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VOL. XL NO. 53.
OMAHA, THURSDAY MORNING, Al'(UKT 2o, 19JU-TWFJ.VH PAGES.
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Attorney General Gives Opinion on
Proposition to Reopen Bal
' - lot Boxes.
Grand Aerie Will Not Transact Any
Further Business Until Matter
is Disposed Of.
ISSUE CLEAN CUT
"Old Guard Will Have All the Fight
Snow i:i Mountains and Rain in Val
They Want," is Strenuous
Colonel's Statement. ,
leys Biiaj Relief ta the
1HS WITH CANVASSING BOARDS
TO MAKE SPESCH AS PLANNED
TWENTY BODIES ARE FOUND
f.' I . .
I Action Should Be Taken When Neces
lary Affidavits Are Filed.
'RECOUNT FIGURES ARE LEGAL
lit it Duty of Board to Certf. f;
to State Board.
fCOUNTY ATTORNEYS DISAO.
l Lancaster Of flelals Hold that H
Re M4 Only r Or
Cenrt More Let
Attorney General Thompson. In reply to an
Inquiry frorii' Gaga oounty, held yesterday
morning that It Is proper and legal for-tha
canvassing boards to open tha ballot boxes
and recount tha ballots whan a recount Is
demanded and tha proper affidavits art
filed. Several county attorney have held
that the county canvassing boards have
.' no authority to open the ballot boxes and
count tha ballots untU ordered to do so
by the court Tha attorney general holds
further that after the recount Is made It
i- i he duty of the canvassing boards to
transmit to the state canvassing board tha
figures as shown by the recount.
Tha opinion of Attorney General Thomp
son declaring that If an affidavit la filed
(demanding 't, a recount must be made in
iany or all counties, will probably causa a
complete recanvass of tha votes cast In tha
Mayor Jim. sura of his nomination as It
stands, after hearing of tha attorney gen-
: Aral's opinion, said bo would not push the
.matter unless he was foroed to, but If Oov-
arnor SbjUenherger insists upon his recount
In a fe' oountiea Mayor Jim will coma
fcsck with his former demtna for a com
plete recanvass. Ninety-two affidavits
have already been issued from the Dahl
man headquarters, one to each eounty in
tha state, asking that tho vote be gone
over again and If the attorney general is
followed the county boards will all have
ao turn In new or verified figures.
'' raw Change to Fa.
" Thougn , somewhat abated owing to the
first news reoeived from Butler and Cass
oountiea, interest In tha recount of the
primary ballots Instituted by Governor
Shellenberger, was reported intense around
tha eeexutive offiss al Lincoln. During
' tha day tha governor received word that
tha recount In Butler county had resulted
In a net gain for Dahl man of one vote,
while Shalleaberger gained three rotas in
Cass county. i
To eulet the fears at local candidates
tuat t a .recount mlrit. Injure their aheaaee
Of" nomination "or change insults, several
attorneys, friendly to tha governor have
declared that no vote will be changed ex
tent OA governor, Dahlman and Shallen-
Because numerous eounty attorneys held
that scanty canvaealng , boards had no
right to open tha ballots and count them,
. tha governor asked the attorney general
for an opinion on the question. Tha at
torney general had already reoeived a let
ter from tha oounty clerk of Gaga oounty
on tha, same matter, so ha transmitted a
".copy of the letor to me ciers io iu
Attorney General Thompson, In answer to
an Inquiry from the oounty attorney of
Otoe oounty, has held that parties writing
In the name on a ballot, when tha name
klready appears on another ballot doea not
fvitlate the entire ballot. The oanvasslng
hoard, he says, should simply not count
he nam written in.
Can Uayor Demand Reeoantf
Uovernor Bhallanberger reoeived a latter
sent by Mayor Dahlman notifying him of
tha counties In whloh he has started pro
ceeding tor a recount of the primary bat.
lev The mayor served the nonoe on me
XiVnor so that ha oould have a repra-
seaiiatlve present ai ma m
o look after his lntereeta. Following era
kha oountie named: Phetpe, Holt. Boone,
ilrown, Dixon. Dundy, Box Butte, Dawson,
JCusier, Cherry, Han.llton, Johnson, Buf
falo, Clay, Lincoln. Knox, Kearney, Her
man, Bloux. Hitchcock. Polk, Webster.
Thurston, Franklin, Furnas. Antelope. Jef
ferson, York, Scotfe Bluff, Richardson,
JUd Willow, Greeley. Valley, Ooaper,
Wheeler, Burt, Frontier, Sheridan. Ne
maha, J'latte and Nuckolls.
In view of the aotlen of the mayor In
recounU following ths aotlon
f the governor, the question has been
tsiswl as to the right of tho mayor to de
mand a recount. Soma hold that in view
of the fact the mayor seams to have tha
nomination on tha fas of tha returns tier
I.' i.o fcd reason why ha should ask for a
I ii.i t ut tha ballots as ha cannot aat up
l he ha been defrauded out of the
l.omlnatlon by reason if error In the
marking of the toallots.
Considerable talk was caused around tha
Dahlman quarter by tha report that a
! representative of Bhallanberger In Omaha.
, Herdmen, had warned oca of tha Dehl
1 man men that Attorney General Toerup
,on would soon make his official declara
tion. Why Shallenberger" men should
know betorehano what tha attorney general
Kit gulng to any caused oraa Indignation
among the Dahlrnanltee.
Before word came from Lincoln stating
What the attorney general thinks about It,
Mayor Jim had been persuaded by confer
ences with several Omaha lawyers that
kolhlng could be done to foroe a recount
Sinless the question Js taken Into oourt.
At the same time he was assured that
there wna no legal method of stopping tha
various county board If they desired to
ejo on. Aa a reeult of this apparent help
'eesneea the mayor decided to wait until
h governor made a more and do hi bast
la watch all the recount that tho governor
jrceedet b getting made.
V The mayor a supporters very confidently
.expect an Increased majority la case of new
Counts alth many repetitions of the situa
tion In Nemaha where they say half a hun
dred populist votes had been counted for
tos)altata for Snal1eaerrr.
NEBRASKA CTTT. Aug. St (Special aTW
K-ram )-The anvaselng board completed
the recount of Otoe county on democratic
kJ-'m Uldates frr governor this evening. They
fuur.d a number of errors In favor of both
candidates, but they came iiul even save
five poptili1. votes credited to Shallen-
tCvlfaued on Second Pa;.)
BT. LOUIS, Aug. 14.-The grand aerie of
the Fraternal Order of Eagles at a secret
cession today refused to permit a delay
of tha report of tha trial committee which
last night Investigated charges that four
officers derived ili.ouo from the funds of
tha order. .
After being In session only a few minutes,
tha grand aerie ordered the report made at
1 o'clock tomorrow afternoon. A resolu-
' tlon was adopted providing that no busi
ness shall be transacted until after the
arses against the former officers have
n either sustained or overruled,
a trial committee remained In session
t o'clock this morning and many wit-
were examined. Tha charges grow
'fj. Vh alleged sale of paraphernalia to
aeries, upon which the grand pffl
v are said to have profited.
It Is said that B. F. Managhan of Phila
delphia, former, grand worthy president,
and Edward Krauss of Wilmington, Del.,
two of the accused members, made
speeches In their own behalf In tha trial,
which was held behind closed, doors. Man
aghan contended tha grand aerie had no
legal right to oonduot the trial, but he was
overruled. Martin Gray of New Haven,
Conn., and Thomas C. Hays of Newark, N.
3., the two other accused members, were
not present. President Frank E. Herrlr.;
of South Bend, Ind., and Trustee Theodore
Hell of California refused to reveal any of
Cool Wave Here;
May it Endure
Meronry Drops Fourteen Degrees Be
tween 6 and 8 F. M., and it
Seems Almost Chilly.
The promised cool wave seemed to arrive
In Omaha last night and thousands who
had been sweltering through the day en-
Joyed a cool Bleep. Up to S p. m. tha full
in temperature was not great but between
8 and I p. m. the mercury dropped 14
degrees coming down to 74, which seemed
It Is hoped that tha cool wave will prove
a little mora enduring than the cool
weather of Tuesday morning, which lasted
until about noon.
DEADWOOD 8. D.', Aug. . Speclal
Telegram.) Fnow Is falling tonight
throughout the Northern Black Hills, while
the meroury registers below forty degrees.
It Is raining and not so cold Ir. the val
leys and ' agricultural dlstrlots.
Fire Jbreatehs ;. ;
Printers Downstairs Did Not Enow of
Flames Until Firemen
Fire last evening threatened the plant
of tha Rees Printing company, at Tenth
and Harney streets, and the' flame did
about S2,000 damage in the engraving
rooms, on tha second floor before the fire
men (topped them,
Tha fire had gained some headway be
fore It waa discovered by A ' D. T. ' Watch
man Stevens. Meantime, there were
working- downstairs In the composing
rooms, the foreman, L. K. Wallace and
ten printers, Tbeae men did not know
flra had broken out until the fireman be
gan battering In the windows.
Samuel-Rees, head of the company, snld
ha thought the flra may have been, due
to crossed wires.
Fire Which Started in Business Block
Threatens to Destroy the
BUTTE. Mont,, Aug. 24. Deer Lodge,
a town of 2,000 people and a division for the
Chicago, Milwaukee at Puget Sound rail
way, la burning. An appeal for aid says tha
towa Is surrounded and appears to be
doomed. Chief Sanger of tha Butte flra de
partment la preparing to leave on a apodal
train with fire apparatus.
Tha flra la not due to forest conditions,
but started from unknown cauaes In a busi
ness block on Main street and spread rap-
Idly. The state penitentiary la In Deer
Lodge and tha guards are helping fight the
fire. Tha Inmates of the prison are In a
Kalaaaaao Oalaa tlx tr Per Oat.
WASHINGTON. Aug. 24. Tha population
of Kalaniaaoo. Mich., la 29,437, an Increase
of 16.033, or O.l par cent as compared with
14.404 in IX
Kaapa Kappa Gamma Coavsatloa.
BIXjOMINGTOT. Ind.. Au H. Tnr1v
marks tha formal opening ox the twanty
fifth annaal national convention of the
Kappa Kappa Gamma sororltv. Praaltn
UEdlth Stoner of Kansas City will preside at
me lira aumneaa session tousy.
George Barker, Sr., Rescues
Pole and Fish from Lake
In meet eases wban the fish takes the
pole and all and, figuratively speaking,
wslks off, tha Incident Is elesed. Not so
with George Barker, who oaa catch any
thing' from an atr of tha latest oomlo opara
to a woggla bug.
Mr. Barker earns to notice yesterday fol
lowing a discussion with his wife over tha
yvvimj vi n'lii wuaa
ana ha left home merely to pass a few
hours at the sport. An Incident of the dis
cussion was the remark from Mrs. Barker
that one doesn't need necesssrily to get
' " nniii. u
on atava at the task until long after dark,
That, of course, brought forth an explana-
If Others Oppose Principles, it is
BARNES KEEN FOR STRUGGLE
Opponents of Direct Primaries Will
Not Abdicate Position.
"NO COMPROMISE," SAYS GRD3C0M
County Chslrsiss Sara Membera la
Control of Tarty In State Mast
Go Report Circulated la
UTICA. N. T.. Aug. 24.-Colonel Roose
velt showed his Inclination to fight oppo
sition In New York today. When a state
ment by William Barnes, Jr., the Alhany
leader, to the effect that there would be
a fight In the convention against Its dom
ination by Mr. Roosevelt, was read to him,
"They will have all the fight they want.
I am only going to the convention because
that I feel that the Interests of the people
of New York demand the republican party
tie given a chance to stand squarely and,
uncomprhendlngly for clean, decent, honest
"I go to that . convention to make the
speech axactly a it had been planned, orig
inally, and w.hlle I hope there will be
enough good sense to prevent anyone op
posing the principles for which I stand,
yet, If they do oppose them then It Is their
own affair, and so far as I am concerned,
the Issue shall be absolutely clean cut."
Baraea Ready for Flaht.
NEW YORK, Aug. 24. Colonel Roose
velt's statement that if the "old guard"
desire a fight "they will have all the
fight they want" found William J.
Barnes, Jr., of Albany In an aggressive
attitude tonight. Mr. Barnes will meet
State Chairman Woodruff here tomor
row and go over a plan of campaign by
which they hope to win at tha coming
Colonel Roosevelt's statement was
shown Mr. Barnes and after reading It
carefully he said: "The opponents of
direct nominations, after tha contest they
have been through, will not violate the
principles for whloh they have been
fighting at ths dictation of anyone, and
it looks as If they would have to have
County Chairman Grlscom indicated to
callers late today that tnera was nothing
in the rport of a compromise by which
Vies President Sherman would be made
temporary, chalrma nef the state convert
tlon ' ind Colonel ndoaavelt would be
chosen permanent chairman. Mr. Grls
com's position is that the members of
the "old guard" now controlling the party
In tha stats must go.
Madriz on Way
to Costa Rica
Former President of Nicaragua and
Associates Will Leave Amapala on
WASHINGTON. Aug. 24. Dr. Madrts, tha
late president of tha Nlcaraguan govern
ment, is today on his way to Costa Rica,
according to a report from the Amerloan
consular agent at Amapala, Honduras, re
ceived at the State department today.
Madrlx, Irlas, Ortls, Va.ques and about
seventy other prominent figures of the
Madrlx faction in Nicaragua arrived at
Amapala Monday on the Paclfio Mall
steamer from Corlnto, tha American con
sular agent said. Without explaining the
reasons which prompted Madrlx to make
the trip, the report said the late president
had arranged to take a coastwise steamer
for Costa' Rica today. Nothing further was
given of tha plan of the former president.
Dr. Madrtg, a president of ths court of
Justice of the Central American republics,
resided for soma time In Costa Rica and
may Intend to make hi home In tha coun
try. American Consul Johnson st Corlnto in
formed the department that General Es
trada has ordered the release of 200 pris
oners confined on an Island near Corlnto.
These prisoners were to be released Sunday
night, aald the dispatch.
v.unsui uuvarea at manafua reported to
the State department that one of tha first
acta of General Estrada as president waa
to revlae tha tariff. All foodstuffs ware put
on ma rree ust until further orders.
ALLEGED PIRATE ARRAIGNED
Mam Who Attempted ta Rob Skip Has
ta Be Bapportad Whle Wir
raat la Read.
BAN FRANCISCO. Aug. 2.-Georgo
Washington Wise, charged with piracy on
the high seas in connection with tha at
tempted selsure of tha steamship Buckman,
and the murder of Captain E. V. Wood!
was ordered today by United States Com
missioner H. M. Wright to appear before
hlra next Monday for bis preliminary hear
ing. Wis Is In a pitiable state of ool
lapea and bad to be supported when h
tood to listen to tha reading of tha war-
tlon. Mr. Barker averred ha knew It wawt
necessary for one to Jump In and use his
hands when one has a pole and Una But
"You see. It was like thla"-and thereupon
tha truth wa out.
Mr. Barker had aa unusual experience In
catching hi fish, staying late and coming
" nw iin graoDea tUa Una, it
aeveiopoa. ana walked off with tk.
, and alL Thereupon Mr. Barker set himself
io me aaa or recovering the fish and all.
He did. Inside of two hours he had rescued
hi hook. line, sinker, doss and n.h
. me limpid water of Dome lake and ultl
j mately ha reached tha side of hi wlf Mr
i barker waa forgiven.
From the Philadelphia Inquirer.
TROOPS FOR MILITARY MEET
Samson Receives List of Five Thou
sand Soldiers to Be Here.
SOME TO RIDE, SOME MARCH
Visitors to Ak-Sar-Ben Festivities to
Witness All Branches of Uncle
Saan'a War Troopa la
, Omaha This Fall.
I Major Carr, commanding officer at Fort
Omaha, has completed . arrangements for '
the military maneuvers to be held st Fort
Omaha In connection with the Ak-Sar-Ben
fall festival. Seat ar to be erected over,
looking the parade grounds wltii a capacity
of S,000 persona Aside from the seats, there
will be ample room cn the grass for a
few additional thousands.
It is expected that two additional squad-
nmi o i thaT Seventh fairy wUl -be in
Omaha to take part 1 - trr - maneuvers.
The Second and Third squadron win make
a practice march from Fori Klley to Lin
coln and return and arrangements ar being
made whereby they may be brought to
Omaha for a day. These squadron wl I
prove a big addition to the troop already
promised. About 6,000 soldiers will take
Troopa tm Ba Here.
The following list of organizations which
will take part has been given out by the
chief quartermaster. Department of the
' Fourth Infantry Ueadabarters. band. M.
G. 1'. and seven companies, Fort Klley to
JJes Moines and thence to Omaha by rail.
Thirteenth Infantry Headquarters, bana,
M. G. P., First and Second battalions. Fori
Kiley to Uea Moines by rail, then by rail
to Fort Leavenworth via Omaha.
Seventh Cavalry Band. M. G. P. and
First squadron, Fort Kiley to Des Moines
by rail, Des Moines to Omaha by rall-and
Omaha to Fort Klley by marcnlng.
Company K, Euglneere Fort Klley to Des
Moines, tnence to Fort Leavenworth via
Omaha, all by rail.
Company I, Signal Corps Fort Riley to
Des Moines, thence Des Moines to Fort
D. A. Kuabell via Omaha, all by rail.
Detachment Cooks and Bakers Fort Riley
to Des Moines, thence Des Molns to Fort
Klley via Omaha, all by rati.
Company A, Hospital Corps Fort Riley
to Dee Moines, thence to Fort D. A. Rus
sell via Omaha, all by rail.
Battery K, Fifth Field Artillery From
Fort Dea Moines by marching to tourna
ment grounds, thence to Fort Leavenworth
via Omaha by rail.
Fifteenth Cavalry, Second Squadron
From Fort Leavenworth to Des Moines by
rail, Dea Moines to Omaha by rail.
LUMBERMEN BEGIN FIGHT
Two Hundred Southern Mill Men Pro
test Aa-atust Xtw Division
' of Rates.
ST. TjOTTIB. Aus-. 24. What may become
nation wide flffht asalnst Increases in
freight ratt and agitation by carrier of-
flciala. started at a conference of nearly
200 southern lumbermen her today. They
mhiMi in nratest axalnst tha action of
tha trunk lines railroad In cutting them
off from the division or rata that nave
heretofore bean In effect.
C. D. Johnson of St. Louis, presided and
Wesley T. Christina, editor of a Chicago
lumbar Journal, was ons of the principal
Luther M. Walter of Chicago, an attor
ney for tha Interstate Commerce Com
mission, advised the lumbermen to begin
an organised movement, taking their cases
before the Interstate Commerce commission
and asking that the new tariffs which will
go Into effect September 24. be held up
pending further Investigation.
The want ad pages
make the bargain
If you have a thing to sell at a
bargain, use a Bee want ad.
If you wish something at a bar
gain you will find It in these col
umns, no doubt
If you do not, It Is a matter of
ay, 25 centa, to get In touch with
the person who is anxous to sell
you Just what you wish.
Call Tyler 1000 and the want
ad man will write your ad and
The Job Is over.
Everybody reads Beo
Hoke Smith Named
Former Secretary of the Interior
Wins Hot Fight in State
ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 24. Hoke Smith of
Atlanta probably will be the next governor
of Georgia.' One of Georgia's oldest con
gressmen in point of service. L. F. Llvlng
(ton, was defeated for renomlnatlon in a
campaign in which his alleged support of
the so-called Cannon rules at the organiza
tion of ths house last winter was made, a
principal Issue. Last' night's reports from
Congressman Howard's district were that
he had been defeated by S. J. Trlbble, but
about noon today' the returna made the
result in this district' ths Eighth) doubt
ful. . ' .. -Z '
: Govornor Joseph 8., Brown's manager to
day conceded Hoke Smith's. election, under
tha oounty unit ruie, . One hundred and,
eight-five votes in the state convention are
necessary ;,td elect', ' and' Mr. Smith has
fifteen over this . figure, according to the
most conservative estimates. t
ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 24. Two prisoners
In the county jail here yesterday attempted
to kill themselves when denied the privi
lege of hearing the election returns.
They said that to be in Jail on election day
In Georgia waa Insupportable and they
kept tho turnkey on the run for a few min
utes, for both attempted suicide at the
tame time. A. J Hammond strangled him
self : into a semi-conscious condition with
a knotted handkerchief, and Harry George
was found in the act of hanging himself
to the ceiling with a pair of suspenders.
Blth men are middle-aged.
Frauds in Sale
Federal Grand Jnry Will Look Into
Alleged Illegal Trans- '
CHICAGO, Aug. 24. The federal granu
Judy which has been investigating the so
called Beef trust will. It was learned today,
look Into charges of fraud In connection
with the manufacture and sals of but
terine. This waa learned when five wltneases,
brought here from the federal prison at
Fort Leavenworth, appeared in the offtca
of United States marshal. The witnesses
are William Broadwell and Samuel Dries
bach, convloted butter "moonshiners," and
three others recently - convicted at Mil
waukee of similar offenses.
Two month ago a grand Jury mad an
Investigation of tha chargea, bat failed
to reach what the government was after,
namely, the men "higher up."
ENOCH ARDEN UP TO DATE
Indiana Maa Returns After Four
Years and Polios Ckarsra Woman
INDIANAPOLIS. Aug. 24.-After being for
four years supposed to be dad, Samuel
Stephens came back to Ufa and to his wife
last night, found her the wife oC another,
known to her friends and neighbors as
Mra William Hall. 94 Hosbrook street.
Just before Mra (Stephens was arrested
today on a oterga of bigamy made by th
police, Stephens went to the home and took
away with him, Fred, aged 6, who waa a
baby of 1 years when his father left home.
Stephens then disappeared.
'' 0t v. A ' . . .
Indicted Congressman Says
Figures Will Reveal Facts
FRANKLIN, Pa. Aug. 14. Joseph C.
Sibley of this city, whose arrest on a
"charge of conspiracy to bribe and de
bauch voters of Warren county," followed
his resignation as republican nominee for
oongress In the Twenty-eighth Pennsyl
vania district yesterday, ha Issued a
statement In whloh he expresses the hope
that a full and exhaustive audit of his
cstr.paign expense account will go on as
"The audit," says Mr. Sibley's statement,
"will give m real opportunity to present
my side of the case and emphatically deny
the rumor that have been circulated and
Inspired bv my political enemies,"
S IV ' -Jaw. "A . F -w ' a;
"A - I V.
KOREA ANNEXED BY JAPAN
Texts of Convention Communicated to
DOCUMENT SIGNED MONDAY
It Will Become Effective Monday or
Tuesday of Kelt Week Fesn
of Berloaa Disorders la
TOKIO. Aug. 24.-The text of the conVen
'Jon under which Korea is annexed to Japan
was communicated at 11 o'clock thla morn
ing to the representatives of the powers.
, Tho document which, according to now
established facts, was signed August 22,
will be effective when officially promul
gated. Tbl will be, according, to some of
the ministers, August !s, or August so, when
the independent existence of the hermit
kingdom, the struggle for ' Whose " fcontrol
started the Riisso:J.apanese war, will cease.
Baron Hlrata. minister . of ' the interior,
summoned the proprietors of all the Jap
anese newspapers to his cabinet today and
requested them to publish no unauthorative
Information regarding the situation in
Korea. He pointed out that such' publica
tion under existing conditions would only
make tho task of the Japanese government
The newspapers agreed to his wishe and
nothing regarding the annexation, beyond
official atatementa will be published here
before the publication of tha promulgation
of the convention.
The Japanese government, which already
has a largs number of representatives in
Korea, will be prepared to take over the
machinery of administration In Korea with
Considerable uneasiness I reported at
Seoul owing to the circulation of threats
of disorder following the annexation. These
emanate, according to the view taken here,
from malcontents who. have not received
ths consideration whloh they think their
due in the provision made by the conven
tion for the future of the Korean royal
family, noble -and official.
Sporadic outbreaks in protest against ths
absorption of Korea by Japan are antici
pated, but serious rioting or even wide
spread objection from the Koreans to the
annexation are not expected.
GRISCOW VVILL NOT TALK
Jfew York Chairman Refuses to 1)1-
eaaa Humor at Another Meeting;
of lie publican Committee.
NEW YORK, Aug. 14. A special meeting
of the republican atate committee to solve
the question of, who shall ba temporary
chairman and thereby prevent a fight on
tha floor of tha state convention, was a
subject which Lloyd C. Grlscom, New York
oounty chairman, would not dlsouss today.
Mr. Orlsoom did not deny that he had
received word from several state committee
men who had voted In committee for Mr.
Sherman for temporary chairman that they
were ready to Join tha so-called "progress
StA Chairman Woodruff will be in, town
tomorrow to plan ha fight in tha repub
lican primaries where the next test will be
had of ths forces that are now struggling
for the control of the state.
Lebanon Has State Bank.
PIEl..., B. D., Aug. .-(SpeclaI.)-Ar-tlcles
of Incorporation wer filed today for
the Cltlxene' State bank of Lebanon, with
a capital of $10,000. Incorporators, J. J.
McGlnty. R. D. Sprague, Caledonia, Minn.;,
Daniel Carroll, S. N. Booker and a number
of other residents of Lebanon.
Mr. Elbley also say he will atand the
audit In Warren on next Monday, "If they
have to carry me there on a stretcher."
Lawyer both here and In Warren are
divided In opinion concerning the validity
of the warranta served on Mr. Sibley and
tha co-defendants. The dels of the pri
maries as sutsd In tha Informations was
given as Juns 11, 1910, wheress the pri
maries nominating Mr. Sibley were held
on June 4.
Mr. Blbley'a attorneys asiert this dis
crepancy lll nereksltate the rewrvln of
the warrant, while attorneys for tr.s War
ren County Civic league, tnstJgaiora of the
prosactiUxn, assert the difference in dates
wtU eausa na Amimm.
Employes of Forest Service Bureau
Burn to Death Neir Avery.
ONE HUNDRED ' FORESTERS DEAD
All Other Men Employed in Idaho
Are Sepcrted Safe.
FIRES ARE ADVANCING SLOWLY
Strategy of Maa Aided by Itnln and
Snovr Are Mowly Overcoming tha
Flamm Mat of Mlln
WALLACE, Ma.. Aug H.-fiilt.M !
Forest Supervisor W. R. Wel,;l th'.t
afternoon, Issued a statement that 1H of
his forest employes have ben killed. Tht
dead are distributed at follows:
Grand Forks, SO.
Boulder Creek, 1.
Hlg Creek, W
Placer Creek, 1
Tine Creek. J.
Setser Creek, 20.
Ruck Creek, 20.
If these mlsslnfj are dear, the Coour
d'Alcne national forest will have suffered
a loss of 188 men, .
MlKPOl'LA. !nnt.. Ann. 14. A heavy
fall .of snow In the .mountains and rain In
the valleys has done much toward bringing
the forest fires under control. The storm
was extended over an area of .100 mllei
Kquare, goli.g as far east as Helena and
taking In the Coeur d'Alene district.
At 11 o'clock today rain was reported fall
ing copiously in Paradise, the farthest
western point reached by the officials of
the Northern Pacific. Saltese and St. Rel
tend similar reports. Latest reports Indi
cate tlu storm la continuing. Supervisor
Kinney of the Missoula national forest ha
received word from more ranger station
In his district saying the storm Is general.
He has sent out word to all managera to
keep the fire fighter at their post.
Twenty Bodies Fossil,
AVERY, Idaho, Aug. 24.-The bodle of
twenty forest service men have bean
found near here. , '
. The bodels of twenty employe of th
United States forest service were found
within a tadlua of qn mil on Setser creek
yesterday by a searching party headed by
Deputy Sheriff Charles J. Sullivan and Ed-'
ward Bttssett. . a..!'' -
It is feared Other bodle will be found
when the trail is opened to 'Avery so that
a large number of searchers , may he
sent out. i ,
It was known that a party of forest
rangers and guards had been fighting fires
on Sester creek and a . flying column of
eight men wa made up her to seek the
The unfortunates had died where they
fell of suffocutlon, and the bodies charred
beyond recognition. Only two bodies could
be Identified those of Patrick Qroggan and
G. A. Blodsett, both of Butte.
The latter waa identified by his union
card. No trace remained of the rangers'
camp. Even the fish in the creek has
been killed by the heat
The Milwaukee railroad has set 800 bridge
carpenters at work on the reconstruction
of its bridges.
Two Japanese railroad omployes who
had been fighting fir emerged from ths
woods near here last night, severely
burned, and reported that ten of their
fellow laborers had perished. Four negro
soldiers of Company O, Twenty-fifth
United States Infantry, are still missing.
Fires Advancing "lowly.
SPOKANE. Wash., Aug. 2t-Foreet flraa
continued to advance through the moun
tains of Idaho and Montana today, but
more slowly, and, although thouaands of
majestic pine trees ar destroyed, It Is
believed the strategy of man has triumphed
over the fury of flames and wind.
In, th state of Washington the fire still
burning are of no consequence.
The list of dead in this state has baea
reduced to alx, and the loss to property
waa not large except In th timber of th
Pend d'Orellle valley.
In Montana, where the number of fire
fighter ha been greatly increased and
whither large number of United States
soldiers are hastening, rain ha fallen, with
promise of more. In Idaho th hoped-for
rain did not coma, but the towns and
ranches are out of danger, and with human
life no longer threatened, the flra fighter
ar able to wage war directly upon great
fire masses In the woods. Th most dls
agieeable new today cams from Sand
Point Idaho, to the effect that the flra
at tha upper edge of Fend d'Orellle lake
A fire on Independence creek Is approach
ing Abtol. which is a'so threatened from
another direction. Destructive fire pre
vail In th mountains and there will be
much mutton roasud unless the sheep
I men osn drive their (u'eat flocks to safety.
; Forest Ranger Joseph n. Halm has a
j small crew of men, and has been missing
j Mnre Saturday, when l.e was fighting
fire on the Pip Fork of the Couer d'Alene
i liver. Halm was fonnei-lj a star athlete
of the WaihluKtoit state collexe.
Near Cabinet, Idaho, J. Harris and J.
Plank, fire f'Khtoru, were liurr.ed to death.
Their bodies l'.ave been rsccovtil, At Tus.
i ar. Mont., A. (J. liormtto as burned t
Ceafli, and his body was recovered and
hurled. This makes Montana death total
The only report which reached the forest
service thin mornin- of the Situation In ths
northwest was from 1 1 . t l-t Forester
Grer.ly at M.sm;u1.-i. M -. Creely urged on
the bureau the nrel of mure assistance ta
iroisct the tewis ar:1 uctlcn.onts within
the stricken dutrict. Although the altuatlo
cn the Flutlieal Ir.iiian reservation, Moil-
I tina, is considered serious, Superintendent
Moigan in a ti'l.grsm to the Indian bureau
this morning ajs ir.ey are In better shapt
than si.) of tie surrounding country. H
reporis vUM ?!:ir on the reservation nol
under oi.uli.il and that tho firfts surrounding
tl.o r.icrvutluti are being driven toward
! ii i a;d, winds.
.Much illffloulty Is being experienced by
the reservation officials in securing any
kind of labor to fight the fires. Th L-..
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