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MONDAY, AUGUST 20, 1910.
CRIPPEN PLANNED TO JUMP OVERBOARD LONDON, Aug. 29.—That Dr. H. H. Crippen planned to commit sui cide and that his thoughts of the future led to a dramatic meeting and farewell between the accused man and Miss Ethel Leneve, who fled with him to Canada, was the testimony today of Inspector Dew before Magistrate Marshall at a preliminary hearing of the couple. Dew said that when Crippen was arrested aboard the liner Montrose at Father Point a note was found in his pocket, written on a business card and addressed to Mlsa Leneve, reading as follows: "1 can not stand the horror through which I have gone ev ery night any longer. I have __jade up my mind to jump overboard tonight. I see noth ing ahead of me. My money has run out. I know I have spoiled your life, and I hope some day you will forgive me. Yours, H." Crippen did not expect arrest WOULDST VACATE? THEN PROFIT BY THIS WISDOM How long nro you going to hoe gone on your vacation? V'hnt? You're already gone and got back? That's too bad. Hut everybody hasn't gone yet. and here's some first-hand wisdom for them that ought to prove helpful. And those who have already had their annual outing will get some good Ideas out of this story to help 'em plan their outing next year. President Taft. In a hear-to-heart talk with Rar Harbor folk, said that everyone ought to have an outing every year of at least 60 days. He says It will promote longevity and health. Here are some opinions from the wisdom of other eminent folk on the length of vacations: WM. E. CORY, president of the United States Steel corporation, believes every man should take a vacation every year and get out Into the country long enough to get sufficient exercise and fresh air to put him In good physical trim. Rut he believes the president's two mouths is too long. JOHN WANAMAKER believes two or three months for a vaca tion is a Joke. He says you can't treat all diseases by the same rule. Every man ought to study himself and wind out how long a vaca tion he needs. This is tho great merchant's Idea. HENRY CLEWS, the famous banker, thinks the average clerk ought to take two weeks off every year, while the man In business on his own account, or the man doing great mental labor, should take a month. He believes 60 days vacation would spoil most people, and upset tho "economic balance" of the country. JUDGE ALTON B. PAHKKR. democratic candidate for president In 1004, la under the Impression that everybody ought to have a va cation of three months, providing he can do It consistently and that his affairs won't go awry in his nhsenco. ORBN ROOT, general manager of the New York Metropolitan railway, can't see the vacation thing very well. He falls to see that the average man needs a vacation outside of the regular Sunday off. Only the highly responsible brain workers are entitled to any rest, In his opinion. Just to-be consistent, he Isn't going to take any vaca tion himself this year. Open for Business Sept. 1 Remember the Address, No. 513 Sprague Avenue Do not confuse us with any other Fifteen Dollar tailors that have heen in business in Spokane. We are the original SCOTCH WOOLEN MILLS COMPANY, dealing direct between our mills and the wearer of the clothes we sell. ABSOLUTELY GUARANTEED WOOLENS, GUARANTEED FIT AND FINISH OK YOUR MONEY BACK. In our particular line of made to order $15 Suits and Overcoats we do not acknowledge auy competition. If you are buying a suit we want you to first look over the cloth we have to offer, and compare it with any you can get anywhere. You will find the goods in full mill webs. Now we are showing the advance shipments of fall goods. To order your fall suit or overcoat now is to be prepared for the coming season and get first choice we have to sell. There is no larger tailor stock in Spokane. We stand prepared to give you your money back if you are not satisfied with the clothes. A LEGAL GUARANTEE PROTECTS YOU. Union Made THE GOODS WE SELL ARE DIRECT FROM THE MILLS AND OOME TO YOU SHORN OF ALL PROFITS. YOU CANNOT DUPLICATE THE CLOTHES FOR TWICE WHAT WE ASIC. Scotch Woolen Mills Company 513 Sprague Aye. R. E. Musser, Mgr. 513 Sprague Aye. when he wrote the farewell meg sage. "Tonight" meant for him the time the Montrose would be plowing through the St. Lawrence river from Father Point to Quebec. That day he was arrested and the "tonight" he had named for jump ing overboard found him in the clutches of the law. On the homeward voyage Thurs day, aboard the Megantlc, Dr. Crip pen begged his captors to permit him to see Miss Leneve. "I may never see her again," he pleaded. "She has been my only comfort In the last three years." QUITS JAIL FOR ALTAR. BUFFALO, N. V., Aug. 29.—An thony Buccl won his freedom after a month's confinement in pall here by wedding Dorothy Laughran, 17 years old, whose parents had him arrested when the couple eloped last month. The husband is 21 years old. Outburst* of Everett True! THIS SICK MAN WAS CARED FOR, BUT NOT BY WEBB Another case of neglect of a sick man by the county physician, Dr. W. Q. Webb, because of alleged red tape at the court house, has just come to light. In this instance, however, the as sistant county physician, Dr. New ell, entirely disregarded the action of his chief and went to the aid of the sick man. The sick man's name was Milan, and he occupied room 26 at the Havana hotel. When called Into the case. Dr. Webb asked how long the man had been In the state. When he found that he was not a citizen of Spokane county, he declined to THE SPOftIrVNE PRESS proceed further in the matter, on the ground that the commissioners had Issued an order against treat- ing transients. The matter was then taken up with the county commissioners, who agreed that the man should be treated. The assistant county phy sician, Dr. Newell, was called in, and gladly went to the aid of the sick man. The room where Milan was housed was almost without light or ventilation, and the doctor had to light a match to find him. The man's condition was so serious that Dr. Newell ordered his re moval to the Sacred Heart hospital, where he is still being cared for. Made to Order Suits or O'Coats AN INSURGENT TO THE FINISH declare that unless political trick ery is employed and the wishes of the people subverted, Poindexter will be Washington's next senator. Washington has followed the lead of Oregon in the direct primary idea for senator. The people ex press their desire on an advisory ballot, and legislators pledge them selves to vote as the people indi cate —that is, most of the legisla tors do. A peculiar situation arises in the fact that Washington's east ern and western j portions are so completely separated and so di verse in their interests that each feels itself entitled to a United States senator. Wesley L. Jones of Yakima, on the eastern side is the holdover senator, so legislative candidates on the western slope are declaring that they will vote for the popular choice only In case a western man is selected. HIS SECRETS OF SUCCESS. Honesty, stragihtforwardness, courage of conviction, convincing sincerity—those are the secret ot the Poindexter success. The peo ple believe in him. It was a cam paign like Lincoln made, traveling over the district on horseback, that brought him in close touch with the voters previous to the congres sional election. He shook hands and discussed national affairs with every farmer in the Inland Empire. One of their number, a plain, out spoken country lawyer, he met. It was an oldfashioned next-to-the people campaign, and it put to rout six strong opponents. Through many long years of toil and study did Poindexter fit him self for his later career. He was born in Memphis, Term., three years after the close of the war, his father being General Poindexter, in the Confederate army. A good part of his ducation he received at Fancy Hill academy, in Virginia, and later he was graduated from the Washington and Lee university, carrying off class honors. LONG, LANKY YOUTH. When he was 23 years old —in 1891 —Poindexter went west equip- ped to practice law; a long, gawky youth who did not know what to do with his hands and feet, but able to hold his own against those who put up a better appearance. His first experience as a yawyer was gained in the little town of Pendleton, Ore., not far from Walla Walla, Wash., which is one of the oldest settlements in the North west. To the fact that he became friendly with Tom Page ih Pendle ton is due his subsequent marriage to Elizabeth Gale Page, whose family boasts the blood of Indian tribes who peopled the Pacific slope countless generations before the white race took possession of their land. Young Page rode from Pendleton to Walla Walla every Sunday morn ing to have dinner with his mother and sisters. One trip he persuad ed Poindexter to go with him, and the youthful Tennessee lawyer was his companion on many subsequent horseback journeys. "You'll find my Pendleton friend a fine fellow; I'll put my money on him," said Tom Page laughingly, as he Introduced the stranger to his favorite sister, Elizabeth. Tom'l confidence in his friend was evidently shared by his sister, for it was not so very much later that she became Mrs. Miles Poin dexter. For six years the Poindexters lived in Walla Walla. The gawky youth vecame prosecuting attorney of tho county. Thirteen years ago he moved to Spokane, and for six years was deputy prosecuting attor ney. Then came his election to the superior bench as joint judge of two counties, which he left to enter the congressional campaign when the district was made vacarft by the elevation of Wesley L. Jones to the United States senate. SPLENDID RECORD ON BENCH. On the bench Poindexter made a splendid record. Ills decisions bore the marks of deep study, and were uniformly Just. Other Judges lik*d to sit with his in the trial ot cases and liked to exchange benches with him. His written opinions bore testimony to the fund of knowledge and to the maturity of judgment that yearß of reading and observa tion had brought. Sleeping only four or five hours a night, Judge Poindexter had made use of most of the hours of dark ness iv reading —classics, fiction, Mfltory, everything that might give MnvJnformation. Few men if bis flffHfhive been able to store away a greater fund of useful knowledge. The habit of sleeping about half tlfc Uine the- average man con sujufjl Poindexter acquired when young, yet lack of the ordinary amount of rest does not seem to have impaired bis physique, one rsfason being his love of the open air and his Insistence upon a lib eral amount of physical exercise ajJMfcl litt" If Napoleon placed those ■Ha slept longer than five hours a higlt in the porcine class he would have* admired the Washington con gressman In at least this particular, tin Jlie stump Poindexter is not an oratcr. but a clear, logical, con vincing speaker—convincing be cause of the earnestness and a sin cerity that none can gainsay. He speaks out Just as he thinks. Per haps voters find this refreshing; anyway they seem to like It. A vein or humor has helped his time and again to get the better of his adversaries. TWEAKED GRAVES' NOSE. On one occasion Poindexter con fronted iv court Frank Craves, of Spokane, a leader at the bar and oue of the inland Kntpire'a wealth iest men. Ponderously dignified, Craves was making a most serious argument The younger man Inter posed an objection that aroused the ire of his settlor. Yet it may ah\e teen that Mr. Craves was get ting the better of the argument. Anyway, Miles Poindexter did a most unusual thing. He reached across the table that intervened and tweaked—yes actually tweaked —the opposing counsel's nose. The laugh that followed was not pleas ing to the dignity of the opposing counsel; perhaps the proprieties of the court were shocked; but, any way, Poindexter won the case, and to this day Frank Graves and Poin dexter speak not as they pass by. In his personal life he is plain and frugal—frugal to a degree. He spends no more than necessary up on his clothing, and he has no costly fad —unless it may be that of the booklover. His home three miles from the Spokane county courthouse, is really In the country, and room after room Is filled with books. On this little farm he lives as plainly and simply as any farm er In western Washington. He milks his own cow, feeds the horses and attends to the chickens. No one yet has said that office changes hl3 mode of life; if he is sent to the senate he will still be the plain, unostentatious man who a few years ago was prosecuting attorney of Walla Walla county. One might think from the Intro duction of this article that Poin dexter is a violent advocate of pto hlbition; such Is not the case. He Is, however, an advocate of tem perance In all things. In the local option struggle he argued that the smaller centers of population aud the rural districts should be free to choose whether they would permit the entry of liquor, but he doubted the wisdom of putting the question to a vote in the cities. The plan he advocated isn ow a law In Washing ton, and much of the state has gone "dry." Here Is what Representative Poindexter said about the breach between the insurgents and the reg ulars of the republican party: "There can be no backward step in progressive republicanism. It is childish to suppose that threats of withdrawal of patronage or any op position will cause progressive re publicans to abandon principles that they regard as vital, and that they have adopted after mature deliber ation. "I am for Mr. Pinchot, and the policies he represents. I am for Roosevelt, and hope and expect to see him again president of the United States, to guard and prs> serve the rights of the people. Remp & Hebert The People* Store Corner Main and Washington New Fall Vv T e are early prepared to show all the principal styles and colorings that have appeared in the New York fashion centers. Our buyer secured an early shipment of an attractive variety of tailored suits for fall, expressly for this week's show ing. The prices are $15.00, $18.50 up to $25.00 Sale of Boys* and Girls* SCHOOL CLOTHES Boys* School Suits Three special lots have been prepared and the prices reduced for this occasion. On each stilt in these lots we ate sure you can save from $1.00 to 18.00, comparing our prists with those on the dearer avenue. LOT ONE—Boy's School Suits—Mixed effects and neat patterns, double breasted coats and knlcker pants; sizes 6 to 16; special, at...02.08 LOT TWO—Boy's School Suits—Higher grade woolens and worsteds in new patterns and color ings; sizes 6 to Hi special, at 8.'t.98 LOT THREE —Boy's Finer Suits—Fancy pat terns in the new colorings of all wool materials; well cut styles iv all sizes; special, at 04.98 Boys' School Hats Latest styles In nobby shapes wanted by school boys of 10 to 16 years. Telescope and other soft Btvles in new b.owns, tans and black. Our special price 91.25 Children's Soft Hats—Soft hat* of fancy and plain cloths for titt to boys of 4 to 10 years. Special price 60<J Boy's School Waists — Washable patterns in plain colors, also black sateen. In blouse waists for boys of 5 to 15; a splendid value, at -5c (Continued from page one.) Roosevelt Is a good republican, not withstanding the fact that the so called gang controlling the organ ization Is bitterly opposed to him." Perhaps it Is ambitious for Poin dexter to seek the toga with only one term In congres as his qualifi cations by way of national legisla tive experience, but he and his friends believe he has the people with him, and if he gains a seat in 'the upper halls of congres he will be a notable addition to that cot erie of brilliant men, growing in numbers, including Senator Dolll ver and Senator Cummins of lowa, Senator Joseph JU Bristow of Kan sas, Senator Albert J. Beverldge of Indiana, Senator Moses E. Clapp ot Minnesota, Senator Robert La Fol lette of Wisconsin and Senator Wil liam E. Borah of Idaho. POINDEXTER'S PLATFORM. Three planks constitute the Poin dexter platform: Amendments of the tariff laws to reduce the cost of living; support of the Pinchot pol icy toward conservation of the na- tional resources, and the enactment of such national legislation as the "drys" have requested. Of course, the general policy will be in line IN THE EDITOR'S MAIL Short letters from Press readers will be printed In this column when they are of sufficient general interest. You may write about anything or anybody so long as personal malice is not your motive. A BIG HEART, BUT TOUGH. Editor The Press: Life for the common people In modern Ameri ca today is like a Chinese puzzle— you never know where you are at. Today all of our large cities are owned and absolutely controlled by the railroads that traverse them. For instance Spokane, where Jim Hill holds first mortgage and the Washington Water Power Co. takes care of the second mortgage. At present we have numerous big hearted candidates telling the peo ple how prosperous they are, and how much more success will be theirs if they are elected —a close investigation reveals a big heart, but so tough that you could not drive a railroad spike in it. They are all go interested In the dear common people Just previous to election, and get on to that Jackass smile when they extend their mitt Suits for Ladies ExHibition on Girls* School Dresses Especially adapted to useful school wear are tho prettily trimmed, or the simpler styles in wash able dresses of the heavier giughams, percales and fancy plaids. These come in any size for girls of 4 to 1G years. The colors are light and medium stripes, checks and plaids, as well as plain colored chambray. 1 Special values are given this week, in dresses worth from $1.00 up to $3.75, at 69**, $1.29, $1.98, $2.48. Children's 35c Belts 19c New patent leather belts in assorted styles; red or black; special at 19«f> Children's School Handkerchiefs—Plain white with hemstitched edge, also many with colored borders and some with fancy corners; a large lot of 8c and 10c values; special, at 4a* with that of the Insurgent body fa both houses of congress. As strong as was Poindexter la Washington at the beginning of this year, his position ts rendered vastly more tenable by the events tran spiring; at the national capital when Speaker Cannon forever lost his czarlike grip upon the great legis lative body over which he still pre sides, but whlho no longer bows the knee in humble subservience. Poin dexter was known and recognised from coast to coast aa one of the men who had fought through thick and thin, had suffered abuse and humiliation from an arrogant major ity, that the people through their representatives might govern the land which they inhabit It was in deed a great victory, and gives to Poindexter the leading place in the coming Washington senatorial battle. $100 REWARD for the conviction of the party or parties claiming to be agents or solicitors of the Parision Dyeing * Cleaning Works, 605 First avenue. L. A. Lehmann, prop. In a farcical handshake. Of course our prosperous people will not take much notice, but the working man certainly should he cause he ia the mna who gets rapped in the "nut" at every elec tion. If the big speculative and no work leeches can make you think you are prosperous when you are ten years or more fighting interest to pay for a home, sacrificing all pueasures and a good many neces sities, then all is well with them. To partly own a small home, and live In fear of want for your fam ily—if you are satisfied to call this prosperity, then you well might say that to rub a raw beefsteak on the outside of a hungry man's somach is equivalent to a square meal. But they say you should save your money when you don't egt any in the first place. It's up to them to be extravagant, and to spend your money. E. Joelah Nash- New School Shoes The new fall styles are here in school shoes and our own warranted brand, the ' Kembert." They come in kid. calf and patent leather, and the prices, according to size, run from, Pair f2.25, 02.50 up to 93.00 Bargains in School Shoes Boy's $2.50 Shoe*—Made of good calf stock. with heavy, solid soles; built to stand hard school wear. Sizes from 1 to sft at the special price ot P«r v 91.90 Hade of soft calfskin, solid soles; sizes 1 to lU] values to $2.25 a pair 91.99 Litter Gent's Shoes—Made for the sturdy lad who is hard on shoe leather. Best calf uppers and soles; sizes front 9 to 13, a good $2 00 value, at. Pair 91.49 Girl's School Shoes—All vises for school girls and up to 2 for misses, in several special lots. They are of ben black kid and calfskin, soft and durable, with best leather soles and are all nest styles; the values are front $1.85 up to $2.25- our special pries , 70s) to 91.99 Larue Missel' Shoes—Medium and K>V htfis, extension edge solas and uppers of kid or oalfsYls In good school shoes for the girl who wears lad ies' sizes; from 1% up; $8 25 to $3.50 values, special, at «|.« 9 wi §|>#- PAOIT