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Tells What It Knows UNITED PRESS ASSOCIATION SERVICE TEN BURNED IN A BLACK HAND FIRE TRAP FERDINAND TOUCHES OFF BOMB IN THE BALKAN SITU A TION FARMERS WOULD BUILD PUBLIC MARKET BOOTHS Promise Personal Aid in Establishing North side Trading Place on City Side. Farmer patrons of the city mar ket have told Market Master Happe that they are willing to erect their own booths if the city concludes to establish a northside market on the city ground bounded by Mission and Sinto avenues, At lantic and Normandie streets. They will further dig small cellars in connection with their market for the preservation of such produce as is left over from one day to the next The need of such cellars is now felt. Market Master Happe has re ported this fact to Councilman Os trander, chairman of the special committee having the northside market matter in hand. This matter of permitting the farmers to erect their own shelter is suggested only as a solution of the question in the event that the city does not feel financially able to erect a permanent market build ing on this site at the present time. It is considered much more desirable for the city to put up the TRY TO LYNCH NEGRO UNDER COURT'S EYES LOS ANGELES, Oct. s.—Deter mined to lynch Edward Martin, ne gro, who was sentenced to life Im prisonment today for assaulting beautiful Edith Halston, a mob of 100 led bj W. S. Debell, the girl's sweetheart, attacked a cordon of police guarding the prisoner In Judge Austin's court. I. It. Sweig ert. one of the mob, was struck on the head with a policeman's club and taken io a hospital. Alter being held to the superior court the negro walked to the door, where Debell, trembling with rage, Hung himself upon Martin and attempted to drag him from the police. This was the signal tor an attempt at lynching. The police fought 100 men hand to hand while Martin was taken through a rear door and quickly arraigned in Judge Curtis Wilbur's court, where he pleaded guilty and was sen tenced for life. BUILDING KEEPS UP PAGE Ruilding permits today kept up in value but fell off In numbers. Five permits for a total of $14,800 were issued this morning. ,1. 11. Hrower was granted permission to build a one story frame addition on lot l.'t. block 6, Irving Heights addition, at a cost of 13,800. A story and a half frame to cost $5,500 will be built by W. 11. Bur ton on lot 21, block 6, Cliff Park addition. M. L. llateman will build a story and a half frame, cost ing $1,500, on lot 12, block 20, Northwest Boulevard addition. BETTER LUCK FOR WILBUR WRIGHT LH MANS, France, Oct. 5.— Wilbur Wright took Leon Holies In his aeroplane today, making a suc cessful (light of four minutes. MRS. HAINS ASKS DIVORCE HOUSTON, Oct. s.—Frederick Norte,n, attorney for Mrs. Peter Hale.-, announced today that a dl voice suit would be started against Captain Halne, slayer of William Annie. Bbl WHI ask allniouy and uu... >dy of ihe childreu. market building, as it would then be under no private obligations to persons erecting the temporary market accommodations. Councilman Watkina reports that at least two parties are ready, if given the endorsement of the city council, to erect a public mar ket building near the corner of Second and Washington street, which would solve the difficulty now confronting the present mar ket in securing the matter of per manent Quarters. The northside people, while favoring a city own ed market, have no objection to the city council making any pro vision for a permanent market on the southside that It sees fit, but still insist that they are entitled to a market north of the river. ■I. S. Phillips, president of the city council, is in favor of a mar ket on the northside and thinks the city's ground Is the proper loca tion. He believes the city council ought to erect a permanent market building on this site. IRISH SINGER COMING Joseph O'Mara, a famous Irish singer, is coming to America early in November to give a series of five lectures on "The History of Irish Music." lie will also take JOSEPH O'MARA. part In a romantic comedy with songs. "Peggie Maehreo." under tho management of Brooks & Dengwall. Shortly before he sails for this country the Irish members of par liament will give him a benefit at Covent Garden, Mine. Melba and IMunkett Green have volunteered their services for the occasion. Car dinal Logue is to be one of the patrons. The lectures will be delivered In nil the large cities of the United States, before Irish societies. Mr. O'Mura will also lecture In the principal Catholic convents and colleges of tho country. His lec tures are to be illustrated with songs. GOVERNMENT GETS VERDICT A jury In the federal court re turned a verdict for the govern ment of $700 In the suit Instituted against Captain A. M. Anderson to recover $0,000 for alleged short ages in Colville Indian agency ac counts. Captain Anderson was agent and his bondsmen were sued. BRICK CRASHED GLASS. Whllo Hermit) Leld, proprietor of tho Orpheuui bar. was count ing up tho cash at 2:15 o'clock this morning, a brick suddenly came shattering through the front win (low and clattered down among the liquor bottles. A $75 plate glass wan destroyed. The notion with L.eld's aasUlumv a''e trying to lo cate a man who U suspect*** THE SPOKANE PRESS CUT OFF BY FIENDISH DESIGN Babes Thrown Like Balls From the Windows. NEW YORK, Oct. s.—Victims of a fire fiend, who started a fire so the stairway was destroyed, cutting off all means of exit, 10 persons burned to death several were fatal ly and six seriously injured today in an eastside tenement. The fire was started with oil-soaked paper in several different places. Most of those killed jumped from windows. Three were caught in roaring stairways without the slightest chance of escape. Ten babies were saved by fire men, who threw them from the windows like balls. Firemen be low caught them. Fire Marshal Kelly said today the Black Hand was responsible for the fire. Two men were seen rolling a barrel into the building shortly before the fire started. Two explosions followed. When the inmates, most of whom are foreigners, awakened they were hemmed in by flames. At the rear of the building a lire was started so that it was impossible to escape there. Many climbed to the top of the building and over other roofs. ONE MORE CHANCE TO SUPPORT FAMILY "If you give me one more chance, judge, I'll suport my fam ily." This statement perhaps kept Leonard Jackson from being sen tenced to a term of from one to five years in the state penitentiary this morning when he was brought for the second time this year into court on the same charge. Jackson is a barber and has a family of six little children. lie was arrested last Thursday on a charge of drunkenness and Satur day sentenced in the municipal court. The line was remitted and he was placed under a bond to keep sober for 90 days. The matter was drawn to the attention of Deputy District Attor ney Don Kiser, who secured a dis missal of the bond and bound Jackson over to the superior court. The court ordered that Jackson give an order for $15 of his wages each Saturday night to B, G. Peters of the juvenile court to be turned over to the needy wife and children. Jackson said he had not worked for several months and was out of a job, but the court was Informed that his wife had secured him a job. WIFE ALSO IMPERFECT SAYS HUSBAND Nelson Olson has Bled an answer and cross complaint in the suit for divorce brought by his wife recent ly. He denies every allegation In her complaint and as cause for ac tion In his own behalf charges his wife with being addicted to the use of ciragets and beer, of which she "consumes large quantities." He states that she applies to him, without cause, vile names. He complains that his wife refused to cook his breakfasts nnd has hidden from him and has carried away from the home food which was In tended for the family. ARIZONA LEADER FELL INTO NIAGARA TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. s.—Drew ster Cameron of this city was swept to death over Niagara Falls Friday, according to a dispatch. He slipped from the bridge. Cameron was prominent In poli tics. He was offered the governor ship of Arizona when Governor Mc Cord rCfll| in 4 Weather—Tonight fair, cooler; Tuesday fair, warmer. SPOKANE, WASHINGTON, MONDAY, OCTOBER 5, 1908 CAN "MAN BIRD" BEAT AEROPLANE? PASSANT ILLUSTRATING HOW HE WILL FLY AS BIRDS DO. Now comes an Englishman of the name of H. J. B. Passant with the assertion that he has mastered the art of flying. He believes he can "outfly" either of the Wright boys. Passant declares he has made several soars, but he has no photo graphs nor witnesses to sustain his WAIL OF THE LOST DOG Forced to acknowledge the extent to which Sandpoint has profited at the expense of Spokane through the grade separation fight, the Spokesman-Review seeks to shift its share of responsibility therefor by the age old cry of "Wolf, wolf." It now unearths a discovery that the Sandpoint plans were perfected before the Spokane grade separation fight came on, a subterfuge of no more real ingenuity and possi bilities of deception than the Revls* has frequently been forced to wriggle through heretofore. Reference by the Review to "persons and publications" not under the Cowles thumb as agencies "that can always be depended upon to advocate anything wanted by the railroads regardless of how it may affect Spokane interests" is more of the slapstick sort of humor than the morning paper has pro duced iv quite a while. j* If there is a publication in the country that cannot over whelm the Spokesman-Review in comparison on the corpora tion question as it relates to public interests, such publica tions identity has been most effectually concealed. The Press will readily plead guilty to advocating anything wanted by any corporation that is legitimately designed to protect tinman life and means the expenditure of a vast amount of money locally. The defeated separation plan represented the expenditure of more than $2,000,000 right here in Spokane and by far the greater part of this for labor, but this is shabbily "cheap" compared to the plans designed in the Spokesman-Review editorial rooms, and which the railroads had the temerity to reject. The truth of the matter is the Spokesman-Review has suddenly found itself in the same fix on the grade question as the dog that pursued Mark Twain's coyote—alone in a vast solitude. _.■ ORGANIZE FOR PACIFIC COAST SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. s.—For the purpose of uniting Pacific coast cities in an effort to obtain a solid Pacific coast delegation at Washington, to work for the inter ests of far western states, repre sentatives of 13 commercial or ganizations in San Francisco, Oak land, Los Angeles, Portland, Seat tle, Tacoma and Spokane will meet here today to effect organiza tion. C. R. Yandell, secretary of the Seattle chamber of commerce, and former Governor McGraw of Wash ington, headed the Seattle delega tion. Yandell critlsized the gov ernment's policy of sending coal from the Atlantic to the Pacific in foreign boats. Letters from Senator Piles and Senator-elect Jones, Washington, were read. Piles wrote that he was always In need of concerted movement on behalf of the inter ests of the coast. Jones' letter was similar, ltoth declared there was lack of organization up to the present time. FINE CHANCE IN IOWA FORBRYAN LINCOLN, Neb., Oct. s.—Uryan leaves at midnight for Oes Moines on a tour of lowa, lie will take advantage of the situation in the republican party of that state, which Is In a deadlock on the sena torial contest in the legislature. VANISHED WITH TYPHOID. The disappearance of Jack Ryan, age 62, from Coleman, Idaho, on August 28, has Just been reported to the police. Ryan left Coleman saying he felt he was coming down version. The Englishman's machine is of the heavier than air type. The cen tral framework is shaped like the body of a huge bird. There are four wings—two in front to sustain the operator, motor and mechanism and two in the rear for propelling. with typhoid fever and wanted to get to Spokane so he could go to the Washington hospital. There is no record of his having arrived. PREACHERS' IDEAS OF LOCAL OPTION BELL INGHAM, Oct. s.—ln a sensational sermon last night Rev. William Orr Work, pastor of the First Congregational church of this city, made unique suggestions for the proposed local option in Wash ington. He declares bars should be abolished, the fronts of resorts opened and they should serve beer and other refreshments on tables. The practice of treating should be abolished. 4,000 TONS OF COAL DESTROYED SAN Fit A NCI SCO, Oct. s.—Fire that threatened destruction of the Beale street wharf and adjacent shipping valued at $500,000 started early this morning In the coal bunkers of the Pacific Coal Co, Many tons burned with terrific heat. After five hours' fight the fire was brought under control Four thousand tons of coal were consumed and part of the com pany's offices and wan-houses de stroyed. It is estimated the loss Is between 160,000 and $10(1000. Several firemen were overcome by fumes. HUSBAND TO GALLOWS WIFE TO ASYLUM BOISE, Idaho, Oct s.—On the saint- (lay that John Fleming was found guilty in Shoshone count > of murder In the first degree meaning death his wife was ad judged luaane and committed to the state asylum, Fleming shot and killed Frank Langford. Tin y Quarreled over an irrigation ditch BULGARIA IS READY FOR BATTLE Movement to Found Slav Empire Started. SOFIA, Rulgaria, Oct. s—Prince Ferdinand, reigning prince, today proclaimed Bulgaria independent of Turkey and formally announced himself czar of Rulgaria. The announcement was made at Tirnova, the ancient capital. The declaration is the result of com bined action of the cabinet and prince. Theh fana'ical populace is urging the prince to march on Turkey im mediately. Official announcement is issued by the foreign office that France, lOnglatid and Russia, members ot the triple alliance, had agreed to proposal of mediation between Tur key and Rulgaria. Foreign Ministers Pinchion of France, Iswolsky of Russia and Naoune Psha of Turkey held a con ference today. At the conclusion it was announced that Dr. Stanill off. Bulgarian minister of foreign affairs, will be called into further conference tomorrow. The exact text of the declaration sent all European chancellories is being withheld pending reply. The delay is being utilized in rushing to completion military plans for the occupation of Roumelia. Soldiers are bing mobilized and rushed to the frontier. It is not known what action by foreign gov ernments is to be expected if the whole Balkan peninsula is thrown into war. Prince Ferdinand is counting on the assistance of Servia and Rou mania. It is thought a strong ef fort will be made to establish a Slav empire. SIFTS DOWN TO MONROE ST. It seems that the promoters of the mass meeting, caled for to night at the Elks' temple to pro test against the action of the city council in ordering a steel bridge on East Olive avenue, finding that there is a strong probability of the city council permitting the Olive avenue bridge to rest for the pres ent or until the Traction interests agree to pay their share of the bridge cost, have quietly shifted the subject of consideration from the Olive avenue bridge to con crete bridges in general, which to thOS6 behind the movement means the Monroe street bridge. It is figured that a strong ex pression by the meeting for con crete bridges iv general will be of great service in pushing along the Monroe street concrete bridge. Those In the bridge agitation for selfish reasons hope to secure the aid of those in the agitation from the standpoint of principle, the dual combination thus being able to present a strung front when going before the city council. A majority of the city council and fully 90 per cent of the people want concrete bridges if they can be built for anything like a mod- * crate increase over the cost of steel bridges Hut they want to be i sure about the costs. With the bridge at Olive avenue j eliminated, the only bridge remain-| ing for consideration is the Hon- j roe street bridge, for which the I city engineer has been ordered to prepare plans for both steel and concrete. These plans have not yet ! I been completed and will not be In all probability for weeks hence I there Is a disposition in the city IODUUCiI to let the Monroe street i I bridge rest until the plaas are ready. ONE CENT SIXTH YEAR, No. 301. 25 CENTS PER MONTH MAYOR MOORE WILL VETO TRACTION FRANCHISES Hold That Rate of Compensation Proposed Is Entirely Inadequate. In all probability Mayor Moore will veto the ordinance offered by the Spokane Traction Co. covering the extension of four of Its lines into the east and southeast sec tions of the city, if the ordinance is passed by the city council in its present form. The mayor objects to the rate of compensation fixed by the ordinance, two mills per car mile, and says the rate must be at least five mills per car mile If the ordinance is to receive his sanction. The mayor vetoed the ordinance granting the Spokane Traction Co. the right to extend its East Broad way line to the fair ground on the ground of a lack of sufficient com pensation, but the city council passed the ordinance over the may or's veto. In that case the mayor asked 10 mills iter car mile for the first 10 years of the life of the franchise and 15 mills for the re maining 15 years. In regard to the extensions about to be asked for the mayor AMERICANS SHOWS 'EM HOW TO SHOOT Special Correspondence to The Fresa AUCKLAND, N. Z., Oct. s.—The big game hunters among the offi cers of the fleet were given a great day's sport at a deer drive on Tahu island, near Auckland, as the guests of Sir John Lockhart, a thorough sportsman and one of the most i>opiilar political leaders in New Zealand. Lieutenant Cronin of the Con necticut, the crack shot of the navy, was "high gun" over all tho civilians and officers who took part. Three deer out of the six killed fell under his shots. The hunt took place over an open coun try, but the small native deer, which are very much like the plains antelope, developed a Speed in their wild flight which called for exceptionally good shooting to bring them down. EVERYTHING NAILED; PLUMBERS HERE The annual gathering of master plumbers began this morning when about 80 members of the associ ation from all over the state met in Pantages hall for a discussion of matters pertaining tn the trade. Mayor Moore welcomed then) in an address, in which he sai.l tilings were all n,tiled .town and they OOUld have anything that wasn't. Tuesday afternoon they will elect' officers, and Tuesday evening will hold a banquet in the Hall of the Doges, Davenport's, Wednesday they will go to Coeur d'Alene for a boat rid'- up the St. Joe river. HAD AN AWFUL TIME. The contested divorce case ql Fdward Brown against Kate BrOWD was continued this morning before Judge Kcnnnn. Neighbors of the Browns nut on Logan street testified to hearing vile language lifted by the wife in addressing her husband and that at various times the peaceful atmosphere was pol luted with uxpressions univpeut .able. looks upon them as being project* ed Into territory at present very thinly settled, hence he believes a lighter fee than that exacted by him in the case of the fair ground extension is proper. He believes these new extensions should not be granted for a longer period than the life of the parent line from which they extend, in order that the franchise for the whole line may be taken up when that portion of it first granted expires. Mayor Moore fs not much Im pressed with the car mileage plan of compensating the city for street railway franchises and thinks a tax on the gross earnings of tho companies would be much mora preferable. If the various public service corporations of the city were taxed on their franchises in proportion to their earnings, the mayor says the city would be col lecting $50,000 from this source in stead of $8,000, the estimated re ceipts of this character for the coming year. TOMORROW AT THE FAIR Tomorrow is Derby day, the big gest date of the interstate fair. This Derby is the eightb annual and Is run for a $1,000 purse. A classy field is announced for the event. The fastest harness race of the fair will also be run. the 2:05 pace. Other events of this date are the militia field meet, opening of tho dog show, iudging of livestock, award of aster show prizes, $1,250 rock drilling contest opens and fancy horse show. In addition are the special attrac tions and the evening is W. O. W. night, with gorgeous Vesuvius Are works display. The Woodmen have a special program. WILD SCRAMBLE FOR OLD JOBS WINNIPEG, Oct. r>.~ Following announcement that differences be tween the mechanics and the Ca nadian Pacific road were settled, hundreds of workmen are partici pating In a wild scramble today for old jobs. They will return to work tomorrow. Terms of settlement are secret, but it is announced that they are agreeable and honorable to both sides. ACCUSED OF LEAVING WIFE DESTITUTE Albert Prultt was haled before Justice Stocker this morning on a charge of wife desertion. His wife, it is said, is lit destitute cir cumstances. He was released on a bond of $500 to appear Monday for hearing. UNION GIVES A BALL. The Cooks and Kitchen Helpers' union will give a ball Tuesday night at Elks' temple. Prizes for the best man and lady waltzers will be given, a hat donated by Kemp A Hebert for the best male waltzer, and a silk umbrella, do nated by the Wentworth Clothing Co. for the best lady waltrer. DOESN'T BCARE BRYAN. ! INCOLN, Oct. s.—Bryan today refused to comment on the Infor- ; mutton that Rooseveli will tHke tin- stump ami make six set ; sp< i chea from Washington to San I Francisco, Leading democrats believe there is some truth in the ' story.