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WBATHE BFOBECAST: TOMOBBOW, COOLEB. POINDEXTER CALLS GRAND JURY TO INVESTIGATE GRAFT CHARGES Twenty' Four Were Sunt' moned to Meet July 10. Seventeen Will Then Be Chosen to Overhaul City and County Officers. , .„,,\ : S e Poindexter ordered tt grand Jin "Vlruwn this morning l . The Jury commissioners mot pur suant to the order und drew Ihe names of 24 men who Hie summoned to appear In court July 10, when 17 will be chosen to serve on the grand Jury which is to Investigate the charges of graft in the city and COUQ tj administrations. These men have been summoned: J. W. Olney, Latah; W. T. Wharton, Bpokane; A. W. Muson, Silver Lake; C. 11. Moore, Spokane; C. 11. Cole, Bpokane; A. A. Hurris, Spokane; Os car Russell, Spokane; W. O. Ben not t, Spokane; B. F. O'Nell, Latah: L. D. Vount, Fairfield; J. C, Buckley, Spo kane; Fred Knostman, Indian Prairie; w. F. WinaloWi Cheney; Ben Solo mon, Spokane; B. A. Hopkins, Deer Perk; W. A. Cory, Spokane; George C. Miller, Lntahi R. M. Wells, Spo kane; C. F. Taschereau, Spokane; Robert Atkinson, Mead; L. B. Mall, Bpokane; L. B. Shafer, Rock Creek; GEORGE MESSONIER IS CHARGED WITH CONTEMPT OE COURT QeojyfMoßßonlor was arrested at | Head yesterday evening by Deputy ' Sheriff Hone on a bench warrant is sued by Judge Poindexter. Messonier wns brought to the city Inst night and lodged In tbe county Jail. Messonier Is tho witness whose Ill ness whs put up m a ground for the continuance asked for by Dr. Maty Latham In the arson case, which ap plication was denied by Judge Poin dexter. DDT SHOOTS HIS 110 IP. AID DEFIES TKE OFFICERS (Scrlpps News Association.) BAI.INA, Kun., June 10.—BtOtUH ■he refusesd to obey his orders and leave tbe born Mrs. Terry Roberts, living on a ranch 18 miles south of Sullnu, was shot In tbe face and se riously Injured by her 15-year-old son George. When the woman's brother Blurted for medical aid the boy de clared he would kill his mother dur ing his UtlCle'a absence. Fearing tlie young dcNperndo would carry out his POLICY HOLDERS TO BE PROTECTED BY MORTON (Bortpps News Association.) NEW YOIIK, June 10.—Paul Mor ton, the new hesd of the Equitable board, had a conference this morn ing with Thomas F. Ryan, who pur chased the Hyde Htock, und later went to the hkiultuble office. When asked what his policy would be he Skid: "My watchword In connection with the society will be the best Interests Of its policy holders. I don't wish to reflect in any why on the former man agement, but shall take things exect- COMMERCIAL MEN AT THE EXPOSITION PORTLAND, Ore., June 10.--Today Is commercial travelers' day ot the exposition. Fully 6000 participated in Ih* parade through the city streets In the morning. Appropriate exer • ii.es were hold In the auditorium this nfternoon. A banquet will be held this evening at the American Inn. There was the largest attendance since the opening day. : 11. C. Sexton, Spokane; John Bush tnyer, Spokane. J. YV. Olney is n well known and substantial farmer at Latah. W. T. 1 I Wharton Is a member of the grocery ;. firm of Wharton & Foderhaso, Sl6 | Monroe street. C. H. Moore Is secre ■ tary and treasurer of the Grote-Kun kln company and Oscar Russell Is a junk dealer who ran- for the office of constable on the democratic ticket I last fall. William A. Corey is n DOOb> I keeper for Pinch <s Campbell. I Charles F. Taschereau is a poultry | dealer at 1401 First avenue. | No hint Is given In the order for ' the grand jury as to what will be the scope of the investigation. That will come when Judge Poindexter gives his Instructions next month. Much will depend upon the attitude ' of the prosecuting attorney tn the In • vestlgatlona to be made as lie win be the official adviser of the grand jury. So far Mr, Barnhart has not express ed himself other than to say that he will do his duty impartially. I The warrant for subornation of I perjury was not served oa Messonier owing to the prior claim of the bench warrant Messonier will go before Judge Poindexter for contempt of court and after that Charge Is disposed of will be held on the perjury charge. The entire morning was consumed In selecting a Jury to try the Latham case and It was not until late In the day that the lawyers were satisfied and announced their readiness to pro ceed with the taking of testimony. threat, the uncle refrained from leav ing the house and it was several hours before the wounded woman was given needed attention. After uttering the threat the boy took two shotguns and a hat full of shells to his room, barricaded him self and declared ho would kill the Officers If they attempted to arrest him. Two deputies were sent to the ranch and caught the boy off his guard and easily overpowered him be fore he could reach his weapons. ly as I And them und devote every effort to continue the affairs to a suc cessful issue.'' Morton is determined not to go abroad In view of his elec tion to the lOuultable. BraytOn S. Ives, director and mem ber of the Prick committee, tendered his resignation to Morton today, ex pressing good wishes for the success of the society. drove Cleveland today accepted the appointment as one of three trustees for the Ryan stock. SELECTING BRIDE FOR KING ALFONSO LONDON, June 10.—Alfonso loft today en mute to Madrid. Hlh Visit hns revived talk of a possible mar riage with Alfonso of Princess Pa triot*, of Connaught, King Kdward nnd the prince of Wule.s and the duke of ('oiiuaiight accompanied Alfonso to Ihe station, together with members of the Spanish amUaaay, who bade the king gouiit^u. The Spokane Press. RIO GRANDE IS ON A RAMPAGE (Scripps News Association.) EL, PASO, Tox„ June 10.—The Rio Grande is rising a foot in 24 hours and a still greater rise is reported coming. The street car bridge con necting El Paso and Ciudad Juarez Is In a dangerous condition. Traffic across the bridge has bilui abandoned. Railroad traffic is badly handicapped. The Rio Grande is higher than since 1884. BIG LOCKOUT IN SWEEDEN (Soripps News Association.) STOCKHOLM, June 10.—A general lockout of the Iron metal workers has been declared throughout Sweden. A hundred factories und 10,000 men are affected. NEW TROUSERS AS A REWARD Charles Reatty, a mining prospect or who prospects tn eh of tlie time along brooks, Is wearing a new pair of $6.50 trousers. . Beatty's new trousers came ns a reward of merit for heroism display ed In stopping a runaway on Main avenue yesterday afternoon. A team belonging to M. Sellers & Co. ran away and lleattle, with the skill of a side door Pullman artist, leaped to the heads of the frightened animals and stopped them after l>e ing dragged some distance during which hla pantaloons were streaked with large gashes. In recognition of the hero's heroism Mr. Sellers bought the prospector a new pair of trousers. DRISCOLL SAYS BRIBERY CHARGE WHOLLY UNTRUE (Scrlpps News Association.) CHICAGO, June 10.—John C. Drls coll, former secretary of the Coal Team Owners' association, whose name figured largely In the graft charges made by the labor lenders, Sea and Young, returned to Chicago last night Drlaooll denounced tin stones that be acted as a go-between in an attempted bribery of union of ficials as lies. Driscoll has agreed to talk to the I'nited States attorney to day and will appear before the grand jury Monday to testify to the graft charges. MOORE ASSAULT VICTIM IS FOUND Detective Cecil Thompson unearth ed W. Klßlbell today. Kimball is the man who was as saulted and robbed by Mike Moore and bis wife In front of the Colum bia hotel He disappeared after the arrest Of the Moores, but was found today by the officer. Kimball swore to a complaint charging highway robbery and relat ing that Moore Robbed him of be tween $5 and $7. KNUDSON IS AGAIN IN TROUBLE Alex Knudson, the man who holds the record for arrests for petty of fenses, is again In jail. This time Knudson Is booked ns a painter Instead of a carpenter and for false pretenses Instead of petty larceny. Knudson signed a fake name to an order for some paint brushes which he secured from Jones a. Dillingham ami then sold, using the money to get drunk on. FIREMAN JAMES Prank James, the llreman arrested on a charge of assaulting and robbing aged Samuel Lowe, was before Judge Hinkle Ibis afternoon. James waived the preliminary hear ing and was held to the criminal court under bonds of $750. Oeorgo Head, v osrpenter living ut ESSOSS Broadway, was placed on trial in Judge Kennen'e oourt for insanity Hio. afternoon. The oompletnl egelnat iiiui wiih filed by hie family, who con* aider him dangerous, IS BOUND OVER SPOKANE, WASHINGTON, BATPKDAY, JUNE 10, 1905. mm mm or NUMB WIPED OUT (Scrlpps News Association.) WASHINGTON, June 10.—General Corbln reports from Manila: "Briga dier General Carter reports that Cap tain Btacey with P0 men of company E, Twenty-first infuntry, and 30 men of the Eighth infantry and a com pany of Philippine scouts surprised the main camp of the Pulajanes, June 4, 16 miles southeast of Catuabtg. Chief Daguhob and 40 other natives were killed and six captured. None were killed on our Bide, two were wounded. Daguhob's death does away BANKER BIGELOW GETS TEN YEABS IN TNE PEN (Bcrlppa News Association.) Milwaukee, wis., June 10.—At 2:30 this afternoon Frank G. Bigelow, former president of the First Na tional bank, appeared In tlie federal court and pleaded guilty to the em bezzlement of $1,500,000 of the bank s funds. Judge Quarles sentenced him REAL RAFFLES IN GERMANY BERLIN, June 10.—George Mano lescu, alias Due d'Otranto ami Prince di Paduu, is out with nn autobiog raphy in which be warns young men against playing "Raffles." It doesn't pay, he says. Manolesou Is a prison er, pentdless, aged and in broken health. He began a criminal career in Paris, where his wealthy parents had sent him to be educated. He committed 36 burglaries and got $500,000 In loot, only to lose all and go to jail for four years. This ex perience wns practically duplicated in London! Ban Francisco and elsewhere. Always he was detected in time to lose his stenlings. Once he married a German countess, but was exposed and torn from her. In Herlln he pre tended to be a prince and was caught robbing hotels. DIVER HAS AN AWFUL EXPERIENCE CANTON. Mo., June 10.—After be ing imprisoned for 24 hours, loaded down by a divot's armor and under 15 feet of water, Daniel Hayes has been brought to the surface in an un conscious and almost dying condi tion. He Is v professional diver and had been employed to remove the brush and debris from the Immense pipe which serves at times of low water to drain Lima lake, and trans fer Its surplusage to the Mississippi river. While at work Hayes was sucked under a pile of refuse and over against a boulder In a way which prevented him from loosening himself from the tangled hose which held him down. In signaling to the men in charge of the air pump he could not with the most trouhlesom fanatic of ! the island of Samar." WASHINGTON, June 10. — The ■ Army and Navy Journal prints nn ar r tide showing that ladronism Is again , rampant in the Philippines. The con stabulary Is utterly unable to cope with the situation. A substitution ' of military control In disaffected dis s trlcts Is recommended. The paper . says In Samar several thousand Pula i Jane outlaws have instituted a reign s bf terror. Large bands of outlaws i are committing serious depredations • in Cavlte province. to 10 years at hard labor. Bigelow pleaded guilty to 10 counts and was sentenced to 10 years on each count, but the sentence was sus- pended on all but one count. He leaves for Fort Leavenworth at 4 o'clook this afternoon, He will be given work as a. bookkeeper. let them know his location, as the nir hose, being wrapped around the rock, oansed deceptive bubbles to come to the surfuce. Major Meifrs, engineer in charge of the river improvements, the country for a diver to go to the! rescue of Hayes, but was un able to find one until nearly 24 hours had elapsed. When, after an hour's hard labor, the imprisoned diver was released, his suit was found to be leaking, and ho would have been drowned had the ordeal lasted another half hour. The ugony that he passed through made him appear 10 years older than when he disappeared from view. RUSSIAN OFFICER SHOT IN STREET (Scrlpps News Association.) KIEF, June 10. —An unknown man shot Colonel Bpiridovttch of the se cret service in the street today nnd seriously wounded the officer. The assailant escaped. AMERICAN WINS SWIMING RACE 'Bcrlpps News Association.) CAMBRIDGE, England, June 10.— jC. M. Daniels, American amateur swimming champion, won the quarter mile race in the university match to- I day by 5U yards. DESTRUCTIVE FIRE NSW YORK, June 10.—Fire at Williamsburg this morning destroyed the large plant of the Yogel Tinware company, Brooklyn Casket company and several residences, causing a loss of $300,000. GOING UP RUSSIA MID Ml HOT TO fIHTf POR PCACC (OH lilt Will OF All HI (Scrlpps, News Association.! ST. PETERSBURG-, June 10.—A council of ministers Is today consid ering a proposition made by the min isters of the Interior to establish a national assembly. It is expected a proclamation will be issued establish ing nn "imperial duma" us such a body. ml ns m mm (Scrlpps News Association.) NEW YORK, June 10.—Rear Ad miral Evans' flagship Maine arrived from the drilling ground and reports four gunners of the battleship Ken tucky broke all records in shooting with five-inch guns. One gunner with 14 shots a minute hit a target 13 times. The second gunner fired 13 times and hit each time. Two other men had 12 hits out of IS shots. will ntti in VIM (Scrlpps News Association.) WASHINGTON, June 10. —It is learned from a semi-official source that it is practically settled the rep resentatives of Japan and Russia for the determination of peace terms will hold sessions in Washington. PAUPER SCORNS RICH LEGACY (Scrlpps News Association.) I.OS ANGELES, Cal , June 10.— Miss Maty Biirbeaux, spinster nf 65, Inmate of the county poorhouse, who once refused to marry John I). Rocke feller, fell heir to $650,000 a few days ago hy the death of an uncle In an eastern state. When Informed of her good fottune the old pauper flatly refused to go east to claim the money or to pay any attention to It, saying she was well enough off where she is and not desirous of mukiug any change. "I didn't earn that money,'' she re marked, "So 1 don't want It." FAIR WILL WITNESS IS SENT TO JAIL (Scrlpps News Association.) PARIS, June 10.—The high court today acted on the appeal of Freder ick Masse, charged with giving false testimony in the suit to determine the disposition of property of Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Fair, killed in an au tomobile accident. Masse, who testi fied on behalf of Mrs. Fair's heirs, was found guilty and sentenced to one year's Imprisonment und a fine of 60 francs. CARRIED A GUN. SEEKING TROUBLE Residents in the neighborhood of Bpokane street were given a scare this noon by a man who carried v shotgun anil acted In a crar.y manner. A cull for the police was sent In, declaring that the man was parading Spokane street between Short and Second avenue, evidently looking for someone, No one was found there by the police. DIVORCES NO. 3 TO MARRY NO. 2 NEW TORK, June 10,—The suit for dlVQree begun by Brodle i.. Duke against Alloa Webhinike, whom he married under sensational condition* ■ome mantfca ego, reveals a charming uttie romance, Duke* first wife died, ills second obtained a dtvoroe while he lived in Greensboro, While on n drunken spree he married Alice Webb, a Chicago adventuress, from whom he was promptly parted by hi.s children. Recently in Greensboro Duke tout his divorced e/lfe and became reconciled. When be obtains his divorce Hum No. it ho will remarry Mo, 2. THIRD YEAR. NO. 185. PRICE: ONE CENT 1 fScrlpps News Association.) ST. PETERSBURG, June 10.—It Is stated on excellent authority that Russia Is ready to discuss peace terms with Jupan. Roosevelt's urgent expression | n favor of direct negotia tions, exclusively between belliger ents, points straight to the battlefield of Manchuria as the scene of negotia tions. Diplomats hero generally en tertain the view that Russia nnd Japan must settle their quarrel there beyond the range of possible outside influence. TOKIO, June 10.—Minister of For eign Affairs Komura, In a note to Grlscom acknowledging the receipt of Roosevelt's note, says his govern ment is giving the suggestion therein contained serious consideration. Jap an, In the interest of the world as well as that of Japan, is willing to reestablish peace with Russia on terms and conditions that fully guar antee the stability of the Imperial government of Japan, and therefore agrees to appoint omnipotentiarles to meet those of Russia and agree on terms of peace. ST. PETERSBURG, June 10.— Prince DolgoroukoA said this after noon unless the Japanese should pro pose Impossible terms peace is as sured in a short time. WASHINOTON, June 10.—Refer ring to the president's note on peace, Minister Takahar said today: "It is the most admirable state paper ever known, based upon the noblest con ceptions of humanity and civilization. It will be regarded as a bright light to be followed in international trans actions In the future. I am sure the suggestion made in that manner by the president will be promptly ac cepted by Japan." LONDON, June 10.—It Is under stood Japan has prepared to stand out for an indemnity. On this point it is believed Roosevelt will urge leniency on Japan. In financial cir aaont vipes ni w rATALIT Mill HUIT (Scrlpps News Association.) I means of communication. The Nor- TJNITY, Wis., June 10.—This town wcgian Methodist church and si* was almost wiped out by a cyclone other buildings and many residences Thursday. Forty people were injured, were destroyed. Loss In adjacent nine fatally. The storm destroyed all country Is large. CLERK KNEW OF TEN THOUSAND DOLLAR CHECK WASHINGTON, June IP—ln the BoWen-1-.OOmiS inquiry before Taft today Harry I'nwin, a former auditor of the asphalt company, remembered handling a check for $10,000 made out accused rur St MIT MM 111 viii offi fSerlpps News Association.) PORTLAND, Ore., June 10.—Feder al judge Gilbert to.iay ruled that de fendants in the land fraud cases will have an opportunity to be present when the Jury panel Is drawn. The unusual privilege was granted at the request of Senator Thurston, attor ney for Mitchell. The demurrers on the Mitchell case will be argued Mon day. DIVORCES NOT SO VERY BAD NEW YORK, June 10.—In a ser mon ut the Church Of tho Messiah, Ret Mtnot J. BftVAfe has express,'.l Ui<- belief that on the whole a large number of divorcee nt the present time are Altogether to be welcomed. "They are,' he said, "nearly always la tho interest of oppressed women, giving them another opportunity for a free, sweet, wholesome life There aie cases where the divorce laws are abused, but not nearly so many aa tho frightened ministers of a great malty Of our churches teem to imagine. 'Law does not make marriages. one cent cles It Is believed the demand for an Indemnity will be for 11,000,000,000, as It is estimated Japan has spent that amount since the war began. Other estimates place the expense ot the war at not over 1500,000,000. WASHINGTON, June 10— Secre tary Loeb declined this morning to> either affirm or deny the report that formal answers to the president's peace note had been received, but favorable replies nre believed to ba on the way from both Japan and Rua sia. General opinion here Is that as surances were given the president be fore be sent the identical note that his suggestions would be accepted. LONDON. June 10—It Is stated in authoritative quarters today that Japan is not desirous of negotiating* peace just now. She believes It to bo much better for a lasting peace agree ment of hostilities did not end until after the next land battle. The Jap anese are confident Oyama will be able to administer a decisive defeat to Linevitch, which would enable the Japanese to enforce more advantage ous terms. Including the disarma ment of Vladivostok. LONDON. June 10.—It Is stated oil good authority here that Russia, and Japan look favorably upon Rooae velt's suggestion for penco and that a meeting of representatives of tho two powers Is now being arranged. ST. PETERSBFRO, June 10.—It Is stated on reliable authority the czar has decided not to receive the deputsr tion of the zemstvos congress at Moscow. The deputation selected to present the address adopted Otl Thursday will endeavor to secure an audience with the emperor Monday, ST. PETERSBURG, June 10.—Mes sages from Tokio confirm the reports that Japan lias agreed to the pro posal of Roosevelt to appoint com missioners to discuss peace terms. to the company's agent at Caracas, He heard It whispered the check was Intended for I.oomls. Both Bowen nnd Loomls were present during the taking of the testimony. The Church docs not mnke marriages. Men and women. If they are ever mar ried, marry themselves. All the law can do Is to make a clumsy attempt to protect. All the church can do la to recognize and try to consecrate a> fact which already exists. But If there Is no marriage, then It Is dese-» 6ration to keep up the sham." ITALIAN ACCUSED 0E MISTREATING A YOUNG GIRL Giovanni Demasl, an Italian, is ac cused of attempting to criminally as sault little 14-year-old Mary Van Hall this forenoon. The little girl was gathering up laundry for her mother, a washer woman living at 313 Colfax. The Italian enticed her Into a house on Ferry street by pretending to have washing to do. The child's screams aroused neigh bors and Domes) made his escape, The police arc still looking for him. WANTS HER PROPERTY Jennie 1- litre has filed ■ writ of restitution In the superior court dl reeled against Robert Terry and wife. 'i he Perrys live in a house at 1205 Empire avenue owned by the plaintiff, who avers that She has had no rent for three months and that there Is 122 due. Tho plaintiff declares for the col lection of double rent, or tt, in the event the defendants do not nuawer tlie conn summons and also demands 1 possession of tlie property.