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y ii . ,. ..v't-Mi"tW''. , 1 I , , r. Jh, -; ; .,;. -.. JZ . ; , . . . "":f-r V: I., .. tt , ... 4 EVEN EDITION MGEDITIOII WEATIOCU REPORT. Showers and thunder storms . tonlKht .or Friday, Much cool er tonight. After you have read the ads., you are ready to go chopping. ' Pen dleton' beit bargain giving stores are rep resented in this pa perl PENDLETON, OHEOON, TIl'UHSDAY, MAY 7. 1908. VOL. 21. NO. 6276 FIEND ADMITS 101 IECKIN G Lewis Ferris Confesses to Placing Dynamite Which Killed Three Men, ASSISTED IN FORMER ATTEMPTED HOLD-UP, rolloulnir Admission of Guilt lie Lcadx Detective to Cache In Moun tains Where INnvder anil Dyiuiinilc Are OhkvuUhI Feeling Against Criminal I Running High ami Thnnts of Lynching Are Rife Muii Ix Kept Under Heavy Guard at All Turn Blow- I'p Burlington Flyer Friday Night. Butte, Mont., May 7. Lewis Ferris, who last night confessed to placing 25 sticks of dynamite under th0 Bur Hngton Flyer last Friday night, the explosion from which wrecked the train, and killed three men, was taken to his cache In the hills this morning by detectives to dig up the balance of the dynamite and powder which he had concealed. Ferris states that he also was con cerned In the attempt to hold up the North Coast Flyer two weeks ago. Feeling against the man Is running high and there are threats to form a lynching party. He Is under a heavy guard at all times. GUNNKSS FARM Ml'RDER MYSTERY UNSOLVED No More IhiriicM Found, But Search Com Inucw Sonic Victims Had Fractured Skulls, Others Were Poisoned. Lu Porte, Ind., May 7. No more bodies were found on Gunness farm todiif, but no cessation has been made In the efforts to unravel the mystery about the place. Bessie Conklln of Michigan City, sweetheart of Hay Lamphere, the only suspect arrested In the case, told the police today that Lamphere threatened to burn the Ounnes farm at one time In her presence. Just at noon six watches, woman's, were found. In the examination of the found, some show fractured one a bodies skulls, others death by poison. Sheriff Smutzer has left for Chi cagn to hold a conference with the Chicago police In regard to the the ory tnat the Ounness farm was a clearing house for a band of Chicago murderers who disposed of all their bodies to Mrs. Gunness. WIFE LEAVES, HE KILLS HER Spokane Man Murder Woman Who tcfii-d to Live With Him linger. San Francisco, May 7. Charging his wife with desertion, W, A. (ir men, recently from Spokane, Wash., shot and killed her today as she was collecting tickets In a nickelodeon on Broadway street. Carmen walked up to her and stat ed. "I told you I'd kill you If you left me. You did." He then pulled a re volver and fired three times. Each shot took effect. Tho wife died In stantly. Carmen came from Spokane six weeks ago and wns employed at the great Northern as bookkeeper. His wife left him some months ago. Prior to that she said she said she wanted a divorce so she could marry a local bartender. AVENGES SISTER'S WRONG. Brother Smashes Her Ixivcr's Face Before Trial. Vancouver, B. C, May 7. Richard Bond, a young Portland broker, who alleges that his sister was ruined by George A. Walkem, a prominent busi ness man of Vancouver, assaulted Walkem this morning Just before the commencement of the letter's trial. Walkem was standing near the OF After remaining in the waters of the Columbia and Snake rivers for al most two months and floating 60 miles in that time, the body of the seven year old son of Edgar McMan lgle of Page, Washington, was found yesterday lodged on an island In the Columbia river opposite Irrlgon. The child was drowned at Page, on March 17 and although the Columbia river was searched for miles no trace of the body could be found until yesterday afternoon when It was dis covered lodged on some driftwood at the east end of the sand Island in court room door when Bond advanced and smashed several stinging blows into Waikem's face. It took two po licemen to separate them, and close watch was kept all day on Bond to see that he made no effort to shoot Wulkem. Miss Bond, who Is a pretty girl of 24, fainted twice this morning while giving her evidence; She told of va rious visits she had made to Portland, Seattle and Bellingham, where she and Walkem registered -us George Alexander and wife. She lived for a time at the Y. W. C. A. In Portland. The case was uncompleted tonight. Walkem Is a nephew of a former prime minister of British Columbia. COLLEGE BOYS FINED. Pullman Students Threw Stone at Town Martial. Pullman, Wash., May 7. The sev en college students arrested last night for creating a disturbance and at tacking Marshal Holt with rocks were taken before Police Judge Wenham this morning for trial on a charge of misdemeanor. II. IV. Hawkins was tried first and promptly found guilty, the Jury mak ing the fine IS and costs.. Each juror remitted his fee of 11, which reduced the costs from 110 to $4. It. A. Jackson was acquitted. The remain ing five defendants Harry Elliott, Howard Schweitzer, J. L. Davidson and Truman Strong each pleaded guilty and were fined $5 and costs, making a total of 144 paid by the sextet for their frolic. Ray Slate for Bryan. Boston, May 7. William Jennings Bryan was given the unqualified en dorsement of the Massachusetts democrats today In state convention. Tho delegation will be pledged to him. PORTIA! FIRM HT SI I BIDDING CLOSE FOR CEMETERY WATER SYSTEM Bid In Hand of Conuiiitteo Con. ra1 Will He I-ot When Sufficient Funds) Have Itceti Collected Coin IMiiNiitton Tor Hauling; Fire Aipa. rat us to Fires I Cut Iovn Madi son Street Will Be Reurveyed. Bids for the Installation ef the wa ter system for the city cemetery were received by the council last night, and when the necessary amount of money has been raised for the Im provement a contract fur the work will be lot. Almost' enough money for the work has already been pledg ed, and it now remains for those In charge of the work to collect the sub scriptions. When the bids were opened last night it was found that the Jacobsen Bade company of Portland, had sub mltted the lowest offer, their price being Just $1 lower than the bid of V. J. Clarke & Co. The bid of the Portland company Is $569'J, while "larke & Co. hid $5700 for the work. H. A. Mousssu & Co. submitted a bid for the reservoir work, offering to construct the same for $153, while Neagle Bros, offered to Install the Iplng for $2613. Afler the bids had been read they were referred to the cemetery com mittee, but It Is understood no action will be taken until the money for he work Is fully subscribed and paid nto the city treasury. Among other things transacted directed to resurvey Madison street, and the compensation paid draymen hauling fire apparatus to fires was reduced. Heretofore draymen have been paid $2.60 for taking the hook and ladder truck to a blaze and $1.50 for the hose carts. Last night It was voted to pay but $1 for the hook and ladder truck In the future and an additional KO cents for the return of the same. . FLAMES KILL FOUR. New York, May 7. Four lives were lout In n fire, evidently of Incendiary origin, In the tcimincut dMrlct tills morn In;. Samuel Sachs, TOvn Rerga, Hal tie KomIiiih and one unidentified man were killed. More I'init n score were lwdly Injured. Many were asleep when the alarm wjim given. III the river opposite thetown of Irrl gon. The father of the child, Edgar M.c Manlgle, is superintendent of the government work on Snnke river at Page and while the child was with the crew working on the river ob structions at that place he fell from a scow and was drowned In the presence of the entire crew.. The parents reside at 496 Taeoma avenue, Portland, and the father came up to Irrlgon last evening to take the remains to Portland for burial. DIB COLUMBIA MARTIN'S WIFE STANDS BY HIM Woman Will Remain IFaithful to Degenerate Husband Attorneys Secured. LIPS REMAIN SEALED DESPITE DRUG STARVING Police Find Bloodstained Overcoat and Rifle Coat h Partially Iden tified an Proierly of Suspect TlioiiKh Weakened Tliroiigli Ijnek of Ih-upi UiKll Knees (nimble Under Him, Edward H. Martin Refuse to Admit Guilt and Turin Ruck on Tempting IlyjMMlenulc of morphine Rankled Before His Feverish Eyes, Portland, May 7. Mrs. Edward Hugh Martin will stick by her hus band. No word of hers will be utter ed on the witness stand that would assist In sending the ex-soldler to the gallows. This she declared to the police Wednesday night, standing outside the heavily grated door which bar red her from her hustmna. Martin declares that he can prove an alibi. Attorneys have been.secur ed to defend him. Evidence from the Salem sanitari' um is now at hand to the effect that Martin was insane from the use of drugs. His wife called at the Jail to speak to him lust evening. As she leaned forward to kiss him through the bars she was pulled back by an officer and refused the privilege. Then she turned upon detectives who stood about her, and told them that Edward Martin would be clear ed of the murder charge If her efforts would be of any avail. At the same time she admonished he husband to say nothing to any one. "Your father's attorneys in New Tork are securing counsel for you," she said. It was the first kind word the drug victim had received since his Incar ceration. Wednesday night the police found a blood ctalned overcoat and rifle In a vacant lot near the water front The coat has been partially Identified as one similar to one Martin was known to own. The executors of the Wolff estate declare that an examina tlon of the stork In the pawn shop shows a rifle missing. Martin denies ownership of the overcoat. The police sent Martin through all the agonies of an Inquisition by re fusing his drug drenched system the stimulant it craved so terribly. For hours he paced his narrow cell, pleading with the guards to relieve his iwful hunger. Finally, his weakened knees crum bled beneath him and he fell across his dirty, disheveled cot. His moans could be heard out of the cell corridor and In the lobby of the station. So pitiful were his cries thit even the heavy-eyed drunks and listless "vags" who occupied . the bull pen added their pleading to those of Martin and begged the police to give the "poor devil his coke," then de tectives came to his cell door, dan gling a hypodermic syringe full of morphine before his fevered eyes and tempted him to confess the crime and take the drug. But Martin did not confess. The offer of the bribe seemed to brace him, for he turned his back to the of ficers, closed his lips and did not make another sound until finally the uithorltles, despairing of breaking the former West Pointer's spirit, gave up and supplied him with the Injec tion his weakened system desired. Gcurlii to Defend Martin. Ex-United States Senator John M. Oearln has been retained as attorney for Edward H. Martin, the alleged slayer of Nathan Wolff, and a hard fight for the life of the former army officer is presaged. Gearin Is recognized as one of the most, brilliant lawyers In the state. Martin sllll persists in the declaration that he can prove an alibi nnd his at torney has already begun to secure evidence to support his assertion. His preliminary hearing will not take place for several days. GATHERING OF MONARCHS. Aged F.mMTor Hcorlvnt Congratula tion of Other Rulers. Vienna, May 7. The emperor of Germany and four ruling German kings personally congratulated the nged Emperor Franz Joseph today on the 60th anniversary of his acces sion to the throne of Austro-Hungary. There has been no such gathering of monarchs In Vienna since the as sembly of kings, almost 100 years ago, when the boundaries of Europe were rearranged after the fall of Napoleon. Thousands of visitors arc here. Em peror WUhelm, the empress . and daughter, arrived here this morning direct from . Corfu. Franz Joseph personally welcomed his brother. MYSTERY STIRS MJJ I'i'H,', Police Arrest Three Brothers For Murder of Woman Who Suddenly Disappeared. SHERIFF BELIEVES MRS. ALDRICH WAS MURDERED A Reward or $1000 Han Been Offer ed for Missing Dixie Woman, Dead or Alive Oldest of Barnes Broth ers Tells Conflicting Stories and Evidence Connecting Him Willi tlte Crime Seems Convincing Was Last Pernnij Seen With the Woman Rohliery Was Evidently Motive for Crime. Walla Walla. May 7. Lying in a hole at the foot of an up- rooted tree on the bank of the north fork of Coppei In a wild mbuntaneous country, two young ranchers, Dorsey Brun- ton and Fred Ross, found the body of Mrs. Anna Aldrlch, who has been missing since last Frl- day. Thu discovery culminates the search that has been made since last Saturday In which three arrests have already been made. Jack, "Bub" and John Barnes, aged respectively 18, 25 and 16, are In Jail, charged with complicity In her mysteri- ous death. Sheriff Haviland and Coroner MacMartTn are now at the scene. There is talk of lynching and so(lrs (and deputies are in readiness to prevent such an act. The people are greatly ex- cited. Walla Walla, May 7. W. H. Barnes, George Barnes, and A. J, Barnes are in the county Jail on a charge of murder, and It is the .be lief of Sheriff Haviland and his dep uties that Bomew'here In the wild and almost inaccessible region- of the Coppei the remains of Mrs. Anna Aldrlch, alleged victim of the trio, will be found today. A reward of $1000 has been offered for the find ing of Mrs. Aldrlch, dead or alive, and it w'i intimated last night that addl tlonal rewards would be offered to day If the search for the missing wo man continued to be unavailing. The disappearance of Mrs. Aldrlch under circumstances calculated to arouse suspicion, created intense ex cltement In Walla Walla yesterday and many people visited the Aldrlch ranch, eight miles east of the city. Warrants for the arrest of the Barnes brothers had been sworn out before Pustlce J. J. Huffman Tuesday after noon. Dr. Jorfn R. Gose, son-in-law of the missing woman being the com plaining witness. Deputy Sheriffs Berry and R. F. Haviland went to the Aldrlch ranch Tuesday to serve the warrants, but found only George and A. J. Barnes there. W. H. Barnes be ng in Walla Walla at the ftlme. The two brothers were brought to the county Jail Tuesday, and yesterday morning . H. Barnes, commonly known as "Bud" Barnes, was arrest ed by Sheriff Haviland and Deputy Berry. Stories Onrfllrt It Is the theory of the sheriff's of fice that "Bud" Barnes was the prln clpal to the crime, and that his brothers together with probably one or two others were accessories. Bud Rnrnes was sujected to a vigorous sweating process yesterday, and told highly conflicting stories of his ac tlons on Friday last, but as far as known has old nothing which would Indicate the probable whereabouts of Mrs. Aldrlch. "I am fully convinced that Mrs. Aldrlch was murdered by "Bud" Barnes." said Sheriff Haviland when he returned from the neighborhood of the alleged crime late yesterday after noon, and after having been working all day on the case. In support of his theory, Sheriff Haviland enumerated the following circumstances: "No less than three people saw Barnes and Mrs. Aldrlch driving up the lonesome road between Dixie Fri day afternoon, and at least one saw Barnes returning alone." Back of tho Aldrlch house yester day the sheriffs office found the strong box In which Mrs. Aldrlch kept her valuable papers. The box was positively Identified by Mrs. J. L. Bailey, daughter of the missing woman. In the stove were found the char red remnants of a thimble and a pair of glasses, said to have been used by Mrs. Aldrlch. In the stove were also ashes indi cating the hasty destruction of a number of papers. What is regarded as the strongest piece of circumstantial evidence against Barnes is the fact that on Monday he brought to town a large box of Mrs. Aldrlch's clothes and left It at Martin's livery stable, telling the latter that he would call for it in a week or so. Questioned about this by he sheriff, Barnes said that Mrs. Aldrlch told him to leave the clothes at the stable and that she would get them herself. Barnes also claims to have pur chased from Mrs. Aldrlch for $1500 or $1600 (he Is not certain which) a bunch of horses and other personal property, said to be worth $3000. He claims that no papers were made out in the sale, although the money was exchanged. , Barnes' story is a mass of contra dictions, although he sticks to his first story that he took the missing woman to Waltsburg Friday afternoon and left her on the street there. Although Sheriff Haviland and the town mar shal of Waltsburg have spent hours In itrylng to find a single person in Waltsburg who saw Mrs. Aldrlch Fri day, they have been unable to do so. Barnes is not over 25 years of age and has practically no education. His brothers who are occupying separate cells In the county Jail are still young er, neither being 20 years of age. BASEBALL SCORES. San Francisco, May 6. Los Angeles 5. Oakland 5. The game was catted in the 12th because of darkness. Portland, May 6. Portland 4, San Francisco 4. Game, called 7th, rain. Seattle, May 6. Seattle 3, Tacoma 2. Vancouver, May 6. Vanvouver 2, Spokane 10. Aberdeen, May 6. Aberdeen 3, Butte 3. Called 20th account o4 darkness. REPRESENTS OREGON AT CONFERENCE OF GOVERNORS. Member of National Committee to Investigate Conditions at West Point oiul Report to Congress 8u prenie Court Completed May Term Last Evening and Justices Are Scat terlng' Cldcf Leaves for East. Shortly after 6 o'clock last evening the supreme court finished its May session for this city and this after noon Chief Justice R. S. Bean leaves for the east upon a most Interesting trip, while the other four members of the court are leaving today for different points about the state. Chief Justice Bean will leave here at 4:30 this afternoon via the North ern Pacific for the east upon a double mission, both of honor and Import ance. At Washington the chief Justice Is to attend the conference of governors called by the president to convene at the White House May 13. It Is a gathering that promises to become historical In Its significance for It is understood that at the meeting Pres ident Roosevelt Is to make some startling disclosures regarding the monopolization of natural resources of the country and to urge that ac tion be taken to counteract the plans of those who would secure control of water pwer, fuel, timber, etc. Owing to the fact that Governor Chamberlain is prevented by his sen atorial campaign from attending the conference, he has named Chief Jus tice Bean, C. S. Jackson and H. W. Scott to represent the state of Oregon al the conference. It Is understood that Mr. Jackson will also attend the meeting, but that Mr. Scott will be unable to do so. To Visit West Point. The other duty which calls Chief Justice Bean east Is that of serving with a board that Is to visit the West Point military academy. He has been named as one of seven or eight prominent men to. visit the academy and to report to congress regarding the work and the general status of affairs within the United States army school. As he will be there during commencement time at the academy, he Is looking forward with Interest to the visit. Of .the other members of the su preme court Justice Eakln and Com missioner Slater left this morning for Lp Grande. Justice Moore returned to Salem, while Commissioner King went to Walla Walla. JUDGE fitf'l OH -DOUBLE MISSION FIRST BANK IF PILOT ROCK OPENED: The First Bank of Pilot Rock open ed its doors this morning. Tt is not only first in name but In reality, as heretofore the .residents of that thriving little town have been transacting their banking business In Pendleton. Arrangements had been completed for the opening of a bank at the town of Pilot Rock last fall. The officers had been elected, the books ordered, a building secured and everything made ready for business. A few days before the institution was to open Its LAN,1 DEALERS s HERE TONIGHT Conference of Real Estate Men for Good of County to be Followed by Banquet. COUNTY ASSOCIATION WILL PROBABLY HE ORGANIZED. Matter of Publicity Bureau Most Im portant Tiling Scheduled for Dis cussion Wlille Meeting Is by and for Dealers In Land, General Public Is Invited Covers Will Be Laid for 100 at Hotel Pendleton Commer cial Club Committee Makes Ar rangements and Names T. T. Geer as Toast master. This is the night for the conference of the Umatilla county real estate men and for the banquet that Is to b given in honor of those men by tha Commercial Association of this city. Arrangements for the meeting and for the entertainment of the guests are now well perfected and every thing now awaits their arrival. The meeting of the real estate men Is to be held in the Commercial asso ciation rooms, commencing at S c'qlock. While no definite program has been arranged it is understood that at the outset a county real estate men's association will be formed and that later the subject of a publicity bureau will be taken up. But while the meeting will be for the real estate men principally, the public in general is Invited to attend and It Is desired by those in charge that the representative business men and property owners be present Following the meeting at the asso ciation rooms a banquet will be given at the Hotel Pendleton In honor of (ho visiting real estate men, and there .1 be room for 75 or 100 people at the banquet tables. Aside from the dealers in land all members of the Commercial association are Invited to attend while many other special Invi tations have been Issued. The banquet Is being arranged for by a committee composed of Dr. M. S. Kern, W. L. Thompson and T. T. Geer and the committee has selected the last named to officiate as toast master. PRETTY GIRL PICKPOCKET Miss Irene Duff of Boise Arrested ln- San Francisco on Serious Charge. San Francisco, May 7. A pretty young woman who policemen say is Irene Duff of Boise, Idaho, is In cus tody today on a charge made by Ar thur Lister of Newton, Iowa, that she robbed him of $120 in Golden Gate park. The girl was wandering about the lobby of the San Francisco hotel when her movements attracted the attention of Detective Trill. While he wj! talking to her, Lister rushed up and accused Miss Duff of picking his pocket. No formal charge is made against the woman at present but the police are investigating her record. She was very stylishly dressed. ANOTHER JEAIiOUS LOVER AND REVOLVER GET BUSY Love for Negro Girl Basis of Triple Tragedy In Ohio. Washington Courthouse, Ohio, May 7. Bert Devaney, a well known horseman, shot and instantly killed Miss Lydia Bird this evening, at her home on John street. He then turn ed the pistol on Mrs. Bird, mother of the victim, and shot her In the ab domen, Inflicting probably a fatal wound later he shot and Instantly kill ed Silas Chackleford and finally kill ed himself. The motive for the crime is not known, but Is supposed to have been Jealousy. Devaney was white, aged 43 years. Miss Bird was colored, and aged 22. years. She was well educated. doors, the financial panic came on -and nothing further was done In con ection with the venture until recently when the matter was revived and ar rangements made to open. The officers of the bank will be as follows: Douglas Belts, president; J. N. Burgess, vice president; George G. Schlegel, formerly of Salem, cashier. The directors are L. L. Mann, C. W. Mathews, Douglas Belts. George Carnes and Herbert Boylen. The cap ital stock Is $15,000 fully paid up. The title ef the bank will be The First -Bank of Pilot Rock.