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CANADIAN AVALANCHE, SWEEPS 61 TO DEATH AFFIDAVITS ON CITY JAIL CONDITIONS READY ■ Sit LOW CREW COMPLETELY BURIED Following Is a list of the missing, and there is little hope that any of them are alive: W. P. Buckley, conductor. W. Phillips, engineer. J. J. Frassr, road master. T. Griffith, fireman. A. Pottruff, engineer. J. McLelland, bridgeman. A. Johnson, foreman. C. Anderson, foreman. F. Wellander, foreman. D. J. McDonald, bridgeman. (By United Press Leased Wire.) VANCOUVER, B. C, March s.—At 12:30 o'clock this morning, with a roar like thunder, thousands of tons of snow, rocks, trees and other debris came down the mountain side In close proximity to where the road is protected by snowsheds, two and a half miles east of Rogers Pass, and completely burled a rotary snow plow and a gang of men who were clearing the tracks of a slide which had occurred a few hours before. Owing to there being a natural shelf at the point where the acci dent happened the plow was not swept Into the valley, thousands of feet below, but is at present burled with its occupants, 25 white men and 10 Japanese, beneath a gigantic pile of debris, which, It Is estimated, will take at least two days to thoroughly clear up. The disaster occurred Just after midnight. The men had been at work two hours with a smaller slide which came down earlier. The body of the conductor of the lllfated rotary, Buckley, has been recovered, not having been buried so far beneath the chaotic mass as those of his fellows, but up to the present no more bodies have been recovered. When the news of the disaster reached Hevelstoke, the fire alarm bell was rung, and the town turned out to find out what was the matter. Before long, a special train was ready and 200 citizens vol (Continued on Page Two.) WILEY'S COUSIN SHOOTS WOMAN ( By United Press Leased Wire) PITTiBURO, Pn., March s.—Ed ward 0. Miller, formerly a society man of Canton, Ohio, and who claims to be a cousin of the late President William McKinley, is in jail here today await ing the result of a bullet he fired into the neck of Mrs. Alexander Wright of Swickley, Pa. "This Is the end of two has beens," Miller declared when he drew his revolver and shot the woman. The bullet was Imbedded In her neck. Physicians at the hospital to which she was removed, feared she would not recover from the wound. Miller was denied ball. 300 GIRLS IN CLUTCHES OF TOLMAN, NATIONAL LOAN SHARK Tolman, the loan shark king, has cffices in Spokane, at the corner of Washington and Riverside. He has his clutches on wage earners in this city, just as he has on people throughout the country. As a fur ther expose of the loan leeches, in the campaign which The Press has conducted for months, W. G. Shep herd, New York correspondent of The Press, was commissioned to ESTRADA TO SUE FOR PEACE BLUEFIELDfI, Nicaragua, Marat 5. —General Estrada has deter mined to sue for peace, according to the announcement today of his American advisers. The Ameri cans are reported to have contrib uted funds for the revolutionary movement and the announcement is considered authoritative. Estrada's advisers have coun seled htm to demand a large in demnity from the government in event of a declaration of peace. It Is believed that Estrada will ask for a conference with Madriz soon. The revolutionists are not discouraged by their reverses. They point out thnt they have brought ahout the retirement of President Zelaya, the establishment of a free ballot and the abandonment of the foreign concession system. hunt up King Tolman. Here is what he found: BY W. G. SHEPHERD. HAUTFOIII), Conn., March .1 — Re fore the august judges of the su preme court in Washington Doris Griffith will Stand, some time in March, to save herself, if possible, from going to jail for two months. This is the work of D. 11. Tolman, WHAT THE PRESS STAFF CARTOONIST SA WIN THE WEEK'S EVENTS EACH SIDE IS CLAIMING VICTORY PHILADELPHIA UNION MEN THINK GENERAL WALK OUT WILL WIN. GAR GO. DETERMINED RIOTING IS FEARED FOR TO NIGHT—COST OF STRIKE, $2,000,000 PER DAY. (United Press Leased Wire) PHILADELPHIA, March 5. —Here are the causes which have led to a strike that threatens to be the greatest in the history of America: Five hundred union men were discharged by the Phila delphia Rapid Transit com pany "for the good of the service." The unions demanded their reinstatement and made a supplementary demand for 25 cents an hour. The company refused. On February 19 six thou sand men struck. The company refused to recognize the union, but of fered to meet the men as in dividuals. The carmen refused. All efforts toward arbitra tion failed. General strike called at mid night. PHILADELPHIA. March 5.—- 1 With an indeterminate number of men, variously estimated from 30, --000 to 125,000, on strike today, Philadelphia faces the most serious labor war in the history of Amer ica. It is estimated that business con cerns will lose between two and three million dollars daily as long as a general strike remains effect ive. Business was not paralysed today to the extent predicted by labor leaders, but the general unrest (Continued on Page Two.) who is described by Hugh Alcorn, prosecuting attorney, who pressed the case against Miss Griffith, as the " meanest money lender In the United States." Doris Griffith is only one of about 300 girls in the United States and Canada, who, as man agers and employes in Tolnian's t'.ti offices, find themselves In his i dutches. They are all bright girls | and Tolmau teaches them how to SPOKANE, WASHINGTON, SATURDAY, MARCH 5,1910. LOUIS JAMES IN CHARACTER OP HENRY THE EIGHTH,'WHICH HE PLAYED IN SPOKANE MONDAY. (By United Press Leased Wire.) HELENA, Mont., March s.—Louis James' long career as an actor was ended by death here this morning following an attack of heart failure last evening just before the curtain went up for the perform ance of "Henry VIII." The body will be shipped tomorrow" to Kansas City. The com pany will disband and Mrs. James will return to Kansas. NATIONAL GUARD TO AID RESCUE OLYMPIA, March s.—One hundred volunteers of the na tional guard will be called out by Governor Marion E. Hay to day to aid in the rescue work on the Great Northern road at Wellington. This statement was given out a few minutes after mid night and was based on tele phonic communication with the railroad officials at Everett late last night, following com plaints filed with the state executive by relatives and friends of the victims of the landslide disaster at this point. It is said that the railroad authorities are unable to cope with conditions. The additional slides in the vicinity of Wellington, it is said, have brought matters to a crisis, and the governor will act today, following awaited word from the Great North ern's superintendent at Wel lington. evade law in lending money at a rate of Interest that saps th* lite out of the poor man who goes to Tolman for aid In money troubles Tolman hired Minnie Hurlburt and Addle I'mbtrfield to operate hia office in Hartford. A law against lending money at a high* r Interest than 15 per cent a year was passed, and the two girls were warned to discontinue the offloe, "Stick to It,'' Tolmun wind tliim. FAIRBANKS CHUMS WITH WALES' PRINCE (By United Press Leased Wire) LONDON, March s.—Former Vice-President Chas. W. Fair banks and Mrs. Fairbanks were the guests of the Prince of Wales today, at a luncheon given at the Marlborough house. Since the arrival of Mr. and Mrs. Fairbanks in London re cently they have been enter tained by King Edward and the queen and have been well re ceived by the English nobility. RULER OF 80C0 MILES OF RAILS. (By United Press Leased Wire) SAN FRANCISCO, March 5, — Ruler of XOOO miles of railroad, Henry I', kludge, president of the Hock Island road, is here today for a brief to..r of the coast. The Rock Island magnate denied that there was any railroad significance in his vis t It is likely that he will visit all coast cities before returning to Qhicago. They were getting $X a week each. They "stuck." but detectives raided their office and the girls were ar !<sted. They were fined ftuo each, after an unpleasant experience in Jail. Now comes Doris Griffith. Ten (rears : *o she learned stenography nt canandaigua, H. V., where lived her family, poor but respected. ■There she taught a Sunday school ell One day she saw an adver- BRINGING ELTINGE'S BODY OUT OF WRECK SCENE. (United Press Leased Wire) WELLINGTON, Wash., March 5, 1 p. m.—The wind is increasing in velocity and it is bitterly cold here, but men with Alaskan sleds have started for Scenic with 12 bod ies. It is problematic whether the grim cavalcade can get through now. The bodies are those of Mrs. Covington, Dan Oilman, C. S. Eltinge, J. L. Petit, E. W. Topping, A. Camp belt, J. Kelly, R. M. Barnhart, John Parzybok, B. F. Jarnagin, Blackburn and Longcoy. The snow Is rapidly filling up the holes dug in the debris. MAY COMPEL MADRIZ TO RESIGN (By United Press Leased Wire.) MANAGUA, Nicaragua, March 5. —President Madriz announced to day that he would resign from the presidency if the I'nited States re fuses to recognize the existing Nica ragnan government after the com plete restoration of peace. Madriz announced that the revolution has been quelled and that the remnants of the provisional army are in flight, closely pursued by General Vasques. Madriz declared that his only am bition was to serve Nicaragua, and that if his presence prevented American recognition he would re tire. It is believed here that the Wash ington authorities will compel Mad riz to retire. CAUGHT AS HE STEPPED OFF TRAIN Alleged to be guilty of the charge of forgery, It. S. Thresher, a promi nent attorney of Hutte, Mont., is held in custody at the police station today. He was arrested this morn ing at the X. P. de|K)t as he stepped off the train. Sheriff J. W, Collins, from Butte, pointed him out to Pa trolman Her to. who made the ar rest. Thresher was held behind the counter all morning, but was not booked. It is understood that the local authorities are waiting for ad vices from liutte. NICK WARNER, SERGEANT. Acting Sergeant of Police Mck Warner was last night officially ap pointed sergeant by the police com mission, acting on the recent ordi nance passed by the city council providing for four sergeants of po ; lice. The other three sergeants are I Hunker. Dial nnd Herndon. I tisement offering a position to a girl in Beaton. She got the place. It was In a Tolman loan office. Soon Tolman noticed that she was faithful and bright. Promotion ! tame rapidly. Whenever there was trouble In any Tolman office, Miss Griffith was sent to that place to Straighten matters. She was ordered to Hartford when the two girls had been ar , rested. EIGHTH YEAR. No. 106. 10 CENTS PER WEEK. WELLINGTON DEPOT TURNED IN TO MORGUE (By United Press Special Wire.) WELLINGTON, Wash., March 5.—A fierce blizzard le rag ing at Wellington and all along the trail to Scenic. It began last night, and a heavy snow is falling, accompanied by a wind so strong that neither living nor dead can get out of here to night. The newspapermen returned to Scenic to spend the night and, returning to Wellington at daylight this morning, found the trail nearly obliterated. A grub runner lost his foothold and fell 800 feet into a mixture of snow and uprooted trees. His companion* rescued him after hours of hard work. The trail is getting more dangerous every minute. The bodies of Engineer B. F. Jarnigan and Fireman J. Par tridge were recovered today, making a total of 47 bodies re covered since the rescue work was stopped by the blizzard. Men are trying to get through with the bodies of Con ductor Petit and Secretary Longcoy. There were several small slides west of Leavenworth on the east side of the moun tains, yesterday. No one was hurt. These were probably what started the rumor of six being killed in a new slide. WELLINGTON, Wash., March s—This morning a strange funeral cortege is slipping and sliding over the dangerous mountain trail to Scenic Hot Springs, where the victims of Tuesday's avalanche may be shipped by rail to the relatives and friends who have besieged the railroad company since the disaster. This funeral procession Is composed of Alaskan sleds, not drawn by dogs, however, but by six men to each one, and on the sleds, wrapped in blankets, are many of the bodies dug from the snow and shattered cars. It is a nerve-racking trip to Scenic. In places the trail akirta chasms, where one false step or fatal slip would send the living and the dead down a thousand feet. (Continued on Page Two.) 15. STALFORD REPLIES 10 MAYOR AND CHIEF PEACE HURRIEDLY FLOPPING AWAY FROM CITY HALL. Peace and harmony have flapped their scared and hurried flight from the city hall. Not only is Spokane labor preparing the biggest demon stration of protest against the city council that the town ever saw, but the Woman's club has decided to go "I didn't know anybody had been arrested when I went there," she Raid afterward. "When 1 heard it, I wired Tolman, and he replied, 'Stick.' So I hired two girls, and startod the office again," Detectives raided the office again and arrested Miss Griffith. She was led, weeping, to the po lice station. Again she wired Tol man. '"I'm arrested." sho Bald. "What ahead with ita demand for police matrons, and Tuesday night will see not only labor, but the leaders in the woman's organization and the United German societiea on th* job to demand Justice and not to beg It. * For the first time since she stirred the mayor, chief of police and council with a pointed address, Mrs. Philip P. Stalford broke her silence today, and answered in a public communication Mayor Pratt and Chief Sullivan. Her outspoken (Continued on Page 3.) ~" shall I do?" Tolman didn't answer until the next day. A business man put up her bail. "I'll see you through." Tolman paid, whoa the ease had been put | over for trial. "You go back to the office and open it up again." " Hut I'll be arrested again," i leaded the girl. "And suppose wy (Continued on Page 3.) ,