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THIBTÏ-HKCGND'YEAR— NO. 9 LEWISTON, IDAHO, FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 1908 1 $ THREE HUNDRED NEW YORK STALWARTS AT HUGHES DOL XAR DINNER DECLARE HIM TO BE STATE'S NOMINEE of < NEW YORK, Jan. 10.—The can didacy .of Governor Hughes for the republican nomination was launch ed at a Hughes dollar dinner, given hy the enrolled republicans of the 89th assembly district at Terry Gar den last night. The governor was not present, but sent a telegram in which he expressed the wish that all should contribute in making the re publican party a constantly-eftectlve Instrument for the correction of abuses and for conserving the rights and opportunities of all by impartial and straightforward administration. The speakers included Seth Lowe and Dr. Robert Stuart MacArthur, and their arguments in support of Governor Hughes' candidacy were greeted by the 300 diners with tu nraltuous applauce. All of the speakers declared that he should be New York state's candidate. The message from the governor follows: "Ï thank you for your invitation to attend the dinner this evening and 1 regret that on account of my engagements here 1 cannot be pres ent. I highly appreciate your friend ly words. The republican party has been and Is the party of progress and of opportunity. It Should be the earnest desire of every republi can to contribute so far as he mav to make the party a constantly-ef fectlve Instrument for the correc tion of abuses and for conserving the rights and opportunities of all bv lmoartlal and straightforward administration. So far as I am per sonally concerned, fiofhine should be left undone to accomplish these ends." » DRAW THE LINE ON NOBLEMEN NEW YORK, Jan. 10.—The Hotel Gotham, which is much frequented by foreigners, visitors to New York, has established a new rule which is aimed at ferign noblemen coming to this country. Hereafter the clerks will politely inform any nobleman arriving at the hotel that the rooms are all oc cupied unless the said nobleman has a sufficient quantity of baggage to insure his hotel bill, or unless he presents a letter of Identification from the diplomatic representaive of his country In America. Carl Bergen, manager of the ho tel, stated that he has sustained some large losses through foreign noblemen who stopped at the hotel but failed to pay their bills and whose baggage was not sufficient to reimburse the hotel for meals and lodging furnished. He declined to Bive the names of those causing the losses. FEDERATION LOSESMOTION SUPREME JUDGE IN DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA OVERRULES MO TION TO AMEND COURT'S OR DER IN BUCK STOVE CASE WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 .—Justice Gould of the supreme court of the j District of Columbia today overrul cd the motion of the American Fed era tlon of Labor to amend the court s order in the case of the Ruck Stove and Range company of fit. Louts, in whieh the <xmrt recent ly temporarily enjoined the fédéra tion c™« '■" v uon from placing that company on its boycott and unfair list in the, federation publications. Missouri Dairy Meeting. COLUMBIA, Mo., Jan. 10.—Some of the leading dairymen and agricul tural authorities of the United States are on the program for ad dresses at the eighteenth annual meeting of the Missouri State Dairy association, opened here today. Among them are Professor B. H. Rawl of Washington, Professor W. I J. Fraser of minois agricultural col- ! lege, W. W. Marple of Chicago and Kendall, Kansas state dairy i J. C. commissioner. TEN MEN ON THAW JORY is a AT THE CONCLUSION OF TO- Q DAY'S WORK BUT TWO VAC AN CIES REMAIN ON TRIAL JURY IN THAW CASE NEW YORK, Jan. 10.—The day of the second trial of Harry K. Thaw was devoted to the task t>f completing the Jury. There were seven sworn Jurors in the box when ttae proceedings began. Five men were added today, subject to per emptory. # ) After the recess two of the five temporary Jurors were excused and three more sworn In, leaving but two vacancies to be filled In the ; trial panel. 1 GROWTH OF ST. M A RIES New Townsite on Milwaukee and St. __ ST. MARIES. Ida., Jan. 10.—St. Maries has made a phenomenal Paul Shows Great Activity growth during the past six months, the population having increased nearly 50 percent, while by actual count more-than 50 new buildings, includlng a brick business block for;CT the Lumbermen's State bank, cost ing approximately $15,000, and two modern residences costing over $4000 each, have been erected. Plans are in preparation for five brick business blocks to be erected early in the coming spring at an average cost of $10,000 each. Plans have also been made for a modern hotel building with 65 rooms, to cost, with furnishings, be tween $65,000 and $70,000. There are indications that the coming year wil be one of unusual activity in St. Maries and vicinity. I REAL ESTATE CHANGES HANDS While few real estate deals of Im portance have been reported during the past few weeks, there have been a number of transfers made by trad ing. The William Hollingsworth ranch of 266 acres, near Lenore, was se cured by J. W. and W. M. Watson of Lewiston, the consideration being a $3666 residence in Clarkston. Messrs. Watson then sold the Lenore property for $3666 to T. B. York. Mrs. J. B. Anderson traded a 160 acre timber tract located in the Pierce City district for a 5-acre Clarkston fruit tract, the deal being negotiated with Frank Wicks. | W. W. Morrison, the well-known real estate dealer, several transfers. negotiated the Arbor Day in Louisiana BATON ROUGE, La., Jan. 10. I The third annual observance of Ar bor day in Louisiana took place to day. The day was set aside by the public schools throughout the state for the holding of exercises appro ___the . Taft on the Philippines ! ■ j prlate to the occasion and the plant ing of trees and shrubs in school yards and other public places NEW YORK, Jan. 10.—Secretary of War Taft is to be the speaker to-' nt the People's Institute in • Bl R nt 81 lue Cooper Union. His subject will be j ["The Philippines." . _ IRRIGATION COMPANIES IN C0N TROVERSY OVER THE APPRO PRIATION OF FLOOD WATERS WOULD CANCEL WATER PERMIT OF STREAMS ABOVE WAHA The Waha-Lewiston Land and ! Water company is plaintiff in an ac tlon brought against the Lewiston Sweetwater Land, Irrigation and Power company, in which a petition is filed for an appeal from the decl sion of the state engineer in which ; was denied an application to cancel 1 a permit to appropriate the waters Q f Mission kill, Soldier's and Sweet water creeks and tributaries. The Detltlon alleges thst the Wa ha-Lewiston Land and Water com pany is the holder of a subsequent permit covering the same streams, That by the terms of the permit one-fifth of the work, estimated to be about $150.000, was to be per formed before April 25, 1907. The petition further alleges that no part Of this work has been per formed and ask« that the permit be canceled. The attorney« for the plaintiff are G. W. Tannahill. W. B. Hey burn, William H. Batting and Alfred H. Fraser. % The permit In question was one granted to L F. Pence several years elates were endeavoring to Interest (Chicago capital in an irrigation *°heme on Craig mountain. It is alleged that at the time the state engineer visited this section to act ™ tbB petition asking for a cençe1-| K*tt©n of the Pence permit he in «cected other improvement work not connected with the Pence, project, ond believing this other work to be P* ,, ' fr,1 *med on the Pence nlans. de ded adversely to the petitioners. - OY TERRORISTS WARSAW, Jan. 10.—The terror ists have resumed operations. A bomb thrown today at a post car at 8oko,ow kl »* d two and injured 10. They looted the safes and escaped with a large sum of money. To Entertain Bluejackets RIO JANEIRO, Jan. 9.—The ex pected arrival here- tomorrow of the American battleships Admiral Evans has aroused the keenest interest among all classes. The thousands of American blue jackets will be given the freedom of the city and nothing will be left under" Rear ! undone to contribute to their pleas ure . For the officers of the fleet there will be a continuous round of Official entertainment from the time of their arrival until their depart ture. The functions for which elaborate arrangements have al ready been conclude«! will include a dinner by President Penna, a ban quet by the minister of foreign af fairs, and receptions and dinners to he given by Irving B. Dudley, the' American ambassador, by the min- j lster of marine and by the Naval dnh of Rio Janeiro. j ............................—......— j THEY TABOO BIRD ORNAMENTS Chicago Women Form Club to Pro tect Birds CHICAGO, Jan. 10.—Pledges not to wear the plumage of any birds other than crows were signed yester day by women representing 13 or ganizations in the Federation of Women's Clubs, the occasion being a j meeting of the Seventh district of Mrs. S. P. Peterson, chairman of j forestry committee of the fed- ; jeration, prompted the move In an j address, and especial emphasis was ] WM _ that body. The pledge excludes do mestic fowls, held on placing the ban on aigrets, regardless of the dictates of fash Ion. Membership in the clubs rep resented at the meeting exceeds ASOTIN FAVORS LEWISTON PLAN MEETING OF PROMINENT BUSI NESS MEN HELD LAST EVEN ING LENDS STRENGTH TO CO OPERATIVE AGREEMENT ! More than 100 citizens, represent ing the property owners of Anatone, Cloverland, Asotin, Clarkston ana Lewiston, met at Asotin last night and authorized the appointment of a committee representing all com ; munities, to meet in Lewiston on the 1 morning of January 15, to prepare the proposition to be presented to the mass meeting to be held that number of Lewiston business night. The meeting was attended by a men, and all report a most interesting session. The people of Asotin coun I ty are generally favorable to the plan proposed by the Lewiston Com mercial club relative to demanding a contract from Engineer McKean ! by which the electric road associa- ! tlon becomes owner of a one-half ■ interest in all of the acquisitions oî | the electric road, providing Mr. Mc-; Kean is umfble to fulfill his part of the contract. During the next few days the matter will be thoroughly discussed with the people residing In the j country to be served by the propos- 1 i ? d _ "A*- , PrOP ,° 8ed t .° ^ ,ng the , largest delegation from Asotin coun j ty that has ever gathered in Lewis- 1 ton, and all will labor for such i measures as are calculated to give the country absolute protection. The committee that will prepare j the resolutions will represent all sections, the members from Asotin ; being George W. Bailey, E. Bau- 1 meister, Charles Isack, Mr. Glover, Dr. Fulton. Kay L. Charles Florence. Thompson and STAGE REALISM WAS TOO REAL j I LINN, Mass., Jan. 10.—Furious over the treatment accorded by the villain to the heroine of a play at! a local theater last night, George j Munroe jumped on the stage and I after driving the villain off the [ stage he seized the heroine in his arms and declared he would defend her. The stage hands attempted to ( dr,ve Munroe ofl the 8ta « e * but he seized a fire ax and refused to leave until overpowered by six policemen. , I Fruit Men in Session mo j s t U re law. j This makes ROCHESTER, N. Y„ Jan. 1 Manufacturers of evaporated fruit to the number of several scores are in attendance today at the annual meeting of the Western New York Evaporated Fruit association. The session will extend through tomor row. The association has a mem- j bership of 300 in the fruit district of western New York. The princl pal matter of interest before the convention is the amendment of the the * dealer equally responsible with the manufacturer j for the condition of the product. The j association will work for other amendments to the moisture law, and It Is said its constitutionality will be stacked. E. W. Catchpole of j North Rose is president of the asso ciation, which is the leading organl-j zation of its kind in the East. WASHINGTON, Jan. 10.—The National Rifle Association j annual meeting of the board of the National Rifle association is In ses sion here, with an attendance rep-j resenting a majority of the state, j The association aims to promote rifle ; practice in the militia organizations j and In schools and colleges. ] Among those In attendance are the adjutant-generals of a number, of states, who will later go to B«js- ! ton to attend the meeting of the j National Guard Association of the ! United States. Organize Against Celestials PORTLAND. Jan. 10.—Former United States Senator John M. Gear in and other men of prominence are announced to speak at a mass meet ing of citizens to be held tonight for the purpose of considering the sub ject of Asiatic exclusion. The meeting has been arranged by the Asiatic Exclusion league, an or ganization recently formed by the local trades unions, and having for its chief object the exclusion from the United States of the brown and yellow laborers from the Orient. TIME LIMIT ON RAILROADS NEW YORK CITY WILL CANCEL FRANCHISES OF TWO ROADS j i i j ; ! WH0SE CONSTRUCTION OFER ATI0NS WERE TOO SLOW NEW YORK, Jan. 10.—Because Qf dlIatory tac ti c8 in beginning the practlcal construction Work, the ; franchl8eB of tbe New York, West- ' cheater and Boston and the New York ftnd port chester rallway8 w ,„ probably be declared forfeited by the| 1 and Hartford by reaBOn of Us , recent purchase of the Millbrook holding company. The board of estimate and apportion ment at its meeting today. The companies are alleged to be owned by the New York, New Ha COItlpany 1 f rnncb f 0 p n ton gJnoe tbfin Jegs tw of the two companies, bßen done , 1 iwere granted In 1902, and the In dention was to build a six-track rall Iroad between New York and Bos $ 1 . 000 . 000 worth of construction work has j I To Hold Bowling Tourney FORT WAYNE, Ind., Jan. 10.— Arrangements have been completed for the big bowling tournament to be held in this city next week, be ginning Monday and continuing j three days. I Nearly every Important bowling Renter in this section of the country jhas sent entries, including Clncln Inaii, Grand Rapids, Chicago, De troit,. Lansing, Toledo, Columbus. Cleveland, Lima, Dayton, Akron, In , dlanapolis, Terre Haute, Muncie, I Anderson, Marion and Bluffton. LAHOR MEN OPPOSE SPARKS meeting here last night called for j RENO, Nev., Jan'. 10. 1000 union men attended a securing an expression of opinion on 1 the labor situation at Goldfield, Resolutions upholding Governor Sparks in calling for troops were in troduced and seconded, but were voted down amid hisses, Resolutions were then passed stat ing that the troops were an unnec essary expense, were called without cause, and that it was the sense of those assembled that the primary purpose for bringing the troops to Goldfield was to reduce wages and I l Fully I mass j aim a direct blow at organized labor ! in Nevada. Members of the state legislature who spoke were decried as enemis of union labor for uphold ing the call for troops. _ Y. M. C. A. Conference WALLA WALLA, Wash., Jan. 10. —A tristate conference qf Young Men's Christian associations began ; at the new Y. M. C. A. building in this city today with an -attendance , of delegates from various parts of Washington, Oregon and Idaho. The sessions are to continue three days and will be devoted to the die-1 cusslon of Y. M. C. A. work in all its branches. Several speakers of note wtil be hoard . : Still Adjusting Exchange ! j CALCUTTA, Jan. 10.—The ! of discount was Increased jfrom 7 to 8 per cent. I j rats'od today SAY FOWLER G0ESJ00 FAR SOME MEMBERS OF HOUSE COM MITTEE DO NOT AGREE WITH CHAIRMAN IN HIS REORGANI ZATION OF CURRENCY WASHINGTON. Jan. 10.—Decid ed differences of opinion as to th® way of injecting elasticity into th® national currency and of increasing the safety of bank deposits have arisen among the members of the house eommlttee on banking and currency, of which Representative Fowler of New Jersey is chairman. Some of the republican members ct the committee, as well as democrats are not in entire sympathy with the plan of Chairman Fowler as em bodied in the bill introduced by him yesterday contemplating the imme diate and complete retirement of all national bank bond secured cur renc V and Its replacement by a Buaranteed credit currency based u b° n Bcneral assets of the banks The B reat difference distingufsh I«R the Fowler bill from the bill !n troduced In the senate by Mr. Ald rlcl1 ' wh,ch ,s looked on with favor by some of the members of the house banking committee, are that th® former proposes a complete and per manent reorganisation of the coun try's paper money, while the latter attempts only an emergenev expul sion and the one clings to national bank currency, while the other per mits the accordance of railroad, county end municipal bonds under certain restrictions as security. Fire in Knitting Mills DETROIT, Jan. 10.—A fire In th® Forester & Cheny knitting mills to day resulted In the injury of fiv® men and the loss of $100,000. EAST RIVER way system to Brooklyn, is regard long step toward the solu tion of the transportation problem of New York. M NEW YORK, Jan. 10.—The first of the tunnels under the waters that divide Manhatan from Brooklyn on the one side and from New Jersey on the other was opened for trafflo late yesterday, when the initial passenger train left the Bowling Green station of the Interborough subway, ran down the inclined tracks to the Battery, far below the surface of East river and went the length of one of the long double tubes which parallel each other un der the river to Brooklyn. The opening 0 f this tunnel, which j g gffeet the extending of the sub BERLIN RIOTS OVER SUFFRAGE ! DEMAND FOB MANHOOD SUF FRAGE TURNED DOWN BY CHANCELLOR AND HIS RE MARKS MET WITH UPHEAVAL BERLIN, Jan. 10. A demand in The Prussian lantig for manhood ; suffrage In Prussia brought out a statement from the Imperial chan , cellor that he did not consider man hood suffrage good for the state. Too imany points were involved, at any rate to permit action at this session, The remarks were greeted with a storm of hisses. Large crowds gath ered outside the building and rtot jing commenced. The police were calle«! upon an I dispersed the rioters j sabers. Similar seem at the imperial were révérai serious many arrests.