DAILY EVENING EDITION ITION rr i r . xr,4t.... Tonight and Saturday Increas or t LEK. ing cloudiness. PENDIETOIN", UMATlLiLA COUNTY, OREGON, PI? 1 DAY, OCTOUElt , 1002. NO. -1554 1 1 Vf&7 1 Burning -Strick Is- kND r vFEARED vrnltu IMIIes DIs vard to Iflre is !. district are filled rturerwbik l re use us 'to; i agines crushed Jgitjtbs are B -feared a loss'; at. property EES " cArrof E J FORTS. Furious cln Moros but Blight der Cap- nth Cav- 'gto7WJrishes on and " Tubnf slytlilB week, A jtroatiit,lx forts on B"aCtb;'wiiPMn a cour- Jfjwte y BrtaNMhtlor Lamp Ompxmmrmwme : was pre- MHlt iijbft"f11a8t Moro :9fti AiBttjloMi column jfcJffit Macin .mmK'mkr the Mo- Ml fUtmSmh a brass erected SJlrst viBlt IT, William 'command oroa and em out-, eci-s un- ."had con swamp The column Btrail and esatrar.M ot tne i.- The MotmJmeed but Je.and iw sjfsen as the ripenw! joa' .tkMwt i PershiBr JtiA v e4e re to de .forte' HBlDnniawMoros make - - - - 1 1 1 1 . re Kiiiuu ong the er ol.;1 mner, In fan Mli the Macin TH. at Napa, .The 4 land Mrs. the coun- ly killed and an- y an ac- i cart 'M iMHpjpjHey were and ta-wMy MA loft their nbme ta fWhlle on tno vemuio all thrown JlH'.th, ultlng in babp and nd other ead child the fnne- it will be DER. an Elevator Killed. e elevator noon to- iwero injur- rlntendent, were kill- a,re all wo- Ivery. otlce was this mom- as to get rday night, e. The in that there ease him. murdeiing mm re ilOllK AS ,rvioctvn!fiB acne is n4 MMMe .HUM)., .ML. u 4 oil. tmm mm mm IT WAS A FROST. Proposition to Make Portland an Open Town Failed. Portland, Oct, 3. Thero was great disappointment among the spectators In tho council chamber yesterday afternoon 'when the much-tallccd-of "Merrill Gambling Resolution" came up. Tho galleries were crowded with gamblers, boosters, steerers and their ilk, while tho ante-rooms down stairs were crowded "with tho "boss" gam blers and a couple of their legal rep resentatives. All wero on the anxious scat. They wore compelled to sit or stand and listen to all the dry rou tine business of the session, which was quite lengthy. The ast thing on Auditor Devlin's desk was the reso lution. It was called up and took its regular course, and then a motion to adjourn was carried. The spectators looked at one an other in amazement. They -wandered what had become of tho resolution to throw the town open. They did not realize that tho harmless little resolution last read had bearing on their cases and left the chamber dis gusted with themselves for putting In a whole afternoon waiting for something which did not materialize. Kentucky W. C. T. U. Madlsonvllle, Ky., Oct. 3. Whito rlbboners have rallied here In force for the annual state convention of the Women's Christian Temperanote Union. The gathering will be formal ly opened tonight with Mrs. P. E. Beauchamp, of Lexington, presiding, The sessions continue until the mid die of next week and a program of unusual interest has been arranged. Ofllcers reports prepared for presen tatiou to the convention show a year of great activity for the organization, JOHN WHITEAKER FIRST GOVERNOR OF OREGON DIED LAST NIGHT. Came to the Coast In 1849 and Was Elected Governor of Oregon In 1858. Eugene, Or., Oct 3. John Whito aker, the. first governor of tho state of Oregon, died last night at his res idence in this city. He was 82 years of age. About three weeks ago he had a stroke of paralysis, since which time his life had been despaired of. (John Whitaker was born in Dear born county, Indiana, In 1820. He came to ','he Pacific Coast in 1849 and to Oregon In 1852. His early life was spent on a farm in his native state. At the age of 25 he married Miss N. J. Hargrove, of Illinois, and on the discovery of gold In California, mov ed to that state. He returned to Ill inois in 1851 and brought his family to Oregon. He settled in Lane cjun. ty in 1852, where he was successive ly elected county judge and a mem ber of the legislature. He was In augurated governor of Oregon July 8, 1858.) MOORE ELECTED PRESIDENT. Republican League at Chicago, Elects Officers and Attends Other Business. Chicago, Oct. 3. J. Hampton Moore, of Philadelphia, was unani mously elected president of tho Na tional League of Republican Clubs. B. W. Weeks was re-elected secreta ry. The convention Indorsed Presi dent Roosevelt's administration; urges statehood of Oklahoma, Arizo na and New Mexico, and condemns the trusts. KEPT DREYFUS AWAY. Madam Zola Requests Him Not to Attend Her Husband's Funeral. Paris, Oct, 3. Madam Zola re quested Dreyfus not to attend her husband's funeral for fear of a popu lar disturbance. The funeral occur red today, a vast throng of people attending. Prince of 81am Sails. London. Oct. 3. The Crown Prince of Slam, Chowfa Maha Vajiravudh, whose sightseeing and investigations have kept him on this side of the Atlantic considerably longer than at first contemplated, finally sailed for Now York today, accompanied by his numerous suite. The crown prince says he expects to visit President Roosevelt, make a two months tour of America and then sail for Japan and home. Czar to Vlsi1 London. London, Oct. 3. Tho czar and czarina of Russia have announced that they will visit London in the spring of 1903. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT He Makes a Plain Statement to the Miners and Operators and Appeals to Their PatriotismNo Set tlement Reached. Washington, D. C, Oct 3. Tho momentous day for the strike confer ence called by President Roosevelt found the participants up bright and early in preparation for the event Tho labor representatives breakfast ed at an parly hour with President Gompors and then tho entire labor delegation held a secret conference. Tho mine operators also had an early breakfast and denied overy one ad mittance to their special car. Mr. Rixcy was the first caller at the temporary White House this morn ing. He was followed by Secretary Root and Mr. Wright, with whom the president again revlewd the particu lars of the mine troubles. In the rooms below the scene ot conference a hundred reporters and photogra phers arc watching and waiting, while on the outside is stationed a large force of bicycle messenger boys. Strike Leaders Arrive First. President Mitchell, acompanlcd by District Presidents Nichols and Fahy were the first arrivals upon the scene of action, reaching tho temporary White House at 11 o'clock, having walked from the street car. He was clad in frock coat and slouch hat. The delegation of mine operators ap peared shortly afterward in carriages. Suppressed Excitement. Suppressed excitement was evi dent on all sides. The principle in the conference, and those present out of curiosity or interest, showed plainly they felt the importance of the occasion. The morning conference lasted only 20 minutes, after which it ad journed until 3 in the afternoon. A statement is expected shortly. Roosevelt States the Case. President Roosevelt Greeted all the visitors cordially and in some cases, familiarly, and then plunged imme diately into the matter at hand. He addressed the following remarks to the members of the conference: "I wish to call your attention to tho fact that three parties are seri ously affected by the present strike the operators, tho miners and the general public. I speak for neither the operators or the miners, but for the public. "The Questions at issue affect im mediately all the parties concorned, but the public most vitally. As long as there seems a reasonable hopo of an adjustment ot tho differences be tween you, I did not think it proper to Intervene. I still disclaim any right or duty to intervene in this way upon legal grounds or official re lation, but tho urgency of tho case, and the terrible nature of the catas trophe now lmpendlnc over a Urge part of tho people in the shape of a furl famine Impel me. after much anxious thought, to use whatever and all Influence I personally can bring to bear to end a situation which has become literally intolerable. "I wish to emphasize tho character of tho situation and urgently insist that each one of you must realize the heavy burden of responsibility now resting upon you. Tho evil Ir so apalllng and so far reaching that I think you are required to sink tho tenacity with which you cling to OVER A CLIFF. Idaho Stage Went to Bottom With Living Freight, Shoshone Falls, Idaho, Oct. 3. A party of Omaha and Shoshone people while driving down the precipitous grade near the Bluo Lakes yesterday, were pitched over the cliff, a dis tance of nearly 100 feet. Mm. S, Tuckford. of Omaha, had her log broken and was pinned to the ground by an Iron bar, which was forced al most through the broken limb. Miss Allie Wilson, of Omaha, and Miss Hanson, of Shoshone, were severely bruised. Tho party were driving down the steepest part of tho grade when tho horscb became unmanagea ble and plunged over the cliff, drag ging tho load with them. One of the horn's was killed, the wagon wieclc ed and most of the party pinned tin- dor the wrockago for hours, I.lllle S BOTH your respective claims and meet up on common grounds. "Because of tho necessity ot tho public, I ask Immediate resumption of operations. "I don't invito a discussion of your respcctlvo claims, but appeal to your patriotism, to tho spirit of generos ity that sinks personal considerations and makes individual sacrifices for the public good." Then the president gavo copies of his address to each member and sug gested adjournment until 3 o'clock to give time for them to think over the situation In tho light in which ho had presented it. The guests aTOcd and left Immediately. Miners Are Happy. Tamaqua, Pa.. Oct 3." Extreme quiet marked tho day hero. Tho miners are happy In the belief that the strike is near an end. An Im mense parade was formed at Summit Hill last night and inarched tho streets displaying numerous bannors with inscriptions of "hurrah for to morrow." Roosevelt Hopeful. Washington. Oct 3. Secretary Root and Secretary Moody held n conference with President Roosevelt after adjournment of the morning session. All three express hope of good results. Justice Brewer as Arbitrator. New York, Oct. 3. It Is currently reported In the Stock Exchange hero this afternoon that President Rcose velt, after reading his statement at tho conference, offered to refer the whole question to Justice Brewer as solo arbitrator and that Presldont Mitchell at once assented. The pres Idents of the coal roads asked limo to discuss tho matter privately, thus causing adjournment. Meet Again for Business. Washington, Oct. 3. Messrs. Baor, Markle and Fowler, coal road presi dents, arrived at tho White House to renew tho conference at 3 o'clock, followed Immediately by President Mitchell and party. Teddy Scolds Both 8ldes. Other operators arrived at 3:15, Tho president Immediately called tho conference to order. It has been learned that Wright privately told the president this morning things that were not contained in tho official roport. The presiucnt scored both sides vigorously. Ho blamed tho op erators for employing undesirable Immigrant element on tho piece basis and encouraging idleness and spoke of the poor mechanical equipment of the mines. On tho other hand, ytop or discipline Avas endangered by too much unionism. He blames all .vlo lence to tho foreign minors. Cas satt, although specially Invited, fall ed to appear. Mitchell Says No Settlement Washington, Oct. 3. Tho coal op erators left tho conference at o'clock. Haer said the matter whs In the hands of President Roosevelt and If any settlement was made it would come from him. At &:10 Pres ident Mitchell left, and said tho re suit was that thero was no settle ment. Hansen, an 11-year-old girl, made lior way in the darkness through the brush and field to a farm houso and brought help to the Injured tourists. Massachusetts Republicans Boston, Mass., Oct 3. The ropuh llcan stato convention asscmble-l to day in tho Boston theater wllli Hon, John D, Ixng, ex-secrctary of the navy, presiding. There are no con tests for any of tho nominations. Lieutenant Governor John L. Dates will bo named for governor and Cur tis Guild, Jr., for Iho second plant on the ticket Young Jackson Arrested. Chicago, Oct 3.- Young Peter Jackson, was hilled to fight hero to night hut was arrested on his arriv al this afternoon upon an old war rant for disturbing tho peace. NEW YORK MARKET. Reported by I. L. Ray A. Co., Pendle ton, Chicago Board of Trade and New York Stock Exchange Brokers. New York, Oct 3. Tho grain markets wcro nil strong today, wheat gaining n half cent nnd corn n cont and closing about tho top. Liverpool closed Yt higher, E 1014. . Now York opened 74W and closed 7l4. Chicago closed 74 &?U. Stocks wero firm early, but closed lower. St Paul, 103. Union Pacific. 1054. L. & N., 139VS. Steel, 404. Wheat In Chicago, Chicago, Oct. 3. Wheat fi9i 70. SHEEP POISONED. Three Hundred Head Died at Halley, Idaho. Halley, Idaho, Oct. 3. About 300 head of sheep belonging to Judge Stookslagor rtre dead nt tho mouth of East Fcrk. and others aro reported to bo dying. It Is bclloved that tho sheep have boon poisoned nnd an In vestigation Is being mado. Judgo Stockslnger Is at present in Chicago. Chink's Rich Find. Baker City, Ore., Oct. 3. A China man who has leased tho Salmon crook placer mines hns discovered n gold nugget worth $15,000. Tills Is by far the largest niiggot over illr.cnvor ed in this stato and so far as In known Is tho largest one over found In tho United States. Tlw mlna from which tho nugget wan takim has hcen work ed over for yara by whltu mon nnd for some yenrp It has been le:iwt to Chinamen. Tho dlf.covury caused intense excltem'.-n; In 'liU fliy SHAW IS OVERRULED RESERVE FUND CANNOT BE PUT ON THE MARKET, Comptroller Rldgley Says Secretary' Action Was Unauthoritative and Twenty-five Per Cent of Reserve Fund Must Be Returned. Washington, Oct 3. Comptroller of tho Currency Rldgley this morning overruled Secretary Shaw's action authorizing national hanks to release 25 per cent of tho rcsorvo fund. Ho held up ono bank'B statement ami ro fused to approvo it until tho roaorvo fund was rocovored. Comptroller Illdgoly takes tho ground that Shaw's notion was un authoritative without tho comptroll er's sanction. This movo will result Hn tho withdrawal from tho money market nil icsorvo funds, thus ro leased by banks that availed thum selves or Shaw's offer. Tho total was $30,000,000, but It Is not believed to be more thnn half distributed. Bad Influence on Market Now York, Oct. 3. Tho whole list of stocks nagged away from ono four points today when Comptroller llldgeluy's decision was received Tho only hopo Is that his action Will In turn bo overruled. Denies the Statement Washington, Oct. '3. Comptroller Rldgely dculcH tho report that ho ve toed Shaw's order. He says the dual decision rests with the accrotary, with whom hn is In full accord, and with whom he had had several :ou ferencos rogardlng the subjoct Ho says tho roport Bent out Is wholly un founded as he has no luttmtlon to overrule Hhaw ur attempt such thing. a McFadden vs. Sieger, Baltimore. Md., Oct. 3. Tonight George McFadden will be soon In the squared circle for the first tlmo since he was defeated by Joo Gnn at wan Francisco u few months ago, ills opponent h to ho Churllo Hloger of Jersey City nnd the -bout Is slatod for the arena of tho Eureka Athletic Club, this city. Should ho win the decision over Sieger, McFadden will endeavor to get on another go at oneo with Guns. Strike In Alabama. Birmingham, Ala., Oct 3, Five thousand milium employed by the Tennessco Coal and Iron Company, were ordered U quit woik Monday on account of tho company's rofusul to collect-assessments to aid tho an thracite strikers In casos where men objected to paying sumo. Mad Elephant Poisoned, Now York, Oct, 3. Tho mad ele phant, "Tom," was executed In Cen tral Park Zoo this morning. Tho beast was given cyanide of potas sium. B.&0. Eight Trainmen Meet Death in Wreck in Tunnel Near Cornwallis, MOANS OF INJURED STOCK MAKE NIGHT HIDEOUS. Mistaken Orders Cause Two Freight Trains to Crash Together -Tunnel Full of Debris Not Yet Clear ed by Wrecking Trains. Pnrkcrsliurg, Oct. 3. An east bound freight train on the Baltimore & Ohio railroad, collided with a west hound freight In tho middle of a tun nel near Cornwallis, last night. Engineer Fred Plcrco, Brakoman John Miller, James Hannlgan, W. Goosmnu. of Grafton; Fritz Pach mnnn, of Milwaukee, nnd nn unknown tramp wcro killed. Engineer Wil liam Somorvlllo nnd Flroninn K'.rk pntrlck, of Orofton, wore fatally In jured. Two dend tramps wero re ported burlod In Uio wreckage Thoro wero threo cars of tattlo nnd ono ot hogs in tho east-bound train. Tho moans of tho Injured nnd maimed Btock mado tho night hide ous. Twenty cars wero smashed, with the effect of blockading tho tunnel nB completely as a chargo rammed Into a gun. Wrecking trains nro working nt both ends of tho tunnel, but tho trnck Is not yet clear. Tho cause of tho acldont wns mistaken orders. THREE MORE WRECK8. An Epidemic of Railroad Disasters Causing Loss of Life, Dallas, Texas, Oct. 3. Meager re ports wcro rccolved horo this after noon of ii pnsscngor train on the Southern Pacific being wrockod by a washout at Sandy Fork. Many pas sengers nro reported Injured. PhyBl clnnB have been sent from Snn Anto nio on n special train. Headend Colllsslon of Freights. Brazil, hid., Oct. 3. A headend collision of two frolght trains near ReolsvIIlo on tho Vnndnlla lino oc curred t Ii i foronoon, Flroman Geo. Colo wns killed, and Engineers John Cunnlnghnm nnd Frank Booth of Torro Ilnuto, and Conductor Harry Reeves, badly, If not fntnlly injured. Ono holler oxplodod, throwing tim bers 50 feet high. Wreck of Passenger Train. East Dcerflcld, Mass., Oct 3. IA heavily loaded passenger train col lided with a switch engine In tho yards hero this morning, killing En gineer William Wodgowood, Conduc tor Oaorgo Pnrmonter, of aroouuehl, and fntally Injuring Brakoman How ard Smith. Tim passengers uninjured. wero FIRE AT HUNTINGTON. Destroys Portion of Stock Yards and O. R. &. N. Icehouse. Huntington, Or., Oct. 3. Tho Oro- gon Short Lino Company's largo Ico houso was entirely destroyed by flro WedncBdny night between 9 and 10 o'clock. A very strong wind prevail ed nnd a portion, of the stock ynrds wore destroyed, unit It wns with diffi culty that any portion was Baved. A largo herd or cattlo woro con fined In tho yiirdB, but they woro Im mediately driven to safe dlBtauco. Tho Icohouso was a largo frame Htrucluro, 60x150 feet. Tho total loss Is estimated at 3000. Tho origin of tho firo Is not definitely known. Chicago's New Hotel. Chicago. III.. Oct 3. Tho million dollur addition to tho Auditorium An- nox was thrown opon to tho public today. Tho now addition rnakea tho famous hotel, ono of the largoet ns well ns most magnificent hoatolrlos n the world. Now offices have been added to tho building an elegant now cafe, and n lobby containing tho Tiffany fountain which was oxhiijiioa nt tho Bulfnlo exposition nro also features of tho addition to tho hotol. All the corridors anu iialla of the building uro finished In tho finest of Italluu marble. Contract Awardnd. Washington. Oct. -.Secretary Moody toddy awarded Hit1 cruitnint for tho building of the battleship I)iilfllnna to the Newport Nowh Ship building Company, work to he coni- WRECK pleted in 41 months.