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NEWS WITHOUT FEAR OR FAVOR DYNAMITECAR EXPLODES (Scrrpps News Aaanolatlon.l EL PASO, Aug. 16—By the ex plosion of an entire carload of dy namite last evening at Santa Eula lla mines, 12 miles from Chihua liua, Mexico, 12 people were killed outright and two score injured so that many will die. The dead were frightfully man gled. Warehouses and dwellings near the car were demolished and all the windows in tho camp broken. TANNER SPEAKS TO HIS OLD COMRADES TBrrtpps Nowa Aaaoclatlon.) MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 16.—Tbe G. A. R. will elect a commander and select the next encampment today. Drown of Ohio loads for Corporal Tanner's chair. Ireland will likely be the next chaplain chief. After preliminary business today Commander Tanner made the annual address. He said in part: "Despite 9000 deaths which led me to expect a decrease Inevitably, the G. A. R. last year Increased its membership 8800. During the last year, while the public conscience was outraged by exposure of cor ruption In high places, the minut est investigation reveals tbe fact lhat not one veteran of the civil RUN DOWN ON STREET John Sarginson of Sill 6 Hllliard street, proprietor of the Barglnson Plum.dug establishment at 222 Bernard street, was run down by li Washington Water Power com pany street car about 12 o'clock last night while driving in a bug gy with Mrs. Barglnson, They were Just crossing the tracks on Fourth avenue when the car struck the buggy from be hind and threw them to the ground. Both are badly Injured. Dr. G. W. Llb'by was called and bad them sent to their home, where today both are abed with Injuries that It is not thought will prove fatal. RANK FRAUD DETECTED (Bcrlpps Newt Aaannlatlnn.) SEATTLE, Aug. 16.—Evidence of a bold and deliberate attempt to Steal the election last spring for John Hlplinger, the republican can didate for mayor, was unearthed by a reporter for The Star In a re count of the ballots oast In the Sixth precinct of the First ward. Tbe ballots In lhat precinct, to gether with those In five other pre cincts of that ward were recounted yesterday under the direction of Court Commissioner Edgar C. Rainc in tlie Dow-Mullen contest case. As the commissioner and his clerks ran over the ballots to se cure the recount on councilman at large, the reporter for The Star ran over them and recounted the Tote for mayor. The recount, In both cases, de veloped gross Irregularities in the .ijfriit made hy the election Judges. LOCKOUT IS DELAYED ißcrlpps News AaioclaMoo.l SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 16.— The anticipated action on tbe part of the United Shipping & Trans portation association ordering the Shipowners' association to join hands In a general lockout against mion forces Is still In abeyance md It may be such action will be tefoired several days. Two Americans whose names are yet unlearned are among the killed. The cause of the explosion is not definitely known, but the finding of the corpse of a boy with a 32 rifle among the dead is be lieved to furnish a clew. It is thought he fired into the car or a box of dynamite causing the whole to explode. The dynamite was being unloaded by a number of laborers, who suffered the great est mortality. war was among the fallen and guilty. The G. A. R. responded royally to the appeal for funds for relief of San Francisco. "I hope Memorial day will still be kept sacred and desire all mem bers to work for the suppression of ball games, races and other sports on that day. We are as sured of all co-operation possiole of the president In securing $12 monthly for all veterans and $1! for all widows, although It will take $34,000,000 from the treasury at the start." Tanner referred to the accident in which his wife was killed and paid a touching tribute to her mem ory. He said nothing In his life ever crushed him so. GRAY UPHOLDS REFERENDUM John Gray, councilman from tho second ward, staled today that he favored the adoption of the refer endum ordinance introduced by Councilman Pratt at the last meet ing of the council. Mr. dray said he believed that 10 per cent of voters was too small a percentage to have power to call a special election nnd that this feature of the ordinance would have to be looked Into furthehr, but be was fully In accord with the purpose of the law aud would support its adoption. BUNKER CASE HEARD TODAY The police hoard met In the of fices of the commissioners this morning and heard the charge of conduct unbecoming an officer brought against Sanitary Inspector Frank Bunker, by P. Saffron, a clothier of 51S Main avenue. Saffron alleged that Bunker called him vile names and struck him In the face. Bunker denied It. The decision of the board was withheld for a few days. GUILT IS REVEALED LOS ANGELES, Aug. 16.—After a hard tight, 15 of the 11) letters Mr*. Scheek wrote to Htuekpole and which had been kept In a safe deposit vault were admitted in evidence today. In many of them she mentions a plot made to kill her husband. SLOWLY REGAINS SENSES It MSBM possible that the mys tery surrounding the accident which last Monday befell William Newell, a Northern Pacific en gineer, who was knocked uncon scious from ia tall from his cab, may be cleared up soon. Ho was some better at Sacred Heart hospital today and seemed to be conscious at times when he made pitiful efforts to talk. RAISULI HAS BATTLE. TANCIEWS, Aug, It!.—A tierce battle was begun by Anghora tribesmen who attacked Haisull. Tbe battle soon 'became general. The new pasha or Ttnglera with 100 men rushed to Halsull's nssist »ice uud routed the Angheraus. The Spokane Press GREAT LOSS OF LIFE BOMBAY, Aug. 16—An unprece dented flood has swept Bengal. Loss of life is enormous. All com munication except by boat is stop ped. HUGHES FOR GOVERNOR NEW YORK. Aug. 16—Indica tions today are that Charles E. Hughes, insurance Investigator, will be nominated by republicans for governor. Odell's friends an nounced that the ex-governor fav ors Hughes. It is intimated that Roosevelt has been notified of the plan and favors Hughes. The plan is to eliminate Higgins and cement warring factions. Odell's friends say if the scheme carries he will gladly retire from politics. BOY IS BADLY INJURED Ernest Mager, age 14, lies dan gerously injured at the home of his mother, 514 Hyde block, as the re sult of a collision which occurred about 10 o'clock this morniug wltfl another boy on a bicycle in front of the Standard Ice & Fuel com pany's office at E4Ol Front avenue. Both boys rounded tho corner at fast speed on their bicycles not ■eeing each other In time to pre vent colliding. The head of the strange boy struck the left cheek bone of Ernest Mager, crushing it and closing the left eye. Young Mager fell to the street In great agony. The patrol wagon was called and took him to his borne. During the journey he be came unconscious at times. He kept up until he had told the police to take him to bis mother and then collapsed. THEY GET 20 CENTS CHICAGO, 111., Aug. 16.—Federal Judge Bethea this morning appoint ed Chas. O. Dawes receiver of Stensland's co-operative store un der a bond of |180,000. The receiv ership increases tbe legal entangle ments of the Milwaukee Avenue bank. A receiver was also appointed for an automobile supply company with assets of $60,000 which failed owing the bank $250,000. The Polish National alliance has entered suit against the bank for $50,000 damages. Fetter, the first receiver appointed for the bank, this morning began paying 20 per cent to depositors. PRINTERS PICK HOT SPRINGS (Bcrtppa News Association. I COLORADO SPRING'S, Aug. 16. —The printers' union unanimously selected Hot Springs, Ark., for the next meeting. A reception waif given the delegates this afternoon with an address hy the governor and a biuimcuc. ARCHIE COOK DEAD PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 16.—Ap pendicitis caused the death yester day of Archie A. Cook, president of the Travelers' Protective Associa tion of Oregon nnd Washington, and one of the most widely known knights of the grip In all the Pa cific northwest. POLICE SEARCHING FOR YOUNG RUNAWAY The police are looking for Har ry Wiggins, age 13. A report was received last night from Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, saying lhat Harry had run away. He Is described as slender ami has light hair and blue eyes. He wore a gray suit of clothes uud knee breeches. Weather—77 at Noon; Fair Tonight and Friday. SPOKANE, WASHINGTON, WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 16, 1906. CANNON WOULD BE A UNION MAN DANVILLE, 111. Aug. 16.—Can non was renominated for congress in the Illinois state convention to day. His boom for the presidency was started by his accepting the nomination. His speech sounds the keynote of the republican con gressional campaign. Cannon thanked the convention for the compliment and said no man would refuse the nomination of a great party, but such nomina tion should not he had for the seeking. Speaker Cannon, amidst great applause, reviewed the industrial situation at length crediting the re publican party for prosperity in all branches. Regarding the labor sit uation he said in part: "According to the last censMs, 30,000,000 of our people are em ployed in gainful occupations, and 3,000,000, according to the state ment of Mr. Gompers, are organ- PAYS A FINE FOR FEELING TOO FINE Ed. Gallagher, a brakeman, waa fined $1 and costs in Justice Hln kle's court this afternoon for be ing disorderly last night. In com pany with congenial spirts he was passiing in front of the clothing store of Max Erman on Main ave nue, when he took a boot and start ed up the street with It. Erman called Court Bailiff Edwards and had the rallroaoder pinched and locked up. The thing was done in a joke, but it caused Gallagher to miss his run and it may cost him his job 'besides the night in jail and the subsequent fine in police court. 20,000 EAGLES ALL IN FLOCK MILWAUKEE, Aug. 10.—The Eagles, 20,000 strong, paraded to day. Interest centers about selec tion of the next meeting place, which is likely to be in New Eng land. Kentucky women are here cam paigning for Hoerter for grand trustee. WILL SOON BE AT IT RIO JANEIRO, Aug. 16.—The Pan-American congress today adopted a resolution providing for division of customs duties. Chili delegates submitted a plan to make uniform statistics and port regulations In all countries. It is understood that serious dis agreements among members have developed. SHOOTER IS UNKNOWN (Sortpf.B News Asl op'mtlon.* WASHING/TON, Aug. 18.—The war department has received a re port from the Commander of the troops at Port Brown, Colouel Pen rose, saying the Shooting there was done hy an enlisted man or men not yet ascertained, He declares he is working in perfect harmony with the mayor ot Brownville and allowing none of the men to go to town, keeping the full company on guard. There has been no trouble since the shooting. | THE BREAK AWAY. (Bcrlppa N>wa Association.) ORONHERO. Aug. 16.- King Ed ward left this morning after part- Ink affectionately with the kaiser, who waived at the king until the train was out of sight. News papers are generally certalu the meeting will bo productive of much good. SLAUGHTER THE JEWS (gcHppS Newa Association.) LONDON, Aug. It.—The Jewish Chronicle correspondent says after the disturbance at Warsaw was Quelled yesterday soldiers attacked the Jews and casualties among the latter number 1(0. ized in what is popularly known as "unions." I feel quite sure that such organizations of labor have, as a rule, been useful, not only to the laborer, but to the employer as well and to the whole citizen ship of the republic. If I were en gaged in such occupation, I have no doubt that I would be a mem ber of the organization. "In the contest between employ er and employee from time to time, where differences could not be adjusted, the employer, on the one hand, has resorted to the lock out, and the employee, on the other hand, to the strike. In my judg ment, the time will come when all such differences will be settled amicably between the contending forces; but in all contests employer and employee alike must obey the law which governs all and protects all. The boycott and the blacklist will pass away." CAN'T HOLD UP JUICE "If people have their buildings properly wired, the Washington Water Power company has no right to Insist upon an inspection being made before they turn on the electricity," said Corporation Councel Geraghty this morning. Frequent reports have reached the Corporation councel's office about the refusal of the power monopoly to turn on the electrici ty. The company insists that an inspection be made by the repre sentative of tlie Washington Un derwriter's association and there is an expense and delay connected with tills depending upon the amount of work. WIGGLERS IN THE MILK TACOMA. Aug. 10.—There Is neither daiary inspection nor the testing of milk in Pierce county and citizens of Tacoma would probably be alarmed If they could see under a miserocope the lactear fluid they are imbibing. Pictures of milk germs displayed have oaused citizens to begin to look into the milk question again and they are wondering what sort of wiggling monsters are navigat ing in the glass from which they drink. "We cannot do anything." said Health Officer Greene. "The state law is weak and it does not pro vide for inspection of dairies at all. There is no testing of milk in Ta coma now aud the milk dealers may or may not water their prod uct. We have no means of know ing. MUST STAND TRIAL FOR STEALING BIKE Curtis Hawkenbury, charged With grand larceny In stealing a bicycle, was given a hearing this morning before Justice Hinkle and was bound over to the superior court. His bond was fixed nt $500. LOST CLOTHES AND COIN. L. L. Hannan of 15L'S Pacific ave nue reported to the police this morning that sometime last night his room was entered and his trousers containing $5,15 were stolen. Entrance was gained through a window in the rear of the residence. $25000000 RAISED NEW YORK. Aug. 16.—Milwau kee & St. Paul directors today authorized an issue of common stock at par to the extent of 23 per cent of the present holding of both common and preferred. This issue will amount to $23,- --000,000 and will be used to extend the road to tbe Pacific. Contracts for extension to cost between $50,- --00O.0C0 and $75,009,000 were let Ia it fall. SCANDALIZED UNCLE SAM VALLE.JO, Cal., Aug. 16.—The court martial of Lieutenant Ed- ward Dunn, U. S. N., charged with scandalous conduct aboard the re ceiving ship Independence at Mare Island was resumed today. Attor ney J. T. Ryan represents Dunn. The first witness was Boatswain Rittig, who testified he saw the woman in the case, Marion Churchill, from the local tender loin district, come on the ship. Dunn was expecting her. Witness didn't see her leave. Pay Clerk Price saw Dunn and the woman in Dunn's room two days later, where witness demanded that she go ashore. He testified that when Dunn brought her to dinner at the officers' mess ho was badly intoxi cated. Next day witness saw Dunn drunk in Paymaster Nicholson's office. Witness knew the woman to be of 111 fame and had seen Dunn with her in the tenderloin district ALIMONY DRAINS GOLD MINES SEATTLE, Aug. 16.—Although '■Swiftwater Bill" Gates made af fidavit that $700 was the extent of his worldly possessions, Judge Griffin allowed his wife temporary alimony to the amount of $I~>o a month, pending the final settle ment of the case, and $2000 suit money, Including attorney's fees. In affidavits "Swiftwater Bill" declared his money had gone for alimony to various wives. PHILLIPS FILLS THE VACANCY Councilman Phillips of tho Fifth ward has been appointed to fill out the terra of Councilman Stimmel of the Third ward as member of the board of equalization. Mr. Phillips began his duties this morning and Mr. Stimmel is on his way to Alaska. The hoard Issued notice to show cause why assessment should not be raised on the real estate in Medical Lake of Eugene Enloe and Former State Senator Stanley Hal lett. POLICE MIX WITH A PRINCE ST. PETERSBURG. Aug. IS— unusual activity was displayed by the police today. The attention of the officers was called to at least two ex-members of the douma. A former deputy at Klshlneff was ar rested and the police entered the residence of Prince Dolguroff while he was entertaining. The prince in great anger telephoned the per fect and after much parley the po lice were withdrawn. TROUBLE BREWING IN WEST INDIES WASHINGTON 1 , Aug. 18.—The situation In Santo Domingo is far from satisfactory. Orders have been issued to Southerland, senior American naval officer in those waters to prevent the landing of any hostile foroe that may have been organized in Porto Rico or other American territory. YOUNG BRIDE FOUND LITTLE HAPPINESS Ollle M. Ross has commenced action for divorce from James L. Ross, tho chief allegations of the complaint being nonsupport and unfaithfulness. The plaintiff is only 18 years of age and was mar ried two years ago. PHILLIPS mh mhhhm ALL FOR CANNON CHICAGO, 111., Aug. 16.—Con gressional conventions held in the early part of the day generally In dorsed Cannon for president. It is expected that all the state will support him. EUROPEANS IN DANGER. TANGIKRS, Aug. 16.—Rebels have (ought with the sultan's troops near Sirrl Mani Catsaltts. Several Europeans are said to be in Critical positions. ONE CENTIt FOURTH YEAH, NO. 841. 33 CENTS PER MONTH SCORES OFFICIALS FOR RIOTS NEW YORK, Aug. 16.—Officials of the Rapid Transit street car sys tem were soundly berated by Magistrate Higginbotham today, when General Manager Calder wood. Assistant Superintendent Smith and Chief Inspector New berry were arraigned charged with CAN'T AGREE ON REFEREE GOLDFIELD, Aug. 10.—Still no referee has been chosen for the Cans-Nelson fight. Nelson is still without training quarters. Nolan is worried as Bat must begin real training soon. Gans Is taking light road work every day. Bobby Lun dy will soon be here to spar with Nelson. COON NAMED DV EAGLES MILWAUKEE, Aug. 16.—The fight for presidency of the Eagles is between H. D. Davis of Ohio and Edward Krause of Delaware. Sur prises were sprung upon the dele gates by Carr of Pennsylvania withdrawing in favor of Davis. The convention was also sur prised by the nomination of Lieu tenant Governor Coon of Port Town Send, Wash., for vice presi dent against Theodore Bell of Napa, Cal. IT'S RED HOT HARMONY LINCOLN. Neb., Aug. 16.—Pop ulist convention adjourned this morning with the bitterness of the all night session in no way allayed. "Harmony for Bryan's sake" was the result of the night session, which agreed upon a fusion ticket. Asliton C. Shallenbarger was nom inated for governor. Populists are angered because Bergot wa*> turned down. W. H. Thompson was in dorsed for the United States sen ate. OILY JOHN FIXED 'EM GENEVA, Aug. 16.—0il men from Germany, Austria and Switz erland will meet here In September to consider plan for a trust, but Russian companies will fight Standard Oil with a united front. TROUBLE OF HIS OWN Complaint In divorce was filed this morning, showing that Mrs. Lula M. Girand is tired of being tlie wife of Frank W. Girand. They were married in Texas in 181)0, and have two children, one 6 years old and one 6 months old. The causes of action alleged are nonsupport. the wife claiming she had to teach school to support herself and child, and that defend ant Is an habitual drunkard. The name of F. W. Girand Is signed to the affidavit mnde by Mrs. Laura Dean Otis retracting allegations made in a divorce com plaint against her husband. MAY NOT DEMAND VACCINATION The board of health plans a special meeting to decide whether it will insist upon children being vaccinated before entering school this fall. Tho board has already given notice that all children must be submitted to vaccination, but the enforcing of the rule will not be decided until word has been received from the state board. inciting riot. They pleaded no* guilty and furnished $1000 bonda each to appear tomorrow. Tha magistrate scored the officials, say ing he had witnessed the riot scenes and told them disorder and death had resulted under their di rection. BROWN SAYS HE FORGOT Councilman L. C. Brown, who Is also a butcher, has promised that the proposed ordinance advanced by Dr. C. V. Genoway, head of the health department, to prohibit usa of injurious preservatives in meat, will be resurrected at the next council meeting. It has been "em balmed" for the past six weeks and might have remained on tha slab indefinitely but for The Press question mark. "You see," said Mr. Brown, "some of my friends who are also in the market business, asked me to go before the board of health and look further into the matter. I therefore asked the Judiciary committee to await my action. Then we all forgot about it en tirely and the matter was not again brought to my mind until I heard that MoCornack, the city chemist, had been fired. Then I thought of the business again, but on account of being so busy with polities I could not take it up, so asked the committee to hold it awhile longer." Brown then gave assurances that he used no preservatives, "not even in hamburger steak," but that all he used in the hamburger was saltpeter. But he didn't care to discuss the matter at length. It seems evident that "forget fulness" would have ultimately sidetracked the preservative busi ness. EX-WIFE IS AFTER HIM Allegations casting reflections on William ff. Sorrill, whose wife obtained a divorce from him only a few days ago, are contained In a suit In Intervention filed this morning In an action brought by A. T. Dlshman against Sorrill. Tho Dishman-Sorrill complaint has not been filed, but from the made in the Intervening complaint of Mrs, Sorrill it is suggested that Sorrill and Dishman are associated through a chattel mortgage on the property of the Spokane Tile & Mantel company, In which Mrs. Sorrill has an interest under her decree of divorce. She asks for a receiver for the Spokane Tile ft Mantel company, for the annul ment and voiding of the chattel mortgage, which she alleges was made after family troubles arose and for a general readjustment by the court of her rights in the tile business. Judge Kennan set August 18 as the date for hearing the motion for appointment of a receiver, and has allowed Mrs. Sorrill to Intervene in the Dishman suit, which is ap parently one to foreclose on a chattel mortgage. RIGHT AFTER REBATERS CHICAGO. Aug. 16—Federal Judge Dethea today Impaneled a second grand Jury which Immedi ately began taking testimony on alleged violation of commerce lawa by Standard Oil and tho Lake Shore road. Nonpayment of storage charges will be Investigated first. Rebat ing investigations will follow. SULTAN GETS GENEROUS. " CONSTANTINOPLE. Aug. 16.-. (Scrlpps News Association.l The sultan as a mark of gratifica tion for recovery to health has or dered the release of all prisoners lv tho empire who complete two thuds of their terms.