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The Daily Star-Mirror
VOLUME VIIJ
NUMBER 22K
MOSCOW, LATAH COUNTY, IDAHO, TUESDAY, JUNE 24, 1919
PEACE TREATY WILL BE SIGNED NEXT FRIDAY
PARIS.—(By the Associated Press.)—German delega
tion which will sign the peace treaty, will arrive at Ver
sailles Friday morning, the French foreign office has been
officially informed. It is thought probable in French cir
cles that the signing of the peace treaty will occur at 2 p. m.
Friday.
Information regarding the time of the arrival of the
German delegation was made known to Premiers Clem
enceau and Lloyd George and President Wilson while they
were at Versailles this afternoon, inspecting the arrange
ments for signing the treaty.
Hermann Mueller, the new German foreign secretary,
will head the German delegation to sign the peace treaty,
La Liberté says today.
Hanlel Yon Haimhausen Stands on His Dignity.
WEIMAR, Monday Night.— (By the Associated Press.)—Haniel Von Haim
hausen, who was designated Sunday as the German representatives to sign
the peace treaty, has telegraphed his resignation from Versailles rather
than at&ch his name to the instrument.
Prepare Place For Notable Scene.
VERSAILLES.—(By the Associated Press.)—Premier Clemenceau, Pres
ident Wilson and Premier Lloyd George visited the palace this afternoon to
inspect the arrangements for the signing of the peace treaty.
Italian Délégation Headed For VersalHes.
ROME, Monday Night.—(By the Associated Press.)—The new Italian dele
gation to the peace conference, it was announced tonight, will leave here Wed
nesday and expects to arrive in Versailles in time to sign the peace treaty.
The delegation is composed of Foreign Minister Tittoni and three senators,
Vittorio Scialoia, Gugielmo Marconi and Maggiroino Ferraris. It is announced
that Marquis Gugielmi, who is a member of the chamber of deputies, will be
secretary of the delegation.
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May Lift Blockade Immediately.
PARIS.—(By the Associated Press..)—The supreme blockade council met
today to decide when the blockade of Germany should be lifted. One ele
ment, it is understood, favored lifting the blockade the day the treaty is rati
fied but it is believed the council will probably decide to lift the blockade
when Germany signs the treaty.
Food Riots in Germany Results in Deaths.
BERLIN, Monday Night—(By the Associated Press.)—Police and soldiers
who intervened in food riots in the northern suburbs of Berlin today, ex
changed shots with mobs of men and women, but there were no casualties.
A number of shops were plundered. Reports from Mannheim say that 11
persons were killed and 37 wounded in rioting there Sunday, and that more
than 200 persons were arrested.
Turkey Promises to Be Very Good.
PARIS.—(By the Associated Press.)—The Turkish delegation sent to the
council of 10 today a memorandum making a lengthy plea for a continuance
of the old Turkish Empire. The communication states that the Turkish gov
ernment is prepared rto recognize the independence of Amernia and grant
form of autonomous government to Palestine and Arabia under Turk
some
ish governors.
Work on Austrian Peace Terms.
PARIS.—(By the Associated Press.)—Work on the Austrian peace treaty
resumed by the council of three today. The completion of the document
was
is desired as speedily as possible. Financial experts were called before the
council at today's session.
Premier Clemenceau WiU Resign.
PARIS._Premier Clemenceau has expressed his intention to resign office
as soon as the treaty is promulgated, as he feels that he has accomplished
the task for which he assumed the premiership, says Marcel Hutin in the
It is expected liere that parliament will ratify the treaty
Echo de Paris,
late in July.
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Villa Loses Many Men.
EL PASO, Texas.—Sixty-three +
♦ Villa rebels were
+ many more wounded Saturday in ♦
+ a fight between federal troops ♦
and Villa forces for possession of ♦
+ Villa Ahumada, according to an ♦
4* official military dispatch given 4*
♦ out here today.
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killed and ♦
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FRENCH 6IRL WANTS
TO EEtfiH EHCEISH
ALMA LAUDER RECEIVES LET
TER FROM YOUNG FRENCH
WOMAN WITH AMBITION
interested in America and want to
learn more about this country, which
saved them from the Hun, is evi
denced in many ways. A very inter
esting letter which shows this de
sire has been received by Miss Alma
Lauder of Moscow, who has taken a
deep interest in the French orphan
work and whose Sunday school class
has adopted several French father
less children,
partly in French and partly in Eng
lish, was copied and translated by
Miss Lauder and is here given, with
the language exactly as used by the
young French woman.
St. Cyprien, 29 Mai 1919.
The letter, written
It follows:
Mademoiselle,
It is as a friend of Marcelle what I
am writing you. I am nineteen years
old and I know a little the American
language, but not very well.
I have leam it during one year in
a high school where I have been dur
ing three years for to prepare my
Brevet blemen taire and my certifi
cat supérieur.
To learn American during one
year, it is short as you see and I am
not going to school there is one year.
I wish be in correspondance with a
young girl as me for to perfect my
little learning. If you like, Mademoi
selle I shall write you, you shall an
swer me in American, and when you
shall know the French language you
me half one and half other.
Madame Vergnolle my friend have
given your address and shows yours
letters. Marcelle is à little girl very
intelligent but very, very talkative,
she speaks always. But her teacher
loves very well because she is a good
pupil.
Excuse my numerous mistakes if
you please, for to help me at learn
very well your language. During my
holidays I am going at Periqueuf and
to speak with a American soldier.
With a god will we understand each
other.
I am very glad to correspond with
you and I am waiting your answer.
Aifectionally,
Ydouere
My address is Y. Perbos, Saint Cy
prien Dordoque.
J. M Aldrich Here
Professor J. M. Aldrich, for nearly
20 years head of the department of
entomology at the University of Ida
ho, but who left here six years ago,
in Moscow, visiting friends and re
newing acquaintances Professor Al
drich is now located at Washington,
D. C., where he is curator of the di
vision of insects in the national mu
seum . He came west to attend the
funeral of his father who (tied in
Spokane recently,
rich has a host of frends in Moscow
who are delighted to have him with
them even for only a few days.
Professor Ald
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Two Aviators Killed.
♦ RYE BEACH, N. Y.—Two un- *
+ identified aviators, believed to ♦
+ have been army flyers, were kill- +
♦ q{l when their airplane fell +
♦ several hundred feet here today. ♦
♦ The machine caught fire and the +
♦ bodies were burned beyond rec- +
♦ ognition.
♦ MINNEOLA, N. Y.—it is offic- ♦
♦ ially announced here today that ♦
♦ the two aviators killed at Rye +
♦ Beach were Lieutenant Shelly M. +
+ Watson of Rogers, Texas, and M. +
♦ (Ireland, civilian mechanic, of ♦
♦ Westbury. The machine was en- ♦
♦ route from Rye to Hazelhurst 4*
♦ field here when the accident hap- +
♦ pened.
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GREAT WAR VETERANS
TO ORGANIZE HERE
CALL ISSUED FOR ALL WHO
SERVED IN ANY CAPACITY
TO BE HERE JULY 3
The first day of the big three day
celebration July 3, 4 apd 6, at Mos
cow, will be devoted almost exclusive
ly to the Great War Veterans. Gov
ernor Davis will be here and deliver
an address of welcome to the boys,
who whipped the Huns. The fol
lowing call has been sent out by the
committee. It is interesting and self
explanatory. It follows :
To all Great War Veterans:
A grand rally and general re-union
of all of the discharged soldiers,
sailors and marines, who were in
any way in service in the late war,
will be held at Moscow in connection
with the 4th of July celebration in
that city on July 3d, 4th and 6th.
On July 3d at sharp 10 o'clock a. m.,
Governor Davis will deliver to the
Great War Veterans of North Idaho
his "Welcome Home" address. Fol
lowing this address he will, through
and with the assistance of the Grand
Army of the Republic, present to the
Latah Post of the American Legion
a silk flag and a post standard. Fol
lowing these ceremonies and exer
cises it is the intention to secure the
enrollment of every discharged sol
dier in Latah county as a member of
Latah Post of the American Legion.
At 1:30 p. m. (July 3) will occur a
grand parade.
Opportunity will be made for the
holding of a meeting for the pur
pose of electing officers of Latah
Post of the American Legion. There
will be many other attractions dur
ing the day and evening of July 3d,
including a tug of war between vet
erans of the Lewis-Clark and Latah
Posts, but particular attention is
called to the fact that comnfencing
at 7:30 p. m. there will be a number
of wrestling bouts consisting of sev
eral preliminaries and one main,
event. At 10 o'clock a. m. of July 4.
memorial exercises will be held on
the campus of the University of Ida
ho, at which Governor Davis will
read the honor roll, and beautiful
and appropriate ceremonies will be
conducted. Following these exercis
es' the day will be taken up with dif
ferent forms of entertainment. At 8
o'clock in the evening of July 4, will
occur the boxing contests. These wil
consist of several preliminaries and
the main event will be between G. T.
(sailor) Lawson of Lewiston, Idaho,
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Let every soldier make himself a
committee of one to see to it that
every other soldier, together with his
family and friends, is present during
these three days.
Space will not permit the giving of
all of the attractions that will be
presented in addition to those men
tioned above, but on all of the three
days air-plane flights will be made
with planes furnished by the War
Department, and there will be one
continuous round of good shows and
entertainments until taps are blown
on Saturday night.
Every soldier in uniform will be
admitted free to all of the entertain
ments given by the Fourth of July
Committee, so be sure to come in
From a standpoint of pride, and for
the welfare of the discharged sol
diers, too much importance cannot
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your uniform.
be attached to the mater of securing
a full attendance of the discharged
soldiers and to securing their enroll
ment as members of that greatest of
all war veterans associations
American Legion.'
PVT. E. C. BOOM,
PVT. M. P. BAILEY,
PVT. HARRY CHERPILLOD
Committee,
LIEUT. O. R. STILLINGER,
LIEUT. ROLAND EVERLY,
CAPT. LUTHER FELKER,
THIEVES AND ROBBERS
TRUST IN RABBIT'S FOOT
Superstition is the religion of the
crook. Criminologists always keep in
mind his weakness when working on a
mysterious case; for the great signif
icance which a burglar or,murderer at
taches to possession of a rabbit's ^foot,
the hangman's rope and coffin wood
has often resulted in his capture.
What may look like carelessness in
the retails of a crime is often super
stitious practice. Thus crooks believe
that if they leave something of them
selves in the place they have "visited,
they will : inevtiably escape punish
ment. For example, they may leave a
button from a coat, or wash their
hands in a basin.
One housebreaker even went so far
as to cut himself and leave a smear
of his blood on the panel of a closet.
This led the detectives to believe there
had been several burglars and that
a struggle had taken place over divis
But Dr. Hans Gross,
ion of the loot,
the modern Sherlock Holmes, knowing
of the superstitious nature of a thief,
tracked the lone burglar.
Crooks and their queer ways are the
chief factors in the new William Fox
photoplay,
which is coming to the Kenworthy the
ater on Thursday. Gladys Brockwell
stars in the remarkable part of a wom
an crook who goes straight.
BP.
Prof. Lewis to Speak. .
Professor H. T. Lewis is getting a
reputation as a speaker that is call
ing him to many places. He went to
Lewiston today to address the normal
school which is in summer session,
and Friday and Saturday he speaks to
a farmers' meeting at Spokane.
P. N. G. Club to Meet,
The Past Noble Grands club will
meet at the home of Mrs. W. P. Mor
gareidge, Wednesday afternoon, June
25, 1919. All members and officers
are requested to be present, as it is
election of officers.
(LIEUTENANT FETTERS WILL
the big celebration They saw Lieu
tenant Jay M. Fetters and arranged
to have him come to Moscow tom or
row and look over the ground and see
where his plane will light. It is
planned to have him light in the fair
grounds. He will probably fly to
Moscow next Monday, June 30, but
the date cannot be definitely an
nounced now. He will arrange all of
these details when in Moscow to
morrow. He will reach Moscow by
train. The lieutenant, who was the
first man to cross the Cascade moun
tains in an airplane, and was the
first to cross the Blue mountains of
Oregon, reached Spokane at 3:30
L. F. Parsons, secretary of the
Moscow chamber of commerce,
turned last night from Spokane,
where he and C. J. Hugo went Sun
day in Mr. Hugo's car, to meet Lieu
tenant Fetters, who will fly here July
3, 4 and 5, and to arrange details for
the flight and secure attractions for
re
Monday afternoon. Of his flight
Spokesman-Review says:
Lieutenant J. M. Feters, of Mather
field, Sacramento, Cal., accompanied
by Sergeant O Kessel of the army air
service, landed at the Parkwater field
of the Northwest Aircraft company
yesterday afternoon at 3:30 after a
successful flight from Walla Walla.
Lieutenant Fetters left Walla Walla
at 10:36 a m. and flew to Ritzville,
where he landed at 11:36.
Ritzville at 2:30 and reached Spokane
in an hour. Walla Walla is about
135 miles from Spokane via Ritzville
in an air line and Ritzville about 67
miles from Spokane.
Crowd Waiting at Parkwater
As the plane came over Spokane it
performed a few stunts and then
made one long glide down to a perfect
landing at Parkwater, where a large
crowd had gathered. As soon as the
engine was stopped the plane was
covered and placed under guard and
Lieutenant Fetters and Mrs. Feters,
who had come to the field to meet her
husband, left for the home of Mrs.
Sikko barkhoorn, E608 Rockwood
where he will be the guest during his
stay.
He left
As the plane came to a stop Ser
geant L. D. Atkinson of the recruiting
service presented the compliments of
Colonel R M. Bambrilla, congratulat
the lieutenant on the success of
mg
his flight and requesting him to visit
in the recruiting office this morning
at
matters Colonel Bambrilla is head
of the recruiting service for Spokane.
Average Height 4000 Feet *
'We had an uneventful trip,,, said
'Yesterday we
, Lieutenant Fetters.
had a following wind and our flying
time from Walla Walla was just two
hours. We flew at an average height
of 4000 feet, our maximum altitude
being 5000. I can not say how good
flying conditions are in Spokane, as
I have not flown here before. I shall
know more about that later.
I will
If
do some exhibition flying here.
the motor is in good shape I'll pull
this aftemon
Lieutenant Fetters will be the guest
of the chamber of commerce at noon
today and will tell what it feels like
off a few stunts
about 2:30."
to emulate a bird.
Gives Exhibition Today
Lieutenant Fetters has been de
tailed by the air service to investi
atmospheric conditions
throughout the northwest and
gate the
to
make a report as to possible landing
fields and the attitude ^of the towns
en route toward establishing flying
fields near them. He is also flying
in the interest of the government re
cruiting drive for the air service. He
will remain in Spokane about a week
and will make several exhibition (
flights over the city. j
Lieutenant Fetters was one of a
number of aviators who flew from
Mather field to Portland to attend the
rose carnival in that city a short time
ago, flying from there to Seattle. He
left Seattle Thursday morning and
arrived at Walla Walla Sunday after
stopping at North Yakima, Ellens
burg and Pendleton. On Saturday
between Pendleton and Walla Walla
the plane got off its course, due to a
defective map, and landed at Imler,
Wash., where Fetters picked up his
course again and came on to Walla
Walla the same day.
Entertained at Ritzville
; airplane ever seen in Ritzville
! ' n ac tion was today when Lieuten
an ^ d. M. Fetters and Sergeant O.
j Kessel arrived from Walla Walla at
11:35, having made the trip in one
hour They made a graceful land
ing about half a mile west of Ritas
ville, at the old race track.
RITZVILLE, Wash., June 23.—The
C. A Sprague, president of the
board of managers of the commer
cial club, entertained the soldiers »t
lunch, and a number of people were
present to see them leave for Spo
kane at 2:30 As soon as the airplane
was discovered Judge John Truax,
who was holding court, adjourned to
give everybody an opportunity to see
the machine.
SHOW "LOHE STIR
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DIETZ HOI UN INDIAN
FOOTBALL
PULLMAN
COACH SHOWN TO BE IMPOST
ER AND SLACKER
FORMER
("Lone
The trial of William H.
I Star") Dietz, former football coach at
Washington State College, Pullman, on
a charge of being a military slacker
and making a false report in his ques
tionnaire, is on in the federal court in
The case began yesterday
Spokane.
when the government introduced much
senational testimony to show that the
noted football coach, who has been
posing as a quarter-breed Sioux Ind
is really a full-blooded white
and that instead of being born at
South
ian,
man,
Pine Ridge Indian agency, in
Dakota, he was born of white par
ents at Rice Lake, Wisconsin.
An aunt and an uncle, the latter a
full brother of Dietz's father, who died
in 1916, testified that the famous foot
ball coach is white and the son of the
late W. W. Dietz and his white wife.
Mrs. Lenna Lewis.
now
It has been shown that Dietz learn
ed of a Sioux Indian called •One
Star" or "Lone Star" the terms being
synonimous, who had disappeared, and
he took this name and gained entrance
to Carlisle Indian school where he
posed as an Indian and
Sioux Indian, Sally Eagle Horse (who
a sister of the real "One Star")
The latter was on the
claimed a
was
as his sister,
witness stand for the government at
Spokane yesterday and testified that
"Lone Star"
(the man calling himself
; Dietz is not her brother and that her
■ brother, who disappeared 30 years
ago , would have been 49 years old now,
w hile Dietz is only 35, according to
i,j s SWO rn statement in his question
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Relatives testified that they had
never
_ heard of Dietz claiming any
]ndian blood in his ve ins until he eu-,
tered q^i-IIsIo Indian school and that
at first it was regarded by his rel
j a ti V es as a joke, but later they were,
; worr i e d about it and felt that he had
( disgraced them and they felt this much
when he later married a hall
more
breed Indian girl from whom he wasl
few months
[divorced at Spokane a
Relatives testified
ago.
mother, whom he claims was a half
breed Sioux Indian, but relatives de
clare is a light-haired white woman
felt the disgrace when Dietz married
this half breed Indian girl and hail
said: "She would not be called grandi
mother by any Indian babies." |
The case is still on trial, but thj
state hopes to finish this evening whej
the defense will have its inning
There are witnesses from as far east aj
Pacific coaE]
Pennsylvania, from
points and from California.
+ American Casualties Grow.
♦ WASHINGTON.—Total casual
♦ ties of the American expedition
♦ ary forces reported to date an
+ nounced today by the war de
+ partment as 289,016. The total
4* number of deaths has reached
+ 75,662.
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