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THIRTY -FIRST YEAR—NO. 267. LEWISTON, IDAHO. WEDNESDAY. NOVEMBER 27, 1907. QUARREL SCENE IS REVIEWED WITNESSES IN REBUTTAL TELL OF PERSONAL STRUGGLE BE TWEEN MRS. BRADLEY AND MRS. BOWN AT SALT LAKE. WASHINGTON, Nov. 27.—Archi bald Livingston, former stenogra pher for ex-Senator Brown, con tinued his testimony in rebuttal at the Bradley trial today. He declar ed that on December 1, one week before the tragedy, Mrs. Bradley called him to the telephone and said : "So Mr. Brown got away, did he?" Livingston declared that on IBs telling Mrs. Bradley that he did not think that Brown would marry her she said: "Well, he'll have to or I'll blow his head off." P. P. Christensen, a Salt Lake at torney, knew Mrs. Bradley intimate ly and described the scene at the depot in the summer of 1905, when Mrs. Bradley insisted on going away with Brown and fairly hung on to him. Brown, he said, repeatedly repelled the woman. j I i ! 9 Sorenson Christensen of Salt Lake testified that he made an occasional trip to Pocatello with Brown. Mrs. Bradley appeared suddenly and Brown chastised her for following him there. On the same occasiou Mrs. Brown appeared and engaged In a personal struggle with Mrs. Bradley, clutching her by the throat and exclaiming: "Let me kill her. ' On the same occasion, the witness stated. Brown declared in the pres ence of Mrs. Bradley and Max Brown ■ and himself that he was not the father of Max Brown, and Mrs. P r own upbraided him as a "low, vile creature for denying his own child and admitting the fatherhood of bas tards." After a number of witnesses had testified at the afternoon session ns to Mrs. Bradley's rationality the court adjourned until Friday morn ing. REDUCED PRICE FOR MEATS. New York Rockers A Free With Chi cago and St. Louis Reports. NEW YORK. Nov. 27.—T.oeal packers confirm the.reports from Chi cago ndn St. Louis that there will he a reduction in the orice of meats of the lees choice grades. TRIES MURDER THEN SUICIDE STARTED BY INSANE GEORGIA BACHELOR. SISTER-IN-LAW AND NIECE VIC TIMS OF CUTTING AFFRAY UTHONIA, Ga., Nov. 27.—Enoch Sanders, a bachelor living near the home of his sister-in-law, Mrs. Alice Sanders, rushed into the kitchen to day and slashed his niece, Bertha, with a razor. He then turned on Mrs. Sanders, cutting her seriously. Sanders finally turned the knife on his own throat, Inflicting fatal wounds. Mrs. Sanders and her daughter will recover. CUTS SON'S THROAT Œ SLEEPS. THEN TRIES SDI CRAZED MOTHER ATTEMPTS MURDER OF HER BOY WHILE CIDE. ST. LOUIS, Nov. 27. —Early today Mr ® Elizabeth D. Smith, a widow, 8 utfertng from mental trouble, slash ___________ __ __________ ed tbe throat of her son, Philip, '$ed 22, with a razor as he slept. ; w,tb the blood streaming from his *®und, the son seized his mother as; ® he was about to Jump Intb the els J*™- Assistance arrived as he was 1 »intlng from ion 0 f blood. HOW DAY WILL BE OBSERVED Business Houses and Public Offices Will Be Closed. The city of Lewiston will general l.v observe the Thanksgiving holiday tomorrow. The banks, city and coun ty offices will be closed for the day. The postoffice will observe the regu lar holiday and Sunday hours. The dry goods stores will be dos ed all day, while grocery stores and meat markets will remain open until 9 o'clock. The barber shops will be open until noon. Death of Baron Battersea. LONDON, Nov. 27.—The death is announced of Cyril Flower, first Baron of Battersea. He was lord of the treasury under the Gladstone administration. KURDISH TRIBES RAID VILLAGES EMBASSIES REPORT TO ARMENIAN HOMES FROM LAWLESSNESS WHICH THE PORTE WINKS AT. CONSTANTINOPLE, Nov. 27.— q' be lawless activity of the Kurdfch v^TR^AGE.. sible, massacre under the protection 0 f the notorious Ibraham Pasha. Kurdish horsemen are making ra j ds on Turkish villages and Ar n , en ian homes. Sixteen villages have heen pillaged and burned with-; tribes of Armno, a Kurdish district of Erzerum, and ltlis. Van Kapptun and Diarbekir, is causing lively con-, eern to the porte. Foreign embassies are interesting themselves in urging prompt meas-jp ures to be taken to prevent, if pos in the last month, and eight villages in the Serts district have, met the same fate. The lives of the inhabi tants were spared, but all their possessions taken. The pinch of hun ger is being feit, and a scarcity of fuel. The missionaries are doing thpIr best to mitigate the misery, but outside help is urgently needed. KILL DIRECT PRIMARY RILL FRIENDS OF CANNON IN ILLINOIS LEGISLATURE THINK IT MIGHT OPERATE AGAINST DIDACY. HIS SPRINGFIELD, 111., Nov. 27.— Ogelsby direct primary bill, which would have changed the method of choosing the Illinois delegates to the national political conventions, was killed at midnight in the lower house of the state legislature. The bill was ordered killed by friends of Speaker Cannon because of its being possibly inimical to his candidacy for the republican presi dential nomination. CAN 27. PETTIBONE TRAIL HAS BEGUN STATE OPENS CASE AND COM MENCES THE EXAMINATION OF TALESMEN TO MAKE UP THE JURY. _ BOISE, Nov. 27.—The trial of Pettihone for alleged complicity in the murder of Steunenberg was be gun ln the district court today, Judge Fremont Wood presiding. At torneys Hawley and Darrow were present and C. C. Cavanaugh a law i • partner of Senator Borah, was en associate counsel for the tered state. After the jury box was filled, Haw ley briefly stated the state's case and immediately plunged ln the ex 037. ford was passed cause. by the state for Burglar Shoots to Kill. KALAMAZOO. Nov 2fi —Horace „ , . , B. Dnvls, aged 53. a prominent husl-: ness man. was shot through Hie ; heart and killed here by a gurglar, 'early today. -- The Dartmouth varsity and Yale 1 freshman elevens did not lose a game this soasoa. , _ HAVE SHIPPED 300 CARLOADS WHITE BROS. & CRUM CLOSE A SUCCESSFUL YEAR WITH 50 PER CENT INCREASE OVER LAST YEAR'S BUSINESS. W. A. White of the firm of White Bros. & Crum returned this morning from Chicago, where he has been in the interests of the firm's fruit ship ments. The company's business for the season is practically completed, and during the year the carload ship ments have aggregated about 300 carloads, an increase of 50 per cent over last year's business. The ship ments comprise about 125 carloads of apples, the remainder being divid ed between peaehe and smaller fruits. plums, ptunes The company has operated iu the Lewiston-Clarkston, Clearwater and g nake r jver sections and at Peach, Wash., and has made apple ship ments from Pa louse points. The ship ments from the Lewiston-Clarkston section are below last year's record on account of the severe frost last spring, but the Snake river section has marketed its banner crop this year. The crop handled by White Bros, & Crum has been marketed through the Middle West states and In the i f ar East cities, where satisfactory r | Ces have been secured for all shipments. CERTIFICATES NOT NEEDED ! ! MONEY CONDITIONS EASING UP AND PROBABILITY THAT NOT ALL OF THE ISSUE WILL BE WANTED OP. NEEDED. banks purchasing such bonds. All WASHINGTON, Nov. 27.—There have been several important develop- j ments in the plans of the treasury department of affording relief to the money market by the issue or new j stated^ that of ^he^amount^ pawfor j stated that ot tue amount paiu h» J the Panama canal bonds 90 per cent, would be deposited with national i . ... . the indications point to a lange oyer-j subscription of the bonds. Thtf bids j thus far received number nearly many as tor the^ last issue ot Pana ma bonds, which was over-subscrih-1 ed to the extent of several hundred ; million dollars f „ j An important fact relating to the | one-year treasury certificates is that, already the amount allotted approxi mates $25,000,000. Of this sum only, about $3,500,000 has as yet been i pledged as security for circulation but the certificates are being trans-j ferred to the custody of the United i ! States treasurer almost as rapidly asl_. i the banks are notified of their allot-' ments. It is the general belief in ■ banking circles here that it will not' be necessary to Issue the full amount • of $100,000,000 which was author-j j zpd ! j The advices sent to Philadelphia ! ! to return to subscribers cash paid by them for certificates Indicates that private individuals making suhscrlp tiens will not receive the full' amount subscribed for. and may not receivé any certificates at all. If the banks of the country generally re- j same cash payments next week, as is' thoroughly expected, it is anticipa ! ted that there will not be much l further hoarding of currency, and therefore not much further necessl I ty for the increasing of the circula tton. Already the amount of new bank note circulation taken out dur ---------------------------- Ing November slightly exceeds $40, 000,000. which is beyond the estl matpg of thp treasury thrpp WPPkB ago. BANKS COME TO THE RESCUE , des MOINES, la.. Nov. 27.—Lo ; cal banks have come to the aid of; : the mine owners, pçpvidlng them, with cash to pay their men, thus avoiding the strike of 3000 miners.! All differences have been adjusted! and the miners have returned to work. GAME SEASUN ENDS SATDRDAV SPORTSMEN TAKE ADVANTAGE OF HOLIDAY TO FILL GAME BAGS, PROBABLY FOR LAST TIME THIS SEASON. The open season for the killing of prairie chickens, quail, grouse and pheasants will close Saturday night, or November 30, and while the hunt ing during the season has been poor, a number of parties have been or ganized for trips into the elds during the next, few days. Some confusion has been occasion ed relative to the season for killing pheasants, prairie chickens and tur tle doves, as some of the licenses Is sued have contained a typographical error nam | nK the closing of the sea son as December 31, hut this error I i ! i wil] not bp rPP0Knl ., pd bv the state R f on ' oontrarv to thp statP , aw an d ' geese will close authorities, who have indicated an i intention of prosecuting any person i found with such game in his posses-; >n contrary to the state law. The season for snipe, plover, ducks' December 31, j i MURDER MYSTERY STILE DNSOLVED , . . , , . . ! nut tis ipw ducks ami no rcpsc navci . . .... come Into the country up to this; time, the hunting will practically bo , at an end Saturday night. ! , . I .. PZIO, Nov. 2i. T he policy to-1 day expelled from Saxony four Mor-1 ! mon missionaries as "obnoxious for-j signers. : ! I NO CLAIMANT YET FOR BODY OF WOMAN WHO ADDfcD SUICIDE TO MURDER AND ARSON AT NEW ROCHELLE. \ I ! j OH1CAGO Nov 26 ,_ The body of Mrs Urace Smlth who Saturday, j ]a8t> k „ led hei . hüsband and 8et flre ! j l ° her horae at New Rochelle ' then j kuied herself, h as not been <.i alnied . Coroner ,s.,J i tkp Squires has learned that; woman who for years claimed j to be the daughter of the late Lieu- ! tenant Uovernor H , Bulkier of! j Connectlcut wus born ln Manchas «L, England, and came to America when a young child The true 8tory Qf the woman wl „ probably never be ; ^ nown j It is said that Mrs. Smith under | varlou8 naraes obtalned Cl e dit in Bevera , New York 8tore8 . Many bms were not pald and on 8everal i occasions she was sued or compelled i ! to return the goods purchased. FOOTBALL GAME TOMORROW. ; asl_. . Elc ^ e< ^ Teams Will Compete in a ■ Game at Normal Campus. Thanksgiving will not be without I !'^ (ootba11 contest, and the fact that|. there has bp en a dearth of such eon ! tests during the fall and winter will j ! add zest to the game .planned for to-j morrow, when a picked team fron ;tbe ' S,orma * and schools willj p,ay " a P iclie, l team from the ath-; ! etes in the clty ' Both teams havp ieen P' actlcing steadily for the past w f ek * or g ame - and t' le contest j j W ' R be e * ose and exciting, ^cT' 00 ' team is being coached Coach Arnold of the High school, l wbo pu L the boys on edge for the 8u< -cessful game they had against the l, J'T verR Tty preparatory team early In season - The city team is being coached b - v Frank Bernard, himseir a pIa > er and member of < l ra< ! k eam w,| Ue in the Washington State i y !,, ^ be £i n °n the Normal campus at 8 Thanksgiving afternon. ROBBERS LOOT RIG PAWN SHOP i I TUMLA, Russia, Nov. 27. —A band of robbers today entered the govern ment pawnshop In this town and gathered together diamonds and gold to the value of $75,000 and escaped. - Chicago Wheat Market CHICAGO, Nov. 27.—Wheat: December, $S*c; May, $1.03)4 0%. OKLAHOMA VS. WASHBURN. — - - Team From New State University Will Put Up Stron" Fight. OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 27. everything is in readiness for the big football game here tomorrow be tween the elevens of the University of Oklahoma and Washburn college of Topeka. Kail. The game will be played at the state fair grounds, and promises to attract the largest crowd that ever attended a similar contest in this section. The records for the» season make Washburn the favorite, hut the Oklahoma team is counted upon lo put up a splendid fight for the honors. I.0CAI. OFFICE IS AFFIRMED THREE SIONS LAND CONTEST DECI HANDED DOWN FROM THE COMMISSIONER RECEIVED AT LEWISTON OFFICE, S. G. 1 1 the • lo Lon j the ; I the 1 affirmed. The case of Thomas F. The local land office has ceeeived ! . 1 , « , . . i three decisions fftum the commission er Qf thp rtt , , and offlce lu w hi,-h ! , hp ( , eclslons of the offlce ftre . jlv Ifill vs I ual ordered ■ j Thomas H. Jolly, involving a valua hie tract in the Troy section and con tested on the ground of abandon ment was declded ln faV()r of th e entryman and the contest dismissed. The case of John B. Byrom vs. Jacob King, involving a tract in the Tnlioe section, was decided in favor' of of the entryman and the contest or dered dismissed. The case of Warren Herren vs. George F. Mills, wherein a question I of prior right was Involved, was de cided in favor of Herren and his fil ! in g ordered accepted. WANTS COLLEGE TO BE ORTHODOX ! j RICH MAN WITHDRAWS DONA j ! DOUBTS THE STORY OF JONAH AND THE WHALE. TION BECAUSE INSTITUTION ; be Is BOSTON, Nov. 27.—The courts of Massachusetts may be called on to pass on the truth of the story of Jonah and the whale. The Chris tian Bible college has brought a suit against Rev. Gustavus A. Hoffman to enforce the payment of an in dorsed note. Hoffman declined to pay the note. He alleged when he signed It he be ; Keyed the college to he orthodox J WESTON BEATS He rites the story of Jonah and the, whale, which the college refused to:,, accept, and says he will ask the I courts to pass on the matter. - j j a VETERAN OF 69 YEARS TRUDGES OVER 1200 MILES AT THE RATE OF 50 MI T,E S PER DAY_BIG CROWD WELCOMED HIM. l 1 p j CH1CAGO, Nov. 27.—Edward ». Weston finished his tramp of 1234 , m j] es f rom Portland, Me., at the fed era j bu llding here at 12:15 today. He i left Portland October 29 at 5 p. m., thus making his traveling time, ex clusive of Sundays, 24 days, 19 hours and 15 minutes. He did not I walk Sundays. He broke his record of 40 years ago by one day, three hours and 25 minutes. Drexel boule- : vard was packed with a cheering crowd along his line of march down town. Bank President Arrested. ; NEW YORK, Nov. 26.—The kings I county grand Jury returned Indict ments against three men today. Their names are withheld hut the detectives have arrested John Jenk ins. Jr., president of the Jenkins Trust company, who Is released on ! bonds. WOULD UNITE RURAL SCHOOLS STATE SUPERINTENDENT MISS CHAMBERLAIN FAVORS PLAN OF CONSOLIDATION TO BUILD UP GRADED SCHOOLS. PAYYETK. Nov. 27. State Super intendent of Public Instruction Miss S. Belle Chamberlain and Professor G. A. Axline of the Albion Normal delivered two addresses here Satur day evening In the auditorium ot the High school, the first of a series lo he delivered. Miss Chamberlain spoke entirely Lon "The Consolidation of the School Districts." She said that in two years she hoped there would he many such consolidations against one In the state now. The one now is In the Twin Falls district, which was organized two years ago and has proved very successful. She advo cates these districts, as they glvathe children of the rural districts the same advantages as the city boy. The strong things in their favor are the better school buildings and equipments that would result from securing of ,bp consolidation, the ...... p hottor fpnrliprs at a ^alarv on ac a lpt,H salary on ac ° r tbp lon * p '' bpt *« r trustees. Tn these districts a friend jlv rivalry can exist that would en courage the classes, of which there will he more, to work harder. Man ual training, agricultural work and domestic science. Miss Chamberlain hopes to add to the list of studies.as 800,1 aR h oss, ble. The speaker ex plained how the consolidation sys tem was cheaper to every one con cerned ns It abolished the necessity of fletld,ne tbp children away from bnnlP to * pt " n m-dlnnrv education. One of the strops' nrenments ip its fnvor Is that all lendln«" educational authorities approve of the consolida tion system. > Prof Axline spoke briefly to the assembly, impressing nnon their minds the necessity of better educa tion. RALEIGH DAY ftï JAMESTOWN NORFOLK, Va., Nov. 27.—Huu dreds of citizens of the North Caro lina capital participated today in the celebration of Raleigh day at the Jamestown exposition. Governor Glenn of North Carolina was the principal speaker. Addresses were also delivered by Mayor Johnson of Raleigh- President Tucker of the ex position and others. Tomorrow, Thanksgiving day, will be observed at the exposition as Sig ma Phi Epsilon fraternity day, and It Is expected that all the chapters throughout the country will he rep resented. The festivities will close with a great ball given by the fra tern,ty at tbe exposition convention hull. A football game between the . .. XT ' , ^ \ •rglnia and the North Carolina Agricultural college will be a feature of the day's celebration; WOOD COMBINE IS BROKEN The fuel combine in the Clearwa ter country has been broke ». aud parlles ho!d,ug wood at rallroad shlppin K points are now endeavoring l -° ne ^«tiate sales at $ti per cord, or 1 50 cents below the price which has been asked for the past several j weeks. Henry Noble, a prominent resl , , dent of °roflno, was ln the city to day ,' and °^ ers a '°t of 30 cords of choice red fir for $6 per cord. The cost of shipment to Lewiston is $1.25 per cord, and an additional cost of 50 cents for drayage and 50 cents for sawing would place the wood ln the ha uls of the consumer for $8.25 : ,)er cord ' South Georgia Methodists. BRUNSWICK. Ga . Nov. 27.—-The annual meeting of the South Georgia conference of the Methodist chusch ; began ln this city this morning, and I will probably last until Wednesday of next week. More than 200 preachers and a large number of lay delegates and visitors were In attendance when the conference was called to order by ! Bishop James Atkins of North Caro ii nm .