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(Herewith is presented the third Installment of the story of X. Z., Russian prisoner. His description of atrocities practiced upon men, women and children convicted of no crime, constitutes one of the black est aecusatlous of governmental in humanity brought against the czar. His story has been investigated and found reliable —Editor.) The punitlce detachment was stationed in the province of Llnd vald. and we were both brought there late at night. We passed the whole night in chains, without sleep. The cell in which we were locked was very small, perfectly dark and devoid of windows. In it with us were two peasants, Vlllipe and Jurgen. from Iskhkull. Their bodies were covered with evil smelling, suppurating wounds, the result of torture. Both were of mid dle age. They prayed upon their knees that God might free them fro mtheir terrible sufferings by death. They were accused of killing the landlord Mikhelson in Iskhkull. but they both assured me that they had had no part in the crime. Three weeks later, after having been re peatedly tortured, they were shot without trial by order of Colonel Lieutenant Prinz. the commander of the punitive detachment. On the day after our arrival I was taken out of the cell by lonin and taken to the offices. There lonin informed me that Mellor Zakomel sky, the governor general of the Baltic provinces, had ordered me and Martinson to be delivered into the hands of the punitive detach ment; and that unless 1 at once confessed my guilt the detachment would torture me until I did so. "I have nothing to say." I was then taken to a special building set apart for tortures. There the dragoons stripped me of my clothing and rained blows upon my head and my whole body, lonin, after that, ordered the dragoons to count 30 strokes of the magaika upon my body. Disgusting and in decent jokes followed and again 30 strokes of the magaika Were meted out. The pain was horrible. So passed my first •'interrogation" by the Liudvarten Punitive detach ment. Immediately after me, Arnold Martinson was taken to the torture building, in spite of the fact that he could hardly speak, his throat hav ing been already injured during his previous tortures in Riga, and that his spine was badly injured, he was again tortured that he might be forced to "confess." For three long hours they tortured him. after which he was thrown back into the cell, naked and unconscious. He regained consciousness only many hours after. He was subse quently kept three weeks with the punitive detachment, and tortured during that time In the most hor- Tible manner. lonfn and the officers applied lighted cigarets and candles to his lips and tongue. His wounds were salted and rubbed with nagaikas and revolvers. After there weeks Colonel Prinz informed us both that he had been to Riga and had spoken about us to the governor general. Mellor Kakomolesky, and that they had decided that Martin son should be shot, but I should re main alive. And next day dragoons took Martinson to the fields and shot him. A grave had been al ready prepared for him during the night, and was awaiting him. The execution took place quite near the building in which we were confined, so that we could plainly hear the shooting. A friendly dragoon told us the details of the grewsome af fair. In the official report it is stated that Arnold Martinson was shot during an attempt to escape. This is not true. • • After my first "interrogation" in Lindvarden I lay for several days on the floor, unable to stir. My whole body felt like one great wound. One day lonin came back "GUARDS BACK" GREATEST PL A V SA YS GREA T MURPH\ BY MIKE MURPHY. Undoubtedly the greatest play that was ever invented, the one which had most to do with revolu tionizing the game and one which is largely responsible for our pres ent attitude toward reTormed foot ball, is the famous old "guards back," invented by George Wood ruff, the old Pennsylvania coach, in 1895. It was in this year tbat the Penn sylvania team was having a strenu ous time with an unusually long and hard schedule. Several of the smaller colleges had given the Quakers hard battles, and each new game was looked forward to as a possible defeat. Woodruff, who all along seemed to have his team well in hand, had been working hard behind closed gates on a new formation. A guard was drawn back of the line, directly behind the other guard on the oppo site side of the line, while the half and fullback were close upon his mooK KAPTI NcSOK TO 1 TH£ FIELDS « -*V WOT HIK. from an absence in Riga and or dered the dragoons to bring me into the torture building. They did so, and threw me on the floor. lonin read aloud from some paper words to the effect that I be longed to the Lettish Social Demo cratic union, and that I was the editor of Strahdneeks (The Work man) the social democratic paper. -When I declared this to be untrue the dragoons fell upon me and be gan to strike me with their naga ikas so savagely that I could not help crying out. lonin dealt me blows with an iron rod. The dragoons kicked me while the officers elaughed. Then they raised me to a standing position and lonin struck my hand aud throat with the flat of his sword. They pinched the wounds on my back and poked sticks into them. Specially selected dragoons car ried out the tortures. Many of the others pitied us and expressed com miseration. They secretly brought us cigarets, sugar and tea. (To be continued.) MIKE MURPHY, TRAINER OF PENNSYLVANIA UNIVERSITY ELEVEN. heels. The other half was within easy reach of the fullback, a little to one side. With this formation a the varsity battered the scrubj mainly trying to buck the line. , . ( Fora while the play met with only fair success, gaining small dis tances. The keen eyes of Perm coach soon detected the reason for the small gains, and the remedy was soon forthcoming. The first guard was started a little soener, while the man behind paused slightly, then plunged forward, striking the first man and lifhtlng him straight through the line like a huge human battering ram. Gradu ally the second guard picked his openings and occasionally darted' through tackle instead of center and guard. In the Harvard game that year the red and blue team managed to use the new play quite effectively, but not with any startling results. It was not until the Cornell game that the other colleges would admit that Woodruff had discovered a wonder in the line of new plays. The play, however, enabled the red and blue to trounce the crimson by a narrow margin, the score being 17-15. In Nov. 28, Thanksgiving day, the other colleges were compelled to notice the strength of the famous Woodruff creation, for the Cornell team that year was defeated by a team that was supposed to be its inferior in weight and skill. The Ithacan eleven had defeated Brown, who had in turn played Yale a tie game and had tied the New Haven ers. In this game Quarterback Will iams worked every variation of the guards back formation that Wood ruff had taught him. Time after time Buck Wharton would plunge through tackle for a big gain; then when the Cornell backfield would shift, waiting for a repetition of the play, Brooke, who was playing fulf back. would slip around tbe end for a substantial gain. This variation of the attack so baffled the Cornell team and so surprised the coaches of other colleges that all winter long the possibilities of the new play furnished food for discussion among the gridiron generals. From that date the success of the famous combination was never questioned, and only the change of rules has made the play a back number. From this formation the "tackles back of a few years later arose. The principle was the same, the tackles beng used in place of the guards. The massing of the big men around the center and the injuries resulting caused the demand for an open game, which, finally indorsed by President Roosevelt, resulted in a revision of the rules, under which every semblance of the old forma tion is barred off the gridiron, prob ably forever. HIGH SCHOOL WILL SHAKE UP TOWN A boosting evpeditlon, 700 strong, comprising both boys and girls from the high school, will parade the business section Friday afternoon in an endeavor to awaken additional interest In the clever football team of the South Central high school and athletics generally. On Saturday afternoon the foot ball team tackles the Tacoma high school team, considered one of the strongest elevens in the North west. Coach Kennedy has put his team through hard practice for this game and wants all the boost ers and everyone else who can get away to go out to Recreation park and boost for the Spokane team. "Tacoma never did have any thing on this town in business or athletics," says Kennedy, the other day. He figures correctly that a good crowd and lots of home boosting often has much to do with win ning a game. NEW GONZAGA CLUB The alumni of Gonzaga college last night organized the Loyola Athletic club witti James Walsh, president; Earl Healey, vice presi dent; Herbert Wales, secretary and treasurer; Aloysius Hogan, ser- geant-at-arms, and D. T. Thavls, William Wallis and Peter Proulx, directors. The club will use Uie Gonzaga gymnasium evenings. A strong basketball team is being or-, ganlzed. ORGANIZE FOR BASKETBALL Another meeting of basketball enthusiasts Is to be held at the Y. M. C. A. next Friday evening, when organization of a league will be perfected probably with teams from the Y. M. C. A., S. A. A. C, Blair Business college, Cook's Gym., Co. I, Loyola Athletic club and Gonzaga college. Organization was discussed at a meeting last evening. CHESS BY TELEGRAPH A chess tournament by telegraph between players of the S. A. A. C, Seattle A. 0. and Multnomah A. C. is strongly talked of by. chess play ers of this city. THE SPOKANE PRESS CALLS KAUFMAN COMING CHAMP When Al Kaufman was matched with Fred Bradley, the New York scrapper, a few weeks ago, eastern fight fans smiled and remarked that Gus Ruhlin and Yank Kenney were still alive, if anybody cared to drag them forth and exhibit them as boxers. Rut when Kaufman put Bradley on the floor for the count of 10, it was all different. Bradley had earned a reputation In the east as a clever fighter, and the ease with which Kaufman disposed of him caused much comment. Billy Delaney is still managing Kaufman, and he says the big chap is ready at last to fight for the world's championship. S. A. A. C. ELECTION SMOKER The first smoker of the S. A. A. Ci this season will be held the night of November 3, election night, and during Intervals between boxing and wrestling election re turns will be read from the ring side. The smoker is open to club members only. WHITMAN TEAM CRIPPLED The Whitman college football team of Walla Walla will play the University of Washington team in Seattle on Saturday and the follow ing Tuesday play Whitworth col lege team in Tacoma. Harvey, Matthews. Bassett and Morrow are all bunged up and on this account the team will be fortunate to win either game. Twenty men will make the trip. Coach Middleton, of the Idaho university football team, has an nounced that he is determined to try out several players in the game against the Bremerton navy team in Moscow Saturday. This may de feat Idaho, but Middleton is deter mined, nevertheless, to get a line on his material. Los Angeles 4, San Francisco 2; Portland 4, Oakland 1. , TRUSTED EMPLOYE ACCUSED. RELLINGHAM, Oct. 22.—Comipg to Pellingham to meet his wife, Richard Stephens, for years a trusted messenger at the Canadian Bank of Commerce in Vancouver, B. C, and na« an alleged embez zler, was arrested. It is charged that he stole 1800 from the bank. Columbia Bldg., First and Howard Phone M. 2340. 02522 Dakota S< Tbe Press, 25 cents a month. AL KAUFMAN IDAHO AGAINST THE NAVY COAST LEAGUE Business Men's Lunch 11:30 TO 1:30 P. M. Imperial Bar TOM WILLIAMS CHOICE RANGE COAL $8.00 Washington Coal Co. PHONE MAXWELL 380 "I believe Al is a better man to day than Burns," said Delaney in a recent interview. "He has a great left —better than his right. He has learned not to leave himself open for a knockout punch. He's a good boxer, but he's a better fighter. And this is true of him —no man he whips ever wins a hurd fight after iward. They don't get over the pun ishment he hands out!" THE BEST LINE OF COAL 80LD IN SPOKANE GALT, CANADA-WEST, HILL CREST, BANFF, SHERIDAN ALL TRADE LEADERS UNION FUEL SICE CO. PHONE MAXWELL 3333 -JI4 STEVENS ST., Pure Wines 25c Fuu Pint DURKINS Phone 731 121 Howard Street Sprague and Mill Lump Coal $7.50 DELIVERED Best furnace coal en the market. NELSON COAL & WOOD CO. CALL MAX. 194 Maßsfleld-wonderful palmist THE GREATEST LIFE READEB TRANCE. TEST. BUSINESS MEDIUM PSYCHO-PALMO ADVISER Thorough clairvoyant stgUt for sickness, health, troubles, journeys, marriage, enemies. Sees and reads fluently and correctly on all affairs of life, love, courtship, divorce. 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Phone 320 First Aye. and Wall Novelty shooting gallary for sale; first class location. 322 Main ay. Splendidly improved - property In Lidgerwood; lot 76x115, all In lawn; 4-room house, with bath and full basement; two chicken houses and parks; a snap at $2150; $500 handles It F. A. Chase & Co. . IT'S THE VALUES. Here is a pick up! 5 room mod ern house on Grain? avenue, close to Manito Park. Can be sold at less than actual cost to builder who purchased the lot for $600, which is now worth $1,200. $1,000 cash will handle this. Price, $2,850. THOMPSON-GILLIS INV. CO., S5 Washington St. Phone 2530. RELINQUISHMENTS AND HOMESTEADS. We have two fine relinquish ments of 160 acres each, adjoining each other; all fine level land; abundance of timber; living water on each quarter. The last chance to get a fine quarter sec tion for $250; will trade either one for a good lot. SLATER LAND CO. 420 Rookery Blk. Phone Main 1057. HOUSE BARGAIN JUST READ IT. Good new 4-room house; bath, front and back porches; good loca tion; only $1,700; $300 down takes It, balance to suit. Houses all over the city. WEF'B REALTY CO., 7 and 8 Exchange Bank Building MORAN PRAIRIE. Five acre tract, fruit trees, ber ries, etc.; house, barn, chicken house and yard; good team horses, harness and wagon; also farmin.7 Implements; $1700; will trade for city property. SULLIVAN INVESTMENT CO. Phone 2433. 12 Bernard St Attorneys. M. T. O'Connor, attorney and counselor' at law. Room 508 Hyde -block. Civil and criminal practice. Satisfaction guaranteed or no pay. Tel. 1830 or 7106. Horseshoeing. Charles Staley, Pacific avenue and Bernard street. Restaurants. The Dairy Lunch Is now open for business. Something new —"it's the coffee." Brlssey Bros., 407V4 Sprague, near Washington. Best, biggest and cleanest 10 cent meals In the city; coffee fit for Governor Durkln to drink. Queen Coffee House, 337 Front avenue. Transfer and Storage. WEDGWOOD Express, Transfer and Storage Office 915 Bridge. Phone Max. 2542. INDEPENDENT Rapid Transfer Co. Office, 126 North Lincoln. Phone 469. Help Wanted—Male. Wanted for Army—Ablebodlcd un married men between ages of 18 and 35; citizens of United States, of good character nnd temperate habits, who can speak, read and write English. For Information ap ply to Recruiting Officer, 126 V 4 Howard street, Spokane, Wash. Hotels and Lodging Houses. LYNNE HOTEL. 319 Wall st., right by tbe river; no nicer place In town for regular or transient roomers; cozy, quiet and. respectable; secluded but close In; only 2% blocks from Riv erside ay.; rear entrances from Post st.; hot water all the time; moderale prices. hotellE^mpsey one block from g. n. depot. NICE ROOMS. 50c TO $1.50. PHONE IN EACH ROOM. TRANSIENTS. LARGE OFFICE. C. C. DEMeSEY, PROP. The Albany hotel, 323 Front avenue. Nice, clean beds; mod erate prices. Tbe James House, corner Madison and First. Single rooms, 25c. TURKISH BATH BEATB TAKING MEDICINE Doctors are a luxury and only once In a while a necessity. Next time you are feeling bad, Instead of ruining your stomach with medi cine try a Turkish bath. It's re freshing and Invigorating und will make you feel like a new man or woman. Bath and bed. $1.00. Turk ish Bath Parlors, First and Stevens. H. Nichols, prop. Muln 1241. ••• Loans and' Collections. \ Loans on furniture, piano, horses, etc. A. A. Harnett, 624 Tha Rookery. Cooper & Co., collections. 410 Co* lumbia building. Phone 0392. al Miscellaneous. Wanted—Mc.nure. 1601 E. Ninth. Phone 7258. Spokane Artificial Limb House, legs, arms, trusses, braces, made and repaired. Sherwood bldg. If your feet ache and pain, wear Kushlon Komfort shoes. Wanted — Musical instruments, sporting goods and tools. Call* fornla Cycle Works, 8 Riverside. Any face blemish removed without pain or scar; guaranteed. Tha Derma Inst, 824 Riverside avenue. Spokane Trunk Factory—Trunks, traveling bags and leather good*. 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