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LEWISTON EVENING TELLER Fearless bat Always Fair THIRTIETH year -no. 182. LEWISTON EVENING TELLER, MONDAY, JULY 30, 190«. PRICE S CENTS PLEADS FOR AID FROM ARMY,NAVY Douma Urges Them to Stand for Liberty of People st Petersburg, July 30.—The full trt t of the appeal to the army and n»vy. adopted July 1" by the radical of the outlawed parliament in injunction with th irts or proletariat views the Incident and the situation e central commit organizations. re orkmen declare to which led to the dissolution of the Douma and is a strong condemnation of the "system." It appeals to the srm y and navy to fight for freedom, after pointing out the onerous condi tions under which the soldiers and sailors of the government exist. The following is an excerpt from the appeal : "Soldiers and Seamen : We, the leg ally elected representatives of the peasants and the vou that without parliament the gov ernment is illegal. Orders which may now issue have no legal force. "We call upon you first to cease to obey all illegal government and to ac tively oppose it In conjunction with us. Stand beside us for land and liberty. "Secondly, any man who shoots at the people is a criminal, a traitor and an enemy of the people. We Inform all such In the name of their fathers and brothers that they will not be al lowed to return to their homes, and that over their names will hang the eternal curse of the people. "Hardly had the government entered Into negotiations with the Austrian and the German emperors until their troops were ready to Invade our country here and the government which opposes the people with the power of foreign arms. By such ne gotiations we declare the government haa betrayed our eountry and is now out«ld* the limits of the law. "Soldiers and sailors, your sacred Duty lg to free the Russian people from the treacherous government and de fend the parliament. Every man fall ing in this unholy war will cover him self with eternal glory and the Rus sian people will forever bless his name. "In this struggle your elected dele gates will be with you. Be brave, for the fatherland, for the people and for thetf Hberty against the criminal gov ernment" TOOL SHOTS START PANIC Warsaw, July 30.—While the church 11 Wllanow, a suburb of Warsaw was B| W with worshipers today, unknown Arsons from the outside began firing **PMly with revolvers. A panic fol ^*«1. The service was broken up and Meaix, n!rreBi | tl0n * n a effect to ° nt ° a ferryboat unti1 ' and live copie were drowned. TO IDEA OF REFORM "'«i- Stolyphin Still Hopeful His Scheme Will Succeed. SM • . P ' ,tersbur e. July 30.—Premier of ins ' n baS no ' abandoned the hope bu™ UClnK publlc rnen outside of the "^ucratic spheres to enter hls re ur, cabinet and carry out hls 0 strong handed reforms." OOOD YIELD-Reports rwimansr and vicinity where U* 8 8 "' e11 under way are that f* is fair and better quality dry ' Wh ° feared the cITect of the v *rv to* f * 1a<1 anticipated. The been birT k i° f the Hprin K grain has \ rZ_ Pinched b >' the drouth. °ther in Jur<Hi. 5 rain ba * not been but the materially 1ER FORCES K SORRENDER Paterson v » Former v. J> JuIy 3 °— ♦ Belcher Wl,llam H. -* * 'he allégé'"' b "" c,m ' >r 't for ♦ * *150.600 a. r, ^ mb " zzler nent of -* * tor over „ 8 tlve from Justice -* hlmzelf in ar ' B urrendered 'oday. p 0Vp e au 'T'°riUes here render. ty cau *od his sur * ♦ * ♦ ♦ PRESS ASSOCIATION ELECTS At Their Meeting Recently Held in Payette—Organization Completed. At a recent meeting of the Idaho Press association, held at Payette Lake, the following officers were elected for the ensuing year: Presi dent. Burt P. Mills of the Idaho Falls imes; vice president, C. A. Hackney if the Meadows Eagle: secretary, C. (). Broxton of the Pocatello Advance; treasurer, J. H. Gibson of the Getn State Rural, Caldwell. PARENTS BORY SEVENTH CHILD ! Clarkston Bureau Evening Teller. Clarkston, Wash., July 3n.—The fun eral of Frank Cope, the 10-year-old boy who was drowned In the Snake river near this city on the evening of July 26, was held from the e-Kristian I church yesterday. The funeral ser i mon was preached by Rev. B. Presson I of the Baptist church, while Rev. W. M. McCullough of the Christian church prayer Speoial muslc waa rendered by the church choir. The church was crowded with friends of the parents of the boy and the sermon was one of the most im pressive ever held In this city. The mother of the dead boy Is almost dls traded over his death. The parents have the sympathy of the entire com munity. The drowning of Frank marks the loss of the seventh child from this family. The body was recovered Saturday , ^ V ;. A :. C !? Pe, _, the fat L her I within thirty feet of the place where the boy Is supposed to have gone under. Must Stand Trial for Assault. Talmidge Higgles the boy who was confined in the city jail Saturday was released under $50 bonds to appear for trial along with his partner. Fred VanOrdale, on Thursday, August 2 at 10 o'clock. His hearing will take place before Justice Clear, on the ! charge of assault and battery, alleged to hâve been eommlt$pd recently when i the two boys are saijJ to have beaten and bruised Leon Allord. a boy much ! younger. | Holding for Better Hay Price. j Councilman J. H. Sprague returned j last night from the Genesee country j where he has been looking over the J crop prospects. He states that the ] fruit in that section of country is of ! excellent quality and that apples are j very plentiful. Hay is being cut and farmers are holding the crop for prices which are expected to go skyward be fore the winter months. Council Meets Tomorrow. A special meeting of the city council ! will be held at the city hall tomorrow ! night. A part of the councilmen were ! absent at the last regular meeting night, and there no quorum. Are Taking Invoice. J. E. Ashbrook & Co. are busy today making their annual invoice. They are work by Miss f the Lewiston Mrs| Mary Wood and daughter Ellen left the city being assisted in the Zelle Provins, formerly High school. Personal Mention. ♦ this morning for Denver, where they will reside hereafter. T. H. Hughes and son Howard will leave this afternoon for Kamiah where j Mr. Hughes Is interested In business. 1 Miss Laura Booth left this morning j for a few days' visit at Spokane. M. N. Walsh and wife returned yes- i terday from a visit at Spokane. They ! passed through the city enroute to their ranch near Westlake. Grenville Holbrook Is In the city , from hls ranch near Westlake. W. A. Elliott will lea've the city Wednesday for a visit at hls old home In Ontario. WOMEN OF W. C. T. U. ♦ SOUND DEATH KNELL ♦ OF THE PEEK-A-BOO -* Los Angeles. July 30.—Peek- -* a-boo waists and diaphanous ♦ clothing must go. The Los An--* geles Women's Christian Tem- -* perance Union has so decreed. -* Members of the local union ■* have declared themselves une- ♦ qutvocally upon the subject. ■* The death knell of the dainty. -* alluring peek-a-boo waist and -* clinging, diaphanous skirt was •* sounded at a meeting of the •* union held at the First Meth- ♦ odist Episcopal church. The -* seance was an extraordinary ♦ one. Every member present ap- ♦ peared excited over the Issue. ♦ and by a rising vote the offl- ♦ clal stamp of disapproval was ♦ placed upon waists with allur- * lng apertures. NEZ PERCE NOW RICHEST COUNTY IN IDAHO r—————— According to the assessment figures completed today by Auditor Lydon \ Nez Perce is the wealthiest county in , . _. , ; the state. The total value of assess able property in the county is $7,800.- J 000 an increase of nearly a million do»- | lars over last year when the figures : read $6,905,981. i T he figures just compiled do not itj- : elude railroads, telegraph and tele-! RECOVER ROOT OF FRANK COPE The body of Frank Cope, the boy drowned at Clarkston Thursday even ing, was recovered about 3 o'clock this afternoon in the vicinity of the ferry, only about thirty feet from the point where he went down. After trying with explosives to raise the body all day yesterday and until this afternoon the searching party got a pair of grappling Irons from the boat and In 15 minutes recovered the body. WHEAT CROP IS TESTING WELL Helix and Athena Crops Are Also Yielding Better Than Expected. Pendleton, Idaho, July 30.—Wheat that haa been threshed in the vicinity of Helix and Athena is testing extra ordinarily well and Is also yielding better than was expected, says the East Oregonian. Farmers from that district are In the city today and say that most of the crop so far as threshed Is testing frôm 59 to 61 and 62 pounds per bushel and is yielding from 35 to 42 bushels per acre. The quality of the wheat is excel ' en * there being very little shriveled F ra * n 1° It. The farmers are happily -surprised with the result of harvest 80 ^ ar an< ^ hope to secure about the ordinary yield after all. Many large threshing outfits are now at W ork ln the wheat bp , t an( , harvest Is at the full tide. While there Is a scarcity of men. yet most of the outfits are working full handed and harvest will not be delayed by the labor question. • ___ TO ARREST INDIAN—Deputy Sheriff Charles* Monroe left this after noon for Kamiah to arrest Camille Williams, an Indian wanted ln Mon tana for assault. Williams was located several days ago hut was not arrested at tbat tlme because he was suffering a broken knee cap. which injury be re celved ln a fall from a horse. The Montana authorities, though, fear his escape and have ordered hls arrest. PAYS HIS FINE—Fred Mowry was released from the county jail today on the payment of the remainder of hls fine. He was sentenced to 30 days from Gifford for petit larceny, and served 18 days remainder of the sentence. He will leave In a few days for British oluin bia where he has secured employment. paying cash for the i BOILER EXPLODES FALLS 150 FEET TWO KILLED TO HIS DEATH St. Louts. July 30.—A special to Vin cennes, Ind., says that two men were killed and over 20 Injured as the result of a boiler explosion in the Vincennes paper mill today. The property loss Is placed at $15,000. R. & N. SURVEYORS FIN ISH WORK ON SNAKE Engineer S. A. Cobb. In charge of the crew of O. R. & N surveyors that for the past three months has been engaged ln running a line from Lew lston toward Huntington on the Idaho side of the river, is ln the city today enroute to Portland. It is understood l that the crew- has completed its work and will be pulled o(T for the remalnd er of the summer. The other members of the party will arrive in the city about Thursday. The line run on the Idaho side is a part of the general survey between Lewiston and Huntington now being , phone lines. Following is a partial list of figures on the valuation of the tax- ; ", bI , e property: \ alue real estate other than clty or town , ot8 .......... , 3 739 Improvements on same...... 425 378 Value city and town lots____ 1.282A76 Improvements on same.....! 762^050 Total value real estate and improvements............f, 209 °45 Total personal property____ L591.650 DEMAND SHORTER HOORSjMOREPAY for the United Railways street car system struck today, and It Is said San Francisco, July 30.—To enforce their demand for a shorter work day! and Increased wages 600 traekworkers that 1.000 more men will walk out be fore tonight. The men have been working 10 hours for $2, and they de mand an increase of 50 cents for eight hours. — - -- Wedding at Central Ridge Yesterday, Special to Evening Teller. Peck, Idaho. July 30.—By Nczperce Co-operative Telephone.) — Emmett Stamper and Miss Elsie Atterbury were married yesterday at the home of the groom on Central Ridge, F. W. Wood, Justice of the peace trying the matrimonial knot. Harvesting Is In full blast, and the grain yield here is better than was an ticipated. STEAMER NORMA NOT INJURED Vessel is Now at Ainsworth Receiving Additional Alterations. Special to Evening Teller. Ainsworth, Wash., July 30.—The steamer Norma, reported to have suf fered Injury while making the trip over Pine Tree rapids, is on the ways here, but an examination of the boat's hull finds the vessel lilt lightly when she ran onto the sands, and no dam age was done. While the vessel Is on the ways a new deck will be laid nnd coal-burn lng furnaces Installed. The boat was generally overhauled while on the ways at Riparla nnd was launched only last week. While passing Pine ! Tree rapids, the vessel was driven high and dry on the sands, but she was finally enabled to get off without the aid of tugs and continued on her way to the Columbia where she will be used tn conveying supplies to the construe- j tlon camps on the north hank rail road. The Kamm. I owned by Jacom j hut Is under charter to the I Northern Pacific. Norma Is LAND SALE—Matt Dowd made sale today to Frank H. Johnson the west 50 f PP j n f ] 0 ( o directly west of the Lewis ton Milling Co.; consideration. $3.000. Part of the land is under lease to the milling company. Salt I^ake, July 30.—Joseph Mc Manti, an aeronaut, died today of in juries received last night because of the failure of hls parachute to work. He fell 150 feet from his balloon to the ground. made by the Oregon Short line. It is understood that Mr. Cobb's part of the problem was to run a survey from Lewiston to the mouth of the Salmon river and to find a crossing at or near the mouth of that stream. Such a crossing has been found ten mlfes be low the mouth of the Salmon and the survey of the crossing being made tha. party Is called In. There are therefor four other parties of O. S. L. men In the field between Huntington and Lewiston and they will tie on to the work on this end done by Engineer Cobb. FRANCE EXPRESSES REGRETS Sends Word to Embassy at Washing ton Regarding Death Lieut. England Paris, July 30.—The French embassy at Washington has been instructed to express the deep regrets of the French government over the killing of I.leu tenant England aboard the Cruiser Chattanooga. ofT Cheefo, Saturday, bv a member of the crew of the French Cruiser Du Petit Thouars while en gaged In target practice. Further par ticulars are awaited before disciplin ary measures are decided upon. ENTERTAINED AT NEZ PERCE Special to Evening Teller. Nezpcrce, Idaho, July 30.—(By Ncz perce Co-operative Telephone.)—The party of New York financiers connect ed with the Lewiston and Southeastern electric line, composed of W. P. Hurl hut. F. J. Randolph, R. F. Blanchard, Judson Spofford, W. H. Graves, and W. O. Wood of Lewiston nnd E. M. Schofield of Philadelphia, E. A. Wll helml and E. E. Beebe of New York and Robert Jones of Orangeville, were In the city yesterday and were enter tained at the Clark House last night by Elmer Waldrlp, Mr. Ramey of the Ramey Lumber company, A. C. Eitzen and a number of other prominent cltl zens of the city. Toasts were given on behalf of the proposed railway, and the party left favorably Impressed as to the future and outlook for the prairie country. The party will leave for Westlake today. H. T. Lensegraf ant? family and Fred Haury will start for British Columbia today. Mr. Lensegraf has recently purchased an 800 acre ranch In that country, selling hls ranch 1V4 miles from this city. Grain Yields Heavily. John Dean residing five miles south west of the city is now harvesting hls crop of grain and states that he has never seen or worked In grain of bet ter quality. He states that the yield this year will be the largest ever. Frank Thompson, a rancher living Frank Thompson, a rancher living near this city Is preparing to harvest hls crop of grain and says that the prospects were never brighter for a bumper crop than they are this year, Farm Hands Ara Scares. Men to work In the harvest fields are very scarce In the country. Farm ers are ofTerlng from $2 to $3 per day with hoard for farm hands and the j majority are now running short hand- ! ed. Wages on the electric line and i railroad construction work are very j nearly the same as are offered by the farmers. John \V Merritt left this morning i for Seattle and other coast cities. He | will purchase hls fall stock of goods ! while on the trip. of potatoes shipped by the SH jp POTATOES ON ICE The ear 'erguson Fruit company of this city to Helena, Mont., last week was the first to leave th)s Hty , n n refrigerator. The Iced process was made simply for an ex periment as complaints had reached the office that potatles hail last year reached their destination ln poor shape. The ear held 250 sacks of Early Rose mixed with another stock. SPIDERS KILLED OFF—Danger from the red spiders is about passed, states G. VV. Ferguson of the Ferguson Fruit Co. The Clarkston fruitgrowers have been using the sulphur-lime spray (6 pounds of lime to 6 of sul phur) and the spiders are disappear ing. Mr. Ferguson Is the first fruit In spector In the state to completely rid the orchards In hls district of pests so early In the season. Persuasive argu ment rather than force brought this about. I "THIS DATE IN HISTORY." July 30. * * * •* •* ♦ -* ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ -» 1454—Angelo Pollziano, poet, born. 1676—Battle of Bridgewater, Mass.; King Philip's war. 1718—William Penn died. 1750—John Sebastian Bach died 1771—Thomas Gray, poet, died. 1830—National Guard of Parts restored under Lafayette. 1864—Chambersburg, Pennsyl vania, burned by Confeder ates. 1871— Boiler explosion on ferry boat Westfield ln New York harbor; over 100 perished. 1880—Revolt ln City of Mexico to prevent installation of Gen. Gonzales as president. 1894—Japanese victorious at battle of Song-Hwan, Corea. 1898—President Wm. McKinley transmitted terms of peace to Spain. I « ♦ ♦ j ♦ ! ^ j ♦ 1 ^ j ^ j NEGRO ADMITS AWFUL CRIME He Confesses to Killing of Mrs. Pearce and Children j Cannonsburg, Pa., July 30.—Coroner ; Htpe and Constable Miller of this place I drove into town today with Elmer I Dempster, the 19-year-old negro who i was arrested for the murder of Mrs. i Samuel Pearce and two children last ! evening during the absence of the husband nnd father. Dempster waa taken to the Washington county Jail at Washington Dempster was the last person seen about the Pearce place, and the sus picion of the officers waa for this rea son directed toward him. He was tak en from his bed and .It Is alleged made a complete confession. According to hls alleged confession Dempster attempted an assault on a four-year-old daughter, but was frus trated by the mother who went to the bureau drawer to get a revolver. The negro secured the gun first and after killing the mother and children, set the house on fire to hide hls crime: Pearse arrived In time to extinguish the blaze that had been started In a hed room. Mrs. Pearse, who was 26 years old, was shot through the breast; Margaret, five years old, and Dwight, 11 months old, had been shot through the head, while Robert, still living, had a bullet hole through the lung. MOB TRIEB TO GET DEMP8TER Officers Ward Off Lynchers and Land Negro Safely In Jail. Washington, Pa., July 30.—Demp ster was safely landed In the Jail her* after an exciting trip from Cannon burg, during which time two attempts were made to take the negro from the ! officers and lynch him. Officers fonght j TBe wautd-b# lynchers with revolv j ! j j ! i j i | ! When Washington waa reached a mob of 300 people was evaded by tak ing the negro through the bark door of the Jatl. TOTAL ECLIPSE MOON AUGUST 4 Lewiston people who happen ft» be up at 3 o'clock on the morning of Au gust 4 may witness a total eclipse of the moon. According to the World almanac, there Is to be a total eclipse of the moon August 4, ' Invisible In the eastern portion of North America, but the beginning Is visible on the west ern coast of the United Slates, the I moon setting with the eclipse on It." The almanac give« 3 01 a. m. as the time for the eclipse to begin at San Francisco and 3 59 a. m. as the time for the totul eclipse to commencsv Lewiston has the same time as Ban Francisco, hut the sun time, which the almanac gives, ts to he changed to standard time should one wish to know just when to look for the be ginning of the Hhadnw of the earth on the moon. A partial eclipse of the sun Is to oc cur August 19. visible only In the northwestern portion of North America. BARLEY 125 POUNDS TO BACK Excellant Yield >e Reported from Farme in the Kamiah Baction. I Special to Evening Teller. Kamiah, Idaho, July 30.—Harvesting Is well under way and the grain yield even beyond expectation. John Spout, representing the Clearwater Grain j L'o. states that some of the barley de ! llvered at the warehouse last week will j weigh 122 pounds to the sack. 1 I». Johnson has two combined har j veaters In operation, one of which is operated with 24 horses and the other j with 36. GRANTED DIVORCE FROM MR. COREY Reno, Nevada, July 30.—Mrs. William Ellis Corey was award ed a decree of divorce from William Ellis Corey president of the United States Steel cor poration. at 2 o'clock this after noon.