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PENDLETON", TJMATIXiLA COUNTY, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBEli 8, 1902.
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?WS GRAND PARADE.
d the Tiresome Ordeal
way Horse Slightly In
al Old 8oldlers In the
D. C., Oct 8. "loot's
irades; It may bo tho last
over take part In."
what a gray-haired vot-
ald this morning at the
id fnr tho different Btate
f the Q. A. It. to move
formation places for
ado. The belief that it
sir last chance to march
Her to shoulder Is whnt
Hhc age-worn veterans to
Ditnre that followed for
hours. Fortunato It was
Ions results followed and
credit of that is duo to
ins of Washington, who,
man, volunteered their
tho occasion. Following
thore was the surgeon's
long young men and the
Id veterans stood the tire-
wonderfully well. The
ty of them marched with
ten If they wero not as
King commands as in the
And they demonstrated
does not take a man out
(ce, whatever may he the
; rules: They carried -the
id some of them carried
kets and knapsacks and
rhey were on their feet
j.mornlng, before the na-
fand several1 hours on the
mlrlle of tho dny, though
iras greatly shortened as
nth those of previous on-
gements were all that
sired, but a Grand Army
big an affair to he
t fatigue. They may
but not many move
Sere nro many who think
ae has cotno to abandon
Spiring spectacle because
fatigue fall upon those
eoplo would ahlold rather
t30 o'clock when the slg-
start wero fired. The
jule from the congrcsslon-
inldtng. Tho white ban-
land tho stars and stripes
an. Tho flaming stripes
pld of the flag were the
besldo the whlto silken
which perched tho
peace with a sprig of
Rk. Po the column an
reviewing stand, and
mem rode the com
f nf the Clrand Army,
lorranee, of- Minnesota,
oud Colonel' A. Noel
and marshal of the day
who escorted the com
stand, while the beau-
Hry of tho national capi-
a welcome befitting a
Piuers in peace. On the
ann weie seated the
cabinet officers and nu
(ho a. A. R. was hung
pre ana stripes and the
Sace approached, and tho
BU lorward airaln and
for several hours. The
kmmittee of the Grand
no Sons of Veterans cs
fway, and then came Jill.
me veterans of tho
Tho bands played
Mnp.Tramp, the Boys are
nu uolumbla Post, of
strong, marched down
Avenue as bravely' as
on that memorable dav
review of 1865. But tho
nusic and the applause
out of many of tho old
the only wondor Is that
Imake them all as sent!-
vero many of those who
oa lot tears course down
as they saw the Grand
tobably Its last grand re
sin followed Illinois, In lino with
Walcott Post ot Milwaukeo, leading,
Then came tho Pennsylvania posts
and their old battle flags, which at
traded much attention. Ohio led the
second division nnd was followed by
Now York, the Lafayette post of New
York City, and the Bldwell-Wllkinson
post of Buffalo, attracting especial
attention by their neat uniforms nnd
The third division was made up of
post from Connecticut, MassachU'
sottes, New Jersey, Maine, Califor
nia, Ithode Island, New Hampshire
Vermont, Virginia and North Caro
lina. In the fourth division were
Maryland, Nebraska, Michigan, Iowa
and Indiana. Minnesota, Missouri
and Kansas made good showing in
the sixth division. In the next
division tho department of Potomac
brought up the rear of the procession.
It was long after 'the noon hour
when tho last of the veterans had
marched by the White House. The
ontiro route was decorated lavishly,
every building, public and private,
being adorned with the stars and
stripes, bunting of red, white and
bluo, and the insignia of the G. A. It.,
and the various army corps, until the
oyo of tho spectator was sated with
the varied display. It is estimated
that 500,000 persons witnessed the
pageant. The morning trains brought
hundreds of visitors from all points
within a radius of a hundred miles
of Washington and seldom has the
capital entertained a larger crowd-
The parade was the feature of the
day. Everything else gave way to
It, and when the march was over
the veterans were in no mood to do
anything but rest and endeavor to
recuperate sufficiently to enjoy some
of the public functions arranged for
PJ', Pennsylvania ,. And
nrled off the Dalm in Aha
fgh Illinois. Jndlana Mid
M- fall far below' In tho
feterans In line. WlBcori-'
while the G. A. It. parade was
forming this morning a runaway
horse struck the New Hampshire dl
vision, injuring Hve veterans, none
President Views Parade.
President Roosevelt viewed a por
tion of the G. A- R- parade this morn
ing from a carriage. Members of
tho cabinet accompanied him and
were interested spectators of tho
Favor San Francisco:
Washington, Oct. 8. Developments
this morning make it seem almost
certain that San Francisco will be
chosen as the next meeting place of
the national encampment of the
Grand Army. The Callfornians open
ed wines nt their headquarters today
and commenced an active campaign.
General Shatter is one of the most
enthusiastic advocates of the Cali
fornia city. It Is understood that the
principal objection to San Francis
co was the high railway rates, but
this has been overcome by exception
ally low fares being promised. At
lantic City is San Francisco's clos
WARM FRIEND OF GENERAL
BOOTH LEAVES HUSBAND.
A Scandal in the Volunteers of Amer
ica at Seattle Wife of Captain
Jones and Mrs. Arlrlch Experience
a Change "of Heart
Seattle, Wash., Oct. 8. Thore is a
scandal in the local army of the Vol
unteers of America. The wife of
Captain Jones nnd Mrs. Carrie Ari
rich eloped last night with John
Schrel.ver and another man. Schrel
ver was recently converted but from
present appearance, was not very
The eloping couples have gone to
Los Angotes. Balllngton .Booth has
been notified at Chicago. General
Booth Is a great personal friend ot
Officers and members of the Vol
unteers are scandalized at tho ac
tions, and fear It will hurt their
cause in this city.
RIOT AND DEATH MINERS ARETFIRM
Wild Scenes of Bloodshed
in the Streets of New Orleans.
POLICE FIRE ON MOB-
GET WARM RECEPTION.
Men Dragged From Cars and Beaten
Into Insensibility May Die-
Citizens Refuse to Act as Special
Police and Militia Will Be Called
Dense Fog Causes Sinking of Eng
lish Steamer off Beachy Head.
London, Oct. 8. In a dense fog
this morning tire trans-Atlantic liner
Kron Prinze Wllhelm, ran into the
British steamer Robert Ingham,, off
Beachy Hoad tho latter sinking In
five minutes time. The Wllhelm pick
ed up 13 men of the crew belonging
to the wrecked steamer. Tho mate
and one passonger were drowned.
Nebraska Bank Robbery.
Davenport. Neb., Oct. 8. The safe
of the Lawde Hardware Company
wasjexacked', last "night .and- fCOijQ
stolen." The., robbers, hjade'-.Jbelr jds
cape. and loft no clew.
New Orleans, Oct 8. Terrific riot
ing on the streets of this city occur
red nt JO o'clock this morning, fol
lowing nn attempt to run street cars
with non-union employes.
The police opened fire on the crowd
of strikers, which was rftined by
the latter. One hundred shofew-sterc
fired during the fray and several po
licemen were badly wounded, as
were also a number of strikers.
In the confusion occasioned by the
fighting. Motorman Johnson and Con
ductor Clark were pulled off their
car and beaten into insensibility
They may die from the effects of the
rough handling they received.
Charles Ferguson, a striker, was
seriously wounded, and non-unionist
Kennedy seriously shot. Many po
licemen were discovered badly hurt
bjf the shower of paving stones used
as missiles and hurled at them by
The mayor has Issued a call for
volunteer service from citizens to
help maintain order as special police.
but only 30 responded. Another at
tempt .will he made to run the cars
The state militia will undoubtedly
be called out, ns the police qan not
possibly handle tho situation, and
citizens continue to refuse to servf
as extra police.
The attempt to run cars again this
afternoon is looked upon as a serious
undertaking, and morn bloodshed is
feared. The strikers are determined
and show no signs of letting up in
their attempt to keep cars from be
ng operated by "scabs."
Attack the Wounded.
At 11:30 tho mob attacked and
overturned tho police patrol wagon
filled with non-union men en route
to tho hospital. Several policemen
and a newspaper reporter, Robert
Edwards, -were badly injured in the
ensuing tight. The reporter's right
hand was torn off.
A non-union man was found lying
on the sidewalk In front of union
headquarters this afternoon. Ho was
unconscious from a beatitrc received
at the hands of strikers, and was
taken to tho Charity hospital, where
he died shortly afterward.
Another Battle Expected.
Dispatches havo been received
bringing tho news that 700 non-union
men from Chicago will arrive to
night. There will undoubtedly be a
battle upon their arrival, and It Is
impossible to foretell what will hap
pen If an attempt Is made to put
them to work.
Say the Whole United States
Army Could Not Compel
Them to Give Up,
SCURRILOUS PAPERS AND
In an Attempt to Belittle President
Mitchell and Stir Up Dissentlon
Among the Strikers Falls to
Wllkesbarre, Pa., Oct. 8. Pros'
dent Mitchell at 1 o'clock today Is
sued a statement saying that CO tele
grams had been received from as
many mass meetings in the anthra
cite region, stating that tho men
were resolved to remain out even if
the entire army of the United States
This does away with the Idea that
the men would return to work on ac-
courifof the presence of the troops.
It is expected tnat ovcry mining
town will bo heard from by this eve
ning, showlug that all the men ur
still united and will continue the
Asked to Confer.
New York, Oct. S. The anthracite
coal presidents received telegrams
this afternoon requesting them to at
tend a conference of tho Manufactur
ers' Association at Philadelphia to
morrow. It is believed some will accept.
Another Conference Fizzles.
Philadelphia. Oct. 8. There are
strong reasons to believe that, the
manufacturers' attempt to get Infor
mation from the coal operators at to
day's conference was a fizzle, "al
though President Parry announces
that n statement will be given out
NEW YORK MARKET.
Reported by I. L. Ray & Co., Pendle
ton, Chicago Board of Trade and
New York Stock Exchange Brokers.
New York-, Oct. S. Tho grain
markets were all higher today, cloa
lng prices being at tho high point
There seems to bo good buying or
ders awaiting for any decrease and
no disposition to press sales whon
tho market recedes. Now York
closed at 74 ?i. Chicago, 70 for Do
Closed yesterday, 74U.
Opened today, 74Uitt.
Rango today, 74V69i.
Closed today, 74.
St. Paul, 185.
L. & N., 137.
Union Pacific, 10ii.
GEN. BRAGG TRANSFERRED.
Goes From Havana to Hong Kong
Due to Cuban Protest.
Washington, Oct. 8, Genoral
Bragg, consul-general at Havana, has
been transferred to tho post of consul-general
nt Hong Kong, taking the
place of William Roubleo, who will
be sent to Havana.
The change is due to the protest
of the Cuban government on account
of the letter General Bragg wrote to
his wife, which sho made public and
in which he said tho United States
could mako a whistle of a pig's tall
as easily as a self-governing' nation
of the Latin raco.
O. S. L. ELECTS DIRECTORS.
Pendleton Will Be Largoly
Benefited by the Morrow
EXPERT BROPHY'S SECOND
TRIP TO THE SCENE.
Harrlman Board R. (turned With But
Salt l,ako, Utah, Oct. 8. At their
annual meeting In thlB city today,
the shareholders of tho Oregon Short
Line elected all tho former Harrlman
board of directors with tho oxcoptlnn
of Jones, who will be succeeded by
McCormick, of Salt Lako. It IB stat
ed this afternoon that negotiations
are now pending for tho operation ot
tho Short Lino south ot Salt Lake,
whereby there will ho but one rond
built through to Los Angolos.
DEATH DEALING WRECKS.
Six People Killed and Many Injured
bn Pennsylvania Road.
New -Brunswick, N. J., Oct 8.In
a rear-end collision between two
Pullman trains on tho main lind6f
tho Pennsylvania railroad, neaVMen
lo Park, at 9 o'clock this morning, six
people were killed and a large num
Shenandoah, Pa Oct. 8. Coinci
dent with the arrival of troops today
the country was flooded with scurril
ous papers and circular letters at
tacking President Mitchell and his
colleagues. Many are argumenta
tive and wero evidently issued with
the Inteutlon of stlrringup dissen
tlon among the miners.
To Pump Operators.
Philadelphia, Oct. 8. The Nation
al Manufacturers' Association com
mittee went into conference at the
Manufacturers' Club this morning
with a committee of mine operators
with a view to getting the latter'
side of the controversy.
Wllkesbarre, Pa., Oct. 8. Mitchell
arrived here this morning. He said
he had written a letter to President
Roosevelt, but decjincd to tell its
Strike Spreads in France.
Paris, Oct. 8. Tho ministerial cab
Inet met hero this afternoon to dls
cuss tho coal strike, which is spread
ing over the entire coal mining dls
trlcts of France.
Costly Fire In South.
Birmingham, Ala.. Oct. 8. Tho
buildings of the Moorc-Handloy Com
pany, the largest hardwaro dealers Itt
tho South, wero burned this foro
noon. Tho loss nmounts to half h
New York, Oct. 8. Dudley Evans
and Old Bard wero ro-olected direc
tors o ftho Wclls-Fa'rgo Company today.
Opposition to Merger.
Colorado Springs, Oct. 8. Consld
erablo opposition has arisen to thi
merging of the Irrigation and Trans
Mississippi Congresses. The day wrj
given over to its discussion, but no
derision has yet been reached.
Fire Under Control.
Beaumont, Texas, Oct. 8. Fires In
the oil wells are believed to be under
control". Reports of a heavy loss of
life were erroneous. .
OPERATORS ASK MITCHELL
FOR TERMS OF SETTLEMENT
Strike Leader Rushes Off to New York in Reply'to Telegram,
Believed Operators Want to End It.
Wllkesbarre, Pa., Oct. 8. At 3
o'clock this afternoon, after a hur
ried preparation, Mitchell and three
district presidents rushed off to New
York. Shortly after 2 o'clock Mitch
ell received a telegram from New
Pork which Immediately hcanged all
former plans. Ho hastily summoned
the .district presidents and bears
an evident air of Jubilation.
He refused, however, to say any
thing about the new turn ot affairs,
ft Is learned on what seems good au
thority, that the message was from
a prominent coal operator, and It is
believed that Mitchell and his colleagues-
will be asked to name the
terras for settling the strike. Tho
party will each New York at 9
Sage Is Better.
New York, Oct. . 8. Russell Sago,
the financier, who haH been near
death's door for weeks, Is reportod
better this morning.
DEATH IS EXPECTED
THE SULTAN OF TURKEY
IN CRITICAL CONDITION
Dispatch From Vienna Says He May
Expire at Any Minute Been In
Poor Health for Some Time.
Vienna, Oct 8. A message has
beeu received hero today which says
the sultan's condition Is very criti
cal, and that death Is cxpectod any
Hungary and Austria May Be 6ev
ered If Hungarian Resolutions Are
Buda Pest, Oct 8. Tho Hungarian
chamber reassembled today and is
discu&slng a resolution which de
mands tho separation of Hungary
and Austria and which also declares
favorably for the support of tho now-
ly-born son of Arcliduko Ferdinand
as tho next cmporor.
E8CAPE8 ON IRON HORSE.
Convict Steals Prison Engine and
Rides to Temporary Safety,
Foisom, Oct 8, Convict Flromarc
Murphy stnlo tho prison engine today
and escaped. Hundreds of shol'j
wero fired at the fleeing convict but
none took effect Murphy left tho en
glne at Alder Creek, and took to IhJ
woods. A posse was qulckfy formed
and is in pursuit.
CaDtured This Morning.
Convict Murphy was captured this
morning by Frank Millard, After
leaving the locomotive, ho spent last
night In an old beet sugar factory.
MillariJ covered him with his rlflo
and Murphy surrendered. Aldrlch
will be pardoned for his faithful ser
vico In attempting to head Murphy
Most Important Discovery of Late
Years of the World, In tho Coal
Line, Says the Expert Rushing
"You can't say anything too good
about tho Morrow county coal fields,"
said Mining Export Thomas L. Bro
phy to tho Hast Oregonlau tills morn
ing. Mr. Brophy and E. O. First.
Mr. Brophy passed through Pendle
ton today en routo to his homo in
Spoknno, after Bpondlng a fortnight
vlowlng tho work now In progress nt
tho mines. Ho was the first mining
expert to lie called into the coal fields
and gavo tho Bast Oregonlan tho first
nows of tho vnluahlo new dlscovory.
All tho statements mado In Mr. Bro-
phy's first report rolntlvo to tho valtio
and extent ot tho coal find havo boon
vorlfled by later investigations nnd
tho-opinions of other exports.
Greatest Discovery of Modern Times.
In regard to tho development and
progress of tho work, and tho actual
value of tho coal deposits, as shown
during his recent trip over tho Hold
Mr. Brophy said:
"Tho coal flold ot Morrow county Is
the groutest discovery of the kind
that luiH been made of lato years in
tho world. Willow Creek and Ditch
Creek basins, many miles In extent,
nro rich with coal, and most of It li
easy of access. Coal Is now being
breasted from tho mines nnd as soon
as transportation Is iiosslblo, ship
ment to Hoppnor will begin. The
opening up of transportation nnd get
ting tho coal on tho market mcaas
much to Morrow and Umatilla coun
ties, and, In fact, to the wholo uf
Hurrying the Work.
"Tho company owning tho lan.1
has boon Incorporated and it Is uuliiff
all speed to got tho mlnoB In work
ing order. Experienced miners havo
been Imported from tho oast nnd ox
purls In tho coal business have
charge of tho operations, Now veins
of Unci nualitv nnd stronc nroducors.
Iiavobeen discovered, nnd tlio ex
ports and men' of wldo knowledge and
experience! In coal fluids aro delighted
with tho showing.
Only One More Mile of Road.
"Wlllard Horron, In chnrgo of tho
road building, has ouo more mllo of
wagon road to build boforo caay
travel to the mines will bo possible.
Tho road follows tho easy water
grndo of Willow Crook from Hopp
nor to tho mines and whon complet
ed will mnko possible tho transpor
tation of the products of the mines.
Without a good road tho coal cannot
ho markoled, and practical develop
ment Is somowhat delayed,
"I'rofeHsor Goorgo Wolls, whoso
opinion means much to cortaln lines
of progress in dovnlopmont, is still
on tho ground, and In all probability
will confirm tho reports of former ox
Regarding tho benefit that will ac
crue to Pendleton with tho opdnlnrf
of tho coal field, and tho trade that
may bo expected to como this way,
Mr. Brophy said;
"There Is no reason why tho city
of Pendleton may not control a lurg
share of the Increased business that
will follow tho opening of this Indus
try in a closely adjoining roglon.
Pondleton has superior facilities In
transportation, both by rail and wag
on roads leading through the inter
ior, Her huuluoHH activity is woll
known, and the Increased populutlon
which will follow tho advancement
of coal mining, will recognize In Pen
dleton a natural shinning nolnt for
supplies to bo' scut Into the coal dis
Bloominuton, Ind., Oct. fc - Tho
Northwestern branch of tho Woman's
Foreign Mlisfonary Society began IIh
annual 1110511111,' here today, Dele
gates front Indiana. Illinois, Michi
gan and Wisconsin aro present. The
sessions continue until Sunday.
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