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EVENINGEDITIOK TO SHOPPEHS. After you have read the ads in today' East Oregonlan, yau are ready to go shopping. VOL. 21. PEN DLETON, OKEGOX, FHIDAV, OCTOIJEK 2, 1908. XO. (530.1. n hh tast iterate Fair tonight and Sat- I ! - NkiL --5)fcw JJL fr-ZT.i;...A JT " " JKjSVZ DISTRICT SCHOOLS LI Pretty Procession of Children at Opening of Program for Umatilla-Morrow Fair This Afternoon, Several Hundred Little Onis In Sjieetiiculur Show Iiik Stale' Illfc Mpii 1K-ii4 SHio Questions Governor C'lut tiilM-ilaiii In Attendance at Fair Rig Livestock Parade to lit Feature of Fanner's Day Tomor row F.Ik Make Splendid showing In Parade Lust Evening Automo biles and Red l ire Feature of Oncoming Miirdi of Antleretl Herd. wagxeriax hand concert tonight. Hunt I'lub DeCaprlo Serpent's Dance Ilaccalarl Cornet nolo Remembrance of I'rngue Mr. Hosebrook Pallet Music from William Tell Rossini Intermission. Overture Rlenzl Wagner Allium Leaf Wagner Hrldnl Chorus from Lohengrin Wagner Kvenlng Star from Tanhauscr Wagner Urancl Procession Mareh from Casslfal Wagner Between fil1 ranks of people on cither sldo of the street several hun dred school rhlldren marched down Main street this afternoon, forming an Imposing spectacle ami a fitting compliment to the feature parade of the week, conducted last night by theher of friends of the Agricultural col Elks. Though yesterday and lust lege, but on bis own account, night were record breakers in point Superintendent It. M- Robinson of of attendance, they were far exceed-1 Multnomah county, one of the best ed by the crowds this afternoon and evening. The parade of the school children this afternoon was one of the most beautiful sights ever witnessed in this city. The large crowds along the walks could not refrain from bursting into spontaneous applause as one af ter another 4hc special features pass ed In review. President Roosevelt and DeCaprlo's band marched In the lead and Imme diately following were the pupils from the I'matllla agency. At the head marched a young Indian brave, deck ed out In his war paint and other tc galla, while at the head of the bri gade of girls marched one robed In flaming colors. The others wore the regulation school uniforms. Preceded by the school board the Field school next appeared and by many was voted to have carried off Hip honors. The other schools then followed, enrh seemingly trying to make the best showing. The Wash ington school had some spectacular features which were good, among them being the representation of George and Martha Washington. Fol lowing the high school students was a large number, from the different schools of the county. The streets were well filled early this morning and the sidewalks have been crowded ever since the trains began to arrive shortly before noon. The Walla Walla train came In first, hiinglng more than 200 people from Adams, Athena, Weston, Milton and Walla Walla. This was soon followed by the Pilot Hock special, bringing 200 more from the southern part of the county and when the Northern Pacific pulled in with even the aisles crowded the streets Immediately toog on a Fourth of July appearance. This afternoon the big pavilion Is filled with a whirling. Jostling, good tiattired mass of humanity. This s educational day and the school chil dren arc the predominating features of the crowd. The program both as to the speakers nnd the music was one of the best of the fair. Itltr Stock Parade Tomorrow. Though tomorrow is baby show day nnd though the traveling men nre to be In command In the evening, the TELL OF postmaster J. T. Drown tins Just received an order from Postmaster General Meyer which promises bene ficial results. He has been directed to confer with the local school au thorities ns to the practicability and desirability of delivering to the school children short talks on the postnl ser vice. The design Is to Inform the pupils of the scope of Its operations, the methods of delivering the malls, class ification of mnll mntter and registry and money order systems. Incident ally they are to make known plans for the betterment, such as the es tablishment of postal savings banks C L lug feature of the day promises to be the stock parade at 10 o'clock tomor row morning. This will be the first occasion the people will have had to view the prize winners In parade. It Is also proposed to have a much larger number of driving horses In the parade. Teams and single driv ers from other parts of the county as well as from Pendleton and In addi tion to those which were entered for prizes, will be seen tomorrow. At the opening of the program this ai'ternoon, the band played the three national airs, Yankee Doodle, Star Spangled Manner and America. This wan followed by a cornet solo and then! Coventor Chamberlain delivered ai short address very appropriate to the ...... l,.., II.. n Ioh.IIv ,.h....r.l lt the close After n number bv the ouarteL PrcsM.nt W. J. Kerr of the ( ireeon Agricultural college addressed a Pen- dleton audience for the first time. He created a very faborable Impression and can feel assured that he will al ways ie warmly greeted In this city, not alone because of the largo nuin- known educators In the state, was the next speaker. Ilofer PnilCH (1inmlcrhilii. The closing address of the day was by Col. E. Ilofer, editor of the Capi tal Journal and president of the state board of regents for all the normal schools. He Is one of the most ad-J vanced nnd enthusiastic supporters) of the state's educational Institutions! and he took occasion to warmly de-'Snys fend fJovernor Chamberlain from re cent ntnrks made upon him In the Portland Oregotilan. He declared that in his appointments to positions In connection with the state's education al Institutions the Governor had al ways put ability nnd worth above trietidshlp and politics and In more than one Instance had deliberately turned down political friends to ap point utter strangers who he felt to be better qualified for the positions, Wjr Rahy Show Tomorrow. There will be no special speakers I for tomorrow afternoon, though the same excellent musical numbers by the band nnd quartets Wll he render ed. C. E. Roosevelt, president of the filr association, will preside. The following program was ren dered by. the band this afternoon: Today's Hand Program. March Chicken Charll Hallin Overture Masanlello Auber litermezzo Iran Judsnn Waltz Cnder the Rose ... . Rlanke Rarltone solo Tarantella Xenpoll- tann, DeCaprlo Sig. DeCaprln Selection The Singing Girl .. Herbert Dance Manana Chllllnn Mlssyud Monastery Hells Wely The Free Nublon DeCaprlo March Give tho Counteslan, Scouton IHMt Night's Parade, The big spectacular feature of the fair week occurred last night when the Elks-auto parade was held. Though the evening was cold nod damp thousands of people gathered nlong the curbs on Main and Court streets shortly after 7 o'clock. At the opening of the parade the autos alone participated nnd they made a Stirling sight ns they drovo through the city at n brisk clip with the two bands playing lively airs. Coming down Main street the autos were In double column and the De and the extension of the parcels post. Whenever It may be Impracticable for postmasters to deliver the lectures they nre to furnish the necessary In formation to the school supervisors, so as to equip the regular teachers. It Is the postmaster general's expecta tion that the school children will be useful to the postnl service In seeing that letters are properly and plainly addressed. That there Is necessity for action of the kind U shown by the business trnnsacted by the dead letter office. During the last yenr 13.145.172 pieces of mail matter were sent there be cause the postofflces were unable to rend them. Caprlo bund was In the two leading auto, playing "In My Merry Olds mobile." The other band was to wards the rear of the procession and between the two musical organlza tlons "music swelled the breeze." At the conclusion of the first part of the parade the aulos stopped on Kant Court street Just cast of the Eagles' hall. Praise for Elks. The members of the local lodge of Elks, 200 strong and decked In fault less white duck military uniforms, took the lead. They made a good sight as the long line swung through the business section. C E. Roosevelt served as grand marshal and led the parade on foot. Following htm came the Dp Caririo band and then tho Elks. The autos brought up the rear Though the Klks' parade was not the elaborate feature It was made last year, yet the showing last night was a splendid one and the parade brought forth strong praise for the antlered herd. Though the number of addresses yisterday afternoon were fewer than had been anticipated, the two prin cipal ones were among the most In t resting delivered at the fair. Con gressman Kills took occasion to con gratulate the fair management upon It' success rind spoke words of praise for the pioneer spirits who had dared to cross the plains and carve this marvelous country out of the wilder ness. Attorney General Crawford ex pressed himself ns being heartily In favor of the fair appropriations and paid many compliments to the city of Pendleton and the two counties e. V'.h are participating in the fair. '-,,,,,TK SHERMAN' AT KEPUU.ICAX T.ALLY, JIOCK ISIilll'l, 111., MCI. James I Sherman, vicc-presldentlal candidal ! '" republican ticket, today dc i 'turned Bryan and his policies and ",:,c'k' 1 ,h' democratic platform. , ";1,,r "Publican leaders present were Congressm in IxuiKWorth. Governor I Deiicen and Congressman Frank Low i!i n and James MeKlnlef of Illinois. COMMONER TALKS OX TAPT'S KX RORSEM EXT. He Cannot Indcrstand How Judgi Can Take Same Position as Roosevelt on Pre-clocl Ion Publicity Allege Attempt to Confuse Issue In Discussion of CaniMilgii Exjieii ditiircs. Lincoln, Neb., Oct. 2. Declaring that "every disinterested voter know that large contributions have been used to secure mortgages upon offi cials," W. J. Hryan tonight Issued at I'airvUw :r tatement criticising t:i-' adoptloii by William H. Taft, his re publican opponent for president, of President Roosevelt's announced view on the subject of publicity of cam paign contributions. "Mr. Taft," says Mr. Hryan, "now makes the same charge the president does, the astounding charge that the voters are so liable -to be misled that tlu knowledge (as to the amounts and sources of campaign contributions) must he kept from them." Mr. Hryan then adds: "I Insist tlvt this Is an Invult to the Intelligence cf the voter nnd it does little credit to Mr. Tnft's judgment of the men to whom he Is making his appeal." l'.raii Is SnrprlsM. In his s-iat.-nient, Mr. Hryan says: "I nni surprised to find that Mr. Taft Indorses the president's view on the subject of pumkity as ?o cam paign criittibiitli us, but since he holds thece views 1 nm glad that lie makes them known now. Hryan says that Taft fails to see the difference between the publica tion of contributions before election and the publication of expenditures before election. That tho publication of expenditures Is required to show whether corrupt methods have been employed In the election and ns th." expenditures continue up to the close of the polls It would be Impossible ta make a complete publication until after election. He quotes Judge Taft ns saying that the purpose of the publicity Is to prevent contributions for improper purposes nnd to guard ngnlnst Im proper expenditures of the same and ho says thni the former could not be accomplished except through pre election publicity. Implying thnt by dragging the latter clause Into the controversy Judge Tnft Is dodging the renl Issues. Rescue Marooned Pnssengers. Suva, FIJI Island, Oct. 2. The Canadian-Australian liner Hanuka ar rived here today with the crew and pnssengers of the wrecked steamer Aeon, which went ashore off Christ mns Island, on July 18. She will soon leave for Auckland. None of I he party seems to be worse for their experience on tho Island. ft FLEET EPS ITS LONE J Admiral Sperry and His Com mand Reach Manilo at Noon Today, IHorSAXPS WELCOME FROM ALL MANX El! OF CltAIT. Shores of liny lilack Willi Thousands In Welcome to ''-ds Hundreds of Craft Mnye Way to Visitors to Shout (.reelings Men Cannot Lund I'ntil Cholera Is Controlled Sailors I 'eel Keen Itcgrct at Refusal ol Shore lCtivc. Manila. Oct. 2. The Atlantic fleet arrived in Manila Ray at 3 o'clock this afternoon. The sailors for the present will not be allowed ashore, according to the announcement made by the health officers of the fleet, al though the health of the men Is per fect. Craft "f every description met the fleet at the bay and the shores are black with thousands of people who are welcoming the ships, although the formal welcome has been post poned on account of the cholera sit uation. Harges, launches, and all manner of pleasure craft were pressed into service In order that the people might welcome. Thousands of peo ple came out as soon as the search lights first flashed the news that the veysels were within sight of port. At a little after noon the fleet steamed by Corregldor Island and was accompanied to anchorage by hun dreds of boats. The men of the fleet are keenly dis appointed at not being allowed ashore until the danger Is over, but orders to that effect were received by Admiral Sperry and the fleet will remain off the breakwater until October 10, when It will go to Yokohama. business men here regret the epi demic of cholera as a very serious blow to business Interests. JapaiK-se Entertain. Tokio, Oct. 2. Baron Saito, minis ter of naval affairs and his wife, gave a dinner tonight in honor of the wives and daughters of the officers of the: American fleet w ho are awaiting Hip arrival of the fleet at Yokohama, which is expected October 17. SLIPPERY RAILS CAI SE DEATHS OF SIX MEX. Portland. Ore., Oct. 2. Six men arc diad and six nre badly injured as th? esult of n gravel car which plunged backward down the slippery rails of the Portland Southwestern logging nilwny near Scapoose yesterday. The wreck was due to heavy rails. Twelve men were In the car as it lunged down the hill, and not one man escaped, while in the locomotive which carried five men none was hurt. The victims clung to 'lie can ns It flew down the track and when It jumped the rails at a curve three were killed outright. Two more died while being taken to Scappoo.-e while the sixth succumbed in a hospital In this city. The train which was op crated by the Chapman Lumber com pany, was within l'Oi yards of the top of the grade when rain fell, mak ing the rails so slippery that the brakes refused to work and the load of gravel became the motive power. TIM E HI I i.s imoi cu r ix REVERED Ill.l E LAWS Tort land, Oct. 2. Five true bills were returned against proprietors of local cigar stores charging them with unlawfully remaining open on last Sunday, September 27. for the purpose of carrying on their business against the provisions of the Sunday closing law. The cigar dealers Indicted are C. D. Lister, who conducts a cigar store at 157 Sixth street: W. J. Curtis, 434 ij Washington:" E. C. Johnson, 1 East Twentieth North; Sam Elliott, 314 Washington, nnd Dan Good, 3S1 East Burnslde street. District Attorney Cameron Intends to hurry these, enses to trial In order to get the vexed question settled, so far as the circuit court Is concerned, as soon ns poslble. He stated that the! men Indicted would be arraigned to day. Tl'RERCCLOSlS CONGRESS IS DIVIDED O XTHEORY. Washington, Oct. 2. An attempt will be made to force the Interna tiona I Tuberculosis congress to go on record ns to the trnnsmlssability of bovine tuberculosis to Iiumans. Two factions, one headed by Dr. Koch, who holds the theory yet un proven, the other by Prof Detre, wh declares that not even milk drinking Is necessary for the transmission of the germs nre much In evidence In all the discussions of the gathering. This morning the delegate oppos ed to the Koch theory called a cau cus for the purpose of forcing a di rect expression of the congress on that point. They are elated today over the announcement that 11 per sons Innoculated with tuberculosis In the Washington hospital are affected with human tuberculosis bacilli and but one with the bovine type Ac cording to Dr. Detre these experi ments absolutely demonstrate the truth of his claim. The final general session will be held tomorrow. Wealth as Life Saver "Today the nations having the highest rate of wages and shortest hours of work have the lowest death rate," said Dr. Woods Hutchinson, of New York, In speaking on the re lation between Income and tubercu losis. "Consumption." he said, "Is the price of civilization and is paid ly the lower two-thirds for the ben efit of the upper third. There Is a sound biologic basis for our modern determination to acquire wealth. lure those who obtain It reduce tneir chances of dying from tubercu losis by 50 per cent." IH P.UY WOX'T PAY RENT SO WIFE GETS DIVORCE North Yakima, Oct. 2. Because her husband preferred to move rath er than pay rent ana nas cnangeo from house to house eight times In eight weeks, Mrs. Agnes Merriman has decided not to live with him any long er. Judge Preble not only legally sep arated her from her husband but awarded her $50 atorney fees, costs of the suit, $15 a month alimony and the custody of her 2-year-old daugh ter. Harrison Monument. Indiannpolis, Ind.. Oct. 2. Tho 27th of this month has been definitely de cided upon by the Harrison Monu ment commission for the unveiling of the memorial to the former president. A program of an elaborate nature Is now being prepared It Is expected that Vice President Fairbanks will de liver the principal address. E OIL IS T VAY EXTEH AS ISSI E IX XATIOXAL CAMPAIGN. Trouble Ilonnty to Follow Efforts of Standard Oil CorKratlon to Cross IllgliuHYHi of Rodgers County Was Matter Which Cuused Rupture Rc'ueen Governor Haskell and Ok lahoma's Attorney Gcncrnl. Guthiie, 0'.::.t Ott. 2. Further t:ouble is bound to follow the ef ftrts of the Prairie Oil company to lay pipe lines along the highways of Rodgers county, which caused the rupture between Governor Haskell anl Attorney General West. This effort may take on the phase oT a national Issue In the present campaign, following the appeal of the board of commissioners today to ithe attorney general, asking if, under the law tluy had the power to grant the company the light to construct lines. The attorney general Immediately wired back that they had no such IN BIN power. 1 luitrnbor, Antonio A Ives, who was It is certain that a determined ef- told of the death by Knocker, who fort will be made to stop all pipe is said to have told him "Something laying by that company. ; has happened at my home. The wife shot herself." Knocker held a revol Ilrynii Won't Visit Coast. ' ver at the time, which he dropped. Lincoln. Xeb., Oct. 2. Hryan today Alves found the woman sprawled on is considering a tour for the closing a stairway leading to the upper floor. weeks of his campaign. The propos ed Pacific coast trip will be abandon ed Fairview was hit by a storm last night nnd the reporter's tent was de molished. Hryan will reply to Hughes roon. Prohibitionists Withdraw. Dallas, Tex., Oct. 2. It was an nounced today that the prohibition ists would withdraw their state ticket in favor of the democratic ticket, which favors state wide prohibition. Tuft's Itinerary. North Platte, Neb., Oct. 2. Judge Taft speaks today at Kimball. Neb.. Cheyenne, Wyoming, nnd Julesburg, Greeley, Ln Salle and Denver today. A EH II t At the high school assembly this j of the school money of the state, morning the students had the pleas-j Following the assembly the distin- , guished visitors watched the high ure of listening to Governor Chamber- , , . 'school class work wor a time and lain, Hon. K. Hofer and Superintend!-1 ,-jovernor Chamberlain asked the Lat ent R. F. Robinson of the Multnomah j in class to translate a sentence for schools. Though all of the talks were( him. However, his question was ruled brief they were well enjoyed by the, out on the ground that It contained students and members of the faculty's word not found in the vocabulary of present. j the Romans. The theme of Governor Chamber-j In the course of his talk, E. Hofer Iain's talk was the Irreducible school , referred to Superintendent Robinson fund and ln the course of the same he as a candidate for the office of state explained much concerning the status superintendent of public Instruction. IICT I PLEAD HOT GU LTV Seemingly Prepared to Fight Cases, But May Change Their Minds. C AXXOT ESCAPE JAIL SAYS DISTRICT ATTORNEY I'uitlier Indictments Returned Last Evening Henry KopUtke Accused of Itrcaklng Liquor Law Weton SvamHT Indicted John Rloom Gels 60 Days Grand Jury Finish es Today. Pleas of not guilty were entered In the circuit court last evening by the attorneys for all the men indicted for selling liquor In violation of the pro hibition law. Seemingly the cases are to be tried out. The cases against Murrell et al, who are represented by Attorney Will M. Peterson, have been set for trial Monday morning. But It is easily possible that before Monday rolls around an understand ing will be reached whereby the in dicted men will plead guilty to some of the charges against them in order to secure immunity upon the remaining counts. However, District Attorney Phelps declared this morning that If the ex saloonmen wish to take that course hey will have to plead guilty to more than a single Indictment each. This will mean that Jail sentences will await them if they throw themselves on the mercy of the court Purtlicr Indictments. Last evening the grand Jury re turned several Indictments. Henry Kopittke of this city, and Charles Xewcomb of Pilot Rock, were both indicted for illicit liquor selling. John Behrenson, who was arrested ii: June for an attempted assault up on the little Saling girl at Weston, was indicted for his offence. W. P. Card, the McKay creek ranch er, who recently brought suit against his wife for divorce and asked for a restraining order, was himself indict ed for assaulting his wife. This morning young John Bloom of Pilot Rock, plead guilty to simple lar ceny nnd was sentenced by Judge Bean to serve 60 days In jail. He was arrested for passing a $5.50 check upon a Chinese restaurant keeper for $55. Finish Work Tonight. This afternoon It was announced tliat the grand Jury is now practically through with Its work and will prob ably adjourn this evening. Gamblers Deny Guilt. At 1:30 this afternoon Mansfield and Hradburn. indicted for gambling, both pleaded not guilty. Each man if indicted upon four separate counts. .MYSTERY IX Ml'RDEK AT PACIFIC GROVE. Pacific Grove, Ore., Oct. 2. J. H. Knocker was arrested today on a charge of having murdered Mrs. Grace I. White, who was found dead at Knocker's home in . Delmonte grove last night with a bullet hole in her head. The discovery was made bv a It Is believed that the coupie quar ri led over property, although Knock er says the woman killed herself. It was learned today that Mrs. White, who has been seeking a di vorce from her husband, who is nn Alaskan miner, has been livng with Knocker w hom she Intended to marry as soon as the divorce was granted. Xot Japanese Spies. Camp Atascadero, Cal Oct. 2. The presence of several Japanese who were watching the maneuvers of troops here, led to the rumor th.it they were spies seeking information regarding American military activi ty. The story is regarded as silly by the officers stationed bore.