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PEXDLETOX, UMATILLA COUNTY, OHEGON, TUESDAY, JAXUAUY 20, 1903.
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senator today, me
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tot vote. Total, 90
among the various
i Clark bill is expect-
! house this afternoon.
tjta opponents to amend
est important mils or
Introduced in the
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la the senate bv W.
; Uta&uiia, Morrow and
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stise for the Davment
si to collect taxes dur-
tst in which uie levj
minor chances are
eETEiviei.ce and better
Kuinc assessments ana
mi the bill after a good
i the approval or the
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PL ATT IS SURE.
Will Be Elected Senator From New
Albany, N. Y., Jan. 20. The assem
bly Toted S6 for Piatt and 57 for
Stanchfield. In the senate Piatt re
ceived 25 Totes, Stanchfield 21 and
Ellhu R. Root . Piatt's election to the
senate Is therefore assured.
Jones of Arkansas.
Little Rock, Ark., Jan. 20. Sena
tor Jones, democratic, was re-elected
by nine majority in the senate. The
election will be ratified in Joint ses
IndlanaDolls. Ind Jan. 20. Pair-
banks was re-elected senator today.
Booth Tarklngton, the novelist, made
the nomination speech.
Tillman to Resign.
Columbia. Jan. 20. Tillman vlll
resign his office as lieutenant gover
nor when the legislature convenes
Hopkins of Illinois.
Sm-lnrfleld. Jan. 20. Albert Wnrw
kins was elected senator to succeed
William Mason, this morning.
Pierre S TV .Tan. 2ft. Klttrlrtr-e
was chosen senator today. He had
IN THE NAME OF THE CITY
Is the Largest Ever Accumu
lated in the Treasury ot a
PRESIDENT JOHN MITCHELL
MAKES ANNUAL REPORT.
FRANCHISE FROM COMPANY.
. 20. The most lmport-
! yestenfer's session was
nan. ij r.rmmno. rnm.
lot? a? these commit-
tmtwi tt Umatilla were
, Fttlton, Mays, Mc-
paar&acy and dentistry
Tyler Smith, C. J,
"iHave Majority of 15 in
k. 20. The sitnntlon
recovered after the
this mornlmr. Ir
-. v., .n i , u;iuh
session Each will
" J Mb "All UIVJ
joint session for bai
lor noon tomorrow.
convened at 1(1
inf. IhO MHI.hl
to ftll-ftAAj V l
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The 2G of the re.
c tun iocKed up.
' ""r received 25 In-
The house later
a total nr r.n rnr
Im than enough to
-SB. 20 Tllo Mini..
. MU .Lll
"wr elected Gen.
oi Detroit, in fin
r. James 5foMll-
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io cucrecd him-
Police Stop the Superintendent of
Public Works and Takes Posses
sion Company Is Preparing to En
ter the Courts.
Lansing. Mich.. Jan. 20. The city
council last night withdrew the fran
chise of the street car company be
cause of the poor condition and un
cleanliness of the cars and the incivll
Ity of the employes. The police this
morning Btopped the superintendent
of public works and took possession
In the name of the municipality. The
company If preparing to enter the
courts to regain possession.
TO BRIBE PAPERS.
Sultan of Turkey Will Use $100,000
to Get the American and English
Papers to Print His Side of Things.
Vienna, Jan. 20. Die Zietung to
day Bays that the sultan has become
convinced of the necessity of bribing
the American and English press to
publish the Turkonslle articles.
Needochlb Pasha has been entrusted
with the task and will receive $100,-
000 annuallly, half to be used on
American and the other on English
G'erman Liner at Genoa Continuing
to Unload Change of Wind Is
Genoa, Italy, Jan. 20. The German
liner Lahns' passenger are all taken
off. The unloading continues, but a
disastrous change of the wind Is fear
ed. Among the passengers are
Poultney BIgelow, Richmond Pearson
United Staes minister to Persia, and
Rev. Lawson, of New York.
TWO YEARS FOR PERJURY.
Charles Kelly, Ex-Speaker of the
House of Delegates in St. Louis,
St. Louis. Jan. 20. Charles Kelly,
the cx-speaker of thc house of dele
gates, this morning was found guilty
and sentenced to two years for per
jury. Kelly was Imperturbable
Lumbermen in Session.
Pittsburg. Pa., Jan. 20. The Union
Association of Lumbermen began its
regular annual convention at the Ho
tel Henry today with members In at
tendance from many parts of Ohio,
West Virginia and Western Pennsyl
vania. Tho officers in charge of the
convention, which will be in session
two days are President B. F. Wey
brecht, of Alliance, O.; Vice-President
Lawrence Hlgglns, of Pittsburg; Sv
retary F. M. Smith, Newark. O.
W. C. Mlnnls, the well known wood
dealer, who has Jieadquarters at
Meacharu, but whose homo (8 in this
city, came down from the mountains
yesterday. He reports considerable
snow in the mountains. Wood Is be
ing shipped out as fast as cars can
be procured and the supply for next
year will be short unless more chop
pers can bo procured this winter and
Makes Some Excellent Recommenda
tions His Highest Ambition Is to
See Better Conditions for the Min
ers and Their Families.
Indianapolis, Jan. 20. In his annu
al report fo the mine workers today,
President John Mitchell recommend'
ed a demand for higher wages on the
ground that tho operators were reap
ing Immense profits by their firm
stand for a run of mine basis. Also
thought there should be an advance
In the wages of the Inside and out
He recommended that the anthra
cite districts be allowed a larger
representation. He called attention
to the fact that the miners now have
In their national treasury the larg'
est sum ever accumulated in the
treasury of a labor organization.
He recommended letting the promi
nent defense fund grow until It
would be of such magnitude that they
could copo successfully against any
situation which might arise. Be
lieved the extra demand for coal
would continue two years.
He made a complete review of the
anthracite strike and commented that
fewer number of strikes In recent
years wore due to a better under
standing between capital and labor.
He believed strictly In enforcing the
laws of tho organization and the revo
cation of charters where they were
not obeyed. He emphatically protest'
ed against (he Incorporation of trades
unions, urged the mlnere to demand
of their representative In congress
his support td" the bill now pending,
limiting the power of the federal Ju
diclary In the issuance of Injunctions
In labor disputes, and also urged the
miners to buy only union-made goods
Mitchell concluded by saying that
he would not enter politics, but that
his highest ambition was to see bet
ter conditions for the miners and
their families and better fellowship
Detween ino miners ana employers
after which he desired nothing except
to retire to privacy.
Secretary Wilson's report shows
that the disbursements during the an'
thracite strike amounted to ll.ooo.
Larger Coast Towns of Mexico Es
tablish Quarantine Against Masat
Ian. Masatlan, Mexico, Jan. . 20. The
larger coast towns have established
a quarantine against Masatlan and
Topolobampo. The plague Is unabat
ed. Guaymas also maintains a quar
antine agafnst San Francisco.
FIRE IN A FLAT.
Two Women Burned to Death
Cleveland, Jan. 20, In an early
morning fire yesterday In a flat, two
women were burned to death and sev
eral were Injured by Jumping. The
loss was small.
The Central Federated Union
Calls Upon the Attorney
General to Act at Once.
PASSES RESOLUTIONS FOR
Resolution Also Requests the Presi
dent to instruct Attorney-General
Knox to Proceed at Once to Dis
solve the Unlawful Combination.
New York, Jan. 20. In view of the
suffering of the poorer classes because
of tho scarcity of coal, a resolution
has been unanimously adopted by the
Central Federated Union, which after
drawing attention to " the undisputed
widespread distress and suffering
among the inhabitants of this city,
caused by the rapacious greed and Jus1.
for gold of the men who control ana
distribute the coal which is neces
sary to preserve the health and com
fort of its citizens." calls upon Attor
ney-General Cunneen, "to press an
early dissolution of tho power of this
combination of coal Interests and ren
der them unable to further oppress the
people of this sate."
The resolution also requests Presi
dent Roosevelt to Instruct United
States Attorney-General Knox to pro
ceed at once against the coal trust
under the law, and have this unlawful
combination dissolved In the Interests
of the whole people of the United
States." It also unqualifiedly and un
equivocally declares In favor of the
ownership of coal mines to be operat
ed for and by tho people," and re'
quests President Gompers nnd the ex'
ecutlve council of the American Fed
eratlon of Labor to have ail central
bodies under their Jurisdiction call
mass meetlncs and agitato to this end
"so that a repetition of the present
intolerable state of affairs will be Im
Copies of the resolution have been
forwarded to President Roosevelt,
Attorney-General Conneen and Mr.
Quotations Furnished by the Coe
Commission Company I, C. Major
Local Manager, Room 4, Aetocla
Chicago, Jan. 20. Tho wheat mar
ket opened weak and lower at be
low yesterday's close, but was well
supported around 79. Tho Armour
crowd seem to liavo control of tho
market at present and wore heavy
buyers at 79c. Tho market closod
strong at up from yesterday's
Wheat Opened. Closed.
Mav 79 79
July 74 74
May 43' 44,
May 35 35
Mny 1G40 1672
Minneapolis, Jan. 20.
Wheat Opened. Closed.
May 78 78
July 78 78
Union Stock Yards, Chicago, Jan.
?0. Hogs 29,000; market strong to
lOe lower. Light, I5.806.30; mixed,
tG.056.65; heavy, S.lSJffi.So; rough,
Cattle 40,000; market steady.
Sheep 18,000; market strong.
Wheat In Chicago.
Chicago, Jan. 20. Wheat 79
WITNESS LOST HIS TEMPER
ENGINEERS TESTIFY BEFORE
Much Valuable Property Taken Frqm
the Box Containing Personal Ef
fects of Fairs'.
San Frarcisco. Jan, 20. When the
rdnilnlstrators to settle the estate cf
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Fair, opened the
l'ox of personal effects ot the dead
oead couple snt from Paris', It was
found that a $10,000 eablo coat, a
pearl necklace worth $15,000 and
other Jewelry had been stolen and
cheap Imitations -substituted. The
box bore the seal of tho American
consulate at Paris who have been no
tified to mako an Investigation, The
articles are believed to have been
stolen before the effects were turned
over to the consulate.
Gov. Lanham's Inaugural.
Austin, Tezas, Jan. 20. The in
nuguration of Col. S. W. T. Lanham,
as governor ot Texas, took place to
day In the presence of a great crowd
of friends, members of tho legislature
and other visitors from all parts of
the state. At the same time the other
tate officers chosen at the November
election took the oath of office In turn.
The Inaueural ceremonies wpre the
most brilliant in the history of tho
slale- Tonight the Inaugural ball
takes place In the capltol, which ha6
been elaborately decorated for the
occasion with yards of bunting, hun
dreds of flags ami a profusion of col
ored incandescent lights.
Accused of Complicity,
Frankfort, Ky.. Jan. 20. By a de
cision of the appellate court today,
Caleb Powers and Jim Howard were
accused of complicity In the Goebel
assassination. They were assured
Lawyers to Hear of Japan.
Albany, N. Y Jan. 20. Many
prominent members of tho bench and
bar were present at tho opening o
tho annual meeting of the New York
State Bar Association. President
John G. Milburn of Buffalo called the
gathering to order and delivered bis
annual address, taking as his subject
The Statute Law of the State." The
annual address before the asoclatlon
will be delivered this evening by Dr
Roklusblro Masujfma, ono of the
masters of Jurisprudence in Japan.
Dr. Masujlma will speak of the pres
ent position of Japanese law and Jurisprudence.
Yukon Murderers to Hang.
Ottawa, OnL, Jan. 20. The cabinet
having declined to Interfere In Iho
cases of the Yukon murderers, Ed Isa
bella and Victor Fournler, the two
will be banged today at Dawson,
About the end of last June the two
men murdered threo of their compan
ions for their money and put their
bodies In the Yukon Labello and
Fournler then went to tho United
States side, where they murdered an
other man. They were tried at Daw
son In November and found guilty.
Piano Plant Destroyed,
Chicago, Jan, 20. The Shafer PI-
r.ro Company plant, at Rlvervlew,
wag iestroyed by fire today. The loss
will amount to $250,000.
Principal Witness Had Been Expell
ed From Union Because He Called
the Officers Traitors.
Philadelphia, Jan. 20. Tho cngln
eers wero witnesses before the an
thracite commission today. Ono tcs
tilled that he did not want to go out
and that a majority of the engineers
and pumpmen remained at work,
notwithstanding the strike order.
The principal witness testified to
being expelled from his union be
cause he mado charges against the
officers, calling them traitors, which
hp could not substantiate.
Darrow mado It very unpleasant
for the witness, who several times
lost his temper.
Was tho Subject of Bitter
Discussion in the Housd by
AMERICA PLAYING 8ECOND
FIDDLE TO ENGLAND
Declared That If Wo Stop Truckling
to Great Britain the Canadians Will
Come Over to Our Side and Act
Washlncton. Jan. 20. In tho houso
this morning Cockran, democratic.
of Missouri, spoko on tho falluro of
tho government to reach an agree
ment with Great Britain concerning
thr. Pnnmllnn-AlnRlinn houndarv. Ho
anIA no annn nR WO Rtnn trilCkllnfT tO
Great Britain tlio Canndlans will act
nnd will como over to our siuo. irroni
tho visitors' gallery camo tho wordB,
ulnrtlnil anil looked
around to seo a tall, handsome, well-
dressed girl, whlto facea, leaning over
tho gallery, uotu rcpuuiicans ami
(a nflrp llin shock of SUP
prlso, raliled and Joined In tho
!a"Bh- .... i.
Tho young lady responsiuio lor tuo
Intnrrnntlnn llRtnnp.fi Intently. Slio
was accompanied by an aged woman
whom Bho subsequently aaurossou us
grandmother, liotn leu uio s-uiurjr
when Cockran concluded.
Reporters blocked tho way ana
asked her name. "I shant tell you,"
sho replied with a decidedly British
The house then considered tho Dis
trict or Columbia appropriation bill.
OMNIBUS STATEHOOD BILL.
Crew of Buffalo do Not Like to Re
main In Quarantine,
Norfolk, Jan. 20. A detachment of
marines under hurry orders, left for
Port Royal to maintain a quarantine
of the crew sick with diphtheria, of
the ship Buffalo, who havo been taken
from the ship and aro now camped
ashore In tents. The mon refused to
remain In quarantine nnd threaten
Many Prominent Persons Present-
Ceremonies Conducted by K. of P's.
Col'imbla, S. C, Jan. 20. Editor
Gonzales was burled at 4 o'clock
this afternoon. The pallbearers wore
ril prominent men. Tho cervices werp.
conducted by the Knights of Pyth-las.
Washington, Jan. 20. Minister
Bowen has arrived. Ho visited Sec
retary Hay's residence and then for
mally reported to Assistant Secretary
Corbelt Will Accept
Albanv. N. Y.. Jan. 20. Corbett
cays he will accept tho offer of tho
Fnrf TCrln Atlilnlli Pino- nf a nurRp
of $25,000 to fight Jeffries 21 round.
Chicago, Jan. 20, The interstate
commerce commission today Is Inves
tigating tho charges against tho rail
ways for discrimination In livestock
rates on castbound trains.
Mountain climbing cranks succeeded
In establishing a new record for viol
ent deaths In this hazardous business,
According to statistics compiled by
the Alplno club, Alpine accidents In
1902 resulted In a total of 03 deaths,
which Is tho hJgheBt record for any
The receipts of tho Boys' and Qlrla'
Aid Society for tho two years ending
January 10t,h were, In aggregato, $13,
C33.75; its disbursements wero $016,44
less. During this period 361 children
In need of care or requiring restraint
have been taken Jn chargo.
Was the Subject In the Senate Today
Indian Leaders Favor Bill.
Washington, Jan. 20. In tho son
nto this morning Quay presented a
memorial from lieu norso anu omor
Indian leaders advocating tho pas
sage of tho omnibus statehood bill.
Nelson, of Minnesota, had a rcmon
Btranco to tho passage of tho bill,
mado by Mlawas of tho Quapaw
SU8PEN8ION OF BLOCKADE.
Will Occur as 8oon as the Washing
ton Conference 8hows Favorable
Berlin, Jan. 20. In tho rolschtas
today von Buelow gavo a synopsis of
Venezuelan matters, saying that Eng
land nnd Germany wero acting to
gether loyally. Ho pointed out tiro
friendly services of America, Tho
suspension of tho blockade ho said,
would occur as soon ns tho confer
ence .regarding tho arbitration at
Washington showed a favorable
BUI Carries a Total of $53,000,000
Provides for New Gradu of Mall
Washington, Jan. 20. Tho postof
flee appropriation bill as formulated,
Increases the rural delivery portion
by $5,000,000, and earlier a total of
$53,000,000, It also provides for a
now grade of railway mall clerks,
with a salary of $1500.
Pending an Investigation at Little
Rock $1,000,000 Involved,
i ulo TiiPk- Ark. Jan. 20. The
Bank of l.lttlo Rock jKisted a notice
of stisponBlon tills morning, penning
an Investigation of tho affairs of the
Alphln lAko Cotton Company, A
million dollars Is Involved In tho In
Office with Harltnan Abstract Co.
Buys and sells stocks in all min
SOUTH POLE STOCK
Mining claims bought and sold.
BUY SOUTH POLE -