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THE TWICE-A-WEEK » ! Twin Falls Tiwies \ r. r \ -t. i THURSDAY. \CAT 17, 1917. TWIN FALLS, IDAHO. VOL. XII, No. 64. TO BEGIN WITH "CUPID AT VASSAR" TO BE HELD FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM. BACCALAUREATE SERMON BY REV. Commencement Exercises Proper at Layering Next Thursday Evening With Address by Rev. E. I. Goshen of Salt Lake City. N ( The following official statement of the order of exercises for commence ment week, beginning with senior class play Friday night; Activities of the tenth annual com mencement of the Twin Falls high school will begin tomorrow evening. May 18, when the annual class play will be given in the high school audi torium. The following is the program for the class play exercises; Music— "Folks up Willow Creek". High School Orchestra Presentation of Pennant....Philip Buck Acceptance of Pennant . Melvin Strong Music—_ "June Bug Parade High School Orchestra Presentation of Memorial. Carlton .Haskins Zelma Larmore Music— "Mighty Lak' a Rose. High School Orchestra The high school orchestra is under the direction of Mr. Wertenberger. Senior Class Play "CUPID AT VASSAR" a senior i .Nevin . By Owen Davis Under the supervision of Miss Morse. List of Characters: John Willett (A young architect).. .Orrln Hill Amos North (Of North & Son, bank Robert Edwards .Lionel Dean ers) . Shiny (A lazy darkey) Hank Guhhin (IThe "hired man") .Howard Johnson Mrs. Carroll (Of Great Falls, Ver mont) . Kate (Her Daughter) Pauline Ripley Rachael Quigley Wanda (Kate's half-sister) Mildred Jenkins Miss Pake (The matron) Esther Anderson Rosamond Bunnell .Gladys Noble .Helen Roberts Sally Webb Matty Hart Alice Worth .Zelma Larmore Helen Conway .Mildred Boone Other college girls: Marie Roberts, Eloise Spofford, Charlotte Stewart, Pauline Griffith. Act I. Sitting room of Kate's home in Vermont.—(At the old home.) Act II. Kate's room, in double.— (At Vassar.) Act III. Same as act I.—(Vacation time.) Act IV. College Campus at Vassar. — (Graduation Day.) The baccalaureate exercises will he held in the high school auditorium next Sunday evening. May 20, Rev. Polly Snow (Continued on Pace 4) NO WORD FROM BOY Search ('«ntinnes But Nothing Has Been Learned Since Body Was Seen Monday Evening. Nothing further hn the body of Glen Hoffman since its momentary aepearnnee Monday even Marshal J. W. 1 Johnson of Je sald today that the search was being vigorously continued, hut noth ing further was learned. It is thought that the body may have floated down the river some distance since it came been seen of ing. rome up. The river is high now and the Great credit is search is difficult, given to the boy scouts of this city. Sunday under Scoutmaster E. L. Mac Vicar, they continued the systematic search previously begun, and yester * day a delegation was brought out by Sheriff F. M. Kendall which worked A large crowd until late last night, from Jerome' worked all day Sunday searching. argentine again puts AN EMBARGO ON EXPORTS (United Press) BUENOS AIRES. Mav 17—The Ar gentine government today announced the prohibition of exports of The tii at , wheat would be again enforced, first, which was effective in April, was suspended because of the pro tects of Great Britain and the United States. ALLIED TRADE CONGRESS IS IN SESSION IN ROME ROMF Mav 17 -^economic union of th ' Fn tente Allies for trade co-oper during and after the war, will tïghtened by the Inter-parliament commercial congress scheduled to comme sea8ion here today. in the plans '* ation he arv hold Its first American cooperation under way will be considered. ONE-HUNDREDTH SECOND FOOT No Water, No Payments, Still Possible. WHEAT PRICE IS HICAGO RAKERS IN UNION MEET ING EXPRESS THEIR OPINION OF THE SITUATION WANT SIZE OF LOAVES TO REGULATED BY LAW BE Say That Reduction of Price Of Wheat By Boards of Trades Would Help Conditions a Great Deal For Them —War Bread Not Successful. (United Press.) CHICAGO, May 17—Bread prices must increase unless the "govern ment devise sotne means to deliver wheat to the mills at lower cost," was the concensus of opinion express ed today by 200 representatives of the largest bakeries of every state in the union, assembled here. "The government should set the standard size of loaves in their opin ion and prices should fluctuate the same as in the case of meat and sug ar," said E. F. Strain, of Battle Creek, Michigan, a member of the executive committee of the National Associa tion of Master Bakers, who added, "if the cost of flour can be reduced by the action of the boards of trades to less than $2 a bushel, a pound of bread can be sold for less than ten cents. President McDonald of Mem phis, in his opening address said, "War bread has not proven success ful." First National Rank and Kinney Wholesale Company Think Labor ami Capital Needed More Elsewhere, - In order to permit the use of the re quired labor and material in places where they may prove of greater util ity in producing institutions in this city and have deterred building op-1 orations which they have recently planned. "We have determined, to postpone plans fox- remodelling our building so as to give practically twice our pres ent banking space," said President John M. Maxwell of the First National Bank yesterday, "and will get along for the present as we are. Part of the material has been ordered and will arrive here before long, and will he w/lra.Ti are ready to use it n i t H , m % te f, ial equired in construction work of Um " ,™ ight n be n mo t r . e P r °f'tahly P . „ 7 y 5 . T Ur 'S " ee h ,m , t ex -1 Jm «nt win Ut f ° r the I,res ' IZ "1."I* 661 "- « M " reasons, Manager Ed-, ' a n n ^ y Wh ° le ' . r ft the Times yes n JflüVa* 'he company intended to . nlh construction of a fourth warehouse and to arrange to take care of their business by repairing the old warehouse. The company will also build as son as it is award that labor and capital required to con n nrl rim 77 f . T™, .£ e c Xrv y BUILDING DETERRED ON BERLIN CLAIMS SUCCESS IN COUNTER ATTACK TODAY (United Press! BERLIN, May 17—In the face of a strong British counter attack the German forces succeeded in forcing the surrender of some ground in Roeus early this morning, according to an official statement. The state ment said that 2700 French and 2300 British were captured. WASHINGTON, May 17—No word has been received from the allies re garding the alleged victory of the German forces. The administration is pleased over the arrival of the American destroyer fleet in British waters yesterday and the character istic readiness for action shown. PRE SB YTF It I A N A SSE MBUY CONVENES IN DALLAS TODAY (United Press) DALLAS, Tex., May 17.—Nearly two ' hoa8 " d debates are expected to at tend the General Assembly of the Presbyterian church which opened I week 5 convention here today. | entire hotel has been chartered by the committee on arrangements. a An V CIRCUIT COURT ACCEPTS THEORY JUDGE DIETRICH THOUGHT FEASIBLE BUT REJECTED. PATENTS CANNOT ISSUE UNTIL WATER IS SECURED Possibility That New Order May Mean More Water For Land Than Insured by Order Revoked—Company Ex onerated From Fraud. Official copies of the decision Of the United States court of appeals for the ninth circuit in the case of the Twin Falls-Salmon Land and Water com pany, et al, against A. E. Cadwell, et al, on appont from the decision of Judge Dietrich Of the United States district court, show that while the de cision of the lower court has been revised, insofar as it required the com pany to furnish two and three-fourths acre feet of water, it does hold that the company is bound to furnish the settlers one hundredth second foot per acre during the period when its beneficial use on the lands under ir- rigation is necessary, an amount wliich it is said, may require the fur- nishing of more water in a season than was demanded by Judge Diet- rich. The doctrine laid dçwn by the court of appeals was considered by Judge Dietrich in his opinion and pro- nounced feasible and consistent with the terms of the contract, hut was re- jected by him as less practical and practicable that the one oil which he based his interlocutory order. On this subject lie said; "A second view is that we may reject the period of the irrigation season as not having any- thing to do with the question-of the quantity of water, hut only as estab- lishing the limits of time beyond which no Water could be furnished, and adopt the theory that one hun- dredth of a second foot was to he de- livered during this period at such times only as the settlers' needs re- quired, without the right on his part to hoard or save for the future by failing to use continuously. Such a right would be closely analogous to that of one who. as 'an original appro- priator, is decreed at the rate of one- hundredth of a second foot per acre of the natural flow of the stream ; he would have the right to divert that amount continuously up to the limit of- the beneficial use to which he could apply it, hut he could not, by refraining from use today, divert twice the amount tomorrow. The difficulty with this view is that it fails to take account of the necessity of measur ing the reservoir. * * ♦ A third view, I ! *** HI* SI I'ERINTENDENT BECOMES A HUSBANDMAN I A Pioneer re p 0rter was told dur tb e week that Superintendent n developing Into a real tlller of the soil, and when he called at the high school to see him was informed that he was out on the farm north of the school sowing wheat. A trip to the school farm, whlc h comprises 11 acres, revealed fact that the professor was there. He , )ad a team of roan niares hltched to a drlll and they were ■ covering ; the land at a rapid cllp . lNo twith ! 8tanding the fact that t £ e p rof e 88 or insists on wearinfï a .. blled - ah lrt and white collar when ln the fiela , )e nlake8 a fairl d , ooki farmer . As 8tated above th0 9 * hool farm comprises eleven acres, and of this five acres have been P«f «"to wheat. | four will be planted to potatoes and j the balance to beans corns, onions and other garden truck, j Superintendent Manning and Mr. Harding have done practically all the j work on the farm, working Saturdays and before and after school hours. The land has been put In fine condi | tlon and a bumper crop is anticipated. Word was received that J. R. Long was injured in a runaway this week at (Continued on Pagre 5) j 1 ; 1 , _. „ T , , , , . , | 1 f r ea . 8 1 t Buh1, but Particulars 1 were unavailable. William Lutz, a farmer southeast of Buhl, suffered a broken leg the first of the week, when he became tangled up in a levoler. He received the attention of a physician and the broken member has been set. and he is getting along nicely, but will be laid up for several weeks. GREAT SALVATION ARMY CAMP (United Press) PHILADELPHIA, May 17—Several thousand delegates to the Salvation Army's eastern division convention will meet tonight to celebrate the ithtrty Seventh anniversary of *he foundation of the army in Philadel phia Speakers are to review its won derful growth and work. FOR REH LIBERTY SUFFERING OF PEOPLE GREATER THAN OF ANY OTHER NATION ONE HALF OF POPULATION WIPED 0ÜT BY SWORD Hope to Obtain Proctectorate from Oth er Nations Until They Can Recuper ate and Take Place as Independent Nation, BY LOTTIE MELLETT (United Press Staff Correspondent) LONDON, May 17—In the midst of the hurly-burly of war, there are a few persons in London—just a few— giving some thought to what is to be come of Armenia after the war. Not Belgium, Serbia nor Poland has suf fered as Armenia has suffered. These figures explain; Armenians living in Armenia before the war Armenians shot, knifed, stoned, and otherwise put to death by the Turks (well authenticated figures) 1,000,000 Armenians unaccounted for from the ones driven into the desert. 400,000 Armeiians in Constantinople, western Asia Minor and Russia. 600,000 The new Armenia that is to be re constructed after the war thus has a basis of only 600,000 men, women and children, unless it he found that some of those driven into the desert have survived. These 600,000 must he brought back into Armenia from the other side of Russian border and from Constantinople, where they have enjoyed comparative immunity. The restoration of a nation from such a basis would seem almost help less hut Armenians in London believe it will he done. Lord Bryce, former ambassador to the United States, who, as he expressed it, has been studying the case of Armenia for forty years, believeè it will be done. "The change in Russia has been » most fortunate thing for Armenia," said Lord Bryce. "The Armenian people may expect more from the Rus sian people than they obtained from the Russian government in the past." He said I would find this confidence among all Armenians and he was right. "We think that this may prove the last horror through which our people will have to go," said A. S. Safrastian, who after two years fighting with the Armenian Legion of the Russian array, has returned to the ixmdon School of Economics to earn his doc tor's degree. "We feel that all the suffering the Armenians have endured cannot count for nothing. Armenia lias been almost exterminated more than once. Always she has recuper ated and without outside assistance. Now we think the world will not accept a settlement of the other prob lems of the this great war without a real settlement of the Armenian question." "We want Armenia for ourselves, entirely free of Turkish rule. A pro I tectorate by Russia, Great Britain— or even the United States—could in •. 2 . 000,000 generation or two see an Armenian nation safely established and pros pering. It is a fertile country and we have proved our ability to take care of ourselves if given the opportunity. So long as European politics prevent ted any interference with the blood thiraty desires of the Turks, we could not have such an opportunity. The day of such politics is past, every body hopes." A limited monarchy is Safrastian's idea of the most progressive govern ment possible immediately for Ar nienia. From this, he believes a Re public would naturally evolve. But at first, ho said, the old tribunal in stinct probably would call for a prince at which to gaze as the embodiment their nationality uuuaiuj. BED CROSS CAMPAIGN IS ANNOUNCED NEXT WEEK. The Red Cross organization plans a campaign for next week to secure funds for the organization and for the purpose of getting more mem hers into the society. A number business men will assist in the cam paign and the city will be canvassed thoroughly. The gravity of the situ ation and tjw need for instant action is fully appreciated by those who are in touch with the Red Cross and it is felt that the people, who have responded liberally, will continue give generous support when needs and conditions are brought home them. COUNTRYWOMEN TO MEET SATURDAY IN HIGH SCHOOL All country women, whether club members or not, are urged to be pres ent at the meeting of the Country Women's clubs at the high school au ditorium Saturday afternoon at o'clock when important matters per taining to food conservation will taken up. A 2 o'clock the board of rectors will meet. It is planned hold a meeting for city women following Saturday afternoon, details of which will be announced later. HAVE BEEN IN A AUSTRIAN CHÜCHMAN 1MPLICAT- j ED IN EFFORTS TO HELP GER MANS IN ETERNAL CITY ROBBERY OF SAFE IN GERMAN EMBASSY REVEALED FACT Many Spies Captured as Result of Dis closures and Pro-German Element Tn High Church Circles Leave Ital ian Capital. a BY FRANK GBTTY (United Press Staff Correspondent) LONDON, May 17—A tale of German intrigue reaching into the inner cir cles of the Vatican, involving the has ty flight of Cardinal Gerlach from It aly, the crocking of a safe in the se cret headquarters of the German Em bassy at Vienna, and the mysterious escape fiom prison of Italy's two most notorious criminals, was told for the first time today to the United Press by a reliable authority. Stranger than fiction, the true story of the inside workings of the Italian secret service in tracking down the Pro-German element of the Pope's court forms a dramatic chapter in the secret history of the war. For the members of the Pope's court carry their national bias and antipathies with them., from their native lands. On the sixth of April, Vienna dis patches announced the burglary of a house, adjoining "but having no con nection with," the German Embassy. A large sum of money was said to have been secured by the robbers, who es caped. The same night a sensation was caused in Rome by the flight of Car dinal Gerlach across the Swiss bor der. Italian secret service agents hurst in the doors of His Emminence's house two hours after his escape and discovered the machinations of a score of Pro-German plots. The next day (Continued on Page S) SLAVE MARKET MAY BE CONSCRIPTED Hoboes Troop Back From California for Summer But Are Not Thought Likely Soldiers. (United Press) CHICAGO, May 17—Tramp, tramp, tramp the boys are marching, but they won't enlist, seasoned old campaign ers of the road though they be. These particular "boys"—whose summer rendezvous is the Chicago "slave market" on Madison street near the river, are variously known as bundle stiffs, earchewers and mem bers of the Complete Rest Society. Be cause of their numerous presence in the block which boasts more employ ment ofices than any other in the world, recruiting officers have dubbed the place "Slackers Lane." There are perhaps 2500 of these knights of the highway. With other citizens who toil not nor spin, they wintering in Southern ■ '' ave been i ' 'ifornia and Florida but now they E e fi° ck i n E hack to their old haunts, [ ^ b Y G> e y congregate among the em 1 Payment agencies nobody knows. The agencies mean nothing to them. Be eause of these agencies, the I. W. W. dubbed that part of Madison st. the 'slave market, At foraging for provisions, recruit inK sergeants believe these gentle men would P™ ve an , asae L to an3 f army. I ncle Sam needs fighters but when the recruiters invaded Slack ers lane their appeals went unheard, "What has the government ever done for me. was a stock reply. The of mobilization of unemployed grows greater daily. With selective con scription as authority, old-fashioned "press gang" raids may be directed against the slave market. IRISH TO HAVE Î of i Nationalists Reject Plan of Lloyd George But Agree To Enter Con ferenee of AH Irishmen, to to (United Press) LONDON, May 17—The Irish Na tionalists today formally rejected a plan proposed by Lloyd-George for the partition of Ulster as a settlement of the Irish home rule issue, but agreed to adopt the suggestion that a convention of the Irish members of ell parties be held to devise a sys tem of government satisfactory all around. 3 he di to the ASSASSIN OF PREMIER OF AUSTRIA PLACED ON TRIAL (United Press) VIENNA, May 17.—Adler, assasin of Count Karl Stuergkh, premier of Aus tria, is scheduled to stand trial to morrow. a commission of physicians having determined that his plea of in sanity was groundless. DIVISIONS SEEM ELEMENTS AGREEING ON •LAN TO FORM SATISFAC TORY CABINET ALL I CRISIS SEEMS TO HAVE BEEN PASSED SUCCESSFULLY Soldiers Cease to Fraternize With Germans on the West Front and Cannon Again Roar Along Almost The Entire Line, (United Press) PETROGRAD, May 17—Russia has evidently passed the crisis of her political sickness and has started on the road to convalesense. The dif ferences which existed between the duma and the soldier's and workmen's council are melting and the work of forming a cabinet which seems cer tain to satisfy all factions is con tinued. The executive committee rep resenting the council of soldiers and workmen met the duma ministry to day and asked thàt the new cabinet include three Serial Democrats and three National Serialists. The alarming reports of anarchy in Vladivostock was officially denied to day. The fraternizing between Rus sian and German soldiers has been stopped along practically the entire northern front according to a Nord sud dispatch which has just been re ceived. An Incident showing to the Russians the duplicity of the Ger man troops is reported to have caus ed the cessation of friendly relations. Certainly the Russian regiment at a crucial point has withstood all Ger man blandishments to come out aiur talk matters over. The position the regiment held was overwhelmed by asphyxiation gases and Intense rifle and artillery fire and a hurricane of hand grenades and trench mortars, while mines exploded nearby. The Nordsud dispatch declared that great guns are again roaring over the greater part of the front and that the morale of the army is being main tained in an excellent manner. A Russian submarine flotilla today shelled and silenced a Turkish bat tery on the Bosphorus, inflicting heavy damage. Apparently the crucial period in the dispute between the several factions has passed and the formation of a coalition cabinet having the support of all elements now seems certain. WAR'S EFFECTS ON Southern Baptists in Convention at New Orleans Take up Problem— Northern Convention Meets. (United Press) NEW ORLEANS. May 17—War's ef fect upon missionary and educational activities occupied the attention of delegates to the annual Southern Bap tist convention, which started its ses sions here today. Dr. Oliver F. Greg ory of Baltimore, one of the secreta ries, declared that the recall of mis sionaries in foreign fields was not contemplated. It is generally under stood arrangements must be made to curtail their work. Consideration of the revision of the constitution and election of missionary boards of the church are other mat ters before the convention. All Baptist congregations east of Mississippi and south of the Ohio river, Including Maryland, District of Columbia and Virginia are represented. A successor to Rev. Dr. Lansing Burrows, of Americus, Ga., president of the convention, is to he chosen and it is probable there will be other changes among the oficers. Dr. Bur rows term of office expires by limita tion. He has served three years. The secretaries are Rev. Dr. O F. Gregory of Baltimore who has served on that capacity for 37 years and Rev. H. C. Moore of Raleigh. N. C. The proceedings of the convention are limited by the laws of the church to missionary and educational sub jects. The founding of a theological seminary in the South—the germ??? an idea at the last convention—prob ably will come in for discussion. CLEVELAND. May 17 — Three thousand delegates came to Cleveland today to attend the Northern Baptist convention. All northern states from coast to coast are represented at the meeting. Nineteen big meetings will ho held. John D. Rockefeller was expected to attend in response to a special in vitation. ON EXHIBITION IN NEW YORK (United Press) NEW YORK, May 17.—A food and hygiene exhibit, to jnstruct the public in war problems of economical feeding and in health measures, opened today at the American Museum of National history. Included In the exhibit will be the largest collection of disease verms in the world and a miniature model of Columbia University's pro posed $700,000 war hospital.