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$ 15.00
Suits
Such values we never had before. We
couldn't sell these Suits for $10.00, $12.-
00 or §13.00 because they're worth —
splendidly worth it, too—sls.oo. Just
come in and see them. That's all w&
ask.
I McKeans
FOURTH AND MAIN
Bathing Suits
No, we're not attempting to interest you in any
thing liko that just at the present time. But if
i! ij
Fine Holiday Jewelry
then .we believe we can supply your every require
ment
We are busy, but not too busy to show you our
new and no/el offerings in goods that pertain to
the Jeweler's art. Drop in at your earliest conveni
ence.
I Z. K. STRAIGHT
JEWELER
Established 1870 * » At the Sign of the Street Clock
■ The December Christmas Delineator I
■ BUTTERICK PATTERNS Exceptionally Good. 15c I
■ Are Here. Delivered at Your Door. ■
I & THE j» I
I Bargain Basement |
I OFFERS TODAY I
B ANOTHER LOT OF I
I Ladies' Walking I
I and Press Skirts I
■ Very much underpriced; made of Cheviots and Mix- I
■ ed Suitings in many tasty styles, to-wit: ■
$3.50 Skirts t> ,
■ $1.85 ■
H $4.00 Skirts H
■ $5.00 Skirts „_ H
H H
■ $6.00 Skirts m „ _,_ ■
■ $7.50 Skirts H
■ ipj.9s H
■ $9.00 Skirts _ - ■
I Every one of these Skirts was a good, honest I
■ value at the regular price. Among the lot is I
■ a line of EXTRA SIZE SKIRTS, 30x43 to I
■ 38x48, in Plain Colors, Brilliantines, Blue. I
■ Browns, Blacks, Greys and Tans. I
I Motter-WheelerCo I
1 103-5 7-9 Main Street 6 and 8 South Third I
THI EVENING STATESMAN FRIDAY, NOVEMBER T7, 1906.
PROBE GAMBLING QUESTION
SAID THAT COUNCILMEN BE
LIEVE THEY ARE BEING
PLAYED "HORSE" WITH
May be Taken up at Tonight's Meet
ing—Chief Brown May be Asked
a Few Questions.
Nettled at the insinuation that the
council is being played "horse" with
on the gambling situation in Walla
Walla, it was rumored on the streets
today that two members of the coun
cil will do a little probing into the
gambling question at tonight's meet
ing, and Chief Brown may be called
upon to tell what he knows about
slot machines being allowed to resume
business after the chief two weeks
ago had solemnly told the council
that he had ordered all slot ma
chines paying cash closed down
and that as far as he knew there was
not a gambling game running in Wal
la Walla.
The statement that orders were is
sued to proprietors of machines to
close down last Tuesday night upon
the return of Mayor Hunt to Walla
Walla, these councilmen say, if true,
looks suspicious and neeus a little ex
plaining. Not a councilmna would ad
mit today that there was anything
out of the ordinary coming up at to
night's meeting, lei alone the gam
bling question, but it is said that sev
eral members of the council are net
tled at the insinuation that the state
ment that all machines had been
closed down was made in order to
placate several members of the coun
cil who are anxious to see the anti
gambling law enforced in Walla Walla.
They say that if this is the truth
that a full investigation of alleged
violations of the anti-gambling law
is in order.
Look for Property Owners.
Property owners along Elm street
are expected to be on hand at to
night's meeting to protest against
lessening the width of the street when
it is paved. A large number of sig
natures to a protest have been se
cured and will be filed with the coun
cil tonight.
6AMES RAIDED AT PENDLETON
Officers Land Seven Gamblers and
Several Hundred Dollars.
PENDLETON, Nov. 17.—Having
received a "tip" that gambling was
being conducted in the Rainier Beer
Hall, Chief of Police Coffman last
night raided the saloon and ar
rested 10 men, seven of whom were
engaged in a game of poker and the
other three were spectators of the
game.
The seven men engaged in the
games were placed under arrest, as
were also three men who were watch
ins the play and all placed in the city
jail. The gamblers were under bail of
$25 each and the witnesses under $10
bail.
BOOK ON DEATH'S MYSTERY.
Danish Physician Negatives the Idea
of Terror for Last Moments.
LONDON. Nov. 17.—The great mys
tery of death is the subject of a book
by an eminent Danish physician, Dr.
Oscar Bloch, which Heinemann is to
publish soon. It is an exact and a
scientific inquiry into the phenomena
attending death and is based upon In
numerable examples in Dr. Bloch's
own experience. He negatives the pop
ular accepted idea of "a terror of
death."
There is little likelihood of any
book attracting more attention here
during the present month than Her
bert Paul's "Life of Froude." which
Pittman & Sons will publish within
the next three weeks. Froude has
been so long in the pillory that "a
complete vindication of his career and
a refutation of all the attacks which
have been made upon him" will sup
ply a long-felt want. To Miss Froude,
the historian's daughter, and to Mrs.
Staeger Harrison, known better as
Lucas Malet. his niece, the volume
owes much material assistance, while
Lady Margaret Cecil has kindly per
mitted Mr. Paul to make copious ex
tracts from Froude's letters to her
mother. Countess Derby.
John Murray is to publish in two
volumes. "A History of the Papacy
During the Nineteenth Century." It
is by a Danish writer, Dr. Nielsen,
bishop of Aalborg, and it forms part
of a larger work dealing with the gen
eral history of the Roman Catholic
church during the nineteenth century.
The translation has been made by Dr.
Mason, member of Pembroke college,
Cambridge. The original is written in
a clear, lively style, and is based on
the widest reading of books in many
languages.
The English danrly of a century ago
or more, has been the subject of sev
eral recent plays and has also figured
in many novels, but reprints of act
ual memoirs about him have not been
common. A work which the Delamore
press promises therefore is doubly in
teresting because it consists of the
memory of "Buck" tVhaley. .now to be
published from the original long lost
manuscript. The volume has been
edited by Sir Edward Sullivan.
Side With Merriwether.
ANNAPOLIS. Md., Nov. 17.—Mid
shipman Meriwether, Jr., who is to be
tried by court-martial by order of the
secretary of the navy, for engaging in
a fist fight with Midshipmen James R.
Branch, Jr., which caused the death of
Branch, was today discharged from
the" naval hospital, having recovered
from the blows delivered by the dead
youth.
Much sympathy is felt for Meri
wether, who is to be tried for man
slaughter. It is said by some that
there had been bad feeling between
the two midshipmen ever since Meri
wether, who was a class lower than
Branch, entered the institution, and
that Branch, in discharging his duties,
picked on the junior middy.
NORTHERN GETTING READY
PLACES CONTRACT FOR CON
STRUCTION OF LARGE NUM
BER OF SCOWS.
Also Purchases Another Steamboat to
be Used in Hauling of Mater
ial and Supplies.
Fifteen scows ranging from 70 feet
to 124 feet in length wjl? be built at
the Supple shipyards at Portland for
the Northern Pacific Railway com
pany. The craft will be operated on
the Columbia and the Willamette
carrying material for the bridges
which will span the rivers. The larg
est vessel is to be 124 feet long and
32 feet wide. Eight of them will be
92 feet long and 26 feet across the
beam. In the outfit will be a pile
driver 70 feet in length.
A contract for the construction of
the vessels has been closed and it
calls for their completion early in
February, 1905.
John Kamm has sold the steamer G.
W. Walker to the Northern Pacific
Railway company, the consideration
not being made public. The vessel
will be used on the upper Columbia
river while the building of the north
bank road'is in progress. She will
be operated altogether as a freighter,
transporting material between the va
rious camps. It is also probable that
she will make frequent trips to Port
land for freight.
A number of other small vessels are
being built for the use of the con
tractors engaged in constructing the
new railroad down the north bank of
the Columbia. A small sternwheeler
has just been completed for the
Hover Townsite company of Hover.
Washington, and will be shipped by
rail to that point. Two new river
steamers are also being built at the
Portland shipyards and a season of
unusual activity in this line is
on.
WHITMAN OFF FOR MOSCOW
MISSIONARIES WILL MEET THE
IDAHO BOYS IN CHAMPION
SHIP BATTLE.
epresentatives of Whitman College
Given Great Ovation This Morning
By the Students.
A great demonstration of Whit
man college spirit took place this
morning when the football team left
for Moscow to play tomorrow with
the University of Idaho for the cham
pionship of Washington. Idaho and
Montana. The team left at 10:50 via.
the O. R. & N. and the whole stu
dent body assembled at chapel, mak
ing a crowd 300 strong which gath
ered on the steps of the Memorial
building to bid the - boys goodbye.
President Sutherland of the student
body made a few remarks indicative
of the confidence of the students in
the success of the team. Captain Per
ringer of the football team replied,
saying that the members of the team
were grateful for the fine; farewell
and they were sure that the spirit it
put in the team would make them vic
torious. A large bunch of the co-eds
improvised a song to the team and
the boys joined in on the chorus. The
college yell was given repeatedly with
great spirit and a large number of the
students went down to the depot
with the team.
ARMY MEN KNOW STORY.
Retired Officers Rec?.ll Circumstances
Relating to Big Inheritance.
SEATTLE, Wash., Nov. 17.—The
story of the Ords' claim to an estate
of $125,000,000 based on their descent
from King George IV. of England,
through his marriage to Mrs. Mary
Smythe Fitzherbcrt, was army gossip
20 years ago. It is revived now by the
claim of James Ord of Chicago to his
share in the estate, made public as a
result of discovery of papers in Lon
don validating the king's marriage.
"Sergeant-Major Van Goetze, Third
United States infantry, told me 20
years ago the story of General Ord, a
veteran of the civil war and head of
a family claiming millions in Eng
land," said Captain G. A. Delchementy,
U. S. A., retired, today.
"Von Goetze was a German count in
his own right and familiar with the
life history of European houses. I be
lieved the story then and believed it
later when I heard it again. I knew
Lieutenant James G. Ord, who was
killed in the battle .of San Juan Hill,
and his brother, who was interpreter
on General Shafter's staff during the
Cuban campaign. James Ord, as lam
informed, is of the same family.
"Sergeant Van Goetze. who told me
the story of King George's marriage
to Mrs. Fitzherbert, and the fact that
General Ord was his son, died at Fort
Morgan, Alabama. He was then an
orderly sergeant. The story is Known
in the army by men old in the service."
Kaiser's Portrait.
PARIS. Nov. 17. —Considerable dis
cussion has been aroused by the an
nouncement that the kaiser's portrait
will be hung for the first time In the
French salon at the forthcoming
spring exhibitions. M. Faix Borhardt
the painter of portraits, describes It.
It is to be an open air picture of the
kaiser wearing his hunting uniform.
He says the kaiser is an excellent mod
el, posing very patiently.
REAL ESTATE PICKING UP
LOCAL REAL ESTATE FIRM
CLOSES DEAL FOR BLOCK
OF LAND.
Wink Tract Has Been Cut up in
Small Parcels and Will be Put
on Market.
The biggest real estate deal that
has been made in Walla Walla for
some time was consummated today
when Slater & Company, rel estate
agents, became the owners of block
24 of Langford's addition. The land
was bought principally from Mr. and
Mrs. Frank W. Paine, while a num
ber of scattering lots were picked up
from other parties. The exact con
sideration was not made public, but
it is said to have been between $3000
and $4000.
The land known as the Wing tract,
adjoining the Bowman orchard on the
west, containing about 30 acres, has
been cut up into five-acre tracts and
will be placed on the market in a few
days by Slater & company.
DEALIN6S IN BIRT
Real estate transfers as filed with
tiie county auditor and compiled by
the Walla Walla Abstract company,
basement Baker-Boyer National bank
building.
Helen E. Perley to Arthur W. Per
ley, quit claim deed, tract in NE% of
Sec. 28, T. 7. R. 36, $1.
Elizabeth E. Stafford to Oliver C.
Gallaher and wife, deed, tract in
NE% of SW% of Sec. 28. T. 7, R. 36.
$25».
Richard E. Stafford et a!, to Oliver
C. Gallaher et aL, quit claim deed,
tract in NE% of NW% of Sec. 28, T.
7, R. 36. $1.
William C. McAllister and wife to
Ernestine Land, deed, east 95 feet of
lot 7, block "A," South Park addi
tion to Walla Walla, $125.
United States to John L. Bass,
patent, NE% of NE% and S% of NEy 4
of Sec. 2, T. 8. R. 35.
Viretta Bryant to J. W. Splatter,
agreement for deed, lot 21. block 1,
Bryant's addition to Walla Walla,
$1900.
Finds Easy Victims.
HELENA, Mont., Nov. 17.—Repre
senting himself as the personal agent
of the Rothschilds, and through hav
ing married the widow of a wealthy
former president of Argentina, with
money in any amount for investment
in mines, J. P. Walker is charged with
having ingratiated himself into the
good graces of operatives near Boul
der, and under pretense of making
thorough tests, by taking carload ship
ments to the smelter, as well as su
perintending operations at the mines,
secured the proceeds and then disap
peared, carrying the watch of a mine
ovvne?.
He has been arrested at Milford,
Utah, and Governor Toole has issued
requisition papers on the governor of
that state for his return. An ofnieer
has gone to bring him back.
The specific charge is the theft of
the watch, but it is understood he
will be prosecuted on other charges.
Censorship Plan Stage.
LIVERPOOL, Nov. 17.—At a meet
ing of the Liverpool city justices Sam
uel Smith. M. P., proposed a resolu
tion "that managers of theaters and
music halls be advised to abstain
from allowing representations inju- j
rious to public morals, and that they
be asked to discourage the display of j
posters and notices tending to the j
same ends."
The resolution was rejected, the
opinion being that it cast unwarranted
reflection upon Liverpool theatres and
music halls. It was resolved, however,
to send a copy of the resolutions to
licensees and to express the hope that
managers would loyally observe the
rules which stipulate that 'nothing
shall be acted, represented, recited or
sung which is profane, licentious or in
decent."
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We've shoes for every us e and
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. Streets
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practice fitting glasses.
We use the latest instruments
for examining the interior of
the eye, and grind our own
lenses to fit each case.
Parties whose work prevents
them from calling during the
day may have their eyes ex
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is the same, day or night.
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SCHOOL j
FREE LECTURES♦
ON a
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inary Purposes of the »
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At The a
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and Suit House.) .
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And ♦
2:30 O'clock in the Afternoon, A
Samples of Miss Burr's prep- f
arations, such as Cakes, Pud- f
dings, Meringues, Fudge, Son- f
les, Ice Cream, Bavarian Creams, f
etc., will be served at eachlec- I
ture and she will be pleased to I
answer all inquiries regarding f
the same. A different m«W I
will be prepared and served at
each lecture. A
A Speciel free Lecture for}
Children t
WiH be given on Saturday I
morning, November 18, at 1
o'clock sharp, when every chi d f
will be presented with a al " ▼
ter Baker souvenir. I
Sample cakes of the Walter f
Baker Premium No. 1 Choco- A
late, the Vanila Sweet Chocolate a
and little sample cans of the a
Breakfast Cocoa; also a I loo * a
of "Choice Chocolate Recipes
will be presented to all per* *
sons attending these lectures 1
and all who are' interested - J
scientific cooking should ■ 1
fail to attend as they are J
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