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CCEUR D'ALENE PRESS
EVENING EDITION
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PRESS PUBLISHING COMPANY
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P'lDII.Der
PRESIDENT AND PANIC
The Uterei')' Digest box Hummed
up press opinion on the effect the
panic will have on the president's
popularity. It says that some months
ago. when congratulated by a friend
on his phenomenal popularity, Pres
ident Roosevelt—according to news
paper report—predicted that, should
a period of "hard times" visit the
country before his term of office ex
pired, he would become the most un
popular of Presidents. Europe, ac
cording to a number of cable dis
patches, is Inclined to think that
this unpopularity has already over
taken him us a result of the severe
financial shake-up from which the
country is only now regaining its
equilibrium. Thus the Paris Matin,
once his ardent champion, now re
gards him as a fallen Idol, and as
serts that this panic "will be record
ed in history as the Roosevelt panic."
He has proved his destructive capaci
ty, says the same paper, by killing
bears and wiping out billions of
dollars In values. In the United
States, however, very few papers
which were not already conspicuously
aaU-Roaeevelt in their attitude at
tempt to saddle him with responsibil
ity for the panic, altho some inde
pendent sheets ask whether possi
bly the famous "Roosevelt luck" may
not be breaking at last. The foreign
grass observe that of late, for the Brat
time In years, Mr. Roosevelt does not
Bgure like a colossus In the dis
patches from America. The Augusta
(Oa.) Chronicle (Hem. 1 characterise*
the President as "our chief panic
maker," and remarke almost resign
edly that he "can't help being a dis
turbing element.'' So far, says the
Richmond Times-Dispatch (Dem.)
"the most conspicuous act of his ca
reer has been that panic which will
ever bear his name." Whether or
not this Is to be known as the Roose
velt panic, aaya the New York levell
ing Poet (Ind.), la comparatively un
important; "the certain and algnltt
eant thing ia that It will be known
aa a Republican and high tariff
panic." The perilous operations of
Helnse, Morse, Thomas, and others,
and their elimination by the Clear
ing-house from the New York bank
ing situation, may have been the
apark, aaya the New York Globe
(Rep.), but there would have been
no blase If thsre had not been accu
mulating for montha "a great tinder
heap of unnecessary suspicion." Mr.
August Helinout. in s letter to the
Civic Federation, places the blame for
"the present precarious condition of
the financial la tercet* of the United
States" upon President Roosevelt.
"Hall Caeaar! We who are about to
buat aaiute thee " Ironically exclaim*
the New York Sun.
Many papers, on the other hund,
repudiate with ridicule the Idea that
the president's policies are the cause
of the recent loss of confidence and
impairment of credit in the nnancial
world. "The charge to grotesque,"
says the Chicago Daily Newa (Ind ).
"This sort of doctrine will not pre
vail, because it to nonsense." remarks
the St. Joseph News snd Press tlnd ).
He has destroyed confidence in what?
In a bunco game? asks the Pittsburg
Leader (lad.). Rooseveltlsm to not a
point of danger, asserts the Phila
delphia North American (Ind. Rep.),
which quotes the published etateiueal
of a committee of New York bankers
to ths effect that "there to no trouble
among the banka except what has
been rat used by the bad management
of bad men." The attenmpt to place
the responsibility upon Prealuent
Roosevelt's policies and utterances,
aaya the Philadelphia Press I Rep ),
"was so wide Of ths mark that It
would havs been amusing if the
country had been in n mood to be
amused." It may be true, admtta the
Topeka State Jouraal (Rep.), that
the President has "destroyed confid
ence" by turning on the light; but
an, It adds, "does the individual who
shows up the loaded dice with which
the gambler play*--people hoe con
fidence In that gambler." Mr. Bry
an also breaks a lance in the Presi
dent's defease, and admonish** the
public "not to blame the sheriff, but
the hume-thlef."
The best way to Injurs business
and create n panic to for every one
to begin to cry panic, panic. The
facts are that there to no panic out
side of Wail street snd speculative
circles. To frightan people by a cry
of panic to juat what will help It
along and It to mot business nor good
policy to do so. Don't be a pessimist;
ha aa optimist; look cut the bright
■Ids of things; pass down th* street
of smiles Instead of traveling down
the street of sighs. If business men
cry panic and hard times they may
expect the people to adopt the same
methods. The panic now axiets in
name only, and no on* to justified in
jeopardising th* prosperity of the
people by raising s false alarm.
Bryan baa defined bis position re
garding th* presidential nomination.
He does not seek the honor and says
the convention should select the man
who can unite the party and curry
the greatest strength for democrat
ic principles.
The Idaho and eastern Washington
lumber companies have started a suit
to compel the railways to restore old
freight rate* on lumber. The action
to brought to save the Industry snd
protect their business interests
against wbst the lumber companies
consider an unjust tariff.
The newspapers of the country are
promised the support of the presi
dent in an effort to deal the paper
trust a death blow by the removal of
the tariff. The trust to now hiding
behind protection and with the tar
iff removed It will have aome lively
competition.
Paying For Magalficeaee.
The revelations exposing the greed
suit waste In the building up of New
York's street transportation system
show the evil which must be faced by
communities aspiring to magnificence.
There to always a reason why men
have the daring to betray Interests In
trusted to them. They find that they
can aafely count upon the selfishness
or vanity of the public to blind their
ordinary caution.
It to the fashion in great cities to
think that strong names can do any
thing. Power is given to corporations
because of the men who stand sponsor.
But as hna been shown of late, power
snd public confidence sometimes make
the temptation to do wrong. The loot
ing tienk officer hopes to make good
some time. Ho the crooked president
and trustee lutends to even up on the
shady deal before It to exposed. A
system of publicity for all deals in
volving franchises would lessen a
man's chance* and to that extent less
*n his temptation.
This "stealing electricity" from the
lighting corn pa u tea which we read
about to not done by tapplug the feed
current, but liy plsylog tricks to turn
the meter backward. The desire to get
something for nothing never overlooks
a half a chance.
All the popular novelists have'dis
carded middle names for their heroes,
While a few of them pay a deserved
compliment to their reader* by killing
them off quicker than formerly.
To "make the punishment fit the
crime" in that new and thriving In
dustry of stealing pianos out of apart
ment houaes the neighbors of ths vic
tims should be given a say.
Aa a thrifty brigand Ratoult doubt
less hope* th* sultan of Morocco will
have luck in hie efforts to fill his cof
fers by a big foreign loan.
Th* girl who "married in bast*" by
telephone doesn't repent th* marriage
so much as she doss tbs act of getting
th* wrong number.
Logically If there are "slaful rich"
there must be righteous rich. Bo
things are not hopeless after all.
October—mouth of bridals-now has
a record aa the month of sloperaente.
Nothing Doing.
A playwright discussed st a dinner
in New York the art or acting.
"I believe." said he. "in subtlety aud
restraint. A nod. a shake of the head,
a silent pan**- thee* things are often
more effective than th* most violent
yelling and ranting.
"Life to like that, subtle and silent
What, for Instance, could be more ex
pressive than this scene, a scans with
out a spoken word, that I once wit
neased In the country?
"An undertaker stood on a corner
near a noble mansion. Ht elevated bis
brows hopefully snd inquiringly as s
physician came from the house. The
physician, compressing his Ups. ebook
his bead decidedly and hurried to his
carriage. Theu the undertaker, with
a sigh, passed on."
Mary Knew All About It
Little Mary's father had been teach
ing her to walk properly. "Walk alow
iy ami turn out your toss." ho adroou
•shed her.
While she was undergoing this touch
ing she attended Sunday school on*
day. Th* golden text was, "Teach mo
to walk honestly." After reciting It
s evera l time* th* teacher asked:
"Who knows what that moans?"
"1 do." replied little Mary. "Walk
atowly and turn out yoor toes."
His Beetle Imagination.
"Doesn't th* delay at th* telephone
annoy yon?"
"No," said Uw slow spoken person.
"I hind of like silence and aoiltade,
and I never feel more akin* than I do
with th* receiver at my ear and no
Sound save that of a low aad vote*
now and then in th* dark distance that
aigha, 'Waiting r "- Washington Star.
A SINGULAR DUEL
--- I
How the Death Penalty Was Adminis
tered to Two Indians.
Th# following story Illustrates very
well one of the characteristics of the j
Indian, as it shows that Indiana, as a j
rale, did not mind dying so much as 1
they were particular about the method.
It was a good many year* ago at Pine !
Ridge, when there was trouble with i
the Cheyenne*. Major Cooper was
there a* agent, and there were two
young Cheyenne* who were badly j
wanted for murder. They had way-1
laid and killed a prospector. They 1
wore not caught, anil.the chances were j
that they would not be unless the sol- ,
diets were called hi. If this were done j
It was likely to precipitate trouble i
with the whole trll>e, and Major Coop
er laid the case before the headmen. •
They were told that if the soldiers
were sent for there would surely be
trouble and were requested politely to
ask the two erring buck* to come in
and bo hanged.
Word was sent to the two young
Indians, Head Chief and Young Mule,
who were out iu the hills. They sent
word buck that they had no objection
to dying If It would keep the rest of
the tribe out of trouble, but that if
they had to die they preferred to die I
fighting, and they wanted it distinctly
understood that they wonld not be
hanged. It was entirely against the
customs of the government, but rules
did not go for much In those day*.
Results were the chief things, and
Major Cooper sent word to them that
If they wanted a fight be would risk
accommodating them. A date was set
and early In the morning they rode to
ward the agency, fully armed. Major
Cooper was out to meet them, aud the
r*st of the tribe, the potential hostile*,
were gathered on the hills to see fair
play. The agent rode out Into the
open and slipped off his horse, using It
for cover and shooting across the sad
dle.
The two young Indluns galloped up
to within shotting distance and com
menced circling, hnnglng on the off
side of their ponies and shooting un
der their necks and across their head*.
The tacit understanding was that If
they were killed It was all right, but
if they got the agent they would pull
out into the hills aud wait for some
other challenger. The fight did not
last long. Cooper had a heavy buf
falo gun and killed one Indian, shoot
ing him through the body of his horse.
The other kept on circling, and several
shots were exchanged till the Indian
was shot through the laxly. He knew
It would t>e all up with him In a few
minutes aud charged, shooting as he
came. But the agent's luck held good,
snd he was dropped withlu fifty yards.
The law was satisfied, and the agent
was able to report officially to Wash
ington that the Indians had lieen ex
ecuted.—Washington Star.
What It a Midshipman?
By luck I for the first time in my
Ilfs have found a plausible derivation
for mldshlpmnn. It would apiiear that
in the days Immediately after the flood
the vessels were very high at the ends,
between which there was a deep
"waist," giving no ready means of
passing from one to the other. To
meet tills difficulty then* were employ
ed a class of men, usually young and
uteri, who from their station were
called midship men, to carry messages
which were not subject for the trarn
l*#t shout. If this explanation holds
wuter. It, like forecastle and after
guard and knlghtheads. gives another
instance of survival of nomenclature
from conditions which have long since
ceased.
Whatever the origin of his, title, it
well expressed the anomalous and un
defined position of the midshipman.
He belonged, so to say, to both ends of
the ship as well ns to the middle, and
his duties and privileges alike fell
within the broad saying that what was
nobody's business was a midshipman's.
When appoluted ns such in later days
he came in "with the hayseed in his
hair" and went out tit for a lieuten
ant's charge, but from first to last,
whatever his personal progress, he
continued as a midshipman, n handy
billy.—Captain A. T. Mahan in Har
per's
The Press Publishing Co., the
Print Shop by the lake, prints for
particular people.
AUDITORIUM
Hat Nhu.Mm-k. Manager
Friday Night, Nov. 15
First visit here of the distin
guished player
Louis James
and His Excellent Company
Presenting the Sumptuous
Revival of
"The Merry
Wives
of Windsor"
Mr James appearing as Falstafi
The greatest comedy organisation in
America
BEATS ON SALE
PRICES: $1.50, $ 1 ,50c
HOME IS NOT FOUR WALLS
And it is th« duty of every parent to provide for the
amusement of their children. There are none too young
nor none too old to enjoy music. A home without
music is almost as bad as a home without a mother.
WITH A
Victor Talking Machine
You can entertain your family and friends with the
World's Greatest Musical Talent
$10 Down
$i a Week
Will Buy one of these
Beautiful Machines
BRING THIS ADVERTISEMENT to our store and let us know what
evenlngwill be most convenient to you and we will give
you an entertainment in your own home absolutely
--— FREE —
New Records Arriving Daily
Sherman Street Music Co.
308 Sherman Street
Phone 125 Black
F. GHORMLEY,
Manager.
Robt. W. Collins
Real Estate lesaraace Investments
A Few Special Bargains
in Residence Property
$2500 A strictly modern
home, very close in, with 6
large rooms, mission finish,
China closets, clothes closets,
bath room complete; concrete
foundation, large cellar with
conerete walls and floor; elec
tric lights, large porches, nice
lawn, good outbuildings. This
is a Snap
$750 Will buy this home, 5
blocks from city High school.
A fine lot, east front, with a
5 room house,with large porch,
clothes closets, etc. Good
woodshed, fine location. A
Bargain.
$900 —W ill take this new four
room residence, close to Cath
olic school. Fine lot. No
Better for the Money.
$1100 A six room residence
very close in; large pantry,
good cellar. Urge porches,
good barn and water. Must
be sold. This is a Bargain.
$450 A good three room res
idence, fine level lot, 4 blocks
from sohoo'.. Another Bar
gain.
We Mak« a Specialty of
Acreage, farm lands and irrigat
ed tracts. We have a large list.
Call and look them over.
Special Bargains in Res
idence Lots.
$1000 Will take this lot, one
block from Opera House, on
Coeur d'Alene street. This is
a Snap.
$1000 — Will buy this fine
level lot, fronting 60 feet on
Fourth street, by 150 feet deep,
with city water piped the full
length of lot, with 2 tape. This
is an ideal spot for a fine
home, and only six blocks
uorth or Postoffice.
"* We have lots in all parts of
the city and uew additions, rang
ing in price from fioo up. Many
of them terms to suit purchaser.
Robt. W. Collins
WtncU Block Coear j'Aktt
KEMP & LeDEAU
REAL ESTATE. INSURANCE AND MINING
Phone a08 3 I 9 Sherman Street
HOUSES FOR SALE
$ 375 Good house i2xl6, large tent, lot 50x130, on Third
street. This is a good bargain.
$ 450 Two room house 14x20, lot 33 1-2x130. House
has been built one year. Is a splendid location.
$ 475 two room house, close in, lot 5oxio8, house 12x24.
This is a big snap. Price will hold out only three
davs. House rents for $8 per month.
$ 500 One room house 10x16, new barn, lot 50X 10. $375
cash and terms to suit purchaser will get this place.
$ 1000 Two room house 14x24, lot 65x132, fine chicken barn,
and located close in on Fourth street. This is a snap.
$ 1200 Five room house on Second street, close in, water
in house, east front, well built, in good repair, lot 50x290.
$ 1200 Four room house on Sherman street between Elev
enth and Twelfth. This is a new house, fine porch,
beautiful lawn. This place is in an excellent neighbor
hood.
$ 1500 Five room house, new, barn, water in house, wired
for electric lights. $5oo cash, balance to suit purchaser.
$ 750 Two room house, barn, new, lot 50x110, water in
house, rents for $8 per month. $380 cash and terms
to suit purchaser will get this property.
$2000 Five room house, uew, large barn, wired for electric
lights, hot and cold water. Fine place, rents for $20
per month.
$ 1100 Five room house, city water, pantry, closets, cellar, large
wood shed, large lot. House is brau new, in Taylor Park
addition. One half cash and balance to suit purchaser will
get this property.
$ 1500 —Five room bouse, 20x28, new and finely finished, in Lake
Shore addition. $700 cash and terms to suit customer.
This place is well worth $2000. Just two blocks from
Sherman street.
$ 1000 —Bran new five room house one block from Central school.
Has large basemeut. good wood shed, lot is extra large and
graded up above street. If taken tbia week can be sold ior
the above price. This is a snap.
$ 750 —New two room house 16x24, size of lot 50x110, water in
in house. Located corner of Eleventh and Young. $350
cash and balance to suit customer.
$1800 — Four acres ground in city limits, good barn, large chick
en house, city water, cloee to school and one block from
store.
We have some fine level lots all set to fruit trees, three blocks
from school, city water mains run right by all the lota. Prices are
from #135 up. Terms are $10 down aud $2 per week.
Why pay rent when we will sell you a lot and build yon *
bouse for a small pajmeut down and a small monthly payment?
List what property yon have to rent with us. We have a large
list of enstomets waiting foi houses.
We haven't a large list of property for sale in the city for the
reason that when property is listed with os we sell it within a tern
days. Were we not selling property every day in a short time onr
list wonld be the largest in the city.
We also have a large list of Alberta farms and Edmonton prop- -
erty for sale. For information regarding this call on us and wt
will be glad to furnish it.

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