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No. 73
iom MBS
Two Hundred Who Entered Into Con
spiracy Against Government Are
Put to Death Without Trial
Wu Change, China, Sept. 26. —More than two hundred
mutinous soldiers were executed without the formality
of a court martial by loyal troops in consequence of the
outbreak among soldiers encamped beyond the walls of
this city Tuesday. The remainder of the mutineers fled
to the open country. The mutineers were cavalrymen and
numbered more than 2000. They had arranged with ar
tillerymen inside the walls to join the movement, but the
gunners failed to keep their promises. General Chi Men
permitted the gates to tie opened as arranged by the con
spirators. The mutineers were admitted and immediately
shot down.
Mutiny of Troops.
Peking, Sept. 26.—The troopr en
camped outside the gates of Wu
Chang, capital of the province of Huh
Pe, mutinied Tuesday night und at
tacked the city.
A strong force of General Li Tuen
Hang's regiment engaged the rebels
and after several hours of fierce fight
ing dispersed them. Two officers were
executed for failing to divulge their
knowledge of the movement.
It is believed the attacking party
only intended to loot the city, but
most of the towns In the Interior have
no defenders from such outbreaks in
which both the republican and former
imperial iroops indulged. The repub
lican spirit apparently Is not appre
ciated by the cla«ses from which the
soldiers are recruited.
The object of tile present loan is os
tensibly for the purpose of paying off
and discharging this menacing army,
which is very large.
The Chinese appear to be well
pleased with the success of the new
loan negotiations.
Little heed has been paid to the
fact that contrary to the constitution
this contract has not been submitted
to the national assembly.
It is believed that President Yuan
Shi Kal prefers a comparatively small
loan because his authority is not yet
sufficient to control, while a govern
ment organization for handling the
money docs not exist since tlie late
government bank closed its doors.
Pathetic conditions prevail through
out the country. Occasionally detach
ments of soldiers engaged in looting
and wanton destruction. Trade Is
greatly hampered and thousnds of per
sons are dying from starvation who
could be saved by t lie employment of a
few foreign engineers.
The political situation, which is
absorbing the republican leaders, has
curious and Interesting phases. The
Manchu princes recently gnve a dinner
in honor of Dr. Sun Yat Sen and
'toasted the republic. But the Im
perial guard lined the streets (luring
Dr. Sun's visit, this being regarded as
the safe course. The troops of the
court, contrary to the abdication terms,
remain in the forbidden city. President
«^,Tuan evidently desiring their presence
New York, Sept. 26.—A Republican
"tariff train" with orators on board pre
pared to answer the Democratic argu
ments on the tariff Issue, will follow
the trail of Woodrow Wilson on his
New England tour. Its passengers from
time to time will Include former Vice
President Fairbanks, Representatives
Accal and Glllett, of Massachusetts and
Secretary of Commerce and Labor
Chicago Wheat Markat.
Chicago, Sept. 26.—September wheat
closed today at 88>/4c.
Vancouver, B. C., 8ept. 26.—A cable
from Tokio states that railroad and
water traffic have been completely
tied up since Monday, as the result of
a terrific storm sweeping over the
Japanese empire.
Kansas Young Man Accused
of Shooting His Father,
Mother and Sister to Get
Wellington, Kan., Sept. 26.—Otto
McKnelly, aged 21, waa arrested last
night on the charge of murdering his
father, mother and sister In a tent a
mile east of town Tuesday night. Mra.
McKnelly died In a hospital last night.
Her son, a car repairer, was missing
from work two hours near midnight
Tuesday. Young McKnelly showed no
emotion when arrested and had not
even Inquired at the hospital about
his mother. He was unable to explain
where he was when absent from h1s
work Tuesday night. Mr. and Mrs.
McKnelly each carried $1000 Insurance
payable to each other. In the event of
the death of both of them and their
daughter, Otto was to get the money.
The crime was committed with a pistol
and a baseball bat. McKneliy's cloth
ing was found In a locker with blood
stains on it.
Hartford, Conn., Sept. 26.—Herbert
Knox Smith, former United States
commissioner of corporations, was
nominated for governor by acclamation
by the Progressive state convention to.
Churohill Is Named.
Concord, N. H., Sept. 26.—Winston
Churchill wns nominated unanimously
as the Progressive candidate for gov
ernor by the state convention today.
Springfield, Mass.. Sept. 26.—With
three meetings today In New Hamp
shire In Nashua,- Concord and Man
chester, Governor Johnson planned to
close his New England Invasion.
Debs Sees Danger Ahead.
Evansville, Ind., Sept. 26.—"If Roose
velt's plan of handling trusta ehould
be adopted," said Eugene V. Debs, So
cialist candidate for president, last
night, "workers In a mill In event of
a strike, could be put back to their
Jobs by soldiers."
Chicago, Sept. 26.—Benjamin Na
dolskl, 17, Thomas Beeomand, 19, and
Harry Jacoby, 20, were found guilty
today of murdering John Engle, a
south side saloon owner. The Jury
fixed Nadolski's punishment at 16 years
in prison. Beeomand 16 and Jacoby
26 years.
Leader of the Progressives in
Idaho Is Confident of Success
Nominee for Governor De
clares That New Party
Is Out to Win.
O. H. Martin, Progressive nominee
for governor. Is In the city today In
consultation at headquarters of the
Progressive party concerning his cam
paign which he will begin with a
speech at Caldwell tonight, which will
also be attended by a number of the
candidates upon the state ticket.
Mr. Martin brings word that the
Progressive movement has swept the
north and that he will come down to
the southern section of the state with
more than 6000 plurality for governor.
Upon request of the Capital News
Mr. Martin consented to slate some
of the acts done by him as an attor
ney to show ills sympathy with pro
gressive ideas and the progressive
movement, the Idea being conveyed to
him that specific acts would show
better than any amount of wordy dec
larations. It will be noted from what
he says that the nominee for gover
nor upon the Progressive ticket bears
the unique and wholly unusual dis
tinction of having been employed as
an attorney against corporations and
special Interests instead of attorney for
such interests. Mr. Martin said:
"One thing has given me greater
pleasuro than my nomination to the
governorship on the Progressive ticket,
and that is the expressions of good
will and hearty assurances of support
of the people of my own county of
Bonner. It is a great satisfaction to
have the support of my ow n people re
gardless of party or faction.
Admiral Southerland Ac
cepts the Surrender of
General Mena and Will
Send Him to Panama.
Washington, Sept. 26.—General
Mena, leader of the Nicaraguan revo
lutionaries, will be sent to Panama
under a guard of American sailors and
marines. Minister Weitzel reported to
the state department today that Rear
Admiral Southerland had accepted the
surrender of Mena and 700 followers at
midnight Sept. 24. Tills is taken to in
dicate the collapse of the revolution.
Officials here believe Mena re-|
quested that lie be permitted to sur
render from fear of summary action
by the Nicaraguan government and
Admiral Southerland doubtless thought
it advisable to get him out of the
country as soon as possible. Granada
Is now completely under the control
of United States forces.
Kansas City, Sept. 26.—Three men
were killed and several were injured In
a headon collision between a north
bound Kansas City Southern passenger
train Hnd a switch engine In the east
ern outskirts of Kansas City today.
Postal Reforms Discussed.
Boston, Sept. 26.—Postal reforms, an
International conference on the cost
of living and a uniform system of
consular Invoices were topics listed for
discussion at the International Con
gress of Chambers of Commerce to
8L Petersburg. 8ept. 26.—An appeal
to Ruasla against Chinese aggressions
on the border of Manchuria and Mon
golia haa been made by Un-AJ. Ac
cording to a special dispatch to Novoe
Vremya, the prince Is encamped 80
miles from the Russian frontier. He
declares 6,000 of his Subjects including
many women and children, have been
massacred and several members of his
family taken by the Chinese troops
"The situation In the north Is very
favorable to the entire Progressive
ticket. Roosevelt and Johnson will
poll a tremendous vote In the northern
part of the state. The sentiment In
favor of the Btate ticket Is growing
rapidly, and it will receive support
from many sources outside of members
of the Progressive party.
"I observed that some of the Repub
lican candidates for state office are
questioning my progressiveness., I de
sire to say that I was a member of
the Iowa state convention which first
nominated A. B. Cummins for gover
(Continued or Page Seven)
Ettor and Giovannetti Ask
That Action Be Postponed
Until After Their Trials,
Which Begin Monday.
Lawrence, Mass.. Sept. 26.—As a re
sult of letters sent from the county Jail
by Joseph Ettor and Arturo Giovan
netti, leaders in the Industrial Workers
of the World, no general strike of Law
rence textile workers will be called Im
mediately as had been planned. The
leaders urge the operatives to defer
action regarding a general strike, pend
ing the outcome of the trials of Ettor
and Giovannetti. The two leaders are
to be placed on trial Monday on the
charge of being accomplices In the mur
der of a woman who was shot during a
strike riot in Lawrence.
Wilson Coming West.
Denver, Sept. 26.—Governor
Wilson will speak at Denver
Oct. 7, according to a telegram
received by Btate Chairman
Firs Prevention Day.
Albany, JN. Y., Sept. 26.—An execu
tive proclamation Issued today calls
upon all residents of New York to ob
serve Oct. 9 as "state tire prevention
Abe Martinj
A clerk I* alius tickled t' death t'
wait on th' person that drums on ths
counter. A romantic girl alius mar
ries a scamp.
Supplementary Planks to
State Platform Adopted
and Strong Indorsement
Given Senator Borah.
The Republican county candidates of
Bonner county passed strong resolu
tions of Indorsement of Senator Wil
liam B. Borah and launched a plat
form In direct contrast to* the all but
meaningless one of the Republican
state platform convention. They went
on record as in favor of a public util
ities commission and pledged to work
for Its enactment.
hTe resolutions, copies of which
have been received In Boise, follow:
The candidates of the Republican
party of Bonner county, assembled in
conformity to law, hereby Indorse the
promises of progressive legislation,
contained in the state platform of our
part}-, and supplement those promises
by the following declarations:
"Pledged by our state platform to
the principles of the direct primary,
we avow our loyalty to and support
of the state and county tickets selected
by the electorate on July 30, 1912.
"We point with especial pride to
the record of Idaho's most dstln
gulshed citizen. Honorable William E.
Borah, and pledge ourselves to use all
honorable means to secure his re
election to the United State* senate.
"We are opposed to undue and Im
proper activity of special Interests In
political and legislative affairs; we
favor the enactment of a stringent cor
rupt practice law and laws requiring
the public registration of lobbyists.
"We favor such legislation as will
make practical and effective the Ini
tiative. referendum and recall should
the constitutional amendments provid
ing for these reforms be adopted in
the coming election.
"We heartily favor the creation of
a state commission for the regulation
of all public utilities, particularly such
utilities as are engaged In the work
of transportation. We favor full pub
licity concerning the capitalization,
management and earnings of all pub
lic utilities and the ascertaining ,of
their true value, to the end that the
same valuations shall be used for tax
ation purposes as are used in fixing
Just and equitable rates for service.
"Recognizing the propriety of gov
ernmental encouragement of policies
of development and growth rather
than those of speculation, we favor
the abolition of all poll taxes and the
exemption from taxation of a substan
tial part of improvements on real prop
"We appreciate the great Importance,
particularly to north Idaho, of the
questions of drainage, land clearing
and road and bridge construction and
promise to do everything In our power
to assist In the solution of these vital
problems. We especially favor the em
ployment of state convicts In the con
struction of public roads.
"We favor the selling of state lands
on liberal terms to actual settlers on
ly, and the loaning of state funds sole
ly for development and Improvement
"in county affairs we pledge our
candidates to the greatest economy
consistent with efficient service, and
to an impartial and non-sectional ad
ministration. We solicit the support of
all citizens who desire Just and equit
able local government and the develop
ment of our state and county."
Lexington, Sept. 26.—One hundred
striking miners, armed with magazine
rifles, held up and attacked a train at
the Roserun Iron mines, In Bath coun
ty, late yesterday. The strikers lined
both sides of the track and chal
lenged the 10 guards on the train to
battle. Tile engineer was ordered to
run the train through the lines. As he
did so the strikers fired In the guards'
car, but It was protected by Iron
plates and no harm was suffered. As
a result of the holdup it Is likely troops
will he requested by the mine owners.
A recent request was refused by Gov
ernor McCreary.
Wilson Goss to Massoohusstto.
Now Haven, Conn., Sept 26.—Satis
fied with the enthusiastic reception
the crowds have given him in his In
vasion of Connecticut, Governor Wil
son turned today toward Massachu
setts for epeechmaklng.
Mention Schurman for Govarnor.
Saratoga. N. Y., Sept 26 —James
Gould Schurman, president of Cornell,
was mentioned In gossip about the Re
publican state convention hall here
today as a possible candidate for gov
Wreck on Southern Rood.
Rome. Ga.. Sept. 26.—Three were
killed and 16 Injured by the derailment
of a Southern railway passenger train
running to Chicago at Plalnville last
Madero, in Asking Congress to Authorize
Loan Virtually Admits Inability
to Cope With Situation
Mexico City, Sept, 26. —Stringent measures, such as
the government's recent suspension of constitutional
guarantees and the execution of numerous rebels have
tailed to have the deterrent effect anticipated, and the
revolution in the north, which two months ago was con
fined principally to the state of Chihuahua, has spread to
Sonora, Coahuila and other states.
Only yesterday President Madero asked congress for
an appropriation of 20,000,000 pesos, or a loan authoriza
tion, admitting that there was less than 30,000,000 pesos
in the national treasury. The national government is
convinced that General Higinio Aguilar, of the regular
army, who recently disappeared from the capital, is at the
head of a large body of rebels operating between Puebla
and Oaxaca.
Believed the Complete Tieup
at Bingham Will Result in
a Speedy Settlement of the
Bingham, Utah, Sept. 26.—Hopes of
a speedy settlement of the copper
miners' strike, based on the complete
tieup occasioned by the strike, are
stronger than ever. J. E. Fredloks,
representing the Railway Switchmen
of America, arrived today with the
announcement that his organization
had voted to give active aid to the
strikers. Heretofore the switchmen
have been neutral.
A. L. Wild. In charge of the strik
ers' headquarters at Salt Lake, is still
endeavoring to arrange a meeting with
the operators. President Moyer, of
the Western Federation, is expected to
return from Ely, Nev., In a few days.
Salt Lake City, Sept. 26—-"The
gamiest man I ever saw die," was the
eulogy pronounced upon Young Harry
Thorne this morning after Thorne
was shot to death by executioners in
tile state prison for the murder of
George Kassel, In a grocery store hold
up two years ago. Although not per
mitted to face death with open eyes
as he requested. Thorne was allowed
to watch the preparations and the
bandage was not put on his eyes until
the word to fire was about to be given.
Ovsrcoats in Chicago.
n Chicago, Sept. 26.—Overcoats tn
offices were fashionable today. From
noon yesterday the mercury fell a de
gree In a half hour and approached the
freezing point this morning. As leases
lix Oct. 1 as the time for turning on
steam heat, the cold affected thou
Washington. Sept. 26.—J. P. Morgan
waa asked today by telegram to testify
Sept. 30, before the Clapp committee.
Cornelius N. Bliss, Jr., Ormsby Me
Harg, C. C. Tegtholl and William
Locb, Jr., have been asked to be pres
Washington, Sept. 26.—The state de
partment and the department of Jus
tice have decided to regard the Mexi
can rebels who flee across the line
to the United States and surrender or
are captured by American troops, Just
as were soldiers of France who made
their way into Switzerland during the
Franco-Prussian war.
They will not be subject to extradi
tion unless for crimes committed In
Mexico without reference to military
duty. The fugltles will be kept under
surveillance and expected to refrain
from further hostilities during their
stay in this country.
Rebel Band Wiped Out.
Mexico City, Sept. 26.—Trapped In
: canyons near Orlzabad, a band of 70
! rebels, commanded by Maximo Bello.
I was practically wiped out yesterday by
! a slightly superior force of government
I Seized for Raneom.
i Salt Lake. Sept. 26.—The seizure of
i a young man for ransom by Mexican
J rebels is announced in a telegram re
I ceived here by tin» first presidency of
j the Morman churcli from Junius Rom
! ney, its representative at El Paso, Tex.
The dispatch says:
I "Rojas* rebels looted Bowman's camp
in Sonora day before yesterday. Took
Mr. Bowman prisoner and are holding
.him for $1000 ranson. Rebels, about
600 in all, marched south from Colonla
Pacheco yesterday and took Mr. Bow
man with them into Chihuahua."
Zapatistas Overcoms Fédérais.
Toluca, Mex., Sept. 26.—A band of
Zapatistas, after fighting for 10 hours,
yesterday overcame the small force of
federnls at Tlanglstengo, 12 miles from
here, and captured the town. The féd
érais, with cannon and one machine
gun. made a strong defense, but the
rebels finally routed them. Reinforce
ments of 200 soldiers have been eent
from Tenancingo.
Reports here are vague as to the
losses, expect that Captain Miguel
Isaguerre, a young officer, angered by
the taunts of the rebele. Is said to have
made a sortie with a small command
and to have been ehot down, together
with practically all his men.
The rebels are reported to have
burned several houses In the town
and a large textile mill a short dis
tance away.
Another battle Is said to have been
fought about the tarn* time at Zum
pahuac&na, a town near Tlanglstengo.
This resulted In a federal victory.
Douglas. Arts., Sept. 26.—Five bars
of silver bullion, worth $6,000, were re
turned to the El Tigre Mining company
by Juan Gonzales, a woodcutter, ac
cording to a message from Lester Bud
row, superintendent of the mine. The
bullion, which was part of the loot re
cently taken by Salazar's rebels, eras
found tn Santa Marla canyon, 10 miles
from El Tigre.
New Yoiic, Sept. 26.—License« for
nearly a score of referees in boxing
conteste were revoked by the state
athletic commission today on the
ground that the men were either In
terested In fight club management or
the management of Individual fighters.
Tom Sharkey was among those dis

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