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THE DAILY STAR-MIRROR VOLUME I. NUMBER 22 MOSCOW, LATAH COUNTY, IDAHO, MONDAY, OCTOBER 23, 1911 \ ANOTHER MAN WRONGED GIRL SAYS PASTOR Financee's Father Declares Avis Linnell Was Killed By Another=Police Case Weakens. BOSTON, Oct. 23.— The case against Kicheson Is weakening. The minister this afternoon formally stated that he was innocent and the police are re tracting previous statements con cerning their confidence in his guilt. BOSTON, Oct. 23.—The Édmands to ' day are returning the wedding pres ents and have recalled 1000 invitations for Hicheson's marriage to their daughter, which was to have occurred Oct 31, the day set for Bicheson's trial. BOSTON, Oct. 23.—Determined to save the life of Clarence Virgil Riche son, the pastor of the fashionable Em manuel Baptist church at Cambridge, who is accused of the alleged murder of Avis Linnell, Moses Edmand, father of Richeson's fiancee, declared today that a former suitor had given the Linnell girl the cyanide of potassium and not the minister, and the former suitor was responsible for the girl's condition. Inspector Dugan says he now has a complete chain of circumstantial evi dence against the minister. He be lieved that Richeson desired to get rid of the girl he had wronged, and was crazy about money. There will be desparate efforts made to prove an alibi. Richeson is composed , today and talks on everything but the murder. It is said that Richeson is prepared to produce the cyanide that he pur chased from Druggist Hahn. If it con tains the exact amount Hahn put up it will strongly favor the contention that the minister did not give the COEUR D'ALENE HAS $125,000 BLAZE COEUR D'ALENE, Oct. 23— Coeur d'Alene yesterday saw the largest fire In the history of the city destroy $125, 000 worth of property in the nftw Ida ho Mercantile company building about 2 o'clock Sunday morning and toiled three hours to save the post office just across the alley and adjoining build ings from destruction. For hours the flames threatened to wipe out that portion of the block containing the Elite hotel, the store and the pbst Office, the latter niillding catching fire eight times, but these buildings were saved. Firemen had every line of hose in the city In service shortly after the fire broke out, but were unable to check the progress of the flames. The fire loss was confined to the second floor of the building, the main floor and basement goods being damanged & by smoke and water. General Manager W. E. Sanders said this afternoon that the firm will begin rebuilding at once, will add the third story to the structure, and have it com pleted by the first of the new year. Flames broke out in an office on the second floor vacated ten days ago by Attorney J. L. McClear and Elder Brothers, who moved their $10,000 li brary to the new Harding building. The origin is a mystery. Save Land Office Records. Deputy William Ashley and Clerk Will T. Somerville, entered the Uni ted States land office on the second floor of the building and saved the tract and serial records, with several vouchers in the safe. Many legal land tangles are thus averted, although the valuable papers lost In the flames will place the land offtce records in a muddle for months. Correspondence from the land com mfssioner, applications for filing, all proofs for homesteads during the cur- 1 poison to the girl. The "other man" bids fair to be the pivotal point in deciding the fate of Richeson. Mr. Edmands has pledg ed his fortune to clear the minister and today the cleverest of detectives are scouring the tenderloin to find who the other man suspected is, and whether he has been seen with the girl in cafes. Assistant District Attorney La velle today announced that he would present the case to the November grand jury. It is expected the trial will start in the January term of court. Minister is Handsome. BOSTON, Oct. 23.—Rev. Clarence Virgil Thompson Richeson, pastor of the Emmanuel Baptist church of Cam bridge, who is charged with the mur der of Avis Linnell, shows little in dications outwardly of depravity or criminality which would be expected in a man charged with such as aw ful crime as is placed against his name today. He is thirty-five years old, over six feet tall and built like an athlete. He has a strikingly handsome face. His broad high brow is crowned with a thick mass of curling black hair, a witness to his intense virtility. His nose is large, well shaped and shows a dominate personality. The mouth is wide and in the thick lips there is a sign of sensuality but no trace of cruelty. The chin is large, strongly marked and the jaw is the jaw of a fighter. His eyes are black, magnetic, and give whole character to his face. AH his life he has been a fighter, stern, ruthless, when the occasion demand ed. ent month, all plat books showing the townships, and all old record books, containing valuable data, were des REBELS CONTINUE TO WIN IN CHINA-JAPAN KEEPS HANDS OFF Jiam Chang have both been captured SHANGHAI, Oct. 23.—With four of the 18 provinces of China wholly con trolled by the rebels and several oth ers threatening to join in the revolu tion, the fall of the Manchu dynasty seems certain. Shanghai and Nanking are the only big cities on the Kangste river still under government control, PEKIN, Oct. 23.—Chang Shu and by the rebels. REBELS CONTROL CITIES. 16 MINERS ARE DEAD IN MINE HARRISBURG, Oct. 23.—Sixteen mi ners are believed dead in the north main entry to O'Gara mine. No. 8, to day. Ten bodies have been recovered, Six rescuers have been taken out PAROLED BANK WRECKER DIES IN CHICAGO HOME CHICAGO, Oct. 23.—John R. Walsh, the former banker died here at his home today from heart failure. He was released from Leavenworth prison on parole a week last Saturday. Walsh had been serving a five-year sentence in connection with the wreck ing of his three banks, the Chicago Na tional, Home Savings, and Equitable, in Chicago in 1905. He was convicted and sentenced upon 53 counts in 1908. Walsh began life in Chicago as a SYMPATHETIC STRIKE MAY TIE UP ROADS LOS ANGELES, Oct. 23.—Thousands of members of the Los Angeles locals of the Brotherhoods of Locomotive Engineers, and Firemen, the Order of Railway Conductors, Enginemen and Railway Telegraphers will strike on November 2, according to H. D. Yancy, LYNCHING MAY END IN RACE WAR AT COWETA COWETA, Okla., Oct. 23.—This city is virtually under martial law today, with the militia patrolling the streets following the lynching of the negro Ed Suddeth, who shot and killed City BALL GAME CALLED OFF FOR FIFTH TIME TODAY PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 23—For the flfth successive time the fourth game of the World's series, was called off hy the National Commission today. It JAPAN KEEPS HANDS OFF. SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 23—Japan has decided to keep hands off the Chinese revolution according to dis patches received here from Tokio. This assurance that China won't harms the confident, force on the Manchurian frontier, for military tactics, hut a dispatch today J revolutionists under the pretext of protecting Japanese interests will do much towards making the rebels more Japan has been mobilizing a large The overcome by the fumes of gas. explosion was caused by a powder dis charge. Davis for Wilson. SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 23.—"I'm a Woodrow Wilson man, and I am doing a little missionary work for him on my honeymoon," said Senator Jeff Davis of Arkansas, who has just ar rived from Los Angeles with his bride. penniless newsboy, and had become the greatest financial power in the city before his immense failure which was due to the lending of depositors' money to bolster up his railroad and coal properties in eastern Illinois. At the time of the failure the other Chi cago bankers averted a panic by as suming his liabilities. The family believes death was due to Walsh's brooding over his down fall. chairman of the Los Angeles advoisory board of the system federation. Yancy said they had been trying to keep it quiet. "They want recognition as an independent system federation," he said, "and they are striking out of sympathy for us." Attorney Beavers and Carmen Oliver when Marshal Kurt was attempting to arrest him. The mob also shot two other negroes. Negroes to the num ber of 2000 have threatened vengeance and the whites are prepared for war. rained steadily through the night al though the sun appeared momentar ily today. More storm is Indicated, ac cording to weather reports. says that the Japanese war minister having conferred with the cabinet had decided upon a neutral stand.. A re ported application of the Manchu government for a loan of five millions is said to be under the consideration of the minister of finance. REBELS WIN AGAIN. A battle between 15,000 rebels and Imperialist troops in the Quong Shue Hupeh province resulted In the com plete rout of the government forces Madero to Visit Taft. EL PASO, Tex., Oct. 23.—Particular importance is attached to the an nouncement here today that Madero will visit Taft at Washington in the near future. In view of Mexico's un settled condition, which Includes an incipient revolt in Sonora, it is be lieved Madero intends to confer with Taft upon the intervention by the Uni ted States government when the revol ution starts. (HARD BLOW TO DEFENSE IN M'NAMARA CASE LOS ANGELES, Oct. 23—Judge Bordwell In ruling on Juror McKee in the McNamara case today held that the holding of an opinion as to the cause qf the Times explosion, which it would take evidence to remove, and which was formed from reading the newspapers alone is insufficient to disqualify a juror. This is the first serious ruling adverse to the defense. In the first 15 minutes of today's session the court allowed the chal lenge as to Robinson and McIntosh and dismissed them. In rendering his opinion Judge Bordwell said: "As long as a juror states that his opinion does not go to the guilt or innocence of the de fendant and he says such an opinion will not bias him in reaching a ver dict, the court has no discretion but to hold the juror qualified under the code." The ruling caused consternation HYDE AGAIN ON TRIAL FOR SWOPE MURDERS KANSAS CITY, Oct. 23.—The sec ond trial of Dr. B. C. Hyde for the murder of Colonel Swope of which he was once convicted, began today. Hyde is accused of having given the aged millionaire strychine as an alleged medicine, and procuring his death. In addition to the death of Colonel Swope Hyde is charged with the in troduction of typhoid germs into the food of the Swope family, which re sulted in the death of a number of persons who were legatees of Swope. The motive was, that he wanted the KILLS HIS WIFE THEN SLAYS SELF BOISE, Oct. 23.—"Comodore" Dary, aged 60 years, shot and killed his wife here today, using a double barreled shotgun. He shot her in the back. ; according to another dispatch from 1 Shanghai. 1 Masons Are Young China. INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 23.- Chinese residents of the United States are the vital force behind the revolution which seeks to overthrow the Manchu dynasty according to Chan Gum Sing, grand master of the Chinese Free Mas ons of the United States. Today, for the first time, he stated that the Young China society which is the revolution ary society in the United States and the Masons are the same. He says the rebels are well supplied with money and guns smuggled in from here. Fowler's Motor Dead. BANNING, Cal., Oct. 23.—Fowler started east this morning, but his engine broke down. He wired Yuma for a new motor. He will be delayed two days here. Grosscup Quits. WASHINGTON, Oct. 23.—The res ignation of Federal Judge Peter S. Grosscup was received at the White House today and has been forwarded to the President. among the attorneys for the defense and both Darrow and Scott argued it, but they finally submitted and the work of filling the seats was begun. Scott was so bitterly disappointed that he virtually charged the court was bias and was severely rebuked by Judge Bordwell. The ruling means that the defense will have to peremptorily challenge McKee and must conserve its chal lenges for future use in cases of the same kind. The defense tried hard to get Judge Bordwell to reconsider his ruling in the McKee objection, but the only concession was that if they could produce the authorities that would show him wrong, he would reopen the case. William Oliver was the first witness examined afterward by Darrow when the tedious task of qualifying nuire jurors to fill the eight empty seats were started. inheritance. There were immense crowds at the court house today, but Judge Porter ordered that no one be admitted un admission less provided with ticket. The examination of 200 venire men was begun today. Hyde declared this morning that he confidently expected an acquittal. The trial this morning opened with a victory for the defense when Hyde's attorney demanded a list of the venire men and the judge ordered it read in court. an He called to the neighbors and told (hem to send for the officers. He then put the gun butt against the wall, the ruzzH to his cheat and with a cane fired ihe charge in:o his own breast, killing himself instantly. No cause is Inown MEXICO SOON TO HAVE REVOLT EL PASO, Tex., Oct. 23.—A new Mexican revolution under General Reyes is expected to break out in a day or two. It is reported that docu ments setting the date for today have been found by the United States secret service. Warfare is first expected in the state of Sonora. DAKOTA STILL IS INSURGENT PIERRE, S. D„ Oct. 23.—Taft has in vaded South Dakota and although the state is in progressive control, was accorded a warm welcome. He break fasted with Congressman Burke and talked privately. Huron is his next stop and at Aberdeen this evening he will make another speech. Senator Crawford here said: "Taft will have a hard fight to carry South Dakota in the next national conven tion. I believe La Follette will get at least six of the ten delegates. Laborers Protest. SEATTLE, Oct. 23.—A mass meet ing was held here yesterday under the auspices of organized labor to pro test against the attempt to convict the McNamara brothers of the Times dynamiting. Ten thousand workmen attended.