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fnrrhnr triBti mi offer to comnro-
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lie been obtained
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I increase of about 20 ier cent in
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Sart, operator at Athena, "when
was reduced to its present form.
m are nnu' nK rrond as thev Were
ire the panic but the members of
organization are not faring nearly
well as we did then. Our wages
lower and rents and cost of liv
ire much higher. With the way
s are advancing all along the
, .ituu(iiil .1. ...feu v"-.
e doing bomethlng for self protec-
ne acents and operators along
Northern Pacific and Great North
will nrostint n similar acreemcnt
ours on January' 19 "
TO HONOR MITCHELL.
"Ption When He Arrives to Can-
W the Votes.
.uauaiiuiis, ikjc. 21, inu plana
Pten to John Mitchell when he
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New Years Manv Families
Bering for Fuel In Coal Region.
&e3barrr Pa.. Dec 27. Many
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those still celebrating the
.it are biavs who eav thev won't
10 work until alter New
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- uu marked succobb In con-
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uicii T. of Europe. leading
, iireaict for her a groat fut-
Club's Annual Dinner.
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Wrwrn, Arcuc Club tonight
wLiJ!""am Brewer, of Yale.
Oreei, AdmlraI 8chey and Gen.
Historians and Professors Gather at
Philadelphia in Annual Session. I
Philadelphia. Pa.. Dec. 27. Histori
ans anil professors of history from
many parts of the country- filled Hons-
ton hall this morning at Uie sessions
of the American Historical Associa
tion. American history was the general
topic of discussion. Among the pa
pers presented were the following:
"A Neglected Point of View In Amer
ican Colonial History." Professor Wil
liam McDonald, of Brown University:
"American Business Corporation Be
fore 1789," Judge Simeon E. Baldwin,
or Connecticut; "Antecedents of the
Declaration of Independence," Profes
sor James Sullivan, of the High
School of Commerce, New iork City;
"American Constitutional Principles
in the Constituent Assembly." Profes
sor Henry E. Bourne, of Western 'Re
Papers on "The West and National
ity." by Professor John L. Stewart,
of lx!hlgh University, and "Party Pol
itics In Indiana During the Civil
War." by Professor Woonburn, of In
diana University, occupied the after
COLD IN FLORIDA.
Considerable Fruit Damaged Eight
Degrees Below the Freezing Point
at Jacksonville Last Night.
Jacksonville. Fla., Dec. 27. The
thermometer, was 8 below the freez
ing point last night. It Is feared that
the young orange trees are seriously
hurt as the previous warm weather
kept the sap in the limbs. Consider
able fruit was also damaged.
NOTABLE SCIENTISTS GATHER
THE ANNUAL CONVENTION
OF AMERICA'S ASSOCIATION.
Scientists From All Parts of America
Are Gathering in Washington for
the Advancement of Science Will
Washington, D. C, Dec. 27. Scien
tists from all part of America rep
resenting chemical, geological, math
ematical, engineering, botanical, mi-.r.ic.iiiir-ni
logical, and kindred societies are
gathering in Washington to atiena
the annual convention of the Ameri
can Association for the Advancement
of Science. The convention will hold
dally sessions through the whole of
next week. Today being the opening
day was given over mainly to the re
ception of the visitors. No business
of the convention will be transacted
The program for the week is an ex
tensive one, and includes a number of
matters of Importance. Monday there
will be addresses by the vice-presidents
of the" sections of mathematics
and astronomy, geology, anthropolo
BIT. physiology, physics, mechanics,
zoology, botany and economics. On
the same day will be heard an address
by Professor Simon Newcomb, the
.V, nrac.lont nf lllB A fit TOnOIUlcal
lllG ,ivu,ut..v w.
and Physical Society of America, and
the annual message of Charles Sedg
wick Mlnot, of Boston, the retiring
president of the association.
On succeeding days the various sec
tions are to hold dally sessions for
m, unri Hlsciissions of nailers
of scientific interest. Addresses and
lectures, smoking receptions ana a
nf Hinnprs have been arrang
ed throughout the convention week.
Among the papers win De one uu
"Volcanoes of the West Indian Inl
ands," by Professor Angelo Hellprln.
who made a tour In St. Pierre and
Martinique shortly after the recent
volcanic eruptions in those islands.
STRIKE AT WALLA WALLA.
Molders of the Gilbert Hunt Company
Ask for a Nine-Hour Day.
Walla Walla, Dec. 27. What prac
tically amounts to a lock-out has been
inaugurated at the manufacturing
plant of the Gilbert Hunt Company
in this city.
Fifteen employes of the company,
some few molders, of whom are affili
ated with the Tacoma branch of tho
International Iron Molders' Union
have asked for a nine-hour day with
no reduction In wages tney nave uu
receiving for 10 hours' work. This
has been denied by Mr. Hunt and he
has closed the factory.
Mr. Hunt will start the fouudry in
about 10 days and declares If Uie
men do not return to work according
tc. the old system he will enip'oy new
molders. Tho machine shops are al
so closed at the present time but Mr.
Hunt fcays it is Just the umiiI 'i. liday
Bllzard in Texas.
Fort Worth, Dec. 27. A blizzard is
raging in the Panhandle. Four feet
ot snow Is reported to navo fallen.
England Has Formally Accept
ed President Roosevelt's
QUEEN GIVES DINNER TO SOL
DIERS WIDOWS AND ORPHANS
Remains of the Arch Bishop of Can
terbury Buried in the Cloisters of
Cathedral Officially Stated That
Balfour Is Better.
London. Dec. 27. The queen this
afternoon gave a dinner to 2000 wld-
cws and orphans ot the victims of the
The ramlns of the Arch Bishop of
Canterbury were burled today in the
cloisters adjoining the cathedral.
England has formally an-i-pted
President Roosevelt's proposal to re
fer the Venezuelan affair to The
Hague arbitraUon, this afternoon.
It is officially stated that Balfour
Berlin, Dec. 27. Germany has
agreed to accept The Hague as arbi
trator In the Venezuelan affair.
Widows and Orphans of British Sol
diers Given a Free Chrl6tmas Din
ner. London, Dec. 27. Hundreds of wo
men and children widows and or
phans of British soldiers who fell In
the recent South African war were
made glad today by the thoughtful
generosity of Queen Alexandra. In
response to the proclamation an
nouncing the qucn's intention, the be
reaved, many in desperately poor
circumstances, gathered for a free
Christmas dinner and after they bad
eaten their fill were sent home laden
with packages containing food and
The dinner was given at the Alex
andra Trust Restaurant, of which the
queen Is president, and which was
founded in March, '1900, by Sir Thom
as Llpton for the benefit of the poor.
During the afternoon, their majesties
escorted by Sir Thomas Upton, look
ed in upon the feast and were hearti
ly received by the many women and
GRATEFUL TO ROOSEVELT.
French Paper Thinks That the Pres
ident's Name Will Be Handed Down
to History for Compelling the Na
tions to Arbitrate Their Differences.
Paris, Dec. 27. The Journal Des
Debats, commenting on tne Venezue
lan affairs, says that Europe owes
President Roosevelt a debt of grati
tude for insisting upon The Hague
If the tribunal In the future be
comes of real worth Roosevelt will be
handed down In history as the one
who compelled the world to take it
ROBBERS SECURED 515,000.
Vault of Bank at Union, Mo Blown
Open Citizens Terrorized by Fu
silade, Union, Mo., Dec. 27. A gang of
lobbers last night blew open the
aults of the bank at Union and se
mtka ir, nno It reaulred four ex
plosions, completely wrecking the
front of tne DanK. several cimeuo
witnessed the deed. The robbers
kept up a fusllade on the streets and
terrorized the Inhabitants.
Official Program Issued Provides
the Usual Rules of Procedure.
Washington, Dec. 2". Secretary
Cortelyou today Issued an official pro
gram of the president's New Year's
reception. It provides for the usual
rules of procedence, the members of
the cabinet and diplomatic corps be
ing first received, members of the Ju
diciary, senate, house and officers of
the navy and army to follow.
Jockey Relff In America.
New York, Dec. 27. Jockey Reiff
arrived on the American liner Phila
delphia this morning, Ho says be will
visit California and then return to
France In February.
WRECK 01 THE
Head-End Collision Occurs
Between the Pacific Express
and a Fast Freight.
MANY OF THE INJURED
WERE EXPOSED THREE HOURS
Ten Bodies Removed From the Debris I
Were so Badly Mangled That They
Could Not Be Identified Blunder j
of Operator Caused Collision
Thirty-eight Bodies Have Been Re
moved. Ixmdon. Out., Dec. 27 A head-on
collision occurred last night at Warn
stead, 40 miles west of this city, be
tween tho Pacific Express anil a fast
east-bound freight train on the Sar
nia division of the Grand Trunk rail
From meager repoits at hand It is I
learned that five persons were killed
end ID or 16 Injured. The engineer
of the freight and the fireman of the
express train are among the killed.
The other threo Uoad were passengers
en tli" passenger train. A special
train left here at midnight with 15
doctors for the scene of the accident.
Buffalo, N. Y.. Dec. 27. A special
to the Enquirer says that the deaths
in last night's wreck on the Grand
Trunk railway have been Increased
to 24 and that IS were injured. The
doctors sav the death list will reach
Bodies Badly Mangled.
Ten bodies removed from the de
brls were so badly mangled that iden
tificatlon was almost impossible. Su
perintendent McGulgnn, of the Grand
Trunk, says the operator whose hlun
der caused the collision was one of
the most trusted men ever employed
by the road. He has been with tin
company 25 years. .Many of the Injur
ed in tho hospitals will probably die
of the exposure which followed tho
wreck. They weie exposed for three
hours In zero weather.
Later 38 Dead,
The death list in the Grand Trunk
disaster is now 38. That many bodies
have been removed. ,
WRECK IN KENTUCKY.
Fast Passenger of Illinois Central Ran
Into a Work Train Three Men In
stantly Killed and Two Seriously
Louisville, Ky., Dec. 27. The fast
passenger train of the Illinois Central
crashed Into a work train, 84 miles
south of here this morning. Three
men were Instantly killed and two
seriously Injured. Tho wreck was
caused by a mistake in orders.
THE ILL-FATED OWL.
Second Accident to the Finest Train
on the Southern Pacific Lines.
I.os Angeles, Dec. 27. A second ac
cident to the owl train occurred this
morning at Troplco, where tho Coast
limited ran into tho owl on a siding,
smashing two cars. The engineers
both Jumped, and the passengers were
DECLINED IN SPIRIT.
This Country Will Not Participate In
Any Way With Settlement of Vene
Washington, Dec. 27. Tho state
department positively denies that
this country Is participating in the
fnrmnlatlnn nf fhn nrelimlnarv nroto-
col providing for arbitration between
the allied powers ana Venezuela.
They also state that Roosevelt In
fWllnlnir tn arbitrate, declined In
spirit as well as letter. Whether the
blockade will continue during the ar
bitration has yet to be learned here.
New Embassador to America Official
ly Recognized by the President
Washington, Dec. 27. Von Henger-voi-
nf Anatrln.TfnnL'arv. has been el
evated from the rank of minister to
that of ambassador to America. Ho
was officially recognized in that ca
pacity by President Roosevelt this
morning. Secretary Hay accompa
nied him to the White House, where
his credentials were presented.
Quotations Furnished by the Cce
Commission Company- I. C. Major
Local Manager, Room 4, Associa
Chicago. Doc. 27.
Wheal Opened. CIomM
December 747s 7u
July 7l'.4rr, 7'i
May 774, 77 U
December IS'aO'Tit t5i
July 12 I2H
May IIUAi?; tS'i
December 32 32
Mav SUTidTSt 34
January 1720 1720
May lliilo 1045
Minneapolis, Dec. 27.
Wheat Opened. Closed.
July "T 7K74
May 75U 75U
New York, IV 27.
Deserves on all deposits, decrease.
$1,544,000. On all deposits other titan
United States, decrease, $546,000.
Loans, decrease, $539,000. Specie, de
crease, $3,234,000. I.cgals, Increase,
$1,214,300. Deposits, decrease, $!,
f02, 4lin. Circulation, Increase. $10,
700. Wheat In Chicago.
Chli-aco. Dec. 27 Wheat 7IT!ii
75 per bushel.
Wheat In San Francisco.
Snn Francisco, Dec. 27. Wheat
$1 33UO'1.38i; per rental. i
ARE PREPAUG THE PRISON
FIVE CELLS SPECIALLY
FURNISHED FOR HUMBERTS.
Cencergerie at Paris Made Ready to
Receive the Smooth Swindlers
Barieades Erected to Keep Away
Paris. Dec. 27. Tho pteparatlons at
the concergeiio for the imprisonment
of the Humberts tecall those made
for great prisoners of stnto in former
times. Barricades have been erected
around tho wnlls to prevent the ap
proach of tho multitude. Five cells
have been specially rurnlsiicci wini
all the comforts of home.
In an Ice Jam.
Toledo, Dec. 27. Tlio big steamer
Hopkins, loaded with coal, Is being
crushed in an Ico Jam off tho main
channel here. Nino men nro aboard
Was Not Adjudged Insane But Will
Be Held a Few Days Longer.
The man Shockloy, arrested i few
days ago as being dangerous to run
at large, wns examined today by Dr.
McFaul, but not adjudged InRano. Dr.
McFaul says Shockloy Is undoubtedly
out of his head slightly, but ho con
eluded to keep him here a few more
days beforo sending him his way.
Hhockley is suffering with a pecul
iar mental derangement, Ills trouble
Is thought to hnvn been brought on
ly drink. Ho says ho has written tho
Declaration of Independence but has
never received any pay for his work
He also expi esses regret that ho mado
several mistakes In tho writing or the
declaration and If he had It to do
over he would make tlio faults goojl.
If ho docR not regain his mental bal
unco within the next few dnys lie will
bo sent to the asylum.
Delirious From Whiskey.
A man named Powell, n ranch hand,'
is In the county jail surrering wnn n
very bad case of the "Jim-Jams," caus
ed by drink. This afternoon l)r Me
Faul examined him for Insanity, but
concluded that be was only suffering
from the effects of heavy drinking,
and he waH again locked up In a cell
and given medicine to quiet bis
nerves. Powell Imagines that ho Is
going to bo killed. Ho Is apparently
sonsablo enough otherwise, only ho
begged to bo locked away from the
,r,at tf (Iia lnrnntpa nf Hlfl fall bfl.
cause ho Imagined they were going to
Tho Pendleton Sportsmen's Asso
ciation havo their program almost
completed for their coming tourna
ment. The shoot Is to bo pulled off
on the 26th and 2fith of January, and
many outsldo crack Rhots are oxpect
ed to be here to participate. Already
those In charge of tho event hove
the promise of at least 60 marksmen
who will take part. Three hundred
dollars In prize money will be given
away to the best scores. No other
prizes will bo given, Everything will
linois Executive Directs Attorney-General
RAILROADS ARE HOLDING
THE COAL IN THEIR YARDS.
It Is Generally Understood That the
Roads Entering Chicago Have Coal
Enough In the Yards to Supply That
City the Remainder of Winter
Holding for Higher Prices.
Springfield, III., Doe. 27 Acting
Governor Northcott today officially
directed tho attorney-general of Illi
nois to Investigate tho charges made
ngnlnst the railroads entering Chica
go of holding coal In thulr yards, al
though the city was suffering from
a fuel famine. It Is gcnirnlly under
stood thnt the roads hnvo co.il enough
In tho yards to supply the city the
remainder of tho winter season, hut
are holding It to compel higher prices.
SAN PEDRO BURNED OUT.
Fire Still Raging In the California
Town Three Men Burned to Death
Loss Over $1,000,000.
l.os Angeles, Dec. 27. The fire
which started last nlglit at Snn Pedro
Is still flercly raging at noon. Tho
town will be almost wiped out at
loss of over $1,000,000.
Tho following have been burned to
Joseph Swift, of Ixis Angeles.
Vic Sliver, of Wilmington.
Jnmes Endolsen, cnptaln of th
Barely Enough Coal to Warm the
Prisoners of the Lake City.
Cleveland, O.. Dec. 27. All the
county and city offices aro closed to
day owing to tho lack of coal. There
Is barely enough (o supply the prls
one. THINK IT A 8NUB.
Germany Thinks She Has Been Badly
Treated by Roosevelt.
Berlin, Doc. 27. There Is a decided
Inclination hero to receive PrCBldont
Ifrtnanvnlt's ileplllmt Inn tn Arbitrate
tho Venezuelan nffnlr as n snub to
thn Anglo-German diplomacy.
ONE KILLED, TWO INJURED.
Patrol Wagon and Trolley Car Collide
With Fatal Results.
Philadelphia, !:. 27. One police
man wns killed and two were serious
ly Injured In a collision between a
patrol wagon and trolley car this
Commander Dyer Transferred.
Annapolis, Mil., Dec. 27. Command
er Georg" I.. Dyor, U S. N com
mander of sliljis at tho Naval Acad
emy and cliler of the depaitmont of
modern languages, was dotached from
the academy today. Ho will bo trans
ferred to the Asiatic station.
Philadelphia's New 8tock Exchange.
Philadelphia, Pa.. Doc. 27 The
new homo of tho Philadelphia Stock
Exchange, at Third and Walnut
streets, was formally opened today,
Many visitors Inspected tho handsome
new quarters of the exchange and
were received by President Hornro H.
Heavy Frosts In the South.
Washington, Dec. 27.--The weather
bureau predicts a killing frost
throughout Central Florida tonight.
Twwity-slx common drunks were
arrested In Portland on CbrlslmM
CKACKHK CKHUK PACTS
North Pole mine was offered for
sale threo years ago for $600,000, It
lias 5000 feet on tho mother lode
It Is now worth twenty million dol
lars. Thn South Pole mine adjoins, ha
4941 feet on the same lodx, has tlx
tunnels, amounting to 2200 feet, all
In ore, We expect within less ttm
three yosra' work to have a mine
valuable as North Pole Is today.
South Pole stock In telling at 1
cents until about January Int.
Buy before ih price raises.
Bee Qanagan at Hartmao Abstract
office, Pendltton, Ore.