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Lewiston Evening Teller
..FIRST YEAR-NO. 67. LEWISTON, IDAHO, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 1907. SUBSCRIPTION $5 PER YEAR. IIMGY BOARD heady to sit flaw Takes Extra Care In passing In Anticipation of Examination ^ YORK, March 27.—For what T M the last time, Thaw was In 2, today to face the jury before »Weh he has been, on trial. Thaw prepared for the day with ' than usual care, believing he Id be under the scrutiny of the Ambers of the commission at some time during the day. breakfast he read over the pa rt, taking a keen interest in the Krimis reports on the appointment of , commission to examine into his "se appeared puzzled at the conflict ing «tories told as to the method of weewdure, and asked Attorney Pea body, his counsel, to explain the pro cedure prescribed by law. Dismisses Jury Until Monday. Justice Fitzgerald held a consulta tion with the three commissioners who ire to paos upon Thaw's mental condi tion. and latter the entire party en tered the court room. The Justice immediately dismissed the jury until next Monday morning. The commission notified District At torney Jerome to appear before It at 3 o'clock today. ' IT W ffflî'ored that some of the weg Hon* will bè publie and some will be held behind closed doors, DIETS ARRIVE NEXT MONDAY Camp to Be Pitched at the lead of Fifth Street Grade Lieutenant George Steunenberg of the United States army, who has charge of the military training of the university cadets, is in the city today looking after camp and parade grounds for the cadets, who are to be here next week. The grounds selected are on the Vollmer field at the head of the Fifth ttreet grade. The camps will be on the triangular portion and the parade ground on the lots west of Fifth street. Three companies of the cadets, num bering 150, will be in camp here all next week. 8evernl athletic contests and Society events are scheduled for the entertain ment of the boys while here. Lieutenant Steunenberg said that unless land slides prevent the cadets Fill arrive Monday. "We will leave Moscow sometime Monday morning," he added, "and •hould reach here shortly after noon, ïhope to reach Lewiston in time to Pwmlt the boys to pitch camp before It gets dark, and post the sentries. I Propose to conduct the camp along reg ular military lines." ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ The Lewiston Furniture company "* '»Pm moving its stock Into the new quarters In the Riggs block. AU euvplus stock has been placed in the basement. The remainder will be in Dtaee by April 1. All partitions have ®**n removed, throwing the entire floor space into one large room. MISS HENRY ON EASTER IN ROME Miss Aurelia Henry was enthusiss pa,,r greeted by the audience which gathered to hear her at the Normal auditorium this morning, when she •Poke on "Easter Week In Rome." Op* year ago Misa Henry was In the Roman city, and she talked entertaln ot her experiences at that time, or a foundation for her talk. Miss * nry gave a brief revi e w of Roman story without which the present day owe is Incomplete. Easter In Rome s Easter in the churches, and the plc ur * of the grand cathedral and the rr rr °wds of people there as asm " «»Pgclally at thla season of the -!* r ' was graphically described by «iss Henry. R. R. OFFICIALS ARE INDICTED! Manslaughter Charges Are Outgrowth of Brewster Wreck NEW YORK, March 27.—Indict ments charging manslaughter in the jsefcond degree were returned today against the New York Central. Ira A. ; McCormick, general superintendent of the company, and Alfred H. Smith, one of the vice presidents, in connec- ! tion with the wreck of the Brewster express last month. McCormick and Smith pleaded not guilty, and were released on $10,000 bail each. HOLD RELATIVES FOR OLD DEBTS Chinese Government Revives English Law to Collect 'Frisco Bills 1 : _. , SAN FRANCISCO, Cal., March 27.— ; The Call says the local "sjx Chinese j companies," has issued, with the in- ! dorsement of the Chinese consul gen- j eral, a notice calling a meeting at J which claims of Americans and Chi- ; nese firms which repudiated indebted ness after the big fire in April last, j will be presented. These claims will be placed in the j hands of the ''six companies" at the ! Instance of the Chinese government, ! and where insurance has been collect ed by debtors and who refuse payment of claims against them, the relatives of the debtors in China will he thrown into prison and held until the debtor has met the financial obligations. I ♦ 200 PEASANTS ARE SHOT. * ♦ BUCHAREST, March 27.— It is ♦ ♦ is reported that 200 peasants ♦ ♦ were killed or wounded today in ♦ ♦ conflicts with troops in various ♦ sections of Moldava. The Ladies' Aid society of the Chris tian church will meet with Mrs. B. B. Ferguson at her home, No. 761 Main street, Thursday afternoon. A full at tendance of the members is desired as business of pressing need is to be brought up for action. -I »♦♦♦♦* I In __ ! its ' R. A. WHIPPLE LIKES LEWISTON in Thinks Opportunities Here Just as Good as In Montana she the day plc the the by R. A. Whipple has arrived In the city from Butte, Mont., and will make thls his permanent home. Mr. Whip pie has spent the last six months in ; Montana, but has made the change on account of the severity of the win ters in that state. "I consider Montana a state of great opportunities for money making," said Mr. Whipple today, "but from what I can learn of Lewiston and this part of Idaho, I believe that I am sacrificing nothing In the way of opportunity, and , am gaining much In the way of ell- ; ma te. "I am well pleased with the outlook here As I expect to make this my future home, I win Invest In some thing here." Mr. Whipple le well acquainted with the possibilities of development under Irrigation, having seen the results In the Oallltln valley, where Immense crops are grown. Rev William Lattlmore addre*ed the student« of the Lewiston Business college yesterday afternoon on TT*8 ht Living as Connected With Right Do ing." HOSTILE RANDS PARADE STREETS Situation In Morocco Is Serious; Complications Not Expected PARIS, March 27.—In official quar ters here it is recognized that the Moroccean situation is serious. The consensus of European opinion is fa vorable to France's solution of the dlf Acuity, which is regarded as being very simple, and not likely to produce complications Hostile Bands Parade Streets. TANGIER. March 27.—The situa tion in Morocco is becoming serious, according to a report received here. Hostile bands are parading the street and Europeans do not dare leave their houses without an escort. Two French cruisers have arrived, and a list of FYench claims are to be handed to the representative of the sultan this afternoon. EDITOR JOLLOS ASSASSINATED 5vrOSCOW, March 2".—Dr. Jollos, editor of the RusSkl Viedomosti, was assaslnated by a youth, who shot him with a revolver as he was leaving his residence, and escaped. Dr. Jollos was a member of the low er house of the first Russian parlia ment. —■ « ....... — j j ! ! | I , j J BRISTOL AFTER OREGON CROOKS Indictments Against Men Expected at Portland PORTLAND, Ore,, Màïch 27.—The United States grand jury will convene - I In this city within a w eek to resume | its investigation of alleged fraudulent | transaction in public lands and other ] bg matters. United States Attorney Bristol has ! gathered a mass of evidence against L land manipulators, and it is expected 1 indictments against persons places will be forthcoming. In high PASSENGER TRAIN FOR CULDESAC Arrangements have been practically completed for the inauguration of a regular passenger train between Lew iston and Culdesac. The new service will go into effect as soon as an en gine is sent from Spokane. The passenger will leave Lewiston at 2:20 o'clock in the afternoon and re turn at 5:20 o'clock in the evening. The freight to Culdesac will leave Lewiston at 8 o'clock In the morning, land will return at 5:80 o'clock in the even)ng The freight will be equipped w j tb a g t an dard caboose, and will ae comino(Jate the morning passenger ; trayel t0 culdesac and way points. _ , _ ; MUSKOGEE, I. T., March 27.—All exc it e rnent over the killing of James and Albert Barker, and another negro, EXCITEMENT IS NOW ALL OVER whose name Is unknown, by United States Marshal Ledbetter and posse. In a street fight here yesterday, has quieted down. Jackson and Brown, two of the wounded negroes, and John Cofleld, a white policeman, will probably die. Several email elides were reported on the Clearwater branch yesterday. At one point a failing rock struck the train as It was moving, breaking one of the Journals on one of the coaches. HEAVY TAXES ARE LESSENED King Charles Takes Steps to Stop Civil War in His Dominion BUCHATEST, March 27.—Measures proposed by the government to meet the demands of the revolted peasantry, and end the civil war which is de- 1 vastating Moldavia and Wallachla, | were announced today In a proqlama- 1 tion in the name of King Charles. An immediate suppression of some ; of the heavy taxes has been agreed to, ; while hereafter the lands will be cul tivated by star, or leased direct to the peasants. , er SymdicateB will not be allowed to hold more than 8,000 acres. Other . ameliorating conditions are provided. Chicago Wheat Market. CHICAGO, March 27.—May 7594c: July wheat, 77%c. TEN KILLED BY AN EXPLOSION ATLANTA, Ga., March 2.—An ex plosion of dynamite in a car here to day killed ten negroes. A white man is missing. The explosion blew' out the entire side of the freight depot, demolished ten freight cars and did other damage. WON'T DISTURB LEWIS'ASHES Tennessee Refuses to Permit Them to Be Moved to Oregon j I ; j I I 1 ! ! I I i I j I NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 27.— The legislature has adopted a resolu tion refusing the request of Oregon to P*d n». .... .........«quest ot uregon ;o aUow the ttshes of captain Merrl weftther Lewls> the famous explorer, to j that bg takpn t0 that state for interment. and Captain Lewis is buried in Lewis the county Ten nessele, where the state # erpcted a monument in his mem- who ory. COLD WEATHER j| STORM PASSES Rain or snow is still predicted for j the Lewiston country by Observer Dey, j but the country will escape freezing weather and has nothing to fear from j that source. The threatened storm from the Can- j adian northwest has passed by the val- j leys of the Columbia and Snake, and while there might be light frosts, there will be no freezing weather. The higher altitudes show consider able snow, and there Is likely to be cool weather until this Is removed. . BRONCHEAU CAN SECURE NOTHING I ; ! Judge Steele has handed down a de cision In the Indian heirship case of Louis Broncheau vs. Lucy Powake, in . _ .. — — -___ favor of the defendant. Broncheau . brought action to recover one-half in terest In the proceeds of an Indian al lotment made to a child of Lucy Po wake of whom Broncheau Is the repu ted father. The plaintiff claimed »that this child was the Issue of an Indian marriage, and that therefore he waa an he,r - Judge Steele holde that there had ! been no marriage. Bids for the erection of a band stand In the city park will be received by the council Friday evening. It Is the intention to erect the stand as soon as possible. DEATH STOPS HIS HONEYMOON "Silent Smith," on Bridal Tour of World, Dies at Tokio James Henry Smith, one of wealthiest capitalists in this city, At the time of his death. Smith was on his wedding tour around the world, His bride is the divorced wife of Wll 11am Rhinelander Stewart. They were married in Scotland last September, Smith was known as ''Silent Smith," and up to a few years ago was a brok er in this city. He fell heir to $50, 000,000 from George Smith, an uncle, one of the pioneer bankers of Chicago, --- NEW YORK. March 27.—A dispatch j from Tokio announces the death of ; the of SEIZES SCALPS AND ANTLERSJUDGE ~ Harbaugh Thinks Game Law Has Been Violated by * Hunters Deputy Game Warden McH. Har baugh yesterday seized at Peck a con signment of furs, elk scalps and ant j lers which he has reason to believe are I being sent from the country to cover ; up the fact that the animals, especial j ly the elk, w'ere killed out of season. I This is the second seizure made this I week, the first being at Stltes on Mon- j 1 day. "The open season for the killing of ! ! elk closed December 31," said Mr. Harbaugh this morning, "but the elk ! scalps that I have seized indicate that I the animals were killed since that I time. There is at Peck three elk i scalps w'orth from $25 to $50 each, I and a magnificent pair of six point antlers, valued at $250. The value of j all that I have seized would aggregate I $600. . Now Awaiting Developments. "The law provides that where con signments of furs or scalps are shlp P*d from the country, they must be * accompanied by a cerifleate j that the animals were killed in season ; and who they were killed by. giving J the date and number of the hunter's. license. I do not know the persons j who made these shipments, but have! seized the skins and have them stored pending developments.' j| E G R Q |$ |)0T , N ARM Y j . Colored Troops In United States to Be Sent to Philippines He M ! j j i HOUSTON, Texas, March 27.—An I announcement was made today at the ; local recruiting station that ordere had ! been received from the war department at Washington, Instructing that no more negroes be accepted for service in the army, also that the negro troops In the United States be despatched forthwith to the Philippines. , , prominent real estate firms of this city . „ . __ _ Robbers Beat Portland Woman. PORTLAND, Ore., March 27.—Rob bers entered the home of N. W. Roun tree, a member of one of the most last night. After beating Mrs. Roun tree senseless wl^h the butt of a re volver, they sacked thé house. Mother Strangles Her Child. AKRON. Ohio, March 27.—Mrs. Jamea Heaphlll strangled her daughter Helen, s ! hanging her with daughter Helen, aged nine years, by rope. She then secreted the body In a box. When her husband returned from work this afternoon he discovered Mrs. Heaphill hanging herself to a bedpost. After he had cut her down she declared she had eent the little girl to heaven, where she thought ehe also ought to be. MISCREANTS DITCH ANOTHER TRAIN Officials of Pennsylvania Road Think Robbery Was Motive PITTSBURG, Pa., March 27.—The Keystone express of the Pennsylvania railroad, east bound, was derailed to day near Wlimerding, Pa., 14 mliea east of here. The engine, two mall cars and a combination baggage and smoker left the track. Nobody was hurt. It Is believed the act was that of train wreckers. The similarity of the plan leads to the belief that it was the same gang which wrecked the Chi cago limited at Stewart last Friday. Had the speed of the train been greater, a terrible disaster would have resulted. The west bound track had also been tampered with, showing the tenacity of purpose of the wreckers. STEELE ADJOURNS COURT ! Expects to Reach Lewistoir Tomorrow From Grangeville Special to Evening Teller. GRANGEVILLE, Idaho, March 27.— Judge E. C. Steele adjourned the dis trict court this morning and will re turn to Lewiston this afternoon, ar riving there tomorrow. In the injunction suit Instituted by Judge Woodward, attacking the vallJ ity of the warrants issued by the city to purchase a water system, Judge Steele ordered attorneys for both side« to present their arguments in printed form. Grangeville News Notes. H. J. Munro has resigned his posi tion in the nnstoffire. after two years' service, and will hereafter reside on his ranch, three miles from town. Misses Bloom Taylor and Jeanette teachers, are ill nlsres are be Wood, public school t ^ T ,, p , r ; ^ ^ Wo „ nWlwm nn „ Mrs . J j Hubbell. ptnto Veterinnrv Pwr«*«*on Vogue is in the city on his annual tour of In spection. Rev. I.en Tntton has received a call to the Rroshvterlnn church of Grange ville. He Is now located at Oakesdale. He will take the call under advise ment. Mrs. A. S. Hardy and Mrs. George M Reed will entertaio their women ! fHenrts Mon da v afternoon The wo men will attend dressed in gowns of - Sl6-year-oTd girls. j Miss Glndys Runnell «^i-wtntned j oort" of vr-r noon o' friends at hen i home last evening. JURY IS AFTER $300,000 FUND SAN FRANCISCO, Cal., March 27.— *The grand Jury will this afternoon in quire into the disposition of the $300, 000 said to have been sent here from Los Angeles for the alleged purpose of obtaining a franchise for the Home Telephone company. OLD SELECTIONS ARE CANCELLED The local land office has received no tice that the state selections made in townships 33 and 35 six east last Au gust, are held for cancellation. Many will remember the incident of citizens lining up at the door of the land office days In advance of the date fixed for filing and the contests be tween homesteaders and stone and timber filings. Later the state came along and IMS ail the land only to find that It waa In the forest reserve and not subject to> selection.