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VOLUME 2, NUMBER 66 COEUR D'ALENE. IDAHO. WEDNESDAY fifvENINO, OCTOBER 28. 1907 PRICE FIVE CENTS WESTERN BANKS ARE STRONG Flurry in East is Not Feared by Western Banks Portland, Ore., Oot. 23.—J. L. Hartman, manager of the Portland Clearing Honae association, made the following statement to tbe Associat ed Press regarding banking condi tions in Portland: Tbe financial situation in Portland is remarkably good. Tbe banks of Portland bare more money on hand than at any time in their history. There is scaroely a bank in this terri tory that is not prepared for any emergency. Very few big loans are being made except to wheat and wool buyers. The banks of Portland are careful and eoservative, and operate on an individal basis. Portland is oat of debt and is a loaner and not a borrower. Tbe wisdom of Port land's ultra-conservatism could not be better demonstrated than at this time. " SEATTLE IS FIXED. Seattle Wash., Oot. 23. —C. B. Vandell.secieary of the Seattle cham ber of commeroe, says: There is only one depressing ele ment in tbe local financial aitation as it exits today. That is tbe tendency toward reaotion as a result of too much speculation is realty daring the past 18 months. Otherwise busi ness is just as brisk as it has been for the past five years. "Bank deposits have increased since January 1 from $60,0 00,000 to $72,000,000. There is more money to loan today than ever before. In fact,there Is such an excess that large sums are being sent east for call loans. "The volume of trade with Alaska generally is on the increase. Tbe same is true with all commerce. '' TACOMA BANKS. Tacoma, Wash., Oot. 23.—Ta coma's financial condition has not been so substantial in years as at tbe present time. Heads of the banking institutions are unanimous in the statement that a better situation could not be asked for. Recent fig ures show that great increases in tbe savings department, while general de posits are steadily growing. Recent baok statements reflect unusual so lidity. Farmers and fruit growers are getting unheard of prices for their products. Agricultural vales all over tbe state are enjoying unusual pros perity. Lumber cutting is on a proflt abe basis and wages are good. HAVE CURRENCY. San Francisco, Cal., Oot. 23.—I. W. Helman, president of the Wells Pargo National bank and of tbe Union Trust company, discussing tbe financial situation this morning. Bald. "'There is abundant currency in the banks here for ail purposea, and we are accommodating our regular I SEATTLE HAS PLAGUE Seattle, Wash , Oct. 23. —Mayor Moore yesterday formally requested Governor Mead to request tbe surgeon geperal of the puolio health aud ma rine hopsital servioe to take charge plK *11:; fc arrt *c< THE M'KINLEV MAUSOLEUM, ["he noble mausoleum at Canton flch waa erected as the resting place r the bodies of President McKinley d hia wife and children was built at »st o t over half a million dollars. olients as though nothing bad hap pened, making the usual advance* for the moving and forwarding of orope, of which large shipments are In motion now. 1 do not think any thing la to be feared on account of any of the Sen Francisco commer cial, aavinga and trnat banks. They are in the bands of conservative bankers, not speonlartora, and are all doing a legitimate baknlng business In the various branches. My own banks are not interested in eastern stocks. ' ' "The western country banks," be said, "are creditors of the New York banks, and when they make calls on them, it la for their own money. That is a truth 1 have argued 50 times to tbe New York bankers, bat they fail to recognize It." FINANCIAL CHEER. Halt Lake, Oct. 23.— Baukera here aay the financial condition In this city has never been so g >od. All the banks hold large reserves and none of them are apprehensive as to the out look. Tbe volume of business here shows a large increase over last year and tbe amount of money in circula tion, as shown by clearing house re ports, is considerably larger than at this time last year. Tbe flnaonial news from the east was reflected on the mining exchange here. Stocks showed a decline of 2 to 13 cents per share. Conservatives were in no rash to sell and this tend ed to steady the tone of the market. ROAD DISOBEYS COMMISSION 0. R. & N. Pays No Attention to Orders of State. Kahlotua, Wash., Oct. 22.—The O. R. A N. company, in the face of the order from the railroad comuis sion to make connections with tbe Nothern Pacific at Connell, has re fused to even let the contractors trana fer their freight at Connell, aa they will not famish oars. All supplies and material coming into Kahlotua from the Northern Paeiflo aie either switohed onto the O. R. <k N. tracks at Garfield or Walnla- This is a shrewd move on the part of th» O. R A N., as it gives them a chance t< load Northern Paoiflo cars back t< Albina with wheat. While freight was being trausfered at Connell the O. R. A N. had to furnish their own cars to haul the supplies from Con nell to Kahlotns. They now get more money foi freight, besides getting the use of th» oars. It is favorable to the grain companies, as it gives Kahlotua twioe as many empty cars for loading wheat to Albina. of the prophylactic measures that may be necessary to stamp oot bubonic plague in Seattle, and Governor Mead immediately wired the department at Washintgon Tbe city counoi. bad prepared an ordinanoe providing for a bouDtv on rats, and tbe board of health yesterday divided the city into sanitary districts for the purpose of waging a war on rata and also for the purpose of cleaningMip the city The Chinese and Japanese colonies through the leaders of each, have volunteered cooperation with tbe health efflcere in tbe work of extermi nation. There has been bat one death from the plague in Seattle, and there are no oases under suspicion st present- Tbe entire campaign is prophylactic, aDd Dr. E. E. White of tbe public health and marina hospital servioe. stationed here, is already practically in charge of tbe work. Rat guards are being installed on the hawsers of every vessel in port, and tbe city ordinance for tbe ex termination of rata is being enforced, City county nnd state henlth officials ars working together, and eltiiens of all nil----are cooperating with them, No apprehension ia felt here con earning the spread of tbe plague, nnd evsry city of Puget sound Is taking d roper raasuroa to prevent Its nppaai HUNTEB IS INJURED Alone In the Woods Seven Days Without Food. Bntte, Mont., Oot. 23.—Pete 0*1 lan, a well known Bntte man, who went into the mountains on a haunt ing trip with Captain Day Stivers several weeks ago and who waa re cently reported aa lost, la safe and la now at Drummond recuperating from hia rough experianoe of aevan day* in tha billa without food or shelter. This information waa brought to tha city by Captain Stivers and hla party, who arrived home thia morn ning. The party oonsiited of Captain Stivers, A. T. Morgan, Jaek Gille spie, Pete Callan and George Wil liams. all Bntte basincM men. "We bed our beaqdoartera on the 8 un river on the summit of the Continen tal divide," said Captain Stivers, in talking about hia trip. "The mis hap to Callan oame about in thia way: One morning Pete strolled out from the camp and abont 10 miles away he oame across e fine specimen of ball elk. Pete brought him down all right hot tba bull jumped him aud knocked him in tbe head. He i rendered noconaoioua, 1 guess, for a time and as he did not return to camp we gave op all idea of look ing for game and began to search for him. "Jack Gillespie and 1 had our ef forts rewarded by finding him jnat about at the point where he shot the elk. He waa alive and that waa all. He had been without nourishment of any kind for seven days. We put him on a pack boras and brought him to camp abont 10 miles away. It was a close call for Pete." COMMISSION MEETS The sewer oommisaon met today in the council chambers. The com mission allowed bills, presented by John P. Gray, tbe apeoial sewer at torney, by the members of the com mission and by the oontracor, ag greagting about $11,000, $9,727 being tbe estimate for tbe past month of the contractor. The laying of tbe Foster street sewer waa discussed. It will be re membered tbia is beyond the eewer ditrict, however, the contractor laid a sewar there in acoordanoe to tba plans of tbe oivil engleer. The citizens are not obliged to pay tbe BISHOP JOLTS BROKERS "What Would Jesus Do in Wall Street." New York, Oct. 21.—Standing In the open air in front of tbe old Cus tom bouse with 5000 Wall street men jammed about him, tbe Right Honor able and Right Reverend Arthur Fol ey Wiuningtou Ingram, lord bishop of London, preached a sermon yester RIGHT REV. A. F. W- INGRAM. j - And when be bad finished there was a pretty general Impression among 51 , bearers that he had warned them metaphorically that there ia much more visible reason for potting faith in God than in watered stock, since no lord bishop ever spoke in Custom House square before, and be most of Wall street bad never j has id a lord bisbop speak anywhere, the throng that gathered about tbe where tbe Rev. Wilkineon, tbe W *j| treat chaplain, usually preaches at noon, was very curious and con taioed representatives of every bank ing an d broking house In the street, Bisbop Ingram nrrivnd in un nnto : mobile just ns Mr. Wilkinson pre sen ted n handsomely bound Bible to i blushing Police Captain Hogan, for AFTER SMELTER TRUST Unele Sam Hay laveattgate Federal Company. Washington, Oot. 23.—There la exoelient authority for the assertion that the government will proeeed next against tba smelter trust by seixurs of Interstate routed oar* of ore, if anooeeafnl in the case against the to bacoo trust at Norfolk, Va., where 8,750,000 cigarettes were seized under the Sherman anti trust law. Inaamnoh as the Federal Mining and Smelting j company, operating In the Coear d'Alene mining relgon, la a constituent of the Guggenheim waiter trust, the traffic controlled by the Federal company In western states will likaly oome under the ban in further proceed inga. A department of juatios officially speaking of the matter, gave such strong intimation of the foregoing that no other oonclusion is lett aa to the government'* intentions. "If the government Is ancee sf nI in the tobacoo trnat seixurs case will it proceed against othar trusts?" ue was saked. "Tbe government will nut be limited ss to sny other trust,'' be re plied. "Will it proceed against the Standard Oil and smelter trusts?'' "1 aay sgain it will not be limited as to any other trusts." It is known that the investigation of tha smelter trust, going on for months, has esabltsbad beyonddoubt that tbe Federal la part of tbe smelter tiust. If successful in tbe tobaoco case, the government may legally seize every oar of interstate ore which is controlled by the smelter trust or any constituent company. bill. Tbe aewer comm lesion did not determine ita action, leaving tbe subject open for the attorneys to de oide. The eommmiaaion accepted a deed of easmeot from Wright & Steele and from the Granite Investment com pany. This sasmsnt permits the sewer to be laid through block U, rather than to be ran down Third street to the lake and then to follow tbe eleotrle line. This) deed will allow the sewer to be laid where the alley would have been, had it not been vacated. It is said to be better and no more expensive. eflloient guard work at previous bear lags. Then bs presented another to tbe lord bishop, which the letter said bs would cherish very mnoh, coming as it did from a wall street eoogrs gat ion. WATERED STOCKS. Then he got down to the watered stocks immediately by way of a pret ty parable. "1 saw a boy In a London fog banging onto a string,*' aaid the bishop, "and wheu I asked him what he had be replied, 'a kite.' And 1 asked him how he kuew he had a kite when he couldn't see it, and he re plied, '1 know 1 can't see it, sir, bat 1 can fsel it's pall.' " "That was the auwaer to all peopls who won't smbrace religion because they mu not see God with their own eyes," tbe lord bishop said- "We won't believe in God because we ean't see him, yet we believe Impli city in things of life which we never see—and some of these things do not exist. Is it tbe miracles that pat God without your range of real Then tell me how ycurBouday dinner becomes n part of your body that same day. Or tell me the difference be tween n live body and a corpse "But of God there Is ample evid enee. There's the well-ordered world nnd millions of sans floating In tba anu minions 01 suns Doming in ine circles through infinite spaoe—the.. j Jnat as tang ibis to every man as tbe puli to the little boy's kite." "WHAT WOULD JEHUS DO?" Then tbe lord bishop finished abruptly with a question anenwMred are the infiuite things of everyday Ilfs 1 — there's tbe pall at tbe conscience, and sn admonition that may have been caustic or 00 L in Wall "What would Jaeo* do street?" be asked suddenly. Then, I with a wave of hi* hand : "Yon My 1 yon believe In tbe teeobiugs of Jmus Christ, but what have you done to j spread bis kingdom? What are you doing to spread his teachings In your busineM and in your borne?*' Tbe sermon was received in silence but Dr. Ingram shook hands with Mversl hundred ot bis bearers he fore leaving tbe street. NATIONAL POLITICS Congressional Committee is After President Roosevelt Washington, D. O., Oot. 18.— Special Correspondence—President Roosevelt will find upon his return hers from his bear hunt, that n revolt against hia politicos will naed hla at tention. A desperate loUrueoinsl fight la Impending In the ranks of the Re publican leaders or control of the party organisation. Tha praaidency and congreaa la at staka. Legislation In the coming congress depends upon the preliminary skirmish. Tbs re moval of the headquarter! of the re publican congressional commits#, from New York to Washington aa tbe first open step taken to notify Praai dent Room veil that hla anticipated effort to dominate congraM at tha coming cession aa ha did at the last ion will not be tolerated by the Mders. An evidently inspired arti cle in tha Washington Post outlines tbs plans of the reactionary republi can leaders and states their ultima tarn to the PrMident and their threats to thoae republican congressmen who are Inclined to take tips from the White House instead of from tbe speaker- Briefly stated tbe main points sat forth are: Tbs campaign for tha election of Republican members of congress ia to bs entirely distinct from the cam paign for president, especially In col looting and disbursing campaign funds. The status of thorn members of congress who side with President RooMvelrt for more radical legists tion "will be taken account of by tbe oongreMionnl committee In Its future dealing with these same members when they become candidates." Corporations and trusts "that prosper beet when Republicans ars lu power and wbsn republican policies prevsl" are nullified they mast oon tribute to the congressional 00 m mittee, nnd that sny contributions they may make to tbe republican national commute will not count, when favorable legislation Is asksd for. This announced policy of the repub lienn leaders to out loose from the president Is n politics] game for high stakes, and tbs oongessional players evidently don't intend to be short of cash if tbe fat can bs fried out of the corporations. As President Roosevelt said in dealing with Harrimnn for osmpign contributions "we are prsa Goal ineu" and these congressional republican* are equally practical lu their ideas of rising a fund. It will be iutereattng to democrats to notice bow tbe republican mem ber* of ooogreae will line np on these propositions- How many will sdhers to the president's side and who will rally around tipMker Cannon and the other reaoi ionary landers. The re publican members of tbe seriate, of JAM TO SEE PRESIDENT Chattanooga. Tenn., Oot. 23.— Probably,' 30,000 people were in danger of injury last night at the neutral station when PrMident Roots- j velt's specie) train roiled into the shed at 6 : 10 . It was a surging mss of humanity that coaid not be 000 trolled. Tbe demonstration was *< great that it was imposstbls for the president ts speak. He made many attempts, but finally gave up 1 *— cheer* wMalmo* incessant, and Inthr wild rash to get close to the prasi dent's oar women were carried off their fret and had to fight back the svaianebe of humanity Presently the cheering ceased for a little while Then, with all bis vo cal power, Preeident RooMvelt Mid "My friends aud fellow citizens; Be a. quiet a. you c.o, and I'll tr, to My a few wuida in appreciation of this magoifieent oration. Thia U tbe I moat enthusiastic crowd and tbe 1 largest one that baa greeted my arrival lu any eity oa this trip through the j southland." Then the crowd began to surge, Tbe president held np a warning hand. "Don't, don't, don't! My God, people remember there are worn en and children in tbe crowd- It's dangerous. Try to be quiet" ' Tbe prasdeot tried vainly to spank. course, will be divided on similar linen, hut perhaps fortunately for them they will not be compelled to show their hands until tbe republi can* of the bouse have exposed theirs. There is one feature of thin fight that may drew the democrats into it, although on tbs general prlnalple of lotting the enemy fight It oat and then whip tha survivors, it were bet* ter to keep aloof from an tangling alliances with either faction, but try and fores tbs enactment of legisla tion neoaaeary for the best in U r se ts of the whole oountry. President KooMvelt may soak alliaa Id the democratic oamp, who, added to hia own frlande In oongraas, would 00 m • poM a majority. But after the as perlauoa of tbe democrats of the sen ate wbsn tbe railroad rata hill woe being manipulated, dstnucraU will be vary wary of any overtures from President Room veil, for fMr of again being left ia the lurch This puts tha corporations between the upper and the nether millstone. It should result in any dscant trust or corporation magnate deciding to rsfoM to be bled by either faction. If there are any honest trusts It may iuduoe them to Am from such repub lican plundering and to rely upon their constitutional righto and boned government for protection againat tha virtual oonfisoatioa of tbsir assets by the two republican factions which control different braoobM of the government. The beet play PrMident Rooacealt oan make against this revolt, would be to have hla frienda announce c rival candidate for speaker againat tbs arob conspirator Cannon, and lot U bs known that rather than aaa Cannon sleeted be would favor the election of John Hbarp Williams, the democralo loader, aa spMker. The republican reactionary leaders would ba helpless without the spoils of the bouse sod tbe president should he able to oontiol the votes of enough lepubllaen members, who, added to the democrats, would moke a majori ty. It woold only require Just 80 republican*, tariff reformers and rt tiers to do the trlok. Tbe above ia so Interesting and lm portanl that even democratic news must be subMrvleot to it this weak. Next week, however, there msy be equally Important information about democratic matters; for it Is report ed by tbs Bryan literary bureau In this eity that Mr. Bryan will la a few days make announcement of hla future plans. Whether he will de clare himself a candidate for tbe notuiuatioo for president, or decide that he does not oonaider himself tbe most avallabls candidate Is the su preme question. ROBERT MILLER. .The few ssntsocea he had ottered had consumed 19 minutes, end at 6:31 tb« train was signaled to Imvu. Aa It rolled away the president waved a response to ebrers that followed him s* long os bs was in sight. Much Building:. J. H. Green has secured several contracts tor tbs erection of build logs recently,sums of whkeb are near . _____i„.■ « -■------- «>. w|1| M ^lUomTir hia dense at Lakeside and Tenth, In which he resldM. Mrs. Emels, a sta tes in law of James Roche, will build at Hevectb sod Wallace a fit 180 real denes, late which she expects to more. Dr. F. D. Watts will coa st root near Seventh and Indiana, a (' | 1 °* • 00,1 14 *' « r f B * or " * ' Lakeside sad Math tod K S. Mat thews be* about CO untrue led a resi dence for rent near Montana and Seventh- Mr. Green has all t here con 1 recta. Micbeal Forkm, who waa killed yesterday in a logging camp at Mien bay wm buried today in tba tinman Catholic cemetery, Rev. Father T. J. Purcell officiating He had no rela tivM la this locality.