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The Cceur d'Alene
VOLUME 2, NUMBER 33 COEUR D'ALENE, IDAHO, SATURDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 14. 1907 PRICE FIVE CENTS MoCaspey, Cirvll CANADA DEALS WITH RACE WAR Seattle Officials Declare They Will Protect Orientals Ottawa, Ont., Sept. 14.—A special government official leaves Ottawa to day for Vancouver to deal with the oriental labor question. The follow ing telegram, dated September 11, which was delayed in transmission, was received by Sir Wilfrid Laurier today : "Nine hundred Hindus arriving today on steamer Monteagle. Neither accommodation nor employment for them, nor is it possible to house them under sanitary conditions. Shall we house them in the drill hall at domiuion government's expense? " BOTH UN E, Mayor." To this message the premier this afternoon sent the following reply: "1 have your telegram asking for permission to house in drill hall at government expense 900 Hindus landed yesterday at Vancouver. I would understand from such request that these Hindus are paupers, there fore liable to deportation. Minister of interior will send tomorrow spec ial officers to deal with the question. ''WILFRID LAUR1ER." PROTECT THE ASIATICS. Portland, Ore., Sept. 14.—A spec ial dispatch to the Oregouiau from Seattle says: Japanese Consnl S- Hieamidzu has appealed to Chief of Poiioe Wapeu steiu to prevent the Exclusion league from holding any kind of a demon stration that might lead to inciting an irresponsible element aud causing series of race riot in Seattle. A similar demand upon the police chief has been made by some of the news papers, and Chief Wapenstein today sured the Japanese consul tiiat what vei happened he would guarantee hat the Asiatic quarters are not in aded by a mob. The Japanese consnl declared that is couutrymeu are not arming them 'Ives to resist an attack, and he in isted the Japanese would do nothing inoite trouble aud-relied wholly pon the police force to protect them. Efforts of the Exclusion league to otnpel the chief of police to disarm he Japanese and Chinese will not ave any effect upon the officials, 'hey will pay no more attention to torage of arms in foreigners' homes lau they will in American homes, ut will arrest any person, native or feigner, who is found to be carry ig a gun. BOOTHE OFF FOR AMERICA lvation Army Commander Says Farewell. London, Sept. 14.—Men and worn wearing uniforms of the Salvation my filled Eustou railroad station terday, a large party haviug as abled to bid farewell to General othe, who left Londou for Liver id, where he will embark on the lan line steamer Virginian for ehec, in which city he will begin campaign which is to extend over uada and the United States. The 18 years young" general, as he de ibes himself, appeared to be as rty as possible, considering his From the railroad car he hand the reporters a message as fol »>i WILLIAM BOOTH. ''Ouoe more, goodbye, dear old England. I leave your shores oi what-T believe is the Master's busi ness. As I contemplate the future, 1 rely more than ever on the panacea for lessening the mins, inequalities and tyrannies of the world, namely, the regeneration of the individual by the power of God. " Before entering his car, General Booth presided at a prayer meeting at the station. Commissioner Nic<d, Colonel Lswley aud Brigadier Cox accompanied General Booth to Cana da. DOUBLE-TRACK LINE TO COAST Said to Contemplate Spending $ 100 , 000 , 000 . Portland, Ore., Sept. 14.—A special to the Oregonian from Chi csgo says: As a result of his trip throughout the northwest, and owing to his un bounded faith in the continued pros perity of the country, E. H. Harri man has approved plans for spending between 875,000,000 and $100,000, 000 to complete what he believes to be tbe beat double track transconti nental railway system in the country. His plan contemplates the construc EDWARDH. HARRIMAN. tiou of a low-giade, double-track rail way from Chicago to the Pacific coast at San Francisco, Portland and Seattle, and its operation over the mountain sections by electrict.v gen erated by water power from the Rock ies and the Sierras. The completion of this enterprise practically will have the effect of ad diug three siugle-tracks roads so far as capacity to handle tonnage is con oerned. to the transcontinental sys tems. List of Advertised Letters. The following letters remain un called for at the postofflce: Miss Helen Anderson, Andrew Anderson, Nets Anderson, Mrs. Chas. Ablerts, Thomas Beauchamp, John H. Boomer, Prauk Bolton. All>ert Hales, Charlie Boyd, Jakov Bro iovich, D. T. Bouney, Carl H. Burch, John Clark. Mrs. E. J. Coniey, Mrs. Ida Cheuowet. Sidney Chery, W. C. Crook, Andrew Orem cans. Mrs. Dora Chandler. Pal Coss, Mrs. W. R. Durkin, Mrs. Helen Day, Geo. Davidson, Mrs. Kate Day, Mrs. 8. 8. Derosht, Hugh Elliott, Pete Eusterbrook, Mable Ellis, J. E. Emerson, John Elejsou, A. E. Flowers, Walter Flocb. O. Kraucb, Cnarles Ferguson, Fowler Games company, George Fiost, Miss Kalhei een Groth, A. F. Greufir, Jaims Hetberiugton, Jacob Hoper, OJaf Uadluud. John Hedbergh, Gordon Holdreu. Mrs. Paul Hirlinger. Mrs. W. O. Hatch, Mrs. W. L. Hite, Mrs Nellie Harris, Mias Ida Hawkius, W. Jake Jeueon, C. E Johnson, H. R. jjordugan, Evan A. Jackson. Elmer Karlson, Emil Kvisto, Henry Knud eon, Harry Lloyd, Alfred Lind. ■Paul Larson. Mrs. Gerioe Lorendjvu, J. C. Lawerenoe, John Molande, Joaeph Meives, Conrad Miller, Jim McCatfery, Hugh McDonald, H. P. Miller, Gus Mathews. Willie Meyeis. J- 8. Murphy. F. J. McFarland, Mrs.. Frank Miller. C. Myers, Mrs. W. M. MoCaspey, Cirvll Necas, Andrew Nelson, N. T. Nelson, John Nielson, Jessie Nogler, Olaf Olson, H. Olson, Tom Olson, John Oisou, Albert Per kius, F. R. Potter, F. Peterson, Miss Rhoda Prestoi, Biuestem Supply com pany, Claude Rauisey, Otto Steiner, Mrs. Wairen Smith, Albim Sand storm, Miss Anglen Smith, James Smith, Mr. Strahomra, Emil Staiviv sky, Gauaeohe Stauasotf, Jo Svanson, Miss Pearl Scbearer, Miss Reeta Swanson, Miss Georgia Smith, Clyde Schumaeker, Alex Trecb, J. M. Tiu dal, W. Willeox, Gust Wilson, R. D.' Wright, Sarah White, Walter Weber, Ralph Wright W. B. Yookey. Please say advertised when calling or the above. J, M. ELDER, Postmaster. Mis. Entertains Friends. J. M. Elder entertained about 30 of her friends this afternoon at her home on Lakeside, near Seveuth street. The amusement partook of an educational nature, prizes being giv en for the one who gave correctly the greatest number of answers aud also to the one who maintained the best reputation for deportment. The ua stutium leaf afforded the plate upon which the refreshments were served. The color scheme was varied A most enjoyable afternoon it proved to lie. TRAIN ROBBERS ESCAPE Spokane, Wash., Sept. 14.— Al though several posses arc scouring the country in the vicnity of Rondo Sid ing, Mout. six miles west of Rex ford, Mont., aud 200 miles east of Spokane, where the Oriental Limit ed, the crack train of the Great Northern railway, was held up and robbed by bandits early Thursday morning, no clue as to the where about of the highwaymen has yet been obtained, according to a statement given out yesterday at the office of General Superintendent S. F. Forrest of this city. F. E. Ward of St. Paul, Minn., the company's general manug has offered a reward of 85000 for tile arrest and conviction of each of tbe robbers. Two new posse*, one at Kexford, tbe other at Kalispell, Mont., were marshaled yesterday and started out iu search of the train rohbers. Harry Diaper s bloodhounds are still in the field hut have so far falied to strike any promising trail. Railway officials here assert that! they have received no word from the tast as to the amount of loot secured by the bandits in tlie express cat. Passengers relate stories about one of the robbeis having n huge roll of greenbacks in his hands and say thatj he remarked to the tramp that was stealing a ride: "1 guess this will help some. " Railway officinis point to the fact that whenever a train robbery occurs the first reports always are to the effect that tbe bandits obtained gieat loot. "The Mayor of Tokio" The Mayor of Tokio," earned enough applauses ami popularity last night at the New York Theater to have elected him the Mayor of Great er New York" said the N. Y-, Herald the morning after the the piece was produced last season. Chicago liked The Mayor of Tokio," where it played for almost 200 nights and it was one of the most successful music al pieces offered in New York. If.-I It is full of tbe quaint humor for wihich Richard Carle is famous. Tbe dialogue is witty and tbe lyrics are funny lending themselves readily tr the tuneful music, with which tbe opera abounds. Manager Gaites has .given tbe piece a new diess of scen ery and costumes and a company LIPT0N WILL RACE AGAIN Issues Challenge Through Royal Irish Yacht Club. London, Sept. 14.—Sir Thomas Lipton will seud a challenge for Ametica'a cup. Sir Thomas admit ted that the Royal Isish Yacht club was challenging in his behalf, and that a cable dispatch on the subject would be sent to the New York Yacht club today, advlaing them that challenge for tbe cup would b > for warded on the Umbria, which will touch at Queenstown Sunday next. From other sources It was learned that Fife would be asked to design Sir Thomas Llpton'a challenger.if he is not already at work on the mode of the Shamrock IV', for that ia to be tbe name of the new yacht. It has been reported that Sir Thomas intends to send two yachts across the Atlantic, and that after trying them out on Sandy Hook courses, he will enter the best of the two in the races for the American cup, but it is understood that this can nut be done without the cnaseut of the New York Yacht clob. To make room for new stock, we will sell wail paper from 15 to 50 per cent off for the next few days. Fourth Street Fair. ! of fifty people, day, Sept. 17. ] Auditoriura, Tuea New Bank for St- Maries S. Guy Sargent, vice president of the First National bank, returned last evening from seveial days' stay at St. Maries. He reports everything is on the hum in the river city and many improvements are being made. A new bank and trust company lias been formed and will be incorporat ed at once. Tbe chief man interest ed in the oonoeru is Attorney John ston, of Chicago, 111. He has been | connected in business with tbe bank j ink house of N. W. Harris for which I he bought bonds very extensively. The establishment will be incor J porated as the Kootenai Bank & Trust 1 company with capitalization of $25 000. It is uulintended to do a gen oral banking business; however bank *ng wtll be carried on. He was in j the city a few days ago investigating the Coeur d'Alene city ball bonds. -— ! j j ! j Surprise Party. A number of young people most agreeably surprised Miss Bessie Dunn last evening at her home at the cor uer of Fifth and Montana streets. Miss Duuu leaves Monday evening for Moscow. Idaho, where she will attend the state university the eusniug year. graduated last spring with honors ( ro u, the Coenr d'Alene high school, it on acoonnt. of her inteuded absence from the city that the fare well part was given. The visitors carried with them re freshments whicti all enjoyed. Games and music were the amuse ments for the evening. Those present were Katherine Dun levy, Kathleen McFarland, Nellie McGovern, Mary Prather, V'iola Fal lon, Adelyn Young, Edith Marshall and Bernice Robertson and Messers Almou Gist, Hawthorne Gray, Will -Sander, Will McFarland, Odd Young K. L. Walkei aud Hoy Weston. CITY IN BRIEF Mr. and Mrs Guy Golqubuuu will leave tomorrow for Wisconsin, where they will spend several weeks. The puh'lc library received during the week 15 volumes which will be placed upon the shelves They are chiefly recent fiction. The county commissioners will leave Monday for a trip up tbe Coeur d'Alene river where they will inspect the roads and bridges. They will tie gone for several days. This ia their first trip into that country on a tour of inspection. The new 8t. Joe tug is being tilted up with a flue lot of machinery. Tbe boiler and engine were installed yesterday. The tug Tornado Is on dry dock undergoing repairs. The wheel is be- j ing altered. Branson A Max, tbe hardware men, j have a woman today demonstrating tbe superior qualities and value of Cbi-namel, an interior finish. It shows that this particular varnish ia very durable aud retains it color and brightness under all conditions, even tbe worst of usage. HARRIMAN TO FIGHT HILL New Line to Butte Means Open War of Giants Lewiston, Idaho, Sept. 14—An open rupture between the Hill aud Harrlman forces, and the abrogation of the agreement which bronght about tbe building of tbe line between Grangeville and Kiparla under joint construction and tor joint construc tion and for joint use of the two roada, ia likely to result soon. The Hist indication was shown yesterday In Sling articles of incorporation in Salem, Ore., of the Bitter Root rail way, which is to be built lrotn Spaulding, Idaho, to Butte, Mont. For some thus signs of an eruption have cropped out, and railroad ofllc isle have recently declared that a break In the agreement would occur before tbe Grangeville line In com pleted. Tbe fact that Harritnan. un der the guise of the Bitter Root rail road, is Invading the Clearwater country, ia taken by many to iudi cate that he has thrown the gage of battle which Hill will have to notice. The Oregon Railroad & Navigation company will have tbe Hiparla line aoroae the river from Lewiston com pleted In leas than a mouth, and it la id they will build along the north bank of tbe Clearwater river to Spalding, where a bridge will be built across the stream, and the aouth JAMES J. HILL Dank followed aloug the Clearwater river across the Bitter Root divide into Butte, Mont. Hill will then be compelled to build dowu tbe east batik of tbe 8uake river to Riparia, where be will connect with his North Bauk road. » it is regarded here that Lewiston will probably be the theater for one of the greatest railroad dramsa in the history of the northwest, In which Titans will tight for mastery. MURDERER CONVICTED Lewiston, Idaho, Hept. 14.—Thom as Kagan was convicted last evening of attempted murder of Hilda Carl son. The jury returned a verdict after two hours' deliberation. Part of tbe morning was given over to rebuttal testimony and tbe rest of tbe dav to arguments. Prosecuting Attorney Griffith pleaded for con viction, while Attorney Wallace Scales passionately appealed to the juty to bring in a verdict of not guil ty by reason of insanity. Judge Steele's instructions were brief and distinct, dwelling little on questions of insanity. Tbe jury re tired to its deliberation at 5 o'clock, but nothing was done until after sup per, when only a few ballots weie taken, the majority voting for convic tion from tbe start. No demonstra tion was shown by citizens of Grangeville. Kagan shut bis pretty sweetheart, Hilda Carlson, and her 3-year-old brother, June 20, after pleading with her to effect a reconciliation. He ia bachelor railroad conductor, *wioe tbe age of the pretty Swedish ter mer's daughter, who jilted him for Roy Hughes, a young suitor. Hilda and her little brother recovered a~d testified against Kagan He wi ll be sentenced later In tbe term. NARROWLY ESCAPE DEATH Rider and Horse Fall Into Sew er Ditch. Considerable excitement prevailed laat evening about 6 o'clock when a young man mounted upon a white cay use fell into a aeven foot aawei ditch on Fourth, between Coenr d'Alene and Indiana avanua. The ditch extended into tbe street and wan easily aeen by either pedes trian or horseman however, the oay use shied and pranced when nearing the sewer ditch and the tightening of the reins only served the purpose of turning the buna's band from the point of danger, it fell over the em bankment throwing the rider Into the aeveu foot ditch head downward, the horse itself closely following the man. The latter had the preseuoe of mind to crawl hurriedly to the other end of the ditch whioh was about 20 fact long aud thus es caped tbe fating horse. Neither was severely injured aud after tbe crowd which quickly asaetubled had extri oated tbe horse and rider, they disap peared down the street at full a gal lop. The name of man was not not ascertained. CUT THE COPPER OUTPUT Reduction of About 40 Per Cent at Butte Mines. Butte, Mont., Hept. 14.—Overpro duction of cooper and a temporary lull In demand for the red metal has caused tbe Amalgan ated Copper com pany to curtail its output. Orders have been issued by which the output of the Amalgamated properties will be reduced to about 40 per cent of normal production, from 20,000,000 pounds to about 7,000,000 pounds per mouth, and In tbe future no work will tie done on Huudays. Curtailing the production to 40 per cent of normal production will mean a reduction in tbe working forces that will throw about 5000 men out of employment. When the mines will resume a full force is problematical. The Diamond mine will be olosetl| and work at the Belmont will be completely sus|>ended. The Gagnon and Parrot mines are also shut dowu. JibuGillio, general superintendent of the Amalgamated properties, acting under Managing Director John D. Ryan, stated that there would be no general shutdown at the present time. Frank Lemuier was called today to 8t. Maries on business. The corpse of a woman is to be embalmed. HONORS JAP STATESMEN Tokio, Hept 14 — Viscount llayaslii, minister of foreign affairs, has been promoted to the ranks of count, and M. Motono and M. Kurino have been crated barous in recognition of their services in concluding treaties with France aud Russia. VISCOUNT HAYASH1.