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OAILY EVENING EDITION 0A1DT EVENING EDITION v'imiuvwii '""I W l I ill (J Wit U ttl- tractive goods at the inoHt reason- ! able prices ever to prevail In the ' Inland empire. Read the adver- I tlsements for particulars. VI R MILK FORECAST. i i Fair tonight and Sunday. Sunrise, 7:22; sunset, 5:05. VOL. 20. V" P' vu PENDLETON, OltlifiON, SATU1IDAY, JANUAItY 25, 1008. NO. 0)88 1 I ll AIL ROADS TO CONNECT LM ES Farmer Who Suffers by Pres ent Arrangement Complains to Commission. STATUTES 5LVKE TRANSFER OF CARS COMPULSORY Hoard Taken Up Complaint and Writes District Attorney Iliclp to Look Into Matter Railroads MuHt Take Cane of FrcrteM Where Cart Can be Transferred front One Line to Anotlier-Complaint Also llcg iHtrred Against Waiting Room of Xite O. C Jt V. That the O. K. & N. and the North rn Pacific will be .forced to connect their line here to as to transfer cars from one raad to the other now seems certain and If they are it will be convenience to those living along the different lines. At resent the :two roads do not transfer cars here, though they could do so by means of the Byers' switch Consequently farmers living along the N. P. branch line who wish to get wood from Meacham are forced to have it shipped to Saxe station or some other point along the O. R. A N. H. J. Taylor Is ono of those In convenience by the arrangements. At present he hi forced to haul his wood from Saxe -station, whereas, if the roads exchanged cars here he could have his wood left almost at his door by the N. "P. branch line. Learning that the railroad com mission law requires intersecting railway lines to transfer cars he called the matter to the attention of Commissioner Attcheson when here the last tlnvs. This morning DlKtrlct Attorney Phelps received a letter from the rail road commissioners calling his atten tion to the complaint made by Mr Taylor and with the following para graph regarding the same: "We would call your attention to Section 23 of the railroad commis sion act which provides that all rail roads shall at all points of connec tion, crossing or Intersection w.th the roads of other railroads unite In establishing station houses, etc., and that such railroads whose roads so connect or Intersect shall, when or dered by the commission, so unite and connect the tracks of the several roads as to permit the transfer of cars from the track of one to that of the other. Section 27 provides that all railroads shall afford all reason able, proper and equal facilities for the Interchange of traffic between their respective lines, etc. The same section also provides that the com mission shall have control over pri vate tracks Insofar as the same are used by common carriers, In connec tion with any railroads for the trans portation of freight, in all respects the same as though such track were a part of the track of such ra lroad." Complaint Against Repot. In another letter to the district at torney the railroad commissioners, through Mr. Altcheaon, slates that the state board of health has complained of the waiting room at the O. II. & N. depot, maintaining that the pres ent room Is not suitable for the ac commodation of mixed sexes. The complaint is set for hearing at Uma tilla on January 28, at 2:30 p. m., and Mr. IJhelps Is asked to he pres ent to conduct the hearing. Data, taken from the O. It. & N. records, and showing the road has ,been violating the law regarding tho number of hours trainmen may be kept upon a continuous run, has also been furnished Mr. Phelps. DETECTIVES GUARD GUTS. 'Preparations for tho Big Vandcrhilt Szeclicnyl Wedding Monday. New York, Jan. 25. Private de tectlvcs have been engaged to guard the Vanderbllt residence on Fifth avenue, where, on Monduy, the wed ding of Miss Oladys Vanderbllt and count Laszlo Szechenyl will take place. The wedding presents which have already been received are val ued at $1,000,000. Two uniformed detectives will be on duty outside .the house day and night and a plain clothes officer will be constantly on guard in or near the room where the presents are exhib ited. It is stated that less than 200 guests will attend the ceremony, which will take place In the grand ballroom of the residence at 11 o'clock a. m. Wedding breakfast will be served at noon. The party. Including Count and the Coirntess Denis Ezechenyl, count Stefan Szechenyl and Count Paul Esterhazy, who are to attend the wedding, left here last night In Al fred O. VanderblhVa Drlvate car tn visii Niagara tails. The party will remain at the falls for two or three days. BURNS HANDICAP TODAY. Condition of Track "Makes Pitting of winner a Difficult Matter. Emeryville, Jan. 25. With the track ankle Beep in mud, the great Burns Handicap win be run this afternoon over the Emeryville track with probably 12 or 1J starters Montgomery, Ttfleman, ana Clamor are picked by the handlcajjpers to bo In the money, but the uncertain con dition of the tratfk has sent doDlsts up in the air greatly to the Interest of the event. Montgomery Is compelled to carry 128 pounds, 'Rifleman '125, Clamor 105 and Loglstilla, U5. Joe Coyne Is given 103 pounds. Mills THE IT FLY IT 1111 RECORDS BROKEN IX DE. CEMBEK EXCAVATION WORK. Big Machines Remove Over 2,000,000 Yards of Dirt ft the Canal Larg. ent Ircccdng Month Wan In Octo lcr When 1,808,720 Cubic Yards Were Removed Million Yard Limit Xot Only Reached But Tnss ed In the. Culebra Division for the llrst Time. Hill KNEW, OUT FAILED III DUTY Mays Tells of His Connection With Steiwar Case as the Latter's Attorney. REXXICK SEXT TO IXVEST1-. GATE FOUND FENCE TP Ftanklin I. Mays Appears In Court and Case Against Iliin In Dismiss l Was Kleiner's Attorney and Tried to Got Hall to Bring Civil Suit Instead of Criminal Suit. Fulton Implicated by Browneli Who Was Forced to Withdraw From Race. Washington, Jan. 25. The record for excavation an the Panama canal has been broken ns figures for the month of December how, the 2,000, 000 yard limit having been passed for the first time. The total for last month was 2,- 00,539 cubic yards. The largest preceding monthly record was that of October, when 1,868,728 cubic yards was taken out. In the Culebra division , the milium ard limit was not only reached, but pnssed for the first time on record. n December 1,025,485 yards were liiken out. Portland, Jan. 25. Franklin P, Mays, another of the co-defendants with John Hall and Edwin Mays In the land fraud case, appeared before Judge Hunt this morning and the case against him was dismissed. He then took the stand and was the government's principal witness of the morning session. nays testified tnat he acted as Stelwer's attorney in the original case against Stelwer, charging him with fencing In public lands and that he went to Hall and attempted to influ ence Hall to bring a civil instead of criminal suit. J. W. Rennick, a special agent, tes tlfled.that Hall sent him Into eastern Oregon to Investigate the Stelwer fence. When he returned he test! fled that he told Hall, that the fence was still ud. Then, he said. Hall declared that lie would prosecute Stewler. The government will probably close Its case Monday. Fulton Is Implicated. . - . In his testimony in the fraud trial last evening, George C. Browneli of Oregon City, for years a prominent politician In Oregon, and once pres ident of the Oregon senate, testified that he was forced by Hall to with draw from the race for United States district attorney In Oregon and In eturn for this act he was promised by Hull, for Senators Fulton and Mitchell, that neither himself ' nor his former law partner, J. U. Camp bell, would be prosecuted for the land frauds In which they had been Implicated. This testimony directly connects Senator Fulton with the land fraud cases and Is the Information which Heney declared all along that he would bring out Implicating Senator Fulton. BOTH HITS UP tie gmsrn Goes to Washington to Find Who is Knocking His Can didacy. SHAW AXXOI XCES THAT HE WILL ENTER ItACE. IVfiitlral Pot Start.s to Boillnp liry an Confers With Prunm-nt Politic ians Relative to Ills Chances Shaw Will Endeavor to Line Up Iowa as a Starter and Thinks He Can Win Nomination if Tart Fails on the First Ballot. Washington, Jan. 25. The politcaj pot starts to boiling Jonlght when Bryan arrives for a three days so journ and many prominent persons In the democratic party will confer with the noted democrat. There is a rumor that a movement Is on foot to dissuade Bryan from running and that Bryan Is coming to Washington to find out If this move ment has the backing of influential democrats. Bryan believes that the opposition to him Is fostered by the bolters of 1896. Shaw Is Getting Busy. Des Moines, la., Jan. 25. Leslie M. Shaw expects to be a candidate for the republican presidential nom Inatlon if he can get the Iowa dele gation. "With the vote of Iowa as a rally point my chances will be better than anyone else's except Taft's unless the latter wins on the first ballot, which I cannot believe he will do," Shaw hai said to his friends. tinaw will make his fight in Iowa to secure the indorsement of the republican convention, which meets in March. With that backing he will carry his campaign throughout the middle west. TO CLOSE DEFENSE MOXDAY. CALKS THEM CATS. Gunboat Ijcavcg for lliiytl. Washington, Jan. 25. The gunboat Paducnh left New Orleans for St. Marie, Haytl, today, to protect American Interests and will be In roach of a call should tho revolution spread to Santo Domingo. The gun boat Eagle Is now patrolling the coast. JACK liOXDOX ARRIVES SAFE IX SAX FRAXCISCO Mayor to' Wed Charity Worker. San Francisco, Jan. 25. Miss Eu nice Jcffers, who Is to marry Edward Someson Tnylor, mayor of San Fran cisco, Is ono of tho city's best known charity workers. The announcement of the engagement was made yester day by Mrs. Mary Klnkald, who haa acted as Miss Jeffers' guardian. The marriage will take place In February and will be followed by a short honeymoon. JAPAXESK ENFORCE IMMIGRATIOX IAW. Toklo, Jan. 25. A decree was Issued from the foreign office today prohibiting all Japanese immigration to Hawaii unless the person desiring to leave could show that they had rela tives there. Tho order prohibiting Immi gration to America and Mexico will bo rigidly enforced. Man agers of steamship companies have protested' to the foreign office, but without nny result. San Francisco, Jan. 25. Jack London and Mrs. London, reporwd dead yesterday, stepped off Ow steumer MarliMMn this morning. The Marliosa lulls front Tahiti via Hon olulu am! It Is not known where the liOiidons boarded her. The muchly advertised seven year trip about the world in tlic "Snark," however, evidently has been Indefi nitely postponed. Evelyn Takes Offense at Women "Who Try to Analyze Her Cliarac- tlT. New York, Jan. 25. Evelyn Thaw took occasion today to bitterly attack the women writers who have been analyzing her since the trial began. She called them "cats" and said "These women have been writing about me as they would about a wo man without a soul. Their declara tion that I married Harry for his money Is a cruel slander. 'I could have married many men richer than he had I been looking for wealth. Why, It's his money that has always been a barrier between us." Xltflit Riders Threaten Grower. Dawson, Ky., Jan. 15. Night rid ers have made another attack Invad ing Arcadia and dragging John Heath, an Independent tobacco grower, . to the river, where they threatened to throw him In unless he promised to not handle any more pooled tobacco. He promised and the raiders escaped. Haywood to Address Miners. Indianapolis, Jan. 26. By a unani mous vote today, William D. Hay wood was Invited to address the con vention of the United Mine workers on Monday. Trumble In Wallowa County, K D. Trumble of Pendleton, state mill Inspector, was In the city Thurs day on his return from a trip up the valley Inspecting mills. He reports mills In this county much above the average In points of equipment and simltary conditions. He says that ninny of the mills which were run ning full blast in October are now closed down for the winter but will reopen with the comllig of spring. Wallowa Sun. The New York banks have paid over to the government the first of the $10,000,000 of public deposits thnt Secretary Cortelyou called on them to surrender to strengthen the work ing balance In the treasury. Spokane has disposed of $400,000 of her city bonds to a Chicago firm. The bonds will draw 4 per cent Interest ilttleton Will Fulfil Prom ise Wit nesses Arrive on Adriatic. New York. Jan. 25. With the ar rival of four witnesses on the Adriatic Attorney Littleton can make good his promise to close the Thaw defense by Monday nght. The first draft of hypothetical question which will be asked of the experts has been submitted by O'llellly to Jerome for his examina tion. This was done to omit the tire some wrangling In court after the ex perts are sworn In. Graft Trials Next Week. Harrisburg, Penn,, Jan. 25. Trial of the capltol graft cases will begin In the Daughln county court Monday. One of the five conspiracy cases against Architect Joseph M. Huston, Contractor John H. Sanderson, For mer Auditor General William P. Sny der, Former State Treasurer William L. Mathues and James M. Shumaker, former superintendent of grounds and buildings, will be the first to be tried A great array of legal talent has been engaged by tho defense. PLAN'S FOR CONVENTION-. Telegraph Line Heine Pluccd to Spread Tidings of Bryan's Nomina tion. Denver, Colo., Jan. 25. There will be no lack of telegraph wires by which tb spread the glad tidings of the nomination of Bryan when the democratic national convention meets here next summer. The telegraph companies and the various newsgath ering agencies are already at work, preparing for the many additional wires which will be necessary to han dle the business.- Connection will be made w-lth the main trunk lines of the telegraph companies and railroad wires will al so be pressed into service during the convention. An army of linemen Is already here to Install the plant at the auditorium and string the addi tional wires. It is expected that not less than 800 newspaper representa tives will be here from all over the country, and there will be keen com petition between the big news asso- clans and newspapers. RUEFS CILAFFEUR MISSING. Latham Falls to Appear and Judge Will Fine Mm When He Is Cap tured. San Francisco, Jan. 25. The mys terious disappearance of Alec Lath am, former chaffeur for Ruef and an Important witness for the prosecution In the coming graft trials, is still un- solved. This morning the taking of Lath am a testimony was postponed by Judge Lawler until Monday. Both Burns and Langdon state they have no Idea where Latham is. Should he be found he will have to make an extremely satisfactory ex planation to Lawler or suffer a heavy fine for his failure to obey the court's orders to appear yesterday. E S S 3000 IT ROULETTE HEEL Indictments Filed Against Three Local Sports for. Fleecing Aged Man. WOED FICKLE FORTUNE IX REAR OF OGG SALOON District Attorney Obtains Story Of Loss of Small Fortune from Aged Victim, Wl Was I)atli to Dlseiot Ms Lot Magic Wheel Was Oper ated on Balony in Rear of Ogg Sa loon Victim Says He Was Partial ly Intoxicated or Would Not Hare Played. 1011! SHOPS WERE IDLE TODAY ALL SHOP MEX OX THE SYSTEM LAID OFF. Exjienses of Reiwir Dcitartmcnt Were Running Abend of the Apro. pi-iution and One Day Holiday Will Save $15,000 Only One Machinist Worked on Emergency Job at 1 Grande. Slaves Lieutenant from Disgrace. Detroit, Jan. 25. Lieutenant Rus sel F. Hazard, whose court-martial which began a week ago on manv charges, was abruptly ended on tel egraphic orders from department was saved from further disgrace to- aay wnen orders were received or dering him to the general hospital at the Presidio, San Francisco. Cases Against Harrinmn Line. Washington, Jan. 25. The govern ment's suit against the Harrlman sys terns will be instituted as soon as the papers reach Salt Lake. It Is expect ed that Bonaparte will Issue a state ment In relation to the case today. TO PROVIDE BETTER TELEPHONE SERVICE That another network of telephone lines will be spread over eastern Or egon in a short time Is now one of the possibilities of eastern Oregon development and If this system of lines Is established Pendleton will be the center and distributing stution for the entire system. W. II. DeVarney,. assistant mana ger of the new automatic telephone company ot Portland, Is In the city today looking over the field with a view to rernniniendlng the installation of a system of lines covering Uma tilla, Union, Wallowa, Baker and Walla Walla counties and there Is every prospect that a favorable re port will be made to his company by Mr. DeVarney. Although eastern Oregon Is now well supplied with long distance lines Mr. DeVarney believes that there Is I'liom and business for the automatic nnd as tills new system Is meeting with much success elsewhere he be lieves that eastern Oregon will re ceive It well. It 1s the Intention of the company to build a line from Pendleton to Walla Walla connecting with all In termediate points and also from Pen dleton to La Grande and from there to Baker City and Wallowa county, If It enters this field. Lines will also be extended from Pendleton In to the Interior of Grant. Morrow and Harney counties from Pendleton, thus giving this city the most com plete and thorough system of local and long distance telephones on the Pacific coalit. It Is the Intention of the new com pany to connect with other Indepen dent companies where possible to save the expense of constructing a new lln, and In this way It will be possible to Install the new system within a reasonably short time. In order to curtail expenses In the machine shop department of the Har rlman railroad system, every man working In the roundhouse and ma chine shops of the entire system whs aid off today. As there are about 6000 men em ployed in the machine shops, boiler rooms and roundhouses on the sys- em, this will amount to a saving of practically $15,000 over the entire system. Only 10 men worked In the maT chine shops In La Grande today, he elng engaged on an emergency Job. All the other employes numbering bout 85 men, enjoyed a holiday, but 11 will return to work on Monday morning. It Is said' that general orders have been issued to curtail expenses In this way in order to keep the repair and machine shop expenses of the system within the appropriation made for the department at the first of the fis cal year. Owing to the heavy expen ses of the department It was seen that the allowance would not meet the expenses for the year and so It Is probable that a number of holidays will be declared during the year for the purpose of keeping down expenses. Three indictments for gambling were filed today by District Attorney Phelps and the story behind the same furnishes one of the most interesting gambling tales in many months. Aft Ogg, Lester Swaggart and Jesse Sel lers are the three parties against whom Informations have been filed and they are accused of having op erated a roulette wheel in the rear of: Ogg's saloon. In the course of business they are said to have won much money from J. F. Temple and while the exact amount of the old man's loss is not. disclosed, it is said to have been in the neighborhood of $3000. In the informations filed today, Ogg, Swaggart and Sellers are charg ed with conducting a gambling game on or about December 1. Some time ago some information relative to th affair reached the district attorney' ears and he forthwith summoned Mr. Temple to appear bfor him. "Do I have to tell," said the ol& gentleman, whom it seems was loath to tell of his trouble. "You most certainly do," answered the prosecuting attorney, who then proceeded to read the law which gives him the powers of a grand Jury and likewise the perjury statute. Thereupon the story of the game was given by Temple. It was to the fact that he had tried his luck with the magic wheel, operated by one or more of the men informed against, and had found it inclined against him. How much he lost the old man did not specify and the $3000 estimate is from other sources. According to the story told Mr. Phelps by Temple, he was partly in toxicated at the time he got into the game or else he would not have play eL. The place where the game wes carried on was in the balcony over the rear of the Ogg saloon, according to the information given. DEATH OF DR. JOHN'SOX. WANT RURAL ROUTE SERVICE. Residents Between Pendleton and Pi- -lot Rock Take Steps to Get Mail by Carrier. Residents along the road between Pendleton and Pilot Rock are start ing a movement to have the rural de livery route continued after the pres ent mall service is changed from the stage line to the Umatilla Central: So far the government has made nc change in its route and the mall t still carried to the Rock by the stage mucn goes on to I'klah. However, it Is but a matter of time until th change will be made and the resi.in.o aiong tne line wish to have the rural delivery service continued, M. E. Hutchinson is one of those endeavoring to secure a rural route and In company with Clyde Finch cf the local postofflce. tie will g0 over the line tomorrow. Aged Veteran Paes Away at Asylum for tlte Insane. Dr. Henry B. Johnson, recently committed to the insane asylum from this place, died In that Institution Thursday night. News of the death was received here yesterday by H. F. Johnson, the son, who left yesterday for Salem. Mrs. H. B. Johnson, wid ow of the deceased, was in Salem at the time of her husband's death, The remains of the old veteran will be brought here for burial, but no ar rangements as to the time of the fu neral have yet been made. This afternoon the locnl G. A. R. post is holding a session for the pur- pos of talking over the death of their comrade. Physicians Visit Weston. Weston was honored by a visit Wednesday from three distinguished medicoes of Pendleton. Drs. Cole. Rlngo and Lieuallen, who came up In Dr. Cole's auto and had a pleasant spin, the roads being found In good condition. It was expected that an operation would be performed at Dr. Corpe's sanitarium upon Bert War ren, an employe of the Blue Moun tain sawmill. The consulting sur geons decided, however, that a resort to the knife. would not be advisable until the patient's general condition Improves. Weston Leader. McCurdys Come Rack to U. S New York, Jan. 25. Richard' A McCurdy, with his wife and son and daughter-in-law, returned to this city luuny xor tne nrst time since insurance Investigat ons, from rope. the Eu- The United States has granted Rev. C Short of Silver Lake, Ore., per mission to cut 40.000 feet of lumber from the forest reserve for the new Baptist church to be erected there. GEORGIA I.lylOK MEX ARE USIXG DYNAMITE Columbus, Ga., Jan. 25. Dy namite Is being used by Georgia liquor Interests to frighten tho active leaders in the law and order league, which is assisting in the enforcement of the. li quor prohibition law. Last night bombs were ex ploded In front of the residence of the president of the league and two ministers, and a warn ing was posted on a jratepost as follows: "This Is but a warn ing. If you don't heed It you will be extremely sorry." e '