THE LEWISTON EVENING TELLER
LEWISTON, IDAHO, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1900.
ST. P.u%, Sept. 5.—The hotels are fill
in,« up with democratic politicians and
delegates to the state convention which
assembles in St. Paul tomorrow. Acom
jdete state ticket is to be nominated.
Governor Lind is to be renominated
without opposition and talks with the
delegates already arrived indicate that
the remainder of the ticket will be made
up mainly in accordance with his wishes.
Before Your Children Start to School
S UPPLY THEM WITH BOOKS, TABLETS,
PENCILS, SCHOOL BAGS, PENCIL
BOXES, LUNCH BOXES, PAPER AND EVERY
THING THEY NEED, AND BUY THEM WHERE
YOU HAVE THE LARGEST AND BEST STOCK
TO SELECT FROM AT
DENT & BLUER, Druggists
EASY TO OPERATE
No smoke or smell, and are pronounced so by all
users. KITCHEN COOLERS for this warm weather
FLETCHER HARDWARE CO.
286, Main St.
HARD ON SHOES
School Shoe Warranted
HARD ON CHILDREN
It is because so few are shaped light. Our shapes are
down to date and fit just like grown up people's shoes
This season a special feature of
So that the tendency will be to
develop the feet naturally
We here show a cut of the English shape. A line that
we bank on for all-around service—«carried in lace and
button Vici Kid and Kangaroo Calf
Prices; 5 to 8, $1.25; Z l /i to 11, $1.50; 11 '/■ to 2, $1.50
Top Notch of Perfection ot the price
Wholesale and Retail
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PENCIL BOX FREE! I
With Every Pair of Children's Shoes or
The Place to
'PHONE 162 MAIN
I rofessor Wilhelm Peterson of Minneapo
lis will probably be nominated for secre
tary of state, but nothing has been defi
nite!) decided upon in regards to the
nonunarion for lieutenant governor, at
torney general, state treasurer and other
places on the ticket. A number ot names
are mentioned in connection with each
office and the final selection will not be
made until the convention assembles.
1 he ticket named by the democrats will
be ratified by the populist state conven
tion which will be held tomorrow in Min
Kentucky's Secretary of
State Sentenced to Life
Arthur Sewall, Vice-Presidential
Candidate in 1896, Dead of Ap
Ckorgetown, Ky., Sept. 5.—Judge
Cantrill today overruled the bill of ex
ceptions in the case of Ex-aecretary of
State Caleb Powers, who was convicted
as an exccssory before the fact to the
assassination of Governor Wm. Goebel,
and he will be sentenced to prison for
life. Judge Cantrill made an order sus
pending execution of sentence 60 days in
order to enable defendant to procure a
transcript record to lx* filed in the court
of appeals. An appeal was ullowed.
Bath, Me,, Sept. 5.—Hon. Arthur Sew
ell died of apoplexy at 8:30 a. m. today
at bis home at his summer home at Small
Point, about 12 miles from this city.
He was 64 years of age. Mr. Sewall
had not been in good health for some
time, although not considered tol>e ser
iously ill. He bad lieen advised by his
physician to rest as early as last June.
He attended the democratic convention
in July against the advice of his doctors.
He appeared to have suffered no ill ef
fects from the journey, however. He was
passing the summer quietly at Small
Point when the fatal stroke attacked him
last Sunday. Unconsciousness which
followed the attack continued until death
German Baptists in Session.
Barboo, Wis., Sept. 5.—The general
conference of the German Baptist so
cietiesof the Northwest is being held
this week at North Freedom, thiscounty,
with a good attendance, those present in
cluding representatives of the denomina
tion in all parts of Iowa, Wisconsin and
the Dakotas, Minnesota and the British
Northwest. The programme is exhaus
tive, embracing all departments of the
work of the denomination with lideral
time designated for re]>orts from mission
ary and exangelical work.
Washington, Pa., Sept. 5.—The Pitts
burg conference of the Methodist Pro
testant church, embracing the whole of
western Pennsylvania, conveued in an
nual session here today with the Rev.
George Shaffer of Bellevue, president of
the conference, presiding. Several hun
dred ministers are in attendance and the
programme arranged for the four days'
sessions is replete with interesting feat
ures in the way of addresses and lectures.
Annual Encampment S. of V.
SvRACl'SK, N. Y., Sept. 5.—Syracuse
has completed elaborate arrangements
for the entertainment of the delegates to
the annual encampment of the Sons of
Veterans, which will be held here next
week. Advices received by the local
committee in charge of the arrangements
indicate that the gathering will lie the
largest in the history of the organization.
It will also lx one of the most important.
One of the first matters to receive the at
tention of the commander in chief is the
project for the establishment of a na
tional military university designed to
commemorate the Grand Army of the
Republic. * The Sons of Veterans have
spent several years in promoting the
scheme and the plans have now so far
matured that enough money has been
pledged to warrant the organization in
commencing actual work on the univer
sity. The approaching encampment will
select a sight for tue institution. Wash
ington, Mason City, Iowa, and Mil
I waukee are bidding for the university,
with the chances of success apparently
favoring Iowa City. As soon as the lo
cation for the school is settled work on
the buildings will be begun. The plans
are to erect a main building ut a cost of
not less than f 100,000, and the structure
and the subsequent buildings will be
equipped with all modern improvements.
Delegates representing the member
ship of over icr.,000 distributed over
twenty-nine states will lie present at
uext week's encampment. It will be
the niueteuth annual gathering of the
organization, which was formed in Phil
adelphia, September 29. 1879 The ses
sions will be presided over by Command
er in chief A. W. Jones, of Youngston,
O., and several sjieakers of note have ac
cepted invitations to address the dele
Krank J. Shively, the educated Indian
from Spalding, is in the city this evening
euroute to the Cheyenne and Arapuho
agency in Oklahoma Territory. He goes
there to accept the position of leasing
clerk, an important one under the civil
service. The whole leasing business of
the agency will be in Mr. Shively's bands
which will include the handling of large
sums of money. Mr. Shively has been
in the government employ at the Lapwui
agency for the past year. He is a com
petent business man. He is well known
as an authority on sports and he was the
pitcher of the liA-ul ball team Ibis season.
Nez Perce Ahead.
Boisr, Idaho, Sept. 4.—A short time
ago the Statesman published an estimate
of the population of this state, which was
given at 150,000. Complete and reliable
estimates from the counties have now
lieen received, and they increase the or
iginal estimate over 10,000, making tile
estimated population of tlie state a trifle
Unclk Sam: "I'll settle this demagogue, once for all."
more than 160,00. The Statesman's esti
mate of the counties is as follows: Ada,
11,100; Bannock, 11,900; Bear Lake, 7700;
Bingham, 10,500; Boise, 4000; Blaine,
4800; Canyon, 8200; Cassia; 3500; Custer,
2000; K'more, 2600; Kreuiont 12,250;
Idaho, 5500; Kootenai, 951x1; Latali, 13,
250; Lemhi, 3400; Lincoln, i8<x>; Nez
Perce, 13.700; Oneida, 9000; Owyliec,
4000; Shoshone, 12,000; Washington,
6700. Total for the state, 160,100.
Ex-Prisoners of War.
Columbus, O., Sept. 5—Several score
of grizzled veterans, members of the
Society of Union ex-Krisoners of War,
met in annual state reunion in the senate
chamber at tlie state capitol this morn
ing. Tlie meeting was opened with
prayer by Chaplain Haynes of the society.
W. W. Wilson of Urbana, president of
the society, called tlie gathering to order
and responded to tlie cordial words of
welcome delivered bv John C. Taylor of
Columbus. The remainder of the morn
ing session was devoted to receiving new
members and the registration of visitors.
This evening the members will gather at
their animal campfire and exchange
stories of their experiences in confederate
prisons thirty odd years ago.
The Antis in Conference.
Columbus, O,, Sept. 5.—In response
to the call of State Chairman L. W.
Brown, the leaders of the anti-imperial
ist movement in Ohio are holding a con
ference today at the Great Southern
hotel. The purpose of the meetig, as ex
plained in the call, is to discuss plans for
prosecuting a vigorous anti-imperialist
campaign in Ohio from now until elec
A Small British Garrison
Resist a Long Seige
A Montana Freight Train Leaves :
the Rails and Many Are Killed j
CapkTOWN, Sept. 5. —The siege of
Ladybrand lias l>eeii raised after several
attempts to capture tlie town and its little
garrison of 150 British troops. The
Boers who attacked Ladybrand are esti
mated to have numbered over 2,000 men.
The British were summoned to surrender
Sept. 2 (Sunday) but refused. -From that
time on they were subjected to continual
cannon anil rifle fire. The Burghers
twice trieil to rush the British position
Rrobably the approaching relief force
saved the little garrison.
Washington, Sept. 5 — The census
bureau announces the population of Salt
Lake City, 53.53*. against 44,843 in 1890,
an increase of 19.37 per cent. Kopula
tion of Albany ; New York, is 94,551
against'^3,779 in 1890, an increase of .81
Livingston, Mont., Northern Pacific
freight train No. 53 was wrecked early
this morning three miles west of Tusleu
on account of spreading rails. Kireman
Warren was instantly killed, Engineer
J. C. Sorenson had bis hand cut off and
Brakeman Washington seriously injured.
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A passenger train and special stock train
had passed over the rails just ahead of
the wrecked train.
Does China Want Peace?
■ London, Sept. 5,—No official an
nouncement is yet forthcoming here in
regard to the decision of the powers con
cerning China, but the concensus of opin
ion continues suggestive of a compro
mise on proposals now under consider
ation. Meanwhile there is little author
itative indication that the dowager em
press is ready to treat fbr peace, even if
the allied powers reach an agreement in
regard to the liest means of opening ne
Latah Republican Ticket.
Moscow, Sept. 5.—At the county con
vention this afternoon the following
ticket was nominated: For senator, Rev.
W. O. Kowler of Genessee; representa
tives, Tim Driscoll of Genessee, Burton
L. Krenclt, T. H. Brewer, Kitiman and
Munson of Moscow. The old board of
.-ounty commissioners was renominated
as was also Surveyor Bush. L. D. Jami
son of Moscow was the nominee for cor
The convention was one of the most
harmonious that ever assembled in the
district. The attendance was full and
enthusiasm reigned throughout the pro
J. R. Collins of Juliaetta, was nomi
nated lor sheriff.
IIkurna, Mont., Sept 5.—The repub
lican state convention was called to or
der here at noon today. Candidates will
lie nominated for governor and other
state officers to lie chosen at the Novem
ber election. The resolutions will deal
largely with state affairs, and on national
issues will indorse the foreign policy of
President McKinley's administration.
Recital at Vineland.
At the M. K. church tomorrow evening
at 8 o'clock Miss Matul llanituell, a
daughter of (loi. W. W. Hnmtuell of Ne*
jierce City, will give a recital in reading,
both dramatic and litimorons. Miss
Hauimell returned last winter from Chi
cago, where she was a pupil under the
best instructions in that city and Vine
land is to he congratulated ou being able
to hear so talented a young lady.
The proceeds of the recital are to go
toward moving the Presbyteriaii church
in Vineland to a more desirable location.
Tlie program for the evening is as fol
Instrumental—At the Circus.........Beebe
Comic Song ........................................
Mr S Leslie Thompson.
Reading—lfisiui of Claudius and Cynthia
Vocal Solo—Slumber Song..........Crosby
Reading—How Kuby Played.........Bagby
Gocal Solo—The Gay Hussars........Diehl
Mr. Aitliur S. Stacy.
Vocal Solo—Ye Merry Birds..................
Mrs. M. J. O'Neill.
Reading—Too Utterly Utter..................
Vocal Solo—Without Thee............Moret
tylrs. S Leslie Thompson.
Reading—111 the Dime Museum ............
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