"m HlaUrleal ta TwiceaWeek Wednesday Edition -'RECORD ALL THE OFFICIAL N EWS OF WALLOWA COUNTY IN THE NH ALL THE NEWS WHILE II 18 NEWS TWICE. A-WEEK NEWS RECORD ELEVENTH YEAR. NO 114. ENTERPRISE, WALLOWA COUNTY, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 1910. CITY OFFICIAL PAPER ; i NEWS Cent a word single Insertion, 1 cent a word " 2 Insertions. ' Special rates by month and year.' - . FOR SALE, Well bred, fresh Jersey cow and calf. Inquire ot Dr. AuR, Enterprise, Oregon. ' . , 113btf One of the desirable quarters -of North Wallowa couatj, located close tu the Bartlett store and' Postoffice. Apply to owner, C. Mu-rdock, Troy,. Oregon. ' 109M Four well-broke young,-fresh milch cows. N. E. Hammack, SwamP Creek Thos. Siegmund , left on Bate t Ri tey & Riley's the Wonder Washer. 'A uoroughbred Scotch Collies. Two female pups, $10 each. Pedigree caa be given. S. E, Harris, Elgin, Ore gon. lWH MONEY TO LOAN Slate Funds loaned, 6 per cent. John P. Rusk. Atty. State Land B'd. Joseph Farm loans at 7 percent.' Call or write First Bank of Joseph. 68btt WANTED. incpenencea' uTessmuaer ,wu fag to do at her home. - Inquire at thte. office. '112tf Lumber. Anyone ; having lumber of any grade in any 'amount for tale, or who has timber he Intends to aaw soon, and wishes to contract the lum ber, call on or address W. F. Rankin at Haney planer In Enterprise, Agent for W. R. Kivtte. .2b4 MISCELLANEOUS. Harness and shoes repaired. Ralph Hollembaek, with Rodgers Bros.', in rink building. 113bm : Taft and Roosevelt Will Meet. , NEW YORK, June 1. The first meeting of Preslc" it Taft and Colonel Theodore Roosevelt after.-Colonel Roosevelt's arrival in this country on June 18 will In all likelihood be at the convention of the League of Re publican Clubs at Carnegie hall in this cltyti which' jwlll be in session June 24 and 25. Both Mr. Taft and Colonel Roosevelt have accepted In vltations to participate. President Taft will make bis first trip to this 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 - by 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 lntlated prior to withdrawals, the successful party to the contract shall have six months' preferential right of entry un der the proposed act. ,' Uninjured Lions Seldom Charge. Like every other anluiul, the lion tries to avoid man until wounded, aud It is only In exceptional cuses of there being young oues to guard or front as tonishment at seeing the- huuters so close to them that they charge wbeu being tracked. They charge with the same coughing . roar that a tiger does and come at great speed close to the ground, not bounding in the air, as tbey are repre sented In pictures. Their ears are pressed close to the head, giving them the comical appearance of being with out ears. London Times. ' THE MARKETS .Portland. i Wheat Track prices: "Club, 80c 4c; bluestem, 85c; red Russian, 78c . Barley Feed and brewing, 22c. ) ' , Oats No 1 white, $27 per ton. i Hay Timothy, Willamette Valley, $20 21 per ton; Eastern Oregon, $2225; alfalfa, $11; clover, $16. Butter Extra, 29c; fancy, 29c; ranch, 20c. : Eggs Ranch, candled, 23924c. , . . Hope 1909 crop, ll14c; olds, nominal. Woot Eastern Oregon, 14017c per pound. . ' "s Mohair 32633a v ' Seattle. ', Wheat Bluestem, 83c; club, 79c; red Russian, 77c Oata $2$ per ton. ' Barley $20 per ton. Hay Timothy, $2$ per ton; alfalfa, $16 per ton. j Butter Washington Creamery, 30c; ranch, lie . Eggs Selected local, 250. Fota toes Market demoralizes. GREATEST AIR FLIGHT MADE BY CURTISS Albany to New York, 137 Miles, Is Covered in 2 Hours, 32 Minutes. 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 j an aeroplane In. long-distance flig'at. In its entirety, .his . flight perhaps GLENN H. CURTISS. eclipses any flight man has made in heavier-than-alr machine. vThe . start was ; made from Albany under weather conditions as nearly perfect as the ' most fastidious avia tor could demand. Ope hour and 23 minutes later Curtiss made his first stop near Poughkecpsie, where there was an hour'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. Paulham's flight from London to Manchester 186 miles exceeded the Curtiss feat of today In distance, 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 Murderer. ST.. PAUL, Minn., May 30. 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 borne, 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 shot twice, in his own ' parlor.' Either wound was enough to cause instan taneous death. ' ' 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 ot his last fatal assault to the office of the city police, eight blocks, and surrendered. "I did it to protect my home," he told Chief McCormlck. "You will not blame me when you hear 'all about it" ' Brewers to - 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 50th 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. it 'S :'.V -iH r0. WttAl. 1tull.'&US3L-)'jt 1 MORE SOLONS IMPLICATED ... Qna Senator Confesses, Another In dicted in Illinois. ' ' ' SPRINGFIELD, 111., May 29. With in a few hqurs. after . United . States' Senator Lorlmer's speech at Wash ing, denouncing as untrue the charg es of bribery, State ' Senator John Broderlck, a leading . Chicago Demo crat, was Indicted in a bribery charge ty 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 Broderlck paid him $2500 to vote for Lorlmer for Senator. . .-' The unexpected turn in the Lorl mer scandal was an offshoot of State Attorney Burke'B investigation of al leged graft in the legislative furniture deal. , . . i ., Senator Holtslaw had been Indicted on a perjury charge m 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 prem 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 Government Investigation. j, ')! CHINA AIMS BOYCOTT ( SAN FRANCISCO," May" 30.-iTn 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 and co-operatipn. ' Dr. Cook After ' Records? 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 his Instruments whlcn axe 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. Clfford Pin. chot, ex-chlef forester of the Depart ment ot Agriculture, who has been on a visit to Europe, returned Sunday aboard the Arabic. Mrs. Grover Cleveland and her children were re turning 'passengers on the steamer Sunday. 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 mlllmen, who have been holding a secret session at 'the St. Francis Hotel, have cut the price of fir lum her $1.60 the thousand feet .' Plnchot Will 8peak. ST. PAUL, June 1. It Is announced that Gilford Plnchot has accepted an Invitation to speak at a conservation dinner to be given by the Colonel Roosevelt .Club on the night of June 11. Former Secretary Garfield also has been invited. Gaorge I. of England. The king of Euglaud who could not speak the language of bis kingdom was George I. 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 3. Wlllard Brown, of the Massachusetts . Department - of the Grand Army of the Republic, In a BialemeHl uecmrea a resoiuuon lor ,edge wa, two feet tnlck Samples the changing or the abolition of Me-jof the mIneraI were brought thlg mortal day will be Introduced at the ; c,tj and an atyi, inowe(! Conclus NaUonal encampment of the G. A. R. T,iy that the ledge contained a rich ITEMS OF INTEREST THROUGHOUT OREGON Chronicle of Important Events of Interest to Our Readers. 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 batik'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- tense 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 ot Lane and Douglas counties.. Also a petition has been filed pro viding for the annexation of a portion of Claokamas. 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 others. Man8tabbed by Partner. MERRILL A cutting affray which almost ended the life ot 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 bad a lot of bottles on the floor. Ills 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. '129,600 Acres'" Designated Dry. PORTLAND Secretary Balllnger 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 soith, range 30 east, of Oregon, making the total designation under that act in Oregon 88,848,800 acres. To Celebrate Quarter Centennial, CORVALLIS Invitations have been sent out by the Oregon Agricultural College to attend the quarter-centen nlal celebration of the organization as a state institution. The celebra tlon 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 8trlkes Ore. CONDON While sinking a well, II H. Wlllburn, of this city, at a depth of 95 feet struck a ledge of ore whlci i was at first supposed to be gold. The deposit of coppeT Other'samples will be taken to Portland' for a more thor ough analysis. Work Will Begin Soon. PORTLAND, Ore., June 1. That construction on the Coos Bay & 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 H. Clarke, president of the road. His Title. "If It were cuntoiuury In this coun try to confer titles upou meu who go In for literature, what would I be?" asked a conceited journalist of bis senior. "Baron of Idens," was the terse re ply. MRS. CHARLES E. HUGHES. Wif of New Su preme Court Juatic. BRIEF NEWS OF THE WEEK Professor Robert Koch, the famous bacteriologist died in Germany from a disease of the heart. 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 Bluefields. 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.. he 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 Colvllle In dian Reservation by the Secretary of the Interior, who has reserved 521 acres for the purpose., ; The queen ot Holland has presented to the public gardens of Paris 20,- 000 magnificent tulips, of all sizes, kinds and colors. They havebeen planted at Bagatelle, which is famous for Its tulips, of which there are 100,' 000 In the grounds. President Taft will not attend the home-coming celebration qf Theodore Roosevelt 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 Mathilda Townsend, consid ered the most beautiful heiress in Washington, who spurned several titled suitors, became the bride of Peter Ooelet Gerry, of New York city, in the presence of one of the most exclusive companies ever sembled at the National Capital. According to a dispatch from Car son, Nev'., Mrs. Gunjlro Aokl, 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. Aokl Is ac companied by bur mother and child, The average salary of a minister of the gospel was but $663 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 Dl rector Durand and the Secretary of the Department of Commerce and Labor. ; .. " '.1 'X-"" ,,. '"V J I p. mmmmtm" I 11 NEWS FROM OUR NATIONAL CAPITAL What Our Lawmakers Are Do ing and Other Items of Importance. 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 debate 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 oh 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 were stricken out President Taft' sent to Chairman Tawney of the House committee on appropriations , a' letter expressing deep resentment at the 'criticisms paid by Democrats In the House de bate on the traveling expenses ot the President. The President said he was Bspeplally. distressed by the suggested reflection on Southern hospitality. Land Bill Changed. The Senate publlo lands committee has decided to amend the bill author izing the President to make withdraw als of public lands by adding the pro vision that withdrawals shall not af fect legal rights of any settler or en tryman under the homestead' or des ert lands acts, Initiated prior to the brder of withdrawals made under the proposed law. Western Senators will attach the $30,000,000 Irrigation bill tC this witn drawal bill before It passes the Sen ate, and hope by this means to insure the early adoption ot both measures, Under the bill the President is au thorized to withdraw temporarily from settlement from location, sale or en try- any public lands and reserve them tor power sites, irrigation, clas sification of lands or other publlo purposes. - Development May Be Retarded. Development of the West is going to be retarded materially for the next year or two, and perhaps longer, be cause ot 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. Plnchotism to be 8pread. Plans are under way to carry the eonservatlon campaign into every state. Glfford Plnchot as its presi dent, the National Conservation Asso ciation winch has its headquarters in tie Colorado building here, has begun Vlfrnrmia tianinnlirn tn ..lan - ai membership in every' atate 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. Delay Lorlmer Investigation. If the Senate investigates the elec tion of Senator Lorlmer, 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. Lorlmer asked immediate action on his resolution, but his colleagues ruled that it should take the regular course. The Senators feel that tboy can de vise more comfortable occupation dur ing the bot Bummer days than to sit for weeks as members ot an Investi gation committee. If the Inquiry shoutS be made, this committed would sit In Washington and send for the necessary witnesses. Senators were not disposed to com ment on the case. Tbey will reserve opinion pending the receipt of more complete Information. Whether there shall be an Investigation may depend on the result ot the proceedings in the Illinois courts.