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P.ENDLETON, UIATILLA COUNTY, OEEGON, THUHSDAY, JANUABY 8, 1903.
1 Tonight anil Friday partly
f THE FIGHT
I Dealers ot Chicago
Suits for Damages
LOS FULL Or wku
l0 CAN NOT BUY ANY
I Frozen to Death Hug-
Dino Schools Mav
mi Hani lir I
. uive Been Repudiated.
... sThn retail coal
..Kiinir thn railways, mine
n'holesaie ueaiers in uib
mi m are unncinK buiib
. hrmiRf the yards are
One case only reported this
.. it. nf n Inliorer found
3 UiAb v- " -
DT U'UV . MIICIM UK WUD
.tanm nine in an pnneav-
iiu rtmrltnliln institutions
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tires of laborers, whoso
is Inadequate to buy food
1 1 1 .
ttuemgn prices inevuiuut.
fcrj! dealers have repudiated
tn.-u tn furnish coal to
Leek Some of the latter may
Exiled to close soon.
LHSCfS HICS W.IM . .WH.W -
. PnnlanH for Certain
Jan. 8. At a meeting "i
1 1 K. titcrnrfinv tnpv
tie address 10 e givun iu
j iim nno. itito rnirardlnir the
. t TViiiv ulon
. ... 1
that cattlo snau De iinpuneu
iMca and Bod to Boers at cost
tud vant the abolition of Ba
rren's special police.
ral Botha told tne Durgners as
1 tbat he had raised half a mil-
trs fn Europe to aid the dis
famlles. Oenerals Dewet
toy spoke advising modern-
jan. e.' ine pope has in-
Prince Aube Max of Saxony
t final CSdeavnr in tlin none's
1 effen a reconciliation be
lt crown nrinco and his wife.
irom veneva say that the
already regrets her action
"cm tmerald Chartered hv
Jan. 8.-George Gould has
uuut, tor a year. It will
net niinA a a
-1 vus tiunimi meeting or tne
itarlo Daln'mmt's Alicia-
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' DGlt turn lava P1
UB TOPinnllv title
uwo win uuuresHes
-- vvticm-v inn Dntinvnfm-nAn
John Dryden. minister ot
-u jiajor Aivord -of the
Win Of the TTll.l Cl.l
... vmm WIIHUU OIUIUO
01 agriculture Many
iens both of the Unit-
' "a Canada ato scheduled
'.jan k ir i.
R; Pulton Ctittintr, presl-
ae tf. Z ... , ai''"u,J1
of ikB r..v" -uv'-"
"""""snment of mu-
fl-t In New York
hi.. Win thfi P!lnVirlr.n
banquet, ' ' '
MAY BE SET FREE.
Utah Murderers to Have Been Shot In
February May Be Habeas Cor-
Salt IjOkv, Jan. 8. King and Lynch
v.ho were convicted and sentenced to
bo shot in February, will have nn
other chance to escape the penalty
of their crime in shooting Col. Prowse
and holding up a gambling house
All flics and records of thc case
have mysteriously disappeared. The
enly record on fllo In the famous case
is the certificate of a probable cause
for appeal. This will act as a stay
of execution unless the court records
aro found and tho mon may be habeas
corpused and set freo. Over 70 mur
dcrers hav.3 beon sentenced in Utah
eince statehood and In not a single
case has the death penalty been en
Charged With Having Counterfeit
Money in London.
London. Jnn, 8, Spike Sullivan,
thc pugilist and Trainer Haris, were
arrested today charged with trying to
pass a bogus ten pound note. They
were remanded to jail for a week,
bail being refused.
FIRE IN CLEVELAND.
.Partially Destroys the Y. M. C. A.
Building Loss $40,000.
Cleveland, Jan. 8. The central
building of tho Young Men's Christian
Association was partially destroyed
by fire this morning. The loss will
amount to $40,000.
L RUN L
ANTHRACITE COMMISSION TO
EXPEDITE A SETTLEMENT
Examination of Non-union Witnesses
Resumed Today Woman Proved
to Be a Strong Witness.
Philadelphia, P., Jan. 8. Tho an
thraclte commission this morning an
pounced that It would run long ses
Eions hereafter to expedite a settle,
The examination of non-union men
and famillos, who suffered abuse was
resumed today. One woman testified
how, while with her husband she
was walking the streets of Silver
Creek, her husband had been assault
ed by the strikers, knocked down and
beaten. When she attempted to pro
tect him, she was also abused.
Another woman told of her house
being stoned. She recognized as the
leader of the assailants her brother-in-law,
who was president of the lo
cal union of nuue workers. She went
out with a gun and made the crowd
disperse and told the relative what
she thought of htm.
She proved to be one of the strong,
est witnesses for the non-unionists
as the cross-examination wanted to
shake her testimony Involving the
men who -were known to be union
Mitchell was asked by Attorney
Lanhan whether the three men con
victed of the murder of Daniel Zeney
were members of the union or not.
He Bald: "I asked you once before,
and you promised to Investigate. Did
Assisted Non-Union Men.
Mitchell said: "Yes," and I found
that they were not members in good
standing, having fallod to pay thelrJ
uues lur me inreu iuuuuih prior iu
the beginning of the strike." He ad
mitted the possibility that they re
ceived aid from the union relief fund
and said many of the non-union men
did likewise, if they struck.
Tho attorney said: "Can you name
one such man?"
Mitchell said: "I can furnish a list
Involving $30,000." Mitchell was then
Ferguson, a witness, told of being
assailed by union men and' of having
secured the conviction of his assail
ants. A Lame Answer.
Clarence GInley, a member of the
minors' union executive boards, was
called and asked whether the union
trade any attempt to discipline tho
rioters belonging to its ranks.
He made a lame answer, evading
the point. Gray Interrupted and said,
"In a riot, where the deputy sheriff
had been killed and this man vas
battered, wna there none among your
ranks to cry shame or to raise an
arm or Voice In defense of law and
order? I want the mine workers to
raise themselves out ot this mire
which" suspicion engenders."
Mitchell jumped to his feet and
said: "Don't heap this outlawry on
No effort has becrr made to show
any legal connection of the rioters
with tho minors' organization. Mitch
oil hlmBolf Is tho next witness, ,
Minister Bowen Wires State
Department That Venezuela
is Ready to Arbitrate,
A CONFERENCE WILL BE
HELD IN WASHINGTON.
Bowen Will Represent Venezuela In
the Conference Roosevelt Anxious
That the Affair May Be Settled
Without Going to The Hague.
, Washington, Jan. 8. The state de
partment received a message from
Minister Bowen today at Caracas,
saying that President Castro accept
ed In general terms the conditions
of arbitration as laid down by the
It is officially admitted this after
noon that the proposal made by the
rowers Is for a conference to be held
in Washington in which Bowen Is to
act as the representative of Vene
zuela. If this method becomes im
possible then the matter will be re
ferred to The Hague.
President Roosevelt is hopeful tbat
thc negotiations will result in a final
disposition of tho affair without a
long litigation before The Hague tri
bunal. The navy department has ordered
the Dolphin to La Guayra to bring
Minister Bowen to Washington to
LARGE RAILROAD MERGER.
The Reading Railroad System Now
Owned by Vanderbllt $100,000,000
New York, Jan. 8. Positive inform
ation this afternoon was received thai
the Reading road had passed into the
hands of the Pennsylvania and Van
derbllt interests. As a first actual
step to complete, the control of the
two big trunk lines of both anthra
cite and bituminous coal fields, a
$100,000,000 syndicate was formed to
carry out the needs of the Pennsyl
vania till the new merger stock ie
By the new deal Morgan turns over
the control which he had been stead
ily gaining of the anthracite fields and
will retain only the coal stocks held
for investment purposes.
Thinks That no Anti-Trust Law Will
Wasfflngton, Jan. 8. President
Roosevelt is much alarmed over the
friction, among the trust busters and
is making great endeavors to get the
legislative leaders to agree on some
one measure which will be passed.
The present prospects Indicate the
danger that no anti-trust law will be
enacted this season.
NO MORE CORNERS.
Court Restrains the Payment of
Monies Deposited as Margins.
Chicago, Jan. 8. The appellate
court this morning confirmed the de
crees of the superior court restrain
ing the payment of monies deposited
as margins. It says corners are a
violation of the criminal statutes of
the United States. There Is great ex
citement on the Board of Trade a sit
practically ends corners.
If Congress Adjourns Without
Taking Any Action America
May Be Euchered.
CAUSE OF THE DELAY
IN SIGNING TREATY
Wheat In Chicago.
Chicago, Jan, 8. Wheat 7G
cents per bushel.
Foreign Corporation at Work In Co
lombia Dates for Reassembling of
Their Congress Has Been Changed
to March 3.
Washington, Jan. S. In official cir
cles it is admitted there Is foundation
for the statement that Germany Is
trying to euchre America out of the
Panama canal. It is believed to bp
the active work of tho Germans in
American options expire March 4.
the day that congress adjourns.
Through some powerful influence the
date reassembling the Colombian con
gress, officially called to meet De
cember 10, for the purpose of ratifying
the canal treaty was recently changed
to March 3. just one day before the
American congress adjourns.
If Colombia does not sign the treaty
and congress adjourns without any
action there will be nothing to pre
vent Colombia from making terms
with the German corporation. The rtbikf.bb are shot down
Quotations Furnished by
Commission Company I,
Local Manager, Room 4,
Chicago, Jan. 8.
Minneapolis, Jan. 8. 1
New York, Jan. 8.
The Act Appropriating Money
From Salo of Public Lands
for Ditch Construction.
Fournler Coming to America.
Paris, Jan. 8. Henri Fournler, tho
noted automobile expert, nccompan'
led bv M. Rabourdln. who Is asso
ciatcd with him In business, sailed
for New York today. Tho purpose
ot the visit Is to Inspect tho coming
automobile shows In New York and
Moor General Arrested.
Morocco, Jan. 8. Gencrul Susl has
been arrested by order of the sultan
and Is held personally responsible for
the defeat of tho Imperii army.
THREE UNION MINERS KILLED
THE IRRIGATION LAW -
MEASURE WHICH Wll RE
CLAIM THE WE8T.
officials of the state department point
to the fact of the dilatorlness of Co
lombia and the delays offered by the
lack of authorization of Senor Her
ron and say they have had the deal
with Germany in view for some time.
Were Very Loyal.
Senator Quay had read from the
desk a petition signed by Spanish-
American war veterans asking for the.
statehood of New Mexico, In which
the territory Is said to have furnished
one man to every 150 of its total pop
ulation in the war with Spain.
Foraker offered a resolution of
thanks from congress to Chaffee, his
officers and men for their heroic con
duct in the war with China.
The Philippine constauulary bill
The senate reviewed In sections
and clauses the tariff at the request
of the Pacific slope senators. In the
heat of the debate the DIngley tariff
was brought up and a letter was read
wherein it was intimated that undue
influence was brought to bear. Hale
Indignantly denied it and said that
it was a late day four years after
the bill was passed to bring up such
Was Charged With Murdering Fitz
gerald In Guatemala.
Louisville, Jan. 8. A private dis
patch says that Godfrey Hunter, Jr.,
has been acquitted in Guatemala of
the charge of having murdered Fitz
gerald. He is expected home in two
On the Fighting Schedule.
Los Angeles, Cal., Jan. 8. Two big
fighters, who are believed by their
respective followers to be made of
championship material are to come
together before a local club tonight.
They are "Toothpick" Kelly, San
Francisco's gigantic heavyweight, and
Sam McVey, the "colored Hercules."
The winner of the fight will probably
be pushed along toward the cham
nionshlp. Neither man has yet beVn
beaten and both havo won all their
fights in Ehort order. Kelly, who
weighs 240 pounds, has put out a
half dozen, aspirants in San Francis
co In from ono to ten rounds. Mc
Vey, who weighs 220 pounds, has
done the same thing in his Oxnard
fights, his last victim being Russell,
whom he knocked out cold In Ave
Louisville, Neb., Jan. -8, Burglars
blew open the bank of Commerce last
night, secured $5000 and escaped.
To Be Investigated by Congress.
Washington, Jan. 8. Resulting
irom the deliberations of the house
committee on merchant marine, Lit
tlefirld, of MIne, was instructed to
draw a resolution asKing congression
a! authority to investigate the subject
of coal transportation as the ships
cannot get coal without co-operation
of tho railways,
Tho houEo today, in committee of
tho whole, considered the Philippines
constabulary bill designed to promote
Its efficiency by Increasing the rank
and pay of the officers to bo paid
from tho Philippine treasury.
BY MANAGER COPPER CO.
He Had Recently Cut the Wages
From $3.50 to $3 Leaders Believed
That If He Was Driven Out the
Difficulty Would Be Adjusted.
Eureka, Nov., Jan, 8. J. A. Taylor,
manager of the Now York and Neva
da Copper Co., near Ely, in tho White
Pine coutry, was attacked In the
company's office at Keystone, by 12
members of the miners' union, who
intended running him out of town
They threw his down, but ho got
Icoso and commenced shooting, kill
ing James Stnggs, Sam Johnson and
J. Smith and wounding three more.
Traylor recently cut tho wages from
$3.50 to $3. Tho 3trlko against the
company has been on several weeks.
The leader. believed that it the man
ager was driven out the difficulty
would bo adjusted.
Jackson Banquet In Chicago.
Chicago, 111., Jan. 8. Congressman
J R. Williams, of Illinois, and Mayor
David R, Rose, of Milwaukee, late
democratic candidate for governor
of Wisconsin, nre among the party
leaders -who are to expound the prin
ciples of democracy at the annual
Jackson dayi banquet in Chicago to
night, Tho affair will take place at
tho Sherman HouBe and covers will
be- laid for 200 guests,
Berlin, Jan. 8. lb Is officially an
nounced that Baron Sternberg, the
German consul of Calcutta, will suc
ceed Von Holloben as ambassador to
Rival Jackeon Day Banquets.
Cleveland, O., Jan. 8. A flood of
democratic oratory is promised for
Cleveland tonight. The followers of
Mayor Johnson have completed elab
orate arrangements for their annual
Jackson day banquet at the Kennard
House, and the antl-Jobsonltes have
made preparations on a scalo of
similar magnitude for a "blow-out"
at tho Hollenden Houbg In hpnor of,
the memory of tho great democratic
president. Ex-Attorney General Jud
Hon Harmon, Virgil P. Kline and other
party leaders have accepted Invita
tions to deliver speeches at one or
the other ot the two feata in honor of
the memory of the patron saint of
Sentenced to Pen.
Milwaukee, Jan. 8. Chester Lodge,
a nephew of tho Massachusetts sena
tor, has boon sentenced to 18 months
in tho penitentiary for burglary.
FREE MESSAGE8 GALORE.
Over 9000 Words Pased, Free, Over
the Pacific Cable.
When tho cabin was given over to
tho contractors to test Its qualities
and thc instruments for four days, no
less than 9000 words had passed be
tween San Francisco and Honolulu.
Every syllablo so far sent through
tho cable was without pay.
About 500 congratulatory messages
went through averaging ten words to
the mcssago. At tho regular rate of
50 cents a word It would have meant
$2500 for tho company. These con
gratulatory inessakes were from tho
public officials of Hawaii and public
bodies of the Islands, from different
governors of the coast states, from
various chambers of commerce and
boards of trade of the Pacific slope,
from several largo commercial houses
and from prominent private individ
uals at both ends of the wire.
Full Text of National Irlgatlon Lav
Under Which Government Plans
Will be Prosecuted The West to
In view of tho fact that active lrrl
gatlon work will begin in many lo
calities in tho arid domain, early in
tho spring, the full text of the Max
well law, under which government
work will ho prosecuted, is published
for tho Information of thoBO Interest
ed. Be It enacted by tho senate and
house of representatives of the Unit
ed States of America In congress aa
scmbled. That all moneys received
from tho Balo and disposal of public
lands In Arizona, California, Nevada,
Now Mexico, North Dakota, Oklaho
ma, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah,
Washington and Wyoming, beginning
with the- fiscal yoar ending Juno 30,
1001, including the surplus of feea
and commissions In exeesB of allow
nncea to register and receivers, and
excepting the fivo per centum ot the
proceeds or tho sales or pniiue lanns
In tho above states sot aside by law
for educational and other purposes,
shall be. and tho samo aro hereby, re
served, sot aside, and appropriated
as a special fund In tho treasury to
be known as tho "reclamation fund,"
to be used In tho examination and
survey for and tho construction and
maintenance ot Irrigation works for
thc storage, diversion, and develop
ment of waters for tho reclamation
of nrld and seml-nrld lands In tho said
states' and territories, and for the
payment of all other expenditures pro
vided for In this act: Provlilod, Tha'
In case the receipts from tho sail
and disposal of public lands other
than thoso icallzed from tho salo and
disposal of lands referred to In this
'section aro Insufficient to meet the
requirements for thc support of agri
cultural colleges In the soveral states
and territories, under tho net ot Aug
ust 30. 1890, entitled "An Act to Ap
ply a Portion of tho Proceeds of the
Public Lands to tho More Coraplote
Endowment and Support of tho Col
leges for tho Benoflt of Agriculture
and the Mechanic ArtSJIstabllshed
Under the Provlslonsijf an Act of
Congress Approved 3Jjity 2$18fi2," tho
deficiency. If any.Ih thejgiim neces
sary for tho Hupport',;of tho" said col
leges shall be provided, forfrom any
moneys In the trcnsufV,'notJbthorwIs(
Section. 2. That tho secretary ol
tho Interior Is horoliy authorized anc
directed to mako examinations and
surveys for, and to locato and con
struct, as herein provided, irrigation
works for tho storage, diversion, and
development of wnters, including ar
tesian wells, and to report to con
gress at tho beginning of each regu
lar session as to tho results of such
examinations nnd survoys, giving es
timates of cost of all contemplated
works, tho quantity and location of
tho lands which can bo irrigated'
therefrom, and all facts relative to
tho practicability of each Irrigation
project; also tho cost of tho works
In process of construction as well as
of thoso which havo beon completed.
Section 3. Thnt tho secretary of
the interior shall, before giving tho
public notice provided for in hooUoii
four of this net, withdraw from pub
lic ontry tho lands required for arf
Irrigation works contemplated under
the provisions of this' act, nnd shall
restore to public entry any of the
lands (to withdrawn when, in his judg-
Of 575 plants, a goat was found
to eat 440 and refuse 126, A pig, on
the other hand, would only eat 72 out
of 243 offered to It.
(Concluded on page 0.)
CRACKER CRHeK PACTS
North Pole mine was offered for
salo three years ago for $600,000, It
has 5000 feet on tho mother lodo.
It lu now worth twenty million dol
The South Pole mine adjoin, ha
4041. feet on the same lode, has six
tunnels, amounting to 2200 feet, aM
In ore. We expect within less than
three years' work to have a mine w
valuable as North Pole Is today.
South Pole stock Is selling at II
cents until about January 1st.
Buy before tho price ralsoi.
8ee Gahagan at Hartman Abttrast
office, Pendleton, Ore.