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Lewiston Evening Teller
FIRST YEAR—No. 2 LEWISTON, IDAHO. TUESDAY. OCTOBER 27. 1903 BY CARRIER. PER WEEK. 15 CENTS Lewiston did not anticipate the entire country was coming, but is glad no one is missing MATCHLESS WEATHER AND IMMENSE CROWDS Second Day of the Fair Shows Larger Attend ance and Better Races than Ever Before Beautiful weather, indeed one.can not say more, could not expect more. Lewiston Inter-State Fair is fortunate that thus far the weather has been one of the pleasing encouragements that go toward making a happy crowd. The crowds again began to arrive early on the grounds and by the time the races came on the grand stand was packed. There was no unusual excitement on the grounds this morning, tvith the ex ception of a runaway of a horse at tached to ,a small buggy belonging to Dr. Leak. Fortunately the horse picked the easiest way out of the grounds and was caught out on the commons. The features in horticultural hall at tracted large crowds this morning and y r n\ , v is - s* j .Mp %- um The Ferris Wheel Which Will be Run ning Tomorrow Evening. much favorable comment was heard on ail sides. Too much can not be said in praise of the management of the various ex hibits who have worked untiringly in their different departments. Among some of the sights to be seen in horticultural hall, one can not help but stop and look at the handsome exhibit of Asotin county. Among some of the special features is the liberty hell which has a prominent space on the north side of Asotin county's ex hibit. The bell is made entirely from Flame Tokay grapes hanging in clus ters the word liberty sets just above the bell and is also made from grapes. The grapes are of Clarkston produc tion and the work was done by Mrs. Conway and Mrs. Porter. Another very interesting feature the work of Mrs. Vinlng of Clarkston is the j figure of Miss Alice Roosevelt, repre senting the Goddess of Liberty in a carriage drawing a span of butterflies. JUDGES AND CLERKS CHOSEN FOR CITY BOND ELECTION The Citizens Will Vote November 28th On an Issue of Eighty Tousand Dollars of New Bonds The city council at its meeting last night appointed the judges and clerks of election to officiate In the several wards November 28th, when the citi zens are to vote on an issue of $80,000 In bonds, $60,000 of this is ror redemp tion of warrants and $20,000 for ex tension of water mains. The officers of election selected are as follows: In the First ward for judges J. H. Benton, Mrs. \V. W. Leeper: clerks, Howard Coburn, Mrs. J. B. West, Dan Greeburg: second ward, Judges, L. Rowley, Jno. Ponting; clerks. Mr*. F. J. Edwards. Ed. Martin son, J. Howard Howe; Third ward, judges, T. B. Cooper, L. J. Swank; clerks. Ada Houghton, Sid Sorey, Mrs. E. L. Knight. Engineer Maxon made his report last evening on the cost of extending the Normal hill sewer from the present proposed outlet at the west end of Third avenue to the mouth of Clear water river. His estimate is that the extension will cost $5.331. The matter was passed up to the contractors and a supplemental contract will probably be made with them at the meeting to night The decorations on this is very artisti cally done in colors, and the butterflys are hand painted.' Fort Lapwai is represented in the Asotin county exhibit by a miniature house built in the shape of a fort. The fort is made entirely of apples, the pro duction of Clarkston. This was the especial work of Mrs. Edwards of Mon tana. In the special floral exhibit of Mrs. Vinlng of Calrkston are plants of many varieties, banked up in monumental form, representing Bunker Hill monu ment in detail. , Another handsome illustration of ar tistic work is a butterfly four feet high and measuring six feet from top to tip of wings. This handsome work is by the hands of Mrs. Conway . Other special features is a harp of grasses made by Mrs. Vinlng, Cleopat ras needle made of grapas, the work of Mrs. Edwards and a national shield in colors made from grasse«.. Secretary Hasbrouck announces the following judges have been selected: H .H. Collins of Tacoma, poultry de partment. \ H. T. French, of Moscow, stock de partment. A- Van Holderbeke, of Tacoma, horti cultural exhibits. Miss Allen Clarkston and Miss Egg man Lewiston, women's deportment. The stock department is fast filling up and is attracting much attention. G. A .Swanson of Waha arrived in the city this morning with eight head of Poland-China pigs which are a cred itable addition to that department. Among the cattle exhibits is the stalls occupied by "The Hillsdale Herd" owned by Metsker and Klem gard of Pullman. This stock are all prize Short Horn cattle, seven in number, and have won prizes at Spokane, Colfax .North Yakima and Salem. Among this herd is a 2.500 pound four-year-old bull and 1,800 pound cow. It is announced by the fair manage ment! hat on Thursday next Professor Miller will make a thrilling balloon as cension and parachute jump. The Methodist and Presbyterian church of Lewiston are both conduct ing restaurants on the fair grounds. YIELD OF RUSSIAN OATS A Field of Forty-two Acres Makes an Average of 114 Bushels S. B. Sweeney one of the large rent ers of Indian lands experimented this season with some samples of Russian oats and on one field of forty-two acres secured a yield of 114 bushels to the acre. He will use this next year for esed. « Engineer Maxon was authorized to survey an extension of Snake river avenue from its present terminus south to the new boundary line of the city. Owners of property soon to be put on the market want to know the exact location of their street lines. Bids were opened for contracts to build the Carnegie library on the re vised plans and again all bids are re jected because they do,not come within the, $10,000 limit of the Carnegie dona tion. The architect I. J .Galbraith of Spokane will be asked for another re vision of the plans and the building as modified will again be submitted for bids. There were four bids for construction submitted last night as follows; Fra zier & Booth, $9,780; Sheehy A Franz man, $9,612; J ,W. Forest, Spokane, $9.949; Madgwick & Peterson, $10,277. All these were for construction only and did not Include plumbing and lighting. For this work three bias were in; the Cash Hardware. $857.70 for heating and $326.50 for plumbing; Charles Hahn. $839 for heating and $348 for plumbing; Naylor & Narlin heating and plumbing, $1,000. BLAIR AGAIN IN DANGER | St. Louis Boodler Has Another Relapse and Is Now Unconscious (Special Telegram to Evening Teller.) ST. LOUIS. Oct. 27, 2 p. m.—James Blair, under examination by the grand jury in connection with the city hall boodling scandal, lapsed into uncon sciousness this afternoon. The attending physicians this morn ing permitted the investigations of the grand jury to proceed, giving the as surance that Blair's physical condition was such that the investigation could he continued without apprehension as to the effect upon their patient. It is now feared that Blair may not recover. 1 Betting in New York. (Special Telegram to Evening Teller.) NEW YORK. Oct. 27.—The betting today on the result of the election of mayor of New York city is even, no odds being askd given. Tammany claims that the election of Modellen is certain. CARRYING MONEY AWAY FROM ST. LOUIS BANKS Depositors Start a Run at Noon Today on Two of the Oldest and Strongest Banks of St. Louis J j ] (Special Telegram to Evening Teller.) ST. LOUIS, Oct. 27.—Runs are in progress at noon today upon the Mis sissippi Valley bank and the Mercantile Trust company, two of the largest financial institutions of St. Louis. The runs were occasioned by rumors from Chicago and New York to the ef fect that the banks were embarrassed. Nothing is known of the nature of the alleged difficulty nor whether there is any foundation of trutn In the reports .hat caused the runs. The clearing house associations held a specially called meeting as soon as , She Was Easily Hypnotized (Special Telegram to Evening Teller.) SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 27.—Tyndal, the hypnotist and mind reader, experi mented in court today with Mrs. Allen, who is suing for divorce. She claimed she was hypnotized by Allen and mar ried him whil she already had a hus band. Tyndal showed that she was easily hypnotized. They Blew Out the Gas (Special Telegram to Evening Teller.) SAN FRANCISCO. Oct. 27.— F. H. Knowlton, a waiter, was found dead on the floor of his room on Stockton street at noon today. An unknown woman lying unconscious on the bed and the gas blowing from a Jet. The woman may recover. WILL HIS FEET SLIP? # V * * Mt Uncle Sam till has his foot on the line, and no slips count in this game. FIRST BRICK FOR NE2PERCE - Laid at II O'clock Today in the New Schultz Block—New Era Begun (Special to Evening Teller.) NEZPERCE, Oct. 27.—Work was be gun at 11 o'clock this morning on the first brick building ever constructed in the town. This is to he a store room, a structure 40 by 110 feet, built by J. A. Schultz and when completed it will be occupied by the consolidated stores of the Idaho Store Co. and the J. A. Schultz Co. The action taken by the insurance companies relative to fire rates here will result in the erection of several new brick blocus here. Mail carriers start Monday on ru ral routes numbers 1, 2 and 3. De mand for harvest hands has been so great that carriers resigned to take places in the harvest fields. Three weeks of good weather has saved the grain completely and the farmers are rushing it to the tramway now at the rate of 500 loads daily. Next Sunday the residents of the res ervation country will receive their first Sunday mail. The new train service on the Clearwater makes it possible to have daily mail now between Lew iston and Nezperce. the run began, and took steps to pro tect both banks if assistance was needed. Neither bank has so far asked for aid, and are paying all demands as fast as the money can be counted out. The Mississippi Valley bank has a capital of three millions, and its sur plus and undivided profits exceed five millions. The Mercantile Trust company is capitalized at three millions and has a surplus and undivided profits of six millions eight hundred thousand dol lars. Judge Estee Dead (Special Telegram to Evening Teller.) HONOLULU, Oct. 27—Federal Judge Estee is dead. United States District Judge Morris M. Estee, was operated on Saturday for complications arising from kidny trou ble. He never fully recovered from the surgeon's knife, remaining very weak, although it was considered that his condition was favorable until last night when gradually he grew worse until death came this morning. He was ap pointed as first judge of Hawaii dis trict by Mr. McKinley. He had prac ticed law at San Francisco for years. Judge Morris was defeated for gov.r ernor by Budd in 1894. ARMENIAN MILLIONAIRE BRUTALLY MURDERED M. Sagouini, Active in American Relief, Fatally Shot by Leader of Rival Factions at Noon Today (Special Telegram to Evening Teller.) LONDON, Oct. 27.—M. Sagouini, an Armenian millionaire and refugee lead er .was brutally murdered in the streets of London at noon today. After firing the fatal shot the mur / derer dropped his revolver on the side walk. The weapon was secured by the officers and found to have been pur chased In New York city. The officers believe the assassin to belong to a rival faction of the Arme nian party which is charged with hav ing been spies in the Sultan trouble. The trouble between the two sections of the Armenians was occasioned over the collection of $20,000 in the United States in 1902 for the relief of the abused and murdered Armenian fam ilies. Sagouini was charged by the assassin with confiscating some of the funds collected. v Editor Young publisher of an Arme nian newspaper at Boston, Mass., pre eipitated a sensation by discovering the alleged misappropriation. Immediately afterwards an attempt was made upon the life of Editor Young but he es caped injury. M. Nagurbek, an American leader in Switzerland, was assaulted here be cause he reiterated the charges re cently published, and refused to re tract. An incriminating circumstance is the fact that Sagouini had just re turned from a trip to Nagurbek when the attempt upon the life of Editor Young was made. The regular body of the Armenian faction charge the sultan campaign managers with carrying *n a war of extermination upon all Armenians now In America and London. Sagouini had just arrived in London from New York when the murder oc curred. He was without doubt the foremost Armenian In the world, being possessed of a private fortune which ' I PROVISIONS NOW SCARCE A T THUND ER MOUNTAIN Flour Is Worth $8 a Sack, Bacon Is 35 cents a Pound and 700 Men Expect to Winter There George Stonebreaker arrived on the Clearwater train this mornitig direct from Thunder Mountain, where he has spent the season in developing his properties. He brought his pack train of thirty-five horses as far as Stites and will later move them to Lewiston to winter. Mr. Sotnebreaker is very enthusias tic over the season's work on his claims and over the general outlook for the Thunder mountain district. Develop ment work in the camps there this season has fully demonstrated that the ore bodies are permanent and run to depth carrying Increased values. The miners operating there are Jubi lant over results and as many people will winter there this year as can find food to carry them through. Provi sions of all kinds are scarce and prices are high. Flour is selling at $8 a sack, bacon at 35 cents per pound, potatoes and cabbage at 12 cents, and onions at 15 cents a pound. Fresh beef Is cheap er as the cattle were driven in during the summer, fattened on the bunch was always at the disposal of the dis tressed Armenians. His latest movement and the ambi tion of his life was to organize a peaceful revolution in the interests of oppressed Armenians, Sagouini had many friends among distinguished men both in Europe and the United States. ' After firing the fatal shot the assas I sin escaped in the confusion following. ANOTHER PLOT IS FRUSTRATED Large Quantity of Dynamite Found in a Building and Seized (Special Telegram to Evening Teller.) MADRID. Oct. 27.—Intense excite ment prevailed here today caused by the discovery of a large quantity of dynamite in the Cortes building. Several special officers were at once sworn in as deputies to guard the building in the hope of capturing the principals in wht^t is supposed to be a plot to destroy the Cortes building. The watch in and about the building will be maintained day and night. DAN PATCH GOES FAST Goes a Speedy Mile at ^ San Francisco and Lowers Record (Special Telegram to Evening Teller.) SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 27.—Dap Patch driven by McHenry and paced by two runners lowered the world's half mile record of fifty-seven and a half, held by Prince Alert to fifty-six fiat this afternoon. grass and will be killed as soon as the snow shuts off their feed. It is esti mated that fully 700 people will re main In Thunder mountain this win ter. Mr. Stonebreaker has spent the sum mer in development work on the Juno group. He made a 100 feet of tunnel and sunk shafts at several points on the lead. The results show that the ore bodies increase at depth and that values are better. The i(arne showing prevails all over the district and miners operating there are very enthusiastic. Blair Will Recover. (Special Telegram to Evening Teller.) ST. LOUIS, Oct. 27 —James Blair If today reported by his physicians a greatly improved, and it is now b lieved that he will recover. Grave fe have been entertained that ''hé k'JttRT • not recover and inquiry, By the grand jury will proceed. [ Inquiry was suspended for a time pending the outcome of Blair's Illness.