INCHEST HOUSt IN UNIItO STATES
National Hunks Frown at Birth »'
liiMltiuii.ii Whose Capital Bests
Them by $25,000,000.
NEW YORK, Jan. 4.— J. Plerpont
Morgan and his associates may con
trol through further trust company
mergers In New York the enormous
sum of $210,000,000 in deposits alon?,
or approximately $25,000,000 moro
than the deposits of the national city
bank, the largest financial Institution
in the United States.
The announcement of the merger
*f yesterday revived rumors embrac
ing the Bankers' Ti-ust and the Man
hattan trust as in the same combina
tion. Theie were definite reports that
the Mercantile Trust and Equitable
Trust eventually will be taken into
some sort of a powerful alliance. Na
tional banking interests do not look
with uniform favor on the Increase In
the trust company powers. It was
pointed out today that Inasmuch as
the law makes It possible for the trust
company to hold stock and enjoy the
further advantages forbidden the na
tional banks It would easily be pos
sible for larger trust companies to
take up many underwriting propo
sitions which the large banks of Wall
street have found it inexpedient to
handle these papers having been cal
led for in rsolution offered by Flint
PTOMAINE POISON IN PEACHES.
Members of Prominent Family Dead
in I.os Angeles.
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 4.—Nine per
sons are dead and two others are not
expected to survive the result of eat
ing canned peaches containing
ptomaine poison. All are members
of a well known family which was
the first to settle In Santa Monica.
The dead are Mrs. D. G. Valdez, her
daughters, Mra. Fernandez and Mrs.
Garcia, infant child of Mrs Fer
nandez, three children of Mrs. Garcia,
Virginia, Peciado and Gryes. The
peaches were eaten New Year'B day
and were put up several, months ago
by Mrs. Valdez.
Former Adjutant General Gets hong
Term—Dispute Appeals of His
OLYMPIA, Jan. 4. —Ortis Hamil
ton, former adjutant general of the
National Guard, convicted of larceny
by embezzlement of $1,188 of state
money, was today sentenced by Judge
Mitchell to an indeterminate term of
from one to 10 years in the peniten
tiary at Walla Walla. Counsel for
the defense urged that Hamilton
could not be sentenced at this time, as
there were stl'l cases pending against
him which are to be tried at the
February term. Notice of appeal was
given and Hamilton will be held at
the county jail.
FALLING OFF OF GUESTS.
Taft Entertains 1500 nt Reception
Where Roosevelt Had 5000.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 4.—The flrat
and probably the most brilliant for
mal of the state receptions planned
for the present season at the White
House was given tonight by President
and Mrs. Taft In honor of the diplo
matic corps. About 1500 gueata were
invited. Mrs. Taft waa present
throughout the evening.
MATCH TRUST HEAD
NO LONGER CITIZEN.
<Uiargcd With Swearing Away Citi
zenship to Escape Paying De
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Jan. 4.—The
reply of O. C. Barber, president of
the American Match company, to
Senator Charles Dick, of Ohio, who
declared in an open letter that Bar
ber swore away his citizenship 20
years ago to escape paying back
taxes, is awaited with much interest
The Senator was auditor of Sum
mi; county then, and he sued Barber
for $112,000, which he alleged was
due the state. He saya the head of
the so-called match trust does not
know now what state he Is a resident
of, for he moved from Ohio to Illi
nois, and finally to New York.
The trouble started when Barber
•entered the campaign against Dick
and dared him to debate political is
y^ UNITED STATES DEPOSITARY
frjjS BMW ''■apttal nnd Surplus $ 275.000.00
' 1 j^^^y~% wf $2,000,000.00
\SSShS W GENERAL BANKING
\y3b! ¥*j_W Savings Department. Safe Deposit Boxes.
\vi elw W ' STEINWEG. President.
\mffmfiS__V ll\s « iItrENTKR. Vice Pre*.
VHSM^ A. B. CI,INK, Cashier
v^BW r •»• A. LOI7DON, Assistant Cashier.
N^^ c R. DONOVAN. Assistant Cashier.
The Yakima Herald.
Y. M. C. A. Apple Packing School.
The second term of the V M. C. A.
Apple Packing school has Just start
ed and offers a good opportunity to
raachera and others to learn how to
puck a;.pies. The classes meet twice
a day and three times a week at
night, if there is a sufficient number
of students to warrant a night class.
The hours of meeting have been
Chanced from 2 to 5 to 1 to 4; thlH
making it more convenient for Ihoae
living outside of town.
1 The class Is under the direction of
; Mr. Hugh Be kley, foreman of pack
ing at the Horticultural union Those
wishing to enroll may do so at once,
by communicating with the Y. M. f
SAYS PRESIUINT IS "CIJOICt"
Indiana Representative Shows Where
, One Million Dollars Could Bo
Siniil and Nothing Hurt.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 4.-—Had Hel
en Taft and Robert Taft remained In
the house gallery a few minutes
longer today they would have heard
their father soundly criticized by
Representative Adair, of Indiana.
Adair said the president's salary
should not have been increased to
$75,000 a year, adding that the presi
dent "with practically no expense,
who could not save from Income o'
$50,000 a year sufficient to live on
the balance of his life and not have
sufficient capacity to direct the affairs
of this great nation."
He said the president's allowance
of $35,000 for vehicles, stables, etc.,
was $35,000 too much, that one-third
of $9,000 was enough for the care of
the White House greenhouses and
that the appropriation of $330,000
last year could be reduced by $75,
--000 without depriving the president
of any comfort or luxuries properly
belonging to the White House.
Adair declared the appropriations
for all purposes could be reduced at
least one million a year without im
pairing any part of the government
PROPERTY IS SOLD
Volney Tuft Disposes of 50 Feet on
tlie Avenue to L. J. McKinney.
Volney Taft has sold to L. J.
McKinney for about $9,000 a proper
ty on the north side of West Yaki
ma avenue. It is understood that
Mr. McKinney proposes to build
thereon at an early date. The prop
erty, which has a 50 foot front, is
Detween Third ana .Fourth avenues
and is the property next to the Third
avenue corner. It standi, near to
the Oppenhelmer store.
There Is a great deal of interest in
West Yakima avenue property at this
time and already there Is knowledge
of 500 front feet of new buildings
to be erected the coming summer
One block on the west side has now
the finest row of fronts to be found
In any single block in the city and
within a few weeks, when one wood
en building is removed and a stone
structure erected to replace It, will
have a solid block of stone front
City Clerk Hrookcr Finds nn Immense
Early Interest in Water
One hundred and thirty-two names
were added to the voting registration
at the office of City Clerk Brooker
Tuesday, miking a total so far regis
tered of HI, If the average of the
two days since registration began Is
maintained for the 14 days remaining
for registration there will be a suffi
ciently large number entitled to vote
on the question of purchase of the
water plnnt to make the decision of
some value. Deepest Interest, so far,
is manifested by the First and Sixth
wards and least by the Fifth ward.
: The registration by wards is as fol-
i First 54
| Second 46
I Fourth 35
! Fifth 17
| Sixth «2
I Total 25i
NORTH YAKIMA. WASHINGTON, WEDNISI) VY. JAM ARY r», 11)10.
Ni.VV YORKtUS WAIC.t MAYOR
C ha*. Mui'iiliy, Tammniiv Lender.
Visits Executive anil ( oi.llah lasts
Over mi Hour.
NEW YORK, Jan. 4.—'Tammany
Tiger took off its hat to Mayor Gay
nor again today. Charles F. Murphy,
leader of Tammany Hall, walked up
the city hall steps to call on the new
mayor and waited his turn in the ante
I com Just as others did. When he
was received he spent an hour in
conference. Tammany has received
pretty slim patronage from Guynor al
though without Tammany hehind
him he probably would never have
been mayor of New York, not on the
democratic ticket at any rate.
When Murphy left the mayor's of
fice he was besieged by interviewers
but answered his questions with the
reply: "Ask the mayor." One BUS*
gesied that he looke'J happy and
smiling. "I always am," said Murphy.
Judge Gaynor discussed the visit
more freely. He said his relations
with Murphy were cordial. Murphy
had called to present congratulations
They had discussed no appointments,
at least no names. He did not know
whether Murphy was coming again or
Robert Comtesso Elected Toduy by
BERNE, Switzerland, Jan. 4.—Par
liament today elected Robert Com
tesse president of the Confederation
for 1910. Maro E. Ruchet waa chos
en vice-president of the federal coun
cil in succession to Oonuehse. who has
hei dthls office during the past year.
Ruchet was president if the Swiss
confederation In 1905. The retiring
president is Adolphe D^ueher.
The president jf tha Confederation
and th vie prsidnt of tho federal
eouncll ar the magistrates of the
Swiss Confederation. Roth are elect
ed by the federal ans..muly In joint
session of th national and state coun
cils for the term of one ;,enr and are
not re-eligihle to the same offices un
til aftr the expiration of another
year. The vice-president, however,
may be and usually is elected to the
of jght riders
Action Stated to Air Ilccent Depreda
tions May Result in Sensational
WASHINGTON, Jan. 4. —The gov
ernment is preparing to go after the
night riders in the tobacco districts
of Kentucky and Tennessee by be
ginning proceedings against the Bur
It is convinced that that society
is a combination in violation of the
Sherman Anti-trust law, and the de
partment of justice is Investigating
its operations. Agents were recently
sent to inquire concerning the meth
ods of the association and they reach
ed the conclusion that the organiza
tion Is connected with the ilopreda.
tions of the night ride's there. The
department is undecided whether the
actions will be civil or criminal.
The Burley society is a strong or
ganization and it is believed govern
ment action will create a sensation.
It hag been contended by members
of the society that they have been
forced to band together to resist the
operations of the American Tobacco
STRICKEN ON TRAIN.
Conductor or Gilt BrlgO I'\ press Dies
in New Haven.
NEW HAVEN. Conn., Jan. 4.—
Stricken with heavt disease while his
train was passing through Rrnnfonl
last night, EdwarJ Tllilen, conductor
of the Gilt Edge express on the New
York, New Haven tt-. Hartford rail
road, died soon after l^ing brought
to this city. Ho was about 50 years
old and lived in Bo.iton.
Brlrle-to-Be 111—Fliin.'ft Hears News
BOSTON, Jan. 4.—When Harry
Deuer Storer of Atlanta, Ga., who was
to wed Miss Madeline Gray Swift,
eldest daughter of Rear Admiral
Swift, commandant of the Charles
town navy yard, telephone the ad
miral from Pittsburg that he would
reach Boston today, he was Informed
that the wedding had been Indefinite
The sudden postponement of the
wedding, which was to take place In
the ball room of the commandant'B
residence at the navy yard Saturday
and which was scheduled as one of
the important social events of the
set son, came as a great surprise to
the friend* and acquaintances of the
The reason for the postponement
Ins given hy Rear Admiral Swift Is the
I Illness of his daughter, Six hundred
j Invitations which were Issued to
' prominent people In army, naval ami
civilian social circles hive been re
called by Admiral Swift.
WILL RUSH THE TEMPLE.
Masons Hold Special Meeting ~
WtV Cull for Bills This Mont ?
At a special meeting of the ? » .
it- Temple association Tuesday* j r
noon. Architect DeVeaux wj j n
strueted to advertise for bids - ! he
new temple building, those hi- " b' 1
received beginning January aen
the complete plans md apoafa* cuts
will be linished, and up to" j.uy
18. The Structure will be 1 ork.s
high and will be a model 01 .archi
tectural beauty in ev#ry detail. It wil
be a structural steel building, lire
pioiif and thoroughly modern In
every respect. It is planned to begin
work as soon as possible. The build
ing site is at the corner of Yakima
avenue and Fourth street. At the
meeting Tuesday, the size, descripMon
and location of the corner stone was
decided upon and the keystone is lo
be brought from Jerusalem and will
be of the same material that Solo
mon'l temple was quarried from.
FORMER BANKER IN CHAIN GANG
Parmer Ice Kind' Is Treated hike
Other Prisoners in Beginning
Ills 15 Year Sentence.
ATLANTA, Jan. 4. —Charles W.
Morse, former "Ice king" and mil
lionaire banker, at noon today be
gan serving his 15 year sentence in
the federal prison for violation ol
the national banking laws.
He is registered as convict No.
2814 and tonight occupies a steel
cell not in the least different from
those assigned to several hundred
His immaculate fullered garments
gave way to a regulation suit of
stripes, nor did the distinguished
prisoner escape the Bertillon expert,
prison photographer and the regula
tion bath and barber. He turned
over to the clerk $18 in currency.
He was assigned to "class 1" which
entiiles him the privilege of seeing
relatives or friends 30 rnjnutes every
two weeks. Morse will be assigned
to the tailor shop or construction
Kane. Mrs. Morse, former wife of an
Atlanta hotel-keeper. Is expected
from New York tomorrow. After a
conference with her husband, she Is
expected to return to New York and
begin trying to obtain a nardon from
JAM J LID?
THAT BOTHIRS NEW YORKERS
Xru Mayor Is Mum. Pcoplo Refer to
Ills Campaign Speeches—Hljj
Question to Decide.
NEW YORK. Jan. 4.—The quips of
Mayor Guvnor continue to enliven
Today he sent the following letter to
w. J. Edwards, commissioner ol
street cleaning, better remembered »s
"Big Bill" Edwards of the Princeton
"My Dear Commlasloner. Take on
a few more football players and 111 a
.-be you can do better yet Sine, reil'y
your, W. J. Gaynor "
Besides Edwards there are three
other college men formerlj prominent
Next week will test the new mayor's
quality with regard to one of the most
Important Questions of policy the
mayor must deride. Is this to be a
wide open or a closed town. Are
Sundays to be wet or dry? There were
plenty of questioners who asked tha
mayor about it today, but he begged
to be excused answering until In- had
time to make what changes In the po
lice department he intends, with
the mayor non-commltal, speculation
has reverted to collateral reference!
and reminiscences of his campaign
utterances. He said then he favored
a liberal Interpretation of the excise
law and that there should be no more
empty threats to close the r. sorts that
had a right to keep open on Sunday*
and that those that ought to be closed
would be closed an.l would stay
SALTING ART TREASURES.
Collection Worth Many Million..
Willed by Eccentric Owner.
LONDON, Jan. 4.—The art treas
ures of the late George Salting, the
eccentric connoisseur, are bequeathed
by ills will to the nation. The total
value of the collection, tho making
of which occupied many years, Is .es
timated at from $15,000,000 to $20,
Salting Is known to have enter
tained reluctance toward the muklnu
of a will and It had been feared that
the works of art might be lost to the
national gallery because of this pe
culiarity on the part of the owner.
The office of the county auditor
escaped the license business Tuesday,
there being no applicants for any of
the various kinds of licenses dis
pensed by Mr. Crocker and his as
CALLED A LIAR
ON SALOON LICENSE AT PARK H
Indians or Reservation Join In Protest
AgtUnal Allowing Liquor ill
County Commlasloner Letnay think"
that someone called him a liar at th.
Tuesday meeting of the commlaaion
ers. For that reason he was not prc
pari'ii inst evening to render a vol
on the question of grunting a liccus.
ior a saloon at Parker, Commlaslon
er l.eniay declared that he made it a
rule to avoid settling public question!
when he w...s angry and therefore lv
would not act, uiiiil this morning, on
the application oi i\. P, McNatt and
8. P. McDunieis tor permlaaion t.
operate a saloon at Parker, Com
mlaaionera McDonald ami Meloy alac
favored delay and therefore the mat
ter went ever until tins morning.
t'lergyiii.-n Make Protest,
For over two hours tho license
question was discussed in the council
chamber in the court house Tueadaj
afternoon. Clergymen of this aection
wire repreaented by Rev. Messrs
Whitney, Hoss. King. Kennedy ami
Gibson and all made addresses, tub
ers present were B. F. Barge, 1... t)
Janeek, K. Kiniy, W. X. Irish, \\ A
Shippert, Clarence Sturdier, C. X
hum, M. E. Richards, N. P. Hull. Wil
bur Crocker, Dr. I. Frank und numer
ous others. Vestal Snyder repreaent
ed the applicants. Moth sides liini
petitions for considi ration by tht
commissioners for and against the re
Indiana Make Protest.
There was lengthy discussion as ft.
who were entitled to be petitioners ii
such a case and It was with regard t.
the radius within which the petition
ers must live that a remark was m id.
which did not sound well to Commla
An interesting feature of tlie Tiear
ing was the fact that L. V. McWhortet
appeared as the representative of In
dians of the Yakima reservation ami
requested that no saloon be placed
in their midst. Mr. McWhorier, wli/<
Is a blood brotha. to the VaUlnias
stated that ho had been requested t.
be present -md voice the protest ol
IN NATIONAL GUARD
Captain Meigs Baa Fine List For
.Membership in Ills Now Com
Capt L. C. Meigs, of the Wash
ington National Guard, has got to
gether a tine aggregation of citl'/.cnr
who are willing to enlist In tho new
organization which will bo the sec
ond In this city and probably will be
come Company M of the state guard.
The men, who will be mustered in
January 15, in all probability, are:
Uobt. N. Denliam, attorney; Ed
ward, Cleman, Selah; Hyde Painter,
4(1-' South Second street; E. L. Ruth,
fire department; H. Btorgaard, nil
South Sixth .street; t'hesti-i 1,. Miller,
It. F. D. No. 3; J. T. Keppel, 10(1
South Second srteet; Lee Riley, Third
avenue and c .street; W. H. Berkley,
Horticultural Union; C. R. Hauler,
413 East Yakima avenue; John .1
Sandmeyer, 41r. North Eighth atreet;
J. M. Unhurt, It. F. I). NO, 2; Geo,
W. Wllley, 714 North Sixth .street;
Tom I!i ahan, Cascade mill; 10. J,
Ambrose, (io- North Fi st atreet;
Charleaa Hess, ki.i North First street;
■t'harliss Hess, 801 North First atreet!
Ban Thomaa, in - Eaal Yakima ave
nue; Clifton Meyer, R. P. i> No, 8;
c.. I-:. Eylor, 112 South Second ave
nue; this. Leigh Hunt. 510 Millet
building; Jno. Itoss. 410 South Na
dus avenue; H. i>_. Stoddard, soi
North First street; Fred ,v Blaaor,
l'ir, North Front street; llnny D.
Brown, -no South Seventh atreet; A.
L. Strausz, it. P. I>. No. 2; John N,
Blackburn, the Republic; Fred
Porbea, R. P. i>. No. 2; Barry Irish,
R. F. I). No. 2; Jos. B. Potter. H.-lli
■en Lumber company; A.iin Qauntt
U. F. 1). No. 4; W. J. Burlanek, R. F.
D. No. 2; Jack Clauson, 413 North
Seventh street; Frank J. Matthews,
(ill North Seventh street; Jay a
Praaler, North Yakima; Albert A
Hayes, 106 South Fourth avenue; A.
R. Kennedy, Kmpire Hotel; Duffy
Mlllltte, 316 North Ninth street;
Vern A. Henthorn, 232 1-2 North
Ninth street; Cecil E. Young, 402
North Ninth street; Chas. W. Buaey,
405 North Ninth street; R. F. Ayers,
bh; increase in postoffice.
Record for 1900 Shows a Splendid
Growth In Volume of liualncHH.
Receipts of the North Yakima post
office for the year 1909 were $46,106,
which is $6,286 in excess of the re
ceipts for 1908. The two sources of
revenue are sale of st'mps and box
rent. In 1907 the receipts were $32,
--446. Receipts for the quarter endtnn
with December of 190S were $14,494
as against $n,ft6o for the correspond
ing period of the preceding year.
There are In the postoffice here 11
clerks, seven city carriers and Aye
rural carriers. There are three "star"
routes, and five free rural routes.
w .-.-I Satte Win iilmiii Piilaiaaw
Max Oppenhclmer, finding bis
present quarters ;.t 111 \v,'st Taklma
avenue Inadequate to accommodate
his growing business haa leased ihe
store room nearly opposite in lbs new
Keen,- building am! will move th'ro
il bon' the I.'i h Mr. f "nrii nil. imer
•-ays bustnt ss un the west si le has
, been beyond his most sanguine ex
pectations ami he is preparing for a
larger business by ordering lie.ivy for
the .a rng n.l summer trade Mr
lOppenhclmer has b<> n in North Ynk
■ mia a little over a yen ■ bui lias hj
Industrious ami honeal methods bulll
! no a splendid business.
VOMITING 11 Wil S AND SMOKt
Imminent Iteshl.'iit of North Yiiklin i
Relates His Observations »r
Mount Adams Is In eruption, it Is
belching forth fire and smoke to the
skies. In the daytime clouds may be
seen rising from its summit nnd In
the night time there may be discerned
tbe heavy, dull red glow of the lires
within, broken at times by a Rare of
red mounting skywards. There have
recently been earthquakes at. Port
land ami in other puris of Oregon,
strange noises have been heard by
daytime ami al night rumblings and
hollow mutterngS and these have been
reported from various parts of Wash
ington and Oregon. Hul it wns not
until Monday night that the eruption
of Mount Ad ins became manifest.
.lust how wide was the observance >>f
tin. outbreak The Herald has been
unable to aacertatn, but it was seen
in North Vaklma ami reported by T
a. Havis. well known ami highly re
spected as a citizen, a resi.leul on I lo
west side of North Yal.iinu and owner
nf eonsiilei able property there, It Is
un ihe observations uf Mr. Davla ihu.i
the foregoing statement regarding the
mountain is made,
N. P. ENGINEERS GET
LOSTJN IHE HILLS
Ten Men \\ under I'rlilay Night and
Part of Saturday on Whisky
81/TjENSBUnO, Jan. 4.—Ten mem
bers of the Northern Pucillc locating
crew, in charge of ii. a. Kinnev. wore
lost all innlil Friday and most of the
dv ' . aim.iav on Whisky Dick moun
tain, DO miles lien tlu as. ul Kllens
buig, while on their wuv to the canm
which had been located (01 tliem at
Rye Uruss. A few of the engineers
Wandered as lar east as tile Colum
bia river, but the whole party re
turned Saturday night to Kittitas,
the llrst station east uf this city on
tho Milwaukee railroad. They spent
the night more and started tor vi"
cams Suuduv morning.
The orew stui ted tor Ryu Grass
from Ellensbu.g early Priaay morn,
ing Three wugona curried their
lamp supplies, and Weill uu abenl.
the uieiulKis ol tin: p.triy having de
cided lo walk, They were given ..
pllclt directions as to where the camp
was ti. be pitched, but iiecaine con
fused when Uiev reached the Park
Country, und In eiule.ivi.rlnu to i••
ir.at' their stepa to the Milwaukee
line, wen. lost.
i.. S, Kinnev. In charge ol the uni
ty, had gone ..ith the wagons t.n
horseback nnd estuolislied the canm
at Rye Grass. Ha spent 11... night
there waiting for his crew to emrrivu.
iuit When they did not i nine BatU'
day mm mug, oamn ouca to Kittitas
in search ol them
iv the meantime tha members ot
the party walked ail Pilday night.
They were unaid to *-o to slueu em
account of tin cold and each man
hud only a umull amount of food in
ins pu.k. '.Juriy in the morning tne
men Separated, part of them ge.ing
on further east, and the remainder
i oming buck toward Bllensburg,
The members of the purty who
wi in on to the Columbia river, caught
a Milwaukee west bound truin und
returned to Kittitas in the afternoon.
The remainder of the purty. foot
sore und weary, wulked into the stu
tion ut nightfall.
It is reported that some of the en
gineers were In bad shape on account
of tho cold ,und exposure. There
were accommodations at Kittltuß for
only al>.mt half of the crew, and the
remainder slept out of doom in the
ahelter of houses or In barns
Detectives Will Tell Story.
NEW YORK, Jan 4.—The federal
i,rami Jury toduy began the Investiga
tion of the theft of the letter of AW
turney General Wlckersham from the
office of the United States District
Attorney Wise. The letter, which con
cerned the sugar frauds prosecution,
was printed in the Cosmopolltlan
magazine publlsh.?d by W. R. Hearst.
It Is reported that government de
tectives have discovered a connection
between the theft at Wise's office and
the recent sacking of the count: y
residence of Secretary Knox at Valley
HEAD COT OFT
SO 1)0 THRU POllft OfNCTRS
I liilllp, th" I*.'former. Wield-. Iho Ax
and i.is Vessels Dancn i» His
I leii'ilpipi' —New Ai'lii.ilitmrliis.
The new council started in work at
Ita Initial meeting ftitsday night,
when the administration's ax was
flashed and applied iih telling ef
fect. The llrst blow result.. 1 in the
severing of three police officers'
heads, Captain Prank Mllllcan, Pa
trolmen Prank Loker anei .1. B.
Oram "he mayor made one mora
mighty flourish and the saloon license
of Prank Shardlow was revoked. The
nulling was of little more than a
hall hum's duration but v wrought
mighty havoc wmie it lasted, ami to
all appearances, It was one of those
cooked up affairs of which Mayor
Arinbruster gave an Inkling before he
was elected to office, when ho said,
that the council would hold its real
meetings hereafter In the Parmera &
Merchants bank. This one must have
been h.hi there Saturday afternoon.
There wns nothing to It but Arm
hruster from start to llnlsh, or If
there was, it wns not visible to the
naked eye. Armbrusler made the
appointments; Armbruater put the
millions; Armbriister declared them
carried, in the case of tha shardlow
license It appeared to the spectators
that the vole was Close, but the op
posing oni s ware like so many sheep
and sat submissive, unwilling to ask
lor tho ayes and nays. Before the
vote was put by the mayor, Attorney
I.uhman arose and staled that he be
lieved It to be a long established cus
tom to give tin- defendant a hearing
and In all fairness and Justice, he
asked thai sin h a program ho curried
out In this Instance. Tho mayor, how
ever, was obdurate and would listed
to no argument. Assuming a highly
righteous air, he explained with char
acteristic I'hiiiip-pin.e eloquence that
gambling was unlawful; that Mr.
Shardlow had permitted it to go on
In his place of business, consequently
ho must bo beheaded.
No one ever thought to remind the
mayor that Mr. Bhardlow'a gambling
Joint, if he has one, is not the only
one in lhe cliy. and of course Mr.
Armbruater being mayor of a thriv
ing municipality nnd president of an
alleged growing hank an.l a very busy
mail besides, is unable to be cognis
ant nf all these things. So no one
was very much Surprised at his bee
nigh Innocence, That old time com
bination of Ignorance and wisdom
was never displayed to better effect
i hau Tuesday nigh I by "hlxsonsr."
With an air nf "You can't arrest the
mayor" ho adorned tin- exeeuttve
chair with the mock dignity of a rA*.-
laya and tho crust of v gingerbread
In the appointments, the heads of
departments with the exception of
Building inspector Wise antl Police
Judge Wende are retained in office
No successor was appointed for (In.
building Inspector's berth anil Attor
ney Irving j. Bounds replaces Judge
Henry 11. Wende. City Engineer
Doollttle, Police Chief Tom Story.
Street Superintendent Mart s.-hlchtl
and City Health Officer Ur. John
Nywening were reappointed it. w.
Taylor Is slated fir Captain Millicnn's
Job us desk sergeant 'nd Patrolman
l.oker and Grunt were given the
"kibosh." The other city appoint
City engineer, If J. noollttle; street
superintendent, Mart Schichtl; police
Judge, f .1. Bound i; - exton, J. D.
Johns; chief "f police, T. L. story;
captain, 11. w. Taylor; patrolman.
A. I. Wakefield, a a. Smith, W. H.
Kelley, II M. Kmm man. I. le". I'hase.
K. V. Sander.. J. G. Lang, Cline.
.\iies; chief iin. department, B. Q.
The arrangement of committees
handed out by "blssonar" are as foi
Ptnancs ami Purchasing Wenner,
Mull and Culver.
Site. I and Ditch—Sehorn, Mull,
Police--Mull, Culver, Sehorn.
Kile and Water—Culver, Shaw and
Cemetery—Shaw, Smith, Pease.
Public Improvements Case. Cul
Wad r, Light and Franchise-—Cul
ver, Shaw, Sehorn.
Taxation- Mill, Pease, Winner
Printing— Smith, Wenner. Sehorn.
Hoard of Health—Dr. Nywening,
Judiciary—Culver, Peuse, Hull,
Sehorn, Wenner and the mayor.
PYTHIAN SISTERS MEET.
New Officers Aro Installed and a
Soclul Is l>e« lil.-il Upon.
At a regular meeting of the I'vllilan
Sisters held Monday night the fol
lowing officers were Installed'
Mrs. Kmma Fisher. P. P
Mrs. Mar,l..ih Mull, M. B. C
Mrs. Bettle Davis, E. J.
Mrs. Gano, M.
Mra. Grace Kirk. M. R. C.
Miss Maude Purdy. M. F.
Mrs. Curtis. G.
The Installing officers were Mrs.
I.e'ona Hauser, who was asalated bgr
Mrs. Llnce and Mrs. Amy Adams. Ur.
Mario wns Initiated into the mysteries
of the order and Mrs. Crook of Top
penlah and Florence Curry of Se
attle we-e vls'tlng sisters. The next
meeting it will he necessary to bring
your pocket book as a social Is on
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