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Lewiston Evening Teller
LEWI8TON, IDAHO, TUESDAY. APRIL 16, 1 907. CÔÔlËWÂRÔ FOR WOKE LEE lysterionsly Disappears (rom Pogue Ranch, and Friends A* Worried < „ T'oilpr i Special to El en n ORANGEVILLE. Idaho, Apr., i*— , A rew'ard of 1200 has been offered for formation leading to the recovery " - man named Wong Lee, who cn Appeared from the Pogue ranch wriy In December, 1906. The reward Is offered by Wong Woo, a cousin of the missing celestial, who conducts a laundry In Orangeville, and the terms of the offer are for the pay- , ment of the money upon information leading to the recovery of the missing j man, dead or alive. The Chinese settlement has been considerably agitated concerning the dieappearanec of Wong Let for tue ! oast four months and Investigations have been quietly made during that time. _ , Had Trouble on Pogue Ranch. It is alleged that Wong Lee had trouble with some white man at tne ) Pogue ranch, where he was engaged as cook, and at that time asked to be paid off and relieved from further duty. It ls further alleged that when he______ ther employment, that men about the ranch told Wong Lee that if he qu a that time they would have him e ported on the grounds of not posses sing the required registration papers j It is also alleged that a fr'en s o Wong Lee visited the Pcigue ratio . where he found all of the effects^ !>•> longing to Wong y. It is further alleged that wnen demanded to be relie\ed from ur It is said that Wong Lee wrote of hts troubles to friends residing In Grange ville and Lewiston and the allegations now made are based upon statements contained in the letters. ) Wong, such as clothing, aluables and articles that would have been taken had the Chinaman conclud ed to suddenly lea^'e that part of the country Chinese Fear Foul Play. It was also learned at the Pogue ranch that Wong had prepared next morning's breakfast and was last seen about the house at 7 o'clock in the evening. The Chinese claim they have made a careful inquiry In all Chinese set tlements in the entire Northwest and are now convinced that Wong Lee never left the country and the reward is offered for the purpose of ascertain ing his whereabouts. Prohibitionists Against Fuaion. HARRISBURG, Pa., April 16 .—In response to the call of Chairman Mc Callmont the members of the prohlbl tion state executive committee gather ed heer ctday to decide upon the time end place of holding the atate con vention and otherwise planning for the approaching campaign. Some city to the western part of the state, prob ably Greensburg, will be chosen for the convention. The sentiment of the committee ls plainly against fusion with any other party In the nomina tion for state treasurer. Oklahoma's Constitution Ready GUTHRIE, Okla., April 16 .—Te ronstltutlonal convention reassembled ioday to go through the formality of Ramlnlng the document In Its com pleted state and affixing the signa tures of the members to the parchment soples. When this has been done everything will be In readiness for t'.ie election this summer when the people gion this summer when the people the new state will vote upon the firption of the constitution. - Big Montreal Fire. ; MONTREAL, April 16.—The m«d cal building of the McGill unlvsrsLy ! >as been destroyed by fire. The loss I *111 exceed $500,000. j -- Dr. Pf mips, who la attending Her **ft Cole, who was lnjuied Sunday *Mle trap shooting at Clarkston, eays *at Mr. Cole will not lost the use of il* right eye. FIVE DONTADTS TO ELEOTROUUTE AUBURN, N. Y„ April 16c—Ski ward '«»ton was electrocuted her« ioda y ° T the murder of Thomaa Mahan* y 1v * d l*Unct contacta war* necessary «lore Sexton was daelaiad dead WOMAN meets TRAGIC death Falls Through A Window in Apopletic Fit, Glass Cutting Throat CHICAGO, 111., April 16.—Mrs. Sarah A. Albaugh, a widow 73 years of age, on West Madison street, a a* f oun j (jead in her bedroom today with her throat cut. She was stricken with apoplexy while standing near a window an I fell headlong through the glass, sev ering the jugular vein. KEEPING CITY BEFORE PUBLIC j ! ) ant g ecre t ary Robert Dougan, who has succee( je<i getting the Lew'iston date jj n6j heading a news Item, printed in paperg throughout the United States whose corn b!ned circulation exceeds j 150,000 copies. Mr. Dougan has personally conduct ed the publicity campaign, and after securing the consent of newspaptrs, has mailed them news articles of in teregtj bearing the Lewiston date line. These storles of thrift in the Lewis ton-Clarkston valley have been an Dougan Puts Boom Articles About Lewiston In Many Papers The feature of the "21" committee meetJng held at the Bo i lin ger hote i a t noon was the report of Assist , other va j uab i e piece of advertising to Mmm nnitv the community. The class of paper and their aggre gate circulation In which the articles have been printed are: Mining, 3±, 400; religious, 30,900; daily, 25,530; stock, 41,350; farm, 12,000; railway, 7, 000; labor, 5,000; law, 2,200. A vote of thanks was extended Mr. Dougan by the committee. 4 Clay Deposits Valuable. The report of the committee dele gated to investigate the clay deposits east of town declares them to be as reported. It was decided that no ap propriation could be made to any pri vate enterprise, but that Individual members of the committee would sub- | scribe amounts to $100. A vote of j thanks was tendered the committee j composed of Messrs. Kjos, Beach and Kettenbach, for their work. An appropriation of $50 was made for the use of Messrs. Gay and Golds worthy of the Washington State col lege, who will deliver an illustrated lecture In the eastern states on the varied resources of Its Immediate vlellty. Views will be furnished by the club. Four dollars was then ap propriated for the use of the same men for securing a page In a booklet of 5,060 circulation, advertising the Lewiston country. LAMP EXPLODES, CAU8ING FIRE Destroys Office Deputy Mining corder Simpaon at Lucile. Re g clal t0 Evening Teller qraNGEVILLE, Idaho, April 16.— la9t n jght caused by the explo sion of a lamp, destroyed the office ; fixtU res of Deputy Mining Record er slmpson a t Lucile on Salmon river, ! The logs l9 estimated at $300 with no I j„ 9uranC e. j The Orangeville High school base- ball team defeated the city team Sun | day afternoon by a score of 17 to 14. - ——————— y y ANOTHER FIRE IN SAN FRANCISCO SAN FRANCISCO, Cal., April 16 — a which started in a grill at 640 ÆT .V«.. « «■« «j" morning destroyed five Me build in—. The building were all of wood of temporary pled as stores and offloes. It is _ lleved the first was of Incendiai y origin. EVELYN'S MOTHER SAYS SHE'D HAVE SHOT WHITE Mrs. Holman Declares Daughter Never Told Her What She Related to the Jury . During Progress of Trial | j j PITTSBURG, Pa., April 16.—(Copy right by Leader Publishing Company.) —The Leader this afternoon Faints a 4 ix-column statement of Mrs. Hol man, mother of Mrs. Evelyn Nesbit Thaw, in which she defends herself against the accusations expressed and Implied against her during the Thaw trial. She says that two nights after the night upon which Thaw shot While, she received this telegram from her daughter: "It is most important for you to say absolutely nothing." Until now she has remained silent, and has been forced to take the de fensive because of the attack made upon her by Attorney Delmas In h,s closing address to the jury. Mrs. Holman denies she aided Dis trict Attorney Jerome in any way, or that she had been seen by District A ! - torney Jerome, Mr. Garvan or Mi. Hartrldge. Mrs. Holman then details her strug gle following the death of her first husband in her efforts to properly rear her two children, and says her daugh er first posed for an artist named Storm of Philadelphia, who met Eve lyn at a summer resort when she was a ADMITS KILLING DR. D. R. GOX LEXINGTON, Ky„ April 16.—John Smith, charged with the assasinatlon of Dr. B. D. Cox, went upon the wit ness stand today and fully confessed to the assassination of Jim Cockrlll, saying that he; Curt Jett and John Abner, killed Cockrlll. Smith said he fired once, Jett four times and Abner three times. Smith exonerated a man named Britton, who was suspected of some knowledge of the crime. PEAGE ADVODATES HAVE HARD DAY NEW YORK. April 16.—The advo cates of peace, who have come her* from al sections of the United States and many foreign countries to par ticipate In the national peace confer ence today, found a hard and long row before them. There are five different meetings which will practically fill In all of to iftay and until midnight STRAUSS 18 FINALLY LYNCHED Negro'» Body Riddled With Bullets After Being Hung to Tree. NEW ORLEANS, La., April 16 — Charles Strauss, the negro charged with the criminal assault of a white woman near Bunkie, was taken from the officers by a mob and hanged to _ tree six miles from Bunkie tod..y. The body was riddled with bullets This Is the same negro who caus'd five members of a mob yesterday to be shot by negroes who managed to get Strauss away from the mob. John W. Cummings, a prominent lawyer of Fall River, Is mentioned aa a possible candidate for the democrats nomination for governor of Massa chusetts. a little girl. "Florence," she said, "wm in love with the stage," She did everything to discourage her, but It was useless. The story of Florence's first meeting with Stanford White, she says, ls substantially as told by her upon witnes stand. When Florence returned she told htr mother she had met "the grande.-1 man," and later, when White sent for her, she went to his office. Wb c she says, warned her specifically against seevral young men with wnoin Florence had become acquainted, htr did not refer to Thaw. White's words and action were the personification of whole hearten and disinterested generosity, Mrs. Holman says, and if ever a woman Imposed j implicit confidence In a man, she "ays she did In him. Mrs Holtnan then says if Florence « — ----------- underwent the experience th£.t ls said i . . to have befallen her, she did not taxe j her Into hr confidnce. Continuing, sn ! 1 says: j ,,,, . . t _,j W hat she told . 1 "Had she told me *hat Thaw jury, it would not have been _ T tri ki ,i 1 necessary for Harry Thaw to kui Stanford White. I would have don< ! i j It myself' FAIL TO SECURE VIRGINIA LANDS j MANKING, Ky„ April 16. The ^ celebrated Old V irginla ,and grant j suit, in which possession is given to millions of dollars' worth of eastern Kentucky coal lands, and was sued for by eastern parties, met its second de feat In the circuit court at Whit s burg yesterday when Judge Lewis dis missed the case. Hundreds of armed mountain land owners were present, but good order prevailed. The case will be carried to the federal court White May Get Job. WASHINGTON, D. C„ April 16.— Colonel Pearl White of New Orleans was a guest of the president at lunch eon. It Is understod the president ha# tendered him the position of commis sioner of international revenue to suc ceed John W. Yerkes, resigned. It is believed he will accept Arrested for Old Murder. JONESBORO, \Tenn„ April 16.—. _ „ , . .___ „* ■Mort Roy Hale reported arrested at Med ford. Ore., is wanted In this county for;™* teh aleged murder of Irby Davis last . December. Roy has a brother C Ur . , -, ... ence, who whent to Medford several i weeks ago. It is believed the boys j have met there. __ j J The proposition to accept $750,000 from Andrew Carnegie for a library ; was voted down by the citizens of D i- I troit at the recent election. j Gerrit J. Diekema, the republican j candidate for William Alden Smltii'fc j seat In the house of representatives has long been prominent in Michigan politics. He served four terms In thi state legislature and has been chair man of the republican state committee since 1900. John W. Terkes, commissioner of internal revenue, has made It known that he will not accept the republican nomination for governor of Kentucky. Those now mentioned for the nom na tlon are ex-Oovemor William O Bradley, Augustus J8. Wilson of Louis vile and E. T. Franks, collector In ternal revenue of on* of the district. RIG SNOW IN MIDDLE WEST Blinding Storm In Nebraska, Freezing Weather at Kansas City TOPEKA, Kans., April 16.—A blinding snow storm Is raging in this state. Snow at Kansas City. KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 16 - There has been a ligh- fall of snow here. Freezing weather ls predict-d for tonight. QUAKER CITY FAVORS TRUSTS Wants No Legislation That Is Going to Hurt the Railroads j j a I j j 1 j j I ! I ! I * j I PHILADELPHIA, Pat, April 16 — j The board of trade of Philadelphia j yesterday unanimously adopted ç. re- j yesieraay unanimously auuiueu « re- i pork opposing legislation imln'jnlcal ! to the railroads. The report u part ] says: v "Whlle the questionable TnancUl j methods of some of the railroad man- ; agers have Invoked merited criticism, | yet there is no justification for a pol- j ^ prompting antagonism merely for j retaliation, either by the people or the , government, as the universal railway i system of the country must now be re- j gnrded as the great public carrier and Absolutely necessary for the general ! husines prosperity. ! "While there were and perhaps are matters the corp orate j nf ej an d In what are popularly terme« trusts, that have cried loud for a | remedy, It must be remembered that [without corporations and klndied coin j b'natlons or capital, it ls Imposaih'e to conduct most of the business of the country." COURT SESSION WAS NOT LONG Judge Steele Hears Arguments on Legal Points in Two Cases. j Proceedings in the district court this ^ morn ] ng w-ere confined to the hearing j ar(?um ents on legal points In two In the case of W. G. Mohundro vs. Thomas Cubertson and others, on mo tion of the plaintiff to put the case on the court calendar, an order whlcn was made to submit the case for de cision during the last term, was set aside and the plaintiff admitted 'o file an amended complaint before Sat urday morning, April 20. D. E. LAKIN CA8E THIS WEEK Witnesses Summoned to Appear Against Peck Sawmill Man. McH. Harbaugh returned to the city this morning from Peck, where he summoned witnesses to appear for the state In the Laktn case. D. E. Laktn., the mill man at Peck, was arrested last January by Deputy Game Warden Harbaugh for violat ing the game law by maintaining a - - dam without providing a fishway. He / _ for;™* tried before JuslLice Colburn and . WÜty ""djined *£ »*«* P«» 1 «* the case to the district court and the matter will come up for heat i j ,n » th1s weeK ' ___ the In all in to j Bad Blaze in Boston. J BOSTON, April 16,—Fire In a ware hou»e on Central wharf today resulted ; in damage estimated to $100.000. i- I - - j 8pain to Increase Navy. j MADRID. April 16.—The m'nlster of j marine In an Interview declared the [naval program to be presented at the onen'nv of the eortes comprises fresh expenditures amounting to $10,000,000 annually for several years. of O In Morqan After More Art. FLORENCE, Italy, April 16.—It 'a reported that J. Plerpont Morgan has paid $200,000 to Prince St. Boss! In order to have his refusal whenever the prince wishes to sell his art objects. A republican club of Kansas City Is raising a fund of 6166,060 to secure the republican national convention af 1668 tor that city. GEORGE MEYERS GALLED BEYOND Well Known Clarkston Boy Succombs to Peculiar Case Poisoning Clarkston Bureau Evening Teller, CLARKSTON, Wash., April 16.— News of the death of George Meyer«, a well known Clarkston young man who was at Clearwater, was received at 10 o'clock this morning by tne parents, who reside In South Vine land. Meyers had been employed In the Cracker Jack mine. While there he bcame poisoned. He failed st adily and returned to his home in this city. Doctors here were unable to diagnose the case, and upon the advise of U s parents, George went to Clearwater, & little town 20 miles from Kooskla, where he has been attended by Dr. Busey. The remains will be interred In ,he Fair View cemetery, ten miles frjm Clearwater. The father, mother and several relatives of the young man left this afternoon for Clearwater to attend the funeral. Packers Use 200,000 boxes. At a meeting of the» Asotin Fruit Growers' association last evening the crop prospects and the matter of tne orup piuojjci ^ . proper handling of the anticipate* fruit crop expected this year was dis cussed It is estimated that the asso elation nljjne will handle close to 20 carloads of fruit or about 200,000 box es, aggregating a selling price of near $15,000. A committee of trustees of the asso elation was appointed to confer with B J. Roper relative to the manufac ture of a sufficient number of fruit boxes for the yeaf's output, Mr. Roper to get the contract for their munu facture providing a nominal price wa* named-, A new board of trustees will be elected at the next meeting of the aa soclntlon, which will be held ln^ th Burnett building Saturday, Anrll 27. To Celebrate on Fourth. A committee of merchants are visit ing the husines men today for the purpose of securing their support for the holding of a grand celebration on Junly 4th. Clarkston has had no cele bration for three years, and the mov ' taken up has thus far met with favor In the eyes of those desirous of keep ing money at home. Pel»'orations have been held at little tows ihroughout the country for seveial years past, anl all Clarkston attended these demon strations. The chamber of commerce will take up the movement. Clarkston Newt Notes. C. A. Hannan, who recently pur chased the tailor shop supplies ot Hugo Kelgreen, has moved to Lewis ton, where he has accepted a position in the Berg tailoring parlors. Mr. Hannan has disposed oY his furniture to Mr. Kelgreen. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Williams, Mr. and Mrs. Philip Bremer, Mrs. Simpson and relatives assembled at the home of Philip Simpeon this morning to hold farewell party In honor of Mr. and Mrs. Bremer, who are preparing » leave for Seattle, where they have pur chased property. C. P. Cook left this afternoon for Orangeville, Mr. Cook spent the win ter In California Mr. and Mrs. J. HÄ Cayou have gone to Spokane, where they expect to re side permanently. NO EVIDENCE AGAINST BLAKE Goode Withdraws Connlaint and Says He Wil Let Matter Drop 'a In af Special to Evening Teller. COTTONWOOD, Idaho. A •i ll 16 — The charges against Harr> Blake, charged with the attempted ,i»sassliAa tion of Attorney George w Goode, have been withdrawn by Attorney Goode. Attorney Goode today stated that hs has been unable to secure suffidsiit evidence against Mr. Blake and pre fers to let the matter drap.