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THE ECHO REGISTER, ECHO, OltEGOX
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 24, IOO9
t PENDLETON, OREGON t
A. L. SCHAEFER
Successor to Louis Bunziker.
Jeweler and Optician
Expert Watch Repairing
Pendleton, : : : Oregon
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Board by the week $5.00
We will always try to five
our customers the Best
the market affords.
TWL TOO ETHER FOR ECHO.
UXX TOO ETHER FOR ECHO.
TAFT STRONG FOR
Declares All Republicans Bound by
Plank In Parly Platform.
President Says Although No Socialist,
This Government Hat Reachsd
the Stage Where It Must Be More
Than Mere Police Force Points
to Success in Canada.
Milwaukee, Wis., Sept. 18. Presi
dent Taft devoted his principal address
in Milwaukee at the State Fair
grounds, yesterday, to the subject of
postal savings banks, which he strong
ly endorsed before a large and enthusi
astic gathering that overflowed the
grandstand. The president said that
the postal savings bank plank in the
Republican platform bound everybody
who called himself a Republican.
'If they do not like a plank in a
platform," said Mr. Taft. "or if they
don't like the platform itself, they
cease to be Republicans or they are
Republicans with an exception, and
that indicates it free and enlightened
and discriminating people. 15ut I am
here to uphold the doctrine of "postal
savings banks because I believe they
will fill a long-felt want in this coun
try. In the first place it is said the
MM)tal savings bank is a very paternal
institution; that it has a leaning to
ward Socialism state Socialism and
that it purposes to take the banking
business out of the bands of private
persons and put it into those of the
government. No, I am not a Socialist,
and I am net a paternalist., and I am
not in favor of having the government
do anything that private citizens can
do as well or better; but there are con
ditions. We have passed beyond the
time of what they called the 'Laissez
Faire school, which believed that the
government ou'it to do nothing but
run the police force, and we do not rec
ognize the necessity for the interfere
net of the government because it has
Kreat power and great resources be
hind it, and lucaune BometinieH it can
Htand the lack of an immediate return
on capital to help out. We did it in
our I'acific railroads. We have done
it in a great many different wayn, and
in thin particular postal savings bank
business the government is especially
fitted to do what any system of private
bankers can dc.
"The great usefulness of the postal
savings banks lies in the great encour
agement to thrift on the part of those
who are just wavering in the balance
whether they shall save the money or
use it tw cause they don't know where
they ran put it safely.
"Canada has the postal savings bank,
and what is the result along the border
in the Northwest You And Americans
going up to the border and making de
posits in those savings banks. Why.
Because they have theguarantee of the
President Taft said the government
had issued upward of ITOO.OOO.Ono 2
pr cent bonds of the United States
and floated them at par, at 'i per cent
or a little more.
"We did it hy getting the banks into
a corner so they had to have, under the
law, some government Security, and so
they were obliged to buy thone 2 per
cent bonds," he said. Inclosing, Pres
ident Taft said:
"We are looking forward, I hoie
with confidence, to a readjustment of
our whole financial syatem. Certainly
it needs it, and it has been suggested
ti.at the savings hank might well await
that. I am bound to say that I don't
aee the neceNftity for involving them.
It seems to me that one system can
utand by itself, ami if -e adopt the
Having banks they will easily be work
ed into a general system of banking,
because the savings banks will furnish
us five or six hundred millions of dol
lars, and that is a very tidy pile to have
around for the government to use le
gitimately in order to carry on any
Old Kindness Rewarded.
Methuen, Mans., Sept. IS. One of
thse strange legacies bobbed up in
Methuen tlay when it became known
that Mrs. (leorge Bramer had received
from attorneys in the Scilly islands the
information that G. Ribstofk, a man
whom sh? and her mother befriended
! in Hermuda, had willed her about $1,-
ooo.tmo in railroad stacks and bonds.
When Mrs. liramtr met Kibstock in
Hermuda she then was unmarried, and
with her mother did many little kind
nesses for him in his old age. He was
SO years old at the time.
Germans On Water Wagon.
Berlin, Sept. 18. A temperance
campaign which promises to have a
' marfcea efleci cn me consumption 01 1
' alcohol in Grrmanf. has been begun as
a result of a resolution adopted at tne
Socialist convention at Leipsic. The
resolution requires that members of
the party organisation, which numbers
600,000, shall abstain from brandy and
other high alcoholic beverages and
shall try to diminish the consumption
by their companions.
Harriman's Property Estimated.
New York, Sept 18. According to
a Wall street publication, "it can be
stated on the highost authority" that
Mr. Harriman's property amounted to
between 176,000,000 and $100,000,000.
JURY TAMPERING FOUND.
Chicago Investigations Promise Huge
bcandal in County Affairs.
Chicago, Sept, 20. A gigantic con
spiracy for the fixing" of grand
jurifj of Cook county, extending back
over a year anil culminating in the
fraudulent certification of names for
the October grand jury, was revealed
today, when State's Attorney Waymuu
-eeurvd bench warrants for John J.
Holland, Mccretary of the Cook county
jury comiiiimion; Jury Coinmisnionor
Willis J. Ituyburn; and Nicholas A. Mar
tiu, Alderman Michael Keuna's secre
tary, on a charge of tampering with
J lie warrants were issued todav hv
Judgo Jesso A. lialdwiii, of the circuit
The charge ngaiimt the three is that
they conspired to draw names of grand
jurors in a manner other than that re
quired by law.
lomuig at the height or the trial of
lmtiieetor Mi'Canu for alleged grafting.
the iiryis of the action based on alleged
tampering with the jury lists caused
great excitement in legal and political
circles. Tho complaints on which the
warrants wero issued were drawn up
hy a special agent of the state's attor
ney, who has been investigating tup
jury drawing methods for weeks.
t inier the state law the names of
irtHiiTtivc grand jurors are selected
at random from a seali-d box contain
ing the names of 1.100 citizens who
iave been examined for jury service
iy the jury commissioners nnd t heir
litiiCHM cirt;ficd. A similar method is
proscribed for petit jury lists.
NEW DUTIES HURT.
French Lace Manufacturers Hard Hit
by American Tariff.
Paris, Sept. 20. What France thinks
of America's new tariff schedule is be
ing evidenced in no uncertain fashion
these days, and the attitude of French
manufacturers generally is correctly ex
pn-tsed by lace and tullemukvrs of
l alais. which lias thrived for genera
tions on Us 11 1 in v products, with the
women of the United States its be
As a direct result of the 70 per cent
InrilT on laces and tulles, which the re
cently Mlo!ted tariff law of the United
States has marked mi on this class of
manufactures, Calais is threatened with I
the loss of many inhabitants.
Former ireat prosperity of this city
lias dwindled almost to the vanishing
point. Conditions have finally become
m nggravatcd that long established bus
iness men are abandoning their estab
lishments nnd moving away from the
city. I "eel in if runs high in Calais
a gainst employers.
AMERICAN SURGEONS LEAD.
Doctor Says Foolish to Go Abroad
New YurU, Sept. 20. Ir. Lewis Liv
ingston Seaman, one of the delegates
to the recent international medical con
gress nt Budapest, arrived on the
steamer Campania from Liverpool, nnd
sxikc encouragingly on the showing
made by America and the success of
"The Americans are far ahead of
other nations in many branches of sur
lier y and medicine," said lr. Seaman,
"as shown hv the testimony and the
exhibits at the congress. This is par
ticularly true in the case of appendi
citis, where we excel both in the treat
ment of the disease and the technique
of the operation."
Speiiking generally. r. Seaman said
it was the height of insanity for Ameri
cans to go abroad for treatment lv
foreign specialists when tin-re are phy
sicians at home who could "walk all
around" the Kuropeaa medical men.
Japanese May Soon Fly.
SHANGHAI. Sept. 20 The interest
ing announcement is made that a so
ciety for aeronautic research lias been
formed in Japan, under the title of the
Tempurary Military Italloon Investiga
tion Society. It is to con-is? of 20
members, selected from ollicers on the
active list of the army an I navy, and
from men of science in general. The
selection of the pr sident an I members
will be made by the minister of w ir.
with the approval of he c-ibi- , Noth
ing is definitely stated as ,, -he pro-vi-ion
of funds, but apparently the duty
of financing the cnterprse w !1 devolve
upon the departments of war and navy.
French Surgeon Studies Tuberculosis
Marysville. Cal.. Sept. L'o. Ir. Arn
old le Fnl.vse, it Trench surgeon, who
is circling the g!ole on foot : the ex
pense of the Ftench g- or: ':.ont for
the purpose of s-l iving fi' rculosis
an. I to give a U ice to do tims of
'he disease, is in the citv. lie will
leave today for San Franc -co. :-i.d from
here he will walk to Seattle. Pr. Ie
Kalai-c was formerly a surge, .-i in the
French army. In l'M t 1. t Paris,
ami since then V raversed i'l of Ku
rope, and has toured S !er i. South
America. Africa au-1 North A icriea.
Steamer Ohio to Junk.
Seattle, Sept. '. The sat- of the
wrecked steamship Ohio was brought
down from Victoria on the Iro.piois. It
had previously been taken to Victoria
by the Canadian salvage ve, ! Salvor,
and it now rests at the Co'man dock
hen1. The safe an, i-s con'e-.ts we
intact, and there wis a large sum of
money in it when one.l. T!. fig.ires
given are 1(1..0im. The wreck of the
Ohio itss-lf will prehah'v be broken up
Mexican Floods Raging.
Mexico Citv, Sept. 10. A special dis
patch from the town of Taxapaa, sear
the port of Tamnieo. navs: The river
snddenlr roe last night, and the west
ern part of the city is inundated. The
water is rising hourly. Reports from
outlying ranches are most alarming.
Water six feet deep is reported front
some sect ions. Losses to stock aaA
crops will be great.
PLANT BURNS AT
LOSS OF $425,000
Buildings of Portland flouring Mills
Company Swept Away.
T. B. Wilcox Announces Concern Wilt
Rebuild Without Delay and on a
Larger Scale Insurance Amounts
to $325,000 Spontaneous Com
bustion Causa or Fire.
Portland, Sept. 16. Spontaneous
combustion and subsequent explosion
of flour dust on the fourth floor of the
local mill of the Portland Flouring
Mills company, set fire to the plant at
8:40 o'clock yesterday morning and al
most completely destroyed the machin
ery and buildings. The loss ia esti
mated at about $4115,000 on machinery,
structures and grain, with insurance
amounting to $325,000. The boiler
room, main engine, warehouse and
content were saved.
Customers of the Portland Flouring
Mills company will not suffer aa a re
sult of the disastrous conflagration of
yesterday. Receipts of grain wi.l not
be lessened and busim ss of the company
will be bandied as usual. In addition
to the mill destroyed, the company op
erates 14 others, and it is the intention
to divert a portion of the product of
these mills to Portland for the purpose
of protecting customers in this district.
Oriental orders now on hand, and orders
for shipment to California will be
Work of rebuilding the plant will
begin as soon as possible. As soon as
the insurance adjusters complete their
work, the process of tearing down the
wreck will commence. The new plant
will be larger, and modern in every
Two fireman were severely injured
and a Japanese killed during the pro
gress of the fire.
RUSSIA SENDS TROOPS.
Czar Is Massing Great Army
Victoria, B. C, Sept 16. Russia is
massing a great army in Siberia, four
or five barracks are being built and
extensive fortifications made and spec
ulation as to a second war with Japan
is a common topic of conversation
among the Russian military men, said
A. B. Denbigh, a Russian who re
turned from Siberia and Mongolia by
the steamer Kaga Maru today.
"I was told that there were at least
500,000 troops in Siberia." said Mr.
Denbigh. "Troops aro quartered ev
erywhere. The number of troops are
from four to five times the number in
Siberia before the war. At Vladivos
tok, before I left, there was a review
of 55,000 troops and not one man was
taken from the fortifications. I sup
pose at least as many more could have
Denbigh brought news of a rich gold
strike by Russians in Mongolia, aboat
50 or 60 miles distant from Kiskta. the
big walled city which has been for cen
turies one of the stopping places of
the tea caravans from China.
PRESIDENT OIAZ AGED 79.
Mexican Ruler Celebrates Workmen
Move Him to Tears.
Mexico City, Sept. 16. General Por
Brio Diaz, president of Mexico, cele
brated his 79th birthday anniversary
yesterday. He received greetings
from many foreign countries. The
diplomatic corps and consular body
were early at the palace. United
States Ambassador Thompson and Con
sul General Drier, of Sweden, congrat
ulated the president. Diaz, who is in
splendid health, feelingly answered
these salutations. A body of work
men expressed the hope that Dial
might yet rule Mexico for many years,
and their enthusiasm moved the presi
dent to tears. President Diaz has oc
cupied his t ffice for 32 years. He has
been renominated for the term com
mencing in 1910 and ending six years
Governor Johnson Serious.
Rochester, Minn.. Sept. 16. Gov
ernor John A. Johnson, who was oper
ated on in St. Mary's hospital her
yesterday fur an intestinal abscess.
was somewhat improved late last night
and bis physicians said that he would
survive the night. Dr. C. F. McN'evin,
house physician, issued the following
bulletin: ' Governor Johnson has
taken a turn for the better, His pulse
is better, being down to 140. His ab
dominal pains have been relieved by
vomiting and he has apparently passed
the first crisis of the shock."
Eight Killed in Wreck.
Nashville. Tenn., Sept. 16. As the
result of a head-on collision between
passenger train No. 4 and fast freight
No. 51, on the Nashville, Chattanooga
& St. Louis railway, one mile west of
Pegram station, tenn , today, eight
trainmen and mail clerks were killed.
on seriously injured and a number of
passengers reported more or less hurt.
No passengers wero killed. Tho cars
caught fire and several of the victims
Lovetl Chairman of S. P.
New York. Sept 16. The board of
directors of the boutbera facinc rati
H todav elected Jodgo Robert S.
tytvatt chairman of tho executive com
mittee of tho board. Jacob Sen iff and
William Rockefeller wero elected moo
bora of tho directorate and also mom-
bora of tho executive eoamittoa.
Better opportunity do you want to make
Did you ever stop to think that you can buy
a piece of the Famous Umatilla Ranch at the
right price and on good terms, and that it is sure
to make money? Come in and let's talk it over.
E. P. CROARKIN, Agt.
J. B. BAYLOR. Pnsmlent
11. N.HTANHF.I.H. Vice President
It. .fT.KIKI.Ii. Cashier
NONA UoCbLK. AuUunt Cahler
BANK OF ECHO
CAPITAL STOCK $25,000
FULLY PAID UP
Ve sell New York Exchange paynble at any place In the
We solicit the Banking Business of this Locality.
Near Beer, Soft Drinks, Cigars, Tobacco, Tropic
al Fruits, Nuts, Etc.
A Share of Patronage Solicited.
Cert LcajeaecLcr, Pr:?. Corner Kila aad Cc;ont Streets
Hotel Echo Restaurant
M. II. GILLETTE, Prop.
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When in Pendleton don't fail to stop in at the
NISSEN IMPLEMENT CO.
On Main Street, and see the New
ALAMO GASOLINE ENGINE
It avDMsoVanythint that
and Dye Works
W. r. COBLf. Pre.
Send your clothing to the Berlin
Cleaning and Dye Works. Only ex
perienced help employed, and the best
of work and satisfaction guaranteed.
Orders sent by express will receive
prompt and careful attention.
303 fast Court St.
PhM Main 4S
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