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Totitt;ht and T_i^iv~*_dt«*-»-rs; l oolet futminy~-mV Nortftttiiua Wmrin. NIGHT X-LDITIOP4 "~ WHITTLESEY CASE PRACTICALLY DISMISSED BY JUDGE TUCKER COURT GRANTS MYSTERIOUS MOTION FOR NON SUIT. BUT LEAVES A LOOP HOLE THROUGH WHICH PROSECUTING ATTORNEY SCOTT CAN CRAWL OUT OK A HAD HON IK HE WILL— WAY 11.1 1 OPEN FOR FURTHER PROCEEDINGS— EX PERT I.KANT DEPENDS HIMSELF AGAINST CHARGES MADE IN THE OPINION rnlrss Prosr-cullng Altorney ""troll and the board of county com ml_*loners repent at Ihe eleventh hour and lake steps to protect the Interests ot Ihe taxpayer* who elect rd them to office, and "wh.sae Inler e*ts they swore to faithfully repre- Be ■>.• and safest-. the e!*U suit of Ktug county against ex-Treasurer t'harle* K. Whittlesey and hit first term bondsmen l» * closed case ana all hope ot forcing a stitlnnrul M the t.3.*7t.0- shortage In tb* es- Ueasurers account* Is gone. Attorney Wltmon Tucker, wbo was month* ago appointed special ludge to try the case has taken the action forecasted by The Star re cently snd hs* BW what practical Iv amoiiol* to a Judgment of dls m.».»* on the motion for non-suit alleged to have been made In ihe rase al tome time prior to the last lii.iefi.it. postponement of th* trial. Ruling on tb* motion, which re recite* was made sl the conclusion of the cross-examination of Chsrlea XX. Grant, the county's first and only witness. .-*__• Tucker holda that there is nothing le the evi dence before him lo warrant the • ttry of Judgment sg-tnst Mr. •W tiltllescy snd his numerous b«:nds men, and grant* the non-sull with the following limiting clause: "However. If counsel have any thing t" ujr upon any of the Items trial I have mentioned, or desire to rite any authorities oa sny proposi tion whlrh msy <*cur lo them. I shall be glad to give them s hesrlna" for Ihat purpose, otherwise, the mo tion Bay be considered granted.** Itv the Injection of thlt clause Into his opinion. Judge Tucker prac tically confesses hit belief that the la-payers hsve been shamefully -thrown down" by Prosecuting At torney Scot I. their leg.it reprrsenta tt*e. in the trial Of the stilt, and n.atli shifts the final responsibil ity for the dismissal of the rase back tn Mr. Scott. In view of the tatter's sttitude In the past, ho—• *T*r, there is little cause to hop* that he will attempt to revive th* lliig-tlcn. *'*• Judge Tuckers lengthy decision Is »t-ar.. iv a legal opinion. Its ihlef characterUtlcs ar* a masterly tvaslon of anything approaching a definite statement of law snd facta. Its tone It argumentative aad apolo getic throughout, and wttb the title iht-iged It would —*rv* better aa a brief for tbe defendant and bis Bondsmen filled as It is with ex haustive quotations from the testi mony bolstering up the claims of the latter. invested of explanations and apologies. Judge Tucker's ruling Is that If any shortage exists In Mr Whittlesey's sccounts. it ansae dur tag his second term This decision Is arrived at from the testimony «.f Mr .'.rant who experted Whittle sey's books for the county mails sioners, »nd who was ssked Just ca* que*. by Prosecuting Attor ney Scott. It* was then cross examined for two solid weeks by Whittlesey's attorneys, after which I'rt.s.. firing Attorney Scott, In pur suaiit-e of what appears to hsve beers s deliberate consplrsry to plsv Into the hands •' the enemy, al lowed the case to be continued from week to week and finally dropped fiom the trial ralendsr. The '.-.' was In this condition when The «!*- naked the quritlon a we. sgo: What has become of he Whittlesey case? Immediately thereafter Judge Tucked film-overed. that a motion for. a non-suit had been male and proceeded lo grind out tha opinion now on file In Ibe superior court. It Is • significant fact that there Is still absolutely nttthtng In the court record* to show ihat such a notion was ever filed, and until the matter la corrected th* ; t will continue to show that Judge Tucker luted on a motion which hid never bean made. Beveral of the 11 typewritten pages of Judge Tinker's opinion are devoted to harshest criticism of lis. pert Orant's report and his testi mony with reference to his Inves tigation of th* records of Ihe county treasurer's office. Attorney Tucker seem* to have forgotten that he was appoint**! to try Ihe rat. for the purpose of do. Ing strict justlie between th* par lies, snd Ihere I* not a lint in th* opinion that the court ever even »ugg*«ted to Mr. Haoit that h» might reasonably be expected tr, close his case before submitting it to the i ...,'t on a motion fnr Ron-suit, A* a result of this peculiar action on the part of the court the Whit* Uswey esse waa allowed to go üb*n. liitrly by default. Merely because IS-perl <ti**rit, the county's cnvn wit ne*s, wss not able to Rive the court the facts ami figures which were properly maters of defense, but which Whittlesey's attotnry »t- Iriifl' I to i. t-t nit on i it--a . I ." Inaliuii. the court helil that 11. rn llrvr- testimony of the wltnrss aat dlsrrevliteil. snd disregarded It. «* Ihe ii|tin!i>n shows. I v|. •! Hi .ni who Is now In the Staples of the sheriff* efflce, I* greatly , hagrtrt*-.l over the outi-iim* t>r the . .!■■ although he admits ili.it uniter the evlilt-nc* as It V. ft* left ley Prosecuting Attorney Hcutt Utile else vi.itl to he expee-teil, 'The lilnl was a fare* from stsrl tv finish." he stiiie.l in *n Interview wllh a .-! .• 11 . t this i • .on t "Mr. Scott made no attempt whatever tv het|. rive out on the witness stmi'l, antl a* t was the inly witness lie ratted I am nevw i« he made th* scapegoat, .:,•'••■".. for every - hotly Bt fault. "tvrsplt* Jmlge Tut ker * decltlun I maintain that the facts *et forth In the i I'liti'liiltit anil as stated hy Rta on the avitne.s stand regarding the shortage are torrent. "The ill lnn it to ehlfl th* shirf - »g* of the first term over Intel the BBCOttd Is absolutely without Jusll flcatlon. "I inalntalne.l on Ih* vxltne** ituml and am still rea.lv to testify snil to prove t.y the record* thenv srlv.s. Ihat Mr. Whittlesey *, .. short In hi* act-omits for hi* fits! term In excras of t;l,0OO. OIL WELLS PROVE TO BE SUCCESS WINNIPEG, July X— According to I* L*. Kean. who has Just returned] from a visit to Hi* Alt., rt. oil field*, nil ot the highest quality ever dis covered In Ihe history of th* world It now gushing from Ih* earth tn the •tilth'in set lion of the province 0/ Alberta, t'p to date two well* h.tva been bored, both of win. h. in their uncompleted stage, ar* cat—ble of producing over IDS barrel* of oil per day each. Tbe wells sre tltuatrd In the ex treme •outhwrstt-rn ..-. tit.rv ef Al berta, five miles from Ihe Inttri t<!n!ee boundary Hn* and forty mile* «.iuth of I'lni her creek. The lirlt - Ith I'olumbUi government recently lease*] a large bulk of coal and nil bin I* near then* wells, of whl. h I .•■ •■. J. Hill of the Or—Bl Northern has searured five *». linn* In thl* country a Tt-fool vein of the fin. -1 channel sad west of Pennsylvania baa been discovered. The tires I Northern I* now *urv*y!ng tor a line through Kootenai pa——, which will form an eutl»t for the products of the Rocky Mountain Ifevelopment company. ASSAILANT ARRESTED Thomas and John Zedka. roal miners of Franklin, were arrested Saturday at that pure for assault ing Charles ll*tchr|l, who ts now In a rrltlral condition, as told by The Star Saturday. Ireputy Bhrrlff Hodges made the arrest and [brought the men to the county Jail ilet-bsU It at Providence hospital. ASSESSMENTS RAISED (Sptcisl Is Th* St**) WALLA, W.M.I July 2a. — As -1! sessor llerryman has fixed the valuation of railroads In Walla Walls county at Sin.Oot) , mile. I*_it year's assi-ssmt nt was fiiiso a mile. There Bre no first data roads in the county. The rolling , stock la assessed at fl.iHKi a mile on the O. It. ■- N, and lir.Q s mile on tho Wsshlngton t_ Columbia li:.' i railway. J. v. Morrow, lax agent for the O. 11. A. N.. has given notice thst he wlil file a protest with the eoni riilsHionr-rs a* a basis for appeal to the courts. The total Base-nscd val uation of the taiiroads in Ibe coun ty Is |2,74|,45*t, as agalmtt $1,:i.".1 --t,'.,"i In ISno, when the last valua tion tn taiim. The total valua tion of all property In thr. county li iilicmt 112,000,(100. The farm valuation haa not been rained ex cept In a few Instances. A cut of The Seattle Star SEATTLE. WASIIINGTON.MONDAY. JULY .15. i.,i>., •The entile cffm t of the attor neys for Mr. V*v*tllttlee#* wa* to make It hm-.i tli.tt the moneys thnt vvrte teceivrd by Mr. i Kittle s.v .luting his B.'tiill.l let in limit 1.. --legally •!■!''- I to Itißklng good the tltfl.lt nf his fltst tetni. "It Is my tiellpf, .ml th* ■tilt W.l* hrotight on lh* theory, Hint the t*u terms were seimrnte til distinct, niul Ihere I* nn i|ite*lli.ii I. .1 Hint when Sir. *i*t hltllrsey's first let nt ex- I it • I he had nut lite nttitiey itn t. ... 1 to balance hit an mints is ith the county. '"Hut nslng lo th* fact Hint Mr ft, ■•!' hsit no t-niii epllon v*hiitcvrr of Itie-h matter* Involve.l uni pltltiiy did not filth tn Inftintt hint—ttf, I WHS ten til Bttllggl. Hll'llg th* best I tout.l at the tilal. *"l w*» given no chance what ever In explain my ft port nn re direct examination, hut grunting, fnr the pttrpoae or nigutttrnt, that there was nut a vs,,r.| of truth In 11. the fact atlll remain* that the recent*, »hl<h are the best evidence, were tetite tv prove the truth of every statement in the lomplatnt. 'Mr. Hcott made nhfuitulelv no attempt tv peeve anything, nn-l the •ull, If d!*rtt!<t*»il. will hittt l>een lost through hi* fault. The pm-. t ullng attorney sn I Ihe county conintlssloners have power to siiptilnt •; ■ i' i iiunivrl lo repre sent the county In Ihe litigation, ami Judge Tucker* decision gtveei Ihern the opportunity to reopen the litigation It remains lo tie seen whether they will avail them*, Ivet of the opportunity. If they do not. In view of Ihe fact lhal t_S county has already had s sett lenient with Whittlesey's fecund term Itond* men, who admitted their liability of more than 110.006 and |—ii! up. th* Whittlesey deficit would a* well b* thargeel off the l«a.i.. Mrs Whittlesey ' tn. • '. Is per. tonally Without funds to meet thr obligation. %2 per acre was mad* on many farts* on I'tirrrka flat 'Stump Day" is Coining (Special I* Tht Sit I POUT ANI'KLKH. July 23 --"f-i'imp day"' Is coming again The li!" of the Civic club have set ' next Wednesday as the day when everybody ta town will be expect ed to grt out snd toil In cleaning up the atrvett of the coy. "file great sticre** of th* tlranlng hotts* movement Inaugural*-! about a month ago bat given Ihe ladle* of tbe rlub great encouragement, and they say they are going lo keep up their work until thry make Port Angeie* on* of lb* prettiest, most cleanly snd attractive little rifles on the eoasl. An excellent luntheon and other refreshments Will be ... ...! the tollers who work on "stump day HF.INZE S MOTHLR AT DEATHS DOOR (Bp«c.*l Is The Star.) rtI'TTK. Mont. July 21 --F. Aug llelnte has received Information Dial hi* mother Is lying at the p. im of death at Had Naiihetm. '■• ■■• .- ■■ The message, which waa from Mr. Ilelir'a sister, stated thst after ron « .i'.i!l..fi five eminent phytic tins had announced Ihat recovery Is nut to be expected. Mr. Itetase'S moth er It f_i yenrs of sge Hh* sailed from New York for Germany th* last week In May. Mr. F. Aug lleinze went 1.. t at that time for the purpose of llsltltig b*r. Women Will Toot Horns (Special It Th* Star) CHENEY, Wash . July H.—Not to be outdone by the nun. the ladles of Cheney have organised a brans band, wllh the following pers«mrich Cornets. Mrs. Mcintosh. Mr*. Mirk els. Mrs. Oteason, l."|.- Hklnner, 1.. Harris, Mrs. Hurhanan; altos, Kate Moh*. lMna rbhults. Mrs, Young; trombone-, Mr* Grant, I.i ■/!'■ .''•!,. i.in i Mrs. lib lianlson; barlttin*. Mrs Riorum; snare drum. Stella Drown; bass drum. Mrs. Chaffee, leader. i'rof. Mangus Holum. KSOIM'H. N. V.. July .B.—William T. Hheehsn left for New York this morning lie will remain there un til the democratic national chair man bus been sclei ted. .1 iv.' ■ X Jones snd Daniel Cam pan wired Judge I'urkci this morn ing that Iht-v would atop at Ksnptix today, en mule In New V'ork. Sen ator I.mi- ; of Virginia will also slop off. It Is ml ml 11 r.l here Ihat lbs nian who win in. chairman has been practically settled upon. Tng gart of Indiana Is the only n.ui.. beard now. ARE STILL TALKINC LABOR LEADERS AND I 1 ACKERS CONFER— MEAN WHILE STRIKE-BREAKERS ARRIVE Willi MORI UNION MEN WALK OUT WITHOUT WAIT INI. FOR STRIKE 01 in. k Illy is- nut -,'.«, Aftni KANSAS CITY. July SS—lt is estimated that I •'■■ • men went lo work In the pat king hotisea Ihla morning. The packers are confi dent of winning Ihe ttruggle There li a well tli-rtnrd Impiration that the packers' combine mn make a tpa. t lal rffurt to break Hie strike here, aa th* Imal plants ran supply the country's trade hy *—____a tou tlntiotisly. At noon the conference adjourned without result. Ikildrn, president of thfl te.Hl.at.-I a Illli..|| mil |t i.*ik.,| like war. The labor leatter* depart e,l to talk over the situation with butt hers' union officials in the hope of sn uting toncnuiiiins from ll.cm. wht.h might make un .tlii-r mealing: with the packet- ,--..:..- in ihe; Interval the various lra4*B_*e_ _*■ gan to walk out of their own voli tion Six hundred sin. k handlers quit, psralyilng that particular In dustry. While IK) ii.i-ieis also unit. Gup Drawr 'tr Fort Worth ■TOUT WOIITH. Tex. July a-- MERCHANT MARINE COMMISSION HERE The congressional merchant m* i rine ...ii.inla.i.in I* enjoying tha taratities of Puget Hound Itsday. At 10 o'clock tbls morning the eos_. niltstna wss eaeorted sltoard Ihe Malnlander, which had been re* served by the -...-,. of the rlty fnr th* special excursion, and a large delrg-ttlnn of mer.Hants snd shippers 8.-mmp*nle.l th* congtea slonal party. Th* Malnlander will cruise sll dsy, returning to the city • bout » -■. ■ All point* •round the shores of lh* Bound will tie viewed, snd Ihe commission will gather la much Information Ihst will l*e use ful to them In considering the dis SOME NEW FEATURES Mardi Cras Committee Has Procured Several Fine At tractions for the Closing Week A bill of attractions that ought to draw bigger crowd* lhan ever has him srranged by the managerm-nt of the Mardi lira* The mm h rx pacts*! public wedding will lake place In the big teat tomorrow evening. Miss Ester Pearson and, Charles Stevens sre Ihe contracting parties who will tarry away the prtte of liuo for the house -keeping fund. In addition to the wedding the management annolime.l Frivols In a doubt* i....p the i.»i;i stunt, high dive off a 13-toot pole and a Hatty show, the latter to lake plate to morrow afternoon, when anybody accfimpanlecl by a thlld under 6 year* of age will be admitted free of charge There will be prlwn fur the p ret Heal baby, lb* fsitest baby, the baby with the most hair. the. on* Willi Ihe greatest number of teeth, wllh the most bewitching smile, with the rosiest c hecks, and for twins. INQUEST POSTPONED Th* Inquest over Ilie body of Jamea McCormlrk, who was killed In Hi* Magnolia saloon Thursday morning, whlilt wan In be held at Lull this afternoon, wit |ni'iponfl until tomorrow at :.'lii oi lock, on *• i • >iitit of lbs absence of one ol the Witnesses. WIFE BEATER IN JAIL John Moore, of SIS Fifth avenue, tieat hi* wife anil 2>t .ir-oli rhlld iti i...-I.' Neighbors heard the row and summum-d Hie puliie. Mooie Today fvtio turn are working at the local |J ■ '.i houses The paikett . lalni Ihey will have .i full force hy Ihe end of the wet k. tttisrtl* drew guns on picket* this untitling, who uit'in; f. -l lv lutetfrre with nun . iiit.B aitlvala. CiHCAIIO, July :f. f'omniittecs nf the packers and allied Iradt-* met Bt Itl o'clock Ihls mi.ruing at the Nelnein-ltorrls office at the tit* k yr—idt for a flnsl conference, with til* ■•» ,)m i ' of averting a sympathetic 'r.r Conditions at the yarda ale tjnlt t The . i '."i- n of nttu • ft!.. 11 help • ..fiiiti'.f i without I In le_c*_ BT. Mil'lit. Mo~ July :-.-The I'aai FUde. plants were alt In ••;•■ i ..t-.'i tbls morning with no vlolenre The packers assert thst lh* allied trades will lint quit, but 11. unions' r*t»ta*atatlvr* say .-ah organiz— Hon will probably obey ordem fIX PAI'I.. Minn. July ta.—No *vxnpath- ti- strike Is on this morn tatr. Txett thlrett of Ihe normal force are w..ri ■- and there la no tlisair der. . i t.«*|t.ns that will lake place during Ihe next few day* at the Washing lon Tboiel 18). i.. the points of Interest be ing" via.;. ! are Moran I" Com pany shipyards. Ilallard harbor sblpSardt, the port Itlakeley mills and th* !',:•! . ■ .; I nsvy yard at Itrexnertiio 1 he liiitlm ss program of the com mission will .;■••, tomorrow morn- Icg t Much Interest la being Ukea by I,* ii shippers snd men har.lt tn the flavestjgatlont of the romrnis- Siotll Tbe merobera today are the ST'ii *'-* of ll.' Chamber of Cont inent**. led to whip Hergrant talghtnn and Clts>;i>*le,ttve It .'!■ • • when Ihey canx* to take him In the statlun, but made i««ir work of It TO QUARRY MARBLE IN IDAHO i ,1 (Seaclal I* Th* St**) LRWIHTON. Idaho. July .5 Th* ! Urge marble quarry on Chimney i reek ts soon to be developed. The i art i. field Is rut by the creek and I walls of choice marble towering ntofw thsn 100 feet rise trhm the ■trek on either side. The quirry nowj exposed Is from 10*1 to -no feat wide m i contains ledges of pure wttllr. v . , ■. . snd loyal blue mart'l* Ihat ha* been pronounced j to equal any found In Hi" West. A i-ftod wagon road has been built i new Ihe Snake liver In the mill I •ita'and shipment* of maible will erxtnmenie scam after the mill It 1 liatltlleil. -t, , , A* Same of >■ i . ii: between the I'tiiifi.i. Palate Car team and Hie '"Olllfnh'.t wt played yesterday af i |er*Jr*rrti The si ore was Ifi lo lln I f tv. of Hie Columbia*, who put up SlVy-ry Billing game. raatll I ,rnlg* No 7, I, „f |f , w |t| ___■•-> "at home" and Ice cream sorfctl In Its old hall ill the Masonic ________!■* i tuner of [second avenue 'id I'lke street, Wednesday tn.. ing July 27. All friends of the .irdfi are Invited to attend. "ALONE IN GHKATEn NEW YOU it" Tfic Wei.b matin rompsny scor^l another hit with the Alcs/ar pa irons last nlgitl lii "Alotii. In llteat er frfew York." The piece Is a four art tnclodrama, with a vein of coma edy^rttiininß through It to retlerc !llie*Jiiore traitlc elcnipnt. ■ Wiedemann appears In a comedy iiiaraiter Bit, which be handles with his itsunl cleverness, snd Mii* Weidemann In thl* plet s Is seen Sgaln 111 lur own favorite role, that of Boubrettc, The rt—l of the rompany la aptly caul, and lv its entirely "Alone In Greater New York" |>iominfa to be one of the t*a*Bai' best diauing cards. IT WAS LOADED PIT I' YORK, A WOUKMAN, IN JURED HY DOMIJ EXPLOSION ON CARNIVAL GROUNDS l'ele York, a wiirktimn fur Hi carnival, was hiully littriieil hy the i v|.:..i-ftii nf n liiiiiili this iiiiitiiliitT The Imiiiili was a defective one nnd liml I-ri n ftiiii-il Willi it iititiil.ir <if other flirwtirks lift over fioin the tipciiitig i.i, i.t nl the iriiititry store. In senile innnner It was transferred ttt the i-.iii,i|-.. I..nn I i.'.nl.v ami itivered Willi old confetti. York discovered ll Hit* innrnliig and. taking It to Ihe dig tent, set II off. It had tin fuse und eiiilod.tl In-fore Yolk ctitilil git away from It York was Inn mil In the fan-, und Ills chest and hands were hiully lacerated. While not of a danger ous cbarartar, Hie wounds will be exceedingly painful fur -tune tiavs </•»•-*, if tf____3 DELEGATES CHOSEN * * "•* 11 DEMOCRATS ARE COMPLETING i PLANS FOR COUNTY CON VENTION — MUCH INTEREST] SHOWN I.iv.lv ,t '.!.■! » ,■ manifested in! the iii mm ratir prlmartt— Saturday nlghi, the prim Ipal contests lieing in the Fourth and Fifth wtnls, where the friendt of J 11 Williams and J M Quiltrr, ihe iital candi dates for Ihe numlnailtin as sheriff, wrra fighting fur Hirir men Ik jnii.l thlt iontt-»l the primaries were not will attended or lex eloped much Interest, The result of the rauttier* can not It* definitely told Friends oft both Williams snd Quitter claim thst their favorite ha* the lead In the race In the ionia-rt for proa* ruttng .."-.. there was hardly soy Interest shown Four hundred ile-legates »ill at tend the ..tt.i.f-. . till veil! Inn in till* t ity next Wednesday, at whlili time the various . ,v. II -..,<■ tut the tounty i.(in.a will be nomlnalett and the ..,.-. to the stale rort vention at lit ilinglittn. on August 2. Will tie chosen. At the present time it It hard lo lell Jutt who •tandt foreran*! a* randldatea for tb* various offl.e* Ketrrtaiy Iheea, of the county toromltlee., gives out the following randiila.e— for the va rious county nominations: Sheriff. J. 11. Wllllamt and J M. Qullter; prose, ■ uting attorney. Jay f. Allen. II F. Ilennetl and Wlilisra C. Keith; county t—_t—ll—lloner*. Klrwt uistitit. M IL "i.i. Ter ence O lirlt n, I*d I'udihte. Hr. J W. Hweeney; Second district, IC. II I'vßttson and Fred llernrr; treasur er, J. W. Ulllraple, of West Sett lie. auditor. I ll Cox. of Ilallard, < ierk. Uarl 11. Jennrr; coroner. Dr. I* O. Fltelt; •urveyur. William T. Slurry; Btaesiiif It. 11 l; i;i...i In the tlate contesi there teems to be th* same smount of Interest as In the tounty fight. J. II Met cslf snd Van It, Plerson are the aa plrants for lieutenant-governor. Metralf see mt to hsve the lead In the rate and It Is claimed by tits friends that he will walk off with the honor without mm h trouble. "DAREDEVIL" BADLY HURT "Dare Devil" Edwards came near riding to dsth on his bicycle Satur day ..'!••■.■••• on Hie Maull i i'.i grounds, and now lies at Providence In *;iltal badly battered up by a tumble of f.o frit Edwards fell fiom the top of Ills chute In the piteeocs nf b big audience. Peo ple could see that Ilie rider wsa nervous when he ascended the run way to his wheel, lie made a good start, but Immediately seemed to bwe control of the machine. When not over six feet from the • '.:'■..• point, be pitched over the tide of the runway and plunged head foremost lo th* ground, lie was picked up and carried lo ttic* ! Ik tent, where It was found that both arms were broken ami It was fißrc-d lie was Injured Internally. lie showed ,i wonderful amount of lierve. At ths hoeiilt.il yesterday he an nounced Hint he was giilnrr to ride Bruin us soon «* hi* arms were mended. Edward- receives |4SO a week fnr tiling bis Hick, width van one of tht big attractions at the carnival. Run Down (Sp«ci*l to Tht Star) Si:iiltO-\V(ioi.l.l'Y, Wumli , .luly »S.- Edward Itlnckle and Ml** m>i tii- Crosby were run down snd wrl ously hurl by a Northern Pacific long! ii it, train in-nr hers nt 3 o'clock yesterday morning. The yotuiK pao* pie wer.' returning home from a dapi- niul were riding on a railroad speeder, ; THE OfJIY PAPCT IN SEATTU j | THAT DARES TO PRINT THE NEWS - f * - . —mr -♦ VOL 6. NO. 133 STEAMER IS SUNK VLADIVOSTOK FLEET SAID TA HAVE SENT STEAMER KNIGHT COMMANDER, OUT OP NEW YORK, TO BOTTOM , | LONDON, July S3,— A Yokohama spei in| ten I veil her* stuff* that Hi* i.n' .i. f..,'i . i Knight Command er, from New York, was sunk yea tiril.-iy by the I! . ■ ..ii, Yladivristok ■ , i. :•• t. off the Province of 1." i The report was taken to Yokohama by Ihe members of Hie crew of the Knight Commander, Who state that lifter the vessel was Overhauled by Hie IttiSKlaii* the crew was trans ferred to the steamer Chinan ami then the Hrltlsh vessel was sunk. in her Japanese reports have It that the Vladivostok kijuadrem also raptuii-d a Herman Vessel be-lleved to lie the Alalia and hn unknown Hi Utah steamer. Bach waa seized cud put In charge of prize crews. The Knight Command! r was a I'riiish steamer of 2,17.; ton* bur tl. ii, i oiiitnaittled by Captain Intrant, rihr sailed from New York May 0 tor Klngapore. On June 23 she was at Manila and laat week was re ported as I..i.ii .: arrived at Bhang t.s I The owner of the Knight Com mander is the Knight HK-amshlp Company. I.liiiiii-tl of Liverpool. : I.i was built at Newcastle by the Palmers SUEZ. July ft —The Itr'.tish Hearti er Ardova. rapture-el late last week by Ihe Itusslan volunteer cruiser Kmolensk In the Itfd sea, arrived hn* today In '..-.. of a prl_* t rew. Mi i Volunteer Cruisers lIKHI.IN. July 2_—lt 1* under ttt.f.l that five ItuM.la.il unxliilary BIG TEXTILE STRIKE Oft _ TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND WORKERS IN MASSA CHUSETTS AFFECTED BY THE LABOR WAR PRECIPITATED TODAY PALL, IUVCR, Ms** July *S — The textile time began tn earnest this morning. An attempt to op erate the fat lories failed on account of Insufficient help. Tbe crowds hooted the few workers thst re sponded, but there were no other demonstrations. Feeling Is high over the proponed reduction of v -. which precipi tated the strike. The order an nouncing the reduction, which iv ersgr-s JJtj, per rent, wtnt into ef fect today. More than *!> o<>U oper atives, employed by nearly forty KlLLtll Mil MMVLtII Oil MIITEMIUI ____________ CHARLES WANDS, A NORTH YA K|MA SURVEYOR. MET HORRI OLE DEATH AT MIDNIGHT AT TOWN OF MILTON /Si real to Th* Stse.l TACOMA, July 2.V — A few mo ments afii-r Interurban train No. list lift the little station of Milton, at 11:3*1 lam night. Charles Wands, a surveyor rctildlnit at Villi Yakima. fell from Ihe tiain while endeavor ing to step from tar No. Co" onto the rear platform of tar No. WO, and was Instantly ground to death under ths wheels of the trailer. The train was brought to a halt before the wheels of tbe third rar rolled over the victim. The Haiti, whlrh was In ibarge of Motoi'inan D. M. Dtnwall, Conductor V. I*. Hodges and Trainman K. It. lietijamln, left Milton at 11:35.i Wands and two companions, mem ben of tbfl Kntithts of Pythias, were standing on the front platform nf car No. r.nT as Trainman l-\ 11, Beta* (areln, acting a* his duties required, nnloi Led the door leading to the rear of car Nu 600 snd stepped out. | While holding lightly onto the open door, Trainman Benjamin threw open the other door. As he did no he heard Wands make twins remark to hit. two com panions, who evidently tried to din- Hiiade hint. me next Instnnt the tloiir leading out of the ear wsi 1— Lm.l in.l of tI . I. ...... of lien fti 25 CENTS PER MONT cruisers, pun hancd from Germany, are now i mlslng Un- North tea and I i ... I. channel to >•• Ir* .***._. be lief*— to be tarrying contraband ot war. Russians Sighted Today - TOKIO, July :". 11.. oslan Vladivostok suiiadron was sighted this murine 26 t- . • ■ from Ksoisn furs, prr-fntun- of rmam The i. • . were steaming eastward slowly. TOKIO. July 25— The Vladlroa tok sriusdron was sighted st 1 o'clock this sflerooon off Ku'it province, on the east side of Toklo Lay. | TOKIO. July IS-Th* liiitlstx steamer Chinan ha* arrived at Yo- Icijama with the rr*w of the Brit ish steamer Knight Commander, whlrh was sunk by the Hut-tea. Vladivostok squadron off Ixu. The Knight Commander's __*__ was a general one. Hit Kurope—n paa—en gers were detalne-d by the Kuaslaaa and her crew of twenty-one waa transferred to the Chinan. which i iilsei reports that the Ka—staM sank i two Japanese *ib<*nti»'r_ LONDON - jHly 2.— In the hrroae |cf commons this afternoon ■renjier Paifnur stated that the Malacca in |eiderit was still glvln£\the govern jf_*Bt great anxiety, but he thought ! tbe signs obtainable portended 81 ] favorable Issue. He ruiid tbe awes jtirm as to the rightful pa-sage of Iluatian Vessels through the I tarda ; Belles would not be • ii.itttfd IS) I The i. .• .c. corporation*, are affected The reduction Is the < '.nd mad* In Fail Klver wllbln a y_ar, the last hating i >-< t. a rut of 10 per cent, whitti eventually extended to all th* cotton mills of •tern New Rag land. The reason given by the manufacturers for the wage reduc tion It that the cotton manufactur ing Industry Is still in poor shape. and the margin of profit i* excee4 ingiy small on i.t goods. or marly four months. In spite of the Hi per rrnt cut mad* some time ago, the mills have been running oa thort time. mln snd Wands stepped fort. flen !..::.!. throwing open tie door leading Into rar No. ,".t 0, which was aticßil, !■; 11...1 around to see what was the iiiattrT. The next Instant. Wands, overcome by a sudden Jerk, of the car, was precipitated be ! iit'itlh tin- wheels of the car No. 507. The trin ks of the entire car pasted over the man's body. Althoticli horrified at the terrible seetdenl of which lie was an eye wit ne—a, Benjamin hsd pre**! of mind enough to ring the emergency rait and the train was brought to a bait Itefnre the wheels of the third coach had reached the unfor tunate man's body. The dead man was picked up by the members of the train crew and some of the passengers and taken bark to the little -t.it:..11 of Milton A special train ' ft at 1 o'clock this morning In charge of Superintendent Frank* Hn and Assistant Coroner Mellln ccr for the scene of the nnident. The body was brought back '..' this rlty an.l tal.cn lo the undertaking parlors of the assistant coroner. The dead man Is believed IB have been about Sf years old. Tho wheels of the enr cut across his body above the abdomen. His denth Is believed lo have been almost Instantaneous.