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EVENING CAPITAL NEWS To rent your furnished rooms. Use Want Ads. THE WEATHER. Vol. XXIX TEN PAGES BOISE, IDAHO, MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 1913. Rain or snow tonight No. 179 JUDGE ARCHBALD FIRST 13 FOUND GUILTY IT BY THE SENATE CONVICTED Of THE THE POWER OF HIS OFFICE FOR PERSONAL GAIN Vote on Question of Guilt or Innocence Is 68 to 7—Balloting Is Continued on All the Other Counts Washington, Jan. 13.—Judge Robert W. Archibald, of the commerce court, was today found guilty by the sen ate, sitting as a court of impeachment, of having misused his office and his power as judge, for personal gain. He was convicted of the first count i charge the senate voted (>S to 7. assured his removal from 1 lie ben oeeded to vote on the other 12 counts. At the trial the ac cused man admitted practically ('very one of the charges brought against him. but protested in defense that none the 13. On this first Although this verdict l, the senate then pro was wrongful or corrunt. Arkn Cull' \ote mi the lirst count was as conviction Ashurst, Banklnad, Bourne, Brandegee. Bristow, Bryan, Burton, Chamberlain, Clark of Wyoming, Clark of as, Crane, Crawford, Culberson, . Cummins, Curtis, Dixon, Du 'I et cher, Fas 1 er, Gal linger, Gore, Croîtra Hitchcock, Johnson of Maine, Jones, Kenyon, La Folletle, Lippitt, Dodge. McCumbcr, McLean, Martin, Marline, Meyers, Nelson, Neulands, o'Gorman, Owen, Page Perkins, Perky, Poind« y ter, Pomerene, Heed, Richard - non, Hoot, Sanders, Shively. Simmons, Smith of Georgia, Smith of Maryland, Smith of Arizona, Smoot, Stephenson, Stone, Sutherland, Swanson, Thornton, Tillman. Townsend, Warren, Wetmore, Williams, Works. Against—Burnham, Catron, Oliver, Payntcr and Penrose. Absent or not voting- Bacon, Brad ley, Briggs, Chilton, Dillingham, Fall, Gamble, Gardener, Guggenheim, Heis keli of Arkansas, Jackson, Johnson of Alabama, Johnston of Texas, Kern, Lea, Massey, Overman, Percy, Smith of South Carolina, Smith of Michigan, and Watson. Not guilty was the verdict on the .second article, guilty on the third and fourth and fifth, not guilty on the •sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth, tenth, .eleventh and twelfth. The vote on the jthirteenth caused some delay. Some ^senators wished to he excused from »voting because of the generalities •the charge. A debate followed but the '•vote finally was reached i4 2 to 20 for conviction. id resulted History of the Case. Washington, Jan. 13.—The senate .prepared for action today upon the .charges against Judge Robert W. Arch bald, of the commerce court, when it convened as a court of Impeachment. By special order voting was to begin shortly after 1 p. m. Conviction re-1 quires a two-thirds vote upon any one of the 13 counts. The penalty,) unless modified by subsequent aetlon ,cf the senate, is immediate removal .from office and a prohibition against, ever holding another position of pub lic honor. The proceedings were Abe Martin J it Some folks make hay while th' sun shines, an' others wait till after dark. Th' feller that's never been a Demo crat don't know what it is t' want a fustofflce Ian attorney practicing in his court; j accepted a trip to Kurope at the ex pense <>f a director of several railroads; 1 at the outset <>f the trial accepted $500 of-from attorneys practicing in his court; | appointed a railroad attorney as jury -Iartod only last year when the house ••ailed upon President Taft for a c< of the charges against Archbald and in 'May b«gan the Investigation through the judiciary committee, which recom mended impeachment. The trial did not begin, however, until Dec. 2. Briefly, the 13 charges are, that he in fluenced the officers of the Erie rail road, then a litigant in his court, to grant him a favorable option on the Katydid culm bank; attempted to of-* feet a settk*m"tit between the Marion coal company and the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western railroad on a basis that would have given him a share of the fee earned by coal com pany's attorney; attempted to make tho Lehigh Valley railroad release its lease on Packer No. 3, in order that he might obtain it ; secured letters from the attorney of the Louisville & Nash ville railroad to sustain an option in favor of tho railroad in a suit in his court; influenced the Philadelphia Reading Coal & Iron company to lease property to Frederick Wade for which he received a fee; tried to influence the Lehigh Valley to buy coal land; set tled nn insurance suit in favor of W. W. Kissinger and accepted gold min ing stock from him; attempted to have a note discounted by litigants in his court: had the same note discounted by the thi issioncr, and sought to obtain 1 credit from persons interested in suits in his court. —-_- ! I ! Fruit Jobbers Off for New Orleans. St. Louis. Jan. 13.—A targe party oft fruit commission men of the middle; west left this city by special train to- j day for New Orleans, where they will take part in the annual convention of I tern Fruit Jobbers* association; INAUGURATION OFNEW INDIANA GOVERNOR IS AN ELABORATE AFFAIR Indianapolis, Jan. 13.—Samuel M. Ralston today was ushered into the governorship of Indiana, succeeding Thomas R. Marshall, who is soon to take office as vice president of the United States. The inauguration cere monies were of an unusually elabo rate nature. The citizens' committee of Indianapolis, in charge of the affair, had labored for weeks to perfect the smallest detail of the arrangements. A military escort accompanied the retiring governor and his successor to Ilie state house. Waiting for the gub ernatorial party in the main corridor of tlio capitol, where the ceremonies took place, were the members of the leg islature, the state officers and general public. The ceremonies of the inauguration proper were the simplest of the day. Governor Marshall presided and deliv ered the opening address. The Rev. O G. Carmichael of Lebanon, Governor elect Ralston's pastor, pronounced the Invocation and Judge U, W. Feit of Greenfield, who was a college classmate of the new governor, administered the oath of office. Governor Ralston fol lowed with a short Inaugural address and the ceremony was over. Robert W, Arch bn Id. EIR3TDEMAÏIC EXECUTIVE FOR SIXTEEN YEARS Edward F. Dunne Takes the Oath of Office at Spring field—Brief Inaugural Ad dress Delivered. Springfield, 111., Jan. 13.—Edward F. Dunne, the first Democrat to be elected governor of Illinois since John P. Alt ge Id retired from office 16 years ago, was inaugurated today in the presence of a large assemblage of people, who gathered here from all parts of the state to witness the ceremony. Demo cratic marching clubs escorted the gov ornor ' e ^ ec t from his hotel to the capi to *' "* lere inauguration c< reinon> took place at noon in the assembly chamber. Chief Justice Dunn of the state supreme court administered the oath of office. Governor Dunne deliv ered a short inaugural address in which he outlined the plans of his adminis Chicago Wheat Market. > Chicago, Jan. 13.—May wheat closed i t-nlay at 04 Vfec. _ j tration. Later in tho afternoon tl new governor held a public reception the executive mansion. —Oee ///V ,.T L » [1 0* tÇjgj ! ! ] s. o R. L J 1 1 ' 0tiirur LUMBER AND SILK SCHEDULES ARE House Ways and Means Committee Continues In vestigation for Purpose of Fixing Duties. Washington, Jan. and silk schedules the issues in the te? house ways and me day. 13.— The lumber >f the tariff were timony before the ms committee to There is no Democratic bill for these schedules to afford the committee a tentative plan. Schedule D. covers timber, sawed boards, posts clap board, laths, pickets, casks, boxes, blinds, cab inets, furniture, etc., at ad valorem duties ranging from 10 to 4". per cent. Schedule E covers silks velvets, chen illes, handkerchiefs, ribbons, laces, yarns and threads. Accused of Wife Murder. 'ovington, 1m!., Jan. 13.—-The case Gilbert Griunley, under indictment ' the murder of his wife, Anna the Fountain circuit court. Mrs. Crumley was murdered in her home : n Attica on the night of October 3. STEAMER PILES UP ON ROCKS ON HALIFAX COAST All Passengers Are Taken Off and Safely Landed and Hope Is Entertained for Saving Vessel. • ••••••••••••• Hope to Save Ship. New York, Jan. 13.—Accord ing to advices received at the Uranium Steamship company's office all the holds of the Uran ium are dry except No. 1, which has seven feet of water In it. It is believed the steamer could be pulled free at noon tide unft .unless tile vorable. vind became • • • •••••• • • Halifax, N. S., Jan. 13.—The steamer Uranium, which terminated her voy age from Rotterdam by piling up on a rocky reef 10 miles below Halifax in the fog yesterday, remained fast today with Captain Eustace and the crew aboard, but with all the 880 pas sengers safe ashore at the immigra tion station here. Whether the vessel could be saved was problematical. She struck bow-on, with 17 fathoms of water under her stern. The bow plates are ripped and No. 1 hold Is water filled. The vessel's position is only a few hundred yards from the lighthouse at Chebucto Head, where the keeper declares he was blowing tho fog horn when the ship struck. On the same ledge and not far from this spot the steamer Atlantic of the White Star Line was lost in April, 1873, at a sacrifice of 600 lives. The rescue of the Uranium's pas sengers was accomplished by life boats from Chebucto Head and by trans-| fer to the government steamer Lady Laurier, which was prompt to reply to the wireless signals. There was no panic. The passengers landed during! the night. Six hundred of them,, bound for new York, will probably! leave today on a special train. The Uranium was built 22 years ago and soiled under four different names.. There is no explanation of the strand-' ing of the ship. Captain Eustace said he did not hear the fog horn, although it was not a quarter of a mile away, There was much alarm, especially among the steerage passengers, when! the ship struck, but the officers and sailors soon succeeded In restoring calm. The rescue boats arrived at 2 p. m and the transfer of the passengers was begun at once. Three, surf boats' from the life-saving station and the' life boats of the Uranium were used., The Lady Laurier took women and children first and then the men were transferred to the Bridgewater. The steamer struck head-on when the tide was half high and late in the afternoon her bow was six feet out «if the water, while there was several fathoms of water under her amid-1 ships and 17 fathoms at Iter stern. The) plates at the bow are ripped open and tlm No. 1 hold was flooded. BIG PACKING PLANT DESTROYED BY FIRE Calgary, Alberta, Jan. 13.—The pack ing plant of P. Gurus & Co. was de stroyed by fire yesterday. The loss, including meat in cold storage, prob ably will be in excess of $2,000,000. On account of the low water pressure, the tiro department was unable to do ef fective work. CONSTANTINOPLE GIVEN THE LAST WORD IN One More Opportunity to Avoid Re sumption of the War in Balkans —Outlook Is Gloomy London, Jan. 13.—The issue of peace or war will rest with Constantinople after the final drafting of the note to the Ottoman government, which will be settled at to day's meeting of the ambassadors at the British foreign office. The ambassadors will decide also the mode and time of presentation of the document to the porte. INDEPENDENCE OF THE PHILIPPINES WILL BE URGED Conference on the Subject to Be Held by Leaders in the New Democratic Adminis tration. Washington, Jan. 13—A conference on Philippine Independence will be held between President-elect. Wilson and Manuel Quezon, Philippine dele gation in congress, early in February. Mr. Quezon, who left yesterday for Boston to address the Atlantic club on] tho independence issue in reply to President Taft's Phillippine suggest- ' tions in his message to congress, said j that he planned later to talk over the whole question with Governor Wilson. In his Boston speech In reply to President Taft and his representation of the case to President-elect Wilson, Mr. Quezon said he would suggest a practical plan by which the Demo cratic party might carry out the pledge of Philippine independence. "The president," said Mr. Quezon in a statement last night, "should send to the archipelago a man who sym pathizes with and is thoroughly in ac cord with Philippine independence and who has the courage of his convictions. "A governor general can make or mar independence plans. He could, if he wished, bring about the establish ment of an independent government within the four years of President Wilson's administration. "I believe congress will pass the; Jones bill for an experimental period « of eight years and absolute indc- j pendenco thereafter, but we have a fight ahead of us. Even without the Jones bill the president, if he wished,! of his own authority could establish! a provisional Philippine government. ! The real change within the eight years' provisional period proposed by j the Jones bill is the establishment of an upper house of the Philippine leg islature to be composed of Filipinos. This the president can do by appoint ing as members of the Philippine commission .in the upper house, only Filipinos, instead of Americans, now constituting the majority." TWO ARE KILLED IN WRECK IN El Birmingham, England, Jan 13.—Two passengers were killed and 40 Injured in a collision on the Midland railway when an express train crashed into an accommodation train at Bromford. Washington Legislature Meets. Olympia, Wash., Jan. 13.—With two women included in its membership, the Washington legislature convened In biennial session here today. HEAVY LOSS CAUSED BY EDMONTON EIRE Edmonton, Alta., Jan. _ 13.—Fire which broke out in Reed's bazaar store, for a time threatened an entire block in the central business district here early yesterday. Owing to a broken water main, the firemen were unable to get a stream on the fire, and a num ber of small buildings were torn down before the progress of the flames could be checked. The loss was $ 100 , 000 . The ther mometer registered 30 degrees below zero. v The convocation of the Turkish cov eminent and council Is considered a sign In favor of peace. If Turkey wer© ready for war. the calling together of the council would be unnecessary, like that of 1878, at a time of the Russian Turkish war. The present grand ooun cil appears destined to share with the Turkish cabinet the responsibility cf making peace on this occasion by yielding the fortress of Adrianople. Negotiations continue between M. Jonescu, minister of interior of Ru mania, and Dr. S. Daneff, leader of the Bulgarian peace delegation. It seems that Bulgaria questions strongly Ru mania's neutrality, and it is declared she is able to prove that Bucharest al lowed SCO trucks of war material from Germany to pass through Rumanian territory on the wa yto Turkey. Places Blame on Allies. London, Jan. 13.—The British secre tary of state for foreign affairs. Sir Edward Grey, and the ambassadors of the powers have made representations to Rechad Pasha regarding the expect ed departure of the Turkish delegates, which is equivalent to a rupture of the peace negotiations for which Turkey is considered responsible. In reply, Rechad Pasha said that ho was not responsible for the suspension of the work of the conference, which was decreed by the allies, not only without asking his opinion but with out even allowing him to express it when he begged to do so. He had waited a whole week, hoping that re striction would bring the allies to more reasonable and moderate views, but as no desire had been manifested to hear what further rectification of the frontier Turkey was prepared to indicate—naturally without ceding Ad rianople—the Turkish plenipotentiaries could not remain in London in definitely. The deference to England and the powers, whose ambassadors regretted the rupture of the negotiations, Re chad Pasha consented to telegraph to Constantinople asking definite explan ations. Allies Grow Impatient. The allies also are tired of waiting. They do not believe the not© which tho powers will present at Constanti nople have the desired effect, but not wishing to take a decisive step with out due notice to Europe, they have notified Sir Edward Grey and the am bassadors of their Intention to de nounce the armistice contemporane ously with, or shortly after, the pre sentation of the note to the porte. The allies will be ready to resume the war four days later. In fact, Greece never has ceased hostilities; Servi a has nothing more to conquer, while with respect to Montenegro, the armistice never has been observed by Turkey, whose soldiers have made frequent sorties from Scutari. There fore, the resumption of hostilities concerns only the Thracian field of operation. The Balkan military ex perts her© think that under present conditions Adrianople can be taken in a few days by the sacrifice of 5000 men. The Greeks are more determined than ever to hold the Aegean islands, as well ns Saloniki. Regarding Salon iki, they say; "War gave it to us, and only war can take it away." Allies Blame the Powers. All the responsibility for the grav ity of the situation Is placed by the allies on Europe which, they say, after having encouraged them to con clude an armistice and come to Lon don—oven holding contemporaneously tl conference of ambassadors to fa cilitate matters—finds itself impotent, because of lack of accord, to adopt measures compelling Turkey to obey its will. This failure of agreement, even if manifested in a passive manner, th© allies point out. gives encouragement to the Turks, whose hope is that they will succeed finally, as they have in the past, in playing off the powers, one against the other. The attitude of the powers, it is added, also encourages Roumania to take an unfair advantage of the situa tion, forgetting that only a short time ago the Roumanians and Bulgarians were under the same yoke and fought shoulder to shoulder the same bat* Ales for independence.