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HENItffi EDITION 1 After you have read B Fair ton:, t . .;h fifty ltJ . . . I II flu, tne aus., you nre renuy to go nhoppl: . Pen dleton's ! bargain giving stores are rep resented In this paper. Bsndr.y wanui i . Sunrise, lioi; sunset, 6:1-1. vol. ssi. UPRISING H FflHU IH Him Arch Conspirator Against Pres ident Nord Alexis Makes His Escape. HUflVUU Cltrisi:it I1AR- nuns .i;m;h AIi CHIMIN .Blacks In Itage When TIk-v Icam That Mriulii fa on -Oruiser D'Estree -Otlier Refugees Also on Board Small Routx Alongside ami Arms Arc Stiu-kid iteud) for Us French orn.ial- Will follow When Kcfii gees Are All Safe Abonrd. Port Au PrlSCC, Mar. 21. QeneraJ Firmin, the arch conspirator against the government of President Nord Alexis, was smuggled aboard the French cruiser D' Entrees at Oonirives last night. Today the fact became known ami the blacks are In a rage and danger of an outbreak Is feared. The D'Estrecs In at Connives today and the refugees arc being huHtlcd aboard. Small boats are alongside the cruis er and the marines have arms stack ed OD deck ready for Instant action In case u call for assistance should come front the shore. After the refugee bave been tak en aboard It !h thought the French officials will follow and the vessel will come to this port. Marines on all warships In this harbor are being held ready for quick action Is neces sary. W WTS hl.- CONSENT. Due I)' IbmrJ SJliN for Italy Will lie Rack to Ch'lin Klklns QW M Brlte New York, March It, The luc D' Ahruxzi sailed for Italy today on the steamer l.ustanln to gain, Il Is said, the consent, of bis royal cousirt. King Victor Bmanue), to hip marriage with Alls .t'n-t : KM In "' We I Vir ginia. No form i "in ten: has been made I 'i: : ' net "'' believe. 1 llie Due Ml I -i l :i''-: y to claim his bride Win say: said. " happj Don't ers." n ' ' - ' ' li had little to 'Kw-y bin.: i- all right." he adfh me -t i nine, 1 am very mill 1 em coming b ok soon. el i e the Was tlngio t report BANK DIRECTORS IRRAIGNED. Canon Hnanciwt Ire vn-d of Ernheaalentcot, Cnrron. March 21. Four director of the suspended State Hank nnd Trust company were arraigned in oouit today, accused of embezzle ment, . motion M being made today to qtuMn eke Indlotmeni against them. The grand-Jury has round another Indictment against T. It. Rickey Of the bank. Hi was released on $io.- onfl bail THOMAS' GAU IN GOOD SHAPE. Iieanjea Toonpeh for Dos ngcte in !inI in Now York to Paris Rood, Tonopah, March 21.--The Thomas auto In the New York to Puis race left here today under escort of a number of automohili s for Qoldfleld. The car Is In perfect condition despite the fact ttuit It was held In a man hokj for 13 hours near Tonopah. The piled expects the car to reach Los An geles Monday. Brio RikuI Caul Wages. New York. Mar. 21. -The announc cut of 10 per cent In the wages of en gineers on the Eric railroad will be come effective tomorrow. Similar re ductions have Already been made In the wages of Other employes of the system. The wage committees, of all brotherhoods will hold a conference In New York next week. BISHOP III PLEASED WITH VISIT HEIE The past week has been one of prefltahle Interest to the Episco palians of Pendleton on account of tin visit of the new bishop. Services were held each day at the Chur ch of the Redeemer and tile bish op Breached at each Of them. He al so gave an address to the students of , the high school, at three of llie other iohoola and several parish meetings. Hoth in tha pulpit and on the plat form the bishop Is 11 forc fiil and .11 Inictlve speaker. Ills discourses are profusely Illustrated with stories ,li:iwn from personal experience, and each bjtade lb convey and clinch Its own lesson. The rector. Rev. Charles Qtiinney, presented R'fhop P.iddncU his first oiaM In eastern Oregon for confirma SENATOR bODGE is WITH THE KAtM SIONlsrs. Boston, March 21. In an ad dress before the city club, Sen ator Lodge arraigned himself with the Asiatic excluslonlsts. "Our labor could not long survive the government of Chi nese labor, as we desire It to exist," he said. "The Austral ians found It necessary to ex clude the Chinese also " CAN'T COLLECT POLL TAX. Innocent Little Joker In Hill By 1-aM Ix-gisiuturc ItcpiMilH Poll Tux Ijiw. Walla Walla, March 21. All money collected this year by the deputy as sessors for poll taxes must be refund ed and the assessors, when they come In to make their reports, will be In structed not to collect any more money for this parpose. The last legislature repealed the poll tax law by passing an Innocent looking little clause, which everyone seemed to have overlooked, because the poll taxes are being collected all over the state. So far as Is known, Whitman county is the only other county of the state which has discov ered that poll taxes cannot be col lected. About all the Important little clous says Is that "sections 2. 3. 4 and 6 of Chapter 119 Of the 19"3 session laws are hereby repealed." Nothing Is said In the index about the poll tax col lections and the county officials here, bad not discovered It A few days ago J. M. Uuply. a mora I i i of the Whitman board of commis sioners, was In the city and In a con versation with Chairman George Struthers said that Whitman county was not collecting poll taxes, as it was Illegal. Chairman Struthers In vestigated and the law was found. No blame attaches to anyone excepting perhaps the legislature Tor not being more specific. When the commissioners got togeth er, today they decided to Instruct the deputy assessors tomorrow no! to col li 1 1 the poll tax. The money so far paid In w ill be re funded. ALUMNI STANDS I'.Y sn ii: n IN TROUBLE student- Allan- Committee Has Not Completed Examination of die 200 Who Confessed to Taking Pan in Recent DcmniiMiiKion only Thing That I'rcMiit- Walkout of President of Student ( all a Meeting. I- Refusal Body t 1 .. Mar. 21. 1 he Stanford University stndenl affari committee is still ex amining the 300 students who' con teoaed to having been In the mob of students who made a noisy demon stration before Prof. Clark's home recently, for which ID have been sus pended. The only hop, tne stuuenis or remsuiicincm is i.i.n mc nm.-iu is that the Stanford aluntnt will take steps to make uot strong reprenentattons to tho com mittee that they -will rescind the ac tion. The only thing that prevents a walk-ou of thesiudenls and some radical action Is the refusal of Pres ident Murphy Of the student body to call a student meeting until the ex amination of the student affairs com mittee is completed. The alumni Is generally standing with the students In opposition to President Jordan and the student a fairs committee. No bird can fly backw-.rd without turning; the dragon fly, however, can do this, and can outstrip the swal low In speed. tion, consisting of 25 candidates, 10 of whom were males, and a class of as many more awaits the bishop's next visit. a lurpllced choir of k members si! communicants it his first celebra tion and an offering of $2S for his j ow n work greeted the bishop at his f! -1 service in Pendleton and each I ai the others have been proportion- lately well attended. The bishop expressed himself agree ably surprised and pleased with the I church and Its organization at Per.- ! dtetOtli He leaves favorably Impress ed with our schools nnd other city otgantintlons. He was not given a forma.) reception while here, owing to 11... ....1 ,1.... I - I .. . T I 'lie 1 1 1 1 1 1 a 01. en 1 ne nil '. 1,, toe i. ,e- ' ten season. HIT FINDING nr nnum irrrr V r PENDLETON, OREGON, SATURDAY, MAKCII 81. Ii08. ANTI-BRYAN WIG 111 EN6INt CUIMS VICTORY KILIS THBEL MLN Say They Already Have the! Peerless One Down and Out at Denver. OLD EIGHT WAGED AGAIN OVER NEBRASKAN Johnson's Name I'rgcd as Basis of FigurcH by Uto Calculators Who Claim Bryan Will GO Into Conven tion Without Siipisnt From l State East From Maine 10 Mary laud, include Ohio. Wi-st Virginia ami Minnesota Bran Reprceiwa tlve BBJM its the Pinker Crowd's Work. Washington, March 21. The anti Bryan w ing of the democracy is today declaring that they have already en compassed the defeat of the Nebras- kan at the Denver convention. Using the name of John A. John son to conjure with they assert that they have already three more than the necessary number of votes to prevent the nomination without the aid of a single delegate from the south. They claim that all the states east front Maine to Maryland and Ohio, West Virginia and Minnesota will be antl-Hryan. Massachusetts has al ready refused to Instruct for the oeerleaa one. Delaware has Instruct cd for Judge Gray. Willis J. Abbott, Bryan's representa tive, today said: "It's the same old war over again. The crowd that nom inated Parker are behind the move. I can see nothing In their movements that will result in Bryan's defeat. v TIIEIIt AIM IS SURE Gunners with Fleet seldom Miss Targets Admiral Evens to change nagatalp, San Diego. Mar. 21. That Admiral Bvana contemplate.! the removal of " nag rrom trie uonoecocui to tne Oer lankton inoruy is the word tight lu re by the rtMboat Nellie. hieh left Magd; Pay for Kan Diego March 16. Hugh Chambers, the boat, described : of the fleet as WtJl0 01 citrate. "Never dutltlg the passenger on target practice : fully fast and entire 24 hours 01 each day are tne guns idle. he said. "Shells hurtle through the Right like streaks of light and after every piny of the learchllghta 011 th tut" ' lt tf( i'i:s of shells went screaming .... II.. . . I . I 1.1. ... 1. I . - M " ' ' """ morally tore n to pieces. ItAH soil I LIST PAPER. Pontnuuttcr General Excludes vile . , .-in-. 1 iii.ni i,ii- 1 , .viiiii-. S WashiiiKion. Mar. 21. "La Ques- j tione Snciale," an anarchistic paper: published al Patterson. N. J.. has '. been forbidden the use of the malls by Postmalter General Meyer. It Is out of its columns that Alnl tlie inioroeiei 01 ine iriest in 1 'envei , IS 1 murderer of the prleot In Denver, is ,(, avt. ,.ec,Mv,,, ns inspiration ' . .,i i. ,i,.. , Lfflalal. vers .rtlnl.. ,.,1,, n. saielnatlon, seizure of arsenals and rebellion, Inotlier Hank for Walla Walla. Walla Walla, March 21. The Third National Hank of Walla Walla onened Its doors yesterday for business, hav- j Ing received word from Washington, D. G-i that the charter was granted. The bank has a capital stock of $100, Q00 paid In, and numbers about 40 of the representative business men of Wall.i Walla as stockholders. The Of fleets are: President. A. R. Johnson; Vice president. George K. Kellogg; ashler, Fred w. Wilson; assistant cashier, G. M. Beatty, Roses in It loom n lareh. While apricots and peaches are threatening to bloom and many of the buds on the latter trees are swol len almost to bursting, it remains for the rose, the harbinger of i-nimmer, to testify conclusively (o the equableness of The Dalles climate by blooming fearJeMly In the face of lion-like March. , full blown red rambler was plucked from the gardens of The Dalles "Nursery company over a week mo. and was as delicate In tint and fragrance as though it had been pluck ed from a June garden. The Dalles 'hronlcle. V. K. HoveiL pastor of the Chris tian church of this city, has tendered his resignation to the church board, the same to take effect the last of .Tune. Mrs. HOVOfl will go some time ,i"t month for a visit to her parents, In T.or Angeles. Calif. Tt Is not known lust what Mr. Hoven's Intentions nre hut the church In lhcnn will lose nn eloquent preacher nnd an Inde (atigable worker In his removal. Athena Press. Plunges Down Denver & Rio Grande Grade With Light ning Speed, THREE SAVED BY LAND ING IN BIG SNOW BANK Engine PiMMed 'Pop of Grade and Started Down When Engineer round Brake Had Gone Wrong Gained Ked Rapidly and Fairly I.eaiM-d Over the Ralls, Sivayhur in Sickening Fashion Men Dashed Into Eternity When Locomotive Hit Big Snou Hank. Salt Lake, Mar. 21. A runaway engine today plunged down the grade at lightning speed, carrying three men to death and Injuring as many ! more. The dead ure: J. M. Gor dan. engineer. Charles Madden, con- I ductor, J. Joyce, fireman. The engine had Just passed the top j of t oe grade at the Bingham branch ; of the Denver At Kin Grande and 'started down the other side when the I engineer found the brakes had gone wrong. The engine was gaining speed every UOttteOt and fairly leaping over the rails, swaying In sickening fashion. compelling the men to cling to the' side of the call. The men remained i school, 150 young women were panic In the vain hope that the engine would ' stricken and most of them lost a stay oYi the ..rraek until a level had i large amount of their wearing ap been reach, J. Instead the engine j pare!. struck a snow bank attd toppled over, j The girls were about to leave the The three Injured men owe their college for an outing w hen the alarm escape from death to the fact that was given. Thu fire drill was linme they were thrown into the snow bank, dlately ordered, but the girls soon broke and ran. The building Is a LONG FOR Till" OLD WAY. Pilot Hock Old Timer With Having Mail- Not Satisfied Delayed by Washouts. j juat t (. as T'ncle Sam had relegated rear t?e last relic of plotter- ,inv, tv,F o1(1 rtajn, roach. that has m.,,.o iv trips t.. Pilot Rock, In tbi-Hr- manv year, hv awarding the r ia.' the contra CI for carrying the n alls Pilot Roek m shut off from tt , OatOjde world for two days so fat n. receiving any mj'i was concerned. snys the Pllt Rock Record. The Old stage cortch was pulled off between PHol Rook ami PanAtetnn . Saturday last, and Monday' mall came In by the Umatilla Central for 'the first time. Washouts alone the it;i in line, however, prosontod th Piloi Rock train from making con- ... Elections until yesterday morning Some of the old timers are inclined j to regret the change that has been wrought by Father Time In doing, away with the farrifllar sight of the f.iur horses and the old stkr coach as they came bowling Into town over; Sao Francisco, Mar. IL The frec- the rockt and lined Dip in front ofidbm Of the press Is regarded as a " poetoffice, .greater boon than exaggerated awe i noer the change the oi,i malls isr"'ks Rr haoled dp from the depot In an OXpren wagon, without fuss or feathers, and there Is a BOmethlnrl about the new f.ii,l,.H !,..rnnir.mnr.i. I ... i wgui odiuhih ,h" '" 'kcS the old timer's heart sick. But then he feels that he, too, will: loon be Coal aside with the old stage coach and that his place will be filled j hy some one more accustomed to the 1 innovarjona or this utilitarian age. Levrlaton Redrtvea Money on Bonds, The first installment of 125.000 Worth f b nds recently sold to the brokerage firm of Rollins it Co., of Chicago, was mailed to the bonding firm yester lay and the money for the purchase Is expected to be deposited to the city's credit within the next 10 days. The remainder of the JTiT.SOO pur chase Is to be delivered to the city by April t, and that portion not need ed for Immediate use will be bor rowed by the bonding company and the city allowed a 5 per cent rate of interest.- LewiSton Teller. Complications in si. Dennis Deal. There has been doings on the res ervation this week. Roinhold Harris, the butcher, claims to have leased (140 acres of land front Jerry St. Dennis. St. Dennis was drunk when the lease mil made and he Included land which did not belong to him. lnnd that he had Mid lo Moses Taylor. Athena Press. Yale Bought Idaho Land. M. R. Yates has returned from Mountain Home. Idaho, where he re Oently bought 40 acres of land under the Mountain Home Irrigation pro ject. It Is a private project under the Carej act and the land was purchased as a speculation by Mr. Yates. He will not give up his residence here. The development of the watercress growing Industry In Dorset, Bngtandi l fehormous One f irm alone employs 4 0 persons In picking, packing and preparing the cress for the market . WVNN SENTENCED TO ONTO YEAH IN PRISON. Portland, March 21. John Wynn, of Pendleton, was sen tenced to one year In the peni tentiary today, for the killing of W. H. Dupuls, also a Pen dleton man, In a Portland sa loon brawl last December, by Judge O'Day. WRANGLE OVER TAXES. O. R. & N. and Walla Walla County t nablc to Reach Agreement. Walla Walla, March 21. R. K Moody, attorney for the O. R. & N. company, aocompanied by J. W. Mor row, tax agent, arrived in th; city yesterday afternoon to discuss the set tlement of the delinquent taxes owed the county by the railroad company they represent, with the county com missioners and the prosecutink attor ney. There are two bones of contention. One is the interest on the 1906 tax, which would be 15 per cent on $24, 072, for about one year. The other is the increase in the valuation of the company's property In 1905 from $7, 500 per mile to 110,000 a mile. In settlement of the two proposi tion-. Mr. Morrow offers the county , 6 per cent Interest on the 1905 taxes lor two years. This amount Is $25,- 294.52. Interest on the 1906 tax at 15 per cent and this latter Interest would be about the same. GIRLS SCHOOL BURNS. Many Young LftdtM Ise Tlieir Wearing Apparel, But Save Lives. St Iouis. Mar. 21. Following the flei . ery of fire today in Forest Park university, an exclusive girls' thro was story wooden structure urned to the ground. and t 1NIMOUSLY DECLINE TO CENSURE NEWSPAPERS Exaggerated Awe of Supreme Court lt. Bar Asotiation by friends of Conn Pails to carry Resolution Condomnlog ottJea or Court s Re cent Scbmlta Plndlnge Attorneys Itefnse t consider Protection oi liulges l-Yoin Crltlclsni of Rulings of the supreme court by the San Fran- Cisco bar association and when the friends Of the higher court attempted1 to pass a resolution condemning the eriiieo nt ho nnt-.. , c, decisions, they were turned down by almost a unanimous vote At a meeting of the friends of the court, a fight was made to secure protection of the judges from criti- jclsm of the ruling s, but the attorneys . i 4..r r it in that light. I would not consldei school Oh Wrote Obscene Letter. Postal Inspector Wm. Troensegnard arrived In Reppner lust Saturday for the purpose of Investigating a case of obscene matter being sent through the Heppner postoffice. After a thorough investigation, the party be- Ing confronted with conclusive evi- deuce, confessed. Owing to the fact that the party proved to be a 15-yoar-Old school girl, the Inspector and Postmaster Smead Joined In a re quest to the United States district at torney that no further action be tak en In the case. Heppner Times. In one of the most interesting school debates ever heard in easterli Oregon,. the Baker city high school team wrested the eastern Oregon championship from the high school team from The D.illes. at Raker City last night. The two teams were' In excellent , condition and offered go,,, arcunn tits on the railroad question. Raker hav ing the negative sde of the question. 'Uesolvel. That the government should own and Operate the railroads' of the United States." The debate! was held In the auditorium of the! i::k' beautiful temple and the largest audience to attend any event In Raker. City during the winter was present. , Interest In the debate was Intense and LAWYERS FA V 0 R FREEDOMDFPfiESS , i BAKER CITY DEBATERS ARE CUIMS NO. 6235 STEEL IH IS UNDER AH R EST Foamer Manager of Colorado 4 j.ue x, ron Comoanv Ta ken at Walla Walla. PASSED BAD CHECKS ON EUGENE HOTEL. G. M. WlUtxon, One of Most Brill hint Steel Salesmen In Entire West Gem Into Serious Trouble Has Sold O. R. & N. and Hill Llnee Millions of Tons of Ralls Wanted at Eugene for Pausing Worthless Checks Re quisition Papers Issued. Portland, Harch 21. G. il. Whlt aon, formerly manager of the Colora do Fuel & iron company In the north west, and considered one of the most brilliant steel salesmen in the west, has been arrested in Walla Walla, Wash., charged'with passing worthless j checks upon the hotel Smede at Eu gene, Ore. The requisition papers have been Issued by Governor Chamberlain upon Mead asking the return of Whitson. Whitson In his career sold millions of tons -of rails to the O. R. & N. company and the Hill lines and han dled a great amount of structural steel In the northwest Denies the Charge. Walla Walta. March 21. A vigor ous denial of the charges Implied la made by Georte M. Whitson, charged with passing worthless checks, who declares that the trouble arose over a misunderstanding and that the amount involved is so small that he could readily settle the account. As a representative of the Colorado Fuel & Iron company. Whitson has been frequently In Walla Walla and la known to many local business men who bear testimony to his integrity. The charge against him Is so direct, however, and the desire of the Oregon authorities to apprehend him so strong that S'herlff Havlland has no othi r recourse hut to hold him. Bfl riff Fisk. pfter conferring with tha governor of Oregon nt Salem last evening, took, train for Oiympio where he will probably see Governor Mead today. He is expec. I in VMOt Walla tomorrow. To Revise Tariff Ne Year. Washington. Mar. 21. The senate and house leaders today agreed upon the Roosevelt plan to hold an extra session of congress, to be called after March 4, 190!, to revise the tariff. Captured Canadian Criminal. E. J. Oiven, sheriff of West Koot enai, B. C, arKed in the city this af ternoon on No. 1 with an Italian wanted at Kootenai for blowing up a hotel and killing a woman at that place Inst January. The criminal has I ' nortnwest by ' n.iv,'n a"' wns Ptured this "" l'aKO clly' wnere ne WM working on the Oregon Short Line irailroad asa section hand. The nrls- , . 'T , W eat anu Kepi in inacKles on account of his desperate character. Sheriff Diven placed his man In the county jail this afternoon and will rest In the city tonight, having been out several lt, , ,,. ' . , nights without s eep 1 lish Was at Echo. That Henry Fish, now at the smnh Pest house with smallpox, did not take the disease at the Hotel Bow- man is declared by the proprietor of that hostelry. While Fish has a room there he had been at Echo for several days and did not occupy his room af- ter his return, The city of Berlin has appropriated J 12, 500 toward the fund for com bating tuberculosis to be named In honor of Robert Koch. About $40. 000 has been subscribed from private sources. large crowds from Haines and nfljo n 1 ihool districts attended. Judge Smith of Raker county, pre sided and the Baker City schools ren dered 1 delightful musical program preceding the debate. The team from The Dalles made an able argument and received one vote It) the decision of the Judges, who were Judge Thos H. Crawford and Attorney riries ft. Cochran of lot Grandg, and Rert Huffman of this city. The Dalles teini returned home this afternoon on No, 1. The Baker Hty team Will now debate for the stirr championship with the hlpi. s-hoM team of Astoria. This 6-y "I probably be held In Baker City time in April.