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ONLY COMPLETE TODAY'S BASEBALL STORY IN "THE PINK," ON THE STREET AT 5:30
FOR SPOKANE AND HOME EDITION Weather —Fair and cooler tonight; Friday fair, warmer. Max. temp., 65; mm. 39. ONE CENT IN CITY. ON TRAINS, FIVE CENTS. PHONE PROBE MAY RESULT SN BETTER SERVICE POLICE PROBER HELPS SECRETE ELLIOTT GIRL Victim of Police Can Not Now Be Bothered by Reporters or Investigators. Friends of Policemen Hood and Gilder, aided by members of Mayor Ptatt's police investigating commit tee, have secreted the unfortunate girl, Rosie Elliott, with a private family in Spuokane. They have sworn not to tell where she is or give out any infor mation that may lead another inves tigating committee to find the girl. The Elliott girl is friendly to the police officers Wood and Gilder, but It is conceded that if she were once placed on the stand under oath she would divulge the whole damnable tale of sin and misery. So Rosie Elliott Is safely stowed away with a woman who is aware of her condition and has consented to keep her until '.his ••excitement all blowa over/ 1 The orders are YAKIMA RIVER ON RAKE RAILROAD TRACKS ARE IN DANGER—-ENGINE IS SWEPT INTO Tilt: RIVER. ELLENBI3URG, Wash., April 28. - Made a raging torn at by the rapid melting of snow on the in.inn tain tops, the Yakima river is burst ing from its banks and carrying briogcs, fills ami even trains into lit maw, Five bents of the bridge have al ready bein washed away and the fill is falling fast. In si-ores of places railroad tracks aro In dinger, this condition en hancing the trouble, work trains be ing unable to reach the scene to re pair damage, which becomes greater with every rush of the turb ulent stream. At the second Bteel bridge a Mil WUllkee engine and five lumber laden cars were swept Into the river. Engineer Huff of Seattle was in jured in the crash. The fireman and head brakeman, who were on tho locomotive, jumped for their lives and are re ported sale. The freight train was hurled from the tracks just east of Nelson sta tion, about 10 miles north of this place. Several cars, heavy with bonded merchandise, standing on the fill are in danger of being precipitated Into the river at any moment, every surge of the waters washing away a portion of the wall. Augmenting the plight, there is riot an engine within 60 tulles that can be summoned to haul the freight train into the clear. Appeals for a locomotive have been sent to Seattle. Grave fears are fell thai aid will not arrive In time, so rapid is the encroach of the Yakima on the till, SOJ/reckers and work trains are be ing rushed from this side to pull the engulfed train from the river. Seven girls and three boys were born in Spokane yesterday. PI EXTRA OF PRESS SETS PACE; MEW ALL-SPORTING EXTRA TONIGHT In RttiiiiK its "Pink" baseball extra, containing a detailed description of every play of the ten Innings, on the streets yesterday .fust 11 minutes after (he last man was called out ■at Recreation park, The Press HCt a pace it Spokane In news paper making, No other sporting extra made tiny attempt to print anything but the mere seme oi tin' last three innings, and even then none beat The I'ress on the street. In addition, the "Pink" last night, besides the score by Innings for the whole game, carried a description of each play In the first half of the TacoinaSealtle game tit Tacoma, other extras contenting themselves with merely printing the score by innings. Tho Presi will continue to get out this kind of a sporting extra, only better, bellleving that newspaper buyers want all the dope or none. Watch for the "All Sporting" extra of The Press tonight something new. Tho entire first p.ige will be devoted to live, breezy sporting news and gossip by the staff sporting writ ers of The Piefs and by expert sport writers known through out the country, and, as usual, full accounts of the local and coast games in the Northwest league. All the fight dope and (mother batch of the exclusive sport pictures of The Press will be there. Watch for It thir. evening' it will be the best sport Ing c.i.i ever put out in Spokane. that tin' Elliott girl see no one, un less the party coming has a letter from Chlel of Police Sullivan. The connection of a member of the late alleged Investigating com mittee with an effort to secrete the Elliott girl, the victim of two po licemen, is one oi' the extraordinary phases id' this case. it shows the ( lose relationship be (ween the police and their would be Investigators and drags the In terested members of tha committee into the case as "accessories alter the tact,'' as they sometimes say in law. The statement that a member of the late police investigating com mittee is connected with the secret ing of the girl can be substantiated under oath, ns coming ftom said member this forenoon. HUG ED 111 A TUG HE (By United Press Leased Wire) LONDON, April 18. Lively stor lei are current ol the towering rage In which King ESdward has been for the past fortnight over the dragging of his personality Into the pending political struggle in Eng land. He is said to have had an outburst of fury, when first told, during his stay at Biarritz, of the complication in which he had be come Involvedi which seriously alarmed his attending physicians concerning its effect upon his health. Embarrassing is, ns a matter of fact, no name tor iiis majesty's po sition. Premier Asqulth, goaded forward by Leader John Redmond of Hie Irish party, has placed him in a situation where he must either he denounced by Jill conserx am es as a mild eyed monster or by all liberals as a reactionary tyrant. The monarch's standing in Europe is none too good, and 10 earn the enmity of each great patty might mean his overthrow. Edward real lies litis and does not Want to fig ure in politics at all. But there is no escape lor htm. MARSHALL FORCES SCORE A POINT (By United Press Leased Wire) INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., April 28. - The fight over the question of whether the Indiana democrats shall endorse a candidate for the I uited States senate and Inject the senatorial question into the coming congressional campaign, will be settled on the floor Of the convention today. At the opening of the convention last night the forces of Governor Thomas Marshall, "ho favors' the endorsement idea, won the initial victory when the committee on rules and order of business report ed, putting the question up to the delegates today. RIOTERS DISABLE WATER- WORKS. macon'. ill.. April 18. -Sheriff Howard and 13 deputies started from Toiuca, 80 miles from h< re, today, where it is reported that serious riot inn is in progress, The rioters have cut electric light wires and disabled the waterworks plant, it is reported. j Special illustrated news service of The Press best In city. TEDDY Three marriage licenses were is sued by the county auditor yester day. Twenty building F er mits were is- SUtd by the city building inspector ycstctdiy. The smallest was for a $75 shack and She largest for a 4 stcry brick hotel, costing $30,C00. 'SEATTLE. —Captain L. Lane, wife mid Eskimo boys have sailed on a trading and exploring trip to the Arctic shores of Alaska They are carrying with them a large stock of gumdrops to give to the natives, BUTTE.—After eleven years Owen Roberts has received a settle ment from the government on a claim for extra work as a mail ear lier. He got $1.35. When a married man loses his hair it's a pretty good guess that his w lie had a hand in it. "You used to say, dad, that I was a budding genius." "Well, you turned out to be a blooming idiot." CYNTHIA N A, Ky. Superior Judge Webster of Spokane is here, accompanied by Attorney V. C. Rob eison. Uobertson spent yesterday on a fox hunt. The average man Is one who is just about as good as he is bad. WASHINGTON, —General Nelson A. Miles was tbrown from his horse while riding in Potomac park yes terday. One till was broken. Love will find a way, but the 1 question is, who is going to pay the freight? CINCINNATI. The two grand daughters of Alexander McDonald, deceased, will Inherit his $20,000,000 (slate. Their ages tire 20 and 19. INLAND EMPIRE NEWS BRIEFS NORTH YAKIMA, April L'B.— Laterals of tho first unit of the Th ton project will be turned over to the government by Buuday, LKWISTOX. Idaho. April 88.— President .lames A McLean of the University of Idaho will deliver the address to the Lew Is ton high school graduates, May 19. QRKBNACREB, Wash. April l'S. state veterinarians ate Investi gating cases of "capital fe\cr," the disen.se from which main horses have died in and around Walla Walla. ROSFJBURO, April 88.- .lilted by her lover. Yeluia Davis, It!, swal lowed carbolic acid. The timely arrival of physicians su\ed her. NORTH YAKIMA. April 28. Hold up men are busy in Yakima. I'M Broulette was robbed of $.">0 last night, just alter he had de posited $7(10 In the bank. REACHING REALTY BUYERS The Preps has many readers who would buy a house like yours. Why m>t try an ail to morrow? Press ads oost little. Ails taken by plume. Main 374. WITH ROOSEVELT ON HIS TRAVELS—A STORY IN PICTURES Til examine it." "I'm coming!" "It was like this:" "1 am delighted." "That's fine!" SPECIAL PHOTOGRAPHS BY STAFF CORRESPONDENT GILSON GARDNER. SPOKANE, WASHINGTON. THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 1910. OUTSHINES THE i Bigger Crowds Than at the Recent Belgium King's Coronation- Big State Dinner. (By a Staff Correspondent of the .United Press.) BRUSSELS, April 28.—A tumult uous welcome was given Roosevelt when he arrived here today. The burgomaster and American Ambassador Bryan met the colonel at the station. Thousands of per sons gathered at the depot to wel come the American visitor, and it appeared, judging from their num bers, that they were endeavarlng to outdo any welcome heretofore given Roosevelt. The enthusiasm of the vast throngs, which many believe to out number the crowds attending the coronation of King Albert, reached its climax when Roosevelt ap peared. The colonel was notified by repre sentatives of King Albert that the king would await him at the great exposition hall this afternoon and would formally welcome him at a public reception. Later the king and colonel rode together to King Albert's country palace at Laekln, and afterward Mrs. Roosevelt, Miss Ethel and Ker mit joined them there. WATER! CRY PEOPLE; RELIEF WORK HALTS For four or five weeks the new standpipe in Kenwood has been in a condition of being apparently nearly completed, without a thing further being done to it. It was announced at the city hall four weeks ago that the standpipe was pi acti< illy finished, yet it stands today where it did then, surround ed by scaffolding and other evi dences of unfinished work, while the people in some of the territory that it is intended to serve are without water. Mains have been distributed along Cincinnati street leading to "I SAID I WOULD WIN, AND I DID" (By United Press Leased Wire.) I LONDON, April 28. Claude Q. I White, the aviator, beaten by Louis Paulhan in his flight from London to Manchester, reconsidered his determination not to complete tin flight and ascended at Polesworth at 5:02 o'clock this afternoon, white was forced to abandon his flight this morning when he struck adverse air currents at Polesworth. He was flying 200 feet high near the (tart and wits making rapid time. "I said 1 would win. and I did," was Paulhan's comment today, i lam sorry the cold prevented my : winning without Stopping' I have the highest admiration for white's pluck." Although the public was Mimo what aggrieved because of Paul ban's To minute h ail in the race, both aviators declare todai that tho contest was honestly run. No unwarranted advantage was taktu by either man, it Is stated. White, at the earliest opportun ity, wired bis heartiest . oiigrtttula- The Roosevelta were guests of I the king at a maglnficent state din ner, at which were present the leading civil and military dignita rleajof Belgium. I»'e Roosevelta will spend the | "'dfct at tUe Hotel Fianders and will i sl iQu ' or The Hagate early tomor row. (Ey a Staff Correspondent of the United Press.) PARIS. April 28.—With the de parture of Colonel Theodore Roose velt for Brussels at S:lo o'clock this morning Paris resumed her normal mode of life. The American vistor was attend ed at tin; station by many of the celebrated men of France and thou sands of Parisians bad gathered at the station to give him a hearty farewell. "Paris is great. France is great. I have had a splendid time. 1 never wili be able to thank you enough," was Roosevelt's parting message, with his head and shoulders stick ing out of the car window, as the trgln started on its way. the new st and pipe, but no effort is being made to place them under ground. Citizens of Kenwood can not understand the delay and hes itation iv completing the Btandplpe and getting it into service, utile a it be that the city administration is wilfully trying to force on that section of the city a water shoit nge worse thau ever existed lat.l year. In the lower end of Lldgerwood .in l.af lease avenue, there was no water Inst night. Conditions are about the same In parts of the .Met.roe I.ill grd in oth »r stations and no relief is in sight. I Hons to Paulhan. The best man wen. he said | The Mail sen! congratulations to l'aulban ami White. "Cordial congratulations to Paul' hull, mingled with sincere sym pathy for White, his gallant rival," I the ns) ssa<je read. JUSI ONE TOO MANY ".lust one too many" is given as cause for the arrest of (\ C. Howell, bartender of the Fountain saloon, Monroe and ipragUe, early this morning on a charge of Violating the saloon closing ordinance. How el! is reported to have been pretty wi ii "stewed ' when an officer bay* nent d along. Not only that, but it Is bald be served a customer with a suaaa oi beer utter the hour of 2 a. m . so he spent the uight iv the "strong." The Press receives the full leased wirs report of the United Press. KING HE LEAVES PULPIT TO ENTER POLITGS MR. C. H. BRADEN, A Candidate for the Seat of Miles Polndexter. Tho story of a minister leav ing his pulpit and entering poli ties is a rather unusual one, but Spokane has such a story now. The man is Rev. C. H. Bra den, formerly pastor of the draco Baptist church in this Cltjr. And he is going to enter politics by contesting for the •eat in congress now occupied by Congressman Polndexter. Mr. Braden is said to have de decided leaning towards the republican Insurgents, and he probably will declare himself against Aldrh histn and Can nonlstn. Braden has declared that he believes he can do just as much good for the people in politics as in the ministry, DEMAND FOR 5,000 LABORERS (By United Press Leased Wire) PORTLAND, Ore, April 2S — More than 5000 laborers can find employment at. the highest wagws ever paid in the northwest! accord ing to railroad contractors in this city. Prom $2.T."> to %'.) a day Is be ing ottered for men to do railroad work, while in logging camps, on farms and in other lines there iv a demand for 2000 with wages almost as high. Despite the demand tor workmen, labor agencies report to contractors every day that they can not tin their requirements, MARSHALL'S PLAN IS ADOPTED (By United Press Leased Wire.) INDIANAPOLIS, April 88.—The Indiana democratic convention to day adopted the plan of Governor Thomas R. Marshall to endorse a candidate for the United States senate. The fight was taken to the floor of the convention and despite the opposition of Thomas Taggart. ex chairman of the democratic na tlonal committee, and long recog nized as head of the Indiana party machine, the plan was carried. It Is expected that a hot fight will de velop over the naming of tho can didate for the senate. THE INL-ANP EMPIRE EIGHTH YEAR. No. 160. 10 CENTS PER WEEK. WATCH FOR COMET Tomorrow it will be visible to the naked eye at 3:27 a. m. The comet is continually moving nearer the earth. Each morning the scheduled time for its ap pearance in the heavens when it is visible to the naked eye is changed. Watch for the hour each day, as given in The Pres3. THE TURKISH ARMIES ARE BADLY BEAT FIVE HUNDRED MEN KILLED— ALBANIANS PRESSING HARD ON TURKS. (By United Press Leased Wire) CONSTANTINOPLE, April 28.— Via Phillopolis.—Continued victor ies on the part of the revolting Al banians over the Turkish armies sent against them are reported in today's dispatches from the prov ince of Albania. According to the last reports, ap proximately 500 men have been killed and twice that number wounded in the last -'4 hours of fighting. Great squads of Turkish troops have mutinied and hundreds have deserted to avoid fighting against their co-religionists, the Albanians. The government is alarmed over the manifest unrest of the people in all parts of Turkey and there is much danger of uprisings in other provinces. The young Turks regime is in danger of complete overthrow as a result of the continued lack of suc cess of the loyalist soldiers in the field. Prominent government officials are being carefully guarded for fear that attempts to assassinate them might be made. SEVERE BLOW FOB BEINZE (By United Press Leased Wire) NEW YORK, April 28.—Judge Hough today ruled that evidence pertaining to the condition of the Mercantile bank in August. 1007, Is admlssable In the trial of F. Augus tus Heinte, charged with overcerti ficatlon of checks. The ruling is considered to be a severe blow to the defense. Hough further ruled that the gov ernment must show the effect on the bank of loans alleged to have been made to Otto Heinze. In the course of the day Cashier Kmil Klein of the bank testified that several times in August, 19('7, the bank's cash was placed below legal requirements because of loans made to Heinze & Co. GERMANY THREA TENS RUSSIANS ST. PETERSBURG}, April 28.— : Germany has finally made an overt i and threatening move toward dis ! puting Russia's grab of Persia, j Correspondence Is passing on the '< subject between St. Petersburg tind Berlin, but it Is as yet uneer , tain how this affair will terminate. 'It has possibilities of sarious ■ trouble. The German action was taken i through the Teutonic firm of llueh ' nermann & Mossig, which has large commercial interests In Tabriz and recently sought a con cession from the Persian govern ment to establish regular naviga tion on Lake Urmia. The lake Is distinctly within what Russia has outlined as its "sphere of influ ence." 3-CENT FARES PAY PROFIT TO THE CLEVELAND TRACTION CO. CLEVELAND, April 28.—1n the face of predictions by Pat Cal houn of Sun Francisco and other old school political street car magnates, that three cent fare cannot pay, the announcement by officials of the local company that the road, operating under the Tayler grant, would show an estimated surplus of $13,000 for March, has made advocates of low fares jubilant. It Is absolutely assured that the Cleveland street car lines, on three cent fares, more than paid .operating expense*, taxes and six per cent Interest on the investment. Vice President Stanley makes the announcement. Stanley gives out the total receipts of the lines for March, 1910. as 1462,734.24. Disbursements have not been compiled, but offi cials of the company place them at not more than 8418,770. This is estimating on a basis or 21.37 cents per mile. A. H. DuPont, former head of Tom L Johnson's Municipal Traction Co.. thinks disburse meats wiM not average over 21.30 per mile. The company's earnings for March, 1910, were only 6.85 per cent less than in March, 1909. Traction officials had expected them to show a reduction two or three times that amount. The report for March, 1910, is a great victory for three cent* fares. !"■■"** iismiiiqiiimwA.umiiiii.iisi IF YOU MOVE Be sure to give The Press your new address so that you will get your paper without Interruption. Phone M. 375. QUESTION THE RAISE OF RATES COUNCILMAN NELSON WANTS INVESTIGA TION—GENERAL KICK ABOUT SERVICE. In pursuance of a resolution adopted by the city council last Tuesday night, Corporation Counsel Morrill has started an -Inquiry Into the right of the Pacific States Tele phone Co. to raise the rates on Its four party phones from $1.50 to %2 per month, and give poorer service after the raise than It did before. The Inquiry is being made at the re quest of Councilman Peter Nelson, who Is now facing the emergency of having his phone cut off or pay the increase. Nelson says that he would not kick so much on the Increase if the service were not so rotten, but he says that out in his section of the city the phone service Is so bad as to he almost an abomination. The right of the Bell phone trust to boost rates in Spokane probably exists under its franchise, which was secured in a questionable way, by purchase from a man named i.add, after the company's own fran chise was about to expire. There 18 no record at the city hall of the franchise and it was claimed by the phone company that the original was not recorded and that it must have been burned up In the fire. It Is conceded, however, that the city can compel the company to give better service in return for the money or quit tho field. Its fran chise will expire five years hence, and at that time the people will have an opportunity of settling a number of old scores with the phone trust. If the corporation counsel finds that the city can enforce good service it I? believed drastic action may be taken by tho city council. HOUSEWIVES ALSO COMPLAIN. If you want to know what the people of Spokane think of the phone service given this city In the last two months just call a few numbers on the Maxwell or Glen wood exchanges. The service has been so bad that adjectives fail at times to afford relief to the feelings of the pa trons. For a party on the Max well line to place a call on the Glenwood line or vice versa Is like grabbing blindfolded into a sack; the right number may be had, but the chances are very much against it. Then when once connected with a wrong number it seems to take an age to get "unhooked." By the time this operation, with the same results, is gone through with a second time, the patience of tha phone user is exhausted, and only deep, blue blasphemy will afford ro> lief. BIG FIRE 111 on (By United Press Leased Wire) OAKLAND, Cal., April 28.—A fire which has already destroyed four blocks In the heart of the busi ness district of Oakland Is raging this afternoon. The fire swept north and east from Webster and Fourth streets. A heavy wind is blowing and the fire is not yet under con trol, although the city's new salt water plant has been called Into use for the first time. LONDON, April 28.—The house of lords this evening passed the 1909 budget without change. No at tempt was made to force a roll call. The king will sign the budget to morrow.