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WARM ELAINE AVER NEGROES Blacks Arrested in Riots in Arkansas Confess to Plot for Wiping Out Entire White Population. Helena, Ark., Oct. 6.—Negroes ar rested during recent race riots in Elaine, Ark., today were reported to Lave confessed a plot for a general uprising against whites in Phillips county. Announcement of the report ed confession was made by the com mittee of seven appointed to investi gate the Elaine riots. The negroes, according to the com mittee of seven, confessed that a large organization had been formed and Oct. 6 chosen as the day for the uprising. They declared that large quantities of f.un^and ammunition were accumulat ed by the- negroes in preparation f >r the general slaughter. Details of the plan, according to tho alleged confession were for each mem ber of the organization to pick a baie of cotton and then demand "a settle* ment" from 21 leading owners. if'the "demand" was refused, the committee announced, the 21 were io bt killed. This, it was alleged, was to bt the signal for killing of all whit.*. PORTLAND IflAYOlf REFUSES INTRODUCE SENATOR JOHNSON Portland. Ore.. Oct. 6.— Mayor Baker has refused to introduce Hiram John son. when the California senator de livers his address against the league of nations hehe next Tuesday evening. Asked to make the introductory re mark Mayor Baker said he couldn't accept, adding: "I do not share Senator Johnson's views on the league of nations, and If ] .introduce him I must say that I am introducing him as a senator of the United States and that 1 do not stand sponsor for anything he may advo cate. The man who introduces him must necessarily feel as he does on the subject." Parl* Oct 6—Colonel E M House i who expects to sail for the' United EL : 0F FOR RETURN TO H. S. Slates today, said before his depart ure for Brest, that the executive cum cil of the league of nations probably would meet in Paris two weeks after ratification of the peace treaty. TABLE" (Continued from Page One.) on* here today at the call of Presi dent Wilson. The proposal, now In the hands of Secretary Wilson of the labor depart ment, was submitted at the suggestion of President Emeritus Kliot of Har vard university. Eliot will attend the congress at 1h.. Invitation of President Wilson, who namechlilm one of the twenty-two del egates to represent the public. Opening of the conference at 2; 80 p. m. in the Pan-American union building will mark a new step in the effort to bring a permanent Industrial peace. Fifty-six men and women, oil noted for the activity In the industrial and financial world, have been invited to sit in the conference as representatives of organized labor, capital, bankers, farmers and women workers. In many sections of the country, strikes and lockouts have been term inated or postponed at the instigation of the government officials to await action by the conference. Final plnnf) for the conference will be made this morning at a cabinet meeting called by Secretary Lansing. Two other meetings called for early to day before the opening of the confer ence are expected to have a big In fluence on it. At one meeting, representatives of 14 railroad unions will decide whether four of them shall accept the presi dent's Invitation to send four dele gates to the conference. The four un ions especially invited are the train men, conductors, firemen and locomo tive engineers. The other 10 rail un ions, Including the shopmen, were to have been represented through the IB delegates named by President flomp ers of the American Federation of I.a tor, the president planned. Th» four especially invited are not affiliated with the A. F. of L. JEV'FLL ASKED ATTEND. Act j leather, the 14 asked one representative be Invited from each and the president responded by invit ing Herbert M. Jewell of the railway employes department of the A. F. o' L. to attend the conference and repre sent ten rail unions Jewell early to day had not yet accepted. Acting President John L. Lewis, the United Mine Workers of America has declined an Invitation to represent the miners at the conference. ^he miners and railroad workers claim to represent three-fourths, ths four million members of organ ised labor In America. Government officials say all are ad equately represented through the 15 delegates named to the conference by President Gompers of the American Federation ot Labor. CAUCUS PLANNED. The other meetings will be a caucus of the It delegates named by Gompers who heads the labor group. They will diacUM organized labor's share In the c<mf«r*(ice. "But organised labor will ép—, ---- Longing for Some thing New Tonight? v Well, some new rausio will stop that longing. While it's in your mind tell the Tolki to go to Sampson's and get tome new records. You know Sampson carries the big stoek. STATE TROOPERS CLASH WITH STRIKERS IN PITTSBURG DISTRICT •: : ■ Pennsylvania state troopers leaving barracks in answer to riot call WITH THE EXTENSION PEOPLE CONTROL OF FIELD MICE IN ORCHARDS. By XV. E. ,CROUCH. State Rodent Control Leader. Univer sity of Idaho Extension Division. ( Editor's Note—In presenting the following article on "Control of Field Mice in Orchards," Mr. (Touch is be ginning a series of weekly farm ar ticles which the specialists of tho Uni versity of Idaho extension division ex pect to continue throughout the com ing twelve months. Next week's ar ticle will deal with the new Idaho seed grades.) Most of the Injury to orchards caused by field mice in Idaho is done bv the meadow mousf*. Meadow mice sometimes increase in enormous num bers and inflict heavy damage by gir dhn S fruit lroPS - When present, even tr ._°', xli , nal ' y they , cause s _e rl _ ous injury to orchards and nurseries. The writer knows of several instances in the Boise valley during the fall of 1918. where more than 25 per cent of the fruit trees in some orchards were killed by meadow mice, and the loss in one of these orchards amounted to $3000. Their attacks on trees are us ually made in the fall and winter, but may occur at any season under shel ter of dry litter or growing vegetation. They usually begin work soon after the green vegetation has been killed by frost. HOW TREES ARE INJURED. The injury to trees and shrubs con sists In tho destruction of the bark Just at tlie surfuce of the ground, and in some instances for several inches above or below. When the girdling is , complete and the cambium entirely eaten through, the action of the sun and wind soon completes the destruc tion of the tree. If the injury is dis covered before it ts too extensive, prompt covering of the wounds usually wili save the tree. In any ease of injury by meadow mice, heaping up fresh soil so as to cover the wound and prevent evapor eo into the ocnference without a set program," said Secretary Frank Mor rison. another member of the labor group early today. Five delegates of the chamber of Commerce of the United States have also been instructed to go to the con ference without a program prepared in advance. Under plans ss arranged today Di rector John Barrett of the Pan Amer ican union will welcome the delegates and introduce Secretary Wilson, who will explain tlie purpose of the confer ence as outlined by lTesldent Wilson before his illness. Wilson then will call for the election of a permanent chairman and other officials. The next business will be the appointment of committees to consider more than 200 proposals for arbitration and media tion ttiat have been filed with the gov ernment. (Continued on Page Three.) (Continued from Page One.) kind a person, denied exercise can ready assimilate. Physical symptoms remain favorable. Every effort Is made to keep the president's room as quiet as possible. Music from the Washington hotel not far from the executive mansion seemed to annoy the president and the hotel manager was asked to subdue it which he did. Mrs. Wilson, according to the White House attendants stands the strain of her husband's illness well. Doctors say i she is a good nurse and that her pres ence soothés the president Occasion ally she reads to him but this is dis couraged by Dr. Grayson. The customary consultation by Dr. Grayson and the physician assisting him was to be held today NEB HELD (Continued from page one) Gordon. The mob had threatened to day to end the lives of the five negroes held In swamps near here, unless Gor don was turned over to them. Martin was shot and killed late yes terday when he Is alleged to have de nounced efforts to capture Gordon. Will Brown, another negro, charged with being an accomplice of Gordon, was arrested and taken to Llncolton Jail for safe keeping. Plano moving mad. easy. Call 71. PaasUy Transfer A Storage Co.—Adv. Frames made to Studio, Ull Main Bt. order. -Adv. 14 and IB are tho Capital News tele phone numbers m ix thoroughly to coat each kernel. Th.i poisoned grain prepared by either of the above formulas is to be distributed over the infested area, not more than a te.nspoonful at a place care being taken to put it in mouse trails and at the entrances to bur rows. To avoid destroying birds, it should, whenever possible, be placed under such shelter.- as straw, brush, or other litter, or under boards. Small drain tiles 1(4 inches in diameter sometimes have been used to advan tage to hold poisoned grain, and old tin cans with the edges bent in so they are about 1(4 Inches apart will serve the same purpose. The poison ing, to be effective, must be carried out systematically so that no mouse rnuways are omitted, and care must be taken to get bait directly Into the used runways. ation is recommended as the simplest remedy. To save large trees, bridge grafting may be employed. The presence of meadow mice is dicated by their many runways or trails, which are mainly on the surface of the ground under dead grass, weeds or other trash. The first step In protection against infestation by meadow mice Is or chard sanitation by clean cultivation or the burning of all dead grass, weeds or other trash In and about the or chard. Ordinary mouse traps of the guillo tine type, baited with rolled oats or crushed wheat and set in the mouse trails will suffice to free & small area of this pest : but for large areas or for operation against considerable num hers of these mice, poisoned baits are! more effective. For poisoning meadow mice, the fol lowing methods are recommended DRY GRAIN FORMULA. Mix thoroughly one ounce powdered strychnine alkaloid, one ounce pow dered bicarbonate of soda (baking soda) and (jounce of saccharine. Sift this mixture over 40 pounds of crushed wheat. In a inctal tub, mixing the grain thoroughly eo as to distribute (the poison evenly. STARCH PASTE FORMULA. Mix one tublespoonful of gloss starch in (4 teacup of cold water, and stir into tj pint of boiling water to make a clear paste. Mix one ounce of pow dered strychnine alkaloid with one ounce (one tublespoonful) of baking soda, and stir with the past»; to a smooth, creamy muss free of lumps. Stir in this % pint of corn sirup. Ap ply to 40 pounds of clean wheat and i TODAY LAST TIMES HOW HUBBIES MAY CHEAT "WHAT EVERY WOMAN WANTS" IT PLEASED ALL PATRONS SUNDAY VERNON TIGERS WIN RAG ON LAST DAY EMPRESS THUR8DAY, FRIDAY, 8ATURDAY Los Angeles. Oct. 6.—The Vernon Ti* get s won the Pacific Coast league pen ant by taking the first game of Sun day s bill S to 2 from the Ix>s Angelo* club. To add to their glory, the Tt gathered In the last game, 6 to j, in the last inning. The game was tuen broken up by a deluge of seat cushions from the stands, —:-- U, CAREY'S iff BY AUTHOR OF "REBECCA OF SUNNYBROOK FARM 15—IN CA8T—15 Della Pringle has been induced to play the part of "Mother Carey." RuddyCheeks— SparklingEyes —Mort Women Can Have Says Dr. Edwards, a Well-Known Ohio Physician > Dr.F.M.Edwards for 17 years treated scores of women for liver and bowel ril ments. During these years he gave to his patients a prescription made of a few well-known vegetable ingredients mixed with olive oil, naming them Dr. Edwards' Olive Tablets. You will know them by their olive color. These tablets are wonder-workers on the Kver and bowels, which cause a normal action, carrying off the waste and poisonous matter in one's system. If you have a pale face, sallow look, dull eyes, phnples, coated tongue, head aches, a listless, no-good feeling, all out of sorts, inactive bowels, you take one of Dr. Edwards' Olive Tablets nightly for a time and note the pleasing results. Thousands of women and men take Dr. Edwards' Olive Tablets—the suc cessful substitute for calomel—now and then iust to keen them fit. 10c and 25c. SETTLEMENT OF STRIKE RELEASES VESSELS Washington. Oct. 6. -Clearance of loaded vessels to United Kingdom ports and the continuance of loading and dispatching of all vessels for which the cargo is In hand or booked has been ordered, the United States ship ping hoard announced today. EXCITING! ROMANTIC! FASCINATING! "DU «1 rp f I JE SIRE" PRESENTING RUBE DE REMER THE BEAUTY OF THE SCREEN STORY BY JUDGE WILLI8 BROWN ACTION SUSPENSE RAPID FIRE PHOTOGRAPHY TODAY RAILROAD PLAY Mkmnc T rODAY Wreck' ANITA STEWART IN A SMASHING THRILLER VAUDEVILLE DORIS & MACK ^ K»|-g| + «JJNANdh MAD MUSI. CIAN AND A PRETTY MAID BOY AND GIRL IN A NIMBLE DANCE ACT XIX 55 MAJESTIC BIG SHOW MARf DESIRE 10M EffiMNG CUSSES Boise High School to Keceive State Aid Under Vocational Education Arrangements. Inquiries Indicate a strong demand for evening courses In the high school this year, according to Principal C. F. Dienst. M. S. Lewis. state director of voca tional education, has given the high school officials assurance of financial support and assistance In organizing for the classes. An effort will be made to meet the needs in any sub ject for which there is sufficient de mand, it is announced. Some of the courses to be offered are: Auto mechanics. Including prac tical work on automobiles as well as theoretical study; physical exercise^ depending upon the demand: domestic science and household art courses, and salesmanship. Prospective students may obtain in formation at the high school office, phone No. 692 or by writing Principal Dienst, giving name, address, telephone number, and course desired. Enroll ment blanks will be available Wed nesday, Oct. 8, at ths high school, at the Y. M. C. A. and the Y. W. A. Classes will begin about Oct. 15. A definite announcement aa to the open ing date will be made later._ ■yjlL I --- Sure, Relief r iiNW«5"°v 6 Bell-ans Hot water Sure Relief STEEL PLANT OPENS WHEN MEN RETURN Welrton, West Virginia, Oct. *.—The Weirton steel company plant here, closed down a week ago by the strike of steel workers, resumed operations today with the reported return of 900 employes. Officials said the plant was working at 5n per cent capacity. TWENTY PERSONS HURT IN CAR ACCIDENT Dunkirk, X. Y.. Oct. 6. -Twenty per sons were injured, seven seriously, when a Buffalo and Bake Erie inter - vrban car. traveling: at high speed, crashed Into the rear end of a trol ley here today. 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