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NEWS WITHOUT FEAR OR FAVOR DARING HIGHWAYMAN IS CAPTURED The perpetrator of the many holdups of late Is believed this morning to be in the strong cell at the city Jail In the person of a Bo hemian from Texas who gives the name of Frank Warner, age 22, and occupation as steamboat fire man. He has been identified by two victims of recent robberies. Patrolman Tom Lister made the arrest at 9:30 o'clock this morning at the Inland saloon, corner of Howard street and Main avenue. The capture was the outcome of a peculiar train of circumstances. O. C. Hale, agent for the Great Northern Express company at the depot, was held up at 7:45 o'clock last evening on the Howard street bridge within a stone's throw of the police station. It was dark and the holdup, after cautioning Hale, had him stand close to the railing, with the admonition to keep look ing into the water. With a revol ver pressed against Hale's back, the robber deliberately went through his clothing while several people passed. Ten dollars and a lady's gold watch were taken. Then Hale was ordered to proceed to wards the depot, while the robber llesurely walked Into town, passing the police station. At 8 o'clock. Just 15 minutes after the holdup, a man sold a lady's gold watch to Archie Ball, a pawnbroker on Howard street, a little more than three blocks from the scene Of the holdup. Ball's clerk paid $ti for It When Ball came downtown this morning he heard of the holdup and went to the police station with the informa tion that a watch had been sold to him. Tbe police hardly believed the robber would be daring enough to dispose of the stolen properly so ■OOn after the holdup. Ball left tbe, timepiece with the police for Identification. Then he started for the store, and on the way saw the man who had sold the watch getting ills shoes shined in front of tbe Inland bur. Ball informed CITY ENJOINED On petition of Julia V. Costello, Judge Kennan this morning signed an order enjoining the city from letting a contract for the grading of Olive, Eleventh, Third, Gardner, Cincinnati!, Twelfth, Cedar and Second avenues. The city Is (died to appear October 18 to answer the complaint filed this morning. Irregularity Is alleged by the pe titioner In the claim that when these bids weer opened only Com missioner Hoy was present, a viola tlon of city charter provisions for CARPENTERS WILL DECIDE Whether Carpenter! 1 union No. ittlon. it la believed that the mat -98 will support the Structural nl- ter CHn ~p Itralghtened out with ,, , ... ~ , ... . _ out Involving the organization! in llanco In the Washington Water , . , . ■ Jim. , tereated In serious difficulty. Power company's car barn trouble j L* boreri belonging to Federal will be decided tonight when the union No. 11,624 have been called union meets to consider the propo- off the barn work. SURE HE'S GRABBED IT I —• (Scrlpps News Association.) COPENHAGEN, Oct. 12.-Two Swedish engineers have Invented a Method of making petroleum from tar. It Is said Rockefeller will buy the process. BABES POISONED BY MILK FINDLAY, 0., Oct. 12.—Fourteen Children In tho county orphans' koma are critically 111 from bad Mil, Two are dying and several liahles may not recover. Officials are conducting a strict Investiga tion with the Intention to prose cute to the fullest extent persons guilty of supplying the milk. TURKS BATTLE WITH ARABS. CONSTANTINOPLE. Oct. 12.— Turkish troops In battle with rebels In Yamon province, Arabia, lost 100 killed and SO wounded. The Arabs lout 200 killed. Officer Lister of his suspicions and as the holdup came down from the stand and started into the saloon Lister accosted him. "Where are your going?" The man turned and involuntarily made a move for his side. But his vest was buttoned and as Lister pro ceeded to search him he made no hostile demonstration A 45 calibre Colt's revolver rewarded the po liceman's search. It was strapped under Warner's left arm and had worn the lining of the vest from long carrying. "Why do you carry that?" asked Lister. " 'Cause I've been held up three times in this country." Lister then took him to Jail, where Jailer Bill Smith searched him under direction of Sergeant Sullivan. A burglar clutch for turning keys from the outside was found, also $11.20 In cash and a pocketful of cartridges. Warner said he had passed the previous night in room 93 of the Dempsey hotel, but a search of the room revealed nothing but a re ceipt for goods bought at Berry's. The name placed on the hotel reg ister was "Walter Serick," Instead of Frank Warner, the name given at the station. While Warner was being search ed O. C. Hale was telephoned for and as soon as he saw the prisoner eel aimed "That's the man —I'd know him anywhere!" Warner is well educated, but has the appearance of a born criminal. He Is evidently of some refinement and all through his conversation with the police showed good breed ing, was very polite and did not use any of the "tough" language usual ly heard from hard characters. He denies everything, claiming lie never saw Ball nor Hale and held up no one. Anton Green, proprietor of the Keystone bar at 01002 Howard street, which was held up Wednes day night, was called to the station public consideration of such bids. Unless the court interferes, accord ing to the petition, the contracts will be let to H. 1.. Lillienthal, Handley & Fife, Peter Costello and Anderaon & Co. The complainant says that she Is creditably Inform ed that one of the commissioners is Interested In the contracts; that the letting of the contracts would be Illegal. The petitioner also al leges belief that on account of the manner In which the utd! were opened the cost assessed to her property will be Increased. COPS MUST QUIT IT The police commission this after noon sent Chief of Police Waller the following order: "You are hereby notified that you are to prohibit any Officers of this department from lingering or loiter ing around saloons, exchanges or pool rooms." REFINED SUGAR TAKES TUMBLE (Scrlpns News Association.) NEW YORK, Oct. 12—All grades of refined sugar were reduced 10 cents pa? 100 pounds today. NEGRO MURDERER HANGED (Scrlpps News Association.! CHICAGO, Oct. 12. —Daniel Francis, negro, was hanged at 11 o'clock tills morning for killing his wife and Dora Scroggs, whom he accused of persuading his wife to leave him. > «S»' — The Spokane Press later and positively identified Warner as the man who held a gun to his stomach while another mask ed man rifled the cash register. The police are at a loss to Identify the solid gold locket founl in the pris oner's possession. Warner claims he bought it in Galveston, Texas. Warner was taken before Justice Hinkle this afternoon and given a preliminary hearing. The testimony of Hale, Ball, Lister and Welssner was taken, but Warner refused to talk, saying he preferred not to go upon the stand until brcaight before the higher court. He appeared versed in court procedure. He was bound over to the superior court and his bonds fixed at $1,500. The police believe Warner will manage to raise the amount, as he appears out of the ordinary for a criminal. LOOKS GOOD TO HUGHES (Scrlpps News Association.) PENNYAN, N. V., Oct. 12 — Hughes arrived today to begin his campaign in Yates and Seneca counties. Many old men, life long democrats, greeted Hughes at the hotel reception, assuring him of their support. Hughes thinks he gained many votes by the Tam many-Hearst deal on the New York judiciary ticket. CUBANS RAISE TRUST CRY HAVANA, Oct. 12.—Agitation against the United States has been started actively by moderates. They denounce provisional government generally and charge that inter vention Is the result of Influence exerted by the sugar and tobacco trusts. Tho moderates have changed their party name to the national republican and have called a na tional mass meeting for November 9. Liberals are recommending can didates for office. ST. ANDREW'S TOR PHONETIC ST. ANDREWS. Scotland, Oct. 12.—At tbe opening of St. Andrew's university for the winter season to day President James Donaldson said he cordially favored phonetic spelling and declared reformed spelling would save millions of wasted hours of labor nnd Irritating vexations. He claimed it would ad vance the spread of the English language more than anything else because It will remove the greatest obstacle to learning it. PELEE FIRES UP ONCE MORE OUADALOUPK, Oct 12—Ashes are blowing from Mount Pelee to day and it Is believed the volcano has broken out into active eruption again. There is no sign of an erup tion on Boufrlere. BIG THIEF LOCATED NEW YORK, Oct. 12.—1t Is re ported that Silveira, accused of sailing away from Cuba with from one to two millions, mostly belong ing to CeballoUS & Co., is In New York. It is thought he will be ap prehended quickly If here. MORE EMPLOYMENT OFFICE GRAFTING Three Austrlans, with unpro nounceable names, this morning complained to Chief of Police Waller of fraud at Ihe Mncho Em ployment office. They claimed to have been sent to Baltese, Mont., after having paid for Jobs, nnd then couldn't get them. Macho re fuses to return their mouey, they said. Weather—s6 at noon; light froat tonight; Saturday fair and warmer. SPOKANE. WASHINGTON, FRIDAY. OCTOBER 18. 1006. MUNSON WILL SUE A petition for appointment as guardian was filed this morning In the superior court by Anna H. Mun son, widow, of the late N. E. Mun son, who met his death In the Great Northern wreck at Diamond lake. Mrs. Munson says there Is a con troversy between herself and two children and the ra'lway people. She wants to be appointed guardian for the purpose of suing the com pany on behalf of the children. MAYOR SAYS HARPER LIED (Scripps News Association.) SEATTLE, Oct. 12 —That the so cialist writer and speaker, H. A. Adams, better known as Vincent Harper, lied In regard to alleged promises of protection for street oratory is the chargfc made by Mayor Moore, in affidavits filed in answer to those of the socialist leaders who have been arrested on charges of blocking up the streets. They are now suing Seattle for $20,000 damages. The mayor says he has never spoken to Harper. He further charges that Dr. Titus was Imported from Idaho by Seattle socialists to be used as a challenge to police authority. The mayor further alleges that the socialist meetings have been held In the busiest portion of the city and have been detrimental to public peace. HUNTING FOR FATHER Mrs. Williams, of Sumpter. Ore., notified the police this morning that 6he had arrived in Spokane with two children belonging to J. A. Nordyke, a carpenter. She said she had brought the children from their former home to be cared for by the father, but had been unable to find him. Mrs. Williams left word that she could be found at a residence on Onyx street between C Btreet and the Great Northern tracks. POISONING PROVED (Scripps News Association.) TOMS RIVER, N. J.. Oct. 12.— The state rested today In the Brouwer murder case. Dr. Wash ington testified that Mrs. Brouwer, in bis opinion, died of arsenic poi soning. The first witness for Dr. Brouwer, Miss Stella McClaunahan, said she was governess ot" the Hrouwer children and never was treated by tbe doctor in any way to arouse Mrs. Brouwer's jealousy. | SMOKING OUT THE STANDARD FOX A detailed account of how Rockefeller and Standard Oil were driven from cover by the present prosecution in Ohio li given on page 4 of this issue. (Scrlpps News Association.) FINDLAY, 0., Oct. I?.—The state' is today trylfig to show the connec-1 tlon between Standard Oil and sub sidiary companies. The Ohio and | Manhattan Oil companies. Buckeye' Pipe line and Solar Refining com pany are Involved. The records of each are being presented In an ef fort to show one man controls all. Court records showing transfers of land to Standard Oil were read In court this morning as a part of the evidence of a trust. Deputy Oil Inspector Shafer. of this city, testified that 'he Standard has distributing stations on prop erty bought from F. L. McManus. The state Is trying to show by Shafer's testimony lhat the rela tions of the Solar Helnlng com pany with Standard Oil are too NATIONALS WIN TODAY CHICAGO, Oct. 12.—The weather today was fine and a crowd of 7,000 fans gathered at the ground at 11 o'clock. When the teims came in at 1:30 Rohe, winner of yesterday's game, was given a rousing wel come. George Davis, who was out on account of sickness, warmed up with the Americans, but the crowd yelled for Rohe to be retained in Davis' place. Hahn played, in spite of his broken nose. Rohe was sent to thiid and Davis played short. Tannehill was left on the bench. Batteries —National o . Brown and Kling; Americans, Altrock and Sullivan. The Nationals scored one in the seventh, the first score of the game. The American side of the board is still blank. Chance got first on a muff and scored on Ever's single. The Americans were shut out in the ninth and the final score stood 1 to 0 in favor of the Nationals, with seven hits and one error. The Americans got two hits and one error. MEAD URGES PUBLICITY The first banquet of the Adver tising Men's association of Spokane was held at the Silver Grill last evening from 7 to 10:30. At the conclusion of the banquet President Alex Greeu, of the association, in troduced President Goodall, of the chamber of commerce who in a few well chosen sentences Intro duced the speaker of the evening. Governor Mead. The governor spoke along genera! advertising lines and advised that the whole state stapd together In placing the advantages of Washington before the world. His remarks were well received. Following the governor, brief talks were made by O. B. Dennis. R. B. Patterson. J. Lewis Raines, J. Austin Larson and Mr. Baker. GOT HIS SYMPATHY AND ALSO HIS CASH Chie"'f of Police Waller today be came so interested In a story told by a laboring man that he forgot to take the latter's name. The man said that as he was passing Sacred Heart hospital last night he saw a woman falls and commence to moan. He hurried to her side and found she was colored. He asked if he might call a hack but she said if he would help her to the fence she would await the coming of friends, as she lived but a short dis tance. The stranger did so. She claimed to have a sprained ankle and leaned heavily on him. Later, when reaching for his money, be discovered tbe woman had picked his pocket of a small purse con taining some change and a wallet with valuable papers, including his pension papers. close to permit competition, al though the two are ostensibly com petitors. The state scored heavily against the Standard today when It estab lished relations between the Seaps Oil Purchasing agency and the Standard and showed there Is no competition in Findlay between the Standard and Solar refineries. J. C. Seaps. local purchasing agent, with offices with the Buckeye Pipe line. teStMed fliat he received in formation of credit balances over private lines of the Buckeye com pany. The state contends this admis sion proves the original Irust agree, ment Is still in force Court adjourned this afternoon until Monday morning. $5,000 BLAZE AT CORNELL ITHACA, N. V, Oct. 12.—Sibley college, Cornell university, caught lire this morning and was damaged to the extent ol 18,000, Destruction eras prevented by firemen aided by students. CAN RECOVER DAMAGES PORTLAND, Oct. 12—Federal Judge Wolverton, In the case of the United States against the port of Portland, rendered a decision to day establishing the sovereignty of the federal government over rights of states and public corporations to supposed exemption from damages resulting from accidents due to acta of corporation employes. The government can now secure damages on proving violations. WILL DOUBLE HIS BOND Justice Hinkle this rrorning gave the police orders to re arrest Harry Younglove, the Washington Water Power company motorman who Thursday night struck Conductor West over the head with a con troller handle and was subsequent ly arrested and released on $50 bonds. ■ ■ • West complained that Younglove was making threats to injure him and the courts wants to raise the bonds to $100. IT'S UP TO HEARST NEW YORK, Oct. 12. —A com mittee of seven from the Inde-' pendence league left today for El mira, N. V., to deliver an ultima tum to Hearst. The committee will Insist that Hearst repudiate all Tammany candidates and demand that the gubernatorial candidate consent to placing a complete in dependence league ticket in the field. Timothy Drttcoll heads the committee, which has its blood up and intends to waste no words. ACKNOWLEDGES OFFER A message was received last evening by the chamber of com merce from the president of the National Basball commission at Chicago thanking the chamber for its tender of $15,000 guaranteed for the deciding game of the champion ship series now being played at Chicago in case it became neces sary to play a seventh game. The telegram explains that the extra game, if one is needed, will be play ed in a city to be selected after the fifth game. Three have now been played, today making the fourth. Yesterday the chamber of com merce forwarded its offer, raising a bid made by Denver $5,000. DECREASE IN NEW TAX LEVY The county commissioners today formally fixed the tax levy, the total amounting to 32 mills, as pre dicted yesterday. The tax for county purposes is fixed at 12 mills, city at 12 and the school dis trict levy adds 7>,£ mills." This is a decrease of f> mills from last year's levy, when tho county and state tax brought 1(1 mills; city 13 mills and school 8 mills. The decrease is due to the increase of from 25 to 40 per cent raise in valuations made by the assessor this year. CRUISER'S ENGINES GO LAME ON TRIAL SANTA BARBARA, Cal.. Oct. 12. —The trial board Is awaiting ad vices from the navy department re garding the Union Iron work's re quest that the endurance trial of the California be held off San Fran cisco on account of Injury to her engines. Member! of the board ex press an opinion that tlie request will be granted. HAS NOT RUN AWAY Claude Connelly, the young man whom tho police stated yesterday they had been requested to look up on a report that he bad disappeared with Lett Smidi is at his home in this city. He has not disappeared and Is unable to account for such a report being made. The only ex planation offered by the police is that such a report was |q circula tion. Connelly Bays the rumor is absolutely untrue. He has resided iv this city for the past 14 years. ONE CENT FOI'RTH YEAR, NO. 25*0. 25 CENTS PER MONTH NO JURISDICTION SAYS THE BOARD The police commission this after noon submitted its report on the investigation of charges of "bribe taking" made by race track touts against Detective Ed Stauffer. Prac tically no attention is paid to the charges, the commis°ion covering the whole thing under a general statement that the board has no jurisdiction over the Merchants' patrol. The commission devotes about two lines to the Inquiry and fol lows with a recommendation that the city council pass an ordinance making the Merchants' patrol amenable to the authority of the commission. When Stauffer read the report he expressed some disapproval, say ing that although it seemed the de sire of the commission to make it clear he was exonerated, he would rather have It shown more dis tinctly In the report. The finding in full follows : Spokane, Wash., Oct. 12, 1906. Honorable President and Members of the City Council, Gentlemen: We have had under investigation the matter of the charge made of certain parties hav ing paid for protection at the late meet of the Interstate fair, and have found that we have no juris diction over the party complained of, these parties having no connec BANK ROBBING GANG REPULSED (Scrlpps News Association.) RICHMOND, Va„ Oct. 12.— , Robbers rode into town early this | morning, surrounded the People's bank, at Jackson street, and ex-, POPE PIUS REPORTED IN A CRITICAL CONDITION (Scripps News Association.) LONDON, Oct. 12 —It is report ed that the pope's condition ie very grave today. Pope Pius la said to be suffering HURLED DOWN MOUNTAIN ROAD (Scrlprs News Association.) OROVILI.E, Cal., Oct. 12.—Four horses attached to the Madellne- Lakeview stage, Modoc county, ran away with the stage on a steep mountain road today. At the bottom of a steep incline they ran into a dry creek filled with great boulders. The stage was demolished and pas sengers thrown out. Three people weer badly hurt, and one probably fatally injured. Thomas Fluke is epected to die, C. Henderson and MoCall were severely injured. Miss Fluke, J. Fluke, W. H. Dick and Albert Olsen were bruised. NOME NAVIGATION IS CLOSED (Scrlpps News Association.) SEATTLE. Oct. 12.—Shipment to Nome for the winter season closed this week with the departure of the steamers Victoria and Senator. Both had good passenger lists, con sidering the late date, and all the freight they could carry. The last mall for the season went north on the Senator. This season has been the banner period for Nome trans portation business. BIG COMPANY INCORPORATED. Articles of Incorporation were filed this morning by the Coeur d'Alene Mountain Mining company. The capitalization is $1,500,00. The incorporators are W. N. Brayton, C. W. Hunt, John McKenzie, of Spokane, ami M. Rablsh of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. TROUBLE AT PORTLAND. PORTLAND, Oct. 12—A mob of 50 iirmcil strikers Invaded three grain docks this morning and threatened non-union men at work there. No blows were struck. tlon, as far as we are able to learn, with the police department, and aa we understand, the provision of the rharter and ordinance governing', there is no warrant for the special officers being sworn in except to) act at a particular place and for a particular service. This brings to our attention th« question of authority of the so* called "Merchants' poMce." In thej opinion of the board of police com* mlssioners, owing to the size of ouf police force, It is desirable that we) have the additional protection that is obtained through this so-called Merchants' police which is paid fog by private Individuals or corpora* tions. * We would, therefore, recommend to your honorable body that an or dinance be passed providing for at merchants' police specifically de fining Its duties, power and respon sibilities. We would suggest that the members of this organization be amenable to the police commis> sion, so that some authority can be exercised over them by the city in. regard to the methods of con ducting their business Also the) badge of the special officer should be distinctive so they are easily; recognized as not being members of the regular force. Respectfully, Board of Police Commissioners ploded dynamite under the vaults, i The blast failed to open the safe. I Dr. J. I, Triplett opened fire on the robbers and kept up a running \ fight. The gang escaped. from a complication of diseases. It is understood that he has fainting spells frequently and falls asleep during conversations. He refuses to obey his physicians. NAME THEM AFTER TEDDY (BeTlpps News Association.) WASHINGTON, Oct. 12.—Trip lets' appeared at the home ot Joseph F. Williams today. Each was given the middle name of Roosevelt. Theodore Roosevelt Williams is dead, but his sisters are thriving. Eighteen children havo arrived at the Williams home in 17 years. BANQUET BOYCOTTER3 (Scrlpps News Association.) HONG KONG, Oct. 12—The boy. cott on American goods has been called of and as a result the vice roy released three ringleaders of the movement. An enormous crowd greeted the prisoners at the prison gates, extolled their conduct and tendered them a luncheon. CARNEGIE DIGS UP (Scrlpps News Association.) LONDON, Oct. 12.—Carnegie has given an additional 18,500 pounds for a physclcal laboratory at St. An drews university. RUSSIAN INVASION i (Scripps News Association.) SAN DIEGO, Oct. 12.—Four head men of the Russian colony, located in Guadeloupe valley, Lower Cali fornia, are here today for the pur pose of withdrawing the colony from Mexico and coming to Cali fornia. About 200 are In the colony and about 30.000 more are waiting to come. SPEAKER CANNON ILL News Association.) SPRINGFIELD, 111., Oct. 18.— Speaker Cannon Is confined to a hotel here with a severe cold. Phy. slclans are In attendance. DO NOT PAY MONK. YOU CANT PAY LEM.