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k EVENING EDITION Modern printing of all kinds promptly done at the East Oregonlan office. EVENING EDITION IV 1 , . VOL. 22. PENDLETON, OKEKON, MONDAY, MAHCII 22, liHj ' - xo 63o9 STOLEN BOY ' IS f 'GETS M TARIFF TALK fcwZflK LINES IrtP rnillin Los Angeles. March 22. Lost mp ! r :? r- -.i.. i. , ' II Mi SSSSSS : UK AM , ! T fflUU FIN - , Mark, aged 22, drank carbolic "'" . acid with fatal result. She was L -.- " " - apparently in good spirits when . . 11 i.'L.ivU i Traces of the Kidnapers and Letters, But Still as Myste rious as Ever, PAT CROW E IS EMPLOYED TO HELP RUN THEM DOWN Police Frustrate l'laii for Return of Boy ot Aatahuhi, O. Tlilnl Letter Received By Father of Willie Whlt-i-lu Chicago Man Offers Himself lo hldimjMTH An Hostage Will See Tlmt They Get Ttielr $10,000 JN'twilxrw Issue letter to Kid- IUIH'M. Pontine, 111., March 20. I'at Crowe, the famous reformed kidnaper, left th's cily tllay fur Cleveland to assist In the search for Billle Whltla, kid napped from school at .Sharon, Ta. Crowe, who U employed by the Serif ps-Mcltae newspaper, said: "Kid naping to bo successful must be plan ned to the minutest detail, the. easy time for them to get the ransom has passed." Los Angeles, March 22. Lost In a blinding snow storm rag ing in the Sierra Madre moun tains over the Mojava desert lor foi7i, Cur,u.n A: E, Meuller, the famous aeronaut and five companions who as cended In the balloon "Amer ican" Saturday at Pasadena, are still missing today. It Is feared that they have perished A rescue party Is being organ ized. Lane C. Gilliam, a mining man formerly a resident of Walla Walla Is one of the bal loon party. ' day that a message from Willie Whit la was enclosed In a letter sent by the kidnapers Saturday to Whitla. It reads as follows "Dear Papa: Tell mama not to worry, I will be home with her tomorrow. I am In a house with many trees around it. Am well now." T en i ROTH SIDES AGREE . TO MEET HALE WAY A Tlilnl Iicttcr RceeKed. Sharon, March 22. It Is practical ly certain that a tb'rd letter was re ceived from the Whltla kidnapers to day. It was mailed near Sharon. Members of the state constabulary, dressed In plain clothes, galloped across tho line Into Ohio today, and made a house to house search for the boy. Detective Say Will flay Fair. Cleveland, March 11. Hefore his departure for Sharon today Detective Ward of Philadelphia. Issued tho fol lowing letter to the Whlt!a kidnapers: "The only unfortunate mistake n your affair with Attorney Whltlu was that It was not closed Saturday night to the satisfaction of both parties con cerned. I give you my word this h. true. He waited five hours, whllf the money lay there on the cannon. He has done nothing to endanger you and It was only through an unfortu nate blundT that the Ashtabula po I'ce tried to arrest you. The letter you sent to the liotl was opened at the desk by persons without authori ty. Whltla did his best; ho acted honestly, and will do so again. Try him." The kidnapers had Instructed Whit la to leave the money tn Flatlron park, Ashtabula, and they agreed to deliver his son to him at Smith hotel at 3 o'clock the next morning. The Ashtabula police heard of the plans and went to the park, where the'r presence frightened the kidnapers. Terms Will lie Mutually Arranged Strikers Want Signed Statements from Government Ask to he Taken Back to Work Fear Oral Irnniiv .May h,- rtroken Demand Resignation of I'nder Secretary. Offers to Heroine Hostage. Chicago, March 22. John H. Drake, the former president of a surgical In strument manufacturing concern, to day offered to become hostage to Bll lle Whitla, and announced that he would become the prisoner of the kidnapers If the boy would be re gold and go unarmed to any spot tles cnts. He proposed totako 110,000 In gold and go unarme dto any spot des ignate by the kldnnpers. His propose" -tlon was based on the condition that the hoy's relatives deposit In the bank that amount payable to Drake when the boy was returned. rarls, March 22. The great strike of the employes of the postoffice de partment, which virtually has Isolated Paris and cut off France from com munlcatlon with the outside, jvnrl for the last week, collapsed toaay Tho strike committee decided to call off the employes and made the first move to effect a settlement, virtually suing for peace. The government will meet the committee half way. Representatives of the linemen call ed today upon M. Rarthoti, minister of public works, ostensnbly for the purpose of protesting against tho charges that they had cut the wires but during tho course of the inter view they communicated to the mln Ister the terms upon which the allied associations collectively would re sumo work. There were, first, the resignation of M. Slmpan, under- sec retary of posts and telegraphs; sec ond, that no employe should be dls missed on account of the strike. J ney desired also the assurance that the delegates of the association hereafter should be permitted to lay their grievances directly before the minister of public work. M. Harthou received the deputation In a conciliatory spirit. He said that the government could not discuss the resignation of an official except with parliament, but he gave the delegation the satisfaction it demanded, on other points. Letter From Kidnaped Roy. (Later) It wns learned here to- Parls, March 22. At a general meeting of the representatives of the striking telegraph and postal employ es it W'as today unanimously voted by the strikers to present demands for a written promise that none shall he punished for leaving their positi ons when called on to strike. It was also voted that a demand bo made for the revocation of objectionable orders Issued by under-socretary Slmyan of the postal telegraph. The strikers fear that the government will disregard its promises If not written. HI WTI TO H ZOO ANIMALS Roosevelt Inspects His Quar , ters On Steamer Preparato ry To Leaving. REFUSES TO MEET SCORES OF NEWSPAPER MEN Will Ix-ave Tomorrow on Long Voy age Visits Outlook Office mid Talks Husiness With His Brother-Iii-IjIUV Says Goodbye to the Old Nurse of the Roosevelt Children Has Quarters on the Steamer Ham burgIs accomiMiiilfd to New Y'ork liy Sou Hermit and Daughter. Debate on Payne Tariff Began This Morning in the House. DEMOCRATS GETTING READY FOR THE LONG RATTLE Rill Contains Many Perplexing State inents Champ Clark says It Lies Like o Chinese Puzzle Some Think it is Reduction Upwards Instead of Downwards House Will Meet Dally at Eleven O'clock Cannon Selorts Olmstcad SMaker Many Defenders Coming to Capitol. New York, March 22. Roosevelt, Washington, March 22. The gal lils gm Kermit, and daughter Ethel, i lories of the house were crowded to arrived in this city today from Oys-j(Jay by ,,eI.8(ms attracted by the an ter Hay to Inspect the Roosevelt quar- .. , , , , ' nouncement tat the open he cen ter on the steamship Hamburg on 1 -"'"B fcr" which they sail with a party tomor-,l,al debate on th Payne tariff bill row. Roosevelt spent a part of tho 'would occur this forenoon. Many day at the offices of the Outlook, and democrats have been men. for waiting years for tho opportunity now pre sented to discuss the tariff. A ran- linn tt T t !. Dni'im New ork. March 22. They were! ... . ' . . . ... ' . . .. L, , ., vlding that the house meet daily at met at the Ferry by Mrs. Robinson , , . . . , ., ,,, ' T, , J eleven o clock was adopted, then the with an automob le. Roosevelt first housp went committee of the sited Mrs. Mcintosh who for many whoJc a , , b CannQn years was a nurse to all of the(psi d OImstead of PennsvIva. too velt children. After bidding her, nia flg kpr dur a . w.c uw,LC "--, payne was chcere(, wnen ne arose t0 ouuook, anil spent some lime Iran sactlng financial business with Doug las Robinson, his brother-in-law. COLONIST TRAVEL i ; E begin his speech explaining the meas ure, and to urge Its passage. The Rill a Chinese Puzzle. Certain vague provisions of the Payne tariff bill, to which at first lit tle attention was paid, now loom up, ua tin an iruuj tail uiiumuiilU them, b. forces that will work for I higher protection. A good many folks have about I reached the conviction that the bill. . I Instead of being a revision downward, 1 1. 'he Dlngley law In disguise. Colonist travel to Oregon from the1 When the Payne bill was born at- east continues to outdo the movement tfntlon centered of course on the of the corresponding period of last, rates of duty. Many of these were year. Figures for the second week uf.eut f:oni 25 to 75 per cent, and so March, Just compiled by the Harri-'"'' hill made a favorable impression. man lines, show that 1750 newcomer!- '"ce then, study given to some corn- arrived on one-way tickets over the phea'cil provisions In the sections (). R. & X. lines. In connection with' near tho end of the bill has produced the Un'on Pacific. Last vear for the'3 change of mind In those who same period the number was 1 105. 1 thought they understood the nualifi Of this number, 2S1 tickets were for rations imposed by these sections. A points south of Portland and the re-" "umber of members who have dip- malnder were distributed In Port- ppd ",to tn? supplementary sections and and the surrounding territory. I ar C"uPing I" a tog and have no The spring of 1!)07 had the record for Pini"" except that they do not like colonist travel up to this year, when!'"0 1,,nks of thlfc"s. the O. R. & X. broucht In 1545 dm-intr1 champ Clark, the stalwart leader the second week of March. The fig-10' ,he dPmo"ats in the house, sums ures above, !t will be seen, exceed!"1' 11 , nl" tho hcavv travnl nf ttin Trlnt j j r, , . miring the first week of March the!1', ,"e ''ualc' travpl ns sllirhllv !...- i'v.i r.i- tho ""'".u ' ui a uihi inouuccrs she packed her trunk for her journey. She had been visiting the home of her brotht-r-ln-law, Professor J. G. Swetland, a member of the faculty of Ever ett high school, and had pre pared the graduation gown for her younger sister, and Intend V ed to take It home. Rumors of Electric Lines Galore From Walla Walla Southward. GILBERT HUNT SAY'S LINE WILL BE BUILT STARTS ON AITO RACE ACROSS CONTINENT, Reports Say Both the O.TX.& X. and Northern Pacific Want Electric Xew York, March 22 George Mil ler, driving a Thomas "Pathflnding car" from Xew York to Seattle, left the city hall at noon today, bearing a message from Mayor McClellan to the mayor of Seattle. T I Lines Through Umatilla County Gilbert Hunt Says 'Washington & Oregon Company Still Lives Pro poses to Build and Has tlie Money. COLON ERERHARD OF JOSEPH WILL SUCCEED ROBERTS trie lines La Grande Receiver Is Y'onng Attor ney of Wallowa County Known by Some Persons Ilert? Is Highly In a phone Interview this after noon Gilbert Hunt, former mayor of Walla Walla, and one of the most prominent men Identified with the proposed Pendleton-Walla Walla !n terurban line, made the following statement to the East Oregonlan: "As 1 have just returned from a trip to the Hawaiian islands I am not thoroughly Informed as to what has been done lately with regards to elec-- But the Washington and Oregon company Is still In existence and It fully intends to build a line from Walla Walla to Pendleton. It is the intention to build the line In the time required under the terms of Spoken Of Has Been Keeping Ills the franchise granted by the city of Candidacy Quiet Probably Be' Pendleton. ,. ,, , . . I ' "The financing of the interurban I'liiiflHniiul n ffemu H J I lion Ta ' v,,....,.... Ul " lne was sIower tnan was anticipated. i loseu. Washington, D. C, March 22. Colon Eberhard of Joseph, Oregon, was today appointed receiver of .-tin La Grande land office, to succeed A. A. Roberts, resigned. ! Phorhnril la a -Aiiniy QttArnAv nf ' Joseph, having come up from the Willamette valley and located in that city about five years ago, according to Jerome Fre'dman of the Alexan- In the observation that "the blamed thing is as crooker as a second week. .IITI.E NEW LIGHT ON CALIFORNIA PRIMARY FIGHT Palo Alto, Calif., "Some men nro born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them." Attorney Dan P. Stnytlie, captain of company L, O. N. G., secretary of the county wool growers' association, sec retary of the slate association of the same name, and secretary and mem ber of the state board of heep com missioners, Is wondering into which of the latter two classes he Is to be put. In addition to tho titles mentioned above, It now seems probnblo that he Is a candidate for the title of "collec tor of wild animals and patron of zoo. ologleal gardens." One admirer would also bestow upou him the title of dispenser of the skins of wild an imals." Through the fame which has come to him by reason of his achievements or by the glory which has been thrust upon him by his follow?, It has tran sited that his name Is becoming known beyond the borders of his nn tlve slate of Oregon yea, even unto the uttermost confines of the United States. It therefore, happens that each Incoming train brings to him letters on diverse topl?s from stllll a let to go more diverse persons. A few days ngo he received ter from a man who wanted Into the business of making rugs and who des'red to enlist tile Pendleton attorney in his cause. He particular ly desired to prepare rugs from the skins of wild animals and casually mentioned that the conts of bear nnd coyotes would be very acceptable. Iltit a letter received this morning from the keeper of a zoo ,'n a park In one of the larger const cities, capped the climax thus far. This let ter declared the number of nn'mals In the zoo had been rather sadly dimln- March 22. Des Ignatlng the recent action of the state wnPn (h McK,,e o n n n . . n .i 1 ' .1 i ,i ,i 1 1 .- . . i . . . . 1 1 I ' i-vti,l' ,,r iiinvuuui-l'llK CI 1 1 IX it 1 1 III- frlngement," on his rights and priv ileges, Senator Marshall Black, whoso Illness prevented a break In the di et primary deadlock, today sent a lengthy telegram to Lieut, Governor orter, clearing up the situation so far as he is concerned. Tho tele gram says: "I beg to Inform you, and through you the senate, that I egard the resolution adopted Satur- in reierence to my absence as courteous and an Infringement on my privileges, and rights as a sena tor and a citizen. I therefore decline see persons sent here under this esolutlon." Dr. Black, who is at tending his brother, says his patient will not he able t go to Sacramento to vote before a week. TAIT SELECTS .MAN TO PROSECUTE NEWSPAPERS Washington. March 22. Taft to day nominated Charles W. Miller as United States district attorney for In diana to succeed Attorney Keallnir. who recently resigned, rather than prosecute the publishers of the Xew j oi k iiiiriii ami inuianapoiis News, a connection with the libel su't grow ing out of the controversy over the purchase of the Panama canal prop erty. are swarming into Washington to learn where they stand and to demand that the puzzling provisions be made clear. Payne declared that the great ma jority of people favor the protection of American Industries. Said that bill was passed there was too much revenue, that the Wilson bill was like a kaleidoscope, giving protection and free trade In spots, and said tho Dlngley hill was the "primal cause of wonderful growth of Industries of the United States. Said that the postal deficit was the result of Increased rural serv ice and that modern conditions de mand a maximum and minimum tar iff. Payne said that the t'me was ripe and that the country needs a protect tlve measure nnd revenue producer, lie produced figures show'ng that un der the Dlngley bill the entire revenue from July 1. 1897. to March 16. of this year was 6,55S,220,36I, and expen ditures $6.4S,t.64.S5ti, not Including receipts and expenditures of the post- office department. Said if the postal deficit was el'ml tinted there would be shown n surplus of $74,555,408. besides fifty million siient on the Panama canal. But the road will be financed. As to just when construction work will be undertaken I am not in position to say. But a meeting is to be held w-ithln a few days and it is the inten tion to get "busy." Regarding the rumors of Interur ban lines to be constructed by com panies other than the one in which he Is interested, Mr. Hunt said he generally placed little credence in such rumors until something was ac tually undertaken. "But the more der department store, who Is well ac-, roads the better,' 'declared he. Fur quainted with him. He is also known, thermore he firmly predicted that a to Judge S. A. Lowell of this ojty and line from Pendleton to Walla Walla both men declare that he is a young, will be constructed within & short man of ability and well likid. Hisjtime. appointment therefore probably will' Many Lines Proposed, prove a popular one, though he is! The following special storv from little known outside of his own party Walla Walla to the Oregon Journal and his candidacy was not known at tells of the numerous rumors of elec al. trie lines from Walla Walla to this He was a candidate for the repub- city: lican nomination for representative in. Walla Walla, Marcn 20. Develop the last primary election and has been ' ments in traction lines are coming so serving as deputy prosecuting attor-' thick and fast this spring in the Wal ney for the district comprising Union ' a Walla valley that it is hard to tell and Wallowa counties. jU8t what the status of affairs is at His appointment will no doubt be present. The latest development is, immediately confirmed as the land however, the transfer of the Walla office at La Grande has been closed Walla & Columbia Traction company since the resignation of Roberts, sev- from the company of farmers to east eral days ago, pending the appoint- ern capitalists, with whom a deal was ment of a receiver. It Is not intimat- niade yesterday, whereby all the stock ed how soon the office will again be and right of way was taken over, open for bus'ness. , rjr. X. G. Blalock. president of the i fanners' company, consummated the GOVERNOR ASKS FOR deal, and vesterdav afternoon mithor. TWO OF OREGON'S GUNS ized the statement that the road had I changed hands and would be hereaf- Salem, March 22. In a letter, ad-j ter owned by the capitalists, whose dressed to secretary Von L Meyer, ! names, he says, he is not at liberty to of the navy department, Governor j give the pubIfc at present. The prop Benson today requested that two of ertv pf tne compay c0n5;Pts mostly x .i- .... 1 1 n ii su3 or wie oauie-,of rignt pf way deedgi whic have sh p Oregon, which Is being dismant- beeI1 pranted freelv by all of whom led at Bremerton, be presented to Or-'tlley were askeil egon. The notation for the guns was The rpai, as ; t ,annj,a started by the Salem board of trade, j tne new conlpnnVi will run from Pay ,, , , ,, , . 'ton to Wallula, with head off'ces and Alois Burgstaller, he famous Wag- ,n Waa Wa Th ff;.'?'; Mu:,k',,f n;V WeJ cla,ms to hve the backing hi, nf ,n y .Mrs. A. Philip Hexamer of ,5,o00,000 of real money, and Its of Plalnfleld, X. Y when she Is di-i J vorced. (Continued on Page Five.) Ished nnd asked the co-operation of' SUPREME COURT DECIDES Mr. Smythe in Its replenishment. It said tlrat since he was In the business of exterminating predatory wild ani mals lie should be In n position to render the city, the park, the zoo nnd incidentally the public at large, a very valuable service. The nnlmnls particularly desired were cougar, badgers, wolves, foxes, pheasants, prairie dogs, moose nnd goats of both sexes. Female elk and deer were also especially desired, while any other specimens of either op both sexes would he acceptable. Smythe Is wonlWlng, "what next?"' MISSOURI-KANSAS BOUNDARY Washington, March 22. The Unit ed states Supreme court in an opinion written by Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes today decided the Missouri Kansas boundary line dispute in fa vor of Kansas, ending the long con troversy relative to (loose Island In the Missouri river near Kansas City. Prince von Radolin, German am bassador to Paris, has been decorated with the grand cordon of the Legion of Honor. Nations Object to Culm Rates. Washington. March 22. That the Payne tariff bill would bring a great International tariff war if enacted, because of the section which contin ues in operation in the Cuban rec iprocity treaty, is one of the argu ments that is being made against the measure. It is urged that foreign countries which would otherwise agree to give the United States the .benefit of their most favored nation clause in return for a minimum scale of duties provided for in the Payne bill will contend that the Cuban rec iprocity provision Is the most favor ed nation clause of the American tariff and therefore refuse to enter into a low tariff agreement with this count rj-. CHARLES H. CARTER FOB FEDERAL JUDGE Friends of Attorney Charles H.iCar-i est one," declared one prominent la ter of thic c'ty, have started a eam-l00' republican this morning. i it is ncginning to De conceded in local political circles that Charles W. Safe Cracker in Iowa. Pes Moines, March 22. Robbers blew open the vault of the National bank at Imogene today, nnd escaped witli $ in, OOrt. paign to land him In the federal judgeship, recently created. While insisting he will make no effort to se cure the place, Mr. Carter has signi fied his wlirngness to accept the po sition if it is offered him. While Mr. Carter Is democrat, he Is not an "offensive partisan." and Is in the same class politically as are Dickenson and McVey. recently ap pointed to positions In the cabinet by President Taft, according to Col Will Moore, president of the Com mercial association, and Attorney Will m. i cierson, cnn.'rman ot tne demo cratic county central commit o. who are largely responsible for the launch ing of the Carter boom. nut In case he becomes an active campaign. Mr. Carter's support would not be confined to the democrats alone. He would receive the unquali fied endorsement of lawyers and men in both parties, say his friends. "They can go n long way nnd never f nd a better qualified man nor a more hon-Jan. Fulton will not be able to land the posit'on. This was made practically certain in a special dispatch from Washington to the Sunday Oregonian in which it was said that Taft had signified his '.Mention of appointing a men recommended by the Oregon senators. As neither Bourne nor Chamberlain will recommend Fulton his chances are considered ns killed. In this event it Is declared that Ful ton's large following in Umat'llu. county In particular and In eastern Oregon In general, would much rath er sec Carter appointed than shiik members of their own party. It is a'o argued that the judgeship should be given to nn eastern Oregon man. Carter's ability is unquest .n ed. The only objection that can be offered is his polities, and many lo cal attorneys in both parties declare this should not be considered, holding "'"ft tho office should be non-part''1- ' ' Jw.. , : '