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OAILYEVEHINGEDITIOK Pendleton stores are filled with at . traotlve goods nt the most reason able price ever to prevail In the Inland empire. - Read the adver tisements fur I'm liculiira. WEATHER FORECAST. Fair tonight and Saturday. I Sunrise, 8:49; unt, 5:40. VOL. 20. VENDIJ5TON. OIIEGON, FMDAY. FKBIIUAUY 21, 1908. .0210 -i "3 ' - JAPS MUST SIIDW HANDS IN CASE United States Will Force Declaration of Manchurian Policy. CIRCULAR WILL CALL AT- . TENTION OP WORLD Open Door roller In Mancliurln Is American Plank Believed That Coital Stolen Will Addret Itself to Graver 'Question of Japanese Vi olating the Integrity of China by Maclilnat Ions ' In Manchuria -Fulton Sccurea Pannage of Law. Washington, Feb. 21. It Is expect ed that the state department will within a few days Issue a circular note to the powers calling- attention to Japan's anti-open-door policy In Man churia. The open door policy Is an Ameri can plank. At the same time It Is be lieved that the United States will ad dress Itself to the greater and graver question as to whether Japan Is not violating the Integrity of China by machinations In Manchuria. Japan may be asked point blank to- declare her policy In Manchuria. Government W1U Sue S. P. Washington, Feb. 21. Senator Ful ton today secured the passage through the senate of a resolution authorizing the government to bring suit to compel the Southern Pacific to obey the land grant law. . Urges Pnbllcatlon of Contributions. Washington, February 21. Perry Belmont, who is at the head of a non-partisan organization whose ob ject Is to seek the enactment of a law compelling the publication of campaign contributions, appeared be fore the house committee and spoke In favor of such legislation. Ruswlan Ministry Alarmed. Ft. Petersburg, Feb. 21. Aroused by a false report that the Turkish troops had crossed the Caucasian frontier, members of he ministry are today holding u conference w'th the national defense committee relative to the Increasing friction with Tur key. Two Hundred Laid orf by 8. P. Sacramento. Calif., Feb. 21. Two hundred men In the motive depart ment of the Southern Pacific were laid off today on account of slack business. It was announced that the men will probably be reemployed be fore summer. McFnrlnnd-WcMi Rout Tonight Milwaukee, Feb. 21. Packle Me Farland and Freddie Welch meet here tonight in a 10-rounfl bout. McFar luiid Is the favorite at 10 to 7. MAY TRY RECKLESS JAP. Glcchi Terajnoto, Who Carved Fellow CountrymM'r M"y 1145 Prosecuted. Giechl Teramoto, the reckless Jap, who ran amuck here recently and carved up some of his countrymen a la Port Arthur, will likely be Indicted and tried for his foolishness. At the time the trouble occurred no com plaint was mado to any of the offi cers regarding the slasher. However, this morning the district attorney re ceived a message from Portland ask ing him to take up the case against the man with the long name. He will do so If the proper evidence Is pre( scnied. Apparently the prosecution of Glecht Teramoto Is desired by other Japanese as tho request for his ar rest was from a Portland attorney. Valuable; Gift to High School. W. L. Thompson, cashier of the Commercial National bank, has Just presented the, high school library with a copy of the white house gal lery of official portraits of the prest dents, a handsome and costly volume comprising engravings and sketches of all the presidents. The volume Is hound In Morocco with a gold en graving of the national seal of the United States on the -cover. The pa per Is of the highest possible grade and It Is one of the most costly and elegant volumes In the city. .TAIL BIRD HEIR TO FORTUNE OF $15,000. Los Angeles, Fob. 21. While serving 180 day sentence In the county jail for potty lorcony, William Allen, nged 28, was In formed this morning that as a result of tho death of his mother ho had been left a leg acy of $15,000. Allen Is charg ed with stealing postage stamps from the postofflce. NEW HA It ASSOCIATION HEAR. Judge Fir Succeeds Judge lleuii Who Resigns lis President. . Judge James A. Fee I now' the president of the Pendleton liar asso ciation, buying been elected to that position yesterday afternoon nt the meeting called for th purpose of taking action relative to tlie new fed eral court district. During the nieel Ing Judge H. J. Bean, presldi'nt of the association since It was f.rrmed, tendered h's resignation and Judge Fee was immediately elected to fill the vacancy. Judge Fee will serve as preHldent until the regular meeting n May. J, R. Haley Is the secretary of the local association. WINSLOW WAS IN WRECK. Jeweler Received Injured Knee In Wreck on Sheridan Local. Ralph Wlnslow. the Pendleton jew eler, was on board the Sheridan lo cal that was wrecked near Forest Grove recently and was one of the injured, though his name did not ap pear among the list of victims. At the time of the wreck lie was riding In the rear coach and his car turned half way over. He was thrown vio lently from his seat and suffered a badly Injured knee. Others who were I near him fared much worse than he. eJ Miu& tt breastworks of high Mr. Wlnslow is still be10w upon ajgraJc we df.folldlng their rlghtl, ,0 a visit with his parents but s expected I ieaso 0I, the Litigator cluim on Bat- home dally. XO CUT NOR STRIKE. Chief of Locomotive Engineer Says Men Will Not Stand for Strike. Cleveland, O., February 21. "We will not stand for any redurtlon In wages made by railroads," declared Grand Chief Warren Stone, of the Lo comotive Engineers, today discussing the proposed reduction In wage on railroads. "The cost of living Is Just as h'gh as ever," he said, "and I do not believe there win be any cut or a strike. Make that strong." Comptroller Call for Bank Report. Chicago. Feb. 21. The comptroller of currency today issued a call for a report on the condition of national banks at the close of business on Feb ruary 14. PRESIDENT WILL URGE RIVER IMPROVEMENTS Is Impressed With Nccedty of Early Wark on Mississippi and Columbia Rivers and Message Will Have to Do With Improvement of These Stream) Ideas and Suggestions Will Be Far Reaching is Deeply Impressed With River improve ment. Washington, Feb. 21. President Roosevelt is said to be preparing an other message which will be submit ted within the next 10 days. The subject is on the inland waterways commission and the Improvement and suggestions are far reaching in their Importance. It is thought that the question of the Improvement of the Missisippi in the middle west and the Improve ment of the Columbia in the north west will be enjphnslzcd by Roose velt as he Is particularly Impressed with the necessity of early work on these streams. KYLE VS. KYLE. Alleged Mistreatment and False Ac cusation Cause Wife to Seek a Di vorce. Divorce proceed'ngs have been started by Marie Kyle against Joseph Kyle ond in the complaint that has just been filed by the plaintiff's at torneys, Carter & Smythe, some harsh accusations are made against the hus band. The Kyles were married here about n year ago and the wife alleges that soon after the hnppy day her hus band began a course of cruel and In human treatment. Among other things he called' her numerous vile names and accused her of commit ting adultery with a man with dark hair and moustache. Aged Pioneer Dead. Moses Lore, aged 104, died at his home near Union yesterday after one Of the most eventful careers In the state. He was born In Montreal In 1804 ond In 1824 came to St. Louis, where he Joined a Hudson Bay expe dition to the headwaters of the Mis souri river, where he remained until 1836, when he went to Willamette valley and Joined the French settle ment at Champoeg. He was present on the day on which the first terri torial government was organized for Oregon, on May 2, 1842, but his squaw wife fearing trouble at the meeting kept him In" their cabin until the meeting had adjourned. He came to Union In 1S62 and lived on one home stead until his death. MESSAGE MING OH WHS MID fffl FOR BICH COLD FIND Locator of Ligitator Claim and Twenty Companions Fight Off Rival Claimants DESERTER HIM IN TIMK OF need mi st stay away Edward Milled and CoiiipajuonH Bar ricaded jlchlnd a Breastwork of Golden Ore Defy Hundred Men Who Also Claim Share In Valuable Ledge Fight WItneed By Tliou hands Who Are Ruidung Into New Mining Camp Bloodshed May He- suit Before Matter Is Settled. Keno, Nev Feb. 21. Edwurd Mil Ier and 20 companions are barricad loon mountain at Rawhide today. Op posing them are over 100 men who claim to have equal or better rights to the -claim. Both parties are heavily armed and all efforts to negotiate an armistice or truce of any kind- has failed so far. Between the two hostile parties Is a stretch of J 00 feet of ground. For a member of either party to attempt to cross that would be an Invitation for sudden death. The struggle is going on in sight of thousands who are rushing into the new camp. ill I Ier, it appears, owns a one sixth Interest In the Litigator claim. Monday he opened an Immensely rich ledge. Since that day he has been busy blasting out this ore and sack ing It. It runs thousands of dollars to the ton. Behind this wealth he Is now stationed with his friends. The remaining f.ve partners In the Litigator claim are leading the op posing party. Miller claims that these men virtually deserted him and the claim and left him to work it alone, never contributed a cent of money towards the expenses and al lowed him to starve at limes rather than assist him In his working?. ' Now w'.n-n the ledge Is uncovered they demand equal shares with him in the gold. He declares he will lay down his life before he will give In to them. FOUND MASTODON TOOTH. .Miner I nearths Monster- Molar on Marshall Creek Wldlo Digging for Gold. Yesterday Jim McCord, w ho is min ing out on Marshall creek, brought to Baker City a piece of a tooth that evidently belonged to a mastodon at a time when this section of the coun try was In the tropical rone, says tho Herald. McCord found the tooth while working In the Gleason placers about J6 miles east of Baker, and at a depth of 32 feet. Near the tooth was recently found an $S gold nugget, but Jim declares that the Mastodon tooth had been filled and this nugget was the filling which had dropped out. Traces of ivory can be seen through the portion of the tooth indicating that at one time it was all Ivory, but tne sands and water have worked changes. The tooth haB been broken off and the part Mr. McCord had measured 5V4 by 6'i Inches and weighed about six pounds. It Is on exhibition in the Par saloon. Watch Out for This Stranger. Walla WaUa merchants are being warned by Postmaster Brunton not to be too free In cashing postal money orders after postofflce hours for a stranger who is described as follow?: About 46 years of age, wjighs 165 pounds, smooth shaven, full, ruddy face, brown hair and acts like a store clerk. A man answering thl descrip tion is said to have taken a quantity of money ordes from two stations In Seattle, and it is believed he will try to pass them In some of- the Interior towns. Walla .Walla Bulletin. More Room for "Billy" Sunday. Dr. Henry I. Rasmus, Rev. E. M. Hill and Dr. Henry Brown were chosen this morning at a meeting of the Spokane Methodist Episcopal M'n iKters' association, as a dcno,mlnatlon committee to confer with like com mittees appointed by pastors of other churches of the city to make arrange ments for the arrival of Rev. Wil liam Sunday, who la to hold evange listic meetings In Spokane next fall It la proposed to build a special tab ernacle for the services, says the Spo kane Chronicle. . Work on the $100,000 brewery plant at North Yakima has been stop ped because of the prospects of that county and perhaps the entire state of Washington going "dry" within a short time. It is possible that the brewery building will be converted In to a fruit cannery later If the pro hibition wave seems to be certain. mm lose LIS LAST NIGHT Powder Works in California Snuffs Out Lives of Thirty People.' MINING ACCIDENTS ADD EIGHTEEN MORE TO LIST Branch of Hcreulos Powder Company at Pinole. Calif., Lew Go With Terrific Force Four White Men and Twenty-six Chinese Blown to Afoms Only One Body Recovered Four Drop to Death in Mine Cage Terrific Explosion in Mine Snuffs Out 14 Lives. Pinole, Calif., Feb. 21. Thirty men were killed in an explosion at the Hercules Powder works at Pinole last night, according to a canvass of the works made today. Four of the dead are white men and 26 are Chinese. Among the dead are William Stillwell, the foreman. The body of Still Well was the only body recovered. An inquest will be held today. With a force that shook the entire bay region as an earthquake and a de tonation heard for miles, the powder house blew'up at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon. Tons of dynamite went up In a terrific blast, shattering the sheds to dust and splinters. Flames burst from the ruins and threatened the gelatine house where two score girls were at work. A pan' ic ensued and many were cut by the flying 'glass and crushed and tramp led In the rush for the doors. The scene was pitiful. The families of the men came running from the little hamlet of Pinole, seeking news of their loved ones. Charles Bu jinghatn, Jr., who led he army of dynamiters, who fought the great San Francisco fire, hastily organized a fire brigade and in the face of hazards that might mean death for him or his brave men, heroically fought the flames. As far as Oakland and Berkeley, he shock of the explosion caused In tense excitement. People rushed from their homes and stores, thinking an other earthquake had come. The plant belongs to the Dupont De Nemours Powder trust. Their loss is about $100,000. As usual In such cases no definite cause for the accident can be given. Those who could tell the tale were blown to atoms. Four Killed; Four Injured. Wilkesbarre, Pa., Feb. 21. Four men were killed and four fatally In jured when the cage fell to the bot tom of the pit In a mine here today. Fourteen Killed in Colliery. New Castle On Tyne, Feb. 21. In a terrific explosion today at the Globe Colliery, 14 men were Instant ly killed. ' LA GRANDE MARKET DAY. Sugar Beet Town Patterns After Pen dleton's Success. It took Max Zimmerman, the orig inal "Market Day" promoter. Just amout an hour this morning to find out for himself that the business peo ple of La Grande are "up and a-com-in1 " for a market day celebration In this city, says the La Grande Star. All are in favor of it: all wTll help boost for it. and Mr. Zimmerman says this will be without doubt the most suc cessful event ever held In the United States and that It will have a circus "skinned In forty ways." Saturday, February 29, Is the date set for the first market day in La Grande, and Mr. Zimmerman is al ready about the busiest man In seven states getting things In shape for the big event. Associated with Mr. Zimmerman In this enterprise is Mr. James I. Shields, one of the oldest newspaper men in' the United States, who will have charge of the advertising part of the affair. . Laws Are Enforced In Alaska. No longer can It be said "that there's no law of God nor man runs north of 63." Laws are as rigorously enforced close to the Arctic circle as they are in the most densely popu lated centers, and It is probable that. as;de from any law enforcement, men respect the Ights of others here more than. In any other commonwealth un der the stars and stripes. The trick ster will of course, continue to take advantage of tho unwary, but no man who conies here and attends strictly to his own business and does not becomo too confidential with strangers, need have fear that his rights are going to be trampled up on. The dance halls are running, but the gambling Is only conducted se cretly In darkened rooms and in places to which tho, innocent are not easily lured. Nome, Alaska, Nugget. SHEEPMEN' TO BE TRIED. Washington Woulgrowen Must Face Court for Disregarding' State Law. On Monday, March 9 the Washing ton sheepmen who brought their flocks across the state line last year without first notifying Dr. W. H. Ly tic, state sheep inspector, will be plac ed on .trial here. The cases will come to trial after Ineffectual at tempts to settle the matter by com promise, j Judge H. J. Bean has set the fol lowing equity cases for hearing: Willis vs. Grant, February 21. Lttle Walla Walla Irrigation Union et a!., vs. Finis Irrigation Co., Febru ary 24. Motion day, March 2. Holverson vs. Smith, March 9. (A Jury trial.) Sturdovant vs. Carnes, March 16. J. E. Smith Livestock company vs. Grlggsby March 17. Hurlburt vs. Miller, March 18. Warner vs. Hall, administrator of the estate of J. M. Young, deceased, March 19. Hermlston Mercantile company vs. Rice. March 20. Chamberlain- vs. Chamberlain, March 21. Bank of Weston vs. Wdklnson, March 23. BIG TIME AT PILOT ROCK. Odd Fellows and Rebekahs Enjoy Trip With Grand Lodge Officers. One hundred and thirty strong the Pendleton Odd Fellows and members of the Rebekah lodge went to Pilot Rock with Grand Master Scott last evening and the occasion there was the biggest fraternal event the ter minal city has ever pulled off. Three coaches were required to carry the party to Pilot Rock and return. On the return trio the train reached Pendleton at 2 o'clock this morning. At Pilot Rock the grand master and his party were entertained by the local Odd Fellows In fitting style. During the evening some Inflatory work was done and addresses were made by Grand Master Scott. Grand Secretary Sharon, R. Alexander, past grand master, and by Walter M. Pierce. A banquet was served in con clusion. From here the two grand officers go to Adams to visit the lodge at that place. FAT STE SG2 PER HEAD TWENTY THOUSAND DOL- LARS FOR 321 HEAD Over 5000 Head Now Being ted on Butter Creek Feeders Exiect live Cents Per Pound After March 1 Alfalfa Belt Yields Excellent Re turns on Investment and Feeding Industry Tluivcs. , . Twenty thousand dollars for 324 EE BRING head of fat steers Is the snug eunijus ci,jef of realized this week by R. X. Stanfleld and Fred Andrews in the sale of a shipment of cattle from the Butter creek district. This shipment was the top lot of a large number being fed by them In the Echo and Butter creek alfalfa belt, and while the price realized was not what they expected It would be at this. season, yet they are well sat isfied with the sale. The steers brought over $62 per head and were a fine lot of animals. Another shipment of 250 bead or 10 cars were also sent out this week from Echo, showing the same gener al average of price and weight. There are now over E00O head ofjPasoo l!csns D"nld Increase tn steers being fed in the Butter creek district and as the spring advances they will be sent out to the different markets of the northwest. It Is ex pected that five cents per pound will be realized for the bulk of the fat stuff sold after March 1. Rill Exempting Duties on Exhibits. Toklo, Feb. 21. The house of peers today passed a bill exempting duty on all articles sent from other coun tries to Japan for the exposition In 1912. TO HUNT FOR BAD CANDY. Washington State Dairy and Commissioner Will Inspect Food Soft Drinks) and Sweet Meats. Within a few weeks, it Is announc ed, I. Davis, state dairy and food com missioner, expects to begin a rigid In spection of candles and soft drinks. Thus far, it is stated, the department has had no time to devote any par ticular attention to this line, but a thorough campaign of inspection Is soon to be undertaken, says the Wal la Walla Bulletin. j "We Intend to keep prosecuting all j classes of uncleanliness found In dair ies." Mr. Davis Is quoted as saying. "Generally speaking, there has been a wonderful Improvement. In the san itary condition of the dairies through out the state within the last year or two. Dairymen themselves are com ing to see the Importance of keep ing their barns and stables clean, and of selling pure milk." SIEFFENSIUIJI mi mrrics Says Charles W. Fulton is "Fundamentally Corrupt'1 and Tells of Deal.. TEXT OF BRIBERY TELE GRAM WRITTEN BY SCOTT March American Magazine Article Will Tell Story of Some Past Rot tenneB in Oregon Politics Scot Offered $25,000, the Federal Pat ronage and the Columns of the Ore gon! an and T(J pram to Defeat Mitchell Says Ladd Telegraphed Offer to Bourn. Portland, Feb. 21. In the forth coming March I'sue of the American Magazine, advance .sheets of . which have reached hoe, Lincoln Steffena goes deply Into the Oregon political situation In an article entitled "ITRen, the Law Giver." , Steffens deelarte that Charles W. Fu'ton Is "fundamentally corrupt," and publishes the full text of a tele gram supposed to have been sent by Harvey W. Scott, editor of the Ore- gonlan to nQw U. t. Senator Jonathan Bourne offering J -5,000 and the fed eral patronage and the columns of the Oregonian and the Telegram to defeat Mitchell, if Bourne succeeded In electing him Urited States senator. Scott wrote the agreement, de clares Steffens, and William M. Ladd, a banker, telegraphtd It to Bourne In Salem. McKlnlcj- Appears for Sentence. . Portland. Feb. 21. Horace Mc Kin ley appeared bfli re Judge Wolver ton of the federal court today for sentence and secjitd a week's delay. He stated that he waited a com munication froni Hftrey in Sun Fran cisco and until 'hat arrived wished the passing of s-fntence continued. McKlnley expects to arrange for an other Immunity bath. piNciioT to gurr service. Retried Chief I .rvster Will Moto to Weierr State. The story ha bn put In circula tion In Washington to the effect that Gifford Pinchot, chief of the forest service, will retire frwn office at the close of President Roosevelt's term, and come west to K'ow up with the country. The irpoit goes' on to say that Pinchot has a desire to mix In politics, with the bi-pe of ultimately being sent to ir.e nate from tha state In which he takes residence. Since Mr. Roo.?vc!t became presi dent. Mr. Pineh.ot has been a very powerful man in the administration. He was holding an 'nsigniflcant office the loitstry division ol the agricultural 1 partment. Govern ment forestry wo:k was then in it Infancy and the -voik of Plnchot's division counted ft r little. " Mr. Pinchot q-ji-hly interested the president in the subject of national forestry, and wr.n the president be came interested ttir division sprung into prominence, nnj has grown steadily to it? prrnt proportions. Its growth, and the extension of the work would not hav- been possible but for the aid 1 President Roose velt. N. P. TRAFFIC INCREASES. Number of lrylt. Trains Paodne Through. A Pasco item mus: Traffic on this tiivision of North ern Pacific is Mfadily increasing. The number of frht trains operat ed out of the Fasio headquarters has almost doubled in th':lnst three weeks. There is much :c.l and lumber be ing shipped, which ,vi ounts in a large measure for the increase '.i business. The Northern F.tjfir also is prepar ing to put up ii- ko along the road In this part of -N- tate, which will call for a still f-.i't'.rr increase In trains while it ccit'niies. . Recital Snturury Afternoon. The music pup.!1- of Miss Sadie Katun's classes will pive a recital at the Baum re ;lrice at 501 Jack son street on Saturday afternoon. Miss Baum has a large class in music and a delightful .furnoon l. antici pated. 4. i: CARLOAD or "R t;i:s EVERY 20 MINUTES. Riverside. .. average of or. K. s every 20 paeked and "a'.. Feb. 2). An '."r load of oran ' i i.ntes has been hipi'-d from here .e k. It Is helii-v-yh'pnients next r"- the 2MJ-e'ar fv tli, el th.i week in ark. past r th. I.