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VOLUME I. MOSCOW, LATAH COUNTY, IDAHO, MONDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1911 NUMBER 16 BAKER'S HOMER WINS GAME FOR ATHLETICS Baker's Third-Baseman Is Hero of Quaker City Game=Marquard Wild Costs Score. the SCORE. Philadelphia ....10000200 0—3 01000000 0—1 Philadelphia—R. 8, H. 4, E. 0. New York—R, 1, H. 5, E. 3. New York BATTERIES. Philadelphia—Plank and Thomas. New York—Marquard and Meyers. Lineups —As Saturday excepting for pitchers. ;> • SHIBE PARK, Philadelphia, Oct. 16. —One swat over the right field fence from Baker's bat won the second game of the world's championship series for the Athletics today and made the score 3 to 1. The wallop came in the sixth inning. Eddie Collins had driven a two-bagger into center when Baker swung on one of Marquard's good ones and drove it out of the lot. The crowd went wild. The Athletics grabbed their first SHORT TERM COURSE IS GROWING RAPIDLY The splendid work being done by the Idaho Agricultural college and the Idaho experiment station is bearing fruit in the greatly increased enroll ment for the Short Term Agricultural course at the university, which open ed today and will continue until next March. There are forty-one students enrolled as against fourteen enrolled last year, and they come not only from all over the Northwest, but from as far east as New York, one student from that state having come west especial ly to take the otfürsé. " " The following is the enrollment by counties: Latah 2, Twin Palls 3, Ada 6, Idaho 7, Kootenai 1, Adams 1, Bon ner 2, Lewis 3, Canyon 2, Blaine 1, Shishone 2, Nez Perce 1, Boise 1, Lin coln 2. From Washington state are 4 students, from Oregon 1, from Montana 1, and from New York 1. STATE SELLS OVER 9000 ACRES OF LAND The state of Idaho disposed of over nine thousand acres of land at pub lic auction today. Eight thousand, five hundred acres were purchased by the Potlatch Lumber company, the highest price being $13.75 per acre. Most of the land brought the apprais ed value. The land was sold in forty acre tracts, and during the sale C. A. Franz of Moscow, bought in ten forty FEAR EARTHQUAKE IS BAD Many Bodies Discovered in Ruins Wrought by Temblor in Sicily. ROME, Oct. 16.—Communication with the earthquake section of Sicily is crippled today and an accurate esti mate of the damage done by yester day's disturbance cannot be obtained. It is feared the death list is heavy. Many houses were demolished in Machla, Santa Vérin, Guardia, and Roundinella. Many bodies have been discovered in the ruins. Supreme Court Honors Harlan. WASHINGTON, D. C„ Oct. 16.—The supreme court today convened with Justice Harlan's chair heavily draped Out of respect to his mem in crepe. ory the court immediately adjourned. The funeral will be held tomorrow. At the dormitory Saturday evening the sophomore class of the University of Idaho enjoyed the first of the year's parties. The gathering was purely a social one, and the class members en joyed it in dancing. There was ex cellent music, and at the close of the evening a delicious punch was served. score in the first, when Lord crossed the home plate on a wild pitch by Murqnard. In the second Herzog scored from second base when Chief Meyers singled. In the pitcher's duel Plank hud much the best of it. He was steady and working fine every minute. Mar quard was wild. Fans Were Confident. SHIBE FIELD, Philadelphia, Oct. 16. —With superb confidence in the su periority of their Athletics over the Giants in the world's championship series Philadelphia fans are eagerly awaiting the call of "Play Ball" at Shibe Field this afternoon. Philadel phia's enthusiasm is undampened after Saturday's defeat. The weather is gloomy. squeezed into the park which seats but 22,000. Baker is reported none the worse for the spiking he received Sat urday and will play on the off cor ner again this afternoon. Over. 34,000 people are acres tracts scattered throughout the nine thousand acres sold. Mr. Franz paid as high as $14 for some of his, buys. The sale was conducted by State Land Commissioner G. A. Day, assist ed by B. E. Bush and W. E. Daggett. The rest of the 18,000 to be sold will be disposed of at public auctiohi at Oroflno, Wednesday. GEORGE PREDICTS AVALANCHE Says Progressive Democrats Will Sweep Country in 1912. PORTLAND, Oce., Oct. 16.—Con gressman Henry George here today declared that a democratic avalanche is bound to result iu 1912 owing to the high cost of living and tariff extor tion. He predicted also that there would be a progressive choice for the democratic candidate. "The tariff is a burning issue." said he, "and must be settled." He believes that either Clark or Wilson will get the nomination. Children Entertained. The cradle roll of the Presbyteriaft church was entertained in the base ment of the church Saturday afternoon by the Superintendent, Mrs. McCartor. There were about 40 little members present all of whom thoroughly enjoy ed an afternoon spent iu playing var ious games. Refreshments were served. Sale a Big Success. Over one hundred and fifty dollars had been cleared Saturday evening by the ladies of the Presbyterian church, who, in connection with the library board are holding a rummage sale. FARMERS' UNION TO BOOST LATAH COUNTY The Farmers' Union of Moscow have sent a good exhibit from this section of Latah county to New York to be entered at the big exposition to be held at Madison Square Garden. The Moscow exhibit included wheat, bar ley, oats, and potatoes. About 120 pounds of threshed oats, wheat and barley were sent, and samples these grains in sheaves were also in cluded. These samples will be entered in competition for the various cups offer ed at this exposition for these farm products. Latah county will get some good advertising out of this exhibit sent by the Farmers' Union. of DARROW SCORES THE M'NAMARA PROSECUTION LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16.—That lit tle progress is expected in the MeNa when mara trial today was shown Judge Bordwell excused all the venire men not under guard until Tuesday. Attorney Scott for the defense then began his final argument, taking up Venireman Nelson's answers and de claring that the man was biased and that the prosecution did not want to give the defendant a square edal. In closing Attorney Darrow of the defense said: "We may try this case on an alibi, and we may not. There are other things in connection this case. with To prove corpus delicti it BOY ESCAPES FROM HIS GUARD George Martin, aged 15,, don't want to go back to the Chehelis training The boy, an escaped school. of the institution made a second get Moscow Saturday evening away in when he escaped from Guard J. D. Cline while changing cars in this city. The N. P. train dropped a car in Moscow Saturday evening. The guard transferring his baggage from that was car to the next when young Martin slipped out the back door and traveled at top speed down the track, heard from near Troy late in the eve ning, and the Pullman marshal was notified and drove into the country to He was attempt to get th'e boy, but Martin had completely. Martin's disappeared home is ln Clarkston. 300 SAVED IN STEAMER'S WRECK VICTORIA, B. C„ Oct. 16.—Early morning reports say that the 300 pas sengers of the Canadian Pacific steam Princess which went on the rocks last night at Noble Island have been landed safely. Most of them were Chinese returning from the northern canneries. The ship is fast in several bad holes but can probably be floated again. er MOPE HOLDS UP SUGAR PRICES NEW YORK, Oct. 16.—Only 42 per cent of the sugar industry in the Uni ted States is trust controlled, accord ing to Congressman Sulzer, the chair man of the congressional committee appointed to investigate the methods of the trust. He said the recent price increase was due to the European monopoly of the trade. Plnchot Comes Home. SEATTLE, Oct. 16.—Gifford Pinchot, who was expected on the Admiral Sampson, with Senator Poindexter, will arrive tomorrow on the Humboldt from Alaska. They will address the Republican Progressive league here. must be shown that a crime was com mitted, and we have a perfect right to show that none was. "We may show that it was a gas explosion and then we won't need any alibi. Now what will the state say when we reach a talesman who be lieves the Times as blown up by gas. I don't think the attorneys for the state will argue to permit that venire man to qualify." Judge Bord well at the end of Bar row's bitter arraignment of Nelson, whom he said was biased, reserved his decision upon the motion to excuse the juror for cause. The decision may be rendered this afternoon. TRISCO CELESTIALS ELY FLAG OF CHINESE REPUBLIC SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 16.—Local Chinese are eagerly buying the cur rency of new China here and are wild with enthusiasm over the prospect the republican form of government China. The new Chinese flag which has red field with a white sun in a field of blue in the upper corner flies from many buildings. Money for the revolution is coming in rapidly and the treasury notes of the Chung Hwa republic are being ex changed for fifty cents on the dollar. PIONEER LADY PASSES AWAY At the family home, 117 Jackson street, Sunday, Oct. 15, at 7 o'clock a. m., occurred the death of Mrs. Jen nie S. Holt, aged 71 years, 6 months and 24 days. Death was due to athsma and followed an acute illness of five weeks, although Mrs. Holt has been failing for the last few years. Mrs. Holt was the wife of C. B. Holt, and was one of the earliest settlers of Moscow. Her husband and two daugh ters, Mrs. C. A. Hagan and Mrs. Geo. Cushing survive her. The funeral services will be held Tuesday. Oct. 17, at 2 o'clock p. m., at the family residence and will be under the auspices of the Rebekah lodge of which Mrs. Holt was an honored mem ber and, during her long affiliation with the lodge, an earnest worker. In terment will be made in the Moscow cemetery. Rodgers In Oklahoma. INITIA, Okla., Oct. 16.—Aviator Rodgers left here at 7:30 o'clock this morning and arrived at Muscogee at 9:16. He expects to resume his flight today. Mrs. C. V. Jones and children drove to Genesee Saturday, returning Sun day, STRIKERS SAY ROADS ARE VIOLATING LAWS SACRAMENTO, Oct. 16.—.7. G. Nay lor, business agent of the striking International Association of Machin ists, and other labor leaders who are directing the Harriman strike are ta king steps to place before the inter state commerce commission proof which they claim will show that the Harriman system on its western di visions is violating the federal law relating to the inspection of passenger trains. Reports to the.unionists say that some trains are allowed to go through division points in Oregon and California without proper inspection. These reports the company denies. No Compromise Likely. SAN FRANCISCO, the Harriman officials and the leaders of the striking machinists today an nounced that there can be no promise and that there is no likelihood 16.—Both Oct. com HOLY WAR DECLARED Taft, in Los Angelos. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16.—President Taft arrived here this morning at 9:30 o'clock. He was immediately greeted by the committee of reception and led a parade in which appeared 10,000 school children. His welcome was cordial but not enthusiastic. Miissleinuii Arabs Will Lead in Slaugh ter of Italians In Tripoli. CONSTANTINOPLE, Oct. 16.—Sheik Heinussi, a noted Arab in Tripoli has declared a Holy War against the Ital Advices say he is heading an lans. army of 3000 Arabs to exterminate the Italians in Tripoli. to be redeemed at par if the re volt wins. Rebels Attack Shanghai. Shanghai, surrounded by rebels on every hand, the populace is in a panic today. It is hourly expected that the rebels will demolish the Woo Sung forts and invade the city. Refugees say the main rebel force is building breastworks at Wo Chang in anticipa tion of an attack by government troops. Tell Foreigners lo Leave. PEKIN, Oct. 16.—Dreading that the LA FOLLETTE BOOM IS LAUNCHED IN CHICAGO endorse- the conference will endorse direct leg islation, favor the initiative and ref erendum, the elimination of the ju diciary from politics and the direct election of senators and of the presi dent. CHICAGO, Oct. 16.—The ment of United States Senator Robert M. La Follette as the progressive can didate for the republican presidential nomination will be the result of the first national conference of progres sive republicans today. There are present two hundred delegates repre senting 23 states. The conference was called to order by President Mc Cormick at one o'clock. George Rec ord of Jersey City, was chosen as permanent chirman. It is known that F. J. Leech of Independence, Iowa, denied that Senator Cummins remain ed away because of the preponderance of the La Follette sentiment. He said that Senator Cummins was forced to go to Panama to rest owing to the fact of his being on the verge of a nervous prostration. PROGRESSIVE FOR THE U. S. SUPREME BENCH WASHINGTON, D. C„ Oct. 16.—Pol iticians here today announce that President Taft probably will choose progressive to succeed Justice Harlan on the United States Supreme bench. One report is that Attorney Bran This is the The firm of immediate settlement, fifteenth day of the unionists struggle, standing and have sufficient money in the treasury, they say. to insure strike benefits for some time. "What the company is doing is the best evidence of how it is getting along," was the way the situation was are sized up by F. G. Athearn, head of the Economic bureau of the Southern Pacific today. "Everything is O. K., and we have no public statement to I'rge Cooperation. OAKLAND. Cal., Oct. 16.—Urging the men to stand together and declar ing that the lack of cooperation be tween the strikers and the unskilled yard employees was responsible for the failure of bringing the Southern Pa cific to surrender a number of labor leaders addressed the workingmen to day. present non-interference attitude of the rebels may change foreign consuls today advised foreigners to leave the districts in which there is fighting. It is reported that the whites at Han kow have taken refuge on war vessels. Panic is apparent In every action of the government. Thirteen transport trains left here this morning for an unannounced destination, bearing 20, 000 troops. The Yangste river Is flooded and thousands are again starving in the Kaibsgu province. dies, Pinchot's defender during the Ballinger trial may be selected. It is generally believed however, that Taft's personal dislike for Brandies will prevent that appointment. An other report is that Solicitor General Lehmann of St. Louis, will be ap pointed.