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i tiii iisf EVENING EDITION EVENING EDITION Modem printing of all kinds promptly done at the East Oregonlan office. VOL. 111. PKXJ); OX, ()I!i;(i()X, MCNDAY, MAUCII I, 11)00. XO. G521 NEW TIN FOR WEST NO FURNISH PROJECT RESERVOIR, i I i i iiccnrdln;; 5 , T. Coe, makes It cer- t it m I h i lil.Ml 5 - miou-,!i .'M . , In lol.'tJo.'i. i - S "tric llll': Will ,f, bull! ln-ii lie makes no pre- In vjiciii . poii tiv- fiilijp'-t "I the j'loposed j-ci-i-rvoir Dr. Cue raid: "A ywir ago 1 tol, the Ka-t O-o-goniaii !h;it the f .-( -1 thiit W. J. Fur nish was j lift leading spirit In the In- :d Irrigation company, should be ii guarantee that If In the process of n-.,,l- iuilllioil.11 l( -it- I I T O tu 1-1.1 Khoi.1,1 lw. roonii-n,! in I., m.,. : NPW liinrTP tnr Urnrnti ic A c- ? It I A J !- r .'.... r- , I., " ...J - ' ' .' ' . 1 "'"' ""' -"Ufc)w .v. w.wb.. umdi uMueiidMiigs niiiiuuiicBu in uonneciion vvun rurnisf!- u,ai u,r w"ui, "As an Illustration of the truthful- n.s.s of this prophesy I might In stance the (hoi-ouch overhauling of IFEKUI GGUfiT FOR PENOLETi Coe Project at Echo and Hermiston. Fifty-foot Hum to Ho limit in rniatillu River, creating Reservoir Cover ing Hk'I: llimilml AcrcH and Costing $100,0(11) Town of Sianflcld Is to Spring Up on Present Site of Fosters and Elcctrte Line j to Ex teiMl instance of Eighteen Mile Across Project Work on Groat Dam In to Be Started at Oner Engineer Is Now Here Ir. II. V. Coe Secures IjiihI to lie Flooded ed by Reservoir Existing Rights of No One Will Bo Interfered With By tlie New lYojeet. A ncu town to lie called Stnnflelil and to lie estulilisliel at the present nlto of Porter station. A reservoir. costing $100,000, for Hie Ptiriilsli-Ooe project, and which will -onvcrt that project from n flood Irrigation roji-ct Into ne for which water will ho avallahlc at all k'hmiiis The assurance of an electric; rail road from Pendleton to I'matllln leading 4 hroiiKh Ih Furnish and the Filiation project. TliiKo thliiKs are now In store for the west end of I'mat'lla county. The new town anil the reservoir for the Furnish project are for the Immedi ate future. The electric road at pre cut Is but prospective, but that It is Inevitable Is vouched for by an emi nent authority In the person of IDr. II. W. Coe. . Stanflcld. That n towns! to will be laid out at the present site of Foster haa Just been authoritatively announced. It will lie known as .Stanfleld In honor of It. X. Stanfleld, who owns most of the townslte and much land in that section. In the promotion of the nWw town the parties chiefly Interested will he It. X. Stanfleld and Dr. II. V. Coe. I According to the announcement, the town will bo established primarily for the accommodation of the settlers upon tht. Furnish-Coe project. Now that perennial Irrigation is assured for thotsettlers upon the project it Is assured that the lands under the Fur nish ditch will inevitably become closely peopled. Then there is a vast territory lylns on the west sldo of the I'mutlllii river that will become trib utary to the new town. hi MimIM Lines. In tlie laying out of the new town every effort will he made towards making the lHtle place an up-to-date city. At the very outset a fire limit will he established and within the bus'riesN section nothing but brick m concrete buildings will be permitted, of these several are already proposed and one of them will be u good, mod ern hotel, to be erected by the incor 4ilors. Two lumber yards and a bank are also on the list already. Place for n Town. ' Though the formal announcement that a town Is to be built at Foster bus Just now been made, the Idea Is not nn entirely new one to the people of 1h's county. Kvery since the ac tive work of reclaiming the west end been me well under way there have been people who have regarded Foster ns n logical sile for a town. Tlie sla tion Is In Hie center of one of the garden spots of eastern Oregon. The bottom land In that vicinity Is known ns being about the most fertile and favored of any along the Umatilla river. In the early days when the In dians alone held sway throughout eastern Oregon they made the virid ity of Foster their wintering place be c.iue of the luxurious grass that grew there and because the valley afforded them good shelter from the wind and snow. I making the announcement re garding the new town of Stanfield the promoters made no wild boast of what they are going to do. They merely state that they will establish a town and that it will he built large ly for the convenience of those who are no live upon the Furnish project. Hut while the "opening announce ment" is modestly couched there are many things Indicating that before St.tnficld is many years of age It will be a husky rival for F.cho, Hermis ton and Fmatllla. the present towns of that Hem In n. in the language of one of thoRe interested In the new town they Intend to "go some." Tlie Itcsrrvoir. The reservoir to be constructed for use In connection with the Furnish project will be located five miles east of the Furnish ditch Intake. At that point the "lay" of the land Is such that the rlvor may bo dammed and a reservoir created without disturbing the railroad track. At the dam site the track Is 90 feet above the level of the river and as the dam la to be but 50 feet high the reservoir does not Interfere with the right of way. It Is announced that the dam will be BO feet high , 700 feet long at the base and 1300 feet long nt the top. The reservoir will cover In the neigh borhood of S00 acres of land and all told the cost will be $100. 000. The land comprising the reservoir site has been purchased during the past Three or four months and was secured largely through the agency ! of 1L L. 'Moody of Spokane. At the j time many of the purchases were made ll was rumored that the land was to be used for colonization pur poses. The land was purchased of various settlers in tlie vicinity of Yo akum. The right to the company to use the land for reservoir purposes has been fully Inquired Into and It is announced that the way is entirely clear. , As the Furnish ditch Is the first ditch to leave the river below the re si rvoir site neither a feed canal nor a distributing canal will ne needed. The water will simply be stored In the river bottom. As needed upon the project it will be turned into the river bed below the reservoir and will then run down the river to tlie In take of the Furnish ditch. Iiy the use of water guages the river below the Intake will be kept supplied with nr. amount of water equal to the flow from the river into the reservoir. In this way the rights of those below the Furnish ditch Intake will be protect ed. Incident to providing for the res ervoir the agreement between W. J. Furnish and Pr. Coe was revised to seine extent, so It Is said. In doing so a bond Issue was floated but the entire issue being taken by those di rectly interested in the company, nnnr of the bonds are to go upon the mitr-k-t. Under the new agreement Pr. Coe Is given a right of way for an electric line through the project. The route extends from Foster out over the pro ject thence to Hermiston, covering a total distance of IS miles. The fact that tills right of way Is now secured, our ditches at a cost of over twenty thousand last year. When It was deemed desirable the work was done, although no change was made In the pinns. "Last season I am told was the worst year as to the lowness of wat er In the river In the history of the counuy. nr. u. j. .Nmitn tells me that the rainfall was but 6 Inches during the year, yet this great county of Fmatllla under such conditions raised more than four millions of bushels of wheat. "Hubert Stanfleld tells me that ho received last year over $80 an acre for the alfalfa raised at his place and netted, after hiring all work done, over $60 an acre. sured Fight Made by Ellis Brings Results. SKNATOll UIAKI.FS W. FILTON .MAY JJK ;VF.X TI1K PLUM Taffs Friendship for Oregon's Ketlr Ing Senator is said to .Make His ApiMiliitiiicut Certain Constitution no Obstacle Will Hold Terms of Court in Pendleton, Mcilford and Portland Crodel Condition of FcdiTal Conn liiislncss is Shown. According to a special to the Sun day Oregonlan from Washington the house of representatives late Saturday- Ills lands adjoin us and are narr- afternoon by a vote of 140 to 56 ag- ly under the level of our ditch .md!,'tcl to the senate amendment to the partly under his own ditch, but In any event the only water was -from the regular flow of the Fmatllla river. "These facts of cropnge under a year of greatest adversity are confir matory of the claims of .Mr. Furnish that there is no need of more water than the river provides as at present and as Is supplied by the present ap propriation of water by the company. "In spite of all these facts, I learned In handling the lands that there was room for a reservoir against a possible greater shortage some year late In the season and with the hear ty co-operation of Mr. Furnish a systematic analysis was undertaken of reservoir possibilities upon every available place on the Umatilla river or Its tributaries. "The site we finally decided upon is Ideal. It is but five mlica from our Intake with no other Intake inter- .MOST ITITlXt; Alll TO IIF. PI.AYF.D AT INAFGFKAI. Xew York, March 1. Bandmasters throughout the United States today expressed their opinions regarding the most fittiig air to be played while the inaugural parade Is passing Taft's reviewing stand. The airs selected run from "On the Ranks of the Wabash" to "Dixie One suggests "Sweethearts," as a trib ute to Taft and his wife. Anothe, thinks "Honey Boy" as tvnical of Taft's smile. John C. Weber of Cincinnati, sug gests "Auld Lang Syne." "Hainbow' was the favorite of Philadelphia bandmasters. George H. Green of Omaha, would like "Bee-Double-Ell Bill-Taft." Upstate leaders selected "Pennsyl vanla," while Prof Ernstinoff of In dlanapors, seriously proposed "On the Banks of the Wabash." "My Own United States" was chosen by Jacob I. Wllk of Minneapolis PKISOX AND FA ILK FOIX ATTEMPTED MURDERER Paris, March 1. Seraphin Mathis, who assaulted President Fallleries on Christmaa, was today sentenced to four years Imprisonment and five yeai-s exile from France. (Continued on Page Eight) IKi BUM PASSES XO OXE KNOWS HOW MICH IMS VAST ESTATE Is WOUTI1 Washington judicial bill, authorizing me appointment or an additional Fed eral Judge In Oregon. This assures the final approval of the bill, which will be sent to the president for sig nature early next week. senator f uiton will be the new Ji:dge. Of this there Is no longer any doubt, for bis intimate relations with the incoming president and Mr. Taft's known regard for Mr. Fulton's legal attainments are ample assurance that Mr. Fuiton will' be offered the Judge ship, and it is also known that the appointment would be very acceptable to him. Moreover, constitutional law yers who have been looking Into the case, are now agreed that Mr. Fulton will be eligible for appointment to this Judgeship after the expiration of his term in the senate. Ellis Shows Judge Needed. The adoption of the Oregon amend ment was accomplished In the house only after a hard fight. Representa tive Ellis, who made the principal speech In support of the amendment today, prepared data showing the overcrowded condition of the present court and pointed out that some re ! lief ought to be granted the people of Oregon. It was unfair, he said, that men should rest under Indictment four and five years without being able to get the speedy trial that the constitution guarantees them. He said it was also unjust that litigants and witnesses should be compelled In attending court to go from remote corners of Ctregon to Portland at Miiltl-Millionaire Whs Known from! great expenditure of time and money. Coast to Const Iteeaiise or .Manner' The amendment provides for a term in Which Dame Fortune Soemcl ,!? "t Medford and i Pendleton, as well as at Portland Si Hie Imhi Him Minim; Siiecnlu- Opponents Reeome Friends. Hons, IjiiiiI Deals anil Hnce Horses, j A remarkable thing about the de- bate was the fact that the men who Iis Angeles, Calif., March I. E. J. tnf"'-' ere most bitter in their ...,,,, , ,.,., , 'opposition to this amendment were (Lucky) Baldwin died at his home n:, ,.,,.. ,.. , . ,. , I today its most outspoken advocates. Arcadia at 7 o'clock this morning. The principal objector today was During the bust five days he was kept ! Representative Mann, who opposes alive by oxygen. He was stricken' ov,'r.vthing on gob era I principles. His attack was bitter and forceful, but j met with little response. Represen ' tative Hawley closed the debate with a brief speech in support of the am- ROOSEVELT GIVES FA R EW ELL C PRESIDENT HAS STRANGE GATHERING OF FRIENDS OREGON m new conn Secretary of State Benson is Sworn in This Morning Holds Two Offices. APPOINTS SAM KOZER AS INSURANCE C'OM.M ISSIONER Men from the Highest Councils of tlie Nation ami Men Wkh Whom lie Hart Hunted and Played Sit Down Together ITaleeg Them for Serv ices They Have Rendered. with pneumonia six weeks ago. Xobody knows what his estate is worth, but it Is enormous. Mining speculations made him a multi-millionaire. He controlled several mines. the Ophir alone, making him five m ' ! I Inn . Some years ago ho purchased 10, 000 acres for $L'0 per acre. loiter he sold !t to the Los Angeles Itiu ing as endmcnt. Section 6. article 1, of the Consti tution of Hie United States has this provision: "Xo senator or representative shall, during the term for which he was elected, be appointed to any civil of sociation foi- (imil per acre. Tlielfiro under the authoriy of the Unit- Santa Anita track is located there. His rivals plotted to down him when he was a stock speculator, but he always won, and was given the sobriquet of "Lucky." ed Slates, which shall have been ere aled, or the emoluments whereof shall have been increased, during such time." It would seem then, that if Senator 1 POWER U T IN CON EC The Baldwin ranch, near here. ls'Fi:""n -"''-'''l 1)0 appointed by Presi- estimated to be worth $r0, 000, 000. (,,'nt Taft to the judgshlp after Marck Since 1S7S he has been prominent in'4- 1000 (the expiration of the term Wl UBB-GOE 0 T Xot only will the construction ot, minimum flow of water In the river. the reservoir for the Furnlsh-Coe Irrigation project Insure water for that project during the entire season but a power plant is also a possibil ity. Though the dam to be constructed That those purchasing land under the Furnish project will also secure this power plant Is declared by Dr. Coe. Under the terms upon which the land Is being sold to settlers, each acre of land carries with It one share of stock In the Furnish ditch com- turf affairs. His fi'st famous horse, Lexington, became blind after win ning a seven mile race in Xew Or leans in 19 minutes l!) 3-1 seconds. It Is expected that many suits for n share in the estate will follow, as many claim to have an interest. He was born on a farm, 20 miles from Hamilton, o., .November 2, ISIS. He and a friend, V. H. Mc Henry, suggested that they seek their fortune and came west, stopping first at Ogden, Utah; then coming to Car son City and San Francisco, for which he was elected senator) his title to the office Just created by' congress will be clear. It is the gen eral assumption that the constitution al provision prevents the appointment by the president of any member of congress to any office created by con grcss during the incumbency of the member; but strict construction would seem to justify another Interpreta- tirn. In any event, that Is the Inter pretatlon evidently placed on this provision by Senator Fulton and his friends. Washington, March 1. One of the strangest gatherings of guests seen since Roosevelt has been president, collected at the White House today for a farewell luncheon. When the first course was served at 1:30 this afternoon, the president was seated with men In the h'ghest councils of the nation and others who had fished and hunted with him, "the tennis cab inet," and all the secretaries of the government. Roosevelt in an infor mal speech praised them for their service. The president said: "You are here nominally as members, or to meet members of the 'tennis cabinet.' You are men with whom I have worked, played, boxed, walked, rode really, you represent the men with whom I have worked dur'ng my administra tion you have given loval service1 and through you has been accom plished the major art of all I have done. In a vast number of cases, do Ing the work Itself, has been your only reward, while the credit came to me. ' In closing the president naid high tribute to Secretary Garfield, de claring he was the "most useful min ister who had ever sat at a cabinet table." Among those present were: Beek- man Winthrop, assistant secretary of the treasury; Herbert L. Satterlee. as sistant secretary of the navy; Wil liam Phiiipps, John O'Laughlin, as sistant secretary of state; Ambassa dor Jusserand of France. The principal guests were: John Atiernathy of Oklahoma, a wolf hunt cr; Bill lowstone" Keilv Benson Will Draw Salary of Gover nor and of Secretary of State at Same Time Will be Chairman of State Board and Will Have Two Votes to State Treasurer Steel's One Will Not Appoint Private Secretary Until Special Session Is Settled. Salem, Ore., March 1. Oregon to day has a new governor In F. W. Ben- sr.n, secretay of state, who took the oath at 10:10 this morning, adminis tered by Chief Justice Moore, In the presence of fifty employes of the ea pitol. His first official act was the ap pointment of S. T. Kozer as Insur ance commlss'oner. Kozer has been chief clerk In Benson's office. Benson is still secretary of state. chairman of all administrative boards upon which he votes as governor and secretary. He will draw both salar ies, one of $5,000 and one of $4,500. Benson bas not appointed his pri vate secretary for the reason that he has not fully decided about a special session. In the meantime Mrs. Shel don, Chamberlain's stenographer, will be private secretary. Speaker McArthur will take earo of the details of the clerical work. If McArthur Is appointed private sec retary it will be impossible for him to be speaker at a special session. Ben son said members have assured him, they would not attempt to Introduce ' new bills If the session was called. Kozer Immediately opened his of fice. Benson appointed Peter Applegate or" Jacksonville, a son of pioneer par ents In southern Oregon, as land agent, succeeding C. V. Galloway. WILL INVESTIGATE NORMAL SCHOOL SCANDAL Bellingham. Wash., March 1. Of ficial word has been received here from Acting Governor Hay that the scandal which has developed In the Bellingham normal school will be ful ly proled. Hay has declared that the charges against Dr. E. T. Mathes, the prin cipal, that he Is incompetent and has misappropr'ated state funds are the most serious ever presented. Hay has instructed Assistant At torney General Von Tenner to be present here March 6, when an offi cial investigation Into the affairs of the school will be made by the board. REGULAR PASSENGER SERVICE MAY BE ESTABLISHED For the purpose of consulting with local business men regarding the es tablishing of a regular passenger ser vice on the Northern Pacif:c out ot Pendleton, S. B. Calderhead of Walla Walla, has been here this afternoon. It is understood that if sufficient Interest is taken by local people such will be established. It is reenrded Sewnll. Main., guide; "Tel- that a real passenger service would be Captain Seth Bui- 1 especially convenient diirini tho Mm. lock, the first sheriff of Deadwood. the Seattle fair is on. STORES WILL OPEN AT SEVEN HEREAFTER in the Umatilla river by the Furnish-1 pany. When all of the land under the Coo people will not bo primarily for power creative purpose It Is known that they hope to realize much from electrical power that may bo develop ed from the water that will be dammed. According to Engineer Marble, who has been chief engineering advisor for the company, It will bo possible to develop 220 horse power from the 4ns ttseao pitmila t lnn hnrri On th project has been sold those owning the land will also own tho ditch, the reservoir and power plant. According to those Interested no plans for developing electrical power at tho dam have yet been worked out. But they hold that the power will In evitably bo utilized and say that elec trlc'ty may be brought Into Pendle ton or used In Echo, Stanfield or Hermiston. Clerks and bookkeepers for the de partment stores will have to roll out of bed a half hour earlier than usual after th's. Since the longer days have come It has been decided that It Is necessary for the stores to open ear lier. In order to accommodate the customers who "nilht wish to make purchasers before going to work. The hours during the most of the winter have been at 7:30 o'clock and some state that It Is unnecessary for them to be any different until the harvest and summer season begins, but this contention has been overrul ed and the stores, except a few that have opened all winter at 7, will be ready for business at the stroke of 7. 1 "SUCCESS" THINKS CANNON IS NERVOUS Xew York. March 1. Discussing the reply made public by Speaker Cannon, the first response from him since various publications live at tacked him. Edward Hlggins, presi dent of the "Success" magazine, said today: "The Speaker must be getting ner vous. What we want is the downfall of Cannonism. He has built up a machine and changed a representa tive government to a despotism, his methods being- based on principles of log rolling, and that rewards go to the faithful. Our purpose Is to stif fen the Insurgent movement and de feat Cannon for re-election to the speakership at tho special session next month." GOVERNMENT 10 fill S8000 STEEL BRIDGE ACROSS UMATILLA IT CAfUSE At the request of Agent A. E. JIc Fat ridge, of the Umatilla reservation, and Congressman Ellis, the United States government is going to con struct a steel bridge across the Uma tilla river at Cnyuse- Tlie sum of $s - I requested the department to con struct the bridge. The bridge asked for is to have a single span 137 feet long. Ti'e bridge will be 20 feet wide and will have a capacity of 25 tons. Stone or concrete abutments will be nnn i,nn .i i.. i. . . . . . . . I .-.. ...is i.ornuj uecn set as ue lor the provided so that there will be no dan bridge by the bureau of Indian af- ger of the bridge being washed away fairs. Presumably a contract for the: during high water, construction of the bridge will be let "Thus far I have received n0 offi soon. Xews of this action was con-lcial communication regarding tho tallied in press dispatches received I neti.n of the ,i.-.i.nrfm.-.r.. ,... i.. . , - - - - ... -. late Miuiniay evening. When questioned by 'phone regard ing the bridge, Major McFatridge said: "At this time there is no bridge at all across the river at Cayuse. One Is needed badly for the accommoda tion of traffic across' the reservation. It Is needed chiefly to accommodate of the report received will doubtless soon receive instructions to advertise for bids for the bridge. Road to Wenalm. In addition to benefiting the farm ers of the reservation the construc tion of n steel br'dge at Cayuse will also accommodate travel to Wen.iha springs. Another plan upon which those who have farms on the north j Major McFatridge is working will al- oi tne river ami haul their wheat across to the warehouse along the railroad. In the past temporary bridges have been constructed at Cayuse for use during the wheat hauling time. The construction of the bridge at Cayuse will greatly benefit the prop erty along the river and believing- this so be appreciated by those who de sire to go to the springs by auto or by team. He is working to have a road opened between Cayuse and Thorn Hollow, on the south side of the river. If this road can be open ed there will then be a through road from Pendleton to Wenaha, on the south side of the river.