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OAILY EVENING EDITION Pendleton stores are filled with at tractive goods at tho most reason able price ever to prevail In the Inland empire. Read the adver ting men to for particulars. WEATHER FORECAST. Fair tonight and Tuesday. Sunrise, 7:20; sunset, 6:08. VOL. Sf PENDLETON, OREOON, MONDAY, JANUARY 27, 1908. NO. 6189 OAILY EVENING EDITIDK 111 ENDS LIFE ITI T Overstudy and Worry About School Work Drives Bene cia Coe to Suicide. VICTIM MEMBER OF WELL .KNOWN MILTON FAMILY LURLIXF.N CAITA1N DROPS DEAD AT WHEEL. Portland, Jan. mi. 21. Cap tain E. W. Iitikln. of tin? steamer Lurllnc, Portland to Astoria, dropped dead in the pilot house of the vessel thin morning as the boat was pass ing through the draw of the Mudlson street bridge. The "pllotless Lurllne passed safely through and Into the open water beyond. The death of the pilot was then discovered. CITY SENSATION CAUSED I II ASSOC AT ON Dodgers Bitterly Criticising City and County Officials Desig nates City as "Stink Pot of Corruption." ' ORGANIZED LABOR liOSES HARD BATTLE. Washington, ' Jan. 27. Or- ganized labor lost a hard- fought battle today when the supreme court decided that that part of the Erdman act prohlb- Iting the railroads, engaged In Interstate commerce, from dis- criminating against employes belonging to latwrunlons, was unconstitutional. THREE CiTfES ARE iDeaUi Follow Drinking of Curbollc Arid La Night Daughter of Mr. for reclamation of all land covered by desert land entries In Umatilla county, Oregon, heretofore made, where It can be shown in the satlsj faction of the department of the In terior that the entryman has been I hln dta..K..eoc,n(lOWof.rMalm'g gu'ch nm, ,y mwml Family of Ten Cldldren End of floods, either directly or Indirectly. Life f Youtur AYomnn Cornea mi m. Is hereby extended until the first day Knock to All Whn Knew llott Wan ! t October, 1909. and the time for maKing nnai proor or Student at Columbia Popular. College and reclamation of said lands is hereby extended to the first day of April, 1910. IMPORT MENTAL EXPERTS. Den Ida Coe, the 17-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. K. Coe ' phyHlcUiw from Europe Testify In home at that place last night by tak ing carbolic ald. dying within a few! Kew York. Jan. 27. When the moments after taking the acid. trlal of Harry Thaw wa" ruumi Overstudy and worry about her'thl" rno"'nl'. Dr. Charles F. Bing school work Is assigned as the rea-: ham- of Pburg. was called to the son for the deed. She was a student , "tand- Purpose of his testimony at Columbia college, the M. E. south. 1 was to 8how the 8,a,e of mnta,l,y school at Milton, and waa a popular at dlernt stages of the defend and capable young women. I ant's life. She took the acid shortly before 111 He e8t"led tna whe a child o'clock last night and death ensued, Thaw wa" nerV0U8 and appeared ' within a short time. rational In the Tombs. She was one of a family of 10 chll- Dr' Sldn,'y Rudde11 We8 ot I'on dren and was well known and unl- don' was the next wltpe88- He nU' versally liked in Milton, where she ! fled that ln 1899 he amlned Thaw was reared. The family U related to at CTarl,lg81 London' and found the Frailer family of Milton and lslh,m 8ufferln from a mental among the pioneer families of the east end of the county and the deed iturbance of some kind. I At 10:35 the defense "had all the i direct evidence In and Littleton be- Or the vounr woman hn hum shock to everv one u h Vna, , Kn reading the hypothetical ques Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Campbell of La uranae. formerly of Milton, passed tlon to three experts for the defense. Dr. Wells and an Insanity expert SMvirio Chni ces Mario Jmlw. Sinlih of Circuit Court, and Mayor Johns "louul With Drinking Before Saloon Bar Four and Onc-IIalf Mln- iitM Bcfoiv ()MMilng of Ilurvcy Broun Meimn-lul Services Prisoner in Coniily Jail Acxmih-h Ju(e Sin llh With Bring Intoxicated During ProKTc of ill Trial Boys and lrh Allowed to Wander About Sinvix of City at All Hours of Uic Nlgiit Skating Rinks Arc Open on Miiulay P(llccinan Caught Gambling in Gambling Den. Ilaker City. Ore., Jan. 27. A sen sation snrh as has not been enjoyed In eastern Oregon since the assassi nation of Harvey nrown, was sprung late yesterday forenoon when a dod ger Issued by the Ministerial associ ation of this city was circulated, bit terly criticising officials of city and county. The circular chnrged Baker City with being a "stink pot of corrup tion." Among the specific charges are these: That Judge Smith of the cir cuit court ond Mayor Johns were seen drinking before a saloon bar four and one-half minutes prior to the opening of the Harvey Brown memorial services. That a prisoner In the county Jail accuses Judge Smith of being Intox icated during the progress of his. trial. That "boyt and girls are allowed to wander about the city at all hours of the night. That the skating rinks are allowed to open on Sundays. That one of the members of the civic purity committee once found a policeman in a gambling den gam bling. Does Not Deny the Charge. Baker City, Jan. 27. Mayor. Johns today refused to deny that he had been seen drinking and playing the slot machine four and a half minutes after the Harvey Brown memorial service last October. This was charged in a circular got ten out by the Ministerial assocla tlon yesterday. Apparently the may or Is not greatly Exercised over the charge of the ministers. Judge Smith, who was accused of being with the mayor In the barroom e.t the time. Is out of town. through todav to ntfenrt thL ,,,.! 'estiflod that Thaw's condition was Mrs. Campbell Is a sister of the e relurrem ".sunny, aiisr ii young woman. The funeral will be held at Milton tomorrow. I Investigates Editor Bennett. Ilan McBride, who nursed Thaw at the Devonshire hospital, took th I stand and corroborated Dr. Well concerning Thaw's mental condlt on Dr. Frederick J. Burton Rrown nf Air. William Troensetzanrd una. 1 I inHnn ir.ttaA ih.t v.- rial atranl nf V. . t . . 1 . . ..... i .I,., ,,ubi uiui-e uepan-. jnaw in uome and mat ne was Irra ment, has Just been to Irrlgon and tlonal. checked up the postmaster, counted! the stamps, examined the books and -nVK MILLION FOR RAILWAYS. "ruru ii kucii oiner matters as an Ininaninii II.. J . -'"-' uuaiiy ai.es. wnen ne does milMNin Returns to San Irnnrfseo ... uuly. e guest wr. T (you can After Suecessfnlly Moating Big ... , me nume ii you can ) Bond Deal. louna everything all right, for the " " ' i"o me eanor, is still r. uw..,B uunni di me oia stand. -ir rlgon Irrigator. EUIS Bill IS DESERT EriTflYM Ell EXTENDS TIME FN DEB FXAVOIDABLE OBSTACLES. Relief for Those Affeetel by Flood, Wiuhoiits and OiIht Viifomren Ob. slaelem In Making nnnl Proof on I.nml Will AIIoav I'ntil April 1, 1010 to Make Fiitrie Time for Rei-laiiMtloii Also Extended I'ntil October 1, 1000. Francisco. Jan. 27. Patrick lhoun, accompanied by Mrs. Cal houn and n niece, have returned and his return means the expenditure of 15,000,000 for the street railway !m provement. Calhoun confirmed the statement that he had negotiated the sale of $3,500,000 preferred stock which with $1. BOO, 000 already disposed of, makes a total of $5,000,000 at once available. Tiuulei'lillt Girl Is Ntnv a Countess New York, Jan. 27. At high noon today Oladys Vandeiblll became the wife of Count Laszlo Szechenyl, the Htinparlan nobleman. The ceremony was characterized by elegant slm pllclty and was performed by Man ager La Yello. The pope sent an apostolic benedlct'on through Arch bishop Farley. That Congressman W. R. Ellis of this city. Is closely guarding tho In terests of the people of tho eastern Oregon congressional district, Is shown by the measure for the relief of desert land entrytnen Introduced by him In the house last Saturday morning. The measure s to provide for the relief of desert land entrymen who may have been delayed In making fi nal proof on their claims by reason of floods, washouts or other un avoidable obstacles and extends the time of making such proofs to April 1, 1910. The time for the reclama tion of such land Is also extended to October 1. 1909. A Washington dis patch says of tho bill introduced by Congressman Ellis: Representative Ellis today Intro duced a bill providing that the time IjtO-ani Is Still Missing. San Francisco, Jan. 27. Alec Latham, Buef's chauffeur, whose testimony Is badly wanted by the prosecution, has not yet been found and the motion to have a commission appointed to take Tils deposition was withdrawn this morning by the state. Ruef asserts he has no knowledge of the whereabouts of Latham. Standard Oil Case. Set for Hearing. Chicago, Jan. 27. The hearing In the Standard Oil case involving- the Chicago & Alton has been set for February 8. Steal Revolvers at Belllngliam. Belllngham, Wash., Jan. 27. Thieves entered the armory here Sun day and stole $60 worth of revolvers. Mme. Lillian Kordlea will wed for the third time, her fiance being George Washington Young, a New York club man and multimillionaire. Andrew Carnegie has sent Arthur Tl Registration for tho coining pri maries and election has now been on for three weeks and so far a total of 600 voters have qualified. Under the luw it Is necessary for the registra tion officers In the different pre cincts to send ln weekly reports to the clerk's ofriee and this Is now being done. As the names are turn ed Into tho office here Clark Nelson, registry clerk, forwards the lists to the secretary of state and printed matter concerning the various Initia tive bills, etc., are sent out to the voters. According to Mr. Nelson the out side precincts are registering faster thnn they did two years ago. The reglstrnt'on books will be open continuously until 15 days before the primaries, which will be held April 17. After tho primaries registration will be resumed and voters who did not register prior to the primaries, GAMBLERS Will DELAY. BOOKED III STOESSEL DAMAGE SFIT IS QY1CKLT ENDED Swagcart. Ogg and Sellers' Waive Ex a mi nation and Will Plead Tomor row Trio Allowed to Remain at Lllierty Joseph Huaga Charged With Robbing George ami Miller Store Will Also Appear Before Court Tomorrow. I-ester S assart, Ab Ogg and Jesse Sellers, all charged in the circuit court with gambling, waived exam Inatlon this morning, through their ettorney, Colonel J. H. Raley, and to morrow morning at 9 o'clock was set as the time for tnem to plead. All three of the accused men were serV' ed with warrants by the sheriff Sat urday, but were allowed to remain at liberty upon the consideration that they appear ln court at the proper time. Joseph Haagn. charged with rob blng the Miller & Oeorge store at Echo, will also plead tomorrow morn ing. The Indictment against him was read In court this morning. Haaga Is being defended by Colonel Raley and Judge James A. Fee. Stoessel Damage Suit. Following the disposal of the above case this morning the court began the trial of ihe damage suit brought by Mrs. Emll Stoessel against Lalng A Russell to recover $7500. It is claimed by the plaintiff that her hus band's death was due to a runaway accident and that the same was caus ed by the breaking of a strap on the neckyoke of a rig furnished him bjr Lalng & Russell. The runaway oc curred on Birch creek last Septem ber. V. W. Bailey and Will M. Peterson are the attorneys for Mrs. Stoessel, while Colonel J. H. Raley is con ducting the case for the defendants. StoesM"! Case Dismissed. This afternoon Judge Bean grant ed a motion for a non-suit ln the Stoessel-Lning & Russell suit and In structed the Jury to render a verdict favorable to the defendants, which was done. Gecr at Baker City. Hon. T. T. Oeer, ex-governor of Oregon and ex-edltor of the Pendle ton Tribune, Is In the city setting up his fences for the congressional nom- natlon In this district. Mr. Geer Is quite well acquainted with Baker City people and Is meeting many warm friends. Raker City Demo crat. Charles Eastman Is dead at Bell lngham from bullet wounds Inflicted by Policeman Dunham. Eastman emptied bis revolver at the police man when the latter attempted to may qualify In time to vote at the arrest him nnd was in turn killed by June election. ja bulIi;t f,.nnl (ll0 ()ff,.or-R revolver. LARD FB D CASES HALL-MAYS CASE EXPECT ED TO CLOSE FRIDAY. Heney Wants to Get Back to San Frniieiscx Judge Hunt Desires to Return to Montana and Attorney Bcelier Wants Time to Familiarize ' Himself With Testimony F. P. Mays on Stand Today But Telia Nothing of Material Importance. Portland, Jan. 27. Following the Hall-Hays case, which will probably close Friday, another postponement ln the land fraud cases Is expected. Judge Hunt announced today that a conference batween Heney. Becker and himself on this subject would then occur. Heney wishes to get to San Francisco and Judge Hunt de sires to return to Montana. Attorney Becker has been here but a short time and would like more time to be come familiar with the Oregon pro cedure. The next case on the docket Is the Herman land fraud Indictment. Her mann's attorneys are In Washington at present and might not be able to reach this coast within the next 10 days. Today Frank P. Mays resumed his testimony, but told nothing of ma terial interest. It was merely a de tailed resume of his legal rations with Stelwer. Following Mays, Heney attempted to put Henry Meldrum on the stand, but owing to the fact that Meldrum Is now a convicted felon and serving a sentence for land frauding, his eli gibility aa a witness was objected to and Judge Hunt took the matter un der advisement. berg secure sacks at a lower figure than did others who bought from the grain companies, but according to Mr. Barrett the fact of the acco ciatlon's action caused the companies to sell at a lower figUre than they would have gotten otherwise. BOUGHT IDAHO BREWERY. Fred Laatx and Will Roertch Pur cluMe Grangevllle Property from Joseph Barter. Fred Laatz and Will Roesch, jr., have Just purchased a brewery and equipment at Grangevllle, Idaho, from Joseph Basler and. William Roesch, sr., left for that place today to look over the property and help the young men start it. The transfer will be made on Feb ruary IS and both Mr. Laatz and Will Roesch, jr., will move to Grangevllle to conduct the buajfiess. Mr. Basler Invested in the property about three years ago and because of him not being able to give his personal at tention to the matter he decided to sell. Grangevllle is a growing and pros perous town and both of the young men feel that they have made a good investment and will conduct a first class institution. William Roesch, who Is an experienced brew er, will be In Grangevllle much of the time until the plant Is well under way to oversee the business and get It started right FUNERAL OF DR. JOIEVSON. G. A. R. Has Charge of Last Rites Over Remains of Their Comrade. At 2 oclock this afternoon the funeral, of the iat Dr. H.--B. Johnson was held from the family home on the north side of the river. The service was conducted by Rev. W. L. Van Nuys, pastor of the Presbyterian church, and the Interment was in OI ney cemetery. The arrangements for the funeral were left by the members of the family entirely In the hands of the local G. A. R. The members of Kit Carson post attended the funeral In body and the pall-'bearers were selected from their ranks. At the request of the Grand Army men a firing squad was furnished by company L and the military salute of three volleys was fired over the grave. Lives Lost and Property Dam- aged to Extent of Million , and Half Dollars. THREE C ITIES VISITED DUR ING NIGHT BY FLAMES. ' WANT LOWER RATES. Gralngiwcrs Will Seek to Have Ton- age Rato on Wheat Reduced Ma terially. After discussing the subject of freight rate reductions at length Sat urday the gralngrowers' association decided to leave tho matter In the hands of the executive committee un til the annual meeting In March. In the meantime the committee will ook Into the subject thoroughly to see if steps cannot be taken to se cure lower grain freight rates. It Is held by the grain men that the re- ecent rate of $3.15 per tori from here to Portland should be reduced to $2.50 ln order to be fair. It was also, decided Saturday to gain buy grain sacks In co-operation he coming year. A paper was start ed during the meeting and farmers resent signed up for sacks 'to the mount of 135.000. Speaking upjn the subject. Pres. C. A. Barrett held hat last year the lytsoelatlon had saved the farmers of the county 50,000 by buying sacks as they did. Not only did the association Southern Pacific Makes Big Fill. At an expense of $100,000, the Southern Pacific is filling in the tall bridge across Brimstone canyon, near Leland, with decomposed granite The work is being done by contract and will require a crew of 50 men, several teams, donkey engines, cars nd construction engines an entire ear to complete. This bridge is one f the highest on the entire South ern Pacific system, the middle sup port being 145 feet high. The bridge has burned out twice and has other wise caused the company much trou ble. With a solid filling of granite and an immense opening of concrete for the passage of the water of the creek. It is believed the canyon will cause no more trouble. Medford Southern Oregonlan. K. of P. Smoker Tonight. This evening Damon lodge No. 4., Knights of Pythias will entertain Its members and a few friends at a smoker to be given In Its lodgeroom In the Odd Fellows building. Dur ing the evening some entertainment will be furnished by the vaudeville troupe from the Star theater and clams will be served. All members of the, order, here and elsewhere, are Invited to be present. Standard Oil Tanks at ISalUinor Still Burning and Beyond Control Portland, Me., Has Another $800,000 Blaze Within Week From . Recent Big Fire Big Printing Eb tablisiunent at Cliiaigo Consumed With Loss of $500,000 Flames Spread to Big HoteL Chicago, Jan. 27. Three disastrous -fires, causing a property loss of over a million and a Jialf dollars, occurred . in this country bet-ween midnight and , morning today. One is still beyond control. The Standard Oil tanks at Baltimore caught fire early this morning and, fanned by a gale, the blaze is still . raging. One man has been reported dead. At Portland, Me., the second big fire within a week occurred, a fire In the business section of the city caus ing a loss of almost $800,000. By 3:45 a. m. it was under control and. waa confined to one block. At Chicago one fireman was killed and three injured and property to the value of $500,000 destroyed In fire In the printing establishment of W. P. Dunn & Co. The flames spread to the Florence hotel and drove the oc cupants Into the street In scanty gar ments. The magninceni new corn exchange building was damaged. Tw?nty persons were Injured. At noon the fire was still raging, the flames leapir.g 600 feet in the air. It is estimated that 500,000 gallons of oil have been consumed so far. Smallpox at Cattle Rook. At Castle Rock, a station on the O. R. & N.. about 14 miles west or here, smallpox broke out in an- In dian camp, and the county physician and sheriff were summoned from Heppner. There was only one well defined case, but the outfit was quar antined and everybody around there vaccinated, and school dismissed. Irrigon Irrigator. v JAP SPIES TBI TB MAPS' BULLETS FIRED BY SEN TRIES FRUSTRATE ATTEMPT. Represents Washington Post. M. A. Pottlnger, who Is in the city this week and who will give a Ma sonic lecture tonight, is a representa tive of the Washington. D. C, Post and is seJlling an exclusive set of the official portraits of .the presidents of the United States. Only 119 sets of the portraits have been assigned to Oregon and it Is a rare art collection. Second Attempt Within 21 Hours Hours Made to Enter Armory of National Giuirds at Sau Prnncisvo Where Valuable Military Maps of State Defense Are Kept Fusilade of Shots Stop Woukl-be Burglars. San Francisco. Jan. 27. Bullets fired by the sentries guarding the ar mory of national guards here frus trated a second attempt within 24 hours to enter the big building in . which are kept the valuable military maps of San Francisco's defense. The attack on the building was net made by ordinary burglars. The persistency of the mysterious visit ors makes this apparent. Early Saturday morning and again Sunday morning two men .tried to gain entrance to the building. Fear ing another attempt the sentries were doubled Sunday night. From the descriptions furnished the officers by the soldiers, it is be lieved that the two men were Jap anese spies. During a fusiiade of shots Saturday the hat of one of the burglars was shot off. WOOD METFEEl 1EATBEB HI HI IC The financial stringency and the beautiful winter weather ln Umatilla and Walla Walla counties this win ter, have conspired to "knock the socks off the wood market at Kame la and Meacham and wood that was selling two months ago for $5.50 per cord on the dump at the mountain stations Is now a drug on the mark ket at $4 and there Is every prospect that the price will go lower. All the wood dumps at the moun- meni-ltaln stations are now full to. over flowing and there is scarcely any wood moving. While sledding is good there Is no wood hauling for the reason that the dumps are full and none Is be r g shipped out. Wood choppers by the score car.' now be hired for $1 per cord, while it was Impossible to secure scarcely any choppers two months ago at $2 and $2.25 per cord. The extremely mild winter we.ith er and the financial flurry of a fevi, weeks ago are the causes of the slue gish wood market on the mountains. I