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J Bachtold & Ackermann J ♦ Distributers J — H" , j 1 .A.m iKJ-i" .Joit OrncK in ths City j *-* Letter Heads i- Legal Blanks Hole Heats | FIRST-CLASS | Postcards "ZT COMMERCIAL zz PRINTING ZZ snow cams EVENING STATESMAN j Visiting Cards ■ , or»atf Ticket* .... . - • BIG BUSINESS FOR QUARTER RECEIPTS OF THE LOCAL LAND OFFICE WAS OVER THIRTY TWO THOUSAND. Sale of the Military Reserve Lands Brought in the Largest Sum of Money. The business at the United States laud office for the past quarter has been unusually large, over $32,000 having passed through the hands of Receiver Gillis, since October L The details of the business transacted are as follows: Twenty-eight entries commuted at $150 brought $10,452.50 into the local till, while sixteen more at $1.25 per on 2,262.96 acres added $2870. The receipts for nineteen excess sales was $257.98, and four more brought in JTH.:!4. The five public sales from the military reservation were the must valuable, making $8,470.63 from •:•!> 384.32 acres. Sixteen sales under Section 2455 V. S. R. S. netted $1,644.- --97 and three under the act of June 3, 1878, <>f 240 acres yielded $600. There were twenty-six original dcs JUST ARRIVED And will be on Sale I = TODAY = A BEAUTIFUL LINE OF Ladies' White Undermuslins Fro*a the b*fet Feeach de signers. Ladies ate cordially invited to visit this great sale of fiae French Lingerie. j . , j , \. m Ihe GOLDEN RULE ert land entries during this quarter which covered 6729.87 acres bringing in $1652.47 in fees. There was but one final desert land entry- adding: to the receipts $253.50 on a like number of acres. The number of original homestead entries was 280 covering the immense amount of 42,716.50 acres from which was received in commissions $2,905.94 and in fees $2725. The final homestead entries were 82 in number on 11,970.44 acres adding $657.51 to the receipts. Three timber culture entries brought in $12 and a like number of declara tions under the timber and stone act $30. Fees for the taking of testimony etc., amounted to $311.11 and 29 notices were cancelled for the sum of $29. The exact total receipts of the quarter were $32,964.65. CURED LUMBAGO. A. B. Canman, Chicago, writes March 4, 1903: ' Having been troubled with Lumbago at different times and tried one physician after another; then different ointments and linaments, gave it up altogether. So I tried once more, and got a bottle of Ballard's Snow Linament, which gave me al most instant relief. I can cheerfully recommend it, and will add my name to your list of former sufferers." 25c, 50c and $1. Sold by the Upington Drug Store, dealers. THE EVENING STATESMAN TUESDAY, JANUARY 3, i«OS. CHARGES OF SENSATIONAL NATORE May Olney Brings Suit in Federal Court Alleging Fraud on Part ef W. E. Quinlan and Others. Fighting- single handed. as she claims, a band of conspirators who would cheat her out of thousands of acres of valuable land in Franklin county. May W. Olney, a former Walla Walla girl, has commenced a sensa tional suit in the United States dis trict court in which she seeks to re cover possession of the lands in question. v The names of the defendants who appear in the bill of complaint filed with Court Commissioner Harry B. Strong yesterday, are W. E. Quinlan, a former Franklin county official; H. J. Cramer and Ainsworth Sylvester, all of Franklin county, and X. R. Syl vester, a citizen of Yakima. In her complaint Miss Olney makes the startling statement that the cote rie of defendants entered into a con spiracy to defraud her of nearly a thousand lots in Pasco and nearly three thousand more of unplatted farm lands in Franklin county, by representing that her lands were about to be sold for taxes. N. R. Sylvester is named as the chief conspirator and Miss Olney lays bare the whole alleged scheme by which she was to be cheated. Accord ing to her story Sylvester called up the complaintant at her home in Spokane on or about the thirteenth day of Feb ruary, 1902, requesting her to come to Pasco as the real estate which she PAPER TRUST SUIT FIRST ON. Similar Action Is to be Taken by the Attorney General Against Others. WASHINGTON, Jan. 3.—The presi dent's, "trust busting" program was fairly launched with the filing at St. Paul of the suit against the General Paper company, which is the western branch of the paper trust. Similar suits against other corporations which are operating In restraint of trade, are being prepared and will soon be insti tuted. It is expected that an injunc tion will be secured as in the North ern Securities case. Mr. Moody called Secretary Taft owned was to be sold the next day for delinquent taxes: that there was no redemption from the sale and that if she did not dispose of the property at once that she would lose the entire real estate. Out of personal consideration for her and her deceased father. Sylvester, she said, offered, to pay her $300 for a conveyance of all her property to such persons as they might designate. Relying on their representation and trusting to their friendship for her. as they professed that they were act ing for her benefit alone* she . con veyed all the property to one of the defendants, H. J. Cramer, for .the sum of $300. Miss Olney states that she did not know the real value of the property, bpt that the defendants represented to her that if she did not transfer it she would surely lose it the next day. She now avers that the property was worth at least $7500. and finding that such was the case she tendered back the defendants the $300 and demanded a reconveyance of the property, but that they refuse to make such convey ance or accept the $300 tendered. Miss Olney states that later she discovered that the real estate was not in danger of being sold for taxes and was not in fact sold as repre sented by the defendants that it would be, and that there was no immediate danger of being transferred. into consultation on the subject, Mr. Taft's long experience at the bar and on the federal bench making him a valuable adviser. They spent the whole afternoon together at Mr. Moody's, going over the reports of in vestigations into different trusts and the evidence secured and consulting on suits that are being actively prepared. The International Paper company, which controls the prices and distribu tion of paper in the east as effectually as the General Paper company does in the west, is now being investigated, and if sufficient evidence can be se cured it will be prosecuted. The methods by which the International company controls the eastern market are different from those in the west and it has not finally been determined that it can be reached under the Sher man law, though Mr. Moody believes that all of the evidence required eventually will be secured. The department of justice also has begun an investigation of the tobacco trust. This investigation will be entirely distinct from that being con ducted in Kentucky and Tennessee by A. E. Garner, who was appointed as sistant attorney general for that pur pose, and it will be sweeping and thorough. It will include New York. New Jersey. Virginia and South Car olina, and probably other states. The tobacco industry will be fully inquired into along with the methods of the trust. CHADWICK WANTS DIVORCE. The Doctor, It Is Said, Will Sue for a Decree. CLEVELAND, Jan. 3.—Dr. Leroy S. Chadwick has returned to this city for the double purpose of facing down the ignomy raised by his wife's finan cial doings and of suing her for di vorce. Dr. Chadwick is known here as a man of good impulses and of strong integrity. It was testified before the grand jury that he married Mrs. Hoover, the present Mrs. Chadwick, against the advice of at least one friend. Dr. Chadwick left Cleveland abruptly two years ago, long before the woman's actß were public talk, and since that time the old family home haa been visited by him seldom. Despite the fact that Dr. Chad- Wtek has been indicted, charged with complicity in his wife's deals, his friends are a unit in defending him and in insisting that the doctor's bands are clean. IMPERFECT DIGESTION. I Means lean nutrition' and ttl conse quence leas vitality. When the liver > fafle te secrete bile, the blood becomes loaded with bilious properties, the di gestion becomes impaired and the bowels constipated. Herb me will rec tify this; it irfvea tone to the stomach, liver and kidneys, strengthens the ap petite, clears and improves the com-, plexion. infuses new life and vigor to the whole aystem. ot cents a battle.; Sold by the Upington Drug Store, j dealers. WHIPPING KILLS A BOY. Storm of Indignation Stirred Up Against Superintendent. COLD WATER, Mich., Jan. 3—Su perintendent ef Schools Victor af. Stanley haa been arrested en a capias hwwea hy ffcewt Court Julfe Taple. T. A. Hilton and R. E. Clark, two of the city's leading merchants, became bondsmen for his appearance. There are four charges of assault and battery and excessive punishment. The charges that punishment caused sickness and death of the son of the plaintiff. Mrs. Martha Miller, who claims $5000 damages, specify a whip ping inflicted by Superintendent Sta ley. The board of education, which has been in daily session the last three days, wished to drop the matter, but Maj. M. D. Campbell and private cit izens insisted on a thorough investi gation. Dr. Wilson, who was the boy's attending physician, stated to the school board: "I think the whipping was the di rect cause of the disease .that caused the boy's death. The back of the thighs were marked by welts from a leather strap, and other parts of the body bore marks of several flagella tion." ' % This is not the first - timfe that Superintendent Staley's methods of severe punishment have brought him to the attention of the public. Miss Mac Townley, who was Philip Miller's teacher, has testified that the boy was well behaved in school. THE CONGRESS OF FORESTRY INITIAL SESSION WAS HELD IN WASHINGTON CITY EARLY THIS MORNING. Forestry, Irrigation, Grazing Were the Most Important Subjects Under Discussion by Delegates. WASHINGTON, D. C, Jan. 3.— Drawn together by their common de sire to stimulate and unite all efforts to perpetuate the forest as a perma nent resource of the nation several hundred delegates, including presi dents of railroads, faculties of forest schools, state forest officials, pro fessional foresters, lumbermen, repre sentatives of the National Irrigation association, and official representa tives of the United States land office and forest reserve service, together with representatives of every state and territory of the United States and of several of the Canadian provinces, as sembled in this city today to take part in the sessions of the American Forest congress. The gathering is by far the most notable of its kind ever held in America. The initial session was held this morning in the National Rifles Armory and was devoted to the work of per manent organization. to Secretary Wilson's address as president of the congress, and to brief addresses by several of the prominent delegates in the course of which they explained the purposes of the congress and em phasized the necessity of establishing a broader understanding of the forest in its relation to the great industries depending upon it. This afternoon the importance of the public forest lands to irrigation and grazing was discussed. The speakers included presidents of live stock associations, men of large ex perience In grazing and those who have made a special study of grazing in the forest reserves. The irrigation question was another subject of dis cussion and it was exhaustively treat ed by those in charge of the govern ment's reclamation work and by repre sentatives of the agricultural interests of the nation. The sessions begun today will con tinue until Saturday. LIEUT. BOONE AT VANCOUVER, Telegraphs, Asking to be Met and Hi Is—by an Armed Guard. VANCOUVER. Wash., Jan. 3.— Lieut. Francis M. Boone, who broke arrest while detained in quarters three months ago, yesterday tele graphed Col. Huston at Vancouver Barracks, Wash., that he would arrive last night and asked for a convey ance to meet him at the ferry. He Waa met instead by an armed guard and now occupies a solitary cell at the guardhouse. When he broke arrest he waa in custody for being absent without leave, it being charged that he left his wife in San Francisco and went to Canada with another woman. He will be tried for breaking arrest, but possibly not for desertion. Lieut. Boone haa something of a record. He waa under arrest several times while stationed at Port Law ton and waa not allowed to leave the res ervation. Hla difficulties in thla city are attributed to the laat race meeting held here. Some of the officers ex press the belief that he le mentally un balanced. Always Remember th« tufl Name PAQC THREE PREMBIIIG FOB THE TEST* COMPANY WILL PUMP WATER FROM SNAKE RIVER FOR IR RIGATION PURPOSES. About Fifteen Thousand Acres Will Be Watered From the Canal Near Wallula. The work on the power plant on Snake river live miles from the Co lumbia is being prosecuted as fast as possible by- the Two Rivers Townslte & Development company, and it is ex pected that it will be finished by Jan uary 15. R. W. Frame, the hydraulic engineer of Portland, is now on the ground superintending the work. The water is to be pumped from the river and will feed a canal large enough to water 15,000 acres. A plant capable of generating 3000 horsepower is being put on the banks of the Snake at what is called Five Mile rapids. Here a fall of 12% feet is secured in a short diversion. By using the entire stream it Is estimated that 30.000 horsepower might be gen erated in the low water season, hence the company will always have a large reserve to draw upon if the demand for energy grows largely. One unit of the power plant will be utilized foi 1 light and power purposes. A 400-barrel flour mill is contemplated near the power station. Electrical energy will be furnished this plant, and the company will cater to the needs of the entire district. BOON TO WOMEN SWIMMERS. Fair Sex Now Allowed to Join Male Relatives In the Tank. LONDON. Jan. 3.—Mixed swim ming is being practiced at a South London public swimming bath with extraordinary success. A few weeks ago half a hundred ar dent advocates of mixed bathing hit upon an ingenious way of convincing the public that under reasonable regu lations it was both desirable and prac ticable. They formed themselves into the Newington Mixed Swimming flub, and applied to the local borough coun cil for permission to use the ladies' bath of the Newington public baths for one hour weekly. Under the by-laws any swimming club may apply for this permission. Families In the Swim. Now every Thursday night finds a merry little party of fifty husbands and wives, brothers, and sisters, and sweethearts, clad in university cos tumes in gallons of water. At 9.20 a whistle is blown and the fair swimmers hasten to the dressing boxes on the left of the bath, while their escorts disappear within those on the right. The rules of the club are few. but stringent. The ladies of the com mittee are made responsible for the decorous conduct of the club. Lady visitors must be accompanied by a male member on club nights. Al though ladies are allowed to enter the baths unescorted, the etiquette of the club is that ladies and gentlemen should swim together. Membership Restricted. Membership is restricted to fifty, and already the club has its full com plement. Five weeks' absence from the bath is equivalent to tendering resig nation. "The experiment has proved so suc cessful," said Mr, J, A. Chadwick, su perintendent of the baths and an ofl cial of the club, "that the borough council will consider the establish* melif. of public mixed bathing." I In order to encourage swimming during the winter months the Lambeth borough council has opened this week a warm swimming bath. ■ $ Schiller Centenary. * BOSTON, Mass., Jan. 3.—The lesth anniversary of the death of Schiller, the celebrated German poet and dram atist, was fittingly commemorated to day by Harvard university. The feat ure of the commemoration was a per formance ef several acts from Schil ler's masterpieces by the stock com pany of the Irving Place theatre of New Tork. The proceeds of the per formance will be used for the benefit of the Germanic museum of the uni versity. Wede Englieh Diplomat. NEW TORK, Jan. 3.—The C'aurch of the Incarnation waa the scene af a wedding of note today when Iftae Eleanor Russell became the bride af Mr. L#. Graeme Scott, of the Engttek diplomatic aervice. The bride of the daughter of Judge and Mrs. Horace- Russell, and a granddaughter of the late Judge Henry Hilton.