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The Lewiston Teller.
TUESDAY TWICE ft WEEK FRIDAY
Volume 27
LEWISTON, IDAHO, FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, 1903
Number 44
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HOW ABOUT
FISHING
TACKLE?
Now is the time to go. *s*Let us show
you our line. j * Nothing Like it.
IT CATCHES
THE TROUT
DENT <Sb BUTLER., DRUGGISTS
319 Main Street
MONARCH SHIRT SALE
When you read this advertisement you will note that we
are going to have a Shirt Sale. Now, this means just what
we meant when we said à few days ago that we were going
to have a suit sale. We did have a suit sale and it lasted
only three days, just as our "ad" read. Since that time a
great many customers have been in regretting that they did
not take advantage of the reduced prices. Our Shirt Sale
Will Commence Wednesday Morning
And will Continue Thursday,
Friday and Saturday
and no longer. You know the goods we will show you.
Not an old shirt in the house—every .one bright, new and
right up to the minute—the MONARCH, and the values
will surpass anyything that has been shown in Lewiston.
Goods will be conveniently arranged in three lots.
LOT NO. l
Shirts that sold from 75c to $1, choice..... ................ 48c
LOT NO. 2
Shirts that sold from $1.50 to $1.50, choice...... ... .98c
LOT NO. 3
Shirts that sold from $1.50 to $2 50, choice.......... 1.48
We feel interested in this shirt sale. Do you }
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CHASE & SANBORN 7 Tmportcrs; Boston.
The Russell Grocery
Sells this famous Coffee, and also carries as large
and complete a stock of fancy and high grade
groceries as any store in the State.
Mining and Milling Machinery
SAW MILLS, POWER PLANTS, ENGINES, BOILERS
ELECTRIC MACHINERY
Prepared to furnish estimates on any kind of mechanical
installation
LEWISTON, 294 Main St. A . S. THURBER
NORMAL
FACULTY
Action of the Board Sustains the Faculty
Chosen by Présidant Black—A Strong Corps
of Instructors
It has been known for some (lavs that
President Black had beeu presented his
final recommendations for a faculty to
the l>oard, and that as soon as the mem
bers of the hoard confirmed the choice
the result would lie announced. The
final action was taken today and the fol
lowing was sent to the press:
The faculty of the Lewistou Normal
school has been selected. There will be
eight instructors in addition to the presi
dent. The selections have been made
with the idea of securiug such educa
tional and personal qualities as seem best
to adapt the members of the faculty to
the particular requirements of this insti
tution. Viewing the faculty as a whole
it represents the training and the culture
of many of the best educational institu
tions in the west as well as in the east.
In every case there has been very strong
testimony presented in support of the
ability and the success of the candidate
and this testimony has, for the most
part, come from men who are quite la
miliar with the requirements of normal
schools.
The memliers of the board feel assured
that they have succeeded in securing as
strong a faculty as will !>e lound in any
similar institution in the northwest.
With the enlarged faculty and the ever
growing facilities for effective work it is
confidently believed that the work of the
coming session will be productive of ex
cellent results,
The recently elected members of the
faculty are Clarence E. Feree, A. M , M.
S., (Ohio Wesleyan), psychology, phys
ical scieuce and supervisor of the training
school; Harry W. Hibbard, B. S. (Wis
consin), mathematics and physical train
ing; Aurelia Henry, A. B. {California),
A. M. (Yale), English language and lit
erature; Henry L. Talkiuglon, A. M.
(I)rnry), history; Charles M. Carson, A.
B. (Hanover), languages; Bessie E. Kgge
tnan (Thomas Normal Training School,
Detroit), music and drawing; May L In
gersoll (Colorado State Normal School;
and Teachers' College, Columbia), critic
in intermediate grades; Anna G. King
(Illinois State Normal University), critic
in primary grades.
Mr. Feree commenced teaching in a
rural school and latei was ptincipal of
the Fort Jefferson, Ohio, school for two
years and head of the science department
of the Delaware, Ohio, high school for
two years. He has been Sage Fellow in
philosophy and ethics in Cornell univer
sity since April, 1902. Mr. Fereé has
made a most excellent record aa a suc
cessful, growing, inspiring teacher.
Mr. Hibbard was trained under the Mtn
nesota system and is a graduate of the
State Normal school at St. Cloud. He af
terwards continued his course and gradu
ated from Wisconsin university. He is
taking post graduate work in mathemat
ics at the Uuiversily of California. Mr.
Hibbard is well acquainted with normal
school work. He Iias had successful ex
perience in the Cential Oregon State
Normal school and Vashon college. Not
only has he proven himself successful as
teacher of. mathematics, but has also
made an excellent record as a teacher of
physical training and athletic work in
general. While a student at St. Cloud
normal, he had charge of the work as
assistant in athletics, and during his life
at the University of Wisconsin, was as
sistant iu athletics. Mr Hibbard will
have charge of the physical training and
outdoor athletics 111 this school, and we
have reason to lielieve that he will exert
a wholesome and Iteiieficial influence
upon the physical wellareol the students.
Miss Henry, who for the past two years
lias been working as a graduate student
iu Yale, received her early training un
der the California system. Miss Henry
is a graduate of the Univer tty of Califor.
nin, and liefore going to Yale, established
an excellent reputation as a teacher by
fier work in .lie English department of
the University of Idaho. Miss Henry
gives evidence ol an enthusiastic spirit in
her work and an appreciation of the cul
tural value of literature that can not but
assuie most excellent results in the work
of her department.
Mr.' Talkiugton is so well known in
Idaho and the neighboring field that he
needs no introduction to the patrons of
this school. Mr. Talkiugton has had a
broad experience iu the work of the nor
mal school and the secondary school in
general. He has worked consistently
snd zealously, both in the school and the
teachers' institute, for the interests of the
teachers sad bis work will continue to be
be effective as it has been heretofore.
Mr. Canon, who eujoys a moat excel
lent reputation as a teacher of languages
in the high school of this place, has been
placed in charge of the department of
languages. Mr. Carson is a graduate of
Hanover college and has had special
training in classics at Chicago Uni rersity.
Continued on page 4
STREET RAILWAY FRANCHISE
Two Companies now Ask for Street Railway
Franchise in Lewiston — An Ordinance was
Introduced Last Night
A petition was submitted to the council
last evening by James G. Trainer of Chi
cago and Fred T. Dubois of Blackfoot
asking for a Street railway franchise. An
ordinance was introduced by Alderman
Scully in conformity with the petition,
was read twice and referred to the com
mittee of the whole. Before any action
was taken by the committee in granting
the franchise the couucil decided to re
quest E- H. Libby of Vineland to appear
before them and make a statement of his
proposition in regard to a franchise at an
adjourned meeting Saturday night.
Early in May Mr. Libby petitioned the
council tor a franchise and the matter
was postponed upon the suggestion of
Mr. Dubois and his associates to await
developments in their Waha irrigation
and power scheme. Their action last
night is an affirmation of the fact that
they will push this project to an early
completion.
The ordinance as read provides for the
granting to James G. Trainer, of Chicago,
and Fred T. Dubo s, of Blackfoot, of a
franchise lor the construction, mainten
ance and operation or a street railway on
the following streets and alleys:
Commencing at the northwest corner
of section 32, township 35 north, range 5
east B. M.; thence extending northwest
erly direction along the Lewiston Lapwai
road to a point where the same intersects
with the Genesee road; thence north
along the Genesee road to the Northern
Pacific railway track ; thence commencing
again at a point where the Lewiston
Lapwai road intersects with the Genesee
road; thence running westerly along the
Lewiston-Lapwai road to Eighteenth
street; thence west along Main street to
Fifth street; thence north on Fifth street
to D street; thence west on D street to
First street; thence south on First street
to Snake River aveuue; thence south on
Suake river avenue to Third avenue
grade; thence along Third avenue grade
to Third avenfte; theuce along Third
avenue to Fifth street; theuce along Fifth
street to Sixth avenue; thence along Sixth
avenue to Seventh street; thence along*
Seventh street to Eleventh avenue; thence *
along Eleveutfiavenue to Eleveuth street; j
theuce along Eleveuth s' reel to Eighth
avenue; thence along Eighth avenue to
Tenth street; thence along Tenth street I
to Seventh avenue; thence along Seventh :
avenue to Seventh street, where junction
is made with line.''
The life of the franchise is 25 years.
The street railway is to he operated by
either animal power, steam, cable, gas j
electric or compressed air power. Under
the terms of tin. ordinance the grantees
or their assigns shall be allowed to charge
not exceeding the fare of 5 cents for one
continuous ride one vay on said railroad.
The line can lie operated by. animal,
electric, motor or cable jiower.
It is expected that the Vineland com j
pany will not lose this plum without a
contest and present indications point to
the fact that Lewistou will soon be pro
vided with street railroad transportation.
In connection with this street railroad
the Waha company expect to put in a '
motor car line lietween Lewistou and j
Waha for the purpose of handling the
fruit products of the Tammany sectiou lo
be irrigated hu«J furnishing a passengt r
service for the W'aha Lake which is a '
promising summer resort.
Council Meets to Hear Sewer Complaints
Yesterday the city council held a spe
cial session lo hear complaints trom
property owners on the hit) against the
present location of the sewer system on
Normal hill. No serious kicks were reg
istered; a few residents of that section''
came liefore the tioard anil had coirec-|
lions mad* in the plut. C. C. Bunnell
asked to be left out of the se wer district j
as he is joined on to the system on Main
street. Mayor Kress urges the property
owners to watch the w^.k closely ami
see that the trenches are dug according
to the original plat.
The question oi opening the boulevard
from Fifth street to Third avenue was in
formally discussed.
Combined Harvester e Labor Saver.
Geo. A. Smith was id the city Monday
from bis ranch east of town. Mr. Smith
has just installed a new Hauser-Haincs
combined harvester anil is well pleased
with the result« be is obtaining. He is
using 26 horses and a crew of 5 men and
is cutting and threshing 30 acres daily.
The combined machine is a great labor
and time saver to the farmer and its
introduction will be rapid Mr. Smith
says that there four of these machines in
his neighborhood and that the fonr
machines with combined crews of 30
men are doing the work of 50 men and
saving nearly half the time aud doing
cleaner work for the waste is far leas with
the new machine.
Subscribe for the Teller.
BRUTE CONFESSES HIS CRIME
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Hamilton Admits to the Coroners Jury that
He Assaulted snd Killed Mabel Richards—
Lynching is Feared.
Asotin, Aug. 4 (Special)—William
Hamilton held in jail here suspected of
the murder of little Mabel Richards has
made conlessiou. Public sentiment is
intense against him and lynching is
feared.
Fol'owiug the details of the horrible
murder of little Maliel Richards near
Anatone Sunday comes the conlessiou of
her murderer. William Hamilton ar
rested yesterday on suspicion and lodged
in the jail here was put in the sweat box
by the officers aud confessed early tfiis
morning giving the details of his brutal
attack upou the iunocent child.
Ilaifiilton's story is to the effect that
he met the child 011 the trail which led
by a short cut up the hill. He was
coming down the trail leading a saddle
horse. He stopped the child and partly
by persuasion anil partly by force took
her with him to the deeper woods where
he attempted to outrage her hut through
fear did not accomplish his purpose.
After exacting a promise from the child
never to reveal knowledge of his attack
he was about to leave her when fear of
detection drove him lo murder. He re
turned to the girl choked her into insen
sibility and crushed in her head with a
dead pine sapling. He then mounted
his horse and rode rapidly from the
scene of the crime. All this was doue he
says in thirty minutes and while the
mother waited at the top of the hill for
the happy child who started at the foot
to gather fl iwers by the woodland trail
lustful murder had stalked through
shades aud blotted out an innocent
childish life.
The murdered girl is the daughter of
Robert Richards, sheriff of Asotin county.
Hts wife and the mother of the child was
Miss Marsilliot well known here and In
the Asotin county. Sherifl Richards and
family have been in camp in the moun
tains near the Farrish saw mill in the
Anatone county. Sunday morning the
mother and three children started to
attend Suuday school at the Kelly school
house three miles from camp. They
went in a light rig and when about two
miles on the way came to a heavy grade.
Mabel the oldest child a 13-year-old girl
nsknl consent to walk by a bridle path
through the woods to the to > of the
grade. She went off gaily picking
flowers by the way and was never seen
again alive. The mother arrived at the
top of the hill and not finding Maliel
waited awhile aud drove or without her
supposing she was merely loitering along.
Nothing was thought of it tell the family
returned to camp and the child was still
missing. Alarm was sounded from the
saw mill whistle and the country in the
vicinity gathered fur the search. Night
came and no trace of the child was
found. Morning dawned and crowds
gathered to join the party hut it was not
till 3 o'clock in the alternooii when the
body was found in the thicket with the
clothes torn and the skull crushed The
body was soon borne away aud the
coroner summoned for the inquest.
Humiltoi the confessed murderer is a
young mau about 23 years of age He
has tieen known long as a low minded
brutish fellow prone to evil habits. His
home is 011 Montgomery ridge in the
Anatone section. He wus brought to jail
here last night and the sweating process
applied by the officers resulted in the
confession above related
THE POPE SELECTED TODAY
The court of cardinals se
lected Cardinal Sasto Patri
arch «f Venice to be the next
pope. The selection was made
at 11 o'clock this morning.
Hay Harvest on at Cold Spring*
Timothy hay and some grain hey are
down in the fields around Cold Springs,
said A J. Erickson, merchant and post
master at Kippen, today. Harvest of
ripe grain will not be on in that country
for two weeks.
The sawmill of K. Erickson shut down
on the 3rd of July but the planer contin
ues to run full time. The mill is furnish
ing a large amount of lumher for build
ings at Summit.
De France Hotel Addition.
> The $2000 addition to the De France
hotel has been enclosed and will be ready
for occupation in about two weeks. The
aunex has been built back of the old
building, and a space 100 feet long and
five feet wide will lead from the front
door to the street. This space of ground
WÜ1 be sown to lawn and traversed with
Cement walks. A fountain in the plot of
grau» will add beauty to the rurronnd
ings. Mr. Holland stated that the vol
ume of business his house is handling
con be estimated from the fact that he
expended $2750 for help and supplies last
month.
LEWISTON-HUNTINOTON ROAD
The Following Special Dispatch From Colfax
is Published in the Sunday Oregonian end
it Speak* for Itself.
The following special dispatch was
sent to the I'ortland Oregonian and
publiseil iu the Sunday edition of that
paper.
Articles of incorporation of the Lewis
ton & Owyhee Railroad Company were
today sent to Spokaue to be filed for
record, by M. O. Reed, a prominent
attorney of Colfax, who is president of
the new road, which is to be built from
Huntington, Or., down the Suake river
to Claikstou, Wash., and Lewiston,
Idaho, the final destination not having
been definitely settled Clarkston ia
just across the river from Lewiston.
The capital stock of the company is
>3,ooo.ouo, divided into 30,000 shares of
the par value of f 100 each. The officers
of the corporation are: M. O. Reed,
attorney, Colfax, president; Hon. M. M
Godniun, attorney, Dayton, first vice
president; Hon. J. F. Hale, Battle Creek,»
Neb , second vice-president ; Alfred
Coolidge, hanker, Spokane, treasurer;
George B. Baker, mortgage broker, Day
ton, Wash., secretary; C. E. Burnham,
banker, Tilden, Neb., auditor; Hon.
William Y. Allen, ex-Uniled States
Senator, Madison, Neb., solicitor-general.
The incorporators are: Senator Allen
and W. E. Reed, his law partner, of
Madison, Neb ; Peter Rubendall, presid
ent of the First National Bank, and F. J.
Hale, State Senator, o! Battle Creek,
Neb,; C. Lv. Burnham, cashier State Bank,
of Tilden, Neh.; Charles M. Reed, a
capitalist and for 30 years president of
the Erie road, of Erie, Pa.; Alfred
Coolidge, presidsut of the Traders'
National Bank of Spokane, aud the
Second National Bank of Colfax; F. M.
Bowman, mining man, of Spokane; M. O.
Reed, attorney, of Colfax; M. M. God
man, ex Judge of the Superior Court, and
George B. Baker, of Dayton, Wash. The
officers and directors hold office until
January 4, 1904.
The route of the proposed road is set
forth as follows: "This railroad is con
nected with the Oregon Short Line Rail
road at Huntington, Or., which point ia
also the terminus of the Oregon Railroad
& Navigation Company's line of rood;
and extending thence down to the Snake
river on the Oregou side, through Baker,
Uniou and Wallowa Counties, in the
State of Oregou, and into Lewiston,
through Nex Perce County, Idaho, a dis
tance of some 2oo miles; extending along
the well-known mining district known os
the Seven Devils district, in Idaho, and
the Iron Dyke, Cornucopia and Iinnaha
diet icta, in the State of Oregon."
The company haajuat completed the
purchase of the right of way of the North
west Railroad Company, which began
building a line down the Snake river
from Huutiugton, Or., several veers ago,
aud had graded about 30 miles when
work was suspended. Thia right of way
extends fioui Huntington a distance of
60 milts. M. O. Reed, who was elected
president, returned a few days ago from
Erie, Pa , aud New York, where he pur
chased this right of way and grade and
succeeded in interesting New York
capitalists, who agreed to take $400,000
of the bonds at 5 per cent, for 30 years.
Work is to begin on the road as soon aa
potaible, and it is the iutenti in to have
the first 60 miles completed by May 1,
1904
The completion of the first 60 miles of
the road will give an outlet to some of
the rich mining districts of Idaho and
Oregon. It will tap the mineral belt of
wh'ch Mineral City, with its iao-ton
smelter, is the center, and this district
alone promises 100 tons of freight daily.
It will also tap Eagle Valley, a rich
agricultural district, aud give an outlet
Continued 011 page 4
WE HAVE '
FOR
HOT Wf ATHER
That are all right.
No need of having
tired feet when our
shoes are worn. We
can fit and suit any < '
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The Shoe Man
Sole agents far the Celebrated Weffi
Over Shoe for men

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