
It Isn't very often that I allow myself
to be swept by such a white hot flame
of anger as consumed me when I Anal
ly reached my room and locked the
door behind me. Usually I can con
trol myself, and before I have reached
tho unreasoning stage my common sense
comes to the rescue. 4
But In the half-hour following my
tempestuous exit from the library I gave
no heed to the warning little voloe that
told me 1 was Jeopardising the success
of Mr. St'*ckbrldge's carefully laid plans
.by thus angering Dicky. I knew that he
>was perfectly capable of throwing up
{the whole engagement If ho 1st his tern
per set sufficiently the better of him.
'but I didn't oare. So Intense was my
anger and pride, that I believe I could
have stood aside and seen him destroy
everything X oherlshed. save only my
baby, without deigning to utter a word
of protest.
Papers Being Tossed Arosad.
I heard him como upstairs and go ts
his mom, then the familiar sounds of
papers being tossed around, sure sign
that Dicky was hunting something he
had mislaid. Then he came out of hts
room, closing the door behind him. and
wont downstairs.
My curiosity began to get the better of
my wrath. Was he so angry that he
meant to take the last train Into the city
and 6tay there during the whole of the
next day'« planned festivities? I listened
intently for tho sound of the closing
outer door, but It didn't come, and after
h long Interval X opened my door and
eoftly crept downstairs and Into a comer
of tho hall from which I oould see the
library door. It was almost dosed, so
that I could not saa Into the room, but
• 1 could hear a constant rustling of
neper, which was distinctly neither the
In the Evening Is the Best Time ti Read
turning pages of book, magasine or
newspaper, and It was punctuated by a
queer, soft, swishing sound, the mean
ing of which I could not guess.
Modge Investigates.
Thoroughlj' mystified I crept back up.
stairs, thankful at least that he had no
thought of leaving the house. But what
in the world was the meaning of his
que*r performance In the library?
There was no use in speculating, how
ever. 1 tamed my attention to get
ting ready for the work an<V festivities
the next day and evening. I much
feared that I would not need any prepa
ration for the latter, but 1 doggedly
went forward upon the assumption that
somehow things would turn out all right.
I put all the accessories of my evening
toilet into a dress case, leaving it open.
Jhat tho last thing before leaving the
house In the morning I might lay in my
gown and cloak. Mrs. Stockbrldge. who
«oemed l>ent upon showing me how
#\veet and considerate ehe oould be when
she tried, had written me a dear little
note offering to hang up my thing« for
I me to avoid their rumpling If I would
eend my dross case to her home as
soon ss I arrived at school.
Then I. os Is always my custom, mads
ready as far as possible for my de
parture the next morning. Every artlcte
of the ctothfhg I was to wear was In
readiness, laid out where I could reach
It with tha least trouble. As I brushed
•nd braided my hair I thought Ironically
of the pleasure with which I had antic!.
PAted wearing tho modish suit and hat
which Dicky had Insisted upon my se
lecting. I had not yet shown them to
him; Indeed, tho suit had Just come home
aftor minor alterations, and I had quite
counted upon the pleased surprise which
I was sure would be hts when he first
saw them.
As I turned out my light and crept
Into bed I heard Dicky's footsteps upon
the stairs again. He halted for a second
or two outside my door, then went on
to his own, closing It. I waitod until I
heard his shoes drop on the floor, sure
sign that he was really going to bod at
last, end then sprang out of bed, put on
a bathrobe and slippers, and crept noise
lessly downstairs to the library.
The torn manuscript had disappeared,
and the things upon the big work desk
were arranged differently than they
had been earlier In the evening.
With a sudden thought I opened tha
compartment whore we keep the muci
lage, library paste, scissors and other
The bottle of library paste had Just
been used, I oould plainly see that, and
the adssors were still sticky.
Dicky must have been pasting to
gether the manuscript I had torn la

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