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DAILY EVENING EDITI1H
Eastern Oregon Weather
Tonight and Friday, partly
PEyPLETOy, UMATILLA COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, MAY 8, 1902.
I . .i!n nnvP.rinff the En
.State Formed at rorr-
j and Officers elected.
. . ir-nti n a r I
,KJIS SOU I ntmi
FIC TO ORGANIZE
Kui Missing From St
rfi Hospital Since April 28,
s Thought She Has Com-
I Suicide A Steel Syndicate
-Whist Association Meets.
Ed, May 8 The State Fed
f Thnr was organized today
I city and the following officers
. PrwidPnt. G. Y. Harry,
Id; first vice-president C, T.
irtnria: second vice-presi
orgeHonrby, Portland; third
..Mont R. F. Johnson. saKer
fourth vice-president, W. E.
Salem: fifth vice-president,
l:Ti?RV6r. Pendleton: secre-
. . . .
H. Barrv. Portland; treas
uries Mlckley, Portland. The
ion will meet next May at La
loyes of the Southern Pacific
izinc a union, with the ob-
I raising the wage standard in
to that cf California. There
: than 1000 members already.
i la all of the employes of the
l Pacific lines in Oregon-
rained Nurse Missing.
Mamie Frances Geiger, a pro-
trained nurse, is missing.
are no traces of her since
S, when she left St. Vincent's
! in this city. She had no
ud Buicide is feared.
list Association Convenes.
iKorth. Pacific Whist Associa-
holding its ninth annual con
here, commencing today and
iaj the rest of the week. The
of Seattle, Tacoma, Olympia
tland are represented. There
4t general contests for tro-
&tl Syndicate at Work.
fel syndicate has obtained an
on the abandoned $1,000,000
PI at Oswego, on the Willam-
Iff war Portland, and the pipe
u COnnfiP.Hrm urlth fha mill
ii but? mill
".y be moved to Tacoma.
P in negotiation for the large
r O-' """-"I JCbbJ
Harbor for transporting
6mith Bros'. Mill Sold.
Ud May 8.-N0 change in
I mar nt fh cnu t,i, .
m has been sold to JohnBon
oi uswego, who will
Wreck on O. R. & N.
& N. froto-fcf
. tiu o-.b umu ntto
' Bridal VpII iw i
PP as badiv ,..,f j r,
re derailed. evu""
Vve Not Obtained Their Full
RlGt 3J ......
- " omKe Is Still
Uto"' May 8-The exec
ffi f.the UnUe Mine
llo wnl uun session this
X "rSS lability
wjf 5&'00 anthracite
"v "Janitors made
Went m ?8,, dema1ed.
f ey t)rftTJ, a u lne com-
i rd of , iu wu lo ai im-
Wn, 8;-Alfred H.
-'uc COnt!tn,vl A .
fear w. . "uu train,
wattnirtlV" """9 Which
Ue man's body was
Pa... ay s.rn,
, In Ju. 01 h,s troops
Mta "Si. W.OOO sol-
7. . Mst elabomto
C r and (?,,10 protoct
it -iuaner 0f a mile.
MAYORS of cities gather.
The Chiefs of Alabama Towns Hold
Their Second Annual Meeting.
Montgomery, Ala., May 8. Mayors
and other officials from nearly every
city of northern Alabama and from
several cities of the southern part
of the state are gathered here for
the second annual meeting of the
League of Municipalities of Alabama
The convention opened this after
noon with the following program:
Address of welcome by Mayor E
B. Joseph of Montgomery; response
by Hon. John B. Weakley of Birm
ingham, president of the association.
Papers on "Municipal Ownership
of Public Utilities," by Mayor J. E
Blackwood of Gadsden; "The Bene
fits of Municipal Organization,"
Mayor O. G. Simpson of Tuscumbia;
"The debt creating power of small
towns in Alabama as affected by the
New Constitution," L. M. Smith,
city clerk of Jasper. The sessions
of the convention are to continue
Home For Actors Dedicated.
New York, May 8. The members
of the theatrical profession who
have labored so earnestly in sup
port of the project for a home for
aged and indigent actors, saw their
efforts crowned with success today
when the handsome structure erected
at West Brighton, Staten Island, was
formally dedicated. The dedication
was accompanied with interesting
exercises conducted in the presence
of many distinguished artists. The
speakers included Mayor Seth Low,
Bishop Potter and .Toserjh Jefferson,
The Rev. Dr. Houghton, of the
"Little Church Around the Corner,
was the officiating clergyman.
Mexican War Veterans Meet.
Mnrysville, O., May 8. Two of
the foremost cue experts in the
world, William Clearwater of Pitts
burg and Grant Eby of Brooklyn, be
gin a series of matches In Brooklyn
tonight to determine the world's
championship. Clearwater is the
present holder of the title and ex
presses no fear regarding the out
come of the contests Eby, however,
has recently shown splendid form
and his friends are confident of his
ability to give the Pittsburg player
a hard tussle for the championship.
Paris, Tenn., May 8 This city Is
in the hands of enthusiastic young
members of the Christian Endeavor
society who have come from far and
near to attend the state convention
of the society. A big welcome
meeting tonight will usher in the
sessions which are to continue
through Sunday. An excellent pro
gramme has been prepared, the vari
ous features including addresses by
noted speakers and church workers
from Tennessee and other states.
How Ignorant, Barbarous Na
tives Are Treated by Civil
ized Officers and Soldiers,
CAPTAIN JAMES RYAN
FROM THUNDER MOUNTAIN.
Walla Walla Man Returns Snow
From Four to Six Feet Deep, Via
Weiser, the Favorite Route.
Walla Walla, May 8 Charles
Campbell, of the firm of Moore &
Campbell, Interested heavily in
Thunder Mountain, arrived in this
city yesterday, after being absent
about two monthB making a trip to
the property held by himself and
partner. Mr. Moore and Mr. Camp
bell visited the rich mining section
last year and took up a number of
promising claims. The entire sum
mer was spent by them in prospect
ing. Valuable claims were Becured,
and the firm has been offered a large
sum for the holdings near the Dewey
Mr. Campbell reports snow from
four to six feet deep all over the
Thunder Mountain country, and pros
pectors hurrying In from all direc
tions. He says that the snow Is vex
pected to disappear in a month and
then active operations will begin. He
experienced great difficulty in mak
ing the trip into the camp, but had
less trouble on tho return. "The Wei
ser route seems to be a favorite
among prospectors," said Mr. Moore,
"and it has the reputation or being
by far the most practicable one. I
will return that way in a few weeka."
The Queen Much Improved.
HVt Tvi Mav 8. ImDrovement in
the condition of the queen is being
maintained. She passed a quiet
night. There it no increase in her
Train Wreck In South Africa.
Prntnrla Mav 8. An armored
train from Pretoria for Petersburg
was derailed on a curve toaay. a
lieutenant and 10 men were killed.
Bret Harte Laid to Rest.
London ; M'av 8. Bret Harte was
buried at Frlmley today. The fun
eral waB quiet. ,
He Is the Originator of a New Kind
of Torture Used to Make Prisoners
Confess Secretary Root Knew
Nothing of General Smith's Kill
and Burn Order.
Washington, May 8. Orders have
been issued by Secretary Root for
the court-martial of Captain James
Ryan, of the Fifteenth Cavalry, for
"improper conduct in obtaining in
formation from natives in the Phil
ippines." Captain Ryan is accused
of adopting a form of torture hither
to not mentioned in the dispatches.
In a report received by the war de
partment, it is stated that Ryan's
method was to securely bind the
prisoner, stand him erect on the
floor, and knock his legs from under
him. Then his body was lifted and
his head jolted against the floor
once more, after which he was stood
on his head in a bucket of water.
Then the examination of the prison
er followed. Ryan is also accused of
believing American occupation of
the islands to be unjust.
Cruelty to Natives.
Ex-Sergeant Isidore Dube, of the
Twenty-Sixth Volunteers, who served
in the Philippines, was the first wit
ness before the senate Philippines
committee this morning. He testi
fied that he had seen the "water
cure" administered by Captain Glenn
and Lieutenant Conger. Asked
whether he knew of any other form
of cruelty practiced on the natives,
the witness replied that he had
known o native women being con
fined in the same room with 14 or
more men for a period of three
weeks, by order of Captain Glenn.
Secretary Root Not Informed.
Secretary Root submitted to the
senate copies of the correspondence
between General Chaffee and Gener
al Smith, relative to the latter's fa
mous "kill and burn" order. The sec
retary says he has no knowledge of
the issuance of sue han order, Gen
eral Smith having given such in
structions, as was testified to at Wal
ler's court-martial, in a personal con
versation with Major Waller.
TO DO IT
Testimony Which Sent Two
Men to Prison Was Paid for
by Treasurer of Baker,
AFFIDAVIT WHICH INCRIMI-
NATES ROBERT PALMER
Skeleton of Man Found, Supposed to
Be That of W. L. Clark Body of
Rich Ore Struck In Golconda Mine
Cloud Burst in Pleasant Valley
Does Much Damage.
Baker City, Or., May 8. In the
Meldrum horse stealing case, J." J.
Baisley, whose testimony sent two
men to the penitentiary, makes an
affidavit incriminating Robert Pal
mer, the county treasurer, whom
Baisley alleges paid him to testify
agaist the defendants and that the
testimony is untrue.
Skelton of a Man.
A skeleton,, supposed to be W. L.
Clark, was found near Weiser, Idaho.
Clark disappeared from tho Choate
ranch in 1890. It is believed he met
Rich Ore Struck n Golconda.
A body of rich ore has just been
struck in the Golconda mine, near
Sumpter. The ore runs "$400 to the
ton. This is the mine recently pur
chased by a group of Pendleton men
with J. H. Robbins, of Sumpter, for
which was paid $250,000. The news
comes to Baker City by telephone
Cloud Burst In Baker Oounty.
A cloud burst in Pleasant Valley,
10 miles east of here, occurred this
morning. Hail fell to tho depth of
two feet. Bridges were washed
away and horses injured. The crop
NEW YORK MARKET.
Reported by I. L. Ray A. Co,, Pendle
ton, Chicago Board of Trade and
New York Stock Exchange Brokers.
Now York, May 8. Tho wheat
market was firmer today as tho for
eign market did not follow our break
of yesterday, and tho real situation
remains practically unchanged with
receipts light and demand good.
Liverpool opened at S0 and closed
80y. Chicago closed 74.
Closed yesterday, 79.
Opened today, 80H.
Range today, 71 ?,S0.
Closed today, 80 VI.
Union Pacific, 104.
St. Paul, 171.
Wheat in San Francisco.
San Francisco, May 8. Wheat
$1.11 Va per cental.
NEW CURRENCY BILL.
BELIEVES IN PROGRESS.
VALUE DOMESTIC ANIMALS.
Those On the Farmers and Ranges
Constitute 93 Per Cent
The approximate total value of
domestic animals in tne united
Stfps Jimp 1 1900. was $3,200,000.-
000, of which amount the value of
animals on farms and ranges consti
tuted over S3 per cent, lowa leacis
the states in the total value of do
mestic animals, while Texas ranks
second. On the date above men
tioned, the former had $271,844,034
invested, and the latter $236,227,934.
Texas ranks first in the number and
total value of meat cattle, but the
inrcpr number and higher average
values of other animals, especially
swine, gives Iowa a greater total in
vestment in all domestic animals.
The total value of domestic anl
mals In Oregon was placed at $33,-
172,342; in Washington at vn.uo,
867, and'in Idaho at $21,389,853. In
Oregon there was at tho time of
the taking of the census 715,599
meat cattle, 307,959 horses, ana
Probably Prevented Wreck.
What might have resulted In a fa
tal railroad wreck near the weBt end
railroad bridge last Sunday evening,
was prevented by the discovery of a
broken rail, on the O. R. & N. line
hv Gearv Kimbrell. who promptly
reported it, and the prompt replacing.
of the broken ran Dy a new one.
Young Kimbrell was riding along the
railroad track oa his bicycle and
discovered the break. Jt was such
that had It not been discovered be
fore the evening passenger train
went by, it might have derailed the
train and results have been dlsas
trous. The track walker passed this
place In the morning and several
freights passed over the spot during
R. M. O'Brien Is Planting Forage
Grasses His New Warehouse.
R. M. O'Brien was in Weston a few
days ago, says the Leader, from his
home on Wild Horse Mountain,
where he has been busy at work.
Mr. O'Brien is planting alfalfa and
brome grass, and intendB to devote
more attention in future to raising
good stock, both cattle and hogs. Ho
is a great admirer of short-horn cat
tle, and will probably confine him
self to tin. breed. Mr. O'Brien Is a
progressive farmer and believes that
the time has come for diversity in
this country that alfalfa and brome
grass will despute the sway of King
Wheat, and that dairy, beef and pork
stock will eventually, put more shek
els than wheat into the pockets of
the industrious husbandman.
At his place on the Umatilla river,
just above Pendleton, Mr. O'Brien is
building a large stone warehouse,
40x70 feet in size, with galvanized
iron roof, which ho intends shall be
frost tight and fire-proof. Ho has es
timated that tho warehouse will hold
about 125 tons of baled hay, 4000.
sacks of grain, 400 boxes of apples
and 200 sacks of potatoes at one
time, and intends to store farm proi
ducts therein until such time as the
market warrants selling. Observa
tion has taught him that much larger
returns can be secured in this way,
and that the warehouse will jirove
a profitable investment.
After many years of farming In
this country, Mr. O'Brien is happily
enabled to put his notions of pro
gress into execution.
St. Paul, Minn., May 8. Members
of the republican state coramiiiue
.are In session at the Windsor hotel
this afternoon o decide upon a date
and place for holding tne state con
ventlon. Sentiment favors an early
convention, and it is probable that
the gathering will bo held In this
city about the middle of June.
Furnish Man After a Job.
C. J. Carlson, the well-known mln
Inc man was a Baker City visitor
this week. In the event of W. J. Fur-
niah'n flrrHnn as covernor. Mr. Carl
son will bo a candidate for the ap
nnintmpnt of mine insoector for
Eastern Oregon. There 1b not a man
in the state better qualified for the
iHnn nml his manv friends hone
he will land the plum. Granite Gem.
Copies of the Bill Being Sent to
A million renders nro wanted for
tho now banking and currency bill
"I am sending tho report of tho
banking nnd currency committee tc
1,02G,81C persons, classified as fol
lows: Clergymen, 135,159; physl
clans, 129,561; lawyers, 83,687; tea
chers, principals and professors,
95,000; banks and bankers, 16,225;
newspapers nnd periodicals, 221,000;
manufacturers, 103,491; Jobhors,
32,690; farmera, 410,000. Tho ro
form of our finnncos nnd currency is,
to my mind, the most Important
question now before tho Amoricniv
people. Especially are those who
uso their credit for tho borrowers of
money, tho truo buildors of our na
tion, deeply and materially interest
cd. Convinced ns I nm of tills fact,
I deem It my first duty to do every
thing in my power to bring to tho
attention of tho pcoplo full lnforma
tion about a subject which I ro
gard as tho most vital question of
Tho foregoing was tho statement
of Chairman Fowler of tho commit
teo on banking,
Woolen Mill Strike at Oregon City.
Oregon City, May 8. Tho Woolon
Mill management held a conference
with tho strikers this morning Tho
workers refused tho offer of ProsI
dent Jacobs, who said ho would mako
one that thoy would accopt.
Paul Leicester Ford, the Noted
Author, Shot and Killed by
His Brother, Malcolm Ford,
MURDERER THEN SHOT
AND KILLED HIMSELF.
Tragedy Occurs This Afternoon In
New York, and the Cause of It la
Thought to Have Been tho Bitter
Feeling Arising From Father of
Fords Disinheriting Malcolm.
Now York, May 8. Malcolm Ford,
formorly a well-known athlcto, shot
and killed his brother, Paul Lolccstor
Ford, tho noted author, this nftor
noon in this city. Malcolm then shot
nnd killed hiinsnlf. Knvornl vnnr
ago Malcolm was disinherited by his
father. Possibly tho tragedy result
ed from til fn. as It In thmn-lif thnt
Malcolm soniowhnt hlnmod hln hroth.
or for being favorod In tho will whlla
no was cut oft with nothing. Tho
murder haB creatod a profound Bon-
sntlon in tho city, wlioro both mon
were wldoly known.
Retail Clerks' Association.
Wednesday night tho local rotall
clerks mot at tho court Iioubo and
organized tho Retail Clerks' Interna
tional Protective Association. Offic
ers woro elected ns follows: A. E.
Linn, president; Miss Stolia Andor
son, first vice-president; J. V. Wil
son, second vlco-prosldont; A. F.
Zoollnor, recording and correspond
ing secretary; M. Ebon, treasurer;
Frnnk O'llnra, guldo; H. J. Wallace,
guardian; Miss Mnrgarot Leo, chap
Iain. Tho oxocutlvo commltto Is
composed of A. E. Linn, Miss Stella
Anderson nnd J. V. Wilson. A com
mittee was appointed on by-laws and
Do not fall to renlster befora Mav
15th. or VOU will lose the rlnht to
vote. It bitits nothing to register.
Stand fey the
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It renders the food more healthful and
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are, assured against alum and other dan
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Dr. Price's Baking Powder is sold on
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lotteries, gifts, commissions or other
schemes. ' The entire value of your
money comes back to you in baking pow
der the purest, most economical made.
fntct Baking Powdcr Co,
Note. Alum baking powders arc low
priced, as they cost but three cents a
pound to make. But alum leaves in the
bread or cake glauber salts, sulphuric
acid nnd hydrate of alumm !! injuri
ous, the last two poisonous,
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