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TWENTY-SIXTH YEAR. 610. 41.
ENTERPRISE, OREGON, THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 1910.
COUNTY OFFICIAU PAPEU
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ceii a word 2 insertion a. .Special
rat a by moot and year.
Well bred, fresh Jersey cow and
calf. Inquire of Dr. Auk, Enterprise,
One of the desirable quarters of
North Wallowa county, located close
to the Bartlett store and Poatofflce.
Aj.pl to owner, C. Murdock, Troy,
Four well-brolte young, freeh milch
cows. N. E. Hammack, Swam? Creek
Thos. Siegmund left job sate at Ri
ley fc Riley's the Wonder Washer,
'i uorouglibred Scotch Collie3. Two
female pups, $10 each. Pedigree can.
be given. S. E. Harris, Elgin, Ore
MONEY TO LOAN
State Funds loaned, C per cent. John
P. Rusk. Atty. SUte land E d. Joseph
Farm loans at 7 percent. Call or
write First Bank of Joseph. 6Sbtf
Experienced dVemaker .wanlte sew
ing to do at her home. Inquire at
this office 112tf
Uu tuber. .Anyone having lumber of
in v grade in any .amount for sale,
or who has timber he Intends to saw
won, and wishes to contract the lum
ber, call on or address W. F. Rankin
at Haney planer in Enterprise, Agent
for W. R. Klvette. 26b4
Harness and shoes repaired. Ralph
Hollembaek, with Rodgers Eros.', to
rink building. 113bm
Taft and Roosevelt Will Meet.
NEW YORK, June L The first
meeting of Preg: t Taft and Colonel
Theodore Roosevelt after Colonel
Roosevelt's arrival in this country on
June II will In all likelihood be at
the convention of the .League of Re
publican Clubs at Carnegie hall la
this city, which will be In session
June 24 and 25. Both Mr. Taft and
Colonel Roosevelt have accepted in
vitations to participate.
President Taft will make his first
trip to the Panama canal zone since
his Inauguration in November after
the Fall elections, if the President's
plans are carried out The President
has reached a tentative decision to
- make a trip of Inspection to the canal
upon a United States warship. He
will be accompanied hy Secretary
Dickinson, Secretary Meyer and per
haps Secretary Knox.
Senator Chamberlain of Oregon has
introduced a bill providing for the re
instatement of homestead entries con
celed or erroneous allowance after
withdrawal of lands for forest re
serves. In case contests are inflated
prior to withdrawals, the successful
party to the contract shall have six
months' preferential right nf entry un
der the proposed act.
Uninjured Linns Seldom Charge.
Like every other animal, the lion
tries to avoid .man uutil wounded, and
it is only in exceptional cases uX .there
being young oiies to gwud vr Xroni as
tonishment At seeiug the hunters So
close U them that they charge wbeu
They charge with the same coughing
roar that a tiger does and ctuae at
great speed close to the ground, not
bounding in the air, as they are repre
sented in pictures.' Their ears are
pressed close to the bead, glviug them
the comical appearance of being with
out ears. London Times.
Wheat Track prices: Club, tOc
14c;' bluestem, tic; red Russian, 78c.
Barley Feed and brewing, 22c.
Oats No. 1 white, 127 per ton.
Hay Timothy, Willamette Valley,
12021 per ton; Eastern Oregon,
$22 f 15; alfalfa, 1; clover, 16.
ButUr Extra, ' 28c; fancy, 21c;
Eggs Ranch, candled, 23 24c.
Hops IMS atop. iieHc; olds,
Wool Eastern Oregon, Jiff 17c per
Wheat -Bluestem, j 3c; club, 79c;
red Russian, 77c.
Oats J2 per ten.
Barley 20 jper to.
Hay Timothy, f 21 per jton; sifalf K
$18 per ton.
Butter Washington Creamery, 30c;
Eggs Selected local, 25c
folate Market demoralised.
GREATEST AIR FLIGHT
Albany to New York, 137 Miles,
Is Covered in 2 Hours,
NEW YORK, May 30. Glenn H.
Curtiss flaw from Albany to New
York City in an aeroplane Sunday,
winning the $10,000 prize offered by
the New York World.
He covered the distance of 137
miles in 2 hours and 32 minutes and
came to earth as quietly and as light
ly as a pigeon. His average speed
for the distance 54.06 miles an hour
surpasses any other record made by
an aeroplane in long-distance flight
In Its entirety, his flight perhaps
GLENN H. CURTISS.
eclipses any flight man has made in
The start was made from Albany
under weather conditions as nearly
perfect as the most fastidious avia
tor could demand. One hour and 23
minutes later Curtiss made his first
stop near Poughkeepsie, where there
was an Lour's intermission. Resum
ing his flight at 9:26, he sped south
ward, and landed within ' the boun
dary of Manhattan Island at 10:35.
Psuiham's flight from London to
Manchester 186 miles exceeded the
Curtiss feat of today in diftar.ee, but
not In speed and danger. The French
man's average was 44.3 miles an hour.
KILLS WIFE AND PRIEST
Mob of 3000 Threatens Life of the
ST.' PAUL, Minn May SO. The
murder of a Catholic priest and the
mother of eight children by the .In
furiated husband and father put mob
law into effect in South St. Paul for
three hours tonight, while 3000 labor
ers in the packing plants pulled
down telegraph wires to hang the
prisoner, who had given himself up
and was within the city jail.
Leaders of the crowd were sworn
in as deputies and the 'mob was final
ly allayed and sent home. On the
table in the parlor of her home, where
she fell dead from a shot in the back
from a revolver in her husband's hand
Mrs. P. J. Gibbon, 35 years old. lies
after desperate but futile effort of
physicians to restore her.
Father E. J. Walsh, 39 years old,
priest in charge of the St Augustine
Church at South St Paul, was sbol
twice, in his own parlor. Either
wound was enough to cause instan
p. J. Gibbon, for 15 years one of the
most prominent stockbuyers in South
St Paul and Chicago yards, who com
mitted the crime, walked from the
scene of his last fatal assault to the
office of the city police, eight blocks,
"I did it to protect my home," he
told Chief McCormlck. "You will not
bhme me when you hear all about it"
JSrewers ,ito Discuss Prohibition. ,
WASHINGTON, D. C, May 31. The
status of the prohibition situation in
various parts' of the country, but es
pecially in the South, will be one of
the subjects considered at the COth
annual convention of the U. S. Brew
ers Association when it meets at
Washington June 8-9. The situation,
as it now exists in the various South
ern states, has been thoroughly can
vassed by the officials of the asso
ciation -and long reporfs will be made
on each state At the convention. .... .
MORE SCLONS IMPLICATED
One Senator Confesses, Another In
dieted in Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD, 111.. May 29. With
in a few hours after United States
Senator Lorimer's speech at Wash
ing, denouncing as untrue the charg
es of bribery, State Senator John
Broderick, a leading Chicago Demo
crat was indicted In a bribery charge
ky the grand jury here.
Broderick's indictment was the di
rect result of a confession made to
the grand Jury by State Senator D.
W. Holtslaw. of Iuka, 111., wro says
that Broderick paid him $2500 to vote
for Lorimer for Senator.
The unexpected turm in the Lori
mer scandal was an offshoot of State
Attorney Burke's investigation of al
leged graft in the legislative furniture
Senator Holtslaw had been indicted
on a perjury charge In connection
with the furniture contract and upon
advice of his lawyers, when immunity
was offered to him, agreed to make a
confession. Then he told the grand
Jury that he had received $2500 for
his vote for Lorimer, $700 of his share
of a legislative "Jackpot" and a prom
ise of $1500 as his share of the state
house furniture deal.
Railroad Ridicules Charges.
CHICAGO, 111, May 30. Confident
that the investigation into their al
leged rebating will not hurt them, Illi
nois Central railroad officials ridicule
the charges by Edward G. Davis, the
commission merchant, who accuses
that company of granting concessions
equivalent to rebates to big shippers.
Among the big shippers named are
the packers. Donald Rose, freight
traffic manager of the Illinois Central
Railroad, made light of the charges
and said that his company invited
CHINA AIMS BOYCOTT
SAN FRANCISCO, May 30. The
long-expected boycott of American
goods in China, as a protest against
the establishment of detention sheds
on Angel Island for Oriental Immi
grants, has at last taken form.
The boycott was decided on at, a
meeting of the Chinese Chamber of
Commerce, and cablegrams were sent
to merchant societies and trade guilds
throughout China asking their aid
Dr. Cook After Recordsf
NEW YORK, June 1. The mystery
of the whereabouts of Dr. Cook has
been solved. He is in Scotland pre
paring for a trip to Etah, whence he
plans to bring back his records of
his discovery of .the North Pole and
bis instruments which are cached
there. He also intends to bring back
the two Eskimos who accompanied
him on his dash to the Pole.
Plnchot Back From Europe.
NEW YORK, May 30. Gifford Pln
chot, ex-chief forester of the Depart
ment of Agriculture, who has been on
a visit to' Europe, returned Sunday
aboard the Arabic. Mrs. Grover
Cleveland and ber, children were re
turning passengers oa the steamer
Price of Lumber Cut
SAN FRANCISCO. May 30. As a
retaliatory slap at the Puget Sound
lumber men who refused to Join them
In a proposed compact, the Grays Har
bor millmen, who have been holding
a secret session at the St Francis
HoteL have cut the price of fir lum
ber $1.(0 the thousand eet
' Plnchot Will Speak.
ST. PAUL, June 1. It is announced
that Gifford Plnchot has accepted an
invitation to speak at a conservation
dinner to be given by the Colonel
Roosevelt Club on the night of June j
11. Former Secretary Garfield also
has been invited.
George I. of England.
The king of England who could not
speak the language of bis kingdom
was George 1. -
G. A. R. Man Has New Plan,
BOSTON, May 29. Asserting it is
better not to observe Memorial day at
all than to make it a Fourth of July,
Commander J. WUlard Brown, of the
Massachusetts Department of the
Grand Army of the Republic, in a
statement declared a resolution for
the changing or the abolition of Me
morial day will be introduced at the
National encampment of the G. A. R.
ITEMS OF INTEREST
Chronicle of Important Events
of Interest to Our
Scriber Found Guilty.
PORTLAND Jefferson W. Scriber,
cashier of the Farmers & Traders'
National Bank. La Grande, which he
was charged with wrecking, was
found guilty on the four indictments
covering 40 counts, against him by
the Federal Court The Jury was out
15 minutes and took but one ballot
The specific charges on which Scriber
was found guilty were embezzlement
abstraction of the bank's funds, mis
application of the hank's funds, mak
ing false entries in his reports and
making false entries In the bank's
books. The Jury did not consider the
Insanity plea of defense In its short
deliberation. The jury reached the
unanimous opinion that Scriber was
sane while cashier of the bank and
only considered the charges and de
fense on their merits.
Coos Raising Bonus.
MARSHFIELD At a business
men's dinner held at the Chandler
Hotel and attended by 100 of the lead
ing citizens, resolutions were adopted
supporting the movement of the Coos
Bay, Oregon & Idaho Railway and de
claring that the bonus of $150,000
should be raised here at once. The
railway matter came up as the chief
topic of the after dinner speeches. C
O. Smith, the Minnesota lumberman
who has large interests here, has
started the subscription list with $25.
000. It was the, opinion that the
Boise road offered the best chance
for a railway into Coos Bay this Sum
mer, and the bonus must be raised at
once. The committee is now solicit
ing the business men.
County Petitions Filed.
SALEM Petitions have been filed
in the office of Secretary of State F.
W. Benson, calling for the creation of
the county of Williams, out of the
territory of portions of Lane aud
Douglas counties. ,
Also a petition has been filed pro
viding for the annexation of a portion
of Clackamas County to Multnomah
County. A petition to change the
boundaries of Washington County is
expected in a few days, also the Or
chard County petition and several
Man Stabbed by Partner.
MERRILL A cutting affray which
almost ended the JIfe of Otto Gessel
and landed Bobby Burns In the Coun
ty Jail at Klamath Falls occurred In
a wood camp In Sandy Hollow. Gessl
and Burns were partners in the wood
business. Burns was preparing to
make what he called root beer and
had a lot of bottles on the floor. His
partner came into the room and
kicked over some of the bottles. It
is charged that Burns drove a knife
into Gessl's neck in three places.
12900 .Acres 'Designated Dry.
PORTLAND Secretary Ballinger
has designated under the enlarged
homested act as not susceptible of
successful irrigation at reasonable
cost 129,600 acres of land In town
ships 17 south, range 25 east; 18
south, range 25 east; 17 south, range
26 east; 21 south, range 32 east; 22
south, range 32 east and 27 south,
range 30 east, of Oregon, making the
total designation under that act iu
Oregon 88,848,800 acres.
To Celebrate Quarter Centennial.
CORVALLIS Invitations have been
sent out by the Oregon Agricultural
College to attend the quarter-centennial
celeoretion of the organization
as a state institution. The celebra
tloa of the event will be held June
10 to June 14, Inclusive. A general
literary and musical program has
been prepared and class reunions are
arranged. A presidents' reception will
be held at Waldo hall, Monday even
ing, June 13.
Well-Digger Strike Ore.
CONDON While sinking a well, H.
H. Wlllburn, of this city, at a depth
of 95 feet struck a ledge of ore whick
was at first supposed to be gold. The
ledge was two feet thick. Samples
of the mineral were brought to this
city, and an analysis showed conclus
ively that the, ledge contained a rich
deposit of copper70:hersamp!es will
be taken to Portland for a more thor
Work Will Begin Soon.
PORTLAND. Ore., June 1. That
construction on the Coos nay ft Ore
gon Central Railroad, the road from
Coos Bay to Boise, via Roseburg, will
begin before September 1, was a
statement made here by Francis II.
Clarke, pre&ldent of the road.
"If It were customary In this coun
try to confer tit lte upon meu who go
iu for literature, what would ,1 be?"
asked a conceited Jouruullst of bis
"Huron of Ideus," was the terse re
ply. MRS. CHARLES E. HUGHES.
Wife of N.w Su
preme Court Juitice.
BRIEF NEWS OF THE WEEK
Professor Robert Koch, the famous
bacteriologist died In Germany from
a disease of the hearV.
The United States, It Is officially
announced, will not recede from its
Intentions of retaining control of Nlc
araguan affairs, whether or not the
Madrlz forces capture Blueflelds.
Kansas will need 20,000 harvest
hands this year, according to a state
ment made by Charles Harris, direc
tor of the state free employment bu
reau. The case against Governor Haskell,
of Oklahoma, In which be Is charged
with complicity to secure Fuskogee
town lots, has been set for trial at
McAllister, September 26.
A new townsite in the State of
Washington to be known as the
"Town of Astor," will be created out
of part of the diminished Colville In
dian Reservation by the Secretary of
the Interior, who has reserved 621
acres for the purpose.
The queen of Holland has presented
to the public gardens of Paris 20,
000 magnificent tulips, of all sizes,
kinds and colors, They have been
planted at Bagatelle, which Is famous
for its tulips, of which there are 100,
000 in the grounds.
President Taft will not attend the
homecoming celebration of Theodore
Roosevtlt in New York June 18. On
the day the ex President sails into
New York harbor, President Taft will
be at Villa Nova, Pa receiving the
degree of Doctor of Jurisprudence
from St Thomas College.
Miss Mathilde Townsend, consid
ered the uiOHt beautiful heiress In
Washington, who spurned several
titled suitors, became the bride of
Peter Goelet Gerry, of New York
city. In th-j presence of one of the
most exclusive companies ever as
sembled at the National Capital.
According to a dispatch from Car
son, Nev., Mrs. Gunjiro Aoki, formerly
Miss Gladys Emery, daughter of Arch-
deacon Emery, of San Francisco, is
there to establish a legal residence
In order to secure a divorce from her
Japanese husband. Mrs. Aoki is ac
companied by her mother and child.
The average salary of a minister of
the gospel was but $063 in all denom
inations represented In a special re
port on the census of religious bodies
for 1906, which Is now in press pre
paratory to submission to Census Di
rector Durand and the Secretary of
the Department of Commerce and
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NEWS FROM OUR
What Our Lawmakers Are Do
ing and Other Items of '
WASHINGTON. D. . C President
faffs traveling expenses and the fact
that he had already overdrawn his al
lowance of $25,000 a year voted by
Congress, led to acrimonious debajte
In the House and to a refusal to per
mit him to use the next year's allow
ance to meet the deficiency. As re
ported from the House committee on
aproprlations, the appropriation of
$25,700 for the fiscal year beginning
July 1 next would have become "Im
mediately available" except for the
protests of Democratic members. The
words "Immediately available" finally
wore stricken out
President Taft sent to Chairman
Tawney of the House committee on
appropriations a letter expressing
ieep resentment at the . criticisms
paid by Democrats In the House de
bate on the traveling expenses of the
President The President said he was
sspeplally distressed by the suggested
reflection on Southern hospitality.
Land Bill Changed.
The Senate public lands committee
has decided to amend the bill author
izing the President to make withdraw
sis of public lands by adding the pro
vision that withdrawals shall not af
reet legal rights ot any settler or en
tryman under the homestead or des
ert lands acts, Initiated prior to the
order of withdrawals made under the
Western . Senators will attach the
$30,000,000 irrigation bill U this wltn
drawal bill before It passes the Sen
ate, and hope by this means to Insure
the early adoption of both measures.
Under the bill the President Is au
thorized to withdraw temporarily from
settlement from location, sale or en
try any publlo lands and reserve
them for power sites, irrigation, clas
sification of lands or other publlo
Development May Be Retardsd.
Development of the West is going
to be retarded materially for the next
year or two, and perhaps longer, be
cause of the failure of Western Sen
ators and Representatives In Con
gress to agree upon and secure the
passage of a practical reform of the
public land laws, for under legislation
that will be enacted the President will
be empowered to, and has given no
tice that he will, withdraw desirable
lands from entry and so hold them
until Congress provides adequate and
sensible means for their disposal.
Plnohotlsm to be Spread.
Plans are under way to carry the
conservation campaign into every
state. Gifford Plnchot as ifs presl
dent, the National Conservation Asso
ciation wlilch has its headquarters In
tfie Colorado building here, has begun
a vigorous campaign to extend its
membership In every state and terri
tory, but the campaign just started Is
Intended to bring the enrollment up
to 100,000 members.
With the return of Plnchot after his
trip to Europe, plans will be taken up
Immediately for the National Con
servation Congress, which is to be
held in St. Paul, Minn., the first week
in September, at which Colonel Roose
velt has promised to speak.
Delsy Lorimer Investigation.
. If the Senate Investigates the elec
tion of Senator Lorimer, In response
to his demand to have an inquiry into
the bribery charges made In Illinois,
the committee will not begin Its work
before next Winter, it Is believed.
Lorimer asked immediate action on
his resolution, but his colleagues ruled
that it should take the regular course.
The Senators feel that they can de
vise more comfortable pccupatlon dur
ing the hot Summer days than to sit
for weeks as members of an Investi
gation committee. If the Inquiry
shoulff be made, this committee would
sit In Washington and ssnd for the
Senators were not disposed to com
ment on the case. They will reserve
opinion pending the receipt of mora
complete information. Whether there
shall be an investigation may depend
on the result of the proceedings In
the Illinois courts.