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LEWISTON EVENING TELLER FEARLESS, BUT ALWAYS FAIR. YEAR-NO. 243. LEWISTON, IDAHO, MONDAY. OCTOBER 15, 1906. PRICE FIVE CENTS SURVEYORS WORK OUT FROM PECK Engineer Cobb Runs Line lip South Bank of the Clearwater The presence of Engineer Cobb and i a party of railroad surveyors at Peck : has renewed a discussion of the rall ro ad situation which occupied a great oeal of attention in northern Idaho all last winter. j C. Peterson, editor of the Peck gun , was in the city this morning, M d he states that Engineer Cobb and party began work at the mouth of Big Canyon and are going up the aouth bank of the Clearwater river toward Oroflno. May Tack on the Milwaukee. "It is the supposition among the people of Peck," said Mr. Peterson, "that these men will go up the Clear water until they reach the point where the Milwaukee quit lest spring, either for the purpose of a joint road with the Milwaukee or to hold the right of way and preventing the latter road from entering the lower Clearwater ralley." When asked If the baggage of the crew had on It the name of the O. R. A N.,.Mr. Peterson said he had heard such a report, but could not confirm It 'The crew has a large amount of baggage and provisions, and this givçs the Impression that the men are out for work that will require several months' time. "Peck was established as an O. A N. town when the fight between the Northern Pacific and the O. R. Sc N. was on a few years ago. At that time the O. R A N. announced Its Inten tion of building to the Camas Prairie and tbe Q. R. & N. purchased the tight of way and a depot site at Peck." Cobb Was Hors Last Summer. Engineer Cobb was in Lewiston and Clarkston early this summer, when it was the supposition that he was In the employ of the O. R. & N. com pany. The announcement that the Northern Pacific refuses to permit the 0. R. & N. to store steel and timber on the former's right of way near the Clearwater bridge now building leads to the belief that the compact lor a joint traffic agreement In the Clearwater valley has been broken. and that it is again war to the finish be tween the two railway systems for the traffic of the Clearwater country. •EARS 0. R. A N. LETTERS. Engineer in Charge la Inquiring for Cook to Work All Winter. Social to Evening Teller. ORANGEVILLE. Idaho. Oct. 15 — Wford comes here from Peck that four ***• Opposed to be In the employ of t* 1 » O. R. g N. company, arrived there last week from Seattle, having org Inally come from Portland. There were four men originally and *ft*r reaching Peck they employed 10 more men and have given notice that they want to hire a cook for the wln |* r season. The bpggage of the men '» lettered "O. R. A N." The surveyors left the old line of "•O- R. A N. at the mouth of Rig ~*®Ton and are working slowly up «Ram. , DOCKER WILL GET APOLOGY ' N ' 1 ' u - n '. Oct. 15.—Lawyers repre er« 1 he Alma * ated Press Publlsli w .' tl ' l ' t-ondon magazine which f ' Kk hard Crocker brought suit f 1 ama kes because of alleged de „. al " r > statements made in an artl whi h*^* Tanmiany ln England," In ins' Croker was charged with hav in ' 1 hi * ° fflce ** chief of T » m * Profit ha " for T >ur P° Be * of financial t'xlav thC AsBocl * ted V ™* 9 aettlèd thC CaS * ha * been amlcab! y *etti ° Ut ° f court - The terms of dr,* "• — — Londr. I' Jm other "° urceB that the withdrL ^"* 1 "* wBI prlnt * f "U Plained » °* th * »Tutement com of and apollglze. SHIP STOCK FROM STITES. Cattle and Hogs Being Sent to Coast Markets—Cars Are Scarce. Special tr> Evening Teller. ORANGEVILLE, Idaho, Oct. 15.— I Canfield & Wyatt shipped a bunch of fine cattle to the coast markets last j week, and this morning E. r>. Sweet j started a bunch of hogs to Stites. j Shipments have been delayed because ! of a scarcity of cattle cars on the j Clearwater Shoi4 line. i : BURTON SETS NO NEW TRIAL Former Kansas Senator Must Serve Term in Prison WASHINGTON, Oct. 15.—The su preme court of the United States to day denied the petition of former United States Senator Burton of Kan sas for a rehearing of the case in which he is under sentence of impris onment and fine, after being convicted of accepting an attorney's fee In a case in Which the government, was interested while he was serving as senator. WILL GO AT ONCE TO PRISON Burton Anxious to Have Ordeal Over —He Has Nothing to Say. ABILINE, Kan.«., Oct. 15.—Burton refused to discuss the refusal of the supreme court of the United States to grant him a rehearing. It is stated from an authoritive source that he has communicated with his attorneys, asking that his term of Imprisonment begin at the earliest possible moment. END IS NEAR FOR GASTRO PORT èF SPAIN, Oct. 15.—Accord ing to the latest advieea from Caracas, the condition af President Castro ie alarming. It is aeeerted ha can no longer apeak. His death will oeeur in a few days. Newspapers at Cara cas are suppressing tho news. MULL SHORT OVER MILLION TORONTO, Oct 15.—General Man aged McGill of the wrecked Ontario bank admits a shortage \>f $1,260,000. McGill admits, speculating without the knowledge of the directors, who claim his speculations ran the gamut of the' New York market and were even carried into the wheat pit at Chicago. EFFORT SETTLE GRAIN «TRIKE Mayor af Portland Names Commission of Beattie Men. PORTLAND. Oct. 15.—Mayor Lane has decided to appoint a commission of Seattle men to settle the strike of the grain handlers. He will select a member from among the strikers, one from among the exporters and they will name the third man on the 'board. The strike has been an em barrassing one to the shipping of the port SOCIAL COMMITTEE TO MEET Young People of Presbyterian Churoh Will Renew Their Work. The social committee of the Presby terian Christian Endeavor will hold th* first meeting of the season tomor row ettonlng at 8 o'clock at the home of" Miss Saille Croxler at the comer of Fourth avenue and Fourth street, on Normal h«t They will probably make arrangements ta continue the social events begun last season and which were so popular with the young folk of the town. j »•a ; ■ ■V"'* 8ENATOR W. B. HEYBURN. Who Will Deliver a Political Address at the Temple Theater, Tuesday Night, October 16. Night, REV. SAM JONES OIES SUDDENLY MEMPHIS, Oct. 15.—Sam Jones, the noted evangelist, dropped dead on a train near Little Rock today. HAD BEEN HOLDING SERVICES. Reviiist, It Is Believed, Was Taken Suddenly lilt and Started Home. OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 15—Sam Jones had been holding revivaK'&erv lces here the past two weeks and was to have addressed an audience yester day, but he disappeared. He went fi;om his hotel to the railroad stat'on without notifying anybody. He had been speaking In an unfinished hall. It Is believed he became suddenly *11 and had started for horn. MINING CONGRESS AT DENVER Four Governors Scheduled to Make Addressee This Week. DENVER, Colo., Oct. 15.—Every thing Is in readiness for the opening tomorrow of the annual meeting of the American Mining congress. Four governors will be present at the open ing. in addition to mine owmers, ex perts and others representing all the prominent mining regions of America. A glance gt the program shows the representative character of the com ing meeting. Governor Pardee of Cal ifornia will dlscusse the prevention of mining frauds of state legislation. Joseph T. Comforth of Seattle will tell of mining In Alaska and Horace J. Stevens of Houghton, Mich., will speak on the subject of copper and copper mining. The copper deposits of Washington will be discussed by A. W. McIntyre of Everett, Wash., and other experts will tell of the mineral resources of Utah, Nevada, Colorado, Missouri and other regions. Pay Out «15^)00 in Warranta. ORANGEVILLE, Idaho, Oct. 15.-r The county commissioners have finish ed their work for the session and have placed In circulation about $15,000 in county warranta Chicago Wheat Markst. CHICAGO, Oct. 15.—Wheat—De cember, 7414c: Mar, 78%c. Satur day's quotations: Wheat—December, 75%e; May, 7$«$c. SEN. HEYBURN HERE TUESRAY NIGHT United States Senator W. R Hey burn will address the people of Lew iston tomorrow night at the Temple theater on the political Issues of the present campaign. Senator Heybum, although weak from his long sickness, is entering vigorously Into the present campaign, and has commanded large audiences whenever he has spoken. His pre sentation of the political issues Is masterly and strong. His address Is one of education rather than of argu ment. In his campaign at other pointa AFTER WITNESSES IN LAND CASES Marshal Shattner has been busy for the past few days serving subpoenas on witnesses who will appear ln the land fraud trials At Moscow during the next term of the federal court. The work has been conducted quiet ly, and only today did the informa tion leak out here that the work has has been going on. Approximately 14 subpoenas had been served up unt*] Saturday night, and there are still large number to serve. S. F. O'Fallon, special agent of the secretary of the Interior, Is expected to return tomorrow from Boise, where he has been looking after land matters In connection with the south Idaho land frauds. , ELLIOTT'S HORSES WIN PUR8E8 Both Animal* Make Good Roeord on tho Traok at Davonport. CLARKSTON, Wash., Oct. 15— Zella Norte and Nellie E., the two harness horses belonging to W. A. El liott of this city, are winning their share of the purses offered on the cir cuit. When last heard from at Dav enport, Nellie E. took second place In the 2:23 pace on Wednesday, winning $250 purse. She took second place in the free-for-all on Saturday, win ning another $250 purse by'running the mile ln 2:21%. Zella Norte on Friday took second place ln the 2:40 pace or trot, winning a $200 purse. The horses are being driven by Ben Elliott, a brother of W. A. Elliott. Green Will Poll Big Vet*. J. E. Greene, sheriff and candidate for auditor and recorded on the re publican ticket in Idaho county. Is a visitor ln the city. Mr. Greene, who has a reputation throughout the northwest for efficiency as an officer Is making a strong race for auditor of hia county. Guilty af Pasting Rad Checks. Arraigned this morning before the circuit court, A. B. Carse of Culd'sac, pleaded guilty to a charge of obtain ing money under false pretenses. The sentence has not yet been announced. Carse passed worthless checks on Con Deneen, a well known saloon man, to the extent of $17.50, and was arrested some weeks ago. j ie has usually discussed the prln- ! ?lples of the republican party, and has showed In a clear and forceful manner their application to govern ment. He answers but few of the so called Issues raised from the other side, and makes little argument. « His presentation of the ground principles Is so clear as to call for no explana tions or arguments, and to admit of no rebuke. The temple theater will he appro priately decorated and a large audl en ce Is expected to bear the senator. VESSELS TOWED SAFELY OFF No Damage Done Either—Ran Sand Pit to Avoid Collision. an th 15.—The otia, which harbor last nicht to avoid colliding with each other were towed off today at high tide without trouble. The Scotia is lumber laden and the Roanoke carried --■> passengers. Neither vessel was In danger at any time. SEEKS SHARE IN MILLIONS I i j j Will Involving Claim to $60,000,900 PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 15 —After « great contest to have declared invalid the will of the late William Weight man, the millionaire chemist, who died leaving an estate of about $60, 000,000, the case was called for hear ing today before Judge Ashman In the orphans' court. The fortune Is left entirely to his daughter, Mrs . Anne Weightinan Walker. Suit to set aside the will was filed by Mrs. Jones Wlster, who was a daughter-in-law of Mr. Weight man. j Effort Being Made to Break I I I I | ! Mrs. Wister, on behalf of her minor daughter, Martha Weightman, claim ed that Weightman left a codicil* to hie will amply providing for hts granddaughter and other heirs. Mrs. Walker denied that such a codicil ex-' Ists and says the will just probated wa$r her father's last will and expres sion of hts desires in the matter... If the will is broken, five grand daughters and a grandson of Weight man wlll^ be benefltted. The first Witness: called by the con testant 'was W. A.* Hopper, 76 years ef age, who was manager of the ac counts and • credits for the firm of Powers & Weightman. He was an unwilling witness, but when threaten ed with contempt of court he answer ed questions as to what gifts he had received from Mrs. Walker. He first said he had received his salary up to the time the firm had been taken over*' by another company. He then ad mitted receiving $20 for each year he had been with the firm, a total of $860. and amitjed a further gift of $5,000. and finally, after being threat ened again with contempt, reluctantly admitted having received from Mrs. Walker $100,000. This caused a sensation. Hopper had been a witness to Welghtman's last will. August 1. 1905. He had witnessed the signing, of two other papers prior to the signing of the last will. These he believed were a will and codicil, but he was not sure. On cross-examination Hopper ex pressed the belief that Weightman's mental condition was perfect when the will was signed. Edward T. Davis, Weightman'« private secretary, also witnessed the 1905 will. He also said Weightman's mental condition was good. Mrs. Walker was cnHed and testi fied that her father's first will was executed in 1S88. She understood it divided the estate equally between herself and two brothers. Later her father changed the will, leaving all to her. She expressed a disapproval of her father's act, and ajsked what she was to do with the estate should she survive'him. To this he replied "Do as you please; I know you love your nelces and nephews." The witness said Mrs. Wlster had j attempted to Injure her In the eyes of j her father. ; The case was postponed on motion j of Mrs. Wlster's attorney. There is I rumor of a compromise. This, how j ever, is denied by Mrs. Walker's at toreys. the Kiel, ceeds a ter paid" was the gave to the of the ly Mrs. W'Ister and her attorneys dis- j appeared Immediately with no ex planation of a sudden change. Payette Ranch Sells for $7,500. PAYETTE. Idaho, Oct. 15—Four good sales of property were closed up this week, probably aggregating con siderably more than $16.000. One of the E. A. Stegner Improved 40 acre ranches on the Payette bench changed hands for a consideration 'of $7,500. The purchaser was J. G. Nel son of Woodbine, Iowa. a GUESTATWEDDING Bertha Krupp, Daughter of Gunmaker, Weds Young Bohlen=ltalbach ESSEN, Germany, Oct 15. —In the presence of Emperor William and 140 guests, many of whom were ropresen tatives of the Imperial faintly, Frau lein Bertha Krupp was married today to Lieutenant Gustav von Bohlen Halback. The ceremony took place ln a little Improvised chapel adjoining the bride's birthplace, the villa Hugel Hugel. The ceremony was performed by tbe pastor of the"neighborlng vil lage of Krupp, where the bride has long worshipped. f Workmen Enjoy a Holiday. The great Krupp works ln Essen were closed and the thousands of workmen given a holiday ln honor of the wedding. The city council of Ea sen proclaimed a holiday, and houses and business places were decorated. A deputation of the Krupp employes attended the wedding by special In vitation and the first burgomaster headed a municipal delegation repre senting the city of Essen. The bride of today is undoubtedly the richest heiress In the world. By the will of her father, who died No vember 22, 1902, the works at Essen, Kiel, Madgeburg, Oberhausen, and elsewhere, the total value of which ex ceeds $50,060,600. were converted Into a limited liability company with $3,200.000 capital. The eldest daugh ter holds 159,996 shares In the com pany, and her mother and younger sister, Barbara, are otherwise pro vided for. The last divided was of $2,400,000, nearly all of which was paid" to Bertha §s the largest share holder. The bridegroom, Herr Gustavus von Bohlen -Halback, Is 36 years old and was born at The Hague, where his father was minister of the grand duchy of Baden. The family has ex tensive estates In Baden and also large interests In the United States. Generous Gifts to Workmen. The young couple announced before the wedding that a Joint gift of $200,000 had been given to the work men's , Invalid fund and Mrs. Krupp gave notice that she had donated $250,000 to the same fund In addition to 125 acres ef land an which to build economical and model dwellings for the workingmen. Knight* of Father Mathew. CHICAGO, 111., Oct. 15—The su preme council of Knights of Father Mathew began Its biennial session In Chicago today with an attendance of about 200 members. More than ordi nary Interest attaches to the present meeting because of the fact that It marks the sliver jubilee anniversary of the supreme council. Preceding the opening today there was a street parade. In which the members of the council and the companies of the uni formed rank of Chicago and 8t. Louts took part. Heavy Snow at the Hump. UnoMaf *n Vtwstnf ORANGEVILLE. Idaho, Oct. 15.— Reports from Buffalo Hump and Elk City state that a deep fall of snow oc curred the latter part of the week. MANY CONVICTS AT PENITENTIARY BOISE, Idaho, Oct. 15,—The month ly report of Warden Whitney of the penitentiary shows an increase In ln j mates of five during the month. At the beginning of the month there were 218 inmates. During the month 10 were received and five discharged, leaving 223 on September 30. Four of the five discharged had completed their time. The fifth was Steve Adams, released on a writ of habeas corpus. Of the ten new prisoners flue are from Bannock and three from Cas sia county. Subjoined to the report la a statement showing that the supplies Issued to the warden for the use of his family totaled $49.11.