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Will brine results in a day. VENING CAPITAL NEWS THE WEATHtE. Fair tonight, heavy frost. Thursday, fair and warmer. Vol. XXIX TEN PAGES BOISE. IDAHO. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2,1912. No. 78 HAINES' RECORD AS NESS" MAN^ SHOWN IN STATE LIFE TRANSACTION incidentally One Bank Was Wrecked as Result oi Operations and One of Its Officials Is in Penitentiary John Ai. Haines, Republican nominee for governor of Idaho, is basing his claims for election upon his record as a business man. The record vaults of the state of Idaho show just what that record is and furnish the people of the state an op portunity to .judge what he means by "business," as understood by him in connection with his candidacy. They show how John M. Haines, as a co-partner asso ciated with the notorious Robert Lansdon and others, en tered into an agreement with John M. Haines, trustee of a company not yet organized but later to be organized by John M. Haines and the same associates, whereby John ^1. Haines and associates would make out of the unsus pecting investing Idaho public a certain profit of $125,000 and further profits which cannot be estimated, which agreement was later confirmed and ratified by John M. Haines, president, and by his other the same associates. DOCUMENTS SHOW HOW "EASY HONEY 7 WAS OBTAINED BYEEWPROHOIERS These records also show that in as* aociation with Robert Lansdon, former secretary of atata; B. F. O'Neil, now in jail awaiting trial upon numerous 1 1 criminal charges; Leo Cramer, now^a serving sentence in the penitentiary fori violation of the banking laws of the ..... ___I ... , , „ j atato, and others, this tarn. John M. Haines or others and the officials of j that institution so manipulated the j conduct of the Idaho State Bank of Hailey that that institution was wracked, Cramer waa sent to the peni tentiary and others associated with him are awaiting trial, and the de positors of that bank have received no dividends, although the company or ganized by Haines and of which he was its first president and of which Lana don was its first vice president and of which O'Neil, Lanadon, Cramer and Haines were directors, only about a month prior to the failure of that bank waa secured through mortgages, ma nipulation of the funds and otherwiaa, leaving for the regular depositors of the bank just what they have been aver since seeking to find but have not yet found. In order to give the public the record facts In this ttansaetlon, It will be come necessary to mention the Idaho State Life Insurance company of tills city. It is desire« to have it tinder alood thoroughly, completely anil em phatically that inssfar as the record here referred to and quoted relates to that company. It relates to It under past management and that it In no wise or manner affect* the company as now organized. As ntnv organized the Idaho State Life Insurance com pany has been purged of., the record herein given, all losses, if any, have been made good and the company is now In a splendid financial condition, abundantly able to «are for tbe splen did business It Is transacting and as now organized has the unqualified ap proval of the Insurant departme nt of this and all other staue where It does business. This much Ik stated at the outset so that no lnjusttd to a flourishing, hones 1 ; ! I may be gone, conducted and worthy Institution. \The record | hereln disclosed has relation only to ' <A John M. j the "business" conduct Haines, the Republican "bu didate for governor of Idah Pacts Given in Repolit. Tho facts are disclosed by ajoint re port, now on file end of record In the office of the Insurance comatssloner of the state of Idaho, which report was and is Jointly signed by F. T. Hough ton, actuary and examiner, Insurant department, state of Washington, an' approved by Willard Dont lusuranc of commissioner of the state by E. J. Phelps, deputy Insurance commissioner of the state of Idaho, and upon a separate report made by F. T. Houghton, actuary and examiner ln the Insurance department of the state of Washington, which report appar ently was made the basis of thV second and subsequent report signed By each of the other two state officials! herein named. The facts, as disclosed by ttila joint report and by the separate report made by the Washington state officia Is, ishotv that John M. Haines, Robert Laisdon and five others who are describe In these reports as "a lot of professional promoters," who "were attracted t«Ithe Bald of operations by the fact LUut ess" can-j nuicr Utah andft* uian, ana there appeared to be a lot of easy money lying around and held by the people who had secured It through the natural industries and development of the state," organized themselves lhto promotion company: that they se tested one of their number. John M. U a ' nr ' a ' to net as trustee of the Idaho State Life Insurance company. Lim , tP(1> Bot yet organlzed but to be or . ganlzed by themselves, and which was organized later by due Incorporation under the laws of the state and of which organization the same John M. Haines wbr made the first president and the same Robert Lansdon was made the drat vice president; that John M. Haines, as a member of this promotion company, entered Into con tract with John M. Haines, as trustee of the Insurance company not yet bom, "'hereby John M. Haines and the other associates of tho promotion company were to receive $125,000 foi the sale of the stock of the new $250,000 Insurance company to be bom later, and that, or ganizing this Insurance company them selves, they made themselves Its di rectors, elected John M. Haines presi dent and Robert Lansdon as vice pres ident and that they thereupon ap proved and ratified the agreement they had made with themselves to pay themselves $125,000 for organizing and selling to the people of Idaho the «took of the corporation. F. T. Houghton, actuary and exam iner In tho Insurance department of the state of Washington, reporting upon this phase of the transaction In his Ilrst or preliminary report, says: Houghton's Report. "From information at hand and caroful inspoction of tho various trans actions had at, baforo and subsaquont to tho filing of tho articles of incorpor ation, it would appear that tho organ ization of thia company was promotad, incorporated and launchad upon tho publio, not as a naadful institution or ganized with good business judgment and for the benefit of those who pur chased its stock or secured insurance in tho company, but was organized by a bunch of professional promoters for the solo purpose of securing tho extra large commissions for tho subscription and sala of tho stock. "The proposition was handled in about the following manner. Tho pro motors ware attracted to tho field of operations by th« fact that thsra ap psared to ba a lot of easy money ly ing around and hold by tho people who had ««cured it through tha natural industrias and development of the •täte and which, through tho wonder ful stories of profits to bo obtained, asd tha high pressure methods of tha sdesmen, could bo eooured for stock in th# insurance company.. Prior to the incorporation of tho company tha pro fessional promoters got together and organized themselves into what was kn0 ^ n ** Gallow «y At Company, or ni . z,d for th * P ur P»«e of engaging in il. k,. imttta A i ..n;.,, .$..l i_ •_ the business of sailing stock in life in lurancs companies.. Galloway A Com *ony then solaotod one of its members b act as trustas for tho Idaho Btata ilfa Insurance company, limitod, a orporetion thereafter to bo organized •id entered into an agreement with •Ad trustes for the subscription and •*» of the entire blook of said insur ,n J company at a commission aggro H 25 . 000 . Tha said promoters that got togathor and filed articles °f «corporation for tha insurance oofliny. • High Finance Agreement, n carrying out tha tranaac- a , -in« tern it waul« appaar that tha l^ntlnued on Paga Three.) COXEY HAS NOVEL GOOD ROADS PLAN V« "Gen." Jacob S. Coxoy. "General" Jacob 8. Coxey of Ohio, who created suen excitement all over the country in lsst by movlug upon Washington with an army ot unem ployed, baa a novel plan wblcn ba proposes to carry out next spring, and which may again make him a national figure. Coxey is a good road, enthusiast, and proposes to ini tiate an amendment to the Ohio constitution providing that the state shall Issue $1UU,0U0,0U0 In bonds paying one-half oi 1 per cent Interest. Tbe bonds .o be Issued In email denomi nations and accepted by the state la Ueu ot currency tor taxes Coxey be lieves tbe bonds will pass tbe same as money, and »'III urge the adoption ot bis proposed amendment on the grounds that Ohio should have good roads, and will get them without having to pay Interest mon v on capital used it it adopts bis plan. MUFF FEUDS III VANDERBILF CIIP AUTO RACE Eight Machines Start in the Great Event — Hostility Toward the Race Course Is Renewed. Milwaukee. Oct. 2.—Eight machines lined up on the new Wauwatosa road race course today for the start of the eighth Vanderbilt cup automobile race. The scheduled race Is approximately 299 miles or 38 times around the 7.88 mile course. The killing of David Bruce-Brown of New York during ich - terday's tuning up trials, renewed the hostility toward the course exhibited ten days ago, when the program was I postponed. At the end of the tlrjt 25 miles Teddy Tetzlaff was leading Ralph De Palma by one minute and 11 seconds. Mulford was put out Of the race In the third lap by magneto trouble. WITNESSES FROM ALL SECTIONS OF COUNTRY CJU1ED Government Agents at Work From Boston to Los An geles in Dynamite Con spiracy Case. Indianapolis, Oct. 2.—A staff of gov ernment agents from Boston to Los An geles Is at work seeking witnesses for the prosecution In the dynamite con - splracy trial here. Train conductors and station checkmen reported to have handled baggage containing explosives, boarding house keepers who rented rooms In which plots are said to have been concocted for blowing up bridges, viaducts and buildings, owners of barns and empty housea where explosives were hidden, quarrymen who sold the fuses and powder. Jewelers who sold the alarm clocks, and others will be drawn Into the great crowd of witnesses by whom the government expects to prove tha conspiracy. It Is understood the witnesses from the most remote sec-1 tlone will be called first. Many who come from the Pacific coast have de- | tails of the explosion of the Times building at Los Angeles. Others are ! supposed to be familiar with the ac- I tlvltles of some of »he defendants In j Salt Lake, where James McNamara had , hidden after the Times explosion. I CALLED twp Hilles aid McCoombs to Follow Senator Dixon DIXON TELLÛBOUT OTHER CONTRIBUTIONS Reliably Informed of Aid Given Various Presiden tial Candidates Before the Party Conventions—Con gressman Weeks Called. the Washington, Oct. 2.—When Clapp committee Investigating cam paign funds met today to examine Senator Joseph M. Dixon, if Mon tana, Colon»' Roosevelt's political man. ager, its t Vrs were discussing the senator's at» v pincement of last night that ho would ask the committee to call Chairman Hillos, of the Republi can national committee, and chair man McCoombs of the Democratic na tional committee. The senntors pointed out today that it already had been announced that they will call those two men as well as the financial managers of Oscar W. Underwood and champ Clark. Besides Senator Dixon those to tea tifv before the committee today were Congressman John R. Weeks, of Mas sachusetts, and J. G. Cannon, presi dent of the Fourth National bank, of New York. J. O. Cannon testified that he audit ed only the accounts and expenditures by the late Mr. RIIss and had no knowledge-of contributors to the fund. He specifically said that h» had no knowledge of a Stno.om contribution from John D. Archbold, said to have been made by tbe Stardard OH com pany to Roosevelt's 1904 campaign. Senator Dixon told the committee! it...> I, $ j * u , . . . tnat lie linn been reliably informed • ' that Thomas F. Ryan and A. H riant, auditor of the Southern Pacific, con tributed heavily to Oscar W. Under wood's campaign, that Joseph E. Davis spent $39,000 on the Wilson pre-con vention campaign, that Charles P. Taft spent $600,000 for Ills brother, thepresl dent and that "leading financiers ofj New York' spent large sums for Gov ernor Hannon Demands Fair Play He testified that he collected funds other than those handled by Progrès sive Treasurer Hooker, who Informed the committee yesterday that the to tal expenditures of the Roosevr't na llonal committee were about $150,000. Dixon Insisted that he was sure ' ,he commlttee was Investigating only Roosevelt. He sold he wanted the coni mlttoe to summon the managers of f lark, Underwood. Harmon and Taft. Senator Ulabh sakl he already had an ___ I nouncod that all the men named" had tbat boftn summoned ami demanded Dlron answer questions •The country wants fair play" re turned Dixon. 'It wants these other men examined within the next fewl days before the election." Rising from Ills seat, Ulapp exclaimed; "The sug gestion that there has not been fair] play here is a reflection on the one man on the committee friendly to Colonel Roosevelt." The committee de, elded that Dixon should be examined ! about the Roosevelt funds. Clapp told! him he- could toll all that he knew I about the other candidates later. "I'd send him to Jail." declared Sen ator Poinerene. ak Dixon closed his remarks. Dixon then told what con- 1 (Continued on Pago Ten) Abe Martin J , *'A " Next t' a croquet ball ther haln't nothin' that tickles th' palate like a winter pear. It must tHke lots o' nerve fer some fellers t' quit w hen th' whlstls blows i Ambassador Reid to Return to America %v\ %'i I I AmDaseador ana Mrs. Whitalaw Raid. Ambassador and Mrs. Whltelaw Reid will return to America soon for • «hurt visit Mr. Reid Is coming prlncpally for the purpose of deliver ing an address at .he dedication of the new state education building at / Ibeny. N. Y., the middle ot October. — bj rtifuW| lx. Y ■! Oct. U.* - 'P rosppets * #« wa , u . , .. of a light over the platform and the se 8ULZER IN LEAD FOR NOMINATION; DIX OUT Of RACE County Chairmen Declare Against Governor's Re nomination—Fight Is in Prospect Over Platform. , , , a 7t ''nVhTheipëd"'toTrea"r"'the"".'ltuâî ! tlon . Sulzer then appeareU ln the lead, j Taft Lays Cornerstons. Boston, Mass., Oct. 2.—President Taft canle 1,1 from Ills summer home at Bev Prlj ' to< 1 a >' nn<1 'aid the cornerstone for the new home erected in Huntington avenue for ,h " Bcst0 »> Y M. C. A. In addition to President Taft the chief Participants In the exercises were Blsh 0,1 I - a ' vre nce and Arthur S. Johnson, P r «*sit3ent of the assorlatton. p ri nc.ton Tries*'New Formations. Princeton, N 1 . J„ Oct. 2. Princeton h "l' f ' s fur a K° 0(1 hard game against Rutgers college here this afternoon to see what real material there Is In the foolbnll team this year. Following yes t " rdny ! ' secret practice the home eleven j iK , ' !i P , ' l 'tod to * r )' °no or two forma-] of a permanent chairman monopollzed the Interest of the dele gutes to the Democratic state conven It Is expected the plat form will be ready for submission this afternoon. The declaration of tho county chairmen against Governor Dix tlons under the new rules. j ! I ODDS ARE STILL QUOTED IN FAVOR OF THE RED SOX __ New York Club Makes Its * Appearance Last Home Before the Opening of the World's Series. New York, Oct 2.—The New York National team made Its last public ap pearance at the home grounds before the opening of the world's series here next Thursday. After today's game, clearing up the Philadelphia series. the pennant winners will cross to Brooklyn and finish the season In three-game series. The only activity at the Polo grounds before Tuesday will be an exhibition game between the Na tlonals and the New York Americans Monday for the entertainment of the sailors of the Atlantic fleet It Is un derstood Manager McGraw and Math ewson will spend the rest of the week at Philadelphia sizing up the Boston Americans, whom the Giants meet In the world's series. A reporter who canvassed the bro kerage houses with Boston connections said about $30,000 had been wagered at odds of B to 4 In the last few days by those who believe Boston will win. Chieaga Wheat Markst. Chicago, Oct. 2.—December whçat closed today at 903sfe91o. KILLED ON EVE DF CREAI MCE Bruce-Brown Meets Death on Automobile Road Course—Mechanician Fa tally Injured in Wreck. hm'm'speed ' w out The he Milwaukee. Oct. 2.—David Bruce Brown, wealthy young New York sportsman, was killed and his mocli anlciun, Tony Scudalarl, was fatally injured on the new road course yester day, on the eve of the eighth running of the Vanderbilt cup race. Bruce-Brow n was driving his high .powered Flat car at a 90 mile..an hen a rear left tire blew heavy car swerved Into * ditch, ar.d a second later men and machine were catapulted diagonally across the road and Into a field with great force. The men were thrown clear of the car, which was hurled high ln the air, and then smashed Into a heap of wreckage. Brown's skull was fractured, his left leg broken, and he suffered Internal injuries. Surgeons said that death re sulted directly from hemorrhage of the brain. The top of Scudalari's skull was crushed, his right arm broken, and Ills body seriously torn. Brown died at a hospital three (Continued on Page Three) UNIVERSITY TO GIVE AUTOMOBILE COURSE I Angeles, Oct. 2.—What Is be lleved to be the first university course In automobiles, their history, operation and repairs, and ln good roads and al lied subjects, baa been added to the curriculum of the University of South ern California. Seventy-three young men, of whom three are Japanese, and 28 young women have registered for the course, which will consist of 16 lectures. Professor Stanley W. Smith, who oc cuples the chair In the new course, giv ing his first lecture yesterday, quoted the Biblical prophet who said "Bui chariots shall bs with fiery torches; they shall run by the lightnings," to show that the coming of the automo bile had been foretold. vent!on and protection, and safety and ',, fo Fir* Prevention Congress. New York, Oct. 2.—A notable exhibi tion of the latest Inventions ln fire pre life saving devices waa opened in Mad Ison Square Garden today. The exhi bition embraces samples of fireproof building construction, fire alarm sys tems, automatic sprinklers and fire ex tinguishers, water fire engines and a wide variety of fire escapes and safety devices. In connection with the exhi bition there will be held a fireman's tournament and In International con ference to consider fire prevention, pro tection and extinguishment. Meet to Study Commieeion Rule. Harrisburg, Pa., Oct. 2.—The advan tages that the commieeion plan of gov ernment offers to the smaller cities formed the principal subject ot dlscus slon at a conference here today of rep- ! resentatives of third-class cities and I boroughs of Pennsylvanie J BALKANS READY FOR BATTLE TO BEAI Whole Peninsula Has Become One Great Armed Camp soldiers¥turkeT FIRE THE FIRST SHOT The Porte Now Has Before It Two Notes, One From Servia and the Other From Greece, Which Are Prac tically Ultimatums. Turkish Soldiers Fire. London, Oct. 2.—Eighty Turk ish soldiers fired today sev eral times In the dlfectlon of the Servian frontier town of Hashka, according to a special dispatch from Belgrade. The Inhabitants are reported leav ing the town In fright. see further ate p* ,akan London, Oct. 2.—The whole Balkan peninsula Is being rapidly transformed Into an armed camp. Upwards of a trillion men have been ordered to gather to decide In trial by combat the question of changing the conditions of the Inhabitants of these European provinces. Bulgaria, Servis, Greece and Montenegro have ordered tho mobillzntlon of their entire armies and If this open threat doesn't secure what they demand from the Ottoman j government the next few hours may The porte has before it two notes, practically ultimatums One from Servia demands the release of Ser vian ammunition detained In transit through Turkey, the other from Greece, protests against the detention of Greek shipping which Turkey has decided J hold up and use for the transportation of her troops. ' —— I Extraordinary Sezalon Called Ro|i „ . . 0ct 2 —Sanction of martta f law * ln Bulgaria'and approve | of expenge> necessitated ln the mobilt IT''I"." ... zation of the army will be Olacuased at an extraordinary seselon of the aob ranej, summoned to meet Saturday. ÜTELÏ OUT ON A STAKE Ely, Nev., Oct 2.—Work oeaeed at the mines this morning when tho (trike voted last night went ln effect Prompt ly at 8 o'clock the miners quit work. Everything was quiet The county commissioners closed all saloons ln the district. Thlrty-flvs hundred men are Idle. The strikers demand an Increase of 50 cents a day and recognition of the union. FORMER IDAHOWOMAN DEAD IN CALIFORNIA (Staff Correspondence) Caldwell, Oct. 2.—Word has Jnet been received here of the death at 8ierre Atadra. Cal., of Mrs. Charles Sebree, a former resident of this city. Death oc curred at their home on an orange She was the daughter of Pat Lannon, who lived many years on a big ranch west of Caldwell. Her husband, a son of How. ard Sebree, was formerly engaged In business here but removed to California about 12 years ago. She leaves no chil dren. STILL TRYING TO GET JURY IN ETTOR CASE Salem, Mass.. Oct. 2.—Another day of questioning of talesmen In an at tempt to complete the Jury to hear evi dence against Ettor, Glovannlttl and Caruao was In prospect at the resump tion today of the trial In connection with the alleged murder of Anna Lo plzzo during the Lawrence textile strike. Operation en James J. Corbett. Philadelphia, Oct. 2.—James J. Cor bett, former pugilist, who was oper ated on for appendicitis in a local hoe pliai, passed a fairly good night H« Is out of danger the physicians say.