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BY ATTORNEY GENERAL
GIVES NOTE OF WARNING ON
CHOICE OF PRESIDENTIAL
Appearing as the personal represent
ative of President Roosevelt, bat de
claring he spoke wholly upon his own
responsibility, Attorney General Bona
parte Saturday night, in a speech be
fore the Illinois Athletic club at Chi
cago, uttered a significant note ot
warning which gave evidence of being
inspired from the White House.
"The great sheepfold. the American
union," he exclaimed, "is beginning to
turn its thoughts to the grave prob
lem of choosing a head watchdog to
guard it for four long years. Whatever
applicant for the job is viewed with
particular favor by the wolves may be
well left in his home kennel. Wolves
can be trusted to know what they
want and to want what the sheep
don't want. In plainer language, no
inan can be safely trusted to 'take care
that the laws be faithfully executed*
if his selection be longed for and urged
by all or many of those who have ob
structed faithful execution of laws in
the past and whose influences and re
sources are formidable obstacles to
their faithful execution today."
He openly charged that the people
are being hoodwinked as to prosecu
tions of "rich malefactors."
"I believe," he exclaimed, "that a
widespread, persistent, systematic and
unscrupulous attempt to deceive the
people as to these things ha 3 been in
progress during the entire official life
of the present national administration
land is in progress today."
He said criminals of influence and
stauding had no objection to the gov
ernment pretending to punish them,
but thought the government should
end right there.
'In the eastern states," he ex
claimed, "the enforcement of federal
statutes forbidding conspiracies in re
straint of trade is greeted by wails of
unsettling business and breeding pan
ics. In certain western and south
western states prosecution of men who
acquire vast tracts of public land
through fraud and perjury Is fiercely
denounced as persecution <o( public
"Finally, in some southern states at
tempts to punish under the laws for
bidding peonage those who virtually
enslave helpless negroes and Ignorant
foreigners provoke a like outcry.
"In all these cases the idea under
lying the complaint Is that laws are
not really intended to be obeyed by
some people. These critics might per
haps consent to some show of en
forcing such laws. After a tedious and
expensive Inquiry has shown clearly
that a wrong had been committed, the
culprit may be called to answer, but
when he shows he is a 'captain of in
dustry' or a 'generalissimo of finance,
or at least a 'leading citizen,' in other
words, that he is rich or influential,
they would have him go unpunished
or at the worst escape with a sham
penalty about as formidable as burn
ing with a cold iron."
Must Be Roosevelt Man.
Attorney General Bonaparte told the
leaders of the republican party In Illi
nois what kind of man they should
select for their candidate for presi
dent. Coupled with bis suggestion he
made the prediction that the nominee,
whoever he might be, would be elect
ed. Mr. Bonaparte's word picture of
the man night apply as readily to
President Roosevelt as to Secretary
Taft. It was taken to exclude Gov
ernor Hugties and all others who are
not the avowed champions of Roose
velt's anti-trust policy. Mr. Bonaparte,
in a heart to heart talk at a luncheon
with the financiers and political lead
ers at the Hamilton club, said:
"The nation needs a man who will
carry out the principles of the present
administration. The affairs of the na
tion demand a strong and sagacious
leader, who will curb, without de
stroying, the great interests, and at
the same time promote remedial legis
lation to meet the demands of the
"The ideal candidate will be one who
will execute the plans already fully
stated by President Roosevelt. If ifce
nation should elect aa executive hav
ing any other principles, It will make
a mistake when mistakes become
Mr. Bonaparte refused to my whom
he had is mind. He promptly replied
to all inquiries:
"I came here with the express de
termination not to make known the
name of the man who is best fitted to
fill the next term as chief executive."
Scores of Italians Return.
Naples, Dec. 24.—More than 6500
immigrants landed here Tuesday from
the United States. They reported that
the steamship companies already had
booked several hundred thousand Ital
ians for return home, which causes
apprehension in the matter of their
Talk happiness. People get tired of
hearing your woes.
MEMBERS OF NEW CONGRESS.
Senate Largest in History—Many
Notable Men In It.
There are many Interesting features
of the Sixtieth congress, now in ses
The Benate will be the largest In the
history of the country, as it will be
composed of 92 members, the Increase
being made by the admission of Okla
homa, whose two senators will be Rob
ert L. Owen and S. T. P. Gore.
With the two senators from Okla
homa there will be 17 new members
of the senate, which include success
ors to Senators Morgan and Pettus.
The new men include William Borah
of Idaho and Jonathan Bourne, Jr., of
Frank C. Briggs of New Jersey suc
ceeds Senator Dryden, and Norris
Brown, formerly attorney general of
Nebraska, comes with a record for
anti-railroad prosecutions in his state.
Jefferson Davis of Arkansas has a
reputation as a fiery orator that may
cause Senator Tillman to look to his
Simon Guggenheim of Colorado has
gained notoriety in the business world
through his connection with the Amer
ican Smelting & Refining company.
Joseph F. Johnston, the successor of
Senator Pettus, is a confederate vet
eran. Harry A. Richardson of Dela
ware is a millionaire, as also is Isaac
Stephenson of Wisconsin, the last
named being the successor of Senator
Spooner and known as the pioneer
lumberman of the northwest.
Robert L. Taylor of Tennessee has
a great reputation as a humorist, and
during his recent campaign for the
senatorship carried a violin through
his state and fiddled for the amuse
ment of his constituents. John H.
Bankhead, successor »f Senator Mor
gan, and Joseph M. Dixon of Montana
come to the senate directly from the
house of representatives, and T. H.
Paynter of Kentucky formerly served
In the house, as also did Senator
Senator Owen, who will represent
Oklahoma, is one-third Cherokee In
dian. and Senator Gore has been blind
The senate will have a majority of
more than two-thirds republicans, so
that it will be possible for the major
ity to control legislation and even rati
fy treaties without a vote from the
The bouse of representatives also
has a large majority, there being 226
republicans and 16$ democrats. There
will be many interesting and pictur
esque debates in the house. Rich
mond P. Hobson, who gained fame in
the Spanish war, will be there to advo
cate a greater navy, which he has
pledged himself to do.
Daniel R. Anthony, Jr., of Kansas
will contest honors with Andrew J.
liartchfield of Pittsburg as the tallest
man of the house. Mr. liartchfield is
six feet five Inches, while Mr. An
thony's height is recorded as only a
quarter of an inch lower. Gerritt J.
Dlekeman of Michigan has been speak
er of the Michigan house of delegates
and is chairman of the state republican
Peter A. Porter succeeds Mr. Wads
worth of New York, and ran on the
famous "cow ticket," opposing Mr.
Wadsworth's course in relation to
packing house control during the last
session. Isaac R. Sherwood was In the
house 37 years ago as a republican
from Ohio. He now returns as a demo
There are two vacancies in the house
caused by the death of Mr. Slemp, re
publican, of Virginia, and George W.
Smith of Illinois.
There are 89 new members in the
house, but of that number 12 have
Berved in that body prior to the last
congress. Of the new men 61 are dem
PORTLAND HAS A PRIZE HEN
Chickens and Eggs Galore From This
Portland, Ore.—W. J. Carty of 807
Cleveland avenue, this city, claims
the prize hen of the Pacific coast, if
not the United States.
The hen In question is a Plymouth
Rock *f medium Bize, but a marvel of
industry. Mr. Carty says:
"Since May 5 last Biddy has reared
two broods of chickens, one of 12 and
the other of 7. Between the wean
ing of the first brood and the hatch
ing of the second she laid 24 eggs,
and the other day she laid a double
yolked egg, her average being two
eggs within 15 minutes.
"Since the weaning of her second
brood this year, 22 days ago, Biddy has
laid an egg every day, and In the last
10 days a double-yolked egg every
BABY'S FACE IS PART BLACK.
While Rest of the Body Is That of
Ellensburg, Wash., Dec. 27.—Mrs.
Frank Jonas, an Inmate of the county
poor farm, recently gave birth to a
child whose face is three-fourths black,
while the remainder of the body is
white. The marked part of the face
is the exact color of a negro baby.
The officials of the poor farm attribute
the freak to the fear Mrs. Jonas had
for a demented negro who for a time
was au inmate of the county home.
Boy Sends Power by Wireless.
Worcester, Mass., Dec. 24.—Harry
M. Grout, a 19 year old Spencer boy,
has gone Marconi one better and has
succeeded in operating electric lights
and motors by electro-magnetic waves
at distances of 900 feet and more.
It's a real fact —you can't put a
square peg In a round hole. Nelthei
can you put a little man in a big place
SHORT CONCISE ITEMS
NEARLY ALL PARTS OF THE
B. P. Oliver, recently elected presi
ident, declares the California Safe De
posit & Trust company hopelessly In
solvent, and the only thing to do 1b to
appoint a receiver.
London's greatest shipping paper
prints a statement that England has
decided to establish a new naval
squadron in the Paoific, but is denied.
The business part of Baltimore was
threatened by lire when a blaze wiped
out three big establishments and three
smaller ones, causing a loss of $250,-
At Springfield, 111., three lives were
lost and property wortn $500,000 de
stroyed in a fire which started in the
Christmas stock of Johnson & Hatch
er's department store.
Property to tne value of $200,000
was lost in a fire in the furrier estab
lishment of Edwin S. George at De
Mrs. William O. Boatright and her
grown daughter were fatally shot re
cently while asleep by an unknown
assailant on a farm near Merryvllle,
King Edward has signed a proc
lamation definitely summoning parlia
ment to meet January 29.
Those who participated in the re
cent conference of the tobacco grow
ers and buyers at Frankfort, Ky.,
called by Governor Wlllson believe
that the tobacco war will be amicably
The antagonistic attitude of the pub
lic against the Jap waiters In the ferry
boats of San Francisco bay caused the
Southern Pacific to lay them off.
At Des Moines, lowa, Mrs. James
Scofield was killed. Miss Louisa
French hurt, and a third woman seri
ously injured when a train backed into
the buggy in which the women were
Albert Filley, a farmer living south
east of Camron, Mo., killed his wife
and daughter and his brother by shoot
ing them recently. Filley is supposed
to be Insane. Officers have gone to
Owing to the present financial strin
gency the union boilermakers are said
to have offered to go back to work for
the railway companies against whom
they are striking, under the same con
ditions they had before the strike with
the Increase offered by the camptn-y at
the time of the walkout.
C. Haugh, the Norwegian minister to
the United States, died recently in
Norway while on a snowshoelng trip.
Wu Ting Fang, who has been reap
pointed to the post of minister to the
United States, has left for Washing
Dealing in grain futures is prohibit
ed by a bill Introduced recently by
Representative Scott of Kansas, the
new chairman of the committee on
M. Paquin, the famous French dress
maker, is dead.
Painters at work on the dome of the
main building of Oklahoma university
accidentally set flre to the structure
recently. The loss is estimated at
from $125,000 to $160,000, partially cov
ered by insurance.
William Henry Rice, one of the best
known minstrels In the United States,
Iron Shield, the Sioux chief, died re
Advices from Tutuila, Samoa, state
that the volcano In the Island Savlt,
in German Samoa, is working with
Edward Price of New York city, first
husband of Fanny Davenport, the
actress, died recently in Omaha.
ROOBEVELT AND JOHNSON.
Presidential Ticket of Lawson's New
Thomas W. Lawson of Boston, who
recently called on President Roosevelt
at the White House, and who subse
quently said he would probably ' make
a statement to the public within a few
days," will soon launch a new politi
cal party. Its candidates for president
and vice president will be Theodore
Roosevelt and Governor John A. John
son of Minnesota. In his formal an
nouncement Mr. Lawson avoids any
direct statement that his chosen can
didates have acquiesced in his pollti
Senator Mallory Is Dead.
Pensacola, Fla., Dec. 24.—Senator
Mallory died at 12:48 a. m. Monday.
Stephen Russell Mallory, democrat,
of Pensacola was born November 2.
1848. He received the degree of doc
tor of laws from Georgetown univers
ity In June, 1904. His term of servjee
would have expired on March 3, 1909.
Dr. Henry Loomls Is Dead.
New York, Dec. 26.—Dr. Henry Pat
terson Loomis, professor of therapeu
tics and clinical medicine at Cornel;
university, and former president of
the American Academy of Medlciui-,
died suddenly from pneumonia at his
A successful politician works a?
steadily as interest on a note.
HOLE IN HEART 18 SEWED UP
New York Man Survives Operation
and Attack of Pneumonia.
New York, Dec. 24.—After surviv
ing an operation in which four stitches
were taken In his heart, William
Johnson developed pleural pneumonia
at Roosevelt hospital and is now again
convalescing. Johnson was taken to
the hospital suffering from an injury
which was at once diagnosed as a stab
wound of the heart.
An incision was made in his side,
three of Lis ribs were cut through,
forming a trapdoor with the cartilage
attaching the ribs to the breastbone
acting as a hinge. The trap was low
ered and It was found that the diagno
sis was correct and that there was a
half inch slit in the pericardium. This
was carefully sewed and the trap
door was replaced.
The next morning Johnson com
plained of pains In the lungs and pneu
monia rapidly developed. The doctors,
proud of the heart operation, fought
for the man's life and although at one
time death seemed certain, It is now
announced that Johnson Is on the road
to recovery and will surely survive.
MUST GO TO SCHOOL HUNGRY.
Thousands of Berlin Children Get No
Food at Home.
Berlin, Dec. 24. —"rfie municipality
is face to face with a very serious
problem in connection with the supply
of food to thousands of virtually starv
ing children attending the primary
schools in consequence of the indus
trial inactivity. Hitherto the Chil
dren's Canteen society has been able
to cope with the task In a very satis
factory way by means of subscrip
tions from private sources, but the
calls on Its funds are this year so
great that it will be unable to supply
many of the children.
In the first week of December, ac
cording to official statistics from 250
out of 285 primary schools, no fewer
than 11,947 children attended school
in mast cases without breakfast, and
in all cases without the prospect of ob
taining a midday meal at home. Of
these, 2498 receive a simple daily meal
from the 14 canteens belonging to the
above mentioned society; the other
7449 are totally unprovided for.
Live Stock Auociation.
Auxiliaries in every county and dis
trict in the state, with a view to In
creasing interest as well as building
up the membership of the Washington
Live Stock association, were decided
upon at the clossing session of the
two days' meeting of the stockmen
In Spokane recently.
In the resolutions offered by the
committee composed of Dr. S. B. Nel
son of Pullman, E. F. Benson of Pros
ser and O. D. Gibson of Walla Walla,
the Alaßka-Y ukon-Paclflc exposition
was indorsed and it was recommended
that the management appoint J. L
Smith of Spokane as superintendent.
The officers elected for the ensuing
year are; A. J. Splawn, North Yakima,
re-elected; E. F. Benson, vice presi
dent, Prosser; F. M. Rothrock, Spo
kane, treasurer, and F. H. Gholke, Spo
Unless the dates conflict the asso
ciation will meet in Spokane December
15 and 16, 1908.
The New Color-Photography.
The leading article of the January
Century will be devoted to the new
color-photography, the difficulties over
come. and its possibilities. "It will
prove an invaluable aid to the accu
rate study of diseases, notably skin
diseases; and It will make possible
art lectures illustrated with absolute
facsimiles of the paintings discussed,
by means of lantern slides; and for
the first time Indisputably authentic
family portraits can be produced of a
beauty and veracity surpassing the
most delicate and masterly miniature.''
There will be two pages in color—the
first reproductions in color made in
America from such originals—showing
results accomplished by Mr. Steichen
St. Nicholas in 1908.
Major-General O. O. Howard, well
known throughout the land no; only
for his distinguished military career,
but as an author and lecturer, has,
undoubtedly, had to do with more In
dian chiefs than any other man. In
either civil or military life, row liv
ing. He has written of the Indians be
has known, and fought, and made
friends with, for the boy readers of
St. Nicholas, and these exciting true
stories will be published in St. Nicho
las during 1908, under the caption,
"Famous Indian Chiefs."
"Blue" Sunday at Omaha.
Omaha, Neb., Dec. 23.. —Omaha sx
perienced another "blue" Sunday with
the police on the alert for violators of
the law. About 20 arrests were made,
and the names of 50 other persons,
against whom information will be
filed, were taken.
Fatal Fire at Fort Bmith.
Fort Smith, Ark., Dec. 23.—Fire de
stroyed the Haglln six-story office
building, the American building and
two others. Loss $175,000. J. A. Mc-
Vitty, a cotton buyer, and a man
named Kauffman, who slept in the
Haglln building, are missing, and are
believed to have perished.
Prominent Woman Dead,
Mrs. Theodore Weld Blrney, foun
der and honorary president of the Na
tional Congress of Mothers, died at
her home In Chevy Chase, near Wash
ington, D. C., recently.
PRESS CULLINGS FOR
OUR BUSY READERS
ABOUT PEOPLE IN MONTANA,
Charged with being Implicated in a
Black Hand plot which has tsr its ob
ject tue murder of Tony Sartore, a
construction foreman lor the Seattle
Electric company, three Italians were
placed under arrest recently.
The Spokane socialists have passed
resolutions denouncing Roosevelt (or
sending troops to Qoldheld.
The Spokane & Inland has begun
running a Saturday night special the
ater train from Spokane to Colfax and
j. Hamilton Lewis, formerly of Se
attle, and now of Chicago, has an
nounced that he would accept the nom
ination for governor of Illinois if it
were tendered him.
Archie Mitchell, an inmate of the
penitentiary, while working on the
hospital building, fell a distance of
about 20 feet, striking on his head,
The ABC block syßtem of train dlß
patctiing, originated by A. Heamer,
division superintendent of the North
ern Pacific, by which the trains be
tween Spokane and Marshall have
been operated during the past two
months, will be extended to include
If the grain growers of Washington
want to take up the suggestion of
shipping wheat in bulk, instead of
sacked, the state railroad commission
will lend advice and encouragement,
according to a recent statement by
Congressman W. L. Jones has intro
duced an important bill providing for
the disposal of the interests of Indian
minors in real estate.
An unknown man, of dark com
plexion, with a small, dark mustache,
dark hair and dark eyes, who wore
short, light overcoat and was rather
shabbily dressed, fell dead on the
streets of Spokane.
The debate between Eiberton and
Farmington high schools was won by
Louis Fogel, who has been In the
clothing business at Aberdeen for
years and whose family is prominent
in Jewish social circles, was recently
convicted In the superior court of high
After most impressive services the
splendid cathedral of the newly con
stituted Catholic diocese of Beattle
was formally dedicated and opened for
worship on Sunday.
The Farmers' Educational and Co
operative Union of America met in
convention at i.ind Saturday and or
ganized a county union. An organiza
tion was perfected with the following
as officers: President, W. B. Davis of
IJnd; vice president, H. E. Hill of
Ritzville; secretary, M. C. Hayden of
IJnd; county organizer, J. M. Griffith
of Ritzville; conductor, Frank Craw
ford of Lind; doorkeeper, John Willis
of Ritzville; chaplain, John Waltner of
Menno; board of directors, W. E.
Scott of Hatton, J. M. Griffith of Ritz
ville, J. C. Craig of Kahlotuß.
Senator Piles has introduced a bill
for a subtreasury at Seattle.
Governor Mead has appointed Dr.
E. L. Kimball of Spokane a member of
the state board of health and vital
statistics, to succeed Dr. J. M. Semple.
S. D. Hawxhurst of the Spokane
Rifle and Revolver association has
been elected president of the Wash
ington State Rifle association, which
was organized recently.
A big rabbit drive that is aimed to
rid forever the Wide Hollow country
of the pest is being planned for next
After this week the barbers of Ta
coma will charge 25 cents lor hair cuts,
and the price for honing razors will
at that time drop to 25 cents from 50
cents. This 1b the decree of Tacoma
When the Lamb-Davis log boom
broke near Leavenworth a few months
ago dwellers along the Wenatchee
river reaped a rich harvest of timber
by catching runaway logs and appro
A sheriff's deed has been given to
James A. Moore of Seattle, who last
year bought a large part of the prop
erty of the Blalock Island company
from John A. Finch of Spokane. This
deal was one of the largest ever made
in Benton county, the consideration
being $52,034.82. Mr. Finch secured
the land through foreclosure proceed
ings, since which he has disposed of
it to Mr. Moore. Most of the prop
erty is on Blalock Island in the Co
"The conditions of sanitation are
infinitely worse In Seattle," said Dr
F. S. Bourns, "than they were in Man
ila at the time I assumed charge of
the work In the Philippines for the
government. Seattle is confronted
with a condition extraordinary on ac
count of the topography of the ground
and the character of many of the
The Prosser Traction company, or
ganized several months ago to con-
Btract an electric railway In this sec
tion, Is preparing papers to file for a
power right on the Yakimi river.
E. W. Porter, former treasurer of
Cowlitz county, who was short in bis
accounts to the amount of (529, accord
ing to an expert investigation made
recently, has made settlement with
the c«unty commissioners. Shortages
by other officers reported have not yet
been made good.
Frederick A. Roll has been appoint
ed postmaster at Redmond. Frederick
Cramp of Seattle Is made clerk In the
quartermaster's service at Walla Wal
la, and Miss Bertha M.' Kennedy, Spo
kane, operator at San Francisco.
Senator Heyburn has Introduced a
bill authorozing the Idaho, Washington
& Northern railroad to construct a
bridge across the Pend d'Orellle river
Despite the cold weather, the North
ern Pacific continues to lay steel on
the Grangevllle extension, although
rapid worn is prevented.
Representative French recommends
W. N. Schilling for postmaster at Ru
pert, Idaho. The president will ap
Another explosion accident took
place in Wallace Saturday afternoon,
when the mold in the Coeur d'Alene
Iron works blew up, injuring four men.
Professor F. A. Rapp of the Univer
sity of Chicago haß been elected assist
ant to Professor Charles N. Lltle,
head of the department of civil engi
neering at the University of Idaho.
O. B. Edgett, superintendent of the
mechanical arts department of the Uni
versity of Idaho, dropped dead in his
home in Moscow Saturday.
The business part of Coeur d'Alene
City had a narrow escape from de
struction by (Ire Sunday. A gasoline
tank used In Connection with a corn
popper and peanut roaster exploded in
the confectionery store of James Lam
Middleton, the Idaho 'varsity coach,
was married in Spokane recently.
A number of names are enrolled
of new students who will take up
work In the University at the close of
the holiday vacation, January 7th.
The arrest of two saloon men for
keeping open on Sunday has
Wallace, Wardner and the Coeur
d'Alene region were cut oft from all
communication with the outside world
Sunday because of the Sunday-reßt
too Sabbatarian could find objections
to Lewlston Sunday, for there was
strict observance of the "blue laws."
Horace Greely McKlnley, fugitive
from Justice, is supposed to be on his
way back to Portland.
The general land office Is adjusting
accounts with Oregon. The total re
ceipts are $1,628,710; sales of public
landß, )1,532,619; Oregon's pro rata
share, $74,011. To the reclamation
fund $1,519,908 is credited from Ore
Warren L. Jodon, a custom houße
official, was drowned in the Wallam
ette river Saturday. He slipped and
fell Into the water while boarding the
schooner Henry Villard. j
The Amalgamated Copper company
will give married men in its employ a
certain amount of work during the
winter. Present operations would nor
mally employ about 2500 men working
full time, but by working half time
5000 can be employed. This will give
all men with families iwsteady income.
Among the 27 persons indicted by
the federal grand Jury at Helena, two
were made public with the arrival of
O. C. Dallas, chief clerk, and J. D.
McLeod, at the head of the survey
department in the office of the United
States surveyor general In Helena.
The Indictment alleges forgery and
conspiracy to defraud the government
of the United States.
S. Nelson, accused of murdering
Nick Stanslch at Butte, and whose
Jury recently disagreed, has been ad
mitted to ball In the sum of $10,000.
John Crotty was killed recently at
Anaconda by a fall from a load of hay.
The sheriff of Gallatin county has
placed under arrest Engineer Walsh at
Livingston, who Is charged with crim
inal negligence. Walsh Is the engineer
who was In charge of the engine that
blew up on the Northern Pacific a
few miles west of Bozeman recently.
Joseph Smith, pioneer, aged 74
years, Is dead at Virginia City. He
was one of the characters of the fa
mous gold placer mining days of Alder
In a recent opinion Attorney General
Albert J. Galen ruled that Christmas
songs can not be barred frem the pub
lic schools of Montana on the ground
that "such use constitutes denomina
tional or sectarian teaching."
Negotiations between the labor un
ions of Butte and the Rocky Mountain
Bell Telephone company are appar
ently off, the situation now indicating
a struggle to the finish, the labor lead
ers declaring the positive refusal of
General Manager D. S. Murray of Salt
Lake to dismiss the blanket Injunction
against the unions restraining any In
terference with the company's affairs
means the first wedge of an attempt
to make Butte on open camp. Former
Senator Clark, who acted as mediator
for the unions, gave up his task this
afternoon and left for New York. The
nonunion linemen are still at work.
District Judge J. J. Lynch of Butte
found Juror Doney guilty of contempt
in soliciting a bribe and sentenced him
to five days in Jail and fined him $500.
Doney Is unable to pay the fine, and
this will compel him to spend eight
months behind the bars. Counsel for
the accused Juror say they believe
their client has not ordinary sense and
was an ass or a donkey.
The wheat yield In western Canada
may possibly be 70.000,000 bushels.