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UtWISTON INTEREST ATE NEWS.
Published Every Tuesday and Friday by the Teller Publishing Compapy, Ltd. President CL A. CL H. MARTIN ---- ........................ Gen. Manager Entered at Idaho, as the Postoffice at Lewiston, second class mail matter. flu Inter-State News was consolidated with the Teller Aaril 14, 1905. Lewiston Teller Established 1876. Inter State News was Established on September 23, 1904. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION One year, In advance ............................ months. In advance ......................... Phene 261 Main PREPARING FOR PEACE. There is now a well defined rumor that the delay in She naval operations in the far east is occasioned from the rfart that there are peace negotiations pending between the powers. Japan has modified the first draft of her ulti matum to Russia and the new plan may prove the solution r-Af-the -problem, in which case the great naval battle may r waver"oe fought. 'It is learned from an authoritative source that Japan Time 'definitely decided on an outline of the terms upon '.«fetch tt will withdraw its armies from Manchuria, when *pOvances to this end shall have been made by Russia. The t terms of peace as decided upon by the mikado and his -«Bvlsers stipulate that Korea is to remain under Japanese protection, and that Russia is to make no attempt In any «ay to interfere In the administration of that country. Manchuria is to be restored tothe Chinese empire. Vladi vostok Is to be dismantled, and to become a free port. For . » limited number of years,'subsequently to be agreed upon. . Hr** is to maintain a garrison at Port Arthur, and at the end or the agreed period the future of the port is to be de cided upon by a conference between representatives pf the Ms* pewers, presided over by a representative selected S*y either England or France. Russia is «Ot to seek to ac quire a naval base in Far. Eastern waters, and the strength • of her fleet in those waters is to be kept with well defined Vltaitta The railways of Manchuria are to be bought at « price arrived at by mutual settlement, from Russia by Japan, and transferred to China. A large money indemnity teas been considered by Japan, but this. It is learned, might Pie modified, or even altogether withdrawn, while the re tention of a Japanese garrison at Port Arthur might also tee waived, on Russia accepting other tejms. What Is being done to advertise Lewiston and the Clearwater country at the Lewis and Clark exposition? It is a common newspaper paragraph to read of movements «IteJvhere to carry the news to the exposition and adopt -some systematic plan for advertising Boise or Spokane or 'Walla Walla or one or another of the towns near or re mote from the center of attraction, but how are the visitors ■to Portland to know that Lewiston is on the map or that there is a Clearwater country suffering for better railroad ■transportation? Colonel Allen Miller's plan of a north Idaho pamphlet is good as far as It goes, but a special vfeeoklet would be better. Specific information is what is -«anted. À small attractive folder that can be carried -«way In the pocket is preferable to an unabridged dic tionary of elaborate and undigested matter. The electric line la the key thnt will unlock the treas ■ wires' of the Clearwater country. The People Are Thinking. dTYom the Fortlund Journal.) What a deplorable dangerous thing It would be. If we are to rely upon rthe pessimistic arguments and specu ' Patlens of the organs of stapdpatlsm, 'if the people in place of a syndicate >w»f multimillionaires, headed by J. P. .'Morgan, J. D. Rockefeller, or some * -other money absorber, should acquire, -«wn and operate the street railways -«r a large city. All sorts of dire con ■ «eqqences are predicted, and failure «fid disaster crouch on every hand to * tee-ar down and break tip s-ich enter prise. -accordmg to the organs of mo t nopoly. Yet It is not satisfactorily explained ■ «hy, is these fit«,financiers can greatly .over-capitalize these' properties and Chen get larger dividends out of them, ■fibe people, acting through thoroughly «rustworthy men, should not make a atsceess if running street railways. As Jlqypr iPunne pithily remarks: "I can rtw street railways in Chicago as well as J. P. Morgan of New York can." The same vehicles of monopolistic thought and purpose frown darkly and aselte lugubriously also on the propo sition wf public ownership of the ex r «reas : business. But the more they »■arn about It and think about it. the snore the people, will favor a movement Coward this end. Sending packages «nd money from one place to another throughout the country has grown to tee a business of enormous proportions quid yielding enormous profits. The gentelmrn engaged In this- very useful •"■Ad necessary .business attend to It * *Ml and with them the peorfte have ' jj® quarrel except perhaps as to the «cale of charges; but they see no good •mason why a few, nice, agreeable gen tlemen should pocket many millions a year out of this business when the peo themselves might a swell pay the ' employed their salaries them vtelves. and keep the millions of net profits In their own pockets or use them *• better their condition in life. The people owe the owners of the express companies no grudge, but neither do New Hats Arrive at The Fashion 4; The Latest Styles In Millinery from New York LADIES you are invited to call and select a creation before they are all gone The Fashion A. D. T. Messenger Service *f Ora L. Kennedy jté Main I ' i6ri they owe them this great favor of put ting millions of.'profits annually into their pockets. No, the public are not going to be scared from such thoughts as these by the lugubrlpus presentiments of the journalistic ndvocates of the policy of keeping things always Just as they are. An All-Around Présidant. (Goodwill's Weekly.) The president Is having the time of his life down with the cowboys, telling them how to bring up children, show In g them how- to shoot wolves, taking the most approved consumption treat-1 ment —living in the open, air. sleeping on the porch, eating com bread and bacon and eggs—and forgetting that there is any San Domingo, or Vene zuela. or clamoring politicians. He Is giving his kingdom for a horse now adays, a horse and gun; he Is hunting out the wild beasts that hearing of his coming are hunting their holes. And he is wearing out his old clothes and laughing his tailor to .scorn. All the time. too. he is giving young Texas and 'young Oklahoma an object lesson Inr how It is possible for a president to be a cowboy, the reverse of which of course is how a cowboy, sometimes. If be has the hgain and the sand and the assurance and the perseverance and the luck may become a president. And more thnn one Texan boy will study harder hext term at school and he more careful of deportment because of that object lesson. And the older Texans will more thoroughly compre hend than ever before that all the dif ference between the northmen and the sonthmen is the difference in their prejudices, and that the man who does not include all his country In hl» thoughts Is. after all. only half an American. And the president will be back in time to apeak at a few- college commencements: to decorate some graves on memorial day and then be rendy for any emergency that may re quire a soft talk and a big stick. The question is frequently asked. Why does not the sen ate take some action In the cases of Senators Burton and Mitchell, both of whom have been indicted but each of whom continues to enjoy his^alary of $5,000 a yeaf as a senator, if not to enjoy the privilege of voting in the sen nte. The answer is this. Under civilized principles of jurisprudence a man must be considered innocent until proven guilty. The senate claims that it lias no moral right to prejudge the cases of these senators until their cases have been disposed of by the courts. It is argued, moreover, that were the senate, with fewer facilities than the courts, to expel these men, such action would Inevita bly prejudice the Juries which will be called upon to try them, perhaps create a prejudice entirely unwarranted by the facts. The senate, therefore refrains from acting in such cases and defers to the superior facilities and judg ment of the criminal courts. If the charges against either senator were to be ultimately proven groundless the cor rectness of the senate's attitude would immediately become apparent and the tendency to criticize the senate for Its failure to act doubtless comes from those who regard an in dictment as equivalent to a conviction. The construction of a dam across the Clearwater such as is contemplated by the improvements of the Weyer hauser people would mean the creation of a water power of 60,000 horse power, available for the use of manufac turing purposes.' What this would mean for Lewiston is easily seen, and the purposes to which scch power could be put are as easily recounted for the resources of the country lend themselves to manufacturing industries on a large scale. The millions of feet of white fir in the Clearwater timber belt would furnish ample material for great paper mills. It has long been conceded that the wheat of this section is of a superior quality for milling purposes, and with water power available this point would in time rival the Twin Cities plants. This in connection with the lumbering industry is an outlook for manufac turing that portends a great future for Lewiston and a fu ture that is directly concerned with better transportation facilities. The indications are that the doings in Idaho politics will be of the spectacular kind during the next two years. Senator Dubois is evidently not going to resign without a struggle and expects to soon begin a campaign of educa tion. To that end he is going to employ the press agents plan and will establish newspapers in counties not now rep restented by papers of democratic faith. In the last cam paign very few of the democratic papers followed the lead of Dubois. Some of them, it is hinted, maintained a "golden" silence and posed as "independent" journals, bul in the coming campaign of education at so much per they can be made to see things in their true light. The Clearwater country- does not need booming as much as it needs boosting. Booming suggests hot air in flation and a possible collapse. Boosting means hard work, your shoulder to the wheel, trusting in the merits of the goods for ultimate success. There is opportunity now*, for every citizen to boost for the good of the country. The railroads ure all for harmony and the community of interests. If the citizens of the Clearwater country and those interested in the electric line and the open river work along the same lines the country can soon be made inde pendent of the merger .problems of high finance. When Russia gets some warships of an American make the results may be different. They would surely be if the men behind the guns were different. It ought to be easy to raise a half a million dollar sub scription on a million dollar crop, and the Clearwater coun try has that collateral in sight. Bigelow seems to be after the Cassle Chadwick record, and should be able to give Lawson some pointers on fren zied finance. There never was such an all-around president before as the one who is now at the helm and all the world knows that fact. "Those eyes!" sighed the matinee girl esctatlcally. "It would take a Law son to describe them actually." gushed her friend from Boston, versed in fren. zned finaance.—Town Topics. "Do you care for pate d* foie gras. Mrs. New scads?" "No ma'am; and I wouldn't have his works In my house. I think those French authors Is Just scandalous!"—Cleveland Leader. ■ S ! Guest—"This Is the fourth time I've rung for Ice water!" Bellboy—"I know It sir. but the hotel Is full of people that were at that same banquet and every- time I started down the hall to your room somebody reached out and snatched the pitcher!"—Detro't Free Press. Tsosminieum Club Meets Tomorrow, The regular meeting of the Tscemfn icum club will be held tomorrow af ternoon at the home of Mrs. Amy Ket tenbneh. Following is the program: RoH call Current Events in Germany. Fkper. "Modem German Art" ...... .........••........... Mrs. Stanton (a) Brlrf Biography of the Schle gel Brothers ... .Mrs. Foresman (b> Germany'« Art China...... .............Mrs. Leeper Reading, selected from the "Artists" (Schiller) ............. Miss McCoy Music, March .. by German Composer The ban game between the butchers and clgnrmakers and the clerks of Lewiston will he one of the most In teresting games played in Lewiston this year. The game will be called Sunday at 3 o'clock at the high school grounds and it Is stated that betting is even that at the end of the game there will be more fit subjects for the hospital on that Sunday than over In (he history of ball games In the town. G. A. R.— R. B. Hayes Post No. 2. Dept, of Idaho. G. A. R. Regular meetings first and third Saturdays of each month at 7:30 p. m.. at Woodman Hall. Georg*- A. Manning, post ram mander: C. A. Coryell, adjutant. W. R. C.— R. B. Hayes Corps No. 7, Dept, of Idaho. Regular meetings first and third Fridays of each month at 2 p. mp at Woodman hall. Luella Ferris, president. Susan E. Man ning. secretary. WANTED—A girl for general house orork. Apply at this office. tf. INVESTIGATING TOMATO BLIGHT R. Kent Beattie from Pullman State College now Looking into the Question R. Kent Beattie, acting professor of botany and zoology at the Washington state college of Pullman, arrived in the city yesterday afternoon for the purpose of commencing the summer experiments at Clarkston on tomato blight. The source of this disease, which is local to the northwest, has not been discovered and the experiments at Clarkston will be of an extensive char acter. Tomorrow Mr. Beattie will be Joined by N. R. Hunt, one of the stu dents at the college, and the work of planting tomatoes of all varieties and in all different ways will be start ed. In all Professor Beattie has 50 varieties and out of these he hopes to find a variety that- will withstand the blight, and If it is not a good toma to to breed it up to a good standard. Mr. Hunt will remain at Clarkston all summer and will note every day the looks of the different kinds of plants and will record the yield from each plant. The effects •of light and shade on the plants will also be tried. The blight has proved to be a disastrous disease for the tomato growers of Clarkston and If Professor Beattie finds a rem edy he will put thousands of dollars in the feockets of the farmers. In addition to his experiments on the tomato blight Professor Beattie Is also taking up with the high schools the athletic meet 'which is to be held at Pullman May 12 and 13 and which will be participated in by the high schools of all eastern Washington and by the Lewiston High school. He will speak this morning to the students of the Lewiston High school and this after noon to the students of the Clarkston high school. "Too many Isays are leaving school because they see a way to earn $1.50," said Mr. Beattie. "We want to provide something of interest to them that will keep them in school and I be lieve this will be a great draw ing card. The declamalion contest will also be a feature of the meet, which is to be the biggest evei* held In the north west." ORE TEST ON LONE STIR G. S. Bailey Returns from 0ro frande District Bringing Flattering Reports Mr. G. 8. Bailey, who has return ed from the Mlssourl-Idaho property In the Orogrande district reports that while at the property a mill test was made of 100 pounds of ore from the Lone Star claim which produced 7 pennyweights and 2 grains of pure gold. From the sulphide mill test made he secured 3 pennyweights and 17 grains of gold. He brought out the tailings with him and is now hav ing the same assayed. While there he made an examination of the Oregon claim and found that at the bottom of the shaft they had four feet and two Inches of fine ore. He reports that a number of open cuts on the lead also shows good ore. He states that the company has a most promising property and nt the present time a force of men is engaged In drifting south on the claim to catch the ore shute formerly worked by the origi nal owner from which several thous and dollars in gold was taken with an arastra. Mr. Bailey made arrangements to have shipped out from the Missourl Idaho property a piece of ore weigh ing 1.D00 pounds w hich win be shipped to the Portland flair. He also reports that the people of that district are now making up a handsome exhibit of the or*s of the camp which will also be shipped to Portland. Ayers You know tta medicine that makes pure, rich blood — Ayer's Sarsiparilla. Your mother, frandmother, all your folks, used it. They trusted Sarsaparilla It. Their doctors trusted it. Your doctor trusts it. Then trust it yourself. There is health and strength in it. * 1 »'<"««1 UrrthH from Irwflgeetloii „,4 b oo.1. 1 fou i**l no reliât until I took Ayara Stroup*mu. Four bottle* i*rm* Mit» Mil bottle. UldragitiiK. # Bast. Mt. Kle o. N.T. •» r. a rKit <•«>.. , for - Rich Blood. SsäkHä You arc not Well Pressed! Unless you have o neat, stylish pair of Sh« that lit. In Men's Shoes we have the Honan aqd Chas. Eaton. Fop Ladies, Hanan Queen Quality, made up in all the new Iuh O ur line of ftfisses' and Children's Shoes k better than ever f BUY THE STEEL-SHOD SHOES FOR « § WEAR. IT WEX SURELY PAY YOU ! |j.P. VOLLMER &C0.I ® • t « J Hay and Grain s „T ly Jut ' ** Hay 90ld by the bale or in ton lots. Send Baird & Company your orders in TODAY. Prompt delivery 475 Main Street, Phone 2601 ! Ctwi$ton foundry and machine Works J. T. GRAHAM, Mgr. • 431 Main Stroot • Manufacturers of Rnÿino*, Boiler«, Saw Mill and Mining MaoHimry, Agents for Electric and Stool Drills. A'l kinds of castings made and Machine work executed promptly. 'Phone 14S1 Stop Phone 2571 st 280M Main. LOTS OF LOTS CHEAP LOANS AND INSURANCE J. B. McGrane Write Your Friends to Hurry Qut Here! The very low rates for one-way tourists, now in effect to the Northwest from all eastern points via the Burlington Route, are to be in effect every day, but only until May 15 . If your folks are to get the benefit of these rates they will have to start soon. Write them to see the nearest representative of the Burlington quickly. Or. if you prefer, send me their name* and addresses and I will have oar East ern representatives call upon them. R* B. WILSON, Traveling Frt.and Pass. Agent No. 4 Second Street, Walla Walla, Wash. T, T. Kilbury . E. J. Kilbury Free 'Bus To and FronyAll Trains RIVERSIDE BOTEL Kilbury & Kilbury, Proprietors | New house; one hundred rooms; elegantly furnished; . first-cl ss in all appointments; hot and cold water in J all rooms; steam heat; free baths; electric light; g» s - | Near depot; handy to main part of town. j SPOKANE, WASH. 1 Phone Main 559 ' 212-220 Riverside Avenu« fc