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Opportunity ksocfca at your door EVEKT ilu. To be convinced road today's ads. CITY OFFICIAL I'Al'ER. VOL. 22. I'KN ) J I ON. oiii:i.'()N, '! HI' ItSDAY, EMBKJB . 1909. No. 6732 EVENING EDITION "fflK' ' COUNTY OFFICIAL fJLPER. v3 ''0s: SHERIFF MUST i ENFORCE LAWS ! At Meeting ol Law Enforce ment League Taylor is Asked to Stop Bootlegging, WILL BE BACKED RY PHELPS AND ()IM V COURT League Willed Baa 1 "r Purpose En forcement of LoOBi ()tloii Invt. Held Mi-cling Yesterday Officers and Commissioners Invited to At tend Taj lor l .iplaliK Ills lliindi ca County Court und District Attorney Issure hiim'' ami As sistance. e e e when teen after thi meetingi e shc ii: f Taylor saiil he had no e statement whatever to make, e e If he has any plans he evident- e e ly Intends to keep them to himself until after they have e been worked. All those present e e expressed themsetvea as fully convinced that the sheriff would act wlii-ncvcr and wher- a ever necessary, e It is now up to Sheriff T. D. Taylor to enforce the local option law In Umatilla county if It Bail bo done by the employment Of detectives and the co-operation of District Attorney Phelps and the county court. The showdown came yesterday afternooti about 4 o'clock at the termination of an exceedingly interesting meeting In which the above officers anil about two dozen memhers of the I;iw En forcement league, all of them taxpay ers and representing every section of the county, took port. The meetfng OCCtjrred In the Jury room at the court house Incensed at the reports which had been published broadcast to the ef fect that the local option law was be ing openly and flagrantly violated, especially In Pendleton, that blind pigs were flourishing, bootleggers do ing thriving business and that no at tempt v. as being made by either the city or county officers to enforce the law. these men came to Pendleton, by pre-arrangement, on the opening day of the November term of the circuit court, to ascertain why the law was not being enforced nnd to demand of the officers that it be enforced. This was the purpose of the meeting as explained by Chairman Jerry Stone of Athena; John P. McMnnus of Pi lot Hock; D. Ci Brownell of Umatilla; W. A. Bannlater of Weston; H. L Frazlor of Milton; P.. It. O'Rrlcn of Pendleton, and others. Il was first declared that as the result of investigations conducted by men present it was found there was not so many nor such flagrant viola tions an has been reported. It was Insisted that not a great deal of in toxicating liquor was being sold In Pendleton, but it was admitted that more was being sold here than should be. The general opinion prevailed, however, that the law could be en forced and that it should he, even if It should be necessary for every' man present to go down Into his pocket to secure the funds necessary to se cure a strlet obedience to the statute. While a resolution calling upon the county court to furnish the sheriff With detectives, if they were neces sary was being considered, some one moved that the district attorney, sheriff, county Judge and commis sioners be requested to appear be fore the meeting and to hear nnd participate In the discussion. With the exception of Commlsslon- Declaring that ho and his family have been damaged to the amount of $15,000. John Rergevln a reservation farmer near Athena, has brought suit for that sum of money against J. R. Sponogle, a dentist of that town. The complaint was filed In the circuit court this morning by Attorney Will M. Peterson of the firm of Peterson and Wilson who are representing Rer gevln. It Is nllcged In the complaint that Dr. Sponogle, through promises to marry, seduced and debauched Annie Rergevln, daughter of the complain ant. The first offense Is alleged to have occured In the month of April. 1907. The complaint states that three months later, Sponogle, with further promises to wed, induced the girl to go to the town of Athena and live with hlin In a hotel there. DEMANDS S15.000 DAMAGES FOR RUIN OF RIS DAUGHTER RIDICULES PINCHOT AM) ROOSEVELT POLICY, Washington, Nov. 4. Orms by McHarg, wno resigned, a as sistant hi crotary of commerce and labor today fired a broad side at Plnchot, Commissioner of Corporation! Smith and the Roosevelt policy of coiiserva tlon of natural resources. Ho aid': "It absurd to talk about a monopoly of water power. In United State two hundred n ' fifty million Horsepower fan bo developed by waterfalls, and only five and a half millions arc now In private use. No sin gle corporation holds over a tenth amount of private con trol " 1 Bf Horace Walker, they all Imme I dlately responded to the requesl. The j officers were made arqua nted with I the purposes of the meeting and the desires of the members of the Law Enforcement league present. The re sult of the conference seemed to be entirely satisfactory to those present, Sheriff Taylor explained that because he was so-well known !t was impos sible for him to secure evidence of violations In person and that the sal ary of his office did not Justify him (Continued on page eight.) INDUSTRIAL WORKERS FIGHTING AUTHORITIES Continue to Violntc Antl-Strcci Speak" Speaking Ordinance and 2(1 More I Arrested Today Receiving Finan cial id and Recruits from Other Cities. Spokane, MoT, 4. Industruiai Workers of rh? World are resuming tlii Ir attack, today on the anti-street speaking ordinance, and twenty more have been arrested. They claim they have received a thousand dol lars from Chicago and that other cit ies are offering financial aid. Hun dreds are arriving to assist In the fight. They threaten suits by . the thousand aeainst the city for ellegftd ill treatment of memhers and un healthy conditions In the Jail. The Workers declare that Portland is preparing to send fifteen hundred men and Seattle to send three thou sand If necessary, and that four thou sand are coming from Montana as a result of the conviction of thirty-three members last night on charges of disorderly conduct. ORVILLE WRIGHT BAYS DE LAMBERT is TOO DARING New York. Nov. 4. Orvllle Wright the nvlntor. and his sister Katherlne nave been on an extensive tour. When asked regarding his flight In Merlin when he reached a height of 1500 feet he replied: "I hade a very tine trip, and some nice flights. I met no air currents that gave me trouble." Referring to the startling flights of Count DoLnmbert In a Wright bi plane over Paris recently he saffi: "The count Is a splendid manipula tor of a machine and Is ciymblc of making the most daring flights but we decry his foots. They are too dangerous." Forest Fire lit California. Santa Ana, Calif., Nov. 4. Forest rangers are fighting a fire at the head of the canyon here. It Is said to have started at Saddleback watershed, and Is working up the canyon toward the home of the late Madame Modjoska. A section of the Cleveland reservoir has been devnsted. This Is the second suit of this char acter which has been filed. The first action was commenced in the spring of 1908. The damages demanded then were $10,000, but the suit was withdrawn after Sponogle had prom ised the father that he would marry the girl. It is alleged, however, that this promise was never kept, but that the dentist did continue his carnal re lations with her. The climax was reached a few dnys ago when Dr. Sponogle nnd the Rergevln girl were arrested In a Walla Walla lodging house on a charge of lewd cohabita tion. Rergevln alleges that by reason of the action of the Athena dentist his daughter has been publicly disgraced and that she and his entire family have been caused area! mental an gulsh and suffering. TURMOIL IN SPOKANE IS GROWING WORSE i SENSATION IK ; PUS COURTj During Trial of Mmc. SteinM Man Jumps to Feet and Confesses Murder, "RELEASE THAT woman. I AM THE MURDERER" t onrt and Assemblage Electrified bj Mob alra malic Announcement Man Rumored ami Examination Cob tin in Mm,, steinhel! still Maintain- Former Chaises Admits she Urred Riga Dignitary. Who Re turned Passion Prosecution De clare., Accused Woman l.lnr from Childhood, Paris, Nov 4. A man giving the name of Lefcbvrc arose in the court today during the trial of Madame Bhelnhell and electrified the assem blage by confessing that he had mur dered Steinheil and Madame Japy. The incident occurred as Mmc. Stelu heil resumed the stand. The woman bad Just arose and was . mphasi.ing a point in her testimony when Lefeb- vre Jumped to his feet and shouted: 'Reieas,. that woman. She is inno cent, i alone am responsible, time, Steinheil had nothing to do with the death of her husband or .Madam Japy. I kllli'J them and am glad of It." Lefebvre was removed from the court room and the police are inves tigating. 'When quiet was restored the examination was continued. Ifme. Steinheil; continues to maintain that the murdera m re committed by three men and ,i woman dressed hi flowing "t Tt .V r C Replying to questions, Mine. Stein heil said. "I have lovers many of them." The only statement con strued as bearing upon the late Pres ident Faure was when she said "My husband took me to the salon of a high dignitary of the republic. Later he became my lover and was inter ested In my husband's paintings. The only wrong he did me was in dying and not taking me with him." In reviewing the case, and the wo man's answers to questions, M Val les. of the prosecution, said: "Mine. Steinheil was a liar at the age of five and has never reformed." Mine. Steinheil Makes scene. After the sensational confession Mine. Steinheil Bhlelted out "I am in nocent. I tell you I urn Innocent. Now that that man has confessed do you still believe me guilty? Why do yon persecute an Innocent woman in this manner? If there s the least bit of Justice to be obtained in Fran 'e re- lease me this afternoon, right now." The prosecution scoffs at this confes sion, deO taring the man to lie crazy. I.elVhvre Details Crime. LefebSm la 19 years old and prnc tlcally unknown In Paris. He re Ci Ited every detail of the murders, declaring robbery wa the motive. He declared he disguised himself as a woman and with a companion pro ceeded to the Steinheil home where he murdered the artist and Madame Japy. At the conclusion of the slatetment the magistrate ordered the attendants to search the man A wo man's red wig was found in one of his pockets. He declared, his accom plice is now dead. Lefebvre was lock ed up until an Investigation as to his sanity Is made. STEAMER WRECKED IN FOG SIGNALING FOR AID Tomales, Calif., Nov. 4. A steam er is thought to be wrecked on the Jagged rocks at Hodcga hay. seven miles from here Reports from the Lawrence ranch, which fronts the hay, say that distress signals have been blowing all night. A thick fog which settled yesterday at 3 o'clock still prevails, making it Impossible to see the position of the ship or ascer tain her name. Farmers ore hasten ing to the scene to assist. Captain Hunt and seven life savers left the Point Reyes life saving station at 11 o'clock todny for the scene. W ALSH APPLIES FOR REHEARING OF CASE Chlcngo, Nov. 4. Aplicatlon for re hearing the case of Walsh, convicted of misapplying funds and wrecking the Chicago National bank of which he was president, was filed today In the federal court of appeals. It alleges the court failed to answer questions In the original assignment of error. landslides Slop Trnfric. Missoula, Nov. 4. Landslides have tailed the traffic In Western Montnna on the Milwaukee and Puget Sound railroad. Heavy rains are reported to have washed miles of track away. N. P. Will Shorten Line. Rutte, Nov. 4. The Northern Pa cific has begun to survey a line be tween Miles City and Mott. North Da 'ota. It la claimed this will shorten the main line fifty miles of completed. KNOX SMS FOR PEACE I Sectary of State Urges a CumpdCt for Peace Between Ajierica and Japan . ADDRESSES JAPANESE STATESMEN AT BANQUET Vaks Commercial Commissioners to Aid in Establishing Agreement iio tucni Countries, Ellmlna Ung all Po Utilities of War and Promoting Trade Relations und Good Feeling Petition Them Huron Stlltmsawa Be ponds. Washington, D. C, Nov. 4..-' ere Ptary Kno last night Invited Japan to enter inio compact malting practically I compulsory peaceful settlement of all ! difficulties with the United States. The secretary's Invitation was not In the form of a state document. It was a suggestion to the Japanese com mercial commissioners In an address i by Mr. Knox at a banquet given In honor of the visitors from the mika do's land. After proposing a toast to the em peror of Japan, Mr. Knox said. "Baron Shlbueawa ana honorable i commissioners: "It is my privilege and a great ' pleaghre to welt ome you to Washing ton on behalf of this government and to express the sincere hope that your !j. urm ylngs and observations and en : tf rtainments have been and will con tinue 'to be, comfortable, profitable and agreeable." Then after commending their nation I for its f .nminent virtues atl'd paHn? a 'high tribute to Prince Ito, he said: Friendly competition Beneficial. I "Commerce. exchange. markets. trrulrs extensions these are the fields Q which the friendly commercial riv- latry now proceeding between the j American and Japanese people find expression. Each, indeed, furnishes jn wide market for the other and be yond their respective boundaries they I engage in this friendly trade com petition for the various markets of the world nnd will continue to so engage. "Put the great modern movements of accord nnd good understanding between nations are after all the lofty achievements and crown of all international relations. "The controlling principles of these movements Is peaceful and beneficial International intercourse and the peaceful settlement by arbitration of differences and controversies ex tending that principal, by friendly di plomacy as rapidly as possible to em brace an Increasing number and vari ety of disputes and ultimately In voluntary International compacts mak ing pence settlements of all differ ences compulsory, or practically so "I am confident you will agree It Is altogether In accordance with the hon orable and enlightened nttitude both of Japan nnd the United States, and that it should be the aim of true statesmanship to continue to keep abreast of these beneficial movements in which they have borne so dignified a part. Urges Respect of Right).. "Thus the long and unbroken friend ship of the United States and Japan of which your visit nnd this occasion are such happy symbols and the laud, able purpose of Japan and the United States, to respect each other's rights and with frankness, patience and good temper to adjust such differences as inevitably arise even between nations of sympathetic and common purposes will be exemplars which will hear fruit and aid In the gradual realiza tion of the noblest Idenls for the unity, concord and prosperity of the world." Haron Shlbusawa was especially appreclattlve of the treatment accord ed his countrymen. "Japan," he said, "wants to do the best she can 'within her power, to pay the heavy rebt she owes to America and one of the most effective ways to do this, I believe, is in promoting the trade relations be tween the two countries. The trade already Is extensive. Japan's inten tion Is to take part In America's trade to the utmost of her ability and her opportunity." Yesterday being the anniversary of the birth of the emperor, the visitors assembled at the Japanese embassy, where they celebrated the occasion In the fashion of their country. LEADER OF GREEK REVOLT CAPTURED BY TROOPS Athens, Nov. 4. Lieutenant Tip nldos. leader of the revolt last week, was captured today by troops on the Kephisi road, accompanied by Lieu tenant Dlmoulis nnd both were taken without resistance and conducted to the arsenal where they were Impris oned. It is understood they will be court martlaled as soon as a court can be called. Tlpaldos declared he was en route to tho capital to sur render and believes he can Justify the mutiny and his participation in it. NOTORIOUS MB ICASi DESPEB Io IPT1 BED e Galveston. Nov. 4. News was received today from Frio coun- ty, of the capture of Inez Ruis, the Mexican desperado who is said to have killed at leest forty 4 men in his career. The fexl- can govei ti Tient ha appl! i for 'fr his surrender, and it Is said has guaranteed a summary exe- cuVm to follow the deportation. Bull was leader In the Oarzar- aln and San Ignoero outrages In 1H02. it Is said he killed ten men In one battle. !lx years ago while und r sentence Of death In Mexico, he escaped to TOM and roamed this state un- til recognized three days ago. LANGFORD'S MANAGER willing to post sin.oon Roston, Nov. 4. Joe Woodman, manager' of Sam Langford, declares he is In earnest about posting a $1, ooo side bet for Langford to meet Johnson, and declared he will ?hniv Johnson he Is not bluffing if the mate), is made. Woodman wants the match !n London, as he believes the negroes would draw better abroad. FRISCO LABOR PARTY IS SUPREME POWER COUNT SHOWS TICKET M IDE ALMOST CI. FAX SWEEP Honey Snowed Under by Fickert by 10,000 McCarthy Wins Over In land by People Vole to Re duce Saloon Licenses. San Francisco. Nov. 4. The com pleted semi-officinl count of the votes case in the municipal election does not change the complexion of San Fiv ncisco's new government froTn the forecast of its composition based on th- partial returns yesterday. The un ICO labor ticket, with P. H. McCarthy at its head, virtually swept the field, carrying almost every important of fice by good margins. Next in importance to the mayor and district attorney stands the new board of supervisors and there will be 11 union labor men among the 18 city fathers chosen. The balance of the board will be made up of five re publicans and two democrats. Thomas Finn, union labor nominee for sheriff, was carried into the office by n majority of over 1000 votes over Lawrence Dolnn. democrat, and good government league candidate, the in cumbent. Thomas Doyle, democrat, independ ence league and union labor, will be the next auditor of the city. He de feated Mathewson. republican anil good government league, by 10.000. MacDoogald PoDa Heavies! Vote. John MacDougald. the present city treasurer, was an exception to the rule. With the hacking of the demo crats and good government league, he was elected over Alexander, the union labor nominee, polling the heaviest vote of any candidate. His total vote was 40,818, Alexander receiving 18, 954. McCarthy's plurality over Leland. the democrat, was 9S34: over Crock er, republican. 15.720. The vote was 1 McCarthy. 29.437; Leland. 16.603: Crocker 13.717. Charles Fickert, the victorious can didate for district attorney, defeated Francis J. Heney by 10,205. The vote was: Fickert. 36.197: Heney. 25.992. I Resides making municipal officers, the electors were asked to pass upon an ordinance which provides that sa- I loon licenses shall be fixed at $500 annually. The present rate is $1000. The vote resulted in a victory for the lower license, being 22.966 for, and 16,256 against. GIT! AND The Pendleton City and County Medical society Is the name of a phy sicians' organization that has been duly formed here and the first reg ular meeting was held last evening In the office of Dr. C. J. Smith. At that time a short program was rendered and the evening devoted to discussion of subjects pertaining to the medical profession. The plans for the doctors' organ ization were formed a month ago when a preliminary meeting was held. Dr. J. A. Rest Is the president of the society. Dr. D. J. McFaul Is vice president and Dr. I. U. Temple Is the sec re t a ry-1 reasurer. As expressed today by Dr. Temple, secretary-treasurer, the objects of the I society are to study and discuss pro PR I S HAVE TUFT PLEASES SUIT President Ingratiates Himself With Alabamans by Expres sions of Good Will. DEFENDS C.OI.F AS HYGENIC AND DEMOCRATIC Chlor Executive Smiles Himself In to Hearts of Hostile Southerners prcea Support Tor Carry lag Out Roosevelt Policies Evades Ques tion Concerning Prohibition Says Ills Favorite Lame Is not Essenti ally tor Aristocrats hut is Leveller of Distinctions, Birmingham, Ala., Nov. 4. Presi dent Taft, in an address here prester uay again expressed his good will toward the south. While he was do ing so, an old, gray bearded man in the crowd called out: "Gob bless you. We all love you." The president sr ' '. replied: "That reminds n ; old quo tation: 'It migiit I h to dis semble your love, but why did you kick me down stairs." "Eut I have no fault to find on that score. The fact that you had so little to do with putting me where I am makes me appreciate the warmth tand sincerity of your reception all the more." The "president urged for support in carrying out the Roosevelt policy to bring about better conditions of hon t sty and integrity in business and public affairs, without regard to party lines. Taft Evades an Answer. The president refejred once to the' proposition to amend the conititution by providing in It for an indefinite continuance of state wide prohibition. He promptly was asked how he stood on the question. "I am not an Alabaman." he re plied, amid laughter, "und I am in somewhat the position of Brother Fox, who, when ho was called upon to de cide a case between a lion and some other ferocious beast, protested that he had a bad cold and had entirely lost his sense of smell." As the p resident was about to enter his automobile to go to his train, he passed between two lines of veterans confederates on one side and G. A. R. men on the other. He stopped to shake hands alternately with each one. , I A confederate soldier said: "Mr. President, you have captured the secessionists, the Kuklux and the cranky democrats, all of them." "Well, that's a whole lot." smilingly replied the president. Comes 10 Defense of Golf. In one of his speeches here the president sought to defend golf from the charge that It is a rich man's ga me. ,ii game of golf I am not only fond of myself," he said, "but I am serious in thinking that its general spread through the country Is a real advance in the matter of hygiene and healthfulneaa and long life to men be tween 50 and 70. "During the last presidential elec tion it was heralded in the newspap ers as being a game Indicating aris tocratic leaning, that was supposed to injure one in the standing of the 'plain people' as Lincoln called them, I am hopeful now that the virtue of golf as a trainer of character and as a leveler Instead of an exalter of peo ple will he well understood. Dan Newmyer, formerly with the track department on the Pendleton district of the O. R. & N.. is now with the Union Pacific ond is located at Medicine Bar. Wyoming. COUNTY SOCIETY gressive medicine and surgery and to assist In educating the laity in the treatment of tuberculosis, typhoid and infectious diseases. A Collection bureau has also been established and arrangements have been made to have different memhers of the society give lectures to the nurses' class at the St. Anthony's hospital. At this time there is a class of five taking instruction at the hospitnl At a meeting last evening a paper. "The Treatment of Pneumonia," was read by Dr. L C Temple. The society will hold regular meetings every first Wednesday In each month. All the local physicians are members of the association and several of the out of town physicians have also Joined.