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VOLUME VU! MOSCOW. LATAH APPEASE ü. S. SENATE CRITICS ft •! PARIS.—(Associated Press.)—During a three hours' session tonight, the league of nations commission, considering proposed amendments to the covenant, disposed tentatively of the first sixteen sections, agreeing upon a number of changes in form which members of the commission believe will meet over fifty per cent of the objections offered by Senator Lodge and other American senators. No action was taken on amendments for safeguarding the Monroe doc trine. This subject will probably be considered Wednesday. Soviet Government Rumor Untrue. COPENHAGEN.—Claims that the Hungarian Soviet government is in power, as advanced in wpfeléàs communications, are believed to be largely untrue, according to a Vienna dispatch to Achtur Abendblatt. Panic pre vails in Budapest, but the country, it is declared, is not yet resolved upon Soviet government. Later unofficial reports from Budapest state that the allied missions there are debating the advisability of leaving and that disarmament of the French troops in the city is being considered. Order prevails and no injury has yet been done foreigners. American representatives are being assured of protection and may be asked to remain, it is said. Martial law has been declared and the death penalty has been prescribed for armed resistance to the Bolsheviki, robbery and looting. Two British monitors are reported arrived at Budapest, being under fire on the way up the Danube. Other British and French vessels are nearby. I I' Conditions Affect German Austria. PARIS.—(By Associated Press.)—Conditions in Hungary seem to have affected German Austria. Advices to American peace conference delegates from private agents in Vienna, indicate the existence of a threatening state of affairs there. One of these agents, who just arrived from Vienna, re ports that a date has been set for some time in April for transformation of the existing government into a Soviet government, which will cooper erate or merge with the Hungarian Soviet government. Reported Surrender of French Arms Not True. COPENHAGEN.—It is reported that the voluntary surrender of arms by the French soldiers at Budapest, because the men were alleged to be affected with Bolshevism, is incorrect, according to a late message. There is rumor that the entente commission at Budapest has been detained by the Hungarians. It is added, too, that the capital has been sealed by the government against foreign countries. The correspondent states that the rumored advance of Russian Soviet troops under General Georgy is un founded. Martial Law Proclaimed at Madrid. MADRID, Monday.—Martial law was proclaimed at five a. m., today. It ia understood that constitutional guarantees may be suspended forthwith throughout Spain. A general strike has broken out at Barcelona. Disarm British and French Mission. VIENNA, Sunday.—(Associated 'Press.)—A dispatch to Neue Freie Presse states that the British and French mission at Budapest, numbering 246 men, has been disarmed. A wireless message has been sent to Lenine an nouncing that the entente missions have left Budapest. No Advance for Metal Trades Workers. WASHINGTON.—No wage increases will be provided in the new working agreement, to become effective next month between the Pacific coast ship builders and the union metal trades workers, it is announced today be Sec retary Berres of the metal trades department of the American Federation of Labor. - Fear Trouble on Adriatic Coast. PARIS.—Reports have reached the peace conference that interallied troops will be landed at Spalato, on the Dalmatian coast, because of disorders that have occurred there and the fear that graver troubles may arise. The Hun garians are reported to be trying to spread Bolshevism to that part of the Adriatic coasts which they controlled before the downfall of Austria. Intern Allied Missions. VIENNA.—(Associated Press.)—All members of the allied missions in Budapest have been interned, including Colonel Vix, chief of the French mission, according to travelers arriving here by automobile from the Hun garian capital. Korean Independence Demanded. SEOUL.—(Associated Press.)—The movement for Korean independence is continuing determinedly. There have been numerous riotous disturbances in the interior, especially in the north, along the Manchurian and Chineses borders. ' With representatives of the manu facturers and the striking silk work-[ ers of Paterson at Washington today in an endeavor to have the war labor board end the present strike by fixing the hours of work on a basis fair . , to both employer and employed, Pater son is mightily interested in any dis cussion of the question as to what constitutes a fair day's work. The organized trades of Paterson affillated with the A. F. of L. have considered that eight hours a day, 48 hours a week constitutes a fair day's work. Some factions of the silk strikers maintain that a 47-hour week is fair while others demand a 44-hour week, and the proposition has also been that a flve-day week of eight hours a day was all that should be worked says the Paterson News. Men live on what they produce. Any general reduction of the output of hec esaries of life lowers the standard of living. The improvement in the con dition of the American people since the Revolution is due entirely to in creases in production. We consume more food, more clothing, more lux-1 uries; we are better housed and we have more amusements than in earlier years; and all of them are the fruits of labor applied more intelligently and efficiently than ever before. Mod ern agricultural implements and ma chineny driven by power have been the chief causes of the improved liv ing conditions we now enjoy. WHAT CONSTITUTES A FAIR DAY'S WORK Ever since the steam engine was invented progress has been rapid. La bor at times has resisted the introduc tion of labor saving devices, yet it owes its better condition to them, be cause they have provided merchandise and have increased the buying power of a day's wages. Shorter hours of work are demand ed. It is probable that the eight-hour ; day will become some classes of labor demand a 40 hour week, which is less than a seven hour day. If the working day Is shortened 4o such a degree, produc tion will be reduced and a day's j wages, no matter what it may be in dollars and cents, will buy less of the necessaries of life, because the total ^eduction of real weaith win be re ' Labor should study what is best for itself, and the most important thing i® what should constitute a day's 7° rk ' One way of arriving at this is I for each workman to consider what be would do if working for himself, If he had a little workshop or farm j of his own, how many hours a day would be work? If he worked too ! long and too hard he would wear him I self out too soon. If he did not put j in a good day's work regularly he ; would have to get along with less good j food, clothing and entertainment. If i ihe individual workman can decide i what he would do for himself, he will arrive at what he should do when | working for another. No industrious I gardener or cobbler working for him ! self would call it a day after work [ in g less than seven hours. This point of view is worth ^taking, * Lester L. Robinson, both of Lewiston, Idaho, were married Saturday after noon at the home of the Rev. M. Knepper, pastor of the Central Chris tian church. Lieut. Robinson is the son of Mrs. L. W. Robinson and has succeeded his father, the late L. W. Robinson, as head of the Nezperce Roller Mill company. The bride is a popular member of the younger set. The young couple were entertained at the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. Monroe, E503 Liberty avenue, and left Sunday afternoon, for Lewiston, where they will make their home. Mrs. Robinson, mother of the bridegroom, accompan ied the young couple.—Spokesman Review. Mrs. Robinson spent 10 years of her girlhood in Moscow, where she was well known. the standard, but , Former Moscow Girl Weds. Miss Evelyn Longstreet and Lieut. DMf STRONG FOR VOTE SATURDAY 15« TO 37 IN FA • VOR— SELECT MEN FOR COMMISSIONERS DEARY.—The election Deary, Saturday, March 22d, for the creation of highway district No. 3 car ried by 156 to 37. This means one more unit in the government's plan of general road improvement through out the whole country, and makes the fourth district established in Latah county this year. Bovill district will hold their election next Saturday, and it is only a short time until Troy will do likewise; and if these two districts come up to present expectations, there will be a continuous chain of high way districts from Bovill to the coun ty seat. Then to get passable roads through this territory, will be one of the greatest means of uniting this im portant part of the county with the County se'at and principal trading point. This is something that should be of sincere interest to the whole county, as it - now takes three days to go to Moscow, do some.trading or business, and get back. It is also a fact that the heaviest hauling in Latah county is over the road between Deary and Troy. A committee in charge of a straw ballot, with privileges of selecting three commissioners from among the six names receiving the largest num ber of votes, have unanimously se lected the names of Anton Nelson, Kendrick, R. F. D. 2; August M.,John son, Troy, R. F. D. 2, and William Bowers, Avon. R. F. D. 1. These gen tlemen received at least 30 more votes than their nearest competitors, and are all progressive farmers that are deeply interested in good roads. The reason for their mail coming to three different towns and none of them Deary, is due to the fact that these rdtal routes come over into Deary territory and were established before Deary was a town. A read justment of rural routes is something that is needed up in this section. These names have been sent to Gov- ernor Davis for his appointment and there is no question about our high- way being a success, should the gov- ernor make such appointments. - » -i— held in FARM BUREAU WORK DISTRICT j I I On Thursday of last week the farm bureau members and other farmers. of the Daily community met at the Daily school house with County Agent O. S. Fletcher to^plan the farm bureau I work of that community for the com ing season. Much time was spent in discussing the needs of the commun ity and in laying plans for the year, Lines of work were selected and a community organization perfected. The projects selected were squirrel control, wheat standardization, weed control, and farm labor. W. K. Whitaker was elected com munity chairman, and project lead ers were elected as follows: Squirrel control, W. W. Davis; wheat stand ardization, Lester Wblheter; weed control, John Kamm; farm labor, Har FARMERS IN DAILY ORGANIZE TO FIGHT SQUIR RELS AND WEEDS ry Daily. These men make up the community committee and will take the lead in farm bureau work for the year. As leader of the squirrel control project, Mr. Davis called a commun ity meeting for Tuesday, March 26, to help everyone prepare poison so that an early attack will be made on squir rels in that community. Other pro jects will be taken up in season. Test Planes for Atlantic Flight. WASHINGTON, March 24.—Naval seaplanes which are to attempt a flight across the Atlantic ocean in May will start from Rockaway beach, Long Island, but the actual "jumping off' place will be much farther up the coast, possibly at some point in Newfoundland. Whether the machines will steer a direct course for Ireland or follow the long route via the Azores apparently has not been de termined. OF ]D Marooned! "ôïpoapT) m ' . ; ? » » IfC wÆk Til g 11 £ m. iSv I; iUMH BOV HAS WALTER HORNBY ENLISTED TO FIGHT HUNS IN 1914—SERVED THROUGH WAR Lieutenant Walter Hornby of Har vard, who just returned from France, holds the record for Latah county, if not for the Inland Empire, in the length of time in service during the recent world war. The young man is the son of Mr. and Mrs. G. N. Hornby who live on a farm near Harvard. In the spring ol^ 1913, when he was 22 years old, he went to the Peace River country in British Columbia to farm. In the fall of 1914, within a few weeks after war had broken out, he enlisted in the Canadian army at Calgary and the following spring was sent across to France, where he was in active service at the front practi cally all of the time for three and one-half years. He was in many of the heaviest engagements of the war, among which was the battle of Vimey Ridge, where the Canadian troops made such heroic sacrifices. On four occasions his name appear ed in the casualty lists, but in each case he made a quick recovery from his injuries and was soon back at the front. He was given a lieutenant's commission in 1916. When the armis tice was signed he was taking a course in aviation in London. His company landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia, March 1, and was from there sent to Calgary, where the men were given their discharge and Hornby at once came to his home in Latah coun ty to see his parents, whom he had left in 1913. DON'T LET HERO BUSINESS GET STALE NEW YORK, March 24.—Lieuten ant-Colonel Theodore Roosevelt, in an address here today at an entertain ment for soldiers and sailors, urged service men on obtaining their dis charge not to let "the hero business get stale" before seeking a job. Colonel Rooselevt declared he felt certain that all the men who had served overseas had returned deter mined to put into life a manliness and honor and with the armies now being disbanded, it was their charice rtf apply these attributes to their every-day affairs. He also urged the men to take an interest in politics, regardless of the party they favored. The address was the second made by the oldest son of the late Colonel Roosevelt within a week. A speech which he delivered at a meeting of the republican county committee here last Thursday co impressed repub lican leaders in this city that they are reported to be considering nomi nating him next fall ds the party's candidate for president of the board of aldermen. At present Colonel Roosevelt is de voting his time to aiding in organiza tion in this country of a veterans' association of the world war. to of Dunn Nominated at Butte. BUTTE, Mont.—Semi-official fig ures issued by the democratic head quarters last night show that W. F. Dunn, recently convicted of sedition at Helena and fined $5000 by a jury, was elected democratic nominee for mayor over Captain William Cutts. The margin, which may be changed canvass, votes. Dunn has appealed from his conviction and the appeal is now pending in the state supreme court. Hens editor of the Butte Daily Bulle tin and took a prominent part in the recent strike in the Butte district. -m Harvard Boy Home. Eugene Cochrane, son of Mrs. Orpha Cochrane of Chambers flat has arrived at home from Camp Mills, Long Island, hav ing received his discharge. He was called to the colors in August, 1918, and was in training for some time at Camp Lewis before being sent east. All arrangements were conq. plete for his company to start France when the armistice was sign ed. The young man, before entering the service, had charge of his moth er's farm on Chambers flat, and will again take up his duties in that ca pacity. HARVARD. to NUMBER 151 IS ON THIS WEEK LATAH COUNTY'S QUOTA IS FOU R TONS—LIBERAL COOP ERATION IS NEEDED The drive for 10,000 tons of used clothing for the refugees of France and Belgium was commenced yester day under the direction of the Am erican Red Cross. Of this 600 tons is to come from the northwest and four tons is to come from the Mos cow Red Cross chapter, which, with the branches and auxiliaries, covers Latah county, the contributions of clothing thus to come from the en tire county. The need is great and every family in Latah county should make an inventory of the used cloth ing in the home and sort out what can be spared to help keep the people from the stricken nations of Europe from greater distress. The campaign at this place is under the direction of Mrs. Wm. Staples. Parcels of clothing should be deliver ed at Lauder's feed store on Main street, where they will be taken in charge by Mr. Staples. Care should be taken to select serviceable cloth ing—that is, clothing made of flimsy material—as it is warm, serviceable articles that are needed. Clothing that needs mending may be sent, as there are many women in France and Belgium who can make a small wage by mending the clothing, which, when repaired will stand much serv ice. There are, too, in almost every family, articles which are as good as new, because of being outgrown, or having become out of style. It is said that there is no limit to the demands now being made for clothing for European sufferers. Approximately a half ton of cloth ing was delivered at the place desig nated yesterday, the first day of the drive. Read and Consider. The following pertinent thoughts have been contributed by the local committee: The Bible says it is more blessed give than to receive. Change places with one of the refugees and prove it. It is hard enough to have to wear someone's old clothes, but harder still have no clothes at all to wear, especially if there is snow on the ground, a cold wind blowing, or rain falling. Send your bundle to Lauder's store for the refugees. God loveth a cheerful giver. Who would not give cheerfully and say a little prayer of thanks that the Huns' long range gun did not include Latah county. Contribute your bundle of refugee garments. Be thankful you are in this good Palouse country and not a refugee "over there." All that is being asked you is to give what you do not need—your old clothes. It will .be your last chance to help refugees, as they will not be ref ugees much longer. They will soon be able to help themselves. THE BOYS IN FRANCE - A letter was received recently by B. M. Schick of Palouse from Charles Henry, formerly superintendent of school at this place, who is now in F rami engaged in educational work. Mr. Henry wint across the pond early last summer. He is in charge of the educational work in a section which, at the time the letter was written,. contains some 30,000 men. Schools for special lines of training were es- tablished at different points under his direction and he found the work most interesting. - CHARLES HENRY HELPS -, ,, . . ,, Mr Henry urges that none of the benefits to humanity gamed by the war be lost in America by electing to office, or placirig in any public posi tion, men other than those of un questioned Americanism. He also sounds a note of warning m regard M ah ? Vlat i e ^ er ? enb > the work of which he has been in a position to appraise while in Europe. The former Moscow educator, his many friends will be glad to know, expects to return to America some time during the summer. Will Visit Norway. At the sale of Wm. Kilde, yesterday on Little Potlatch, stock and mach inery were sold to the amount of $1665. The cattle brought excellent prices, which was due to the care of Mrs. Kilde, who had raised them from calves as pets. Their gentleness and the excellent care brought the fol lowing prices: One cow sold for $111. another cow $102 and a two-year-old heifer 75. A team and harness brought $377, one horse $176, the ! other horse $152 and the harness $50. ! Mr. arid Mrs. Kilde, who recently sold their farm, which they had had home steaded and where they had lived for many years, expect soon to make a trip overseas to their old home in Norway, that they left 50 years ago. They will return to Clarkston, Wash., to make their home, where they | have recently bought a place. A move is on foot for the returned soldiers in Moscow and Latah county to organize for the purpose of help ing to "put over" successfully the Vic tory loan, the campaign for which opens April 21. Organizations have already been formed by the soldiers in some other sections of the state and the effects of their sturdy patriot ism, and youthful enthusiasm, coupled with the fact that they were willing to give more than money toward win ning the war, will have its effect ou the campaign. Chairman Morgareidge of the local Victory loan committee will leave for Boise, Friday to attend a meeting of the state organization on Saturday, at which time plans will be formulated for the campaign. A meeting of the executive commit tee of the county council of defense, the Victory loan committee and repre sentatives of the local banks, will be held at the council of defense rooms this evening at 7:30, to make initial plans for the campaign in this coun ty. $»,000,000,000 WAR REVIEW OF WORK OF 65TH SHOWS VAST SUM PROVIDED FOR GERMAN CONFLICT WASHINGTON.— (AP)—Accomp lishments of the 66th, gress, are officially reviewed in the final number of the monthly pendium of the house of representa tives appearing Sunday. Unfinished business of the congress which essarily must be considered in the legislative program of the new gress, soon to convene, also is tained in the publication which edited by W. Ray Loomis, an of ficial of the house. "Constituting as it does, a statist ical retrospection of the accomplish ments of the 65th congress," says Mr. Loomis in a foreword of the com pendium, "the final issue of the monthly compendium throws the searchlight on the transactions of three sessions of unparalleled events. When the congress met in April, 1917, the country was at peace. In the in terim a war had been declared, a war had been won, and' a war had been ended. So this issue carries legis lative history of a character that per haps never again will be duplicated, both as to the amount of money au thorized to be expended and as to the social and business lives of the people of the nation." Provides Money for War. The 65th congress is shown to have appropriated approximately $57,000, 000,000; passed 349 public laws; 48 public resolutions; 48 private laws and conducted 32 congressional in vestigations. A total of 22,584 bills and resolutions were introduced, of which 16,684 originated in the house or war con com nec con con was and the remainder in the senate. President Wilson vetoed five meas ures. ! . President Wilson's part in congres- j sional matters is set out by a list of : notable dates, including his approval bist °£ making laws and his 1 r ! l 18 sh ° Wn - tha T 1tbe t lrst * " e l *™. Y er ® SI f! aed I 'J™ 7' St | * f n mea , s " r J ^ 1 a , re f ven . ue J" 11 . ^ as ° n , l a f °/ ; V" /Ä f r ^' d ® nt „ had ad ~ . n ; av , 1 ) v °, man bad s '/ ned } ■ bdI *> j ove the sun forwaid an <l then back- ! ward" and had gone on the floor of I the house to shake hands with mem , bers of foreign war missions. Notable Death RoIL I Another unprecedented feature was |the pract ically one-fourth of all the , jaws of the three sessions were ap ,p rove( j during the last nine days of tjj e congress. Fifteen representatives and jq senators and 20 ex-members :d j ed dur j n g ^e congress. Two former | I)reS iding officers of the senate. Theo c jore Roosevelt and Charles W. Fair banks also are included in deat h roil, a list 0 j. au thors of bills receiving action beyond mere introduction shows a predomination of names of chairmen of committees, Senator Chamberlain of Oregon, chairman of the military committee, with 68 meas ures, led the list, with Senators Myers of Montana, chairman of the public lands committee, second with 36 bills. i Borah Address Canceled. KANSAS CITY, March 24.— U. S. Senator William E. Borah of Idaho will not make his scheduled address here tomorrow night on 4he league of nations, it was announced tonight by [those in charge of the massmeeting at which he was to speak. Cancela tion of the address, it was stated, was due to the condition of Senator Borah's throat. Senator Reed of Missouri will deliver his address as scheduled, superdreadnaught Idaho, the largest fighting ship afloat, went into com mission as part of the United States Idaho Greatest Ship Afloat. PHILADELPHIA, March 24.—The navy at Cpmden, N. J., today.