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EVENING EDITION WEATHER REPORT. Fair tonight and Wed nesday. Modern printing of all kinds promptly done at the East Oregonlan office. VOL. 22. PEXDLETOj KKCiOX, TUESDAY, MAltCH 2, 1000. XO. 6522 j - i i .1,11 - ttttaMiiaiaMa SPOKANE WIHS ! HER ITE CASE i Says Chicago Record-Herald Interstate Commerce mission Mas Decided. small baby is roiled auve. McGlll, New, March 2 Mrs. A. Vojvnclrh, proprietress of a boarding house, here, saw her child, aged lg months, boiled alive today In a tub of hot wa ter, in which it had fallen. The Infant was pruct'cally dead when taken out. sis wis FOR. BOQDLER Com- DEFEVSTR RESTS r CARMACK MURDER TRIAL GRK.T HTCDUCTIOXS ARE orderied ox freight rati Nashville, Tcnn.. March 2. Attor neys for Col. Cooper, his son Hobln and Jomi D. Sharp, tried for the mur der of Senator Carmack, announced IPifly Cent Per Hundred Is Ilcdiic- today, after Introducing three wit lion Said to Have Keen. Made on nec ,nat tn defense would rest Its I.M. 11..,., I.-..i..l. 1. ....... Ul. I I Tho morning hear ina wn .low.to lent on nun lias and ntmo to the examination of Dr. Thompson tiiiM on Intermediate I Iiisws wno testified regarding Carmack's llangv Between these two Figure movements prior to the shoofng. RrMilt of Two Yearn' 1'lcht TROT SANDS ARRIVING ' IY1H TIPPS IVIITIDII w an.uiiK..i, tr v., ...nrv.. iintibio n.-n-o 'Miii.ra - Washington. D r Mh t, uuy annuumw lis w-cwuhi hi w cruiser Hartford n,l imM Smkane rate ease, sustaining Si, Prafrie. bearing fifteen hmwiro n. Kane in mm principal ciuim Bguiost ir 0rs of the Atlantic fleet who will Xorih.-rn Pacific road. march In the Inauguration parade ..... . - aocKea nere today. A transnnn l iiiHrgiNi in-iii .hm.tii iKiiiiiN 10 -expected from Norfolk tonight with K..IH1 nrti uiijuni, m.ii uiin-Rn-'HHiHr. fij TlUlldred All c-Iummcn or rates from M. I-anl W Thousands of visitor. .... - -'. v null U I Michael W. Coffee Was First of Ruefs boodling Board to Be Convicted. SOLD JITS H'trTE FOR OVERHEAR TROLLEY LINE rlv'ng today. The weather prophets predict clear weather for Thursdav. SMikane liuve been rmic-cd 16 2-3 prr i wnt. ' Silica ill lal reductions, arc made, in niton from Chicago to Spokane. Rates from K)intM east of (liicngti arc not ' ronnldered. The cominlfiloii mi-flalm! 1h rail roads in coiitHH-ti!! witii the m 'jilaliit by KMkanp that tlio rates from fa''rn i-ltkti to Seattle, ami oflier more (lltn lit fiolntx were lew than tliey were from the ra"t to ,fmlntA on ' the raciflc! coast arc controlled by water coinix-tltlon and tliat bJglirr ra(ot to Interior points like Spokane !- RING SCI I KM K OF GANG are not nnwKarlly unlaw mi I OF COl'NTEHFFTIT:RS Chicago. III.. March 2. A.cordlnt to the Kecord-Herald today, the fu- International plot Cn folded by Ar- beit mm rwit of Two Clilcago Photograph orn -Argentina was Government to lie Defrauded Willie Diamond SmiiggliTM Were to I Vlcilmizcd. Chicago. March 2. Followmg a n.ouH Spokane rate case, vh'-:h Iirs bc-en In tho hands of the Interstate commerce commlss'on for two years, has been decided and Is now in Ihe bane's of the pi Inters. The Herald says It Is uni-r;t','J tha decision, which will be given within a rcw days. Is tavoraW to I daring attempt to counterfeit gold Fpokane's contentions and tlm: the and silver certificates of Argentina In commission halds that the trans-con- order to purchase diamonds from ilnental freight rates :o 8p.kane smugglers, I'nlted States secret ser inn. t be reduced between o0 ati-1 6 vice men today are holding Charles cents per hundred pounds, the frrt Orewde and John Koenlg, photo- reduction being on first class articles graphers. They are accused of par and the second on fifth clas.. The re- tlelpatlon In an international plot dnctinns on other classes range t.e-1 through taking photographs of five twei n these figures. Spokane -vii-j and ten pezos notes of the South Am plained of having to pay, In a ma- erlcan Itepubllc and of having plann (oruy of cases, the rate to the Pa- "(1 'to clieat the government and at c!fi" coast plus the local rati from, the Kamc time bunko Argemlna Ula- ihcio back to Spokane, a Men the mond smugglers out of their ill-got- rn . ".ads said was necessa: ' becaut-ej gains. of vater competition. Oiffis Wiih ISroiiglit to Trial, Con- Ylctcd aid Senienml WKhla lAm Tliait a Montli Convicted Man's Wife ami Daughter Wct-p as Sen tence I Pronounced He Wan I'or mcrly Hack Driver and Was Sclw-t- el Hy 'Grafters Ik-au of Sim plicity. San Francisco, March 2. SeveD years In San Qucntin state prison for Michael W, Coffey, the first boodling supervisor of the Infamous grafting board selected by Ituef, to be tried, was the sentence pronounced today hy Judge Dunne. Coffey's wife and daughter wept In court. He accepted a bribe for his votb favoring the overhead trolley fran chise. Coffey was brought to trial, con victed and sentenced in less than a month. He was a former hack driv er and was selected for his simplic ity. It was figured he could be easily handled by the gang. nin nnir hut Bib Milt bill TO J0 i Ira-I ... Penalty of $29,000,000 posed by Judge Land is Not Be Possible. SAVKS GIIIIS LIFE, BIT IS FATA IX Y HURT Chicago, March 2. With a large touring car bearing down upon him at full speed, and seeing that escap for both of them was impossible, Mor ris Brltz last night threw himself in front of the car as he dashed Mis Agnes Sebastian, hw companion out "i oanger. mtiiz, wno Is 19 year old, fas thrown 20 feet by the motor, and when picked up was unconscious. M'ss Sebastian escaped with a few scratches. Britz's ankle was frac tured and he suffered Internal in-i juries which may prove fatal. The owner of the machine, Joseph O'Neill. wa.s arrested, but released upon bond. JC1M.K ANDKItSON REDUCES M M HER OF OFFENSE! Oil Octopus Will be Tried o Thirty Six Different Counts lastcad of Fifteen Hundred as Formerly Government Will be Allowed to In irootice 'testimony Tending to Irove Mure Than This Number of Offense wer0 Conuulttcd. Chicugo, 111., March 2. That th Standard Oil Co. will be fined a little over seven hundred thousand dollars was the tenor of a ruling today by judge Anderson, who definitely decld ed the Standard Is liable to penall zation on thirty-six different counts, Instead of fifteen hundred. The rul lug is In accordance with the motion of Attorney Miller of the defense. Miller's motion that the court or der tee government prosecutors to Introduce no testimony designed to prove more than the 36 offenses was also sustained by Anderson. Inlted States District Attorney Wiliarson in jtreaentlng the govern menfa case, declared he expected to prove lhat. the , ostensible rate of eighteen cents per hundred , pounds given the Standard by the Chicago & Alton road for shipment of oil be tween ChajicJle. 111., and East St LouIh, HI., which was apparently in terstate while the sh'pment In re. ality was interstate. DKACH IIAKGIS' ItOXDKM EN AltE Till ED OF Til Kill JOR Jackson, hy. Mar. 2. The men on the bond of Ileach llargis, charged with the murder of his father, Judge GET A LIFE SENTENCE FOR TI1KIT OF 10 CENTS HOOSEVELT WILL TAKE CHAIR WITH HIM Washington, D. C, March 2. Cherishing a fondness fov the chair he has occupied fr seven years at the head of the cabinet table. House velt today sent a duplicate to the of fice and ordered the olj one sent to Ms home at Oyster bay. All tho pres ident's effects will he removed from the White House by next Friday, when the executive offices will he ready for Taft and his familj. Chicago, March 2 Three hold-up men. accused of the theft of 46 ct-irts, wi-re sentenced to life terms In the perittenttary by a jury In Judk'e Kers- Jame.s llargis, surrendered him t. ten's court todav. This Ihuathltt county offlrecs and he was made possible by the passage of a law two years ago, providing the - taken to tall at Irvine, to await his second trial in April. llargis' recent outbreaks in which he created a reign of turror. arc said to have caused his 'bondsmen to surrender him. The youth recently went to a dance and attempt ed to murder his cousin. vere 'penalty Inflicted Tor highway robbery committed with the aid of a deadly weapon. ItM. ICEMAN Cll Alt(.EI) WITH ROItltlNG PKISONEIt HOLD VP TICKET AGENT . AND ESCAPES WITU $10 Denver, March 2. Masked and armed men held up the ticket agent ai the Gloveville depot of the Denver & Interurban railroad. They secured less than $10, took off the telephone receiver and made good their eS' cape. The agent says they ordered him to open the depot safe, but when he swore he did not know the combl nation they evidently bellved him and left without inflicting violence upoh lrm. FILLS DEAD AFTER STRANGE WARNING TAKES A LONG TRAMP TO CONFESS A THEFT. NEW COOS ROAD WILL SERVE RICH SECTION Marsbrield, Ore., March 2. A dif ficult piece of road building which Is 'now In progress extends to what Is known as the Loon Lake district. When completed It will open up one of the finest ranching localities In southern Oregon. Tho district Is a valley in the Coast range mountains "between the const country and the Umpqiia valley. The soil Is extremely fertile and the place Ideal for dairying, but the dif ficulty for those who live there has been in getting produce out to a market, as the oitiy outlet was n mountain trail from -Coos bay to Klk ton. The new road -xlends from Al legany, on Coos river, and will give the ranchers a good road to market and doubtless cause many others to settle there. In places It has been necessary to blast the road through solid rock and the work has been slow and difficult. Pan Bernardino, Cal., Mar. 2. Sam- ncl Adams, troubled by a conscience that wouldn't let him rest, has tramp ed all the way from San Diego to Red lands to confess a burglary which he committed October 10 last. He said he broke into the English residence at Oak Glen, above Kedlands, and made off with a rifle and a shotgun. New York. March 2 Locked in a cell at his own precinct station was the fate of William Thompson, a New York policeman, who was arrested charged with robbing a prisoner of $72. It is alleged that he took this sum from n Greek dishwasher whom he arrested for disorderly conduct. Thompson ) n U.W m.,n on lnt, f0l.,.e and is married. Woman Lives 10.1 Years. Los Angeles, Mar. 2 Iast n'ght Mrs. Elizabeth Brogett Jones who was born 105 years ago in Oxford, Green county, N. V., died at her country hmne In the San Gabriel valley. She retained her faculties to the last, though for years she has ben confined to her bed. Her mind was a mental register of this country's history. MRS. ISOOSEYKLT IS GIVEN DIAMOND NECKLACE Washington. D. C, March 2. Roosevelt today received his cabinet members and exchanged farewells, expressed their high appreciation of the president. ljiter the president received the diplomatic corps with the ladles of the ambassadors and ministers Mrs. Konsevelt received a necklace of 35 Hoqulam, II ash., March 2. John llnmonds, presented by 2S friends In I Lynch, an employe of the Nlnemire Portland. O., March 2. Seized with a premonition that his death was near at hand, Samuel Miller, for merly an employe of the Model stable left his room at S31, a First street at 2 o'clock yesterday morning, and dragging his faltering feet to the stable at Fifth and Davis streets, said that he was about to die. Then he toppled over dead. Heart failure Is believed to have been the cause of death. Miller worked at the Model stable until a few weeks ago. At 2 o'clock this morning A. V. Worley, 1S4 Ar thur street, the night watchman. heard a rapping on the door and open ing it found Miller on the threshold. Miller cried out that he was ill and that he believed he was about to die. A moment after he had entered the stable office he fell to the floor a corpse. Miller was about 45 years old. Sev eral members of his Tamlly live in Salem. Mrs. Jay Cox, the wife of an employe of the Portland postoffice Is a sister. The body Is at the Dun ning morgue. TWO ARE KILLED: FOURTEEN IN J (.'RED Pitston, Pa., March 2. Two killed, 14 injured, and one mis sing, is the result of a gas ex plosion in a coal mine here to day. Forty-two men were in the vicinity of the explosion at the time, but 35 escaped without serious Injury. MIL COURSE OFFERS PROBLEM PORTLAND MAN SHOOTS HIS WIFE AND SELF Local School People Consider- ing Proposition of Teaching ! Course. Portland. Ore.. March 2. Love crazed, John Carlisle, an expert me- PENDLETON ACADEMY WANTS ENDOWMENT clianlc, today called at tlie boardinir house conducted by his divorced wife, ! Alia. Mm! luv mm uflrwul In tlin way and then committed suicide. The Function of nigh School to entire side of his head was blown away. Tlie woman will recover. She Is the mother of tliree children. Car lisle was angry because she would not return to him. i-rovuie Normal Training, bat Something Must be Done," Says Senator Smith. Public School ' Hoard May Provide Department of Training at Local High School Board Will Meet Tomorrow Evening. Washington, D. C. March 2.- " om 10 .d0. m After a session lasting until midnight L i:."-,n! and resumed at nine this morning, an rLTa " " V6 . . 7 7 agreement was reached by the con- miZ V? ferres on the rivers and harbors p. L" V' "f01 authorltles and proprlatlon bill. Representatives in ctaIonUo0n Cme P the house finally accepted the provls-' r-.. ' , , , Ions for twentv snrvevs eost.n, ' E'p ".ince ,he Mature failed to- RIVER AND HARBORS BILL AGREED UPON hundred thousand, which had been added to the bill by the senate. T CHOOSES NEW OFFICERS provide for the- state normals for the coming two years the subject of a normal course for this city has been under consideration. The question of establishing such a course is being considered by both the public school board and by the trustees of the Pen dleton academy. Though no active steps have yet been taken by the academv nenni it Is known that the board would like sreatly to establish a good normal j course in that school. The question of raising an endofnment for the NO OPPOSITION TO scnooi is under consideration and the CITIZEN'S TTCKFT mVement PromIsel to show much CITIZEN S TICKET 8trength InfluentIa, peop,e . interested in the matter and thpv A. B. McEwen ls Elected Mayor Press the belief that a $100,000 en- Water Commissioner, Recorder and "owment can be secured. But up to Three Members of Council Ateo ior?S 5."' "0t b6e" wonted out and pendine their rnm. Elected-Liccnse Will Be Required pletion the trustees are tak.nJ Tn veiop o he nominal -me ed at a mass meeting some time ago, -J. luueu iv material ze, ana utile inter est was taken In the election. ote cast is very light. SMOTHERED WITH GALLONS OF HOT UREASE this city. OWNERS AND MINERS PREPARE FOR TROI RLE City Bond sale. New Torn, March 2. Tho city of New York today placed on sale $1S, 000,000 of 4 per cent long-time cor porate stock bonds for various mu nicipal purposes. Ifilftl WINS DECISION OVER HILL Salem, Ore., March 2. The Oregon supreme court today gave a dlclslon upholding the claims of the Harrlman Interests In the right of way quarrel waged with Hill over the coast line, north of Tillamook. Under the terms of the agreement tho Faclflo Railroad & Navigation company was to build Its Forest Orove-Tlllamook line up the coast from Tillamook to a point north of Garibaldi point E. E, Lytle, presi dent of that company stated today that construction work had reached the Junct!on point on the disputed right of way and that the decision now en nbles him to continue work and com plete his portion of the new line by fall. The Astoria & Columbia River rail road has its surveys running south fnnn Seaside to Tillamook. These surveys conflicted with the Harrl man line around Garibaldi point. New York. March 2. John Mlt rncn is greatly concerned over the outlook in the anthracite district. Owners and miners are apparently preparing for trouble, though both deny they are anticipating any disagreement. OCEAN GREYIIOCND M.IKES SWIFT PASSAGE Queenstown. March 2. The steam ship Maurctanla todny completed her "Lund to Land," eastward journey across the Atlantic tn four days, 20 hours and seven minutes, averaging 25.23 knots. The shm passed Daunts rock at 9:47 this morning. Packing company, after a m'raeulou. escape from horrible instant death, was fatally burned today when a tank in the slaughter house containing boiling grease exploded on account of tho sudden entrance of cold air, following a break in the tank. His hands and face were covered with hot grease. action, though they Intimate they will c uuy snoniy. Cnoioi nmr,A " l"e local scnool bnnrrl n,. Athena, Ore., March 2. In as quiet subj,ee' of strengthening the normal a c!ty election as was ever held in this ,, ', . n tne nlh school city. a new mayor and other city offi- "p fr nlderatlon. A meet- cers were put Into office today. The " . lu e neia tomor- . aow evenln and tho ...,,,. .. u ouujtVL Will consideration pon the On In. fluentlal The ,. , " ",c ura saia: e It Is not particularly the function The new offlcew are: Mayor, A. tra'nln Vnfl , , , u normal iw . . im.ning ana we cannot hone to mnt . McEwen; water commissioner, the .hn, oU. "op 10 ma" William Winship; recorder, B. B. norma? Jb " , p,BC? r a wmiim . l"e circum. imam sianres arc, mtu Thompklns, A. M. Johnson and S. F. have to be 1 , B " Wilson. if".!,!0 ,b! ?n tards Providing With the exception tnat the new Ieast Z ' C ' ' I"" A! council will probably require a 11- part wav bv nmririin. o cense from all near fieer saloons In of training "for the hirh sehon, " rder to better regulate these places,' , there will be no change in the policy of the city government. The hleh COREMAN board fences in the rear of the drink-; MURDERED FOR MONEY Ing places, to which objection was made by local reformers, have been n y City' 0re-' March 2. John torn down by the proprietors. , Peterson, foreman of the Portland ,lOM") navigation eomn.inv' 200.000 BUSHELS OF OATS FROM ARGENTINA Boston, March 2. What Is said to be the first cargo of oats to arrive at any port in the United States from abroad is carried on the steamship !t. Quentin, which reached here from the tsuenos Ay res, 'mere are 200,000 bushels of the oats ljvered this week in New York. Nei- Kelchie river camp and the vicinity of Tillamook Bay, In Tillamook coun ty, was found murdered todav, four miles south of Bay City. His head was mangled and he was lying on his stomach. His pockets were Inside out and valuables taken. Adolph Norbstrom, a laborer about camp was arrested and broueht u county jan in Tillamook. A wnicn win De rie- hlno(t st.-iin , ... " m iuuna in nts valise and he hail lots fit nmnv ..... i.e .oi..iee nor u.e consignor Peterson's sleeping room was lit- wns known hr n. h. ... is '""in m- "... .. . ' """.oraiiy bespattered with blood. shipped "to order." MRS ALEXANDER'S MOTHER IS SERIOUSLY ILL. ANOTHER TE.MIDR.IHY CALHOUN JUROR WORK TO RESUME ON KLAMATH PROJECT Klamath Falls. Ore.. March 2.- ot. Xo' 7'TX:.Z r.tri'i' 1!J - .siting friends 17 I" :v u""l,r "l ",M,V un lu! "ve. Jlrs. Alexander's mother Mrs Klamath project In a telegram from Ep,,,nger. is serioush- , , t Hot lkT . fni'h; K,nmath Carles Epplnger went over mstn ght atlve to Mashmgton from this of- to b0 at her bedside In the absence of LSI: Mrs. Alexander. i NGTON ITS If S PR A RR INTER A ITER HIDING IN FOREST TWO YEARS St. Petersburg, March 2. August Menandezlt, the principal organizer of the revolt of 19HII-6 In the Baltic provinces, has been arrested at Rigi. Previous to this outbreak, Menandezlt was a schoolmaster. Since 1906 ho has been In biding In the forests. San Francisco. March 2. After a lengthy examination by the prosecu tion and the defense, John T. Cos tello, an insurance man was chosen as the eleventh temporary juror in the Calhoun case. The remainder of to day's session was occupied in an at tempt to make Jury material out of several talesmen who were dismissed under challenge for cause DIPHTHERIA OUTBREAK AT LAKEY1EW CHECKED Lakevlew, Ore., March 2. The re cent outbreak of diphtheria here, which brought death to three of its victims, has been completely check ed. The quarantine of public meet ing places has been raised and condi tions are normal again. ISE ii MIS M Olympla. Wash., March 2.-In the! der to be a unit. By agreement Beach local option fight which was resum ed In the house this morning, the "wets" gained a complete victory, wiping the "drys" off the boards. The reuueeu t to a thousand. This n-n. the first compromise. Next came in an amendment from th.- "drvs" of fering fourth class cities as a unit, PrOvldlnff !) VioJ n wets' victory was so complete it is thousand th "u " "u,",oa 01 probable the whole fight will be ta- Id decisively defeat- ken up again, starting out with the county unit plan as ongtnally con templated in the McMasters bill. The wets sprung a surprise the first thing when Slayden moved the adop tion of the dry majority report of the house public morals committee. The report made cities of the first, sec ond and third class units by themselves. The committee report required a population of . fifteen hundred in or- The drys next compromise was an amendment providing that fourth cla,s cities with a population of TOO should be units. This was defeated. A third compromise was offered by the "drys" to a population of six hun dred. This was also defeated. When the last compromise was of fered Jackson announced that if It was lost he would bring up the old local option fight on the county unit bag's.