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LINCOLN COUNTY TIMES
L. T. Alexander, Publisher
IDAHO
JEROME
IDAHO STATE NEWS
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Bellevue has a Ççmmercial and
Booster club, which has forty mem
bers.
» There are now 234 prisoners at the
state prison, within four of the high
water mark.
2,000
. It 1 b thought that at least
acres will be irrigated this year
the Minidoka project. The Short Lius
lias distributed seeds to the tanners
as a loan.
the demand for hay on the Twin
Palls tract is so great that the price
has advanced to $7.50 and $S a ton.
and buyers are having difficulty it
getting hay even at this price.
on
I
It is claimed that residence prop
erty in Shoshone can be bought cheap
than in any town in Lincoln coun
ty, notwithstanding the fact that Sho
shone is the largest town in
er
the
county.
Idaho farmers and fruit
perdicting a smashing of all rec
ords for the spring months in the
matter of rainfall, and a bumper crop
growers
are
of grain, hay. fruit and vegetables as
a result.
The State Bank of Blackfoot closed
Its doors last week without explana
tion from its officers and the institu
tion Is now in the hands of the state
bank examiner, who is investigating
the accounts.
The Blackfoot State bank failed to
its doors on the 10th, owing to
open
the demand of the American Bankers
Assurance company, who had guaran
teed depositors against loss to th© ex
tent oi $200,*00.
The reins of the government at
"Weiser passed Into new hands last
week, and for the next
Mayor Ray B. Ayers and an entirely
set of oouncilmen will guide the
two years
new
•destinies of that town.
The Saturday Evening Post in tho
issue oi May publishes an mteresl
Ing Idaho story,
near Buhl, and has to do with the
■early settleinent of Idaho, and the re
cent rush Ao the Jarbidge mining
The scene is laid
claims.
Carl Christensen, who was arrested
at Glenns Ferry some months ago on
a charge of forging a chock, and who
tried at Mountain Home arid
was
found gtilty, has been sentenced to
from one to fourteen years in
the
penitentiary.
Bellevue has a municipal water
$17,000, supplying
■ system costing
water 'for business and domestic pur
poses, as well as pressure tor fire pro
Bellevue has an electric
tection.
lighting system both for its
and general tsse.
C. TV. Goldie of Payette, his wife
streets
and two children, had a narrow es
cape from death neair Vale, Ore,, when
he ran his aratomobile into a train.
The machine was wrecked and all of
the occupants severely shaken bp, but
sustained no serious Injury.
The board of county commissioners
In Canyon county has advertised for
bids for the construction of the Letha
Payette river bridge. It Is located
near the present townsite of Letha
and crosses the river about midway
between Emmett and Falk's store.
Water has been turned into the
gravity canals cut the north side of the
Minidoka irrigation project and the
started.
pumping plants have been
Conditions on the pumping unit seem
satisfactory and the settlers are get
ting their lands Into first-class shape.
It is claimed that tsie people in the
vicinity of Hamer were catching big
trout with rakes and pitch forks from
Camas creek for a while last week.
The water had been diverted from
the creek to a reservoir, making it
Mrs. Frances Woods of St. Louis,
who says that she is a cultured and
refined widow, has written to tho
mayor of Erie, arklng him to hand
her letter to some eilg ble man ot
trom 40 to 55 years of age.
low In the stream and the fish easy
to catch.
The Richfield Recorder dea'a-es
that there is a really strong probabil
ity th ;t Idaho will soon have a special
session of the legis'ature, to talk over
the question of assessments of prop
erty for taxation purposes.
That the $35,000 which is proposed
to be expended in improving Boise's
tire department will he mc.ro than rc
paid v.i hin a y ear through actual sav
ings made in insurance rates, is the
opinion of Mayor Fltc-hman.
The reclamation service will u«e
several million feet of lumber in its
îonstruetlon work on me Arrow Rock
dam, and congress has provided that
the lumber shall be furnished free by
the forest reserve of the district.
A fatal error has been discovered in
• the call for the election held at Moun
tain Home when the voters declared
in favor of $35,000 bonds, to be used
In the construction ot a waterworks
system. It will be necessary to hold
another election.
H. A. Collins of Wendell will paint
the portraits of the territorial and
state governors of Idaho, the last leg
islature having appropriated $2,500
for that purpose. The capitol com
miss'on decided last week to give Mr.
Collins the contract.
The Oregon Short Line last week
awarded contracts for ninety-two
miles of construction work to an Og
den firm. One contract is for sixty
five miles of grading between Burley
and Keiton Pass, and another for
twenty-six miles ot grading from
Nyssa, Ore., to Homedale.
INDIANS ADD TO THE REIGN OF
TERROR IN WAR STRICKEN
DISTRICTS OF MEXICO.
Are Making War on Their Own
count in Sonora, Having Captured
the Town of Ortiz, and Con
Ac
fiscated Merchandise.
the
Douglas. Ariz.—The rising of
Yaqui Indians, who have been living
'peacefully on their settlement on the
Yaqui river for some time, but who
are now
making war on their own ac
count, has furnished a new and dis
turbing element in the already acute
situalion in the state of Sonora.
Prominent Americans who arrived
Friday from Guaymas brought meager
details of the Yaqui rising,
dlans' first demonstration was against
Ortiz, which they captured without re
sistance. looting thq seven stores in
Thu Hf
the town run by Chinese and Mexi
merchandise
confiscating the
the liquors into
cans,
and pouring
streets.
the
MANY CHINESE DRÖWNED.
Steamer Sinks and föftyjRve Chirrase
Lose Their t-hjes.
Victoria, R C.—The. steamer Moi
foo of the China Merchant cotfipany
foundered April 25 Off Edgar island,
eighty miles from Wusung, the port
of Shanghai, and tifty-fivo
passengei-s and crew, all
were drowned, according to news re
ceived by the steamer Montoagle,
which arrived from th^ orient Friday»
Tho Meifoo was in collision with tlte
steamer Quanil of th* same, line, avid
persons,
Chinese
foundered five minutes after the ships
struck. The. Quanti towered Tier
boats and rescued, many of the pas
Enropoans "being
|
sengers, ail the
saved.
The loss -of the Me.ifoo occurred the
day thak the Pacific Mail liner
200 miles
■same
Asia weati on the rocks
; south of Shanghai,
OM TO THE CAPITAL.
Nfederc Will Lead Army to Mexico
CitLF Unless Peace is Declared.
Sam Antonio, Texas.—"Unless Pres
ident iDiaz resigns and peace is made
ni once. General Francisco I. Madero,
my brother, chief of the revolutionary
movement, will be leading an army
of £0,000 mem through the streets of
Mexico City in Jess than a month.
This is no idle talk. It is the military
plan which he has adopted."
1 This statement was made here by
i Alfonso Madero. recently a peace em
issary. "The City of Mexico is the ob
jective point/' he continued. "My
brother, as soon as it is definitely de
termined there shall be no further
peace moves, will start south, gather
ing in his soldiers as be goes."
TO PROTECT FOREIGNERS.
iNIovement for the Protection of Resi
dents of Mexico City in Event of
Mob Violence.
the
Mexico City.—A movement for
protection of foreign residents in this
capital in the event that mob violence
should follow in the wake of the rev
olutionary movement throughout the
country was instituted on Friday by
the diplomatic representatives of the
larger colonies.
It is proposed that each colony
shall appoint a committee, all of the
committees to work together to form
a program for self defense in case ot
need. There are, roughly estimated,
23,000 foreigners in tb" capital, in
eluding 5,000 Americans.
Taft Wanted by Miners.
Washington.—Representative How
ell of Utah has extended to President
Taft an invitation to attend the next
annual meeting of the American Min
ing congress to be hel l in Chicago on
a date to he fixed later. The presi
dent thanked Mr. Howell for the invi
ta and expressed his deep interest la
the wo:k of tin* American Mining con
gress. He could not at this time give
a definite acceptance,
Killed at Crossing.
Sioux City, Iowa.—Two persons
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were killed and four Injured, two ser
iously, in an unusual accident on the
Northwestern railway near Lyons,
Neb., Friday. The dead are Mrs. A.
I L. Craig and son ot Lyons, Neb.,
whose wagon was struek by a passen
ger train. Pieces of the wrecked wag
on lodged in a switch and derailed
tho train, injuring tour members of
tho train crew.
Inquiry Into Wool Rates.
Washington.—A comprehensive in
vest!gallon of alleged unreasonable
| freight rales on wool, hides and pelts
j from western points of origin to east
ern destinations, was ordered Friday
by the Interstate commerce commis
sion.
hides and pelt rates throughout the
country,
Tho inquiry will affect wool,
Train Strikes Automobile.
Muskogee, Okla.—Dr. A. W. Reed
of this city and Dr. Robert Julian of
Porum, Okla., were killed near Cre
kola, Thursday afternoon, when a St.
Lems & San Francisco passenger
train crashed Into their automobile.
Remembers Old Employes.
Philadelphia.—After giving various
Methodist institutions and organiza
tions $29,000, the will of Francis Ma
gee, a carpet manufacturer of this
city, which was probated Friday, re
members many old employes.
COURTING THE PATRIOTIC MUSE
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THREE THO' DOLLARS AWARDED FOR THE
TIONAL ANTHE »(,_ NE VVS ITEM.
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No. Reason Except Private Pressing
Aff airs Given for the Retirement
otf Statesman From Tennessee
Washington.—Secretary of War Ja- j
cob McGavick Dickinson of Tenues- !
see, the Democratic member of Presi- j
dent Taft's cabinet, has resigned.
Henry L. Stlrason of New York, re
cently defeated Republican candidate
for governor of that state, has been
given the portfolio. This announce
ment was made from the White House
Friday night.
In the letters exchanged between
the president and Mr. Dickinson, no
reason other than that of pressing
private affairs is given for the secre
tary's retirement.
Mr. Dickinson will go to his Ten
nessee home immediately upon the
qualification of his successor. He ex
pects to devote his attention to busi
ness and will not return to the prac
tice of law. In which he was engaged
when President Taft appointed him
secretary of war in March, 1909.
He is the second member of Mr.
Taft's cabinet to retire to private life.
Secretary of the Interior Ballinger
having severed his connection with
the president's official family only a
few months ago.
Coincident with the announcement
of Mr. Dickinson's retirement came
that of the appointment of C. S. Mill
ington of Herkimer, N. Y„ to be as
sistant treasurer of the United States
in New York. Mr Stimson was the
Roosevelt candidate for governor,
while Mr. Millington was a former
member of the house from the Twen
ty-seventh New York district and Is a
close friend of Vice-President. Sher
man.
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JACOB M. DICKINSON
Hospital Patient Dies of Rabies.
Kansas City, Mo.—Three days after
being bitten and scratched by a ne
gro woman patient who died Wednes
day of hydrophobia, two Internes and
three nurses at the general hospital
In this city on Friday began taking
the Pasteur treatment. The negro wo
man, Maria Jones, applied for treat
ment at the hospital Tuesday, saying
she had been bitten by a dog and also
by a man. She was placed in a ward
and soon was attacked by convulsions
and became violent
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NAVARRA
GENERAL
NOW OCCUPIES THE CITY
OF JUAREZ.
DEFEATS
AND i
,
Leader Hat
!
Here the Revolutionary
Established the Provisional Capital
of Mexico and is Planning to
March Upon Mexico City.
I
Mexico—General
Juarez,
surrendered Juarez to Gen
Madero, jr., \\ ed ,
het
Ciudad
Navarra
eral Francisco I.
nesday afternoon after
t} , at i as t ed over live hours. The fed
era i s nia( i e their last stand in
and their commander die
barracks,
not surrender until it was apparent
that the building would be destroyed
and its occupants killed by the ter
rific onslaught of the enemy, who ther
held the er ire city.
After having surrendered Genera'
Navarro and his officers were released
on parole.
soldiers
Many federal
joined the insurrecto army.
The battle of Juarez, which began
Monday afternoon, was the bloodies!
the dead and
of the revolution,
I
wounded numbering over 300.
General Madero has established tire
provisional capital of Mexico in
Juarez. His next logical move is tc
march on Mexico City, the capital ol
the country.
Tijuana, the Mexican town in Lower
California captured by the rebels
Wednesday, is still in their posses
sion. There has been no further
fighting at that point.
The federal forces that were in
Agua Prieta evacuated that town ear
ly Wednesday and the rebels have tak
It is reported tha; federal
forces ]
were drawn into a trap near Saltillc
and lost fifty-six men killed
Marshal Shot by Tramp.
Bisbee, Ariz.—Deputy Sheriff Frank
Trask was killed Wednesday night
Benson by an unidentified
man whom
he was attempting to arrcsL As h e
fe 1 Trask drew his revolver and fa,
tally wounded his assailant. ,
at
American Troops Expect Action.
Nogales, Ariz.—American
stationed here have
to be in readiness for
gales, Sonora, la
attack.
received orders
troops
action. No
expecting an early
ARCH ON capi
AZ COMES TO
FIFTEEN DAYS
WILL M
UNLESS Dl
TERMS in
MADERO
TAL
Statement by
Negotia
Follows
Announcement
One
of Unofficial Peace
Acceptable
tors That
to Arrange
Effort is Being
Terms
Both Sides.
to
,, , ni ,/ has
Juarez, Mexico,— President ■ ^
Just fifteen days to agree to '
peace acceptable to Francisco — ^
dcro. Jr . and hi» followers. ^
he refuse. Hf iiisurrectos u ^ ^
leadership of General M; iut Ml . xU .„
gin a march upon H"' l ' ll > » . y bv !
alle ' '
i ■ .
This suiloiiu nl was
•al Madera's adviMM*
stat- ment by
Mexican
one of Genet
It followed a
Braniff. one of the
Osi-ai
govern
nnotticial peace
got
lie
meat's
who said Ihm he
Eauuival Ohregon. wer.
fort to arrant - a programme of P -'
which would be acceptable to both
soles. The insurrccto officer also said
government
to meet the
and his colleague.
> making an ef
w as
federal
that Hie
working
to find a way
Jemands of the Mcderists.
in the present negotiations
of the
Judge
preliminary peace programme
'arbajal. the official envoy of 1 rest
•ante to
j ont Diaz in the parl-t'S Hr.'. I
naught, and were followed !>y i ■' 1 1
ture of Juarez, has no part t-.-nor
Ilraniff says, however, that it the pie
1 » rougit
l
goes
liminary programme
jiulce Carbajal will again b come the
Dr. Vas
official commissioner, while
visional minister
ill represent the
Gomez, the po
of foreign affairs, »
revolutionists.
quez
Rebel Fighting Strength.
^ dipIomat | 0 agent for the
-volurlonists In Washington, Sunday
latest figures ol
Washington — Senor Jose \ascom e
Mexican
n
night furnished the
the number <
if men fighting under tie
The figures are
insurrccto banners,
significant of the tremendous increase
of men in the past two weeks. 1 w> ;
weeks ago member* of the local junta
the number of men under arms
R ...
at that time at about ». ...
day's figures indicate an increase o
18,000 men.
Father and Son Drowned
Santa Ana. Cal.—Charles King, a
prosperous farmer of this county, aged
thirty-eight, and his son. Hoscoe. aged
eight, were pinned beneath an over
turned automobile and drowned In
less than three f> et of water while
returning homo Sunday from a trip
to Newport beach,
aged fifteen, was also might under
Mildred King
eating herself,
of the automobile while descending a
the machine, but suer.. In rxtri
Mr. King lost control
steep grade, and it went over a hrldgi
into a slough, turning as it fell.
Opium Smugglers Arrested.
Montreal.—With the arrest of an
express messenger in Plattshurg. N
Y., Sunday, customs officials of Hi
United States and Canada announced!
they had run down opium smuggler.«
who have operated throughout Ain
erica for months. The drug, they say
has been smuggled Into Canada fur
some time and through Montreal into
Hie United States. Employes on rail
road trains crossing the Canadian line
are alleged to have taken the drug
into the I n ted Stales.
Battle Between Whites and Blacks.
mid
Montgomery, Ala.
Two ri grues ap
wounded
Hided.
1er com
dead and one mortally
four deputy .sh'-riffi an- w
fatally,
"H-
the result of a nun
one of the m /roes
twenty >'-ne miles south of h
eular fight that f
it led by
■re and o
a 8JKjr f
ved
an
t hr
ni Ir ' •
Dic'ared He Came Back l"r m He
i g in
rît s F. I» i-i
r.ven
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la. Ch
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D v : :»'.r» , thvt hf 1
vi n t .» Fiifr
his r■ mil hr: J 1
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fr ' i
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'• 0 had pie.' . ;e-i.
Arre-.'crns Inv de Abyssinia,
W-'h
Dm has :
Ucve. UnUt 1 spit
Ai'.i.i Aba da
OHrtmcTit
house h :•» eeneiud -1 ,
1 eupio ot Aliyg-il
nuirtera of a m'lllon .!
gi -n.
i*r> an
rcvl I'. A b *>
lain! i.
on:; il gr- ;
I
■ il M
. report< m (he
that
tale
Amorl an
o' I r -< ts
an
■'ll. I
ivitlg th.l-e
li'ani.
0ver Cd-XMion Ctjscs 8-Jic de.
Vieren — Vedcal
xi'eibs claim that
f.alc'do [ :
-hlr-T previals- ln VI
has shocked the
months is dim to
Hie epidemic of
•li « n
union'' rhr
enra nnd
c ty fer the past few
°ver hluca'lon.
British Co'umb
a Want» Reciproc ty
-New York.—J. s, Emerson, a lum
' '""»«facturer of Vancouver.
. , a s ° Parted a hardwood lumber
b " R|n 0»a In the FIJI Islands, is | n
^ ty ' Hu sa V« that British ('olurnlii-.
*» solid for reciprocity.
Women Criminals Reprieved.
London.—Between 1908
Bev, ' n, y-four male prison
demned to death
cuted.
ami ism
rs were con
ami forty-seven
women were
exi
aSPernt-nccd
were reprieved and
Ten ■
to death, but all
given Hie
sentences.
LIFE SENTENCE FOR DIETZ
VVho Fought Lumber Companie»
Must Spend Rest of Life
In Prison.
Man
for Years
H.. ward. Ws—John K. Dietz will
•lid Hu* list of Ids natural Ilf«
hard labor at the state penitentiary at
the verdict of the
for the murder
in the buttle of ('am
October 8 last. The
at
SI»
iurv
Waupun. by
Saturday.
Oil
(Hear Harp
Ham
on
iron
jury found Hattie P. Dietz and U»bI| 0
Dieiz, his wife and son. not icurîly of
murder.
Thv truu ble between John V Bleu
;iml the lumber companies operating
u Sawyt>r utility. Wis.. began lu Keb
. uary lyo4 throU gh Dietz's refuel
K> ullow llu . company to float logs ov,. r
ihc Cameron dam, located on a quar
u , r , S) .etion bought by Mrs. Del/., with
OU ( paying him the toll he demanded.
ten principal attempts t 0
In the
him on v.ir.ous eburgts .oui
•a, mie
, '
1
1 processes, Oscar Harp, a deputy
October 8. last,
were wounded, Mira
sheriff, was kill' d
seven.; men
I Hetz was shot through the body, t'lar
wounded oi th' a fore
cnee DU'tz was
lo ad and John Dietz was shot through
The shouting of lien Merci
the hand
at Winter. Wis . by
0 last, is more
able to the orignal trouble.
effort
Dietz Sepli'iubet
r less closely tiare
The tenth armed
Dietz was successful and In
a prisoner
charged witli various offenses, rang
lug from destruction of propel ty ami
assault and battery to murder in th«
tuk*
became
He war
to
hr»t ut gri.
October 8. lust.
TAFT ATTACKS RECALL
i»t Plan to Limit
Makes Protest Aga
Power of Judge».
Taft
President
York.
Ne'
■ amt
against
night
publicly Saturday
OUI
In bli
of the judiciary,
ch before the eonfereiiei
the recall
h u
re
sp<
form of the criminal law and in««
dure, the president
made bis
a'titud«
plain.
Most of Ills speech was
highly unfavorabli 'o
country, of the Judicial systemt
of Great Itrltaln and the
laiiiented the leii.lenrj
even In England, but
tills cou'itrv. tr
devoti-d tf
a comparison,
this
United
H>
Slates,
manifested,
more partli ularly in
put limitations
judge.
hi the power >h«
Pays Penalty ol Another'» Crime
Durant, Okla Robert K 'tnp. a
old Indian, has just been
from the penitentiary after v-rviej
murd-r lonimt'
i • .
yeais a
ted bv hU stepson The ronfev-lon »I
the stepson, who died recently and
•onfesied that h>- was the leal nor
lerer, led to Kemp's release A i*
'
" f ' he *""1 ■» ,h ' 1 ' '
, rlmt " wa " fas'em d upon K-mp b> ho
wife, who testified against him in or
der to save her
I prison.
j remained true b
igently for hla rep-a«"
in from going I
After his Incarcérai ion ->ln
him and tailored <111
Will U»e the Wireless
The
,,rnm '* nt haH uk " n '*>• ad apt i'Ion
Of wireless telegraphy to the peeillliir
Chrlstlanla
Norwegian
cer
geographic conditions of the tier - rn
lands. Central roll graph ii P-tu
are to be established In
Ch ri I a Tim
Bergen and
• II give communication ovr ,i
Norway will be k pt In
H"t
Mandel,
which v
wide area,
touch with Denmark. Gcrinitiy,
land. England, S- oil a nd and Itm.-.i.
Ilnmim fest
Will Sell De.vl Men's Chests
Wash 'ngton
,f ineii's
hv I he
A weird. (ch"nl!y
cbe-U" w il b
tre.-uury department M
for th<- tir time in the hit
!. id
United Ft,
AH the
«.led
Of Ailler! n
It- td Htt e 1 ■■■
le ivln ; I
r t. wi t b- old nt mi- •
«'H n t . to - id ine', I j ,
and even i•.
- n
D-o.vreJ
•i Fcur Feet
f W :
II
if
-l
l La ty. it oil :
the l ot I
1 drov. n.-il in te ar i
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It Wasn't Ca y.
"• ton, Oregon.
r ou t, , rar i m
la t Tliil' i lay v a ; 11
-Tho
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Sp
ni li
a
of
i f' run
\ il»
I'.rot kton,
Mi'
ivelvi 1 hire
lit on of (• tsey
1 lay doe
not fit Hie muni: r 1 i» |M -
Would Purify Legislator» -
\ di-mand Cor the 1
lag tip of tho 111 nuis Icglt l HUM
Clll: agi,
b an
W.1»
mad.- by Hlate Senator Waller Ulyd®
bines lu-fire a nu-elliig of 7IM» lb l ,llb
i t ans, rotnprislng the Progress ve R r
imbllran league, here Saturday night
Fafayette Cremated.
Glasgow.--After formal nod offiri 11 '
Lafayelt"
performer
Erupk"
burned.
Identification, the hotly of
Hie Great, the
who lost h'.s life when the
music hull at Edlngurgh was
was cremated Saturday.
vaudeville
Increasing Postal Savings Dank*.
Washington.
General
Hitchcock will designate fifty l"'" lnl
«avings bunks next week, making *
'otal of H9 in existence. Me < 'f' , ' r
l-.O to 200 depositories will he de l:U
nued « very month.
Postmaster

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