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PENDLETON, UMATILLA COUNTY, OREGON, MONDAY, SEPTEMUEH 21, 1903.
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Quotations Furnished by Coe Commis
sion Company B. E. Kennedy, Lo
Chicago, Sopt. 21. Wheal opened
weak below Saturday's close and
continued downward throughout the
session, closing about lower. Corn
oponod lA cent below Saturday's
close and continued to slump )IT,
closing 2 cents lower. Stocks opened
weak about Saturday's close: ruled
quiet but fairly strong throughout the
session, closing a shade lower.
Pec ..... 48
Minneapolis, Sept. 21.
Liverpool closed off 11.
PASSES INTO HISTORY
Most Important Meeting of Irrigators Ever HeldSession
HarmoniousLand Law Resolution the Only
One Changed on Adoption,
nee of the
I " HTf-nTIIHr IWkll"
reviewing tho case,
was ot such u char-
enionce sunn i hnr.
imve iimmti oi me
fleet their iinwurthl-
act as niemliers of
ixirsons. or ol guard-
the thrr.n nlwivii.
ivuuftcu. are uu .
":u as juugt auvo-
Brutal Assault Followed
Rifling at Chicago.
Chicago, Sept. 21 Robbers last
night attacked and boat into iinrou
sciousness with lead pipe and gag
ged the express car loader, AVIIIlam 0.
Attghran, employed on the Michigan
Central, and then searched t tie Amer
ican Express company's car which
leaves here at 3:30 a. in.
Two safes were rifled, but a small
amount was taken according to the
ofllclais. The regular shipment of
$25,000 made Monday had not beei
brought down wher the train started.
The robbers were evidently alter this,
Trunk End Bag Makers' Union.
New York, Sept. 21. The annual
convention of the International Union
of Trunk and Dag Makers began in
this city today and will continue
through the greater part of the week.
Delegates are in attendance from Chi
cago. Cincinnati, Philadelphia and
other cities In which the craft is organized.
LABOR TROUBLES IN GERMAN?
SEVEN THOUSAND MEN
HAVE BEEN LOCKED OUT
employers Adopt Drastic Measures
to Counter Against the Labor
Unions One Hundred Seventy Fac
tories Are Idle as a Result.
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t. 21.-A verdict In
found not Kullty.
jrom a public
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u idlers who
Merlin, Sept. 21. Th
metal manufacturers today decided
to crush the strike ol -3,000 workers
which has lieen In progress several
days, by locking out the remalni.ig
7,000 employed until all the others
are ready to resume work. ,Oiwj
hundred and seventy factories uiv
The labor situation thiough 'the
manufacturing districts Is acute, and
only the lateness of the season is
supposed to Intervene to prevent an
almost universal movement for high
er wages and shorter hours. Tlie
hopeless split hot ween the socialists
in tho relchstag, it was believed
nuuiu nave a deterrent effect upon
labor movements belonging In the
wage and time class, but such is not
the ease. In spito of the fact that the
socialists are divided, and u large
proportion of them are not .In sym
pathy with tho present striko move
ments, the dissatisfied laborers have
never shown such universal discon
tent, or lieen so well organized as at
I he present movement of which
the metal workers' strike Is but a
preliminary ebulltlon, appears to lie
entirely divorced from politics, and
to have but few sympathizers among
the politico-Industrial agitators goi
erully; yet It Is a widespread, well
organized and formidable movement.
Sugar Factory Starts.
La Grando, Sept, 21. The beet
8"gar factory started for the se.isor.'.
run this morning, with 125 men and
"oys employed, Uoets are coming In
t the rate of 300 tons per day and
tho ruu Is oxpectod to last 40 days.
-t"!h OEden S.-nt ! Tlw. lnt Hi.,.
' J mik tlUH'ain In Ml, irrtimttiin .mv
gross has left the city.
ine imsning badges of tho state
delegations and the overshadowing
hats of the Mexican band that won
for i:l Paso the l'.IOt meeting, have
.vanished from tho streets.
The officials of the association are
bringing order out of chaos, ami will
soon 'have the immense mass of lit
eral5 matter, speeches, nddtesses,
debutes, papers and resolutions In
shaiie for tlie printer.
'The congress just closed wns the
most remarkable ever held in three
particulars: it was the most largely
Mtended. it had the greatest number
of public n'cn among Ms uitnibeiship
nnd it dealt with' more vital Issues
concerning the- policy of the associa
tion than any other congress In the
history of the organization,
j On Salur-lny, about -400 delegates
i accepted tho Invitation of the Oregon
Short Line to visit Cache Valley aim
j Logan City, at which is located the
1 State Agricultural College.
Many also made side trips to Salt
Lake City, Saltair and other points of
Alter the adjournment of the 11th
congress ami the dlsiierslon of her I
guests. It Is ios.sible lor Ogden to
take a glance at the magnitude of
the meeting, and at tile actions nnd
personnel of the men composing It.
The last hears of the meeting were
awaken lor business Friday morn
ing and practically all the business
of the session wys transacted Friday.
The long reports of the resolutions
committee wen- not materially
changed by the congress. The Cali
fornia substitute vlilch was accept
ed by tho congress, Instead of the
resolution demanding repeal of the
I timber and stone net, the desert hind
rjermiiii i law ami the commutation clauso of
the homestead law, was the only real
change made In Hie report. Tho
other resolutions were passed unan
imously, the most Important of which
Lewis and ClarK Exposition,
Whereas, An International exposi
tion will be held 111 the City of Port
land, Or., from May 1 to November
1, 19115, In eomniennirutlou of the
HMltli unnlveisary of the exploration
of the Oregon country by an expedi
tion sent out by President Jefferson
and commanded by Cuptalns Lewis
and Clark., will show to the world the
vast resources of the semi-arid region
lying west of the 9'Jth meridian, und
practically demonstrate the possibili
ties in the line of reclaiming our so-
called arid lands by government an..
jirlvate Irrigation projects-;
Resolved, That this, the 11th an
nual meeting of the National Irriga
tion Congress, gives Its unqualified
Indorsement, to said Lewis and Clark
centennial exposition and makes the
following recommendation to the con-
gress of tho United States
First That nn appropriation of not
less than $1,000,000 be made in aid
of suld exposition.
Second That a further appropria
tion of $250,000 bo made for the pur
pose of erecting a Lewis and Clark
memorial building at Portland In ad
dition tf tho $100,000 set uslde uy
tlie legislature of Oregon and the
Lewis and Clark corporation to such
Third That a further appropria
tion of $10,00(1 be made by congress
to be expended by the next oldest In-
States (Chemawa, Marlon
rogon) for the purpose of
a complete exhibit of its work at said
Sugar Beet Industry.
linens, ino culture oi sugar
beets is already one of the most im
portant Industries of the arid West;
Whereas, Our homo market now
requires the annual Importation o1'
over $100,000,000 worth of this com
modity, the most natural product
that can be pioduced under irriga
tion, and shipped in great quantities
to our large centers of Eastern popu
Whereas, Under the national Irri
gation act the culture of beets will
afford our greatest quick money
Whereas. It is being urged that
the United States congress stimulate
the sugnr industry or the Philippine
Islands by reducing our tax upon
Philippine sugar, by increasing the
prent limited 2,500 acres which "in
dividual corporations may now hoi 1
to 25,000 acres, and by the Introduc
tion of contract coolie Chinese labor;
therefore be It
Resolved, That we hereby protest
against .the enactment of any legis
lation which will tend to arrest the
full development of the American
sugar industry by extending further
concessions to the employers of
Th" congress seemed to cheap Asiatic labor; that we are un
alterably opposed to the introduction
of contract coollo labor wherever the
American Hag floats nnd that legis
lative agitation or attacks on the
sugar Interests ol this country should
cease, to the end that this great In
dustry may develop in common with
all our other great industries.
Resolved. That this congress fa
vors the immediate admission
statehood of New Mexico, Arizona
and Oklahoma, not only as giving
their proper rights to American
brethren in those territories, but as
hiinging increased efficiency to the
progies of Irrigation In the South
Government Irrigation Works.
Resolved. That we urge that th
national government should proceed
with all practicable expedition to
complete the surveys and make the
necessary plans and estimates fo
the construction ot the great reser
volrs and canajs necessary to regu
late for navigation and power of tho
enormous volume of flood water that
now runs to waste In such great.
rivers as the Columbia Sacramento,
tho Colorado, the Illo Grande, the
Arkansas and tlie Missouri and their
tributaries, ami that as soon as sur
veyed and leady for construction and
approved by tho secretary of the In
terior, these great engineering works
should be built just us rapidly as uc
tnal settlers will take the lands and
build homes on them und repay to
the government the cost of tho con
struction of the works, und u loan
to the reclamation fund lu the treas
ury of the United States should bo
mado each year by congressional ap
propriation for the full amount which
tho secretury of the Interior may an
nually recommend io congress as tho
amount which should be mado availa
ble for disbursement, for construction
during the ensuing year, all such
loans to the reclamation fund to bo
repaid to the fund In 10 annual in
stallments as provided by the nat-
Appointments Made to Fill Vacan
cies by Resignation.
London, Sept. 21. The St. Jnnies
Onzetto today announces that King
Edward has approved the appoint
ment of the following men to cab!
net posts, made vacant by resigna
Lord Selborne, colonial secretary;
Arnold Foster, secretary of war; St
John Hrodcriek. secretary of India.
The Clazetto adds there Is good rcn
son to believe Lord Stanley will lie
made postmnster-genernl to succeed
ROBBED IN DAYLIGHT.
Discharged Switchman Holds
Harvest Hand at La Grande.
La Grande, Sept. 21. (Special to
East Oregonlan) .1, J. Mcl.oinar, a
discharged O. H. it N. switchman
knocked down a harvest hand on a
side street Sunday evening, robbing
nun of $11 nnd making good his os
cape. He was later captured In link
er City by Deputy Sheriff Johnson.
Proposed That British Shipbuilders
Form a Syndicate.
Glasgow, Sept. 21. Designer Flfo
arrived homo today. He advances
the idea that the British shipbuild
ers collect Wely create the next chal
lenger. He says the Americans cop
led the British design of Shamrock
II, and Improved on It, and produced
Alleged Defaulter Fled.
Buffalo. Sept. 21. Llewellyn Smith,
bookkeeper for ine Elrick Commis
sion firm, alleged to be short $20,hmi
In his accounts, lias lied and his
whereabouts are unknown.
War in Morocco.
Toulolse, France, Sept. 21. Tho
Depeehe today published on Algiers
dispatch saying that three Fiench
columns have been ordered to pre
pare for a mnrcli on Fez, Morocco.
FIRE, DROUTH AND LOCUSTS
GREAT SUFFERING IN
Daily Massacres in Macedonia--1,200
and Children Killed.
NO UNANIMITY AMONG
POWERS ABOUT ISSUE.
Stated That Emperor Wllhelm Favors
Letting the Sultan Continue His
Present Policy of Extermination
Aged and Children and Infirm Are
Murdered Indiscriminately Every
Sofia, Sept. 21. A xeilniiK engage
ment Is reported between Turkish
troops and Insurgents in the Perlni
mountains, near Molnlk. Tlie Turks
lost 500 killed, Including two promi
Sella, Sept. 21. Fresh massacres
are reported in tho districts of Moa
astir, Adrlanopie and Kostovo. Many
towns have been destroyed by Turk
ish artillery. On Wednesday last nr-
tilery killed 100 at Xcoddorlchiinl,
150 nt Hodlehn. At Okrenl, 1.200 were
shot or otherwise put to dcutli. A
large number of the victims were wo
men nnd children, sick and aged who
were unable to find safety In flight.
London, Sept. 21. High diplomatic
sources say the powers ate by no
means unanimous reganllng action to
bo taken in Macedonian iilTnlis. The
knlser has partially gained Austria's
sanction to tlie policy of allowing the
sultan to continue the extermination
process. Russia Is wavering.
Five Hundred Families Homeless In
One City, and "ast Stores of Grain
Destroyed Cotton Crop and Fruit
St. Petersburg, Sept. 21 Great
suffering is leported from the drouth
stricken provinces of Osterog, where
fire has left 500 families homelcs.
The villages of Sergethe and Ivoke
isharogol were nearly destroyed by
fire. Four hundred houses were de
stioyed In the former place, eight
persons were killed and eighty houses
and Immense stores of grain.
In the Trunscasplan state locusts
have entirely destroyed tho cotton
crop, amounting to nearly 100,000
bales, as well as Immense growing
crops of wheat and rye, nml nearly
all the fruit trees.
Washington, Sept. 21. The quar
terly meeting of the executive coun
cil of the American Federation of Ui
bor begun here this morning. An
uttcmpt will be made by tlie Central
Labor Union of this city, to bring tho
Miller case before the body. '
SUES FOR A DIVORCE.
VAUDEVILLE IN ARMORY HALL,
dlnn training school In the United lonal Irrigation net.
Work In the Park Has Been Discon
tinuedHall Will Be Remodeled.
H. Nelson, the manager of the
Shields' Park shows, left this morn
ing for Walla Walla, for a short
visit. The psk shows have been dis
continued until the first of the coin-
ng month, when I hoy will once more
be reopened in the Armory Hull,
which has been leasod by the ShleldK
people for a year.
Workmen are busy this morning
taking down (ho Inclosiiro around tho
old park and removing tho seals. As
poon as that work Is done they will
commence to remodel the hall, and
by the first of the month will have
it in shape for the opening perform
ance. Tho place will bo lollghted
and a stage will bo put In, making it
comfortable and well adapted to the
use for which It Is Intended.
Plaintiff Alleges Infidelity and De
sertion, and Wants the Property.
Edward Chapman lias sued Ids wife,
Mildred Chapman wiiose Indian mime
Is Tls-ya-wuk, for a divorce on tho
ground of desertion. Tin- plalntllf al
leges that ho and the defendant were
married on tho reservation April IB,
1895, and lived together for some
time, hut that lit last the defendant
left his home ami has since relusiMl
to return, and that she Is at this time
living as u married woman with an
other man in one of the Washington
The plaintiff asks for Hie dissolu
tion of the marriage bonds, one-third
of tho rents, Issue and profits of the
land belonging to the plaintiff during
his lifetime, and for the costs and
disbursements of tho act Ion. James
A. Fee Is attorney for the plaintiff.
Senator Ankeny in the City,
Mrs. Ijvy Ankeny and sister. Airs.
L. L. McAtihiir, of Poilland, left for
the homo of Mrs. Ankeny, In Walla
Walla, fhls morning, after a visit in
this city at tho home of Mr. and Mrs.
Fred Judd. Mr, Ankeny will remain
In tho rlty for a time, owing to tho
continued Illness of C, II. Wade, of
tho First National Hank.
Returned From Utah.
Judge W. U. Ellis, F. 11. Holbrook,
W. F. Matlock and I). C. Ilrownoll re
turned this morning from their trip
to Ogden, where they were delegates
to tho National Irrigation Congress.
Tho party visited Salt Lal$o on their