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TELLS PEOPLE OF CHICAGO WH T SHOULD BE BONE. Gives His Opinion, Inspired From the White House, It la Thought, as to What Should be Expected From a Presidential Candidate to Preside for Next Four Years, Appearing as the personal represent ative of President Roosevelt, but de daring he spoke wholly upon bis own responsibility, Attorney General Bona parte Saturday night, in a speech be fore the Illinois Athletic club at Chi cago, uttered a significant note of warning which gave evidence of being inspired from the White House. "The great sheepfold, the American union," he exclaimed, "is beginning to turn its thoughts to the grave prob lem of choosing a head watchdog to guard it for four long years. Whatever applicant for the job is viewed with particular favor by the wolves may be well left in his home kennel. Wolves can be trusted to know what they want and to want what the sheep don't want In plainer language, no man can be safely trusted to 'take care that the laws be faithfully executed' if his selection be longed for and urged by all or many of those who have ob structed faithful execution of laws in the past and whose influences and re sources are formidable obstacles to their faithful execution today." He openly charged that the people are being hoodwinked as to prosecu tions of "rich malefactors." "1 believe," he exclaimed, "that a widespread, persistent, systematic and unscrupulous attempt to deceive the people as to these things has been in progress during the entire official life of the present national administration and is in progress today." He said criminals of influence and standing had no objection to the gov ernment pretending to punish them, but thought the government should end right there. "In the eastern states," he ex claimed, "the enforcement of federal statutes forbidding conspiracies in re straint of trade is greeted by wails of unsettling business and breeding pan ics. In certain western and south western states prosecution of men who acquire vast tracts of public land through fraud and perjury is fiercely denounced as persecution of public spirited citizens. "Finally, in some southern states at tempts to punish under the laws for bidding peonage those who virtually enslave helpless negroes and ignorant foreigners provoke a like outcry. "In all these cases the idea under lying the complaint is that laws are not really intended to be obeyed by some people. These critics might per haps consent to some show of en forcing such laws. After a tedious and expensive inquiry has shown clearly that a wrong had been committed, the culprit may be called to answer, but when he shows he is a 'captain of in dustry' or a 'generalissimo of finance, or at least a 'leading citizen,' in other words, that he is rich or influential, they would hare him go unpunished or at the worst escape with a sham penalty about as formidable as burn ing with a cold iron." Must Be Roosevelt Man. Attorney General Bonaparte told the leaders of the republican party in Illi nois what kind of man they should select for their candidate for presi dent. Coupled with his suggestion he made the prediction that the nominee, whoever he might be, would be elect ed. Mr. Bonaparte's word picture of the man might apply as readily to President Roosevelt as to Secretary 'iaft. It was taken to exclude Gov ernor Hughes and all others who are not the avowed champions of Roose velt's anti-trust policy. Mr. Bonaparte, in a heart to heart talk at a luncheon with the financiers and political lead ers at the Hamilton club, said: "The nation needs a man who will carry out the principles of the present administration. The affairs of the na tion demand a strong and sagacious leader, who will curb, without de stroying, the great interests, and at the same time promote remedial legis lation to meet the demands of the people. "The ideal candidate will be one who will execute the plans already fully stated by President Roosevelt. If the nation should elect an executive hav ing any other principles, it will make a mistake when mistakes become grave blunders.-' Mr. Bonaparte refused to sav whom he had in mind. He promptly replied to all inquiries: "I came here with the express de termination, not to make known the name of the man who is best fitted to fill the next term as chief executive." Scores of Italians Return. Naples, Dec. 24—More than 5500 immigrants landed here Tuesday from the United States. They reported that the steamship companies already had booked several hundred thousand Ital ians for return home, which causes apprehension in the matter of their future employment. Talk happiness. People get tired of hearing yonr woes. MEMBERS OF NEW CONGRESS. Senate Largest In History—Many Notable Men In It. There are many Interesting features of the Sixtieth congress, now in ses sion. The senate will be the largest in the history of the coiintry, as.it wiU be composed of 92 members, the increase being made by the admission of Okla homa, whose two senators will be Rob ert L. Owen and S. T. P. Gore, With the two senators from Okla homa there will be 17 new members of the senate, which include success ors to Senators Morgan and Pettus. The new men include William Borah of Idaho and Jonathan Bourne, Jr., of Oregon. Frank C. Briggs of New Jersey su©; ceeds Senator Dryden, and Norris Brown, formerly attorney general of Nebraska, oomes with a record for anti-railroad prosecutions in his state. Jefferson Davis of Arkansas has a reputation as a fiery orator that may, cause Senator Tillman to look to bis laurels. Simon Guggenheim of Colorado has gained notoriety in the business world through his connection with the Amer ican Smelting & Refining company. Joseph F. Johnston, the successor of Senator Pettus, is a eonfederate vet eran. Harry A. Richardson of Dela ware is a millionaire, as also is Isaac Stephenson of Wisconsin, the last named being the successor of Senator Spooner and known as the pioneer lumberman of the northwest Robert L. Taylor of Tennessee has a great reputation as a humorist, and during his recent campaign for the senatorship carried a violin through his state and fiddled for the amuse ment of his constituents. John H. Bankhead, successor ef Senator Mor gan, and Joseph M. Dixon of Montana come to the senate directly from the house of representatives, and T. H. Paynter of Kentucky formerly served in the house, as also did Senator Stephenson. Senator Owenrwho will represent Oklahoma, is one-third Cherokee In dian, and Senator Gore has been blind since childhood. The senate will have a majority of more than two-thirds republicans, so that it will be possible for the major ity to control legislation and even rati fy treaties without a vote from the minority. The house of representatives also has a large majority, there being 226 republicans and 168 democrats. There will be many interesting and pictur esque debates in the house. Rich mond P. Hobson, who gained fame in the Spanish war, will be there to advo cate a greater navy, which he has pledged himself to do. Daniel R. Anthony, Jr., of Kansas will contest honors with Andrew J. Bartchfield of Pittsburg as the tallest man of the house. Mr. Bartchfield Is sis feet five Inches, while Mr. An thony's height is recorded as only a quarter of an inch lower. Gerritt J. Diekeman of Michigan has been speak er of the Michigan house of delegates and is chairman of the state republican central committee. Peter A. Porter succeeds Mr. Wads worth of New York, and ran on the famous "cow ticket," opposing Mr. Wadsworth's course in relation to packing house control during the last session. Isaac R. Sherwood was in the house 37 years ago as a republican from Ohio. He now returns as a demo crat There are two vacancies in the house caused by the death of Mr. Slemp, re publican, of Virginia, and George W. Smith of Illinois. There are 99 new members in the house, but of that number 12 hare served in that body prior to the last congress. Of the new men 61 are dem ocrats. PORTLAND HAB A PRIZE HEN Chickens and Eggs Galore From This Bird. Portland, Ore.—W. J. Carty of 807 Cleveland avenue, this city, claims the prize hea of the Pacific coast, if not the United States. The hen in question 4s a Plymouth Rock of medium size, marvel of industry. Mr. Carty says: "Since May 5 last Biddy has reared two broods of chickens, one of 12 and the other of 7. Between the wean ing of the first brood and the hatch ing of the second she laid 24 eggs, and the other day she laid a yolked egg, her average being two eggs within 15 minutes. "Since the weaning of her second brood this year, 22 days ago, Biddy has laid an egg every day, and in the last 10 days a double-yolked egg every day." BABY'S FACE 18 PART BLACK. While Rest of the Body Is That of White Child. Ellensburg, Wash., Dec. 27.—Mrs. Frank Jonas, an inmate of the county poor farm, recently gave birth to a child whose face is three-fourths black, while the remainder of the body is white. The marked part of the face is the exact color of a negro baby The officials of the poor farm attribute the freak to the fear Mrs. Jonas had for a demented negro who for a time I was an inmate of the county home. Boy Sends Power by Wireless. S Worcester, Mass., Dec 24.—Harry M. Grout, a 19 year old Spencer boy, has gone Marconi one better and has succeeded in operating electric lights and motors by electro-magnetic waves at distances of 900 feet and more Its a real fact—yon can't put a square peg in a round hole. Neither can you put a little man in a big place. NEWS OF THE WORLD SHORT DISPATCHES FROM ALL PARTS OF THE GLOBE. A Review of Happenings In Both Eastern and Western Hemispheres During the Past Week—National, Historical, Political and Personal Events. B. P. Oliver, recently elected presi ident, declares the California Safe De posit & Trust company hopelessly in solvent, and the only thing to do is to appoint a receiver. London's greatest shipping paper prints a statement that England has decided to establish a new naval squadron in the Pacific, but is denied. The business part of Baltimore was threatened by fire when a blaze wiped out three big establishments and three smaller ones, causing a loss of $250,- 000. At Springfield, 111., three lives were lost and property wortn $500,000 de stroyed in a fire which started in the Christmas stock of Johnson & Hatch er's' department store. Property to tne value of $200,000 was lost in a fire in the furrier estab lishment of Edwin S. George at De troit Saturday. Mrs. William O. Boatright and her grown daughter were fatally shot re cently while asleep by an unknown assailant on a farm near Merryville, Mo. King Edward has signed a proc lamation definitely summoning parlia ment to meet January 29. Those who participated in the re cent conference of the tobacco grow ers and buyers at Frankfort, Ky., called by Governor Willson believe that the tobacco war will be amicably settled. The antagonistic attitude of the pub lic against the Jap waiters in the ferry boats of San Francisco bay caused the Southern Pacific to lay them off. At Des Moines, lowa, Mrs. James Scofield was killed, Miss Louisa French hurt, and a third woman seri ously injured when a train backed into the buggy in which the women were riding. Albert Filley, a farmer living south east of Camron, Mo., killed his wife and daughter and his brother by shoot ing them recently. Filley is supposed to be insane. Officers have gone to arrest Fill6y. Owing to the present financial strin gency the union boilermakers are said to have offered to go back to work for the railway companies against whom they are striking, under the same con ditions they had before the strike with the increase offered by the camptny at the time of the walkout. C. Haugh, the Norwegian minister to the United States, died recently in Norway while on a snowshoeing trip. Wu Ting Fang, who has been reap pointed to the post of minister to the United States, has left for Washing ton. - Dealing in grain futures is prohibit ed by a bill introduced recently by Representative Scott of Kansas, the new chairman of the eommlttee on agriculture. M. Paquin, the famous French dress maker, is dead. Painters at work on the dome of the main building of Oklahoma university accidentally set fire to the structure recently. # The loss is estimated at from $125,000 to $150,000, partially cov ered by insurance. William Henry-Rice, one of the best known minstrels in the United States, is dead. Iron Shield, the Sioux chief, died re cently. Advices from Tutuila, Samoa, state that the volcano in the island Savii, in German Samoa, is working with greater activity. Edward Price of New York eity, first husband of Fanny Davenport, the actress, died recently in Omaha. ROOBEVELT AND JOHNSON. Presidential Ticket of Lawson's New Party. Thomas W. Lawson of Boston, who recently called on President Roosevelt at the White House, and who subse quently said he would probably "make a statement to the public within a few days," will soon launch a new politi cal party. Its candidates for president and vice president will be Theodore Roosevelt and Governor John A. John son of Minnesota. In his formal an nouncement Mr. Lawson avoids -any direct statement that his chosen can didates have acquiesced in his politi calgram. Senator Mallory ts Dead. Pensacola, Fla., Dee. 24. —Senator Mallory died at 12:48.a. m. Monday. Stephen Russell Mallory, democrat of Pensacola was born - November 2, 1848. He received the degree of doc tor of laws from Georgetown Jtmivers ity m June, 1904. His term of service would have expired on March 8, 1009. Dr. Henry Loomis Is Dead. New York, Dec 26.-r-Dr. Henry Pat terson Loomis, professor of therapeu tics and clinical medicine at Cornell university, and former president of the American Academy of Medicluu, died suddenly from pneumonia at his home. A successful politician works as steadily as interest on a note. HOLE IN HEART IS SEWED UP New York Man Survives Operation and Attack of Pneumonia. New York, Dec surviv ing an operation in which four stitches were taken in his heart, William Johnson developed pleural pneumonia at Roosevelt hospital and is now again convalescing. Johnson was taken to the hospital suffering from an injury which was at once diagnosed as a stab wound of the heart. An incision was made in his side, three of his ribs were cut through, forming a trapdoor with the cartilage attaching the ribs to the breastbone acting as a hinge. The trap was low ered and it was found that the diagno sis was correct and that there was a half inch slit in the pericardium. This was carefully sewed and the trap door was replaced. The next morning Johnson com plained of pains in the lungs and pneu monia rapidly developed. The doctors, proud of the heart operation, fought for the man's life and although at one time death seemed certain, it is now announced that Johnson is on the road to recovery and will surely survive. MUST GO TO SCHOOL HUNGRY. Thousands of Berlin Children Get No Food at Home. Berlin, Dee. 24. —The municipality is face to face with a very serious problem in connection with the supply of food to thousands of virtually starv ing children attending the primary schools in consequence of the indus trial inactivity. Hitherto the Chil dren's Canteen society has been able to cope with the task in a very factory way by means w .of subscr tions from private sources, but t calls on its funds are this year great that it will be unable to supi many of the children. In the first week of December, i cording to official statistics from £ out of 285 primary schools, no few than 11,947 children attended schc in mast cases without breakfast, aT in all cases without the prospect of c taining a midday meal at home. • these, 2498 receive a simple daily me from the 14 canteens belonging to tl above mentioned society; the oth 7449 are totally unprovided for. Live Stock Association. Auxiliaries in every county and di trict in the state, with a view to i: creasing'interest as well as buildii up the membership of the Washingtc Live Stock association, were decide upon at the clossing session of tl two days' meeting of the stockrm in Spokane recently. In the resolutions offered by the committee composed of Dr. S. B. Nel son of Pullman, E. F. Benson of Pros ser and O. D. Gibson of Walla Walla, the Alaska-Yukon-Paciflc exposition was indorsed and it was recommended that the management appoint J. L, Smith of Spokane as superintendent. The officers elected for the ensuing year are: A. J. Splawn, North Yakima, re-elected; E. F. Benson, vice presi dent, Prosser; F. M. Rothrock, Spo kane, treasurer, and F. H. Qholke, Spo kane, secretary. Unless the dates conflict the asso ciation will meet in Spokane December 15 and 16, 1908. The New Color-Photography. v The leading article of the January Century will be devoted to the new color-photography, the difficulties over come, and its possibilities. "It will prove an invaluable aid to the accu rate study of diseases, notably skin diseases; and It will make possible art lectures illustrated with absolute facsimiles of the paintings discussed, by means of lantern slides; and for the first time indisputably authentic family portraits can be produced of a beauty and veracity surpassing the most delicate and masterly miniature." There will be two pages in color—the first reproductions in color made in America from such originals—showing results accomplished by Mr. Steichen in Paris. St. Nicholas in 1908. Major-General O. O. Howard, well known throughout the land aoz only for his distinguished military career, but as an author and lecturer, has, undoubtedly, had to do with more In dian chiefs than any other man, in either civil or military life, now liv ing. He has written of the Indians be has known, and fought, aad made friends with, for the boy readers of St. Nicholas, and these exciting true stories will be published In St Nicho las during 1908, under the caption," "Famous Indian Chiefs." "Blue" Sunday at Omaha. Omaha, Neb., Dec. 23.—Omaha ex perienced another "blue" Sunday with the police on the alert for violators of the law. About 20 arrests were made, and the names of 50 other persons, against whom information win be filed, were taken. . - Fatal Fire at Fort Smith. Fort Smith, Ark., Dec. 23.—Fire de stroyed the Haglin six-story office building, the American building and two others. Loss $175,000. J. A. Mc- Vitty, a cotton buyer, and a man named Kauffman, who slept in the Haglin building, are missing, and are believed to have perished. Prominent Woman Dead. Mrs. Theodore Weld Birney, foun der and honorary president of the Na tional Congress of Mothers, died at her home in Chevy Chase, near Wash ington, D. C, recently. NORTHWEST STATES WASHINGTON, IDAHO, OREGON AND MONTANA ITEMS. A Few Interesting Items Gathered From Our Exchanges of. the Sur rounding Country—Numerous Acci dents and Personal Events Take Place—Crop Outlook Is Good. WASHINGTON NOTES. Charged with being implicated in a Black Hand plot which has for its ob ject the murder of Tony Sartore, a construction foreman for the Seattle Electric company, three Italians were placed under arrest recently. The Spokane socialists have passed resolutions denouncing Roosevelt for sending troops to Goldfleld. The Spokane & Inland has begun running a Saturday night special the ater train from Spokane to Colfax and Palouse. J. Hamilton Lewis, formerly of Se attle, and now of Chicago, has an nounced that he would accept the nom ination for governor of Illinois if it were tendered him. ~. t Archie Mitchell, an inmate of the penitentiary, while working on the hospital-building, fell a distance of about 2§ feet, striking on his head, killing him. The ABC block system of train dis patching, originated by A. Beamer, clothing business at Aberdeen for years and whose family is prominent in Jewish social circles, was recently convicted in the superior court of high way robbery. After most impressive services the splendid cathedral of the newly con stituted Catholic diocese of Seattle was formally dedicated and opened for worship on Sunday. T t he Farmers' Educational and Co operative Union of America met in convention at Saturday and or ganized a county Union. An organiza tion was perfected with the following as officers: President, W. B. Davis of Lind; vice president, H. E. Hill of Ritzville; secretary, M. C. Hayden of Lind; county organizer, J. M. Griffith of Ritzville; conductor, Frank ford of Lind; doorkeeper, John Willie of Ritzville; chaplain, John Waltner of Menno; board of directors, W. E Scott of Hatton, J. M. Griffith of Ritz ville, J. C. Craig of Kahlotus. Senator Piles has introduced a bill for a subtreasury at Seatt'e. Governor Mead has appointed Dr B. L. KimbalLof Spokane a member of the state board of health and vita! statistics, to "succeed Dr. J. M. Semple. S. D. Hawxhurst of the Spokane Rifle and Revolver association has been elected president of the Wash ington State Rifle association, which was organized recently. A big rabbit drive that is aimed to. rid forever the Wide Hollow country of the pest is being planned for next month. After this week the barbers of Ta coina will cents for hair cuts and the price for honing razors will at that time drop to 25 cents from 50 cents. This is the decree of Tacoma master barbers. When the Lamb-Davis log boom broke near. Leavenworth a few months ago dwellers along the Wenatchee river reaped a rich harvest of timber by catching runaway logs and appro priating them. A sheriff's deed has been given to James A. Moore of Seattle, who last year bought a large part of the prop erty of the Blalock Island company from John A. Pinch of Spokane. This deal was one of the largest ever made in Benton count/, the consideration being $52,034.82. Mr. Finch secured the Jand through foreclosure proceed ings, since which he has disposed of it to Mr. Moore. Most of the prop erty is on Blalock island in the Co lumbia river. " " "The conditions of sanitation are infinitely worse in Seattle," said Dr. F. S. Bourns, "than they were in Man ila at the time I assumed charge of the work in the Philippines for the government. Seattle is confronted with a cofiditjon extraordinary on ac count of the topography of the ground and the character of many of the buildings." The Prosser Traction company, or ganized several months ago- to con strmct aa. eje£tric railway in this sec tion, is preparing papers to file for .a, power right on the Yakima river. B. W. Porter, former treasurer of Cowlitz county, who was short in his accounts to the amount of $529, accord ing to an expert investigation made recently, has made settlement the cfunty commissioners. Shortage! by other, officers reported have not been made good. Frederick-A. Roil has been appoint, ed postmaster at Redmond. Frederick Cramp of Seattle Is made clerk in tn» juartermaster's service at Walla Wal. a, and Miss Bertha M. Kennedy, g po ] ianer operator at San Francisco. IDAHO NEWS. Senator Heyburn has introduced a bill authorozing the Idaho, Washington & Northern railroad to construct a bridge across the Pend d'Oreille river at Newport. Despite tbe cold weather, the North ern Pacific continues to lay steel on the Grangeville extension, although rapid won* is prevented. Representative French recommends W. N. Schilling for postmaster at R u . pert, • Idaho. The president will ap point him. . Another explosion accident took place in Wallace Saturday afternoon when the mold in the Coeur d'Alene iron works blew up, injuring four men. Professor F. A. Rapp of the Univer sity of Chicago has been elected assist ant to Professor Charles N. Litle head of the department of civil engj! neering at the University of Idaho. O. B. Edgett, superintendent of the mechanical arts department of the Uni versity of Idaho, dropped dead in his h6me in Moscow Saturday. The business part of Coeur d'Alene City had a narrow escape from de struction by fire Sunday. A gasoline tank used in connection with a corn popper and peanut roaster exploded in the confectionery store of James Lam bros. Middleton, the Idaho 'varsity coach, was married in Spokane recently. A number of names are enrolled of new students who will take up work in the University at the close of the holiday vacation, January 7th. The arrest of two saloon men for keeping open on Sunday has aroused much interest. Wallace, Wardner and the Coeur d'Alene region were cut off from all communication with the outside world Sunday because of the Sunday-rest law. No Sabbatarian could find objections to Lewiston Sunday, for there was strict observance of the "blue laws." OREGON SQUIBS. Horace Greely McKinley, fugitive from justice, is supposed to be on his way back to Portland. The general land office is adjusting accounts with Oregon. The total re ceipts are $1,628,710; sales of public lands, $1,532,619; Oregon's pro rata share, $74,011. To the reclamation fund $1,510,908 is credited from Ore gon. Warren L. Jodon, a custom house official, was drowned in the Wallam ette river Saturday. He slipped and fell into the water while boarding the schooner Henry Villard. MONTANA NOTES. The Amalgamated Copper company will give married men in its employ a certain amount of work during the winter. Present operations would nor mally employ about 2500 men working full time, but by working half time COOO can be employed. This will give all men with families a steady income. Among the- 27 persons indicted by the federal gfand jury" at Helena, two were made public with the arrival of OL C. Dallas, chief clerk, and J. D. ""'cLeod, at the head of the survey epartment in the office of the United 'fates surveyor general in Helena. The indictment alleges forgery and conspiracy to defraud the government *f the United States. S. Nelson, accused of murdering Nick Stansich at Butte, and whose jury recently disagreed, has been ad mitted to bail in the sum of $10,000. John Crotty was killed recently at Anaconda by a fall from a load of hay. The sheriff of Gallatin county has placed under arrest Engineer Walsh at Livingston, who is charged with crim inal negligence. Walsh is the engineer who was in charge of the engine that blew up on the Northern Pacn'ic a few miles west of Bozeman recently. Joseph Smith, pioneer, aged 74 years, is dead at Virginia City. He was one of the characters of the fa mous gold placer mining days of Alder gulch. In a recent opinion Attorney General Albert J. Galen ruled that Christmas songs can not be barred from the pub lic schools of Montana on the ground that "such use constitutes denomina tional or sectarian teaching." Negotiations between the labor un ions of Butte and the Rocky Mountain Bell Telephone company are appar ently off, the situation now indicating a struggle to the finish, the labor lead ers declaring the positive refusal of General Manager D. S. Murray of Salt Lake to dismiss the blanket injunction against the unions restraining any in terference with the company's affaire means the first wedge- of an attempt to make Butte on open camp. Former Senator Clark, who acted as mediator for. the unions, gave up Ms task this afternoon and left for New York. The nonunion linemen are still at work. District Judge J. J. Lynch of Butte found Juror Doney guilty of contempt in soliciting a bribe and sentenced hiro to five days in jail and fined him $500. Doney is unable to pay the fine, and this will compel him to spend eight months behind the bars. Counsel for the accused juror say they believe their client has not ordinary sense and was an ass or a donkey. The wheat yield in western' Canada may possiWy be 7s,o©«,W© >«shels.