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MOSCOW. LATAH COUNTY, IDAHO MONDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1918 TOLÜMB VIII NUMBER 56 PRESIDENT WILSON TELLS OF PROPOSED TRIP WASHINGTON.—In hia address to a joint session of congress today Presi dent Wilson formally announced his intention to go to Paris for the peace conference, saying the allied governments have accepted the peace principle« he had enunciatel and that it is his paramount duty to be present. President Wilson said he would keep in close touch by cable and wireless with congress which would know all that he does on the other side. Referring to the announcement that the French and British governments had removed all cable restrictions from the transmission of news he said be had taken over the American cable systems on the expert advices to make a unified system available. President Wilson expressed a hope that he would have the cooperation of the public and of congress, saying that through the cables and wireless his constant counsel and advice would be possible. Much of the address was devoted to the railroad problem for which the president said he now has no solution to offer. He recommended a careful study by congress saying it would be a disservice both to the country and the railroads to return to old conditions under private management without modification. He declared he stood ready to release the railroads from gov ernment control whenever a satisfactory plan of readjustment could be worked out. President Wilson said he hoped to see a formation of a declaration of peace "by the time spring has come." He endorsed the new three year naval building program because he said it would be unwise to attempt to adjust the American program to the future world policy which is yet undetermined. Paying tribute to the people's conduct in the war he spoke particularly of the women's work and again appealed for woman suffrage by federal constitutional amendment. ' Declaring that he had no private thought or purpose in going to France but regarded it as his highest duty. He added: play my full part, making good what they (the American soldiers) offered their life's blood to obtain." It is now my duty to Montenegro King Deposed. LONDON.—King Nicholas, of Montenegro, has been deposed by the Skupshtina and the Montenegro national assembly, according to a mes sage received here from Prague today. The message says the Skupshtina voted the deposition last Friday and declared for the union of Montenegro with Serbia under King Peter. I King Nicholas' family was included in the act of deposition. Germany to Court Martial Former Kaiser. AMSTERDAM.—A number of soldiers and workmen's councils in Ger many have requested the German government to have former Emperor William tried by German tribunal, according to a News Agency dispatch from Berlin. The government, it is said, will submit the question to the national assembly. FEDERIL GRIND JURY STILL OUT MANY CASES BEING INVESTI GATED—WILL PROBABLY REPORT TOMORROW The federal grand jnry ^ich be gan deliberations Saturday is still in session in the federal building and it 18 n * r wPi° rt W1 be mate until tomorrow. There are numeroos cases to be considered, including sev eral m which preliminary hearings held during the interval since the last session of the federal court here, and m which the defendants were held under bond to the grand jury This includes three organizers of the nonpartizan league held to_ the grand jury after preliminary hearings at Spokane, Lewiston and Grange rille. . There are a number of Indians m attendance which indicates that the usual number of charges of selling liquor to Indians, which generally forms a goodly portion of the work of the term are before the grand jury. The petit jury has been called and is ready to begin work as soon as the f rand jury finishes its deliberations. he petit jury was called for this morning. There are a number of cases continued from a former term of court, and a number of civil cases to be tried by the petit jury at this term, which will probably last for tVo weeks. LOCAL TEAM SIMPLY SWAMPED BY GREATEST TEAM ON THE PACIFIC COAST were BE IMHO 0. DID NOT WIN FOOT Bill DIME There is talk here of bringing action against the sporting editor qf The Spokesman-Review for "false pretenses." He stated in Saturday morning's paper that "Idaho has a good chance to win the Pacific coast championship today." That story should never have been allowed to pass through the mails. Idaho never had any more show than the snow ball of which we have so often heard. But Idaho was game. A team picked up from the S. A. T. C. men here who had had very little practice together, went up against what is admitted by all to be the strongest football aggregation ever gathered together in the west, under the greatest football coach the west has seen. The undefeated Marines are still unde feated and can remain so as far as Idaho is concerned. The score, 68 to 0, in favor of the Marines, gives some idea of the mag nificence of the great team "Lone Star" Dietz, the Flathead Indian graduate and ex-coach of Carlisle Indian school has made from the football stars of scores of universities and colleges who are in the marine corps. Idaho never had a chance to do anything but retard the opposing team, but the Idaho boys never faltered, never failed to ''go against it' even though they knew there was not a chance to win. To use the phrase so often used in battle : "In such a victory is glory, in such a defeat no disgrace.' About 600 Idaho "rooters" attended the game at Spokane Saturday and enjoyed the trip to Spokane and a visit to the metropolis if they did not enjoy the re sults of the game. Idaho, and W. S. C. play here Saturday. Mr, Priest, of the University of Idaho, who witnessed the game, gives the following account of the playing: Fighting hard from the beginning to end the University of Idaho foot ball team was defeated 68 to 0 by the Marines eleven at Spokane Saturday afternoon. Coach "Lone Star" Dietz' "Devil Dogs" were impossible to stop. Idaho was on the defensive practically all the time. The Marines used wide circling end runs and forward passes. Every Marine runner with the ball protected by unbreakable inter Idaho fought continually was and ye tbe Marines one of their bardeat battles. "Pat" Perrine, Idaho ^ ac j t | e _ more than once smashed through the Marine line and stopped ^ M S arine p i ay f or a loas. Neil Iryi gtar red in Idaho's back j d Idaho's few gains were made . and as a defensive back he S g emed to be the only man that could . through the Marine interference * nd t the runner . Lt. Percy Han gen * ]ayed a good game in Idaho's t) ac kfield. Garrity showed well on defensive. Perrine, Nolan and g t evens were the stars of the Idaho jj_ e »Bing" Bangs, Steers, Gillis, Zim merma ° the two Handleys and Adams were the Marine stars. Ma rine back f; € i d men shone as a back fj e j d and individually. Adams pulled t h e two biggest sensational fea turea of the day He rfpped 0 ff a gQ. yar d run to a touchdown and also frQ ^ an Idaho kicko ff he ran the ball ba(?k through an open field to the 30 . vard Hn * gix hundred Idaho students attend gd the game They cheeked their game i y losing team to the finish, Between halves the famous Marine » cow hell" was stolen by Idaho stu dents and the "cow bell was brought back to Moscow. Marines rang the bell every time a touchdown for the Marines was made. At the end of the half Idaho boys rushed over to the Marine with the bell and grabbed it. Students serpentined over the field. An attempt was made by the Marines to get back their bell and a fight was nearly started. During the game "retreat" came and the flag was lowered while the Spokane band played the Star Spangled Banner." Marines and sol diers stopped football hostilities and stood at attention with the crowd of between 3000 and 4000 people. BACHELOR FARMER KILLED BY HIS TEAM NEAR TROY J. E. Pickard, undertaker of Troy, was in town today as a witness before the grand jury in the case of a man arrested for operating a still near there. Mr. Pickard tells of the death of Carl John Franson, a bachelor farmer, aged 63 years, by his team. He was hauling wood when he slipped off and fell between the horses which ran away and one of them kicked him in the head. It is supposed the wagon passed over him, the wheels crushing his ribs so .they penetrated the lungs. He lay unconscious for seven hours, when he regained consciousness, walk ed home, caught his team and put them away and then walked half a mile to a neighbor's home, neighbor summoned two Franson lived 60 hours after the ac cident. He will be buried tomorrow. He was a native of Sweden and had no relatives here so far as known. He had lived seven miles from Troy where he owned a farm, for many years. The doctors. Senators Want a Trip Too. WASHINGTON—Senator Cummins, of Iowa, republican, introduced today a resolution proposing a senate committee of four democrats and four republicans be sent to the peace conference to keep the senate informed on the questions arising there. MANY NEW INFLUENZA CASES AT KENDRICK KENDRICK.—Tlie influenza in Ken drick continues to increase. There are now about 35 cases here. Mr. Newton of the Red Cross pharmacy and his as sistants are down with the disease and Dr. Paul Rothwell, Kendrick's only physician, was taken ill with the malady yesterday. The citizens succeeded in having Dr. Herrington, formerly of Gif ford, come here for a few days. He arrived last evening and is attending to the cases as far as possible. With the exception of Mp. Hamilton, whose con dition is considered dangerous, all the patients seem to be doing nicely. It has been planned to reopen the schools and churches, but that step has now been indefinitely postponed pending an improvement in the situation. j KAISER BILL IS PREPARING ALIBI MAN WHO CLAIMED PARTNER SHIP WITH GOD SAYS HE WAS FOOLED INTO THE WAR COPENHAGEN. — (By Associated Press.)—Further revelations showing that former Emperor William of Ger many is seeking to escape responsibility for bringing on the war are contained in an article by Dr. George Wegener, appearing in the Cologne Gazette, re counting a conversation which the writer had with the emperor just before he fled. In this interview, as already told in press dispatches, the emperor at tempted to shift the blame for the world conflict to the shoulders of Dr. Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg, former imperial chancellor, and Gottlieb von Jagow, former of foreign "Against my will they sent rpe to Norway," William is quoted as having said. voyage because the gravity of the situa tion after the murder of Archduke Francis Ferdinand was clear at first sight. But the chancellor said to me : Got Real News From Norway. "'Your majesty must take this voyage in order to maintain peace. If your ma jesty remains here, it undoubtedly means war and the world will lay to your charge responsibility for this war.' "Well, I then undertook the voyage. During all thjs time I received no re ports from my government concerning current events. Strictly speaking, I only learned from Norwegian newspapers of what was occurring in the world and in this way I learned of the Russian mobili zation measures. "But when I heard that the British fleet had put to sea, I returned of my own accord. They had nearly caught me. On my orders, German ships at once re turned to the security of Norwegian har bors. Later it would not have been pos sible for them to do so." Blames Russian War Minister. The emperor then mentioned declara tions of General W. A. Soukhomlinoff, Russian minister of war, during the in vestigations which occurred afterward which he later altered to the statement that he had not ordered real mobilization but only readiness for mobilization. The emperor, however, insisted on the cor rectness of the first declaration, accord ing to which the czar had been induced by the kaiser to recall his order for mobilization. He declaied that General Nicholas Januschkevitch, chief of the Russian imperial genera! staff, deceived the czar and the order was carried out in spite of him. This mobilization, the kaiser would have it, was the final reason for the war. Those Desperate Troops of Czar. The Russian war party at the court, the kaiser continued, had already in the spring of 1914 compelled the czar to make preparations for war. From that time Siberian regiments were gradually drawn westward. They were told that maneuvers were the reason for these movements and thus they marched on to the Volga river and furthèr westward until they reached Vilna, where they were suddenly handed out loaded cartridges and told that they were now going to fight in earnest. "In fact," said the kaiser in ending the interview, "Russian troops were already over our frontier before the war was declared." I did not wish to undertake the His Meat r THE BOYS HAVE SURE SENT ME SOME BIRO THIS i year ! > fv • \C_ I I ' '// OCRAq j I \ r; 2 Mi / 'sme £ .'S TO SECURE WORK EUR THE SOLDIERS PLAN FOR EMPLOYMENT OF MEN DISCHARGED FROM THE ARMY ARE ANNOUNCED BOISE.—Only representatives of the United States employment serv ice are authorized to deal directly with demobilized troops in securing work for them. This announcement is made to the Idaho state council of defense by Nathan A. Smythe, who has forwarded a copy of telegraphic instructions sent to labor directors in this state. The state director is authorized to establish a bureau in connection with his main and all branch offices for the specific pur pose of securing employment for re turning soldiers. Where possible they are to be encouraged to return to the farm to engage in crop pro duction. The plan outlined is a uni fication of the many plans proposed to place soldiers in industries. The instructions issued to the state direcor by National Director Smythe follow: "Our plan of operations in connec tion with placing representatives of labor department in every camp under order of Adjutant General dated No vember 23 provides for establishment by this service of a bureau for re turning soldiers in every city and large town. Soldiers being dis charged at camp and sent home will mostly seek employment at home rather than from camps. The task of finding them occupation thus be comes community responsibility. The function of employment service is to concentrate co-operative local efforts and all information as to positions at central points; furnish means of communication as to labor supply and needs between communities and to in form soldiers in camps where and how to proceed on reaching home. "Start at once organizing such bureaus throughout your state, using local offices, community labor boards and public service reserve agents and getting assistance from other organi zations in places where service has no representative. Cooperation of mayors, local councils of defense, labor unions, chambers of commerce, draft board, members county farm agents and other organizations inter ested should be sought everywhere and every encouragement given their efforts; giving them representatives in offices if wanted and share in local management in this service, furnishing a central clearing house and uniform system. "When existing employment serv ice offices are not advantageously lo cated try to open offices in public buildings or other desirable placés, securing, if possible, local contribu tions of rent and all volunteer assist ance available. Telegraph this office and through respective state directors to representatives of employment service in. camps where men from state have been sent the ad your dress of each such office in your state as opened and name of such men in charge. Keep central control and di rection of all work for purposes of clearance and record but encourage each community to feel that the work is being done by the community and that facilities to this service are given for purposes of centralization of information and inter-community clearances. "Make every effore to get men back to the farms. Extremely rapid demobilization of army on unit basis while industrial changes pending and during winter months presents to country the problem of readjustment in its most difficult form and renders imperative immediate and most en ergetic action and cooperation of best organizing ability in every communi ty. To secure prompt action use telegraph and long distance tele phone. Wire receipt this telegram and report progress twice weekly. Charge Packers in Trust. WASHINGTON—The federal trade commission in supplemental reports submitted to congress today charged five big meat packing companies with combination in restraint of trade and controlling the sale of livestock and fresh meats. NEZ PERCE BOY SURVIVES FALL OF NINETY FEET Walter Scott, 14-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Scott of the Russell dis trict, is recovering from the effects of a fall over a 90-foot bluff and is able to go about on crutches. The accident hap pened about a month ago. The lad was standing at the brink of this particular bluff on Little Canyon creek when ho lost his footing and dropped a sheer 36 feet, landing on a sloping ledge from which he rolled and dropped another 56 feet. His right leg and foot were badly injured and three ribs were broken; but that the result was not more serious is the surprise of those who have viewed the place of his mishap.—Nez Perce Herald. ST. MARK CHURCH MOSCOW EPISCOPAL CHURCH CONGREGATION TELEGRAPHS TO BISHOP TUTTLE At the conclusion of morning serv ice yesterday, S. Mark's congregation passed, by a standing vote, the follow ing resolution: "The congregation of S. Mark's Episcopal church, Moscow, Idaho, gathered for worship this advent Sunday, realizing the many difficul ties and dangers contingent upon the meeting of the peace conference, and the great burdens laid upon the dele gates of the several countries and upon the peoples and parliaments they represent; realizing also the unique significance of this conference in the history of the world, do earn estly call upon the leaders of the church to take immediately such steps as may expedient the church into a solemn session of prayer, prior to and concurrently with the sitting of the peace confer ence. "And further, urg« that no effort be neglected to obtain the co-opera tion of all Christian bodies in this work "To the end that international un derstanding and goodwill may con tinue and increase and that the ideals and principles of Christianity may prevail in the deliberations of the conference." This resolution was telegraphed to Bishop Tuttle, presiding head of the Episcopal church in America; and to Bishop Funstoa. In introducing the resolution, Mr. Bridge emphasized the extreme dif ficulty and delicacy of the work of the conference and said that the per manence of peace to follow would de pend entirely upon the spirit in which it was approached; the temper and mood of the conference would depend entirely upon the nations back of it and it was the urgent duty of the Christian church to set forth those principles of justice, of the solidarity qf humand interests, of the brother hood of men and nations, of inter national goodwill and co-operation, upon which alone a permanent peace could be built. The telegrams will be followed up by letters to leaders of the church, offering concrete suggestions as to what the churches might do. Mr. Bridge will be glad to have sugges tions, written or otherwise from in terested 1 persons, i* the next few days. wiVe AND MOTHER CALLED HOME BY DEATH Mrs. Walter Overlander died last night at 11:20 at her home on South Washington, of influenza, followed by pneumonia. Mrs. Overlander had been ill about a week. She was 41 years of age. leaves her husband, a carpenter of Moscow, and five children, two daughters and two sons, who live at home, and Mrs. Ben Nelson of Mos cow. The youngest child is eleven years of age. Mr. Overlander and family have lived in Moscow only a few months, havirvg moved here from Juliaetta. She PS» MRS. HULDA WEBER DIES WHILE ASLEEP AGED PIONEER PEACEFULLY SLEEPING WHEN SUMMONS CAME LAST NIGHT The people of Moscow were shocked this morning to learn of the death of one of our oldest residents, Mrs. Hul da Wjeber, whose home is on S. As bury. She passed away last night while asleep, having not been previ ously ill. She was about 73 years of age. Her husband, Jake Weber died sev eral years ago. Mr. and Mrs. Weber settled in the Clinton neighborhood about thirty-five years ago and Mrs. Weber still owned the old farm. She leaves two sisters, Mrs. Wolfe and Mrs. Quendet of Moscow and one brother, T. Brown, who lives south of Moscow. She leaves one daughter, Mrs. Randall of Montana, who was with her at the time of. her death and three sons, Fred and Albert, who live in the Clinton neighborhood, and Henry, whose home is on the reserva ti° n - The time of the funeral has not yet been arranged. IRIS IS HONOR WEEK IN IDAHO « PERIOD BETWEEN DECEMBER X AND 9 TO BE DEVOTED TO WAR SAVINGS STAMPS This is "Honor Week" in Idaho. The state, which has never failed in any call made upon it since the war began, is far behind in the sale of war savings stamps. The state's quota is $8,000,000 for the year which ends December 31. Less than $3,000,000 worth of the stamps have been sold. There is less than a month in which to sell $5,000.000 worth of the stamps in Idaho. This means that every one must buy more stamps. They are a good investment, are better than "money in the bank" because they draw interest and their purchase helps the government and aids in keeping down taxes. Christmas comes this month. Millions of dollars are spent every Christmas for gifts that are really of no value to the recipient. It is being urged that war savings stamps and thrift stamps be bought for Christmas presents. This will be giving something of real value and it will help the government. If the people of Idaho will spend half of the sum they usually spend on Christmas for thrift and war savings stamps this year, with a little extra effort by all in taking a few of the stamps for themselves, the state's quota can be raised. The follow ing letter has been sent out by Mrs. Frank Kinyon, director of the war speaking campaign to the chairman of the speakers' committees of the state: "The first week in December will be 'Honor Week' in Idaho, when we are to bend every energy to putting Idaho over the top in its war savings quota. V "To accomplish this will require a sy«^ tematic campaign just as was done in th? last Liberty loan drive. "Please get in touch with the various community centers in your county and arrange for a rousing meeting in eacli one. Send a good rousing speaker and arrange for some special music. "Sec that your speakers are well equipped to make addresses that will bring results. Probably most of them belong to the four minute men and will hare a copy of the enclosed bulletin from the state W. S. S. committee. If not, see that they get one. "It will take hard work to complete the state's quota of war savings stamps, but it can be done. More depends upon the patriotic speakers of the state than any other factor. Let us not fail in our endeavor. Keep before your speakers the thought that they are not only ap pealing for funds needed by the gov ernment, but inculcating the habit of thrift in the minds and lives of th« American people, which President Wif ■ son has called 'one of the fortunate by products of the war.' "Please get your committee togeth«? at once and plan your campaign. "Very truly yours, "MRS" FRANK KINYON, "Director* MOSCOW PEOPLE SRÛW GENEROSITY RESPOND LIBERALLY TO AP PEAL FOR AID FOR A SORELY AFFLICTED FAMILY That Moscow has generous sympathy enough to go around was evidenced in gratifying measure by the immediate and great response to the appeal for the family so severely afflicted with influ The Star-Mirror had scarcely made its appearance on the streets on Saturday night before offers of clothes for children were made, and it is safe to predict that the baby and the two older boys will be well provided for the rest of the winter. All of the articles furnished will be extremely useful and are much appreciated. The public will be interested to know that the mother and baby are making satisfactory prog ress against the influenza, and that the father, who has been at death's door for some days, is showing a decided im provement and gain. One of the kindest offers made on be this that of Mr. and enza. Mrs. C. D. Bell, Wto t v«£v- generously stated that they wotil^M^ ing of the family q ffigffigH the illness of (he Warm slippers werlsffl mother, but so far théj^H of a bath robe or kimnt® one who has an extraM kind will be good enou|j Associated Charities by c' r the wash wee during fcfor the trift r of this otify the ng 88. SURVEYING NEW ROAD NEAR JULIAETTA JULIAETTA. — County Surveyor Harvey Smith and a crew of assist- ants are now engaged in making a survey for a new grade county road leading from Juliaetta to the Fix ridge section. There are now three roads to that section, but the nete grade will have all future county, work done on it, the other roads to be abandoned. It is hoped to find a grade that will at no point exceed six per cent. The length will be ap- proximately three miles. - The Faculty Women's club will meet tomorrow afternoon, December 3, at Ridenhaugh hall. As this is their first meeting of the year, due to the quaran tine. it is hoped a large number will be present.