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Tenighti Increasing cloudi«**i, with .1....... nttr
*....!. ..,,-.., n*ar ceatt. Thuradayi Shov.tr*,
BODY OF MURDERED UK
FOUND IN THE BAY
CORPBE BELIEVED TO BE THAT Or VICTIM or FOUL BLACK
CHAPEL CRIME—WAS BEATEN TO DEATH ANO THROWN
Wit! bolh rye* bruited anil tdarV
»ll*.l ami 1 lie 1..1,1 cut mul gathe-d
by blow* from n-ti.e blunt tn.tru
uir-ot. Ihi* hiMly of an unknown man
via. f.-itll.' In the bay rarly thla
tu.iiiiii.' nrar the city garbage
ilutn|t, tn the aeiuthcrn 1 .nt of the
clly.
The Bare an,' head were covered
Wllh ttlooal when taken from thr
mud and alime of the tide flat*, the
coat collar and shoulder* were eat-

'
At ftrat It was thought a rate
of aulride. but th* moment th* body
was ttrlppeel and washed, at the
[lonney-Walton morgue, evidence*
of fn-.il murder came to UghL Not a
cent In money wa* found In thr
clothing of the dead man anil there
la good t • .i..i*n to believe that he
wa» ihe victim In lh* murder mys
tery a* told of In The *rtiar yrstrr
tfay.
Ihitli cyee show signs of blow*
and two coot union* «<n the fore
head, one over the left eye and tbe
other in the* renter of tbe forehead.
dUpel «|| thought of anlrlde. t_vl
drntly the roan had been dealt -• i
eral blow* on the forehead and In
the *y*a. it appear* that the blows
oa the eyre w.ittl.l have atacgrred.
It not stunned the wan and the
blow, on the f.ir.-l-.rs 1 would have
Mnlshed the bloody work.
Ib*th evee are bloodshot, .hoeing
that they were Injured before
death
A wound near the Je£ .tr 1* atrial!
aad look* Ilk* a butlet wound, but
probing proved that the bullet. If it
waa made by on*, did not penetrate
far Into the akulL
Th* mar. era. evidently about fly*
feet and tea or eleven Inrhea tail,
well built and good looking. Ilia
balr vra. dark and tbe small mtia
tarhe I* re*-ddlsb brown In rolor.
Tbe ' '"»**» ar* of good quality and
almorrt new. The porketa allowed
little* wear and th* enlt evidently
had been worn only a f.a* weehg.
The underclothing was atmont new
and the dark outing abort had *vl
dently never been washed. The
she** are alao Bear' new.*
Nothing to Identify the body was
found In the ptvkrta. A cheap Jerk
half* and a annff box, about one
third full of snuff were all the pock
eta contained. The left leg of the
"**3 cragß about three Inchea above
Th* knee •■ 'he a tiki* was a roan*
ef tcara and broken flesh, evidently
from scrofula or some skin «*.«.
It baa developed tbat early Mon
day morning an expressman was
aeen to drive away from ih* Hlark
rbap*l district with a mytlrrlons
bundle, which wa* dumped Into th*
bar _*_*.■> ft.*.*., (ft. body was found.
mm » ff****wr w wmmT*
Tbla matter waa reported to th*
police, but bad not been run down
today. Th* police informant .aid
that h* ne th* team about 4
o'clock and that something was
thrown Into th* bay from the
bridge.
He aald be did not pay ranch at
tention to thel ncldent. as • ,-ir.ae
f-men and garbage men frequently
throw garbage from th* bridge at
this place. It Is now believed that
the bundle was the body of the man
STEEL PLANT TO
OPEN NOVEMBER 1
TWO HONORED MEN WILL BE EMPLOYED IN NEW WORKS AT
WEST SEATTLE
On Nov.-n ber 1 ihe ftcsllle Rleel
tompany, under th* mnnugenienl of
William I'fgolt and I*. M. Wilson,
will open 11. pi. at Writ Seattle
and put a fore. „' 200 men at worh
turning out light rails and bar Iron
for th* nt* of th* in tl mining and
logging i nt, r-rn.!-* of th* state.
This Information wa* given lo The
Star this morning by th* managsa
rhent of Ih* company, and no doubt
now remain* of the actual establish
ment and opening of th. big .tee)
and Iron works. The company'e
plant al t.ske View la now under
preparation for Immediate moving,
»nd In addition lo Ihl* a big eon
(lgnment of machinery ha* been
ordered from IMtti.burg. Pa., for the
estenalon ef the i. •■■. -■.< equipment.
Everything wilt be In rradlnet. by
November 1 for lh* opening of Ihe
.hop*, trhtch ar* now being built at
W**t Pe.ltl. near the Humphrey
postofflc*.
The 1..nr,!i.«-i ■ T,t gaVO out thla
morning the! lh. pre*, ill force of
Ut men would b* irr-■...'■ t to 200
wbtr. tht shops open, snd that from
NIOWT EDITION
found thla morning ami that It had
been washer by the wavr* In the
polo! where .ll»coveri-d.
Tbe police were Inftirmeil till*
moraine that llreirg* \V, t'l.uk. .n
etnpluye at th* cuunty a»*e*s*ur'a
ufflre, aaw a ciitiptrluua looking
1 .nn tlii'ii a iiiiii-Ui' at th* corner
ot Ninth avrniie anil King street.
Monday morning. The man acted
Btrangrly and Clark watch*, him.
When the man had gone, flu eg.
nil.iiii ,1 the I.null!.* and found that
it llllUllllßll a lilrtMly shirt and veet.
two 1 nil. t-f aocka and two piece*
ot cloth.
That night when he went home,
be saw the bundle again, but tbe
rhlrt and ve**t were gone. The shirt
«aa smeared with blood and the
veet was bloody In aeveral placea.
The clothing wat wrapped in a Sag
inaw li. t.it-i. Newa ol September
». IWI.
Thrae atorlea may furnlah rlewa to
th* mytlery of lh* unknown man's
death and poaalbly reveal hla Iden
tity. Th* murder i* tuppoaed to
have been committed in the hallway
of I.lla Young's hottae ol Hl-fam*
on Btx-h avenue aouih and King
street.
The victim 'cf the roordrf bad
been dead for about tbr* daya and
It appear* from lh* condition of the
body that he h*d not been tn Ihe
water longer than thla Urn*, The
body wa* tint area yesterday morn
ing about Si feet from the tnterur
lien trarka and tbe police notified.
It waa agate teen tbl* morning
about S*. feet farther out and tbe
man wat lying on hit far*. V. >
trnlay the body lay on Ita bach.
tl I* believed by th* polio that
th* crime waa committed Sunday
nigh! and that Ihe body waa dump
ed lain th* bay about 4 o'clock Mon
day morning. The police any they
saw the man In Ihe tenderloin dis
trict last week, but kntw nothing
about him.
NA TlO NAL
LEADERS
LIKE IT
fßy fcrrfrP* News ... fl l
CHICAGO. Oct S.—Th* Wi-coT
aln state auprem* court decision tn
favor of I.i Fulirit*. In hla fight
with the stalwart faction, waa re
ceived at the national republican
headquarters with nndltgulae-d re
lief. It Is believed the decision r*
movea Wisconsin from the doubt*
fil list. It la .1: e.-trd that the
stalwart ticket elll be withdrawn.
While the stalwarta consist of th*
' federal ring and their delegates
were seated In th* national conven
tion, the national 1- alert ar- (lad
to ma* tb.m turned dowa.
Th* decltlon wat thr*e to on*. Jus
tic* f'asaady dl***ntlng. *->*< M.-n
S3, of th* Wl*. emtio taw, wa. nimtad
a. an authority for tb* declalon. Thla
provides ihst in ran* ef tr,. division
of a political party, preferenr* »hail
b* given to lh* convention held pur-
Itl to the call of th* regularly
tlm* to time more men would be
taken on. swelling th* aggregate to
probably :.< •< before the end of th*
year.
The rompnny will handle only
light rail* nnd bar Iron ml will not
att.mpl lo n ni'if i. i'ln- heavy
good* for Iho present.
In speaking nf th* n*w enterprise
one of the managers said thla morn-
Ing: "We Intend making our We«t
Seattle plant th* nucleu* of the
*te*_t and Iron btisltt.*. for the whole
state. W* will mid to our equip
ment and ■ «i. i, I our nun... .s
rapidly as we csn. There 1. a
splendid market for bar Iron nnd
light ralta hero In this stain nnd
there Is no reason why our st«e|
and Iron plnftl should nol become
one of Ihn big enterprise* Of tile
stal*."
In connection wllh the big aleel
plant !h« Henttle Hleel Company
will. Inter on, Install a .moiling
plant of adequate proportion*. Thl*
tn Itself will be an enterprl*. of no
ti." .1. !i,,;.,,i r .ii, • arid will afford
„.,i i: fur .. largo fort, of men.
The Seattle Star
SNAPSHOT Of THE BATTLESHIP CONNECTICUT AT THE MOM ENT
(Special I'hotograph for th. \.».paper Kntrrprito \»en»ißtlen)
SCENG at TIIK I.AI'N''IIINU IN TUB IIIIOOKI.YN NAVY YA 111 l TIIUIIKDAY AKTKItNOON.
constituted party avithorltlea. The
,',,,.. ■ ii of th* ttat* • • nn., I n'l'i
mlttee In placing the I-i I'.ii'.tt.
ticket on Ihe i .ii t t* prr.umed to
be Just and mutt ai..r. 1
MAYOR IS
THINKING
WILL MAKE AN INSPECTION OF
ARCADE THEATER
Mayor llalllngrr and Chief te
lanev will tomorrow make a per
»'ii*l Inapt*, tlon of the Airade
dance ball, with tb* Id., of deter
mining what change* thou be
made. If any -an be made, accord
ing to a report tn elreulallon i..lay
Blnce tbe ...ia. 11 BBBrlet. th* It-'*nee
tbe rlty'a chief executive haa been
studying bow be ran dispose at Ike
letponslbtllty lhat haa thus been
thrust upon him.
ll* ha* been conferring with the
various Interests Involved, Includ
ing thorn which are tn limit to see
th* concert hall reopened. In an en
deavor to tret public sentiment oa
tb* matter and IB discover*which
Ir the best count* for him to pursue.
Thrre are many. Including Murphy
and other councllmen. who believe
be can not sign th. license without
approving the action of the council.
The trouble arise, over lh* fact
that a ttat* la. prohibits lh* em
ployment of women In pit->■« where
liquor It Bold.
How Ferguson ran ma the Ar
cade at a profit without employing
women, and how the may. ran
agree to lh* opening of Ihe resort
la the mystery. Ferguson Is said
to have agreed to arrange the bote,
properly for one thing and even
to Ik* willing to partition the bar off
from the main room In order to
get over th* provision prohibiting
tb* aal* of liquor In conjunction
with amusements.
When Mayor Italllnger wa* a*k*d
vat. r-i.iy • Hal I*. Intended lo do
about Ihe mailer, b* refu»*d flatty
to "li•■ i.a 11. H* wtl.l be «» In*
ve*.lasting th* m*ll*r. When a*k*d
If It waa hi* Intention to allow thr
Arrsd* to h* run a* In Ih* pa»l
wllhoul aanrllon of law. h* b*cam*
esrlted. He thought th* que»ll..n
amerunted lo mil. less than in In
■utt. 11. laid hi did not think tt was
fair ami that It wa* putting un an
tw»r lnt hi* mouth.
Kvldetitly. however, h» hns not
yet made up hi. mind on the matter.
RAN INTO
BURNING
TRESTLE
(fly Bcrltrp* Newt Ate'n 1
ATIeANTA, tie. Oct. 6—ll I* re
ported that a pa**enger train from
Augusta, on the Hotithern railway,
went through tho in ci lo over 'lie*
creek, near Gibson.
'Iln- train ran Into tht burning
trestle and was derailed. With th.
et.eptlon of th* engine the entire
train was burned. Heven of Hie
passengers snd crew ten Injured,
W. II Bliurlry will ilif.
■BATTLE, WASHINGTON. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER s. 1904
WH EN SHE STARTED DOWN THE WAYS. WITH CROWD CHEERINQ
KUROKI TRIES
TO TURN THE
RUSSIAN LEFT
MEANWHILE JAPANESE MAIN ARMY IB ADVANCING ON RUB
SIAN CENTER — RUSSIAN GENERALS COURT-MARTIALED
AND RECALLEO
(Vv Brrte** N.w. At. a!
IIAItIUN. Oct, B.—Oenerwl Kurokl spi-eata tn be trying to turn
the 11-ira. m left while lh* Japan*., main army I* marrhlng fcuwa.d
again*! ih* l!us*lan rrnler.
J .1 c iranepon* are brinala* up material t* Ik* iixiutk of th.
Tahi. thrift thry are carried by Junta ... Hanoi*!, thence by . ...ii..
lo I'ang Wang I'heog. Th* run* trucllati uf lh* r»»ad between Hh.. -
b.rri and fang Wang t'beng la 1 t '.lit
I. It ii.ii.-I that lh* J.t-tii".- hie. thrown bride** acrn** th*
1.i... river .1 HUuprthr. They *r* repairing lh* road* .. Ihey gov
I'hun i iiu.e. hay* mad* com munlcallon between Mukden and
Htm tin Trng lo th* Wrtt t.na.if.
LONDON. Oct. S—The Bt. I"c trmburg correspondent of lb* l-on
doa Tim.', rabtee the following:
The skepticism oa the score of the Rattle fleet Is slowly giving
way to th* belief that th* etgnad te a la really going to the far east.
The preparatlona an fa. mad* and In progrrea hate gun* far be
yond the alag* of a mere bluff. Kevaral Hamburg-American -'earn
era a-- about to take Welti. •■.«! >„ Aden. Zanzibar. Singapore and
other porta, obviously for the pu rpoee of coaling tht aklpe of the
Ball), "•***
WORD FROM STOEBSCL
ST. rirmiflltl-110, IV!. 6 —The following dispatch from Oen.
•teeee»l at Part Arthur, dated Beplember 50. wa* received today:
"Hlnc* th* attack on September 23 all has been qulel. though
there hay* been daily iktrmlth* * and ariiilrr bombardmenta. Tbe
ItnMlan* make sorties dally."
"from September It lo tt Ihe Japan*** bombarded and aaaaulted
Ih* fort* to the t-.i't, .... of pott Arlher. but thry wer* ••; I
The Japan*** gained only two *mall tedeubls which wer* wracked by
bombardment. Tbe Japan*** destroyed,, an aqueduct In th* nsaault
en Koi Vlsoky and w*r* repul**d at S ... I■< * th* following morning.
The enemy had their mltrallleu** In preltlon then Qgllßlal Konkra
t.tnii.. onlered Ihe ..| 1. r. lo charge them trtth hand grenade. liii.-I
wllh nltrn-glye.rl.te, The Japune** fled In haale."
i .... -.. I . .m, ,t. a that the Japanese losses In four lay*' fighting
wet* 10,000 klll*d and wounded.
WILL FORM THIRD RUSSIAN ARMY
I'Atllfl, Oct 6 —A dlsptarh from Rt. Prtenburg confirms th. re
port that a third tluaslan arm is about to In formed. Bern!
I.ludovlraky of the military nop* la to be put in command.
CZAR WISHES HIM GOOD LUCK
Hush Oct. B—The st Petersburg correspondent of the dior
nal. Italia wlree that the kalter baa telegraphed the commander
of tb* Ituaalan Halt fleet, wishing him a good voyage and good
luck. I*. . -
The correspondent adda thai only t.OOO mm of lh* original
Vladivostok squadron remain. Tl, first Ire has appeared off Vladi
vostok.
JAPS RECRUIT ARMY OF KOREANS
I'OHHII.T HAY, Manchuria, Oct. i.— Th* Japanese continue to re.
rrult Korean* under th* pr*t*ns* of employing them a* coollea. The
atnperot of Korea ha* refused lh* Jitiianes* rci|u**t that every lull II
In Korea furnish 40 to to m.n for th* army now being nrgnttl**d.
Ill* reported that ru«- Japanerc recruited COO men al I'lng Yang,
dressed them In uniforms, sent them to Main Inula and placed them
In the front line, fasiened to posts, an that nearly all were killed.
Th* li i ■ ■ i iii-i found only .inn man ilive.
LONDON, Oct. G.-Th« Cetilrnl News correspoiidr-n( at St.Peters
burg state* It in officially announced thnt Major Oeneral Orleff
commander of Ihn • fourth division, and General ttnmanoff, com
mander of the Sixth Siberian division, have been recalled, Orloff ha*
been i .liii ttn in Hul. il and rfrnllf.il bemuse i.i permitted tlenerul
Kurokl to turn thn Itumliin left Mnnk in the battle of Llao Yang.
// nmiEi
GREEK STEAMER BANK AND
Hilt CHLW LOST
LONDON, Oct. 6.—The tlreek
iliittni r K..lnn I,Hul. went flown If
1 rnlly off li limit Hrvenlern nf her
ni'«, Including the captain, HI ll
.tu.an.<l Klght .111 v 1 v 1.11 hay*
landed a! I ■ 1101 ->. I'orlugal.
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COUNTY OFFICIALS
FRYING THE FAT
Th* .rl.iitntei! 5 iter 1 ml gmfl of
I'titirity Clerk *'. A. !-■■■ I'fli having
flourlali.il fur two yr-nr* Ilk. 11 grertt
liny tire, .'tuinty An in 1 I urn in
ba* lift 1.1e.l tv take a hand In Hie
gam* anil titnke, gtxnl tlir timtiey h.
e|i!'l flir 1 'I: I 11. 11 |.l|t l.nai » HO
yrara ago, Aa 11 i.atilt h* hit* coin*
to th* ciirii Intliin thnt lie limy n*
well 1..- 1 .it., for a tbtiep n* for a
lati.li ..I, I lid* lintiri*.! the rmpliiyr*
iti hi* nfri.* that thry villi i.ea I*.
peeled tn glV* l-l. 1. till* li.iili'li li
I .-i rent of Ih* el thry itiaw
from th* enmity.
Although only a few of the small
... I .11. I men In th* i utility audltnt'a
Office. Imle ilaeil thrlr V lib c* Itl
pi tit..t. a l| ;...,k ... though they could
hem the wolf lion lln* at th.ir door.
Trouble* ti.ver mine singly, ami It
-i■ i • i - I i,-at. i .t. thnt county sal
ary ..'i.ii. ar* now wnitli only
tt i.nt. on lh* dnlliir al the bank*,
whll* It. W. li.iito a i- ■ ■ ■!.' broker,
la lulling only 97 cent*.
Th* men In th* county auditor's
offb* who should rec.lv* lino a
month fur their work for Ih* county
will actually get Ibis liuililli only
|*ij. while IhOe* who draw sniall.r
'iln;.* will have barely enough to
!■**•! themeelvea and famine*. Hul
tli.tl. v* th* „1 i liii . . „ .1 < tin lute,
' politic* 1* HJlitlr*.-*
for two •■ •-- the county of fit Utt
hay* been In tb* habit of forcing
th. ir .-ut|.i..i. . tv _ ... nil campaign
sgp.neta. but sine* a .ulterior court
grand Jury condemned th* prat tbe
tw.i yeura ug.i th* .raft ha* not b.■< n
practiced an openly.
When County t'letk Knepfll «..e*
nut of office In Jinn u>- lie will have
flit lied fiom th. county a.ii.ii) fund
INTERESTING TO ARCTICVILLE
COMMANDER PEARY HAS ANNOUNCED !-kI'INITK!.V THAT UK WILL LEAVE NEXT SI'M
MF.H IXIII ANOTHIv.II DASH Mi T III: NORTH POLE.—Newa Hem.
m sum
OF IM
THIEF STOLE HORSE FROM
CITY AMBULANCE STABLE,
BUT BENT IT BACK
A thief .lull a gray li.ii-i from
the ■ iti attiliiila.it n stable last nigh!
or some tlm* this morning, but
weakened after turning Ihe trick
and thia aftrrnnon Ihe horse was
picked tut by a patrolman «i roc
ognlrcd in- animal by a description
turned In at police headquarters by
('apt. (I W. Hog ■ of the amlni
lam i- service.
Th* doors of the station are left
unlocked at night. The. gray home,
was missing when Die animal* were
being fed this morning. An exam
ination showed In hail been untied
ami taken from the barn.
The door wss found closed this
morning.
PRLACHER TAKES
DOLLIVERS PLACE
•Hy Bcrlpps Nan* Asa'n.f
CHICAGO 11,1 n-neo.ibllcan
I. 1 tr ■ ■ " ■
The Only Paper in Seattle
That Dares to Print the News
VOL. 6. NO. 11,4
AUDITOR LAMPING LEVIES A 1. PER CENT ASSESSMENT ON
HIS EMPLOYES FOR POLITICAL PURPOSES — CENTRAL'
COMMITTEE IS BLAMED
! nmre than II.OiiO over ami nlmve Ih*
amount I.* ..iHcitr-d for hi* nun.
1 ,i. 1, expen**., .cccrrdlng to th* *e
llmate* cf those famllliir wllh Hie
working* of hla 6 pier rrnt r.-.i- off,
for IWtl year* every employe In
the counly 1 lerk'a office, and th.-te
nn- about ;t on. the pny roll, hn*
been fofCed I" give lo hi* Chief *■
> tier cent of hla .11 liny. Hevernl
tiiiiiith* ngo Koepfll gtew tired of
having the money com* In ao slow
ly and the .diet ««mt forth thai "the
1,1, a. -->-.••! I prefer hi* money In a '
lium h. AH Ihe deputy county clerk* 1
were notified 1 hut Inside of »0 d.iys
they must give Koe|ifll & per cent 1
ef ihlr snlarle* until next 1 ■• ■. - -
The 1 . 1 ... 1 1■ 1 1" for failure to '
do co tit -i. ii '.- 11 from th* loun
ty'* service.
Nearly oil the deputy clerk* ar* 1
row * i. !• with Hi. game nnd nr*
high In the favor of their chief, but 1
11.. i. a few of th* 1 • dollar a mouth <
cleik* with large famllle* who have
not tie.il able 1., rale* th* money,
K'.e-pril believing that h* would
probably he able to grt the money
out of tliein liefore hla term expired
ha. allowed them to remain In of fire.
I:. ■ ■ • . tie again applied th* thumb
.-lew* to thou* delinquent*.
Koepfll al«.iy* explain* hi* graft 1
by Kitylng that It I* no more than
fair that hi. employe, ahould help
pay hi* campaign expense-*, a. h*
hah git rll them all good lob*. It la
national committee has assigned
Itev. Walter I. Smith, of lowa, to
tn'. i- Senator In.iln. i . place on the
Fairbanks special to assist the sen
ator In r-j raking engagements In
tho wort. Smith left today for Og
drn, where he will Join the train.
Infant Died nt
the Font
(Special te Th* Star)
SANDUSKY, Ohio.. Oct 6.—Tho
3-month-old daughter of Mr. nnd
Mrs. August I'raff died auddrnly an
111.- mitiist. i spout tit- last word uf
ttio baptltmßl prayer. Three phy
slt tans were summoned, but life
was extinct.
A happy party of relatives had
gathered nl til. homo of Mr*. Traffic
sisters, tho Misses Hthnfrr. The
chllil had Just been christened Mil
dred I.oona by Itev. J. O. Knslln. of
the i;. i iiiiin rind i-liint church. 1 li,
parents ore nearly prostrated.
BREAK IN EGGS
BROKE ROBERTS
tUy Bcrlrips News A**'n.)
CHICAQO Oct. (■.— F. H. Robr-its,
comniliißltui broker, failed lotluy for
$280,000. He gave his ast'its nl
ll.i'li" 1. iilii-iim-.il he claims lit. has
settii lllch for n quarter of a million
Tho cniiHii nf Dip fiilluio Ih tho col
luoi.il „f lb* V. ,V York M. . mark*.
.5 CENTS „|' MONTH
Bald. however. Hint hi* election fee
hi* last term co«t lilm only about
t«H>, anil he Im* !,!■■ „•:•. forced hla
c ie-i kit lii give tiliit more than three
time* that amount fur th* rne.e
t'llvll.-,-, uf holding th.ir joh*.
The employ** of th* county lr*a*«
urer'* offle* gave Tr*a»urer Mrt'em
naughry t1.f.00 ... ■ . 1 hi* campaign
ttpenaea, although It I* claimed thry,
were not formally a»***»*e|. •
Several of the moat prominent .
I.invert In thl* city. .--►• 1 tt.eip
opinion rrgiirdlng the extortion of
money from th* county employ*.,
have -1. '• 1 that ri.ii believe it to be
***lii«t the law. Wh»n Koepfll re
tire* to iii, '■ life, thry aay. i.r.y.
of lh* clerk* whom he ha. forced to
give him S !>*r cent can »u<* him for
ih* amount extorted „i.,i, without
tlotibt, recover judgment.
According to mm* of th* wl*e
on*, tb* Ilepubllran . ounty . .ntr.l ,
. ..miiiiti*. I* t.tlly b*hlnd the
l-_tnt-I>ig e**e**inent. Whether th.
•Vom* In" order went only to l_arnp«
Ing. or mil general. I* .nil c cjura. -
tlon. Th* Itepubllc.n county of*
fli*r* at* not „ h'Hi.ii» th* fart
that they ar* frying th* fat among
their employ*..
Th* - .1 m a of th* employe* rf the
county clerk', office aggregate about
f• ' ■"• a month. Th* county audit
or* pay roll I. about I.' '.* " each
month, although when there I* - »'it
work to tn done It la often larger.
mi m
01 DECK
When th* case,of Claude llsr.ka
nnd Carl Smith, two Klrkland I is,
i !,. in- d with horse stealing, cams
up for a preliminary hearing this
morning before Justice Gordon, Carl
Bmlth wo* the only one present In
lereeted In th* ca*. besides Deputy*
Sheriff W ,n,lt. who *i res • i the
boy* on July i-i »t Kliklnml. A*
tho prosecution failed 10 appear
young Smith waa given hi* liberty
and ,t bench warrant will in- Issued
for Clauds llsnks.
Smith stilted this innrnlng to Jus
tice Gordon that he was Innocent of
any crime and that Young Ilanka
iv.!l -tn -i him against bit will The
horaa was the property of young
llnnks' father and the buy sold It
;it Itrnton. The horse sold by young
Smith M». i.v onn.
Willi tlif'inoney th. boy* took a
ttip to Bastarn Oregon and did not
K<-t i' i '■■. tmtll sum* tlmo In July.
Ilnili boys were placed under
bond* of I2r>o pending th i. bearing.
Young Sn,ltli mad* good hi* bond
by nppe,ir!ng thl* morning, but the
ll.iukg boy will be brought Into
i out I mid arktd to *i,hiln why he
fatted tv tuisar whan th* case nag
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