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Lewiston Evening Teller
thirty-first year— Na er. JLEWI8TON. IDAHO. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 1907. SUBSCRIPTION $5 PER YEAR. BK MEETING OF MINISTERS Lay Association Convenes in Lewiston On May 7 The Ministerial and Lay association will meet in Lewiston at the M. E. church, on iUff ,T, 8 and 9. An elaborate program has been ar ranged for the ocQ&slon. All papers will be limited to 20 minutes each. During the progress of the associa tion meeting, the corner stone of the new M. E. church will be laid. Program <rf Association. The program follows: Tuesday, May 7. 8:00 p. m.—Lecture by H. I. Ras mus, "The Romance of Providence-" Gabriel Sykes, chairman. Wednesday, 'May A •Morning session, 8:30 a. m.—Devo tions led by W. H. -Zeller. 8:_00 a. m.—Organization. Papers for the morning seeoion: "The ; Rela tion of the P. M. C. A. to the Work of the Church," E. E. Van Wert; "The Race Question frono a Biological Standpoint," Prof. Brode; "Psychic Phenomena," John Huggins. Round Table on -District Matters: (a) "TIse of Missionary Money;" (b) "Unevain geliced Territory;" («9 "Flndlag Preachers for the Work." 1:80 p. m—»Devotions led >by F. H. Walker. 2:00 p. m.—Papers for the after noon: *M~>ur Superin tendency," T. H. Fertig; "Do We •♦îeed a Mi sa ton (Con ference," J. S. Anderson; "What Shall We Do for Our Superannuates," R. .T. Reid; "What About Paragraph MIT' J. L Hess; "Should \We Modify Our Membership Jobation," D. C. Saun derson; "Official vs. Independent Jour nalism," W. T. Küster; Discussion led by Henry Hr-own, of SpoHine. 8:00 p. m.—Lecture by dtf. H. Mar ion, of Pullman, oa "Tennyson ;" W. T. Euster, chairman. Thursday, May 9. Mvrning session, 8:30 p. m.—Devo tions Jed by E. J. Snell Paper« for the mernlng session: "Before the Evangelist Arrives," J. E. Williams; "While the Evangelist Is There," Johv Evans; "When the Evangelist Is Gone," W. E. Thompson; ''Success In Revival Work," I. Putnam. Round Table on Missions: (a) China. D. G. Curry: (b) India and Malaysia, C. C, Babbidge: ifo) Africa, M. L. Ander son; (d) South America, F. G. Drake; (e) Home Missions, W. G. Light and J- S. Taylor, General discussion on "The Expense of Admlnlstcrin Our Benevolences." Afternoon Session. 1:30 p. m.—Devotions led by John Buohholtz. Papers for the afternoon session: "Our Theological Semin aries." A. tv. Roberts; "The Effect of Taking Our Benevolences on Local Finances." w. M. Spoor; "How to Or ganize Tithing Bands," W. F. Bradley: Should Our Educational Money Be Loaned Only to Students in Methodist Schools?" General discussion. Evening 8«aaion. Jubilee sermon by J. 8. Anderson; R* y . W. J, White, chairman. Hunspargor Losa» Contest. The local land office received today 1 decision confirming the decision of register and receiver in the CM* * Mteh Hu mmm vo. B. M Lewis *t al. This is a decision against the contestant and the suit is dismissed. 6. (. CHAPMAN LOSES HIS BOY .. F. Chapman has invoked the aa • nee of the police In an effort to £*** hls six-year-old son, who boa ing l08t ** nc * ** o'clock this morn ^Mr, Chapman came to* Lewiston lli m Melro »e this morning, and reg * re d at the De France hotel. He tie f &eCOmpanle<1 b J hi. son. The Ut W 18 su PP°sed + o have wan os( away from the hotal and gotten not being familiar with the town r streets. COUNTY WORKERS ARE A banquet was ghuet. at . the Ray mond grill last evening in honor of the returning legislators; mostly mem ■bers of the third hause. The guests of h«u®r were -Mayor Henry Heitfeld, Présidons George H. Black, Rept osent at hr« .Saines Sur ridge, and J. L. Goodtoiglrt,»ex-senator from this county. An elegant menu was served and tin- courses -inter «parsed by «^i-ches from -the guests. Mayor Heitfeld spoke on -Grand Old Nez Perce," President Black on the "Lewiston Normal," J. L. Goodnight on *1A Farmere' View of -County 'Di vision." Attorney Eugene Cox on the "New City Charter," and Represen tative Surridge .on "Idaho sind -Nez Perce » Counties:" GIVEN RELIGION 100 YE4AS AGO X. E. Cerates at Shanghai Sending si Missionaries ti China — «Special to Evening Teller. SAN FRAXCaaOP. cal., büurch 13.— Among the passgp^tjrs booked to sail today for the ûrleat are the .venerable EBfjhop Alpheu» W- Wilson ,pf the Methodist Episcopal church JSouth, and Mrs. WiUow.. ,w.he recently cele brateil their go 1 tien \v<*Jding at itheir home jin Baltimore. They have just crossed the c«o«ti nent on ;the initial Mage <et what is io be a circuit of the globe. The newt stop will be Honolulu, where a few «ays will bp passed before «texting oa' Jh# Journey .across the seas to China. Bishop Wllpon's first work 1» China will be to represent the Methodist Episcopal Church South at the cen tenary celebration of the davent of the first protestant missionary into Chin«. This celebration -is to be held at Shanghai the latter part of next month and will be participated in by all the missionaries of China and by represen tatlves of the missionary boards that ! maintain missions in China. After this celebration Is concluded Bishop Wilson will go to Japan to at tend the first general conference of the ne-w Methodist Episcopal church of Japan, which will be held in May. He will represent the M. E. church South, at this conference, which will mark the union of the work of five great branches of Methodism In Ja pan. BRIDGE FALLS WITH A TRAIN Three Men Drown In lov ing Waters of Doer Creek PITTSBURG. Pa, March 13.—Three men were drowned, a railroad bridge was washed out, and an engine and live cars thrown in the water, are the result of the rapid rise during last night of Deer creek, near Harmereh vtlle. Pa, on the West Pennsylvania railroad. The bridge gave way when the train ran upon It and the care went Into the water. E. L. WHITNEY RE-APPOINTED. H. L. Chamberlein Suoeeeds Himself at Soldiers' Home. BOISE, Idaho , March IS.— E. L. Whitney has been reappointed warden of the State penitentiary by the board of prison commissioners. H. L. Chamberlain has been reap pointed commandant of the soldiers' home. WEBS WOMAN NE SH£D j L0 [)[) m Jiry f hat Acquits L Brock Witnesses While Jud^e Ties Knot , KHBEVBPORT, March 11.—-At imimgbt Last night,,in the court room where five .-minute» before he had been declared not guilty of the mur der. Lae BroOk was miarried to Mrs. Hattie Bielley, the wwjnan In the de fense of »heue reputation he did the killing. The trial judge performed the cere mony, with the Jiurymeri as witnesses. Brock shot I. A Buckbam last sum mer. alleging lirai he ha« cursed Mrs. Kelley. _ hummel WITNESS STAND ! - Examined Regarding Meeting Between Evely* and White NEW YC8RK, Mgrch 13.—James C. Smith was again on the witness «tond ; in the Thaw .murder trial this eaorn ! ing. Replying to «gués ions by Attorney Delmas, the witness said he had re | turned In the UiWed States at the ge quest of District .Attorney Jerome, who cabled him. as newly as the witness ! remembered: "Your evidence *nost important. ; Your attendance desired." He communicated hi* evidence to his attorneys and later reduced to writing his conversation with Tipaw upon the roof garden. He was then excused. Abe Hummel took the stand and W as questioned regarding the meeting 1 « his office of Evelyn Nesbit and i Stanford White. ! He stated after the meeting he dle tated something to his stenographer. District Attorney Joro«te asked the witness: Delmas Again Objects. "Did *Mrs. T' aw tell you that Thaw wanted to injure White, and put him In the penitentiary: that Thaw beg- I ged her time and again to swear to documents he had prepared Invoking i Stanford White, and charging that he j had drugged and ruined her, and that Thaw had beaten her because she ; would not sign the paper?" Attorney Delmas objected to such questioning as not proper rebuttal. The lawyers then went Into an ; argument on the point. 103 MEN CAN NOT BE FOUND i Thomson Arrives ln Tonlos to lavestigite Iena Explosion TOULON, March 13.—Minister of Marine Thomson arrived today from Parie to investigate the explosion on the battleship Iena. / Of the (SO officers and men on the roster, 153 ore still unaccounted for, but the authorities believe a large number of these sought refuge with relatives and friends in Toulon. Methodist Church 8al*. The Ladies' Aid society of the Meth odist church will hold a sale of mis cellaneous household articles on Wed(nesday and Thursday before Eaater. Useful and curious articles from Mexico will also be sold. CHILDREN SUE D#D - S SLAYERS Dr. Cox's Little Ones Want $100,000 From Three Kentuckians LEXINGTON, Ky., March 13.—A suit to recover $100,000 damages was filed last night In the Fayette circuit court against James Hargis. Edwin Callahan and Elbert Hargis by T. P. Cardwel, guardian for Edward, Lucy and -»rackle Cox, children of Dr. B. B. Cox. In the petition It is alleged these defendants, who are awaiting trial for complicity In the murder of Dr. Cox. conspired with each other and others, -whose names are not known, to mur der Dr. Cox. TO PREACH ON BOOSTER CLUB Lewiston Ministers Will Use It As Text For Next Sunday The Joint committee of the Com mercial club and promotion bureau met at the Raymon at luncheon today and »organized a movement to bring tlse* schools, clubs and church socie ties- of »the city into active participa tion in the Boosters' club. Thera were present H. W. Newton, Professor R. N. Wright, President G. F. Black, Rev. W. T- Euster, Rev. Wm. Latttmore, Rev. A. E. Patch, Rev. D. J. Sommerville, J. B. Ray, J. R. Me Grane, A. S. Stacy, M. A. Means and Secretary Rohrabacher. Mr. Newton Was elected chairma.i and a discussion of the movement was taken up. Every person present expressed him self as unreservedly in favor of a booster club and felt that the organi zation should be effected at once. They felt that it should be a citizens' club, taking in.all elements of the city re gardless of occupation, age or sex. Ministers to Boost Club. And to further the purpose of bring ing the matter before the public In the broadest possible way, all present resolved themselves into a citizens' temporarv committee from which a subcommittee will be appointed to co operate with the chairman in secur ing a permanent citizens' committee. All schools, clubs and churches are to ba represented, both In Lewiston and ClarVston, and the subject of a boosters' club will be treated by all of the ministers In the several churches next Sunday, and the same subject wffl be brought before the public and private schools. SLAVS SHOOT 5 MEN EVERY DAY Drumhead Court Martial In St Petersburg Ordered 764 Executioas ST. PETERSBURG, March 13.— Statistics published today regarding the drumhead court-martial, show that up to March 5, when their activ ity was suspended, 784 persons had been executed, the average of almost five daily. The majority of the executions oc curred in the Poland and Baltic pro vinces. LAY THE STONE " RLVIN MH At a meeting of the building com mittee of the Methodist church last night, it was practically decided that j the laying of the comer stone exer- ; cises would be placed In the hands of the Masons, and that the event would ! be held early In May, An effort Is being made to have Rev. I Rasmus preach the sermon on the oc casion. i The committee considered further the schedule of estimate, that the ot her contracts for the construction of the building may be lot YEGGMEN ALSO ROBBED TROUT In Their Cache Was Found Jewelry, Cutelry, Kit Burglars' Tools I j j I Sheriff J. J. Keane is now quite positive that he has under arrest at Moscow the two men who blew the John Lauterbach store at Kendrick. Through the aid of Indians, the j sheriff located the cache of the two suspects. In it waa a quantity of i burglar tools, a lot of phony jewelry and a number of knives and razors. Mr. Trout of Juliaetta has identi fied the knives and razors as hla property. They were stolen from his store a few days before the Kendrick safe was blown. No one has yet put in a claim for the jewelry. Often Seen in Juliaetta. The two men, when arrested, said they had Just come to town. That is not true, for a number of Juliaetta people havé declared that they saw the two men around town several days prior to the escapade at Kendrick. They were then thought to have been tramps. One of them slept In the rotunda of the Juliaetta hotel, in a chair, one night several nights before the safe was blown. At the time Mr. Trout's store was entered the theft was laid at the door of several school boys. JURY ORDERED TO TRY RUEF Judge Dunne Postpones All Further Proceedings Until Monday ! ! SAN FRANCISCO, Cal.. March 18.— When the caee of the people against Abraham Ruef, accused of extortion, waa called for trial today. Assistant i District Attorney Heney offered and j filed the counter afflavlts of Judge J Dunne, Dr. Robert Patek, F. J. Mc Manus and himself, in contravention of the affidavits of Ruef and Paul M. Nlppert, alleging bias and prejudice of Judge Dunne toward the defendant. The trial of Ruef was then post poned until Monday. Judge Dunne ordered the impanelment of a- Jury. LIMIT WOMEN'S RIGHT TO VOTE GUTHRIE, Okla, March 13.—The right of women to vote in the new state was restricted further last night by the constitutional convention, when the privilege to vote on all matters relating to schools was changed to read: "That women should vote only on school district elections." SAYS BOOSTER GLOB IS 0. K. H. W. Newton Tells How It Helps Build Up the Twin Cities j ; "i am heartily in sympathy with the movement for a popular boosters' club," said H. W. Newton, secretary of the Lewiston-Clarkston Fatp «.sno elation, while discussing the launch Ing of the club this morning. "W* need something to create a borne In terest and a unity of spirit for the promotion of home enterprises. ''The Idea of a popular boosters' club 1 b getting at the bottom of things. It is laying proper foundations, the cultivation of a receptive soil where these enterprising ideas we are hop ing to launch will germinate. The bone and sinew of Lewiston's growth I lies in the contentded and happy j homes of Its citizens. When these rise j to the occasion and begin to boost for the city a great power will be added I to the forces that are operating to make a greater Lewiston. Speaks From the Heart. "■When the man who is himself a home builder speaks it 1» from th. heart. The man with the home acre, and hls small savings bank account who is wedded to the place because of tlveae associations and is willing to j help spread the doctrine both at home i and abroad is a factor worthy of ths In promotion cam highest pjoe» paign. "The booster must be well Informed on the recourses of the country 0J1<1 ready to give the stranger a hearty welcome and to acquaint him with what the country ha " *° offer - tor our resources are not apparent nor easily recognized. Province of the Booster. I "It Is Impossible for strangers to vldlt Lewiston and go away again and never learn of our forests of white pine, of the sajlraads that are building to center nor of many mors of the valuable assets of the coun try. Here Is the province of the booster and the proposed popular movement Is to give every man aa opportunity by interesting him in the general movement." CONGRESS ON TUBERCULOSIS. Physicians Gather at Ottowa to Dis cuss the "White Plague." OTTAWA, Ont., March 13.—Physi cians, health officers and other dele gates from various parts of the Do minion gathered In Ottwa today for the seventh annual meeting of the Canadian association for the preven tion of consumption end other forma of tuberculosis. The congress aims at practical re sults and the tw-o days' program haa been arranged with this end In vitw. The association is of the opinion that the best results can be obtained by increasing the public knowledge re garding the cause, prevention and treatment of consumption. To this end it will endeavor to haws a chapter dealing with the subject Inserted in the text becks on hygiene be used in the schonte throughout Canada. ---— BRADLEY LEASES BUSTER MINE S. W. Smith, proprietor of the fa mous Buster mine at Elk, has the property under bond to Fred Bradley, a San Francisco millionaire mins owner and promotes. Mr. Smith has had a force of men employed all winter ht development work. He has sunk a shaft and is now engaged in cross cutting. Ths development work shows all that Mr. Smith"' has claimed or expected in the opening of the mine. The bond is due to be taken up July 1, and the Indications are that great developments will follow In the pro motion of mining Interests in the Elk district.