East Oregonian : E.O. (Pendleton, OR) 1888-current, January 17, 1903, DAILY EVENING EDITION, Image 1

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Eastern Oregon Weather
Its " m""0" u' rr, w
r A wPFK.
Tonight and Sunday, generally
NO. iG-itf
ates Arriving at Indian
a's for the Thirty-first
8ual Convention.
the Largest and Most Import-
j letting Ever Held Dy Miners
lAik for an Increase In Pay
Mitchell to Be Given an
ipolls, Ind., Jan. 17. Dele-
e arriving for tho thirty-first
convention of tho United
Workers of America, which will
Mocday in -romlinson Hall. It
led that fully 1200 delegate?
ad, and there is some appre-
tlat the body will prove un
u this Is tho largest labor
loo ever held.
emvention will bo not only tho
bat tho ciost Important in the
ol Ihe organization. The great
ia the Pennsylvania anthracite
ud tho many smaller strikes
tear will bo reported by the
ud an explanation made of
trosccation. The roport of Fres
Mlttlell will deal with tho an
itrlke and will bo long. The
el Secretary nnd Treasurer Wll
Tin include tho roportB of tho
and executive committees on
Torit durlnc tho year. The lat
retorts, covering tno uisDurse
U for relief during uio umurucue
sulll contain the 'largest figures
known In a lauor organization
:dil report.
Is understood that the. minora
ask for an Increase of from 10 to
c.nt in wages, Imt this will pe
ibornly resisted by tho operators
e Joint wa?o conferenco -which
follow the miners' convention,
( foundation for their Btrlke was
Utoe last January, bat as the de
lta, ot tie arbitration commission
itj tmn a period of three years
iej may not be vitally concerned In
U proceMfiigs.
Proldait Mitchell will preside over
proceedings and it Is expected a
Bbcr of promlnont labor leaders In
ier JeMs will occupy places on the
ecra as lnlr-ested auditors. The
t order of business to come before
Ncpening session Monday morning
P m tie report of tho cerdentlals
(niUee. This, will require consld
ft time, though It Is understood
jre no contestta to speak of for
wg of delegates. The commit
rules nnd order of business will
K announced by President Mlt
Immediately following he will
annual report. In their or
follow the annual ronort of
went Lewis and Secretary
nrcr Wilson. The reading
reports is expected to occu
hole of the first day of the
on and the election of office
Hy will not bo reached be-
nay Prudent Mitchell and
7 ana Treasurer Wlltpn stand
uon without onnoslt on. and
probabli) that Vice-President
llfbe renamed by acclama-
'sa some talk is heard of op-
ranainates for ha office.
Jf the executive committee
W eleotpd nnd flnlnrrataa
o represent the organization
i annual convention of the
feneration of Labor.
toe delegates already nn hn
I a much talk in favor of
Ultti HC tinan mmfA (n
fle salaries paid to President
-rament Mitchell in Jisnn
creiary Wilson receives
w"ng tho anthraclto strike
' J!ers contributed 25 per
ljC "'"""kb to tno defense
paying their regular as
7 it .la suggested that Pres-
.T?"leS salary fthnnld h In.
?m 3000 and that of
unions In pioparlng for the event and
Mr. Mitchell will be escorted from
the station to the convention head
tjuarters by an imposing procession
headed, by bands of music. In tho
evening ho will bo the guest at n big
public reception In his honor.
Meeting of Woolgrowers.
Kansas City. Mo., Jan. 17. The
feature of the closing day of the great
gathering of persons Interested In the
livestock Industry held hero this week
was tho nnnual mooting of the Na
tional Woolgrowers' Association. The
meeting was well attended and num
erous matters affecting the interests
of those ongagdd In tho Industry wore
aiscussed. Chief among the questions
to receive attention was tariff re
vision, insofar at It may relate to
wool, lildes and polts.
Eminent Churchmen to Attend.
Wnterbury, Conn., Jan. 17. A num
ber of well known priests and prelates
of tho Roman Catholic church are here
to take part In the ceremonies tomor
row Incident to the dedication of the j
new portion of St. Patrick's church.
Cardinal Gibbons is expected to say
tho mass and Bishop Tierney, of Hart-
loru, is to officiate at the dedicatory
ceremony. Otheo eminent churchmen
will also take part.
President Mitchell Bitterly At
tacks the Coal Operators
. for Their Bad Faith.
Petition With 250 Signatures
Now in the Hands of the
Monument to Von Ketteler.
Poktn, Jan. 17. The monument to
Baron Von Ketteler, the German min
ister who was killed In Pekln shortly
after tho outbreak of tho Boxer trou
bles, will be dedicated tomorrow, Chi
neso and German officials participat
ing In the ceremonies. The monument
is a white marble arch spanning the
principal street at the spot where
Baron Von Ketteler was nssassinated.
On ralaitil I i
it uii l , a Proportion.
jr" the sessions .of thn
R5 wiche" la not flxpected
tTf-neforo next Mnndnv n ,
,7 i has never boforo boen
tUL": Business
',Hlc wun the labor
Report That the Vessel Put to Sea In
Bad Condition Trip Took Thirteen
Days and Five Houre Officers
Complain of Leaky Boilers.
Now York, Jan. 17. The Belated St.
Louis was sighted off Fire Island at
0 o'clock this morning. The Hamburg
American liner Pennsylvania, arrived
In quarantine a few hours before. She
reports that sho fell in with tho St.
Louis steaming slowly. A boat from
the St. Louis boarded her and sent
mall. The officers said the boilers
wero leaking so badly they could onI
steam five knots an hour in good
The St.. Louis has abundant provis
ions and there is no danger of discom
fort. The Pennsylvania brought 13
seamen being the entire crew taken
off the disabled Norwegian steamer
Slggon, In mid-ocean.
The SIggen was loaded with steel,
bound for New Haven. During the
storm she lost her propeller and rud
der and was leaking. Before board
ing the Pennsylvania, the captain
opened her seacocks sinking the ves
sel to avoid menacing navigation. The
vessel had been drifting lielplessly for
five days.
Put "to Sea in Bad Condition.
New York, Jan. 17. Many passen
gers on the St. Louis say they will
bring damigo suits as the vessel put
to sea In bad condition, being only
a dny out when the speed was re
duced. The trip took thirteen days
and five hours. The first person to
board her was an agent sent by Oris
com, after-which not' even the deck
hands could bo Induced to "talk as
etrlct Instructions for silence had
been made.
Resolutions of Censure.
The St. Louis docked at 11:10.
Thousands had assombled on the pier.
The passengers wero very indignant
and passed resolutions at sea, declar
Ing that after a thorough lnvestlga
tlon they find that tho steamer enter
ed Southampton In an unseaworthy
condition; that she sailed the follow
ing day, taking no time for repairs,
Her condition was known to the com
pany, which Is severely condemned,
They presented a petition to the
captain asking either to be put aboard
eomo westbound vessel, or have the
steamer run to Halifax If feasible,
Tno captain declined to do cither.
The resolution concludes by saying
tbnt It Is a matter of regret that a
steamer popularly supposed to be a
first-class vessel, should not be sup
plied with tho Marconi system, the
want of which was soverely felt dur
ing the voyage.
Because it Would Cost a Little Money
the Operators Will Not Move- the
Breakers From Over the Shafts
Lives of Miners Endangered
Money Weighed Against Human
Philadelphia, Jan. 17. A sensation
In today's anthracite hearing came
when President Mitcholl bitterly at
tacked tho coal operators, charging
them with bad faith in having locked
out 3000 miners in defiance of their
agreement with the commission. Ue
taid the present scarcity of coal was
a result of the failure on the part of
the coal carrying roads to supply
The testimony of the witnesses was
along tho usual lines. Judge Gray
brought out by a question that the
breakers are being built over the coal
shafts, thus endangering the lives of
the men. There Is a law against It,
but the collieries wero built before
said law was passed.
Gray said they should be compell
ed to move. A mine superintendent
ou. the stand said it would cost too
much to move them. Gray replied
that money was not to be weighted
against human lives.
At the Request of His Widow,
Services Were Very Simple.
Washington, Jan. 17. The body of
the late United States minister to
Japan, Buck, arrived this morning.
The Japanese minister and almost the
entire embassy was In the party which
escorted it to the cemetery. Colonel
Michael represented the state depart
ment, and General Johnson and Ma
jor Homey the army. Hanna, Foraker,
Grosvenor and Warneck represented
the Loyal Legion of Ohio, to which
aucic belonged. His widow requested
no display, hence the services were
very simple.
Two Hundred and Fifty Macedolans
Are Ambushed by Turkish Guards
and Killed.
Vienna, Jan. 17. Die Information
today received a report that 250 Mac
edonians returning home from Kos
teidt, Bulgaria, were massacred by the
Turkish frontier guards. The inhabi
tants of tho neighboring villages are
lieelng, terror stricken, to the hills.
Henry Meyer, a saloon-keeper of
Portland, lies at the Good Samaritan
hospital hovering between life nnd
death from a pistol shot wound over
tho heart by three unknown men who
entered his saloon about 1 o'clock
Friday morning, presumably for the
purpose of robbery. ,
.Big Auto Sho'w Opens.
New York, Jan. 17. Proof of tho
rapid advance that America has made
hi automobile construction is given
at Madison Square Garden, where the
aimual -automobile show opened to-
tlay. Two years ago the makers were
copying foreign machines, hut the dis
play at this year's show furnishes con
vincing evidence of the originality and
mechanical genius of tho American
workmen. The models show that al
though speed is the main considera
tion amonif many manufacturers es
pecial attention also Is being given to
the appearance and comfort of the
carriages. Another innovation notice'
Says Petitions Must Have a Majority
of Representative People Evidence
That a Change Is Wanted, Must Be
Conclusive Cannot Accept the
Wishes of Any One Class - as
While tho petitioners for the pro
posed change In the city charter to
1'rovlde for the election of recorder
and marshal' are expecting Dr. Smith
to introduce the measure, the doctor,
In conversation with an East Oregon
Ian reporter, said:
"I shall Introduce and suppcrt the
measure provided the evidence Is so
conclusive that it cannot be caviled
at, that a majority of the representa
tive people of the city want the
change. By representative people, I
mean, not a majority, or even all of
any one, two or three classes of peo
ple. I mean representative in the
broad sense that Includes the me
chanics and common laborers no less
than the wealthy people."
A. w. Nye, who Is one of the active
promoters of tho scheme, has secured
tho signatures ot 250 voters to one
petition requesting the legislature to
stake the change. There are two other
petitions of the same Import, In clrcu
latlon. The exact language of the pe
tition Is as follows:
"We, the undersigned voters of the
city of Pendleton, respectfully pet!
tion the legislators of the state at the
present biennall session, to amend
the city charter of the city of Pendle
ton so as to provide for the election
of city marhsal and city recorder by
direct vote instead of by appoin
ment as now provided. The members
of the legislature from Umatilla coun
ty are especially requested to secure
such an amendment to -the city char.
Quotations Furnished by the Coe
Commission Company I, C. Major
Local Manager, Room 4, Associa
tion Block. .
Chicago, Jan. 17. Cables wero
strong on tho opening, but closed
steady at i advance Tho cash de
mand was good and receipts were
light, being only 40 cars. Minneapo
lis, 2S1 cars against 470 samo day
Inst year; Duluth, 15 cars, against 35
fiamo day last year. May wheat clos
ed strong at V4 advance from yester
day's close. Today's range of May
wheat, 77T6 79.
May . . .
July ...
May 44 U
July 43
May 3GV6
May 1(145
Minneapolis, Jan. 17.
Wheat Opened
May 77
July 78
Now York, Jan. 17.
Wheat Openod
May 81
U. S. Stockyards, Chicago, Jan. 17.
Hogs 20,000; left over, COOO; slow
at yesterday's decline. Light, fS
0 IB; mixed, $6.206.80; heavy, JG.30
STCflO; yorkers, $G.156.25.
Cattle 20,000, unchanged.
Sheep 20,000, market steady.
. 1642
Wheat In Chicago.
Chicago, Jan. 17. Wheat 78
cents per bushel.
All State Platforms Last Spring Asked
for This Reform Would Pay Gov-
ernor $5,000 State Treasurer Low
est on the List With $3,000.
Salem, Jan. 17. Senator M. A. Mil
ler, of Linn county, has Introduced
a bill In the senate that proposes the
placing of the four principal state of
ficers on flat salaries. This bill Is pre
sented by Mr. Miller In good faith
since all the platforms of tho different
parties In the recent state campaign
contained a plank demanding that
state officers bo placed on flat salaries
and that all fees be turned Into the
htato treasury The bill proposes
Kalarles as follows:
Governor ,...$5,000
Secretary of state . . , 4,000
State treasurer , 3,000
State printer 4,500
The measure further provlres as
ah luws in reierence to the pay
ment of fees or perquisites to any of
said officers shall remain In force, ex
cept that all fees or perquisites to be
paid to any of said officers by existing
laws shall bo collected by such of'
fleers, hut no part thereof shall be re
tulned by him, but shall be paid over
to the atato treasurer mpnthly, to ho
credited to th genera fund of the
state of Oregon.
No salaries are fixed for the su
able Is fhn use nf aluminum in hnrfv
construction, this material saving con-l"c,no JuriKes, clerk of the supreme
slderable weight and also furnishing court' superintendent of public In
a body for tho finest kind of painting, atructlon or attorney-general. The
The gasoline machines predominate. secUon relating to fees applies only
although there Is a goodly showing of
steam and electric vehicles. Improve
ments In tires; wheels and aecessorles
are also shown.
May Recover.
Columbia, Jan. U. Gonzales' con
dition is unchanged. The physicians
say that if he lasts the day out he will
have a chance for recovery.
To Arbitrate Strike.
Baltimore, Jan. 17. Cardinal Gib
bons left this morning for Waterbury
Conn.,, where he will arbitrate thr
trolley strike.
M. Cabot Dead.
Paris, Jan. 17.T-M. Cabot, the auth
or of the libretto of the "Chimes of
Normandy," died today aged 83.
to existing laws', and not to laws
which may hereafter be passed for the
collection of other fees.
It is provided that as to the state
printer tho law shall not take effect
until 1907, An emergency clause Is
attached, declaring that It is neces
sary for the Immediate preservation
of the public peace and safety that
the act take pffeet upon the approval
of the governor.
In reference to the reported serious
rebellion in the Kwang-Si province,
a dispatch from Shanghai says that
the provincial governor. Wang Chi
Chun, purposely permits an Increase
of brigandago; magnifying, the opera
tions of tho local, bandettl Into a seri
ous rebellion with the deliberate pur
pose of afterward invoking the assist
ance of the French troops.
Railway Officials Strove to Check the
Raid Large Crowd Gathered to
Witness the Performance.
Toledo, O., Jan. 17. Two hundred
men raided somo coal cars on the
Wheeling road at noon, well equipped
with wagons and other means of
transportation and carried away five
rars of coal consigned to tho Mallea
ble Casting Company. The railway
officials strove to check tho raid. A
large crowd witnessed and cheered
the performance.
The Chicago Grand Jury Will
Not Bo Able to Convict tho
Millionaire Anarchists.
As They Are Rich, the Jury May Let
Them Off by Holding Them' Up to
Public Reproach In the Meanwhile
People Are Freezing.
Chicago, Jan. 17. Tho grand Jury
finished hearing tho testimony con
cerning tho coal conspiracy this
morning. There Is doubt as to tho
Jury's ability to secure convictions on
tho proof oftorod. It may return In
dictments against 10 millionaire deal
ers and operators to teat the law. If
not, they will mako a roport denounc
ing them as guilty of breaking tho
moral law and holding thorn up to pub
lic reproach.
Secretary Shaw Makes Speech Beforo
Pan-American Congress.
Now York, Jan. 17. Secretary of
tho Treasury Shaw, In a speech beforo
tho Pan-American Customs Congress
this morning, on tariff, advocated as
a means of increasing tho trade- of
tho South American republics, an im
provement ot tho meaus of inter-com-munlcatiou,
uniform standards of
weights and measures, Interchangea
ble currency and ultimately a common
New Method of Travel.
Paris. Jan. 17. Much Interest
Large Crowd of Citizens Pay Respects
to Oregon's Dead.
The train bearing the remains of
Hon. Thomas H. Tongue, arrived In
Pendleton at 9 o'clock this moraine.
and was met at the depot by Mayor
Halley nnd tho committee of cltlzenn
appointed yesterday evening.
A largo number of friends nnd nc
qualutance3 of Mr. Tongue, hesidos
many citizens of Pendleton who only
knew him as a public servant, were
also present to pay the tribute ot re
spect to tho dead congressman.
A beautiful floral wreath, nrenared
by S. H. Foreshaw. was "resented bv
the committee.
The train left Pendleton at 9:45 and
v. HI arrive in Portland at 8 o'clock to
tuclics to tho experiment to bo mado
tomorrow ot tho now system of rail
way traevling by automobile Ar
rangements havo been mado for a
train of threo automobile carriages
to leavo tho Hotel do VIJlo tomorrow,
morning -for Dijon, Tho train will
travel C2 miles an hour, Tho carrlagon
will take 40 passengers each, as well
as luggugo, and a lavatory and bar
will bo provided. Under the system
employed a small quantity of petro
leum converts a small quantity of wa
ter Into the greatest posslblo propell
ing power, tho steam acting directly;
on the wheels, Thus locomotives are
superseded and each carriage la In
dependent. Tho promotoiB of tho ven
ture believe that a speed of more than
60 miles an hour can lie maintained;
lor the whole dlstnnce from Paris to
Indians In Town.
Quito a number of Indians are in
town, but they are either ex-vneci.
nationlsts or Immunes for tho most
part. Several put In an appearance
today, however who were neither, and
the attention of tho nollco helne mil.
cd to them they were notified to do
tneir trading wtihout delay and go
henco. As a matter of fact, those In.
dians who wish to come to town have
nttio trouble In doing so, provided
they wish to travel several
miles to get Into town, as it 1b Imnoa-
..at. ii ... ......
uwie 10 rnio city s pickets to take care
or tno entiro reservation frontier.'
Dr. Marvin's Lecture.
Rev. M. H. Marvlu's lecturo nn
Gladstone" attracted nulto a larirn
audience and to everyone present the
ciscourse was a treat. Mr. Marvin
has the faculty of teaching the most
beautiful lessons from tho "Grand
Old Man's" life In the most attractive
vay, and tho result Is a discourse of
rare attractiveness and artnt vnino
from an educational standpoint. More
over, the lecture from a literary point
of vlow, Is a more than ordinary production.
Assigned to La Grande,
Lieutenant WIeman. who lias had
barge of the Salvation Armv nnat
here for some tlmo, has been assign
ed .to La Grande. Tho lleutonant Is
an earnest Christian worker, and can
be depended upon by the people of La
Gran.de as such.
Dinner for Secretary Hay.
New York, Jan. 17. Socratary of
State Hay camo over from Washing
ton today to attend tho dinner to b
given In Mi honor this evening by the
Ohio Society of Now York. Tho utfalr
takeB placo at tho Waldorf-Astoria
and promises to bo a brilliant oveut.
All tho foreign ambassadors to tho
Uujtcd States havo uc.cppted the In
vitation of the society and wll) honor
the occasion by their prcsonco as will
ulso many prominent Htato officials
and other representative citizens of
the state of Ohio.
Cardinal Seraflno Vannutelll ha
been appointed vice-chancellor of tho
Catholic church in succession to Car
dinal Parocchl, who riled Thursday,
Tho haste with which tho popo filled
tho vacant ofllco Is much commonted
upon. Cardinal Vannutelll Is now re
garded as probable successor of I'opo
Leo, as vice-chancellor of tho church
Is oho of tho highest positions In tho
Thos. Gahagan
Mining: Broker
Office with Hartman Abstract Co,
Pendleton, Oregon,
Buys and sells stocks in all min
ing companies,
A Specialty,
Mining claims fought and sold.