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SENH III STMTS IT THE I10SIÏÏ Latah County in Which State's i ! ; j * i Total Registration Last Year I Leading Educational Insti- j tution Is Located, Is First; Excellent Record. STATES ALSO REPRESENTED 1327 — Foreign Countries ' Included—Kindness of Boise People Praised. I , University ) 1 cow. May I». j i (Special to Uapital News Presn Service University of Idaho. Moi •—Ada county ranked second in the number of students it bas sent to the university this year. It was beaten by I Latah, the seat of tlie university. Une | hundred and twenty students from • Latah countv were registered in uni-! verslty courses. | Almost every county in the state is represented in the geographical report of the students who registered at the university. Thirty states and territor-! les and two foreign countries are in- ! eluded. Seven Canadians and two Rus- | ■ians were registered. j Total registration for last 1327 students. . Miss Belle Sweet, librarian at the University of Idaho, spoke highly of the kindness of Boise people who en tertained the members of the State Li brary association at Boise last week. i • i * - GIRLS NOT WORRYING Boise girls who were interviewed on their opinions of the 10,000 American soldiers who married French girls be came sarcastic and indignant. Miss Marie Freehafer, president of the Chi Delta Phi sorority said: "I u::i wondering why they were so exclusive and stopped at 10,000. It is too bad they didn't let the married j men in on it, too. But the American 1 glrlR don't need to worry." Miss Helga Anderson, president of the Kappa Kappa Gammas, thinks that this is a fine tribute to the girls who stayed at home and kept the home fires burning. Other prominent women students at the university expressed sympathy for the girls they left behind them. Miss Perineal French, dean of women at the university, was the most char itable. She said: "I think it only' natural that the American youth has fallen victim to the charm of the vivacious demoiselle. It is an old adage that opposites at tract and the fascination of the Yanks for the bright, witty and capable French girls has been the most nat ural thing in the world. ••'Personally, I am well pleased that there is to be a intermingling of these two countries, who are widely' separ ated geographically, but who are closely related in spirits.'' The general opinion among the co Thomas H.lnce presents Wm. 5. HART // X -» \ f/ The Poppy Girl's Husband 1 _ Bill Hart in an entirely new kind of role MAJESTIC—TODAY, MONDAY, TUESDAY THI8 PICTURE WAS ADVERTI8ED HERE BEFORE BUT DID NOT ARRIVE. WILL POSITIVELY BE 8HOWN TODAY. ! j : 1 j j ! i | I J I ! i ©da is that starving Belgium and flee ing kun faced nothing like the prob lems that confronts the blushing flow ers of America today. MAY GET RANKING The university reserve officers training corps stands a good chance of being included among those who are granted the distinguished rank, accord ing to members of the university mill* tary staff. Colonel J. G. Hannah. Who inspected the university cadets last week, could make no definite statement until he . had inspected the other schools in his j district. He praised the university dcts highly. Various exercises in wall scaling. signal practice, parade drill and com bat problems were presented by the cadets. The men had been practicing hard for weeks past. Captain Felker, university comman liant, hopes that Idaho will be includ <m 1 with Leiand Stanford and the uni varsity of California ivlio nuide ilia distinguished rank last Target practice will be a regular fca lure of the R. O. T. U. drill at the Uni versity next year. All students enrolled in the military department will be given the opportunity to try their skill, The grade of marksman will be given those who demonstrate their nbilit with the guns. ' tt " ! Miss Phyllis Or ford of Boise has b een elected treasurer of the V. W. C \ tj 10 university. The V. W. U. A, will mrct ncxt week to outline plans f or the coming year. __ called campus day. Students and fac ulty co-operate in doing tlie odd jobs that have collected during the year. The afternoon and evening will be de voted to a good time. Building a cement walk, repairing the tennis court, building a stage for an out of door theater are among the tasks that the students will do this year. Aesthetic dancing and exhibition athletic contests will be features of the afternoon performance. Boise girls who will participate In the danc ing are the Misses Phyllis Orford, Irene Johnston and Ruth Kutenewsky. Costumes for the dances will be made by members of the home economics department. After the afternoon program an in formal luncheon will be served and a dann» will he given at night Friday to clean up the campus. This festival has become a. tradition and is CLEAN UP CAMPUS. university took a holiday Members of the university faculty declared themselves in favor of the attempt of American universities to encourage American students to study in France and to get French students to study in America. Prof. George Morey Miller, who was in charge of the English at the sum mer school in Boise last summer, said: "This international migration of students will result in understanding and sympathy which is really essen tial to the new world ideals." Prof. Edward M. Hulme, dean of the college of letters and science, said: "This mingling produces sympathy and when you understand a. rann you are likely to quarrel with him." Professors Miller and Hulme were the only' two Idaho professors men tioned among the 1000 sponsors for the hook "Science and Learning In France, " recently published to encour age American abroad. students to study . said j inert A committee to encourage the study | of Latin In the state schools has been 1 appointed by the university faculty, j Members of the faculty believe that while students should not be forced j to study Latin in case they have; show'll they cannot profit by it. all J students should be given the oppor tunity of classical study. Prof. H. L. AxUll, in charge of the! department * of classical languages. ! In a recent letter sent to prom- j educators asking their opinion I i tennis tourneys university next ! on the subject all but three expressed themselves In favor of the study of Latin. • "A student who has studied Latin is in a position to understand ills col lege studies better and to learn other languages more easily. The Rev. Willsie Martin of Boise will deliver the baccalaureate address at the University of Idaho commence ment. The baccalaureate will he preached Sunday, June S. A large loving cup will be awarded the men who win out in the Individual » he played at the eek. The cup has n local department been donated store. Winners of this tourney will be sen to Pullman to compete in the confer ence tennis match. According to lo- j cal dope* Idaho stands a fair chance ! of winning a high place in the con-j ference meet. - j The varsity debate team will decide whether or not the government should ] j continue to control the railroads when | ; it meets the Montana State univer- j sity crowd late in May. This is the first debate in the year. The Mon tana team will have debated the sub ject with Utah before it comes to Idaho. Only one member of the Idaho team has had actual floor experience, j properties of the state, j — ■ Dr. F. F. Nalder, formerly registrar | at 'Washington State college, will ad j dress the university' assembly Wed i nesflay morning. His subject will be ■ ''America's Heritage from the World ! Conflict." At present Dr. Nalder is with the extension division of the Uni ' versity of California. The results of the lntra mural track meet played off this week indicate that the Zeta Chi Alpha fraternity will maintain its lead of six points over the Beta Theta. Pis who are close seconds. The Zeta Uhis*Jiave captured several firsts and the hardest part of the meet has been played off. Dope for the Pullman meet to be staged next week has been furnished by thep resent, contest. Indications are that Idaho will be able to put uv a stiff battle against the PiRimanltes. The school of mines was highly praised by George Bancroft ,an engi neer who is testing ores from Ills Elk City' properties. "The university plant is up to the minute in every particular," said Mr. Bancroft. ''Other plants have piles of machinery that won't work. The Ida ho plant can use every bit it has. The Central Tdaho mining district has great possibilities, according to Mr. Bancroft. The Coeur d'Alene dis trict is more up to date, he said, but eventually the central Idaho district will hold a high place among mining TEST OUT RIGHT TO SELL H ! j °f j Against the Idaho Irrigation ! Direct the Commissioner Reclamation to Proceed Company. HEARING IS AUTHORIZED Must Show Cause Why Order Should Not Be Made Perma nent—Date Set for May 20 —Will Test Out Issue. The state land board, by and with the co-operation of W. G. Swendsen, commissioner of reclamation. will test out the question of the sale of water in excess of the amount tho commissioner believes is available for irrigation purposes under the project [of the Idaho Irrigation company. The board made the first move Satur day after Fred R. Gooding, Frank Hooding and others appeared before it urging that action be taken to prevent Hie sale of water in excess of the available supply. The company claims in defense, that it has the necessary water. The action is under the provisions of a law passed by the legislature con ferring upon the land board Jurisdi tion to prohibit tlie sola of additional I water rights wlier«i investigation dis- 1 cdosen to it that the supply la not ade- : quate. The case at issue will test : this law. Commissioner Swendsen issued an order following the board meeting dl rectlng the Idaho Irrigation company not to proceed with the sale of fur ther water rights and citing it to ap pear before him May 20 to show cause why the order should not be made permanent. ORDER ISSUED. Tito order is as follows: "The state of Idaho, having here tofore entered Into a contract or con tracts with the Idaho Irrigation works for the irrigation and reclamation of a body of desert lands lying in Good ing and Lincoln counties, Idaho, segre. gated by the United States govern ment, all pursuant to and under and by virtue of the provisions of Section 4 of the sundry civil appropriation act of tile congress of the United States, approved August IS, 1894, and common ly known ns the 'Carey Act,' and the statutes of the state of Idaho apper taining thereto, of which said lands a large body has been entered by actual settlers and contracts for the delivery of water to said settlers made by the said Idaho Irrigation company, lim ited; "And it now appearing to me, the commissioner of reclamation of the state of Idaho, after examining all of the available data and records pertain ing to tho water supply for tile lands embraced within the said Idaho Irri gation company's project, that tho wa ter supply of the said Idaho Irriga tion company, limited, is only suffici ent to properly irrigate and reclaim the lands which are now sold to ae tuai bona fide settlers and upon which contracts are now outstanding and that there is not available, after the provisions of these said contracts have been fulfilled, any water for lands now unsold or for lands to which shares of stock or water contracts now in tlie hands of the Idaho Irrigation com pany, M. R. Kays, trustee, or any other person or persons may be ap plied: SALES ARE FORBIDDEN. "Now, therefore, under and by vir tue of the authority in me vested, the said Idaho Irrigation company, limited, and M. R. Kays, trustee, ate hereby forbidden and prohibited from making any further or additional sales of wa ter rights or shares of stock represent ing or evidencing water rights, or en tering into any further contract or contracts for the sale of water rights for lands to be watered from the sys tem or irrigation works of the said Idaho Irrigation company, limited. "This order shall be effective forth with and continue in force until my further order. "And it is further ordered that the 20th day of May, A. T). 1919, at the hour of 10 o'clock s. m.. at my office in the state house in Boise City, Ada county, Idaho, be and the same is ltereby fixed as the time and place when and where the said Idaho Irri gation company, limited, may, if it so desires, appear before me and sltow cause, if a"ny they have, why said or der shall not be made permanent. "It is further ordered that certified copy of this order be delivered forth with to Oppenheim & Lsmpcrt and «Valters & Hodgin, local attorneys of the said Idaho Irrigation company, limited, and notice thereof, by like certified copy he given the president or secretary of the said company, and to M. R. Kays, trustee." BRITISH COLONIAL TROOPS IN PARADE London, May 3.—Twelve thousand British colonial troops participated in a Victory march today. Canadian, Australia, New island. South African and West Indian sol diers were in line. The parade started front Hyde Park shortly afternoon. King George took the salute at Buck ingham palace, where Queen Mary, the prince of Wales, Field Marshal Haig, War Minister Churchill. Secretary Daniels and other notables were gath ered. Tens of thousands of persons cheered the marchers. The route was gaily decorated with flags and bunting. Twelve Canadian airplanes performed stunts overhead. ————s By WILLIAM ALLEN WHITE, in October, 1907, there came to Ein poria rldtng in a buck board behind i spry little pony a middle-aged, pudgy clear-eyed man to take a job on tlie Gazette. I was not at home. He was a mail order. I had known of Walt ' Mason on the Atchison Globe, on the I Lincoln Journal, on the Washington • Times, on the St. Joe papers ofr 25 vears. When 1 heard he was looking i lo ' *»«* he didn't have to ,„ 9 k hii » work When further. I wrot and draw what he thought right 1 got home three weeks later I he had been drawing less thn week. It paid for his board. He liked the town. ;md lie wanted work in a country town and wouldn't. discuss wages. 1 didn't cither, but when he quit drawing work on the paper to writing order fill his writing orders lie was drawing "liO a week, which is fair for a country town. Last year he built a $12,000 house, and paid for it out of his monthly earnings. And he has the same attitude now toward inone> that lie had when he didn't have any money. It means nothing to him —save for the good it will do. Since lie quit working regularly for the Gazette ho has often come in to the office and has done a day's work or a week's work or even six months' work when 1 have been away,, hut my money never was good to pay for It. If he had needed the money, doubtless he would have been glad to get it. But. otherwise—no. A simple, kind, old-fashioned gentle o - re % & \N TfloD-ÆRT tgORSETS Cf IP Aiwa«* Frnnf T.srs«1 Always Front Laced ,p< « W E «r. thoroughly convinced that «he MODART i* front laced corset. the eaperior W front laced corset. This lesion MODART modsli are the meet ettrsetive we have ever skowa. Oar eaitomers who ara now wesrin> the MODART hava been benefited by tba figure molding qmalitias of this axcellent corset. To those of our petront who heve not at yat worn tha MODART wa recommend a trial fitting that they may lee the figure improve ment end feel the comfort a MODART will hive. FALK'S 8th and Main 25 CARS! COMING 300 PEOPLE Victory Festival BOISE ATHLETIC CLUB INTRODUCING Greater Alamo Shows FREE GATE 6—GALA DAYS AND NIGHTS—6 Commencing Monday, MAY 18-BIG ATTRACTIONS—18 12 FEATURING Trained Wild Animal Show Josephine Fleming's Diving Girls Athletic Show Doletta Midget Mother Hawaiian Troubadors And 11 Other Big Ones. 4—Thrilling Rides—4—Including The Whys, 101,000 Carouzzel, Ferris Wheel and _'_the latest thriller—the Aviation Swing. EXTRA ADDED FEATURE 21—OVERSEAS MILITARY BAND-21 _ FREE DOWNTOWN CONCERTS DAILY 2 P. M. AND 7 P. M. SHOW GROUNDS, RIVERSIDE PARK AND SOUTH 9TH, BOISE, IDAHO. man is Walt Mason. ] heard him utter an oath improper word. Tie has small use for the cult of reform, and less for reform pays his délits scrupulously. ,,e Keeps bis word sacredly. He stands *>y friends, right or wrong, through thick and thin. He Is ns mild spoken as a woman, and as fearless In taking a position as an army. He lias cultl vated «he art " f friendship and spends |"0 time : in hating people. In Emporia. where lie found his best fame, he i beloved by every one. If lie has in the whole town one enemy I have never heard of him. We feel here In Emporia ; that the inspiration of a quiet orderly. simple-heifrted community was what he needed to bring out the best that, iR « n hint. In being proud or Wall, we Kmporians are pleased with ourselves, SOUTH BOISE Grandma Nugent, who poorly «all winter, b her bed and is very feeble. Jack Galloway left Wednesday morning for Centerville, Idaho, where he will be employed this summer. Mr. and Mrs. M. W. Horn motored to Emmetr. Tuesday. . have never or speak an j ; been i now confined to j ! - Mrs. W. < 'hnpmn in South Boise. Mrs. Fred Wilkie from Paris, Idaho Mrs. S. G. Voe, c for a. visit here. n is ill at her home I returned this week Her sister-in-law ime home with her i » Collins Savidge, who Is a son-in-law of Mrs. Welton of South Boise, ar rived Sunday from France. He was a member of ths old Co. H, but has been engaged in truck driving In France. He left Monday to visit his mother in Payette Lakes, Idaho. Mr. and Mrs. Julius Hansen of Em mett spent Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Squires In South Boise. G. B. Crabtree, who is a brother of Mrs. J. H. Bachus, is visiting here from Montana. Marion Pricket, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Prlckett, is very ill with ty phoid fever. Mrs. T. L. Gearhart of Michigan Is very ill with typhoid pneumonia. Mrs. C. Arneston and two littlo daughters of Salt Lake are visiting her mother, Mrs. Alice Crane, on Boise a\enue. J. E. Kndsley lias purchased ths William Kberly house on Vermont Plummer Windle, who has been liv ing in West Virginia for two years, is visiting with South Boise friends, street, where his family will reside. Mrs. J. H. Foster Is quite ill at her home. Mrs. Allen Farley and little son Keith left Friday for her new home at South Prairie. Mrs. I. N. Hart and Mrs. S. T. j Brown entertained the South Boise Improvement society at Mrs. Hart's home Friday afternoon. After a short ! business session a social hour was en joyed and delicious refreshments were I served. A few friends gathered «st the home of Mrs. Mollie Sargent AVednesdny evening and gave a farewell surprise to her «laughter. Mrs. Allen Farley, i before she left for her home. Danc It | ing and music were enjoyed.