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Any U. S. Citizen having resided in the State six months and the County 30 day* is entitled to vote
, WALLACE, Idaho, Oct. 24.—There
Is but one political issue in Shoshone
county, and that isn't an issue. It is
rather an agreement, with each side seek
ing to do the most toward achieving i
common end. That end is the def
of H. F. Samuels, nonpartisan candidate
Normally the banner democratic coun
ty of the state, it will this year give
D. W. Davis, republican candidate for
governor, a majority of 3,000 to 4,000.
This is such an important feature that
it deserves to be mentioned even before
the fact that here in the county where
Samuels lived and did business for 20
years it was impossible today to find
among the most representative men a
single person who would say a good
word for Samuels, or who knew of a
man who would say a good word for
him among citizens of good standing.
' Pivot of Northern Counties.
Shoshone county becomes the pivot of
the 10 northern counties composing this
congressional district. Republicans have
carefully that the republican ticket will
sweep all the 10 northern counties ex
cept Lewis and Bonner, The last men
tioned is the home of Samuels, and fig
ures there show the democrats and imh
partizans didn't get a majority of the
votes cast in the.,pmafep<e«. In Kootenai
county there is a considerable farmer
and labor vote and the nonpartizan ticket
rfwuld get good support there if any
where. In Boundary county, where Sam
uels has made a play for the farmer vote
kÿ '■promising to drain the Kootenai val
ley, there is a strong-, republican major
ity. • In Benewah county there is a strong
" E. W. W. and labor clement, but the
■' >, wote is light. The general conclusion
Is, therefore, that the Shoshone major
ity will offset any nonpartizan majority
•liât may be secured in the other four
Never was there a time before when
•II political parties and social elements
Itave so agreed on a situation as the de
feat of Samuels. Mine owners, bankers,
merchants, professional men and labor
feg men are united on this one purpose
with a degree of intensity that makes it
fcnpossible to discuss the situation calmly.
Partizan Feeling Unusually Strong.
When such a situation arises there is
■aturally a query as to the reason.
Usually the partizan feeling here has
keen strong. Usually, too, when the em
ploying and business Clement favor a
proposition it is not likely the laboring
men agree to it. They do in this case.
The answers to (lus question are not
•rintable. Such terms are applied to
Vlr. Samuels that they would only be
J ustified in public print after a fair and (
mpartial hearing had been had in a J
court of justice. Mr. Samuels lived in
Shoshone county more than 20 years and
there with a as a year,
WE CAN SERVE
Most everything We do here at the Moscow State
Bank in some way concerns the welfare of our cus
tomers. We are busy every day keeping in force
the essentials of safe banking, helping our customers
manage their money matters safely and to see that
they are afforded not only those services that are
of value to théir affairt, but also that they have
the many little personal aids that make an acquaint
ance here both a pleasure and a profit to them.
The Moscow State Bank
He was successively a public official, a
banker and a mine owner. Public odium
attaches, according to his old neighbors,
as the result of his record along each
of these lines. In other words, the rec
ord he made here brings about a solid
stand against him in Shoshone county,
where political, business and personal
rivalry is so strong as to be lurid.
Aside from the business and political
record of Samuels there is the personal
side. He is considered a joke, a man of
no stable convictions, but who swings
from side to side, taking up each chimer
ical will-'o-the-wisp that comes along.
Samuels himself boasts that he has a
sense of perception that leads his foot
steps. His old neighbors here say he
never does anything without casting his
horoscope. He reads his fate in the
stars and the latest thing they told him
to do is join the' nonpartizan league.
Affronts Offered Samuels.
Numerous stori es a re told of affronts
offered Samuels on his last visit to Wal
lace. On one occasion he went into a
valuable customer and was ordered out.
At another time he offered to shake
bands with one of the most prominent
democrats in the city and was roundly
rebuked. Just the other night a large
poster with the pictures of Samuels and
the president was plastered over in the
Samuels was prosecuting attorney of
Shoshone county during the great labor
riots and didn't prosecute. He was con
nected with the Wallace National bank,
which later was reorganized. He sold
out the Success^ mine at a lucky time,
say prominent mining men, else he would
not have been fortunate.
All the vote there will be for Samuels
in Wallace will come from a small set
tlement of Swedish and Finnish people,
who have strong socialist leanings, ac
cording to the best informed men here.
He will get some votes at Kingston,
Enaville, Mullan and Pine Creek, where
there are Swedes and Finns among the
loggers and small ranchers.
Fed Second Choice Votes.
In the recent primaries there were
2238 first choice votes cast for all the
candidates for governor. Of this num
ber Samuels got 303. To show that
there are few who tolerate him at all,
there were just 22 second choice votes
for him. It shows there is no compro
mise. _ i - !"'*
The democratic first choice vote for
the three candidates was 1422.
Van Sicklin received 951 democratic
votes and Frank Martin 168. These last
two will practically all go to D. W.
Davis. The Martin votes may not do
so to such an extent, but the Van SickVn
votes will. On the other hand, Davis
will get all the republican Votes,
Two years ago the combined vote for
governor was 7056. No one expects
but look for 5000, and of this number
it is claimed Samuels can not get more
Predict Davis' Election.
Republicans and democrats alike here
are predicting the election of Davis by
a majority of 20,000 to 25,000. He will
not get the labor vote in Shoshone and
will not get the majority of it in the
state, is the claim. Samuels is expected
to poll 20,000 bolshevik votes and 10,000
of the regular democrats. Against this
total of 30,000 it is figured Davis should
get 50,000 to 60,000 easily. Davis got
63,305 two years ago and Alexander
63,877. On this basis, allowing for a
lower vote because it is an off year, and
that many voters have left the state and
that some democrats will not vote at all,
it is estimated there should be at the
least 90,000 votes cast on account of the
warm state campaign. This margin is
so wide that no one here doubts Davis
will be elected.
Senator Borah is conceded elected by
all. It is the race between Senator John
F. Nugent and former Governor Frank
R. Gooding that rouses most attention
outside the governorship. By the same
process of reasoning it is claimed that
Gooding will be a safe winner, though
his margin is not so wide as that which
Davis will have.
The action of National Committeeman
Robert H. Elder in getting into the game
behalf of Nugent because of the I.
W. W. circular appealing for Nugent
only voters that Elder can influence,
they say, arc those belonging to the fed
eral crowd, and they were already lined
up for Nugent. What made Elder get
busy, they say, was word from the na
tional committee. It is not believed here
that those democrats who are sore be
cause the nonpartizans invaded the dem
ocratic primaries can be pacified by
Elder. The Hawley democrats will not
vote for Nugent, and there are many of
them. _ ■
The only question that remains is the
one dealing with the attitude of the
regular democrats. It is most emphat
ically asserted here that they will vote
for Davis most largely, and for the re
nainder of the republican ticket to a
less degree.—Arthur Wonsettler in The
DO NOT BUY STOCKS
IS WARNING TO ALL
STATE BANK EXAMINER WARNS
IDAHO PEOPLE AGAINST IN
VESTING IN STOCKS
The following letter has been sent to
all of the banks of Idaho by the state
bank examiner and the press of the
state is asked to give publicity to the
letter which follows :
"This department is endeavoring to
warn the public against the purchase of
stock in various promotion schemes.
For your information and for the infor
mation of the public, I desire to advise
you that this department has not issued
authority, during this year, to any such
corporation, co-partnership, or individual
to offer its stock for sale in Idaho, and
will not issue such authority during the
period of the war.
, "Anyone offering for sale in Idaho
Mock in any so-called promotion scheme
is doing so in direct violation of the
provisions of chapter 117 of the 1913
Session Laws of Idaho, commonly known
as 'The Blue Sky Law.'
"Every person in the United States
should be particularly warned not to
trade a Liberty bond for stock in any
such corporation or company.
"We want to ask you for your as
sistance in this and if you will post this
letter in a conspicous place in your bank
and call the attention of the public to
it, you will be doing a patriotic duty
both to our state and to our government.
"Very, respectfully yours,
"G. R. HITT,
"State Bank Commissioner."
PLEASES OUR ALLIES
_ (Continued from page 1.)
no effort to wrap up his thoughts in
The Journal says no political man
euvers will enable Germany to avoid
submission to the conditions which
the allies will impose.
L'Homme Libre: "It is Foch who
after consulting his colleagues will
have the last word. We have no anx
iety. We know in advance that his
answer will secure our rights in their
Moscow Boy at Annapolis.
Ensign Harry B. Soulen, whose fur
lough was extended on account of the
inflhenza quarantine, has been or
dered to report at Annapolis and is
now taking intensive training at the
S. Naval Academy. Since enlist
ing he spent a year on the cruiser St.
Louis, which was engaged in convoy
service. Harry is a son of Professor
and Mrs. Ph. Soulen, of Moscow.
SEVEN MILD CASES REPORTED
IN TOWN—FROST HAS NOT
Seven cases of Spanish influenza have
developed in Juliaetta up to date. Those
ill are Charles G. Talbott, postmaster ;
Mrs. Charles Talbott, Miss Beatrice
Buchanan, Mrs. Nellie Biddison, Mr.
Eben Adams, Miss Lillian Ottosen, and
Mr. B. F. Morgan. All are reported to
be doing nicely, and no cases of pneu
monia have developed.
Although two mornings this week have
brought light frosts to Juliaetta, vege
tables are still unhurt, and tomatoes are
yet being picked fresh from the vines for
From a half acre of watermelons G.
Garrison has realized $240 this
A rather unusual record.
Mrs. George S, Miller of Garfield,
Wash., who has been visiting her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. T. O. Greene, returned
WHO DOES PRESIDENT
Whenever you have a DEMOCRAT running for a State
office, and you feel that the President will be better supported by
his election, vote for him.
However, there is nothing in the President's appeal which
be construed as an endorsement of renegade Republicans, I. W.
W.'s, Anarchists, Pro-Germans, or Disloyalists. Neither is there
anything in the President's appeal which can be construed as an
endorsement of the Non-Partisan League candidates, fraudulently
running on the Democratic ticket.
The President is above this. Indeed, he appointed and reap
pointed Stephen J. Doyle as United States Marshal of North
Dakota, but this fall gave him leave of absence from his office and
an unqualified endorsement to run for Governor of North Dakota
against the candidate of the Non-Partisan League in that state.
The following are the Non-Partisan League candidates
ning under the false color of Democratic candidates :
For Congress— L. I. Purcell.
For Governor— H. F. Samuels.
For Lieutenant Governor—Oscar G. Zuck.
For Secretary of State—William A, Fife.
For State Auditor W. P. Rice.
For Attorney General—B. A. Cummings.
These candidates are members of the Non-Partisan League
and were nominated as Non-Partisans, defeating loyal Democrats,
and are certainly not indorsed by the President. They are the
Bolsheviki who were hand-picked by Townley and LeSeuer, I. W.
W. s, and foisted upon the Democratic ticket through chicanery.
In view of the recent I. W. W. trial in Chicago and the great
expense to which President Wilson's administration went to prose
cute and bring to justice Haywood and 92 of his associates, proven
friends and political associates of Townley and LeSeuer, it will
hardly be argued that the President desires any of their ilk in any
office of trust in Idaho or any other state.
Remember that when H. F. Samuels was Prosecuting Attorney
of Shoshone County, he disqualified himself as prosecutor of the
men who dynamited the Bunker Hill Sullivan mill, saying they
were his friends and associates and the men who elected him to
office. Remember also that if he is elected Governor it will be the
same element who will be his friends and associates and the people
who elected him to office. Should his I. W. W. friends commit
outrages, what would he do?
We appeal to every loyal citizen, regardless of party, to vote
against all of the above candidates.
A. S. LYON, President
Republican State Headquarters for North Idaho
Felix A. Mulalley, Genesee.2116
James A. McCown, Palouse, Wn..2117
David Ellison, Bovill .2118
Kenichiro Kanzaki, Potlatch... .2119
Dudley W. Burfield, Troy.2120
Mossosuke Nazaki, Potlatch.2121
Clarence S. Carroll, Kendrick... 2122
Byron C. Spencer, Palouse, Wn..2125
Claude H. Van Meter, Moscow. .2127
Gilbert Kilde, Moscow .2128
Homer L. Peterson, Deary.2129
Geo. T. Robertson, Palouse, Wn..2130
Chas. F. Arnold, Palouse, Wn..,,2131
Herman Paulson, Troy.2132
Henry W. Byers, Harvard .2133
William D. Flomer, Genesee.2134
Albert E. Roome, Potlatch.2135
Walter F. Mulalley, Genesee._2136
Harrison H. Simpson, Moscow..2137
Ira Hickman, Farmington, Wn.. .2138 1
Dr. Lindley Is Thankful.
Dr. E. H. Lindley, president of the
University of Idaho, asks The Star
Mirror to extend the thanks of him
self and the university faculty, stu
dents and S. A. T. C. men to the
Elks of Moscow for giving their fine
club rooms for the use of convales
cents. Dr. Lindley said:
the club room and found a number of
convalescents resting and reading and
enjoying themselves and I felt that
this was one of the most charitable
and kindly of the many such acts of
Moscow people since the epidemic be
Express Rates Go Higher.
WASHINGTON. — Interstate com-
merce commission has approved pro-
posed increases in express rates. It
suggests change of contracts with
railroad administration to give ex-
press companies more of the trans-
- m -
Mrs. Kiebe Buried Tomorrow.
The funeral of Mrs. Elmer Kiebe,
who died yesterday, will be held at
1 o'clock Sunday afternoon, starting
from the Grice chapel. The services
will be held at the grave. ■ Rev. J.
Quincy Biggs, pastor of, the Christian
church, will conduct the services.
Ella Flagg Young Dead.
WASHINGTON. — Ella FI a^g
Young, chairman of the National
Woman's Liberty Loan died of pneu
monia today following influenza.
MANY MORE LATAH COUNTY
REGISTRANTS GIVEN NUMBERS
(Continued from page 1.)
Clark Myers, Park
Richard Fox, Nez Perce
John F. Yost, Moscow
( William E. Peiffer, Moscow
•Eddie G. Iverson, Moscow.
Elvis Stallings, Moscow.2142
Clark A. Bostwick, Moscow.214S
Robert H. Streeter, Garfield, Wn.2144
Harry D. Finch, Potlatch.2146
Edward D. Rouse, Troy.2146
Robert A. Lambert, Troy.2147
Clarence A. Wright, Moscow... .2148
George McGovern, Kendrick ....2149
Lewis A. Verdon, Bovill.2160
Andrew N. Scott, Helmer .2161
Cyrus Davis, Potlatch .2162
Lewie Hanson, Deary.2158
Anon A. Christenson, Deary... .2164
Oscar T. Nelson, Troy
William J. Kelly, Troy
Charles C. Harreman, Kendrick. .2167
Chester A. Poindexter, Potlatch. 2168
John T. Simpson, Bovill....
Bannat Frantzich, Troy ....
John G. Dennler, Juliaetta..
Howard C. Stapleton, Troy..
Marion E. Porter, Juliaetta..
Edwin Knowles, Viola .
John W. Mathes, Kendrick..
John H. Flowers, Moscow_
Gustav D. Rosenau, Genesee
Earle A. Herman, Bovill__
Paul G. Johnson, Troy.
Eddie T. Lawrence, M
Jenichi Tani, Potlatch .2171
Edward J. Armbruster, Moscow.2172
Otto Egloff, Bovill.
David E. Smithwick, Moscow
William Schlueter, Genesee ,
.John L. Plummer, Kendrick ....2176
Alfred M. Rogers, Moscow.2177
Helmer B. Jorgenson, Deary... .3178
William E. Holden, Moscow .217 9
George A. Livingston, Princeton
Peter A. Aubert, Bovill
Arthur McFarling, Potlatch ....2i82
Harry J. Smith, Harvard.
Anders Hoidal, Troy .
Jiyataro Sugiyama, Potlatch ..
Dewey J. Osterberg, Troy..,.
Walter K. Coble, Kendrick__
Melvin D. Howe, Genesee.
Jesse Riley, Kendrick .
Leslie B. Bethel, Moscow.
[Joseph J. Tupker, Genesee....
Wilford J. Cameron, Genesee.
John M. Cone, Princeton.
Ira Robert Boyd, Moscow.
Yerevant Mezigian, Spokane, Wn.2195
Whitney P. Dewey, Troy.2196
Harvey Anderson, Palouse, Wn..2197
William E. Dickson, Potlatch.... 2198
David L. Bennett, Tacoma, Wn..2199
Lyle N. Johnson, Moscow.
George Trimble, Potlatch
Craig A. Pattison, Moscow
Lon Henry Hilliard, Troy.
Louis Martin, Potlatch ...
Charles M. Odenborg, Genesee... 2205
Charles F. Oswalt, Moscow
Wm. M. Vandevanter, Moscow.. .2207
James R. Gwinn, Moscow
Thomas J. Vassar, Princeton.... 2209
Otto F. Meyer, Troy.2210
James McGhee, Walla Walla, Wn.2139
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