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NEWB WITHOUT FEAR OR FAVOR THURMAN NOTIFIES WIFE HIS BODY CAN BE FOUND IN FISH TRAP LAKE "Darling Mary—By the time you get this I will be In the bottom of Fish trap. There is no use of me trying to live as I am hungry and wet. You know It. I met the man that will give this to you Sunday night. Good by forever —" The above Is the wording of a note from Theodore Thurman, the Tyler, Wash., bartender who last. Sunday shot and killed Mark Lips comb in a row over Thurman's lit tle son. Detective McDermott is in pos session of the note and the above is as he deciphers it. George Bower of 804 Highland avenue, a foreman in the employ of the Barber Asphalt company, and son-in-law of Thurman. gave the not co Detective McDermott saying that last night a man had come to the residence while he and Borne friends were playing cards. He rushed in and without a word Bald, "Give tills to Mrs. Thurman." Before Bowen could have time to get a good enough lookat the man co as to be able to identify him, the stranger had departed. Mrs. Thurman, at the time her husband shot Lipscomb, was liv ing with the Bower family and it Is supposed that Thurman, before drowning himself as the letter threatens he would do. believed she was still there. The fact is, that as soon as Mrs. Thurman had heard of the Tyler shooting she left immediately for her home, only to find that her husband had fled on horseback, hatless and scantily clad, and was being followed by Harry Draper's bloodhounds. It was in the vicinity of Fish Trap lake that the bloodhounds $15,000 FOR A SQUARE DEAL At a special meeting of the Spo kane chamber of commerce trus tees today the committee having charge of Spokane's fight for fair rates before the Interstate com merce commission, recommended that $15,000 be raised to prosecute Spokane's case. The report was adopted and referred hack to the committe for execution. The money will be raised by subscription. WASHINGTON, Aug. 30.—The STRIKES BIG PAYSTREAK SONORA, CaS., Aug. 30.—Hub Shaw, a veteran prospector, has made a rich strike of copper and silver ore east of Kennedy's lake near the summit in the Stanislaus forest reserve. Specimens assay $bito per ton in sliver and a heavy percentage of copper. Shaw's brother in law, State Senator Cur tin, has also located a mine in the >ew territory. NAMES IS! STAND ALBANY, Aug. 80.—The appel late division of the supreme court today denied an application of the policyholders' committee to have the names of Gray, Higgenbotham, Tracy and Shook stricken from the Mutual's administration trustee ticket. ROW IN COURT PHILADELPHIA, Ta., Aug. 30.— William Glasgow, Jr., was named as co-receiver of the failed trust company this afternoon on account of diversified Interests. A row oc curred In court when the demand lor a co-receiver was made. lost trace of Thurman. Every ef fort was made to put them once more on the scent but they were unable to catch It although they 'ran all around the lake which Is about four by three miles in area. This makes the suicide theory doubly certain. The note was handed to Bower i along with a package containing Mrs. Thurnian's wedding ring, pre sented to her by her husband on their marriage 25 years ago, a jacknife and $61 In cash. All these particles are now in the safe at po j lice headquarters. I The shooting of Lipscomb took I place Sunday afternoon. While ! about a do/en people were lounging around the place Lipscomb came in and got into a heated argument with Thurman who was behind the bar. Harry Gibson, proprietor, was standing near. Thurman struck Lipscomb with a bottle. Lipscomb gained possession of the weapon 11 and was in the act of hurling It at j Thurman when the lattel fired . three shqts, .one entering Lips comb's left breast, the other going ■ | through the right eyo and the . j third passing through a lounger's ■hat. Then Thurman warned the i proprietor to keep his distance, • Went behind the bar and emptied 1 the till of its contents. He then went outside, mounted a horse and dashed away. Abe ■ i Brown, the Cheney deputy sheriff, was telephoned for and on his ar rival organized a possee and set • out in pursuit. Two miles from town the riderless horse was found. About 8 o'clock that night a man was found who had met Thurman . near the Northern Pacific tracks. [Interstate commerce commission ! today published complaints under j the new law filed by Spokane, i Wash., averring that the Northern j Pacific, Union Pacific, Oregon Rall | way & Navigation Co., the Spokane Falls & Northern and the Great : Northern discriminate against that city and its shipping interests in ,' favor of Seattle, Tacoma and Portland, by charging freight rates largely in excess of those charged in any city similarly situated. Many Other complaints were filed. VETERANS OF ISLAND WARS CINCINNATI, 0., Aug. 30—Near ly 300 hundred men who have seen service In Cuba, Porto Rico, China, the Philippines and other foreign countries, are in attendance at the sixth annual convention of the So ciety of the American Veterans of Foreign Service, which opened here today. One of the most Im portant features of the convention will be the amalgamation of the eastern and western organizations. By a peculiar coincidence two or ganizations were formed almost at the same time, one In the east, the other in the west. Both adopted the same name and the same re strictions as to membership. For nearly one year neither of the or ganizations knew of the existence of the other. At the convention of the western organization at Al toonn, Pa., last year a proposition was made by the eastern organiza tion to merge the two societies. This question will be definitely de cided on at this present conven tion. If the merger Is decided on, national officers will be elected by the convention. PROVE SIGNATURES IN FRAUD TRIAL PORTLAND.' Ore., Aug. 30.—Os wald West, state land agent, and G. G. Drown, clerk of the state land board, today identified signa tures of defendants In the Mays' land fraud trial on application for school land In the Blue Mountain reserve and testified regarding payments on the same. The Spokane Press He was easily recognized on ac count of his being coatless and hat less. The Draper bloodhounds arrived from Spokane in an outomobile later and were set upon the trail, but returned to Spokane unsuccess ful. Sheriff Doak tort°.y is making preparations for dragging the lake for Thurman's body. Thi« after noon Deputy MacPugri got Into communication with Tylotf citizens and ascertained beyond a doubt that the package delivered for Mrs. Thurman was from her husband. Citizens Identified the ring ami knife while the saloon proprietor said the $61 corresponded with the amount taken by Thurman from the till. To guard against a possible es cape on Thurman's part if the let ter should prove to be but a decoy, photographs were today sent to all the police officers in the northwest and British Columbia. FLAG STRIKE BREAKERS (Bcrlpps News Association.) OGDEN, Utah, Aug. 30.—When the Farley trains carrying strike breakers reach Ogdon union men and socialists will make a deter mined effort to induce the men not to go on to San Francisco to take the place of strikers. It is expected that no trouble will ensue. Moral persuasion only will be used. (Bcrrpps News Association » SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 30—The strike situation is quiet today. The company made no attempt to run cars, waiting the arrival of strike breakers. President Calhoun of the United railways made no reply to the offer of carmen to go back to work for $3 per day and arbi trate the hours. It is not believed the company will consider the of fer. Owing to the possibility of disorders Chief of Police Oman to day recalled 200 policemen on leave of übsenee and withdrew his order releasing 200 more Saturday. Cornelius this morning expressed himself as hopeful of an early set tlement. He believes 75 per cent of the strikebreakers en route west will desert on arrive! here. TROPHIES ON EXHIBITION The $500 check and the $500 trophy cup won by the team rep resenting the Spokane aerie of Ragles at Milwaukee, Wis., are on exhibition in the window of the Whitehouse Dry Goods company. At some later date the cup will be engraved with the names of the members of the team. Captain Emery P. Gilbert, who had charge of the team, and E. R. Ennls, have returned home, coming by way of St. Louis, Mo., Colorado Springs, Denver and Salt Lake. ACCUSED OF FORGERY C. E. Judkins was brought to the county Jail yesterday afternoon by Deputy Sheriff Hamlin and a com plaint was filed against him charg ing forgery. Judkins was captured at his brother's ranch near Foot hills, 20 miles from Spokane. The Pacific Bcales company of 002 Second avenue, for whom Judkins worked, claim that July 9 the pris oner forged the company's name to an indorsement of a check drawn by the City Grocery company against an Aberdeen, Wash, back , LOWER COURT BUBTAINED. The supreme court handed down a decision filed with the clerk of the superior court this morning up holding the lower court In allowing Adolph Nelson and Ed Edwardson a Judgment against M. H. White head for $75 with interest from August M, 1905. Weather—Bß at Noon; Probably Showtwa and Thunder Tonight or Friday. SPOKANE, WASHINGTON, THURSDAY. AIOFSTSO. 1906. BANK PRESIDENT A SUICIDE (flcrlpps News AasoalathfeV PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 30.— Coroner King today announced to day that the late President Hippie of the defunct Real Estate Trust company committed suicide. The coroner suppressed the facts sevent days In the hope of prevent ing a run on the bank. It Is not believed anyone interested in the bank knew that Hippie committed suicide. He put a revolver to his mouth and fired. Mrs. Hippie found the body and didn't know it was suicide as there was no outward sign. The wife thought death was caused by ap poplexy until the arrival of a physician. AUDITORIUM WILL REOPEN SUNDAY The Auditorium will look brand new when it Is opened Sunday night by the Jessie Shirley com pany. During the three weeks It has been closed workmen, painters and decorators have been busy go ing over the entire interior reno vating the seats and making the place more beautiful than ever be fore. The announcement of the re opening is pleasing, particularly from the fact that Miss Shirley's company will open with the roman tic drama, "The Lily and the Prince." The scenery and cos tumes will present a brilliant array of colors. It is said that as "An gela" Miss Shirley will have one of the best roles yet attempted by her, while George McQuarrie, as the doubting lover, has room for the work in which he is particular ly strong. INCREASE IN ARMY WASHINGTON, Aug. 30.—The war department today issued a gen eral order Increasing the enlisted strength of the army from 60,798 to 62,516. This is necessitated by orders requiring each cavalry and Infantry, regiment to maintain a machine gun detachment. Extra men will be ordered on recruiting duty. BEND NEW RATE LAW WASHINGTON, Aug. 30.—The first public order of the Interstate commerce commission releases railroads from one of the provisions of the new rate bill. An applica tion from the Boston & Maine ask ing permission to reduce rates on notice of five days was granted. The law provides 30 days' notice. Permission is given on account of the urgent public demand for ice in Boston and other reasons shown. WRECKERS ON SANTA FE LINE SAN BERNARDINO. Cal., Aug. 30.—An attempt was made last night to wreck the overland Santa Fe at Helen. Two men men cap tured and taken to Harstow charged with the crime broke jail with aid of friends. LADY BANNERMAN DEAD. tMrrlppa News Association.) MARIENBAO., Aug. 30.—Lady Charlotte Campbell Bannerman died here today. START TROUBLE WITH UNCLE SAM WASHINGTON, Aug. 30.—Prob ably with a view to forcing Ameri can intervention the rebels today begun to attack American property in Cuba. The manager of a sugar estate near Cienfuegos, owned en tirely In this country, today notified the state department that the place had been raided by revolutionists and several horses taken. Minister J. F. SLOANE BURIED Judging by Sidney Sloane's ap pearance today he passed a restless night in the County jail. His feat ures are drawn and his eye has lost its steely expression He has not yet broke down but maintains his stoicism. He still refuses to talk about the case. He has not asked to see his mother. An information charging murder In the first degree will be filed against him this afternoon by the county prosecutor. James R. Sloane. the father Sid ney murdered, was buried at 9 o'clock this morning at Greenwood cemetery under the auspices of th» Elks. APPEALS TO PUBLIG SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 30.— President Cornelius of the carmen's union this afternoon issued another appeal to the public asking sup port for the strikers In an effort to secure a living wage and fair hours, stating the men are ready to return to work and only ask the company to meet them half way. The company continues prepara tions to house strikebreakers and is fitting up the Twenty-eighth •treet barns with cots. HONOR SAILOR'S MEMORY CAMDEN, Me., Aug. 30.—This Is the day set for the unveiling of the tablet in honor of William Conway, the sailor in the United States navy, who at the breaking out of the civil war refused to haul down the American flag at the Pensacola navy yard when all the officers there renounced their allegiance to the Union. The presence of the North Atlantic squadron under the command of Rear Admiral Robley D. Evans, in the harbor is lending unusual dignity to the event. The tablet has been attached to an immense boulder, provided by the town of Camden. A salute of 21 guns will be fired by the war ships at the unveiling of the tablet. GAGE DOESN'T DENY BRYAN SAN DIEGO. Aug. 30.—Former Secretary of the Treasury Lyman T. Gagr, who has returned to his cottage at Point Loma. said today: "I am not a 'member of the theo sophlcal society and never intimat ed any intention of joining." Speaking of Bryan's arrival, he said' "It is manifest destiny that Bryan will be the democratic nom inee. His name is one to conjure with." TOO MANY LAWS SAYS PARKER fßrrrpps News Association.) ST PAUL, Aug. 30.—Alton B. Parker addressed the American Bar association this morning on the "Congestion of Law." He said the country is suffering from over legislation and its effects are mani fested in the belittled character of lawmaking bodies. With 25,000 pages of new statutes added every year the need of relief Is Impera tive, Parker declared. i Sleeper at Havana was Instructed .to lay the matter before the Cuban government with a request that measures be taken to protect Amer ican property. HAVANA, Aug. 30—An open rupture with angry words occurred i between Palma and Capote today. | Pahna called Capote n traitor. KICK ON KIDS PLAYGROUND Mrs. F. W. Muhs, of 523 High land avenue, this afternoon com plained to Justice Hinkle and Chief Waller about the conduct of the children at the free playground dedicated yesterday on Highland avenue between Sherman and Hatch streets. She says the children in playing baseball knock the balls against her house and arouse her husband, who sleeps daytimes. She says when she remonstrates with the children they throw things at her, make faces and call names. CATCH BASINS WILL REMEDY TROUBLE There has been considerable complaint of late about the new street flushers filling gutter boxes so that they run over before the street department gets around to clean them. Commissioner Omo this morning said that this fault Is being remedied. The gutter boxes on Riverside avenue at the corners of Stevens and Washing ton streets have been made over into what are called catch basins, and thus the department is enabled to care for the overflow because they don't fill so fast as the old arrangement. FIRST RET ON BRYAN NEWBERRY, Mich., Aug. 30.— The first bet recorded in the upper peninsula on the presidential elec tion of 1908 has been registered at Munising, Alger county, even money on Bryan. Should Bryan be sent to the White House, O. M. McLaughlin has agreed to keep Duncan D. Stew art supplied with clothing and fur nishings to the extent of $100 an nually during the four years of the Nebraskan's term of office. If Bryan is not the next president, then Stewart is to furnish Mc- Laughlin with the same amount of | wearing apparel for an equal length jof time. MAY HANG THEM ALL SAN ANTONIO, Tex., Aug. 30 — The state authorities think they have sufficient evidence to convict all the 13 negro soldiers held at Fort Sam Houston on the charge of murder at Brownsville. SEATTLE FACES STREET CAR STRIKE SEATTLE, Aug. 30. —A meeting will be held tonight to organize 800 Seattle street ear men. The Seat tle Electric company, which is fighting the movement, has already discharged 30 for organizing, and more will be discharged. There will surely be a strike. DISSOLVE PARTNERSHIP. William E. Richardson, ex-judge of the superior court, has dissolved partnership with the law firm of Roche, OniUne & Richardson, and hereafter will conduct an office of his own. MICHIGAN STATE FAIR. DFTROIT, Mich., Aug. 30.—The annual state fair under the auspices of the Michigan State Agricultural society opened hehre today with a larger and finer exhibit and a larger number of premiums than In any previous year. The fair grounds have been greatly improved since last year and several new buildings have been added. KILLS WIFE AND HIMSELF SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 30 — Abraham Green, age 42, living on the San Bruno road, thiH afternoon killed his wife and blew out his own brains. No reason for the deed was assigned, > '- — M •— ONE CENT FOURTH YEAR, NO. 253. 25 CENTS PER MONTH WOULD WIPE OUT RUSSIAN RULERS (Bcrlpps News Anaoolatlon.) ST. PETERSBURG, Aug. 30 — The government will make another loan to relieve famine sufferers In a number of provinces. It Is learn ed that revolutionaries in all cap itals of Europe are organizing to attack the czar and members of the imperial family. Nettlikoff, who commanded the armed revolution ists, has gone to Inspect companies forming. The attack on Stolypin Is "CANNON? EXCUSE ME" SAYS BRYAN (Scrlpps News Association.) NEW YORK, Aug. 30.—Bryan went aboard the Illini at anchor off Stapleton today to husband his strength for the two hours' speech he will make tonight. He feels fine today but Is silent in regard to politics. He expressed thanks for Roosevelt's efforts to facilitate his landing. Aboard the boat newspapermen cornered Bryan and talked with him an hour. Bryan refused to discuss "persons or politics." He said he is keeping out of state fights and will attend to the Sulli van question later. Bryan also re fused to discuss the tariff, but when asked about Cannon's boom, said" "Cannon, as to both his person and politics," excuse me." Every minute of Bryan's time will be filled from the time he lands un til tomorrow morning. At least seven Nebraska mayors say they will be In the parade regardless of New Yorkers' desire to keep them out and limit the procession. Everybody from everywhere wants to dine with Bryan and the committee Is going to make ene mies In selecting guests. BYRNE HAS BEEN ABROAD Dr. P. S. Byrne, chairman of the democratic county central commit tee, returned from a visit to Vic toria, B. C, yesterday. The doctor said he at one time thought of mov ing his family to Victoria to live but he said this visit has cured him for all time of leaving Spokane for any place on earth. He says that the people in Victoria are among the best but that they are always saying things that tend to raise the ire of the average American, not intentionally, but because they don't stop to think. The doctor spent two days in Seattle and was surprised at the number of Spo 'kane people visiting the city on the Sound. He says that he met 300 Spokane people over there. Doctor Byrne thinks prospects for electing the democratic county ticket are becoming brighter every day. HE SPRUNG THE FIRST CURVE IN TOWN Harry K. Schuler of the real es tate firm of Brobery & Schuler enjoys the distinction of having been the first ball player to pitch a curve ball in the city of Minne apolis. "Capt." Schuler, as the boys fondly called him, was the first to master the throwing of curves with the result that he had all the amateurs swinging until their backs ached. The feats per formed by Mr. Schuler took place about 1880, or 26 years ago. HONOR MENORY OF JOHN BROWN OSSAWATOMIE. Kas., Aug. 30— Vice President Fairbanks spoke here at the celebration today of the anniversary of the first conflict on account of slavery in which John Brown was the Central figure. THESE WILL WED The following marriage licenses were issued this morning by the county auditor: Carlos Everett Southwell (age 38) and Ida M. Cooper (age 38), both of Spokane; Oliver G. Fisher, Whtteflsh, Mont., and Laura E. Clinton of Spokane; Joseph J. Bassett (33) and May McDonald (2«), both of Phoenix, B. C. i said to be the first of a long bloody serieß. Officers have been ordered to use their arms to dispose of any sus pects who may hereafter approach them. The government Is deter mined to have no more assassina tions. Citizens interpret this to mean that the police are at liberty to shoot at all persons they care to attack. Bryan refuses to state the sub ject of his speech at Madison Square tonight. He will probably, follow the lines of his Interview in Europe In which he said free sliver is no longer an issue on account of overproduction; he will discuss the government ownership qustlon aa probably the paramount issue and demand tariff reduction as the only means of settling the trust prob lem. Great Crowd at Pier. 1 NEW YORIC Aug. 30—Th» crowd at the Battery to see Bryan land this evening far exceeded ex pectations. Governor Folk, head ing the reception committee, met the voyager at the pier. Members of the national committee in car riages fell into the procession at the wharf. Bryan was slightly in disposed, suffering from nervous ness of which he complained to friends as he landed. He was driven hastily to the Victoria hotel. Tom Johnson, fearing Bryan would read his speech tonight, told him today: "We don't want any reading tonight; we want the same old Bryan of old." Mrs. Bryan said, "He'll not read if I can help it, and I think I can." MAKES IT LOOK SICK From the tenor of discussion among men affected the Increase granted carmen by the Washington, Water Power company Is not re garded as anything extraordinary even for that concern. Said ono today: "The Washington Water Power company has received a lot of cheap advertising during the last few days because its men received a raise of 1 cent per hour. This "raise" amounts to between 50 and 75 cents per hour, only that number of men being afTected out of the hundreds employed. The manage ment called the night crews into the office at the barn and told them that the concern was only making a profit of 1 cent on each passenger carried: that under these circum stances it would refuse to pay an other cent; that the men were re ceiving more now than they were worth. In regard to the complaints of the men on the overcoats fur nished by the company they were told that they showed base Ingrati tude in obejecting to the regula tion coat furnished them at so much per coat. This grievance, however, would, so the official stated, receive his careful consid eration. To a portion of the day crews an increase was granted, about 75 men getting the benefit. In view of the statement from New York recently that the net earnings of the Washington Water Power company last year amounted to $500,000 the statement made by the management that a profit of only 1 cent per passenger is made looks rather debatable." . SENTENCED FOR LIFE LOS ANGELES, Aug. 30.— E. Q. Stackpole. convicted of the murdea of Joel Scheck, was sentenced to life imprisonment this morning. He will be taken to San Quentin Tuea» day. ""——————— m 'i IS NEARING HOME ■ i NOME, Alaska, Aug. 30.—Amlurl sen, the Norwegian explorer, hat passed Cape Prince of Wales with one of his crew dead. Nome 1 preparing a royal welcome. The; ice has released the whaltug Qeey DO MOT PAY MORI. YOU CANT PAY LESS.