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The Cceur d'Alene
)LUME2, NUMBER 29 COEUR D'ALENE, IDAHO, TUESDAY EVENING, SEI'TEMBER 10. 1907 PRICE FIVE CENTS ANADIAN JAPS BUY FIREARMS ce Feeling at Vancouver is Very Bitter ittle. Wash., Sept. 10.—A speo om Vancouver, B. C., says: As lit of the disorders Saturday and y evenings, the situation here egard to Asiatics is increasing mice. Japanese have notified of Police Chamberlain that protection is inadequate and ill take steps to protect them Chinese and Japanese em in hotels and restaurants ithdrwn from work. It is said eaders have instructed them aust not work, under a penalty 00. Japanese are purchasing ns, and the aspect of alfsirs is >ning. The steamer Monteag e to arrive Wednesday or Thurs ith many orientals on board, e met by hostile demonstra It is freely declared the ori will not be allowed to land, y reports of disorders Saturday were exaggerated. The crowd ted to about 10,000, but the displayed was merely boister 'he orowd surged through the in the oriental quarters oheer yelling at everything white oting and yelling at and de :g everything colored. At in from some indistinguishable the crowd, brickbats would heads and crash through win thief of Police Chamberlain, lug the inadequacy of the is disposal, relied on diplo "earful of arousing the pas he mob, he directed his men side truncheons and exercise on. Later the order re truncheons was revoked, but tage did the police and pop me to blows. Jnal encounters were limited 'apanese quarters, where the resisted, arming with clubs and bottles. They the orowd, with shouts of The crowd carried no d scattered after a large )f damage. One white man stabbed on Powell street, ut by a stiletto and another 'ad laid open with a broken The man stabbed is in the ruing of orientals becomes Downtown dealers, in :cond-hand stores, have been ut of their stock of firearms. 0SED TO THE FAIR adjourning yesteiday, the river conference of the I Episcopal church in ses okaue, adopted the follow tions regarding pool selling -rstate fair: ias, The Spokane city coun ty passed a satisfactory anti g ordinance in its limits; The Spokane Pair as on the plea of necessity social success, has secured ity council an amendment rdinance permitting pool the two weeks of the fair; ed, First, that we deplore of the city oounoil in tak "ckward step; and The state grange has its support, as have also r moral forces of this city; er ed. That we of the t'olum nuat conference of the M. erewith record our hearty that we urge out members n said fair this year, and the members of the Meth ipal conference, with its of 13,847, to stay away fair." Another Joke. published a statement t the Inland brewery, of purchasing all the sa lid get hold of in this t four of the liquid die already pa—ed into the <• men who brew. The igated the report and the only truth in it is Oriental labor is suspended in the city and restaurants are hard put to carry on busniess. Prominent Jap anese residents take a grave view of the situation, deolariog that the com ing of the steamer Monteagle Wednes day, in view of the present state of feeling among Japanese and whites alike, is an incident fraught with serious danger. EXPECTED TROUBLE. London, Sept. 10.—The news of the attacks on the Japanese and Chin ese at Vancouver did not surprise the colonial and foreign officials here, who had long expected an outbreak against Asiatics iu Canada, but they have the greatest confidence that Can ada will be able to suppress any fur* tber outbreaks. At the same time the officials real ize that a most serious problem bad arisen, particularly as the feeling ap pears to be strong against the sub jects of Great Britain's eastern ally, and that it will require moat careful bandllug, for whatever aotion is tak en is likely to be resented, either by the colony or by Japan. The ques tion has been the subject of consider able discussion for some time hy the imperial authorities, who have used their good offices on numerous occas ions to prevent the enactment of anti Japanese legislation by British Col umbia. COMPANY ELECTS OFFICERS The Idaho Water & Electric Company Holds Meetlnp. The stockholders of the Idaho Wat er A Electric Power company held a meeting yesterday in the office rooms of attorney J. L. MoOlear, of the Sander block and elected officers follows: President, lion. J. L. Mo Clear; vioe president, P. J. Seal Ion; secretary, Maude Thornton, and trees urer, Charles G. Dawes, ex-comptrol ler of the ourrenoy, of Chicago. Some other minor business was trausaoted. It will be remembered that this compauy was organized for the pur pose of developing the water power along the St. Joe river, by the con struction of many dams. The power generated will be utilized in asaist ing the heavy traffic across the fi*e fact that an effort was made to discredit the local brewery enterprise t° r the benefit of Spokane and the Joker was used as the means of circn lating the story. JUDGE K. M. LANDIS. Judge of the United States cir cuit court, who tried the Standard Oil case and summoned John D. Rockefeller to testify. The con viction of the oil monopoly left upon him the responsibility of de ciding what punishment would wove adequate to the ease. mountains on the Chicago, Milwau kee & St. Paul railroad, it is pro moted by the railroad company. KILLED BY LIVE WIRE Butte Lad Swings on Guy Touching Charged Cable. Butte, Mont., Sept. 10.—Prank Sohonberger. 15 years of age, whs electrocuted last night bv coming in contact with a live wire. The lad died iu St. James' hospital this morning. The aootdent occurred while young Schonbeiger was swing ing on a guy wire from one of the poles which supported the charged wires. This formed a contact with the high-power wires, transmitting n burning current of high voltage into the body of the boy, throwing him several feet and inflicting fatal injur ies. WRIT 0E MANDATE Supreme Court Prsses on Rail* way Case. The supreme court has ordered an alternative writ of maudute issued in the case of Idaho A Northwestern Railway company, limited, a corpora tion, plaintiff, versus John J. Con nolly and Louis 1. Stertgere and Ida SEN. HEYBURN TALKS POLITICS Views of Presidential Candidates and Party Principles Senator W. B. Heyburn, who in tended to leave for Wallace yester day, bat was recalled to Spokane, left today for bis home. Mrs. Hey burn is east, having been called by the illness of relatives. When interviewed concerning tbe national political situation, lie stated tbat he took I'resident Roosevelt at his word, for be usually did as tie said and be was not and said be wonld not be a candidate for the nomination for the presidency. When asked ''who will he the probable nominee of thr republican party,"he said: 'The editorial comments in the Spokesman-Review of yesterday as to my views on probable oaudidatee, was a partial statement of the truth as to Fairbanks and entirely without foundation bb to Senator Foraker, of Ohio. The candidates of whom 1 did express myself to the Spokane re porter of tbe Spokesman-Review, were Governor Hughes, of New York, whom 1 named as a very probable and strong candidate; Secretary Wil liam Taft, whom 1 named as being, also a probable nominee and a man of great force and high character, and Senator Knox, of Pennsylvania, who has already been endorsed by the republican party In Pennsylvania, and who, in my judgment, is a man of splendid ability, representing the highest ideal of individual character. I cannot conceive of the purpose of a newspaper of the Review's assumed 1 j WANTS A SPEEDY TRIAL Boise, Idaho, Sept. 10. — It devel oped yesterday that Senator Borali, who ia under indictment for nlleged timber frauds iu connection with the transactions of the Bather Lunibei company, has positively declined to permit hia counsel to interpoee any technics 1 objections in connection with the trial. After his attorneys bad lookd over the Indictment they reported that, in tbeir opinion, a motion to quasb tbe indictment wonld be enstained owing to tiie vul nerable character of tbe document. Senator Horab declined to consent to each a proceed are and instructed hia counsel to proceed without rais ing technical objection, although agreeing with them that soire of the objections they raised to Die indict ment were well grounded. PLACE OF FRUIT EXHIBIT Winn-B&rr-Chainey Drew The Lucky Number for Display. Wiun-Barr-t'hainey company was the fortunate contestant lor tbe first exhibit, it haying drawn tbe numbers ho Northwestern Railway company, limited, a corporation, defendants. The writ is directed to Judge W. W. j Woods of the first judicial district and directs him to allow defendaurs to be beard on the merits of their case or show cause on the first day of the Lewiston term why he should not do 30. At the June term of court in the first judicial district witness as were introduced by tbe plaintitf, who tes tified to tbe neoeasity for condemna tion of the laud iu controversy for a right of way for the plaintiff as a railroad corporation. The defendants claim that the plaintitf is not a bona fide railroad coiptirati on ex isting for the purpose of performing*the functions or duties of a public service corporation, but more of un individual enterprise not catering to the general public as a common oarrier. Thin, they claim, they would have shown iu evidence bad not, upon motion of tbe plain tiff's attorneys, paragraphs of tbe answer toucbiug tbts material allega tion beeu stricken out, and that the defendants were not allowed to intro duce any evidence in support of the allegations iu paragraphs stricken out, aud this appears to have been the point upon which the ease de pended. standing purposely garbling an in terview. But such seems to he their disposition. Senator Foraker ts a Strong man in the senate. Ohio will undoubtedly keep him there. He seems quite able to take care of him self upon all occasions." Iu reply as to "the probable candidate of the democratic iiarty" be said: 1 would not undertake to propose the action of tbe Democratio party. It contains some very good men but no good |uirty principles." Senator Heyburn said be always placed (tar ty principles before men. When asked eonoeruiug the action of tbe eocialists aud the part they will play iti the uext ualinaal elec tion, he said: ''The socialists represent the ele ment of discontent end utter iuabiii ty to comprehend a republican form of government. That party is a po litical ship without h rodder or com pass, without a captain or destiny. The socialist plan Is one of destiue 1 tion and witbuut constructive ability "1 bave studied them carefully and have studied tbe history of such peo ple in other ages. They have never founded a government or maintained one long enough to demonstrate their ability to do more than fail. My hope ia always that tbe individuals who are misled to follow such po Htioal phantasies may team of their j error through the experience of effir lent government, and return to rues on. " tliat footed tbe largest sunt. Si* teen slips, eight with blauks and eight with figures upon them, were de|xielted iu a box, when tlie drawing oceured. Tbe Wiun-Bari-Ci>aiuey company laid luck its way. This location ia a very good one and will be satisfactory not only to tlie fruit growers, but also to the cit izens of Coeur d'Alene William Buckley, who ia a mem tiers of the executive committee, stat ed the affair was moving along must tisfaot >rily toall concerned. Nev er has he seen more harmony and better support than ia being given by tbe schools aud fruit grower*. There ia no question but that the display will be a grand success and will re suit in much profit to the pupils rf Coeur d'Alene aud vicinity as well as to tlie adults. O. Foster, the clothier iu tbe Franklin block, who was charged with selling goods uu Sunday In vio lation of tbe closing law, plead gull ty today before Judge A. Blixt, aud paid a *25 flue and *5.35 ousts, aggregating *30.35. SECRETARYTAFT AT SEATTLE Is Given Grand Ovation and Visits Fort Lawton Heattle, Wash., Kept. 10. — The eti ! tertaiument of Secretary Taft iu Seat-. tie began with a breakfast given by j Henry Dickinson, sou ct J. M. Dick uson, president of tbe American Bar association, at tbe University olnb. This was followed by a reception at the club, in which a large number of tbe members participate.!. Tbe King County Republlacu club gave a luncheon to the secretary. This was attended by Amhuaeador to Japau O'Brien, United Slates Heuntora Flies and Ankeny, ('•ougreaNman McKinley of California and Jones and Hum phrey of Washington, General Clar ence Edwards, ex-Seuator John L. Wilson aud about luO members of tbe club. Secretary Taft made tbe principal address aud discussed the motto of tbe club: "Fait Flay; Clean Foli ticx; Good Uoverumeut." He did not touch on polit'ca, except to re late to the necessity of organisation and the duly of every citizen to iden tify himself with the work of ids party. Ambassador O'Brien, ex Senutor Wilson, Senator Files, Senat or Ankeny and others made short ad ireasee. Tbe principal address made by tbe secretary was at the mass meeting Iu the Grand opera house. Hia subject was "Capital aud Labor." While on his way to the opera house be re oeived an ovation from Ibouaauda of people along tbe streets. Tbe secretary became simply "Taft, Yale, '78," at a dinner given by A. F. Sawyer, president of the hoard of regeuts, University of Waabiugtou, aud 20 of the older graduates of Vain in tbe northwest. A notable feature of tlie occasion was a lettei from Rev. Benjamin Parsons of Yale, "50," tbe oldest Yale graduate now Hying west of the mountaiua. Tbe dtuner was followed by a reception, at which a large number of Yale men attended today. Today Secretary Taft visited Fort Lawton and viewed the ship canal and he site aud progieea of Ute work on the Aiaska-Yukou-Faoific ex position. English Customs Exploited. English customs and class dis tinctions are thoroughly exploited in that superb comedy drama. "Thorns and Orange Blossoms," a dramatlza DOWN GOES THE LEAD Wallace. Idaho, Hep!. 10.—Au other big alaali in tiie selling price of lead in New York lias just bi-en made, the Notification having been received here yesterday. It Is eat'mated that tlie reductions which have been made this year will coat tbe Coeur d'Aleues * 2 , 000 , 000 . The cut was made last Friday, but tlie notice was not received until yesterday. Tire drop ia from *5.2.'* per hundred pounds to #4.75 |»*r hundred pounds. While this cut of VISCOUNT HAYA8HL Japanese minister of foreign af fairs, whose vuit to Korea brought about tbe crisis iu Korean matter* and tbe abdication of tbe Emperoi Yi Hiung. tlou of Bertha M. Clay's world famous novel. The plot deals with a young Kugliab girl of poor paren tage aud a nobleman. they marry and tbe subsequent sorrow and dis grace should t>e a porteiitious iaaaon to every one. Tite comedy la unctuous, gaulal and alwayi mirth-provoking; the heavier scenes of pathetic strain meet with adequate treatment, all combin ing in one of the most iugenoua and enjoyable parted drama of the day. The oaal and aoeuio equipment ia tbe same Hist created such favorable im pression during Ute roeut Chicago run, and will be seen here Wednes day evening under tbe direction of the Rowland Clitfurd Amusement company. A. Miunick, while crossing tbe Northern Faclflc tracks on Hherman street, witli hia automobile, nar row I v escaped tlie engine this morning. He ran upon Ford'a sidewalk aud little damage was dona. However, the danger was greater than he wishes to experience again. John Thonipeou, brother of Mrs J. L Met Tear, leaves in a few days for Handpnini, where he wilt remain for some time 50 cent* a hundred Is not as heavy aa one made in Muy, it will further re duce tiie profits which have been roiling Into this district. In May a cut of *15 a ton was made, and It was ho|*ed Hint uo further reduction would be made. This estimate of a #2,000,000 luaa for the year of 1907 is made on the oasis of taking both cute together. This loss will prevail if no further drop is had in tlie price of lend. If tiie price atiould drop again the loos will, uf course, be much greater. Just what immediate effect this will have on tie* uniting operations In this district can not be torcasted at this time With tlie difference uf •V 000 , 0 i*o for the year 1007 there will be some restri 'lions. It is certain. Basing output at 20,000,000 pounds of concentrates a month aud allowing 15 per cent 'or tlie lewd, this anti mate is arrived at by mining men here. It is certain that tbe lewd will run more tbwu 15 per ceut. but this Is a low estimate. y Taking the entire output of lead for the year at the present prioe, alter the latest reduction, the loaa to the Coeur d'Alene* over 1000 would be approximately #3,000,000 However, tbe prioe which has prevail ed until now, with no further reduo tlou, leaves the lose at about *2,000, • 000 . Tbe public library has reoetved aa edition of tlie Civil Hervtoe book tor tbe year ending. June 30, 1900. E. L. Marrlti ami Charles A Flab er, of tbe state land board, are In the city with tbe view of inspecting eoaae lauds fur tbe state's selection.