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) THE DAILY STAR-MIRROR VOLUME I. MOSCOW, LATAH COUNTY, IDAHO, MONDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1911 NUMBER 4 ALL COMMUNICATION WITH TRIPOLI CUT OFF Indications That a General European Struggle Will Be the Outcome Stronger Today. ROME, Oct 2.—Having got posses sion of all the cables leading into and from Tripoli and having destroyed the wireless station at Derua, the Italian fleet has effectually stopped all news leading from Tripoli in the war zone. It is uncertain whether Tripoli .has been shelled or captured. i CONSTANTINOPLE, Oct 2.—Indi cations that a general European strug gle will be an outcome of the Italian Turkey war are stronger here today than they have been since the declara tion of hostilities. It is reported that Germany, fearing such a clash, is urging Turkey to yield to Italy, and has submitted to them terms which are acceptable to the Italians. The Turkish sultan has abandoned all hope that the powers will inter vene to save Turkey from partition, and he is willing to go to the extreme for peace. He fears his subjects, how ever, would refuse terms and raise the holy war flag and massacre the Christians, thus precipitating Turkey's final downfall. It Is undoubted that the sentiment among the Turks is hourly growing more dangerous to Europeans. Many believe that all Mohammaden coun tries must soon choose between sub jection to Christian countries or else fight to the finish. Report Two Destroyers Sunk. FORFU, Oct. 2.—Two Turkish de stroyers are reported to have been sunk off the coast here today. One is also reported to have been captured off Comenzetsa. Battle Expected at Prevesa. CONSTANTINOPLE, Oct. 2—The Turkish garrison which evacuated Prevesa when 1600 Italians troops the protection of Duke d'Abruzzi's fleet has received re-in forcements and are returning. A bat TAFT WILL PLANT TREE ON U. OF I. CAMPUS President William H. Taft will plant an evergreen tree on the University of Idaho campus Saturday.evening during his brief visit to Moscow. Lucian B. Wheeler of the secret service visited Moscow Saturday to Investigate arrangements for the re ception of President Taft. With Geo. Fields, president of the Chamber of Commerce; W. P. Clemens, chairman of the conveyance committee, and .1. /■ ELECTION SYSTEM ALL WRONG "=MADER0 u MEXICO CITY, Mexico, Oct. 2.— "The election system is all wrong." declared Madero, the newly elected president of Mexico, in a statement made today. "Even though Vice MEXICANS DRAW REWARDS FOR KILLING AMERICANS SAN DIEGO, Cal., Oct. 2.—Rewards in the shape of promotions have been given Lerdo Gonzales and Juan Rue leaders of the firing squad who coa, shot down Patrick Glennon and four other Americans at Alamo, Lower Cal ifornia, according to Peter Glennon, who arrived here today from Enzenda. Glennon says that Gonzales, who gave ■ tie to take place between the Italian army which landed and the Turkish troops with their re-inforcements is expected. Italian Warships Scouring Coast. VIENNA, Oct. 2.—Italian warships are scouring the coast searching for the Turkish destroyers, which are re ported to be threatening the Italian commerce. Private advices say that the Italian silence being maintained regarding the progress in connection with the siege of Tripoli indicate that the Turks are making unexpected resistance. WLat of Turkish Fleet? LONDON, Oct. 2.—Whether the Turkish fleet lies ruined at the bot tom of the sea at the entrance of the Dardenlles or is safe at Constantinople is a mystery here today. The Turkish marine minister admits the loss of a single cruiser, but says that the re mainder of the fleet Is safe at Constan tinople. The Italian minister says that the Italian fleet met a single division of the Turkish fleet, and sank three of the battleships and damaged others in the conflict which tooK place. Diplomatic circles admit that the dismemberment of the Ottoman em pire is possible soon. Russian war ships remain off Trebizond, while Austria is massing troops on the frontier of Novi Bazar, which looks as though they intended to make a grab of some kind. The Balkans are preparing to revolt again, according to reports received here. Austrian War Squadron Sails. TRIESTE, Austria, Oct. 2.—The Austrian war squadron sailed today from here under sealed orders. It is assumed that its mission is in con nection with the Turkish-Italian war situation. W. Lieuallen, he went over the propos ed route to the university administra tion building where Taft is to speak. The erection of the platform on the U. of I. campus and the arangements for planting an evergreen tree near where ex-President Roosevelt planted a native red flr, on the campus, was outlined. Mr. Wheeler stated that the party would arrive not later than 5 o'clock. President Suarez and myself were elected. I intend to have the system abolished, and its secrecy also. I shall soon Inaugurate a more progres sive system." the firing orders to the squad, is a refugee from justice in the United States. He says that the only provoca tion for the shooting was the fact that Americans released the U. S. flag over their business bouses. Senator Works has been informed that definite action is expected on the part of the United States in the affair. FIRST VIOLENCE IN RAILROAD STRIKE OCCURS TODAY AT CHICAGO CHICAGO, Oct. 2.—The first violence in the Illinois strike occurred today, when four union pickets assaulted Jno Chômas, a carpenter who declined to join the stirkers. Those who assault ed Chômas hit him with a brick. He was surrounded by a hundred strikers when the police interfered and saved him from further molestation. Two hundred strike breakers were smuggled into Burnside, and railroad officials declare that 100 strikers out of the 4,000 who quit Saturday are back working today. Engieners May .loins Strikers. SACRAMENTO, Oct. 2.—The asser START INVESTIGATION OF SEN. STEPHENSON MILWAUKEE, Oct. 2.—The Heyburn committee appointed to investigate the charges of bribery in the election of Senator Stephenson of Wisconsin, be gan its sessions here this forenoon. Senator W. B. Heyburn of Idaho, chairman of the committee, and Sen ators Sutherland and Penrose are al so here to attend the meetings of the committee. Senator William O. Brad ley is unable to attend. No plans have yet been announced by the commit tee as to their investigation. Senator Stephenson says that he is ready to take the stand and to test FRENCH STRICKEN BV APPENDICITIS A telegram received this morning from Portland by Mrs. Burton L. French states that her husband has been taken with an attack of append icitis at that city. Mr. French was in Portland on business when taken sick. He had been in southern Idaho towns for the past couple of weeks. Mr. French will be operated on at Portland, and Mrs. French left this afternoon for that city. This will pre vent Mr. French from participating in the reception to be given President Taft in Moscow Saturday evening. AVIATOR ROGERS GETS TUMBLE HUNTINGTON, Ind, Oct. 2.—Aviator Rogers, the last remaining contestant for the transcontintental aviation prize, fell here today after being in the air for two minutes. He was slight ly hurt by the fall. The machine which he was using was damaged con siderably. Rogers hopes to resume his flight westward soon. iIGBT WOMEN ON KING CO. JURY SEATTLE, Oct. 2.—Eight women will serve on the jury in King county during the October term of court. Four were pressed into service today. All of the September women Jurors have been excused. A force of Greeks were working yes terday, grading up the connecting link for the rails which will connect the inland Empire and O.-W. R. & N. tracks with the N. P. They are laying ties today on this work. tion was made here today that the en gineers and firemen of the Harrlman system are taking a referendum vote on the question of joining the striking shopmen. It is said that the vote so far shows that a majority of the en gineers and firemen favor a walkout at Sacramento. It is probable that an announce ment of the vote now being taken will not be given out until the last of the week. Say Tie-Up Complete on Coast. SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 2.—Union of ficials here say that the tie-up along the whole coast is practically complete and predictions are made that the rail ify. The proceedings opened with the reading of the formal charge against the Wisconsin senator. Congressman Littlefield, for the defense of Senator Stephenson declared that Stephenson was legally elected and said further that the committee had no authority to investigate the primary, since the legislature elected him. He the moved to have the investigation confined to the election only. Considering the motion made by Congressman Littlefield, the commit tee held that testimony regarding the primary might be taken as bearing on the election proper. ■ THIRTY-SIX BODIES FOUND IN DEBRIS AT AUSTIN, PA Oct. 2—Thirty-six AUSTIN, Pa., bodies, which have been mostly iden tified, were today recovered from the ruins and wreckage caused by the busting of the Bayless dam in the Sinnomahoning valley Saturday, and which wrecked the town of Austin. It is now estimated that the dead will number between 100 and 200. Most of those who met death in the flood that swept the town were children and women. It is estimated that the property loss is 13,000,000. The cries which were heard frequently yesterday com ing from the burning debris have ceas ed today. Governor Tenner, who went to MEETS DEATH IN TUB OF SCALDING WATER Falling backward into a tub of scalding water and receiving such burns that death came two hours later, was the fate of little Clover Wood ward, the flve-year-old son of Mir. and Mrs. K. W. Woodward at the home of Mrs. George Thorp in Moscow this forenoon. Mrs. Woodward and little son were up from Troy, where they reside, visiting at the home of Mrs. _ i-- j Ben E. Bush and his bride, return ed to the city yesterday. They will make their home in the McBryde resi dence on E. First street. roads will soon be tied up because of the lack of repairs. Strike Breakers at Memidiis. MEMPHIS, Oct. 2.—Two carloads of strike breakers arrived here today to take the place of the union men who struck on the Illinois Central. No dis orders have as yet taken place. Few Report at Portland. PPORTLAND, Oct. 2.—Less than a score of unionists appeared for work here today in the O.-W. R. & N. and S. P. shops, out of a total of 1500 em ployed. Unionist reports say that ten other division points in Oregon and ADMIRAL W. S. SCHLEY DROPS DEAD IN N. Ï. NEW YORK, Oct. 2.—Admiral Win field Scott Schley dropped dead today on the street in this city. Admiral Schley was 72 years of age. He was born in Frederick City, Maryland, in 1839. He was appointed to the Uni ted States Naval academy at Annap olis in 185G. He graduated from that institution four years later, in 1860. Admiral Schley received his promo tions rapidly in the service of the navy. He was appointed a rear-ad miral in 1899. He saw service during Austin to see the ruins caused by the breaking of the dam and to investigate the accident, returned today to Harris burg. He is now making arrangements for an investigation of the horror, with the view of criminally prosecuting those persons who were responsible. Liquor Dumped in Creek. All liquor found in the city has been dumped into the creek running through the town to keep it from those who might be inclined to loot. Mass was celebrated Father O'Brien in a private house on the hillside above town. There were prayers offered for the dead. One uaindentifled man today com mitted suicide when he found that all today by Thorp. At ten o'clock this forenoon a tub full of hot water was placed on the kitchen floor, it being wash day. Standing with his back to the tub of water. Clover fell backwards into the scalding liquid. He was dragged out of the water, but the scalds which he had received resulted in his death at 12 o'clock. Funeral arrangements have not been announced. The ' Miss McCormick, one of the nurses at the Inland hospital, was operated on yesterday for appendicitis, operation was very successful. Idaho are likewise tied-up, and that fully 2500 men are out in the North west. Twenty-five strike breakers were put to work in the Albina shops today. More are reported to be en route. No disturbances have taken place here as a result of the strike. Tie-Up on S. P. Complete. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 2.—Reports here and from points in Arizona indi cate that the shop tie-up on the S. P. is almost complete. Unionists claim that 98 per cent of their men are out. Several hundred strike breakers have been put to work in shops in southern California. the Civil war and during the Spanish He was In command of the "Flying Squadron," off Cuba when the Spanish fleet under the com mand of Admiral Cerveras was de stroyed at the famous battle of Santi ago. American war. Admiral Schley arrived at New York today, and was met by a num ber of friends. He then started to walk to the home of his son on 44th street. He had scarcely gone a block when he fell dead. He had long been a suffered from heart disease. of his family had been drowned by the flood which destroyed the town Saturday. Pitiful scenes are being en acted today by those men who lost all or part of their families. Lost Life Trying to Save Son. Mrs. L. A. Mansury lost her life this morning while attempting to save the life of her flve-year-old son who had played too near the flood and had fallen into the water. Both the mother and little boy were drowned. Several dead bodies were found to day three miles below town. Only a cement block two blocks long remains of the flooded town. Where the city once stood is now to be found only a mass of wreckage and debris. Dismiss SUIT AHAINST DETWILER SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 2.—A pre emptory writ of mandate was Issued out of the appellate court today, di recting Judge Lawlor to dismiss the suits against A. K. Detwiler, the Home Telephone company official who was indicted for alleged bribery practices during the regime of Abe Ruef. The writ was granted on the show ing that the trial was not brought within the prescribed time. A carload of thoroughbred stock from the college of agriculture farm was sent up to Spokane Saturday to be entered at the Spokane fair. In the car were sheep, hogs and cattle. No horses were sent to the fair, A. B. Chase, of the station farm, had charge of the car.