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PENDLETON, TOCATLLLA COUNTY, OEEGON, MONDAY, JANUARY 19, 1903.
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en Much Compli
Cleveland by a
wages IS REFUSED.
It Wheeling & Lake
, to Strike Because
4 Will Not Meet Their
rw Increase lit Pay.
lie 19 The coal situ
Implicated touay ny a
ana a tnreatenca
.mfcmen of the Wheel-
Lfcii railway and the
itasen ana inunmen
jtlO per cent increase
tins been recused.
art Found Guilty.
. Jm. 19. The special
laid to Investigate the
hg, reisroed indictments
m aumauais ana opera
liA with conspiring to
Kt, Bjarious to tne puo-
Ifniluted by the state
t segues waiter nogei.
i Solrkle and many
cf Southern Pad
I for Abducting a 16-
f im. 19. Ida Brown
Kjlii, ho has been miss-
!jt from her nome in
i found today. She al-
s was abducted by uon
nf h Rmithern Pact
s i trntel. then to a lodg-
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Its? ihtw nEhta. ana men
Tar in tell her Barents,
lisr EOtaS nome to sne
las a domestic, tonauc-
l-as been arrested.
ITA DIVORCE FRAUD.
i DecUret That a Real
ity BUts for Divorce is
Jtz 1). In the case
lAsdren, tie divorced wife
i iwtvs, the widow of
! dlrorce in Dakota and
1 a second wife, the su
ms morning declared
i dlrorce was unlawful.
s penult the second wife
i tie estate The court
iserely to gain the rest'
for the purpose of
(tic real domicile is in
Se. Is a fraud.
pit Not to Be Paid by
for His' Services.
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ceived a dlsnatch-
lowen. who emnhati.
reports that he is to
meia for his services.
ed tn arvnnt tsnnn
(Castro to pay his ex-
1 Rports a Bill for
Um. 19. Immediately
penea this morning
PU legislative exec-
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. Ppropriation by
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IN MEMORY OF ROBERT E. LEE.
Birthday of the Great General Cele
brated Throughout the South.
Richmond, Va., Jan. 19. The birth
aay oi uenerai Hobcrt B. Leo was
celebrated in all the leading cities of
the South today, by the Societies of
the Army and Navy of the Confeder
ate States and Daughters of tho Con
federacy. In this city the anniversary
was observed by a closing of the state
and city public offices, a parade of
tno local companies of militia, and
tho firing of an artillery saluto by the
Atlanta, Ga., Jan. 19. Appropriate
exercises wore held this morning in
tne nan or tne house of representa
tives in observance of tho birthday
anniversary of Robert E. Leo. This
evening the Virginia Society holds
Its customary celebration when the
annual address will be delivered by
i nomas Nelson Page.
Savannah, Ga., Jan. 19. Robert R.
Lee's birthday was celebrated today
by a parade of all the white military
of the city.
Nashville, Tenn., Jan. 19. Business
wns largely suspended in Nashville
today In celebration of the birthday
of Robert E. Lee. This evening Gen.
Fitzhugh Lee delivers an address un
der the auspices of the local societies
of Confederate VeteranB for the bene
fit of the fnnd that is being raised
for the erection of a monument to the
private Confederate soldiers on the
UNITED MINE WORKERS
MEET IN CONVENTION
Fully 1200 Delegates Present in Indianapolis tor the Thirty
first Annual Meeting.
13 THE LARGEST AND MOST IMPORTNAT MEETING EVER HELD
W DOWN II TROLLEY
TWO PERSON8 FATALLY
AND 12 8ERIOUSLY HURT.
Passenger Train Runs Down a Street
Car in a Suburb of Pittsburg. Pa.,
Early This Morning.
Pittsburg, Pa., Jan. 19. Two -were
fatally and 12 seriously Injured here
early this morning. The Versailles
passenger ran down a trolley car at
a grade crossing In Hazelwood. The
car was crowded. The wreckage was
carried several yards along the track
before the train could be stopped.
CONGRESS TO INVESTIGATE.
The Recent. Resignation of the Color
ed Postmistress at Indianola.
"Washington, Jan. 19. Crumpacker,
oi Indiana, introduced a resolution
in -the houco requiring the postmaster-general
to transmit if not incon
sistent to public interests, a copy of
all correspondence and documents
pertaining to the recent resignation
of the colored postmistress at Indian
ola, Miss. Also to state why the res
lgnation was unaccepted and new ap
pointment made. The resolution was
referred to the committee on postof-flees.
English Papers Bitterly Attack
Steamship Company for Allowing
the St. Louis to Sail.
London, Jan. 19. The English
press today bitterly denounces the
American line officials for permitting
the BL Louis to sail. They say Gris
com'a statement is as complete a con
demnation of the company's methods
as should be needed by any court of
SEVEN MEN DEAD.
One More of the Gunners Injured in
the Explosion on the Massachu
setts, Dies Sunday.
Washington, Jan. 19. A dispatch
to tho navy department this morning
from San Juan, says that one more of
those Injured on the Massachusetts,
died in the hospital yesterday, mak-
ng a total of seven dead. One other
is expected to die.
FIRE IN PRIVATE HOTEL.
Aged Couple Burned to Death Child
ren Suffocated One Woman Injur
ed by Jumping to' Ground.
Pittsburg. Jan. 19. An aged cou
ple were burned to death, two child
ren are supposed to be dead and a
number made narrow escapes from
suffocation and are now in the hos
pitals and one woman was injured by
jumping as a result of a fire In a pri
vate hotel this afternoon. The loss
Passed Dick Military BUI.
Washington, Jan. 19. The bouse
today agreed to the senate amend
ments to the Dick military bill, which
becomes a law as soon as President
Roosevelt signs it. .
Indianapolis, inl., Jan. 19. The
opening of the annual convention ot
the United Mineworkers ot America
today developed into a popular ova
tion tor the head of the great organiz
ation, President John Mitchell. The
convention's approval of tho manner
in which Mr. Mitchell conducted the
recent strike of the anthracite miners
was evidenced by the hearty applause
that frequently Interrupted the pres
ident in the reading of his annual ad
dress. The day was designated as
Mitchell Day" by the citizens of In
dianapolis, and ail classes joined in
Mr. Mitchell was escorted to Tore
linson Hall, where tho sessions of the
convention are being held, by a pro
cession of several thousand union
men with banners flying and bands
playing. Washington street. Market
street and other thoroughfares
through which the parade passed,
were lined with spectators who cheer
ed the great labor leader to tho echo.
Another ovation awaited Mr. Mitchell
when he made his appearance on the
convention platform. More than 1500
delegates and visitors filled the hall.
They represented the union miners
of Iowa, Indiana, Pennsylvania, West
Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Illi
nois, Michigan, Missouri and other
states whero the United Mineworkers
has secured a foothold. The appear
ance of Mr. Mitchell on the platform
was the signal for wild and enthusi
astic cheering and it was several min
utes before order was restored. Secretary-Treasurer
Lewis and the members of the
executive committee were likewise
treated to enthusiastic receptions.
After the gathering had ben form
ally called- to order the convention
listened to the usual addresses of
welcome and responses. These for
malities concluded, the convention
immediately got under way. The re
port of the credentials committee was
the first order of business and this
occupied considerable time owing to
the unusually large number of dele
gates. The other committees were
appointed and then the convention
heard the annual reports of the offic
ers. These were or extraordinary in
terest as they concerned largely the
great strike in the anthracite field
and contained tho official facts and
figures showing the part tho national
organization had taken in sustaining
the struggle. The address of Presi
dent Mitchell was listened to with
closest attention and his remarks
were frequently interrupted with ap
plause. Mr. Mitchell reviewd at con
siderable length the history of tho
strike, his statements in a measure
being a repitition of his testimony
previously given before the strike
commission. Tho reports of the secretary-treasurer
and of the execu
tive committee followed and these
with a quantity of routine business
occupied the remainder of the open
Great plans have been completed
for the popular meeting to be held to
night in honor of President Mitchell
Ihe affair will take place in Tomlln
eon Hall, whither the guest of the
evening will be escorted by a big pa-
rado headed by a band composed of
all the union musicians of Indianapo
lis. On arriving at the hall tho fol
lowing wil be the order of the even
lng's proceedings: John L. Feltman
will act as master of ceremonies and
will deliver an address on behalf of
organized labor of Indianapolis;
Mayor Bookwaiter will then extend
welcome on behalf of the city. Mayor
Bookwaiter will be followed by Pres
ident Samuel Gompers of the Ameri
can Federation of Labor. President
Mitchell will then deliver the princl
pal address of the evening. Secretary
Wilson, of the mine workers, and
President James Lynch, of the Inter
national Typographical Union will
The crowds of visitors In the city
ere so great that 100 special police
were sworn in to keep the line of pa
Quotations Furnished by tho Coe
Commission Company I. C. Major
Local Manager, Room 4, Associa
tion Block. .
Chicago, Jan. 19. Foreign markets
wero strong this morning. Liverpool
closed higher. Markets hero open
ed firm and a llttlo higher. There
was somo profit-taking on the ad
vance, but good domand held the
market strong, closing higher than
Wheat Opened. Closed.
May 78Tft 79
July 74 74
May 43Tb 43
July 42T4 " 42
May 36 35
May 1640 1640
Minneapolis, Jan. 19.
Wheat Opened. Closed.
May 78 78
July 78 78
Chicago, Jan. 19. Receipts in live
stock last week increased 64,954,
mostly hogs; last week, 384,260. Pro
vious week, 319,307 last year, 339.294,
Estimated receipts today Hogs, 54,-
000. Market 10 to 15c lower. Loft
over, 6000. Light, $5.65 6.70; heavy,
?6.206.80; rough, $6.2006.40.
Cattle 30,000; choice steady;
others weak and lowor.
Wheat In Chicago.
Chicago, Jan. 19. Wheat 78
79 cents per bushel.
Health Officials Now in Secret
Session to Discuss the Situ
ation in California.
FORTY-NINE DEATHS OCCUR.
RED DURING PA8T YEAR'
FEW SPECTATORS AT REARING
CHIEF WITNESS WAS
STATE BOARD OF HEALTH.
to Appoint Board of Six by the
Salem, Ore., Jan. 19. "A bill for
nn act to establish a state board of
health; to establish a county board of
health In each and every county of
the state of Oregon; to provide for
tho election of a secretary of vital
statistics; to provide for uniform
blanks and reports, and to assign cer
tain duties to the state, city and coun
ty board of health, and to provide a
Such is the title, wherein is de
clared its purpose, of a bill introduced
in tho senate by Smith of Multnomah.
It Is provided that the state board of
health shall be composed of six phy
sicians to be appointed by the gover
nor, and a secretary. The appoint
ments shall be made "with the con
sent of the senate," and tho six mem
bers first appointed shall be so desig
nated by the governor, that the term
of office of three shall expire every
two years, on the 15th of January,
Thereafter the governor with the con
sent of the senate, shall appoint three
members of the board biennially.
The secretary shall be elected by tho
board, which shall tlx bis salary And
allow his expenses to an amount not
to exceed $5000 a year. The mem
bers of tho board shall receive no per
diem or salary, but their traveling or
other expenses Incurred in the trans
action of official business shall be
paid by the state.
der by President Thomas M. Hanley
Alter addresses of welcome and ro
sponses had been delivered tho con
ventlon listened to the annual re-
ports of Secretary C. P. Adams and
ctber officers, all of which showed a
flourishing condition of affairs. The
convention will continue until Thurs,
day. The parcels post law, an equit
able collection law, the hankrptcy
law and the law regulating the gam
ishment of wages are somo of the
matters to receive attention,
Five Steel Workers at Pittsburg,
Burned With Molten Metal.
Pittsburg, Jan. 19. Five men were
badly burned by an explosion In the
Duquense Steel plant this morning,
and all will die. They were working
underneath the furnace, which ex
plodod, and deluged the men with a
rain of molten metal.
Kansas Grocers Meet.
Topeka, Kan., Jan. 19. The annual
convention of the Kansas Retail Gro
cers' Association, which opened here
today, is tho largest in point of at
tendance ever held by the associa
tion. Members from all parts of the
state were present this afternoon
when the gathering was called to or-
Chlcago Pet Stock Show.
Chicago, 111., Jan. 19. Tho seventh
annual pet stock show of tbo Nation
al Fanciers and Breeders' Associa
tion is now open and will be the ren
ter of Interest among poultry lovers
uiitll It closes Jan. 24. Tho largest
display of birds In the association's
history la offered. Every state In
tho Mississippi valley is represented,
and the competition among tho ex
hibitors is lively. Ono of the mont
striking features of the show is tho
exnlblt of pigeons, which contains
over 1000 birds. Turkeys, ducks,
geese and chickens are also shown
lis great numbers,
Bowen In United States.
Charleston, S. C Jan, 19 Minis
ter Bowen landed here this morning
and immediately started for Washington.
Declared That the Men Preferred to
Be Payed by tho Car System
Using 20 Per Cent More Men Than
Philadelphia, Jan. 19. Thero was a
noticeable falling off- of attendance
in the anthracites commission hearing
today. Only a few spectators were
present when they opened this morn
Tho chief witness was Superintend
cnt Phillips, of the Lackawanna Coal
Company. Ho contended that the men
really preferred tho car instead of tho
weight system In payment for coat
mined. Ho declared that his compa'
ny used 20 per cent moro men to ac
complish tho same amount of pro
ductlon than formerly, as ordered.
Commissioner Wright sarcastically
said: "In other words, you now store
men, whereas you once stored coal."
REFORM8 FOR MACEDONIA.
Austria Fitting Up Fourteen
ships to Coerce Turkey.
Vienna, Jan, 19. Tho government
is hurrying and fitting up 14 warships
with tho supposed object of coercing
Turkey into introducing reforms In
RAN A BRACE GAME.
Proprietor of Rainier Grand at Seat
eSattle, Jan. 19. Horace B. Dun
bar, tho proprietor of tho Rainier
Grand hotel, was nrrested on an In,
dlctment charging his with conduct'
Ing a gambling game in tho hotel. It
was said to bo a "brace" game.
May was the record mouth for Im
migration, tbo total number of steer
age passengers from foreign countries
passing through the nation's gato on
the bit of land called Ellis Island be
ing 88,500. The one-day record was
broken on May 5, when 6613 men, wo
men and chlldron from almost every
country in Europe, as well as a few
Horn Asia and Africa, stepped foot
on American soil for the first time.
The two-day record was broken May
2-3, the total arrivals being 13,000.
For tho fiscal year ending Juno 30
last 648,743 aliens entered this coun
try as steerage pasengers and 83,056
ns cabin passengers. The largest
number of steerage passengers that
over arrived at Now York in one ves
sel came In March on the Hamburg-
American liner Batavla, tho number
Most Remarkable Old Person.
The most extraordinary old person
of the year 1902 was Senora Catallna
Flores of Pasadena; Cal., who peace
fully passed away at the age of 117,
having continued her usual round of
work until tho day of her death. She
really did not die, but simply faded
Into tho invisible. She had lived un
the shadow of the San Gabriel mis
sion for over 90 years.
Situation In California Said to B
Scarcely Less Serious Than It la In
Mexico, Where the Disease l
Washington, Jan. 19. The conven
tion of tho state health board offic
ials, called by Surgeon-Gonoral Wy
nian, to discuss tho bubonic plaguo
eiluatlon in California and Moxico,
met this morning In secret session at
tho offices of tho marino hospital sor-vlco.
Twouty state and territorial board
of health woro represented, including
California. Tho California situation.
in which tho marino hospital aervic
records shew 49 deaths In 1902, In
scarcely less serious than In Moxico,
whero the officials claim that the
plaguo Is spreading.
WOULD VI8IT PENDLETON.
Street Fair Promoters Address a Com
munlcatlon to This City.
Tho Northwestern Midway Compa
ny, ot Paris, Toxas, has addroaaod a
letter to the business men of Pondlo
ton, through tho press, asking tho ad
visability of arranging a street fair,
horse show or other public entertain
ment hero for the second weok la
Tho letter has been roferrod to tho
Commercial Association for consider
ation and the matter of holding a
horse show, or other llko attraction, '
during tho early summer, will prob
ably be disposed of at tbo next moot
Line Has Been Completed 300 Mlloc
up the Tanana River, In Alaska.
Tacoma, Jan. 19. Lieutenant Gtbb
reports from Rampart that 300 miles
of govornmont telegraph baa been
completed up tho Tanana River la
Alaska. He will comploto tho con
nection to Vnldesi In tho spring, plac
ing tho ontlro Yukon In tolegraphlc
communication with tho outslclft
Jelks Begins Second Term.
Montgomery, AIn., Jan, 19. At
noon today William D. Jollta was in
augurated tor tho second tlmo, gover
nor of tho state of Alabama. Tho cap-
Itol building was appropriately dec
orated and tho Inaugural chamber
was filled with high officials anil citi
zens of the fitate. After taking tha
oath of offlco, Governor Jelks deliv
ered his Inaugural address. A prom
inent feature of tho dayVi ceromonlea
was a big pnrado of military, includ
ing organizations from Birmingham.
Annlston and other parts of the state.
Damon Lodgo No, 4, K. of B. will
work In tho third rank this evening,
All knights are requested to ho
present, especially members of the
degroo team, W. J. Keys, C. C, R.
W, Fletchor, K. of R. and S,
Gonzales Died Today.
Columbia, S, C, Jan. 19. Editor
Gonzales, who was shot by Lieutenant-Governor
Tillman last Thursday,
died at 1:10 today.
Office with Hartman Abstract Co,
Buys and sells stocks in all min
SOUTH POLE STOCK
Mining claims bought and sold.
BUY SOUTH POLE
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