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uy EVENING EDITION
DAIIY EVENING EDITH
Eastern Oregon Weather
Wee of bu.lnVg by wrier t .
Fnlr tonight and Sunday.
PEXDLETOK, UMATILLA COUNTY, OREGON, SATUK DAT, JUNE 28, 1002.
Annnnrn' they threw dynamite.
niJIjfjflj An Unknown Person Attempted to
wwmvijr w k wiu fuiyo.
Old Forge, Pa., Juno 28. An at
tempt to blow up the colliery of the
Lehigh Valley Coal Company was
made last night
An unknown person threw a stick
inlrtn rvf Fy Hip of dynamite into the barricade and
IIIIUII Ul L-A-LMl-, firrfl ovnlnnlnn fnllnwprl
Luckily, the coal and Iron police
were stationed in another section of
the yards and no one was hurt.
rs HE BEGAN LOOTING
1 INSIDE OF SIXTY DAYS.
the Rebel Chieftain Went to
pnlla He ''Had Nothing, But In a
ort 'lime 'Was Living Like a
Knee Dewey Did Not Trust Him.
shlncton. June 28. Admiral
by, in resuming his testimony be-
tho senate Philippines commls-
this morning, explained that the
ted offers of the govornor-gen-
Ifor the surrender of Manila came
hlv. not May. Under cross-exami-
jra he refused to say what trouble
United States had In the Fhlllp-
as a result of Agumaldo's evil
Insisted that if the United
eb had had 5000 troops at Manila
be time of the destruction of the
lish fleet, to take possession of
city he did not believe -we would
had any trouble, because the
linos were then friendly to the
thought Aguinaldo was being
too much of and that the rebel
Itain was a very small part of
affair. Going back to his state-
that Aguinaldo began looting
robbing ,60 hours after his arrival
lanlla. Dewey said the Filipino
there without anything and
I Boon after was living like a
le at Mololos.
stements by Generals Otis,
Be, Bell and others to the effect
Iguinaldo was honest, were react
ke admiral, but he stuck to his
al belief, based on absolute
I, that Aguinaldo was a looter and
rinir his examination bv Senator
brson. Dewey became nettled and
ithe senator he did not like his
e had had an alliance with Agul-
and had confidence in him and
ray, would he, asked Patterson,
accented the surrender of Ma-
Iwhen It was offered by the gov-
vev reDlIed in the affirmative.
ladded that he would have plac-
Lguinaldo in, charge of the city.
Ilouser's Successor Appointed.
ttshineton. June 28. The presi
today annointed W. F. Matthews
Portland, United States marshal
Dregon, to succeed Zoeth Houser.
L Patterson, formerly of Salem,
feeds himself as collector of cus-
at Portland. Matthews was the
chairman of the republicans In
liate election campaign.
WANTS AN INVESTIGATION.
Rathbone Wants Cuban Postal Con
duct Examined Into.
"Washington, June 28. A petition
from B. G. Rathbone asking for a
congressional investigation into his
conduct and trial for alleged postal
frauds in Cuba, was laid before the1'
senate this morning; and referred tp
the committee on Cuban affairs.
NORA FULLER'S MURDERER
MAN CLAIMING TO BE
VILLAIN IS A FAKE.
Bennett, Caught at Sedro-Woolley,
and Confessing to Murder, Is Dis
qualified by a Frisco Detective.
Seattle, June 28. A special Sedro-
Woolley dispatch says the man claim
ing to be Bennett, Nora Fuller's mur
derer, was last night liberated, Detec
tive Gibson, of San Francisco, pro
nouncing him to he a iaue.
BILL KISSINGER KILLS ADA HORN
Both Were Residents, Until. Recently, of Umatilla County,
Living Near Pilot Rock After Shooting the Woman He
Shot and Killed Himself,
TRAGEDY OCCURS AT PEARL, IDAHO,
ABOUT TWENTY MILES FROM BOISE CITY.
Ada Horn Left Pendleton About a Year "Ago to Visit a Sister in Idaho, and
Was Married in February Last to W. A. Garner She Was a Sister of
Mrs. Kissenger and Had Caused a Separation Between Husband and
Wife, Promising to Become the Second Mrs. Kissenger.
The following- telegram was re- front part of the house. Miss Foster
ceived this morning from Boise City, overheard tho following conversa
Idalio, under date of June 27: tlon:
Mrs. William Garner, formerly Ada "Why," said Mrs, Garnor, "whore
Horn, of Pilot Rock, was shot today have you been?"
at Pearl, by William P. Kissinger, of. "I have been working in San Fran
Eugene, who then committed suicide. J cisco," answered tho man, "and I
They were supposed to have been have not heard from you in a long
lovers. It is alleged that the woman, (time, have 17"
whose paronts reside at Pendleton,! Why, you surprise mo," exclaim
barely an hour before ho made his
appoaranco nt Mrs. Garner's homo.
It Is thought that Kissinger cnnio
from Oregon to locato Mrs. Garner
and after leaving there hoard of hor
marringu to Garnor. Ho then rosolv
cd to kill her and kill hlmsolf, as sho
had promised to marry him when a
divorce wna granted to Mrs. Kissing
er In Oregon, Mrs. Gnrner's slstor. '
Tho woman's failure to keep this J
promiso and hor marrlngo without I
his knowlodgo nro tho causes that I
led up to tho tragedy.
President Names Customs Collector
Washington, Juno 28. Tho presi
dent today sont to tho senate tho
nominations of Wnltor Robb to bo
collocutor of customs for tho first Or
egon district, and Krnest Kggleson to
bo surveyor-general of Idaho.
His Majesty's Condition Much
Bettor Than at Any Time
Since His lllnoss Began,
THE OFFICIAL BULLETINS TO.
DAY ARE VERY FAVORABLE.
JESSIE MORRISON GUILTY
Baptists at La Grande, i
La Grande, June 28. One new
church, the Baptist church at Ontar
io, was received Into the Eastern Or
egon Baptist Association at its ses
sion yesterday. In the election of
officers for the ensuing year, L. E.
Penland, of Pendleton, was chosen as
moderator; Rev. R. W. King, of Pen
dleton, clerk; and Professor M. O.
Perry, of La Grande, was re-elected
treasurer. A committee was ap
pointed to arrange for a colporteur
for the district to include the East
ern Oregon and Grande Ronde asso
ciations, and much other interesting
business was transacted.
Wheat in Chicago.
Chicago, June 28. Wheat 73
Wheat in San Francisco.
San Francisco, June 28. Wheat
NEW OFFICERS GO IN.
William H. Meade Dead.
okane, Juno 28. William H.
1. frnnnrftl ncrnnt nt. Portland of
1 Chicago. St Paul. Minneapolis
n rnHrnnrt ritoil hern last
It of paralysis. ' He was 68 years
since Mr. Mead was stncKen,
day morning, he has not spoken
Newly Elected County Officials As
sume Office July 7.
The new county officers will take
their places on and after the 7th of
next month. Several of the new of
ficers have been sworn in already and
their bonds filed with the county
clerk, but these have to be passed
upon by the county court, which con
venes the second of July. All the old
county officers will step down-and
out on the 7th, but the county as
sessor. He will be allowed to re
main in the office until the first Mon
day In January. This Is in order to
give him a chance to clean up the
books and get the assessments of
1902 In shape. The legislators will
also hold until the meeting of that
body In January.
At a special election held at Sa
lem Thursday night H. H. Lucas was
elected .second lieutenant of Com
pany F. Fourth Regiment, O. N. G.,
to succeed Roy Byrd, resigned.
STERY OF DISAPPEARANCE
OF VICTOR SCHILLING DEEPENS
Portland, June 28. The mystery
Qtlnrllnr. 1. .5 1
Or Rl,llll.. i . i -
O. R. & N., who disappeared
Ik usvi i M . . I
- wiimna mst saturaay evening, i
W&S If) Rf DAnn In Qnnlrflnn V A
1 his Ofrlrrol '... dnn1rn W.
l ng talked to Depot Master
r"e, who was recently transfer-
mat ho was In tho city to look
vui mining propositions
I been seen of him, although a
i r luvC8"Bauon nas Deen.
been searched for him.
iJ in Portland .are much
mr ,nis disappearance, as
fear that nin , i i
en ni , ' j.uiu,iwjr ,ui
to m 8 has overtaken him.
m wnicn makeB bis disap
pearance almost inexplacable is the
fact that he went away without ask
ing for leave of absence, and thlB
and his continued absence caused an
investigation of his accounts and the
affairs of his office, but everything Is
said to be straight there.
,It has been suggested that he has
driven away by domestic troubles,
but this seems improbable, as he has
beon married but a few months and
to a most estimable young lady. So
far as known his married life has
been a moat happy one and the fath
er ol Mrs. Schilling says that he
knows of no trouble between his
daughter and h,er husband.
Some of his friends aro worried,
however, lest he may have become
111, or have been afflicted by tempor
ary aberration and may even now
be wandering about tho country a
caused separation of Kissinger and
his wife1 In Pendleton recently.
Well Known Here.
Both parties to this tragedy aro
well known here. Mrs. Garner, nee
Miss Ada Horn, has resided In the
Pilot Rock country with her parents
for the past 12 or 15 years. William
P. .KissinEer. married Miss Hattle
Horn, a sister of the murdered wo
man, at the home of Douglas Belts,
at Pilot Rock, some 10 or 12 years
Thev lived in Pendleton and the
country surrounding ever since.
About two years ago Mrs. Kissinger
became jealous of the attention her
husband was paying to her younger
sister, and remonstrated with him.
This apparently did no good, and a
few months ago they separated. In
the meantime, however, Miss Ada
Horn left Pendleton and went to
Idaho to visit with a sister, MrB.
Evans. While in Idaho she was mar
ried to William Garner.
A few months ago Mrs. Kissinger,
who lives on Birch creek, sued her
husband for divorce. This was
granted about 10 days ago. Mr. Kis
singer remained in Pendleton until
a month ago, when he, in company
with a friend, left for Idaho, where
he has mining interests. They pass
ed up Birch creek with pack horses,
going by his former home, where
Mrs. Horn, and his only son, of 10
years, were living, but did not stop
to see them. This was the last heard
from him until the .telegram came,
announcing the double trageay.
Kissinger Was Respected.
Both Mr. and Mrs. Kissinger were
highly respected by their Intimate
friends, and he was a hard working,
good-hearted man and the . murder
and suicide Is a great surprise to
everyone. The murdered woman's
relatives are considered among tho
ioaf nmnin In Umatilla county. Two
brothers and a sister live In Pendle
ton Thoy are John and Albert Horn
and Mrs. A. Noble. George Horn lives
at tha Rock. Grant and Harvey
Horn live on Birch creek, and their
mother lives with Grant, the father
being dead. Another sister, mru.
Herbert Under, lives in Wallowa
county. m ...
nni lonnRltlnn will be made with
the bodies is not known, but It is
likely they will both oe orouBui iu
Pendleton for Interment.
The Tragedy In Idaho.
Pearl, June 28. A shocking mur
der and Buicide has thrown this com
munlty into a state of intense ex
Mrs. W. A. Garner is
dead, shot twice by W. P. Kissinger,
of Pendleton and Pilot Rock, Uma
tilla county, Oregon, who turned the
revolver on himBelf and blew his own
brains out. The whole terrible affair
is shrowded In deep and Impenetra
About 8 o'clock Friday afternoon,
the man rode Into town and put up
his horse at a livery stable. He then
called a boy to him and said:
"Sonny, do you know where W. A.
The boy replied that he did. Then
the stranger said:
"Here is 25 cent, my boy, and I
want ypu to show me the house."
The boy took the proffered coin,
and guided the stranger to the Oar
ner house, where he saw him enter.
Miss Alice Foster, who was visiting
Mrs. Garner, stood in an adjoining
room when the Btranger entered the
ed Mrs. Garnor. ovidontlv meaning
that she was surprised to havo him
call upon her.
"You surprise mo, too," said the
stranger. "Whero is Mr. Garnor
"Ho is working at tho Lincoln
FOR THIhD TIME CRIME
IS FASTENED ON HER.
Sho Slashed Her Successful Rival,
Mrs. Olin Castle, to Death With a
El Dorado, Kan., Juno 28. Jesso
The King's Operation Wound la Now
the Only Source of Danger and H
Has Strengthened so Much That'
He Is Now Allowed to Sit Up a Lit
London, Juno 28. Tho king is now
out of immediate danger, was th
first official announcement regarding'
tho king's condition today, and as
result of this pleasing intolllgonce,
tho city Ib In transports of Joy. The.
bulletin Is as follows:
"Tho king has had a good night
Ills improved condition Is maintain
ed. Wo nro happy to stnto that we
The Shooting Occurs.
Miss Foster then stopped out of
the adjoining room.
man seize Mrs. Garner
walBt and draw her close to him. Ho
then drew a revolver, placed tho muz
zle of tho weapon behind tho wo
man's head and fired. Miss Foster
ivas- transfixed with horror. Sho
could not scream nor movo. The
man then held tho woman, who slip
ped down in his arms somewhat, and
shot again, tho bullet entering the
right cheek and crashing through the
brain the same as the first had done
Miss Foster then started to run. She
had to pass close to tho murderer in
making her escape to tho open air.
As she passed, tho man laid the life
less body of the woman on tho floor
and looked at it for a moment. Ho
then raised the weapon to his own
head and fired just as Miss Foster
got out of tho room. Miss Foster
heard the report and tho heavy fall
of tho body. Sho gavo tho alarm and
tho whole neighborhood waB soon
in a high state of excitement.
No motive is known for tho crlmo
except that the stranger may havo
beon a former lover' of Mrs. Garner s
Mr. and Mrs. Garner were married in
Boise, February 2G last. Her maiden
name was Miss Ada Horn, and sho
was from Pilot Rock, Ore., whero
she has relatives. She was about 25
years of age and her husband 33.
W. A. Garner was notified of tho
tragedy and hurried homo. Ho was
overcome with grief, and when ho
saw his dead wife weltering in her
own blood ho nearly lost his reason.
He was too much depressed to toll
anything and nobody asked him any
questions through respect for his
grief. A corono'r's Jury was sum
moned. Kissinger a Stranger.
The stranger was a man weighing
about 1C0 pounds with light red hair
and mustache. Ho was about 32 years
old and well dressed. He wore a
The Murderer Identified,
An examination of the' papers In
tho pocket of the dead man show
that his name was W. P. Kissinger.
He had a certificate of deposit on
the Boise City National Bank for
S230. He bad $18 In change and in
his pocket book was a tax receipt
from the sheriff of Eugene, Ore. In
the inside pocket of his coat were
two photographs of the murdered
Kissinger In Boise.
Boise, Idaho, June 28. W. P. Kis
senger had been In this city, pre
vious to the tragedy, for a week or
more. He was known atthe Gull!
ford livery stable, where ho spent
several days. Early In the week be
hired a team from the stable and
drove to the Neal mining district In
company with Joe Sumpter, a mining
man,, remaining thero over njght. It
is now thought he was looking for
Mrs. Garner at Neal. He made no
confidant of anyone,
Friday morning he hired a saddle
horse at Gulllford's and this is the
horse he left in tho stable at Pearl,
Morrison, a young society woman,
was today found guilty for tho third -ty To bTout oC
time of tho murdor of Mrs. Olin Cas-j ni0(Utito dangor. Ills gonoral condi
tion is snuBiaciory. mu uiiuiumw
wound, howovor, still noodB constant
attention and as such concorn aB nt
tachOB to his majosty 1b connoctcd
with tho wound, undor tho most fa
vorable conditions his majosty'a re
covery must bo protracted."
xtriw.M ili UnUntlti wnii nnntml thA
She saw tho are tho best over received at this per- crowds outsldo tho palaco gata rals-
3r around tho Mod of tho year. All through Ontario cd a sllg
tlo, hor successful rival for tho hand
of Olin Castlo. Mrs. Cnstlo was
slashed to death with a rnzor.
Big Crops for Canada.
Ottawn. Ont., Juno 28. Reports of
crop conditions throughout Canada
tho winter wheat Is In a very strong It is unofficially Btatod thai tiie
healthy forward condition. In Mnna- king's condition up to 2:30 thlB after
toim. wimro Ihn wheat nron is two'tioon had boon maintained. Several
weeks ahead of last yoar, tho grain
Is roportod to bo developing splendid
ly, and tho lnrgest crop in tho his
tory of tho countr yls expected. Tho
latest advices' from Winuipog esti
mate a yield of hard wheat for Mana
toba aud Canadian Northwest Terri
tory of 70,000,000 bushols. Tho rail
way companies nro Jubilant ovor tho
prospects of big earnings for anoth
Postmaster Seventy-Four Years.
North Lansing, N. Y., Juno 28.
Roswoll Bcardsloy of UiIh placo
claims tho distinction of bolng tho
members of tho royal family woro al
lowed to boo him for a moment dur
ing tho morning. Tho king may be
removod from his bod to a couch t-.
Tho 0 o'clock bulletin says:
"Tho king passod a vory comfort
bio day and hla progress continues to
bo quito satisfactory."
Tho Contrnl News Agency saysr
"Tho king has boon romovod Into a.
sitting posturo on a couch."
Public Into His Confidence.
Now York, Juno 28. July Fourtk
marks nn important chango In the
nirinnt nnRtmiintnr In nnlnt nf snrvlon I nffnlrH of Mayor Low'b administra
tion, for ho has announcou mm auur
that dato ho will tako tho public Inte
his confldonco through tho news
papers. Beginning July 10 ho wlO
talk to tho reporters onco a wook te
tho extent of a half column, taking
up tho different departments of the
city government In turn and tolling;
tho public from week to wook what
they aro doing and planning. It
thlB Bchomo works successfully Mr.
Low promlscB to talk twlco a wee
onco to tho aftornoon and onco to
tho morning impure.
In tho United States. Today ho
rounded out his Bovonty-fourth yoar
In tho service. lie was appointed by
John Qulncy Adams. Tho first year
his salary, was $19.53, and it has
never exceeded $200. Fortunatoly
Postmaster Bcardsloy does not de
pend on his olllco for a living, as ho
has a fortune of $150,000.
Hullng Has the Inside.
Columbus, O., Juno 28. Tho repub
lican congressional convention of tho
Twelfth district is in sosHlon at tho
city hall today, and fro mall Indica
tions will result In tho nomination of
Cyrus Hullng, tho Daughorty candidate.
Watorvlllo, Minn., Juno 28. The
annual Chatitauguu assembly opened
today undor fuvorablo conditions.
An excellent program covoring eight
days Ihih boon nrrungod tho speakers
to bo heard Including among othors
Mra. II. A. MIUb and Chas. Darroll,
of Hubbard, havo contracted with
Lilionthal Bros., of Now York, C000
pounds of hops at 14 cents per. Henry Watterson, William J. Bryan,
pound. ' and Sam P. Jouoa.
MAN SHOT AT WHATCOM
WAS NOT CONYICT TRACY
Whatcom, Wash., Juno 28, It now
transpires that tho man who was ro
ported killed hero yesterday and who
was said to havo confessed before
bis death that ho was Harry Tracy,
tho escaped. Orogon convict, was not
the desperado, and Is not dead.
Tho man who was snot was G, R.
Campbell, of Black River Falls,
Wash., he having recovered and told
his name and antecedents. There al
so appears to bo no truth in the re
port that he had held up a woman
before being shot; neither did ho Are
at the pollcomen, as was also stated.
The story as now told, is as fol
lows: Policeman Alvord observed a gun
In Campbell's pocket, and as he was
a desperate-looking fellow, after con
sulting with Officer Jessup, he deter
mined upon his arrest
The man turned In on a side Btreet,
followed by Alvord, who requested
him to halt. Campbell replied, "Not
by a sight," whereupon the of
ficer ordered him to throw up hie
bands, at tho same tlmo drawing ale
revolver, Tho man attomptod to
draw hlB revolver, at tho Barao time
grabbing hold with ono hand of the
officer's gun. The offlcor fired, the
ball striking tho victim In the pit ef '
tho stomach and passing clear
The wounded man kept up a ter
rlblo fight with the officer who he
shot him, Officer Jobsup, who 1m
come to his brother officer's assle
tance, and a large number of bysta-
ders who wore trying to ronaer uwr
officers aid, for fully five minutes.
dozen blows from a giant policemaav
club finally cracked his skull, but;
did not loosen his grip on Officer Ah
vord's gun. His hand was iaattr !
broken in order to looses sis erfe
The man was so baely. wnfiU9ff
that tin Ainnnt naillMT Jlrw.T r -.-