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"X HEART WILL STILL BE FOR YOU WHEN I LET THE LIGHTB QO OUT"—PITIFUL NOTE BY FORMER 80UTHERN BELLE. HUSBAND DESERTS HER ATTEMPTED SUICIDE IN BIG LONDON HOTEL—LIFE BAYED. (By United Press Leased Wire.) LONDON, Feb. 7.—On the Verge of death from the effects of chloral, which she swallowed with evident suicidal Intent, Mrs. Florence Schenck Wilson, formerly a belle of Virginia, is under the care of physicians and nurses here today. Mrs. Wilson's attempt to take her own life was made In a well-known West End hotel. Despair because her husband, Charles H. Wilson, manager of Alfred Vanderbllt's rac ing stable, refused to see her, is given as the cause of her deed. Three weeks she came to London to look for Wilson, from whom she had parted in Paris, evi dently upon good terms. She is sad to have been in straitened cir cumstances and to have appealed to both him and Vanderbilt for aid. Ltst Thursday she appealed to him In v letter in which *he said: "I have no one to turn to but you. All the world is against me. Wail ing to hear from you by tomorrow, I will let the lights go out, and in the dark my heart will be for you." She d'd not receive a reply from Wilson, and Friday evening swal lowed the poison. That she was not killed almofit immediately, the doctors believe, ts due to the fact that she took too much of the drug. When Wilson did not come to her aid, she retained John B. Euever, a solicitor, to I ring suit against him for support. Wilson's counsel claim their client's marriage to the beau tiful Virginian was not legal, in view of the statement that he was hot fully released from a former mnrriage whtn the ceremony with Miss Schenck was performed. DAVENPORT WAS AH OFFICER OF CREMATORY NOT A LOYAL ONE, HOWEVER, AS BUSINEBS WENT ELSEWHERE RELATION IS SEVERED An ordinance gives the city cre matory a monopoly of the business of hauling away all garbage, refuse and ashes, and fixes a penalty for the removal of these substances by ull parties other than employes or officers of the department. L. M. Davenport, proprietor of Davenport's restaurant, got around this by having himself apolnted an officer of the crematory depart ment and in this way was permit ted to remove his garbage by his own team or any other way that he chose. This permit has now been "re voked by Superintendent Harmon of the crematory and Davenport must deal with the city the same as any other restaurant man. At the crematory department it was learned today that It is worth $100 to $150 per month to remove the Davenport garbage, but he is trying to negotiate a contract with the city crematory at $50 per month. Some of the other large con cerns, like the Spokane hotel, have been doing their own garbage work, nnd they will also be called on the carpet and made to conform with the ordinance. NO PREJUDICE, STATE SAYS WILL TRY TO BHOW BY PETI TION THAT I. W. W.'S CAN GET A SQUARE DEAL, Tho application for a change of venue in the Fillgno-Ourley l'lynn trial is to be fought strenuously by the proeecrt'ng attorney's office. Counter affidavits and petitions lire'being circulated, and every ef fort will be made to provu that there is no prejudice existing against the I. W. W. and that the two can secure a fair trial here. CHlCAGO.—lllinois state food commission claims horses are be ing slaughtered, and sold as food here: formerly all horse meat pre pared In Cblcago waa for shipment |o Copenhagen* FIRST PICTURES OF THE GREAT PARIS FLOOD Snapshot photograph which has just arrived from France. Shows rescuers taking a whole family aboard a skiff in a side street in Paris during the height of the recent disastrous overflow of the River Seine. MORE GOLD AND AMERICAN GIRL FOR TOTTERING NOBILITY MISS DREXEL TO WED HEIR TO EARLDOM OF NOTTING HAM—DISAPPOINTED SUITORS. (By United Press Leased Wire.) LONDON, Feb. 7.—Formal *n- nouncement was made today of the engagement of Miss Margaretta Armstrong Drexel, daughter of An thony J. Drexel of Philadelphia, to marry Guy Montague George Finch- Hatton, viscount of Maidstone, and heir to the earldom of Winoheldea and Nottingham. The wedding will take place here in June or early July. The bride Is the sister of An thony J. Drexel, jr., whose engage ment to Miss Marjorie Gould, daughter of George J. Gould, was recently announced. (By United Press Leased Wire.) I PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 7.—The formal announcement today of the engagement of Mies Margaretta Armstrong Drexel to marry Guy Montague George Finch-Hatton, heir to an earldom, Is taken here to mean that more American millions are to be turned into the coffers of British nobility. There were many expressiona of satiafaction when It waa announced that young Anthony Drexel waa to marry Miss Marjorie Gould, uniting two rich American families snd "keeping the money at home." The final positive news, however, was received with no signs of joy by several young men here who In times gone by, and not so very long ago, were looked upon as "eligible" for the hand of Miss Drexel. INSURGENTS DRUNK WITH VICTORIES NICARAGUA ARMY LED INTO AMBUSCADE—A WILD PURSUIT. (By United Press Leased Wire.) MANAGUA, Nicaragua, Feb. 7.— (By Mexican Cablo to New Or leans)— Official dispatches from General Vasquez today state that the provisional army under General Mena waß defeated, and one-sixth of Its number killed, when It was led Into an ambuscade at Santa Tomas. Vasuucz's dispatches declared that the government forces lost but one man killed and six wound ed. Following the rout of the Insur gents, the administration soldiers grew over-enthuslastle and joined in a wild pursuit. During the run ning fight that ensued, Captain Parinalli of ihe government troops was killed and Colonel Miguel and' Captain Navarro desperately wounded. Menu's division waa saved from annihilation by the timely arrival of Colonel Zeledon and 300 men. Tbe insurgents retreated into the hills. RECKLESSNESS KILLS SEVEN (By United Press Leased Wire.) PHOENIX, Ariz., Feb. 7.—The recklessness of W. H. Lyall. motor man on a gasoline motor-car on a private line from Kelvin to the Ray copper mines, is held responsible today for his own death, as well as the six occupants of the car, who were blown to atoms by the ex plosion of a charge of dynamite be side the track, late yesterday. The dead: J. B. JOYCE. A. S. BIEBER. J. C. GRIFFIN, civil engineer. R. P. COLEMAN of Salt Lake City. \V. H. FREELAND. IN PANIC AS REBEL BULLETIN. (By United Press Leased Wire.) MANAGUA, Nicaragua, Feb. 7j— (By Mexican Cable to New Or leans —The government today is trying frantically to reorganize its fighting force in anticipation of the attack upon this city, which it is believed the revolutionists will make before next Thursday. Following the news of the defeat of the administration troops at La Garlta, the almost hopeless task of whipping the remaining defenders of the capital into shape to give ONL V ONE CENT A TON—OM CENT— WILL SA YE Hundreds of Husbands and Fathers in Primero, Col., and Cherry, 111., Would Have Been Alive Today If This Airshaft Plan Had Been Adopted at Those Fated Mines. In nine coal mine disasters in the United States in three years 1533 men have lost their lives. This list includes the 152 vic tims of the recent dreadful explo sion in the mine at Primero, Col. In industrial history in this country there is no parallel for this bloody chapter—this brutal waste of human life. The Primero disaster demon strated that there CAN NOT BE TOO MANY air courses leading At 7:30 o'clock this morning the United Press direct leased yrtre report to the editorial rooms of The Spokane Press opened up. From that hour in the morning until 4 o'clock in the afternoon the wires will be kept hot with news from all parts of the world. The dally report consists of between 12,000 and 15,000 words. It Is conceded, even by newspapers which are clients of other telegraph aaaociatlona, to be the finest afternoon telegraph report in the world. For instance, the Dcs Moines Newa haa dropped the older telegraph aervlce, and ia taking the United Press exclusively. The Boston Monitor, the great Christian Science daily newapaper, has signified its desire to keep th« United Press, whether the older association withdraws its service or.njEbecause it likea the United Preaa so much better. Compare the two serv ices for yourself, if you have s chance. Compare the kind of njps the two associations handle, and the manner in which they handle it. SPOKANE, WASHINGTON, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 1910 .—r— —/ - i [(Bece ived direct from Paris by spedal delivery to The Spokane Press.) WALTER G. FRENZ, mining en gineer. W. H. LYALL, motorman. 4 The foreman in charge of excava tions along the line warned Lyall of the danger by signalling him, but the motorman, evidently believing be could tak his car past the charge before the impending explosion, paid no heed to the warning. Just as the car was passing the charge, the explosion occurred and the car and its occupants was blown high in the air. The lives of the men inside the car .all of whom were prominent In Arizona mining af fairs, were snuffed out in an in stant. ARMY APPROACHES battle to the rebels, was feverishly begun. It was stated today upon good authority that the entire number of men available to the administration commanders is 600. Even with the addition of the troops of General Vasquez, who is reported to be re treating toward the city, it i fear ed that the garrison will be numeri cully too weak to offer adequate resistance. The government today issued a warning to foreigners to seek refuge in their legations upon the approach of the rebel army. FEARFUL COST OF\HUMAN LIFE IN COAL MINES Into the main headway of a mine: Its one extra afr course was tjb« only means by which even Qic few men who were saved were dragged to the surface alive. Had there been but the one (main) air shaft, every one of the buried miners would now be dead at the bottom of the main shaft. The Cherry mine disaster was another example of the utter fu-i ttllty of depending upon a single air course, and that the main shaft through which the flames and fumes must of necessity rush' In their way outward. At least 850 of the 400 victims of that horror were needlessly sacrificed. There are 1 500 destitute or unprotected women and children in Cherry today whose condition can be charged directly to the sinful economy of mine own ers. Government Inspectors, often scl-. Snapshot photograph taken during the disastrous flood in Paris, showing members of the municipal council of Paris going to a meeting. The council met daily when the Situation was gravest. *V i WHY WAS SHE fi; - — i ALWAYS READ- IA LETTER? X CLEW TO MYSTERIOUS MUR ] DER OF YOUNG SCHOOL I TEACHER. $By United Press Leased Wire.) 1 SAN RAFAEL, Cal., Feb. 7.—The ■first definite clew to the Identity of the young woman murdered upon the south slope of Mt. Tamalpais, was obtained today by Coroner .SAwyer, when Walter T. Solenber gtjjr of Mill Valley, reported that last summer he saw a young wo man answering tbe description of tbe dead woman in almost every detail, start up Hog Back trail every Saturday morning for eight "She looked like she might have been a school teacher," said Solen berger. "She was always reading a'letter as she walked by my house and started up the trail, and seem ed so absorbed in it that she paid jno attention to anyone and never stopped as she passed. "I am sure she came from San Francisco, as she always appeared about ten minutes after the arrival of the morning train from the San Francisco boat. "I would say that she was one of those persons who like to take long walks and are nature lovers. It appeared that she made it a reg ular practice to take the walk on i Saturdays. f Solenberger's house is at the foot of the Hog Back trail, near which the skeleton was found last week. CONDUCTOR'S ACT LEADS TO SUIT The $10,000 damage suit of Or vllle M. Johnson against the Wash ington Water Power company for the mixup with a motorman near fUllyard last May commenced This morning before Judge Sullivan. ¥ Johnson alleges that without any provocation the conductor beat ti in severely and then ejected him •om the car. Entific men, visit the scenes of liese disasters, hoping to find some »ethod by which future accidents Enay be dealt with, but nothing tomes of it and the frightful carn age in these human slaughter houses continues with awful regu larity. The coroners' verdicts usually deal only with the cause of the jttisaster and miss all mention of ithe cause of the vlctlm'B death. (Almost every man who has done (rescue work flndß that but 20 per [cent of the deaths are directly at tributable to the accident, be it ,i.n explosion or fire or cave-in; 80 'per cent of the deaths are due to suffocation and starvation. ; In one section of the wrecked linine are found the charred or mangled bodies of the miners; in another section their fellow work men have dropped in their tracks LATE NEWC BULLETINS (By United Press Leased Wire) P^pj^ HENEY FOR BTATE ATTORNEY GENERAL? *T SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 7.—While members of the Lincoln-Roose velt league pledged to reform, were considering available candidates for their gubernatorial nomination, the rumor that Francis J. Heney would be offered the nomination for the office of attorney general of California on the league ticket, was revived today, when the gen eral committee went into executive session. INVESTIGATE LIEUTENANT'S DEATH. . WASHINGTON, Feb. ?.—lt was reported here today that congress will be asked by resolution to investigate thoroughly the clrcamatances surrounding the mysterious death of Lieutenant Jamas N. Sutton of the marine corps, whose body was found on the grounds or the United States naval academy on tbe evening of November 13, 1907. DEATH FROM HAZING. MEDFO'RD. Ore., Feb. 7.—As the direct result of hazing at the University of Oregon, Clarence W. Gore died at bis home in this city Sunday afternoon. The young man never recovered from a cold con tracted while being put through a hazing before Thanksgiving, going into quick consumption. ~ ( ALDRICH FEELB FINE. WASHINGTON, Feb. 7.—The report that Senator Aldrich is In danger of a physical collapse was denied by him this afternoon. Aid rich was actively engaged in the business of today's session. AGED MAN DIES AFTER KISSING GRANDCHILDREN Immediately after kissing his lit tle grandchildren affectionately, Henry Gibbert, age 76 years, met with an accident that caused his death almost instantly, at the home of his son, Charles Gibbert, Sixth avenue and Milliard street, last night. He had gone to the home of his son to dine and was laughing heartily when he left the dining room, where the. children were playing, to go upstairs. Becoming confused by different doors, the aged man stepped into (he stairway of the basement and plunged to the bottom, sustaining a broken neck. He never regained consciousness and died a few sec onds later, as his soffand a guest In the home carried him to the top of the stairway. Mr. Gibbert was born in Germany and had lived in Spokane for about 11 years. %ere be is survived by two sons—Charles Gibbert,- pro prietor of the Columbia Provision market, and Henry Gibbert of the Modern bakery, with whom he had made his home. ABide from these, suffocated by the lack of exygen; in the more remote sections lay the bodies of the starved. Every mine has its main head way, destined to go through the entire tract. This is generally well protected, for through it the mine's 1 roduct Is transported. It is, in most mines, also the main air course; and the wrecking or filling of this headway, or the fact that the entombed men are cut off from exit through the main shafts, Is the principal cause of the dread dis aster. E. J. Thomas of 0., has : pent his lifetime in and about the soft coal mineß of the middle west. He Is a practical mining engineer, and it is his belief, as expressed in a statement sent to the editor of this newspaper, that the brutal Continued on Page Four. EIGHTH YEAR, Ho. 81 three children in the east survive him. The funeral will likely be held at St. Anne's Catholic church Wednesday morning, with the Rev. Father Piper officiating. WAR ON POSTAL SAVINGS BANK (By United Press Leased Wire) WASHINGTON, D. C, Feb. 7.— Argument on the postal savings bank bill was resumed today in the senate by Rayner of Maryland, who attacked the measure in vigorous terms. Rayner declared that the meas ure, if passed, would be unconsti tutional, and entered upon a long resume of the bill, indicating its alleged conflict with the constitu tion. Rayner further maintained that congress, under the constitu tion has no right to enact such leg islation. SUNBURNED NOSE IN CALIFORNIA City Clerk Charles Fleming returned today from a month's visit to lower Californis. Hs en joyed the trip immensely and displayed a sunburned nose received in fishing on Catallna island. This looked like a joke on the weather in Spokane, which has been very mild for the winter. Mr. Fleming and another party caught 75 pounds of fish in half a day on the Island. Mr. Fleming says he cannot tell when Counciimen Lambert, Dalke and Nelson are coming home. COOKED WOMAN'S LEGS AS CURE FOR PARALYSE (By United Pre.. Leased Wire.) *- $ DETROIT, Mich., Feb. 7—The ooroMf tod*/ bOfMaftjMSj clal investigation of the poealWe cause of the oaOVT Hi Paul Santos, alleged to have been tbe rttuH ef treatiwswt ij| paralysis, administered by a "quack" doctor, who si nee ago «ff It is alleged that the "doctor" placed tbe iiiiiini«aiP| across a chair above a tub of hot water, In which Kg Had fit ed alcohol, then thrust a red hot poker Into the too, the fluid and cooking her lege. After several day* Of IMMNN suffering Mrs. Santos died last night. 10 vim m w$ $312,000 ESTIMATE ENGINEER RALSTON SAYS MS CAN BUILD MONRO! SI RUT BRIDGE FOR THIS. ASKS FOR DAT LABOR pi *< ■*)£ ■ iO> *, REVIBED PLANS OP STRUC TURE NOW READY FOR CITY COUNCIL, .. ? I aaaaS In an estimate to be presented Mr the city council tomorrow night ait ~ the coat of the revised plan of the Monroe street bridge, City Engineer Ralston will state that he can bwIM the bridge by day labor for or $33400 loss than hM original fig ures. The reduction Is due to the fact that the elevation in the center of the bridge to permit the en trance of the North Ceact will no eliminated, as the railroad is going) over instead of under the bridge. The North Coast had agreed to re imburse the city for placing the hump in the bridgo to the extent of $35,000. This estimate does net in* elude the coat of immense fills at either end of the bridge. Tbe revised plans of the bridgo, as ex pert ed by Professor Burr and with the North Coast hump eltnV mated, will be presented to the city council for the first time tomorrow night. Accompanying the plans wlB be a request from City Engineer Ralston asking that the bridge bo built on the day labor plan under his inspection. Ho will show fig ures that the city can save from $30,000 to $40,000 by building the bridge in this manner, on tag ground that the city Is bettor equipped now then over before fer erecting concrete bridges. Mr. Baaf ton will agree to complete the bridge In 1910. whereas If H ft I|# to private contract It Is ctahafejg that because of the delays IncMMIM to advertising; getting the inatatiet on the ground, etc., that It nIW MMS a firm of private contractors ggjt months to attain the stag* ot progv ress la the bridge th«? «Vefc> egg now reached*. Wort on the Matron street bridge has suspended until the far ther orders of the city council. Too piers have boon brought above the high water mark and no more ot tbe old bridge will bo removed ahflt the council determines as to the manner in which the luptirstinetaea of the new bridge, shall be bnlrt M. H. GILLIAM IS REMOVED INSUBORDINATION CHARGED AGAINST STATE QUARRY SUPERINTENDENT. (By United Press Leased Wire) OLYMPIA, Wash., Feb. 7. —af, H, Gilliam, superintendent of the state rock quarry at Deception pass, soar Bellingham, and a brother ot Jodgd Gilliam of Seatle, has boon lemorod from office by Highway Commis sioner Bowlby, on the charge of in* subordination. Gilliam, who is a practical mining engineer of many years' experience, recently in Bowlby's presence, It in said, pointed out the alleged worth* lessness of Bowlby's plans for in stalling machinery. Bowlby has, It Is said, changed the plans to conform to Gilliam's suggestions, but discharged Gillian, nevertheless. ALLEGE SMITH MISUSED FblOS 1 Ernest Smith, a building eontrao tor, was arraigned before Justice Hyde this morning on the charge of larceny by false pretenses, Ball was fixed at $200 and trial set for Monday at 10 a. m. According to the complaint sworn to by Stewart Knight, Smith wag', erecting a building for Knight aaoT" asked for $200 with which to Oaf* chase supplies, representing tbhi he had no credit. Stewart ctsJoM that Smith did not use the mono* to purchase tbe material, and, i furthermore, had credit to tocttfO i supplies of all kinds.