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ranrainoiF TEATIIEn REPORT. ;Falr and warmer to night and Sunday. Take your tor news to the people and tha people will bring their patronage to your ttor. VOL. 21. PENDLETON, OREGON, SATURDAY, JUNE 27. 1908. NO. 6319 ill PRESIDENT OF TIE BANKER (Pendleton Man Choben Head .of State Association for the .Ensuing Year. WILL MtOBABLY MEET NEXT WITH NEIGHBORS Convention for 1909 Will Prolwbly no JoUrt Affair Willi Washington and Idaho in Seattle Session Were In- lerwrtlng -Bankers Arc Optimistic Moraiaig Seioi of First Day Was Adjourned Out of Respect lo Clove land Visitors SI town Country From Automobile. Montle B. Gwlnn, president of the Pendleton .Saving" bank, has Just been honored by being elected as president ot the Oregon State Bankers' assoc.! atlon, which concludes Its annual meeting In Salem today. The election of officers was held this morning and at that time Mr. Owlnn was pluced at the liea (I of the organization for the coming year. The next meeting of the association will likely be held In Seattle during the Alaska-Yukon exposition and It will be a joint meeting of the bank ers of Oregon, Washington and Idaho. The following Is a partial account of the first day's session taken from the Portland Journal: Hanker 0tfliiilstlc. With prospects ahead for a bumper crop und a heavy fruit output, the bankers of the state look forward to a year such as has ntt occurred for per. haps a decade. Last year was a nota ble one for big wheat crops, but the off-apple year and the "off-banking" year rather damaged the profits and the glory, even, of being a money lord. The panic had Its effects In ntore ways than one. .Interesting Session Promised. All these subjects and many more are heard discussed In the halls and on the streets by the visiting Roths childs. It has been one of the most Interesting banking years ever record ed, therefore there are many Inter esting things to come before the as sembled bankers. Oregon, perhaps, bus survived the bankers' panic better than any state In the Union, for both from the east and south still come re. ports of hard times and struggles to keep afloat. liaiikcni Arc Welcomed. At 11 o'clock, when the convention opened In the Elks' hall, Mayor Geo. Rodger welcomed the bankers to Sa lem. The response was made by Mr. Haines, who touched upon matters of importance that the convention will likely be called upon to discuss. Among them will probably be bank Insurance, such as Oklahoma lias, and perhaps, more strict regulation by the state and laws to be proposed lo the next legislature for the protec tion of the depositors and bankers; savings bank methods and minor mat ters afecting more strictly the bank ers and their business relations be tween themselves. Automobile Spin, SHERMAN ALMOST ENTIRELY WELL. MM Condition KttaialiM Normal Through out Day and Still Improves. Cleveland, O., June 27. Represent tatlve James 8. Sherman's condition was absolutely normal all today. After leaving the hospital, probably next Wednesday, It la the purpose of Mr. and Mrs. Sherman to become the guests of ex-Governor Myron T. Her rlck, at whose house Mr.. Sherman was taken 111 lust Tuesday. They will re main there .until Friday morning, when they expect to return to Utlca, N. Y., the congressman's home. Plans now are being perfected so that his "home-coming" reception can be held on the night of July 30. The conference In Washington to select a national chairman will be held July 8. After that Mr. Sherman may submit to an operation, that he may Dalilman Suys Injunction Plank Will BELL, CHAIRMEN Bryan's Representative An nounces They Are Choice of the Peerless Leader, DEXVEIt PliATFORM TO HAVE POSITIVE PLANKS MEXICO HIS I HEVDLUTIOII : i not be bothered again during the fall campaign. Mean Something and Tliat Platform Will Declare for Actual Tariff Re vision Theodore Bell of California Will , be Temporary tlialrman WlUlc Henry D. Clajton of Alalia inu Will bo Permanent Nebraska State Platform Will Re Adopted so Far As It Affects National Issues. INSTITUTE SUITS TO RECOVER LAND. Charge Southern and Central raolfle Roads and Trust Company. Reno, Nev., June 27. A special from Carson says: In the United States circuit court yesterday United States District At- Denver, Cojo., June 27. Mayor torney Sam Piatt instituted two suits Dahlman of Omaha, arriving this In the federal court against the Cen- morning as Bryan's representative, tral Pacific Railroad company, the confirmed the report that Bryan pre Southern Taclflc Railroad company, fers Theodore Bell of California and and the United States Trust company Henry P. Clayton of Alabama for tha of New York. chairmanships of the convention. He The suits are brought to compel the I says Bryan has no choice as to the Central Pacific company to forfeit Its vice president and says the last plat- patent to land In Nevada on the form of the Nebraska state onven ground that the patents were obtain-I tlon will probably be adopted as far ed by fafte affidavits by sworn state- as It applies to national issues. ments to the effect that the land on He said: "I suppose It will contain which patents were granted were nnn- an anti-injunction plank really mean- Government Officials Finally Forced to Admit Real Na ture of Fighting, FIERCE FIGHTING IS IN PROGRESS TODAY Fifty Reported Killed In Battle at Las Vagas Last Night, Though Real Number Is Probably Much Les One Trooper Killed Today and One Revolutionist Captured Raiders May Not Number More Than Fifty Though Some Reports Say Tliere Are Muny More -Rebels Repulsed iMut Night, But Renew tlte Attack This Morning Railroads Being Repaired of Las Vacos by bandits have met with failure. Th office of the secretary of the In terior has remained closed during the night and at the residence of Minis ter c-orrai no visitors are being re ceived. The secretary of the interior refused a statement regarding the af fair. Dispatches from various points In northern Mexico show that section to be in a state of ferWnt. During all last night armed men, many of them being Americans, occupied the roofs of the Banco le Naceonale and the Banco le London and Mexico. mineral in character. The land in question Is located Washoe and Humboldt counties. In 1 I Ing something and there will probably be strong planks favoring actual re vision of the tariff und control of corporations," Dahlman represents Bryan at the meeting of the BUb-commlttee, mak ing the preliminary arrangements for the convention. It Is unannounced whether Bell will be temporary or permanent chair man. Ik is stated on good authority that Clayton will be permanent and Bell temporary chairman. It is understood thiu lu ripalrn.t hv Mia lonrlnr'a In Viol in' . . . I'T. I ' 1 r,.1.1.11lit.j.l I ,.f ,1,-, ., .,,.! aA ..nn.ln.n,. BIT IS DISQl ALIFIED. Clayton, who has been a member of the democratic national E ME CMMPIS Columbia Aum-dcd Second Place by the Judge Oirnel Wins Freshman Eight by Four Lengths Syracuse Abo Second in This Event Time Is Fast Conditions Ideal. Poughkeepsie, X. Y., June 27. The Syracuse crew won the 'varsity four oared race. Pennsylvania was second, but was disqualified by the Judges, giving the second place to Columbia. The official time of Syrncuse was 0 minutes, 52 4-5 seconds, Pennsyl vania, 10 minutes 67 4-5 seconds, Co lumbia unofficial, 11 minutes 6 2-5 seconds. Cornell won the freshman eight by four lengths, Syracuse, second; Co lumbia, third; Wisconsin, fourth; Pennsylvania, fifth. committee since 1888. He was elected to congress from the third Alabama district In 1897, and has served continually since. He was a presidential elector in 1888 and 1892 and served as United States attorney for the middle district of Al- abania from May 1893 to October, 1896. He lives at Eufaula, Ala. $1,000,000 Fire. Duluth, June 27. Elevator "D" of the Consolidated Elevator company was destroyed by fire ysterday, en tailing a loss on the building and con tents of $1,000,000. An adjoining dock and warehouse belonging to the Northern Pacific railroad suffered to the extent of $30,000. City of Mexico, June 28. Govern ment officials today admitted for the first time since the uprising in north ern Mexico began that the war is In the nature of a revolution and not as attacks by bandits. Dltpatches from the scene of war state fierce fighting is progressing. The band last nlghtwis overtaken at Matemoras De Laguna by troops commanded by Governor Miguel Car denas. One trooper was killed today and many wounded. One revolutionist was captured, but the remainder escaped The fight at Las Vacas was re newed this morning by the revolu tlonists, who were apparently re pulsed by the troops last night. Expect to Capture Dlaj. Austin, Texas, June 27. According to a message received by Thomas La brlada, the Mexican revolutionary leader, here, the revolotionary party has undermined the Mexican army and expects to capture President Diaz Jn two days. The report says a hundred soldiers have Joined the ranks of the revolu tionists and that Col. Cervantes, with eight hundred cavalrymen have re nounced allegiance to Diaz. Great excitement prevails. Another report says the revolutionists from Las Ve gas and Jlmlnez were Joined by sev eral companies of Mexican troops who were sent to capture them. The revolutionists are confident oi capturing the entire state of Coahulla within 48 hours. f No business was undertaken this fIve crews are evenly mutchpd. The morning further than io complete tlidit,ghfs 0f Syracuse, Wisconsin, Penn- No Office at Racetrack. Shecpshead Bay, June 27. The Western Union Teleeranh ronmanv i . . i mini i-iiitT. announced today that the telegraph Poughkeepsie, June 27. Ideal I office at Sheepshead Bay race track weather this afternoon indicate the will be closed after' today. Intercollegiate regatta on the Hudson river will be a great success. The water Is smooth, the air clear and the city full of visitors. The west shore Is lined with spectators. The Fifty Killed in Battle. i;i raso. Texas, June 27. In an encounter between revolutionists and troops of ftu Mexican government at the town of Las Vacos In Coahulla, Mexico, near the border across from Cel Rio, Texas, early yesterday morn ing, between 40 and 60 were killed. The dispatches still characterize the raiders as bandits but it Is believ ed here that they are half criminal aggregations of political discontents whose main purpose Is to loot under the guise of insurrection. It is said that they have secured $2000 thus far. Raiders N More Tlian Fifty. The government says that the raid ers do not number more than 50 armed men, other reports place their total number as larger. The rail roads In Coahulla, Injured by the bandits, have been repaired. and trains are now carrying troops to that region. Troops have arrived In the city of Torreon and will spread over the northern country to form a net work for the capture of the marau ders. Report of impending trouble In the state of Neuvo Leon cannot be confirmed at this hour. No Official Information. City of Mexico, June 27. Repeated efforts to obtain official confirma tion of the attack on the border town LEVEE COMMITTEE ANSWERS EWES organisation and get acquainted. The business session was resumed after luncheon and at 3 o'clock the visit ing bankers will be taken for an au tomoblle ride through the country tributary to Salem A discussion of "credit currency" by Arthur Reynolds, president of the Des Moines National bank, was the feature of today's session of tho Ore gon State Bankers' association. Mr. Reynolds is one of the best banking authorities in the United States, be ing a member of the currency com mission and chairman of the Ameri can Bonkers' association. Only a short session of the associa tion was held. Due to the absence -of President E. W. Haines, It was an nounced by Vice President Montle B. Gwlnn that the annual address of the president would have to be dispensed with. Go to Seattle. Salem, June 27. Montie B. Gwlnn, president of the Pendleton Savings Bank, was today elected president of the Oregon Bankers' association at a meeting Just before noon. S. L. Blair of Baker City, is one of those elected to the executive committee. Efforts will be made to extend the associa tion in Oregon. The invitation to at tend the Alaska-Yukon fair was accepted. Undergoing Repairs. San Francisco, June 27. The bat tleships New Jersey and Wisconsin of the Atlantic fleet which have been undergoing repairs at the Bremmer ton navy yard arrived In port yester day. The Wisconsin preceded directly to Mare Island sylvanla, Columbia are reported In fine condition. All will row down stream and finish at tho same place, one mile belQw Poughkeepsie bridge. Belllngham, June 27. Although the lumbermen understand the rail roads are considering appealing the Interstate commission decision but case, they feel such action will not be taken. 'If the fight Is thrust upon them they will fight hard in self-defense. Captain Everett Griggs, presi dent of the Pacific Coast Lumber Manufacturers' association, said: "If further contesting Is forced upon the lumbermen and "the rate case taken to the supreme court, lumber inter ests will spend every dollar they have In defense. If an appeal Is tak en and lumber conditions remain un settled as they have been for six months, no business worth mention ing will bo done until the appeal Is settled." Suit to Settle Wage Dispute. . A suit was filed here today .by the O. R." & N. Co. to restrain W. C. Thompson from proceeding with a suit at law whereby they seek to re cover money alleged to be due as wages. The case grows out of an at tachment proceeding and the railroad company desires to have the court de cide to whom the money is due. The suit was filed by C. H. Carter In be- half of the O. R. & N. company. Advices received at Washington state that the renegade Ute Indians, who last year left their reservation in Utah and spread consternation among the white settlers in Wyoming and western South Dakota, are now The New Jersey Joined peacefully settled in the latter state. the other ships of the fleet In the bay. and no further trouble is anticipated. That the contract for the ievee work was awarded to V. C. Betts strictly upon merit and that prohibition or anti-prohibition sentiment had absolutely nothing to do with the matter. Is declared by members of the council levee committee. In support of their assertions the members of the committee offer a detailed statement showing the estimated cost of the work under the terms offered by both the Newport company and by Betts. It will be seen that the Betts bid is more than $2000 less than the Xewport company's bid, nnd this amount the committee declares the city saves by their action. Regarding the charge that they were unfair In that they allowed Betts to submit a bid after tho contest had closed the committee declares that the same Is buncombe. In his first bid Betts gave no prices on old rtprapptng and on the work at the Main street bridge. However, that work amounts to but little compared with the total Job and when the commit tee found that Betts' bid upon the main Job was lower than that by the Xewport company, they Informed him (Betts) that If he would make a satisfactory price on the old rlprapplng and on the Main street work he would get the contract. This Mr. Betts did and thereupon the committee voted him the contract. According to the committee they did entirely right in asking Betts to submit a bid upon the work which he had previously left out and no In justice was done the Xewports. In submitting their bid the Xewport company stated that they must be given all the work or none at all. The following statement of the estimated cost of the levee work under the respective bids has been furnished the East Oregonlan by Councilman A. L. Knight, of the leve committee, and Is self-explanatory: Newport Bid. Excavating 1 to 3 feet, 40c cubic yard, 5000 yards $ 2,000.00 Excovatlng 3 to 5 feet, $1.60 cubic yard, 1600 yards 2.400.00 Building grade for levee, 40c cubic' yard, 10,000 yards 4.000.00 Laying rock for toe wall, $3.16 cubic yard, 700 yards 2,205.00 New riprap, 90c cubic yard, 9500 yards v 8.560.00 Old rip rap, 45C cubic yard, 4000 yards . . . 1,800.00 Building stone wall at Main street, $3.39 cubic yd. 200 cubic yd. 790.00 FIFTEEN KILLED IN ACCIDENT. Passenger and Freight Trains Collide Near Baroda, India. Bombay, June 27. Fifteen persons were killed and 27 were Injured in the accident between an express and a freight train on the Bombay and Baroda railway yesterday near Baro da. Four of the passenger coaches and four mail cars of the express train and four cars of the freight were burned. SALOON CASE IS POSTPONED' Entire Time of Circuit Court: Today Consumed With St. Dennis Case. NOLTE CASE COMES UP NEXT MONDAY. Bitter Battle Being Waged Over Deal Pulled' Off by Harms, the Butcher of More or Less Fame Many Wit nesses Examined and End Is Not Yet Harras Delivers Invective Against Hie Big Butcher and Is Tlirentened With Violence No Trouble Has Yet Resulted Fergu son Drawn in. EARLY OETUHS FROM BOOSTING ANSWER TO SUNSET ADVERTISEMENT RECEIVED North Dakota Man Is Interested In Irrigated Ijuids Will Be Supplied With 'information Publicity Work Already Bearing Fruit Soliciting of Subscrlixlons Will Be Resumed. Though the Ink upon the Pendle ton advertisement in the Sunset mag' azlne la hardly dry, figuratively speaking, yet results have already ap peared from the same. This morning the first inquiry In response to the advertisement was re ceived by J. H. Gwlnn, secretary of the publicity bureau committee. The letter was from a man in North Da kota, who is looking for irrigated lands. In replying to the communi cation Mr. Gwlnn referred him to the different land companies of the county. For a week or more no soliciting work has been done by the publicity publicity committee, but it is the pur pose of the committee to get busy again in the near future, for more money is needed for the financing of the bureau. $21,745.00 Belt's Bid. Excavating 1 to 3 feet, 83 cubic yard. 6000 yards $ 1.650.00 Excavating 8 to 6 feet, 60c cubic yard, 1500 yards 900.00 Building grade for levee, S3o cubic yard. 10,000 yards 3,200.00 Laying rock for toe wall, $2.94 cubic yard, 700 yards 2.058.00 Laying new riprap 98c cubic yard, 9500 yards 9,310.00 Laying old riprap, 43c cubic yard, 4000 yards 1,720.00 Building stone wall at Main street, $4 cubic yard, 200 yards 800.00 $19,638.00 PROMINENT SOCIETY WOMAN IS KILLED. Many Others Seriously Injured Port- Iuivl Woman Has Narrow Escape. Xewport, U. I., June 27. Mrs Henry Wynn, wife of the mayor of Maiden, Mass., one of the most promi nent club women In the east, died In a hospital here today from injuries re ceived yesterday afternoon in the wreck of a tallyho carrying 14 dele gates to the Federated Women's Clubs convention from Boston to this city. Mrs. Bennett Davenport of Water town, Conn., Mrs. Helen Sundeau of Lincoln, Neb., .and Mrs. Edwin Hayes of Iowa, Mrs. Agnes Morgan of Kan sas City, reported fatally Injured, are Improving, today. The accident was caused by the collapse of one of the front wheels of the tallyho. The horses were run ning at the time. Mrs. Wynn was pinned under the railing and both legs broken, her arm Jerked from the socket and spine hurt. Mrs. J. D. Hayes of Portland, Ore., and others, were held under the wreckage and had narrow escapes from serious Injury, Owing to the fact that the entire time of the circuit court since yester day morning has been occupied with the Ferguson-St. Dennis case no fur ther work has beeh done In the Xolte case, upon which hangs the fate of the Pendleton saloons. It Is now proba ble that the Xolte case will not be reached until Monday and possibly not until the afternoon of that day. Hurras Vs. St. Dennis. The St. Dennis case now has de veloped Into a hard and very bitter legal battle and the end la not yet in sight. The case results from a deal that was made last fall between Rein hold Hurras, the butcher, and Desire St. Dennis, whereby the latter was to lease his ranch to Harras for a term of 10 years. St. Dennis brought suit to cancel the contract on the ground that he was hopelessly drunk when Induced to sign the same. In his opening remarks yesterday. Will M. Peterson, leading attorney for St. Den nis, administered a glowing roast to Harras and. It is said that following the same Harras threatened the attor ney with violence. However, no trou ble resulted. Among the witnesses on the stand today have been Oscar Cain, the Walla Walla attorney, Gus Harras, W. M. Peterson, Desire St. Dennis, Mrs. Funnymark and others. C. J. Ferguson Is made plaintiff In the case now through the fact that Harras' Interest was taken up by him! MOTHER'S BODY IS FOUND. Was Floating in West Naples Canal Efforts Made to Find Missing Child. Long Beach, Cal.,' June 27. Tha body of Mrs. William D. Watklns was found yesterday floating in the West Naples canal. On the bank the cap of her seven year old daughter Eva, was found and efforts are being made to recover the child's body. The horse and buggy with which Mrs. WTatkins . and the girl started from home early yesterday morning for a drive, stood. near the. canal, the horse tied to a- sign board. The theory Is that the child slipped while playing on the shelving bank and fell Into the wa ter and that the mother was drown ed In trying to save her. AIRSHIP OW NER ARRESTED. Sultan Wants $600,000. Tangier, June 27. Sultan Abdul Aziz has applied to certain French bankers for a new loan of $600,000 as security for which he offers mort gages on property of the government at Tetuan, Rabat and Saffl. The news of the operations of Mulal HaId, the usurping sultan at Fez. and Tetuan Is causing agitation at Rabat, where Abdul Axis now Is. Million and a Half Sale. Great Falls, Mont., June 27. James J. Hill and associates have sold the property of the Great Falls Water Power & Transit company to John D. Ryan and others for $1,600,000. Is Charged With Obtaining $300ft Falsely. San Francisco, June 27. John A. Morrell, Inventor and ' b'urrder of the big airship which burst on Its trial trip In Berkeley recently and which resulted In 15 members of Its crew being Injured, was today arrested upon a warrant sworn to by Alexan der Otl, who charged Morrill with obtaining $3000 from him by false pretenses. Certified checks to the amount of $4000 wefe found upon Morrell when searched at the city prison. Attorneys for Ots Immediate ly secured a writ of attachment for the checks. The police, however, re tained possession of them and Judge Cabanlss released Morrell on his own recognizance pending the settlement of the question whether the ball money, for which purpose the airship Inventor said it was furnished him by friends, can be attached. Fiends Wreck Train. Hazleton, Pa., June 27. One man was killed and 10 Injured In a wreck of a passenger train at Lofty. 12 miles east of here early today. The wreck was caused by spikes placed on the rails with the intention of derailing the train. The accident occurred on a steep mountain grade. Recruits for Third Infantry. . A detachment of U. S. soldters bound for Fort Wright have been here to day. They are unassigned men from Columbus, O.. and are to be stationed with the third infantry at Fort Wright. The landscaping of the grounds of the Alaska-Yukon-Paclfie exposition has been begun and the site Is begin ning to take on the appearance It win . 'have In 1969.