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WRIGHT BEATS MILE A MINUTE ALL FLYING RECORDS ARE SHOT TO SMASH (By United Press Leased Wire.) BELMONT PARK, N. V., Oct. 25.—The fastest flight ever made in an aeroplane was reeled off today by Or? ville Wright in his new racer when he flew a mile and a half omud the course in one minute and 2(i seconds, or at a speed of 70 miles an hour. Wright made the flight during a trial heat for the speed elimination contests. He declared when he alighted that lie had not extended himself to the utmost. 818 STRIKE AT LISBON (By United Press Leased Wire.) LISBON, Oct. 25.—Eight thousand freight and express wagon drivers of Lisbon went on strike today. Firemen and soldiers are being used in the transportation of food supplies in the city. OLDFIEU KNOCKSOUT JOHNSON «> (United Press Leased Wire) ♦ ♦ SHEEPHHEAD HAY. N. Y„ ♦ ♦ Oct. 25. —John Arthur Johnson ♦ ♦ may be champion of the world, ♦ ♦ but unless he shows more ♦ ♦ speed than he did in bis first ♦ ♦ heat with Harney Oldfield to- ♦ ♦ day, as an automobile racer, ♦ ♦ Oldlield's laurels will be safe. ♦ ♦ The white speed king fin- ♦ ♦ Ished the first five mile heat ♦ ♦ In four minutes and 44 sec- ♦ ♦ onds. Johnson's time was sev- ♦ ♦eral hours, lie did not finish ♦ ♦ the heat, and It is reported ♦ ♦ that his failure was due to the ♦ ♦ fact that a chicken crossed ♦ ♦ the roadway In front of his ma- ♦ ♦ chine and the black champion ♦ ♦ did not have the heart to run ♦ ♦ it down. ♦ ♦ Only 3000 persons thought ♦ ♦ the race worth seeing, and the ♦ ♦ crowd diminished somewhat ♦ ♦ after the end of the first heat. ♦ ♦ Johnson drove a 000 Thomas ♦ ♦ Flyer and Oldfield a GGO Knox. ♦ ♦ A purse of $5000 hangs on the ♦ ♦ outcome of the race. ♦ ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ ORVIE OVERALL MAY BE A CATCHER (By United Press Leased Wire.) CHICAGO, Oci 25.—Orvall Over all, formerly star pitcher of the Chicago Cubs, announced today that that he would endeavor to emulate the example of Mitchell of the New York Americans by going Into the game next year as ft catcher. Overall was a catcher at the University of California and the stunt behind the bat Is not new to hi in. HEAP DEAD. #PASAI)KNA. Cal., Oct. 25 - llrlg adier General Porter Heap, l\ S. A., retired, died here today. He had been ill for two months from a complication of diseases. General Heap was 64 years of age. He was gruduated from West Point in 18f>4 and assigned to the englne eerlng corps. He did much work tor the river and harbors commit tee and the lighthouse service. He retired In 1905. WILLING TO JUMP FROM TALL BUILDING N G INN ATI. Oct. 2"..—George Howard, noted balloonist, and pilot of the balloon Drifter in the recent contest at Indianapolis, and the world's former champion bridge diver and jumper, announced todny that he wants to jump from one of ; WHY WILL CRUELLY TREATED WIVES STILL DEFEND HUSBANDS? POLICE JUDGE EXPLAINS Why Is it that a woman will have her husband arrested and then beg the court to Ist him go? What is that mysterious law whloh controls tha feelings of sll womankind ohanging thsir intense hatred to love and making them forget the object of their visit to - """" "''»•" th *» -s their NO TEAM FOR COMPANY I It has been decided by Company 1 of tlie National Guard not to en ter a team in the city basket ball league, this decision having been reached because of the uncertainty of the formation of the league. It Is also probable that Company li will enter a team. Instead of go ing into the league, it has been de cided that a series of outside games shall be arranged and Man ager E. Wallace is now at work fixing up a schedule, Out of town managers wishing games will be readily accommodated. No captain for the team has yet been elected and none will be until after the first game. SCHMIDT IS NEW CAPTAIN FORM.A. (By United Press Leased Wire.) PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 25.— The Multnomah club football team was organized last night. "Hill" Schmltt, the former star fullback of Notre Dame was elected captain. Practice has been in progress for some time for their approaching game with the Washington State college. The election of Schmltt caused a surprise for It Is the custom on all football teams not to elect a man until he has played on the eleven at least one season. However, Connant Carlson and Opte Smith said they did not have the time to give to It. so it devolved upon Schniitt. TO EXAMINE TVEITMOE (By United Press Leased Wire.) SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 25. —Olaf I Andrew Tveitmoe, secretury of the building trade! council, was called upon by Chief of Police Seymour today to make a statement of what he might know of the men wanted ! by the police in connection with the | Los Angeles Times dynamiting. Tveitmoe was asked to call at j Chief Seymour's office on his re turn from Santa Cruz, where he has J been for about a week. He Is said to have known F. A. Schmidt, alias "Smithy," Intimately and the police hope they can obtain some clew that may lead to the capture of Schmidt Cincinnati's tallest sky-scrapers, the Traction building, Into a net. He says: "I have studied out just how I would have to make the jump, which would be the highest ever at tempted In the world." husbands standing In the shadow of the prison 7 Such scenes are witnessed daily in the police court. The time of the Judges Is consumed aud the pa tience of the court attaches taxed to the limit, hut the wives care nothing for that. Who can explain this infinite oi THE SUPREME COURT UNMASKED! A LITTLE HISTORY OF IT'S WORKINGS IN THIS STATE THE SYSTEM OF THE BOSS AND THE BOSS OF THE SYSTEM BY JOE SMITH. (Copyrighted, 1910.) No stream can rise higher than its source. The source of justice, as administered In the supreme court of Washington, the source of the authority of most of its mem bers has been boos ruled, machine ruled, money ruled political conven tions. The people of Washington PR A TVS BLUNDER Mayor Pratt's Inquiry before th c police board into the charges filed against Acting Chief of Police John T. Sullivan showed its real pur pose this morning when Hose Elliott, the victim of the police in the Elliott ease, did everything in her power to tear down the character of her aged foster father, J. H. Elliot t, the accuser of Sullivan, and exon erate from blame the former acting chief of police. In doing this the girl was forced through necessity to admit that she had perjured herself when she swore to the affidavit that the pros ecuting attorney's ofice had made out for her in order to shield Sulli van of the charge of protecting Gilder in his crimes. The affidavit, after making grave charges against the girl's foster father, J. H. Elliott, averred that the girl had never had any illicit relations with Gilder. Today she testified that the Gilder a, perjury, hut that the part relating to old man Elliott was true. In a number of respects the girl made statements in her effort to tear down the character of her foo ter father that have already been WILLAMETTE GAME "NO GO" (By United Press Leased Wire.) SALEM, Ore., Oct. 25.—The Uni versity of Puget Sound team, which was accorded a record defeat at the hands of the University of Oregon Saturday by a score of 14 to 0, was scheduled to meet Willamette here yesterday and arrived In the city evidently prepared to play the game, but before the afternoon was over the contest was called off. The visitors at first demanded 10-mlnute quarters, but were re fused by Willamette, but finally the local boys conceded this point and then the visitors backed down en tirely, saying that they were too badly crippled in the game with Oregon to put up a good fight. SOME DEBATE IS, EH BOYS? (By United Press Leased Wire.) PACIFIC UNIVERSITY, Forest! Grove. Ore., Oct. 25—Pacific Uni versity is to have a debate this | year with the University of Idaho. The question for discussion reads as follows: "Resolved, that the enactment of the old age pension law by Great Britain Inexpedient." There are to be two teams, con sisting of two members each, which are to be chosen at a tryout to be held Friday eveulng. Novem ber IS. This Is the first time that debates have been held between Idaho and Pacific. i OI.YMPIA.— The supreme court began the hearing of cases ap pealed from King county today, of which there are 2 on the calendar. j King county will occupy the alien tlon of the court until Novem ber 22; 1 I love? I To Police Judge Mann, who dally cornea in conlact with such canes,' was put the quest lon, aud this is the way he explains it: "it Is the nature of womankind," suid the Judge, "to depend 00 her i mate for sympathy and protection. , Baa. may have her love temporarily THE "PINK" NIGHT EXTRA SPOKANE, WASHINGTON, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1910. have lost confidence in the boss ruled convention system. It is but natural that they should lack con fidence in supreme judges who are the hand picked fruit of such con ventions. This is the story of the boss of the system and the system of the boss. Of the five members of the court shown to be untrue, and can be so shown by proper evidence when the side of Elliott is heard. Yet, ia spite of this, Mayor Pratt today noon, after the session of the hear ing ended, made the remark to a re porter for The Press that "I believe everything the girl said about ohl man Elliott is true." Mayor Pratt made this statement in the presence of wttnesse without waiting for the rest of the the facts that will show that the poor girl that only a few months ago committed perjury to shield Ollder is now swearing falsely to drag her stepfather down and free Sullivan of the charge of malfeas ance in connection with the Gilder- Elliott case. HOLIDAY, NOVEMBER 15. Spokane's schools will de clare a half holiday November 15 in order that all the chil dren may take part In "Chil dren's Day" at the National Apple Show. School will be called at 8 o'clock on the morning of that day and a four-hour session will be held. Connie Mack, as ringmaster, h ad the Cubs eating out of his hand, and it wouldn't have been sur prising if they tried to jump thro dgh a knothole at command turned to hate by abuse of Ill treat nient. She may cause his ar rest, but when the crucial moment comes she forgets everything ex cept thut she loves him, and noth ing else on earth counts to her. "When a woman gives herself to a man she gives her whole self. , His love and thut of her UulOreu now candidates for re-election one was nominated and another renom inated in the Farrell bassed repub- I lican state convention of 1904, a I convention which was the very flower of the boss ruled convention system. A few weeks ago a storm of In dignation swept over this state in protest against the methods and the ETHEL LENEYE IS ACQUITTED (By United Press Leased Wire) iJONDON. Oct. 25.—With a sud denness as surprising as the verdict Itself, Miss Ethel Clare Leneve, ocmpanton of Dr. H. H. Crlppen In hjfc flight to escaoff'arrest for wife murder, was acquitted of the mur der of Mrs. Belle Elmore Crlppen today in Old Bailey court. Miss was charged with MOLLIE HAMER WINS HER NECKTIE STRIKE .(By United Press Leased Wire) NEW YORK. Oct. 25.—M0111e lamer, who led 20.000 girl necktie Vfekers on strike, 10 days ago, has TRAINED ANIMALS Is her whole life from that time forth. ' Woman is naturally of a self sucrlfictug disposition. This is shown in many ways. When a wo man sits at the table with her bus baud and her little ones. It is al ways the others who are aerved fiist She. will deny herself II "THE SPOKAN^^ results of the hand picked judicial convention, which convened in Ta comt August 3, 1910, and renomin ated five members or the present court. In the primary election of September 13 the people of the state violently repudiated much of the work of that convention. But the hand picked convention Continued on Page Six! murder after the fact, the crown ac cusing her of having been an acces sory of Dr. Crippen, who already has been sentenced to be hanged on November 8 for Mrs. Crippen's murder. Tfce acquittal of the frail defend ant occasioned much comiftent, as it was expected that she would go Continued on Page Two. won. All but 300 are back at work, and those will return on adjust ment of a minor difference. "We'll wring the blood from Christmas neckties," was her dec laration. They did. The employ ers granted all the just demands of the girls. The strike was absolute ly without violence. There was only one arrest, when a policeman jailed one girl because "she stood still when ordered to move on." ROME. —A report was current to day that the pope was Indisposed from an attack of the gout. This is declared to be unfounded. His holiness held his usual receptions today. necessary in order that her hus band and her children may satisfy their appetites for any delicacy which may be set upon the table. "So with a woman in the time of trouble. Kvea though she may turn against her husband for the time being and appeal to the police to protect her com him, when the NINTH YEAR, No. 12 25 CENTS A MONTH EFFORT 10 FORESTALL THE COUNCIL'S ACTION ONLY EVIDENCE FOR DEFENSE WILL BE HEARD BEFORE POLICE COMMISSION—ROSE ] ELLIOTT ON STAND. Mayor Pratt's whitewashing inquiry into the Elliott charges filed against former Acting Chief of Police Sullivan started on time today in the council chamber at the city hall. It was a one-sided hearing, as neither J- H. Elliott nor any of the other witnesses for the prosecution of the charges put in ap pearance. City Commissioner Mudgett, Arglll and Armstrong, ap pointees of Mayor Pratt, sat as the trial board, while the ministers of the gospel, the representatives of the Federated clubs, chamber of commerce, 150,000 club, and other organizations, called to help "try" Sullivan, sat in the rear as high privates, insofar as any vole* in the proceedings was concerned. Mayor Pratt was there; also former Acting Chief Sullivan, who sat with his attorney, Alex M. Winston. Attorney V. T. Tustln, as sistant corporation counsel, appeared in the role of "prosecutor," by virtue of the corporation counsel's office being delegated to present the evidence. Those present heard the ehlef witness for Sullivan at the morn ing session. Rose Elliott, say that she had perjured herself to pro tect Gilder, but that she was now telling the truth when she tried to help out Sullivan and wreck the name of her foster father. J. H. Elliott. ROSE ELLIOTT'S STORY. The Elliott girl admitted all of her relations with Policeman Gfl der, told of the criminal operation performed on her by one Mrs. kelsch, but still clung to her story that her old foster father was the VESUVIUS STILL SPREADS DEATH AND DESTRUCTION Authorities Helpless; People Panic Stricken—Mud 30 Feet Deep on Roads—Loss of Life and , Property Enormous. , ► - •* NAPLES, Oct. 25.—Ravaged by earthquakes, by volcanic fire and by flood, the provinces of Naples and Salerno tod*y present scenes of desolation and suffering. The authorities apparently appalled .by the destruction by the elements, practically are inactive, while ad mitting that the fatalities of yes terday are enormous. TWO BIG NEWSPAPER "BEATS" A newspaper "beat" is any big news feature which one paper prints first. The primary aim of a newspaper la to give the people the NEWS, and to g lye it to them the FIRST MO MENT POSSIBLE.. Yesterday and today The Spokane Preaa scores two big news beats. On c was the first picture of the first rescue of a great airship by a steamer at sea, printed, and the other is the first phot o of revolutionary scenes in Portugal, direct from Lisbon. The Press secured these, two great pictures because it is a member of the Newspaper En terprise Association, acknowledged to be the leading Illustrat ed and special news service In the world. GIRL'S COMPLETE OUTFIT FOR $25 That doesn't seem possible in these times of high prices, when all clothing costs so much, but that's exactly what Cynthia Grey proposes to outline in a series of six practical articles WRITTEN ESPECIALLY FOR GIRLS WHO WORK AND FOR SCHOOL GIRLS These articles will begin tomorrow in The Press, and will tell exactly what the young woman of today most wants to know —how to dress herself suitably on a small amount of money. They are really a fine, com- . pact little course in home dressmaking—and millinery. Begin reading them tomorrow, cut them out- and use them. When you've put in practice these lessons you will have one waist (54 cents), one blouse ($1.65), three pieces of underwear ($1.90), one tailored suit ($6.50), a party dress ($3.00), and a hat (sl.4l)—a total of $15, leaving $10 for purchase of shoes, stockings, under wear, gloves, etc. And don't think because these things are cheap in cost that they look cheap or ARE cheap. They are not. time comes that he goes before the court for trial she forgets everything except that he is her mate, and she is the first to plead excuses for him. "No extreme is too great for a woman to go to for the man she loves, and no expedient will be overlooked by the woman seeking cause of her downfall In tue begin ning. The Elliott girl testified that she has been kept at the juvenile de i tention rooms, under the care oi | Mrs. Hilda Riaatd. the assistant I (Continued on page two.) In the beautiful bay of naples, la the gulf of Salerno, scores of fish ing vessels were wrecked and many bodies have been borne In shore by the tides. The dead on the island of Ischla, off Naples, ex ceed 200 as a result of the tidal wave. On the slopes of Mount Ve suvius new lava streams have Contrnued on Paga Two. to have her husband released treat Jail. "I have cases almost dally when the husband haa brutally abused the wife. I have cases where taut whipping post would be the only effective corrective—and I might Continued on Page Twe. % j