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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.

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