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: :" " ' "... v ! EVENING EDITION' EVENING EDITIOI) i! WEATnER REPORT. Fair tonight; Sunday rain or snow. L rgest paid esca lation of any paper in Oregon, east of Port land. CITY OFFICIAL PAPER. COUNTY OFFICIAL PAPER. VOL. 24. PENDLETON, OREGON, SATURDAY, JANUARY 20, 1912. VNO. 7327 v-7 s7 v - X , ' ! : ., i l SEN CUMINS E Announces Candidacy For Republican Presidential Nomination. TEODYACTINGSUSPICIOUS Taft Standpatters of Old Guard Elat ed With Iowan's Entrance, Be llcvin It Hurtful to La Follette Lattcr's Followers Not Worried. Washington, Jan. 20. Senator Al bert Cummins of Iowa, today an nounced his candidacy for the repub lican presidential nomination. His declaration that he Is in the field against President Taft and Senator La Follette, caused a tremendous po litical sensation. In a direct statement he says: "So much has been published, written and said concerning the presidency that I feel It my duty to make a plain statement to the republicans of Iowa. "I previously gave out my opinion concerning the presidency, but since conditions have changed. More than one candidate Is to be considered. "If the republicans of Iowa beMeve I am fitted as a candidate. I will ap tfreclate It and accept their confidence as gratifying evidence of their faith in my promise to servo as best I can the general welfare of the people. The stand pat element of repub licans are elated over Senator Cum mlns-' announcement. They expect It tbev pav. to weaken Senator La Follette and strengthen Taft. Walter Houser, Washington mana ger of the La FoIUtte campaign, said the announcement wou-d not hurt La Follotte's chances. Teddv's Candidacy TOonis Up. New York, N. T., Jan. 20. With President Tat, Senator La Follette nnd Senator Cummins in tho field, evidence Is hourly growing, indirr.t lng that Colonel Roosevelt also Is a candidate. N President Taft will arrive here to night from New Haven and probably will confer with old guard leaders. Col. Roosevelt today appeared at his office for the first time for weks. It is blleved his presence is slgnjfl cant in view of the declaration ex-Governor Fort Evarat Colby of i of New Jersey, who, after talking with the colonel, declared he can be ex- peeted to soon admit he will be a candidate, "if drafted." "Tell the editors of the United States to set this phrase, 'I have nothing to say,' whenever they are anxious to quote me on political sub jects. I also have nothing to say re garding rumors of my candidacy," said Col. Roosevelt. Senator Cummins' announcement U taken to indicate that he is con vinced that the Taft administration's grip on southern delegates is break able. He expects a free-for-all fight at the convention. President Taft is this afternoon at New Haven, and refused to comment on the World's printed story, that a breach had come between him and Postmaster-General Hitchcock, "fol lowing the discovery that Hitchcock is lining up the southern delegates, so they can bo used against Taft If needed." Mr. and Mrs. P. O. Martin and dau ghter are in from their home at Hold man today. RECLAMATION ENGINEERS ON ADJUDICATION In reply to the resolution bearlngion during 1911 resulted In obtninln upon the West Umatilla project pass-I ed by the Pendleton Commercial club and which were wired to the president at the time the following has been received from the first assistant sec retary in the department of the in terior: Washington, Jan. 13, 1912. Pendleton Commercial Club Mr. Dan P. Smythe, Pres. Mr. J. E. Keefe, Jr., Socy. Sirs: This office is In receipt, by reference from the White Honse of your telegram of December 7, address ed to tho President, regarding the West Extension of the Umatilla pro ject. A similar telegram was sent directly to this office. Receipt Is also acknowledged, by reference from the White House, of a long telegram dated December 14, addressed to the President and of & similar night letter dated December 13. sent direct to this office. The substance of these telegrams Is an apprpval of the West Extension of the Umatilla project. In this con nection, attention Is invited to the fact that the surveys for this West Extension which have been carried AIRFOLK AT LOS ANGELES Forty-Throe Men and Women to Dare Death In Air Craft. Los Angeles, Jan. 20. With forty- three blrdmen and glrdwomen enter ed, the Los Angeles International avi ation meet was inaugurated today with a procession through the streets. Everything on wheels' rolled over streets, while a passenger carrying bi plane hovered over the route. Uncon Beachy, holder of the Am erican altitude record, arrived today from Havana, and announced he would try to break his own record. " Tom Gum, the only Chinese aviator made a trial flight early today. He is entered in the race of all nations. To Hold Service at Rock. Rev. W. L. Van Nuys, formerly pastor of the local Presbyterian church, is expected to arrive. In Pen dleton today -"en route to Pilot Rock where he will conduct revival serv ices. He will be accompanied by Miss Allen of Parkdale, a blind singer of exceptlnal ability. Jury Takes Recess. Indianapolis, Jan. SO. There was no session of the grand Jury which is investigating the alleged dynamite conspiracy in which the McNamaras are said to have been active, was held today. The Jury adjourned until Monday. COMMERCIAL CLUB ELECTION IS NIGH On Tuesday, February 6 will occur the regular annual election of offi cers by the Pendleton Commercial club. At that time an entire set of new officials will be chosen, lnclud ing a board of managers. Thus far but little interest has been manifest In the coming election and it gives Indication of being a quiet af fair. That ho wishes to retire at the end of his term and will not accept a reelection should it be tendered him Is stated by President Dan P. Srnytha who has been at the helm during the past year and has done much work in behalf of the organization. At the present time W.-E. Brock Is serving as vice president and should tho rule of advancement bo followed will become in line for the presidency Asked today If he would become a candidate for the position Mr. Brock replied to tho effect that he will not go forth to seek tho office but will probably accept it In case the member ship should regard him as the proper man for the place during the coming years. Other officers are J. E. Kecfe, secretary and Royal M. Sawtelle, treasurer. The board of managers at the present time comprise the offl- cers and the following additional members: Dr. C. J.. Smith, G. M. Rice, G. I. Ladow, A. J. McAllister, H. D. Gray, Clarence Pl.shop and E. B. Aldrlch. Under the laws of the Commercial club the officers are elected at the February meeting and take office the first of March. RICH PORTLAND MAN MURDERED H V SALOOXIST ... Portland, Ore., Jan. 20. Er nest Ottslnger, proprietor of the Merchant's Exchange saloon, confessed this afternoon that he killed Edison Mutch, a weal thy cigar dealer, whose body was found this morning in the saloon. "It was a drunken brawl," said Ottslnger. "He came around the bnr to get me and I shot him and dragged hla body to the cntranco and left it there." WILL NOT PASS OF, UMATILLA WATERS a considerable amount of data. These and related facts in accordance with usual practice, are being referred to a board of engineers and others who will go over the entire matter nnd make recommendations regarding tho feasibility of various alternative schemes. Prior to the consideration of the results of the surveys the board, if invited, will meet at Pendleton and other places, and listen to any state ments wnicn may be made bearing upon me subject. Requests for such hearings should be addressed to Mr. Arthur P. Davis. Chief Engineer, Re clamation Service, Washington, D. C. it is to be noted In this connection, that this board will not attempt to hear nor pass upon claims to the use of water on the Umatllla-river or Its tributaries, this being a matter which la under the control of state officials ana which is presumably being given attention by them in accordance with the requirements of Oregon law. Very respectfully, SAMUEL ADEMS, First Assistant Secretary. TEXTILE STRIKE BECOMES SERIOUS More Troops on Duty, Spread Expected and Dynamite Found Detectives Charged With Planting RoiulMi Where Strikers Gather to Sway Public Sentiment. Lawrence, Mass., Jan. 20. Renew al of fighting here, between state troops and thousands of strikers of the textile mills, who protest against wage cuts, is forecasted today with the arrival of four more companies of militia, from Lynn, to assist the eight companies now here to keep order. The strikers are reserved. Haverhill, Lowell and Lynn work ers in the textile factories are restive. They bitterly complain that the cut wages, through the enforcement of the mandatory fifty-four hour law which they say is obnoxious, makes the liv ing point too low. Thousands of operatives are out and It is expected that other mill towns will strike soon, making conditions grave. Charges that detectives employed by the big mills, are attempting to turn public sentiment against the strikers and have been planting dyna mite bombs, were made today, fol lowing the arrest of four men and four women and the seizure of five pounds of ndynamite, by the state police. The detectives say they found the explosives in a coffee house where the strikers congregated. B0URNEJ0 ASK FOR NEW APPROPRIATION In answer to the request of the lo cal Commercial cl'ub to the effect that congress be asked to appropriate more money for the Pendleton federal building the following letter arrived today from Senator Bourne: Washington, D. C, Jan. 15, 1912. Mr. J. E. Keefe, Sec'y, Pendleton Commercial Club, Pendleton, Oregon. Rear Mr. Keefe: I am in receipt of your telegram of the fourteenth reading as follows: "Pendleton desires adequate federal building and urges you and the Ore gon delegation to secure the addition al appropriation for the same." In view of this expression of your desire I shall ask the Supervising Architect not to prepare new plans, but to delay proceedings, until we can make an effort to secure a larger ap propriation. I . , Thanking you for securing an ex pression of their views from the peo ple of Pendleton, and communicating the same to me, I am, with best wishes, Tours very truly JONATHAN BOURNE. JR. In view of the fact Senator Bourne la chairman of the committee on post ol rices and post roads it is felt he will be of much influence in securing a larger sum for the local building. ESCAPED .CONVICTS ARE RECAPTURED AND JAILED Medford, Jan. 20. The three hon or men convicts who attempted to escape yesterday were recaptured to- ciny and are In the Medford iall awaiting the arrival of guards from tne penitentiary. A Rig Trio at Revivnls. During the next week the revival services at the local Methodist church win be continued and will receive an additional impetus by the arrival of uev. w. II. Selleck, a former onstor ana a minister of great abilitv. nev. E,mmei, who has been preaching dur ing the past week, will take charge of the song service. With the arrlvnl of Rev. Selleck, the revival services will be In charge of a formidable trio, the combined weight of the tjvo evan gelists and Rev. N. Evans being over 700 pounds. Passengers Carried 3.100 Feet In Air Paris, Jan. 20. Aviator Verept. in a monoplane, carried two passengers up 3300 feet and broKe all records to day. v Wnlsh-WaiMch Fight Off. Log Angeles, Jan. 20. Tho Welsh Waugh fight, scheduled for Vernon this afternoon, was called off today by Promoter Carey on receipt of news that Welsh is confined to his bed. He injured his neck In training. Mies Rnnkmptcy Petition. B. H. Decker, formerly a farmer In this county, today filed a petition In bankruptcy, his assets being given as nothing and his liabilities as J2,- 410.00. 3fexleon Federals Defeat Rebels. Mexico City, Jan. 20. Forty-seven rebels were killed and many wounded in an all night battle between 800 Zapatistas and federal troops. - The revolutionists are retreating. Disorderly Conduct Case. Jewel Plcard will be tried In the police court this afternoon at 3 o'clock on the charge of disorderly conduct. KEEPER OF BROTHER'S CASH IS "TOUCHED" Money Owned Jointly By Visitors Stolen By Guest ' Relieve Hot of Roll While Dining, Admits Guilt and is Sentenced to Prison. After putting his brother to bed and relieving him of his money for fear it would be stolen of him, A. M. Smiley of Milton was "touched for the "wad" Jointly owned by the brothers, by Fred Long and the lat ter gentleman will spend 25 days in the county Jail for the transaction. The two Smlleys came to the city Thursday with S20 which their father had given them to use in transacting certain business. Coming from "dry" territory, they had no sooner reached , , , . : "i cording to the police. As a result, the younger man, it is said, was soon in an intoxicated condition and was put to bed by his brother after his part of the money had been trans ferred to the latter's pocket for safe keeping. Then the elder brother encounter ed hi3 good friend Fred Long, and In vited him in to dinner. The Invita tion was accepted and while the T-bone was being discussed, another transfer of the coin was made, Long plipplng it from the pocket of his host an tucking It in his own Jeans. When the discovery was made, the police were notified. Long was arrest ed and this morning pleaded guilty before Judge Parkes. He was sen tenced to pay a fine of fifty dollars or spend twenty-five days in the coun ty Jail, the latter alternative being accepted. OPERATORS WILL MEET MINERS OF AMERICA Indianapolis, Jan. 20. Reconsider--ing their refusal to attend the wage conference with the miners, the first ( session of which Is scheduled for Thtawiday, operators of Ohio and Pennsylvania this afternoon notified President White of the United Mine Workers of America that they would attend. Indiana, Illinois and West Virginia operators will also par ticipate. President Baer of the Anthracite ,UJ .peraiura BSocmiiu iuuiy the mine workers that the anthracite coal operators would meet the miners in New Tork February 25 to discuss a new wage scale The miner. de- mand a 20 per cent wage increa e. 100 WALLA WALLA BIRDS COMING HERE Fully one hundred of the best j birds at the Walla Walla poultry show will be brought to the Pendleton ex hibition next week by their owners, according to E. F. Averlll, former secretary and still a prominent mem ber of the Umatilla-Morrow county society, who returned from Walla Walla today. These entries will ' In clude all of the leading prize and sweepstake winners In the Garden City show and a pen of birds which carried away high honors at the big Chicago poultry exhibition. Secretary Brown declared today that there would be more birds in place when the show opens Monday morning than was anticipated as fanciers from all over the northwest are sending in entries. From Port land alone are coming 60 birds be tween 30 and 40 are coming from Ptimeroy and many other towns are sending small numbers to compete with local fowls. J. T. Parker and Dr. J. R. Cromb. of Stanfleld. will each bring a string of fine birds also. The birds will be Judged by Miller Purv's of Wendell, Idaho, one of tho best known authorities on poultry in the northwest. JUDGE THOS. FITZ GERALD DRAWS A 3IA3IMOTII LE3ION Judge Thomas Fitz Gerald Is today exhibiting a huge lemon at his of fice which he declares to be the larg est he ever drew. This particular lemon was picked from a tree In the yard of his daughter, Mrs. Guy O'Melvlny of Fresno, California and was sent to her father along with n box of oranges. It measures 16 l-2x 14 1-2, weighs 22 1-2 ounces, Is pear shaped and belongs to the species from which sugared lemon peel and lemon extract are made. Lid On At Frisco. San Francisco, Jan. 20. Mayor Rolph slammed down the lid on all down town cafes today. He made a personal tour of the"m and did not like the "Bunny Hug," "Texas Tom my" and other such dances and the chief of police ordered all "ragging cut out." Six Killed by Tomndo. Dlnona, Miss., Jan. 20. A white girl and five negroes were killed and a dozen homes destroyed by. tornado here- - j..Ll. GIRL ACCUSESfWO MEN Girl's Flight from Wealth Explained by Scn.4at.0aal Arrests. Chicago, Jan. 20. A sensation plied itself into the Violet Buehler ca.-e today when two men were ar rested following a full confession of the fifteen year old girl, that her disappearance from her palatial Chi cago home was not caused by her in fatuation for Jack Clewne, the wait er. This, it is explained, is why her foster mother refused to take her back and why Bhe forfeited her $100, 000 legacy. Roy Allen and Charles McClaln are the names of the men arrested. The girl arrived here today in cus tody of a detective. Stephenson Formally Cleared. Washington, D. C, Jan. 20. Charges, made In connection with the election of United States Senator Stephenson of Wisconsin, are not sus tained and no corrupt practice was used to elect him, according to the formal report made today by the senate sub-committee which Investi gated the charges. Senators Heyburn, Bradley, Sutherland and Pomerone signed the report. "Fools," Says Governor West. Portland. Jan. 20. "The convicts who tried to escape are fools," said Governor West. "The fact that other convicts pursued them indicates the honor system. Now Miat they are recaptured, paroles wont be granted so soon." 1 LA GRANDE MEN BOOSTING ROUNDUP (Special to East Oregonian.) Medford, Oregon. January 20. Not forgetting Pendleton's wild west show next fall, the 'La Grande business men on the southern Ore gon excursion have lost no opportun ity of telling of the Oregon Develop ment League meeting at La Grande' and the Round-Up at Pendleton and are extending Invitations to a:i south- of fighting is expected with the ex ern Oregon to the two events. The j piration of the armistice, January oanquet at Mearord at wnicn were three hundred business men re- ounded with the cry of "Let 'er I Kuck." NO HOPE HELD OUT FOR J. 31. REN fLbi a DALGlllEU In response to a message from Spo kane to the effect that their daughter. airs w. A. Hioree. is near aeatn s I ... . . door with no hope for her recovery, , Mr.-and Mrs. j. M. Bentley left this nlorning for her bedside. She has recenty been operated on three times for appendicitis but the surgical ! treatment has failed to improve her condition. If she dies as is expect- ment will not move in the matter un ed, the body will be brought here for til it has conferred with these pow burlal. ! ers LEISIIMAX IS REAL DAZZLING CUTUP. Berlin, Jan. 20. Ambassa dor Leishmann of Pittsburg, is the real noise in court circles today. Outdoing the brilliant "uniforms" of Charlemange Tower, when Tower held the same Job, Leishmann appeared at the kaiser's drawing room I lat night in a navy blue court uniform of many colors and gold braid on the sleeves and trousers and a white hat with ostrich plumes. He wore no flowers. LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS DEFEAT WALLA WALLA BASKETBALL TEAM-BOYS BEAT ECHO By narrow margins, both the girls' and the second boys teams of the lo cal high school were victorious in their games last night. The girls de feated the Walla Walla team in the Garden City by the score of 12 to 8 while the boys administered the bit ter pill to the Echo high school lads in this city by a 19 to 18 score. Both games wore hotly contested through out and victory was an undecided portion until tho final whistle blew. The girls returned frqm Walla Walla this morning and were Jubilant over their success in downing their old rivals. The Garden City co-eds have held the championship- of this section for several years and hereto fore have had but little difficulty In defeating Pendleton teams. Added distinction was won By the young la dles because of the fact that the de feat doled out by them to the Walla Walla girls was the first a Walla Walla team has suffered this year. The first half ended in a score of 6 to 5 in favor of the home team and tho second halt opened with renewed vigor by both teams. The lead was soon overcome, and by virtue of their splendid team work,. Coach Ruth Wise's proteges soon had the advan tage and kept It until the end of play. Muriel Saling was the star point winner of the game, her speed, agility and accuracy in throwing net ting the Pendletonlans ten points. The MANCHUS QUIT SAYS A REPORT Hold Back Announcement of Abdication to Prevent an Outbreak. SUN ASKS RECOGNITION President of New Chinese Republic Expects United States to Take Lead In Extending Hand and Other Pow ers to Follow. Chicago, Jan. 19. The Daily News prints a special dispatch today say ing the abdication of the Manchu dy nasty in China has been accomplish ed and that the fact tnat there is de lay in issuing an edict is caused by the fear of an uprising by the reac tionary wing of the Imperial family, headed by Prince Jung. It U a'so stated that Tien Tsin will be the temporary capital of the Chi nese preublic, while the new govern ment is being formed. ' Sun Confident of Recognition. , Shanghai, Jan. 2. Nanking dis patches say President Sun of the pro claimed republic, Is confident the powers will recognize the govern ment of New China. Sun is said to believe that the United States will act first, then England and then the other powers. Telegraphic advices from Peking declare the Manchu clan is still op posing the abdication of the emperor and the removal of the court from Peking. Rebel chieftains are con vinced the Manchus will capitulate onjv- when compelled to. and renewal 28 Ask V. S. Recognition. Washington, Jan. 20. A cabled ap peal for recognition of the Chinese re- 1 publicans signed by Wang Chung Wei. has been received by the state department. It is regarded as marking a serious crisis in the Important negotiations i i nknn u 6"'"5 uu llino. 1UI Ills 10- storation of peace to the disturbed C0Untry for the decision of the state department upon the appeal Is cer- tain to have great influence on the five otoher powers interested in the -wMnn it i ,m,om Two More 3Iarriajre Licenses. The long inactivity in the, marriage license department of the county clerk's office was broken this morn ing when two couples appeared and made application. The first couple, Stephen L. Edwards and Miss Matel Elder, are well known in this city, both havhig been residents here many years. The second couple were Gus ton C. Muller of American Falls, Idaho, and Anna M. Goodman of this county. Divorco Suit Is Filed. A divorce suit was filed yesterday afternoon entitled "Albert Patterson vs. Annie Patterson," the plaintiff alleging that, he has been the victim of cruel and Inhuman treatment. At torney J. B. Perry filed the complaint. other 'two were made by Ella LaZin ka. These two young ladies were for wards, Claire Ralcy and Zella Thomp son were centers and Ha Sturdivant and Edna Coutts were guards. Roys' Huttlo Hani One. The game in the local gymnasium was one of the hardest which has been played for some time here. The Echo boys have developed themselves Into a splendid scoring machine and It required the most valiant efforts of the high school toasers to pull out ahead. So evenly matched were tho two teams that the marginal advan tage in the score continually see sawed back and forth and it was only good fortune that put the local boys one point in the lead when the con test was closed. For Pendleton six points were made by Ferguson, wno played for ward In place of Sturdivant, seven were made by Claud Hampton, cen ter, and six were made by McDon ald. The Echo team was composed of the following players: p. G. Ripper, Fred Harkham. Kyle Moore, Don Hoffneckle and Jim Saling. The next basketball game In which a local team will be a participant will be next Friday in Walla Walla when the regular team of the high school lines up against the Pearsons' academy quintet. 1 1 ,