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LEWISTON EVENING TELLER Vcoiau but Always Fair THIRTIETH YEAR-NO. 178. LEWISTON EVENING TELLER, WEDNESDAY, JULY M, 180C - ------!------—..... aàât ........■ -■......■ - PRICE 8 CENTS COUNTRY FORCES ARE IN CONTROL THEY MEET THIS MORNING AND ORGANIZE Resolutions Are Passed Indorsing Governor Gooding and Opposing the Naming of a Senaior in State Convention ♦ With the administration «• forces in control of the Nez ♦ Perce county convention, Koot ♦ enai opposed to the nomination ♦ of Borah in the state conven ♦ tion and Latah county opposed ♦ to the same scheme, the sltua ♦ tion at Pocatello next Tuesday ♦ begins to take on a new aspect. The republican politics of Nez Perce county are in the hands of the dele gates from the country, and the coun try will absolutely control the meet ing of the republican convention to be held here tomorrow. Delegates from thirteen precincts came in on the Clearwater train this morning, and they are organized to a man. They have decided to take the political situation into their own hands and control the convention. As soon as the train arrived this morning the country delegates went in a body to Woodmen hall where they proceeded to perfect their organization. Resolutions were passed indorsing Governor Hooding for renomination, and opposing the nomination of a j United Stales senator in the state con- ] ventlon. Elmer Waldrip in the Chair. The meeting was called to order by Elmer Waldrip of Nezperce. B. C. 1 Barbour of Nezperce was elected chairman and Fred Hinkley of Orofino secretary. The chairman then ex plained that this was a meeting of country delegates alone and all not delegates or elected from any of the city precincts were asked to retire. Motions were then called for to ex press the sentiment of the meeting and some addresses were heard. The vote was unanimous to indorse (Gov ernor Hooding and oppose the Borah plan of indorsing a senator in state convention. "We are not especially opposed to Borah." one of the delegates said after the meetine was over, "hut we are op posed to any man having an indnrse "*01 in convention." f Will Meet Again Tonight. Plans of work Were talked Over, and the meeting Was adjourned to meet •gain tonight hi Woodman hall. None hut country delegates will be admitted at the meeting this evening. The meet ing fiir the purpose of organizing fur ther and agreeing upon plans which ere satisfactory to all of the country precincts. "We do not mean to leave Lewiston out of representation," said the coun try people in discussing the matter. do not propose, however, that anyone is going to have control of this convention. It must be an expres sion of the will of the people." I E. B. Is people." Assured No Indorsement Tomorrow. This action absolutely assures that Nez Perce county will be against the Pmn of Indorsing a senator in state convention. While all of the country Precincts were not represented there j are enough to control with the anti- I indorsement sentiment in the three j Lewiston precincts, and the other pre- j c nets that will arrive tomorrow In | time for the convention. A number of precincts not represent- ! ?*were pledged for at the convention ' J' e °D'e who had seen the delegates. . a np 8 t°tal of over 80 votes opposed the Indorsement plan "^without the e . ••distance of a single Lewiston pre cinct. p Near the close of the meeting the cmmtry delegates were assured bvren "tentatives from Lewiston that the delegations f rom „recincts 3 and 4 would he with them In their effort to tahlish clean politics In the countv. Th 7* enUtion of Precincts. 1n(r relegates present at the meet •Ahsahka. Zeeman. ......................... 2 . . „ Central R| dfre ....................... ................... j H'lVwt Hrcf. P Loin. '*nhl„ r ' Cp '-o, f ' rr ' F mi n» r v bierr-p Russell He Total . . Additional h'riand—p Liât of Delegates. \fillr •o-nnan Kolnr a ^ oward Tuoper. Oyle ar a rut trs-JT, olda K Len. »nd c *- nd ^ an k Snyder. -----Culdesac "t J. Ç. Hamit Green ' M - flranquist, R"drootr__■ w - m ' "»liter j v ^ Flaybaugh. W B. «llllams R Wet more, A. S. Winters, R. D. Ferris, p. E. Plppinger, S. A. Douglas, and A. L. Patterson. Beeman—-W. G. Childs, J. F. Gwln, Hugh Posters, J. N. Jacks, B. F. May nard, Sr., Seth Gifford, W. W. Wright, Sr., and Ed. Merki. Webb Ridge—J. A. Ferris and N. B. Carpenter. Gilbert—J. B. Dickson, F. J. Bur chum and James Murphy. Central Ridge—J. W. Thomas, H. A. Whttted and Whitted. Dent—No representation. Tammany—No representation. Fenton— W. E. Snyder. Ahsahka—Frank Surprise. Russell-—Henry Dixon, John Price, White Stalnaker and Martin Ladreiter. With no representation from Dent and Tammany the total number is re duced from 201 to 197. HERE TO 60V. FIGHT GOODING Telegrams received in Lewiston to day state that Montie Owinn will be In Lewiston before the convention meets tomorrow. '• . This" will mTltc the contest in the convention an open fight between Gov ernor Gooding and his supporters and Borah and his supporters. Montle Owinn Is the warm supporter and campaign manager of Mr. Borah, and he Is one of the strongest enemies Governor Gooding has in the state. The wool growers association Is making a struggle to defeat Governor Gooding for re-nominatlon. Mr. Gwlnn Is one of the leading members of this association and In other counties has made his fight openly against Gooding and in support of Borah. j I j j | KOOTENAI 1$ NOT FOR DORAH Special to Evening Teller. Rathdruin, Idaho, Jllly 25.—The Kootenai county delegation has not been Instructed for Borah and will be against the indorsement of the Boise attorney In the Pocatello convention. Charles L. Heitman makes the defi nite assertion that the Kootenai dele gates will not favor the nomination of Borah in the state convention. COLDESAG IS UNINSTRUCTED "The Culdesac delegation Is not In structor for Borah and Masters, and ! a " re R° r,s to the contrary are errone OUB - Bays Attorney A. J. Green. < member of the delegation who arrived in the city this morning „ e " We held a Monday night . continued Mr. Or—n. "an d agroed to vote as a unit for whatever a major lty of the «^legates Culdesac de cide u R on - We are aU ,n favor ° f the nomination of Gooding for governor, 4 but " p have no lnBtru( ' tlons regarding th< * fl *ht for senator or for Masters 2 for sheriff. •'We are. however, solid for Roberts for sheriff and the delegation will sup port my candidacy for county attor ney. We are here this morning to get „ a line on the situation and to work hard for the interests of Culdesac. j Culdesac is one of the banner repub liean precincts in Nez Perce county. We have always supported the .epub liean ticket from top to bottom, and believe now that we deserve some rec ognition. "Culdesac. however, will give the en tire support of the republican strength there whatever the results of the con vltion. We are republicans out our way. and whatever the majority of the party In the precinct or count. favor of so are we. _ Culdesac can be counted on to give V-. Uiurnn» ' w . a large vote to the republican norm K- nees. 'We shall work unc '' aBl i nK 'A.i r ° f r ticket. men on the county hut whether we win or lose on this proposition we are B. republican nominees rin or lose on republicans and tn es in Nez Perec can count on nnr support BURNED BY ARMED REEE Ancient Fortress of Rempton Castle Now a Maas of Charred Ruina. Mitau, July 25.—Reitnpten castle, uated near Tukuma, one of the fine and most ancient ln Courtland, burned by armed revolutionists are again In possession of the rounding country. Troops are cone tratlng here. RED HOT FIGHT ON IN MOSCO 1 Sharp Coniest is Being Waged for Sheriff and Auditor ♦ NO BORAH RESOLUTION. ♦ Special to Evening Teller. Moscow, Idaho, July 25.— (2:30 p. m.) — Resolutions adopted by the convention In dorse Theodore Roosevelt for the presidency In 1908; com mend the administration of Governor Gooding and the con gressional work of French and Heyburn and Indorse the re nominatlon of French and Judge Steele. No reference was made to the senatorial situa tion. j ■ j ! I I I i I Special to Evening Teller. Moscow, Idaho. July 25.— (4 p. m.)— The administration forces are in com plete control of the Latah county con vention. In the contest for auditor Axel B. Ramsted, the Incumbent won out by a vote of 116. John M. Thomp son, the antl-admlnistratlon candidate received 91 votes. One vote was cast for Pauline Mörder. Six extra ballots got into the count, as only 202 delegates are In the con vention. French Names State Delegates. A committee of two was named to call upon Congressman French and Judge Steele to permit these men to name .the delegates to the state con vention subject to the approval of the county convention, The committee Is now In session with French arid Steele. Special to Evening Teller. Moscow, Idaho, July 25.—The Latah county republican convention Is In ses sion here today, and a red hot fight is on over the nomination of candidates t«C the offlees of auditor and sheriff. Out of respect to Congressman French, It appears to be mutually agreed that there shall be no mention of the senatorial question In the con ventlon. All night long caucuses were held behind closed doors and on the street corners and many of the delegates never went to bed, so warm lias grown the contest over county offices. The delegates began arriving early yester day. and the local aspirants have been working without cessation In efforts to line up the delegations. Administration Force in Control. The administration forces are In control of the convention their strength being shown by the fact that they have three out of every five members on the committees named by the tern porary organization. The convention was called to order this morning by County Chairman Judge Truitt who made an address to the convention for half an hour or longer, the feature of which was the failure to once mention the names of j Congressman French, Governor Good I »'« <' r £? wort"!? the , ferred eloquen ly to ™ republican party and pointed out t (Continued on page five.) GREAT INTEREST AROUSEDIN EVENING TELLER CONTEST There are now fourteen candidates In the Evening Tiler's contest. The way nominations are being re ceived, shows what interest is being taken In this event. No popular con test ever conducted on the Pacific coast has had such fruitful résulte. Arte« 7^ the greatest ever offered read ers by any paper in the north ' a £ Pat e r expendl turp money than any other paper lhe Teller would have undertaken, trlp w m ^ f U n of interest from r Th6 trip beginning to the end. and as the ,5 iff.-rent candidates become acquainted w the arrangements and learn Bom ething of what has been planned ^ them they go away with a stronger ^ ^ t ^ an t i,ey ever had before to KE APPEAL TO THE PEOPLE Government Seeks to Counteract Effect Viborg Address St. Petersburg, July 25.—Count Hey den, Prince Ivoff and M. Stakoveclh. three members of parliament who re fused to sign the parliamentary ad dress to the country at Viborg, on July 23. today Issued separate addresses appealing to the people quietly to sib mit to the Imperial decree to dissolve parliament and to prepare for the elec tions of members to the new parlia ment, and pointing out that the em peror acted within his constitutional right under the fundamental law, and that It would be a crime at this time to attempt to shake the power of the sov ereign. The address continuing says that the j emperor only exercised his legal pre ■ rogative In submitting the Issue again to the people to decide whether the views of parliament actually coincided j with the sentiment of the nation. It then appeals to the people to prove ! their calmness and fitness for self gov I eminent. I "The government," the address adds, I "Is compelled to maintain the Integrity of the state and the safety of the rltl i zens at any price. Resistance with force not only means an enormous number of fruitless sacrifices, but will I also bring Holy Russia to final eco nomic and political ruin." IS STEP TOWARD WORLD PEACE Interparliamentary Union Adopts Res olution on Arbitration. London. July 25.—The Interparlia mentary union yesterday adopted the following rider to the arbitration treaty which Is recast In the model of the original with W. J. Bryan: "If a disagreement should arise which Is not Included In those sub mttted to arbitration, the contracting parties shall not resort to any act of hospitality before they separately or jointly Invite as the case may neces sitate. the formation of an Interna tional commission of inquiry or medi ation. of one or more friendly powers. This requisition s to take place. If necessary, In accordance with nrtlcle VIII of The Hague convention provid ing for peaceful settlement of Inter national conflicts." The adoption of the above amend ment will have the effect of widening the scope of the arbitration so as to Include the questions of national honor | and Is looked upon as a long step In ( the direction of peace. Cross Appeals to Japanese to Keep Their Money at Home. ----- PLENTY OF FUNDS IN AMERICA | Red j - I Washington. July 25.—Through the j stut( , department the Red Cross has SPn( a ,n spa teh to the Japanese gov eminent asking that no further con trlbutions he made by the Japanese to San fYancIsco relief funds. j The Red Cross officials believe that all the funds necessary for the relief of the Cnlfornia earthquake sufferers can be raised in this country among persons better able to give than are many of the Japanese who contributed to the San Francisco funds. A total < $146.000 has been received by the American Red Cross from Japan, , treatment. Mrs. Moore asks for the custody of one minor child, a 4-year «g ££ Th „ rouplP wer( , marr |„ d flva 1 years ago. WANTS DIVORCE—Attorney A. J. Green of Culdesac filed suit In the dis trict court this morning on behalf of Mrs. May Moore of Winchester, who seeks divorce from William Moore on the grounds of cruel and Inhuman favorite, which is shown by the In dorsements the different candidates have received , The main question. Is who will be , the queen of the Lewiston-Clarkston 1 Inter-State fair. This is a very hard capture the prize for their district. Naturally In the first district which comprises the . city of Lewiston the largest vote will be polled, although in the other districts the contest Is be ing waged vigorously. The friends of the various candidates mean to make a hard fight to win the prize for their , question to determine. It's the verdict of the readers of this paper as to who the queen will be. Urge your friends to subscribe for the Evening Teller and get the special votes that go with paid-in-advance subscriptions. MOSCOW UNDER MARTIAL LAW Gevornmant Massing Troops at An cient Capital of tho Empira. Moscow, July 25.—The massing of troops here continues. Railroads are carefully guarded. The whole city la under martial law. Machine detach ments are on duty at Nicholas station. PATIENTS DIE OF STARVATION McFadden Now Faces Charge of Man Slaughter UNDER $1.000 BONDS. Special to Evening Teller. Asotin. Wash., July 25.— Charles McFadden was this aft ernoon placed under $1.000 bonds to answer trial at the November term of court. charge and was released. He went to Special to Evening Teller. Asotin. Wash., July 25.—The case of the state of Washington vs. Charles McFadden Is being heard In superior court this afternoon before Judge Miller. The defendant Is charged with man slaughter. It being alleged that through malpractice he Is responsible for the deaths of Mrs. Bishop, the 9 months-old child of Mary Ann Rob inson and William Robinson. It Is al leged that McFadden deliberately starved to death the patients under the fasting treatment, the defendant posing ns an osteopath. McFadden was brought before Just ice Snoderly. July 3, on the same Pomeroy and was arrested at that place after a new warrant had been sworn out by the superior court. Mar shal J. S. Warren of Clarkston brought If 'from Iowa. He commenced practising here last spring. !--- him to this city this morning. Cosgrove & Cosgrove, Pomeroy law yers, arrived In the city this morning In an automobile and will conduct the defense. County Attorney George S. Rummens will appear for the prose cution. The case Is set for 2 o'clock this afternoon. McFadden Is a man of medium stature, dark cnmpleotlon and about 28 years of age. claiming to have come to this section of country !--- | ( I j ^ ^ ^ | ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ _ _ _ FRANK RROWN FDUND GUILTY BROWN GETS 3 YEARS ♦ Special to Evening Teller. Asotin, Wash, July 25.— Frank Brown was sentenced this afternoon to three years In the state penitentiary. He will be taken to Walla Walla In the morning. J. of , be , 1 a of former Special to Evening Teller. Asotin. Wash July 25.—After being out but a few minutes last night the jury in the ease of Frank Brown, charged with complicity In the Clark ston robberies returned a verdict of 'guilty." The trial was concluded yesterday ' afternoon. 1 Attorney C. H. Baldwin of Lewiston I appeared for the defense while County ! Attorney Rummens conducted the I prosecution. j While on the stand in his own de 1 fense Rrown made the attempted alibi ! that he was In Culdesac at the time of j the robbery and went to bed with j Stand and Burns thp night preceding their capture. Bums has lately been ; adjudged Insane and was too weak to : annear for trial. ! Sentence will be passed on Brown , hv Judge Miller tomorrow. Other Case* Before Court. Two other eases are scheduled appear before the court before ad journment, the mandamus proceedings against Justice Clear and Judge Nee lands. both filed on different occasions by County Attorney Rummens the In the Shaefer ease and the latter In a suit for damages In a sheep herder affair. to death here today raped. Rusaiaiv Colonel Stabbed to Death. Warsaw. July 25.— Colone] Salam toff of the Oendarmery was stabbed The assassin es Russian W Riga. Juiv torv workmen Workman Go on Strike. 25.—Nine thousand fao struck here todev. SHE SAW THAW BEAT EVELYN Sensational Evidence is Given by Miss Crane to S. to New York, July 25.—The Evening World has published an interview from Miss Annie Crane, a masseur of this city, whose statement was taken yesterday in the district attorney's of fice. According to the World interview. Miss Crane was sent to Paris by White In 1904 in response it appears to a call from Mrs. Nesblt (now Mrs. Holman) and brought the woman back to New- York. Miss Crane knew the Nesbits before the young woman and her mother went abroad in 1904 and were followed by Thaw. How They Lived In Parie. When she arrived In Paris she found Thaw Ely and Evelyn Nesblt and the girls living In a beautiful apartment near Camps Elysee and Thaw had been a constant caller on Miss Nesblt. "The day before I got there," said Miss Crane, "a terrible row had taken place and Mrs. Nesblt had been put out of the apartment by Thaw who acted like a maniac. Mrs. Nesbtt was nearly destitute and but for the timely arrival of a woman newspaper writer who had gone abroad with the Nesbits would never have gotten back to the United States." Miss Crane told of the beatings ad mtnstered by Thaw to Miss Nesblt and that she. Miss Crane, saw Thaw beat Miss Nesbtt and that when she inter fered Thnw struck her also. Showed Her Bruisod Arm. Miss Crane said that Miss Nesblt showed her the bruise« on her back and arms which were Inflicted by Thaw, and the finger marks on her neck where lie hnd choked her. It waH Thaw's habit, said Miss Crane when he went out on the Paris boule vards to stroll with other women and to lock Miss Nesblt and Miss Crane In their apartments. Miss Nesblt consid I ored an appeal to authorities, hut re | trained for fear or ruining her stage career. Thaw constantly raved over men whom Miss Nesblt knew In Nesr York and often snoke of Stanford White In a threatening manner. Fin ally Thaw consented to allow Misa Nesblt to return to New York and they sailed after a violent arena In London. Decided to Sue Thaw. On the way across the ocean. Miss Nesblt declared her Intention bringing a breach of promise suit against Thaw and charging him with assault. When they arrived in New York. White's au tomobile was awaiting them and Miss Nesblt went direct to White's office. A family conference. M'ss Crane de clared, ensued, and several days later Miss Nesblt when In Abe Rummels of fice. made a statement confirming Thaw's conduct; the suit Miss Crane said, was to have been for $50.000. RESTRICT CONTRABAND GOODS London Conference Would Wave Hague Court Revise the List. London, July 25.—The Interparlia mentary union after prolonged debate adopted the following resolution: ' "The Interparliamentary union now assembled expresses a view that the Second Hague conference should: First—By treaty define contraband of war as being restricted to arms, munitions of war and explosives; Fécond —Reassert and confirm the principle that ships carrying either contraband of war or other goods aboard such ships, not being contra band, may not be destroyed; Third—Affirm that even being be ligerents, prlvnte property shall be Im mune at sea as it Is on land." The conference also adopted a reso lution favoring a discussion by The Hague conference of a means to cut down the ''Intolerable expenditure on | armaments." ! The conference concluded Its | slons today. -■ — — -— I 50 I PULAIANFS FALL IN FIGHT j ManllH. July 25—Advices from the J Island of Leite say that a large band of Pulajanes yesterday attacked a col umn of the constabularly and regulars commanded by Captain George H. Mc Maaterv of the Twenty-fourth infan try. The battle occurred near Baneu pal The Pulajanes were repulsed with a loss of fifty killed and sixty wounded/ The troops and .-onstahulnvlv suffered no losses. The Pulajanes fled with the column In pursuit.