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Lewiston Evening Teller
Lewiston did not anticipate the entire country was coming, but is glad no one is missing
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
The features in horticultural hall at
tracted large crowds this morning and
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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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
St. Louis Boodler Has Another
Relapse and Is Now
(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.
Depositors Start a Run at Noon Today on Two
of the Oldest and Strongest Banks
of St. Louis
(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
Tyndal showed that she was easily
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.
* *
Uncle Sam till has his foot on the line, and no slips count in this game.
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
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
The Mercantile Trust company is
capitalized at three millions and has a
surplus and undivided profits of six
millions eight hundred thousand dol
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.
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
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
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.
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.
Goes a Speedy Mile at ^ San
Francisco and Lowers
(Special Telegram to Evening Teller.)
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
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.

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