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h j».« „ uvt „ inmiuuivn TIMES PKI.NTISO & PI BL18HINO COMPANY. LTD C. L. LONGLEY, General Manager $2 00 PER YEAR IN ADVANCE The Twin fins Times Twice-u- Week (Entered at the Twin Falls postol flce as second class matter as a twice a-week publication, October 18. 1910 > Notice—Discontinuance: Many sub scribers prefer not to have then subscriptions interrupted in case they fail to remit before expiration. No* withstanding this, it is not assumed that continuous service is desired; still, subscribers are expected to no tify us with reasonable promptness to stop If the paper is no longer desired. "ONLY ME." Roosevelt says that the right policy can only be effective if in charge of "the right MEN." Why the plural, Who is the other guy? VOTE FOR THE BONDS The TIMES has so often urged the necessity of a better water system that it can add nothing new in the way of argument. The election comes off tomorrow and a rousing majority should be recorded for the bonds. ABLE AND LOGICAL DEFENSE The answer of Secretary Baker to his critics is able, logical and com plete. It shows that while moving under tremendous difficulties great things were done, with a certain number of inevitable human errors. It shows too that wherever incom petency was found or injustice wrought the lault was remedied as fast as possible. It is calm and tem perate in tone and devoid of the bombastic abuse that distinguished I I the utterances of his critics. GIVE DI E CREDIT The TIMES lias little use for Sen ator Borah, but never fails to give [ him due credit. Just as he proved more far sighted than most congress men of both houses and both parties when he favored the plan of military organization worked out by Secretary j Garrison and endorsed by President Wilson, in preference to the dual | plan ; so now he says some patriotic , and sensible things in urging the j people to disregard carping and dis- 1 honest political critics of the admin- 1 istration in its conduct of the war. Here's hoping that he will "stay put" j on this vital issue. I ! ! j \ SLANDEROUS PICTURE It a cartoon on the first page of | last Saturday's "Statesman" correct- j ly Indicated the present attitude of 1 the Republican party, or of its real j leadership, any patriot ought, to he -T «" >» —» >"• therefrom! The picture is a fairly clever one. It represents the Demo- | cralic donkey staggering along al-j „ Pniirm nnnn Osn« • . ' ot war burdens, while the Republican elephant lounges on a garden chair, smokes the pipe of satisfaction and j "H/vnioimiBK i'ni binda chid 1 ' ' ' ! ' . . , .. h didn t get that job. nut tne 1 i.vu'-a believes the cartoon to be slanderous, It cannot be possible that partisan ship would prevent any real men in any party from earnestly and honest ly striving to assist in carrying the burdens imposed by a war of self preservation^—of right and righteous ness. such as that in which the Uni- j ted States is now engaged. H there > are any such, either followers of the : elephant or Hie moose—not excepting alleged Democrats, or the Bull Moose himself, and they are caught with Hie goods, they may just as well take | down their political lightning-rods at j once. There will never be a future electoral storm In this country big | j enough to do them any good ! CONSCRIPTION OF LABOR PLAYING WITH DYNAMITE That there should be labor legisla tion to the end that idleness and non employment shall he entirely eliminat ed within borders of this slate; giving pow r er to conscript labor and fix Hie wage scale and also to provide em ployment bureaus so that all labor may be utilized. To this end, we fur ther recommend such other legisla tion as the legislature might deter mine upon, controlling and regulating the hours of doing business of all pool rooms ami places of amusement in the state of Idaho. The above legislative recommenda tion from the state council of defense should be given the most careful con sideration by every member of the law making body of the state before re ceiving favorable action. The rea sons which prompted the action are palpable enough and of a serious character. The committee refers to them as follows: Hundreds of excellent fanners of the state who have farm machinery, land and seed in plenty, will not plant acreage in any crop above that which the labor they now have at hand can safely handle, unless they are given positive assurance that labor will be obtalnable for growing and harvesting and that at a dependable price within The loss bus the bounds of reason. talned in seed, labor and matured j crop for 1917 was so great they can not afford its repetition. Many far -1 mers who have the land and water j are willing to plant and produce all that is possible for them to produce if they can but obtain the needed | money with which to buy seed and i have an assurance of farm help to | care for the crop. j information. From available we are convinced that j there is a shortage of good seed, oats, wheat, barley, rye and especially corn. That the prices asked for good seed will be unusually high. And we rec ommend that the various county coun cils of defense be urged to encourage the saving and holding of the neces sary seed in our state. Waiving the question of constitu tionality and of moral right involved in the conscripting of labor for pri vale industry, the difficulty of en forcement looms large. Harvey All red, of the state farm markets bu apd himself a member of the reau, council raised it pointedly in a recent interview witli a Times reporter when j he suggested that it would be hard to get such labor to work profitably. j Suppose that the man ^conscripted re-. i fused to work, or failed to work as j fast as the employer thought he Or suppose that, should; what then? as might happen in rare cases, the man to whom he was sent should not treat him well, how would be get off to complain, and what would be done with the complaint, if he should? We . , , . ... „ ...... arc not knocking. We are simpl. raising some questions that must be i met. We do not mean that they can not be answered to the satisfaction of We believe that the number of idle laborers in t he 8tate has been over-estimated, but i employer and employe. that is beside the point. How are you ...... ... . ... going to handle the matter? Again. 1 he state regulation of wages if ex tended to all branches and if it should involve a considerable reduction is jf j the other states did have such régula l^nind to make trouble, j Then suppose that adjoining states j should not have similar regulations, and laborers should want to leave i here and go there; what then? For how long should conscription last, and what provision would be made for I caring for the laborer when times i grew slack and work ceased? Or tion and failed to enforce it, in hope of drawing workmen from Idaho, what j I could be done to prevent their emi gration? You know the history of this very sort of legislation centuries of failures. Men tried it in But when an employer wanted to get results lie resorted to covering several ! England. bonuses or presents in spite of laws to the contrary, and so wages went up regardless of the statutes. But there is another phase of the matter. When the war broke out union labor, that is, legitimate union labor, that affiliated with the Ameri can Federation of Labor, stood firmly The Socialist party „ , . , . I But a large element re by the country, divided, most of the Socialists voting in the referendum, casting votes I against war. mained loyal and finally most of the ;«=">/•' b«»«. convinced and lined up. The I W W proved disloyal This the TIMES denounced and still does. .m ... le irnes 'hen and now believes that the best thing that could happen would i )t . the organization of unorganized j labor either in mass society like the .11 ...... .the 0 ^ " K 1 " 0 ' 1 as 1 * ' ' 1 Q f u, e American Federation of Labor, i, i, a8 offered that as substitute for disorganization on one hand and sedi- ! tion on the other. It believes that the council ot defense might take up the work of furthering such organi zation with profit. But what we want to call attention to at this time is the fact that labor > p, heartily, with some exceptions, in : favor of Hie government and of win n ing the war It has become convino e d that President Wilson means well | by labor and that this war is the con | filet of humanity against autocracy j and pr ivilege. Union labor lias de clared against labor conscription for] | private enterprise. Unorganized labor* feels the same way. Premier Lloyd j George says "LABOR MUST THIS WAR." We all know that with-I out ids telling us; but his talk re I minds us. In order for 'labor to win Hie war it must throw itself Into the conflict In a wUolesouled manner, must perform the particular tasks he , , , , , . _ , fore it with enthusiasm. This is a truism. We are not discussing wheth-j er it ought to welcome the sort of leg Islation proposed, hut we are Inter-1 ested In considering whether it wlH If labor can be converted to WIN I ; do so. | tills sort of legislation, well and good, We approve of the purpose. If the law should be passed permitting the conscripting of labor for public works at a stipulated price, with the alter native of going to work for some per son outside at a price agreed upon between the employer and employe, the result sought might be attained without sevy much trouble and without the violation of either the rights or the feelings of the great mass of workmen. This was Senator King's idea. We do not know wheth er it is good or not. We have no so lution that we are tied to. But we should hate, with all the Intensity that It is possible to feel, to have laws en acted which would prove obstacles to winning the war and to helping the farmers. The plan for systematlza- 1 t j on pu bu c employment agencies is | * worthy. The seed recommendations are UNREST SHOWN IN GERMANY ON WAR QUESTION HERTLING SPEECH SATIS pjgg NEITHER PARTY IN Emperor Charles With Moderates REICHSTAG Report That Austrian Prime Min ister Sent Copy of Conciliatory Speech to Washington Creates a Sensation. I j | COPENHAGEN, Jnn. 28—There was : an increase in the manifestation of unrest throughout Germany over the | week end according to advices receiv -1 ed here This was brought about by j the hitch in the Russo-German peace! negotiations, the militaristic war aims \ speech of Chancellor von Hertling and the general spread of hardships, chiefly in the industrial centers. On the «other hand militarists are! 1 dissatisfied, I The German Socialists are deeply I aroused by the Pan-German control th0 gov ' rnment and they point out that the silence of the kaiser at this j critical juncture of German affairs I "shows that lie is either in complete j I sympathy with the annexationists or is afraid to oppose them openly." Ttie statement by the semi-official Cologne Gazette that Count C?ernin,| the Austrian foreign minister, had al ready made known the contents of his | war aims address to President Wil- j son before he delivered it in Vienna, | created a sensation in diplomatic cir cles. Emperor Charles, of Austria, is ! believed to be working to force the j German government into general ne- ) gotlatlons on democratic lines. Dr. von Kuehlmann, the German | foreign minister, lias become the cen ter of a new storm of protest agaisnt Germany's refusal to meet the Rus- 1 sian Bolsheviki half way. In an ef fort to placate his accusers the fore-1 isn minister delivered speech be fore tile reichstag main committee I bitterly attacking Leon Trotzky, the I Bolsheviki foreign minister. and! charging the Bolsheviki government j I at Petrograd with maintaining an armed dictatorship. WASHINOTON Jan. 22—Adminis tration officials declined point blank today to discuss the reports from Aus tria and Italian sources that Count Czernin, the Austrian foreign minis ter. had sent through neutral sources i a copy of his recent conciliatory | speech to President Wilson. At the i slate department officials said that hev knew nothing whatever about the ', -V e llte ? Iouae , l1 . was stated that if such action had been taken the only person who could dis EiiMirS. 1 :."' jt was considered significant that Colonel E. M. House was In town. Fori the , fi r. s ] t tin ' e . ln lllally vlrtts the Col-1 onel did not stop at tile White House | )ut remained with relatives. How-j ever, he was in touch with the presi dent. Officially there was no change in; situation so far as tills country 1 v/as concerned. It was emphasized by state department officials that there I would be no separate discussion of P e ? c |. t o r war a '™ s between the Uni Any diplo- j matic developments along this line ! would be communicated directly to the entente, offiicals said. The situation is such, however, that any exchanges ol views that may take place will be %ery carefully guarded from prenia- j publication. All developments behind the cloak of diplomatic se ^J ec y ar p J? a P wn on l y „ to , two men — Neither^re likely'To take° The Vmblfc | into their confidence at the present time, _ _ ~ Strong Evidence Against Hennic ' | j NEW YORK, Jan. 28—The strong e8t evidence y el^offered in support of Tt • K !^ V os m f n . t Ti of t, eason sented today \vhen» his" tria! senna luuaj »Mien ms trial »»as re suraed before United States Judge Alfred. It came with the testimony of inspector Charles Tietel SÄT'tSSo W«kB. e " P ^ ° f the The government contends that Hen-i mutilated gyroscope parts intend-i ed for use in torpedaes so skillfully) that these engines of destruction would boomerang and strike the ves-1 sei which discharged Hier, Tietelbaura's evidence the government's contentions. Inspector Tletelbaum was the first witness called today. Testimony Implicating Alleged Gernuui Spy With Traitorous Ac tions. Inspector corroborated He iipcned the five boxes containing gryoscope parts) which were delivered by Hennig to Inspector Kans on November 25, last. The witness said he carefully examin ed the parts in company with Leuten ant L. E. Shea. United States Navy. "Tlie first thing I found to be de fectlve," said Tietelbaum, "was a gyro wheel. And later I found that sev enty hearings—forty ginibal hearings and thirty front and rear bearings had been tampered with." Tietelbaum was not permitted describe, in open court, the manner in which the gyro parts are alleged to) have been mutilated. These parts are BIG PROGRAM AT THE IDAHO DELIGHTS CAPACITY CROWDS Jack Pickford Does Best ^Vork of Screen Career As Tom Sawyer In Mark Twain's Famous Story DANCING AND SINGING DIVERTISEMINI DE EDXE Ti ■M ?ar \ 'W m ■ h & ■f - V - •g; ♦ ;- ; g: % « ' m M f "T, « w LACHMAN SISTERS TRIO From the Pantages Circuit The Idaho's first Pantages offering, the laichman Sis ters trio, went over big at Monday evening's performances, half of (he house silting through the second showing of the pictures, to again see the dancing and singing "divertise ment" presented by this talented trio. The youngest member of the company brought down the house again and again with her clever songs and phenomenal dancing. Another charming young lady possesses a pleasing voice and sung her way into the affections of the audience. All of them can dance; their act is lavishly costumed, and artistically pre • sented. 1 SCREEN CHATTER „ . , ... Gecil B. De Mille has been the recipient ot hearty congratulations front the officials of Artcraft, up on his production of The Devil Stone." Alvin Wyckoff, chief pho tographer for De Mille, has also re Ul e one8 on which tUe government I bases , tB charges against Hennig and the progre88 of the case was delayed whUe th ey were being marked for identification Lieutenant ' Shea, the government's chlef witnes8 against Hennig, is ex pected to testify tomorrow, Mrs H ennlg and her three children were in court today for the first time. p. _ ID :_A 1_ t- General Prices About oame as L.aSt WC( NEW YORK Jan 29,-The stock | (market closed today Government; bonds unchanged; railway and other bonds irregular, TOLEDO. OHIO, Jan. 29.—Clover seed : Prime cash. old. $19.90; new January and February. $20; March, $19.50. CHICAGO, Jan. 29.—Hogs receipts at the yards here today were un expectedly light and prices higher, There was a slightly firmer tone in the provisions market at the opening, price changes, however, were not large. The smaller livestock move ment was the result of the storm. Oats prices ranged lower at the opening due to active selling by com mission houses, ' Buying on the de cline by local traders caused a fair rally. Trade, however, was not large. Corn was easier in sympathy with oats and opening prices were fraction ally below the previous close. The market was Inactive and there was little trading. UNION STOCK YARDS. ILL., Jan. 29.—Hogs—Receipts 1500; market strong and 10c higher. Mixed and butchers, $15.40 @16; good heavy, $15.35@16; rough heavy, $email@example.com ; light, $I5.firstname.lastname@example.org; pigs, $email@example.com; bulk, $firstname.lastname@example.org. CATTLE—Receipts 6000; market strong 10c higher. Beeves $8.50@14; cows aa<1 hi Ç' ft 'rs. $email@example.com, stock ers and feeders, $firstname.lastname@example.org; calves, j $ 9 @ 14 . 50 . j Sheep — Receipts 2000; market steady 10c higher. Native and west : ern U0@15.60; lambs $email@example.com. 1 Local prices are the same as last week. Classified Advertisements j ! Received Too Late For Classification. 1 i * FOR SALE—Good Jersey cow. quire Mrs. W. E. Palmer, one-fourth I mile north of Lincoln school. In FOR RENT — Light housekeeping ' room. Phone 150-J. STOLEN—Reward is offered for in ; formation leading to recovery of Stu ; debaker buggy and harness, stolen ( from Twin Falls, Saturday, Address Sheriff Kendall. to) broke; also good team young horses, 1 mile west depot. S. S. Neher. FOR SALE—Mules, 4 years old, well ceived expressions of approval for his exquisite camera work. On its premier showing at the Rialto Theatre in New York, the new Farrar-Artcraft offering was heartily praised by the public. Much favorable comment was made upon the photographic views show ing the stormy coast, the shadow work, the multiple exposures, etc.. BjO/LDEfTS WO/R/R/ f: -V m i#l 60 L I m I m II \\ In 3 COMPLETE STOCK OF P/PE Ä F/TTLHOS c PHONE,» '% 85 m »• PHONE V Ô5 tfWIN FALLS JjiABPWAPE CO. American Fence f Majestic.Stoves- Tents# Çamvas SANGER REALTY & INVESTMENT COMPANY Farm Loans FARM LANDS, CITY PROPERTY. INSURANCE AND RENTALS. I A Few Real Bargains in Farms. LOWEST RATES AND BEST TERMS Du not place your loan until you have seen us. make the most liberal loans at the lowest rates Wr 1918 RESOLUTION RESOLVED -that every cent of profit made in my place of business in the year 1918 shall go into War Bonds, Thrift Stamps, Red Cross Funds and other war helps. VARNEY, the Live Candy Man. X M SPLENDID PROGRAM TO BE REPEATED TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. Jack Pickford, in Tom Sawyel, and a vaudeville offering of unusual merit, there is something to please every body at the Idaho this week. That is the only conclusion one could arrive at, judging from the crowds that pack the house Monday evening and stood in the street for over an hour to gain admittance to the second show. In "Tom Sawyer" there is a won derful assortment of types, and those w# don't remember the in cidents such as the whitewashing of the fence and Tom's adventure as a pirate on the island in the Mississippi river will enjoy the pro duction just as well, because the producer has developed these sit uations perfectly. \ The atmosphere of the early days in the old town çn the banks of the Mississippi. has been carefully maintained, and the quaint costume* of those days adds additional in terest to the production. The star as "Tom" did the best work he has ever registered on the screen. The program will be reputed Tuesday and Wednesday. Matinees dgily. Vaudeville at evening per formances only. Between which have been accentuated by hand coloring, double tones and multiple tints. The cast is a notable one, in cluding Geraldine Farrar as the Breton fisher girl, Tully Marshall, the wealthy and miserly onwer of the fisheries, Wallace Reid as the office manager and lover, and Ho bart Bosworth as the criminologist. "Fatty" Arbuckle has finished the construction of his new west ern town of Mad Dog Gulch, which is the location of his comedy, "Out West." This wild and woolly mining camp is located at the bottom of an awesome hell-hole and the only outlet Is through the canyon whence you came. Patty says he is going to challenge Bill Hart, Doug Fairbanks and all the other bad men to a demonstration of expert gun play. !