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Get Quick Returns. VOLUME XXXII. PATTISON IS INAUGURATED GOVERNOR DEMOCRATIC JUBILEE JACKSON DAY PARADE MOST BRILLIANT EVENT OF KIND IN YEARS first Democratic Governor of Ohio Since the Inaugur ation of Campbell in 1890—Pattison Is in 111 Health and Had to Sit in Glass Gage During Ceremony. JfcOLUMBUS, Ohio. Jan. B.—Pattison was inaugurated governor at noon. The induction into office of the first Dem ocratic governor since 1890 surpassed in brilliancy any inauKural for years, if not in the history of the state. There were soldiers, civilians, beautiful wo men, grand music and exquisite decora tions. There will be social functions tonight. A driving snow made march MRS. ROBERTS DISSATISFIED NOW WANTS $50 A MONTH AND ROBERTS' FINE HOME IN WAITSBURG. Objections to Referee's Findings—Case Will Come Up Next Friday Morning. The famous Roberts divorce case from Waitsburg occupied the boards again In the superior court this morn ing. Not content with the decision of the referee who allowed her the custody of the one child, $30 a month wiUi which to maintain it and several hundred dollars worth of personal property, Mrs. Roberts this morning through her attorney, J. H. Pedigo, pe titioned Judge Brents to reopen the case and award her $s'o a month and the Roberts home in Waitsburg, val ued at (2006. Notice was served on Mr. Roberts and his attorneys that the motion would be heard next Fri day morning before Judge Brents. Mr. Roberts is finding his matrimon ial venture an expensive luxury. Ac eording to the findings of the referee he 's to pay Mrs. Roberts* attorney $500 for a wok's work, in addition to the |M a month allowed her for the maintenance >>f their one child. To this must i"' added his own attorney's f. es. amounting to not less than $500; §L".*7 to the stenographer. who took down the testimony: the witness fees and Referee Reynold's fee. which has not been presented yet. Now, on top of this, comes Mrs. Roberts, who wants $50 a month and the Roberts home, which is one of the nicest In Waits burg. t IS TESTING THE MACHINERY JUTE MILL AT THE PENITEN TIARY WAS IN OPERATION THIS AFTERNOON. If the test of the machinery that is lit ing made this afternoon proves sat isfactory the jute mill at the state pen itentiary will be started up in full blast tomorrow morning. The mill was shut down some time ago to allow of numerous repairs being made to the looms and the installation of electric motors, which will furnish the motive k power for the factory in the future. The have all been made and the mo- Kats placed in position. It was the in tention to turn on the electricity late The Evening Statesman ing difficult. The governor has been ill recently and unable to attend to business affairs. To protect him against the weather he sat in a glass cage especially con structed for the occasion and provid ed with footwarmers and hot bags. The occasion was made a sort of Jackson Day celebration by the Ohio dem ocracy. this afternoon and give the machin ery a short test run. The last cargo of jute has been received and the 111111, it is expected by the officials of the in stitution, will be able to turn out a larger number of sacks this year than since the plant was installed. Warden Kees expects to employ about 300 con victs in the factory this year. CLUE TO MURDERER. Arrest Cabman Who Hauled Con stantine. CHICAGO, Jan. B.—ln pursuit of clues to the murderer of Mrs. A. W. Gentry, the police this morning ar rested James Goodelman, a cab man, who says he took a man answering the description of Frank Canstantine to two railroad stations, thence to a pawnshop and thence to the Sheridan house, where he left him, Saturday, shortly after the time of the mur der A YOUTH'S SMOOTH GAME SEVERAL MERCHANTS WORKED FOR PROVISIONS AND GOODS IN CLEVER MANNER. Had Articles Charged to Prominent Citizens of Walla Walla—Police Looking for Him. A precocious youth, fast learning the wiles of the professional crook, is working a smooth game on merchants by purchasing a small bill of goods and having them charged to prominent citizens. Charles Retzer, proprietor of the Model bakery, is out a few dollars as the result of the youngster's clev erness and several other merchants have been approached on the same game, but failed to bite owing to the fact that they do not do a credit busi ness. Just before Christmas the youth en tered the Model bakery, and after pur chasing a $1.50 bill of goods, todl the lady clerk to charge the bill to Charles McKean. This was satisfactory and the boy departed with his packages. A few evenings later he purchased anoth er small bill of goods and told the clerk to charge them to William Witmore. Mr. Retzer became suspicious, and on making inquiries found that Mr. Mc- Kean had not ordered any goods. A few nights ago when the boy bought several dollars worth of good things to eat and told the clerk to charge them to John Sharpstein, Mr. Retzer came from behind the counter and asked, the youth to accompany him down to Mc- Kean's store. The youngster readily consented, but when Mr. Retzer went to get his hat WALLA WALLA, WASHINGTON. MONDAY, JANUARY 8, 1906. MOROCCO QUESTION THREATENS A GREAT WAR FRANCE AND GERMANY ISSUE STATEMENTS BERLIN, Jan. 8. —The German "white book," dealing with the Moroc can situation, was issued tonight. It contains an attack on the French pol icy, designed to counteract the anti- German sentiment produced by the is suance of the French "yellow book" on the same subject. The German book contains a statement supported by documents that France intended to re- and coat the young fellow r slipped quietly to the door and made a rush for the street, dodging around the cor ner onto Main street and out of sight before Mr. Retzer could catch up with him. The police have a fairly good de scription of the young fellow and he will probably be taken into custody within a few days. Another Hazing Trial. ANNAPOLIS, Minn., Jan. B.—The trial of Marsoni, accused of the haz ing of Roberts and Bryant, was re sumed this morning. STANDARD OIL METHODS MORE TESTIMONY REGARDING THE DARK WAYS OF THE BIG TRUST. Officials of Branch Companies Were Instructed to Represent Themselves as Independent. NEW YORK, Ja. B—Attorney Gen eral Hodley of Missouri , stated this morning that "VVade Hampton, auditor of the Standard Oil, failed to appear as a witness because, he says, he is ill. Mrs. Butts, Rice's stepdaughter, was recalled and told of Rice's suits against the Standard Oil company. Witnesses testified concerning sub sidiary companies and the instructions they received as employes not to di vulge the fact that they were or ever had been connected with the Standard Oil company. H. C. Hardicastle, a for mer employe of the Standard, said the officials of the Republic company were instructed to represent themselves as independent of the Standard. Hardcas'le said he was asked to re sign and give up the correspondence he had had with the Republic and the Standard. He asked for an outside po sition and was told that he could never better his position if he did not give up those letters. He was offered a ticket abroad without a return coupon. H. H. Rogers was called. When a photograph of Rogers was being tak en he jumped. Then he sat still and smiled. Rogers frequently asked for a private hearing, because, he said, he was nervous. One of the counsel for Standard Oil today declared that Governor Folk and Hadley are whipping each other over the Standard's head and that present suits were mere policy plays. Hadley's friends declare that the statement is one of the Standard's tricks and em phatically state that Hadley and Folk are working harmoniously. Commander Young Reprimanded. WASHINGTON". Jan. B—The sec retary of the navy today mailed Com mander Lueien Young a reprimand for "remissness in the performance of duty" while commanding the Benning. ton, which blew up in San Diego har bor last July. The reprimand, it is understood, is very light. Negotiations Have Failed. WASHINGTON, Jan. B.—The state department announces that the nego tiations between the New Tork and Bermuda Asphalt -company and Cas tro's government have proven an ut ter failure. ESTABLISHED 1861 duce Morocco to a vassalage, and thus directly gives the lie to France. It pre sents an indictment of the French for eign policy. The kaiser is confined to his room with a chill. Situation Serious. CHICAGO, Jan. B—The Daily News correspondent in London says that English observers concede the grav ity of the situation resulting from the Morocco imbroglio. Sir Edward Gray, MRS. MORRIS' CASE AGAIN Resolution of Inquiry Offered In the House. DEOISION BY THE SUPREME COURT North Carolina, Law Charging Armour Company $100 Licence for Each County l s Valid. WASHINGTON, Jan. B.—Represen tative Sheppard of Texas today intro duced a resolution in the house calling for an investigation by a committee of what he termed the "recent violent ex pulsion of an American mother from the white house offices while seeking an audience with the president." The supreme court today decided that the Armour company must pay a li cense of $100 for each county in North Carolina, imposed by a state law upon beef packers doing business there. Ar mour sought to evade payment on the grounds that license was a tax up on interstate commerce. Gallinger of New Hampshire, chair man of the merchants' marine commis sion, addressed the senate today at the opening of the debate on the ship ping bill, which was favorably report ed to the senate from the committee on commerce. Gallinger deplored the inadequate steamship service, espe cially the South American, and urged liberal encouragement to the merchant marine. A resolution was introduced if! the senate calling on the president to in form congress as to the connection of the United States government with the Moroccan conference, "because it has reached such gravity that the peace of Europe is threatened." LIMIT FOR CIVIL SERVICE CONGRESS LIKELY TO ESTABLISH SYSTEM DOING AWAY WITH OLD CLERKS. WASHINGTON, Jan. B—Leaders in congress believe that a movement will be begun at this session to bring about a limited tenure of office in the classi fied federal service. Just before the house adjourned for the holiday recess Representative Tawney, chairman of the committee on appropriations, in troduced a resolution requesting the president to submit a statement show ing the number of superannuated em ployes in the executive departments la Washington and in the service throughout the country. This statement is now being pre pared and probably will be forwarded to the house early next week. It will show that there are thousands of men on the payroll of th e government who, for all practical purposes, are inca minister of foreign affairs, will follow in the footsteps of France at Algeciras unless Francj gives way completely to Germany. In that event Great Brit ain will act independently. It is ex plained that Great Britain does not want a German arsenal in Morocco any more than the United States wants one in Cuba. It is asserted that Holland and Belgium are planning to act to gether for their defense should the Al geciras conference result in war. pacitated for labor, and this document will be used as an argument in certain quarters for a limited tenure for all persons in the classified service. For several years there has been complaint of the large number of superannuated employes in the depart ments. The contention has been that their presence tended to a demoraliza tion of the service. Various remedial plans have been proposed, but most of them have been rejected as impractica ble. EMBEZZLER ENDS HIS LIFE BROUGHT BACK FROM LONDON HE SHOOTS HIMSELF IN HEAD. Meir of Ssji Francisco Had Embezzled Twenty Thousand Dollars From a New York Firm. NEW YORK, N. Y., Jan. 8— Charles M. Meir, formerly a trusted employe of a San Francisco wine merchant, want ed there on the charge of embezzle ment of $20,000, committed suicide this morning aboard the liner Carmania as the vessel entered this port from Liver, pool. Meir was arrested in London November 8 on request of the state de partment and was ordered extradited. Detective Reynolds, who was sent to London, had the prisoner in charge when he killed himself. Meir shot himself with a revolver. Officers Predicted Suicide. SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. B.—The San Francisco police freely predicted that Reynolds would not succeed in bring l ing back the prisoner and that the lat ter would commit suicide. Meir em bezzled about $25,000 from John Caf fey. Pacific Coast agent of the Pom eroy Wine company of New York, while employed as confidential man ager and book Keeper. September 24 Mier mysteriously disappeared. Caffey reported that Mier had been miss ing for nearly a week and fear ed foul play. He did not suspect that Meir was short in his accounts and he did not examine the books until Oc tober 1. when he found Meir short $20,- 000. He was traced to Galveston, Tex as from here, and then to Germany and London by Detective Gibson. GOV. CUMMINGS' MESSAGE. Stands Pat for His Reform Pali cies. DES MOINES, lowa, Jan. B.—Gov ernor Cummings' message was read at the opening of the legislature this aft ernoon. He made recommendations In accord with his anti-pass, state pri mary, pure food and insurance plans. In regards to insurance he recommends reasonable regulations requiring the distribution of the surplus in such a way as can be prescribed without in juring the legitimate enterprise of in surance. He recommends a uniform policy. Frank Mason Found Dead. OGDEN. Utah. Jan. B.—Frank Ma son of Springville, Utah, who came to Ogden two weeks ago with $1000 and other valuables, was found dead in his rooming house last night. An autopsy SEC Y TAFT AS CRITIC HITS CANAL COMMISSION CHAIRMAN SHONTS EXCEEDS AUTHORITY Panama Railroad Directors Issued and Sold $643,000 In Bonds Without Consulting the Secretary of War or the President—Their Mo tives Were Honest. WASHINGTON, Jan. B.—Taft felt constrained to administer a severe re buke to Chairman Shonts and the gov ernment officials who are directing the Panama canal railroad, in a letter to the president accompanying th e re ports of the canal commission and the president of the railroad, which were sent to congress today. Two particu lar transactions failed to meet the sec retary's approval. One was the selling of railroad bonds. It appears the direc tors of the road, in order to meet obli gations, decided to sell 628 $1000 bonds. They did so without either consulting Taft or Roosevelt. The secretary says: "This policy i s a doubtful one. It should not have been done without first consulting higher authority." Taft, by direction of the president, ordered Shonts to repurchase the bonds, which he did. Taft says: "The executive officers of the road have been advised of their error, and hereafter they won't act similarly until after consultation." The other transaction was in con nection with the cancellation of the commissary contract. which was has been ordered, as foul play is sus pected. KELLI HER IS SENTENCED Given Fiv e Years in Oregon Penitenti ary at Salem. SALEM, Ore., Jan. B.—A. T. Kelli her, the Chicago millionaire, convicted of forgary in fraudulently securing thousands of acres of state school lands, was this morning sentenced to five year s in the penitentiary and to pay the costs of the trial. The defense was granted 10 days to file a bill of ex ceptions. Contrary to expectations, Kelliher*a attorneys made no motion for a new trial, but petitioned the court to impose the minimum sentence of two years. The court stated that on ac count of the magnitude of the fraud he could not impose the minimum pen- HE CONFESSES TO MURDER CHICAGO YOUTH ADMITS THAT HE KILLED HIS PLAY MATE. CHICAGO, Jan. 8— William J. Mo ran, aged 19 years, confessed today to the killing last night of Robert Collier, aged 17 years, during a quarrel, after which Moran says he placed Collier's body on the railroad track in the hope that a passing train would hide evi dences of the crime. The accidental discovery of the body before a train had passed disclosed the fact that Collier had been killed by a pistol bullet. Fifteen companions of Collier's were rounded up by the police. Among them was Moran, whose clothing was blood stained, and who confessed. Germany Ready for War. GENEVA. Jan. 8. —Germany for sev eral days has been increasing her forces on the Swiss and French fron tiers. Garrisons are on a war footing and big guns have been mounted. TEN PAGES NUMBER 199 awardtd to J. E. Markel of Oaha. Taft says: "The president and directors of the railroad were supported in this position by the advice of counsel, but I think in such matters they should consult higher authority. I have so advised the officers in order to prevent a depart ure from this principle In the future." Taft lays stress on the good motives of the president and directors of the reilroad, saying his only objection is that they exceeded their authority. President Roosevelt has endorsed Taft's report, saying he approved the secretary's actions and recommenda tion:'. The president sent out a communi cation thig afternoon praising the work of the canal commission and denounc ing it s detractors. He says its work is being admirably done and great pro grestf has been made i?j'the t.i« ni»\; months. He Pays what has been done gives reason to believe that the canal will be completed sooner than was an ticipated. He says that every charge of jobbery, inefficiency and immorali ty, from whatever source it came, has been investigated and found false. WORKING ON NORTH RANK ABOUT 100 MEN ENGAGED IN GRADING BETWEEN KENNE WICK AND WALLULA. Mountain Gem l s Transporting Tools, and Supplies—Northern Pacific Builds Long Sidetrack. "Work on the north bank road is progressing at a rapid rat*," said a Walla Walla merchant who put In two days along the Columbia last week. '"Between Kennewick and Wal lula there are four grading crews at work on the grade. There are about 100 men employed and an equal num ber of teams. About two miles of the grade has been completed between the two points. Saturday three more con struction crews reached Kennewick and it was the intention to put them to work this morning. "The old steamer Hannaford, which was to be used by the Northern Pa cific in transporting grading outfits and materials from Pasco and Ken newick to the various grading samps along the river. Is still lying in the mouth of the Snake. That stream is so low that it has been found impos sible to get the boat over the bar. The Mountain Gem. which is being operat ed in connection with the portage road, is now being used by the company in supplying the camps. "The Northern Pacific ha s completed its long side track from the "Y" near Hunt's Junction to the Columbia nv er. This will be used by trains load ed with tools and supplies. At the riv er the materials are to be transferred to the boat and then sent to the vari ous camps." CHICAGO, Jan. B.—Wheat opened 87 1-2, closed 87 3-8; corn opened 44 5-8, closed 44 3-4; oats opened 32 3-8, closed 32 1-4.