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DESPERATE BATTLE WITH BOLD BANDITS W B v tv B HSI--' mA*. WmW E-Bsvß ■* «■ **• ■a*r ■ >vr Detectives Spend Night Fighting in Chicago Suburb With Sup posed Murderers CHICAOO. 111., Nov. .:.—ln a battle that hue raged sitter evening laat night between sewn Chicago detectivee and two men supposed to be IVter Neidcrmeyer and Har*^ v.v Vandl young baiuilt* ne-** cused by Uustave Mam. the con fessed barn murderer, of bring hi* accomplice*, two officers have been iiaimrn nil HANGED IN ■MMWMMMfc___M^_Mtoy¥f *__rfs~-,i~'^t''<+"~~ *"" "iif 1 .-•--"-- JAIL YARD JAIL YAriU Alfred Firth Convicted of Murder of Naval Storekeeper, Meets Death Without a Quiver (Special to The Star) VICTORIA, n .' Nov. n.-Alfred James 90*0 was hanged In th. I*ll , yard here this morning for Ike murder <_f Naval Storekeeper Bailey, at *r's-iui- Bait June 27 I -3. The execution look place st *<« o'clock Firth meeting death with a winder ful show of nerve. notwithstanding the sleepless and ap parently, remorseful night he spent prior to the ne.-uii.ii. .The precession started from the insurer ceil a few minutes before •o'clock. When the officers • reived st hie : cell. Firth had Just completed a breakfast of egg* toast and offer, of -which he partook quite heartily. I*, eel.— Md hi* spiritual advisor. Rev. Cannon Padd..M. th* sheriff and the Jailer farewell. llh* then announced that he was read. to ge in th* scaffold, and the solemn procession a th gher- BECOMES WARLIKE IN INTERVIEWS COLOMBIAN COMMISSIONERS SAY THE WOMEN WOULD SELL JEWEL S TO EQUIP AN ARMY ' WAHHIMOTON D. "*. Nov. ll.— the United States laat night One ■- M.narins interviews were given outcomml-*loner laid; _..->•***. '**-. _, by the Colombian coram les loners to "The* women of Colombia will cell JOHN D. IS A WIZARD /THE MODERN ALCHEMIST MIXING OIL AMD WATER. SEATTLE. WASHINGTON. I KIDAV. NOV.-MHKK -i/, 1 flog. I shot, one seriously. The Information waa received by Chief of F-Hce O'Neill at It ..'chick thl* morning from Miller* iHatlen, near Hammond,' lud.. where Ihe hat lie Is going on. Reinforcement* were asked tur and forty of the best ehnt. In Ihe police department, aimed 'with Winchester*, were sent to the Iff Richard* In th. lead. followed hy It tt. MeAltcklng, Thos. Bhotbolt. Warden Johns. Rett P*d.l»n. th* pets oa.r and his guards and Hangman ftsdctlffe. waa iseil and marched to th. J.il ysrd. After mounting the acaffold Firth waa asW.,l If be had anything lo say. ll* replied that he had not. and then be carefully adjust*.l th,- white' rap over hie head and Ih* noose around hla neck, and without a quiver waited Cor his . .th Hangman Iladcliffe Inspected tha a.l justment it the rap and n..«. after which Rev. r.ddasi pronounced a benediction. A* tti. preacher ended hi* prayer the sheriff a.'.* the signal. The trap era* sprung and firth fell to hla death. HI- Beck was broken Instant - iy. There wire but a f»w la attendance at the execution. 'MSooooo The Seattle Star •M-- JL. JL y'*m9Bß< \m**ma*S -^BP* -**mm*>9Ba. —j*^ -0* -~g- —^^ W^OoS scene.on-a special trnln. accompa nied by a Callmlt- priest and .a »ur* non. The bandit* ii. supposed in be surrounded .In a Hug-out.-.A pos** tif farmer* lie., Joined the de tective* und are now In Ihe fight. Three * men. closely resembling Nrldertneyer, Vmi.cliii*' and 'ISnill Hoeakl. the third fugitive, were *een nt Hammond y««ier«lsy, and one be lieved to l-e ll.ieskl, wn* token Into custody lu»t nlghl. Ills companion* disappeared, but th* Chicago de tective*, wbo,* hgfJ-. he.l. eetit to Il...niiioti.l on. the r.a.|U.st the chief of police there, look up.the trail end eoon'located no men In the dug-out. The full detail- Of Ihe batll**" have not yet tieen rer.lv cd. their Jewels to' equip our »tm> should ... come !>• war. We villi ruin* a force of loe.ooo men aii.ft-nii march II through Ihe Jungles tn Panama In thrie week*." .'.'We do not uanl war." say the rommlsstoner*. l.tit If Oeneral Iteyee' mlgslen falls there serine no olher alternative.'" Continuing. Ihe commU.si.men**. de* nled most emphatically the St.it» ment that Colombia and mama are separated by harrier* lmp»—N« for troop*. They confidently d»* dared lhat l» **annual tsmj Co. lombinn troop* In number* *wff.rleni to ••sU. rmbdaa the new republto could pierce the Jungle* between Ihe t.„ stales PANAMA. Nor. 17.—The Junta, at a meeting ve*terd*. %l which all the tnlnlatera of slate and council* lors were pree.nl. unsnlmously vot ed to ratify the Hay.Varllla canal treaty. OEN. REYES ARRIVES st:« i-ItI.KANH. Nov. 87.—Oen. Hnls H.-yes. th. Colombian general who Is en route to Washlngtnn tn Intercede for Colombia In the Pan ama affair, .1.1.el 1.c.. yesterday on the «teamer Heverly. He left last night for Washing!**. ANOTHER COMMISSION*-.! • NEW 1- UK Nov. 17.—Francisco de K. Manntaa, a lawyer sent hy lh* Republic ef Colo—ihl* to the I'nlted Slates In relation tn Panama and 1.-anal affair*, arrived here yeaterday from Ravantlla '« lb* eleagter Adtr* ond*. k. He left last night - for Washington. Mr. IU-M-SAdenied th* statement that Colombia Is In euch straits that It would welcome annexation lo Pan.m.i and the removal of the foi* onibl.n capital to lit* Isthmus, but :.s to what action would te- taken looking towrd* a aettlement of fan* ama afatr* ,■.,,:. to the liking of Cul. ..int.la he e-elule" not .... s* '•• bed not yet received hia sealed Instrur**. I Hon* from hi* government, end hag' not conferred.'*' Mil *oiv Cotnitibl^o •signers now at the American Capital. #.Ca*-.Ja *..* *.* l-#_ *k- * ji-* a A resolution requesting •> . coun cil le commence ce.nd.ni- pro* reeding* to .cp.lre Hi. two Mock* ef land lying betwejn Eighth sveaue. west and ftn.fr. l *trs»t and T*tith avenue wet and I*, •tre.L through wh*tll-»r*— pror.'S.d eslrnalon V»f tnr Ulnrrsr I'ark lln* ronsl run. was pass ed by th* W*st Qu**n Anne Improve ment •_• t.h «*i.'.i".e.,u» night .The re*ldeal* if MM neighbor* and hays a»r..,l I- bear pan _f the es pens* at - acquiring th* property.' It Is ..fruited that 1! wilt cost lU**") and tint th. property owner* will ime t* |ay | rem Is l- It per let. ; J<_. _*-■■ OBEHLIH M. OMJER 10 BE I FREE MM MM FORMER regular army CAPTAIN CONVICTED OF DOODLING, WILL CO FORTH from PRI»ON TOMORROW *■■ SS Ml |l **»_* * I.KAVICNWoIITII. Kan., Nov. «., -■Tlie d.aiis nf (he military prison at Foil 1.. .\ worth will pv-lng iip,.ti li.tniiitiiw fur ex-l'uptatn ill., r iin M. Cartel*, who In.* comi'lrted hls^ five-)iiir •entente for robbing the government, llcdui ting the al lowance fur good conduct the actual lime served by Carter bus been lln** year* and icini month*. When Carter waa hrought to the penitent im) he talked -much of * hl» ant.il iv fur a civil trial, ft.-, emit he ii.i. not said much nn thl* subject, but Im* |ud mo!. .it tent inn In a •ul! prudlng lv tbe rmt.-.l el.les circuit court wlirrehy the govern ment wa* endeavoring to recover gbout I. *"*• _!*»»• to ■ ■ part of the furmer captain's ■/■■lts. booty. sin..- hla iit'i.ti...i.iii-iit th* govern* men I has succeeded In making Car ter tutu over vast sum* of money, but ii.-t.vitli.t.iiidl.i* this h* I* believed In be anil wealthy, He is poem?**..! of valuivbl* mining property, chiefly In Ml 1.... snd It Is thought likely that he may make thai country hla CAPTAIN i.H.ltl IV J*. CARTEII, future home. Oranl sent iter to West Point frum Ohio tn I*l* 11. a* graduat- '■ ed, af 11. at ll,* head of hi* eta**. \ and went to th* engineer ejorp* by right of hts standing. He served flnrt in ti.- r«s' i. *vft he married . a nillimnalr*'* daughter, who. died before hie d.eef.M It wag in IIM j that I'srier, then a lieutenant, pre* J seiii.il fi, -".g.-. <s lis plana tar the Improvsment of Hgvaimah ha lair BEE BIBS'I mioEHim BUI Ell UNION NEWSBOYS DINED IN GRAND STYLE AT THE STEV ENS CAFE LAST EVENING. WHILE OUTSIDERS ENVIED While c en,i ... and unorganised youngster* atnrmrtf outside lh* door*. to me ml »ra uf tke Newsboys' II a ton sic their Thsnksgitlng lurkey a! the ..,!.;.. night. It was the li-i ri.ai hour tn a year for the lit ll* fallows at so Ind ustrtuual) ped dle thetr .ai.s from early dawn t-. late at night. A* one of them said tl.l* mornltia: "I didn't do l--.11. but •at I-. waiters tried te steer me lo go at some of de tut of d* good thing*. but I Just laid tow fer de turkey. When I got in. draw of .Ist I topped i.n* wld three slices of pumpkin pie snd*called It quite, and whil* II" guy- I was piping me Off I luaded 111. wld all de apples aid banana (*>« pocket* 'tl hold.'* Th* boys outside who were ... un fortunate aa not to I- member* of ib* union tried to crowd In through the • "low and made thing* so kef gen erally that Manager M. Hill of the Steven* cafe Ihougtit It .sped to |c.. liv "li.m with a liberal handout of s.-r,.-lwlrli.s Yesterday was the ninth ■nnlversary .f the »-**niaati.'ti of the .ml' Dur* Ing that line th* union has paid out more than fl Cssi tn sl. beneflta. - Ml. May Stockton of the Utile Outcast company, who I* a member of th* union, Bat again ... at I. to lie prrsen! at the leaat last night, Hut every newsboy Is wearing today, a souvenir photograph button of th* a. lie.**. •. EDUCATIONAL MEETS IN SESSION fIOnANVII.I.B. 0.. Nov. 27,-The thirteenth annual meeting of Ihe Ohio State Academy of Del. tire 1»,.n today a! Denlson I'nlvi wtth un atfrtul* niio. representing in. leading Isstlttt tlons of learning and srlentlilc tindles of th* stats ' * NEW YORK, Nov. -7,-Th* Aaaocla* tlon of .'..lie.** and Preparatory School, i r the Middle mates and Mary land, began lis lilh annual in .in.* He bul llniiiirtit It all mil unaided, j end HuValltiali « e|,l Iliad, iilmost. With Joy when the liew* wns brought to the town thnt lu-urly 8,000,00- had 1..-.'i. i.|.|.i..|.iut.-.i t» cany Into cti crrre erfscl ihe Ideas thnt urlgliiHle.l In lh* mind uf lh* brilliant engineer, .•.iter i. N.i 1,-.i to Hu. _i.inih ... lake up the work on th. bat bur. From thai very moment. It waa alum the *«hulling hegHii. In liai IJr.ilenaiit Carter become .'.il't.iin Qgrter. 11. was later np* I'.niit.d nil.. . alt. to to the .limil, .in wiiii.i.ll' at th. court nf Hi Ji.inr*. 11.- was iii'.-iipvliiii Unit poet' when Inf.n mad that charge* against htm had been picf*rre.i by . '•plain «.*. K. "ilil.-tto, who ..as sent t» t*--v as mi .li to carry on Ihe work. The papers made such direct «■.••■ i*a li.iit. that Herretary Alger thought theitnattsf should be thoroughly gone Into, and therefore sent a com ml..l'.il til In. est l«b te. Ila |„|„ 11 led to th* i ..ml ii...! Curler .< '<* convicted. After long end psttent exaii.ln.iion of the record by distin -1 guished jurists, i'i.side.,t M' K'rilev •pprfVed lb* sentence, Afterward M-.SI - 1i1..'!, and lis y nor, promt* nent _\*ew Vmt contracture, aire In* dtctea for complicity with Carter in th« Savannah harbor frauds. They fled Ul Canada to •««(■. ait.st **d | are * belle. to be etlll tn hiding ! there, _ Carter Is said <<> be hitter ' .(all. at tlreen* and day nor, and It 'la believed he would willingly nt 'near •■•lnst them If they mate brought '■■ trl»l. * - - - ■ • .- toda). I* Carl 11.tl. ColumbU Cab .ereity - IX ■_._ /, ;,' ;'t~~:', v»I .* * D*E» MttIVKS. la. Nov. If—Many rose. prominent In .<•!<». and srh.sl we,|» of tow* «*r* fir— led., at 'la state .... frrrm ■* nt colteg* and McoaSary scbonl men. WHITEWASH Park' Wilson Gets Mad and -.a * ._? ,*, " ,-* '*-'-'; •■'*'. Loses One Game, and the Team Does the Rest MM ANOEI.KI* NoV. ...-geg.il* 1* now hi second I'll' c by a very Pgg*B9 margin Yesterday Dillon's men w*l lop«! th* Kisnh bunch for two •tretgkt gam.* and both of them were whn*essbes_ In Ibe third Inning Park* Wilson mad* • big kirk about one of mi'lr. M. ii,m..i • rank I. lon. an.l Ih* umpire told ' In- ">■ get ■!" the ground*. Wilson, didn't g*t off 1.l th* fly* mln* ate limit and tbe game wss gl..n to 1.-ea Atkgetr*, S to E Tb. Second gsme .... a ll.tlrsa ex* hlbitloo and Seattle lost Ito 9. * SACItAMKNTO, Nov. Zl.-Portland took Lb*' Srst game ye.'.rday . lo t, and Vxt lh* second tv the hum* tram. 1 tv v SAN'i FRANCISCO, Nov. ti .i.k iand took Ih* nioinii * game here yea* i,rj»", 1 Ii A and lo*t the second to a-" I'raJMtl*. ;. .» to a - STANDINO OP TUB CLCHS. Won. Leg Pet, I-r.. Ailsclc* 11l 7? •**-! Seattle*..... r, m ,m I Hit.'r la Ins till) .....ll". 101 .If- San Pranctoco l« in. I"! Portland *•*• list ...» Oaktuad HI 13 -m NEWS FROM THE TYEE A report from th* lug Tyee, which ■ went north 1., tow- the disabled steamship Meteor to this port. Is lo the effect that mi Nov, * she wee hove to under the !•■>• of Lutourhe i.l.mil. Prince William sound The Tie. left v .kni.it Nov. I. Hough wetither* prevailed along that .oust, rir.d when the Tyee pulled Into Pi lnce. i' ■'■"'■ sound, *h» wis com pletely raver with Ice. A* the weather ir.ndelat.d some. .iiuii, It,ls not nt n'l unlikely that the Tyre reached her destination on or iih.iut Nov. IJ. The Tyee. In all prnpahtlity, has the Meteor ready for lowing, If .he is i,i.i already on , i her w ajr down. \, -; THANKSGIVING HEROES THOIIPIS. MINN!-*-! IT A 1 TWO CHAMPIONSHIPS ARE WON BY SEATTLE Ke«tt|. proved h»r right to two chsmplmishlps yesterday. In .•ch >.f the games ... on Athletic field or, more properly, It, It, the home leans won. In the morning In a *ra of mud and In a steady downpour of rail. Ihe young giants of the Heat' l.im •chool met snd defeated tl.e team from the Hpckane li'sli «. h'-.'i by a .. ore of .1 In 0. In the afternoon Ihe t'lilverslt) of Washlnston beat the Idaho univer sity team •'. to 0 The featete of the tnomtng gar.. waa the remarkable work of root* !-!• captain and left half back i,. the flpekane team The little, fellow weighs ISO pounds and Isn't much bigger lhan . minute. When 1..-side the big ftllnws It. the team he look* much ■mailer. lie sore no padding above hi* .slat, light pants and after**we lost.* no Hocking* what ever. He bucked Ihe line 1IU» a collegian and ran the end* for big gain*. Although mv small Ih. Heatti' men had hard Job* flop ping him. Hpnksn* made her best showlig In the first hsif. Heattl* scoring but one touchdean. In th* second Heattl* had the game alt her own ergy and scored three touchdowns. 'iiihii kick but one, making the score 11 to 0 finally, Hardly had the grounds been iOTHE DIME'S ELEIEI McOLKW. Quarter CAPT. SALMON Fullback. STCINER. Tackle. nCACON. I'.iiai.l. IIKAI.CV. llunrd. •a-lir.l - • Center. NYKHB, End. SHAt'tlltf-NNKSSr. Cud. |iltAl'i:tt. Half. CCI.LINAI Tarkle. - f.nNKlctiAN. Halfback. SOt'TII mum' (MS, Nov. !T.—Always one of th. most aggressive of col* le.es in athletic .vent*. Nntr* Dame, lead by Salmon. I* always to be counted on when on th. gridiron. Pew fullbacks, possessing th* ground gain ing and punting sbltlty that - Capt. Salmon Sere, are known .... the grid iron. Ill* wonderful feat or bucking ti,.- Michigan eleven keck for 1-7. yards as he did last year is stilt is* talk of gridiron circles. Th* college title year I* represented by a tbtt, aggressive-—l*vrn. Metre Dam* won from Wabash yrst.r.l. II lo ft. BREMERTON GO TO NIGH Thre* Contssts Arranged for Ever green Park—Special Boat At 7 o'clock tonight n • tcnnier loaded with Heattle •*!... 1. ii. lenve pier No. - for .met ton They can't see a fight In Seattle, ao llremertott will furnish the iimiif in.nt. Tonight Danny Sullivan and The Only Paper In Set* tile That Dares to Print the News VOL. 5. No. 237. I Rt.HUI.Ti-, 71' Hid AN, UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON WINS FROM IDAHO AFTER SE j. ATTLE HIGH SCHOOL HAD EASILY DEFEATED SPOKANE cleared after the high school gain. thsn the crowds began to arrive to sea the Idaho- V\*i..hll.gt"". gnme. Manx of the spectators at the first game were ai.., present at the err ond. At l:7'i o'clock, when the teams trotted on the field, the grand stand* were fill., with bertbboned thou sands. Horn* and th. lusty voices of the lei.ls united In Ihe din. Hand* played and ohl.tl** blew. Referee llolhrock and I ll,pi! ' H .'sell officiated. The first blun j der the n-fiiei made was about three . .i..l_- aft. the f.i.i kick off. Th* ball ... kicked over the goal line snd lucked back by _*[■*•!• deil of Washington. Instead ot Washington kicking off from the :',-> ,itd line another kick-off was al lowed Idaho from the center. seme of the other work of the ref.iee a. well as of the empire, **** a* glar ingly in arret -*•-*' Waahlr.gt.jri should have won the game yesterday by an ... helming score. Hhe did with but only one touchdown, and thai late In the same Hpetdell for th. first tire this >MlWi u*ed , poor general*hip and completely lost hta head at **v Tom Daly will no-. I In tl. roped arena and go for twenty rounds If they last that long I'vcrgrcen Park it 111. 11 ■ I l.'li Is to be Nic 1...ti1. --trnund. tOotm%ma<4 Sailor Harris 'and Hilly Weston and Kid 1.'..!* nnd Kid uin..!' .* are in tight the preliminaries. ROOT WINS • I'l llil " Col,. Nov. »7.—Jack Knot of Chl.'ago wa* given the de* dsloit . v*l Jut! Plyilll of this city last night. The I*' Listed eight rounds and the irlerre come near 35 CENTS PER MONTH WEBSTER, MINNESOTA. eral Important liases of in. game. Why on earth he should have tried trick play* shin within easy reach of the goal and when gaining on every down Is a mystery. The first half did not result In. a score for either side. Both Kama played hard, but it waa evident that Washington had the bettir f it. It waa strange to many 1,.. It was leor.sH . for th* Idaho men to hold a* they did. Twice during th* gam* Idaho look the ball from Seattle In side her 6-yard line and got it out of danger. Millet of Idaho output.!. _ ttt* de.l ll* used hta kicking to advantage and -.','■ beyond Washing ton* backs for a large gain. After It was all over the Idaho men mounted tbelr tall tallo-ho and rode down loan with their pal bear. The Washington men ran to the city. Hl-el.leil the beat quarterback th* university ever had. walked slowly up the hill to the power house In I.i* wet and muddy suit. A sii ny laid was tucked under hi* arm. Not.* *r*lty man wa* there to cc* that he was all right. The captain of the team mad* hi* way to a bath and clean cloth** alone. being in*., to suffer for counting the hum. man out. It the eighth round Plynn went down from * a .!,<,rt-artn jab to the jaw- Th. ref eree ormed nine and used the ward out tor the tenth count. The erased and Plynn said that be should have counted ten and then said out. Tke referee stool by bis decision, how* ever, and the fight went to Knot. FOOTBALL ■ . results OF games YESTER DAY IN ALL parts of THE ' COUNTRY '.. POnTIJIND^ Or.-Multnomah, tt; Cntverslty of Oregon. ft*. '." MADISON, Wis.—Minnesota. 11, Wis consin. 0. 7 - -. CIIICAOO-Mlchlgan. IP Chicago. 0. VAI.I.IS Ore.—Oregon Agricul tural, li Nevada. a, -- - » 111 11.A l"i;i.l'lll A.- lVni.a '. ..Is. I.'; Cornell. 8. * \v M.I.A WALLA.'- Pullman, 11) Whitman. • " WHATCOM.-N«w York. IX hat com. I " - ■*"■_. : TACOMA. — Columbia Collese -of Portland. 1«; Tarema High School/ * (■HIi-A.il i Carta**. ». Northwest, em 9. LOS .»N«Ji:i.i:«. — Stanford, t« Sherman I'l-nns.O. MANV'.IF..STICK. N. If I'a 11 mouth, Ci; Hrown, 0. *l.|i|:i; Colo. — 1 i.i.errlia '•., Ot Colorado, .1 Mlsaourl Bute College of Mine*. *. * *•* " „ i\MM*ITV-K«iii«i City, i: Mis soin I. ft. YANKTON, S. D.-Yankton college, *« linrmi ii. ...I I Mill *-* 0.-Ohton slate. 1«; In diana university, 4. . LINCOLN, Neb.-N«bra*kn. II; Illi nois. 8. lit Haskell India II; Den ver nnl.,rail.-, L *&**} KPOnU Kiwi Coll" Tf. It. le.it college, 0 SALT LAKI — Agricultural Col- Lite of Colorado, II; I'nlversHy - of t't.-ih. E. KNOXVII 1 - Deaf and dumb school, I; North Carolina Deaf and i*lnn-,b *. laonl. A GlttNNEl.lc.nwa college, II; Blmp son . i Lege. C, CHAWh*OrtnKVII-I.E. Ind. — Notre Dame. 11 Wabash, 0. PLAN INTERSTATE ORATORICAL LEAGUE ST. JOSt-PSlt. Mo.. Nov. n The formation ..f an Interstate oratorical league Is tin object of a conference began here today by prominent edu ..it.-rs at -a number'Of- state. Th* matter has been under oon.ld. for some time mid th* plsns are now nil but •■ -fected. It is |.r>.|..*..1 to embrace In lh* membership of I tha league the state unlv*r*llles of Man ten*. lowa, Missouri, Oklntiora*. N. N.nik,.. 1.-l." ak > and Kansas. The Westminster Choral Society of Westminster Pr.shylerUn church *•"••>* dent the Marred t.'antota Ruth night. Admission wl'l be fr*e.