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TWICE-A-WEEK SATURDA Y EDITION MEW: TWEIiPTH TEAK. NO. 80. ENTERPRISER WALLOWA COUNTY, OREL, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1911. OTY OFFICIAL PAPER, . . -ali Ei. PIF. . .SIS SREGOKD RELAX MEXICAN CENSORSHIP Federal Authorities ; Exhibit Telegrams Denying Reports of Rebel Victories. ' DECLARES IXSURRECTOS ARE ALMOST ANNIHILATED Private Letters Give Out Contradic tory itepons amm ol xuexican Regulars Gives Lie to Published Telegrams Believed That Federal ' Troops Marched Into Trap. Douglas, Ariz., Jan. 81. The Mexi can officials along the border relax ed their censorshlD last night and showed press correspondents tele grams which not only denied ail re ports of lnsurrecto successes but de clared that the rebel forces in Sonora 'had been practically annihilated and their principal leader, Severlano Tal mantes, a former government com mander, killed. At the same time letters from Moc tezuma to a mine company official here gave information' of exactly the. opposite tenor, while the hurried ar rival of more Mexican regulars at Auguti xiicia, i tint 111511L wuuiu. luui cate there still exists lively apprehen sion of a rebel attack, at that point. The first telegram shown the cor respondents was from General Tor res, commander of the military dis trict of Sonora, to Laborla "Vasquez, commlssarlo at Augua Prleta. Ac cording to this message the 350 men under Jefe Chiapas- of Moctezuma formed a junction with rederal regu lars dispatched up the Yaqul at To nlchi. Thence the combined forces marched upon - Sahuarlpa, the town recently captured by Talamantes, and engaged BOO rebels in Battle. In the desperate engagement that followed Talamantes was killed and his com mand completely routed, while the federal loss was one killed and four .wounded. - (Ilk. l. - a .1 lu.Ml. nt..n4 in a letter today by a mining official has the government troops practical ly annihilated and Colonel Ojlda, com mander of the combined forces, fleeing for his life. According to this version, Ojlda and Chiapas dispatched scouts to Sahua rlpa and these finding the town ap parently deserted caused the govern ment troops to march straight into a trap. : " When the federals, entered the ap parently deserted town every window and every roof spat forth bullets fired by hidden rebels, and the hapless fed erals were ; slaughtered. . Chiapas' horse was shot dead, and It ' is not known whether he was captured, kill ed or Is now hiding; while Ojlda's with him nuf of the shower of death- dealing lead,- A message from. Governor Cubil las to Vasquez confirms the statements of General Torres, and adds: "Purchase no more arms in Doug las. It Is not necessary, since all the rebels to the number of 600, surrend ered in Sahuarlpa, with all. arms. horses, cartridges and money." , The report that Colonel Kosterllsky had been killed or wounded is not true. Telegrams were received here from him today., . " Battle Reported. Mexico City, Jan. 80. A battle be tween federals and revolutionists in the streets of Sahuarlpa is reported In special dispatches from Moctezuma, Sonora, to have occurred January I Colonel Ojlda, commander of the reg ulars, and Severanio Talmantes, lead' r of the rebels, are said to have been killed. No details of the fight were given further than the troops occupied the Abandon Camp. m P.ntm "! Ta n 11Th In. surgent band which , withdrew from Unloall VAHtprfln v nftAr havlnar levied 82000 tribute upon the merchants and other citizens of the place, are preparing tonight to abandon the camp they had pitched upon the ranch of the Mexican Land Cattle com- ' pany, again occupy the. border town. The Mexican custom house and ma nicipal officials declare mey win ngni ' before surrendering this place. ' There " was more or ' lew serious rioting In Mexlcali today following the . MOJJSa till J Vt U S v Wft wawv "Kl General" Levya and the Ameri can socialist, Simon Berthold. Telephone messages from Tla Ju ana tonight state that tne border town Is nearly deserted by -Its lnhabl tanta. All people who could get away have gone. Those who remain nave sent their money and valuables to Ban Diego for sate keeping. The. mayor. Barroque, Is In command of IS men who are patroling the place. . The messages add that while all is quiet there is rnscb apprehension. ' The Mexican authorities, according to the report, are taking extraordinary pre cautions. 'In addition to the guard at Tla Juana there are 69 armed Mexicans patroling tne border. These : guards. It Is stated, are not rurales nor soldiers, but nicked men who are hired by the Mexican government which pays them as high as $10 (Am erican) per day for riding the line. Care for Wounded. El Paso, Texas, Jan. Si. A mes sage received here last night says that 19 federal soldiers, - badly wounded, were brought Into Casas Grandes, Mexico, last evening, and the wagona went out after more. These men fell in the engagement at Galanea, American Veteran m Charge. Los Angeles, Calif., Jan. tl. Ac cording to the police, nearly - BOO Mexicans and men in sympathy with the revolution have left Los Angeles for Mexico since the revolution" start ed. In charge of Captain J. D. Mo ran, a Spanish war veteran, 85 Mexi cans and American soldiers of fortune are reported to be en route to the border. Mexicans here deny that the party that captured Mexlcaia are free booters. . Second Attack Expected. ' ' Elcentro,. Calif.,. Jan. 81. Mexican custom municipal officers are pre paring to resist a second expected at tack of Insurrectos who arrived from Mexacall yesterday after- having lev ied tribute of 81B00 upon the mer chants and citizens. It was learned last night that the revolutionists are preparing for another onslaught. Extended Battle in Progress. Huaohuca, Ariz., Jan. 81. Persons arrived today -from . Nogaies report that Mexican federal troops, and reb els have been fighting since Sunday near Cananea. No details have been received. The report that Mexico is offering ten dollars a day for Ameri can army veterans is dented. SAH FRANCISCO WINS PRELIMINARY BOUT LOWER HOUSE GIVES BAY CITY MAJORITY Boosters For Rival Exposition Cities Put In Hard Forenoon Good News Sets Frisco Wild. Washington, D. C, Jan. 81. San Francisco won the preliminary vote in the world's- fair fight this after noon when the house decided to take up the Kahn resolution for immedi ate consideration. The vote was San Francisco, 188; New Orleans, 169. Washington, D. C, Jan. 81. San Francisco and New Orleans boosters put in a hard morning today, the final work before the congressmen vote this afternoon on the site of the Panama fair. A rain of telegrams struck Washington from the West. Both sides claimed they had a major ity. Big crowds gathered around the capital and sought seats in the gal leries. The vote in the house is only half the fight The final test comes when the senate votes on the matter. It. la believed the senate will follow the house. :L r - Washlngton. D. C. Jan. 81. In the house today the world's fair question had precedence over all other matters. The program called- for a reading of the eatoplnal bill and the Kahn reso lution directly after the house con vened. A debate of an hour on each side will be allowed. The vote is scheduled to take place at four o'clock. The estoplnal bill provides for a world's fair at New Orleans and a government appropriation of a mil lion dollars. The Kahn resolution In vites foreign nations to participate in the world's fair at San Francisco in 1915 and no appropriation is asked. Both messages have been reported fa vorably , by the committees. . City Goes Wild. San Francisco, Calif., .Jan. II. This city went crazy when the Wash ington news was received. Market street was solidly .lined with people who danced and sang. Whistles blew, Impromptu parades were formed and the wireless flashed the news to sea California Sends Thanks. Sacramento, Calif., Jan. 81. The thanks of California to congress for its selection of San Francisco as the site of the Panama fair received .ex presslon today In the legislature by joint resolution of the senate and house of representatives, to be tele- praphed to Washington Immediately. Washington, D. C, Jan. 11. The bonne this afternoon passed the Kahn resolution by a vote of 259 to 43. This practically Insures the fair . to Ban Francisco. . . Many Speches Made. - Washington, D. C Jan.-11. Before the vote was taken a number - of speeches were made for the rival cit ies. - Chairman Rodenberg of Illinois led for New Orleans. - He said a fair In. the south would tend to show the world we are a reunited people. Congressman Kahn for San Fran clsco, speaking for California, read a telegram from the people of Alame da county pledging themselves an ad' dltlonal million dollars to San Fran cisco. The bouse was In a complete uproar when the vote was announced ARCHBISHOP RYAN'S CONDITION IMPROVED Philadelphia, Pa, Jan. 10. The condition of Archbishop Ryan, re ported to be dying of heart trouble. Is improved today. IS COIIITED Editor Found Guilty of Crimi nally Libeling King George f England. ALLEGED KING WAS MORGANIOALLY MARRIED Sentenced to Year's Imprisonment as Result of Trial Behind Closed - Doors Accused Man Given LitUo Chance Not Permitted to Question Jurors Conducts Own Defense. ' London, Eng., ' Feb. 1. Edward Mylius was today convicted of crimi nally libeling King George by pub lishing statements that the king was inorganically married to the daughter of Admiral Seymour at Malta in 1890. The articles were', published in the Liberator, an anti-monarchical paper published In Paris and cir culated in England. Mylius refused to withdraw his statements. ' " He was sentenced to a year's Im prisonment: Chief Justice Lord Al verstone presided. ' Though it was - supposed to be a public hearing itvwas really secret and even Home Secretary Churchill had difficulty in obtaining a seat Mylius demanded that the king be called, but .was frowned down. Mylius was given small chance. He asked permission to question the jur ors to ascertain whether they would be unbiased and the judge would not allow It. Mylius conducted his own defense. ' - Admiral Seymour, his three sons and daughter, the alleged wife of the king appeared and said they had no knowledge of such a marriage. An authorized statement from the King in which he denied the union was also given. REAR ADMIRAL SPERRY DIES THIS MORNING Washington, D. C, - Feb. 1. Rear Admiral Charles Sparry who was re lieved of the command of the United States fleet during Its recent cruise around the world died here today of pneumonia. Since leaving active duty Sperry has been In command of the naval college at Newport, Rhode Island. "THE THUNDERER" IS LAUNCHED IN LONDON London, Feb. . 1. England's nine teenth dreadnaught, the Thunderer, was launched today at Blackwell's just outside of London. Mrs. Randall Davidson, wife of the Archbishop of Canterburry performed the cham pagne ceremony. Her main ansa nt will be ten 13.5 inch guns, throwing projectiles weighing 1250 pounds. . She Is 580 feet long. FORTY EMBALMED . BEEVES ARE SEIZED Seattle, Wash., Feb. 1. Forty beef carcasses alleged to have been treat ed by an embalming process, were seised from eating houses operated by Japanese by the authorities. The Japs bought the unfit meat at .six cents per pouna, it is asserted. FINAL FIGHT ON FAIR TO OCCUR FRIDAY Washington, D. C, Feb. 1. The final fight for the location of the Pa nama fair has been delayed until Fri day. The senate committee on In dustrial expositions will listen to the arguments of New Orleans and San Francisco boosters and later the sen ate will make Its choice. CHINESE KILLED IN ROCK QUARRY EXPLOSION Victoria, B. C, Feb. 1. News this afternoon tell of an explosion In rock quarryat Tod creek In which one Chinaman was killed and two In jured. AH the . white men escaped. TAFT NAMES JUDGE FOR COURT OF APPEALS Washington, D. C, Feb. 1. Taft today sent to the senate the nomina tion of George Martin of Ohio as judge of the customs court of appeals. STOP BROWN AND - WHITE MARRIAGES Carson, Nev, Feb. 1. Marriages between whites and Japs will soon be ended here as it is expected to pass a bill now before the legislature which provides drastic punishment for such anions. Bailey Indicted. Portland, Ore., Feb. 1. J. W. Ball. ey, state food and dairy commissioner was Indicted by the Multnomah coun ty grand Jury yesterday for neglect of official duty. The Indictment sets out that Bailey Is required by law to publish monthly bulletin contain' ing a report of an analytical and chemical examinations made by him of food and food drinks. This, the jurors declare he failed to do. CHINA PLAGUE - IS SPREADING Disease Scattered Beyond Control - by Death Pursued Mongolians., THOUSANDS DYING DAILY IN NORTHERN MANCHURIA Al) Towns Within Radius of Two Hun dred Miles Infected Some Villages Already Burned More Than One Eighth of Inhabitants of Fucblatien Are Dead. Peking, China, Feb. 1. Death nur- sued, fleeing Chinese have spread bu- ponic plague beyond th control of physicians. Today it is estimated a thousand are dying dally in northern Manchuria where the scourge is worst Frew Harbin has reported that all towns within a radius of two hun dred miles are infected. Some vil lages have been burned. In Fucbla tien four thousand of thirty thou sand lnnamtants are dead, over half have fled, while the remainder are be ing kept within the gates by soldiers. It Is believed the authorities will burn the city. . A new danger appeared when starv ing dogs and cats attacked the hu man bodies. The soldiers have been ordered to kill all animals. From Mudken northward the Chi nese and Japanese and all whites em ployed on railroads go about garbed In medicated gauze with only small slits in the covering to look through. KQUIP PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE . WITH "FIRST AID" .HELPS Portland, Or., Feb. 1. First aid to the injured will hereafter be a part of tne duties assigned te the attaches of the district attorney's office. A sup ply of antiseptics and other pharma ceutical preparations has been laid in by Judge Cameron, and when scarred and battered complainants ap pear for warrants in future, their feelings will be soothed as far as pos sible with emollents. It has been found the victim, of personal attacks often thinks of revenge before pro phylactics, to the great danger of his health and proper asepsis. Not a day passes tut some scarred combatant appears thirsting for re venge. His most pressing need is for treatment and the officials will do what they can to bind up his wounds and attend to securing punishment for his assailant later. - SENATOR BROWN LAYS . DOWN LAW TO FELLOWS Washington, D. C, Feb. 1. "Decide the Lorimer case, the question of the popular election of senators, the tar iff commission bill, the bill proposing a leveling of veterans' pensions, or prepare for an extra session." This is the way Senator Brown of Nebraska today laid down the law to the sen ators. "It must be understood now that if any of these questions are put over te another session, some appropriation bills will go over also. This is an ul tlmatum." He said otherwise an extra session will be necessary and Intimated that many senators are behind him. BOWERMAN FINDS MAN TO AGREE WITH HTM Salem, Ore., Feb. 1. Senator BOW' erman has found at least one senator to agree with him that the state con servation commission should be abol ished. His supporter Is Senator Nor ton of Josephine, a democrat who performed the unusual stunt of sup porting Bowerman for governor in the last campaign. Norton expresses the opinion the commission Is of no value and he In troduced a bill yesterday to put the commission out of business. CANADIAN PRAIRIES IN GRIP OF BLIZZARD Winnipeg, Canada, Feb. 1. The prairie west of this city Is gripped by a bllzard. Train service on the Ca nadian Pacific Is delayed and Grand Trunk Pacflc has cancelled Its ser vice. The coal famine Is becoming acute. MILLIONAIRE CLUB MAN AT POINT OF DEATH Baltimore, Feb. X. George Pea body the millionaire clubman of Bos ton Is at the point of death here to day following two operations at John Hopkins hospital. Sheriff Killed. . Guthrie, Ok la,, Feb. 1. The light from the flame of a match used by Sheriff Robert Martin to light hi cigar, caused his death last night, when he was shot while trying to serve a writ of ejectment on a ranch man named Pfelfer. The officer and a deputy had approached the ranch when the former drew the cigar from his pocked and ' as the flame flared up, the shot was fired. GIVERS AND TAKERS OF TIPS TO SUFFER Salem, Ore., Jan. 31. Dlmlck's eight-hour bill pased the senate this afternoon. Salem, Ore., Jan.Sl. Receivers of tips and those who tip will be vio lators of the law if a bill which is be ing prepared by Representative Bige low passes. It makes tipping a crime. The Peterson measure for the abo lition of capital punishment was in definitely postponed. A big scrap is on over the DImick eight hour law. Big employers are trying to have it killed in tne senate. Representative Neuner of Douglas county caused some excitement today by accusing Speaker Rusk of being czar. Neuner was one of the ab sentees Saturday and he resented be ing fined for his absence. "We have got enough of this Joe Cannon business. I won't stand for It" he shouted. But he did. 'I AM PROGRESSIVE," SAYS ROOSEVELT Jersey City, N. J., Jan. 81. "I am a progressive. I could not be any thing else for a progressive is one who really believes in the people," is the message which Roosevelt sent to the New Idea- Republicans at Jersey City last night. Today the v leaders are discussing the letter which the colonel sent in answer to an invitation to speak. In It Roosevelt-said he was sorry he could not talk but urged the members to fight for popular government. MANY VILLAGES ARE WIPED OUT FOURTEEN BODIES FOUND . "IN RUINS OF BARRIOS Great Numbers Buried in Ruins of Philippine Earthquake and Erup tion Number Unverified. FIVE HUNDRED QUAKES IN WEEK Manila, P. I., Feb. 1. With- in a week to date, the Manila observatory has recorded 537 earthquakes, some of them in- tense, Taal volcano continues active. , The estimate of the dead today is the same as yes- terday. Washington, Feb. 1. All barrios, or villages, in the vicinity of Taal, have been obliterated, 14 people have been found dead and many are burled In the ashes from the active volcano, ac cording to a cablegram received by the war department today from Gover nor General Forbes of the Philippine islands. Several estimates placed the num ber of dead at 800, the dispatch says, but this figure, Governor Forbes adds, needs verification. It is reported by Governor Forbes that one-third of the people in Barrio Tlbig, In the municipality of Lemery, throe chldren in Panjala, and 12 peo ple in Talisoy, were drowned by the tidal wave. Lemery and Tallsay are almost deserted. Governor Forbes' dispatch was bas ed upon reports from the Philippine constabulary. He confirmed press re ports of a violent eruption yesterday, followed by a tidal wave affecting the shores of the lake. Doctors have been rushed to the scene and the wounded are being cared for. The country around the lake is covered with mud and ashes. The Philippine government has sent launches, army burial corps and provisions to the scene, while the Joint committee of the Philippine legisla ture today voted $2500 to aid the suf ferers. FORMER SHANIKO MAN SUICIDES IN SALT LAKE Salt Lake City, Jan. 81. Dead from chloroform, self administered, the body of George Macy of Oregon, was found In his room at the home of his mother-in-law, Mrs. M. E. Marsh in this city yesterday. Macy married Mrs. Marsh's daughter Ce- cila at Cordova, Alaska, six years ago. It is understood that the couple separated in December and that Mrs Macy Is now in Wallace, Idaho. This separation, added to difficulties In disposing of some telephone patents, preyed upon Macy's mind. He had been in Salt Lake but a few days. Before taking the chloroform, Macy began a letter addressed to Miss Lois Macy, Harrlsburg, Ore., whom he called "My dear daughter." Macy belonged to the Masonio lodge at Newport, Ore., and to a Spokane camp of the Woodmen of the World His age was it. He was formerly In business at Shanlko, Ore, PLAGUE STOPS TOUR OF CHINA'S CROWN PRINCE London, Eng., Jan. 81. Owing to the prevalence of the bubonic plague in China and Manchuria, the visit, of the crown prince has been postponed according to a dispatch received by Rueters agency today. The prince win not make the tour Immediately, returning to Berlin from Calcutta. REBELS WIN THREE TS Insurgents Holding Galanea and San Buena Ventura Prepare for Siege. PASSENGER TRAINS ARE STALLED AT CHXHUAHUA Revolutionists Are Successful In Three of Four Engagements Fought Uni ted States Consul Edwards Makes Formal Demand for Immediate Trial of Accused American. - AMERICAN AID IS NOT WANTED Huachuca, Ariz., Feb. 1. Americans were officialy noti fied today that the Mexican re bellion is for Mexicans and no Americans are wanted. The word was sent to this country by Francisco Madero, the In surgent leader. He said that within sixty days he would have control of all ports of entry. The report that government troops had defeated the rebels at Sapuralpa is denied. The rebels assert they voluntarily abandoned the town. El Paso, Texas., Feb. 1. Galanea and San Buena Ventura are held by the Insurrectos, according to dis patches from Casas Grandes last night. Colonel Rabago reached Ctsas Grandes early today with 160 of the 500 men with whom he entered upon., his campaign January 6. Four battles have been fought, In three of which the insurrectos were successful. Col onel Rabago losing the two rapid fire ' guns and four pieces of light artillery with which he Invaded the Galena district. San Buena' Ventura was abandoned to the Insurrectos Monday and Ga lanea deserted last night. Today federal officials were busy preparing Casas Grandes for a long siege, gathering provisions and forti fying the town. Testerday United States Consul Ed wards made formal demand on the Mexican authorities at Juarez for an Immediate hearing in the case of "Yll llam Boykln, the American negro por ter arrested Saturday night for com plicity In smuggling Into Mexco am- ' munition found on a south bound train The hearing will be concluded tomor row. Passengers Stalled. Mexico City, Feb. 1. Passenger trains on the Central branch, of the National Railways of Mexico are stalled at Chihuahua and officials ad mit it is probable they have been held up by revolutonlsts. An official said last night that two trains were- at some point between Laguna and OJi- Caliente. An exploration train t Chihuahua at noon, but no reports Jf Its progress have been received here. Officials say all the wires north of Laguna had been out of commission all day. San Dlogo, Calif., Feb. 1. Mexican troops are expected in Tla Juana to day. The expected night attack of the rebels didn't materialize. Fifty busi ness men are armed and are patrol ing the town. The women have been sent to San Diego and all valuables also. American Passengers Marooned. El Paso, Tex., Feb. 1. Messages today say two Mexican Central trains with American passengers aboard are marooned In the desert of Northern Chihuahua by bridges burned by the revolutionists. PREPARING FOR ATTACK ON NATIONAL CAPITAL Puerto Cortez, Honduras, Feb. 1. Although the actual position of the revolutionists under General Bonllla is not known, there is a feeling that they are gathering their forces for an attack upon Puerto Cortez. It is also believed that Bonllla will take the town without bloodshed as the gov ernment has already asked the com manders of the International forces for 48 hours in which to evacuate the town. . This request has been granted and If the government troops decide to withdraw, they do so under the protection of the International forces. ARCHBISHOP RYAN . IS SINKING RAPIDLY Philadelphia, Pa., Feb. I. Arch bishop Ryan is reported to be sinking today. Little hope is held out for his recovery. He is being given oxygen to proiung his life. Fight to Draw. Boston, Feb, 1. Jimmy Gardner of Lowell, Mass.,'' and Frank Klaus of Pittsburg, fought 18 rounds to a draw last night Gardner was knock, ed down In the first round but evened matters up later. Fl