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THE DAILY STAR-MIRROR
VOLUME I. MOSCOW, LATAH COUNTY, IDAHO, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1911 NUMBER S ITALY PREPARING TOR ARDUOUS CAMPAIGN Forts of Tripoli Occupied By the Italian Marines = Turk Garrison Fled. ROME, Oct 6.—More than 60,000* troops are marching to southern ports In Italy, from which they will he trans ported to Tripoli. Italy is preparing for an arduous campaign. had stricken from it about twenty cases. He has notified the attorneys who have defaults to enter to have them entered without delay, as he de sires to dispose of all such business the first week of the term. The calendar comprises 68 cases, and of these 36, or over one-half, are actions for divorce. Judge Steele has just concluded the term of court at Oroflno and will re main in Lewiston during the coming week. On account of the public in terest always shown in the affair. Judge Steele has deemed it advisable not to hold court during fair week. BERLIN, Oct. 6.—The forts of Trip oli are now occupied by two battalions of Italian marines, found a number of corpses in the fortifications, but the garrison had fled. Dispatches say that the Italian reservists in Switzerland have re nounced their allegiance to the United Kingdom and refuse to return to their former colors. The invaders ROME, Oct. 6.—It is learned here tally wounded in the bombardment of Tripoli. These are the figures given out in an official announcement of the loss of the Turks. LONDON, Oct. 6.—The strained rela tions between Austria and Italy were somewhat relieved today when Italy ordered that the navy cease all op erations along the Adriatic sea coast as demanded by Austria. This means that Italy will confine her war operations to the occupation of Tripoli unless the Turks should be come aggressive elsewhere. 36 WANT DIVORCE IN NEZ PERCE CO. LEWISTON. Oct. 6.—Judge Steele, of the district court, stated yesterday that he had reviewed the calendar of the coming session of the district court, which opens on October 16, and ROYALISTS ARE GAINING STRENGTH IN NORTHERN PORTION OF PORTUGAL hours. Two thousand peasants are re-* ported to have joined a force at Aye monte in the march toward Oporto. VIGO, Spain, Oct. 6.—All the north ern portion of Portugal is revolting from the government and is joining the movement to reseat Manuel on the throne again. Two detachments of J. J. Keane was one of the Moscow people who went up to Spokane to day on the special "College Day" train. GERMANS AND AMERICANS MEET W. A. Lauder was a passenger up Royalists numbering 3000 each have crossed the border in the last 24 to Spokane this morning on the spe cial train which left at 7 o'clock. NINETEEN PRISONERS ASK FOR PARDONS BOISE, Oct. 5.—Nineteen applica tions for pardon filed by prisoners in the state penitentiary await the con sideration of the state pardon board, composed of Governor Hawley, Sec retary of State Gifford and Attorney General McDougall,. Included in the list of petitions are four murderers, one under a death penalty, another serving a life sentence, another 25 years and the remaining one 18 years. The names of the 19 petitioners, the county from which they were sent up, the crime and the terms are as follows: Ben Olney, Nez Perce, statutory offense, five years, now at Lewiston on parole; Marshall Ham mock, Washington, statutory offense, 5 to 20 years; Thomas Marren, Blaine, second degree murder, 18 years; George Shapely. Ada, grand larceny, four years; Albert Moore, Bingham, LAURIER OUT; BORDEN STEPS IN OTTAWA, Canada, Oct. 6.—After be ing in power for 15 years as premier of Canada, Laurier today stepped down and Borden, the conservative, took up the administration of affairs. Last night Laurier's cabinet complet ed its business. Laurier's valedictory upon leaving office was that "our record speaks for itself." Death of Wm. I. McElroy. William I. McElroy, president of the Carpenters' Union local for Mos cow, and a prominent citizen of the town, passed away at his home on South Logan street this morning at 3 o'clock from an attack of pneumonia. The deceased was born on Septem ber 8, 1864, in Ohio, and was 57 years of age at the time of his death. He grand larceny, 10 years; Julius C. D. Pratt, Twin Falls county, grand lar ceny, 1 to 14 years; O. M. Osgood, Kootenai, robbery, 20 years; Arthur W. Hecknor, Ada, abduction for im moral purposes, three years; Frank Fleming, Bannock, robbery, five years; David Waller, Shoshone, robbery, 14 years; Arthur K. Goode, Shoshone, murder, life; William J. Stephens, Bannock, statutory offense, 10 years; George C. Clark, Nez Perce, arson; two to five years; Franz J. Binggell, Oneida, statutory offense, one and one-half to three years; George Horsley, Bingham, burglary, 1 to 15 years; Fred Gruber, Kootenai, first degree murder, death; Clyde Shaffer, Nez Perce, murder, 25 years; Clarence Rousch, Canyon, Injuring a public jail, one and one-half to five years, and Ernest Hunter, Washington, at tempted burglary, one and one-half to two years. RAILROADS SUE CHICAGO, Oct. 6.—Seeking to assail the striking shopmen on the Illinois Central by prosecution under the Sherman anti-trust law, attorneys for the railroad today are endeavoring to find grounds on which they may pro ANSWERS ATTACK ON WASHINGTON, D. C., Oct. 6. — Charging George Perkins, former business partner of J. P. Morgan, with trying to reform the trust laws in the interests of the trusts, National Secretary Martin of the American Anti-Trust league today Issued a state SEARCH FOR CONTINUES AUSTIN, Pa., Oct. 6.—Besides 50 bodies which were recovered today, it is estimated that 36 are missing. Search still continues for bodies in the wreckage. Although search for victims of the flood disaster will be prosecuted vig orously, it is believed that many bodies will not be recovered as the author ities are considering burning the moved to Moscow seven years ago with his wife and son, both of whom sur vive him. His son, Corliss McElroy, in the plumbing business in this city. Mr. McElroy was a good and useful citizen. He was a member of the Modern Woodmen of America, and this WASHINGTON, Oct. 6.—Hundreds of Germans are here to attend the Na tional German-American alliance con vention which convened today. The last session of the convention will be held Monday. Vice President and Mrs. Sherman, Mr. and Mrs. Champ Clark and many other persons of note will be the guests of the alliance at a banquet Saturday night. TO INVESTIGATE RAILROAD MERGER ST. LOUIS, Oct. 6.—The suits to dis solve the alleged merger of the Gould lines and the ouster suit against 16 railroads doing business and other companies in Missouri for alleged vio lation of the anti-trust laws in com bining to fix passenger and freight rates, will be taken up at the October teim of the Missouri supreme court. McKenzie and Moore, who will be remembered as having been in Mos cow upon several occasions with their shows, passed through the city yes terday. They are negotiating another visit to Moscow in the near future START TO THE STRIKERS ceed on the specific charge of con spiracy in restraint of trade, accord ing to rumors current here. The exact grounds the railroad will take, if such a step has been decided on, is not known. MADE REFERENDUM LAW ment replying to the speech made by Perkins the other day in Detroit. In his reply Martin said that "the Per kin's crowd demand an amendment to the Sherman anti-trust law which would practically destroy the law's ef fectiveness." BODIES AT AUSTIN debris. This it is said will be neces sary as the bodies are decomposing and the authorities do not wish to take chances of any disease epidemic. Owing to the bitterness against of ficials of the Bayless company, the inquest held today was in session with guards stationed around the school house where it met. Witnesses who were summoned to appear before the inquest were summoned secretly. order will turn out in full force Sun day to pay tribute to their departed member at the funeral. For 35 years he has been a member of the Methodist church, and the funeral will be con ducted from that church Sunday after noon at 2 o'clock. Rev. Robert Warn er will conduct the services. WISCONSIN TOWNS ARE FLOODED—LEVEE BREAKS MINNEAPOLIS, MINN., Oct. 6.—The big dam of the La Crosse Water Power company at Hatfield, Wisconsin, broke today, following a rain storm. The damage done by the water which was released when the dam broke was immense. The town of Hatfield was flooded, and cities below it were warned. Wires are down leading into the town, and it is impossible to tell how many fa talities resulted from the flood. C. H. Bratton, a former resident of Moscow who went to Lewiston last spring to engage in business, has re turned to this city with his family and will make his future home here. Short ly after leaving Moscow Mr. Bratton's health began to fail and he sold out his business at Lewiston and took a trip east. He has just returned from this trip, somewhat improved in health. G. W. Robinson of Seattle, was a bus iness visitor in the city yesterday. PRESIDENT FENDS POCATELLO, Idaho, Oct. 6.—Presi dent Taft arrived in this city early this morning. He made an impassion ate defense of the rulings of the Uni ted States supreme court, and it generally regarded that this defense was inspired by the attack made yes terday by William Jennings Bryan the Commoner. However, Bryan was not mentioned by the President in his speech. Speaking earnestly. President Taft said that there had printed condemning the court, but that no specific instances of wrong doing had been mentioned. He then declar ed that it is time that the enemies the court should begin to deal facts, saying; "When a court is doing its duty and trying to teach the law as it should be, to have it condemned, attacked, and its motives questioned been columns for mere political purposes without a solid ground for such attack goes to ularized by reiteration and by explain ing it. ANSWERS PERKIN'S AT TACK ON SHERMAN LAW SALEM, Ore., Oct. 6.—The state's brief in the case of Oregon vs. the Pacific States Telephone & Telegraph company which will be filed in the United States supreme court answering the one by that company alleging that the initiative and referendum law is in violation of the federal government, is in the hands of the state printery STRIKERS TO FOR CONTEMPT OF COURT NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 6.—The Harri man strikers of the middle west are soon to become enmeshed in law through the action of the federal authorities who are preparing to cite them for contempt of court on the charge of violating the federal in junction issued to restrain them from interfering with railroad property and other employees. The strikers are incensed and are being aroused to the fighting pitch. They protest indignantly against the Deny Dam Broke. LA CROSSE, Wis., Oct. 6.—Damage to the extent of several million dol lars to this section of country was caused today on account of a rampage of the Black river, swollen because rains. The Mississippi river is rising rapidly and a big flood is expected. special train is being rushed to Hat field, which is the hardest hit by the flood, to remove citizens from the dan ger. The town was almost submerg OBJECT TO BE ING LEFT OUT TACOMA, Oct. 6.—Because of a change made in the route of the spe cial train of President Taft thus pre venting the scheduled 10-minutes' talk of the president at Puyallup, the citizens of that city today have sent in a protest against the change. TAFT DE SUPREME COURT is my heart and I resent it with deep indignation." Continuing, the Presi dent said: "What distinguishes this country from all others is the United States supreme court at Washington, which has so often stood between us and errors which might have been committed which would have been greatly injurious to the country. To turn upon that court, to question its motives, to attack it, is to me to lay the axe to the root of the tree of civiliization." He concluded by declaring that the attack of the muckrakers should be disregarded and more trust put in of ficials. He made two stops today; two hours here and two hours at Boise. It is generally believed that Presi dent Taft will discuss international peace during his coast trip. He be lieves that this policy can be pop today. It contains 30,000 words, writ ten by the attorney general of Ore gon. The brief denies the assertion that it is "unrepublican and is government by force," as the company alleged and declares it checks corrupt legislation and gives an opportunity for the peo ple to enact good measures denied to them by the legislature. BE CITED government's order. Thus far the in junctions have prevented rioting, but it is feared that rioting will soon break out. Idle Cars at La Grande. LA GRANDE, Ore., Oct. 6.—Seventy cars are idle here because of the want of repairs. Several engines are also on the sidetracks from the same cause. In the last 24 hours several strikebreakers have joined the strik ers. who now number 130. of A ed when the levee above the town broke. The La Crosse Water Power compa ny denies that its dam broke. The company declares that the river cut the channel around the west end of the dam. Towns below Hatfield are flooded, in cluding the following: Halycon, Wright, Black River Falls, Irving, * Melrose, North Bend, Stevenson, Noi^h La Crosse, and several others. DUKE CONNAUGHT ON WAY TO CANADA LONDON, Oct. 6.—Duke Connaught started today for Canada, where he will become governor general. In accept ing this office, the duke is fullfilling the wishes of his brother, the late King Edward.