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volume vm MOSCOW, LATAH COUNTY, IDAHO FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 1918 NUMBER 4g ALL HOHENZOLLERNS TO LEAVE GERMANY There is nothing very startling in the war news today. The Hohenzollern family which ruled Germany or portions of it for 207 years, is preparing S to leave that country permanently, every member of the family planning to leave for a destination not known at this time. France has asked authorities on international law if the former kaiser and his war lords can be extradited for trial for murder and the authorities are investigating the laws in the case. It is likely that if no law for the leaser's extradition can be found Holland will be notified that his presence in that country is a breach of neutrality and asked to expel him to Germany. In that case the German "republic" will be asked to show its good intentions by treating him as the Hj arch criminal of the present century and bringing him to trial and punishment • The Russians are evidently trying to form a stable government and one that is said to have the indorsement of the allies is being formed at Omsk. Germany has asked all of the German states to join in a convention for the formation of a federation under a republican form 6f government. This will include that part of Austria a majority of whose inhabitants are German. fPET Twenty seven mine sweepers have been delivered by the Germans to the y allies, According to today's dispatches. f The telegraphic and cable news received today follows; Germany to Expell All Hohenzollerns. AMSTERDAM.—All members of the Hohenzollern dynasty will leave £ Germany soon, according to Frankfurt dispatches to Rotterdam Courant. ,i|| Their destination and address is unknown. London Doubts Abdication. ■T * LONDON.—The Daily Mail attributes to a "high official" of the British government the statement that "William Hohenzollern is still the German emperor and king of Prussia, so far as the British government is informed, and is apparently waiting for something to turn up." Entente Forces Busy in Russia. BASEL, Switzerland.—Entente troops are marching on Kiev, according to advices to Switzerland newspapers. General Skoropadski, Ukranian dictator, has surrendered. General Denikine, leader of the anti-Bolsheviki forces has been named his successor with the consent of the entente nations, it is said. Socialist Resigns From Cabinet. BASEL.—Philipp Scheidemann has resigned as minister of finance in the new German government and his place has been taken by Herr Landsberg, as secretary of publicity, according to a Berlin dispatch. Germans Surrender Mine Sweepers. LONDON.—Twenty seven mine sweeping vessels passed out of German possession Monday, according to the Central News Agency's dispatch from Amsterdam, and arrived in Dutch water from Belgium, and will be interned. To Form German Federation. COPENHAGEN.—"The Government of the Empire" has telegraphed the governments of the different free states of Germany inviting them to a conference in the chancellor's house in Berlin, on November 26, says the Wolff bureau in a dispatch from Berlin today. German Bourse is Panicky Again. . > 4* Formel* Minister Sazonoff is foreign minister of the new LONDON.—The greatest panic on the Berlin bourse in three years oc curred Thursday when it was reported that extremists in several German coast towns had usurped the power of the local authorities, according to an Exchange Telegraph dispatch from Copenhagen. New Russian Government Formed. COPENHAGEN.—An "All-Russian government, composed of a general staff of the volunteer army has been formed at Ekaterdinodar with the object of reestablishing Russia on federated principles, according to advices from Kiev. government. Ammunition Train Explodes Killing Many. LONDON.—The explosion of an ammunition train at Hamont, Belgium, Thursday, caused casualties estimated at between 1500 and 2000. One hun dred and fifty dead have already been counted, according to a central news agency dispatch from Amsterdam. The injured are being taken to Budel, Holland. It is reported the cause of the disaster was a bon fire children had built. Destruction of property in the vicinity is enormous. Assistance is being sent from all directions. Dutch military aid is being sent across the border. Duchess Views American Troops. LUXEMBURG, Germany.—(By Associated Press.)—With General Persh ing at her side the youthful grand duchess of Luxemburg from her balcony watched the American troops march into her capital today. PARIS.—President Wilson, it is reported, will arrive in Paris about De cember 12, according to information here today. Plans are now being made for his entertainment as well as the entertainment of the rulers of allied countries who will visit Paris in November and December. American Casualties Today, 1515. There are 1516 names in the casualty lists issued for today. Of these \ 779 appear in the list issued for morning papers, which follows: Killed in action, 334; wounded.j-degree undetermined, 221; wounded slightly, 224; total, 779. Afternoon List.—Killed in action, 70; died of wounds, 88; died*of accident and other causes, 11; died of airplane accident, 1; died of disease, 105; wounded severely, 87; wounded, degree undetermined, 138; wounded slightly, 164; missing in action, 69; prisoners, 13; total, 736. LOCAL CHURCH WORK! MOSCOW CHURCHES AND Y. M. C. A. WILL WORK TOGETHER IN THE FUTURE - Secretary Chaney of the college "Y" -met with a number of the city pastors, university and towns people at the Meth odist church on Wednesday evening to plan for "Y" Bible study courses. These classes will meet in the various churches Sundav mornings at 9:4S. They will be known as the Red Triangle classes. All S. A. T. C. men are to be invited and religion as vital, practical and with the 20th century punch is to be emphasized, That some old things are passing in church work was shown by the fact that this is to be a co-operative movement. Church rivalry is to be tabooed. The solution of real problems in the re ligious life of young men will be empha sized more than technical, theological ■discussions. Social problems and identification with the social life of the churches will re ceive attention. The Baptist, Christian, Episcopalian, Methodist and Presby terian churches will keep open house for all S. A. T. C. and young women stu dents on Thanksgiving evening. Other churches may also join this movement, No student should feel lonesome though -away from home that night. There will be the glad hand and fraternal spirit -that Moscow people can do justice to and there have been hints also of things -to satisfy the inner ,man— S. A. T. C. folks, both vocational and collegiate, as well as the young women of the univer sity Remember, please, next Thursday night the Moscow churches qre "at liome" to you HOLD STOCK SHOW GREAT ANNUAL EVENT WILL BE POSTPONED UNTIL NEXT FALL DUE TO THE FLU I j There will be no exhibition of the ■ Northwest Livestock association of the I states of Montana, Idaho, Washington and Oregon at Lewiston this year. For the first time in many years the show will not be held. After being postponed once because of the influenza situation, and the opening day fixed for Thanks giving day, November 28, the directors have again decided that it is unsafe to hold it and there will be no show this year. It had to be held on the dates last fixed, or it could not be held this year, as its dates must conform with other Pacific coast livestock shows. This will be a great disappointment to many, for the annual livestock show has become a feature of the northwest. It has drawn stockmen not only from the four states forming the association, but from all over the United States and western Canada. made to arrange for the big sale of pure bred stock at a later date, but nothing definite has been done in this line. It may be that newspaper advertising will be used to sell the stock instead of the auction sale method. Lewiston is in the midst of a bad m fluenza situation. The conditions there are said to be worse now than at any time since the "flu" first made its ap pearance there. The directors of the Northwest Livestock association met at Lewiston yesterday and after careful consideration voted to abandon the show for this year, regarding the protection of the lives of the people of far greater value than the bl S stock show - Efforts are being MOTOR TRUCK LINE SPOKANE COMPANY WILL RUN LINE OF TRUCKS TO TOWNS AROUND SPOKANE '1 he inauguration of motor truck lines radiating from Spokane to all of the nearby towns, including Moscow, is an nounced by the Spokane Chronicle, which gives complete details of the plan. A company has been formed and the routes selected. Moscow is the longest distance from Spokane of any of the towns to be reached by the line. The Chronicle story follows : "The Highway Motors Transportation company, a Spokane corporation, today announced plans for the operation of a fleet of IS one, two, three and a half and five-ton trucks on nine routes radiating from Spokane and embracing the prin cipal close-in towns of the Inland Em pire. "The routes traversed by these motor trucks will cover a distance of 494 miles. "It is expected that by April or May, ] 1919, 10 more trucks will be added to the fleet and additional routes and ex tensions of the initial routes will be in cluded in the traffic schedule of the The first trucks are to be company. put in commission within 40 days. "The trucks are here and bodies, cabs and heaters are being installed locally. Four trucks have been turned over to the painters and the remainder are to be finished next week and be in the hands of the painters by December 1 for de livery to the company on or before Jan uary 1, 1919, the date of the inaugura tion of the motor truck transportation system. "These Are Routes. "The routes to be followed by the com pany's trucks are as follows : "Spokane to Moscow, 91 miles, over the Inland Empire highway. "Spokane to Tekoa and Palouse, 65 miles, over the Palouse highway. "Spokane to Harrington and Creston, 55 miles, over the Sunset highway. "Spokane to Elk, Milan, Chattaroy and Newport, 65 miles. "Spokane to the Country club, Deer Park and Loon lake. 35 miles. "Spokane to Post Falls and Coeur d'Alene, 35 miles. "Spokane to Dishman, Opportunity, Vera, Greenacres, Liberty lake and Spo kane Bridge, 18 miles. Spokane to Yardley, Millwood, Steno, Newman lake. Hauser lake, Spirit lake and Rathdrum, 50 miles. "Spokane to Medical Lake, Cheney, Sprague and Ritzville, 80 miles. "The company is to operate only on macadam roads. "Will Deliver Freight. "Door-to-door delivery is to be made and, on the return, loads will be picked up at central points, where freight and express may be deposited with local merchants or at depots. Feeders from the main routes are to be established at once, so that the entire Spokane country may be served from 'he 494-mile system. "To start, the company plans to put into operation seven one-ton trucks, four two-ton trucks, three three-and-a-half ton trucks and one five-ton truck. The five-ton truck will be used to break roads and haul heavy machinery. "The Highway Motors Transportation company has secured the co-operation of a number of Spokane jobbers, who have agreed to give the concern all the busi ness it can handle. Spokane jobbers have averaged 68,000 tons minimum a year to the points covered by the motor transport company. As the capacity of the Highway Motors Transportation company, with its initial IS trucks, is 13,000 tons, officers predict that addi tions to the fleet of trucks will have to be made rapidly. "Depot to Sprague. "Until the company gets its schedules working and the routes organized it will operate a central depot in Spokane at W1012 Sprague avenue, where light loads may be delivered. Heavy loads will be picked up by the company at the plat forms of the Spokane jobbers and will be delivered directly to the consumer's door. "The drivers of this fleet of_ 15 trucks and all subsequent additions; it is said, will be men who have driven motor transports in the American army in 10 His Destination raMOTr ^^cKEr) JSli I Ki I p 11 r I I t Y %u J\ rs 11 m * i Os 1 W;. I Ä i(VS9l (haw Ü 9 1 I «If m & France. As fast as these soldiers return they will be given preference for these positions because officers of the com pany feel that their unusual experiences in driving under adverse conditions on the western front will insure the best results as well as prompt and efficient service. "The company has expended $68,000 on trucks and equipment. The equipment item amounts to $10,000. All of the equipment was furnished by Spokane dealers and manufacturers. "Tarriffs Are Framed. "The tariff schedule is in process of formation now and will be issued shortly. "A schedule of rates now being form ed also will be issued shortly by the company. The rates, it is said, will be half way between the present express and freight rates from Spokane to the points on the line which the Highway Motors Transportation company will operate. "Forty Spokane residents now are in cluded in the list of stockholders of the corporation, which is capitalized at $100,000. The officers are A. R. Mc Callum. president and general manager ; E. J. Murphy, vice president ; M. E. Hamilton, secretary, and O. Hamilton, treasurer." IDAHO CITIZENS Thursday, November 28 is to be a day of Thanksgiving in Idaho, as well as throughout the civilized world. Gov ernor Alexander has called upon the people of this state to lay aside business and devote the day to thankfulness for many blessings of the year, chief among which is that peace again reigns instead of war. The governor's proclamation follows : Governor alerxander calls UPON PEOPLE OF THIS STATE TO OBSERVE DAY Proclamation. Whereas, It has been the custom of this Nation for many generations to set aside a day each year to give thanks to Almighty God for the bountiful bless ings bestowed upon the people in the way of harvests, health and general prospérité; and Whereas, The President of the United States has designated Thursday, No vember 28, 1918, as such a day of thanksgiving and prayer ; and Whereas, This Nation in 1918, more than at any other time since the begin ning of its national life, has been blessed by Divine Providence by having on November 11, 1918,. entered into an armistice which is the foreshadowing of the peace of the world for probably all time to come and forever relegating to the past the atrocities and acts committed by our foe, and in appreciation of these blessings and the saving of the lives of our boys who have so nobly emulated the acts of their forefathers in offering their blood and lives upon the altar of the Natiqn so that forever freedom and civilization may be perpetuated ; Now Therefore, I, Moses Alexander, governor of the state of Idaho, ask the people of the state to assemble in their various places of worship on November 28, 1918, and then and there offer up prayers of thanksgiving to Divine Provi dence for these many blessings that have been vouchsafed to us and to pray for a continuance of them in the future as in the past and that a rightful peace based upon American ideals may be accom plished and that our boys may_ be pro tected and return safely to their places with the citizenship of our land. In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and have caused the Great Seal of the state to be hereto affixed. Done at Boise, the Capital of Idaho, this 20th day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and eighteen. M. ALEXANDER. Governor. (SEAL) Attest ; W. T. DOUGHERTY, Secretary of State. Miss Florence Hupp and Miss Adaline Hupp were guests last evening at dinner of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Herington and Mrs, P. Stewart. Miss Adaline will be leaving soon to go to her school at Orangeville. 4"4'4-4 l 4*4*4-4 , 4 l 4*4 , 4 , 4*4 , 4 , 4 < 4- PARENTS WARNED TO 4* WATCH THEIR CHILDREN * * 4* 4 * * Owing to the fact that there 4* 4* are still a few cases of influenza * 4" in town, it will be necessary to 4* 4* exercise a good deal of caution * 4' in the children returning to 4* 4* school. Anyone having sickness 4* 4* in the family must not allow 4* 4- their children to return to school 4* ♦ until they have secured a certifi- 4* 4* cate from the physician stating 4> 4- that the influenza is not the 4 4* cause of their sickness. This ap- * 4* plies also to those who think 4 1 4* they have only bad colds, as 4* 4> these so-called colds are oft- 4 1 4 1 times a mild form of the influ- 4* 4* enza, or later develop dnto It. 4> 4^ These precautions must be taken 4 1 4* for the protection of the schools. 4* DR. W. A. ADAIR, City Health Officer. 4* 4 1 4* 4 * ■m BEATING THE BOOZE LAW IN THIS STATE POPULAR PASTIME BECOMING MORE DANGEROUS TO THE DARING OPERATORS On January 1, next, Montana "goes dry" and there is a rush to get a supply of booze from that state into northern Idaho and eastern Washington before the supply in Montana is cut off. The narrow "panhandle" of Idaho, lying be; tween Montana and Washington, with several fairly good roads over which automobiles can make good time, is be ing crossed and recrossed by the booze peddlers day and night. Railroads are being so closely watched for shipments of liquor that they have ceased to be popular with the violators of the law and the automobile is being used to a large extent. A few nights ago a citizen of Koot enai county was murdered by these booze peddlers whose car had broken down in Fourth of July canyon and the man they murdered was employed to take a new rear axle to the booze car. The next morning his dead body was found by the roadside and two guns which he had with him were missing. One of the men supposed to have been implicated in the crime was arrested at Coeur d'Alene with one of the dead man's guns, and another is in Spokane under arrest in a hospital where he went to have gunshot wounds dressed. The Wallace Press Times of yesterday tells of the arrest of a quintet of booze dealers at Wallace. The Press-Times story follows : "Five suitcases full of whisky were captured and five men are in the toils of the law as a result of a raid by sheriff's officers at Mullan late Tues day night. Each suitcase contained approximately a case of whiskey, ac cording to Sheriff R. H. Pfeil. "The men arrested were Herman Lund, Alex Ilka, Tony Newhouse, William Thompson and Matt Calda. "When arraigned yesterday before Probate Judge Weniger, Lund, Ilka and Malda, who are Finn miners, said they were bringing in the whisky for their personal use because o i sickness in the family. Judge Weniger set the prelim inary hearing for November 29 and fixed the bond, at $50, which was fur nished and the men are at liberty. "The hearing of Tony Newhouse was set for the same date and his bond was set at $100. and Thompson's hearing was also set for November 29. and his bond Newhouse and was fixed at $300. Thompson are still in custody. "According to Sheriff Pfeil, officers have been on the trail of Thompson for some time. He was once before arrested but not convicted, but the sherif believes he has a good case against Thompson this time. "All Mic men are charged with having liquor ih their possession." Idaho Officers Seek McCroskey. SPOKANE. — Said to have been wounded in a gun fight with W. A. Rutherford on the Fourth of July canyon road near Lake Coeur d'Alene Sunday night, a man named McCroskey is be lieved by the Idaho authorities to be in Spokane having his wounds treated by a surgeon. Rutherford, who lived on a ranch at Wolf Lodge bay near Coeur d'Alene, was found dead beside the road. C. E. Reedy and a man named Hendrick son are held by the Idaho authorities, and with McCroskey arc thought to haye been with Rutherford. Quarles and Prosecuting Attorney B. A. Reed are at the scene of Rutherford's death today conducting an investigation. It i^ not known what part McCroskey played in the trouble which resulted in Rutherford's death, but all four men are believed to have been bringing booze into Idaho from Montana and to have engaged in a quarrel. The Idaho au thorities stated Wednesday that they would search for McCroskey today in Spokane, but have not called on the local police for aid. Prosecutor Reed states that Rutherford was murdered, although a coroner's jury found that the man died from the rupture of a blood vessel as the result of excitement, a fall or a blow, Sheriff T. L. "Too much cannot be said in praise of the splendid care that has been given the sick members of the S. A. T. C. at Moscow. From President Lindley down to the assistants in the hospitals every one has done every thing possible and the boys have had as good care as could be given them anywhere, given by Mr. and Mrs. N. H. Smith, of Addie, Boundary county, Idaho, today, and which they wished to be published in Moscow and Spokane papers. Mrs. Smith continued: "So many boys are here, away from their homes and parents and the par ents are, no doubt anxious about them. We want to tell them that their sons are having every care and attention that can be given. Our boy was very, very sick. We were notified and came here to take personal charge of him, but we found he was receiving everything that could be secured. We were permitted to see him every day and President Lindley and the officers tried very hard to secure a special nurse for him. We offered to pay for this but they would not let us. Mrs. Mark P. Miller came down and nursed him for three days and nights and was a wonderful help. It was impossible to get a regular nurse, but Mrs. Miller volunteered her services. Every one we have met in Moscow seems to be helping the boys and tak ing a deep personal interest in them. It is simply beautiful and it will be great comfort to the parents of boys in the S. A. T. C. to know that their sons are getting such excellent care." Mrs. Miller, whom Mrs. Smith men tioned, is the wife of one of Moscow's wealthiest citizens and has a family of her own, including a small baby, but she gave up her own work and nursed the young man through the crisis of his illness. The young man is Giles Purdy Smith, formerly of Spokane, where he was floor manager of the Stillwell theatres before coming here. He had applied for entrance in the University of Idaho to take up agricultural work prior to the formation of the Students Army Training Corps, but éntered that when it was formed. He was taken ill with influenza and his has been one of the serious cases. Like all of the others he has had the best of care and, having a strong consti tution, has "pulled through" and is now regarded as out of danger, al though still confined to his bed. Mr. Smith returned to his home at Addie today but Mrs. Smith will re main in Moscow until her son fully I'ecovers. Both Mr. and Mrs. Smith said they are'unable to tell their full appreciation of the splendid care the boys are getting and the general kindness of the university and army people as well as the citizens of Mos cow. They have been here long enough to get pretty well acquainted This is the statement with conditions and to see the "team work" that is being done by the army officers, the university people and the people of Moscow. The people of Moscow and neigh boring towns and the country people have responded libqrally to every call for help for the sick men in the S. A. The Star-Mirror started to raise a fund to buy delicacies for the sick and convalescent soldiers and asked for voluntary contributions. As a result of this work $138.80 in cash was turned over to Lieutenant Cook for the mess fund. A call was sent out for canned and fresh fruits, jellies etc. People responded with more than 1,000 quarts of fruits, boxes, sacks and barrels of apples, pears and other fruits, and dozens of nicely dressed chickens were sent to this office to be delivered to the hospitals. Every day a truck comes from the barracks to get the fruit and other delicacies sent in by people from Moscow, Genesee, Potlatch, Deary and country districts and delivered it to the places where most needed. Now all of the cases (less than a dozen) in the S. A. T. C. are confined in one hospital, the Inland, which is devoted exclusively to the care of the sick among the 8(30 S. A. T. C. men. T. C. LAWRENCE RAMBO DIED AT LEWISTON WEDNESDAY resigned. Lawrence Rambo, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Rambo, of Moscow, died at Lew- . iston, Nov. 20 of pneumonia following influenza. Lawrence had.gone to Lew iston to visit his sister, Mrs. Gilmour, and was immediately taken sick. Law rence was born seven miles south of Moscow and was 16 years of age. He leaves two brothers, Cecil and Ralph, and three sisters, Misses Tva and Blanch and Mrs. Edna Gilmour of Lewiston. The funeral occurred this afternoon at 2 o'clock at Moscow. Mrs. Rambo and daughters were un able to attend the funeral, being ill in Lewiston with severe colds. Small Hogs Not to Be Killed. WASHINGTON.—All hogs under 150 pounds will be included in "throwouts" from the packers' droves by an order issued today by the food administration. This action was designed to keep from market hogs considered too light for ex port trade meat and to maintain the present price of $17.50 per 100 pounds for hogs heavier than "throwouts." Lord Cecil Resigns. LONDON.—Lord Robert Cecil, under secretary of state for foreign affairs, has "