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GRAFTERS IN TRADING STAMPS AND THEIR VICTIMS CALLED UPON TO PAY LICENSE Ordinance to be Introduced Which is Expected to Create Sufficient Income to Make Up for Garbage Collections in the Business-What It Will Cost It's all off with the trading stamp It's all oft' with the two newspapers ~! the city who supported trading stamps. Also it's all off with the merchants who were roped into the trading stamp scheme without proper consideration ~f what the results would be. At the request of nearly 50 business men City Attorney Hlandford has drawn up a city ordinance which will presented at the next meeting of the city council. It will provide an in come calculated to do much to increase th< receipts of the city and help to do away with a big part of the deficit of the city expenses. Tl rdlnance will be introduced along with ordinances providing for the licensing of clairvoyants, palmists and others of that ilk. Tli.- ordinance reads: STAKE RAGES ARE TO BE RUN Cards for Ws Walla Fair Being Planned Entries for the big stake races to be run tiiis fall at the fair meeting from October 14 to 19. will be closed May Secretary YanDeWater has not received any of them yet, but a larger number and better quality of horses are expected this year than ever before. Some guild purses have been made up The Blue Mountain stake for 2:16 pat ers and the Garden City stake for "-' trotters are the most valuable of the harness races. The Empire stake for 3-year-old trotters and the Whitman stake for 3- venr-old pacers are two other rich purse" to be s'riven for by the fastest > "iing harness horses in the northwest. The purse events, which are mostly for runners, do not close until August 31, so no line on the horses has yet been received, but assurances are given by the leading stables that many blue blooded bang-tails will face the s'liter's flag. The track has just been completely resoiled and a foot and a half of dirt has been placed around the circuit. Horsemen who have visited here this spring and those who are now training horses there say the track is in the besl condition it ever was and all de ' Hep is the fastest oval on the north west circuit. Work on the car line to the race trick will be started soon and the company will have the track laid in Plenty of time to handle the Crowds this fall. Next spring, says Secretary Water, a ball park will be built the fair grounds and an amusement i grounds, similar to The Oaks ' Portland, will be installed. A C. VanDeWater, secretary of the fair association, is busily engaged in ring the new premium list. Mr. v DeWater says the premiums will amount to $1000 more than those given s1 year. The fair will be held Oc -14 to lit, inclusive. Present indi cations to one of the most successful 8 therings which will be held in 'he North Paeiiie circuit. $600,000 Steamer Burned. DETROIT, May 13.—The steamer. ' 'ty of Cleveland, being constructed Detroit ship yards, was burned this morning. The ship is a complete s « except the steel hull. The loss is ASSESSOR'S FIELD MEN HAVE IDE PRO6RESS BUT THREE ARE YET OUT '1 u > of the seven districts which have been covered by the deputy assessors, -till remain to be finished and '' ,v !">rt to be turned in. ■ the three deputies make their h will probably be the end I«M at week, or the first of next reek, the population of the coun / outside of the city of Walla Wal "Ml be known. It has been seven r « since the census was taken and 18 expected the number will have n * I *a*ed materially. THE EVENING STATESMAN An ordinance prescribing a license tax for the sale and use of Trading stamps within the city of Walla Walla and prescribing a penalty for the vio lation of this ordinance. The city of Walla Walla does or dain as follows: Tax of $250 Imposed. Section 1. Hereafter it shall be un lawful for any person firm or cor poration, within the limits of the city of Walla Walla, to issue, furnish, use. trade or sell any trading stamps, for value or consideration, without flrsi having procured the license and paid the license fee or tax prescribed by this ordinance, to-wit: For the promoter or organizer of the plan, scheme, system or list of users of such trading stamps, tne neen*e tax and fee shall be $250. Y. W. C. A. WORK TO BE OUTLINED IN ADDRESS In the interests of the Y. M. C. A. work and especially of the conference of the college associations of the northwest. Miss Frances C. Gage will I address the Y. W. C. A. of Whitman college this afternoon at 4:15 o'clock. I Miss Gage is well known here and is always warmly welcomed on her an nual visit to this college. A foreign missionary of several years experience in Turkey, the Y. Wi C. A. leader is always interesting and inspiring, i The Seaside conference will be held at Gearheart, Ore., this fall just before the opening of the college year. Repre sentatives of all the colleges and I schools in the northwest attend this meeting where plans for the further ance of the Christian Association work are discussed and the students of the different schools come in touch with each other and exchange ideas. Whitman expects to have a large delegation this year and make a show ing equal to that of any school in this section of the country. FAST FOUR GOTO SEATTLE Point Winners to Enter Big Cinder Poth Meeting i Four high school track men leave to morrow afternoon for Seattle to enter in the big interscholastic track meet ;at Seattle. The races begin Wednes day afternoon. Those who will represent Walla Walla are Miller, Bollerman, Schwall bach and Woods, all point winners in the meets at Pullman and in this city. i Woods was defeated in Pullman by Johnson who barely nosed the young Walla Walla boy out for the gold med al on Ankeny field in the big Whitman , track meet. Bollerman is in better form than he i was at Pullman and his admirers con fidently expect him to win the broad I jump and to get a place in the sprints. Miller is throwing the discus away ; and he is not so slow in the shot put, either. The blue wearers expect Win to capture at least two seconds and maybe a first. Murder Enters Into Strike. NEW YORK. May 13—Murder en tered into the longshoremen's strike today An unidentified Italian strik-1 er was found dead with his throat, I slashed and a sere of cuts on his body A brass check identified him as a longshoreman. Two suspects were , arrested. | Bert P»U»ter, of the assessor's office, estimates it will take at least a month before the valuation of the assessable real and personable property will be known. After the reports of the dep uties are all in. the lists will have to he compiled and checked before being transferred to the books. The districts which are still uncom pleted are Eureka Flat. Prescott and part of the district west of this city. To- the individual, firm, or corpora tion using, selling or trading such stamps, the fee shall be .SIOO. Sec. 2. The city clerk shall, upon application and payment in advance of said license fee and tax. issue to the applicant a license for the use of said stamps, for the term of one year from and after the date of said license, and said license shall be issued in in. name of the applicant and shall not be transferable. Sec. 3. Any one violating the pro visions of this ordinance shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined in any sum not less than $100 nor more than $250, and the costs. Sec. 4. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after five days after its passage, approval and publication. TO CUT DOWN SEERS' GAINS New City Ordinance Hits For tune Jelling People If the ordinance framed by City At torney Rlandford is adopted by the council, the price of fortune- telling may be increased together with the extra cost of living. The ordinance which has been framed provides a license fee of $5 per day or $20 for the week. Clairvoy ants, astrologers, fortune tellers, palm ists, mind readers and every other pro fession which comes under this head. Not a day passes in the city but what there is a person or persons fol lowing some one branch of the pro fession. No sooner does one of the "come through with your money ar tists" reach the city until they apply to the city clerk for a license so that they may separate people from their hard earned cash. They are surprised that the city does not have an ordinance providing for the same. At the last meeting of the council the question was brought before the members and the city attorneys was instructed to prepare an ordinance. For failure to comply wdth same a fine of not less than $10 nor more than $25 and costs is provided. MRS. ED WEARY IS AT REST Funeral Services Over Pioneer Woman Held Tomorrow The funeral services over the re mains of Mrs. Harriet Weary, who died at St. Mary's hospital at 10:30 yesterday evening, following an opera tion for cancer, will be held at the First Congregational church at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon, Rev. Aus tin Rice officiating. The body may be seen at J. W. Cookerly's undertaking parlors until 1:45 o'clock tomorrow af ternoon will not be opened at the church. Mrs. Weary was fiO years of age and a pioneer of this section of the country. She was the widow of the late Edwin Weary, who died about eight years ago. Rr. Weary at one time served as coun ty commissioner. What time Mrs. Weary did not live in this city was spent at the farm on Pine creek be yond the Touchet. She was a mem ber of the Congregational church at Touchet Station. An estate consisting of several hundred acres of valuable land is left by the deceased. The near est known relative is a stepson. Abel Weary. Glenn Hite Recovering. Glenn Hite. who was injured in Portland some time ago by falling down an elevator shaft and was not ex pected to live, has been brought to his home in this city. He is now out of I danger and is on the way to recovery. 1 Fire Causes 5200.C0C Loss. RUSH CITY. Minn.. May 13. —The] business portion of the town was de stroyed with a loss of $200,000 today. ESTABLISHED 1861 /VALLA WALLA, WASHINGTON, MONDAY, MAY 13, 1907. MOVER NOT AT ALL DISTURBED Accused Murderer Takes Ex- Convict Story Lightly BOISE May 13. —John F. Murphy, chief counsel of the Western Federa tion of .Miners had an extended con ference with .Moyer today regarding the Chicago Journal story that Moyer is an ex-convict and while Mover re gards the matter lightly, insisting his life is an open book the attorneys are engaged actively seeking for persons who, knew him in the Black Hills the time he declared he had been in Joliet. BOISE. Ida., May 13.—1t is thought Moyer will find it harder to explain the fact that at 20 he must have an swered exactly the description of the man convicted. It is believed to be a mere coincidence. Murphy is greatly displeased over the declaration that in case of a con viction there will be an armed demon stration and says it is preposterous. The Federation would never permit such a thing. He says a conviction is impossible and declares it is the in tention of po one to interfere in any way with the progress of the trial. The judge is greatly pleased that the de fense is holding the prosecution down to the exact language of the criminal code in examining the talesmen in dicating that he intends to hold to the strict language of the indictment, and thus shorten the trial, and prevent the introduction of extraneous matter. Jury Panel Dissatisfied. When court convened this afternoon the sheriff presented 97 names from which list an attempt will be made to draw a jury. Many members of the panel immediately sought excuses from Judge Wood. Xine tenths of the panel are farmers and stockmen. They urge that their interests would suffer if compelled to remain away any length of timt. Only a few were per mitted to go home: The advent of the panel, which is the largest ever summoned In this county, caused for the first time the court room to be comparatively well filled. The women seem to lacrc terest in the trial. Only two so far have been present outside of the Hay wood family. Eleven men who have been locked up since Thursday knowing they are unlikely to be retained, feel they have been imposed on. The court listened to their excuses. The examination of talesmen has begun. Aatorneys on both sides thin* the jury will be obtained from tri:s panel. A number of witnesses on both sides have arrived and others are en route. FARMERS TO MEET. A meeting of the farmers in terested in the farmers' union will be held next Saturday af ternoon. Following that meeting tbe meetings will be held every other Saturday. FUNERAL OF BRAKEMAN JOHNSON IS HELD TODAY I The funeral of J. E. Thompson, the • brakeman who was killed near Athena. |on the W. & O. R. Friday, was held jfroni the Mac Martin undertaking chapel . this afternoon. The Fourteenth cav alry, in a body, marched to the grave I with the body of their comrade, who [ was honored and respected alike by j officers and men. ! Although a brother of the dead j brakeman is said to live in Spokane |he could not be reached by w ire. | Many of the trainmen who railroaded | with Mr. Johnson, came over to Walla \ Walla for the funeral. They speak of I him in the highest terms and say he j died like a brave man. When he fell off the train, no one saw the accident, and it was not un til the next water tank was reached that his absence was noted. The en gine went back along the line and 10 I miles away, found him lying on the track with both legs cut off. He had a bunch of matches in one hand and held a lighted one up in the other as | the engine came up, so the trainmen could see where he was. He had tied his suspenders around his knees to prevent loss of blood and he bore his I suffering with coolness and courage. In ; spite of all efforts he lived only a 1 short time after being taken to the hospital at Pend!eton. THREE KILLED IN WRECK. PORT WORTH. May 13.—En gineer M. Munsen and the fireman and head brakeman of the train wore killed in a wreck on th» Rock Island railroad near Mar low, L T. this morning. The en gine is said to be buried under IS box cars. Loot Bank for $15.CGC. T< PKKA. Kas., May 13.—The citi zens' bank of North Topeka was robbed today and it is stated the loot ers got $15,000. MOURNING CITY GREETS THEM Trains Bearing Shriner Vic tims Pass Drooping Flags SAXTA BARBARA. Cal., May 13 — Funeral trains bearing bodies of Honda wreck vi« tims. leave toidght for the east. Every building in the city bears a flag half mast and several churches held funeral services. The injured are doing well. Several of them are in San Luis Obispo and will probably be taken to Los Angeles. No More Deaths at Santa Barbara SAX FRAXCISCO, May 13.—There were no further deaths iiere, and the number of fatalities remains at 32. Wreck Victims Still 32. SAX LFIS OBISPO, May 13. —Fp to noon no further deaths occurred among the victims of the Honda wreck who are in hospitals here. Sentence Delayed. William Ford, colored, who was convicted of burglary with intent to commit a felony will not be sentenced until Friday. Owing to the fact that Attorney Barker leaves the city to night for Vancouver. Judge Brents agreed to wait until Mr. Barker's re turn. Attorney Barker will make a strong effort to knock the decision out by reason of various technicalities. CELEBRATE PILGRIM'S LANDING. Jamestown Island Sees Com mem mora - tion of Hardy Settlers Advent. NORFOLK. Va., May 13.—1n com memoration of the landing of the first English colony May 13. 1607, there was a celebration at Jamestown island to day. James Brice of the British embas sy, was the principal speaker. COEDS TO PLAY TENNIS IN SERIES JUST PLANNED For the first time in the history of the college, the young ladies of the institution will beet each other on the tennis court in a regular tournanvnt. This is not in direct preparation for and intercollegiate event, as is the men's tournament, which is to be held m a few days, but is intended to arouse inte rest leading to this end. If ihe number of matches court for anything there will be a fast tourna ment, as there are required just 23 games to complete tbe match witn the number of entries now scbebtled. The games are to go by default if tha player does not show up at the designated time and it is hoped to pull the entire tournament off by the end of the week. The winner, hi any case, will not be required to play more than litre, games. The officials for the gamea have not, as yet been chosen, but it is probable Prof. Mitchell will serve in this capac ity, i Turns Uncle Sam Down. WASHINGTON. May 13.—The su preme court today dismissed the peti tion of the United States and the state of Kansas, asking for an injunction re staining the state of Colorado from further diverting the waters of the Ar kansas river. The court announced the dismissal would not prejudice its ac tion when an injury was sustained. Tacoma Mother Leads. LOS ANGELES, May 13.—The ses sions of the Mothers' Congress were resumed this morning. Mrs. Amos Frank Hill, of Tacoma. led the confer ence on "the prevention of crime." ASK GOVERNOR'S AID. Seattle Authorities In Chase for Former City Comptroller Riplinger. SEATTLE. May 13.—Prosecuting At torney Mackintosh wrote Governor Mead, asking the state's executive to communicate with the state depart ment at Washington. D. •'., relative to means of returning John Riplinger from Honduras. Mr. Mackintosh recites in his letter the fact that a warrant is now outstanding against the default ing ex-city comptroller. Murder Over Domestic Trouble. WILLITS. Oal.. May 13.— W. Hopper, shot and instantly killed L. Berchtoldt near this city last night. Trouble rose over ciimestic difficulties. Hopper sur rendered. Upholds Eight Hour Law. WASHINGTON". D. C. May 13.— The supreme court today in a case from Massachusetts upheld the con stitutionaliiy of the eight hour law as applied to public works. WASHINGTON May 13.—The court held, however, that men on dredges and scows were not laborers or me chanics within the meaning of the law. The employment of these men for more than eight hours is not a viola tion. GREAT RECORDS FRISCO RIDES ARE EXPECTED ONCE AGAIN Gun Club Shoot Begins Wed- Cars Resume Service On Five nesday at Fair Grounds ; Lines In Bay City John S. Boa, a marksman of world wide reputation, arrived In the city yesterday to attend the Northwest shooting tournament which begins Wednesday. He came direct from New Haven. Conn., where he represents the Winchester Arms company. Mr. Boa gained national fame last year by winning- second place In tne »«j contest of expert rifle shots at Sea Girt. While here he will give some fancy exhibition shooting at the traps. Besides this famous shot there are in the city now to attend the tourna ment, such well known men as Pete Holohan, winner of the Globe trophy last year. W. A. Robertson and Frank Howe. S. H. Garret, winner of the Ana conda cup at las' season's tournament, is also expected to arrive today and the great body of contestants to the number of several hundred will flock in tomorrow. Local sportsmen are confident of being able to win a good share of the prizes this year as there are five teams in the big shoot and the nim rods have been practicing more than ever before, this year. A close con test for the Globe trophy may be ex pected as some of the best known shots in the Northwest are entered for the event. Pete Holohan. who won the valuable medal last year, is not eligible for this contest as he has gone into the professional class and Pred Dry den, the man who lost to "Pete," only after a tie had been shot off. and then by but a few points, is perhaps the most likely man to pick for the wdnner. Pete Lomax who will manage tt»t» meet came down from Lewiston this morning and is making all the pre liminary arrangements necessary to insure a successful tournament. Spokane sends a team of 13 to the tournament this year and the Falls city marksmen expect to retain the team championship which they won at the last meeting. The shooting begins at 9 o'clock sharp, Wednesday morning amt lasts till f>. The same schedule will be re peated Thursday and Friday, the big day of the meet, when the trophy events will all be shot off. Home From Spokane. J. T. Elliott and Rev. Mr. McClain have returned from Spokane where they attended the meeting of the In land Empire Historical society. Mr. Elliott read an interesting paper on "The Relations of Daniel Webster to the State of Washington." Rev. Mr. McClain, who, for many years, was a missionary arrfong the Nez Perce In dians, gave an interesting talk on the legends and customs of that tribe. D6NVER GRAFTERS KNOWN Cnrtelyou's Agents Discover Rot ten Conditions V V.HINCTO.V. May 13. -Out. lyou has l uncovered t'-i ■ : rouble at the D'-o v." -vtnt. He sect ait agent in April P- i,\tstigate th 3 complaints ant fouita the difficult'/. He told the men t ]i< be further. It is understood the dirt :>>.- i-res point So the necessity of reorganizing the service from the v.pei iniendent d n l to the secretary, il, v ili take UJ nation until he re .eiVfS the final rejidft of his agents. Greene Case Continued. INDINAPOLIS, Ind., May 13—The case of F P. Greene accused of the murder of his 17-year-old son was continued until Thursday. Greene was held without bail. NAT G. GOODWIN AMONG THOSE WHO PRAISE "MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION" That Ernest Shuter. manager for Miss Rose Coghlan, in "Mrs. Warren's Profession," may have some trouble in producing the play in this city is be coming a topic of general conversa tion. When Manager Catron of the Keylor Grand was asked for a statement as to what he intended to do he declined to say anything for publication except that he always looked after the inter ests of his patrons, the reputation of the theater and would not book any thing which was not fit for the theater going people of the cfty. He said the play had been produced from 'he At lantic to the Pacific and had, almost universally, been praised by those who had seen it. Whe n Nat C. Goodwin was in the city last week he was asked as to his opinion of the morality or immorality, SAX FRANCISCO, May I.l— Cars were started on tive lines this morning and all i-arried passengers. If afforded adequate protection the cars will be run until seven tonight Every car was crowded to the limit before it reached the ferry building. There were only a few demonstra tions and these were of a minor na ture. A number of ear windows were broken. Chief Dinar! in a statement to day, declared th.' police have the sit uation well in hand and there will be no more rioting. Adjutant General La lick expressed the same opinion. Governor Sees Big Fusillade. SAX FRANCISCO, May 13. -Gover nor Gillette witnessed hl*s first strike disturbance this afternoon. While standing on the corner <»f Fourth and Market, a teamster drove a wagon <•,♦ the tracks stalling a car which was made thi' tarket for a fusillade. Four offenders Were arrested. At Fifth and Mission a crowd gath ered around a car making a demon stration that threatened serious trou ble. The police were forced to use clubs to disperse the crowd. WHEAT PASSES DOLLAR MARK Bulls Ire In Ascendency at Minne apolis and Chicago CHICAGO, May 13. -Willi Septem ber wheat selling at a dollar t<> a dollar and a halt': October at !»»; 1-2; | July at !»1 5-s t<> the bull market ' thi* morning wenl sailtn;;. At the tap of t;,e gong pandemonium l,«»ran. am ! prices changed with kaieidiscopic ra | pidity. Continued reports showing a larger acreage ttSfestod by the green bug. t< -stered th- ma- la t. Chicago Wheat Hits Dollar. CHICAGO, May 13.—December wheat continued upward to $1.03 and then sagged to 99 1-4. July dropped to 96. and May sold at 93 3-4. Quiet reigned towards noon. MINNEAPOLIS. Minn.. May 13.— July wheat reached a dollar this morn ing when the bulls, to buy 10,000 bush els whil h they needed, forced the bid that ligure. Several deals were made at a dollar, then the market sagged to 99 1-2. NO FUNDS AVAILABLE FOR CONVICT CRUSHER I OLYMPIA, May 13.—Through the failure of the 1907 legislature to make |an appropriation to carry on the work, j the state will be unable to operate the | convict rock crusher at Meskill, Lewis | county, unless some new plan can be ! devised. Assistant Attorney General Falknor today advised against a plan to have Lewis county pay expenses and take the profits. The question asked by the board of control was as follows: "Under the laws of 1903. chapter 138. I this board has been operating a rock crusher at Meskill In Lewis county, selling the crushed rock to the county for the purpose of building roads. We desire to work, and if so, from what fund or funds should the expenses be paid or if there be n o fund from which these expenses could be paid could we still do the work with Lewis county paying the expenses?" The attorney general replied in the negative. of the Shaw production. Mr. Goodwin said the profession, as well as himself, regarded the play as highly moral. He said it was as proper and. in some in stances, more so, than the problem plays. "Magda," "Zaza," and others of like nature which have been produced for years. Florence Roberts, who is so much a genera! favorite in Walla Walla, has been producing plays along the lines of •'.Mrs. Warren's Profession" for years. Mr. Goodwin, in speaking of the play and others of similar char acter, said it was the lesson portrayed and the good accomplished which the author intended to convey. He COQld P€M5 ii" legitimate r?i?nn whatever, why an attempt should be made to prevent the production of George Bernard Shaw's greatest ef fort because it was immoral. NUMBER 270.