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EVENING EDITION WEATHER REPORT. Showers tonight or to- After you have read the ads., you are ready to ffo shopping. Pen dleton's heat bargain giving stores are rep resented In this paper. VOL. 21. PENDLETON, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16. 1906. NO. 6257 ELECTRIC LINE IS PRESTON STOCK SOLD. PROJECTED Preliminary Survey of Line From Pendleton to Irrigon Made by Dr. Coe, IRRIGATION BELT WILL BE PENETRATED. W. II. Bean Bought Teutsch Stock for $3000 and Will Coiitiinuc the Business. At Preston, Idaho, the Teutsch mercantile stock was disponed of at auction and It was purchased by W. H. Bean, brother of CharleB Dean, for the price of $3000. It wan bid in by Charles Bean for his brother and the store will be conducted In the future by Charles Bean. Tho Teutsch Preston Block was In voiced at $9229.68 and hence sold for less than one-third the Invoice val ue. But In spite of that fact T. C Taylor considers the sale a good one from tho creditors' standpoint, as the conditions In the Idaho town are not good at this time. Mr. Taylor returned from Preston on train No. 1 today. Lee Teutsch, who was in attendance at the sale Entire West End of the County win 'ye8terjayi )b Btm ln preaton Be Given Excellent Transportation nw that both the Pendleton and tfertiithw IaiuIs Under All die Ir- Preston stocks have been disposed of rlgaOon Project Are Selling Rapid- ne recelv therefrom will he ' . : " " divided among the creditors of Mr. ly and UBMH hottiemem, im Xeutflch. However, the final divl tldpated Dr. Coe Well Pleased dends will not be paid for some time I yet, ts time must be given tardy ' creditors ln which to prevent their With PrOBpeOM in ImatUia county, claims. One new claim for $100 has That a preliminary survey has been jugt been received made and other steps taken towards the construction of an electric line from Pendleton to Irrigon was an nounced here last evening by Dr. H. W. Coe, who came up from Portland with a party on tne evening train. According to Dr. Coe, definite plans for the electric road have not been DEMOCRATS WILL MEET. Delegate;, to State Convention Will be Selected Next Tuesday. Will Moore, chairman of the dem ocratlc central committee, haa called m n I. .. I .. l. l- I, 1.1 worked out yet, but the thing is being . Tf . , r. ' , ' zrZ here next Tuesday for the purpose of Investigated ln earneBt and the pr's pect of a trolley line through the ir rigated section Is more than a dream. That the Irrigated section In the providing for the selection of dele gates to the democratic state conven tion to be held ln Portland June 9. In the direct primary law no pro west end, composed or tne lanas unaer vision is made for the selection of the East Umatilla project, the Pur-1 delegates to the national conventions nlsh-Coe project and other private of tne different political parties, ditches, is on the edge of a great de- I consequently both the republican and velopment Is firmly believed by Dr. democratic parties will hold state Coe. Up to this time the land under ; convention this year for the purpose the Furnish ditch has been selling at ' 0f choosing their national delegates, a rate much faster than was antlci- j Oregon Is entitled to eight delegates pated and he says the project will be sold out within 12 months. The settlement of the Irrigated sec tions, he says, will make an electric line not only profitable, but almost imperative. The entire section be tween Echo and Irrigon will be dense- men ly settled and an electric line will be necessary to carry the products to market. It Is the belief of Dr. Coe that Pen dleton Is to remain as the hub of Umatilla county and that the devel opment of the west end will strengthen the business prestige of this city. He stys that the electric line as now pro posed will start from this place and extend through the Irrlgnted section of Irrigon by way of Umatilla, touching at Echo. Foster and He rm lit on en ; route. With Dr. Coe last evening was Dr. D. H. Rand, a Portland capitalist and who formerly practiced medicine at Heppner, and R. R- Wood, Dr. Coe's secretary at Echo. They spent the evening here In consultation with W. J. Furnish and D. B. Costuma, local representative of the land company, and left on the 8 o'clock train this morning for Echo. ln the national convention Umatilla county ts entitled to eight delegate in the coming state con vention and at the meeting of the central committee to be held Tuesday it will be decided how to select these JOHN mm BONES SENT TO CIUNA. Chinese Ship Remains to the Land of Their Birth. San Francisco, April 16. Vessels leaving San Francisco for Chinese ports during the next month or two will carry back to the land of the dra gon many shipments of the bones of departed Chinamen. The annual spring excavation of the graves of dead Celestials Is now on in all Pacific cast towns having a large oriental population and the corpse agencies who handle this busi ness are very busy. According to the religious notions of the Chinese, the souls of the de parted will not be allowed to enter Paradise until the bodies are burled ln the fatherland, and this belief has given rise to a profitable business for the trans-Pacific steamship compa nies The bones of the dead are wired together, labeled and placed in cas kets prior to shipment to relatives or friends in China. The corpse agencies are required to guarantee that not a bone will be missing, as only a com plete skeleton Is allowed to enter the heaven of the Chinese. ENTERS THE MCE FLINGS DOWN GAUNTLET TO W. J. BRYAN. Statement by Bryan's Manager That Johnson In an Interloper Arouses the Ire of the Minnesota Governor and He Will Now Engage Actively in the Fight for the Presidcnial Nomination. ROOSEVEIT TO BE CHANCELLOR OF NATIOVXty UNIVERSITY. Portland. April 15. President Roosevelt as the chancellor of a great national university endowed by Andrew Carnegie for $25,000, 000, is the future predicted for hi rn by the correspondent of the Eve ning Journal In Washington. In a special dispatch today he declares that the Information has been given out by one whose position is such as to give It great weight. It Is said that Secretary Root prevailed upon Carnegie to make the endowment. ' Tho plan Is that the president will travel a year abroad and then return and Organize the university. BREAKING 01 SJflOIEGMSARE SPREADS HAVOC 1EE IT RUS Hauser Lake, Montana, Turned Loose Upon Unsuspecting Inhabitants. WALL OF WATER 70 FEET HIGH RUSHES DOWN. Estimated LoH-ea of Cattle, Slicep and Other Property Is $500,000 Resi dents of Craig, 400 ln Number, Are Driven From Their Homes to the Hills Portions of Great Falls In undated and Much Property Will Bo Destroyed. Chicago, April 15. "I don't think that my candidacy is Impertinent; Its not of my seeking, but now that I am in, I am going to make a determined and dignified fight." Stirred by literature sent out by Willis J. Abbott, Bryan's representa tive nt Washington, which Intimated that rsovornor Johnson was an Inter loper and that his candidacy was Im pertinent, Johnson today removed his candidacy from the passive stage and declared himself ln the above terms. "I did not become a candidate, until friends and democrats all over the country Insisted and even now I think that they could have chosen more wisely, but now that I am In the mat ter I am not going to run away. My presence In the field is hardly imper tinent, as I see It." BRYAN NOT INDORSED BY NEW YORK COM3IITTKE Fish for Union County, Approximately 100,000 fish will be received In Union county within 30 days to be used as stocking material for the many mountain streams. Members of the Eastern Oregon Fish and Game association have received notice that the shipment will be forthcoming ln a few days, and that the parties to whom the cans are as signed must me In readiness to plant the fry immediately upon arrival. New York, April 15. Following the failure of the resolutions committee of the state democratic convention in session here, to Indorse the candidacy of Bryan, the followers of Bryan practically withdrew from the fight before the convention to get an en dorsement. In a statement Issued by the Bryan men they state that ln view of the lack of harmony In the convention they are unwilling to introduce an other question which .might .cause further differences of opinion. The imprewinn Is general lierc that Bryan sent a message culling off Ids iMiiierents In return for a promise that the unit rule would not be en forced again n- Now York delega tion In the Denver convention. HARRY HEW ROASTS CHICAGO FACILITIES Chicago. April 15. Chairman Har ry New of the republican national committee, gave vent to his feelings today when he criticised Chicago for Its convention facilities. "Chicago should have never been given the convention." he said. "There are Beveral other cities In the country that could have given us better facili ties. Chicago promised us room for 14, 000 people. I will give a cash bonus to any man who can seat more than 11,000 people ln the Coliseum which Is the best building here. I am sorry Chicago got the convention." Helena April 15. Dispatches re ceived from Cascade early this morn ing say that a flood occasioned by the breaking of a dam at Hauser lake yesterday is doing great damage, sweeping everything before :t and driving the people in panic to the hills. The surface is dotted with hay stacks, livestock and every other thing that could be moved by the rushing waters. One report Just received here Is that the big steel bridge at that point is doomed to destruction and that noth ing short of an act of providence can save the lower sections of Great Falls, which are being engulfed. Similar conditions prevail along the r,ver towns of northern Montana. Re ports from Craig, In Lewis and Clark county, 46 miles north of Helena, say that the town Is under 20 feet of water and the Inhabitants numbering 400, fled to the hills, where they re mained all night. Estimates place the loss at Houser lako at $500,000. The loss of cattle and sheep will be very heavy. It was learned this morning that tho power house at the dam escaped destruc tion. Water tore away a portion of the i dam 300 feet long, releasing a wall of water 70 feet high and draining a lake covering 22 square miles. Wall of Water Descends. Butte. April 15 With a wall of water rushing on toward Great Falls apparently the only tning that can save the city Is the blowing up of the Oreat Falls dam. This is being con sidered by the engineers' this after noon. The crest of the, flood will reach here at 4 o'clock this afternoon. Water at Craig, 60 miles north of here Is now 28 feet above the normal and It Is thought that the town of Cascade and other mining towns are under water. All communication is cut off be tween Helena and Great Falls. A man was drowned at Great Falls today while taking sounding above the dam. Thousands Throng Beaches Lon" Before Dawn to See Marines Land. SIX THOUSAND SAILORS CAN FIND NO BEDS. Throughout the Entire Night the Streets, Cafes and Parks Were Thronged Inspiring Scenes Wit nessed as the Parade, Marines, Na tional Guam and Veterans Started Accommodations Not to Be Had for Sailors on Store. APPLE LAND SELLS WELL. Joscpldne Connty Orchard Brings Enormous Price. Grant's Pass, Ore., April 15. That Josephine county orchard lands are In creasing rapidly In value was proved yesterday when final papers of ex change were signed deeding the fine fruit farm on Applegate river former ly owned by Consul General H. B. Miller, to H. S. Buck, a California fruitgrower, for $26,000. Just 30 days ago this same piece sold for $21,000 cash. It increased $6000 In value ln one month. The new owner will greatly Improve the place, and Is pre paring to make It one of the finest fruit farms ln tho state. It Is Irrlgnt ed by a canal from the Applegate river. The apples from this place have been shipped for a number of seasons to the orient, a splendid market hav ing been found for them by Consul General Miller, who Is now stationed at Yokohama, but who was formerly In China. Assistant PrlndiwI for Athena. C. W. Lrfiughrldgo, a late graduate of the Weston Normal school, has Just been engaged as assistant principal of the Athenn schools. He will take tho place of J. H. E. Scott, who Is to take up school work for the government In the Philippines. San Diego, April 15. San Diego Is navy mad. Not since the days of the Spanish war has there been such a tremendous outburst of patriotic en thusiasm. Until "good night" was flashed frOm tile ships thousands of men and women crowded the shores of Coronado and strained their eyes looking at the brilliantly lighted ves sels that heaved and tossed In the off ing. Throughout the night ln the cafes and on the streets men gathered to gether to talk of wars and ships and fighting men. Before the gray hare of morning had been dissipated by th? flood of golden sunlight the streets were thronged with surging crowds all headed toward Coronado to witness the landing of the blue Jackets and marines for the great parade. Under the command of Captain Schroeder of the battleship Virginia the brigade with a full regiment of marines landed at Spreckles' wharf at noon. As the boats, towed by three tugs, landed load after load of the men. their blue uniforms lending a bril liant dash of color to the scene, the watching crowds cheered wildly. At 2:30 p. m. the procession began to move. Again the crowds cheered madly as tho boys In blue, veterans and a regiment of national guard step ped Into line. The crash of bajids. the roll of the drums and constant volleying of ap plause stirred the blood of the most torpid witnesses of the day's events. No Bods tf Sailors. San Diego, April 15. Unable to find sfeeplng accommodations neai ly 300 sailors from the battle ship fleet who had been granted shore leave were compelled to tramp the streets all night unnble to find sleeping accommodations. The headquarters of the committee on entertainment was visited, but only a few could be cared for. "What will happen when 6000 sailors come aslbre tonight?" ask the men. and committee canont ans wer. The committees had arranged for the entertainment of visitors and have ample accommodations for them but it had not realized the fact that many of the sailors of the fleet would also wish to remain ashore over night and had made no plans for them. MORE OF THE STANFORD MUSS. Sus- Collcgc Paper Upholds the 41 pended Studenta Stanford, April 15. In a memor ial edition dedicated to 41 Stanford men recently suspended by the stu dent affairs committee for their part in the student parade expressing dis approbation of the methods of tho committee, the Stanford Sequoia, the college magazine, today said editor ially: "We extend our sympathy to the ousting of students whose characters were assailed by some members of the faculty. Our admiration goes out to the men who can fight, who can see Justice thwarted ln an American col lege and still have faith In the ulti mate triumph of Justice. "And our admiration also goes out to men who made a manly apology for trivial offense and who were dis criminated against In the final reckon ing; who did not defy the college au thority, but who Joined In a protest of the most narrow-minded and unfair student affairs committee that was ever afflicted upon an American uni versity. To all these men this issue of the Stanford Sequoia is affection ately dedicated." ECHO TO s a- ALFA MEAL Factory ( 5 ing From $25, 000 to 1,000 Will be In stalled During the Summer. CHIUSTIANTTY'S CRISIS. OFFERS TO CONTRACT AL FALFA AT $6.50 PER TON Capacity of Factory WIU Be 500 Tone Per Month and the Product WO Be Used in Feeding Stock J. E. Murphy and Company of Portland Will Start the Enterprise Alfalfa Meal Worth About $20 Per Ton as Stock Feed. New Chicago' Professor Declares Faith Is Coming. Chicago, April 15. "In my opinion Christianity Is In the most grievous crisis of its history- I do not refer to controversies ln newspapers and on the streets, but to the quiet, bitter battle which serious men are fighting out in tbetr own souls. It is the dying of the old faith which Christianity is experiencing." t In these words George Burman Foster, of the Divinity school of the University of Chicago, strikes the keynote of a remarkable essay, "con cerning the religious basis of ethics" In the American Journal of Theology for April. Activity of the churches and their apparent prosperity, accord ing to the daring theologian, are only throes which precede dissolution. SI OR SKIP BIGGEST STEEDS NINETY-TWO HEAD WEIGH ED 1536 POUNDS EACH Price Received Was $4.90 Per 100, Making the Total Yalue of the Steers $75.26 Each Had Been Fed for Pour Months by J. B. Saylor and Were Shipped to Alaskan Mar ket Law of Butter Creek Cattle Shipped Out. What is believed to be the heaviest shipment of fat steers ever sent out of the Butter creek feeding pens was shipped from Echo by J. B. Saylor this week. There were 92 head of steers in the shipment, their average weight being 1536 pounds. The price received was $4.90 per 100, making the total price of the steers $75.26 each. The shipment was sold to J. L. Cox of the Pacific Coast Storage company of Tacoma. and they were sent to Tacoma from Echo and will be reshlpped to the Alaskan markets this month. They were the choice of several hundred head and had been fed by Mr. Saylor for about four months on alfalfa. There were four carloads of the shipment and many people who had watched the monster animals gain flesh during the winter came to the stockyards at Echo to see them loaded and sent away. About 100 head, the last of 7000 head fed on Butter creek during the past winter, have been shipped from Echo ln the past few days. An alfalfa meal factory is to be started at Echo and It promisee to furnish an important addition to the enterprises of the west end of the county. The factory Is to be started by J. E. Murphy & Co., now conduct ing a similar plant in Portland and the will be established close to the Henrietta flour mill at Echo. The power of the flour mill will be used to operate the new factory. An announcement regarding the es tablishment of the alfalfa meal fac tory was received by 'phone from. Echo this morning and was later confirmed by W. H. Daughtrey, man ager of the Umatilla Ranch com pany, which owns the Henrietta mill. It is understood that the new plant will be installed this summer so as to be ln operation by fall. A plant val ued at between $25,000 and $50,000 will be established and a force of eight or 10 men will be used in oper ating the same. Alfalfa meal is used as a stock food and has become very popular as such during the past few years. Murphy & Co. have been operating a plant ln Portland for two years and are said to have made money ln tho business. Alfalfa meal sells in the market for $20 per ton and it Is used largely ln dairy sections In place of bran and shorts. According to W. H. Daughtrey all arrangements for the establishment of the factory have been agreed upon and Murphy are now merely waiting to contract for alfalfa before starting thel plant at Echo. The plant will have a capaciy of 600 tons of alfalfa per month and before the company starts work it is desired to have suf ficient alfalfa contracted for the pres ent season at least. They are now offering $6.50 per ton for alfalfa de livered at Echo. "SOO-SPOKANE LIMITED" TRAIN. CONGRESS WILL ADJOURN ON FRIDAY, MAY 15 Wnsfttngon, April 15. CongresH will adjourn May 15. This announce ment was made by Representative Watson after a brief conference with the president. Tho original date set was May 9, but tho president asked that the time be extended to gtvo the congress of governors which meets here on May 13 on tho subject of the conservation of natloul resources a chance to meet while congress is in session. The President Loses. Washington. April 15. By a ris ing rote It is evident today that the president's proposition of four new lm(tlcshlvs bus been defeated. A further vote will bo taken by tho tel lers. "Affinity Broker" Sentenced, Chicago, April 15. Marion Gray, affinity broker," was today sen- tenced to one year In tho house of correction by Judge Landls. She was convicted of using the U. S. malls to defraud In conducting a matrimonial bureau it Elgin, Illinois. Baseball Scores. Los Angeles, April 15. Portland , Los Angeles 0. Oakland. April 16. San Francisco Oakland 0. Hermiston Case Heard. In the circuit court this morning the attorneys In the case of Yates vs. the Maxwell Irrigation company ar gued a motion to strike out part of the complaint that had been filed. The motion was made by R. R. John son, attorney for the Maxwell com pany, who argued the same this morn ing. F. H. Bartlett and J. R. Raley are attorneys for the plaintiff. Eugene will send a large float to the Portland Rose show. Canadian Iaclflc Installs New Service From St. Paul to Spokane on April 22. G. M. Jackson, traveling passenger agent of the Canadian Pacific rail way, is In the city today on his way to La Grande and announces that on April 22 the Canadian Pacific will In stall what will be called the "Soo Spokane limited" passenger service between St. Paul and Spokane and that tickets will be sold for these trains at all O. R. & N. stations. It is expected that this new service will be well patronized as It will give direct connections with all through main llne Canadian Pacific trains and the seven trains to be put In this ser vice will be elegant. They will cost on an average of $100,000 each and will be sumptuously and finely appointed. LITTLE UNDEEDED LAND. J. T. Williamson Files Report With County Court Today. J. T. Williamson, the La Grande abstract man, was here yesterday for the purpose of filing his report regard ing the undeeded land of tho county. He recently contracted with' the county court to look up undeeded and untaxed lands In'Umatllla county and ho has Just finished his work. It Is understood that he found but little such property, though tho exact amount will not be known until the list Is checked over for the reason that some of the land reported Is al ready upon tho rolls. Word has Just reached Portland that A. H. Rennlo, the well known flour mill owner of Hong Kong, com mitted suicide there by Jumping Into the bay. WESTON NORMAL IS MOST PROSPEROUS President R. C. French, head Of the Weston Normal school, was hero list evening and this forenoon upon busi ness connected with the school. He says that the school Is now prospering as it has never before and he does not apprehend eastern Oregon will hence forth have any trouble securing from the state the money It will require for Operating its normal. During the time President French has been president or the Weston Normal that Institution has advanced from a position at tho foot of the nor mal school list to tho rank of the loading school of that class In tho state. There are now over 200 stu. dents enrolled.