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THE EVENING STATESMAN Established 1861. Official Paper of Walla Walla County Published by BTATESMAN PUBLISHING CO. PERCY C. HOLLAND, Mgr. R. C. MacLEOD, Advertising Mgr. Entered at the Postoffice at Walla Walla, Washington as Second-class Matter. _ SUBSCRIPTION RATES. Daily— One Year in advance, by mail... .$6.00 Six months, in advance, by mail $3.00 One Month, by carrier 50 cents One Week, by Carrier 15 cents Week'y- One Yitijr, in advance, by mail $1.00 Six months, in advance, by mail.... 50 centa **»e complete telegraphic news ser vice printed in these columns is furnished by SCRIPPS NEWS ASSOCIATION and is by far the best report pjb lished in Walia Walla. Seattle has adopted the recall, or ticket of leave system for its alder men. As the umpire of the game, Roose velt has authority to order Taft to the bench. Luckily Mrs. Bellamy Storer did not try her hand at settling the Morocco dispute. The new king of Denmark has in vited the editors to advise him how to run liis government. His success is assured. Illness among the big wigs of the Standard Oil company is aggravated by their disinclination to take Dr. Had ley's medicine. The two men at Binghamton who got five years for stealing 9 cents now understand how the courts hate and despise small crimes. Harvard has an Esperanto club. This is the universal language, and it may work all right if the rooter's chorus is any criterion. District Atorney Jerome, fluttering from court to court, starting: lawsuits ■which he does not believe in, has his own sympathy exclusively. Senator Foraker concedes that Indi ana statesman may be good judges of literature, but he thinks they don't know much about statehood bills. The English evidently do not believe that the more subscribers there are on a telephone line the more the ser vice ought to cost. They are asking for a shilling rate. At a Methodist social at Coaldale, Pa., one man was killed and several other people fatally shot. In late years "the frontier" seems to have moved back east. Henry H. Rogers has been appointed superintendent of streets at Fairhaven, Mass., his country home, for the elev enth year. Superintendent Rogers gets a discount on his oil used for laying dust. John D. Rockefeller 111., in an inter view, expresses the hope that this dis agreeable lawing about grandpa's right to the earth will be concluded before he is obliged to take hold. The probabilities point to gran'ther's title being clouded. It is difficult to think of a library management in Brooklyn so microce phalous and essentially asinine as to bar "Tom Sawyer" from its shelves. It must be made up of the same old gentlemen who barred Longfellow's "Launching of the Ship" from the school readers a few years ago because the ship "leaped into old ocean's arms," thereby violating the proprities. A notable achievement of the late Governor Hogg- of Texas was the "Jim Hogg quart." An early struggle of his official career was against short quarts. Bottles holding a pint and a half and called quarts he pronounced swindles, and threatened to prosecute dealers in liquids whose bottles fell below the standard. There were some vigorous protests, then some tearful appeals, but Hogg was firm and con- Headquarters for Pine Diamonds And all Kinds of Jewelry-Watch Repairing TIIE MAKTIN JEWELRY COMPANY JESSIE H MARTIN. Graduate OptiH.« 125 Main Street Eyes Tested Free Glasses Correctly Fitted tended for the honest quart. The re sult was that the dealers ordered larger bottles and had blown into them "Jim Hogg quart" and the Jim Hogg quart" is known all over Texas today. New York continues to wonder at "the tremendous speculation in real estate" in progress there. But New York is not the only point. Everybody knows of "the California boom" and the inflated prices obtained there. It is j not so well known that the farmers in Illinois and Indiana are mortgaging their property to buy speculative land in the southwest. It is like the craze for land speculation which possessed Kansas and other states in 1885. The fact is that some of the best in vestments in real estate today are to be found right here in Walla Walla, and it has the advantage of lying where you can see it. Prices here have been steadily strengthening based on the steady, and now, rapidly increasing growth. THE ALCOHOL BILL. It is about twenty years since Sen ator Piatt of Connecticut in reporting on the proposal to free alcohol used in the arts from taxation declared: "It has been an unquestioned prin ciple of American taxation that inter nal revenue taxes should not be laid on articles of domestic production ne cessarily used i\i the production of other artcles. To tax an article of our own growth or manufacture is to im pose upon the consumer of ither arti cles. in the production of which the taxed article must necessarily be em ployed, a burden to which he ought not to be subjected." This is the principle upon which the bill for the free use of denaturized al cohol in the arts is based. The bill which has been agreed to in a sub committee of the ways and means committee of the house will prob ably soon be reported by the full committee. If congress finds the time and strength to consider and pass this non-political measure it will do a great thing for the consumers of the country in taking off them an extra tax, which they ought not to bear. Congress as a rule does not make much of the con sumers except at election times and here is a chance for it to reform. DECLARES FOR FREE TRADE. The liberal party, having won a tre mendous victory in the recent British election, as it claimed, upon the ques tion of free trade versus protection, thought fit to clinch its triumph by a declaration in the house of commons. It took the form of a resolution intro duced by a private member, but sup ported by the government and ex pressed in these terms: "That this house, recognizing that in the recent general election the peo ple of the United Kingdom had d/- monstrated their unqualified fidelity to the principles and practice of free trade, deems it right to record its de termination to resist any proposal, whether by way of taxation of foreign corn or of the creation of a general tariff upon foreign goods, to create in this country a system of protection." This resolution, which appears to have been cunningly devised to divide the poor remains of the conservative party in parliament, carried by a vote of 474 to 98. Seven unionists voted with the government on the motion and several, others, headed by Sir Ed ward Clarke, former attorney general, conveniently escaped from the house before the vote was taken. On the fiscal question the government ap peared to be able to hold its immense majority in line, while the opposition was no more united in the house than it was at the polls. WHY ROCKEFELER HIDES. Some curiosity has been expressed as to why Mr. Rockefeller should con ceal himself so carefully at Lakewood in New Jersey against process servers from New York. The New York dep uties cannot serve New York subpoe nas in New Jersey, and yet he hid himself as carefully in New Jersey, ap parently, as he did in New York. It appears from a statement in the Phil adelphia North American that what Mr. Rockefeller is dodging is a pro cess server from the United States court for his appearance to testify in a case brought by a French oil refining firm against the Pennsylvania railroad. The railroad is accused of having granted a rebate to the Standard Oil company not only on the oil shipped by the Standard, but also on that shipped by the French company. They want Mr. Rockefeller to tell about it, and he doesn't wish to. So we have the spectacle of the richest man in tfi» world driven to cover, hiding from the processes of the courts, defended by barricades, guards, search lights and bolted doors for fear he may be obliged to go into court and submit to cross examination as to his business meth ods. Mr. Rockefeller is doing all that is necessary to strengthen the prevail ing opinion that he has obtained his wealth by dishonorable means and that he is deserving of the disfavor, the contempt in which he is held by his fellow citizens despite his great wealth. THE LIFE TENURE OF THE FED ERAL BENCH. A Washington dispatch to the Balti more Sun goes a little farther than anything else we have seen in print in discussing the recent decision of the federal court in the beef-trust case. It suggests a feeling of indignation as well as disappointment in Washing ton at that decision. It indicates that no such conclusion was antici pated, and while under the law there appears to be no chance for appeal, there is a very settled opinion that the decision is wrong. This decision has brought out very prominently the great power vested in the federal bench. On the say so of a federal judge, policies and pur poses undertaken by the legislative and executive departments in compliance with the popular will may be absolute ly paralyzed. In such a case as this, involving the guilt or innocence of the members of the beef trust there ap pears to be no appeal from the lowest order of the federal bench and a mis take there is irreparable. It is true that legislation may remedy the evil in cases of this kind; that legislation might have provided for such an emer gency, thought it has not done so. But legislation cannot provide for all emer gencies and ultimate authority rests in the federal judiciary. The confidence of the public has rested in the integri ty of that branch of the government. When it is forfeited, the very existence of our institutions is severely threat ened. We must be able to believe in the courts. Unless that confidence is fully justified and can be maintained, the federal judiciary will have to be made responsible to the people, as are the other departments, and appoint ment for life, subject only to impeach ment for malfeasance in office, will have to be abandoned for election by the people. This would be a radical departure but it will surely come when the judi ciary becomes the subject of suspi cion. Within the past year and a half three. federal judges have been compelled to resign and suspicion has arisen with regard to others. We may not be so far from the radical i change just spoken of as we think. ANOTHER AMERICAN TRIUMPH. The impasse at Algeciras appears to have been gotten around by the deft ness in diplomacy of the American delegates acting in direct communica tion with the president and Secretary Root. The only live question remain- ing at Algeciras was the policing of Morocco's frontier. France claimed as a neighbor in Algiers a special terri torial position and demanded the di rection of the police department. Ger many resisted this and made a coun ter proposition of an internation police system. This, it was evident, would merely make more chances for fric tion between France and Germany, and the delegates were loath to enter upon the dangerous experiment. The Austrian delegates suggested a join* force captained by French and Span ish officers. This looked to Germaby very much like a French force in dis guise, and was rejected by her representatives. The American dele gates came forward with a proposal for the creation of an inspector who should report both to the sultan of Morocco and the diplomatic corps at Tangier. This suggestion has apparently been accepted by both France and Germany. It gives France the first hand con- trol of the police, but it makes ample provision for protection of German in terests in case the Spanish-French police force should try any tricks. The United States entered the con ference as one of the signatory powers of the treaty of 1880, but not without some mutterings from the anti-impe rialist wing of American politics. The United States, they claimed, had no business there and was merely making trouble for itself and taking chances of a foreign embroilment. The presi dent was, however, clear th.at there was an open-door question involved, and he sent delegates to the conference to look after that. The fact that they have been able incidentally to make suggestions that relieved the uncom fortable tension between two great European powers is altogether credit able to them and another tribute to the fact that this country's representa tions have great weight with our neighbors because they are understood to be disinterested. A GUARANTEED CURE FOR PILES Itching. Blind, Bleeding, Protrudinc Piles. Druggists are authorized to re fund money if PAZO OINTMENT fail: to eure in 6 to 14 days. 50c. THE EVENING STATESMAN, WALLA WALLA, WASHINGTON. FARRELL TO JOIN HARRIMAN Will Direct Fight Against Hill in the Northwest WILL HAVE CHARGE OF CONSTRUCTION HE MAY BE GIVEN A POSITION WITH MORE AUTHORITY LATER ON. J. D. Farrell, former president of the Great Northern Steamship company, and assistant to the president of the Great Northern, has been placed in charge of the construction of the Washington Northern, the Harriman projection fr<sm Portland to Seattle. He will occupy a postion with Harriman somewhat similar to that he held with the Great Northern while in construc tion work west of Spokane, but it is expected he will be given additional authority later. An official announcement of Mr. Farrell's appointment was made in the east today. This announcement has been expected by prominent railroad officials ever since Mr. Farrell aban doned his European tour three months earlier than he intended. When he returned to Seattle, however, he de nied the Harriman strv and has per sistently denied it since, says the Se attle Times. Prepared for Change. In railroad circles it has been pretty well understood that since his return Mr. Farrell has provided himself with maps showing all the Harriman plans here and has frequently been in con ference here, in Portland and in San Francisco with Harriman officials. In fact, the first man he met in Seattle when he returned was a Harriman representative. Harriman and Hill were then fight ing for Northwest supremacy and in his position as president of the Pacific Coast company, Mr. Farrell tvas a buffer between those interests and in the Hill-Mellen controversies he had a similar place. That Harriman and Mr. Farrell have been friendly for years has been well understood in railroad circles and it is known that in Europe Mr. Farrell was kept in touch not only with local conditions but also with the Harriman plans. Mr. Farrell is a director of the Pa cific Coast company, but his going to the other line will not affect control of the other corporation. H. W. Cannon, chairman of the board of directors, and a member of the "Hill crowd,' controls the majority of the stock which his heavy hlodings in Great Northern and Northern Pacific keep friendly to the Hill interests. Mr. Farrell and Mr. Cannon were in Eu rope at the same time, and when the former came home to go with Harri man it is pretty certain that Cannon knew of it. Took European Trip. „ Mr. Farrell left the Great Northern last summer, announcing at the time that he proposed to make a European trip in the fall and would not return until the summer of 1906, to look after personal interests. Just before he formally utrned over his office here to Howard JaVnes, Mr. Harriman was in the west and had planned a trip to Se attle to see Mr. Farrell. It was short ly after this that Mr. Harriman made his oriental tour and came home to give out his famous interview, wherein he declared the country was on the eve of an era of competitive railroad building. If there was an understand ing at that time between Mr. Harri man and Mr. Farrell, railroad men did i not know it. AMUSEMENTS Spectacular Production. New York's most phenomenal suc cess. "The Sleeping Beauty and the Beast" will at last be seen en tour, and will be presented for the first time in this city at the Keylor Grand, on Wednesday evening. "The Sleeping Beauty and the Beast," and what trav ellers are wont to style, a tremend ius Drury Lane spectacular production is a fairy extravaganza which delights the young and brings back to the parents those days when these very tales possessed indescriable' charms. "Beauty and tha Beast" is not a pantomine; it is an extravaganza with a coherent plot gorgeously set and pre sented by a well chosen company. It is not so awfully English, as it has been strictly Americanized. It is of course he oft-told fairy story or rather two ) "airy stories with which every one is. jr should be familiar, "The Sleeping Buffer in Fight. Beiiuty" and "Beauty and the Beast." The Drury Lane book was made by Messrs. Arthur Collins and J. H. Good, , and they have so interwoven the two < fairy stories, that underlying the spec- j tacle, is the old and always interest- I ing motive of the conflict between j good and evil; the powers of good be ing represented by the queen of the fairies and her court, while the witch and her imps and demons are th* powers of evil, over which the good finally triumphs. While "The Sleeping Beauty and the Beast" is represented as the greatest spectacular achievement of the Eng lish and American stage, the story is not smothered. Some idea of the magnitude of the extravaganza may be gathered from the statement that "Ben Hur" with all its spectacular effects, is just a roman tic drama, and not a spectacle when compared with "The Sleeping Beauty and the Beast." A splendid cast is promised in the big spectacle, headed by Barney Bernard, who last appeared here in "The Financier." Others prom inently mentioned in the company, which comprises about one hundred people, are: Isabelle Underwood, Rose Sartella, Edith Arnold, Isabelle Miller, Ralph Edwards, Charles Saunders, Ed ward Marsh and David DeWolf. "Around the Town." We are to have next at the Key lor Grand "Around the Town," a new comedy. The mere announcement that such a comedy is coming under ordi nary circumstances would not create any more than passing notice, but when it is known that our old friends, Murray and Mack, are at the head of the organization, local admirers of this famous team will, no doubt, begin to sit up and take notice. This is the most pretentious offering Muray t|i<s Mack have ever attempted, and their success along the line this season has been gratifying. While they have al ways been a record-breaking attraction judging from newspaper exchanges, their success this season exceeds all previous efforts. This will make Mur ray and Mack's fourteenth consecutive season as stars at the head of their own organization, a- record which has never been duplicated in farce com edy history. While Murray and Mack are comparitively young men, they are. with three or four exceptions, in point of continual activity together, the old est team before the public. An en tire new equipment of scenery, and a complete set of new gowns have been provided for the chorus, and the stars promise a bully bristling entertain ment. At the Keylor Grand Theatre. April 7. "THE CHRISTIAN." One of the best productions ever at the Keylor Grand theatre will be that of Hall Caine's powerful play "The Christian." The management has spared no expense to give its patrons a perfect performance in every detail. Fifty people will be used to carry out the author's ideas. New scenery and effects, the original incdental music and correct costumes are employed. Briefly, the play tells the story of i the love of a rich man's son for a par | son's daughter. From the land of the | Manxman, the scene shifts to London, j John Storm, refused the hand of Glory | Quayle, starts a mission in the slums, | while the girl becomes a famous singer. John pleads with her to leave the stage, but she refuses. Then fol i lows a duel, John Storm fighting for her soul, and a crowd of rich and dis solute men for her body. A climax is reached when John believes he can only save her soul by annihilating her body. As he is about to murder her she tells him of her love for him and his purpose is changed. When he was high in the eyes of the world Glory trifled with his heart, but when hunted by the mob, set upon by Lord Robert, despised by his own people and de feated at every turn, the woman can no longer hold herself from John, and stands by his side "to have and to hold." This is a mere outline of the plot. There are other stories involved, and a strong contrast of characters— clergymen, scamps, miscellaneous hu- 1 manity is shown. It is certainly re- | grettable that John Storm makes an entrance at the moment Brother Paul has his hands encircling the throat of Lord Robert. The nobleman es caped so completely from the penalty deserved for his rascalities that a lit- i tie rough usage at the hands of the man he has dishonored through his sister's shame, would not be amiss. These feelings of animosity are not according to the teachings of "The Christian," John Storm, but they are the prompting of human nature —an inborn desire to retaliate. At the Key lor Grand theatre, April sth. Praises Warde. That Frederick Warde is held in high esteem wherever he goes appears from the many editorials which he re ceives from the best papers of the land. Mr. "Warde recently appeared in Portland and the editor of the Ore gonian had this to say of him: "Frederick Warde is not only one of the ripest Shakespearean scholars in this country, but he is a speaker of great power and interest. To hear his recitals, especially when he takes his theme from the works of the Immortal Bard, is as great a treat as to see him act." There seem to be a few people who fear they will not enjoy Mr. W arde in recital as well as in theatrical work, but a statement like the one from the editor of the Oregonian, and the fur ther fact that Mr. Warde is every where drawing larger houses than he ever has before, should satisfy the minds of those who do not know just what to expect of Mr. Warde In his recital work. Besides giving all the principal parts of Hamlet and assum ing all the main characters himself, he gives explanations of the char acters, their motives, and remarks on the play in general, so that it is un derstood at once and appreciated as it could be in no other way. The reserved seat safe for Warde opens up at 10 o'clock Thursday mroning. "iraLOW KIDS" TO HAVE A BANQUET Prominent Society Ladies of Athena Will Give a Dance for Their Baseball Fund. ATHENA, April 2.—Great prepara tions are being made in Athena for the grand ball to be given in this city on the evening of April 7 for the benefit of the Yellow Kid baseball team. The ladies of the city will furnish an ele gant supper for the occasion. On the afternoon of Saturday, April 7, there will be a game of ball between the Yellow Kids and the Walla Walla nine, and the return game will be played Sunday afternoon. Efforts are being made to have an ercursion run into the city from Pendleton and Walla Walla for this occasion. Frank Willard, the old Yellow Kid pitcher, came in from Reardan, Wn., last night, and the veteran Ike But ler will hold down the slab for the sea son. Lawrence Lieuallen, another of the old Yellow Kid force, will also be in the field. The team is now com plete with the exception of the third baseman, who is expected to arrive April 5. A large line of Victor and Edison Records on hand at all times at Stan ley Music House, 23 Main street. Tel 255. Meet me at the Walla Walla Bowl ing Alleys and develop your muscles. Marine Band to Go Abroad. WASHINGTON, D. C„ April 2—The United States Marine band will prob ably fill foreign engagements thitf summer. According to schedule, June, July, August and part of September will be used in touring Great Britain and the Continent. As yet there has been no announcement in official cir cles of the proposed tour. KEYLOR GRAND Wednesday Night, April 4th, J 906 'iryt Pacific Coast Tour of thcßramouj- London Drury Lane Srectacl* 'The Sleeping Beauty and the Beast" As presented an entire season in New York City, at the Broadway theatre the most gigantic and gorgeous spectacular production ever presented here. 100 people in the brilliant ensembles. 3 carloads of scenery. Tuneful, catchy music, and numerous enjoyable special ty features, including the world-famed LOUVRE SEMINARY GIRLS' BAND Seat sale opens Tuesday morning, 10 a. m. Curtain raises at 8:15 p. m. — Carriages 10:45 p. m. " PRICES $1.50, $1, ; 75c, 50c, 25c for Nursin 3 M °* herS f - j There's scarcely a beverage as / I I palatable, nutritious, productive J of a generous supply of milk lor 3*%" H In'ants, and at the same time I W perfectly safe for the mother, as fe"tahl beer taken at judicious in- STAHL KVo"" Tel. Main 22 MONDAY. APRIL 2, 1906. [MUST 60 TO PENITENTIARY Supreme Court Denies Petition of W. W. Rowen HE WAS COffIfICTEU OF EMBEZZLEMENT MADE APPLICATION FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS AT OLYMPIA. W. W. Rowen, who was convicted in; Clallam cunty of embezzlement and sentenced to three gears' imprison ment, will have to go to prison, the supreme court having denied the peti tion for a writ of habeas corpus, and having also dismissed the appeal. Rowen was made vice-president and general manager of a lumber company. He mortgaged the mill for $1,000, and also marketed some shingles shortly after he received authority to manage the plant. The company went into the hands of a receiver. In the receivership pro ceedings Rowen's conduct came to the attention of the judge, who sent for the prosecuting: attorney and told him to file an information. In the habeas corpus proceeding William O'Connor sought to show that the judge became a partisan and usurped the functions of the prosecutor. The supreme court evidently took little stock, in the con tention. A NO. 1 MILK COW; CALF ONE day old. W. H. Teller, Isaacs ave. and Division st. Farmer Murdered. MOTLEY, Minn., April 2.—Pat Hol ly, a farmer living seven miles north west of Motley, was found late yes terday afternoon murdered and buried it a pile of refuse at a stable. His team and sled were found two miles northwest of Motley, in Case county. The team had been wandering around and got fast in timber brush. Evidently the horses had been there for several days. On identification ot the team at Motley, search was made for the man, and he was found as stated. Evidence points to robbery. The coroner and sheriff were noti fied. Holly was a bachelor and lived alone. He was supposed to be wealthy. He was nearly 70 years of age. Fork tips fitted for 75 cents at H. O. Peck's, corner Fourth and Alder. For Sale. Two fine lots in Green's addition no better in that part of town. Inquire at this office.