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THE DAILY STAR-MIRROR VOLUME I. MOSCOW, LATAH COUNTY, IDAHO, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1911 NUMBER 12 AN ARMISTICE IS NOW DECLARED IN TRIPOLI Germany Takes Hand In Italian-Turkish Difficulty And Makes Tempor ary Peace. BERLIN, Oct 11.—An armstice he tween Italy and Turkey has been de clared according to a statement from a high official source here today. According to the statement the peace has been arranged largely through Germany's efforts and while not of ficially proclaimed, yet no further hos (illitics will take place. THOUSANDS IN IT IF HE VOTED FOR LORIMER CHICAGO, Oct. 11.—As the result of John Pfeffer's testimony that five members of the legislature switched from the support of Hopkins to Lori mer when Lorimer's agents became active State Senators Downing and Me Cormick and Representative Bürget, Lawrence, and Fieldstack were called to the witness stand today in the Lori mer investigation. McCormick testified that he voted for Hopkins on 107 ballots and switched to break the deadlock. He said that HOLD PRIMARIES ERGES SENATOR BOURNE WASHINGTON, D. C., Oct. 11—In a statement issued today to the chair committees men of all republican throughout the United States, Senator "Urge all republican Bourne says: SHOULD THE ROADS HANDLE EXPRESS? WASHINGTON, D. Whether the railroads should absorb the express companies is the subject under consideration at the opening of the 23d annual convention of the National Association of Railroad Com missioners in this city today The committee on express rates recom mended that the railroads should op erate the express business as a branch, declaring that they could do it better and cheaper than at present. The express companies were victor ious when the commissioners associa tion rejected by a viva voce vote the The report was committee's report, referred back for further considera tion. NEGRO SOLDIER RUNS AMUCK Citizens Demand Removal of Colored Troops from City. BURLINGTON, Vt., Oct. 11—As a result of the promiscuous shooting in the streets here yesterday by a trooper in the Ninth cavalry stationed at Fort Ethan Allen, the state authorities made demand today for the removal of the regiment. Seattle Mayor Against Taft. Oct. 11.—"Seattle was SEATTLE, respectful to President Taft but didn t go wild over him," said Mayor Dilling from Dilling just returned today. Illinois and says the same enthusiasm greeted the President in lack of each city in that state. Chamber of Commerce Will Eat. Arrangements will be made at once for a regular chamber of commerce feed. This feature has proven a great success all over the country, and is Would Hold Tripoli. CONSTANTINOPLE. Oct. 11.—Tur key officially announced today that the officials did not believe they had been worsted at Tripoli and expressed a determination to hold Tripoli despite the fact the Turkish troops were driv en from the city. he had never received any money, did not place any credence in White's confession and believed that White another assemblyman had told him confessed because threatened. Henry Terrill, a former legislator said that "there was a thousand in it" if he voted for Lorimer He voted against him. Terrill said he regarded the as semblyman's remark as an approach to a bribe and that the man had been sent by Lorimer to find if he would take the money. state committees in all states to hold Presidential primaries at least 30 days before the republican national convention. Senator Bourne is from Oregon where the Presidential pri mary system is now in use. advised as the one certain means of keeping up interest in chamber of commerce work. Spokane has a feed every Tuesday at noon. In Pullman the regular feed is carried out with success, and is recommended as the proper stimulation to keep up the de sired interest. In addition to a good meal which is served at cost, there are always some good talks and a report from the secretary. It is all over in an hour, detaining the busy business man no longer than required to eat at home. Mrs. Botsford Likes Moscow. Anamosa (Ida.) Eureka: Mrs. Mary Botsford of Moscow, Idaho, who has been visiting in this locality for the past month while a guest of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Sams, left Monday evening for Wyoming. She • expects to tour eastward within a short time, visit ing at points in Nebraska, en route home. Mrs. Botsford was at one time a resident of Anamosa. She left here about 25 years ago, and is now enam ored of her home town of Moscow which is a thriving university city of 6000 people, changes among the people of Anamosa while the town, in general appearance, remains but slightly changed. She marked many COLUMBUS DAY LEGAL HOLIDAY The local post office will be colsed tomorrow, October 12, being a legal holiday, known as Cotumbus Day. This day was made a holiday by the last legislature. The office will be open the same as on Sundays, from 1:30 to 2:30 p. m. be closed. The court house and banks will also PORTLAND TO HEAR TAFT IN ARMORY TONIGHT TACOMA, Oct. 11.—President Taft left here at nine o'clock for Olympia, and from there he goes to Portland, where he will arrive at five this eve ning. He will speak at a number of small towns en route. At Portland he will be met at the depot where he will head a monster parade to the com mercial club, there to be tendered a LONG WEDDED LIFE ENDS ON ANNIVERSARY EVE On the eve of the 51st anniversary of her marriagç, which occurred to day, Mrs. Sarah Price, wife of John Price of South Main street, was sep arated from her husband by the hand of death, at 4 o'clock Tuesday after noon. Death was due to paralysis, and fol lowed a lingering illness. The deacesed was aged 69 years, 11 months and 11 days. She had been a resident of Moscow for the last 30 TURKS WILL FltHT TO REGAIN TRIPOLI LONDON, Oct. 11.—Dispatches say the Turks have been joined by ten thousand Arabs and it is momentarily expected that Tripoli will be attacked. The Italians have landed field guns to assist In the defense. It is under stood peace negotiations are impossi ble until the Italians have complete occupation of Tripoli. The censor ship continues. MAINE BOILERS ARE UNINJURED WASHINGTON, D. C., Oct. 11.—Con tinued excavations surrounding the battleship Maine in Havana harbor have developed the fact that the boil ers In the vessel were uninjured and show that no explosion in that depart ment caused the disaster. It is be lieved that one-third of the vessel can be floated. RODGERS SMASHES WORLD'S RECORD KANSAS CITY, Oct. 11.—Before a crowd of thousands Aviator Rodgers landed here at 11 o'clock this morn ing. He will resume his flight this afternoon. Rodgers seems happy and is well satisfied with his progress. KANSAS CITY, Oct. 11. — After smashing all world's records for cross country flying Aviator Rodgers today ascended at Marshall, Mo., at 8:32, a. m. to continue his western course. He passed Odessa at 9:20, flying at a rate of 60 miles an hour. CALIFORNIA GETS INIATIAT1VE SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 11.—Returns from 1637 out of 3,143 precincts this morning indicate that the initiative and referendum amendments for recall have swept the state. Woman suf frage is doubtful. The vote on the initiative and referendum was: Yes, 86,746; No, 27,747. On the recall, in cluding that of judges the vote was: Yes, 90,367; No, 39,626. It is certain that all have carried by a large ma jority. banquet. From here he will go to the armory where he will deliver his ad dress. Following his speech to the people of Portland the President will attend a reception given him by the Knights of Columbus. The President will be able to retire about midnight, and will depart for California at 1:30 in the morning. years, Mr. and Mrs. Price having been among Moscow's first settlers. Be sides her husband there are two chil dren, Mrs. George Weber, and Henry Price, who mourn her loss. During her long life in Moscow Mrs. Price made many warm friends and scores of citizens extend sincere sympathy to the bereaved family. The funeral will be held Thursday from the resi dence at 1 o'clock. Rev. Robert Warn er officiating. JAMES M'NAMARA ON TRIAL FOR THROWING TIMES BOMB LOS ANGELES, Oct. 11.—James Mc Namara, accused of planting the bomb which destroyed the Los Angeles Times building a year ago and caused the death of a score of employees of that paper will be brought to trial first, according to the announcement made here by the prosecution this morning, when the McNamaras were arraigned. Shortly afterward a recess was taken until 2 o'clock this after noon when the actual work of select ing the jury begins. Bordwell Hears Case. By an agreement of counsel the in dictment upon which today's trial was begun was for killing Charles Hagger ty, foreman of the machinists in the Times building. He was killed near the spot where the alleged dynamite exploded. Attorney Darrow's motion for a change of judges was denied Two Women Present Only two women were present in the NOTED WOMAN PENNILESS. Woman Lawyer Who Aided Brewers Now Pauper at Sixty-Eight. WASHINGTON. D. C, Oct. 11—Re duced from affluence to dependence upon charity, Phebe Cousins, famous ( woman lawyer who fought for years for the army canteen, was today found She was living in a lodging nouse. long retained by the United States , brewers' association on $350 per month salary, and she lived extravagantly. Last January she was dismissed at the age of sixty-eight and found herself penniless. REBELS CAPTURE CHINESE CITY Fear 25 American Missionaries are Among Dead. HANKOW, China, Oct. 11.—Grave anxiety is felt for the safety of twenty five American missionaries who were in Wu Chang yesterday when it was captured by rebels. This is a city of 106,000 population. All communica tion has been cut off. The outcome is serious as the rebellion is well organ ized. MERIDIAN, Mass., Oct. 11.—Sen ator John Sharp Williams announced today that he would support Woodrow Wilson for the democratic presidential nomination. I Woodrow Wilson for President CATHOLIC FATHER HELD STEPHENSON CASH BAG MILWAUKEE, Oct. 11.—That Sen ator Stephenson's campaign was wag ed actively among the Catholic ele ment was brought out in the inves tigation today. Catholic father superior testified that he had received $5000 from the Steph enson forces for the primary election in 1908; that he spent $4500 and kept Samuel Perrin, a HARRIMAN LINES WILL SEPARATE IN NORTHWEST PORTLAND, Ore.. Oct. 11. — The complete segregation of the Southern Pacific and O.-W. R. & N. properties and the appointment of a new set of officials for the Espee is to be the first step In the reorganization of the Harriman system in the Northwest ac cording to the newly elected President Farrell, who is here househunting. 9 o'clock this morning. Big crowds court room this morning. They were Mrs. Clarence Darrow, and Miss M. C. Wood of Chicago, both of whom were seated within the bar railing. After the defense had moved to have separate trials Prosecutor Fredericks conferred some time with associate counsel before announcing that James had been selected. The defense want ed John McNamara tried first, but were ready to proceed at once with the trial of the other brother. It was announced that former Judge Wheaton Gray, law partner of for mer United States Senator Flint had been retained by the prosecution. Want Square Deal. HALL OF RECORDS, Los Angeles, Oct. 11.—Handcuffed together the Mc Namara brothers were taken from jail to the hall of records shortly after GENERAL STRIKE PLAN OF HARRIMAN STRIKERS PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 11.—The striking shopmen here today began systematically to sound all employees of the Harriman system in the North west, engineers and conductors ex cepted, on a proposition of calling a general strike on the system, follow ing the receipt of a communication from the Oakland strikers that a movement for a general strike has been launched. According to the let ter, non-striking employees at Oak land have already expressed them selves as willing to go out. Railroad officials here laugh at the report and J. H. Forney left on the noon train for Lewiston to visit the fair. Mr. Forney has always taken a great deal of interest in Latah county, and was delighted when he heard that this county had been awarded first hon ors at the Interstate fair at Spokane. As an individual exhibitor Mr. Forney won some valuable honors at the Spo kane National Apple shows in 1908-9 for Latah county apples, his individual displays carrying off highest honors for best keepers. the rest himself, as he reported them. Father Perrin said that he gave R. J. Shields money on numerous oc casions and that Shields saw various Catholics who later became active in Stephenson's behalf, said he therefore was unable to ac count further for about $3000 which he paid out. to Father Perrin preparatory to his removal from Se attle. Vice-President J. P. O'Brien, head of the Harriman lines in Ore gon will be made general manager of the O.-W. R. & N. in Oregon and western Washington, while Robert Strahorn of Spokane, will remain as general manager of that division for the present. watched the short march. They were whisked immediately to the court room from the eighth floor, to which only lawyers and accredited newspa per men were admitted. Shortly before Judge Bordwell en tered and commenced the actual trial the McNamaras said that all they wanted was a square deal and welcom ed the proceedings, which they said would prove their innocence. John J. McNamara said: "I wel come today's activities because they mean for me the starting of the ma chinery which will eventually prove my innocence of the crimes alleged by paid spies of corporations who seek by discrediting me to involve the en tire labor movement and change its onward triumphal progress." James B. McNamara, who is ac cused of throwing the bomb said: "I feel better than ever. I haven't been worrying as to the outcome. All 1 want is a square deal." declare that the strikers are formulat ing such action more to cause friction than to really accomplish anything. SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 11.—Whether the striking shopmen of the Harriman lines will call out the union foremen of the shops is a question that will be submitted to the men of the confeder ated unions throughout the country. Reports received here say that many foremen are acting as guardians for the strikebreakers and the officials of the federation do not think this is right. OVINGTON FALLS QUITS HIS TRIP NEW YORK, Oct. 11.—Sustaining a broken right wing and a smashed pro peller in a fall near here today Avi ator Ovington's monoplane was so badly wrecked that he was obliged to temporarily abandon his Pacific Coast flight. Ovlngton was unhurt.