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0AI1Y EVENING EDITION OAILYEVGIINGEDITIOII Pendleton mores are (Hied with at . tractive goods ut the moat feaaon able pricae ever to prevail In the Inland empire. Read the adver tisements for particulars, I WEATHER FORECAST. ! Fair tonight and Tueaday; colder, i Sunrise, 7:03; sunaet, 6:27. VOL. 20. PENDLETON, OREGON, MO X DAY, FEHKUAHY JO, 1908. NO. 0201 I AFTER BOUSEVELT Takes Floor in Senate to Re ply to President's Letter Regarding Patronage. DECLARES PATRONAGE IS USED IX IMPROPER MANNER RUSH YUKON EXPOSITION. - - , proprlatlon who iioowveit nut is tTuinpuxi pation. Seattle Spirit H Going: Ahead SpllC ))MIHllol). Seattle, Feb. 10, The work on the ground a nil building of the Alaska-Yuknn-Paelfic exposition goes on without Interruption. The manu facturers' building will soon be ready for the placing of the big roof, while the agriculture building J rapidly tJijdng shape. The auditorium, ma chinery and fine arln building, per manent structures, will soon be un der way, as likewise will the mines and fisheries buildings. The expos Hon la" gaining many more friends In consress. A favor able hearing was had recently In the house committee on Industrial ex positions, at which many prominent men appeared In behalf of the 1909 fair. Among them was Secretary Taft who is In favor of a liberal ap- for government part lei- INTIOOOCES Bill FO T by Attitude of Presklent in Foiilke The committee In the senate has Letter Declares Athens, 0, Pot- reported the exposition bill favor master Failed to Get Office Mcre- ably. The exposition measure as It I now stands makes an finnronrlatlon ly Because- He Editorially Express- f 700i000 of thl8 amount $300.- cd Sentiment Which Did Not Suit Roosevelt. 000 is for buildings and $400,000 for exhibits. The exposition manage ment has assurance that the bill will pass sometime in the near future. The entire west Is standing back PFIJfll FTIlfJ MllsT 1 1 LIIULL I Ull IIIUU I . EFJJ5? QUICK Washington. Feb. 10. Sen. Foraker , took the floor of the senate this at-' of the exposition with its support ternoon on the "question of personal -privilege," to answer the statements ' In the Roosevelt letter 'for Foulke with reference to the federal ap- polntmenta In Ohio, - The Ohian took a direct lasue with Roosevelt's denial that patron age was not being used by the ad ministration in an improper manner. The senator disclaimed any intent of "bandying words" with the .presi dent, and while recognizing the lack of Interest by the general public as to who held public office, he was prompted by the attitude of the pres ident as expressed in his letter to Foulke to produce a case or an office holder in Ohio who had been co erced. Foraker said that Editor Charles Dry son of the Athens, Ohio, Gazette, had been given the postofflce ap pointment during the recess "with out solicitation. but the nomination was held up because of an interview expressing his disapproval of an at tempt to' shelve Foruker in Ohio. Proposed Measure Will Not Help the Big Mail Order Houses. T L1C DEFENDS HIS Bill BAKER CITY WORKING HARD TO HOLD FEDERAL SITE. REVEIJ31 IS SHOT. Night of Slumming In Chinatown Followed by Fatal Shooting Af fray. New Tork. Feb. 10. After a night of slumming In Chlnutown with four Sends Envoy to Washington to Urge Baker City's Claims for the Loca tion of Hie Proposed New Federal District Pendleton Should Take Active Steps, to Secure Tliese Head quarters Is Relief of Those Watch lug tlie Situation. That Pendleton should take active steps to secure the locat'on of the headquarters of the proposed eastern Oregon federal district Is now 'believ ed by all who have discussed the mat ter. Baker City has sent Mayor Johns as a special representative to Wash ington to work for the measure and Charles Murphv of l!aker has been in , the national capital for some time In the same. The CHEAP RATE TA MERCHANT WHERE ROUTE START8 Senator Huriihuiii's Measure Pattern, ed After Recommendations of Seo reiary Meyer Low Rate to Met. chants In Localities Where Routes Sturt Would Allow 25 Cent Rate on 1 1 Pound Packages While Others Would Pay $1.76. Washington, Feb. 10. Provision for the establishment of parcels post on rural .mall routes was made in a bill Introduced in the senate today by Senator Burnham, modeled along the lines recommended by Secretary Mey er In his annual report. The merchant In localities where the routes begin, may forward mer chandise to the rural route customer at the rate of 5 cents for the first pound and 2 cents for each additional pound, the packages being 11m. ted to 11 pounds. If passed the, measure will give Jhe country merchant vast advantage over the mail order houses, permitting 11 pound packages for a quarter, where as It would cost the merchant outside the town $1.76. MATRIMONIAL MIX-UP. other., a young woman was .fatally the nteregt Qf snot in a aecuna avenue car ai , .. u... ,h on,u f DUnl'l V, i J viumi im j u .i(t. ' ' ing of Mayor Johns as an additional committeeman to the national capi- Elghth street early today. Accord ing to two girls of the party, the woman was known as "Queen." She carried a bottle of champagne, over which she quarreled with a man. A moment later she was shot In the heart, the bullet entering . the left brast. The girl died shortly after reaching Bellcvue. The shooting is enveloped in mystery. NEGRO LYNCHED FOR ASSAULT. Mob Takes Vengeance on Black Wretch While 'Militia JiOoks On. " Memphis. Tenn Feb. 10. Ell Plgot, a negro, was lynched . at Brookhaven, Miss., this morning af ter ho had confessed to assaulting Nellie Williams, white, (ged 18. He was brought to Brookhaven for trial, and the local militia ordered out to guard him. When the train arrived the girls' father crowded close to the car to get a look at him when he was knocked over by the soldiers. A mob swept the militia aside and dragged the negro from the car .and hanged him to the nearest telegraph pole. tal: The energetic efforts of Baker to land the seat for the federal court Is to be strengthened by sending Mayor C. A. Johns to 'Washington to appear before the house of representatives and urge the need of establishing the district. Charlie Murphy Is already at the capital having started the first of the week. The matter of choosing two representatives to go to Washington was decided by the business organ'za tions, but only Mr. Murphy was chosen for several days, the other member being selected Inst evening. A most active campaign Is planned to begin at once. The representatives will bring to the personal attention of each member of the house commission fact and data to justify their posi tion Jn nsk'ng that the federal trlct be created. Divorced Wife Says Slstcr-in-law Is Cruel to Her Stcp-CtUklren. Newark. N. J., Feb. 10. A novel matrimonial mlx-up will be aired in court here tomorrow, when Ernest R. Rogers, who in last May obtained a divorce from his wife, now Mrs. Lil lian R. Sweeney, Is cited to show cause why an order made last July, giving him the custody of their two boys, Robert, 5 years old, and Oeorge, 3 years old, should not be set aside. Mrs. Sweeney denies that she consented to the order as is stated In It. She savs the children are being treated with great cruelty by Rogers and their stepmother. Soon after the divorce Mrs. Rog ers married the co-respondent, John M. Sweeney, and her former husband married Sweeney's sister. Mrs. Rog ers claims that her children are fre quently beaten by her sister-in-law. She also alleges that Rogers has at no time shown any fondness for the children. The order Is returnable tomorrow. Replies in Forcible Manner to Critics of Measure on Cur rency Reform, REVIEWS THE PANIC OF 1907 IX ABLE MANNER. Measure Provide Tor Relief in Time of Financial Stress by Allowing National Banks to Issue Emergen, cy Currency on Certain Apirovcd Securities, Guaranteed by the Gov eminent Attracts Interest Recause of Likelihood of PasMugc Over Large Number of Similar Measures. Washington. Feb. 10. The reply of Senator Aldrlch of Rhode Island to critics of his banking and currency bill, introduced by him as a meaaure to provide relief In time of financial stress by allowing the national banks to lasue emergency currency on cer tain approved securities and guaran teed by the government, waa made to day. It excited widespread Interest be cause the bill is supposed to have the best opportunity of passing, of the number of bills offered this session. Many financial clitics declare that the bill affords no substantial relief. Al drlch reviews the situation in an able style. Senator Aldrlch spoke in the sen ate today In, defense and explanation of his bank iig bill. He reviewed the panic of 1907. It was not a currency panic, In the true sense of the word, for the United States currency, in charaev.T, is beyond question. 000,000 in notes not covered by specie. Further, the issue of an authorized equal to the amount of specie held and still a further amount, subject to a S per cent tax per year, "Against this last named specie must be held to one-third of the amount, gold bills of exchanging hold ing against the remaining two thirds. The b II reported by the committee provides for the possible Issue In emergencies of $500,000,000 in notes to be identical In character to 10 or other national bank notes, secured by state bonds. "The banks will be required to de posit with the state's, treasury, mu nicipal, state or first class railroad bonds. On the state and municipal bonds they will be entltrel to 80 per cent In notes; on railroads to 75 per cent. ,' "At any time within 48 hours the entire $500,000,000 can be put Into the channel of trade to allay public excitement." The bill simply give the hanks the right to accomplish by legal methods that which they felt necessary In the recent crisis to accomplish by Illegal methods. Aldrlch grew sarcastic In referring to the objection of the bill on bank Si A, TOO, IS O Department of Justice is No Satisfied With the Portland Cancidale. DOUBTFUL IF HE WILL BE NOMINATED. (Continued on page 5.) REIiEl WELL PI FOB HIS SERVICES HAS RECEIVED $50,000 FOR WORK IN OREGON. DEFINITION OF MODERNISM. Father Coad- dls- FLEET HAS PASSED STRAITS SAFELY. Lima, Feb. 10. The govern ment is overhauling the pro gram for the entertainment of Evans' fleet at Caliao, the de lay at Punta Arenas having upset the plana. The news that the fleet waa sighted by the Pacific naviga tion steamship Orlta 12 miles east of Cape Pilar, Is regarded as practically assuring the safe passage through the Btralts. fikklniore Bound Over. Moscow. Ida.. Feb. 10. F. S. Skid - .1 l ,. ...V.A .mare, the snowcase -salesman, " victimized Roland Hodglns, a Mos- Jcow druggist, out of $40 last sum mer, after a preliminary examination IhaS been held by Judge Lukens to the district court for trial. He can not secure bonds and must remain In the Latah county Jail until June. Five Thousand Back to Work. ,Loralne, O., Feb. 10. Five thou sand men were put back to work to- .day by the National Tube company. They had been Idle for several weeks. .The company reports orders enough to employ an additional 4000 men. Kelso, Wash., has a $6000 fire yes terday, many professional men and merchants losing their property in the flames, which dpsroyed a three story frame block. WILL SEEK FH-BOUOM M PRICES The meeting of flie officials of the Inland Empire Whcatgrowers' asso ciation, which was held in this city late Saturday afternoon, was one of the most interesting yet held and bids for 300,000 wheat sacks wero adver tised for upon the order of the exec utive committee. President C. A. Barrett of the asso ciation, hopes to secure sacks under the competitive bid system for a very moderate price. Over 1.300,000 were secured by the Farmers' union at Waltshurg a few days ago at 7 3-8 cents each and it 1b believed that prices under the bid system will go even lower than that. . . The bids for the 300,000 asked for at the meeting Suturdny evening must be submitted to a meeting of the executive committee In this city on next Saturday, February 15. President Barrett believes that the whentgrowers' association and other kindred organizations in the inland empire have permanently broken the back of the wheat sack combine by nipaiis of the competitive bid system and that thousands of dollars will be saved to the farmers each, year !y se curing sacks by bids, Arch-Bishop Riordan Thinks Huniin Will Bo Named as Julor. New York, Feb. 10. Arch Bishop Riordan of San Francisco, who has Just returned from Rome, thinks Father ' Hanna of Rochester will be named us coadjutor to the bishop of Sau Francisco dloceuse, despite the charges of modernism. When asked for a definition of modernism the arch bishop explain ed: "Errors or opinions are constantly afloat which were the repetition of a multiplication become crystalized, then it must be decided whether they are correct, In a word, in a church like the Catholic It Is proper for the priest or the layman to call Rome's attention to what It considers an er ror in an opinion expressed by a priest or bishop. Any. one' of the three candidates, Hannu and Nagle, of Boston; or Lnwior of St. Paul, would be most acceptable. Good Time to Roaxt, London, Feb. 10. "I will stop Palmer before the tenth round; can't possibly lose," says Tommy Burns. "I will stay 20'rounds, give Burns a good trouncing or quit the fighting forever," says Jack Palmer. Burns Is the favorite at 10 to 4. WALKER FILES PETITION. County Commissioner Will Seek Third Term Asks Republican Nomina tion. Horace 'Walker, county commis sioner, today filed his nominating pe tition , for re-election. He will ask for the republican nomination at the coming primaries and if successful the will run as his own successor for county commissioner. Mr. Walker is how finishing his second term as county commissioner. The term of a commissioner lasts two years. Commissioner Lee, whose time also expires, has not yet signified his Intensions regarding another term. Joseph Conger, who died recently at Klamath Falls. Ore., left the great er part of a $15,000 estate to school district No. l. tho Klamath Falls district. The amount of money in circulation at that time in the hands of the peo ple outside of the banks and treasury was $19.36 per capita, a much larger per capita than was held by the peo pie of any other commercial country in the world, except France, where conditions are ent rely different. "Under ordinary conditions the volume of currency could be fairly criticised as excessive and certainly aJenuatc to meet the normal de mands. But no provision for an emergency which occurs more or less frequently In every country and which we now see must be provided for. "It is Impossible to estimate the losses inflicted by the suspension of payment by the banks in the recent disturbance. There was financial em barrassment on every hand, thousands were thrown out of employment and the wages of employes were reduced. "Of the five expedients adopted to meet the emergency the use of clear ing house certificates was unqustion- ably the most effective. "This was the eighth time their ! use has been beneficial, at times pre venting serious disaster, but they re sulted this time In such disarrange ment of the exchanges as to make It doubtful whether the disadvantages were not greater than the benefits. "The great losses the people of the country suffered through the partial breakdown of our credit system and which the abnormal Increase In vol ume of money legal and Illegal, fail ed to avert, should lead congress se riously to consider whether It Is pos sible; that legislation' will prevent a recurrence. If the panic should be repeated the methods of relief used in 1907 should not be available, the treasury would not be In condition to come to the rellof. it would be impossible to Increase the national bank notes on states bonds nd may not be able to command the large Important ones, the gold suspension of bank payments with the resultant strain on the credit of the country would not be tolerated again. 'No one can predict what the finan cial conditions will be by autumn. Some urge the entire revision of our monetary system, some the establish ment of a central bank of Issue. "Personally, I think the states In time will adopt the latter system, but In the Immediate future It Is out of the question. Therefore, the entire finance committee agreed upon a de mand for the Issue of emergency notea. "The minority,, favored the United States notes. The majority felt this would establish a dangerous prece dent and the approval of their Issue even for temporary purposes would lead ultimately to a demand for the continual enlargement whenever a reasonable pretext would be found. "It wus believed, since national bank notes with their convertabllity guaranteed by the government, have the confidence of the American peo ple, it would be prudence to use this form of currency. "Germany, England and Austro Hungary follow this plan in a gen eral way. The committee felt that Germany's precedent was the safest to follow. " "There the Imperial bank Is directly under the control of the government and has the authority to issue $119,- Sjxvial Correspondent to the Journal Digs Up Interesting Data Regard ing Fees Paid Special District At torney Since Ho Was First Chosen to Assist In Land Fraud Prosecu tion Has Been llnployed Since 1903 His Claim Is Now for $8000. ' The special correspondent Jo the Sunday Portland Journal has com piled the following interesting table of money received by Francis J. He ney since he took employment with the government as a special district attorney: F. J. Heney has received a total of $50,000 from the government since he first accepted employment as land fraud prosecutor in Oregon in 1903. AH tli s has been paid excepting $8000 which item pends In the urgency de ficlency bill, now in conference be. tween senate and house, and as no protest has been filed, It Is expected It will go through. Heney began his labors November 1903. when appointed special as sistant attorney general to assist dis trict for Oregon, John H. Haiti H was to prosecute the case against Mc K'nley, Puter, Ware, et ai. His com pensation was to be determined by the attorney general on completion of his services. February 23, 1,904, he was appoint ed special assistant attorney general to prosecute the Hyde-Diamond-Bon-son land fraud case, involving Ore gon and California In Irregularities. his compensation 'again be'ng left to the attorney general. October 18. 1904, he was again ap pointed special assistant attorney general to assist District Attorney Hall. On December 16. 1904.he re signed that position to accept on ap pointment as assistant district attor ned for Oregon at $1500 a year. During 1904 he was paid $3000 on account of services under the special appointments. January 9, 1905. he resigned, was appointed district attorney nt $4300 a year; this he resigned December 1. 1905, the day following was appointed special assistant attorney .general again for the Hyde and Benson case. During 1905 Mr. Heney was ' paM $7500 on March 10, $3000 on August 10, on account of services previously rendered under special appointments. June 13, 1906., was appointed special assistant to the attorney general for land case In Oregon, not covered by existing appointments, compensation determinable by the attorney general. During that year he received two payments of $500Q, August 9. and $5000 December 26. An $S00O Item In the urgency deficiency bill Is for compensation fixed but not yet paid under the attorney general's power conferred to fix h's compensation. Latest Candidate for Federal District Attorney Fails in Satisfying Depart ment and Like Scliucbcl Must Step Doun and Out Washington, D. C. Man May Be ApiHilnted to Position B. D. Townv-iul Mentioned as Likely Timber. Portland, Feb. 10. It id reported In Portland today that the department of Justice la not satisfied with the se lection of Thomas J. Cleeton of Port land, for the position of federal dis trict attorney In Oregon, and that it is doubtful If he Vlll be nominated by the president. It Is eald that Heney Is not favora ble to Cleeton, but this cannot be confirmed. Among the candidates mentioned In case Cleeton Is not appointed la B. D. Townsend of Washington, D. ., who was interesttd with Heney in the investigation of the timber and land frauds. Fulton Coming in March. Washington, Feb. 10. Senator Ful ton Is preparing to go home on March 15, and then publicly answer the re cent charges made against him by Francis J. Heney. He cannot get away sooner because of a press of legislative business. - -A.Bomb for Democracy. Washington. Feb 10. A bomb was thrown Into the democracy of the country when Representative Lake (democrat) of Nf.v Jersey, made a three-minute speech in the house In which he attacked Bryan, and declar ed his democratic fellow statesmen were proving false to duty In trying to nominate Bryan In the house In stead of leaving the choice to the Denver convention. SOUGHT TO COVER TRACKS. Earthquake and Fire Brought to Aid of Affinity WorsliiHMS. New York, Feb. 10. Earthquake uid fire as an aid to affinity worship is a revelation made In a divorce granted today to Mis. Salome V. Ford of Brooklyn. She alleges that her husband, Ho mer B. Ford, utilized the San Fran cisco horror to make her believe him dead, so he could run away with his affinity. Ford was a street fair car nival art st, apparently devoted to lii wife until he went to 'Frisco several months before the earthquake. His letters c'Psed nfter the shock and she mourn? J him as dead. Seek- ng to identify th? body by certain marks she wrote t';e relief committee and learned that .-ord and 'wife" had bet-n sent to Seat:;'. Through a law yer there she kamed that Ford was living with his "affinity." Utter Is Nominated , Washington, Feb. 10. Presidential nominations made today include sur- eyor of Idaho, Darwin A. Utter of Idaho. REVOLUTIONISTS SHIP ARMS AND AMMUNITION. New York, Feb. 10. The ar rival of the chief of police of Calcutta has caused the police of New York and Philadelphia to search for the headquarters of certain India revolutionists, who are said to be making pre parations for revolt against British rule. They have been shipping arms and ammunition east, it Is said, in large shipments billed as "sewing machines." and "condensed milk." CIIIENS ENDORSE CLOSING MOVEMENT That the closing of gambling by Mayor Johns in Baker City la heart ily Indorsed by a majority of her cit izens and especially by a large part of. her leading business men, is the statement of traveling men who have been In Pendleton today from Baker city. Inasmuch as Baker harbored a large number of tinhorns and gamb lers of a highly questionable charac ter, there Is general rejoicing that gambling has been closed and that this class of people will necessarily leave the town. Baker Is the last Oregon town of any importance to close her games and it Is looked upon by the reform forces throughout the state as a fi nal victory in Oregon over the an cient vices which have held sway ln every frontier town since the went was first civilized. Few permanent residents of Baker will be affected by the closing of tho games and whiie th city will los u number of people they have been highly undesirable in the past and there Is general "n'ixfactlmi over th action of the mavor.