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WBATHE* rOHECAST: TOMOBBIW, BHOWEBB. BLOOD CONTINUES TO FLOW IN STRIKE Employers Claim They Are Working Under Normal Conditions With Regular Number of Men (Scrlpps News Association.) CHICAGO, May B.—Following n lull in the strike violence on Sunday the probabilities for trouble became more apparent this morning when it was declared the big houses would attempt to resume regular operations. They have asked the police for pro tection for the 1200 wagons they ex pect to send out today. The Em ployers' Teaming company will also attempt to Operate TOO wagons under the usual strong guard. Assistant Chief Schluter is to take personal charge of the police today. He intimates there will be no fur ther alliance with the disorderly ele ment or the crowds Which follow the wagons. Tlie mayor's commission to investi gate the strike began work this morning under the leadership of Pro fessor Graham Taylor. It Is not ex pected the commission will be ready to report before the end of the week. It is reported at police headquarters that several hundred strikebreakers returned to St. Louis Sunday, declar ing that they had had enough of the strenuous life In Chlc^o. Etnil Klmber, a union teamster, was shot and seriously wounded by three men In a quarrel over the strike at Clybum and Orchard streets sarly this morning. RUBEN WEIL DIED SATURDAY ■Reuben Weil, owner of the Palace department store, died Saturday night at the Waldeck sanitarium In San Francisco. Heath was tlie result of heart failure, superinduced by asthma nnd overwork. With the merchant at tho time of his death was his wife and brother, Nathan Well, proprietor of the Bos ton store. They left with the body last night for Spokane nnd are ex pected here Wednesday. The funeral will probably be held m soon (Scrlpps News Association.) NJBW YORK, May ».— Attorneys for Nan Pattsrson held a conference with Assistant District Attorney Rand this morning for ths purpose of having Nan Patterson released on n nominal hall or on her own recog nizance. Rand declined to make a decision In the matter until he had consulted with District Attorney Js« rome, who will return to the city this afternoon. Edward J. Spnrenherg, n million aire pawnbroker, Is ready to go on Miss Patteraon's bond In huv amount. He Is a friend of Attorney Levy, Levy said this morning that Miss 110 PARDOn FOR inn \wm (Scrlpps News Association.) WASHINGTON, May B.—The state dep.lll merit was Informed today that, the llrlttsb government refuses the request of Mrs, Maybrlck for a com plete pnrdon. Therefore she will not be able to testify at tho trial of the case Involving tho property of her mother, the Bsrouesa Deroquss, BOWEN IS HOME CSci Ipps News Associating ) NK\v York, May I.—-Minister Bowen was a passenger on the Red Line steamer Philadelphia, which ur rlved this morning from Venezuela. He declined to say anything regard ing the controversy between himself nnd Secretary Loomls. He expected to go to Washington ut once, but on Burt McKay, a colored strike breaker, was attacked by four pickets on tlie elevated platform at State and Van Buren streets at n i nnd was severely beaten. His assailants escaped. McKay was taken to the hospital. The assault created a panic among the hundreds of elevated pass engers who witnessed the affair. Lawyers representing the Employ ers' Teaming company and the 00 la bor leaders temporarily enjoined from Interfering with the teaming concerns argued before Judge Kohl saat today the one question of forc ing labor men to testify before a master in chancery. The labor attorney argued the con cern was merely a subterfuge and lms no standing in the United States courts, having been organized In West Virginia, but did all their busi ness in Chicago, He also argued that If the men were forced to testify it would be a violation of their consti tutional rights not to Incriminate themselves. Deputy Sheriff Robert Nuthall res cued it driver of a United States Ex press company wagon this afternoon at Clark and Randolph streets, wounding four men, whom he arrest ed for Interference with property pro tected by a federal Injunction. Thursday under the auspices of the Elks. Mr. Well was born August 18, 1869, In Trenohln, Hungary, leaving there With an uncle .when 14 years of age, working in stores in Nash ville, Term., Denver and Leadville, Col. He came to Spokane 16 years ago and witli $800 as capital started in a small way In the dry goods business. His fori ime today is estimated at $200,000. Besides the widow there are five children, Patterson would be out of the Tombs and started for Washington by Wed« ueaday at the latest, Lawyer Llmburger, counsel for J. Morgan Smith, appeared before Jus tics Foster this morning and sub mlttod a motion fur the release of the Smiths. Assistant District Attor ney Perkins submitted a motion ask ing ths I Ihe Smiths he held until it waa determined whether the district attornay desired to reindict them. The motions were taken under advise tuent. Nan Patterson seems to be p, rl'eet ly recovered from the strain or the recent trial. learning the president was still In the west he decided not to go until tomorrow. BIGELOW'S SHORTAGE (Scrlpps News Association.) MILWAUKBH, Wis, May I.—The exact amount p. g. Bigelow etn bSSSled from the First National bank was brought out today ut tlie llrst formal ineetta of the creditors, when the bank tiled a claim for $1,117,- --liIS.VS, which Is entirely unsecured. READY FOR NAVY MANEUVERS (Scrlpps News Association.) NORFOLK, Va.. May I,—The bat tleships Missouri, Maine, Kentucky, lowa, Kesrsarga snd Illinois arrived at linniptou Houils for army and navy maneuvers for the defenao of Wash ington, Norfolk und other Chesapeake bay ports. The Spokane Press. W. J. O'BRIEN IS IN TOWN WILLIAM J. O'BRIEN, JR., of Baltimore, Elks' New Grand Ex alted Ruler. He's here. lie with tho biggest antlers In the country He's not named "Preacher" or "Mayor Boyd." He doesn't chew to bacco. Tint all the fawns and all the ant lered beings of Elkdom arc wearing large smiles because the boss Elk of the national held is In town, He's William J O'Brien, grand ex alted ruler of the Benevolent and Pro tective Order of Elks. With him is Mrs. O'Brien. Mr. and Mrs. O'Brien arrived here from Seattle at noon today. They were met nt the Northern Pacific sta tion by Dlatricl Deputy N. E. Nusum and a herd of Elks, who escorted the big antlers to the Spokane hotel, where luncheon was had. This afternoon automobile rides about the city were taken in company with these exalted rules: J. W. Mer ritt, Spokane; Fred Vamlewater, Wall* Walla; J. P. Smith. Wallace, Idaho: Dr. J. B. Burns, North Vakl mn: George M, Temple, Lewleton, Idaho; Fred Kelly, Moscow. Idaho. This evening a dinner will be given to Mr. and Mrs. O'Brien at the home of Mr. and Mrs N. E. Nusum. At night there will be a big re ception at inks' temple from 8 to 9, following Which Will be a supper with plates for 500. Mr. and Mrs. O'Brien will leave tomorrow morning for Butt". Mont. The grand exalted ruler is return ing home after a visit made to the Elks of Honolulu and has been made the recipient Of flattering attentions ever since his arrival in San Fran cisco. MIT 111 DEM TOMI BALIDA, Col., May 8, President Roosevelt arrived here Si 10:10 this morning. His train will reach Denver at 5 o'clock this afternoon, the only stops being at this place, Canon City and Florence. At each place the president will make a speech. DENVER, Col., May 8. —It has been practically decided thnt the president will remain here until 7 o'clock Tueaday morning, when he leaves on a special train over the I'nlon Pacific for Chicago. PRESIDENT TO HANDLE , LOUIS AFFAIR (Scrlpps News Association.) WASHINGTON, May I. —Secretary Tafl announces that he will take no action In the Bowon-Loomla contro versy, which will be trsnsfsrred to tho president. chadwici: HEARING (RorIPPS News Association.) CINCINNATI, 0., May I.—Judge Burton of ths stale circuit court of appeals announced today that he would hear error proceedings In the case of Mrs, Chadwlck, October :i. The prosecution had asked for an earlier hearing. (Scrlpps News Association.) SPOKANE, WASHINGTON, HONDA V. MAY 8, 1905. CONSIDERS SITUATION IS HOW SERIOUS. LONDON, May B.—Baron Hnyashi said today the present situation is serious owing to the great assistance rendered the Russians by France. It Is hoped that ns a result of the negotiations now pending In Paris there will be no inter ference with tho friendly rela tions between Japan and France. Midi OWDIIIP A (UTI fpertnns V .->•»-.-• A scnMnttOn > CHICAGO, May B.—Judge Gross cup this morning delivered an opinion favoring the city's contention that franchises of the city passenger rail ways on the so-called Adams street line, extending from Clark street west to the city limits, expired April 21. Under the decision the city can take over the present street car line or tear it up and build new ones. The line will probably be used to make the first experiment in municipal ownership. TRAIN WRECKED (Scrlpps News Association.) HALIFAX N. S., May B.—The Hal- Ifax express, bound for this city from Montreal, went over an embankment near Dorchester today. The engi neer was killed and many Injured. HAKGIS GETS BAIL (Scrlpps News Association.) LEXINGTON, Ky., May B.— Judge James Hargls was admitted to bail today in the sum of $25,000 following a disagreement of the jury which d ied Hargls on a charge of complicity In the assassination of James Cock rell. ROJESTVENSKY: "WILL TOGO EVER COME?" ARMIES ARE LINED UP FOR ANOTHER BATTLE ID IIP A! MUD P.. M. Letberg, 607 Femwell build ing, reported to the police at mid night last night that he had been held up nnd robbed. Leiberg says he was walking In front of John Krkels' saloon on Front avenue just before midnight when a masked man stepped out from a door way and, pointing a big gun at him, ordered hands up. Leiberg lost no time in obeying the now familiar order In Spokane and shoved his arms up to the breaking point. With the gun pressed against his victim's body, the robber used his free hand to search the pockets of Leiberg, taking therefrom the sum of $12 In money. Leiberg could give no definite de scription of the highwayman. NEW LABOR COUNCIL Thirty-four unions, It Is claimed, have been pledged through the refer endum vote canvassed yesterday to the formation of the new labor coun cil. The unions nre said to have voted unanimously for the organiza tion of the new organization, which will be perfected at a meeting to be held at Central Labor hall next Mon day night. The promoters of the new council say the two old labor bodies will be practically placed out of business with the Induction of the new body. No list of the unions voting to affiliate with the new council is ob tainable at this time. Otlicers are to be elected at the organization meeting next Monday night. SALVATION ARMY MEETINGS. Salvation Army special meetings all this week. Monday night the meetings will he led by Adjutant and Mrs. Andrews. Tuesday night, Staff Captain and Mrs Cass. Wednesday night. Adjutant and Mrs Slote, nationality meeting. Thursday night, musical meeting led by Staff Captain Jost and Adju tant Ward. Friday night, Captain McDonald and Captain Holder will lead. IN 1976 JUDGISQ OTHERS BY THEMSELVES. Morning paper believes everyone swears falsely to the nssessor, or else buys the board of equalization. "Henry Clews gives a list, of 22 men wdiose fortunes range from $15,000,000 to $600,000,- --000, but it la dollars to dough nuts that he did not base his estimates on any Information gained at the assessor's Office." —Editorial Spokesman-Review. RUDOLPH HANGED fHcrlpps News Association.* UNION, Mo., May B.—William Ru dolph was hanged at 10 o'clock this morning for the murder of Pinkerton Detective Charles J. Schumacher, on January 22, 1903. Rudolph nnd George Collins robbed the Rank of I'nion of $14,000 in money and $100,000 in negotiable paper Christmas evening, 1902. Schu macher was killed while heading a posse near Collins' home in Staunton, Mo. Collins was hanged March 2, 1904. MAY ASH Nil TBOOPS LIVINGSTON, Mont., May B.— Manager Merry of the Montana Coal tt Coke company, at HCTT and Al drldge, where the miners have been on strike for five months past, has given out the statement that the striking miners will not be rein stated even though the company should be forced to keep its plants closed for live years, and that a de mand will be made on tlie authorities for protection shortly, when an effort will be made to resume work with nonunion men. It is stated that Gov ernor Toole will be asked for troops. There are about 500 families In volved In this strike. They have been supported by the Western Federation of Miners and also by the donations from the unions of Montana. Several times the company has brought in men from the outside, but they have Invariably left when they learned they were being used as strike break ers. There has been no violence on the part of the strikers. THIRD YEAR. NO. !.>»». PRICE: ONE CENT A General Engagement Is Expected to TaKe Place at Any Time—Rus sian Front Is Fortified for More Than One Hundred Miles (Scripps News Association.) ST. PETERSBURG, May B.—News from the front in dicates that Oyama is pressing Linevitch by advancing by the passes to the east and west of the railroad and that a general offensive movement is in progress. The Rus sians are offering slight resistance, but are falling back on the first line of defense. The Russian advance post covers a front of about 100 miles from Sing Tmantsu on the Liao river in a southeasterly direction across the rail road above Chagtu to the mandarin road. It is believed it is Oyama's purpose to thrust in from the east and turn Kirin and interpose himself between Harbin and Vladivostok, preparatory to an investment of the lat ter place. 'Scrlpps News Association.) SAIGON', May B.—The hospital ship Koshoma has arrived here, indicat ing the approach of Nebogatoff's squadron, which passed the straits of Malacca Friday. Sixteen cargo ves sels are now lying off Cape St. Jacques, A large Russian squadron Is reported oft Annan coast. HONG KONG, May B.—The China Mall has received a telegram from Saigon saying that Nebogatoff's lleet had passed that point. COPENHAGEN, May s._--It is re ported from I.ihau that the Fourth Baltic Ileet has been assembled at Cronatadt, where It will be inspected PRIVATE nun w ns coiade (Scrlpps News Association.) CHICAGO, Way S.—The body Of Edward Riggett, a private in Com pany R of tlie Twenty-seventh Infan try, was found this morning in a ravine near Fort Sheridan with the head crushed and showing other wounds. DEALS FOR FUTURE DELIVERY ARE LEGAL (Scrlpps News Association.) WASHINGTON, May S.—The su preme court, in a decision rendered by Justice Holmes, today upheld the legality of transactions for future delivery on the Chicago board of DECEIVED Ml DUKE S WIDOW ST. PETERSBURG, May I.—Soiat time aco tha pa pari of IQurnpa were tailing with many details a story of n most touching nieetitiK in a prison cell between Grand Duchess Kliza bcth. the widow of the assassinated Grand Duka Scrg ius, und her hus band's murderer. It was told how the noble woman, whom the Russian people udore as much as they haled her late husband, forgave the murderer, ami, having given him n holy ikon, promised to Intercede In his bo halt with the oanr to spare his life. Touched b> this act of true Chris tian charity, the murderer threw him self before her feet, and. sobbing, told her of his remorse. It has leak ed out that the grand duohesfl really never niet the murderer. When she WOI led into the cell thS prisoner's place had been taken by a polled Official, who played tho part oc |ha repentant murderer with great eenius A few days ago the story of this trick played upon the unauspecb- Ing grand duchess leaked out, and the official has been discharged in dis grace, although he olalmed to hays' boau forced tO deceive tho grand \ duchess, because she insisted on an One cent next week, previous to the departure for the far eust. HONG KONG, May B.—The British steamer Charterhouse arrived today and reports that a Russian cruiser was off Honkope Bay on the Hainan coast Friday. It also saw a collier leaving, steaming eastward. The Brit ish steamer Angels arrived from Moororan, Japan. It was stopped by n Japanese cruiser in the Korean straits but was allowed to proceed. AMOY, China. May B.—lt Is re ported by vessels arriving here that Japanese warships have been sighted between this port and Hong Kong. The Japanese have established a line of scouting ships from the south of Formosa far out Into the Pacific. Riggett and Privates Cephas King nnd Robert Llchtluer of the same regiment have been missing since Thursday last. Riggett was a guard over King and Lichtluer and until tlie discovery of his body this morn ing it was supposed by the authorities that all three had conspired to make their escape. trade. It declared the board had a right to protect Its quotations on grains there collected. Ducket shops nre not permitted to obtain quota tions or use them without the con sent of the board. The decision waa by a vote of 6 to t. Interview alono with the assassin, who would not promise not to at tempt tci harm her. m, md (Scrlops News Association.) LODZ, May B.—The police today discovered two bombs in the house of a workman In l-esno street. Tha workman, Ills wife and four men, armed with revolvers, were arrested. GEORGE TURNER IS ARRESTED George Turner was arrested this morning by Speolal Officer Heath on a charge of riding a bicycle with no tag on it. Tumor wns arraigned before Judga Hinkle this afternoon. The campaign against bicyclist* who had failed to pay for licenses] has begun and from this on riders without tags on their wheels showing: they have taken out Hocuses will ba arrested wherever found, | "Rut doesn't he live the simple, I life?" 1 "Oh, you're confusing the simple 1 life vritii the toullbb. lite."