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Of tile New Year's Is sue of the Capital News to your friends. EVENING CAPITAL NEWS THE WEATHER. Probable snow flurries tonight or Saturday. Vol. XXIX EIGHT PAGES BOISE, IDAHO, FRIDAY, JANUARY 3, 1913. No. 169 CRISIS REACHED IN THE NEGOTIATIONS TOR ENDINC WAR • - T wenty-Four Hours Given T urkey to Agree to Giving Up ot Adrianople to the Allies London, Jan. 3.—The Balkan peace envoys decided this morning to put the direct question to Turkey tonight whether the Ottoman government was prepared to cede the fortress of Adrianople forthwith. Unless the Turks give a favorable answer within 24 hours the conference will be suspended. No other question will be considered by the allies until this point is settled. Stojan Novakovitch, leader of the Servian delegation, said this morning he was sure the allies would ultimately carry their point. "Turkey," he added, "will probably continue to resist giving up Adrianople, but facts will soon be stronger than theories and she will be compelled to give way." Fugitives from the besieged city, as well as informa tion obtained from Turkish and British sources, indicate that the condition of the beleaguered fortress is unten able. London, Jan. 3.—The Turks continue to declare that their concessions have surpassed any logical expectation, but that now they cannot concede an inch more. On the oth**r hand, Ute allies with unanimous voice and compact front maintain that they would rather end the conference than renounce what they claim is due them by right of their victories. .Tl>at the game 1 being played -/n both sides is evident, the Turks em (Continued on Pape Eight) PASSENGERS AND CREW ARE SAVED; LINERGOES DOWN Bona, Algeria, Jan. 3.—The Cunard liner Tyria rescued and brought here 98 passengers and the crew of the French mall steamer Saint Augustine, which foundered juat after midnignt while the Tyria had her in tow. No deaths occurred. PANIC IS CAUSED BY A GROUP OT MANIACS Elvas, Portugal, Jnn. 3.—One man was killed and nine seriously injured this morning by a group of five maniacs who had been released by firemen from an insane asylum on the outskirts of the city, which had caught fire. Thirty five lunatics were set free and rushed howling through the streets. Thirty were easily captured and confined in the municipal building, but the other five took iron rods front a scrap heap and attacked everyone they met. Sev eral hours passed before they were overpowered. WILSON'S SCARE PIN UNDERGOING CHANGE Princeton, Jan. 3.—When Wood row Wilson becomes president of the United States a little gold scarfpin he has been wearing for years will have completed the evolution. When Wilson was elected president of Princeton he wore a miniature Princeton seal for a scarfpin; when elected governor he substituted the New Jersey coat of arms, and now he is having made a •tickpin with a spread eagle and the American shield. "I never like ostentatious display," he said, "but the pin is inconspicuous, and I like to feel that I, have with me constantly something that is a symbol of my service." i j j New Head for Washington Navy Yard. Washington, Jan. 3.—Rear Admiral Frank E. Beatty, who has been in com mand of the Washington navy yard and the naval gun factory there for nearly three years, was today succeed ed in those duties by Captain Hilary P. Jones, late commander of the battle ship Rhode Island. Rear Admiral Beatty has been assigned to the com mand of a division of the Atlantic fleet. cago Wheat Market. Jan 3.—May wheat closed SOUTH ATLANTIC COAST SWEPT BY A SEVERE STORM Newport News Is Cut Off From Communication — Anxiety Felt for Safety of Small Craft. Washington, Jan. 3.—The South At i lantic coast is in the grip of a terrific j wind and rain storm which worked havoc with shipping and has cut off Norfolk and Newport News. Before the last Newport News wire went down it was reported that the waters of James river were surging up into the lower parts of the city with the violence of a small tidal wave. The terrific gale swept the waters of the James river up Into the lower portions of the city of Newport News, inundating the streets and warehouses, and driving the people to the eleva tions. Ferry service across the river to Newport News was impossible and the city was cut off from all commu nication. Richmond Suffers. Richmond, Va., Jan. 3.—Richmond was storm swept today by the gale pre vailing along the coast line. Much damage was done to property. No Answers to Calls. Washington, Jan. 3.—Tim navy wire less sparked out unanswered calls to the ships of the Atlantic fleet gathered in Hampton Roads. Great anxiety was felt for the safety of the torpedo boats in the narrow sea way. Incomplete re ports coming in while the storm was at its height were that many small craft had been sunk. The loss of life, if any, is unknown. In this city the gale whipped down signs and trees. Telegraph and telephone wires were demoralized as far south as Atlanta. PASSENGER TRAIN IS STRUCK BY SNOWSLIDE Ellensburg, Wash., Jan. 3.—A snow slide shortly after midnight struck the Northern Pacific passenger train num ber 258 Just west of Lester. The sleep ing pasengers rushed from the cars in their night clothes. A mass of rock, bushes and Ice slipped down the moun tain and across the tracks under th° sleeping cars. The train arrived here three hours late. Alleged Swindler in Court. Boston, Jan. 3.—Frank C. Winchell, former president of the Oxford li n$n mills of Brookfield, was arraigned *n the federal court today for a prelim inary hearing on charges of having used the mails in a scheme to defraud. Wincheli's arrest followed the raid two weeks ago on the offices of the Sterling Debenture company in New York and other cities. The Sterling concern, »t is estimated, sold during its career of six years, approximately $33.000,000 of the stocks of various companies, In cluding the Oxford linen mills. Much of this stock was in legitimate com panies. hut an enormous amount, it «s alleged, was of bogus concerns and w is worthless. LIBERTY WEEPS AT FREEDOM'S GRAVE freedom -KÜP OF THE J IB )!\ o n V X ^ 'I. PRESS n ^ I' i O Æ n :S A 1 (' !» & ~\ B BURIED jATio2 9 ]yj3 3 r THE. IDAHO _ SUPßEM t COUPA .A P n i f.\ O n ( x, V// v \ x v "W £ NÉ OB m ox 's/ ; ' v; 0 \i\ pA //,, »a m sr/m £ K W, m. O ADA COUNTY JAIL IS NOW CALLED " BULL MO OSE PEN" In Former "Federation Cell" Contempt Prisoners Are Serving Their Sentences of 10 Days "The Bull Moose Pen of Idaho." That is the nickname that lias been given at the court house and Ada county jail to the cell wherein aiv confined It. S. Sheridan, owner and publisher of the Capital News; C. O. Broxon, managing editor, and A. 11 Cruzen, interested only as a prisoner, hut charged and found guilty by a ma jority of the supreme court as dictator ar.d controller of "political policies." This cell has long been known as the "Western Federation," or the "Hay wood, Pettibono, Moyer" cell, because it is the same cell in which were confined for so many months those officers rff the Western Federation of Minors awaiting their trial upon the charge of complicity with Harry Orchard in the murder of former Governor Frank Steunenberg, who was killed by tlie explosion of a dynamite bomb placed at the front gate to his residence at Caldwell on the right of Dee. 31, 1905. Former Governor Steunenberg, as| governor of the state, had been active! in the prosecution of striking miners in the Coeur d'Alene mining district,! and, calling upon the federal govern ment for aid, several troops of sol diers were sent to that region. Many! arrests of striking miners who were alleged to have participated in acts of violence were made, and because of the lack of prison accommodations, a stockade was built in which these prisoners were thrown and kept under: guard of the troops. This prison came to be known as the "bull pen." At tiie county jail, the trend of those events, connected with the fact that all three of the present prisoners held for contempt of court, are active advocates of "Bull Moose" political doctrines, and further connected with the fact that the main articles pub lished in tho Capital News which were made the basis of the contempt pro ceedings resulting in their Imprison ment were criticisms of the supreme court written and uttered by Colonel Roosevelt, the Bull Moose candidate for president; by Senator Miles Poin dexter of Washington, one of the lead ing Bull Moose advocates of the coun try; by James H. Gipson, state chair man of the Bull Moose state central committee, by Paul Clagstone, a mem ber of the executive committee of the Bull Moose campaign committee and because of editorial criticism of the decision of the court barring the Bull Moose electoral ticket and candidate for congressman from tiie official bal lot, has caused the cell to be renamed "The Bull Moose pen of Idaho." * The prisoners .all declared they were feeling fine this morning to a re porter who peered through the bars of their cell door at them and all stated that they had enjoyed a splendid night's rest and were prepared for the regulation prison breakfast which was served at 9 o'clock. The prisoners are fed but twice a day, at 9 o'clock In the morning and at 3 o'clock in the afternoon. Messrs Sheridan, Broxon and Cruzen receive their meals at the same time as the other 20 or 25 pris oners in the county jail ami the food they are given is identical with that furnished all the others. It is brought to them ready cooked in a market bas ket which also contains the plates, knives, forks, spoons and other table utensils. From the basket the prison ers take the food and dishes and place them upon a table In their cell and then the three seat themselves to enjoy their repast. "DRAW ON ME FfcR A *.iw to Mr a ièflt CE OF GOVERNOR WEST Governor Oswald West of Oregon this morning wired unique felicitations to R. S. Sheridan, owner and publisher of the Capital News, upon his conviction for contempt of tiie supreme court. In his message Governor West refers to his own record relative to prison reform. His message Is as follows: "Salem, ore , Jan. 3, 1913. "Hon. R. S. Sheridan, "Editorial Cell, County Jail. "Boise. Idaho. "Greetings lo the Knight Er rant of tin- press. 1 am forward ing by this mail data in re Oregon parole anti honor sys tem for your mediation. If in need draw on me for a pardon. "OSWALD WEST." SMUGGLERS CLASH WOH HERDSMEN ON SPANISH FRONTIER Valenca de Minho, Jan. 3. band of smugglers on the Spanish border carried off cash after a fierce battle with a cattle raiser and 40 of his herdsmen, in the course of which nine of his cowboys were killed and 14 injured. Jose Murilhaes, one of the best known cat tle breeders in tiie province of Minho, had been for several weeks passing from fair to fair selling cattle. He had started home, guarded by 40 herdsmen, when attacked by a large band of smugglers who fired from behind rocks and thickets. The herdsmen returned the fire, but finally were forced to flee. They carried off Murilhaes, who was seriously wounded, but left all their money and 23 comrades in tiie field. Civil guards of the entire province have been called out ard are searching for the smugglers, but no trace has yet been found. I -A daring ^ Portugal- j $9000 inj i EFFORT MADE TO CAIN FREEDOM OF THE DYNAMITERS Writ of Supersedeas Asked for 32 of the 33 Men Serv ing Sentence in Federal Prison. • • Writ Is Issued. • Chicago, Jan. 3.—A writ of • supersedeas, staying the execu *> tion of the sentences imposed on • the dynamite conspirators, was ® issued by thç United States • circuit court of appeals this • afternoon. • • • • • •••••••••• Chicago, Jan. 3.—An attempt to free of the 33 dynamiters convicted at Indianapolis -on bail pending the ap | peal of their case, was made here today jin the United States circuit court of I appeals. Herbert S. Hockin will not appeal. The convicted leaders, through counsel, appeared in court to argue for la writ of supersedeas to make the exe cution of the sentence and for admis sion to bail of the prisoners, pending ! further action by the court of appeals. Attorney Zoline presented the peti tion in behalf of the convicted iron 1 workers. Zoline declared that in cases such as present ones prisoners have the right <*f bail, particularly as the defendants were sentenced and sent to Leaven ! worth before the hearing on the writ of »•rror bad been held. "Do you mean to ; toll me that a writ of supersedeas should issue as a matter of right?" in quired Judge Baker. "That is my understanding," replied Zoline, who then began quoting su : preme court decisions which he said ! bore on the. point. Judge Baker stated that the point I of the writ of error was not well taken. I He added that there was no occasion I f**r the court of appeals to supervene in any case unless it was shown that the procedure of the lower court was j questionable at law. Replying to this j Zoline declared that the evidence on I which the convictions were secured at ! Indianapolis was "vague and inade quate," and that the Judge of the lower I court should have not allowed the cases <f many of the defendants to go to ^ the jury at all. j ■ ■ «■ i FUNERAL SHIP 0FF8AN0Y HOOK New York, Jan. 3.—Steaming slowly in the dense fog, the British cruiser Natal, bearing the body of the late Ambassador Whitelaw Reid, passed Sandy Hook tills morning. Accom panying her as guard of honor were the United States battleships Florida and North Dakota and the destroyers Roe, Drayton, Mc C; '1 and Paulding. Rain and fog furnished a sombre set ting to the arrival of the funeral ship, j PENNY CONTRIBUTIONS TO PAY HNES OF IMPRISONED NEWSPAPER HEN Movement Is Started By Representative Dow Dunning of Owyhee County—Many Larger Contributions Tendered A movement has been started to pay the fines assessed against Ft. S. Sher idan, publisher of the Capital News, and C. O. Broxon, managing editor "f that paper by penny contributions. The idea intended to be expressed in this movement is to make the pro test nation wide against the assumption of power of the supreme court wherein the court became accuser, judge and jury and likewise executioners deter mining the amount and extent of the penalty limited only by the mercy or good judgment of the court. The movement was started by Hon. Dow Dunning, state senator from Owyhee county, who claims the honor j of contributing the first penny to the fund. Senator Dunning sent in his ; contribution accompanied by a letter m which he set forth his views. His let I ter, written upon legislative stationery of the last session when Senator Dun I ning was a member of the house of representatives, is as follows: j ''State of Idaho, House of Represen tatives, Boise, Idaho, Jan. 3, 1913. , "Messrs. Broxon and Sheridan, I "County Jail, Boise, Idaho. ■ "Dear Sirs—Enclosed find one cent TRAFFIC ON THE NORTHERN ROADS BADLY CRIPPLED Slides and Floods Bound to Come Unless There Is Sudden Freeze—No En couragement Offered. ' Seattle, Jan. 3.—Rain is falling today in the mountains, melting the great : mass of snow that fell recently. Un less there is a change to cold weather ! soon, there will inevitably be slides in j the higher altitudes and floods and ! washouts In the lowlands that will tie j up railway traffic. Tho weather bu-, ! reau gives no encouragement. All Great Northern trains are I marked indefinitely late. The North j ern Pacific trains are an hour of two late, and Milwaukee trains are on time. It is only by the most strenuous exer-lthe llon that the railroads keep their moun-| ; tain tracks clear. At the summit of the Cascade mountains yesterday the ; water was 10 inches deep on the Mil waukee tracks APPEAL TO COUNTRY MAY BE MADE BY THE GOVERNMENT FORCES London, Jan. 3.—The project of im posing taxes on food imported into the Brftish Isles, put forward by some leaders of the opposition in the house of commons, has created such hopeless dissension in the Unionist part render almost certain power by the Liberal p* two years. On tiie other hand the wrangle among the Unionists affords the temptation to tiie government .«> make an appeal to the country on the chance of coming back to power with an increased majority. ie retention of, fernment ^ or PRZPAR NG TO SEND FORCE I JO ALB 5 ARE SENT TO ADRIAN5PLE RELIEF Sofia, Jan. 3.—A wagonload of drugs sent by Turkish medical authorities was delivered to the garrison of Adrianople yesterday under the sur veillance of the Bulgarians at the spe cial request of Nazim Pasha, com mander-in-chief of the Ottoman army. No food or other supplies were passed into the besieged fortress. Vlonna, Jan. 3.—Austria-Hungary and Italy are making preparations to land a joint expeditionary force in Al liter» bania immediately after the conclusion ■ of the London conference. This step, it is said, will he taken by the two allies in order to pacify Albania and establish a new condition of affairs which is my contribution toward pay ment of your fine which was imposed by the supreme court of tilts state for contempt. "The school children of the United States, by penny contributions, erected a marble monument to the memory of Henry George, who was the greatest benefactor of mankind that all the cen turies have given the world. I believe there are a million men in this country who will consider it an honor to en courage the spirit of human freedom. I am glad to be the first to offer my part. "Yours truly, "DOW DUNNING." A number of other gentlemen to whom the matter was mentioned quickly took up the suggestion and the movement may be said to be under way. Numerous persons have already volunteered to contribute large sums toward payment of the fines but this movement was started with the idea that It would be better to give a multi tude an opportunity to contribute than to allow just a few to contribute larger amounts. SENATOR DAVIS DIES ON EYE OF HIS RE-ELECTION Death Came Suddenly as Result of Heart Trouble Special Primary Election May Be Called. Little Rock, Ark., Jan. 3.—Definite j arrangements for the funeral of United States Senator Jeff Davis were not ; completed this morning, but probably I the services will take place Sunday j and the body placed in the family bu rial plot at Russellville. Senator Davis died at 12:35 this morning of heart. I faillir»*, the culmination of an Illness j of several months. However, his con j dition was apparently improving and 1 yesterday he was at his office the I greater part of tiie day. His death, on eve of the ratification of his ro election by the legislature, creates a ! peculiar political situation in Arkansas, jit is possible that a special primary ! wtll be called to select his successor for the full term beginning March 4. Tho Senate Adjourns. Washington. Jan. 3.—On account of the death of Senator Davis the senate adjourned after a six-minute session until noon tomorrow. Senators Pomer. en<*. Bryan, Ashurst, Martine, Curtis, Clapp and Clarke of Arkansas were ap pointed to attend the funeral. nwn AT ROCKEFELLER HOME New York. Jan. 3.—Notwithstanding reports from Brunswick, Ga., that Wil liam Rockefeller, whose testimony is sought by the Pujo money committee, had sailed from Jekyl island Tuesday on a specially chartered steamer for a secret destination, the cordon of pro cess servers round his Fifth avenue mansion did not relax its vigilance to day. INSANE CONGRESSMAN JUMPS INTO THE SEA Washington, Jan. 3.—Representative William Wedemeyer, of Ann Arbor, Mich., who suddenly went Insane at Colon. Panama, at the time of Presi dent Taft's recent visit to the isthmus, jumped overboard last nleht from the ship on which he had been token at Colon. The body lias not yeet been Recovered. Wedemeyer went to the isthmus with the congressional party at the same time the president did. On the voy age he collapsed and was taken to the sanatorium in Panama and then to a hospital, where he became violent and raved about his defeat al the last elec tion. He developed a suicidal tendency. He recently fell and struck his head on an icy sidewalk. Death ii cattle, Jan, Flood Waters. 3.—Tho first death from ti e flood waters which have in vaded Seattle occurred when a house on the slope in western Seattle was carried away by a landslide, killing John Larsen, an inmate Three others ■ were hurt.