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IpSaS- PEyDLETOy, UMATILLA COUSTY, OBEGOX, TUESDAY, JT.TJ.iV 1, 1902. NO. 447-1
DOES El HOME :r "XES ENGLftND'S KING IS '
Lodhounds Which Were Af
ter Tracy and Merrill Are
Taken to Walla Walla.
JARD CARSON RETURNED
WITH BLOOD HOUNDS
ills an interesting story ot tne
Jhase After the Escaped Convicts,
hnd Says They Would Have Gotten
kway Long Ago But for the Dogs.
E. Carson, in charge of the
od hounds from Walla Walla -which
ye been used in the chase after
cy and Merrill, passed through
city this morning on his way
ne, having been compelled to give
the chase on account of the dogs
Seen at the O. R. & N. train by a
presentative of the East Oregon-
b. Guard Carson talked interesting-
Eof his trip and his long chase after
escapes, of the ultimate capture
whom he Is perfectly confident. ,
"I am certain that the men will be
pttired," said he, "and that very
ortly as they are now getting into
ritory wheref it Is possible to fol-
them with some hope of success.
fThe posse which is In pursuit of
em is also much larger than it has
er been before and can now hope
successfully surround the con-
fThose newspaper reports of the
aber of men on the trail of the
Jesperadoes were grossly exag-
ated. There was at no time a
rge posse out, the average being
Im six to eight who kept right at
work. Of course there were times
Ben a number of people would be
It but these only lasted a few days
Id were not available for duty in
larding avenues of escape.
"Why, during the time the men
re being held at Lewis river there
sre on an average only six of us,
d we kept them from crossing for
e days. During this time we were
aslng them around in a circle all
"lf It had not been for the dogs we
uld not have kept track of them at
I as there are in that section of the
untry a number of ex-convicts who
a quiet way did everything they
luld to prevent us keeping the trail
id more than three-fourths of the
arms sent in were really intended
throw us off the scent and
i take us in a direction as far as
wslble away from where the con
cts really were. Then again every
me anyone saw a couple of hobos
ound the country they were sure it
us the escapes and hauled us over
run them to earth only to find we
ire after the wrong men.
"The dogs would only follow the
all of the convicts and every time
ley changed their clothes ttieMlogs
ould find the cast off clothing hld
en In the brush, whereas a man
lould have gone past it a dozen
roes and not discovered it except
T the merest accident.
"The country there is fearfully
ugh and the timber Is full of briar
od thorn undergrowth, which
cratched the dogs until they were al
ost crazed with the pain. Huge
BOrns two lrinhpn In loncrth. called
devil's club," abounds in that coun
WT and these were something terrl
Pe to the dogs.
it was necessary' to crawl through the
pnaergrowth on our hands and knees
Pnd then the thorns scratched our
aces and hands, and tore our clothes
Pjmoat off us. It was the hardest
Pnd of a trin.
U. A "
Another thine which retarded the
ubb was that the people who saw
Ee convicts hardly ever reported he
re 24 hours had elapsed and by that
P"Jie He sun hurt fthnnn on th dusty
Fd8 where the convicts had travel
Pt and had taken the scent away so
P (logs could hardly follow the
-. we bad but one really good
rnce and that was Just before X
away. Then the trail was
TV rew moments after the con
naa passed. The dogs were
rwPletely tired out. however, and
tnraged because after their long
Cr iney had not found the men
r?r were trailing, and as we tried
ksn-v . MWUUs1 ana as we ineu
MLn ii . quiet unui we reacnea
KmItV1 BOt thom Tattled and they
u,o Work. Whrni T saw hnv
(Cofictaoed on -J, two.)
Uncle sam's income to
be decreased by it
New Revenue Law Goes Into Effect
July 1 and Many Kinds of Special
Taxes are at an End.
Washington, D. C, July 1. The
amount of federal taxes paid by the
people of the United States Is less
ened to the extent of about ?77,000,
000 annually by virtue of the new re
venue law which went into effect to
day. The new measure amounts to
a virtual repeal of all the Spanish
war revenue taxes except the tax on
mixed flour. The duty on tea remains
until January 1 next to enable those
who have stocks on hand to dispose
of them before the repeal takes ef
fect With the going into effect of the
new measure the war tax is repeal
ed on the following: Bankers,
brokers, dealers in grain, securities,
etc., pawnbrokers, custom house
brokers, proprietors of theaters, cir
cuses and other public exhibitions,
proprietors of bowling alleys and bil
liard rooms, dealers in leaf tobacco,
dealers in tobacco, manufacturers of
tobacco, manufacturers of cigars, in
struments, papers or documents; de
livers of transfers of stock; sales
or agreements to sell stocks, products
of merchandise; wines, seats In par
lor or palace cars and berths In sleep
ing cars, legacies and distributive
shares of personal property, excise
taxes on persons, firms, companies
and corporations engaged in refin
ing petroleum and sugar.
On the following articles the tax is
reduced: Fermented liquors, to' ?1
per barrel; snuff and tobacco, to 6
cents per pound; cigarettes weigh
ing not more than three pounds per
1000 reduced to $3.00 a thousand.
The tax on mixed flour and oleo
margarine, not being a war revenue
tax, is not effected by the new law
COX IS IN T
MAN INJURED AT CAMAS
CREEK HAS REACHED CITY
Operation Performed This Afternoon
With Some Hope of Saving the
lif of the Unfortunate Victim.
Dr. Cole, R. T. Cox and N. Berkley
arrived this morning from TJkiah
with John Cox, who Is suflerlng with
a fractured back bone, the story of
which was fully given yesterday.
Mr. Cox, while not suffering a great
deal of pain owing to the pressure of
the bone on the spinal cord, is In a
serlouB condition and his death seems
to be only a question of a tew days.
He stood the trip from TJkiah bet
ter than was expected and is now .in
the Sisters' hospital where an op
eration was performed this alternoon
with the hones of raising the fractur
ed bone from the cord and, while the
surgeons, Dr. Cole, of this city, and
Dr. Brooks, of Portland, have little
hopes of the operation doing the In
jured man any good, they say there
Is a possibility of saving his life,
a Li. Cox. brother of the Injured
man, arrived last night from Alamo
and Is with his brother. Iu T. cox.
They are having everything possible
done to relieve Mr. Cox and save hiB
Omaha, Neb., July. 1. The system
of Interchangable mileage recently
agreed upon by general passenger
. mI.a nflotam mil.
mads was nut into operation today
The territory covered by the agree
ment extends from the Mississippi
and Missouri rivers west to the Rocky
mountains and from the Canadian line
south to the Gulf of Mexico.
Peoria ni.. July 1. The prohlbl
tlon state convention waB called to
order here shortly after 1 o'clock
this afternoon by Haie jonnson,
..innon nf thn state central com-
bUUAtUAMU w. -
mlttee. The convention will place
In nomination candidates for the
state officers to be voted for at the
fall election, and also candidates
for congress and for the legislature
in all the districts of the Btate.
Increased Salaries for Postmasters.
Washington, July 1. In the read
justment of salaries of postmasters
at presidential offices, effective; to
day, 2030 postmasters receive in
creased salaries aggregating 252,
200. The number of Increases this
year 1b 259 in excess of last year and
is the laisest in the history of the
For the First Time Since His Illness the Bulletins Have Been
Unqualifiedly Favorable Coronation
London, July 1. For the first timo since tho opera
tion was performed on tho King,, just a week ago today,
his physicians this morning issued a bulletin regarding
his majesty's condition, which was unqualifiedly satisfac
torT. The bulletin says:
"The King passed an excellent night of natural sloop.
He has gained strength and made substantial improvement
in all respects."
It is announced upon apparently excellent authority
this morning that an invitation has been extended by
Queen Alexandria to the Danish Hussars to return to Lon
don at the end of September for the coronation of tho
a- & x-
London, July 1. Added to the
thoroughly hopeful tone of the officlul
bulletin, the apearance of the queen
at the review of the colonial troops
today showed conclusively that the
brightest Lopes of the king's recovery
are now entertained in all official
When the queen's carriage emerg
ed from the palace grounds to take
its place at the review station the
great crowds gathered around the
palace cheered frantically and only
the discipline of tho army restrained
the troops from making a similar
The queen looked In her usual good
health, and smiled and bowed in an
animated fashion to the cheering
Experts not Satisfied.
Medical authorities are. by no
means unanimously satisfied with the
king's condition. They say his ma
Troubles of Freight Handlers
Will Come to a Head There
TO BE HELD TODAY
Strike Which Would Have Tied Chi
cago Traffic Up Tight and Affect
ed Transportation All Over the
United States Was Expected This
Chicago, July 1. A crisis In the
freight handler' trouble will be
reached today. It was expected a
strike order which would paralyze
freight traffic In Chicago and affect
traffic throughout the United States
would be Issued this morning but
the railroads receded at the last mo
ment and asked for a conference.
It Is expected this will be held this
afternoon. The men want an In
crease of wages.
If the strike is ordered it is expect
ed that the longshoremen and teams
ters wil refuse to handle any goods
moved by non-union men.
Boilermakers are Out
Chicago, July 1. The boilermakers
on the entire Chicago & Northwest
ern system struck last night. Thoy
demand 36 Mate M hour. They ar
CRISIS In Kffi
SERIOUS LABOR COMPLICATIONS
ARE FEARED AT PORTLAND
Portland, July, 1. It is believed
that the three strikes now on here
will, result in more serious compli
The labor unions view with alarm
the resumption of work at the plan
-x- -x- -x -x- - -,e
jesty's phycicians, who first thought
he would die are affected by their
They may depend too much upon
tne king's marvelous vitality.
The best semi-official Information
is that while the bulletins accurately
reflect the state of tho king's wound,
his majesty's general health still
causes much uneasiness.
Wound Heals Slowly.
A medical expert says tho Icing's
wound is healing slower than was
expected and tells tho public to
watch the bulletins carefully for tho
next day or two. Statements that tho
Icing Is troubled with cancer aro de
nied. Tho seven o'clock bulletin read:
"Tho advancement In tho king's con
dition Is maintained. His appctito Is
improving and the dressing of the
wound is less painful. His Majesty
is still easily fatigued by the least
This is the Closing Day of De
liberations of Lawmakers at
CONGRESS DECIDED TO AD.
JOURN AT 5:30 THI8 EVENING
No Particular Interest Is Shown In
the Business of the Last Day of
This Session; The Day Devoted to
Passing Minor Bills by Unanimous
Washington, July 1. If there was
any general interest In "get away"
today at tho capltol thero wore no
evidences of it when tho house was
called to ordor this morning. Specu
lations as to the exact time of to
day's adjournment varies between' 3
Thlse favoring tho latter hour base
their estimates upon the fact that
the senate will desire to devote some
time to a discussion of tho confer
ence report on tho Philippines bill.
The proceedings of both tho house
find senata todav will bo along the
usual linos, much of tho tlmo being
devoted to the consideration or uiua
of minor importance by unanimous
To Adjourn this Evening.
This afternoon tho house and senate
leaders arranged an ajournment for
ing mills and fear that the strike
will be a failure.
It is hinted today that the Interna
tional federation of labor may be
called on for authority to order out
all unions in sympathy.
CLEANUPS ARE ENORMOUS
YIELD OF PRECIOUS METALS
FROM SOUTHERN OREGON
More than $50,000 In Placer Gold
Has Been Brought Into Grant's
Pass During the Past Week.
Grant's Pass, July 1, More than
$50,000 in placer gold has boon
brought hero during tho past wook.
Tho cleanup ot tho Southorn Ore
gon mines Is something onunuouH.
UNITED STATES STEEL COR.
PORATION ISSUES STATEMENT
Shows Net Earnings for First Quar
ter of $40,000,000 as Compared
with , $26,000,000 for Same Quarter
New York, July 1. Tho statement
of tho earnings for tho first quarter
will bo Issued by tho United States
Stool corporation this nttornoon. It
will show not oarnlngB ot $40,000,000
as compared with $10,000,000 for tho
sanio quarter Inst year.
PORTLAND'S NEW MAYOR.
George . H. Williams Took Office
Portland, July 1. George II. Wll
Hams asHumod tho olllco of mayor
today. Ho will announco his ap
Mr. Dawe's Chicago Bank.
Chicago, July 1. Tho Cqntral
Trust Company, recontly organlzod
by former Comptroller of tho Cur
rency Charles G. Dawes with load
ing financiers of Now York and Chi
cago as his associates, bogan busi
ness today. Tho concern hnB a cap
its', cf $1,000,000 and a surpHiB ot
SENSATIONAL DEALINGS IN
WHEAT STILL CONTINUE
The Cereal Jumped In Price 3J4
Cents Within the Past 24 Hours
Corn Forced up to 78.
Chicago, July 1. Renewed nctlvlty
was dlsplnyoJ in .l:uy wheat on the
board of trado today.
It jumpod from 74 to 7GU early;
an advanco of 3 In 24 hours.
Continued rains are responsible
for tho rise.
Manipulation by tho Gatos-PhlHIpa
comblno Bontr July com up to 78.
NEW YORK MARKET.
Reported by I. L. Ray & Co., Pendle
ton, Chicago Board of Trade and
New York Stock Exchange Brokers.
Now York, July 1. The yhoat
markot opened this morning at 79V6,
c hlghor. Throughout tho day It
was very wild and marked with
sharp jumps, going to 80 and then
falling to 79. Close was 7U&, bo
Ing c hlghor than Monday, Liver
pool was up, closing c hlghor, at
U.A. Corn was strong, and closed
same as Monday, 0.5.
Closed Monday, 78.
Opened today, 79.
Ilango, 79 to 80-.
Close, 79 & bid.
Stocks quiet: St. Paul, 17G; U. P.,
104i; u. 8. S., 37.
Wheat In Portland.
Portland, July l.HWhcat, Walla
Walla, CG, bluestom, 70, valley 67.
Wheat In San Francisco.
San Francisco, July 1. Whoat,
llC'i por cental.
Wheat In Chicago,
Chicago, July l.Whoat 74,076.
MAY TIE UP TRAFFIC.
Strike of all Engineers and Deck
Hands on River Threatened.
Portland, July 1. All river traffic
may bo tied up unions the companies
grant a ten per cent Increase In
wages. All engineers and deckhands
wpro to strike today but aftor a con
ference with tho employers decided
to wait till they can further consider
Names for Warships.
WashlnKton. July 1.- The secre
tary of tho navy announces that the
four now battleships authorlrea by
congress shall be named Washington,
Tennessee, Louisiana, Connetlcut,
SCRAP IN SEDATE
Bailey of Toxas Assaulted
Boveridgo of Indiana Yes
BEVERIDGE REFUSED TO RE
And Bailey Seized Him by the Throat
but Friends Interferred Before Any
Injury was Done Both Men on
Washington, July 1. Sonator Bail
ey of Toxas assaultod Sonator Bovor-
hlgo or Indiana yesterday Just aftor
tho senato adjourned for executive
sosslon. Tho affair was tho result
of tho btttor controversy which the
two senators had during tho fter
noon. Senator Ualloy demanded that
Mr. Ilovorhlgo rotrnct tho language
uttered at that tlmo, and when the
latter declined, It Is nllogod Mr. Bnll
oy seized him by tho throat and throw
his wolght upon him at tho same
tlmo. Tho two mon woro soparatod,
however, before much dnmago waB
Sonator Bailey wan tho cynsouro of
al loycs whoa tho sonata wns called
to order this morning. Ho nppcarod
on tho floor aftor tho opening prayer
and was sought out by Spoonor, who
later consulted with Fairbanks, tho
colleaguo of llovorltlgo, with whom
Bailey had his Honsatlonal encounter.
Bovorldgo was not In his Boat but
carao In at noon nnd was cordially
greeted by a numbor ot party frlonds.
Bovorldgo hnB been recolvlng all
sorts of congratulations for tho man
ner in which ho conducted himself
during tho encounter. Ho says Ball
oy did not cboko him.
No Word of Moody Bill.
Up to tho tlmo of going to press
no word has boon received from the
Moody bill for tho salo of tho unsold
Icndn nf thn TTmntlllii reservation.
which was to havo boon pnssod be
fore the closing of tho session.
Jubilee Pilgrimage to Rome,
Now York, July 1. fThoro was a
great waving of hatu and handker
chiefs from tho crowd nsBomblod on
tho Hobokon docks this morning
to witness tho doparturo ot the
steamor North Amorlcu carrying the
first section of tho Homan Catholic
jubilee pllgrlmago to Homo. The
party numbors moro than ono hun
dred clergy and layinon and Is under
tho spiritual direction of tho Very
Ilov. K. II. Porcllo of Brooklyn. The
second sections will form a junction
at soma European point and proceed
to Itomo togothor.
En Route to Last Resting Place.
Anapolls, Md., July 1. Slmplo cer
emonies accompanied tho transfer of
tho remains of Lord Pauncefote,
which arrived by spoclal train from
Washington today, to tho crulsor
Brooklyn which Is to bear them to
England. A detachment of cadets
and marines escorted the coffin
aboard tho ship and as tho latter
sailed down Chospoako Bay a sa
Into of guns was fired from the bat
teries on shore.
New Assistant Superintendent
Sprlnglleld, III., July 1. Captain
Joseph H, Freoman, who for six
years has occupied tho position of as
sistant stato superintendent ot pub
lic Instruction, rotlrcd from the office
today to assumo his now duties a
superlntodnont of tho Institution for
the blind at Jacksonville. Captal
Freomuu'a successor In tho office ot
assistant stato superintendent Is Jo
seph B, Bangs, of Pontiac.
Ottawa. Ont.. July 1. Fixuree sir-
nn out bv tho board of ItamlKratlM
show that the arrival of Imralgraats
for tho year ending today were w,Q9ff
an Increase of more than 16,000 ore?
tnat vear. Tho Increase la srlaclDal-
ly from Great Britain and the Unite
Stop the Flht
St. Louis. July l.An order has been -s
Issued to the chief of polleefby ik
circuit court to prevent te
Hnlllvnn fleht for the flMtfc
Thursday night, tv 4fW'
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