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NORTHERN PACIFIC PREPARING TO MOVE ( ?) v. i . Cf- $ USE O N LINE AVOIDING GRADE Plan to Avoid Grade Separation Expense by Using the Great Northern Tracks. A NEW FREfGHTKOUSE Scheme to be in Oper ation Within Eight Months, Men on the 'Inside" Say. As a mat In- of avoiding a renewal of the heated con- troversy over a satisfactory grade separation, which is certain to be forced upon it again in the near future by the residents and property owners ol' Spokane, the Northern Pacific will pass through the city over the right of way of the Great Northern. Its present depot will he abandoned. Deathtraps to Go. The Division street aud Sprague avenue intersection with the tracks of the North ern Pacific, which with the rapid growth of the city has become a place of constant danger, will he eliminated, and every one of the cross ings from east to west ■throughout the city, which now are frequently blocked to traffic will he unobstruct ed. Such is the information coming from influential business nun and owners of extensive property, who ere Intimately associated with offi cials of both the Qreal Northern and the Northern Pacific railroads. Agitation for n good grade separ ntiou, leaving every crossing of the Northern Pacific in the city unob structed, cannot be staved off much longer. Officials of the Northern Pacific and their legal advisors are thoroughly aware of this, for capi tal has been reorganising for sever al months in preparation Tor a re newal of the fight which was waged with determination two years ago, chains! the present crossings. TO REMOVE FREIGHT HOUSE. According to Information, which is declared to have come directly from railroad officials, plans now under way are lor the removal of the Northern Pacific freight bouse from Division street and the estab lishment of a new one further east UP the yards. One of the Northern Pacific's creates! objections to the most fav ored plans for a grade separation was that it would be seriously In convenienced in leaving Spokane westward, because of the steep grade between here and Cheney. An easy solution to the grade prob lem has been found in the plan to use the Great Northern rinht-of-vvay throuc.li Spokane and across Hang man creek. ELIMINATE GRADE. The laying of hut two miles of track from the west bank of Hang man creek, is necessitated to reach the Northern Pacific lines at a pOlnl high enough to greatly nullify this grade. It is surmised that a portion of the new S. P. & S. road, passing near the Greenwood ceme tery, will be used by the Northern Pacific in making its way back to Its own lines, from the Great North ern. Owners of property abutting on Continued on Page Two. UNIQUE BANNER IS GIVEN TAFT WASHINGTON, Jan. B.— About as extraordinary a cam paign banner as was ever flung to the breeze in an American national campaign, was received by President Taft, at the white house to day. It was the work of sev eral Chinese school children and contains elaborately em broidered portraits of Presi dent Taft and Vice President Sherman In silk. Representative Humphrey of Washington presented the banner, which Is framed. The portraits were embroidered under the supervision of Ah Sing, one of the leading Chi nese of Seattle. Refused to Marry This Girl May Cost F. Gould $250,000 NEW YORK, .lan. B.—This is El sie De Vole, the dancer, who is knocking at the Frank (iould strong box for $2:>0.000. "Prank was to marry me Sept. 14 after he got his divorce," says Miss De Vole, "We met. two years be fore that, and he made me leave the stage because he said he Wanted to keep me away from the ITroad way life. During all these months he wrote me letters, telling me of his hopes of divorce and of his two children, Who, he said, were more fun to play with than kitties. "Hut, Sept. 13, the day before the date set for the wedding, he took NO MORE MUSIC IN SALOONS Rag Time in Booze Joints Must Cease in Spokane, SULLIVAN ISSUES ORDER Another Decided Reform Step Made —Music of All Kinds Barred. NO MQRI9 music to lure men Into saloons. No more machine organs, tam-tams, boom-boomi in the tlnist pftrlora Ol Front and Main syeauea to invite (or drlre) work ing men to drink and ruin. No more bizarre, painted women sinning tO liquor soaked audiences in (daces called beer gardens. One of the greatest steps toward reform in years was taken by the board of police yesterday, when an order was sent to Chief Sullivan asking that the officers be instruct ed to inform the men who run sa loons or beer gardens that the lid is to be clumped down on vocal and instrumental music in rooms where liquor is sold. it will be a quiet old town with out the music <?). Hut love for music will not die. Traveling from the police station up Front av enue to Division street a reporter of The Press noticed that there were semblances ol music in pine tically every saloon. Next Saturday night that form of allurement will not be present. This reform is a new safeguard to the homes of Spokane. All will agree that the Inclination to drink is In Itself strong enough, without the additional invitation in the form of attempts at music and sing lng in the saloons. The communication which was sent down from the board of po lite yesterday, and signed by com mlssloner of Police C. W. Tuerke, Is merely a notification that or dinance A9l. r > is to be Intoned. This ordinance provides that no show or place of amusement shall be oper ated without v special license, and that no such licenses shall be me to lunch at the Knickerbocker hotel and told me that he had heard something about me. and wouldn't marry me. He wouldn't tell me his secret, so I went to a lawyer and took out papers for a breach of promise suit. These were served on him Immediately, "He told me he was going away on a certain boat the next day. 1 got into my auto early the next morning, and, on the way down to the pier, I saw Frank's auto. 1 told my driver to follow it, and then I learned that Frank had even lied to me about the boat he was going to take, lie hasn't returned from Europe yet." granted to places where liquor is sold or given away. The communication significantly adds that "Under these provisions the board holds it is a violation of the law to conduct a concert, whether local or instrumental, in a saloon. You are directed to noti fy, through the officers of the de partment, all saloon keepers that they must at once discontinue to operate or conduct any form of in strumental or vocal conceits in sa loons." PINCHOT IS AWARDED IDE CLUB MEDAL NEW YORK, -lan. B—Glfford Pin chot will be awarded the annual medal of the Campflre club of Am erica, according to an announce ment at the banquet to.light by Era est Seton Thompson, president of the club. Mr. Thompson declared that there was no difficulty In pick ing the man who had done the most In the past year for the proper pro tection of bin game preserves, l'in chot, who attended the dinner, was loudly cheered. SNOW STILL DELAYS TRAINS. ♦ The snow of yesterday got ♦ ♦ in its work on the railroads. ♦ ♦ On the Great Northern No. 43, ♦ ♦ the Kansas City train, was re- ♦ ♦ ported 18 or 20 hours late; ♦ ♦ No. 2 was six hours late; No. ♦ ♦ 4, four hours, and No. 3, three ♦ ♦ hours and thirty minutes. ♦ ♦ On the Northern Pacific, ♦ ♦ No. 3 w.is six hours late and ♦ ♦ No. 7 six hours. ♦ ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ DIAZ MEANT TO ESTABLISH PROTECTORATE MEXICO CITY, Jan. B.—That President Diaz meant to establish a protectorate over Central America Is a rumor current In semi-official circles here tonight The mission of Knri(|Ue Creel was to ascertain the view of the state department regarding such a protectorate It is currently reported. It Is not de nied by government officials that "THE WORLD HAS LOST ONE OF ITS GREATEST MINDS" BOCTON, Mass., Jan. B.—Commenting upon the life of Car dinal Batolli, who died In Rome today, Archbishop O'Connell of Boston today said: "The church has lost one of it* greatest princea, the world of science one of ita greatest minds, the Holy Father one of bis wis est counsellors. America has lost a great friend." SPOKANE, WASHINGTON, SUNDAY, JANUARY 9, 1910 4TH WARD LEADER IN NEWBORN Districts With Working Peo ple Gave Spokane Most New Babies. NOT MANY IN SECOND First and Fifth Wards Show Up Well—More Boys Than Girls. 1909 BABIES BY WARDS. First 568 Second 182 Third 219 Fourth 608 Fifth 527 Total 2104 REGISTERED VOTERS First ward 3832 Second ward 3142 Third ward 2182 Fourth ward 3680 Fifth ward 3623 Total 16459 A glance at Spokane's birth rec ords for liiOll shows that the wards of the city that contain the largest proportion of working people are where the babies are being born. The First ward had a birth rate Continued on Page Five. GIRL IS MURDERED Body Probably Thrown Un der Railroad Tracks. WORE MAN'S CLOTHING Suspicion That She Is Miss ing Philadelphia Heir ess Denied. (By United Press Leased Wire) WHEELING, W. Va., Jan. B.— Police investigation up to late to night had not established the iden tity of the pretty young girl, 20 years of age, who, while dressed in men's clothing, was either murdered and thrown on the Baltimore & Ohio railroad tracks or was killed by a train while bumming a ride. The police have so far failed to find the man who was seen with her just before the accident, although they have searched the territory sur rounding. Chief of Police Polly of Benwood and Coroner McCombi Of .Marshall county emphatically deny that the dead woman is Roberta De Jan*n, They have her photograph, and, comparing it with the dead woman, they find absolutely no resem blance. Besides they say they are confident the dead woman Is a Syrian, and her hands indicate that she has been a hard worker all her life. Stories sent out from here that the dead woman was probably Roberta De Janon, the Philadelphia heiress, had no foundation In fact. So far the police have not been able to learn anything that would throw any light on the mystery, and the Identity of the dead woman may never be disclosed if her male companion is not found. One theory is that the dead wom an may have been a shoplifter, and that the extra clothes she wore, in cluding five union suits of under wear, were part of In r plunder. Creel's mission .proved a failure. Knowledge of Mexico's plans was in the hands of the i'nited states government, it is declared, j before Creel reached Washington. This is supposed to he the reason for the enthusiastic reception granted the Mexican ambassador. The plan tor the protectorate has not yet been abandoned. WM. BRYAN WILL NOT RUN AGAIN Statement Made by John W. Kern Last _ Night. SPEAKS OF TRUST EVIL •'May be a Century Before Another Man of Bryan's Caliber Is Found." ! (By United Press Leased Wire) GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 8. —William J. Bryan will nev er be a candidate for presi dent again, according to a state ment made by John W. Kern, his late running mate, at the annual Jackson day banquet, tonight at the Young Men's Michigan Democratic club. Flaying the Taft administra tion, Kern declared that the heads of trusts are in control of white house policies. "Your candidate of two years ago," said Kern, "will not be a can- didate two years hence. It may be a century before another man of his caliber is found to again carry the banner of your party." Kern asserted that special favor itism, paramount evil of the ante bellum days, is again responsible for the present evils that harry the admirtistration. He declared the democratic party would not suffer the insult of having its next cam paign leaders affiliated with the trust heads who now control the destinies of the Taft regime and charged that the Taft ship of state is guided by a "rich criminal organ ization known as the trusts." "The trust evils will never he he continued, "until the rich, criminal is placed on the same plane as the poor criminal, or the Standard Oil criminal with the poor man who steals a ham for his starv ing family or until the party leaders in Washington are compelled to re gard their party pledges as sacred an honor as their oaths. The trust ev|l must be endured until the strength of a brave and united peo ple obliterate it. "Jackson opposed the central bank Idea; Senator Aldrlch wishes to foist it upon the American peo ple. Not until now has it been nec essary to revive the fires of patriot- Ism of Jackson and his day to quench the greed of the republican party and its rich allies." GUMS IS SURPRISED AT NEWS Located Away Back in Hills by United Press Cor respondent. GOING TO WASHINGTON Hasn't Much to Say, But He's Going to Get Busy. (By United Press Leased Wire) PORTLAND, Ore., Jan B.— Thirty miles hack of White Salmon, Wash., in the moun tains- of Klickitat county, Louis K. EHaviii the deposed chief of the Yield division of the general land office, whose headquarters were formerly in Seattle, was located tonight by the United Piess cor respondent. Alter telephoning to even farmhouse within a radius of 40 miles, Qlavls was located at Timhervalley, at the home of Hey. Seldom Bwlng. Except for the pri vate telephone wire, he is Isolated front the world. Tlfic news of the dismissal ol Clif ford Pinchot as chief forester of the I'nited Slates by President Taft was broken to him by the I'nited Press correspondent. Although he did not say so, his voice gave evl- | depot of the surprise the news from Washington caused him. Vie you going east?" was the liisljqueatiou asked. "Yes," came back over the wire. Then us an afterthought he added: "I go east every winter." ' Hut, Mr. Glavis, isn't your pres ent visit in connection with the Bailinger Piuchot controversy ?" 'T cannot answer that question," he replied. "I will leave that for you to guess. I think you w|ll ! understand that I am in an extreme }ly delicate position." "Wheu do you expect to leave for the east?" Karly next week. ,'c will leave tor White Salmon tomorrow, and expt-ct to reach there Sunday night ter Mouday morning." Exciting Search for Pretty Heiress; Eloping With Waiter ROBERTA DE JANON, AGED 16. . Here is the latest photograph of Roberta de Janon, 16, who eloped with an elderly married waiter from the small Hellevue-Stratford hotel in Philadelphia the other day. Heiress to 110,000,000, her weird idea of romance is said by her parents to be the cause of infatuation with Fredeiick Cohen, the waiter. They were traced from Philadelphia, be cause the girl, with the spirit of childhood, failed to cover her trail well. j PHILADELPHIA, .Tan. B.—Search ; for Miss Roberts Huist De Janon the missing granddaughter and 1 ward of Robert Bttist, a millionaire : seed merchant, which has been ! made hi a hundred eastern cities ! since the sixteen-year-old girl disap peared on Wednesday of last week in the company of Frederick Cohen, | n middle-aged waiter, has led to | Lancaster county. There detectives, THREAT OF A FAMINE N GOAL Desperate Condition Threat ens All Cities West of the Mississippi. RAILROADS SUFFERING Storage Supplies Depleted— Are Confiscating- Supplies From Big Consumers. (By United Press Leased Wire) CHICAGO, Jan. B.—That the en tire west faces the prospect of a serious coal famine is the belief here tonight. For weeks past the inadequate winter supply bus bet D drawn upon until it is exhausted, and experts are now alarmed at the situation. An advance of from 60 cents to %\ a ton Is expected as the immedi ate result of the famine. Qeorge H. dishing, an expert, in a report says: SITUATION LOOKS BAD "The situation is the worst we BANQUET AT $100 PER PLATE Most Gorgeous Affair Ever Given in Expensive Pittsburg. (By United Press Leased Wire) PITTSBURG, Jan. B—Pla • toons of uniformed guards of ■ the Carnegie Steel Co.. sub- > ' sidiary of the United States ■ • Steel Corporation, guarded the • • corridors tonight about the • • hail where the thirteenth an- • • nual banquet of the operating > officials of the Carnegie com > pany was held. > It was the most gorgeously > > set and most expensive ban- • • quet in the history of Pitts- • > burg. The cost of the banquet • > was $10,000, or $100 a plate • > for 100 officials, departmental • > heads and members of the i > steel corporation who were i • seated about the table. • » W. E. Corey, president of • the United States Steel Cor > poration, was the guest of • honor. EIGHTH YEAR, No. 53. 10 CENTS PER WEEK. accompanied by the father of Miss De Janon, after a dramatic chase, cornered three persons supposed to include the missing pair in a village called Vintage. The pursuit began early this morning in Atglen, a village, and led from one town to another along the line of a trolley line, over which two persons answering the descrip- Continued on Page Three. have faced for years. The scarcity J has almost reached the famine ! stage. This is due to every big manufacturer, railroad and steam plant having failed to lay in a suf ficient supply. They discounted the mildness of the three preceding winters. I'pexpected cold weather has exhausted coal so rapidly that not more than one fourth the nor mal supply is on hand. "Railroads have heretofore kept storage supplies of from 150,000 to 300,000 tons of steam coal apiece. Their stocks are now depleted and they are confiscating the supplies shipped over their lines to other big consumers. Western roads have done this to a greater extent than the others. A desperate con dition faces the people in the towns west ol the Missouri river in South Dakota on the Milwaukee road, ac cording to advices from Mitchell, S. D., tonight. LITTLE COAL LEFT "At Accoma there is no coal whatever and the people are haul ing wood from the river. Cham berlain reports that its coal is al most gone. Belvedere has 73 tons on hand; Draper is fast running Short, with no coal in sight; Murdo has coal to last three or four days, but has no prospect of any more coming; Vivian is almost out. The thermometer early today register ed 17 degrees below zero through out Dakota. "Special activity on the part of the Chicago roads is promised by their managers to bring relief. Un til the supply is increased the roads promise to give preference to coal over all shipments excepting per ishable goods." WOULDN'T ELOPE; HE SHOT HER Nine-Year-Old Daughter Is Witness pf Tragedy. (By United Press Leased Wire) NEWCASTLE, Pa., Jan. 9.— Shortly after midnight this morn ing, Arthur W. Howard, 34 years old, is alleged to have shot and in stantly killed Mrs. Harry Robinson, aged 31, of Moravia street, at her home, after she refused to elope with him. He then shot himself in the head. Howard is in the Newcastle hos pital in a dying condition. The only witness of the shooting was Pearl, the 9 year-old daughter of Mrs. Robinson. Howard was a boarder at the Robinson home. PINCHOT APPEALS TO PEOPLE Receives Letters of Congrat ulations for His Fight Against Administration. TAFT OUTGENERALED Controversy May Be the Initial Steps Toward For mation of New Party. (By United Press Leased Wire) WASHINGTON, Jan. B.— Dismissed from his office of chief forester by President Taft on the ground of insub ordination, Gifford Pinchot, originator of the Koosevelt conservation policy and bosom friend of the ex-presi dent, today appealed his case to the American people. Administration leaders to : day decided to make another fight for the apjK)intment of 'the house members of the [Bailinger investigating com mittee by the speaker in stead of their election by the house itself. The senate com mittee on public lands today voted in favor of the original resolution, which gives the | speaker the power of select ing house committeemen. Telegrams of congratula tion on his fight against the administration poured in on Pinchot all day from every part of the country. I Many telegrams were re ceived at the White House, the sentiment of which was not made public. MOST SERIOUS CRISIS. The developments In the famous Ballinger-Pinchot controversy aitl admitted tonight to have created the most serious political crisis in the history of the administration since the civil war. They have painted again across the political sky the shadow of The odore Roosevelt as a possible oppo nent of the Taft administration and have recalled from the skeleton shelf the "back from Elba" story with new and ominous variations. While the chief figure in the con troversy would make no statement' for publication today, Pinchot did give out for publication a steno graphic report of two addresses he made to his former associates on taking his official leave of them and in his remarks is written plainly a defi to the Taft administration and an appeal to the people to uphold him as the defender of the Roose velt conservation policy and Continued on Page Five. ESCAPED PRISONER CAPTURED I. W. W. Chased for Nin« Miles on Cross Ties Officer Edwardaon. TOOK FRENCH LEAVE After a whirlwind escape from the county authorities yesterday mbrnmy at 10 o'clock, John Pan*' ncr, one of the I. W. W. men sen> fenced to six months in the county jail for conspiracy, crossed the feet bridge below Natatorium park ait# traveled down the Great Northern) tracks, only to be recaptured by Officer Edward Edwardaon early yesterday evening. Panzner was about nine uttesj out of the city when he was take* in custody by the officer who had hit the ties" for that distance leV pursuit of the fugitive. The t, afp w. man is again a prisoner kg thY county jail. ™- Two shots were fired after MMtti ncr by Deputy Sheriff MM '4§3| sou yesterday morning i when prisoner, who had been- employe* en Hk- snow shoveUnasg- brifpjS mude hit escape.