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THE DAILY STAR-MIRROR VOLUME I. MOSCOW, LATAH COUNTY, IDAHO, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 1911 NUMBRER 53 CHARGE THE DEFENSE WITH BRIBING THE JURY I Sensation Is Sprung In McNamara Case =Jury Investigator Is Caught In . I Act=Lawyers Clear. K LOS ANGELES, Nov. 28.—Detective Brown, chief of the detectives of the district attorney's office, today arrest ed Bert Franklin, former deputv Uni ted States Marshall, and chief in vestigator for the McNamara defense, who is charged with attempting to bribe a prospective McNamara i • or to hang the jury. Brown stared that he and two de tectives saw Franklin pass G. N. Lock wood, a talesman, $500 on the street this morning He had been watching Krankliu for some time. Lockwood was also arrested. Brown stated that he had been cog nizant for some time that an attempt had been made to interfere with the talesman, and he declared that when the actual truth of the matter was known it would parallel in sensation the original arrests of the McNam aras. It was hinted this morning by some concerned that some of the venire men had been "planted" in connection with the case, and the state will try to prove that this was done by per who are interested in the Me I * sens Namara defense. Brown stated that the $500 paid by Franklin this morning was an ea ■ ft of $4000 which the investigation had agreed to pay Lockwood to hang the jury. The arrest of men higher up, is said } to be impending. Franklin, it is declared was merely in the attempt to the go-between bribe. District Attorney Fredericks will not talk. Clarence Darrow, who has charge of the McNamara defense, declared that the defense was not in any way connected with any attempt to tamper with the talesmen, and that he con sidered that it might be he plan was laid in an attempt to influence public opinion. He said he could not talk much until he had investigated furth er. Lockwood had been drawn as a member of the 11th panel .of talesmen. QUEEN OF SMUGGLERS WAS ROUTING CHINKS SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 28.—Twenty eight persons .including Mrs. Ethel Hall, the reputed queen of the smug gling ring, are in the hands of the federal authorities today pending an investigation into what is declared to have been a gigantic conspiracy to smuggle Chinese into • the States the Mexican border. Mrs. Hall is under arrest at Los Angeles under $5000 bail and is said D [ (V United BOAT WEATHERS TERRIFFIC STORM NEW YORK, Nov. 28.—With four of her crew swept overboard to their death, many others injured and with the craft almost hopeless, the French steamer Sananna arrived in port to day after weathering a terrific storm. She was helpless when the storm abated. She left Naples on November with 167 cabin and 882 steerage passengers. When nine days out she met the storm. Goes to Grand Jury. SAN FRANCISCO. Nov. 28.—The cor onor's Inquest into the Goodman murder case was continued today un til Tuesday. Rogers continued to as sert his innocence. He will be brought before the next grand jury, which will make the preliminary hearing unne cessary. but had not actually been served with a subpeona. A man named "Cap" White, a brother of a former sheriff, was with Lock wood, and was also arrested. Both were "sweated," but were later re leased, and no charges placed against them. District Attorney Fredericks says that White made the actual payment. Fredericks displayed the money which he says was passed. It was $4000 in bills of large denominations, and said he could trace all that from the time it was first paid out to the various actors in the case, showing just how it come in Franklin's pos session. He said that Franklin would be prosecuted. It is generally believed that Lockwood and White made com plete statements. Browne said the defense's attorneys were not implica ted. Franklin refused to issue any formal statement, he said that when the truth was known he would be cleared of any wrongdoing. The attorneys for the defense stated positively that the only connection Franklin had with them was as an in vestigator of prospective jurors which is considered legitimate. All of Franklin's memorandum were taken from him. He will be arraigned on a charge of attempting to bribe a public officer before a committing magistrate and under the law he must be given a com plete hearing within six days if be fights the charge. Jurors Attend Funeral. As a token of respect this morning the jury in the McNamara case at tended the funeral of Charles Sexton, former clerk of the superior court, who a brother of Juror J. B. Sexton. was In deference to the jury's wishes both sides agreed that the morning session should be confined to the qualifying of the 11th venire of 50 names, jurors, accompanied by deputy sher iffs went to the funeral in automo The I biles. to be the brains of band. Antonio Fe lix of San Diego, Captain James Wright and Engineer R. Scott of the Power launch Comrad and 23 Chinese are also held. A signal torch between the launch and the shore party betray ed the prisoners. Inspector Chadney said that 2000 Chinese were known to be at Guaymas, Mexico, awaiting their turn to be brought into the United States in the smugglers' fast launches. KILLED SISTER BUT DON'T WORRY KISSIMME, Fla., Nov. 28.—Calm and not worried at all by their plight, Brother Gillette and Sister Sears, members of the Shakers religious sect who chloroformed Sister Sadie when she was dying of tuberculosis, are awaiting the grand Jury's action which today is considering a murder charge against them. They assert that they were justified as she had begged for death, and her case was hopeless. Baron Rothschild Dead. PARIS, Nov. 28.—Baron Gustave S. Rothschild, aged 83 years, one of the chiefs of the famous banking house and Austrian consul-general at Paris, died here today. He headed the French branch of the banking concern. II IRE INJURED IN N. P. WRECK NORTH YAKIMA, Nov. 28.—Eleven persons were injured, but none ser iously, early today when the Northern Pacific eastern express struck a spreading rail near Wapato, near here. Three Pullmans, a dinner, a tourist, and a smoker were derailed and thrown on their sides. A special from North Yakima carried doctors and nurses. Most of the injured were Spokane people. Among the injured are Breakeman J. B. McKenzie, Mrs. M. M. Sloan, Mrs. H Hall, and Jack Hill, all of Spo kane. NANKING FALLS TO REBELS; HANKOW LOST SHANGHAI, Nov. today rushed the ■ fortifications of Nanking and captured them after the hardest battle of the entire revolu tion. Seven hundred Imperialists and JU rebels were killed in the last rush, and more than 30,000 soldiers have lost their lives in the assault on the town. The Imperialists, fearing annihila tion, stood by their guns .until they were overpowered. Dispatches today indicated that the 28.—The rebels MOSCOW HAS TRIUMPHS AT SPOKANE MONDAY Monday saw Moscow triumph at the Spokane National Apple show and Enakops jubilee. Professor Carey and his band won the first prize in the band contest, and followed it by winning the special prize for the best band from an educational institution. Moscow's float won distinction in the great Jubilee parade, and finally the Wagener apples—Moscow's exhibit— won high honors in the cooking class. The story is told by the Spokesman Review as follows: Chairman W. P. Edris announded the following band awards of the judges, W. D. Rea, E. H. Williams, F. L. Simmons, and Harry Johnson: First prize, $250, Moscow. Second prize, $150, Lewiston. Third prize, $100, Pasco. Fourth prize, J. P. Richards sweepstakes, $50, Deer Park. Juvenile band, first prize, $100, Leavenworth. Best band from any educational institution, musical merchandise, Sherman, Clay & Co., University of Idaho. Moscow, Idaho, with a band of 35 pieces from the town and the Idaho university, made an impressive section in the parade. The princess from Mos cow sat on the throne, below which a cornucopia poured out in replica the fruits of that region. A fanmer in the center of a field of real wheat and an array of harmonious colors were also features of Moscow's representation. P. L. Orcutt of Moscow, editor of the spoke of the ad Star-Mirror, vantages of publicity and urged all to feel that it was "our show" and not merely Spokane's show, and assured the management and the trustees of the cooperation and support of all the surrounding territory. Wagoners are Winners. Miss Laura Breeze, in charge of the University of Idaho apple cooking demonstrations at the apple show, made a test of the relative value of Spitzenburg, Yellow Newtown, Delic ious and Wageners. These apples were cooked in various ways, and eight per sons called in to taste them and give their first and second choice. Served as pie-Delicious was given first choice by six pèrsons; New town by one person, and Wagener by (MASERS FOLLOW THE HERNS PLAN SAN DIEGO, Nov. 28.—Toba Amador and Isabel Fierro, who are American citizens and nine Mexicans were kid napped at Calexico Saturday by the Mexican secret service agents accord ing to dispatches here today. They were seized on American soil, it is claimed. Whether they were shot with out trial or taken to Bnseada is not known. They were suspected of sym pathizing with the recent revolt. Am erican consul Simpich at Bnseada has been notified and the authorities of Imperial county are also looking up the matter as it is charged that others were kidnapped in the same way. rebels have met a crushing defeat at Wu Chang, just below Hgnkow, and it is believed that the Imperialists om e again hold Hankow. At Han Yang, which was captured by the Imperialists, and which is very near Wu Chang, the foreigners, fear ing the critical situation, have barri caded the streets leading to their con cessions and have mounted maxim guns for desperate resistance if the threatened anti-foreign uprising oc curs. Even with that protection would not have much chance. - ne one. Wagener was given as second choice by six persons, Newtown by one and Spitzenburg by one. As sauce four persons gave De licious as first choice, and four per sons Wagener as first choice. Four persons gave Spitzenburg as second choice, three persons Wagener and one person Delicious. When baked all pronounced Spitzen burg best, and seven persons gave Wagener as second choice and one per son Delicious as second choise. As regards the appearance of the sauce Waganer was placed first, Spit zenburg second, Newtown third and Delicious fourth. The Wagener has an attractive color. The Spitzenburg sauce also has a good color, but is yellower than the Wagener. The Newtown has an insipid color not particularly attractive. The De licious has a dark color. As regards the baked apples the Spitzenburg and Wagener had tained their red color and were at tractive in appearance. The Delicious lost its color and had shrunk consider ably, and so was unattractive. As to time required for baking, the Spitzen burg wâs done first, Wagener sec ond, Delicious third and Newtown fourth. The time required for cooking the sauce was in the same order, with the exception that Wagener was done first. Miss Breeze stated that the syrup used in cooking the sauce was com posed of two parts water to one of sugar. This syrup was boiled for five minutes before the prepared apples were dropped in. re FIVE ARE BURNED BUT FOUR ESCAPE NEW WESTMINISTER, B. C.. Nov. 28.—Fife this morning burned the home of Thomas Moore, incinerating him and four of his children, Kathleen, aged 1; Sarah, aged 4; Joseph, aged 3, and Alexander, aged 2. Four other members of the family escaped. Two were badly burned. An overturned lamp was the cause. GOVERNORS ARE OFF ON BOOSTING TRIP ST. PAUL, Nov. 28.—"The Gover nors' Special'' train of eleven cars carrying seven chief executives left here last night on a tour of the east covering more than 4000 miles. Ten states are represented on the train—California, Oregon, Washing ton, Idaho, North Dakota, South Da kota, Montana, Minnesota, Colorado, and Wyoming. Governor Oddie, of Nevada, is expected to join the spe cial in Chicago. The seven governors who left to night are; Eberhardt of Minnesota, Vessey of South Dakota, Burke of North Dakota, West of Oregon, Hawley of Idaho, Norris of Mon tana, Carey of Wyoming. In addi tion to the governors there were other representatives from each of the state and more will join the party at Chicago. The United Press and the Hearst news service will cover the trip of the "Western Governors' Special'' through the eastern cities of the United States. They have all declared that they are thoroughly in sympathy with this ad vertising plan of the western states and will give every feature of the event the widest publicity that they can command. Chief among these men, perhaps, will be Samuel G. Blythe, the man who writes the "Who's Who—and Why" department of the Saturday Evening Post. His well known wit and humor are to sparkle in every story that he writes of the event after he catches the train at Buffalo on December 2. Roswell Field of Chi cago, another of the prominent news paper men of the country, will repre sent the Hearst news service as the governors make the visit of the 21 cities of the east. He will take the train the minute that it lands in Chi cago, the first stop after it pulls out SHE MURDERS TEN FOR LORD'S GLORY LARAYETTE, Là., Nov. 28.—Crazed with religion, Clementine Barnebat, aged 18, a negress confessed today to having crushed the heads of ten peo ple, all negroes, with an ax because VAMPIRE" HIS NAME FOR MRS. PATTERSON « DENVER, Nov. 28.—Quoting Kip ling's "Vampire" as the keynote of his case against Mrs. Patterson, Prose cutor Benson, today delivered the most scathing arraignment of a woman eve ry heard here, after the judge had de livered instructions which favored the woman. Benson ridiculed her suggestion that she was unsophisticated when she met Emil Strouse, the Chicago millionaire, to whom she alleged Patterson sold OPEN FIGHT ON TAFT IS PLANNED , j NEW YORK, Nov. 28.—An open fight over the republican presidential nom ination is predicted today and New York is expected to be one of the bat tlegx-ounds, as the result of Pinchot's speech last night at the insurgent club in which he declared Robert M. Follette the logical successor of Roosevelt and roasted Taft, of the station at St. Paul and begins the long rush over the country with its story of remarkable development associations have not yet determined upon the men who will represent them, but they have promised the commercial club that they are in sym pathy with the enterprise and will give it their heartiest co-operation. Big Men Interested. The Hearst service sent the club the following message yesterday; "Will be glad to send important representative and try and interest as many people as possible in the mat ter, which, as you know, I am very deeply interested in myself. I have selected Roswell Field of Chicago, as our representative. W. R. Hearst." The Saturday Evening Post wired the club as follows: "Mr. Blythe will join the train De cember 2 at Buffalo. George H. Lor imer." Mr. Lorimer is the editor in chief of the paper. The fact that these great news serv ices of the country are falling in line with the plans of the promoters of the special has delighted everybody con nected with the work of getting the train ready for the long trip. East Must Take Hold. At the same time the publicity de partment of the special, which has been conducted at Boise by P. H. Doyle, a local newspaper man, under the direction of Reilly Atkinson, man ager of the enterprise, will be through with its work, for the eastern papers have been kept filled with stories of the coming events, and its purpose has been accomplisned. It will from now on be up to the eastern newspa per men to tell the story about the growth that this part of he country has made as shown by the coming of the special. they refused to obey "The church or ders according to God's message." Her confession followed the killing, last Sunday night, of Robert Randall, his wife and four children. She is believed to be insane. her for $1500 and denounced her life while defendant sobbed. At the climax he shouted "She murdered Charlie Patterson's body but thank God his soul was beyond the reach of her infamy." Goes to Jury Today. DENVER, Nov. 28.—With Prosecutor Benson completing his rebuttal in the Patterson trial it is expected the case will be in the hands of the jury before night fall. The arguments will be brief. Taft Silent on Tariff. WASHINGTON, Nov. 28.—President Taft's message to congress is in the hands of the printers today, and con tains 6,000 words. It is silent about the tariff. The president has an nounced that he will deal with the subject of the tariff later. Damage Exaggerated. SANTA MONICA, Nov. 28.—Although the forest fire is still raging, it is parc tic ally out. Investigations of the burn ed areas today indicated that reports of the damage were exaggerated.