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PENDLETON, UMATILLA COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, AUGUST 21, 1902.
TRUST QUESTION DISCUSSED
WITH THE AHA1IC WARRIORS
THE DAY IS BRIGHT AND
CLEAR AT ROCKPORT, MA38.
GROWS WARM OVER IT.
EfiARTH OLI N CASE
IN ALFONSO S
niiest to Officially Determine
he Cause of Mrs, Bartho
lin's Death is Begun.
IRE sensational testi
mony IS BROUGHT IN.
ar Produced Who Declares That
Professional Services Were Re
tted for Minnie Mitchell Eleven
ya After Her Supposed Murder.
icago, Aug. 21. An inquest be-
today to determine officially the
of Mrs. Annie Bartholin's death
the cause therefor.
aotiior witness came forward to-
with a statement that Edward
Qcinnan, one of the suspects, had
seen with a woman believed to
te been Minnie Mitchell 11 days
her supposed death.
ir. J. L. Wilgus is the person who
kee this statement and he claims
, Councilman and the woman call-
;oa him, seeking his professional
rices for the woman. Councilman
he was merely acting for a
Wilgus refused to render the
I HAS BECOME GENERAL.
vlution Has Overrun the Haytian
ingston, Jamaica, Aug. 21. Ad-
received here today concerning
war in Hayti say the revolution
extended to every part of
I country, and the situation is. daily
sing x. Jise.
WILL TRY TURF.
York Is Hunting Fuel to Replace
lew York, Aug. 21. Successful
have just been made of the turf,
bog, of the New Jersey lowlands
pund New York to ascertain wheth
it can be used as a substitute fuel
place of coal or coke for the wn
SIEGEL IS DEAD.
dub Civil War General Has Cross
ed the Great Divide.
sew York, Aug. 21. General
Q8e Siegel, soldier, politician and
Utor, died at his home this morning,
be general, who has been ill for the
st two years, as a result of age,
jid a breakdown, took to his bed last
For Abdication of Kruger.
The Hague, Au,g. 21. It is currently
ported here that at the meeting of
e Boer generals Dewet, Botha and
larey, with ex-President Kruger, of
6 Transvaal, whch is to take Dlace
day, an arrangement will be made
the abdication by KruEer of his
witlon as Afrikander chief, and the
naing over of the reins and the
Biduo of the funds to the Eenerals.
pfl it is also reported that an effort
Jl bo made to dispossess Dr. Leyds
tae power of signing checks. Ru-
mn are also afloat that there will
b a struggle between Botha and De
ft (or supremacy in the Afrikander
Spanish War Veterans.
HackentmpV J .T An? 21. The
juraal assembly of ,tho New Jersf.y
"v ui me spamsn war veterans
PCIied hnr tnrtnv roltVi n n--i ,1 r.ltpnd.
'ice. Delptrntoa wl! ho ohnfifin to
Present the corps at the meeting of
Pe national organization at Detroit
xnontn and state officers for the
'UBIlIn V V fl O . -1 ...111 1. xt,Ai,nn In.
E, o J iftl aiDU Will ud vuu&cu iu
icaUons point to the selection of
Pt. John T. Hilton, of Paterson, as
8chwab on Way to Europe.
New YnrV A
morning for Europe. He went
Accompanied and reiterated that he
- not so ill as had been reported.
W0"11 not wnen he would re
and denied the intention to form
European steel trust.
nevnnrt it r a .... . . -
BmtiT ' 1,1 AUB- Z1, "oneny
"iers, of England, and Ward and
r", American champions of 1901,
vl In (ha An1n m ii. .. . . .
DlAnoiTi iur me lennis cnara
Thurber, Who Made an Address Fa
voring the Trusts, Is Thoroughly
Roasted by His Colleagues.
St, Paul, Aug. 21. The trust ques
tlon waa openly precipitated in the
Trans-MlsBissippl Congress this morn'
lng, when William Eustls, of Minne
apolis, moved that the address of F.
B. Thurber be expunged from the rec
ords. Eustic charged that Thurber was
here as the agent of the meat trust,
and his address was an effort to get
the trust's side of the case before the
public at the expense of the congress
and seemingly with its indorsement.
The Question was hotly debated Tor
an hour and Thurber was severely
criticized both for his present action
and for his connection with the sen
ate sugar scandal.
Finally the whole matter of the
trusts was left to the resolutions
Seattle gets the next meeting.
A SCIENTIFIC DEATH.
Physician Takes Morphine and
Writes Down Sensations While He
Kansas City, Aug. 21. Dr. S. L.
Foote, aged 80 years, died at his office
at Argentine, Kan., a suburb, during
the night from morphine, taken ap
parently by mistake. He left a note
describing his death struggles and
gving directions for disposal of his
property. "It is now after 3 o'clock
and I feel I am dying," he wrote. "My
head Ib clear and my brain works per
fectly I feel tho spasm coming
and then I will be gone. Good-bye."
MENACE TO LIBERTY
RUSSELL SAGE DECLARES
COMBINATIONS ARE BAD.
Says if Era of Combinations of Cap
ital Ensues American People Will
Certainty Revolt Against Them.
New York Aug. 21. In an interview
printed today, Russell Sage says he
does not agree with Morgan regarding
the consolidating and combination of
all the great interests.
"Combinations of all great Indus
tries are a menace to the govern
inent," he declared. "They are not
only a menace but are oppressors of
"Should an era of combinations en
sue the American people will certain'
ly revolt against them, and if they
do there will be financial ruin such as
people never dreamed of in the his
tory of the world."
Is Honored by Appointment as Con
sul to Society Islands.
San Francisco, Cal., Aug. 21. W.
F. Doty, lately a theological student
at Princeton, sailed today to assume
the duties of his new .position as
United States consul In the Society
Islands, a post to which he was ap
pointed by President Roosevelt Mr.
Doty succeeds his brother J. L. Doty,
who has held the position for 12
years. He was formerly chief page of
the United States senate. He was
graduated from Princeton University
with honors In 1890 and entered the
theological seminary, but 111 health
forced his retirement, and he went as
a missionary and United States edu
cational agent to Alaska. He is spe
cializing in the study of comparative
religion and intends to continue this
study in Tahiti.
Newnort. R. I.. Aug. 21. Society
fnlk turned out in full force today to
witness the wedding of Miss Mary Mc-
Calla and Lieutenant Arthur MacAr
thur, U. S. N. The bride is the daugh
ter of Cantain Bowman H. McCalla
of the navy and the bridegroom the
son of Major General MacArtnur, or
tho army, and prominent officers of
both branches of the service were
among those in attendance. The cer
emony was followed by an elaborate
reception, to which sou invitations
Denies That Remington Was Insane.
Newport, R. I., Aug. 21. Edward
Remington, brother of Robert R. Rem.
ington, who killed hlmself-at the New
port reading rooms, arrived from
Pittsburg last night and two hours
later loft for the former home of the
family at WiUlamsport, Pa., where
his brother's body will be burled.
Boy King of Spain Has an
Madrid, Aug. 21. A press corres
pondent learns confirmatory details of
the suspicious eccentricity of King
Alfonso's behavior during his recent
provincial tour. His majesty repeat
edly gave evidence of his lack of men
tal balance and his actions have caus
ed the people of the provinces to fear
that their ruler is really demented.
At the Ovedlo reception the king
complained of being bored anC asked
why he could not go to bed. Senor
Pacheco explained that etiquette de
manded that the people must leave
first A moment later, during a hush,
the king doubled his fists, placed
them to his mouth in Imitation of a
bugle and sounded taps.
Everybody stood aghast and look
ed toward the king, who again Sound
ed taps, stretched his arms and yawn
The Trust Busines is Branching Into
Baltimore, Md., Aug. 21. The
stockholders of tho Baltimore - Poto
mac railroad company met here today
and ratified the agreement of merger
and consolidation of the Philadelphia,
Wilmington - Baltimore and the Bal
timore and Potomac rail.road com
panies, the consolidation to be known
as the Philadelphia, Baltimore &
Washington railroad company. Both
roads are controlled by the Pennsyl
The financial plan of tho company
Includes the issue of 507,000 shares
at the par value of $50 a share of
$25,350,000, which will be owned by
the Pennsylvania and the Northern
Central Railway companies. Consoli
dated mortgage bonds are to bo Issued
to pay for the cost to be assessed for
the union terminals to be erected in
Washington, a part of the cost of
which Is to be assessed against the
Baltimore & Ohio and a part against
the Pennsylvania, as owner of the
Baltimore & Potomac
AND STILL ANOTHER.
Kansas Places a Third Ticket In the
Topeka, Kas., Aug. 21. In response
to the call issued last month a mass
convention of Populists is in session
here today to nam a state ticket and
adopt resolutions. Tho convention
r-presents the straight-out populists
that nominated Wharton Barker, of
Philadelphia, for the presidency two
years since and agreed upon a fusion
SONS OF HERRMAN
Having a Big Annual Meeting In
Great Falls, Mont, Aug. 21. .The
annual meeting of the Montana grand
lodge Sons of Herman, which began
its sessions here today, is the most
largely attended meeting in tne nis
tory of the state branch of the order.
The sessions are being held in Luther
hall, Grand President Louis Weigel,
of Helena, presiding. The report of
the grand secretary, Samuel Flschel,
shows tho affairs of the order to be
in excellent condition. The ladies'
auxiliary of the order is also in ses
sion and visitors are being royally
entertained by the members of Bis
marck lodge of this city.
NO MESSENGERS TODAY.
Second Strike of Western Union Boys
Causes Trouble In Chicago,
Chicago, Aug. 21. Tho merchants
and brokers today wero forced to
work without messenger boys and all
business depending upon the tele
graph Bervlce was seriously obstruct
ed as a result of a second strike of
the boy. The Western Union tried
to employ boys, to take the places of
the strikers, but were unable to do so.
Said That Operators of Wales Offer
to Land it Cheaply.
New York, Aug. 21. The local coal
Journal says that Welsh coal opera
tors agree to deliver their product at
the wharves in Boston, New York
Phladelphia and Baltimore at from $5
to $6.68 per ton, acordlng to quality.
Aching Void Where His Brain
ed. Tho people took the hint and filed
At Loon tho king was mot by a bril
liant procession to escort him to the
town hall. On tho way a triumphal
arch attracted his attention and in
a loud voice ho called on his driver
to stop, then unslung his camera and
took pictures of tho arch from every
conveivablo position, delaying tho pro
cession 10 minutes.
At Santander the king received the
city's keys on a street stand. As the
keys were handed to his majesty the
people shouted "long live the king."
In tho stillness which followed the
king leaned toward tho Duke Do Ve
ragua, who was on another stand, and
"Say, duke, you did not get anything
this time, did you?"
He then laughed boisterously at
the duke's confusion.
BUYING SCHOOL LANDS.
Great R,ush of Speculators Into Coos
County on Strength of Railway.
Empire Aug. 21. Ever since tho an
nouncement that tho construction of
the long, proposed railway to Coos
Bay would bo commenced within a
short time, there has been a great
rush to purchase the school lands of
Coos county. At present 1 every acre
of unlocated school lands within 35
miles of Coos Bay has been taken and
eager speculators are anxiously look
ing for more.
Some of the land may prove value
less as an income producer, but in
tho rush for land the buyers took
everything that was offered, and as
the land cost but $1.25 per acre' the
loss cannot be very much, should the
land prove absolutely worthless. In
Currey county there has also been
quite a rush for lands and nearly all
the school land of value has boon pur
chased. Tho same is reported of the
timber lands of Lake, Kalamah and
Much of tho school land of Coos
county has been bought up in anticl
pation of the establishment of a for
est reserve in this section, as tho
minute tho reserve is created those
lands inside Its boundaries become
of value, as they can bo used as re
serve scrip for tho selection of lieu
BIDDING HIM GOOD-BYE.
President's Friends are Wishing Him
Bon New England Voyage.
Oyster Bay, L. I., Aug. 21. Presl
dent Roosevelt was visited by a num
ber of his neighbors today who called
to pay their respects before ho do
parts for his trip through New Eng
land. Final preparations for tho trip
have been made and according to
schedule ho will leave tomorrow for
Boston, stopping en route at New
Haven. Tho party will include Secre
tary Cortelyou and other membors of
the president's official family.
CAUSED BY EATING 8HELLFI8H.
Authorities In Manila Attribute Choi
era Spread to This Cause.
Washington, Aug. 21. In their re
ports to tho war department, the
health authorities at Manila attribute
tho spread of cholera largoly to oat
lng the raw shellfish. Tho number
of deaths In tho archipelago has al
leady passed tho 10,000 mark.
Receive the White Veil.
Philadelphia, Pa., Aug. 21. Twen
ty-five postulants, Including several
young women of wealth and social
prominence, today received tho white
veil of the Sisterhood of tho Third
Order of St. Francis at the Convent
of Our Lady of tho Angels at Glen
Riddle. Archbishop Ryan officiated
at the ceremonies and was assisted
by several prominent priests. To
morrow there is to bo another inter
esting ceremony at the convent when
nine sisters will celebrate the sliver
jubilee of thlr entrance into tho or
der. The sisterhood pf tho Third
Order of St. Francis was first estab
lished In this country' In 1855, sinco
which time it has spread rapidly until
there are now five motherhoods lo
cated In different parts of the coun
Not Thought Probable the Enemy
Will Put in an Appearance Today,
on Account of Clearness of Atmos
phere. Rockport, Mass., Aug. 21. Tho
morning broke clear nnd ploasant and
the atmosphero wns all that could bo
desired for tho vessols of the squad
ron defending this coast from tho
It Is not probablo "tho onomy" will
put In an appcaranco at any point
along the const today, ns thcro Is 110
bnzo to obscuro his movements.
NEW YORK MARKET.
Reported by I. L. Ray A Co., Pendle
ton, Chicago Board of Trade and
New York Stock Exchange Brokers.
Now York, Aug. 21. Tho grain
markets wore- nil firm today, corn
showing tho best gain of tho day
over a cent. Llvorpool closed 5 10
Now York opened 72 for Decombor,
sold up to 73 , closing 73, with Sop
tombor 75. Chicago, 67 to 67
Closed yestorday, 72.
Opened todny, 72.
Range today, 72Q73.
Closed today, 73.
St. Paul, 185.
Unoln Pacific, 108.
L. & N., 154.
Wheat In 8an Francisco.
San Francisco, Aug. 21. Whoat
$1.13 por cental.
Wheat In Chicago.
Chicago, Aug. 21. Whoat 70
THE GAGE LIBEL CASE
INTERESTING TE8TIMONY BY
FOREMAN PRI80N 8HOP8,
Foreman Ensile Told That Many Artl
cles of Furniture Made In the 8hops
Were Appropriated by the Gover
San Francisco, Aug. 21. Tho most
important witness this morning In tho
Sprcckles libel caso was II. A. Ensile,
foronian of tho carpontor shop at San
Quontln, who stated that tho convicts
had mado numerous articles of roa
hogany furniture; fivo bodsteadB, a
dining tablo, otc, most of which was
In tho homo of Josoph Aguorro.
Ono of tho bedsteads mado for
Gcorgo McDougall, a guard, had the
letter "G" Btamped on It This Is a!
leged to now bo In tho governor's res
Idcnco. In ono caso Ensllo paid for
tho lumber, keoplng a bedstead.
A Race War.
Now Orleans, Aug. 21. Advices
from Tupelo, Miss., stato that a raco
riot broke out thoro this morning and
that four whites and 10 negroes wore
killed and wounded.
"Joss" Not Chinese.
Chicago Chronlclo: "It's a mlstako
to supposo that 'Joss s a Chlneso
word," says a retlrod ship's carpon
ter. "I'vo travolod a good deal In tho
Orient In my tlmo and In tho odds
and ends of Interesting Information
I picked up was a knock-out of tho
genuineness of 'Joss' as a Chlneso
word. Chlnamon only know 'Johh'
when they come In contact with
Europeans. A Chlneso priest tliut I
became chummy with in Hankow
told mo that thoro was no Biich word
In Chlneso, IIo oxplaned that tho
word was a corruption of tho Spanish
word 'DIos and had come Into uso
through tho missionaries, Many early
missionaries, bo said, wcro Spanish
priests, and their pronunciation of
'DIos was spoodlly corrupted Into
'Joss' by natlvo tongues and applied
to tho Chinese dietloB. It's only on
the Chlneso seaboard that tho word
Ib understood by Chlnamon. In tho
intorlor, tho priest told mo, tho coles
tlals had no knowledge of lt.'
Would Treat 'Em Like Rabbits.
Wo wero a llttlo too hasty In our
report last weok concerning tho coun
ty court furnishing wiro netting for
rabbit drives, This they promised to
do to a commftteo of citizens that
waited on them, but backed out on
tho proposition next day, It plight bo
well for tho farmers to take In hand
tho exterminating of the rabbits and
county court too, whenever opportu
nity offers. Burns Times-Herald,
Mrs. Theresa O'Brien, a pioneer res
ident of Astoria, died Monday evening
of heart failure, aged 67.
Havoc Wrought in Delaware
Pulp Works by Explosion
From Unknown Cause,
BODIES OF THIRTEEN VIC
TIMS HAVE BEEN FOUND.
Five Buildings Were Wrecked and
Seething Acid From Vats Swept
Over Workmen and Bodies Wer
Wilmington, Dol., Aug. 21. Up to
noon today 13 men nro known to b
(load as a result of an explosion In the
Dolowaro pulp works yestorday after
noon, nnd a dozon olhors aro missing.
Tho bodlos of tho following have
boon rocovorod and Idontlflod: John
McCormlck, William Burko, Granville
Waltor, James Stokes, Franklin Har
ris, Goorgo Wright, Josoph Lauback
or, Josoph Honry, Josoph Naglo,
Zacharla Collins, Jamos Jostor, John
Durham and John Laubnckor.
Ovor 150 mon woro omployod in the
mills. Soothing acid from ono of the
vats covered many of tho mon, kill
ing thorn Instantly. Tho bodies re
covered woro horribly manglod.
Pollco and flromon worked at the
ruins all night Tho scono was a
most distressing ono, many women
and children remaining for hours call
lng for tholr lost husbands and fath
ers. It Ib bolloved a number of bodies
wero blown Into tho Christina River.
Tho cause of tho explosion Is no
known. Fivo buildings wero wrocked,
ontalllng a loss of $40,000.
"KILL AND BURN" SMITH.
Says That Criticism Is Part of Sol
Portsmouth, O., Aug. 21. Gonoral
Jacob II. Smth, waa tondorod a pub
lic rocoptlon horo Inst night and a
banquet later, at which ovor 70 ropre
sontatlvo citizens participated. In
rosponso to tho address of wolcomo.
dollvorod by Mayor Mllstead, Gonoral
Smith spoko In part as follows: "For
tho humblo part which I took In bring.
ing into subjugation tho tribes of Sa.
mar I am awaro that thoro has been
much criticism, but to take criticism
Is part of a soldlor'n training. I have
already had occasion to say that he
must tako what comes to him without
complaint and lot his country say
whether ho has acted tho part of a
soldier or not. My sword Is still at
tho command of my commandor-ln
ANOTHER RICH 8TRIKE.
Valuable Free-Milting Ore Found Near
Huntington, Or., Aug. 21. N&ws
was rocolvod horo Tuesday ovonlng
of an oxtrnordlnarlly good discovery
In tho lower Malheur roglon about 20
miles from this placo. A lodgo of
freo-mllllng oro avoraglng eight foot
In width nnd assaying ns high as
$1910 por ton, was Btruck and located
by a prospoctor whoso namo Is as yot
unknown to tho correspondent. The
Information was rocolvod on good au
thority and a numbor of oxports loft
town this morning to ascortalu the
authenticity of tho report and to make
adjoining locations If possible.
Thoso who aro acquainted with
that section of tho country aro not
surprised at tho news, as prospectors
there claim that It contains a rich
Arrested for Stealing Watch.
A man named Illnoa was arrested
this morning by Shorlff Taylor with
a stolon watch in his possession.
Hlnes was caught In a peculiar way.
IIo had been working for a man south,
of horo and whlla on tho placo a
ladles' gold watch disappeared.
Hlnes was working later for another
man and this farm or seeing him with
a nice looking watch in his posses
sion, asked, In a Joking way, whoro-
he stolo tliut watch. Hlnes blushed
and stammored a reply, which caused
the man who askod the question, not
thinking at tho tlmo, that It was a
stolen watch, to grow suspicious,
After a llttlo Inquiry ho learned of '
the disappearance of the watch and as
It answered the description of tho one
Hlnes had, ho Informed tho sheriff,
who arrested tho thief. Ho will bo ar-
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