East Oregonian : E.O. (Pendleton, OR) 1888-current, November 18, 1902, DAILY EVENING EDITION, Image 1

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Eastern Oregon Weather
Tonight nnd Wednesday cKt.v
.slonnt nn.
XO. 159JJ
Mitchell Declares
h favors Law and
j Strikes.
Iplatolly Declared That II?
L Condone Any Acts of Vio-
Union Men,
Pi. Nov. IS. President
liiamlnatlon by MacVeaugh
the openlnp feature, tiio
mission again tooK up me
I of violence. Mitchell Inter
laid he war.tf.-' to say em-
I that he did not condone
I during the strike.
i held that President am-
I morally responsible for the
because of the influence
failed to exert Mitch-ill
that he had always been
It the side of law and ordor
c realized that violence
t the cause of unionism. J
Ii Effect on Strike.
bh then asked If he did not
I violence deterred the nou-
Ifrom going to work, thus
the mines from operating.
Mitchell said that violence
IpreTented some men fro.n
lit that had no effect on the
lis men would have remain-
! winter and without them
lot the mines wns impo33i-
Had Unsigned National Bank Bills of
Wagner Bank In His Possession
Crew of the Train and Helena
Banker at the Trial.
Knoxvllle, Tcnn., Nov. 18. The
trial of Harvey Logan, the alleged
Montana train robber, began in the
circuit court yesterday morning and
continued today. The chief eviden.io
against him is that of having in his
possession unsigned national bank
bills stolen near Wagner. Mont.. Julv
a, laui. Forty thousand dollars
worth of bills wore stolen at that
time. A largo number of Important
wunessses wore present, including a
weiena hank president, the engines
and express messenger of the train
robbed, Plnkorton detectives and de
partment treasury officials,
Had Been Imprisoned for Life Com
pelled Spanish Lieutenant to Eat
His Own Flesh.
Washington, Nov. 18. The suprome
court of tlio Philippines haB released
Jose and Isidore Guzman under the
nmnesty, act. They were imprisonod
for ' life for tying Lieutenant Piera, of
the Spanish civil guard to a stake,
whore he starved for three days.
after which they cut a piece of flesh
off of his leg and compelled him to
eat it.
Iihls growing disrespect to-
Judiciary of the country a
fd anarchy?' asked the at-
manifestly Unfair.
Won of Judge Jackson
stly unfair and I could not
'tins of the mon against
ered Mitchell, who then
ienled any disrespect to
Miclary in general a"d
pies unions have no apo'o-
!! tills country, lb union
H to the militia and all
I unions believe In any-
Is lawful MncVeagh then
1 the witness,
It Tonnage System.
McGowan, of the Lehigh
followed MncVolah
Hiamlnatlon of Mitchell.
' on the tonnage svs-
' hlj Questioning became
fl fte great labor leader.
wd collected, answer-
'Wiring adroitly or ox-
He said ho didn't
raVSih nf nnv in.
union unless ull
"Uttlement failed.
I ff..iT oi uom-
ffor A "' uiul iiu
tetlt iiuaHioiu lor
'kt the
hI (t WaK ,;..... ..
a case where h
The Most Enthusiastic, Business-Like, Earnest, Able Body of
Men Ever Assembled in Oregon.
According to program, the National Irrigation Association conven-
ion convened In Portland at 10 o'clock. Large delegations from the east-
rrt portion of the state are present, and the town Is full of people from
the entire state of Oregon. Caucuses of the various delegations were held
yesterday and various propositions and measures were framed, which will
e brought up before the convention. The president, secretary and execu
tive chairman of tne National Congress are present, as are also the govern
ment experts. Indications point to the fact that much business will be
transacted at this congress and that a hard fought battle will be seen
between the private Irrigation companies and those in favor of public
r government work.
Portland, Nov. 18. Amid fluttering
banners, flying flags and many colored
designs, emblematic of the wondrous
alms of the movement, the Oregon
Irrigation Association convened this
Fernand De Martheray Appointed to i morning. Although a constant down
Berne, Switzerland, Nov. 18. Fer
nand Do Martheray, the present coun
sellor of the legation to Home, today
was appointed minister to Washington.
pour of rain has had a dampening ef
feet upon the sidewalks, streets and
housetops, the splendid ardor that
marks the progress of the Westerner
In his great undertakings, Is fresh as
the verdant foothills of his native
heath nnd Is more exhuherant this
morning than ever, if possible, in an
ticipation of the patriotic program
that lies before him. Since Monday
morning the constant stream of dele
, gates has poured Into this city. The
i flowing badges In the jostling crowds
nt the Union depot testified to the full
ING IN SANTA CLARA, attendance from every part of the
state, of the vegular delegates, lie
sides delegates, hundreds of visitors
ore coming to listen and take part In
the discussions that are Incident to
Celling (6f School House Fell, Caus
ing a Panic Among Children.
result rX Si i S v this great irrigation movement.
P4 1
contract and had
LJX. "y Intention to
l 'l Will be necessary :n
X V'. three district
can ho
- - xo go nto
A8ln - Thi,. .
'Ni8;rMoline"x this
1 Batu. consKatIon
f cetet,:.,""" 01 ni attor-
Mtj. ' "uu nas gone
torday lu the town of Santa Clare,
not a chimney is standing, two houses
are In ruins and the tower of the
Mormon temple of St. George oscil
lated 10 inches. Every celling in tile
now school houso fell. The panic
was so great that the teachers had to
uso physical force to prevent the
children from being trampled lo
Official Badge.
The official badge of the convention
Is similar to that of the National Irri
gation Congress, which was held at
Colorado Springs recently. It Is n
green ribbon on a stiff back, on which
Is printed the following In gilt let
of the
Store the Floods.
Save the Forests.
Additions to the program.
. The following additions to the pro
gram have been made:
Tuesday afternoon Address, Prof.
A. E. Chandler of the United States
Experimental Association. Address by
Will Discuss Topics Relating to the
Care anJ Cultivation of the Popular
St. Louis, Nov. 18. As a result of
tho movement started last August
the first American Apple Growers
Congress began its sessions here to
day, Prominent growers from 111!
nols, Iowa, Missouri. Virginia, Kan-1 j?rB,i t Wnimos Pronidpnt. nf tho Kn
sas, Nebraska, W. Virginia, Alaoama, tonal Irrigation Congress.
Now Mexico and other states and ter-! Tuesday Evening Replv to mayor's
ritorles filled the assembly room of'n(irtrPgS 1)V Hon. d. Soils' Cohen,
the Southern hotel when the gather-, Wednesday Morning Report of the
ing wns formally opened. Permanent, ovecllt)vp P0mmlttee. Henry Hahn,
organization was effected, after which rj,nlrmnni - Address by A. P. Davis
the growers listened to several papers CnarieS p. Fitch, government en
on soils and other topics of Interest. snPPPrs. Address by Fred J. Klesel.
followed by general discussions. The oxective chairman National Irrlga
sesslons of the congress aro to con- ,jon congress
tinue three days. While the primary wednesda'v ' 2 o'clock Address by
purpose of the congress is to deviso! JldKP j c Moronn(1 an(1 no,i,
schemes, If possible, to divert Into tho t rji1)peri
pockets of tho growers a larger
amount of the money obtained by .the Largest Delegations,
salo of tho fruit, there will also he-1 Naturally, that section of Oregon
discussions of topics relating to the j most directly Interested In Irrigation
caro .and. cultivation of apples, pack- projects, those counties containing
Ing, otc. Tho attendance Is fully up j the greatest possibilities of develop
to tho expectations of the promoters ment. have the largest delegations on
of the movement and the congress hand. Crook county lined up with
promises to bo of material benefit to tho largest delegation from the state,
those ongaged in the apple-growing Baker county next and Umatilla third
Industry. on the list. A more enthusiastic, bus
iness-like, earnest, able body of men
trade and better conditions , which
will result from the meeting now open.
Rev. George B. Van Waters offered
a brief and impressive prayer, asking
l.the Giver of all blessings to send en
lightenment and courage to the as
sembled delegates and closed by say
ing that the earth nnd its fullness is
man's, and should be used to man's
glory and elevation.
Address of President Devers.
Immediately following the prayer,
President Devers addressed tho con
vention on the aims of the organiza
tion, setting forth in glowing terms
the prospects before tho state and
nation, by virtue of the developments
of the Irrigated domain. Tho remarks
of the president wife repeatedly in
terrupted by cheers and the enthurl-
asm of tlie delegates was manifest
ed by exclamations of approval, in
terspersed among the rounds of ap
plause, j
Address of Welcome.
Mayor George H. Williams, vener
able, Imposing In personage, and dig
nified of mein, delivered an addriss
of welcome. In thorough heaping with
the spirit of the occasion. Through
out the address tho convention show
ed Its sympathy with tho speaker by
closest attention and hearty applause.
The president announced that com
mittees on credentials and member
ship, recommendations, colonization
and resolution would bo made this
afternoon, An adjournment was then
taken until 2 p. m.
Delegates continue to come In on
every train. Tho Baker City delega
tion is the most prolific In tho matter
of lodges, banners, mottoes and on
Each delegate from tho Pow 'er
River plains wears a badge of red
and white on which is Inscribed:
"Baker City, metropolis and land
belt of Oregon; good markets, grand
scenery, rich soil, boundless stock
ranges, healthful climate, 100.000
acres of arid laud."
The program for tonight will in
clude an address by Governor Goer
and short talks by F. B. Beach and
other local speakers. The delegation
from Crook county Is hero In a body.
Crook county being tho homo of
Congressman-elect Williamson is the
central point around which the bat
tle for the different methods of irrl
gation will be waged
"There seems to bo a misapprehen
sion about the objects of our delega
tion," said the speaker for the othor
members of the Crook county delega
tion. "Wo do not como here as
stockmen, as has been represented, to
oppose the Interests of Irrigation In
Crook county, for to a man wo aro m
favor of government Irrigation. Ow
ing to tho attacks of Mr. Sears
against Mr. Williamson, we hardly
Society Woman Hunts Up Mus'c
Teacher, Pursues Her With a
Butcher Knife and Kills Her Before
Assistance Arrives.
Rochester, N. Y., Nov. IS. Mrs.
Frank Youngs, a prorali.ent society
woman, and wife of tho city purchas
ing agent, called on Miss Florence
McFarlan, a music teacher, and ac
cused her of alienating her husband's
affections. Miss McFarlan started to
leave the room and Mrs. Young pur
sued her through tho kitchen, seized
a large butcher knlfo nnd repeatedly
stabbed Miss i.icFarland, killing nor
before her screams brought assist
ance. Mrs. Youngs surrendered to
the police.
Contrary to Expectation, the
Gompers Investigation Was
Not Taken Up.
Wu Ting Fang on His Way Back (o
Washington, Nov. 18. Wu ring
Fang left this afternoon for San Ft"in
clsco and will sail for China the 25t.i
of November. B(lng Interviewed, lie
paid glowing compliments to tho
Americans for the treatment recohed
and the friendships formed, and ex
pressed great .admiration of this country.
Morning Session of the American
Federation of Labor Largely Devot
ed to Debate of Socialist Resolu
tions. Now Orlenns, Nov. 18. ('ontrary to
expectation, tho Gompers Invtatlgn
tlon was not tnkun up when tho Amer
ican Federation of Iibor session
opened this morning. The chair an
nounced that ho would appoint a fifth
member of tho committee who m'A
bo an umpire. Tho morning session
wns largely devoted to tho debnte i.f
a socialistic resolution offered by del
egate Berger, of Mllwnukeo, which
urges tho Federation to niuko an ef
fort to secure uatloiinl legislation to
provide pensions for aged working
President's Hunt to End Today Will
Meet Wright Tonight.
bmeads, Miss., Nov. 18. This Is tho I poopln.
last dav Of PreRldpnt llnnunvnlt
hunt. It is still raining. He said this, English Miners United
morning if he failed ho would return.
The party leaves for Memphis this
evening, where tho president will
imeet Vice-Govcmor Wright, of the
Tho debato was Interrupted tor tha
Interruption of tho foreign delegates,
who made brief addresses. Kd wards,
of Great Britain, In his speech, said
Ithnt lift hnd heard of Morgnu's pur-
i chase of tho English mines. Ho aa-
Bin 1'it the convention that Morgan
would find a solid union of miners
facing. lilm nnd that ho would bo com
pelled to pay living wages whether
tho mines paid dividends or not.
Mayor Schmitz Cheered.
The convention received tolegrnms
; from .Mayor Schmitz, of San Francis
Henry Baron Escapes From the Theo- co announcing bis departure from
sophic Colony Discouraged andjChlcogo for tho convention, with pro-
San Diego. Nov. 18. Henrv Uarou
is the adopted son of Mrs, ICatherino
TIngley, "Purple Mother" of tha
"lotus Buds" of Point Lomtt, an I
high priestess of tho Universal Broth
erhood, whoso doctrines of theosopby
are founded In tho union of the su
prcine court of tho Ruja Yoga. Baron Knte Shaffer's charges ugalust (Jouv
longed cheering.
A telegram from John Mitchell, r
grettlng his Inability to attend, was
also cheered.
The debate on pension legislation
was then resumed.
Demanded Investigation.
The committee of men to InvedU-
escaped yesterday afternoon from tic
j Point Loma I-amasery and Is now in
inning in sun uiego.
"I was on guard at the colony last
night," he said. Tho colony la one
of the departments of the Raja Yoga.
They aro utraid iover thero that their
enemies will attack them In the nigh:,
so they place a guard In relays all
over the grounds and buildings.
"1 left Point Uma liecauso I am
discouraged and broken-hearted, I
am disheartened by tho way tho poor
peoplo are treated' there. Thoso whu
aro not rich enough to pay their wuy
must work for the others. Thero are
mothers over there who aro not allow
ed to see their children. Mrs, Ting
ley says that mother love breeds Pel
flhhnt'hs. So they keep tho children
by themselves. Nobody except tl'
'Cabinet of tho Purplo Mother' are a'
lowed to converse with these child
ren or have anything to do with them.
"I know nothing personally of iho
manner In which they aro treated. I
do know, however, that there are two
divisions one at the eolony and diip
at the homcRtead. Tho homestead Is
where the better clufcs of children
live. These aro fed on tho best the
market pa nprodticc The students.
as they are called, who live at tho
colony, aro stinted."
Baron charges that Mrs. Tlngl'-y
has deceived him as to parentage,
and withheld a heritage from him.
Another Policeman In Trouble. has never before assembled in this I knew wnot to expect, and determined
Now York, Nov. 18. Tho case of eity.
former. Captain of Tollce Moynlhani
canio tip for hearing today before Jti6'
tlco Holbrook. Moynlhan is accused
on tho oaths of former pollcomen and
others with accepting money to per
mit disorderly houses to run on the
upper east side. Owing to the fact
that sevoral, former ponce officials aro
paw sorving 'terms .in Sing Sing , for
,tho same crimes with which Moynlhan
I. . 1 1 j., i.i.. i .. . t
o yimiBCU,- .uuiiniuoi auiu uiiuiuob id
manifested !in the case. Moynlhan
admits being; worth a quarter of a mil
lion dollars, ibutj declines to give any
details as to how. ho acquired-, his
wealth. a I .
Opening Exercises.
A. O. U. W. hall Is a picturesque
Irrigation temple today, Streamera.
banners( badges, hunting, insignia of
that great future state of perfection
in store for Oregon, are everywhere
in abundance. Thero Is nn air about
tho personality of tho convention, tho
to attend In force and show by our
action that we indorse the plan to
settle and irrlgato the lands of Crooic
county. Nor do we come with the in
tention of making a fight against any
private company' that has bona fide
Intentions and has spent its money
In Irrigation works."
Iters. lepordMi an mummy to secure
a fifth num. Gompers look tho ilojr
und demanded an Immediate luvestl
gation and gave notice that unless
the committee was formed by tomor
low morning ho would ask the dis
charge of all Investigation by the con
vention. Shaffer excitedly spoke, saying that
ho was willing to huve such action at
once. A delegate sturted to mako a
motion to discharge tho committee,
when the acting chairman declared
the convention ndjourncd until 2
o'clock tomorrow.
Well-Known Citizen of Eastern Ore.
gon Takes Strychnine to End His
I -a Grande, Nov. 18. Coroner J. C.
Henry received Information Saturday
uftornoon that Peter Smith, generally
known as "Dutch Pete," who resides
on McCoy Creek, about 42 miles from
tills city, had bcer found dead In his
bluff, cheery, hardy western traits I some of the most Important measures
and Individualities that renders It the , under consideration, that are to come
most typical western' convention that
has yet been hold in this state,
At precisely 10 o'clock. President
Dovers called tho convention tq or
der-"That gavel-stroke' .will bo ,hoar1
around the world, In the Increased
Tho Umatilla county delegation ms eab)n, and left at once for tho Smith
rarm to noia an inquest oyer mo uouy.
Mr Henry returned Sunday evening
before the convention. It has six die- and reportB Smith committed suicide
tinct propositions ' to present to the by taking strychnine, ,n cup contain
ing n. quaniuy oi uiai nriig ueiug
being found sitting by the head of his
rongress. with -promising prospects of
frecelving recognition by tho govern
ment, when the time comes to locate
5pt,es for , national .experiments, ,
bed. Tho Jury summoned, returned a
verdict to that effect.
Two Men Dead and Five In Crltlull
Condition Caused by Mistake,
Sharon, Pa., Nov. 18. Two Auntr
ails died here, and five are lu a crL
hat condition rrom drinking wood
alcohol which they found Sunday in a
demijohn near tho residence of one
of tho men. They wore taken to the
hospital nnd three of them show ap
parently fatal HymiitouiK this morn
Threatened to Blow Up a Grandstand
Erected on Holy Ground.
Iindon, Nov 18.-- Rev. George
Martin this morning pleaded guilty
In tho old Bailey court, of threaten
ing to blow up the grandstand on the
king's procession day. Sentence was
working n largo force of men on tun
nels No. 1 and 2. All suppllm for
tho winter aro now at tho mine nnd
from tho Increased showing roHiiltlug
from last two weeks' work, the man
agement will bo Justified In raising
the price of stnWt within a few
We own 1941 feet on tho celebrated
North Polo Hill. Our present tunnel
anij workings show our mine to b
llje richest on the entire mother lode.
Present Price 15c Per Share.
Maps, photographs Rtid oro can fce
seen at tho olnYe of T. Gahagaa,
Hartman's abstract office.