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Pamphlets Tell French People of America's Ideals and Promises. HAVINS BENEFICIAL EFFECT Literature Goes Directly to Home* '«nd a Tremendous Influence for Good Is Thus Being Exerted— Distributed in Schools. By E. A. BAJCHELOR. Paris.—America's ideals, America's past attainments and America's defin ite promises for the successful prose cution of the war are being present ed to the French people In a trench ant, convincing maimer through the medium of pamphlets prepared by the educational bureau of the American Y. M. C. A. Through the co-operation of the de partment of public instruction of France, It has been possible to dis tribute 120,000 of these pamphlets In the schools. A large percentage of the literature so distributed has been taken directly Into the homes and a tremendous Influence for good Is thus being exerted. The Y. M. O. A. became convinced some time ago that a general distri bution of concrete Information regard ing things and alms American would be greatly appreciated not only by the French people, but would also do much to promote confidence and un derstanding between the two nations. The French are always eager to Jiear about the United States and pever tire of asking questions about their great ally country. Much In- : formation of this kind of course had been spread by Individuals but, un fortunately, all of the Americans In France have not a clear and accurate conception of their own national Ideals nor even a very wide variety of exact Information regarding their Consequently It was decided that pamphlets giving much Information In A small compass would serve an ex •wn land. cellent purpose. Three of these pamphlets were prepared. Emphasizes Idealism. One, for the higher grades In the cchools or for the colleges, Is by Dr. John Brsklne, formerly of Columbia • university, head of the Y. M. C. A. educational department. Its title Is: ■"The Ideals for Which America Stands." It deals mainly with the causes that Impelled the United States to enter the war. The point that America Is fighting for world 11b erty and not for any selfish ends Is emphasized. The second folder, "The Help Brought by America to the Allies," Is by Carl Holliday, professor of Amer ican literature at the University of Toledo, and a member of the educa tional department of the Y. M. O. A. Professor Holliday gives facts and figures to show how much the United States has done to help the allies both Since she herself entered the war and before that time. The pamphlet also outlines 'he program that the Amer loan government has pledged Itself to carry out in the way of furnishing men and food, to carry on the war to victory. This folder Is for the middle grades in the schools. P. A. F. Appelboom of the faculty of the University of Kansas, another member of the Red Triangle educa tional department. Is the author of the third pamphlet, written In simple language for the pupils of the primary grades. Mr. Appelboom presents ma ieÆ il similar to that used by his con freres. All three of the little folders have the merit of being plain, readily un derstood statements of facts. No ef fort Is made to launch Into lofty lit erary flights. The writers have tried to give definite Information and trust to the readers to form the proper conclusions therefrom. Refutes Foe Propaganda. Beyond question this literature will have a beneficial effect In offsetting enemy propaganda, which In France had been taking the form of suggest • Ing to the French people that-Amer ica was merely a vocal and not a practical ally. No one could read the Information put forth by the three pamphlets without knowing that the UrJted States has accomplished won ders In getting a huge army to France Inside a year after her declaration of war and continuing meanwhile her service of food, ammunition and cred its to the allies. ( V XX BOY SEEKS FARM WORK LOAN Twelve-Year-Old Applicant In Kansas la Youngeat to Apply Under Recent Act. Wichita, Kan.—Verner Dltns, twelve. f»< Burdette, Ean., is the youngest ap plicant for a seed wheat loan under the recent farm loan plan to be re ceived by the Wichita Loan bank, ac cording to Supervisor L. M. Easta brook. Young Dltus in his application says he owns a horse valued at $50 and a cow worth the same. He uses his fa ther's machinery and wants $300 on a 100-acre tract. The application is vouched for by the farm agent at Paw brook, who says the boy enjoys a good reputation ns a farmer and a general good reputation. His parents will have to sign the mortgages, it is said. SOME GERMAN RELICS m Ï >< X iv * * [ ; m — t On the steps of the capitol in Wash ington Senator William H. Thompson shows his colleagues a collection of German relics he picked up on the bat tlefields of France during a visit from which he has Just returned. In the picture are left to right: George E. Chamberlain of Oregon, chairman of the military affairs com mittee; Senator Thompson, Senator John J. Walsh of Montana and Sena tor Morris Sheppard of Texas. Senator DROP FAGS TO YANKS Cigarettes Showered on Them From the Skies. Knights of Columbus Bring Joy to Boys While Battle Is in Progress. fell from the skies on the American fighters driving the Germans out of the St. Mihiel salient. This fact was announced in a cablegram received by William J. Mulligan, chairman of the Knights of Columbus committee on war activities, at the United War Work Campaign headquarters. From American airplanes 20,000 packages of cigarettes were dropped into the hands of infantrymen and artillerymen press ing forward in their victorious squeeze which dislodged the enemy from the stronghold they had held for more than three years. stamped "Compliments of the Knights of Columbus." New York.—Showers of cigarettes Each package was At the same time, cable dispatches announce, Y. M. C. A. workers on foot moved among the soldiers, handing out chocolates and cigarettes. The airplane service for distributing cigarettes to the soldiers, while the battle was In progress and the ordi nary foot or motor methods of reach ing the men In the front lines were unavailable, was established by Mar tin V. Merle of San Francisco, a K. of C. secretary, with the co-operation of an American airplane unit. After the fight, soldiers related how pleas antly surprised they had been when cigarettes dropped from on high. They declared no service In their behalf ever had pleased them as much as this ul tra modern delivery of "smokes." The Y. M. C. A. workers won new friends at St. Mihiel. One Red Tri angle man, with a huge pack on his back, moved forward with a certain unit, distributing chocolates and clga r<Ttes to each soldier. Salvation Army workers also were busy with their doughnuts and coffee throughout the St. Mihiel drive. 4-+4'4"l"M"M"l"i'4"l"l-++-i-4"H"W'l"l-+^ Î COULD NOT READ, BUT * HE'S THERE WITH RIFLE Camp Sheridan, Montgomery, J Ala.—A recruit to Captain Win- ♦ ston's company was ordered to shoot at a certain target, the number belnk given. "I kain't read, Cap'n, the Tennesseean. The target was shown him and when he had finished, his tally was 48 hits out of a pos sible 60. The officers say that these mountaineers seldom go under 40 hits out of 50 shots. said t J IMITATION EGGS EXEMPT HIM English. Tradesman Olacloaea His Eco nomic Value to the Gov ernment. London.—The military call has dis closed a number of curious trades. One of the strangest came from the Rye gate tribunal. The applicant described himself as a manufacturer of Imita tion eggs and produced samples of his work. Holding between his fingers a splen did facsimile of a pheasant egg, he ex plained that when a pheasant is set ting her eggs are put under a good barnyard hen. The imitation eggs are put under the pheasant until hatching time Is nearly due, then the eggs are transferred and the pheasant hatches her own eggs. In this manner eggs are saved from enemies. The tribu nal gave the applicant six months' ex emption. SNIPERS EASY PREY Yankee Squirrel Hunters Seldom Miss Them. Two Men From Pennsylvania Account for at Least Forty Huns. Paris.—When Yankee troops pushed Into Boncheres, Boche snipers got busy from windows and other vantage points. The Yanks proceeded to get busy with the snipers. Two men who did most effective work in cleaning out the Boche snipers were two Pennsyl vania squirrel hunter%—Privates Har ry Meeks and J. C. Tltterlngton. Every time they glimpsed the smallest por tlon of a Hun they fired, and they sel dom missed, these two men accounted for at least forty Germans. Just about noon they located three snipers in the belfry of a church Just under the cross. From this vantage the Boches were picking off American soldiers. Meeks and Tltterlngton got on the Job immediately by climbing to the roof of a nearby dwelling, saw the head of a Hun for Just a sec ond over the edge of the belfry. The bullet found its mark, leaving only two snipers. The two Yanks then be gan a fusillade of bullets, and five minutes later a white flag fluttered from the belfry. Soon the two sur viving Huns came down on the Jump yelling "kamerad." A little later a party of Yanks lo cated a machine gun in the belfry of another church. They charged up the stairway into the belfry and cleaned out the nest in short order, killing the Huns. It is estimated that Meeks HATED YELLOW, EVEN PAINT ON SIGNS * + I * * * î Newark, O.—There is a wom an near Perryton who has a son in the army. Consequently she [|| will not stand for anything yel- 4 low about her premises. A. L. Norton hired Joe Nels to + paint a sign for him. In putting * in the flourishes and curly-cues Neis placed a streak of yellow across the board. A telephone call promptly In formed the painter that he must change the sign. Accordingly, he went back and erased the ob noxious yellow streak, substi tuting one of the allied colors, blue. ♦ 4 « 4 - 4 « * 4 « * 4 < 4 < t * t t RECRUIT TAKES NO CHANCES Officer of the When He Cannot Give Number of Post. Vancouver Barracks, Wash.—Re cruits for Uncle Sam's "Hun Tamers" don't intend to have any German spies put things over on them, and they are full of pep and caution. The officer of the day, making his rounds in the general neighborhood of midnight, came upon a sentry, who challenged him with the usual "Halt, who goes there?" '"Officer of the day," The "rookie" sentry was doubtful, and he decided to test the intruder. "Well, if you're the officer of the day, what's the number of my post?" be asked. As the officer hadn't set out the sentry posts, leaving that to a ser geant, he couldn't answer, and the sentry promptly took him to the guardhouse. TOLD TO DESERT, SAYS HUN Allies' Boy Prisoner Asserts Mother Urged Him to Surrender at First Chance. New York.—The spirit of American forces overseas has raised the morale of the allied troops to the highest pitch, according to Dr. E. W. Buckley of St. Paul, Minn., supreme physician of the Knights of Columbus, who has Just returned from a tour of the west ern front. While there he had Inter views with General Pershing, General Mangin, Premier Clemenceau and oth er allied leaders. This spirit, Doctor Buckley asserted, was In sharp contrast with the spirit of German prisoners he saw. "One of them could not have been more than fifteen," he said. "This boy told American officers his mother had bade him surrender at the first oppor tunity." ARTIST NOW PAINTS SHIPS 0 Creator of Famous Paintings Is Now Employed In a Ship yard. fi the Artist, Venice and Vienna, pieces, brush to one of Uncle Sam's recently launched cargo carriers. Hill believes every artist In the country should lay aside his palettes and tubes and paint ships for the government. Seattle, Wash.—Edward Hill, sew enty-four, who has been famous as an artist for fifty years, considered his tiny landscape brushes as poor tools with which to defeat the kaiser. So It happens that the creator of famous paintings 4s now painting ships In Se attle shipyards. 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Dickson, Spokane ; Marie L, Ludbery, Spokane; R. S. Brown, Spokane; Noah Frederick, Portland; Thos. S. Molesworth, Walla Walla; P. F. Brott, Spokane; G. J. Loquvam, Spokane; P. B, Brockman. Spokane; L. A. Dollerhide, Spokane ; Otto Sprats, Spokane; R. E. Walker, Portland; W. G. Bissell. Gooding; L. W. Elder, Spo a n 0 0 fi BE MADE SAFE FOR IN THE TRENCHES fi IDAHO MUST OUR BOYS 0 0 fi 0 READ THIS LETTER: "Fort Scott, Kansas, April 5, 1917. "Mr. Wm. D. Haywood, 164 W. Washington St., Chicago, Ill. FELLOW WORKER: Have just returned from Des Moines, Iowa, and am very glad to be able to report that all of the cases there are disposed of favorably and the boys at liberty. I think the Defense Committee is satisfied with the handling of the case. Of course, it was not one in which any labor principle was involved, and, therefore, the fight was simply made to get the boys out. "My expenses for the trip were $34.30 and if you will send me a check for that it will clean the matter up. "How are you coming with the Minnesota proposition? I hope you don't start anything until the year has expired. This damned war business is going to make it mighty hard to do good organiza tion work or good radical work of any kind, but I think the fight should be now centered against spy bills and conscription. Have you heard from Pennsylvania and Powers of Attorney? Yours for industrial freedom, B fi 0 0 44 44 fi fi 0 0 fi fi 0 0 fi fi 0 0 l (t a 44 0 (Signed) ARTHUR LESEUER." 44 fi Arthur LeSeuer is Executive Secretary of the Non-Partisan League. The Non-Partisan League nominated H. F. Samuels for Governor. Do you think Samuels, who accepts the nomination of the Non-Partisan League, whose Executive Secretary thinks the fight should be "centered against spy bills," is fit to be Governor of Idaho? If Mr. Samuels is elected Governor'will he fight "spy bills? Do you who have sons in the army think the fight should "be »centered against spy bills? 0 B 0 B m 0 99 B LOYALTY IS THE ISSUE. 0 Republican State Central Committee for North Idaho MOSCOW, IDAHO B fi 0 B kane; P. Showalter, City; J. Charles Evans, Odessa, Wash. ; H. W. Carets, Spokane ; G. A. Simmons, Spokane ; C. Williamson, Seattle; Mrs. G. Goetz. Wallace; F. D. Day, Seattle; E. A. Mitchell, Seattle; Jas. McGillivoray, Spokane ; C. S. Montée, Spokane ; Dr. J. W. Thorpe, Potlatch; M. L. Grin baum, Chicago; D. W. Grunburg, Wal lace. Moscow Nurse Married. Miss Ada Marshall, who for years has been a nurse at Gritman's hos pital and Archie Haynes, son of A. L. Haynes of the Clinton neighborhood, were married Sunday at Weippe. Mr. and Mrs. Haynes will make their home on a farm at Clinton. Mrs. Haynes was called to Moscow this morning to assist in nursing the in fluenza cases. * Miss Nora Yarborough came home this morning from her school near Stites.