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DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON. OREGON. SATUHDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 1009. EIGHT PAGES. y PERSONAL MENTION "DETECTIVE" CASE The Old Way Coffee in Bulk A blend of dirt, dust and ill-kept Coffee scooped into a Paper package. The New Way White House Coffee A choice blend of the best Coffees in the world. Sold whole or ground in air-tight tins. Never in bulk. Standard Grocery Co. 214-216 East Court St. Leading Grocers. IMS WILL HE MGNDAY FAMOrS DETECTIVE BILL CASE IS NEARLY COMPLETED Arguments of Attorneys Alone Remain to be Made Two Police Officers Admit Inability to Secure Evidence District Attorney Takes Stand for His Side. Everything but the argument has been completed in the trial of the fam ous detective bll case. The last of the testimony was introduced yester day afternoon and Monday morning was set as the time for argument. Less than one day will probably be con sumed in this phase of the case and it is possible that it will be in the hands of the judge for a decision by noon of that day. How much time will be consumed by the court in re viewing the testimony and the argu ment cannot even be estimated. The last three witnesses yesterday afternoon were Chief of Police Gur dane. Officer John Kearney and Dls trict Attorney Phelps. The two police officers declared at the time the de tective was employed they were un able to secure evidence sufficient to insure conviction for violation of the local option law. The district attor ney was his own examiner and made a statement of conditions as he found them at that time, the testimony of the officers and himself being to cor roborate his contention that the con dition of affairs at that time was such that the employment of the detective was absolutely necesary and that the Ircuring of this expense was involun tary, not voluntary. After the district attorney had com pleted his statement he submitted himself for cross-examination. This developed into more of an argument than a cross examination and proved exceedingly Interesting to the few spectators who happened to be in the room. mm. Diamond safety The Diamond question Is im portant. There is no place in all Jewelrydom where a jewel er or his customer can quicker arop their money. Diamond safety comes from diamond experience. Our ex perience 1b our excuse for tell ing you that when you deal with us in diamonds there is no pos sibility of making a mistake. It Is our business to protect our customers, and we always see that it Is done. We carry a large stock of diamonds from 1-64 to 2K and can quote you the very lowes prices. Take a look through our dia mond display. You'll be Interested. Win. E. Hanscom Jeweler SUCCESSOR TO WIHSLOW BEOS, O. M. Heacock, Optician. COAL INDICATIONS ALONG DESCHUTES (Special Correspondence.) Grass Valley, Ore., Sept. 11. De spite the opinions of those who are In clined to be skeptical, M. J. Colback is still firmly convinced that he has discovered coal along the disputed right of way of the two railroad com panies in the Deschutes canyon. His faith in the proposition was strong enough to induce him to go to. The Dalles and file on the land. Others however, declare what he says is coal is nothing but black slate. Some of the material found on the surface was tested and refused to burn but no examination of the under ground material has been made. The location of the discovery is on the disputed right of way between the O. R. & N. and the Oregon Trunk on a very steep hillside or cliff, about 78 miles from the. mouth of the Deschutes river. The place Is not far from Mhite Horse rapids and the cliff rises almost precipitately from the river, Leaving hardly a trail between the river and the bluff. The country Is no rough that It Is Impossible for a horse to pass, the traveler being com pelled to make the trip on foot. There are no trees of any account, near the scene of the discovery, a few scrubby junipers serving to break the mono tony of the barren desert waste. Mr. Colback is originally from New York and has been a foreman in one of the construction camps. He Is ac companied by his family. "You must stand afar off to Judge St. Peter's." Wendell Phillips. The first step towards being independent is to own your own home We 111 help yon to start MARK MOORHOUSE CO. Successor to FRANK B. CLOPTON 8b CO. Money to loan, Bonds, Investments. Farm and City Real Estate Fire Insurance, Life Insurance and Burglar Insurance. 112 E. Court St. Phone Main 83 Charles Lehman is in from his ranch on McKay, , Y. J. Kirk of Milton, Is a county seat business visitor. Jesse A. Powers of Weston Is tran sacting business in Pendleton. Attorney S. F. Wilson of Athena, spent last night In Pendleton. Robert Stanfield of Echo, Is tran sacting business in Pendleton. O. A. Cannon of Echo is transact ing business In Pendleton today. E. H. Brown of the Echo Register, came up from that place last evening. Fred W. Falconer of Enterprise, Is a Wallowa county visitor in this city. William Mays was an incoming pas senger on today's Northern Pacific train. , T. C. Taylor returned today from a business visit Of a few days In Spo kane. Mrs. A. B. Noble, the Pilot Rock milliner, is In from that place to spend the day. Mr. and Mrs. Thornas Campbell are the guests of Pendleton friends for a few days. W. F. Earnheart, the timber cruis er and land locator, left for Echo this morning. L. Allehoff, the well-known cigar salesman. Is registered at the Hotel Pendleton. Martin Fuedstead of North Yakima is caring for business interests in Umatilla county. Joe Balser came over from Pasco this morning, to care for business in terests In Pendleton. Mrs. H. M. Straw came up from Hermlston last evening on a brief shopping expedition. Dr. W. G. Cole has returned from Seaside where he has been spending the summer with his family. H. J. Taylor and family returned this morning from a visit of several days to Portland and the Seattle fair. James Johns of the Hartman ab stract company, returned today from a business visit to Nennewlck and Pasco. Prof 0. M. Stirling of Whitman Col lege is a guest at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Dickson on South Main street. Miss Lizzie Jakes of Salem, Is In the city today, having been elected as a teacher In one of the country districts of the county. Miss Anita G. Humphrey of Pilot Rock, Is the guest of Pendleton friends, having come In from that place yesterday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Skiles returned nn today's Northern Pacific train from Seattle, where they had been for a visit to the exposition city. George Stangier returned last eve ning from Strathmore, Calgary, where he has been for several months caring for his mother's land interests. J. R. Mattern, representing the Remington typewriter company, Is In the city in the interest of the ma chines manufactured by that com pany. Asa B. Thomson of Echo, returned home this morning, having been call ed to the county seat as a witness In the famous detective bill trial now in progress, Steve Leonard, former yard master for the O. R. & N. in Pendleton and who Is now employed by the North ern Pacific at Pasco, came In from that place on today's train. Miss Pearl Ray, a school teacher whose home Is In Monroe, arrived in Pendleton this morning on her way to accept a position In one of the country schools of the county. Ed Cross, conductor on the Pilot Rock train, is temporarily disabled with a sprained ankle, received In the performance of his duty. His place is being filled by Jack Cherry. Carl Cooley, who was bookkeeper In the Alexander department store for several years will arrive from Port land Monday to take his old position. He says he Is coming to Pendleton for good this time. Mrs. M. E. Moule who has been the guest of her daughter, Mrs. John R. Dickson for several weeks, has gone to Portland where she will visit or some time at the home of another daughter, Mrs. L. W. White. T. L. Whitney, the Thlel detective who secured the evidence against vi olators of the local option law last fall, and. who has been here In con nection with the trial to determine who shall pay the bill Incurred by his employment, left this morning for Portland. Here Is where you will find the largest and best line of School Books Pictures School Supplies Frames Office Supplies Stationery LATEST COPYRIGHT FICTION TOYS Large shipment of new toys just received. Send the children in to see them, TOYS You'll find a larger stock and right prices at NELSON'S The Handy Store." 719 Main Street. A ROUND TIHP TICKET. Man (iocs to Death; Returns to Life. Seattle, Wash. Killed by an elec tric shock and practically dead for ir seconds, then restored to-life by another shock was the uncanny ex perience of Scott Allen, who today lies on a cot at the Seattle Oeneral hospital. Physlelnns declare positively that Allen wfs dead for at Wat 15 sec-, onds. Then the unusual occurred ;ind today Allen a live man. The accident occurred at the power plMt of the Snoqualmle Power com pany. Allen was working at one of the swltnhes, when he heard a sizzling ound and Intuitively knew that he hnd closej a circuit. Thirty thous and volts had passed through his body. He had been Instantly killed. Put at the same time the shock passed through his body there was a reaction and his body was hurled through the air and struck the ce ment walls of ths ewltehroom. The impact started the heart action again. The lime he was dead was a quarter of a minute. Admitting that he was unable to cope with the situation here because of the fact that he was so well lenown. Sheriff T. D. Taylor apparently scored a point for District Attorney Phelps this afternoon, In the trial of the suit brought to enjoin the county from the payment of the detective's bill. The sheriff declared that local officers could not secure evidence of law vio lations and that the employment of someone who was not known was necessary. The plaintiff's have finished with the Introduction of witnesses and Dis trict Attorney Phelps who represents the county court as defendant Is intro ducing witnesses In support of his con tentions. From appearances this af ternoon It Is evident that what was thought to be a long drawn out legal battle will In reality be rather short. Though the district attornew Is put ting on at least one witness from every section of the county their examina tion and cross-examination are both short, little time being consumed In useless questioning. The witnesses for the plaintiffs were County Clerk Sallng, County Commis sioner Walker, Commissioner Lee, G. W. Bradley, county treasurer; T. P. Gllllland, county judge and District Attorney Phelps. Sallng testified as to the presentation of the bill and the action taken by the court, while Walk er declared he had not been consulted relative to the employment of the de tective. Commissioner Lee testified to the same effect. The county treas urer testified as to the amount of the county's Indebtedness. Judge Gllll land was also called by this side to give some technical Information and he was also called soon after to testi fy for the other side. He said he had discussed with the district attorney the question of em ploying a detective and said he had sanctioned the action taken bv the district attorney Jn employing the Thlel man. Following Judge Gllllland the fol lowing witnesses were placed on the stand to substantiate the contention that the law was belnir onenlv nnri flagrantly violated throughout the county and that local officers were unable to cope with the situation: W. R Campbell, Pendleton; D. C. Brow nell, Umatilla: J. N. Burgess, Presi dent of the state woolgrowers associ ation and residing at Pilot Rock; J. M. Hayes, Pendleton; Robert Stan field, Echo; H. G. Newport, Hermls ton; J. c. Hosklns. Echo; Douglas Belts, Pilot Rock: H. H. Gilbert, post master at Pilot Rock; G. M. Morri son, Adams; E. A. Dudley, Athena; A. B. Thomson, Echo; W. A. Bannlsted, Weston; Oliver Dickinson of near Athena; H. H. McReynolds, city mar shall of Pilot Rock, Judge James A. Fee and Sheriff Taylor. Chief of Po lice Gurdane will be the next witness placed on the stand. Thomas Whit ney, the detective was also placed on the stand this afternoon to tell how he found conditions. HOLLAND SAYS MANY WANT PROJECT A carload of 40 people will arrive at Hermlston Sept. 20 to look at the lands now offered for sale by the company which is being managed by P. C. Hol land. This is the firm that recently took over the Maxwell Land company's holdings. This carload of prospective buyers is from North Dakota but others will be brought out later from the different points in the middle west. The company now has several men In these states, rounding up prospec tive homeseekers and John 8. Hughes who is in Iowa and Illinois has wired Mr. Holland that the Interest In Ore gon Is great and that no trouble whatever Is being experienced In find ing prospective buyers. R. E. Tar bet is the Pendleton manager for the new Hermlston company. Will Run on American Cotton. Manchester. England, Sept. 11. The federation of cotton spinners to day decided to continue running the mills, using American cotton only, four days a week until November 8. This Is six weeks longer than was or iginally intended. Wanted Lady or gentleman, to learn facial massaging and chiropo dist business. Good paying business. Inquire 618 Main street, room 2. Ap ply between 3 and 4 in the afternoon. Dr. Russell. TALLMAN'S MT. HOOD PEROXIDE GREASLES3 CREAM An excellent skin food and complexion beautifler. Effectu ally removes all blackheads and HemlsTies, leaving the skin soft, smooth. and velvety. Pre vents chapping and roughness. Will not stain the most delicate colors. For sale by, Tallman & C o. Leading Druggists. there's more styles, there's unexcelled comfort, there's greater wearability, in The Gordon Hat and look at the price $3.00 We have a large line for Fall and Winter. See th em Boston Store Where you trade to save THE First National Bank Pendleton, Oregon Report of Condition, September 1st, 1909, to the Comptroller of the Currency. CONDENSED Resources: Loans and Discounts Overdrafts United States Bond Other Bonds and Securities Bank Building Cash and Exchange $1,436,659.98 30,741.43 250,000.00 17,267.25 10,000.00 375,787,63 Liabilities: Capital Stock Surplus and Undivided Profits Circulation Due to Banks Deposits $2,120,456.30 $ 250,000.00 133,366.70 236,850.00 2,197.29 1,498,042.31 $2,120,456,30 I, G. M. Rice, Cashier of the above named bank, do solemnly 'swear that the above statement is true to the best of my knowledge and belief, G. M. RICE, Cashier. Subscribed and sworn to before me this 8th day of September, 1 909. (SEAL) C. K. CRANSTON, Notary Public for Oregon. Who Said Chicken? WE ALWAYS IIAVE THEM. YOUNG HENS, OLD HENS AND SOME THAT ARE NOT IIEN8 AT ALL. PHONE YOUR ORDER NIGHT BEFORE TO MAIN 536 OH B. 2S81. East End Grocery Expert Workmanship We clean, press and dye ladles and gentlemen's garments, giving you work at prices that will really surprise you. 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