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ARRANGE TO BE IN ATTENDANCE AT THE LEWISTON-CLARKSTON FAIR, ONE WEEK, OCT. 8 TO 13
LEWISTON EVENING TELLER U #T EDITION. FEARLESS, BUT ALWAYS FAIR. LEWISTON, IDAHO, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1906. PRICE FIVE CENT*. START MOVE FOR FREE BRIDGE BETWEEN LEWISTON AND CLARKSTON governors strongly in FAVOR OF THE PROJECT Mins and Mead Give Their Promise at Last Nights' Smoker to Support Legislation that Will More Firmly Unite Commercial and Social Relation Two Cities. Th* business interests «nd the political interests of northern Idaho and •«item Washington united last night in their support of a movement to bring ibout the purchase of the Lewiston-Clarketon bridge by the states of Idaho and Washington, and from tho sentiment expressed at this meeting, which represented the active, powerful forces of the Inland Empire, it is safe to predict that the movement launched last night will be carried out very toon, —l— at toon as the legislatures of both states have met. perhaps With the leading representatives of he commercial bodies of Spokane, ewleton and Clarkston present, and with the assurance of every speaker at the movement would be support - ; with the governors of both states reient, and both pledged to the sup -rt of the movement, the free bridge tation received a momentum that ot (ail to bring forth results, for he interests that spoke last night are ? interests that rule communities and ey were assembled in sincere con rence and not for Idle talk. The topic was launched by Hon. E. Babb of Jhis city. It was Ith rare diplomacy that he took this vantage of the spirit of unity and ommunlty fellowship that ruled the 'stive occasion, and after the leaders 'm each section had pledged th^ir pport of all measures of benefit to ~y community In the Inland Empire, e spoke of the need of a free bridge tween the two cities. By the time Mr. Babb's address was 'lied for the guests were in the best f spirits. The addresses of Dr. Mor president of the Lewiston Com ercial club, Mayor Heitfeld and F. oodall, president of the Spokane mmercial club, had all savored of e principles of unity of action, unity Purpose and concerted energy for e upbuilding of the great northwest. Mr. Babb was then called upon and f a spicy, interesting talk in which ihowed the mutual interests of the to cities and insisted that these o cities sfyiuld assist each other as s naturally should. E,rl> in bis address he launched the ,ree bridge topic. In strttig * convincing manner he showed the justice of the communities, of bav * 10 pay to cross from one city to c other. He declared tha t toll <tees were but relics of past ages, d n °t a condition to be found in live nununities striving for supremacy the commercial world. He proopsed that the people should V the bridge. He noted the presence governors of both states con ed. and called upon them for ex •ion. He declared that it was an nne time for the consideration of an Important matter, and that a todge should soon be a thing «f Mst ** r ' Rahb took his seat he was y applauded and every one in '»flieemed filled with the great F ne had discussed. . '' ,U ' ' l * rT1 ' Governor Meade was tere St UPOn HiS ad<lres8 w- a« full of - carried his hearers with * * m l'°rtant topic however Jtte * Che ' 1 ear 'y in the address, and d '' nB ,f ' rms he advocated a free d nui f " ar "d Washington, NM have r,, '° r,le therC lhat they *n t 0 f S support in the enact . Der . r , n ° essary legislation to have ■42 bUy thl * structure, atter" ' ! !nu w,sh to bring up the n t ; Go «mor Meade, "you v * the ' ' eRt assured that you > der,ai-t PP ° rt 0f ,he present execu v ernment" Knt ° f the Washln St°n P'e ant T" 1 "' 8 ,tlen "ddressed the ®ner . 6 8ame enthusiastic dge. the topic Of -a free nh?ra CIS th the peop,e of * mat they would find him ready to take up this movement. He assured the people of Washington that Idaho's governor would meet them half way in sny project for tha de velopment of the two states. The entire evening last night was full of Interest and benefit from a commercial standpoint. The early part of the evening was devoted to a reception to the honored guests. The third floor of Masonic temple was used, and the visitors were Introduced to the .fwo governors. President Good all, and then Judge Edgar C. Steele, Chief Justice ©tockslâger, Justices Ailshie and Sullivan. The Spokane band furnished music and Morphy sang to beat the band and completely captured his audience. After the reception the guests and members of the club retired to the banquet hall, where a fine spread had been laid. After the wine had been served, President Morris of the Lewis ton Commercial club gave a short talk in which he called for greater effort and energy on the part of the two cities, and introduced Mayor Heitfeld. The mayor extended greeting and said he would like to greet them all Individually, and President Goodall of the Spokane Commercial club was called upon. "The .motto: 'Get Together,'" he said, "is the one that we should go by. We have in the west the greatest op portunities for homeseekers and in vestors to be found anywhere, and we should let the whole world know it." In the conclusion of his remarks he invited Lewiston to visit Spokane in a body. His invitation was greeted with applause, but the applause was still louder when President Morris said: T accept the invitation for Lewis ton." Mr. Babb then followed with his ad dress, and a selection was given by the Bunch Grass quartette. They were roundly applauded and in their second selection paid tribute to Spokane in vers*. Governor Mead, beside expressing hfmself in favor of the free bridge, gave an interesting talk along the lines of the benefit of concerted action. He spoke of the recent organization of the commercial clubs of the north west. "We must work with the same spirit," he said. Governor Gooding spoke especially of the need o^ an open river and the need of standing together for his great project. He was ' especially pleased with the first day showing at the great fair and was delighted to notice the rousing reception given the old pioneers In the parade. Other speakers were: J. T. Brown of Spokane. George W. Peaslee of Clarkston, Dr. J. E. Gandy of Spokane, Chief Justice Stockslager of Hailey, George W. Tannahill and I. X. Smith of Lewiston and W. S. Norman of Spo kane. t TRAIN CROWDED.—The Clearwa ter train arrived In the city on schedule time this morning, crowded to the guards with enthusiastic fair visitors. Crowds from the Grangeville and Nez Perce prairi^ countries are those most in evidence." The train this morning carried six passenger coaches. FIND LOST BOY AFTER 2 WEEKS NEW TURK, Oct. 9.—William La barbara, the four-year-old Italian boy who has been missing from home for •tore than two weeks and who it was believed had been kidnaped, was found wandering about the streets of the Brooklyn end of the Brooklyn bridge, Saturday, and taken to the Children's society, where he was Identified today and restored to his parents. OIL TROST IS PUT ON TRIAL FINDLAY, O., Oct. 9.—The Standard Oil of Ohio was put on trial today charged with conspiracy against trade In violation of the state anti-trust laws. John D. Rockefeller Is not a party tb the present suit'and will not be a witness. NEGRO SHOT HERD TROUBLE FÈRRE0 LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Oct. 9.—Alex ander Champion, a negro, was shot and killed In a saloon in Argenta to day. The murderer is unknown. Ex citement is high and trouble is ex pected. The governor may be asked to order out the state militia. DECLARE ADAMS A SUICIDE Coroner Fails to Produce Sensational Evident of a Murder. NEW YORK, Oct. 9.—In spite of the open declaration of the coroner that he expected to prove at the inquest that Albert J. Adams, the so-called "Policy king," had been murdered, the jury returned a verdict that Adams committed suicide. The coroner said he would show that Adams was mur dered by a prominent witness at the inquest. WILL NOT AFFECT COMMISSION. Use Contract Labor on Isthmus Makes No Changes in Members. WASHINGTON, Oct. 9.—Chairman Shonts of the Isthmian canal commis sion announced today that the propos ed plan of having the canal construct ed by contract will not affect the per sonnel of the canal commission nor the clerical forces. LUMBER COMPANY SECURES DEED48,000ACRES TIMBER One hundred and sixty-three war ranty deeds, involving the transfer a* 48,470 acres of choice timber lands in the counties of Latah, Nez Perce, Kootenai and Shoshone were this aft ernoon filed in the auditor's office by the Monarch Timber company through M. Cook of Spokane, the company's at torney. Each of the 163 deeds bear the name of Albert L. Flewelling and Lottie W. Flewelllng, his wife, to the Monarch JEALOUS MAIDEN SHOOTS THE SULTAN PARIS, Oct. 9. A dispatch to tha Petit P.risan *om Constantinople declares that the real secret of the recent illness of the sultan of Turkey is that he was shot in the abdomen by a Kurdish woman who was jealous of his latest favorite in the harem, a beautiful Circassian girl. According to the story, the bullat was extracted by a Carman phyaician, the sultan un dergoing tha operation without taking chloroform. FATAL ENDING JOKE ON WOMAN H1NLON. Va., Oct. 9.—As the result of a joke on the wife of Charles Smith, mayor of the little town of Brooklyn, is believed to be dying and Mrs. Smith Is also probably fatally wounded. Smith induced Elbert Meddley to dress up as a woman and call him out to the gate. Mrs. Smith became so angered with jealously that she •hot her husband through the stomach and lung and then shot herself. INDICT EIGHT OF THE SUGAR TRUST NEW YORK, Oct. 9.—Eight indict ments in the so-called sugar rebate case were handed down by the October federal grand Jury, which completed its labors today. POWDER EXPLODES FOUR MEN KILLED TAMAQUA, Pa., Oct. 9.—Four men were killed today In an explosion at the Dupont Powder company's plant. WILL RETRY THE PEONAGE CASE Convicted Men Have Been Granted New Trial and Given Bail. CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 9.— The peonage case recently tried here, which resulted In Charles M. Smith and son and five others being fined and sentenced the the Leavenworth penitentiary, will be reheard at Si. Louis. An appeal on a writ of error has been granted and the defendants admitted to ball. MILITIA IN CHARGE OF CITY Buckingham Is Quiat Today—No Fur ther Trouble Expected. OTTAWA, Ont., Oct. 9.—Buckingham is In the possession of the militia to day and all Is quiet after the conflict of yesterday. No further disturbance is expected. Chicago Wheat Market. CHICAGO, Oct. 9.—Wheat—Decem ber, 74%c; May, 79c. Yesterday's quo tations: Wheat—December, 74 He; May, 78He. Timber company. Mr. Flewelling was formerly a buyer for the company. The company was organized recent ly In the city, the officers being prom inent business men of the town, I. N. Smith, attorney, Is one of the mem bers. "The filing of the deeds simply sig nifies that we are In the field to buy timber," was the statement of Mr. Cook this afternoon. He would not give out the value of the land. BOATS TO START ON RUN MONORY PUT STOP TO River Service to be Resumed if Present Stage Water is Maintained "If the Snake river maintains its present flow c: wait* ooats will re sume operation on Monday. October 15," stated Agent Mount this morning. "The captains of the steamers have all been notified to this effect." The government dredge Wallowa ar rived Sunday afternoon and tied up at the O. R. & N. dock. The up trip was made without difficulty. The boilers and engines are being overhauled, and Thursday the boat will leave for Dry Gulch, where the channel Is to be widened. On November 15 the Wallowa will go on the ways at Rlparia for her first general overhauling in three years. DVER CHARGES The fair association Is taking a firm stand against overcharging of visitors In any part of the city. The members of the committee take the position that it is bad for the city to raise the rates because of the fair, and are fighting the matter in every way. The first trouble arose over a num ber of -restaurants that banded togeth er and raised the prices of meals. The committee called upon them and In duced them to retract the plan and make their prices the same as usual. The lodging houses next made combination and raised the price of rooms. This was not so easily broken up, but the fair association notified the lodging house keepers that If they in sisted upon overcharging during fair week they would go before the council in a body and ask to have the li cense of lodging houses raised to a price more than offset the profits of the overcharge. The Bodtblacks next raised to 15 cents, and this was stamp ed out by a license suggestion. The people who visit Lewiston dur ing the fair may feel assured that they will not be overcharged for anyof the necessities of life. The Fair association announces that It has a list of available rooms and people seeking the same will find what they want by calling at the Informa tion bureau In the O. R. & N. office. People who have rooms to rent are also asked to send In their names to the Fair association. Charged With pbatructing Highway. J. W. Cavanaugh, held on a criminal charge for unlawfully obstructing a public road, is being tried in Judge Hanlon's court this afternoon. The complaint was sworn to by E. J. Wesc man and Is being prosecuted by At torney B. S. Crowe. The matter of this road has been a neighborhood quarrel. It is known as the Maseott road and is Just above Oroflno. S. O. Tannahill is appearing for the defendant. Charged With Insanity. • Because he staggers around like a drunken man all the time, whether he lias been drinking or not, Patrick Mc Ewan Is arrested and charged with in sanity. There is no complaint : g ilnst his actions, save that he seems in toxicated all the time. McEwan Is from Nez Perce, where he has worked for the past five or six years for M . J. Ramey of the Ramey Lumber company. Jack Kress and wife of Ilo are visitors in the city. M. B. Rushton, of the firm of Rush ton & Sanderson of Summit, left this afternoon for his home, after spending the day trading with wholesale" mer chants here. SECDND DAY 1$ ANOTHERSUCCESS Crowds Throng the Fair Grounds, Weather is Perfect The second day of the big Lewlston Clarkston fair has proven as great a Success as the opening day. The good weather has helped add enthusiasm and the good racing programme of yesterday inspired confidence In the people who attended again today. The fair in its entirity Is ready today, and there ware no omissions from the pro gramme. The elk gave their high dive, and Morphy, wno sings to beat the band, won the crowd at his first appearance. The day opened with a band concert in Lewiston In the morning. During the morning hours the crowd moved to the fair grounds. The morning was spent in the fine exhibit building. The exhibits are first-class this year and all who saw them say that the com mittee has done Itself proud In the arrangement of the exhibits. Everything Is installed and In Ita place today, and the showing is a creditable one for the sister states. In the afternoon the racing pro gramme and free attractions were giv en. The grand stand was well filled with enthusiastic people. DA rectors Pleased With Opening Day. Dr. J. T. Ray, president of the Fair association, says that he is delighted with the showing made yesterday as an opening day. "Our gate receipts," he said, "were over 81,200, while for the opening day last year they were between $150 and $200. It is the greatest success we have ever had, and we believe the en tire fair Is going to prove a great Success. "We have the good fortune to have here this year a first-class string of horses. They will give us some of the best races e^r seen In the city." INFANT CHILO IS KIDNAPPED BUFFALO, Oct. 9.—Susie Brenter, the three-year-old daughter of a sa loon keeper, who is believed to have been kidnaped, was enticed away yes terday afternoon by a woman who offered the child candy. LET OUT OLD MAH'S SECRETS. Prince Philip Says His Elder Brother Acted Without His Knowledge. PRAGUE, Germany, Oct. 9.—Prlneo Philip Von Hohenlohes, elder brother of Prince Alexander, who caused the publication of the late Chancellor Von Hohenlohe's ''Recollections," In reply ing to the emperor's reproof, has in formed his majesty that he was abso lutely right In his strictures, that he agreed with him in the statement that Alexander ought not to have published his father's "Recollections" and that Prince Alexander acted without hav ing consulted him. LAX DISCIPLINE CAUSED MUTINY ST. PETERSBURG, Oct. 9.—Th< committee appointed by Emperoi Nicholas to Investigate the causes oi the Sveaborg and Cronstadt mutinies found that the blame is largely attrib utable to the negligence and ineffi ciency of the officers. It is considered probable that several of the latter will be tried In court martial.