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edition. 1 LEWI iSTor 1 EVENING TELLER FEARLESS, BUT ALWAYS FAIR. rtiETlETH YEAR-NO. 247. LEWI8TON, IDAHO, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 1906 PRICE FIVE CENT». TANDARD OIL COM P'Y FOUND GUILTY urricanc in Havana Kills Many and Docs Great Damage TANDARD OIL FOUND GUILTY edict Retained by Jury After Being Out for 32 Hours JJRORS SING HYMNS. ♦ INDLAY, Ohio. Oct. 19.— ♦ ! ring the last two hours while ♦ ; jury was out awaiting the ♦ ining ovir of one reluctant ♦ , or to the verdict of "Guilty," ♦ jurors sang hymns. ♦ FJNDL.V Ï, Ohio, Oct. 19.—The ver Üet of the jury against the Standard Ii!,l /eomjiar.y <>f < d.io Is guilty of uon . racy again*", trade violation tvs sol . , it}] in tl. V dentine anil-tryst law! oif Chin The penalty is a fine of $50 ; ito *5,090, which may he repeated for each (lay of the offense or imprison ment for from six to twelve months. The company has given notice that it will file a motion for a new trial. The case will doubtless be carried to [the supreme court of Ohio. To the state, the suit, the verdict j -nd the ultimate appeal is important, j 'particularly because It Inflates an I firely new method of proceeding against the alleged rrade monopolies, that Is, by information and affidavit instead of by grand jury indictment. The jury was out 82 hours and the trial occupied seven days. FRENCH MINISTRY RESIGNS IN BODY PARIS, Oct. 19.—At a cabinet meet ing today Premier Sarrien informed Ms colleagues that he had transmitted Ms resignation to Preside.»*». v elMeres, ^hereupon the ministers resigned in a body. INVESTIGATE crooked work. I liante-; Arc That Magistrates Used Money to Have Cases Settled t NEW YORK. dec. 19.—The Grand " "" y hefr " n investigations today of the ■ (fges that one of the magistrates the city courts have been a party the us, ' ot money In obtaining con II »ions of the courts for the disposal «' eases without trial. '•Tor me« from ,u S BURNS ' Uls ,u, ' lll V Injured By Kx plosion Giki dine Stove Last Night. EVERETT, Wn„ «et. 19.—Btew * rt ^ 0ut2 a young actor died of burns 'jeehed here today from an explos ^ a ^ as °^ ne ctoye in the ofüKj« of Brandon Theater where he had sleeping last night. Houts was a -touut ol - Boise, Idaho. He was ter 7 burned. He was alone when n ' »«Went ocurred. JEALOUS, HE TAKES HER LIFE PORTLAND. Oct. 19.—Nellie Doyle, n J,a, lg p Wilson, an habutate of f ' '• " as killed this morning by v - n t Z Hose ' formerly a soldier In the th»' 1 States re Kular army. Hose cut ther, W ° man 8 throat with a raxor and t °' ,r rcndered himself to the eus u . 0 ° f the P°lJce. Hose declares the of „ " had accepted the attentions ov . F . n ^ ther man an< l had thrown him lost hl Cau ** h * b * en ,rtck *»<* hed had . m ° n " y - Th * Wilson woman Police record as a counterfeiter. CIUGUS RIDER IS SHOT: MAY DIE CINCINNATI, Oet. 19.—William Dutton, an old-time circus rider, known all over the civilized world, was the victim of an assaut on the street last night and may die from his injurie. Robbery is believed to have been the motive of the crime. I j ! I ! ; , 0. FENTON VISITS HERE . ; j j I Regarding Railroad Situa tion Portland Attorney Has Little to Sav Ken ton, one of the foremost : of Oregon, and attorney for w. n attorney the Southern Pacific interests In the state of Oregon, is hi Lewiston today. Tfe will take part this afternoon in the suit before Judge Stc.de regarding the ownership of the John Kvans farm. Although Mr. Kenton is an attorney of the Harrlman ltfterests he said this morning, that he wa,s not at all famil iar with tiie conditions in Idaho. "We are all of the same family," lie said, "but we each have our own work to do, and this Is entirely out of my territory." Asked for a possible explanation of the activity of the O. R. & N. and Northern Pacific surveyors in this ter ritory, and the probability of diplo matic relations having been severed between these two companies, he said: 'T have noticed by the papers that there Is some activity here, but aside from what I have read I know nothing of the condition." This is Mr. Fenton's first visit to Lewiston and In speaking of the ap pearance of the city, he said: "I am surprised to find such a pros perous little city here, and it has a great future. The building of the O. R. .& N. down the Snake river will undoubtedly be a great help to the city. It will mean a great deal both for freight and passenger traffic." Asked concerning the plans of the Oregon Short Dine and the probability of immediate construction down the river from Huntington. Mr. Fenton sald^ "I do not know of these plans either. I have heard that It will be a very hard and expensive road to build." NORTON'S WIFE TO IE WITH HIM Ablle, Kan., Oct. 19—Joseph Ralph Burton, former United States senator from Kansas will begin serving his six months' sentence at Ironton, Mo.. Monday next. Mrs. Burton will ac company her husband to Ironton and remain there during the confinement of her husband. Get License Wed. Licenses to wed have been granted to the fololwlng parties by County Au ditor Lydon Ellas I* Banta of Kendrick to Mr» Anna Johnson of Kansas City. Mo.* Thomas R. Romes or McPaul. Iowa, to Myrtte M. Triplett of Fletcher. Was Daughter of Bishop Potter. CROMWELL, Conn., October 1#.—It Is stated her* that Mrs. Laura Cowden s daughter of Bishop Henry Potter ■f New York committed suicide by hanging herself In a private sanitar ium her* Tuesday night. THE EARTH SHAKES IN SOUTH IDAHO Montpelier, Idah », Oct. 19.—A I sharp earthquake which occurred here j at 6:20 last evening was felt over a j ! wide area, points fifty miles north in I Idaho and fifty miles east of Wyoming of to a O. BIG FLURRY IN STOCK MARKET Gold Advances In London And Financial Centers Badly Effected. i London, Oct. VJ.~yh« Ranh if E (gland today raised the dlscoiÿit rale to 6 per cent. Not since November 7. 1 90, just before the Baring failure has the rate been put up to 0 per cent. Heavy demands for gold for .Egypt and the relapse of the Ameri can exchange is believed to have bet u responsible for the advance. WEAK MARKET IN NEW YORK Decline in* Largest Stock Is Consid erable—Values Slump. NEW YORK, Oct. 19.—Tile stock market today is weak and almost de moralized, many of the largest stocks declining considerably. The bulk of the heavy trading was on Union Fa ciflc, Reading, Copper and Steel stock. Commission houses sold heavily. The condition of the market was due to a raise in rates of discount in London. Extra declines reached: For Ana conda 70, Great Northern preferred 514, Union Pacific and General Elec tric 3%, Delaware & Hudson River 3%, Canadian Pacific 3Vi, Pullman 3 and Denver & Rio Grande,3t>4. Loss es ranging up to two points were gen eral. Bonds were weak. Depressing Effect in Boston. BOSTON, Oet. 19.—The weakness of the New York stock market, follow « ing a raise in the rate of discount to 6 per cent In England, resulted In A sympathetic depression In the Boston market. Prices on Bourse Advance. PARIS, Oct. 19.—Prices on the Bourse are heavy owing to the free selling due to the unexpected increase in the Bank of England's'rate from 5 to 6 per cent. N. Y. CENTRAL FINED HEAVILY New York, Oct. l'J.—Judge Holt In the United States circuit court impos ed a fine of $10.800 on the New York Central and Hudson River railroad tor granting rebates to Lowell M. Palmer, who has charge of the trans portation of the American Sugar Re fining company. The company was found-guilty on six counts on which the court imposed a fine of $17,000 each. Frederick P. Pomeroy, assistant traffic manager of the New York Central, was fined $1000 for each court. . Judge Holt criticised the practices of the rail roads. reporting the disturbance age was done. Montepelier is located In Rear Iatke county In the extreme southeastern part of the state. CUBA HAS MADE RAPID ADVANCES Edmund G.Vaugn of Havana Talks to Bankers at St. Louis Meeting. today, G. of the Natl -pri <f Cuba '1 City Bank, New Yorjc, j president; Edmund G. ! id'-nt of the National j Havana addressed j th convention un "Banking in Cuba..* At di" cl^.-e of the long succession , ,.f wars for independence,* he said, "Cuba was practically devastated, not j only in her crops, horses and cattle, i but also of her mills and machinery, i r mills and machinery. She not only had nothing to sell, but it was necessary to buy from the world everything, even to her provis- I ions. ''Today, her foreign commerce has reached more than 7200,000.009 per annum, with tiie balance of the trade in her favor. In other \8ords, she is producing for export in these few years more than $100,000,000 per an num. The United States today is selling something more than 50 per cent of Cuba's imports and Is buying over 90 (percent of ner exports. The present reciprocity treaty gives the states an advantage In duty, 20 per cent less than other countries. This has enabled the United States to ln crease her sales in that Island. The i reason Americans have not met with | 1, etter success In Cuba Is largely due to not studying the disposition of the people and their wants." BIG SHIPMENT OREGON CATTLE. Twenty Carloads of Pendleton Beef Stock Go to Seattle Market. PENDLETON, Oct. 19.—Last even ing a shipment of 20 carloads of beef cattle was made over the W. & C. R. to the Frey-Bruhn company of Seattle. Of the number shipped 320 heady were purchased from »Valter S. Brown of izee. Grant county. Of these 227 head were steers and the average weight of the herd was 1,160 pounds. The re maineder of the shipment consisted of 84 head purchased from stocknfen in this vicinity. . . All of the cattle were purchased re cently by J. C. Lonergan, buyer for the Frey-Bruhn people, and other big shipments are to follow Immediately. FIRE SMOLDERS SINCE APRIL 20 San Francisco, Oct. 19.--Fire to j lay destroyed an uninsured stock of Pianos valued at *76.000 in the store, rooms of Koehler & Chase. It I« , believed by the fire department that ! the fire was* caused by the debris smouldering since the site of the ware j house was swept by * he great fire of April 20. ' " --- Sets New World Record. BELMONT PARK, Oet. 19. — A new worlds record was |»et her today when Lady Vera went six and one YuK furlongs In 1:1« $-$. GOAT SERVICE BEGIN SUNDAY W. Mount, kfal agent of the O. R. & N.. received word today that the boat service would be started between Lewiston and R a paria commencing Sunday. The Spokane will make a trip up from Raparia Sunday and a five-day service fill lie maintained from that date. LEGAL GIANTS BATTLE ARRAY Prominent Attorneys Will Argue Suit Before Judge Steele j ! --- j a battle of legal giants was opened j this afternoon before Judge Steele in j.the district court. W. D. Fenton of , Portland, one of the foremost attorneys of the state of Oregon, is here to rep j i'csent the defending' interests, and i * nitecl States Senator W. B. Heyburn, i uf Wallaco * known as one of the ablest attorneys I f the wes', will fight the ease for Yhe plaintiff. The case is a contest between the two great irrigation copanies of Lew iston. and Involves a suit for title to I 4-X0 acres of land forming a tract popu- ! larly known as the Evans ranch. The suit Is brought by G. W. j Thompson of this city. His claim is \ that tie had an agreement with Wal- ' ter Burns of the Balfour-Guthrie com pany of Portland for the purchase of the.tract of land at a price of *100 1 per acre or $4S.OOO. The land was afterward sold to the Lewiston Sweet water Irrigation company for *50.000. Mr. Thompson now contends that his option was operative at the time the sale was made and In the suit i asks for *50,000 damages or the spe | «*»« Performance of the contract. Some fine points of law are Involved and the case will be carefully fought out. A number of witnesses have been subpoenaed and it Is thought the trial will take at least two days' time. _i_ JUVENILES WILL PLAY FOOTBALL The boys of the grammar g-ades of the Lewiston public school have or ganized, a »hot ball team, anil will play their Mi-ut game Saturday afierncOA at the high school grounds with tht Ularkston second elevent. Admission will be free The line-up of the Lewiston team; Center, Ted Ward; quai ttvbao.T, Nolan Sprague; fullback, John Hurt man; right halfback, Charl>3 Tlggle back; left halfback, U. Tlggleback; right end, Moses Grostehi: left end, Tmery Ganes; right tackle, Chester Inman; left tackle, Walter Holenstein: right guard, Jack Phillips; '-ft guard, Harry MaNamara. Jack Edmunson is coaching the team. . .. _ _ j In tne District Court. A dlvorce was , , ranted to Mrs. Roxey R Eaton from E , mer E Eaton th „ , <ll8tr , ct coun thls mornlnK . ! parties live In Lewiston. They were married at Lapwai In 1899 and have j thtee children, the care of which was given to the mother. ' Judgment was entered this morning in favor of G. W. Tannahill agalnat j. D. King, for the sum of $11«..* A judgment of divorce ■«tas entered In favor of the plaintiff In the case of Johh W. Klllenger vs. Olive A. Killen sk HEAVY DAMAGE IN WIND STORM Hundreds Killed In Cuba Battleship Brooklyn Driven Ashore. NEW YORK, Oct. 19.— The Evening Telegram prints a dispatch from Ha vana reporting more than a hundred dead from a cyclone there. The cruiser Brooklyn was torn from her moorings and thrown upon the shore. . NF.W YORK. Oct. 19.—Reports from Florida hidiente that the hurricane was furious do■( ; tiie southeast coast end severe (lainage there Is appre hended. a man that arrived today from Fort Pierce, lfd) miles south of Miami, says that (her- has been great damage to houses and buildings n'o'ng the cna-st. Th wfiol, American licet was men of thus killed 94 ^f them I ! j \ ' were natives while «sixteen were for eign residents. More than 10/ tets at Camp Columbia were lown down. Houses were unroofed and one troop er was fatally hurt. Fortunately the storm gave every 1 rnly about half ar. hours warning, and when the blast arrived, the ma tines on the shove had sought shelter on' the war ships. All but the Brook lyn rode out of the storm. , These In cluded the Minneapolis, the Texas, the Denver, the Prairie Queen. It is feared that there has been great less of life in the Interior, especially at Pillar del U1o. li'he wind Is es timated to have blown eighty miles an hourr. The damage to shipping will be Immense. f 1 t j j 1 ! WESTERN UNION HAS 1» DEAD Says I giss of Life Not So Great—Heavy Dainugc to Property. NEW YORK. Oct. 19. — Western j tJn,on a<lvlceH d<> no * 80 *"*vy i a JOSH of 1,fe at Havan * " 8 reported j ' ,,v Evening I elegram, The * t in, P an 5' s dispatches say nineteen * !Ves were lost so far as known, and that rt,ilny were ,n JPred. The loss to | property wus very heavy. The West Jem Union says the wind blew eighty rade» an hour and the streets flowed with rivers of water. Brooklyn is Floated. Washington. Oct. 19.—Secetary Bon a pate has been unofficially noti fied that the cruiser Brooklyn has been floated and is ail right. Cable Working to Havana. NEW YORK, Oct. 19.-—Cable com munication with Havana has been re sumed. Hundred Dead in Russian Wreck ST. PETERSBURG, Oct. 19.— It Is reported that a hundred persons were either killed or injured in a railroad accident at Oka, on the Moscow-Kar sk line. BURNED ALIVE AS THEY SLEEP BIRMINGHAM. Ala., OcL 19.—Ten men were burned to death, two per hai»s fatally injured, and a third seri ously as the result of a fire which de stroyed the boarding house conducted by Mrs. L. E. Watley on Third aveaua early this morning. There were $1 boarders in the house, almost all of whom were street-car employes. In addition there were three members of the Watley family, all of which arc aeeomunted for.