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JUroads" Fear Two-Million Dollar
Shops W HI Be Dynamited So JU
slgtance Coming From Trainmen as
Case Is Xeutral and They Cannot
Interfere With the IssHeg at
Jackson; Miss., Oct. 5. Rioting to-
jilay was the moat serious since the
strike. Shots were fired and a gener
al mlxup of strikers and strikebreak
ers occurred. ' John Tardy, a striker
Vas seriously wounded. , : '
I - Trainmen Cant Help. .
Denver, Oct. 5. "If the - striking
shopmen of the Harriman lines win,"
.eo, the president of the brotherhood
hi railway trainmen today, "it will be
without our aid." He said their diffi
culties are not such that the brother
hood could take cosrntznnon onH an thi
lcEanlzatlon will remain neutral. . .
I Troops .Gathered at McComb.
1 McComb, Mlss., Oct 5. Governor
loel today ordered the state militia
Concentrated here for the purpose of
preventing expected violence of the
ptrlkers. It-la feared they will dyna
nlte the Illinois Central shops here,
.valued at $2,000,000 Eleven companies
i are nere and six are en route.
Expect End in a Month.
Portland, 'Oct. 5. Many trains are
Tunning behind schedule, and In Port
land, Ashland, Roseburg, Huntington,
and, Umatilla numbers of locomotives
are dead today because they cannot
e repaired according to the strikers
jpommlttee. Los Angeles . wires that
the men are optimistic and have re
ceived Information from Chicago lndl
eating the roads are weakening and
they expect the strike to end In a
ftionth. Dead locomotives are report
ed In California also.
i 4 Strikebreakers Desert.
t San Francisco, . Oct. 6. The Espee
shops are deserted today. It was es
timated that there are less than 40
aien working In the Bhops. Several
Strikebreakers deserted last night
F. A. DELANO.
I H U President of
I th Wabath Railroad.
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London, Oct. 5. The Evening Times
in an extra edition asserts it has re
liable information that Austria has de
termined to prevent a continuance of
Italy's Imnnrtntlnn nimt Tnrtrni.
the coast. . '
There are many rumors concerning
the war but It is hard to tell what is
true. It is believed the Italians have
occupied Tripoli but they control the
cable and will not tell of It.
Constantinople, Oct. 5. Wild txctte-
ment prevailed here when an uncon
firmed report was received that tne
Turkish fleet had been destroyed In a
naval engagement with the Italians
off Mltylene. ' It was reported the Ital
ians sank and captured the fleet and
then seized the island of Lemnos of
which. Mltylene is the capital. It Is
reported heavy firing was seen and
heard in the North Dardanelles.
Italian Cruiser Sinks.
London, Oct. 5. The Italian cruiser
Washington, Oct, 5
Ing the late Admiral Schley during his
life time and officially refusing to ap
prove his 'conduct at Santiago, the
united ' States navy outdid itself in
rendering respect at the funeral to
day. It was one of the most imposing
ever seen feere,
SCHLEY S ENETyilESiFlGUnt
IN HONORS TO LUTE ADMIRA
Fifteen hundred midshipmen from'mlral Dewey, Schley's champion and
Annapolis, marines and bluejackets
were in line. The service was at home
TO BE PROCEEDED AGAINST
San Francisco, Oct. 5. That start
ling prosecutions will he started
against some Pacific coast Jobbers for
violations of the Sherman anti-trust
law, is the statement made today by
Joseph Darling, special agent for the
department of justice who has been
10 TWO OTHERS FACE CHARGES
: Six true bills and one not true S
bill were reported in by the grand
Jury late last night. ' As yet none
have been made public. Thejur-
5C ors are still in session and an 3
other batch of Indictments are 4
expected this evening or tomor-
? row forenoon. It is ' supposed
that most of the first batch were
3 against men already hi Jail.
John Spain, champion buckaroo of
all the northwest and proud possessor
of the Roundup sadde won by that
honor, Harry McOrath and Zlbe Morse.
alt Union boys, were placed on trial
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CavOut was struck by a submerged
mine in Tripoli bay and sank In a few
minutes, says an unconfirmed report,
coming from Constantinople. The
Z-jr.c ic,j..t bujo iuo iUii-u. h'o buui
bardlng Mltylene. . : '
Prevesa Withstands Assault.
Milan, Oct. 5. After bombarding
Prevesa, the Italian forces tried to
land, but were repulsed with a loss of
15 men. . '. r - . ;',
Portuguese In Tprislng.
Madrid, Oct. 5 The , Portugueao
monarchist uprising is extending rap
idly. Prince Joseph of Braganza,
heading a 40,000 army is advancing to
ward Oporto. King Manuel Is expect
ed soon from England.
Tripoli In Italian Hands.
Pome, Oct. 5. It was official' an
no t. iced that the Italians have cap
tured Tripoli. The Turkish garrison
went into the hills, but would not
and later at St. Johns' Episcopal
church and interment was at Arling
The men who were the bitterest In
denouncing the living Schley, who
characterized him as a "coward, catiff
and traitor" were the moat .prominent
in the funeral cortege. The military
and naval display was elaborate. Ad-
friend, was unable to attend. He la
reported In feeble health.
here for several days.
Darling said he could not say yet
who will be Indicted by the grand Jury
but he stated, that they are four of
the largest corporations in California,
Washington and Oregon. Only . two
anti-trust cases have been tried on the
coast In 29 years.
late this afternoon for horse steal
ing. The eases have been brewing for
some time but at the conclusion of the
civil case this afternoon the defend
ants' attorney and the state spread
their weapons of war before them and
commented what will be the hardest
fought case In this term of court. Be
cause of the renown of the three men
all of whom are skilled bronco bust
ers, and of the personal acquaintances
who are Interested, the case Is attract
Ing widespread attention. Cochran &
Cochran are counsel for the defend
ant. , ..
- Christ Johnson of North Power and
J. A. McNeil of Cove were acceptabl
to both sides and were seated at 3.30
o. 'tck as two Jurors In the case. J,
THURSDAY. OCTOBER 5,
TAKES ISSUE WITH
i TAFT'S TRUST
CALLS THEJf ALL A BLUFF
THAT WILL OT WORK
Commontr, Speaking for Mr. Brjan,
Opens Criticism on President Taft's
Policies With the Trusts-Affirnu
the Trusts Elected Him the Last
Time and Will Attempt It the Second
1 Time ,
Lincoln, Keb., Oct. 5. Declaring
It would be practically .Impossible to
convict a trust magnate la a criminal
court, W. J Bryan in the Commoner
takes up President Taft's challenge,
relating tojthe supreme court trust
decision and characterizes it as a
''bluff." He then chaltanges Mr. Taft
to give the full facta regarding the ap
pointment of the supreme court Jus
tices., ': i';. ." ; :
Concerning Taft's recent utterances
that the anti-trust law 1b pobent to
curb the trusts, Bryan says: "The
president is bluffing. He knows the
question hf raises cannot be settled
until after; the election and then It
does not 'make any difference to him
how it Is settled?' tath the trusts aid
ing him he won 'the last presidential
election without proposing a remedy
for the trusts and he hopes with the
aid of the trusts to win another by en
dorsing a retrogade policy of the su
preme court." . : v . " . .
Ha then asks if Taft knew the stand
of the men who he appointed to the
supreme bench before be made the ap
polntments and challenges Mr. Taft
to answer. ' ' '
as He Talks Politics.
Lincoln, Neb., Oct. 5. William J
Bryan today started out ona three
weeks' .speech making tour of Nebras
ka under the auspices of the democrat
lc Btate committee. The tour Is re
garded as the real beginning of the
national campaign In this state. It Is
expected that Mr. Bryan, while Bay
ing good words for the state ticket
will spend most of his time discussing
national Issuos and will take occasion
to make reply to the speeches pf Pres
ident Taft recently delivered In Ne
braska and neighboring states, Mr
Bryan's schedule calls for an average
of three speeches a day.
T. Mulvehlll was excused for cause
and J. A. Horn of Elgin, a former saw
mill man was being examined at
o'clock. - ' '' -
"The case will not likely, reach the
testimony taking point until tomorrow
morning for Attorney W- H. Strayer of
Usker is yet to arrive this evening to
Je associated with Cochran & Coch
ran as counsel. '..
To Inaugurate Ctolverslty Ilea,
Burlington, Vt., Oct. 6. The formal
Inauguration tmorrow of Dr. Guy Pot
ter Benton, former president of Miami
university, as president of the Unl
verslty of Vermont, will be the occa
slon of a very unusual gathering of
distinguished scholars, educators an
scientists from all parts of the coun
try. As a preliminary to the Inaugur
ation ceremonies there was held to
day an educational conference In
which the participants Included Pres
Hadley of Yale, President Thompson
of Ohio State university, President
James of the University of Illinois
President Tillman of the University of
Arkansas, Prof. John Dewey of Colum
Ma university, President FInlay of the
College of tlie City of New York, and
a number of other distinguished edu
WITH JOY AT
GOLDEN SPIKE DRIVEN
AT BEND AND 3000
MXE lEAES'TEEPAHATIOS 'Uk
; EDS IJ,' REALIZATION
Greater Development of Oregon Is
Promised by Hill Should This One
Be Successful Oregon's Millions of
Idle Acres Are to" Be Developed
Through the Advent of the Sew Ttu.Il.
road to Bend. ' .
Bend.Ore.; Oct. J5. Cheers and tears
from 3,000 greeted James J. Hill, the
empire builder, today when, he drove
the golden spike here marking the
completion of the Oregon trunk with
Its nine years of wait for the stel
highway, and Inauguration of develop
ment of central Oregon's millions of
Idle acres. ,
Hill, In his speech, promised more
railroad development if this project Is
successful. v ;
The Harriman, lines, which have a
99 year contract 'for the Joint use of
the tracks into Bend, was represent
ed bylp. B. Miller, the .traffic manager.
SECRET SERVICE ME REDOU
BLED riSECAUTION. .
Taft's SpecJal to Pass Through La
Grande Lute Tomorrow Mght.
Salt Lake, OctTJicPresident Tafl
Is spending a busy day here "with Sen.
Smoot supervising. Mr. Taft Is the
center of the "old fo!l:s wo:!i" and
received many at the New Utah hotel
Then he went to the tabernacle and
heard the big choir. He lunched al
the Commercial club. . .
Secret service men are doubllag
precaution in guarding blm since the
scare at Denver.
President Taft's special train .will
pasp through. La Grande . tomorrow
n ght, and if on scheduled time should
reach this city about 2 a. m. On ac
count of the lateness of the hour it will
be Impossible to see him.
DEXTIST PLEADS TODAY.
McDe rmott Enters Formal Plea of 'ot
, Guilty In Xoter Case.
San Bernardino, Oct. C With less
than a dozen present Dentist McDavlt
entered a plea of not guilty before the
superior judge, Bledsoe, In connection
with the holding of Jessie McDonald
prisoner In a room 16 months. He
Is charged with a statutory offense
The caBe Is continued until Oct. 14.
Mrs. tfcSamara Called In.
Los Angeles, Oct. 5.The McNam
aras were overjoyed today when told
that the defense would send Immedl
ately for Mrs. McNamara, their moth
er. Aitnougn tne accused men are
scheduled to face trial on Wednesday
for dynamiting and murders they are
TO 1. TAFT
seenlngly not worrying.
IF ENEMIES LEAVE
'HIM ALONE WILL
TINTED, DESPITE OBJECTIONS
Governor Is Out With Statement That
; This Is Ills Last Term In Oilke and
i He Will Jletlre at Its Conclusion
He Might Run If Ills Enemb s Abuso
, Hlra Over IU Prison Policies In
Salem. . . '' '
Salem, Oct.' ' B.OoVernfcr ' Oswald
West Is . out, with . a statement.today
that when he retires this, term he, will
go out of politics and ntver be a
candidate for any office. He admitted
that he might run again If his enemies
"abused" him. Governor West said
hd would stkk to his prison policy o
paroling convicts, despite all protests.
While admitting a number had bro
ken-their, parole he said the system
would wln'out In the end. , ,
fuHMISSIOX TOSSES COIN TO vt
.r.y " , TEIUIINE.
Second Game at Philadelphia -Series
Opens October 14.
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New York, Oct. 5. The national
commission met here today and decid
ed that the first game of the world ser
ies will be played Ul New York on
Oct. l.th. The second game will be
i-lajed at Philadelphia. The, teams
ther, after will alternate between the
two cities, until the series has been
decided. In case of postponement It Is
t to be played In the city originally sched
uled. A coin was tossed to decide
where the first game will be played. ;
Next King of Denmark Will
Visit America In Ootober.
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