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LEWISTON EVENING TELLER TEARLESS. BUT ALWAYS FAIR. THIRTIETH YEAR—NO. 302. LEWISTON, IDAHO, WBONESDAY, DECEMBER 26, 1906. PRICE FIVE CENT* SIDNEY SLOANE COMMITTED TO PENITENTIARY SPOKANE, Wash., Dec. 26.—Sidney Sloane, the younm man who slew his father, is not to go free. Though the jury Saturday pronounced Sloane not guilty by reason of insanity. Judge W. A. Huneke at noon ordered he be taken to the Walla Walla penitentiary and there remain until further orders of the court. Judge Huneke s*at r d his action was taken for the sâfety of the community, it having been shown the prisoner's insanity, 1« of a permanent character, and that he might become violent at any time. The court announced he had no power to dictate to the warden of the prison as to his method of treating the prisoner. Sloanè seemed depressed today. HOISTS SAILORS BY HANDCUFFS Captain Uses Them As Medicine for len With Sprained Wrists PORTLAND,' Ore., Dec. 2«.— Otto Schroeder, a aallor of the British bark HMskoka, says that Captain McDonald introduced sdfne novel and peculiar treatments for ailments of his crew on t.'.e way to Portland. He says tÇat when he was suffering from a sprain* ed wrist be wap handcuffed and sus pended by the wrists in midair and kept there until he was so exhausted as not to feel the insignificant pain of the wrist. , * The salldrs declare /that they speak only the truth when telling of the re ai ment they received on the way from Hamburg to Portland, and they assert words are Inadequate to clearly de scribe the real conditions that existed on board of the windjammer while she bowled along toward the Columbia river. The Muskoka Is discharging cement at Columbia dock, but the majority of the crew are refusing to turn to for the time being. They have lodged com plaint against the captain with the British consul and promise to lay bare some sensational facts if the matter Is taken up. If not, they will probably secure a lawyer and attempt to bring the matter before the courts here. Gave Men Medioine. Otto Schroeder this morning told how he had been mistreated by the captain. He said that after suffering from a sprained wrist for several days be went to the skipper and asked for liniment from the ship's chest. "I'll give you medicine,"* Bchroeder •ays the captain exclaimed, and then, asking him to put out his hands, clasped a pair of handcuffs on him. "As soon as handcuffed, the captain took me into the sailroom and had me hoisted up by the hands," said the sail or - "I was kept suspended by the wrists, one of which had already been sprained, for 10 minutes. We were kicked and sworn at all the time, and 1 n .ver heard such vile language used even at sea ag that on board the Mus koka." Bchroeder says a number of the mdn •re Germans who were signed at Ham burg, the other members being British ers. One of the Englishmen was also cruelly treated, If the stories told by Kb« crew are true. He, too, it Is said, *'as suspended In midair while hand ruffed. Bchroeder Is a German, ap parently of more than ordinary in digence. ATTEND SESSIONS OB BET NO PAT WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 «.— Repreaen t4tlve Gains will call the attention, of congress to the statute of 1*6* pro vl< »ng for the forfeiture of per diem ,or bon -attendance upon the sessions of congre*« «ufeas for good cause, Wch ae sickness, etc. Mr. Gains will demand the enforcement of the law. • X USE PITCHFORKS TO FIGHT DUEL Grooms Quarrel Over Tips, and One of Them Is Killed. NEW YORK, Dec. 26.—Two grooms in a fashionable riding academy ^fought a duel with pitchforks in which Thomas Connolly was fatally injured by James Cassidy. The latter was ar rested. The men quarrelled over the amount of tips received and over the possession of a pitchfork. SMUGGLING JAPS INTO COUNTRY Hordes of Thom Flocking to Border of Rio Grande. EL PASO, Texas. Dec. 26.—Japan- ese are flocking to the Rio Grande bor- der In an attempt to get into the United States. Most of them are penniless. It is said the men are discharged sol- diers from the Japanese army. Many are being smuggled across the border. ENJOINE8 G. N. STOCK ISSUANCE Attorney General Young Temporarily Blocks Board of Directors. ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 26.—Attorney General Young today brought a suit of Injunction restraining the Great Northern railroad from issuing the 2(6,000,000 worth of new stock recent- ly authorised by the "board of directors. Shah Near Unto Death. TEH ARAN, Dec. 2«.— The condition of the shah is worse. His death is ex- pected any time. MAGABA FALLS .WASHINGTON, Dec. 26.—Secretary Taft Is preparing to take up for final disposition the complex .proposition presented to him under the terms of the Burton act relative to the con servation of the water of the Nlagaria river, so as to prevent the sacrifice of the falls to commercial interests. Grave constitutional questions are involved. The attorney for the power companies insist that the national government has no right to regulate the disposition of the waters of any streams, save where the navigation thereof is concerned a feature not in volved in the case of the Niagarla Falls. The right of the United States to regulate the admission of currents of electricity generated on the Cana dian side has not been challenged, and the secretary intends first to address himself to thase features. Licanaad to Marry. Marriage licenses have bean Issued by the auditor's office to George G. Carlisle of Coeur d'Alene, and Miss Lulu Showalter of Moscow, and Japies F. Galloway and Miss Carline Albe, both of Kendrick. Chicago Wheat Market. CHICAGO, Dec. 26.—The wheat quo tations today were: December, 73%e; May, 77%e. - Raymond Kennedy, a student of the W. S. C. at Pullman, Is visiting rela tives In the city. SCOOBA TROUBLE QUIETING DOWN MEMPHIS, Tenn., Dec. 26.—C. H. Langston, the railroad agent at Scooba, Miss., wired the Associated Press that at 10:30 o'clock this morn ing all was quite at Scooba and vicin ity. JACKSON, Miss., Dec. 26.—Governor Yard aman said today that hia latest advices f/*»m Scooba, the scene of the race trouble, were exaggerated. He will hold the militia there, however, until he Is sure all has quieted down. J. 8. Bklnner arrived In/the city this morning 'from Hilliard, and will spend the holiday week with friends here. BANK WRECKED BY SEVEN WOMEN Keep Double Set of Books and Get Away With WAYNESBURG, Pa., Dec. 26.—Sev- en women clerks, it is alleged, wrought the series of forgeries by which the Farmers & Drovers' bank was robbed ! of $ 1 , 000,000 and brought to complete . Fuin - j -An investigation of the books has revealed an amazing state of affairs. ' -, - , I No .ess than eight separate sets of ! ledgers were kept, and only one, that in j the sole possession ot J. B. P. Rine hart, showed the real status of the in stitution. Already the failure is de- j scribed as one of the worst in the his tory of banking in Pennsylvania. | The facts involving the seven sus- j pected women have been arranged for presentation to Owen T. Reed, a spe . , . „ ^ ^ clal agent of the department of Jus- I tice. who is expected to arrive tomor-I row. A preliminary inquiry has been com pleted by Bank Examiner John B. i Cunningham, who before leaving for his home admitted he was astonished by the ingenuity and daring with which the bank had been looted. He said half the story of the failure had not heen told, and that the rumors in circulation did not approach the seriousness ef the situation. Cunningham expressed the belief that a criminal information would be made against the clerks, although he believed they were guilty only of con structive forgery. SISTERS FIGHT A FATAL DUEL Cuban Balias Use Revolvers for Hand ef Man Both Leva. HAVANA, Dec. 26.—Reports of a duel between two sisters have reached here. Maria and Carmen Hidalknes lived on a farm near Las Lajas. Not far away, on another plantation, work ed a handsome chap named Jungnillo, with whom both girls were In love. Junanlilo seems to have divided his attentions and the sisters had their first open quarrel about the young man a few days ago and next morning left the house together at daylight. Carmen came back clone. Investi gation showed that the sisters had taken revolvers -md had gone to a lonely tobacco field, one to live and the othe- to die. The rural guards were Informed by neighbors who heard the story, and a search revealed the body of Maria on an adjoining estate. The sisters had previously been de voted to each other. Juanillo has dis appeared. RISK LIVES FOR SAKE OF OTHERS SUps Go Ashore on Eng* iish Coast in Severe Snow Storm LONDON. Dec. 8«.— The British metropolis Is covered with two inches of snow. Advices from th^ country are that deep drifts are interfering with transportation. Several schooners were wrecked on the coast in blinding snow storms. The steamer Haseldene struck a rock and sank off Cloughey. The crew was rescued after heroic work on the part of the lifeboat men. Another lifeboat crew rescued the crew of the schooner Ringleader off Dun geness. FOREIGN OFFICE MEDDLES NOT Takas No Part in Appaal About Mon tagnini's Expulsion. PARIS, Dec. "26.—The foreign office has issued a second and most cate gorical denial that it has made any reply of any sort regarding the Vati can's protest to the powers on the sub ject of the. expulsion of Monslgnor Montagnlnl. RUSHING CARS FROM TERMINALS Pennsylvania Trying Hard to Relieve Shortage in the East PHILADELPHIA, its efforts to provide Pa., Dec. sufficient 26.—In ■ars to ! SUPply the d(,,nands of shippers on its . bnes ' the Pennsylvania railroad has j P ald great attention to the problem of getting cars out of terminals as ' __ „„ ... „ I rapjdlj as possible, for there is where ! , j the prInclpal dela y s occur. The audit at the Baltimore terminal for Septem ber 27th showed that the cars sent out j . ° n * 3t date had been in the terminal | 811 avera Be of 8.86 days. On October j 11 thls was reduced to 6.07, and on Oc tober 18 to 5.95 days. The North Phil „ adelphia yards on September 6th I . 8he ' Ved a d * tention «•« days; on October 11th 5.72 and on October 18th, 5 03 - i I n Pittsburg, where there is usually the greatest congestion and the freight most difficult to move, August 16th showed a detection of 8.19 days, Au gust 30th 6.65 days, Septèmber 13th. 6.06, October 4th, 5.90, October 11th 5.56 and October 25th, 6.08 days. Another element which has contrib uted to the facilitation of movement has been the rule that box cars shall be loaded full, doing away with tha movement of cars regard les of ton nage. This .means a little delay to an individual shipper, but it tneans a much greater convenience to all ship pers. The Pennsylvania lines east have apolnted a committee of 20 employes to expediate the repair of cars, so that ail cars needing repair will be out of service the shortest possible time. The committee consists of master me chanics. superintendents of motive power, train masters, * yard masters, and even assistant yard masters. The Altoona office reported on October 29th the repairing of 12,004 cars In all the freight shops of the companies east and west, the largest day's work of the kind ever done except on October 1st when the figure was 12.068. While it is true that even with th, extraordinary precautions that have been taken there Is still a great de mand for additional cars on parts of the Pennsylvania System, the fact should be noted that the traffic has been so regulated that all the actual demands for the necessities of ' life have been met, and no one on the sys tem is suffering because of the lack of cars; only inconvenience has been feit by shipeprs and consignees, owing to the entire .country is enjoying. TROLLEY WRECK KILLSFOUR MEH Passenger and Work Train Meet in Deep Cat Near Tacoma TACOMA, Wash., Dec. 26.—An in terurban passenger and a work tran collided a mile north of Milton, near Edgewood, at 8 o'clock this morning. Four persons were killed and 16 in jured. A flagman was sent ahead of the work train to stop the passenger, but did not do so, and the trains came to gether on a sharp grade in a deep cut. Two flat cars were piled onto the first passenger car, crushing it into splin ters. The flagman, whose alleged careless ness caused the wreck, cannot be found. Dead : GEORGE ROSS, cosductor. WILLIAM OUTON, motorman. Fatally Injured—William Harris. The "third rail" man and four of the Injured are in a serious condition. to H. O. Roden arrived last evening from a visit ta Alaska. He comes here to visit his brother, F*. W. Roden. He is en route to the gold fields of Ne vada. It was an unexpected visit. T. RICHARDSON TO ADVISE PROMOTION CLUD Tom Richardson, the manager of the Parkland Commercial club, is go ing to make Lewiston another visit within the next week or ten days. This time he comes to give the Lewiston Clarkston Promotion club some point ers as to how to go to work to secure a population of 100,000 for Lewiston and Clarkston by 1915. The fact that Mr. Richardson is soon to visit this city was made public at noon today at the meeting of the twen ty-one committee, which met at the Bollinger hotel. Besides making that announcement, the committee author ized the appointment of two commit tees, one from each city, whose duty it will be to solicit funds for the fur therance of the work of the club. The personnel of the two committees fol low: - Lewiston— O. A. Kjos, W. F. Ketten bach, A. S. Stacy, H. W. Johnson, Mark Means and Howard Howe Clarkston—Mayor-elect Yount, R. B. Hooper and Grenville Holbrook. During the progress of the meeting the statement was made that it had been expected that Mr. Richardson would be in Lewiston tomorrow, but business of a pressing nature detain ed him in Portland. It is not exactly known when he will arrive in this city. It Is expected that his visit will not be deferred more than a week or ten days. There was a general discussion at today's meeting of several plana for boosting and advertls lng the two cities relative to Increasing their popu lation. No decisive action was taken on any of them, it bating the concensus of opinion that they should first be re ferred to Mr. Richardson. J ; I ! I SMUCGLEO GOODS FOUND ON OHIO / NEW YORK, Dec. 26.—The battle ship Ohio, Just home from the far east was raided by treasury officials of the United States at Brooklyn navy yard last week and the news of the affair has just leaked out. Wholesale smug gling was discovered and big seizures of smuggled goods were made. Sailors and marines as well as many officers, went about with sad faces mourning the loss of silks, cigars, art works and other costly goods from China, Japan and other Oriental ports. The raid was led by Special Treas ury Agent Ralph W. Clayton, in charge of the confidential work of the treas ury department in matters relating to customs. The Ohio brought in enough curios and rare works of art from the east to start several stores on Fifth avenue. From sterp to stern and from the up per deck away to the plates at the bottom it seems that there was no place that did not hide some article of value. It is rumored that several ar rests were made as a result of the sei zures. but this is denied. Certain officers were placed In * very uncomfortable position by the discov eries of the treasury officials. ' One of the officers was not only caught in the deliberate lie, according to authentic report, but was expose^ in an attempt to smuggle a chest filled with the fin est silks of China and with other arti cles of great value. NO ACCOUNTING FROM HAMILTON NEW YORK, Dec. 26.—The demur rers interposed by Andrew Hamilton to the complaint of the New York Life Insurance company, in its suit to com pel him to account for $574,250 re ceived and distributed by him on be half of the company, were sustained today by Judge Blshoff in the supreme court. Tha company is given ^permission to amend its complaint upon the payment of costs. r, -0 --—— Miss "Lauretta Bender" mtla daugh ter of John Bender, left for Spokane this morning to spfcnd the holidays with her cousins. TURN AGED MOTHER OUT TO DIB Wealthy Sons Close Door on Parent, Who Almost Freezes. NEW YORK, Dec. 26.—Tha tsm perature is 5 degrees above zero, and n cruel gale is blowing. The hospital this morning Is crowded with peopla who are frostbitten. Many of the des titute are dying from exposure. The police stations sheltered many families last night. A richly dressed woman 60 years old was found on the J dock at East Sixteenth street. She ; gave her name as Helen Stacey and I said two wealthy sons had turned her ! out and «the had lived in the streets for two days. She may lost both legs, I which are frozen. |NEW RULES FOR IDAHOTEAGHERS Associations' Committeeoa Constitution lead; to leport BOISE. Idaho, Dec. 26.— W. R. Bid era, J. E. Williamson and J. W. Faria, a committee appointed for the pur pose, have prepared a revise of the ex isting constitution of the Idaho State Teachers' association A vota on its adoption will be taken before adjourn ment of the morning session Friday, December 28, when the association will hold its annual meeting in Boiae. ' The new constitution provides that any teacher or person Interested hi the cause of education may become a ^member of the association by paying The treasurer 11. The association*! yaar shall begin on the first day of February of each y*ar. The officers of the association shall consist of a president, a vice presi dent, a secretary, a treasurer and an executive committee consisting of tb* president and three other persona chosen by the association. The dutlog of these shall be those looked after usually by such officers in other sim ilar organizations. Among the duties of the executive committee are that it shall fix the time of holding all reg ular meetings, shall appoint an an nnual meeting each year at the capital of the state, secure speakers and ar range business to come before the as sociation. Funds of Association. The funds of the association shall consist of fees for membership, an nual dues and contributions, and shall be expended under the direction of the executive committee through its chairman. The association shall include such sections as shall be authorised by tha executive committee, each to meet In at least one session at the annual meeting and each to annually elect a chairman and a secretary, who, .in ad dition to discharging the usual duties of such officers, shall act as an ex ecutive committee for the section. There shall be * nominating com mittee consisting 6f two përsops elect ed from each section and one perso* appointed by the presiden*. Th's com mittee shall meet and nominate per sons for the various offices. Upon the adoption of their report to the as sociation the persons named shall bs declared elected. There shall be an educational coun cil consisting of three members cho sen from each section and the state superintendent, the president of the state university and the presidents of the normal schools. SOLDIERS' RIO; A POLICE MATTER WASHINGTON, Dec. 26.—Secretary Taft said today ha had received no word officially of the street car r ot at Leavenworth, Kansas, ip which mem bers of the Ninth cavalry figured. ''That apepars to be a matter for th* police," was all the comment the sec retary desired to make on tho subject.