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CL I - % wa -o liyuinj I r * % SV £ CENTER YOUR MONEY EFFORTS < Jet the aggressive power of this institution be hind your financial plans. Seek the construc tive advice and enlist the helpfulness of its staff of experienced bankers. We invite your business and personal cheeking accounts. P. i TWIN FALLSBAN : TR'JSTCOMPANY BAKER HIES BACK BARB , instantly report to me that I may search out the blame. -Mr Chairman, you made an ad dress In the senate. It was at the con elusion of the investigations of two divisions of the war department -the ordance and the ordnance. In that in veatigation some shortcomings and de lays were brought to the attention ol the committees. <Continucd From Page 3) . . bHIB The heads of these two depart ments were in the midst of a great undertaking and it may not be un - fair to say the findings of the inves tigation assumed a disproportionate aspect in relation to what has been going on and what has been done." "I have no doubt that the tendency toward the feeling that we have fallen .. . . .. , ■ down is the great impatience of the American people, said Secretary Ba ker. "You and I want to feel that our , . ...... , There s always at the beginning of a great undertaking like this a search to find if there is anything we can do. if there are shortcomings or de lays; in so great an undertaking it is impossible not to find them. "Our effort Is to strengthen these weaknesses to arouse confidence and to make our enemies feel the strength of America. "I have no bias in favor of indiv iduals. The issue is far too large for favoritism and I refer to General Crozier, General, Sharpe or myself. I want it understood that the appear ance of any of us in the casualty list any morning is negligible to the suc cess of our undertaking. "i am not here to defend or deny mistakes. Those things have happen ed and whore they have happened we have attempted to remedy them." He asked the committed to ask him any questions it wished and to go into every phase of the war department's work. Mr. Baker went first into the re ported neglect of sick patients and the inhuman treatment of dead sol diers in the training camps. He re ferred to the letters read to the sen ate by Senator Chambc-lain last Thursday. He declared they aroused every instinct of indignation and re sentment in him. "I wanted and 1 want now. to find out who was guilty of this inhuman treatment in order to punish them." he said with vigor. He added that Senator Chamberlain had promised to give him the names of the authors of the letters. country is great and strong and can hit like a man at our adversaries. Secretary Baker declared that con sidering the number of men under arms the number of complaints of this kind had been relatively small, "not more than a dozen and half." "In each instance they have been referred to the surgeon general," he said. "Where it« has been shown that the human element has broke down, the inspector general has been in structed not only to take steps correc tive of the evil, but punitive where fault lay." Many of the complaints, he said, were shown to be groundless upon in vestigation. In one case he said, the body of a soldier killed at the flying field at Toronto, had been sent home Investigation showed the naked. « amp under the command of a major of the royal British flying corps. Or ders were given at once, the secre tary said, to detail an American offi cer to the camp. He told of another case where medical officer had been dismissed from the army for neglecting a pa tient. Secretary Baker insisted that he tried to be entirely frank in his prev ious testimony. "I find the impression exists that was 'fencing' " he said. "1 regret that very much. It was not my intention. 1 am here now with no hurriedly gath ered data. I am here to make a com plete statement." Secretary Baker spoke almost, with out interruption on the part of the members of the committee. He prais ed the medical corps highly. "Its like doesn't exist anywhere else in the world," he said. "The sickness in the camps has been combated the most effective manner known science. The fact is, however, that there never yet has been an army as sembled and none can he where men are not brought in who have been ! previously exposed to communicable disease." ! Completing his defense of health J conditions. Secretary Baker next took i up the ordnance situation. There were , approximately 600 , 000 Springfield and 100,000 Krags available when war was declared> he said . He told the com . mlttee that the mo dlfied Enfield rifle , had been adopt e d with the unanimous approval of Gen eral Pershing. Gener , a] G rozier and General Scott. The de c j 8 j on wa8 m ade about June 1. he said, He defended the delays resulting from I the decision to make all rifles inter j changeable because, he said, it would 1 I 1 facilitate repairing. When the war department decided to obtain more rifles, it was discov ered that although the factories were making British England rifles, the bolts of one factory would not fit the mechanism of another. He admitted that it was "some time before the a had been 8U pp lled with adequate rifles but declared that was foreseen. The secretary also defended the call j Ing out of more men than could be adequately armed. He said that Gen ; era [ Leonard Wood had urged the : | i calling out of "a large army instant | ly" without waiting for all necessary equipment. "The men need many things before they need a rifle," General Wood said, according to Secretary Baker. Eng land, General Wood said, had trained men In civilian clothes, armed with walking sticks. Secretary Baker said he did not go as far as General Wood urged but that "it was deemed wise to call out men a little in advance of their being supplied with arms." The thirty-two national guard and national army training camps in the United States are filled with men ready to go to France as fast as they are needed. This* was Secretary of War Baker's retort this afternoon to his congressional critics. For more than two hours the secretary stood be fore the senate military affairs com mittee and answered in orderly se quence the indictment of the war de partraent made by Senator Chamber- j lain before the senate last Thursday, Secretary Baker then took up the question of machine guns and declar ed that France is able to supply all troops possible to send abroad this year, with the type of machine gun it has been decided to use. "The machine gun problem," said „ . „ . ... „ . , . Secretary Baker, is complicated by difference of manufacture in and dlf ference in theory of use of he guns. He told of the French and English theories of machine guns practice. Then he told of the existing hoard' to test machine guns and claimed this board did not delay, "for one mo ment" In the procurement of machine guns. He told of a test of the Lewis gun made by the navy department Iasi Aprll and declared that after this test large orders were immediately placed for Lewis guns. General Pershing does not desire Lewis guns for use on land, the sec retary of war said and explained that General I ershing has decided to arm the land forces with light Chauchat and Hotchkiss guns and reserve Lew is guns tor aircraft work. r . pra " c : e able .„ t0 8 f UI>ply , 1 U8 ,' v ^ h C hauchat light rifles for all of the troops we are able to send abroad this year," said Secretary Baker. "Our army abroad is provided with the of the type they have elected to use." The secretary of war then took up the question of the lack of machine guns in camps and cantonment iin> this country. He declared he had been advised by camp commanders that this lack of machine has not delay ed them, but he admitted that if the men had the guns they wouW have been able to use them. The question of artillery was taken up by tlie secretary of war. He pointed out that ever since 1906 Gea eral Crozier has argued before con ••t gress needs for more artillery, have no criticism to make of the re-I sponse of congress." said Secretary Baker but he emphasized that the needs had been shown to congress. He declared that France had been unpre pared with artillery and read a letter from Andre Tardieu. French high com missloner, stating that at the out break of war, France had, but 6496 heavy guns and hut few of these were rapid firing. Secretary Baker took pains to an swer in detail and with emphasis the contention that the United States was depleting French resources in obtain ing its artillery from the French gov He declared that the pm : ernment. posai for France to supply Pershing's with artillery originally came from the officials of the French gov army ernment. The secretary told the committee that the movement of the troops in large numbers to France was not in serious contemplation as late as July last. The question of clothing was next i taken up by Secretary Baker. I "It is perfectly true that the sun ! ply of clothing was inadequate," he jsaid. "Our initial needs have been I met. however." ! He then kaid the question of wait ling until all men could be clothed! 1 had been brought up and said the re 1 spons\bility for calling out the men I rested with him, i "It takes somewhere between nine and twelve months to train men," the secretary said. "I do not know how rapidly we can send men, I know how many we have sent anji I know how many we plan to send, but I do not know but what tomorrow there might come a call to double the rate at which we are sending men. There' are now sixteen national camps and six teen national army cantonments filled with men ready to go. j "I am revealing no secret when I Isay that the crux of the whole prob lorn is tonnage," he said. "Every I thing we can get on the other side i without disadvantage to our allies we 1 should get there." i Secretary Baker told the committee ithat when the House mission was in i Europe the military experts of both ! Great Britain and France agreed that ithey had surplus ordnance. | "General Joffre and his associates as well as all our own military men, 1 brought confident and positive assur ançes, that not only is Franco able to ! supply us with ordnance but that we ! are actually to maintain their organi Ization in consuming their supplies." said Secretary Baker. "Did the offer to supply us come! from the British and French gov ernments," asked Senator Myers, of Montana. "It came first from the French and then the British," answered the sec rotary. Mr. Baker gave figures showing that in January the United States would get 620 seventy-five-millimeter guns from France and would make 84 In this country. In April, he said, 231 would be obtained from France and 73 would be made in America. American production would increase steadily during this year. In Decem ber of this year, the American produc tion of "75s" would reach 433. "It is hut fair to say that the Amer ican army in France large as it is now and large as it may soon be, will be provided with all the artillery they need and as rapidly as it con be used while the production at home is steadily rising, said Secretary Baker. "I have sacrificed something for that, but I have never sacrificed will ingly the health of any soldier, I have not intended to sacrifice the comforts of any soldier, but 1 have intended that they shall be ready when the call comes. 1 should have felt a deep er responsibility if the call had come and they were still at home waiting the tailors." There is no shortage interferring with the comfort of the men, he de clared. When he resumed his testimony af ter the luncheon recess. Secretary Ba ker read a statement he had Just re ceived from General Wheeler about shell production In the United States. General Wheeler said that the man ufacturing of 75 millimeter and throe inch shells ahd Increased about fifty per cent since the war began. The production of shells above that cali bre had increased about 25 per cent. General Wheeler's report showed. 1 j I Registrars Are Given Instructions Xo f e ,, s Are to , (e Charged or Accept pd ()f Registrants In Administering - -- " Oaths. Office of United States Marshal. Boise. Ida-., Jan. 24. 1918. Dear Sir; i Telegraphic instructions received from the attorney general at Wash ing ton. D . c „ request that I ask vou to I , mblish the et , ( . lo8ed notice. 1 J j NOTICE TO REGISTRARS ' ' REGISTR ANTS All registration officers are rornind ; ed tbat many registrants will need as ^stance and advice in filling out their registration affidavits and they are quested to aid such persons in every ) proper way . Registrants are not to : be treated as persons of evil disposi Uont and the »^ratioa officers £ i urged to deal with them In a courteous i and friendly manner No fees are to be charged or K ra tuitles accepted from registrants by .registration officers tor administering oaths, or for anv other reason guns-— : virtue of an execution in hands. Issued' out of the district court of *-h e fourth judicial district of the state of Idaho, in and for the county Twin Falls, in the suit of G. Hom mers & company, a corporation, against W. H. Long, duly attested the 26th day of December. 1917, 1 have I levied upon all the right, title and In terest of the said W. H. Long in and to the following described property situated In Twin Falls county, Idaho, viz; Respectfully. T. B'. MARTIN, U. S. Marshal. A X D re re LEGAL PUBLICATIONS NOTICE 0Ï SHERIFF'S SALE 11 1 y Northeast quarter (NE*4) of tbe Southwest quarter (SW>4) and the Southwest quarter (SW%) 0 f the | Southwest quarter (SW 14 ) and the Southeast quarter (SEV4) of the Southwest quarter (SW 14 ) and the Southeast quarter (SEV4) Northwest quarter (NW»4) of Section Two (2), Township Fifteen (15) South, Range Seventeen (17) East of the Boise Meridian, Twin Palls Idaho, Notice Is hereby given, that on the 11th day of February, 1918, at 10 o'clock a. m. of said day. at the front door of the court house, City of Twin of the c°ujvty. |the old sailor andthe recruit"! THAT'S THE IDEA-ÂJ SATISFYING AND] CLEAN CHEW if 1 AND THEN YOU DON t] MUSS UP YOUR FACE WITH A BIG WAD,; EITHER, f - ON SHIPBOARD YOU GOT TO BE NEAT'. CHEW W-B CUT AND YOU WON'T MUSS UP THE SHIP. ! j i à ) L*h V jd O' A / If 1 x. IÏ J XI v / I \ Ï /, I ( u V > r :; 1 tin fljr y \ Halls, county of Twin Falls, state of j Idaho, I will sell all of the right, title j and interest of the said W. H. Long ' in and to the above described proper ty, at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash, lawful money of the I United States, or so much of it as | ntay be necessary to satisfy said exe cution and all costs. Given under my hand, this 9th day of January, 1918. FRANK M. KENDALL, Sheriff of Twin Falls county, Idaho. 1 I-15-22-29-; 2-6. j ! An ordinance regulating the sale, j vending, delivery and disposition of I milk and cream within the limits of die City of Twin Falls, Idaho. Be it ordained by the mayor and die council of the city of Twin Falls,' Idaho, as follows; Section 1. It shall be unlawful for any person, or persons, institution, as sociation or corporation to sell, vend, furnish, give away, deliver, or in any way dispose of, within the limits of the city of Twin Falls, Idaho, milk cream, intended for domestic or fam ily ase, which milk or cream has been derived and obtained, in -whole or in part, from a cow or cows suffering from or afflicted by the disease or ailment commonly known and desig nated as tuberculosis. Section 2, It shall be unlawful for any person or persons, institution, as sociation. or corporation to sell, offer lor sale, vend, furnish, give away, de liver, or in any way dispose of, or cause to be sold, offered for sale, vended, livered, or in any way disposed of, any milk or cream intended for do mestic or family use within the lim its of the city of Twin Palls, Idaho, which milk or cream, in whole or in part, has been derived or obtained from a cow or cows that have not been tested by a duly licensed veteri narian for the- disease commonly ORDINANCE NO. 224 furnished, given away, de known and designated as tubercule-, sis within six months immediately prior to the time of such sale, offer for sale, vending, furnishing, giving away, delivery or disposition. Section 3. Any person, or persons,. Institution, association, or corpora tion violating any of the terms or conditions of this ordinance shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not less than Ten ($10.00) Dollars nor more than One Hundred ($100.OOT Dollars. Section 4, This ordinance shall be in full force and effect 30 days after it's passage, approval, and publication. Passed by the council of the city of Twin Falls, Idaho, this 21st day of January, 1918. Approved by the mayor of the city of Twin Falls, Idaho, this 21st day of January, 1918. F. F. BACKEN Mayor. Attest; It. W, A. MINNICK, City Clerk. simnroNS for publication fn the Probate court of Twin Falls county of the state of Idaho. C. E. Lind, doing business as Lind Auto company, plaintiff, vs. W. W. Donne and partnership doing business under the firm name and style of Donne &| Elarton, defendants. Summons for publication. The state of Idaho sends greetings Elarton, a co V 80 ACRES / All good land and in high state of cultivation. All fenced and cross woven wire, good buildings, electric lights and power. 4 1 -2 miles southeast of Buhl, HARD SURFACED ROAD WILL BE BUILT TO PLACE THIS YEAR. Price $225 per acre, 6 to 8 thousand dollars cash, balance reasonable. RIPLEY & TIMM, The Real-Estaters Filer, Idaho to the above named defendants. You are hereby required to appear in an action brought against you by the above named plaintiff in the pro bate court of Twin Palls county, state of Idaho, and to answer the complaint therein within twenty days (exclusive 1 of the day of service) after the ser vice on you of the summons, if serv ed within this county; or if served out of this district, within forty days. The said action is brought to collect $495 | due the plaintiff upon an open ac 1 count, 1 And you are hereby notifed, that if i you fail to appear and answer the [ .said complaint, as above required, the j said plaintiff will take judgment j against you and each of you for the j above amount and costs of this suit, j Given under my hand and the seal of the Probate Court of the state of Idaho, in and for the county of Twin ! Falls, this 26th day of January, In the year of our Lord, one thousand ! nine hundred and eighteen, j (SEAL) i E. M. Wolfe & J. F. Martin, attor orlneys for plaintiff, residing at Twin | Falls, Idaho, | 1-29; 2-5-12-19-26. ———————- ] serial No. 0X7633. Department of the Interior, U. S. Land Office at Hailey, Idaho. January 25, 1918. Notice is hereby given that Ezra Hersbby, of Murtaugh, Idaho, who, on | May 21, 1915, made Homestead Entry, | SW%, Section 31, Township 11 South, O. P. DUVALL. Probate Judge. NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION I Serial No. 017533, for E% NW14, NEV4 Range 20 East, Boise Meridian, has filed notice of intention to make final three-year proof, to establish claim to the land above described, before C. C. Siggins, U. S. Commissioner, at Twin Falls, Idaho, on the 26th dav of March, 1918. Claimant names as witnesses; Arthur Hutchinson, Rav Pettijohu, John R oimstead, and A, J. Hutchln Smile, and the World smiles with you, Knock, and you go alone; For the cheerful grin will let you in Where the KICKER is never known. There are no KNOCKERS at the i i ? • WEAVER ROOMING HOUSE for the Guests all smile when shown a sani tary bed in a steam heated room with HOT and COLD water at moderate prices. H. M. HOLLER, M^r. I son, all of Murtaugh, Idaho. BEN R. GRAY. Register. 1-29-31; 2-5-7-12-14-19-21-26. X Serial No. 015190. NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION e Department of the Interior, U. S. Land Office at Hailey, Idaho, January 25. 1918. Notice is hereby given that Adalas ki D. Sartwell, of Rogerson, Idaho, who, on May 2, 1914, made Homestead Entry, Serial No. 015190, for EVè SW 14. SE14. SW % NE*4, Section 6, SW V 4 S'W%, Section 5, Township 14 South, Range 17 East, Boise Meridian, has filed notice of intention to make final three year proof, to establish claim to the land above described, be for C. C. Siggins, U. S. Commissioner, at Twin Falls, Idaho, on the 21st day of Maxell, 1918. Claimant names as witnesses: Beryl S. Kunkel, John C. Smith. Al phus Greene, and Claiborne M. Acuff, all of Rogerson, Idaho. BEN R. GRAY. Register. 1-29-31; 2-5-7-12-14-19-21-26. Serial No, 021232. NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION Department of the Interior, U. S. Land Office at Halley, Idaho, Janu ary 23, 1918. Notice Is hereby given that Herbert C. Mason, of Eden, Idaho, who, on December 11, 1916, made Homestead Entry, Serial No. 021232, for SE14 NEA4, Section 30. Township 9 South, Range 19 East, Boise Meridian, has filed notice of Intention to make Com mutation proof, to establish claim to the land above described, before A. C. De Mary, U. S. Commissioner, at Rupert. Idaho, on the 29th day of March, 1918. Claimant names as witnesses; Arv J. Huettig, Dwight Terry, Johan Johanson and James C. Knott, all of Eden, Idaho. \ X BEN R, GRAY. Register 1-29-31; 2-5-7-12-14-19-21-26.