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Tonight rain and warmer; Sunday rain. , VOLUME XXXII. WILLIAMSON IS SENTENCED Gets Ten Months in Jail and $500 Fine 5W OF EXECUTION IS GRANTED Biggs Given Sentence—Dr. Van Ges ner Gets More Fine, Less Time. PORTLAND, Ore, Oct. 14.—Federal Judge Hunt today denied the motion for a now trial and sentenced Con gressman J. N. Williamson to ten months' imprisonment and to pay a line of $500; Marion R. Biggs, forme'" United States commissioner at Prine ville, to ton months and a fine of is K) and Dr. Van Gesner, William son's partner in 'he sheep business, to five months and $1000 fine. Execu tion was stayed until the defendants perfect their appeal. They were con. 3 victed of conspiracy to suborn per jury and acquire government land fraudulently. Van Gesner's punishment was made lighter because of his advanced age and feeble health. When asked if he had anything to say Williamson re plied no. He heard his sentence with out wincing or a sign of emotion. The concluding arguments are being made in the Jones land fraud trial and it is expected to so to the jury Monday. MAE WOOD LOSES. Cannot Attach Property of the United State s Express Company. OMAHA, Oct. 14—The suit of Mae Wood for garnishment of the property here of the United States Express company to secure an alleged debt of twenty-five thousand dollars that she says Senator Piatt owes her, was dis missed today, the court holding that property does not belong to Piatt merely because he is president of the concern. Steamer Siberia at Vicksburg. VICKSBURG, Pa., Oct. 14.—The «eamer Elk, a small packet, backing from the wharf, sank in deep water, carrying down a full cargo and a number of her crew. The exact num ber lost is unknown. She struck a snag. Bomb Throwers Escape. • WARSAW, Oct 14.—A bomb was thrown at the villa of an English manufacturer today. Two servants **re killed. Police pursued the throw- The fugitives shot and killed lhree officers and escaped. ,MVIS WAS DESPONDENT ATTEMPTED SUICIDE BECAUSE GRACE SMITH WOULD NOT MARRY HIM. Swallowed Bi-Chloride of Mercury Tab, *s in Woman's Apartments * w est Main Parlor House. Q^* POndent b <*ause his affections for Smith a pretty inmate ° f a par -ouse in West Main street, were ' eciprocat ed, William Davis, a at°p laCk in the old Twist barber shop - 3 Main street, attempted suicide o\lol WOftlan ' s a P ar tments about 9 «rai°b" Wght by swallowin S sev " ' i-chloriJe of mercury tablets. fcati * aUempt wa s made after Davis tean/i! 7 Dlead wi th the woman to t 0 V . 1Ir " A storm >' scene is said t** n been ellacted between the KBd c » v aViS Could be nea -r<i pleading the ° thei " Inmates of *om a US? " A talnute la *er the Smith a»i oJ ushed from the room and I hat Davis had P° ls <> ned Spared * " emetic of salt wat er was on th e b gUen Davls > who lay ed cr ying and moaning and the Evening statesman a hurry up call was sent to the po lice and Dr. C. B. Hauber. The emetic given by the woman proved effective and when the physi cian arrived Davis was practically out of danger. H e was removed to the Walla Walla hospital and his stomach pumped out. He was put to bed and this morning hacTapparently recovered from the effect of the small amount of poison that he bad absorbed. Davis became enamored over the Smith woman several months ago and it is said that most of his earn ings went to her. He has repeatedly implored Jier to marry him, but It is said she put him off on one pretext or another until the man became almost insane. Last night he visited the woman and after vainly pleading with her swallowed the bi-chloride tablets, which were lying on a dresser in the room. Davis figured in a sensational esca pade five years ago, when he shot a former sweetheart through the lung. The shooting occurred one afternoon in Nor,th Fourth street. Davis was tried on an attempted murder charge and was convicted, being sentenced to five years in the penitentiary. After serving three years he was paroled. His time has expired. Since being re leased from the penitentiary he has been employed as a bootblack at the Twist shop. PULITZER-WEBB NUPTIALS WEDDING IN HIH LIFE WAS CEL EBRATED IN SHELBOURNE, VERMONT TODAY. Groom Is the Son oF New York News paper Man—Bride Daughter of Famous Doctor. SHELBOURNE, Vt., Oct. 14.—Miss Frederica Vanderbilt Webb, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. W. Seward Webb, and Mr. Ralph Pulitzer, a son of Mr. Jo- % seph Pulitzer, proprietor of the New York World, were married at Trinity church, at noon today. Bishop Hall officiated at the ceremony. Mr. Joseph Pulitzer, Jr., a brother of the groom, was best man. The brides maids were Miss Edith Pulitzer, sis ter of the groom and Miss Wanonah Wetmore. Among the ushers were Messrs. Phoenix Ingraham, Charles Draper, Otway Byrd, Watson W T ebb, Nicholas Biddle and Duncan Harris. After the ceremony a wedding breakfast was served at Shelbourne Farms, the country seat of the bride's parents. More than one hundred guests attended the wedding and the wedding breakfast. Most of the wedding guests were taken from New York to Burlington by special train and from Burlington by a special steamer to Shelbourne Farms and back again after breakfast. Football Games Today. CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 14.—First half, Harvard 6, Springfield Training School 0. WEST POINT, N. Y., Oct. 14.—First half, West Point, 0, Virginia Technical School 16. Final score, West Point 6, Virginia 16. PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Oct. 14.— First half, Pennsylvania 5, North Car olina 0. Final, Pennsylvania 17, North Caro lina 0. NEW HAVEN, Conn., Oct. 14.— First half, Yale 18, Holy Cross 0. NEW YORK, Oct. 14.—Final, Col umbia 11, Williams 5. CHICAGO, Oct. 14.—First half, Chi cago, 0, Indiana 5. EVANSTON, His- Oct. 14.-First half, Beloit 2, Northwestern 9. PINCETON, N. J- Oct. 14.-First half, Princeton 37, Bucknell 0. Final, Princeton 48, Bucknell 0. ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 14.-First half, Michigan 6, Vanderbilt 0- The Chicago Grain Market. CHICAGO, His.. Oct. 14.-Wheat 85 1-2, corn 44 1-4, oats 38 3-8. ESTABLISHED 1861 WALLA WALLA, WASHINGTON, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1905. THRESH OVER TAGGART CASE War Department May Take a Hand in Scandal FORTESCUE AND MINER BESMIRCHES Mrs. Taggart Given Charge of Younger Son by Judge Eason—Older Can Choose. WASINGTON, D. C, Oct. 14.—1t is likely that the Taggart case will be all threshed over again in the military courts. The war department will re view Judge Eason's decision and probably, if Captain Taggart does not take action against Lieutenant Fortescue and General Miner, the de partment will. It is possible that Taggart will be tried upon the charge preferred by Miner some time ago. Boys in Custody of Court. WOOSTER, Ohio, Oct. 14.—Judge Eason decided to leave Elmore F. Taggart, Jr., in the custody of his mother in this city. The elder boy, Charles Culver, may go' to his father at Columbus barracks. The judge said the boys will remain in the custody of the court at present, but the ar rangement may be changed at any time the court sees fit. The judge said that both boys will be considered in the custody of their father, the younger being considered on an Indefinite visit to his mother. Elmore must be sent to school at Wooster and Culver at Columbus. Both parents must be allowed to see their children at any time, and the boys will be allowed to exchange vis its with their parents. TO RECEIVE GREAT INCOHONEE Local Redmen Make Arrangements for His Visit. At a meeting of Walla tribe No. 23, Improved Order of Redmen, arrange ments were made for the reception and entertainment of Great Inconhonee John W. Cherry of Norfolk, Va., and Great Chief of Records Wilson Brooks of Chicago, who will be in Walla Wal la November 4. The following com mittees have been appointed: Reception—John R. Stockton, Le F. A. Shaw, John M. Hill. Entertainment—E. L Houghton, John Bachtold, C. E. Metzger, Oscar Singer, W. W. Thorne. Canadian Ticket Agents in Convention. PORTLAND, Me., Oct. 14.—The an nual convention of the Canadian Ticket Agents' association opened here this morning for a six days' session. At the opening sess'on the members were welcomed by the mayor of the city and several local members of the fra ternity. Several prominent railroad of ficials also delivered short addresses. The members arrived here last night on a special from Montreal and will return over the same route after the adjournment of the convention. An elaborate program for the entertain ment of the visiting members has been prepared. Elections for Parliament in Russia. ST. PETESBURG, Oct. 14.—This is the day on which the first election for members of the new national assem bly is being\held. Comparatively little interest was shown in the important event, excepting in the large cities, where large crowds were gathered around the election places. Few dis turbances were reported and the first national election of the empire passed off far tamer than had been expected. The result will not be known for some days to come. Imprisoned in Burning Mine. BROWNVILLE, Pa., Oct. 14.—Six men are still imprisoned in the burn ing mine at Frederickston, where the explosion occurred yesterday. Their fate is unknown. President Accepts Czar's Invitation. WASHINGTON. D. C., Oct. 14.—The formal invitation of the czar to a sec ond Hague peace conference was made public today. The president ac cepts. GREAT AUTO RACE TODAY Hemery in 110-Horse Power Was the Winner HEATH MADE A REMARKABLE RACE Society Was Out in Force and Hear* tily Cheered the Contestants.— Usual Accidents. MINEOLA, L. L, Oct. 14.—Nineteen automobiles, representing the United States, Germany, France and Italy, started this morning over a course of 253 miles in a race for the Vanderbilt cup. Society was out in force. The weather was ideal. A car of 90-horse power, made by Pope of Toledo, Driv er Lyle, skidded on the road at Bulls" head, throwing out Machinist Tatter sal, who was taken to a hospital in a serious condition. Foxhall Keene crashed into a telegraph pole, but es caped injury. Loncia, in a 110 horse power flat, leading in the last round, covered the distance in 2 hours 49 minutes 52 seconds. Lancia and Christie collided outside Lakeville, but nobody was hurt. Christie was driving a 60-horse power machine of his own make. Lancia made a terrific pace and be came the favorite in the first round. After the collision he fixed his tires and was soon running again. He was given a tremendous ovation while passing the grand stand. Hemery, in an 80-horse power Darracq, led at the close of the eighth round. Keen's ma chinist was badly hurt when the ma chine hit the pole. Keene drove a 120-horse power Mercedes. Hemery won the race. Time 4 hours 36 minutes 8 seconds. Heath, American, was second; Lancia third. Heath drove a 120-horse power Pan hard. Hemery and Heath finished 32 sec onds apart. Hemery started three minutes later than Heath, so he wins by 3 minutes and 32 seconds. Heath's performance was a sur prise, as he ran fourth until the lat ter part of the race. The report that Tattersal was seri ously hurt proved untrue. His auto crushed a dog and splattered blood on the occupants of the machine, which caused the report that Tattersal was hurt so badly he had to quit the race. TEACHERS HAVE 600 D MEETING Large Assemblage at the Walla Walla High School Building. A very successful meeting of Walla Walla county teachers is being held in the auditorium of the Walla Walla high school. The attendance is large and an interesting program is being carried out. The first session was held this morning, being presid ed over by President J. W. Woods. Excellent addresses were delivered by Principal G. E. Liningood of Prescott and Principal J. C. Ryan of Walla Walla. This afternoon a program of music and addresses was given. Peace Treaty Signed. WASHINGTON, D. C Oct 14.— Cables announce that the emperors of Japan and Russia have signed the peace treaty^ Yellow Fever Report Today. NEW OLEANS, La., Oct. 14.—Six new cases of yellow fever and one death were reported up to noon. New York Win 8 Baseball Champion ship. NEW YORK, Oct. 14.—The game which the Giants confidently expected to be the last of the national cham pionship series began this afternoon before the banner crowd of the se ries. The grandstand was packed before 1:30, and the crowd behind the ropes was 10 deep. The fans are still coming in droves and trying to get in. Speculators sold seats at $4 each. The sky was unclouded and the sun was as hot as in midsum mer. The batteries were: Philadelphia, Bender and Powers; New Tork, Mathewson and Bresnapan. New Tork won the championship. The final score stood: New York, 2 runs, 5 hits, 2 errors; Philadelphia no runs, 5 hits, no errors. TRIES TO SAVE MOHTER So n Fails to Rescue Parent Who Burns to Death in Butte Fire. BUTTE, Mont, Oct. 14.—Mrs. John Long was burned to death in a fire which destroyed her home and her 15-year-old son was seriously scorched in a heroic effort to save her. An other child was rescued with great dif ficulty. Mrs. Long was asleep when the fire broke out and was overcome by the smoke. Her husband and their son were returning from work when they discovered the house was on fire. The father succeeded in carrying out the younger child and the boy made a fu tile effort to reach his mother's room. Ate Poisoned Horse Steak. TWIN FALLS, Idaho, Oct. 14.—A party of Italian laborers employed in railroad grading, undertook to cook choice cuts from a dead horse, which had been impregnated with strychnine to kill coyotes. Six will die and seven others are seriously ill. SWEPT FROM SHIP'S DECKS TIDAL WAVE IN STORM STRIKES CAMPANIA, A BIG OCEAN LINER Five Passengers Were Washed Over board and Lost —A Score Were Injured NEW YORK. Oct 14.—Five per sons are known to have been lost in the big wave that swept over the Campania's steerage deck October 11. Stewardess Miss Cates and the deck steward saved several children who were swept toward a broken rail. The death roll may be increased. About 30 persons were injured. All the cabin passengers are safe. Among the lost passengers was John Graham, a merchant of Milwau kee, who was returning with his wife aboard. His wife saw him swept ov erboard. The cabin passengers raised a purse of $1000 for Mrs. Graham, who is left with a large family. One hundred an d nifty dollars was raised for the other injured. Two girls, named Clary and Cosgrove, and two men, one an 18- year-old Dane, and the other an Irishman, were lost. A sailor who was injured, died after the storm. Agnes Carlson had both legs broken and died this morning. John O'Con nor, a first class passenger, says that a panic prevailed throughout the ship when the wav e struck, and it required all the efforts of the officers and crew to quiet the passengers. When the ship reached smooth water in the up per boy this morning, the passengers dropped to their knees on deck and thanked God for their deliverence. JURY STILL HAN6IN6 FIRE Fails to Reach a Verdict up to 2:30 Today. Up to 2.30 o'clock this afternoon the jury in th e case of Clint Buchanan, charged with embezzlement, had fail ed to agree on a verdict. The case went to the jury at 2 o'clock yester day afternoon. There was a rumor this afternoon that the jurymen stood seven for conviction and five for ac quittal, although there was no means of verifying the report. The jury ask ed for further instructions on the na ture of a contract at 10 o'clock this morning. This was given them by Judge Brents and the jury retired again. Court Martial of Commander Young. Vallejo, Calif., Oct. 14.—The request of the defense in the Young court martial for adjournment until the scales found on boiler B and sent to Washington can be returned here is under consideration by the court. Bartlett was still on the stand and Evans was cross-examining him on the boilers 'and valves. The effort to break down his testimony was unsuc cessful. Ensign Wade waited In an ante-room, expecting to be called, but he was not. He may be on the stand late this afternoon. LOCAL WHEAT QUOTATIONS* Blue Stem, 65 1-2 cents Club. 63 1-2 cents f.o.b NUMBER 127. LAST DAY OF EXPOSITION Great Crowd Attended To-Day In Spite of Rain FAIR WILL CLOSE AT MIDNIGHT Total Attendance Will Exceed Twft Million People—Snug Dividend of $120,000. PORTLAND, Ore., October 14.— Notwithstanding the rainy weather, there was an immense crowd at the Lewis and Clarke exposition today. The fair closes at midnight. Today was a half holiday in this city. The program was replete with special features every hour, including three airships flights and farewell con certs by the bands. At 5 o'clock, to the music of the "Star Spangled Ban ner," the government building closes. At midnight President Goode will de clare the exposition at an end. As the bands play ' Auld La'ng Syne" the fortifications and vessels used In mimic warfare will be blown up to gether with an elaborate display of fireworks. At noon the total attend ance passed the 2.000,000 mark. There will be $120,000 in dividends for the stockholders. INSANE MAN INVADES COURT Frank Kimball Requested That He be Locked up This Morning. ! Frank Kimball, a ranch hand, came hurriedly into the superior court room this morning and asked for Sher iff Painter, stating that for four or five days a half dozen men had been following him and he wanted to be hidden away in some safe place. As Kimball seemed to be laboring under considerable excitement Deputy Hav iland and Constable Peterson accom modated him and locked him up in the county jail. Kimball has been drinking heavily for several days and a rest in the county jail for a few days, it is thought, will restore his mental equilibrium. Kimball has been working for various farmers on Eureka Flat and came to town a week ago. Typhoid Epidemic. LINCOLN, Neb., Oct. 14.—Ther« is an epidemic of typhoid fever at the Lincoln Insane asylum. Fifty in mates and the head nurse and patho logist are ill. The latter may die. NOVEMBER JURY LIST DRAWN THIRTY-TWO MEN SELECTED WHO ARE SUBJECT TO JURY DUTY NEXT MONTH. Law Requires Drawing Be Made See* ond Saturday of Each Month by Jury Commission. Attorney T. P. Gose and Oscar Cain, the two jury commissioners, Clerk Hill and Sheriff Painter selected 32 jurymen in open court this morning to serve at the November term of the superior court. The new jury law re quires that a panel of 32 men be se lected on the second Saturday of each month, the jurymen selected being subject to Jury duty at the succeed ing month's session of the superior • court. The Jurymen selected this morning were as follows: F. M. Bar row, Walter Welsh, David Demarls. Mark Baxter, J. T. Loney, W. E. Wag goner, J. E. Hutchens, Frank Tevlat Christian Miller. J. H. Reavls, W. C. Roberts, Willis Reser, Albert Coyle, J. F. McCarkle, Fritz Lane, E. H. Moyer, George Shell, S. D. Goodell. | Henry Korneman, J. A. Baxter, Charles DeMoss, Frank J. Kent, John M. Hill, Charles Seelinger.