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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.

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