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EVENING EDIT1011 ' ' p . COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER. t-J" KSJK c ';' 1 ' : V!" EVENING EDITION Largest paid circu lation of any paper In Oregon east of Port land. CITY OFFICIAL PAPER. VOL. 24. PENDLETON, OREGON, THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 1912. NO. 7325 . V MSN KEEPS SILENT Refuses to Discuss Request Made of Harpers or Wat terson Attack. LIKES OREGON MEASURES Cbaagca Views Regarding Initlatire lieferendum Dut Thinks lle of Judiciary Attacks Symptom Not Disease. Detroit, Mich, Jan, 18. Refusing to discuss the attack made upon him by Colonel Henry Watterson, editor of the Louisville Courier Journal, be cause of bis request that his name be withdrawn by Harper's Weekly as Its choice for president. Governor Wood row Wilson of New Jersey arrived here today on his speech-making tour. Governor Wilson alio refused to dis cuss the request, attributed to him, of Harpers, saying that he might have something to say regarding the mat ter later. ' Governor Wilson will speak here tonight at a non-partisan banquet at which Governor Oaborno will be toast-master and will later In tho eve ning address a democratic rally. Chatting friendly with a number of newspaper reporters. Governor Wil son toay said: "I hive come to change my views regarding tho Initiative and referend um. It seems to work splendidly in Oregon and I now favor both meas ures. "Regarding the recall, as applied to tho Judiciary. I do not favor It. It attacks the symptom Instead of the disease." MRS. GEO. HARTMAN STRICKEN, PARALYSIS The many friends of Mrs. George A. Hartman In this city will bo shocked to learn that she has suffered a para lytic stroke at her home In Portland, but will be glad to know that today her condition Is much Improved and warrants the statement that Bhe will recover completely from the effects of the shock. , Sho was stricken on Tuesday while reading a paper In bed and her whole left side was paralyzed. Medical as sistance was speedily summoned and remedies applied. In a letter received this morning by George A. Hartman, Jr., of this city from his father, the latter announces that Mrs. Hartman Id slowly recovering use of her limbs and Is not suffering any pain. He al so states that the attending physician has announced the stroke a slight one and anticipates no serious effects. HIGH SCHOOL IS MOVING TO ACADEMY Work of moving the apparatus and equipment of tho high Bchool from the old building on the hill to tempo rary quarters In the Pendleton acad emy building Is now well under way and will be completed before the end of tho week. The academy building has been thoroughly renovated and made ready for occupancy. Tho first floor of the -building will afford room for the commercial course and the scientific courses and there will be one recitation room In addition. On' the second floor will be the assembly room, tho principal's offtco, tho library, tho English, his tory and mathematics rooms and two recitation rooms. Examinations will commence at the high school tomorrow and will contin ue through next Tnursaay. xno atu dents will all be established In their new quarters on Monday and on that day the work of tearing down tho structure which has housed them In the past will begin. Tho gymnasium on the hill will be used as a store room by the contrac tors and an effort is now being made to secure the armory hall for the high school athletes. Morse Given Stimulants. Atlanta, Ga., Jan. 18. At Fort Mc Phorson hospital today doctors were forced to use stimulants to keep Banker Morse, the convicted bank wrecker's heart going. Hla wife Is In Washington once more seeking his pardon. Even If it Is granted it la be lieved It will arrive too late. Vancouver Unemployed March. Vancouver, B C, Jan. 18. Van couver Is having her problem of un employed now. Under the leadership of tho I. W. W., six hundred of them marched through the streets yester day and made demonstrations and re planning more. SENATOR STEPHENSON GETS WHITEWASH COAT Washington,' D. C, Jan. 18. "No evidence of corruption," Is the unanimous verdict reached by the senatorial subcommittee which Investigated the election of United States Senator Isaac Stephenson of Wisconsin which was announced ' today. The subcommittee agreed to bo re port lo the full committee on elections and privileges. BlRDSFROI.ua 11.11. At Entries Arriving for Exhibit Which Opens Here Monday - Birds .from all over the northwest will be entered In the poultry show which will open in the armory hall next Monday. This fact is now assur ed, Secretary Brown having received announcement from many fanciers In Washington and Oregon to the effect that they would send birds to the ex hibition here. Three entr'es we:e received today from a distance, George W. Speight of Hubbard, entering three pens, W. J. Myers of Portland entering ten birds and P- senerantz of Colfax en tering several pens. R. W. Fletcher, treasurer of the Umatilla-Morrow Poultry association, returned last evening trom a visit to the Walla Walla show now In pro gress and announces that many of the exhibitors there will send their birds here the first of next week. Frost Nips Do Not Bar. He also br'ngs the information that the larger number of the birds enter ed there have been frost nipped and that the Judges are not barring such birds from competition. Many of the fanciers In this county have In some manner received the impression that frost-nipped birds would not be con sidered In the Judging of the- entries and the local show men wish to dispel that idea. F.A. PHELPS BECOMES HESMlSTON TREAS. (Special Correspondence.) Hermistoo, Ore., Jan. 18. Through action taken by the Hermlston city council last night F. A. Phelps, a brother of Circuit Judge G. W. Phelps was elected as treasurer to take the position to which J. M. Scarborough was elected but for which he failed to qualify within the reuuislte time. When the council meeting opened -there were several candidates for the position of treasurer and there was no election upon the first ballot. On the second ballot Phelps was theunanl mous choice. WOMAN CANNOT LIVE ON $800 PER MONTH San Francisco, Oil., Jan. 18. When Judge Graham casually said he would allow the widow of Bernard Getz, a millionaire real estate dealer, 8800 a month for living expenses, when she applied for special letters of adminis tration and a family allowance today, she said, "Judge it will be impossible for me and my seventeen year old daughter, Rosa, to maintain ourselves on that sum." Tho Judge mado it an even thousand and still she is doubt ful. WHY NOT DO THE SAME IN PENDLETON A source of revenue to the city lit tle known to the general public is the fine or refund charged the electric light company for every light found out at night during the year, which during 1911 netted the city In the neighborhood of $160, by a rough es timate, says the Walla Walla Union. This amount Is credited to the city by the Pacific Power & Light company in collecting Its regular light bill. The system by which this revenue is obtained is that whenever a patrolman finds a light off when it should be burning, he notifies police headquar ters, where a small record book Is kept. About 400 lights were report ed out during the past year and for each one of these the city receives 33 1-2 cents, so that the police depart ment more than pays for the small amount of work necessary to keep the record. ', Flro Destroys Asylum. Chicago, Jan. 18. Fire destroyed the Infirmary of the Dunning insane asylum, at the outskirts of the city, and caused attendants considerable trouble in restraining 1300 excited pa tlents, none of whom were Injured. The loss of the four-story brick bulld- I lng was $35,000. 1 EIRE ALA! RECOMMENDED Fire Committee Advises Council to Provide Mod ern System. TWENTY STATIONS URGED After Consideration, Board Believes insurance Reduction Will Pay Cost of Equipment and Installation In Short Time. In all probability Pendleton wlll soon have a modern and up to date fire alarm system, the 'present. coun cil seeming much more favorably dis posed towards the oft-repeated rec ommendation of Fire Chief Vaughan than has been any council in a num ber of years. At the regular meet ing last night the council accepted the report of the fire committee on the chief's petition, which report advised a system of not less than twenty box es, a new 1200 bell and an auto chem ical hose wagon. The committee agreed with Chief Vaughan that the Installation of such a system would reduce insurance premiums to such an extent that the purchase price would be saved in a short time, touring the next week, figures will be prepared showing the cost of the' proposed system and the saving which would be made to the public, and It is expected that favor able action will follow. Chief Vaughan has repeatedly in the last few years urged the installa tion of a modern alarm system but his recommendation has always been accorded a-cold reception until made to the present administration and he now has hopes that his persistence will win. Tho Report. Following is the report in full made by the fire committee last evening: Janpary 17, 1912. To the Hon. Mayor and Common Council of the City of Pendleton. Gentlemen: We, your committee, to whom the within petition was re ferred, hereby recommend the instal lation of an up-to-date fire alarm sys tem, at once, consisting of not less than twenty (20) boxes to be distrib uted in and about the city of Pendle ton at different points to be desig nated by the chief of tho fire depart ment and the fire committee. The installation of such a system will ma terially reduce the Insurance rates; about seven per cent in the business district and about ten per cent in the residence district, so that the system will pay for itself in a short time, be sides giving added protection. The striking apparatus now in use is to be applied on the purchase price of the new apparatus. We would also recommend the purchase of a 1200 pound fire bell, the be'.l now In use to be applied on the purchase price. And we also recommend that in the near future the city of Pendleton pur chase an auto chemical hose wagon to carry at least 1000 feet of hose, which will still further reduce our insurance rates. We find that much smaller towns than Pendleton have such a system in operation .and same has proven very successful. JOSEPH ELL, JOHN DYER, CHAS. COLE, Fire Committee. Bortolctlo Has Yellow Fever, Washington, Jan. 18. Yellow fe ver has attacked Commander Levi C. liertolette, commanding the American gunboat Yorktown, which for the last 10 days has been protecting Amer ican Interests In Ecuador. The cable gram stating that the officer -had been stricken gave no details. X. M. Legislature Called. Santa Fe. N. M.. Jan. 18. A call for a meeting of New Mexico's first legislature, for March 11, was issued today by Governor McDonald. Bal loting for a United States senator be gins ten days after the body convenes. INDIAN AGENT SUPERINTENDS SHIPPING THREE MILLION Major E. S. Swartzlander, agent upon the Umatilla reservation", re turned yesterday from Llnd, Wash., where he has been at work checking shipments of flour purchased by the Indian bureau for use in various parts of the United States. The Indian bureau is under con tract to take 3,000,000 pounds of flour from the Portland flouring mills com pany and the shipments are being made from Llnd. The Portland com pany also had the contract for sup plying the Indian bureau with flour last year, "So far we have shipped out 1.800, 000 pounds of flour," says Major INCHU CLAN k WILL ABDICATE i Meet Tomorrow to Decide With Majority Favoring Surrender. U. S" FORCE WEARS CHINA Revolutionary Troops Dispatched to Attack Peking in Case Eniperor and Family Should Decide Not to Give Up Throne. Shanghai, Jan. 18. Final decision, whether the Manchu throne will ab dicate will come tomorrow at Peking at a general meeting of the Manchu clan. It is said a majority of the Manchus favor surrender. U. S. Troops Near China. ' Peking, Jan. 18. The force of Am erican troops, recently dispatched from Manila to act as guards along the American section of the Peking railroad from Tang Shan to Lanchow are due to arrive at Chin Wang Tao tomorrow on the transport Logan. Prepare Attack on Peking. Shanghai, Jan. 18 Carrying 4, 000 republican troops chiefly infant try and cavalry, four transports, with similar detachments, are preparing to depart for -the same, place. The movebent, it Is said, presages the re publican's advance on- Peking In case the Manchus refuse to give up the throne. Yiian's Assistant Executed. Peking, Jan. 18. Huan Tui Pong, and his three accomplices in the plot to assassinate Premier Yuan, today were strangled to death by the public executioner here. LOCAL SHOE MAM BECOMES A BENEDICT Albert Eklund. proprietor of a Main street shoe store and shoemak lng shop, was married at La Grande at noon Tuesday to Miss Rosa" E. Bell of Coffeyville, Kansas. The ceremony was performed by the Methodist minister of La Grande at his parsonage and the event was a surprlsa to all save a few close friends of the contracting couple. Mrs. Eklund is a cousin of Mrs. Llna H. Sturgls of this city and vis ited in Pendleton for a time last summer. After visiting here she re turned Coffeyville and a few days ago came west to meet her future husband at La Grande. Mr. and Mrs. Eklund will make their home for the present at the Ho tel Pendleton but within a short time win take up their residence at 711 Cosblo street. -MORE THOOPS WANTED " AT STRIKE CENTER Lawrence, Jan. 18. Charging that the cotton mill strikers are planning to dynamite the mills, officials of the companies today demanded that Gov ernor Fo.-s send two regiments of state guards additional here and de c'arj the city under martial law. Resenting this, the strikers say the mill owners merely plan to make the situation appear worse than it is In reality. Mayor Scanlon sides with the own ers and has wired the governor to send more troops. MINERS RECONSIDER THEIR. ENDORSEMENT OF SOCIALISTS Indianapolis, Jan. 18. Prohibited by Its,, constitution from favoring any specific political party, the United M'ne Workers of America convention today adopted a substitute motion advocating independent political pol icy instead of endorsing the socialists, as It did yesterday. POUNDS OF BREADSTUFF Swartzlander, "and I will have to check out 1,200,000 pounds more. The flour goes to all parts of the country and some as far east as the Carlisle Indian school. As tho flour is ship ped I take samples from the various lots and the samples are sent to Chi cago for Inspection as to quality." The task of superintending the flour shipments falls as an extra duty upon Major Swartzlander and has made him a very busy man during the past month. He has mado four or five trips to Llnd In connection with the work and will return to that place again within a short time. IS SAVED; WAR WITH CL'BA POSTPONED, Washington, D. C. Jan. 18. Announcement was made today at the white house that Presi dent Taft Is of the opinion that the United S'.ates will not find it necessary to Invade Cuba, as the latter government has been able to practically assure him that it is fully able to solve such difficulties as may have arisen there. BRYAN RENEWS FIGH T GUFEEY Says His Presence on Com mittee is Insult to Quakers Lincoln, Xebr., Jan. 18. Despite his efforts to oust Colonel Guffey, of Pennsylvania, from membership of the Democratic National committee, at the committee meeting ,ln Wash ington last week, William Jennings Bryan returns to his attack on Guf fey In the Commoner today. The article says: "When the reader reviews the his tory of the contest he is not sur prised that the democratic party finds difficulty in conducting a successful national campaign under the leader ship of a committee that can insult the democrats of Pennsylvania by forcingupon them such a man as Guf fey, "Some of Guffey's strength came from committeemen representing the same predatory influences that are backing Guffey. These men menace the democratic party's success." TACOMA WOMAN CHASES AND CATCHES A BURGLAR Taconia, Jan. 18. Grappling with a burglar and leading in the chase which finally resulted in his arrest. Mrs. Sidney T. Palmer, a prominent club woman, had an exciting experi ence yesterday afternoon. Returning home after a brief absence, she found evidence of the visit of a burglar and started to telephone when she met the intruder descending the stairs. Seiz ing his coat tails with one hand she tried to close the front door with the other, but the burglar squeezed through and ran, with Mrs. Palmer In pursuit. A block away a crowd of school boysjoined in the chase and the thief was forced to take refuge in a barn. Mrs. Palmer summoned the police while the boys kept guard and the officers found the burglar's feet sticking out of a barrel Into which he had dived head foremost in his mad flight and was unable to extricate himself. About $400 worth of Jewel ry which he had thrown away while running was recovered, The prisoner gave his name as Charles Kauffman and admitted the crime. CONNOR & CO. BUY 0'DELL CIGAR STORE A uslness change of interest oc cured here yesterday when Harry O'Dell sold his Main street cigar store to W. J. Connor & Co. Mr. Connor who Is to manage the business in the future and is now in possession of the store, is from Hoquam, Wash. Mr. O'Dell who purchased the business from R. W. Henneman a year ago Is intending to go to Alaska. JURY SECURED TO TRY FAST CURE SPECIALIST Port Orchard, Wash., Jan. 18. The jury to try Mrs. Linda H. Hazzard, the fast cure specialist, for the first de gree murder on account of the death of Miss Claire Williamson, a wealthy English spinster who died under treatment, was completed today. Four special venires were necessary. The opening statement for the state was made this afternoon, by Special Pros ecutor, Frank Kelley of Taconia. WHITE HEADS UNITED MINERS OF AMERICA Indianapolis, Jan. 18. White was reelected president of the United Mine Workers today over Tom Lew U, a former president. Opposition to the crafts system of organization. In the American Feder ation of Labor caused the adoption of a resolution instructing delegates to the American Federation of La bor to urge a complete form of in dustrial organization. MeNanwira Reward Fnds. Sacramento, Calif.. Jan. IS. An other McXamara reward went glim mering today when Controller Nye re fused a request for $10,000, offered by the state for the conviction of the McXamaras by District Attorney Fredericks. He was collecting for Detective Burns also. Nyo said the offer was illegal. PROBE POINTS AT LAB0RI1ES Indianapolis Grand Jury Summons Many to Throw Light on Conference. McNAMARAS ARE LAUDED Invelgators at Los Angeles Are to Learn of Disposition of Dynamiter's Defense Fund More Startling De velopments Are Expected Soo. Indianapolis, Ind., Jan. 18. Sev eral subpoenaes for witnesses whose names are withheld, were issued to day by the grand Jury investigating the alleged dynamite conspiracy. It is reported that the witnesses are expected to throw light on the labor conference held here last May to ar range for the McNamara . defense fund. Ortie McManigal was given anoth- er short examination today. Mother Jones Lauds McNamaras. Fresno, Calif., Jan. 18. Upholding the dynamiting activities of the Mc Namara brothers who are now in San Quentin prison. "Mother Jones," aged 80, a member of the United Mine Workers, addressing the State Build ing Trades Council, said: "Some of you howled with the mast ers against the McXamaras, but I pray God may give us more men like those two boys." -i Mother Jones said she has seen scores of coal miners murdered under her eyes In disasters where faulty protection was provided and she wish ed she were a man so "I could have dealt .out Justice ' with my own hands." Will Follow Defense Fund. . Los Angeles. Calif., Jan. Rumors that Bert Franklin will appear before the grand Jury when it resumes the dynamite probe this afternoon, were freely circulated today and it is also said that the disposition of the Mc Xamara defense fund is being inves t'gated. It is reported that District Attorney Fredericks will reach Los Angeles from Indianapolis before to morrow. His deputies refused to dis cuss the report. It Is rumored that with Fredericks' return Interesting thing will start. SENIOR GIRLS AND BOY SOPHS BEAT Before an enthusiastic audience of students, probably the last games that will ever be played in the old high school gymnasium were pulled qXf last evening, the different classes fur nishing the participants. In the girls' contest, the seniors demonstrat ed their superiority over the Juniors by emerging with the long end of a 22 to 8 score while in the boys' bat tle the sophomores trimmed the fresh men by the score of 12 to 8. Starring among the girls who mix ed in the fray was Miss Muriel Saling, the senior forward, whose basket throwing called to mind the days when Hazel Rader captained the girls' team. Tho boys' game revealed a new shining light In Cecil Hampton, a freshman, and his showing last night warrants the prediction that he will be holding down a berth on the regu lar high school team with a little more practice. With the commencement of activi ties preliminary to the construction of a new high school building, the old gynasium will be turned into a store house for materials, and the high school authorities are endeavor ing to secure the Armory for use by the school as an athletic hall during the remainder of the winter. 30,000 CHINESE IN U. S. UNDER FALSE PUETENSES Fresno, Cal., Jan. 18. That 30,000 Chinese are now in the United States under false pretenses of being mer chants, Is the charge made by A. E. Yoel, secretary of the Asiatic Exclu sion league, in a report to the State Building Trades convention here. Ha asserted that 9000 Chinese arrived last year. He reported that except the Ja'paneso women, who come as "picture brides" but who are really hero as common laborers, the Japan ese have quit coming. HOLLAND ALARMED OVER ILLNESS OF YOUNG QUEEN The Hague. Jan. 18. All Holland is alarmed over the Illness of Queen Wilhelmlna, whose condition is re garded as serious. Her husband has been recalled from a hunting trip. Al though the birth of an heir Is still expected, it was stated that her con dition is so delicate as to make the event abnormal now. Her only child is a girl. In case of the queen's death, the throne wou!d descend to a foreigner.