l) iffijfr' OOVBRO THE MOBNINQ PIILD ON TH LOWI COLUMBIA :ULIHMirUtL AttOOIATIO RIPOflT 423 VOLUME LXI NO. 21 1 ASTORIA, OREGON, FBI DAY, AUGUST 10.' 1906 PRICE FIVE CENTS a Vans CASHIER IS IN CUSTODY Chicago Police Arrest Her. ring Yesterday. STENSLAND NOT FOUND President of Defunct Bank Still at Liberty Detectives at Work. CASHIER CLAIMS INNOCENCE Saya III li Entirely Innocent of Any Intention to do Any Wrong Wm Tool of Stenaland Hit Story Doubted CHICAGO. August O.-Henry H. Her ring. eahler of the Milwaukee Avenue State Hunk, was arrested today end re fud release on bail until hit connection with the disappearance of nearly $1,000. m of the bank' fund il cleared up. Paul 0. Stemlnml, president of the de funrt bank l itill a fugitive and al though nearly 100 detective are search Ing for th nllng president, hi where- bouta are a much a mystery as ever, Herring was arretted thlt afternoon, two hour after the time he had prev iously announced lie would give himself up. He wat taken at mice to the olllev of Chief Collin and put through an ex aminatlon as to hi knowledge of Prel dent Stensland's mismanagement of the Institution. Herring declared ho doc not know where Stensland I and ha Imtl no communication with him for over a week. The cahlnr strenuously denied the charge that he himself wa prtl;; responsible for the failure of the bank. Herring maintain that if he is guilty of breaking the banking law nf lllinok President Stcnsland la responsible, a Herring in hi examination, declared he never benefitted a single dollar by 8tenland' peculiar system of banking Hank Examiner Jones ami Assistant United State Attorney fileaon were present during the examination of Her ring, Neither they, nor the police oftlc iaU, were satisfied with the explanation given by Herring and accordingly bail was refused. Receiver Fetzer reported to the Superior Court today that a divi dend of at leant 25 per cent would prtib ably be declared to the depositor within the next two week". This. It wa said, would lie followed by ft second dividend, although the receiver was not in a posi tion tonight to state how much. At a meeting of the Itnard of director of the bank, ft committee was appointed and menu token for apprehending Stenslnnd and straightening out hi bank' affair. The director declare there will be found aulllcient revenue to pay all depositor. in fun. GIRL WAS MURDERED. SANTA MONICA, CuL August 0. The coroner' Jury returned a verdict today, that the young woman whose body was found near here hint night, wa murdered by person unknown. The body Im lieen brought here and will be held at tlin local undertaking parlor tu Ion ga possible. It wa established to day that four of her teeth are gone, two from the upper Jaw and two from the lower. YESTERDAY'S BASEBALL SCORES Pacific Coast League, At Seattle-Seattle 4, Oakland i. At Oakland -I Angel 7, Kan Finn l'iC0 S. At I ah Angel- Portland 3, Frno 1, Northwest league, At T!iim Untie 1'tmnt 8, ATTEMPTED SUICIDE. Woman and Two Little Boy Found by Husband Unconicloui From Cat. ALAMEDA, Cab, August W. ft Hcrsey tonight attempted to take her own life and that of her two little boy by tufiilng on the ga at her home at 248 Itiiena Villa avenue. The triple tragedy wa prevented by the coming home of her husband sooner than ex peeled. Horsey I manager of the mechanical department of the Hunset Press. When he arrived home tonight he found the bouse Oiled with gaa and hi wife and two little boy unconscious. They were taken to a neighbor' house, where phy sician are working on them and have hote of saving their live. The husband ate ted that the deed mut-have been deliberately planned, a he found aeveral gaa jet wide open. He declare that hi married life ha been a happy one and he cannot account for hi wife'i act. SIGNS OF TROUBLE. SALISBURY. N. C. Auguit fi.-Wblle there are do visible sign of trouble there are persistent rumor of the org' niutlon of a atrong party to liberate from Salisbury Jail tonight the lynchers of the three negro murderer of the Lyerly family. Feeling run high tonight again over the burning early today of a bam and two horse on the Lyerly' arm. The barn Is believed to have been burned tiy negroes, friend of the men. who were lynched. The militia ttiil guard the jail and galling guns will be tired on the mob, abould It attempt to enter the jail UN WANTS All Demands that'Gans Make Unrea sonable Concessions. NEGRO IS ANXIOUS TO FIGHT "Billy" Nolan, Nelson't Manager, Da mands 8ooo and Seventy-five Per Cent of the Gate Receipt, Win or Lose. GOLDFIELD, Nev August 0. Joe Can and Hilly Nolan, manager for Bat tllug Nelson at 11 o'clock tonight signed article for a fight on Labor day. The weight is 133 pound at 3 o'clock. Gan accepted (10.000 a his shnre of the puna. Nelson is to get (20,000, win or lose. GOLDFIELD. New, August 9. "Billy Nolan and "Joe" Gun met last evening and held conference preliminary to the signing of articles for the proposed light between Guns and "Battling" Nel son, Nolan demanded first $5000 for imself. This in addition to $3000 al ready up, make the largest purse ever offered for a prize tight. Nolan also de miinded 75 per cent of the purse, win or lose, for Nelson, nd insisted that Cans fight at 130 pounds. Gan agreed to everything rather than lose the fight. Nolan tonight faced an angry crowd of gamblers and business men to whom Iw declared he had not asked for $."000 additional money for himself at the con ference last night. Nolan said he had Insisted on 75 per cent of the purse, win or lose, for Nelson, lie also insisted that Gan weigh 130 pounds three hoursbe fore entering the ring, and 133 pound it the ringside. Guns refused to treat fur ther with Nolan today, declaring his ,... i i . color Darren mm iroiu piuue m equality, Gan nominated L. M, Sullivan to rep resent him. Nolan declares h will treat with Gan only. Sullivan tuTcted t"l,IM) la Nolan If he would divide the purse with Gan, and Nolan refused. Gan then declared thai if ho eotill not iii k M-ioii in iwu roiiiKis ii worn i give hi nnmey to charity, Sullivan an I lib kaid me ( meet late tonight and it is Ihuiujlil the ait III" will be signed, j TV0 TICKETS ARE NAMED Weils Fargo Stockholders are Divided. FINANCIAL STATEMENT States Director's Slate Would Mean Higher Dividends to Stockholders. UNTERMEYER WANTS MONEY He Shows What Capital of Company Is and Says That the Earnings Were t5ao,ooo In Interest For One Year. NEW YORK. August 9. The annual meeting of the stockholder of Wells Fargo 4 Company wa held here to day. Samuel I'ntermyer was present emrnsel for Walter C. Ptokea mi tbe stockholders party, which has been try ing to induce the company to increase its dividend. Mr. I'ntermyer demanded that a third Inspector of elections be named to represent the interest for whom be appeared. William Kelson Cromwell, counsel for the other interests, opposed the motion, but Mr. Babcock. representing the stock and interests, was allowed to sit as an observer of elec tions. Cromwell Presents Slate. Mr. Cromwell presented a ticket for election as director, composed of the member of the present board, as fol lows: F. H. Harrimnn. Dudley Evans, John J. McCoofc. William F. Herrin, U. S. Lovett. II. B. rarsons, n. E. Hunt ington. George E. Gray, F. D. Under wood Julius Kruttschnitt, W. V. S, Thome, W. T. Van Brunt and William D. Cornish. Mr. Stokes nominated the following ticket: Dudley Evans, n. B. Parsons, E. IT. Hnrrimon, F. D. Underwood. Wal ter C. Stokes. Marden J. Perry, Rob ert Y. Pomeroy, George II. Robinson, Richard II. Litchfield, George L, Shepley. A. W. Damon, Alliert C. Bostwick and Philip J. Ros. The annual report of Wells, Fargo & Company shows gros receipts for the year of $18,083,035, an increase over last year'of $1,811,284 The total disburse ments were $10,1.18.090 an increase of $1,084,202. The net earnings ; for the year were $2,544,045, an Increase of $128,038; the expenditure for ney equip ment was $557,728. Untermyer Wants Explanation. Mr. Untortnycr asked for an explnna tion regnrding the small increases in the net receipts. President Evans said it was due largely to large purchases of equipment. The Stokes Interests demand that a committee lie appointed to eon duct a general investigation of the com pany's affairs to report at an adjourn ed meeting. Mr. Cromwell denied that such course was necessary, but final1. suggested the following committee: J. B. Holland, 8. Fond, Admiral Brownson and R. W. Pomeroy. Mr. Untermyer proposed a committee composed of W. C, Stokes, O. H. Itolieitson, W. B. Stone, Charles II. William and John King. Samuel Unli'iiiiyer stated that the capital of the company Is $8000,000 and the kiii plus Is $12,000.1100, making a tot jI of $''0.0on,000, and on this, he siiid. the company cailieil $320,000 in Interest In one year, Thl he said, Is only 2i per cent at a time when money loaned at 3 to fl per cent. II akd the director to name the broker to whom the money has bi t' il loniu'd but the name were not ifiveii, SCHEME WAS FAILURE. Plan of Police to Break up Wireless Mee - sages Will Hot Work. CHICAGO, August 9. Someone with the ingenuity of Don Quixote furnished s scheme to put tiie gambling boat, the City of Tramse, out of commission yes terday; The idea wa to eliminate the wireless communication with the craft, depriving it of race results by sounding a huge fog horn, whose vibrations would "blur" the wireless message. The result were grotesquely disas trous. The gambler laughed at the po lice on the tug and the life saving crew from Jackson Park and South Chicago, believing the sound to be distress sig nals, hurried to the Hyde Park, crib; sail boats, launches, motor boats and an armada, of small craft rushed to tb-J rescue, while the shore from Kenwood to South Chicago wa lined with persons fearing an excursion boat disaster. The Smith-White-Peny Company, which operates the boat, charged the schema1 up to 'Mont" Rene, their jeal ous rival. No difficulty with the wireless appa ratus wss found on board the Traverse according to employe of the boat ani patrons on board. - . . RECEIVES DOCUMENTS. NEW YORK, Aug. .-Hrry Thaw' counsel, Clifford W, Hartridge, received yesterday from Black. Olcott, Gruber & Bonynge practically the last batch jf documents and report obtained by tue firm as counsel for Mrs. William Thaw, who employed them to get all the evi dence they could that might help her son. When Mr. William Thaw dismiss ed the firm she said she wanted every thing that had been obtained turned over to Mr. ILtrUidge. STANDARD APPEALS Not Satisfied With Interior Dep artment's Conduct. IN I. T. OIL LINE LEASES Company Goes to President Roosevelt in the ; Matter of Its Controversy With the Department of the Interior, OYSTER BAY. August 9. President Roosevelt was appealed to by the Stand ard Oil Company in the matter of it controversy with the Department of tV Interior regarding oil line leases in the Indian Territory. Former Senator James K. Jones, of Arkansas, representing the company in ft legal capacity, and Mr. Bamesdale, of Pittsburg, representing the company directly were callers at Sagamore Hill today. They arrived on the morning train, and after spending several hours w ith the President, return ed to New York in an automobile. Both declined to discuss the object of their visit , Mr. Jones said the call related purely to n matter of business, and refused to say what results were accomplished. The oil lease controversy in the Indian Ter ritory has been ft matter of lively con tention before the Department of the In terior for sometime and the status of these leases was made the subject of protracted consideration by Congress in the recent statehood legislation. MAY PROSECUTE DIRECTORS. CHICAGO. August 0. Evidence which may lead to the prosecution of the direc tum for responsibility for President Stensland's $1,033,000 theft by forgery wa among the general developments yesterday touching the mulcted Mil waukee Avenue State l'iuk, It developed that the director of the institution didihrratrly neglected to en force euili precaution n would have made impossible Stensland's operation In fiction paper. Stcusluud never wa required to ac count for the vt amount of money which apparently wa being borrowed by mull tradesmen, AUTO HITS HI UN Racing at 50 Miles an Hour Accident Occurs. TWO MEN ARE KILLED Farmer Leaps Prom Vehicle Just in Time to Escape Death Two Injured. BIG CAR WAS BEING TESTED Accident Occurred at Midnight on Thomp son Avenue, Near Winfield Cross ing of Long IslAnd Railroad in Qaeensborough. NEW YORK, August 9.-Two chauf feurs were killed, two injured and two escaped unhurt, when a new racing car plunged into a farm wagon on Thompson avenue, near the Winfield. Crossing of the Long Island Railroad in Queens borough tonight. The car is said to have been traveling not less than 50 miles an hour. The driver of the farm wagon was unhurt he leaped before the crash. The car had been taken out to test about midnight, when there seemed little chance of meeting the vehicles. While going at a terrific speed, the wa gon lomed up and it was impossible to stop the big touring ear. CALIFORNIA LAND FRAUDS. SAN FRANCISCO. August O.-Repre-sentatives of the Secretary of the In terior and the Attorney-General of the United States of the chief of the Gen eral Land Department at Washington and of the director of the Geological Survey will prosecute an investigation in Plumas and Butte Counties, Cal., to determine to what extent frauds have been committed in the acquisition of mineral lands by placer entries in the counties mentioned. UNION IS ORGANIZED. NEW YORK, August 0. The retail coal dealers on the East side organized a union last night to fight the East side coal agents. One hundred and fifty retailers joined the union, and it is said that the 1200 coal dealers of the East side will be members of the new organi zation before many days. The coal deal ers claim that the agents have been pre venting them from making living pro fits, and they mean to freeze out the agents through a general competitive war. LIVES IMPERILLED. NEW YORK. August 9. Fire in a six-story tenement house in Williams burg imperilled the lives of a hundred persons early today. Two policemen rescued 12 persons who had been over come by smoke and aided others to reach the street. AMERICAN SUFFRAGISTS LIEED Rev. Anna Shaw, Mrs. Ida Harper and Mrs. Carrie C. Catt in Copenhagen. COPENHAGEN. August 9.-Delcgates to the conference of the international league of woman suffragists, had a busy day today. The newspaper axe enthus iastic; over the American delegates, es pecially dwelling on the oratorical pow er of Rev. Anna Shaw and Mr. Ida I luled Harper, and the presidential ability of Mr. Carrie Chapman Catt. COMMITTEE IN SESSION. Senators Disco ssing Disposal of the Flv Civilized Tribes Affairs. DENVER. August . 9.-Five United State Senators William Clark of Mon tana, Chester I. Long of Kansas, Frank B. Brandegee of Connecticut, C. D. Clark of Wyoming and Henry M. Teller of Colorado held a meeting at the Brown Palace Hotel in this city last night. The Senators were appointed a com mittee to provide for the final disposi tion of the affairs of the Five Civilized Indian Tribes in Indian Territory. Preliminary plans for the work of the committee were discussed. Among the question which will be inquired into are graft, particularly in the sale anl transfer of Indian lands end the proposi tion for the disposal of the coal and asphalt land which belongs to the In dians. This morning arrangement will be made for a trip to Indian Territory and it is understood the investigation there will last from a month to sit weeks. SHEA ELECTED PRESIDENT. CHICAGO. August 9. Cornelius P, Shea was elected to succeed himself as as president of the International Broth erhood of Teamtsers today. The dele gates who bolted yesterday continued ta absent themselves and took no part In the election. WIFE MURDERED HANGED. SAX QUENTIN, CaU August 9.-W. IL Trebilcox was hanged this morning for the murder of his wife in Grass Valley, March 14, 1905. The doomed man made on unusual display of nervousness. IKK WILL BEGIN Contract For Drain Coos Bay Extension is Let. BAY CITY FIRM IN CHARGE C E. Losa Company, of San Francisco, Will do the Grading For the First Twenty Miles Complete Work in Year. PORTLAND, August 9. The contract for the grading of the first 20 miles of the Drain-Coos Bay extension of the Southern Pacific Railroad has been let to the C. S. Loss Company, of San Fran cisco ,and the work will begin imme diately. The superintendent of the Loss Company has arrived at Drain and la making heavy purchases of fodder, to supply the 200 teams, which will arriva there next week. The work will be rap idly pushed, it being the intention to have the entire road in operation within a, year's time. WILL STUDY MONKEYS. Scientist and Young Lady Will go to Africa to Learn Monkey Language. NEW YORK. August 9.-Miss Lh Vera Simonton of Pittsburg will sail next week for Africa, where she will join Frofessor R, L. Garner, and will go int j the remotest corner of the Congo, to study the monkey, its ways, manners, and speech, and means of communication. Miss Simonton has been for months an enthusiastic student of thes ape and monkey tribes. She and the professor expect to get a working knowledge of Simian speech before they leave the Congo. Each will have constructed a steel cage in which they will live and study the tribe. Announcement that Mis Simonton was to go was made last night by Dr. Reed Blair, surgeon of the New York Zoological Park in The Bronx. The director of the park believe Pro fessor Gainer and Miss Simonton will l aide to throw more light on the monkey. Professor Garner has for year bee.i studying the ajie. He aid that he hoped to acquire the language in a short tinn.