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WHEAT MARKET SOARS SKYWARD IN CHICAGO Wild Scenes on Board of Trade Where it is Predicted Prices Will Go to Dollar and a Quarter a Bushel-—Flour Advances One Dollar CHICAGO, May 11. —July wheat pened high this morning and climb ed witli a rush in a few minutes to 91%. The lid is off in the Chicago grain pit A head market obtained in the wheat pit this morning. The excitement was fierce as the advance continued. .May wheat sold at 87%. July sold ;l t ts% to 89%. September sold at 90% to 91%, showing advances of one and a quarter to .ne and three-eighths over last night's close. Trading is enormous, the brokers switching from one Side to another.. The big traders predict dollar and a wheat. By 11 o'clock July wheat reached 93 5-8. GOOD BALL GAME TOMORROW Barley Growers Come to Meet Inland Wonders About 500 barley growers from Day ton and Waitsburg are expected to come down tomorrow morning to help root out a victory for the fast little bunch of bat swingers from the little Columbia county village, when they go vi' against .Manager Bill's Inland Won ders at the city ball park. The game should be a fast one as the men from the north have a rep utation fur fast fielding and have won every contest in which they have ap peared this season. Among the teams vanquished by the barley growers was the Prescott nine with its imported battery. Tne battery for the visitors is said to i ne of the best that has ever been seen here and that this is so iin readily be believed when it is known three runs were the most any team has been able to pile up against the r.Ul'ghelS. The game will be called at 3 o'clock sharp. WORK IS RESUMED. Engineer Wilson Has Force of Men Building Settling Basin. W irk has again been resumed on ili- settling basin for the new city system. J. B. Wilson, city engi neer announces a force of workmen has been engaged and material has beei assembled for the work. So soon as weather conditions permit the work will be rushed to completion. But very has been accomplished at the h.-adworks of the pipe line since the la of last fall. The creek has hed its normal condition now and very little trouble will be ex perienced. COLUMBIA WIS.. BOSTOX, May 11—Columbia the boat race from Harvard. : Columbia 9:16; Harvard 9:18. J . . . . . . . . . . JL. JL 110 IT ISN'T A CHINK AT ALL JUST II TALK FROM THE NOIST TIN fliililaod is decidedly angry, is in jail. He will have to there a month, too. It wouldn't ' - ba.l either, if it wasn't on ac count of a Swede. Isn't a Swede as anyone fa .ih the sons of the bog and can attest. Swede who is just now the re : Innumerable, anathemas are being strained through the the red jail is Thomas A. Eli- But "Tom" shares the honors with a g nUeman from old Cathay who3c nine -Red" doesn't know but •WOW hk.. to. "His slant eyedness" was standing in fronl of a music store yesterday af listening to a talking machine " : - - r the machine was saying it led good to the Oriental, whc hke he might be one of the humble onion cultivators who live or gardens below the city. He had I' r "babh- never before heard a tit horn talk, at least not that kind o1 a tinhorn. J-h*- inanimate talker \.as rattlini 0! J a good piece of Chinese dialec *hen • R ed - i urched a i on g ' and thai thought he heard some THE EVENING STATESMAN Most of the conservative traders were infected with the general spir it of wild speculation. Everybody Is buying and there is only selling by those who sold at a profit with a rebound for higher prices. The riotous scenes equalled the Letter days. Reports of frost in the northwest increased the skyrocket tendency. Flour advanced one dollar a barrel this morning. July's price was 91% at winch it closed. Local Market Cleaned Out. The local wheat market reached tne highest point noted in many a long WHITMAN DEFEATS GONZAGA. SPOKANE. May 11.—Special- Whitman defeated Gonzaga col lege this morning- 8 to 1. Rigsby twirled brilliantly, al lowing but two hits. Morgan's great feat of scaling the fence for Brogan's fly was the star stunt of the game. Whitman plays Blair this af ternoon with Marquis in ,the box. The team leaves for home tonight. JOHN A. DAVIS REPORTED TO DE IN DYIN6 CONDITION F. W. Kaser left early this morn ing for the country home of John A. Davis, who is not expected to live. Mr. Davis, who is president of the Davis-Kaser company, was seriously ill during the early spring suffering with heart trouble and it was thought he would recover. He gained strength, however, and his present attack is a surprise. DEATH OF MRS. HASTINGS. Wife of Leading Farmer of Mud Creek Dies Suddenly. Mrs. Cynthia A. Hastings, wife of J. J. Hastings, a leading farmer or Mud Creek, living about nine miles from Walla Walla, died this morning at 4 o'clock after an attack of heart trouble from which she had been suf fering for some time. Mrs. Hastings was 59 years old. She was born in Indiana and came to this state in 1876. Since then she has lived continuously on the farm where she died. Two grown sons and a daughter ar left to share the grief of the father and husband. They are: Vernon, Ralph and Flora, all of this county. The funeral will be held from the farm house tomorrow morning at 18 o'clock. Burial will be in the Valley Chapel cemetery. New Member Appointed. WASHINGTON, May 11. —Lieut. Governor L. Y. Sherman of Illinois, was today appointed a member of the Spanish claim commission to succeed Dhkman of Michigan. thing like this—he says that's what he thought, anyway: -What fo' all-a time dlam whit? 'man blothe' poor Chinaman?" i Red says there were other insults 1 hurled at him. but he didn't take time to listen to them. j No A gentle breeze wafted the in nocent cause of "Red's" present dur ance within his grasp and for a few brief minutes the talking machine wasn't in the running as a dappei ! little yellow man on one side of a rap idly nioving circle and a wrath filled red" face hidden behind a stubby red beard at the other side emitted a ser- I of veils and growls that complete ly drowned the imitation in the music «'tore and when a blue coated limb of "the law rushed in and grabbed urn hirsute cable connecting the two gy rating peace disturbers the circus pa rade had long ceased to be anything but a minor attraction. "Red" was sufficiently recovered this morning to be able to on Mr. Edison, where it r.ghtfullv be longs, but just the same, says Us 1 ?aaribl-Ie state of affairs whin a ?ref Am-mer-r-ican citizen has to sarve toime merely for sthretchm a haythen Chinee's queue. month yesterday when a small lot was sold for 76 cents. Wheat dealers say practically all the wheat in the state, though, is al ready sold so the high prices will benefit the grower but little. Many of the farmers held on as long as they were able in the hope that the cov eted 75 mark vould be reached be fore they were obliged to sell but the rise came too late. Frost Comes Again. WINNIPEG, Man.. May 11.—There was more frost last night with further damage to wheat. There is further alarm over the possible shortage. "NICK CARTER" IS INDICTED Harry Gibson, Arrested Here, Is Held in Portland PORTLAND. May 11.— J. F. Shorey, manager of the City Messenger com pany, was indicted today by the fed eral grand jury for withholding a let ter containing a draft for $50 which was sent by John Peterson, of Gold field. Nevada, to J. W. Hayes, of the Hasty Messenger company. A young man by the name of Borland, an em ploy? of Shorey, was indicted with his employer on the same offense. Bail was fixed in both cases in the sum of $250 The grand jury returned the indict ments this afternoon. Harry C. Gibson, was also indicted 'his afternoon on the charge of imper sonating a secret service officer. Gibson was arrested by Secret Service Opera tive T. B. Foster. at Walla Walla. Washington, several months ago and has been in the county jail ever since. His bail was fixed at $1000. William Schmidt was indicted by the federal grand jury this afternoon for raising postofflee money orders. Schmidt Is serving a short term at McNeil's island for committing the same offense in Washinfiton. When releaser! he will be brought to Portland for trial. WILLIAM FORD FOUND GUILTY OF BURGLARY After being out less than one hour the jury in the case of William Ford, colored, who was charged with burg lary with intent to commit it felony brought in a verdict of guilty. The jury recommended that the court be lenient in sentencing the prisoner. Ford has been in jail since January 30. when he was arrested, charged with a serious crime. Argue On Writ. ST. LOUIS. May 11. —Arguments were made in the federal court today in the habeas corpus proceedings to prevent the officers taking H. C. Pierce to Texas to answer the charges of per jury In connection with the Texas ouster suit against the Waters-Pierce Oil company. SAYS "IS. WARREN'S PROFESSION" CANNOT BE STOPPED BY RUPP IN WALLA WALLA Ernest Shuter. manager for Miss Rose Coghlan. who is to appear at the Keylor Grand theater in Bernard Shaw's problem play: "Mrs. Warren's Profession" May 26th. referring to th.i threat to stop the production of the play in Walla Walla, and to criticisms that have been made in the press, says: "The fact of the whole matter is that this play has received a tremend ous amount of illegitimate newspaper publicity, and I cannot understand why the press should begin upon a play which has never been seen. The au •horities have not molested some of the worst things that have ever been put on the stage —things far worse than 'Mrs. Warren's Profession." Why should this sudden moral spasm burst upon a play that has not yet appeared? "It is quite true that the play was stopped in New York a year ago by Xew York police, headed by a commis sioner who had no more comprehension of the subtleties o£ Shaw, Ibsen of ESTABLISHED 1861 A'ALLA WALLA, WASHINGTON, SATURDAY, MAY 11, 1907. SIDETRACK GOV. HUGHES. NEW YORK. May 11.—Former Governor Odell introduced a resolution in the meeting of the 1 republican state committee today ■ endorsing Governor Hughes as the ' next republican candidate for 1 president. The resolution was < taoled by a vote of 32 to four. « Those opposing Odell's resolu- ' tion gave only one reason: "Too « soon." ' "Nothing can stop the Hughes' • boom. It has come to him with- • out an effort on his part. The • people will not allow Roosevelt to « name, nominate, or elect, a pres- 4 ident," is heard on every side. FATHER FINED SON IS TRUANT First Case of Parent's Punish ment Under Law For the reason the family has 10 children ranging from four to 20 years of age, and the fact he has been in poor health for some time, John W. Brassfleld was this afternoon given a light sentence for failing to send his son, Robert Brassfleld, to school. Truant Officer Hiller, City Superin tendent Jones and Principal John Woods testified they had experienced trouble in compelling the boy to at tend school. Mr. Brassfleld. while testifying, said he had been in poor health during last fall and winter. He was unable to earn money with which to supply his children with books and suitable clothing with which to attend school Robert, who is 12 years old. began school, April 23. From that date until May 6, he had been present only two and one-half days. Various excuses had been given to the teacher for his absence. The father testified he had supposed the child was in school ex cept one or two days, when he had kept him out. He said he and his wife worked and left the home early in the morning and did not rerurri until late in the evening. Whtjn Justice Huffman told the de fendant he would fine him $10 and costs but would suspend sentence if he would see that the boy attended school, the father said he would take -ume of the child's skin off his back if he did not obey him. It is said the conviction obtained this afternoon is the first of that na ture ever given in Walla Walla coun ty. Hereafter every effort will be made by the authorities to compel negligent parents to send their chil dren to school. Practically no excuse exists for children not receiving a public education as Superintendent Jones offers to furnish children with books and clothing where the parents, are not able to do so. FOR THE FARMERS. And in order to settle the dust • the weather dealer says: "Occa- 1 sional rain tonight and Sunday." 1 Arrested for Forgery. CHICAGO, May 11.—A youth aged 20, with a military bearing, six feet, two inches in height, and claiming to be Harold Enissen, son of a general in tb« German army, was arrested today charged with the forgery of a $25 .check on the Marsh Bridge company, Peoria, MESSINA. May 11.—New craters have been formed on Mounts Aetna and Stromboll, and the eruptlors are increasing. The population is increas ingly alarmed. A portion of the Stromboli's crater has fallen in the increasing activity. Maeterlinck than an East Side fish wife. We took it to the United States supreme court six mon'hs after the performers and managers were sub poenaed. "Three of New York's most learned judges sat in judgment and decided that Mrs. Warren's Profession' was quite within the jurisdiction and un der the protection of the law. As a consequence the doors of the Manhat tan thea'er were thrown open to the public, who flocked and strove for seats week after week, and the sensation seekers and morbidly inclined, who gathered for live wire jolts, went forth to praise one of the best constructed plays seen in years. "We would be playing there yet but for the fact that the theate\ has been purenased by the Pennsylvania rail road, who bought the property to en able them to build their terminal sta tion. New Craters Formed. CRISIS COMES ' IN CAR STRIKE Street Cars Started Simul taneously From Barns I SAX FRANCISCO, May 11.—What President Calhoun characterized as the crisis of the car strike was reached at 10 o'clock this morning when cars were run simultaneously from the Oak j and Turk street barns to the burned j district down town. j Calhoun intimated that on the results jof his efforts this morning would de nend whether or not he would ask for I troops. Four hundred additional strike breakers from the east arrived at 4 o'clock this morning. All the Turk street cars carried pas sengers—one car, at one time, having 12 aboard. All the brick piles were closely guarded by police in the burned district. The cars from the Turk street barns made the trip down town without ac j cident with no brick throwing. No oh i structions were placed on the tracks and the crowds at various points along j the route applauded the strikebreakers. !No overt act was attempted. The cars from the < )ak street barn did not fare so well, rocks being thrown lat a number of points. Several arrests j were made. A brick was hurled through the j windows of a car in which Assistant I President Mullally was riding narrowly ; missing his head. Instead of making a run into Market street it was decided to end the trip at Kearney street, j While the turn was being made I workmen on a building threw a piece 'of brick on the car. This was followed by a fusilade by the crowd which was quickly scattered by police. All cars from the Oak street barn carried pas sengers, among them being a young (woman. A number of teamsters drove teams onto the tracks but the police quickly forced them to drive ahead. \t noon the number of cars in the line were increased to 10. and although there was no serious outbreak up to that hour the increased number of cars made it impossible to have good pro tection for all. Longshoremen Riot. NEW YORK. May 11—Seven hun dred striking longshoremen drove the Italian nonunion men from the docks where they were loading the Campania this morning. Many were injured. ' The police drove the strikers away, escorting the Italians back. FIVE ARE PAROLED. Governor Mead Orders Release of Men In the Pen. Governor Mead has paroled the fol lowing prisoners at the penitentiary and they will be released within a few days. S. A. Burrell. sentenced from King county. March 26. >906. sentenced for one year and six months for larceny by embezzlement. John Haley, sentenced from Okanog an county. October, 1902. to eight years for horse stealing. Frank Thompson, from King county, sentenced Oc'ober T. 190.",. to two years for burglary. He had but 20 days to serve. Frank Brown, sentenced from Spo kane. October 6, 1805, to six years for criminal assault. George W. Edgar, sentenced from Snohomish county. Dec. 12, 1905. to two and one-half years for obtaining mon?y under false pretenses. New Charter Bill. SPRINGFIELD. 111.. May 11.—By a final vote the senate today passed Chicago's new charter bill. "We also had a little trouble at Kan sas City, which was started between he Star and the owners of the theater, owing to the fact that they were on the opposite side of politics, and pool 'Mrs. Warren' proved meat for them. It was taken to the courts and we again won. The learned judge said he could see nothing in the play that could possi bly corrupt the morals of Kansas City, and dismissed the case. This is the only legal trouble we have had. 'One of our foremost dramatists. Augustus Thomas, thinks it is the most vigorous and vital thing 'hat Shaw has ever done. Professor William Lyon Phelps, who ably fills the chair of drama and literature at Yale, thinks it not only a good play, but one which teaches a much needed moral lesson: and Norman Hapgood. the brilliant ed itor of Colliers' Weekly, is strong in jhls approval of both these views." QUEEN HAS HER WAY. MADRID. May 11.—The queen today personally nursed the prince, upsetting all precedents and disregarding the protests of the court. The royal nurse was ready, but the queen would have none of her and insists she alone will nurse her offspring. Everyone, seeing the determi nation are so proud of the mother they acquiesced and really love her more for exerting her will. New Tract On Market. IWi'.dwood in Lennon'a Addition la all sold. We will next put on the market, commencing Monday. May 13, the jßoyer avenue and Frances Aye., prop erty, all on graded streets and very | choice. Sold on easy terms of month jly payments. Three blocks from present car line. The establishment of Wild wood Park has made this property very ; desirable. For terms and prices see J. E. Leonard, Room 1. Jones building. Phone 1345, or Eugene Lennon. at plac?. Skirted by Skirts. John Bonan has a badly sprained wrist. While walking past the court yard Wednesday, something hit him from behind and the cement sidewalk received him in its hard embrace. When he tried to get up he found himself entangled in skirts and bicycle wheels. Mr. Ronan hasn't yet found out who the fair cyclist is. STATE BOARD CALLS* BIDS New Buildings to Be Erected at Institutions OLYMPIA*. May 11.—The state board of control has issued a call for bids for the improvements to be made at the state training school at Chehalis. the state schd\)i for the deaf and blind at Vancouver and the western Washing ton hospital for the insane. Bids will be opened at 2p. m. May 27. Plans and specifications are at the office of Proc tor & Farrell, architects. 308 Bank of Commerce building, Tacoma. and the board of control. Plans for the Van i ouver work may also be seen at that institution. The improvements listed in the call are as follows: Sate Training School. Chehalis. Wash. —erection of two brick buildings: erection of one brick boiler house: nlumbing of two brick buildings: heat ing of the two brick buildings: re modeling and enlarging the heating plant. State School for Deaf and Dumb. Vancouver, Wash.—Erection of on*' brick building: plumbing on one brick building: heating of one brick build ing: remodeling and repairing old building: remodeling and enlarging heating plant. Western Washington Hospital for Insane —Erection of a mortuary build ing and surgery building: remodeling and enlarging heating plant. Each bid must be accompanied by a certified check for $500 or for an amount equal to three per cent of the bid submitted, payable to the state board of control, as a guarantee that the bidder will qualify by fur\ishing an acceptable surety bond according to state law within five days after re ceiving notice of the acceptance of his bid: this amount to be forfaited to the state if bidder fails to qualify. Miss Keylor Entertains. Mi« Edna Keylor entertained a number of her young friends at "500" yesterday afternoon. Dark red dou ble tulips were the decorations on card tables and mantel. A dainty luncheon was served afterwards. Miss Teresa Lyons and Miss McGflUvray won the prizes, which were pretty flower vases of a unique oriental de sign. ONE COUNTY IN THE STATE CANNOT SECURE PROSECUTING ATTORNEY OLYMPIA, May 11. —According to an appeal mart.- to the attorney gen eral's office on the subject. Wahkia kum county is in somewhat of a pre dicament for lack of a prosecuting at torney. The regularly elected prose cutng attorney, C. H. Fuqua. recently resigned and his resignation was ac cepted by the board of county com missioners. When it came to the election of Mr. Fuqua's successor, it was found that there was no attorney in the county who would accept the position. Mr. Fuqua was appealed to retain the or fice until another attorney would qualify, but he refused. Things drifted along until an of fense was committed against the dig nity of the law, and it was desirec: to make complaint against the offender and prepare for the prosecution. Then it was found that Wahkiakum county could not make a complaint against any offender on a criminal charge, as the law requires such complaints to be verified by the prosecuting attor ney. It was at this stage of the proceed ings in behalf of law and good order YOUNG GIRL IS HIS VICTIM C. A. Durphey Is Under Ar rest at Olympia OLYMPIA. May 11.—While returning home last night Hope YanMs. aged IS. was choked Into insensibility and as saulted. C. A. Purprey was arrested, claims to have been intoxicated. There is a double guar,l about the jail as it is feared an attempt to lynch him will be made. FIGHTING AGAINST CODLIN Fruit Inspector Whitney Starts His Second Campaign County Fruit Inspector Whitney. Is already preparing for tile second campaign of the year against the wily codlin moth. Having successfully Hanked the insidious appje destroyer by preventing him from entering tne calyx of the tipple the next move will be to fire the death dealing spray into the trees again when the army of codling worms hatch and seek en trance into the apple via the surface as yet unsprayed. To guard aganist such encroach ments it fs necessary for the grower to know when to begin operations and in order to notify the fruit men when the time arrives Mr. Whitney has caged up a score or two of the nearly matured moths and when the eggs which they 7 lay are hatched he will call on Professor Melander again and the big battle will be on once more In every orchard in the county. REBEKAHS FROM FIVE TOWNS HAVE FINE TIME Rebokahs from five towns attended the district convention of that lodge held in this city yesterday afternoon and evening. More than 150 visitors came to town and were entertained by the Bee Hive lodge of local R. bekahs. President of Bee Hive lodge Xo. 19 received a present of a beautiful Past Noble Grand emblem from the mem bers of the lodge. One candidate was initiated in the evening and after listening to pleasing vocal numbers by Mrs. Avery and Miss Alberta Williams, the 200 lodgewomen present repaired to the banquet hall where a delicious spread awaited them. Waitsburg was the place chosen for the next district convention in Octo ber. AUTOS, WINE, WOMEN. They Cause the Downfall of Portland Collector Who Defaults. PORTLAND, May 11.—A. R. Wild, the absconding collector of the Crystal Ice & Storage company. who was brought back from Los Angeles, Cali fornia, by Detective Hellyer, on a charge of embezzlement, waived pre liminary examination in the police court and was bound over to the grand jury in the sum of $7.",0. [1 Is al leged Wild collected $W>o from his em ployers which he appropriated to his own use. Wine, women and autos are said to have been the causes of VVild*s wrongdoing. In default of bail the defendant was remanded to the custody of the sheriff. in the county of Wahkiakum that At torney General Atkinson was appealed to. The commissioners seemed to see visions of their county becoming a rendezvous for all human character* who felt that they must break out with the commission of some crime. They intimated to the attorney general that they did not want to have their county advertised as immune to all the criminally inclined. The attorney general has spent a couple of days looking through the law books for precedents to, govern a case like this. In the absence of any stat utes or court decisions on the subject, the attorney general, after throwing his books aside, became ■ Solomon. His advice was for the superior judge to hale some local attorney be fore him, appoint him prosecuting at torney and as such officer of the court, to verify complaints and proceed to prosecute, the intimation being given out that the attorney refusing to obey such a command would be guilty of contempt of court. I'nless the attor neys make a quick get away it is ex pected that Wahkiakum county will have a prosecuting attorney. NUMBER 269.