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LA URAJN bfc. UISLO.N' JOUiV OKEtiON. SATURDAY, JULY 9, 1910
IYNCHING RESULT OF RAID OX
ALLEGED BLIND PIG IX
NEWARK, OHIO :
Following Anti-Saloon League Raid
on Restaurant, Trouble Starts that
Ends In Death of. Proprietor Dc
teethe for League Fired Shot Hur.
rled to Jail Where Mob Assemble
Begs Flteously for Life.
NO HOPE FOR CHARLTON
Confessed Murdered will Hate
Jersey City. July 9. Despite stor
ies sent broadcast that Porter Charl
ton would be released on account of
technical hitches between this coun
try and Italy, Prosecutor Garvin said
today that the slayer would be tried
by a court or insanity commission.
"The statement that this self-confess
ed perpetrator of a fiendish crime, so
fiendish as to. arouse dovbts as to his
sanity, may be turned loose on a com
munity because of a technicality, Is
an Insult to' the American courts,"
said Garvin. , ':- V
Newark, Ohio. July 9 Sheriff Link-
eim, with his deputies, is todayj
searching for ringleaders of a mob
which last night lynched Carl Ether
ington aged 22. He was a detective
employed by ' the anti-saloon league.
The lynchers were unmasked and ar
rests are momentarily expected. A
special Jury will be called to consid
er the case. . '
Revolution feeling is great, follow
ing the disgraceful occurance. As a
result, orders for troops are counter
Sheriff Is Censured
Adjutant General Weybrecht openly
censured the sheriff. "Lynching "in
densely populated states like Ohio.
with troops scattered over It, 1b abso
lutely 'Inexcusable" 'he said today
The lynching was the outgrowth of an
'attempt By the league to show the
presence of a blind pig in Licking
county, which is dry.
They raided the Last Chance res
taurant, and durlngUhe melee, Wil
liam Howard, former chief of police,
who owned the restaurant, tried to
detain Etherlngton who shot and kill
ed him. Etherlngton was hurried to
the jail, and the howling mob soon
surrounded the place. Two hours la
ter they got the prisoner.
Begged for His Life.
Prisoners in the Jail say that Eth
erington begged the sheriff to call
troops, but the sheriff laughed and
said the mob was only "bluffing," and
would not dare storm the jail. When
rams began breaking through the
door, the prisoners declare the man
tried to strangle himself .with his
coat, but not succeeding, set the gar
ment afire, but it only singed his
face. He begged for life plteously as
the mob dragged him to a trolley pole.
Snyder's Murderers In Prison.
Portland, Oregon, July , 9.
Former Deputy Sheriff Joseph Cas
ady, sentenced to. hang September 2,
Ben Hinton, Emmett Shields, Earl
Shields and Bert Green, sentenced for
life, all for the murder of Ollie Snyder
yon City last year, were taken to the
penitentiary today. ,
SADlEBCDf 1HI1TTREE IE
FIRST APPEARANCE CARRIED
CHAUTAUQUA AUDIENCE J.
. WITH A WHIRL
LAST APPEARANCE SUNDAY
Doctor Sudler, Doctor Lena Sadler and
Miss Wilnier Comprise a Team That
Have Won Popularity in This City
First Appearance an Immense Sue
cess and Great Crowds art r.tpert
ed Tomorrow. ' .
FOREST FIRES CREEP CLOSE TO
GROVES OF WOLD'S LA It (J.
EASTERNFIRE ARE COSTU
Scquoiaual Park Scene of all-Nlght
Fight Against Flames that Threuten
to Prsiroy World's Largest Trees
Santa -jCmi Grove Also in Danger
Second ,. Crop Red Woods are
Rurniiu Wisconsin Town Saved.
NATIONAL REFORMERS ACTIVE
National Bureau of Reform Takes a
Hand in Motion Fight Pictures.
San Francisco, July 9. The Inter
national Reform Bureau will take a
hand In the movement against the ex
hibition of fight motion pictures. Dr.
Wilbur Crafts, the bureau's founder,
arrived from Washington in this city
He will organize a. California branch
and formulate plans for fighting the
SHOULD III T
Remaining Sadler Company mi
Iers Tonight at 8 o'clock, mUrc
by Doctor Sadler, "Child Life in the
Tomorrow at 1 t!W p. m. Address by
Doctor Sadler, "Health and Right
eousness." ' .
Sunday afternoon at 1:30 Sermon
by Doctor Redfero, Ph. D., on Bible
Study." Sunday at 2:30, lecture to
men only by Dr. Sudler. At the same
hour a lecture to women only by Doc
tor Lena K. Sadler.
Sunday evening, "Sign of the Cross"
a dramatic reading by Miss Wilmer.
She will preface every number be
tweeni this evening and her own mas
terly recital tomorrow night.
STATE LAW MAKES IT MANDA
TORY, SAYS LOGSDEN.
Cltv Becomes Responsible to State
and Property Owner to City.
UOOSEVELT CAN SWING TEN
THOUSAND IN ONE SPEECH
Teddy's Following in Indiana so Great
That Bererldge Smiles.
While the . noxious weed ordinance
does not go Into effect until August
this does not take away the responsi
bility of every citizen for all prop
ty owners are subject to the state
statute demanding that weeds be cut,
In speaking' of the -matter this
morning, Councilman Logsden said
"Under the state statute each city is
practically a road district and the
street superintendent Is vested with
the same power of a road overseer,
j This being true, the city Is liable to
fine for neglecting to cut noxious
weeds. This seems to be the legal
phase of the matter. But the Individ- j ay
ual feature wherein civic pride should
count for something. Is of Importance.
To my mind it Is a bad Idea for any
one to have to be forced to do what is .
right in the matter of beautifying and
improving the community In which
they live. Whether a citizen is a prop
erty. owner or not it seems to me that
he should think enough of the city in
which he resides to give all the aid
possible to officers who are trying to
enforce the laws and thus rid the val
ley of noxious weeds. It would indeed
The Doctor Sadler . Company has
made friends with -La Grande. True,
only about two or three hundred have
heard the talented speakers but these
few have formed sub-committees of
one each, to boost for the stellar at
traction which Is holding the center
of the boards right now at Chautau
qua. ; The company is an unqualified
success. Yesterday afternoon a small
audience sat In rapt attention while
the troupe went through the lecture
entitled, "What to Do Until the Doctor
Comes." Practical demonstrations
are attending every phase of It, among
them being" the attention bestowed up
on a lady who fainted In the audience,
carrying 250 pounds in. the shape of
Attorney Turner Oliver, from the
platform, on the back of Dr. Sadler,
a man of small stature, and other In
structive points. Doctor Leona Sadler
is no less a genius and MIbs Welmer,
the reciter is uanimously declared to
be as good as anything ever heard in
La Grande. The three form a great
attraction, and the Observer is not
dabbling with mere praisewords in
making the statement; it Is corrobor
ated by every person who heard the
company during the lectures yesterd-
Vl5,ili?.,, Calif.,' July 9. Reinforce
ments were ruihed thin aiternoou to
Sequolanal park to aid the worn-out
fighters in saving the forest giants,
the largest grove of big trees in the
world. If the wind does not shift, the
trees can be saved. The fire Jumped
the north fork of the Kaweah and is
burning over a great area in an ad
jacent forest. ,
Santa Crux Grove In Danger.
Santa Cruz, July 9. The Santa
Cruz grove of big trees Is threatened
with destruction today, according to
meKsaees from headwaters of the
San Lorenzo river. The grove is sev
en miles from here and the five, Is
in clow proximity to It. Thousands
of acres of second growth Redwoods
are In flames. A large number of back
flrelng of fires is alBo raging In the
vicinity of King creek.
yards, Moreland went under tie train
with Lester Klngsley, a fellow light
repair man to do some work, without
setting out the required blue lights.
The switching crew had made tip the
rear end. attached ' the caboose and
had gone up to the head end to com
plete the make-up. A car down about
fifteen cars had to be thiown out. and
when this was done, the engine ran
the head-end cars down the make-up
track, bumping Into the rear string,
under which the two men were work
ing. The coupling didn't catch and
the rear end string rolled down the
track about three or four car lengths.
One of Them Escopes. '
Klngsley with presence of tolnd,
grabbed the brak'ebeain when he
hard the bump coming and though
ha was nearest the trucks, was drag
ged safely along until the train stop
ped. Oh the other hand. Moreland ap
parently reached for the rails, at
tempting to gam his freedom. His
hands were crushed corroborating
! this theory. He was at the ronr tniok
and seemingly had an abundance of
lime to escape,' had he not lost hia
presence of "mind. It is evident that
he was caught by the hands and held
firmly under the wheels. He was sev
ered at the wa'st. ' ' -
N. Nelson! chief night train inspec-
or, ;,witn wnom Moreiana n.i'i om
boarding, was - the first to find the
mutilated body and extracted It from
It Is apparent that the switching
crew was'in no manner, to blame as
no lights or flags had been, swung
firing of fires Is also ragins in the
ADMITS HE IS CONSIDERING A
PLAN TO AGAIN TACKLE
Admits to United Press that He May
lie-enter the Ring to Again Meet
Johnson Says he Trained Too Long
und Would Have Been Better Fitted
for the Battle Three Months Before
Vchippeway Falls, Wis., July 9. Af
ter a desparate all-night fight with
forest fires, the village of Holcomb
20 miles distant, was saved from des
tructlon. Fires are raging in the tlm-1
btr lands of Chippeway. Rusk and
Sawyer counties. The loss to stand
Ing timber and mill products has been
enormous. . ,
REPAIR IN IS
MILL WOKK IS EN ROUTE TO THIS
-CITY FOR BUILDING.
On Arrival of Mill Stuffs Crew Will
Be Doubled and Work Rushed.
NATIVE OF NORWAY MEETS 1113
DEATH WHILE AT WORK.
Indlananolis. July. 9. One speech
by Theodore Roosevelt is equivalent ! be an uphill undertaking for the coun
to 10,000 votes, according to political ' ty court and citizens of the valley to
managers of Beverldge, In his cam- wage a war agamsi weeas u ui civ
paign for re-election to the senate.
They predjet Kern, the democratic
K r-anriidato will " h nwamned. Ten
thousand doubtful voters are always
considered enough to' swing Indiana.
It is believed Roosevelt's personal
following is great enough in the light
of the fact that-he polled a majority
or 90,000 in 1904. and Tart, four years
later, had just margin enough to se
cure the Indiana electors.
of La Grande did not do her duty. I
believe the people will respond nobly
when the matter Is fully explained to
them." ' '
Last evening the lecture entitled
"AmerlcanltiB", made a treraenduous
Impression on the audience. Doctor
Sadler delivered it with the use of
charts, and the danger of high blood
pressure' was the keynote of the lec
ture. Americanitis Is brought on by
twenty-five different causes, and eith
er all or portions of these, causes are
to be found in nearly all mortals. An
Instrument which guages blood pres
sure was kept In constant use In the
hands of Doctor Lena Sadler, the
audience rushing to the rostrum to be
Crawls Under Train Without Bavin
Flags or Light Suspended.
Millwork In the shape of windows,
doors and basement window sashes
being rushed . to La Grande from
Washington state sawmills, and im
mediately upon ' Its arrival here tho
hlEh school, building crew is to bo
Today the public can get a glimpse
at what the new high school Is to be
like. A small crew of bricklayers
have commenced the erection of the
walls, and the corners are well start
ed. The brick Is laid In black mortar
and presents a fine appearance. Just
as soon as the Joists and window sash
es arrive the crew will be doubled
and the wall will rise with remark
Los Angeles. July 9. Jeffries said
today that he wanted to fight John
Arhtur Johnson again. After a long
conference with Sam Berger, the for
mer champion admitted to a represen
tative of the United Press: "Until to
day, I had no heart to take regarding
my future plans. I may fight. Johnson
again. I have discussed such a possi
bility with my close friends. I may
have something definite to say, before
long. Every man makes his mistake,
and 1 made mine when I worked too .
long. I never knew what worry was
before." ; '
Jeff Is recovering rapidly.
Manager Derger, who la with Jeff,
said: "Jeffries and 1 agree that had
he entered the ring three months be
fore July Fourth, he would have had a
better chance to win. The long strain,
mental and physical grind, proved too
much. Personally 1 can't admit John
son's superiority, and there la only
one way to Justify my personal opin
ionanother fight." :. '
Will Sne Gillette.
San Francisco, July .9.r-Tex Rick
ard said he wasn't surprised that Jeff
ries wanted another meeting, with
Johnson. . . .-. J1
Rlckard also said he expected to :
file a damage suit against Gov. Gil
lette for the loss which he is alleged
to have caused by moving the battle
to Reno. "I am Just waiting for affi-.
davits from . two Easterners who
heard Gillette promise me there would
be no interference with my planB in
California," said Rlckard.
Schooner Runs Ashore.
San Francisco. July 9. The toal
carrying schooner, Annie E. Smile,
enroute to San Francisco,, went
ashore today near Poln Relse. The.
crew was rescued.
Ninety-six Heat Deaths.
Chicago. III. July 9. With the mer
cury two degrees lower than yester
day when it registered 96, one more
died today from the heat, making a
total of 96 for the season. Heat In the
streets is stifling. Scores of prostra
tions are reported. -
BLACK HAND ACTIVE.
Italian Shot Today, Making Fifteenth
Chicago Victim In Two Years..'
Chicago, July 9 Shot ." five times
and killedLeonardo Dellehla today
became the fifteenth victim of the
Black" Hand, in the course of two
years' history of murders attributed
to that society. Dellehla was leaving
his home for work when shot by an
agent of the society.' who escaped. He
had received numerous threatening
A light repair man working as as
sistant to train inspectors, was run
over and instantly killed about 3:30
last evening in front of the depot
when a piece of a freight train vn3
struck by the switch engine. His
name was Mons Moreland, aged 27,
and has been in La Grande but three
months, coming direct from Norway,
hib native country, to accept employ
ment here. He leaves a father and
mother, and a brother and siste. in
Norway, but has no relations hero. He
was a boyhood companion -of .Mat.
Moreland, a young man who boards
at the N. Nelson home, 501 Wash.n
ton. They are not relatives,, merely
coming from the same hamlet. Jhua
carrying the same name. , -
The funeral will be held tomorrow
nfternoon at 3 o'clock from the llnrv
Carr undertaking parlors: He was
27 years of age. '
How It Happened.
According to. fellow workmen about
4 mi varus .uureiciuu who ei uuui
tlous to accomplish his work, and
; within the past two weeks, once bare
ly.. escaped death when Switchman
Happerset pulled him out from under
' a train. Last night an expedite train
was v being made up or manifest
and In the hurry-up train, cut of the
ENGAGEMENT RUMORS PREVAIL
Kernilt Roosevelt to Summer in Paris
Where Miss Rutherford Is
' New York, July 9. Despite Roose
velt's vehement denials of the report
that Kermit is engaged to Miss Mar
garet Rutherford, daughter of MrB.
William Vanderbllt .Sr., gossip con
tinues to link the two names togeth
er. It Is announced that Kermit is
going to Paris to brush up his studies
for the opening of the fall term of
Harvard. Miss . Rutherford ' Is also
summering In Paris, and it Is believed
it means he will neither study nor re
turn to college. r . ' . i
GERMANY WANTS COOK.
German Process Server Wants Ex
plorer to Testify In Peary Trial.
. Berlin, July 9. A German process
server Is on the rail of Dr. Cook. A
subpoena was Issued today by a Ger
man Judge In the provincial .court,. In
the case of Rudolph Francks, Cook's
companion, who Is suing Peary for
$10,000 damages. The court believes
Cook's presence would assist in the
trial materially., , V.i v
E SURE OF
OLD SENATOR OPENS HEADQUAR
TERS IN BOSTON TODAY.
Senator Has Had no Campaign Mead-
quarters in Many Years.
BoBton, July 9. Senator Lodge is
confident of re-election, and is over
looking no bets in the campaign The
venerable senator, from .Massachus
etts yesterday , opened up political
headquarters for. the , first time in
many years. . -!
Representative Butler Ames; oppos
ing Lodge, is working hard to snatch
the toga. V : - v'
Passenger Hits Street Car.
Winnipeg, July 9. Three "persons
were killed and many Injured today
when' a local train collided with a
street car In the outskirts of this city.
The dead are: Mrs., John Lawrence,
Toronto; John Udqupart and John
Lawrence, three years old.
Flagman McCloy, station at tha
crossing, was arrested.