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Modern pruning of nil Kinds ;ronotly done at 'hi aUw Oregon inn offlCSt 67 7Y OFFICIAL PAPER. VOL. 22. PENDLETON, OliEliON, TUESDAY, AUGUST .', 1909. NO. 6652 UUUJSTl OFFICIAL PAPER. q 'J J PRETENDER IS AFTER THRONE Encouraged by Defeat of Troops, Son of Don Carlos May Try For Crown, THOUGHT THAT REPUBUTJ MORE LIKELY, HOWEVER Son of the Late Spanish iPwHcnder Kaid to Hr (fever Mllltury Ix-udcr May Take Field In His Own He half Troops Sont Into Mountains to Dlsloelgc Hebe-Is Are Bofentcd Government Say No Morer Ratal forwmicnts Can Be Sent u Front. Ccrbera, France, Aug. 3. The troops sent from Rarcelona to dls JodKe the rebelK entrenchod In the nioiintulns were repulsed with heavy losses, according to messages rccelvd hre today. The situation In Catalonia Is most serious. Followers of the late Don Carlos, pretender to the throne of Spain, are working in advance to cause his son, pon Jalmle, to be enthroned. It Is thought there Is little chance of his gaining the crown. If Alfonso loses the throne there is probability a re public will b formed. That the army Is being disrupted by the revolution ists by the reverses In Morocco Is shown conclusively todny. The ('arllsts have renewed their activities since learning the many re verse of the loyal troops. They are especially active among the basques in northern provinces. Don Jaime Is a clever military leader and hf may possibly take the field, can't Band Relnforneneats, It was learned that Captain Gen eral Santiago, commanding the Bar celona garrison, was notified by Mad rid that it would be Impossible to forward trustworthy reinforcements. Following the defeat of his forces this news has gently discouraged the loy alist leaders Attacked by 15.000 Misirs. Llabon, Portugal, Aug. 3. Fifteen thousand Moors arc attacking the Spanish troops entrenched In and around Melllla, today, according to a message received here. The Spanish situation Is desperate, and made doubly so by the fact that the native population, heretofore not participating In the war, are reported to he revolting. From reports of the refugees who ran the beslebers line. If the natives evolt the Spanish garrison at Melllla Is doomed. The coast ports report the uprising spreading through Morocoo. Refugcei Leaving Catalonia. Hiarrlti, Aug. .1. Regular train service from Barcelona was resumed today, the trains bearing the .wound ed refugees from the revolt ridden province of Catalonia arriving. Pas sengers from Barcelona say the gov etnmenttroopa there are engaged in fortifying thel position In anticipa tion Of another outbreak. The revolutionists who were driven from the city In the recent outbreak are refuging In the mountains adja cent, and believed to be preparing to attack the loyalists. Barcelona Is now In the possession of the loyal troops. PENOLETDN PEOPLE Returning from a strenuous auto mobile trip or more than 1000 miles and covering a period or several days, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Penland and daughter and Mrs. Penland's parents. Mr. and Mrs. J, S. Hay of Spokane, arrived in Pendleton about 4:30 Sun day afternoon. While the trip Is one that no member or the party would care to have missed taking, It Is also one that no member or the party will he anxious to repeat. To be stuck In the sand, many miles rrom the nearest water and the thermometer registering 111 In the shade, ir there had been any shade, was hut one or a number or incident! or the trip. Storting rrom Spokane and equip ped with a complete camping outfit, the party mnde a straight trip of 1X0 miles through the sand to White Blurf. From there they went to North Yak ima and it was when 12 miles out of White Uluffs that they broke down. When their water supply had de creased to one quart, the most of C ll was given to Mr. Penland. who under took to walk back to town for more water, the trouble having been caus ed by the swelling of a hot shaft. The remnlnder of the water was divided among the members of thc party re maining, a teaspoonful being Indulg ed In by each one at periods of half THOUSAND ill AUTOMOBILE TRIP JANCId (i AND DALEY CANT ESCAPE HANGING. Salem, Aug. 3. The state supreme courttodny decided that Math Jancijag and Harry Ha ley must hang. Roth were con victed of murder by the Jury recently, and appealed anil loot. Jancijng killed Mary S. Mre- kar, July, lftOK, at Oregon City, e Allowing for the exaggerated taiei of the terrified refugees, it Is hellevd that fully two thousand wre killed In the three days fighting In and around Barcelona, AWNlte Overthrow of Alfonso. Vienna. Aug. 3. Denying that he will lead an army of carllsts agalnsi Alfonso, Hon Jamie gave an Interview today. The pretender declared the only condition under which he would enter Spain was In the event of the overthrow of Alfonso. A leader Is needed to restore order. KIDNAPERS STEAL GIRLS AND ask FOR $2.-.ooo Greer and Vivian Alfonso, Threv anil Ele, Are Taken from Tlu-lr Homes Svlnl Delivery Letter Denunde . 135,000 SupiMised Ac complice Is Captured. St. Iouls, Mo., Aug. 3. Following the kidnaping of Grace Alfonso and Vivian, a second cousin, aged three and five years, respectively, and the demand for $25,000 ransom, detec- lives today arrested Joseph Hocano, suspected of being an accomplice Of Samuuel Turistu, who believed to have taken the children from home, No trace of Turlstl and no word from the children has since been had since the arrival of the special delivery let ter last night demanding the ransom. STRIKE SITUATION T CHICAGO MORE SERIOUS Chicago, Aug. 3 The . situation l h ron t enl ng to participate a surface car strike was rendered more critical today when It was learned that the employes of all the elevated roads are seriously contemplating a strike. The twenty-five hundred organized ele vated employes, with the employes of the surface lines, would affect 12.000. The elevated men have for some time been considering the question of wages and working conditions. The surface men are encouraging the dis content to enlist their aid. CITY SAFE LOCKED AND BUSINESS STOPPED Bllensburgi Aug. I, Efforts being made to open the city safe where all the Important city documents are locked up, were unavailing today. The combination refttSSa 10 work ami mu nicipal business Is at a standstill The city council was unable to transact any monthly business at their meet ing last night The payrolls nnd de partment bills were locked and every effort to open the safe has been un successful, COMPLETE II an hour. Reaching town In hie course of time, Penland returned With 1.r gallons of water. Just as th supply at the auto was exhausted The heat was unbearable. From North Yakima they started for thc Sound by way of the Snoq'.al- mie pass. Penland's description Of this pass Is not altogether nattering. Arriving In Seattle, they spent sev eral days at the r.ilr, rinally going south by way of Tacoma and Olynip i to Chchalls. There they turned Iff eat ward to lirays Harbor, visiting Aberdeen, Hoquiam nnd going on down to the const. After spending sonic tlnio on the seashore they re turned to Chehalla, coining rrom thorp to Castle Rock and Trom Castle Roc up the Columbia to Vancouver. As an indication of the steepness or the hills, II is said that three automohics were stuck on the same hill at the same time. They crossed the river at Vancou ver and came up to The Dalle on the steamer. From The Dalles tiny eanie the shortest way "across thc country, nrrlvlng In Pendleton yester day artcrnoon. Tliey all report a splendid time In many wnys. The rlshlng nnd huntl' ; was Tine nnd the outing greatly en joyed, hut the trip aa a whole was decidedly strenuous. DEMAND RANSOM FOR CHILDREN RAILROAD MEN DO NOT EIGHT- Peace Declared in Deschutes Canyon After Threatened Armed War. llll I -U AltIMM AN FACTIONS W ILL TAKE FIGHT TO COURT Tense Sll nation of Pent Few Days Is Relieved He'orlc,l That Armed Men Have Been Removed from Ilk' Canvs of the Kival ltallroad Bulklen Tares Men Arrested Yesterday Are Placed Under 5750 itomi to Keep the Peace. The Dalles, Aug. 3. With the re moval of the armed camp of follow ers of the contractors, reputedly In the employ of the rival Hill-Harri-man systems, the tense situation ex isting at the Deochutee canyon dur ing the last few days is relieved to day. It Isn't likely that an armed con flict will occur now as the disposition of both sides is to take the fight In to the courts. The three men ar n ited yesterday by deputy sheriffs, following an attempt of Porter nros. to block the way of Twohy Bros., were released on bonds of $7.10 to keep the peace. Hit. AMES DECLARES THAT THAW IS INSANE White Plains. N. Y.. Aug. 3 The Harry K. Thaw sanity Inquiry was Opened by Justice Mills today. The 1 Judge questioned Dr. Ames Baker regarding Thaw's action when he was (confined In Matteawun nsyium. After j being questioned Dr. Baker declared Thaw was Insane without a doubt and I that his liberty wold be a menace to the community. Afterward on cross lamination Baker admitted that Thaw had not shown, symptoms of paranoia during the last three months I In the asylum Thaw was recalled and questioned by Jerome. During the ! examination Justice Mills said he was convinced that the present hearing was more damaging for the prisoner than any expert examination could have been. MURDERED BY NEGRO IX COUNTY JAIL CELL Stockton. Calif. Aug. :!. Jacob Sle- : per. aged so, who was arrested last j night charged with drunkenness, waa murdered by one of his cell mates, a negro named Charles Jbhnsdn last j night, according to the statement or : local officers. Slopcr, Johnson ami John Dougherty (xvupicii the cell. Thc negro was a vicious character and a knife was taken from him when he was jailed last night. Dougherty was taken up as a drunk at midnight, and when he mitvorvd consciousness he discovered Blopcr't battered body ami called the jailer The negro I surly and refused to talk.. Thc negroes shirt siccxes were stained with blood. MOYER is ELECTED PRES. MINER'S FEDERATION Denver. Aug. 3. Charles II. Mover was re-elected president of the West ern Federation Of miners today C. E. Mahoney was elected vice president I BASEBALL PANS CROWD BLEACHERS AT BOSTON Boston. Aug. 3. Attendance at the American league park was broken to day with thirty-five thousand present. Thousands wire turned away mil ii SCHOOL FRATERNITIES UNDER BAN IN CHICAGO Chicago Hopes of members of high school fraternlUei and sororities which have been on a rising scale since the election or Alfred R. Prion as presi dent or the Board of Education, from whom they expected more lenient treatment were blasted by Mr. Prion. He declared himself unqualifiedly against the high school Greek letter society, The reasons for the expectations of the young school pupils wns thnl the son and daughter or President Prion were high school fraternity members. Mr. Prion's eldest son. attending Dartamouth college, was a member or Kappa sigmn Psi fraternity at the University high school, while his dau ghter is an active member of the Iota Met Phi Sorority at Mrs. Lorin's pri vate school for girls. The newly elected superintendent. Mrs. Ella Flagg Young, declared thai !ie Is opposed to the high school rra ternlty, and the matter was called I the attention or President Prion, an ) he warmly backed up the Ideas or the superintendent . Mr. Prion said his children keen in member! or their societies without hll knowledge. IS A FORGER Sensational Findings of Fact Signed by Judge Gilliland in Will Contest. LOUIS RAGEIi AND DELLA STAGEY ALSO IMPLICATED Judge Gill Hand Not only Plana Fam ous Mysterious Document Was Forged Hut l ives ResponalbUltr Also Declares signature or jamea w. Young to "First" Wnl Was Al Kved Willie In Possession or Mrs. Warner, Her Attorneys and Wit ness. . Startling and sensational in the ex treme are the rindings of fact in the Warner-Young contest case, signed by Judge Gilliland. After holding that the famous mysterious "fourth" will was not the last will and testa ment of J. W. Young, the court finds that the "pretended will was made, forged and executed at some time after the death of James W. Young, by and through the connivance and procurement or Mabel Warner. "And that S. V. Knox, one of the pretended subscribing witnesses to the said will and one Delia Stacey, who pretended that she saw Young and Lois Bagel, sign the said docu ment, have each and all conspired to gether with the said Mabel Warner, to cheat and defraud the contestants out of the property of the said J. W. Young, deceased, by means of said iK.se. irau.niieni ami lorge.t win ana by means of false and perjured tcstl- ,no"5'- It is also declared in the findings or faci that Mrs. Warner Introduced m evM.e.ice a lorgeo iener. purport- ing to have been written to Clara iuun D) J. n, O'ung ana aiSO n forged memorandum or contract. It Is further charged that while the "first" will to the estate of James W. Young was In the possession of Ma bel Warner, her attorneys nnd her experts, the exhibit had been "altered, changed and tampered with." The Judge also signed the decree this afternoon. This simply declares that the will Is forged and that it was never executed by Young and is therefore not entitled to probate. IVORKS TEN YF UIS ON AN AIRSHIP AND FAILS Though the case has not yet been Seattle. Aug. 3. .Uter ten years of tried It is understood that the conten h borand sacrifice. Thomas Levi, aged j tion of the near beer men and their 76, was today crushed In disappoint- attorney will be that the council has ment over thc failure of his aeroplane j no authority to refuse to grant them io n. tse waa comment it would be a success. Sunday afternoon in the presence of neighbors he attempted the initial flight. The machine failed to ascend. Levi had mortgaged ills ' lome to obtain funds to build the ma- chine. He hoped to construct a ma-' cnine unit wouiu tljf without the aid of a motor. JEFFRIES WILL -SA1I DESPITE JOHNSON'S DEMAND! v....- T T . ... mif. o. .iciiries an- nounced today that he would sail next ' Thursday. Johnson's demand that he remain in America and sign right ar- tides. Johnson posted a five thou. I -- - won i.i insist on was that Jefrrles re nin In in this country and attend to fight matters. Jeffries said he had made all arrangements for the trip ami that Hamberger would remain nnd meet Johnson's representative. CONTROl s BALLOON BY WlREl.ESs CURRENT New York. A new and wonderful combination of electric nnd aeronau tic science has been discovered by Mark G. Anthony, an electrical engi neer, who recently operated a small dirigible balloon over Sandy Hook, controlling its movements by wire less instruments on shore. The bal loon went more than a mile out to set, being directed solely and perfect ly by wireless electric power. Mr Anthony has Interested several ror eign governments In his discovery nnd soon will go abroad to demon strate It. He declares he can operate a full size balloon (lUito as equally as the small model With which the Bandy Hook test was made. He be lieves the device will be useful in .arryiug small lines to wrecked ves sels, by which larger linens may be hauled aboard This work is now done with guns, nnd their range Is so lim- ' iled that life savers freouently are i nimble to got a line aboard a vessel which lies Tar out in the surf a farmer near Bcio working in the hayfleld hung his vest on n rence; a bull came along and punched It tc pieces, also a watch and pair of spectacles. sand forfeit yesterday at Chicago and ! the world. He Is now industriously announced that the only condition hellooklne for hackers .mrf n thor.. e VITTE OF LI. IT SEATTLE ft -The feature of the exposition to. . .. ,'eillng of a statue Of James J. Hill, late this afternoon. Because the life of the great railroad builder has touched three countries, the exercises will be International in character. Governor Johnson of Min nesota will unveil the statue. Brit ish, American and Japanese flags will be used to drape it. A reception Will given Governor Johnson and wire this afternoon, to be attended by Eng lish, American anil Japanese officials. FLORENCE ROBERTS TO Hi: MARRIED soon San Francisco, Aug. 3. Florence Hoberts, the actress, is on her way homeward to Peeksgill, N. Y., today, accompanied by Thurlow Bergen, her leading man, whose wife she will be come shortly after her arrival. The actress is the widow of Lewis Torry son, the celebrated Mephistopheles In Faust. Bergen was divorced last sum mer, his wife naming Miss Roberts as cc respondent. SALOON IT PILOT E REFUSES TO CLOSE THOUGH OHDKItED TO BY COUNCIL Ten Days' Limit for Closing Its Doors Expired Yesterday Remains Open and Proprietors Are Arrested Case Will Come to Trial Tills Af ternoon. (Special Correspondence.) Pilot Rock, Ore., Aug. 3. It seems that fhis town's one near beer saloon iw not In edve iin the phouf without n j struggle and the struggle is now on j tnls afternoon. What the outcome will be remains to be seen. j Yesterdav was the expiration of the j limlt of tme set by the city council for thc proprietors of the Joint. Bradburn Brothers, to close up tlteir business nnil mnve mil the council h.ivlno- Ion lays previously refused to grant them L if,pn,p I Having no desire to give up a lu crative business and acting on the ad vice of their attorney, Dan P. Smythe, of Pendleton, they did not close up and move out yesterday, but continu ed to do business in the same way at the same old stand. This morning when they opened up for buaisest they were arrested by the town marshal. Their case was set for trial at 2:30 this afternoon and Attorney .Smythe came out in an automobile to repre- I senl his clients. : a license, without cause, when they had complied with every requirement of the low. ostrich FARM TO UTILIZE BARREN LANDS Tacoma While some real estate men once upon a time tried to boom the sandy and gravel-be-sprinklod prairies to the south of this citv as good ground for irrigation, it haa re "'amen mr i. w. urewsey to start pernaps the most unu-pue boom In this region's history. Drewsev's idea is nothing less than to convert the prairies into one vast ostrich rarm. ni. .v, i . .iu uj - tuiu i i i mi ii iki? .-Minn in-ill in is a mine of gold In the scheme. He thinks the birds would thrive In the climate, and believes the wide expanse of prairie would give them ample room for exercise, and so in- sure tneir health and fine feathers. I WILL DNV .1 AMI Seattle, A Minnesota i day will be: ', CM FINDS SEVERED FOOT OF TRAMP 10 SUFFERED PAINFUL ACCIDENT Frank Johnson, section foreman on i the North Fork division of the O. R. N Sunday picked up the foot which j had been lost early Saturday morning ; by John Freeman, the Chicago tramp. It will be remembered that ; the tramp was riding on the breake beam and that in some manner his ' root dropped to the rail and was sev- ered at the ankle by the car wheel, It was reported that the accident OO- curre.l nbout seven miles this side or Meacham. but the rinding or the root just above the North Fork section house, shows the man maintained his at on the brakebeam for more than 11 miles nrter losing his root. Istered for the amputation of the leg Exhibiting remarkable nerve. the , at the knee', he said his name was fellow seemed to take his accident as. John Freeman, that his home was In a matter of fact and was as cool and ; Chicago and that he had a sister re unconeerned about it as H It had been siding there The man Is about 25 nothing more serious than an injured years of age and Is rapidly recovering ringer When the train stopped at , from the effects of his remarkable Meacham he crawled out from un- ' accident. T Upper House Agrees to Ballot on Senate Conference Bill at 2 on Thursday, STRONG LANGUAGE AGAIN PASSED AMONG SENATORS During Lull in Proceeding sheruuui Puts Motion for Adoption of thm Conference Tariff Rill storm . off Ayes and Nos Follow Senate The Adopts Bailey's Motion to Vote on Thursday Senators Accused of Pro tecting Interests. The senate this afternoon agreed upon Bailey's motion to vote on the tariff conferees re- port at two o'clock Thursday afternoon. Washington, Aug. 3. Objectionable language in the leather schedule is credited to Senator Lodge, and Rep resentative Oardner. McCall of Massachusetts alleged that they were trying to protect ths Interests of New England only. He said they had given the presi dent the wrong impression regarding shoes and boots in connection with the free admission of hides. Clapp attacked the minimum anfi maximum provision of the bill as aa Injustice to foreign countries. During the lull Sherman put a mo tion ror the adoption of the conference report. There was a storm of ayes and noa and then Bailey suggested that a vote be taken at two Thursday afternoon. The suggestion was ad opted. THUGS BIND LADY TELEGRAPH OPERATOR New Kensington. Penn.. Aug. 3. Batteling with two men. and thwart ing them in an attempt to rob the railroad station, Ella Clifford, aged 24, night telegraph operator of the Dretburn road, was overpowered by two thugs and bound In a chair where she was found this morning. She was alone at the time of the attack. One pointed a revolver and the other went tl rough the safe. The woman edged nearer the telegraph key and sum moned help, and iva? seized, after a desperate struggle and tied. A posse la pursuing. COSILY PLANT AT MERCY OF FOREKiN STRIKERS Hanibal. Mo., Aug. 3. Firteen hun dred roreigners are parading the streets intimidating the residents of this city, anil assaulting the employes of the Atlas-Courtland Cement com pany against which they are striking; The small dlots may become more ser ious tonight. The cement company has a rour million dollar plant at tho mob's mercy. Officials have asked authority to demand the state troops. ZEPPELIN LANDS TO REPAIR HIS AIR SHIP Frankrort. Aug. 3. Motor troubles, ten minutes after starting today for Cologne. 110 miles away, caused Count Zeppelin to abandon his trip and to summon mechanics to repair his air- hip. An May landing was effected. The Count resumed the trial as soon aa repairs were made. demeath the enr and insisting on hobbling to the baggage car on his one foot instead or being carried on the stretcher. It is said that while riding In the baggage car rrom Meacham to La Grande, that he resembled a man just dozing orr to sleep. He never emitted a sound or surrering am! when he reached the hospital was still in a Jovial mood. La Grand physfcians declare ho exhibited the most remarkable bit or grit that had come under their observation In n long time. Refore the nnaosthotu .t.