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VOLUME i, NUMBER io THE COBUR D'ALENE PRESS, THURSDAY EVENING. AUGUST 16, 190^ PRICE FIVE CENTS LANDSLIDE™ TEAM IN TREE Fourth of July Canyon Road Gives Way The second praire scooner schedul ed to arrive at this city after making an overland trip from St. Louis, Mo., failed to reach here, and hangs bottom side up in a tree in Fourth of July canyon. The wife of the owner is at the Hotel N orymoyle re covering from the effects of going over the bank on the narrow pass. Dr. A. L. Moorefleld, wife and son, and W. L. Hull left St. Louis in the early part o March with four horses an da wagon flettd up especial ly for the city. Dr. Moorfleld hav ing been a resident there 22 years ago when there were but few houses and several tents, was anxious to re turn,and took this method of travel for the purpose of seeing the coun try. He made the entire trip without an accident until be reached the nar row pass of Fourth of July canyon Tuesday morning. The road at this point is cut along the side of the canyon, with a foundation of brush, and stumps, this being covered by loose sand and gravel. The recent rains rendered the roadbed danger ous and soft. Moorefleld was driving along this road when the rear wheel! Kink into the sand on the side next to the canyon and hit a stump. The jar loosened the entire bank, or road bed, for about 50 feet and it gave way with a crash, dropping to the bottom of the canyon, about sixty feet below. Confusion reigned; the hoses were thrown into the air, tern «d a complete somersault, and landed in a tree, where they remained until they had been cut loose and allowed to roll down the hill, Mrs. Moore-1 fleld and Hull were seated on the! front of the wagon and were thrown many feet in the air. Mrs. Moorefleld landing cm her week and shoulders, was badly braised and uuconscions. LEGISLATIVE MEMBERS Bosia, Idaho, Aug. 16.—The atbor ney general's office has been advised that the members of the supreme court have determined on the action to be taken in the Kootenai county legislatrve representatives ease, though the opinion has not been jire pared. It is decided the county is entitled to Jour members of the house, and one senator. The eon TO REPRESS ANARCHY Secretary of the Navy Bo impart ad voeates strong means res when dealing with anarchists. "The death penal ty, " he says, "should be unequivo cally imposed and inflexibly ese cuted whenever the prisoner has sought, directly or indirectly, to take life." For offenses of less gravity he advisee a comparatively brief, but very rigorous imprisonment, charac terized by complete seclusion, depri vation of all comfort and denial of any form of distraction. He goes still further and declares that this imprisonment could be advantageous ly supplemented by whipping, says the Spokesman Review. There should be no shielding of counselors of crime or instigators of disorder, Mr. Bonapart argues. through any false conception of the freedom of speech or the press guar anteed by state and feeler 1 constitu- : tions. Seldom has it happened that a man occupying a prominent poei tion in the national government has spoken so emphatically in regard to one of tbe gravest perils threatening this country. By congressional ac tion and administrative regulation it has been sought to control anarchy, yet the evil is growing. The radical socialism of today is bnt a step re moved from anarcism in its mAst dan gerous form, and the radical socialist •••ily develops into an anarchist. Advocecy of the death penalty not only for the m a n who actually takes life, bnt for him who counsels «■«< urges others to take it will appeal rtrangly to all who believe that "gib bets keep tbe lifted bend in awe." Dreed is entertained by to ■nke what they speak of as a too rig The wagon was thrown high in the air and caught in a tree bottom side up where it remains suspended about 20 feet from the ground. The party managed to arrive in this city yesterday afternoon in a dilapidated condition. Mr. Moore fleld appiled to Mayor Collins for as sistance in getting the wagon to the ground and righted, and a crew of men and a team and wagon were dis patched to the scene of the disaster. The party returned to the city this morning. Dr. Moorefleld will make his home here. Drowned in RIvar. Sandpoint, Idaho, Aug. 15.—An drew Popich, an Australian, working in Winter Parson A Boomer's camp near the bridge of the Spokane Inter national across the Pend d'Oreille river, was drowned Sunday afternoon while bathing. From eye witm it is learned that INipich was a good swimmer but was in what they thought to be shallow water. Sud denly he disappeared. On investi gation it was found that he went into a hole or a jumping off place. The body has not been found although an « ffort ^ ^ locate it Robbed the Saloon. Hope, Idaho, Aug. 16.—Robbery Hope, Idaho, Aug. 16. took place here last night. The cash register belonging to J. Goutermont : was removed from his saloon and j about $40 taken from it. The men did the work without being detected, j The saloon, building is uncompleted, j He was burned oat in the recent big fire and the new building is not en tirely enclosed. The night bartend Per was there, but had fallen asleep I between 3 and 4 o'clock in the mom ing and it was then the cash register j was robbed. tentiou of complainants in the action was that the county should have the representatives provided in the legis lative apportionment act for Lewis and Clark counties, which is the terri tory ttf Kootenai, naming two sens tors and four tepeeentatives. The apportionment act of 1905 stands, it imply being held that Kootenai shall have one senator instead .of two. oron* war on anarchists will bnt stir tbem up to a greaser activity. This is a display of cowardice that will surley be taken advantage of and will embolden those who harbor criminal thoughts to the preperation of their foul designs. There is a time coming when this country will have to face the terrible earnestness. Tbe sugges tion made by the secretary of the navy should be taken into immediate and serious consideration. PHILLIPINE VETERANS New Eleet Officers For Tneir Organization. Des Moines, Iowa. Aug. 16.—The society of the Army of the Philip pines elected officers as follows, Commander in chief, Major General Arthur Mac Arthur. U. S. A.; first senion commander. Captian A. H. : Crow, Fennysylrania; first junior vice commander, Captian E. L. Ham iltoo, Michigan; second junior vice commander, Earl C. Carnahan, Kan sss; third junior vice commander, Major General J. Franklin Bell, U. 8. A.; Fourth junior vice commander, G. E. Wichenimer, Illinois; fifth junior commander. Major Speer, Minnesota; surgeon general. Major W. S. Conkling, Des Moines; quar termaster general. Lieutenant C. B. Lewis, Colorado; judge advocate gen eral, J. O'Donell, Ksmrt City; ehap lain. Rev. J. A. Beebe, Des Moines, Next year's meeting is to be held at Mia. G. W. Sylvester, of Chicago M spending a few days with bar neioew Mia. A. B. and E. F. Caree eallen. City. I, FRANCIS ML COCKRELL INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMIS SIONER. Francis Marion Cockrell Is Marly seventy-two years of age. He was a brigadier general Is the Confederate army and a member of tbs United States senate from Missouri for thirty years. In the Democratic national convention of 1904 William J. Bryan nominated 8enator Cockrell for president Mhsimil went Republican la the ensuing election, and Cockrell lost bis seat but was appointed by the president a member of the Interstate commerce com mission. which body now has Increased Im tance since the f LEGISLATORS SUPPORT BORAH Significant Remark About Mormon Counties Boise, Idaho, Aug. 16.—J. H. Brady of the state republican com mittee is in the city and made the following statement: "My main am bition is to elect Mr. Borah as sena tor, and Governor Gooding and the remainder at the state ticket. I wish to state that every republican mem ber of the legislature will vote for Mr. Borah. While there has been no time for organization, I aa suffi ciently acquainted with opinion throughout the state to say that no republican .candidate for the fagisia tuee will refuse to vote for the nom inee of tbe state convention for the position of senator. Of that I am absolutely certain. "I wish to add tbat it is my expec tation there will be enough republi cans elected to tbe legislature out side of tbe six southern < Mormon) ! counties to elect Mr. Borah aa sena tor. Of that I am confident, and I inland such result shall be rack 'd if diligent work can accomplish the result. "Conditions throughout the state are altogether satisfactory. While tbe contest wiD have to be fought without the aid of the impetus given by a presidential election, I have no doubt the majorities for tbe entire republican ticket will be very large. In all my political experience I have never known tbe leaders of a party | more harmonious or more determined to score a decisive victory for the en tire ticket." WIFE BEATERS TRIED. the -Re Wardner is Afflicted With Brutes. Wardner, Idaho, Aug. 16. cently an unusual number of cases have been brought to the notice of the police wherein husbands adminis tered corporal punishment to their wiTee. Several wife beater, have been brought to trial and fined either for assult or disturbing tbe peace. During the last eight days, said Chief of Police Decker today, seven or eight such cases have been brought to his notie*. "I wish you would tell the public," mid he, "tbat I am getting tired of this wife beating and Intend hereafter to use my efforts in having sueh defendants under the charge of wife and not amault or disturbing the peace. Almost every day some man in tvron 'Daks' his wife, and I am sick of snob complaints. *' Wife ^—'-g in this state hi a tel any. while simple aseult and dfaturb ing the peace are simply misdemean ors punishable by fine or jail impris onment. REPUBLICANS IN TEXAS. Nr. C. Abrey Nominated For Governor. El Paeso, Texas. Aug. 16. —The republican oasvwition completed its work fast night by electing Cecil Lyon of Sherman state chairman and nominating the following ticket: Governor, Dr. C. Abrey, Frnnnin county; lieutenant governor, Fred rick Aofbeinz, Guadalup county; at torney general. Charles W. Ogden, f>unAntonio; controller, Wentworth Manning, Van Zandt county: treasur er, George M. Booth, Williamson county; commissioner general laud office. Henry C. Handing, Amerillo; railroad commissioner. W. F. Connor, Dallas; superintendent of public in struction. F. Vanderrott, Carr iso Springs; justice court of criminal ap peals, A. G. Foster, El Pteo. The resolutions condemn tbe waste ful ext ravage nee of tbe state demo cratic administration, commend tbe Roosevelt administration, condemn nepotism and condemn the Texas congressmen for opposing republican rii(t i OIka | admistration. _ Railway Will Settle. Spokane, Wash., Aug. 16.—It reported yesterday that settlements pending between the Great Northern Railway company and the estates of in S kmn< . „ "Pbeobe" Smith, there _____ w .. ____» I. M. Cornthwait and W. F. Town-1 •end. who were killed in the wreck ; on the Spokane Falls k Northern | near Beaver Creek. B. C. in July, will he aettled, in all probability, without the matters being taken into court. In the case of W. B. Smith, known will probably not be settlement made as Smith left no relatives, par ents or known heirs with whom a settlement could be effected. If there ere any to ley claim in behalf of the estate they have not np to the present time made themeelves knwon. Wallace, Idaho, Ang.16 .—The re* publican county nomina t i ng coo van tion is to be held hers on September 19. This was decided by tbs central committee la session this afternoon. Convention September 19. WEDGEW00D NOT GUILTY But is Censured for Treatment of His Mother The Wedgewood trial was resumed yesterday at four o'clock and George Wedgewood resumed the stand and finished his story of the trouble with his mother, in which it was alleged be bad bit and beaten her, and bad not supplied her with the pep caries of life. The testimony for his side was in the main foreign to the case, bear ing only on personal relations. Father Purcell took the stand and stated that be knew the old lady to be unreliable in all tbat she Mid; that she was old and childish and had caused Wedgewood much trouble. He stated tbat Wedgewood had treated her mnch better than she dese rv ed. The different attorneys argued their ise and the jury went out at 6:30 o'clock to deliberate. After being oat for some time they called In Jus tice Chamberlin and asked for in structions on certain parte of the tes timony. They remained in session until about 8 o'clock "hen they re turned the following verdict: "We, the jury trying Geo. Wedge wood for battery, find the defendant not guilty as charged; but we do find said defendant guitly of non-support andjjnot properly caring for his mo ther, the plaintiff, and we, the jury, recommend that the Mid defendant be caused to provide a place for his j mother aside from the premises occu- j pied by the said defendant and bis wife; the mid home to be occupied by the plintiff during ber future life, or until the said plaintiff choose to abandon the said home of her own free will, and the said defendant be | caused to provide for bis mother the necessaries of life.'' Wedgewood says there is no mystery about his name. He claims that his father died when he was four years old and bis mother married again. He exhibited a letter of recommenda GRAHAM IS DEAD Death came to Capt. James Graham ' last evening at 7 :30 o'clock at his home on lakeside street, just as the sun sue setting behind the western billa. It marked tbe close of an active business career. Capt. Grahm was a native of Coun ty Monaghan, Ireland, having been born there 39 years ago. He came to this country with his parents and spent most of his life in tbe rugged ; ' j young west, which probably had much to do with the formation of • his forceful character and business energy. He was among the pioneer residents of Coeur d'Alene, having spent tbe past twenty years of his life in this city, which he always main-1 twined had a bright future. Even ; through the panic Capt. Graham was | one of the few who never lost faith in the town, and when others were aux ons to sell property be was reedy to purchase. In February, 1896, he was united in marrgiage to Mias Teresa Kildea, who is the surviving widow. For several years he practiced law in northern Idaho. At the outbreak of the war with Spain, when be ac cepted at a great personal sacrifice, the lieutenancy of company B, com posed largely of Kootenai county vol unteers. Tbs company sailed for the Philippines from 8an F.waciaco, June 27, 1898. He wee subsequently ele vated to the capt fancy of company C. Previous to hie promotion he bad be eome attached to the Commissary de partment end so thorough was his ad at tbe affairs o t this and so well did he pro tion to a Press representative tram Father Lem we, a Catholic priest of Forgo, North Dakota, whom be My» has known him since boyhood. Wedgewood claims that he has dooa all in his power to aMist and support his mother. SELLS FOR SMALL FORTUNE. Taylor Brothers Pay $18,000 for 42 Acres. One of the largest real estate salsa or purchases made in acme time wee made yesterday when M. M. Taylor and J. B. Tylor purchased blocks one and two, and lots one two end three In Welch's addition from Edward O. Welch and his wife Julia Welch, far the sum of f 18,000. Tbs land cov ers about 42 acres which will be plot ted and placed on the market. This purchse takes the real estate holdings of the Taylor Bros., the largest In this city, both are well known and deaerre much credit for the boatmen like manner in which they have made for themselves a name end piece In the reel estate business. . Whelan for Auditor. Wallace, Idaho, Aug. 15.—Aa the political situation In Shoechae county j stands it looks highly probable that j Joseph F. Whelan, present city clerk and police judge of tbe eiy, will have the place of nominee for county recorder clerk and auditor on tbe democratic ticket this fail in oppoai tion to Stanley P. Falrweather, tbe | only man thus for seriously : ed by the republicans for that Dr relieves and cures acute •*"» chronic diseases by treament of the nervous system. Hotel Antler, Monday, Wednesday and Friday fors noon. ' vide for tbe comfort and welfare of the enlisted men, tbat they demanded his continuance in tbe discharge of the duties of commissary, besides m suming the added responsibility of the command. He was mustered oat in the tatter part of 1899 and be and his company were enthusiastically welcomed home by bis fellow towns meu. He was soon afterward elected to the office of county attorney. Capt. Grabm is one of the largest property holders of the city. In ; 1900 he was the democratic nominee tor cong.ess, eo honor which be de clined. He returned fmm the Philippines broken in health and about tour years ego was attacked with locomotor atax ia. With an iron will he fought the ' dread disease. In addition to becoming absolutely helpless, be lost his sight, but through it ail never gave up the j hopeless fight for recovery until a short time before bis death. With all this his mind was active to tbe last and uo one was belter posted art the progress of tbe town. He leaves a wife, two brothers, • Thomaa and frtrick Graham, and two sisterv. Mrs. Kelley and Miss Mar garet Graham. He is a nephew of Jamea Monaghrn, awel (known citizen of Spokane. The funeral takes place tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock from the Cath olic church. Rev. Father Purcell offi ciating. . / The Red Front. * The firm of Marks k Levy arw about to open a business in the large and commodious store in the Antler block. Sherman street, where large and varied stock of gent's and boy's fur nish! ng. hats, caps, ladies* white wear etc.. is fast being pieced In po sition. The firm's business quarters will be known as the Red Front, and will be opened for business immediately. The general public will do wwll to step in end see for thammlvm that the firm is an enterprising one and that the prices are right. Branson k Max are having e big rush on tbs Monarch Bangs. Tbe pepole know a good thing, o on m quentiy they are going fast.