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   Bakersfield Morning Echo (Newspaper) - February 8, 1912, Bakersfield, California                                 TOB fobjcueribV  í ALL THE NEWS I I ALL THE TIME ]  3  ECHO  P<'p r. i  EGHO WANT ADS I GET MOST REPLIES f  VOLUME 33. NUMBER 100.  bakersfield, cal., thub&day, february 8.1912,  TEN PAGES.  price five CEOTS  BLODGET SOUGHT TO WARD OFF  an  His Letters to Heal Show-Ut- Work oil Hard to Avert Disaster.  hoped royalties  would save day  (Javi- Howls to Pay Debts; lîlodpjct'.s Opinion of It. M Donald.  MADERO REFUSES TO «TWO  POISONED HIS WIFE WITH CYANIDE; TO BE ELECTROCUTED  War itnd Interior Department Heads Said to be Disloyal.  NEW PRESIDENT  HAS A TOUGH JOB  His Own Friends Say He is a Failure; Rebellion Situation Quiet.  T HEXT REPRES  ML  House Democrats Order Investigation of Wall St. Combination.  ENftTNE (MS MEET AT  BRYAN COMES IN  TOR CRITICISM  Banking Committee Resents IDs Alleged Unjust Imputation.  foe two hours yesterday afternoon H. A. filwlget sat on the wit-ife«H 'stand while Attorney R. - P. Heimhall, at the request of the Union Oil Company arid the Kern Valley Hank, read Into the record in the Sun hp» Road Oil foreel «Bureau It the letter« which Blodget wrote to <'■ N. Heal la the early pttrt of 10 00.  At Unit time the Union had tak-wi possesion of the Sunset Road Oil Company and Blodget, who was manager of the latter company, had on his hand» the settlement of many  minor matter« in connection w*ih .  rob< ,,  an<1 lt then  Madoro end-! Tremon In the week beginning;  l . h .?,. F^li fj® 1 . 4 *™.ed the interview. Scores of the March 1.7th. McFarland's counsel  (By.AjJ80Ciate«J Presp) MEXICO CITY, IVsb. 7.—"for no f'easofi'wm I fcMSngA any of my ministers. They are all honorable men. They are patriotic and I wilt not permit them to be slandered as you «r e  slandering thorn." With these words President Madero tonight dismissed a body of anti-electionlats who were trying to persuade him to remove the ministers of war, and tho interior.  The spokesman of the party told  the President that these two mem- ___________________ ________ ____  bers of Ms cabinet were aiding the; mere to die In the electric chair at, committee.  (By Afisocftged Prees) WAfiHiNOTON, , Feb. -'7 Democrats an  The  250 Kern Gountians Attend Board of Trade Boost Affair; Land Company Will Provide Lands  for Bona Fide Settlers; Barlow Again h Elected President.  The necessity of getting together for the promotion of all the interests of the county, the elimination of the knocker, the need of better roads and interurban lines to give quicker and better means of communication, and thd division of the great land holdings so that the count.y'3 farming and horticultural resources may be adequately developed, were the dominant notes In the speeches delivered last night at the Board of Trade banquet, where a total of more than 250 plates were laid for the accommodation of the largest and most representative gathering of business' men that ever sat down to a banquet in the city of Bakersfield.  nocrata |a caucus toitlghC ordernd P^cttcai y at nana- was jnaicatetí  Good Spirit Prevails. That the first two requisities are practically at hand* was indicated by  ... , " " * - ' a».  House on banking, JttdJfiiary and. interstate comäierc« :  Jointly wtti conduct the inquiry.  During the debate. W. 3. Bryan wag sharply criticized for his imputation that the banking committee leaned toward» the W»H «treet Inter-  ______ _ _________ ___________ eats, and a resolution , was passed  ed~ today""by Chief Justice (¿¿m-Impressing Ite confidence la that  Th«„ standing oí . th*  NEWARK, N. I., Feb. 7.—-Allison MoFftrland, found guilty of having poisoned his wife, -Evelyn, with cyanide of potassium, was sentenc-  daily from Beai urging him to malte  President's supporters of six months  his  haste in getting in outstanding ■ sneculatine on  bonds .ho that they could be eiidors-  <ux>  ?? £  «■il with the clause subordinating  ! to carr >  the  «> untP > through  them to the lease, and was facing law .suit* ami standing off creditors of the Koad Oil Company who flocked from every hand demanding settlements oil back pay lolls, materials king since furnished, arrears of royiilties ¡met delinquent taxes.  Itl<xlt><'1 l.ooked for Royalties.  Hlodget. was looking forward to the royalties that were to accrue under the ('nion's lease to extricate the Sonnet Road Oil Company from 11k financial embarrassments, and was lighting for time. ilia letters to Ileal wore crisp, spicy and picturesque and they bteathed the (treat l: of ha tile.  Twit director» of the Midway Oil Company who called to see when their ■ovalli'K would forthcoming a i.re described as bold buccaneers. |  Another importunate attorn« y for j Home creditor "had a jjall T. B. li.' j Stlil another had been referred to] Heal and the hitter notifying Heal I of tiie tact advised the latter that he [ probably would he snatched baldl hendiMi. but (Hal Meal would bet-1 ler inioriu -the creditor that he I would be paid in the sweet bv audi by. " i  A  get.':  give let h The was  65  ability the  crisis. The element giving tho most trouble Is that which followed Ma-dero through the revolution. They charge him with failure to put Into ■effect the reforms he promised.  Orov.co Refuses Governorship.  FL PASO, Feb. 7.—Abraham Gonzales, Constitutional Goernor of Chihuahua is expected to resume that office, according to a telegram from Juarez tonight. General Oroz-co refused the office of Governor tendered him by the State Assembly.  Home Trains Running.  EI, PASO, Feb. 7.—National' trains are operating south to Chihuahua i , -today as usual, but the Mexico *vept Northwestern, owned by the Pearson syndicate, of New York and London, has annulled all trains until further orders. Mexican rebe'.s burned several bridges last night south of Santa Soila, which is 10f>  says he will appeal.  CAIN IMPRISONS  AT  miles south of itere.  delegates from  hawaii for taft  Alive Until by Moans of A if None Hurt.  ivese.ued Pipes;  WcKlnley. WASHINGTON, Feb, 7. — The new Republican coaffreastonal campaign committee, »elected by the caucus yeaterdajr «¡111 meet tomorrow to compteie lta :0tsanl2aUoa for the coming campaign. Congressman W. B. fcfeKlnley of Illinois will be re-elected chaiiraan.  Tariff Hearing Begins.  WASHINGTON, Feb. 7.—The Senate committee on finance today began a series of hearings on the House steel "^tariff revision bill, which would ductlon of 35 ent tariff law. 'The hearing marked the first real work of the 8enate on the tariff question at this session of Congress.  No attempt has been made to limit the hearing, but Chairman Penrose has indicated a view that the  nér lù which the selection of an executive committee for the ensuing year w&à disposed t»f by the election of the 61d committee In a lump without a dtéseoting voice.  The hope of an' interurban railway system* was left in a rather nebulous state, but the good news already announced in the ECHO that the Kern County Land Company is planning to enlarge its land department and will offer lands to every bona fide homeseeker who is in or may come to the county was proclaimed as a message from H. A. Jastro, general manager of the company, who was too ill to be present in person:  Dining Room Crowded.  Thè Southern's spacious dining room proved far too email for the crowd that gatherel, and it was necessary , to accommodate the overflow in the grill. When the speaking be-  made a brief speech on the subject of financing the Board of Trade "You have no idea, gentlmen, what that 93-94 means to this executive committee. We have developed in the last two years a most artistic set of beggars, but I teH yon  Numi« FOR EM  President Likely to Send in His Name to Senate « Todav.  HOOK LOSES AT  LAST MOMÄHT  Too Many Objections Kansas Judge; Secretary Favored.  to  (By Associated Press) WASHINGTON, Feb. 7.—Tfc* vacancy In the Supreme Coqtí taMfc. the fifth that has occorrW «OTtag-the present administration, - jill»ot»-bly will be filled tomorrow Jar U»«  right now that It is'no task to put appointment of Secretary J^O 0 "^ upon a set of business men to ex- meroe and Labor Charles F„ «»pi. pect them to go around and beg'It was «apposed that Jauge W. C.  gan, however, the overflow ban-ake an average re-' queters came to the main dining er cent in the prea- room and occupiel the standing room around the walls. Host Tege-ler of the Southern met the unexpected demands on himself and his staff in a very capable manner and the banquet went off in a most enjoyable manner. Nearly everything on the menu was a Kern oounty-.  committee may be able to finish the product and t|he range of Kern's hearing In alv>„t, three weeks and' agricultural and horticultural re-  then proceed Co consider the bill in execulive session and make prompt report to the Senate.  To Bomioun James J. Hill. WASHINGTON, Feb. 7.—James  (By Associated Press.) AMADOR CITY, Cal., Feb. 7. — Sixty-five miner» were imprisoned _____ _ _  by a cavein at the Bunker Kill mine geant" at'aTuis, ¿nd" wanted""as a  sources was well exemplified.  It was well on toward 10 o'c.1<k U when the feast began, and as a consequence the speeches were limited to five minutes each. Few exceed  J. Hilli, the railroad builder, waB this limit, but what was lost in sought tonight by the House ser- *  i I HI t Oiil !?.;i n I nil' in to lilod- i "inn. to nive hi lit the third de-I "but il' lit- (-¡line to seoi'f," the j • Mini, "lie remained to pray." ;  : Hlllo illt plVss i Oil th:M Hk:dfl'.'t ', holding bis own was «¡ven in a j lal-'r li<t (er, written at a time wlv-iii the SunsH Hoad Oil ■Company was' "composing" with its creditors by I giving them bonds in pajnient of j 1 heir bills. They positively refused) to taK.' anything but cash, at first, I thr leiicr .-aid, but they iiiVHriabl> ' cuccu r l bed v. itli v.ood grtice.  tirtlinu Stale Willi iilodKet.  Mar!.* iu l-'ebruary, liMli», lllodgct wt-oii', "tin. u<■ vi• 11y uv this UiitiH: has  Worn oil will........ A little later he  ¡islie-:! lieal's opinion on the subject o| hiring a lawyer for a >ear at i'' 1 " 1  .-Mid pa>inn him in botuls. A of law .Miits against the v. ere pending anil more prn.-ped. Ileal wtoie back duel belle! bile the lawyer years  ; ,o l;e could earn a  liovi'i'tmr AUlri<li Call> on the liruskiiiis to Support 'i'heo-dui'e ll<H»sevelt.  late this afternoon. The breaking j of the main shaft cable caused the j collapse of the supports and the entrance was filled with rocks. To->'<>. night by means of air pipes, the lm-' prisoned men reported that none were killed, if the air pipes can be i kept clear, it is believed nil the men I will be rescued tomorrow.  s.j i  --Hawaii's I  iiiiii 1 , I OIII|i Were  that luv !  w led  li- m ti. n con.siHu  I he.,e  let 1er. i < ; v. a..  MM  ■red with tie  had  11, i u i d < bond.  >aui<l Hbtmetl b\  ed with li desire to it. O. matters," Another Mated that  t:et ! ¡leu, Kiey  .i,  ano  ile  Ili)- Assoeiat<"d Pr. HONOf.rLI.;, Feb. 7 j delegates to the ltcpublican national j convention wen* today insti ucied to ¡support President Taft.  Asks Sup|H»it I'oi' liiMiscvclt.  LINCOLN, Neb., Feb. 7.- -That I the Republicans .should unite in ■ supporting Theodore Roosevelt. is the closing statement of a synopsis | oi the presidential situation given ioul here today by (lovernor Chester 111. Aldrii h. (liivi'inur Aldrich ori-ginally was a I.a KoHetie man.  PEACE REIGNS E  STATEHOOD NEAR FOR ARI20NANS  I'KKSIDKNT TAFT TO SKi.N PUO-CLAMATION OF STATFHOOD OX \i;\T MOMMY  witness before the Stanley steel investigation committee which would like to hear him tell of his lease of Lake Suprior ore fields to the United States steel corporation. He may appear Monday.  Press at Convention.  WASHINGTON, Feb. 7.—Jose-phus Danio's of Raleigh, N. C., who is in charge of the press section at the Democratic national convention, today named J. D. Preston and C. Hfl. .Mann, as superintendents of the Senate and House press galleries, respectively, as sergeants at arms in charge of the convention press di-| vision. All requests for the press i stand at tho convention should be ] addressed to Charles S. Albert', J chairman of the standing conunlt-toe ou correspondence, the Senate, I Washington.  Xo I.otui for Honduras, j WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, — The ; treaty with Honduras, whereby the ' United States is to furnish Î110,- twelve 000,000 to refund the debt of Hon-  gooc j  length was made up Ln snap and ginger.  Barlow in Toastmaster.  Chairman C. A. Barlow of the Board of Trade was toastmaster, and kept the proceedings on the high gear throughout. He opened the speaking with the statement  $10 and 120 from Tom, Dick and Harry. I want to say right now on behalf of the incoming committee that it 1« up to the citizens who contributed last year to the board's fund, to send the same amount or more to the secretary this year unsolicited. I want every man in the room who refuses to do that to stand. up."  Nobody stood up except the long row of banqueters from the grill who were unprovided with facilities for* doing anything else.  Keynote is fkmndied.  Then Mr. Barlow struck the first dominant note of the evening. "Gentlemen," he said, "the time has come when Bakersfield is to take a step forward toward becoming a metropolitan city, or she always will remain what she has been In the past, a country town." He touched briefly on the need of interurban railways, to bind the communities of the county together ana center the trade of the farming districts of this city.  Then he called for nomination« for members of the executive committee for the ensuing year, saying thai while the speaking was ln progress the citizens could be making their selections and write them on cards distributed for the purpose.  Praise for Board.  Alfred Harrell was on his feet before Mr. Barlow had finished: "I think I voice the sentiments of the gathering here tonight when I suggest the reelection of the men who have served the community in that capacity so tfell during the past two years," he said.  "I have known of the work of  thatin order that the citizens assetn-1 Boards of Trale on former years," hied might know what the Board  !  he continued, "and I can say that I of Trale has been doing iu the past j have never known a committee to year he would call for the report of work together more harmoniously the secretary, T. P. Burke, "to and faithfully than these men, C. whom the citizens of Bakersfield j A. Barlow, Fred H. Hall, I,eo. G.  Hook of Kansas was slated Mr the plaoe but at today's cabinet meeting be was practically eliminated from the Met. It was »eam«d tonight that President' taft made clear his intention of naming Nagel. Jjouis Marshall of New York and Juttua Itos»nwald of Chicago are mentioned as the possible mrodMMor of Secretary Naget.  Protest Against Hook.  WASHINGTON, Feb. 7—Following an hour's eeaion of the four lawyers in President's cabinet today. It became known that the proposed nomination of Judge Wm. C. Hook of Kansas to the Supreme Cpurt had been held up.  According to Kansans the latfest protests against Judge Hook have grown out of an Oklahoma oas» in which an attempt was made to secure dining car and sleeping car privileges for negroes. The United States Court, Judge Hook concurring, decided that It was optional with the railroad to furnish these oars for negroes. Representatives Anthony of Kansas to'd President Taft that many negroes in his state had withdrawn their protests against Judge Hood.  IS  county owe a vote of  and Kern thanks."  Cheei-s for Burke.  Burke was received with cheers, and when somebody shouted "who's all right?" a dozen voices were ready with the quick response "Tom Burke."  Burke's report, which covered the work of the past year briefly, was punctuated with frequent applause which swelled to a road of approval and laughter when he announced at the end that the board closed the months with $3.94 to the  DIHTIUCT ATTORNEY 1AIMÏW SPENDS DAY H.EKR TO LINK CP KÖHCRH.  IIIoo-e(.  ■le lian - i ¡I  :¡. A!.  I l-'Unr and alili-ions w e' Douai.I. <,;-!:: hank ,o X, ,  <«<»\ I K\MI \T FOrU'KS COMK  oi I YirToKiors: MOP, ; \< 111 S (iLNKHAL.v  ( Bv Associated Press) WASHINGTON, Feb. 7—With the' arriva's at the capital tonight of j lt -M Kirk, Associate Secretary of I Arizona, bearing a certilied copy of, tho returns she state election, all is in readiness ¡'er the issuance of' the President's proclamation trans-, forming tho territory into a slate.  Kirk is exiiei-ted to cull on the President tomorrow or Friday. The peop'e of Arizona wihli the proclamation whieh is effective, when issued to be signed on February 12, Lincoln's birthday. A copy of the proclamation will be soul, to the cap-  duras, was shelved in the Senate today when that body was officially notified by Wall Street of its withdrawal from the plan. The time j fcr confirmation by Honduras of' the- loan expired. I  Mr. Bariow followed up the report with a brief speech on the financing of the Board of Trade. I Following the reading of the sec-1 retarv's report President Barlow'  Pauly, J. C. Payne, W. W. Ke'ly, H. A. Blodget, E. IL. Hayes, R. J. Brown and E. M. Roberta. I move the reelection of these nine men."  Many men shouted a second, among them Charles N. Sears, who added a few words of appreciation of the efforts of the committee in the past.  Mr. Harrell was about to put the motion, when R. G. Ballagh, who said that he was sure he was voicing the wish of several members of the committee when he placed iu nominat'on the name of H. A. Johnson.  Johnson's name was received with cheers, and cries of "speech." There was so much clamor, however, that Johnson was not given even a (Continued on page ten)  A:>sm-iai.eU Pr<  ilal of the n :!;'.>•■; therv.ii' '■:!; Lei-i  late  !-'ei>  und wiihlu UO ili'M-ruur shall ' Ilei Vol' the ■Y„ l "¡i i ted  :i M  Y::;  kliou,  ¡'oi ; ion ill Ilk i-:  lie lett. v.-1 iter  : - . i t i  ' IC.IfM .!  V- lii!" w i t 11 fi i or Weil;;; Mc-indeci-Ail  11 '■..: -.1  A:>sm-iai.eU Pr<  !-'ei>  ' IC.IfM .!  V- lii!" w i t 11 fi i or Weil;;; Mc-indeci-Ail     .......... a Piava. l"a W    "! l lie          (1er ■ ' e'-e-. loie .eluil,    ■i from    pacl-      l'y in:: lie- i ' i e ! ,11-,,', ¡1)    '.••' of .\l    inabi      alili ehias lie    U'P: il'I'S! ; 1 > •    new      be! e-.',: i e ! e,. . ;  iV .'l' .„. J >| ] e i |- ;„    ' I .-''''I . >    te-  ■d in      if ■ - ■ ; : : ' i . ' i Q : '. '. > :        : Voi !  Uve-      ¡1 the iMiùta! of i        nere 1 I .1 !■ -      e.!.' e.f Januar.- H - ; h  lu- ke int.. the pet,        IM. b  an il      lynched Ge-nc-rals Fla.    io Aliale    , Me-      dardo A If.irò, ripiano    P.1 e.-', M    a'IUei      Serrano and* other rob    •1 ieaiK-1-    . The      genera's iiere shot iu    11'.'.'• i r Ce !    . all'i     H - - ir  bodi.  SECURE $75,000  HOC K ISLAND KXl'ltKSS NKAI5 H I ULHL T, Al'.lv., HKLD ( P IÌY FI VF. MKN.  i By AsiO'-iated Press. ' M KM PHIS, Feb. 7. Five men plundered the mail und express cais of Kock Islt'.ml train No. -i:î near I ilurlhut, Ark., early todav and  INTRIGUE Oil FOOT jRUEF On HAND AT TO OUST ftSQUlTH SCHMITZ TRIAL  Seeking the Democratic nomination for Congress from the new valley district, District Attorney "W. H. Larew of Madera i.dumy, spent yesterday in Bakersfield arranging his political fences. Mr. Uirew is a well known attorney of the San Joaquin valley having been a resident of Madera for many years. He stands well in the northern San Joaquin and will give District Attorney Denver S. Church of Fresno county a warm race for tfie nomination.  Mr. Larew greeted many members of both leading parties «n his visit hero and will no doubt get a good share of the local Democratic vote.  E  i Iìy Ai LONDON, Feb. tlay j. i i 11 is a story  ten  a'.vay with 'heir boot an alarm wa.-. sprea  H - - ir  bodi.  e t'y. »ieil,  n; ul ü-  e t'y. »ieil,  n; ul ü-                     ! , . ,1    ill'i    ila    i-ilgh    Use striHMs      1 • 1 1 e 1 1 ; I ,, s,    1 \ '    Hi    t U i. >11 ,    a-.o! :'■•■    ally i'M    '¡led.    Tile    h-.-aJs iH'iv      A'ì :b'.( n: ':    i  !     ■ e,i    i'.ej'v ::,! es-1 .    -' a ■ i ì e,    11 p.,    è..- i!    front    of a ¡'ren      ■ - - i ! : S : 11 :  1  ! ; >        I !>i    a :; i lig ali.Mit    The    ¡-»Hi e    : j p i    ii -,. r    in the      : : ; ' e t m e n t    . e    >ul:    e kind ti.:-.:    pi'l.ile!    liai y -.i    ele    uh ha    rmed The      '■><>'• s,, feg ua r    t;    1 ile    1 nie.:-: Oil    PO ë'i lì    .a.-:;: !,    '. S OI    dered    i lie iniiU'is-      ë- ! -. 1  iîl il:--    1    se,    ì li ti e\ p ; es.' -    on ill'.",:    i f '. ile    ring    eadors    , but so far       1  h sai e-'.ii    tío " i    r. ivi    tli the man-    n .."¡i e 1    a', e be-    ml hi    rested    The Am      ' la \vhilh till    'ilio:    NS'.IA bo git-    el i. an    ini!,¡Me    r to    Ei uador, Evan E.      i ^ ' i e W ■ '•! K    >1    devo    lo|)ii:ent. He    Young    will    ¿oav'e    l'or    ili" Ciiited      el li 'li i :"1"||UV>1    ti. 1     a    so. to the    Stales    on Sa'    urda    ■. a -    api parente)      e .-Si ol' ,-elt    i >1    - ai    tin- Sunoe'    leave    í.a.s bei    li 1 e    si l'eli    •throughout      1 Cou 1 UHleil    Oïl    Paj.    e Tell 1    t:■•' en    in try.                 NKW VOKK, Feb.  n nounI-ed toiiigh; ìv'iì'.v as president oi t! Tebnc -... rompuny tu be dent ol the Unti-n-Aaie  IH (.' '.-Iti ; >11. !■ y. 'Ait.il 1 ' e ; 1 .-  London. :1e v»i!i Vi' e President P. v. isnes Lo glv,- ii i tension of ihe  ! > the Oi lent.  Unit  De s S.  t : il': ■  •ile,-..  -J. !.;. Da Ice he \mì! seon ie American •r-.ine presi-rii an Tobac-!ijuurterà in à -.'Ceeiied by Hin. Duke  : the UX-  hus.ee.,.. 10  mail  fore posM.-s l'ituii!  I: was re ed to a baule at between had been ta  long beatili the their trai!, ".ned inor.ey consign-in Oklahoma estimated 'iti".'tun and $7ë,')in.>, en from tin.- expri:-.-,  Pl'eSS )  The Standard' t;,-ihiy prims a story of a legetl ser- j ious dissention in the British cabin-in Involving an intrigue to displace Premier Asquith in favor of Chancellor of the Exchequer David Lloyd George.  1..WVYl\K Ml".ST liKTl'HX  .«•;«,()()» TO HIS CLIENT  FOIC.MKK BOSS'S TESTI.MONV TO HELP CONVICT CHIEF j  IdEl TENANT j  HAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 7.- - Seien j jurymen were passed temporarily to- ! day in the case of former Mayor Schmitz charged with bribery. Abraham ituef, former political boss of San Franelsco, who is now serv-  EDITOi: SMITH Ol IHÍKJKKK ltEPtULICAN IS l-ATAUEV SHO T A I TER M>N(i JFKl'l)  OAKLAND, Feb. 7.—-J. 13. Carne, a San Francisco lawyer, who, according to witnesses kissed himself Into the i'avor of bis OS-year-old client. Miss Matilda Qui», has been ordered by Judge Ogden to return to her deeds and other property val-cur by the lobbies. i t;r-<I at SIM/Kin. Miss Quia is ill,  The value of M;.- plunder the . ob-j ¡uid it has been successfuI'y c'aimeil bers got has no' been di"ermiued. « by her niece, Matilda Burroughs, They ransacked the postal car and j that Carne played on the aged wo-blasted the Wells-Fargo Express j man's a flections in obtaining s.lgua-C'ompany's safe, overlooking noth-j lures to the deeds and the posses-ing that might add to their profit. ! sion of her cash and jewe'r.v. In This was the second holdup near his defense, the attorney said he  (Bv Associate;! Presa. 1  TRECK E E, Feb. 7......W. H. M.  Smith, editor of the Truckee Republican and. proprietor of the Whitney House, was shot twice by P. M. jDovle, merchant and owner of the  plant today and  ; Hutlbut  mouths.  1 ï A K E It S FI E LI > ' S  TEMPERATAItK  'I  Febl-uitl i  111.  within the  Yeomanry.  last  four  cash and jewelry. the attorney said was creating a trust to control Quin's property.  ing 1 1 years for connoetion with the  1  ], >t . a i eleitric bribery si-andal, arrived in tho city  ma 'y  ( ]i,, today to be a witness at. the trial, i ' Th(l  trouble Wui-n Kmii.h and lie was locked up in the county jail  iL)oyle jfj of -  lnng (lllrati<)n . Smith, till needed. ! through his newspaper, has been  Slier if! Eggers said that. while waging a crusade' against the sa-Uuef was in tho county jail he would  ]ooIlR ()f  Truckee and against Doyle be allowed to .smoke as many cigars  aB  being lined up with them. Some as be wished and might receive vis-  time ag0 a  new paper, tho Indepen-itor-- at r he county jail. He a'so <j en t, was started in Truckee to wiil be a'lowed to have his food fj K ht the Republican, and Smith brought in frr.m the outside. Rue.f's blamed Doyle for this move. Doyle fondues.-, for tobacco and mill; cbo- had an attachment served ou cilate r«"ently cost him his prison Smith's paper not long ago for an privileges when contraband tobacco electric light bill.  DULUTH, Minn., Feb.  .Miss; : and chocolate was found on his per-js^n after a visit of a friend,  Dr. i The Royal  1 'J m  The Royal Arch Masons Initiat-  .Me-sdamos Mary B. Smith, Mylesly ' John McCuen. Republican candidate | ed two candidates at their regu'ar Clark and Siei'a Sullivan and John afr Mayor, was elected by a plural-1 monthly meeting last night. A simjc-W. Ciwper, A. B. Pugh and Albert ity of 1-100 over Mayor M. B. Cul-ltal meeting will be held next Wed-Barkley were elected to membership lom, Democratic candidate for re- J nesday night at which work in the at the meeting last night of the lection. One Socialist alderman was] most excellent master degree will Brotherhood of American eYomaury. e'-ected. be performed.  two killed when freights collide  KALAMAZOO, Mich., XNib. 7.—it Is said that two persons were killed and several others Injured in the collision of two freight trains on the Grand Rapids and Indiana railroad at Cooper station today.   

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Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.

Genealogy Made Simple

Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!

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Introductory

$9.95

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Take advantage of our Introductory Membership offer and become a member for 1 month only for $9.95!

Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!

Your Membership Includes:
  • 25 page views for 1 month
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a Monthly Membership only for $29.95
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a 6 Month Membership only for $99.95
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Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!

What our Customers Say:

"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.

"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.

"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.

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