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TWENTY-SIXTH YEAR. 610. 41. ENTERPRISE, OREGON, THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 1910. COUNTY OFFICIAU PAPEU Cnt word single insertion, 1V4 ceii a word 2 insertion a. .Special rat a by moot and year. FOR SALE. Well bred, fresh Jersey cow and calf. Inquire of Dr. Auk, Enterprise, Oreton. 113btf One of the desirable quarters of North Wallowa county, located close to the Bartlett store and Poatofflce. Aj.pl to owner, C. Murdock, Troy, Oregon. 109b4 Four well-brolte young, freeh milch cows. N. E. Hammack, Swam? Creek Thos. Siegmund left job sate at Ri ley fc Riley's the Wonder Washer, 'i uorouglibred Scotch Collie3. Two female pups, $10 each. Pedigree can. be given. S. E. Harris, Elgin, Ore gen. H4bl MONEY TO LOAN State Funds loaned, C per cent. John P. Rusk. Atty. SUte land E d. Joseph Farm loans at 7 percent. Call or write First Bank of Joseph. 6Sbtf WANTED. Experienced dVemaker .wanlte sew ing to do at her home. Inquire at this office 112tf Uu tuber. .Anyone having lumber of in v grade in any .amount for sale, or who has timber he Intends to saw won, and wishes to contract the lum ber, call on or address W. F. Rankin at Haney planer in Enterprise, Agent for W. R. Klvette. 26b4 MISCELLANEOUS. Harness and shoes repaired. Ralph Hollembaek, with Rodgers Eros.', to rink building. 113bm Taft and Roosevelt Will Meet. NEW YORK, June L The first meeting of Preg: t Taft and Colonel Theodore Roosevelt after Colonel Roosevelt's arrival in this country on June II will In all likelihood be at the convention of the .League of Re publican Clubs at Carnegie hall la this city, which will be In session June 24 and 25. Both Mr. Taft and Colonel Roosevelt have accepted in vitations to participate. President Taft will make his first trip to the Panama canal zone since his Inauguration in November after the Fall elections, if the President's plans are carried out The President has reached a tentative decision to - make a trip of Inspection to the canal upon a United States warship. He will be accompanied hy Secretary Dickinson, Secretary Meyer and per haps Secretary Knox. Senator Chamberlain of Oregon has introduced a bill providing for the re instatement of homestead entries con celed or erroneous allowance after withdrawal of lands for forest re serves. In case contests are inflated prior to withdrawals, the successful party to the contract shall have six months' preferential right nf entry un der the proposed act. Uninjured Linns Seldom Charge. Like every other animal, the lion tries to avoid .man uutil wounded, and it is only in exceptional cases uX .there being young oiies to gwud vr Xroni as tonishment At seeiug the hunters So close U them that they charge wbeu being tracked. They charge with the same coughing roar that a tiger does and ctuae at great speed close to the ground, not bounding in the air, as they are repre sented in pictures.' Their ears are pressed close to the bead, glviug them the comical appearance of being with out ears. London Times. THE MARKETS Portland. Wheat Track prices: Club, tOc 14c;' bluestem, tic; red Russian, 78c. Barley Feed and brewing, 22c. Oats No. 1 white, 127 per ton. Hay Timothy, Willamette Valley, 12021 per ton; Eastern Oregon, $22 f 15; alfalfa, 1; clover, 16. ButUr Extra, ' 28c; fancy, 21c; ranch, 20c. Eggs Ranch, candled, 23 24c. Hops IMS atop. iieHc; olds, nominal. Wool Eastern Oregon, Jiff 17c per pound. Mohair 32S3 Seattle. Wheat -Bluestem, j 3c; club, 79c; red Russian, 77c. Oats J2 per ten. Barley 20 jper to. Hay Timothy, f 21 per jton; sifalf K $18 per ton. Butter Washington Creamery, 30c; ranch, 21c. Eggs Selected local, 25c folate Market demoralised. GREATEST AIR FLIGHT MADEB1T GURTISS Albany to New York, 137 Miles, Is Covered in 2 Hours, 32 Minutes. NEW YORK, May 30. Glenn H. Curtiss flaw from Albany to New York City in an aeroplane Sunday, winning the $10,000 prize offered by the New York World. He covered the distance of 137 miles in 2 hours and 32 minutes and came to earth as quietly and as light ly as a pigeon. His average speed for the distance 54.06 miles an hour surpasses any other record made by an aeroplane in long-distance flight In Its entirety, his flight perhaps GLENN H. CURTISS. eclipses any flight man has made in heavier-than-air machine. The start was made from Albany under weather conditions as nearly perfect as the most fastidious avia tor could demand. One hour and 23 minutes later Curtiss made his first stop near Poughkeepsie, where there was an Lour's intermission. Resum ing his flight at 9:26, he sped south ward, and landed within ' the boun dary of Manhattan Island at 10:35. Psuiham's flight from London to Manchester 186 miles exceeded the Curtiss feat of today in diftar.ee, but not In speed and danger. The French man's average was 44.3 miles an hour. KILLS WIFE AND PRIEST Mob of 3000 Threatens Life of the Murderer. ST.' PAUL, Minn May SO. The murder of a Catholic priest and the mother of eight children by the .In furiated husband and father put mob law into effect in South St. Paul for three hours tonight, while 3000 labor ers in the packing plants pulled down telegraph wires to hang the prisoner, who had given himself up and was within the city jail. Leaders of the crowd were sworn in as deputies and the 'mob was final ly allayed and sent home. On the table in the parlor of her home, where she fell dead from a shot in the back from a revolver in her husband's hand Mrs. P. J. Gibbon, 35 years old. lies after desperate but futile effort of physicians to restore her. Father E. J. Walsh, 39 years old, priest in charge of the St Augustine Church at South St Paul, was sbol twice, in his own parlor. Either wound was enough to cause instan taneous death. p. J. Gibbon, for 15 years one of the most prominent stockbuyers in South St Paul and Chicago yards, who com mitted the crime, walked from the scene of his last fatal assault to the office of the city police, eight blocks, and surrendered. "I did it to protect my home," he told Chief McCormlck. "You will not bhme me when you hear all about it" JSrewers ,ito Discuss Prohibition. , WASHINGTON, D. C, May 31. The status of the prohibition situation in various parts' of the country, but es pecially in the South, will be one of the subjects considered at the COth annual convention of the U. S. Brew ers Association when it meets at Washington June 8-9. The situation, as it now exists in the various South ern states, has been thoroughly can vassed by the officials of the asso ciation -and long reporfs will be made on each state At the convention. .... . r w j MORE SCLONS IMPLICATED One Senator Confesses, Another In dieted in Illinois. SPRINGFIELD, 111.. May 29. With in a few hours after United States Senator Lorimer's speech at Wash ing, denouncing as untrue the charg es of bribery, State Senator John Broderick, a leading Chicago Demo crat was indicted In a bribery charge ky the grand jury here. Broderick's indictment was the di rect result of a confession made to the grand Jury by State Senator D. W. Holtslaw. of Iuka, 111., wro says that Broderick paid him $2500 to vote for Lorimer for Senator. The unexpected turm in the Lori mer scandal was an offshoot of State Attorney Burke's investigation of al leged graft in the legislative furniture deal. Senator Holtslaw had been indicted on a perjury charge In connection with the furniture contract and upon advice of his lawyers, when immunity was offered to him, agreed to make a confession. Then he told the grand Jury that he had received $2500 for his vote for Lorimer, $700 of his share of a legislative "Jackpot" and a prom ise of $1500 as his share of the state house furniture deal. Railroad Ridicules Charges. CHICAGO, 111, May 30. Confident that the investigation into their al leged rebating will not hurt them, Illi nois Central railroad officials ridicule the charges by Edward G. Davis, the commission merchant, who accuses that company of granting concessions equivalent to rebates to big shippers. Among the big shippers named are the packers. Donald Rose, freight traffic manager of the Illinois Central Railroad, made light of the charges and said that his company invited Government investigation. CHINA AIMS BOYCOTT SAN FRANCISCO, May 30. The long-expected boycott of American goods in China, as a protest against the establishment of detention sheds on Angel Island for Oriental Immi grants, has at last taken form. The boycott was decided on at, a meeting of the Chinese Chamber of Commerce, and cablegrams were sent to merchant societies and trade guilds throughout China asking their aid and co-operation. Dr. Cook After Recordsf NEW YORK, June 1. The mystery of the whereabouts of Dr. Cook has been solved. He is in Scotland pre paring for a trip to Etah, whence he plans to bring back his records of his discovery of .the North Pole and bis instruments which are cached there. He also intends to bring back the two Eskimos who accompanied him on his dash to the Pole. Plnchot Back From Europe. NEW YORK, May 30. Gifford Pln chot, ex-chief forester of the Depart ment of Agriculture, who has been on a visit to' Europe, returned Sunday aboard the Arabic. Mrs. Grover Cleveland and ber, children were re turning passengers oa the steamer Sunday. Price of Lumber Cut SAN FRANCISCO. May 30. As a retaliatory slap at the Puget Sound lumber men who refused to Join them In a proposed compact, the Grays Har bor millmen, who have been holding a secret session at the St Francis HoteL have cut the price of fir lum ber $1.(0 the thousand eet ' Plnchot Will Speak. ST. PAUL, June 1. It is announced that Gifford Plnchot has accepted an invitation to speak at a conservation dinner to be given by the Colonel Roosevelt Club on the night of June j 11. Former Secretary Garfield also has been invited. George I. of England. The king of England who could not speak the language of bis kingdom was George 1. - G. A. R. Man Has New Plan, BOSTON, May 29. Asserting it is better not to observe Memorial day at all than to make it a Fourth of July, Commander J. WUlard Brown, of the Massachusetts Department of the Grand Army of the Republic, in a statement declared a resolution for the changing or the abolition of Me morial day will be introduced at the National encampment of the G. A. R. ITEMS OF INTEREST THROUGHPUT OREGON Chronicle of Important Events of Interest to Our fleaders. Scriber Found Guilty. PORTLAND Jefferson W. Scriber, cashier of the Farmers & Traders' National Bank. La Grande, which he was charged with wrecking, was found guilty on the four indictments covering 40 counts, against him by the Federal Court The Jury was out 15 minutes and took but one ballot The specific charges on which Scriber was found guilty were embezzlement abstraction of the bank's funds, mis application of the hank's funds, mak ing false entries in his reports and making false entries In the bank's books. The Jury did not consider the Insanity plea of defense In its short deliberation. The jury reached the unanimous opinion that Scriber was sane while cashier of the bank and only considered the charges and de fense on their merits. Coos Raising Bonus. MARSHFIELD At a business men's dinner held at the Chandler Hotel and attended by 100 of the lead ing citizens, resolutions were adopted supporting the movement of the Coos Bay, Oregon & Idaho Railway and de claring that the bonus of $150,000 should be raised here at once. The railway matter came up as the chief topic of the after dinner speeches. C O. Smith, the Minnesota lumberman who has large interests here, has started the subscription list with $25. 000. It was the, opinion that the Boise road offered the best chance for a railway into Coos Bay this Sum mer, and the bonus must be raised at once. The committee is now solicit ing the business men. County Petitions Filed. SALEM Petitions have been filed in the office of Secretary of State F. W. Benson, calling for the creation of the county of Williams, out of the territory of portions of Lane aud Douglas counties. , Also a petition has been filed pro viding for the annexation of a portion of Clackamas County to Multnomah County. A petition to change the boundaries of Washington County is expected in a few days, also the Or chard County petition and several others. Man Stabbed by Partner. MERRILL A cutting affray which almost ended the JIfe of Otto Gessel and landed Bobby Burns In the Coun ty Jail at Klamath Falls occurred In a wood camp In Sandy Hollow. Gessl and Burns were partners in the wood business. Burns was preparing to make what he called root beer and had a lot of bottles on the floor. His partner came into the room and kicked over some of the bottles. It is charged that Burns drove a knife into Gessl's neck in three places. 12900 .Acres 'Designated Dry. PORTLAND Secretary Ballinger has designated under the enlarged homested act as not susceptible of successful irrigation at reasonable cost 129,600 acres of land In town ships 17 south, range 25 east; 18 south, range 25 east; 17 south, range 26 east; 21 south, range 32 east; 22 south, range 32 east and 27 south, range 30 east, of Oregon, making the total designation under that act iu Oregon 88,848,800 acres. To Celebrate Quarter Centennial. CORVALLIS Invitations have been sent out by the Oregon Agricultural College to attend the quarter-centennial celeoretion of the organization as a state institution. The celebra tloa of the event will be held June 10 to June 14, Inclusive. A general literary and musical program has been prepared and class reunions are arranged. A presidents' reception will be held at Waldo hall, Monday even ing, June 13. Well-Digger Strike Ore. CONDON While sinking a well, H. H. Wlllburn, of this city, at a depth of 95 feet struck a ledge of ore whick was at first supposed to be gold. The ledge was two feet thick. Samples of the mineral were brought to this city, and an analysis showed conclus ively that the, ledge contained a rich deposit of copper70:hersamp!es will be taken to Portland for a more thor ough analysis. Work Will Begin Soon. PORTLAND. Ore., June 1. That construction on the Coos nay ft Ore gon Central Railroad, the road from Coos Bay to Boise, via Roseburg, will begin before September 1, was a statement made here by Francis II. Clarke, pre&ldent of the road. Hit Title. "If It were customary In this coun try to confer tit lte upon meu who go iu for literature, what would ,1 be?" asked a conceited Jouruullst of bis senior. "Huron of Ideus," was the terse re ply. MRS. CHARLES E. HUGHES. Wife of N.w Su preme Court Juitice. BRIEF NEWS OF THE WEEK Professor Robert Koch, the famous bacteriologist died In Germany from a disease of the hearV. The United States, It Is officially announced, will not recede from its Intentions of retaining control of Nlc araguan affairs, whether or not the Madrlz forces capture Blueflelds. Kansas will need 20,000 harvest hands this year, according to a state ment made by Charles Harris, direc tor of the state free employment bu reau. The case against Governor Haskell, of Oklahoma, In which be Is charged with complicity to secure Fuskogee town lots, has been set for trial at McAllister, September 26. A new townsite in the State of Washington to be known as the "Town of Astor," will be created out of part of the diminished Colville In dian Reservation by the Secretary of the Interior, who has reserved 621 acres for the purpose. The queen of Holland has presented to the public gardens of Paris 20, 000 magnificent tulips, of all sizes, kinds and colors, They have been planted at Bagatelle, which Is famous for its tulips, of which there are 100, 000 in the grounds. President Taft will not attend the homecoming celebration of Theodore Roosevtlt in New York June 18. On the day the ex President sails into New York harbor, President Taft will be at Villa Nova, Pa receiving the degree of Doctor of Jurisprudence from St Thomas College. Miss Mathilde Townsend, consid ered the uiOHt beautiful heiress In Washington, who spurned several titled suitors, became the bride of Peter Goelet Gerry, of New York city. In th-j presence of one of the most exclusive companies ever as sembled at the National Capital. According to a dispatch from Car son, Nev., Mrs. Gunjiro Aoki, formerly Miss Gladys Emery, daughter of Arch- deacon Emery, of San Francisco, is there to establish a legal residence In order to secure a divorce from her Japanese husband. Mrs. Aoki is ac companied by her mother and child. The average salary of a minister of the gospel was but $063 in all denom inations represented In a special re port on the census of religious bodies for 1906, which Is now in press pre paratory to submission to Census Di rector Durand and the Secretary of the Department of Commerce and Labor. ; 1 v. h- 1 It ''t$ ,7'' J NEWS FROM OUR NATIONAL CAPITAL What Our Lawmakers Are Do ing and Other Items of ' Importance. WASHINGTON. D. . C President faffs traveling expenses and the fact that he had already overdrawn his al lowance of $25,000 a year voted by Congress, led to acrimonious debajte In the House and to a refusal to per mit him to use the next year's allow ance to meet the deficiency. As re ported from the House committee on aproprlations, the appropriation of $25,700 for the fiscal year beginning July 1 next would have become "Im mediately available" except for the protests of Democratic members. The words "Immediately available" finally wore stricken out President Taft sent to Chairman Tawney of the House committee on appropriations a letter expressing ieep resentment at the . criticisms paid by Democrats In the House de bate on the traveling expenses of the President The President said he was sspeplally distressed by the suggested reflection on Southern hospitality. Land Bill Changed. The Senate public lands committee has decided to amend the bill author izing the President to make withdraw sis of public lands by adding the pro vision that withdrawals shall not af reet legal rights ot any settler or en tryman under the homestead or des ert lands acts, Initiated prior to the order of withdrawals made under the proposed law. Western . Senators will attach the $30,000,000 irrigation bill U this wltn drawal bill before It passes the Sen ate, and hope by this means to Insure the early adoption of both measures. Under the bill the President Is au thorized to withdraw temporarily from settlement from location, sale or en try any publlo lands and reserve them for power sites, irrigation, clas sification of lands or other publlo purposes. Development May Be Retardsd. Development of the West is going to be retarded materially for the next year or two, and perhaps longer, be cause of the failure of Western Sen ators and Representatives In Con gress to agree upon and secure the passage of a practical reform of the public land laws, for under legislation that will be enacted the President will be empowered to, and has given no tice that he will, withdraw desirable lands from entry and so hold them until Congress provides adequate and sensible means for their disposal. Plnohotlsm to be Spread. Plans are under way to carry the conservation campaign into every state. Gifford Plnchot as ifs presl dent, the National Conservation Asso ciation wlilch has its headquarters In tfie Colorado building here, has begun a vigorous campaign to extend its membership In every state and terri tory, but the campaign just started Is Intended to bring the enrollment up to 100,000 members. With the return of Plnchot after his trip to Europe, plans will be taken up Immediately for the National Con servation Congress, which is to be held in St. Paul, Minn., the first week in September, at which Colonel Roose velt has promised to speak. Delsy Lorimer Investigation. . If the Senate Investigates the elec tion of Senator Lorimer, In response to his demand to have an inquiry into the bribery charges made In Illinois, the committee will not begin Its work before next Winter, it Is believed. Lorimer asked immediate action on his resolution, but his colleagues ruled that it should take the regular course. The Senators feel that they can de vise more comfortable pccupatlon dur ing the hot Summer days than to sit for weeks as members of an Investi gation committee. If the Inquiry shoulff be made, this committee would sit In Washington and ssnd for the necessary witnesses. Senators were not disposed to com ment on the case. They will reserve opinion pending the receipt of mora complete information. Whether there shall be an investigation may depend on the result of the proceedings In the Illinois courts.