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Volume 25 LEWISTON, IDAHO, SATURDAY, JANUARY 5, 1901. Number 82 /FOR^ FANCY WORK A choice selection of stamped em broidery, silks and Battenberg braid and Indian pillows. THE FASHION * The largest and most complete line of Hot Water Bags for Cold Weather can be found at DENT & BUTLER Telephone 15. THE DRUGGISTS r W V » v © IF IN NEED ok a BUGGY or ® 1 a SPRING WAGON, LOOK at our STOCK. WE HAVE some BARGAINSto CLOSE OUT :::::::::: FLETCHER HARDWARE COMPANY L ■ A A A j CHOICE LENGTHS IN.......... RIBBONS A bout five hundred choice LENGTHS in all silk ribbons plain, satin, taffeta, cord EDGE SATIN and SATIN and GROSGRAIN —also a LOT of FANCY ALL SILK RIB BON....ALL these RIBBONS ark NOW ON DISPLAY and WE ASK YOU TO LOOK THE LOT OVER WHEN IN the STORE... THEY ARE SELLING for LESS THAN THEIR COST TO MAKE lit O. A. K J O S * if;: BAILEY'S RIBBED BACK RUBBERS Made of pure rubber. Fit better. Wear longer. Made strongest where rubbers usually wear out first—.it the heel. Cost no more than common Rubbers.?* Why not wear the best?.?*.?**?* THE FAIR... The Place to Save Money DEFEAT RADICALS Measure to Cut Down Southern Representa tion Did Not Pass. REPUBLICANS DID FAVOR THE BILL Opposed to Strenuous Measures— Olmstead Resolution Failed Be cause ol Absent Members. Washington, Jan. 5. —The radical el tuent among tlie house republicans who favor cutting down the representation from the southern states iu which fran chise is said to be abridged, suffered de feat today because a number of their colleagues refused to act with them. The issue was precipitated quite unexpectedly. The leaders had decreed that the reap portiontuenl bill should be taken up to day, but before it could be called Mr. Olmstead of Pennsylvania offered as a matter of privilege a resolution reciting the alleged abridgement of suffrage in Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina and North Carolina, and directing the com mittee on census to investigate and re port the facts to the house in order that a constitutional oasis of representation could 1* established for those states. The resolution created a sensation. It was a surprise even to several of the republi can leaders. The leaders on the demo cratic side sought in vain to head off the resolution with points of order, but the speaker ruled against them. They liegan to filibuster, avowing that they would tight every proposition looking to the re duclion of representation form the south ern slates to ttie hitter end. Several of the republicans were secretly in sym pathy with them and their indifference to the fate of the Olmstead resolution the end gave the opposition the victory of today. Manv of them quietiy paired with absent democrats, leaving their absent colleagues unpaired. As a result,when the question of consideration was raised against the resolution it was defeated 81-83. The vote was a strict party one. Two republicans, Landis of Indiana and Mann of Illinois, answered present, but did not vote. The story of the defeat was found in the absentees on both sides who were unpaired. Thirty-two republicans were absent and unpaired, against 16 of the opposition. Kitchener Active Cape Town, Jan. 5.—General Kitch ener has sent a dispatch to General For estier Walker, in command of the British , ~ *r • ! forces at Cape Town, say ig. •T am glad to hear of the ministers action. Give them all the assistance in your power. Use trains to get these col onists south of the enemy. Ask the pres ident to inform me if I can help ill any way. Well mounted men are most re quired to surround them or drive them north." The action of the ministers of Cane Col ony referred to by General Kitchener is the calling 011 the loyalists to assist the military by the formation of a paid de fense force. ^ ^ _ »I reee.1 New KellglO • Chicago, Jan. 5—Dr. George D Her roll, whose renunciation ol commonly accepted principles ol and theories caused him to resign the chair ot applied Christ ianity at Iowa college, has completed ar rangements for launching his new system of religion at a lecture to be delivered to morrow in Central Music hall. The main j principle of the new religion, which dif fers materially from all now in existence, is the application of the teachings of Christ to a., problems, aoctal. industriel,, Its ministers are to be known as I apostles, and, like the first apostles, they I are to be almost constantly going from ! uue place to another. Headquarters will be maintained in Chicago in charge of Franklin Wentworth, who was secretary of the recent anti-trust conference. The leaders of the movement will attempt by a spiritual movement destroy the evils which the law and present religious or ganizations have been unable to over come. Teachings of Christ are to be lit erally applied to trusts, labor troubles, moral wrongs and other present-day problems. Associated with Dr. Herron in the work are the Rev. Benjamiu F. Wilson, who left tha Crete, 111., Metho dist church; the Rev. J. Stitt Wilson, who resigned from the Erie street Methodist church in this city to take up the new work, and the Rev. William H. Wise, formerly pastor of the College avenue Methodist church of Greencastle, Ind. RICE STILL LIVES. Condemned Murderer May live to Grace the Gallows. Boisg. Jan. 4.—Edward Rice, the con vict who attempted suicide at the peni tentiary Tuesday, still lives. The doctor now thinks he stands a good chauce to survive if no complications intervene. Dr. Collister was out to attend him yes terday, but did not remove the bandages, deeming it best to leave them. He or dered some gruel made. Rice seemed to have uo trouble in swallowing it. He can talk a little now, but is not allowed to do so to any extent, as this would re tard his recovery. Yesterday lie said to a guard: ".What a cussed fool l have made of myself. But 1 am innocent." This attempt at suicide has created a deal of comment. How he could cut so many deep gashes in his throat without severing the jugular vein and thus end ing his life seems unaccountable to many. In explanation of this the doctor says whenever Rice made au attempt to reach a vital point he invariably threw his head back, thinking thus to do a better job. This action was that of an ignorant man —and it saved the fellow's life. As he threw his head back it caused the jugular vein to set back bard against the neck bone, thus protecting it from the knife. Since 11:15 Tuesday not an instant has passed without a guard at Rice's side. So determined au attempt at suicide by a prisoner whose life was in no immediate danger, is lookeu upon as a sign of lun acy to some extent, at least, and it was feareil he might try to tear off the band ages from his neck, iu which case it is more than probable nothiug would save his life. When, if ever, this surveillunce will be discontinued has not yet been ta ken into consideration. Sure it is he will never again have op|>ortuuity to do away with himself so long us he remains I * n l ^e penitentiary. The mystery of his procuring the knife is still as deep as it waH when the attempt at suicide was made. A gentleman who has had a great deal of experience in penitentiaries said yesterday there was always a certain laxity among the guards just preceding the installation of a new set of slate officials, because they do not know if the same warden is to be retained, or whether they will Ire. At such times, lie stated, it was hard for the warden to compel usual vigilance. Those . ac quainted with the force at the penitenti ary at this time, however, do not think this, as every man there stands high in every way. It is deemed more probable that one of the prisoners at one of those unavoidable moments when even ! guarded man is not under the very eye of ! his guard, passed hi tu the weapon. The guilty man will he properly punished if j ^j s i<lentity shall become known •— » Fatal Tenement Ftre. New Yokv, Jan. 5 —Mrs. Mary De vine, aged 60 years was burned to death, I an«l Mrs. Minnie Amide, aged 27, was | driven from bed while ill and three other j persons were injured at a fire which de- ; stroyed a row of three story frame teile- 1 nient houses on Bushwick street, Jersey City, early today. The damage by the ^ ^ partially covered by 111- 1 | su ranee. Mrs. Arnickle was in the 1 hands of a doctor when the flames reached j t j, e house. She was placed in uu ambu- j i ance vjd Hurried to the home of her! , ni0 (ije r , where she gave birth to a child. , Xwenty eight families were driven from ; bed into the bitter cold night and reii dered homeless, ** NorthWCStem Pensions A SO. Chicago, Jan. 4 —The directors of the Chicago and Northwestern Railway have inaugurated a permanent pension system patterned in many respects after the one ' putin number who will be retired has not y et been determined, but it is estimated that it will take fluu.auo anuu | ally to pay the pensions. BOERS ACTIVE They are Headed lor Cape Town — Drive in the Farmers. THAT CITY ORGANIZING DEFENSE A Town Guard ol Leading Citizen— Battleships are Landing Men and Gun«. Capk Town. Jan. 5.—The military au th< rities are preparing for all contingen cies. It has been decided to transfer the Boer prisoners from the campa to trans ports. Farmers cotnirg in front Cai uorvaron describe the Boers as traveling in parallel columns, with numerous flanking parties sweeping the country on horses, plundering loyalists and carry ing off everything ealeable. It appears that they are accompanied by strings of pack horses lightly loaded. Colcsburg telegraphs that Kritzinger'a commando is crossing the Middleburg district, but is getting few if any recruits. Here iu Cape Town such business men as are unable to leave are organizing a town guard composed nf the leading citi zens. The commercial companies have asked the mayor to call a mass meeting to urge the government to suppress dis loyal newspapers and to proclaim martial law. The British battleship Monarch today landed men and guns to relieve the troop« for service northward. It is believed that the guns will be sent up the countfy. Five hundred citizens enlisted today, the enrollment being very active. It ia hoped that the first batch of mounted men will leave within three days for Worcester. They are to hold the passes of the Hex river to protect the railroad tunnel. The organization is rough and ready, and not troubled much with drill or special uni forms. Horses are scarce. Six thousand five hundred South Afri can regulars have been recruited during the last eight weeks. J Tt Uill ^aiuaaamtllUil lllAUHHlAAiHA-ti I ilnlVVl IWVVVWBVIlnsisBnft IVVVIVnwVVVWi| INDIAN CURIOS Calendars, Moccasins, Rag». Baskat. etc., Arrow He.iJs. mounted and unmounted, Un mounted Opals M)c iu $S 0 . E tchings, Carbon Photographs, Photograveur*. Camera* and Photo Supplies, Picture Frames, Artists' Ma terials A F>ne Line off Photograph Albums. Lewiston Views SÄ US* H _. The Art Store tunrv fair ■•a. MAIN ST. *VWW I WA W WWM «WWW 1 1 1 j j , ; Price 25 Cents Warranted For One Year ' ► . _ » 4 ; Owl DfUQ StOfC WHOLESALE so HU All All our regular 40 ceut tooth brushes will be sold at the above figure*. BARGAINS IN SEASONABLE GOODS IT IS CUSTOMARY AT TVS CLOSE or a SEASON tor MERCHANTS To OPFBR THXIX REMNANTS AUS BROKEN LOTS at GRRAT LY REDUCED PRICKS ■UT WE WILL NOW. 1» thb MIDST or COLD WBATHRR SELL OUR WINTBR UNDERWEAR AT zo PER CENT. DISCOUNT CAN GIVI YOU ANY till YOU WANT MEULI & LOMAX MINS FURNISHERS Ksifhu sf Lsbor. Albany, Jan. 4.—The Knighta of La bor are in aeaaion here and an examin ing the propoaitiona of labor delegate* for labor legielation, ia order to docide what ahall be pat in the shape of bills and recommended to the legialature far adoption. These bill* will ha given oner to legislative committees who an elected to remain in Albany during the aeaaion of the legialature and urge the tabor meaaurea before committees or individual legialatora. Thia state congreaa of the Knighta of Labor will entand until the 6th, and will be succeeded by the State Workingmen's Federation executive board, which will hold e spécial aeaaion at the Globe hotel on January 8. Thia board will look over the tabor bills that have been presented eine* the Utica con vention, and if any an of importance they will be pressed by the legiatative committee. Repeal the Liquor Ley. Augusta, Me., Jan, 4.—The Maine prohibitory liquor law, which, ever since it enactment has been the butt of satire and jest owing to ita lax enforcement, is likely to go by the board if certain re publican leaders have their way in the session of the legislature which convened Wednesday. For a long time paat there has been a well defined senti meat throughout the state favoring the resub miseion of the liquor taw amendment to the constitution to the vote of the people. At the seme time, there is a strong and influential lobby maintained by those who have waxed fat through surrepti tious and illegal handling of liquor, in cluding hundreds of druggists and gro cers throughout the state, and the plans of the resubmisaionista will hardly get through the legialature without a bitter contest, i DIAMONDS-^ Diamond Jewelry, Rings, etc. Diamonds in a van Jeweler and Graduate Optician tZ ^kiiméêèééèêêéêêféêêiêêêê Néééêêééiéi&êNêêêÊtà Calendars for 1901 No more appropriate New Year's present could be made. See our choice assortment. Thatcher & Kling