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THE DAILY STAR-MIRROR NUMBER 20 MOSCOW, LATAH COUNTY, IDAHO, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1911 VOLUME I. PREACHER DECEIVES GIRL; MURDER CHARGED Pastor of Fashionable Emmanuel Church Accused of Slaying Girl to Marry Heiress. 4 BOSTON, Oct. 20.—Bicheson's trial* Is set for October 31, the day he was to have been married. BOSTON, Oct. 20.—This city was shocked today by the sensational ar rest of Rev. Clarence Virgil Richeson, pastor of the fashionable Emmanuel Baptist church of Cambridge, who is charged with murder In the first de gree in connection with the death of Avis Linnell, aged 19, who died in her bathroom at her home in the Young Woman's Christian association build ing Saturday as the result of cynaide of potassium poisoning. At first Miss Llnnell's death was be lieved to be suicide, but when the druggist at Newton told of selling the pastor the poison a tew hours previous to the girl's death the police began a hunt for the minister. The hunt ended this morning at an early hour at the home of Miss Viola Edmands, a Boston heiress whom Richeson had planned to marry on October 31. The pastor was immediately drag ged from the house where he had been secluded and taken into court where he pleaded "not guilty" to an indict ment charging murder in the first de gree. Miss Linnell has believed that she would marry Rev. Richeson and it was only upon the day of her death that she read of his coming marriage with Miss Edmands. Her mother says the girl took the poison believing that it was medicine. Miss Linnell came to Boston from Cambridge to study music at the min ister's suggestion. Only a few hours before her death she said she was go ing to lunch with him and seemed well pleased. After her dinner she went to her room and later her friends, hearing peculiar sounds entered, and found her with lier feet in a tub of water and a package of cyanide of potassium on the table. Friends of the girl charge that Richeson manifested revolting indif i ey told him that Avis ference when had committeu suicide. In a most unemotional tone he re plied; "Well, why do you call me?" Rev. Richeson preached as usual bn Sunday and was apparently little affected by the tragedy. After the ser vices he went to the Edmands home where he remained until he was ar rested. -v Minister Declares His Innocence.* BOSTON, Oct. 20.—Frank Carter, member of Richeson's church, staunch ly defends the minister and says anoth er person was with the girl when she died; that he can prove that a man not now suspected is guilty and that he'll be brought to justice before long. Rich eson declared his innocence, and said: "I'll face the ordeal as bravely as I can." Viola, whose wedding plan was so abruptly broken, inherits about half a million dollars from her grand father's estate. f BOSTON, Oct. 20.—Druggist Hahn says that Richeson, whom he knew for years, came to his store on October 10th and bought cyanide, saying he wanted it for a dog. He cautioned the druggist to remain silent. Mrs. Huldah Weber, formerly a resi dent of this city, but now residing at Galata, Mont., arrived here yesterday for a brief visit with friends. Coast President Out. SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 20.—Judge Graham, president of the Pacific Coast Baseball league, resigned as such to day. A press of judicial business and the feeling that he had served his time as head of the league are the reasons given for his resignation. Judge Graham was elected president of the league in 1909. W. S. C. VICTORIOUS IN BIG F00T= BALL GAME THIS AFTERNOON Washington, 18; Idaho, nothing. Washington failed to score in the last quarter. Idaho was on the defensive. 2:50 p. m.—Neither side scored dur ing the first quarter.. The quarter ended when Mosier made a return at 45 yards on Kennison's punt from Idaho's 5 yard line. Both sides are showing good speed, and at this stage of the game honors appear to be about even. Score: 3:40 p. m.—Second quarter, Wash ington 9, Idaho nothing. It took just one minute of play for Mosier of Washington to kick goal from Idaho's 15 yard line in the sec ond quarter. Burns, of Idaho, kicked off to Washington's 5 yard line. Kien holz returned 25 yards. Washington made 10 yards around Idaho's end. Keinholz got around Idaho's left end for 50 yards. Tyrer made 30 yards around Idaho's right. Idaho made a strong stand on the three-yard line, I but on the third down Fishback was sent over for a touchdown. The rest of the quarter was principally an ex change of punts, neither side having any advantage. Both Idaho and Wash ington failed to make gains on the for ward pass. STATE SIDESTEPS EXPLOSION ISSUE LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20.—By inter posing a challenge against Venireman T. W. Adams, a socialist, who objected to circumstantial evidence and believed the Times was blown up by gas, At torney Horton for the state in the Mc Namara case, sidestepped the actual framing of the issue as to whether a venireman having opinions as to the actual cause of the explosion are dis qualified for service. The state insists that Adams is biased because he admitted that he could not convict upon circumstantial evidence. Judge Bordwcll has reserved his decision until later. When court opened there were 12 men in the box, three of them under challenge until Judge Bordwell de Wilson Avowed Candidate. TRENTON, N. J., Oct 20—Follow ing his address in Somerset county today and a political rally in Essex county tomorrow Governor Wilson will leave on a western tour which will em brace Wisconsin and Texas. He is out openly for the democratic presidential nomination. NO BALL GAME TODAY PARK A MUDDY SEA PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 20.—Rain and wet grounds again caused a post ponement of the world's championship series ball game today. Shibe park is a muddy sea. The Giants are "In bad" with the National Baseball commission. Man ager Muggsy McGraw has received notification that a repetition of his conduct in Tuesday's game will result in a heavy fine, his removal from the 4:15 p. m.—Washington 18, Idaho nothing. In four minutes of play when in making a pass to Perkins, Burns made a poor throw, Perkins fumbled and Kienholz got the ball and made 20 yards for a touchdown, Mosier kicking goal. Idaho kicked to Washington and Washington went through Idaho's line to the 25 yard line. Mosier made a drop kick. Idaho average weight, 162 1-2. W. S. C. average weight, 175 1-2. Referee, Varnell. Umpire, Bently. Field Judge, Cheesman. The teams came onto the field amid the cheers of thousands promptly at 2:00 o'clock. Washington lines up with fifteen pounds better to the man but Idaho spirit is unaffected. Washington kicks off to Idaho, de fending the south goal. The Line-Up. Phyn Laird Siever ... G. Hunter Jo Hunter .Sams Buffington .. Phillips . Kennison .... Favre re rt rg c lg, cides whether the venireman who be lieves that dynamite or gas caused the explosion can serve. Venireman Mc Intosh, a retired banker, was next challenged by the state because he said he couldn't convict when the death penalty was involved. Judge Bordwell reserved his decision. Ernest Decker one venireman passed by the defense was excused today be cause he was opposed to the death pen alty. C. B. Manning, a farmer, and F. D. Green, a real estate operator, became elligible for the McNamara jury today when they were passed by both state and defense. There will be no session of court tomorrow as the judge wants a day to read over the record before deciding on the challenges. Imperial Losses Heavy. SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 20.—The Young China association, which claims to have received secret dispatches from Hankow, says the imperial troops were badly beaten and lost 1,000 killed and many hundreds wounded. The rebel losses were placed at 200. E. N. La Veine, an attorney of Coeur d'Alene, was in the city on business yesterday. field and a disbarrment from participa tion in further games of the world's series. First Baseman Fred E. Markle was fined $100. McGraw's attitude from the coaching line and the bench was offensive to the umpires. The rain today makes it possible for McGraw to pitch Matthewson again to morrow and it is believed he will put "Big Six" on the mound in hope of saving the game. Clark . Tyre ., Mosier It P. Perkins ... Gildea E. Perkins Kienholtz.rh.Knutson Coulter Fishback (c) .fb.Hilman le q Ih Burns Eighteen hundred rabid Pullman rooters invaded Moscow on two special trains this morning to witness the great contest between Idaho and the Washington Aggies this afternoon. The ideal weather conditions swell ed the attendance from what was ex every able pected, and practically bodied member of the Pullman student body, together with hundreds of peo ple of the town came over to wipe out old scores. On the field this afternoon is being played the most gruelling game of the conference schedule. Old scores are to be wiped out, debts are to be paid, and both teams are filled with a fight ing spirit that promises the most not able struggle ever seen field. on Idaho's Bleachers and sidelines were filled game was with people an hour before the was called. The Idaho section brilliant with 'varsity colors, in which JAPANESE ARE READY TO INVADE CHINA TOKIO, Oct. 20.—Backing up its of fer to the powers to send 70,000 men to revolt-ridden China if Japan today is concentrating a great force at Kyushu in nominal prepara tion for the grand maneuvers of the necessary. END OF HARRIMAN STRIKE IS IN SIGHT CHICAGO, Oct. 20.—International Secretary Kramer, of the Blacksmith's union, today declared that unofficial information had been received by him to the effect that a settlement of the Dry Town Is Fatal. TACOMA, Wn„ Oct. 20.—When the saloons closed up at night Carl West erlund, logger, still thirsty, fell back on catsup and a bottle of vinegar. He drank a bottle of each and may die. REBELS RETAKE HANKOW — IMPERIAL LOSS GREAT PEKIN, Oct. 20.—The rebel army to day re-took Hankow, and the losses of the Imperial army were enormous. The massacre of the Manchus still continues. Several towns fell before the rebels last night. The crew of one Chinese cruiser Labor Convention Soon. WASHINGTON. Oct. 20.—The official call was issued today for the annual the word "Idaho" had been formed by the students. Washington's cardinal and grey was scarcely less in evidence. Rally a Huge Success. Five hundred Idaho students and rooters, and 1,269,872 small boys, uni ted in the big football rally last night, and paraded Moscow's streets in a great manifestation of the Idaho spirit. The rally was "progressive." Open ing at the "Ad." building of the uni versity, it was addressed by Coach Griffith, who told the team, what Ida ho expected, and by President Mac Lean, who expressed his confidence in the outcome. Then the crowd adjourn to the Idaho field where the huge bon fire was touched off. While the great pile was burning the band played "Boola" and other col lege airs, and Professor Tull, Captain Horton, Assistant Coach Lundstrum. Bill Lee and Manager Johnson of the football team made brief talks. Then headed by the band, the rooters for med a line and marched three abreast uptown, where the night shirt brigade did the serpentine up Main street, with brief stops in every block to give the college songs and yells. army which are to be held November 11. While the object apparently is but routine, there is no concealment made that the Japanese propose to have a sufficient force of armed men to trans port and guard the Japanese interests in China. Harriman strike is impending. He said that it is understood that it is only a question of threshing out the conces sions to be made before the agreement ending the strike is reached. Oregon at Seattle. SEATTLE, Oct. 20.—The battleship Oregon arrived here today prepara tory to leaving for San Diego and Mare Island where she will take on ammu nition. sank the boat and joined the rebels at Hankow today. Admiral Sah withdrew the rest of his warships from there and has sailed down the river. The rebels have proclaimed martial law at Hankow and are trying to re establish order. convention of the American Labor Fed eration. The convention this year will be held at Atlanta, Georgia, and will begin on November 13. BIG CHIEFS SEE WHITE FATHER SHERIDAN, Wyo., Oct. 20.—Visiting braves in full war paint who asked Taft to pension the widow of a Crow brave who was killed by a policeman, formed a novel feature of Taft's homeward journey when he stopped here today. The president is visiting the towns of Sheridan, Gillette and New Castle today. He will spend the night at Congressman Mundell's home at New castle. AVIATOR ELY IS KILLED IN FLIGHT MACON. Ga„ Oct. 20.—When Aviator Ely ascended here yesterday in the flight which resulted in his tragic death he had a premonition that some thing was going to happen and he told his manager, Dodd, to wire his in case he was hurt. The body was shipped to New York today, whence it will probably be sent to Davenport, Iowa, for burial. CHARGE POLITL CIAN WITH THEFT OLYMPIA, Wn„ Oct. 20.—Former Highway Commissioner Joseph H. Snow, of Spokane, must stand trial for grand larceny by embezzlement as the result of using his right of appeal to the supreme court. Snow neglected to turn over a $2,100 balance remaining from $10,000 paid the state by the Chicago, Milwaukee & Puget Sound railroad for a right of way through Snoqualamie pass. HALF MILLION SENT TO CHINA SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 20.—More than half a million dollars has been collected through the Kwok Min asso ciation, an organization of Chinese Free Masons, and the Young China association, since the Chinese republic was declared, according to officials of the organization. The largest part of the fund was contributed by California Chinese, al though much money has been sent in from other parts of the United States. PARENTS OBJECT HE KILLS SELF LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20.—Brooding over his parents' objection to his love affair and his coming marriage, Walter Hartung, aged 22, city passenger agent for the Banning Steamship company, committed suicide here today, using a shotgun. The name of the girl in the case has not been ascertained.