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EVENING EDITIOli WKATHF.R REPORT. Fair tonight and Wed nesday. Modern printing of all kinds promptly .done at the East Oregonlan office. VOL. 22. PENDLETON, OltEUOX, TUESDAY, JUNE 8, 1900. NO. 6G03 m iimi mum it ii i iin imhmi iiiiiiliniiilTiiili.-l.i Jf ITYTa FrTrk -' ' " " TT r- -ii m t - i i . n 1 HIE! East to Join With Coast Cities in War Against Terminal Rate Decision. I'M SCO MAX IS l.IXIXG I I' COMMERCIAL KOD1ES Huh Visited nil tin- Larger Cities of East and lias Received Assurance of Siipixirt Will Hit Atlantic us Well n.H Pacific Const Cities Argue That Chicago Will Ih-comc Great Distributing City Say That She Will Absorb all tho Iliisliu Be tween Hudson and Sacramento. i $ aitli :s Ol '1 I ( !: US ARRESTED FOR TJIEIT Yokohama, June 8. Two officers and several t-nllntcd men of the American-Pacific fleet were arrested today and placed on the flagship Charleston to await court martial for the alleged theft of guu fittings and other eouliiment from the -cruiser Denver. It Is charged they sold it to Japanese second hand dealers. FUG If SUM Washington, June 8. Assurance that he will have the support of east ern cities in the fight against the pro posal of tho inland railroads to es tablish now rates, and destroy the ad vantage of water competition enjoyed by the Atlnntlc and Pacific ports, was received today by William R. Wheeler traffic manager of the Han Francisco merchants exchange, who appeared before the Interstate commission t present his arguments. When the full significance of the Spokane rate decision dawned upon tho Pacific coast terminal cities Wheeler was sent to Washington to fight against the extinction of their distributing ntiHrness. Since his arrivnl In the east Wheel er has vhdted Boston. New YSrlt. Philadelphia,- Paltltnore and pointed out to the commercial organizations that they are as vitally Interested In the matter as the Pacific coast cities. Today Wheeler received word from representatives of these cities that they would lie on hand tomorrow to assist him. Its the contention of the terminal citte thnt under the pro- posed change in rates, Chicago will be able to absorb all the distributing bus iness from the banks of the Hudson river to the bnnks of the Sacramento river. 1XTI :rxatioxal tisoi iii.i; IS NARROWLY AVERTED Manager of Concessions Acts on His Own Authority Officials Think That Hag Should not b. Pound Older American Play: Japanese Protest mid Trouble Narrowly Averted Flag May lie Replaced. AUTO ACCIDENT FATAL TO FOUR Machine Topples Over on Making a Turn and Five Are Plunged Into River, ;iul thought to have died from fright Is Pound Scaled ("V'-hl In Machine by Pt-cwcri Other ISoillcs Have not Poi-n Recovered Though Search Continued All Xlghl Accident Pue ( Pact That Ilrakcs Refuse to Work at Critical Time Chauffeur tile Only Mcn:ber of Parly to Es-capc. Seattle, June 5. Internationr.l com plications involving the Japanese fleet now In the harbor, were narrowly averted at the exposition last nlglit, when the officer of the fleet demand ed that Manager Ulnchart of the Jin ricksha conei sslon haul down the Japanese flag floating over the booth where the rickshas are rented. The officer protested because the Japanese flag was under the Ameri can flag. Rlnehart took no chances with International law and pulled the flag down. ' It developed that the Jap officer was acting on his own Incllnatlve in claiming thnt his flag had beet) In sulted, and "that only averted trouble fiom the Japanese sailors who were visiting the fair. Ulnchart read the International law, and discovered that when ships nre visiting a foreign port that lhelr flag shall fly beneath ths flag of the "home country. Rinehart may replace rthe flag. NARROW ESCAPE FROM I'I UK AT THE E.lOSITION Seattle, June 8. Twenty-five addi tional firemen were assigned to th exposition fire irtation and extra en gines and hose wagons were. Installed today because of the narrow escape yesterday of a dangerous conflagra tion on the grounds, when a blaze in the woods outside of the enclosure threatened to get lire to tho magazine building, where two tons of fireworks were stored. It burned within 30 feet of the structure before It was extinguished. 1IARRIMAX MARKS 'TRIP FOR SECRETARY'S HEALTH wickersiiam talks to college graduates South Bethlehem. Pa., June 8. Attorney General Wlckersham today delivered the annual alumni address at the Lehigh university In the pres ence of several hundred students and cltixons. "Mr. Wlckersham deplored the modem tendency of specialization In a college course and advocated a thorough general education, even for those who are preparing for a tech nical profession. He gave as his opinion thnt diversified, broad colle giate courses were more valuable In national life than a narrowing spe cialization. Tie favored the extension of the elective system in American colleges. Saeratm-nto, Calif.. June S. That pretty Julia iHingnn, one of the four victims in the automobile disaster at Knight's landing, 35 miles north of this city, died from the shock after the auto had turned owr and was rushing into the river last night. Is the opinion of the boys who helped to recover the 'bodies. She was seated upright In the car, her features distorted by an awful fear. Physicians stated that the girl died from fright. The other bodies have not been found. The editor of the Woodland mail, whose wife, and three women relatives were victims worked all night with divers trying to locate their bodies. Joseph Armstrong, a mail carrier who acted as the chauf feur for the 111 fated party is not blamed. He discovered that the brakes were Jammed and reversed but the machine failed to respond when he tried to prevent it plunging Into the river. The party started from Woodland last night on a pleasure Trip nnfl ar rived here at 9:30 o'clock. While at tempting to turn his car on the levee rotid, which runs on the bank of the river, Armstrong lost control of his steering apparatus and the machine was overturned and rolled into the water. All five passengers were flung free of the automobile Into the river, The women were dragged down by the weight of their clothing, but Armstrong seized a boat moored near by and crawled aboard- . VOTERS ELECT i SIMONMAYOR Receives Less Than One Third of Registered Vote of His Party in Portland. NEW CHARTER DECISIVELY DEFEATED RY VOTERS I'Mcnty Tlioie-and VotiTs Fail to (Jo to Polls Ycslcrilay-r-Sinion's Plu rality Will Xot Exceed I.VMt Mini Icy. Democrat. Is Second in .Mayor alty Race, Polling 05 Per Cent of Vote of His Party Roth Liquor Amendments Are Lost- Voters RatiTy the llroaduny and Madison PrldKc Projects. Portland, June 8. Twenty thou sand Voters failed to- go to the polls yesterday, with the result that Si-m.-.n was f lected mayor of Portland by a plurality not exceeding 4500. "With nine precincts missing, all on the East Side, Simon's vote was 7S54; Munley, democrat, was second with 3X30; Alhee, independent, third with J 170. Simon received less than one-third of the registered vote of his party. Munley received about 63 per cent of the democratic vote. The new charier was decisively de feated, and the McKenna excise amendment and the Gothenberg amendment were also lost. By a ma jority or 2 to 1 the voters ratified the Proadway bridge project. The Madi s in streit bridge will be constructed ac the. present site as against the Market street site. 4The entire republican ticket was elected. IXDIAXA" AND "XEW YORK"' RREAK RALLOOX RECORD PAWXS WOODEX LEG FOR F.OOZE Vancouver, Wash., June 8. Pecause Richard Williams of Oakland, Cal., pawned his wooden leg for a flask of whisky he was ordered de ported. He reached Vancouver 10 days ago and got drunk. When he was taken to the po lice station Williams forgot what became of his wooden leg, it being missing. Since it has been learned he fawned it for liquor. I WOULD IMPEACH STAO WITNESS Heirs Who Are Last Young Will ing Their Inning, Contesting Now Hav- i TED L IS ii SHD DIETRICH TRACT OVERDRAWN IT'LLY FIVE TIMES TODAY TP.Y TO CATCH OTHER SIDE IX ISOLD MISSTATEMENTS WALLA WALLA MAN TO FISH London, June 8. Not for his own sake, but for the hearth of Alexan der Miller, 'his secretary, Harrlman took tho trip to Europe, according to a story ho told the ncw.ipaper report- ers here today. He says lho was sick the first few hours of ithe voyage .across tho wean. ;I!AU AIIAN EXiniUT BELAYED IN TRANSIT Seattle, June 8. For the first time the doors of tHo Hawaiian bnTltllng at the exposition were opened to the public today. The exhibits wro de layed owing to tho late arrival of the United States transport Dlxnn on which they were ehlpped. SPRECRLKS DON'T WANT ACTRESS DAI'(IIITER-1X-LAW New YorX, June 8. Miss Mary Case, whose engagement to Claus Spreckles, son of John Spreckles, the multimillionaire of San Francisco, was broken by her because Claus father wouldn't have a daughter-in-law who Is on the stage, started today to vis It her mother In Portland. Young Spreckles In here with his father. MILITIA BREAKS CAMP AT MTliOrD, CAL. McCloud, Ca June 8. The dan ger of trouble at McCloud, where the lumbermen strwek, Is past anfl tthe later acknowledged that he knew he W. J. McKay, proprietor of a laun dry In Walla Walla is now a "sad der and a wiser" fisherman. Because he did not have a fishing license with him last Sunday when tie went fish ing In the north fork of the Walla Walla river, in this county, he has had to pay out the sum of $30. Mr. Mc Key was "captured" last Sunday 'by Oame Warden O. F. Turner who went up Into that part of the coanty es pecially to meet such gentlemen as he. Mr. McKey was tried before Jus tice Chllders at Milton and was fined $25, the mlnmum fine under the law. The other $5 he paid for a fishing li cense, that sum being charged out- oMhe-state sportsmen who fish In this counfy. According to Deputy Turner the: Walla Walla man professed Ignorance of the law when first arrested, but state militia Is breaking camp.. MUD MEN li 0. A. 1 1 HUE NO. 199 IS HOODOOED should have had a license. Other arrests will be made short ly, according to Deputy Turner, unless those who fish are careful to secure licenses before they start forth. Indianapolis, June 8. The Ralloon "Indiana", landed nt Dickson, Tcnn., at 6 Monday niyht winning the Am erican cnduraiKV record. It lioinfr al oft for 19 hours. Tly previous record was forty hours. She started Satur day at Indiiinaixilis. The balloon "Xcw York" won the distance race, traveling 100 miles. It landed nt Cor- filth, Mass, FARMERS WILL ERECT WAREHOS E A string of farmers' co-operative warehouses are to be operated in Umatilla county, the corporation for their erection and operation having been formed this afternoon in the of fice of Raley, Richards & Raley. For the present, four warehouses are to be constructed, one each at Helix, Stanton, Vansycle and Ring stations. The corporation is to be known as the Farmers Union Warehouse com pany and was organized with a capi tal stock of $20,000. The Incorpora tors are C. C. Conner, Eugene McCul- ley, F. M. Bensen, G. E. Reese, and J. H. Day. These men are all members of the Helix branch of the Farmers Educa tional and Co-operative union of Am erica and the formation of this cor poration and the erection of this string of warehouses Is the direct re sult of tho formation of the Helix union. (J HEAT NORTIIERX mtANCH WEN ATC1 1 EE IX) OROVILLE With her participation In another wreck the belief that O. R. & N. en gine No. 199 Is hoodooed has been greatly strengthened. Four wrecks in less than throe years the big engine has been in service Is the-record of her fate, tho last one being the de railment near Telocaset last Saturday morning, when No. 6 went Into the ditch. It is said that many of tho engine men are firmly convinced that the en gine Is hoodooed, and that they do not like to take her out, but under the pooling system they are compelled to do so. Aside from the four Impor tant wrecks or derailments In which she has figured there have been nu merous lesser accidents and she has been a frequent visitor to the engine hospitals. For one thing, there seems to have been a mechanical fault In the en gine's original construction, but what chanlcal force has ben unable to de termine. Englnemen say she Is the roughest riding locomotive on the division, and that ehe has an extreme lateral mo tion when running. Though she had frequently been sent to tho car shops for repairs prior to that time, the first big accident In which she figured was the Cayuso wreck April 10, two years ago. Four men were killed and an equal num ber Injured. Engineer Schilke was among the latter, having one leg broken, ono foot crushed and sustain ing other injuries. His fireman, George McFatrldge, was Instantly killed, being carried to the bottom of the river by the engine, his body not being recovered for several days. Another bad wreck which Occured near here and In which the Ill-fated locomotive figured was the derail ment at the Birch creek Junction of Olympla, Wash., June 8. The Cirent Northern railway has filed with the secretary of state a certificate stating that its directors have passed a. resolution ordering the construction and operation of a branch to begin near Wenatchce and thence go In a northerly and northeasterly direction along the Columbia river through tho counties of Chelan and Douglas to tha Junction of the Okanogan and Colum bia rivers, and then along the Okan ogan to connect with the present Great Northern branch at Oroville. It will bo 135 miles long and tap a rich section of eastern Washington. TILLMAN RAYS RRYAN HAS NO RIGHT TO DICTATE Washington, June 8. United States Senators Tillman and Simmons and a number of other democrats declared In the senate today' that Bryan had no right tp dictate to them. Tho statements were made In connection this Is or how to remedy it the mo- year ago, with Brvan's attack nnnn Ihnm In fho the rilot Rock road a little over a Commoner for supporting the lumber I tax. ;iUL KILLS SWEETHEART BECAUSE HE WONT MARRY Anbunn, Cal., June 8. Joe Armes, a young man of this place, was shot and killed last night by Miss Alma Bell, a girt of his own age. The shoot Ing took place on a highway west of this city. The girl was found today hidden In the brush near the scene. When brought to the county Jail she confessed she had killed Armes be cause he refused to marry her. Have Begun Their Task of Trying to Irovo That Latest Will is a For gery Attack Statements of Mrs. Stacey and That of S. V. Knox Doth These Witnesses Had Sworn They Saw the Last Will Signed Other Side Would Prove Wrons Dates and Also Attack their Char- J acter. Fifty Thousand-Aci-c Tract In Idaho ! Opened to Public Entry Today j Sensation is following fast on sen Rcclaimcd Under Carey Act Ap- ( sation In the Warner-Young will con plications on File Call for Total of troversy and from present Indications 2.1.000 Acres All Parts of Coun- the hearing now in progress is to try Represented. i make all former hearings and trials in connection with this case pale to- Shoshone, Idaho, June 8 Re- insignificance. The heirs who are nntoctino. t V. t ier oiuj .tn - claimed under the Carey act, the I 'I L," , ,nn n f, naving their inning and the attornevs drawing of 50,000 acres of lands In for their side have entered Into the the Dietrich tract, lying along the task of proving the will a forgery, railroad east of here, Is In progress 1 In face of the fact that Mrs. Delia today under the auspices of the state Stacey swore that she witnessed her land board. Applications to file on : father make his mark on the will and 225,000 acres were received from all 6&" In Jim Young's hardware store parts of the country, the majority In Weston, Nov. 21, 1893, and In spltr being from the Pacific northwest. of the fact that S. V. Knox swore that At noon 8000 acres had been filed h signed the will in Young's store on. The lot sales aggregating $90,000 on that date, the other side this morn have been made so far. ; '"g produced a bill of sale, showing j that Young did npt buy the store tin- HEXEY'S DODY GUARD lil In December of that year. They DROPS HIS REVOLVER aIs0 placed George Staggs on the stand j who swore that he did not sell the San Francisco, June 8. A heavy store to Young until in December of Colts revolver that dropped from the tnat 'ear- pocket of Jack McCarthy, one of He- As a further move In the Imreaeh- ney's body guards, fell among the at- ment of the testimony of these two torneys and created a sensation in star witnesses other witnesses are be. the Calhoun trial today. McCarthy in& placed in the stand to testify as to sprang to regain the weapon and the the B?neral reputation of Knox and lawyers leaped to their feet. Mc-, XIrs- Stacey, as to truth, veracity and Carthy mumbled an apology, resumed nonesty. his seat and proceedings continued. I "hile on the stand yesterday after Samuel F. Scott, a detective formerly noon JIrs- s- c- Purcell swore that employed by special agent Burns was Knx had stolen her chickens and called to the stand, and for two hours Mr8, - T- Douglass and James Ash Attorney Moore, for Calhoun, tried to wotfh swore that Knox had forged a confuse him, and to impeach his tes- note an that his reputation for hon tlmony. esty, truth and veracity was bad. . Chance Turner also corroborated the HATTERS WIN IN testimony of the other witnesses as FIVE MONTHS STRIKE t0 Knx's reputation for truth and veracity, while DuPuis told of having Danburry, Conn., June 8. A strike cauSnt Knox In the act of stealing of the United Hatters ended today In wood from tne shoemaker. Connecticut, Massachusetts and New ! H Getchell, formerly city mar Jersey the strikers winning a complete 8nal of Weston, but now living at La Victory. The strike was cnllpri nff Grande, was also placed on the Btnnd when 17 of the 22 factories against ! He not onlv swore that Knox's repu whlch the strike was declared five tatIn fls to truth and veracity was months ago signed an agreement with ( Daa- Dut declared he had caught him the executive board of the union. FORTY-FIVE TAKE LAW EXAMINATIONS IN SALEM Salem, June 8. The largest class of applicants that ever appeared to be admitted to the Oregon bar are taking the examination today before the supreme court here. They num ber forty-five, of which are two wo men, Miss Wlllda Buckman of Port-, he did not believe the hardware mer stealing Jones' wood and Pauley's chickens. He also declared that Mrs. Delia Stacey was a notorious charac ter In La Grande. Mrs. Douglass also volunteered the statement on the stand that J. W. Young had told her that Knox was a rascal and advised her not to let him have anything to do with drawing up some papers. Getchell also declared that Young had no use for Knox, and land, and Miss Manche Langley of f orest urove. MANY LIVES LOST IN SPANISH STORMS Madrid, June 8. A score of lives were lost, and an Immense amount of property was damaged by the storm n the districts of Durango, Arratla and LaSlerre, Sunday, according to delayed reports. TWO DEAD FROM ITALIAN RIOT WITH THE POLICE Martinez, Cal., June 8. One man Is dead and one fatally Injured fol lowing a riot between a band of Ital ians and the police. John Flguerroa Is dead and Constable Palmer, who stopped a riot at a recent Italian pic nic, is wounded. The Italians swore vengeance and attacked Palmer Sun day night. In the fight which fol lowed Flguerroa was killed. Nine have been arrested. CHARITIES-CORRECTION DELEGATES IN BUFFALO Buffalo, N. Y., June 8 The Pa cific coast delegates to the National Conference of Charities and Correc tion, which opens tomorrow, are ar riving on every train. Fred Gelnger, one of the well known ranchers In the Pilot Rock country was in Pendleton yesterday and on his return home was accom panied by Miss Estella Keys who will visit his daughter for a few days. chant would have permitted Knox to have signed his will as a witness. NATIVE SON DEFAULTER DONS PRISON STRIPES San Francisco, June 8. Charles Turner,' the defaulting secretary of the native sons of the golden west is today in prison stripes, and has start ed serving a three year term aa a convict at San Quentin. Mrs. F. Moses has gone to Portland, where she will meet her brother, Samuel Fllesher of California. To gether they will see the rose carnival and later will go to Seattle for the exposition. ONE HUNDRED FOB li MS WANTED 0. 0. K. K. con For the ceremonial session of the "Dokies," to be held here during the session of the Knights of Pythias grand lodge, a class of 100 "tyros" are wanted. At the weekly meeting of Damon lodge. Knights of Pythias, held last evening, the crusade for tho organization of this class was started. Under the arrangement made the money received from the initiation of the D. O. K. K. candidates goes to meet the expenses of entertaining the grand lodge during its session in the city. To bring the "Dokle" team to I the city and to entertain the grand lodge men with the parade, banquets, etc., planned will involve an expense of about $1000. So a class of at least 100 is desired in order to raise this amount. All those In good standing in the Knights of Pythias nre entitle, 1 to membership In the Knights of Khor assan upon payment of the necessary fee. From appearances there will be some 50 or 73 local and county Pyth lans In the "Dokie" class, nnd th more there are the better will the ar rangements committee be suited.