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THE DAILY STAR-MIRROR
MOSCOW, LATAH COUNTY, IDAHO, TUESDAY, JANUAKY 20, 1014 VOLUME III. NUMBER O.". THROTTLE THE TRUSTS CRUX OF SPECIAL MESSAGE PRESIDENT WILSON TODAY DELIVERED MES SAGE TO CONGRESS IN PERSON. MUST FIX PERSONAL GUILT Declares Emphatically for Industrial Commission— Wants Congress to Enact Laws to Pre vent Monopoly. WASHINGTON, Jan. 20.—For the ■jTtth time since his election, President Wilson today journeyed from the White House to the capitol to address congress, this time on the subject of the trust situation. Most of the cab inet members accompanied him. The admission was by ticket which was exceedingly hard to obtain, A one apiece being allowed congressmen and senators. Interlocking of the personnel of di rectorates of great corporations, banks, railroads, industrial, commercial and public service bodies is the crux of the trust system in the opinion of the president. He made this plain in the special address in which he discussed anti-trust legislation. Discussing the evils resulting from such interlocking directorates, president caustically attacked group of millionaires, who by reason of their enormous holdings of stock the the in numerous corporations, constitutes virtual monopolies. He virtually told that it should decide wheth congress er big owners of stock iu corporations should be compelled to elect iu which of them they should exercise their one right to vote on the conduct of its affairs. The president declared emphatically for the creation ot an industrial com mission. He declared that public opin ion had been finally conquered by big business so that the average business convinced that the "ways of man was liberty are always the ways of peace and also the ways of business." He emphatically approved make the guilt personal in all suits against "Every act of business is done trusts. at the command or unon the initiative of some ascertainable person or group of persons," he said, "and these should be held individually responsible and the punishment should fall upon them and not upon business organizations of which they make illegal use." BOBBED OP RELIEF FUNDS Mlneworker Official Declared Today Robber Mas Mineowner De tective. Jan. 20.—A WHEELING. W. Va., passenger of the sleeping ear.of the York-St. Louis flyer of the Balti and Ohio railroad, James Rodda, official of the United Mine Work robbed at the point of a re New more an ers, was volver last night ot union documents and relief funds for the striking mi of West Virginia. The robber e.i ners tered the Pullman unobserved and at ter robbing Rodda. he leaped from the Rodda asserted he recognized private detective employed by West Virginia train, the bandit as a hitherto mineowners. HUERTA BACKS DOWN Not Pleased But Cabinet Insists He Must Not Take the Field Against Rebels. MEXICO CITY, Jan. 20.—That Pres ident Huerta has abandoned temporar ily the plan to take the field in person against the rebels was stated officially The change of program didn't today. please the dictator, iti s understood, but the cabinet insisted. MINNESOTA PROTESTER Bon't Want Inclusion in fhiengo Dis trict of Regional Bank Zone Twin Cities Fight. CHICAGO, Jan. 20.—The claims of Minneapolis and St. Paul to a regional bank were argued today before Sec The retarles McAdoo and Houston, representatives of each city protest ed against the suggestion that Minnes ota be placed in the Chicago district. Minneapolis representatives claimed that Minneapolis does twice the busl of St. Paul and has better postal liées facilities and train service. Postpone W. C. T. Ü. Because of the revivals at the M. E. church the W. C. T. U. meeting scheduled for tomorrow has been post poned to some future date to be an nounced later. > AUXILIARY TRANSACTS BUSINESS Flans F'urtlier Equipment For Play ground in City Park and Considers Ollier Matters. The ladies' auxiliary of the cham ber of commerce met in regular ses sion yesterday afternoon at the chani commerce. The meeting was Ian enthusiastic one and well attended. The principal business which came be fore the meeting was the matter of | ber of providing further equipment for the children's playground iu the city park. Among the articles ot equipment the purchase of which is now being plan ned is a giant stride which will afford a world of fun for the youngsters. A net for the tennis court will also be purchased. The matter also of em ploying a regular playground director for the summer months was discussed at length and an effort will probably be made to secure the services of some of the girls from the university who are specializing in playground su pervislon. The question of a permanent lighting system for the city park was again broached but It was the sentiment of ail present that since the temporary lighting during last summer was found so satisfactory the city coun cil would willingly take the matter in hand this year and provide a perman ent lighting system. The sentiment of yesterday's meet ing was unanimously iu favor of a permanent and salaried health officer for the city. The work done during the past year by Mr. Woodworth was highly commended but it was the sen timent ot the auxiliary that he should not be expected to serve another year without compensation. The next meeting of the auxiliary was set for February 16 at which time the regular election ot officers of the organization will be held. NEW IDAHO LIFE HEAD E. H. Dewey of Nampa Succeeds 0. V. Allen—Report Shows Company in Good Condition. E. H. Dewey of Nampa, one of the best-known men in the state, was elected to the presidency of the Idaho State Life Insurance company at the annual meeting of the stockholders and directors at Boise last week. Dewey has won the reputa tion of being one of the most suc cessful business men in southern Ida ho and his accession to the presidency and directorate of the insurance com Mr. pany is regarded as significant. W. H. Eccies of Ogden was another new man added to the directorate of the company. The list includes now, in addition to Messrs. Dewey and Eccies, Edward S. Chadwick, D. L. Evans, Fred W. Gooding, George A. Day, William F. Smith, Lewis S, Pond. Fred E. Fisk, C. A. Robinson, O. V. Allen, Judge Albert Budge, George E. Crum, F. C. Bradley and W. H. Baugh. President Dewey succeeds O. V. Allen, state treasurer, at the head ot the company. It is understood that no other changes are to he made in the official line-up of the company. The annual financial report, sub mitted to the directors at the meet ing shows total assets amounting to $381,902.47, including $185,854.36 in first lien real estate mortgages. There was $13,499.51 non-admitted assets, in cluding upward of $8000 in agents' notes and agents' debtor balances, leaving the admitted assets $368,402.96. This is a gain of $65,000 since the last annual report. There is a gain of practically $10, 000 in surplus. The total iu this, as shown by the last report, is $49, 155.58. The amount of insurance In force is given as $4,526,141. This is gain for the year of $2,015,373, or 80 per cent. The death losses for tlie year amounted to, $3500. Officers, directors and stockholders expressed themselves pleased with the showing made and with the outlook for business during 1914. highly STAIMHIRROR HAS CHANGED HANDS S. E. HUTTON CONCLUDES DEAL FOR PURCHASE OF NEVVSPA PERS AND PLAÎiT. J. F. Yost Retires From (lie Business —Star-Mirror Daily Now Running In Its Third Year. Thru negotiations which were he gun several weeks ago, a deal was consumated in which S. E, Hutton of this city purchases from John F. Yost, the business and good will of The Star Mirror, both daily and weekly, taking over the plant completely, Mr. Hutton becoming sole owner from this date. The Star-Mirror, as a weekly, is one of the oldest newspapers publish ed in Latah county, the daily now be ing published in its third year. Mr. Yost retires from the business after years of earnest endeavor in meeting the demands of this city and county in supplying a medium that has long been recognized as one of the chief assets in aiding and upbuilding the community. Mr. Hutton becomes editor and pub isher and will continue the business. IMPLEMENT DEALERS IN SESSION Prominent Moscow Deniers Mill At tend Sessions at Spokane Which Open Tomorrow. tfon, which will open in Spokane Jan uary 21. The first session will open About 500 delegates from all parts of the four northwestern states are expected to attend the annual conven tion of the Pacific Northwest Hard ware and Implement Dealers' associa at 9 o'clock Wednesday morning, Jan uary 21, with a reception to the mem bers, non-members and visitors by President H. R. McMillan, assisted by ex-President C. L. Butterfield, E. E. Lucas, R. L. Spiker, John Smith, I. C. Hattabaugh, W. A. Bell, C. E. Max and A. Z. Wells. On the second afternoon the affairs ot the Washington Hardware and Int pleraents' Mutual Fire Insurance as sociation will be -under consideration, being completed by the annual elec tion of officers The election ot of ficers for the Pacific Northwest as sociation will feature the last day of The program for the the convention, three-day meeting is being arranged by B. B. Lucas of Spokane, secretary of both organizations. Charles A. Ireland ot lone, Mich., president of the National Retail Hard association, will he one ot the ware speakers at the sessions, which will be held in Davenport's Hall ot .the Doges.' A number of prominent hardware and implement dealers ot Mosocw will be in attendance at the sessions, them Mr, C. L. Butterfield of among the Bntterfieid-Elder Implement com pany, an ex-president ot tlie associa Hon. Dog Show on Roof Garden. Jan. 20.—The PHILADELPHIA, show of the Philadelphia Boston Ter rier club, which opened on the roof garden of the Continental Hotel to day, is the biggest affair of the kind The annual banquet of this season, the club will be held tonight, instead in March as usual. j / L € » ■ # ■ -, HON. WILLIAM E. BORAH •Senior United States senator from Idaho who is being urged for pres Idenuj on the republican ticket. MAY SECURE FEDERAL AID BILL ALREADY INTRODUCED IN CONGRESS TO HELP IN EXPERI MENTATION WORK, Seek $10,000 to Help University in Carrying Out Plans in Forestry By-Product Experiments. According to an announcement today at the chamber of commerce banquet by Dr. W. L. Carlyle, Congressman Burton L. French lias introduced a bill in the house at Washington asking for an appropriation of $10,000 to aid the University of Idaho thru Professor C. H. Shattuck of the forestry de partment in carrying on experiments in saving the by-products from timber and in clearing logged-off lands thru chemical process, the experiments car ried oh thus far having reached an advanced degree of efficiency thru the work of the forestry department. Of Great Importance. appropriation The securing of the from the government is of vital im portance to the work, not alone to the slate of Idaho but to the entire north With a view of aiding the west states. Idaho members in congress to secure the appropriation a resolution adopted commending the efforts of the Idaho delegation in this matter and referred to the industrial committee of the chamber the subject struetions to take steps to carry on a campaign that will result in securing was vith Dr tive appropriation. The committee is composed of L. F. Parsons, C. Hagan and George Creigh ton and the committee will be aided Professor Shattuck by Dr. Carlyle, and W. 1). Humiston of Potlatch. The committee will meet tonight and form ulate the plans which include enlist ing the aid ot every commercial or ganization Iu the northwest iu urging to make the appropriation. congress Other ( lull Work. At tlie chamber luncheon today there Mr. Hum on stump lands enjoyed. was a splendid attendance. Iston made a talk which was Shattuck talked on the progress experimenting iu saving by-products from timber and stated that the gov ernment expert, loaned by the agricul tural department, would reach llos Dr. greatly of cow shortly. The chamber ordered the civic com mittee to publish its recent report on taxation in Latah county and send supplements of the report, printed, to all county papers for distribution. IDAHO DAIRYMEN COMPLAIN Representative Sniilli Asks That Gov ernment Seek Creamery Trust WASHINGTON, Jan. 20.—Represent ative Smith called tlie attention of the attorney general to a resolution ot the Idaho Dairy association, charging that a creamery trust is seriously in terferring with the dairymen who are independent. He asked that a federal agent be sent to Idaho to investigate tlie trust's activities. Garreclit Mas Nominated. WASHINGTON, Jan. 20.—Prank E. Garrecht was today nominated by the president to be- federal attorney for eastern district of Walla Walla. CHILDREN FOUND SEARCH ENDED HOPE HAD BEEN ABANDONED AND FOUR TOTS HAD BEEN GIVEN UP FOR DEAD. Exposure and Hunger Brings Exliaus. (ion Willie Ciilldreu Wander Thru Oregon Woods. CANYONVILLE, Or., Jan. 20.—After all hope that they were alive had been abandoned, the four children of Mr. and Mrs. Mathews Adams, who wand ered away from home 11 miles east of Rosehurg early Sunday morning, they accidentally came upon a ranch house in the woods near Canyonville at 10 o'clock last night where they were given food and cared for. The hews of their safety reached here today. They had suffered ex tremely from exposure and hunger. Hundreds of farmers searched for the children ever since the alarm was giv en Sunday night when the children failed to return home after going to the woods nearby in search for pitch. FROM PRE-MEDIC CLUB Students in Sciences at Varsity Will Organize and Ask Faculty to Make Changes in Studies. A meeting of the students who are majoring in biological subjects at the 'university will he called touior row afternoon for the purpose of forming a "Pre-Medic Club." The club will include iu its membership about ten students who are prepar ing themselves for physicians. The purpose of the organization will be to enliven interest in the pre-medic courses and eventually to secure the adidtiou ot advanced courses along this line. The first work of the club will be to present a resolution to the faculty asking that a change be made in the subjects that are required of students who are registered in science courses. The members of the club will ask that aigbra and trigonometry be dropped from the required course in the fresh man year and that iu the sophomore year the study of Shakespeare be eliminated from the required list. Mil,I, AID THE DISTRESSED Slur-Mirror Mill lie Glad to Act in Giving Attention M'licre Necessary. The rare cases ot destitution in Moscow are usually attributable to laziness, dissipation, or bad manage ment on the part of the wage-earner of the family. Occasionally, however, sickness has drained the family re sources, and work can not be found even after honest search. In either case the suffering entailed falls heav ily on the children, and they become the innocent victims of circumstances. If any person in Moscow knows of a family in real need, will he not kindly bring tlie matter to the attention of The Star-Mirror? Thru the columns of this paper publicity can be given to a worthy case and an effort made to relieve distress. GOVERNOR ISSUES QUARANTINE Bars Horses, Cattle and Hogs From Importation I'niil Inspection is Made. Governor Haines has issued three separate proclamations governing the importation of horses, cattle and hogs to Idaho from other states. Be cause of the fact that glanders have been found to exist in horses the pro clamation relative to them declares these animals cannot enter the state unless they are accompanied by a certificate or shippers have served no tice ot intention on the state veter inarian giving Him an opportunity to examine them. Before hogs can he shipped into tlie state the owner must have a certificate clearing them from disease or the animals must he 1m niuned by the Dorset-.McBride-Niles treatment. Cattle must not he ship lied into Idaho until they are examined or the shipper shows they are immune from tuberculosis. Inspect Bridge Site. The county hoard recessed last eve ning to permit Commissioners M'oody and Wilson to go to Kendrick today to confer with commissioners from Nez Perce county relative to calling tor bids for the construction ot a steel bridge across the Potlatch near Kendrick, connecting Latah and Nez Perce counties. The abuttments are already installed hut only a wooden superstructure was built. It is uow the desire to replace the wooden struc ture with steel. BORAH LOOMS STRONG FOR THE PRESIDENCY EASTERN PAPERS PLACE HIM WELL AT THE HEAD OF LIST AS REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE. IS A GREAT HONOR TO IDAHO Only Handicap Declared to be Because of Geographi cal Residence of the Senator—Sentiment Strong OtherNvise. ENJOYING CALIFORNIA People Write of Most Pleasant Days Spent in (he Pacific Coast State. Mo.sco Some two weeks ago Mr. Emanuel Kaufman accompanied by his wife, four children, and his wife's mother left for California to spend file re mainder of the winter. While in San Francisco they were the guests Mr. William Kaufmam if and of Mr. Dernham, formerly of Moscow and now the owners of the Emporium, the largest store in San Francisco. That the entire party is having a de lightful time and realizing to the full est measure every expectation of plea sure is evidenced by a letter received yesterday by Mrs. Kaufmann's sister, Mrs. H. W. Clark. Mrs. Clark has kindly permitted the Star-Mirror to quote freely the passages which be of especial interest to our Mr. Kaufmann writes: ill readers. "The others do not know when they vrite, so they delo will have time to gated to me the pleasant duty ot tell ing you of our trip thus tar. Moscow on tile fifth, as you know, and We left arrived in Portland on the morning ot the 6th, where we put iu a dismal, rainy day iu shopping—an but not profitable undertaking, ther William had previously, written to notify him by telegraph from Portland our plans ot leaving and ar riving, as he had planned with dear Sister Bertha (his the south. So we did telegraph. What was our surprise to receive at Duns mulr, on t lie train, a wire from hint to this effect, "Upon your arrival you be met at the depot by Edith's auto Come direct to the St. Fran Vou are to agreeable Bro me leaving vite) for ill mobile. M'e leave at 4 p. m. cis. take our apartments." You Well, that looked good to us. should have seen our reception. the morning on We arrived at eight in Thursday. hour for these met by two early an good folks, but we were automobiles and whisked away ti All were 'sin the St. Francis in a jiffy. A temporary cerely glad to see us, suite of rooms had been provided until William vacated his at four o'clock. The visit from Thursday to Monday again left) was morning (when we just a series ot splendid auto rides on both sides of San Francisco bay, park. sumptuous views. and city, meals in palatial hotels and magnifi rdia! and ocean cent homes, every one so <■ They showered us with kiud and loving, nesses on flowers, fruit every hand, candies and books, toys and much so that we had to an extra trunk to take away games—so borrow our additional belongings. large and two baths, a din To give you pays $400 per They would rent I William's apartments are finely furnished, having two lavatories, two bed rooms, ing room and a parlor, idea, I think he an month for them, for forty dollars a day. Our time was so not do one half tact we were kept on the move all the full Hint we did In rc had planned. time. end. so on Sau All good tilings have an i. we left for Monday at 8 a. ta Barbara, for a there, we decided to come on here to Long Beach. Los Angeles. We are Long Beach, a beautiful little city, a magnificent beach, lovely streets, and attractive California houses—quiet. We expected to stop there while, but after spending a day We stayed all night in pleased with orderly and clean. M'e found a beautiful new furnished house in a fine neighborhood, palms ranges, and magnolias, roses, figs, grape fruit trees in our yard, witli a garage, hut no automobile, all kinds ot flowers, a sun-porch at Hie hack, and a large porch in front, beautifully tiled walks in red. We leased for three months. and hope to have a happy, quiet time. We are all well." Elks' Card Party. Tomorrow night the regular Elks' card party will be held and members of the order and their ladies are expect ed to be present. At the last session there were 11 couples present. Re freshments will be served and a good time is promised. That United States Senator William E. Borah of Idaho looms up strong as a presidential candidate despite his handicap of geographical position is indicated in the press of file country at frequent intervals. In the issue of January 12 of the Baltimore Sun ap peared an article under a Washington date line which illustrates the popular ity of the Idaho solou and which like wise measures Senator Borah well at the top of the list with other promi nent presidential possibilities, following has to say of Senator Borah: The Looking for a Leader. For months the rank and file of the republican party have beet their leadership over iu the hope of finding a .Moses. Realizing the depth of the wilderness into which they lia looking ive drifted, the loyal followers ot the old organization are rendering if some prophet will not rise up and lead them once more into sight of the promised laud. "And iu this process ot weighing lead ership, man after man is being quietly examined and labeled. Roosevelt, Cum mins, La Follette, Roo> and Hughes are being measured. 'Their ability and their availability for the next presiden tial nomination are being carefully considered. "There is still another leader, how ever, who is a factor in this uncertain situation and who promises to be more ot a figure as (he time draws nearer for final decision. Senator William E. Borah, ot Idaho, must be given rank with tile five possibilities just named. "No republican in either branch of Congress has made for himself enviable position than has Borah, an able lawyer and an efft bater. a more He ctive de He is broad-gauged and a tire He is bound to no faction and tied to no man's political less worker. chariot. Belongs to Progressive Ming. "Senator Borah's politics is on abso lately straight lines, sive republican. He is a progres He was that kind of he was fighting ars ago. He re republican when Idaho politics y mained progressive when he came to the senate. In the last campaign for the republican nomination at Chicago Senator Borah supported Theodore Roosevelt just as long as the former president remained a republican. Tht, hour, however, that Roosevelt deserted republicanism, that hour Borah de serted Roosevelt. "In the battle before the republican national committee at Chicago to seat Roosevelt contestants Borah, acting under a proxy, led the Roosevelt com mitteemen. Ormsby McHarg had been commissioned to prepare Hie case of contestants, but as everybody now knows he failed miserbly and Borah only imperfect tools with which to combat the compact, airtight, over powering Taft organization. Later on, when is became evident to all hands that unless some compromise candidate were selected the republican vas doomed to a crushing defeat half a dozen leaders were proposed. Hadley, Cummins, La Follette and Borah were suggested ns possible sav iors of a desperate situation. But nei ther Taft: not Roosevelt and this last-stand expedient failed. party vould retire Under Geographies! Handicap. "At this time, as well as at that time, but one seçious objection was made to Borah. He comes from Idaho. He is, therefore, geographically handicapped. To nominate him would bring tional strength to the republican ticket. Even though the whole Rocky Moun tain group of states Borah, their aggregate vote in the elec toral college would be negligible. "It is ottei^ remarked that if Borah were from Ohio, or Indiana, or Illinois, from Newt York, he would he a commanding figure in his party, being from Idaho his friends and ad mirers will haye to combat the pre judice that exists against the Hon of any candidate tor the dency who has no important regional support. no sec vere to rush to But nomiua prési And it of course remains to bo seen whether or not this prejudice Is strong enough to prevail against all other sidérations. ( on In Hie meantime Borah continues to grow in the esteem I his party associates and to assume a lar share of his party's burdens in senate."