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EVENING EDITION
EVENING EDITION
WEATHER REPORT.
Fair tonight; Sunday
rain or snow.
Calling cards, wed
ding stationery, com
merclal stationery and
Job printing to order
at 'the East Oregonian.
COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER
CITY OFFICIAL PAPER.
VOL. 24.
PENDLETOX, OREGON, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 19U.
NO. 7279
l-.--- - SSSSS
OPPOSING CANDIDATES FOR
MAYOR
mmm h
DENIAL OF RUMORS
Endorses Present Liquor
Regulations
Believes People Should
Govern Public
Utilities
To the Voters of Pendleton: To the voters of the City of Pen-
Owing to the rumors being clrcu- dleton:
lated by my opponents as to my attl- Every public official should be
tude on various public questions. I de- guided In his official acts by the will
sire to briefly submit for your con- of the majority of people affected by
slderatlon my views on some of the such acts. I believe the people of
more Important ones. J Pendleton desire the following incas-
1. I endorse most emphatically theures, and if elected, I will endorse and
present laws and city ordinances gov- support them.
erning the liquor question In the city) Restriction and regulation of sa
of Pendleton. I believe the present loons, by strict enforcement of the
method of regulating saloons In the present ordinance governing them,
city has worked very successfully and and no increase in the number of sa
lt elected mayor I would do my ut- loons.
most to continue the present liquor I Municipal regulation of Public Ser
laws and would lnist In a rigid and vice corporations and nil public util
strict enforcement of them. I am Hies, In all things which will promote
not in favor of Increasing the num-,the welfare and best Interests of the
ber of saloons to any greater number t city and the people,
than we have at present, and would j An Improved water system,
oppose with all my power any at-1 An economical and conservative ex
tenipt lo Increase them. I do not be- pendlture of public moneys and a
lieve that under any circumstances smaller tax levy.
there should be more than one sa-! An equal and Impartial division of
loon for every 500 population and all the public money deposits between
under strict regulation as stated local banks.
above. All statements to the con-j A non-pnrtlsnn city government on
trifry are deliberate falsehoods. ,a business basis.
2. I am not connected with nor am ; A constant development and 1m
I Interested In as attorney or Qther- provenient of suburban streets and
wise any public utility corporation, sidewalk, street lighting, fire protec
such as electric light gas and tele- tlon, parks and san'tary conditions,
phone companies. I, therefore, do not and of all things which go to make
favor, nor would I countenance, the , Pendleton a more desirable place In
giving away of any of the city's prlv- .which to live, and a home town.
lieges to them without adequate com
nenaatlon and then only In such a
way as the people'? rights would be
kept Inviolate.
The will of the pooplo of tho city
should govern absolutely; all public
utility corporations should bo requir
ed to so conduct their respective bus
iness M to best tubserve the whole
DooDle of tho city and should never
be allowed to operate to the detrl-1 Cincinnati, Ohio., Nov. 25. De
ment of the general public and should nouncing Aldrich's central reserve
be confined and kept within reason- bank fund plan, Alfred Crozler, a
able bounds. If at any time a con- prominent finonclal authority, delar
troversy should arlso betwoen the ed today that the American Bankers
people and a public utility corpora- association. "Has solemnly Joined
tlon I shall bo fir.-t, last and always Wall Street. In the most daring and
a rhnmpion of the people. dangerous conspiracy that has ever
I favor a better street lighting ser- been cooked up by the greed and
vico, especially In residence districts, avarice of high finance. "He said
I believe the rates charged for elec- ; "Shall the control of the public cur
trlc current and gas are higher In rency be by the public or by private
Pondleton than are charged In other parties? That !s the Issue,
titles In tho northwest, similarly sit-i "TheAldrlch plan offers the bunks,
uuted and should be reduced; and If for their support, the most colossal
elected I shall faithfully work tohat bribe in history. He would take
t.d, from the government and give to a
3. " I favor the employment of home banking syndicate a present of one
labor and citizens of Pendleton for billion dollars to put In their reserves
all public Improvement. ! so that with relatively no Investment
4. I favor an Improvement in both tho banks can collect interest on It
quantity and quality of city water at Und loan It back to the people at a
lowest expense to tax payers. j profit of billions and get more busl-
6. I favor progressive city Im- nesa credit on mere financial wind."
Tirnvemnnt commensurate with the
population and wealth of the city.
As an individual I have always mado
needed Improvements on my own
property and would feo.1 the same way
, -
toward city improvement.
It is rumored that I have made'
promises of city offices in. order to nnl trlul wt,re folt ngaln today when
get support to secure election. This court a(journod until Monday on ac
ts absolutely untrue. I emphatically count ot tho ,leath of chnri,,g Soxton
deny thut I have made any direct or of consumption, a brother of Juror
indirect promises, nor shall I make slxton.
any, and if elected will fill all ap- j In addition Jud Rush, a partner of
polntmcnts I may have with the best u0 Compto Davis, counsel for the
and most meritorious persons for tho defenso was stricken suddenly ill and
positions they are to fill. I have no tho iaUer was needed to attend to
axes to grind nor am I going to stoop the firm's business.
to peanut politics nor belong or al
low any so called "ring," political or
otherwise, to be built up under my
administration.
7. I shnll stand for' tho Interests
ot the entire citizenship of Tendleton
and not for any ::ring." "click," "set" !
or particular Interests of any person,
persons or corporation, and shall en
deavor to give a square deal to all.
8. I will support enthusiastically
and vigorously any charter, ordinance
or policy the city shall endorse, be
cause I am a firm believer in the doc
trine "the wholo people shall rulo."
9. I stand for Btrlct enforcement
of all laws and city ordinances and
would insist on a well conducted and
orderly city.
As to whether I am a man of my
word and one who would keep his
sacred pledge to the voters, I would
refer you to the host of my pioneer
friends and business men of the city
who havo known me more than. 30
years as a resident and citizen of
Pendleton'. When I consented to run
for mayor, It was with the assurance
STATE POSITIONS
J. I RALEY
RULE OF MAJORITY
Would Enforce Present
Liquor Laws
Corporation Regulation, Wat
er Improvement and
Lower Taxes
J . Jl. I V L, I'. 1 ,
Candidate for Mayor.
FINANCIAL EXPERT
DENOUNCES BANKERS
DEATH HALTS TRIAL OF
ALIIX.i:!) TIM KS DYNAMITERS
Hall of Records, Los Angeles, Nov.
25. Tho peculiar chain of fatalities
.. 1Illl((SS hoverlnir over the MrN'am.
Juror Green was allowed to visit his
sick wife over Sunday,
Murderess DcJoetoXl.
Denver, Colo.. Nov. 25. With her
hrnJ Iow aml dejected, Mrs. Patter
son today is still under a fire of the
merciless questions of Prosecutor
Benson, who Is cross-examining her
In trying to bare all her relations with
Strouse. She has contradicted much
of her testimony.
The state introduced a number of
letters, written by the husband to his
wife, expressing deep love. She de
nied she promised to withdraw her
divorce suit, if Patterson withdrew
his suit against Strouse. She also de
nied threatening Tatterson. She ad
mitted she. got $7,000 from Strouse,
from my old friends that they would
support me; if I cannot depend upon
them, it Is time that I should know
it. I most respectfully ask you for
your support at the coming city el
ection. W. F. MATLOCK.
REBELS PRACTICALLY
CAPTURE NANKING
Force Government Troops
to Abandon Hill
Near Town
IirlandH and Pirates, Disguised as
IU'lK'N, Throw Cantonese Country
Into State of Punic.
Shanghai, Nov. 25. The rebels cap
tured Tiger Hill, just outside Nan
king today after a fierce attack. The
government troops were forced to re
treat. The hill commands Nankinir
and the rebel fire may seriously, dam
age the town.
Pirates Terrorize Canton.
Hong Kong. Nov. 25. Brigands
and pirates are terrorizing Canton
delta. Disguised as rebels they have
murdered and robbed by the whole
sale. They attacked two Kuronenn
vessels and several Chinese. Battles
between the outlaws and soldiers have
,'recently resulted, approximately In
one thousand deaths.
Hankow liattle Raging.
, Shanghai, Nov. 25. Fighting Is pro
gressing at Hankow. The battle has
been raging thirty-six hours and the
rebels are gaining slowly. Rebel
gunboat shells have Ignited the
Standard Oil tanks outside Hankow
and practically destroyed the plant.
The losses are reported to be enor
mous
ROUNDUP WRITEUP
IN PACIFIC MONTHLY
In the December Issue of th Pn.
cilic Monthly just off the press is a
proiuseiy illustrated story of The
Itound-L'D. oerhans the most renrlnhle
story that has yet been .written of
Pendleton's ble frnntlnr show Tho
author is none other than Fred Lock
ley, manager of the magazine and
formerly circulation manager of the
bast Oregonian and incidentally one
whose knowledge of the west ho do.
scribes was not gained by reading
but derived from actual contact with
it.
Preliminary to the deserlntlnn nf
the cowboy carnival, Mr. Lockley tells
ot Pendleton and Its tributary coun
try us it was before Invaded by the
iron monsters of the Hill and Harri
man system and in this Introduction
he Incorporates stirring Incidents fa
miliar to every old timer in this part
of the state.
His story of the Round-Up proper is
vivid and graphic, each feature of the
big show being so described that the
real spirit of the occasion is impart
ed to the reader. Throughout the
story are reproductions of photo
graphs taken by Bowman, Marcell
and Burrell at the two shnu-a khH
they furnish proof Indisputable of the
claims made by the author.
The Pacific Montly story concludes
with the realistic Impressions ot a
tenderfoot at the Round-Up as writ
ten by W. C. E Prultt and published
in the Round-Up edition of the East
Oregonian.
rig ( Kown sees harvard-
YALE IXH)THAI.L GAME
Cambridge, Ma-s;, Nov. 25. Blar
ing bands and flaunting banners
screened Harvard's great stadium to
day for the annual football game be
tween Harvard and Yale.. The
weather was bright. The twenty
eight Boston hotels were filled with
people, who came to witness the great
struggle. The gridiron was dry
which wa in Yale's favor. Three
hours before the game the stadium
began filling with rooters.
RATE DECISION" WILL All)
RAILROAD COMMISSION
Salem, Ore., Nov. 25. Tho decision
of the interstate commerce commis
sion in the Portland and Seattlo "back
haul" cases yesterday, fixing reason
able Interstate rates between Pacific
coast cities and interior towns, con
siderably simplifies the problems of
points this side of the Oregon lino
as it will etwdlcnte the sharp raise in
gave the territory into the hands of
rates on the Oregon Short Line, which
tho Oregon railroad commission, ac
cording to Chairman Aitchlson today.
The Oregon -and Washington com
missions will probably confer togeth
er soon and decide on some way to
settle tho rate problem in the two
states now.
The commission's ruling will oblit
erate the "Idaho wall" which practi
cally restricts coast manufacturers, to
easterners.
Japan Is Economizing.
Toklo, Nov. 25. Complete aban
ment of the proposed Toklo grand ex
position and all military and naval
expansion for one year was decided
on at a cabinet meeting today. The
minister of finance contended the
move is noeessary to rehabilitate Ja
pan's finances which were cripplod
by tho recent war with Russia,
TWO CHARGED WITH
WHITE SLAVING
Man
and Woman Held
Jail Pending In
vestigation in
Anvstod for Disorderly Conduct,
More Serloua I'liaso Develops With
Later DiHcoveries.
Complaints were issued this after
noon from the office of United States
Commission Vlda Johnson aeralnst
! Jack Sullivan and Faye Sulivan
charging them with violating the fed
eral white slave statutes and they will
both be held in Jail here, one in the
city and the other in the county jail,
pending the development of the case.
The defendants are the couple ar-
, rested last Tuesday night when found
;immoraly cohabitating and who were
sentenced in the police court under a
charge of disorderly conduct. Chief
jof Police Guitfane then sent for In
spector E. L. Wells of Walla Walla,
and that official has been here for
the past few days. As a result of dis
coveries made by him and the local
police, the complaints were made out.
The voman, it is alleged, has been
furnishing money to Sullivan for
some time and the latter, it is believ
ed induced the woman to go to Pasco
for immoral purposes.
The woman has a sister in this city
who is very ill with tuberculosis and
it was in response to a message from
her that the defendants came back
here from Pasco. However, it is said,
the woman spent but a few minutes
with her sick sister, after which she
became intoxicated and continued on
her drunken orgie until arrested.
suiiivan was formerly connected
with the Palace rooming house in this
c ty and has borne an unsavory repu
tation with the officers for some
time. The woman, whose real name
is Lena Holmes, was raised at Ukiah
and has spent most of her life In this
countv.
CON VICTED DENTIST TO APPLY
FOR NEW TRIAL MONDAY
San Bernardino, Calif., Nov. 25.
Application for a new trial fnr Dent
ist McDavitt, who was corvic-ted of
holding' Miss McDonald a prisoner for
fifteen months, will be filed Monday,
according to the defense today. If
denied he will be sentenced.
TIT NOT rMV To ei P
l .11 l .MM CAME TO SEE
PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY
"
Washington. Nov. 25. miles. Taf fs
private
secretary, today denied the
truth Of n storv nrinto1 in flhln that '
President Taft had met the challenge
of the Ohio progressives and would
urge a presidential preference prlmarv
In Ohio.
UMATILLA ROW IS
AIRED IN COURT
Race feeling is responsible for a
case which came un in the lustice
court this afternoon wherein Frank j Frazier of Colfax, Wash., and Law
Johnson and Archie McFarland of, rence G. Frazier of this city, and two
Umatilla are the defendants. Both ; s;sters, Mrs. S. F. Sliarp of Athena,
are charged with assault and batten-! and Miss Effie Jean Frazier of Pen
nd the latter is charged, in addition, ! dleton.
with ssault with a dangerous weapon. The funeral will be held privately
They were brought up to plead this' at the family residence tomorrow
afternoon and their hearing was set : morniiig at 10 o'clock.
for next Friday. I
According to the story coming from 1 .... s ,t Asi,i,,t Chinaman.
L.maima, tne aerendants. both of
whom are American citizens, became!
incensed at a section crew of Italians!
anii, oy way or liivmng me laiier 10
leave this part of the country, as
i !
saulted them with rocks.
McFarland,
it i sain, went even turtner and arew
: i . . ....... c ,u i j .
a gun upon the dark-skinned labor-
c"
Tho O.-W. n. & X. through its at-
torney. Charles H. Carter, is assisting
the prosecution in the ease. Judge
James A. Fee is actin- as counsel fo
the defendants.
TURKEY EXI'f CTS ITALIAN
P.I.OCKAPE Ol' DARDEN'EIIES
Oiistantinople, Nov. 25. Tho for
eign office stated today that It ex
pects Italy to fulfill her threat to ,
block vde 'tho Dardenelles ports with-
In twenty-four hours. Turkey be-1
lieves thil will be carrying the war
outside of African territory an,d would ,
complel speedy European
tion.
interven-
PORTLAND EXPLOSION
INJURES EMPLOYES
Portland, Ore., Nov. 25. Four em
ployes, Including Ed Manning, a fore
man, were burned seriously around
tho head today when an explosion oc
curred at the city crematory, when
tho workmen dumped some fine dry
sawdust into tho furnace. ,
Ite-noy Scores Fisher.
Seattle. Wash., Nov. 25. Speaking
at tho Y. M. C. A. last night, Francis
Honey, former graft prosecutor of
San Francisco, scored Secretary of the
Irterlor Fisher, for Fisher's stand for I
the development of Alaska.
GOVERNMENT TO UPHOLD
RESERVATION WATER RIGHTS
Assistant Commissioner Writes Major Swartzlan
der Case is Now Up to McCourt
CALDWELL'S RIGHTS WILL FOLLOW SAYS LETTER
Action at Washington Comes Following Request of Local
Superintendent Who Wants to Prove Rights for His
Charge Major Swartzlander Thinks Storage Reser
voirs Would Be Feasible.
That the United States government,
through the department of justice,
will get busy with. the establishment
of the rights of the Umatilla Indians
to water from the Umatilla river for
irrigating purposes is indicated by the
following letter Just received by Ma
jor E. S. Swartzlander, agent upon the
reservation:
Washington, D. C, Nov. 18.
Mr. E. L. Swartzlander Superintend
ent Umatilla Indian School, Pen
dleton, Oregon.
Sir: With reference to the matter
of the Indian right to the use of wa
ter from the Umatilla river, I beg to
advise you that'the question has been
referred to the department of justice
and is now in the hands of the U. S.
! distriot attorney tor 0"B"
The position taken by the district
attorney is that the Indians have a
prior right to these waters, and com
plete data as to the land that can be
I walered has been furnished him by
direction of Chief Engineer Code,
The matter will undoubtedly be set
tled by the courts and if settled In fa-
WELL KNOWN LOCAL
MAN PASSES AWAY
At the family residence, 712 Rail
road street, Julius Arthur Frazier
pa.-sed away mis morning i
I , nd after a res denee in
j iPndleton for the greater part of his
nrd nqtti una .loo tn ft hemorrhage
! . s,ma,i, n,l was sudden and
' vn,i nlihoneh he had been ill
1 since last June and had been railing
rapidly.
Deceased was born September 19,
1867. at Bodeyer Comers, California,
i and came to Umatilla county in 1S79
und has lived in this county since that
year. Since 1883 he has been a resi
dent of Pendleton and for twenty
years had carried the mail between
the postoffice and tie trains.
He Is survived by his mother, Mrs.
Wiley Frazier4 five brothers, A. A.
Frazier of Eureka. Calif , G. T. Fra-
lo Kan T.ouis ObisDO. Calif., J. E.
tt.., cn.nnville Ore.. Charles A.
-l v.-- Miss
I Anna Hopper of Spokane, a white
,-..,,, t.o
a Chinaman
Tn vonrs resunnfr at i'uimiau.
i.Vn . , rl..ims sso.OOO damage.
'
. nr .vtrA SOrved on the de
j fondant this afternoon. The plaintiff
i alleges that the Chinaman promised
t(1 marry nor November 6. then put
off untu Nov 22. and then failed
' to kepp his promise. The celestial says
,he pl;lintiff anj another woman came
L(, his pIac0 November 3. and asked
him if he wanted a good wite. lie
declares that ho did not promise to
marry the plaintiff because he want
ed to find out first If she were a good
woman. It is said the Chinaman, a
market gardener, is wealthy.
Editor Guilty of Murder.
Stockton, Cal., Nov. 25. The jury
ln tll0 caso ot Editor S. li. Axtell.
charged with the murder of Charles
Sollars, returned a verdict last night
of murder In the first degree with
tho recommendation that Axtell be
sent to prison for life. Insanity was
the defense made in behalf of Axtell
and the trial covered 23 court days.
Dr. A. W. Hosholt of the medical
Ftaff of the Stockton state hospital,
who was called In as an expert wit
ness, testified that Axtell was sane
at the time ho shot Sollars.
Fight to Draw.
San Francisco, Nov. 25. Jim Barry
of Chicago and Charlie Miller the
giant San Francisco motorman,
fought four rounds to a draw last
night. Barry did not appear to be
In condition. The bout was slow and
uninteresting,
Miller doing most of
i the aggressive work.
vor of the Indians will establish the
r.ght of Mr. Caldwell to use water on
the leased land in question.
Before any further steps are taken
in the matter It will be necessary to
obtain the present status of the case
from the U. S. District attorney.
The department of justice has been
requested to furnish this office with
the present status of the case, upon
receipt of which you will be advised
further. Respectfully,
C. F. HAUKE,
Second Asst. Commissioner.
Swartzlander Asked Action.
The letter from the second assist
ant commissioner came in reply to re
quests made by Major Swartzlander
to the effect the government should
take up the fight for the Indian water
rights. Major Swartzlander recom
mended that the department inter-
l-Ono tn tht Z"1 -1 1 1 I r. 1 1 naaa ti-lfh n itUm
to protecting the rights of the gov
ernment's wartls. The letter from
Mr. Hauke is interpreted as meaning
that the government will take inde
pendent action, through John McCourt
U. S. district attorney.
Vrjrcs Storage Ileservoirs.
Major Swartzlander is greatly inter
ested in having the reservation rights
e&tablished and is hopeful that the
courts will rule the Indians are en
titled to water whether they rent their
lands or do work in person. The ma
jor is also of the belief that if the
rights are proven It will become good
policy to construct a storage reser
voir or several of them so as to utilize
the flood waters of the river.
KANSAS TAU WI ELDERS
CONVICTED AND WILL FIGHT
Lincoln Center, Kas., Nov. 25.
"We didn't do the actual tarring of
Miss Chamberlain and I, for one, wont
go to the penitentiary without a
fight," said S. Clark today, who with
John Schmidt was found guilty after
the jury was out thirty-six hours. The
others who confessed were sentenced
to one year in the penitentiary.
Miss Chamberlain has announced
that she will continue to reside at
Beverly, where the outrage occurred.
THREATENED ROCK ISLAND
STRIKE IS AVERTED
Ch'cago, Nov. 25 It was announ
ced at the offices of the Chicago.
Rock Island and Pacific railroad to
day that differences between the road
and shopmen, which threatened a
strike, has been adju-ted. The unions
agreed to sign the .original scale of
fered by the railroads October 10. This
does not contemplate increasing the
scale or changing the working condi
tions. NEITHER HARVARD
NOR YALE SCORE
Cambridge. Nov. 25. Harvard
brawn and Yale bulldog grit battled
on Soldier's Field this afternoon be
fore 4(1,000 chicking spectators, the
score onjing nothing to nothing.
It was one of the hardest contests
the rival teams have ever played.
Several players were bruised and
otherwise injured and forced to retiro
during the game.
Although fierce line plunges marked
the game, punting was much resorted
to and both sides saved themselves
by kicking iho pigskin from danger
several times.
Navy Itoat.s Army.
Philadelphia, Nov. 25. Navy, 3;
Army, 0.
JEKYL-llYDE CHARACTER
GUILTY OF SLAVING WOMAN
Splngfield, Mass., Nov. 25. After
five hours deliberation a jury found
Spencer the "Jekyl-Hyde" character,
who killed Martha Blaekstono while
attempting rlbbery last March, guilty
of first degree murder. During tho
day tho man was hard working and
at night he robbed homes here and
finally killed tho woman. Ills Iden
tity was discovered by a peculiar
watch charm which ho lost near the
scene.

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