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EVMGEDITION raiiiGEDura TVEATUEK IIEPOIIT. Probably fair tonight with light frost Wed. nesday; fair and warmer. , ' Take your tort nw to the people and the people will bring their patronage to your etor. PENDLETONOREGON, TUESDAY, MAY 26. 1908. NO. 6201 VOL. 21. ILL REM FOR BIS EXCURSION Special Train of Eight Coach. esWill Car.y Hundreds to Hermiston Tomorrow, rnofcrECTs bright for WEATIIEH AND CROWDS Train, Leaves at Eight Opportunity to View Reservoir Dam, Head gates, Canals, PJie Lines am! En tire Project Hcriiilston People Spare No Effort to Make Event Enjoyable Formal Owning of Floodgates Exercises and Hall Game n the Afternoon Address by lTomlnent Citizens aiul Govern ment Engineers Extensive and In tiTcstliijr Program Arranged. PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH HEADY TO UNITE. Kansas City, Mo., May id. The general assembly of the Presbyterian church adopted a resolution this morning an nouncing that the Presbyterians are ready to co-operate with any church In an effort to unite with any church of the Protes tant faith. This Important step means that some If not all Pro testant churches will be In unity soon. The committee on co-operation and union declares there Is no doubt that such a plan would met the approval of the Meth odist, Episcopal, Reformed Pres byterians, Methodist Protes tants, Moravians and the re formed churches of the United States. ROASTS H E TO '1 FINISH man," has been here today and he reports that Col. H. G. Newport has arranged for sufficient teams and au- i tos to take 800 people form Kermis . ton to the dam tomorrow. Conse quently no ono need remain away from the excursion through fear that there will be a shortage of . conveyances. Tomorrow morning at 8 o'clock the Hermiston excursion will leave this city, the special train of eight coach es to be attached to the regular Port land local, leaving at that hour. EVELYN Wl TlinitAWH SUIT FOR DIVOKCE. New York, May 26. Counsel for Thaw Applied for a withdrawal of Iter unit in. fiiiiml lui kiftrriiiL'vi tt Ifiirrv. The prospects this evening are that . j.,,.nluy al JikII Insane. He gave no reason for the Midden change of attitude hut It I rcrtcd the step Is an effort by Evelyn to gain control of Tluiw's estate. an Immense crowd will go to Hermis ton and a most Interesting and prof itable event is promised. The peoplo of Hermiston will do everything In their power to make the day pleasant for the visitors and every one will bo given an opportunity to view the res ervoir, dam, headgates, canals, pipe line and other Interesting features of the project. The peoplo of Hermiston have ar ranged an elaborate program which will furnish entertainment to the vis Itors and which will make the event one long to be remembered. On the arrival of the train at HermlBton the teams will leave for the reservoir carrying the visitors to tne dam where the formal opening of the monster headgates will take place on the ar rival of the crowd at fhe dam. On the return from the dam the exerciser nf the dny will be held In the new M. E. church at Hermiston, where the address of the day will be delivered by Judge S. A. Lowell of this city. D. C. Henny, engineer In charge of reclamation woik In Oregon. Wash lneton and California, wll also speak, and Engineer John T. Whistler, father of the Umatilla project, will also give an Interesting talk on the practical features of the project. During the afternoon, H. M. Cake, candidate for United States senator, will deliver an nddress to the excur sionists and other polltlcaT addresses will be made during the afternoon, perhaps. The excursion train will leave Her miston at 6:30 on the return trip, ar riving at this city about 7:30. The day promises to bo one of the most Interesting and pleasant events of the season and hundreds are going from this city and surrounding coun try to view the Immcnso project for mally opened. The following Is the program ar ranged by the Hermiston people: Train from Pendleton, trip to dnm, arrive nt dam, formal opening' of tho headgflte, call of bugle for return to Hermiston, arrive at Hermiston. lunch, speaking, Hon. S. A. Lowell, orator of day; ball game, Hermiston vs. Pilot Rock; 'Sports, 4:30 p. m. List of prlr.es: Obstacle race, first prize, $2; second. $1; boys" pony race, under 15 years, first. 2; second, $1; 100-ynrd dash, first, $5; second, $2.60. EKg race, girls under 12 years, first, 11; second, B0 cents. Horse race, free for all, first, $10 second, $5; bronco busting, first $20; second, $10. Excursion 1caven at 8 O'clock. The Hermiston excursion train will leave this city tomorrow morning promptly at 8 o'clock, the coaches to be attached to the regular Portland locnl leaving at that time. The circu lars sent out from Hermiston give the leaving time at 7 o'clock, but this Is a mistake. .The train will not leave un til 8 o'clock and returning will leave Hermiston at 6:30. Those who ex pect to go on the excursion will re member the hour of the departure of the train. Can Accommodate 800. L. D. Lay, who Is associated with A. C Crawford, the Hermiston "land With the uitlxlrawal of the suit Evelyn Isvomes the wife of the Insane mail and It Is reortcd the lawyers are preparing to brini; action to have her npXlned a committee to take charge of hi personal roeriy. Later an at (unt will he made to gain control of tlio whole estate In Pittsburg. Franklin Pearce Declares His Continuance in Office Would Be a Calamity, IS DISGRACE TO COUNTRY AND STATE Attorney Kays Few Men Had Better Iroseets and Tliat Many Expected Hint to Bo President Promised to Follow Trail of Crime Into Off!- com of Captain of Finance, Rut In stead Ik On Terms of Intimacy With (lie Robber Sliakcs Dice With Sons of Ryan and Declare He Does Not Regret It. oiL AT COOS RAY. Marshfleld, Ore., May 26. Oil lias been discovered on Coon Bay, large options are being taken.. Machinery for development has been shipped front ' Frisco. Gas has been found In many, places, the strongest on South Inlet four miles from Marshfleld, wlicre machinery will lie installed. The first guslier was ocncd near liandon. BRfIN SPRINGS I SENSATION NEIIRASKAN MAKES PIMlOSlTION TO TAFT. Challenge War Secretary to Join With Him In Urging Congress to ConiM'll Publication of Campaign Contributions Republicans Cry "Play to he Galleries," While lem (Hrrats Cull it Wise Move and Proof of Sincerity. Washington, May 26. l'ryan sprung the first sensation of the presidential campaign when he sent a message to day to Taft, suggesting that they Join lh urging congress to pass a bill com pelling the publication of campaign expenses. Democratic leaders look upon the move as ono of great wisdom and say It proves ho is sincere In his determ ination to conduct the campaign with out the aid of the great corporate In fluence. The Taft men don't make open crlt- ' Iclsm, but they are understood to bo- llevo It Is a "play to the galllerlcs." Ellzabcthtown, N. Y., May 26. "No graver calamity could befall the country than the continuance in of fice of Jerome, whose corruptness equals the ancient Roman courts," declared Attorney Fraklln Pierce this morning, who on behalf of the minority stockholders of the metro politan Street Hallway, Is asking the governor to remove Jerome. "Few men had as bright prospects as Jerome. Many expected him to be president, but now he Is a disgrace to the state and country." "He promised to follow the trail of crime Into the offices of the captains of finance, but Instead we find him on terms of friendship with tho male factors of great wealth against whom evidence had been placed In his hands but against whom he never HCted. He served as a protector to criminals Instead of a prosecutor. "He not only failed to do his duty but worked against the Interests of the people he swore to protect and we find him, throwing dice for drinks with Ryan's sons and brazenly say ing ho doesn't regret It." C. E. S. WOOD TALKS. Portland Anarchist Attacks Y. M. C A. Recant Hall Was Denied Emma Goldman. Portland, Ore., May 26. Dr. C. E. S. Wood, a noted anarchist scientist, called the members of the Y. M. C. A "easy Christians" In an address here yesterday. He severely arraigned the organiza tion for its refusal to rent their hall to Emma Goldman. Wood In Introducing Emma Gold man declared he believed young men Joined the organization because it Is so easy to be a Christian now. He said he believed that even the direc tors would not belong In days when there was burning at the stake. 200,000 POUNDS OF WOOL SOLD Nine Clips Change Hands at Pilot Rock This, Morning. Prices Better. 13 3-8 CENTS IS BEST PRICE OFFERED THUS FAR. t Choice Foothill Wool Is Offered to Buyers Lowest Bid Is 10 1-4 All But One Grower Accepts Price Of fered Warner Takes His Under Consideration Nearly All AYool Of fered at Pendleton Sale Is Fliuilly Disposed of fchcepmen Loath to Accept Low Fibres, But Finally Give In J. E. Smith Livestock Com pany Holds 160,000 Pounds. RACING AGAINST TRAIN'S. Taft Answers Commoner. Washington, May 26. Taft replied to Bryan today, saying he had already taken up the matter of publishing campaign expenses. He quoted a con fidential letter sent to Senator Bur rows, chairman of the committee on privileges and elections, April 30, say ing he believed It would greatly tend to abolish corruption from politics If published. He also tells Bryan he has publicly announced tho hope that tho bill pend ing would be passed, since writing to Burrows. UNO FRAUD TRIALS REOPEN TUESDAY Portland, Ore., May 26. The Ore gon land fraud trials will be reopen ed Tuesday when Tracy Becker re turns from Los Angeles to prosecute j. H. Booth, ex-reglster of the Rose burg land office, for bribery. The federal grand Juy has been se lected to Investigate the Umatilla frauds Involving 15,000 acres of un allotted Indian lands which promi nent persons are accused of having acquired by fraud. U. 8. Attorney McCourt yesterday filed suits to recover 9280 acres In Linn county and D. B. Townsend ar rives from Washington this week to file suits to recover 3,000,000 acres of the Oregon-California grant. This Is the land which the railroads have refused to sell according to the terms under which It waa granted by the congress of the United States. The three million acres comprise some of the finest timber lands in the north west. The case will be bitterly fought by the railroads. San l-'raiicH-o, May 20 -Fernando Nelson left Vallejo, Calif., In an auto mobile for Portland nt 3 o'clock this morning to establish a sliced record. He exists to reach Portland at 3 o clock tomorrow nltcnioon, making the trip from 'Frisco to Portland In 3 hours, ono hour faster than the trains. POPE PRAISES TEDDY. Admires light Made by Iresldent on I'redatory Wealth. Rome, May 26. Pope Plus today expressed admiration for Roosevelt for the fearless fight against predatory wealth and declared that America should be appreciative. The occasion was a brief address during the visit of the New York and Brooklyn pil grims to the Vatican. The pope received the visitors sev eral minutes. He asked many ques tions on the Industrial and political conditions In America. Child Scalded o Death. Sumpter, Ore.. May 26. The funer al of the 2-year-old Infant boy of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Stark took place yes terday. The child died from falling Into a vat of scalding water at the family home, at the Columbia mine. At the time of the accident it was not thought the little fellow was serious ly Injured and the announcement of his death was a surprise. Heney" Cliaufcur lined. Oakland, May 25. Heney's chauf feur was fined $10 for speeding to catch the ferry with Heney and wife. When ho protested Heney shouted "Quit complaining, the officers did their duty." Ship Bodies East. Bremerton, Wash,, May 26. The bodies of the marines killed Friday by the stret car, will be shipped east for burial. Fred Lullnskl, to South Chicago, and J. J. Straub to Detroit. Would Quash Indictments. Washington, May 25. Arguments to quash the indictments against Ben son, occupied the court yesterday. At the wool sale. held at Pilot Rock this morning, nine clips, aggregating over 200,000 pounds of wool, were sold at prices ranging from 10 1-4 cents to 13 3-8. The following were the sales In detail: Herbert Boylt-n, 12,918 pounds, 12 cents. Bought by Greene. Rugg Bros., 24.019 pounds, 12 1-8 rents, bought by Livingstone. ' Donald Ross, 35.187 pounds, 111-4 cents, bought by Abbott. C. W. Mathews, 18.444 pounds, 12 3-4 cents, bought by Cummlngs. A. A. Cole, 35,144 pounds, 10 1-4 cents, bought by Greene. Knotts Bros., 29,415 pounds, 12 cents, bought by Brlgham. L. L. Mann, 10,354 pounds, 13 3-8 cents, bought by Cummlngs. U. G. Horn, 15.519 pounds, 18 3-8 cents, bought by Greene. Waucop & Hubbard, 18,815 pounds. 12 7-8 cents, bought by Brlgham. The clip of A. B. Warner. 12.121 pounds, was also offered this morn- ng, but the bid had not been accept ed up to noon. Complete Locnl Sale. When the first Pendleton sale was brought to a close last night practi cally all the wool offered here yester day had been disposed of. Though at first the growers were loth to ac cept the prices offered, many of them decided late in the day to let go. Among those who refused to sell were the J. E. Smith company, Joe, Cunha and William Slusher. The Smith company sold 60,000 pounds of Pilot Rock wool, but rejected a bid of 10 1-4 cents on 168,000 pounds of Barnhart wool. Cunha was offered 12 cents for his splendid clip, but re fused to accept. The Cunha clip of 81,000 pounds and that of Slusher, 120,000 pounds, have not yet been touched. The low bids on wool from the Echo country were due to the fact that the wool of that section has more sand than that of the remainder of the county. The following Is a complete list of sales consummated here yesterday: Andrew Rust. 40.000 pounds, to Livingston, 13 1-8. John Wynn, 16,268 pounds to Brlg ham, 12 3-4. M. McCracken, 16,915 pounds, to Cunha for 10 8-4. It. X. Stanfleld, 172.S00 pounds to 1 reen for 8 Va . Charles Ely. 16.6S1 pounds to Green for 12 1-4. Pat Doherty, 2S.400 pounds, to De- four for 13 1-4. J. E. Smith company, 60.667 pounds Pilot Rock wool, Ellery, 13 1-4. Joe Conley, 17,000 pounds to Green, 614. D. Goodman, 20,000 pounds Green, 9U. Austin Grey, 110,000 pounds Burke, 8 3-8. C. A. Johnson, 38,341 pounds Kuhn for 12V4. Pedro Brothers, 48,236 pounds Brlgham for 12 3-4. Cunningham company, 197,000 pounds to Ellery for 12 1-8. D. L. Johnson, 20,160 pounds to Greene for 6. Enoch Pearson, 23,589 pounds to Kuhn for 6 3-4. K. G. Warner about 35, 000 pounds to Brlgham for 12', FLOOD S DEATH LIST GROWS LARGER HOURLY. Dallas, Texas, May 26. The death list from the flood Is ln- creating hourly, more than 100 lives are believed to have be n lost. One thousand people are homeless. The property loss Is estimated at $25,000,000. The Trinity river passed all records last night, when It is believed the crest of the flood had passed, a continued rise tak- lng everything before It. It Is believed that many who refused to leave their homes last night, thinking the worst was over, - have1 perished. It was hoped that the flooxl would begin to recede last even t lng. f Fort Worth, May 26. No definite estimate of the number f of dead from the flood here can be made. Millions in property has been destroyed and the worst of" the flood has not yet arrived. CAKE IV '.'Jill SATS illILL DAUGHTER OF "PARIIAMITE." COMMITS SUICIDE, Haunted by Visions of Fattier Writli lng: In Sea of Brimstone. Chicago, May 26. Pretty Florence Ferrian, aged 20, committed suicide this morning because her father re fused to abandon the fanatical religion of the "Parhamltes." She was continually haunted by dreams of her father writhing In a cca of brimstone. Fearing .Insanity, she begged her parent to drop the re, liglon. Upon his refusal she drank wood alcohol and Jumped Into Lake Michi gan. Miss Ferlan was an acquaintance of Chester Brown, who was electro cuted for the murder of "Billy" Brown. Nelson In Vaudeville. Seattle, May 26. Battling Nelson will appear In vaudeville here for four days, boxing with Guy Buckles of Omaha. Afterwards he will go south to train for Gans. FEE PLANS ARE PERFECTED WILL EXTEND WING DAM AND ADD TO WEST END Proiosed Plan of Levee Improvement Will bo Submitted to Council To morrow Night Upper End to Be Protected With 500-Foot Addition to Wing Dam To Extend Lower End 1000 I'm to Island. to to to to BIG BATTLESHIP LAUNCHED. Camden, N. J., May 26. The battle, ship Michigan, tho first of the "all big gun" warships for the American navy, was launched here todny. Miss Carol Newberry, daughter of tho as sistant secretary of the navy, christen ed the ship. The Michigan's length at tho load water line Is 450 feet, breadth 80 feet, and displacement 16,000 tons. Gives Lives for Science. New York, May 25. After deliber ately allowing himself to be Inocu lated with tuberculosis, Frank Merritt declares he Is happy. His wife and baby died of the disease some time ago. Merritt contracted so scientists might study. Dr. Carroll inoculated him. It Is now planned by the levee com mittee of the council to add another 500 feet to the present 200 foot, wing wall at the upper end of the Byers' mill race and to eventually extend the wing wall until It reaches the railroad bridges. Also the levee will be ex tended 1000 feet at the lower end. According to Mayor Murphy It would be poor policy for the city to spend any more money In repair ing the old leve above the railroad tracks and so the policy will be to extend the wing wall until It reaches the bridges and there connects with the lower levee. But It will, be im possible to build more than 500 feet of the wall this summer. By adding 1000 feet to the lower end of the levee this summer the bulkhead will bo taken across to the Island In the river opposite the ball park. When this extension is made the levee will then be complete as no trouble Is anticipated from the river below that point, As the extension will have to be built across the natural course of the river It will be necesary to make the wall very substantial. The plans of the levee committee will be laid before the council to morrow night. Pendleton Man Completes Campaign Tour For Repub lican Candidate For Senate. THINKS NATIONAL ISSUES ' WILL DEFEAT CIUMBERLALX Republicans Wlio Voted for Hln While Running for Governor Will Not Do So Now Difference Be tween State and National Issue Judge Was as Far South as Ash land Great Interest In University Appropriation Sentiment Appar ently in Favor of Supporting State Scliool Armory Bill Supported by Thinking Men Woman Suffrage in -Doubt, "I believe that Cake will carry thla state. The nearer we approach elec tion time the more people come to think that national Issues are Involv ed. Men who voted for Chamberlain when he was running for office on state Issues will not do so now. I be lieve that Cake will be elected by a majority of 10,000." Thus spake Judge S. A. Lowell this morning after his return from his campaigning tour in the interests of H. M. Cake and the others who are running upon the republican ticket. While uway Judge Lowell was as far south as Ashland and he spoke there at Medford, Grants Pass, Roseburg, Eugene and at The Dalles. He will leave for Portland the latter part of the week to close the campaign there at a meeting which Is to be ad dressed by Henry E. McGinn and him self. . According to Judge Lowell one of the reasons why he believes that Cake will be elected senator is the fact that the people wish to endorse the Roose velt administration and they hold that to elect a democrat as senator from Oregon at this time wculd be a repu diation of the Roosevelt policies. Tlie U. of O. Appropriation. Great interest is being taken by Judge Lowell In the university ap propriation and he says that the sen timent throughout the state is strongly in favor of supporting the appropriation. However, those be hind the uuiverslty are anxious to have the appropriation sustained b the largest majority possible so that future appropriations will not be up held by a referendum petition. The Armory Bill. As to the armory bill the Judge de clares that among those who give the matter thought the armory appro priation Is regarded favorably and will be endorsed. This element represents those who realize that In a republic like the United States the country must rely upon its citizen soldiery and such being the case proper en couragement must be given the na tional guard. Woman Suffrage. That the equal suffrage amendment to the constitution will be adopted, provided the women of the state de sire It Is believed by Judge Lowell. According to him hundreds of men: are willing to vote for the amendment provided they are shown that the wo men themselves really wish the right of suffrage. lighters Talk. San Francisco, May 25. Willis Britt says Gans has made "loose talk" when he said he would put Battling Nelson out In the 15th round of a 45-round battle In "Frisco July 4. Britt says if Gans meant what he says the negro would be willing to bet he would make good. No Hope of Arbitration. Cleveland. May 26. There Is little hope of arbitration of the ear strike. Incomplete count of the strikers' vot shows an overwhelming majority against arbitration. IRK ON 0. R. I II. WALLOWA BRANCH Portland, May 26. narrtmnn luis ordered construction to liegin on the Wallowa extension Immediately. With tins Umatilla Central, the Ilwnco Hue, the Rlimria-Lowistoii and the rebuild ing of the main line of the O. R. & N., this makes 187 miles of new track for Oregon this year. A thousand men and several hun dred teams will soon be throwing dirt on the Wallowa branch of the O. R. & N., orders having been Issued In Port land last evening to resume work on the grade at once. It Is estimated that the grade Is now about 75 per cent complete, some of this having been damaged by- high waters, however, since work stopped last October. The remainder of the grade will be rushed to completion and tracklaylng will be started soon, It Is announced, and It Is now thought probable that the line will be finished nito Wallowa valley this year. Land prices in Wallowa valley have greatly advanced during the past two years in anticipation of the comple tion of the road and great plans are now on foot for the development of the mineral, Irrigation and timber re sources of the county. A portion of the extension west of Elgin Is now used as a logging road by the Palmer Lumber company of La Grande. A fine timber belt near the mouth of the Wallowa river, will be tapped by the new branch, the timber to be hauled to the La Grande mills.