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MONDAY, APRIL 2. 1906.
READY FOR FAST BASEBALL Local Team is Gatting in Trim for the Season PLAY WHITMAN THURSDAY AFTERNOON MEETING TO BE HELD IN PEN DLETON TO ARRANGE A SCHEDULE. W alia W alia \\ ill have this season the best semi-professional ball that has ever been put up in this section of the country, is the general opinion of the fans, who are keeping close tab on the aggregation that has been gotten together by Manager Tempany. The bunch was out on the local diamond yesterday afternoon, and while the weather was not the best for practice, the men showed up in good shape and gave evidence of having the mettle to give the cranks their money's worth. The first game scheduled to be play ed on the local field is with Whitman college next Thursday afternoon at 4 o'clock. Next Saturday and Sunday the Wal-' la Walla team will give battle to the Yellow Kids at Athena. Sunday the O. R. & X. will run an excursio to Athena so that the fans can have an opportunity of witnessing one of the games. Saturday night Manager Tempany ordered from Chicago new uniforms. They will be a dark blue, with white caps, white belts and white stockings. Will Arrange a Schedule. It is now planned to hold a meeting of the representatives of the Walla Walla. Pendleton, Athena, La Grande and Baker City clubs at Pendleton in a few days to arrange a schedule of games for the season. Walla Walla now has dates to cover each Saturday and Sunday in April and several games for week days will be arranged with Whitman college and the sol diers. The local fans are as enthusiastic over the prospects for good ball, not- Guaranteed Garden Hose Good reliable Garden H .se always affords a source of great satisfaction to the purchaser, and for this ieason we will handle ths line of Hose manufactured by the Gutta Percha & Rubber Mfg. Co., the same line as we handled 1 ist year. This line of Hose has st ,od the hardest tests for over 50 years, particularly in fire departme its and other places requiring hard service and has therefore p.-oven itself to be, without a doubt, the best Hose on the market. When you buy this grade you may know you are getting the kind that will give you the Very best of service. Our new Spring stock is now here, fresh from the factory, and we guarantee every foot to give perfect satisfaction. Come in and let us show you this Hose whether you are in the market for Hose or not. AT $4 50 NASSAU HOSE, a inch. 3 ply rubber hose, which •„ Vive eood service und>r light pressure and careful usage; Will fcivc & m 4 ■'/I ft section complete with couplings. Price S^-i.oU AT S6 75—WALLABOUT HOSE, 50 ft. section. This Hose is noted for service and durability; made of first-class materials, inside and outside, and is by far the very best value we have been able to offer. Complete wt h couplings $6.75 AT $8 75— RIDGEWOOD HO3E, 50 ft. sections, % inch, complete th couplings. This is m-de of heavy, strong duck and high grade tube cover and has no equal except the Carbolized Mal tese Cross brand «-r $12 50—CARBOLIZED MM-TESE CROSS HOSE. Recom mended for high pressure aid hard service. This hose is as good as it is posisble to make it. Carbolizing preserves the duck and rubber from mildew and deterioration. This grade will last longer than any other Hose on the market. 50 ft. sec ions With the first 100 sections of Hose sold we will give a patented Nozzle free. to furnish the home withstanding the league proposition went up and have assured the local team their hearty support to assist in giving the public clean sport during the and summer. PERSONAL MENTION. A. P. Cahill, Captain M. R. Hanger and H. H. Wolfe, of Dayton, are in the city attending a meeting of the incor porators of the Columbia & Walla Walla Traction company. T. B. Flowers, a well-known Prescott farmer, is in the city on business to day. H. Mcßride, a livery stable man of Weston, is in the city visiting friends. H. F. Mills, a well-known Prescott farmer, is in the city attending court, having been drawn as a juror. Dale H. ±Tesn»i and bride of Athena, are guests at the Dacres to day. Mr. and Mrs. Preston were mar ried at Portland last week. T. W. Tevis, a prominent Dixie resi dent, is a Walla Walla visitor today. J. E. Houtchens, drawn as a juror to serve at the April term of the superior court, is in the city from Waitsburg. RICH STRIKE MADE ON THE COLWYN Weil-Known Walla Walla Men Are the Principal Owners of the Property. Word has been received in Walla Walla from Wallace of a rich strike of two feet of galena, assaying 50 per cent lead and 20 ounces of silver to the ton, in the Colwyn mine. The mine, which is owned principally by W. W. Baker, F. S. Dement and W. D. Church, of Walla Walla, is located on Sunset mountain in the Coeur d' Alenes and is under a three years' lease to John Melise, a well-known mining man, who brought the news to Wallace Saturday. The ledge was found in the face of the tunnel, now in 300 feet. Melise is working a crew of five men on the mine. The Colwyn is one of the most promising properties in the Coeur d'Alenes and news of the strike is received with satisfaction by the Walla Walla stockholders. TOM PAYNESTILL HOLDS JOB Crocker Denies Report That He Had Been Suspended CLAIMS DEPUTY IMS BEEN ILL STORY WAS THAT HE HAD BEEN OUSTED BECAUSE OF FRIEND SHIP FOR PILES. The statement made In Seattle Fri day that Tom Payne had been re moved from his post as deputy Inter nal revenue collector by Collector D. B. Crocker because of Payne's friendship for Senator Piles is denied at Mr. Crocker's offices, says the Tacoma News. As a matter of fact, Payne has not been removed. He has not even been suspended. He has been ill since February 22. His duties dufing his illness are being performed by Stamp Clerk Bushnell, of the Seattle office. Mr. Payne will resume his work when he is sufficiently recovered to do so. Mr. Crocker said to a News re porter: "The export business done In Seat tle requires the presence there dally of a deputy revenue collector. The work he has to perform cannot be deferred. It must be done each day, as it presents itself. When Mr. Payne fell ill it was necessary that some one should be given authority at once to do his work. Such authority was given to Mr. Bushnell. Hhe under stands. and Mr. Payne understands, and everyone concerned understands that the arrangement is only tempo rary—only for such time as Mr. Payne cannot himself undertake the duties of the office. If I had intended to re place him I should have gone outside the Seattle office for a man. But Mr. Payne is not complaining." No Breach. The story from Seattle had it that Mr. Payne was ousted from his post because he was known to be a Piles man before any other political alliance. But the agreement between Piles and Ankeny is of such a nature that this is not plausible. There has been, so far, no breach between the senators. Federal offices to be filled will doubt less continue to be filled from the ranks of the following of the one or the other of the two senators. Repre sentative W. A. Clark, for instance, Wanted Payne's place. He has been otherwise provided for in the internal revenue service. He is likely to retain his present position unless Mr. Payne should voluntarily retire. VEHICLE LICENSE MAY BE TESTED Agents Selling Buggies in Milton Country Are Being Complained of By Hardware Men. There is a possibility that the recent action of the county court requiring a license of $500 a year from any outside company selling vehicles in the county may be tested, says the East Oregon ian. Complaint has been received by W. J. Clarke, secretary of the Hardware Men's association, that a concern has unloaded two carloads of buggies at Milton, and is now engaged in ped dling them among the farmers of that section. This morning Mr. Clarke laid the matter before District Attorney Phelps and should sufficient evidence be secured the agents will be prose cuted unless they pay the license. It is said they are seeking to evade the license by driving prospective purchasers over the state line and there completing the deal. "Whether or not they will be able to escape the license in this manner remains to be seen. Rims put on for $1.50 each at H. O. Peck's, corner Fourth and Alder. Olympia Offers Bonds to State. OLYMPIA, April 2.—The state board of land commissioners received from the city of Olympia today a request that the state should take over $200.- 000 worth of bonds into which the city plans to refund its outstanding debt. The board was favorable to the idea, and referred the offer to the attorney general for his opinion. Kennewick's New School. KENNEWICK, April 2.—The con- THE EVENING STATESMAN, WALLA WALLA, WASHINGTON. tract for the new high school building: has been let to Fred Cleaveland of North Yakima for $9600. Architect Newton C. Gaunt has drawn up the contract and both parties to it signed up on the evening of March 24th. This contract calls for a building of 9 rooms at the cost above indicated. Tragic Secret Revealed. ST. LOUIS, April 2.—There was a draamtic scene In Judge Taylor's courtroom when his honor, in pursu ance of the duty imposed upon him by law and his oath, relentlessly un masked a black-garbed wife seeking divorce on the grounds of cruelty and drunkenness and revealed her to the crowd as one of "Mrs. Warren's Pro fession." And the scene was not with out an element of pathos. The woman confessed to the Judge in the end that she had lied, lied under oath, lied de liberately and repeatedly to hide her own real self from her own child, a daughter of 18, reared in a convent in the Arm belief that her mother was all that every mother should be. KELLY-WHITNEY CASE IS UP Nurserymen Allege Fruit Trees Were Intected SUE TO RECOVER DIG SUM OF (2,283.00 THEY CLAIM SHIPMENT WAS DE- STROYED BY AN INSPECTOR WITHOUT CAUSE. A jury in the superior court will probably decide this evening whether or not C. L. Whitney, proprietor of the Northwest Nursery, shipped to J. A. Kelly & Sons, nurserymen of Nel son, B. C., an infected lot of apple and fruit trees, valued at $730, last May. The civil action, In which the Kellys seek to recover sums aggregat ing $2,283 from Mr. Whitney, alleged to be due by reason of the shipment of infected trees, was commenced in the superior court today. In brief the Kellys allege that they purchased trees and shrubbery of Mr. Whitney last May to the value of $730, paying cash. The shipment was held up by Thomas Cunningham, fruit inspector of Brit ish Columbia at Vancouver, the port of entry, who alleged that the ship ment was infected. The shipment was destroyed by Cunningham and the Kelleys brought suit against Mr. Whit ney for the Value of the shipment and damages sustained. The defense alleges that when Mr. Whitney was notified that the ship ment was held up. he accompanied T. F. Von Holderbeke, state commissioner of horticulture, to Vancouver and de manded to see the trees, which re quest was refused by the provincial inspector without any valid reason. The defense has numerous witnesses to prove that the shipment was per fectly free of infection when it left the Northwest Nursery at Walla Walla. The plaintiff is represented by Oscar Cain and the defense by Sharpstein & Sharpstein. TO HAVE A KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS LODGE Grand Keeper of Records and Seal Parks Will Institute One at Dixie. Grand Chancellor J. W. McArthur has appointed Grand Keeper of Rec ords and Seal R. G. Parks as special deputy to institute a new lodge of Knights of Pythias at Dixie. The date set for the institution is April 13. The new lodge will have a member ship of 20. The members of Columbia Lodge No. 8, of Walla Walla, will as sist Mr. Parks in the work of starting off the new lodge. An invitation will also be extended to the Waitsburg Knights and a large attendance is ex pected. Inaugurating the New Governor. MANILA. April 2.—The inauguration of Henry C .Ide as governor of thfi Philippines, in succession to Mr. Luke E. Wright, who was appointed am bassador of the United States to Japan was the occasion of a brilliant mili tary and civic demonstration. Gov ernor Ide will retire from his office on September 15. General Smith, who will succeed Mr. Ide, is now on a va cation, which will last until Septem ber, when he wil return here to as sume the office of governor. In the mean time Dean C. Worcester will act as secretary of education. kiirs mmoK to oust Secretary of State Hears Argu ment in Insurance Matter WASHINGTON COMPANY IS INVOLVED CLAIMED THAT ITS OFFICIALS HAVE DISOBEYED THE LAWS OF THE STATE. Sam H. Nichols, secretary of state, said Saturday evening that it would be several days before he passed on the petition of the Southwest "Wash ington Lumbermen's association to oust the Washington Fire Insurance associations from the state, says the Olympian. He and his deputy, J. H. Srtiively, heard the arguments of the attorneys yesterday. The petition and argu ment alleged that Washington Are in surance companies are in a compact in violation of the anti-compact law. Senator J. T. Welsh, W. B. Stratton and C. C. Dalton argued for the lum bermen's association, and John H Powell and H. T. Granger for the in surance companies. It was charged that Leo McKenzie, surveyor for Washington, made daily reports to the head office of the com bination at San Francisco. Mr. Powell, for the insurance com panies, did not deny that the Wash ington association was formed to make surveys with a view to lessening ex penses and forming a basis of stand ard rates. He denied that the laws of the state were disobeyed and cit ed acts of the legislature of 1903 and 1905 to show that the legislature rec ognized the standard rates fixed by the association and went so far as to compel mutual associations to follow such rates. TOWN TOPICS Weather Forecast—Tonight fair; Tuesday fair and warmer. Elks May Banquet Warde—Frederick Warde is said to be the most popular Elk in the United States. The local lodge of Elks is planning to give him an elaborate banquet after his recital at the Keylor Grand next Friday evening. Returns From Goldfield —Fred W. Schultz. Jr., accompanied by his bride, has returned from Goldfield, Nev., and is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred W. Schultz, on North Fourth street. Young Mr. Schultz has been living in Goldfield about two years, where he was employed by one of the large mining companies there. He spent several weeks in California and Seattle on his way to Walla Walla. Married Sunday—Yesterday after noon Rev. James C. Reid, of the Pres byterian church, celebrated the mar riage ceremony of Arthur Oliver Sampson and Miss Edna Beatrice Young. The ceremony, which was per formed at the residence of Mrs. Lydia Haworth, was witnessed by a few in timate friends of the bride and groom. Mr. and Mrs. Sampson left on the afternoon train for their future home at Radcliffe, la. Death of Miss Mamie Cook—Miss Mamie Cook, of La Grande, died at the Walla Walla hospital late Saturday night of tuberculosis at the age of 29 years. Two brothers arrived in the city to attend the funeral, which was held from the Macmartin & Crampton undertaking parlors at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon. Rev. Austin Rice, pastor of the First Congregational church, of ficiated. Interment was in the city cemetery. Excursion to Dayton—All arrange ments for the excursion to Dayton to night under the auspices of the Mod ern Woodmen have been completed. The train will leave the W. C. R. de pot at 6:30 and it is expected that a large number of the members of the order will avail themselves of visiting their brethren in the Columbia county metropolis. Quite a number of the members of the Walla Walla Com mercial club will also take in the ex cursion and will be the guests of the Dayton club while in that city. The train is scheduled to return to Walla Walla tomorrow morning at 1 o'clock. Three Land in Jail—A fondness for bad whisky landed Gus Swanson, Al fred Hartson and Mike Bartlett in the city jail last night on charges rang ing from drunk and disorderly conduct to plain drunk. Hartson, who Is an elderly man, probably 55 years of age. claims that he was doped by a couple of men in the Armory building yester day afternoon. He was in a bad way when picked up by the police. Bart lett is an old offender and will be given an opportunity to explain things in the police court this evening. Swanson, who conducts a cigar store in East Main street, imbibed a little too much yesterday and to quiet his nerves he was placed in cold storage. The three men will be brought up in police court this evening. Farewell Party—The Golden Rule store was the setting for an unusual scene Saturday evening, the occasion being a farewell "spread" given to the employes by Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Dim mitt in honor of Miss Cora Blackmail, who expects to leave shortly for an extended visit in the east. After the generous feast was disposed of Miss Blackmon was presented with a hand seme traveling case, as an evidence of the high esteem in which she is held by her fellow-clerks. Miss Blackman has been with the Golden Rule from the beginning of its career in Walla Walla, and this little demonstration but faintly expressed the appreciation which Mr. Dimmitt feels for her faith ful and untiring service. PQNIINENT GERMAN FARMER DEAD John C. Kaseberg Succumbed to Asthma Last Night After a Trip to California. John C. Kaseberg. brother of Henry Kaseberg, the old pioneer, died at the family residence, 318 East Rose street, at 12:30 o'clock last night of asthma, aged 74 years. Mr. Kaseberg lately returned from California, where he spent the winter. The funeral will take place from the residence Wed nesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Mr. Kasebrg was a native of Ger many and came to the United States when a mere lad. For years he farm ed in Oregon, amassing a considerable fortune. He moved to Walla Walla some years ago to make his home. He is survived by seven children as fol lows: Mrs. W. R. Copeland, Henry J. Kaseberg. Mrs. W. C. Bennett, Amelia Kaseberg and Albert Kaseberg, all of Walla Walla; John R. Kaseberg and E. E. Kaseberg. of Wasco, Oregon, where the family formerly resided. FORMER MAYOR IN WALLA WALLA General Tannatt Visits Former Home for the First Time in Eight Years. General Thomas R. Tannatt, of Spo kane, is in Walla Walla today, being called here as a witness in the superior court. General Tannatt is the owner of the largest fruit orchard in Whitman county, but makes his home in Spo kane. He formerly resided in Walla Walla and was at one time mayor of this city. This is his first visit to Walla Walla in eight years, and he expressed himself as being favorably impressed with the great strides that have been made by the city toward becoming one of the leading cities of the state. East Main Flour and Feed Store. Call or phone for prompt delivery. Formerly McKey's phone. Main 1499. P. R. Allen, prop., 120 E. Main street. TO MAKE WALLA WALLA BEAUTIFUL Executive Committee of Fifty Thou sand Club Will Meet Tonight and Adopt Plans. A meeting of the executive commit tee of the Fifty Thousand club will be held tonight at the headquarters in the Ransom building. The object of the meeting is to take up the plan of beautifying Walla Walla. Sub-com mittees are to be appointed to handle different portions of the work and an effort will be made to interest every person in Walla Walla in the move ment to make this city the most beau tiful in the entire northwest. Rims put on for $U ' each at H. O. Peck's, corner Fourtfr and Alder. Wait for the street cars at the Book Nook. Subscribe for the Statesman. SCHEDULE FOR CONVENTION Lieutenant-Governor Coon Takes a Hand in latter FOOn DELEGATES FROM EACH COUNTY ALSO ONE FOR EACH TWO HUN- DRED VOTES CAST FOR ELECTOR COSGROVE. Lieutenant Governor Charles B. Coon, who is the Jefferson county member of the republican state cen tral committee, and T. D. Rockwell, chairman of the tax commission, the committeemen from Spokane county, have prepared an apportionment for the republican state convention, which they will submit to the state commit tee at its meeting for adoption next month. This apportionment has al ready been approved by practically all of the state officials, and appears to be entirely satisfactory, is the report that comes from Olympla. The basis of representation is fixed at four delegates at large for each county, and one delegate for each 200 voters, or major fraction thereof, cast for President Roosevelt at the general election of 1904. This will give a total of 657 delegates, or just three less than were in the last state convention. By allowing four delegates at large for each county the smaller counties will make a total net gain of about 40 delegates, and this number will be lost by the big counties. King county is given nine less delegates than it had in the 1904 election, and the other big counties will lose proportionately. Benton county has been created since the last convention was held and it is proposed to arbitrarily assign six delegates to the county, there being no vote on which to base the representa tion. It is not considered practicable to deduct these six delegates from the number apportioned to Klickitat and Yakima counties, from which Benton was created. The apportionment prepared by Messrs. Coon and Rockwell is as fol lows: Adams, 10; Asotin, 8; Benton, 6; Chehalis, 17; Chelan, 10; Clallam, 9; Clarke, 16; Columbia, 9; Cowlitz, 12; Douglas, 13; Ferry, 7; Franklin, 7; Garfield, 8; Island, 6; Jefferson, 9; King. 106; Kitsap. 13; Kittitas, 13; Klickitat, 11; Lewis, 19; Lincoln, 16; Mason, 7; Okanogan, 10; Pacific, 11; Pierce, 53; San Juan, 7; Skagit, 19; Skamania, 5; Snohomish, 34; Spokane, 55; Stevens, 16; Thurston, 15; Wah kiakum, 6; Walla Walla, 181; What com, 31; Whitman, 24; Yakima, 21; total, 657. LAND OFFICE BUSINESS FOB QUARTER Receiver Gillis Reports That $19,575.12 in Cash Was Received Since the First of the Year. According to the report of Receiver Gillis, the total receipts of the Walla Walla land office for the quarter end ing March 31 were 119,575.12. The fol lowing is the detailed statement of the receipts: 17 homestead commutations at 12.50 per acre $ 6,386.38 9 homestead commutations at $1.25 per acre 1,550.00 23 homestead excesses at $2.50 acre 311.61 5 homestead excesses at $1.25 per acre 31.07 3 desert land excesses 31.07 1 lieu land selection excess.. 19.46 7 public land sales 926.99 1 timber and stone sale 400.00 2 final desert land entries... 360.00 46 original desert land entries 2,505.93 Fees on 238 homestead entries 2,290.00 Commissions on 36,174.76 acres 2,561.78 151 final proofs 1,591.50 1 timber land declaration.... 10.00 62 cancellation notices 62.00 fj. P. selection lists 82.00 Miscellaneous fees 466.16 Total $19,575.12 Save your pennies for Easter gifts at the Women's Guild sale of April 3d at Rogers & Hoswell'a. Punctures repaired 15 cents each at EL O. Peck's, corner Fourth and Alder. A large line of Victor ond Edison Records on hand at all times at Stan- Icy Music House, 23 Main street. Tel. 255, PAGE FIVE