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EVENING EDITION EVENING EDITION Modern printing of all kinds promptly done at the i..uc Oregonlan office. WEATHER report, Fair tonight ""J Bat" urrlay. COUNTY OFFICIAL I'M' HI!. CITY OFF KIM PAVER. VOL. 23. PENDLETON, OBEGtON, FBI DA V, .1 1 L V 2, 1909. NO. 6625 -fcfaS KILLED UN James Cunningham Says He Shot Bookkeeper Because She Wouldn't Pay Him. HEARS ANOTHER ARRESTED AND COVES himself DP say- lie Wan format Employe ) ll.i.l $2.55 lii Wage Coming- to iiim Bad Failed to Osttest it After Ifc-jwutcd Trip Finally Buy a Pistol anil Aininunlllon Walt I mil Turns llor Bark and litres Think Tliat tlu- Com pany I- Trying to Hypnotize lUm anil Get Out of Making Payment. San Francisco, July I. Learning John Novak was accused of murder ing Caroline Brash, aged 20, the bookkeeper of Cray Bros, James Ed wards Cunningham surrendered to a reporter of the "Call" last night, and confessed he had shot the girl WM nesday. He spent most of the night at the offices of the Call tolling the ItOTy and was turned over to the police thin morning. Cunningham was formerly the employ,- of Gray Uruthers. According to his story t2.55 was deducted from the amour, t due, and he made repeal ed trips and failed to get it. Cun ningham said In tils confession: "Be fore I went to the office 1 bought a revolver ajiil cartridges. I am a creek shot and knew one shot would do the work. Yes, the whole thing was premeditated, as they call It. The girj was given plenty of chance to pay the money, and I was sure she was trying to hypnotize me so I would not ask for the money." He says ha strolled about town for the first time and saw in the paper the police was accusing the Wrong man and decided to surrender. "Novak was In the office when I was there, and after he left I want to the little window at the desk ami presented my claim. It was refuse ! ami after another girl named Whirls had left the office I shot the Brash girl She was standing by the safe with her back toward mo and I knew I couldn't miss her. I can lilt a bull's eye II feet every lime. I remained In the roum In seconds after the shot was fired, mid then went into the hall, where I saw two men and went down stairs uround the elevator to the third floor, and then back through the hall to the back stairs, ami down Into the street. I had the pistol in my hand all the time and yesterday wandered all over the city and came near shooting the first man I saw In the hall, as I thought he enrried a gun and was after me. I firmly be lieve the people of dray Brothers' of fice were trying to mesmerize me so tb. j could get me In their power and then not have to pay me." F. J. Biggins, a buyer for the Pa cific Hardware & Steel Co.. who saw the slayer leave the office the after noon of the murder today Identified Cuniitiighain as WBBtod by the police. Biggin saw the man at close range. and decflered Novak Innocent, When he was questioned by the police Cun ningham said he was not sorry. II oil. Be- May Be Insane. After questioned by the police Cun ningham was placed In a cell, and al lowed to sleep after his nil night grilling by the reporters. Novak was not released, and will lie held until further investigation of Cunningham's story. The police say there It n pos sibility that the man's mind Is tempor arily unbalanced, causing him in con fess a crime which he never commit ted. Miss BraMh'1 patents are travel. ing in Germany. Word from ihem is awaited so that funeral arrangements can be made. Cunningham is a small man. weigh ing IIC, nnd Is 37 years old.' He ffli horn of Irilh parentage In Rhode Is land and has been a laborer all his life, and worked In all the big cities. BEN F.Y LEA YES PORTLAND FOB SFArri.F. TODAY Portland. July 2.--Francis J. Hc ney and his party left Portland for Seattle at 2 o'clock this afternoon. ' ZEPPELIN MAY TRY FOB NORTH POLE Berlin. July 2. Offers of ad vice anil money are pouring In upon Count Seppellll today fol lowing the- announcement that he would nttempt to reach the north pole In his airship. The count says he expects to com plete pre-parollons for the trip by summer, CALM HE umns J Mark Moorhouse has purchased th business of the F. B. Clopton & Com pany from the Clopton estate ami henceforth he will be the sole owner of the same. In the future the house will bMr Mr. .Moorhotisc's name in stead of that or the late Frank B, Clopton. Prior to the; death of Mr. Clopton. Mr. Moorhouse was his assistant in the business and since his former em ployer's demise Mr. Moorhouse has been the manager of the company, As such he has handled the insurance, loan and general brokerage btMlneM hold by the company. The business will be continued In the present lo cation. Owing tei his long reslelence in Pen ellelon, having grown to manhood In this city. Mr. Moorhouse' has a host eir friends who now wish him success In the business which he has Just so- cured, PAYS DEATH PEN AMY TOR KILl.INt; ENGINEER Salem, July 2. Joe AmbTSon, Convicted of the murder ef Harry Logan, a railroad eniAneer of South Portland in 1907. paid the- de-ath penalty shortly after noon today, though evidently a plan to e-heat the gallows was discovered whe n a knife was fouml In Anderson's ce-ll last night, ground down from a piece of lren, was feiund between the laye-rs of a cardbeiarel In top of an ordinary shoe beix. Hi- spoke a few words on the scaffold. He declared he was not conscious of killing Logan. I-lf- was e-xtine-t 16 minutes after the drop. Authorities are certain Anderson in tended to kill himself with the- con cealed knife. FIRST FATALITY TOl PISTOL EXPLODES AM) SEATTLE LAD nil s I- the First Pre-Fourili of Jul) Fa tality This Year Ten V--:r oh! Hoy Dies From Lotto-dam its Result oi Premature Disci large er j'jsiol Was Holding Bis Left Flat t Orel the Mhsale When a Blank Car: ridge Exploded. Seattle, July 2. - The- first pre-fourth of July fatality this year was record ed In Seattle today wtwii little- I, ml... Kohs, aged 10, died of lockjaw fn le wing the premature discharge of a toy pistol. Be was firing a pistol In ci Iterating the approaching Fourth, ami holding his left hand over the mussle when n blank cartridge ex ploded, forcing the paper w,-id Into his hand HOT BREAKFAST TEN THOUSAND FEET ABOVE SEA New York. July 2. A piping hot breakfast lii.noo feel up In the air was the novelty enjoyed by A. Hol- land Forbes, acting president of the Aero Club of America, and his guests. Herbert ami Mnbe-1 I'rner, novelists, They are bae k In New York after a remarkable flight in Mr Forbes' bal loon from Pittsburg, Mass., to Falr-fle-ld. Conn., on Tuesday night. After be ing eatertaaned by the all-night journey eiver the moonlit country, tiny attained an altlture of 10,000 feet to witness the sun rise on the Atlantic ocean, and at that Istance ever the- earth they hented coffee and prepared eggs ami toast for breakfast over an alcohol stove. SIB THOMAS MAY TRY AGAIN FOR CUP London. July 2. If the officials of the New Yeerk Yacht Club will make mode-rate- concessions to Sir Thomas Lipton in the size- of the challenger feir America's cup, It Is probable that the- veteran sportsman will make an Other attempt to raise the coveted trophy ne-xt year, Persistent rumors thai Upton Intends to challenge again are said by his private- Secretary to be feelers to learn whether the conces sions will li- granted. W I8HINGTON LEGISLATURE ADJOURNS FOB RECESS oiympia. July 2. The lackdature adjourned this afternoon after a mor ning spent In accomplishing nothing, cox introduced bin which passed tin- senate creating a revolving fund to meet Hie ope-rating expenses of the State rock rrjushlng plants. It wns re-ferred to the house committee. The-se-nate- will meet July 14th to resume the impeachment trial. Seven lawyers who sat near one an. Other in the Albany courthouse weigh ed 14M pounds, an avernge of nearly 208 pounds each. OP Bfl Tl Contested Delegates Seated After Two Days of Stormy Session at Seattle, N8I RGENTS JOYOUS OYER BEATING OF DELEGATES Forty-Aral Annual Session of Na tional Amerie-nu Woman'- Suffrage- Association Gels Down to Work National Tri-asoi-er Sub mits Her Allium! He'ixirt Contest ed Delegates Are Heated TOUIJSS rnrily Means a Vlctuey for the Progressives Contested Women Were Among Most Prominent Worken In Xoriluvest. Seattle, July 2. Following the stormy sessions of the past two days, the re was a calm this foraUOOB among the deb-gates of the forty-first an nual convention of the national Am erican woman suffrage association meeting he're. Harrle-t Taylor Up ten. the treasurer, submitted her an nual report today. Seattle-, July 2. By practically a unanimous vote today the- National American TomRn Snffrwist assew-ia- tiein voted te seat the two delegates who wow appelated to represent tho 1 minded clubs of Washington 1: the Washington state convention, '.'he two delegates an- lira, Baker of Spokane, one- of Che most prominent suffrage workers In the northv.es., and Mr. Leoula Browne, a promi n.ui attorney f Seattle. They will have a voire In the prei-e--.nl ;ng.- of the convention unM thetf di.-.pute with the state convention is decided by the national board Upon .-ear'ng the declaio,, of the national onventlon, the stae president, Mrs Kmma Smith DCVOS, left her s.-at In the rear of the- convention and temk l er departure, de cinr.ng she had been unet ateei. The "Insurgents" or "Progres sives' are overjoyed at the seating of the two delegates, although the vic tory is temporary, The re-solution to seat the dele-gates was offered by :. ss K:te- F. ('.onion, the national corresponding secretary, w ho stated that the convention Bid not have the pi iver tO give the delegate s a vote, I it-, could a at them and give them a veiico. ESIO CATTIiKMEN To ,1 ML FOB OOFE I CONTEMPT San Pranoosoo, July I. Henry Hitler, the- multimillionaire head of firm of Mtller-LUX having one of the greatest ranches in the world, and lour millionaire trustees of the firm today were ordered arrested and jailed WlthOUl bail to contempt Of oourt. The trustsee are: i- Leroy Nickel, Louis F. Mpnteagte, Bid ward T. Allen and Custav.- QotSCb. They were granted ten days' stay of 1 xe-- outlon. THINK BODY MAT BE CHINESE MURDERER New York. July 2. Different opin iems are expressed by the- authorities today regarding the Identity ef the Chinese corpse found floating in tin Hudson river yesterday. Coroner Me-Donald and Police Captain Ward think it the body of Leon Ling, ac cused of slaying Elsie Sigel, and oth ers say net. An autopsy is being he-id today. PORTS FOREST FIRE FIGHTERS APPOINTED Portland, July 2. To offset the danger of forest fires resulting from the lemg elry spell the last of the month, the national forest service, through E T. Allen, chief, has ap pointed forty guards and rangers feir service On the national range's. They will go Into service Immediately. Major E. L. Swarlzlander is now In full charge as nge-nt em the Umatilla Indian reservation, he having taken over the reins of the administration yesterday. Bpeolal Agent Mcches ney, who has been administratively in charge for more than a month, sur rendered control yesterday and left this morning for the Warm Springs reservation where he will transact either business In connection with the service, Major A E. McFatridge. who has MAJOR 1U I I M li CUGE ftS nil 1101 AGEN FLIGHI SEEN 'Wright Aeroplane is in the Air Three Times Yesterday at Fort iVIyer. .MAC HIM; UNDER COMPLETE CONTROL OF TBI". OPERATOR Encircle the- Drill (.rounds Many Times in Three DtTfercnl Flights Exhibition i Chocreii y Tlious uml of People First Bouiul of Field I Made in 50 Se-eeuiil- Height Attained Varies From Fif teen to Thirty Foe-t landings are Pes' foul ami Machine Directed at win Washington, July 2, Calm and con- mi , . .v . 1 .... . i 1. , n t loo III 'lllie 1 IKIH l.isi IUKIH rn- i circled the Fort Myer drill grounds time after time in his aeroplane in three separate flights. He was eheer ; e by thousands of perseins. Shortly after 6 o'clock the aerei plane was wheeled freim Its shed to I the starting track. Previously the field had been cleared away by a I troop of cavalry. After the moteir had been tested the propellers were cranked and Orvllle turneel on the motor and re-leased th ' machine. As It n eared the end of the starting tail Orvllle turned up tho forward horizontal rudder and the machine rose in the ajir. It wes a beatitltul start. Down the field the aeroplane sailed, curved gracefully abOUi the lower end and back up the BOS! side of the field along the edge ,of Arlington cemetery; The first rour.,1 u.l:- made in r,o seconds. Five timer iir machine circled the field attaining a heigh: that varied from IT. te. 30 feet. In Mr Five Minutes. On the sixth round Mr. Wright came t 1 arth within a hundred feet of the starting point, completing the flight In exactly five minutes. The- landing eras perfect; the machine swooping dawn in successive gliders until with in s few feel of the earth, when Or vllle pulled the- string that stops the motor and the aeroplane- glided smoothly over the grass on its skids until it came te a stop. - 1 - CM VRGES IGAINST MEAT INSPECTORS 'A LSF Washington, July - -"Not one charge has any basis in fact," was the NJ sl of a report to Secretary Wilson by a. D, Mehrln, chief of the bureau of animal industry, and George P. HcCabe, solicited of the department of agriculture, who are Investigating the charges against the Inspectors In til.- East St. Louis stockyards. Charges were made by Former Stock I Yard Inspector J. F. Harms, who said then- was an appalling disregard for 1 the regulations existing in the stock yards and demanded an investiga- 1 lion. CORNELL WINS BIG COLLEGE ROWING EVENT I Poughkeepsie, July 2. Cornell 1 four this afternoon wop the collegiate 1 rowing event, winning ten lengths I ahead of the nearest competitor. Cornell's baby e-ight broke all rec ! ords for the freshim-n event, win- nlng in 9:07 3-5. e me eif the largest crowds in the j history of the Poughkeepsie regatta f1eekeel to this city today for the an nual meet of the crack collegiate oarsmen Of the cast and middle west. The town is gay with colors. SkAtHT DISTRIBUTES CAR LOAD OF HOSES Seattle, July 2. The distribution of a carload of roses, and giving away souvenir butterflies formed a part of the Skagit county rose day at the ex position today, The roses were on exhibition in Washington state build ing in the forenoon and the distribu tion began at 2 O'clock. T been transferred to the Orande Hoiuie reservation in western Oregon, is still engaged In balancing up his accounts and two or three' days long er will probably be required feir this work. Supervisor C. L. Davis of the In dian service, is again here nnd will remain for a few days to render the new agent whatever assistance may be necessary and tei keep an eye on the administration of the affairs of the reservation in general. !" m inn mm Last night the epiiet stillness of the little city Of Echo was rudely broken by the sound of pistol shots and for a time rumors of a shoeiting scrape were rife. But If reports received this morning from the west end city are true the affair amounted to nothing more than a little midnight sport on the part of Marshall William Hoggard. The first report of the affair was brought to the city this morning by Hymen H. Cohen, commercial editor of the Oregon Journal, who was a lodger in Echo last night. While try ing vainly to doze while waiting for the train Mr. Cohen was startled by the sound 'if pistol shots almost un der his wlndeiw. Just at that time he was disposed to investigate the affair but slightly. But later he was in feirmed that a melee had occured In which one member of the city council and the marshal participated to some extent. By 'phone today it was learned that in the police court at Echo this morn ing Marshall Haggard plead guilty to the charge of disorderly conduct, and was fined the sum of $5. The testl metny in the case was to the effect that the officer had fired his pistol In to the air for the purpose of express ing his feelings and that no "shooting scrape" had occured. Prior to the shooting something In the nature of a fistic encounter oc cured between Linn Turner and Coun cilman E. Ware both residents of Echo. It is understood that the dif ficulty between the two men and also the agitation manifested by Marshal Hoggard arose out of the consumption of teio much near beer. 1 PROMINENT EX -OFFICIAL IS ALSO INJURED IX AFFBAY 1 Double Assassination Thought to Have Been of a Political Naturt? Indian Student Shoot Colonel Wytie anil Dr. Lalteaca Sir Leslie Is Wounded in the Scuffle Tliat Follows the Shooting in n Public Place- in I "inlon. London, July 2. News leaked out today that Sir Lesley Probyn, a prominent Indian ex-official, was wounded last night at the Imperial institute when Nadgar Lai Dhingras, an Indian student, shot and killed Sir William Curzon Wylle and Dr. Cnlas Lalietca. The latter is a prac ticing physician at Shanghai. Sir Lesley was wounded in the scuffle following the assassination. Nothing was saiel about it until today. Detec tives were working on the double trage-dy and believe it the result of a political intrigue-. It Is known that many secret enemies might desire the death of Sir William. The as sassin refuses to talk. The munler occurred at the recep- . ',, ' Hop tendered the Indian Dhingras was noticed talking to Sir William and suddenly whipped out a revolver and shot the Englishman In the head and fired several shots. A stray bullet killed Lalloaca. DIRECTOR OF MINT RESIGNS TO ENTE BUSINESS Washington, July 2. The resigna tion of Frank A. Leach as director of mints was received today by the sec retary of the treasury. It Is to take effect when a successor is appointed. I-ach Is now In Oakland, from which he mailed his resignation. He will become head of a public service cor poration in Oakland. JEFFRIES WILL TAKE VACATION AT CARLSBAD Rochester, N Y., July 2. When Jeffries' theatrical contract expires -n July 25th he will leave feir Europe, with the famous springs of Carls bad as the e bjectlve point It is ex pected that before he leaves Jeffries will post the forfeit to bind the match with Johnson. M.DIHCB BACK TO SENATE AFTER TWO DAYS best Washington. July I, Alelrich is In his sent today afte-r two lays absence resting. Heyburn of Idaho, took the floor and spoke against the corpora tion tnx. Chamberlain of Oregon, and Pile's of Washington, submitted telegaams freim constituents protest ing against the tax. The Dalles Chronicle learns that In the Rock creek valley hundreds of coyotes are to be found, as they have gathereel In there In unusually large numbers to feed up the carrion of the- fat yearlings am! suckling calves which were lost by e-attlemen during the epidemic of blackleg which swept over the district this spring. TWO MEN SHOT STUDEN II READY FOR CELEBRATION Will Begin With Band Concert Tonight and Resume With Parade Tomorrow. PUBLIC BF.sT BOOMS FOR ) I T-OP-TOW X VISITORS Parade Begin at 10:3 Tomorrow Morning anil Will be Followed by the Literary Preigram in the Fair Partition Judge Webster of Port land Will be Orator of the Day strett Sori WIH Begin Early In jiie Afternoon County BasebaU ChanipioiiHliip to Is- Settled in After noon Illuminated Parade at Nigbl. 4 SPECIAL TRAIN SERVICE OX NORTHERN PACIFIC In addition to the regular pas senger train on the Northern Pa cific tomorrow, the incoming freight train, which arrives about 10 o'clock, will carry pas sengers. It will also be held un til 10:30 in the evening. Those who wish to come in to the cel ebration therefore can go home on the 6:15 or the 10:30. T All is now in readiness to make the proverbial eagle scream on the morrow. The details of the celebra tion have been systematically arrang ed and It is believed they will be systematically carried out tomorrow, making It one of the most pleasing and successful celebrations ever held in the city. It is hoped that the celebration 1 can reany De siarteu tnis evening with a band concert by the famous Fourteenth Cavalry band of Fort Walla, which Is coming over on the afternoon train to furnish music for the big occasion. Since the organ ization will be here it is believed the management can be prevailed upon to give a short concert at the corner of Main and Court streets about 8 o'clock this evening. The committee Is very desirous of arranging for this concert in order to provide some sort of entertainment for the scores of vis itors who are already pouring into the city. Notice to Merchants. The committee also retiuests the merchants of the city to put sub stantial boxes out on the sidewalk in front of their places of business this evening so that the temporary seats can be constructed for the comfort of the crowds tomorrow. With these boxes as end supports strong beiards will be laid from one end to the other so as to provide a continuous row of seats on both sides of the streets. The public rest room in the city hall n-tll nlc, V, HMfl ,,0., A 1 1 l , , ... . .. ...... lady visitors and the Methodist I church will be kept open all day feir the accommodation of all persons who desire to use it as a re'St room. The stores of the- city will remain open all day. but will close Monday in order to give the employes a whole day's vacation. The barbershops of the city Will remain open until 10 o'clock tonight and will then close promptly at noon tomorrow. sian off With Parade. The celebration proper will start tomorrow morning at 10:30 with the big parade which will form at the fair pavilion near the depot. Imme diately following the parade the lit 1 erary program will be- rendered in the fair pavilion. Judge Lionel E. Webster of Portland Is to be the ora tor of the day. while Miss Metelene Fraker will be the soloist. Several se lections will also be rendered by the bandi The program will be charac terized by its brevity and and excel lence. Stre-et Sport. At 1 o'clock, or as soon thereafter as possible, the street sports will commence and from that time on un til 10:30 at. night there will be some thing for everyone to do or see. The sports will be pulled off on Main and Court streets and at 3 o'clock the big ball game for the championship (Continued on Page Eight.) THOUSANDS HOMELESS PROM ONTARIO FIRE Boston. July 2. One person was burned to death, and three thousand are homeless at Co balt. Ont.. ns the result of a fire which destroyed the whole northern portion of the town, according tei ellspatches today. Details are me-ager.