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Elm Where He Met Girl Is
Linnell Would Have Become
Mother=Prayers For Her.
HYANNAS, Mass., Oct. 21.—Clarence*
Virgil Richeson, the Cambridge min
ister who is charged with the murder
of Avis Linnell, was hung in effigy
here last night by the members of the
Baptists church, of which he was pas
^ The effigy was hung after a prayer
meeting in which over
a hundred
members of the parish had joined in
praying that the girl be forgiven If
sion has set aside sections of the
grandstands in each park for report
ers. Not even probably, with the ex
ception of the conventions that nom
inate the presidential candidates, calls
forth more newspapermen than these
annual clashes for the world's cham
pionship on the diamond.
Scores of telegraph wires are used
to transmit the progress of the con
tests play by play. Besides the regu
lar corps of baseball writers several
prominent baseball players have been
engaged to report the Their
The effigy was found this morning
swinging to an elm tree
Baptist church, where Richeson first
met the girl.
near the
Would Have Become Mother.
BOSTON, Oct. 21.—HaggaVd, and
with his nerve gone, Clarence Virgil
Richeson, pastor of the fashionable
Emmanuel church at Cambridge, now
accused of the murder of his former
sweetheart. Avis Linnell, is today from
his cell helplessly watching the auth
orities unearth facts which seem to
connect him more closely with the
crime. The police say he wanted the
girl removed because she was an
obstacle to his marriage with Viola
Edmands, heiress to half a million dol
An autopsy has revealed that Avis
Linnell was about to become a
Insanity will probably be the min
ister's plea if his guilt is proven, as
his friends assert that he has shown
signs of unbalanced mentality.
Avis Linnell's reputation was abso
lutely blameless until she met the
minister. She was a leader in her set
at Cambridge, and was active in
church work, through which she came
In contact with Richeson. It was
through this work that there came the
friendship which ripened into love.
Mrs. Linnell, mother of the dead
girl says she is convinced that the
minister is insane.
Richeson remains taciturn. He has
drawn intirely Into a shell.
Miss Edmands is prostrated. Her
father said today that the family
would stand behind the minister un
til he was proven guilty.
Chain is Complete.
Boston, Oct. 21.—Evidence which he
hang was un
earthed here by Chief Inspector Dug
gan today. Duggan declares positive
ly that he has found a girl friend of
Avil Linnell who told him Avis
lunched with the minister on Satur
day afternoon a few hours before her
death. This would be the fatal link
in the chain of circumstantial evi
Richeson Resigns.
BOSTON, Oct. 21.
eson resigned his pastorate at the Em
manuel Baptist church at Cambridge
this afternoon.
-Rev. C. V. Rich
Richeson Makes Statement
CAMBRIDGE, Oct. 21.—Rev. Chas.
Groff will occupy the pulpit of the
Emmanuel Baptist church tomorrow
in Richeson's place. The accused
minister's statement will be read in
church tomorrow.
NEW YORK, Oct. 21.—Theodore
Roosevelt did not keep silent as was
expected. He spoke at the civic forum
last night and declared that he be
lieved "we have been wise in giving
great power to our judges" and he
added, "but I believe that like any
other power it can be greatly abused,
and that it is a power which has not
been permanently alienated from the
Turks are Beaten.
BENGAZIE, Tripoli, Oct. 21.—This
city is in the possession of 4000 Ital
ian troops who, under Rear Admiral
Aubrey won a sharp, short land bat
tle from the Turks today.
Fowler Gets Away.
PASADENA, Oct. 21.—Aviator Fow
ler started on his second transcontin
ental flight here shortly after 10
o'clock this morning.
PEKIN, Oct, 21.—General consterna
tion is ruling in official circles today
because of the report that Admiral
Salis' flagship was sunk by the rebels
and the Commander captured during a
naval buttle near Hankow.
The fall of Shanghai is expected
hourly and' preparations are being
made to protect the city from pillage.
Reports indicate that the entire
valley between Hankow and Shanghai
is practically controlled by rebels.
Foreign warships are being rushed
to relieve the aliens if they should
be attacked. These Include five Brit
ish and four Japanese torpedo boats.
The American legation says the situa
tion is critical.
It would not he Improbable if the
National Assembly which convenes
here tomorrow would take some dras
tic action against the throne. The as
sembly, it is understood is permeated
with revolutionary doctrines.
Rebels Surround Canton.
SHANGHAI, Oct, 21.—Belated re
ports say that Canton Is surrounded
rebels who have taken a strong pos
Weight and a veteran team won for
Washington State college yesterday;
other interpretation can be put up
the plucky fight put up by Idaho
against almost overwhelming odds.
Time and again Washington's weight
carried the ball through dragging with
it the lighter Idaho players for more
yards than one.
Idaho's line was reversed the usual
practice and was more brilliant than
the backs. Out-weighed 21 pounds
per man, they fought with every ounce
in them, and the changes which Wash
ington was forced to make in its line
shows the effective work of the
'Varsity. Not that that affected Wash
ington. There was plenty of material
and Washington's game was consistent
all through.
Idaho's backs did not show as well
as in former games. Perkins was
good at quarter, although experts be
lieve he should have attempted the
forward pass more often when play
ing in Washington's territory. Kennl
son played a remarkable game. His
punting was all that could be desired.
Although cut down on a couple of high
punts caused by high passes it aver
aged 36 yards against Keinholtz's
average of 45 yards for five punts,
The Indian was I
OROVILLE, Cal., Oct. 21—Inez
Brooks, aged 15 and Mrs. Lillie Mul
lings, aged 40 are dead and William
Mullings, aged 19 is shot in the left
lung and may die as the result of a
murderous attack upon them by Ed
ward Williams, a halfbreed at the
Mullings' home in Mooretown near this
Williams was probably
wounded by Dr. Mullings, the dead
woman's husband.
brought to jail here today and there I
is much talk of lynching.
Many are flee
itlon on the hills,
ing from the city. The Imperial troops
are erecting blockades and preparing
for buttle.
America is Ready.
MANILA, Oct. 21.—Orders lo Im
mediately deliver all food supplies for
the marine force stationed here in
dicated that America contemplates
sending the entire force to Hankow for
emergency duty.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 21.—It is re
ported from Pekin that War Minister
Tientehang is preparing to lead 20,
000 Imperial troops against the rebels
in an effort to retake Hankow.
TOKIO, Oct. 21.—Official confirma
tion of the press reports that the
Chinese rebel army gained a victory
and compelled the Imperial army to
retire down the Yangste river after the
battle north of Hankow was given out
by the war office today.
Establlsh Censorship.
PEKIN, Oct. 21.—The strictest possi
ble censorship of all revolutionary
Mosier's of 36 for seven and Coulter's
of 25 yards. He was reliable in punt
ing to the side-lines to prevent return.
In all Idaho played a fine game
against great odds. Laird and Clark
of W. S. C. are believed to be the best
tackles in the conference. Keenholtz
is a fast man, and there were others.
Idaho' ends were a little slow in
getting down after the punts, but they
played for everything that was in
Idaho's team has but three veteran
players, but it has the making of a
football machine, and gives great
promise, as it will be together next
year at least.
The following is the summary of
ground covered by the two teams:
First quarter:
yards; carried, 50 yards; forward pass,
2 yards.
yards; carried, 44 yards; forward pass
none. Second quarter; Idaho—Punts,
199 yards; carried 25 yards. Wash
ington—Punts, 210 yards; carried 130
yards. Third quarter: Idaho—Punts,
110 yards; carried 23 yards; forward
pass, 7 yards. Washington—Punts, 67
yards; carried 101 yards. Fourth
quarter: Idaho—Punts, 163 yards; car
ried 14 yards. Washington—Punts, 60
yards; carried, 199 yards; forward
Idaho—Punts, 195
Washington—Punts, 175
The murder was due to jealously
of Inez Brooks, who is white, and
who had forsaken Williams and sought
refuge in the Mullings' home He and
the Brooks' girl had been living at
Cascade, a small mining town. The
Indian followed her to Mooretown, and
asked to see her. Then he sneaked
around to the kitchen, shot the girl
and then the others of the family.
Dr. Mullings then grabbed a revol
ver and shot the Indian who escaped
and was found this morning in the
At Hankow it is reported that 800
news was established by the Imper
ial government today.
Imperialists Win Victory.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21. — Code
dispatches received here from Shang
hai, declare that the Imperials near
Hankow suffered another defeat on
the Yangste river. Two thousand men
are reported killed and it is claimed
that the cruiser which joined the rev
olution has been recaptured
Pekin dispatches say that practically
the whole Imperial army is being mob
ilized near Sin Yang Chow. It is be
lieved that one grand rally will be
made and that if it fails wholesale de
serting to the rebels will follow and
that the Manchu dynasty will be at
Foreigners Seek Refuge.
Six shiploads of European and Han
kow refugees have arrived here. They
describe frightful scenes along the
Yangse river above Shanghai. They
say the Chinese are slaughtering
Manchus like animals. Hundreds have
been killed. The rebellion has come
be so comprehensive that it can
not be quelled. This city is a hotbed
revolt. Outbreaks are anticipated
Pekin and Canton.
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21.—Venire
less Judge Bordwell reverses his ac
tion in overruling the challenges of
the state against Robinson and ex
cuses him. The challenges against
McKee and McIntosh are expected to
be allowed as both admitted bias.
As a matter of actual fact only
Manning has much of a chance of
finally going on the jury as the state
and defense are expected to peremtor
lly challenge the others.
men Green .Manning, Robinson, Mc
Intosh and McKee played cards in
the rooms in the hall of records today
and wondered
among themselves
whether they would actually become
jurors in the McNamara case. They
represent the work of ten days spent
in trying to qualify a jury.
The first four men can only be elim
inated by peremptory challenges un
pass, 15 yards.
Total yardage: Idaho, on punts, 667
yards; carried 112 yards; forward
pass, 9 yards. Washington: Punts,
502 ^ards; carried, 474 yards; forward
pass, 15 yards.
Would be Divorced.
INDIANAPOLIS. Oct. 21.—Mrs. New
ton Booth Tarkington, wife of the
novelist and dramatist today has
started divorce proceedings, alleging
cruelty. She asks custody of their
child, but no alimony
Grosscup Does Quit
CHICAGO, Oct. 21.—Federal Judge
Peter S. Grosscup today announced
that he had mailed his resignation to
Taft this afternoon.
PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 21.—It rain
ed torrents today and Shibe park is
again a sea of mud. The game will
probabLJ^Mtfe played Monday if the
weather pm
An unpleasant mercenary tinge is
being added to the championship sit
uation today by a squabble among the
players regarding the motion picture
receipts. They want to know why
they should pose for motion picture
men without sharing the receipts. The
Giants have reached an understand
ing among themselves that they won't
pose any more unless they are paid.
All suspects
"Six" which differs slightly in the
Chinese and Manchu dialects. When
the proper accent was lacking the
suspect was killed.
Manchus were, slain,
were made to pronounce the
America Takes Hand.
WASHINGTON, D. C„ Oct. 21.—Am
erican troops are being rushed to
China to reinforce the protectors of
the American legation at Pekin. The
Aberanada is sailing from Tien Tsin
and other American ships have been
ordered to Nanking and Shanghai.
SHANGHAI, Oct. 21.—The rebellion
is spreading. It is reported that men.
women and children of the Manchu
race was butchered when the rebels
captured Wu Chang and it is also be
lieved that similar slaughters occurred
in every city the rebels attacked. A
proclamation credited to the rebel
leader at Hankow, reads:
"I come to save the Chinese peo
ple. Hitherto you have been bitterly
oppressed. Let whoever is animated
by patriotism join our ranks. With
us you will obtain unending glory by
delivering the country from the
Manchu barbarians who have eaten
our flesh. From now on we shall
sleep in their skins."
SALEM, Ore., Oct. 21.—Secretary of
State Ben Olcott today confirmed the
report that he had orders to all de
partments in his office to drop the pre
fix "Honorable" in official corres
pondence. He said it was un-Ameri
can and an over-worked distinction.
The Lewiston High School football
team stopped In Moscow yesterday to
see the Idaho-W. S. C. game while on
Its way to Palouse to play today.
Reporters Impatient
NEW YORK, Oct. 21.—Three hun
dred skilled baseball writers and
artists are kicking their heels and im
patiently awaiting the moment when
they will again be called upon to ap
pease throughout the country the
whetted appetite of thousands for news
of the premier event of the national
pastime—the world's baseball series,
which will probably be continued at
Shibe park Monday between the Giants
and the Athletics.
Prom all parts of the United States
baseball experts have come to report
the games and the National Commis
engaged to report the games. Their
accounts of a day's game written and
filed, the newspapermen will entrain
for the next scene of battle.. Last
year the correspondents traveled be
tween Philadelphia and Chicago on
a special train with the National Com
mission and players, but the proxim
ity of the two contesting cities this
year makes the jumps easier.
ST. PAUL, Oct. 21.—Authorities at
Aberdeen, S. D., have received a tip
that an unidentified man there has
threatened to assassinate President'
Taft when he arrives at Aberdeen
Monday. Secret service operatives
have been rushed to Aberdeen to in
Taft in South Dakota.
EDGEMONT, S. D„ Oct. 21.—Begin
ning a three-days' campaign in the
insurgent section of Smith Dakota,
President Taft made a short stop
here today. Before night he visits
Custer, Deadwood, Lead, Sturgis and
Rapid City.
TOKIO, Oct. 21.—A terrific explosion
in the Meguro powder magazine kill
ed scores of workmen today and
wounded many. The magazine was
full of men when the crash came and
the entire structure was blown to
ROME, Oct. 21.—Without hope of
rescue, 100 men entombed in a burn
ing sulphur mine in Trabonalla, Sicily,
are meeting horrible deaths today.
The rescue work at the mine was
abandoned after there had been 200
deaths in trying to save the 100 prison
Kills Petty Theft Suspect
SEATTLE, Oct. 21.—The promiscu
ous shooting of petty offenders reached
a climax here last night when De
tective Blanchi killed Frank Har
ris who he suspects of having stole a
cheap lace curtain, Harris was trying
to sell. Harris ran, then stopped, and
the detective shot
Blanchi says he was exicted.
is aggitation which threatens to dis
arm excitable police.

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