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.ujll(M.)llkt.fK...I,....(,1W. it I" ! lwpM.. , .. f ... EVENING EDITION EVENING EDlTIOii WEATHER REPORT. Fair tonight and Saturday. TO ADVERTISER Dona tit down In the meadow and wait for the cow to back cp and be milked to af ter the cow. VOL. 21. PENDLETON, OREGON, Fit I DAY, AUGUST 14. 1008. NO. 6351 U 1 WILE IS CAPTURED ' SMALL FIRE IN TRIBUNE OFFICE, Pilot Rock Bogus Check Artist Taken by Sheriff Taylor at Nampa, Idaho, HOUSE LEFT NEAR DAKEIl GAVE FIRST CLEW. After Securing a Horse at tlic Mortie Stable in Pilot Rock, Van Winkle Rode South Fast I'klnh Until He Struck the Siunptcr Valley Rail, way When Mno Miles From Ba ker lie Abandoned the Horse and Walked In Captured tat Nampa I-ast Night. . A small fire of mysterjous origin In the office of tHe Morning Tribune about 7 o'clock thla morning, was die- covered Just In time to prevent the destruction of the plant. The fire started In the pile of papers collected about the folder after the last boy had gone out and the office was deserted. A. O. Carden and Fred Olcott, coming to work for the day at 7:30, discovered the blaze, which had cleaned up the floor and had started In on the wall. By. heroic work they extinguished the flames without the aid of the department. It Is conceded that a few minutes more and the Interior of the plant would have been In flames. 4 Asa E. Van Winkle, who cashed bogus checks to the amount of 195, two weeks ago and then rode a horse belonging to the liveryman, Morse, out of the country, has been captured by Sheriff T. p. Taylor of Ihls coun- T t 11M EXPLOSION Two Killed, Three Fatally Hurt, Dozens Burned and Score Almost Suffocated. BYSTANDER LIGHTS MATCH, CAUSES DISASTER (iiKain Lovelace, American Aeronaut Is About to Make Ascennlon When Terrible Catastrophe Takes Place Tremendous Crowd Had Gathered Around to Witness Inflation of MoiiNter Rug When (lie Explosion of (inn Occurred. STOPPED TO BUTTON SHOES . AND IS BURNED TO DEATH. Vancouver, B. C, Aug. 14. A. R. ty at Nampa. Idaho, and Is now In Warrener, who stopped to button his tho custody of the sheriff on his way ' to this city. A lone horse, wearing a saddle and having a pair of schaps attached to the saddle, roaming at largo In the Vicinity of Bnker City, led to the cap. turc of young Van Winkle. After cashing the bogus checks the young man secured a horse from jVore at Pilot Rock, and rode south .Ijward VklaV Tur.iing easi he .'.ruck the Sutnpter Valley road, and Jfollowed It down to within nine miles ;of Baker City, where he turned the -'horse loose with the saddle on him Uind his chaps tied to the saddle. v ) The horse attracted the attention shoes' today when a rooming house In which he was living caught fire, was burned to death. Twenty occu pants narrowly escaped. Bart Warrener, brother of the dead man, was overcome twice by smoke but escaped. F,S. is vrcr i PRACTICAL JOKERS TAMPER WITH MACHINE. Of the officials of Baker county and lipon receiving a description of the animal Sheriff Taylor was convinced Kwc,,,,' I'waI Recording Phono- that It was the one ridden out of tho county by Van Winkle, and so he took up the trail and has been rewarded y finding his man. It Is now possible that two charges ihat of horse stealing and of hashing pogus checks, will be lodged against the young man, although this Is not fertaln. Sheriff Taylor arrived at Baker City today with his man, where the horse was Identified by Van Wlnklo and the sheriff and his prisoner will rtach this pity on No. 5 tonight. Developments that will perhaps In volve a number of other Pilot Rock people are expected when young Van Wlnklo Is placed on trial as It Is de clared that he secured money on the bogus checks to gamble with and If this Is the case, charges of gambling Will be brought against All those In volved. I THREE CHARGES FOR SELLING WHISKEY. La Grande, Ore., Aug. 14. Three charges for selling liquor In prohlbl ti n territory have been lodged against Nels Holverson, a former sa Icbn man of Hilgard, 'who is now conducting a soft drink parlor at Hll gnrd and Kameln. Upon the second offense a Jail sentence Is Imposed by the prohibition law and It Is now al most certain that Holverson will lay In the county Jail for from 20 to 30 days for breaking the lnw. He has been arrested and will be tried at once. This Is the third violator of the prohibition lnw nrrested In" Union county since the law went Into effect j on July 1. graph I Ixmdcd with "Obscene Lit ernturc" When He Attempts to SIkw It Off to Visking Lady Friends More Cautious Now. District Attorney F. S. Ivanhoe of the Union-Wallowa county disctrict Is a very busy man, and in order to facilitate his work he recently In stalled a recording pronograph In his office, that he might talk his Instruc tions to his stenographer Into it and then leave town, If necessary, in the dlschnrgo of his duties. The thing works all right. Major Ivanhoo plans his work ahead and before leaving theofflce In the even ing he puts on a fresh wax cylinder and delivers his explicit Instructions to his stenographer, who puts the records on the machine next morning and listens to the stentorian tones of the district attorney and follows In structions to the letter. It Is a time saver and works all right, and Major Ivanhoe Is proud of his Innovation. So far as Is known he Is the only district attorney In Eastern Oregon to adopt this progres sive method. But It brought grief and mortifica tion beyond language to describe to the major a few days ago. As he takes pride In exhibiting his new ma chine and In rendering his own rea ords for the edification of his friends he has frequent visitors who have heard of the new method of the dis trict attorney. A few mornings ago a number of prominent women of La Grande call ed to see how the new machine work ed and to hear Major Ivanhoe's voice London, Aug. 14. Two were killed outright, three were fatally hurt, a dozen frightfully burned and a score almost suffocated at the France British exhibition when the huge bal loon of Captain Lovelace, an Ameri can aeronaut, exploded with a ter rific detonation. The body of Miss Blanche Hill, an American -and Lovelace's secretary, was taken from t he ruins. The ground was rocked and hundreds of windows were shattered. A bystander lighting a match, Ig nited the gas which resulted in the explosion. A tremendous crowd had gathered to witness the ascension. The mon ster balloon was Le'ng Inflated and the crowd gathered close around It. The framework of the structure used for Inflation, was shattered and the trappings scattered over the whole ground. Most of the persons were blistered by the gas. The panic Is Indescribable. Women and children were trampled upon. Captain Lovelace was badly Injured. Miss Hill was missing for some time and It was hoped Bhe had escaped, but when the ruins were cleared, her body was found, crushed. A man's body mis also taken from the same ruins. k The Inflation was nearly com pleted when the match was struck. Lovelace Is almost Insane with grief. Lovelace Is a New Yorker. New York, Aug. 14. 'Lovelace Is a resident of New York and went to London with Dr. Julllan Thomas, a New York aeronaut, representing the Aero club of America. OF EON TIMES Portuguese Count ! Chained Wife to Wall and Fed Her Bread and Water. : WOMAN DRIVEN INSANE AND BABY WILL DIE. Farts Given to Public Relative to Banishment of Count Mar gall io Re, veal Existence of One of Most Cruel Barbarians of Ancient or Modem Times Emaciated Form of Once Beautiful Wife Found Cliain cd to Wall In Attic with Starving Babe In Corner, Llbson, Portugal, Aug. 14. A mod ern Bluebeard was revealed today when the facts leading to the recent banishment of Count Margalho, lord of an old Portuguese family, from the king's court became public. He was banished for torturing his beautiful oung wife until she went insane and mistreating his Infant child until it Is feared the title one can not live. The count was brought before the king, Ucpihcd of the high offices he held under the late King Carlos and sent from the country In disgrace. The count married a daughter of a rich Lisbon banker three years ago. Two years later the w!f and child disappeared.'- The count gave no ex planation. . The police Investigated, visited the count's house, breaking the tightly sealed doors leading to the attic cham ber and found the countess chained to the wall. Her features were distorted by suffering, her hair white and her form reduced almost to a skeleton. The child. In a worse condition, lay on a pile of rags in a corner, half dead from hunger. The servants confessed that the mother mid cniid had been held In the attic during the entire year and fed on bread and water. In defense of the count It is said the wife had been paying attention to a navy officer. BOY SPECULATOR ' LAUGHS AT WALL STREET. New York, Aug. 14. Having added another million dollars to his cotton profits, Hesse E. Llvermore, "the boy speculat or," Is laughing at Wall street today. Llvermore, who Is be lieved to be trying to corner the market by a trick of older brok ers by "seesawing," is reaping a rich harvest. A million dollar coup was made by him Wednes day, but the news of it Just leak ed out. The brokers have learn ed that Wednesday's raid was. the young man . unloading his cotton. BOY DESPERADO IS HIM Joseph Emery, Aged 14, is Most Notorious Youth in Southwest. ADMITS FOUR BURGLARIES AND ONE HOLDUP. Food for Fleet. Washington, Aug. 14. With a car go consisting of 600,000 pounds of flour, 400,000 pounds of potatoes and a large supply of canned meats and dessicated vegetables, the transport Buffalo will sail from San Francisco to Manila tomorrow. The provisions. are intended for the Atlantic fleet. About January 1 the supply ship Celtic will cross the Atlantic with a similar cargo to meet the fleet at Port Said on Gibraltar. Baseball Scores. Portland 3, Los Angeles 1. San Francisco 1, Oakland 0. Reared Among Criminals and Edu cated in Crime Alone Wfng Re lease From Reform School on Good Behavior Only to Resume Opera tions Heavily Armed WTien Taken Slips nandcuffs and Tries to Es cape by Jumping From Train. 1 IMES TO MIDNIGHT FIE COLORED COLONY ESCAPES IN NIGHT DRESS GARB. West Las Vegas, N. M., Aug. 14. Confessing to four burglaries and on holdup, Joseph Emery, 14 years old, was given a hearing In the Justice court today and bound over to await the action of the grand Jury. Emery Is the most notorious youth In the southwest. He was reared! among criminals and his entire edu cation was derived in the under world. At one time he was confined In a reform school, but won his release by good' behavior. He then resumed criminal operations. When arrested he was heavily arm ed. He was handcuffed and on the way to Jail slipped his cuffs off and attempted to escape by Jumping from the train. MRS. M PIIERSON'S FUNERAL. House at Corner of Alia and Willow I I Pioneer Woman of South Part of the County Laid to Rest In Olney Cem etery. Mrs. Rosa Mcpherson, who died at HEROIC RESCUE OF CHILD BY MOTHER, DITCH CAUSES MURDER. (Continued on Page 8.) S IT W II Ranchers Quarrel and Deadly Rifle Is Used by One. ' Kelowna, B. C, Aug, 14. J. R. layton, a rancher near Vernon, was shot and instantly killed today b John Anderson, n rancher, as a' re suit of a dispute over an Irrigation ditch. Layton and his partner wore dig. King a ditch across Anderson's prop erty. Anderson got Ills rifle and kill ed Layton Instantly. He surrendered t.i the Vernon police. Inventor Attacks Manufacturer. Chicago, Aug. 14. Plelding insan Ity, John Dowllng, an Inventor from Olympin, Wash., was today commit ted to prison on the charge of et tempting to murder John Pondelaojc, a wealthy manufacturer of this city, The trouble was the result of a con. ference over an Invention Pondelnek put on the market for Dowllng, who said he received no profit. According to reports from Walla Walla, when tho extension of the electric line Is completed to Weston, Athena and Pendleton, electric cars will not be used on the tracks, but Instead gasoline motor cars, carrying about 60 people, will be used. While tho compnny has not defi nitely announced this change In the style of the road, It Is yet understood that gasoline motor cars are now be ing constructed In the east for this road and when the system Is extended electricity will be abandoned. The adoption of the gasoline motor cars will save the expense of electric wires and poles and will also make the maintenance of the system much less expensive, and It Is believed that the new cars will be equally as satisfac tory aa the electric cars. , It is understood that as soon as har vest is over and farmers are through with summer work that the work of securing additional right of way will begin, and everything points to the completion of the system to this city. Tnclflc Fleet to Cruise. Navy Yard, Puget Sound, Aug. 14. Workmen are busy preparing the ships of the Pacific fleet, for a fall .cruise In the South Pacific. The dftto of departure of the cruisers Wash ington, Tennessee and Pennsylvania has been postponed from Saturday until Sunday morning. The Colorado sails for San Francisco early to morrow morning. Llpton Clip Series. Chicago, Aug. 14. A three days' yacht race meeting which will surpass all previous contests of the Llpton cup series will be commenced tomorrow, continuing Monday and Tuesday. In terest among the yachtsmen of the lake region Is Intense, as the race promises to be exceedingly close. Fulton, M.d , Aug. 14. After div lug Into an 18-foot well, saving her 2-year-old baby from drowning, then climbing to a place of safety and hold ing the child in her teeth, Mrs. J. B Stephenson, a little woman, is the heroine of Fulton today. The woman- was alone In her home yesterday when the baby fell Into the well. Hearing Its screams, the mother Jumped Into the well. PENDLETON MAN AN OFFICER. J. W. Mnloney Will Bo Commander on Staff of Astoria Regatta Admi ral. Portland, Aug. 14. Admiral Geo. S. Shepperd of the 14th annual re gatta to be held at Astoria August 27, 28 and 29, today named his offic ers and staff. Among the comman ders on the staff are William Church of La Grande, C. A. Johns Baker City, and J. W. Maloney of Pendleton. This promises to be the most success ful regatta ever held in thlg section of the country. Twenty-five Cents a Copy. A daily newspaper that sells for 25 cents a copy and whose subscription price is $20 a year, is the Nome Dally Gold Digger, published in Nome, Alaska, by S. H. Stevens. The paper Is a four-page sheet, well filled with advertising and handling the news In a modern style, most of it relating to Alaskan happenings. The entire pa per Is set matter, and the editorial page Is In the two-column wide style, with breezy comments of matters in general and gold matters m partlcu- ar. It speaks of Itself as the biggest dally newspaper north of the 53d line. Streets, Occupied by Negroes, j Everett, Wash., a few days ago, wa Catches Fire In Middle of Night ,Iad t0 rest this afternoon in Olney Origin or Blaze a Complete Mys-1 cemetery. The funeral was quite tery Furniture Insured. largely attended by old frleada and " ' neighbors of the south part of the Fire which it Is supposed caught county, where she formerly lived, from the electric wiring routed out a j The pallbearers, all old neighbors of colored colony at midnight last night j the deceased woman, were as follows: and a number of the occupants of judge T. P. Gllliland, T. J. Tweedy, the house were forced to leave in ' Mac Gllliland, M. J. Carney, J. B. their night clothes.( I Despaln and Clarence Depew. The The residence, belonging to Mrs. funeral was held at the Rader un M. A. Raley and occupied by a num- dertaklng parlors. ber of colored people, at the corner) NORWOOD AT nEPPNER. of Alta and Willow, was the scene of! the fire, and although the Inside was badly damaged it was saved from , District Fair Wagon Is Now Covering total destruction by the timely arrival Morrow County and Finds Much of the Pendleton volunteer company. ', Interest. The fire was discovered at 12:20' Harry C. Norwood, who left here and had evidently been blazing for! a week ago In charge of the district some time then ,as it had gained fair ( fair advertising wagon to cover south. headway. ine alarm was sounded, em Umatilla and Morrow counties and within a short time a l uge crowd writes to Secretary Thomas Fltz Ger of volunteer firemen wore on the aid from Heppner that he finds much ground, and by vigorous action saved ii.tereft in the fair in Morrow county the building and a portion of its con- and that exhibits are already being tents. It is estimated that about halt gathered by farmers In the Hardman of the contents were either consumed district. by fore or damaged to such an ex- ' Whife many of the leading citizens tent as to be a total loss. of Heponer are now absent from The cause of the fire Is unknown,-' home In the mountains or at the sea- although it is supposed to have caught ccast, yet he enlisted the help of a from the electric wiring. large number of people and expects The household goods belonged to, to have a fine exhibit from that Mrs. M. Merlcle, who is in Idaho. In surance was carried on the goods to the amount of $500 in the Northern Assurance company, through Major Moorhouse, local agent. She had rented the house and goods to a number of colored people, who have been occupying it for some time. county. -tfjJ S. J. Warner also writes encourag ingly from Athena and the north part of the county and people are gather ing exhibits with much zeal. As the time approaches it becomes more ap parent that the 1908 fair will be the best yet held In this district. IIUT IL00AD ill IN TIE GIT! Shanghai, Aug. 14. A through train train service for connection with the mall and steamship service here was commenced toUay on the South Manehurlan railroad between Dalny and Shanghai. Julius Kruttschnitt, vice-president and general manager of aH the Har rlman lines and director of mainte nance and operation of a large part of the mileage of the Harriman sys tems, was a guest of Pendleton last evening. Mr. Kruttschnitt arrived from P6rt land at 3:30 yesterday afternoon on a special train of three cars, Incom pany with General Superintendent M. J. Buskley and Chief Engineer G. W. Boschke of the O. R. & N. system, and left after a brief stay here for Starbuck on a tour of Inspection of the lines. Mr. Kruttschnitt Is next to E. H. Harriman and Is one of the best posted and most practical railroad men in the United States and is one of the strong men in the Harriman cabinet of managers. He looks after the maintenance and operation of a large part of the 11,000 miles of the Harriman systems and is personally familiar with every division of that vast mileage. Mr. Kruttschnitt Is now 55 years of age and has devoted the greater part of his life to railroad work. He Is a most affable man to meet, and' while his responsibilities and work are of Immense magnitude yet he has time to meet and talk with the em ployes and get In touch with the de partments by actual contact.