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S THE SALT LAKE LA1 E HERALD MOTTOAT ItIOND Y JANUARY I 1906
OF OFMOSCOWREDS I IMOSCOW
I MOSCOW MOSCOWREDS REDSS REDSSwihite
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White wihite Flags Flying and the Revolu 1tevolutionjsts Revolutionists Revolutionists
tionists Have Escaped as Best Besti BestThey
1 i t They Could CouldSLAUGHTER CouldSLAUGHTER
SLAUGHTER NOT T GREAT GREATMAST GREATJ GREATLAST
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MAST J r ri ST ACT 0 OF THE THEBLOODYDRA THEBLOODYDRAt BLOODYDRA
t I T f MA DRAMATIC DRAMATICMoscow DRAMATICt DRAMATICMoscow DRAMATICMoscow
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Moscow Dec 3L 31White White flags fly flying flying flying
ing from a dozen factories in the thetenement thetenement thetenement
tenement houses of Presna dis district dlstrlct dis district ¬
trict where the revolutionaries i made madethieir madeth madetheir
their th lr last stand now bear mute wit witness wltr
r ness ness ness to the end of the December up uprising uprising uprising ¬
rising in Moscow The entire district districtIs
Is now occupied by troops troopsDuring troopsDuring > s sDuring
During the night the vast majority majorityof
of the members of the fighting le lei legl legions
i gl gions idns ns either surrendered or after afterthrowing afterthrowing afterp
p throwing away their arms endeavored endeavoredJ
J r to escape in the guise of peaceful citi citizens cltizeDS citizens ¬
zens Only the members who acted as aslaguard asa asa
laguard a guard to the revolutionary commit commitftee commltftee committtee
ftee stuck to their colors and the surrender sur surrender surrender
render of this handful this morningfurn morning morninghfurnished morningtfurnlshed
hfurnished tfurnlshed furn fished the last act of the sanguin sanguinary sangulnary sanguinary
ary drama dramaThe dramaThe dramaThe
The staging of this thi last act was ad admirable admirablea admirablea
mirable mirablea a snowcovered landscape landscapethe
the small black residence with a tiny tinyIred tinyI tinyred
Ired I red flag fluttering from its gable the theL
L end of Gorbatoff f bridge black with the thejguns thei theguns
jguns i guns of the artillery and a thin en encircling encIrcling encircling
circling line of the Seminovsky regi regltinent regif regiment
f tinent of the guard broken only direct directly directi directly
i ly in the line of fire Suddenly there therei
j i was a flash of red fire from the mouth mouth0f mouthtof
t tof 0f one of the guns and a a solid shot shotplowed shotUlowed shotplowed
plowed through the walls of the house housePA houserA houseM
PA few spluttering shots shotsrepUed replied from froma
a window The cannon spoke again againand againand againand
and again until a dozen shots had hadbten hadbeen
3 been > een fired
White Flag Raised RaisedIt
It looked like murder to the specta spectators spectators spectators ¬
tors on a hill and so evidently thought thoughtthe thoughtthe thoughtthe
the officers in command of the bate bat battery battery ¬
e tery which ceased fire A reserve reservecompany reservecompany reservecompany
company of the Semlnovsky regiment regimentthen regimentthen regimentthen
then advanced and fired volleys at atthe atthe atthe
the upper windows At the third vol volley vol1ey volley ¬
ley a white handkerchief attached to toa toa toa
a bayonet was pushed through a shat shattered shattered shattered ¬
tered pane It waved frantically and andall andail andall
all ail was over The little garrison of ofthirty ofhlrty ofthirty
thirty marched out and laid down their theirarms theiranns theirarms
arms anns a strange collection of rifles and andrepeating andrepeating andrepeating
repeating shotguns All had revolvers revolversStrange revolversStrange revolversStrange
Strange to say not one of the men menhad menhad menhad
had even been wounded and when whenthey whenthey whenthey
they found that they would not be beImmediately beImmediately beimmediately
Immediately executed they appeared to tone tobe tobe
be ne rather relieved that the end of the thestruggle thestruggle thestruggle
struggle had come They gathered gatheredaround gatheredaround gatheredaround
around the soldiers bivouac stretched stretchedtheir stretchedtheIr stretchedtheir
their hands eagerly over the cheerful cheerfulfires cheerfulfires cheerfulfires
fires and begged cigarettes from the thecuards theuards theguards
guards
Legion of Prisoners PrisonersThe PrisonersThe PrisonersThe
The number of prisoners is being beingconstantly beingcon8tantl beingconstantly
constantly augmented most of the new newarrivals newarrivals newarrivals
arrivals being arrested at the bridges bridgesor
or at other points of egress in the thePresna thePresna thePresna
Presna district which is crowded with withrefugees withrefugeEs withrefugees
refugees refugeesThe refugeEsThe refugeesThe
The Associated Press learns that af after after after ¬
ter the fall of the Prokharoff cotton cottonmill cottonmlll cottonmill
mill and other factories a council was washastily washastily washastily
hastily held at which it was decided decidedthat decidedthat decidedthat
that the revolution had failed and an anorder anOrder anorder
order was given to every man to save savehimself savehimself savehimself
himself as best he could A hundred hundredagreed hundredagreed
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agreed to hold together so as to keep keepup keepup keepup
up a show of fight under cover of ofwhich ofwhich ofwhich
which the others could escape escapeAfter escaDeAfter escapeAfter
After the final surrender the inhabi inhabitants inhabitants inhabitants ¬
tants swarmed into the streets of the thedistrict thedistrict thedistrict
district and in a remarkably short shorttime shorttime shorttime
time cleared away the barricades and andother andother andother
other obstructions with which for a aweek aweek aweek
week the revolutionists had blockaded blockadedthe
the district This morning a corre correspondent correspondent correspondent ¬
spondent of the Associated Press found foundone foundOne foundone
one street where one Friday it was wasnecessary wasnecessary wasnecessary
necessary to climb over thirty barri barricades barricades barricades ¬ I
cades clear from end to end All Allthese Allthese Allthese
these except three which were car carried carried carried ¬
ried by troops yesterday were demol demolished demolIshed demolished ¬
ished by the inhabitants who were wereas wereRS wereas
as industrious in tearing them down downus downus downas
1 us they had been in erecting them themCorrespondent themCorrespondent
Correspondent Searched SearchedAs
As the correspondent proceeded he hewas hewas hevas
was several times searched by sol soldiers 801nlers soIsliers ¬
diers who were endeavoring to dis discover discover discover ¬
cover revolutionary literature as the thebest thebest thebest
best means of identifying the revolu revolutionaries revolutionarIes revolutionaries ¬
tionaries The soldiers were consider considerably considerably considerebly ¬
ably perplexed at the language in inwhich inwhich inwhich
which the notes In the pockets of the thecorrespondent theccrrespondent theccrrespondent
ccrrespondent were written but in ineach ineach ineach
each case he was released In squads squadsof
of fives the soldiers penetrated every everyhouse
house searching for weapons weaponsConsidering weaponsConsidering weaponsConsidering
Considering the intensity intensit of yester yesterdays yesterdays yesterdays ¬
days bombardment when as many as asfive asfive asfive
five shots a minute were fired beside besidethe besidetl1e besidethe
the steady volleys of the infantry the thelosses thelosses thelosses
losses were surprisingly small not notmore notmore notmore
more more than forty of the revolutionaries revolutionariesor
or or the Inhabitants being killed and andonly andon andonly
only on about 200 being wounded in the thedistrict thedistrict thedistrict
district districtThe districtrrhe districtThe
The artillery arti11er yesterday was concen concentrated concentrated concentrated ¬
trated mainly against the factories factoriesflinging factoriesf factoriesfringing
flinging f lnging the district but the revolu revolutionaries revolutionaries revolutionaries ¬
tionaries usually decamped at the first firstshot firstshot
t shot taking refuge in the cellars of ofneighboring ofneighborIng ofneighboring
neighboring houses housesThe housesThe housesThe
The shrapnel and rifle bullets did not notpenetrate notpenetrate
penetrate 1 > enetrate beyond the outer walls and andInonly andIn andmanly
manly In nly a few cases did the walls show showcomplete showconplete showcomplete
complete penetration by the solid shot shotNo shotNo shotNo
No Trace of Slaughter SlaughterThe
The correspondent visited the Prok Prokharoff Prokharoft Prokharoff
haroff Manontoff and other factories factorieswhere factorIeswhere factorieswhere
where according to last nights re reports repQrts reports ¬
ports over a a thousand of the fighters fightershad fightersbad fightershad
had perished in the ruins He found foundfragments foundfragments foundfragments
fragments of shrapnel everywhere but butno butno butno
no no trace of slaughter He was in informed inf infarmed ¬
formed f rmed by a caretaker who had stuck stuckto
to his post throughout the fighting that thatthere tbatthere thatthere
there was only one person killed and a adozen adbzen adozen
dozen were wounded woundedAmong woundedAmong woundedAmong
Among the fighting revolutionaries revolutionarieswere
were were several girl students who stood stoodby stoodby stoodby
by their comrades until the lastThe last lastThe lastThe
The only serious attempt at defense defensewas defensewas defensewas
was made at Schmidts furniture factory fac factory factory ¬
tory where the losses were heavy but butIt butIt butit
It Is impossible to give the number as asthe asthe asthe
the building was burned and the bodies bodieswere bodiesw bodieswere
were w re Incinerated The Manotoff fac factory factory facp ¬
p tory in which an Englishman named namedBlgsby namedBigsby namedBigsby
Bigsby Is a partner was also burned burnedThe burnedThe burnedThe
The losses to the troops were slight slightIn
In this region The SemInovsky regi regiment regiment regiment ¬
ment which performed most of the thewgrk thew thework
work w rk had one man killed and n score scorewounded scorpwounded scorewounded
wounded the latter including includingColon ColonelEller Colonel ColonelBller l lEller
Eller who was shot through the neck neckThs neckThe neckThe
The Presna quarter Is a scene of ofdesolation ofdesol ofdesolation
desolation desol Uon This afternoon fugitives fugitiveswere fugitivesw fugitiveswere
were w re seeking new homes and the woi wot wo
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BROUGHT PEACE PEACEFROM PEACEFROMDISORDERHow
FROM FROMDISORDERHow DISORDER DISORDERHoV
How Governor Steunenberg Quelled QuelledBiot QuelledRiot QuelledRiot
Riot and Murder in the Coeur CoeurdAlenes Coeurd CoeurdAlenes
dAlenes dAlenesSTORY d dAlenesSTORY AlenesSrORY
STORY OF HARD FIGHT FIGHTCOMMITTEE FIGHTI FIGHTCOMMITTEE
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COMMITTEE OF CONGRESS OFFi OFFI OFFICIALLY OFFICIALLY
i CIALLY CI LL Y APPROVED HIS ACTS ACTSExGovernor ACTSExkvernor ACTSExGovernor
ExGovernor Frank Steunenberg of ofIdaho ofIdaho ofIdaho
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Idaho who was assassinated at his hishome hishome hishome
home at Caldwell Ida Saturday night nightwas nightwas nightwas
was one of the most widely known men menin menin menin
in the intermountain region His name nameis nameis nameis
is linked inseparably with the stamp stamping stamping stamping ¬
ing out of disorder in the Coeur dAlene dAlenemining d dAlenemining Alenemining
mining district in 1899 and upon that thathis thathis thathis
his fame chiefly rests restsThe restsThe restsThe
The course of Governor Steunenberg Steunenbergand
and of the United States troops who whowere whowere whowere
were sent into the Coeur dAlene d dis district distrIct district ¬
trict by President McKinley was after afterward afterward afterward ¬
ward Investigated by the congression congressional ¬
al committee on military affairs and andthe andthe andthe
the efforts of the authorities to main maintain maintain maintain ¬
tain law and order were vindicated vindicatednotwithstanding vindicatednotwithstanding vindicatednotwithstanding
notwithstanding a tremendous hue and andcry andcry andcry
cry that the liberties of the people had hadbeen hadbeen hadbeen
been infringed and the right of free freespeech freespeech freespeech
speech and free action invaded invadedElected invadedElected invadedElected
Elected in 1896 1896Steunenberg 1896Steunenberg 1896Steunenberg
Steunenberg was elected governor in
1896 by a combination of Democrats Democratsand
and Populists and reelected In 1898 1898It 1898It 1898It
It was in the early part of his second secondterm secondtermin secondtermin
term termin in April 1899 i899that that threats of oftrouble oftrouble oftrouble
trouble In the Coeur dAlenes culmin culminated culminated culminated ¬
ated in the destruction by dynamite of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the Bunker Hill Sullivan mine at atWardner atWardner atWardner
Wardner The labor troubles grew out outof outof outof
of a demand for higher wages and andrecognition a arecognition arecognition
recognition of the union The mill was wasblown wasblown wasblown
blown up by miners employed in mines minesother minesother minesother
other than the Bunker Hill Sullivan SullivanThey SullivanThey SullivanThey
They took forcible possession of a train trainand trainand trainand
and rode down the canyon to Wardner TVardnerwhere Wardnerwhere Wardnerwhere
where they did their work of destruc destruction destruction destruction ¬
tion tionFor
For years there had been a reign of ofterror ofterror ofterror
terror in the Coeur dAlenes d Alenes Murder Murderwas Murderwas Murderwas
was a common thing In such a state stateof stateof stateof
of affairs it Is natural that many pri private private private ¬
vate grudges should be worked out outand outand outand
and many crimes committed in the thename thename thename
name of the union for which It was not notresponsible notresponsible notresponsible
responsible In fact it is probably true truet
t at the union never officially plotted plottedcommitted plottedcommitted plottedcommitted
committed murder but the fact that thatsuch thatsuch thatsuch
such crimes were prevalent was known knownby knownby knownby
by unprejudiced observers to be due dueto dueto dueto
to the fact that the union existed and andwas andwas andwas
was a power in the district districtPrior districtPrior districtPrior
Prior to the blowing up of the theBunker theBunker theBunker
Bunker Hill Sullivan mine and im immediately immediately immediately ¬
mediately following It several mine mineowners mineowners mineowners
owners and managers were forced to toflee toflee toflee
flee from the district in terror of their theirlives theirlives theirlives
lives One man R K Neill now of ofSpokane ofSpokane ofSpokane
Spokane was marched across the Mon Montana Montana on ontana ¬
tana line under the armed escort of a abunch abunch abunch
bunch of miners and warned upon uponperil uponperU uponperil
peril of his life never to return returnSteunenberg returnSteunenberg returnSteunenberg
Steunenberg Starts Action ActionFor ActionFor ActionFor
For ten years sporadic attempts had hadbeen hadbeen hadbeen
been made to quell the turbulence of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the miners but it was not until May 4
1899 when Governor Steunenberg de declared declared declared ¬
clared the Coeur dAlenes d In a state of ofinsurrection ofInsurrection ofinsurrection
insurrection and established martial martiallaw martiallaw martiallaw
law that the final successful movement movementin
in behalf of peace and order was in inaugurated inaugurated inaugurated ¬
augurated auguratedIn
In his proclamation the governor governorcited governorcited governorcited
cited the notorious fact that the peace peaceofficers peaceofficers peaceofficers
officers were both unable and unwill unwilling unwilling unwilling ¬
ing to enforce the law It was well wellknown wellknown wellknown
known that the sheriff sh riff of Shoshone Shoshonecounty Shoshonecounty Shoshonecounty
county where the mining district is islocated islocated islocated
located was in sympathy with the themob themob themob
mob and one of the first acts of the themilitary themIlitary themilitary
military was to remove him summar summarily summarily summarily ¬
ily from office officeGovernor officeGovernor officeGovernor
Governor Steunenberg followed his hisproclamation hisproclamation hisproclamation
proclamation of martial law with a arequest arequest arequest
request to the president for the assist assistance assistanCe assistance ¬
ance of the regular army and nd tronns tronnsmen troonmen troonsmen
men were bending under the weight weightof
of huge packs of bedding many of ofthem otthem ofthem
them dragging their children along alongSledges alongSledges alongSledges
Sledges were piled high with all the theworldly theworldly theworldly
worldly goods of many families the thefamily thefamily thefamily
family ikon usually crowning the top topof topof topof
of each pile The poor people made madevery madevery madevery
very slow progress with their bundles bundlesand bundlesand bundlesand
and were subjected to continual search searchby searchby searchby
by the soldiers who sometimes delight delighted ¬ I I
ed in throwing the loads into the snow snowand snowand snowand I
and making merry me at the sorry spec spectacle spectacle spectacle ¬
tacle tacleIn tacleIn tacleIn
In addition to the fires in the bombarded bom bombarded bombarded ¬
barded districts which are now under undercontrol undercontrol undercontrol
control a conflagration broke out last lastnight lastnIght lastnight
night in the buildings adjoining St StGeorges StGeorges StGeorges
Georges church which it is believed believedwere believedwere believedwere
were set afire by the revolutionaries revolutionariesas
as a means of diverting the troops The Thebuildings Thebul1dlngs Thebuildings
buildings burned all night and the fire firemen firemen firemen ¬
men had great difficulty in saving the thechurch thechurch thechurch
church the spire of which was filled filledwith filledwith filledwith
with shrapnel early in the week against againstthe
the insurgent sharpshooters who whopicked whopicked whopicked
picked off the soldiers by rifle shooting shootingfrom shootingfrom shootingfrom
from it
Streets Again Crowded CrowdedThe CrowdedThe CrowdedThe
The appearance of the center of the thecity theclty thecity
city today is quite normal The people peopleI peoplewho peoplewho
I who have been cooped up for a week weekare weekare I Iare
are crowding the streets through throughwhich throughwhich throughwhich
which pass gay sleighs and the mag magnificent magnificent magnificent ¬
nificent turnouts of the Moscow mer merchant merchant merchant ¬
chant princes Tonight the city is quiet quietexcept quietexcept quietexcept
except for an occasional shot where a arevolutionist arevolutionist arevolutionist
revolutionist is trying to escape cap capture capture capture ¬
ture tureThe tureThe tureThe
The workmens council or what is isleft isleft isleft
left of it outside of prison has for formally formally formally ¬
mally declared the strike off The Therevolutionaries Therevolutionaries Therevolutionaries
revolutionaries have managed to get getout getout getout
out a proclamation declaring that the thepurposes thepurposes thepurposes
purposes of the revolt have been fully fullyaccomplished fuIIyaccomp1fshed fullyaccomplished
accomplished and calling upon the theproletariat theproletariat theproletariat
proletariat to prepare for a decisive decisivebattle decisivebattle decisivebattle
battle Jan 22 A great many of the theworkmen theworkmen theworkmen
workmen however are In an angry angrymood angrymood angrymood
mood They claim that they have been beendeceived beendeceived beendeceived
deceived by the revolutionaries and andthat andthat andthat
that their families are starving These Theseare Theseare Theseare
are threatening vengeance on the agi agitators agitators agitators ¬
tators Some of the employes like Mr MrBarry 1frBarry MrBarry
Barry of the A dean boiler works workswill workswlll workswill
will shorten the usual Christmas vaca vacation vaca vacation vacation ¬
tion from sixteen to four days in or order order order ¬
der to allow the men to earn some something something something ¬
thing thingIt
It Is reported that a band of revo ¬
lutionaries yesterday attacked the po political political ¬
litical prison but were beaten off with withsevere withsevere withsevere
severe loss lossThe lossThe lossThe
The casualties here have been great greatly greatly greatly ¬
ly overestimated but it Is difficult to toobtain toobtaln toobtain
obtain reliable figures Up to Friday Fridaynight Fridaynight Fridaynight
night only 187 were formally reported reportedas
as dead and 227 as wounded woundedGovernor woundedGovernor woundedGovernor
Governor General Doubassoff has is issued Issued issued ¬
sued a proclamation forbidding well welldisposed welldisposed welldisposed =
disposed citizens to shelter revolution revolutionaries revolutionaries revolutionaries ¬
aries but the former are powerless as asthe asthe asthe
the revolutionaries appear at their
houses with revolvers In their hands handsunder handsunder handsunder
under the command of General Gen ral H C Ct Ct I
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Merriam were sent into the district to tocooperate toc tocooperate
cooperate c operate with the state authorities authoritiesFrom authorItiesFrom authoritiesFrom
From Boise the governor sent stateAuditor State StateAuditor StateAuditor
Auditor Barrett Sinclair to act as the thepersonal thepersonal thepersonal
personal representative of the execu executive execu executive executive ¬
tive and to work on his behalf with withthe withthe withthe
the military militaryThe milItaryThe militaryThe
The Bull Pen Established EstablishedSeveral EstablishedSeveral EstablishedSeveral
Several lives had been lost In thedestruction the thedestruction thedestructlonof
destruction of the Bunker Hill Sulllvan Sul Sullivan Sullivan ¬
livan mill and the first duty of the theauthorities theauthorities theauthorities
authorities was to fix the responsibil responsibility ¬
ity After an investigation Paul Corcoran Cor Corcoran Corcoran ¬
coran secretary of the Miners union unionat unionat unionat
at Burke Ida was indicted for mur murder murder murder ¬
der as were others othersMeanwhile others1IeanwhUe othersMeanwhile
Meanwhile the famous bull pen penwas penwas penwas
was established Men suspected of ofcomplicity ofcompl1city ofcomplicity
complicity in the riots or those who whogave whogave whogave
gave vent to expressions of sympathy sympathywith sympathywith sympathywith
with mob violence and disorder were wereunceremoniously wereunceremoniously wereunceremoniously
unceremoniously thrust into this pen penwhich penwhich penwhich
which was a huge stockade and held heldthere heldthere heldthere
there at the pleasure of the military militaryauthorities militaryauthorIties militaryauthorities
authorities While nothing but sym sympathy sympathy sympathy ¬
pathy for the acts of the mob could beproven be beproven beproven
proven against most of them they theywere theywere theywere
were held there in order to keep peace peacein peace peacein peacein
in the community communI and aa an example exampleto
to others Scores of agitators rather ratherthan ratherthan
than do service in the bull pen fledthe fled fledthe fiedthe
the country countryRigorous countryRigorous countryRigorous
Rigorous measures were taken A Apaper Apaper Apaper
paper at Mullan Ida which went be beyond beyond ¬ I Iyond
yond the line of prudence in condemn condemning condemning condemning ¬
ing the authorities was suppressed suppressedand
and Its editor incarcerated In the thebull thebull thebull
bull pen At one time or another
1100 people were imprisoned there thereGeneral thereGeneral thereGeneral
General Merriam caused the arrest of ofpractically ofpractically ofpractically
practically the entire male population populationof
of Burke the town from whence came camethe camethe camethe
the rioters who blew up the Bunker BunkerHill BunkerHin BunkerHill
Hill Sullivan mine Protests were werewithout werewithout werewithout
without avail and the courts refused refusedto
to grant writs of habeas corpus hold holding holding holding ¬
ing that owing to the existence of ofmartial ofmartial ofmartial
martial law the writ of habeas cor corpus corpus corpus ¬
pus had been suspended suspendedThe suspendedThe suspendedThe
The Permit System SystemBut SystemBut SystemBut
But it was by the permit system systemthat systemthat systemthat
that the power of the union was wasbroken wasbroken wasbroken
broken and its leading members ban banished banished banished ¬
ished from the Coeur dAlenes Gen General General General ¬
eral Merriam and Auditor Sinclair the thelatter thelatter thelatter
latter acting for the governor promul promulgated promulgated promulgated ¬
gated a regulation that no miner minershould mInershould minershould
should be employed in any mine in the theCoeur theCoeur theCoeur
Coeur dAlene district without getting gettinga
a permit Coroner Hugh France of ofShoshone ofShoshone ofShoshone
Shoshone county who had supplanted supplantedthe
the pliant sheriff was placed in charge chargeof
of the permit office officeBefore officeBefore officeBefore
Before securing a permit the appli applicant applicant applicant ¬
cant had to swear that he was not a amember amember amember
member of the Miners union or insympathy in insympathy insympathy
sympathy with it or if he was a mem member member member ¬
ber he was required to abjure it and andpromise andpromise andpromise
promise to have nothing more to do dowith dowith dowith
with it These and other strict regu regulations regulations regulations ¬
lations made unionism a thing of the thepast thepast thepast
past The permit officer exercised exercisedarbitrary exercisedarbitrary exercisedarbitrary
arbitrary powers reserving the right rightto
to reject any applicant whose record recordwas recordwas recordwas
was bad however vehement might be behis behis behis
his protestations of reform Large Largenumbers Largenumbers Largenumbers
numbers of nonunion miners were wereimported wereimported wereimported
imported from Joplin T Mo MoPaul loPaul MoPaul
Paul Corcoran Convicted ConvictedPaul ConvictedPaul ConvictedPaul
Paul Corcoran was placed on trial trialfor trialfor trialfor
for murder in the first degree before beforeJudge beforeTudge beforeJudge
Judge George H Stewart of Boise who whowas whowas whowas
was sent into the Couer dAlenes d bx b3GGovernor bxGovernor bxGovernor
Governor Steunenberg to sit in place placeof
of the regular judge of the district districtwho districtwho districtwho
who had no desire to sit in the trial trialof trIalof trialof
of the case caseIn caseIn caseIn
In addition to the prosecuting attor attorney attorney attorney ¬
ney of Shoshone county Corcoran was wasprosecuted wasprosecuted wasprosecuted
prosecuted by W E Borah prominent prominentas
as a leader of the Republican party partyin
in Idaho and now the leading Repub Republican Republican Republican ¬
lican candidate for the United States Statessenate Statessenate Statessenate
senate from that state James H HHawley HHawley HHawley
Hawley a prominent Democratic lead leader leader leader ¬
er and until last year mayor of ofBoise ofBoise ofBoise
Boise and Colonel J W Forney of ofMoscow oflIoscow ofMoscow
Moscow who was United States dis district distrIct district ¬
trict attorney for Idaho in Clevelands Clevelandssecond Clevelandssecond Clevelandssecond
second term He was defended by byColonel byColonel byColonel
Colonel Patrick Reddy a noted crimanal crim criminal ¬ I IInal
inal lawyer of San Francisco and by byF byF byF
F C Robertson a wellknown crim criminal criminal criminal ¬
inal lawyer of Spokane SpokaneA
A vast amount of conflicting testi testimony testImony testimony ¬
mony concerning Corcorans presence presenceat
at the scene of the Bunker Hill and andSullivan andSullivan
I
Sullivan riot was introduced but the thejury thejury thejury
jury found him guilty of murder in inthe inthe
the second degree and he was sen sentenced sentenced sentenced ¬ I
tenced to seventeen In It the
years peni penitentiary penitentlary ¬ I Itentlary
tentlary When he had served less lessthan j jthan I Ithan
than two years he was pardoned by bythe bythe bythe
the state board of pardons presided presidedover presidedover presidedover
over by Governor Frank W Hunt who whosucceeded whosucceeded whosucceeded
succeeded Governor Steunenberg Sev Several Several Several ¬
eral members of the union were con convicted convicted convicted ¬
victed of minor offenses and served servedterms servedterms servedterms
terms
Congress Investigates InvestigatesThe
The Coeur dAlene d troubles hap happened happened happened ¬
pened on the eve of the second Mc McKinley lIcKinley McKinley ¬
Kinley campaign Through the insti instigation instigation instigation ¬
gation of union labor leaders the thehouse thehouse thehouse
house committee on military affairs affairswas affairswas
was instructed to investigate the con conduct conduct ¬
duct of the president in sending the thetroops thetroops
troops into the Coeur dAlenes and of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the doings of General Merriam and his hisofficers hisofficfrs hisofficers
officers after they got there thereAlthough thereAlthough thereAlthough
Although himself a pronounced Bry Bryan Bryan Bryan ¬
an Democrat Governor Steunenberg Steunenbergwas St mnenberg mnenbergwas
was one of the chief witnesses in de defense defense defense ¬
fense of the action of President Mc McKinley lcKinley McKinley ¬
Kinley and it was largely through his histestimony histestimony histestimony
testimony coupled with his his personal personalefforts personalefforts personalefforts
efforts that the Democratic national nationalconvention nationalconvention nationalconvention
convention which met + Kansas City
in 1900 was restrained from putting a aplank aplank aplank
plank In its platform denouncing the theaction thelaction theaction
action of the military in the Coeur CoeurdAlenes CoetirdAlenes CoeurdAlenes
dAlenes dAlenesThe dAlenesThe dAlenesThe
The investigation at Washington oc occupied occupied occupied ¬
cupied several weeks and a large num number number number ¬
ber of witnesses were examined At Atthe Atthe Atthe
the end the majority of the committee committeereported committeereported committeereported
reported fully vindicating the action of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the governor and of the military The Thereport Thereport Thereport
report which was signed by men a amajority amajority amajority
majority of whom belonged to an op opposing opposing opposing ¬
posing political party to the governor governorsaid governorsaid governorsaid
said of him himPraise himPraise himPraise
Praise for Steunenberg SteunenbergThe
The governor of Idaho in his ef ¬
forts to establish order and enforce the
laws of the state is to be commended
for his courage and fearlessness The
blind hatred excited by the mob the theconsequent theconsequent theconsequent
consequent disturbance of ofpubUc public busi business business business ¬
ness and the reign of lawlessness are
in a fair way to be adjusted adjustedThe adjustedThe adjustedThe
The citizens of Idaho are to be con congratulated congratulated congratulated ¬
gratulated on the removal of a danger dangerous ¬
ous cancer that has long threatened
the peace and order of the state The
better ideas that prevail as to the therights therights therights
rights and duties of men in relation
to the preservation of society and this
improved condition of affairs are ina inagreat in a agreat agreat
great measure due to the conduct of
the governor of that state stateNot stateNot stateNot
Not Active Recently RecentlyOf
Of recent years Governor vernor Steunenberg
has not been active in the politics of
Idaho The antagonism which his hiscourse hiscourse 1 1course
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coupled with the fact that he came into intopolitical intopolitical intopolitical
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following was by no means confined to tothe tothe tothe
the Democratic party while his ene enemies enemies enemies ¬
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never under any circumstances would wouldhe wOUldhe wouldhe
he consent to wear a necktie Hewas H was
35 years old whenhe when wh n he was first elected electedgovernor electedgovernor electedgovernor
governor and44 when when he died
Former Secretary Lives Here HereAttorney HereAttorney HereAttorney
Attorney J W McKInney with withPowers withPowers withPowers
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was private secretary secr tary to Governor GovernorSteunenberg GovernorSteunenberg GovernorSteunenberg
Steunenberg from Oct 13 1899 until untilthe untilthe untilthe
the governors second term expired expiredabout expiredbout expiredabout
about thirteen months later Mr Mc McKinney McKinney McKinney
Kinney did not learn of the goverors goer goyerors goerarts
ors ors assassination until he h read the ac account account C Ccount ¬
count of it in The Herald yesterday yesterdayIn
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former Governor Steunenberg of Ida Idaho Idaho Idaho
ho It is inconceivable to me how howany howan howany
any an r fiend in human form could be beguilty b bguilty beguilty
guilty of so foul and dastardly a deed deedI
I was associated with Governor Steunenberg Steu Steunenberg Steunenberg ¬ =
nenberg as his private secretary during duringhis duringhIs duringhis
his second term He was aman of large largeheart Iargeheart largeheart
heart and mind and one of the most mostmodest mostmodest mostmodest
modest men I ever knew He was a aman aman aman
man of unusually strong common sensj sensjand sensd sensdand sensdand
and judgment judgI umt and never never acted In any anyimportant any anyimportant anyimportant
important affair without first giving it itcareful itcareful itcareful
careful thought and deliberation deliberationI deliberation deliberationI
I do not think it is an exaggeration
to say that the state of Idaho never neverhad nevethad neVelhad
had a nobler or abler executive to guide guideher guideher guideher
her and to protect her Interests int rests and nd her herpeople herJe hetpeople
people Je ple His untimely death in the full fullStrength fulltterigth fullStrength
Strength and glory of his manhood In Insuch Insuch issuch
such a atragicmanner Is awful He was wasa wa
a great and good man The state of ofwest otdahQ ofIdaho
Idaho mourns mourns his loss and th the WhQzr whQ whQwest
west will share sh re In that grief griefI v vI
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