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; tENDLETOX, ITklATILLA COUNTY, OBEGOW, SATUK.DAY, MAKCII 15, li02.
STANDARD OIL DIVIDEND.
RAN INTO OPEN SWITCH.
The 011 Monopoly Turns Over $20,
000,000 to Stockholders.
New York, March 15. The sum of
$20,000,000 was distributed today
among those who are fortunate
enough to hold Standard Oil stock.
This vast sum represents the first
quarterly dividend declared this year.
It is a dividend of twenty -per cent.
If. the three dividends to follow equal
It In amount, as Is confidently expect
ed, the total dividend disbursements
of the company for the year will
amount to $80,000,000. The capital
ization of the company is $100,000,000.
Although John , D. Rockefeller,
whose holdings in the stock are plac
ed at about 40 per cent, received the
lion's share of the dividend distributed-
todav. there was plenty left for
""Will Try to Bring 0f the remainder wero William
i . .. . . . . i ii ...i. i i .i
nocKteuer, nis uruuiei-, wuuob Hom
ings in Standard Oil stocks are esti
mated at $15,000,000; Henry M. Flag
lar, with holdings of $12,000,000;
John D. Archbold, with holdings of
about $8,000,000 and H. H. Rogers,
who is said to own stocks with a par
value of about $5,000,000. Other
large holders, men who count ' their
fortunes by the millions, are W. H.
assination will be the THlora .treasurer oi wo corporauan.
Paul Babcock, T. C. Bushnell, J. A.
Mtaffatt and F. I. Barstow. All of
these are members of the board of
IT FROM ASSAULT.
Will Occupy the
loth Houses Noxt
Canal Bill for Pas-
iMarch 15. The ship
fcssed the Bonate this
inna and powerful in-
wlll profit from it.
b'the bill providing for
af the president against
Fatal Train Wreck on the Nickel
Knox, Ind., March 15. The west
bound Nickel Plato passenger ran In
to an open switch, resulting in a dis
astrous wreck. The following persons
wore severely injured:
A. A. Schwlnd, engineer.
Jim Dalton, fireman.
G. L. Alexander, baggage man.
William Browne, mall clorkv
The train was running at a high
speed, "when it collided with a num
ber of freight cars standing on a
sidetrack-. The baggage car was torn
to pieces and the engine and six
freight cars were piled in a heap and
destroyed by flree No one was killed.
RECEPTION TO MISS ALICE.
measure to occupy the
a rrl .1 1 J.
le senate, 'ino ueumo
Ire Is expected to con-
able time but Senator
Ine that it will pasa
lal amendment by the
sarlno and the Chinese
will come next and
&up much time, as there
aposltldn to both meas-
icr of them may become
rgan Is watching for an
i slip In the Nlcaraguan
tiich has been reported
the committee having It
t the railroad influences
are very watchful and
.advantage of an oppor
y this measure without
week in the house of
Es will practically, be de"
discussion of the river
11, which will be follow
my appropriation bill.
Crack Swimmers to Meet.
New York. March 15. There
President's Daughter Meets the Soci
ety People of Cuban Capital.
Havana, March 15. A public recep
tion was given in hr.nor of Miss Alice
Roosevelt at the palace Inst night.
All the prominent, members of Ha
vana society were presents.
Wood Starts for Washington.
Governor-General Wood leaves for
Washington during the coming week
to have a final conference with Pres
ident Roosevelt and Secretary Root
relative to the installation of the new
THE BOSTON STRIKE.
Strikers Follow the Counsel of
Boston, March 15. According to ad
vice given them by Governor Crane,
action was taen by the various labor
organizations' last night that caused
all tho men (Involved In the strike,
with the exception of frolght handlers,
freight clerks? and lumber teamsters
and handlers; to return to work this
morning. Altogether, not over 2500,
of nearly 20,000 strikers Thursday, re
main out today.
Demanded More Wages.
Kail River Mass.. March 15. A
contewnco tnta morning between the
executive committee of the textile
manufacturers and the labor leaders
was without result. This means, a
strike of the, operatives Monday. Their
demand is for an increase of 10 per
cent in their wages.
Painters and Glazier Strike.
St. Louis, March 15. Every union
nainter. decorator and glazier in St,
Louis went on a strike this morning
in an effort to enforce tho painters'
uemanu ior-uu iiiciuubu m ij hum
?3 to $3.60 ifr an eight-hour day. Two
thousand men are Involved.
NEW YORK MARKET.
Reported by I. L. Ray & Co., Pendle-
ton, Chicago Board of Trade and
New York Stock Exchange Brokers.
New York. March 15. Tho wheat
market held very steady today, being
Influenced by tho foreign markets,
which have not followed the decline
here this week. Liverpool was :
lower, G . Wow York opened 81 op
Siy and closed 81ft. Chicago open
ed 75Vif. and closed 75. Stocks
Closed yestorday, SO.
Opened today, 814.
Range today, SlStU.
Closed today, 81.
St. Paul, 104.
Union Pacific, it!H4.
Wheat in Chicago.
Chicago, March 15. Wheat
75u per bushel.
The Fight Was Made on an
SALEM IS SOLID
FOR THE GOVERNOR
Decatur. Texas, March 15.-
iWrightman, Leader of Opposition,
Only Polled one Vote Against Geer
In His Own Precinct Geer Has a
Salem, March 15.Yesterdoy'8 prl
mary battle In Marlon county result-
-Both 111 a sweeping victory ior uovornor
Geor for renomlnatlon. ueer carnea
R TO ALTGELD.
Lsf the Ex-Governor Lie
jte in Chicago.
ix it. xne remains or
tgeld were conveyed
residence to the pub-
ildlng this morning,
II He in state until 10
It. Thousands passed
In to take a last look
be a clash between the new swimming
champions, at the New York Atheletic
Club races tonight. The special invi
tation 100-yard race will have as its
starters Harry Le Moyne, the undo
fpatoH Now Eneland champion; E.
Carroll Schaefer, American champion
at 100 and 200 yards and quarter mile;
Charles Rubert, of the New York A.
C, who won recently the Southern
counties championship of England In
record time, and W. C. Mdllor, of the
Knickerbocker Athletic Club. It is
expected' confidently that with such
a field of contestants the American
record of 1 minute 3 seconds .should
For Algiers Naval Station.
Washington, March 15. Bids were
opened today by the bureau, yards
and docks of the navy department to
day for vthe construction of large
buildings to be used as shops for
3team engineering at the naval sta
tion at Algiers, La. The structure
will co3t In tho neighborhood of $45,-
000. This Is but one of many im
provements planned for Algiers which
It is the intention of the navy depart
ment to make eventually one of the
greatest and most complete naval sta
tions In the world.
Hawtrey's Successful Engagement.
New York, March 15. The engage
n.ftnt of Mt. Charles Hawtrey at the j Is tho real bone of contention
To; Exclude Saloons.
Greenevili(t Tenu., March 15. One
of the mostjipirlted election contests
in the history of this section, is In
progress in .'GreenevMe tuday. The
issue Is the proposition to re-lncorpor
ate tho town, but the liquor question
March 15. Matt Jarvl,
inn fisherman, shot and
led his father, Gabriel
o'clock a. m. today. The
le nome arunit ana was
bale open the door of the
I the son deliberately mur-
kind then surrendered to
is Prepares to Entertain,
lies. Cal., March 15. Al
late of the annual meeting
ral Federation of Women's
lis city is more than a
the local preparations for
n and entertainment of
Lro about complete. The
of all parts of California,
Irated with those of Los
the arrangements are be
an elaborate scale. Ap-
or accommodations inai-
so attendance will bo the
most representative in
of tho federation's conven
withstanding the great dls
reds of delegates and vis
fomo from the Eastern
3 the Middle states and
ill be bettor represented
March IB. One girl was
Ive probably fatally burn-
cploslon of torpedoes In
nt Manufacturing Com
this .morning. The dead
fltz. The explosion sot
K building, which "was de
fr Mills Blew Up.
March 15. Two of
of the powder mills.
th of this place, blew up
r. Eight men were In
Hidings. The loss of life,
Known at this hour.
Triangular Atheletic Meet.
South Bend, Ind., March 15. The
best athletes of Notre Dame, Indiana
and Purdue universities are gathered
at Notre Dame today for their annual
triangular meet. While a slight ad
vantage is conceded to Notre Dame
over the two other universities, Indi
ana and Purdue are considered far
stronger than they were last year, and
the Notre Dame athletes will have to
work hard to retain the championship
which they have held for the last
Mediation of Germany.
Berlin, March 15. The announce
ment Is made here today on high
authority, which seems to Indicate
that Germany is extending her good
offices to bring about a cessation of
hostilities in South Africa. The an
nouncement follows: "When the
state secretary, Rlchthofen, made a
speech regarding the Boers in the
Russian diet Tuesday, German medl
atlon in South Africa was not out of
the question, but the preliminary ne
gotlations had simply failed."
To Succeed Congressman Wheeler.
Paducah, Ky., March 15. Members
of the first district democratic con
gresslonal committee are in session
here today to decide on the time and
manner of selecting a democratic
candidate to succeed Congressman
Charles K. Wheeler. There are three
leading aspirants S. H. CrosBland,
of Graves, Ollie James f Crittenden,
and George Groenup, of McCrakon.
Newspaper Man in Office.
Washington, March 16. Francis
Leupp, Washington correspondent of
the New York Post, will positively
succeed William Rodenberg upon the
civil service commission.
Carrick theater, which concludes to
night, breaks all records for success
among fc'ao foreign stars in America.
Mr. Hawtrey came to this country
last fall almost unknown to American
playgoers. He opened, in "A Message
From Mars" at the Garrlck, intending
to fill an engagement of five or six
weeks In New York City and then to
mak6 a tour of the leading American
cities. Such was the success with
which he met, however, that the idea
of !.he tour was abandoned au.i for
more than four months he has played
to overflowing houses at the Garrlck.
riven uow lils popularity is uruJimiu-,
ishod end only the futuro'bo ilngS' at
the theater necessitated the ending
of his engagement. He announces his
Intention of returning to this country
Cornell vs. Michigan.
Ann Arbor, Mich., March 15.
Twelve of the best athletes of Cor-
ell University are in Ann Arbor to
day to try conclusions with a simi
lar team representing the University
of Michigan. It is tho first meetinf
of the kind between the two institu
tions and as Michigan holds the track
championship of the West, much in
terest is manifested in the outcome.
The program consists of the following
nine events: Forty-yard dash, 440
yard dash, half-mile run, mile run, two
mile run, 40-yard high hurdles, high
jump, pole vault and shot put.
town recently surrendered Its charter
because of the provisions therein per
mitting the sale of liquor. The prop
ositlon now Is to reincorporate and- ex-
elude the saloons. The temperance
element bashconducted a warm cam
paign and entertains high hopes of
victory at yhe poIlB today.
Ready to Open at New Orleans.
New Orleana. March 15. Every-
thing Is In readiness for the opening
on Monday "of tle spring meeting of
the New Louisiana Jockey Club. Dur
ing the pisen week .the .BableB have
filled -with some, -of ihofaBtesr-h6reea
in the country; and, "with favorable
weather, the meeting should prove
one of the most successful ever held
in the South. Tho event of the open
ing day will bo the St. Patrick's han
dicap, for 3-year-olds and upward, at
a mile and a sixteenth.
nlrlnr o .-n 1 O t til t fl fV vlntfirV tn t ll O lftf'Ill
option election that Is being hold hero every precinct In the county. Wright
ri,ii,i,i, , imnn in fnrpo man. the leader of the opposition to
in every precinct in tho county for Oeer, only polled one vote against tho
the last two years and the elections
heretofore have alternated, first in fa-
for and then against local option.
governor in suniimuy procmci,
Wrlghtman's homo. This will glvo
nn Idoa of the swooping result of tho
victory. Tho fight was mado on an
nntl-Sinion cry, and the result aftordH
a great deal of satisfaction to Senator
Sargent to Succeed Powderly.
tfho had a conference with President Simon, In Portland, whero the prl-
Kooseveit tins morning, announced , """J
this afternoon that Frank Sargent, Tho Slnion-Geer forces In Marion
grand master of tho Brotherhood of w wild with enthuslnsni with the ro-
Locomotlvo Firemen, will bo appoint- U1U "
sure now to come ui wium in mo
ed to succeed T. V. Powdorly as commissioner-general
BATTLE AGAINST SIMON.
uou. miuuu '-"Ul,u6 ."'Republican Primary Election at Port
many freight hnndlcra returned to . . .
work and business -along tho water
front Is more active than "at any tlmo
rlnce the strike.
Mayor of Spokane in Danger.
Spokane, March 15. The news of
an attempt to intimidate Dr. Byrne,
mayor of this city, transpired last
night. Last Tuesday night a myste
rious explosion took place a few
yards from the mayor's house, shat
tering the glass and blowing a hole
In the earth. Yesterday the mayor
received an annonymous letter threat
ening to blow up his house unless he
changed his policy.
Strike Threatened at Seattle.
Seattle, March 15. Moran Bros.'s
ship yards locked out 00 teams; vs,
nlane feeders and mill hands this
morning. The firm gave no reason
The matter is being discussed by the
federated unions and may precipitate
a blfj strike here. The Moran's
yards are the largest Institution of
the kind In the Northwest, and have
the contract of the battleship Illinois
now under, construction.
Chinese Smugglers Captured.
Port Townsend, Wasll- March 15.
Two of the most daring Chinese
smugglers, Jamleson and Wilkes,
were captured here last night togeth
ed with their sloop. They are credit
ed with having smuggled In the coun
try a great number of Chinese coolies.
Dug Up a Skeleton.
San Francisco, March 15. A hu
man skeleton was unearthed on Sec
ond and Minna streets, this city, to
day. In excavations for a new build
Ing. It was evidently buried there
many years ago, and who It was la un
Cecil Rhodes Dying.
London. March 15. It 1b generally
believed that Cecil Rhodes 1b dying.
A Cape Town dispatch this morning
says his condition Is critical.
Sacramento. Cal., March 16. The
governor announced today the ap
polntment of John D. McKenzie, of
San Jose, as harbor commissioner of
ian FrtBclflco, to succeed Rudolph
New York, March 15. This is the
Magyars' Fourth of July, the anniver
sary of their independence, and as Is
customary, the day will bo celebrated
in the mining regions of Pennsyl,
vanla, Upper Michigan and elsewhere
throughout the country where there
are Magyar settlements. The Mag
yars usually are called Hungarians.
They attained their freedom In 1844
after a long and hard struggle.
Better Conditions for Trainmen.
New Haven, Conn., March 15. Tho
new working schedule for the train
men of the New York, New Haven &
Hartford railroad, went Into effect to
day. Under the new arrangement the
'hours of work remain as heretofore,
but the pay of most of the men has
been Increased. The new schedule
settles differences between tho com
pany and the trainmen which at one
time threatened to precipitate a gen
Wholesale Murder in Texas.
Beaumont, Texas, March 15. Tho
body of another white man was found
In tho Naches river this morning,
making the sixth body since Christ
mas, all of whom were undoubtedly
murdered by Mattie Bennett's gang,
The body found was Identified aB that
of W. B. McNamara, a painter of this
city. Six members of the murderous
gang are in Jail,
Preparing for Baer.
Walla Walla. March 15. Local
Christian Endeavorers are making
great preparations for the coming of
John Willis Baer, general secretary
of the World's Christian Endeavor
Union, who will be given a reception
and will address a meeting In thlB
city March 21.
House Wants Information.
Washington, March 16. The house
today passed a resolution directing
the secretary of war to furnish the
house with Information concerning
the transport service between San
Francisco and the Philippines. Re
cently numerous sensational charges
were made concerning the service.
The Chinese Exclusion Bill.
Tho house foreign affairs commit
tee continued Us work on the Mitchell
Kabn Chinese exclusion bill. The
committee expects to report the bill
land Result Not Be Known Before
7 O'clock p. m.
Portland, March 15. Tho republi
can primary battle, for and ngalnst
United States Senator JoBoph Simon,
is bolng wnged in this city and Mult
nomah county today. It is impossi
ble to forecast tho rcHult. Both sides
are confident of Victory. Tho north
Marconi's Wireless System.
New York, March 15. A company
to nromote the Marconi system of
wireless telegraphy will bo Incorpo-.
ratbd" in New Jersey soon, with n
capital of $10,000000. The public will end of Portland, it appoars, will vote
bo given nn opportunity to Invest, i to sustain Simon, whllo tho business
and residence precincts win go iuo
General Johnson Resigns. 'other wny. Tho wenther Ib favorable
Washington, March 15. First As-' to a full voto and work of both sides
slstant Postmaster-General Johnson is of sucii a cnaracior ns to insuru
tendered his resignation ;o tho pro3i- every man voting ono way or tho
dent today. It was accepted with tho other. Tho result will not no unown
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