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EVENIIIGEDITION
EVBIMGEOITIOll
WEATIIKIt REPOIU'.
Showers tonight Or to
morrow; wurmor to
- night.
Sunrise 4:03; sunset
6:13.
After you have road
the ads., you are ready
to go shopping. Pen
dleton's best bargain
giving stores are rep
resented in this paper.
VOL. 21.
PENDLETON; OREGON, FRIDAY, MARCH. 20. IHOH.
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CRUEL Ml
IS SEHTENGED
Four Months Confinement and
A Reprimand for Captain
Dudley.
GUILTY OP UNJUST TYRAN- "
MCAL TREATMENT OF MEN
Must Remain Wltliin limits of Pout
for Four Montln and Is Severely
RepilinandcdPcjrtlncnt Cwnumi
on .Case by Colonel. Woodbury
Records of Desertions Under Clarke
Was" Execwilvo Men Would Not
Stand for Treatment Accorded
Thorn.
Vancouver, Wash., Mar. 20. Cap
tain Clarke D. Dudley of Boise bar
rack, charged with cruelty to his
men and with destroying the post
records, was sentenced to four
months' confinement within the lim
it of the pout and a reprimand by
court martial.
The comment made by Colonel
Woodbury In reviewing the esse Is
pertinent.
lie said the "matter of the record of
desertions at this post was excessive
while Captain Dudley was in com
mand, lie has been guilty of unjust
tyrannical treatment of enlisted men
for which the reviewing authority can
see neither excuse or palliation."
CHICAGO HOTEL OX FIRE.
Portluitd, March 20. A flush over
the wire of tlw Wcwtcni Union here
MatcH tliat tle Gram! Pacific hotel .fa
burning In Chicago and that a num
Iter of . wnHRtlomil rocuca liave "been
made.
Tho Grand Pacific ItotW In one of
the big homclrics of the Windy City,
located on Adams and Clnrk streets.
It fa a 10-story structure.
FOR TAHIFF COM MISSION.
a Fvllctlc Introduces Itlll ProtliUng
for IVniinueiil t'oniuitsslou.
Washington, March 2. Senator La
Follette today Introduced a bill which
was temporarily laid n the table,
providing for a tariff commission.
The bill provides that n .perma
nent committee of nine members shall
be appointed by the president. He
fore appointment each member will
be required to show that he is pos
sessed of the required amount of in
formation o the subject of Interna
tional tariff laws.
The duty of the commission Is to
Investigate the cost of home and for
eign production of various commodi
ties under the tariff.
MUST CUT OUT DUEL.
Gorbutovsky Is Sulordiiinte In Com
mand to Port and Must Stand for
Infills.
, St. Petersburg, March 20. It ds re
ported here today that Oenrra Smir
noff Is Improving and may recover.
The war ministry has forbidden the
Fnck-Gorbatovsky ' duel "from being
consummated on the grounds that the
latter Is only a colonel and that Fock
has a right to criticise the latter tf
he desires.
At the same time he cannot offi
cially give heed to tho Oorbatowky
statements.
Swift Virginia Justice.
Richmond, Va., March 20. Walter
Rlppey, colored, convicted in tkc
Tazewell court of assault upon Mrs.
.Mary Dancey, will be hanged a week
from today. Tho negro was captur
ed the day following his crime, and
Indicted, tried, convicted and sentenc
ed to death within four days.
II. P. ENGINE DOES DDI EILI STREET
About G o'clock last evening en
gine No. 1351 of the N. P. branch
line ,vas "kicked" off the turntable
at tho end .of the line In Pendleton
and the big locomotlvo plunged
down onto Calvin street as though If
wished fo plow a trench across that
little thoroughfare. To .replace the en
gine oir the track hns iu-oven a diffi
cult job r the railroad men.
At tho time of the uccldent last
evening engine 1351 was dropping a
string of 16 stock cars onto tho siding
along side the turntable. Tho train
rnmu down the track, the engine was
uncoupled and sped out onto the
turntable and supposedly the switch
was thrown fo as to send the string
of cars on down the Bldetrack. But
for some reason the switch did not
turn and tho cars followed the engine
onto the little turntable pur. Rump.
NEW POSTMASTER AP-
POINTED FOR IIERMISTON
Hermlston, March. 20. John
Williams, proprietor of the Wll-
Hams Hotel, at his place, has
been appointed postmaster of
Hermlston In place of C. K.
Bland, who has been postmas-
ter for years. It Is understood
that Mr. Williams will assume
the duties of postmaster In a 4
few days time. The postoffice
will be moved across to the
Newport side of the railroad
track".
WANTS A FIGHT.
Admiral Ncbogatoff Would Do to
Death Unfortunate General Stoes
svl. St. Petersburg, March 20. The lat
est challenge to duel Is directed
against General Stoessel, recently sen
tenced to two years Imprisonment in
St. Peters and Paul fortress for the
surrender of Port Arthur" during the
Japanese war.
The challenge to mortal combat
comes from Admiral Nebogatoff, In
command of a portion of Admiral Ro
Jrstvensky's fleet, who, like Stoessel,
gained an unenviable fame in Russia
for the surrender of his ships to the
tnemy whll they were still in a. con
dition to continue battle and who was
also c-iurt-martlaled and convicted.
From his quarters In the fortress
the admiral has issued a defi and pro
poses a battle to take place In the
prison yard.
EMPEROR AVI IXI AM ON CRUISE.
Win Visit With Otlier Rulers and
Spend Sometime at Corfu Villa.
Berlin, Mar. 20. Unless the plans
of Emperor William are Interfered
with, he will leave for his new villa
on Island Corfu tomorrow. A visit
with King Victor Emanuel and Em
peror Franz Joseph are on the pro
gram during the crulse'of the Medit
erranean. It is rumored, that the sultan qf
Turkey may send a delegation to meet
the kajser at Corfu.
ATLANTIC FLEET
TO
CABINET ACCEPTS
MIKADO'S INVITATION.
Miktido Sends Personal McMKage
Through Minister Tnknhira to
United Stales mid Cabinet Accepts
Will Visit Some Japanese Port,
Hut Which One la Not Yet Deter
mined Good Feeling Manifest.
Washington, March 20. The At
lantic fleet will visit a Japanese port
This was settled upon this morning at
a meeting of the cabinet following
the presentation of an Invitutlon frum
the mikado.
The invitation came yesterday and
was presented by Taklhird today. Just
what port will be touched Is still un
settled. The mikado of Japan personally
extended the invitation to the Atlan
tic fleet to visit one of the Japanese
ports on Its trip around the world.
The Invitation was presented by Am
bassador Takahlra to the state de
partment. China Also Wants to See Fleet.
Washington,. March 20. It Is re
ported here that China will also Invite
the fleet to visit the Chinese coast
during the round the world trip.
The visit to Japan will add about
a month to the fleet's return.
Ten days will be spent in Japan
ese waters probably In Toklo harbor,
although Nagasaki and Kobe are also
striving for the honor of entertaining
the fleet. . '
Ing against 1351 with a jolt the train
forced the old locomotive off the other
end and It plunged down along the
ground for a distance of 15 or 20
feet, the pilot plowjng Into the soil
like "u breaking plow.
After the accident another engine
was summoned to the rescue from
Pasco and it arrived dnrlng the nlf?ht.
This morning it was coupled to the
unfortunate engine and an effort made
to pull 1351 back onto the rails. But
the several attempts made at that
time were futile n'nd the extra engine
then left the job to take the stock
train at Taseo.
After trying. In vafn all forenoon to
ge the old engino hnek upon the
track at the turntable the attempt was
abandoned by the men here and It Is
probable that a wrecking train will
have to. b hrcusht here to do the
work,
T
STUDENTS STAY BY
SUSPENDED MEN
Stanford University in Tur
moilThree Hundred Take
Decisive Stand.
ALUMNI WILL URGE
JORDAN'S RESIGNATION
Action of Students Affaire Committee
in Refusing to Reinstate Suspended
Men Brings Situation to Acute CM
sis Tliree Hundred Student Sign
Statement Declaring Tlietuselvea
Equally Guilty Mass Meeting Is
Planned for Tonight,
Stanford University, Mar. 20. The
student affairs committee today re
fused to reinstate the 12 men sus
pended by the student affairs com
mittee because of the fact that they
were known to have been members
of a crowd of 300 men who made a
demonstration in front of the home
of Professor Clarke, chairman of the
committee, because of an unpopular
ruling made by that committee In re
lation to the drinking question.
This action brings the situation at
Stanford to an acute crisis. Three
hundred students yesterday signed a
statement that they were equally cul
pable with the 12 and that If the sus
pended men are not reinstated, would
walk out.
Yesterday afternoon the entire stu
dent body met and passed resolutions
apologizing for the demonstration and
petitioning that the men suspended
be allowed to come back.
Th action of the committee is con
demned by the entire Stanford stu
dent body and It is said many of the
faculty oppose it. In fact one mem
ber of the student affairs committee
resigned rather than follow" Presi
dent Jordan's orders in regard to the
drinking question.
It was the Introduction of this pol
icy hy the new committee that caus
ed tho outbreak. Tonight a mass
meeting of the students Is expected
an 1 radical action will be taken.
This afternoon 300 students who
signed the confession are in a line
before the committee rooms await
ing an opportunity to personally de
elare the fact that they were In the
crowd that made the demonstration
It is probable that more than the
fit st 300 will enter ple;is of guilty. It
is rumored on the Stanford campus
that the Stanford alumni body are
taking steps to urge the board of trus
tees to ask Jordan to resign.
TO THY ESTHER MITCHELL.
Eelio of Hie Pniiiou Holy' Roller
Trajredy Girl Has About Recov
ered. Seattle, Wash., Mar. 19. Esther
Mitchell, who killed her brother,
George Mitchell, in July, 1906, and
who for some time has been confined
in the Washington smte hospital for
the Insane, is reported to have fully
recovered her sanity and may yet be
tried for her crime. The Oregon of
ficials, are anxious "to briinr tho girl
to trial. '
The Mitchell case was one' of the
most famous in the criminal annals
of the northwest. Esther Mltehoii
was lured from her home by "Proph
et" Franz Crefficld an Itinerant
preacher of the "Holy Roller" serf.
Freffleld was killed by George Mitch-
en, who was maddened by the wrongs
suffered by his sister at the
the "prophet." Th
acquitted, after a sensational trial, and
while he was receiving the congratu
lations of relations and friends, was
shot and killed by Esther Mitchell.
The girl was adjudged Mnsane and
lodged in the Washington state asy
lum. '
Preliminary for Indians.
White Bull, Wild Bill nnd Senator
Mitchell, three Indians accused of
taking, liquor upon the reservation,
are being given an examination this,
afternoon before John Halley, Jr.,
U. S. commissioner.
Short Wheat Supply In Mexico.
Writing from ffaltlllo, Consul Thom
as W. Voetter says that on account
of the poor Mexican wheat crop har
vested in 1907, about all the wheat
raised hns now been eround. nnt the
mills will shut dom, to which he
adds: The supply of flour on hand U
l-not sufficient to last until the new
crop Is harvested, and millers here
are desirous that tho federal govern
ment should reduce or take off com
pletely the Import duties on wheat,
but so far as known, no poneertorl
effort has been made to secure this
action. One of the mills In Saltlllo
has for several months nast been
grinding wheat from the Argentine
ncpuiilie, which was Imported at the
period when the srovernment last re
duced the Import duties on wheat.
FATAL DUEL IS
FOUGHT IN TEXAS
Only the Moon Witnessed to
Awful Deed ot Custom
House Inspectors.
EACH FOUND DEAD FROM;
BULLET WOUNDS
C. E. Jones and Charles Logan Fight
Over Unknown Cause Bodies Are
Found WWi Revolvers Gripped. In
Hands Bullet lit Each Body and
Cold In Death Logan Shot Through
Lungs and Jones Had Bullet In Ills
Heart.
El Paso, Mar. 20. By the light of
the moon, with no other human being
la sight, two American custom house
Inspectors, C. E. Jones and Charles
Logan fought a duel to the death.
Both were found this morning, their
revolvers gripped In their hands, bul
lets In each body and cold In death.
The men lay about 16 feet from
each other. The cause of the trou
ble will probably never be known.
Logan was shot through the lungs;
jjnes through the heart.
V SAW KIDNAPPED BOY.
Report Comes That Cecil Brlttlan Has
Been Seen at Marshal Junction.
Spokane, Mar. 20. Cecil Brlttlan,
whose kidnapping from his Walla
Walla home two years ago aroused
the Interest of the police all over the
country and for whose return a re
ward of $2500 Is still offered, is sup
posed to have been seen yesterday at
Marshal Junction, Wash., by J. A,
Kippnrt. formerly of Walla Walla.
Klpnart attempted to question the
boy, but this frightened the child,
'. run into the woods and has not
yet been found.'
He was with a man and woman
when first seen, but the adults left
the child when It was noticed they
were being observed. The trio , is
supposed to be lri a railroad camp
near the junction.
FULTON ON WAY HOME.
AVaslihiston. March 20. Scnatoi
Pi.I'oii ill leave for lortlnnd tomor
row' to begin his campaign for re
election. Knrihqnakc May Be En Route. ,
Bclolt, Wis.. March 20. The roar
ing well on Charles Lather's farm,
near here, sounds from which pre
ceded the Han Francisco disaster. Is
ag.iin emitting rumbling noises and a
strong wind, Is coming from the
cavernous depths. It Is asserted that
the well began roaring a few weeks
before the 'San Francisco earthquake
and ceased exactly at the hour of the
quake.
Dent I Has Smnllpox.
Pr. S. A. Fulton, a well known
dentist of this city, who has his offices
in the Die Brucke building, was yes
terday taken to the pest house strick
en with smallpox, says the Walla
Walla Statesman. Dr. Fulton has
been ill for some time and had his
trunk packed to go to Hot Springs,
where he hoped to regain his health
by taking a short vacation. But the
best laid schemes go off astray and
before the doctor could take the train
he was himself taken with smallpox.
Considerable excitement prevailed In
the building when it was learned that
he find the smallpox.
ROBBED THE CACHES.
Miners lose Grub ami Agree to Shoot
"Five Finger Jimmy" at Sight.
About 250 miners are said to be
spending the winter on Little, Gaines
and Folger creeks, and so many
caches had been robbed that the mi
ners, having no other redress, band
ed together and took oath to kill at
olght a person known as "Five Finger
Jimmy" against whom much evidence
of guilt had been adduced, says the
Seward, Alaska, Gateway.
From one cache there was stolen
over 2000 pounds of provisions. With
flour selling at $50 per hundredand
nothing retailing for less than )1,
and all provisions scarce, It Is evi
dent that the miners are In no mood
to be trifled with. The chances are
that "Jimmy" will meet with sum
mary punishment before the legal
authorities can secure his arrest and
trial If he should fall Into the hands
of the suffering miners.
There are times and conditions
when self protection seems to Justify
the Immediate Infliction of penalty
upon an offender without waiting for
the more tardy process of the law to
Klve relief.
Mrs. Sarah Morash Is on trial at
Kansas City for the death . of four
year old Ruth Miller, who died from
eating poisoned candy.
EVANS WILL LIVE
AT SANTA BARBARA.
h
Log Angeles, M & 20. Ac-
ordlng to a 'tor imanatlng
from Santa Barba Admiral
Evans will make ' city his
home after rellnq Ing the
command of the A Uc fleet.
It is stated that neg S Ions are
under way for the , 5 hase of
a 30-acre orange o 5 rd.
NOTED BISHOP DEAD.'
BIsliop Fowler Succumbs1 to Illness
Following Severe Nervous Stroke.
New York, Mar. 20. Bishop
Charles Henry Fowler, presiding of
ficer of the northern conference of
the Methodist Episcopal church, died
here today after an illness lasting
about 'a year, following a nervouB
stroke suffered while the aged di
vine was awaiting a train In the
Pennsylvania depot at Jersey City.
His death was directly due to a
failure to rally from an operation for
diabetes performed last night. His
wife and one son, Carl, a New York
attorney, were at the bedside when
the end came.
Bishop Fowler was 71 years .old.
For eight years he was engaged In
work on the Pacific coast and was
the prime factor In the establishment
of the Maclay college In southern Cal
ifornia. Tommy Burns' Wife Sick.
IXtroit, Mich., March 20. Mrs.
Th'i:a- Burns, wife of the prlze
f'shter, is seriously ill at the home o
her mother, at Preston, Ontario, and
Tommy has been cabled to return
with all possible speed. It Is probablo
that Burns will throw up all engage
ment? and return at once.
Senator Bryan Seriously 111.
Washington, March 20. Senator
Bryan, of Florida, the youngest mem
ber ot the upper house, suffered a se-
vtre hemorrhage today and is In a,
serious condition. His recovery Is
doubtful.
J
LEFT BID ESTATE
U' E JNi-UKANCE AMOUNT
ED TO $2,Hn
Lute Juiift Irovlded Well for Future
of PI Family Total Estate Will
Rcwh Value UDwards of $10,000
and Ik Left Entirely to tho Widow
Owned line Bunch on Wild
Hoi so Creek and Residence in Pen
dleton. When Judge T. G. Hailey died in
Portland Sunday night he left an es
tate that will amount to a sum in the
neighborhood of $40,000 and practi
cally all of the property goes to his
Wife,
Life insurance, aggregating $26,000
constitutes the principal part of
Judge Hailey's legacy and the poli
cies were all in favor of Mrs. Hailey.
In view of the fact that some of the
real property owned by Judge Hailey
was partly Incumbered the life insur
ance money 'will greatly assist in the
settlement of the estate.
Aside from his Insurance Judge
Hailey owned the Alfalfarm ranch on
Wild Horse creek, which has 700
acres of land and his residence prop
erty on the north side of the river
In Pendleton. However, all of the
real property was deeded to Mrs.
Hailey at the time of the Judge's for
mer illness.
Other assets consist of the Judge's
law library, valued at $4000, notes
and accounts and stock in the Com
mercial National bank. In the opin
ion of W. L. Thompson, cashier of
that bank, and who is familiar 'with
Mr. Hailey's business affairs, the es
tate will net between $40,000 and
$50,000.
Owing to the fact that the life In
surance and all of the property was
left to Mrs. Hailey the estate may not
be administered.
At the Washington school a
"Mothers' meeting" Is being held this
afternoon. It Is the first gathering
of the kind ever held In any .of the
local schools and the meeting was ar
ranged by Miss Grace Miller, prin
cipal of the school, for the purpose of
enabling parents and teachers to be
come acquainted and to discuss dif
ferent problems" connected wlth the
school work. Invitations were irsued
to all mothers having pupils in the
Washington school and many are at
tending. The Invitations were 'pre
pared by the pupils of the school and
MOTHERS MEETAT WASH KC
HIIIT MAN
DROPPED DEAD
W. H. H. Scott of
Athena
Long
Passes Away
Beach, California.
in
OWNED BIG WHEAT
RANCH ON GERKUNG FLAT.
3f&go Brings News of Sudden De
parture and Shock to Many Friend
in This County Was Visiting
Brother in California Bias Number
of Relatives in County Uncle of
Sheriff Taylor Was Apparently in
Good Health at lime of Death.
W. H. H. Scott, pioneer resident
and respected citizen of Athena,
dropped dead at Long Beach, CaL,
yesterday and the news of his death
has come as a shock to his relatives
and friends In this county.
At Athena last evening David Tay
lor received a message from the dead
man's brother, stating that Mr. Scott
had dropped dead of heart failure.
Just what disposition will be made of
the remains Is not yet known, but
the body will likely be brougnt to
Athena for burial.
W. H. H. Scott was 67 years of age
and had lived on Gerking flat, near
Athena, for many years. He was a'
well-to-do wheatralser, but had retir
ed from active business. His broth
er, James Scott, has been living at
Long Beach for several years, and
the deceased had gone there to spend
the winter.
Aside from his brother, the deceas
ed is survived by three sons, Joe, Ar
thur and Will Scott, and by several
daughters. Sheriff T. D. Taylor is a
nephew. His wife died several years
ago. 1
In politics the deceased was a dem
ocrat and he was always actively in
terested In public affairs, though he
never held office. lie was a large
man and was regarded as being In
good health, a fact that makes the
news of his death even more startl
ing. MATERIAL FOR A STORY.
Mull Bag and Remains or Carrier
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l onmi Alter seven xeurw, nun
j iii lee.
It Is reported from Nome that some
parties In a desolate place discovered
a strange dark object standing out
slightly above" the snow, and upon in
vestigation they soon unearthed a di
lapidated and still leather mall sack,
says the Seward, Alaska. Gateway.
' Protruding from the bottom of the
hole left by the mall bag was a hu
man hand, still and stark. After
several hours of hard work the body
of a man was drawn from its icy
grave, while surrounding him, as if
to protect their master from the cold,
were, the dogs of his team,
i When the federal authorities at
Nome opened the sack the letters in
It were found to be dated 1901, and
the body was identified as that of a
mall carrier who had disappeared
about that time.
First Visit Here Since '4.
H. A. Kennedy and wife of Seattle,
are In the city today in company with
D. C. Brownell of Umatilla. Mr.
Kennedy is a former Umatilla coun
ty man, and this Is his first visit here
since 1864. He Is tr sister of Mrs.
Brownell, who returned to her home
in Umatilla today after being in the
hospital for some days for an opera
tion. Minor Bought Ladl Cow.
W. O. Minor, the' famous' Morrow
county Shorthorn raiser, bought a
fine cow at the big sale recently held
on the Ladd farm near Portland. He
paid $435 for the animal and during
the sale 24 cows were sold for a total
of $3560. while six bulls sold for $960.
Leek Allen, a pugilist, is dead at
St. Joseph, Mo., from tho effects of
Injuries received in a boxing bout
there.
were works of art.
The speakers at the n
eeting. this
afternoon were Mrs. Jam
fes A. Fee,
Rev. -AV. L. Vart Nuys. vs. b.. J
Owen, Miss Flo Walker atd P
Piiof. ,
O j W
A Landers. A mandolin F sol
rendered by Reuben BecKwlth 'and
recitation by Edna Ferryman, both
pupils of the school. Following1 tl)e
program refreshments are - to be
served and the remainder of the af
ternoon devoted to social' purposes.
The meeting commenced at 2:30 this
nftcrnoon at which time the sehool
work va dismissed for the week.
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