December 15, 1913
THE DALLES, Ore., Dec. 15 — Search was continued here today for C.A. Rudell, who disappeared after a warrant for his arrest charging him with embezzlement of funds from the Moose lodge, of which he was treasurer.
It was rumored here that Rudell had been seen in Medford. A message received by Mrs. Rudell that her husband had been met with foul play was believed to be a fake.
Alleging conspiracy to defraud and charging Spencer S. Bullis and his sons, G.C. Bullis and R.S. Bullis, with attempting to secure by a judgment of $1000, ownership of the Sterling mine, valued at $400,000, famous as the largest placer in the world, together with water rights involved, by double-crossing them upon an agreement, the Sterling Creek Mining company through its attorneys, A.E. Reames and Durham & Richard, secured Monday from Judge Calkins a temporary injunction restraining the Bullis from further activities in connection therewith.