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September's. ian. . " - 1 - . . Z . ! : ir:
ALSO SEIZED LARGE SUM I,
OF YANKEE MONEY.
Without .Warrant and ..With Xo Ex
plana tlons, American Miners in SI
berift and $10,000 in Cash Selicd by
. Russian Gunboat Miners Who
"Were Arrested Were Working Un.
dcr Agreement With Uie Czar Re
port of Oold Fonnd Untrue.
Nome. Alaska, Sept. 24. Apparent
.ly without warrant and with no ex
planation, the gunboat Chllka, belong
ing to the Russian government and
with a " Russian governor aboard,
seized $10,000 and several American
miners, who Vtie working at Anedle,
Siberia, on September 15. The min
ers were working under an agree
ment mad' by John Rosan of the
Northeast Sibeila company, with the
car of IMssla. '.
A.H. Baber; associated with the
Northeast company, V when informed
cf the action of the Russian gunboat,
said he was not surprised, saying It Is
the result, of reports' sent by the Rus
sian consul general at San Francisco
to St.' Petersburg, J t' ''
He .tieciared thevRussflan govern
ment granted Rosan the right to bade
and MCoveraU inirerals of the,.To
hukotskpenTnsuit aaluu' Rus
sian officials in Siberia were in"ac
cord with Americans, but the czar had
received untrue , reports 'about the
amount of gold found there. The re
fill was, ho said, ' lht the gunboat
was ordered to make the seizure.
To Run in Autos,
Dallas, 8. D, Sept' 24. Several au
tomobiles have arrived here to be used
by entrants at the opening to settle
ment of the Rosebud Indian reserva
tion next 'month. Many prospective
settlers are already congregating here
and the number Is expected to mount
tip into the thousands long before the
date set for the opening, October 19.
The lottery system will be used In
awarding the lands.
CHICAGO NATiOiULS GO GN FltLD
'. ' TO PUT GAME
New York, Sept. 24. The game be
tween ,the Chicago and New York Na
tionals which would have decided the
leadership of tho league, and which
broke up in a riot yesterday, has bei-n
duclded a tie by a score of one to one,
y President Pulllam today. Pulllum
declared ho was aided by a report of
the umpires, without committing hlm-
"cli. After the decision Munnger
Chance of Chicago stated he would
appear at the grounds at 1:30 to piny
ff the tie. If the Giants do not pluy
be will claim a forfeit.
Clik-ago Claims Victory,
Chicago appeared on tho ground at
1;J0. Chlcaaro Ditched three bulls
over tho plate and then Cance said;
"We win; we were ready to play
the tie. The game Is ours."
Manager McQraw and the New
Tork players watched from the club
house. The early arrivals hooted and
Jred. No umDlrea were nresent,
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Societ' Girt Married GrcWr. 1
.LaJara, Col, Sept 24Dorothy, We
only daughter of former' Governor A.
lre, ana Edward Cortes, i
Mexican rancher.-were rhaVrledJ" Do,
my is a blonde, wealthy, accom
plished and has been' acquainted with
Cortex for many years. ,-The mother
objected, which' resulted in the'couple
eloping. They drove 30 miles' to Con
ejos, wheer a license was procured.
spqkahe m m mm of
$1100 A MOUTH FOR 17 MONTHS
Olympia. Wash., Sept. 24. The
highest paid state employe is a Spo
kane resident, John W. Dow, appoint
ed In April. 1907, as architect for the
new eastern Washington hospital' at
Medical Lake, the state penitentiary
a Walla Walla, and the state college
Since that time he has drawn 117,
600 and within the next few weeks
will draw $5000 more. He has aver,
aged $1000 a month for 17 months,
which Is more than the combined sal
aries of the governor, lieutenant gov
ernor, state treasurer, state auditor,
attorney genera) and state . superin
teDdentjal schoola.,.. n 1,.,. ? -
In addition Dow has'reeclved thous
ands of miles of transportation while
Inspecting the progress of new work.
Dow gets a fee of five per cent on
all work for preparing plans and su
perintending the construction. He
was selected as the architect by col
lege regents and the board of control
of the various institutions wuere he
has been employed.
White Plague War.
Philadelphia, Sept 24. Many mcn
eminent in medical circles are pres
ent at the Conference on Tuberculosis
opened here t.oday, virtually as a part
of the International Congress In Wash
ington. A program of Important pa
pers and addrexses has been prepared
for tomorrow and Saturday.
ACCUSED MURDERER GIVEN PRE
LIMINARY HEARING '10DIII
Omaha, S-pt. 24. The preliminary
hearing of Charles E. Davis, held for
Investigation In connection with the
di-ath of RuMln, began this morning.
The police court was crowooa wun
society women. Dnvls was accom-
pnnled by an attendant. His face Ib
wrinkled and he Ih apparently wor
ried. Fred Davis, a brother of the
accuned. who Is vice-president of the
First National bank, was present with
a big array of prominent counsel.
Mrs. Rustln arrived after the case
was called. She was dressed In mourn
ing and was accompanied by her
mother and a nurse. She fainted while
climbing the stairs but was revived
at her apartments by her matron.
Mrs.Archer, a neighbor of the Rus
tin's testified she heard a shot, but
...... Kiir Ipsvh the Rustln home.
She heard Mrs. Rustln scream
also a man's voice. The body
ko.rd to fall heavily. She saw a, man
m I m
. .YARD DISPLAY AWARDS MADE "'''
t , M. Nellson. .of North La "Brando, has been declared the winner -
. iu uiupsay, in we aster contest.
tlon falls to Mrs.
J. D.'Slater.' and
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4bb ' n van 1 1 A v Tt .
- jiuii juugee in mis competition were Dr S.
(T ,.,flieaames RC.Beckley and Ed
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menamg highly all entrles. , ;
a. scene of beauty that beggars de -
This is the first sensation that fills
the mind of he who enters the K. of
P. hall, where the Aster show Is being
held today. , , ' ' -
Oae lady, who for the moment was
lost in fairyland apparently, came out
of her reveries and remarked: "I am
proud that my home is In the Grande
LOCAL OPTION PIAKS
PART III OHIO POLITICS
BUCKEYE STATE WILL GIVE
TAFT BIG PLURALITY.
Temperance Sentiment Dally Gaining
Strength in. Oldo Republicans and
An,U-&aluoa Lcbeu Joiiyi Hands to
Battle for One End Labor. Men lit
Cincinnati, O., Sept 24. Republi
can leaders here declare that the new
county local option law, which went
Into effect the first of the month, has!
already developed into a bulwark of
strength for the party and will aid In
rolling up a bigger plurality for Taft!
than has ever been received by a pres
idential candidate in the . Buckeye
state. Prohibition campaigns are now
being waged in many counties, and in
some of them the dry petitions have
been signed by nearly two-thirds of
the voters. The temperance sentiment
Is dally gaining In strength, and this
has made a republican victory more
certain than ever. The republicans
and the Anti-Saloon league have prac
tically joined forces. The democratic
loaders are paying littlo attention to
the temperance movement and declare
that it is not un Ixsue. This Is a com
plete reversal of parties, since Gov
ernor PitttUon, democrat, was elected
In 1905 on a temperance platform.'
tabor Men In Politics.
Peoria, III., Sept. 24. Whether
union workmen of Illinois will adhere
to the Gompcrs program and support
Bryan will be one of tho Important
questions up for declidon at the con
vention of the State Federation of li
bor In this city next month. Opinion
Is divided as to the wlxdom of such a
course and a hot fight Is already In
progress to secure control of the con
vention. An appeal to the voters of
the Danville district to defeat Speaker
Cannon will be presented end tie fed
eration will be nxked to Indorse it and
to wage an active warfare on "Jo-
Blind Senator 'In Seattle,
Srattle.Sept 24. United States Sen
ator T. P. Gore, tho blind solon of Ok
lahoma, arrived here this aftenoon.
He speaks tonight In Dreamland rink.
Smudgo Out Murderer.
Nome, Sept 24. Hoping that Lec
Johnston, wanted on the charge of
murdering his wife In Nome, l still
alive and may be hidden In the hold
of the steamship Victoria, the officials
have ordered It fumigated, in an ef
fort to drive him from bis hiding. It
has been rumored that Johnston did
not leap from the VessJ, but secreted
v xne second honor&bla mn. a.
the third hnnnnM. , -' ! -
"..uuu. comes T
- named, yards are on Washlngt
W'. , Saemann.
All thA varAa Im . 1 . .
' . 11 UUHteHl
honors, the committee com-
tai can produce
such beautlfu asters as fill this
room." Every one in her hearing
paused long enough to accent ' her
The opinion has been more or less
general that owing to the cold sea
son the display of asters this year
(Continued on page a.)
SEEKS PRESIDENCY BK
PROW FOR M. A. PRESTON
MOST UNIQUE CASE
IX POLITICAL HISTORY.
Candidate of Radical Socialists In Ne
vada Jail and Ills Candidacy Is, Fur
thered by HI Proxy, AngiistIliieui
' World nrurs WUlo of, the Proxy
New York, Sept 24. An unique
figure In the present presidential cam
paign is August' Gilhaus, who Is seek
ing to go to the White House as pres
ident by proxy for Martin R. Preston,
now serving a 25-year sentence in a
Nevada prison. Preston was nominat
ed by the socialist labor party an or
ganization entirely distinct and much
more radical in its tenets than the
more important party headed by Eu
gene V. Debs but by advice of attor
neys refused the honor. Gilhaus, a
New Tork civil engineer, was then
selected as Preston's proxy, and Is
now engaged In carrying on his novel
Although the socialist labor party
has been reduced to a mere handful In
numbers. It Is still sufficiently strong
to support a dully paper In thin city.
The real head of tho party Is Daniel
Do Leon, a South -American by birth,
and formerly a college professor by(
profesplon. While a man of wide
scholarship and quiet in his personal
demeanor, .Do Leon Is far more' revo
lutionary In his doctrines than Debs'
or any of the leaders Of the orthodox
Gilhaus, the proxy presidential nom
inee, has for months spent his entire
time In pushing his candidacy, n!
though little Is heard of him by the
public at large, lie has no "red spe
cial" In which to travel abo-tt the
country, but does most of his cam
paigning In the slums of Kn;it ell'. ,
where he appeals' In rou;;h but fj.ee
ful language to tl.u pulsion of the
world's dlslnheriti'd. Y;t, despite Ms
rndlcallsm, he U wi!,-rend and philo
sophic man and lias In him the spirit
of a wjlllp-j martyr to a cause he
Twenty years ago riilhnus was a sta
tionary engineer In New York City,
according to .his story, . working for
wages, living a band-lo-mouth flxst
ence. In his blood there Is. a strain
of the philosophical German that In
clines him to revolutionary and spec
ulative doctrines. One winter In Now
Tork changed the course of his life.
He went to hear Henry George In a
campaign speech, fell under the Influ
ence of the great single taxer's doc
trines and the stationary engineer be-
First Cremation In Skafwav
; Skagway; Sept 2 4. --The body of p.
Klohara, a a panose,' was burned In
a funeral pyre In Skagway cemetery
today.. This la the first, cremation In
the tar north. Klohara died Monday
of Brlghfs dlseaye. , His last wish was
thatWbermatd it'nd his ashes sent
home to his' wife and, three children
at Kumamoto; His brother and other
Japanese fulfilled Wa; VIslu " i
K ri ircr iinyr
: . ukUUL IIUIIIL
WASHIHGTOH STATE DEMOCRAT
VIRILE IN RES ATTACK
Belllngham, Wash., Sept. 24. Dem
ocracy's opening gun In the national
campaign was fired In this county
last night Addresses by George F.
CotteriU, the candidate for United
States senator, and Charies H. Miller,
the nominee for, congress in this district-
Miller declared the recent panic
was the worst in history, and charged
the republican party with being re
sponsible. He accused Jt of collusion
with J. P. Morgan (and said govern
mental aid was extended to financiers
in the pan Jo contingent upon Morgan's
support of the future candidacy of
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Excursion to Jnpan. ; i
San Francisco, Sept 24. Prepara
tions have been completed for an ex
cursion of representatives of the Pa
cific coast commercial organizations
to Japan and the delegates are now
gathering for the trade Invasion of the
orient. Representative business men
of all the big coast cities will take
pat In the excursion, and It Is hoped
that they will be able to establish
more friendly commercial ' relations
with Japanese houses. .
Accident In Auto Races.
Douglas, Isle of Man, Sept. 24.
Shortly after the Royal Auto club's
races began today P. D. Sirllng's Hut
ton car collided with a wall, demol
ishing It and dangerouHly injuring the
two occupants. The course Is danger
cms and It Is fuared there will be
Taft Loudly Cheered.
Bnlolt, Wis., Sept. 24. Judge
Taft arrived hre this morning
and was greeted by 2000. He
gave a brl f speech. '
Exact Kind That the
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BRYAX WILL NOT AXSVVEU
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. . OOSE'F4i TRi:PLYXpW.
"Bill" Bryan Unable to Give Answer
'? Iyelt's Reply Made Public
ft. Last NishtQueMlon . . Asktid,. Too
: .- .- MMMiiMe Answer Sen-
, Uuicnt la That Ilaukell Has Beet
ElUnlnated But Latter lit Finn In
Denial of Rumor.
Columbus, Sept 24. William J,
Bryan has his feathers trimmed last
night He read his trimmings before,
he emerged front his bed this morn
ing, when the Roosevelt answer was
presented to him in a morning paper.
The answer to his telegraphed demanl
for positive proof that Governor Has
kell of Texas was employed by th
Standard Oil company, came - last
night, and Roosevelt-llke, was concise,
convincing and fruit-bearing. The;
brief summary of. the reply which
cama from the executive is that the
court records show Haskell has been
employed M Hsarst charges stated,
and i which were ; later endorsed by
Roosevjlt precipitating . the ., lengths
telegtai)f from Bryan using mandatory
terms to' the executive, Bryan refused
to comment on the answer now, but
stated he might find answers to Roose
velt's questions later. He left at 1P.27
Haskell Seems Eliminated
It seems certain today that Gover
nor Haskell will be eliminated from,
the graft charges. It Is openly assert
ed by Bryan's friends that he has been
eliminated before, but Influential dem
ocrats demanded the governor ' bo
given a chance to prove the charge
untrue, ;. .
Guthrie, Okla., Sept. 24. Governor
Haskell denied the report today that
he has tendered his resignation, as .
treasurer of the national democratic)
committee, saying the report Is a
4 Fire Lomkc Reach Millions. '
Washington, Sept. 24. U. W.
Pullman, a government expert
Is Investigating the forest fire
4 Iocs. He wires Minnesota's Ions
alone may reach $10,000,000.
wn promises tu m y yt-"i v
' AConunuaa v iConUnu.a on w
j himself la the hold,