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TD K WELUT 1 QIDED Major IVred Ä. Bood Finds Great Interest in Twelve South western Counties Included in OsO. That the reclamation meeting of the U southwestern counties of Idaho, to be held at the Mosque, Jan. 6 and 7, Will be the largest meeting of Its kind sver held in southern Idaho, was the statement ..ade today by Major Fred R. Heed, executive secretary of the Idaho Reclamation association, who is making arrangements for the meeting. Major Reed announces that the pro gram will be an especially strong one and will be announced next Sunday us by that time word will have been received from all those Invited to speak. Representatives from each of the coun ties Included in the call will have an opportunity to express the needs of their counties along reclamation lines A strong committee on resolutions Is to be appointed representative of all j the counties and it is expected some thing definite along the lines of pro posed Irrigation will be embodied in the resolutions for presentation to I officials at Washington. Major Reed further si lted, that It i was currently repgrted that Secretary I Lane of the department of the Interior, was about to resign, which was re garded most regretahle, however, if the statement is true, the Idaho Reclama tion association, will pluee with ; President Wilson an endorsement of i the James H. Hawley of Idaho for the place. I In Session to Review Findings of Special Investigators for Past Year and Outline Fur ther Plans. M. B. Yeaman of Idaho Falls and A. H. Morgan of Welser, members of the audit commission appointed by the alst legislature to direct an audit of the state's records covering the years 1917 plans for continuing the work this year and to go over idle work of the special auditors for the past year. There will probably be nothing to malte public on the auditing until later, Mr. Yeaman said. Ezra P. Munson of Franklin county, third member of the commission, was unable to be present at today's meet ing. Monson and Morgan were chosen from the house of representatives on the commission and Yeaman was chosen from the senate. aiares rccorus covenog me years ibu luis in the eil v todiv to discuss 3918, ate in the clt> today to discuss REPUBLICAN PRESS COMMITTEE TO MEET HERE ON SATURDAY The executive committee of the Idaho Republican Press association will hold a session In Boise Saturday. The members of the committee are; William Parkhurst, Ned Jenness, M. B. Yeaman, Lloyd Adams, George Bar ker. W. D. Zen l and C. I-owc. The purpose of the committee meet ing is to go over a number of impor tant business milters in relation to publicity work. Members or the com mittee in the city today are: Sena tors Yeaman and Adams and Mr. Parkhurst. The others are expected Saturday morning. ^ NEARLY $4,000,000 IN GOVERNMENT BONDS LOST Washington, Pec. »6.— During the year ending June ::o, 1919, 11,247 per sons reported losses of Liberty bonds, War Savings and Thrift stamps aggre gating 23,904,000. according to treasury department figures today. or this amount only 2444,000 was recovered Burden of the loss fell heaviest on holders of small Liberty bonds, ac cording to the treasury, report which shows that 5246 individuals lost 21, 970,000 this year. Of this amount, 537 bonds wore recovered, totaling 2117, 250. There were 5453 claims by relatives of deceased bond holders who died without divulging where bonds and thrift stamps owned by them were kept. _ _ OOVF—"TINT CONTROL OF INDUSTRY OPPOSED BY NEW SECRETARY New York, Dec. 26.—"With peace at hand It Is wholly undesirable that there •hould be further government control Sf Industry as control was understood end exercised during the war," Joshua W. Alexander, newly appointed secre tary of commerce, says In an article trritten by him for tomorrow's Issue of (he Independent. "Decisions for business will no longer se made In Washington; they must be made by the Individual business men tor themselves. Their need of Infor mation, is therefore, far greater than it has avar been before. Supplying this information will be the principal busi es*# of tha department of commerce. "Tha on* thing we need more than tnythlng else to assist us in the solu tion of our present problems, foreign sit« domestic, Is accurate Information, sur mistakes of the past have been due ta a lack of data upon oorreot decisions." part I > basa I Tha first eclipse recorded happen*« March 1», Til B. O., at $:40 p. m.. ao •ord — ------ - s •ordiag to Ptolemy- It waa lunar and ms oboarvad with, accuracy at Baby was tha first to ax of eclipses. Oâvmm HmuIicHri mmI VNiifis Mfeaa an« Body Fains , a sold ar CATTVB Th s r i la Mr NAVY OFFICER V ^ WAR HONOR NATION'S HIGHEST BRAVERY AS PRISONER UeuL El 7. d. Isaac* and *n. Isa sea, photographed at Washington navy yard. Lieut E. V. M. Isaacs has been awarded the congressional medal by Navy Secretary Daniels for his part in the world war. Isaacs was an officer on board the U. S. S. President Lincoln when that boat waa sunk by the U-90. He was taken on board the submarine as a prisoner. He obtain ed extremely valuable information regarding the movement of German s' btnarines and. escaping from a German prison camp after one unsuecaos ful attempt, he gave the information to the allied leaders. Lieutenant Isaacs is now a munitions inspector at the Washington navy yard. ( LLOYD GEORGE (Continued from Page One.) possible to force the Sinn Fein In the south of Ireland to organize a parlia- | ment, the official said, but pointed out It would be easy to offer them the chance to deal with the Orangemon through a legislative body and grant the Ulsterites protection in case there was any attempt to Interfere with them. For the present It was said the ____. _ , ... ,,„,n premler 18 forgetting Ireland until refjumption of parliament, which has been put off by the king until the new year. The premier's new home rule bill already has been drawn up and pigeonholed. Lloyd George, It was said, will de vote his time now to domestic ques tions, the continent and the peace conference. He plans to leave for Paris to discuss peace problems early in January. Tlie premier's advisers have assured him of speedy passage of the Irish measure—probably within two months after the reassembling of parliament and in thnt time, it was hoped, most of the International questions will have been settled. CERTAIN SINN (Continued from Page One.) both here and in the opinion of the world." Ha said. The real leaders of Sinn Fein do not countenance unbridled violence, but they aro unable to get In touch with the rank and file of the party, because' they either aro In jail or In biding to escape arrest. "There is a new, mysterious organ Izirg mind behind this aggressive mnumeiU. We do not yet know who it is but wo hope and believe his fol Ing is comparatively small so far. The harm they can do, however, is far out of proportion to their numbers." Moderate Sinn Fein leaders. It was known, fear the outbreaks of the ex tremists will bring harsher acts of re pression from ilie British government. The unknown leader, It was asserted favore a campaign of terrorism and planned a series of assusslnatlons to follow the French outrage. Old-limo leaders were left out of the extremists plans, it waa said and thé moderate groups feared the govern ment unconsciously was furthering the alleged condition of terrorism by forc ing the moderate leaders into hiding, ihrgrowrng'renk^oTth'^t^r " 1 " 8 ! the growing ranks of the radicals. POLICE OBTAIN (Continued from Page One.) here Wednesday In search of him and was held by the sheriff. The girl's sweetheart was reported to have been seen riding In Brown's ma chine with Brown 12 hours before the latter was killed. Although he denied being with D,. llUt „ a.on . ,— Bh«l?f CaMwc 9 ,. 3 °saJ U Ä thTmäS had not furnished a satisfactory alibi. He lias, however, not been arrested. WILSON'S POSTPONEMENT (Continued from Page One.) increase would be weakened when the roads were turned back. Now ttftt March 1 has been set for the date of return there Is left two months to negotiate. 1 The political phase of the railroad i questlon also involves the two million j workers and their desires for a contin uatlon of government coiffrol. ; Heads of railroad brotherhoods, aided by Samuel (Jumpers, head of the American Federation of Labor, have asked both the president and congress for a two years' extension of govern ment oontroL The opposition of railroad as well as other classes of labor to the Cummins and Each bills now pending before congress is also expected to make It self felt In an Increased degree. With the return of the rallroade a certainty the workers are expected te redoubla their effort* to defeat these measures. They believe tbe nearness of the political campaign will strengthen them sines neither party wants to alienate a largo class of voters. COLD CHRISTMAS. New York, Dsc. !«.— The hlppopoto rn«# teak leaked, the water pat out the furnaoo fire and the elephants an« 2Ä îrs&'ng't» DECLARES GREAT BRITAIN AND FRANCE DECIDE TO RECOGNIZE RUSSIA London, Dec. 26.—Dispatches from Vienna by way of Prague quote For eign Minister Benes of Czecho-Slo vakla as asserting in an interview that France and Great Britain, forced by economic necessity, have decided to recognize existing conditions In Rus sia. The two allied governments will seek to accelerate understandings between the various Russian factions, provided the Bolshevik agree to modify their policies, Benes was quoted as Baying. Plan Inaugurated Three Years Ago—Between $4000 and $5000 Goes to Employes With Firm More Than Year. - . , ------ - , ,, ut a salary bonus of 16 per cent SÏÂîLt" On Christmas eve the Randall-Dodd Auto company paid between $4000 and 25000 to their employes In Boise In the their employes who have been with the firm for more than one year, except salesmen who receive an annual bonus on their volume of sales. From a total of 33 employes 18 par ticipated In the bonus and received on the average nearly $2500 each. This company began paying annual salary bonuses to their permanent em ployes three years . ago. The bonus paid this year is 6 per cent higher than that of former years. The same policy is employed at the Salt Lake branch of the company where they have 52 employes, about 60 per cent of which number are eligible to participate In the bonus. The combined amount paid at Boise and Salt Lake on Christmas eve In ">~ 8 Dodd Auto company Is nearly $10,000. ARCHITECTS^™ MEET IN ANNUAL SESSION IN JANUARY 5 AND 6 The Idaho Architectural association will meet In annual session at the Boise Commercial club rooms Jan. E and 6. Architects from southern Idaho and nrciuiecrs irom souinern laano am gon will be In attendance. Associai feature In connection with the meeting will be a banquet at the Owyhee hotel on the evening of Jan. 6. The program of «leakers Is as fol lows Charles H. Whitaker, Washington, D. C., editor of the Journal of the Amer ican. Institute of Architects and a member of the executive council of the 11,0 ?r. BCU po JL t ' w £ r ^ r ' ^ Bryan, Boise, stats oom mission«- ofr education. on the "Ednoa tl0 ? ot 1 th ?'•y -chltect - 4' wll „® y ' consulting engineer, Boise, on 'The Public _ Works Bill," now before congress, also on "Rela tionship of the Professions." Fred F, Wilson, architect, Bozeman, Mont., on the "Improvement of Serv ice." Paul R. Davis. Boise, for the depart ment of law enforcement, on "License Laws." SUPREME COURT SETS REGULAR 1920 TERMS Tha state supreme court today Issued an order setting tha regular terms to be held at the various court chambers during 1920. The court will hold five regular terms, the drat beginning at Boise, Jan. V- Tha others are as fol lows: Lewiston, June 1; Pocatello, Sept V, Coeur d'Alene, Nov. «jlMsA Dso. 0. I MP. t < Tha average wM* yields a,W0 gal lons o< oik • Spirit of Indiscipline Pervades Work! Declares Pope By CAMILLO CIANFARRA CU ni tad Press Staff Correspondent.) Rome, Deo. 2t.—"A spirit of India dp 11 b# pervsdss the world," Pops Bans diet told a distinguished gathering In the sacred college today. "The masses are seeking pleasure and spurning work," Pope Benedict said, 'and do not hasltatd to amusa them selves svan amidst ruin and mourn "■e he pope apoke in reply to a mess age of greeting delivered by Dean Vinseo Vanautelll, who represented a body of high church oftlolale who had come to give the pope the season's greetings. The ceremony took place In the throne room at the Vatican. After Vanautelll had thanked the pope for his work during tha war, the holy father replied: "Today men are eeeklng peace out elde of religion, while peace, religion and order are intimately related. To day we see order subverted by vio lence and oppressions. »Many are taking advantage of the misery and moral devastation left by war in an COMPLETES 6000-MILE TRIP TO ENGLAND FROM UNITED STATES ' Plymouth, Dec. 26.—Frank Neal, 8 year-old San Francisco boy had com pleted Ms 6000-mile Journey from Cali fornia to England today without meet ing serious difficulty. The boy arrived on the Lapland and was met by W. J. White, a friend of his grandfather. Frank's only trouble occurred when thieves broke Into his trunk and took a $5 bill. He didn't mind that so much, he said, because they left his dead mother's locket and ring. A Mrs. Cann of San Francisco, who HERE HE IS-THE PERFECT LOVER! EUGENE O'BRIEN m LEILA BURTON WELLS" MMABKABLE ROMANCE TODAY I, « in ALSO A COMEDY SCREAM FEATURING Joe Martin THE EDUCATED CHIMPANZEE GEMS FROM "THE CHIMES OF NORMANDY" STRAND ORCHESTRA DAILY FROM I P. M. TO II P. M. STRAND DIRECTION B. W. BICKERT EMPRESS B. W. BICKERT OFFERS THE EMPRESS PLAYERS IN JACK LAITS GREAT FOUR ACT COMEDY Phone 1277 for Seat Reservations DON'T MISS SEEING IT TO-NIGHT A PLAY FULL OF GENUINE ENTERTAINMENT SPECIAL VAUDEVILLE TODAV Ö man ufocant shoot cant bmndcattkwtmmrger w A -butttnry shomtmm laterûifhe couldébotfu : r you can't got ont on tha tango mmi Mm m fears«, go NOW PLAYING AT THE FITZGERALD AND ANDERSON CLEVER SINGING AND DANOING AOT BIDWELL AND RICE MUStOAL ODDITY KANE AND MALLORY OD8I E D Y TALKING OLAMY SINGING soo Horry Corny I« Us X-«— —k$ J, f J Mp» WMrlWlMI WMW —tko story of a Rte* Im4 IId im|IncW4 mm £ "BARE - FISTS" DIRECTION S. W. BICKERT Hm endeavor to exploit them for their own ln fîT*î t ' upholding the social ordsr. "Today a spirit of Indiscipline per vades tha world," the pope said, the people hunting pleasure Instead of working to rsstore normal conditions. Thera 1s danger that this "war vengeance" and "blind hatred" will turn Into civil wars, the pontiff warned. "Society has turned against God," the pope continued. "Liberty has be come license In the world, while so ciety endeavors to become an end to Itself. This Is folly. Naturalism is the result of forgetfulness of the super natural. Socially, It Is conductvs to revolution and anarchy. "We invoke that God no longer be ostracized In schools, courts of law and public assemblies. We want In the peoples of the world alliances for Jus tice and arbitration with only Just punishment. Nothing should be adop ted that will destroy the lives of na tions. "Society can get peace only by returning to God," Pope Benedict con cluded. was hurrying to Winchester to visit her father, who Is ill there, appointed herself voluntary guardian over the boy during the trip. During the trip she watched over him on the train from San Francisco to the Atlantic coast and during the ship's voyage. Mrs. Cann's 10-year-old son, George, was Frank's constant playmate during the trip. "Of course, they gave me some trou ble," Mrs. Cann said, when she came ashore from the Lapland. "All boys do. But I don't regret assuming the responsibility of looking after Frank." Women assistants are employed tn nearly all the barber shops through out Great Britain. ROW OLYMPIA STOW THEN SHOOTS PURSUES OtoHPl». mjb. Bm. M _ KtaMw five posses, the young desperado who last night held up and robbed tbs J. C. Peony dry goods ensspaair store of S1S00 and later murdered B. X. Schulte, an automobile dealer who pursued him. was still at large today. "We have no clues of the where abouts cf the murderer," said Chief of Police Cusack today. "During tha night we scoured every possible hiding place. The hold-up and murder oc curred thortly after S o'clock." Sehults, armed with a gun, pursued the bandit. He was warned that the bandit had hidden between two build ings close by. But Schultz kept on. A shot rang out and Sohults fell. The bullet had passed through his right eye, coming out the back of hia head. He was killed Instantly. The bandit was described as about 29 years old, weighing about IMS pounds, _ _ _ 2500 MINERS IN IOWA AGAIN OUT ON STRIKE Des Moines, la., Dec. 26.—More then 2600 miners of the Eagle mine near here went on strike today, claiming their employers had refused to pay ^NIUIWWUMIIMIIIRIUIIMIRIIRRRRRRRRRRRRIWIMUWIRRRIUUUUUUUUUMI Attention K. of P. PAGE RANK BOISE LODGE NO. 60 FRIDAY EVENING, 8 P. 1*1. DECEMBER 26, >1» C. S. ALLEN, K. R. S. re ellef BtUrANS Hot water Sure Relief them the 14 per cent wage Increase ordered by the settlement. One of the officials declared there waa a misun derstanding and profeased belief the union leaders would order the strikers to return to work. J. C. L«wi«, president of the «tat« miners' organization, when apprised of the miners' action, declared steps to settle the strike would be taken at once. When opals are first taken from the mine they are ao soft that they can be picked to pieces with the finger nail.