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JENKS, IHE HOMVER, EAGER TO HAVE HIMSELF FINED ONE HUNDRED PER YEAR Unique Spectacle of a Monopolist Demanding the Passage of a Law Providing for a License Tax on His Business™- His Move Is a Guess Th il H. Jenks, the housemover, be jives in having a good stiff license placed 'in the business which he has a monopoly on is evidenced by the fact } proposed to the city council an or dinance be passed creating a license for house movers. \ nrding to the records in the city erk's office, never before has such a ure followed. Mr. Jenks is the erson In the city who carries on isinesa of a housemover. He proposed that the council pass an ordinance imposing a license on his business. His motive is not known. Probably down deep in his heart he for some other person, or firm, may engage in the same business should the ordinance not be created. City Attorney Blandford has drawn bill and it may be presented to the council tonight. It has been In timated the amount will probably be I [ced at $loi) per year. The ordi nance follows: An ordinance to license and regu late housemovers, and prescribing pen OWLS 10 FACE ONE BIG FIGHT South Bend Order Sends Organizer Into Northwest SPOKANE, May 14.—A novel con test between rival fraternal orders is sh I do wed by the announcement that the "order of Owls" has decided ta -m i 11. W. Mitchell, of South Bend, In.!, to Spokane and other Norta u,stern cities to establish "nests" of that society. This action is supposed to be prompt ed by the formation of a new society in ''lis state known as the "Brother >■< of "'wis" which has organized several "nests." SAILOR RESCUES DEAD MAN NOT IDEI.T.FIED CHICAGO, May 14.—Henry Dubarry. a sailor on the steamer, Coligan, he rd the ,ry of "man overboard." lb' saw w hat he thought to be a I ssenger and leaped into the water grasped a man and swam until a line was thrown from the ship. He found he had saved a 1 'rpse which is unidentified. The man was well dressed and aged about 35. Safe Is Cracked. BATES CITY, May 14.—The sarc i hank in this city was blown, ibbera escaped. The safe con -128,000 and the amount taken "as not learned. MAY TIE UP BUSINESS. SEATTLE May 14.—Unless de nds made by the Riggers and Stevedores' union for higher wag ar< guaranteed by midnight general strike will be declared. • employers declare they will pay the wages demanded and ire prepared to fight the issue. A strike of this kind will prac tie up the shipping all over sound with the possible ex- NEW EAGLES BAND IS GIVER STRONG SUPPORT BY COMMERCIAL CLUB U thi last meeting of the Commer c club that body unanimously en he Eagles' band and recom •he crack musical organiza the city to the business men of Walla as entirely worthy of their 1 the official notification of v action of the Commercial club, the - nunt appointed, solicitors to subscription list around town >w morning and take subscrip tions. Eddie Smith of the "Up-to-the- THE EVENING STATESMAN alties for the violation of this ordi nance. The city of Walla Walla does or dain as follows: Section 1. Hereafter, it shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or cor poration, as a housemover, to move any house, or engage in tne business of moving any house, from one place to another in the city of Walla Walla, where the use of the public streets or alleys shall be required in moving same without first having procured from the city of Walla Walla a license therefor, which said license mad be issued by the city clerk, upon application, for th? term of one year from and after date of issuance, upon !he payment to said city clerk, in advance, th csum or $ Sec. 2. Before anj «uc-h housemover 3hall move any house along any street or alley, the permission of the street commissioner shall be obtained there for and application io said street com missioner shall stale the place from BBAVE FIREMEN FACE FLAMES Fifty Overcome by Fumes in New York NEW YORK. May 14.—Fifty firemen were overcome today while fighting one of the worst fires the department had to contend with in years. The building was occupied by the Remington typewriter company. It is feared a number of men will die from the effects of breathing the fumes. The flames started in the cellar where great piles of carbon paper lay. The paper only smouldered, sending the poisonous fumes through the upper floors and increasing the danger as the water poured on. The fire was confined to the lower part of the building. The property loss is not great. AGED SHOEMAKER LEAVES BENCH FOR HIGHER SEAT H?nry Styers, for a long- time a quaint figure on the streets of Walla W r alla and proprietor of a little shoe makers shop on the spot now occu pied by the Ransom building, died at the poor farm this morning at the age of 71 years. The ancient shoemaker was born in Pennsylvania and came to this city in 1804. He worked here for about two years with the Rarret shoe company and then went into business for him self. He remained in the city until the Ransom building was built and then moved to Dixie, where he had a small shoo until six weeks ago. when, un able to work any longer, he went to the poor farm. His wife died in an Omaha asylum in 1892, after she had gone insane over a religious cult which started in Ne- Pra-ka about that time. He leaves three daughters, bu" the whereabouts of two of them, is unknown. The other. Harriet, lives in Colorado Sprbigs. The funeral will be tomorrow morn ing .it 10 o'clock from Oookerly's un dertaking chapel. Times" magazine, has cnarge «. — soliciting committee ami with his as «is-ants he will see all the merchant tomorrow. Those who sign the list wW he expected to contribute the sum they v.is-t to give every month. Too much in pra.se £ . th * ™f s-arf «n not be sail. Under the lead -5 , of Prof. Fischer, the boys have Seeped one of the best military 'in the northwest and then- con heretofore have always brough out thousands of townspeople on th, evenings they played. which «aid bouse is to be moved, the place where it is to be placed after being moved, and whether any iroi ley wires are to be removed or crossed under. The permit granted by the street commissioner shall state «uch facts, and authorize the moving along such route only, and set a lime at which th" trolley wires shall be re moved or ctosa and the street com missioner shall give due notice to the owner of the trolley wirts the time so set. and it shall be the duty of such owner to make proper provision for passing said house through or un der said wires. Sec. 3. Anyone violating the pro visions of this ordinance shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined in any sum not more than $ nor less than $ , and the costs of the prosecution. Sec. 4. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after five days after its passage, approval and publication. BURGLAR AWAITED THEM. • DENVER, May 14.—Chas. Rath- •! ey and wife, returning: from the 4 theater, met a burglar in their H house, who robbed them of $800 "I ■in cash and some diamonds and • escaped!. 4 Another Smelter Strike. BINGHAM JUNCTION, Utah, May 14. —Six hundred Americans employ ed In the United States smelter walk ed oal this morning for higher wages. Six furnaces were shut down. The men were getting $1.75 to $3 and want 50 cents raise all around, which is higher than the wages grant ed the Murray strikers Friday. City Brings Suit. Action was begun by the city in the superior court this morning against Eugene Lennon and others for the opening of an alley through Palouse street addition. The alley will extend from a point on Eeast Alder street to a noint on Snokane street. 01 WALLA WALLA GAMBLER IS CAPTURED How would you like to be a fugitive from justice and at the same time be contributing the cash necessary for the officers to be searching for you and finally get caught? This is what Percy Walden. the gambler, who is wanted in this city, has been doing. He was apprehended In Grass Valley. Calif.. *his morning and is now in jail in Nevada. Calif. Sberilf Haviland will leave eitl/r to night, or in the morning, for California and will return with the- prisoner. Sheriff Haviland received a message from the California authorities saying WHITMAN ATHLETES ARE IN GOOD SHAPE FOR THE BIG WASHINGTON TRACK MEET Heads in the air and confident that! | they will win the only intercollegiate '< track meet that will be held here this j year, the men who will represnt the •U. of \Y. .in th track here tomorrow! | arrived this morning. Two men will do their best to win j points against the local school who, once were as enthusiastic for Whitman as they are now to see her opponents win. Holdman. the particular bright star of the university team, is en tered in no less than eight of the 13 events and his admirers say he is good ; for points in every one of them. Hall, ; a former Whitman student, is also a i point winner for the state school, and if he doesn't win the dashes, then the local school will get them, as he is ' the best the visitors have. Martin, the local collegian. who ; promised so much at the beginning of | the season, will probably not be al ! lowed to enter on account of scholar - 1 ship deficiencies. But Cox and Lyman : will both do their best to win the ; short runs and it is thought anions , the Whitman fans Hall will not pull .j more than a third from any event that he enters. Fhbbrook and Fox. th# Whitman j stars, are in the best of share to do things tomorrow. Cox will do his best ESTABLISHED 1861 ArALLA WALLA, WASHINGTON, TUESDAY, MAY 14, 1907. WHEAT DEALERS JUST ESCAPE Gamblers on Chicago Board of Trade Avert Disaster CHICAGO, May 14. —Wheat opened in the Chicago pit this morning wild and unsettled with frecpuent predictions that before noon some large linns would announce assignments. One broker, caught short by yes terday's call for margins on 10 per cent was forced with but half a mil lion bushels on the market. The greatest excitement prevails and repor's abound that the big houses are tottering. Trading is light the brokers fearing to get in. The covement concentrated on July which opened with a rush at 96 1-4 and shot to 97 1-2 then broke before 10 o'clock to 96. Ml l!ie brokers passed the clearing house safely, which is unprecedented, considering the will market of the past few days. The market is stead ier. .May wheat closed at 93 3-4; July at OH 3-4. unsettled to the last. Wheat 96 1-4. 95 3-4; coin, 52 1-2. 52 1-4; oats. 44 1-S, 45 1-4. LIVERPOOL. May 14. —Reports from the spring wheat districts are more en couraging. Oats and corn are stronger. LINCOLN, Neb. May 14.—Snow, which may benefit the wheat, fell in most of eastern Nebraska today. It is freezing in the northern parts oi the state. Cold in Kansas. CONCORDIA, Kas., May 14.—Snow fell here. Frost is predicted. COUNCIL TO OPEN BIDS FOR THE NEW CITY HALL Opening of the bids for bonds for the purpose of freeing the city hall will be the principal feature of tonight's council meeting. Fp to a late hour this afternoon only one bid, that of S. A. Keene of Chicago, had been received, although more than 50 statements concerning the bids had been sent out by City Clerk Hart. It is probable the licenses for house movers, clairvoyants, and the trading stamp concerns will be introduced. they had arrested Walden this morn ing. He was taken to the county seat and placed in jail. j Th" sheriff has wired Walden to find whether he will return without requi sition papers. If not he will go to Olympia before going after his priso ner. When the men who deposited a cash bond of $500 each for their appearance in court to answer to the charge of gambling, and their bonds were de clared forfeited, it was thought no ef fort would be made to apprehend them. Such has not been the case. to S'-\ the hundred] under 19 seconds and PhilbrooV is out r or tiie coast rec ord in the high hurdles, there is no one around the college who does not thing ; he big captain of the Mission aries will be aide 11 do it. All the other men are in the pink of c mdition and there is no reason to think the boys of the home college are overconfident. The triangular meet at Pullman was lost by bad luck and a worse track. Tho meet tomor row win be entirely lacking in both tnese features as far as it is possible to prevent, so that Whitman may be safely depended upon to win the meet, which will close the season. The meet will be pulled off on sched ule time. The management promises no delays and the gun for the first I race will be let off at 2:30 promptly. Following is a list of the events and I entries in the order in which they w ill ! OCCUr: i 100-yard dash—Whitman—Cox Ly ! man. Oldright and Dutcher. U. of W —Hall, Wills. Williams. Teats, i Pole Vault—Whitman — Felthouse, j Graham. Barnes. V. of W.—Holdman, Scholes. BSO-vard run.—Whitman— Oldright j Burroughs. Haw ley. How ard. L. of W.—Parker, King, Vernon. Liverpool Encouraged. Snow in Nebraska. IN FRANTIC EFFORT AT RESCUE FATHER BURNED J. R. Lightle Fights Bravely But Vainly to Save His Little Boy From Awful Death-—Poor. Unfortunate Lad Found Crouch ing in Corner Warding Off Deadly Flames Scorched almost black by withering flames and suffering terrible agony af ter rescuing his wife, daughter and elder son, J. R. Lightle, the heroic father of little 6-year-old Edison Lightle, rushed back a third time into the crackling waves of fire that wrapped the Lightle home in its fiery embrace last night and on the very threshold of the room in which his little boy was being quickly roasted to death, was forced to stop and fall back down the stairway over which he had twice climbed with the loved ones he had saved, when a veritable cataract of fire gushed forth and poured down ward, driving the bravo rescuer out in to th,- yard, where he fell in a dead faint. When the fire department arrived Captain George Guthridge again at tempted a rescue of the unfortunate little fellow, but so fierce was the heat of the flames it was impossible to reach the fatal room where, by that time, the blaze had done its dread work. Sehuetzenfest Closes. CHARLESTON. S. C, May 14.—The sehuetzenfest of the national Schuotz enbund will close tonight. J. M. Schmidt. Xew Gloria, Wis.. was crowned king of the schuetzon. Los Angeles will probably get the next meeting. Killed Enormous Rattlesnake. Harry Myers arid Honnycai th. two | traveling men. who came In from the ! Snake river country yesterday, re ; ported killing near Richland, a big rat j tleanake whose tail contained IS rat- I ties. The rattles have been mounted and will be seen on exhibition at the : bar of the Geiser Grand. Myers, when :he first saw the snake lying across the ' road in front of his team, got cold I feet, but was spurred up by his partner j and they finally landed Mr. Rattler ■ wi'h .i big club.—Raker City Democrat. Shocks Continue. MESSINO, May 14.—Earthquake : shocks continue throughout the terri | tory contiguous to Mount Aema since I Monday noon. Islanders are fleeing. f Efforts have been made to locate the men and the officers have been partly I successful. It is intimated that all the men will have been apprehended before , the matter is dropped. Each of the seven men who furnished 1 cash bonds are supplying the funds j which are being used to apprehend I them. It is estimated the < ounty will ! not be at any expense in getting the men to trial. The announcement that others of the fugitives had been captured would not be a surprise to those who are inter ested in the case. Discus— Whitman — Philbrook, Cox Dutcher. U. of W.—Bants. Holdman. Kechnie. 220-yard dash—Whitman —Cox, Old right, Lyman. U. of W.—Hall. Wills. Williams. Shot Put— Whitman — Philbrook. Dimmick. Lyman. U. of W. —Bantz, Holdman. Mile Run—Whitman— Hawley, Bur roughs. Wilson. Howard. U. of W. — Vernor, King. Parker. High Jump—Whitman — Philbrook. Barnes, Cox. D. of W.—Scholes. Hold man. 440-Yard Run —Whitman—Cox. Old right. Graham. U. of W.—Wills, Burke Williams, Hall. Hammer Throw—Whitman — Dim mick. Graham. U. of W — Bantz. Hold man. Low Hurdles—Whitman— Philbrook. Lymon, Barnes. Fee. U. of W.—Smith Holdman. Parker. Broad Jump—Whitman—Cox. Barnes Philbrook. U. of w.—Bcholes, Hold man, Teats. Parker, Smith. Relay—Whitman—Cox. ( Mdright, Ly man. Graham. Barnes. U. of W.—natt , Wills, Williams, Burke. King, Par i ker. When water was finally turned on and the fire was under control suffi ciently to admit of entrance. Captain Outhridge rushed in only to find the pitiful figure in a far eornefr where the lad had been driven, on his knee,s, with blackened hands held up l n front of the once rosy cheeks, as if to ward off the 'errible death, which he saw fast approaching. As the slight body, charred beyond recognition, was carried out of the death trap the saddest sight ever wit nessed at a tire in this city was seen when the broken hearted mother and sister knelt over the prostrate form of the dead hoy and insensible father, and wept the grief they could not utter while the crowd which had gathered around stood silent before the scene. Mr. Lightle was taken to St. Mary's hospital where his wounds were cared for and late this afternoon he was rest ing easily, although he is badly burned and is in a serious condition. SADDEST TRAIN IS ROSE LADEN Special Bearing Dead and Injured Shriners Starts SANTA BARBARA, <'v!.. May 14.—A special bearing the dead and those in jured victims of Saturday's wreck of the Shriners special at Honda, who are able to travel, departed from here this morning for the east. A stop was made at San Luis Obispo where the bodies of half a score more of the killed were taken aboard. All the coaches of the funeral train I were beautifully decorated with roses. ONE MORE KICK FILED AGAINST THE WATER MAINS Numerous complaints concerning the condition of East Main street one block above the W. & C. R. depot are being made by residents and those who must pass over the street. Repairs made to broken pipes, or the leakage of pipes, are causing a dan gerous mudhole which may cause ser ious trouble unless repaired immedi ately. An East Main street resident in aassing the spot this morning found the hole to be several feet deep. It is located near a pipe used for fitting street sprinklers. Without any signals of warning a serious accident might result from a 'earn or an automobile running into it. Strike in Sympathy. XEW YORK, -May 14. —Six hundred •levator employes went out on strike today in sympathy with the longshore men. There was little rioting today. FIVE JURORS ARE IN THE BOX AT BOISE BUT THREE TO LEAVE BOISE. May 14.—At recess today, five jurors were accepted provisionally subject to preemptory challenge. It is understood three of them will be challenged, two by the defense and one by the state. The jurymen were in the box at recess. \ L. Twing, a carpenter and veteran of the civil war, and his son. worked for the defense in canvassing the elec torate for an opinion from possible ve niremen and Is likely to be challenged by the state. William Van Arsdel. a grocer, is ap parently satisfactory to both sides. H m, .-; D Oilman, a ranchman, vet eran of t.ie war in the Philippines, is a strong character and the defense may j challenge him. Waltef Shaw, brother of the member of the legislature which passed the ap propriation for the prosecution in this case, and a farmer, the defense will j challenge. Mrs. Lightle and her daughter and young son. who were saved from the fire, being only slightly scorched, were given shelter in the Weber home near the tannery ( lose to which their resi dence stood. The body of the dead hoy was taken to MacMartln's undertaking chapel where it was prepared for burial. Fu neral arrangements have not yet been made. The fire started about 10 o'c lock and Coroner Mac Martin. after a careful ex amin ition. finds no one to blame, hut seems to think the blase was caused by the hoys throwing a match under the bed. or else by a candle which they left burning when they went to bed. forgetting to put it out before going to sleep. The elder boy was too bewildered to tell much about the Hre this morning. The report that a lamp exploded is probably without foundation as no bro ken glass was found by the firemen. GENERAL STRIKE IS THREATENED Gars Run in San Francisco -More Trouble SAN FRANCISCO, May 14.—Cars weie sent out this morning on the six lines operated Monday and a number of additional lines. They met with lit tle Opposition. All of them carried passengers). It is reported on good authority a mass meeting of all the unions affiliat ed with the employes of the Fnlted Railways will be held for the purpose of voting on a general strike. If the general strike is decided upon, the blacksmith anil inside and <>utside electricians, fitemen, engineers and ma sons will be effected, strike. Many are quitting alrepdy. WRITER OF "NICK CARTER" NOVELS MEETS HIS DUE LOLA, Kas.. May 14.—Sam Cox. known as the writer of the "Nick Car ter" novels, was adjudged insane here today. He has been turning out an average of one novel per week for some time. Overwork was the cause of the insanity. TWO ARE SUICIDES. REDDING, <-;t!.. May 14.—There were two suicides in the vicinity of Redding- last night. Joe Anderson, a miner, blew his brains out. Bob Kolten, a Big Creek miner shot himself through the heart. He was holding his baby on his kmc He handed it to his wife, ,1,. ~ 1.-511...1 klmull Allan Pride, a ranchman and a mem ber of the conventtoa which named Bo rah for senator is apparently satisfac tory to both sides. HAYWOOD IS WORRIED. Prisoner Shows Effects of Long Con finement and Heavy Strain. BOISE. May 14. —Haywood is begin ning to show the effects of his long confinement and worry. The lines about his mouth and eyes are becoming more clearly defined daily. Haywood is still pursuing the study ol law anj according to his attorneys is making excellent progression. His youngest daughter is his con stant companion and his wife is by his side during the entire session. NUMBER 271.